madame librarian's Blog
From Doon with death by Ruth Rendell — British author, Ruth Rendell passed away at the age of 85 on May 2. Ms. Rendell may be best known for her Inspector Wexford series, but she also wrote several suspenseful stand-alone novels as Barbara Vine. She was named Grand Master of Mystery by the Mystery Writers of America in 1997 and the Crime Writers Association Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement.
The unquiet dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan
The kings of London by William Shaw
Mr. Monk and the new lieutenant by a novel by Hy Conrad ; based on the USA Network television series created by Andy Breckman
Too bad to die by Francine Mathews
Beyond limits by Laura Griffin
Murder on the Champ de Mars by Cara Black
Any given number: the ultimate sports debate: who wore it best, from 00 to 99 by Bill Syken, writer
Unplayable lies: (the only golf book you'll ever need) by Dan Jenkins ; foreword by Sally Jenkins
Chocolate chip cookie murder by Joanne Fluke — Joanna Fluke's Hannah Swensen will make her movie debut on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel on Saturday, May 2 at 8:00PM. Hannah is proprieter of Lake Eden's (MN) premier bakery, The Cookie Jar. In-between her detecting, Hannah generously shares her delicious recipes.
Dying on the vine by Peter King — Peter King's Gourment Detective will debut on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel on Saturday, May 16 at 8:00PM. Dylan Neal (of Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove TV Series) will play the Gourmet Detective.
Second wind: navigating the passage to a slower, deeper, and more connected life by Dr. Bill Thomas — Dr. Bill Thomas, author of Second Wind is bringing his Age of Disruption tour to Metro Detroit. He will be speaking at MEC Auditorium on Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00PM.
Night diver [large print] by Elizabeth Lowell
Flashpoint [large print] by Suzanne Brockmann
Riptide [large print] by Catherine Coulter
Hunted [large print] by Karen Robards
Stolen [large print] by Allison Brennan
Running scared [large print] by Lisa Jackson
Dead by midnight [large print] by Beverly Barton
Chocolate chip cookie murder by Joanne Fluke. In Lake Eden, Minnesota, Hannah Swensen's Cookie Jar is the place to be. In addition to delicious cookies and great coffee, Hannah and her gang are clever amateur detectives.
A bone to pick by Charlaine Harris. As a member of the Real Murders Club, librarian Aurora Teagarden and her group try to solve baffling cases. When Aurora unexpectedly inherits an old house complete with an unidentified skull, they have a real murder to solve.
Dying on the vine by Peter King. Goodwin Harper, The Gourmet Detective, is a retired chef. As a specialist in rare spices and ancient recipes, Scotland Yard brings him in when poisoning is suspected.