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Spring Forward By Don Stewart
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Just as the first signs of spring appear, the mayor of a quirky Quebec village, nestled in the Laurentians north of Montreal, drops dead during the St. Patrick’s Day party at the local Irish... More > pub. It looks like murder, but who did it? And why? The town’s former police chief Arnie Forester — pushed into retirement when Quebec’s provincial cops took over policing Saint-Patrice — is determined to solve the crime. His list of suspects grows as he uncovers corruption and conflict amongst a colorful cast of town characters. With the investigation underway, Arnie’s middle-aged son Rodger falls for the beautiful woman newly sworn in as the mayor’s replacement. But she appears to have much to gain from the untimely death of her mentor. When the provincial authorities suddenly finger a surprise suspect, the matter becomes really personal and Arnie has to find the true killer before it’s too late.< Less
Murder In Deer Park By Gary Alan Ruse
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A wonderful historical mystery! Join President Grover Cleveland and his young bride as their resort honeymoon is interrupted by murder and intrigue, forcing the appealing couple to become detectives... More > and solve the crime! The year is 1886. Grover Cleveland, 22nd President of the United States, has taken a bride at age 49, the lovely 21 year old Frances Folsom. Married in the White House itself they have raced by carriage, meddlesome reporters trailing their every move, to take a private train to the Victorian mountain resort in Deer Park, Maryland, where they hope to share a wonderful honeymoon. But, unbeknownst to them, there are dastardly schemes afoot and the suspicious death of one of the reporters complicates things for the happy couple, forcing them to investigate the mystery with the help of the police and special agents guarding them. Gary Alan Ruse, author of mysteries, science fiction and techno-thrillers, has crafted a delightful period mystery tale readers are sure to enjoy!< Less
DEADLY PROTECTOR By Jeffrey Lee Shannon
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Trained by the Marines as a Military Criminal Investigator, Warrant Officer Harley Dodd retires after twenty years and returns home for the first time since enlistment. Had he maintained contact... More > with the family, he would have known his mother had been placed in a nursing home, his sister Ella Mae, twenty-eight, lay in a coma as the result of being attacked in her home a year ago, and his niece Hayley, age ten, abducted and never found. When he solves the crime, he's recognized as a hero, but no one knows the truth. He did not extradite the repeat sex offender to Colorado. If found, the body would be snagged or floating in Colorado's Muddy Boggy River. That victim proved to be Harley's first and the beginning of a crusade to eradicate the Pedophilia Plague in the state of Wisconsin. "We kill rabid dogs, don't we? Rabid humans deserve the same!"< Less
The Devil's Jury: A Mystery Novel By D. S. Kaplan
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“The plot is an intriguing one, and both Rob and Dizzy are well-developed, likable characters; interludes featuring Rob and his sharp-witted wife, Kim,...are sweetly written and... More > enjoyable.” —Kirkus Reviews On Massachusetts’ North Shore, Detective Dahlia “Dizzy” Gillespie investigates the murder of a construction worker by a sniper. ADA Rob Latrobe probes the hit-and-run homicide of a divorce attorney. Nearby, a group of friends calling themselves The Devil’s Jury meets regularly for drinks and deliberation at a local bar. Relationships, romance, conversation, characters and humor hide a horrible truth. When one of the “jurors” disappears, the criminal investigations converge and the Devil’s Jury becomes a promising source for solving the crimes. The killer is revealed on the most isolated peak in the White Mountains called Owl’s Head.< Less
TANDY'S NECKLACE By Lesa Kitching
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TANDY'S NECKLACE- is about a family who live in Manhattan, New York. Their names are the Hardy’s. John is a Deputy Chief of Police in his Department in New York. His wife is Tracy and she works... More > in the upscale Realty Business. They have a twelve-year-old son which was from Tracy’s first marriage and his name is Jake. Jake is challenged and attends Special Education at his School. John just solved a case that had been going on for a few years in regard to a Nurse Serial killer who he tracked down in Coastal Maine. Recently, he and his family were asked to attend a Police Ceremony in Rock Water to receive an award. During their stay, the family is terrorized by ghostly hauntings. The readers will follow Jake Hardy as he unravels a deep dark haunting and a horrific crime in Rock Water Maine. .< Less
Percival Bland's Proxy and The Missing Mortgagee By R. Austin Freeman
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These are two short stories from the collection THE GREAT PORTRAIT MYSTERY: "PERCIVAL BLAND'S PROXY" and "THE MISSING MORTGAGEE", wherein the brilliant medical investigator, Dr.... More > Thorndyke, solves murderous crimes. Percival Bland was an uncommon criminal. He knew that his continual passing of counterfeit banknotes would eventually catch up with him, so he had a plan--precautions against the inevitable catastrophe. We can understand why he has created an alternate persona, Robert Lindsay, using disguises and renting two places of residence. No one seems to notice that he and his "cousin" Robert never are at their respective homes simultaneously, nor are they at home when the other visits, nor does anyone see the resemblance of their facial appearance under the makeup. But why does he buy human bones at auction? The lot was described in the catalog as "a complete set of human osteology" but they were not an ordinary "student's set," for the bones of the hands and feet...< Less
MIDNIGHT MYSTERY By Belle Tilley
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Rusty Clemson and his friend, Frankie set out to solve the midnight mystery. Without a single clue as to why and who was trying to do Rusty harm, they find themselves in the midst of murder, drug... More > smuggling with a Russian connection, breaking and entering attempts plus having to come out on top in the many incidents of danger they face as they get farther and farther into the reasons that midnight seemed to be the witching hour. Along with the help of his family and his friend, Homicide Detective Randall Hanson Rusty finally is able to outwit the boss of the crime ring and bring justice into play. Along the way he forges a new friendship with the daughter of one of the murdered men. Trying to help her and the rest of her family stay alive becomes the main drive behind Rusty's efforts to bring the murders and thieves to justice. The final surprise is completely unexpected but it puts the nails in the coffins of the 'bad guys.'< Less
The Complete Cases of The Dean, Volume 1 By Merle Constiner
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Part-time detective/con artist Dean Wardlow Rock made his living as a purported fortune teller. In fact, his business card proclaims his expertise at pedomancy: "Fortunes Devined from the Soles... More > of Your Feet... Learn the Secrets of Love, Hate, Riches." Ironically, The Dean's foresight never anticipated the mysteries he'd soon become embroiled in. Apparently an eccentric living encyclopedia—always using archaic words in casual conversation—this is actually a facade behind which The Dean operates in order to solve the case at hand. The Dean is one of the best series to grace the pages of Dime Detective. Written by Merle Constiner, The Dean appeared in nearly a score of stories published between 1940 and 1945 in the pages of Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less
Detective Cheerie Hypnotized? By Lyndia Glover
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The autumn of 2010 in London was a city filled with the magnificent colors of the season. Detective Cheerie (large male cream colored cat) was enjoying watching the geese that were migrating. The... More > doorbell rang and it was Inspector Jiles of Scotland Yard. He explained the reason for his visit, saying "A teenager had just been murdered in London. I need Detective Cheerie's assistance in solving this crime. The victim had been hypnotized." "What an unusual murder," I stated. "Detective Cheerie has an uncanny knack for finding clues and evidence. He has located and been instrumental in locating murderers attempting to escape. I am certain he will help us close this case soon!" Inspector Jiles exclaimed. But, what if the murderer tried to hypnotize Detective Cheerie? I knew he is no ordinary cat but, would he be a match if this happened?< Less
Detective Cheerie Hypnotized? By Lyndia Glover
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The autumn of 2010 in London was a city filled with the magnificent colors of the season. Detective Cheerie (large male cream colored cat) was enjoying watching the geese that were migrating. The... More > doorbell rang and it was Inspector Jiles of Scotland Yard. He explained the reason for his visit. A teenager had just been murdered in London. "I need Detective Cheerie's assistance in solving this crime. The victim had been hypnotized. "What an unusual murder," I stated. "Detective Cheerie has an uncanny knack for finding clues and evidence. He has located and been instrumental in locating murderers attempting to escape. I am certain he will help us close this case soon!" Inspector Jiles exclaimed. But, what if the murderer tried to hypnotize Detective Cheerie? I knew he is no ordinary cat but, would he be a match if this happened?< Less

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