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Say Yes to the Death

by Susan Mcbride Witness (September 29, 2015)

Someone old, someone cruel

Debutante dropout Andrea Kendricks is beyond done with big hair, big gowns, and big egos—so being dragged to a high-society Texas wedding by her socialite mama, Cissy, gives her a...


Here Comes the Bribe

Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries #30

by Mary Daheim William Morrow (April 05, 2016)

Judith McMonigle Flynn has her hands full with unexpected family ties and a dead body in the backyard in this delightfully zany mystery in Mary Daheim’s popular Bed-and-Breakfast series.

Rodney Schmuck and...


Dancing Dead

Sister Rose Callahan #6

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (November 04, 2014)

The curious are flocking to a quaint Kentucky village, where the North Homage Shakers have opened a hostel rumored to be inhabited by a nineteenth-century spirit. Business is booming even in the throes of the...


Killing Gifts

Sister Rose Callahan #5

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (November 04, 2014)

The Depression's winter gloom has crept into the summerhouse of the Hancock Shaker Village in Massachusetts. The dead body of a woman "of dubious reputation" -- a lost soul befriended by many of the brothers...


A Simple Shaker Murder

Sister Rose Callahan #4

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (December 23, 2014)

Despite the hardships of the Great Depression, Sister Rose Callahan's Shaker village of North Homage is surviving nicely. Now they have visitors—a group of "reformers" hoping to create a utopian community...


Sins of a Shaker Summer

Sister Rose Callahan #3

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (December 23, 2014)

Rose Callahan, newly appointed eldress of the community of Believers at the Kentucky Shaker viliage of North Homage, confesses to a nagging resentment toward Andrew, sent by the lead ministry in Mount Lebanon...


Deadly Shaker Spring

Sister Rose Callahan #2

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (December 23, 2014)

We have frightening enemies living among us, known by their strange dress. These so-called Shakers are shrewd and canny. . .a scourge; a tumor that must be sliced from our side . .

Sister Rose Callahan read the...


Death of a Winter Shaker

Sister Rose Callahan #1

by Deborah Woodworth Avon (December 23, 2014)

SISTER ROSE IS ON A MISSION... TO CATCH A KILLER

The peaceful Shakers, pledged to hard work, worship and nonviolence could scarcely believe there was a dead body in their herb house. The handsome young drifter...


The Body in the Birches

Faith Fairchild #22

by Katherine Hall Page William Morrow (May 12, 2015)

At home on Sanpere Island, Maine, caterer and amateur sleuth Faith Fairchild discovers that real estate can be murder, especially when it’s all in the family, in this twenty-second book in the popular mystery...


Crunch Time: A Novel of Suspense

Goldy Bear Culinary Mysteries #15

by Diane Mott Davidson William Morrow (April 05, 2011)

“A cross between Mary Higgins Clark and Betty Crocker.”

Baltimore Sun

“The Julia Child of mystery writers.”

Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph

No one cooks up a tastier stew of murder, mystery, and...


The Loving Daylights

by Lynsay Sands HarperCollins e-books (April 26, 2011)

New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands delivers a "madcap escapade" (Publishers Weekly) in this contemporary romance about a quirky inventor and unexpected love.

Shy Jane Spyrus loves gadgets. She can...


The Body in the Gazebo: A Faith Fairchild Mystery

Faith Fairchild #19

by Katherine Hall Page HarperCollins e-books (April 19, 2011)

“Katherine Hall Page is my favorite writer of the traditional mystery.”

 —Harlan Coben

“Hungry readers, enjoy!”

—Diana Mott Davidson

Minister’s wife, caterer, and amateur sleuth Faith Fairchild must...


Nemesis

Miss Marple #12

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (June 15, 2004)

Even the unflappable Miss Marple is astounded as she reads the letter addressed to her on instructions from the recently deceased tycoon Mr. Jason Rafiel, whom she had met on holiday in the West Indies (A Caribbean...


Hush Hush

Tess Monaghan #12

by Laura Lippman William Morrow (February 24, 2015)

New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman plunges Baltimore private investigator Tess Monaghan into a twisted and disturbing case.

Tess Monaghan has encountered almost every possible criminal motive throughout...


A Lesson in Secrets

Maisie Dobbs #8

by Jacqueline Winspear HarperCollins e-books (March 22, 2011)

Private investigator Maisie Dobbs receives her first assignment from the British Secret Service in A Lesson in Secrets, the eighth book in Jacqueline Winspear’s award-winning mystery series. Sent to pose as...


Wrongful Death

Anna Travis #9

by Lynda La Plante Bourbon Street Books (January 06, 2015)

London’s Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis must decide where her loyalties lie, duty to the job or personal ambition, in this masterful tale of suspense from the award-winning, international bestselling...


The Chill of Night

by James Hayman Witness Impulse (July 01, 2014)

A frozen corpse.

A missing witness.

Strange voices that aren't there.

One cold night, Lainie Goff, a glamorous young attorney on the fast track to a partnership at Portland's top firm, is found frozen in the trunk...


The Cutting

by James Hayman Witness Impulse (June 03, 2014)

The first novel in the nationally bestselling McCabe and Savage series—perfect for fans of John Sandford and CJ Box.

Someone is stealing the hearts of beautiful women...

Detective Mike McCabe moved from a top...


Baltimore Blues

Tess Monaghan #1

by Laura Lippman William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

Until her paper, the Baltimore Star, crashed and burned, Tess Monaghan was a damn good reporter who knew her hometown intimately -- from historic Fort McHenry to the crumbling projects of Cherry Hill. Now gainfully...


Pat Capponi Two-Book Bundle

by Pat Capponi HarperCollins Publishers (March 11, 2014)

Private investigator Dana Leoni and her crew of misfit sleuths solve mysteries on the dark streets of Toronto.

In Last Stop Sunnyside, bestselling author Pat Capponi introduces readers to Dana Leoni. All Dana...


Killer WASPs

by Amy Korman Witness Impulse (September 16, 2014)

Crime really stings in Killer WASPs

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, is a haven for East Coast WASPs, where tennis tournaments and cocktails at the club are revered traditions. Little happens in the sleepy suburb, and...


Aunty Lee's Deadly Specials

Singaporean Mysteries #2

by Ovidia Yu William Morrow Paperbacks (September 30, 2014)

Rosie “Aunty” Lee, the feisty widow, amateur sleuth, and proprietor of Singapore’s best-loved home cooking restaurant, is back in another delectable, witty mystery involving scandal and murder among the...


A Cry in the Night

by Alison Bruce Witness Impulse (November 04, 2014)

Making a fresh start can be hard, especially with a killer watching . . .

When her sister was murdered, Jane Osborne left Cambridge and swore she'd never return. But now, Detective Gary Goodhew has stumbled onto...


Lying Dead

DI Marjory Fleming #3

by Aline Templeton Witness Impulse (February 11, 2014)

This moody and arresting thriller is perfect for fans of Tana French.

On a beautiful, eerily quiet May morning, a girl is found brutally bludgeoned to death. When Detective Marjory Fleming arrives, the silence...


Water Music

by Margie Orford Witness Impulse (August 12, 2014)

There's nowhere to run …

When a little girl is found on an icy hillside, on the brink of starvation, Clare Hart is baffled that nobody has reported her missing.

In another troubling turn of events, a distraught...


Daddy's Girl

Clare Hart #3

by Margie Orford Witness Impulse (June 10, 2014)

How far would you go?

A little girl waits alone to be picked up after ballet class—until an unmarked car approaches, and she is gone.

But this little girl is the daughter of Police Captain Riedwaan Faizal. He...


Gallows Hill

Clare Hart #4

by Margie Orford Witness Impulse (July 08, 2014)

How far would you go?

Dr. Clare Hart is summoned to investigate a building site where hundreds of centuries-old skeletons have been found—beneath Gallows Hill, where Cape Town's notorious execution grounds...


Clam Wake

Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries #29

by Mary Daheim William Morrow (August 12, 2014)

Innkeeper and irrepressible sleuth Judith McMonigle Flynn and cousin Renie face off against a cold-blooded killer in a beach community in this delightfully charming Bed-and-Breakfast mystery from USA Today and...


A Photographic Death

by Judi Culbertson Witness Impulse (May 27, 2014)

Bookseller-turned-amateur detective Delhi Laine is back with another atmospheric mystery—but this time, it's a family affair.

Nineteen years ago, Delhi Laine's two-year-old daughter disappeared. After a frantic...


Murder Unfolds

Stain-Busting Mysteries #5

by Sharon Short Avon (December 17, 2013)

As her big 3-0 approaches, Josie Toadfern's life seems more or less wrinkle-free. Since the laundromat owner, stain removal expert, and confirmed snoop's local stain-busting column went regional, she's become...


Hung Out to Die

Stain-Busting Mysteries #4

by Sharon Short Avon (December 17, 2013)

There's no fun in dysfunctional

Small-town laundress Josie Toadfern has her own fair share of dirty laundry—namely the Toadfern clan! Ostracized from the family unit ever since her parents dumped eight-year-old...


Death in the Cards

Stain-Busting Mysteries #3

by Sharon Short Avon (December 17, 2013)

Laundromat owner and stain removal expert Josie Toadfern knows her tiny twon's dirty clothes and most of its dirty little secrets. But an upcoming "Psychic Fair" is bringing a brand-new mess to Paradises, Ohio....


Death by Deep Dish Pie

Stain-Busting Mysteries #2

by Sharon Short Avon (December 17, 2013)

Like nearly everyone else in Paradise, Ohio, local laundromat owner and stain-removal expert Josie Toadfern eagerly awaits the upcoming July 4th Founders Day celebration with its highlight, the annual Breitenstrater...


Death of a Domestic Diva

Stain-Busting Mysteries #1

by Sharon Short Avon (December 17, 2013)

Need something troublesome and unsightly eliminated permanently? Call Josie Toadfern!

There is no stain on Earth that laundromat owner Josie Toadfern can't conquer, and she's offered to share her expertise on...


Tie Dyed and Dead

Stain-Busting Mysteries #6

by Sharon Short Avon (December 17, 2013)

As if running a successful laundromat and writing a perennially popular (and soon to be national!) household tips column weren't enough to keep Josie Toadfern busy, she's taken a gig on the side. The Mayfair...


Playing With Fire

by Frances Fyfield Witness Impulse (June 24, 2014)

There's no place like home.

When Sarah Fortune inherits an apartment from one of her many lovers, she moves in and begins to receive letters from someone claiming the apartment belongs to him instead. At first...


To Have and to Kill: A Wedding Cake Mystery

Wedding Cake Mysteries #1

by Mary Jane Clark HarperCollins e-books (December 28, 2010)

“Clark has perfected the suspense novel.”

Booklist

New York Times bestselling author and mystery writer par excellence, Mary Jane Clark kicks off her delicious new Wedding Cake mystery series with To Have...


Ten Little Bloodhounds

by Virginia Lanier HarperCollins e-books (October 26, 2010)

A Matter Of Life And Death

There's a lot of excitement down at Jo Beth Sidden's kennel. A full litter of ten baby bloodhounds is due any day. Though pressed for time, Jo Beth still agrees to do a favor for a...


Garden of Evil

by Edna Buchanan HarperCollins (October 26, 2010)

While attempting an arrest, a sheriff is slain by an enigmatic young woman who promptly vanishes into the northern Florida landscape. As the story comes over the wire, reporter Britt Montero is intrigued. Few...


Loco Motive: A Bed-and-Breakfast Mystery

Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries #25

by Mary Daheim HarperCollins e-books (September 07, 2010)

“Daheim writes with wit, wisdom, and a big heart. I love her books.”

—Carolyn Hart

 

Another deft and daffy Bed-and-Breakfast mystery from the indomitable Mary Daheim—“The reigning Queen of the Cozies”...


The Girl in the Green Raincoat

Tess Monaghan #11

by Laura Lippman William Morrow (January 18, 2011)

“Lippman is a writing powerhouse. ”

USA Today

 

“I love her books.”

—Harlan Coben

 

New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman—winner of the Edgar® Award and every other major literary prize...


The Glass Is Always Greener

Den of Antiquity #16

by Tamar Myers HarperCollins e-books (January 25, 2011)

“A very funny series.”

Green Bay Press-Gazette

After sixteen delightfully madcap books, Tamar Myers’s hilarious Den of Antiquity cozy mystery series comes to a close with The Glass is Always Greener....


At Bertram's Hotel

Miss Marple #11

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 28, 2003)

At Bertram’s Hotel the intrepid Miss Marple, on holiday in London, must solve a deadly mystery at the end of a chain of very violent events.

An old-fashioned London hotel is not quite as reputable as it makes...


When Winter Returns: A Rosie Winter Mystery

Rosie Winter #4

by Kathryn Miller Haines HarperCollins e-books (May 11, 2010)

“Kathryn Miller Haines perfectly captures the feel, sights and sounds of New York in the 1940s….A lot of fun.”

 —Rhys Bowen

 

Aspiring actress and sometime sleuth Rosie Winter is back in When Winter Returns—...


The Mapping of Love and Death

Maisie Dobbs #7

by Jacqueline Winspear HarperCollins (March 23, 2010)

In the latest mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, Maisie Dobbs must unravel a case of wartime love and death—an investigation that leads her to a long-hidden affair between a young cartographer...


The Seventh Witch

Ophelia & Abby #7

by Shirley Damsgaard HarperCollins e-books (January 26, 2010)

“A Golden Broomstick to [these] most unusual sleuths, a septuagenarian witch and her psychic granddaughter.”

—Carolyn Hart

 

The Seventh Witch is the seventh installment in Shirley Damsgaard’s Agatha Award-nominated...


The Body in the Sleigh

Faith Fairchild #18

by Katherine Hall Page HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

“Katherine Hall Page is my favorite writer of the traditional mystery. Not only is The Body in the Sleigh a gripping whodunit, but it’s a classic tale of hope.”

—Harlan Coben

 

Caterer and minister’s...


Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind

Miss Julia #1

by Ann B. Ross HarperCollins e-books (October 20, 2009)

Miss Julia, a recently bereaved and newly wealthy widow, is only slightly bemused when one Hazel Marie Puckett appears at her door with a youngster in tow and unceremoniously announces that the child is the...


The Family Tree

by Sheri S. Tepper HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

THE ONCE FERTILE EARTH OF DORA HENRY'S CHILDHOOD HAS BEEN UNDERVALUED AND OVERDEVELOPED. NOW NATURE, APPARENTLY, HAS DECIDED TO FIGHT BACK.

Police officer Dora Henry is investigating the bizarre murders of three...


Legal Tender

Rosato & Associates #4

by Lisa Scottoline HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

Bennie Rosato is a maverick lawyer, and business at her law firm has never been better. Then, without warning, a savage murder tears the firm apart. All evidence points to Bennie, who has motive aplenty and...