Blind Switch, by Lyn Farrell Wayne Nichols, our doggedly determined detective and his sassy and irreverent partner, Dory Clarkson, start new jobs as Private Investigators. The duo has left the Sheriff’s office to work for the Private Detective PD Pascoe and his side-kick, Billy Jo Bradley. Their first client, Cara Summerfield, comes with what appears…

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A Pre-existing Condition, by Gene Rontal The privacy of the doctor-patient relationship is the most important ethical pillar in the practice of medicine. It is sacred. Sacred, that is, until a cruel opportunist, bent on finding riches, manipulates this relationship for personal gain. As one brave woman appears to uncover the criminal scheme, Dr. Benjamin…

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Death on Sacred Ground, by Kathie Deviny Seattle’s Grace Parish church, perched above the I-5 freeway in a historic neighborhood,faces a financial crisis. Its once-tottering bell tower has been repaired, and its MemorialGarden, the site of violent death, is once again a resting place for the ashes of the deceased of the parish. The Old…

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Murder at Andaman, by Bharti Kirchner Seattle-based PI Maya Mallick (POV) is grief-stricken to learn that Rory Thompson, thehusband of her close friend, Lee, has been murdered in the Andaman Island in India. AtLee’s urging Maya decides to investigate the case, but considers an overly calm Lee asuspect, and doubts if she and Rory were…

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Should Grace Fall, by Priscella Paton On a June morning, Detective Erik Jansson finds the body of a former policeman in a St. Paul dumpster. The victim, Dan, a recovered alcoholic, had been rescuing an addicted teen, Luna, from sex trafficking. With the backdrop of the opioid crisis, the detectives pursue suspects—missing Luna, who has…

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Steal Away, by V.M. Burns Search and Rescue worker Marti Alexander, receives a call to track a missing person. When she arrives, she discovers he ex-husband, Jake Harrison’s dead body. Clues at the scene all point to Marti as the killer. Despite the evidence, Detective RJ Franklin’s partner, his girlfriend, and even his grandmother, don’t…

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A Murder is Forever, by Robert Bates Max Rosen always said the diamond business isn’t about sorting the gems, it’s about sorting the people. His daughter Mimi is about to lean that some people, like diamonds, can be seriously flawed. After Mimi’s diamond-dealer cousin Yosef is murdered – seemingly for his $4 million pink diamond…

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Peppermint Cream Die, by Carol E. Ayer Kayla Jeffries, home bakery owner and HSP (Highly Sensitive Person), has arranged her life just so to avoid stressful overstimulation. The California oceanside community in which she lives proves the perfect venue for the quiet and peaceful existence she desires. She happily spends her time baking, walking along…

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Write to Die, by Susan Richards Best-selling author, Ethan Miller, hasn’t given an interview in over ten years. So why now? Why is he finally willing to break his silence? Those probably would have been good questions for investigative reporter, Jessica Kallan, to ask before she went traipsing off to Ethan’s secluded estate in Southern…

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Wrapped in Darkness, by David Carlson The monastery of the Holy Dormition sits peacefully on a remote shore of Lake Superior until a fall morning when the body of a skinhead female is found outside the monastery’s gate. For the police, all the signs point to the youngest monk in the community. Although maintaining his…

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