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Bleeding Hearts:  Albert, Susan Wittig.

When an anonymous source makes shocking allegations of improper behavior on the part of local high school football coach Tim Duffy, China Bayles is called in to conduct a discreet investigation into the charges, but her probe uncovers more than she had ever expected about a case involving betrayal, forbidden desire, and the mystery surrounding a young woman's death.

ORDER # MMAR-1   $16-40   ISBN 0425214850 

 

The Alpine Recluse:  Daheim, Mary.

When peaceful Alpine, Washington, is stunned by a case of arson, newspaper editor Emma Lord and Sheriff Milo Dodge soon discover that the fire had been used to cover up a more sinister crime - murder - as they race against time to find the killer before he or she can strike again.

ORDER # MMAR-2   $16-40   ISBN 0345468155 

 

The Bookwoman's Last Fling:  Dunning, John.

Traveling to Idaho to look at rare first-edition books, private investigator Cliff Janeway is disturbed by a horse trainer owner's untimely death, a case that brings Janeway to the California Races at Golden Gate Fields and Santa Anita Park.

ORDER # MMAR-3   $18-50   ISBN 1416523391 

 

Calamity Jayne Goes to College:  Bacus, Kathleen.

Back in college for the fourth time, reporter Tressa Jayne Turner finds her quest for higher education thwarted by a new mystery, a campus criminal, a crazy roommate, a botched betrothal, and a hot guy who wants to save her from herself.

ORDER # MMAR-4   $16-40   ISBN 0505527014 

 

Catalogue of Death:  Dereske, Jo.

Determined to keep the library open during a fierce blizzard, librarian and amateur sleuth Miss Wilhelmina Zukas becomes an eyewitness to the explosive death of billionaire Franklin Harrington and, fearing that the local philanthropist's plans to fund a new town library are in jeopardy, sets out to investigate his murder.

ORDER # MMAR-5   $16-40   ISBN 0060790849 

 

Cat in a Quicksilver Caper:  Douglas, Carole Nelson.

Overseeing a prestigious hotel exhibition at which a priceless Russian scepter is being displayed, PR freelancer Temple Barr finds the exhibit threatened by a murder case that is complicated by an aerial magic act being held in the same hotel.

ORDER # MMAR-6   $16-40   ISBN 0765352699 

 

Consigned to Death:  Cleland, Jane K.

Abandoning her lucrative career with a famous New York auction house following a high profile price-fixing scandal to live on the New Hampshire coast, Josie Prescott's peaceful new life is turned upside down by murder when the local police chief pegs her as a prime suspect in the crime.

ORDER # MMAR-7   $16-40   ISBN 0312949529 

 

Corpse Suzette:  McKevett, G.A.

P.I. Savannah Reid, accompanying her assistant's cousin Abigail to a glamorous new luxury spa called Emerge, investigates the mysterious disappearance of a renowned plastic surgeon, a strange case that reveals the dark side of beauty.

ORDER # MMAR-8   $16-40   ISBN 0758204639 

 

Dead Days of Summer:  Hart, Carolyn.

Bookstore owner Annie Darling goes undercover to pursue a clever killer who has framed her husband Max for murder, when Max mysteriously vanishes en route home and his car is found with a murder weapon in the trunk and a beautiful young woman dead nearby.

ORDER # MMAR-9   $16-40   ISBN 0060724048 

 

Hello, Stranger:  Swift, Virginia.

Unconventional amateur sleuth and college professor Sally Alder races against time to find Charlie Preston, a student in her women's history class, after the girl's abusive father turns up dead and Charlie becomes the prime suspect in the murder.

ORDER # MMAR-10   $16-40   ISBN 0060543345 

 

Murder of a Botoxed Blonde:  Swanson, Denise.

While being tortured at the new Scumble River Spa during the "Dress for Sexcess" weekend, school psychologist Skye Denison discovers that being beautiful can be murder when she stumbles upon the dead body of a famous former model in the Miracle Mud bath.

ORDER # MMAR-11   $16-40   ISBN 0451221419 

 

A Mold for Murder:  Myers, Tim.

While hosting a celebratory event to boost sales, Benjamin finds himself in a slippery situation when his guest, soapmaking queen and author Contessa New Berne is murdered and a startling link between the victim and his girlfriend is revealed.

ORDER # MMAR-12   $16-40   ISBN 0425214877 

 

Murder, She Wrote: Coffee, Tea, or Murder?:  Fletcher, Jessica & Bain, Donald.

Arriving in London on the inaugural flight of Wayne Silverton's new airline, Jessica Fletcher finds her reunion with her dear friend, Scotland Yard inspector George Sutherland interrupted by murder when Wayne's body is discovered in the airport.

ORDER # MMAR-13   $16-40   ISBN 0451220870 

 

The Musketeer's Seamstress:  D'Almeida, Sarah.

When a Spanish noblewoman, with whom he was having a secret affair, dies in his arms, Aramis flees the scene of the crime and asks his fellow musketeers Athos, Porthos, and D'Artagnan to find the real killer before the Cardinal's men find him.

ORDER # MMAR-14   $16-40   ISBN 0425214893 

 

North by Northanger (Shades of Pemberley):  Bebris, Carrie.

Awaiting the birth of their first child, Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Darcy find their situation compromised by challenges to the family fortune, the arrival of Darcy's imperial-minded aunt, and the discovery of a family heirloom that holds the key to a secret conspiracy.

ORDER # MMAR-15   $16-40   ISBN 0765352745 

 

Over Her Dead Body:  White, Kate.

Losing her job with a celebrity magazine, Bailey Weggins turns for help to old friend Robbie Hart, who successfully refers her to a magazine company that is under the thumb of a tyrannical senior editor, a situation that is complicated when the editor is murdered and Robbie is blamed.

ORDER # MMAR-16   $16-40   ISBN 0446619329 

 

Poisoned Pins:  Hess, Joan.

Her daughter Caron's friendship with one of the girls at a Farber College sorority leads Claire Malloy into an investigation into the hit-and-run death of one of the sorority girls and to a discovery of macabre rituals and illegal activities.

ORDER # MMAR-17   $16-40   ISBN 0312349173 

 

Quarry:  Miller, Susan Cummins.

When two members of her dissertation defense board are attacked, and a fellow student is kidnapped and held hostage in the volcanic mesas of the Cady Mountains, geologist Frankie MacFarlane races against time to unearth the truth.

ORDER # MMAR-18   $16-40   ISBN 0425214885 

 

Right from the Gecko:  Baxter, Cynthia.

Heading to Hawaii for a conference, veterinarian and amateur sleuth Jessica Popper suddenly finds herself once again embroiled in murder, when the body of an ambitious young reporter whom Jess had befriended washes up on a local beach and the unknown killer believes that Jess may know too much about the crime.

ORDER # MMAR-19   $16-40   ISBN 0553588443 

 

Secrets on Saturday:  Purser, Ann.

When a newcomer arrives in the village of Long Farnden, claiming to be the nephew of a previous resident, housekeeper extraordinaire Lois Meade becomes suspicious, especially when small animals start turning up dead, and relies on the town gossips to help her get to the bottom of this matter.

ORDER # MMAR-20   $16-40   ISBN 0425214516 

 

Sequence:  Andrews, Lori.

A geneticist with the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Alexandra Blake uses her expertise to investigate a serial killer plaguing military bases across the country, but when another murder hits all too close to home, Alex, her AFIP colleagues, and her boyfriend, a Texas congressman, find all their lives in danger.

ORDER # MMAR-21   $16-40   ISBN 0312942451 

 

Shadows in the White City:  Walker, Robert W.

During the glitter of Chicago's 1893 Exposition, a bloodthirsty monster known as the Leather Apron Killer stalks the streets of the city, preying on Chicago's most innocent inhabitants, and a vengeful Inspector Alastair Ransom risks everything, including conflict with his superiors and the corrupt politicians, to bring his own justice to the murderer.

ORDER # MMAR-22   $16-40   ISBN 0060739967 

 

Through a Glass, Darkly:  Leon, Donna.

After coming to the aid of his assistant Vianello's old friend, Ribetti, arrested during an environmental protest, Commissario Brunetti becomes concerned about Ribetti's father-in-law, Giovanni De Cal, a nasty factory owner heard making threats against his son-in law, a situation complicated by the killing of De Cal's night watchman.

ORDER # MMAR-23   $16-40   ISBN 0143038060 

 

Tomb of the Golden Bird:  Peters, Elizabeth.

In 1922, as her husband Emerson unsuccessfully tries to persuade his rival Howard Carter to turn over digging rights in the Valley of the Kings to him, Amelia Peabody and her family head for Luxor to search for the long-lost tomb of King Tut, only to become embroiled in a dangerous web of kidnapping, betrayal, and intrigue that may involve Emerson's charming half-brother.

ORDER # MMAR-24   $18-50   ISBN 0060591811 

 

The Tooth of Time:  Henry, Sue.

Heading for New Mexico in her mini-Winnebago, Maxie McNabb and her dog, Stretch, find their cross-country odyssey interrupted by the attempted suicide of a local woman despondent over the infidelity of her middle-aged husband.

ORDER # MMAR-25   $16-40   ISBN 0451412370 

 

Tutu Deadly:  Roberts, Natalie M.

When the obnoxious mother of one her most talented students dies after eating cookie dough purchased from her dance school's fundraiser, Jenny Partridge finds her world spinning out of control when she becomes the prime suspect in the case.

ORDER # MMAR-26   $16-40   ISBN 0425214869 

 

The Vengeful Virgin:  Brewer, Gil.

Eighteen-year-old Shirley Angela conspires with her lover to murder her wealthy, dying stepfather and steal his money, a scheme that turns disastrous when jealousy and betrayal come into play.

ORDER # MMAR-27   $16-40   ISBN 0843957700 

 

What's a Ghoul to Do?:  Laurie, Victoria.

When medium M.J. Holliday and her partner Gilley are hired by gorgeous Dr. Steven Sable to investigate his grandfather's apparent suicide at the family lodge, they discover a vast array of ghostly witnesses - all of whom have a story to tell.

ORDER # MMAR-28   $16-40   ISBN 0451220900 

 

White Shadow:  Atkins, Ace.

The murder of mob boss Charlie Wall in Tampa, Florida, sparks a scramble among local cops, reporters, and former associates to discern the truth about his death and the many secrets that marked his life.

ORDER # MMAR-29   $16-40   ISBN 0425214907 

 

 
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