|Dying to be Thin:
After losing her job and her boyfriend, plus-sized TV producer Kate Gallagher enrols in an exclusive weight-loss clinic where she, writing a freelance story on her own transformation, finds murder on the menu when the clinic's principal diet guru is found dead.
ORDER # M907-1 $14-50 ISBN 0451222407
Heads West: Bacus, Kathleen.
When Tressa "Calamity" Jayne Turner heads West to celebrate her grandmother's remarriage, she, along with a colorful cast of characters, are caught up in mystery and mayhem when someone steals "Kookamunga," a hideous fertility figurine.
ORDER # M907-2 $14-50 ISBN 0505527332
For Commissario Guido Brunetti it begins with an early morning phone call that a sudden act of vandalism has just been committed in the chill Venetian dawn, but Brunetti soon discovers that the perpetrator is no petty criminal, for the culprit at the scene is none other than Paola Brunetti, his wife.
ORDER # M907-3 $14-50 ISBN 0143112422
Memory: O'Hehir, Diana.
When her Alzheimer's-afflicted father, a famed Egyptologist, is accused of trying to kill a visitor to the museum housing an ancient coffin lid he had discovered, Carla Day looks for a connection between that crime and a centuries-old Egyptian death.
ORDER # M907-4 $14-50 ISBN 0425218724
While giving a college class a demonstration of her unique talent to find the dead and see their final moments of life, Harper Connelly is stunned to discover two bodies in a single grave - one the original occupant, one a recently deceased girl - and joins forces with her stepbrother Tolliver to find a killer.
ORDER # M907-5 $14-50 ISBN 0425214702
|The Fright of the
Iguana: Johnston, Linda O.
When the pets of wealthy clients are pet-napped and held for ransom, and a fellow pet-sitter is murdered, the fur flies as Los Angeles attorney and part-time pet-sitter Kendra Ballantyne sniffs out the clues to catch a killer.
ORDER # M907-6 $14-50 ISBN 0425218023
|Motif for Murder:
In the wake of hurricane Katrina, scrapbooking shop owner Carmela Bertrand struggles to put her business and her relationship with her ex-husband Shamus back together, a goal undermined by the kidnapping of Shamus from their home.
ORDER # M907-7 $14-50 ISBN 0425217981
In the midst of holiday mayhem, housewife, mother, and occasional sleuth Lucy Stone must hone her keen skills of detection to prove that the apparent suicide of the wealthy founder of Country Cousins actually had been murder.
ORDER # M907-8 $14-50 ISBN 0758203373
|Murder by the
Slice: Washburn, Livia J.
When the nasty president of Oliver Loving Elementary's Parent-Teacher Organization is stabbed during a fund-raising carnival, retired schoolteacher and baker extraordinairre Phyllis Newsome is shocked to learn that she may have used the knife that killed her.
ORDER # M907-9 $14-50 ISBN 0451222504
Chrysanthemum: Rowland, Laura Joh.
In 1698 Japan, samurai detective Sano Ichiro finds his role as the shogun's trusted advisor threatened when the shogun's heir, Lord Mori, is found murdered and mutilated, with Sano's pregnant wife, Reiko, lying beside him, naked and covered in blood.
ORDER # M907-10 $14-50 ISBN 0312948379
The Second Mouse: Mayor, Archer.
Called to the scene of a young woman's supposed suicide, Joe Gunther becomes suspicious about the death, but his investigation is hampered by the local medical examiner, who is faced with troubles of her own, and by a trio of dangerous criminals on a crime spree.
ORDER # M907-11 $14-50 ISBN 0446618144
Bronze: Davis, Lindsey.
Roman citizen Marcus Didius Falco is commissioned by the emperor to find those plotting to topple the regime, but his meager wages are not enough to afford the heart of high-born beauty Helena Justina, in a mystery set in ancient Rome.
ORDER # M907-12 $14-50 ISBN 0312357761
|Sins of the
Father: Sprinkle, Patricia.
At the behest of Dr. Flo Gadney, Katharine Murray joins her on a trip to Bayard Island, off the coast of Georgia, to stop Burch Bayard, a greedy local patriarch with plans to build McMansions on top of the graves of those who could be Dr. Flo's ancestors, but their mission is complicated by the murder of an elderly woman, unfriendly islanders, and dark secrets from the past.
ORDER # M907-13 $14-50 ISBN 0060819766
|Sisters on the
Case: Paretsky, Sara
Featuring contributions from some of today's best-known women mystery writers including Sue Henry, Barbara D'Amato, Carolyn Hart, and Sara Paretsky, this thrilling collection is filled with fear, murder, suspense, and revenge.
ORDER # M907-14 $14-50 ISBN 0451222393
|Some Like It
Hot-Buttered: Cohen, Jeffrey.
When a patron meets his demise by eating poisoned popcorn, movie theater owner Elliot Freed, terrified that this could be bad for ticket sales, decides to launch his own investigation, which plunges him into the middle of a DVD pirating operation that could be the death of him.
ORDER # M907-15 $14-50 ISBN 042521799X
& Starr, Jason.
In this hilariously twisted sequel to Bust, fugitive Angel Petrakos hooks up with a serial killer in Ireland, while her ex-lover and partner, Max Fisher, a failed New York businessman, reinvents himself as a crack dealer.
ORDER # M907-16 $14-50 ISBN 084395776X
Butterfly: Doss, James D.
Called in by his aunt, Ute tribal elder Daisy Perika, when she experiences a terrifying vision of unnatural death, part-time investigator Charlie Moon, aided by FBI Special Agent Lila Mae McTeague, launches a probe into the killing of an elderly Nevada man, whose body is found with the prime suspect, a teenage orphan girl who is the child of Charlie's old friend.
ORDER # M907-17 $14-50 ISBN 0312936656
|Still as Death:
Taylor, Sarah Stewart.
While tracking down a missing artifact, a piece of Egyptian funerary jewellery that has vanished from the collection of a Harvard art museum, art history professor Sweeney St. George discovers that a student intern had died suspiciously while doing research on the gem shortly after it had been given to the museum.
ORDER # M907-18 $14-50 ISBN 0312948352
Roberts, Natalie M.
Agreeing to fill in as an instructor on the Hollywood Star Makers Tour, Jenny T. Partridge, recovering from a bad dye job, gets more than she bargained for when someone makes it quite clear that they want her to go home and other dance instructors begin disappearing
ORDER # M907-19 $14-50 ISBN 0425218015
Murder: Fluke, Joanne.
During the Christmas party at Lake Eden's community center, Hannah Swensen stumbles upon a murder when Martin Dubinski's new wife, a former Las Vegas showgirl, is found dead with Hannah's mother's silver cake knife buried in her cleavage.
ORDER # M907-20 $14-50 ISBN 0758206828
A Tisket, a Tasket, a Fancy Stolen Casket:
While putting in some overtime at the undertaker's, Callie Parrish, a mortuary cosmetologist, discovers that there is a killer on the loose when she finds a hypodermic needle hidden in the neck of car dealer Bobby Saxon's body, proving that no one can cover up murder.
ORDER # M907-21 $14-50 ISBN 0425218007
Endearment: Daniels, Casey.
Pepper Martin, a cemetery tour guide with a talent for communicating with the dead, comes face to face with late rock legend Damon Curtis, a one-time heartthrob who tries to enlist her assistance in proving that his former bandmate, Vinnie Pallucci, had murdered him in 1971.
ORDER # M907-22 $14-50 ISBN 0060821507
Who's Kitten Who?: Baxter, Cynthia.
Veterinarian and amateur sleuth Jessica Popper joins the cast of a theatrical production to uncover the killer of the Long Island playwright responsible for the play, a situation that is complicated by the arrival of her prospective in-laws at the tiny cottage she shares with her fiancé Nick Burby and a menagerie of colorful creatures.
ORDER # M907-23 $14-50 ISBN 0553590340
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