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Face Down beside St. Anne's Well
In Book Nine of the Face Down series, sixteenth-century gentlewoman, herbalist, and sleuth Susanna, Lady Appleton, travels north to the old Roman baths at Buxton to help her foster daughter, Rosamond, discover the truth about the sudden death of Madame Louise Poitier, French teacher at Bawkenstanes Manor. Does this murder relate to Mary Queen of Scots' wish to visit the baths--or is the motive closer to home? Historical Mystery by Kathy Lynn Emerson [9th of the Face Down series]; originally publ... more info>>
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Face Down in the Marrow-Bone Pie
When the steward at her husband's Lancashire estate dies under mysterious circumstances, Susanna, Lady Appleton suspects he was murdered. As an expert on poisonous herbs, she sets out to discover the truth but ends up unearthing more secrets than she bargained for. This first book in the Face Down mystery series, set in sixteenth-century England, is "a breezy and amusing historical whodunit." (Booklist)
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Face Down o'er the Border
In Book Ten of the Face Down series, sixteenth-century gentlewoman, herbalist, and sleuth Susanna, Lady Appleton travels to Scotland in search of her dear friend Lady Glenelg, who has disappeared after being accused of murder. Not only must Susanna discover who the killer really is, she must cope with the disadvantage of being English in a land that mistrusts anyone from south of the border. Historical Mystery by Kathy Lynn Emerson; originally published by Perseverance Press
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Face Down under the Wych Elm
Susanna, Lady Appleton, learns that her dead husband's former mistress, Constance Crane, will be tried as a witch for causing the death of a man. Susanna suspects the victim was poisoned, and aided by her suitor, Nick Baldwin, and her servant Jennet, she uncovers a plot involving a forgotten will and the canceled vow of a nun. Historical mystery by Kathy Lynn Emerson; originally published by St. Martins and Kensington
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Face Down Upon an Herbal
Susanna, Lady Appleton, is ordered by Queen Elizabeth to assist Eleanor Madderly with an herbal she is preparing. The queen's emissary failed to mention that a man had been murdered at Madderly Castle--and that part of Susanna's mission is to solve that crime. Traitorous forgery, hidden identities, and secret passages all make her task the more dangerous. 2nd of the Face Down historical mystery series by Kathy Lynn Emerson
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Fatal as a Fallen Woman
In 1888 intrepid tabloid reporter Diana Spaulding travels to Denver, Colorado, not to cover a story for her newspaper but to help her mother, who has been accused of murdering Diana's estranged father. But Elmira Torrence has had a rough couple of years and the one-time society matron may very well have killed her ex-spouse. It's hard for Diana to tell, since Elmira has disappeared. (2nd of the Diana Spaulding Mystery series) Historical mystery by Kathy Lynn Emerson; originally published by Pemb... more info>>
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Hard Evidence
COME OUT, COME OUT WHEREVER YOU ARE.... Someone was lurking in the woods behind the isolated old cabins Janna McAllister was fixing up. Who was he? And what could he want with a single mother who hadn't set foot in Wyoming in years? Janna was suddenly grateful for her unexpected new lodgers: deputy sheriff Michael Robertson and his teen-aged son. The strong, silent type, Michael made her feel safe--especially when human remains were found on the property. The cold case threatened to remain unsol... more info>>
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Lethal Legend
Lethal Legend is the fourth and last volume in the Diana Spaulding 1888 Mystery Quartet. Diana Spaudling, intrepid reporter, and her fiancÚ, Ben Northcote, return to Maine to solve a murder on an island in Penobscot Bay. This final chapter offers an archaeological dig, deep sea diving, a fencing match, and a wedding. Plus, Diana's mother finally meets Maggie Northcote. Historical Mystery by Kathy Lynn Emerson; originally published by Pemberley Press
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Live Bait
Reid Bennett hits the mean streets of Toronto again. Because of his expertise, he (and his German shepherd, Sam, of course) is asked to bring in the vermin that has been bludgeoning nighttime security guards. And he makes the collar as advertised. So the police department asks him to stay on the case and find out who has been ordering these beatings. Reid's got to get down to business and sift through the long list of suspects. But he gets a little too involved ´┐Ż the culprits start looking for... more info>>
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Man Falls Down
Marcus wakes up in a surreal state of urgency and foreboding. Something is wrong, yet he can't perceive exactly what. As he makes his way through the morning getting ready for work, little things begin to add up like clues to a horrible truth that awaits him. Will the dream hold up or fall? Will life? A short work of surreal literature from our experimental line The Lab.
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Murders and Other Confusions
The Chronicles of Susanna, Lady Appleton, of the Face Down mystery series. Susanna, 16th century gentlewoman, herbalist and sleuth, solves mysteries and puzzles that baffle her contemporaries. These eleven stories conclude the Face Down series. Historical mystery short stories by Kathy Lynn Emerson; originally published by Crippen and Landru
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No Mortal Reason
Diana Spaulding, intrepid crime reporter, and her fiancÚ, physician Ben Northcote, stop in rural Lenape Springs, New York to meet Diana's hitherto unknown relatives. Putting an end to the family feud between Diana's mother and her uncles is the least of their problems. Confidence games, schemes to attract tourists to the area, and murder all conspire to complicate Diana's life. Third of the Diana Spaulding Mysteries. Historical Mystery by Kathy Lynn Emerson; originally published by Pemberley Pre... more info>>
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Spirit of The Season
Danger mixes with holiday cheer for Jennet Ferguson as a collie is accused of plotting her owner's fatal accident and a ghostly ice skater returns to haunt the lake where she died.
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The Phantom Detective: Notes of Doom
Follow the Phantom on the breath-taking trail of a ghastly series of sinister crimes perpetrated by a supercriminal who holds promissory notes for the lives of his victims! Ripped from the pages of the June, 1935 issue of "The Phantom Detective" magazine, here is the complete lead novel (including illustrations)--NOTES OF DOOM! Thrilling pulp action!
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When Dead Cats Bounce
Nick Schaevers Mystery Series, Vol. 2 Just before things went haywire, Nick Scheavers's life was going great. He expected to make a mint on the high tech company he was helping to go public, and he had become lucky in love. Everything was wonderful until a venture capitalist did some high-speed bouncing on the sidewalk before posing for the crime scene photographs. How quickly the high and mighty have fallen, or in this case, were launched. On news of the death, the stock price of the fledgli... more info>>
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Zero Break
Openly gay Honolulu homicide detective and surfer Kimo Kanapa'aka investigates the murder of a young lesbian mother at the same time he and his partner consider having children themselves. Zero break refers to the deep-water location where waves first begin, often far offshore. For Honolulu homicide detective and surfer Kimo Kanapa'aka, it means his most dangerous case yet. A young mother is murdered in what appears to be a home invasion robbery, leaving behind a complex skein of family and bu... more info>>
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.44 Short Stories
Kay and Byron McAllister of the Nudist Series (Runaway Nudist, Undercover Nudist, and To Kill a Nudist) are at it again with a delightful miscellany of short stories. Readers unfortunate enough not to have read the novels will be glad to know that these new stories are independent of them (and of each other). However, some of the beloved Motherlode characters are present here, including Tim Rinnissen, only slightly less na´´ve than he was as a teenager. (By the way, Tim has married, of all peopl... more info>>
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2 Bodies for the Price of 1 [Body Movers Series Book 2]
With fugitive parents, a brother dodging loan sharks, a hunky cop who's made her outlaw family his business, and her ex-fiancee back in the picture, Carlotta Wren thought her life couldn't get any more complicated. And then... Her fugitive parents phone home. Her identity is stolen by a look-alike. Her look-alike is found, well ... dead. Under suspicion for murder, Carlotta discovers that her devious double might have been bumped off accidentally--and that she could be the real target! Throw in ... more info>>
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28 Hours
What would you do if you knew that, by this time tomorrow, the world would be destroyed? Two months ago, astronomers identified an asteroid on a collisision course for Earth and, with the help of the military and governments across all of the continents, they planned a strike against it. They failed. Now time is almost up and, 28 hours from now, the majority of the population will face a global disaster to rival the extinction of the dinosaurs. There is nothing to do but await the inevitable;... more info>>
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3 Men and a Body [Body Movers Series Book 3]
Carlotta Wren has always dreamed of taking a vacation from her life as daughter to fugitive parents and mother to her younger brother, Wesley. So when she is temporarily suspended from her job at Neiman Marcus, the invitation from hunky body mover Cooper Craft to ride to Florida for some fun in the sun and a VIP body pickup seems like a good idea.... And then Wesley tags along to elude an irate loan shark and to play chaperone.... And then they're greeted on arrival by three different men, each ... more info>>
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Rufus thinks he's received a desperate plea to rescue a pants inspector who is being held hostage in a garment factory. Upon discovery of the truth, it may be Rufus' own life that needs alterations. A new short story from the author of the international bestseller A SUMMER WEDDING.
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50 Ways To Kill Your Lover [Alias Hunter Knox Mystery Series Book 1]
In this flashback to the first of the Hunter Knox adventures, Hunter reveals to Melonie (in bed, of course) how he became Hunter Knox and who Lorraine Who Wasn't was. It all took place, he explains, aboard the HMS Hephaestus, a ship that has sunk a dozen times while under the command of Captain Agropoulos. In it we meet such memorable characters as First Purser Thougg Pfistic and the very dead Velbig Fossage, corpse about town, who manages to get himself bludgeoned, stabbed, strangled, poisoned,... more info>>
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77 Rue Paradis
He met a gutter angel on the roadway to hell! It began here for Baron--the whole grotesque skein of terror-- here in this Marseilles street of despair, the street called the Rue Paradis. There was Gorssmann, fat and corrupt, who waited until Baron scraped bottom--and then blackmailed him into treason. And Lili, the dark, lovely gamin, who fell in love with Baron--and worked for the man determined to destroy him. Altogether for Frank Baron it was a small hell on the street called Paradise!
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A Bird by Any Other Name [Alex Masters Series Book 3]
In the third of the Alex Masters series, when a co-worker is found stabbed to death, Lexi is suspect #1. Police Lt. Cole Armstrong finds himself hoping against hope that the clues won't lead back to his favorite girl-singer.
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A Box of Texas Chocolates
Just like opening a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get with this delicious assortment of fourteen stories. Mystery, Suspense, Romance and Sci-Fi themes, all set in Texas, with a serving of chocolate! Stories and Authors: A Box of Texas Chocolates by Linda Houle; Getting a Clue by Pauline Baird Jones; Dying for Chocolate by Laura Elvebak; The Invisible Hand Will Smear Chocolate on the Face of Tyranny by Mark H. Phillips; A Recipe To Die For by Sally Love; The Bavarian Drop... more info>>
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