The Last Chance Olive Ranch by Susan Albert Wittig : Max Mantel, the killer McQuaid put away years ago, has busted out of prison and appears to be headed for Pecan Springs. McQuaid knows there’s only one way to stop the vengeful convict–set a trap with himself as bait. McQuaid insists Olive get out of town and go to the Last Chance Olive Ranch, where she’s agreed to teach a workshop on herbs.
The First Confessor by Terry Goodkind: A prequel to the Sword of Truth series follows the experiences of Magda Searus, who is shunned by her community members when she makes unsettling discoveries about her powerful husband’s suicide and ventures out into a war-stricken world.
Where the Dead Lie by C.S. Harris: In the latest mystery from the national bestselling author of When Falcons Fall, the horrific murder of a young boy takes Sebastian St. Cyr from the gritty streets of London to the lush drawing rooms of the aristocracy.
Deadmen Walking by Sherrilyn Kenyon: Devyl Bane–an ancient dark warlord returned to the human realm as one of the most notorious pirates in the New World. A man of many secrets, Bane makes a pact with Thorn–an immortal charged with securing the worst creations the ancient gods ever released into our world. At Thorn’s behest, Bane takes command of a crew of Deadmen and, together, they are humanity’s last hope to restore the gates and return the damned to their hell realms.
Since We Fell by Dennis LeHayne: After Rachel Childs, a former journalist, suffers an on-air mental breakdown, she lives as a virtual shut-in. In all other respects, however, she enjoys an ideal life with an ideal husband. Until a chance encounter on a rainy afternoon causes that ideal life to fray as she is sucked into a conspiracy thick with deception, violence, and possibly madness.
The Thirst by Jo Nesbo: Harry is inextricably drawn back into the Oslo police force. A serial murderer has begun targeting Tinder daters–a murder whose MO reignites Harry’s hunt for a nemesis of his past.
Miss Julia Weathers the Storm by Ann Ross: Miss Julia goes on a big group trip to the beach where six-year-old Latisha discovers some valuable treasures that have washed up on the shore. Soon it appears that three strangers they met on the beach–who seemed a bit too interested in Latisha’s treasures–have followed them back to their sleepy town.
Golden Prey by John Sandford: A Biloxi, Mississippi, drug-cartel counting house gets robbed, and suitcases full of cash disappear, leaving behind five bodies, including that of a six-year-old girl. Davenport takes the case, which quickly spirals out of control, as cartel assassins compete with Davenport to find the Dixie Hicks shooters who knocked over the counting house.
Song of the Lion by Anne Hillerman: While investigating a car bomb meant for a mediator for a development planned at the Grand Canyon, tribal police officers Manuelito, Chee, and their mentor Lieutenant Leaphorn piece together clues that link the bombing to a cold case and a very patient killer with a long-range plot for revenge.