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  • The morgue and me [downloadable ebook]

    The morgue and me2009

    by John C. Ford

    (710)

    Summary: Eighteen-year-old Christopher, who plans to be a spy, learns of a murder cover-up through his summer job as a morgue assistant and teams up with Tina, a gorgeous newspaper reporter, to investigate, despite great danger.

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  • Pride and premeditation [eBook]

    Pride and premeditation2021

    by Tirzah Price

    (5,076)

    Summary: When a scandalous murder shocks London high society, seventeen-year-old aspiring lawyer Lizzie Bennet seizes the opportunity to prove herself, despite the interference of Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, the...  more »

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  • Magic can be murder [downloadable ebook]

    Magic can be murder2009

    by Vivian Vande Velde

    (825)

    Summary: Set apart from other people because of their unusual abilities, Nola, a teenage witch, and her mother find themselves in great danger when Nola uses her power to call up images and witnesses a murder.

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  • Alex Cross, run [eBook]

    Alex Cross, run2013

    by James Patterson

    (62,806)

    Summary: Detective Alex Cross arrests renowned plastic surgeon Elijah Creem for sleeping with teenage girls. Now, his life ruined, Creem is out of jail, and he has made sure that no one will recognize him by...  more »

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  • Johnny Swanson [downloadable ebook]

    Johnny Swanson2011

    by Eleanor Updale

    (182)

    Summary: In 1929 England, eleven-year-old Johnny Swanson helps his widowed mother by starting a newspaper advertising scam, which leads him to a real-life murder mystery that places his mother in mortal danger.

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  • Jasper Jones [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Jasper Jones / a novel2011

    by Craig Silvey

    (29,471)

    Summary: In small-town Australia, teens Jasper and Charlie form an unlikely friendship when one asks the other to help him cover up a murder until they can prove who is responsible.

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  • The Hanging Woods [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The Hanging Woods / a novel2008

    by Scott Loring Sanders

    (281)

    Summary: In rural Alabama during the summer of 1975, three teenaged boys build a treehouse, try to keep a headless turkey alive, and become involved in a murder mystery.

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  • Hourglass [downloadable ebook]

    Hourglass2011

    by Myra McEntire

    (18,893)

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Emerson uses her power to manipulate time to help Michael, a consultant hired by her brother, to prevent a murder that happened six months ago while simultaneously navigating their undeniable attraction to one another.

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  • The afterlife [downloadable ebook]

    The afterlife2005

    by Gary Soto

    (1,591)

    Summary: A senior at East Fresno High School lives on as a ghost after his brutal murder in the restroom of a club where he had gone to dance.

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  • Rucker Park setup [downloadable ebook]

    Rucker Park setup2008

    by Paul Volponi

    (632)

    Summary: While playing in a crucial basketball game on the very court where his best friend was murdered, Mackey tries to come to terms with his own part in that murder and decide whether to maintain his...  more »

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  • The lying game [downloadable ebook]

    The lying game2010

    by Sara Shepard

    (39,522)

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Emma Paxton steps into the life of her long-lost twin Sutton to solve her murder, while Sutton looks on from her afterlife.

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  • Kiss me kill me [downloadable ebook]

    Kiss me kill me2008

    by Lauren Henderson

    (4,101)

    Summary: Longing to be part of the in-crowd at her exclusive London school, orphaned, sixteen-year-old Scarlett, a trained gymnast, eagerly accepts an invitation to a party whose disastrous outcome changes her life forever.

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  • Bang [downloadable ebook]

    Bang2007

    by Norah McClintock

    (287)

    Summary: Quentin is worried about his best friend JD, who has taken to increasingly dangerous behavior, but when the two are involved in a robbery and JD shoots a witness, Quentin is the one that the police suspect.

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  • Counterfeit son [downloadable ebook]

    Counterfeit son2000

    by Elaine Marie Alphin

    (1,048)

    Summary: When serial killer Hank Miller is killed in a shoot-out with police, his abused son Cameron adopts the identity of one of his father's victims in order to find a better life.

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  • Jekel loves Hyde [downloadable ebook]

    Jekel loves Hyde2010

    by Beth Fantaskey

    (6,941)

    Summary: As seventeen-year-old Jill Jekel and classmate Tristen Hyde work together on a chemistry project, hoping to win a scholarship for her and a cure for his curse, they also uncover family secrets and a chemistry of their own.

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  • Closed for the season [downloadable ebook]

    Closed for the season2009

    by Mary Downing Hahn

    (6,217)

    Summary: When thirteen-year-old Logan and his family move into a run-down old house in rural Virginia, he discovers that a woman was murdered there and becomes involved with his neighbor Arthur in a dangerous investigation to try to uncover the killer.

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  • The Liar Society [downloadable ebook]

    The Liar Society2011

    by Lisa Roecker

    (3,217)

    Summary: When Kate receives a mysterious e-mail from her dead friend Grace, she must prove that Grace's death was not an accident, but finds that her elite private school holds secrets so big people are willing to kill to protect them.

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  • Try dying [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Try dying / a novel2007

    by James Scott Bell

    (1,259)

    Summary: The premise of Try Dying is very intriguing. On a wet Tuesday morning in December, Ernesto Bonilla, twenty-eight, shot his twenty-three-year-old wife, Alejandra, in the backyard of their West 45th...  more »

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  • Thunderstruck [downloadable ebook]

    Thunderstruck2006

    by Erik Larson

    (43,473)

    Summary: Tells the interwoven stories of two men--Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of communication--whose lives...  more »

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  • Son of a gun [downloadable ebook] / a memoir

    Son of a gun / a memoir2013

    by Justin St. Germain

    (1,783)

    Summary: a-- before Distancing himself from the legendary town of his childhood, Justin makes another life a world away in San Francisco and achieves all the surface successes that would have filled his...  more »

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  • Naked heat [downloadable ebook]

    Naked heat2010

    by Richard Castle

    (24,999)

    Summary: When New York's most vicious gossip columnist, Cassidy Towne, is found dead, NYPD Homicide Detective Heat uncovers a gallery of high profile suspects, all with compelling motives for killing the most...  more »

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  • All-American murder [eBook] : the rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez, the superstar whose life ended on murderers' row

    All-American murder : the rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez, the superstar whose life ended on murderers' row2018

    by James Patterson

    Summary: Everyone thought they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was an NFL star who made the game of football look easy. Until he became the prime suspect in a gruesome murder. Rich with in-depth, on-the-ground...  more »

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  • The 13-minute murder [eBook] : thrillers

    The 13-minute murder : thrillers2019

    by James Patterson

    Summary: Dead man running: Psychiatrist Randall Beck specializes in PTSD cases--and his time is limited. Especially when he uncovers a plot to kill a presidential candidate.

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  • Juror #3 [eBook]

    Juror #32018

    by James Patterson

    Summary: Ruby Bozarth, a newcomer to Rosedale, Mississippi, is also fresh to the Mississippi Bar--and to the docket of Circuit Judge Baylor, who taps Ruby as defense counsel in a racially charged felony. The...  more »

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  • Fifty fifty [eBook]

    Fifty fifty2018

    by James Patterson

    Summary: "Sam Blue stands accused of the brutal murders of three young students, their bodies dumped near the Georges River. Only one person believes he is innocent: his sister, Detective Harriet Blue. And...  more »

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  • Down river [downloadable ebook]

    Down river2010

    by Karen Harper

    (794)

    Summary: "In the churning water, she felt her future slipping away...Attending a corporate retreat at a remote resort in Alaska, Lisa Vaughn is plunged into the frigid rapids of the Wild River. Swept away,...  more »

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  • Honour on trial [downloadable ebook] / the Shafia murders and the culture of honour killings

    Honour on trial / the Shafia murders and the culture of honour killings2012

    by Paul Schliesmann

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  • Glass houses [eBook]

    Glass houses2017

    by Louise Penny

    (47,595)

    Summary: "When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines one cold November day, Armand Gamache and the rest of the villagers are at first curious. Then wary. Through rain and sleet, the figure stands...  more »

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  • Gingerbread cookie murder [downloadable ebook]

    Gingerbread cookie murder2010

    by Joanne Fluke

    (7,916)

    Summary: Hannah Swensen of the Cookie Jar in Lake Eden, Minn., discovers her neighbor's head bashed in; Jaine Austen's holiday stay at her parents' home in the Tampa Vistas retirement community is enlivened...  more »

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  • A willing murder [eBook]

    A willing murder2018

    by Jude Deveraux

    (5,190)

    Summary: Sara Medlar is a household name in romance, with millions of books sold. But lately, retirement has been boring her and she's found herself back in her hometown of Lachlan, Florida, remodeling the...  more »

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  • Christmas cake murder [eBook]

    Christmas cake murder2018

    by Joanne Fluke

    (6,135)

    Summary: It's Christmas many years ago, and topping young Hannah Swensen's wish list is becoming the go-to baker in Lake Eden, Minnesota. But as Hannah finds out, revisiting holiday memories can be murder . ....  more »

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  • Raspberry danish murder [eBook]

    Raspberry danish murder2018

    by Joanne Fluke

    Summary: In the aftermath of her husband's disappearance, Hannah Swensen throws herself into a baking frenzy for the sake of pumpkin pie and Thanksgiving-themed treats. P.K., Ross's assistant at KCOW-TV, has...  more »

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  • Murder in paradise [eBook] : thrillers

    Murder in paradise : thrillers2018

    by James Patterson

    Summary: A collection of three novellas includes "The Lawyer Lifeguard," in which, after surviving a car bomb that killed his fiancee, defense lawyer Brian Lord takes a lifeguard job at the beach.

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  • Turkey trot murder [eBook]

    Turkey trot murder2017

    by Leslie Meier

    Summary: "Besides the annual Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving Day, Lucy expects the approaching holiday to be a relatively uneventful one until she finds beautiful Alison Franklin dead and frozen in Blueberry...  more »

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  • A justified murder [eBook]

    A justified murder2019

    by Jude Deveraux

    (3,143)

    Summary: The small town of Lachlan, Florida, was rocked last year when two bodies were uncovered in the roots of a fallen tree. Despite their lack of investigative experience, Sara Medlar; her niece, Kate;...  more »

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  • The murder room [downloadable ebook] / the heirs of Sherlock Holmes gather to solve the world's most perplexing cold cases

    The murder room / the heirs of Sherlock Holmes gather to solve the world's most perplexing cold cases2010

    by Mike Capuzzo

    (4,139)

    Summary: Documents the efforts of the Vidocq Society, an elite trio of gifted investigators, to solve such notorious cold cases as those of JonBenet Ramsey, the Butcher of Cleveland, and Jack the Ripper, and...  more »

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  • 12th of never [eBook]

    12th of never2013

    by James Patterson

    (38,514)

    Summary: A week after giving birth, Lindsay Boxer is investigating two cases: a grisly murder where the main suspect is an NFL player and an eccentric professor who thinks his dreams of a murder are real....  more »

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  • The 18th abduction [eBook]

    The 18th abduction2019

    by James Patterson

    Summary: Detective Lindsay Boxer and her husband Joe Molinari team up to protect San Francisco from an international war criminal in the newest Women's Murder Club thriller. For a trio of colleagues, an...  more »

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  • Murder below Montparnasse [downloadable ebook]

    Murder below Montparnasse2013

    by Cara Black

    (1,415)

    Summary: Soloing the detective agency when her long-term partner leaves for a new job, Aimee is hired by a mysterious elderly Russian man to protect a valuable painting that is stolen before Aimee can start...  more »

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  • Apple turnover murder [downloadable ebook]

    Apple turnover murder2010

    by Joanne Fluke

    (10,579)

    Summary: It's June in Lake Eden, Minnesota, and for Hannah Swensen, that means bridal showers galore, plus a massive fundraising event in need of confections--not to mention a killer who never learned that...  more »

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