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1. A Great Reckoning: A Novel

Louise Penny · Minotaur Books
Pages: 400
Format: Audiobook

Instant New York Times bestseller: #1 in Hardcover Fiction#1 in E-book Fiction#1 in Combined Print and E-book Fiction"Deep and grand and altogether extraordinary... . Miraculous. " The Washington Post"Artful... Powerful... Magical. "- The New York Times Book Review"Superb"-...
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2. The Reek of Red Herrings: A Dandy Gilver Mystery

Catriona McPherson · Minotaur Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

"Dandy Gilver is marvelously, hopelessly, hilariously wonderful. If you haven't discovered Catriona McPherson yet, it's time to start!" -- Charles Todd, author of the Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery seriesOn the rain-drenched, wind-battered Banffshire coast dilapidated mansions...
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3. THE SEMESTER OF OUR DISCONTENT

Cynthia G Kuhn · Henery Press
Pages: 227
Format: Print book

"The best cozy debut I've read this year. An engaging heroine, a college setting that will have you aching to go back to school, and a puzzler of a mystery make this a must-read for cozy lovers." - Laura DiSilverio, National Bestselling Author of the Readaholics Book Club...
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4. Mastering suspense structure & plot

Jane K Cleland · Writer's Digest Books
Pages: 240
Format:  Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

"Suspense is one of the most powerful tools a writer has for captivating readers--but it isn't just for thrillers. From mainstream fiction to memoir, suspense creates the emotional tension that keeps readers on the edge of their seats. Mastering Suspense, Structure, & Plot is your...
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5. The Secret of the Puzzle Box

Penny Warner · Darby Creek
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

In this sixth and final installment of the well-received, Agatha-award-winning series, the Code Busters (a group of intrepid sixth graders) solve secret messages and search for an ancestor's hidden legacy at Angel Island.
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6. Truth Be Told: A Jane Ryland Novel

Hank Phillippi Ryan · Forge
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

"Truth Be Told, " part of the bestselling Jane Ryland and Jake Brogan series by Agatha, Anthony, Mary Higgins Clark, and Macavity Award-winning author Hank Phillippi Ryan, begins with tragedy: a middle-class family evicted from their suburban home. In digging up the facts on this...
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7. Well Read, Then Dead

Terrie Farley Moran · Berkley Pub Group
Pages: 295
Format: Book

First in a new series!Nestled in the barrier islands of Florida's Gulf Coast, Fort Myers Beach is home to Mary "Sassy" Cabot and Bridget Mayfield - owners of the bookstore café, Read 'Em and Eat. But when they're not dishing about books or serving up scones, Sassy and Bridgy...
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8. Queen of Hearts

Rhys Bowen · Berkley Prime Crime
Pages: 295
Format: Hardcover

"Lady Georgiana Rannoch, thirty-fifth in line for the British throne, knows how to play the part of an almost royal-but now she's off to Hollywood, where she must reprise her role as sleuth or risk starring in an all-too-convincing death scene ... My mother, the glamorous and much-married...
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9. Writes of Passage

Hank Phillippi Ryan · Henery Press
Pages: 205
Format: Print book

COMPASSION, CONNECTION, AND INSPIRATION... The path of a writing career can be rocky and twisty and full of dead ends. But it's also well-traveled-and in Writes of Passage, fifty-nine mystery authors offer the secrets that helped them navigate their success. When you're in need of an author's...
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10. The Code Busters Club, Case #4: The Mummy's Curse

Penny Warner · EgmontUSA
Pages: 181
Format: Book

Egyptian secrets take center stage in this interactive mystery where boys and girls can solve codes and puzzles right along with the multicultural cast of characters.Cody, Quinn, Luke, and M.E. love playing around with codes. In fact, they love codes so much they have their own club, with...
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11. The Wrong Girl

Hank Phillippi Ryan · Forge Books
Pages: 366
Format: Print book

Now the AGATHA AWARD WINNER for Best Contemporary Mystery and the DAPHNE AWARD WINNER for Best Mystery/Suspense!Award-winning and Boston Globe bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan presents a spine-chilling, heart-wrenching suspense novel that explores a terrifying scenario striking at the heart...
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12. A Question of Honor: A Bess Crawford Mystery

Charles Todd · William Morrow & Co
Pages: 309
Format: Paperback

In the latest mystery from New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd, World War I nurse and amateur sleuth Bess Crawford investigates an old murder that occurred during her childhood in India, and begins a search for the truth that will transform her and leave her pondering a troubling...
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13. Death Al Dente

Leslie Budewitz · Berkley Prime Crime
Pages: 292
Format: Paperback

FIRST IN THE NEW CULINARY MYSTERY SERIES!--WINNER OF THE AGATHA AWARD FOR BEST FIRST NOVELThe town of Jewel Bay, Montana - known as a Food Lovers' Village - is obsessed with homegrown and homemade Montana fare. So when Erin Murphy takes over her family's century-old general store, she turns...
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14. The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War

Daniel Stashower · St. Martin's Minotaur
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

"It's history that reads like a race-against-the-clock thriller." -- Harlan CobenDaniel Stashower, the two-time Edgar award-winning author of The Beautiful Cigar Girl, uncovers the riveting true story of the "Baltimore Plot," an audacious conspiracy to assassinate Abraham...
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15. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's library

Chris Grabenstein · Random House
Pages: 291
Format: Print book

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory meets A Night in the Museum in this action-packed New York Times Bestseller from Chris Grabenstein, coauthor of I Funny, Treasure Hunters and other bestselling series with James Patterson!Kyle Keeley is the class clown and a huge fan of all games - board...
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