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Ruff Justice (#22 Melanie Travis)

Ruff Justice (#22 Melanie Travis)

Laurien Berenson

$14.95
With the excitement of the spring dog show season sweeping Connecticut, prize-winning Poodle owner Melanie Travis is determined to help her son finally lead his Standard Poodle toward a championship title. But the competition is fierce . . . Aunt Peg even skips the judging panel to exhibit a pup of her own, standing out from the pack with a handmade leash from elite artist Jasmine Crane.

Jasmine's handiwork is to die for-but Aunt Peg didn't expect to find her strangled to death by one of her dazzling custom creations . . . When Amanda, Aunt Peg's longtime dog sitter and a renter on Jasmine's property, vanishes that same day, Melanie suspects a dangerous connection. Her hunch only grows as she discovers sketchy secrets about the late artist.

Juggling a teaching job, the show ring, and a daunting suspect list, Melanie finds herself entangled in a mindboggling murder mystery-and hot on the trail of a desperate killer . . . If you like dogs, you'll love Laurien Berenson's Melanie Travis mysteries! -Joanne Fluke, New York Times bestselling author

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Something Borrowed, Something Mewed (#5 Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery)

Something Borrowed, Something Mewed (#5 Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery)

Bethany Blake

$14.95
Daphne Templeton's sister Piper is getting married-and their mother is getting carried away. She insists on hiring Sylvan Creek's top event planner, Abigail Sinclair, who proposes an Independence Day theme complete with Statue of Liberty-inspired bridesmaid dresses. With all the bickering among the families, Daphne's glad her only duty right now is pet-sitting for Abby's cat, Ms. Peebles. But there are some fireworks coming that aren't part of the ceremony. The Poconos will never be the same . . . At a tension-filled dress fitting, the abrasive wedding planner is found strangled by a garter-a weapon both borrowed and blue. Now Daphne's services are required not just for organizing the big day, but for figuring out whether one of the in-laws is an outlaw . . . Includes recipes for homemade pet treats! Doggone charming from start to finish! -Cleo Coyle, New York Times bestselling author on Death by Chocolate Lab
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Sconed to Death (#5 Cat Latimer Mystery)

Sconed to Death (#5 Cat Latimer Mystery)

Lynn Cahoon

$14.95
Cat has a full plate at her Aspen Hills Warm Springs Resort, as a group of aspiring cozy mystery authors arrives for a writers retreat. So when baker Dee Dee Meyer stirs up trouble by filing a false complaint with the health inspector against the B&B-all because she insists Cat's best friend Shauna stole her recipes-Cat marches into the shop to confront her. But Dee Dee's about to have her own batch of trouble.

Greyson Finn-a celebrity chef and, until today, one of Denver's most eligible bachelors-has been found dead in her bakery. Cat's uncle Pete, who happens to be the chief of police, warns her not to engage in any half-baked sleuthing. But as her curiosity rises, Cat's determined to discover who served the chef his just desserts-before the killer takes a powder . . .

Praise for Lynn Cahoon
Better get your flashlight handy, A Story to Kill will keep you reading all night. -Laura Bradford, author of the Amish Mysteries
Lynn Cahoon has created an absorbing, good fun mystery in Mission to Murder. -Fresh Fiction
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Murder at the Mansion (A Victorian Village Mystery)

Murder at the Mansion (A Victorian Village Mystery)

Sheila Connolly

$14.95
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Kate Hamilton hasn't been back to her dead-end hometown of Asheboro, Maryland since high school. When she discovers that her hometown is on the verge of going bankrupt and that the town council has decided that Kate's skills in the hospitality industry make her the perfect person to redo the Victorian mansion they're hoping to use to attract tourists, she's less-than-pleased. To make matters worse, the only person who has presented an alternate plan is Cordelia Walker - who had a hand in driving Kate away from Asheboro fifteen years ago.

When Kate finds a murdered Cordelia on the steps of the mansion, she's a prime suspect. Juggling the murder investigation and her growing fascination with the old house, Kate knows she must clear her name and save her town.
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Seeing Red (#2 Red Herring)

Seeing Red (#2 Red Herring)

Dana Dratch

$12.99
Her freelance career is catching fire. Her relationship with B&B owner Ian Sterling is flirty and fun. She's even attending a glittering cocktail party at his sprawling Victorian inn. But, to this ex-reporter, something seems off. And it's not the canapes.

When Ian's father vanishes, the enigmatic innkeeper asks for her discretion. And her assistance. Meanwhile, Alex is having the opposite problem at her tiny bungalow- People keep piling in uninvited. Including a mysterious intruder found sleeping in her kitchen. Her grandmother, Baba, who shows up to help -with Alex's own mother hot on her heels. When the intrepid redhead discovers a body in the B&B's basement and a reproduction Renoir in the library, she begins to suspect that Ian is more than just a simple hotel owner. With editor pal Trip, brother Nick, and rescue-pup Lucy riding shotgun, Alex scrambles to stay one step ahead of disaster-and some very nasty characters.

Can she find the missing man before it's too late? Or will Alex be the next one to disappear?

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Murder In Red (#49 Murder She Wrote)

Murder In Red (#49 Murder She Wrote)

Jessica Fletcher ,  Jon Land

$42.99
Jessica Fletcher's favorite gin rummy partner, Mimi Van Dorn, checks into the brand-new Clifton Care Partners, a private hospital that's just opened up shop in town, for a simple procedure-one that leads tragically, and inexplicably, to her death. Seeking justice in her inimitable fashion, Jessica decides to pursue her own investigation on the hospital and its shadowy business dealings. On the trail of what initially appears to be medical malpractice, Jessica digs deeper and learns her friend was actually a victim of something far more sinister. Death is bad for business, but murder is even worse, and Jessica will find plenty of both as she races to bring down Clifton Care Partners before someone else flatlines...
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Claws For Concern (#9 Cat in the Stacks Mystery)

Claws For Concern (#9 Cat in the Stacks Mystery)

Miranda James

$14.95
Charlie Harris is busy enjoying his new grandson when a mysterious man with a connection to Charlie's family starts visiting the library, bringing with him troubling questions about an unsolved murder . . .

Charlie may be a proud new grandfather, but he and Diesel still have work to do at Athena College and the small Mississippi town's public library. He's too busy to deal with true-crime writer Jack Pemberton, who wants Charlie as the subject of his latest book--and who won't take no for an answer.

A more appealing proposition for Charlie is spending time helping a kind, elderly man navigate the library's genealogical database. But he's shocked when he learns that the visitor's search is focused on a member of his own family- his late aunt's husband. Charlie befriends the man and considers inviting him to stay in his home, but he's soon given reason to question that notion. Jack is certain that Charlie's new houseguest was involved in a shocking homicide that took place years ago in a small town near Athena. As this cold case heats up, Charlie and Diesel have to uncover a killer who may already be too close to home . . .
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Murder with Cucumber Sandwiches (#3 Daisy's Tea Garden Mystery)

Murder with Cucumber Sandwiches (#3 Daisy's Tea Garden Mystery)

Karen Rose Smith

$14.95
Restaurant critic Derek Schumaker, notorious for his bitter reviews, is about to visit Daisy's Tea Garden, and Daisy and Aunt Iris are simmering with anxiety. A bad word from the culinary curmudgeon could really hurt their business, but Daisy tries to stay confident. After all, how can he resist her cucumber sandwiches with pimento spread-not to mention the cheesy cauliflower soup and strawberry walnut salad? Schumaker takes a to-go order when the afternoon tea service is done, which Daisy hopes is a good sign. But when he perishes from a seizure, it looks like his food was dosed with something deadly. Considering a threat that recently appeared on his blog-and whispers of scandal in his past-Daisy has quite an assortment of suspects to sift through . . . Includes delicious recipes!
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Southern Sass and Killer Cravings (#1 Marygene Brown)

Southern Sass and Killer Cravings (#1 Marygene Brown)

Kate Young

$12.99
For generations, the women of the Brown family on Peach Cove Island have been known for their Southern sass and sweet homemade desserts at their beloved Peach Diner. Since their mother's passing two years ago, Marygene has been stuck in Atlanta while her sister Jena Lynn has been running the family business. Now Marygene has left her husband and returned to her hometown, where she can almost feel Mama's presence. But all is not peachy back home. Marygene has barely tied on an apron when a diner regular drops dead at the counter. When it turns out the old man's been poisoned, Jena Lynn is led away in handcuffs and the family eatery is closed. Now, to save her sister and the diner, Marygene must find the real killer. With some startling assistance from her Mama's spirit, Marygene will be serving up a special order of just desserts . . . Includes Seven Recipes from Marygene's Kitchen!
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