Daily Archives: May 28, 2017

Sunday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

Hammerhead Ranch Motel
by Tim Dorsey

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There’s a different schemer or slimeball behind every door: cocaine duckpins who have survived only by the dumbest fortune, hard-luck gigolos desperate to score, undercover cops busting undercover cops who are running sting operations on undercover cops. And just down the row, local historian and spree killer Serge A.

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(Serge Storms Mysteries)


Girls on Fire
by Robin Wasserman

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On Halloween, 1991, a popular high school basketball star ventures into the woods near Battle Creek, Pennsylvania, and disappears. Three days later, he’s found with a bullet in his head and a gun in his hand – a discovery that sends tremors through this conservative community, already unnerved by growing rumors of Satanic worship in the region.

In the wake of this incident, bright but lonely Hannah Dexter is befriended by Lacey Champlain, a dark-eyed, Cobain-worshiping bad influence in lip gloss and Doc Martens.


On Wings of Eagles
by Ken Follett

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#1 bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1978, and of the unconventional means one American used to save his countrymen…

When two of his employees were held hostage in a heavily guarded prison fortress in Iran, one man took matters into his own hands: businessman H. Ross Perot. His team consisted of a group of volunteers from the executive ranks of his corporation, handpicked and trained by a retired Green Beret officer. To free the imprisoned Americans, they would face incalculable odds on a mission that only true heroes would have dared…


A Marriage of Convenience
by Doreen Owens Malek

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FOR BETTER OR WORSE. Taylor Braddock. His name brought back memories of a man so handsome that a young girl had fallen in love – and made a fool of herself. A man so unique he’d spoiled Sharon Philips for any other love.

But now her father’s will had joined their lives once again. In a final attempt at matchmaking, Dad left half his California horse ranch to Sharon, the other half to Braddock – provided they were husband and wife…

Sunday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

Murder at Beechwood
by Alyssa Maxwell

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For Newport, Rhode Island’s high society, the summer of 1896 brings lawn parties, sailboat races…and murder.

Having turned down the proposal of Derrick Andrews, Emma Cross has no imminent plans for matrimony – let alone motherhood. But when she discovers an infant left on her doorstep, she naturally takes the child into her care. Using her influence as a cousin to the Vanderbilts and a society page reporter for the Newport Observer, Emma launches a discreet search for the baby’s mother.

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(A Gilded Newport Mysteries)


Promise Not to Tell
by Jennifer McMahon

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Forty-one-year-old school nurse Kate Cypher has returned home to rural Vermont to care for her mother who’s afflicted with Alzheimer’s. On the night she arrives, a young girl is murdered – a horrific crime that eerily mirrors another from Kate’s childhood. Three decades earlier, her dirt-poor friend Del – shunned and derided by classmates as “Potato Girl” – was brutally slain. Del’s killer was never found, while the victim has since achieved immortality in local legends and ghost stories.


Stealing Trinity
by Ward Larsen

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In the last days of WWII, the Third Reich makes a desperate grab to retrieve its most valuable asset, Die Wespe, a spy buried deep in the Manhattan Project. The man chosen for this mission is Alexander Braun – American born, Harvard educated, and a ruthless killer. British Intelligence learns of the Nazi plan. Unable to convince their American counterparts of the magnitude of the threat, they dispatch Major Michael Thatcher to track down Braun.


Pam of Babylon Boxed Set
by Suzanne Jenkins

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The beloved series, Pam of Babylon, now in a boxed set. The first volume contains:

1. Pam of Babylon; 2. Don’t You Forget About Me
3. Dream Lover; 4. Prayers for the Dying
5. Family Dynamics


Doctored Evidence
by Donna Leon

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As the novel opens, a doctor arrives at the apartment of Maria Grazia Battestini, an elderly shut-in who is hated by everyone around her (including her only surviving relative, her neice) for her miserly, spiteful ways. The doctor dreads his task of visiting her once a week, since she is always complaining about her Romanian illegal-immigrant housekeeper etc. But on this visit the doctor finds Battestini brutally murdered, having been struck by a blunt object in the skull.

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(Commissario Brunetti Mysteries)