Suspense novels to keep the guessing

Get some new suspense and mystery for your spring and summer reading!

New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline tells a story of genetics and donors in “Most Wanted” (St. Martins, $27.99.)

Christine and her husband, Marcus, are coming to terms with the fact that he won’t be able to help her conceive.

Using a donor, she is now pregnant when a story breaks about a brutal murder – and the suspect looks an awful lot like the donor’s picture.

Christine is determined to find out if that really is her donor, and if he really is guilty or not, while her husband is still dealing with the fact they had to use a donor.

Lawsuits are threatened and everyone begins to question just how important are genetics?

This is a very interesting read with a mystery twist that will have the reader thinking after the story is done.

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The who-dunnit locked house mystery takes a country twist in “An Old-Fashioned Murder” by Carol Miller” (Minotaur Books, $25.99.)

Daisy is still reeling from her husband up and leaving and losing her house. Moving in with her invalid mother in and her aunt Emily in an inn in a small town in Virginia, she’s ready for a new start. And when she throws a small party for her friends and neighbors, everything seems to be going good – until a storm hits, cutting them off from everyone, and one of the guests is found dead, crushed by a bookcase.

With the police inaccessible, Daisy’s going to have to figure out who among her guests is a killer before a murder happens again!

This is a charming Southern country novel with a twist of mystery. Cozy mystery readers will enjoy this.

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New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen returns to her Eve Duncan series with “Hide Away” (St. Martin’s Press, $27.99.)

Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan doesn’t have time to recover in the hospital. She and Joe have promised to protect the young Cara, and her enemies are closing in. They turn to Eve’s daughter, Jane, and her quest for a buried treasure in Scotland to get away from it all.

But are the mountains remote enough to keep away danger?

This adventurous thriller will keep readers guessing.

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