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Lindsay, Elizabeth.

Summary: Mysteries are among the most popular books today, and women continue to be among the most creative and widely read mystery writers. This book includes alphabetically arranged entries on 90 women mystery writers. Many of the writers discussed were not even writing when the first edition of this book was published in 1994, while others have written numerous works since then. Writers were selected...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwood Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 LIN

Summary: In this follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, expert Sherlockians Laurie King and Les Klinger put forth the question: What happens when great writers/creators who are not known as Sherlock Holmes devotees admit to being inspired by Conan Doyle stories? While some are highly-regarded mystery writers, others are best known for their work in the fields of fantasy or science...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ECH

Steele, Michael Anthony

Summary: Fred's friend invites the Mystery Inc. gang on a "vacation" on the old pirate ship he just bought, but there seems to be another crew on board--a crew of skeleton pirates who intend to take their ship back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE STE

Summary: Shares the stories behind the creations of many of the mystery genre's most popular characters, revealing the inspirations for such examples as Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch and Alexander McCall Smith's Precious Ramotswe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.087 LIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.087 LIN

Patterson, James

Summary: A beautiful young woman is found murdered on a river bank, and Detective Harriet Blue is convinced she's the next victim of the worst serial killer Sydney has seen in decades. But the more Harriet learns, the more she realises this murder is not what she first thought. And her own life might be tangled up in the case.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BookShots 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P PAT

Keene, Carolyn

Summary: The Bingle and Bumble Circus is coming to River Heights, and Nancy, Bess, and George are super excited to see the clowns, animals, and acrobats. But most of all, they{u2019}re excited about the Junior Ringmaster whistling contest! To win, all they have to do is be the kid who whistles the loudest and the longest. The winner of the contest will get to be Junior Ringmaster at the circus{u2019}s...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2016

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Kuhn, Cynthia G.

Summary: English professor Lila Maclean is thrilled about her new job at prestigious Stonedale University, until she finds one of her colleagues dead. She soon learns that everyone, from the chancellor to the detective working the case, believes Lila--or someone she is protecting--may be responsible for the horrific event, so she assigns herself the task of identifying the killer. More attacks on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KUH

Stilwell, Steven A.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gale Group 1999

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1 available in Reference Desk, Call number: RDK 016.8135 STI

Sobol, Donald J.

Summary: Encyclopedia Brown, brilliant fifth-grade amateur detective, solves ten crimes. The reader may match solutions with those at the end of the book.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2008

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mysterious Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIS

Summary: Presents a collection of stories by popular authors whose work inside and outside of the mystery genre has been influenced by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Summary: A showcase of many of the International Thriller Writers's top authors as well as rising stars in the genre. Includes never-before-published stories by New York Times bestselling authors including Lee Child, Stephen Coonts, Jeffrey Deaver, Heather Graham, Joan Johnston, John Lescroart, Alex Kava and Deb Carlin, and more.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC FIR

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Collects three murder mysteries set in coastal Maine during the holidays.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Sander, Sonia.

Summary: While visiting Fred's old summer camp, Scooby and the gang investigate a mysterious Bigfoot, who is trying to scare them away.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE SAN

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Summary: A collection of top-selected mystery writing from the past year is culled from a variety of respected sources and offers insight into evolving genre trends.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

Keene, Carolyn.

Summary: Nancy Drew becomes involved in a double mystery concerning a haunted bridge and jewel thieves.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1980

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Cleeland, Anne

Summary: In this, the fourth installment of the Doyle & Acton mystery series, Detective Sergeant Doyle realizes that several apparently unrelated murders are actually "containment" murders--murders to contain an ominous scandal that could reach into the highest levels of Scotland Yard's CID. In the process of tracking down the killers, however, she comes to the unsettling conclusion that Chief Inspector...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Artemis Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

Sadar, Albin

Summary: Investigating the mysterious footprints of a home invader who their inventor friend believes is trying to steal his ideas, Hamster Holmes and Dr. Watt work to identify the animal responsible for the footprints before it is too late.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE SAD

Keene, Carolyn.

Summary: In solving a series of mysteries, Nancy Drew and her Detective Club study techniques of criminal investigation involving handwriting, fingerprints, codes, and moulages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC KEE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Kee

Butler, Dori Hillestad

Summary: Investigating a classmate's claim that he saw a ghost backstage while rehearsing for the school play, Kaz and Claire, harboring suspicions that the ghost may be Kaz's mom, discover compelling evidence of otherworldly activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2014

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC BUT

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BUT

Kopl, Petr

Summary: The death of detective Sherlock Holmes shakes the world. Even The Queen herself expresses resentment over the loss of the popular Victorian hero. Petr Kopl gives us a graphic kick and picks up his third World heroes of tomorrow through the eyes of genius writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. He takes us to a place where evil has a true face, men are gentlemen and women are ladies. We visit his comic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MX Publishing 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 KOP

Johnson, Varian

Summary: Twelve-year-old Candice Miller is spending the summer in Lambert, South Carolina, in the old house that belonged to her grandmother, who died after being dismissed as city manager for having the city tennis courts dug up looking for buried treasure--but when she finds the letter that sent her grandmother on the treasure hunt, she finds herself caught up in the mystery and, with the help of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JOH