Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Books Read in May

Good month, with a couple very good mysteries. Here's the list of books I read during May.

Consigned to Death by Jane K. Cleland - A debut mystery that introduces Josie Prescott, antiques dealer and appraiser in New Hampshire who becomes the primary suspect when a client is murdered.

Man O'War by Dorothy Ours - The story of the great racehorse, and the people that surrounded him.

Days of Summer by Jill Barnett - When a car accident kills a singer, the repercussions reverberate through three generations.

Blondes Have More Felons by Alesia Holliday - This fun debut mystery introduces December Vaughn who opens a Florida law firm, but doesn't expect sleezy lawyers or alligators in her office when she takes a major case.

The Killing of Strangers by Jerry Holt - Sam Haggard gets caught up in the aftermath of the Kent State shootings twenty-five years later.

Crime Beat by Michael Connelly - A decade of newspaper columns from Connelly's crime beats in Florida and LA.

Choosing Blue by Stephanie Hoppen - The interior designer demonstrates the use of blue in interior decoration.

Dead Man Running by Rett MacPherson - Torie O'Shea's enemy, the mayor, disappears soon after mysterious men are seen stalking him.

Mad Mouse by Chris Grabenstein - In the sequel to Tilt-A-Whirl, Danny Boyle and his friends are targeted as the summer ends on the New Jersey shore. Danny teams up with policeman John Ceepak to find the sniper.

Revenge of the Kudzu Debutantes by Cathy Holton - Three wives of partners in a Georgia law firm decide to get revenge when they discover their husbands cheated on them each year at the annual hunting getaway.

A Field of Darkness by Cornelia Read - Debut mystery introducing Madeline Dare, a reporter who searches for the killer of two girls when her favorite cousin's dogtags turn up as evidence.

Busted Flush by Brad Smith - A decent man has to deal with thieves and con men when he makes an historic discovery in Gettysburg.

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