Friday, April 02, 2010

Hot Picks for Warmer Days

Spring Tune Up
Your favorite mystery authors seem to dominate the list of this coming Tuesday's hot picks; a few are shown above. Not to worry if mystery reads are not your thing...

The Black Cat by Martha Grimes : The 22nd Richard Jury mystery (after Dust) is for fans of Martha and anyone who loves animal mysteries.

Cat the Century by Rita Mae Brown : Hello again to Sneaky Pie, latest after 2008's Santa Clawed.

Changes by Jim Butcher : Wizard detective Harry Dresden returns, after 2009's Turn Coat. If you're a fan of sci-fi, fantasy, or occult fiction; give Butcher a try. He's good at mixing it up.

The Lake Shore Limited by Sue Miller : Four characters, a play within a novel, and a deep look at grief and healing. From the author of 2008's blockbuster, The Senator's Wife.

The Last Time I Saw You by Elizabeth Berg : Dorothy Shauman prepares for her 40th high school reunion...

Laughed 'Til He Died by Carolyn Hart : Annie Darling and her husband Max hunt for a killer in the latest high glory-low gore Death on Demand mystery (after 2009's Dare to Die).

A River in the Sky by Elizabeth Peters : Amelia and Emerson follow an expedition searching for the vanished treasures of the Temple in Jerusalem. Besides suspecting the leader of the expedition of inept excavation practices, they believe him to be secretly working for German intelligence.

The Walk by Richard Paul Evans : First in a new series of inspirational novels by the author of The Christmas Box.