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Mysteries

One for the Money

Author
Janet Evanovich

Staff Comment
First of the delightful Stephanie Plum novels. Read it and you'll be hooked!

Suggested by
Pat, East Shore Area Library

On the Ropes: Round One

Author
Tom Schreck

Staff Comment
A surprisingly good first book, fast paced and funny, with an involved plot that has little to do with boxing. Don't miss Round Two.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

The Prostitutes' Ball

Author
Stephen Cannell

Staff Comment
A very different Shane Scully story than usual -- light-hearted and funny, but still a great police drama.

Suggested by
Pat, East Shore Area Library

Sleeping the Churchyard Sleep

Author
Rett MacPherson

Staff Comment
Set in 1950s West Virginia, this is a rich and engaging novel about family, community and a long ago mystery.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

St. Patrick's Day Murder

Author
Leslie Meier

Staff Comment
The author blends Celtic culture and Irish folklore into this murder mystery set in a quaint Maine harbor town. Really enjoyable read.

Suggested by
Pat, East Shore Area Library

Sworn to Silence

Author
Linda Castillo

Staff Comment
This is a gripping story of serial murders committed in an idyllic Amish community. The ending will surprise you.

Suggested by
Pat, East Shore Area Library

Woof

Author
Spencer Quinn

Staff Comment
Told from the dog's point-of-view, Bowser finds a new home with young "Birdie" and together they solve a home town mystery.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

Dead Scared

Author
S.J. Bolton

Staff Comment
Det. Flint discovers her investigation is the mere tip of the most unspeakable crime imaginable.

Suggested by
Ginger, East Shore Area Library

The Secrets of Wishtide

Author
Kate Saunders

Staff Comment
A clever and charming new series featuring a widow and her cohorts solving crimes in Victorian England.

Suggested by
Phyllis