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Susan rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Game of Mirrors by Andrea Camilleri
Game of Mirrors
by Andrea Camilleri
read in May, 2015
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Inspector Montalbano's gorgeous new neighbor seems to be making a play for him. He'd love to think it was mutual attraction, but he's sure Liliana has other motives, especially when he overhears her with a lover late at night. Professionally, things ...more
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The Spoilt Kill by Mary Kelly
The Spoilt Kill
by Mary Kelly
read in May, 2015
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Someone is stealing designs from Shentalls' potteries. Nicholson, a studious private investigator, is hired and told that designer Corinna is the most likely suspect. But he finds himself falling in love with her. When the two discover a body, the po ...more
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The Mouth of the Crocodile by Michael Pearce
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The Mamur Zapt (British head of the Khedive's secret police) is guarding a pasha sent on mysterious business to Sudan, when the train returning them to Egypt is stuck in a sandstorm. Much of the story is told from the point of view of an English boy ...more
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Audition For Murder by Susan Sussman
Audition For Murder
by Susan Sussman (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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Morgan is desperate to get an acting job in a revival of an old play, directed by the original director, even when she finds the body of her reading partner, an elderly actress who has come under the protective wing of Morgan's best friend Beth. Morg ...more
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Louise's Blunder by Sarah R. Shaber
Louise's Blunder (Louise Pearlie, #4)
by Sarah R. Shaber (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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Widowed Louise Pearlie is still working at the OSS as a clerk, and still living at the same Washington boarding house, which is drearier since her male friend moved to New York City with his shadowy job. When she becomes marginally involved in the se ...more
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Susan rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Before Midnight by Rex Stout
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Although I remembered this one fondly, re-reading it was a bit disappointing, costing it that fourth star. Wolfe is hired by an ad agency after the originator of a contest for a perfume brand is murdered. They don't care about the murder, no, no--the ...more
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The Readaholics and the Falcon Fiasco by Laura DiSilverio
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Ivy has been one of Amy-Faye's best friends forever, and she seems a little strange at the meeting of their mystery reading group. When A-Faye finds her dead the next day, the police say "suicide," but the reading group says "murder." A-Faye's life i ...more
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Murder by Gravity by Barbara Graham
Murder by Gravity (A Quilted Mystery)
by Barbara Graham (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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It's Halloween, and there's a lot going on in little Park county. Sheriff Tony Abernathy is trying to find out how the body of the mayor's brother ended up falling from a small plane into a remote forest; his wife Theo is stunned by seeing a woman wa ...more
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Gambit by Rex Stout
Gambit (Nero Wolfe, #37)
by Rex Stout
read in April, 2015
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Sally Blount wants to hire Nero Wolfe to free her father, in jail on a murder charge. While several people had the opportunity to kill chess prodigy Paul Jerin, but he's the only one with even a trace of a motive. Blount is confident, however; he has ...more
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