There’s nothing more satisfying than solving a mystery. Sure to keep readers guessing, these novels are available to borrow from the Lititz Public Library.

Brush BackBrush Back by Sara Paretsky
A private detective confronts ugly politics and violent elements in her hometown when she agrees to help an old boyfriend exonerate his mother for the murder of his sister.

Plantation Shudders by Ellen Byron
A prodigal daughter, who has returned home to her family’s bed-and-breakfast in Louisiana, becomes a suspect when one of the guests dies from unnatural causes.

The Harvest Man by Alex Grecian
With Jack the Ripper on the loose and the emergence of a new killer who carves the faces off his victim’s skulls, the Scotland Yard murder squad enlists the help of a criminal network.

Bum RapBum Rap by Paul Levine
To help a woman clear her husband of a murder charge, a linebacker-turned-lawyer tracks down a witness who is also being sought by the Russian mob.

Sense of Deception by Victoria Laurie
Meeting a convict who has been wrongly sentenced to death for murder, an FBI consultant uses her finely honed intuition to identify the real killer among numerous suspects.

The Tournament by Matthew Reilly
When the feared sultan of the mid-16th-century Ottoman Empire designs a chess tournament challenge for European royals, a young Elizabeth I accompanies England’s champion and witnesses a brutal murder.

Trust No OneTrust No One by Paul Cleave
A famous crime writer facing early onset Alzheimer’s struggles to differentiate between his own reality and the frightening plot lines he has created for the page.

Between the Living and the Dead by Bill Crider
A Texas sheriff is called to investigate gunshots at a haunted house where he finds the body of a meth dealer and more than a handful of potential suspects.

Silent Creed by Alex Kava
An ex-marine and his search-and-rescue dog respond to a devastating mudslide that covered a top-secret government research facility, finding the body of a scientist who was dead before the landslide.

Murder in the Paperback ParlorMurder in the Paperback Parlor by Ellery Adams
When a celebrated author is killed at a book-themed resort, an amateur sleuth and her book club, the Cover Girls, search for the killer.

The Redeemers by Ace Atkins
Voted out of office, a sheriff decides to take down the county kingpin’s criminal operations before he goes.

Badlands by C.J. Box
The new deputy sheriff in an oil boomtown becomes the target of someone who leaves body parts where she will find them.

CrushCrush by Phoef Sutton
The toughest, coolest, bodyguard in LA needs his wits, brawn and knowledge of the Russian mafia when the wild daughter of an unscrupulous billionaire asks for help.

Time’s Up by Janey Mack
Expelled from the police academy and reduced to a job as meter maid, a policeman’s daughter decides to investigate when she stumbles across a body with two bullets in his head.

The Fraud by Brad Parks
An investigative reporter is assigned the story of a rash of carjackings that end in murder and discovers a connection between two victims.

September 4, 2015