Vera Wong's Unsolicited Advice for Murderers
“In true Jesse Q. Sutanto fashion, her newest book brings lovable characters, hijinks, and a rollicking good time. I don't know how she makes murder so wholesome and funny but she does in a forget-your-worries-and-only-read-this-book way every time.”Kimi, Buttonwood Books and Toys
An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good
“Refreshingly original, with great pacing, fascinating character development, and surprisingly funny charm in each short story. After almost 90 years of life, Maud delights in living life her way: splitting time between exploring the world and living in her rent-free apartment, alone. When someone - a selfish artist, the upstairs wife-beating neighbor, a gold-digger, or a shifty antiques dealer - threatens Maud’s lifestyle, well, that just won’t do. They’ll have to go. Luckily for Maud, no one suspects an elderly lady to be up to no good.”BrocheAroe, River Dog Book Co.
Blanche on the Lam
Blanche White: Book #1
Blanche White is a plump, feisty, middle-aged African American housekeeper working for the genteel rich in North Carolina. But when an employer stiffs her, and her checks bounce, she goes on the lam, hiding out as a maid for a wealthy family at their summer home. That plan goes awry when there's a murder and Blanche becomes the prime suspect. So... Read more »
The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax
Mrs. Pollifax: Book #1
Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of New Brunswick, New Jersey, was a widow with grown children. She was tired of attending her Garden Club meetings. She wanted to do something good for her country. So, naturally, she became a CIA agent. This time, the assignment sounds as tasty as a taco. A quick trip to Mexico City is on her agenda. Unfortunately,... Read more »
The Old Woman with the Knife
*A New York Times Editors' Choice* Pick
*A Most Anticipated Read in LitHub, CrimeReads, Thrillist, and Popsugar*
The kinetic story of a sixty-five-year-old female assassin who faces an unexpected threat in the twilight of her career—this is an international bestseller and the English language debut from an award-winning South Korean author
At... Read more »
Murder Most Grave
Granny Reid Mystery: Book #4
With a new grandbaby to care for at home, Stella “Granny” Reid has little time to spare. Her hands are especially full since Savannah, her teenage granddaughter, developed a crush on a boy guaranteed to break her heart. Gallivanting around with her best pal Sheriff Manny Goldford simply isn’t an option—until a freshly murdered body is... Read more »
The Widows of Malabar Hill
Perveen Mistry Mysteries: Book #1
“I loved this novel! Sujata Massey is a strong, confident storyteller and this captivating mystery, set in 1920s Bombay, features superb world-building, a riveting plot, and great characters. Perveen Mistry is a richly written protagonist: By turns confident and conflicted, she strives to do the right thing and is more than capable of getting herself out of trouble. Highly recommended for a fresh take on the mystery genre.”Stuart, Bookshop Santa Cruz
All the Queen's Men
“Sheer entertainment… Bennett infuses wit and an arch sensibility into her prose… This is not mere froth, it is pure confection.” — New York Times Book Review on The Windsor Knot
Amateur detective Queen Elizabeth II is back in this hugely entertaining follow-up to the bestseller The Windsor Knot, in which Her Majesty must determine how a missing...Read more »
Bookclubbed to Death
The Mystery Bookshop Series: Book #8
V. M. Burns returns with the latest book in her popular Mystery Bookstore mysteries set in a Michigan bookshop specializing in selling murder mysteries.
When the bookshop she owns becomes a crime scene, mystery writer Samantha Washington discovers there is such a thing as bad publicity.
After the local library in North Harbor, Michigan, is flooded...Read more »
The Thursday Murder Club
A Thursday Murder Club Mystery: Book #1
Murder Lo Mein
A Noodle Shop Mystery
A Noodle Shop Mystery
Lana Lee’s stake in her family’s Chinese restaurant is higher than ever now that she’s been made manager. So when she enters Ho-Lee into Cleveland’s Best Noodle Contest, Lana makes it her business to win?at all costs. But when a local food critic receives a threatening note in a fortune cookie and is later found dead, face-down in a bowl of lo... Read more »
The Marlow Murder Club
Marlow Murder Club: Book #1
To solve an impossible murder, you need an impossible hero … Seventy-seven-year-old Judith Potts is blissfully happy. She lives alone in a faded mansion in Marlow, sets crosswords for The Times, and there's no man in her life to tell her what to do or how much whisky to drink. One evening, while out swimming in the Thames, Judith witnesses a... Read more »
Blanche Among the Talented Tenth
Blanche White: Book #2
The second, ground-breaking mystery featuring African–American maid and amateur sleuth Blanche White by Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Award–winning author Barbara Neely.
When Blanche White moved north to Boston, she believed it would be a better place to raise her kids, especially after she got them into an elite private school. But now her... Read more »
The Postscript Murders
"This droll romp is a latter-day Miss Marple.” —Washington Post
Murder leaps off the page when crime novelists begin to turn up dead in this intricate new novel by internationally best-selling author Elly Griffiths, a literary mystery perfect for fans of Anthony Horowitz and Agatha Christie.
The death of a ninety-year-old woman with a heart... Read more »
Killers of a Certain Age
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
“This Golden Girls meets James Bond thriller is a journey you want to be part of.” -Buzzfeed
Older women often feel invisible, but sometimes that’s their secret weapon.
They’ve spent their lives as the deadliest assassins in a clandestine international organization, but now that they're sixty years old, four... Read more »
Granny's Got a Gun
Book 1 of the Secret Agent Granny Mysteries
A Secret Agent Granny Mystery
Barbara Gold, a retired CIA agent, is bored out of her skull in Cheerville, a small town in New England—until a man is poisoned during a book club meeting for seniors. Everyone thinks Lucien had a heart attack, but from his symptoms, Barbara knows someone has slipped poisoned into his cake or drink. Even though she is no longer under cover,...Read more »
At Bertram's Hotel
A Miss Marple Mystery
Miss Marple Mysteries: Book #10
At Bertram’s Hotel the intrepid Miss Marple, on holiday in London, must solve a deadly mystery at the end of a chain of very violent events.
An old-fashioned London hotel is not quite as reputable as it makes out to be.…
When Miss Marple comes up from the country for a holiday in London, she finds what she’s looking for at Bertram’s Hotel:...Read more »
Aunty Lee’s Delights
Singaporean Mystery: Book #1
This delectable and witty mystery introduces Rosie "Aunty" Lee, feisty widow, amateur sleuth, and proprietor of Singapore's best-loved home-cooking restaurant.
After losing her husband, Rosie Lee could have become one of Singapore's "tai tai," an idle rich lady. Instead she is building a culinary empire from her restaurant, Aunty Lee's... Read more »
Three Things About Elsie
The bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep delivers a suspenseful and emotionally satisfying novel “infused with warmth and humor” (People) about a lifelong friendship, a devastating secret, and the small acts of kindness that bring people together.
There are three things you should know about Elsie. The first thing is that she’s... Read more »