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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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The guilty dead by P. J. Tracy

The guilty dead

P. J. Tracy

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"Gregory Norwood, wealthy businessman and close friend of Minnesota's leading candidate for Governor, is found dead on the first anniversary of his son's drug overdose. It seems clear to Detectives Gino and Magozzi that grief drove him to suicide. Until...

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February's son by Alan Parks

February's son

Alan Parks

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"1973's Bloody January was bad enough for Detective Harry McCoy: it's a miracle he lived to tell the tale. But three weeks on, the waters of Glasgow corruption seem to be creeping up around his feet once again. With one gang lord dead, the brokers of...

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Lost lake by Emily Littlejohn

Lost lake

Emily Littlejohn

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"On a bright Saturday in early spring, Detective Gemma Monroe responds to a missing person call at Lost Lake, near the small town of Cedar Valley, Colorado. With its sapphire waters and abundance of wildflowers, the lake is a popular camping destination...

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Death comes to Bath by Catherine Lloyd

Death comes to Bath

Catherine Lloyd

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"After Sir Robert's injury from the battle of Waterloo begins troubling him again, his wife Lucy insists they relocate from the village of Kurland St. Mary to Bath, along with her sister Anna, so that Robert can take the waters and recover. At the Roman...

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Game of bones by Carolyn Haines

Game of bones

Carolyn Haines

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"The next charming mystery from Carolyn Haines featuring spunky southern private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney. Dr. Frank Hafner is an archaeologist working on excavating a new-found Native American temple site in the Mississippi Delta. He's also ...

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Little lovely things by Maureen J. Connolly

Little lovely things

Maureen J. Connolly

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"If only things had been different. It is the wrong time to get sick. Speeding down the highway on the way to work, her two little girls sleeping in the back seat, medical resident Claire Rawlings doesn't have time for the nausea overtaking her. But as...

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Hunter by Jack Heath

Hunter

Jack Heath

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"Timothy Blake, ex-consultant for the FBI, now works in body-disposal for a local crime lord. One night he stumbles across a body he wasn't supposed to find. He can't resist taking a bite. Having marked the body, Blake is forced to hide it. When the FBI...

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Good girl, bad girl by Michael Robotham

Good girl, bad girl

Michael Robotham

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A girl is found hiding in a secret room in a house being renovated after a terrible crime. For weeks she has survived by sneaking out at night, stealing food. She doesn't appear on any missing person's file, or match the DNA of any murder victim. Six...

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The ringmaster by Vanda Symon

The ringmaster

Vanda Symon

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DC Sam Shephard is stationed in Dunedin CIB, a newbie at the bottom of the pecking order. When a university student is found battered to death and floating in the Leith, she is pushed to one side by her boss and given grunt work. Despite this, it is Sam...

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The nowhere child by Christian White

The nowhere child

Christian White

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Two-year-old Sammy Went vanishes from her home in Manson, Kentucky - an event that devastates her family and tears apart the town's deeply religious community. Twenty-eight years later, Kim Leamy, an Australian photographer, is approached by a stranger...

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Hall of mirrors by Christopher Fowler

Hall of mirrors

Christopher Fowler

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It is 1969. You are invited to spend the weekend at a magnificent stately home. But beware - someone is harbouring murderous thoughts... Among the guests are young detectives Arthur Bryant and John May, in disguise and already on a case. The house's owner...

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After the fire by Henning Mankell

After the fire

Henning Mankell

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Fredrik Welin is a seventy-year-old retired doctor. Years ago, he retreated to the Swedish archipelago, where he lives alone on an island. He swims in the sea every day, cutting a hole in the ice if necessary. He lives a quiet life. Until he wakes up...

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A necessary evil by Abir Mukherjee

A necessary evil

Abir Mukherjee

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India, 1920: The fabulously wealthy kingdom of Sambalpore is home to tigers, elephants, diamond mines, and the beautiful Palace of the Sun. But when the Maharaja's son and heir to the throne is assassinated in the presence of Captain Sam Wyndham and ...

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Secrets in death by J. D. Robb

Secrets in death

J. D. Robb

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No one is going to miss Larinda Mars. A ruthless gossip queen with a lucrative sideline in blackmail, there's no lack of suspects when she's murdered in a fashionable New York bar. With so many people wanting her dead, it's going to be a tough case to...

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The Groote Park murder by Freeman Wills Crofts

The Groote Park murder

Freeman Wills Crofts

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When a signalman discovers a mutilated body inside a railway tunnel near Groote Park, it seems to be a straightforward case of a man struck by a passing train. But Inspector Vandam of the Middeldorp police isn't satisfied that Albert Smith's death wa...

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Wild fire by Ann Cleeves

Wild fire

Ann Cleeves

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Drawn in by the reputation of the islands, a new English family moves to the area, eager to give their autistic son a better life. But when a young nanny's body is found hanging in the barn of their home, rumours of her affair with the husband begin to...

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Tightrope by Andrea Frazer

Tightrope

Andrea Frazer

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After entering a house where a commotion has been overheard, two community police officers make a horrific discovery. Detective Inspector Olivia Hardy and Detective Sergeant Lauren Groves are dispatched to investigate, triggering a major case that ends...

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The moth catcher by Ann Cleeves

The moth catcher

Ann Cleeves

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Life seems perfect in Valley Farm, a quiet community in Northumberland. Then a shocking discovery shatters the silence. The owners of a big country house have employed a house-sitter, a young ecologist named Patrick, to look after the place while they're...

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Thin air by Ann Cleeves

Thin air

Ann Cleeves

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A group of old university friends leaves the bright lights of London and travels to Unst, Shetland's most northerly island, to celebrate the marriage of a friend. But late on the night of the wedding party, one of them, Eleanor, disappears - apparently...

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Cold earth by Ann Cleeves

Cold earth

Ann Cleeves

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In the dark days of a Shetland winter, torrential rain triggers a landslide that crosses the main Lerwick-Sumburgh road and sweeps down to the sea. At the burial of his old friend Magnus Tait, Jimmy Perez watches the flood of mud and peaty water smash...

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Death walks Skid Row by Michael Mallory

Death walks Skid Row

Michael Mallory

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Sunset Boulevard, 1975: Two men are speeding home from a party on a night that will haunt them forever. Despite the dangerously wet roads, both passenger and driver are very drunk. Thirty years later on Los Angeles's Skid Row, a homeless man is found...

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The Free Traders by Victor Rousseau

The Free Traders

Victor Rousseau

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The Free Traders deal fur and whisky, debouching their way through the Canadian northern territories. Pitted against them are the country's soldier-police, the Northwest Mounted. Lee Anderson, Royal Canadian Mounted Police sergeant, is on a mission to...

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Murder gets around by Robert Sidney Bowen

Murder gets around

Robert Sidney Bowen

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Murder and mayhem begin innocently enough at the Rankins' cocktail party, where Gerry Barnes and his fiery red-haired girlfriend Paula Grant while away a few carefree hours. There, Gerry meets Rene DeFoe, who wishes to engage his services as a privat...

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Once you stop, you're dead by Eaton K. author. Goldthwaite

Once you stop, you're dead

Eaton K. author. Goldthwaite

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The USS SLOCUM is on a routine naval patrol northwest of Bermuda when the SOS crackles over the radio. Cuban National Air's Flight Twelve is ditching in the Atlantic with eighty-nine passengers and five crew aboard. Commander H.P. Perry readies his ship...

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Conviction by Denise Mina

Conviction

Denise Mina

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It's just a normal morning for Anna McDonald - until she opens the front door to her best friend, Estelle. Anna turns to see her own husband at the top of the stairs, suitcase in hand. They're leaving together, taking Anna's two daughters with them. Left...

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The secretary by Renee Knight

The secretary

Renee Knight

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From her first day as PA to the celebrated Mina Appleton, wealthy owner of a supermarket chain, Christine Butcher understands what is expected of her. Absolute loyalty. Absolute discretion. For twenty years, Christine has been a most devoted servant,...

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She lies in wait by Gytha Lodge

She lies in wait

Gytha Lodge

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On a scorching July night in 1983, a group of teenagers goes camping in the forest. By morning, the youngest of the group, Aurora Jackson, has disappeared. Her friends claim she was safe the last time they saw her, right before she went to sleep. An ...

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11 missed calls by Libby Carpenter

11 missed calls

Libby Carpenter

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Debbie disappeared over thirty years ago, while on holiday in Tenerife. Her daughter Anna, only a baby at the time, has struggled all her life to make sense of it, filling a scrapbook with pages and pages of facts about her mother that she has gleaned...

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Sweet danger by Margery Allingham

Sweet danger

Margery Allingham

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Situated on the Adriatic coastline, the kingdom of Averna has suddenly - and suspiciously - become the hottest property in Europe, and Albert Campion is given the task of recovering the long-missing proofs of ownership. His mission takes him from the...

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Death of a ghost by Margery Allingham

Death of a ghost

Margery Allingham

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John Sebastian Lafcadio's ambition to be known as the greatest painter since Rembrandt was not to be thwarted by a matter as trifling as his own death. A set of twelve sealed paintings is left in the hands of his widow, together with the instruction that...

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Murder a la Mocha by Sandra Balzo

Murder a la Mocha

Sandra Balzo

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"Uncommon Grounds coffeehouse owner Maggy Thorsen is full of good intentions when she attempts to return Mocha, a lost chihuahua who jumped out in front of her car, to her owners. But a trip to the Satterwite's house and meeting their dog-sitter give...

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Safe haven by Patricia J. MacDonald

Safe haven

Patricia J. MacDonald

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"A heavily pregnant young woman returns to her small hometown to discover it's not the safe haven she had first supposed ... Following a whirlwind romance with an old acquaintance she bumped into at a high school reunion, heavily pregnant Dena Russell...

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Skin game by Stuart Woods

Skin game

Stuart Woods

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"When Teddy Fay receives a freelance assignment from a gentleman he can't refuse, he jets off to Paris on the hunt for a treasonous criminal. But as Teddy unearths more information that just doesn't seem to connect, his straightforward mission becomes...

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Confound it by Maggie Toussaint

Confound it

Maggie Toussaint

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"Dreamwalker Baxley Powell is called to help investigate a suspicious fire. A meth cook is dead and when Baxley visits her beyond the Veil of Life, she determines that the woman was murdered. Unconcerned about the death of a criminal, the authorities...

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A bad, bad thing by Elena Forbes

A bad, bad thing

Elena Forbes

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"Haunted by her past, which she keeps carefully hidden, London homicide detective Eve West has buried herself in her work for many years. But when she stumbles into the midst of a covert police operation, with catastrophic consequences, she is suspended...

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Who's sorry now? by Maggie Robinson

Who's sorry now?

Maggie Robinson

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"Scotland Yard Detective Inspector Devenand Hunter finds himself in the middle of a series of upper-class deaths in London. Bright Young People are being extinguished in their favorite night spots, from a sleazy private jazz club to the Savoy ballroom....

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Someone knows by Lisa Scottoline

Someone knows

Lisa Scottoline

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"Allie Garvey is heading home to the funeral of a childhood friend. Allie is not only grief-stricken, she's full of dread. Because going home means seeing the other two people with whom she shares an unbearable secret. Allie has been haunted for two decades...

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Unto us a son is given by Donna Leon

Unto us a son is given

Donna Leon

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"Count Falier was urging his Venetian son-in-law to investigate, and preferably intervene in, the seemingly innocent plan of the Count's best friend, the elderly Gonzalo Rodríguez de Tejada, to adopt a much younger man as his son. Under Italian inher...

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Steamed open by Barbara Ross

Steamed open

Barbara Ross

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"It's summertime in Busman's Harbor, Maine, and the clamming is easy--or it was until a mysterious new neighbor blocks access to the beach, cutting off the Snowden Family Clambake's supply. Julia Snowden is just one of many townspeople angered by Bar...

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Murder with cucumber sandwiches by Karen Rose Smith

Murder with cucumber sandwiches

Karen Rose Smith

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"Restaurant critic Derek Schumaker, notorious for his bitter reviews, is about to visit Daisy's Tea Garden, and Daisy and Aunt Iris are simmering with anxiety. A bad word from the culinary curmudgeon could really hurt their business, but Daisy tries to...

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Leave no scone unturned by Denise Swanson

Leave no scone unturned

Denise Swanson

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"It's the beginning of the university's fall semester and Dani can't wait for the college students to return to Normalton, Illinois - after all, without them, there is no one to support her Lunch-to-Go service, which is a vital part of her Chef-to-Go...

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The last house guest by Megan Miranda

The last house guest

Megan Miranda

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"Never overstay your welcome ... Littleport, Maine is like two separate towns: a vacation paradise for wealthy holidaymakers and a simple harbour community for the residents who serve them. Friendships between locals and visitors are unheard of - but...

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Trimmed to death by Nancy J. Cohen

Trimmed to death

Nancy J. Cohen

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"Savvy hairstylist and amateur sleuth Marla Vail enters a charity bake-off contest at a fall festival sponsored by a local farm. While she waits to see if her coconut fudge pie is a winner, Marla joins a scavenger hunt where people playing character roles...

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The night visitors by Carol Goodman

The night visitors

Carol Goodman

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"Alice gets off a bus in the middle of a snowstorm in Delphi, NY. She is fleeing an abusive relationship and desperate to protect Oren, ten years old, a major Star Wars fan and wise beyond his years. Though Alice is wary, Oren bonds nearly instantly ...

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Flowers over the inferno by Ilaria Tuti

Flowers over the inferno

Ilaria Tuti

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"In a quiet village surrounded by ancient woods and the imposing Italian Alps, a man is found naked with his eyes gouged out. It is the first in a string of gruesome murders. Superintendent Teresa Battaglia, a detective with a background in criminal ...

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Home sweet homicide by Craig Rice

Home sweet homicide

Craig Rice

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"Unoccupied and unsupervised while mother is working, the children of widowed crime writer Marion Carstairs find diversion wherever they can. So when the kids hear gunshots at the house next door, they jump at the chance to launch their own amateur.....

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Murder in the City of Liberty by Rachel McMillan

Murder in the City of Liberty

Rachel McMillan

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"Determined to make a life for herself, Reggie Van Buren bid goodbye to fine china and the man her parents expected her to marry and escaped to Boston. What she never expected to discover was that an unknown talent for sleuthing would develop into a ...

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Scot & Soda by Catriona McPherson

Scot & Soda

Catriona McPherson

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"Now settled in her little houseboat, moored in the slough at the back of the Last Ditch Motel, Lexy Campbell wants nothing more than to build her counseling business, avoid her mother's phone calls and - who knows? - meet a nice guy. But when she throws...

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They all fall down by Rachel Howzell Hall

They all fall down

Rachel Howzell Hall

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"Delighted by a surprise invitation, Miriam Macy sails off to a luxurious private island off the coast of Mexico, with six strangers--an ex-cop, a chef, a financial advisor, a nurse, a lawyer, a young widow. Surrounded by miles of open water in the g...

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Auntie Poldi and the vineyards of Etna by Mario Giordano

Auntie Poldi and the vineyards of Etna

Mario Giordano

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"When prosecco-loving Auntie Poldi retired to Sicily from Germany, she never dreamt her tranquil days would be interrupted by murder. But Sicily had other plans, and Poldi found herself honor-bound to solve the disappearance of her beloved (and cute)...

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Lights! Camera! Puzzles! by Parnell Hall

Lights! Camera! Puzzles!

Parnell Hall

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"It was no surprise when Cora Felton's ex-husband's sensational tell-all memoir, Confessions of a Trophy Husband: My Life with the Puzzle Lady, was optioned for the movies, but it certainly raised eyebrows when the Puzzle Lady herself signed on as an...

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Knit one, die two by Peggy Ehrhart

Knit one, die two

Peggy Ehrhart

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"When Arborville, New Jersey's snooty theater scene is upstaged by a shocking murder, Pamela Paterson and her Knit and Nibble knitting club must act quickly to stop a killer from making an encore performance ... Knit and Nibble's numbers are growing!...

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Alpha Alpine by Mary Daheim

Alpha Alpine

Mary Daheim

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"An ill wind blows through Alpine, but Advocate publisher Emma Lord and Sheriff Milo Dodge seem immune to the prevailing angst. The newlyweds' domestic idyll is most definitely over when a dead man is discovered near the fish hatchery and nobody has a...

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Death by dumpling by Vivien Chien

Death by dumpling

Vivien Chien

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"The last place Lana Lee thought she would ever end up is back at her family’s restaurant. But after a brutal break-up and a dramatic workplace walk-out, she figures that a return to the Cleveland area to help wait tables is her best option for putting...

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Foul play on words by Becky Clark

Foul play on words

Becky Clark

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"Between a kidnapping, a double booking, and a crew of hapless volunteers, Charlee is worried the writing conference will go to the dogs. Mystery author Charlee Russo agrees to speak at a Portland writers' conference organized by her friend Viv Lundquist....

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Dear wife by Kimberly Belle

Dear wife

Kimberly Belle

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"For nearly a year, Beth has been planning for this day. A day some people might call any other Wednesday, but Beth prefers to see it as her new beginning, one with a new look, new name, and a new city. Beth has given her plan significant thought, because...

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Their little secret by Mark Billingham

Their little secret

Mark Billingham

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"When DI Tom Thorne is called to conduct a routine assessment at the site of a suicide, he expects to be in and out in no time. But when he arrives at the metro station, where a woman named Philippa Goodwin threw herself in front of an underground tr...

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Aunt Dimity and the heart of gold by Nancy Atherton

Aunt Dimity and the heart of gold

Nancy Atherton

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"It's almost Christmas in the small English village of Finch - and everyone is sick. Though many of the villagers regretfully decline their invitations to Emma and Derek Harris's annual Christmas bash, Lori Shepherd has no intention of missing it. When...

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Knife by Jo Nesbø

Knife

Jo Nesbø

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"Harry Hole is not in a good place. Rakel - the only woman he's ever loved - has ended it with him, permanently. He's been given a chance for a new start with the Oslo Police but it's in the cold case office, when what he really wants is to be invest...

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The shameless by Ace Atkins

The shameless

Ace Atkins

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"Twenty years ago, Brandon Taylor was thought to be just another teen boy who ended his life too soon. That's what almost everyone in Tibbehah County, Mississippi, said after his body and hunting rifle were found in the Big Woods. Now two New York-ba...

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Lady in the lake by Laura Lippman

Lady in the lake

Laura Lippman

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"In 1966, Baltimore is a city of secrets that everyone seems to know - everyone, that is, except Madeline 'Maddie' Schwartz. Last year, she was a happy, even pampered housewife. This year, she's bolted from her marriage of almost twenty years, determined...

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The Chain by Adrian McKinty

The Chain

Adrian McKinty

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"The morning starts like any other. Rachel Klein drops her daughter, Kylie, at the bus stop and heads into her day. But then a phone call changes everything. A woman has Kylie bound and gagged in her back seat, and the only way Rachel will ever see her...

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The essence of malice by Ashley Weaver

The essence of malice

Ashley Weaver

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"When Milo Ames receives a troubling letter from his childhood nanny, Madame Nanette, he and Amory travel to Paris where they are soon embroiled in a mystery surrounding the death of a famous parfumier. Helios Belanger died suddenly, shortly before the...

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The American agent by Jacqueline Winspear

The American agent

Jacqueline Winspear

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"When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her death is concealed by British authorities. Serving as a linchpin between Scotland Yard and the Secret Service, Robert M...

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Lucifer falls by Colin Falconer

Lucifer falls

Colin Falconer

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"When a priest is found crucified in a derelict North London chapel, it makes a dramatic change for DI Charlie George and his squad at Essex Road. The brutal murder could not be further from their routine of domestic violence and stabbings on the estates....

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Who slays the wicked by C. S. Harris

Who slays the wicked

C. S. Harris

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"London, 1814. When the sadistic Lord Ashworth is found brutally murdered, Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, is called in by Bow Street magistrate Sir Henry Lovejoy to help catch the killer. Just seven months before, Sebastian had suspected Ashworth...

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The good detective by John McMahon

The good detective

John McMahon

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"How can you solve a crime if you've killed the prime suspect? Detective P.T. Marsh was a rising star on the police force of Mason Falls, Georgia--until his wife and young son were killed in an accident. Since that night, caught in a spiral of grief and...

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Murder on Trinity Place by Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

Murder on Trinity Place

Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

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"As 1899 draws to a close, Frank and Sarah Malloy are ready to celebrate the New Year--and century--at Trinity Church when they notice Mr. Pritchard, a neighbor's relative, behaving oddly and annoying the other revelers. When Frank tries to intervene...

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A scandal in scarlet by Vicki Delany

A scandal in scarlet

Vicki Delany

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"Gemma and Jayne donate their time to raise money for the rebuilding of a burned out museum - but a killer wants a piece of the auction. Walking her dog Violet late one night, Gemma Doyle, owner of the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop, acts quickly when she ...

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Willing to die by Lisa Jackson

Willing to die

Lisa Jackson

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"The crime scene is as puzzling as it is brutal. Doctor Paul Latham and his wife, Brindel, are found dead in separate beds in their beautiful San Francisco home, each the victim of a gunshot wound to the head. There are no signs of forced entry, and ...

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Murder by the book by Lauren Elliott

Murder by the book

Lauren Elliott

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"Addie Greyborne loved working with rare books at the Boston Public Library - she even got to play detective, tracking down clues about mysterious old volumes. But she didn't expect her sleuthing skills to come in so handy in a little seaside town ......

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Death on the menu by Lucy Burdette

Death on the menu

Lucy Burdette

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"Hayley Snow, fiery food critic for Key Zest magazine, has just landed a ticket to one of the most prestigious events in Key West: a high-brow three-day conference at the Harry Truman Little White House. Even though she'll be working the event helping...

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The diva sweetens the pie by Krista Davis

The diva sweetens the pie

Krista Davis

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"Nothing heats up Old Town quite like the annual Pie Festival, and this year is no exception, especially since Sophie's professional rival, Natasha Smith, is barred from participating. Sophie, meanwhile, has been asked to oversee the pie eating contest....

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Mrs. Jeffries delivers the goods by Emily Brightwell

Mrs. Jeffries delivers the goods

Emily Brightwell

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"On a cold night in February, the popular Lighterman's Ball festivities are cut short when a guest of honor, Stephen Bremmer, goes into spasms and abruptly collapses. Once again Inspector Witherspoon returns to the Wrexley Hotel to investigate a murder....

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The night before by Wendy Walker

The night before

Wendy Walker

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"Rosie and Laura are as different as two sisters can be. One is stable and has the perfect family. The other struggles to break free from her troubled past. When Laura disappears after going on a blind date, Rosie takes matters into her own hands. But...

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Golden State by Ben H. Winters

Golden State

Ben H. Winters

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"In a strange alternate society that values law and truth above all else, Laszlo Ratesic is a nineteen-year veteran of the Speculative Service. He lives in the Golden State, a nation standing where California once did, a place where like-minded Ameri...

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Die me a river by Denise Swanson

Die me a river

Denise Swanson

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"School psychologist Skye Denison-Boyd had hoped that her maternity leave would be at least a little relaxing, but when she and her husband, Wally, meet with the priest to discuss their newborn twins' christening, an explosion at the nearby bowling alley...

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The devil aspect by Craig Russell

The devil aspect

Craig Russell

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"How do you find a killer when you're surrounded by madness? 1935. As Europe prepares itself for a calamitous war, six homicidal lunatics - the so-called 'Devil's Six' - are confined in a remote castle asylum in rural Czechoslovakia. Each patient has...

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Death from a top hat by Clayton Rawson

Death from a top hat

Clayton Rawson

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"Now retired from the tour circuit on which he made his name, master magician The Great Merlini spends his days running a magic shop in New York's Times Square and his nights moonlighting as a consultant for the NYPD. The cops call him when faced with...

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Charity's burden by Edith Maxwell

Charity's burden

Edith Maxwell

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"The winter of 1889 is harsh in Amesbury, Massachusetts, but it doesn't stop Quaker midwife Rose Carroll from making the rounds to her pregnant and postpartum mothers. When Charity Skells dies from an apparent early miscarriage, Rose wonders about the...

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Meow matrimony by Lisa J. Lickel

Meow matrimony

Lisa J. Lickel

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"Ivy Preston has waited a long time to get married. This time she plans to do more than make it to the altar. But when Ivy tries to do a good deed and stumbles over a body, she and her former fiancé, Stanley, are accused of the crime. Ivy hopes she’s...

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The Satapur moonstone by Sujata Massey

The Satapur moonstone

Sujata Massey

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"India, 1922: It is rainy season in the lush, remote Sahyadri mountains, where the kingdom of Satapur is tucked away. A curse seems to have fallen upon Satapur's royal family, whose maharaja died of a sudden illness shortly before his teenage son was...

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What we did by Christobel Kent

What we did

Christobel Kent

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"He stole her childhood. She'll take his future ... What would you do if you accidentally encountered the man who once abused you? And how would you get away with it? Bridget's life is small and safe: she loves her husband and her son, and she works hard...

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The night window by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

The night window

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

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"Groundbreaking, wholly involving, eerily prescient and terrifyingly topical, Dean Koontz's Jane Hawk series sets a new standard for contemporary thrillers. Since her sensational debut in The Silent Corner, readers have been riveted by Jane Hawk's re...

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The poison bed by Elizabeth Fremantle

The poison bed

Elizabeth Fremantle

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"A king, his lover and his lover's wife. One is a killer. In the autumn of 1615 scandal rocks the Jacobean court when a celebrated couple are imprisoned on suspicion of murder. She is young, captivating and from a notorious family. He is one of the richest...

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Those people by Louise Candlish

Those people

Louise Candlish

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"Until Darren Booth moves in at number 1, Lowland Way, the neighbourhood is a suburban paradise. But soon after his arrival, disputes over issues like loud music and parking rights escalate all too quickly to public rows and threats of violence. Then,...

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As long as we both shall live by JoAnn Chaney

As long as we both shall live

JoAnn Chaney

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"What happens when you're really, truly done making your marriage work? You can't be married to someone without sometimes wanting to bash them over the head ... As Long As We Both Shall Live is JoAnn Chaney's wicked, masterful examination of a marriage...

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Whiskers in the dark by Rita Mae Brown

Whiskers in the dark

Rita Mae Brown

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"The discovery of a body in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains dredges up mysteries that have lingered from Revolutionary Virginia through the Civil War and beyond, in a supernaturally thrilling new tale from Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky...

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A plain vanilla murder by Susan Wittig Albert

A plain vanilla murder

Susan Wittig Albert

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"China and Ruby Wilcox are presenting their annual ''Not Just Plain Vanilla Workshop,'' always a huge hit with customers at Thyme & Seasons Herb Shop. But someone involved with the workshop is driven by a deadly motive, and China soon finds herself teaming...

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A missed murder by Michael Jecks

A missed murder

Michael Jecks

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"London, 1555. Queen Mary is newly married to Philip II of Spain - and not everyone is happy about the alliance. The kingdom is divided between those loyal to Catholic Mary and those who support her half-sister, Lady Elizabeth. Former cutpurse turned...

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Bad cops by Nick Oldham

Bad cops

Nick Oldham

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"Two murders, apparently unconnected: one victim shot to death in his office, the other brutally stabbed in what appears to have been a road rage incident ... neither case solved. Six months later, following a desperate plea from a chief constable, D...

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Mr Campion's war by Mike Ripley

Mr Campion's war

Mike Ripley

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"Campions young and old, extended family members and loyal friends are gathered at the Dorchester Hotel to celebrate Albert Campion's seventieth birthday - along with some intriguing, unrecognizable guests. Who exactly are the mysterious, aristocrati...

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A gruesome discovery by Cora Harrison

A gruesome discovery

Cora Harrison

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"Ireland. 1925. Like all who seek charitable contributions, Reverend Mother Aquinas is used to being gifted some fairly dubious items. But nothing like this. On opening the evil-smelling trunk, labelled 'old books', the Reverend Mother is horrified to...

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Cold, cold heart by A. J. (Forensic psychologist) Cross

Cold, cold heart

A. J. (Forensic psychologist) Cross

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"For the past ten years, David Lockman has been serving a life sentence for the murder of Della Harrington. Now an appeal judge has decreed the forensic evidence unsatisfactory and the original verdict unsafe. Tasked with re-examining the case, foren...

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Unsolved by James Patterson

Unsolved

James Patterson

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"FBI agent Emmy Dockery is absolutely relentless. She's young and driven, and her unique skill at seeing connections others miss has brought her an impressive string of arrests. But a shocking new case - unfolding across the country - has left her ut...

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Leverage in death by J. D. Robb

Leverage in death

J. D. Robb

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"When Paul Rogan sets off a bomb at his office, killing eleven people, no one can understand why. He was a loving husband and father, with everything to live for. Then his wife and daughter are found chained up in the family home, and everything becomes...

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Paradox by Catherine Coulter

Paradox

Catherine Coulter

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"An escaped mental patient obsessed with revenge in this next installment of her riveting FBI series. When he fails to kidnap five-year-old Sean Savich, agents Sherlock and Savich know they’re in his crosshairs and must find him before he continues with...

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