New Fiction

A Perilous Undertaking by Deanna Raybourn: Victorian adventuress Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to take on an impossible task saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution.

Infamy by Robert Tannenbaum: New York District Attorney Butch Karp and his crime-fighting wife, Marlene, place their lives in danger to seek justice for a murdered FBI associate while exposing security-compromising corruption at the highest levels of government.

Below the Belt by Stuart Woods: Newly ensconced in his Santa Fe abode with a lovely female companion, Stone Barrington receives a call from an old friend requesting a delicate favor. A situation has arisen that could escalate into an explosive quagmire, and only someone with Stone’s stealth and subtlety can contain the damage.

Fatal by John Lescroart: At forty-four Kate loves her life, she’s happily married to her husband Ron. Everything changes, however, when she and Ron meet another couple, Peter and Jill, and Kate is suddenly overcome with desire for Peter. What begins as an innocent crush develops into a dangerous obsession and Kate’s fixation on Peter results in one intense, passionate encounter between the two.

Robert B. Parker’s Revelation by Robert Knott: Territorial marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch figured things had finally settled down in Appaloosa when Boston Bill Black’s murder charge was dropped. But all that changed when Augustus Noble Driggs was transferred to a stateside penitentiary just across the border from Mexico.

Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner: Eight years ago, Sharlah May Nash’s older brother beat their drunken father to death with a baseball bat in order to save both of their lives. Now thirteen years old, Sharlah is about to be adopted by FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner. Then reports of an armed suspect shooting his way through the wilds of Oregon. As Quincy and Rainie race to assist, they are forced to confront mounting evidence that the shooter may be Sharlah’s older brother.

The Woman in Blue by Elly Griffiths: A  vision of the Virgin Mary foreshadows a string of cold-blooded murders, revealing a dark current of religious fanaticism in an old medieval town.

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