Women Sleuths

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“Fellowes’ goal is to give the reader enough clues to consider who the killers are without giving away too much . . .”

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“With its language and momentum, the book propels a reader to the last page.”

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“Watching Lew solve her cases, while still fly fishing on the side, adds up to a solid and relaxing traditional mystery with plenty of Northwoods flavor.”

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“Jordan Harper is the next wave in Los Angeles noir, and Everybody Knows is the novel that kicks down the door . . .”

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“The injustices done to the young affect not only their future lives—and deaths—but others’ existences as well.”

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“This story carries a good premise but is difficult to follow.”

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“Secrets Typed in Blood is a successful extension of a developing mystery series that definitely appears to be going places.”

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“There’s a lot of entertainment in seeing Eliza apply the methods of a fictional detective to the hazards of her dangerous life.

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Author Cherie Priest in her latest cozy novel Flight Risk takes the cozy mystery down a somewhat different path.

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“This skillfully written and well-polished ‘new classic’ mystery is a perfect winter read, ideal for an armchair journey that’s a page-turner without forcing you to check the locks on the w

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“Treasure State is an action-packed page turner, with enough peeks into the minds of the local villains that the threat level to Cassie Dewell rises swiftly.

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“Again, Thomas Kies does not disappoint!”

Who doesn't like a nice, juicy scandal especially when it involves a vain, egotistical, self-centered SOB?

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“A welcome entry in the series, tackling a current crime that will undoubtedly continue its insidious way into the future.”

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“The quality of Ann Cleeves’ writing far surpasses that of the usual police procedural.

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“McCall Smith is an author who sees his characters and their world, fully and tenderly. And that makes for a book that is as comforting to sink into as well-worn armchair.”

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“Fair warning: Lock your doors and turn on ALL the lights before you sit down to read. This book starts out with a bang.”

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“What makes this an exceptionally good read is that Schellman does not distract or deviate from the premise of the story.”

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“For anyone looking for a new cozy this book will be a disappointment.”

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“Part of the fun of any Rizzoli & Isles novel is watching Jane and Maura fit the pieces together to make sense of a puzzle board of clues.

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In this, the 14th title of the Kate Burkholder series, we find Kate, the police chief for Painters Mill, Ohio, visited by the elders of the Amish community of Kishacoquillas Valley, Pennsylvania.

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“It’s easy to get wrapped up in Weaver’s storytelling skills as she carefully unfolds her story.”

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Kali Mähoe, a detective with the Maui Police Department, is summoned to a scene on Lana’i island where a corpse has been found stuffed in a refrigerator that was buried on the grounds of a now defu

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“Schellman’s fans will, no doubt, like Last Call at the Nightingale in spite of it not being her best story.”

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“full of derring-do, luscious descriptions in the cities of England and France, and appealing and not-so-appealing characters.”

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“Lorenzo Carcaterra creates a warm and fuzzy read with a feel-good plot—a cozy mystery in its truest form.”

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