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Die a Little: A Novel

By: Abbott, Megan

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Simon & Schuster:

Our Product Number: 608236


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover; Blue-gray boards quarterbound in black with spine imprinted in gilt with title and author. Debut novel.. 241 pages. Shadow-dodging through 1950s Hollywood glamor and its seedy flip-side, "Die a Little" tells the story of a femme fatale costume girl whose masquerade as the perfect housewife is clever enough to fool her detective husband, but not her suspicious sister-in-law. View more info

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Bloodroot

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $11.47

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 601917


Protected with a removable Brodart cover. . 1.08 x 9.3 x 6.26 Inches. 320 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 10. A frantic phone call from her mother brings herbalist China Bayles back to her family's Mississippi plantation, where she comes face to face with dangerous family secrets as she discovers that her great-aunt is gravely ill, an ancient property deed has suddenly resurfaced, and the man who found it has mysteriously vanished. View more info

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Bleeding Hearts

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 601997


Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Stated First Edition: April 2006 with full number line. . . 304 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 15. High school football coach Tim Duffy is handsome, charming, and married into a wealthy local family. But now, an anonymous accuser has made shocking allegations of improper behavior-and China Bayles is asked to conduct a discreet investigation. What she uncovers is a perplexing story of forbidden desire, deception, and questiona... View more info

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Nightshade

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 606070


304 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 16. With her half-brother Miles and her husband determined to investigate the circumstances surrounding her father's death, herbalist China Bayles reluctantly joins in to uncover the truth, but she and McQuaid soon discover that Miles may be hiding more secrets than he apparently is willing to reveal. View more info

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Mourning Gloria

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 606945


301 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 19. After a woman is killed in an arson-homicide, Jessica Nelson, an intern-reporter at the local paper, is assigned to cover the story. When Jessica disappears, China Bayles is determined to find her, before she becomes a headline herself. View more info

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Dead Man's Bones

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 608044


Cream boards and spine with titleand author imprinted in gold on spine; Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 329 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 13. For former attorney-turned-herbalist China Bayles, her already busy life is further complicated when her teenage son stumbles upon skeletal remains of the victim of a not-so-accidental death during a dig in a cave and a local community gathering is interrupted by murder. View more info

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The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 608521


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Coral boards with turquoise spine imprinted with title and author in metallic pink. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 285 pages. The Darling Dahlias, Book 5. It’s the spring of 1933 and times are tough all over. The only businessman not struggling is moonshiner Mickey LeDoux, though he still has to steer clear of federal agents. But banks are closing all over the country, and the small town of Darling is no except... View more info

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Bittersweet

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 608522


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Pale yellow boards with dark green spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 294 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 23.. It’s Thanksgiving in Pecan Springs, and China is planning to visit her mother, Leatha, and her mother’s husband, Sam, who are enthusiastically embarking on a new enterprise—turning their former game ranch into a vacation retreat for birders. She’s als... View more info

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Recipes for Love and Murder

By: Andrew, Sally

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Ecco / HarperCollins Publishers:

Our Product Number: 608672


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Debut novel. Cream boards with red spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 419 pages. A Tannie Marie Mystery, No. 1. Tannie Maria (Tannie meaning Auntie, the respectful Afrikaans address for a woman older than you) is a middle-aged widow who likes to cook—and eat. She shares her culinary love as a recipe columnist for the local paper—until The Gazette decides its readers... View more info

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Cockatiels at Seven

By: Andrews, Donna

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books:

Our Product Number: 608216


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Dark green boards imprinted on spine with title and author in metallic green. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 304 pages. A Meg Langslow Mystery, No. 9. It’s time for more outrageous and feathered fun in the award-winning, laugh-out-loud Meg Langslow series. When her old friend Karen drops by with two-year-old son Timmy, Meg Langslow reluctantly agrees to babysit “just for a little while.” But when nightfall... View more info

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The Good, the Bad, and the Emus

By: Andrews, Donna

Price: $12.49

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books:

Our Product Number: 608371


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Dark green book with spine imprinted with title and author in chartreuse. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 312 pages. A Meg Langslow Myster, No. 17. Life will never be the same for Meg Langslow after family secrets are revealed, introducing a whole new layer of intrigue in Donna Andrews's beloved series. Meg's long-lost paternal grandfather, Dr. Blake, has hired Stanley Denton to find her grandmother Cordelia. Dr.... View more info

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Killer Dust: A Mystery Featuring Forensic Geologist Em Hansen

By: Andrews, Sarah

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur:

Our Product Number: 602078


Protected with a removable Brodart cover. Stated First Edition: February 2003 with full number line.. 1.1 x 8.3 x 5.78 Inches. 320 pages. An Em Hansen Mystery, No. 8. Forensic geologist Em Hansen is barely removed from a series of life-altering events that have forced her to get to know her-self all over again. Her longtime boyfriend is now a few months in her past, the future she had laid out for herself has disappeared into thin air, and her new man, Jack Sampler, has ... View more info

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Dating Can Be Murder: A Samantha Shaw Mystery

By: Apodaca, Jennifer

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Kensington:

Our Product Number: 603603


Protected in a removable archival cover. Red boards with navy blue spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 264 pages. A Samantha Shaw Mystery, No. 1. After her husband dies, Samantha Shaw discovers that he had many secrets, including his penchant for Heart Mates dating service, which she now owns, and stealing money from an illegal drug trade, forcing her to revamp her business in order to come up with the money to pay off... View more info

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Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea

By: Atherton, Nancy

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Viking:

Our Product Number: 601177


Protected with a removable Brodart cover. First Edition with full number line. . 246 pages. An Aunt Dimity Mystery, No. 11. Lori Shepherd is no stranger to trouble and intrigue. But when Bill, her high-profile attorney husband, receives a number of chilling death threats aimed at his family, danger hits close to home. With Scotland Yard on the case, Bill decides to send Lori and their five-year-old twins to the safety of a remote island off the coast of Scotland. There, ... View more info

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Aunt Dimity: Detective

By: Atherton, Nancy

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Viking:

Our Product Number: 601181


Protected with a removable Brodart cover. First Edition with full number line. . 229 pages. An Aunt Dimity Mystery, No. 7. When Lori Shepherd returns from her trip to America, she is shocked to hear that Prunella "Pruneface" Hooper has been killed. This is the first murder in the village of Finch in more than a century, and everyone is in an uproar. Before the town implodes in the wake of this scandal, Lori sets out to solve the murder. Unfortunately, nearly ever... View more info

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Aunt Dimity and the Next of Kin

By: Atherton, Nancy

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, Viking:

Our Product Number: 601370


Protected in a removable archival cover. Full number line.. 240 pages. An Aunt Dimity Mystery, No. 10. Lori Shepherd, feeling a touch world-weary, decides to become a volunteer at the Radcliffe Infirmary, where she can spread a little good cheer in the community. There she meets Elizabeth Beacham, a kind, retired legal secretary with no family except a brother who has mysteriously disappeared. Lori is saddened when Miss Beacham passes away suddenly after only a few visi... View more info

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Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday

By: Atherton, Nancy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Viking:

Our Product Number: 601371


Protected in a removable archival cover. Full number line.. 208 pages. An Aunt Dimity Mystery, No. 8. When Lori Shepherd's husband, Bill, is summoned to a will reading at the Earl of Harrisford's resplendent Palladian home, Lori herself thinks she is just along for the ride. But this gathering of the entire Harrisford clan, all of them affected by the earl's new will, devolves into a dangerous family dispute. Burning topiaries, threatening notes, suspicious ma... View more info

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Death of a Prince

By: Baker, Susan P.

Price: $19.75

Publisher: Waterville, ME, Five Star:

Our Product Number: 607816


Pictoral cover. 301 pages. Criminal defense attorney Sandra Salinsky is hired to defend Kitty Fulton for the murder of Kitty's father, plaintiffs' attorney Phillip Parker. The case is more complicated than it first appears, since Parker was Salinsky's mother's best friend. Salinsky and her mother, Erma Townley, are law partners. Although Fulton claims she is innocent, Sandra soon learns that Kitty had millions of reasons to kill her father, and not all of them were about... View more info

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Miss Dimple Disappears

By: Ballard, Mignon F.

Price: $12.49

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books:

Our Product Number: 608046


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Brown boards and spine with title and author imprinted on spine in metallic green. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 262 pages. A Miss Dimple Mystery, No. 1. It’s 1942, almost a year since the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, and the residents of the small town of Elderberry, Georgia, have been rattled down to their worn, rationed shoes. For young teacher Charlie Carr, life and love aren’t going exactly as planned... View more info

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Sweet Mary: A Novel

By: Balmaseda, Liz

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Atria:

Our Product Number: 605042


Debut novel. Protected in a removable archival cover. . 256 pages. In this mesmerizing debut novel by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Liz Balmaseda, one woman's hunger for justice becomes a journey into darkness -- and a punishing, soul-searching test of priorities. Dulce Maria "Mary" Guevara is a woman with nothing left to lose. Wrongly accused of being a cocaine queen, she has lost her job, her reputation, and -- worst of all -- custody of her son. E... View more info