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When Bruce Brainard is murdered at Dewdrop Inn everyone seems to have a motive.
07/20/2009
Elsie finds a roll of paper in a desk drawer and what is written on it sends her on a quest that changes her life forever.
03/03/2009
A short story about a doctor who rescues a mysterious young woman from her would be murderer and takes her to his house to recover from her stab wounds. He falls in love with her but she's not who she seems.
01/23/2009
Nobody knows who built the now crumbling wall between the Webster and Howe properties. For years the two families have fought over whose responsibility it was to repair it and now old Ellen Webster and Martin Howe continue the feud. When Ellen's niece Lucy comes to stay with her she catches Martin's eye but there is always The Wall Between.
12/19/2008
A short Christmas story about a King who wanted a son and his daughter who had two wishes, to be a boy and to see her mother again.
12/04/2008
When three people are murdered on a yacht everyone must watch their back as the murderer is still on board. But who is it?

12/04/2008
Cornelia Van Gorder finally makes an appearance in this story that is remarkably similar to The Circular Staircase. There is the bank failure, Jack Bailey posing as a gardener, The country house, the secret room, ect. The list goes on and on. But for all of that it is still an entertaining mystery that has enough originality to leave you guessing for a while.
11/29/2008
There is no Cornelia Van Gorder in this story either. It's the story of Rachel Innes and her niece and nephew who take a summer house in the country where all kinds of mysterious things happen.
11/28/2008
Lorna Dounaeva - People Aren't Always Who They Seem To Be
FEATURED AUTHOR - Lorna Dounaeva is a quirky British crime writer who once challenged a Flamenco troupe to a dance-off. She worked for the Home Office before turning to crime fiction. She loves books and films with strong female characters and her influences include Single White Female and Sleeping with the Enemy. She lives in Surrey with her husband and three children, who keep her busy wiping food off the ceiling and removing mints from USB sockets. As our Author of the Day, she tells us all about her book,… Read more