Murdered – James Schannep

3 Unique Storylines. Over 50 Possible Endings. Just one question… Could you Solve a Murder? Murdered is a mystery novel unlike any other — You are the main character. Follow clues, interrogate suspects, and piece together the puzzle before the killer gets away! It’s up to you to solve the case in this action-packed, dark and humorous thriller. Each link represents a choice, and the story evolves based on your decisions.



Memory Man – David Baldacci

With over 110 million copies of his novels in print, David Baldacci is one of the most widely read storytellers in the world. Now he introduces a startling, original new character: a man with perfect memory who must solve his own family’s murder. MEMORY MAN Amos Decker’s life changed forever–twice. The first time was on the gridiron. A big, towering athlete, he was the only person from his hometown of Burlington ever to go pro. But his career ended before it had a chance to ...

The Prophet of Marathon – Bob Waldner

James Bennett didn’t come to the Florida Keys to find a new father. As the rebellious, serially underemployed scion of an old-money New York family, he’d spent years disappointing the one he already had. But when smooth-talking ex-televangelist John Wainwright takes an interest in him, he spurns an invitation to grow up and finally join his family’s business on Wall Street in favor of staying in Marathon to help Wainwright rebuild his church. When James’ faith in his new mentor and his infatuation with Wainwright’s ...



The Zig Zag Girl – Elly Griffiths

Schlow Centre Region Library: If you like your murder mysteries with a bit of prestidigitation, then Elly Griffiths' The Zig Zag Girl is the book for you! Spoiler alert, though, the killer uses classic illusions as their weapon, so the reader finds out the secrets behind the tricks long before they find out "whodunnit!" Edgar Stephens is a former member of MI5's shadowy unit charged with deceived the enemy into believing the British military was more prepared than they actually were. He is now a police detective who finds himself thrown back into his own history as he investigates alongside Max Mephisto, another of the Magic Men. Set in the post-war England of the 1950s, The Zig Zag Girl is intriguing on many levels and hopefully the first of another successful series for Ms. Griffiths, author of the Ruth Galloway novels centered on archaeology.

Too Cute to Kill – Linda Crowder

In this short, cozy mystery, Jake and Emma Rand discovered each other after they both left painful first marriages. Their idyllic life together in the shadow of Casper Mountain is shattered when they stumble across the frozen body of a woman after an early blizzard. When the police investigation stalls, Jake and Emma set out to unravel the puzzle of who she is and how she met her lonely fate. What they uncover will rock this small western town to its core.

Murder & The Monkey Band – Dianne Harman

Marty Morgan is a recently divorced antique and art appraiser who moves from the Midwest to live with her sister in High Desert, California, just outside of Palm Springs. Since their early childhood days, her sister has always possessed unexplained psychic abilities that often enable her to predict future events. An antique appraisal in the home of a recently murdered woman puts Marty at the center of a search for the killer. Who did it? The woman’s son? The well-known collector of antique Meissen china? ...

Ordinary Grace – William Kent Krueger

“That was it. That was all of it. A grace so ordinary there was no reason at all to remember it. Yet I have never across the forty years since it was spoken forgotten a single word.” New Bremen, Minnesota, 1961. The Twins were playing their debut season, ice-cold root beers were selling out at the soda counter of Halderson’s Drugstore, and Hot Stuff comic books were a mainstay on every barbershop magazine rack. It was a time of innocence and hope for a country ...



Diamonds and Cole – Micheal Maxwell

Cole Sage has about reached rock bottom. Cole is stunned to receive a cry for help from his one great love. Faced with his past, and an uncertain future, he tries to find her estranged daughter. He is blocked at every turn by the husband who abandoned her, shady real estate deals, violent street thugs and a fortune in diamonds that unite them. Beaten, bloody but determined, Cole Sage defeats greed and hatred with a strength that only love and a will as hard as ...


Ghosts of Tsavo – Vered Ehsani

Armed with Victorian etiquette, a fully loaded walking stick and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in colonial Kenya desperate for a pot of tea and a pinch of cinnamon. But she’ll need more than that if she’s to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. She must endure all this while surviving the machinations of her best friend’s dashing godfather and the efforts of her safari guide to feed her to any lion willing to drag her ...

Murder at Cold Creek College – Christa Nardi

Sheridan Hendley, a professor and psychologist at a prestigious college, is responsible for crisis management. Although she is not a sleuth, when her colleague Adam is murdered, her department head assigns her to assist Detective Brett McMann in gathering information that could help him solve the crime. Unfortunately, a close friend quickly becomes the prime suspect and Sheridan is motivated to prove her innocence. As Sheridan draws connections among the people in Adam’s life, she realizes many women have a strong motive for murder. Slashed ...

The Case of the Defunct Adjunct – Frankie Bow

When the lecherous Kent Lovely, Mahina State’s one-man hostile work environment, collapses face-first into his haupia cheesecake, the faculty retreat goes from dull to disastrous. Now Professor Molly Barda has to fight to keep an innocent out of prison—and herself off the unemployment line. If you like Dorothy Parker, Sarah Caudwell, P.G. Wodehouse, or E.F. Benson’s Mapp and Lucia stories, you’ll enjoy this tale of passion, pilferage, and petty politics.

Murder in White Sands – Marla Bradeen

One dead body, one interrupted marriage proposal, and too many suspects to count. On the night of her engagement, Rae Lynn Dobbs stumbles across a dead body on the beach of White Sands, Florida. Not only does she recognize the murder victim as one of the retirement-home residents where she serves dinner, but it looks increasingly likely that someone there also killed him. To her fiancé’s dismay, Rae Lynn launches her own investigation. Between the gossipy widows, the home’s last surviving bachelor, and her coworkers, ...