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Murder At The Breakers

Author : Alyssa Maxwell
ISBN : 9780758290830
Genre : Fiction
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As the nineteenth century comes to a close, the illustrious Vanderbilt family dominates Newport, Rhode Island, high society. But when murder darkens a glittering affair at their summer home, reporter Emma Cross learns that sometimes the cream of the crop can curdle one’s blood . . . Newport, Rhode Island, August 1895: She may be a less well-heeled relation, but as second cousin to millionaire patriarch Cornelius Vanderbilt, twenty-one-year-old Emma Cross is on the guest list for a grand ball at the Breakers, the Vanderbilts’ summer home. She also has a job to do—report on the event for the society page of the Newport Observer. But Emma observes much more than glitz and gaiety when she witnesses a murder. The victim is Cornelius Vanderbilt’s financial secretary, who plunges off a balcony faster than falling stock prices. Emma’s black sheep brother Brady is found in Cornelius’s bedroom passed out next to a bottle of bourbon and stolen plans for a new railroad line. Brady has barely come to before the police have arrested him for the murder. But Emma is sure someone is trying to railroad her brother and resolves to find the real killer at any cost . . . “Sorry to see the conclusion of Downton Abbey? Well, here is a morsel to get you through a long afternoon. Brew some Earl Grey and settle down with a scone with this one.” —Washington Independent Review of Books
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Among The Breakers

Author : George Melville Baker
ISBN : UIUC:30112041560738
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The Breakers Of The Yoke

Author : J. S. MacIntosh
ISBN : COLUMBIA:CR59890762
Genre : Reformation
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Cast Upon The Breakers

Author : Horatio Alger
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It was not till the latter part of the afternoon that the casket arrived. Rodney was occupied with a recitation, and it was only in the evening that he got an opportunity to open it. There was a pearl necklace, very handsome, a pair of bracelets, two gold chains, some minor articles of jewelry and a gold ring.
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Beyond The Breakers

Author : Robert Dale Owen
ISBN : MINN:31951002184427M
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Through The Breakers

Author : Richard Bulkeley (novelist.)
ISBN : OXFORD:600056180
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Florida Is Murder

Author : Diane Capri
ISBN : 9780988234680
Genre : Fiction
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Double Down with this Florida Mystery Thriller Double Feature from Bestselling Authors Diane Capri and Christine Kling! "Intricate and ingenious — make some coffee, because you'll read all night." —Lee Child, #1 Worldwide Bestselling author of 18 Jack Reacher thrillers Where Florida is Murder and Justice Rules! For fans of Lee Child, John Grisham, Clive Cussler and John D. MacDonald More than 90 combined 5-Star Reviews!! DUE JUSTICE is the first legal thriller featuring Judge Willa Carson. When a famous plastic surgeon's decomposed body surfaces in Tampa Bay with a bullet in its head, Willa's "little sister" is caught in a high-stakes game of greedy lawyers, blackmail and deceit. Fiercely independent Carly becomes the number one suspect. When Carly asks Willa for due justice, Willa has everything to lose. But she risks it all to uncover the conspiracy and keep Carly alive. Willa Carson knows she's bullet proof, except when due justice rules from the grip of a gun. SURFACE TENSION is the first sea adventure in this four-book suspense series featuring Florida tug and salvage captain Seychelle Sullivan. Working as she does in a man's world, Seychelle has to work twice as hard just to compete. Some have even called her reckless. In her view, she's just doing her job, salvaging boats and people's lives. Years ago Seychelle Sullivan had the chance to save someone's life. But on that summer night in Florida, lost in a world of teenage resentment and loneliness, Seychelle was not able to feel any pain but her own. Today Seychelle captains her father’s forty-six-foot salvage boat out of Fort Lauderdale’s New River. But she’s never escaped that one moment when she could have made a difference and didn’t. She's never going to make that mistake again. BONUS: Eavesdrop on the continuing conversation between Diane Capri and Christine Kling! Double your reading pleasure! Grab your copy today! Lee Child, Circle of Bones, action, romance, suspense, thriller, mystery, Florida, Michigan, adoption, secret baby, women sleuth, legal thriller, John Grisham, thriller series, mystery series, romantic suspense series, romantic suspense, hepatitis, medical mystery, medical thriller, psychological thriller, strong female, strong female protagonist, police procedural, thriller and suspense, vigilante justice, crime, action packed, private investigators, lawyer, police officer, FBI agents, Alaska, hard-boiled, cozy, legal, medical, suspense, suspense series, spies, tech, techno, technology, crime, financial, murder, theft, litigator, judge, juror, death, due justice, secret justice, twisted justice, wasted justice, mistaken justice, deadly dozen, deadly, gun, killer, sniper, shot, deadly, parenting, relationships, crime fiction, crime novel, kidnapping, serial killers, heist, series, women's fiction, detective, conspiracy, political, terrorism, contemporary, genre fiction, United States
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Blueprint For Murder

Author : Roger Bax
ISBN : 9781848583634
Genre : Fiction
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Arcturus Crime Classics showcase unjustly neglected works by great writers from the 1930s - the so-called golden age of crime writing - through to the 1970s. From conventional whodunnits to slick thrillers, the series encompasses every facet of this ever-popular genre. Wealthy industrialist Charles Collison is found bludgeoned to death short...
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Murder Most Frothy

Author : Cleo Coyle
ISBN : 1101220473
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Clare Cosi’s new friend, millionaire David Mintzer, has an offer no New York barista could turn down: an all-expenses-paid summer away from the sticky city. At his Hamptons mansion, she’ll relax, soak up the sun, and, oh yes, train the staff of his new restaurant. So Clare packs up her daughter, her former mother-in-law, and her special recipe for iced coffee—for what she hopes will be one de-latte-ful summer… Soon, Clare tends the coffee bar at her first Hamptons gala. But the festivities come to a bitter end when an employee turns up dead in David’s bathroom—a botched attempt on the millionaire’s life. Thanks to the Fourth of July fireworks no one heard any gunshots, and the police are stuck in holiday traffic. Concerned for everyone’s safety, Clare begins to investigate. What she finds will keep her up at night—and it’s not the java jitters....
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Miami It S Murder

Author : Edna Buchanan
ISBN : 9781626812444
Genre : Fiction
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Edgar Award Finalist: A Florida crime reporter juggles multiple mysteries in a novel that “pulses with excitement, grit and vérité” (Faye Kellerman, New York Times–bestselling author). On the police beat for her Miami newspaper, Cuban-born Britt Montero has a lot on her hands. She’s investigating a series of bizarre deaths involving sex, electrocution, and freshly poured concrete. As if that isn’t enough, there’s the long-unsolved murder of a young girl that may implicate the frontrunner in the governor’s race. And at the same time, she’s on the trail of a serial rapist—who targets her in retaliation for her stories . . . In this novel, the author of The Corpse Had a Familiar Face offers “crime fiction that matches the high level of her Pulitzer prize–winning crime reporting” (Publishers Weekly). “Buchanan is very good at capturing the flavor of South Florida and Miami, and her experience as a crime reporter makes her characters convincing.” —Library Journal “First-rate mystery fiction.” —Booklist
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Murder Stalks A Beloved Child

Author : AnnieMae Robertson
ISBN : 9780595602599
Genre : Fiction
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In this fourth Georgie/Michelangelo mystery, AnnieMae Robertson takes them back to Georgie's hometown. In an attempt to dispel some of the grief following the lengthy illness and subsequent death of her younger daughter, Michelangelo-ever the compassionate man-surprises Georgie with the purchase of a house in the small beach town where she had grown up. During her first walk down along the waters edge she encounters a frightened young woman, Jessie, who involves them in researching her memory loss. While Georgie befriends the girl, Michelangelo follows bits of information to the town of Rayette in upstate New York, where the mystery deepens and quickly propels them into grave danger.
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Murder Casts A Shadow

Author : Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl
ISBN : 9780824863685
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New Year’s Eve, 1934. While Honolulu celebrates with champagne and fireworks, someone is making away with the Bishop Museum’s portrait of King Kalakaua and its curator. A series of brutal murders follows, and an unlikely pair, newspaper reporter Mina Beckwith and visiting playwright Ned Manusia, find themselves investigating a twisted trail of clues in an attempt to recover the painting and uncover the killer. Honolulu in the 1930s is a unique (and volatile) mix of the provincial and the urban, East and West, islander and mainlander. Mina and Ned, both of Polynesian descent, confront the complexities and contradictions of Island life as their investigation takes them into the heart of Honolulu society and close-knit local families, whose intricate histories and relationships will have a direct impact on future lives and events. A lively cast of characters aids Mina and Ned in their search for answers: Cecily Chang, an antiques and explosives expert, steers them through Chinatown’s back alleys; Hinano Kahana, a hula chanter and dancer, brings Ned closer to solving an ancient riddle; Mina’s grandmother, Hannah, helps them unlock a secret from the past. Prewar Honolulu comes to life in this thoroughly entertaining mystery that evokes a colorful bygone era. The Mina Beckwith and Ned Manusia series continues with Murder Leaves Its Mark, available September 2011.
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Murder At Moot Point

Author : Marlys Millhiser
ISBN : 9781504010245
Genre : Fiction
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Hollywood agent Charlie Greene gets tangled up in a world of holistic intervention, out-of-body experiences, and murder in this thrilling paranormal mystery Hollywood literary agent and single mother Charlie Greene heads out of town to fog-bound Moot Point, Oregon, to meet a client, reclusive New Age author Jack Monroe. But Charlie barely has time to sample a veggie meal and bond with Jack’s bronze Buddha statue before she runs into trouble: Local gossip Georgette Glick and her Schwinn bicycle have just been found under the wheels of Charlie’s Toyota—which makes Charlie the prime suspect in Georgette’s murder. Luckily, Moot Point sheriff Bennett discovers that Glick was shot, not run over, so Charlie is in the clear. But there are still too many unanswered questions. Who delivered the fatal bullet to Glick’s head? And why was the seventy-eight-year-old riding her bike on a night with zero visibility in the first place? Alongside Sheriff Bennett, whose interest in Charlie seems decidedly more than professional, she resolves to find the murderer among the town’s eccentrics, who include the suspiciously nongrieving widower, a holistic veterinarian, the victim’s terrified neighbor, and a Byronic artist whose painting of a century-old local shipwreck matches the one in Charlie’s recent nightmares. With the killer still at large, Charlie may be tempting an out-of-body experience of her own in this quirky and suspenseful novel.
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Palm Beach Confidential Murder Intrigue And Forgery On Paradise Island

Author : Robert Mykle
ISBN : 9780893348571
Genre : True Crime
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Against the backdrop of a grisly Palm Beach murder scene, art gallery owner and private detective Maxie Roberts sets out to catch a killer. Palm Beach art gallery owner Maxie Roberts has just come from an ugly murder scene. Not only has his wealthy socialite client been brutally slain in the boudoir of her Palm Beach mansion, but Maxie suspects the paintings she hired him to appraise are forgeries. When he discovers that the fake paintings were substituted for the real ones, Maxie is determined to find the original art works – and catch himself a forger and a murderer. And with Maxie’s obsessive detective work poised to douse the flames of his relationship with sexy attorney Kathy Kramer, the heroic sleuth is drawn into a high-stakes murder case that threatens not only his fortune, but his very life. With an intimate knowledge of Palm Beach – a town where nothing is as it appears to be – author Robert Mykle styles a suspenseful, fast-moving tale in the style of Roman Polanski’s “Chinatown.”
Category: True Crime