Bolton Fritters

Ginger Bolton, Survival of the Fritters, Kensington Publishing

Emily Westhill runs the best donut shop in Fallingbrook, Wisconsin, alongside her retired police chief father-in-law and her tabby Deputy Donut.

Koetting TripleThreat

Alexis Koetting, Triple Threat, Iguana Books

The second Bella James Mystery, filled with new and familiar characters who will make you laugh, cry, and keep you guessing until the very end.

Kellough BathwaterConspiracy

Janet Kellough, The Bathwater Conspiracy, EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy

A nasty woman's answer to The Handmaid's Tale.

Ace UnsuitableSuitor

Cathy Ace, The Case of the Unsuitable Suitor, Severn House Publishers

When the Welsh village of Anwen's prodigal son, Huw Hughes, returns and sets his cap at Annie Parker, village publican Tudor begs Annie's colleagues at the WISE Enquiries Agency to unearth the truth behind Huw having been widowed three times.

Fritze CrooksHill

Peter Fritze, Crook's Hill, Peter Fritze

Alan Boltby yearns to be more than a workaholic lawyer. Confronted by insider trading, unexplained deaths and blame for a sordid family secret, he turns investigator.

Campbell B Team

Melodie Campbell, The B-Team, Orca Books

They do wrong for all the right reasons. And sometimes it even works...

Delany CatoftheBaskervilles

Vicki Delany, The Cat of the Baskervilles, Crooked Lane Books

The game is once again afoot at the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium

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2018 OLA CWCAuthors

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Ginger Bolton
Mel Bradshaw
Melodie Campbell
Sharon Crawford
Jen Danna
Lisa de Nikolits
Barbara Fradkin
Madeleine Harris-Callway
Nate Hendley
Michael Kent
Hilary MacLeod
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 Lynn McPherson
 Rick Mofina
 Ken Ogilvie
 Judy Penz Sheluk
 Katherine Prairie
 Ilona Salley
 Ann Shortell
 Caro Soles
 Jennifer Soosar
 Jamie Tremain
 Melissa Yi


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