I have such an interesting collection of new books that I wanted to share. Let's talk forthcoming novels.
I'm starting off with the new Conway Sax mystery by Steve Ulfelder, Wolverine Bros. Freight & Storage. Sax heads to Los Angeles to track down Kenny Spoon, a former TV star who has been kidnapped. It's a favor for a friend, Eudora Spoon, a fellow member of the Barnburners, a maverick AA group that Conway helps. But, after he brings him home, Conway finds himself caught between Eudora and her two sons. When Eudora is then shot, her dying words set Sax on a course of revenge. (May 6 release)
The versatile Sophie Littlefield brings us House of Glass. Jen Glass' life
appears perfect from the outside, but it's actually on the verge of collapse. Her marriage is falling apart; their fifteen-year-old daughter grows more distant, and their five-year-old son barely speaks. Then one evening, two men force their way into the Glasses' house, and hold the family hostage for more than forty-eight hours. Now, Jen and her husband will do anything to keep the family safe, even if it means risking their own lives. (Feb. 25 release)
It's the summer of 1944 in Elderberry, Georgia, and as WWII rages on, Miss Dimple Kilpatrick soon learns that not all villains are overseas in Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble by Mignon F. Ballard. When an eighteen-year-old girl goes missing, and is later found murdered, Miss Dimple and her fellow teachers-turned-sleuths are determined to find the killer. (Feb. 4 release)
Circle of Influence is the first Zoe Chambers mystery by Annette Dashofy. Zoe, paramedic and deputy coroner in rural Pennsylvania's tight-knit Vance Township, has been privy to a number of local secrets over the years. But secrets become explosive when a dead body is found in the Township Board President's abandoned car. As a January blizzard rages, Zoe and Police Chief Pete Adams launch a desperate search for the killer, even if it means uncovering secrets that could not only destroy Zoe and Pete, but also those closest to them. (March 25 release)
In Samuel W. Gailey's debut novel Deep Winter, the most vulnerable
Just a few titles to add to your TBR (to be read) pile.