Mystery readers, we hope you're ready for January! A blizzard of new mysteries and thrillers are scheduled to go on sale in the New Year.
To give you a taste of what's coming, we compiled a list of some of the mysteries and thrillers launching in January that we're most excited about. We included each book's publisher description, release date, and related books. Enjoy!
Unbelievable was the word for her. Samantha Vine was unbelievably beautiful. Even more unbelievable that she was gone.
Samantha died too soon. Abe Beckham's new wife has helped him through the loss, but some say it was a step back for Abe to marry Angelina, a love from his past. Abe doesn't want to hear it, and he's even managed to remain a star prosecutor at the Miami State Attorney's Office through his ups and downs. Then everything goes wrong. A woman's body is discovered dumped in the Everglades, and Abe is called upon to monitor the investigation.
On a fine summer's day in June, 1914, Ian Rutledge pays little notice to the assassination of an archduke in Sarajevo. An inspector at Scotland Yard, he is planning to propose to the woman whom he deeply loves, despite intimations from friends and family that she may not be the wisest choice. To the north on this warm and gentle day, another man in love -- a Scottish Highlander -- shows his own dear girl the house he will build for her in September. While back in England, a son awaits the undertaker in the wake of his widowed mother's death.
This death will set off a series of murders across England that Rutledge will race to solve in the weeks before the fateful declaration in August that will forever transform his world. As the clouds of war gather on the horizon, all of Britain wonders and waits. With every moment at stake, Rutledge sets out to right a wrong -- an odyssey that will eventually force him to choose between the Yard and his country, between love and duty, and between honor and truth.
It's a time of unexpected change for Stone Barrington. A recent venture has achieved a great victory, but is immediately faced with a new challenge: an underhanded foe who's determined to wreak havoc at any cost.Meanwhile, when Stone finds himself responsible for distributing the estate of a respected friend and mentor, the process unearths secrets that range from merely surprising to outright alarming. And when a lethal beauty from Stone's past resurfaces, there's no telling what chaos will follow in her wake. Ever a master of keeping cool under pressure, even Stone might have his work cut out for him this time. When grand ambitions collide with criminal inclinations, the results may be more deadly than he could have anticipated.
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