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Murder With Cinnamon Scones by Smith, Karen Rose Murder With Cinnamon Scones

Apr 23, 2018
Murder with lemon tea cakes by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Murder with lemon tea cakes

"Daisy, a widowed mom of two teenagers, is used to feeling protective--so when Iris started dating the wealthy and not-quite-divorced Harvey Fitz, she worried ... especially after his bitter ex stormed in and caused a scene at the party Daisy's Tea Garden was catering. Then there was the gossip she overheard about Harvey's grown children being cut out of his will. Daisy didn't want her aunt to wind up with a broken heart--but she never expected Iris to wind up a suspect in Harvey's murder. Now t

Apr 17, 2018
Murder, she knit by Ehrhart, Peggy, author. Murder, she knit

Pamela is hosting the next Knit and Nibble meeting and can't wait to liven up her otherwise empty home with colorful yarn, baking, and a little harmless gossip. She even recruits Amy Morgan, an old friend who recently moved to town, as the group's newest member. But on the night of the gathering, Amy doesn't show. Not until Pamela finds the woman dead outside--a knitting needle stabbed through the front of her handmade sweater. Someone committed murder before taking off with Amy's knitting bag,

Apr 23, 2018
Natural thorn killer by Dyer-Seeley, Kate, author. Natural thorn killer

Britta Johnston might be a late bloomer, but after leaving her deadbeat husband and dead-end job, she's finally pursuing her artistic passion at her aunt Elin's floral boutique, Blooma, in Portland, Oregon. It's on the banks of the Willamette, in a quaint district of cobblestone paths and cherry trees. The wine bar featuring Pacific Northwest vintages is a tasty bonus, offering another kind of bouquet to enjoy. But things aren't as peaceful as they look. For one thing, someone's been leaving dea

Apr 23, 2018
Necessary ends by Whittle, Tina, author. Necessary ends

Tai Randolph is no stranger to solving mysteries. With a taste for danger and a talent for amateur sleuthing, she has helped put an assortment of murderers behind bars, much to the displeasure of her lover, Trey Seaver. A former SWAT officer with the Atlanta police department before a car crash inflicted brain injuries forcing a retool of his life, Trey believes in letting the authorities handle complex matters of crime and punishment. He's easier with a world of black and white while Tai wrestl

Apr 17, 2018
Night of the Lightbringer by Tremayne, Peter Night of the Lightbringer

Apr 22, 2018
Of murder and men by Cahoon, Lynn, author. Of murder and men

Love is in the air in Aspen Hills, and it's making a terrible mess of Cat Latimer's writers' retreat--especially when blood stains the plot . . . Ever since her business partner, Shauna, fell for a wealthy landowner in town, Cat has been working double time to keep her writers' retreat running. And with the January session almost underway, that spells trouble. As if scheduling mishaps aren't disastrous enough, Shauna skips out on kitchen duties one morning, forcing Cat to serve unsuspecting gues

Apr 17, 2018
On the Hook - A Crochet Mystery by Hechtman, Betty On the Hook - A Crochet Mystery

Apr 22, 2018
Phoenix burning by Maldonado, Isabella, 1965- author. Phoenix burning

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Apr 23, 2018
Portrait of a murderer - a Christmas crime story by Meredith, Anne, 1899-1973, author. Portrait of a murderer - a Christmas crime story

Adrian Gray was born in May 1862 and met his death through violence, at the hands of one of his own children, at Christmas, 1931. Thus begins a classic crime novel published in 1933 that has been too long neglected - until now. It is a riveting portrait of the psychology of a murderer. Each December, Adrian Gray invites his extended family to stay at his lonely house, Kings Poplars. None of Gray's six surviving children is fond of him; several have cause to wish him dead. The family gathers on C

Apr 22, 2018
Probable claws - a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Brown, Rita Mae, author. Probable claws - a Mrs. Murphy mystery

"Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown return with a new tale in their bestselling Mrs. Murphy series, as mysteries past and present converge in Albemarle County, Virginia. Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her friends and animal companions pursue the threads of a mystery dating back to Virginia's post-Revolutionary past, when their 18th-century predecessors struggled with the challenges of the fledgling country. In the present day, Harry's new friendship with Marvella Lawson,

Apr 23, 2018
Queen Anne's lace by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Queen Anne's lace

"A present day ghost leads China Bayles to a secret from Pecan Springs's past in this haunting mystery from New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert. While helping Ruby Wilcox clean up the loft above their shops, China comes upon a box of antique handcrafted lace and old photographs. Following the discovery, she hears a woman humming an old Scottish ballad and smells the delicate scent of lavender.... Soon, strange happenings start to occur in Thyme and Seasons: misplaced items, a r

Apr 23, 2018
Read herring hunt by Burns, V. M., 1964- author. Read herring hunt

"To the town of North Harbor, Michigan, MISU quarterback Dawson Alexander is a local hero. To Samantha Washington, owner of the Market Street Mysteries Bookstore, Dawson is more than a tenant--he's like an adopted son. But to the police, he is their prime suspect after his ex-girlfriend is found murdered. It's more than enough real-life drama for Sam to tackle, but her role as a mystery writer also calls"--

Apr 23, 2018
Roux the day - a dinner club mystery by Wiken, Linda, author. Roux the day - a dinner club mystery

In the latest mystery from the author of Toasting Up Trouble, the Culinary Capers dinner club is back in business when a charity casino event makes a real killing…Event planner Jennifer “J.J.” Tanner is planning a cruise ship casino night—and she’s really going overboard. She even arranged for radio DJ Connor Mac and TV personality Miranda Myers to help the good times roll. But the party comes to a screeching halt when Miranda is found dead on the main deck...With a boatload of suspects, the pol

Apr 23, 2018
Savage liberty - a mystery of revolutionary America by Pattison, Eliot, author. Savage liberty - a mystery of revolutionary America

Apr 19, 2018
Scot free - the lighter side of the dark underbelly of the California dream by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- author. Scot free - the lighter side of the dark underbelly of the California dream

Lexy Campbell fell in love and left her native Scotland for a golden life in California--hitched to a hunk, building her marriage counseling practice, living the dream. Six months later she's divorced, broke, and headed home. There's just one last thing. Lexy's only client--sweet little old Mrs. Bombarro--is in jail for murdering her husband with a fireworks rocket. Lexy knows the cops have got it wrong; all she needs is a few days to prove it and somewhere cheap to sleep at night. But checking

Apr 17, 2018
See Her Run by Townsend, Peggy See Her Run

Apr 22, 2018
Shadow of death by Willan, Jane, author. Shadow of death

The sisters of Gwenafwy Abbey have cherished their contemplative life--dayss spent in prayer, reflection, tending the Convent?s vegetable gardens and making their award-winning organic cheese, Heavenly Gouda. Life seems perfect, except for Sister Agatha, a die-hard mystery fan who despairs of ever finding any real life inspiration for her own novel. That is, until the Abbey?s sexton is found dead under an avalanche of gouda. Despite the reservations of the local constable, Sister Agatha is convi

Apr 22, 2018
Shoot first - (think later) by Woods, Stuart, author. Shoot first - (think later)

In the latest nonstop adventure from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods, Stone Barrington must defend a woman whose business--and life--are under threat. Stone Barrington is enjoying a round of golf in Key West when the game is violently interrupted--and it seems as if the target of the disturbance may have been one of his playing companions, the brilliant businesswoman behind a software startup on the cutting edge of technology. Soon, it becomes clear that this incident is only t

Apr 23, 2018
Shot in the dark by Coyle, Cleo, author. Shot in the dark

"From Cleo Coyle, the New York Times bestselling author of Dead Cold Brew, comes a delicious new entry in the "fun and gripping" (The Huffington Post) Coffeehouse Mystery series. A smartphone dating game turns the Village Blend into a hookup hotspot--until a gunshot turns the landmark coffeehouse into a crime scene. As Village Blend manager Clare Cosi fixes a date for her wedding, her ex-husband is making dates through smartphone swipes. Clare has mixed feelings about these match-ups happening i

Apr 21, 2018

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