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A Wicked Slice (Lee Ofsted, #1)
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Lee Ofsted just makes the cut for the Pacific Western Woman's Pro-Am golf tournament. She's never hit the ball better — but for some reason, her drives keep slicing. But this isn't the only mystery — …
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When anthropology professor Gideon Oliver is offered a teaching fellowship at US military bases in Germany, Sicily, Spain, and Holland, he wastes no time accepting. Stimulating courses to teach, a dec…
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Switcheroo (Gideon Oliver #18)
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The Skeleton Detective is back.

A cold case dating from the 1960s draws forensic anthropologist Gideon Oliver to the Channel Islands decades later to shine a light on the mysterious connection between …

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Murder in the Queen's Armes (Gideon Oliver, #3)
Edgar® winner Aaron Elkins follows "skeleton detective" Gideon Oliver on his honeymoon, one that will prove none too sweet.
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A Long Time Coming
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It takes a real artist to solve a crime this big—in a brilliant, engrossing mystery by Edgar Award winner Aaron Elkins… Art curator Val Caruso is not a happy camper. His promotion has just been nixed,…
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Dead Men's Hearts (Gideon Oliver, #8)
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· 924 Ratings
Traveling to the Valley of the Nile to appear in a documentary film, Gideon Oliver and his wife Julie make an important discovery about a skeleton at an Egyptian garbage dump just before an Egyptologi…
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The Dark Place (Gideon Oliver, #2)
3.76 avg. rating
· 1190 Ratings
Gideon Oliver earns his moniker "The Skeleton Detective" in this riveting entry to the Edgar Award-winning mystery series "that never disappoints" (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Deep in the primeval rain…
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Old Scores (The Chris Norgren Mysteries, #3)
"A fascinating glimpse into the hidden world of tense auctions, suspected forgeries and internecine feuds." St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The art world is abuzz with news of the discovery of an unknown Rembr…
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Twenty Blue Devils (Gideon Oliver, #9)
3.80 avg. rating
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The investigation into the suspicious death of a coffee plantation owner poses more questions that answers for anthropologist/sleuth Gideon Oliver as he risks his own life to find the evil that is poi…
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Dying on the Vine (Gideon Oliver, #17)
3.54 avg. rating
· 594 Ratings
Edgar® Award–winning author Aaron Elkins’s creation—forensics professor Gideon Oliver—has been hailed by the Chicago Tribune as “a likable, down-to-earth, cerebral sleuth.” Now, the celebrated Skeleto…
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Good Blood (Gideon Oliver, #11)
3.87 avg. rating
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What was supposed to be an Italian vacation for forensic anthropologist Gideon Oliver and his wife turns into a busman's holiday when their hosts' only child goes missing--and nearby construction work…
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Skull Duggery (Gideon Oliver, #16)
3.83 avg. rating
· 642 Ratings
No one solves crimes like Skeleton Detective Gideon Oliver.

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Old Bones (Gideon Oliver, #4)
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When members of a prominent Breton family suddenly die, and the remains of a human skeleton are found, dating back to the 1940s, anthropologist Gideon Oliver is called in to investigate. Reprint.
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Little Tiny Teeth (Gideon Oliver, #14)
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Forensics professor Gideon Oliver's supposedly peaceful Amazon riverboat jaunt with a group of research botanists turns deadly when one of the scientists is killed by a deranged passenger who then lea…
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Uneasy Relations (Gideon Oliver, #15)
3.81 avg. rating
· 615 Ratings
The Edgar® Award-winning author of Little Tiny Teeth returns with his professor of forensics, Gideon Oliver, a.k.a. the Skeleton Detective.

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Unnatural Selection (Gideon Oliver, #13)
The Edgar® Award-winning author of Where There's a Will returns with another bonechilling mystery starring "Skeleton Detective" Gideon Oliver.

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Echoes Fade (David Wolf #17)
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A mountain lion attack. A brazen robbery of a billionaire’s restaurant. Two unrelated incidents become one with explosive revelation in this brand-new harrowing thriller from the international bestsel…
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A Deceptive Clarity (The Chris Norgren Mysteries, #1)
In Berlin to help mount an exhibit of priceless paintings, once thought lost, museum curator and Renaissance art expert Chris Norgren must turn detective when his boss is murdered soon after voicing c…
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Make No Bones (Gideon Oliver, #7)
3.86 avg. rating
· 726 Ratings
Gideon Oliver must excuse himself from the festivities of the biennial anthropological convention, bone bash, and weenie roast in order to investigate the disappearance of the remains of Dr. Albert Ja…
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Skeleton Dance (Gideon Oliver, #10)
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· 874 Ratings
"There is a small village in France that is well known for pate de foie gras . . .and bones. Boasting the largest concentration of prehistoric fossils in Europe, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac is the home of the…
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Curses! (Gideon Oliver, #5)
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An archaeological dig on the Yucatan Peninsula uncovers an ancient Mayan curse, but anthropology professor Gideon Oliver suspects the spate of murders that follow may have a more corporeal cause
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The Way of the Bear (Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito, #8)
Fossil harvesting, ancient lore, greed, rejected love and murder combine in this gripping new installment of New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman's Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito series.

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Icy Clutches (Gideon Oliver, #6)
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On a trip to Alaska, Gideon Oliver becomes involved in a tantalizing mystery. Everyone finds it fortunate that the anthropologist/detective is nearby when human bones are found at an old avalanche sit…
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A Glancing Light (The Chris Norgren Mysteries, #2)
Mild-mannered and law-abiding, Chris Norgren, curator of Renaissance and Baroque Art at the Seattle Art Museum, is an unlikely undercover investigator, but when a priceless Rubens portrait is discover…
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Murder at Augusta: a Darwin Summers Golf Mystery
A famous detective. A legendary golf course. Eighteen holes to unmask a killer.

There is a a con man killed by a blow to the head from a seven iron. There is also an a wealthy and respected entrepreneu…
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Dead Center (Andy Carpenter, #5)
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Edgar Award finalist and author of Bury the Lead , a Today Show Book Club pick, returns with a tale of murder and deadly secrets in an ultra-secretive religious community.

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Stone Cross (Arliss Cutter #2)
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In a remote Alaskan village, Deputy US Marshal Arliss Cutter searches for a stone-cold killer amid a hotbed of corruption, lies, and long-buried secrets . . .
Winter comes early to the rural native co…
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The Forgotten Palace
4.23 avg. rating
· 1435 Ratings
In an underground labyrinth a lost soul wanders, waiting for revenge, waiting for love… 

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Alice Webster has made the worst decision of her life. When her Aunt Agatha offers her the chance to …
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April 1945: In the last convulsive days of World War II a convoy of Nazi trucks loaded with Europe's greatest art treasures winds its way through the Alps toward a cavernous Austrian salt mine. With t…
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Death in the Sunshine (Retired Detectives Club, #1)
Four ex-cops in a retirement paradise. Sure they’ll rest…when the killer is caught.

After a long career as a police officer, Moira hopes a move to a luxury retirement community will mean she can finall…
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Death at Paradise Palms (Retired Detectives Club #2)
It looks like an open-and-shut case—until one of the Retired Detectives disappears…

When movie producer Cody Ziegler goes missing from The Homestead’s Millionaires’ Row, his wife, retired actress Olivi…
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