Reviews - Mystery

Handbags and Homicide
Anne Marie
Stoddard

Kaley Kalua’s best friend, Emma, is getting married! Kaley could not be more excited for her friend. However, when Emma arrives at Aloha Lagoon for her pre-wedding celebrations, she brings Kaley’s cheating ex-husband, Bryan, his former mistress, and his new pom-pom girlfriend along with her.

When Lily Gale notices a stationary gypsy wagon, it captures her imagination.

It’s voting season for Senator Harper, who decides to vote against a bill he previously told Karina he would vote in favor of. Understandably, Karina is confused by the new development and tries to speak to Harper to come to terms with his decision, but the conversation comes to an abrupt halt when the senator dies from a heart attack.

The Memories of Misty
Amelia
Keldan

Everything about Joan’s life is organized and put-together, from her relationship to her home to her job.  No surprises or mysteries surround her, until one day everything starts to change: her behavior, her taste in coffee and clothing, even the way she executes her job.  Then Joan starts having flashes of a life she does not remember, and the name Misty keeps surfacing everywhere she goes.  B

River of Shame
Susan
Clayton-Goldner

Ashland, Oregon is a paragon of diversity. But, the town has a hidden dark side, one that has finally been exposed. Detective Radhauser is very troubled by the sudden burst of racist and homophobic hate crimes and messages being reported. His personal life is also full of anxiety. His wife has just given birth, but their joy is tempered by the cancer treatments she is about to begin.

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