New Women Sleuth Mystery Novels | 2018

07 Mar 2018

If you are on the hunt for an exhilarating new mystery novel and love strong female leading characters, we have a great collection of books for you. These riveting women sleuth mystery novels will have you on the edge of your seat and the twists and turns will keep you guessing. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite new releases in the genre from authors Annelies George, Jacqueline Winspear, Caroline Fardig, and more!

New Women Sleuth Mystery Novels | 2018

Quest to the Unknown

Annelies George

Release Date: November 16, 2017

Up-and-coming Dutch reporter, Jessie Golden is ready for her first holiday with business mogul and playboy Carlos Gomez. But she soon discovers a folder full of information on a mysterious woman and her son, leading her on an unexpected quest and unexplainable occurrences. Meanwhile, Jessie also believes Carlos’ father has ties with some questionable characters and as she investigates further she uncovers a murky connection to the mob.

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To Die but Once

Jacqueline Winspear

Release Date: March 27, 2018

In the months following Britain’s declaration of war on Germany, Masie Dobbs is investigating the disappearance of a young apprentice that was working on a secret government contract. As she dives deeper into the case, Masie is lead through the countryside of rural Hampshire to one of the London underworld’s most powerful men.

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Southern Discomfort

Caroline Fardig

Release Date: March 6, 2018

Quinn Bellandini loves her life in Savannah, Georgia, where she runs her grandfather’s B&B. But when she stops by the local restaurant owned by her friend Drew Green, she stumbles upon a murder that makes her world come crashing down. The police find it hard to believe that Drew’s brother was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time and they soon make it clear that she and Drew are suspects. It looks like they’ll have to do a little investigating of their own.

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Murder in the Garden

Faith Martin

Release Date: February 27, 2018

A man has been found dead in his beautiful garden, bludgeoned to death with his own spade. Detective Hillary Greene’s only lead is a rival from the village flower show who used to argue with the victim. Meanwhile, Hillary is still trying to track down the one responsible for the murder of her boss. Can Hillary cope with these two intense investigations, especially when one is so close to home?

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The Punishment She Deserves

Elizabeth George

Release Date: March 20, 2018

The cozy town of Ludlow is stunned when one of its most respected citizens is accused of a serious crime. Then, while in police custody, Ian is found dead. Did he kill himself or was he murdered? Barbara Havers is sent to investigate the chain of events that led to his death. All the evidence points to a suicide, but she can’t shake the feeling that she’s missing something.

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J A Whiting

Release Date: February 10, 2018

Olivia is taking a year off from her legal studies to recover from the loss of her murdered aunt. When she meets up with a friend from college she discovers she is also dealing with a similar situation. It turns out she need Olivia’s help to find justice for someone she loved. Will they find the answers they need or will the killer strike again to silence them?

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