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Discover A Collection - Mysteries and True Crime

Sherlock, Poirot, Scarpetta, Cadfael, Warshawsky – it would truly be a crime to miss out on these and other characters.  From the classic whodunit, to grittier suspense and police procedural mysteries, you’re sure to find a book that will have you searching for all the clues.  You won’t need to be Encyclopedia Brown to find these books – our Mystery section can be found on the ground floor just past the central stairs.  If you like your crime true-to-life, you’ll need to make your way up to the second floor to the 364s – there you will find stories of crimes straight from the news, both past and present. 

Wishful Seeing by Janet Kellough          Chaos: A Scarpetta Novel by Patricia Cornwell          Blood Defense by Marcia Clark          Out of Bounds by Val McDermid
True Crime:
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale          Midnight Assassin by Skip Hollandsworth          In Cold Blood by Truman Capote          The Spider and the Fly by Claudia Rowe
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