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2nd Chance (Women's Murder Club, Bk 2)
2nd Chance (Women's Murder Club, Bk 2)
Author: James Patterson
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1180
Review Date: 10/10/2006


Second in a series of 4 women who are best friends working together to solve another murder.


3rd Degree (Women's Murder Club, Bk 3)
3rd Degree (Women's Murder Club, Bk 3)
Author: James Patterson, Andrew Gross
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1052
Review Date: 10/10/2006


The third in a continuing series of 4 women who are best friends working together to solve yet another murder.


4th of July (Women's Murder Club, Bk 4)
4th of July (Women's Murder Club, Bk 4)
Author: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 872
Review Date: 10/10/2006


The fourth in a continuing series of 4 women who are friends working together to solve another murder in San Franciso. They are a detective, a medical examinter, Asst. District Attorney, and a reporter. Great, easy read!


Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross, Bk 1)
Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross, Bk 1)
Author: James Patterson
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1051
Review Date: 4/10/2007
Helpful Score: 2


An Alex Cross Mystery. This novel begins with a double kidnapping of the daugher of a famous actress and the son of the secretary of the treasury. A CIA female supervisor of the Secret Service works with Alex to solve this mystery of kidnappings and a serial kidnapper who wants to commit the crime of the century.


Black Dawn
Black Dawn
Author: D. A. Stern
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 23
Review Date: 9/6/2006
Helpful Score: 3


A fire rages in Los Angles. A dark god emerges and releases a wave of terror threatening the entire nation.The good must come together to confront violence and horror that follows. The Final Day!


The Blessing
The Blessing
Author: Jude Deveraux
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 172
Review Date: 7/6/2006


Wealthy corporate genius Jason Wilding reluctantly returns to his small home town in order to do a favor for his brother who wants to be able to spend more time with the girl he wants to marry. Jason finds love in a most unexpectedly place. A nice romantic story which is a fun and easly read.


Blood Roses
Blood Roses
Author: Jeanette Baker
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 7/19/2006


A woman witnesses the murder of her husband along with her children in their own home.
Kate Nolan believes she can make a difference in the politics of Northern Ireland and that her children will see peace in their country in their lifetime.
However, the family cannot move forward until they can avenge the sins of the past.


Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 3)
Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 3)
Author: Joanne Fluke
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 253
Review Date: 2/18/2007
Helpful Score: 2


Hannah Swensen is in the process of baking up a storm at the shop she owns, The Cookie Jar in preparation for Lake Eden, Minnesota's Winter Carnival. Connie Mac the star of a very popular cooking show requests the use of her kitchen for baking the official Winter Carnival cake.
Connie Mac is very manipulative and bad tempered in real life. She has many people who are very outspoken in their dislike for her. She is found dead in The Cookie Jar the morning after she was to have baked the cake and the shop is closed as a crime scene. This leaves Hannah in a fix as she has promised to bake cookies for many of the winter display and warm up tents. She needs to solve this crime as soon as possible.


Captive Star (Stars of Mithra, Bk 2) (Silhouette Intimate Moments, No 823)
Review Date: 9/21/2005
Helpful Score: 1


The second book in the series of "The Stars of Mithra" and how the second friend who holds the 2nd diamond of 3 manages to keep the diamond out of the wrong hand with the help of a bailbondsman who was "set up " to arrest her as a fugitive. A lot of mystery and romance follow in the solving of this 2nd book of this series


Carolina Moon
Carolina Moon
Author: Nora Roberts
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 618
Review Date: 9/21/2005


Nora Roberts show her fantastic talent in this book about a young, poor young girl, Tory with a rich young friend,Hope who is murdered. Tory has a horrible life as the surviving girl in the friendship. The story is about how she is able to overcome her childhood and return to her hometown and triumph in the end


Charmed  & Enchanted  (Donovan Legacy)
Charmed & Enchanted (Donovan Legacy)
Author: Nora Roberts
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 299
Review Date: 7/11/2006


This is containes the 3rd and 4th book in the Donovan series. A good story about a family of good witches and the "regular" people they come to love.


A Child Called 'It': One Child's Courage to Survive
A Child Called 'It': One Child's Courage to Survive
Author: Dave Pelzer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1950
Review Date: 7/24/2006


It is the story of a most disturbing case of child abuse. One of the most serious abuse cases in California history.


Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
Author: Gregory Maguire
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 1432
Review Date: 3/13/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Set in 17th century Holland, an unlikely heroin (Iris)finds herself swept into a Cinderella story of wealth and ambition. She becomes involved in the world of Clara, the mysterious and unnaturally beautiful girl who is destined to become her stepsister. This makes Iris the Ugly Stepsister. A novel of beauty and betrayal, illusion and uderstanding, reminding one that deception can be unearthed - and love unvelied - in the most unexpected placed. Iris' mother and sister are major players in this unexpected ending.


Deadly Secrets on the St. Johns (Shiela Travis, Bk 7)
Review Date: 1/12/2007
Helpful Score: 1


A society parts with all the right people where someone "drops" dead. It is called an accident by the police but Sheila Travis feels certain that it was murder.


Death on the Family Tree (Family Tree, Bk 1)
Death on the Family Tree (Family Tree, Bk 1)
Author: Patricia Sprinkle
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 65
Review Date: 4/10/2007
Helpful Score: 1


The first book in the new "Family Tree Mystery Series" by Patricia Sprinkle. Katherine Murray learns some new information about her family after going through her Aunt Lucy's belongings when she died. A diary written in German seems to be desired by several people. Katherin ends up with a burglary and 2 unsolved homocides before she learns the truth.


Desperate Measures (Barbara Holloway, Bk 6)
Desperate Measures (Barbara Holloway, Bk 6)
Author: Kate Wilhelm
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 45
Review Date: 7/6/2006


A heartwarming story about an injustice to a young man who is horribly deformed. He is blamed for murders simply because he is considered a "monster".


Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man
Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man
Author: Tim Allen
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 111
Review Date: 10/10/2006


This is the autobiography of Tim Allen better known as Tim The Tool Man.


Entranced (Donovan Legacy, Bk 2)
Entranced (Donovan Legacy, Bk 2)
Author: Nora Roberts
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 271
Review Date: 7/11/2006


The second in the Donovan series about a family of good witches.


Family: The Ties that Bind...And Gag!
Family: The Ties that Bind...And Gag!
Author: Erma Bombeck
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 85
Review Date: 9/24/2006


A hilarious look at family life through the eyes of one of the best humour writers of our time. I loved it!


A Fever in the Heart and Other True Cases (Crime Files, Vol. 3)
A Fever in the Heart and Other True Cases (Crime Files, Vol. 3)
Author: Ann Rule
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 105
Review Date: 7/6/2006
Helpful Score: 1


There are six cases included in this book. With one exception (Fever In The Heart) they are all short insights into each case which Annn Rule does so well.


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