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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 art of theft by Sherry (Sherry M.) Thomas

The art of theft

Sherry (Sherry M.) Thomas

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"As 'Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective', Charlotte Holmes has solved murders and found missing individuals. But she has never stolen a priceless artwork--or rather, made away with the secrets hidden behind a much-coveted canvas. But Mrs. Watson i...

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The Peaceful Valley crime wave by Bill Pronzini

The Peaceful Valley crime wave

Bill Pronzini

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"Nothing much happens in Peaceful Valley, Montana. And that's just how Sheriff Lucas Monk likes it. Aside from the occasional drunken brawl or minor disturbance out on the reservation, he hasn't had to resort to his fists or sidearm in years. That is,...

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Invitation only murder by Leslie Meier

Invitation only murder

Leslie Meier

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"Lucy doesn't know what to expect as she arrives on a private Maine island owned by eccentric billionaire Scott Newman, only that the exclusive experience should make for a very intriguing feature story. An avid environmentalist, Scott has stripped t...

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The doll factory by Elizabeth Macneal

The doll factory

Elizabeth Macneal

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"An intoxicating story of art, obsession and possession. London. 1850. The Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the crowd watching the spectacle two people meet. For Iris, an aspiring artist, it is the encounter of a moment - forg...

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Guilty not guilty by Felix Francis

Guilty not guilty

Felix Francis

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"'It is said that everyone over a certain age can remember distinctly what they were doing when they heard that President Kennedy had been assassinated, or that Princess Diana had been killed in a Paris car crash, but I, for one, could recall all too...

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Killer in the carriage house by Sheila Connolly

Killer in the carriage house

Sheila Connolly

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"The second book in the Victorian Village Mystery series from New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly! Kate Hamilton's plans for recreating Asheboro, Maryland as a Victorian village and tourist attraction are progressing nicely, and most of...

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A snapshot of murder by Frances Brody

A snapshot of murder

Frances Brody

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"Yorkshire, 1928. Indomitable sleuth Kate Shackleton is taking a well-deserved break from her detective work and indulging in her other passion: photography. When her local Photographic Society proposes an outing to the opening of the Brontë Museum, Kate...

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A killer carol by Laura Bradford

A killer carol

Laura Bradford

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"Heavenly, PA has been transformed into a Christmas wonderland, and Claire is delighted to celebrate the season ... but a fiendish killer has other plans in this all-new installment in the national bestselling series. As the owner of Heavenly Treasures,...

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Beating about the bush by M. C. Beaton

Beating about the bush

M. C. Beaton

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"When private detective Agatha Raisin comes across a severed leg in a roadside hedge, it looks like she is about to become involved in a particularly gruesome murder. Looks, however, can be deceiving, as Agatha discovers when she is employed to investigate...

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A killer edition by Lorna Barrett

A killer edition

Lorna Barrett

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"With her assistant, Pixie, picking up more responsibility around the shop, Tricia Miles suddenly has a lot more time on her hands. Tricia decides to join the local animal-rescue board and enter the Great Booktown Bake-Off, but neither pans out as smoothly...

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Robert B. Parker's Angel eyes by Ace Atkins

Robert B. Parker's Angel eyes

Ace Atkins

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"Gabby Leggett left her Boston family with big dreams of making it as a model/actress in Hollywood. Two years later, she disappears from her apartment. Her family, former boyfriend, friends - and the police - have no idea where she is and no leads. L...

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The wrong girl by Donis Casey

The wrong girl

Donis Casey

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"In February of 1926, private detective Ted Oliver is hired by a mysterious client to investigate the death of Graham Peyton, a man known for recruiting high-class prostitutes for the studios until his disappearance five years ago. Thanks to a feroci...

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The escape room by Megan Goldin

The escape room

Megan Goldin

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"'Welcome to the escape room. Your goal is simple. Get out alive.' In the lucrative, high-pressure world of Wall Street finance, Vincent, Jules, Sylvie and Sam are the best of the best. Their team makes billion-dollar deals. They live lives of vanity...

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The night fire by Michael Connelly

The night fire

Michael Connelly

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"Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case. Now that mentor, J.J. Thompson, is dead, but after his funeral his...

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Nothing ventured by Jeffrey Archer

Nothing ventured

Jeffrey Archer

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"William Warwick has always wanted to be a detective, and decides, much to his father's dismay, that rather than become a lawyer like his father, Sir Julian Warwick QC, and his sister Grace, he will join London's Metropolitan Police Force. After grad...

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The long call by Ann Cleeves

The long call

Ann Cleeves

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"In North Devon, where the rivers Taw and Torridge converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his father's funeral takes place. The day Matthew turned his back on the strict evangelical community in which he grew...

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The never game by Jeffery Deaver

The never game

Jeffery Deaver

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"From the bestselling and award-winning master of suspense, the first novel in a thrilling new series, introducing Colter Shaw. "You have been abandoned." A young woman has gone missing in Silicon Valley and her father has hired Colter Shaw to find her....

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My sister, the serial killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

My sister, the serial killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite

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"Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. "Femi makes three, you know. Three and they label you a serial killer." Korede...

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Schoolgirl missing by Sue Fortin

Schoolgirl missing

Sue Fortin

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"When fourteen-year-old Poppy vanishes on a family boating trip, suspicion soon turns close to home - to the two people who should do everything to keep her safe, her parents, Kit and Neve. Can they really be responsible for their little girl's disap...

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The smiling man by Joseph Knox

The smiling man

Joseph Knox

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"'I usually experienced the presence of a dead body as an absence, but in this case, it felt like a black hole opening up in front of me.' Disconnected from his history and careless of his future, Detective Aidan Waits has resigned himself to the night...

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Dark pines by Will (Novelist) Dean

Dark pines

Will (Novelist) Dean

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"An isolated Swedish town. A deaf reporter terrified of nature. A dense spruce forest overdue for harvest. A pair of eyeless hunters found murdered in the woods. It's week one of the Swedish elk hunt, and the sound of gunfire is everywhere. When Tuva...

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Grave expectations by Heather Redmond

Grave expectations

Heather Redmond

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"London, June 1835: In the interest of being a good neighbor, Charles checks in on Miss Haverstock, the elderly spinster who resides in the flat above his. But as the young journalist and his fiance Kate ascend the stairs, they are assaulted by the.....

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Smoke and ashes by Abir Mukherjee

Smoke and ashes

Abir Mukherjee

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"India, 1921. Haunted by his memories of the Great War, Captain Sam Wyndham is battling a serious addiction to opium that he must keep secret from his superiors in the Calcutta police force. When Sam is summoned to investigate a grisly murder, he is stunned...

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The disappearance of Alastair Ainsworth by Leonard S. Goldberg

The disappearance of Alastair Ainsworth

Leonard S. Goldberg

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"Joanna and the Watsons receive an unexpected visitor to 221b Baker Street during a nocturnal storm. A rain-drenched Dr. Alexander Verner arrives with a most harrowing tale. Verner has just returned from an unsettling trip to see a patient who he believes...

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The other end of the line by Andrea Camilleri

The other end of the line

Andrea Camilleri

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"A wave of refugees has arrived on the Sicilian coast, and Inspector Montalbano and his team have been stationed at port, alongside countless volunteers, to receive and assist the newcomers. Meanwhile, Livia has promised their presence at a friend's ...

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Here comes Santa paws by Laurien Berenson

Here comes Santa paws

Laurien Berenson

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"It's the most wonderful time of the year in Connecticut, but Melanie Travis finds surviving this December may take a real Christmas miracle when a yuletide murderer comes to town ... As Melanie attempts to deck the halls in a house overrun by pamper...

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Dark ambitions by Irene Hannon

Dark ambitions

Irene Hannon

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"Former Army Night Stalker Rick Jordan usually has his camp for foster children to himself during the winter months. But someone has visited recently - leaving a trail of blood. One of the two clues left behind tips Rick off to the identity of his visitor,...

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Tangled roots by Marcia Dutton Talley

Tangled roots

Marcia Dutton Talley

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"Hannah Ives's sister, Georgina, has some surprising news. An ancestry DNA test taken as a joke has revealed she is part Native American, and Hannah's test has similar results. The link seems to come from their late mother. But how? As Hannah dives i...

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The ring by M. J. Trow

The ring

M. J. Trow

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"September, 1873. Private enquiry agents Matthew Grand and James Batchelor have been hired by timber merchant Selwyn Byng following the disappearance of his heiress wife. The only clue they have to go on is a badly spelled note demanding the princely...

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Traitor's codex by Jeri Westerson

Traitor's codex

Jeri Westerson

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"Crispin Guest, Tracker of London, is enjoying his ale in the Boar's Tusk tavern - until a stranger leaves a mysterious wrapped bundle on his table, telling him, "You'll know what to do." Inside is an ancient leather-bound book written in an unrecogn...

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Watchers of the dead by Simon Beaufort

Watchers of the dead

Simon Beaufort

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"December 1882. Attending the opening of the new Natural History Museum, Pall Mall Gazette reporter Alec Lonsdale and his colleague Hulda Friederichs are shocked to discover a body in the basement, hacked to death. Suspicion immediately falls on a trio...

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Boxing the octopus by Tim Maleeny

Boxing the octopus

Tim Maleeny

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"At the height of tourist season, an armored car drives off a crowded pier and sinks to the bottom of San Francisco Bay. By the time divers find the wreck, the cash is gone and the driver has vanished. The police are convinced it's an inside job, but...

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Cross my path by Clea Simon

Cross my path

Clea Simon

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"When an elderly woman seeks Care's help in finding out what happened to her brother, Care's feline companion Blackie senses he's met this woman before, some time before he became a cat. But who is she - and what is their connection? Then a body is d...

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Lost voyage by Pauline Rowson

Lost voyage

Pauline Rowson

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"Art Marvik, former Royal Marine Commando, now working as an undercover investigator for the UK's National Intelligence Marine Squad, is surprised to receive an unexpected summons to meet Helen Shannon, a woman he helped on his first mission. When a body...

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Death scene by Jane Adams

Death scene

Jane Adams

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"1928. A rising star of the silent screen, Cissie Rowe had a bright future ahead of her in the new talking pictures. Not any more. Cissie had died, tragically, many times on screen - but this time it's for real. When Cissie is found brutally murdered...

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Wheel of fire by Hilary Bonner

Wheel of fire

Hilary Bonner

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"A mysterious fire at a Somerset manor house leads to a complex and intriguing case for Bristol detective David Vogel. When Sir John Fairbrother, head of one of the world's biggest private banks, burns to death, along with his nurse, in a catastrophic...

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The pawful truth by Miranda James

The pawful truth

Miranda James

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"When Charlie Harris decides to go back to school, he and his Maine Coon cat, Diesel, find themselves entangled in a deadly lovers quarrel on campus in the latest installment of the New York Times bestselling series. In addition to his library duties...

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Criss Cross by James Patterson

Criss Cross

James Patterson

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"Could a ghost from his past take everything away from Alex Cross? Mere hours after witnessing the execution of a killer he helped put behind bars, Alex Cross is called to the scene of a copycat murder. A note signed 'M' rests on the corpse- 'You messed...

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Death comes as the end by Agatha Christie

Death comes as the end

Agatha Christie

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"It is Egypt in 2000 BC, where death gives meaning to life. At the foot of a cliff lies the broken, twisted body of Nofret, concubine to a ka-priest. Young, beautiful, and venomous, most agree that it was fate - she deserved to die like a snake! But at...

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Why didn't they ask Evans? by Agatha Christie

Why didn't they ask Evans?

Agatha Christie

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"When a man plunges down a cliff, two adventurous friends decide to find his killer! While playing an erratic round of golf, Bobby Jones slices his ball over the edge of a cliff. His ball is lost, but on the rocks below he finds the crumpled body of a...

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A murder is announced by Agatha Christie

A murder is announced

Agatha Christie

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"The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn are amazed by an advertisement in the local paper which reads 'A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30pm'. Unable to resist, a crowd begins to gather at the house...

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Gone too long by Lori Roy

Gone too long

Lori Roy

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"On the day a black truck rattles past her house and a Klan flyer lands in her front yard, 10-year-old Beth disappears from her Simmonsville, Georgia home. Armed with skills sharpened while caring for an alcoholic mother, she must battle to survive the...

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Silent knit, deadly knit by Peggy Ehrhart

Silent knit, deadly knit

Peggy Ehrhart

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"When murder silences the Christmas cheer in charming Arborville, New Jersey, Pamela and her Knit and Nibble pals must unravel the most bone-chilling mystery this side of the North Pole ... Pamela has been in merry spirits since her artsy daughter Pe...

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Sweet taste of revenge by Mary Ellis

Sweet taste of revenge

Mary Ellis

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"Private investigator Kate Weller must confront her troubled past and clear her brother's name in the second gripping Marked for Retribution mystery. When a wealthy socialite is found dead on her luxury yacht, her daughter Lainey hires Kate Weller to...

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The substitution order by Martin Clark

The substitution order

Martin Clark

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"Kevin Moore, once a high-flying Virginia attorney, hits rock bottom after an inexplicably tumultuous summer leaves him disbarred and separated from his wife. Short on cash and looking for work, he lands in the middle of nowhere with a job at SUBstitution,...

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Twisted twenty-six by Janet Evanovich

Twisted twenty-six

Janet Evanovich

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"Grandma Mazur is a widow ... again. This time her marriage lasted a whole 45 minutes. The unlucky groom was one Jimmy Rosolli, local gangster, lothario (senior division) and heart attack waiting to happen ... well, the waiting's over. It's a sad day,...

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Molten mud murder by Sara E. Johnson

Molten mud murder

Sara E. Johnson

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"American odontologist Alexa Glock is in Rotorua, a tourist destination on New Zealand's North Island akin to Yellowstone National Park. Much around Rotorua is sacred to the Maori. Alexa has come for a funeral but while visiting Waiariki Thermal Land...

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Needled to death by Annelise Ryan

Needled to death

Annelise Ryan

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"As a colleague of deputy coroner Mattie Winston, social worker Clothilde Hildy Schneider is no stranger to unsolved murders at Sorenson General Hospital. Except this time, it's up to her to crack the case ... Motivated by her own difficult past, Hildy...

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Leave it to cleaver by Victoria Hamilton

Leave it to cleaver

Victoria Hamilton

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"Vintage cookware and cookbook collector Jaymie Leighton has agreed to help her sister clear out the house of a deceased older neighbor, and she's thrilled at the prospect of discovering antique kitchenware and other treasures-until she opens a vintage...

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Crewel and unusual by Molly MacRae

Crewel and unusual

Molly MacRae

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"Yarn shop owner Kath Rutledge is looking forward to the grand opening of the Blue Plum Vault, a co-op of small shops on Main Street. But in the week before the grand opening, Kath and her needlework group, TGIF (Thank Goodness It's Fiber), hear rumors...

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Trust me, I'm dead by Sherryl Clark

Trust me, I'm dead

Sherryl Clark

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When Judi Westerholme finds out her estranged brother Andy has been murdered, she assumes it's connected to his long-term drug addiction. She hasn't seen him in years, and now he's dead. Returning to Melbourne, she's shocked to discover he had been clean...

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The restless dead by Simon Beckett

The restless dead

Simon Beckett

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Top forensics expert Dr David Hunter is facing an uncertain future - his career hangs in the balance and his personal life has taken a turn for the worse. So when he gets a call from the Essex police, it comes at the perfect time. A badly decomposed body...

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The other end of the line by Andrea Camilleri

The other end of the line

Andrea Camilleri

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In Inspector Montalbano's coastal town of Vigata, migrants have been surging in by boat, and all the town's hands are on deck to help the arrivals. At the heart of the scene are the police, on the lookout for the people smugglers responsible, and long...

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A necessary murder by M. J. author. Tjia

A necessary murder

M. J. author. Tjia

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Stoke Newington, 1863: Little Margaret Lovejoy is found brutally murdered in the outhouse at her family's estate. A few days later, a man is cut down in a similar manner on the doorstep of courtesan and professional detective Heloise Chancey's presti...

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Growing light by Marta Randall

Growing light

Marta Randall

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Who wanted George Ashby dead? Who didn't? Anne Munro is thrilled to land a job at Growing Light, a New Age software company in rural California. But the company's lax atmosphere veils an unconventional cast who have only one thing in common: they hate...

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Choked off by Andrea Frazer

Choked off

Andrea Frazer

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The villagers of Stoney Cross are preparing for their "Great Event", the first Stoney Cross Arts Festival, and the enlisting of a local radio presenter to advertise and review their efforts has added an extra frisson of excitement. But delight soon turns...

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Date with malice by Julia Chapman

Date with malice

Julia Chapman

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When Mrs Shepherd arrives at the Dales Detective Agency on a December morning, quite convinced that someone is trying to kill her, Samson O'Brien dismisses her fears as the ramblings of a confused elderly lady. But after a series of disturbing incidents...

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Deception by Victor J. author. Banis

Deception

Victor J. author. Banis

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Playboy Danton Rhodes preys on rich women, squandering their fortunes before the inevitable divorce. He never expected to fall in love with Lois Carter, a married woman with a watertight prenuptial agreement; but when he learns that Lois's stepdaughter...

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Find the money by Tony Gleeson

Find the money

Tony Gleeson

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The mysterious Vanessa has vanished, and it's worth a million dollars to a vicious drug lord to get her back. But the ransom disappears, turning up in the hands of a bewildered innocent bystander, while ruthless gangsters and hapless kidnappers alike...

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The man all America hated by Gordon Landsborough

The man all America hated

Gordon Landsborough

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In the aftermath of World War Two, Alec McCrae is the most hated American anywhere: he acted as intelligence officer for the Japanese and tortured American prisoners, sending thousands to forced-labour gangs. McCrae has managed to elude his pursuers for...

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A man's head by Georges Simenon

A man's head

Georges Simenon

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A rich American widow and her maid have been stabbed to death in a brutal attack. All the evidence points to Joseph, a young drifter, and he is soon arrested. But what is his motive? Or is he just a pawn in a wider conspiracy? Inspector Maigret arranges...

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The Two-penny Bar by Georges Simenon

The Two-penny Bar

Georges Simenon

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While visiting a criminal in his cell, Inspector Maigret is told of a man who'd been spotted dumping a body in a Parisian canal some years ago. Later, at a popular inn, Maigret finds himself in the very place the suspected killer was last seen, and is...

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Triple jeopardy by Anne Perry

Triple jeopardy

Anne Perry

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Daniel Pitt is delighted that his sister is visiting London with her American husband Patrick - a policeman - and their young daughters. But Patrick's trip has another purpose, for which he enlists Daniel's help. Philip Sidney, a young British diplomat,...

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The great darkness by Jim Kelly

The great darkness

Jim Kelly

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Cambridge, 1939: In the opening weeks of the Second World War, the first blackout - the Great Darkness - covers southern England, enveloping the city. Detective Inspector Eden Brooke, a wounded hero of the Great War, takes his nightly dip in the cool...

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The other Mrs. Miller by Allison M. author. Dickson

The other Mrs. Miller

Allison M. author. Dickson

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Phoebe isn't sure when the blue car started showing up in the cul-de-sac she calls home, or why its driver would be spying on her. At first she put it down to the scandal around her late father, but she's certain now it's there for her. What could be...

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The girl in the letter by Emily Gunnis

The girl in the letter

Emily Gunnis

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1956: When Ivy Jenkins falls pregnant, she is sent in disgrace to St Margaret's: a dark, brooding house for unmarried mothers. Her baby is adopted against her will. Ivy will never leave. Present day: Samantha Harper is a journalist desperate for a break....

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19th Christmas by James Patterson

19th Christmas

James Patterson

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As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women's Murder Club have much to celebrate. But when Lindsay receives a tip-off that the biggest heist to ever hit San Francisco is being planned for Christmas Day, everything c...

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Five days, five dead by C. K. Crigger

Five days, five dead

C. K. Crigger

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"Sepp Amsel, a fabulously successful gambling hall and saloonkeeper entrepreneur, is about to become the bridegroom in the most public wedding ever to take place in wild and woolly Spokane, Washington. He wants to engage China's detective services when...

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The shrouded path by Sarah (British author) Ward

The shrouded path

Sarah (British author) Ward

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"November, 1957: Six teenage girls walk in the churning Derbyshire mists, the first chills of winter in the air. Their voices carrying across the fields, they follow the old train tracks into the dark tunnel of the Cutting. Only five appear on the other...

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You were gone by Tim Weaver

You were gone

Tim Weaver

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"A woman walks into a police station and tells officers she's been missing for eight years. She has no phone and no ID, just a piece of paper with a name on it: David Raker. Raker specializes in locating missing people. After his wife died, they became...

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The silent patient by Alexander G. (Alexander George) Michaelides

The silent patient

Alexander G. (Alexander George) Mic...

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"Alicia Berenson's life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London's most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns...

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The anarchists' club by Alex (Crime fiction writer) Reeve

The anarchists' club

Alex (Crime fiction writer) Reeve

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"It's been a year since Leo Stanhope lost the woman he loved, and came close to losing his own life. Now, more than ever, he is determined to keep his head down and stay safe, without risking those he holds dear. But Leo's hopes for peace and security...

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The Brighton Mermaid by Dorothy Koomson

The Brighton Mermaid

Dorothy Koomson

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"Brighton Beach, 1993. Teenagers Nell and Jude find the body of a young woman and when no one comes to claim her, she becomes known as the Brighton Mermaid. Nell is still struggling to move on when, three weeks later, Jude disappears. Twenty-five years...

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The wicked cometh by Laura (Author) Carlin

The wicked cometh

Laura (Author) Carlin

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"Down the darkest London streets and alleyways, acts of unspeakable wickedness are left unchecked and some of the poorest in society are disappearing with no one willing to speak for them. But Hester White, a bright young woman from the slums of Bethnal...

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Kiss the girls and make them cry by Mary Higgins Clark

Kiss the girls and make them cry

Mary Higgins Clark

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"When investigative journalist Gina Kane receives an email from a 'CRyan' describing her 'terrible experience' while working at REL, a high-profile television news network, including the comment 'and I'm not the only one', Gina knows she has to pursue...

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A deadly deception by Tessa Harris

A deadly deception

Tessa Harris

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"London, July 1889. Eight months have passed since the horrific murder of Mary Jane Kelly. The residents of Whitechapel have begun breathing easy again - daring to leave windows open and walk about at twilight. But when old Alice Mackenzie is found d...

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Breaking news by Susan Page Davis

Breaking news

Susan Page Davis

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"A Senator who vanished. An old man with regrets. Editor Kurt Borden's star reporter is struggling with depression. Long before Kurt bought his lakeside house in Maine, a senator owned the cottage next door. When Mick Tyler shows interest in the story,...

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Thread on arrival by Lea Wait

Thread on arrival

Lea Wait

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"In this coastal New England town, folks take care of the needy--but someone is killing without kindness ... Ike Hamilton is a part of the Haven Harbor community just like anyone else, though he's fallen on hard times and has to make do on disability...

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The string by Caleb Jennings Breakey

The string

Caleb Jennings Breakey

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"Welcome to the string. Let's go over the ground rules. Rule #1: Participation is mandatory. Rule #2: If any one person refuses to play, the threats to all players will come to pass. Since this is my game, allow me to introduce myself. I am the conductor....

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Word to the wise by Jenn McKinlay

Word to the wise

Jenn McKinlay

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"Lindsey Norris is finally getting married to the man of her dreams--but it's not all roses for Briar Creek's beloved library director, as gardening enthusiast and town newcomer Aaron Grady gives the term "book lover" a whole new meaning. Inappropriate...

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Shamed by Linda Castillo

Shamed

Linda Castillo

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"An Amish grandmother is murdered on an abandoned farm, her seven year old granddaughter abducted. Chief of Police Kate Burkholder plunges headlong into a case that quickly becomes a race against the clock. She knows the longer the girl is missing, the...

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To the land of long lost friends by Alexander McCall Smith

To the land of long lost friends

Alexander McCall Smith

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"Mr J. L. B. Matekoni usually steers clear of Mma Ramotswe's cases, but on this occasion he is approached by a client of the garage who tells a tale of woe. This man has entrusted his brother to oversee the building of a house, yet the project is complete...

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Stealth by Stuart Woods

Stealth

Stuart Woods

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"Stone Barrington is trying to enjoy some downtime at his English retreat when he's unceremoniously sent off to the remote reaches of the UK and into a deadly snare. As it turns out, this is only the first volley by a rival power, one that has its eyes...

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The murder list by Hank Phillippi Ryan

The murder list

Hank Phillippi Ryan

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"Law student Rachel North is the ultimate reliable narrator--she will tell you, without hesitation, what she knows to be true. She's smart, she's a hard worker, she does the right thing. She's successfully married to a faithful and devoted husband, a...

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The family upstairs by Lisa Jewell

The family upstairs

Lisa Jewell

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"In a large house in London's fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot. Well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up. In the kitchen lie three decomposing corpses. Close to them is a hastily scrawled note. They've been...

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The Old Success by Martha Grimes

The Old Success

Martha Grimes

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"When the body of a French woman washes up on a wild inlet off the Cornish coast, Brian Macalvie, divisional commander with the Devon-Cornwall police is called in. Who could have killed this beautiful tourist, the only visible footprints nearby belonging...

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Christmas sweets

Christmas sweets

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"Gathered in one volume for the very first time, here are three yuletide tales of mystery, murder, and romance, featuring your favorite sleuths ... THE TWELVE DESSERTS OF CHRISTMAS by JOANNE FLUKE It's the perfect mix of naughty and nice when two lov...

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Clause & effect by Kaitlyn Dunnett

Clause & effect

Kaitlyn Dunnett

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"As a professional editor, Mikki Lincoln is used to crimes against the English language. As an amateur sleuth, she's finding catching criminals a lot more dangerous than catching typos ... Nestled in the picturesque Catskills, the village of Lenape H...

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Antiques ravin' by Barbara Allan

Antiques ravin'

Barbara Allan

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"The votes are in! Eccentric seventy-something Vivian Borne--elected county sheriff, to everyone's amazement but her own--springs into action. In her new role, the community playhouse diva appoints daughter Brandy reluctant deputy and makes their spu...

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Girls like us by Cristina Alger

Girls like us

Cristina Alger

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"FBI Agent Nell Flynn hasn't been home in ten years. Nell and her father, Homicide Detective Martin Flynn, have never had much of a relationship. And Suffolk County will always be awash in memories of her mother, Marisol, who was brutally murdered when...

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