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Author: Carter, Solomon
Private Investigator Mysteries

When private investigators Eva Roberts and Dan Bradley are hired by their police colleague Detective Inspector Rowntree to track down his runaway brother. It’s a sensitive case, and the cop, DI Rowntree doesn’t want it in the public domain.

Digging deeper into the runaway case, they soon uncover a connection to a sleazy South London scam. And the deeper they dig, the worse it gets. Roberts and Bradley go undercover to learn more. But their subterfuge could prove their undoing. While Eva investigates the witnesses, Dan is put under serious pressure to join the action. And an awkward situation soon becomes a matter of life or death…

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Author: Forbes, Mary Jane
Action & Adventure Romance

She’s an independent widow. He’s a police captain with feelings from the past. Will a murder in their midst rekindle their love?
Catherine Hainsworth may not have much direction, but she always keeps her social calendar full. When the widow puts her creative skills to use in a local craft store, her best friend’s sudden suspicious death sets up her next appointment with the coroner. After her friend’s upright husband is named the prime suspect, Catherine takes on the new task of proving the man innocent.

Manny Salinas won’t let the fact that he’s investigating the murder get in the way of reconnecting with his former flame. But when the police captain sees how Catherine looks at the handsome FBI agent who joins the case, he wonders if he can fight for her affections and connect the clues at the same time. Manny’s investigation becomes even more complex when he discovers the prime suspect’s multi-million dollar bid for a housing project and the bitter cutthroat rival with a potential motive…

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Author: Davis, Jamie
Paranormal & Urban Fantasy

Tops in his Paramedic Academy training…
…didn’t prepare him for Station U.

What was more dangerous, the supernaturals or his boss?

Dean needed to learn street medicine fast. He’d trained to help humans, but he wasn’t prepared for injured fairies and monsters. Still, he was smart, willing to learn, and more than anything, incredibly curious to learn about this whole new world he didn’t know existed.

Would it get him killed?

She’d been at this job a while and was less than enthused to be given a new probie. There was always a lot going on, but Brynne has something on her mind. What happened to her old partner?

In the dark of night…

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Author: Carter, Solomon
Detective Crime Mystery

A much-loved local businessman is brutally killed in a late-night takeaway. DI Hogarth recognises the mark of a notorious crime family left on the dead man’s body.

Turkish takeaway owner, Baba Sen was slain while he worked. The motive for Sen’s murder seems to be a feud between rival Turkish families. But Hogarth senses a far greater threat… and when the Atacan name appears, his worst fears are realised.
The Atacan family should have been dead and buried a long time ago. Not anymore…
And now they are back, DI Hogarth has no idea how bad things are going to get…

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Author: Bixby, Stella
Cozy Animal Mystery

Ellie Vanderwick has hair-raising problems, and we’re not just talking about her unruly locks! Yoga may ease the tension, but when it comes to dead bodies, she needs more than just downward dog.

Her life may seem imperfect without friends, family, or a stable job, but she’s got her trusty VW Microbus named Mona and her loyal piggy companion, Penelope. Unfortunately, her hair is a different story. It’s like magic, but not the kind she likes! Her hair can go berserk at any moment, transforming into curls, bright purple, or even limp strands.

But when Ellie inherits a farm from her late grandmother, she knows it’s time to tame the wild strands and uncover the secrets of her past, including why her mother left her at a fire station years ago.

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Author: Gooley, Tristan
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Outdoor Instructional Guides

Master outdoorsman Tristan Gooley was just about to make camp when he sensed danger—but couldn’t say why. After sheltering elsewhere, Gooley returned to investigate: What had set off his subconscious alarm?

Suddenly, he understood: All of the tree trunks were slightly bent. The ground had already shifted once and could easily become treacherous in a storm.

The Nature Instinct shows how we, too, can unlock this intuitive understanding of our surroundings. Learn to sense the forest’s edge from deep in the woods, or whether a wild animal might pose danger—before you even know how you know.

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Author: Hester, Kathy
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Slow Cooker Recipes

Revised and Expanded: the ultimate collection of simple, wholesome, plant-based slow cooker recipes that are sure to satisfy the whole family.

With a slow cooker or Instant Pot, you can create delicious meals that are loaded with healthy ingredients—AND work with your schedule. Author and slow cooker aficionado Kathy Hester gives you the techniques and tricks you need to make the most out of your slow cooker or multi-cooker.

This edition of The Vegan Slow Cooker features more than twenty new and updated recipes (more than 160 recipes in all), plus new tricks for streamlining recipes, and all-new photography. Recipes also include gluten-free, soy-free, and no oil added options. These recipes cover every meal and type of cuisine, from your favorite casseroles and stews to exciting new takes on pizza and desserts—all deliciously plant-based and vegan-friendly.

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Author: Jacob, Mark, Benzkofer, Stephan, Chicago Tribune
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For years, the Chicago Tribune’s “10 Things You Might Not Know” column has been informing and entertaining readers on a diverse range of subjects. This volume collects the best of these columns, offering readers obscure, fascinating facts on universal topics that will appeal to everyone from sports fans to history buffs, foodies, and more.

Expertly researched and thoroughly entertaining, 10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything contains a plethora of surprising trivia on numerous topics, with an especially close look into Chicago-area history and facts. For example, in Zion, Illinois it was once illegal to spit, eat oysters, wear tan-colored shoes, or whistle on Sundays.

10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything will leave readers brighter, wittier, and curious to learn more about myriad subjects and stories they will never forget.

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Author: Tanenbaum, Robert K.
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Conspiracy Thrillers

A successful trial lawyer and “one hell of a writer,” Robert Tanenbaum crafts his legal thrillers with authenticity and breath-taking suspense. In these first three books of the series, he introduces Manhattan assistant district attorney Roger “Butch” Karp, who struggles to remain true to himself in an often corrupt judicial system. But with the help of assistant DA Marlene Ciampi, he fights the good fight with energy, wit, and a passion for the truth (New York Post).

No Lesser Plea: A brutal murderer hopes feigning insanity will keep him out of the courtroom. But Butch and Marlene aren’t about to let him get away with it.

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Author: Douglas, Ian
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Hard Science Fiction
In the vein of the hit television show Battlestar Galactica comes Earth Strike—the first book in the action-packed Star Carrier science fiction series by Ian Douglas, author of the popular Inheritance, Heritage, and Legacy Trilogies and one of the most adept writers of military sf working today. Earth Strike rockets readers into a vast and deadly intergalactic battle, as humankind attempts to bring down an evil empire and establish itself as the new major power. Fans of Robert Heinlein’s Starship Troopers and Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War, welcome aboard the Star Carrier!
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Author: The Editors of Stackpole Books
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Civil War Gettysburg History
In this extraordinary book, seventy crystal-clear color maps and insightful text tell the hour-by-hour story of the three-day Battle of Gettysburg. Each map shows the same three-and-a-half-by-four-and-a-half-mile view of the battlefield, allowing the reader to visualize the battle as it developed over the entire area, including key engagements, troop movements and positions, and locations of commanders. It sheds new light on important events such as the first clash west of town on July 1, the fighting for Cemetery Hill, the defense of Little Round Top, Pickett’s Charge, and more.

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