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Silence of the lamps by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Silence of the lamps

Just when Caprice thought things were getting serious with her boyfriend Grant, his pretty ex-wife swoops into town and nabs his attention. Uncle Dom is living with her parents and desperately needs a new job. And her sister Nikki's catering business is threatened when rival Drew Pierson starts eating away at her share of the market. Things could not possibly get more chaotic when Drew is found bludgeoned to death by one of his grandmother's antique Tiffany lamps--and Nikki is the number one sus

Nov 13, 2017
Shades of wrath by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Shades of wrath

Between her booming business, her family, and her work rescuing stray animals, home stager Caprice De Luca's life is packed. But when a murder unsettles peaceful Kismet, Pennsylvania, she adds amateur sleuth to her resume. Thanks to a wealthy patron, Kismet's women's shelter, Sunrise Tomorrow, has inherited a run-down mansion. Now the shelter's director, Wendy Newcomb, wants Caprice's decorating expertise. Caprice is happy to help, but when she glimpses a few heated encounters between Wendy and

Nov 13, 2017
Ring in the year with murder by Wallace, Auralee, author. Ring in the year with murder

This New Year's Eve, Erica's resolution is to have a great night--even if it kills her. She is, after all, at the party to end all parties: a Great Gatsby--themed gala sure to be the talk of Otter Lake, New Hampshire. With her perfectly finger-waved hair, borrowed pearls, and scarlet flapper dress, Erica is determined to be unflappable, despite the presence of her ex, Sheriff Grady Forrester, and his hot date, a bubbly blonde who has a hard time holding her drink. Literally ... In a plot twist a

Nov 13, 2017
Plum lovin' by Evanovich, Janet. Plum lovin'

Receiving simultaneous caches of love letters and hate mail, Connie Rosolli enlists the aid of Lula, Grandma Mazur, and the enigmatic Diesel when she becomes suspicious that her secret admirer and stalker are the same person.

Nov 13, 2017
A mystery at Carlton House by Gardner, Ashley, author. A mystery at Carlton House

Captain Lacey is drawn into the affairs of the highest in the land when his friend Grenville is asked by the Prince Regent to look into odd happenings in his lavish abode of Carlton House. Objects of value have gone missing, paintings and sculpture have been moved, and some of the staff have reported strange sounds and movements in the shadows. The Regent and his cronies suspect ghosts or other malign spirits. The Bow Street Runners have a more human suspect for these doings, and Captain Lacey i

Nov 13, 2017
Lean mean thirteen by Evanovich, Janet. Lean mean thirteen

Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, along with her offbeat family and associates, embarks on her thirteenth perilous adventure.

Nov 13, 2017
The glamorous dead by Gates, Suzanne, author. The glamorous dead

"Set in the dream factory of the 1940s, this glittering debut novel follows a young Hollywood hopeful into a star-studded web of scandal, celebrity, and murder... The chipped pink nail polish is a dead giveaway-- no pun intended. When a human thumb is discovered near a Hollywood nightclub, it doesn't take long for the police to identify its owner. Miss Penny Harp would recognize that pink anywhere: it belongs to her best friend, Rosemary. And so does the rest of the body buried beneath it.

Nov 13, 2017
Gilt by association by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Gilt by association

"Between training her new puppy, helping her sister with her baby, and searching for the perfect vintage dress for Kismet's Valentines' Day dance, home-stager Caprice De Luca has a lot on her to-do list. But she's never too busy to do a little staging, and she's looking forward to thawing February's frozen real estate market with her Hearts and Flowers Open House. Her client Louise Downing's romantically decorated home practically staged itself. But when Louise is found murdered, Caprice is forc

Nov 13, 2017
Etched in Tears by Hollon, Cheryl Etched in Tears

Nov 13, 2017
Drape expectations by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Drape expectations

"These days, home stager Caprice De Luca's calendar is a full house. Her grandmother's health is failing, her wayward uncle is stirring the pot, and she's torn between two equally eligible suitors. With so much drama in her personal life, Caprice is grateful to have Ace Richland, a former 80s rock star, ask her to stage his girlfriend's house. But Alanna Goodwin is a tough customer who balks at Caprice's ideas and all but commandeers the staging. Caprice almost isn't surprised when the snappish

Nov 13, 2017
Cremains of the day by Simon, Misty, author. Cremains of the day

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Nov 13, 2017
Crazy like a fox - a novel by Brown, Rita Mae, author. Crazy like a fox - a novel

An "investigation into a missing and very valuable object flushes out murder, ghosts, and old family rivalries. Now "Sister" Jane Arnold and a pack of four-legged friends must catch the scent of a killer and unearth a long-buried truth"--

Nov 13, 2017
Breathe - a suspense thriller by Brogan, Mike, author. Breathe - a suspense thriller

B R E A T H E ... a mystery suspense thriller... Doctor Nell Northam is abducted by jihadists to help them launch a weapon. The President asks his security advisor, CIA Special Advisor Donovan Rourke, to stop the attack. But when Donovan and Nell are finally ready to stop it, they realize they've been deceived - and that thousands of Americans are about to die.

Nov 13, 2017
The Alexandria affair by Gardner, Ashley, author. The Alexandria affair

"Captain Gabriel Lacey accompanies famous dandy Lucius Grenville to Egypt, a land Lacey has long anticipated visiting. Lacey travels there for more than a simple holiday, however--James Denis has tasked him with finding an "object" in Alexandria and procuring it, whatever the cost. The task does not turn out to be so simple. Locating what Denis wants in the teeming city proves difficult, sending Lacey and Grenville exploring tombs and temples down the Nile. Lacey must deal with treasure hunters,

Nov 13, 2017
Weycombe - a novel of suspense by Malliet, G. M., 1951- author. Weycombe - a novel of suspense

Weycombe is the chocolate-box village of everyones dreams. For American Jillian White, a gated life of pleasure and comfort with her titled English husband was a fantasy come true. But the murder of a local estate agent mars the villages so-pretty surface. Are people actually dying to live in Weycombe? Jill investigates, piecing together clues along the snaking paths and winding lanes of her adopted village. She knows truth has many versions, depending on who is doing the telling.

Nov 12, 2017
Watery grave by Alexander, Bruce, 1932-2003. Watery grave

In this third adventure, Sir John Fielding returns in his most baffling case yet. His stepson returns from high seas with tales of storms and a captain overboard. Was it an accident, or was it murder? Fielding is asked to investigate, but discovers considerably more than he'd bargained for. Filled with the authentic sights and sounds of eighteenth-century London, and with a supremely colorful and varied cast of characters, Watery Grave is in every way a delight to read. "Fielding's detection . .

Nov 12, 2017
Unquiet spirits - a Sherlock Holmes adventure by MacBird, Bonnie, author. Unquiet spirits - a Sherlock Holmes adventure

London. December 1889. Fresh from debunking a "ghostly" hound in Dartmoor, Sherlock Holmes has returned to London, only to find himself the target of a deadly vendetta. A beautiful client arrives with a tale of ghosts, kidnapping and dynamite on a whisky estate in Scotland, but brother Mycroft trumps all with an urgent assignment in the South of France. On the fabled Riviera, Holmes and Watson encounter treachery, explosions, rival French Detective Jean Vidocq ... and a terrible discovery. This

Nov 12, 2017
Unholy city - a Claire Codella mystery by Smith, Carrie, author. Unholy city - a Claire Codella mystery

When a senior churchwarden is found murdered in the herb garden of his Manhattan church, detectives Claire Codella and Brian Haggerty set aside their differences to identify a killer among several possible suspects.

Nov 12, 2017
Thread the halls by Wait, Lea. Thread the halls

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Nov 12, 2017
Smoke and mirrors - a Miss Barnum mystery by Daniels, Casey, author. Smoke and mirrors - a Miss Barnum mystery

Evie Barnum is in charge of her brother's museum, a place teeming with scientific specimens and "human prodigies" including a bearded woman and the lizard man. In this weird and whacky workplace, Evie hopes she can bury her secrets. But when an old friend shows up and begs for her help, she does all she can to stay away. The next time she sees him, he is dead in front of the exhibit of the Feejee Mermaid. Suspicion for the murder falls on Jeffrey, known as the Lizard Man, but Evie knows it isn't

Nov 12, 2017

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