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Murder Passes The Buck - Deb Baker (2006)

‘Gertie Johnson may be outspoken, distrustful of banks, and a quick draw with the pepper spray, but she hasn’t lost her marbles. Her son Blaze, the sheriff in a backwoods community of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, is petitioning to become her legal guardian, but Gertie, a sassy sixty-six-year-old widow with a taste for detective work, has got bigger fish to fry: solving the murder of Chester Lampi who was shot dead in his deer blind. 407 more words

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Dying to Get Published - Judy Fitzwater (1995)

Jennifer Marsh has written at least eight novels but has had no luck publishing anything. Watching Oprah Windrey one say she sees a woman being interviewed who was falsely accused of murder and now has a best selling book. 227 more words

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A Journal of Sin - Darryl Donaghue (2014)

OK. Somewhere in England the village of Sunbury is cut off following a devastating storm which floods the surrounding countryside.
A policewoman, Sarah Gladstone, is visiting her mother and finds herself – along with the rest of the villagers – cut off from escape, electricity and communication. 324 more words

2010s

Never Preach Past Noon (Leigh Koslow #03) - Claire Edie (2000)

It’s really nice to have a series of books where you look forward to reading the next one.
Leigh Koslow’s Aunt Bess is on the board of ‘The New Millennium Church’. 215 more words

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Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes - Denise Grover Swank (2011)

Rose Gardner is a twenty-four year old innocent, living with her abusive and overly religious mother in Lafayette County, Arkansas. Her mother thinks Rose is demon possessed because she occasionally has visions of the future, as she does one morning at her job in the DMV office when a man called Daniel Crocker hands her his papers. 373 more words

2010s

Crimson Lake - Candice Fox (2017)

Ted Conkaffey – a working Sydney police officer with a wife and baby daughter – is wrongly arrested and charged with the rape of a thirteen year old girl. 270 more words

2010s

The Book Club Murders (Oakwood Mystery #1)

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By Leslie Nagel

In a charming cozy mystery series debut, Leslie Nagel’s irrepressible small-town heroine finds that her fellow mystery book club members may be taking their Agatha Christie a bit too literally—and murder a bit too lightly. 245 more words

3 Stars