An old friend of Tanya's is back in town, and spells trouble for all of them, especially Freddy, when he finds that he has a 7 year old son. A gang from Manchester is trying to cash in on Freddy's turf, and some police detectives are pushing to put Freddy in Jail.
Unable to prove that David Spencer is a serial murderer, Lauren Riley knows he is still murdering. As Lauren goes back to work after being stabbed, she has to work to prove again that Spencer is guilty.
Aloysius Archer is introduced in this excellent thriller set in the 1940s. Archer, who is sent to Poca City to serve his parole after three years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, is the main suspect in the murder of the most prominent businessman in town.
When four women partner up to open a fancy restaurant aboard the RMS Queen Mary, which had its heyday during the 30s and 40s, and is now docked, their secrets cause plenty of problems and may result in murder.
Ash Carlisle is excited to be accepted into Goode, a girls prep school, where daughters of the rich and famous are prepared for Ivy League schools. However, she doesn't seem to fit in, and girls are dying.
When Jane Gable's husband vanished, she knew it wasn't something he would usually do. Did he relapse back into his alcohol, or was he unhappy and left them? Jane is blamed for his disappearance, and blood in unexpected places points to his murder.
Colton Shaw tracks two young men who have been involved in a horrible hate crime and when he gets them, learns that they were simply defending themselves. One of the men commits suicide and while Shaw is trying to find out why, he gets involved in a cult. Fascinating and worth reading.
Detective Kim Stone is investigating the murder of a 60ish woman who was found on a children's playground with an x carved at the back of her head. More similar murders are occurring, and Stone finds that she and her team are also in danger.
Tracy is back in Cedar Grove while on maternity leave and while her Redmond home is being remodeled. The acting chief asks her to help solve some murders and while doing so she puts her loved ones and especially herself in danger.
Abbie wakes up after being in a five-year coma. She remembers nothing, and her husband, who is a techie from Silicon Valley, is the only one giving her information about her previous life. As she is fed information so that she has memories, she begins to wonder if they are real.