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Death of a Pumpkin Carver (Hayley Powell Mystery Series #8)

For Hayley Powell, food and cocktails columnist for the Island Times, Halloween is all about costume parties and holiday treats—until a killer crashes the party...

This Halloween, Hayley can’t imagine a worse trick than her ex-husband Danny returning to Bar Harbor. Her kids may be happy...

Delicious Mischief (Rylie Keyes Mystery #2) by Marianne Harden

PI-in-training Rylie Keyes just can't catch a break. While decked out in a Baconaise costume and handing out foot-long chocolate bars at a Halloween party, she's attacked by a costumed gorilla--and that's not even the worst part. The gorilla is the mother of Rylie's sidekick and best friend,...

Died to Match (Carnegie Kincaid Mystery Series #2) by Deborah Donnelly

Luke Skywalker is juggling martini glasses. Albert Einstein is dirty-dancing with Monica Lewinsky. And Zorro is furiously arguing with Death himself...

Just another night's work for wedding planner Carnegie Kincaid, as she oversees a spectacular coed bachelor party for a hard-charging...

Fiber and Brimstone (Scrapbooking Series #8) by Laura Childs

Scrapbook maven Carmela Bertrand and her friend Ava create giant puppets for the French Quarter’s Monsters and Mayhem parade. But as blood-curdling screams pierce the night, they discover that the captain of the float den has been stabbed by the razor-sharp horns of a giant Minotaur head!

Frankencat (Whales and Tails Mystery #13)

Cait and Tara are holding a book club meeting at Coffee Cat Books the week before Halloween. There are twelve participants reading Frankenstein as a storm rolls in. The storm intensifies and the lights go out thrusting the store into darkness. By the time the electricity is restored one of the...

Frill Kill (Scrapbooking Series #5)

With Halloween barely a week away, things are spookier than ever in New Orleans. A party at Juju Voodoo draws a fabulous throng, and Carmela's friend Ava has hired a sexy tarot card reader named Giovanni to work the crowd. What he doesn't foretell is that on her way home, Carmela will discover...

Fudge Cupcake Murder (Hannah Swensen Series #5) by Joanne Fluke

It's nearing Halloween and bakery owner Hannah Swensen just can't keep her hands out of the batter when murder stirs things up in Lake Eden, Minnesota, leaving the sheriff dead, a deputy accused, and a killer on the loose. . .

For Hannah, life seems to be lacking a certain flavor lately....

Ghastly Glass (Renaissance Faire Mystery Series #2) by Joyce & Jim Lavene

At her glass-blowing apprenticeship, Renaissance reveler Jessie Morton’s crabby boss and his creepy nephew are causing her problems. But when the man playing the Grim Reaper is killed, Jess has to find the lady, lord or serf whodunit.

Ghost at Work (Bailey Ruth Raeburn Series #1) by Carolyn Hart

Bailey Ruth Raeburn has always been great at solving mysteries. Why should a little thing like her death change anything? In fact, being dead gives her more of an opportunity to be on top of events. Bailey Ruth is delighted that her unique position as a ghost makes it possible for her to lend a...

Ghost of a Potion (Magic Potion Mystery Series #3) Heather Blake

In the latest from the bestselling author of One Potion in the Grave, it’s Halloween in Hitching Post, Alabama, and potion shop owner Carly Bell Hartwell has an especially spooky customer to handle…

With all the ghosts that haunt her at this time of year, Carly doesn’t exactly rush to...

Ghostly Graveyard (Zoe Donovan Mystery #17) Kathi Daley

When Zoe finds a body laying across the grave of Isaac Wainwright, the man behind a hundred year old legend, she sets out to find the killer before the deputy who is substituting for Salinger, finds a way to pin the murder on her. Meanwhile, Ellie is asked to babysit her cousins baby, Levi is...

Gossamer Ghost (Scrapbooking Mystery Series #12) by Laura Childs

Carmela Bertrand knows that Halloween in New Orleans means a week of rabble-rousing, costumed craziness—and she can’t wait to get the party started. But when a local antiques dealer turns up dead, Carmela suddenly finds herself in a real-life danse macabre…

An evening’s work deciding on...

Grave Errors (Witch City Mystery #5)

For residents of Salem, Massachusetts, the day after Halloween brings empty candy wrappers, sagging pumpkins, and a community-wide identity crisis. That is, until Lee Barrett’s TV production class suggests extending the spooky season with the traditional Mexican celebration Dia de Los Muertos....

Hallowed Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney Series #5) by Carolyn Haines

The leaves of the calendar may be shedding faster than the sycamores on her family's decaying Mississippi plantation, but thirty-something Sarah Booth Delaney isn't ready to sing the blues. Not when she's got a thriving detective agency and the outspoken, outrageously attired ghost of her great-...

Halloween Hijinks (Zoe Donovan Mystery # 1) by Kathi Daley

Amid a backdrop of zombies on the run and Halloween festivities, animal control officer Zoe Donovan is faced with losing something she loves in order to save someone she loves when she finds a dead body in the basement of a haunted house just two days before Halloween. With the help of her best...

Halloween in Paradise (Tj Jensen Pardise Lake Mystery Series #6) Kathi Daley

In the midst of the annual Halloween frenzy, Tj finds herself pulled into a series of events that occur at the high school where she works. She not only must help one of her girls deal with the increasingly popular pastime of cyber bullying, but she must help a student who has recently suffered...

Haunted (Lexie Starr Series #3) by Jeanne Glidewell

Stone Van Patten, has recently renovated an old mansion in the historic region of the small town of Rockdale, Missouri, into a thriving bed and breakfast. Stone's girlfriend, forty-nine year-old widow, Lexie Starr, and her daughter, Wendy, decide to promote the inn by turning it into a haunted...

Haunted Hamlet (Zoe Donovan Mystery #9) by Kathi Daley

When a ghost hunter is murdered in a haunted house days before Haunted Hamlet, the annual Halloween festival, Zoe is pulled into a murder investigation where the prime suspect is living impared.

In Charm's Way (Bewitching Mystery Series #8) by Madelyn Alt

When a real corpse is discovered among the props of a Halloween haunted house, Maggie O'Neill- resident witch of Stony Mill, Indiana- must use her charms to prove her friend innocent of the crime and get to the bottom of the mystery.

Inked Up (Stamping Sisters Series #2) by Terri Thayer

Halloween is scarier than ever in Aldenville, Pennsylvania, when professional rubber stamper April Buchert discovers a dead body in a “haunted” corn maze. The police suspect the victim’s husband murdered her, but April knew the couple, and she and the Stamping Sisters are determined to find the...

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