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Mrs. Jeffries Turns the Tide (USED)

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If you like Downton Abbey, you'll love Mrs. Jeffries!

IN THE WEEDS

Beautiful and new in town, Ellen Langston-Jones doesn't have any enemies. So, when she's found dead in the communal gardens, Inspector Witherspoon quickly narrows the field of suspects down to one: Lucius Montague, who was seen threatening Mrs. Langston-Jones shortly before her death.


The Inspector and all of London are positive that he's the killer, but Mrs. Jeffries has doubts. Her biggest problem is that Lucius Montague is a very disagreeable character and no one--including Inspector Witherspoon's staff--is inclined to save his skin. Now, she must turn the tide of the investigation...or watch an innocent man take the fall for the real killer.


A Mrs. Jeffries Mystery

She keeps house for Inspector Witherspoon...and keeps him on his toes. Everyone's awed by his Scotland Yard successes--but they don't know about his secret weapon. No matter how messy the murder or how dirty the deed, Mrs. Jeffries' polished detection skills are up to the task...proving that behind every great man there's a woman--and that a crimesolver's work is never done.

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Mrs. Pargeter's Point of Honour (USED)

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While the activities of her dearly departed husband often took place beyond the confines of the law, the genteel Mrs. Pargeter wears the diamonds and other spoils of the late Mr. P's nefarious career with impeccable grace. And though her beloved may have gone to his great reward, Mrs. Pargeter considers it a point of honor to resolve any unfinished business he left behind.
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Murder at the Movies (USED)

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When readers take one look at this anthology of three Hollywood mysteries, they'll sink comfortably into their seats and call for the popcorn! This trio of tales features the first paperback printings of Murder Take Two by Charlene Weir and The Humphrey Bogart Murder Case by George Baxt, as well as the new short story Somewhere South of Melrose by Maxine O'Callaghan.
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Murder at Union Station (USED)

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When Washington's splendid Union Station opened its doors in 1908, the glorious structure epitomized capital stylishness. Today, restored and refurbished, the station is again a hub of activity where the world's most famous and infamous people meet-and often collide. Now, in Margaret Truman's new Capital Crime novel, this landmark locale becomes the scene of a sensational shooting whose consequences ricochet from seedy bars to the halls of Congress.
Historic Union Station means nothing to the elderly man speeding south on the last lap of what turns out to be a one-way journey from Tel Aviv to D.C.-on a train that will soon land him at Gate A-8 and, moments later, at St. Peter's Gate. This weary traveler, whose terminal destination is probably hell, is Louis Russo, former mob hit man and government informer. Two men are at the station to meet him. One is Richard Marienthal, a young writer whose forthcoming book is based on Russo's life. The other is the man who kills him.
Russo has returned to help promote Marienthal's book, which, although no one has been allowed to read it, already has some people shaking in their Gucci boots. The powerful fear the contents will not only expose organized crime's nefarious business, but also a top-secret assignment abroad that Russo once masterminded for a very-high-profile Capitol Hill client. As news of Russo's murder rockets from the MPD to the FBI and the CIA, from Congress to the West Wing, the final chapter of the story begins its rapid-fire unfolding.
In addition to the bewildered Marienthal and his worried girlfriend, there is an array of memorable characters: rock-ribbed right-wing Senator Karl Widmer; ruthless New York publisherPamela Warren; boozy MPD Detective Bret Mullin; shoe-shine virtuoso Joe Jenks; dedicated presidential political adviser Chet Fletcher; and President Adam Parmele himself-not to mention freelance snoops, blow-dried climbers, and a killer or two. There's no place like the nation's capital, and as her myriad fans know, Margaret Truman always gets it right. "Murder at Union Station" is a luxury express, nonstop delight.
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Murder Can Ruin Your Looks (USED)

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Desiree Shapiro, New York's full-figured P.I., is dead set against taking another murder case. But her old friend Peter Winters just needs Desiree to figure out "who" got killed. His fiancee, Mary Ann, and her identical twin, Meridith, were brutually shot in their posh condo. One sister lies in the morgue. The other is in a coma.
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Murder Comes by Mail (USED)

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A Cozy Mystery Complete with a Small Town Full of Charming, Quirky Characters

Deputy Sheriff Michael Keane doesn't particularly enjoy being touted as the hero of Hidden Springs after pulling a suicidal man back from the edge of the Eagle River bridge in front of dozens of witnesses--a few of whom caught the breathtaking moments with their cameras. But the media hype doesn't last long as a new story pushes its way into the public consciousness of Hidden Springs' concerned citizens.

Photos of a dead girl arrive in the mail, and Michael becomes convinced she was murdered by the man he saved. With a killer one step ahead, things in Hidden Springs begin to unravel. Now Michael must protect the people he loves--because the killer could be targeting one of them next.

Readers will love racing along with Deputy Sheriff Keane as the clock ticks in this page-turning mystery.

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Murder in Chelsea (USED)

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Sarah Brandt is shattered when she learns that a woman has inquired at Hope's Daughters Mission for Catherine, the abandoned child she has taken as her daughter. The woman claims she was Catherine's nursemaid, now acting on behalf of the girl's mother to reunite them.

Unwilling to simply hand Catherine over to a complete stranger, Sarah asks Malloy to investigate. But when he goes to interview the woman at her tenement in Chelsea, he finds she has been murdered.

Though her death leaves Sarah's claim to Catherine unchallenged, her sense of justice compels her to work with Malloy to find the killer. Their search takes them from the marble mansions of the Upper West Side to the dilapidated dwellings of lower Manhattan and into the deepest and darkest secrets of Catherine's past.

And while Malloy helps Sarah determine the fate of the child she loves, he faces a challenge of his own--and his decision could change both their lives forever...

Murder in the Charleston Manner (USED)

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Sent by her aunt to Charleston to investigate some mysterious accidents occurring at the home of Aunt Mary's childhood friends, Sheila Travis travels right into the midst of a murder. Reprint.
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Murder in Wasilla

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A Boston law school graduate, new to Alaska and in over his head with his first big case, must defend an innocent man accused of murdering a kindergarten teacher whose naked, half-frozen body he spotted along the shoulder of an isolated highway. As Preston Mills adjusts to life on the Last Frontier, he falls hard for the defendant's spunky and appealing daughter. The crime very nearly goes unsolved due to the unique method of murder.
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Murder on a Hot Tin Roof (USED)

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Mystery novelist and crime reporter Paige Turner is thrilled to see the hottest show on Broadway, but when she sees the star the next morning, he's been prematurely chilled. With her friend Abby, Paige embarks on a quest for the killer that has her springing all over the city like an overheated feline. Original.
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Murder on Lexington Ave.: A Gaslight Mystery (USED)

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When Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy is assigned to investigate the murder of an influential man in the deaf community-presumably because his own son is hearing impaired-midwife Sarah Brandt lends a hand, only to find herself searching for a killer in an unfamiliar world where those who can hear refuse to listen to those who cannot.
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Murder on the Red Cliff Rez (USED)

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Murder On The Red Cliff Rez by Mardi Oakley Medawar released on Apr 23, 2004 is available now for purchase.
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Murder on the Waterfront (USED)

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NYPD Captain Bill Donovan stands next to the mayor to welcome presidential candidate Pete Bennett to the city, but the next morning he must tell Bennett his campaign manager has been murdered. The victim was decidedly unpopular, and there is a long list of suspects. Donovan must shuffle through them to find a cold killer who is already proving that politics can be murder. Martin's Press.
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Murder on Union Square (USED)

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When a murder hits close to home, Frank finds himself in an unusual position--the prime suspect in the latest installment of the national bestselling Gaslight Mystery series...

Sarah and Frank Malloy are enjoying married life and looking to make their family official by adopting Catherine, the child whom Sarah rescued and has been raising as her daughter. The process seems fairly straightforward, but at the last minute, the newlyweds discover that Parnell Vaughn, Catherine's legal father, has a claim on the child, and his grasping fiancée is demanding a financial settlement to relinquish parental rights. Even though exchanging money for a child is illegal, Frank and Sarah's love for Catherine drives them to comply.

When Frank returns with the money and finds Vaughn beaten to death, all evidence points to Frank as the culprit. A not-quite-famous actor with modest means, Vaughn seems an unlikely candidate for murder, particularly such a violent crime of passion. But Frank soon uncovers real-life intrigue as dramatic as any that appears on stage.

Sarah and Frank enlist those closest to them to help hunt for Vaughn's killer as Frank's own life--and the future of their family--hang in the balance.

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Naked Heat (USED)

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In the sequel to the New York Times bestselling HEAT WAVE, Richard Castle's new thrilling mystery continues the story of NYPD Homicide Detective, Nikki Heat. Tough, sexy, professional, Nikki Heat carries a passion for justice as she leads one of New York City's top homicide squads. In what's sure to be another smash sensation by blockbuster author Richard Castle, readers will once again follow Nikki Heat and hotshot reporter Jameson Rook as they trade barbs and innuendos all while on the trail of a murderer!
For the hardcover publication of our second tie-in with the ABC television show, CASTLE, the show integrated the new book in the same way they did for HEAT WAVE, with mentions of the book beginning in episodes that aired in Spring 2010 and continuing into the new season beginning in Fall 2010.
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Next Week Will Be Better (USED)

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Cat Wilde couldn't refuse to help a friend who needed someone to run her table at the local flea market. Luckily she had the space next to Old Sam, a flea market diehard. So when he's murdered, she starts digging into the discordant world of the flea market hierarchy and discovers it's not who you are -- it's what you sell. And there are those who seek buried treasure in piles of junk -- people who will do anything for a bargain. Even kill.

Night Shadows (USED)

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Nine Lives to Murder (USED)

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No Mardi Gras for the Dead (USED)

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Nobody Dies in a Casino (USED)

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Where does a Los Angeles literary agent go for some rest and relaxation? Feeling lucky, Charlie Greene gambles on Las Vegas, never anticipating the stakes will be murder. Make that seven murders. In seven days. It begins with the hit-and-run death of a pilot on the Vegas strip. Then the cop she tells her story to has a fatal accident. Two down and Charlie's ready to fold. Toss in a new hot client with an avid interest in the government's top-secret Area 51, a casino robbery and $200,000 in missing cash -- and it all adds up to more trouble than she can handle.She just hopes her bad luck holds out long enough to get back home alive.
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Nordic Nights (USED)

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Alix Thorssen runs an art gallery in Jackson's Hole, Wyoming. For the upcoming Nordic Nights festival, Alix managed to get famous Norwegian artist Glasius Dokken to attend. But the visit is cut short when Dokken is murdered -- and Alix's stepfather is found standing over the body.

Nose for Trouble (USED)

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Nursery Crimes: A Mommy-Track Mystery (USED)

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"Ayelet Waldman has given birth to a fresh new franchise with her Mommy-Track mysteries. Juliet Applebaum is smart, fearless, and completely candid about life as a full-time mom with a penchant for part-time detective work."--Sue Grafton

A public defender turned stay-at-home mom, Juliet Applebaum is bored with playdates and trips to the park--so near the end of her second pregnancy, she gets off the mommy track to track down a murderer. . . . Juliet isn't too surprised when her feisty, tantrum-throwing two-year old daughter doesn't get into Hollywood's premier preschool--but she's shocked and suspicious when the school's principal is killed in a hit-and-run accident. Against the advice of her screenwriter husband, and with her rambunctious toddler in tow, Juliet heads to the local playground to dig up some dirt on a disgruntled studio executive whose daughter wasn't offered a place in the school. But she has some surprising new suspects to consider when her investigation takes her into a seedy on-line newsgroup--and the most dangerous parts of the human heart.

"[Juliet is] a lot like Elizabeth Peters's warm and humorous Amelia Peabody--a brassy, funny, quick-witted protagonist."--Houston Chronicle

Oodles of Poodles: A Pet Rescue Mystery (USED)

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Orion Rising (USED)

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Ex-seminarian Owen Keane, pursuer of life's mysteries, returns to Boston College, his alma mater, and to the scene of an old crime...and a new one. His longtime friend, James Courtney Murray, has been murdered, and DNA evidence has linked Murray to a twenty-five-year-old unsolved rape. Driven by his own knowledge of what happened that night in 1969, Owen seeks to clear his friend's name, while forcing himself to revisit the past that haunts him still.
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Out of Season (USED)

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Undersheriff Bill Gastner, just months away from retirement, is pulled into his biggest case yet. When Sheriff Martin Holman of the Posadas County Sheriff's Department is killed in a very peculiar plane-flying incident, Gastner is determined to find out what the late sheriff was up to. Following his sharp instincts, he uncovers a scheme of illegal doings and nasty buried secrets. Unfortunately, it could make his biggest case his last....
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Pall in the Family (USED)

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The aptly named Crystal Haven is the destination for tourists seeking psychics, séances, and the promise of contacting the spirit world. In this small western Michigan town, everyone knows the Fortune family. Rose is gifted with tarot card readings. Her sister, Vi, is a self-proclaimed pet psychic. And Rose's daughter Clyde is...

A cop. A cop on leave from Ann Arbor, more specifically, who's come home to kooky Crystal Haven to reevaluate her life. Mom and Aunt Vi can't wait for Clyde to finally embrace her own psychic gifts and join the family business. Clyde would prefer the low-stress lifestyle of a dog walker and the low-key company of her nephew, Seth.

But when a local psychic is killed, leaving behind a traumatized Shih Tzu, it seems to be in the cards for Clyde to get involved. With her old flame Mac leading the investigation, that may prove awkward. Whether she uses her skills as a cop or her long-denied psychic abilities, it's up to Clyde to divine a killer's identity before someone else suffers more misfortune.

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Path of the Wicked: A Hope Street Church Mystery (USED)

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Cooper Lee and the Sunrise Bible Study Group have has just volunteered for a local charity, Door-2-Door Dinners. Sure, some of the volunteers look more like Hell's Angels than Good Samaritans, but the ragtag church group has taught Cooper not to judge a book by its cover. Besides, this gives Cooper a chance to get out of the house--which she shares with her parents--and spend some quality time with her new love, Nathan. But things really start heating up for Cooper and Nathan when an elderly Door-2-Door recipient is murdered--and the prime suspects are...the volunteers!

Someone in the flock is a wolf in sheep's clothing. But the Lord works in miraculous ways--and so do the sleuths of the Sunrise Bible Study Group...

Pennies on a Dead Woman's Eyes; A Sharon McCone Mystery (USED)

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Protect and Serve (USED)

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PERSON OF INTEREST

When rookie K-9 officer Shane West and his German shepherd partner find the lead police dog trainer murdered, he's determined to bring the killer to justice. But then he discovers Gina Perry hiding nearby--a pretty junior trainer who had the motive, means and opportunity to kill her boss. Gina insists her troubled brother is the real murderer...and this isn't the first time he's killed. And when Gina's brother comes after her, Shane is assigned to protect her and uncover the truth. Suddenly, Shane--a cop who always hoped to join a big-city force--vows to stay by Gina's side as a murderer lurks in the small-town shadows.

Rookie K-9 Unit: These lawmen solve the toughest cases with the help of their brave canine partners.

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Pumpkin Seed Massacre (USED)

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Native American psychologist Ben Pecos returns to the New Mexico pueblo of his birth to intern with the Indian Health Service. Soon, he is plunged into the rampage of a mysterious killer virus. Suspecting the death of the powerful tribal governor who opposed a casino on pueblo land to be murder, Ben must dig deep into the motives of power and greed to root out the killer.
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Queen's Ransom (USED)

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Long live the Queen! A magnificent Queen Elizabeth I reigned in the movie "Shakespeare in Love," but it is the younger queen of the film "Elizabeth" whom we meet in Fiona Buckley's acclaimed Ursula Blanchard mystery series.

It's 1562 and Catholic Spain threatens the stability of Protestant England. In France, the Protestant Huguenots also face threats from the powerful Catholics. Fearing that such pro-Catholic movements might spread to England, Elizabeth hopes to mediate a peace between the two French factions.

Enter Ursula Blanchard, twenty-seven-year-old Lady of the Presence Chamber, who has a special mandate from Sir William Cecil, Secretary of State, to spy on behalf of the queen. Nearly the same age as Elizabeth, Ursula has already proved herself worthy of the queen's gratitude in difficult and dangerous situations.

The queen wants Ursula to go to France, where civil war may break out at any moment, to hand-carry a letter from Elizabeth to France's queen mother and regent, Catherine de Medicis. To keep her mission secret, Ursula will ostensibly accompany her former father-in-law, Luke Blanchard, a man she neither likes nor trusts, when he travels to France to fetch his young ward, Helene, to the safety of England.

Ursula has the queen's protection and she has with her her faithful servants Brockley and Dale. But she soon realizes that sinister forces threaten her. Is someone trying to prevent her from delivering the letter? Whom can she trust? Luke Blanchard? Helene? Her servants? Anthony Jenkinson, the blithe merchant adventurer whose path crosses hers and who has enemies of his own? Can she be sure even of the queen? What will happen to Meg, her littledaughter left behind in England, if she fails to return?

Perhaps the most poignant of all, Ursula's second husband, Matthew, a Frenchman and an enemy of Elizabeth, is somewhere in France, but can she see him without bringing disaster on both of them? There is powerful chemistry between them but what is their destiny?

Ursula soon learns that she faces an enemy who will stop at nothing -- not murder, not torture, not charges of heresy that may lead to burning at the stake -- to destroy her. To prevail, she must undertake a desperate new mission of her own, with an innocent life at risk.

Murder, treason, treasure, passion -- they all combine to make a compelling historical mystery from an author whose vast knowledge of the period adds depth and color to this riveting new series.

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Ransom For an Angel (USED)

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Ransom Unpaid (USED)

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Chicago detective Jeremy Ransom and his unofficial partner in crime, septuagenarian Emily Charters, are called in when a woman with a weak heart becomes haunted by her long-lost husband. Emily believes the woman is harboring a deadly secret. Will she be able to sort things out before a legacy of tragedy is played out to its fatal conclusion? Martin's Press.
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Readaholics and the Poirot Puzzle (USED)

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Agatha Christie is on the book club's reading list in the latest from the author of The Readaholics and the Falcon Fiasco. This time, Amy-Faye and her friends might have to read between the lines to catch a killer.

Amy-Faye Johnson's book club, the Readaholics, is engrossed in Murder on the Orient Express, and Poirot's surprising resolution is stirring up debate. Is the solution remotely realistic? Is justice served by Poirot's decision? Well, the book is fiction after all...

Then, just as Amy-Faye is planning the grand opening of her brother Derek's pub,
his hot-headed partner is murdered. To keep Derek from being railroaded as a suspect, Amy-Faye and the Readaholics take a page from Poirot and investigate. But as the clues lead to unlikely places, surprising motives, and a multitude of suspects, Amy-Faye and her pals wonder if truth can be just as strange as fiction.

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Red, White, and Blue Murder; A Hilda Johansson Mystery (USED)

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The Studebaker household is in turmoil; the news that President McKinley has been assassinated is more than anyone can stand. Worse still is the reaction of the coachman, John Bolton: His sympathies lie with the anarchists, and his reaction to the name of the president's murderer catches Hilda Johansson's eye ... and detective's imagination. South Bend, Indiana, home of Notre Dame University, is not a hotbed of anarchist activity, but something is clearly going on, and in spite of orders to mind her business, Hi)da sets out to discover exactly what is happening, no matter what it might cost her.
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Resort to Murder (USED)

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Carolyn Hart's ex-reporter sleuth, Henrietta "Henrie 0" O'Dwyer Collins, joins a wedding party in glorious Bermuda -- only to discover that death is an uninvited guest.

Resort To Murder

Retired Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Henrietta Collins no longer races around the globe in pursuit of news. But her talent for troubleshooting and her zest for life are much needed at a family gathering in sunny Bermuda, where murder prowls the halls of a luxury hotel. Henrie 0 has come to the island with her grandchildren for the remarriage of their father, Lloyd Drake. Henrie O's former son-in-law plans to marry Connor Bailey, a beautiful widow with a dark past and a knack for attracting men. Only a year earlier, the resort manager's husband fell from a tower to his death after quarreling with Connor. And now it seems that his restless spirit is haunting the hotel -- and perhaps seeking revenge.

Henrie 0 has no patience for bogus supernatural appearances, no matter how artfully done. But when she sets out to unmask the "ghost's" creator, she soon realizes there's much more at stake.

A second death -- a fatal fall from a cliff -- makes it clear to Henrie 0 that great evil is afoot in this elegant enclave kissed by warm turquoise water, glistening pink sands, and balmy ocean breezes. With everyone connected with the once-joyous planned union of Lloyd and Connor now both a suspect and a potential target of a fiendishly relentless killer, Henrie 0 is gravely concerned for the well-being of her loved ones. It is more than motivation enough for the accomplished amateur sleuth to take investigative matters into her own able hands despite the risks. Decades of experience have taught her that there are some lethal secrets that haunt both the innocent and the guilty alike, vengeful spirits who will not rest until some terrible blood debt has been repaid in full.

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Robert Ludlum's The Ares Decision: A Covert One Novel (USED)

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With U.S. intelligence agencies wracked by internal power struggles and paralyzed by bureaucracy, the President was forced to establish his own clandestine group--Covert-One--only activated as a last resort, when the threat is on a global scale and time is running out.
In northern Uganda, an American special forces team is decimated by a group of normally peaceful farmers. Video of the attack shows even women and children possessing almost supernatural speed and strength, consumed with a rage that makes them immune to pain, fear, and all but the most devastating injuries.
Covert-One's top operative, army microbiologist Colonel Jon Smith, is sent to investigate the attack and finds evidence of a parasitic infection that for centuries has been causing violent insanity and then going dormant. This time, though, it's different. The parasite had been purposely kept alive and crudely transmitted in acts of terrorism. Now the director of Iranian Intelligence is in Uganda trying to obtain this biological weapon to unleash it on the West.
Smith and his team are ambushed and cut off from all outside support just as they begin to suspect that forces much more powerful than the Iranians are in play-forces that can be traced to Washington itself.
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Roots of Evil (USED)

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Rosewood's Ashes (USED)

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Tory Travers is summoned to Florida, where her estranged father lies in a coma after a hit-and-run accident. While preparing to face the demons of her past, Tory finds herself embroiled in a complex, deadly conspiracy that is connected to a 1923 racial massacre -- the torching of a town called Rosewood. But the case takes on an intense twist when, two victims later, Tory finds herself a suspect -- that is, until the killer decides Tory would be better off among the dead, as well.
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Running Blind, A Jack Reacher Novel (USED)

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Jack Reacher races to solve the perfect crime in the fourth novel in Lee Child's New York Times bestselling series.

Across the country, women are being murdered, victims of a disciplined and clever killer who leaves no trace evidence, no fatal wounds, no signs of struggle, and no clues to an apparent motive. They are, truly, perfect crimes. In fact, there's only one thing that links the victims. Each one of the women knew Jack Reacher--and it's got him running blind.
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School Days (USED)

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The celebrated series continues as a troubled teenager accused of a horrific crime draws Spenser into one of the most desperate cases of his career.
Lily Ellsworth-erect, firm, white-haired, and stylish-is the grand dame of Dowling, Massachusetts, and possesses an iron will and a bottomless purse. When she hires Spenser to investigate her grandson Jared Clark's alleged involvement in a school shooting, Spenser is led into an inquiry that grows more harrowing at every turn. Though seven people were killed in cold blood, and despite Jared's being named as a co-conspirator by the other shooter, Mrs. Ellsworth is convinced of her grandson's innocence. Jared's parents are resigned to his fate, and the boy himself doesn't seem to care whether he goes to prison for a crime he might not have committed.
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Scratched

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As Algy Temple, the deft pool player, sleuth and Ivy League university lawyer, investigates the suspicious death of a retired professor, it coincides with his involvement in a high stakes pool tournament in Providence, where old world shadows hang heavily in the air. Unexpectedly, he finds himself on a path that leads him to Rome and the Boot of Italy where he confronts the dreaded 'Ndrangheta crime family and discovers a past haunted by vendetta and conspiracy. Mobsters and shylocks, a Ponzi scheme, an outraged Italo-American community locked in a culture war with the University, a pool hustler's last gambit for recognition, and his fiancé's, the sassy and beautiful Nadie Winokur, focus on their upcoming wedding add complexity to the suspenseful tension. Algy picks his way through dark alleys of moral corruption and the murky world of big time pool where the match becomes a wager of life and death.

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Second Wind (USED)

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When his plane goes down during a hurricane, weatherman Perry Stuart is stranded on a desolate Caribbean island. And what he sees there gives him zero chance of survival.
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Shadow Music (USED)

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"Action, drama, desire, revenge: Shadow Music includes all the necessary ingredients for romantics to plunge into the moors, mountains and magical myth of medieval Scotland."--The Roanoke Times

Prized for her exquisite beauty, Princess Gabrielle of St. Biel, the daughter of one of England's most influential barons, is a perfect bargaining chip for a king who needs peace in the Highlands: King John has arranged Gabrielle's marriage to a good and gentle laird. But this marriage will never take place.

Upon her arrival in Scotland, Gabrielle is immediately entangled in Highland intrigue, as a battle royal flares between enemies old and new. For two sadistic noblemen, underestimating Gabrielle's bravery and prowess may prove fatal. Colm MacHugh, the most feared man in Scotland, makes no such mistakes about the captivating princess. Under his penetrating gaze, neither Gabrielle's body nor her heart is safe.

"No one does historical romance better than Garwood. . . . Gabrielle is an enchanting heroine."--The State (Columbia, S.C.)

"A compelling historical romance."--Publishers Weekly

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Shattered Tree (USED)

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World War I battlefield nurse Bess Crawford goes to dangerous lengths to investigate a wounded soldier's background--and uncover his true loyalties--in this thrilling and atmospheric entry in the bestselling "vivid period mystery series" (New York Times Book Review).

At the foot of a tree shattered by shelling and gunfire, stretcher-bearers find an exhausted officer, shivering with cold and a loss of blood from several wounds. The soldier is brought to battlefield nurse Bess Crawford's aid station, where she stabilizes him and treats his injuries before he is sent to a rear hospital. The odd thing is, the officer isn't British--he's French. But in a moment of anger and stress, he shouts at Bess in German.

When Bess reports the incident to Matron, her superior offers a ready explanation. The soldier is from Alsace-Lorraine, a province in the west where the tenuous border between France and Germany has continually shifted through history, most recently in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, won by the Germans. But is the wounded man Alsatian? And if he is, on which side of the war do his sympathies really lie?

Of course, Matron could be right, but Bess remains uneasy--and unconvinced. If he was a French soldier, what was he doing so far from his own lines . . . and so close to where the Germans are putting up a fierce, last-ditch fight?

When the French officer disappears in Paris, it's up to Bess--a soldier's daughter as well as a nurse--to find out why, even at the risk of her own life.

Sherlock Holmes: The Honour of the Yorkshire Light Artillery (USED)

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Shoot Him If He Runs; A Stone Barrington Novel (USED)

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Teddy Fay, a rogue agent last seen escaping an imploding building in Woodss Iron Orchid, has been considered dead for some time now. But the CIA thinks Teddy may still be alive and sends agents Holly Barker and Stone Barrington to track him down.
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Siberian Light (USED)

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Siberia, land of hope and desperation. A place of unimaginable wealth, and unimaginable greed. Against this backdrop, Gregori Nowek, the mayor of the small river town of Markovo, is ordered to investigate the killing of three men. Two of them are members of his own militia. The third is Andrei Ryzkhov, a man who has made a fortune from an American-financed oil exploration deal. The investigation leads Nowek into a labyrinth of deception and ends with a terrible discovery: an old horror, long thought dead, has reemerged amid the frozen wastes of Siberia.
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Sidney Chambers and the Perils of the Night (USED)

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The second book in The Grantchester Mystery Series, and the inspiration for the primetime PBS/Masterpiece television series, Grantchester.

The loveable full time priest and part time detective Canon Sidney Chambers continues his sleuthing adventures in late 1950's Cambridge.

Accompanied by his faithful Labrador Dickens, and working in tandem with the increasingly exasperated Inspector Geordie Keating, Sidney is called on to investigate the unexpected fall of a Cambridge don from the roof of King's College Chapel; a case of arson at a glamor photographer's studio; and the poisoning of Zafar Ali, Grantchester's finest spin bowler, in the middle of a crucial game of cricket. As he pursues his quietly probing inquiries, Sidney also has to decide on the vexed question of marriage. Can he choose between the rich, glamorous socialite Amanda Kendall and Hildegard Staunton, a beguiling German widow three years his junior? To help him make up his mind Sidney takes a trip abroad, only to find himself trapped in a complex web of international espionage just as the Berlin Wall is going up.

Here are six interlocking adventures that combine mystery with morality, and criminality with charm.