by C.J. Box
In the aftermath of a learning-disabled youth's discovery of a large cache of drugs and money, deputy sheriff Cassie Dewell struggles to keep the peace in a North Dakota community that has been transformed by oil discoveries and gang activity.
Dead man's fancy
by Keith McCafferty
"Wolves howl as a riderless horse returns at sunset to the Culpepper Dude Ranch in the Madison Valley. The missing woman, Nanika Martinelli, is better known as the Fly Fishing Venus, a red-haired river guide who lures clients the way dry flies draw trout. As Sheriff Martha Ettinger follows hoof tracks in the snow, she finds one of the men who has fallen under the temptress's spell impaled on the antler tine of a giant bull elk, a kill that's been claimed by a wolf pack. An accident
by Judith Cutler
Chief Superintendent Fran Harman and her fiancé are drawn into a desperate search for a missing child on the same day that several skeletons are found in a building site.
by M.J. Arlidge
Two people are abducted, imprisoned, and left with a gun. As hunger and thirst set in, only one walks away alive. If Detective Helen Grace hadn't spoken with the shattered survivors herself, she almost wouldn't believe them. This case, with its seemingly random victims, has her baffled. But as more people go missing, nothing will be more terrifying than when it all starts making sense....
Hangman : a novel
by Stephan Talty
Pursuing an escaped serial killer to the city limits of Buffalo, homicide detective Abbie Kearney is horrified when teenage girls begin to go missing, a situation that reveals precinct corruption and suggests that the killer is being helped.
Indemnity only : a V.I. Warshawski novel
by Sara Paretsky
A prominent banker hired V.I. to find a missing coed, instead she found a corpse and her client's true identity. This gave V.I. a lead to a secret so explosive that someone was willing to kill to keep it hidden
Remains of innocence
by J. A. Jance
While investigating two separate cases, Sheriff Joanna Brady must discover if the death of a family friend whose body was found in a limestone cavern is linked to the discovery of a fortune in $100 bills hidden in the house of a hoarder.
Rizzoli & Isles : die again : a novel
by Tess Gerritsen
Boston Detective Jane Rizzoli is on the case of a big game hunter found dead in his apartment, alone with the body of a beautiful white snow leopard he had recently been commissioned to procure and stuff for a high-profile museum in the area.