books about: whodunit
Dead on Ice (A Lovers in Crime Mystery Book 1)
Acorn Book Services, 2012
Dead on Ice is the first installment of Lauren Carr’s new series (Lovers in Crime) featuring Hancock County Prosecuting Attorney Joshua Thornton and Pennsylvania State Police homicide detective Cameron Gates. Spunky Cameron Gates is tasked with solving the murder of Cherry Pickens, a legendary star of pornographic films, whose body turns up in an abandoned freezer. The case has a personal connection to her lover, Joshua Thornton, because ...
Murder at Pride Lodge: A Kyle Callahan Mystery
MadeMark Publishing, 2012
Who killed Teddy the handyman – if anyone killed him at all? Was it Sid, one of the new owners of Pride Lodge whose past gets darker the closer you look? Was it the woman whose name was once Emily, when she witnessed the murder of her parents in a burglary gone bad, and who has waited thirty years for vengeance? Was it young Happy Corcoran, promoted to bartender only to vanish three days before Teddy was found dead at the bottom of the empty ...
The Cats that Surfed the Web (The Cats that . . . Cozy Mystery Book 1)
Forty four million dollars. A Victorian mansion. And a young career woman with cats. The prospect sounded like a dream come true; what could possibly go wrong? How could a friendly town’s welcome turn into a case of poisoning, murder, and deceit? When Katherine “Katz” Kendall, a computer professional in New York City, discovers she’s the sole heir of a huge inheritance, she can’t believe her good fortune. She’s okay with the ...
A Shot in the Bark: A Dog Park Mystery (Lia Anderson Dog Park Mysteries Book 1)
Would you recognize a serial killer if you met one? Talked to one every day? Artist Lia Anderson doesn’t, and neither does anyone else who frequents the Mount Airy Dog Park. But a violent death brings Detective Peter Dourson into the close-knit group, and he is convinced someone is not who they seem. As the investigation uncovers secrets, Lia struggles to cope with warring emotions while a killer watches and plans. (about 60,000 words)
Murder in the Winter (Book 2 Dekker Cozy Mystery Series)
A murderer delivers a note that he is about to commit a murder which no one can prevent. A heavy winter snowstorm both aids and impedes the police as they try to discern the relevance of footprints and tire tracks they find in the snow.
The Heiress of Linn Hagh: The First Detective Lavender Mystery (The Detective Lavender Mysteries Book 1)
Famelton Publishing, 2014
Northumberland, November 1809: A menacing figure stalks women through Hareshaw Woods and a beautiful, young heiress disappears from her locked bedchamber at Linn Hagh. The townsfolk cry 'witchcraft' and the local constabulary are baffled. Fearing for her safety, Helen Carnaby's worried uncle sends out for help from Bow Street magistrates' court in London. Detective Stephen Lavender and Constable Woods now face their toughest and most ...
A Wedding and a Killing (A Mac Faraday Mystery Book 8)
Acorn Book Services, 2014
When Mac Faraday decides to do something, there’s no stopping him … even murder! Not wanting to wait until their big day to start their life of wedded bliss, Mac Faraday and his lady love, Archie Monday, decide to elope to the little church where his ancestors had all married—along the tranquil shore of Deep Creek Lake. However, before they can say, “I do,” the sanctuary erupts into chaos when Gnarly finds a dead body in the church ...
Real Murder (A Lovers in Crime Mystery Book 2)
Acorn Book Services, 2014
When Homicide Detective Cameron Gates befriends Dolly, the little old lady who lives across the street, she is warned not to get lured into helping the elderly woman by investigating the unsolved murder of one of her girls. “She’s senile,” Cameron is warned. “It’s not a real murder.” Such is not the case. After Dolly is brutally murdered, Cameron discovers that the sweet blue-haired lady’s “girl” was a call girl, who had ...
Murder In The Library (Book 3 Dekker Cozy Mystery Series)
A man is found murdered in the locked library in his home. Surveillance cameras show that no one other than the deceased entered the library. The deceased left a clue for the police, only they cannot figure out what the clue means.
The Case of Moomah's Moolah (A Richard Sherlock Whodunit Book 2)
Creative Inc. Publishing, 2013
Richard Sherlock is back on the case of Moomah’s Moolah. It starts with a simple kidnapping, proceeds to a botched ransom drop, escalates to a safe deposit box theft, and culminates in a missing four-million- dollar diamond necklace. The timing is awful. It all goes down during Sherlock’s two summer weeks with his daughters, Kelly and Care. The suspects are worse; Tiffany’s half-uncles, half-aunts, and other half-wit relatives. And, ...
Strictly Murder (The Verity Long Mysteries Book 1)
The estate agent's details listed two reception rooms, kitchen and bath. What they failed to mention was the dead celebrity in the master bedroom. Personal assistant Verity Long's house hunt is about to turn into a hunt for a killer. It will take some fancy footwork to navigate the bitchy world of dance shows, television studios, and dangerously gorgeous male co-stars. When Verity looks like the killer's next tango partner, she discovers that ...
A Small Case of Murder (A Joshua Thornton Mystery Book 1)
Acorn Book Services, 2014
AUTHOR'S REVISED EDITION! Best-Selling Mystery Author Lauren Carr's debut novel, A Small Case of Murder (originally published in 2004) is set in the quaint West Virginia town of Chester, where everyone knows everyone, and there is never a secret that someone doesn’t know. In such an intimate town, how many suspicious deaths can be left unquestioned? Following his wife’s death, Joshua Thornton leaves a promising career in the U. S. ...
Old Loves Die Hard (A Mac Faraday Mystery Book 2)
Old Loves Die Hard…and in the worst places. In Old Loves Die Hard, Lauren Carr continues the rags-to-riches story of Mac Faraday, an underpaid homicide detective who inherits two-hundred-and-seventy million dollars and an estate on Deep Creek Lake, Maryland, from his birth mother on the day his divorce becomes final. Mac is settling nicely into his new life at Spencer Manor when his ex-wife Christine shows up—and she wants him back! ...
A Reunion to Die For (A Joshua Thornton Mystery Book 2)
Lauren Carr, 2014
High school cheerleader Tricia Wheeler didn’t make it to her graduation because a bullet went through her heart and killed her. Twenty years later, a journalist is investigating Tricia’s supposed suicide for a book. Suddenly, a second cheerleader is dead and the body count in the small West Virginia town continues to rise. For Joshua Thornton, the case is personal. The reopening of the Wheeler case stirs up memories and feelings for a ...
Hammered, Nailed and Screwed (A Designer Mystery)
“Your call is very important to us . . .” Interior decorator Laura Howard is receiving messages from her husband on her telephone answering machine. It’s his voice all right. But his ashes are in the urn on Laura’s fireplace mantel. . . Now wealthy from her husband’s life insurance benefits, Laura tries to put her life in order. She strains to keep her sense of humor and sanity as vandals destroy her car and burglars ransack her ...
The Murder at Sissingham Hall (An Angela Marchmont Mystery Book 1)
Clara Benson, 2013
On his return from South Africa, Charles Knox is invited to spend the weekend at the country home of Sir Neville Strickland, whose beautiful wife Rosamund was once Knox's fiancee. But in the dead of night Sir Neville is murdered. Who did it? As suspicion falls on each of the house guests in turn, Knox finds himself faced with deception and betrayal on all sides, and only the enigmatic Angela Marchmont seems to offer a solution to the mystery. ...
The Incident at Fives Castle (An Angela Marchmont Mystery Book 5)
Clara Benson, 2014
It is Hogmanay, and Angela Marchmont is at Fives Castle, the Scottish seat of the Earl of Strathmerrick, to see in the start of 1928. But when she finds out that the Foreign Secretary, the American Ambassador and the Head of British Intelligence are also among the guests, Angela begins to suspect that something momentous is afoot. Before long, they are all snowed in and a body is discovered, and Angela soon finds suspicion directed against ...
The Murders at Astaire Castle (A Mac Faraday Mystery Book 5)
Acorn Book Services, 2013
Never tell Mac Faraday not to do something. Spencer’s police chief, David O’Callaghan, learns this lesson the hard way when he orders Mac Faraday to stay away from the south end of Spencer’s mountaintop—even though he owns the property. It doesn’t take long for Mac to find out what lies on the other side of the stone wall and locked gate, on which hangs a sign warning visitors to Keep Out! Topping the list of the ten most haunted ...
The Lady Who Cried Murder (A Mac Faraday Mystery Book 6)
Acorn Book Services, 2014
Fame comes at a price. Some pay with their privacy. Others pay with their pride. Khloe Everest paid with her life. Determined to get her pretty face in front of the cameras, Khloe Everest fakes an abduction only to make a grand entrance in the midst of a press conference held by Spencer's Police Chief David O'Callaghan. Three years later, after failing to catapult her notoriety into a long-lasting celebrity, Khloe Everest returns to ...
Bicycle Shop Murder (Greg Tenorly Suspense Book 1)
BICYCLE SHOP MURDER - Greg Tenorly Suspense Series - Book 1. Suspense with a touch of romance. Description: Greg Tenorly lives a quiet and lonely life in a small East Texas town, until he is selected as a juror for a murder trial. A beautiful, mysterious redhead befriends him, and seems to have a romantic interest. But is she merely using him to influence the outcome of the trial? By the end of the first week, three people connected with the ...
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