|The Cracked Pot:
When her assistant David is accused of murdering his long-estranged father, renowned ceramics artist Charles Potter, Carolyn Emerson, who discovered the body in her raku pit, calls upon her studio's pottery club to crack this case wide open.
ORDER # M408-1 $14-50 ISBN 0425221261
Pantyhose: Levine, Laura.
When her client, Dorcas, a stand-up comic who has a penchant for pantyhose, is accused of murdering a heckler, freelance writer Jaine Austen soon discovers that some punchlines can be killers as she tries to find the real culprit.
ORDER # M408-2 $14-50 ISBN 0758207867
|A Dog Among
Diplomats: Englert, J. F.
When Harry is called to Manhattan's East Village in response to a murder in which Harry's missing almost fiancée is implicated, his Labrador retriever Randolph embarks on his own investigation - surfing the Net, tracking clues, and going undercover as a "therapy" dog to a depressed U.N. diplomat - to find the killer and clear Imogen's name.
ORDER # M408-3 $14-50 ISBN 0440243645
Carlotta Carlyle's newest case begins when the redheaded private detective helps burglar proof the apartment of an old woman, who is promptly murdered, plunging Carlotta into a murderous maelstrom of real-estate tycoons and entertainment big-shots.
ORDER # M408-4 $14-50 ISBN 0312380496
|The Ghost and the
Femme Fatale: Kimberly, Alice.
When a legendary femme fatale is nearly killed during Movie Town Theater's first ever Film Noir Festival, Penelope Thornton-McClure turns to PI Jack Shepard, a hard-boiled ghost who remembers the victim's dark past, to solve this strange mystery before the final credits roll.
ORDER # M408-5 $14-50 ISBN 0425218384
|Free Fire: Box,
Having recently lost his job as a Wyoming game warden, Joe Pickett is recruited by the devious governor Rulon to oversee a murder investigation involving a confessed killer and overlapping jurisdictions that enabled the man's release.
ORDER # M408-6 $14-50 ISBN 0425221245
Tattoo: McDermid, Val.
The discovery of a strangely tattooed body on a Lake District hillside gives rise to two-hundred-year-old rumours regarding William Wordsworth's ties to the infamous Fletcher Christian and the mutiny aboard the H.M.S. Bounty, as Wordsworth specialist Jane Gresham searches for a long-lost manuscript that could hold the key to the historical mystery.
ORDER # M408-7 $14-50 ISBN 0312936109
|Gun Shy: Rehder,
The well-hidden past of country music superstar Mitch Campbell, the new spokesman for the National Weapons Alliance's campaign in support of Americans' right to carry a concealed weapon, is about to come back to haunt him, when an immigrant turns up dead just before the NWA rally, and game warden John Marlin's investigation threatens to expose everything.
ORDER # M408-8 $14-50 ISBN 0312357532
|Index to Murder:
When two of avant-garde artist Ruth Winthrop's paintings are stolen, artworks depicting a former lover who died mysteriously, Ruth calls in her best friend, dedicated librarian-turned-amateur sleuth Helma Zukas to uncover the truth about both the theft and her late lover.
ORDER # M408-9 $14-50 ISBN 0060790865
|Hooked on Murder:
When Molly Pink, a bookstore event coordinator, is accused of murdering the leader of the weekly crochet group at Shedd & Royal Books and More, she, while unravelling the clues, decides to take up crocheting to catch the real killer.
ORDER # M408-10 $14-50 ISBN 0425221253
|Murder Can Crash
Your Party: Eichler, Selma.
Voluptuous Manhattan P.I. Desiree Shapiro, with her relationship and career in a shambles, decides to attend a mystery writers' convention in Connecticut where things are suddenly looking up when an eccentric author offers her $24,940 if she can solve the mystery in her unpublished novel.
ORDER # M408-11 $14-50 ISBN 0451223845
Reservations: Viets, Elaine.
Helen Hawthorne finds her job at Sybil's Full Moon Hotel in Fort Lauderdale threatened when the body of a maid turns up in a dumpster, a discovery that could bring the local cops down on her head and lead to a confrontation with her ex-husband.
ORDER # M408-12 $14-50 ISBN 0451223837
Vine: Rifkin, Shepard.
New York P.I. Joe Dunne is hired to find and kill the men responsible for the disappearance of three boys, who, during their summer off from college, went to Mississippi to work for the Civil Rights movement.
ORDER # M408-13 $14-50 ISBN 0843959614
Lavene, Joyce & Lavene, Jim.
When a drowned body is found with an unusual plant wound through her hair, part-time forensic botanist Peggy Lee agrees to help with the investigation, but comes up empty-handed while digging for clues.
ORDER # M408-14 $14-50 ISBN 042522127X
Ancient Roman sleuth Marcus Didius Falco is pitted against his old rival, the Chief Spy Anacrites, to find a fugitive, an enemy of Rome who vanished from house arrest, leaving behind the body of murdered young man, but Falco is confronted by another problem, the disappearance of his wife Helena's brother, who may be fatally involved once more with the great lost love of his youth.
ORDER # M408-15 $14-50 ISBN 0312945957
|Pointe and Shoot:
Roberts, Natalie M.
Studio owner Jenny T. Partridge, who desperately needs her girls to win the Ultimate Dancer Championship to expand her business, must do some fancy footwork to stay alive when several attempts are made on her life.
ORDER # M408-16 $14-50 ISBN 0425221288
|Streets of Fire:
In 1895 Brooklyn, during the worst winter in years, a trolley workers' strike leads to the murder of a police officer, and Marshall Webb, a reporter for Harper's Weekly, teams up with a detective and a social reformer to find the truth and expose a tangled mess of corruption that could destroy the city.
ORDER # M408-17 $14-50 ISBN 0758206259
|Slipknot: Greenlaw, Linda.
Returning to the small Maine fishing community of her childhood, marine investigator Jane Bunker finds herself drawn into the case of a town drunk's death, which she finds unsettlingly linked to local disputes over fishing and paternity rights.
ORDER # M408-18 $14-50 ISBN 0786891238
|Suffer the Little
Children: Leon, Donna.
A brutal attack on a paediatrician by a Carabiniere captain and two privates, who also take away the doctor's eighteen-month-old son, draws Commissario Guido Brunetti and his colleague, Inspector Vianello, into a dangerous case involving a ring of baby traffickers and an illegal money-making scheme between pharmacists and doctors.
ORDER # M408-19 $14-50 ISBN 0143113615
When her boss, Constance Sinclair, insists that she investigate the death of a local socialite, Benni Harper's search for a killer is threatened by plans to put her quilting museum on the map and a visit from her daunting mother-in-law and "surprise" new husband.
ORDER # M408-20 $14-50 ISBN 0425221237
Thurlo, Aimée & Thurlo, David.
Shocked by the brutal murder of a young Navajo woman, Navajo Police Special Investigator Ella Clah calls in FBI Agent Dwayne Blalock for help, but she soon realizes that the murderer may have a strange link to her own past and to her father, who may have been pursuing the same killer before his own murder, a decade earlier.
ORDER # M408-21 $14-50 ISBN 0765356414
Murder: Meier, Leslie.
When her friend Sue asks her to help plan her daughter's wedding to Internet millionaire Ron Davitz, Lucy Stone gladly offers her assistance, but is confronted with murder when the groom is found floating next to his yacht.
ORDER # M408-22 $14-50 ISBN 1575667347
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