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1. Corpse on the Cob - Sue Ann Jaffarian

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Trouble grows faster than a corn crop in July when Odelia reunites with her long-lost mum in a corn maze at the Autumn Fair. There's a dead body in the cornfield, and then there's her mum crouched beside the corpse with blood on her hands.

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2. Roux Morgue (LP) - Claire M. Johnson

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Mary Ryan, San Francisco pastry chef, is happy to be teaching at her alma mater. But she soon realizes that the teaching staff are at loggerheads with each other. Adding to her dismay, her ex-lover, Homicide Detective O'Connor, has enrolled as a student on disability from the San Francisco Police Department. In the middle of this turf war, Mary is confronted by dean Robert Benson. Mary must either force student Coolie Martin to leave the school or lose her job. Why would Coolie's father, a member of the Board of Directors, allow this to happen? But when faculty and staff begin dying, Mary thinks that Coolie's forced exit might only be part of a larger, more sinister plot.... Claire M. Johnson was a professional pastry chef in San Francisco and Oakland for eight years. Roux Morgue is second in her Mary Ryan series following Beat Until Stiff. Claire lives in Lafayette, California, with her family.

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3. Embrace the Grim Reaper (Large Print 16pt) - Clemens Judy

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Casey Maldonado's life is over - at least as she knows it. In one brief moment of fire and wrenching metal, everything important was gone. The car manufacturer was generous with its settlement, but it can never be enough. Her family and friends - not to mention her lawyers - want her to go for more. More money, More publicity, More everything. But Casey is done. No financial gain or courtroom retribution will bring back what really matters. So she packs up, puts her house on the market, and leaves town. Her only companion: Death, who won't take her, but won't leave her alone. She stops on a whim in tragedy-stricken Clymer, a small blue-collar town in the midst of Ohio farmland. Not only is Home Maker, the town's appliance factory and main employer, moving to Mexico, but the town has been rocked by the suicide of a beloved single mother. Casey is drawn to the town, and soon realizes that many of the citizens don't believe the verdict of suicide at all. Death encourages her to investigate, and she uncovers information that points to the factory. Was the victim's death a cover-up? Did she truly have the means - as she claimed - to keep the factory from leaving town. When Casey begins to receive messages that she should leave well enough alone, she decides she'd be better off back on the road, but the murderer can't let her go with everything she knows.

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4. Eve - Iris Johansen

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5. Long Time Gone: A Novel of Suspense - J. A. Jance

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Investigating a long-unsolved murder when a nun witness uncovers blocked memories, Special Homicide Investigation Team member J. P. Beaumont infiltrates a band of powerful conspirators who will go to any lengths to hide the truth, in a case that is complicated when his former partner is charged with murder. (Mystery).

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6. Dead Wrong - J. A. Jance

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The Isle of Wight is an island in the English Channel, that sits about two miles off the coast of Hampshire; and you can get there by taking a ferry from Portsmouth, which is another fun place to visit. Wight has been home to poets Swinburne and Tennyson, and Queen Victoria built her summer residence and final home on the Isle of Wight. The Island practices† wildlife conservation and has some fun attractions for kids that support this practice.† It also has some of the richest quarries in all of Europe for hunting dinosaur fossils. There is a train you can take through tunnels to get from here to there, and you can hop off the train and and walk along the streets of Wight whenever you like! †

Written by† the award winning author, attorney and former teacher, Penelope Dyan, with photographs by John D. Weigand, you can use† this ‘learn to read’ book to see just a bit of the Isle of Wight and practice your reading skills through word repetition, word repetition and rhyme.† When you are done reading, watch the free music video that goes with this book on Bellissimavideo’s YouTube channel.† The Isle of Wight is a must see, must visit place that’s only “A Ferry Away!”

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7. Second Watch - J. A. Jance

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Second Watch shows Seattle investigator Beaumont taking some time off to get knee replacement surgery, but instead of taking his mind off work, the operation plunges him into one of the most perplexing mysteries he's ever faced.

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8. Spoiled Rotten A Liz Walker Mystery (Large Print 16pt) - Mary Jackman

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Liz Walker is the quintessential broke all the time, cynically optimistic restaurateur. As the owner of a charming corner bistro in downtown Toronto, she doesnt mince words when glamour and romance elude her. Despite the foibles of running a notoriously risky business, covering cheques with her line of credit, and dealing with a fickle public, she wouldnt dream of doing anything else. Unfortunately, a missing chef, prickly health inspectors, and murder threaten to shut her down. When the body of her meat supplier, Mr. Tony of Kensington Market fame, is found dismembered, her star chef Daniel Chapin becomes the lead suspect, then goes missing. More problems arise when two people are poisoned at the place where Daniel has been moonlighting. Determined to get her chef back and clear her restaurants name, Liz jeopardizes her life in pursuit of a ruthless killer, crossing paths more than once with Detective Winn.

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9. Death Comes to Pemberley - P. D. James

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A rare meeting of literary genius: P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen's beloved novel "Pride and Prejudice" into a tale of murder and emotional mayhem.

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