Books

The Strangers' Tomb

Robin Hazard Ray
Maine Authors Publishing
04/14/2016
A slave in South Carolina is stripped and photographed. A night watchman in Cambridge is assaulted. An extra corpse turns up in a tomb. How are they connected—and who’s next?
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Delivering the Truth

Edith Maxwell
Midnight Ink
04/08/2016
For Quaker midwife Rose Carroll, life in Amesbury, Massachusetts, provides equal measures of joy and tribulation. She delights in attending to the needs of mothers and newborns even as she mourns the recent death of her sister. Likewise, Rose enjoys the giddy feelings that c. . .
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The Ninth Life

Clea Simon
Severn House
03/01/2016
The past is an enigma to Blackie, the voice of Clea Simon’s dark new mystery. Combining elements of feline fantasy and classic whodunit, The Ninth Life introduces this unusual hero and his companion, Care: two small creatures in a nightmarish urban landscape, fighting for . . .
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When Bunnies Go Bad

Clea Simon
Poisoned Pen Press
03/01/2016
Winter is hard in Beauville, where the melting snow can reveal much more than last season’s dead leaves. So when a wealthy, obnoxious tourist and his ski bunny girlfriend surface in Pru Marlowe’s little Berkshire town, she knows she should stay out of their way. The bad-. . .
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Fogged Inn

Barbara Ross
Kensington
02/23/2016
An autumn chill has settled over Busman’s Harbor, Maine, but Julia Snowden is warming up the town by offering lobster stew at the local diner. When her landlord discovers a dead body in the walk-in refrigerator, Julia must figure out who ordered up a side of murder.
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A Turn for the Bad

Sheila Connolly
Berkley Prime Crime
02/02/2016
 THE COAST IS NOT CLEAR
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