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Blood Will Tell by Jeanne M. Dams
Blood Will Tell
by Jeanne M. Dams
read in February, 2016
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American-born Dorothy Martin and her English husband, retired chief constable Alan Nesbitt, are visiting Cambridge while he attends a conference on police-community relations. Wandering into a science building, Dorothy finds a lab floor with a large ...more
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Unreasonable Doubt by Vicki Delany
Unreasonable Doubt (Constable Molly Smith #8)
by Vicki Delany (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2016
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This has been a consistently strong series, but this episode takes it up a notch. Everyone in Trafalgar, a little tourist town in British Columbia, was sure that Walter Desmond had been rightly convicted of rape and murder. But some new lawyers have ...more
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Bed Bugs by Taylor McCafferty
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What are the chances that small-town private investigator Haskell Blevins would have three clients, in one day? And that all three would complain that someone broke into their houses--and didn't steal anything? And that two of them would fire him the ...more
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The Mystery of the Venus Island Fetish by Dido Butterworth
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Young anthropologist Archie Meek is back from extended fieldwork on the Venus Islands, where he found a foster family and collected an immense amount of material. Back at the museum in Sydney, he finds the country groping with the Depression and othe ...more
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The Missing Chapter by Robert Goldsborough
The Missing Chapter
by Robert Goldsborough (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2016
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Did author Charles Childress commit suicide, as the police think, or was he murdered as his publisher believes? The publisher is willing to pay Nero Wolfe to discover the truth. Childress was moderately successful writing (as does Goldsborough) seque ...more
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Going, Going, Gone by Phoebe Atwood Taylor
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Asey Mayo, home for a brief break from his job making tanks, is persuaded to take his cousin Jenny to a local auction. Asey doesn't care for auctions, even though everyone is agog at the thought of buying something that holds John Alden's hidden cash ...more
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A Place Of Safety by Caroline Graham
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Did Carlotta run away from the quiet village of Ferne Basset? Or did Ann, the quiet wife of the benevolent former vicar who took her in push her into the river? Or did she commit suicide? Whatever happened to her, the man who wanted to blackmail Ann ...more
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A Party for the Shooting by Louisa Revell
A Party for the Shooting
by Louisa Revell
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Retired Latin teacher Miss Julia Tyler and her niece Anne are touring a stately home in Yorkshire, which is why they're on hand when a body is discovered. And it isn't a case of "the butler did it," because the butler is the victim. Since she's fasci ...more
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The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth Mckenzie
The Portable Veblen
by Elizabeth Mckenzie (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2016
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This is undoubtedly the right book for some people, just not for me. The author tries to do too much--the book contains the romance of one of those whimsical girls so much more prevalent in fiction than in real life with a research scientist rebellin ...more
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I Want to Be the Kitty by Patrick McDonnell
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Who wouldn't want to be the cartoon kitty Mooch, who lives an idle and happy life? Or his friend Earl, a dog with an indulgent owner? But the animals don't forget those alone on the streets, or in shelters.
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