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80 Million Dollar Eyes (USED)

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The third book in a charming and heartfelt inspirational series for young readers, starring a young girl and her guardian angel. Amelia and Lily, her guardian angel, set out to help Grace, a girl so lonely that she is starting to take up with the wrong crowd, a group of teenage shoplifters.
A Christmas Escape (USED)

A Christmas Escape (USED)

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For countless readers, Christmastime means a delicious new holiday mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry. A Christmas Escape, her thirteenth noel to the season, transports us to the Mediterranean island of Stromboli for an unconventional Yuletide adventure--and an unforgettable volcanic encounter.

Lonely Charles Latterly arrives at his small hotel hoping that the island's blue skies and gentle breezes will brighten his spirits. Unfortunately, there's no holiday cheer to be found among his fellow guests, who include a pompous novelist, a stuffy colonel, a dangerously ill-matched married couple, and an ailing old man. The one charming exception is orphaned teenager Candace Finbar, who takes Charles under her wing and introduces him to the island's beauty. But the tranquility of the holiday is swiftly disrupted by a violent quarrel, an unpleasant gentleman's shocking claims of being stalked, and the ominous stirrings of the local volcano. Then events take an even darker turn: A body is found, and Charles quickly realizes that the killer must be among the group of guests.

Captivating in its depiction of untamed nature in all its awesome power, and of the human heart in the throes of transformation, A Christmas Escape gifts readers with Anne Perry's talent for making the season brighter--and more thrilling.

Praise for the Christmas novels of Anne Perry

"Perry's Victorian-era holiday mysteries [are] an annual treat."--The Wall Street Journal

A New York Christmas

"A thoroughly enjoyable mystery set against the wonderful historical backdrop of 1904 New York City at Christmastime."--Library Journal (starred review)

A Christmas Hope

"Very much recommended . . . a wonderful story."--Historical Novel Review

A Christmas Garland

"In Anne Perry's gifted hands, the puzzle plays out brilliantly."--Greensboro News & Record

A Christmas Homecoming

"Could have been devised by Agatha Christie . . . [Perry is] a modern master."--Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Christmas Odyssey

"[Perry] writes with detail that invades the senses."--Lincoln Journal Star

A Deadly Shaker Spring; A Sister Rose Callahan Mystery (USED)

A Deadly Shaker Spring; A Sister Rose Callahan Mystery (USED)

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We have frightening enemies living among us, known by their strange dress. These so-called Shakers are shrewd and canny. . .a scourge; a tumor that must be sliced from our side . .

Sister Rose Callahan read the printed flyer and shivered. Its message terrified her. She was aware that Believers had sometimes been objects of resentment from the outside world, but nothing like this. Who could write such things? And who could be responsible for recent acts of violence directed against the peaceful Shaker community?

A sister had suffered a mysterious wound to the head; a sackful of rats were set loose in the schoolroom, food had been stolen -- and now a hate-filled message points to continued mischief. Sister Rose, recently honored with the position of Eldress despite her youth, seeks clues in the journals of her aged predecessor. She discovers a shocking similarity to outrages perpetrated years before, as well as a scandalous secret about a present-day sister. Now Rose must look both outside and within the cloistered religious community to find clues that link an old murder, a recent death, and an unknown enemy whose thirst for revenge overrides the ultimate sin...of murder.

A Double Coffin (USED)

A Double Coffin (USED)

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When a journalist investigating former Prime Minister Richard Lavender is murdered, past and present collide with dark intent. Crimes both old and new insinuate themselves into this case, which in the end proves what Coffin already knows: that the past never leaves us--it is buried, only to resurface in shocking, surprising and sometimes menacing ways. Martin's Press.
A Grave Coffin (USED)

A Grave Coffin (USED)

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A note found next to a murdered police officer read, Ask Coffin. But what is John Coffin, Commander of London's Second City Police, supposed to know? The victim was investigating counterfeit pharmaceuticals and internal police corruption. As Coffin probes into his colleague's investigation, he makes a connection to the disappearance of four schoolboys.
A Handful of Worldliness

A Handful of Worldliness

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Edwina Goodman teaches physics at an elite college in a picturesque New England town. Driven by an imagination that pushes her thinking well outside the box of conventional logic--and an ability to see patterns of cause and effect where others can't--Edwina helps uncover the sinister underbelly in her Police Detective boyfriend's investigation into a suspicious death at the nearby headquarters of GHN ("Gotta Have It Now" home shopping network). Her snug and comfortable world of afternoon tea in the Physics Department library explodes like a supernova when the disturbing truth of the case is revealed.
A Life Before

A Life Before

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A young girl has nightmares about a violent assault. A dozen residents of a luxury condominium complex die of lung cancer. A lawyer grieves over the brutal murder of his young wife. Environmental tests are altered by a crooked construction crew. And a paralegal is almost killed in a car crash. Could a stranger's memories breathe new life into a long-closed cold case? This new thriller will keep you guessing.

A Reconstructed Corpse (USED)

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A Romantic Way to Die (USED)

A Romantic Way to Die (USED)

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Aromance convention has descended on Blacklin County, Texas, and with it comes murder. Not even great pecs, gorgeous hair and thousands of devoted fans can protect cover model Terry Don Coslin from the deadly intent of a killer. And as Sheriff Dan Rhodes makes his way through the steamy, backstabbing world of happily ever after, he discovers why romance is indeed a very deadly business.Peppered with much humor and local color, this latest Dan Rhodes mystery novel will be a popular choice among mystery enthusiast!
A Small Target (USED)

A Small Target (USED)

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Professor, poet, and housesitter Lee Squires spent her childhood summers in Montana, and although she now lives in Washington, D.C., she takes off for the rough splendor of the West every chance she gets. Her most recent trips have been punctuated by murder, but that doesn't keep the amateur sleuth from filling in as a trail cook out west once more. Lee's friend Pete Bonsecours is an outfitter running llama pack treks in the Mission Mountains of Montana, and when his usual cook can't make the trip, Lee happily signs on to feed the tourists who are on the eco-friendly excursion up to Lost Pipe Lake. In addition to Lee and Pete, the group includes two young filmmakers working on a documentary; a travel agent interested in ecotourism; Charlie Herron, a wealthy Los Angeles developer, and his eight-year-old son; Pete's old friend and neighbor Eddie McNab; and Roland Redhawk, an environmental activist keeping an eye on Herron, who has plans to build a ski resort in the area. Even though the tour package didn't include murder, Lee turns to sleuthing when members of the group start dying at an alarming rate.