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Berkeley Prime Crime

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Yasmine Galenorn's MURDER UNDER A MYSTIC MOON (9780425200025, $7.99) tells of Emerald's party preparations for a teen daughter's birthday, when she's called upon to use her psychic abilities to look into a friend's disappearance. Her discovery of a body and a murder also uncovers a possible monstrous force in this fine thriller. Elizabeth Lynn Casey's SEW DEADLY (9780425229101, $6.99) tells of Tori, trying to forget gossip about her cheating ex in her small town home when she discovers the tow sweetheart dead at her back door. A fine mystery involves her in intrigue. Sheila Connolly's ROTTEN TO THE CORE (9780425228760, $6.99) provides a new Orchard Mystery revolving around Meg's apple orchard and a killer season when a local organic farmer is found murdered in her springhouse-involving her as the prime suspect. Annette Blair's LARCENY AND LACE (9780425229118, $7.99) tells of Madeira's new vintage clothing store housed in a renovated old town morgue and a dead body uncovered in one of the old body drawers. Add a break-in and intrigue is heavy, here. Chaz McGee's DESOLATE ANGEL (9780425228739, $6.99) tells of a second-rate cop murdered in a drug bust gone bad-and left wandering in limbo. A first-person story of the soul's determination to become a good ghost makes for a fine ghostly mystery. Kaye Morgan's KILLER SUDOKU (9780425228395, $6.99) tells of Liza, looking forward to a sudoku competition to break way form her boyfriends and job-until her toughest opponent drops dead. Contestants are being murdered and she may be next unless she can stem the tide. Jennie Bentley's SPACKLED AND SPOOKED (9780425229132, $6.99) tells of a home renovation gone awry when a home's inhabitants are dead. Avery's boyfriend wants to flip a ranch house where murder once happened-and renovations come to a halt when an unhappy ghost is unearthed. All are outstanding mysteries.

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Title Annotation:The Mystery/Suspense Shelf
Publication:The Bookwatch
Article Type:Book review
Date:Oct 1, 2009
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