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Jackie Sereno Author- BREAKING GROUND


by Jackie Sereno

Deception!  Intrique!  Murder!

When Carl Overlord’s Development Corp. seeks to bring casino gaming to a northern Wisconsin Indian reservation, Native American Richard Circling Eagle confronts corruption and murder to prevent the desecration of sacred sites, the destruction of natural resources and the influence of the mob in tribal government. While a campaign of harassment and violence erupts against Richard and the other activists, Carl’s pampered mistress and public relations representative Jessica Summerfield discovers a shameful secret in Carl’s past. She is then faced with a dilemma: confront him at the risk of losing all the perks of her position or remain complicit at the cost of dire repercussions for others

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by D. R. Ransdell

“… a slick and saucy story to keep your feet moving to the tunes and your mind guessing till the end.”- Stephen L. Brayton, Author of ALPHA

When asked to keep an eye on his boss’s wife, Andy knows he should look the other way.  Instead Yiolanda proves too tempting.  After she’s accused of murdering a fellow mariachi player, Andy is drawn to her as a violin to a bow, but the result could hardly be called music!

D. R. Ransdell is an author and writing teacher in Tucson, Arizona.  She moonlights in a mariachi band, which gives her plenty of murderous ideas.  She resides with several cats, all of whom complain about her violin playing.





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Nora Barker Author- Books by Nora Barker


Nora Barker started her professional life as an artist, a printmaker, who taught at a middle-sized Midwestern university for more years than she cares to admit. Born in Wisconsin, raised in the Dakotas and Minnesota, she’s lived her whole life among hard-working Scandinavians. Following their example, she couldn’t just stop working when she retired so she took up her other creative love, writing. Visit http://www.norabarker.com to see other titles in the series coming soon.

By Nora Barker
Series: The Dr. Christmas Connery Cozy Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction
In Nora Barker’s fifth cozy mystery, Dr. Christmas Connery is blamed when a major benefactor postpones support for a sports venue in deference to locating a state-of-the-art performing arts theater on the Midstate University campus. The jocks and alumni are none too pleased and murder is in the air.
By Nora Barker
Series: The Dr. Christmas Connery Cozy Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Would someone really commit murder over a rare daylily? Unfortunately, they would. But Midstate University’s Dr. Christmas Eve Connery, FBI Special Agent Dan Blackwell, Detective Hjelmer Ryquist and others work the mystery through to its conclusion.
By Nora Barker
Series: The Dr. Christmas Connery Cozy Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
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Finding bones in the Art Department’s ceramics kiln is only the beginning. Murder on the normally placid Midstate University campus puts the whole Division of Fine Arts on edge and its director, Dr. Christmas Connery, in danger.
By Nora Barker
Series: The Dr. Christmas Connery Cozy Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,480. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
When Dr. Christmas Connery finds a small watercolor in a thrift store in Florida she can’t believe her good fortune. Could it really by a Constable? When murder and mayhem follow her back to Midstate University, she’s sure $10 for that watercolor was too much to pay.
By Nora Barker
Series: The Dr. Christmas Connery Cozy Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Normally the most violent thing that happens on the campus of Midstate University is a football game, but that all changes when Dr. Christmas Connery and her basset hound find the director of the Midstate Museum of Art on the gallery floor, murdered, in the middle of a kinetic s

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Sandra Farris Author- HOBO & MEMORY OF A MURDER


by Sandra Farris

Playmates were far and few for ten-year old Joby Richards in the late 1800’s, so when a feral dog, Hobo, shows up, Jody is determined to make friends. But the arrival of a mysterious stranger puts both the boy and dog at great risk. Did Hobo sense the dark secret the stranger harbored?


by Sandra Farris

Bailey Collins regained consciousness in the passenger seat of her wrecked car. Her first concern was for her husband, but it was a stranger with a bullet hole in his head behind the wheel. A gun lay on the seat between them Who was this man? Where were they and how did they get there? Most of all, did she kill the stranger? Bailey couldn’t remember. She knew her name, where she lived, so why couldn’t she answer any of these questions?

Both available as e-books on Amazon.com, Barnesannoble.com, ITunes.com, Smashwords.com, and Kobo.com for 99 cents.

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Terri Molina Author- FORGET ME NOT


by Terri Molina

Six years. Thirteen murders. One connection.

To escape the pain of her past, Casey Martinez changed her name and moved across half a continent to pursue her dream of becoming a bestselling novelist.

Casey’s hard won peace is shattered when she receives photographs of a grisly murder, and it becomes evident that a killer is stalking her. Over the past six years, women who share an eerie similrity to Casey have been found raped and mutilated…each with the remains of Casey’s romance books by their side. Haunted by the death of her mother twenty five years earlier, Casey reluctantly seeks refuge in the town she swore she would never return to- Rosehill, Texas.

Detective Scott Weller is assigned to protect Casey, and it’s no easy job dealing with the stubborn, independent woman who wants nothing to do with him. But living in such close quarters leads to temptation neither can resist. When Casey is attacked during a break-in, evidence points to a second stalker. With the gruesome discovdery of another body, it becomes a race against time to find the real killer before Casey becomes the next victim.


From Terri Molina and Decadent Publishing


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A. B. Guthrie Jr. Author- THE GENUINE ARTICLE


A Murder Mystery

by A. B. Guthrie Jr.

Not many people in Midbury especially liked F. Y. Grimsley, a rancher with twenty thousand acres and five hundred head of cattle. Still, when Grimsley is found dead on his back doorstep with a mysterious gash on his head, Chief Click Charleston and his crew have to use their dusty detective skills to root out his killer. With an entertaining cast of chracters and a vivid sense of Montana ranch land, THE GENUINE ARTICLE is a page-turning mystery of suprising warmth and humor.

$16.95 paperback

University of Nebraska Press



publishers of Bison Books

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Lisa Lutz & David Hayward Authors- HEADS YOU LOSE


by Lisa Lutz & David Hayward

“While the multiple murders and other suspicious activity creat the components of a typical crime novel, typical is of course not Lutz’s MO. And this collaborative effort with ex-boyfriend and poet David Haywrd is no exception. Instead they explore new territory by writing alternate chapters and exposing each other’s folbles and their shared history in notes to each other between chapters. The result is hilarious, despite a looming conviction that together they will never write the solution to the mystery of the headless corpse found by siblings Paul and Lacey Hansen, before they come to actural blows off page. Another fun and genre-bending experience from Lisa Lutz.”- tlg

Mysterious Galaxy Books
7051 Clairemount Mesa Blvd. #302
San Diego, California 92111
(858) 268-4747

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