New Releases For The Week Of March, 15th, 2020–Part 4

Here is a list of some of the new releases for the week of March 15th, 2020. I am going to divide the list into 4 days because there are so very many of them for the week. Today is the fourth and final day of my list for this week. Hope you find some selections for your weekly reading. Enjoy and happy reading.

Delusions of the Past (Reg Rawlins, Psychic Investigator Book 6) by [Workman, P.D.]From USA Today Bestselling Author, P.D. Workman!

What kind of a monster poisons a psychic’s cat?

When Starlight first fell ill, Reg thought that she was the cause of it. She should have been watching him more carefully. She should have found out about household plants and chemicals that could hurt her familiar. She was clearly a negligent owner.

But it soon becomes clear that there is some darker force at work, and Reg is going to need all of her resources to find the culprit before it is too late if she is to have any chance of saving her furry companion’s life.

Scroll up and grab your copy of Delusions of the Past  (Amazon)

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A Betrayal at Eastwick (The Eastwick Mansion Mysteries Book 3) by [Warman, L.C.]When a scheming socialite is murdered at his company launch party, ex-footballer Daniel Becker must find out the truth—even if it means implicating himself.

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After leaving his football career in disgrace, Daniel “Becks” Becker is finally ready to start a new chapter, opening a financial services firm with his high school friend. Never mind that his mind hasn’t been quite right over the past few months, ever since that infamous tackle (the one he swears he didn’t mean to make) that started all of the rumors about whether his head was right. Becks knows that one slip-up at the firm’s opening party could mean the flight of any investors the firm so desperately needs, and the end of all of Becks’ hopes to still provide a living for his wife and their future family.

At the party, Becks does his best to make his way through. He speaks with old footballer friends who seem to have their own secrets. He listens to his friend and new partner give a speech about the future, only to be interrupted by a drunk socialite hinting at secrets of her own and spewing insults at his wife. When his head finally hurts too much, Becks walks off for a nap and wakes up to the presence of a sly journalist prodding him with questions.

But while they’re talking, someone raises the alarm—the socialite has been murdered.

Now, Becks must piece together what happened that night, and figure out who he can trust. Because at the party, everyone seems to be hiding something—and Becks starts to wonder what he has been hiding from himself.

A BETRAYAL AT EASTWICK is the third novel in the mystery trilogy “The Eastwick Mansion Mysteries.” Each novel in the trilogy is a complete standalone, featuring a different story taking place in the Eastwick mansion in St. Clair. The complete trilogy includes:
•A DEATH AT EASTWICK (Book 1)
•A SCANDAL AT EASTWICK (Book 2)
•A BETRAYAL AT EASTWICK (Book 3)

Praise for L.C. Warman’s works:

“Captivating” -Kirkus Reviews

“An intriguing blend of realism and reflection, unsettling discoveries and natural consequences” -Foreword Reviews

About
L.C. Warman is the author of the St. Clair mystery series. She grew up in New England, in a town where real estate contracts stipulated that you couldn’t back out if you discovered your new place was haunted. She currently lives in a Michigan lakeside town with her husband and two dogs.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What It Seems by [Bleeker, Emily]A page-turning novel of suspense about the perfect family, and the perfect lies, by the bestselling author of When I’m Gone and The Waiting Room.

Adopted by her controlling foster mother at the age of eight, twenty-year-old Tara has seen little of the outside world. Lonely, punished for the slightest offense, her only distraction comes from watching the Feely family’s online videos. They’re an affectionate vlogging quintet and an internet sensation. Most important, they are Tara’s mental refuge. Then the opportunity arises for them to be something more. When Tara accepts an internship with the close-knit clan, they’re her escape.

Daring to run away, and defying Mother’s rules, Tara is welcomed into the loving fold. But the more Tara gets to know them, the more she realizes that not everything is as it seems. As secrets slowly surface, the image of the perfect family begins to crack. For Tara, it’s another trap.

To claim a life of her own, she’ll need a new escape plan. Because as the show’s popularity explodes, reaching even more fascinated viewers, Tara can’t shake the feeling that Mother is among their ranks. She’s watching. She’s waiting. She’ll never let her go.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback, Audiobook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Hobby Horse Murder: A classic British murder mystery (The Banbury Cross Murder Mystery Series Book 3) by [Westerham, Ben]An old-fashioned festival where someone’s idea of fun proves nothing short of deadly.

As their cosy little weekend of fun and frivolity is blown out of the water by a violent murder, Inspector Leslie Dykeman and Sergeant Stanley Shapes find themselves faced with a plethora of possibilities and few obvious suspects amongst a group of friends staying at the upmarket Marlborough Hotel. Except, that is, they’re about to discover that even the best of friends have secrets they prefer to keep hidden and with good reason.

Unhappily for Dykeman, he is also about to find himself facing competition for the attentions of the woman he has belatedly come to realise means more to him than just mere friendship. But how is he to fight his corner when there’s a murder to be solved?

The Hobby Horse Murder is the third book in a classic murder mystery series set in the Oxfordshire town of Banbury in the early 1960s by British author Ben Westerham. If you like classic murder mysteries with a touch of romance and a streak of humour, then you’ll love these.

Buy The Hobby Horse Murder now to find out for yourself if Dykeman is about to lose his grip on both his latest case and the woman he can’t imagine ever doing without.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sugar Skulls and Suspects (Sunnyside Magical Bakery Cozy Mysteries Book 1) by [Lester, Paula]

Sunnyside is a town filled with witches and other paranormal beings. Sure, normal folk come through, but most of the residents are dyed in the wool supernatural.

Maxine Aspen owns the Sugar Skulls Bakery right downtown Sunnyside, in the heart of the madness. She and her family have been running it (sort of) successfully for two generations, but times are getting tough and Max finds herself thinking outside the box to keep the doors open.

Just in time for Halloween, she starts creating Day of the Dead cookies, which are nothing fancy. Just a little fun and spice and all things (magically) nice.

But when her customers start falling down dead, Max has to scramble to figure out just what exactly is going on because she’s the prime suspect.

And since she’s not really great at magic, even Max isn’t sure if she’s to blame.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle, Paperback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Death at the Gazebo: A Mirror Pond Cozy Mystery by [Crockwell, Minnie]First in a new cozy mystery series from Minnie Crockwell

Settling into her new condominium on Mirror Pond in Northern Virginia, Sallie Chilcoat, a recent widow, wonders what to do with the rest of her life. She had planned to continue traveling with her military husband, but his early death leaves her at loose ends. Now, she stares out the window at the pond and contemplates learning to kayak…or taking up painting…or climbing Mount Everest.

Movement in the overwater gazebo catches her eye, and she grabs up her people-watching binoculars to see a man sitting inside the gazebo playing an accordion. Curious about the musician who plays such a rare instrument, Sallie trots down to the pier to investigate.

The term “investigate” takes on a whole new meaning when Sallie reaches the gazebo to discover not a happy musician, but a dead body and a missing accordion. Forget climbing Mount Everest! Sallie finds herself immersed in the mystery of the Death at the Gazebo.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hopscotch Life by [Neri, Kris]Poor Plum Tardy. Between being saddled with a goofy name, to the way she misquotes proverbs, to her quirky style of dress, Plum always feels out of synch with other people. But even if others do seem to move in lockstep toward successes Plum can’t even imagine, while she erratically leaps through life as if it were some giant hopscotch court, that doesn’t explain the startling way her life unravels.

Plum catches her fiancé, Noah Rowle, in the act with sexy Claire Denton, his partner in a real estate deal designed to allow the soul-sucking Budget-Mart chain to gobble up blocks of land across the country. Thinking her life couldn’t get any worse, she also learns he’s cheated her financially. Desperate to flee, Plum stumbles on a bag of cash. Assuming that to be the booty Noah took from her, she runs off with it, toward a destination that’s just a name on a map. There, Plum finds a quirky town that needs someone like her. In one crazy leap, she not only makes that place her home, she thinks she’s hit on a way to stop to Noah and Claire’s land score.

But while Plum tries to help her new town halt the steamroller of progress, even with her unconventional perspective, she could not have predicted the way her past would collide with her present. Will her offbeat approach save her, or land her in behind bars in hopscotch hell?  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle. Paperback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Dog Days of Summer (Angie & Bernie Mysteries Book 3) by [Kovar, K.L.]A meth epidemic hits the high school! And dogs are disappearing all over the county!

A letter to the advice column Angie Kramer writes pulls her into police efforts to track down the drug dealers. When the letter writer and his wife die in a house fire, the case turns deadly. Angie is warned to stay out of it, but her reporter instincts take over.

At the same time, she’s worried about the missing dogs, especially because she’s still caring for the five puppies that her big dog, Bernie, fathered and were left on her doorstep. Someone is stealing dogs and the police are too busy with the drug problem to pay attention. Angie organizes a volunteer group to find the dog-nappers … and the dogs. One of the teen volunteers goes missing, after leaving a voicemail for Angie. The FBI is called in and issues an Amber Alert for the girl. But Angie feels responsible for the girl’s disappearance and goes off on her own to try to find her. That doesn’t go well.  (Amazon)

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Witch Heist in Westerham: Paranormal Investigation Bureau Cozy Mystery Book 11 by [Lister, Dionne]Lily’s feeling a bit out of place at a high-end fashion show, but she can’t wait to see Will’s sister, Sarah, strutting the catwalk. Lily and Will have planned to spend some time with Sarah while she’s in town, but when jewellery worth millions is stolen from the fashion show and Sarah’s friend goes missing with it, their plans disappear in a miasma of expensive perfume.

Sarah refuses to believe her friend could have perpetrated the heist, but Lily’s magic proves otherwise. Worried about her friend and wanting answers, Sarah decides to investigate. But soon she goes missing too, sending Lily and Will into a panic.

Will and Lily recruit Imani and flamboyant make-up artist and witch Lavender, a friend of Sarah’s, to help solve the case. Their search takes them to Italy, Spain, and back. But as times passes, the worse things look. If they don’t find answers soon, someone will die.

And on top of all that, they have a new lead into the disappearance of Lily’s parents. It’s a dangerous assignment—one that will have unforeseen consequences and leave Lily despairing that they’ll never find answers.

Yep, it’s just another day in Westerham.  (Amazon)

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Abby's Redemption: Whispering Pines Mysteries, Book 2 by [Blackhurst, Rhonda]Last summer Abigail Sinclair narrowly escaped her abusive ex-husband, who was bent on revenge. Finally, victim turned survivor, she is free from a life of watching over her shoulder at every turn. Abby focuses on running Whispering Pines Resort in the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains and learns to trust again while growing a relationship with new love, Gabe Coleman. She’s living her dream until she finds the body of a woman who endured the same horrors that she once did. The demons of Abby’s past reel her back into the nightmare she thought she’d put to bed.Juan Robles, Homicide Detective with the Blue Mist Mountain Police Department, familiar with Abby’s history and with a history of his own, is driven to find the killer while protecting Abby. But how does one protect someone who, at every turn, is more driven to find the killer than even he is, exposing herself to danger?Abby’s intense desire to help a fellow domestic violence victim propels her forward, entangling her in a web of deception, lies, and terror. Can Abby solve the murder and find justice for the dead woman before Detective Robles is forced into solving her own murder?  (Amazon)

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Death by Chocolate: A Sweet Small Town Cozy Mystery (Wintervale Mysteries Book 2) by [March, Melodie]In Wintervale… the sweets at the local bakery are to die for!

When a famous food critic comes to Wintervale to sample the new artisan chocolates at The Flour Girl bakery, his sudden death puts the wrong kind of spotlight on owner Belle Harrison-Everley’s big launch. As Belle tries to convince everyone that her chocolate isn’t literally heavenly, it’s up to Meg and the other Green Mountain Grannies to prove it wasn’t the sweets that made the critic’s trip to Wintervale so sour…

Contains a recipe inspired by the town of Wintervale!

Death by Chocolate is the second book in a series of delightful cozy mysteries set in the fictional town of Wintervale, Vermont. If you like lovably quirky characters, small town life, a dash of romance, a few sassy grannies, and a dose of sweetness, you’ll feel right at home with Melodie March’s Wintervale Mysteries.  (Amazon)

Editions Available:  Kindle