Winter Mysteries

The Winter PeopleWinter is still among us and it’s colder than ever. There may not be much to do while the weather is so cold, but that doesn’t stop many fictional characters from uncovering secrets despite the snow. Curl up with a good book today and see how these fictional characters handle the cold while solving compelling mysteries.

Here are a few winter mysteries that you can find in the JMRL catalog:

The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon — Coming of age in an old farmhouse, 19-year-old Ruthie begins a search for her agoraphobic mother and discovers the century-old diary of the farmhouse’s long-ago resident, a grieving mother who died under mysterious circumstances.

The Birds of Winter: A Harry Brock Mystery by Kinley E. Roby — After hedge fund owner Gregory Breckenridge hires Harry Brock to find his missing wife, Harry and his colleague Caedmon Rivers are pit against wealthy and savage opponents who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.

Tell Me, Pretty Maiden by Rhys Bowen — With her turn-of-the-twentieth-century detective agency busier than ever, Molly Murphy finds her life further complicated when she and her beau, police captain Daniel Sullivan, stumble upon a young woman lying unconscious in the snow in Central Park.

Alpine Winter: An Emma Lord Mystery by Mary Daheim — Christmas is anything but quiet in Alpine, Washington, after a body turns up in a cave and Emma Lord and her beau, Milo, are stalked by a killer.

Inherit the Dead by Lee Child, C.J. Box, Charlaine Harris, John Connolly, Mary Higgins Clark, and more — Twenty masters of suspense join forces to present one gripping mystery that follows a one-time NYPD homicide cop as he, hired by a wealthy Upper East Side matron to find her daughter, discovers that there is much more to this story during a bitterly cold winter where everyone has something to hide.

The staff at the library will be happy to help you find the book that is just right for you.

About Abby Harris

Abby is the Public Communications Specialist for JMRL.

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