1. The Victoria vanishes: Christopher Fowler
Returning to the Victoria Cross pub hours after witnessing the murder of a woman, Detective Arthur Bryant discovers that the pub itself has vanished, and calls in the Peculiar Crimes Unit to track down a killer who is stalking London's oldest watering holes.
2. A quiet death, Marcia Dutton Talley
Hannah is returning from a charity luncheon in Washington, DC, when her train is involved in a horrific crash. Although her arm is broken, she remains at the side of her critically injured seatmate until help arrives – but when she is later discharged from hospital, she finds herself in possession of the man’s distinctive bag, and her efforts to return it soon set in motion a chain of events that put her life in grave danger. (amazon)
3. Moonlight mile, Dennis Lehane
Now Amanda is sixteen—and gone again. A stellar student, brilliant but aloof, she seemed destined to escape her upbringing. Yet Amanda's aunt is once more knocking on Patrick Kenzie's door, fearing the worst for the little girl who has blossomed into a striking, clever young woman—a woman who hasn't been seen in weeks. (amazon)
4. Death of a trophy wife, Laura Levine
When Marv Cooper's trophy wife Bunny is murdered during a lavish party, Jaine's friend Lance becomes the prime suspect. But Jaine knows he just couldn't have done it and sets out to find the real killer.
5. The hound of the Baskervilles, Arthur Conan Doyle
Warned that death awaits him if he claims his inheritance of a cursed ancestral manor, Sir Henry Baskerville calls on Sherlock Holmes for assistance.
6. The case of the waylaid wolf, Erle Stanley Gardner
Office Lothario Loring Lamont arranges for one of the secretaries, Arlene Ferris, to stay late one evening. He clearly has plans for her as he disables her car giving him the opportunity to offer her a lift home and then get her to his beach house in Malibu. (imdb)
7. The sentry, Robert Crais
Dru Rayne and her uncle fled to L.A. after Hurricane Katrina; but now, five years later, they face a different danger. When Joe Pike witnesses Dru's uncle beaten by a protection gang, he offers his help, but neither of them want it-and neither do the federal agents mysteriously watching them. (amazon)
8. Going, gone, Laura Crum
Horse vet Gail McCarthy's life turns stranger than fiction when her old boyfriend, Lonny Peterson, is arrested for murder -- by none other than Gail's childhood friend, Bret Boncantini, now a sheriff's deputy in a Sierra foothills town.
9. Forged, Laura Crum
Horse veterinarian Gail McCarthy doesn't particularly like her horseshoer, Dominic Castillo. For one thing, he was always late for a job. Worse, given the slightest pleasant word or look from one of his female clients, he'd jump into his act of irresistible lover. There was no doubt, though, that Dominic Castillo was by far the best shoer in the area, and if brushing off Dominic was the additional price for shoeing her three beloved horses, Gail was ready. (amazon)
10. The seeds of murder, Michael Underwood
Fifty years after the disappearance of a young boy ended in a closed case, a series of murders prompts London Solicitor Rosa Epton to reopen the case. (amazon)