Birthday Party Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery Series Book 9)
The whole town of Tinker's Cove is looking forward to the celebration marking former librarian Julia Ward Howe Tilley's ninetieth birthday. Lucy Stone, Miss Tilley's closest friend, dreamed up the party idea--at about the same time she decided she's not getting old without a fight. Noticing crow's feet and a potential jelly belly, she's resolved to exercise more and purchase some heavy-duty wrinkle cream, asap! That sounds like a plan--until Lucy realizes her daughter's fourteenth birthday bash, a coed sleepover, may turn her hair white overnight. What was she thinking when she agreed to let Sara have the party? Obviously she wasn't thinking about the hormonal rampages of young teens. On her mind, instead, was the shocking death of Sherman Cobb, the town's oldest attorney, an apparent suicide. His law partner, however, thinks Sherman was murdered. Poking about in Sherman's papers, Lucy turns up an intriguing tie between the dead man and Miss Tilley. Meanwhile Miss Tilley's own past has come back to haunt her in the form of a mysterious niece named Shirley and a biker great nephew named Snake. Soon no one can get to see the elderly librarian because the brash, bossy Shirley says she's "failing." Is Miss Tilley in grave danger? Will Sara's party turn out to be a scandal? Now, as a ...
In a Dark, Dark Wood
*AUTHOR OF THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10 and THE LYING GAME *INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, AND LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER *SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE An NPR Best Book of the Year * An Entertainment Weekly Summer Books Pick * A Buzzfeed “31 Books to Get Excited About this Summer” Pick * A Publishers Weekly “Top Ten Mysteries and Thrillers” Pick * A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year * A BookReporter Summer Reading Pick * A New York Post “Best Novels to Read this Summer” Pick * A Shelf Awareness “Book Expo America 2015 Buzz Book” Pick What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware’s suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller.Sometimes the only thing to fear…is yourself. When reclusive writer Leonora is invited to the English countryside for a weekend away, she reluctantly agrees to make the trip. But as the first night falls, revelations unfold among friends old and new, an unnerving memory shatters Leonora’s reserve, and a haunting realization creeps in: the party is not alone in the woods.
A Catered Costume Party (A Mystery With Recipes)
When sisters Bernie and Libby Simmons agree to cater an extravagant Halloween party in their little upstate New York town of Longely, they figured a ghost or two and a blood curdling scream might be part of the menu, but they never expected to be haunted by the deadly specter of murder . . . Halloween is coming, and Darius Witherspoon isn’t giving up on his plan for a catered costume party—despite the recent disappearance of his wife, Penelope. He may be heartbroken, but perhaps throwing a big shindig in her honor will boost his spirits. Darius hires Bernie and Libby to provide the treats. They’d prefer to avoid the festivities altogether, but as always, there are bills to be paid. And in the midst of the celebration, Darius is discovered hanging from a noose outside one of the ballroom’s French doors . . . Based on the note Darius left, which includes a sum of money and a request for them to “do something” if anything should happen to him, Bernie and Libby rule out suicide. Once the serving trays have been cleared and the decorations taken down, it’s up to the sisters to unmask a killer . . . “Charming . . . Recurring characters, especially the sisters’ widowed father add depth and humor.” —Publishers Weekly Includes Original Recipes for You...
Boo Buried Cupcakes (Black Cat Cafe Cozy Mystery Series Book 11)
There is one thing Annie Hunter hates more than surprises and costumes . . . and it’s the last thing she expects to stumble on.When a Halloween party turns deadly, Annie’s glow in the dark costume lights the path to a blood-soaked body. With killer frosting covering the body and the main suspect, the murder looks like it has solved itself. Unfortunately, clues aren’t always what they seem. While rumors spread through the Black Cat Café like spilled cake batter, Annie refuses to believe that the main suspect is a cold-blooded killer. But she could be blinded by the frosting and rushing into a ton of trouble. Only a twist of fortune can slice through the ties that bind Annie to a fatal fate!
Ivory Veil & Murder: Val Masters Wedding Planner Cozy Mystery Series Book 4
A costume. A date. And a gun shot that will change all their lives.Halloween has come to Buckingham Downs, a picturesque coastal town in California. Valerie Masters, her Yorkie, Buttons, and her gang of friends are ready to throw on their costumes and party. And not only on Halloween, since the latest wedding Val is planning has a costume party reception. All sorts of creatures hit the dance floor: gangsters, vampires, a pumpkin and… a knight in shining armor? It seems like the perfect wedding to Val, and everything is finally coming together. But it’s hard to tell who’s who when the masks go on, and this latest murder hits way to close to home. It looks like an accident. Everyone wants to think it’s an accident. But something tells Val that there is more to the situation than the easy explanation. In her desperation to find the truth, Val enters the world of MMA, takes on a stalker and even marches into the office of a local mobster. Can she convince everyone, including Buckingham Downs newest detective, to take her seriously? Or will she just end up planning a funeral instead of a wedding? Ivory Veil and Murder is a full-length cozy mystery novel. It is Book 4 in the Val Masters Wedding Planner series, which can be read in any order and are best enjoyed all together.
Witch Chocolate Fudge (BEWITCHED BY CHOCOLATE Mysteries ~ Book 2)
Since arriving in the tiny English village of Tillyhenge, Caitlyn is discovering that there are lots of perks to being a witch (although sadly, magic still can't make your thighs thinner or stop you acting like an idiot every time you meet handsome Lord James Fitzroy!)But when the nasty housekeeper at Huntingdon Manor is murdered and Caitlyn becomes the main suspect, she finds herself surrounded by suspicious villagers. With the help of her sassy American cousin and a mischievous black kitten - not to mention the old village witch and her shop of enchanted chocolates - Caitlyn sets out to clear her name.She soon realises that this is no simple murder. Her sleuthing leads her to an ancient ring with mythical powers - a ring worth killing for. But with a few clever spells and some chocolate magic, Caitlyn just might solve the mystery - and find her real family too!This book follows British English spelling and usage.Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language.Genre: humorous paranormal cozy mysteries, cat cozy mystery series, women amateur sleuth, British cozy mystery
Halloween Party Murder Mystery (Miss Tayke Investigates (murder mystery, women sleuths, British detective, crime fiction, female protagonist) Book 37)
In this entry in the Miss Tayke Investigates crime fiction series, the doyen among women with her friends Cedric and Bunty provide the entertainment at a Halloween party for orphaned children sponsored by the curate of St Aiden’s parish church.As the close of a highly successful evening the after show reception is shattered by a piercing scream from an anteroom where the dead body of the young curate’s fiancé is found in the giant barrel which was earlier used in a ducking for apples competition. The local police arrest the conjurer who presided at the party and charge him with murder. Miss Tayke though has her own thoughts on who committed the foul atrocity and using her uncanny skills as an eminent private investigator exposes the real killer in a chilling climax.
Second Look (Writers Retreat Southern Seashore Mystery Book 2)
Five years ago award winning actor Rhett Crawford threw a Halloween party. On the third night of the party the groundskeeper found the body of one of the guests bludgeoned and left in the toolshed. It was eventually determined that the victim’s date had most likely killed the woman before fleeing the scene of the crime. Five days ago, the oceanfront estate had been scheduled for demolition. A human skeleton was found in a hidden room off the wine cellar. After a thorough investigation it was determined that the body in the room was in fact the decomposed remains of murder suspect, Dru Breland.
The Killings (An Olivia Miller Mystery Book 1)
It is the fall of Olivia Miller's senior year of college and she is busy with schoolwork and law school applications, but decides that a night out with friends is just what she needs. Arriving at a Halloween party with her friend Melissa, the young women discover a gruesome crime scene in the hosts' living room. As Olivia and her friends try to uncover clues that will lead to the serial killer, their investigation into the murders may be putting their own lives in danger. This is the prequel/book 1 in the Olivia Miller Mystery series. Each book is a standalone mystery.The Olivia Miller Mystery Series:1. The Killings2. Red Julie3. The Stone of Sadness
Blue Murder (Lord and Lady Hetheridge Mystery Series Book 2)
Two Dead MenIn London’s fashionable Chelsea, a Halloween bash goes terribly wrong. Emmeline Wardle, daughter of a frozen foods baron, throws a party which results in the demise of two university schoolmates. Handsome golden boy Trevor Parsons is dead. So is pasty computer nerd Clive French. Both died on the Wardle estate within minutes of one another, and both died the same way – an axe to the skull. Given the social connections of all involved, New Scotland Yard sends a real baron to investigate: Chief Superintendent Anthony Hetheridge, also known as Lord Hetheridge, ninth baron of Wellegrave.Two Prime SuspectsThis time around, Detective Sergeant Kate Wakefield and her partner, Detective Sergeant Deepal “Paul” Bhar, have their work cut out. Bhar must contend with Emmeline Wardle, a spoiled blonde with a penchant for the finer things, including a certain illegal white powder. Kate must decide if Kyla Sloane, model-pretty and delicate, is being truthful about the events of that fateful night. And if Kyla’s connection to a former lover of Bhar’s means nothing – or everything.Lord & Lady Hetheridge, Book TwoReturn to the world of Ice Blue in Blue Murder, the second of the Lord & Lady Hetheridge series. In addition to solving the double murder in Chelsea, Anthony Hether...
Murder Mystery Party Games - A Taste for Wine and Murder
Put on your own mystery dinner theater: murder's on the menu, and everyone's a suspect in this grownup game for 6 to 8 players. The game includes everything you need to serve up mystery, murder, and fun: a shopping list, menus, recipes by cookbook author Sandra Gluck, eight party invitations and envelopes, place cards, secret clues and, best of all, a murder mystery to solve. The annual wine-tasting festival in California Wine Country is in full swing when the body of local vineyard owner, Barry Underwood, is found hidden beneath his wine cellar. Barry has been missing for six long years but with the discovery of his body comes a wealth of new clues to solve the mystery. It's a vintage murder and you may be a suspect. Just invite your friends to dress up and play the roles of the devious suspects (each with his or her own character booklet with roles and background info): Otto Von Schnapps, Tiny Bubbles, Papa Vito, Marilyn Merlot, Ralph Rottingrape, Hedy Shablee, Bonny Lass, and Bud Wizer. Serve up a meal or light snack, play the included CD with its introduction, summary of events, and solution to the crime. Find out who killed California vineyard owner Barry Underwood, and why. In 1985, University Games introduced the Murder Mystery Party to the world as its first game. 31 year...
Wicked Fog (An Ivy Morgan Mystery Book 6)
Fall is here and Ivy Morgan is excited. Halloween is her favorite time of year and all she wants is to share her good mood – and three little words – with her boyfriend Jack Harker.That all changes when Jack and Ivy discover a body in a corn maze and Ivy is overcome by a dark foreboding that renders her unconscious. After sitting vigil, Jack is relieved when Ivy opens her eyes. He’s not bothered – only curious – when she tells him what happened.As she recovers, Ivy realizes she’s seeing through a killer’s eyes. She has no idea where the new ability came from, but she’s terrified of the repercussions. All Jack cares about is keeping her safe.Shadow Lake is a peaceful hamlet, but the dead man is a local firefighter and his passing unleashes a bevy of secrets on a town that didn’t know true ugliness until it smacked them in the face. Between affairs, a grieving pregnant mother, and two families that can’t stop pointing their fingers at each other, Jack and Ivy have their hands full.Ivy’s new ability is something to adjust to, but a killer’s vengeance is something far, far worse. When Ivy realizes that the killer knows she’s been watching, she goes from an observer to a target.Can Jack keep her safe? And, more importantly, can he tell her he loves her before...
Brac Pack Halloween Murder Mystery [Brac Pack 32] (Siren Publishing Everlasting Classic ManLove)
[Siren Everlasting Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Paranormal Romance, M/M, vampires, werewolves, HEA] Maverick, Christian, Zeus, and Panahasi decide to bring all four families together to throw the biggest Halloween bash of the century. There are costumes, ghoulish music, candied apples...and murder? When Gabby stumbles across a body in the foyer, the heat is on. It's up to Johnny, Keata, Gabby, and Nero to find out who committed murder, in what room, and with what weapon...and none of them have a clue--literally. But some are determined to keep the Scooby Doo team quiet. When Keata disappears, the investigative team must quickly find the culprit before he or she strikes again. Ah, but the added mystery is why Remus keeps losing his newly found mate. Warning: Book contains bad investigative skills, outrageous costumes, off-the-wall dialogue, and moments that make anyone question who put the four mates in charge of the investigation in the first place. ** A Siren Erotic Romance
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