Sue Grafton’s latest alphabet mystery, Lee Child’s latest Jack Reacher story, and seven other ripping yarns. In W is for Wasted (Grafton), two dissimilar deaths pose a mystery for Kinsey Millhone. In Never let Go (Child), a dinner date for Jack Reacher goes bad. Very bad. In Something borrowed, someone dead by M.C. Beaton, yet another annoying neighbor ends up dead. Agatha raisin finds out why. In The beast by Faye Kellerman, Decker and Lazurus investigate a curious death (the tiger did it?). Blind Justice by Anne Perry uses a clinic for sick and injured prostitutes as the setting for the latest Monk mystery. The final cut by Catherine Coulter introduces an international thriller series. In Second watch by Judith Jance, there’s no time off for Det. Beaumont, who’s knee replacement surgery, plunges him into a perplexing mystery. In Thankless in death by J.D. Robb, a Thanksgiving day murder means work for Eve Dallas. And in A question of honor by Charles Todd, World War I nurse and amateur sleuth Bess Crawford investigates an old murder that occurred during her childhood in India. PS.–this Just in: the latest from the Robert Parker franchise (Jesse Stone division), Damned if You Do by Michael Brandon, Storm Prey by John Sandford and Gone, the James Patterson book of the month.
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