New Releases For The Week Of March 19th, 2023–Part 1

Amy Cornwall has 5 days to save the world, 4 days to save her family. . . James Patterson’s most riveting thriller since The Black Book.
Agent Amy Cornwall excels at working from the shadows—until a botched field operation reveals dark dealings between her bosses and an informant. And a hidden plot by a terrorist genius that could kill thousands of Americans. Among them: her husband and daughter.
She has to go dark. The Division wants to erase her. And they know every detail about her identity, her history, and her family. 
Agent Cornwall’s countdown has begun. (Amazon)

Edition Available: Kindle, Hardcover, Paperback, Audiobook

Amateur sleuth Sloan Krause is back to brewing in this latest installment of Ellie Alexander’s popular cozy mystery series, Beer and Loathing. Includes recipes and a travel guide to Leavenworth

It’s ski week in everyone’s favorite Bavarian village of Leavenworth, Washington. Sloan Krause and her brewing partner in crime Garrett Strong are pouring pints of their deliciously decadent obsidian IPA and serving up slices of peanut butter chocolate pretzel bars. The mid-winter has everyone buzzing with excitement, especially Garrett. His family is arriving for a long overdue visit to Nitro. He can’t wait to show them around the village, spend afternoons skiing the surrounding alpine slopes, and curling up in front of a crackling fire with a hearty evening stout. But the cozy vibe takes a dark turn when a young doctor has a fatal fall from the ski lift. At first, everyone assumes it was a terrible accident, but Sloan isn’t convinced. Hazel Anders had insider information on medical research that could be worth killing for. Now barstool sleuth Sloan is on the case and using her nose for hops to sniff out the murder. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Paperback

All that glitters isn’t gold in Samantha Kidd’s latest mystery…

When Samantha Kidd’s jewel of a husband, shoe designer Nick Taylor, is named a finalist for at an industry function, Samantha sponsors a banquet table and invites close friends and family to the celebration. But by the time the night arrives, most of them aren’t on speaking terms. Even romance with Nick suffers thanks to his dad’s move into the couple’s bedroom.

Before the cash bar closes, the toastmaster’s body is found with a gilded knife in her chest. What should have been a golden evening becomes a 24-karat disaster, and brutal weather conditions keep the cops at bay. Locked in a ballroom with two hundred suspects and seven angry tablemates, Samantha’s got just four hours to take a stab at solving the murder…before the murderer stabs again. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle, Paperback

Autumn has arrived in the Rocky Mountains. The resort that was almost the death of the small town of Clear Creek is trying to mend relations by hosting a local artisan show.

Jemma has been asked to create a display showing beginner projects all the way up to expert. Hoping to knit up attention for the shops in Clear Creek, she agrees. The last thing she expects is to trip over a body in the middle of the exhibits.

Curiosity piqued, she wants to know how someone was killed under the watchful eyes of the resort’s security staff — headed by the man she loves.

Even though her past experiences have taught Jemma she doesn’t want to be anywhere near a killer, when Deputy Chase surprises everyone by asking for her help she can’t bring herself to say no. Because if the killer isn’t bound off before the resort guests leave, someone will get away with murder. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

Donna shows up again! And this time it’s less than picture-purrfect. Donna’s claim to fame was photographing rich cats. Well, at least cats of rich owners! She knew sneaking onto wealthy estates to snap photos of their cats in the window was a little risky but it could pay off in a big way.

Turns out, too big. When she snaps a photo of someone who doesn’t want to be seen, the game turns deadly. Emily thinks she has her sights on the bad guy but before she can prove her case, a series of threats throws her off track. Can Emily track down the incriminating photograph before anyone else gets hurt?

Of course, Shakespeare, the cat is along for the ride, both sweet and sassy, and with nine lives!
In this quirky whodunnit you’ll find twists and turns, red herrings served with a slice of puzzle pie, and surprises that’ll have you turning the pages to find the killer before they find Emily. Perfect for those who love cozy animal mysteries with a pinch of humor, lots of clues, and a fun small town feel. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle, Paperback


Book 20 in the fun witchy cosy mystery series Paranormal Investigation Bureau.

Lily and the gang are off to Sydney, Australia, where she and Will hope to tie the knot. However, when Lily discovers a body washed up on the beach, their plans are thrown into chaos. The body happens to be someone she knows, and it breaks her heart.

Just when they thought they’d left the crime and mysteries behind them for two weeks, the universe conspires to prove them wrong. Not only that, but the Australian witch authorities have banned magic use. If the gang thought solving a murder was hard before, it will be almost impossible with no resources and no magic.

Can Lily and Will solve the mystery and finally get married before their two weeks are up, or will circumstances and an annoying witch official who has it in for Lily conspire to make their nuptials an impossibility?

If you enjoy light-hearted cozy mysteries, you’ll love this! For fans of Angie Fox’s Southern Ghost Hunter Series and Annabelle Chase’s Spellbound Cozy Mystery Series. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

A victim who dies twice. A web of deceit. With the help of her friends, can an amateur sleuth crack the case, or will she pay the ultimate price?

Trainee antique expert, Dotty Sayers, knows she’s in trouble when a dead body disappears. She’s relieved to hear the victim is alive, but her confusion turns to alarm when she finds him dead, again.

It’s all smoke and mirrors as evidence mounts against this amateur detective, and convinced she’s deceived them, her police associates turn their backs on her. With only her close friends believing she’s innocent, she’s determined to clear her name.

Can Dotty uncover the truth before she’s stabbed in the back?

Priceless Betrayal is the sixth book in the captivating Dotty Sayers Antique Mystery series. If you like puzzling mysteries, engaging characters and the quintessential English countryside, you’ll be enraptured by this page-turning whodunit.

Buy Priceless Revenge today and blow the whistle on this crime. (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle, Paperback

This winter wonderland is hiding a dangerous killer…

Amateur sleuth Bethany Lights is eager to enjoy a cozy Thanksgiving with her family and settle into her new home in the beautiful town of Snow Falls, Alaska. But when her crazy Uncle Riley appears on her doorstep, a holiday headache quickly turns into a deadly cat-and-mouse game when a body turns up in the snow.

Determined to solve the mystery, Bethany’s simple investigation soon sends her tumbling down a sinister rabbit hole into a world of sharp secrets and painful truths that all seem to revolve around her crazy uncle. With the town crippled by a vicious snowstorm and a ruthless murderer on the prowl, Bethany finds herself embroiled in a battle of wits that could have devastating consequences.

And after her best friend and uncle are kidnapped, Bethany is forced out into an icy world where a deadly snowman is waiting for her…

Will Bethany survive Thanksgiving and save the day? Or will she end up as frozen leftovers on the plate of an unseen killer? (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle

When softball fever overtakes Sun City West, foul balls and foul play add up to murder . . .

When a member of the local pinochle club rallies everyone in the community to come cheer on the softball team he’s joined, Sophie “Phee” Kimball can’t imagine a worse way to spend a free afternoon. But before anyone can take them out to the ball game, her mother’s friend Shirley spots a dead body, only to have it vanish before anyone else sees it. Soon Shirley and her friends can’t decide whether she’s losing her marbles or being stalked by the living dead—until an attempt is made on her life.

Wondering if the body Shirley saw belongs to a missing ballplayer who may have been murdered, Phee begins to suspect that Shirley’s in danger from a menacing killer. Following the clues at the ball park and eyeing the crowd for a likely perpetrator, she devises a clever scheme to sniff out the culprit, but she’ll have to act fast before she strikes out for the last time!

Praise for the Books of J. C. Eaton:

“Fun characters, a touch of humor, and a great mystery, the perfect combination for a cozy.” —Lena Gregory, author of the Bay Island Psychic Mysteries on Ditched 4 Murder

“So cleverly written, you won’t guess the perpetrators until the very end.” —Mary Marks, award-winning author of the Quilting Mystery Series on Booked 4 Murder

“A thoroughly entertaining series debut, with enjoyable yet realistic characters and enough plot twists—and dead ends—to appeal from beginning to end.” —Booklist, starred review, on Booked 4 Murder

“Enjoy this laugh-out-loud funny mystery that will make you scream for the authors to get busy on the next one.” —Suspense Magazine on Molded 4 Murder

About the Author:

J. C. Eaton is the pen name of husband-and-wife writing team Ann I. Goldfarb and James E. Clapp. They are the authors of the Wine Trail Mysteries, the Sophie Kimball Mysteries, the Marcie Rayner Mysteries, and the Charcuterie Shop Mysteries. In addition, Ann has published nine YA time travel mysteries under her own name. You can learn more about Ann and Jim at,,, and (Amazon)

Editions Available: Kindle, Paperback

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