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Thrillers, criminal investigation, court drama and more in our latest selection of criminally good reads. See what titles we offer in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Girl, 11 by Amy Suiter Clarke

Girl, 11

Amy Suiter Clarke

eAudiobook

INCLUDING ENHANCED AUDIO FEATURES Former social worker Elle Castillo is the host of a popular true-crime podcast that tackles cold cases of missing children in her hometown. After four seasons of successful investigations, Elle decides to tackle her ...

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The tribute by John Byron

The tribute

John Byron

eAudiobook

A serial killer is stalking through Sydney, hell-bent on recreating scenes from the Fabrica, the 16th-century foundation text of modern anatomy. The spate of cold, methodical attacks has the city on edge, but the serial killer may not even be the dar...

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The faceless man by Helen H. Durrant

The faceless man

Helen H. Durrant

Audio CD

"A teenage boy is found murdered in a local park. Stabbed to death and set alight to destroy the evidence. Detective Harry Lennox and Jess Wilde soon learn his identity and find his bedroom wall decorated with photographs of the victims of unsolved m...

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Her last breath by Hilary (Travel writer) Davidson

Her last breath

Hilary (Travel writer) Davidson

Audio CD

When her beloved sister Caroline dies suddenly, Deirdre is heartbroken. However, her sorrow turns to bone-chilling confusion when she receives a message Caroline sent days earlier warning that her death would be no accident. Long used to being a pariah...

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The innocent by Harlan Coben

The innocent

Harlan Coben

Audio CD

Matt Hunter's life has already been blown away once. At the age of 20, he got into a fight outside a party and accidentally killed someone. That momentary lapse of reason cost him four years in jail and a small sliver of his soul. But when he got out...

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Sixteen horses by Greg Buchanan

Sixteen horses

Greg Buchanan

Audio CD

"She thought of the horses, of the eyes in the earth. She thought about that number, sixteen. That strange number . . . Near the dying English seaside town of Ilmarsh, local police detective Alec Nichols discovers sixteen horses' heads on a farm, each...

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The reborn by Lin Anderson

The reborn

Lin Anderson

Audio CD

"When the body of a pregnant teenager is found at a Glasgow funfair, her unborn baby surgically removed, forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod is called in to assist the police. Suspecting the baby may still be alive, finding the killer becomes paramount....

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Picture her dead by Lin Anderson

Picture her dead

Lin Anderson

Audio CD

She began to scrape at the mortar. A few minutes later she was able to prise the edge of the brick loose. The resulting rush of foetid air made her gag, but she focussed her torch beam on the enlarged hole and peered inside. Her eyes widened in horror....

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Close your eyes by Rachel Abbott

Close your eyes

Rachel Abbott

Audio CD

Don't let him under your skin. He'll destroy you. Don't fight him. He'll win. Run. Never let him find you. I thought I was safe here, but I'm not. I've stayed too long. Now Genevieve is dead and the police are on their way. It's time for me to go. I must...

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Murder in the haunted chamber  by Bill LeFurgy

Murder in the haunted chamber

Bill LeFurgy

Book

"Baltimore, 1910. Dr. Sarah Kennecott does not believe in ghosts. But when her dead sister appears in a dream and correctly forecasts a murder, Sarah must find the killer. At the center of the mystery is a spiritual medium with hidden motives and a s...

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The hollows by Mark (Fiction writer) Edwards

The hollows

Mark (Fiction writer) Edwards

Audio CD

With his marriage over and his career in freefall, journalist Tom decides to reconnect with his 14-year-old daughter, Frankie. Desperate to spend precious time together now that they live an ocean apart, he brings her to Hollow Falls, a cabin resort deep...

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The guilty man by Helen H. Durrant

The guilty man

Helen H. Durrant

Audio CD

A little girl, presumed dead, turns up playing happily in the park. She is barefoot but otherwise unharmed. The child's mother who lives on a notorious local estate doesn't seem bothered that her daughter has returned alive. Meanwhile, a man is tortured...

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Murder at St. Winifred's Academy  by J. D. Griffo

Murder at St. Winifred's Academy

J. D. Griffo

Book

"Tranquility, New Jersey's amateur drama troupe is staging a murder mystery at St. Winifred's Academy and Alberta Scaglione couldn't be more thrilled. Even her Italian-American famiglia are getting in on the act. But someone's making deadly revisions...

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Fatal intent  by T. Y. (Tammy Y.) Euliano

Fatal intent

T. Y. (Tammy Y.) Euliano

Book

"End-of-life care--or assisted death? When her elderly patients start dying at home days after minor surgery, anesthesiologist Dr. Kate Downey wants to know why. The surgeon, not so much. Old people die, that's what they do, is his response. When Kate...

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The waiter  by Ajay Chowdhury

The waiter

Ajay Chowdhury

Book

"Kamil Rahman, disgraced detective, turned waiter, is about to find himself embroiled in a case that might just change his life ... for better or for worse Disgraced detective Kamil Rahman moves from Kolkata to London to start afresh as a waiter in an...

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When all light fails  by Randall Silvis

When all light fails

Randall Silvis

Book

"When powerful men pull strings to get what they want - someone almost always ends up dead. There's not much that would convince retired police sergeant Ryan DeMarco to take on another private investigation case, but he can't refuse a nine-year-old M...

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The chocolate raccoon rigmarole  by JoAnna Carl

The chocolate raccoon rigmarole

JoAnna Carl

Book

"A frantic late-night phone call from her right-hand woman, Dolly Jolly, brings Lee Woodyard to the scene of a break-in at the Warner Pier jewelry store next door to TenHuis Chocolade. To her shock, the suspect being held at gunpoint by police is Dol...

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Murder in a teacup  by Vicki Delany

Murder in a teacup

Vicki Delany

Book

"Cape Cod tearoom proprietress and part-time sleuth, Lily Roberts, stirs up trouble when she unwittingly serves one of her grandmother's B&B guests a deadly cup of tea. Lily has her work cut out for her when a visit from her grandmother Rose's dear f...

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A few drops of bitters  by G. A. McKevett

A few drops of bitters

G. A. McKevett

Book

"Plus-sized PI Savannah Reid doesn't shy away from high-profile cases with the Moonlight Magnolia Detective Agency. But when an upscale party ends with murder, drawing clues from famous guests may prove trickier than squeezing into an old pair of jeans......

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The retreat  by Elisabeth De Mariaffi

The retreat

Elisabeth De Mariaffi

Book

"She came looking for inspiration. Instead, disaster strikes. Maeve Martin arrives at the High Water Center for the Arts, a gorgeous lodge nestled deep in the Rocky Mountains, determined to do one thing: begin her own dance company. A retired performer...

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Clark and Division  by Naomi Hirahara

Clark and Division

Naomi Hirahara

Book

"Chicago, 1944: twenty-year-old Aki Ito and her parents have just been released from Manzanar, the California concentration camp where they have been "interned" by the US government since the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, together with thousands of other...

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The house of death  by Peter Tremayne

The house of death

Peter Tremayne

Book

Ireland. AD 672. The Feast of Beltaine is approaching and the seven senior princes of the kingdom of Muman are gathering at Cashel to discuss King Colgú's policies. Just days before the council meets, Brother Conchobhar, the keeper of the sacred sword,...

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Bad scene  by Max Tomlinson

Bad scene

Max Tomlinson

Book

"When PI and ex-con, Colleen Hayes, learns that a local neo-Nazi group are talking about shooting the mayor, she thinks it's just another rumor - until her source, a humble street newspaper vendor, winds up in SF General, beaten to a pulp. To add to her...

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Just one look  by Lindsay Cameron

Just one look

Lindsay Cameron

Book

"Eyes aren't the windows to the soul. Emails are. Cassie Woodson is adrift. After suffering an epic tumble down the corporate ladder, Cassie finds the only way she can pay her bills is to take a thankless temp job reviewing correspondence for a large...

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Say goodbye  by Karen Rose

Say goodbye

Karen Rose

Book

"For decades, Eden has remained hidden in the remote wilds of the Pacific Northwest, with Pastor keeping his cult's followers in thrall for his personal profit and sexual pleasures. But the Founding Elders are splintering, and Pastor's surrogate son,...

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Class act  by Stuart Woods

Class act

Stuart Woods

Book

"After a rocky jaunt in Maine, Stone Barrington is settling back in New York City when an old client reaches out for help with a delicate matter. A feud they thought was put to rest long ago has reemerged with a vengeance, and reputations - and money...

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Wild justice by Phillip Margolin

Wild justice

Phillip Margolin

eBook

Tough-as-nails contract killer Nadia Stafford is confronted with her most difficult task to date: going after the man who killed her cousin Amy twenty years prior. But when it turns out that someone else has already taken justice into their own hands,...

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A deal with the devil  by Simon Fairfax

A deal with the devil

Simon Fairfax

Book

"The third book is set in 1994/95 against the start of the Sub-Prime madness that will later rock the financial world as never before. Traversing continents and countries, with the death of Escobar in Colombia and the decimation of the IRA due to the...

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Girls who lie  by 1988- (Icelandic novelist) author. Eva Björg Ægisdottir

Girls who lie

1988- (Icelandic novelist) author. Eva...

Book

"When single mother Marianna disappears from her home, leaving an apologetic note on the kitchen table, everyone assumes that she's taken her own life ... until her body is found on the Grabrok lava fields seven months later, clearly the victim of murder....

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Island of thieves  by Glen Erik Hamilton

Island of thieves

Glen Erik Hamilton

Book

"Van Shaw is hired to evaluate the safeguards for the art collection of eccentric business magnate Sebastien Rohner. Then Rohner reveals to Van the real reason he's been recruited: to prevent another professional burglar from stealing the art. Rohner...

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God's dog by Diego Marani

God's dog

Diego Marani

eBook

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Jailbird by Caro Savage

Jailbird

Caro Savage

Large Print

Detective Constable Bailey Morgan has been out of the undercover game since the last job went horribly wrong, leaving her with scars both inside and out. When her best friend Alice is murdered while working undercover in a women's prison, Bailey steps...

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Payback by Gemma Rogers

Payback

Gemma Rogers

Large Print

In 1997 teenager Sophie White and her three girlfriends decide they want to lose their virginity before summer is over. Roping in her childhood buddy Gareth and his mates, Sophie holds a party to get the deed over and done with, but the night doesn't...

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Death gone a-rye  by Winnie Archer

Death gone a-rye

Winnie Archer

Book

"Vincent van Dough focaccia is being touted on Instagram as the best thing since sliced bread. By strategically placing chives, olives, and yellow peppers to look like poppies and sunflowers, bakers create a mouthwatering masterpiece in the style of the...

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The gorge  by Ronald M. Berger

The gorge

Ronald M. Berger

Book

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Into the suffering city  by Bill LeFurgy

Into the suffering city

Bill LeFurgy

Book

"Baltimore, 1909. The city is jumping with danger and excitement. New thrills are everywhere: cars, cocaine, ragtime music, moving pictures. Old troubles also thrive, including murder, corruption, and the painful divisions of gender, class, and race....

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The shadow people  by Joe Clifford

The shadow people

Joe Clifford

Book

"Brandon Cossey is finishing his last semester as an undergrad when he learns his childhood best friend, Jacob Balfour, has committed suicide. The news about Jacob, who had long battled schizophrenia, does not come as a surprise - but the bizarre det...

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The forever home  by Sue Watson

The forever home

Sue Watson

Book

"You thought you'd always be safe there... you were wrong. Carly had thought they'd always live there. The beautiful Cornish cliffside house they'd taken on as a wreck, that Mark had obsessively re-designed and renovated - a project that had made him...

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Her revenge  by Emma Tallon

Her revenge

Emma Tallon

Book

"There's a new girl in town and she has a score to settle. Scarlet Drew isn't to be messed with. As the daughter of a notorious London gangster, she's got enough street smarts to take on the world. But when the most important person in Scarlet's life...

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Lowcountry boomerang  by Susan M. Boyer

Lowcountry boomerang

Susan M. Boyer

Book

"Private investigators Liz Talbot and Nate Andrews are all set to enjoy some quality time on the beach. That's until they get the news about Darius. Darius DeAndre Baker, star of the hit TV show, Main Street USA, has had enough of the Hollywood highlife....

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11 bodies moving on  by Stephanie Bond

11 bodies moving on

Stephanie Bond

Book

"Carlotta Wren's life is entering new territory: a new career path, a new direction in her love life, and possibly new family members to uncover. Part of moving on, though, means leaving people and other pieces of her past behind, which might be harder...

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Court of killers  by William Bernhardt

Court of killers

William Bernhardt

Book

"The court of public opinion found her guilty. But one attorney resolved to change the verdict & help. Attorney Daniel Pike knows the dire consequences of crossing the government. So when rising political star Camila Perez faces charges in a gruesome...

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The spoilt kill  by Mary Kelly

The spoilt kill

Mary Kelly

Book

"1950s Staffordshire. Within the clay tanks at the pottery company Shentall's, a body has been found. Amid cries of industrial espionage and sabotage of this leader of the pottery industry, there is a case of bitter murder to solve for Inspector Hedl...

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A deal on ice  by Simon Fairfax

A deal on ice

Simon Fairfax

Book

"1999 and Rupert Brett is at the top of his game. He is head of Capital Markets worldwide and is given the challenge: open the Moscow office! He finds corruption, powerful oligarchs and a new Russian Leader Vladimir Putin. The UK Government is opening...

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A deal too far  by Simon Fairfax

A deal too far

Simon Fairfax

Book

"Set against the background of world events in 1990/91 the story runs from London/BuenosAries/Falklands/Boston and Chile. Rupert Brett, commercial surveyor and TA soldier is again tasked by HM Government to undertake an undercover mission in Buenos Aries...

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A deadly deal  by Simon Fairfax

A deadly deal

Simon Fairfax

Book

"Moneymakers are king, no matter their methods. When an honest man stumbles into their world of deceit, will they drag him down to destruction? London, 1986. Rupert Brett is eager to make his mark. But even though he's newly qualified to tackle jobs within...

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The serial killer's wife  by Alice (Crime novelist) Hunter

The serial killer's wife

Alice (Crime novelist) Hunter

Book

"Beth and Tom Hardcastle are the envy of their neighbourhood - they have the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect family. When the police knock on their door one evening, Beth panics. Tom should be back from work by now - what if he's crashed...

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Autumn leaves, 1922  by Tessa Lunney

Autumn leaves, 1922

Tessa Lunney

Book

"After a year away from Paris, Kiki Button is delighted to be back in City of Lights. But danger threatens her return as she is pulled into another spy mission--one that brings her ever closer to the rising fascist threat in Europe. October 1922. Kiki...

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Tender is the bite  by Spencer Quinn

Tender is the bite

Spencer Quinn

Book

"Chet and Bernie are contacted by a terribly scared young woman who seems to want their help. Before she can even tell them her name, she flees in panic. But in that brief meeting Chet sniffs out an important secret about her, a secret at the heart of...

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Not a happy family  by Shari Lapeña

Not a happy family

Shari Lapeña

Book

"In this family, everyone is keeping secrets. Even the dead. In this family, everyone is keeping secrets--especially the dead. Brecken Hill in upstate New York is an expensive place to live. You have to be rich to have a house there. And they don't come...

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Independent bones by Carolyn Haines

Independent bones

Carolyn Haines

eBook

When Dr. Alala Diakos, a visiting professor of Greek literature, comes to teach at Ole Miss in Oxford, Mississippi, it doesn't take long for controversy to follow. With her fervent feminist ideals and revolutionary leanings, she quickly earns the admiration...

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The Granite Coast murders by Jean-Luc Bannalec

The Granite Coast murders

Jean-Luc Bannalec

eBook

Inspector Dupin and Claire are on a two-week vacation, but while Claire seems to enjoy the quiet of the beach, Commissaire Dupin takes every opportunity to leave the beach towel. The fabulous dinners on the hotel patio and the rumors about a stolen statue...

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A distant grave by Sarah Stewart Taylor

A distant grave

Sarah Stewart Taylor

eBook

In the follow up to the critically acclaimed The Mountains Wild, Detective Maggie D'arcy tackles another intricate case that bridges Long Island and Ireland in A Distant Grave. Long Island homicide detective Maggie D'arcy and her teenage daughter, Lilly,...

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One good lie by Jane Isaac

One good lie

Jane Isaac

eBook

"Her sister's boyfriend. Her worst nightmare. On the night of her mother's wake, Ewan kisses a shocked Ruby. They both agree to pretend that the kiss never happened – in fact, according to Ewan, no one even needs to know he walked Ruby home. Because...

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What doesn't kill us by David Housewright

What doesn't kill us

David Housewright

eBook

In David Housewright's next novel featuring the beloved Rushmore McKenzie What Doesn't Kill Us--McKenzie has been shot and lies in a coma while the police and his friends desperately try to find out what he was doing and who tried to kill him.Rushmor...

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The mother-in-law  by Kiersten Modglin

The mother-in-law

Kiersten Modglin

Book

"When Loren meets Jack, she's sure he's the man she's been waiting for--a perfect husband and father for her young daughter. Shortly after their wedding, their plans to start a life together are put on hold when the couple receives word that Jack's father...

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Insider  by Owen Mullen

Insider

Owen Mullen

Book

"Someone's playing both sides and now they have a score to settle. When the family business is crime, you can never be sure who to trust. And when three of their businesses are hit in one night, the notorious Glass family close ranks. Either someone is...

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The marriage  by K. L. (Kim L.) Slater

The marriage

K. L. (Kim L.) Slater

Book

"Ten years ago he killed my son. Today I married him. Ten years ago my darling son Jesse was murdered and our perfect family was destroyed. My strong, handsome boy, so full of life, became a memory, a photo I carried with me everywhere. But today I'm...

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The corpse with the iron will  by Cathy Ace

The corpse with the iron will

Cathy Ace

Book

"Welsh criminal psychologist and globetrotting sleuth, Cait Morgan, and her retired-cop husband Bud Anderson, are enjoying some well-deserved peace and quiet at home, in moody, mountainous British Columbia. The sudden death of a neighbor is a significant...

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The lost twins  by Thomas Fincham

The lost twins

Thomas Fincham

Book

"A woman approaches private investigator Lee Callaway to find her missing daughters. Nora and Dora Browning were last seen leaving their house several weeks ago. When Callaway follows the trail left behind by the twin sisters, he finds himself in a s...

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In my dreams I hold a knife  by Ashley Winstead

In my dreams I hold a knife

Ashley Winstead

Book

"Jessica Miller plans to triumphantly return to Duquette University for her ten year reunion festivities. She's the most successful out of her entire group of friends, and she's ready to flaunt her achievements...even though her "friend group," known...

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Best laid plans by Gwen Florio

Best laid plans

Gwen Florio

Large Print

"Nora Best is the envy of her friends. She's just turned fifty and has traded in her home with The Perfect-Ass Husband for an Airstream trailer and an adventure of a lifetime across the US. But during their leaving party, Nora finds her husband in a....

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Sarah's list by Elizabeth Gunn

Sarah's list

Elizabeth Gunn

Large Print

"Detective Sarah Burke and new cop Zivko 'Bogey' Boganicevic are sent to an incident at Fairweather Farms senior living center in Tucson. The center's van has suddenly been chased at reckless speed by a carload of bandits firing high-powered rifles, ...

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Much ado about nauticaling  by Gabby Allan

Much ado about nauticaling

Gabby Allan

Book

"Whitney Dagner is your tour guide to a Pacific paradise that's to die for--only to find it's a place people are also willing to kill for. After far too many years in the Los Angeles corporate world, Whitney Dagner has come home to Santa Catalina Island...

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The devil's advocate  by Steve Cavanagh

The devil's advocate

Steve Cavanagh

Book

"They call him the King of Death Row. Randal Korn has sent more men to their deaths than any district attorney in the history of the United States. When a young woman, Skylar Edwards, is found murdered in Buckstown, Alabama, a corrupt sheriff arrests...

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Murder, she edited  by Kaitlyn Dunnett

Murder, she edited

Kaitlyn Dunnett

Book

"As the hesitant new owner of a rundown property outside of sleepy Lenape Hollow, New York, freelance editor Mikki Lincoln must get her facts straight about an old murder on the premises -- before the killer returns to meet the next deadline! When Mi...

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Murder in Connemara  by Carlene O'Connor

Murder in Connemara

Carlene O'Connor

Book

"Former New Yorker and interior designer Tara Meehan is eagerly anticipating the grand opening of her architectural salvage shop Renewals in her newly adopted home of Galway. She's in the midst of preparations when heiress Veronica O'Farrell bursts in...

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A fiancée's guide to first wives and murder  by Dianne Freeman

A fiancée's guide to first wives and murder

Dianne Freeman

Book

"For Frances Wynn, widow to the late Earl of Harleigh, life has a cosmopolitan flavor of late. No sooner has she sent her mother and daughter off on a shopping trip to Paris than she and her fiance, George Hazleton, are socializing with visiting members...

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Fatal family ties  by S. C. (Stephanie C.) Perkins

Fatal family ties

S. C. (Stephanie C.) Perkins

Book

"Texas genealogist Lucy Lancaster is just about to tuck into a plate of tacos at her favorite Austin joint, Big Flaco's, when she gets an unexpected visit from her former--and least-favorite--co-worker. Camilla Braithwaite hasn't gotten much friendlier...

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A deadly deletion  by Lorna Barrett

A deadly deletion

Lorna Barrett

Book

"Bookstore owner Tricia Miles must solve a mystery that hits tragically close to home in this latest thrilling entry in Lorna Barrett's New York Times bestselling Booktown mystery series. Tricia has just received a second marriage proposal within fif...

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The wild girls  by Phoebe (Editor) Morgan

The wild girls

Phoebe (Editor) Morgan

Book

"In a luxury lodge on Botswana's sun-soaked plains, four friends reunite for a birthday celebration... The birthday girl. Has it all, but chose love over her friends... The teacher. Feels the walls of her flat and classroom closing inches.. The mother....

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Murder at Tri-City Mall by Bernie Ziegner

Murder at Tri-City Mall

Bernie Ziegner

eBook

"Dino had to get the briefcase away from the man before he reached the bank – he had to. A muffled shot, made in desperation, didn't seem to attract attention in the noisy mall. However, Jennifer witnessed the botched robbery from across the mall as the...

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Tall bones by Anna Bailey

Tall bones

Anna Bailey

eBook

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People like them by Samira Sedira

People like them

Samira Sedira

eBook

"Anna and Constant Guillot live with their two daughters in the peaceful, remote mountain village of Carmac, largely deaf to the upheavals of the outside world. Everyone in Carmac knows each other, and most of its residents look alike--until Bakary and...

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The newcomer by Laura Elizabeth Woollett

The newcomer

Laura Elizabeth Woollett

eBook

"There's no such thing as a perfect victim. In a hotel room on a sleepy Pacific island, Judy Novak waits. And worries. It isn't the first time 29-year-old problem child Paulina has kept her mother waiting. But Judy can't ignore the island's jagged cliffs...

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The newcomer by Laura Elizabeth Woollett

The newcomer

Laura Elizabeth Woollett

eAudiobook

There's no such thing as a perfect victim. In a hotel room on a sleepy Pacific island, Judy Novak waits. And worries. It isn't the first time 29-year-old problem child Paulina has kept her mother waiting. But Judy can't ignore the island's jagged cliffs...

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Into the fire by Rachael Blok

Into the fire

Rachael Blok

eAudiobook

Eleven guests. Three nights. One murderer... A haunting and atmospheric thriller from rising star of crime fiction Rachael Blok. In a crumbling old mansion in the English countryside, eleven people gather, each one famous in their field. They have been...

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Blackwatertown by Paul Waters

Blackwatertown

Paul Waters

eAudiobook

When maverick police sergeant Jolly Macken is banished to the sleepy 1950s Irish border village of Blackwatertown, he vows to find the killer of his brother - even if the murderer is inside the police. But a lot can happen in a week. Over seven days ...

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Knot ready for murder  by Mary Marks

Knot ready for murder

Mary Marks

Book

"Before quilter Martha Rose can tie the knot to Crusher, she has to track down his missing first wife... One loose thread threatens to unravel Martha's wedding plans: the groom-to-be married a pregnant teen to save her from scandal thirty years ago -...

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The night caller  by Martina Murphy

The night caller

Martina Murphy

Book

"On Doogort East Bog, Achill Island, a body is found. The close community is stunned to learn that it's Lisa Moran, a popular teacher who disappeared two days earlier. DS Lucy Golden is assigned to the case. For her, it's personal. As an Achill native,...

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The last guests  by J. P. author. Pomare

The last guests

J. P. author. Pomare

Book

What do you do when you think no one is watching? Lina and Cain are doing their best to stay afloat. Money has been tight since Cain returned from active duty, and starting a family is proving harder than they thought. Putting Lina's inherited lakehouse...

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Inherit the shoes  by E. J. Copperman

Inherit the shoes

E. J. Copperman

Book

"New Jersey prosecutor Sandy Moss is tired of petty criminals, and a new job at a glitzy Los Angeles law firm seems the perfect career move. Putting 3,000 miles between her and her ex-boyfriend is just an added bonus. But on Sandy's first morning as a...

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The traveller and other stories  by Stuart Neville

The traveller and other stories

Stuart Neville

Book

"Stuart's pleasure in the short story is evidenced in these tales, culminating in the previously unpublished novella, 'The Traveller', which sees Jack Lennon (from The Final Silence) and his daughter Ellen McKenna, pitted against the unnamed assassin...

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Murder by page one  by Olivia Matthews

Murder by page one

Olivia Matthews

Book

"Marvey, a librarian, has moved from Brooklyn to a quirky small town in Georgia. When she's not at the library organizing events for readers, she's handcrafting book-themed jewelry and looking after her cranky cat. At times, her new life in the South...

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The Basel killings  by Hansjörg Schneider

The Basel killings

Hansjörg Schneider

Book

"It is the end of October, the city of Basel is grey and wet. It could be December. It is just after midnight when Police Inspector Peter Hunkeler, on his way home and slightly worse for wear, spots old man Hardy sitting on a bench under a street light....

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Such a quiet place  by Megan Miranda

Such a quiet place

Megan Miranda

Book

"Hollow's Edge used to be a quiet place. A private and idyllic neighborhood where neighbors dropped in on neighbors, celebrated graduation and holiday parties together, and looked out for one another. But then came the murder of Brandon and Fiona Truett....

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Into the dark  by Stuart (Crime novelist) Johnstone

Into the dark

Stuart (Crime novelist) Johnstone

Book

"The brutal murder of ten-year-old Callum Bradley sent shockwaves across Scotland but, as the weeks have stretched on with no solid leads, the investigation has been scaled back. Sergeant Don Colyear, Community Police Officer, is tasked with tying up...

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Snow kills by R. C. Bridgestock

Snow kills

R. C. Bridgestock

eBook

"When Kayleigh Harwood, a young hairdresser, is reported missing by her mother in the worst blizzards Harrowfield has experienced in years, D.I. Jack Dylan and his team are called in to assist. Kayleigh's car is found abandoned with her mobile phone inside...

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Damned by Jana DeLeon

Damned

Jana DeLeon

eBook

"When young priest Nicolas Chatry took his vows, he thought the hardest thing he'd have to deal with was accomplishing his duties from a wheelchair. Until a murderer steps into the confessional. Unable to recognize the voice or maneuver quickly enough...

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White lilies by R. C. Bridgestock

White lilies

R. C. Bridgestock

eBook

"Work has taken over Dylan's life once again and Jen, now heavily pregnant, feels sidelined. When a newly promoted detective sergeant arrives in Harrowfield, she proves more of a distraction than an asset. With stabbings, fatal road accidents and bru...

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A quiet man by Tom Wood

A quiet man

Tom Wood

eAudiobook

One day a man arrives in town. The assassin known as Victor is hiding out in a small motel in Canada after a job across the border. A few days laying low and he'll be gone, leaving no trace behind. He doesn't count on getting to know a mother and her...

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Dead ground by M. W. (Mike W.) Craven

Dead ground

M. W. (Mike W.) Craven

eAudiobook

Detective Sergeant Washington Poe is in court, fighting eviction from his beloved croft, when he is summoned to a backstreet brothel in Carlisle where a man has been beaten to death with a baseball bat. As Poe and the socially awkward programmer Tilly...

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Powder smoke by Andrew Martin

Powder smoke

Andrew Martin

eAudiobook

York railway station, December 1925. Detective Inspector Jim Stringer is enjoying a pint in the Parlour Bar before accompanying his wife, Lydia, to a charitable function. But Jim is alarmed to see a man pointing a revolver in his direction. His thoughts...

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The coldest case by Martin Walker

The coldest case

Martin Walker

eAudiobook

Bruno Courrèges is Chief of Police of the lovely town of St Denis in the Dordogne. His main wish is to keep the local people safe. For 30 years, Bruno's boss, J-J, has been obsessed with his first case. A young male body was found in the woods near St...

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Murder at Madame Tussauds by Jim Eldridge

Murder at Madame Tussauds

Jim Eldridge

eAudiobook

London, 1896. Madame Tussauds opens to find one of its nightwatchmen decapitated and his colleague nowhere to be found. To the police, the case seems simple: one killed the other and fled, but workers at the museum arent convinced. Although forbidden...

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Murder on the island by Daisy White

Murder on the island

Daisy White

eAudiobook

When recently divorced Chloe Canton is gifted her grandmother's house in Bermuda in her will, it seems a perfect time for a fresh start. Her chance at paradise comes with a rundown business, a neighbour who is putting pressure on her to sell up for.....

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Two-way murder by E. C. R. Lorac

Two-way murder

E. C. R. Lorac

eAudiobook

It is a dark and misty night and bachelors Nicholas and Ian are driving to the ball at Fordings, a beautiful concert hall in the countryside. There waits the charming Dilys Maine, and a party buzzing with rumours of one Rosemary Reeve who disappeared...

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The Stratford murder by Mike Hollow

The Stratford murder

Mike Hollow

eAudiobook

October 1940. Bombs are falling on Stratford when air-raid warden Sylvia Parks sees a house with a light shining like a beacon to the enemy aircraft overhead, violating the strict blackout regulations. With no answer at the door she manages to break in,...

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Rizzo's War by Lou. author. Manfredo

Rizzo's War

Lou. author. Manfredo

eBook

Joe Rizzo, a veteran of the NYPD, passes on the knowledge of his years of experience to his ambitious new partner, Mike McQueen, over a year of riding together as detectives in the Sixty-second Precinct in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. His refrain: 'There is...

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