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Author: Bell, Cindy
Cozy Culinary Mystery

When Ally Sweet’s marriage ends in a messy divorce, she returns to her hometown for a break with her mischievous cat, Peaches, in tow to visit her grandmother, Charlotte. The bond between her and her much-loved grandmother is as strong as ever and she loves spending time with her and her lovable pot-bellied pig, Arnold.

Along with chocolate making at her grandmother’s chocolate shop and a new romance with a hunky detective, her days are filled with helping solve more than a few baffling murder mysteries with her grandmother, their animal sidekicks and a few quirky, chocolate-shop regulars. Ally soon realizes that Blue River is home, and what started off as a few days break has turned into a new beginning.

Deadly Shore: A Thriller (affiliate link)

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Author: Cunningham, Andrew
Terrorism Thrillers


It’s July 5th, and the Cape Cod roadways are clogged with tourists heading home from the holiday weekend and trying to outrun an approaching catastrophic hurricane. But in the blink of an eye, their lives are thrown into chaos when terrorists bring down the bridges to the Cape, destroy the airport, and disable the ferries.

Instantly, a half million terrified people have no way to escape. And when the terrorists threaten to release anthrax on the captive population if their demands aren’t met, fear turns to all-out panic.

With Category 4 Hurricane Chad barreling up the coast on a path for a direct hit on Cape Cod, it becomes frighteningly clear to everyone trapped on what has now become an island–one way or another they are probably all going to die.

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Author: Stone, Eric Chance
Action Thriller Fiction

A casual outing with a metal detector ends in a surprising find: not treasure… but the shocking remains of a gruesome murder!

Rick Waters is a jack-of-all trades: treasure hunter, diver, part-time detective.

Never any good at holding down a steady job, Rick does whatever he can to make a living, from searching for stolen cars or missing persons, to catching and selling catfish from the bayou, or gambling in pool halls.

Whatever it takes to one day fulfill his dream: his very own fishing yacht and charter business!

Little does Rick know, his latest foray into the bayou with his metal detector will forever change his life.

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Author: Vella, Wendy
Regency Historical Romance

Desperate for his help

Gabriel Deville, Earl of Raine, has never met a woman like Dimity Brown. Mysterious, alluring and utterly infuriating, she has no respect for him. In fact, the piano teacher treats him like he is the underling, not her. His beloved sister, however, calls her friend, and when Dimity disappears, he cannot refuse his sibling’s urgent plea to find her.

Gabe’s first shock is finding Dimity in a seedy tavern, dancing on the bar. The second is seeing the feisty young woman vulnerable and scared. He soon realizes that what he feels for her is a great deal deeper than anger and he will stop at nothing to keep her safe. Earning her trust and uncovering her secrets will be a challenge, but securing a place in her heart will be the biggest challenge of his lifetime.

Powerless to resist

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Author: Parin, Sonia
Paranormal & Urban Fantasy

Fun paranormal mysteries introducing Lexie, a reluctant witch in training, and a host of support characters who make her life… interesting.

Witch Inheritance: Lexie’s heritage has caught up with her. It’s time to face her obligations to the coven and take on a job she didn’t even apply for, one which leads her straight to danger where she tackles a deadly fog and a new penchant for sipping champagne and wearing haute couture.

Witch Indeed: Mackenzie Coven rule number one. Do not lose your cat. Lexie has been asked to attend a prestigious feline extravaganza at Chelsea Manor. The task is simple enough. Represent the coven, get herself and Luna, the cat which has as yet to decide if she’ll stay with her or not, there in one piece, meaning… no more crash-landing or leaving bits and pieces of Luna behind. Lexie figures the rest will be simple enough until she realizes she’s crash landed in a room with a dead man in it – a man who’d had a fascination for stuffed cats. There are only a handful of guests attending this exclusive feline soiree and they all have their eyes on Luna, but one of them also has blood on their hands. If they killed once, they’ll kill again.

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Author: Arliss, F.E.
Women’s Detective Fiction

At twenty-five, Simone Martin secretly inherits the title ‘Countess of St. Lo’! Along with this entry into the peerage, kept secret from her deeply troubled family, comes an ancient estate in France, complete with a constantly crumbling castle, a slice of fly-fishing paradise, a few acres of lousy orchards and an array of colorful staff that keep her on her toes.

With wild-spirits, high hopes and the aid of her ferocious French paternal-grandmother and down to earth farm-family roots, this young woman takes on kooky French society, murderous neighbors and an odd batch of neurotically inclined villagers. Taking help from what could be dubious sources, Simone’s plan to turn her Euro-sucking legacy into a thoroughly modern, money-making machine will need a marketing-miracle and an assortment of divine interventions.

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Author: Kelk, Lindsey
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Humor & Entertainment

When Ros comes home after three years away, she’s ready to pick up with life exactly where she left it. But her friends have moved on, her parents have rekindled their romance, and her bedroom is now a garden shed. All of a sudden, she’s swept up in nostalgia for the way things were.

Then her phone begins to ping, with messages from her old life. Including one number she thought she’d erased for good – the man who broke her heart. Is this her second chance at one big love? Sometimes we all want to see what we’ve been missing…

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Author: Lackey, Mercedes, Martin, Cody
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Fiction Anthologies
Tales from the Secret World Chronicles. In the late 1930s something fell from the sky and landed in an area of the Atlantic not yet known as the Bermuda Triangle. After that event, part of the world irrevocably changed … and the mysteries began. Something else would change as well—seemingly ordinary men and women on both sides of the Allied/Axis war suddenly began to manifest uncanny powers. Super powers. The advent of the age of metahumans had begun. And hidden in the heart of the ocean, the masterminds sat back to watch. This collection contains stories of that time, as metahumans enter and change the Second World War forever. From the streets of Paris to the beach at Dunkirk, from the Battle of Britain to the Atlantic Deeps, metahumans meet and clash, while all around them rage the battles of ordinary men and women.
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Author: Crocker, Betty
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Quick & Easy Cooking

Recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, birthday parties, picnics, and even afternoon tea from one of the most trusted American food brands.

Three times a day, and sometimes more, everyone asks themselves, “What can I serve that my family and friends will enjoy?” This classic cookbook from General Mills icon Betty Crocker answers the call with quick and easy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. Whether you ae planning a party and need fancy sandwiches or a hearty family meal, cakes for dessert or bread and herb butter to go along with dinner, this book has a fast recipe for everyone. Simple instructions and charming two-color illustrations bring each easy-to-make recipe to life.

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Author: Daley, Kathi
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Cozy Animal Mystery

Ainsley Holloway had come to Gooseberry Bay to find answers about her past. She’d come to find an explanation for the dreams that haunted her after the death of the cop who’d both rescued and raised her. And she’d come to identify the family she couldn’t remember but knew in her heart she’d once belonged to.

Ainsley hoped that by finding these answers, she’d also find healing. She hoped that once she’d resurrected the memories buried deep in her mind, she’d find peace.

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Author: Stevens, Court
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Romantic Mysteries & Thrillers

Twenty years ago, eighteen-year-old Francis Quick was convicted of murdering her best friend, Cora King, and sentenced to death. Now the highly debated Accelerated Death Penalty Act has passed giving Frankie thirty final days to live. Surprising everyone, one of the King family members sets out to challenge the woefully inadequate evidence and potential innocence of Frankie Quick.

The at-first reluctant but soon-fiery Nyla and her unexpected ally—handsome country island boy Sam Stack—bring Frankie’s case to the international stage through her YouTube channel, Death Daze. They step into fame and a hometown battle that someone’s still willing to kill over. But who? The senator? The philanthropist? The pawn shop owner? Nyla’s own mother?

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Author: Williams, Jen
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Fantasy Adventure Fiction

A pair of sellswords and a fallen nobleman become the world’s unlikely—and only—hope against a dark force bent on destruction

There have always been tall tales of the caverns beneath the Citadel—tales about magic and mages, monsters and gods. Wydrin of Crosshaven has heard them all, but she’s spent long enough trawling caverns and taverns with her companion Sir Sebastian to learn that there’s no money to be made in chasing rumors.

So when a crippled nobleman named Lord Frith offers them a job exploring the Citadel’s darkest depths, it sounds like just another quest. For Wydrin and Sebastian, it comes with the exciting possibility of gold, adventure, and fame. For Lord Frith, it’s a chance to avenge everything that was taken from him.

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