Thursday’s Mystery eBooks: Late Reads

Pane and Suffering
by Cheryl Hollon

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To solve her father’s murder and save the family-owned glass shop, Savannah Webb must shatter a killer’s carefully constructed façade. . .

After Savannah’s father dies unexpectedly of a heart attack, she drops everything to return home to St. Petersburg, Florida, to settle his affairs–including the fate of the beloved, family-owned glass shop. Savannah intends to hand over ownership to her father’s trusted assistant and fellow glass expert, Hugh Trevor, but soon discovers the master craftsman also dead of an apparent heart attack.

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(A Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery)


Open Season
by C. J. Box

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The first Joe Pickett novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author C. J. Box.

Joe Pickett is the new game warden in Twelve Sleep, Wyoming, a town where nearly everyone hunts and the game warden—especially one like Joe who won’t take bribes or look the other way – is far from popular. When he finds a local hunting outfitter dead, splayed out on the woodpile behind his state-owned home, he takes it personally. There had to be a reason that the outfitter, with whom he’s had run-ins before, chose his backyard, his woodpile to die in.

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(A Joe Pickett Series)


Bohemian Gospel
by Dana Chamblee Carpenter

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Set against the historical reign of the Golden and Iron King, Bohemian Gospel is the remarkable tale of a bold and unusual girl on a quest to uncover her past and define her destiny.

Thirteenth-century Bohemia is a dangerous place for a girl, especially one as odd as Mouse, born with unnatural senses and an uncanny intellect. Some call her a witch. Others call her an angel. Even Mouse doesn’t know who—or what—she is. But she means to find out.

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(Bohemian Gospel)


The Shadow of the Wind
by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Lucia Graves

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A New York Times Bestseller. Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer’s son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one Julián Carax. But when he sets out to find the author’s other works, he makes a shocking discovery: someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book Carax has written

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(The Cemetery of Forgotten)


How to Kick Writer’s Block
by Michael Rogan

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The Ultimate NO B.S. Guide to Writing More, Procrastinating Less & Defeating Writer’s Block.
Do you suffer from writer’s block? Got a writing idea rolling around your brain but not sure how to bring it to the surface?

Tried a bunch of writing exercises and creativity hacks to defeat writer’s block…but to no avail? author Michael Rogan — himself a sufferer of a six-year bout of writer’s block – shares his simple, fun (no-stress) strategies for eliminating writer’s block…for good.


Second Grave on the Left
by Darynda Jones

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When Charley Davidson and Cookie (her best friend/receptionist) have to track down a missing woman, the case is not quite as open and shut as they anticipate. A friend of Cookie’s named Mimi disappeared five days earlier. This friend then sends Cookie a cryptic message telling them to meet her at a nearby coffee shop. The coffee is brewing, but Mimi’s still missing. There is, however, a clue left on the bathroom wall: a woman’s name, scribbled by Mimi…

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(Charley Davidson Series)

Thursday’s Mystery eBooks: Early Reads

Murder Most Wholesome
by Staci McLaughlin

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Business has never been better at the O’Connell Organic Farm and Spa in Blossom Valley, California. But a murder has two of its top employees ploughing for clues at a commune where tree-huggers are wary of the modern world–and a killer may be disturbing their peace…

When Dana Lewis and Zennia Patrakio go to the Blossom Valley farmer’s market, they expect to find luscious fruits and vegetables to delight the spa’s guests.

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(A Blossom Valley Mysteries)


Midnight Sacrifice
by Melinda Leigh

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Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh returns with a follow-up thriller that USA Today called “an impeccable, unpredictable package of suspense, mystery, romance, and passion.”

One by one, people are mysteriously disappearing from a small Maine town. Four months ago, a ruthless murderer killed two people and kidnapped three more, including Danny Sullivan’s sister, who barely escaped. Unfortunately so did the killer, vanishing without a trace into the vast wilderness. When the police fail to find his sister’s captor, Danny returns to Maine to hunt him down.

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(The Midnight Series)


Transformed: Paris
by Jack Harvey, Suzanne Falter

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Transman spy Charley MacElroy travels to Paris to help French authorities break up a Neo Nazi plot to scatter dirty bombs throughout the city. His older lover Electra comes along to study French, but she soon discovers Dickie Borque, an sinister British aristocrat with lavender hair, may be behind the plot. Charley, however, is not so sure.

Meanwhile, she and Charley begin having love troubles when he suggests opening up their relationship to suit his pansexual desires.

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(A Quirky Queer Spy Series)


Death and Her Devotion
by Kendra Elliot

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In the first Rogue Vows novella, Zane and Stevie are about to get an unexpected wedding present…and it’s a deadly one.

It should be the happiest weekend of Officer Stevie Taylor’s life. She’s finally going to marry Police Chief Zane Duncan and live happily ever after in Solitude, Oregon. But all wedding plans grind to a halt when a dead body is found at a nearby campground. A vacationing A-list TV actor has been murdered…and all hell is about to break loose.

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(Rogue Vows Series)


Little Girl Lost
by Carol Wyer

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Her breath rose and fell in fearful gasps but it was too late. She could already see what she dreaded most. The back seat was empty. Bye, bye, Mummy.

When a devoted teacher goes missing under suspicious circumstances and an actor is murdered at a local reservoir there’s no obvious link between the cases. But as DI Robyn Carter starts to delve deeper, her investigations lead her to Abigail, perfect wife and mother to beautiful little Izzy. What was Abigail’s connection to the victims?

Wednesday’s Mystery eBooks: Late Reads

High Kicks, Hot Chocolate, and Homicides
by Mary McHugh

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“Hilarity and camaraderie.”RT Book Reviews

Murder takes center stage . . .  It’s a Christmas miracle for the Happy Hoofers -Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini. They’ve scored a gig at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall with the legendary Rockettes, complete with sexy Santa suits and microphones on their shoes. But when a dazzling diva of a dancer is found dead under the stage, there’s quite a lineup of suspects.

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(A Happy Hoofers Mysteries)


Bad Action
by James Swain

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Con artist Billy Cunningham is no stranger to the casinos of Las Vegas – he’s ripped off every single one. But his latest scam – a year in the making – promises his crew their biggest payday yet. Billy has thought of everything down to the last detail…or so he thinks. He hasn’t counted on the father-son team of contract killers looking to cash in on Billy’s head. Or his old flame, Maggie Flynn, out for payback for her broken heart. If Billy and his team can pass themselves off as high rollers for a week straight

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(The Billy Cunningham Series)


Shattered
by Karen Robards

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Secrets, betrayal, and a mysterious family history plague the heroine in the latest novel from New York Times-bestselling author Karen Robards.

The past is never over. It just gets dusty. Lisa Shewmaker was a rising star in a prestigious law firm in Lexington, Kentucky; that is, until the firm went bankrupt and she lost her job. With an ailing mother to care for, Lisa takes the first position she can find: research assistant to District Attorney Scott Buchanan.


Straight On Toward Paradise
by Kristin Wallace

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Chef Emma Bertram doesn’t believe in the fantasy of happily ever after. As a teenager, she witnessed the destruction of her parents’ marriage when her father left for another woman. Lingering bitterness and a demanding career have kept her apart from her father’s new family for years. Then he and stepmother are suddenly killed. Returning to her childhood home of Shellwater Key, Florida, Emma suddenly finds herself with custody of her two half-sisters.

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(Shellwater Key Tales)


Wheels of Wisdom
by Multiple Authors

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Looking for more out of life? After three tours totaling over 10,000 miles, Tim and Debbie Bishop have discovered wisdom and truth from the seat of a bicycle.

When you’re looking for enlightenment, you can find it almost anywhere, be it from watching two herons saunter across a Florida road, pedaling to a dead-end in a Kentucky tobacco field, or observing eagles flying overhead in Montana. In each lesson of this book, you’ll find practical insights, inspiration, and encouragement

Wednesday’s Mystery eBooks: Early Reads

The Daydreamer Detective
by S. J. Pajonas

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Luck? Forget it. Mei Yamagawa is fresh out of it. She’s just been downsized from her 3rd job in five years and her bank account is dry. Now, to keep her head above water, she must leave Tokyo and move back to her rural Japanese hometown. And there’s nothing worse than having to face your old rivals and ex-boyfriends as a failure while starting life over as a farm girl.

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(Miso Cozy Mysteries)


Take Down
by James Swain

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Whoever says crime doesn’t pay isn’t doing it right.

There are hundreds of casinos in Las Vegas, and Billy Cunningham knows how to rip off every one. His scams are a thing of beauty – so perfectly orchestrated that onlookers believe he and his crew are winning fair and square. In a town where bosses will kill to protect their profits, Billy can’t afford to make mistakes, but even the best-laid plans can go wrong…

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(The Billy Cunningham Series)


Midnight Exposure
by Melinda Leigh

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The first suspenseful thriller in the Midnight series from Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh.

When two hikers disappear from their hometown in Maine, everyone blames the blinding storms. But the truth is far more sinister. Unaware of the danger, tabloid photographer Jayne Sullivan follows an anonymous tip to find the most reclusive sculptor in the art world. Instead, she finds mysterious handyman Reed Kimball – and a small town full of fatal secrets.

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(The Midnight Series)


Death in Holy Orders
by P. D. James

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From the award-winning master of literary crime fiction, a classic work rich in tense drama and psychological insight.

On the East Anglian seacoast, a small theological college hangs precariously on an eroding shoreline and an equally precarious future. When the body of a student is found buried in the sand, the boy’s influential father demands that Scotland Yard investigate. Enter Adam Dalgliesh, a detective who loves poetry, a man who has known loss and discovery.

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(Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries)


Daddy 3.0: A Comedy of Errors
by Rob Armstrong

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“You will laugh out loud, as you can absolutely picture the scenes. Anyone who has kids, whether a dad or mom, will relate with these experiences and thoroughly enjoy the ride.”

What a mess. This was not supposed to happen. This isn’t where Nick Owen thought he would be by this point in life. He used to be a busy web programmer. Now he spends most of his energy trying to stop his three-year-old twins from playing in a dirty sand pit. Nick thinks of himself as Daddy 3.0, a stay-at-home-dad – but he just wasn’t programmed for this.