FOGGED INN by Barbara Ross Reviewed

FOGGED INN by Barbara Ross Kensington Pub Date: March 2016 It’s late autumn in Busman’s Harbor, Maine, and the Snowden Family Clambake is closed until spring. To help make ends meet during the off-season, Julia Snowden and her boyfriend, Chris Durand, are doing dinner service out of Gus’ diner. Everything is going swimmingly—until Gus opens up one morning and finds a corpse in the walk-in. Chris and Julia recognize the deceased as a customer of theirs from the previous evening, but neither of them caught the man’s name and both are certain he left before they locked up. Who is he? Who killed him? And how did his body end up in their fridge?...

A SECOND CHANCE AT MURDER by Diana Orgain, Reviewe...

A SECOND CHANCE AT MURDER by Diana Orgain Love or Money Mystery Series: Book Two Berkley Prime Crime January 2016 Reality TV stars Georgia and Scott could use an influx of cash, so the pair signs on to compete in a new game show called Expedition Improbable. They’ve got a good shot at taking home the grand prize—until Scott goes missing in the Spanish Pyrenees and his watch is found lying near the body of a dead woman. Georgia knows Scott is innocent, but the show must go on, so she’s forced to split her focus between reaching the finish line, finding her partner, and clearing his name. Diana Orgain’s A SECOND CHANCE AT MURDER is a fresh...

GHOST OF A POTION by Heather Blake

GHOST OF A POTION by Heather Blake Magic Potion Mysteries: Book #3 Obsidian Pub date: October 6, 2014 The stretch between Halloween and November 3rd is a rough one for Carly Bell Hartwell; it’s when restless ghosts rise up and seek help from witches like her to cross over. Carly has every intention of lying low this year until the spirit activity dies down, but then Haywood Dodd gets himself murdered at a costume ball she’s attending and her plans go straight out the window. Haywood can’t find peace until his killer is caught—and he’s determined to haunt Carly in the meantime. Carly’s willing to investigate if it means she...

COVER STORY by Brenda Buchanan

COVER STORY Brenda Buchanan Joe Gale Mystery #2 Carina Press September 28, 2015 Fisherman and single father Danny Boothby stands accused of murdering social worker Frank O’Rourke, and newspaper reporter Joe Gale has been dispatched to Downeast Maine to cover the trial. Joe assumes Danny’s lawyer will argue self-defense, but the longer he sits in the courtroom, the less certain he becomes that Danny did the deed. If Joe can ferret out the real killer, it’ll make for one hell of a front-page story; unfortunately for Joe, though, it seems someone in town will do anything to ensure the truth stays buried. Equal parts courtroom thriller and...

Chris Holm Interviews Michael Hendricks

I’m not sure this interview is such a good idea. Michael Hendricks, protagonist of THE KILLING KIND, works hard to be unfindable—and can you blame him? The guy kills hitmen for a living. Every major criminal outfit in the country wants him dead. It’s enough to make anybody a little jumpy. Hell, his clients don’t even know how to contact him—he calls them. Still, I did promise Jon some web content, so I guess I’ll give him a call. Michael Hendricks: Who is this? How did you get this number? Chris Holm: That’s… complicated. MH: Yeah? Uncomplicate it. Quickly. CH: Uh… I’m a writer, and I was wondering if I could ask you some questions. MH:...