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The House of the Seven Gables - Classic Mystery Novel By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The novel is set in the mid-19th century, with glimpses into the history of the house, which was built in the late 17th century. The primary interest of this book is in the subtle and involved... More > descriptions of character and motive. The house of the title is a gloomy New England mansion, haunted from its foundation by fraudulent dealings, accusations of witchcraft, and sudden death. The current resident, the dignified but desperately poor Hepzibah Pyncheon, opens a shop in a side room to support her brother Clifford, who is about to leave prison after serving thirty years for murder. She refuses all assistance from her unpleasant wealthy cousin Judge Jaffrey Pyncheon. A distant relative, the lively and pretty young Phoebe, turns up and quickly becomes invaluable, charming customers and rousing Clifford from depression. A delicate romance grows between Phoebe and the mysterious attic lodger Holgrave, who is writing a history of the Pyncheon family.< Less
A Baby's Cry: A Mystery Novel Set in East Anglia By Gillian Anne Gair
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Seeking a quieter and safer environment for their baby, Anna and Joe, move into a cottage in a small village in Suffolk. One day, Joe loses patience with Anna and accuses her of being overprotective... More > towards the baby - words that come back to haunt him later that day when Ben disappears from his pram. The story then follows Anna and Joe's emotional journey as the police search for Baby Ben. As the weeks pass, and no trace of Ben is found, Anna pulls herself out of her apathy and despair and sets about trying to find him herself with the help of a washed-up, alcoholic reporter, who left a card with the enigmatic message scribbled on the back: - 'I can help you find your son'. 'A Baby's Cry' examines the effects on Anna and Joe, and the rollercoaster ride of emotions they suffer; while also tracing their relationship, as they both deal with the tragedy in different ways. The close, strong relationship they had previously shared suffers under the strain, and neither is sure life will ever be the same again.< Less
The Mystery Club Series: four complete novels: By Harley L. Sachs
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Members of the Mystery Club read books written by women and solve crimes at the Rose Plaza retirement complex, a series of "cozy" mysteries.
Death of a Blogger: An Internet Murder Mystery Novel By Eric R. Ashley
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Death of a Blogger: An Internet Murder Mystery Novel starts with Sharon Walker, a happy if beleaguered suburban accountant whose husband has a weird hobby, a blog. Innocent to the burgeoning... More > phenomenon of Blogging that like e-mail and webpages is yet another wave of societal change unleashed by the Internet, she struggles onward with her overtaxed life. A madman to whom free speech is an inconvenience best deleted comes after her husband. Sharon is thrust into the world of the Blogosphere with a vengeance finding sympathetic friends and wise mentors while rising from a complete novice to a powerhouse within the ranks of its mighty. This murder mystery will introduce you to the fascinating sub-cultures being created in the blogosphere, and tell the novelistic tale of what happens when a murderous troll threatens the Blogosphere’s free speech. In the process, it raises a number of important questions as to ethical behavior, and gives a glimpse of the future world we are heading toward.< Less
Death of a Blogger: An Internet Murder Mystery Novel By Eric R. Ashley
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Death of a Blogger: An Internet Murder Mystery Novel starts with Sharon Walker, a happy if beleaguered suburban accountant whose husband has a weird hobby, a blog. Innocent to the burgeoning... More > phenomenon of Blogging that like e-mail and webpages is yet another wave of societal change unleashed by the Internet, she struggles onward with her overtaxed life. A madman to whom free speech is an inconvenience best deleted comes after her husband. Sharon is thrust into the world of the Blogosphere with a vengeance finding sympathetic friends and wise mentors while rising from a complete novice to a powerhouse within the ranks of its mighty. This murder mystery will introduce you to the fascinating sub-cultures being created in the blogosphere, and tell the novelistic tale of what happens when a murderous troll threatens the Blogosphere’s free speech. In the process, it raises a number of important questions as to ethical behavior, and gives a glimpse of the future world we are heading toward.< Less
The Mysterious Rider: Classic American Western Novel By Zane Grey
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Rancher Bill Belllounds had brought up Columbine as though she were his daughter. Out of affection for her foster father, Columbine had agreed to marry Bill's son., Jack-a drunkard, gambler, coward,... More > and thief. But the man she really loved was cowboy Wilson Moore, and he was everything Belllound's son should have been. Then the strange, clairvoyant little man they called Hell-Bent Wade came to work at the ranch. "You can believe me when I say somethin' will happen," he declared prophetically. "Columbine isn't goin' to marry Jack Belllound's." I loved to read the dialogue, Zane Grey's books may be a little dated to the time period when he wrote them, but it's still a good book.< Less
Carolyn Wells, (13 Mystery novel collection) By Carolyn Wells
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Carolyn Wells (June 18, 1862 – March 26, 1942) was an American author and poet. Born in Rahway, New Jersey, she was the daughter of William E. and Anna Wells. She died at the Flower-Fifth... More > Avenue Hospital in New York City in 1942. In this ebook: The Vanishing of Betty Varian The Curved Blades The Staying Guest The Mystery Girl The Man Who Fell Through the Earth The Mark of Cain A Chain of Evidence The Gold Bag The Luminous Face The Diamond Pin Vicky Van Raspberry Jam The Deep Lake Mystery< Less
Swarthmore - A Mystery Novel Based on a Very Real Town By Raymond W. Smith
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The spring flowering of the town had not yet begun when Calvin Moore turned up dead, rolled inside a carpet in the Swarthmore College outdoor amphitheater. A worker found him naked, covered with blue... More > paint and the number seven scratched in his stomach. Assembly, an informal discussion group, was the most unlikely group imaginable to become involved in a murder investigation. Nonetheless, the women, ranging in age from 28 to 94, approached the task with the sturdy, determined approach with which they prosecuted the rest of their lives.< Less
The Atheist: A Novel By James Sala
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'The Atheist' is an illuminating literary mystery. It is a story about Jacob Softely, a man waiting for life, spending days in the park alone in St. Louis. Jacob meets Janus Agoste, an enigmatic... More > stranger who takes Jacob into the game of his life, a see-saw mystery filled with danger, romance and the beguiling sense explosion of human enlightenment. 'Book One' is a story about reinventing life through philosophy, about the mysteries of the existential experience, the authentic life, as told through an intricate and surprising plot.< Less

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