“A Heart Full of Headstones” by Ian Rankin. The Scottish crime master returns with one of the most shocking books in his legendary series featuring now retired police inspector John Rebus. Could it be the final showdown between Rebus and his nemesis, Big Ger Cafferty?
“The Deal Goes Down” by Larry Beinhart. A retired private investigator gets hired to murder an inconvenient husband. Why would he ever do such a thing? Maybe he wants to be wanted.
“Racing the Light” by Robert Crais. Another long-time series that gets ever better with the passage of time. Elvis Cole and Joe Pike are hired to locate a podcaster who went underground after he began uncovering government corruption.
“Every Cloak Rolled in Blood” by James Lee Burke. An aging novelist who recently lost his daughter encounters white supremacists and devil worshippers in Montana. Burke, an aging novelist himself who has been grieving the death of his own daughter has written his most personal fiction ever.
“The Island” by Adrian McKinty. A family from Seattle on vacation in Australia decides to visit a coastal island. Big mistake. The crazy family who live there start hunting down the family. What insanely gripping horror.
“The Hidden One” by Linda Castillo. Chief of police Kate Burkholder departs her regular jurisdiction in Ohio Amish country to decipher the mystery of the skeletal remains of an Amish bishop found recently unearthed in Pennsylvania.
“Whereabouts Unknown” by Meredith Doench. Theodora Madsen is a homicide detective with the Dayton Police Department. When two teenage girls go missing, one in Dayton, the other up near Cleveland, Theo thinks there could be a connection.
“Blue Book” by Tom Harley Campbell. Retired Dayton homicide detective John Burke rockets out of retirement to solve a cold case murder. Was evidence of alien visitations being concealed inside WPAFB? Campbell will sign copies of his books in Beavercreek this month.
How to go
What: Tom Harley Campbell book signing
When: 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17
Where: Barnes & Noble at The Shoppes at Beavercreek, 2720 Towne Dr #200, Beavercreek
More info: https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2873
Vick Mickunas of Yellow Springs interviews authors every Saturday at 7 a.m. and on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. on WYSO-FM (91.3). For more information, visit www.wyso.org/programs/book-nook. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.