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Large print crime new titles

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Browse our collection of the latest large print crime fiction. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.
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Fifty, fifty by James Patterson

Fifty, fifty

James Patterson

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Sam Blue stands accused of the brutal murders of three young students, their bodies dumped near the Georges River. Only one person believes he is innocent: his sister, Detective Harriet Blue. And she's determined to prove it. But Harry's outburst at ...

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Let me lie by Clare Mackintosh

Let me lie

Clare Mackintosh

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"In the newest psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of I Let You Go and I See You, Clare Mackintosh brings us a gripping story about how those who love us never really leave us... Two years ago, Tom and Caroline Johnson c...

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Whose body? by Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh) Sayers

Whose body?

Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh) Sayers

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When an architect discovers in his bath the dead body of a middle-aged stranger, wearing nothing but a pair of gold pince-nez, gentleman sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey is urged to investigate. Inspector Sugg is certain the corpse is that of the missing financier...

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The visitors by Catherine Burns

The visitors

Catherine Burns

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Marion Zetland lives with her domineering older brother, John, in a decaying Georgian townhouse on the edge of a northern seaside resort. A timid spinster in her fifties who still sleeps with teddy bears, Marion does her best to shut out the shocking...

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The seagull by Ann Cleeves

The seagull

Ann Cleeves

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When prison inmate and former police officer John Brace says he's willing to give up information about a long-dead wheeler dealer in return for protection for his family, Vera knows that she has to look into his claims. But opening up this cold case ...

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What Alice knew by T. A. author. Cotterell

What Alice knew

T. A. author. Cotterell

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Alice has a perfect life. A cool job, great kids, a wonderful husband. Until he goes missing one night. The phone rings and then goes dead. Unexpected gifts appear. Something isn't right. Alice needs to know what's going on. But when she uncovers the...

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The orphans by Annemarie Neary

The orphans

Annemarie Neary

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Eight-year-old Jess and her little brother were playing at the water's edge when their parents vanished. For hours, the children held hands and waited for them to return. But nobody ever came back. Years later, Jess has become a locker of doors. Now a...

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Then she was gone by Lisa Jewell

Then she was gone

Lisa Jewell

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She was fifteen, her mother's golden girl. She had her whole life ahead of her. And then, in the blink of an eye, Ellie was gone. Ten years on, Laurel has never given up hope of finding her. And then she meets a charming and charismatic stranger who sweeps...

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The disappeared by C. J. Box

The disappeared

C. J. Box

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Wyoming's new governor isn't sure what to make of Joe Pickett, but he has a job for him that is extremely delicate. A prominent female British executive never came home from the high-end guest ranch she was visiting, and the British Embassy is pressing...

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The woman left behind by Linda Howard

The woman left behind

Linda Howard

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"Jina Modell definitely doesn't feel like a 'Babe', especially when she's working with the gruff, no-nonsense Levi Butcher, team leader for the GO-Team. When the Syrian base where she's stationed is attacked, Jina manages to escape. Levi would never ...

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To die but once by Jacqueline Winspear

To die but once

Jacqueline Winspear

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Spring, 1940. Following Britain’s declaration of war on Germany, Maisie Dobbs has been investigating the disappearance of a young apprentice working on a hush-hush government contract. Her investigation leads from the countryside of rural Hampshire...

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A treacherous curse by Deanna Raybourn

A treacherous curse

Deanna Raybourn

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"Veronica Speedwell returns in an adventure filled with betrayal and deception from Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey Mysteries. London, 1888. When archeological photographer John de Morgan mysteriously vanishes...

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Plum tea crazy by Laura Childs

Plum tea crazy

Laura Childs

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"While viewing the harbor's Gaslights and Galleons Parade from the widow's walk of Timothy Neville's Charleston mansion, local banker Carson Lanier seemingly tumbles over a narrow railing, then plunges three stories to his death. But a tragic accident...

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Shoot first by Stuart Woods

Shoot first

Stuart Woods

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Stone Barrington is enjoying a round of golf in Key West when the game is violently interrupted--and it seems as if the target of the disturbance may have been one of his fellow players, the brilliant businesswoman behind a software startup on the cutting...

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The punishment she deserves by Elizabeth George

The punishment she deserves

Elizabeth George

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When a Member of Parliament shows up at New Scotland Yard requesting an investigation into the suicide of the son of one of his constituents in the beautiful town of Ludlow, the Assistant Commissioner sees two opportunities in this request: the first...

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I've got my eyes on you by Mary Higgins Clark

I've got my eyes on you

Mary Higgins Clark

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After throwing a party when her parents were away, 18-year-old Kerry Dowling is discovered lifeless at the bottom of the family pool. The police immediately question Kerry's boyfriend, who -- despite proclaiming his love for her -- was seen arguing with...

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Canal days calamity by Jamie M. Blair

Canal days calamity

Jamie M. Blair

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When a body is discovered behind her sister's shop, Cameron Cripps-Hayman must work fast to solve the murder and save the town's upcoming annual festival.

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A tale of two kitties by Sofie Kelly

A tale of two kitties

Sofie Kelly

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Years ago, Victor Janes ran off with his brother Leo's wife; now a dying Leo has invited him home to reconcile. But librarian Kathleen Paulson knows Leo's granddaughter Mia doesn't like her great-uncle. When Kathleen discovers Leo's body, she teams...

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Dial M for mousse by Laura Bradford

Dial M for mousse

Laura Bradford

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When she stumbles upon the dead body of her new client while delivering desserts at an artists' retreat, Winnie Johnson, the owner of the Emergency Dessert Squad, must whip up the clues to catch a killer. Includes recipes.

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Cold case by Peter Turnbull

Cold case

Peter Turnbull

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Introducing Maurice Mundy, retired detective constable at the Met; a maverick who's back and about to raise the temperature on a ten-year-old unsolved murder of a young boy. Maurice Mundy, recently retired detective constable at the Metropolitan Police,...

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Eleventh hour by M. J Trow

Eleventh hour

M. J Trow

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April, 1590. The queen's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, is dead, leaving a dangerous power vacuum. His former right hand man, Nicholas Faunt, believes he was poisoned and has ordered Kit Marlowe to discover who killed him. To find the answers, Marlowe...

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Dead weight by Frank Smith

Dead weight

Frank Smith

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High-flying Member of Parliament Stephen Lorrimer and his wife Julia are the parents of a bright five-year-old son, Michael, who has severe hearing and speech impediments. Michael is devoted to his carer Justine, and when she disappears, he is incons...

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A murder too soon by Michael Jecks

A murder too soon

Michael Jecks

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"June, 1554. Former cutpurse and now professional assassin Jack Blackjack has deep misgivings about his latest assignment. He has been despatched to the Palace of Woodstock, where Queen Mary's half-sister Princess Elizabeth is being kept under close ...

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Lone wolf by Michael Gregorio

Lone wolf

Michael Gregorio

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When a badly burned and mutilated body is discovered near Stansted airport, a single piece of evidence leads the police to Perugia, Italy. As he knows the region better than anyone, park ranger Sebastiano Cangio is assigned to assist British detective...

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Wrong turn by Diane Fanning

Wrong turn

Diane Fanning

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When the landlady of Brad Loving's vacated house rings pest control over what she suspects is a dead rat, a shocking discovery is made: five bodies, two of which are skeletal. One of the bodies is that of Emily Sherman, whose stepmother, Martha, Homi...

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Stealth by Margaret Duffy

Stealth

Margaret Duffy

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Working part-time for the Serious Organized Crime Agency at the side of her former MI5 agent husband, crime author Ingrid Langley uses her literary contacts to investigate the activities of a fellow crime writer who is suspected of arranging a meeting...

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Blood red, white and blue by Kathleen Delaney

Blood red, white and blue

Kathleen Delaney

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It's the 4th July and Santa Louisa's Independence Day celebrations have gone off without a hitch. Except for the body in the oak grove, shot in the back. The victim was a visitor to the town. Mary McGill and her cocker spaniel Millie had seen him only...

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The missing masterpiece by Jeanne M. Dams

The missing masterpiece

Jeanne M. Dams

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"When Dorothy Martin goes to France, alone because Alan is stuck back home in Sherebury with a broken ankle, she worries about her ability to get along in a language she barely speaks, and in a country she hasn't seen for over fifty years. But by the...

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The shimmering road by Hester Young

The shimmering road

Hester Young

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"When Charlotte 'Charlie' Cates begins to have dreams of a violent attack that kills both her and her unborn daughter, she knows they are more than the nightmares of a typical mom-to-be. It is her mysterious gift--a supernatural ability to connect to...

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Twenty-one days by Anne Perry

Twenty-one days

Anne Perry

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"1910: Twenty-five-year-old Daniel Pitt is a junior barrister in London and eager to prove himself, independent of his renowned detective father's influence. And the new case before him will be the test. When his client, arrogant biographer Russell Graves,...

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What the dead leave behind by Rosemary Simpson

What the dead leave behind

Rosemary Simpson

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When her beloved fiancé is found dead after the Great Blizzard of 1888 in New York City, heiress Prudence MacKenzie, suspecting foul play, turns to her fiancé's best friend, a former Pinkerton agent, to discover the truth and find protection from sin...

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Only skein deep by Maggie Sefton

Only skein deep

Maggie Sefton

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"When the scandal-marked young wife of a banking scion is found dead on the greens at a local golfing club, pregnant Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun Knitters race the clock to identify an unhinged killer in their midst."--Amazon.com.

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After Anna by Lisa Scottoline

After Anna

Lisa Scottoline

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"Nobody cuts deeper than family... Noah Alderman, a doctor and a widower, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie, and for the first time in a long time he and his son are happy. But their lives are turned upside down when Maggie's daughter Anna moves...

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Murder in an Irish churchyard by Carlene O'Connor

Murder in an Irish churchyard

Carlene O'Connor

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Siobhán is now Garda O'Sullivan, and her five siblings couldn't be prouder. When the local priest summons her to the church cemetery, it seems there's a dead man in the graveyard-- aboveground. He lies shot on a blanket of freshly fallen snow. Is he ...

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The temptation of forgiveness by Donna Leon

The temptation of forgiveness

Donna Leon

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"An accident involving the father of a boy suspected of doing drugs finds Commissario Guido Brunetti pursuing a series of false and contradictory leads before uncovering a long-standing scam and unleashing unintentional consequences."--Publisher's de...

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Fast falls the night by Julia Keller

Fast falls the night

Julia Keller

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"The first drug overdose comes just after midnight, when a young woman dies on the dirty floor of a gas station bathroom. To the people of the small town of Acker's Gap, West Virginia, it is just another tragedy. It is sad--but these days, depressing...

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The sixth day by Catherine Coulter

The sixth day

Catherine Coulter

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When several major political figures die mysteriously, officials declare the deaths are from natural causes. Then the German Vice-Chancellor dies on the steps of 10 Downing Street and a drone is spotted hovering over the scene. The truth becomes clea...

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Antiques frame by Barbara Allan

Antiques frame

Barbara Allan

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When her initial successes with her hit reality series are jeopardized by a rival show starring her police chief boyfriend's ex, Brandy finds herself framed for murder while her kooky mom sorts through a rogue's gallery of suspects.

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Mister Tender's girl by Carter (Novelist) Wilson

Mister Tender's girl

Carter (Novelist) Wilson

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How far are you willing to go for Mister Tender? At fourteen, Alice Hill was viciously attacked by two of her classmates and left to die. The teens claim she was a sacrifice for a man called Mister Tender, but that could never be true: Mister Tender ...

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Barking with the stars by Sparkle Abbey

Barking with the stars

Sparkle Abbey

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"Lights! Camera! Murder! A star-studded fundraiser to help provide service dogs for wounded warriors sets tongues wagging . . . about Caro Lamont, pet therapist to the stars. Caro's ex-husband Geoffrey is spreading rumors about her competence and snuggling...

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The man in the crooked hat by Harry Dolan

The man in the crooked hat

Harry Dolan

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Two years after Jack Pellum's beloved Olivia, a photographer, was strangled near the Huron River, Jack remains obsessed with finding the killer, whom he believes to be a man wearing a fedora he saw watching her a few days before her death. He continues...

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Queen Anne's lace by Susan Wittig Albert

Queen Anne's lace

Susan Wittig Albert

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"Discovering a box of antique handcrafted lace and old photographs in the loft above her shop, China hears ghostly humming and smells lavender from an invisible source before a series of strange occurrences in the building she shares with Ruby reveals...

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The great chili kill-off by L. J. Washburn

The great chili kill-off

L. J. Washburn

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The chili in Texas is red-hot ... and so is murder! Phyllis, Sam, Carolyn, and Eve head for West Texas to compete in a Fourth of July chili cookoff. Thousands of people have descended on a sleepy little ghost town, turning it into a boomtown for chili...

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Bitter harvest by Wendy Tyson

Bitter harvest

Wendy Tyson

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Megan Sawyer should be shouting from the barn roof. Washington Acres survived its first year, the café has become a hotspot for locals, and Winsome's sexy Scottish veterinarian is making house calls--only not for the animals. But as summer slips into...

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Say no moor by Maddy Hunter

Say no moor

Maddy Hunter

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"Hoping to reach an expanded clientele of senior travelers, Emily Andrew-Miceli invites a handful of bloggers to join her group's tour of England's Cornwall region. But when the quarrelsome host of a historic inn dies under suspicious circumstances, ...

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The bags of tricks affair by Bill Pronzini

The bags of tricks affair

Bill Pronzini

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A conman always has a bag of tricks, ready to fool the unsuspecting, and almost everyone is unsuspecting until they get taken. When that happens, they turn to Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services, to recover their money and what's...

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Eaves of destruction by Kate Carlisle

Eaves of destruction

Kate Carlisle

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At the annual Victorian Home and Garden Tour, Lighthouse Cove, California's premier contractor, Shannon Hammer, realizes that the competition is about to turn deadly ... Shannon is in high demand among rival homeowners, who will do anything to win Best...

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The murderess by Jennifer (Romance fiction writer) author. Wells

The murderess

Jennifer (Romance fiction writer) author....

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1931: Fifteen-year-old Kate witnesses her mother Millicent push a stranger from a station platform into the path of an oncoming train. There was no warning, seemingly no reason, and absolutely no remorse. 1940: Exactly nine years later, Kate returns to...

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And only to deceive by Tasha Alexander

And only to deceive

Tasha Alexander

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For Emily, accepting the proposal of Philip, Viscount Ashton, was an easy way to escape her stifling home life so when her new husband dies on safari, she feels little grief for she barely knew the man. Now, two years on, when she finds his journals ...

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Nightblind by 1976- author. Ragnar Jónasson

Nightblind

1976- author. Ragnar Jónasson

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"With the dark arctic winter closing in on a quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland, a policeman is murdered and it falls to Ari Thór Arason to piece together a puzzle that involves tangled local politics, a compromised new mayor, and a psychiatric...

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What the bishop saw by Vannetta Chapman

What the bishop saw

Vannetta Chapman

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"A wildfire that the fire department claims was no accident kills a member of Bishop Henry Lapp's Amish community. When a man Lapp knows is innocent is wrongly accused, the bishop must decide whether or not to use his mysterious, God-given gift to set...

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Death by chocolate cherry cheesecake by Sarah Graves

Death by chocolate cherry cheesecake

Sarah Graves

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"In the island fishing village of Eastport, Maine, Jacobia 'Jake' Tiptree and her best friend Ellie open a waterfront bake shop, The Chocolate Moose, where their tasty treats pair perfectly with the salty ocean breeze. But while Jake has moved on from...

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The pyramid of mud by Andrea Camilleri

The pyramid of mud

Andrea Camilleri

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"Italy's favorite detective, Inspector Montalbano, uncovers corruption and mafia ties in the world of construction and public spending when he investigates the murder of a man found dead in the skeletal workings of a construction site, a place now entombed...

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Death below stairs by Jennifer Ashley

Death below stairs

Jennifer Ashley

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Highly sought-after young cook Kat Holloway takes a position in the odd household of Lord Rankin in a Mayfair mansion. Kat is unbothered by the family's eccentricities as long as they stay away from her kitchen, but trouble finds its way below stairs...

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The girlfriend by Michelle Frances

The girlfriend

Michelle Frances

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Laura Cavendish can't wait to meet the woman who's won her son's affection. She pictures his new girlfriend, Cherry, becoming a close friend and confidante. But although Cherry is beautiful and amiable, there's something about the possessive way she ...

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Perish by Lisa Black

Perish

Lisa Black

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"Forensic expert Maggie Gardiner discovers troubling new details about her colleague Jack Renner, a homicide detective with a brutal approach to law and order, when the two infiltrate the cutthroat world of high-stakes finance to solve a murder"--

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The wages of sin by Kaite Welsh

The wages of sin

Kaite Welsh

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Sarah Gilchrist has fled from London to Edinburgh in disgrace and is determined to become a doctor, despite the misgivings of her family and society. As part of the University of Edinburgh's first intake of female medical students, Sarah comes up aga...

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The missing schoolgirl by Shelley Smith

The missing schoolgirl

Shelley Smith

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A schoolgirl goes missing after speaking to a strange man. A jilted painter sets out to take revenge on his rival in both love and art. A room to let harbours a macabre secret. A man fears his soul has been stolen. A woman is haunted by visions of a ...

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The mistress of evil by Victor J. Banis

The mistress of evil

Victor J. Banis

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John Hamilton travels to the Carpathian Mountains in Romania, along with his wife Victoria and her sister Carolyn, to research the risk of earthquakes in the area. The government provides lodgings for them in the ancient Castle Drakul. Upon investigating...

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The Green Mandarin mystery by Dennis Hughes

The Green Mandarin mystery

Dennis Hughes

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When a number of eminent scientists - all experts in their field, and of inestimable value to the British Government - mysteriously vanish, the police are at their wits' end. The only clue in each instance is a note left by the scientist saying they ...

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The Tipster by Gerald Verner

The Tipster

Gerald Verner

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A mysterious man calling himself 'the Tipster' telephones the Daily Clarion newspaper and announces his intention to commit five murders, beginning with Lord Latimer, Senior Steward of the Jockey Club. John Tully, News Editor of the Daily Clarion, believes...

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Head count by Judith Cutler

Head count

Judith Cutler

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A head teacher's work is never done - especially if, like Jane Cowan, you are a victim of your own success. Having done well with Wrayford Primary, she's now added the headship of a neighbouring school to her responsibilities. She's also got involved...

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Perfect days by Raphael Montes

Perfect days

Raphael Montes

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Teo, a medical student, meets Clarice at a party. Teo doesn't really like people - they're too messy - but he immediately realises that he and Clarice are meant to be together. And if Clarice doesn't accept that? Well, they just need to spend some ti...

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Nor will he sleep by David Ashton

Nor will he sleep

David Ashton

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1887: The streets of Edinburgh seethe with anarchy as two gangs of students rival each other in wild exploits. After a pitched battle between them, an old woman is found savagely battered to death in Leith Harbour. Enter the Thieftaker - Inspector Ja...

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The child by Fiona Barton

The child

Fiona Barton

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When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance. But for three strangers, it's impossible to ignore. For one woman, it's a reminder of the worst thing that ever happened to her. For another,...

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99 red balloons by Elisabeth Carpenter

99 red balloons

Elisabeth Carpenter

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Eight-year-old Grace is last seen in a sweet shop. Her mother Emma is living a nightmare. But as her loved ones rally around her, cracks begin to emerge. What are the emails sent between her husband and her sister? Why does her mother take so long to...

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The Mitford murders by Jessica Fellowes

The Mitford murders

Jessica Fellowes

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It's 1919, and Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London, and most of all her oppressive and dangerous uncle. Louisa's salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor, in the Oxfordshire countryside. There she...

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Thin ice by Quentin Bates

Thin ice

Quentin Bates

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When two small-time crooks rob Reykjavik's premier drug dealer, their plans start to unravel after their getaway driver fails to show. Tensions mount between the pair and the two women they grabbed as hostages, when they find themselves holed up in an...

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Caribbean rim by Randy Wayne White

Caribbean rim

Randy Wayne White

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Marine biologist Doc Ford has been known to help his friends out of jams occasionally, but he's never faced a situation like this. His old pal Carl Fitzpatrick has been chasing sunken wrecks most of his life, but now he's run afoul of the Florida Division...

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Coldwater by Samuel Parker

Coldwater

Samuel Parker

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Having forfeited his youth to the state prison system, Michael returned to the only home he'd ever known. A shell of a man who now lived in the still-vacant house of his parents in a town with one stoplight. A town that hated him, and was ready to pick...

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The black painting by Neil Olson

The black painting

Neil Olson

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An old-money East Coast family faces the suspicious death of its patriarch and the unsolved theft of a Goya painting rumored to be cursed. There are four cousins in the Morse family: perfect Kenny, the preppy West Coast lawyer; James, the shy but bri...

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Miss Julia raises the roof by Ann B. Ross

Miss Julia raises the roof

Ann B. Ross

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With her husband Sam off on a trip to Europe, Miss Julia reckons it's about time to roll up her sleeves and be of some use to her community. She hears that the nosy do-gooder Madge Taylor and the new pastor Rucker are embarking on a mission to buy up...

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Duel to the death by Judith A. Jance

Duel to the death

Judith A. Jance

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After taking down the man responsible for his best friend's death, Stuart Ramey thinks the case is finally closed. Then Stu finds himself left with a multimillion dollar fortune in Bitcoin in a desperate bid by Frigg, a rogue A.I. program created by ...

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The semester of our discontent by Cynthia G. Kuhn

The semester of our discontent

Cynthia G. Kuhn

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English professor Lila Maclean is thrilled about her new job at prestigious Stonedale University, until she finds one of her colleagues dead. She soon learns that everyone, from the chancellor to the detective working the case, believes Lila--or someone...

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Murder on Pea Pike by Jean (Novelist) author. Harrington

Murder on Pea Pike

Jean (Novelist) author. Harrington

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Fresh off her ex-boyfriend's Harley and determined to remake herself, Honey Ingersill snags a job with handsome Sam Ridley, Eureka Falls' biggest realtor. She's thrilled, but her troubles are far from over. During the sale of an abandoned farmhouse, ...

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Ginger snapped by Gail Oust

Ginger snapped

Gail Oust

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Murder comes well-seasoned in Ginger Snapped , Gail Oust's newest novel in the charming, "must-read" ( Publishers Weekly ) Spice Shop mystery series. Piper Prescott and Police Chief Wyatt McBride might have gotten off on the wrong foot but, over the past...

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Beau death by Peter Lovesey

Beau death

Peter Lovesey

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"In the seventeenth installment in Peter Lovesey's timeless British detective series, Peter Diamond digs deep into Bath history to ferret out the secrets of one of its most famous (and scandalous) icons: Richard "Beau" Nash, who might have been the victim...

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The hush by John Hart

The hush

John Hart

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It's been ten years since Johnny Merrimon's twin sister was the first girl to disappear in their rural North Carolina town, and Johnny's search for her exposed deadly secrets that rocked the community. Since then, Johnny has fought to maintain his privacy,...

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The bad daughter by Joy Fielding

The bad daughter

Joy Fielding

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"A hostile relationship with her sister and a complicated past with her father's second wife have kept Robin estranged from her family for many years. But when her father's new family is attacked in their house, with her father, his wife, and young daughter...

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If I live by Terri Blackstock

If I live

Terri Blackstock

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In Blackstock's stirring conclusion to her faith-based If I Run trilogy (after 2017's If I'm Found), series heroine Casey Cox, who's been indicted for the murder of her best friend, Brent, continues to flee crooked Louisiana cops Gordon Keegan and Sy...

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Scones and scoundrels by Molly MacRae

Scones and scoundrels

Molly MacRae

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Inversgail, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, welcomes home native daughter and best-selling environmental writer Daphne Wood. Known as the icon of ecology, Daphne will spend three months as the author in residence for the Inversgail schools....

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Too big to die by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Too big to die

Sue Ann Jaffarian

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It's the dog days of summer for Odelia and Greg after they rescue a dog from a closed car on a blistering hot day. The culprit is former reality star Marla Kingston, who's married to a client of Odelia's law firm. The dog was saved, but Odelia's job might...

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Closer than you know by Brad Parks

Closer than you know

Brad Parks

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"Disaster, Melanie Barrick was once told, is always closer than you know. It was a lesson she learned the hard way growing up in the constant upheaval of foster care. But now that she's survived into adulthood--with a loving husband, a steady job, and...

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Essex poison by Ian Sansom

Essex poison

Ian Sansom

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October 1937. Swanton Morley, the people's professor, sets off to Essex to continue his history of England. Morley's daughter Miriam continues to cause chaos and his assistant Stephen Sefton continues to slide deeper into depression and despair. Morley...

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A pinch of poison by Alyssa Maxwell

A pinch of poison

Alyssa Maxwell

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Lady Phoebe, with the tireless assistance of Eva, has organized a luncheon at the Haverleigh School for Young Ladies. But it proves to be a recipe for disaster when the school's headmistress, Miss Finch, is poisoned. The girls at Haverleigh all come ...

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Murder at the mill by M. B. Shaw

Murder at the mill

M. B. Shaw

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Iris Grey arrives at Mill Cottage in a picture-perfect Hampshire village, looking to escape from her crumbling marriage. She is drawn to the neighbouring Wetherby family, and is commissioned to paint a portrait of Dominic Wetherby, a celebrated crime...

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The trophy taker by Sarah Flint

The trophy taker

Sarah Flint

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He's watching, waiting, and counting. He keeps each floating in Formaldehyde to stop them from rotting. Each finger denotes a victim, tortured and butchered, their heart ripped out and discarded, replaced instead by symbols of their treachery. He sits...

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The night visitor by Lucy Atkins

The night visitor

Lucy Atkins

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Professor Olivia Sweetman has worked hard to achieve the life she loves, with a high-flying career as a TV presenter and historian, three children and a talented husband. But as she stands before a crowd at the launch of her new bestseller she can ba...

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On Copper Street by Chris Nickson

On Copper Street

Chris Nickson

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Leeds, England. March, 1895. The day after his release from prison, petty criminal Henry White is found stabbed to death at his terraced home on Copper Street. Pursuing enquiries in a neighbourhood where people are suspicious of strangers and hostile...

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Murder in disguise by Mary Miley

Murder in disguise

Mary Miley

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"Employed by Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford at their famous film studios, script girl Jessie Beckett has a reputation as a skilled amateur sleuth. So when a projectionist is shot dead at the movie theatre where he worked, his grieving widow asks...

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Spring break by Gerald Elias

Spring break

Gerald Elias

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"Reclusive, blind violin pedagogue Daniel Jacobus is invited to speak at a seemingly innocuous symposium on Baroque music at a prestigious music conservatory. He has no idea he is about to become enmeshed in an entrenched culture of sexual harassment...

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The shivering turn by Sally Spencer

The shivering turn

Sally Spencer

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When Mary Corbet walks into private investigator Jennie Redhead's rundown Oxford office one pleasant spring day in 1974, she is a desperate woman. Although sh'e convinced her daughter has been murdered, she can get neither the police nor her husband to...

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After Clare by Marjorie Eccles

After Clare

Marjorie Eccles

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1922. Lady Emily Fitzallan has returned to the country house where she spent her childhood for a family wedding. Leysmorton Manor brings back many memories, especially of her elder sister Clare, who vanished one day after going for a walk, never to return....

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Student body by Susan Rogers Cooper

Student body

Susan Rogers Cooper

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"Graham Pugh should be having a ball as a student at the University of Texas in Austin. Unfortunately for him, he loathes his roommate, Bishop 'Call Me Bish' Alexander, to the point where he quite literally dreams of killing him. Even more unfortunately...

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A deadly betrothal by Fiona Buckley

A deadly betrothal

Fiona Buckley

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"July, 1579. Called upon to help a family friend who is horrified at the return of her errant husband after an absence of thirty years, little does Ursula realize that her involvement in the Harrison family's domestic dramas will lead to a case of co...

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The empowered by Craig Parshall

The empowered

Craig Parshall

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A mysterious death in Washington, DC, appears to have voodoo connections rooted in New Orleans. Trevor Black has received an invitation to speak at the national ABA convention in the city, but as a disbarred attorney and as a follower of Jesus, he'd ...

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Patterned after death  by Elizabeth Lynn Casey

Patterned after death

Elizabeth Lynn Casey

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"Librarian Tori Sinclair and the ladies of the Southern Sewing Circle rally to help one of their members catch a killer when her son is targeted as the prime suspect in the murder of his business partner, who had been a long-time rival of his"--

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Lions and tigers and murder, oh my by Denise Swanson

Lions and tigers and murder, oh my

Denise Swanson

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When the wife of wealthy philanthropist Elliot Wilson goes missing after she publicly opposes his plan to open a wildlife park on the edge of town, Devereaux and her tenant, a handsome private investigator, team up to prove Elliots innocence before s...

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Ominous by Lisa Jackson

Ominous

Lisa Jackson

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"Three teen-aged girls go skinny dipping on a summer night unaware their lives are about to change by the brutality that follows. Fifteen years later, Shiloh and Ruth return to Prairie Creek, Wyoming, where Kat is deputy sheriff and unite to help find...

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Crazy like a fox by Rita Mae Brown

Crazy like a fox

Rita Mae Brown

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"In this new foxhunting mystery, an investigation into a missing and very valuable object flushes out murder, ghosts, and old family rivalries. Sister Jane Arnold and a pack of four-legged friends must catch the scent of a killer and unearth a long-b...

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