Mary Higgin’s Clark’s All by Myself, Alone (print and CD) is a classic whodunit in which a glamorous cruise turns deadly. In The Crow Trap by Ann Cleeves, Vera Stanhope must piece together the truth about a suspicious suicide. This Grave Hour by Jacqueline Winspear combines mystery and history as Maise Dobbs investigates the murder of a refugee as Britain teeters on the brink of war. Cocaine Blues introduces Phryne Fisher, an heiress turned Aussie crime solver.
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