Category: Women Sleuths

  • Dead Pan by Gayle Trent

    By Gayle Trent

    A "delightful new series." -- Kaye's Penguin Posts

    Cake decorator Daphne Martin once more reveals herself and her muffins on the middle of a homicide secret. part town will get ailing following a cake occasion, yet for negative Fred Duncan, a bout with capability nutrition poisoning fast turns deadly. Now it is as much as Daphne to style during the most likely suspects and work out who frosted Fred.
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  • Callander Square by Anne Perry

    By Anne Perry

    Murders simply don’t ensue in stylish parts like Callander Square–but those have. The police are completely baffled. lovely, younger Charlotte Ellison Pitt, even if, is curious.

    Inspector Pitt’s well-bred spouse doesn’t usually meddle in her husband’s enterprise, yet whatever approximately this example intrigues her–to the purpose that staid Charlotte Pitt is without notice damn the closets of the very wealthy, looking for backstairs gossip that might surprise a barmaid, and unearthing truths which may push even the main right aristocrat to homicide.
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  • Plaster and Poison by Jennie Bentley

    By Jennie Bentley

    Home maintenance and layout assistance incorporated!

    Ex-New York dressmaker Avery Baker left the bustle of the large urban to begin her own residence preservation enterprise in Maine. yet as she renovates an outdated carriage condo on behalf of a soon-to-be wed pal, she stumbles throughout a dull body-a individual recognized all too good via the blushing bride. The small city is abuzz with sizeable suspicions, and Avery realizes she needs to get to the bottom of a matrimonial homicide.
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  • Absolutely, Positively: A Lucy Valentine Novel by Heather Webber

    By Heather Webber

    “Exposed” via a Boston bring in reporter, Lucy is unexpectedly the controversy of the city. lengthy back-story brief: even supposing the remainder of her Valentine ancestors have been blessed through Cupid with psychic skills, Lucy’s simply detailed energy lies in her skill to discover issues. This ability has confirmed fairly a blessing when you come to her matchmaking employer looking for discovering their long-lost loves. Now that Lucy’s key's out, she has extra new consumers than she understands what to do with. yet quickly a definite guy of poser steals Lucy’s spotlight…No, it’s no longer Sean Donahue, the attractive fireman-turned-private-eye who’s stolen Lucy’s center. It’s a masked guy in a cowboy hat, dubbed “The Lone Ranger,” who’s been throwing handfuls of money around the universal. Now all of Beantown’s abuzz. Can Lucy unmask the mysterious funds guy, tune down all her consumers’ previous flames, and switch up the warmth on her love existence? completely, absolutely…
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  • Goody Goody Gunshots by Sammi Carter

    By Sammi Carter

    A deal with for readers: a brand new sweet store secret that includes “a feisty heroine.”(FRESH FICTION) sweet store proprietor Abby Shaw reveals herself in a sticky scenario attempting to persuade the police she’s noticeable a murder—when there’s no physique. yet checking out she’s correct places her at the unsuitable facet of a killer.
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  • The Mask of Atreus by A. J. Hartley

    By A. J. Hartley

    An imprecise museum's lifeless owner lies in a mystery room surrounded by means of one of many world's such a lot miraculous collections of Greek antiquities. just a helpful Mycenaean dying masks has been taken, besides the bones of a mythical hero inspiration to exist in simple terms in old fable. Looted by way of the Nazis, the treasures are nonetheless being sought through these whose goals of glory stay undefeated. The masks is an remarkable discovery that would be a strength for devastating retribution within the mistaken fingers. yet by the point museum curator Deborah Miller learns the reality, it can be too overdue not just to avoid wasting herself--but to bare to the realm the impressive mystery she's exposed.
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  • A Superior Death by Nevada Barr

    By Nevada Barr

    Park ranger Anna Pigeon returns, in a secret that unfolds in and round Lake improved, in whose chilling depths sunken treasure comes with a dangerous cost. In her most up-to-date secret, Nevada Barr sends Ranger Pigeon to a brand new publish amid the chilly, abandoned, and remoted fantastic thing about Isle Royale nationwide Park, a distant island off the coast of Michigan recognized for wonderful deep-water dives of wrecked crusing vessels. abandoning thoughts of the Texas excessive desolate tract and the environmental rip-off she helped discover, Anna is adjusting to the cool damp of Lake more advantageous and the spirits and lore of the northern Midwest. but if a regimen program for a diving allow unearths a grisly underwater homicide, Anna unearths herself 260 ft less than the forbidding floor of the lake, looking for the relationship among a drowned guy and an age-old shipment send. Written with a naturalist's believe for the desolate tract and a prepared knowing of characters who thrive in severe stipulations, a pretty good dying is a passionate, atmospheric page-turner.
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  • Murder in Montparnasse by Kerry Greenwood

    By Kerry Greenwood

    Regularly attractive in divine twenties model, Phryne, essentially the most interesting and likeable heroines in crime writing this day, leads us via a tightly plotted maze of exciting experience set in Twenties Australia. The divine Phryne Fisher returns to guide one other dance of intrigue. Seven Australian squaddies, carousing in Paris in 1918, unknowingly witness a homicide and their presence has devastating effects. Ten years later, are lifeless … below very suspicious situations. Phryne’s wharfie associates, Bert and Cec, entice her for aid. They have been a part of this crew of infantrymen in 1918 they usually worry for his or her lives and for these of the opposite 3 males. It’s basically as Phryne delves into the research that she, too, recollects being in Montparnasse on that same day. whereas Phryne is fascinated by thoughts of Montparnasse prior and the race to outpace the assassin, she reveals problems of a special style at domestic. Her lover, Lin Chung, is ready to be married. And the impression this can be having on her personal often peaceable family is disastrous.
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