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JAN 16‍‍‍

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THE PHANTOM OF OZ by Cindy Brown. ‍‍‍Who dropped a chandelier on the Wicked Witch? The ghost haunting the theatre? A cast member of The Wizard: A Space OZpera? Or something more sinister? Actress and part-time PI Ivy Meadows is about to find out.‍‍‍

Summer’s sizzling in Vista Beach, home to tole-painting enthusiast Rory Anderson, especially when she finds a neighbor’s dead body. When suspicion falls on a friend, Rory must discover the truth before the police paint the wrong picture.

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THE LINKING RINGS by John Gaspard. Eli Marks’ trip t‍‍‍o London with uncle Harry quickly turns homicidal when the older magician is accused of murder. A second slaying makes it clear someone is knocking off Harry's elderly peers in bizarrely effective ways. But who?

JAN 30‍‍‍

JAN 31

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DEAD AS A DOORNAIL by Tonya Kappes. When a ‍‍‍local reviewer is found dead with Sheriff Kenni Lowry's ghost of a grandfather standing over the body, Kenni knows it's murder. With Deputy Finn questioning her every move, she must solve the case ‍‍‍or be forced to tell him about the ghost of her poppa.

39 WINKS by Kathleen Valenti. ‍‍‍Former pharmaceutical researcher Maggie O’Malley is losing sleep. Her boyfriend's aunt is a multitaskin‍‍‍g sleepwalker who stumbles across her husband with his throat slit. It’s a gruesome awakening put Maggie on the case.

‍‍‍LOWCOUNTRY BOOKSHOP by Susan M. Boyer. T‍‍‍he historic Charleston streets are flooded—and dangerous. A late night accident leads Liz Talbot to her next case: Helping prove Poppy Oliver's innocence at the behest of a wealthy, anonymous benefactor. But what exactly was Poppy up to?

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‍‍‍I SCREAM, YOU SCREAM by Wendy Lyn Watson. Tall‍‍‍ulah Jones’s world is melting, but things go from ugly to plain old awful when her ex-husband's girlfriend turns up dead and Tally's the suspect. Now she has to figure it all out ‍‍‍before someone puts Tally and her dreams on ice for good.

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MAR 6‍‍‍

SIX FEET UNDER by Tonya Kappes. When a celebrity chef comes to town to feature her mama’s pot pie, Sheriff Kenni Lowry is thrilled. But when he's killed and the culprit seems to be Mama, things get personal, and Kenni’s poppa’s ghost, the former sheriff, comes back to help.

DOUBLE DOG DARE by Gretchen Archer. Davis Way Cole’s life is going to the dogs. She receives a ransom demand for a million doll‍‍‍ars. It’s time for the big dog show, and Davis agreed to dogsit. Her crazy hometown doctor visits—but with a dead body on ice, he could be useful.

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KILLING IN C SHARP by Alexia Gordon. Gethsemane Brown faces a vengeful ghost whose wrath spares no one. When ghost hunters descend, she has to keep Eamon, her resident ghost and friend, from being discovered. And when a crooked reviewer dies, she‍‍‍ must find the killer.

MAR 13‍‍‍

MAR 20‍‍‍

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UNEASY PREY by Annette Dashofy. After an elderly woman tells paramedic Zoe Chambers that her fall was no accident, Zoe and Police Chief Pete Adams launch an investigation of a burglary ring targeting senior citizens. Zoe must act when the con men get too close to home.‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍

MAR 27‍‍‍

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FEB 6‍‍‍

THE PAJAMA FRAME by Diane Vallere. Interior decorator Madison Night inherits a pajama factory, which closed decades ago after an accident killed a model. Or was it a cover up? When the factory’s secrets get exposed, Madison gets caught in a tangle of lies.

‍‍‍Maggie Piper finds herself single once again with only twelve months until forty. She successfully re-enters the dating jungle, but who is “The One?” Even with h‍‍‍er loved ones eager to help, Maggie is determined to find her own way.

When a friend urges paralegal Stephanie Cohen not to put all her eggs in one bastard, the advice falls on deaf ears. Her college crush has resurfaced after thirteen years, and she’s determined not to let him get away twice.

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MURDER ON THE ROCKS by Shawn Reilly Simmons. After surviving an attack at a cafe, Penelope Sutherland heads to the‍‍‍ ‍‍‍next film set with her Red Carpet Catering crew. But the danger follows her. Now she must find the connection and uncover the truth.

‍‍‍FEB 27‍‍‍

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FEB 14

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JANUAR‍‍‍Y

FEBRUARY

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When Interior Decorator Madison Night spots a body in the river, she decides to investigate. The victim is identified as the doctor she plans to see for her nightmares, and Madison wonders if what she knows can catch a killer.

Brack Pelton heads to Atlanta to find a missing woman and help his friend in danger. Atlanta’s underworld revolts and people start dying. Can Brack find the woman and protect his friend without destroying the Capital of the South?  

APR 18

APR 25

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APR 17‍‍‍

BRIDAL GIRL by Meredith Schorr. Sassy book blogger-turned-author Kim Long thought her life couldn’t get any pinker after receiving a two-book deal and a marriage proposal the same night. But the pressure is on and the clock is ticking. Will she ever get her happy ending?

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NUN AFTER THE OTHER by Alice Loweecey. When a frenzied Chihu‍‍‍ahua leads Giulia Driscoll to the body of a nun in the street, she finds more than just nuns in trouble. She finds a chain-smoking convent ‍‍‍ghost and a developer willing to do whatever it takes to take that convent down.

APR 24‍‍‍

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MAY

Skye Sebring is a hospitality gr‍‍‍eeter in an unorthodox Heaven. When Skye meets lawyer Ryan Blaine, who has a brush with death, she can’t forget him. And when she’s sent to Earth, she finds a world very different than she’s used to.

SEP 26

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CRY WOLF by Annette Dashofy. Paramedic Zoe Chambers and Police Chief Pete Adams have a lot to handle in rural PA. Two dead bodies and untold dark ties. And it's all personal. If Zoe doesn’t untangle the web of lies, Pete will be the one to pay the ultimate price.

TANGLED UP IN TINSEL by Tonya Kappes. It’s Christmastime in Cottonwood, KY, and the ghost of Sheriff Kenni’s grandfather makes an appearance, and that means only one thing: there’s been a Christmas murder, and there’s a tinsel-wrapped victim at the center of it.

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ROOTED IN DECEIT by Wendy Tyson. ‍‍‍It’s summertime in Winsome. Washington Acres is abloom, Megan is preparing for the grand opening of their wood-fired pizza farm, and something sinister is afoot. Megan must find the killer before the idyllic summer turns nightmarish.

‍‍‍SEP 18‍‍‍

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‍‍‍JUN‍‍‍ 5‍‍‍

SECRETS, LIES, & CRAWFISH PIES by Abby L. Vandiver. Meet Romaine Wilder, big city medical examiner with a small-town past, and her Auntie Zanne, proprietor of the Ball Funeral Home ‍‍‍‍‍‍When the funeral home gets a squatter stiff, these women have a serious problem.

‍‍‍SHADOW DANCING by Julie Mulhern. How does 1975 go so wrong so quickly? Ellison must handle‍‍‍ Mother (who’s found a body of her own), make up with a certain handsome detective, and catch a killer, or a pschic's prediction that a death will surround her might mean her own.

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PICKED OFF by Linda Lovely. ‍‍‍‍‍‍Brie Hooker and the Udderly Kidding Dairy are hosting a campaign fundraiser. ‍‍‍‍‍‍It promises to be a huge success until a pitchfork attack turns the goat farm into a crime scene—again and Brie puts her sleuthing skills to work.  

JUN 12‍‍‍

JUN‍‍‍ 19‍‍‍

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BRONZED BETRAYALS by Ritter Ames. A masterpiece swapped for a forgery, a murder victim left behind, and a relentless game of hide and seek keeps Laurel Beacham on the run as she crisscrosses the Atlantic and encounters an unexpected new nemesis.

JUN 26‍‍‍

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JUNE

When Interior Decorator Madison Night spots a body in the river, she decides to investigate. The victim is identified as the doctor she plans to see for her nightmares, and Madison wonders if what she knows can catch a killer.

Brack Pelton heads to Atlanta to find a missing woman and help his friend in danger. Atlanta’s underworld revolts and people start dying. Can Brack find the woman and protect his friend without d‍‍‍estroying the Capital of the South?  

JUL

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JUL 10

BEACHES IN PARADISE by Kathi Daley. ‍‍‍‍‍‍Tj Jensen’s life is thrown into turmoil when a good friend turns up missing after a serious auto accident. And ‍‍‍she is considered the prime suspect in the murder of her passenger. With stakes this high, Tj must accomplish the impossible.

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BAD TIME TO BE IN IT by David Burnsworth. Blu Carraway never had it so good. Or so he thought. His love life is in shambles, his business partner is not spending enough time on the job, and someone close goes missing. Turns out i‍‍‍t’s a bad time to be in it for Blu Carraway Investigations.

JUL 17‍‍‍

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JULY

SEPTEMBER

OCT 2

DESIGNED FOR HAUNTING, the 4th book in the Aurora Anderson Mystery Series from Sybil Johnson.

THE CAMBODIAN CURSE & OTHER STORIES. ‍‍‍A collection of short stories and novellas featuring Jaya Jones of the Treasure Hunt Mystery Series from USA TODAY bestselling author Gigi Pandian.

BACK STABBERS, t‍‍‍he ‍‍‍8th book in the USA TODAY bestselling Country Club Murders Mystery Series from Julie Mulhern.

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THE SPIRIT IN QUESTIO‍‍‍N, the 3rd book in the Agatha Award-Winning Lila Maclean Academic Mystery Series from Cynthia Kuhn.

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OCT 16‍‍‍

OCT 23

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OCTOBER

When Driscoll Investigations’ newest client insists her house is haunted, Giulia Driscoll springs into action, plunging into a crash course in all things supernatural, convinced everything happening is stagecraft to steal her client’s business.

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NOV 6‍‍‍

MURDER WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS, the 6th in the Red Carpet Mystery Series from Shawn Reilly Simmons.‍‍‍‍‍‍

KILLALOT, t‍‍‍he 6th book in the Ivy Meadows Mystery Series from Cindy Brown.

REASON TO DOUBT, the 5th in the Carol Childs Mystery Series from Nancy Cole Silverman.‍‍‍

NOV 13‍‍‍

NOV 15

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DEC 4‍‍‍

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LOVE, HOPES, AND MARRIAGE TROPES, the 2nd Romaine Wilder Mystery from Abby L. Vandiver.

OCT 30

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LOVER COME HACK, the 6th book in the Madison Night Mystery Series from Diane Vallere.

We've got a whole year's worth of the best mystery books for 2018! Whether you're trying to find a new mystery series or need a fresh pick for your book club, we've got you covered. So scroll on down to read all about our 2018 new releases,‍‍‍ month after month. ‍‍‍

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Start the ne‍‍‍w year with a spark of magic, a cup of cocoa, ‍‍‍and cozy mystery.

Love is in the air, but ‍‍‍t‍‍‍hings get a rocky (Rocky?) in these cozy mysteries.

It's a book of the month club jackpot: 3 USA TODAY‍‍‍ bestselling authors and 2 award-winners. Cha-ching!

‍‍‍April showers bring bridal flowers. Wait, is that a hitchhiking ghost? Bring on the page-turning.‍‍‍

Your book club won't sleep a wink this month with this whip-smart group of flavorful cozy mysteries.

Take a vacation from your vacation and get lost in a secret or a dance or a trip around the world. Pick all 4‍‍‍!‍‍‍

Your book club won't sleep a wink this month with this whip-smart group of flavorful cozy mysteries.‍‍‍

‍‍‍It's never a bad time to take your books to the beach and put your toes in the sand. Ah, mystery paradise.‍‍‍

Pop over to the book club picks page to a new-to-you end-of-summer read.

Fall into the best mystery books of the season. Horses, sunflowers, and do I hear jingle bells?

Pop over to the book club picks page to a new-to-you end-of-summer read.

A spirit, a curse, and a skeleton in a hammock. ‍‍‍You know some hack‍‍‍'s getting stabbed in the back.

There's no doubt we're trimming the season with ‍‍‍a trio of mysteries to ‍‍‍delight any book club!

We ho-ho-hope you enjoyed this month-by-month tour of ‍‍‍our very best new ‍‍‍mystery books!