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Hell's bell by Keri Arthur

Hell's bell

Keri Arthur

eBook

Lizzie Grace and Belle Kent, her witch familiar, are living and working on the Faelan Werewolf Reservation - one that has banned the use of magic within its borders. Although they have their supporters - including ranger Aiden O'Connor, who once hated all...

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The socialite's guide to murder by S. K. Golden

The socialite's guide to murder

S. K. Golden

eBook

"It's 1958, and Evelyn Elizabeth Grace Murphy has not left the Pinnacle Hotel in fourteen months. She suffers from agoraphobia, and what's more, it's her father's hotel, and everything she needs is there. Evelyn's always been good at finding things; she...

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Two Parts Sugar, One Part Murder by V. M. Burns

Two Parts Sugar, One Part Murder

V. M. Burns

eBook

"Receiving a surprise inheritance, social media expert Maddy Montgomery must live in her great-aunt Octavia's house in New Bison, Michigan, for a year, running her bakery and caring for an English mastiff named Baby, while trying to prove her innocence in the...

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Peg and Rose Solve a Murder by Laurien. aut Berenson

Peg and Rose Solve a Murder

Laurien. aut Berenson

eBook

"Rose Donovan looks for the good in everyone. With her sister-in-law, Peg, that sometimes requires a lot of searching ... But after forty years of bickering, they're attempting to start over, partnering up to join the local bridge club. Peg and Rose barely...

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Deadly vows by Keri Arthur

Deadly vows

Keri Arthur

eBook

Evil comes in all forms ... and sometimes it wears a human mask. When the body of a newlywed is discovered on the reservation, Lizzie Grace throws herself into the investigation, needing a distraction from what she fears is coming not only for her but also...

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For letter or worse by Vivian Conroy

For letter or worse

Vivian Conroy

eBook

The second in the stationery shop mystery series! The scissors are sharpened and the cardstock stacked for Delta Douglas' latest workshop: a 3D cardmaking event at socialite, Lena Laroy's, birthday extravaganza. As co-owner of Wanted, the local stationery...

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Red hot by Dana Dratch

Red hot

Dana Dratch

eBook

Freelance writer Alex Vlodnachek hasn't had a vacation in ages. So when her sister invites her'and pup Lucy'for a girls' get-away to Miami, it's too tempting to resist. Big sister Annie wants Alex to savor a little fun in the sun at her South Beach condo....

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Stayin' alive by Julie Mulhern

Stayin' alive

Julie Mulhern

eAudiobook

Springtime. Love is in the air. So is murder. When Ellison Russell, reluctant finder of bodies, chairs a gala in conjunction with the museum's Chinese funerary exhibit, she expects disaster. So, she's not remotely surprised when a body turns up. Ellison is...

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Killer queen by Julie Mulhern

Killer queen

Julie Mulhern

eAudiobook

Another day, another dead woman in Ellison Russell's study. Only this one claimed to be Mrs. Anarchy Jones. As Ellison juggles mothers, daughter, unhappy wives, and near-miss murder attempts, one thing is clear-someone will go to any lengths to hide the truth....

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Two parts sugar, one part murder by V. M. Burns

Two parts sugar, one part murder

V. M. Burns

eAudiobook

In this delectable new cozy mystery series, social media maven Maddy Montgomery's perfectly 'grammable life has come undone, and she's #StartingOver in a tiny town with one giant problem--a killer on the loose ... When Maddy Montgomery's groom is a no-show to...

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The bookshop of secrets by Mollie Rushmeyer

The bookshop of secrets

Mollie Rushmeyer

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A collection of lost books holds the clues to her family's legacy...and her future. Hope Sparrow has mastered the art of outrunning her tragic past. Never stay anywhere too long, never allow anyone control over her life again. Coming to Wanishin Falls in...

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Sleeper by David Fennell

Sleeper

David Fennell

eBook

"1943. Sleeper spy Will Starling has been drafted in to the SOE, joining forces with the French Resistance in the fight against the Nazis; but Starling's memory is fractured and only occasional flashbacks reveal fragments of his past. Despite this, he has not...

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The stolen book of Evelyn Aubrey by Serena Burdick

The stolen book of Evelyn Aubrey

Serena Burdick

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What if you could write a new ending for yourself? England, 1898: When Evelyn first married the famous novelist William Aubrey, she was dazzled by his brilliance. But their newlywed bliss is brief when William is gripped by writer's block, and he becomes...

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The politician by Tim Sullivan

The politician

Tim Sullivan

eBook

"A ransacked room. A dead politician. A burglary gone wrong – or a staged murder?THE DETECTIVEDS George Cross loves puzzles – he's good at them – and he immediately spots one when he begins investigating the death of former mayor Peggy Frampton. It looks like...

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The hiker by M. J. Ford

The hiker

M. J. Ford

eBook

"In the wilderness, it's kill or be killed... MISSING: When Gemma Kline is reported missing after setting off on a solo hike in the remote Pennines, her sister, Sarah, is dumbfounded. How can someone disappear without a trace? PRESUMED: Travelling to the...

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Sudden death by Rachel Lynch

Sudden death

Rachel Lynch

eBook

On a misty morning in the Lake District, two men depart by helicopter from a private estate. Below, they see the stunning views of Wast Water, with Scafell Pike ahead, where fell runners are competing atop England's highest mountain. It's at this moment that...

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The shadow wing by Sarah Painter

The shadow wing

Sarah Painter

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There's a new Crow in town... After the explosive events of The Copper Heart, Lydia must deal with a secret service operative with murder in his heart. The mysterious Mr Smith has sent a professional assassin after Lydia and the bonds of blood are stretched to...

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The brutal tide by Kate Rhodes

The brutal tide

Kate Rhodes

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"The gripping island mystery from 'an absolute master of pace, plotting and character' (Elly Griffiths).REVENGE: DI Ben Kitto made many enemies in his time working as an undercover officer for the Met police, none more ruthless and calculating than gang leader...

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The magpie key by Sarah Painter

The magpie key

Sarah Painter

eBook

Black water, dark skies, a reckoning like no other A new threat has sailed in on the tide and is haunting the waterways of London. DCI Fleet is struggling to control his gift and can no longer tell reality from illusion. Meanwhile, Uncle Charlie is making...

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For any other truth by Denzil Meyrick

For any other truth

Denzil Meyrick

eBook

"When a light aircraft crash-lands at Machrie airport, DCI Jim Daley and his colleague Brian Scott rush to the scene. But it soon becomes clear that both occupants of the plane were dead before take-off ... Meanwhile in Kinloch, local fisherman Hamish is...

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Hide and seek by Andrea Mara

Hide and seek

Andrea Mara

eBook

"CLOSE YOUR EYES: The game of hide and seek is over, everyone has gone home, but little Lily Murphy hasn't been found. Her parents search the woods and tell themselves that the worst hasn't happened - but deep down they know this peaceful Dublin suburb will...

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The select by F. Paul (Francis Paul) Wilson

The select

F. Paul (Francis Paul) Wilson

eAudiobook

This "trimmed-to-the-bone medical cliff-hanger" by the New York Times bestselling author is "as good as the best of Robin Cook" (James Patterson). Any student should consider themselves lucky to receive an invitation to apply to the Ingraham College of...

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The broken cage by Sarah Painter

The broken cage

Sarah Painter

eAudiobook

Get the Crow. A man dies in a locked room, leaving a message written in blood and a lot of unanswered questions. Lydia is still recovering from the fallout with her psychopathic cousin, but there are new threats to the Crows, and she must fight to maintain her...

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When a lady deceives by Tara Kingston

When a lady deceives

Tara Kingston

eAudiobook

London, 1890. In Victorian London, reporter Jennie Quinn employs deception as a weapon. Going undercover to seek justice for a murdered informant, she's drawn into a powerful criminal's seductive game of cat and mouse. Enigmatic former lawman Matthew Colton is...

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When a lady dares by Tara Kingston

When a lady dares

Tara Kingston

eAudiobook

Sophie Atherton knows a liar when she sees one. Perhaps because she's so skilled at deception herself. Searching for clues to a string of mysterious deaths, the secret operative for the Crown has connived her way into a phony medium's confidence. When a...

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The death of remembrance by Denzil Meyrick

The death of remembrance

Denzil Meyrick

Audio CD

"It's 1983, and a beat constable walks away from a bar where he knows a crime is about to be committed. In the present, an old fisherman is found dead by the shoreline and a stranger with a mission moves into a shabby Kinloch flat. Meanwhile, DCI Jim Daley is...

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Hunting time by Jeffery Deaver

Hunting time

Jeffery Deaver

Audio CD

"There are two fundamental rules of survival. Number one: never be without a means of escape. Allison Parker is on the run with her teenage daughter, Hannah, and Colter Shaw has been hired by her eccentric boss, entrepreneur Marty Harmon, to find and protect...

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Written in blood by Caroline Graham

Written in blood

Caroline Graham

Audio CD

"Despite the fierce, and seemingly personal, objections of secretary Gerald Hadleigh, members of the Midsomer Worthy Writers' Circle press ahead and invite bestselling author Max Jennings to talk to their group. Besides, it's not as though he'll say yes. So...

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A killer Christmas at Honeychurch Hall  by Hannah Dennison

A killer Christmas at Honeychurch Hall

Hannah Dennison

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"Following the butler's death and the cook's retirement, the ever-gullible Lady Lavinia replaces them with a power couple who are determined to thrust the crumbling estate into the 21st century. The Dowager Countess reluctantly agrees to hold a big-ticket...

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Murder on the Christmas Express  by Alexandra Benedict

Murder on the Christmas Express

Alexandra Benedict

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"In the early hours of Christmas Eve, the sleeper train to the Highlands is derailed, along with the festive plans of its travellers. With the train stuck in snow in the middle of nowhere, a killer stalks its carriages, picking off passengers one by one. Those...

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It came upon a midnight shear  by Allie Pleiter

It came upon a midnight shear

Allie Pleiter

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" The holiday season looks merry and bright for Libby and her friends at Y.A.R.N. The store is expanding for a holiday boom, and she's gathered Collinstown's businesses to decorate a community Christmas tree. Dashing 'Gallant Herdsman' Vincenzo Marani arrives...

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When the night ends by M. J. Lee

When the night ends

M. J. Lee

eBook

A death in custody. A life in jeopardy.When Ben Holdsworth dies alone in a police cell, riots erupt in Manchester. But after a post mortem, the authorities have decided nobody was to blame. DI Ridpath is asked to investigate by the coroner before an inquest,...

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The pain tourist  by Paul Cleave

The pain tourist

Paul Cleave

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"This dream doesn’t feel like a dream. He tries to lift his head. Can’t do it. There is a doorway to his left, and beyond it a brightly lit corridor. Somebody walks past – a nurse … James Garrett was critically injured when he was shot following his parents’...

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Love dies twice  by Barbara Sjoholm

Love dies twice

Barbara Sjoholm

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"Cassandra Reilly, an Irish-American translator and amateur sleuth, shares a flat in London with her long-time friend, retired bassoonist Nicky Gibbons. Their lives are disrupted when Cassandra attends a lecture on the beguines, laywomen who lived in...

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Never lie  by Freida McFadden

Never lie

Freida McFadden

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"Newlyweds Tricia and Ethan are searching for the house of their dreams. But when they visit the remote manor that once belonged to Dr. Adrienne Hale, a renowned psychiatrist who vanished without a trace four years earlier, a violent winter storm traps them at...

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Jinx  by Hugh (Hugh Joseph James) McGinlay

Jinx

Hugh (Hugh Joseph James) McGinlay

Book

"One spring morning a woman is found dead in a Brunswick alley adorned with symbols of the occult. Catherine Kint, milliner, gin enthusiast and raconteur, has no reason to be involved until her friend is under investigation. Armed with a sharp wit, a crime...

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Pachyderm  by Hugh (Hugh Joseph James) McGinlay

Pachyderm

Hugh (Hugh Joseph James) McGinlay

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"A night at the Melbourne Zoo drinking champagne seems a fine idea, until an animal's death throws milliner and sleuth Catherine Kint into another mystery. Before you can say 'monkey business' Catherine and her trusted barman Boris are annoying everyone from...

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Mrs Hudson and the Christmas Canary  by Martin Davies

Mrs Hudson and the Christmas Canary

Martin Davies

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"December in London, and Maximilian Cortado, the world famous violinist, has disappeared, the only clue being the unexpected delivery to his townhouse of a basket containing a live hen. When it emerges that a number of other notable members of society have...

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The tiger's cave  by Bill Rogers

The tiger's cave

Bill Rogers

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"A lorry full of Chinese illegal immigrants arrives in Hull. Twenty four hours later their bodies are discovered close to the M62 motorway; but a young man and a girl are missing, and still at risk. Supported by the Serious and Organised Crime Agency, Caton...

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Francesca  by Gillian Godden

Francesca

Gillian Godden

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"From rags... Single mother Francesca is struggling to get by when an act of desperation leads to her owing a debt to notorious gangland boss, Tony Lambrianu. Tony has his own troubles - a change of image from playboy to respectable married man is needed to...

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Gentlemen formerly dressed  by Sulari Gentill

Gentlemen formerly dressed

Sulari Gentill

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"After narrowly escaping Nazi terror, Rowland Sinclair and his companions land in London, believing they are safe. But they are wrong. A bizzare murder plunges the hapless Australians into a queer world of British aristocracy, Fascist Blackshirts, illicit...

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The case of the disgraced duke  by Cathy Ace

The case of the disgraced duke

Cathy Ace

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"Henry Devereaux Twyst, eighteenth duke of Chellingworth, is desperate to disprove murderous rumors about his ancestor before his first child is born, so he enlists the help of the women of the WISE Enquiries Agency. However, Annie is working undercover - on a...

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Her frozen heart  by Stacy Green

Her frozen heart

Stacy Green

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"The girl's pretty face was relaxed, snowflakes settling on her cheeks as they began to fall over the quiet frozen lake where she'd been found. She could have been sleeping... but her empty eyes and the blooming bruises around her neck told a different...

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Bodysurfing  by Hugh (Hugh Joseph James) McGinlay

Bodysurfing

Hugh (Hugh Joseph James) McGinlay

Book

"Shenanigans at the beach seem a fine idea to Catherine and friends at the height of an Australian summer, however the discovery of a body in the water kicks sand in their plans. With the town of Ocean Grove in the grips of a by-election, and the police...

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All you ever wanted  by Susan Elliot Wright

All you ever wanted

Susan Elliot Wright

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"You are inside. With your husband and baby. Your life warm and calm and untroubled. I am outside. Alone. Looking in. Watching you. You have all I ever wanted. Now it's time for you to share. "--Provided by publisher.

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Murder in the tea leaves  by Carter Fielding

Murder in the tea leaves

Carter Fielding

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"When Finley Blake, a young travel writer, gets a choice assignment to do a story in Sri Lanka, she snaps it up. Not only does it get her closer to Delhi, where Max, her former lover and 'new' boyfriend is working, but it also gives her some girl time with her...

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Murder in the Medina  by Carter Fielding

Murder in the Medina

Carter Fielding

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"Finley Blake thought a plum assignment in Tangier would be the perfect chance to grab some girl time with her sister, Whitt. But when a crew member from an action movie being filmed locally falls to his death, Whitt and Finley must put their heads together to...

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Murder in the Eternal City  by Ashley Gardner

Murder in the Eternal City

Ashley Gardner

Book

"Captain Lacey's Roman holiday with his family is marred by murder..."--Cover.

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Blind goddess  by Anne Holt

Blind goddess

Anne Holt

Book

"A drug dealer is battered to death in the outskirts of Oslo. A young Dutch student, covered in blood, walks aimlessly through the streets of the city. He is taken into custody, but refuses to speak. Five days later a shady criminal lawyer called Hansa Larsen...

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The railyway murders  by J. R. Ellis

The railyway murders

J. R. Ellis

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"When a film shoot on Wharfedale's vintage railway turns into a grisly crime scene, DCI Oldroyd's idyllic visit to the countryside with his partner Deborah is well and truly stopped in its tracks. One of the film's stars has been shot dead in a train carriage...

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A burning obsession  by Mike Omer

A burning obsession

Mike Omer

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"When a series of suspicious fires leaves multiple victims dead in their homes, NYPD hostage negotiator Abby Mullen knows in her bones that the terrors of her childhood have returned. As a young girl, she narrowly escaped a fire set by Moses Wilcox, a...

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Dark of night  by Barbara Nickless

Dark of night

Barbara Nickless

Book

"What an exotic way to die in Chicago. When esteemed historian Elizabeth Lawrence is found in her car, killed by a cobra's bite, only a brilliant professor of semiotics, Dr. Evan Wilding, can see the signs around her strange death. As he helps homicide...

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Dalziel and Pascoe hunt the Christmas killer and other stories  by Reginald Hill

Dalziel and Pascoe hunt the Christmas killer and other stories

Reginald Hill

Book

"A vicar nailed to a tree in Yorkshire. The theft of a priceless artefact during a fire. A detective forced to tell the truth for 24 hours. A body hidden in a basement. From the restless streets of London to the wilds of the Lake District, displaying all his...

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Blue like me  by Aaron Philip Clark

Blue like me

Aaron Philip Clark

Book

"When former detective Trevor 'Finn' Finnegan became a PI, he adopted a new mandate: catch the LAPD's worst in the act. While on surveillance in Venice Beach, Finn tails two potentially dirty cops: Detective Martin Riley and Finn's ex-partner, Detective Sally...

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The silent child  by M. J. (Novelist) White

The silent child

M. J. (Novelist) White

Book

"Eleven months ago, 15-year-old Lottie Arundel suddenly stopped speaking. Dr Cora Lael, a psychologist with a unique ability of sensing emotional echoes from objects, is called in to find Lottie's voice. When a body is discovered at an abandoned Suffolk farm,...

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Her husband's murder  by Jaime Lynn Hendricks

Her husband's murder

Jaime Lynn Hendricks

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"'I do' is about to become a death sentence... When five friends arrive in Miami for a destination wedding, they appear excited for the forthcoming celebration as their friend, Fiona, is about to become a wife. No one would guess that each of them has a reason...

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Murder by definition  by Cornelius Lehane

Murder by definition

Cornelius Lehane

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"Hardboiled crime writer Will Ford might be critically acclaimed, but he's every bit as debauched and disreputable as the ne'er-do-well private eye in his novels. So when Ford offers Raymond Ambler - crime-fiction curator at New York City's prestigious 42nd...

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French roast  by Sandra Balzo

French roast

Sandra Balzo

Book

"Things go from bad to worse for Wisconsin coffeehouse owner Maggy Thorsen when her cousin Jacque Oui finds himself in hot water. Wisconsin coffeehouse owner Maggy Thorsen's cousin, Jacque Oui, is in trouble. Big trouble! Not only is his cash-strapped...

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The devil stone  by Caro Ramsay

The devil stone

Caro Ramsay

Book

"In the small Highland village of Cronchie, a wealthy family are found brutally murdered in a satanic ritual and their heirloom, 'the devil stone', is the only thing stolen. The key suspects are known satanists - case closed? But when the investigating officer...

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Scot in a trap  by Catriona McPherson

Scot in a trap

Catriona McPherson

Book

"A mysterious object the size of a suitcase, all wrapped in bacon and smelling of syrup, can mean only one thing: Thanksgiving at the Last Ditch Motel. This year the motel residents are in extra-celebratory mood as the holiday brings a new arrival to the group...

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Bad kids  by Zijin Chen

Bad kids

Zijin Chen

Book

"You can't choose your in-laws. One beautiful morning, Zhang Dongsheng pushes his wealthy in-laws off a mountain - the perfect crime. Or so he thinks. Even though the murders were as carefully choreographed as a play, he did not expect that three teenagers had...

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A mansion for murder  by Frances Brody

A mansion for murder

Frances Brody

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"1930, Yorkshire. Intrigued by a mysterious letter from a stranger offering important information, Private Investigator Kate Shackleton arrives in the mill village of Saltaire. At nearby Milner Field mansion, overshadowed by its reputation for misfortune and...

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Sherlock Holmes & the twelve thefts of Christmas  by Tim (Science fiction writer) Major

Sherlock Holmes & the twelve thefts of Christmas

Tim (Science fiction writer) Major

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"Sherlock Holmes must participate in a cunning Christmas challenge set by Irene Adler with the theme of 'theft without theft,' while helping his new client, a Norwegian arctic explorer, discover who has been threatening him--a case that could be related to...

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Dead and gondola  by Ann Claire

Dead and gondola

Ann Claire

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"Ellie Christie is thrilled to begin a new chapter. She's recently returned to her tiny Colorado hometown to run her family's historic bookshop with her elder sister, Meg, and their beloved cat, Agatha. Perched in a Swiss-style hamlet accessible by ski gondola...

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House of a thousand lies  by Cody Luke Davis

House of a thousand lies

Cody Luke Davis

Book

"Diana Wolf likes to think she has it all: a rock-god husband, an empty nest, a wine cellar, and a dream home in the woods. Life is good. It has to be. But when she hires a cartographer, Kerry Perkins, to survey and map her estate in rural Tennessee, she pulls...

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An unforgiving place  by Claire Kells

An unforgiving place

Claire Kells

Book

"While enjoying a rare weekend off from her duties as an agent with the Investigative Services Branch, Felicity Harland learns that a young couple has turned up dead in Gates of the Arctic National Park. Harland recruits her partner, ex-Navy SEAL Ferdinand...

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A ghost of caribou  by Alice Henderson

A ghost of caribou

Alice Henderson

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"When a remote camera on a large, rugged expanse held by the Land Trust for Wildlife Conservation picks up a blurry image of what could be a mountain caribou, they contact Alex Carter to investigate. After all, mountain caribou went extinct in the contiguous...

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Death on a winter stroll  by Francine Mathews

Death on a winter stroll

Francine Mathews

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"Nantucket Police Chief Meredith Folger is acutely conscious of the strain COVID-19 has placed on the community she loves. Although the island has proved a refuge for many during the pandemic, the cost to Nantucket has been high. Merry hopes that Christmas...

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Open season  by Quintin Jardine

Open season

Quintin Jardine

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"Amidst a family celebration, a cataclysmic storm uncovers long-buried horrors - and a team of detectives struggle to solve a 30-year-old double murder. The police are also searching two countries for traces of a mysterious crime novelist who appears to have...

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The secret sister  by M. M. (Marjorie M.) DeLuca

The secret sister

M. M. (Marjorie M.) DeLuca

Book

"Anna's done bad things before. Neglected and unloved as a child, she had to do whatever it took to keep herself and her little sister, Birdie, safe. But the worst thing she's ever done is let her sister walk out of a diner when they were teenagers. She would...

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Ten big ones  by Janet Evanovich

Ten big ones

Janet Evanovich

Book

"Take an exit off the Jersey Turnpike to the irresistible world of Stephanie Plum, America's favorite bounty hunter, where she gets into more trouble than ever. This time, she faces a notorious gang in Trenton who wants her dead. Morelli warns that she's in...

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Deadly drama  by Jody Holford

Deadly drama

Jody Holford

Book

"Newspaper editor and amateur sleuth Molly Owens takes center stage when it's curtains for a theater director . . . Living in the beautiful coastal town of Britton Bay, Oregon, seems like the perfect fit for Molly. She enjoys her work as editor-in-chief of the...

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That old dead magic  by Robert J. Randisi

That old dead magic

Robert J. Randisi

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"It's 1965 and the Rat Pack isn't drawing at the Sands like they used to. Now Dino's playing golf, and Frank is playing the Sahara. And the marquee at the Sands advertises SAMMY DAVIS JR. & JERRY LEWIS. Eddie G. never got Jerry Lewis. Didn't think he was...

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Auld acquaintance  by Sofia Slater

Auld acquaintance

Sofia Slater

Book

"Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Millie Patridge desperately needs a party. So, when her (handsome and charming) ex-colleague Nick invites her to a Hebridean Island for New Year's Eve, she books her ticket North. But things go...

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A strange habit of mind  by Andrew Klavan

A strange habit of mind

Andrew Klavan

Book

"English professor and ex-spy Cameron Winter confronts a big tech billionaire to solve the suspicious suicide of a former student"--

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Call the shots  by Sam (Crime novelist) Tobin

Call the shots

Sam (Crime novelist) Tobin

Book

"You don't know Craig Malton. Hopefully you never will - until you need his help, help that the police can't give you. As well as running a respectable security firm for Manchester's elite clubs and bars, Malton moves in dangerous circles amongst the city's...

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No strangers here  by Carlene O'Connor

No strangers here

Carlene O'Connor

Book

"On a rocky beach in the southwest of Ireland, the body of racehorse owner Jimmy O'Reilly is propped on a boulder, staring sightlessly out to sea. A cryptic message is spelled out in stones next to his body, and a vial of deadly veterinarian medication lies...

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High spirits  by Carol J. Perry

High spirits

Carol J. Perry

Book

"Greetings from Haven, Florida, a quaint, scenic old town on the Gulf Coast where Massachusetts transplant Maureen Doherty and her excessively friendly Golden retriever are the newest proprietors of the charming local inn...along with its many ghostly tenants!...

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A twist of murder  by Heather Redmond

A twist of murder

Heather Redmond

Book

"Harrow-on-the-Hill, March 1836: In a sense, orphans Ollie, John, and Arthur have always been treasure hunters. The mudlarks have gone from a hardscrabble life scavenging the banks of the Thames for bits and bobs to becoming students at a boarding school...

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The collector  by Anne Mette Hancock

The collector

Anne Mette Hancock

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"When 10-year-old Lukas disappears from his Copenhagen school, police investigators discover that the boy had a peculiar obsession with pareidolia - a phenomenon that makes him see faces in random things. A photo on his phone posted just hours before his...

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Secluded cabin sleeps six  by Lisa Unger

Secluded cabin sleeps six

Lisa Unger

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"What could be more restful, more restorative, than a weekend getaway with family and friends? An isolated luxury cabin in the woods, complete with spectacular views, a hot tub and a personal chef. Hannah's loving and generous tech-mogul brother found the...

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Going rogue  by Janet Evanovich

Going rogue

Janet Evanovich

Book

"Monday mornings aren't supposed to be fun, but they should be predictable. However, on this particular Monday, Stephanie Plum knows that something is amiss when she turns up for work at Vinnie's Bail Bonds to find that longtime office manager Connie Rosolli,...

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Peril in Paris  by Rhys Bowen

Peril in Paris

Rhys Bowen

Book

"Lady Georgiana Rannoch and her dashing husband, Darcy, are awaiting a bundle of joy, but an unexpected trip to Paris will thrust them straight into a tangled web of international intrigue."--

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The prisoner  by B. A. Paris

The prisoner

B. A. Paris

Book

"Amelie has always been a survivor, from losing her parents as a child in Paris to making it on her own in London. As she builds a life for herself, she is swept up into a glamorous lifestyle where she married the handsome billionaire Jed Hawthorne. But then,...

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Hunted  by Roberta Kray

Hunted

Roberta Kray

Book

"Stealing from the rich is what Cara Kendall does for a living. She's twenty-four, bold and fearless, convinced that she'll never get caught. But everyone's luck runs out eventually. When she breaks into a house in Hampstead, she gets more than she bargained...

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Triple Cross  by James Patterson

Triple Cross

James Patterson

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"Detective Alex Cross hunts down a serial killer who targets entire families - and who will next be coming for the Crosses. A precise killer, he always moves under the cover of darkness, flawlessly triggering no alarms, leaving no physical evidence. Cross and...

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East of Alice by Annie Seaton

East of Alice

Annie Seaton

eBook

A gem-fossicking discovery echoes through time and leads to a dangerous journey through the red dust outback. A gripping mystery from Australian author Annie Seaton. Gemma Hayden has returned to her hometown of Alice Springs for a new job as a primary school...

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The butterfly collector by Tea Cooper

The butterfly collector

Tea Cooper

eBook

What connects a botanical illustration of a butterfly with a missing baby and an enigma fifty years in the making? A twisty historical mystery from a bestselling Australian author. 1868 Morpeth Theodora Breckenridge, still in mourning after the loss of her...

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Outback by Patricia Wolf

Outback

Patricia Wolf

eBook

Two missing backpackers. One vast outback. DS Lucas Walker is on leave in his hometown of Caloodie, taking care of his dying grandmother. When two young German backpackers, Berndt and Rita, vanish from the area, he finds himself unofficially on the case. But...

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Peril in Paris by Rhys Bowen

Peril in Paris

Rhys Bowen

eBook

"Lady Georgiana Rannoch and her dashing husband, Darcy, are awaiting a bundle of joy, but an unexpected trip to Paris will thrust them straight into a tangled web of international intrigue in this all-new mystery in the New York Times bestselling Royal Spyness...

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Murder at the university by Faith Martin

Murder at the university

Faith Martin

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MEET DI HILLARY GREENE, A POLICE WOMAN WITH A THIRST FOR JUSTICE AND A CAREER ON THE ROCKS A pretty French student is found dead in her room at an exclusive Oxford college. Everyone thinks it is another tragic case of accidental drug overdose. But Detective...

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Miss Morton and the English house party murder by Catherine Lloyd

Miss Morton and the English house party murder

Catherine Lloyd

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Catherine Lloyd, author of the critically acclaimed Kurland St. Mary mysteries debuts with the first book in a new series set in Regency England,where circumstances compel one Lady Caroline Morton to become a lady's companion whose duties will soon entail...

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Murder in the family by Faith Martin

Murder in the family

Faith Martin

eAudiobook

Looking for a brilliant best-selling murder mystery with a feisty female detective? Then meet DI HILLARY GREENE, a policewoman struggling to save her career and catch criminals. 15-year-old Billy Davies is found dead in his father's shed with a pair of...

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Murder of the bride by Faith Martin

Murder of the bride

Faith Martin

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DI Hillary Greene is called out to attend a suspicious death at Three Oaks Farm in the picturesque village of Steeple Barton. The large farmhouse is filled with music and revellers, but when she steps into the farm's cowshed, Hillary finds a dead bride....

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The new friend  by Alex Kane

The new friend

Alex Kane

Book

"Arabella MacQueen had a tough start. Growing up surrounded by drugs and alcohol, getting into trouble as a teen, she's now in her late-twenties and has turned her life around. Until the fateful night that sees her imprisoned for 10 months. She's hit rock...

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Retribution by Sarah Barrie

Retribution

Sarah Barrie

Audio CD

"Ace hacker, ex-prostitute, Jack Daniels drinker and part-time vigilante Lexi Winter is now working with the police, with a new enemy in her sights and an old foe on her mind. Most probationary constables would baulk at chasing a drug dealer into a train...

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Theft of an idol  by Dana Stabenow

Theft of an idol

Dana Stabenow

Book

"Cleopatra - seventh of her name, avatar of the goddess Isis, ruler of the Kingdom of Egypt - is surrounded by riches untold. It is a comfortable life. But not all are invited to share in the wealth of Alexandria, Egypt's first city. For the peasants and...

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Walk me home  by Sebastian Fitzek

Walk me home

Sebastian Fitzek

Book

"The Walk Me Home telephone helpline service has proved indispensable. Staffed by volunteers, it provides a reassuring voice at the end of the phone, helping to protect lone women as they walk home at night. Jules has only been working for Walk Me Home for a...

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Desert star  by Michael Connelly

Desert star

Michael Connelly

Book

"A year has passed since LAPD detective Rene Ballard quit the force in the face of misogyny, demoralisation and endless red tape. Yet after the chief of police himself tells her she can write her ticket within the department, Ballard takes back her badge,...

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Are you awake?  by Claire McGowan

Are you awake?

Claire McGowan

Book

"With two young children, Mary hasn't slept in what feels like years. For his part, Tim never feels safe enough to sleep. And so one hot, exhausting night, the two strangers meet while seeking solace in a nearby park. There, they witness something horrific: a...

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Murder at Black Oaks  by Phillip Margolin

Murder at Black Oaks

Phillip Margolin

Book

"In Phillip Margolin's Murder at Black Oaks, Attorney Robin Lockwood finds herself at an isolated retreat in the Oregon mountains, one with a tragic past and a legendary curse, and surrounded by many suspects and confronted with an impossible crime. Defense...

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Deception by Lesley Pearse

Deception

Lesley Pearse

Audio CD

"What happens when the person closest to you has led a life of deception? After the funeral of her mother, Sally, Alice Kent is approached by a man named Angus Tweedy. He claims to be her father and tells her that he served time in prison for marrying Sally...

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Bamburgh by L. J. Ross

Bamburgh

L. J. Ross

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"When a cantankerous old woman dies at her home in the sleepy, picturesque village of Bamburgh, DCI Ryan doesn't think much of it - except, that is, for the small matter of it having been his wife who happened to find her body. Then another body turns up...

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Murder with Darjeeling tea by Karen Rose. Smith

Murder with Darjeeling tea

Karen Rose. Smith

eBook

Daisy's Tea Garden in Pennsylvania's Amish country is known for its elegant finger foods-but now owner Daisy Swanson has to finger a killer . . . Restaurant critic Derek Schumaker, notorious for his bitter reviews, is about to visit Daisy's Tea Garden, and...

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Road of bones by James R. Benn

Road of bones

James R. Benn

eBook

It's September 1944, and the US is poised to launch Operation Frantic, a shuttle bombing mission to be conducted by American aircraft based in Great Britain, southern Italy, and three Soviet airfields in the Ukraine. Tensions are already high between the...

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The good thief's guide to Amsterdam by Chris Ewan

The good thief's guide to Amsterdam

Chris Ewan

eBook

Charlie Howard travels the globe writing suspense novels for a living. To supplement his income--and keep his hand in--Charlie has a small side business: stealing for a very discreet clientele on commission. When a mysterious American offers Charlie 20,000...

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The cat who caught a killer by L.T Shearer

The cat who caught a killer

L.T Shearer

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"Meet Conrad the cat. You've never met a detective like him before. Neither has Lulu Lewis when he walks into her life one summer's day. Mourning the recent death of her husband, the former police detective had expected a gentle retirement, quietly enjoying...

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Graveyard of empires by Scott Mariani

Graveyard of empires

Scott Mariani

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To his many thousands of fans, ex-SAS officer Ben Hope stands tall as a hero, a warrior, a protector of the innocent, a defender of those in need, relentless in his pursuit of those who exploit or do evil to others. But Ben Hope is also a man with flaws and...

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Suicide Thursday by Will (Detective fiction writer) author. Carver

Suicide Thursday

Will (Detective fiction writer) author....

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"Eli Hagin can't finish anything. He hates his job, but can't seem to quit. He doesn't want to be with his girlfriend, but doesn't know how end things with her, either. Eli wants to write a novel, but he's never taken a story beyond the first chapter. Eli...

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Death at the auction by E.C Bateman

Death at the auction

E.C Bateman

Audio CD

"When her auctioneer father falls and breaks his leg, Felicia Grant is forced to step up to the lectern at their biggest Saturday sale. But as her gavel falls on the final lot, and the body of her father's rival reveals he's met his final end, Felicia is swept...

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The cruise by Catherine Cooper

The cruise

Catherine Cooper

Audio CD

"A glamorous ship During a New Year's Eve party on a large, luxurious cruise ship in the Caribbean, the ship's dancer, Lola, goes missing. Everyone on board has something to hide Two weeks later, the ship is out of service, laid up far from land with no more...

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The rising tide by Ann Cleeves

The rising tide

Ann Cleeves

Audio CD

"Fifty years ago, a group of teenagers spent a weekend on Holy Island, forging a bond that has lasted a lifetime. Now, they still return every five years to celebrate their friendship, and remember the friend they lost to the rising waters of the causeway at...

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Missing by K. L. (Kim L.) Slater

Missing

K. L. (Kim L.) Slater

Audio CD

"I know who took my daughter. Only his mother can help me ... My little girl's room is dark. Her bed is empty. I turn on her unicorn nightlight and bury my face in her pillow, my heart breaking. I know who did this. His name is Samuel Barlow. He has pale...

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The zero night by Brian Freeman

The zero night

Brian Freeman

Audio CD

"Attorney Gavin Webster says he paid 100,000 dollars in ransom money to the men who kidnapped his wife. Now they've disappeared with the cash, and she's still missing. Gavin claims to be desperate to find her--but Stride discovers that the lawyer had plenty of...

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