Caitlin Burke returns to her family in New Mexico from an Eastern school. Her horse, Night Sky, injured in an accident, has been cared for by wrangler Gabe Hart. Cait and Gabe are attracted to each other, but a threat is posed by the greedy cattle rancher Nelson Mackie to take over the Burke ranch. Sequel to Desert Hearts. American Historical Romance by Marjorie Farrell; originally published by Topaz
Detective Chief Inspector Kate Maddox is on holiday in Lisbon with her partner, Richard Gower, when they meet acquaintances of his. Major Bletchley is tired, but his wife accompanies them to a Fado club. When they return to the hotel the major is dead – murdered. The investigation links to another murder back home in the Cotswolds, and proves very complex for Kate. British Mystery by Nancy Buckingham writing as Erica Quest; originally published by the Piatkus Crime Club
Teen-age twins Christine and Susan Pratt are excited about working as counselors at a lakeside summer camp. But they quickly learn there are strange goings-on at Camp Pinewood. Someone is sabotaging it, and with supplies mysteriously disappearing and plans being ruined, it’s in danger of closing. The clever twins put their sleuthing skills to work, hoping to solve the mystery and save the camp. Third in the Pratt twins series. Young Adult Fiction by Cynthia Blair; originally published by Fawcett Juniper
Another murder mystery for the stunning, but reckless and often aggressive Eve Masters. Although she is becoming a little more settled on the island of Crete and her romance with David Baker is blossoming, she is unable to stop herself from attempting to solve murders for the Greek police. This time it’s even more difficult for her to stay detached as she literally trips over the body herself. Contemporary Romantic Suspense by Irena Nieslony; originally published by My Weekly at DC Thompson (UK).
Women’s Fiction/Contemporary Romance by Curtiss Ann Matlock
Mollie and Tommie Lee have been married for twenty-five years. They grew up in Valentine, Oklahoma, and were sweethearts from the get-go. But something is missing in their marriage, and Mollie can’t bear to stay where she doesn’t feel loved. Tommy Lee is confused and hurt and angry when she takes refuge in Aunt Hestie’s empty cottage, but he has complaints of his own. Originally published by Avon
Elizabethan Mystery by Kathy Lynn Emerson
When the steward at her husband's Lancashire estate dies under mysterious circumstances, Susanna, Lady Appleton suspects he was murdered. As an expert on poisonous herbs, she sets out to discover the truth but ends up unearthing more secrets than she bargained for. 1st book in the FACE DOWN mystery series originally published by St. Martin’s
Contemporary Romantic Suspense by Justine Wittich
Nevada Shay has done her best to distance herself from the theater, but now she has an actor/dancer living one floor up. And Mackenzie Reid insists on discovering her secrets — such as the reason she avoids the theater, her all-night talk radio show, ”Night Words,” and the fact that a stalker wants to destroy her. Originally published by Thomas Bouregy & Co.