52 Steps to Murder

Author: Steve Demaree
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781974040216
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Two homicide detectives, who detest exercise in any form, get to a crime scene only to find they have to climb fifty-two steps to get to the house's front porch, and a few more steps to get to where the victim is found. Over the next several days they check and recheck all of the evidence and get a lot more exercise before they find out who murdered the victim. And all this time someone is playing cat-and-mouse games with them. The book contains laugh-out-loud humor, interesting characters, and a tough mystery to solve.

Murder in the Winter

Author: Steve Demaree
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ISBN: 9781974189175
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After a heavy snowstorm, as a detective is clearing snow from his car, he finds a note someone has left him. The person who left it claims he is going to commit murder over the weekend at a remote inn and there is no way the detective and his partner will be able to stop the murderer. The two detectives reserve two rooms at the inn. When it turns out that their presence cannot stop the murder, it is up to the duo to solve it. When they receive the autopsy report, their list of suspects begins to grow and some of the evidence conflicts with what they already know.

Murder in the Library

Author: Steve Demaree
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781974238446
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In the third book in the Lt. Dekker/Sgt. Murdock series, a man is found dead inside the locked library of his home. Surveillance cameras show that no one other than the deceased entered the library, and yet the man has been shot with a poisoned dart. The case means even more to the two detectives than any of their previous cases, because the deceased was a mentor to both of them when they were boys. The deceased had received a threatening note, which the two detectives knew about, and he had promised to leave them a clue if he was murdered. He did, but it turned out to be harder to decipher than the detectives thought. The duo questions friends and foe of the retired professor until they find the one clue that leads them to the guilty party.

Murder in Gatlinburg

Author: Steve Demaree
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ISBN: 9781974680771
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When two homicide detectives retire, they are given a week at a resort in Gatlinburg, Tennessee as a retirement gift. The two, who have never been on vacation are to become a part of a bus tour group. But when they arrive at their destination, one person from their group disappears, and shortly thereafter another goes missing. One of the detectives is itchy to check into the situation, while the other reminds him that they are retired. Nothing changes when they learn that one of the missing people has been murdered. This seventh book in the series is filled with sightseeing, laughs, and a good whodunit that needs to be solved.

Murder on a Blind Date

Author: Steve Demaree
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ISBN: 9781975760267
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When it is learned that several murder victims died after being on blind dates through the same dating service, a retired detective is asked to help solve the case. Doing so is hard for him because he has a jealous girlfriend, and the department has asked him to go on some blind dates with those who have contacted the dating service. This whodunit is full of twists and turns and humorous moments.

Murder at the High School Reunion

Author: Steve Demaree
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781974340637
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In the fifth book in this series, Lt. Dekker gets an advance warning that he might be investigating a couple of murders when two people turn up missing after a high school reunion. When those bodies do indeed turn up, the lieutenant and his sergeant sidekick go to work. They start by interviewing everyone who attended that high school reunion. In their favor is the fact that not a lot of people attended the reunion, but it doesn't help them any when they find out that everyone hated one of the victims, but none of them appear guilty of murder.

Arsenic and Old Books

Author: Miranda James
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 0425277534
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Lucinda Beckwith Long, the mayor of Athena, has donated a set of Civil War-era diaries to the archives of Athena College. The books were recently discovered among the personal effects of an ancestor of Mrs. Long's husband. The mayor would like wonder-librarian Charlie to preserve them as a part of the Long family legacy. This is no ordinary archiving project though, as what Charlie discovers could seriously impact both the upcoming mayoral election and her own livelihood.

A Body on April Fool s Day

Author: Steve Demaree
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ISBN: 9781724660879
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In this fifteenth installment in the series, Cy Dekker is ready to enjoy a nice breakfast at the Blue Moon diner with his good friend Lou Murdock on April Fool's Day, when a dead body gets in the way. When they find out the man was not murdered, they get to enjoy breakfast together anyway, but a subsequent murder finds the two of them traipsing all over the county questioning a little bit of everyone who knew the man they found dead. The problem is that everyone they question seems to have a good alibi or no motive for murdering the man.

Little Rachel Dark

Author: Karina Gioertz
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781490930749
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This is the story of Little Rachel Dark and the time she decided she was ready to find her light.

A Smoky Mountain Mystery

Author: Steve Demaree
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ISBN: 9781976256721
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A woman finally convinces her wealthy husband that they should take a vacation. He is not an outdoorsman and works long hours, so she is surprised when he chooses a chalet in the Smoky Mountains outside of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. All is fine the first few days of their vacation, and then she receives a phone call telling her that someone is trying to kill her. Then her husband disappears. Notes are left on the chalet's doorstep. She receives text messages that are threatening. She is told where to go and when. It is obvious that more than one person is involved and they are not working together. She keeps seeing the same strangers over and over, but none of them threaten her in person. She has no one to turn to, and she is not sure who to trust and who not to trust. She is not even sure of those who work in law enforcement. She attempts to continue to try to enjoy her vacation, wondering if her husband will return, while all the time she is looking over her shoulder.