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A Body at Book Club (The Myrtle Clover Mystery Series #6) Elizabeth Spann Craig

When octogenarian sleuth Myrtle Clover discovers Naomi Pelter’s dead body during a book club meeting, the other members seem shocked. But Myrtle can read between the lines. Naomi had riled everyone up by flirting with other people’s husbands, arguing with neighbors, and generally making a...

Beach Blanket Barbie (Zoe Donovan Mystery #6) by Kathi Daley

Zoe suspects that something is up when Levi’s ex-girlfriend Barbie comes to town unexpectedly. When she ends up floating face down in the lake Zoe and the gang shift into full sleuth mode to find a killer. As they delve into Barbie’s life since she left Ashton Falls, they find a complex puzzle...

Board Stiff (Mattie Winston Mystery Series #5) by Annelise Ryan

You betcha! Wisconsin RN, Mattie Winston, is wryly cynical, politically incorrect, and inherently nosy, traits that suit her well when she trades in her hospital scrubs and OR table for a plastic apron and autopsy table. As a Deputy Coroner, she still gets to use her slicing and dicing skills,...

Circle of Influence (Zoe Chambers Mystery #1) Annette Dashofy

Zoe Chambers, paramedic and deputy coroner in rural Pennsylvania’s tight-knit Vance Township, has been privy to a number of local secrets over the years, some of them her own. But secrets become explosive when a dead body is found in the Township Board President’s abandoned car. As a January...

City of Darkness and Light (Molly Murphy Series #13) by Rhys Bowen

Molly and Daniel Sullivan are settling happily into the new routines of parenthood, but their domestic bliss is shattered the night a gang retaliates against Daniel for making a big arrest. Daniel wants his family safely out of New York City as soon as possible. In shock and grieving, but...

Dead Between the Lines (Devereaux's Dime Store Mystery  #3) Denise Swanson

Opening an old-fashioned five-and-dime shop in her small Missouri hometown has been a great change for Devereaux “Dev” Sinclair. But when she hosts a reading group there, she learns that bad writing can mean life or death.

To keep her new business in the black, Dev opens up her shop to...

Death by Hitchcock (Edwina Goodman Mystery #2) Elissa Grodin

Physics and film seemingly have few academic features in common. However, when local siren Bunny Baldwin, a student in the Film Studies Department at Cushing College, is found strangled to death on opening night of the Hitchcock Film Festival, Physics professor Edwina Goodwin puts on her...

Death on Blackheath (Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series #29) by Anne Perry

Anne Perry’s superb New York Times bestselling novels set in the glorious reign of Victoria are loved by readers far and wide. Now, with this new Charlotte and Thomas Pitt mystery, Perry returns us to that charmed era, when wealth and power rule—but where, alas, poisonous corruption lies coiled...

Deep Fried Homicide (Donut Shop Mystery Series #13) by Jessica Beck

When Suzanne’s boyfriend, Jake, is shot in the line of duty, he comes to April Springs to recuperate. The only problem is the that the man Jake was trying to capture has a partner, a very bad man now intent on seeking revenge. Add another villain returning from Suzanne’s own past into the mix,...

Drowning the Daffodils (Heavenly Highland Inn Mystery #4) by Cindy Bell

When Vicky has a fight with her handsome boyfriend, Deputy Sheriff Mitchell Slate, she is happy to bury herself in her work to try and forget about their tiff. The perfect distraction is provided by the family reunion of the wealthy and influential Carter family which is being held at the...

Dyed and Gone (An Azalea March Mystery #1) by Beth Yarnell

Hairstylist Azalea March is looking forward to a wild weekend in Las Vegas with her friends. Oh, sure, they're supposed to be there on business, attending the biggest hair show on the west coast, but that doesn't mean they can't have a little fun. But fun quickly turns to drama. On the first...

Fortune Cookie (Culinary Murder Mysteries Series #11) by Josi Kilpack

Sadie Hoffmiller has always liked things to be just so. A place for everything and everything in its place. Order over chaos. And of all things Sadie should be able to control, her own wedding is at the top of the list. With the big day just three weeks away, Sadie is busily adding the perfect...

Ghostly Paws (Mystic Notch Mystery Series #1) by Leighann Dobbs

At least that's how it seems to former crime journalist, Wilhelmina Chance, whose near-fatal accident has given her a strange side effect ... she sees ghosts.

After a messy divorce sends her fleeing back to her hometown of Mystic Notch, nestled in the White Mountains of New Hampshire,...

Hot Tub of Death (Sunshine Valley Mystery #1) by Rita Strombeck

On the surface, Sunshine Valley appears to be an idyllic small town in Arizona’s picturesque Sonoran desert. When Adam and Eve Iverson, a retired married couple, move to this seemingly peaceful community, they have every intention of pursuing their individual passions. Then, one day, their plans...

How to Paint a Cat (Cats and Curios Mystery Series #5) by Rebecca Hale

San Francisco isn’t the biggest city in the country, but it feels pretty vast when you’re canvassing its neighborhoods looking for clues to your missing uncle’s hidden location. Aided by my two cats, Rupert and Isabella, I try to follow Uncle Oscar’s painted clues on a trail that leads from Coit...

Iced to Death (Gourmet De-Lite Mystery Series #3) by Peg Cochran

Gigi Fitzgerald, owner of Gigi’s Gourmet De-Lite, knows how to put her clients’ cravings on ice. But catching a slippery killer is more of a challenge…

Gigi’s business may be hot, but her home life is leaving her cold. Her sister, Pia, has dropped in for an unannounced visit and, much to...

Inherit the Word (Cookbook Nook Mystery Series #2) by Daryl Wood Gerber

Jenna Hart moved back to Crystal Cove, California, to recapture her joie de vivre and to help her aunt Vera run the local culinary bookshop and café. But it’s hard to follow a simple recipe for relaxation when murder gets thrown in the mix…

The Cookbook Nook is set to host the town’s...

Keeping Mum (Garden Society Mystery #3) by Alyse Carlson

Roanoke, Virginia, is home to some of the country’s most exquisite gardens, and it’s Camellia Harris’s job to promote them. But when a political fundraiser turns deadly, everyone’s a candidate for murder...

Cam and her best friend, Annie, are planning a gala for a local Senate candidate—a...

Killer Physique (Savannah Reid Series #19) by G.A. McKevett

Plus-sized P.I. Savannah Reid gets a taste of the high life when she attends a Hollywood premiere on the arm of husband Dirk Coulter. Savannah may be a newlywed, but even she gets weak in the knees when she meets celebrity athlete-turned-movie-star Jason Tyrone. So imagine how she feels when the...

Murder at the Breakers (Gilded Newport Mystery #1)  Alyssa Maxwell

As the nineteenth century comes to a close, the illustrious Vanderbilt family dominates Newport, Rhode Island, high society. But when murder darkens a glittering affair at the Vanderbilt summer home, reporter Emma Cross learns that sometimes the actions of the cream of society can curdle one’s...

Pearls and Poison (Consignment Shop Mystery Series #3) by Duffy Brown

It’s election time in Savannah, Georgia, and Judge Guillotine Gloria—aka Reagan Summerside’s mom—is neck and neck in the polls with Kip “Scummy” Seymour. But the already dirty campaign is about to get downright filthy—with one candidate getting buried six feet under…

With her strong...

Shunned and Dangerous (Amish Mystery Series #3) by Laura Bradford

Living in the small town of Heavenly, Pennsylvania, Claire Weatherly has come to admire the Amish for their wholesome, honest way of life. But she also knows that nothing is as simple as it seems—especially when murder disturbs the peace.

Claire has always been game for a good puzzle, so...

Spinning in Her Grave (Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery Series #3) by Molly MacRae

Kath Rutledge is settling in as the owner of the Weaver’s Cat, a fiber and fabric shop in Blue Plum, Tennessee. But nothing, not even the ghost haunting her shop, prepares her for the mystery that will leave the whole town spinning....

It’s time for Blue Plum’s annual historical festival...

Steeped in Evil (Tea Shop Series #15) by Laura Childs

In the newest mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Sweet Tea Revenge, Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning is about to learn the true meaning of terroir…

Theodosia Browning has never considered herself a wine connoisseur—tea has always been her forte. But that doesn’t...

The Alpine Yeoman (Emma Lord Series #25) by Mary Daheim

Mary Daheim’s bestselling novels, set in Alpine, a picturesque village tucked away in the Cascade Mountains, have charmed a generation of mystery lovers with suspenseful tales of the peril that bubbles up from below the serene surface of small-town life.

An ill wind blows through Alpine,...

The Coal Black Asphalt Tomb (Berger and Mitry Mystery Series #10) by David Handler

The historic New England village of Dorset has actually elected a living, breathing woman as its First Selectman. And now she’s about to undertake the Historic District’s biggest public works project in a generation–the widening and re-grading of Dorset Street. The job has needed doing for ages...

The Outsmarting of Criminals (Miss Felicity Prim Mystery #1) by Steven Rigolisi

After being mugged in New York City, Miss Felicity Prim decides to leave the big city and purchase a home in the country, where she will be safe from the dangerous criminals who call New York home. A devoted reader of crime fiction, Miss Prim believes that her reading experiences have given her...

The Tell-Tail Heart (Cattarina Mysteries #1) Monica Shaughnessy

Philadelphia, 1842: Poe's cat, Cattarina, becomes embroiled in a killer's affairs when she finds a clue to the crime: a glass eye. It's only when her beloved "Eddie" takes an interest, however, that she decides to hunt down the madman. Her dangerous expedition takes her from creepy Eastern State...

Trouble in the Cotswolds  (Cotswold Mystery Series #12) by Rebecca Tope

Thea Osborne hopes to spend a quiet Christmas house-sitting for the Shepherds in the picturesque Cotswold village of Stanton, close to Broadway. Walks in the local countryside with the dogs and perhaps a meal in the pub are all the excitement she wants. When her arrival at the village coincides...

Unbreakable Bonds (Angela Panther Mystery #2) Carolyn Ridder Aspenson

"Be careful what you wish for because karma has a way of biting you in the butt." That's what Angela Panther's mother always said.
And boy was she was right.

When Angela first discovered her gift to gab with ghosts, she fought it tooth and nail. But the second she decided it wasn'...

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