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Caught Bread Handed: Bakeshop #4

Caught Bread Handed: Bakeshop #4

Ellie Alexander

$14.95
Welcome to Torte a friendly, small-town family bake shop where the oven is heating up as high as the body count Jules Capshaw is still chewing over her husband Carlos s return to Ashland, Oregon. Could there be too many cooks in the kitchen? Whatever is stirring between those two will have to wait. Despite the Oregon Shakespeare Festival being dark for the winter, the bakeshop is bustling, the dough is rolling, and there s no rest for the weary especially when murder is thrown into the mix. When Mindy Nolan, the owner of a new restaurant in town, turns up dead, the batter at hand thickens. Jules knows that there was bad blood between Mindy and others in town, and tracking down the killer could prove to be an unwelcome treat. And to top it all off, there s Carlos, who is pleading with those delicious dark eyes and sexy Spanish accent for Jules to take him back. Is home where the heart is or will she make a fresh start and risk getting burned?
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Engaged in Death: Wedding Planner #1

Engaged in Death: Wedding Planner #1

Stephanie Blackmoore

$14.95
After dumping her cheating fiance and cancelling the wedding, Mallory Shepard can't bear another disaster. So when the former bride-to-be unexpectedly inherits Thistle Park, a ramshackle mansion in her ex's hometown of Port Quincy, it's a problem she can't afford - literally. Abound with stray cats, peeling wallpaper, and nosy neighbors, Mallory is dying to sell it off - once she finally fixes up both the place and her messy life... Turns out, Thistle Park has its charms. But the honeymoon phase is abruptly cut short when an unwanted visitor is found dead on the front lawn. Enlisting the help of her sister Rachel, Mallory vows to unveil the killer before she herself becomes married to the suspect list...
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A Toxic Trousseau: Witchcraft #8

A Toxic Trousseau: Witchcraft #8

Juliet Blackwell

$14.95
After her potbellied pig Oscar head-butts rival clothier Autumn Jennings, Lily tries to make peace without a costly personal injury case. But any hope of a quiet resolution is shattered when Autumn turns up dead. As one of the prime suspects, Lily searches for a way to clear her name and discovers a cursed trousseau among Autumn's recently acquired inventory. Lily must deal with a mysterious dog walker and spend the night in a haunted house as she delves into the trunk's treacherous past. She's got to figure out who wanted to harm Autumn before anyone else dies.
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A Dark and Stormy Murder: Writer's Apprentice #1

A Dark and Stormy Murder: Writer's Apprentice #1

Julia Buckley

$12.99
Lena London's literary dreams are coming true—as long as she can avoid any real-life villains...

Camilla Graham's bestselling suspense novels inspired Lena London to become a writer, so when she lands a job as Camilla's new assistant, she can't believe her luck. Not only will she help her idol craft an enchanting new mystery, she'll get to live rent-free in Camilla's gorgeous Victorian home in the quaint town of Blue Lake, Indiana.

But Lena's fortune soon changes for the worse. First, she lands in the center of small town gossip for befriending the local recluse. Then, she stumbles across one thing that a Camilla Graham novel is never without - a dead body, found on her new boss's lakefront property.

Now Lena must take a page out of one of Camilla's books to hunt down clues in a real crime that seems to be connected to the novelist's mysterious estate—before the killer writes them both out of the story for good...
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Final Fondue: Five Ingredient #3

Final Fondue: Five Ingredient #3

Maya Corrigan

$14.99
Val Deniston certainly has her plate full running a cafe, dabbling with recipes, and helping her grandfather prepare for the town's upcoming tri-centennial celebration, but she's grown fond of her new life in the Chesapeake Bay town of Bayport... So when Val is asked to reclaim her old position as a cookbook publicist in New York City, she puts off her decision in order to help her grandfather perfect his chocolate fondue for the weekend festivity's dessert cook-off. But after the opening ceremonies, Val finds a houseguest strangled to death in her grandfather's backyard. She suspects a classic case of mistaken identity, especially when another guest nearly bids her life a fondue farewell. Now it's up to Val to keep the killer from making another stab at murder...
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Read to Death: Red em and Eat #3

Read to Death: Red em and Eat #3

Terrie Farley Moran

$14.95
The national bestselling author of Caught Read-Handed revisits Fort Myers Beach, Florida, where the proprietors of a local bookstore cafe occasionally take a stab at solving murder... At their seaside Read Em and Eat bookstore cafe, Sassy Cabot and Bridgy Mayfield offer fresh scones, great books, and excellent detective work With their book club season wrapping up with The Florida Life of Thomas Edison, Sassy and Bridgy decide to take their group on a day trip to the beautiful Edison and Ford Winter Estates. Hiring driver Oscar Frieland, who s known for his colorful stories and love of the cafe s Robert Frost fruit tartlets, the bibliophiles set off for a day of sunshine and history. After a lovely excursion, the club returns to the cafe for lunch and a book discussion, but the group falls silent after Oscar is found dead in his van. The sheriff s deputies have some questions of their own for the group, and if the ladies don t find some answers soon, the next book they read might be from a prison library.
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Gone with the Wool: Yarn Retreat #4

Gone with the Wool: Yarn Retreat #4

Betty Hechtman

$14.95
Every October, thousands of monarch butterflies flock to California s Monterey Peninsula to spend the winter there. To welcome their colorful guests, Cadbury by the Sea holds a weeklong festival complete with a butterfly queen and her court. Eager to show some town spirit, Casey Feldstein finds herself fluttering back and forth between setting up a yarn retreat, baking and helping out at the festival. But when a former butterfly queen is found dead with a knife in her back after a Bless the Butterflies service, Casey must set her loom aside to hook a killer with a score to settle. Includes knitting patterns and a recipe!
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Cracked to Death: Webb's Glass Shop #3

Cracked to Death: Webb's Glass Shop #3

Cheryl Hollon

$14.95
When a treasure hunt leads to deadly plunder, it's up to glass shop owner Savannah Webb and her trusty investigative posse to map out the true motives of a killer... It's the dog days of summer in St. Petersburg, Florida, and Webb's Glass Shop proprietor Savannah Webb has an eco-friendly plan to help locals escape the heat - a recyclable bottle-crafting workshop taught by reticent store manager Amanda Blake. Turns out, the class is a bigger smash than expected, thanks in part to a pair of staggeringly old bottles brought in by snorkeler Martin Lane... Linked to a storied pirate shipwreck, the relics definitely pique Savannah's interest. But intrigue turns to shock when Martin's lifeless body washes ashore the next morning, another glass artifact tucked in his dive bag. With cell phone records connecting Amanda to the drowning, Savannah must voyage through unchartered territory to exonerate her colleague and capture the twisted criminal behind Martin's death...
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Grace Sees Red: Manor of Murder #7

Grace Sees Red: Manor of Murder #7

Julie Hyzy

$14.95
Grace Wheaton, curator and manager of Marshfield Manor, and her benefactor, Bennett Marshfield, are discussing how to help her roommates Bruce and Scott with their wine shop troubles when Grace's trusted if testy assistant, Frances, calls, saying she needs some assistance of her own. Arriving at the address Frances has given them, they find a coroner's van and police cars parked outside an upscale assisted-living facility called Indwell. One of the elderly residents has been found dead under suspicious circumstances, and Frances, seen arguing with the man earlier that day, is now a person of interest. It s up to Grace to clear her assistant s name and find the real killer before another Indwell resident checks out early...
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Death in Sunset Grove: The Lavender Ladies Detective Agency #1

Death in Sunset Grove: The Lavender Ladies Detective Agency #1

Minna Lindgren

$19.99
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Good detectives come in all manner of guises... Meet Siiri and Irma, best friends and the queen bees of Sunset Grove, a retirement community for those still young at heart. With a combined age of nearly 180, Siiri and Irma are still just as inquisitive and witty as when they first met decades ago. But when their comfortable world is upturned by a suspicious death at Sunset Grove, Siiri and Irma are shocked into doing something about it. Determined to find out exactly what happened and why, they begin their own private investigations and form The Lavender Ladies Detective Agency. The trouble is, beneath Sunset Grove's calm facade, there is more going on than meets the eye, and Siiri and Irma soon discover far more than they bargained for...
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Something's Knot Kosher: Quilting #4

Something's Knot Kosher: Quilting #4

Mary Marks

$14.95
Funerals can be patchy affairs for Martha Rose and her close-knit circle of friends - especially in the case of a missing body... When Birdie Watson's husband Russell is killed during a bank robbery, Martha just wants to support her grieving friend. But en route to the burial plot in Oregon, Martha makes a harrowing discovery about the casket's contents - instead of Russell, she finds an unidentified man. Now Martha and her quilting klatch can't rest in peace until they unspool the truth behind the macabre mix up...
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Take the Monkey and Run: Call of the Wilde #4

Take the Monkey and Run: Call of the Wilde #4

Laura Morrigan

$14.95
Grace Wilde must use her psychic abilities to track down a pesky primate in the latest Call of the Wilde Mystery. Grace Wilde is excited to head to New Orleans for her first real case as an animal telepath. She intends to help a woman find her missing sister, but when she attempts to communicate with her client's cat, Coco, Grace gets distracted by the presence of a much wilder animal. Coco confirms that a mysterious monkey has been swinging around the Big Easy. Grace thinks she might be able to help corral the cheeky Capuchin in addition to solving her case. But things get complicated when she receives a cryptic warning that her client isn't what she seems. Now it's up to Grace to separate the truth from the monkey business...
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Dressed to Kilt: Scottish Highlands #3

Dressed to Kilt: Scottish Highlands #3

Hannah Reed

$14.99
Aspiring romance author Eden Elliott only has a little time left in Scotland, so she's determined to make the most of it - starting with attending a fancy whisky tasting with local looker Leith Cameron. But her classy date turns bad after a woman is found drowned in one of the vats of alcohol. Eden immediately steps in as a Special Constable to help solve the case, but she soon realizes that the killer could be somehow connected to her. In order to put the murderer behind bars, she'll have to take a shot at unearthing her family's past.
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Toasting Up Trouble: Dinner Club #1

Toasting Up Trouble: Dinner Club #1

Linda Wiken

$14.95
A delicious new cozy mystery series featuring the Culinary Capers Dinner Club who are fearless when it comes to cooking up new dishes and putting the lid on crime... Event planner Jennifer J.J. Tanner has a full plate, but that s the way she likes it. First, it s her turn to choose the recipe for the next meeting of the Culinary Capers Dinner Club, a gathering of foodie friends who experiment with entrees for their creative and gastronomical pleasure. Second, she s organizing an Italian princess party for the twenty-one-year-old daughter of a high-tech millionaire. But one thing J.J. didn t plan on is that the caterer for the event hotshot chef Antonio Marcotti would end up murdered the night of the party. Or that she d end up being a prime suspect after having had a heated argument with the unscrupulous chef. Now it s up to J.J. with help from her fellow Club members and a handsome if mysterious private eye to turn the tables on the real killer...
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