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This Dame for Hire
3.45
it was amazing

Secretary, Faye Quick, takes over the job of Private Detective from her boss who has joined the Army during WWII and then literally trips over the bod
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Jun 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
The Celtic Riddle (Lara McClintoch Archeological Mystery, #4)
3.54
really liked it
Toronto antiques dealer and amateur sleuth, Lara McClinton, accompanies a co-worker to Ireland for the reading of the will of an eccentric businessman ...more
Mar 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
The Shunning (The Heritage of Lancaster County, #1)
4.13
it was amazing

In a quiet Amish community of Hickory Hollow, Pennsylvania, time has stood still while cherished traditions and heartfelt beliefs have flourished. But
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Feb 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
When the Emperor Was Divine
3.70
really liked it
A Japanese-American family, never named in the story, lives in Berkeley, California as WWII rages. After Pearl Harbor was attacked the father is taken ...more
Feb 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
Plainsong (Plainsong, #1)
3.99
it was amazing
Holt, Colorado is the setting of small town life in the heartlands. Ike and Bobby Guthrie are brothers who go through changes in their life. Their mot ...more
Jan 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
The Grave Tattoo
3.62
really liked it
A tattooed body found in a bog is thought to be Fletcher Christian Of the HMS Bounty, who was a good friend of William Wordsworth.
Wordsworth scholar,
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Oct 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
Shutter Island
4.07
really liked it
Its 1954 and U.S. Marshals Teddy Daniels and his partner, Chuck Aule, come to Shutter Island’s Ashcliffe Hospital in search of an escaped mental patie ...more
Apr 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
The Book Club
3.63
it was amazing
This novel gives you a glimpse into the events unfolding in the lives of five women who share not only an appreciation for books, but also an understa ...more
Mar 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
The Burglar in the Library (Bernie Rhodenbarr, #8)
3.94
it was amazing
Burglar, and bookseller Bernie Rhodenbaur, spends a weekend at a country bed and breakfast that has in its library an autographed first edition book w ...more
Mar 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
Flying Blind (Nathan Heller #10)
3.86
liked it
In the 1930’s Amelia Earhart’s husband hired private investigator Nathan Heller to be her bodyguard and to determine if she was having an affair. She ...more
May 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
The Fig Eater
2.92
did not like it
It's Vienna, 1910. A young woman named Dora has been found murdered in the park. They find no objects, no obvious clues around her. The Inspector and ...more
Jan 03, 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
Dreaming of the Bones (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James, #5)
4.14
it was amazing
Scotland Yard Superintendent Duncan Kincaid’s ex-wife has asked him to investigate the possible murder of a 1960’s poet. While doing so he uncovers la ...more
Feb 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
A Long Finish (Aurelio Zen, #6)
3.79
it was ok
The Mystery group didn't care for this book.
Sometimes the story didn't make sense and
they had questions about things that they felt the author left ha
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not set
Jan 21, 2009
 
The Case Has Altered (Richard Jury, #14)
3.91
it was ok
The group agreed that there were too many characters and the story moved too slowly. There was too much going on that wasn’t really relative to the st ...more
Apr 2008
Oct 16, 2008
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.25
it was amazing
The novel is a coming of age story about brother and sister Jem and Scout Finch growing up in a small town in the Deep South of the United States in t ...more
May 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
Uniform Justice (Commissario Brunetti, #12)
3.85
really liked it
Venice police detective, Guido Brunetti, is called to investigate the hanging death of a cadet at an exclusive military academy where he meets a wall ...more
May 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
Whispers and Lies
3.70
really liked it
Terry Painter forty, single, and a nurse lives a quiet life in
Delray, Florida. That tranquil life changes when she meets young, vibrant Alison Simms
...more
Sep 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
Losing Julia
4.13
it was amazing
From the battlefields of World War I to a present day nursing home, Patrick Delaney describes his longtime love for Julia, the wife of his best friend ...more
Mar 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
Dressed To Die (Lindsay Chamberlain, #3)
4.03
liked it
Forensic anthropologist, Lindsay Chamberlain, is asked to help identify skeletal remains thought to be those of a missing University faculty member.
Me
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Apr 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
The Bones In The Attic (Charlie Peace, #7)
3.43
it was amazing
The discovery of a child’s skeleton in the attic of an old home recently purchased by TV personality Matt Harper leads him on a search into his past w ...more
Apr 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Wartime Sarajevo
3.71
it was amazing
This was an eye-opening story of what an 11 year-old girl went through during the genocide in Sarajevo. Zlata is now 25 years old and travels to talk ...more
May 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
Jim the Boy
3.81
liked it
The book takes place in Aliceville North Carolina 1934.
Jim’s father died when he was born. Mama and three Uncles are raising him. The book begins on J
...more
Mar 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
Evening Class
3.97
it was amazing
Students from all walks of life come together in an “Introduction to Italian” class. Latin teacher Aidan Dunne, bank clerk Bill, streetwise Lou, teena ...more
Feb 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
The Dive From Clausen's Pier
3.41
really liked it
Carrie Bell is 23 yrs old engaged to Mike. Carrie feels trapped and needs to break away and hasn’t said anything to Mike. Memorial weekend spent with ...more
May 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
3.98
it was amazing
Their fates were linked by the magical Chicago World’s Fair of 1893, nicknamed the “White City” for its majestic beauty. Architect Daniel Burnham buil ...more
Jun 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
An Eye for Murder (Ellie Foreman, #1)
3.74
really liked it
Documentary filmmaker, Ellie Foreman, is drawn into an investigation that sets off a sinister chain of events after her name is discovered on a scrap ...more
Nov 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
Booked To Die (Cliff Janeway, #1)
3.95
it was amazing
Denver policeman and rare-book collector Cliff Janeway searches
for the killer of Bobby Westfall, a rare book hunter, who may have
made a big discovery
...more
Jan 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
A Ticket to Die For
3.51
it was amazing
A lawyer hires the Dugan’s, a husband and wife crime-fighting team, to find a friend of a missing client. When that friend turns up dead in an adult b ...more
Sep 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
3.78
really liked it
A group of women living on a cul-de-sac in the suburbs of Minnesota start a book club that lasts 30 years. The women are strong characters. The women ...more
Apr 2007
Oct 09, 2008
 
Mallory's Oracle (Kathleen Mallory, #1)
3.96
really liked it
Policewoman , Kathleen Mallory, is driven to find the killer of her adoptive father,a New York City police inspector, who was murdered during a series ...more
Oct 2006
Oct 15, 2008
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