Minnie and Eddie's first day visiting readers around the county seems to pass without trouble—until Eddie darts outside at the last stop and leads her to the body of a local man who's reached his final chapter.
Initially, Minnie is ready to let the police handle this case, but Eddie seems to smell a rat. Together, they'll work to find the killer—because a good librarian always knows when justice is overdue. Heartache Motel by Terri L. Elvis has left the building, but he's forever memorialized at the Heartache Motel. Filled with drag queens, Rock-a-Hula cocktails, and a vibrating velveteen bed, these three novellas tell the tales of three amateur sleuths who spend their holidays at the King's beloved home.
Austin A Rose Strickland Mystery Novella follows Diner Impossible When Rose and the gang head to Graceland right before Christmas, they get all shook up: the motel is a seedy dump and an Elvis impersonator turns up dead. Rose discovers missing jewels tie into the death and her suspicious mind flips into overdrive, questioning her fellow guests, the staff, and even a cute impersonator who keeps popping up.
Will Rose be able to find the murderer and get home by Christmas day? It's now or never. Staying at the shady Heartache Motel, Cherry can't tell a shill from a mark and fears everyone is playing them for chumps. Cherry and Todd quickly find themselves in a dangerous sting that could send them to the slammer or mark them as pigeons from cons looking for an even bigger score.
But a quick stop at Graceland proves news breaks in the strangest places.
When the King's home gets locked down with Nichelle inside, she chases this headline into the national spotlight, and the thief's crosshairs. Christmas dreams of blue suede Manolos fade, and all Nichelle wants from Santa is to land the story before the thief cuts off her news feed for good.
It's a picture postcard December in Minnesota, and Main Street is brimming with festive holiday decorations. Gathered together for the delicious event, the Now you can bring the irresistible flavors of The Cookie Jar into your very own kitchen! Eleanor Swift isn't amused when Laughing Luigi -- the sketchy frozen pizza dough baron -- walks into her Timber Ridge, North Carolina pizzeria. But his pizza-making contest seems on the up-and-up But Luigi is soon up to his sneaky tricks, and Eleanor and her sister Maddie aren't the only contestants who find the pizza dough king distasteful.
Then Luigi is found dead on the floor, with a slice of poisoned pizza! Book Votes: 0. But then a magician pulls a disappearing act, right under Lucky's nose. Is it a stunt? Or something worse? While Lucky chases leads, While Lucky chases leads, someone is trying to put her off the scent. As if this wasn't enough to ruin her day, Lucky's relationship with The Big Boss is coming to a head--past hurts can no longer be denied. Of course, she is already on shaky emotional ground: Teddie, her live-in, has been touring with a young and lovely pop star.
Paxton Dane, former coworker and would-be suitor, is still circling, hoping to find a chink in the armor of Lucky's resolve. And then, there's this French chef, who is proving to be too hot to handle…. When it comes to exposing tax fraud, Tara and her partner Eddie are really cleaning up.
Home of the helmet hairdo and congressional comb-over, Washington, D. She dishes out advice to the scandal-scorched and clothing-clueless, doing her part to change She dishes out advice to the scandal-scorched and clothing-clueless, doing her part to change this town -- one fashion victim at a time Washington, D. Until now. A shawl, Marie warns, that can either bless or curse the wearer. When a party crasher who mocks the shawl is found dead the next day, the other guests fear the curse has been unleashed.
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But Lacey has her doubts, and she must employ all her Extra-Fashionary Perception to capture a villain who has vowed that nobody at this wedding will live happily ever after…. Then local small Then local small business owner Stan Berry throws his hat in the ring. And when Angelica asks Tricia to help clear her name and win the election, she sees little choice except to start snooping. She soon uncovers a ballot box full of lies and betrayals, and a chamber full of people who had grudges against the victim. But were they serious enough to lead to murder?
And who truly had something to gain? Tricia will have to do some serious sleuthing before she pulls the lever on a killer. Sophie Knowles loves using puzzles to make math fun for students. But when winter seizes Henley College, she must thaw out a cold case to track down a killer—her most difficult puzzle yet. Winter Intersession is in full swing, and campus is buzzing over the concert celebrating The horrific incidents seem too coincidental to be unrelated, but can Sophie put together the pieces from a twenty-five-year-old murder before any other students get hurt?
Her investigation leads her to Robert Pettinson, a seemingly unhinged zookeeper, and his nephew. Lois enlists the help of her faithful cleaner Dot Nimmo and police inspector Hunter Cowgill to discover more about Pettinson and a suspicious death at the zoo. This holiday season at the Pennyfoot, the head count is down-but the body count is up. With one of her housemaids leaving to get married, Cecily Sinclair Baxter wants nothing more for Christmas than some good help. Instead of visions of sugar plums, she's calling the plumber to deal with Instead of visions of sugar plums, she's calling the plumber to deal with flooded bathrooms.
Then there's the surly new janitor, who acts like he got coal in his stocking.
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But as Cecily scrambles to hire and train new staff in time for the holidays, one of her guests is beyond help. Gerald Evans is found stabbed to death on the beach, and Cecily soon discovers he was a private investigator from London looking into dark doings involving the Pennyfoot. Who among the staff or guests was being pursued, and what secret drove that person to cold-blooded murder?
Holiday Special Edition 9. Fryers are heating up and stomachs are growling. But Phyllis Newsom had better watch out. Phyllis and her friends Carolyn and Sam are ready to whip up their best Phyllis and her friends Carolyn and Sam are ready to whip up their best dishes and win some ribbons in Dallas. So in order to clear her name, Phyllis will have to turn up the heat on this investigation before the real killer slips through her fingers Afoot on St.
For tourists, the idyllic island of St. Croix is a perfect escape from the world. But now his ex-wife is luring him back with the promise of a family reunion -- a promise But now his ex-wife is luring him back with the promise of a family reunion -- a promise she keeps breaking.
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And with a mysterious figure lurking in the shadows who could be the source of the terrifying Goat Foot Woman legend, he will also learn what dark fate the island has in store for him. Springtime in Fort Connor, Colorado, is a breeze until a veteran con man shows up in town. When Jared is found dead in his car outside of Lambspun, Barbara becomes a prime suspect, much to the shock of the knitting community.
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To save one of their own, Kelly and her friends need to sort through a long list of fleeced suspects to pin the crime on the true killer…. Sunny Jim is sure it was no accident, and he hires Helen and Phil to Sunny Jim is sure it was no accident, and he hires Helen and Phil to find the murderer. Between cutthroat competitors poaching his territory, the city threatening to revoke his license, a restaurant owner wanting his beach spot for a parking lot, and a wrongful death suit filed by the victim's husband, Sunny Jim may soon be up the creek without a paddle. But he does have Helen and Phil on his side, and as the couple start to investigate, they discover dark undercurrents of corruption behind the cheerful facades of the beachfront businesses, as well as domestic secrets.
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But the sands of time are running out, and if they don't catch the killer soon, Sunny Jim won't be the only one to go under Summer is a hectic time of the year for Annie Darling. Sun and scorching temperatures never fail to bring swarms of tourists to her mystery bookstore, Death on Demand, for the latest beach reads. But Annie still finds time to enjoy herself.