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Sleeping in the Ground: An Inspector Banks Novel

PETER ROBINSON · HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
Pages: 1
Format: Audiobook

One of the world's greatest suspense writers returns with his twenty-fourth thrilling novel featuring the beloved Inspector Alan Banks, whom the Richmond Times Dispatch called ''one of the most intriguing characters in detective fiction.'' This gripping, powerful new novel features Alan...
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The Good Daughter: A Novel

Karin Slaughter · William Morrow
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed, bestselling author of the "genuinely exciting . . . hell-raising thriller" (New York Times Book Review) Pretty Girls, delivers another stand-alone novel in which a lawyer returns to the South to defend a teenage girl of a heinous crime.Decades after a horrific...
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Cat Shining Bright: A Joe Grey Mystery

SHIRLEY ROUSSEAU MURPHY · William Morrow
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

While new father Joe Grey is overjoyed to teach his three young kittens about the world, he misses his cop work - secretly helping solve crimes alongside his human friends at Molena Point P. D. But when beautician Barbara Conley and one of her customers are found dead in the salon, Joe makes...
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The Paris Spy: A Maggie Hope Mystery

SUSAN ELIA MACNEAL · Bantam
Pages: 301
Format: Hardcover

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Sulfur Springs: A Novel

WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER · Atria Books
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

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The Amber Shadows: A Novel

Lucy Ribchester · Pegasus Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

During the dangerous days of World War II, Honey Deschamps is spending her days transcribing decrypted messages at Bletchley Park, when she starts to receive bizarrely coded packages. When everyone is keeping secrets, who can you trust? Bletchley Park, 1942: As World War II rages on, Honey...
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Written Off: A Mysterious Detective Mystery

E J Copperman · Crooked Lane
Pages: 329
Format: Print book

Rachel Goldman writes mysteries in which Duffy Madison, consultant to the county prosecutor's office, helps find missing persons. Rachel is busy finishing up her next book, when a man calls out of the blue asking for help in a missing persons case. The caller's name? Duffy Madison.Is this...
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The Right Side: A Novel

SPENCER QUINN · Atria Books
Pages: 323
Format: Hardcover

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Exposed

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"Plot twists aplenty raise the stakes." -- People MagazineA BATTLE FOR JUSTICE PITS PARTNER AGAINST PARTNER...Mary DiNunzio wants to represent her old friend Simon Pensiera, a sales rep who was wrongly fired by his company, but her partner Bennie Rosato represents the parent...
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Love & Death in Burgundy

Susan C. Shea · Minotaur Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

From critically acclaimed author, Susan C. Shea, comes Love & Death in Burgundy, an atmospheric mystery novel filled with good Chablis, french cheese, and, of course, murder.After three years of living in the small town of Reigny-sur-Canne, all Katherine Goff really wants is to be accepted...
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The Rat Catchers' Olympics

Colin Cotterill · Soho Crime
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The boycotting of the 1980 Olympic games in Moscow has given the Democratic People's Republic of Laos the chance they needed to field their first-ever team. It's also just the sort of opportunity the now retired, and therefore very bored, ex-National Coroner of Laos, the venerable Dr. Siri...
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Proof of Life: A J. P. Beaumont Novel

J A JANCE · William Morrow
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

J. P. Beaumont's latest investigation strikes too close to home in this riveting mystery from New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance.Be careful what you wish for . . . Before he retired, J. P. Beaumont had looked forward to having his days all to himself. But too much free time doesn't...
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See What I Have Done

SARAH SCHMIDT · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

Lizzie Borden took an ax And gave her mother forty whacks When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one. Or did she? In this riveting debut novel, See What I Have Done, Sarah Schmidt recasts one of the most fascinating murder cases of all time into an intimate story of a volatile...
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Murder in a Cornish Alehouse: An Elizabethan Spy Thriller

Kathy Lynn Emerson · Severn House Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey is summoned to Cornwall and finds herself embroiled in an investigation involving smugglers, piracy - and rumours of treason. June, 1584. On hearing news of the sudden death of her stepfather, Sir Walter Pendennis, Rosamond Jaffrey must leave London for Cornwall...
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The Chalk Pit

Elly Griffiths · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

In the ninth Ruth Galloway mystery, Ruth and Nelson investigate a string of murders and disappearances deep within the abandoned tunnels hidden far beneath the streets of Norwich. Norwich is riddled with old chalk-mining tunnels, but no one's sure exactly how many. When Ruth is called in to investigate...
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Occult and Battery

Lena Gregory · Penguin Publishing Group
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A murder mystery weekend becomes a little too real in the latest Bay Island Psychic Mystery from the author of Death at First Sight - Cass Donovan uses her skills as a former psychiatrist to get away with pretending to be psychic, but she's not about to let anyone get away with murder......
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Inspector Specter

E.J. Copperman · Berkley
Format: Paperback

Just when she thought she'd seen everything ... Detective Lieutenant Anita McElone is one of Harbor Haven's finest. She's also a hard-boiled ghost skeptic. So when she shows up on the doorstep of Alison Kerby's Haunted Guesthouse to ask for supernatural help in solving...
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Caramel Crush

Jenn McKinlay · Berkley
Pages: 304
Format: Mass Market Paperback

When a breakup via cupcake threatens to crumble their friend's life for good, Mel and Angie race to solve the murder as this New York Times bestselling series continues... Love is in the air at Fairy Tale Cupcakes as Angie prepares for her wedding, but co-owner, Mel, is preparing...
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A Frying Shame

Linda Reilly · Penguin Publishing Group
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A cooking contest becomes a fry to the finish in the new Deep Fried Mystery from the author of Out of the Dying Pan. Fry another day. The town of Wrensdale is abuzz with excitement when Steeltop Foods sponsors a cooking contest to promote its new product, the Flavor Dial. With a $25,000...
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Booked 4 Murder

J C EATON · Kensington
Pages: 320
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Never judge a book by its cover...Sophie "Phee" Kimball is not a cop. She's a divorced, middle-aged mom who works as an account clerk for the police department in a small city in Minnesota. But her retired mother, Harriet Plunkett, is convinced Phee is the only one who can solve...
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Town in a Maple Madness

B B Haywood · Wheeler Publishing Large Print
Format: Paperback

The New York Times bestselling author of Town in a Cinnamon Toast returns to Cape Willington, Maine, where blueberry farmer Candy Holliday springs ahead into sleuthing... The imminent arrival of spring has the locals gearing up for their sweetest celebration ever the first annual Maple...
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Silence of the Jams

Gayle Leeson · Berkley
Pages: 291
Format: Mass Market Paperback

In the latest Southern cozy from the author of The Calamity Café, small-town chef Amy Flowers can't take her freedom for granted when she's served up as a murder suspect... It's Independence Day in Winter Garden, Virginia, and the residents are gearing up for their annual celebration....
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