New books out this week from: Annette Blair, Karin Slaughter, Maya Banks, Ellery Adams, Jenn Mckinlay and Jennifer Weiner.


Cloaked in Malice
Author: Annette Blair
Country: United States, Canada
Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy
Publisher: Berkley, Penguin Group
Publication date: July 3, 2012
Pages: 304

When Maddie touches Paisley Skye’s, child’s cloak she receives a terrible vision surrounding a decade-old case of kidnapping and murder. She enlists the help of FBI Agent and boyfriend, Nick and discovers that Paisley’s past will reveal more than one vintage crime.


Criminal
Author: Karin Slaughter
Country: United States, Canada
Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group, Delacorte Press
Publication date: July 3, 2012
Pages: 448

Will Trent is set to investigate a missing local college student whose disappearance seems to be connect to a series of horrific murders that took place over 40 years ago. However, his boss at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Amanda Wagner has other plans that include keeping him off the case. The case that launched her career has suddenly come back to life, intertwined with the long-held mystery of Will’s birth and parentage.


Echos at Dawn
Author: Maya Banks
Country: United States, Canada
Genre(s): Romance, Thriller
Publisher: Berkley, Penguin Group
Publication date: July 3, 2012
Pages: 336

Echos at Dawn is book #5 in the KGI series and picks up a secondary story from Whispers in the Dark. Grace Peterson, Shea’s sister is alone and on the run after escaping a shadowy group trying to exploit her ability to heal others. KGI member, Rio is enlisted to protect her and bring her home safely. The two surprise themselves by getting involved under such dangerous circumstances.


Pies and Prejudice
Author: Ellery Adams
Country: United States, Canada
Genre(s): Detective Fiction, Mystery
Publisher: Berkley, Penguin Group
Publication date: July 3, 2012
Pages: 304

After moving back home to Havenwood, Georgia, Ella Mae LaFaye discovers she has a talent for enchantment and opens the Charmed Pie Shoppe. When her old nemesis Loralyn Gaynor’s fiancé is found dead and the murder weapon is Ella Mae’s rolling-pin, she has to figure out how to clear her name. This is book #1 in A Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery.


Red Velvet Revenge
Author: Jenn Mckinlay
Country: United States, Canada
Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller
Publisher: Berkley, Penguin Group
Publication date: July 3, 2012
Pages: 304

Summertime sales at Fairy Tale Cupcakes aren’t going very well so owners, Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura jump at the chance to sell cupcakes at the annual Juniper Pass rodeo. When a vengeful murderer kills bull-rider, Ty Stokes the two realize they may have to not only save their business but also themselves.


The Next Best Thing
Author: Jennifer Weiner
Country: United States, Canada
Genre(s): Women’s Fiction
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication date: July 3, 2012
Pages: 400

Screenwriter, Ruth Saunders finally has her dream come true when her sitcom titled The Next Best Thing is greenlit. After moving west with her grandmother, she gets on the Hollywood roller coaster filled with egos, money-minded bureaucrats and unrequited love.


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New books out this week from: Annette Blair, Karin Slaughter, Maya Banks, Ellery Adams, Jenn Mckinlay and Jennifer Weiner. Cloaked in Malice Author: Annette Blair Country: United States, Canada Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy Publisher: Berkley, Penguin Group Publication date: July 3, 2012 Pages: 304 When Maddie touches Paisley Skye's, child's cloak she receives a terrible vision surrounding...