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...

MALICE AT THE PALACE BY RHYS BOWEN

MALICE AT THE PALACE Rhys Bowen August 4, 2015 Berkley Prime Crime (hardcover) London, 1934. Lady Georgiana Rannoch is delighted to be tasked with playing hostess to Prince George’s bride-to-be, Princess Marina of Greece—particularly since the gig comes with free room and board. But when one of George’s former flings—a notorious party girl by the name of Bobo Carrington—is found dead outside Kensington Palace, Georgiana starts to wonder just what she signed on for. Did somebody leave Bobo for the Royal Family to find? Is a member of the Royal Family to blame? Lady Rannoch is determined to catch the culprit—and hopefully prevent scandal from...

GRACE CRIES UNCLE BY JULIE HYZY

GRACE CRIED UNCLE Julie Hyzy August 7, 2015 Berkley Prime Crime Marshfield Manor’s curator-slash-manager, Grace Wheaton, and her boss, Bennett Marshfield, have finally decided to undergo DNA testing to confirm that they’re related. Waiting for the results has Grace in knots, so the last thing she needs is more stress. Stress she gets, though, in the form of a high-profile antiques convention, a nosy FBI agent, a dead body, and a visit from her estranged sister Liza. Grace hasn’t seen Liza since she ran off with Grace’s fiancé, so her unannounced (solo!) appearance at Grace’s door is a shock—and in light of all that’s going on, there’s...