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The Body in the Library
The Body in the Library A Miss Marple Mystery By Christie, Agatha (Book - 2006 ) MYSTERY CHRISTIE Available in some locations

Annotation:Many consider Agatha Christie the grand dame of Mysteries for her clever, complex plots. She also laid the foundation for the "fair play" mystery: No clues are hidden from the reader, so with careful attention it is possible to solve the mystery. - Novelist

Thyme of Death
Thyme of Death A China Bayles Mystery By Albert, Susan Wittig (Book - 1994 ) MYSTERY ALBERT 1994 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 5 copies

Annotation:Susan Wittig Albert is a versatile writer of three distinct Cozy Mystery series, all of which feature an interesting mix of colorful characters, multiple puzzles leading to ingenious plot twists, and carefully researched, richly described settings. - Novelist

Wish You Were Here ; Rest in Pieces ; Murder at Monticello
Wish You Were Here ; Rest in Pieces ; Murder at Monticello By Brown, Rita Mae (Book - 2003 ) MYSTERY BROWN All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Rita Mae Brown writes witty, clever mysteries and mainstream fiction with a strong sense of place and memorable, if quirky, characters. - Novelist

A Cold Day for Murder
A Cold Day for Murder A Kate Shugak Mystery By Stabenow, Dana (Book - 2011 ) MYSTERY STABENOW 2011 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:Edgar Award-winning novelist Dana Stabenow writes intricately plotted, witty, and atmospheric mysteries set in Alaska.

That Affair Next Door and Lost Man's Lane
That Affair Next Door and Lost Man's Lane By Green, Anna Katharine (Book - 2003 ) MYSTERY GREEN Available in some locations

Annotation:Anna Katharine Green was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories. Green has been called "the mother of the detective novel"

Post-mortem
Post-mortem By Cornwell, Patricia Daniels (Book - 2010 ) MYSTERY CORNWELL 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Patricia Cornwell changed the Mystery genre with lead character, Kay Scarpetta, whose role as forensic anthropologist pioneered a new perspective on crime and detection while capitalizing on the growing popularity of female detectives. - Novelist

Still Life
Still Life By Penny, Louise (Book - 2005 ) MYSTERY PENNY 2005 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 26 on 21 copies

Annotation:While Inspector Gamache is the main attraction here, Penny's fans also enjoy her cast of secondary characters, especially the residents of Three Pines. Penny's settings have a timeless feel, and the tone of her novels is that of hope and resilience despite adversity. -Novelist

A Man Lay Dead
A Man Lay Dead Enter A Murderer ; The Nursing Home Murder; and Moonshine By Marsh, Ngaio (Book - 2009 ) MYSTERY MARSH 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation: Marsh's books contain many key elements -- including an aristocratic series sleuth, enclosed circle of suspects, and an absence of graphic violence and language -- found in mysteries written during the Golden Age of Crime, but Marsh put her own distinct stamp on the genre. -Novelist

The Circular Staircase
The Circular Staircase By Rinehart, Mary Roberts (Book - 1984 ) MYSTERY RINEHART Available in some locations

Annotation:Mary Roberts Rinehart is best known for her "Had I But Known" novels of mystery and suspense, in which a female protagonist narrates the story ending each chapter with a cliffhanger revelation about further dangers to come. -Novelist

An Air That Kills
An Air That Kills Do Evil in Return By Millar, Margaret (Book - 2006 ) MYSTERY MILLAR

Annotation:Millar has long been an acknowledged master of psychological suspense (she received the Edgar Award in 1956 and the Grand Masters Award of the Mystery Writers of America in 1983). -Novelist

An Unsuitable Job for A Woman
An Unsuitable Job for A Woman By James, P. D. (Book - 2001 ) MYSTERY JAMES 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:Readers who enjoy classic British mysteries but want a more realistic, contemporary story will enjoy James. She deftly explores modern-day murders prompted by old-fashioned motives. - Novelist

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