New Releases For The Week Of September 1st, 2019–Part 2


Here is a list of some of the new releases for the week of September 1st, 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.


A Night's Tail (Magical Cats Book 11) by [Kelly, Sofie]


In the charming town of Mayville Heights, librarian Kathleen Paulson and her two cats pounce on clues to catch a killer, in the eleventh installment of this New York Times bestselling series.

Spring is coming to Mayville Heights, and Kathleen’s brother, Ethan, has arrived in town with his band, The Flaming Gerbils. But not everything goes as scheduled when one of Ethan’s bandmates gets into a fight with a man interested in investing in the town. When the businessman’s body is later found, Ethan’s friend is implicated in the crime.

Kathleen wants to help her brother by solving the case, but she has no shortage of suspects from which to choose. Prior to his death, the investor was fighting like cats and dogs with lots of people. If this librarian wants more than a whisker’s chance of solving the case, she will need to rely on her trusty feline sidekicks, Owen and Hercules.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Hardcover, Audiobook













A Bittersweet Surprise (A Starlight Cove Novel) by [Ellingsen, Cynthia]

A mysterious, heartwarming tale of small-town intrigue, family secrets, and the possibility of new love from the Amazon Charts bestselling author of The Lighthouse Keeper.

Emma Laurent has always preferred helping others to asking for help. But now, she’s the one in need. Her stepmother is selling her late father’s candy shop, her grandmother’s assisted-living facility has become a financial burden, and the anniversary of her fiancé’s death is quickly approaching.

Rather than face her problems, Emma does what she does best—finds someone else to help by offering a mother and son with nowhere to go somewhere to stay. So when a couple visiting Starlight Cove suddenly offers to pay $20,000 for the old painting that has hung on the candy shop’s wall since Emma was a child, it seems like fate has stepped in to help Emma in return—but the more she thinks about it, the more suspicious the offer seems.

Determined to uncover why the couple is so interested in the painting, Emma begins to investigate, unknowingly wading into a sea of old family secrets. At the same time, a new flirtation has her feeling guilty and confused. As Emma uncovers more about the past, can she find the courage she needs to save the candy shop and give herself permission to open her heart to love again?  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback, Audiobook













Three Alarm Fury (Federal Bureau of Magic Cozy Mystery Book 6) by [Chase, Annabel]Welcome to Chipping Cheddar, where supernaturals are hidden in plain sight

I’ve finally taken a big step in my personal life when my professional life heats up with a spate of behavioral issues that seem unrelated. When some of the issues become life-threatening, I know that time is running out, but I’m no closer to identifying the root cause.

Can I put out another supernatural fire before it spreads or am I doomed to watch the town go up in flames?

Three Alarm Fury (Federal Bureau of Magic Cozy Mystery, Book 6) is a full-length humorous, paranormal cozy mystery.  (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle, Paperback















Murder Around the Bend(Clean Mystery & Suspense) (STONE COUNTY JUSTICE Book 1) by [Dalglish, John C.]From the author of THE CITY MURDERS, THE DETECTIVE JASON STRONG MYSTERIES, and DEADLY SECRETS, comes a new series – STONE COUNTY JUSTICE
A body is reported lying on an isolated country road.
The Stone County Sheriff’s Department sends out its newest homicide investigator – Dan Cutter.
Cutter discovers a baffling scene that leaves him with few clues and no obvious motive.

Experienced at working murder cases, Cutter finds himself with a different problem – he’s in unfamiliar territory.
Stone County isn’t the big city he came from, and finding the killer will test him in ways he never expected.
Can he adapt and solve this complicated case of a MURDER AROUND THE BEND?

Editions Available:  Kindle














The Couple in Cabin 2124: A Patricia Fisher Mystery (Cruise Mysteries Book 4) by [higgs, steve]

How do I always attract trouble and drama?

When a crewmember takes his own life but hands Patricia a cryptic note and a request to save Anna just before he jumps, she feels she has no choice but to honour his dying wish. Who is Anna though?

The note leads her to investigate the odd-looking and mysterious couple staying in cabin 2124 and so begins an adventure that leads Patricia and her friends through the streets and underbelly of Tokyo, Japan.

Why did he kill himself? And what are the couple in 2124 up to?

The quest to save the unidentified Anna is not her only problem though. The captain, who has always been warm and friendly, appears to now be flirting with her. She’s in her fifties, for goodness sake! How can she be thinking about starting again, but goodness, he is handsome and oh so charming. Before she can get to grips with that though, they dock in Japan where waiting for her at the Port is none other than her estranged husband, Charlie, the man whose cheating behaviour acted as the catalyst for her around the world adventure. He isn’t done with their marriage it seems, but how does Patricia feel about him now that her anger has had time to dissipate?

A mystery to solve, two men to pick from; how did her life get so complicated?

Join Patricia and gang again for another pulse-pounding adventure on board the world’s finest luxury cruise ship. (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle













Aconite and Accusations: Mystery (The Witches of Wormwood Mysteries Book 5) by [Loren, Ruby]On Midsummer’s Eve, a town will vanish.


A witch, a devil, a detective, and a talking cat are the only ones who can stop it from happening.

That makes the sudden appearance of a mystery body even more inconvenient than usual.

Who is the unidentified man in the river, and why does the invisible barrier around town seem to keep letting in the worst kind of people?

…Like the three annoying ghost hunters who roll into Wormwood with about as much supernatural ability between them as a cheese sandwich.

…And the definitely evil Amber Leroux who arrives intent on digging her claws into Detective Admiral.

Wormwood has always been weird, but things are about to get even more strange.

If you like talking cats, smart mysteries, and snarky humour, you’ll love this magical mystery series. Discover the magic today!  (Amazon)

Editions available:  Kindle











Murder Repeated: A cozy mystery novel set in the village of Steeple Martin (A Libby Sarjeant Murder Mystery Series Book 20) by [Cookman, Lesley]


Murder Repeated – Book Twenty in the Libby Sarjeant Murder Mysteries 

Ten years ago, an unfortunately none-too-rare story causes a furore in Kent, and indeed, the national media. A beautiful young woman with a promising career as a singer walks home alone from a party and is never seen again. There is no evidence, forensic or otherwise, and no-one is ever arrested.

Ten years later, Libby Sarjeant is talked into inspecting a derelict hotel in her home village of Steeple Martin. The body of a young boy is discovered – but is it anything to do with the mysterious disappearance from over a decade ago?  (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle















The Long Call (The Two Rivers Series Book 1) by [Cleeves, Ann]

From Ann Cleeves—bestselling and award-winning author of the Vera and Shetland series, both of which are hit TV shows—comes the first in a gripping new series.

“Ann Cleeves is one of my favorite mystery writers.”—Louise Penny


In North Devon, where two rivers converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his estranged father’s funeral takes place. On the day Matthew left the strict evangelical community he grew up in, he lost his family too.

Now, as he turns and walks away again, he receives a call from one of his team. A body has been found on the beach nearby: a man with a tattoo of an albatross on his neck, stabbed to death.

The case calls Matthew back to the people and places of his past, as deadly secrets hidden at their hearts are revealed, and his new life is forced into a collision course with the world he thought he’d left behind.

From Ann Cleeves, bestselling author of Vera and Shetland, beloved by readers and TV viewers alike, comes a spectacular new series, told with deep compassion and searing insight.  (Amazon)

Editions available:  Kindle, Hardcover, Paperback, Audiobook












Curl Up and Die (A Glam Van Mystery Book 1) by [Sharp, Sophie]Change and death are in the air …

Glam Van mobile beauty salon owner Molly Casey-Locks has a lot on her mind. A parking lot, to be exact.

Thanks to greedy real estate developer Veronica Corsello, Molly and her clan of trucky-preneurs are facing eviction from the corner lot in downtown San Cosmas, California, where they have parked and served the community for three glorious years. Molly’s not moving without a fight, and if one more person reminds her that her business should be “mobile,” she is going to give them a really bad haircut.

But when Corsello turns up dead behind Glam Van, and Molly’s millennial niece, Mia, is the prime suspect, aunt and niece set out to find the real killer. Between cuts and colors, the pair soon discovers that picturesque San Cosmas has secrets of its own. Now they must get to the root of the lies before Detective Liam Moat—that Boy Scout with biceps—makes Mia his most wanted for all the wrong reasons.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle














TClose Encounters of the Curd Kind: A Doyle Cozy Mystery (A Wits' End Cozy Mystery Book 3) by [Weiss, Kirsten]he truth is out there…

Way out there.

Susan Witsend, owner of the best little UFO-themed B&B in the Sierras, is absolutely, positively, not going to get involved in another murder case. Not with her small-town sheriff threatening jail time if she interferes in one more investigation.

So when her neighbor is murdered, Susan exerts all her willpower to stay out of the sheriff’s business. But her neighbor’s daughter, Clare, needs Susan’s help. Clare’s been experiencing lost time, a sure sign of alien abduction. Helping Clare is only neighborly… and totally not interfering.


Worse, Clare’s not the only one with UFO issues. Weird lights in the sky, vanishing cows, and little green men are bringing the mountain town of Doyle to the edge of a panic. Can Susan unearth the truth before her town spirals into chaos?

If you like laugh-out-loud mysteries with complicated heroines (and breakfast recipes), you’ll love Close Encounters of the Curd Kind, book 3 in the Wits’ End series of cozy mystery novels. Read this twisty cozy caper today!  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle














No Crones About It (A Spell's Angels Cozy Mystery Book 2) by [Lee, Amanda M.]

Scout Randall is settling in with the northern Lower Michigan branch of Spell’s Angels. She’s feeling bold, brash … and just a little bit flirty thanks to her burgeoning relationship with Gunner Stratton, a shifter whose father happens to serve as the chief of police in Hawthorne Hollow.
Things are going well … until they’re not.
A group of shifters who used to live in the area have returned and they’re up to something. Right from the start, Scout is suspicious but she can’t quite explain why. Then, when a local homeless man is found dead – with Scout’s name literally carved into him – she starts to believe that she’s being set up to take a fall.
Gunner is determined to help. His history with the shifters in question makes things difficult, though. On top of everything else, it becomes apparent that the dead guy’s ties to Scout run deep … like genetically deep. He’s related to her, and for a woman who was abandoned as a child, it’s a hard blow to absorb.
Gunner is determined to stick close as the warring wolves close ranks and start issuing threats. It’s going to take everybody working together to find the answers Scout desperately needs, including uncovering the secret of her past. When one of their own is taken, Scout has no choice but to put her full cache of magic on display.
It’s going to be a fight to the finish, rival gangs going at one another, and only one side will be victorious.
Which one will it be?  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Audiobook












Island of Last Resorts (Marked for Retribution series Book 3) by [Ellis, Mary]


Kate Weller’s boss, Nate Price, has some exciting news: Julian Frazier, a friend of one of the agency’s wealthy clients, has invited the Nate Price Investigations team and their partners on a trip of a lifetime to his home on Elysian Island, an exclusive retreat off the Georgian coast.

But there’s a catch. Frazier has written his own murder mystery script, and the PIs must work out whodunnit. As they’re about to discover, though, the murder Frazier wants them to solve is a real cold case, and there’s a killer twist that isn’t in the script . . .

Unable to reach Elysian Island and her co-workers, Kate is sure that someone wants her to stay away. Can she stop a ruthless killer and uncover the truth behind a deadly game?  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Hardcover














The Last Housekeeper: A Cozy Mystery Romance by [Shuey, Kari]Falling for your employer is bad… but falling for a murderer is worse.

Abby is in the top of her field and takes pride in her ability to clean up after the upper class. When her boss offers her a promotion to be a live-in housekeeper, she can’t believe the opportunity that has been thrown in front of her. Better pay, no more rent, doing what she loves… what’s the catch?

The client is a person of interest in a prominent murder case – the death of his most recent housekeeper. Mr. Saxe is not only handsome, but the most eligible bachelor in the area. However, he’s an incredibly private person with the means to hide the darkest of secrets.

While Abby tries to ignore the growing feelings she has for her new employer, she realizes there’s more to Mr. Saxe than meets the eye. As she discovers unnerving information about his past, she must make a choice – trust her instincts or follow her heart.

Get the ebook free with purchase of paperback.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback












Murder at First Pitch: Ball Park Mysteries: Book 1 by [Asselin, Nicole]

32-year-old Madeline Boucher’s Grandfather instilled a love in the Boston Red Sox into her from an early age and increased that love by purchasing a local Independent League Baseball team, the Abington Armadillos.

After losing her corporate job in Boston, Madeline realizes her best option is to join the family baseball business. As the new “Social Media Director” for the team, Madeline attends her first business function and witnesses an argument between her brother Ben, and a strange man.

A few days later when walking the ballpark during her early morning hours, she finds the body of a man beaten to death with a baseball bat in the Visitor’s Dugout. It was the man her brother was arguing with at the party. Madeline is concerned that her brother would be considered a suspect. Through the local Detectives and Davis – the head of security for the ballpark she learns the victim is Christopher Dailey, a local baseball scout and prior felon.

When her brother is arrested and taken to the police station, she realizes she needs to figure out who the real culprit is, so her brother doesn’t take the fall for something she knows he didn’t do.  (Amazon)

Editions available:  Kindle