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1. Ghouls Just Haunt to Have Fun - Victoria Laurie

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When M.J. Holliday agrees to use her paranormal abilities on a new TV show called Haunted Possessions, she hopes her gift will not be exploited. But she'll need to sharpen her psychic skills when one of the objects opens a portal that releases a demon.

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2. Sunset - Al Lamanda

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3. Nightkill LP - Ann Littlewood

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The body of Iris Oakley‚Äôs estranged husband Rick was discovered lying in the lion exhibit. At first, paralyzed by a mix of grief and anger, Iris doesn‚Äôt question his accidental death. But Rick simply could not have died the way it appears. Then Iris is reassigned from feline keeper to bird keeper. The zoo veterinarian respects her skills, but the foreman would far rather she get a job elsewhere‚ÄĒand the senior bird keeper seems to agree. After a series of near-fatal ‚Äúaccidents,‚ÄĚ Iris at last understands what happened the night Rick died. She just has to survive long enough to prove it.... Ann Littlewood was a zoo keeper for 12 years. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and is active in the Audubon Society of Portland. Night Kill is her debut novel. www.annlittlewood.com

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4. Did Not Survive A Zoo Mystery - Ann Littlewood

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Iris Oakley, pregnant and still mourning her murdered husband, just wants to carry on as a keeper at Finley Memorial Zoo in Vancouver, Washington. But suddenly, alone and with no elephant expertise, she must rescue her boss, Kevin Wallace, from being mauled to death by Damrey, a reliable old zoo elephant. No one knows why Damrey attacked. Urged by coworkers to investigate, Iris discovers a number of motives to kill the foreman. The elephant keepers are locked in a bitter feud, the new veterinarian is keeping secrets, and an old flame still hates Wallace. Adding to the chaos, animal rights activists are picketing the zoo. Then a new foreman shows up with alarming ideas, the police keep dropping by, and animals begin to disappear into thin air.... Ann Littlewood was a zookeeper for the Oregon Zoo for 12 years. She lives in Portland, Oregon, and is a life-long environmentalist and a volunteer with the Audubon Society of Portland. www.annlittlewood.com

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5. Endangered - Ann Littlewood

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Praise for Endangered... "Compelling...." -Publishers Weekly When a drug bust reveals exotic animals at a marijuana grow site, zookeeper Iris Oakley and a colleague ride to the rescue. But instead of pets they find smuggled parrots and tortoises destined for sale to unscrupulous collectors... and a woman who escaped the bust-dead. The zoo's facilities are full, so Iris ends up with two macaws shrieking in her basement. Next, two men invade her home, demanding information related to the murder scene. Iris soon realizes that people she counts on are not who they claim to be. Sorting through clues and tripping over secrets, Iris soon learns everyone has an agenda, and at least one of them is deadly.... Former zookeeper Ann Littlewood lives in Oregon, across the river from Vancouver, Washington, the home of her fictional Finley Memorial Zoo. www.zoomysteries.com

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6. Did Not Survive A Zoo Mystery (Large Print 16pt) - Ann Littlewood

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Iris Oakley, pregnant and still recovering from her husband's murder, wants only to carry on as a keeper at Finley Memorial Zoo in Vancouver, Washington. But she is confronted with a terrifying situation: alone and with no elephant expertise, she must rescue her boss, Kevin Wallace, from being mauled to death by Damrey, a zoo elephant. No one understands why reliable old Damrey attacked the foreman. Rattled coworkers nominate Iris to find out what's going on. She finds a surprising number of motives to kill the foreman, but the elephant doesn't have one. Despite the distraction of trying to construct her new life as a single mother, Iris discovers that the elephant keepers are locked in a bitter feud, the new veterinarian is keeping secrets, and an old flame still hates Wallace. Adding to the chaos, animal rights activists are picketing the zoo. They want the elephants sent to a sanctuary, but is that a better option for them than the improved exhibit that is on the drawing board? Why isn't that exhibit under construction as planned? A new foreman shows up with alarming ideas, the police keep dropping by, and animals are disappearing into thin air

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7. The Stranger - Camilla Lackberg, Camilla Laeackberg

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8. Cornish Killing - Chrissie Loveday

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9. Color of Death - Elizabeth Lowell

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Commissioned to cut an extraordinarily rare collection of sapphires, a job that will establish her career, promising jewel cutter Kate Chandler hires her half-brother to transport the gems, but when he is murdered and the jewels are stolen, Kate realizes she will become another victim unless she can

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10. Road Dogs - Elmore Leonard

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11. Djibouti LP - Elmore Leonard

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Shortlisted for the Crimefest Goldsboro Last Laugh Award 2012.

In a modern-day pirate story, ambitious documentary filmmaker Dara Barr and her right-hand man, Xavier LeBo, a 72-year-old African American seafarer, get more than they bargained for on the Horn of Africa.

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12. Call in the Feds! - Gordon Landsborough

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13. But Remember Their Names A Cynthia Jakubek Legal Thriller - Hillary Bell Locke

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Praise for But Remember Their Names... "Locke...convincingly depicts nuances of class, race, and the law. [The] heroine's strong first-person voice bodes well for future Cynthia Jakubek outings." -Publishers Weekly There's one corpse too many in a Pittsburgh museum's life-size diorama of the 1775 Battle of Lexington...that of philanthropist and art connoisseur T. Colfax Bradshaw. But why? When his daughter Caitlin seeks legal advice, newly minted lawyer Cynthia Jakubek represents the teen. Protecting Caitlin will take Jakubek from a ghetto church in Pittsburgh to a confessional at St. Patrick's Cathedral to an opulent Manhattan office. Along the way she'll meet people who carry guns on the job and she'll pick up a broken nose and a broken heart for her trouble.... Hillary Bell Locke graduated with honors from Harvard Law School, worked for a prominent New York law firm, and now practices law in a city far from New York but not under that name.

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14. Jail Coach - Hillary Bell Locke

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"I hadn't recognized them, but I knew the names-and not from Proxy's briefing book. One of the top criminal law boutiques in California. In other words, Oh, shit." -from Jail Coach Kent Trowbridge, Hollywood bad boy, played late-night bumper car in his shiny new Ferrari, and now he's facing county time. Enter Loss Prevention specialist Jay Davidovich, veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. Davidovich starts by hiring jail coach Katrina Thompson to help Trowbridge survive incarceration and minimize the interruption to the movie project in progress. But Katrina arrives with some baggage in tow. Everyone falls for her adorable toddler. No one falls for Stan Chaladian, a ruthless hustler from ex-Marine Katrina's unorthodox past. Can Jay keep Katrina and Trowbridge from costing the company? Hillary Bell Locke graduated with honors from Harvard Law School, worked for a prominent New York law firm, and now practices law in a city far from New York.

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15. Jail Coach A Jay Davidovich Mystery (Large Print 16pt) - Hillary Bell Locke

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Jay Davidovich is a 6 - 4/225 - pound blond - haired Jewish insurance apparatchik with Ukrainian parents and an American attitude. He is a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan not because of patriotic fervor but because he joined the National Guard in the late 'nineties so that the taxpayers could put him through college. Nine - eleven took him by surprise - ''sort of like Bush,'' as Jay puts it. His job at Trans/Oxana is to prevent losses that Trans/Oxana has insured against - especially losses that unpleasant people want to happen. After Hollywood pretty boy Kent Trowbridge plays late - night bumper - car in his Ferrari with two palm trees and a median in New Paradigm Studios, which bought an eight - figure Trans/Oxana policy insuring performance of Trowbridge's Major Performing Artist Contract. In San Gabriel, unlike LA County, second offence DUI is not ''boys will be boys.'' Jay quickly realizes that Trowbrigde is going to do some county time. Because there won't be any director yelling ''CUT!'' when things get dicey on the inside, Jay figures that Trowbridge won't be in shape to perform anything once he gets out unless Jay finds him a Jail Coach.
Enter Katrina Thomspon whose past includes jail, the Marines, a daughter, and a hustler named Stan Chaladian. The first will help Jay, the second will impress him, the third will charm him, and the fourth with almost kill him - that's life in the Loss Prevention business.

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16. The Heist - Janet Evanovich, Goldberg Lee

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17. The Alchemist Conspiracy - Jay Lumbert

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18. The Night Spider - John Lutz

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19. Liar, Liar LP - K. J. Larsen

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"Pants on Fire Detective Agency: We Catch Liars and Cheats" Burned by her run-around ex-husband, Caterina DeLuca used the skills she mastered during marriage to open her own PI agency. Now she's a second-story woman, ready to print 8x10 glossies for use in divorce court. Then Rita Polansky retains Cat. Rita's liar-liar husband is the mysterious, but seriously hot, Chance Savino. Cat is closing in on him when an exploding building hurls her out of her stilettos and into the hospital. Later, when Rita misses an appointment, Cat breaks into her home to find Rita with a knife in her chest and the missing Chance Savino rummaging through Rita's drawers. No one else saw Savino, thought to have died in the explosion. And now a determined killer has put Cat on his "kill" list.... Liar, Liar is first in the Cat DeLuca mystery series and the debut novel of the sisters known as K.J. Larsen. kjlarsenauthor.com

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20. Sticks and Stones - K. J. Larsen

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Praise for the first K.J. Larsen mystery "Full of breezy comebacks and characters that come off the page." -Kirkus Reviews When Cleo Jones shoots her cheating husband's bum full of buckshot, he disappears, taking her money, her dog, and her sister with him. Cat DeLuca, owner of the Pants On Fire Detective Agency, promises to return the dog and money if her client stops shooting at Walter. She finds the dog, a mysterious bag full of cash, and Walter-his very dead body still warm. The cops quickly arrest Cleo for the murder, but Cat is determined to prove her client's innocence. Her investigation leads to four players with secrets. But when forensic evidence suggests Cat knows more about the murder than she's telling, she faces the certain loss of her agency...and maybe much more. One day, three sisters, Julianne, Kristen, and Kari Larsen, linked by a voracious love of mysteries, set off to write their own. Sticks and Stones is the second book in the Cat DeLuca mystery series. www.kjlarsenauthor.com

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