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Count Catula (Whales and Tails Mystery #9)

Cait and the gang set out to find a killer when novelist Amanda Lowman is found dead just an hour after speaking to the Mystery Lovers Book Club about her true crime novel: The Vampire Murders. As Cait delves into Amanda's death she finds a spider web of lies and half truths that could very well...

Crypt Suzette (Five-Ingredient Mystery Series #6)

Val Deniston is catering the debut of Bayport’s newest bookstore—but the death of a customer is about to draw her into a real-life murder mystery …

Suzette Cripps has been occupying a spare bedroom at Val’s granddad’s house while she takes classes in this Maryland Eastern Shore town—but...

Dangling by a Thread (Mainely Needlepoint Mystery #4)

The Mainely Needlepointers are about to learn that no man is an island—especially when greedy developers want his land . . .

Hermit Jesse Lockhart lives alone on King’s Island, three miles east of Haven Harbor, Maine, where he’s created a private sanctuary for the endangered Great...

Dead Pirates of Cawsand (Blue Moon Investigations #4)

Gold coins from a centuries old sunken treasure ship have been found on the beach in Cawsand. This would be no cause for Tempest Michaels to take notice, but a man murdered by the ghost of a dead pirate come to claim back the gold? That ticks all his boxes.

Tempest, oblivious to the...

Deadly Brew (Dewberry Farm Mystery #3)

It's Halloween in Buttercup, Texas, and reporter-turned-farmer Lucy Resnick is up to her ears in more than goats and wayward cows. Not only has her well dried up, but it turns out the old house Lucy recently moved to the farm has a reputation for spooks... and they are disturbingly active. Then...

Death by Jack-o’-Lantern (An Abby McCree Mystery #2)

Overcommitted committee member Abby McCree gets in a patch of trouble trying to solve the murder of a pumpkin farmer …

The small town of Snowberry Creek, Washington, is gearing up for the Halloween Festival, and naturally Abby is on the planning committee. As part of her duties, she's...

Death By Pumpkin Spice (Bookstore Cafe Mystery #3)

Bookstore café owner Krissy Hancock would rather spend Halloween serving pumpkin goodies than wearing costumes with Pine Hills’ wealthiest at Yarborough mansion, especially when the soiree shapes up to be more trick than treat . . .

As if a run-in with an old flame and a failed marriage...

Death of A Neighborhood Witch (Jaine Austen Mysteries Series #11) by Laura Levine

Halloween is just around the corner, and between cauldrons of candy and a deliciously cute new neighbour, Jaine Austen is struggling to resist her sweet tooth. But this year, her once humdrum neighbourhood seems to be handing out more tricks than treats...When her faithful feline Prozac...

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...

Decaffeinated Scandal (Killer Coffee Mystery #5)

Corn maze, apple bobbing, and pumpkin carvings are a few of the things tourists, who are visiting Honey Springs Halloween Extravaganza, are expecting to see. But when a dead body is discovered on the banks of the Honey Springs Lake and a masked murderer running away from the scene, there's a...

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...

Drawn and Buttered (Lobster Shack Mystery #3)

The Lazy Mermaid’s business has slowed to a snail’s pace―until a monster lobster claws his way onto the scene…

With high season behind them, ballerina on-the-mend Allie Larkin and Aunt Gully are finally lying low. But then an unexpected guest arrives at the lobster shack: a crustacean so...

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!

Five Dog Voodoo (Mae December Mystery #6)

As Halloween approaches, engaged couple Mae December and Sheriff Ben Bradley have devoted all their energy to Ben’s campaign for reelection as sheriff of Rose County, Tennessee. The race is already too close to call when the sheriff’s office is hit with yet another maddeningly tricky murder case...

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 Bites (Candy Coated Mystery #8)

Halloween on Mackinac Island is a season of fun tricks, but finding a corpse is no treat for fudge shop owner Allie McMurphy . . .

NIGHT OF THE REALLY DEAD

It’s late October, off-season for tourists, but locals are up and lurching for the annual zombie walk charity event. Though...

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.

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