North Country Detective, by Tom Brennan

North Country Detective, by Tom Brennan North Country Detective is the life story of George Tallent, an Alaska Native, man who becomes an Alaska State Trooper and his best friend, Rick Albert a man born on the same day who moves from the East Coast to spend his life on nation’s northern frontier. George and…

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Christmas Ghost Story, by Nick DiMartino

Christmas Ghost Story, by Nick DiMartino Gina opened her eyes. She was standing in the remains of the vegetable garden, in the middle of the night. She was alone in her nightgown, clutching a shovel. She had been digging. Was she losing her mind? Gina became very afraid that she might be… Gina Rossi has…

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Danger to Others, by Martha Crites

Danger to Others, by Martha Crites Late October in the Pacific Northwest foothills brings more than a change of season. Psychiatric evaluator Grace Vaccaro is on edge. A field evaluation gone wrong leads to a shooting, Grace’s mother has died and ghosts from her family’s past are everywhere. When Laurel, a young psychiatric patient, says…

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The Last Ride in the Bumblebee Jacket, by Spencer Kope

The Last Ride in the Bumblebee Jacket, by Spencer Kope When Darius Alexander buys a run-down old Plymouth convertible to restore in his uncle’s body shop, he discovers a pristine inscription in the trunk that presents a compelling mystery. With the help of his lifelong friend, Spider, Darius reaches out to Dr. Jenny Morgan from…

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Suspension of the Rules, by Don Stuart

Suspension of the Rules, by Don Stuart Politically active Yakima Valley dairy farmer, Fortis Henry, is found floating face down in his brand-new livestock waste lagoon. All six of the visitors present at the Henry Dairy on the day of the man’s death had intensely disliked him. All of them had powerful motives to see…

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Grave Disturbance, by Martha Crites

Grave Disturbance, by Martha Crites It is the rainiest year in memory when a homeless man, and a filmmaker are found murdered on the banks of the Snoqualmie River. Mental Health Evaluator, Grace Vaccaro, determines when a person is a danger to self or others and needs hospitalization. She just assessed the first man and…

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Leap of Faith, by Rachel Bukey

Leap of Faith, by Rachel Bukey When Seattle Times reporter Ann Dexter investigates the suspicious death of a wealthy widow, she is determined to expose the woman’s relationship with a psychic medium who stands to inherit everything. Ultimately Ann’s search for the truth reveals the killer while challenging her core beliefs about love, life and…

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Notes from Hell, by Rachel Bukey

Notes from Hell, by Rachel Bukey Seattle Times Reporter Ann Dexter’s interview with Franco Albanese, internationally renowned superstar, begins like most interviews but turns into something much more. While Ann leads Franco on a tour of Seattle, she becomes charmed by him even as she scoffs at his notorious reputation. Don Giovanni in art, Don…

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Death Trap, by Sue Henry

Death Trap, by Sue Henry Recovering from knee surgery that will cause her to miss the upcoming dogsled racing season, champion “musher” Jessie Arnold feels empty and bored—so she grabs an opportunity to fill her days manning the Iditarod booth at the Alaska State Fair. But murder becomes an attraction here as well—an especially brutal…

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