Faking It by Marianne MacDonald. British rare book seller Dido Hoare researches an ancient manuscript and searches for the killer of the book runner who discovered it.
A Killer Collection and A Fatal Appraisal by J. B. Stanley. Molly Appleby is a writer for a magazine called Collector's Weekly in a Collectibles mystery series.
The Price of the Stars by Debra Doyle and James D. MacDonald. This science fiction book is a reread for me as Beka searches for her mother's assassins in the first of The Mageworlds series.
This Pen for Hire by Laura Levine. Jaine Austen is a freelance writer hired to write a loveletter which leaves her feeling responsible when her client is arrested for murder.
Priestess of the White by Trudi Canavan. The first book in a trilogy sees five people, chosen of the gods, try to unite the land in peace.
Living Dead in Dallas, Club Dead, Dead to the World, and Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris. Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse and her vampire boyfriend search for the identity of a killer.
The Name's Buchanan by Jonas Ward. This western is a reread for me and the start of the Buchanan series.
Murder Uncorked, Murder by the Glass and Saddled with Trouble by Michele Scott. The first two are the start of A Wine Lover's mystery with wine expert Nikki Sands looking for a killer. The third is the first Equine mystery with horse trainer Michaela Bancroft searches for her uncle's killer.
Murder on a Girl's Night Out by Anne George. Two 60+ sisters trying to find a killer.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. The story of an autistic boy searching for the killer of his friend, the neighbor's dog.
Scent to her Grave by India Ink. Persia Rose Vanderbilt uses her nose to find a killer in the first Bath and Body mystery.