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The Assassin's Touch:  Rowland, Laura Joh.

When the shogun's chief intelligence officer suddenly drops dead during a horse race at Edo Castle - the fourth such death - the shogun enlists the talents of Sano Ichiro to investigate, putting the seventeenth-century Japanese sleuth on the trail of a secret movement to overthrow the regime and in the sights of a deadly assassin.

ORDER # MNB-1   $16-40   ISBN 0312992092 

 

Air Dance Iguana:  Corcoran, Tom.

When two seemingly unrelated victims are murdered miles apart in a bizarrely similar way, part-time forensic photographer Alex Rutledge is assigned to analyze the crime scenes and becomes increasingly concerned that he is the only person interested in uncovering the truth.

ORDER # MNB-2   $16-40   ISBN 0312941897 

 

The Bone Factory:  Sidor, Steven.

Called to the scene of a body dump involving a local prostitute, homicide detectives Eliza Ochoa and Ike Horner soon discover that the prostitute had been a man, a discovery that leads their investigation to a dangerous conspiracy involving some of the city's most influential families.

ORDER # MNB-3   $16-40   ISBN 0312997957 

 

Bubbles All the Way:  Strohmeyer, Sarah.

Wise-cracking, big-haired reporter Bubbles Yablonsky, while dealing with her boyfriend, her persistent ex-husband, and a mysterious Santa Claus, must prove that Sandy, the owner of the House of Beauty, did not kill Debbie Shatsky, who met her demise at the hands of hair glue.

ORDER # MNB-4   $16-40   ISBN 0451412273 

 

The Christmas Thief:  Clark, Mary Higgins

Lottery winner-turned-amateur sleuth Alvirah Meehan joins forces with private detective Regan Reilly to track down the ninety-foot tree, destined for display in Rockefeller Center, that vanished en route to the city, unaware that the tree contains a secret cache of priceless gems, hidden by scam artist Packey Noonan before being sent to prison.

ORDER # MNB-5   $16-40   ISBN 0743272250 

 

Burglar Who Thought He Was Bogart:  Block, Lawrence

In another instalment in the popular mystery series featuring detective Bernie Rhodenbarr, Rhodenbarr meets the woman of his dreams at a Humphrey Bogart film festival, a woman whose past may be as dark as a movie theater.

ORDER # MNB-6   $16-40   ISBN 0060872799 

 

Cooking Up Murder:  Bliss, Miranda.

When Annie Capshaw and her best friend Eve take a gourmet cooking class together, they discover that murder is on the menu when a mysterious man is found dead in the parking lot after arguing with a fellow student, causing this case to come to a boil as they get closer to the truth.

ORDER # MNB-7   $16-40   ISBN 0425212912 

 

Dead Roots:  Cohen, Nancy J.

While attending her family reunion at Florida's historic Sugar Crest Plantation Resort, Marla Shore, introducing her fiance to her family for the first time, is faced with murder, mayhem, ghosts, and greed, all of which are linked to centuries-old treasure.

ORDER # MNB-8   $16-40   ISBN 0758206593 

 

Dead Weight:  Francome, John.

Following a terrifying fall, jump jockey Phil Nicholas is beset by flashbacks and nightmares upon returning to the sport, but when a colleague is viciously attacked, he must somehow overcome his fears to save the sport and the woman he loves.

ORDER # MNB-9   $16-40   ISBN 0843957972 

 

Death of a Musketeer:  D'Almeida, Sarah.

When they stumble upon the dead body of the Queen of France's double, who was masquerading as a musketeer, the Four Musketeers, keeping the crime quiet as to not cause a scandal, investigate on their own and unravel a shocking conspiracy that is linked to one of their pasts.

ORDER # MNB-10   $16-40   ISBN 0425212920 

 

The Double Life:  Goldberg, Lee.

Surviving a hit-and-run accident, Dr. Mark Sloan, plagued by amnesia, is determined to find the truth, and, during the course of his investigation, stumbles upon a mystery involving a series of strange deaths that occurred in the same hospital parking lot where he was nearly killed.

ORDER # MNB-11   $16-40   ISBN 0451219856 

 

G'Day to Die:  Hunter, Maddy.

An odyssey to visit the great stone monoliths at Port Campbell's National Park leads to more mayhem for tour guide Emily Andrews and her quirky group of Iowa senior citizens, when they stumble upon a mysteriously dead botanist and race against time to uncover the truth before the killer can strike again.

ORDER # MNB-12   $16-40   ISBN 1416523790 

 

Grave Sight:  Harris, Charlaine.

A young woman possessing the ability to uncover the final location of a recently deceased individual and to share their last moments, Harper Connelly, aided by her manager, occasional bodyguard, and stepbrother Tolliver, uses her skill to find the dead.

ORDER # MNB-13   $16-40   ISBN 0425212890 

 

High Heels Are Murder: Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper:  Viets, Elaine.

When she is hired to mystery-shop in the chichi Soft Shoe store to expose a salesman with a penchant for ladies' insoles, undercover retail spy Josie Marcus, after a series of strange events, finds herself trapped in a world of gambling, blackmail, and desperate housewives in stilettos.

ORDER # MNB-14   $16-40   ISBN 0451219880 

 

A Little Yuletide Murder:  Fletcher, Jessica 

Jessica Fletcher hopes to spend a quiet Christmas in her hometown of Cabot Cove, Maine, but her work catches up with her when the neighbor who played Santa Claus at the annual celebration is murdered.

ORDER # MNB-15   $16-40   ISBN 0451194756 

 

It's Raining Men:  Rand, Naomi.

When her boss and close friend, Dawn Prescott, is murdered in an apparent crime of passion, Emma Price investigates personal suspicions and risks her life to uncover a web of corruption and duplicity that takes her from Nassau County to Hollywood.

ORDER # MNB-16   $16-40   ISBN 0060723742 

 

Mistletoe and Murder:  Dunn, Carola.

Travelling with her family to an old Cornish estate at Christmastime, writer Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher learns of the estate's lore, ghost stories, and resentments before discovering that a murderer is among her party, in a mystery set in 1920s England.

ORDER # MNB-17   $16-40   ISBN 0758204892 

 

Mrs. Malory and a Death in the Family:  Holt, Hazel.

When her irritating cousin Bernard comes to Taviscombe searching for information to complete his genealogical research, Sheila Malory is stunned when her pompous relative is found dead in his rented cottage and must expose a murderer who is closer than she thinks.

ORDER # MNB-18   $16-40   ISBN 0451219899 

 

Murder in the North End:  Ryan, P. B.

When her friend, an Irish police officer, goes on the lam after being accused of killing a petty criminal in Boston's North End, Nell Sweeney, a governess for a wealthy family, journeys into a dark underworld of crime and corruption to prove his innocence with the help of her employer.

ORDER # MNB-19   $16-40   ISBN 0425212955 

 

Murder on a Hot Tin Roof:  Matetsky, Amanda.

Crime magazine reporter and mystery novelist Paige Turner and her neighbor Abby give their regards to Broadway as they investigate the murder of Abby's actor friend after his performance in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

ORDER # MNB-20   $16-40   ISBN 0425212939 

 

Night Watch: A Long Lost Adventure In Which Sherlock Holmes Meets Father Brown:  Kendrick, Stephen.

When the mutilated body of a priest is discovered in a London church during a secret meeting between the representatives of the great world religions, Sherlock Holmes is called in and seemingly solves the case in record time, until Father Brown arrives to reveal a few "loose ends."

ORDER # MNB-21   $16-40   ISBN 042521351X 

 

New Year's Eve Murder:  Meier, Leslie.

Winning mother/daughter makeovers in Manhattan from Jolie magazine, Lucy Stone and her daughter Elizabeth, immersed in the glamour of haute couture, witness a murder that casts a negative light on several high-style fashionistas and places Elizabeth's life in danger.

ORDER # MNB-22   $16-40   ISBN 075820700X 

 

Officer Down:  Schwegel, Theresa.

Knocked unconscious during a police sting operation, police officer Samantha Mack awakens in the hospital to discover that her partner is dead, shot with her gun, but when she embarks on her own investigation, she is suspended and must depend on her married lover, Detective Mason Imes, and IA investigator Alex O'Connor to help her uncover the truth.

ORDER # MNB-23   $16-40   ISBN 0312942117 

 

Pink Panther's Just Desserts:  Cerasini, Marc 

With an unknown killer stalking France's finest pastry chefs, the bumbling Inspector Jacques Clouseau and his dedicated assistant Ponton are assigned the case, discovering that all of the victims had been preparing to compete in the world's most prestigious pastry competition in Las Vegas, and head off to Sin City to find the murderer.

ORDER # MNB-24   $16-40   ISBN 0060793317

 

Sick of Shadows:  Beaton, M. C. as Marion Chesney.

Arranging an engagement to the infuriating Captain Harry Cathcart in order to escape her extradition to India, Edwardian Lady Rose Summer finds the agreement complicated by a melodramatic new friend's untimely demise, a murder Rose's intended helps her investigate.

ORDER # MNB-25   $16-40   ISBN 0312998007 

 

Who's Sorry Now?  Churchill, Jill.

Making the acquaintance of a young widow and her German grandfather, new arrivals in the Depression-era Hudson Valley, Robert Brewster and his sister, Lily, fear for their new friends' safety when the porter is found dead and a swastika is found painted on the widow's window.

ORDER # MNB-26   $16-40   ISBN 0060734604 

 

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