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The body on the train by Frances Brody

The body on the train

Frances Brody

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"London, 1929. In the darkness before dawn, a London railway porter discovers a man's body as he unloads a special goods train from Yorkshire, all means of identification stripped away. Hitting a dead end, Scotland Yard call on indomitable sleuth Kat...

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A burning by Megha Majumdar

A burning

Megha Majumdar

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"After a fiery attack on a train leaves 104 people dead, the fates of three people become inextricably entangled. Jivan, a bright, striving woman from the slums looking for a way out of poverty, is wrongly accused of planning the attack because of a ...

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Safe by S. K. Barnett

Safe

S. K. Barnett

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"A kidnapped girl returns home after twelve years away--but coming home may not be as easy as she thought in this roller coaster ride of lies, betrayal, and secrets that just might be the twistiest thriller you'll read all year. Jenny Kristal was six...

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Seven lies by Elizabeth (Novelist) Kay

Seven lies

Elizabeth (Novelist) Kay

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"Jane and Marnie have been inseparable since they were eleven. Growing up, they shared everything, they knew the other's deepest secrets, and they wouldn't have had it any other way. Jane was always happiest when it was just the two of them; in fact,...

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Hush by James Patterson

Hush

James Patterson

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"Detective Harriet Blue is in prison. For murder. But now Deputy Police Commissioner Joe Woods is offering her a 'get out of jail free' card. His daughter Tonya and her two-year-old child are missing and he needs Harry's expertise - and willingness to...

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The Summer House by James Patterson

The Summer House

James Patterson

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"For seven unsuspecting victims, death comes in the dark. Once a luxurious getaway for a wealthy Southern family, the Summer House has long since fallen into disrepair. Its fall from grace is complete when it becomes the scene of a horrific mass murd...

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The persuasion by Iris Johansen

The persuasion

Iris Johansen

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"Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan and ex-Navy Seal Joe Quinn are about to give Seth Caleb their trust for the most important duty of his life: keeping their daughter, Jane, safe at any cost. Because Jane's talent as an artist has brought her to the attention...

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Who speaks for the damned by C. S. Harris

Who speaks for the damned

C. S. Harris

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"Sebastian St. Cyr investigates the mysterious life and death of a nobleman accused of murder in this enthralling new historical mystery from the USA Today bestselling author of Why Kill the Innocent ... It's June 1814, and the royal families of Aust...

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The safety net by Andrea Camilleri

The safety net

Andrea Camilleri

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"Vigàta is bustling as the new filming location for a Swedish television series set in 1950. In the production frenzy, the director asks the locals to track down movies and vintage photos to faithfully recreate the air of Vigata in that time. Engineer...

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Gone with the whisker by Laurie Cass

Gone with the whisker

Laurie Cass

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"It's the summer season in Chilson, Michigan, and the town is packed with tourists ready for a fabulous Fourth of July fireworks show. Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, have spent a busy day on the bookmobile, delivering good cheer and great...

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Gone by midnight by Candice Fox

Gone by midnight

Candice Fox

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"They left four children safe upstairs. They came back to three. On the fifth floor of the White Caps Hotel, four young boys are left alone while their parents dine downstairs. But when one of the parents checks on the children at midnight, they discover...

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Above the bay of angels by Rhys Bowen

Above the bay of angels

Rhys Bowen

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"A single twist of fate puts a servant girl to work in Queen Victoria's royal kitchen, setting off a suspenseful, historical mystery ... Isabella Waverly only means to comfort the woman felled on a London street. In her final dying moments, she thrusts...

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A good marriage by Kimberly McCreight

A good marriage

Kimberly McCreight

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"When Amanda, the gorgeous wife of start-up millionaire Zach Grayson, is discovered dead at the bottom of the stairs in her stately Brooklyn brownstone, her husband is immediately fingered as the primary suspect. Zach calls Lizzie, his law school cla...

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Bombshell by Stuart Woods

Bombshell

Stuart Woods

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"Teddy Fay is back in Hollywood and caught in two tricky situations. First, a rising star at Centurion becomes the target of malicious gossip, and Teddy must find and neutralize the source before the situation gets out of hand - or becomes violent. At...

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Points of danger by Edward Marston

Points of danger

Edward Marston

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The death of me by M. J. author. Tjia

The death of me

M. J. author. Tjia

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A death overseas by Caroline Dunford

A death overseas

Caroline Dunford

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Leverage in death by J. D. Robb

Leverage in death

J. D. Robb

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Smoke and mirrors by Elly Griffiths

Smoke and mirrors

Elly Griffiths

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Just my luck by Adele Parks

Just my luck

Adele Parks

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Three hours by Rosamund Lupton

Three hours

Rosamund Lupton

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Keep him close by Emily Koch

Keep him close

Emily Koch

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The burial circle by Kate Ellis

The burial circle

Kate Ellis

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Blood orange by Harriet Tyce

Blood orange

Harriet Tyce

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"Alison has it all. A doting husband, adorable daughter, and a career on the rise--she's just been given her first murder case to defend. But all is never as it seems ... Just one more night. Then I'll end it. Alison drinks too much. She's neglecting...

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Mosaic by Caro Ramsay

Mosaic

Caro Ramsay

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"Megan Melvick has returned home after a three-year absence to visit her dying sister, Melissa, for the last time. As she approaches the grand Scottish country estate where she grew up, the memories come flooding back. Just what did happen on the night...

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Death in a desert land by Andrew Wilson

Death in a desert land

Andrew Wilson

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"Fresh from solving the gruesome murder of a British agent in the Canary Islands, mystery writer Agatha Christie receives a letter from a family who believe their late daughter met with foul play. Before Gertrude Bell overdosed on sleeping medication,...

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A silent stabbing by Alyssa Maxwell

A silent stabbing

Alyssa Maxwell

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"Eva is excited for a visit from her sister Alice, who lives in Suffolk with her husband and three children. But when Alice arrives alone, desiring a break from her family, Eva becomes concerned. Her dismay deepens as Alice starts spending time with a...

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The ice maid's tail by Mandy Morton

The ice maid's tail

Mandy Morton

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"The town is gripped by a big freeze, and blizzard after blizzard has engulfed the feline community, leaving shops and businesses snowbound. Hettie Bagshot and her sidekick, Tilly Jenkins, have found sanctuary by their fireside but soon they are bucketed...

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Silenced for good by Alex Coombs

Silenced for good

Alex Coombs

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The wife and the widow by Christian White

The wife and the widow

Christian White

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Who we were by Ber Carroll

Who we were

Ber Carroll

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In the clearing by J. P. author. Pomare

In the clearing

J. P. author. Pomare

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The Diabolical Club by Stevyn Colgan

The Diabolical Club

Stevyn Colgan

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Now you see them by Elly Griffiths

Now you see them

Elly Griffiths

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The scent of death by Simon Beckett

The scent of death

Simon Beckett

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The Staveley suspect by Rebecca Tope

The Staveley suspect

Rebecca Tope

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Under attack by Edward Marston

Under attack

Edward Marston

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The Department of Sensitive Crimes by Alexander McCall Smith

The Department of Sensitive Crimes

Alexander McCall Smith

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The assistant by S. K. Tremayne

The assistant

S. K. Tremayne

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A secret life by Christobel Kent

A secret life

Christobel Kent

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The night raids by Jim Kelly

The night raids

Jim Kelly

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The new husband by Daniel Palmer

The new husband

Daniel Palmer

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"Nina Garrity learned that the hard way after discovering that her missing husband, Glen, had been leading a double life with another woman. But Glen's gone--presumably drowned while fishing on his boat--so she can't confront him about the affair or any...

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Deadly anniversaries

Deadly anniversaries

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"Deadly Anniversaries celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Mystery Writers of America with a collection of stories from some of the top names in crime fiction."--Provided by publisher.

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Pretty as a picture by Elizabeth Little

Pretty as a picture

Elizabeth Little

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"Marissa Dahl, a shy but successful film editor, travels to a small island off the coast of Delaware to work with the legendary--and legendarily demanding--director Tony Rees on a feature film with a familiar logline. Some girl dies. It's not much to...

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Robert B. Parker's Grudge match by Mike Lupica

Robert B. Parker's Grudge match

Mike Lupica

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"Robert B. Parker’s beloved PI Sunny Randall returns on a case that blurs the line between friend and foe … and if Sunny can’t tell the difference, the consequences may be deadly. When Sunny’s long-time gangster associate Tony Marcus comes to her for...

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Heart of junk by Luke Geddes

Heart of junk

Luke Geddes

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"The city of Wichita, Kansas, is wracked with panic over the abduction of toddler pageant princess Lindy Bobo. However, the dealers at The Heart of America Antique Mall are too preoccupied by their own neurotic compulsions to take much notice. Postca...

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Little secrets by Jennifer Hillier

Little secrets

Jennifer Hillier

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"All it takes to unravel a life is one little secret ... Marin had the perfect life. Married to her college sweetheart, she owns a chain of upscale hair salons, and Derek runs his own company. They're admired in their community and are a loving family...

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The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James

The Sun Down Motel

Simone St. James

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"The secrets lurking in a rundown roadside motel ensnare a young woman, just as they did her aunt thirty-five years before, in this new atmospheric suspense novel from the national bestselling and award-winning author of The Broken Girls. Upstate NY,...

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Alone in the wild by Kelley Armstrong

Alone in the wild

Kelley Armstrong

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"Every season in Rockton seems to bring a new challenge. At least that's what Detective Casey Duncan has felt since she decided to call this place home. Between all the secretive residents, the sometimes-hostile settlers outside, and the surrounding....

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The last trial by Scott Turow

The last trial

Scott Turow

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"At 85 years old, Alejandro 'Sandy' Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer with his health failing but spirit intact, is on the brink of retirement. But when his old friend Dr. Kiril Pafko, a former Nobel Prize winner in Medicine, is faced with charges of...

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Fair warning by Michael Connelly

Fair warning

Michael Connelly

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"Veteran reporter Jack McEvoy has taken down killers before, but when a woman he had a one-night stand with is murdered in a particularly brutal way, McEvoy realizes he might be facing a criminal mind unlike any he's ever encountered. McEvoy investigates...

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The 20th victim by James Patterson

The 20th victim

James Patterson

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"Three cities. Three bullets. Three victims. Simultaneous murders hit LA, Chicago and San Francisco. SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer is tasked with uncovering what links these precise and calculated killings. Lindsay discovers that the victims all excel ...

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The wife stalker by Liv Constantine

The wife stalker

Liv Constantine

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"Breezing into the upscale seaside paradise of Westport, Connecticut, gorgeous thirtysomething Piper Reynard sets down roots, opening a rehab and wellness space and joining a local yacht club. When she meets Leo Drakos, a handsome, successful lawyer,...

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The goodbye man by Jeffery Deaver

The goodbye man

Jeffery Deaver

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"In the wilderness of Washington State, expert tracker Colter Shaw has located two young men accused of a terrible hate crime. But when his pursuit takes a shocking and tragic turn, Shaw becomes desperate to discover what went so horribly wrong and if...

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Tell me no lies by Shelley Noble

Tell me no lies

Shelley Noble

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"Lady Dunbridge was not about to let a little thing like the death of her husband ruin her social life. She's come to New York City, ready to take the dazzling world of Gilded Age Manhattan by storm. The social events of the summer have been amusing but...

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In the shadow of Vesuvius by Tasha Alexander

In the shadow of Vesuvius

Tasha Alexander

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"In skillfully intertwined storylines from the dawn of the twentieth century and the heyday of the Roman Empire, Tasha Alexander's bestselling series brings Lady Emily and her husband to Pompeii, where they uncover a recent crime in the ancient city....

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Something read, something dead by Eva Gates

Something read, something dead

Eva Gates

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"Winter falls on North Carolina's Outer Banks as Lucy Richardson and her friends joyfully help her favorite cousin, Josie O'Malley, plan her wedding. The owner and head baker of Josie's Cozy Bakery and her fiancé, chef Jake Greenblatt, want a small, ...

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A curio killing by Mary Ellen Hughes

A curio killing

Mary Ellen Hughes

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"Callie Reed is looking forward to her first Keepsake Cove spring festival. But her excitement dims considerably when she learns that her ex-boyfriend, Hank, will be performing with one of the hired country-western bands. Callie vows to keep her distance,...

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A deadly feast by Lucy Burdette

A deadly feast

Lucy Burdette

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"Key West food critic Hayley Snow scents something fishy when a customer falls stone-crab cold dead on a seafood tasting tour. Thanksgiving is nearly here, and Key West food critic Hayley Snow has just one more assignment to put to bed for Key Zest m...

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Deadly diaries by C. E. Waterman

Deadly diaries

C. E. Waterman

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"Maggie Schreiber finds her Aunt Esther murdered in the quiet neighborhood of Pinon Heights. In order to deal with her loss, Maggie begins to read Aunt Esther's diaries, but before she gets far, most of the books are stolen. Then, her sister is attacked,...

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Miss Julia knows a thing or two by Ann B. Ross

Miss Julia knows a thing or two

Ann B. Ross

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"In this latest installment of the Miss Julia series, Miss Julia has decided to stop meddling in other peoples' lives. But soon she is called on to help when Mildred's grandchild, whom she has never met, shows up unexpectedly. Miss Julia has experience...

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The stolen gold affair by Bill Pronzini

The stolen gold affair

Bill Pronzini

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"Despite the fact that his wedding is right around the corner, John Quincannon takes on what may be his riskiest assignment: going undercover into a gold mine to ferret out a gang hijacking high-grade ore before it reaches the surface ... John discovers...

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One fatal flaw by Anne Perry

One fatal flaw

Anne Perry

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"It is 1910 and a warehouse fire on the banks of the Thames has left one criminal dead and another charged with his murder. Convinced of his innocence, Jessie Beale begs barrister Daniel Pitt to defend the accused. It's a hopeless case - unless Daniel...

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The hollows by Jess Montgomery

The hollows

Jess Montgomery

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"Ohio, 1926: For many years, the underground railroad track in Moonvale Tunnel has been used as a short cut through the Appalachian hills. When an elderly woman is killed walking along the tracks, the brakeman tells tales of seeing a ghostly female f...

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Dead end by Nancy Mehl

Dead end

Nancy Mehl

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"When a body is discovered in a field in Iowa, the police uncover fourteen additional corpses, some from twenty years ago, others from the recent past. The remains point to a serial killer with an MO the authorities have seen before – Ed Oliphant, a man...

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The subject of malice by Cynthia G. Kuhn

The subject of malice

Cynthia G. Kuhn

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"The organizers have rustled up plenty of surprises for the literary conference at Tattered Star Ranch. But the murder of an influential scholar wasn't on the program--someone has clearly taken the theme of Malice in the Mountains to heart. This shocking...

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A bad day for Sunshine by Darynda Jones

A bad day for Sunshine

Darynda Jones

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"Sheriff Sunshine Vicram finds her cup o' joe more than half full when the small village of Del Sol, New Mexico, becomes the center of national attention for a kidnapper on the loose. Del Sol, New Mexico is known for three things: its fry-an-egg-on-t...

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Poppy Harmon and the hung jury by Lee Hollis

Poppy Harmon and the hung jury

Lee Hollis

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"If Poppy didn't believe she was in too deep as the only female juror in a high-profile assault case involving an infamously hot-tempered crooner, she's sure of it upon meeting blast-from-her-past Rod Harper. A former TV co-star from her short-lived ...

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The shallows by Matt Goldman

The shallows

Matt Goldman

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"In the words of Lee Child on Gone to Dust, "I want more of Nils Shapiro." New York Times Best Selling author and Emmy Award-winning writer Matt Goldman obliges by bringing the Minneapolis private detective back for another thrilling, stand-alone adventure...

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A forgotten murder by Jude Deveraux

A forgotten murder

Jude Deveraux

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"An English manor home, an unsolved mystery, too many suspects to count -- It's the perfect holiday for romance novelist Sara Medlar. After solving two murder cases in their hometown of Lachlan, Florida, Sara Medlar, her niece Kate and their friend Jack...

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Poppy Redfern and the midnight murders by Tessa Arlen

Poppy Redfern and the midnight murders

Tessa Arlen

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"Summer 1942. The world has been at war for three long and desperate years. In the remote English village of Little Buffenden, the Redfern family's house and farmland has been requisitioned by the War Office as a new airfield for the American Air Force....

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A madness of sunshine by Nalini Singh

A madness of sunshine

Nalini Singh

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"Anahera Rawiri left New Zealand at twenty-one, fleeing small-town poverty and the ghosts of her childhood with no plans to look back. But eight years later, she returns, seeking familiarity as respite from the shattered remains of her new life. And ...

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The guest list by Lucy (Novelist) Foley

The guest list

Lucy (Novelist) Foley

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"On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart and ambitious, a magazine publisher. It’s a wedding for a ...

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The dead don't wait by Michael Jecks

The dead don't wait

Michael Jecks

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"April, 1555. A priest has been stabbed to death in the village of St Botolph, to the east of the City of London, his body left to rot by the roadside - and Jack Blackjack stands accused of his murder. As well as clearing his name, Jack has his own reasons...

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Dressed to kill by Kathleen Delaney

Dressed to kill

Kathleen Delaney

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"Mary McGill and her cocker spaniel Millie get the fright of their lives on Halloween when they hear gunshots coming from the bank and the robber, dressed in a clown costume, points his gun at them before fleeing the scene. Mary is horrified when she...

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Trap Lane by Stella Cameron

Trap Lane

Stella Cameron

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"Although he has always kept his past carefully hidden, as the ever-reliable manager of her well-stocked pub, The Black Dog, Hugh Rhys has Alex Duggins' total trust. However the unexpected arrival of two women from his past raises the fury of the usu...

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Headlong by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Headlong

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

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"When one of London's best-known literary agents is found dead in strange circumstances, having fallen headlong from his office window, DCI Slider is under pressure from the Borough Commander to confirm a case of accidental death. But when the evidence...

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The vanished bride by Bella Ellis

The vanished bride

Bella Ellis

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"Yorkshire, 1845. A young woman has gone missing from her home, Chester Grange, leaving no trace, save a large pool of blood in her bedroom and a slew of dark rumours about her marriage. A few miles away across the moors, the daughters of a humble pa...

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The pearl dagger by L. A. Chandlar

The pearl dagger

L. A. Chandlar

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"As the Great Depression loosens its grip on New York City, Mayor La Guardia and his team meet their greatest foe in the fight against organized crime. Lane Sanders and her fiery boss, Mayor Fiorello 'Fio' La Guardia have managed to contain the explo...

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Hope for the innocent by Caroline Dunford

Hope for the innocent

Caroline Dunford

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"It is 1939 - World War II is looming, Oswald Mosley has awoken fascist sympathies among the British aristocracy and, in London, socialites are gathering for the start of the Season. Enter astute, Oxford graduate Hope Stapleford, whose quick wit, love...

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Have you seen me? by Kate White

Have you seen me?

Kate White

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"The key to her missing memories could bring relief--or unlock her worst nightmares. On a cold, rainy morning, finance journalist Ally Linden arrives soaked to the bone at her Manhattan office, only to find that she's forgotten her keycard. When her ...

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Dead land by Sara Paretsky

Dead land

Sara Paretsky

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"Chicago may be the city of broad shoulders, but its political law is "Pay to Play." Money changes hands in the middle of the night, and by morning, buildings and parks are replaced by billion-dollar projects. Chicago PI V.I. Warshawski gets pulled into...

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The evil men do by John McMahon

The evil men do

John McMahon

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"A hard-nosed real estate baron is dead, and detectives P.T. Marsh and Remy Morgan learn there's a long list of suspects. Mason Falls, Georgia, may be a small town, but Ennis Fultz had filled it with professional rivals, angry neighbors, and a wronged...

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Salt River by Randy Wayne White

Salt River

Randy Wayne White

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"Marine biologist and former government agent Doc Ford is sure he's beyond the point of being surprised by his longtime pal Tomlinson's madcap tales of his misspent youth. But he's stunned anew when avowed bachelor Tomlinson reveals that as a younger...

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Matchmaking can be murder by Amanda Flower

Matchmaking can be murder

Amanda Flower

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"When widowed Millie Fisher moves back to her childhood home of Harvest, Ohio, she notices one thing right away-the young Amish are bungling their courtships and marrying the wrong people! A quiltmaker by trade, Millie has nevertheless stitched together...

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Death by chocolate frosted doughnut by Sarah Graves

Death by chocolate frosted doughnut

Sarah Graves

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"When a pirate festival blows into their small town, bakeshop owners Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree and her best friend Ellie White expect they’ll be busy baking up a storm, but instead they find themselves marooned in a new murder investigation after someone...

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A reasonable doubt by Phillip Margolin

A reasonable doubt

Phillip Margolin

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"A magician linked to three murders and suspicious deaths years ago disappears in the middle of his new act in New York Times bestseller Phillip Margolin's latest thriller featuring Robin Lockwood Robin Lockwood is a young criminal defence attorney and...

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Broken by Don Winslow

Broken

Don Winslow

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"No matter how you come into this world, you come out broken ... In six intense short novels connected by the themes of crime, corruption, vengeance, justice, loss, betrayal, guilt and redemption, Broken is #1 international bestseller Don Winslow at ...

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Masked prey by John Sandford

Masked prey

John Sandford

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"Lucas Davenport investigates a vitriolic blog that seems to be targeting the children of U.S. politicians. The daughter of a U.S. Senator is monitoring her social media presence when she finds a picture of herself on a strange blog. And there are ot...

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The talented Mr. Varg by Alexander McCall Smith

The talented Mr. Varg

Alexander McCall Smith

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"In the second installment in the bestselling Detective Varg Novels, Ulf and his team investigate a notorious lothario - a wolf of a man whose bad reputation may, much to his chagrin, be all bark and no bite. The Department of Sensitive Crimes, renowned...

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Camino winds by John Grisham

Camino winds

John Grisham

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"Welcome back to Camino Island, where anything can happen - even a murder in the midst of a hurricane, which might prove to be the perfect crime ... Just as Bruce Cable's Bay Books is preparing for the return of bestselling author Mercer Mann, Hurricane...

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Cyanide with Christie by Katherine Bolger Hyde

Cyanide with Christie

Katherine Bolger Hyde

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"Having finished transforming Windy Corner, the grand Victorian mansion she inherited from her great aunt, into a writers' retreat, widowed literature professor Emily Cavanaugh is ready to receive her first set of guests. But her careful planning is ...

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The Garden Club murder by Amy Patricia Meade

The Garden Club murder

Amy Patricia Meade

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"Literary caterer Letitia 'Tish' Tarragon is preparing her English Secret Garden-themed luncheon for Coleton Creek's annual garden club awards, but when she is taken on a tour of some of the top contenders with the garden club's president, Jim Ainsley,...

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Murder at Whitby Abbey by Cassandra Clark

Murder at Whitby Abbey

Cassandra Clark

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"Late December, 1389. Ordered to undertake a gruelling three-day journey to bleak Whitby Abbey in the far north of England in a bid to purchase the Abbey's priceless Holy Relic a lock of St Hild's hair, said to be 700 years old, Hildegard of Meaux and...

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The water clock by Jim Kelly

The water clock

Jim Kelly

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"In the bleak snowbound landscape of the Cambridgeshire Fens, a car is winched from a frozen river. Inside, locked in a block of ice, is a man's mutilated body. Later, high on Ely Cathedral, a second body is found, grotesquely riding a stone gargoyle....

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The fire baby by Jim Kelly

The fire baby

Jim Kelly

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"Summer, 1976. A plane crashes on a farm in the Cambridgeshire Fens. Out of the flames walks young Maggie Beck, clutching a baby in her arms ... Twenty-seven years later, investigative journalist Philip Dryden - visiting his wife, Laura in hospital -...

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The moon tunnel by Jim Kelly

The moon tunnel

Jim Kelly

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"From beneath a wartime POW camp near Ely, deep in the Cambridgeshire Fens, a man crawls through an escape tunnel. But he won't emerge until fifty years of peace have passed. When he does, unearthed by archaeologists seeking a Saxon burial tomb, loca...

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The lost shrine by Nicola Ford

The lost shrine

Nicola Ford

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"Clare Hills, archaeologist and sometime sleuth, is struggling to finance her recently established university research institute along with her long-time friend, Dr David Barbrook. When Professor Margaret Bockford finds the Hart Unit commercial work with...

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The hidden bones by Nicola Ford

The hidden bones

Nicola Ford

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"The dead rarely leave matters tidy, widow Clare Hills knows that all too well. In search of a new start, Clare reconnects with university friend Dr David Barbrook and is pleased when he asks for her help sifting through the effects of recently decea...

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