A dramatic cover and title:
Why Kill the Innocent by C.S. Harris, Sebastian St.Cyr #13
Genre: historical mystery
London, 1814, a brutal murder draws Sebastian St. Cyr into the web of the royal court, where intrigue abounds and betrayal awaits.
Queen Anne's Lace by Susan Wittig Albert, #26 in the China Bayles series
Setting: Pecan Springs, Texas
A present day ghost leads China Bayles to a secret from Pecan Springs's past in this haunting mystery involving early 20th century and 19th century lacemakers.
I finished reading a new to me Scandinavian mystery writer, Henning Mankell of Sweden.
After the Fire by Henning Mankell, October 1, 2017, Vintage
... an aging man's quiet, solitary life on an isolated island off the coast of Sweden is turned upside down when his house catches fire.
|A very likeable elderly man, a retired surgeon, lives on a small island in Sweden, battling the elements and fitting easily into the island lifestyle he probably grew up in. The book covers a mystery solved, and new relationships to ease him into old age.|
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