Deon's Favorite Mysteries

Here are a few of my favorite mysteries.

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Junkyard Dogs: A Longmire Mystery Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143119531
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Published: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2011

You cannot go wrong with one of Craig Johnson's Longmire mysteries.  I picked Junkyard Dogs as my favorite becuase of the humor.  The opening scene is priceless!  


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Any Other Name: A Longmire Mystery Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143126973
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Published: Penguin Books - April 28th, 2015

Any Other Name blends an entertaining story with a serious subject and does it well.


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The Dark Horse: A Longmire Mystery Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143117315
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Published: Penguin Books - May 25th, 2010

Dark Horse has a clever plot, the horse is cool too.


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Time's Witness Cover Image
$24.19
ISBN: 9781570717543
Availability: Backordered
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - April 1st, 2002

Time's Witness takes on the death penalty, is beautifully written, and has a good mystery too

I also enjoyed Uncivil Seasons and First Lady by Michael Malone.


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Gentlemen and Players: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060559151
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - December 26th, 2006

Gentlemen and Players has an inrecibly clever plot excellently written.


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The Gods of Gotham (A Timothy Wilde Novel #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780425261255
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 5th, 2013

Oh my, Lindsay Faye can write!  Great characters, lots of historical detail, and a plot that is dead clever. All the myseteries in this series are brilliant.


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The Redbreast: A Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series #3) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061134005
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 3rd, 2017

The plot moves from current day back to WWII, brilliant mystery.


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I Am Pilgrim: A Thriller Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781439177730
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - December 2nd, 2014

An edge of your seat thriller with great characters.


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Istanbul Passage: A Novel Cover Image
$18.70
ISBN: 9781439156438
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Published: Washington Square Press - April 16th, 2013

Set after WWII in Istanbul, great characters, lots of moral ambiguity.


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The Tin Roof Blowdown (Dave Robicheaux ) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781416548508
Availability: Hard to Find - Unlikely to be Available
Published: Pocket Books - June 17th, 2008

The portrayal of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina is wrenching.


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Jade Dragon Mountain: A Mystery (Li Du Novels #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250072337
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 5th, 2016

Interesting look at China, the main character is easy to like, and lots of historical detail.


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The Strangler Vine (A Blake and Avery Novel #1) Cover Image
$17.60
ISBN: 9780425280744
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 23rd, 2016

Reminiscent of Sherlock Holmes, set in India in the 1830's.   


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Stone's Fall: A Novel Cover Image
$19.80
ISBN: 9780385522854
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Published: Random House - June 1st, 2010

Lots of historical detail and a very clever plot.


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An Incomplete Revenge: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (Maisie Dobbs Novels #5) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780312428181
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Published: Picador - November 25th, 2008

All of the Maisie Dobbs series are good, this is my favorite.


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Enter Pale Death (A Detective Joe Sandilands Novel #12) Cover Image
$17.55
ISBN: 9781616956172
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Published: Soho Crime - November 3rd, 2015

All of the Joe Sandilands series are good, this is my favortire.


Devices and Desires Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400076246
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Published: Vintage - May 11th, 2004

PD James use of language and intricate plots are  engrossing.


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The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four (Everyman's Library Classics Series) Cover Image
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Andrew Lycett (Introduction by)
$25.95
ISBN: 9780375712678
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Published: Everyman's Library - December 2nd, 2014