Any Day Now by Robyn Carr: For Sierra Jones, Sullivan’s Crossing is meant to be a brief stopover. She’s put her troubled past behind her but the path forward isn’t yet clear. A visit with her big brother Cal and his new bride, Maggie, seems to be the best option to help her get back on her feet. Not wanting to burden anyone, she is surprised to find the Crossing offers so much more than a place to rest her head.
Fallout by Sara Paretsky: Accompanied by her dog, V.I. tracks her quarry through a university town, across fields where missile silos once flourished — and into a past riven by long-simmering racial tensions, a past that holds the key to the crimes of the present. But as the mysteries stack up, so does the body count.
The Uccello Connection by Estelle Ryan: After a foiled attempt on the lives of world leaders, criminal mastermind Ivan Fradkov successfully eludes world-renowned nonverbal expert Doctor Genevieve Lenard and her team for months. But things heat up quickly when a stranger is assassinated in the chair next to Genevieve while she’s having lunch with her friend.
The Cater Street Hangman by Anne Perry: Careless of both murder and manners, Charlotte Ellison and her sister, two determinedly unconventional young women, ignore Victorian mores and actively join the police investigation, led by young Inspector Thomas Pitt, into the murder of their servant girl.
Cold Earth by Ann Cleeves: At the burial of his old friend Magnus Tait, Jimmy Perez watches the flood of mud and water smash through a house in its path. Everyone thinks the home is uninhabited, but in the wreckage he finds the body of a dark-haired woman wearing a red silk dress. Perez soon becomes obsessed with tracing her identity and realizes he must find out who she was and how she died.
Testimony by Scott Turrow: Bill ten Boom has walked out on everything he thought was important to him: his career, his wife, Kindle County, even his country. Still, when he is tapped to examine the disappearance of an entire Gypsy refugee camp–unsolved for ten years–he feels drawn to what will become the most elusive case of his career.
The Chilbury Ladies Choir by Jennifer Ryan: Letters and journals reveal the struggles, affairs, deceptions, and triumphs of five members of a village choir during World War II as they band together to survive the upheavals of war and village intrigue on the English home front.
Murder in the Bowery by Victoria Thompson: Will Bert is searching for his brother, a newsboy named Freddie, saying he wants to share his recent financial good fortune. Frank Malloy finds the boy, but when Will’s name is mentioned, Freddie runs off … and is found dead a short time later. Suspicious, Frank tracks down Will who spins a tale of lust and deceit involving a young society woman.