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Swan for the Money: A Meg Langslow Mystery Swan for the Money: A Meg Langslow Mystery
By Andrews, Donna
2009-07 - Minotaur Books
9780312377175 Find It

 

The brilliantly funny and talented Andrews delivers another winner in the acclaimed avian-themed series readers have come to love. …More

The Killings on Jubilee Terrace The Killings on Jubilee Terrace
By Barnard, Robert
2009-08 - Wheeler Publishing
9781410417596 Find It

 

Diamond Dagger award winner and critically lauded crime writer Barnard returns with a beguiling new mystery set in the volatile and unpredictable world of a long-running soap opera. …More

The Burglar on the Prowl

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The Burglar on the Prowl
By Block, Lawrence
2005-02 - HarperTorch
9780061030987 Find It

 

Now in paperback comes the "New York Times" bestselling new installment of Block's popular series featuring burglar extraordinaire Bernie Rhodenbarr--"one of the slickest characters in crime" ("Houston Post")--who steals with style but never simplicity. …More

End Run: A Drew Gavin Mystery End Run: A Drew Gavin Mystery
By Brewer, Steve
2004-05 - Intrigue Press
9781890768515 Find It

 

Meet Drew Gavin, former college football star, now a wisecracking sportswriter who claims his drunken rut as a life. But that life changes at his class reunion when his old college sweetheart, Helen, lures Drew into trouble.

Helen is married to a wheeler-dealer lawyer named Freddie, imminently in danger of having his knee caps broken for gambling debts. Helen pleads for Drew's help. Playing the sucker, Drew goes to a bookie named Three Eyes to plead Freddie's case. Soon after, Freddie is found dead and Drew becomes the prime murder suspect.

"Smooth, swift and sure prose, diverting personal and locker-room intrigues, and easy-to-hate villains make this first title in a new series by the author of the Bubba Mabry series an exciting read."-"Library Journal" …More

Ultra Violet Ultra Violet
By Bush, Nancy
2007-10 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758209092 Find It

 

In her third smash outing, feisty and fiercely witty P.I. Jane Kelly finds herself in deadly danger after a plastic surgery magnate is murdered just before his daughter's society wedding. …More

Goodbye, Ms. Chips Goodbye, Ms. Chips
By Cannell, Dorothy
2008-04 - Minotaur Books
9780312343385 Find It

 

Charming amateur sleuth Ellie Haskell is forced to confront a dark secret from her past when she returns to her old boarding school to solve a case of robbery--and finds herself tracking a murderer, in this exciting new cozy. …More

Long Lost Long Lost
By Coben, Harlan
2009-04 - Dutton Books
9780525951056 Find It

 

A blistering new Myron Bolitar thriller from the New York Times-bestselling author of Hold Tight. Caught in a foreign landscape where nothing is as it seems, Bolitar must tear apart the city--and eventually the globe--fighting for answers to unfathomable questions. …More

Nuclear Jellyfish

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Nuclear Jellyfish
By Dorsey, Tim
2009-02 - William Morrow & Company
9780061432668 Find It

 

The "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Atomic Lobster" delivers more madness and mayhem as everyone's favorite philosopher psychopath, Serge A. Storms, returns in this wickedly funny ("Entertainment Weekly") novel. …More

Murder Boogies with Elvis: A Southern Sisters Mystery

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Murder Boogies with Elvis: A Southern Sisters Mystery
By George, Anne Carroll
2002-11 - Avon Books
9780061031021 Find It

 

In the final adventure of prim Patricia Anne and outrageous Mary Alice, the sisters look forward to a gala benefit in Birmingham which features a grand finale of 30 sequined Elvis impersonators. From the front row, the sisters have a perfect view of the action when one of the Kings keels over dead with a knife in his back. When the murder weapon turns up in Patricia Anne's purse, she's pegged as the prime suspect. …More

Mind Scrambler: A John Ceepak Mystery Mind Scrambler: A John Ceepak Mystery
By Grabenstein, Chris
2009-06 - Minotaur Books
9780312382315 Find It

 

John Ceepak and Danny Boyle are making the rounds in Atlantic City when Danny runs into his former crush, Katie. Ceepak and Boyle soon find themselves on another case when Katie is found strangled to death. It is up to them to find out who has killed her. …More

Skinny Dip


Skinny Dip
By Hiaasen, Carl
2004-07 - Alfred A. Knopf
9780375411083 Find It

 

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A Fiction Bestseller - 2004
A shady marine scientist suspects that his wife knows that he has been doctoring water samples so that a ruthless tycoon can continue polluting the Everglades, so he pushes her overboard from a cruise liner. But she's saved by former cop Mick Stranahan--and that's when the real adventure begins. …More

Past Perfect Past Perfect
By Isaacs, Susan
2007-04 - Center Point Large Print
9781585479504 Find It

 

From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Compromising Positions" comes this compelling novel about a successful television writer who, years earlier, was ousted from the CIA and now finds herself back in the game. …More

Booby Trap Booby Trap
By Jaffarian, Sue Ann
2009-06 - Thorndike Press
9781410415776 Find It

 

Could the Blond Bomber serial killer possibly be Dr. Brian Eddy, plastic surgeon to the rich and famous? Odelia never would have suspected the prominent doctor of killing the bevy of buxom blonds if she hadn't heard it directly from her friend Lillian--Dr. Eddy's own mother!--over lunch one day. This mystery gets even messier than Odelia's chicken parmigiana sandwich as Odelia discovers just how difficult--and dangerous--it will be to bust this killer. Bountiful Praise for the Odelia Grey Mystery Series "A priceless series . . . a real treat for chick-lit and mystery fans who like feisty women."--Library Journal, starred review "Odelia Grey is delightfully large and in charge in Jaffarian's third entertaining romp."--Publishers Weekly "Odelia Grey is everything you want in a heroine...smart, funny, and completely unapologetic."--Tim Maleeny, award-winning author of Stealing the Dragon "An intriguing, well-plotted mystery thatwill entertain and inspire."--The Strand Magazine …More

Flipping Out Flipping Out
By Karp, Marshall
2009-03 - Minotaur Books
9780312378219 Find It

 

Nora Bannister is a bestselling mystery novelist who buys run-down houses in Los Angeles. While her business partners turn the house into a showpiece, Nora makes it the scene of a grisly murder in her House To Die For series. …More

Cherry Bomb Cherry Bomb
By Konrath, J. A.
2009-07 - Hyperion Books
9781401302818 Find It

 

Jacqueline Jack Daniels thought she could rest easy once she locked up the nefarious Alex Kork for life, but she hadn't counted on Kork's incredible ability to get out of any situation. Now the insane serial killer is again on the loose--and once more, Jack has to make Chicago safe from this deviant woman's evil ways. …More

Road Dogs

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Road Dogs
By Leonard, Elmore
2009-05 - William Morrow & Company
9780061733147 Find It

 

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Legendary "New York Times"-bestselling author Leonard returns with two of his favorite characters, Cundo Rey, last seen in "LaBrava," and Jack Foley from "Out of Sight," in his first contemporary novel since "Mr. Paradise." …More

Southern Peril Southern Peril
By Ocean, T. Lynn
2009-06 - Minotaur Books
9780312383473 Find It

 

On the heels of the lauded "Southern Poison, Southern Peril" offers another hilarious, suspenseful, and sun-soaked adventure with the unforgettable Jersey Barnes. …More

Get Real Get Real
By Westlake, Donald E.
2009-07 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446178600 Find It

 

In Westlake's classic caper novels, the bad get better, the good slide a bit, and lord help anyone caught between a thief named John Dortmunder and the current object of his attention. …More

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