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Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Abandoned by her mother at age seven, Alexandra Winslow took solace in the mystery stories she read with her devoted father--and soon she was writing them herself, slowly graduating to dark, violent, complex crime stories that reflected skill and imagination far beyond her years. After her father's early death, at fourteen Alex is taken in by the nuns of a local convent, where she finds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House 2017

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4 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION STE

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A darkly luminous new anthology collecting the most terrifying horror stories by renowned female authors, presenting anew these forgotten classics to the modern reader.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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

Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane

Summary: Freelance writer Emily Kincaid helps deputy Dolly Wakowski uncover the identities of two bodies found in the lake, and, after finding out they belong to Dolly's ex-husband and a young Odawa Indian woman with whom he was having an affair, sets out to solve the murders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2009

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUZ

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MI Fiction Buzzelli 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI Mystery Buz

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: MYS BUZ

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: P BUZ

Griffiths, Elly

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: Clare Cassidy is no stranger to murder. A high school English teacher specializing in the Gothic writer R. M. Holland, she teaches a course on it every year. But when one of Clare's colleagues and closest friends is found dead, with a line from R. M. Holland's most famous story, "The Stranger," left by her body, Clare is horrified to see her life collide with the storylines of her favorite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M GRI

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Summary: Beatrix and William's impending nuptials are delayed when the remodeling of their future home, Castle Cottage, causes more problems than anticipated in the latest installment of a series that incorporates events from the life of Beatrix Potter and her beloved characters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Flanders, Judith.

Summary: "A witty, entertaining mystery featuring a hilarious, sharp as a tack new amateur sleuth from the critically acclaimed author of The Invention of Murder. It's just another day at the office for book editor Samantha Clair. Checking jacket copy for howlers, wondering how to break it to her star novelist that her latest effort is utterly unpublishable, lunch scheduled with gossipy author Kit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books, A Thomas Dunne Book 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M FLA

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Summary: 1912. The peace of the Lake District is interrupted by the noisy test flights of a new flying machine: the hydroplane-- and Beatrix's friend Grace is receiving anonymous letters that threaten her good name and her plans to marry.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Summary: Mr. Wickstead has died under a tree limb. The villagers are certain that his death had to do with a treasure he dug up last spring. But why was he in the wood on a frigid night? And what of the claw marks on the limb? And what was that treasure? As per usual, the town's animals know more than the Big Folk. And only Pickles, Wickstead's fox terrier, knows exactly what happened. It's up to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M ALB

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Summary: In 1910 Miss Beatrix Potter is able to get away from her parents and goes to her properties in the Land Between the Lakes, Hill Top Farm and Castle Farm, where trouble is brewing in the hamlet. When Mr. Harmsworth barricades the foot path running through his property, Applebeck Farm, claiming he did it because someone lit a fire to his hayloft, and another fire ruins a place of business, Miss...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Summary: Miss Potter and her friends take matters into their own hands when Mr. Harmsworth barricades an orchard path in retaliation for the arson of his haystacks.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2010

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

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Summary: Beatrix Potter joins with her four-legged friends in solving the mystery of who killed local shepherd Ben Hornby, and finding the heartless humans who broke up a badger family.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2005

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Setterfield, Diane.

Summary: A compelling emotional mystery about family secrets and the magic of books and storytelling. A dying writer bids a young bookshop assistant to write her biography.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA SET

Setterfield, Diane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Set

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Setterfield

Albert, Susan Wittig.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2004

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Dennison, Hannah

Summary: "When the body of a transport minister is discovered in the grounds on Honeychurch Hall, suspicion about his unusual demise naturally falls on the folks in the village. After all, who could possibly want a high-speed train line built in their front yard? News of the murder soon reaches our heroine Kat Stanford's nemesis Trudy Wynne. A ruthless tabloid journalist and the ex-wife of Kat's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEN

Nicholls, David

Summary: Over twenty years, snapshots of an unlikely relationship are revealed on the same day--July 15th--of each year. Dex Mayhew and Em Morley face squabbles and fights, hopes and missed opportunities, laughter and tears. And as the true meaning of this one crucial day is revealed, they must come to grips with the nature of love and life itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NIC

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Abandoned by her mother at age seven, Alexandra Winslow took solace in the mystery stories she read with her devoted father -- and soon she is writing them herself, slowly graduating to dark, complex crime stories that reflect skill, imagination, and talent far beyond her years. After her father's early death, at fourteen Alex is taken in by the nuns of a local convent, where she finds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2017

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

Morton, Brian

Summary: Nora, a writer in search of inspiration, phones her ex-lover Isaac, a photographer who is about to turn in his camera, re-igniting their romance and re-invigorating their creativity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Hannah, Sophie

Summary: "What I intend to say to you will come as a shock ..." With these words, Lady Athelinda Playford -- one of the world's most beloved children's authors -- springs a surprise on the lawyer entrusted with her will. As guests arrive for a party at her Irish mansion, Lady Playford has decided to cut off her two children without a penny . . . and leave her vast fortune to someone else: an invalid who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M HAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M HAN

Unger, Lisa

Summary: Jones Cooper has given up his post at the Hollows Police Department and is having trouble facing a horrible event from his past. Then psychic Eloise Montgomery comes to him with predictions about his future, some of the dire. Another person in town is also working with Eloise while investigating the disappearance of his mother years ago. And fifteen-year-old Willow Graves may be heading for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC UNG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY UNG

Martin, Kat.

Summary: "Bestselling author Devon James checks into a quaint bed-and-breakfast, hoping to put the spark back in her sagging relationship with her fianc'e. But what happens there changes her life forever."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Martin 1994

Straub, Peter

Summary: Willy Patrick finds her life intersecting with that of a stranger, Timothy Underhill, when she experiences an eerie event involving the death of her daughter and Timothy receives communications from dead people he had known in his youth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STR

Kelman, Suzanne

Summary: Just as the ladies are about to raise a teacup to their five hundredth rejection letter, they receive bad news that could destroy one member's reputation, and disband the group forever. To save the club, Janet joins her fellow writers on a wild road trip to San Francisco in search of the local publisher who holds the key to a long buried secret. As they race to the finish line, they'll face...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2016

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

Lancaster, Jen

Summary: "If You Were Here follows Amish-zombie-teen- romance author Mia and her husband Mac (and their pets) through the alternately frustrating, exciting, terrifying-but always funny-process of buying and renovating their first home in the Chicago suburbs that John Hughes's movies made famous. Along their harrowing renovation journey, Mia and Mac get caught up in various wars with the homeowners'...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION LAN