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Robicheaux by James Lee Burke

Robicheaux

James Lee Burke

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"Dave Robicheaux is a haunted man. From the acts he committed in Vietnam, to his battles with alcoholism, to the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts pepper his reality....

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The bones will speak by Carrie Stuart Parks

The bones will speak

Carrie Stuart Parks

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When forensic expert Gwen Marcey discovers a skull and a tortured girl in a cabin near her Montana home, her investigations into the matter lead her to believe that she is dealing with a neo-Nazi serial killer with a score to settle with Gwen.

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A promise of ruin by Cuyler Overholt

A promise of ruin

Cuyler Overholt

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"In early 1900s New York, the formidable crime syndicate known as the Black Hand has been terrorizing the city's Italian community with bombings and kidnappings. When a young Italian girl is found drowned and sexually defiled, Dr. Genevieve Summerford...

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The whispering room by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

The whispering room

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

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No time to delay. Do what you were born to do. Fame will be yours when you do this.' These are the words that ring in the mind of mild-mannered, beloved schoolteacher Cora Gundersun-- just before she takes her own life, and many others, in a shocking...

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The last day of Emily Lindsey by Nic Joseph

The last day of Emily Lindsey

Nic Joseph

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Detective Steven Paul has had the same nightmare for as long as he can remember, a strange symbol figuring prominently into his terror. He decided long ago that the recurring dreams are nothing more than an unfortunate side effect of his often traumatic...

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The lioness is the hunter by Loren D. Estleman

The lioness is the hunter

Loren D. Estleman

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Investigating the disappearance of an entrepreneur, Amos Walker becomes embroiled in a mystery involving a murder, questionable real estate practices, and a dangerous international fugitive.

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Mining for justice by Kathleen Ernst

Mining for justice

Kathleen Ernst

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"Chloe Ellefson is excited to be learning about Wisconsin's Cornish immigrants and mining history while on temporary assignment at Pendarvis, a historic site in charming Mineral Point. But when her boyfriend, police officer Roelke McKenna, discovers long-buried...

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Oath of honor by Lynette Eason

Oath of honor

Lynette Eason

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This inspirational thriller from Eason (Moving Target) nicely mixes crime and romance in rural South Carolina. Childhood friends police officer Izzy St. John and rookie Kevin Marshall are now police partners. One night, acting on a tip from an informant...

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Black and blueberry die by L. J. Washburn

Black and blueberry die

L. J. Washburn

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"It's late summer in Weatherford, Texas and Mike Newsom's childhood friend is sweltering in prison for a crime he claims he didn't commit, murdering his wife. So instead of asking his mother to please stop investigating a murder, as he usually does,...

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Death in St. Petersburg by Tasha Alexander

Death in St. Petersburg

Tasha Alexander

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After the final curtain of Swan Lake, an animated crowd exits the Mariinsky theatre brimming with excitement from the night's performance. But outside the scene is somber. A ballerina's body lies face down in the snow, blood splattered like rose petals...

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The bomb maker by Thomas Perry

The bomb maker

Thomas Perry

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"A bomb is more than a weapon. A bomb is an expression of the bomber's thoughts about you, his predictions of your behavior--a performance designed to fool you into making one fatally wrong move. In The Bomb Maker, Edgar Award-winning author Thomas Perry...

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Dead woman walking by S. J. Bolton

Dead woman walking

S. J. Bolton

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The twelve sightseers in a hot-air balloon are drifting over Northumberland. They're passing over an isolated farmhouse when Jessica and her sister, Bella see a man killing a young woman. Everyone in the balloon is watching the man when he looks up and...

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Weycombe by G. M. Malliet

Weycombe

G. M. Malliet

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Weycombe is the chocolate-box village of everyones dreams. For American Jillian White, a gated life of pleasure and comfort with her titled English husband was a fantasy come true. But the murder of a local estate agent mars the villages so-pretty surface....

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LoveMurder  by Saul Black

LoveMurder

Saul Black

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"When she's called to the murder scene, the last thing San Francisco Homicide detective Valerie Hart is expecting is for Katherine Glass to walk back into her life. Six years earlier, revulsion and fascination had gripped the nation in equal measure,...

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Murder wears mittens  by Sally Goldenbaum

Murder wears mittens

Sally Goldenbaum

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As autumn washes over coastal Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, the Seaside Knitters anticipate a relaxing off-season. But when murder shatters the peace, the craftiest bunch in town must unravel a killer's deadly scheme ... After retrieving fresh lobster nets...

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Unbound by Stuart Woods

Unbound

Stuart Woods

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"In the wake of a personal tragedy, former CIA operative Teddy Fay--now a successful Hollywood film producer known as Billy Barnett--takes a leave of absence to travel and grieve, and lands in Santa Fe in the company of his friends Stone Barrington and...

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Sunday silence by Nicci French

Sunday silence

Nicci French

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"Lover of London, gifted psychologist, frequent police consultant -- Frieda Klein is many things. And now she's a person of interest in a murder case. A body has been discovered in the most unlikely and horrifying of places: beneath the floorboards of...

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Uncorking a lie by Nadine Nettmann

Uncorking a lie

Nadine Nettmann

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It was the kind of invitation sommelier Katie Stillwell had only dreamed about: a dinner party at the Sonoma mansion of famed wine collector Paul Rafferty to celebrate a rare bottle. Everyone enjoys drinking the $19,000 wine, but Katie realizes it's not...

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A tangled yarn by Betty Hechtman

A tangled yarn

Betty Hechtman

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Casey Feldstein has her hands full with preparations at the Vista Del Mar hotel on the scenic Monterey Peninsula as another yarn retreat begins. The retreaters will be thrown for a loop this time, learning the trendy art of arm knitting and finger crocheting....

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Once upon a spine by Kate Carlisle

Once upon a spine

Kate Carlisle

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Carlisle's discursive 11th Bibliophile mystery (after 2016's Books of a Feather) finds bookbinder and heiress Brooklyn Wainwright coveting a rare edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in a San Francisco book shop. But her main concern is the imminent...

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The wanted by Robert Crais

The wanted

Robert Crais

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It seemed like a simple case, before the bodies started piling up. When single-mother Devon Connor hires Elvis Cole, it's because her troubled teenage son Tyson is flashing cash and she's afraid he's dealing drugs. But the truth is devastatingly different....

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The child finder by Rene Denfeld

The child finder

Rene Denfeld

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"Three years ago Madison Culver went missing at the age of five while looking for a Christmas tree with her family. Private investigator Naomi Cottle continues the investigation and believes that Madison's disappearance can only be the result of an abduction....

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The ghost of Christmas past by Rhys Bowen

The ghost of Christmas past

Rhys Bowen

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"Semi-retired private detective Molly Murphy Sullivan is suffering from depression after a miscarriage following her adventure in San Francisco during the earthquake of 1906. She and her husband, Daniel, are invited for Christmas at a mansion on the Hudson,...

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The Michaelmas murders by Mandy Morton

The Michaelmas murders

Mandy Morton

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"As the town's annual flower and produce show approaches, it's all doom and bloom up on the allotments, with prize vegetables going missing and a dead body on Bonny Grub's onion patch. Baronial landowner Fluff Wither-Fork is beside herself and calls in...

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This side of murder by Anna Lee Huber

This side of murder

Anna Lee Huber

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England, 1919. Verity Kent's grief over the loss of her husband pierces anew when she receives a cryptic letter, suggesting her beloved Sidney may have committed treason before his untimely death. Determined to dull her pain with revelry, Verity's first...

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The people vs. Alex Cross by James Patterson

The people vs. Alex Cross

James Patterson

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"Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law -- until he's charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood. Now Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they'e above the law....

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Sleep no more by P. D. James

Sleep no more

P. D. James

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"A holiday gift for all P.D. James fans to stand alongside her bestselling The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories: six previously uncollected stories from the beloved "Queen of Crime"--Swift, cunning murder mysteries from throughout her extraordinary...

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As dark as my fur by Clea Simon

As dark as my fur

Clea Simon

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"A seemingly routine case becomes something darker and deeper for novice private investigator Care and her feline companion, Blackie. Blackie does not trust Care's new client, factory owner Mr. Gravitz, who has hired the young PI to shadow one of his...

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Betrayed by Karen E. Olson

Betrayed

Karen E. Olson

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"Framed for ordering a hit on mobster Tony DeMarco, Tina Adler is forced to re-enter the shadowy world of computer hacking she thought she'd left behind. In order to clear her name, she reluctantly joins an FBI team led by her old flame, Zeke Chapman,...

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Worthless remains by Peter Helton

Worthless remains

Peter Helton

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"Chris Honeysett's latest assignment - babysitting TV archaeologist Guy Middleton during filming at an aging rock star's mansion near Bath - seems straightforward enough. It turns out to be anything but. While his brief is to protect Guy from over-eager...

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False diamond by Veronica Heley

False diamond

Veronica Heley

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"The fake diamond in Dilys Holland's engagement ring implies that all is not well in her marriage. Which turns out to be the case - as Bea Abbot discovers that Dilys and her little girl live in fear of her abusive husband, Benton. Benton wants Bea to...

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An unjust judge by Cora Harrison

An unjust judge

Cora Harrison

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"An unfairly harsh judge meets a gruesome end in the latest intriguing Burren mystery. It was a macabre ending for an unjust judge: his throat slit by a sharp knife; his body stuffed into a lobster pot and left beneath a powerful jet of water shooting...

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Cry of the children by J. M. Gregson

Cry of the children

J. M. Gregson

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"When seven-year-old Lucy Gibson disappears into thin air at the local funfair, Chief Superintendent Lambert, along with DS Bert Hook and DS Ruth David have a race against time to discover who took the young girl - and to prevent more children from going...

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Retribution by Anthea Fraser

Retribution

Anthea Fraser

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"Biographer Rona Parish is keen to finish her series on successful single mothers for local glossy magazine, Chiltern Life and interviewing the mysterious and intriguing Nicole Summers should finish off the series nicely. But on one of her visits to Nicole's...

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A little death by A. J. (Forensic psychologist) Cross

A little death

A. J. (Forensic psychologist) Cross

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"When, a year after she went missing, the body of 19-year-old student Elizabeth Williams is discovered in a field near her college, Dr Kate Hanson and her colleagues are faced with a seemingly impossible challenge. The badly decomposed remains are offering...

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Dead with the wind by Miranda James

Dead with the wind

Miranda James

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"An'gel and Dickce Ducote tend to stay put in Athena, Mississippi, but a wedding is a good reason to say a temporary farewell to Charlie Harris's cat Diesel and go visit relatives. But while their stay in Louisiana is scorching hot, the atmosphere at...

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Purged by Peter Laws

Purged

Peter Laws

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Matt Hunter lost his faith a long time ago. Formerly a minister, now a professor of sociology, he's writing a book that debunks the Christian faith while assisting the police with religiously motivated crimes. On holiday with his family in Oxfordshire,...

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The house on Cold Hill by Peter James

The house on Cold Hill

Peter James

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Moving from the heart of Brighton and Hove to the Sussex countryside is a big undertaking for born townies, Ollie Harcourt, his wife, Caro, and their 12-year-old daughter, Jade. But when they view Cold Hill House - a huge, dilapidated, Georgian mansion...

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Plummet by Brandilyn Collins

Plummet

Brandilyn Collins

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"Cara Westling, a newcomer to the small town of Payton, Idaho, is grateful she's landed employment with the highly respected J.L. Larrett. A victim of abuse both from her father and ex-husband, Cara is struggling to build her own self esteem-and a new...

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Murder in the Lincoln White House by Colleen Gleason

Murder in the Lincoln White House

Colleen Gleason

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"March 4, 1861: On the day of Abraham Lincoln's inauguration, the air is charged with hope and apprehension. The last thing anyone wants is any sort of hitch in the proceedings--let alone murder! Fortunately the president has young Adam Quinn by his side...

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The Paris spy by Susan Elia MacNeal

The Paris spy

Susan Elia MacNeal

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"Maggie Hope has come a long way since serving as a typist for Winston Churchill. Now she's working undercover for the Special Operations Executive in the elegant but eerily silent city of Paris, where SS officers prowl the streets in their Mercedes and...

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Fast and loose by Stuart Woods

Fast and loose

Stuart Woods

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"Stone Barrington is enjoying a boating excursion off the Maine coast when a chance encounter leaves him somewhat the worse for wear. Always able to find the silver lining in even the unhappiest circumstances, Stone is pleased to discover that the authors...

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Your killin' heart by Peggy O'Neal Peden

Your killin' heart

Peggy O'Neal Peden

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"Contrary to popular belief, not everyone in Nashville is an aspiring country music star. Campbell Hall, for one, just wants to get her travel agency off the ground and move on from a break-up. But when she gets the opportunity to visit the mansion of...

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Decanting a murder by Nadine Nettmann

Decanting a murder

Nadine Nettmann

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"Can Katie Solve a Case of Chateau Murdeaux? Katie Stillwell focuses on two things in her life: work and practicing for Sommelier Certification with her blind tasting group. The exam was supposed to be the hardest part of her week, but that was before...

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Pudding up with murder by Julia Buckley

Pudding up with murder

Julia Buckley

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"Customers trust Lilah Drake to keep her mouthwatering meals under wraps, but when a millionaire meets his untimely end, some sinister secrets become the main course ... Spring is right around the corner, and with the warmer temperatures come plenty of...

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Best day ever by Kaira Sturdivant Rouda

Best day ever

Kaira Sturdivant Rouda

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"Paul Strom's perfect life includes a career as an advertising executive, a beautiful wife, two healthy boys, and a big house in a wealthy suburb. But driving to a romantic weekend with his wife, Mia, at their lake house, a spike of tension begins to...

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Righteous by Joe Ide

Righteous

Joe Ide

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"Ten years ago, when Isaiah Quintabe was just a boy, his beloved brother was killed by an unknown assailant. The unsolved crime has gnawed at his gut and kept him up nights, boiling with anger and thoughts of revenge. The search for the killer sent him...

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House. Tree. Person. by Catriona McPherson

House. Tree. Person.

Catriona McPherson

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"Ali McGovern, the mentally unstable narrator of this unsettling thriller set in Scotland from Edgar-finalist McPherson (Quiet Neighbors), manages to land a well-paying job at Howell Hall, a psychiatric hospital in the Galloway countryside, despite her...

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Trace by Archer Mayor

Trace

Archer Mayor

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"The Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI) has been pulled onto three cases at the same time; meanwhile, VBI head Joe Gunther has to take time off to care for his ailing mother. Those cases are now in the hands of the individual investigators. Sammie...

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That last weekend by Laura A. H. DiSilverio

That last weekend

Laura A. H. DiSilverio

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"Every year for a decade, five college friends spent a weekend together at the atmospheric Chateau du Cygne Noir. Then, tragedy struck. Ten years later, Laurel Muir returns to the castle for the first time since the accident, hoping to reconnect with...

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A just clause by Lorna Barrett

A just clause

Lorna Barrett

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"Tricia Miles, mystery bookstore owner and amateur sleuth, is in for a surprise when her ne'er-do-well father, John, comes to town--and promptly becomes a prime suspect in the murder of a woman with her own scandalous past. Even Tricia's faith in the...

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The woman from Prague by Rob (Fiction writer) author. Hart

The woman from Prague

Rob (Fiction writer) author. Hart

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"Amateur private investigator Ash McKenna finds himself in a strange city, outmatched, hunted, and trapped in a dangerous game where nobody is what they seem."--

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Dangerous illusions by Irene Hannon

Dangerous illusions

Irene Hannon

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"Detective Colin Flynn investigates a tragic death that's been linked to a grieving woman with apparent memory loss, but it quickly becomes clear there's more to the case--and the woman--than meets the eye"--

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Murder in the bowery by Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

Murder in the bowery

Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

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Frank Malloy's latest client is the well-dressed Will Bert. He's searching for his brother, a newsboy named Freddie, so he can share his new financial good fortune. Frank makes quick work of the case and locates Freddie, but a happy reunion between brothers...

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Sticks and bones by Carolyn Haines

Sticks and bones

Carolyn Haines

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"Southern belle turned private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney digs into a cold case when a film crew comes to Zinnia, Mississippi, and hires her to discover the absolute truth about the death of a prominent family's son five years earlier. She soon...

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The trapped girl by Robert Dugoni

The trapped girl

Robert Dugoni

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"When a woman's body is discovered submerged in a crab pot in the chilly waters of Puget Sound, Detective Tracy Crosswhite finds herself with a tough case to untangle. Before they can identify the killer, Tracy and her colleagues on the Seattle PD's Violent...

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The driver by Hart Hanson

The driver

Hart Hanson

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"Michael Skellig is a limo driver waiting for his client in the alley behind an upscale hotel. He's spent the past twenty-eight hours ferrying around Bismarck Avila, a celebrity skateboard mogul who isn't going home any time soon. Suddenly the wind begins...

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I know a secret by Tess Gerritsen

I know a secret

Tess Gerritsen

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"The crime scene is unlike any that Detective Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles have ever before encountered. The woman lies in apparently peaceful repose on her bed, and Maura finds no apparent cause of death, but there is no doubt the woman is...

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The enemy within by Edward Marston

The enemy within

Edward Marston

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Pentonville Prison, 1917. Wally Hubbard is serving a long sentence for arson. But after befriending and tricking one of the officers, Hubbard makes an audacious escape. Inspector Marmion, the detective who arrested Hubbard, is warned to watch his back,...

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A Cotswold casebook by Rebecca Tope

A Cotswold casebook

Rebecca Tope

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Set in the rolling hills and villages of the Cotswolds and brimming with intrigue, this collection of short stories features familiar characters and places from her popular mystery novels. A suspicious funeral, a fatal encounter at a garden centre of...

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The track of sand by Andrea Camilleri

The track of sand

Andrea Camilleri

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Inspector Salvatore Montalbano wakes one morning to find a gruesomely bludgeoned horse carcass in front of his seaside home - but when his men come to investigate, it has disappeared, leaving only a trail in the sand. Soon Rachele Esterman, a beautiful...

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By whose hand? by Fletcher Flora

By whose hand?

Fletcher Flora

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Guy Butler, Rex Tye and Ellis Kinder have three things in common. They're all nicknamed 'Curly', have all slept with Avis Pisano, and none of them love her. But now Avis is pregnant and desperate. She doesn't realize that Curly will stop at nothing to...

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The missing newlyweds by Steven Fox

The missing newlyweds

Steven Fox

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Sergeant Sam Holmes and Doctor Jamie Watson have been given what should be a simple case of finding a couple of newlyweds and their limo driver, who disappeared between their wedding reception venue and hotel. Holmes and Watson are puzzled as to why they...

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Sometimes they die by Tony Gleeson

Sometimes they die

Tony Gleeson

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Detective Frank Vandegraf is familiar with acts of random violence during the committing of a crime; but the street robbery and death of a shady attorney gives him pause, as the victim seems to have been universally despised. As he struggles to make sense...

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The body in the car park by Geraldine Ryan

The body in the car park

Geraldine Ryan

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More crimes for Casey Clunes to solve. A body is found in a multi-storey car park, and by the sound of it, the deceased has antagonised any number of people... When a horse bolts at the local riding stables, and the body of a young girl is found, it looks...

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Lord James Harrington and the winter mystery by Lynn Florkiewicz

Lord James Harrington and the winter mystery

Lynn Florkiewicz

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1957. Lord James Harrington and his wife, Beth, run a country hotel in the village of Cavendish, deep in the heart of West Sussex. James and Beth are discussing the latest Cavendish Players production, The Devil Incarnate, when their cleaner informs them...

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Blackwater by James Henry

Blackwater

James Henry

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January 1983, Colchester CID: A new year brings new resolutions for Detective Inspector Nicholas Lowry. With one eye on his approaching fortieth birthday, he has given up his two greatest vices: smoking, and the police boxing team. WPC Jane Gabriel is...

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The woman in the water by Will Barton

The woman in the water

Will Barton

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Bath, 1761: When the body of a woman is found in the River Avon, the authorities quickly declare it is merely a nameless pauper who committed suicide. However, maidservant Lizzie Yeo is worried; she hasn't seen her friend, Nancy, for a while. Intent on...

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Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian lions by Mario Giordano

Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian lions

Mario Giordano

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Auntie Poldi can think of no finer place to wait for death than Sicily. All she asks is a sea view, fine wine (and plenty of it) and her family close around. But when death instead comes for her handsome young friend Valentino - and under mysterious circumstances...

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The intrusions by Stav Sherez

The intrusions

Stav Sherez

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When a distressed young woman arrives at the station claiming her friend has been abducted, and that the man threatened to come back and 'claim her next', Detectives Carrigan and Miller are thrust into a terrifying new world of stalking and obsession....

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She be damned by M. J. author. Tjia

She be damned

M. J. author. Tjia

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London, 1863: Prostitutes in the Waterloo area are turning up dead, their sexual organs mutilated and removed. When another girl goes missing, fears grow that the killer may have claimed their latest victim. The police are at a loss, and so it falls to...

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Night fall by Frank Smith

Night fall

Frank Smith

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The discovery of the body of local photographer Billy Travis leads Detective Inspector Neil Paget into one of the most frustrating cases of his career. The dead man had fallen fifty feet from a bridge onto the railway tracks below. The fact that the corpse...

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Nasty cutter by Tim O'Mara

Nasty cutter

Tim O'Mara

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When his father's former law partner, Marty Stover, is murdered, ex-cop turned schoolteacher Raymond Donne fights his old police instincts and vows not to interfere. Then the family of one of his students gets dangerously close to the investigation. Has...

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Pale guardian by Barbara Hambly

Pale guardian

Barbara Hambly

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"The vampires call them 'The Others'. Neither living nor dead, the revenants are mindless and unstoppable - and in the carnage of the First World War, governments already running short of men to throw into battle might be very interested in soldiers who...

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Murder in a Cornish alehouse by Kathy Lynn Emerson

Murder in a Cornish alehouse

Kathy Lynn Emerson

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June, 1584. On hearing news of the sudden death of her stepfather, Sir Walter Pendennis, Rosamond Jaffrey must leave London for Cornwall to look after the interests of her young half-brother and try to mend her strained relationship with their mother....

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A rustle of silk by Alys Clare

A rustle of silk

Alys Clare

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Attempting to establish himself as a physician in 1603 Devon, former ship's surgeon Gabriel Taverner is called to examine a body found beside the river and discovers the death may be linked to darker aspects of Plymouth's lucrative silk trade.

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Mrs Pargeter's public relations by Simon Brett

Mrs Pargeter's public relations

Simon Brett

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"It is her characteristic generosity rather than her love of animals that finds Mrs Pargeter supporting her friend, Jasmine Angold, at a charity reception for PhiliPussies, whose worthy aim is to rehabilitate stray cats from the Greek island of Atmos...

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The case of the curious cook by Cathy Ace

The case of the curious cook

Cathy Ace

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Henry Devereaux Twyst, eighteenth duke of Chellingworth, is terribly worried about the books in the lower library... so much so, he invites a local bookseller and antiquarian to examine and restore them. When the man in question mentions to Althea there...

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Death in Devon by Ian Sansom

Death in Devon

Ian Sansom

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"Swanton Morley, the People's Professor, sets off for Devon to continue his history of England, The County Guides. Morley's daughter Miriam and his assistant Stephen Sefton pack up the Lagonda for a trip to the English Riviera. Morley has been invited...

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Two for one by Barry Day

Two for one

Barry Day

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In the city of Los Angeles, there's no private detective quite like Jack Watson. A tough-as-nails gumshoe, he's made a reputation as the kind of sleuth who will take any case, no matter how sleazy or small. He's in the middle of a particularly nasty divorce...

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Justice buried by Patricia Bradley

Justice buried

Patricia Bradley

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In an effort to get her security consulting business off the ground, Kelsey Allen has been spending a lot of time up in the air, rappelling down buildings and climbing through windows to show business owners their vulnerabilities to thieves. When she...

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Fatal frost by Karen MacInerney

Fatal frost

Karen MacInerney

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"When the sheriff arrests one of Lucy Resnick's best friends, the former reporter starts investigating. She finds a patchwork of clues that draws her deep into a web of small-town secrets. When the killer learns Lucy is on the trail, Lucy needs more than...

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A nest of vipers by Andrea Camilleri

A nest of vipers

Andrea Camilleri

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"Montalbano investigates the death of the wealthy Cosimo Barletta in a case that involves a ring of mistresses and family secrets."--

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The unquiet grave by Sharyn McCrumb

The unquiet grave

Sharyn McCrumb

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Lakin, West Virginia, 1930. Following a suicide attempt and consigned to a segregated insane asylum, attorney James P.D. Gardner finds himself under the care of Dr. James Boozer. Fresh out of medical school, Dr. Boozer is eager to try the new talking...

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Hawke's prey by Reavis Z. Wortham

Hawke's prey

Reavis Z. Wortham

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"When a merciless gang of terrorists take over a Texas courthouse, Texas Ranger Sonny Hawke tries to stop their plot to subvert the U.S. government by taking out the terrorists one at a time and freeing the hostages, among whom are the daughter of a U.S....

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Fall from grace by David Ashton

Fall from grace

David Ashton

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A burglary and murder at the home of Sir Thomas Bouch, the enigmatic architect of the ill-fated Tay Bridge, sets Inspector James McLevy off on a trail of brutal killings, lethal liaisons, and a double suicide that leads to a violent encounter with an...

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Crash land by Doug Johnstone

Crash land

Doug Johnstone

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After staying with his grandmother Ingrid on the Orkney Islands, Finn is now sitting in the departure lounge of Kirkwall Airport, eager to head back to his mainland life of university and relationship problems. Then he meets Maddie - a sophisticated and...

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The female detective by Andrew Forrester

The female detective

Andrew Forrester

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London, 1860s: Mrs. Gladden's friends suppose her an innocent dressmaker. But she is in fact a private detective, fiercely dedicated to her trade, and an expert at moving undercover in both high society and the criminal underworld. Not only accomplished...

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A Cornish betrayal by Rena George

A Cornish betrayal

Rena George

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When Loveday inherits the ruins of a remote clifftop cottage, her delight is marred by the mysterious disappearance of a young man from his narrowboat on a Cornish creek. Since he's a chum of her friends, Keri and Ben, she naturally wants to help. But...

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Shadows and sins by Andrea Frazer

Shadows and sins

Andrea Frazer

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The body of a woman has been discovered in Castle Farthing Woods, and it appears that although she had been dead for years, nobody had ever reported her missing. DI Harry Falconer of the Market Darley police is perplexed - and not only in his working...

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Death before wicket by Kerry Greenwood

Death before wicket

Kerry Greenwood

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Abduction, intrigue and death - it's just not cricket! Phryne Fisher has plans for her Sydney sojourn - a few days at the test match, a little sightseeing and the Artist's Ball with an up-and-coming young modernist. But these plans begin to go awry when...

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Phantom by Roy Lewis

Phantom

Roy Lewis

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Newcastle based lawyer Eric Ward is surprised when an important local shipping firm, Goldwaters, pay him a large retainer to do some work for them. A Goldwaters' ship, the Sierra Nova, has been 'arrested' and is unable to leave the port. The reason given...

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The time to kill by Mason Cross

The time to kill

Mason Cross

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It's been five years since Carter Blake parted ways with top-secret government operation Winterlong. They brokered a deal at the time: he'd keep quiet about what they were doing, and in return he'd be left alone. But news that one of Blake's old allies,...

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The lies within by Jane Isaac

The lies within

Jane Isaac

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Grace Daniels is distraught after her daughter's body is found in a Leicestershire country lane. With her family falling apart and the investigation going nowhere, her only solace is the re-emergence of Faye, an old friend who seems to understand her...

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Soot by Andrew Martin

Soot

Andrew Martin

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York, 1798: An artist is found murdered in his home, stabbed with the tools of his trade: a pair of scissors. The people depicted in the final six shades, or silhouettes, made by him become the key suspects - but who are they, and where are they to be...

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Cold steal by Quentin Bates

Cold steal

Quentin Bates

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A successful housebreaker who leaves no traces and no clues as he strips Reykjavik homes of their valuables has been a thorn in the police's side for months. But when one night the thief breaks into the wrong house, he finds himself caught in a trap,...

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Bright shiny things by Barbara Nadel

Bright shiny things

Barbara Nadel

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Out of the blue, private investigator and ex-soldier Lee Arnold receives a visit from an old army mate. Abbas al'Barri worked as a translator with him during the Second Iraq War. Now living in Ilford with his family, Abbas is convinced that he's had a...

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The last act of Hattie Hoffman by Mindy Mejia

The last act of Hattie Hoffman

Mindy Mejia

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17-year-old Hattie Hoffman is a talented actress, loved by everyone in her Minnesotan hometown. So when she's found stabbed to death on the opening night of her school play, the tragedy rips through the fabric of the community. Local sheriff Del Goodman,...

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Block 46 by Johana Gustawsson

Block 46

Johana Gustawsson

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Falkenberg, Sweden. Chief Inspector Bergstrom discovers the naked and frozen corpse of a woman on the beach of Olofsbo. London. Renowned profiler, the tenebrous Emily Roy investigates a series of murders of children whose savagely mutilated bodies are...

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The hanging club by Tony Parsons

The hanging club

Tony Parsons

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A band of vigilante executioners roam London's hot summer nights, abducting evil men and hanging them by the neck until dead. Sentenced to death is the gang member who groomed and abused dozens of vulnerable girls; the wealthy drunk driver who mowed down...

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