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Review: Buried in a Book by Lucy Arlington

This makes two book-related mysteries I’ve read this month – and I’m reading yet another. What gives? Maybe I need a break from reading non-fiction. (I have two of them going, too). Buried in a Book is the first in … Continue reading

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Review: Chapter & Hearse by Lorna Barrett

Stoneham, a New Hampshire village known as Booktown – its downtown is home to an array of specialty bookstores – finds itself with another murder on its hands. And Tricia Miles, owner of Haven’t Got a Clue, the town’s mystery … Continue reading

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Review: Cat’s Claw by Susan Wittig Albert

When a local computer guru dies, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Pecan Springs police chief Sheila Dawson is on the case. At least she is assisting the detective in charge — and enjoying getting out from behind her paperwork-laden … Continue reading

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Review: The Body In the Gazebo by Katherine Hall Page

While her friend Pix is away for a family wedding, Faith Fairchild agrees to look in on Pix’s mother Ursula while she’s recuperating following a hospital stay. During a series of visits, the elderly woman tries to enlist Faith – … Continue reading

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Review: Half-Price Homicide by Elaine Viets

Helen Hawthorne’s latest “dead-end job” is at an upscale resale shop specializing in designer clothes and accessories. Mostly she seems to dust expensive tchotchkes. When a customer is murdered in the dressing room at Snapdragon’s Second Thoughts, our heroine is … Continue reading

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