The internationally bestselling author of the award-winning Inspector Thomas Lynley series and hailed by Entertainment Weekly as the “queen of the mystery genre,” Elizabeth George has carried her success over to her paranormal YA series. It all began with The Edge of Nowhere, an Agatha and Edgar finalist for Best YA Novel, followed by The Edge of the Water. Now in the third installment, The Edge of the shadows, Becca King and her friends are wondering if a band of newcomers are responsible for a string of fires around Whidbey Island. Becca is also honing her paranormal abilities, thanks to fellow psychic Diana Kinsale. This...
Rachel Howzell Hall’s Los Angeles homicide detective Elouise “Lou” Norton returns with Skies of Ash, the second in this critically-acclaimed series set in South Los Angeles which began with Land of Shadows. Lou and her partner, Colin Taggert, investigate a tragic house fire which killed Juliet Chatman and her two kids. The husband, Christopher Chatman, is devastated he couldn’t save them, but Lou suspects otherwise. She sees through the picture-perfect family façade, although her colleagues suspect her own marital troubles could be clouding her judgment. Kirkus Reviews praises Hall’s second in the series, saying the author “outdoes...
California author M.P. Cooley’s well-received debut, Ice Shear,
introduced mystery readers to widowed FBI agent–turned–local cop in
upstate New York June Lyons. June returns in Flame Out, facing a welter
of crimes involving the volatile Ukrainian-American family of her police
partner, Dave Batko. Publishers Weekly noted: “Cooley does well by
Ukrainian culture and cuisine, while assuring readers that today’s women
cops and perps can both be tougher than their male counterparts.”
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Fantasy novelist and musician Peter Orullian made a strong
impact on the genre scene with his 2011 debut, the first volume in the Vault of
Heaven, The Unremembered, recently
rereleased in an Author’s Preferred Edition. Bowman
Tahn Junell, and his allies must wage a war as the magical Veil,
sustained by the Song of Suffering, that protects against invasion by the Quiet –
a rogue god and his creations – in Trial
of Intentions. In his day
job, Peter works in marketing at Xbox, including leading the Music and
Entertainment marketing strategy for Xbox LIVE, and has toured as a featured
vocalist internationally at major music festivals.