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The Informationist
The Informationist
Written by Taylor Stevens, Read by Hillary Huber
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307969521
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The Informationist
A Thriller
Written by Taylor Stevens
Read by Hillary Huber


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $19.99

“Stevens’s blazingly brilliant debut introduces a great new action heroine, Vanessa Michael Munroe, who doesn’t have to kick over a hornet’s nest to get attention, though her feral, take-no-prisoners attitude reflects the fire of Stieg Larsson’s Lisbeth Salander….Thriller fans will eagerly await the sequel to this high-octane page-turner.” —Publishers Weekly, starred... Read more >
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Death on Demand/Design for Murder
Death on Demand/Design for Murder
Written by Carolyn G. Hart
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ISBN: 9780307805089
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Death on Demand/Design for Murder

Written by Carolyn G. Hart


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $9.99

This delightfully intriguing pair of full-length mysteries by award-winning author Carolyn G. Hart delivers a novel approach to murder that is sure to enthrall you until the last killer is caught.. . .

Death on Demand
At Annie Laurance’s Death on Demand bookstore in Broward’s Rock, South Carolina (“the finest mystery bookstore north... Read more >
Pirate King (with bonus short story Beekeeping for Beginners)
Pirate King (with bonus short story Beekeeping for Beginners)
Written by Laurie R. King
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553907544
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Pirate King (with bonus short story Beekeeping for Beginners)
A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Written by Laurie R. King


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $11.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
In England’s young silent-film industry, the megalomaniacal Randolph Fflytte is king. But rumors of criminal activities swirl around his popular movie studio. At the request of Scotland Yard, Mary Russell travels undercover to the set of Fflytte’s latest cinematic extravaganza, Pirate King. Based on Gilbert... Read more >
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Jane and the Canterbury Tale
Jane and the Canterbury Tale
Written by Stephanie Barron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345530356
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Jane and the Canterbury Tale
Being A Jane Austen Mystery
Written by Stephanie Barron


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

Three years after news of her scandalous husband’s death, Adelaide Fiske is at the altar again, her groom a soldier on the Marquis of Wellington’s staff. The prospects seem bright for one of the most notorious women in Kent—until Jane Austen discovers a corpse on the ancient Pilgrim’s Way that runs... Read more >
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Jane and the Canterbury Tale
Jane and the Canterbury Tale
Written by Stephanie Barron
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ISBN: 9780553386714
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Jane and the Canterbury Tale
Being A Jane Austen Mystery
Written by Stephanie Barron


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $15.00

Three years after news of her scandalous husband’s death, Adelaide Fiske is at the altar again, her groom a soldier on the Marquis of Wellington’s staff. The prospects seem bright for one of the most notorious women in Kent—until Jane Austen discovers a corpse on the ancient Pilgrim’s Way that runs... Read more >
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The Collected Stories of Amanda Cross
The Collected Stories of Amanda Cross
Written by Amanda Cross
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ISBN: 9780307803405
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The Collected Stories of Amanda Cross

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $11.99

Amanda Cross is master of the American literary whodunit. In her delicately menacing short fiction, assembled here in one volume, dangerous impulses seize the most unlikely individuals, and everyday existence is fast eclipsed by the bizarre. Among the compelling intrigues: The cold-blooded murder of Mrs. Byron Lloyd, shot dead during a... Read more >
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The Agency 2: The Body at the Tower
The Agency 2: The Body at the Tower
Written by Y.S. Lee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763656430
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The Agency 2: The Body at the Tower

Written by Y.S. Lee


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $7.99

Mary’s second adventure as an undercover agent forces her to relive some harrowing childhood experiences as she seeks the identity of a murderer.

Mary Quinn is back, now a trusted member of the Agency, the all-female detective unit operating out of Miss Scrimshaw’s Academy for Girls. Her new assignment sends her into... Read more >
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The Brutal Heart
The Brutal Heart
Written by Gail Bowen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771009945
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The Brutal Heart
A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery
Written by Gail Bowen


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $14.95

The bestselling Gail Bowen returns with a gripping story of marriage, politics, sex, and murder.

With a general election just weeks away, Joanne Kilbourn is following the campaign of Ginny Monaghan, a woman who has her eyes set on the leadership of the federal Conservative Party and whose success depends, not so... Read more >
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The Brutal Heart
The Brutal Heart
Written by Gail Bowen
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ISBN: 9781551992334
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The Brutal Heart

Written by Gail Bowen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

The bestselling Gail Bowen returns with a gripping story of marriage, politics, sex, and murder.

With a general election just weeks away, Joanne Kilbourn is following the campaign of Ginny Monaghan, a woman who has her eyes set on the leadership of the federal Conservative Party and whose success depends, not so... Read more >
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The Endless Knot
The Endless Knot
Written by Gail Bowen
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ISBN: 9780771013478
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The Endless Knot
A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery
Written by Gail Bowen


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $14.95

The tenth novel in the highly acclaimed Joanne Kilbourn series features the murderous fallout of a tell-all book on the troubled adult children of Canadian celebrities.

When journalist Kathryn Morrissey’s sensational book on the lives of thirteen adult children of prominent Canadians is published, one of the parents, Sam Parker, is furious... Read more >
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The Endless Knot
The Endless Knot
Written by Gail Bowen
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ISBN: 9781551992464
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The Endless Knot
A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery
Written by Gail Bowen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

The tenth novel in the highly acclaimed Joanne Kilbourn series features the murderous fallout of a tell-all book on the troubled adult children of Canadian celebrities.

When journalist Kathryn Morrissey’s sensational book on the lives of thirteen adult children of prominent Canadians is published, one of the parents, Sam Parker, is furious... Read more >
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The Glitter Scene

Written by Monika Fagerholm


Format: eBook, 500 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $13.99

Teenage Johanna lives with her aunt Solveig in a small house bordering the forest on the outskirts of a remote coastal town in Finland. She leads a lonely existence that is punctuated by visits to her privileged classmate, Ulla Bäckström, who lives in the nearby luxury gated community. It isn’t until... Read more >
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The Glitter Scene
The Glitter Scene
Written by Monika Fagerholm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590513057
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The Glitter Scene

Written by Monika Fagerholm


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $17.95

Teenage Johanna lives with her aunt Solveig in a small house bordering the forest on the outskirts of a remote coastal town in Finland. She leads a lonely existence that is punctuated by visits to her privileged classmate, Ulla Bäckström, who lives in the nearby luxury gated community. It isn’t until... Read more >
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The God of the Hive
The God of the Hive
Written by Laurie R. King
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553590418
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The God of the Hive
A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Written by Laurie R. King


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $15.00

Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, have stirred the wrath of a murderous secret organization bent on infiltrating the government. Now they are separated and on the run, wanted by the police, and pursued across the Continent by a ruthless enemy with limitless resources and powerful connections.

Unstoppable together, Russell and...

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The Last Good Day
The Last Good Day
Written by Gail Bowen
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ISBN: 9780771013492
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The Last Good Day
A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery
Written by Gail Bowen


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
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The ninth novel of Gail Bowen’s popular series finds Canada’s favourite amateur sleuth, Joanne Kilbourn, on holiday at a cottage borrowed from a lawyer friend, one of a cluster of summer homes owned by lawyers from the same prestigious firm. When one of them kills himself the night after a long... Read more >
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The Last Good Day
The Last Good Day
Written by Gail Bowen
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ISBN: 9781551996172
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The Last Good Day
A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery
Written by Gail Bowen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $6.99

The ninth novel of Gail Bowen’s popular series finds Canada’s favourite amateur sleuth, Joanne Kilbourn, on holiday at a cottage borrowed from a lawyer friend, one of a cluster of summer homes owned by lawyers from the same prestigious firm. When one of them kills himself the night after a long... Read more >
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An Imperfect Spy
An Imperfect Spy
Written by Amanda Cross
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ISBN: 9780307802156
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An Imperfect Spy

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

"FASCINATING . . . The dialogue is, as always, elegant and polished."
--Los Angeles Times
While guest-teaching a semester at Schuyler Law School, Kate Fansler gets to know an extraordinary secretary named Harriet, who patterns her life after John le Carré's character George Smiley. Harriet reveals that Schuyler has some serious skeletons swinging... Read more >
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Father's Day Murder
Father's Day Murder
Written by Lee Harris
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ISBN: 9780307803450
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Father's Day Murder

Written by Lee Harris


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $7.99

FRIENDS UNTIL DEATH

Every year, the Morris Avenue Boys--chums since childhood--gather for a Father's Day reunion dinner. Now late in middle age, these men can bask in the rewards of honest success. So which of them seizes the opportunity that fateful evening to pull out an ice pick and stab to death... Read more >
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Poetic Justice
Poetic Justice
Written by Amanda Cross
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ISBN: 9780307802101
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Poetic Justice

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $7.99

Student riots have ravaged the distinguished New York City university where Kate Fansler teaches.  In the ensuing disarray, the survival of the university's plebeian stepchild, University College, seems doubtful. President Jeremiah Cudlipp is snobbishly determined to ax it; and as sycophantic professors fall in line behind him, the rally of Kate and... Read more >
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Fragile
Fragile
Written by Lisa Unger
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780307745262
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Fragile

Written by Lisa Unger


Format: Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $7.99

Maggie and Jones live with their teenage son, Rick, in The Hollows, a small town outside of New York City.  The cozy intimacy of the town is broken when Rick’s girlfriend, Charlene, mysteriously disappears.  The investigation has Jones, the lead detective on the case, acting strangely and Rick, already a brooding...

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The Mother's Day Murder
The Mother's Day Murder
Written by Lee Harris
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ISBN: 9780307803467
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The Mother's Day Murder

Written by Lee Harris


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $5.99

TRUE CONFESSION--OR FALSE?

Investigator (and former nun) Christine Bennett is appalled when a young woman claims to be the natural daughter of Sister Joseph, beloved Superior at St. Stephen's and Chris's dearest friend. But after the girl is murdered, all the evidence leads the police to believe she was telling the truth--and... Read more >
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The PMS Outlaws
The PMS Outlaws
Written by Sharyn McCrumb
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ISBN: 9780307800886
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The PMS Outlaws
An Elizabeth MacPherson Novel
Written by Sharyn McCrumb


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $7.99

Bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb, internationally acclaimed for the "quiet fire"* of her Appalachian Ballad novels, clearly has a dark side--a wicked, sardonic wit that has prompted critics to compare her to Jane Austen and Jonathan Swift.

Readers and reviewers alike also have lauded Ms. McCrumb for her inspired chronicles of forensic... Read more >
Thieves Get Rich, Saints Get Shot
Thieves Get Rich, Saints Get Shot
Written by Jodi Compton
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ISBN: 9780307588104
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Thieves Get Rich, Saints Get Shot
A Novel
Written by Jodi Compton


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 19, 2011
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Thieves Get Rich, Saints Get Shot is the gripping sequel to Jodi Compton’s Hailey’s War.  When we last left her, West Point dropout Hailey Cain had defied a powerful mobster to protect a pregnant teenager and child. The events of Hailey’s War nearly cost Cain her life, but Thieves Get Rich... Read more >
In the Last Analysis
In the Last Analysis
Written by Amanda Cross
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307802125
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In the Last Analysis

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $7.99

When beautiful Janet Harrison asks English professor Kate Fansler to recommend a Manhattan psychoanalyst, Kate immediately sends the girl to her dear friend and former lover, Dr. Emanuel Bauer. Seven weeks later, the girl is stabbed to death on Emanuel's couch--with incriminating fingerprints on the murder weapon. To Kate, the idea... Read more >
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The Puzzled Heart
The Puzzled Heart
Written by Amanda Cross
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ISBN: 9780307803399
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The Puzzled Heart

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $7.99

Kate Fansler's husband, Reed, has been kidnapped--and will be killed unless Kate obeys the carefully delineated directives of a ransom note. Tormented by her own puzzled heart, Kate seeks solace and wise counsel from both old friends and new. But who precisely is the enemy? Is he or she a vengeful... Read more >
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