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1st Culprit: A Crime Writers' Annual
1st Culprit: A Crime Writers' Annual
Author: Liza Cody (Editor), Michael Z. Lewin (Editor)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 8
Review Date: 12/31/2005


Great selection of authors. Worth the time to read!


Affirmative Reaction (Tory Travers/David Alvarez, Bk 3)
Affirmative Reaction (Tory Travers/David Alvarez, Bk 3)
Author: Aileen Schumacher
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 9
Review Date: 5/15/2006


Well drawn characters with a different twist from the norm.


Behind Eclaire's Doors (Eclaire, Bk 1)
Behind Eclaire's Doors (Eclaire, Bk 1)
Author: Sophie Dunbar
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.6/5 Stars.
 6
Review Date: 4/19/2006


New Orleans high society fun romp of full of fun characters and well plotted mystery.


The Big Over Easy (Nursery Crime, Bk 1)
The Big Over Easy (Nursery Crime, Bk 1)
Author: Jasper Fforde
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 101
Review Date: 11/20/2011


Fforde's mix of reality and nursery crimes is an experience not to be missed. If you love literary illusions, but are amused by the ridiculous, this series is just for you. Everything that makes a good mystery is here along with a wacky sense of humor.


The Bottoms
The Bottoms
Author: Joe R. Lansdale
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 52
Review Date: 12/5/2009
Helpful Score: 2


Written in the manner of Harper Lee and William Faulkner, this takes you back to another time and place. Set in the East Texas in the depression of the 30's, murder by a serial killer within this small community becomes turning point of another story of a young boy growing up in rural America. Wonderfully and powerfully written, this will keep you on the edge of your seat.


Call the Dead Again (Meredith and Markby, Bk 11)
Call the Dead Again (Meredith and Markby, Bk 11)
Author: Ann Granger
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 27
Review Date: 12/31/2005
Helpful Score: 1


Small town mystery at it's best.


Carbs and Cadavers (Supper Club, Bk 1)
Carbs and Cadavers (Supper Club, Bk 1)
Author: J. B. Stanley
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 75
Review Date: 6/21/2010
Helpful Score: 2


If you ever tried to lose a few pounds, live on "diet" food or face the world believing you are fat, you will relate to these characters. Join their Supper Club, and enjoy both great recipes and a good mystery.


Cat in a Crimson Haze (Midnight Louie, Bk 4)
Cat in a Crimson Haze (Midnight Louie, Bk 4)
Author: Carole Nelson Douglas
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 31
Review Date: 2/4/2006


If you love cats, Midnight Louie is worth the read. He may be a loner, but he always comes through for his lady.


Cat Sitter on a Hot Tin Roof (Dixie Hemingway, Bk 4)
Cat Sitter on a Hot Tin Roof (Dixie Hemingway, Bk 4)
Author: Blaize Clement
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 52
Review Date: 6/16/2010
Helpful Score: 1


Clement makes you feel the heat, the fear and ask the same questions as Dixie does. If you love animals and wonder why people do the things they do, you will love this series of "Cat sitters" books.


Caught Dead in Philadelphia (Amanda Pepper, Bk 1)
Caught Dead in Philadelphia (Amanda Pepper, Bk 1)
Author: Gillian Roberts
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 59
Review Date: 2/1/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Quick paced story with believable characters.


Cause of Death (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 7)
Cause of Death (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 7)
Author: Patricia Cornwell
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/31/2005


Cornwell is gripping as always.


Chili Con Corpses  (A Supper Club Mystery, Bk 3)
Chili Con Corpses (A Supper Club Mystery, Bk 3)
Author: J. B. Stanley
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 43
Review Date: 6/21/2010


3rd in the series that just keeps getting better. If you ever tried to lose a few pounds, live on "diet" food or face the world believing you are fat, you will relate to these characters. Join their Supper Club, and enjoy both great recipes and a good mystery.


Creature Discomforts (Dog Lover's, Bk 13)
Creature Discomforts (Dog Lover's, Bk 13)
Author: Susan Conant
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 29
Review Date: 12/31/2005
Helpful Score: 1


Dog lovers of all breeds will enjoy this.


Cyanide Wells (Cape Perdido, Bk 2)
Cyanide Wells (Cape Perdido, Bk 2)
Author: Marcia Muller
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 36
Review Date: 3/31/2006


Worth the time it takes to read!


The Egypt Game
The Egypt Game
Author: Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 23
Review Date: 12/12/2006


Interesting story with lots of diverse characters. Well done!


Elementary, My Dear Watkins (Smart Chick, Bk 3)
Elementary, My Dear Watkins (Smart Chick, Bk 3)
Author: Mindy Starns Clark
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 57
Review Date: 12/8/2008


This third "Smart Chick" mystery is the best yet. This quickly moving story keeps you reading, while learn the answers to questions left from the first two books. Very enjoyable while providing answers for the lost and lonely seperated from those they love.


Fire Horse  (Coley Killebrew, Bk 2)
Fire Horse (Coley Killebrew, Bk 2)
Author: Bill Shoemaker
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 10/2/2010


Unexpected twists and turns take you from the Southern California racing scene to Chicogo and back, trying to save the horses, chasing the bad guys and wishing Coloey could stop walking into trouble. If you enjoy horses, racing and lots of action, this is a great read.


Fit To Die  (Supper Club, Bk 2)
Fit To Die (Supper Club, Bk 2)
Author: J. B. Stanley
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 6/21/2010
Helpful Score: 1


This 2nd book in the Suppler club mysteries touches on those who are making money in the "diet industry" that has developed around food and exercise. If you ever tried to lose a few pounds, live on "diet" food or face the world believing you are fat, you will relate to these characters. Join their Supper Club, and enjoy both great recipes and a good mystery.


Fudge Cupcake Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 5)
Fudge Cupcake Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 5)
Author: Joanne Fluke
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 332
Review Date: 4/19/2006


Yummy recipies to go with a delicious mystery.


The Girl in the Cellar (Miss Silver, Bk 32)
The Girl in the Cellar (Miss Silver, Bk 32)
Author: Patricia Wentworth
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 2/1/2006


Vintage Miss Silver. Worth the time to read if you like old ladies who always come through.


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