The 12 Slays Of Christmas Recipe Book

Author: Abby Vandiver
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781976333767
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The 12 Slays of Christmas Recipe Book Have Yourself a Scrumptious Merry Christmas! Companion to our Christmas-themed cozy mystery boxed set, The 12 Slays of Christmas, this recipe book is filled with family favorite foods the authors love to make during the holidays. We've got Hungarian Kolach, Brandy Alexander Pie and Christmas Yam & Cranberry Surprise just to name a few! And we're donating the sales from this book to help pets displaced by hurricane Harvey and Irma, and to a no-kill animal rescue shelters.

Twelve Slays Of Christmas

Author: Jacqueline Frost
Publisher: Crooked Lane Books
ISBN: 1683313186
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When Holly White’s fiancé cancels their Christmas Eve wedding with less than two weeks to go, Holly heads home with a broken heart. Lucky for her, home in historic Mistletoe, Maine is magical during Christmastime—exactly what the doctor prescribed. Except her plan to drown her troubles in peppermints and snickerdoodles is upended when local grouch and president of the Mistletoe Historical Society Margaret Fenwick is bludgeoned and left in the sleigh display at Reindeer Games, Holly’s family tree farm. When the murder weapon is revealed as one of the wooden stakes used to identify trees on the farm, Sheriff Evan Grey turns to Holly’s father, Bud, and the Reindeer Games staff. And it doesn’t help that Bud and the reindeer keeper were each seen arguing with Margaret just before her death. But Holly knows her father, and is determined to exonerate him.The jingle bells are ringing, the clock is ticking, and if Holly doesn't watch out, she'll end up on Santa's naughty list in Twelve Slays of Christmas, Jacqueline Frost’s jolly series debut.

Und H Te Dich Vor Deinen Feinden

Author: Ann Granger
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3838708903
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Fran Varady hat endlich einen "echten" Job in einer Pizzeria gefunden, der ihr die nötigen Rücklagen verschafft, wieder als Schauspielerin, also in ihrem eigentlichen Beruf, tätig zu werden. Zusammen mit Freunden will sie das Stück "Der Hund von Baskerville" aufführen. Zudem ist es ihr gelungen, eine kleine Wohnung zu mieten. Doch die Zeiten bleiben nicht lange rosig: Zum einen gehen in dem Lokal, in dem sie arbeitet, teils recht merkwürdige Dinge vor sich, die ihren detektivischen Spürsinn wecken. Zum anderen hat sie versprochen, einem Jungen zu helfen, der sich illegal in England aufhält und einen zwielichtigen Menschenhändler namens Max sucht. Als dann auch noch ein grausamer Mord geschieht, steht Fran plötzlich zwischen mehreren Fronten und wird von gefährlichen Killern gejagt ... Der fünfte Fran-Varady-Fall aus Ann Grangers Bestsellerserie.

A View To A Chill

Author: Larissa Reinhart
Publisher: Past Perfect Press via PublishDrive
ISBN: 0998548456
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"Chaos, Criminals, Catastrophic Weather, and a Whole Lot of Crazy.” From Wall Street Journal bestselling mystery author, Larissa Reinhart. The seventh in the award-winning Cherry Tucker Southern Cozy Mystery series and the third in the Maizie Albright Star Detective series. “It was fun watching Maize and Cherry do what they do best, helping each other, indirectly, along the way in this engagingly entertaining drama. I look forward to more adventures together or separately with these lovable characters.” —Dru Ann Love, Dru’s Book Musing May Your Days Be Cherry & Albright... When Halo's most notorious artist, Cherry Tucker, thinks she sees a crime through her bedroom window, her feverish claims are ignored by her family. Trapped in bed, influenza is the least of her problems. Deputy Luke Harper can't be found. She can’t tell fevered dream from reality. And a very bad Santa knows Cherry’s spotted his Christmas killing. It's going to take a Christmas miracle for Cherry to recover. Meanwhile, ex-celebrity and #WannabeDetective Maizie Albright’s determined to help an elderly woman find her missing granddaughter despite her private investigator boss (and not-so-secret crush) Wyatt Nash’s claims that the grandmother’s annual plea is nothing but a dangerously wild goose chase. This holiday, Maizie’s search takes her away from her family and Nash to Halo, Georgia, where a storm threatens her nerves and her quest. When a deviant Santa learns Maizie’s looking for the granddaughter, he put Maizie on his naughty list. This Santa may get his holly jollies from murder. “If you love southern settings with plenty of sweet tea and eccentric characters, the meetup of these two heroines is epic. Not only did I race through the pages, but I immediately headed over to Amazon to download the first book in the series.” — Barb Taub, humor writer and author of the Null City series “I love the characters Cherry Tucker and Maizie Albright and this mystery brings the two of them together in the same book. Everything I love about both series is here. If you've read either of the two series, I highly recommend this one.” — Michelle, Michelle’s Romantic Tangle "A quick read, but it has laughs and reflections on life and the holidays. Well-written. Although pulling the main characters from two series, this is easily read as a stand-alone mystery. Enjoyed it.” — Christa Nardi — Christa Reads and Writes Related subjects include: cozy mysteries, women sleuths, murder mystery series, whodunit mysteries (whodunnit), humorous murder mysteries, book club recommendations, amateur sleuth books, small town humor, Southern humor, comic (humorous) crime and mystery, Christmas, mystery novella, short story (single author), novella, small town and rural. Books in the Cherry Tucker Mystery series: QUICK SKETCH (novella in HEARTACHE MOTEL) PORTRAIT OF A DEAD GUY (#1) STILL LIFE IN BRUNSWICK STEW (#2) HIJACK IN ABSTRACT (#3) DEATH IN PERSPECTIVE (#4) THE BODY IN THE LANDSCAPE (#5) THE VIGILANTE VIGNETTE (novella) A COMPOSITION IN MURDER (#6) A VIEW TO A CHILL (#7) Books in the Maizie Albright Star Detective series: 15 MINUTES 16 MILLIMETERS A VIEW TO A CHILL NC-17 Other mystery series by Larissa Reinhart: A Finley Goodhart Crime Caper series

Vampira And Her Daughters

Author: Robert Michael “Bobb” Cotter
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476626561
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From Vampira to Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, female horror movie hosts have long been a staple of late-night television. Broadcast on local stations and cable access channels, characters such as Moona Lisa, Stella, Crematia Mortem and Tarantula Ghoul brought an entertaining blend of macabre camp and after-prime-time sexuality to American living rooms in the 1950s through 1990s. Despite a near total lack of local programming today, the tradition continues on the Internet and Roku and other modern media. Featuring exclusive interviews and rare photographs, this book covers dozens of “dream ghouls” with alphabetical entries, from Aunt Gertie to Veronique Von Venom.

Portrait Of A Dead Guy

Author: Larissa Reinhart
Publisher: Past Perfect Press via PublishDrive
ISBN: 0998548413
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“Laugh-out-loud funny and as Southern as sweet tea and cheese grits.” From Wall Street Journal bestselling mystery author, Larissa Reinhart. The first in the sassy and Southern Cherry Tucker cozy mystery series, a Woman’s World Magazine 2018 book club pick, Daphne Du Maurier finalist, The Emily finalist, Dixie Kane Memorial Winner, and Night Owl Review top pick. “Reinhart is a truly talented author and this book was one of the best cozy mysteries we reviewed this year. We highly recommend this book to all lovers of mystery books.” – Mystery Tribune In Halo, Georgia, folks know Cherry Tucker as big in mouth, small in stature, and able to sketch a portrait faster than buckshot rips from a ten gauge — but commissions are scarce. So when the well-heeled Branson family wants to memorialize their murdered son in a coffin portrait, Cherry scrambles to win their patronage from her small town rival. As the clock ticks toward the deadline, Cherry faces more trouble than just a controversial subject. Between ex-boyfriends, her flaky family, an illegal gambling ring, and outwitting a killer on a spree, Cherry finds herself painted into a corner she’ll be lucky to survive. “An entertaining mystery full of quirky characters and solid plotting...Highly recommended for anyone who likes their mysteries strong and their mint juleps stronger!” – Jennie Bentley, New York Times Bestselling Author of Flipped Out “The tone of this marvelously cracked book is not unlike Sophie Littlefield’s brilliant A Bad Day for Sorry, as author Reinhart dishes out shovelfuls of ribald humor and mayhem. It takes a rare talent to successfully portray a beer-and-hormone-addled artist as a sympathetic and worthy heroine, but Reinhart pulls it off with tongue-in-cheek panache.” – Mystery Scene Magazine “Don’t miss Portrait of a Dead Guy by Larissa Reinhart! Portrait is pure enjoyment, a laugh out loud mystery with some Southern romance thrown in. Five stars.” — Lynn Farris, National Mystery Review Examiner at Examiner.com “Laugh-out-loud funny and as Southern as sweet tea and cheese grits, Larissa Reinhart’s masterfully crafted whodunit, Portrait of a Dead Guy, provides high-octane action with quirky, down-home characters and a trouble-magnet heroine who’ll steal readers’ hearts.” – Debby Giusti, Publisher’s Weekly bestselling author “A sweet, southern stroke of brilliance...Action, humor, mystery and a dash of romance all packed into one quirky creation. Trust me when I tell you—don’t miss this one.” — The Book Boost “Reinhart’s debut sparkles with wit. A fun, fast-paced read and a rollicking start to her Cherry Tucker Mystery Series. If you like your stories southern-fried with a side of romance, this book’s for you!” — Leslie Tentler, Author of Midnight Caller Related subjects include: cozy mysteries, amateur sleuth, women sleuths, murder mystery series, whodunit mysteries (whodunnit), humorous murder mysteries, book club recommendations, amateur sleuth books, small town humor, Southern humor, comic (humorous) crime and mystery, small town and rural. Books in the Cherry Tucker Humorous Mystery Series: QUICK SKETCH (novella in HEARTACHE MOTEL) PORTRAIT OF A DEAD GUY (#1) STILL LIFE IN BRUNSWICK STEW (#2) HIJACK IN ABSTRACT (#3) DEATH IN PERSPECTIVE (#4) THE BODY IN THE LANDSCAPE (#5) THE VIGILANTE VIGNETTE (novella) A COMPOSITION IN MURDER (#6) A VIEW TO A CHILL (#7) Other mystery series by Larissa Reinhart: Maizie Albright Star Detective series A Finley Goodhart Crime Caper series

The Cupid Caper A Finley Goodhart Crime Caper

Author: Larissa Reinhart
Publisher: Past Perfect Press via PublishDrive
ISBN: 0998548480
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"Sexy, Sassy, and Southern Suspense at its Best." From The Wall Street Journal bestselling mystery author, Larissa Reinhart, the first in the Finley Goodhart Crime Caper series. She wants to use her criminal past to catch crooks. He wants her back. In the grift. And in his life. Can Finley Goodhart convince Lex that doing good is the greatest hustle of all? Ex-grifter Finley Goodhart may try to stay on the straight and narrow, but walking that thin line becomes wobbly when she believes her friend Penny was murdered. The last thing she wants is to work with her ex-partner (and ex-boyfriend), the brilliant (brilliantly frustrating) British con artist, Lex Leopold. However, when it appears Penny's demise might be related to an exclusive matchmaking service for millionaires, Fin needs Lex's help to pull a long con to get the goods on Penny. Romance is in the air for hustlers, gangsters, and their marks. Unfortunately for Fin and Lex, infiltrating the racket doesn't make for a match made in heaven. This Valentine swindle could stop their hearts for good. “Once again, Larissa delivers a humorous tale that shows the struggles of a determined woman who has the guts to do what must be done. Expertly written with engaging dialogue and a fast-paced read, this mystery kept me glued to the pages.” — Dru Ann Love, Dru’s Book Musings "Once again, Reinhart has managed to spin an intriguing tale."-Christa Reads and Writes "This is not the first book I've read of Larissa Reinhart, and as always it kept me glued and addicted to the story, trying not to worry too much for our characters."-Varietats "One thing I can always count on from this author is her fabulously strong female characters. Fin doesn’t disappoint and the mystery takes many twists and turns to keep a reader guessing to the very end."-Bibliophile Reviews "It’s sexy, sassy, and southern suspense at its best."-Devilishly Delicious Book Reviews "Hang on to your hat and purse and seat as this is a wild ride. As exciting and fast-paced as this long con is for the first half of the book, at almost exactly 50% the game plan changes!"-Laura's Interests "Immediately engaging. Kept me guessing. Solid group of characters that so far are segregated like Atlanta. Lots of surprises."-The Layaway Dragon Related subjects include: crime capers, soft-boiled mysteries, organized crime, amateur sleuths, mystery caper, Atlanta-based mystery, light noir, cozy mysteries, women sleuths, murder mystery series, whodunit mysteries (whodunnit), humorous murder mysteries, book club recommendations, amateur sleuth books, small town humor, Southern humor, comic (humorous) crime and mystery, con artist, small town and rural. Other mystery series by Larissa Reinhart: A Cherry Tucker Mystery series Maizie Albright Star Detective series

Beton Rouge

Author: Simone Buchholz
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
ISBN: 3518751220
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Ein scheinbar Irrer sperrt mitten in Hamburg Manager nackt in Käfige, und Staatsanwältin Chastity Riley, die von ihren Chefs hin und wieder von der Leine gelassen wird, muss ran. Ihre Ermittlungen führen sie in die Welt der Verlagshäuser und Kaderschmieden. Ihr Freundeskreis führt sie in den Wahnsinn, denn ausgerechnet die paar Menschen, die ihr im Leben Halt geben, erweisen sich plötzlich durch die Bank als wankelmütige Gesellen. Ein ungewöhnlich warmer Septembermorgen auf St. Pauli. Der Regen der letzten Nacht ist noch nicht verdunstet, und vor dem Gebäude eines großen Zeitschriftenverlags steht ein Käfig, darin der Chef der Personalabteilung. Nackt, bewusstlos und offensichtlich misshandelt. Drei Tage später steht der nächste Käfig vorm Verlag, diesmal liegt der Geschäftsführer drin. Riley und ihr neuer, undurchsichtiger Kollege Stepanovic glauben zunächst an einen Racheakt der Verlagsmitarbeiter – seit Jahren werden Leute entlassen, während sich die Führungskräfte dicke Boni in die Taschen stopfen. Als dann ans Licht kommt, dass alle drei Opfer nicht nur ihr Status, sondern auch eine mehr als zweifelhafte Vergangenheit verbindet, verschwindet der Vorstandsvorsitzende ...

Noah Will Nach Hause

Author: Sharon Guskin
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 3843714452
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Die alleinerziehende Janie ist ratlos. Ihr vierjähriger Sohn Noah jammert immer wieder, dass er zu seiner Mama will. Aber ist er das nicht? Die verzweifelte Mutter sucht Hilfe bei Jerome Anderson, einem Psychologieprofessor, der das Phänomen der Wiedergeburt erforscht. Sie machen sich mit nur wenigen Anhaltspunkten detektivisch auf die Suche nach dem Ort, dem Haus, der Familie, der Mutter, nach der Noah sich so sehr sehnt ... »Fesselnd, dicht und bewegend.« New York Times »Unwiderstehlich ... Dieses kluge, ans Herz gehende Buch hat mich gefesselt bis spät in die Nacht.« Kate Morton

Tante Dimity Und Der Verschwiegene Verdacht

Author: Nancy Atherton
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3732533700
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Emma Porter hat die Nase voll. Ihr langjähriger Freund hat sie wegen einer jüngeren Frau verlassen und ihre Mutter und Freundinnen hören nicht auf, sie deswegen zu bemitleiden. Kurzentschlossen macht sie sich auf den Weg nach Südengland, um sich dort die wunderschönen Gärten anzusehen. Emma ahnt nicht, dass die geheimnisvolle Tante Dimity ihre Hände im Spiel hat, als sie ausgerechnet in Penford Hall landet, einem alten Schloss in Cornwall. Dort erwarten sie ein mysteriöses Rätsel um eine Zauberlaterne und andere mörderische Geheimnisse. "Tante Dimity und der verschwiegene Verdacht. Wie alles begann" spielt chronologisch vor Loris Ankunft in Finch und erzählt die Geschichte von Emma Porter, die später zu Loris bester Freundin wird. Daher kann der Band außerhalb der Reihe gelesen werden. Ein zauberhafter Wohlfühlkrimi für gemütliche Lesestunden. Jetzt als eBook bei beTHRILLED. Versüßen Sie sich die Lektüre mit Tante Dimitys Geheimrezepten! In diesem Band: Nells Erdbeertörtchen. "Ein Buch, mit dem man sich geborgen und glücklich fühlt." (The Denver Post) "Kein anderer Krimi ist so liebenswert wie ein Tante-Dimity-Abenteuer!" (Kirkus Reviews)