Driscoll LoneWolf


Jen J. Danna (writing as Sara Driscoll), Lone Wolf, Kensington Publishing

FBI K9 handler Meg Jennings and Hawk, her Labrador, must race against time as they zero in on one of the deadliest killers in the country.

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Vicki Delany, We Wish You A Murderous Christmas, Berkley Prime Crime

A grinch is spoiling the holiday cheer and causing fear in the latest from the author of Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen...

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A.M. Dellamonica, Child of a Hidden Sea, Tor Books

One minute, Sophie Hansa is in a San Francisco alley, trying to save the life of a strange woman. The next, she is flung into the warm and salty waters of an unfamiliar world.

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Kay Stewart and Chris Bullock, Tour de Mort, FriesenPress

Death stalks a thousand-kilometre Cops for Cancer ride down Vancouver Island

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Nick Wilkshire, Escape to Havana, Dundurn Press

For Charlie Hillier, a posting to Cuba could be the perfect place to start his new life — if he survives long enough.

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Geri Newell Gillen, Quite Perfectly Dead, Deux Voiliers

After multiple deaths occur in Vegas following a poker tournament, a cross-border investigation is launched.

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John Worsley Simpson, Stark, a Harry Stark Mystery, Muse It Up Publishing

A killer hides behind the dazzle of blood-soaked gold as Detective Harry Stark seeks answers concealed by the glitter.

Michaud Introvert


Michael Paul Michaud, The Introvert, Black Opal Books

He left without saying anything further, but the way he looked at me as he did gave me the greatest urge to see him red and open.

Nikolai DarkDeeds


Sandra Nikolai, Dark Deeds, Vemcort Publishing

Terror blankets a small town as the body count mounts. The killer has had reconstructive surgery. He could be anyone.

Duncan IllMet


Elizabeth J Duncan, Ill Met by Murder, Crooked Lane Books

An outdoor performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream was supposed to include moonlight, not murder.

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