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No matter what fate had decreed, they belonged together.


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Hiking the Kindling National Forest is a birthday tradition for the Sullivan siblings—pitching camp, roasting s’mores… a dead body?


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A slow burn has a super protective, super hot alpha male who will stop at nothing to protect his girl.


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Two can play at this spying game.


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Unswerving
Unstoppable
Unhinged


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Some curses aren’t meant to be broken . . .


Nail Biter by Sarah Graves

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Also by Sarah Graves:

Death by Chocolate Snickerdoodle, March 2021
Hardcover / e-Book
Death by Chocolate Frosted Doughnut, January 2021
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
Death by Chocolate Frosted Doughnut, March 2020
Hardcover / e-Book
Death by Chocolate Malted Milkshake, February 2020
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
Death by Chocolate Malted Milkshake, February 2019
Hardcover / e-Book
Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake, November 2018
Trade Size
Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake, February 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
The Girls She Left Behind, January 2016
Hardcover / e-Book
A Bat in the Belfry, April 2013
Hardcover / e-Book
Knockdown, May 2011
Hardcover
Crawlspace, January 2010
Hardcover
A Face at the Window, January 2009
Hardcover
The Book of Old Houses, January 2008
Hardcover
Trap Door, December 2007
Mass Market Paperback
Trap Door, January 2007
Hardcover
Nail Biter, December 2005
Hardcover
Tool & Die, January 2005
Hardcover
Mallets Aforethought, November 2004
Paperback
Unhinged, November 2003
Paperback
Wreck The Halls, November 2002
Paperback
Repair To Her Grave, August 2001
Mass Market Paperback
Wicked Fix, April 2000
Paperback / e-Book
Triple Witch, June 1999
Mass Market Paperback
The Dead Cat Bounce, September 1998
Paperback

Nail Biter
Sarah Graves


Home Repair is Homicide #9
Bantam
December 2005
Featuring: Jacobia (Jake) Tiptree
272 pages
ISBN: 0553803107
EAN: 9780553803105
Hardcover
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Mystery Amateur Sleuth | Mystery Hobbies

Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree took the dangerous plunge from Wall Street power broker–to homeowner! Now the do-it-yourself enthusiast is about to discover that her own dream house is built on a foundation of murder.

Buying a beachfront fixer-upper to lease out to Eastport, Maine’s, burgeoning tourist crowd seems like a good idea to Jake Tiptree and her best friend, Ellie White. But working double-time as landladies to a coven of wannabe witches isn’t what they had in mind. And it only gets worse when Jake is called out one stormy night to make a repair–and stumbles on a dead body in the utility shed.

A small-time thief and street preacher with a particularly violent message, the deceased was no favorite of Jake’s–nor of anyone else in Eastport. But what’s he doing shot to death on Jake’s property? Jake’s bewitching tenants–including an ex-cop, a con man, and a mute teenage girl–claim to have been too busy conjuring spells to have heard or seen a thing. Then a member of the coven disappears without a trace and Jake doesn’t think it’s a case of witchcraft–but a kidnapping...or worse.

Scandal, secrets, and a mysterious box buried deep in the foundation of her own home are just the beginning of a mystery that threatens to bring Jake’s house–and life–crashing down. Now she and Ellie are racing to find a missing girl who may be the key to it all...or lead them to a killer holding the final nails to their coffins.

Home Repair is Homicide

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