ST. PATRICK'S DAY MURDER
Part-time reporter and mother of four Lucy Stone stumbles upon a gruesome crime when a headless corpse surfaces in early spring in Tinker's Cove, Maine. The always delightful and tenacious Lucy sets out to solve this compelling mystery, which has a clever ending. Fans of Meier's long-running series will enjoy catching up with the locals and Lucy's family on this latest trip to Tinker's Cove.
Are Old Dan's death and his brother's sudden appearance related? Something bad is brewing this St. Patrick's Day in Tinker's Cove, and it's not just the green beer -- it's a mystery far bigger than anything Lucy could have imagined. (KENSINGTON, Jan., 240 pp., $22.00)