New Releases For The Week Of July 14th, 2019–Part 2

Here is a list of some of the new releases for the week of July 14th, 2019. I am going to divide the list into 4 days because there are so very  many of them for the week. Today is the second day of my list for this week. Hope you find some selections for your weekly reading. Enjoy and happy reading.




It’s 1986, and Adam Cave, lead singer of the pop sensation Loose Lips, is struggling to stay in the closet, especially as his group is going through a messy split, and media speculation about the reasons behind it is rife.

Joe Stone has been assigned to Adam as a runner for the behind-the-scenes, warts and all expose of the recording of the band’s last album, and an unlikely friendship begins to form.

But when the band’s manager, Jack Eddy, is found dead in Adam’s hotel room in what looks like a sex game gone wrong, Joe feels compelled to help. He turns to his flatmate, Russell, to help him clear the pop star’s name, and keep his secret.

Russell, meanwhile, has a secret of his own. He’s just been for a test, the results of which may change his life forever.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Paperback












Black Magic Is Taboo For Good Reason (Diva Delaney Mysteries Book 12) by [Jayde, Anni]

A mysterious mob boss from Chicago is hellbent on eliminating Diva Delaney and he’ll stop at nothing to get the job done. She’ll have to travel to the UK Council headquarters to speak to someone who might be able to shed some light on the coven her nemesis comes from.

During her meeting with the reclusive warlock, Diva accidentally triggers an event that will irrevocably shape her future. Any attempts to alter her fate will bring dire consequences. She’s going to have to let it run its course and see what the eventual outcome will be.

No one will be exempt from her war with the gangster. Any of her friends, family members and random acquaintances could become a target. Diva will need to discover her foe’s secret identity if she hopes to have a chance to take him down before he can destroy her. He’s so well guarded that the task won’t be easy, but no one can hide from her physic abilities forever.   (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle
















Who Shot the Serif? (Hand Lettering Mystery Book 1) by [Archer, Jessa]When Jamie Lang finds one of her hand lettered quotes on the window of her shop, Flourish, with a hole shot through a serif, she knows someone’s trying to drive her business into red ink. Jamie confronts Earleen Culp, the ruthless owner of the local stationery shop, in front of the most popular breakfast spot in the small town of Cedar Valley. Of course, Earleen professes shock and innocence, so when she’s found dead in front of Jamie’s home the next morning, Jamie becomes the prime suspect.

Jamie’s one cross-stroke short of acquittal, and even her best friend has her doubts. But Jamie’s not the only one in town with a motive for wanting Earleen silenced for good. To clear her name, Jamie’s going to need every last drop of ink in her quill.

With the hot police chief Ridge, and her makeup artist friend Nora on her side, she’s prepared to go out with a flourish if that’s what it takes to catch the real murderer. She’s desperate to save her hand lettering business, but will her quest lead her right into a killer’s snare?  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback













Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe by [Webber, Heather]Heather Webber’s Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe is a captivating blend of magical realism, heartwarming romance, and small-town Southern charm.

Nestled in the mountain shadows of Alabama lies the little town of Wicklow. It is here that Anna Kate has returned to bury her beloved Granny Zee, owner of the Blackbird Café.

It was supposed to be a quick trip to close the café and settle her grandmother’s estate, but despite her best intentions to avoid forming ties or even getting to know her father’s side of the family, Anna Kate finds herself inexplicably drawn to the quirky Southern town her mother ran away from so many years ago, and the mysterious blackbird pie everybody can’t stop talking about.

As the truth about her past slowly becomes clear, Anna Kate will need to decide if this lone blackbird will finally be able to take her broken wings and fly.

At the Publisher’s request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Hardcover, Paperback, Audiobook













The Horseman’s Word by [Obey, Erica]

It is July of 1865, and in Saratoga Springs, the wealthy racegoers wish, in the words of General Daniel Sickles, who left a leg at Gettysburg, “to let bygones be bygones” and put the war behind them. But Rose Adair cannot forget Lane Fallon, the Englishman she last saw being dragged off to be hanged as a Confederate spy. Cole Washington III, a former slave and jockey, refuses to forget about the family he lost in the New York City draft riots, and has come to Saratoga to seek justice for them. And Declan Sullivan is an Irish stable hand who hides his mysterious ability with horses in order to escape his past – and his titled, English half-brother, Lane Fallon. When Fallon is pulled from Congress Spring, after apparently having killed a man over a mysterious, smuggled artifact, these unlikely allies must team up to sort through conflicting tales of Fenian rebels and the occult Society of the Horseman’s Word, to discover the truth about a very real and very dangerous conspiracy that threatens not just the racing season, but the entire future of the country.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle















IMPOSTER: Book Eleven: The Blackfriar Mysteries by [MOORECROFT, M'LISSA]WHO IS HE?

He says he’s an author and his name is Ryan O’Flaherty. And he almost looks like O’Flaherty’s publicity photos. But something isn’t quite right, and when he moves into The Blackfriar Apartments, some of the tenants think he reminds them of somebody – they just don’t know who.

When Black Rock’s new Deputy Police Chief catches O’Flaherty staring at Gloria Beardsley with hate, the lawman’s spider senses go on high alert and he begins to investigate a man he’s sure is an impostor.

But what’s the man motive? Why did his chose The Blackfriar Apartments? And can his evil plans be thwarted?

If you like short mystery reads with twists and turns, you’ll love Book Eleven in M’Lissa Moorecroft’s series, The Blackfriar Mysteries.

Get it now and discover the new tribulations facing the tenants of the beleaguered Apartment Building…  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle













Monster Magic in Witchwood (Witchwood Cozy Mystery Book 3) by [Lancaster, Jessica]BOOK THREE in the Witchwood Cozy Mystery series

As magic activity increases in Witchwood, the disappearance of a young boy raises alarms.

The local police can only do so much, claiming children go missing all the time. This time, it was different, this time, the family lived near a witch, Evanora Lavender, and she senses something isn’t right.

Following her gut, Nora sets out to find him. But what she uncovers might kill her, and the boy.

A paranormal cozy mystery set in a small English town, featuring a witch detective and her talking familiar as they sleuth around Witchwood. Written in British English. *previously published book*

Witchwood Cozy Mystery series
1. Cryptic Curses in Witchwood – SOON
2. Secret Spells in Witchwood – JULY 8
3. Monster Magic in Witchwood – JULY 17
4. Reaper Rituals in Witchwood – JULY 31
5. Bad Blood in Witchwood – AUGUST 7
6. Wicked Witches in Witchwood – AUGUST 14  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle












Devil's Swamp: A LaShaun Rousselle Mystery by [Emery, Lynn]

Devil’s Swamp holds three hundred years of deadly secrets and the blood of murder victims beneath its murky waters according to legends. What’s the connection to psychic LaShaun Rousselle’s latest case?
Two leaders of the Third Eye Association die under suspicious circumstances, throwing the global paranormal research and investigative organization into turmoil. LaShaun is brought in to help figure out what is going on when a Louisiana connection is uncovered. When a third TEA member is murdered, a local man LaShaun knew well, it hits close to home. A powerful rare earth mineral being extracted from Devil’s Swamp, a suspected serial killer, murder, and the supernatural. LaShaun must make sense of dangerous pieces of the puzzle before more lives are lost and a destructive paranormal power is unleashed on the world  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle













Hijinks at Highgate Cemetery: Piccadilly Ladies Club Mysteries by [Jane, Bettie]

While attending a celebration at Highgate Cemetery to honor literary hero George Eliot, Julia is eager to gather information and write a story for The Daily News honoring both the author and the historical cemetery. When an uninterred body becomes the center of attention, Julia puts on her investigative hat and attempts to determine the identify of the body and get the literary celebration back on track.

Much to her dismay, the body belongs to someone she knows and worse, implicates a close friend. Can she solve the murder before it’s too late?  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

















Cliff Hanger (A Maggie McDonald Mystery Book 5) by [Feliz, Mary]When a hang-gliding stranger is found fatally injured in the cliffs above Monterey Bay, the investigation into his death becomes a cluttered mess. Professional organizer Maggie McDonald must sort the clues to catch a coastal killer before her family becomes a target . . .

Maggie has her work cut out for her helping Renée Alvarez organize her property management office. Though the condominium complex boasts a prime location on the shores of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, aging buildings and the high-maintenance tenants have Renée run ragged. But Maggie’s efforts are complicated when her sons attempt to rescue a badly injured man who crashed his ultra-light on the coastal cliffs.

Despite their efforts to save him, the man dies. Maggie’s family members become the prime suspects in a murder investigation and the target of a lawsuit. Her instincts say something’s out of place, but solving a murder won’t be easy. Maggie still needs to manage her business, the pushy press, and unwanted interest from criminal elements. Controlling chaos is her specialty, but with this killer’s crime wave, Maggie may be left hanging . . .

“A skillful amateur detective with an impressive to-do list.”
Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW, Address to Die For  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback