On the surface, the small town of Amaryllis seems much like the flower for which it’s named—bright and fragrant. But in the past three years ther ehave been five unsolved murders. All the victims were women, killed in similar fashion. And just two nights ago—a sixth murder. A killer lives among the good citizens of Amaryllis. And now three terrified women are sure they know who he is—someone they love. None is aware of the others’ suspicions. And each must make the heartrending choice to bring the killer down. But each woman suspects a different man.
A Quarter for a Kiss Mindy Starns Clark Paperback, 336 pp., $13.99 Harvest House Publishers (October 1, 2011)
With a touch of romance and a strong heroine, A Quarter for a Kiss offers more of the fast-paced and suspenseful inspirational writing found in the Million Dollar Mysteries. Mindy Starns Clark weaves a tale of mystery and God’s touch on the lives of those who seek Him. As a young widow, Callie Webber finds strength in her faith in God and joy in her growing romance with her employer. When their friend and mentor, Eli Gold, is shot, the search for answers as to who and why leads Tom and Callie to face a sinister enemy among the ruins of an old sugar plantation.
Wolves Among Us Ginger Garrett Paperback, 304 pp., $14.99 David C. Cook (April 1, 2011)
In a tiny medieval German village, a double murder stirs up festering fears. The overworked sheriff is baffled, so the village priest sends for help to solve the mystery. But the charismatic Inquisitor brings with him a deadly mix of spiritual fervor and self-deceptive evil. Under his influence, ordinary village fears and resentments take a deadly turn, and soon women are the targets of his crusade. Terror mounts. Dark secrets come to light. But in the midst of it all, the priest and the sheriff’s unloved wife dare to listen to another Voice, and discover what it means to love instead of fear.
A Penny for Your Thoughts Mindy Starns Clark Paperback, 352 pp., $13.99 Harvest House Publishers (April 1, 2011)
Attorney Callie Webber’s assignment is to present Wendell Smythe with a check for $250,000; Mr. Smythe heads a relief organization and needs immediate funds. When Callie goes to his office, check in hand, she discovers him dead on the floor. At Tom’s request, Callie moves into Smythe’s home and begins a murder investigation. But it’s a dangerous place to be, for the family has secrets they would rather not have uncovered. Callie’s only hope is that God will help her use her investigative skills to discover the murderer and escape the web of deceit that surrounds her.
One Lane Bridge Don Reid Paperback, 336 pp., $15.99 David C. Cook (October 1, 2010)
J.D. Wickman takes a ride to the country searching for peace and quiet. But car troubles force him to seek assistance at a nearby farmhouse, where he finds an impoverished family that he vows to help. When he returns with some groceries, however, the family and house have disappeared! Is he losing his sanity?