by D. R. Ransdell
D. R. Ransdell’s MARIACH MURDER was just published by Oak Tree Books. When the death of a fellow musician puts his mariachi in jeopardy, Andy Veracruz must risk everything to find the killer, even if she turns out to be his boss’s alluring wife.
D. R. is spending the summer in Italy. Curious enough, they’re reading her book all over the country!
Check out youtube.com “mariachi murder” and http://www.dr-ransdell.com
Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors Vol. 42. No. 4 August/Sept. 2013
by Marie Lu
Mysterious Galaxy Staff Review- “This young adult dystopian romance murder mystery offers readers many pleasures, as they get to know Day and June and their colliding worlds. Day is a notorious outlaw, constantly a thorn in the side of the ruling authorities- authorities who are training June to be the best in her class of law enforcers, with the primary goal of stopping Day. But June and Day discover the society they live in may be based on a lie, one that those in power will go to any end to maintain, with tragic consequences to both their families. Marie’s debut is a stunner, and even the physical presentation is a winner, with different fonts used to tell Day and June’s stories.” – MeH
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WHILE OTHERS SLEEP
by L. D. Bergsgaard
Crime Bureau Agents Marini and Crosby find their trip to Minnesota’s Boundary Water Canoe Area cut short when they stumble upon a naked body being devoured by a pack of wolves. Preserving what they can at the primitive crime scene, they leave with little more than a bag of bones in the bottom of the canoe. The search to identify the victim and piece together his last hours takes the agents down a rugged trail of political intrigue to a drug cartel intent on cornering the marijuana market in the United States. Despite the legal roadblocks and political pressures, Doc Martini leads a team of agents to prevail, sometimes outside the fog lines of the law, and brings the murderous cartel to justice.
FORGET ME NOT
by Terri Molina
Six years. Thirteen murders. One connection.
To escape the pain of her past, Casey Martinez changed her name and moved across half a continent to pursue her dream of becoming a bestselling novelist.
Casey’s hard won peace is shattered when she receives photographs of a grisly murder, and it becomes evident that a killer is stalking her. Over the past six years, women who share an eerie similrity to Casey have been found raped and mutilated…each with the remains of Casey’s romance books by their side. Haunted by the death of her mother twenty five years earlier, Casey reluctantly seeks refuge in the town she swore she would never return to- Rosehill, Texas.
Detective Scott Weller is assigned to protect Casey, and it’s no easy job dealing with the stubborn, independent woman who wants nothing to do with him. But living in such close quarters leads to temptation neither can resist. When Casey is attacked during a break-in, evidence points to a second stalker. With the gruesome discovdery of another body, it becomes a race against time to find the real killer before Casey becomes the next victim.
FORGET ME NOT
From Terri Molina and Decadent Publishing
THE GENUINE ARTICLE
A Murder Mystery
by A. B. Guthrie Jr.
Not many people in Midbury especially liked F. Y. Grimsley, a rancher with twenty thousand acres and five hundred head of cattle. Still, when Grimsley is found dead on his back doorstep with a mysterious gash on his head, Chief Click Charleston and his crew have to use their dusty detective skills to root out his killer. With an entertaining cast of chracters and a vivid sense of Montana ranch land, THE GENUINE ARTICLE is a page-turning mystery of suprising warmth and humor.
University of Nebraska Press
publishers of Bison Books
by Russ Graham
DEADLY DIVERSIONS is a murder/mystery novel set in the unique world of all-cargo airlines and the crews that fly their planes.
When three airline captains die in mysterious mishaps on layovers in different European cities, alarm bells go off at the International Pilots Federation’s headquarters. Enter Don Carling, a private investigator and former airline pilot. His task is twofold: one, to determine if the accidental verdicts are valid, and two, look for any evidence the deaths are connected. There are disturbing similarities, he finds, but no concrete evidence of a link.
His investigation stalls…until a fourth captain is murdered, this time in London. The murder provides fresh leads, leads that supply Carling with clues to reinforce his growing conspiracy theory. But proving it is another matter, and key pieces of the puzzle are still missing as Flight 213, a 747 freighter, takes off from London bound for Toronto with, Carling fears, a potential fifth victim in command.
Interpol, Scotland Yard, the Russian Mafia, a femme fatale, and a colorful yet believable cast of characters all have roles in the cleverly crafted plot – one that gains momentum with every page and ends with an unforeseen and foreboding twist.
A twist that the reader, with the advantage of hindsight, might decide is more truth than fiction..
Praise for MEDLEY OF MURDER
* “A sparkling collection of mystery gems. Sure to please discriminaing readers.” – Carol Hart, author of the DEATH ON DEMAND and HENRIE O mystery series.
* “Wow. From rotting bodies in fuel barrels to postcards from the edge, plus worried mothers, murder noir, remantic suspense and classic police mysteries, MEDLY OF MURDER, has something for everyon.”- Connie Flynn, author of SHADOW ON THE MOON and SHADOW OF THE WOLF
* “Deception, murder and characters who stay with you long aafter the book is done.” – Sinclair Browning, author of the TRADE ELLIS mystery series.
Book published by Red Coyote Press
P. O. Box 60582
Phoenix, Az 85082