Our librarians recommend these mysteries just for you. Descriptions adapted from Kirkus Review of Books and NoveList.
In Montana Big Sky Country, private investigator Cassie Dewell runs afoul of a powerful family when she takes a case investigating the rape of an underage girl.
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Catching a glimpse of his estranged drug-addicted daughter in a New York City park, Simon Greene pursues her and becomes entangled in a dark web of drugs, murder, and a dubious religious commune.
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When No One Is Watching
Researching the history of her historically Black – but swiftly gentrifying – Brooklyn neighborhood, Sydney Green discovers a sinister truth behind the recent displacement of longtime neighborhood residents.
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A Deadly Inside Scoop
Setting her sights on restoring her family’s ice cream shop to glory in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Win Crewse must first solve the murder of a dead man with long-ago ties to her family.
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A “memory chair” allows select people to travel into and alter their memories, changing the fabric of reality. Barry Sutton, investigating cases of False Memory Syndrome, partners with the chair’s inventor to save humanity’s future.
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Magic for Liars
PI Ivy Gamble goes undercover at the Osthorne Academy for Young Mages – where her magically gifted twin sister works – to investigate a teacher’s suspicious death.
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They All Fall Down
This updated homage to Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None” finds Miriam Macy traveling to a remote island for a reality TV show, then trying to survive as the island’s guests die one-by-one.
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The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne
In 1703, Cecily Kay arrives at Sir Barnaby Mayne’s London home to study his collection of plant specimens. When Mayne is stabbed to death, Kay enters the world of eccentric collectors to find the culprit.
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Iced in Paradise
Returning to Kaua’i to help out with her family’s shave ice shack, Leilani Santiago discovers the dead body of a pro surfer who was coached by her father, and sets about finding the killer.
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Pretty as A Picture
Signing onto a movie mid-shoot, film editor Marissa Dahl is whisked away to a remote island where she faces a series of on-set accidents, the shadow of a 20-year-old murder, and a dead leading lady.
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