December 16th, 2017
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December brings fabulous reads!

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Ex-NFL star + snarky single mom = a touchdown of a holiday romance

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The vampires are coming... and this time, the lights won't stop them.

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The owner of a delightful Southern café tastes the sharp sting of suspicion in this delectable comfort food mystery...

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This holiday season, love is on the menu.

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A Spartan heart can conquer anything, even myths, magic, and monsters.

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There’s nothing like a firefighting cowboy to keep you toasty warm this Christmas...


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Duke With Benefits
by Manda Collins
"A mathematical genius and an intrigued Duke will seek a treasure and to solve a murder."
Posted November 8, 2017

In the second book of Studies in Scandal, Ms. Collins has introduced a hero whose mathematical skills put her far above the norm. As one of the heiresses who has inherited Beauchamp House, Lady Daphne Forsythe has been able to Read more...

Highland Dragon Warrior
by Isabel Cooper
"The battle between England and Scotland rages on"
Posted September 20, 2017

Cathal MacAlaisdair was fighting against the English with his best friend, Fergus, by his side. In one battle, they meet a wizard who uses magic against Fergus. Reluctantly, Cathal leaves the war behind and returns to his home while he seeks to find someone who can reverse the magic used Read more...

Highland Dragon Warrior
by Isabel Cooper
"A dragon and an alchemist must defeat an evil mage."
Posted September 4, 2017

Sophia Metzger has traveled from France to Loch Arach to further her knowledge of alchemy. As a Jewish woman, she is risking her life to make this journey with her friend, Alice. Sophie has studied hard to learn what she can of alchemy but the bias against women studying the Read more...

A Tale of Two Kitties
by Sofie Kelly
"Ms. Kelly continues her highly successful series with another winning tale."
Posted September 4, 2017

Kathleen Paulsen has managed to overcome the problems between her and Marcus. They had butted heads more than once over her interference in his investigations. They were seriously dating and life was good. Now, another investigation has cropped up involving the death of the grandfather of one Kathleen's favorite Read more...

The Skeleton Haunts a House
by Leigh Perry
"Sid is on the job when a young woman is found dead in a haunted house."
Posted March 16, 2016

Georgia and her skeleton, Sid, are attending the haunted house's opening night on campus. Not only is her daughter working there but Georgia's sister is in charge. When a dead body is found, everyone has to prevent the cops from finding out about Sid's presence. Using her Read more...

The Brimstone Deception
by Lisa Shearin
"Open a brimstone pit and the devil will have his due."
Posted February 23, 2016

Makenna Fraser is having lunch with Rake Danescu. A lunch she didn't tell her partner Ian about. She is humiliated and annoyed to see Ian and Kylie, another co-worker, at a table in the restaurant. During the lunch, a man goes crazy insisting there are supernatural creatures there Read more...

A Talent For Trickery
by Alissa Johnson
"Scotland Yard's interactions with a criminal mastermind will lead to surprising revelations."
Posted February 17, 2016

Owen Renderwell once worked for Scotland Yard. His work won him the title of Viscount, and while he no longer works for the Yard, his help has been requested in a series of baffling robberies and a murder. A series of coded letters have been found which has such a Read more...

Say Yes To The Death
by Susan McBride
"A reluctant bridesmaid finds the wedding planner dead."
Posted February 17, 2016

Andy Kendricks doesn't want to attend a society wedding, but her mother drags her along. The next thing she knows, Andy is roped into being a bridesmaid. Things get even worse when she learns the wedding planner is Olivia LaBelle. Olivia made Andy's life a living hell in Read more...

Fat Tuesday Fricassee
by J.J. Cook
"Mobile's Mardi Gras celebration leads to a death of a young man."
Posted February 17, 2016

Zoe Chase is thrilled to be selected as a food truck for the Mobile Mardi Gras celebrations. Her biscuit bowls are her way to a rosier future. She isn't quite so thrilled by the food inspector who keeps hanging around watching her and giving her bad marks. With her Read more...

Alien in Chief
by Gini Koch
"Kitty's peaceful life is interrupted by the Mastermind who is killing people with an alien flu."
Posted January 12, 2016

Kitty and Jeff have been enjoying a relatively quiet few months. Kitty is working with some of her friends to expose the Mastermind, but they haven't had much luck finding the evidence they need, and just when it appears life has settled, an assassin who looks a lot like Read more...

Trimmed With Murder
by Sally Goldenbaum
"The Seaside Knitters will work together to identify a killer."
Posted January 7, 2016

The Seaside Knitters are getting ready for the town tree trimming competition when two new people arrive. Izzy's younger brother, Charlie, who has been missing from their lives for a long time and a hitchhiker he picked up on the road, Amber Hanson. Amber has returned to Read more...

Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen
by Vicki Delany
"Rudolph, New York is under attack by a madman set on destroying the Christmas celebrations."
Posted January 7, 2016

Merry Wilkinson has returned to her hometown of Rudolph, New York and opened a gift shop with uniquely crafted gifts and decorations. She is excited about the annual Christmas parade. Merry grew up in an unusual family. Her father, Noel, has been the town Santa for years. Her mother is Read more...

A Likely Story
by Jenn McKinlay
"Lindsay attempts to save a friend and ends up in murder investigation"
Posted January 7, 2016

Jenn McKinlay comes to us in hardcover with her sixth Library Lover's Mystery. Librarian Lindsay Norris is delivering some books to two reclusive brothers, Stewart and Peter. She is always met on the dock by Stewart, until today. When Stewart fails to show up, she and Sully Read more...

Pouncing on Murder
by Laurie Cass
"It's spring in Michigan and someone is cleverly killing some of the bookmobile customers."
Posted January 7, 2016

Maple sap is running in Chilson, MI, and Minnie is taking out the bookmobile and visiting all her customers. Henry Gill is a gruff man who never says anything nice, but he presents Minnie with some maple syrup. When Henry dies unexpectedly, Minnie is saddened. The man who tried to Read more...

Miss Ruffles Inherits Everything
by Nancy Martin
"An unexpected death and a dog with a fortune causes life to go haywire for Sunny McKillip."
Posted January 7, 2016

Sunny McKillip moved to Texas to take a position as a professor's assistant. When the professor is fired, Sunny lands a job as a personal assistant to the local matriarch of Mule Stop's society. Honeybelle Hensley is loved by many, but hated by others. When Honeybelle's daughter Read more...

From Bad to Wurst
by Maddy Hunter
"Emily Miceli has to brave Oktoberfest with her seniors and a murderer on the loose."
Posted January 7, 2016

Emily and Etienne Miceli are taking their seniors through Germany during Oktoberfest, and they are sharing their tour with a couple of different bands who are performing at some of their stops. The seniors from Iowa are always up for a little beer! Everyone is heading to their hotel when Read more...

Heart Legacy
by Robin D. Owens
"The world of Celta is facing a political crisis which places two lovers in a deadly situation."
Posted December 15, 2015

The Yew family has seemingly withdrawn from society and remains secluded on their estate. Loridana should be instated as the GrandLady Yew, but her family resists all her efforts. Despite their machinations, Loridana is making her own plans. For years, Loridana has been raised to revere her heritage but none Read more...

Trick or Deadly Treat
by Livia J. Washburn
"When the local vet is arrested, Phyllis and Sam jump into the investigation."
Posted December 10, 2015

Phyllis tries her best not to be part of the investigation into the death of a local surgeon but nothing goes as planned. Phyllis and Carolyn are gearing up for another baking competition while Sam is looking for a dog to adopt. Sam has brought Phyllis to the local shelter Read more...

Look Both Ways
by Carol J. Perry
"Lee Barrett's purchase of a bureau leads to murder"
Posted October 21, 2015

Lee Barrett lost many possession in the fire that destroyed part of her aunt's home. One was an antique bureau that had secret drawers. When her Aunt Ibby sees an identical one on TV, Lee decides she must have it. Lee purchases it from the owner of a Salem Read more...

The Big Chili
by Julia Buckley
"When someone sabotages her chili, Lilah must act"
Posted October 21, 2015

Lilah Drake works for her parents in their real estate business. It has its perks. She lives in a small guesthouse on the grounds of a house her mother sold. But Lilah's real love is cooking. She really wants to start a catering business. With that goal in mind Read more...

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