TELL THE STORY TO ITS END by Simon P. Clark YA Fantasy Released October 2015 by St. Martin’s Griffin
Eren lives off stories and wants Oli to tell him every last one he knows. With Eren to listen, Oli starts to make sense of what’s happening to him and his family. But Eren is powerful and though he’s willing to help Oli, he’s not willing to do it for free; he wants something in return. Oli must make a choice: he can learn the truth-but he must abandon himself to Eren’s world, forever.
LIES THAT BIND by Maggie Barbieri Mystery Released Nov 24 by Minotaur Books
Maeve Conlon, a single mother and bakery owner hiding dark secrets behind her cookie-cutter suburban life was first introduced in Once Upon a Lie. Now in LIES THAT BIND Maeve’s moving on when the unthinkable happens: her father dies of a massive heart attack. But on the day of his funeral, Maeve learns a shockiing secret. She might have a sister she’s never met. Meantime, someone keeps sneaking around Maeve’s bakery. At first the signs are subtle, but then it becomes vandalism, and then it grows even more frightening.Could it be related to her search for her missing sister? Maeve will be forced to decide just how much she’s willing to risk in the name of justice.
THE RED STORM by Grant Bywaters Historical Mystery Released Dec 1, 2015 by Minotaur Books
Depression-Era New Orleans is the perfect setting for this historical mystery. Newly-minted private investigator William Fletcher is having trouble finding clientele. He’s not the only man out of work, but his past as a former heavyweight contender with a few shady connections-not to mention the color of his skin, isn’t helping lure clients to his door. Stuck without any viable alternative, he takes a case from an old criminal acquaintance, Storm. His only client assures him that the job is simple-locate his missing estranged daughter, Zella. No questions asked. What starts out simple turns the city into a bloody battleground between two rival syndicates with Zella’s safety in the balance.