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A Simple Murder: A Mystery (Will Rees Mysteries)

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Velling hopes the speculation stops with the publication of this article, but suspects it won’t. “Most of us, we get lonesome and homesick the first time we go to college, when we join the military. Series featuring Smoky O'Donnell, a narcotics officer in "Farmer's Mound," a small town outside of Dallas. MysteryBookstore.com features over 100 top mystery authors, organized by genre, and sorted by popularity, book reviews, or alphabet. His snappish but entertaining Aunt Daisy Perika, a tribal shaman, helps Charlie solve crimes with her prophetic dreams and supernatural intuition.

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Rotten Borough: A financial crime thriller murder mystery

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You have everything you need to play the game. In many mysteries, the detective is in danger at the story's climax -- that is, at the moment when he or she discovers the killer's identity (near the end of the book). Cat in a Jeweled Jumpsuit (1999) is the latest in Carole Nelson Douglas' series about Midnight Louie, a sleek black tom cat who sleuths in Vegas. But I've also written Western novels, and A Time for Hanging (1989) is a straight mystery that just happens to be set in the 1880s instead of the 1980s when it was written.

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Witch Myth: A Yew Hollow Cozy Mystery- Book 0

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While on an archaeological expedition in Mexico, Terry and Dr. A quick look suggests there's enough here to start up a half-competent lab. Sometimes the shopper receives a small payment, as well. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins c.1200, "track or trail of a person," from Old Norse sloð "trail," of uncertain origin. This doesn't stop her investigating when her flock finds its shepherd with a spade through his heart. March 11, 2011 Frances McNamara is a mild-mannered librarian by day and a cold-blooded killer by night.

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The Puzzle (Samantha Jamison Mystery Book 1)

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The winners will be announced at the Midwest Holiday Party on December 13. By registering you are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions of the website. Shake The Big Lebowski up in a bag with The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, ... "In her brilliant book The Skeleton Crew, Deborah Halber explains why local law enforcement often fails to investigate [John and Jane Doe] deaths … While the population of the anonymous dead receives only scant attention from the police or the media, it has given rise to a macabre subculture of Internet sleuthing.

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Murder - A Chummy Affair (Two Sisters and a Journalist Book

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This may be authentically-researched detective legwork (as in a police procedural, such as in the novels of Joseph Wambaugh) or a scientific investigation of the evidence (such as in Patricia Cornwell's books featuring the medical examiner Kay Scarpetta or Kathy Reichs' series with forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan). On Facebook, she constantly posts images of abused dogs and missing children. "Please share," she writes above each of them. Later, Catherine the Great commissioned a new generation of craftsmen to embellish the room and moved it from the Winter Palace in St Petersburg to her new summer abode in Tsarskoye Selo, outside the city.

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Rest in Peach (A Georgia Peach Mystery)

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The action is fast and the laughter is contagious as you become the detective and solve the crime through a live interrogation! Maybe it's the longer days, or that the sun kicks me out of bed earlier? Visit JoannaChallis.com/ for more information on this series. Cops Crime Fiction Booklist: Books about Cops - Police Procedurals. (Overbooked): Author, title, pub. info, summary for about 20 titles, most of which received starred reviews from Kirkus, Library Journal, or Booklist, by Ethan Black, Bob Sloane, Archer Mayor, Faye Kellerman, Ed McBain, et al.

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The Day She Died: A Novel

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Rosenberg, etc., but in other industries besides law. Archaeology & Anthropology Mysteries (Winter Park PL, FL): Lists author, title, webcat link for about 30 single titles and about 15 series. Copies of Carole's books will be available for sale and signing after the program. I loved reading Hijack in Abstract and the newly released Death in Perspective. Most cops spend their entire careers without firing a weapon in the line of duty. He joins Peter Cushing, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Roger Moore, Basil Rathbone and John Cleese among the actors to have been situated at 221B Baker Street.

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The Devil's Cold Dish (Will Rees Mysteries)

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Perry Mason and Ben Matlock, attorneys for the defence; famous for The Perry Mason Method of sleuthing. You could submit your finished mystery to the Two Minute Mystery Writing Club (Grade 4-10), and see if your story is a 'stumper.' Another mystery writing contest can be found at Kids' Mystery Contest at Candlelight Stories; you can also examine past contest winners. Unfortunately for the author, though, the plot wasn’t as impenetrable as he thought—reducing him to bankruptcy.

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The Lost Degas

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Ockler’s sister, Peggy Foster, battles recurrent bronchitis and sinusitis. Her comic foil in all six of the murder mystery film series was Inspector Oscar Piper (James Gleason). Pronzini, best known for his Nameless Detective series, is a master at this sort of thing, blending authentic 1890s historical detail seamlessly into the plot. Time is limited, so numbers will be issued to each interested person when they enter the room. Historical Mystery Series (Fairfax County Public Library, VA): Arranged by fictitious character, provides description of character, time/setting of books, first title in series with publication date, and author's name for a dozen or so series.

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Death on the Sapphire: A Lady Frances Ffolkes Mystery

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Why is it that I enjoy cats, but can take or leave most cat mysteries? Her doubts, misplaced certainties and wrong guesses work because in her place, we might react the same way. David Tennant (Broadchurch, Doctor Who) stars as a brilliant defense lawyer with a storybook family and a potent nickname, “The Escape Artist,” for his ability to spring the obviously guilty. Roderick is an elegant, if slightly stuffy, old English name, that could see more use–depending on how you feel about nicknames Rod and Roddy.

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