The Humbug Murders: An Ebenezer Scrooge Mystery

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Ebenezer Scrooge from Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol investigates a shocking murder—before he becomes the next victim—in this playful mystery in a new series from a New York Times bestselling author. Scrooge considers himself a rational man with a keen sense of deductive reasoning developed from years of business dealings. But that changes one night when he’s visited by the ghost of his former boss and friend, Fezziwig, who mysteriously warns him that three more will die, and ultimately Ebenezer himself—if he doesn’t get to the bottom of a vast conspiracy. When he wakes the next day, Scrooge discovers that not only is Fezziwig dead, but he’s under arrest as all evidence points toward himself: Scrooge’s calling card was found in the cold,…

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The Someday File (Deuce Mora Series) (Volume 1)

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What happens when the profession you’ve known all your adult life threatens to kill you, yet suffocating guilt and insatiable curiosity won’t let you walk away? That’s pretty much what happens to Deuce Mora, a columnist for the Chicago Journal, a big-city newspaper struggling to stay solvent in a world that seems to have outgrown newspapers and left them in ruin. What Deuce digs out of her “ideas” file is something that should be, at best, a human-interest story. The tale of an aging, low-level Chicago mobster living on beer, bourbon, and regret for the one mistake in his life that cost him everything. Deuce finds him in a Cicero bar late one afternoon, already drunk and resolute in his…

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Second Street Station: A Mary Handley Mystery

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Set in late nineteenth century New York, SECOND STREET STATION centers on Mary Handley, a brilliant, beautiful, and daring young woman. Breaking from societal expectations for women during this time-period, Mary is a self-sufficient, independent thinker and wants to achieve more than just becoming some man’s wife. She has studied ju-jitsu and other forms of self-defense from when she was a young girl. At first, it was to avoid childhood bullies, but these skills have come in handy as she has grown to adulthood. Her dream is to be a detective, and in preparation for it, she has read every book she can find on the subject, including ones about the emerging science of forensics. Mary gets a chance at…

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