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Marc Kadella Mysteries Vol 1-9 (affiliate link)

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Author: Carstens, Dennis
Legal Thrillers 

Financially embarrassed, getting a divorce, living in a shabby apartment, and distinctly short of clients, Marc Kadella’s beginning to question why he ever went into the law when a friend brings him the case all Minneapolis is watching–defending an accused serial killer. If he wins, it could turn his life around— if he blows it, he better go into sales.

After winning the case of a lifetime, Kadella welcomes the infusion of energy his career is receiving. Another lawyer asks him to represent the co-defendant in a murder trial resulting from a petty crime that spiraled out of control—the somewhat “accidental” murder of the nephew of Vivian Corwin, grande dame of the influential Corwin family.

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Author: Moll, K.A.
Lesbian Romance
Dr. Keegan Wade is a highly successful trauma surgeon in New York City, but her career has left her feeling empty and anxious. In need of a break, she embarks on a journey across the country on a restored steam train. Along the way, she reunites with Willow Lord, a recent college graduate struggling to make ends meet. Despite their vastly different lives, Keegan and Willow share a deep connection that began many years ago as young girls. As they travel together on The Frisco Express, they rediscover their feelings for each other and explore the possibility of a second chance at love. But will their different lives and obligations keep them apart once the train journey ends?

A Blindefellows Chronicle (affiliate link)

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Author: Roe, Auriel
Humorous Fiction
At midday on the last day of August, Sedgewick, the new history master, arrives at Blindefellows, former charity school for poor, blind boys, now a second division private school for anyone who can pay. The naive newcomer is quickly taken under the wing of the rumbustious, philandering Japes, master of physics, who soon becomes something of a mentor, though not in an academic sense. A Blindefellows Chronicle follows the adventures of Sedgewick, Japes and a handful of other unmarried faculty at an obscure West Country boarding school including the closeted headmaster, Reverend Hareton, stalwart Matron Ridgeway and loathsome librarian, Fairchild.

The Flak Bucket (affiliate link)

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Author: Smith, Richard
War & Military Action Fiction
The war weary crew of a B-25 flying strafing missions over Burma in 1944, tries to lessen the stress of combat flying by playing a simple game. They called it the “flak bucket game,” and they were determined to win. The game ultimately takes the five man crew on a perilous adventure that involves much more than fighting the Japanese.
A crash in the jungle leads to tigers, temples and the discovery of a secret enemy aircraft. A new game begins as the five aviators struggle to escape the Burmese jungle using the unbelievable secret they now have in their possession. The flak bucket game quickly turns into a game of endurance and survival.

The Beach Babes (affiliate link)

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Author: Keim, Judith
Mothers & Children Fiction
Old friends are the best…
Catherine “Cate” Tibbs, Brooke Ridley, and Amber Anderson, friends since they were awkward thirteen-year-olds who named themselves “The Beach Babes,” are about to face their 40th birthdays. Because they haven’t been able to get together for some time, Cate arranges for them to rent a house along the Gulf Coast of Florida for a long weekend. She hopes it will give them the opportunity to celebrate and re-ignite their friendship. Cate, an author trying to finish a book, doesn’t know that Amber, a model, and Brooke, the mother of a boy in college and younger twin girls, are as worried about their own futures as she. Together, the three women support one another as they each face a crisis in her life, proving once again the strength of women’s friendships.
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Author: McMillan, Kate
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Seasonal Cooking

Spectacular seasonal vegetable recipes for every day of the year that will leave you wondering why you don’t eat more of them.

Bursting with color, texture, and flavor, vegetables reflect the changing seasons better than any other type of food. Enjoy dishes like new potatoes with peas or grilled artichokes with lemon aioli in spring. Have some golden corn fritters or puffy corn soufflés, sautéed or grilled red and yellow sweet peppers, and tomatoes in summer. Savor winter squashes and mixed-vegetable braises in autumn. And winter is the time for Brussels sprouts with chestnuts, creamy scalloped potatoes, and braised fennel with saffron.

This attractive, practical volume is broken into twelve chapters, each with a colorful monthly calendar that provides an at-a-glance view of the dishes included.

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Author: Barritt, Christy
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Christian Mystery & Suspense
When Elle Philips witnesses an armed robbery while standing in line at the bank, she sets into motion a deadly game of cat and mouse. Mark Denton, a security contractor and former Navy SEAL, also witnesses the robbery, and is hired by Elle’s father to keep his daughter safe following the incident. And while Denton’s desire to protect Elle goes beyond professional bounds, he cannot let personal feelings cloud his judgment—judgment he’ll have to rely on when the robbers’ true motives are revealed…and Elle becomes a target in the ultimate plot of revenge.
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Author: Murray, Jack
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1920’s Murder Mystery

Music, Magic…Murder – 1920’s Golden Age Mysteries don’t come any twistier or funnier

October 1921. Kit and Mary Aston are asked by their friend, police artist Rufus Watts, to investigate threatening letters that have been sent to the performers in his family’s seaside variety theatre.

They arrive to find out that temperamental magician, Javier Gonzalo, has lost his head, quite literally, mid act.
With the help of old associates, Chief Inspector Jellicoe, the newly promoted, Detective Inspector Wellbeloved, and Rufus Watts, Kit and Mary soon find themselves in the middle of a race against time before the murderer strikes again in a case where revenge is the motive and everyone is putting on an act.

The Confidential Agent (affiliate link)

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Author: Greene, Graham
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Crime Thrillers
D., a widowed professor of Romance literature, has arrived in Dover on a peaceful yet important mission. He’s to negotiate a contract to buy coal for his country, one torn by civil war. With it, there’s a chance to defeat fascist influences. Without it, the loyalists will fail. When D. strikes up a romantic acquaintance with the estranged but solicitous daughter of a powerful coal-mining magnate, everything appears to be in his favor—if not for a counteragent who has come to England with the intent of sabotaging every move he makes. Accused of forgery and theft, and roped into a charge of murder, D. becomes a hunted man, hemmed in at every turn by an ever-tightening net of intrigue and double cross, with no one left to trust but himself.

Quantico (affiliate link)

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Author: Bear, Greg
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Political Thrillers & Suspense
The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem has been blown to bits by extremists, and, in retaliation, thousands have died in another major attack on the United States. Now the FBI has been dispatched to deal with a new menace. A plague targeted to ethnic groups–Jews or Muslims or both–has the potential to wipe out entire populations. But the FBI itself is under political assault. There’s a good chance agents William Griffin, Fouad Al-Husam, and Jane Rowland will be part of the last class at Quantico. As the young agents hunt a brilliant homegrown terrorist, they join forces with veteran bio-terror expert Rebecca Rose. But the plot they uncover–and the man they chase–prove to be far more complex than anyone expects.

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