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Mystery-Amateur Sleuth

363 Books under Descriptor "Mystery-Amateur Sleuth"

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The 27 Ingredient Chili Con Carne Murders Pickard, Nancy
The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Turton, Stuart
77th Street Requiem: a Maggie MacGowen Mystery Hornsby, Wendy
Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye Laurie, Victoria
Absent Friends Linscott, Gillian
After All These Years Isaacs, Susan
Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist Beaton, M. C.
Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley Beaton, M. C.
Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham Beaton, M. C.
The Alienist Carr, Caleb
All the Dead Lie Down Walker, Mary Willis
The Alpine Vengeance: An Emma Lord Mystery Daheim, Mary
The Angel and the Jabberwocky Murders Ballard, Mignon F.
Appointed to Die Charles, Kate
An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England Clarke, Brock
Aunt Dimity Digs In Atherton, Nancy
Aunt Dimity Goes West Atherton, Nancy
Aunt Dimity's Christmas Atherton, Nancy
Aunt Dimity's Good Deed Atherton, Nancy
Aunt Dimity, Detective Atherton, Nancy
Aunt Dimity, Snowbound Atherton, Nancy
Aunt Dimity, Vampire Hunter Atherton, Nancy
Backstabber: A Hitchcock Sewell Mystery Cockey, Tim
Bake Sale Murder Meier, Leslie
A Beautiful Blue Death Finch, Charles
The Beekeeper's Apprentice: On the Segregation of the Queen King, Laurie R.
Behind the Curtain: An Echo Falls Mystery Abrahams, Peter
Better Read Than Dead Laurie, Victoria
Bitch Factor Rogers, Chris
Black Diamond Holtzer, Susan
Blind Descent Barr, Nevada
Blinded White, Stephen Walsh
Blood & Water: A Pacific Northwest Mystery Fairweather, Lori
Blood Lure Barr, Nevada
The Bloodied Cravat Stevens, Rosemary
Bloody Instructions Shaw, Simon
Blue Shoes and Happiness McCall Smith, Alexander
The Body In The Belfry Page, Katherine Hall
The Body in the Big Apple Page, Katherine Hall
The Body in the Bonfire: A Faith Fairchild Mystery Page, Katherine Hall
The Body in the Moonlight: A Faith Fairchild Mystery Page, Katherine Hall
A Body to Die For White, Kate
Body Wave Cohen, Nancy J.
A Bone To Pick Harris, Charlaine
A Broken Vessel Ross, Kate
Bubbles a Broad Strohmeyer, Sarah
Bubbles in Trouble Strohmeyer, Sarah
Bubbles Unbound Strohmeyer, Sarah
The Bug Funeral: A Professor Simon Shaw Mystery Shaber, Sarah R.
The Burglar on the Prowl Block, Lawrence
The Burglar Who Thought He Was Bogart: A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery Block, Lawrence
Buried Stuff Fiffer, Sharon
Candy Apple Red Bush, Nancy
The Case of the Missing Books: A Mobile Library Mystery Sansom, Ian
Castle Rouge: An Irene Adler Novel Douglas, Carole Nelson
The Cat Who Brought Down the House Braun, Lilian Jackson
The Cat Who Dropped a Bombshell Braun, Lilian Jackson
The Cat Who Had 60 Whiskers Braun, Lilian Jackson
The Cat Who Smelled a Rat Braun, Lilian Jackson
The Cat Who Talked Turkey Braun, Lilian Jackson
The Cat Who Went Up the Creek Braun, Lilian Jackson
Chapel Noir: An Irene Adler Novel Douglas, Carole Nelson
Cherry Cheesecake Murder Fluke, Joanne
Chopping Spree Davidson, Diane Mott
Chosen for Death Flora, Kate Clark
Christietown: A Cece Caruso Mystery Kandel, Susan
A Christmas Guest: A Novel Perry, Anne
The Christopher Killer: A Forensic Mystery Ferguson, Alane
Chutes and Adders Block, Barbara
Circles of Confusion Henry, April
A Clean Kill Stewart, Mike
Close Quarters: A Nina Fischman Mystery Piesman, Marissa
Cold Case White, Stephen Walsh
The Coroner's Lunch Cotterill, Colin
The Cowboy Rides Away Thornton, Betsy
Crime Seen: A Psychic Eye Mystery Laurie, Victoria
A Crimson Warning Alexander, Tasha
Critical Conditions White, Stephen Walsh
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon Andrews, Donna
Cut to Murder Osborne, Denise
Cyberkiss Chapman, Sally
Dark Fire: A Matthew Shardlake Novel Sansom, C. J.
Dark Tort Davidson, Diane Mott
Darkest Fear Coben, Harlan
Dating Dead Men Kozak, Harley Jane
Dating is Murder Kozak, Harley Jane
Dead Cold Brew Coyle, Cleo
Dead Copy: A Cauley MacKinnon Novel Frazier, Kit
Dead Dancing Women: An Emily Kincaid Mystery Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane
Dead Ex Kozak, Harley Jane
Dead Guy's Stuff Fiffer, Sharon
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches : A Flavia de Luce Novel Bradley, Alan
Dead Irish Lescroart, John T.
A Dead Man Out of Mind Charles, Kate
Dead Man's Island Hart, Carolyn G.
Dead Over Heels Harris, Charlaine
Deadly Love Joyce, B. D.
Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Graves, Sarah
Death by the Glass Gordon, Nadia
Death in Bloodhound Red Lanier, Virginia
Death in Little Tokyo: A Ken Tanaka Mystery Furutani, Dale
Death on a Silver Tray Stevens, Rosemary
Death Pans Out Graves, Ashna
Death Served Up Cold Oliphant, B. J.
Decider Francis, Dick
Deep South Barr, Nevada
Devil in a Blue Dress Mosley, Walter
The Devil in Music Ross, Kate
The Devil's Bones Bass, Jefferson
Dial H for Hitchcock Kandel, Susan
Died to Match Donnelly, Deborah
Dirty Linen Kilmer, Nicholas
Don of the Dead Daniels, Casey
Don't Cry Now: A Novel Fielding, Joy
Double Shot Davidson, Diane Mott
Down the Rabbit Hole Abrahams, Peter
The Dreaming Damozel Hardwick, Mollie
Dry Ice: A Novel White, Stephen Walsh
Dying for Chocolate Davidson, Diane Mott
Dying to Sing Chittenden, Margaret
Easy Money Boland, John C.
Echoes of Lies Bannister, Jo
An Embarrassment of Corpses Beechey, Alan
Encore Murder Babson, Marian
Endangered Species Barr, Nevada
Even Cat Sitters Get the Blues Clement, Blaize
Eyes of the Innocent: A Mystery Parks, Brad
Faces of the Gone: A Crime Novel Parks, Brad
A Fall in Denver: An Em Hansen Mystery Andrews, Sarah
A Farewell to Yarns Churchill, Jill
Fast Forward Mercer, Judy
Fault Line Andrews, Sarah
The Fault Tree Ure, Louise
Felix in the Underworld Mortimer, John Clifford
Femme Fatale: An Irene Adler Novel Douglas, Carole Nelson
File Under: Missing Lacey, Sarah
File Under: Arson Lacey, Sarah
File Under: Deceased Lacey, Sarah
Final Appeal Scottoline, Lisa
The Final Detail Coben, Harlan
Finger Lickin' Fifteen Evanovich, Janet
Firestorm Barr, Nevada
The Flower Master Massey, Sujata
Four to Score Evanovich, Janet
Friday the Rabbi Slept Late Kemelman, Harry
Getting Away Is Deadly Rosett, Sara
The Girl with Braided Hair Coel, Margaret
The Golden Tresses of the Dead Bradley, Alan
Gone with a Handsomer Man West, Michael Lee
Goodbye, Ms. Chips: An Ellie Haskell Mystery Cannell, Dorothy
Grave Sight Harris, Charlaine
Grave Suprise Harris, Charlaine
Half-Moon Investigations Colfer, Eoin
Hang My Head and Cry Santangelo, Elena
Hard Truth Barr, Nevada
Hardball D'Amato, Barbara
Hardwired Chapman, Sally
Hark! The Herald Angel Screamed: An Augusta Goodnight Mystery (With Heavenly Recipes) Ballard, Mignon F.
Have Your Cake and Kill Him Too: A Blackbird Sisters Mystery Martin, Nancy
High Lonesome Road Thornton, Betsy
The Highly Effective Detective Yancey, Richard
Hit Time: A Mystery Garland, Ardella
Hot Six Evanovich, Janet
The Hotel Detective Russell, Alan
Hotshots: A Neil Hamel Mystery Van Gieson, Judith
How to Murder Your Mother-in-law Cannell, Dorothy
A Howl of Wolves: a Mystery Flanders
Hunting Season Barr, Nevada
I Am Half-Sick of Shadows: A Flavia de Luce Novel Bradley, Alan
I Am Not a Cop! Belzer, Richard
I Dreamed I Married Perry Mason Kandel, Susan
If Looks Could Kill White, Kate
In Cold Pursuit: A Mystery from the Last Continent Andrews, Sarah
In Search of the Rose Notes Arsenault, Emily
Into the Dark: An Echo Falls Mystery Abrahams, Peter
Invisible McCourtney, Lorena
Island of Bones Robertson, Imogen
Jade Dragon Mountain Hart, Elsa
Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor: Being the First Jane Austen Mystery Barron, Stephanie
The Julius House Harris, Charlaine
Justice Hall King, Laurie R.
Kaleidoscope: A Countess Karitska Novel Gilman, Dorothy
The Kill Fee Van Wormer, Laura
Killer Cocktail Anderson, Sheryl J.
Killer Deal Anderson, Sheryl J.
Killer Insight: A Psychic Eye Mystery Laurie, Victoria
Killer Looks Young, Laura
Killer Market Maron, Margaret
Killer Riff Anderson, Sheryl J.
Killer Stuff Fiffer, Sharon
Killing Bridezilla Levine, Laura
A Killing In Real Estate Orenstein, Frank
Killing Thyme : A James P. Dandy Elderhostel Mystery Abresch, Peter
The Last Lover Van Wormer, Laura
A Letter of Mary: A Mary Russell Novel King, Laurie R.
Liar: An Irene Kelly Mystery Burke, Jan
Lies That Bind Barbieri, Maggie
The Lies That Bind: a Neil Hamel Mystery Van Gieson, Judith
Live Wire: A Myron Bolitar Mystery Coben, Harlan
The Long Quiche Goodbye: A Cheese Shop Mystery Aames, Avery
Long Time No See Isaacs, Susan
Looking for the Aardvark: A Jason Lynx Mystery Orde, A. J.
Loot: A Novel Elkins, Aaron J.
Love Lies Bleeding Albert, Susan Wittig
Love, Lies and Liquor Beaton, M. C.
Maggie Needs an Alibi Michaels, Kasey
Mallets Aforethought: A Home Repair Is Homicide Mystery Graves, Sarah
Maltese Manuscript Dobson, Joanne
Manner of Death White, Stephen Walsh
Mask of Night Gooden, Philip
The Masks of Auntie Laveau: A Gil and Claire Hunt Mystery Randisi, Robert J.
Matthews, Christine
The Matters at Mansfield, (Or, The Crawford Affair) : A Mr. & Mrs. Darcy Mystery Bebris, Carrie
Miami, It's Murder Buchanan, Edna
Million Dollar Baby: A Marjorie McLelland Mystery Meade, Amy Patricia
Miss Me When Iím Gone Arsenault, Emily
Missing Persons White, Stephen Walsh
Mistletoe From Purple Sage Smith, Barbara Burnett
The Moche Warrior: An Archeological Mystery Hamilton, Lyn
Mortal Words Knight, Kathryn Lasky
Motif for Murder: A Scrapbooking Mystery Childs, Laura
Motion to Dismiss Jacobs, Jonnie
Mrs. Pargeter's Package Brett, Simon
Mrs. Pargeter's Pound Of Flesh: A Melita Pargeter Mystery Brett, Simon
Mrs. Presumed Dead Brett, Simon
Mudlark: A Mystery Simonson, Sheila
Murder Boogies With Elvis George, Anne
Murder by Manicure Cohen, Nancy J.
Murder Gets a Life: A Southern Sisters Mystery George, Anne
Murder in the Napa Valley Osborn, David
Murder in the Pleasure Gardens Stevens, Rosemary
Murder in Vegas Allen, Steve
Murder Is Academic Poulson, Christine
Murder Melts in Your Mouth: A Blackbird Sisters Mystery Martin, Nancy
Murder Most Austen Kiely, Tracy
Murder Offscreen Osborne, Denise
Murder Shoots the Bull George, Anne
Murder Under the Palms Matteson, Stefanie
Murphy's Law: A Molly Murphy Mystery Bowen, Rhys
My Gal Sunday Clark, Mary Higgins
Nail Biter: A Home Repair Is Homicide Mystery Graves, Sarah
The Nine Tailors Sayers, Dorothy L.
No Man Standing: A Munch Mancini Crime Novel Seranella, Barbara
No Nest for the Wicket Andrews, Donna
The Northbury Papers Dobson, Joanne
Not a Girl Detective: A Cece Caruso Mystery Kandel, Susan
Old Wounds Kelly, Nora
One False Move: A Myron Bolitar Mystery Coben, Harlan
One for the Money Evanovich, Janet
One Good Deed: a Novel Baldacci, David
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance Brandreth, Gyles
Our Lady of Pain Chesney, Marion
Out of the Dark: A Trish Maguire Mystery Cooper, Natasha
Out of the Sun: A Novel Goddard, Robert
Owl's Well that Ends Well Andrews, Donna
The Pale Companion Gooden, Philip
The Pearl Diver Massey, Sujata
A Penny Urned: A Den of Antiquity Mystery Myers, Tamar
The Perfect Paragon: An Agatha Raisin Mystery Beaton, M. C.
Perilous Friends: Barbara Simons Mystery Epstein, Carole
Perilous Relations: A Barbara Simons Mystery Epstein, Carole
A Piece of Justice: An Imogen Quy Mystery Paton Walsh, Jill
The Poet's Funeral Daniel, John
The Price of Silence Wilhelm, Kate
Prime Cut Davidson, Diane Mott
The Princess of Denmark: An Elizabethan Theater Mystery Featuring Nicholas Bracewell Marston, Edward
The Program: A Novel White, Stephen Walsh
A Quiche Before Dying: A Jane Jeffry Mystery Churchill, Jill
Rain Dance Moody, Skye Kathleen
The Raven and the Nightingale: A Modern Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe Dobson, Joanne
A Red Herring Without Mustard: A Flavia de Luce Novel Bradley, Alan
The Reporter Lange, Kelly
The Ritual Bath: A Novel Kellerman, Faye
Rotten Apples Cooper, Natasha
Rotten Lies Elkins, Charlotte
Runemaker: A Margit Andersson Mystery Nunnally, Tiina
The Salaryman's Wife Massey, Sujata
Santa Cruise: A Holiday Mystery at Sea Clark, Carol Higgins
Clark, Mary Higgins
Scattered Graves: A Diane Fallon Forensic Investigation Connor, Beverly
Scoop: A Cauley MacKinnon Novel Frazier, Kit
Second Wind Francis, Dick
See Isabelle Run Bloom, Elizabeth
The September Society: A Mystery Finch, Charles
The Seventh Commandment Sanders, Lawrence
The Seventh Sacrament Bradberry, James
Sex, A Mystery Quirina, Fiona
Shadows on the Coast of Maine Wait, Lea
Shakespeare's Champion Harris, Charlaine
Shakespeare's Christmas Harris, Charlaine
Shakespeare's Landlord Harris, Charlaine
Shakespeare's Trollop Harris, Charlaine
Shamus In the Green Room: A Cece Caruso Mystery Kandel, Susan
Sharp Shooter Gordon, Nadia
Shooting At Loons Maron, Margaret
The Shy Tulip Murders Rothenberg, Rebecca
The Silver Skull Chadbourn, Mark
Simon Said Shaber, Sarah R.
Sing It to Her Bones: A Hannah Ives Mystery Talley, Marcia
Size 12 Is Not Fat: A Heather Wells Mystery Cabot, Meg
Size 14 Is Not Fat Either Cabot, Meg
Sizzling Sixteen Evanovich, Janet
The Skeleton Box Gruley, Bryan
Skeleton Dance Elkins, Aaron J.
The Skeleton in the Closet Beaton, M. C.
Slow Dollar Maron, Margaret
Smokin' Seventeen Evanovich, Stephanie
Snipe Hunt Shaber, Sarah R.
Something To Kill For Holtzer, Susan
The Sorcerer's Circle Siverling, Michael
Speaking From Among the Bones: a Flavia deLuce novel Bradley, Alan
A Spoonful of Poison: An Agatha Raisin Mystery Beaton, M. C.
Stalking Susan Kramer, Julie
Stealing with Style Jenkins, Emyl
Steamed: A Gourmet Girl Mystery Conant, Susan
Conant-Park, Jessica
Sticks & Scones Davidson, Diane Mott
Stranded: An Ivy Malone Mystery McCourtney, Lorena
Stranger House Hill, Reginald
The Sudoku Murder Freydont, Shelley
The Sunday Philosophy Club McCall Smith, Alexander
Swan for the Money: A Meg Langslow Mystery Andrews, Donna
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie Bradley, Alan
The Tainted Snuff Box: A Beau Brummell Mystery Stevens, Rosemary
The Tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood: The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter Albert, Susan Wittig
The Tale of Hawthorn House: The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter Albert, Susan Wittig
The Tale of Holly How: The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter Albert, Susan Wittig
Telling Lies: A Maggie MacGowen Mystery Hornsby, Wendy
Thirty-Three Teeth Cotterill, Colin
This Pen for Hire: A Jaine Austen Mystery Levine, Laura
Three Bedrooms, One Corpse: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery Harris, Charlaine
Three Times Lucky Turnage, Sheila
Three to Get Deadly Evanovich, Janet
Thrones, Dominations Sayers, Dorothy L.
Till the Cows Come Home Clemens, Judy
The Time of the Wolf Blankenship, William D.
To the Hilt Francis, Dick
Too Big To Miss: An Odelia Grey Mystery Jaffarian, Sue Ann
Tool & Die Graves, Sarah
Tough Cookie Davidson, Diane Mott
Track of the Cat Barr, Nevada
Trap Door: A Home Repair Is Homicide Mystery Graves, Sarah
The Trouble with Magic Alt, Madelyn
Twenty Questions Clement, Alison
Two for the Dough Evanovich, Janet
Under Orders Francis, Dick
Unhinged: A Home Repair is Homicide Mystery Graves, Sarah
Until Death Whitney, Polly
Veiled Threats Donnelly, Deborah
Vision of Murder Laurie, Victoria
Warning Signs White, Stephen Walsh
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag Bradley, Alan
What Men Say Smith, Joan
What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw! Christie, Agatha
What's a Ghoul to Do? Laurie, Victoria
Whom the Gods Love Ross, Kate
A Wicked Slice Elkins, Charlotte
Wild Horses Francis, Dick
Withering Heights Cannell, Dorothy
Wreck the Halls: A Home Repair Is Homicide Mystery Graves, Sarah
The Wright 3 Balliett, Blue
The Wrong Stuff Fiffer, Sharon
The Wyndham Case Paton Walsh, Jill
Zapped: A Regan Reilly Mystery Clark, Carol Higgins
Zen Attitude Massey, Sujata
Zero at the Bone Walker, Mary Willis

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