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For Cheddar or Worse: Cheese Shop #7

For Cheddar or Worse: Cheese Shop #7

Avery Aames

$14.95

In the new Cheese Shop Mystery from the Agatha Award-winning author of As Gouda as Dead, an extra-sharp tongued cheese critic is cut down during a summer cheese festival. It's time for the annual Cheese Festival in Providence, Ohio, and Charlotte Bessette's cheese shop is packed with homemade specialties. Meanwhile, her friend Erin is prepping her dairy farm and inn for cheese makers, marketers, journalists, and one surprise guest Lara Berry, pretentious cheese whiz, pompous bestselling author, and pungent critic whose extra sharp tongue can crumble a reputation. Even though any love for Lara by her friends curdled long ago, Charlotte is surprised when the foodie is smothered to death in her room at Erin s inn. Accusations start flying, but the one laying blame on Erin strikes Charlotte as a crock. Now, to clear her friend s name, Charlotte has to sift through Lara s ex-lovers, former business partners, and unforgiving enemies to find a killer before Lara s past casts a tainted pall on the festival s future.
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Off the Books: Novel Idea #5

Off the Books: Novel Idea #5

Lucy Arlington

$14.95

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Lila is showcasing some of her biggest authors at a bridal expo. But when the joyous event turns deadly, she'll have to figure out who penned the perfect crime... The Novel Idea Literary Agency has planned a wedding-themed week for Inspiration Valley, celebrating not only North Carolina s best vendors but also some of the agency's most popular bridal books. The fact that Lila can use the event to plan her own impending nuptials is just the icing on the cake. But wedding bells turn to warning bells when Lila finds a dead man facedown in the frosting. Soon it's discovered that the victim was connected to several Novel Idea authors, all of whom quickly become suspects in the case. It's up to Lila and her fellow agents to find the real killer before one of their clients winds up scribbling stories from behind bars...
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The Cakes of Monte Cristo: Piece of Cake #6

The Cakes of Monte Cristo: Piece of Cake #6

Jacklyn Brady

$14.95

Rita Lucero, co-owner of New Orleans's Zydeco Cakes, is thrilled to be catering an annual ball held at the Monte Cristo Hotel. Designing the high-end desserts is her priority, until she stumbles upon a mystery long-buried at her shop. It's an ornate ruby necklace, hidden underneath her staircase and rumoured to be cursed. After the gem's appraiser suddenly drops dead and Rita herself is targeted by a menacing stranger, she's no longer laughing at local superstition. Now she's trying to stop the curse. before she winds up dead.
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The Grim Steeper: Teapot Collector #3

The Grim Steeper: Teapot Collector #3

Amanda Cooper

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The national bestselling author of Shadow of a Spout invites readers back to the Finger Lakes town of Gracious Grove for more tea and murder... Mid-October in the charming Finger Lakes town of Gracious Grove means it s time for the annual Fall Fling Townwide Tea Party. The highlight of the festivities is a roaming tea-tasting, which includes a stop at Auntie Rose s Victorian Tea House. Sophie Taylor would like to share her enjoyment of the event with her sort-of boyfriend, English teacher Jason Murphy, but Jason s dean has accused him of falsifying grades to help an athlete at the local college. Steamed and stressed, Jason shows up the night of the party with bags under his eyes. But the dean shows up under Sophie s Japanese Maple later that night, murdered, and now Jason is suspected of far worse than fudging grade reports. It s up to Sophie, her Nana, and their friends the Silver Spouts to pore over the clues to find out who really decided to teach the dean a lesson.
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Darned If You Do: Needlecraft #18

Darned If You Do: Needlecraft #18

Monica Ferris

$14.95

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Needlecraft Mysteries have shown that when it comes to murder, Betsy Devonshire, owner of the Crewel World needlework shop, doesn't mess around. But when a local hoarder is murdered, she'll need all her wits to dig a new friend out of a heap of trouble. After a tree falls on Tom Riordan's house, landing him in the hospital, the police discover a mountain of junk piled high in his home. Locals in Excelsior, Minnesota including Betsy Devonshire and her Crewel World Monday Bunch offer to help with the cleanup while Tom recuperates. But when Tom is found murdered in his hospital bed, the sole heir to his property his cousin Valentina becomes the number one suspect. Betsy believes there's more to the case than meets the eye, but finding clues to the killer's identity in the clutter Tom left behind will be like looking for a needle in a haystack.
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Double Fudge Brownie Murder: Hannah Swensen #18

Double Fudge Brownie Murder: Hannah Swensen #18

Joanne Fluke

$14.95

Life in tiny Lake Eden, Minnesota, is usually pleasantly uneventful. But with the upcoming trial for her involvement in a tragic accident, Hannah Swensen hardly has time to think about her bakery - let alone the town's most recent murder... Hannah is eager to clear her name once and for all, but her troubles only double when she finds the judge bludgeoned to death with his own gavel - and Hannah is the number one suspect. Now on trial in the court of public opinion, she sets out in search of the culprit and discovers that the judge made more than a few enemies during his career. With time running out, Hannah will have to whip up her most clever recipe yet to find a killer more elusive than the perfect brownie...
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Town in a Cinnamon Toast: Candy Holliday #7

Town in a Cinnamon Toast: Candy Holliday #7

B.B. Haywood

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The author of Town in a Sweet Pickle brings back Candy Holliday, a blueberry farmer with a green thumb for sleuthing... The much-anticipated wedding of local resident Maggie Tremont and popular baker Herr Georg has stirred up the usually quiet coastal town of Cape Willington. To make sure the wedding of the year goes off without a hitch, the participants gather at a pre-wedding dinner everyone, that is, except the best man... Worried, Candy, the maid of honor, goes looking for him, finally tracking him down to the upstairs archive rooms at the English Point Lighthouse and Museum. There's only one problem: he's dead, struck over the head with a bottle of champagne, the same exclusive brand that was ordered for the dinner. Before the wedding plans fall flat, Candy rushes to find the murderer, unearthing a conspiracy that could spill over into the whole town...
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Scene of the Brine: Pickled and Preserved #3

Scene of the Brine: Pickled and Preserved #3

Mary Ellen Hughes

$14.95

The national bestselling author of License to Dill returns with a dilly of a pickle. Piper Lamb has to take a break from jarring her delicious pickles and preserves to blow the lid off a poisoner... Business is booming at Piper's Picklings in Cloverdale, New York. But not all is sweet in the life of Piper's number one customer and friend, local caterer Sugar Heywood. Sugar is dating wealthy realtor Jeremy Porter, but his family doesn't approve. After their unscrupulous accountant finds some dirt on Sugar, the family quickly urges Jeremy to throw her out like rotten fruit. Things are further spoiled after the accountant is found poisoned, and all evidence points to Sugar s son, Zach. With the Porter family determined to avoid scandal, it won t be easy for Piper to preserve Zach's innocence. And after someone falls victim to a poisoned jar of some of her brandied cherries, Piper's got a peck of trouble to deal with herself.
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A Familiar Tail: Witch's Cat #1

A Familiar Tail: Witch's Cat #1

Delia James

$14.95

Unlucky-in-love artist Annabelle Britton decides that a visit to the seaside town of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is the perfect way to get over her problems. But when she stumbles upon a smoky grey cat named Alastair, and follows him into a charming cottage, Annabelle finds herself in a whole spell book full of trouble. Suddenly saddled with a witch's wand and a furry familiar, Annabelle soon meets a friendly group of women who use their spells, charms and potions to keep the people of Portsmouth safe. But they can't prevent every wicked deed in town.
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Arsenic and Old Books: Cat in the Stacks #6

Arsenic and Old Books: Cat in the Stacks #6

Miranda James

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Lucinda Beckwith Long, the mayor of Athena, Mississippi, has donated a set of Civil War-era diaries to the archives of Athena College. She would like librarian Charlie Harris to preserve and substantiate them as a part of the Long family legacy something that could benefit her son, Beck, as he prepares to campaign for the state senate. Beck's biggest rival would like to get a look at the diaries in an attempt to expose the Long family's past sins. Meanwhile, a history professor is also determined to get her hands on the books in a last-ditch bid for tenure. But their interest suddenly turns deadly, leaving Charlie with a catalog of questions to answer. Together with his Maine Coon cat Diesel, Charlie must discover why the diaries were worth killing for before he too reaches his final chapter.
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A Deadly Tail: Whiskey Tango & Foxtrot #4

A Deadly Tail: Whiskey Tango & Foxtrot #4

Dixie Lyle

$14.95

Deirdre Foxtrot Lancaster returns - with her otherwolrdly animal companions Whiskey and Tango - to shine a light on the dark side of fame... Foxtrot has seen a lot of strange things as assistant to billionaire Zelda Zoransky at her wacky mansion. And that includes her telepathic cat Tango and ectoplasmic pooch Whiskey. So it's no surprise to find a horde of zombies lurching across the lawn - even if they are just actors in a horror movie that's filming on the mansion grounds. The special effects look pretty convincing. But all that fake blood doesn't fool Whiskey, who quickly sniffs out the truth: one of those corpses is real... Before you can say, Lights, camera, murder, Foxtrot and her furry partners-in-crime-solving are caught up in the drama of who-killed-who... and why. With a crazy cast of characters including a neurotic director, a star-hungry diva-even with an appearance by Lassie's ghost - it's bound to have one hell of a twist ending. But first, Foxtrot and her supernatural sidekicks have to find a killer amongst them-before the whole case is a wrap...
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Killer Gourmet: Savannah Reid #20

Killer Gourmet: Savannah Reid #20

G. A. McKevett

$14.95

Plus-sized P.I. Savannah Reid and her pals at the Moonlight Magnolia Detective Agency know a thing or two about fine dining. But when murder shows up on the menu, it's time to go back to the kitchen... When the Moonlight Magnolia gang learns their friends Ryan Stone and John Gibson are planning to open a chic new restaurant, they eagerly offer their input on everything. But all Ryan and John can think about is how excited they are to have hired the temperamental but talented chef Baldwin Norwood. Too bad the only thing being sliced and diced in the kitchen is the chef himself... As Savannah turns her attention from munchies to murder, she quickly realizes the cantankerous chef left a bad taste in everyone's mouth. Now, Savannah has her work cut out for her, and just when she thinks there couldn't be any more suspects, she uncovers a plot more precarious than a perfect souffle...
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Cat Among the Pumpkins

Cat Among the Pumpkins

Mandy Morton

$16.99

Gunpowder, Treacle and Shocks. Hettie and Tilly set out to investigate an old crime and a spate of new murders. Why is Mavis Spitforce dressed as a pumpkin? Can Irence Peggledrip really talk to cats from the spirit world? Did Milky Myers murder his family on Halloween, longer ago than anyone can remember? Questions that the tabby duo must answer before the latest case for The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency can be solved. As the November fog closes in, where will the killer strike next - and will there be enough samosas to go round?
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Stiff Competition: Mattie Winston #7

Stiff Competition: Mattie Winston #7

Annalise Ryan

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Every fall, hunting season in Sorenson, Wisconsin, leads to some accidental injuries. Deputy coroner Mattie Winston just hopes the hunters don't bring any more business to her office. But somebody seems to have declared open season on land developers. One real estate developer who's recently come to town has been found dead in the woods with an arrow through his neck. Now it's up to Mattie to get to the bottom of the killing. That might be easier if she wasn't also hunting for Detective Hurley's teenage daughter, Emily, who has suddenly disappeared. With a homicidal William Tell out on the loose, Mattie is desperate to find Emily before the killer notches another arrow...
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A Whisker of Trouble: Second Chance Cat #3

A Whisker of Trouble: Second Chance Cat #3

Sofie Ryan

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Spring has come to charming North Harbour, Maine, and with the new season comes a new haul for Sarah Grayson's shop, Second Chance, where she sells lovingly refurbished and repurposed items. Sarah is turning her keen eye to the estate of collector Edison Hall, hoping for fabulous finds for Second Chance - but when her rescue cat Elvis discovers a body in the kitchen, everything goes paws up. Now can Elvis and Sarah claw their way to the truth before the killer slinks away forever?
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A Disguise to Die for: Costume Shop #1

A Disguise to Die for: Costume Shop #1

Diane Vallere

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Someone is dressed to kill in the debut Costume Shop Mystery from the national bestselling author of the Material Witness mysteries. No sooner does former magician s assistant Margo Tamblyn return home to Proper City, Nevada, to run Disguise DeLimit, her family s costume shop, than she gets her first big order. Wealthy nuisance Blitz Manners needs forty costumes for a detective-themed birthday bash. As for Blitz himself, his Sherlock Holmes is to die for literally when, in the middle of the festivities, Margo s friend and party planner Ebony Welles is caught brandishing a carving knife over a very dead Blitz. For Margo, clearing Ebony s name is anything but elementary, especially after Ebony flees town. Now Margo is left to play real-life detective in a town full of masked motives, cloaked secrets, and veiled vendettas. But as she soon learns, even a killer disguise can t hide a murderer in plain sight for long.
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It's a Wonderful Knife: Comfort Food #5

It's a Wonderful Knife: Comfort Food #5

Christine Wenger

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Comfort food and murder are on the holiday menu in the latest mystery from the national bestselling author of Macaroni and Freeze... All Trixie Matkowski wants for Christmas is a break just not the broken leg she got after slipping on some ice. With Sandy Harbor alive in the hustle and bustle of the season, it s the busiest time of the year at Trixie s Silver Bullet Diner. There are millions of things to do, including cater the town s annual Christmas pageant and community dinner with some delicious holiday comfort food. But the festivities turn into a bit of a turkey after Liz Fellows, the director of the pageant, is found with Trixie s butcher knife in her back. Now Trixie must help the police arrest the scary gentleman or lady guilty of the crime if she hopes to get herself off the naughty list.
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