The Disappeared by C.J. Box: Wyoming’s new governor isn’t sure what to make of Joe Pickett, but he has a job for him that is extremely delicate. A prominent female British executive never came home from the high-end guest ranch she was visiting, and the British Embassy is pressing hard.
Robert B. Parker’s Old Black Magic by Ace Atkins: Iconic, tough-but-tender Boston PI Spenser delves into the black market art scene to investigate a decades-long unsolved crime of dangerous proportions. Set against the high-society art scene and the low-life back alleys of Boston, this is classic Spenser doing what he does best.
The Sixth Day by Catherine Coulter: When several major political figures die mysteriously, officials declare the deaths are from natural causes. Then the German Vice-Chancellor dies on the steps of 10 Downing Street, and a drone is spotted hovering over the scene. The truth becomes clear–these high-profile deaths are well-constructed assassinations, and the Covert Eyes team is tasked to investigate.
Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney: Amber Reynolds wakes up in a hospital. She can’t move. She can’t speak. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Amber doesn’t remember what happened, but she suspicions her husband had something to do with it. Or her sister. Or maybe both. Terrified and trapped inside her own body, she slowly begins to remember a night that changed her life.
Cave of Bones by Anne Hillerman: While investigating the human remains found by a teenage girl and a disappearance, Tribal Police Officer Bernadette Manuelito’s cases are complicated by an unexpected blizzard, an accidental drowning, and a new FBI agent.
Macbeth by Jo Nesbø: Set in the 1970s in a run-down, industrial town, police struggle with an incessant drug problem. Duncan, the chief of police, is a dream to the townspeople, but a nightmare for criminals. The drug trade is ruled by two drug lords, one of whom, a master of manipulation named Hecate, has connections with the highest in power, and plans to use them to get his way.
The Other Lady Vanishes by Amanda Quick: After escaping from a private sanitarium, Adelaide Blake arrives in Burning Cove, California, desperate to start over. …In Burning Cove, no one is who they seem. Behind facades of glamour and power hide drug dealers, gangsters, and grifters.
Anatomy of a Miracle by Jonathan Miles: Rendered paraplegic after a traumatic event four years ago, Cameron Harris has been living his new existence alongside his sister. One hot August afternoon, Cameron suddenly and inexplicably rises up and out of his wheelchair. In the aftermath of this miracle, Cameron finds himself a celebrity at the center of a contentious debate about what’s taken place.
The Knowledge by Martha Grimes: Robbie Parsons, a black cab driver who knows the city of London by heart, picks up a man with a gun in his hand–a man who brazenly committed a crime then jumped in and ordered Parsons to drive. As the criminal eventually escapes to Nairobi, Detective Superintendent Richard Jury comes across the case in the Saturday paper. Two days previously, Jury had met and instantly connected with one of the victims of the crime, a professor of astrophysics and expert gambler.