Murder at the Mystery Castle, by J.C. Eaton

Murder at the Mystery Castle, by J.C. Eaton Former crime statistician turned private investigator, Marcie Rayner, is hired to investigate the death of wealthy eccentric Helena Heatherbrae. The octogenarian’s demise was ruled natural causes but Helena’s cook, Minerva, doesn’t believe it. One visit to the Mystery Castle, where Helena lived, and Marcie is on Minerva’s…

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Return to the Shadows, by Marie Romero Cash

Return to the Shadows, by Marie Romero Cash Jemimah Hodge, forensic psychologist for Santa Fe County and her boyfriend, Detective Rick Romero, have finally decided to tie the knot. The wedding ceremony goes off without a hitch, but before the couple is scheduled to leave on their honeymoon a homicide surfaces on the outskirts of…

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The Appraiser, by R. Franklin James

The Appraiser, by R. Franklin James Remy Loh Bishop carries an old newspaper clipping with headlines labeling her as an incompetent forensic technician forced to resign under a cloud of supposed evidence tampering. Determined to prove her innocence, she secures a position as an appraiser for an auction house in the San Francisco Bay Area.…

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Dreamed It, by Maggie Toussaint

Dreamed It, by Maggie Toussaint Justice for the dead and solace for the living is Baxley Powell’s creed, but she faces uncharted territory. The Suitcase Killer has struck again, onlt this big city menace is now a problem for Baxley’s hometown. As that investigation heats up, a local woman is reported missing. The sheriff orders…

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Larceny at the Library, by Colleen Shogan

Larceny at the Library, by Colleen Shogan Congressional chief of staff Kit Marshall is finally figuring out what it takes to work for a newly minted committee chair in the House of Representatives. After a swanky evening soiree at the Library of Congress, Kit’s husband Doug, discovers the body of a high-ranking librarian inside a…

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Murder on Sugar Street, by Jean Harrington

Murder on Sugar Street, by Jean Harrington Good ol’ boy Carl Huggins wants to unload the Chocolate Moose, a big, brown Victorian manse on Sugar Street. Realtor Honey Ingersoll knows the abandoned old wreck will be a tough sell. Bad enough that the Moose was once the town’s bordello, now a skeleton has been discovered…

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Nearly Departed, by Lesley A. Diehl

Nearly Departed, by Lesley A. Diehl Tired of sitting surveillance on insurance fraud, apprentice PI Eve Appel Egret gets her first big case, one where the outcome is important and personal. Eve’s best friend Madeleine has few relatives, so her Uncle Angus is special, but someone is determined to kill him and has tried several…

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Coming Up Murder, by Mary Angela

Coming Up Murder , by Mary Angela Everything’s coming up roses for Professor Emmeline Prather. Her first scholarly book is finished, spring term is coming to a close, and her love life is blossoming. Then the festival surrounding the exhibit of Shakespeare’s First Folio opens, bringing with it a tempest more dramatic than the bard’s. In…

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Murder in Plane Sight, by Julie Holmes

Murder in Plane Sight, by Julie Holmes As an aircraft mechanic, Sierra Bauer is a woman in a man’s world. There are few things more satisfying to her than the challenge of working on multimillion-dollar turboprops at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, especially now that her life has returned to normal after losing her brother in…

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Primary Source, by Sharon St. George

Primary Source, by Sharon St. George Aimee Machado is a health sciences librarian and facilitator for Timbergate Medical Center’s Ethics Committee, a board who is responsible for monitoring organ transplant protocols and procedures, as well as keeping strict records of every donated organ that is harvested from a TMC patient. However, ethics seems to take a…

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