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A Catered Mother's Day by Crawford, Isis

A Catered Mother's Day

Feb 27, 2015
A Healthy Homicide by McLaughlin, Staci

A Healthy Homicide

Feb 23, 2015
A healthy homicide by McLaughlin, Staci, author.

A healthy homicide

"Normally the O'Connell Organic Farm and Spa in Blossom Valley, California, would welcome a little healthy competition. But it's no day at the spa when the rivalry with their chic opponent turns lethal. . . Blossom Valley is abuzz with excitement over The Pampered Life, a brand new spa with a trendy menu of decadent services and employees who look like they jumped off the pages of a fashion magazine--and Dana Lewis is worried it could ruin business. But when the swanky spa's owner is drowned in

Feb 27, 2015
A murder of magpies by Flanders, Judith, author.

A murder of magpies

"It's just another day at the office for book editor Samantha Clair ... [including] lunch scheduled with gossipy author Kit Lowell, whose new book will deliciously dish the dirt on the fashion industry. But little does she know how much trouble Kit's book is about to cause-- before it even goes to print. When police inspector Field turns up at the venerable offices of Timmins & Ross, asking questions about an undelivered package that was addressed to Sam, she knows something is wrong. The messen

Feb 27, 2015
A root awakening - a flower shop mystery by Collins, Kate, 1951- author.

A root awakening - a flower shop mystery

"When her new husband, Marco, is hired to find the person responsible for pushing a construction worker to his death while restoring the dilapidated Victorian they were thinking about buying, flower shop owner Abby Knight launches her own secret investigation, which blossoms into a disaster."--

Feb 27, 2015
A stitch in crime by Elliott, Cathy, 1950- author.

A stitch in crime

Feb 21, 2015
A Wee Murder in My Shop by Stewart, Fran

A Wee Murder in My Shop

Feb 27, 2015
A woman unknown by Brody, Frances, author.

A woman unknown

"The woman unknown: Deirdre Fitzpatrick is married to a man who wants to know where she really goes when supposedly taking care of her sick mother and calls on the expertise of Kate Shackleton, amateur sleuth extraordinaire to investigate. The gentleman: Everett Runcie is a banker facing ruin and disgrace. His American heiress wife will no longer pay for his mistakes, or tolerate his infidelity, and is seeking a divorce. The murder: When a chambermaid enters Runcie's hotel room, she is shocked t

Feb 27, 2015
Acts of Faith by Wynn, Patricia.

Acts of Faith

In the summer of 1716, as King George celebrates victory over the Jacobite rebels, waiting-woman Hester Kean is sent into Yorkshire to ready her cousin Mary for life at Court. She befriends a fellow passenger on the stage, a neighbor of her cousins, who turns out to be a Roman Catholic, coming home after receiving an illegal education in France. When they arrive to learn that his father has been murdered, Hester's efforts to help are stymied by the secrecy under which Catholics are forced to liv

Feb 27, 2015
All the Wrong Places by Lieberman, Lisa

All the Wrong Places

Feb 27, 2015
An anecdotal death - a Harry Brock mystery by Roby, Kinley E.

An anecdotal death - a Harry Brock mystery

Feb 27, 2015
An early wake by Connolly, Sheila, author.

An early wake

"Pub owner Maura Donovan may have Irish kin, but she doesn't seem to have the luck of the Irish. Who could have foreseen that bringing live music back to Sullivan's Pub would lead to a dead musician? Summer is ending in County Cork, Ireland, and with it the tourist season. Expat Maura Donovan is determined to keep Sullivan's Pub in the black as the days grow shorter--but how? When she hears that the place was once a hot spot for Irish musicians who'd come play in the back room, she wonders if br

Feb 27, 2015
Arsenic and old books by James, Miranda.

Arsenic and old books

"In Athena, Mississippi, librarian Charlie Harris is known for his good nature--and for his Maine coon cat, Diesel, whom he walks on a leash. Charlie returned to his hometown to immerse himself in books, but taking the plunge into a recent acquisition will have him in over his head... Lucinda Beckwith Long, the mayor of Athena, has donated a set of Civil War-era diaries to the archives of Athena College. The books were recently discovered among the personal effects of an ancestor of Mrs. Long's

Feb 25, 2015
As gouda as dead by Aames, Avery, author.

As gouda as dead

Feb 23, 2015
As Gouda as dead by Aames, Avery, author.

As Gouda as dead

Providence, Ohio is celebrating Valentine's Day with a week full of events. While her cheese shop sells heart-shaped cheeses, Charlotte Bessette is set to walk down the aisle, but a beloved bar owner is discovered murdered on her fiance's farm, causing the couple to reconsider the timing of the wedding.

Feb 27, 2015
Assault and Pepper by Budewitz, Leslie

Assault and Pepper

Feb 27, 2015
At the drop of a hat by McKinlay, Jenn, author.

At the drop of a hat

When one of their customers is accused of killing her boss, London hat-shop owners Scarlett Parker and Vivian Tremont investigate in order to find the real murderer.

Feb 27, 2015
Aunt Dimity and the Summer King by Atherton, Nancy

Aunt Dimity and the Summer King

Feb 27, 2015
Bittersweet by Albert, Susan Wittig

Bittersweet

Feb 22, 2015
Blood sport by Francis, Dick.

Blood sport

"Reluctantly agreeing to locate a missing priceless breeding stallion for his employer, Gene Hawkins suddenly finds himself the target of millionaire Dave Teller's socialite wife, as he falls in love with his own boss's daughter and becomes the prey of a vicious gang of horse thieves"--NoveList.

Feb 21, 2015