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Death Shifts Gears (Outside the Circle Mystery #2) by Shereen Vedam

A guardian. A friend. A paranormal investigator.EMT Abbie Grimshaw must prove she can be a good guardian for two young orphans, but a shape-shifter friend needs her to find out what got his sister killed.The investigation drives Abbie straight into the cutthroat world of magically modified food.If she doesn’t get it in gear and solve… Continue reading Death Shifts Gears (Outside the Circle Mystery #2) by Shereen Vedam

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Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young

A rural island community steeped in the mystical superstitions of its founders and haunted by an unsolved murder is upended by the return of the suspected killer in this deeply atmospheric novel.Emery Blackwood’s life was forever changed on the eve of her high school graduation, when the love of her life, August Salt, was accused… Continue reading Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young

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The Change by Kirsten Miller

In the Long Island oceanfront community of Mattauk, three different women discover that midlife changes bring a whole new type of empowerment…After Nessa James’s husband dies and her twin daughters leave for college, she’s left all alone in a trim white house not far from the ocean. In the quiet of her late forties, the… Continue reading The Change by Kirsten Miller

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I Am Margaret Moore by Hannah Capin 

I am a girl. I am a monster, too.Each summer the girls of Deck Five come back to Marshall Naval School. They sail on jewel-blue waters; they march on green drill-fields; they earn sunburns and honors. They push until they break apart and heal again, stronger.Each summer Margaret and Rose and Flor and Nisreen come… Continue reading I Am Margaret Moore by Hannah Capin 

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Death Takes a Detour (Outside the Circle Mystery #1) by Shereen Vedam 

A murder. A mystery. A legacy to uphold.Abbie Grimshaw’s road to recovery from a traumatic experience takes her on many journeys. On a whim, she stops at St. Michael’s church and runs straight into more danger.This time, there’s a supernatural complication: she can see—and talk to—the Earl of Ashford. He died in 1816, but death… Continue reading Death Takes a Detour (Outside the Circle Mystery #1) by Shereen Vedam 

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Bones to Ashes (Temperance Brennan #10) by Kathy Reichs

For Temperance Brennan the discovery of a young girl's skeleton in Acadia, Canada, is more than just another assignment. Évangéline, Tempe's childhood best friend, was also from Acadia. Named for the character in the Longfellow poem, Évangéline was the most exotic person in Tempe's eight-year-old world. When Évangéline disappeared, Tempe was warned not to search… Continue reading Bones to Ashes (Temperance Brennan #10) by Kathy Reichs

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A Study in Silks (The Baskerville Affair #1) by Emma Jane Holloway

London, April 4, 1888 ~ Evelina Cooper, niece of Sherlock Holmes, is ready for her first London Season - except for a murderer, missing automatons, a sorcerer, and a talking mouse. In a Victorian era ruled by a ruthless steam baron council, mechanical power is the real monarch, and sorcery the demon enemy of the… Continue reading A Study in Silks (The Baskerville Affair #1) by Emma Jane Holloway

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The Devil Whispered by Shawn Starkweather

Ex special-forces commander Jacobi Slate is drawn into a downward spiraling vortex of fear and doubt while investigating a brutal murder that's been committed by an old friend. As evidence mounts that someone else might be pulling strings from the shadows, Jacobi struggles to understand a developing connection to his own past, which is quickly… Continue reading The Devil Whispered by Shawn Starkweather

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Map of the Impossible (Mapwalker #3) by J.F. Penn

A journey through the realm of the dead.A threat that will change the world.A choice that might save everything—or end it all.As natural disasters sweep Earthside, a mutant army rises in the Borderlands, driven by the dark force behind the Shadow Cartographers.Sienna and the Mapwalker team must use the Map of the Impossible to journey… Continue reading Map of the Impossible (Mapwalker #3) by J.F. Penn

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Map of Plagues (Mapwalker #2) by J.F. Penn

A city threatened by an ancient plague.A love across borders.A desperate choice that could break their worlds apart forever.When a fragment of a deadly map is recovered from a medieval plague pit in London, the Mapwalker team must cross over into the Borderlands once more. I read this book right after I read the first… Continue reading Map of Plagues (Mapwalker #2) by J.F. Penn