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Subject: Highlight a Book with the Word Murder in the title
Date Posted: 4/15/2008 1:32 PM ET
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I have 5 such books:

  • Pearl Harbor Murders by Max Allan Collins
  • Hindenburg Murders by Max Alan Collins
  • Lusitania Murders by Max Allan Collins
  • Murder in the House by Margaret Truman
  • Murder on the Potomac by Margaret Truman
Date Posted: 4/15/2008 2:10 PM ET
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The ABC Murders (Hercule Poirot) by Agatha Christie

"Mr. Hercule Poirot-you fancy yourself, don't you, at solving mysteries that are too difficult for our poor thick-headed British police? Let us see, Mr. Clever Poirot, just how clever you can be?" Was the anonymous note a brilliant challenge or a crackpot hoak? The answer is as loud and clear as a woman's scream-precisely that of Alice Ascher, a shopkeeper in Andover bludgeoned to death on the job. Nex tot her corpse, a clue that's as simple as ABC.

Date Posted: 4/15/2008 9:24 PM ET
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Murder on the Links (Hercule Poirot, Bk 2) by Agatha Christie
Subject: Did someone say murder?
Date Posted: 4/15/2008 9:27 PM ET
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A Season for Murder (Meredith and Markby)

The impact of modern life on English villages is vividly captured in Granger's second murder mystery. British consular officer Meredith Mitchell rents isolated Rose Cottage in Pook's Common when she is posted back to England. Uneasily resuming her acquaintance with attractive local CID Chief Inspector Alan Markby (begun in Say It with Poison ), Meredith becomes friendly with neighbor equestrienne Harriet Needham. When Harriet dies from a fall during a Boxing Day meet, animal rights activist Simon Pardy is blamed because his banner spooked the steed. The autopsy, however, discloses that Harriet , known to have abjured drugs and medicines, died full of tranquilizers and alcohol. Alan draws Meredith into the investigation, which is complicated by the murder of the unlikable Pardy, an attack on Harriet's vengeance-seeking executor cousin and a plethora of the horsewoman's former lovers. As Meredith uncovers old local secrets, she also tries to sort out her highly ambiguous feelings for Alan.
School for Murder
Author:
Robert Barnard
This no-holds-barred satire of Britain's school tradition is perhaps Robert Barnard's most hilarious mystery. An uproarious parody of failed pedants and crackpot bureaucrats, Barnard's wit moves from satire on stuffy rulemongers to a desperately black comedy of manners characterisitc of his best work.

Subject: Did someone say murder again?
Date Posted: 4/15/2008 9:28 PM ET
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School for Murder Author: Robert BarnardThis no-holds-barred satire of Britain's school tradition is perhaps Robert Barnard's most hilarious mystery. An uproarious parody of failed pedants and crackpot bureaucrats, Barnard's wit moves from satire on stuffy rulemongers to a desperately black comedy of manners characterisitc of his best work.

Date Posted: 4/15/2008 9:47 PM ET
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I've also got the ABC Murders by Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot mystery)

Date Posted: 4/15/2008 10:17 PM ET
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I have The Murder Book by Jonathan Kellerman

Date Posted: 4/15/2008 10:23 PM ET
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I have:

Coffin on Murder Street by Gwendoline Butler http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780312076733-Coffin+on+Murder+Street

 

Date Posted: 4/15/2008 11:44 PM ET
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Murder on the Titanic: A Novel (Walker, James, Mysteries in Time Series.)
Author:
James Walker, Jim Walker

A man lies dying in the street, and Morgan Fairfield is compelled to deliver his top secret message to the American War Department. Morgan is given only two things: a locked briefcase and a first-class ticket aboard the Titanic. This begins a remarkable adventure, a fascinating blend of history and mystery filled with startling surprises and labyrinthine twists.

Using the Titanic's monumental voyage and tragedy as a backdrop, Jim Walker weaves the marvelous tale of an unrequited love amidst a mysterious murder aboard an unsinkable ship.

The suspense is more chilling than the icy waters of the North Atlantic as Morgan tries to save his precious cargo, his wavering faith, and his own endangered life, all aboard the ship destined for disaster.

4th of July (Women's Murder Club, Bk 4)
Author:
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

After an arrest goes awry, Lindsay finds herself facing police brutality charges. But taking time off to cool down proves harder then she thought. As she heads out of town, Lindsay finds herself in the middle of a killing spree, and must locate the killers before they find her. Back in San Francisco, the Women's Murder Club helps to get Lindsay through the trial... but will she be found innocent?

(kill/murder .. pretty close, right?)

Killer Dreams
Author:
Iris Johansen

If you close your eyes, he'll get you. Sophie Dunston knows all too well how dreams can kill. As one of the nation's top sleep therapists, she specializes in the life-threatening night terrors that her ten-year-old son, Michael, suffers from. But she is also an expert in another kind of terror - the kind that can turn a dream life into a living nightmare in the blink of an eye.

Someone is watching. He's a shadowy figure from out of her darkest fears and he hasn't forgotten her. In one shocking moment of violence, he'd shattered Sophie's world forever and left her with only one thing to live for: her son. But the nightmare isn't over for Sophie Dunston. It's just begun. He's been waiting. Sophie was supposed to die the first time around, but fate intervened. This time he'll make sure that not even a miracle will save her.

It wasn't a miracle that saved Jock Gavin, but it was pretty close. A semiretired hit man, commando, and jack-of-all-deadly-trades, he knows what Sophie is up against - and that she'll need help. But the man he's chosen for the job is as unpredictable as he is dangerous. Matt Royd is a wild card - hard, cool, merciless - and putting him into play changes the game completely. But to whose advantage?

Sophie will soon find out. She will have to trust Royd because she has no choices left. Because the bogeyman haunting her dreams is all too real and he's on the hunt again. Because the nightmare he's got planned for Sophie won't end when she wakes up screaming. It won't end. Ever.

If Looks Could Kill (Mira)
Author:
Heather Graham

Madison Adair didn't witness her famous mother's brutal murder. But she saw it. Saw the gloved hand. . .felt the knife strike. . .knew her mother's terror. That was a lifetime ago. But the nightmares have returned; only, this time they're of a faceless serial killer stalking women in south Florida. A killer she can't see but who knows she is watching.

Surrounded by her family, Madison knows she should feel safe, but she doesn't. And how much can FBI agent Kyle Montgomery protect her, when he can't let go of the past they've shared?

Madison is Kyle's only link to the killer, but can they find the truth before the killer strikes again? Because sometimes, it's what--or who--you can't see that holds the greatest danger. . . .

***All my books are 3 for 1 right now!***

Date Posted: 4/16/2008 12:02 AM ET
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my sons tease me and say that all my books have the words murder or death in them.  Scan my bookshelf and see that it's true!!

Date Posted: 4/16/2008 10:12 AM ET
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Mr. Murder by Dean Koontz

Deadly Weekend:A True Story of Obsession and Murder by John Dillman



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Date Posted: 4/16/2008 2:35 PM ET
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Coffin On Murder Street
Author:
Gwendoline Butler


The crimes begin in a bizarre fashion. First, a busload of tipsy sightseers braving London's terror tour disappears on notorious "Murder Street." Next, a child's stuffed toyed is kidnapped, brutalized and buried.
For Scotland Yard Inspector John Coffin, things go from odd to alarming when the tour bus is found, passengers alive except for one-an armchair crime enthusiast who has been murdered. Worse, the young son of a visiting American actress disappears in the wake of a series of abductions.
But nothing is as it seems, not even the people, nor the events on Murder Street, which Coffin fears may continue to live up to its bloody history.
Date Posted: 4/16/2008 2:44 PM ET
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GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER by Raoul Felder & Barbara Victor - NONFICTION

Every eighteen seconds, a woman in America is beaten by her husband or boyfriend.  Yet many of these crimes go unpunished, and even murder convictions often bring shamefully light sentences.  This book demonstrates that only a complete reform of society's treatment of both victims and perpetrators can stop the violence.

Date Posted: 4/16/2008 6:50 PM ET
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Murder on Cue :: Jane Dentinger
Posted: 6/7/2007 8:27 PM ET

Bound to Murder :: Dorsey Fiske
Posted: 4/23/2007 1:22 AM ET

Date Posted: 4/20/2008 6:38 PM ET
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H is for Homicide (Kinsey Millhone, Bk 8) :: Sue Grafton

K is for Killer (Kinsey Millhone, Bk 11) :: Sue Grafton

Ok, so not "murder" but pretty close...



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Subject: 5 minute mysteries
Date Posted: 4/21/2008 1:00 AM ET
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5 Minute mysteries; 37 challenging cases of murder and mayhem for you to solve.

Try your skill at being a sleuth by solving one of these 37 murder cases. Good luck