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Dying for a Dance (USED)

Dying for a Dance (USED)

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It takes two to tango-but only one to murder.Lead-footed single mom, Laurel McKay, agrees to learn a foxtrot routine for her best friend's wedding. After she trips her instructor, crashes into a pair of dancers and breaks the heel of her new shoes, she thinks her evening can't possibly get any worse. Then she stumbles over another dancer. A dead one. With her broken stiletto heel stuffed in his mouth.The action moves from the California Gold Country to Lake Tahoe as Laurel searches for the killer amid the sequins and flying feathers of a ballroom competition. Can she samba her way into the heart of the handsome detective who has once again entered her life? Or will dancing and detecting prove to be a lethal combination?One, two, three, four. Too many suspects on this dance floor.Five, six, seven, eight. Find the murderer before it's too late.
Dying for a Date (USED)

Dying for a Date (USED)

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When her dating service turns deadly, Laurel must race to find the killer before she becomes the next victim... Not sure if she is looking for Mr. Right, or Mr. Every Other Saturday Night, recently divorced Laurel McKay reluctantly joins THE LOVE CLUB, a matchmaking agency advertised as the safe alternative to on-line dating. After Bachelor one decides he wants her for dessert, Laurel dispatches him with her cell phone. The next day she discovers her drop dead gorgeous date has literally dropped dead. When Bachelor two disappears during dinner, Laurel's only alibi is a friendly bottle of Dom Perignon. The investigating detective has to decide if the sassy soccer mom is a killer, or the next target. Her boss at Hangtown Bank threatens to fire her when he learns the latest victim was an important client. Fortunately he needs her expertise to investigate some questionable loans. Laurel and her mother, who insists her daughter is innocent because she is too disorganized to plan a murder, set out to save her reputation, her job, and her life.
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Eight Million Ways to Die (USED)

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Nobody knows better than Matthew Scudder how far down a person can sink in this city. A young prostitute named Kim knew it also--and she wanted out. Maybe Kim didn't deserve the life fate had dealt her. She surely didn't deserve her death. The alcoholic ex-cop turned p.i. was supposed to protect her, but someone slashed her to ribbons on a crumbling New York City waterfront pier. Now finding Kim's killer will be Scudder's penance. But there are lethal secrets hiding in the slain hooker's past that are far dirtier than her trade. And there are many ways of dying in this cruel and dangerous town--some quick and brutal ... and some agonizingly slow.

Embroidered Truths; Needlecraft Mystery (USED)

Embroidered Truths; Needlecraft Mystery (USED)

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FREE COUNTED CROSS STITCH PATTERN INCLUDED!
Full-time needlework shop owner and part-time sleuth Betsy Devonshire has already sewn up her share of crafty conundrums. Now, she takes on her most difficult, dangerous, and deeply personal case yet.
After her good friend Godwin has an unexpectedly nasty quarrel with his significant other, John, Betsy finds herself with a roommate. Then they discover John dead, and Godwin is arrested for the murder. Now, Betsy has to untangle a complex knot of lies if she's going to save Godwin-before the murderer decides to cut off his loose ends for good.
English Tea Murder (USED)

English Tea Murder (USED)

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Between a busy family and her duties as a reporter for the Tinker's Cove Pennysaver, Lucy Stone could use a break. So when a friend tells her about a trip to England sponsored by Winchester College, she jumps at the chance for a girls getaway. But when tour leader Professor George Temple dies mid-flight after an asthma attack, Lucy's glad she packed her sleuthing skills. . .

In London, Professor Quentin Rea, a ladies' man and former flirt of Lucy's, arrives to take over the tour--and she finds that while his hairline has receded, his amorous intentions have not. Lucy also begins to notice peculiar behavior among other members of the group. And when she discovers all of them have pasts connected to the late Professor Temple, she suspects his death was an elaborate act of revenge. Then another tour member dies, and Lucy is suddenly ensnared in a daring scheme that could lead her to a mastermind of murder--or make her the next victim. . .

Leslie Meier writes with sparkle and warmth. -Chicago Sun Times

Leslie Meier has created a town I'd like to live in and sleuth I'd love to meet. -Jill Churchill

Fans of Murder, She Wrote may want to try this latest in a series that is well written and enjoyable.
-The Evansville Courier and Press

Espresso Tales (USED)

Espresso Tales (USED)

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'Espresso Tales' is the second volume in Alexander McCall Smith's serial novel about the occupants of 44 Scotland Street.
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Even Money (USED)

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The New York Timesabestselling authors return with a heart-stopping new novel.
O n the first day of Royal Ascot, the worldas most famous horse race, the crowd rejoices in a string of winning favorites. Ned Talbot has worked all his life as a bookmakera taking over the family business from his grandfathera so he knows not to expect any sympathy from the punters as they count their winnings, and he his losses. Heas seen the ups and downs beforeabut, as the big gambling conglomerates muscle in on small concerns like his, Ned wonders if itas worth it any more.
When a gray-haired man steps forward from the crowd claiming to be his father, Nedas life is thrown into far deeper turmoil. Head been told since he was a baby that his parents had died in a car crash.
Barely an hour later, his newly found father is stabbed by an unknown assailant in the Ascot parking lot. Blood oozing from his abdomen, his father warns Ned to abe very careful.a But of whom? Of what? Ned finds himself in a race to solve his fatheras riddleaa race where coming in second could cost him more than even moneyait could cost him his life. . . .
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Fatal Feng Shui (USED)

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Wallpaper, love, and other deadly ideas...
Once they were competitors. Then they became partners. Now interior designers Erin Gilbert and Steve Sullivan wish they'd never gotten involved in a feng shui--inspired makeover--of a home owned by a celebrity chef and his wife, a famous artist with an infamous artistic temperament. Gilbert and Sullivan are all for feng shui, the Chinese art of harmonious design. But this time Gilbert and Sullivan know they are facing more than bad vibes. An attic erupts in flames. The death of a carpenter strikes Erin too close to home, while a dangerous beauty wants to get much too close to Sullivan. Erin finds herself left on her own with her best-made plans, her worst fears, and someone whose design is to kill her.

Felony Murder (USED)

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Dean Abernathy, a young defense attorney, is assigned to defend a homeless man accused of the felony murder (a death occurring during the commission of a crime -- in this case, a mugging) of a popular New York City police commissioner. It seems the only defense is a plea bargain, for the evidence is overwhelming. But little by little strange anomalies in the prosecution's case show up, and following these, Dean is plunged into danger. He joins forces with a young woman, the prosecution witness in the case, to uncover a giant official conspiracy.
Final Closing (USED)

Final Closing (USED)

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Someone is killing real estate agents in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, but then, selling houses has always been a dangerous business. When female real estate agents begin to receive threatening, sexually explicit phone calls, Eve Elliot tries to suppress her anxieties. But after agent Rose Macklin is found bludgeoned to death on the grounds of a secluded Chesapeake Bay estate, Eve can no longer afford to take her own safety for granted. Wanting to calm his panicked employees, broker Mitch Gaylin hires an ex-policewoman to teach the agents how to protect themselves, and Eve quickly realizes that the very skills she can now use to defend a life might also be used to take one.