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1. There Was an Old Woman - Hallie Ephron

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When Evie Ferrante learns that her mother has been hospitalized, she finds her mother's house in chaos. Sorting through her mother's belongings, Evie discovers objects that don't quite belong there, and begins to raise questions.

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2. Triple Cross LP - Kit Ehrman

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Barn manager Steve Cline has enrolled in a private investigation course and is working on the final project. But when his father, racehorse trainer Chris Kessler, invites him to Louisville on a two-week, all-expense-paid vacation, it isn't really a vacation. Kessler has a Derby runner and needs a reliable fill-in when one of his employees is injured. With only two horses to care for, the workload is light, and Steve decides to get that class project out of the way-a simple records search. But the very act of initiating the project triggers a chance encounter that plunges Steve into the world of the ultra rich...a world where greed, revenge, and ambition drive some men to commit unspeakable acts amid the pageantry and glamour of thoroughbred racing.

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3. Cold Burn - Kit Ehrman

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4. Waterloo Sunset - Martin Edwards

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A notice announcing that Harry Devlin died suddenly on Midsummer's Eve arrives at the office of his law firm one June day. His partner Jim Crusoe treats the message as a joke, but Harry isn't so sure-especially as Midsummer's Eve is less than a week away. From that moment on, his world starts to fall apart. Who is his unknown enemy? Meanwhile, young women are being murdered in Harry's home city of Liverpool. When a friend who has asked to meet him becomes the latest victim, Harry is dragged into the investigation and becomes a suspect. "Edwards...plots densely but lucidly and includes a surprisingly logical killer.... -Kirkus Reviews Martin Edwards has published 12 novels: eight featuring Harry Devlin and three Lake District Mysteries. He has twice been short-listed for a CWA Dagger. www.martinedwardsbooks.com

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5. The Arsenic Labyrinth LP - Martin Edwards

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After ten years, Guy-a drifter with a taste for deception-has returned to Coniston in England's Lake District. Local journalist Tony di Venuto is campaigning to revive interest in the disappearance of Emma Bestwick. Guy knows what happened to her. He tips off Tony that Emma will not return. DCI Hannah Scarlett, head of Cumbria's Cold Case Review Team, re-opens the old investigation. Her inquiries take her to the Museum of Myth and Legend and to the remote and eerie Arsenic Labyrinth-a series of stone tunnels used to remove arsenic from tin ore. A shocking discovery makes it clear to Hannah that there is more than one mystery to solve.... Martin Edwards has published three Lake District Mysteries: The Coffin Trail, The Cipher Garden, and now The Arsenic Labyrinth. He writes a regular column for Sherlock magazine and is the author of seven non-fiction books. www.martinedwardsbooks.com

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6. The Cipher Garden - Martin Edwards

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7. The Coffin Trail - Martin Edwards

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8. The Serpent Pool A Lake District Mystery - Martin Edwards

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Praise for The Serpent Pool... "A story that is complex and intellect-ually stimulating." -Booklist Seven years ago, Bethany Friend was found drowned in the lonely Serpent Pool in England's Lake District. Now, to win justice for Bethany's dying mother, DCI Hannah Scarlett of the Cold Case Squad re-opens the case. Then Hannah meets Louise Kind, sister of historian Daniel Kind. Louise has just confessed to her brother that she struck her lover with a knife, but the victim has vanished. Searching for answers, Hannah and Daniel-who is researching the opium-addicted 19th-century English writer Thomas De Quincey-encounter dark secrets and strange obsessions that oddly echo De Quincey's drug-fueled writings. Martin Edwards has published 12 novels, edited 16 crime fiction anthologies, and written a book about homicide investigation. He is a well-known reviewer and commentator on the genre. www.martinedwardsbooks.com

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9. Effigies - Mary Anna Evans

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Faye Longchamp and Joe Wolf Mantooth have traveled to Neshoba County, Mississippi, to help excavate a site near Nanih Waiya, the sacred mound where tradition says the Choctaw nation was born. When farmer Carroll Calhoun refuses the archaeologists' request to investigate an ancient Native American mound, Faye and her colleagues are disappointed. But his next action breaks their hearts: he tries to bulldoze the huge relic to the ground. That night, Calhoun is found dead, his throat sliced with a handmade stone blade. Was he killed by an archaeologist angered by his wanton destruction of history? Did a Choctaw take up arms to defend an embattled heritage? Or was it someone else with a grudge...?

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10. Relics - Mary Anna Evans

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Faye Longchamp, back in school to pursue her dream of becoming an archaeologist, has been asked to run a project for which she is barely qualified, under the direction of a man who doesn't seem to like her much. Her assignment: to uncover the origins of the most mysterious ethnic group of Alabama, the Sujosa, who have shown impressive immunity to many diseases...including AIDS. Late one night, Faye awakes to find the house in flames. She saves herself and one of her housemates. But her friend Carmen, the project historian, never had a chance. Within days, an 18-year-old boy jumps from a cell phone tower that, when completed, would connect the outside world to the Sujosa community. Are these events somehow related? Mary Anna Evans has degrees in physics and engineering, but her heart is in the past. Her series character, Faye Longchamp, lives the exciting life of an archaeologist, and Mary Anna envies her a little. Mary Anna's award-winning series of Faye's adventures includes Artifacts, Relics, Effigies, Findings, Floodgates, Strangers and, now, Plunder. www.maryannaevans.com

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11. Findings - Mary Anna Evans

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12. Floodgates A Faye Longchamp Mystery - Mary Anna Evans

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Faye Longchamp and her team of archaeologists, fighting to save New Orleans' past, are horrified when they discover a corpse that's far too new to be an archaeological find. The police presume it's just another dead body left by Hurricane Katrina, until Faye shows them that the debris piled on top of the dead woman is all wrong. Someone brought Shelly Broussard to this flooded-out house and left her dead body behind. Faye and her assistant Joe Wolf Mantooth are drawn into the investigation and soon learn that trouble swirled around the victim like winds around the still, quiet eye of a hurricane. Will Faye and Joe be the next innocents engulfed in this deadly deception? Mary Anna Evans, author of the award-winning Faye Longchamp archaeological mysteries, is a mother of three and an avid amateur musician. www.maryannaevans.com

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13. Strangers LP - Mary Anna Evans

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Faye Longchamp and husband Joe Wolf Mantooth have founded an archaeological consulting firm, and a couple who own an historic home in St. Augustine, Florida, provide the firm's first big project. Within a day of their arrival at Dunkirk Manor, a lovely young employee disappears, leaving behind a smear of blood in her car and a collection of priceless arti-facts. Two days later, the missing woman's boyfriend is found dead, his throat slashed. The detective in charge believes that the artifacts are key to the crime and hires Faye to track down their origin. Faye and Joe find artifacts at the site dating from every era of St. Augustine history. Then comes the most stunning discovery of all: the diary of a priest who left Spain in 1565 and was present at the city's birth.... Mary Anna Evans lives in Florida. When she's not writing her novels, she works with teachers to develop ways to use popular fiction to teach math, science, and history to kids. www.maryannaevans.com

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14. Plunder A Faye Longchamp Mystery - Mary Anna Evans

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Praise for Plunder... "Engaging, character-driven. -Publishers Weekly Faye Longchamp and her husband Joe Wolf Mantooth are researching archaeological sites near the mouth of the Mississippi soon to be flooded by oil by the Deepwater Horizon disaster. When her babysitter is injured, leaving Faye to work with a toddler underfoot, she hires Amande, a bright and curious teen who lives nearby. But when Amande's grandmother and no-account uncle are murdered, her two known relatives battle over her small inheritance: a raggedy houseboat, a few shares of stock, and a hurricane-battered island that's not even inhabitable. Pirate-era silver coins are found and lost. A murderer is on the loose, and, as the oil slick looms, Faye can see that Louisiana is still being plundered.... Mary Anna Evans has degrees in physics and engineering, but her heart is in the past. Plunder is seventh in her award-winning series. www.maryannaevans.com

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15. Murdering Americans LP - Ruth Dudley Edwards

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Already a member of the House of Lords and Mistress of St. Martha's College in Cambridge, Baroness "Jack" Troutbeck leaps at an invitation to become a Distinguished Visiting Professor on an American campus. With her head full of romantic fantasies inspired by 1950s Hollywood, she sets off from England blissfully unaware that academia in the USA is dominated by knee-jerk liberalism, contempt for Western civilization, and the institutionalization of a form of insane political correctness. Can she defeat the thought-police who run Freeman State University? And will she manage to persuade Robert Amiss to abandon his honey-moon and fly to her side? Dr. Ruth Dudley Edwards has been a freelance writer, journalist and broadcaster. Her novels target the civil service, gentlemen's clubs, Cambridge colleges, the House of Lords, the Church of England, publishing, literary prizes and-always-political correctness. www.ruthdudleyedwards.com

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16. Carnage on the Committee - Ruth Dudley Edwards

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17. Killing the Emperors Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mysteries - Ruth Dudley Edwards

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Praise for Killing the Emperors... and style than Ruth Dudley Edwards." -New York Times "Not just an expert crime story, but a stinging satire of the madhouse of the modern art world...a delight. " -Andrew Klavan, author of The Homelanders series Lady (Jack) Troutbeck is missing. So is celebrity curator Sir Henry Fortune and his partner, art dealer Jason Pringle, along with a growing list of celebrities who populate the London art world. Then when news comes of a New York disappearance, the fears of the art establishment go transAtlantic. But why is Baroness Troutbeck a target? Can Jack's friends rescue her before she becomes the next horrifying "hommage murder" satirizing notorious works of art? Ruth Dudley Edwards, an historian and prizewinning biographer, has written seriously and/or frivolously for almost every national newspaper in the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom since 1993. She won the Last Laugh award for the funniest crime novel of the year in 2008 for Murdering Americans. www.ruthdudleyedwards.co.uk

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18. Matters of Doubt A Cal Claxton Oregon Mystery - Warren C. Easley

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Praise for Matters of Doubt... "A fast, fun read with a fascinating defendant and our hero, Cal Claxton, a small town lawyer who risks his life to solve a big time cold case." -Phillip Margolin NYTimes bestselling author of Sleight of Hand "Matters of Doubt proves that legal thrillers can indeed be thrilling." -Alafair Burke author of If You Were Here Cal Claxton is determined to reinvent himself in the aftermath of his wife's suicide. Once a hard-charging L.A. prosecutor, he now lives in an old farmhouse overlooking the Oregon wine country. When a scruffy, tattooed kid shows up asking for help in solving his mother's cold case murder, Cal wants to say no. But something about the kid's determination touches Cal. Picasso is a gifted artist and one of the street kids who are drawn to Portland's Old Town. Cal agrees to help him, but things turn ugly when Picasso is charged with the murder of a major business figure. Suddenly Cal is back in the game, pitted against the police, the media, and some of Portland's most powerful citizens. Warren C. Easley lives and writes in Oregon. www.WarrenEasley.com

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19. The Hanging Wood - Martin Edwards

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Twenty years ago, teenager Callum Hinds went missing in England's Lake District. His uncle, suspected of having done the boy harm, was interviewed by the police. When the uncle committed suicide near his cottage in the Hanging Wood, everyone assumed it was a sign of guilt. The boy's body was never found. Now Callum's sister, Orla Payne, who never believed in their uncle's guilt, has returned to the Lakes and taken up a job in a residential library close to the Hanging Wood. She wants to find the truth about Callum's disappearance. Prompted by historian Daniel Kind, she tries to interest DCI Hannah Scarlett, head of Cumbria's Cold Case Review Team. Hannah is reluctant, but when Orla dies in strange and shocking circumstances, Hannah determines to find the truth about what happened to Callum-and to Orla. Soon Hannah finds herself racing against time as the past casts long shadows on the sunlit landscape of the lakes. Martin Edwards has published 12 novels, edited 16 crime fiction anthologies, and written a book about homicide investigation. He is a well-known reviewer and commentator on the genre. The Hanging Wood is fifth in his Lake District mystery series featuring DCI Hannah Scarlett and historian Daniel Kind. www.martinedwardsbooks.com

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20. The Frozen Shroud - Martin Edwards

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Praise for an earlier Lake District mystery... "Crisply written...solid fare for fans of modern British police procedurals." -Publishers Weekly of The Arsenic Labyrinth On Halloween, just before WWI, a young woman's corpse was found, a makeshift shroud frozen to her battered face. Her ghost is said to walk through Ravenbank each Halloween. Five years ago, Katya Moss was killed, her face also covered to hide her injuries. Then a third murder occurs, the corpse's face shrouded from view. The seemingly related cases fascinate history of murder specialist Daniel Kind, so he teams up with DCI Hannah Scarlett to investigate. Before they can solve the shocking puzzle, both must confront ghosts from their own past, as well as the ghosts of Ravenbank. Martin Edwards has published 16 crime novels and more than 50 short stories, and in 2008 he won the CWA Short Story Dagger. He lives and writes in the U.K. www.martinedwardsbooks.com

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