In The Monitor by Cathy Vasas-Brown, Lt. Carolyn Latham investigates the suicide of four teens that came from varied parts of the country to Cypress Village, Oregon in order to die together. Following their trail, Carolyn discovers a world she’d never imagined. An organized support group for those waiting to “take the bus” orchestrated by a mysterious Monitor. When a Japanese teen that has withdrawn from the world and is living with his uncle in the United States disappears, Carolyn knows that she doesn’t have much time to save this teenager’s life. The Monitor is the second book to feature Lt. Carolyn Latham by Cathy Vasas-Brown.
In To Catch a Creeper by Ellie Campbell, Cathy and crew are back with a new mystery. Cathy is settling well into her job at a prestigious London ad agency when she takes on a new mystery — The Crouch End Creeper. Cathy’s group of moms, the Wednesday Once Weeklies, are ready and eager to assist track down the culprit but with Cathy how can things not go spiraling out of control?
Armed with Steele by Kyra Jacobs, Jessica Hartley gets going, nothing can stop her and she’s determined to find the cause of the accident that nearly took the life of her best friend. All roads seem to lead back to Maxwell Office Solutions and Officer Nate Steele is hesitant for Jessica to get involved until he has no other option. Can Nate and Jessica delay the distraction of the heat burning between them to get to the root of this mystery?
In Sweetheart by Chelsea Cain, a dead body turns up in a park where Gretchen Lowell, the Beauty Killer, left some of her victims. Archie Sheridan knows that there are no coincidences. He was Gretchen’s last victim, and he’s been doing well. He’s back with his family, no longer visiting her even if she does live constantly in his mind. Susan Ward is a junior reporter on the trail of a big break. She knows the victim and wants to work with Archie to bring justice to the victim. When Gretchen Lowell escapes from prison they all know that she will kill again, and they all know she’ll come for Archie. Can he survive the Beauty Killer a second time?
In Pawnbroker by Jerry Hatchett, Gary Bolton is a family man and pawnbroker. When he kills an armed robber, the repercussions are not what Gary might have thought they would be. Suddenly he’s the focus of some very bad people who will do anything to get what they want.
In Innocence Lost by J.D. Selmser, Milan and Natinha are living a charmed romance when Milan’s life is stolen by Zahir. In an eternal battle of love transcending death Milan refuses to give up so easily. Will anyone live happily ever after?
In Murder of an Oil Heiress by Candy Ann Little, Mallory Dillingham has been raised to be an oil baroness. She has been spoiled her entire life, and there are no lines she won’t cross to get what she wants and to get it now. She lies, cheats, blackmails and works at destroying marriages. Collateral damage is nothing to Mallory. Human weakness is a gift. Will she get want she wants or will she only succeed in setting her family on fire?
The single mother and 40-year-old nurse Beth Sawyer has been burned by love. Her husband left her for a younger woman, and trusting men has been something of an issue. When the hot and young firefighter Jackson Stanton asks her out, she’s hesitant to trust. Beth’s chemistry with the young firefighter is undeniable. When Jackosn becomes a suspect for arson at the city point, will Beth second-guess her trust in him or will she stand by him and risk being burned?
In The Return by Carter Vance, the married couple, Sarah Davidson and Peter Christos are expecting a special child. There are people who would like to make sure that the baby is never born. Protecting Sarah and the baby is the ancient order of the Knights Templar. They’ve been preparing for centuries but can anyone do enough to prepare for a battle to come?
In Blood Hoax by Patti Brooks, Ike Cherny’s near-fiancée has disappeared. Tuleigh left behind a GPS with 43 saved destinations titled with men’s names. Dealing with the boss’s rebellious and reckless daughter and also with their prize-winning show horse that siring foals aren’t living up to the standards of his breed, is leaving little time to follow the leads. Is Tuleigh in danger or, as an officer suggested, was she just not ready to get married? Will the substandard foals take Beckmere Farms down? Ike’s job and love life look doomed to fail. Can he find out what happened before all is lost?