Amateur Sleuths

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“this really extraordinary volume stands to become the new benchmark narrative . . .”

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“As the 24th novel in this long-running series, Bitter Brew is a welcome entry in which Savannah Reid’s detecting skills shine.”

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“The Mad Hatter Mystery is credible and enjoyable, and makes readers hungry for the next opportunity to match wits with Dr. Gideon Fell.”

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". . . an engrossing, mind boggling mystery."

This book is a mystery reader favorite—a puzzle. There's a murder, a murder list and, eventually, numerous suspects.

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“Page’s humor is delightful, and her descriptions of life on the island bring both the landscape and the characters to life.”

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“a cozy mystery but nevertheless an exciting one, with tense and tough moments, aided by its rugged Scottish setting and the author’s entertaining unravelling of the plot.”

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“If the other stories in this series are this enjoyable, they all belong in the reader’s library.”

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“Trouble on the Books is a charming cozy mystery populated with delightful people.”

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“A debut novel, written with insight and empathy as well as hair-raising suspense, After the Eclipse is sure to pique the reader's interest.”

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Spoiler alert: The new Joanne Fluke mystery provides answers to the last few. Read the others first, or plunge into this one and suffer the consequences.

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“a fascinating and gripping tale of suspense, and there’s even a hint of romance here.”

It’s springtime and Wisteria are blooming in the rugged Blue Ridge Mountains, the setting for Past Due for Murder, book three in Victoria Gilbert’s Blue Ridge Library series.

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“It’s a foregone conclusion that adults picking up The Golden Tresses of the Dead are sneakily opening up the book on their own, under the covers at night.”

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“Do No Harm’s biggest strength is the way Dr. Katie LeClair fully engages in realistic dialogue and delightful interaction with those closest to her . .

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“sure to whet the appetites of whodunit lovers. Set with colorful and charming characters, the plot offers a bit of humor . . .”

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Fans of the Murder, She Wrote TV series and made for TV movies will enjoy Murder, She Wrote: Manuscript for Murder. It takes the reader right back to where the series left off, wi

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“From the decadence of high-society balls, to the swankiness of Belmont horse racing, murder and scandals abound.”

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“In vivid passages, Suzanne Wolfe’s novel brings to the reader the light and dark of Elizabethan England, its squalor and splendor, filth and riches, intrigues and delights.”

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“an example of a single event taking precedence over a more monumental one.”

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For fans of David Handler’s Stewart “Hoagy” Hoag series of the 1990s, The Man Who Couldn’t Miss” will sweep them right back to the original series—for new fans not familiar with Hoagy and

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Some titles capture the book’s contents well. This is one of them, as the whole murder mystery revolves around being an English gentleman in 1924.

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“For those who like novels involving actual persons, this novel is highly recommended.”

This is a story ripped from the headlines . . . of 1838.

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“be transported to a world where superheroes and villains, dungeons, dragons, the Final Frontier, and everything in between, exists for everyone in attendance.”

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A popular mystery writer is asked by a private detective to chronicle, in real time, a murder investigation that has baffled the police. Who could resist?

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To say that this novel is set in Lagos is to miss the point—the book is a memoir of Lagos. If Abel Dike is the protagonist, then Lagos is the eponymous antagonist.

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