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List created by Bronwyn (Lealee) on Sep 10, 2019
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Bronwyn (Lealee)
Coffin, Scarcely Used (A Flaxborough Mystery) (Volume 1) by Colin Watson
In the respectable seaside town of Flaxborough, the equally respectable councillor Harold Carobleat is laid to rest. Cause of death: pneumonia.But he is scarcely cold in his coffin before Detective Inspector Purbright, affable and annoyingly polite, must turn out again to examine the death of...  more


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Bump in the Night (A Flaxborough Mystery) (Volume 2) by Colin Watson
Tuesday nights have suddenly turned quite ridiculously noisy in the country town of Chalmsbury, where the good folk are outraged at having their rest disturbed.It begins with a drinking fountain being blown to smithereens - next the statue of a local worthy loses his head, and the following week...  more


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Hopjoy Was Here by Colin Watson
When a secret agent disappears in highly suspicious circumstances connected with an acid bath, it is not long before two high-powered operatives arrive. But they find the Flaxborough citizenry even more unscrutable than the problems of international spying.


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Lonelyheart 4122 (Flaxborough, Bk 4) by Colin Watson
Right at the bottom of the column, it was. Something for which she had not dared to hope. Not in remote, prosperous, hard-headed Flaxborough. A matrimonial bureau.  Two women have disappeared in the small market town of Flaxborough. They are about the same age, both quite shy and both...  more


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Charity Ends at Home (Flaxborough, Bk 5) by Colin Watson
The murder of Flaxborough's leading charity worker brings Detective Inspector Purbright into an unusual case.


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Blue Murder by Colin Watson
Fearless journalist Clive Grail is bent on uncovering a scandal of blue films and blackmail in respectable Flaxborough. But when he publishes his revelations of the town's murky past he finds himself at the hub of a much more chilling and sinister crime.


Bronwyn (Lealee)
Plaster Sinners (Flaxborough, Bk 11) by Colin Watson
Detective Sergeant Love would be the last to admit having an informed opinion about "valuable antiques", yet it is his critical appraisal of Lot 34 that earns him a nasty bang on the head and the lead into a genteel but chilling murder mystery.


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In the Shadow of the Glacier by Vicki Delany
Trouble is brewing in the small, bucolic mountain town of Trafalgar, British Columbia. An American who came to Trafalgar as a Vietnam War draft dodger has left land and money to the town. But there's a catch. The money must be used to build a garden to honor draft dodgers.


Bronwyn (Lealee)
Valley of the Lost by Vicki Delany
In the bucolic mountain town of Trafalgar, British Columbia, a young woman is found dead of a heroin overdose, her baby lying at her side. While this should be an open-and-shut drug case, restraint marks on the victim suggest that the death might not have been completely accidental.As the...  more


Bronwyn (Lealee)
Winter of Secrets (Constable Molly Smith, Bk 3) by Vicki Delany
Siblings Wendy and Jason Wyatt-Yarmouth and their friends are in the peaceful mountain town of Trafalgar, B.C. enjoying a two-week vacation. Tragedy strikes the group of privileged students when two of them crash through the ice into the frozen river.


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Negative Image: A Constable Molly Smith Novel (Constable Molly Smith Novels) by Vicki...
As the mountain town of Trafalgar, British Columbia, shakes off a long hard winter, famous photographer Rudolph Steiner arrives to do a feature on mountain tourism. Steiner is accompanied by his assistant and sexy young wife, but he has another reason for the visit: to reconnect with the woman...  more


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Among the Departed: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery by Vicki Delany
† Fifteen years ago a young girl by the name of Moonlight Smith went to her best friend Nicky Nowak’s house for a sleepover. Moonlight joined the family for breakfast the following morning and was then picked up by her mother. Shortly after, Mr. Nowak went for a walk. † He was never...  more


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A Cold White Sun: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery (Constable Molly Smith Series) by V...
It?s the end of March and Trafalgar, British Columbia is preparing for the last influx of skiers for the season.† Schools are closed for a week: †teachers, parents, and students are preparing to relax at home or head off on vacation.But for Cathy Lindsay, the week of relaxation doesn?t work out...  more


Bronwyn (Lealee)
Under Cold Stone: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery (Constable Molly Smith Series) by V...
"A weekend getaway to the Rocky Mountains. A Scottish-inspired castle of carved stone, imposing turrets, liveried bellhops, and panoramic views. Perched on the verge of one of the world?s greatest wildernesses.† They?re an unlikely couple: Lucky Smith, passionate environmentalist, old-time...  more


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Unreasonable Doubt: A Constable Molly Smith Novel (Constable Molly Smith Novels) by V...
What would it be like to return to your hometown after twenty-five years in prison for a crime you have maintained you did not commit? And why would you? Walter Desmond is back in Trafalgar, British Columbia, having been officially exonerated when new evidence showed corruption at worst,...  more


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Shakespeare's Landlord (Lily Bard, Bk 1) by Charlaine Harris
Lily Bard is a loner. Other than the day-to-day workings of her cleaning and errand-running service, she pays little attention to the town around her. But when her landlord is murdered, Lily is singled out as the prime suspect, and proving her innocence will depend on finding the real killer in...  more


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Shakespeare's Champion (Lily Bard, Bk 2) by Charlaine Harris
There's something rotten in Shakespeare... Lily Bard was running from shattering memories when she moved to Shakespeare, Arkansas. Now cleaning houses pays her bills. Working out helps her heal. Still protecting her scars, she hides a hard body and impressive skill at martial arts under baggy...  more


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Shakespeare's Christmas (Lily Bard, Bk 3) by Charlaine Harris
What makes Charlaine Harris's Lily Bard novels stand out among traditional cozy mysteries is the decidedly noirish spin she puts on the seemingly typical charming southern town of Shakespeare, Arkansas, and on her heroine. Lily Bard, a karate devotee by choice and a cleaning woman by trade, is a...  more


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Shakespeare's Trollop (Lily Bard, Bk 4) by Charlaine Harris
Welcome back to Shakespeare - a charming Arkansas town with endless back roads, an eclectic mix of residents, and a dollop of noir. Featuring cleaning woman/karate expert Lily Bard, Charlaine Harris's series puts a unique spin on the traditional cozy to create mysteries that "work on every...  more


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Shakespeare's Counselor (Lily Bard, Bk 5) by Charlaine Harris
Cleaning woman and karate expert Lily Bard is a woman with a complicated past. Trying her best to cope with her terrifying memories and horrible nightmares, she decides to join a weekly group therapy session in her hometown of Shakespeare, Arkansas. At first, Lily can hardly believe the number...  more


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A Perfect Match by Jill McGown
After twenty-six years of marriage, Donald and Helen seek their pleasures elsewhere. But affairs turn decidedly insidious, when Donald's mistress, a rich widow, turns up murdered in a boating park, and Helen's missing young lover is the last to be seen with her, although the two had never met....  more


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Murder at the Old Vicarage by Jill McGown
A killing blow on the head took the life of Graham Estow, but the vicar and his wife were hardly grieved. He was the son-in-law who had severely beaten their daughter Joanna a few months ago. Unfortunately, it appears that someone very close to the household is the murderer, though no one is...  more


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Gone to Her Death by Jill McGown
"Another top-notch police procedural."PUBLISHERS WEEKLYWhen Diana Hamlyn's bludgeoned body is found on the playing field at the English school where her husband is deputy headmaster, detecting duo Inspecter Lloyd and Detective Judy Hill find a classroom full of suspects, including her grieving...  more


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The Murders of Mrs. Austin and Mrs. Beale by Jill McGown
Both victims were dishy, but that's all murder victims Leonora Austin, struggling artist, and Rosemary Beale, ex-call girl had in common. It's a disturbing case for newly promoted Detective Inspector Judy Hill, who knew Leonora, but also for her boyfriend, Detective Chief Inspector...  more


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The Other Woman by Jill McGown
When reporter Melissa Whitworth places an ad seeking to interview women whose men belong to someone else for a feature article, she never dreams that she will find herself face to face with her own husband's mistress. Nor that the young woman, Sharon Smith, will be murdered within hours of their...  more


Bronwyn (Lealee)
Murder...Now and Then (Lloyd and Hill, Bk 6) by Jill McGown
If ever anyone deserved to die, it was millionaire Victor Holyoak. Holyoak's favorite tactic was to kick people when they were down, then pick them up and kick them again. Now the great man himself was down -- brutally stabbed to death in his penthouse apartment. Detective Chief...  more


Bronwyn (Lealee)
A Shred of Evidence (Lloyd and Hill, Bk 7) by Jill McGown
Although the beginning of the new term at Oakland School in Stansfield, England, seems much as usual, it isn't. Handsome physical education instructor Colin Cochrane has just received yet another steamy anonymous letter. His wife is not amused. And a good-looking new English teacher, Patrick...  more


Bronwyn (Lealee)
Verdict Unsafe by Jill McGown
Jill McGown's subtle and compelling mysteries depict men and women whose dance to the music of passion sometimes leads to murder. In Verdict Unsafe, McGown once again evokes the gritty East Midlands inhabited by Detective Inspector Judy Hill and her supervisor and lover, Detective Chief...  more


Bronwyn (Lealee)
Plots and Errors (Lloyd and Hill, Bk 10) by Jill McGown
When the owners of a struggling detective agency are found asphyxiated in their car, Detective Chief Inspector Lloyd rejects the majority opinion that they committed suicide. And his theory -- that they were murdered -- becomes even more likely when the doomed couple's one client, wealthy...  more


Bronwyn (Lealee)
Picture of Innocence (Lloyd & Hill, Bk 10) by Jill McGown
East Midlands farmer Bernard Bailey, a violent man with a brutal temper, stands to pocket a hefty inheritance if he fathers a male child. After destroying one wife to achieve this end, Bailey turns his next marriage into a twisted business arrangement. If his new spouse produces a son, she will...  more


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Scene of Crime (Lloyd and Hill, Bk 11) (Large Print) by Jill McGown
Real-life crime has engulfed the domestic life of the Riverside Theatre players. For starters, there'ís the violent death of Estelle Bignall, the beautiful, neurotic wife of a well-to-do doctor (and aspiring resident playwright). In truth, suicide seemed more Estelle'ís lineó especially during...  more


Bronwyn (Lealee)
Births, Deaths and Marriages (A Lloyd and Hill Mystery) by Jill McGown
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Unlucky for Some (Lloyd and Hill, Bk 13) by Jill McGown
Michael Waterman is a self-made millionaire. His casinos and nightclubs ensure a constant flow of cash, and Waterman knows what he needs to do to keep it that way. So far, it seems, he has stayed on the right side of the law. Certainly, no one seriously suspects him of murdering bingo player...  more


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No Mark upon Her (Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James, Bk 14) (Larger Print) by Deborah Crom...
When a search-and-rescue team discovers a woman’s body in the river, Scotland Yard superintendent Duncan Kincaid finds himself heading an investigation fraught with complications. The victim, Rebecca Meredith, was a talented but difficult woman with many admirers—and just as...  more


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The Sound of Broken Glass (Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James, Bk 15) (Larger Print) by Deb...
In the past . . . On a blisteringly hot August afternoon in Crystal Palace, once home to the tragically destroyed Great Exhibition, a solitary thirteen-year-old boy meets his next-door neighbor, a recently widowed young teacher. Drawn together by loneliness, the unlikely pair forms a deep...  more


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To Dwell in Darkness (Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James, Bk 15) (Larger Print) by Deborah ...
Recently transferred to the London borough of Cam-den from Scotland Yard headquarters, superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his new murder investigation team are called to a deadly bombing at historic St. Pancras International Station. By fortunate coincidence, detective sergeant Melody Talbot,...  more

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