Mystery novelists often feature a recurring character to lead readers through the clues in pursuit of the villain. These recent additions to popular mystery series are available to borrow from the Lititz Public Library.
The Bishop: Special Crimes Unit series
Wait for Dark by Kay Hooper
Unit chief Noah Bishop sends a team of agents to investigate the death of four small-town North Carolina residents who suffered suspicious deaths recorded as fatal accidents.
Tracy Crosswhite series
The Trapped Girl by Robert Dugoni
Detective Tracy Crosswhite finds herself untangling the case when a woman’s body is discovered submerged in a crab pot in the waters of Puget Sound.
Bill Slider Mystery series
Old Bones by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
When a young couple discovers the remains of a fourteen-year-old girl buried in the garden of their new house, Detective Inspector Bill Slider is called upon to investigate.
Coffeehouse Mystery series
Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle
Recently engaged to be married, coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi’s happiness is marred by the murder of the renowned jeweler who designed her ring, a death that appears to be connected to a cold case murder involving a sunken ship.
Posadas County series
Blood Sweep by Steven F. Havill
Sheriff Bobby Torrez is caught up in escalating events when his mentor takes a fall and his deputy’s long-lost uncle shows up with a trail of corpses in his wake.
Samuel Craddock Mystery series
An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock by Terry Shames
Newly elected Chief of Police Samuel Craddock finds himself an outsider in the investigation of the grisly murders of five young people.
Kay Hamilton series
K Street by M.A. Lawson
Fired from the DEA for going rogue and now working for a covert intelligence agency based in Washington, D.C, agent Kay Hamilton follows a whispered clue to unexpected adversaries at the NSA.
Selena Alvarez/Regan Pescoli series
Expecting to Die by Lisa Jackson
Police detectives Selena Alvarez and Regan Pescoli have a hard time distinguishing rumor from truth when reports of shadowy creatures create chaos during a serial killer investigation.
Dek Ekstrom Mystery series
The Confessors’ Club by Jack Fredrickson
When a number of rich and powerful men in Chicago are murdered, insurance investigator Dek Ekstrom agrees to look into the crimes and learns that someone is lying.
Kate Shackleton Mystery series
A Death in the Dales by Frances Brody
Renowned amateur sleuth Kate Shackleton becomes mixed up in the investigation when it appears the wrong man has been convicted of murder.
Madison McKenna Mystery series
The Last, Best Lie by Kennedy Quinn
A physicist-turned-detective sets out to catch her boss’s attacker by delving into his shady past.
May 5, 2017