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Murder In My Backyard

Author : Ann Cleeves
ISBN : 9781447253204
Genre : Fiction
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Murder in My Backyard is the second mystery novel in the Inspector Ramsay series by Ann Cleeves, author of the Shetland and Vera Stanhope crime series. No one in Heppleburn has a bad word to say about Alice Parry . . . but here she is, murdered in her own backyard on a bitter St. David’s Eve. When detective Stephen Ramsay starts asking questions in the village, a more ambiguous picture begins to emerge. Yes, old Mrs. Parry was loved by everyone, but sometimes her kindness had caused trouble. Yes, her two nephews were devoted to her, but they didn’t really want her interfering in their rather complicated personal lives. Even among her neighbours, Alice Parry’s helpfulness had sometimes misfired; and after her death, tension tight as a clenched fist grips the uneasy village. Meanwhile, the suspects keep rolling in, and Heppleburn’s friendly neighbourhood killer continues his nasty piece of work . . .
Category: Fiction

Murder In Your Own Backyard

Author : Norman V. Kelly
ISBN : OCLC:56998813
Genre : Murder
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Stories of 18 solved murder cases from the Central Illinois area occuring between 1860 and 2002.
Category: Murder

A Wee Murder In My Shop

Author : Fran Stewart
ISBN : 9781101639528
Genre : Fiction
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FIRST IN A NEW SERIES! Hamelin, Vermont, isn’t the most likely place for bagpipes and tartan, but at Peggy Winn’s ScotShop, business is booming… While on a transatlantic hunt for some authentic wares to sell at her shop, Peggy is looking to forget her troubles by digging through the hidden treasures of the Scottish Highlands. With so many enchanting items on sale, Peggy can’t resist buying a beautiful old tartan shawl. But once she wraps it around her shoulders, she discovers that her purchase comes with a hidden fee: the specter of a fourteenth-century Scotsman. Unsure if her Highland fling was real or a product of an overactive imagination, Peggy returns home to Vermont—only to find the dead body of her ex-boyfriend on the floor of her shop. When the police chief arrests Peggy’s cousin based on some incriminating evidence, Peggy decides to ask her haunting Scottish companion to help figure out who really committed the crime—before anyone else gets kilt…
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You Owe Me A Murder

Author : Eileen Cook
ISBN : 9781328519023
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On a school trip to London that includes her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend, Kim meets risk-taker Nicki, who proposes a diabolical deal.

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Author : Gale Group
ISBN : 0810382350
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Provides synopses for over 1,500 titles of current popular fiction and recommends other books by such criteria as authors, characters portrayed, time period, geographical setting, or genre
Category: Literary Criticism

Murder At Oklahoma

Author : Jack M. Bickham
ISBN : 0425163814
Genre : Fiction
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Popularly mistaken for a pretty dumb blonde at the University of Oklahoma, doctoral candidate Phyllis "Flip" Ryan wins a reputation for brains through her investigation into the murder of a haughty, unpopular female English professor. Original.
Category: Fiction

The Dead Hollywood Moms Society

Author : Lindsay Maracotta
ISBN : 0688144985
Genre : Fiction
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When a glamorous neighbor is found dead in Lucy Freer's pool, Lucy, an animation filmmaker and Hollywood mom, goes beneath the veneer of Tinseltown family values into a world of greed, ruthlessness, and sex to find a killer.
Category: Fiction

The Ethics Of Murder

Author : Prince Hopkins
ISBN : UCR:31210015389479
Genre : Draft
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In Her Own Backyard

Author : Howard R. Lemcke
ISBN : 0425216462
Genre : True Crime
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Tells how a supposedly "perfect husband" murdered his wife for the insurance money, attempting to make it look like an accident, and how the state prosecutor built a case that brought him to justice. Reprint.
Category: True Crime

Murder Anonymous

Author : Lucy Beatrice Malleson
ISBN : UCAL:$B120343
Genre : Crook, Arthur (Fictitious character)
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A Vote For Murder

Author : Donald Bain
ISBN : 0451213033
Genre : Fiction
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In Washington to support a senator's new literacy initiative, Jessica Fletcher finds the body of the senator's chief of staff during a party at the senator's Virginia home, and embarks on an investigation.
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The Glass Room

Author : Ann Cleeves
ISBN : 9780230763098
Genre : Fiction
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The Glass Room is the fifth book in Ann Cleeves’ Vera Stanhope series – which is now a major ITV detective drama starring Brenda Blethyn as Vera. Sometimes crime strikes too close to home . . . DI Vera Stanhope is not one to make friends easily, but her neighbours keep her well-supplied in homebrew and conversation. But when one of them goes missing, her path leads her to more than a missing friend . . . Vera tracks the young woman down to the Writer’s House, a country retreat for aspiring authors. Things get complicated when a body is discovered and Vera’s neighbour is found with a knife in her hand. Calling in the team, Vera knows that she should hand the case over. She’s too close to the main suspect. But the investigation is too tempting and she’s never been one to follow the rules. Vera must find a killer who has taken murder off the page and is making it real . . . Enjoy more of Vera Stanhope’s investigations with The Crow Trap, Telling Tales, Hidden Depths, Silent Voices, Harbour Street, The Moth Catcher, The Seagull and The Darkest Evening.
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Silent Voices

Author : Ann Cleeves
ISBN : 9780230758100
Genre : Fiction
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Silent Voices is the fourth book in Ann Cleeves’ Vera Stanhope series – which is now a major ITV detective drama starring Brenda Blethyn as Vera. No murder is ever simple . . . When DI Vera Stanhope finds the body of a woman in the sauna room of her local gym, at first, she thinks it is a death from natural causes. But then Vera spots ligature marks around the victim’s throat and has another murder case on her hands. The victim is Jenny Lister, who was an experienced social worker, but her neighbours are quick to inform Vera about Jenny’s involvement in a notorious case. A young child tragically died and a member of Jenny’s team was subsequently fired and vilified by the media. As Vera tries to pry information from the secretive community another body is found, and Vera finds herself in a race against time to stop the killer. Enjoy more of Vera Stanhope's investigations with The Crow Trap, Telling Tales, Hidden Depths, The Glass Room, Harbour Street, The Moth Catcher, The Seagull, and The Darkest Evening.
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British Or American English

Author : John Algeo
ISBN : 9781139457323
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Speakers of British and American English display some striking differences in their use of grammar. In this detailed survey, John Algeo considers questions such as: •Who lives on a street, and who lives in a street? •Who takes a bath, and who has a bath? •Who says Neither do I, and who says Nor do I? •After 'thank you', who says Not at all and who says You're welcome? •Whose team are on the ball, and whose team isn't? Containing extensive quotations from real-life English on both sides of the Atlantic, collected over the past twenty years, this is a clear and highly organized guide to the differences - and the similarities - between the grammar of British and American speakers. Written for those with no prior knowledge of linguistics, it shows how these grammatical differences are linked mainly to particular words, and provides an accessible account of contemporary English in use.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Murder Applied For

Author : Lloyd Biggle, Jr.
ISBN : 9781434443458
Genre : Fiction
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The patrol car swerved, came to a halt; Ron Webber opened his eyes and looked about dazedly: "Where are we?" "Municipal Hospital," the officer said. The ceremony was brief: the sheet was raised, and Webber glanced and nodded: "It's him. It's Frank..." Webber performs background checks for insurance companies, alongside his best friend, Frank Milford. Now Frank's dead, and so's the young woman whom he was investigating. Ron wants to know why, and teams up with Homicide Lieut. Robert Hendricks to search for answers. But Ron's father, Chief of Police in Carter City, objects to his son playing detective. As the body count mounts, Ron suddenly realizes he's on his own! A thrilling mystery novel by a first-rate storyteller--now published for the very first time!
Category: Fiction

Bake Sale Murder

Author : Leslie Meier
ISBN : 9780758287663
Genre : Fiction
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Ever since local developer Fred Stanton and his wife, Mimi, built five modular homes next door to Lucy Stone's farmhouse, life just hasn't been the same. With Mimi complaining about everything from the state of Lucy's lawn to another neighbor's lovable dog, quaint Tinker's Cove, Maine, is now entangled in cul-de-sac politics and backstabbing. And when Mimi doesn't show up for her shift at The Hat and Mitten Fund bake sale, the scent of burnt sugar leads Lucy to a shocking discovery: Mimi, face down on her kitchen floor--with a knife in her back. While the police start their investigation, Lucy gets busy writing up the murder for the local Pennysaver--and following a few leads of her own. Lucy knows the women in her neighborhood didn't like Mimi, but they certainly didn't want her dead. . .right? "I like Lucy Stone a lot, and so will readers." --Carolyn Hart "Leslie Meier writes with sparkle and warmth." --Chicago Sun Times "Mothers everywhere will identify with Lucy Stone and the domestic problems she encounters." --Publishers Weekly
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Margaritas And Murder

Author : Jessica Fletcher
ISBN : 0451216628
Genre : Fiction
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Heading to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, for a peaceful vacation and a visit with her close friends, Vaughan and Olga Buckley, mystery writer Jessica Fletcher draws on her powers of detection when Vaughan is kidnapped for a huge ransom.
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The Cinderella Murder

Author : Mary Higgins Clark
ISBN : 9781476763705
Genre : Fiction
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In this collaboration between “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark and bestselling author Alafair Burke, “the snappy pace, layered characters, and many plot surprises will keep readers guessing in this fascinating mystery” (Booklist). Television producer Laurie Moran is delighted when the pilot for her reality drama, Under Suspicion, is a success. Even more, the program—a cold case series that revisits unsolved crimes by recreating them with those affected—is off to a fantastic start when it helps solve an infamous murder in the very first episode. Now Laurie has the ideal case to feature in the next episode of Under Suspicion: the Cinderella Murder. When Susan Dempsey, a beautiful and multi-talented UCLA student, was found dead, her murder raised numerous questions. Why was her car parked miles from her body? Had she ever shown up for the acting audition she was due to attend at the home of an up-and-coming director? Why does Susan’s boyfriend want to avoid questions about their relationship? Was her disappearance connected to a controversial church? Was she close to her computer science professor because of her technological brilliance, or something more? And why was Susan missing one of her shoes when her body was discovered? With the help of Under Suspicion host Alex Buckley, Laurie knows the case will attract great ratings, especially when the former suspects include Hollywood’s elite and tech billionaires. The suspense and drama are perfect for the silver screen—but is Cinderella’s murderer ready for a close-up? Together Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke deliver “plenty of intrigue and excitement” (Publishers Weekly) in this exciting start to a new series that will keep you guessing until the final page.
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