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December 11, 2017

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Books, Movies & Music : Pacific Northwest Mysteries and Suspense

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Here are some mysteries and suspense titles set in the Pacific Northwest. 

 

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The Bones and the Book

The Bones and the Book
Isenberg, Jane

The 1965 Seattle earthquake unearths a skeleton and a Jewish immigrant’s diary in the streets of underground Seattle. Newly widowed Rachel Mazursky translates the book and follows clues to a killer’s identity.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 10 copies

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Deserves to Die

Deserves to Die
Jackson, Lisa

Detectives Alvarez and Pescoli investigate brutal Jane Doe murders in rural Grizzly Falls, Montana and try to get along with a new commander, while Sheriff Grayson lies in a coma in this sixth book of a series.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 5 copies

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Ring in the Dead

Ring in the Dead
Jance, Judith A.

After rookie cop J. P. Beaumont and his first partner, Milton Gurkey (aka Pickles) finish a meal at the Doghouse restaurant, Pickles is found outside unconscious with the body of a dead woman nearby.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 6 copies

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Fixed

Fixed
Kornetsky, L. A.

Ginny (human owner of Georgie, a Shar-Pei) and Teddy (human owner of Mistress Penny, a tabby) get mixed up in an animal shelter fraud case that turns ugly when murder is suspected in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood.


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Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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Circles in the Snow

Circles in the Snow
McManus, Patrick F.

While snowshoeing, Sheriff Tully finds a body sporting an arrow near a mysterious snow circle, not unlike those allegedly alien-made crop circles, and begins his typically easy-going investigation in rural Idaho.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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Deadly Row to Hoe

Deadly Row to Hoe
McRae, Cricket

Sophie Mae and Meghan, organic farmers in Cadyville, Washington, find a nasty surprise in their compost heap, in this mystery filled with craft ideas and recipes.


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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The Impersonator

The Impersonator
Miley, Mary

Oregon heiress Jessie Carr’s seven-year absence provides her slimy Uncle Oliver with the perfect excuse to hire a vaudeville actress to impersonate his niece and steal her fortune in this 1920s Jazz Age mystery.


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Unspeakable

Unspeakable
O'Brien, Kevin

Seattle behavioral therapist Olivia Barker suspects a troubled client of murder after counseling him under hypnosis, but is fearful of speaking out when she is personally targeted.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 1 copies

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Capacity for Murder

Capacity for Murder
Pajer, Bernadette

It’s 1903, and Professor Bradshaw’s scientific expertise is requested at the Healing Sands Sanitarium in coastal Washington, where an electrotherapeutic treatment has ended in death.


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Possession

Possession
Richardson, Kat

Greywalker Harper Blaine is asked to investigate a case of a seemingly possessed patient who awoke from a vegetative state to paint compulsively and speak in tongues, in this Seattle urban fantasy suspense.


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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