The Burying Field
by Kenneth Abel.
A Louisiana town explodes in violence when drunk white teenagers
invade a slave burial ground and beat an elderly black man to death.
Color of Justice
by Gary Hardwick.
Detroit detective Danny Cavanaugh's African American girlfriend
is growing distant when he is assigned to investigate the murder
of a wealthy couple, pillars of the black community.
by Hugh Holton.
Police Commander Larry Cole goes after a corrupt sergeant and a
city alderman in the investigation of a missing barmaid.
Hit Time: A Mystery
by Yolanda Joe, writing as Ardella Garland.
When record producer Fab Weaver is found dead, investigative reporter
Georgia and her sister Peaches look for possible suspects among
his many bilked clients.
A Murder of Promise
by Robert Andrews.
D.C. homicide detectives Kearney and Phelps search for a serial
killer who's fond of cutting off the victims' little fingers.
Plain Brown Wrapper: An Alex Powell Novel
by Karen Grigsby Bates.
Alex investigates the murder of the controversial publisher of a
Scream Black Murder
by Philip McLaren.
As the bodies pile up, two rookie detectives from the newly formed
"Aboriginal Homicide Unit" are pressured to find a vicious
by Paula L. Woods.
Homicide detective Charlotte Justice must sort through a maze of
power-hungry suspects in the spontaneous death of a Hollywood film
director. Second in series.
by Darryl Wimberley.
North Florida policeman Barrett Raines finds a young woman viciously
murdered on the property of a wealthy straw-baling company owner.
Sympathy for the Devil
by Christopher Chambers.
Two cheerleaders and seven drug dealers are murdered. FBI agent
Angela Blivens must decide if there is a connection.
by Barbara Hambly.
In 1835 New Orleans, Hesione Le Gros, former jeweled mistress now
a raddled hag, is found with her throat slashed. Can Benjamin January
find the killer?
Whispers in the Dark
by Eleanor Taylor Bland.
Severed arms and hands protruding from the ground present the latest
challenge to Detective Marti MacAlister and her partner in their
search for a serial killer.
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