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).
Rose Cranmer fled the countryside after her mother died. She found a position in London with Miss Nightingale, owing to her knowledge of herbal remedies. Wounded Julian Livingston, as earl’s son, made Rose dream of more in life, but she knew he would despise her if he learned of her shameful past. Then Julian’s family sought Rose’s help for proud, reclusive Julian. Third of the Angels of Mercy trilogy. Historical Romance by Martha Schroeder; originally published by Zebra
a short story
The damage is deep and the crime unpardonable in this edgy tale of dark courage, murder, and redemption told from a most unusual perspective.
Short story by Peter Clement; originally published by Belgrave House
A beautiful woman found in the woods, strangled and raped, horrifies Detective Chief Inspector Kate Maddox. But she also feels a shameful twist of relief that the glamorous Corinne Saxon is no longer her rival. While investigating the murder, Kate is forced to suspect her boyfriend, newspaperman Richard Gower, who formerly was Corinne’s lover. British Mystery by Nancy Buckingham writing as Erica Quest; originally published by Doubleday for the Crime Club
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.