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Death by Killer Mop Doll by Lois Winston
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Simon Says - Perdition Games by L.E. Fraser
AMANDA REID disappeared shortly before her sweet sixteenth birthday, and her mother was relieved. Estelle is the mother from hell, but she fears that her daughters Jasmine and Amanda are together and will discover a secret she's been ruthlessly guarding. When Amanda's disappearance wears Estelle down, she hires Private Detective Sam McNamara to find her. Sam uncovers a shocking connection to a cult, and the Reids' horrific [...]
 
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Skully, Perdition Games by L.E. Fraser
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Forty-sevem-year-old Marge Christensen finds her husband, Gene, dead in their garage, slumped over the steering wheel of his still running BMW. The police rule the death a suicide. Marge does not believe Gene killed himself. Althought likely suspects for murder and fraud do not abound in the suburban community of Bellevue, Washington, with perseverance and basic sleuthing, Marge discovers the truth -- in spite of the doubts [...]
 
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