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1. You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You - Robert J. Randisi

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Marilyn Monroe thinks she's being followed. Eddie G, pit boss at the Sands Casino, is up for the job, but he is forced to leave buddy PI Danny Bardini to look after Marilyn.

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2. River Ghosts - B.R. Robb

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3. Hemlock Lake - Carolyn J Rose

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4. Artscape [Large Type Edition] - Frederick Ramsay

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5. Secrets - Frederick Ramsay

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6. Impulse LP - Frederick Ramsay

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Praise for Impulse... "A touching reflection on the changes that come with growing older in a society prejudiced against the elderly." -Booklist Murder mystery writer Frank Smith boards a plane in Phoenix, heading for his 50th class reunion in Maryland. Behind him he leaves the highly suspicious disappearance of his wife. The officer assigned to the case believes Smith killed her and buried the body in the desert. But another mystery awaits Smith at the reunion. A group of boys walked from the campus into the woods 25 years ago and disappeared. Challenged to solve the mystery, Smith relives his own boyhood when his father was head of the English Depart-ment, and that of the missing boys' classmates, some of whom are back for their 25th reunion. Dr. Frederick Ramsay was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and is a respected teacher, researcher, and scientist, having taught Anatomy, Embryology, and Histology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is also an ordained Episcopal priest. Now retired from full-time ministry, he lives and writes in Arizona. www.frederickramsay.com

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7. Buffalo Mountain - Frederick Ramsay

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8. Predators A Botswana Mystery - Frederick Ramsay

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Leo Painter, CEO of a large energy, mining, and real-estate development firm, and a party of company executives is visiting Botswana, a country rich in extractable resources that Leo-and the U.S. government-would love to access. Sekoa is a male lion who shares a form of HIV/AIDS with many of his bipedal enemies. Weakened by the disease, he loses his place as the alpha male in his pride and now, dying and harassed by a pack of hyenas, seeks only a place to rest in peace. While a maneater stalks the savannah, greed and overarching ambition lead Leo and the lion on a collision course as local police, a plucky female game ranger, and other authorities, hoteliers, and tribesmen vie over the spoils. Dr. Frederick Ramsay taught anatomy at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Ordained an Episcopal priest in 1971, he is now retired from full-time ministry, and lives in Surprise, Arizona, with his wife and partner, Susan. Predators is his new standalone novel. www.frederickramsay.com

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9. Stranger Room LP - Frederick Ramsay

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Elderly Jonathan Lydell III is proud of his family history. For him, family, status, and history are the only realities‚ÄĒthat and his antebellum house. Lydell is restoring the house to its pre-Civil War configuration, complete with a ‚Äústranger room‚ÄĚ for unknown travelers. Separate from the rest of the house, the intent was to protect the family from unsavory guests. But what protects the travelers? Nearly 150 years ago, an inexplicable murder took place inside the Lydell‚Äôs locked stranger room. Now another identical murder has been committed in the newly restored room. Why would history repeat itself? Does the Lydell family history hold the key to the mystery? Dr. Frederick Ramsay, a retired Episcopal priest, lives and writes in Surprise, Arizona. Stranger Room is his fourth novel to feature Sheriff Ike Schwartz.

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10. Choker An Ike Schwartz Mystery - Frederick Ramsay

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Nick Reynolds, his pilot's rating barely a month old, drops off the radar one night over the Chesapeake Bay. No trace of the plane is found in the Bay's murky waters. Vacationing nearby, Picketsville, VA, sheriff Ike Schwartz is approached by Charlie Garland, an old friend from his CIA days, to look into the disappearance. The missing pilot was engaged to Charlie's niece, and just before his disappearance, he had placed a puzzling call to Charlie. Meanwhile, back in Picketsville, The Rev. Blake Fisher and Acting Sheriff Frank Sutherlin must deal with missing communion silver and a possible occult group operating in the high school. While on the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Frederick Ramsay was ordained an Episcopal priest. Now retired from full-time ministry, Ramsay lives in Surprise, AZ. Choker is fifth in his Ike Schwartz mystery series. www.frederickramsay.com

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11. The Eye of the Virgin An Ike Schwartz Mystery - Frederick Ramsay

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Praise for The Eye of the Virgin... "...Ramsay's trademark folksy touch, a well-rounded cast of characters, and brisk and believable dialogue, this time with an international scope." -Booklist First, a body is left in Picketsville's urgent care clinic. Then an odd break-in occurs at the home of a Callend University professor. Sheriff Ike Schwartz thinks both events might be connected to The Virgin of Tenderness, an icon in the faculty member's possession. Then a microdot is found on the icon. The presence of this bit of CIA nostalgia brings in Ike's friend Charlie Garland and the forces from Langley.Ike has no wish to engage with them. He has killers to apprehend. But a dead CIA agent and a rogue handler could trigger an international incident.... Author Frederick Ramsay is also an iconographer whose works are displayed around the world. He lives in Surprise, Arizona, with his wife and partner, Susan. www.frederickramsay.com

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12. Reapers A Botswana Mystery - Frederick Ramsay

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Every June, the World Cup brings soccer fans, team owners, sponsors, and world dignitaries to southern Africa, particularly Botswana. Americans, North Koreans, the Okavango, Arabs, French, Chinese, and Russians are scattered among various lodges and hotels in the country, all watching the games...and each other. To the north, Patriarche, a silverback mountain gorilla, is forced to share his habitat with coltan miners led by General Le Grande, one of the Congo's many bloody war lords. After Game Ranger Sanderson finds a body in the Chobe National Park, tracking the murderer leads her and Inspector Kgabo Modise to evidence of local bribery, then to smuggling, and finally to what could well provoke an international incident.... Frederick Ramsay was a member of the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In 1971, he was ordained an Episcopal priest. Now retired from full-time ministry, he lives in Arizona with his wife and partner, Susan. www.frederickramsay.com

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13. Rogue An Ike Schwartz Mystery - Frederick Ramsay

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Praise for another Ike Schwartz mystery... "A thoroughly entertaining mystery." -Publishers Weekly of Secrets Ruth Harris, Sherriff Ike Schwartz's fiancée, is involved in a near-fatal automobile accident. But Ike is convinced the crash was rigged. Though he is embroiled in a close election and has no jurisdiction over the investigation, he places himself on leave and goes rogue to seek whomever is responsible for putting Ruth in a coma. Old friends in the covert community and his loyal staff in Picketsville step up to help. The journey leads Ike to State's Rights organizations, then to several zealots and dissident academics before it finally ends at home in Picketsville. Dr. Frederick Ramsay served on the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In 1971 he was ordained an Episcopal priest. He lives in Arizona with his wife Susan. www.frederickramsay.com

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14. The Eighth Veil A Jerusalem Mystery - Frederick Ramsay

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Praise for Frederick Ramsay's Jerusalem Mysteries... "If there's any complaint to be made about the book, it's that it's too short." -Booklist of Judas It's 28 CE. A servant girl is found in the baths of the palace of King Herod Antipas, her throat cut. Jerusalem is abuzz over the death of John the Baptizer, and Prefect Pontius Pilate wants no more trouble. So he coerces Gamaliel, chief rabbi and head of the Sanhedrin, into investigating the death. Gamaliel is a Talmudic scholar, not a sleuth. But he soon begins to fit the evidence together. The entwined histories of Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Herod the Great, Anthony, and Augustus Caesar suddenly gain relevance. And all the while, an itinerant rabbi from Nazareth moves in the background.... Frederick Ramsay is a retired Episcopal priest, academic, and now author who lives in Arizona with his wife of thirty years, Susan. www.frederickramsay.com

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15. Scone Island - Frederick Ramsay

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Praise for an earlier Ike Schwartz mystery... "Combines a Tom Clancy-like knowledge of ground-to-air missiles with a Robert Ludlum-like spy adventure." -Library Journal starred review of Choker Ike Schwartz, Sheriff of Picketsville, Virginia, and his fiancée Ruth Dennis, President of a local university, seek asylum from academic and local politics on Scone Island, four miles off the coast of Maine. The suspicious accident that resulted in the death of the mysterious Harmon Staley should not concern them at all...until Ike's past as a CIA agent rolls in on him like the area's famous twelve-foot tides. Soon Ike and Ruth find themselves facing an unknown number of determined assassins alone on the island. Dr. Frederick Ramsay served on the University of Maryland School of Medicine faculty, and in 1971 he was ordained an Episcopal priest. He currently lives in Arizona with his wife Susan. www.frederickramsay.com

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16. Holy Smoke A Jerusalem Mystery - Frederick Ramsay

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Praise for Holy Smoke... "A finally wrought mystery [and] intriguing information on the religious and secular life of the period." -Kirkus Reviews The year is 29 C.E., and Jerusalem chafes under the Roman Empire's oppressive rule. A badly scorched body is found behind the Veil of the Holy of Holies-the Temple's inner sanctum, the most sacred space on earth for the Jews. This is no casual violation, and the authorities are in an uproar. Now Gamaliel, the rabban of the Sanhedrin, is the ranking rabbi in all of Judea, must solve this delicate mystery while dark agents with unholy interests plot to seize control of the trade in certain highly profitable imports and holy smoke from the sacrifices rises from the Temple. Dr. Frederick Ramsay is a retired Episcopal priest. He currently lives in Arizona with his wife Susan. www.frederickramsay.com

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17. Drowning Barbie An Ike Schwartz Mystery - Frederick Ramsay

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Praise for previous Ike Schwartz Mysteries... "The latest mystery-thriller for Ike provides all the fast-paced action and danger readers have come to expect." -Kirkus Reviews of Scone Island Ethyl Smut, everyone agreed, deserved to die. But even a life wasted deserves justice. When a second body is found in Ethyl's shallow grave and the nightmarish George LeBrun finds his way to Ike's desk, things get messy fast. Add Ethyl's missing daughter, Darla, who could testify against some important people if she were found, and former CIA co-workers' arrival in Picketsville, and Ike's hands are full. Finally, there's Ike never-ending engagement to Ruth that must end one way or another. Can Ike solve these cases before his altar date? Frederick Ramsay was first published in July 2004 and has gone on to complete fourteen books ranging from historicals to police procedurals. He lives and writes in Arizona. www.frederickramsay.com

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18. Love, Honour, and O'Brien - Jennifer Rowe

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19. Lifeblood - Penny Rudolph

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Rachel Chavez, a recovering alcoholic, owns and lives in an apartment on the top floor of a parking garage in downtown Los Angeles. She leases parking space and the use of the rooftop helicopter pad to nearby businesses.

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20. Thicker Than Blood - Penny Rudolph

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