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Witches' Bane Witches' Bane
By Albert, Susan Wittig
1996-08 - Berkley
9780425144060 Check our catalog

The second China Bayles mystery. Herb shop owner China is shocked when Halloween hijinks take a gruesome turn in Pecan Springs, ending in a brutal murder. And China is even more shocked when her friend Ruby, a New Age expert in tarot and astrology, becomes the prime suspect after a minister accuses her of witchcraft. …More

Death of a Trickster Death of a Trickster
By Borden, Kate
2005-05 - Wheeler Publishing
9781587249587 Check our catalog

Mayor and single mom Peggy Jean Turner is up to her sleuthing tricks again. This time, Halloween has brought on a slew of strange occurrences in the quaint town of Cobb's Landing. The bone-chilling goings-on start with some actual bones being found in the Alsop forest. Then the much-anticipated pumpkin float race ends with a ghastly discovery - the murdered body of the police chief's teenage son. …More

The Hunt Ball The Hunt Ball
By Brown, Rita Mae
2006-09 - Ballantine Books
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The delightful cast of human and animal characters from Brown's bestselling foxhunting series returns in a new tale of murder and Southern social graces. …More

Frill Kill Frill Kill
By Childs, Laura
2007-10 - Berkley Publishing Group
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On her way home from a ghoulish Halloween gathering, New Orleans shop owner Carmela Bertrand finds the dead body of a model--and is then attacked herself. Carmela must find what's lurking in the shadows. Includes scrapbooking tips and recipes. …More

Hallowe'en Party: A Hercule Poirot Mystery Hallowe'en Party: A Hercule Poirot Mystery
By Christie, Agatha
2011-06 - Harper Paperbacks
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At a Hallowe'en party, Joyce--a hostile thirteen-year-old--boasts that she once witnessed a murder. When no one believes her, she storms off home. But within hours her body is found, still in the house, drowned in an apple-bobbing tub. …More

A Catered Halloween A Catered Halloween
By Crawford, Isis
2008-09 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
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In the fifth adventure in Crawford's much-loved culinary mystery series, sisters Libby and Bernie Simmons attend a haunted house fundraiser--with some truly spooky surprises. …More

Silver Scream: A Bed-And-Breakfast Mystery Silver Scream: A Bed-And-Breakfast Mystery
By Daheim, Mary
2003-07 - Avon Books
9780380815630 Check our catalog

The latest entertaining entry in the acclaimed Bed and Breakfast series of delightful mysteries finds a Hollywood crew descending upon Judith McMonigle Flynn's Hillside Manor on Halloween weekend for one final, fatal production. …More

The Diva Haunts the House The Diva Haunts the House
By Davis, Krista
2011-09 - Berkley Prime Crime
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Domestic diva Sophie Winston is getting into the Halloween spirit- her decorations for a community haunted house are so good, it's scary. Not to be outdone, rival domestic diva Natasha is throwing a spooktacular Halloween party at her house. But when Sophie arrives, she discovers one of Natasha's guests dead in a Halloween display, and a pale, fanged partygoer fleeing the scene.…More

The Witchfinder

The Witchfinder
By Estleman, Loren D.
2000-10 - Ulverscroft Large Print
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In seventeenth-century New England witchfinders were the bearers of false witness - and were paid handsomely for their lies. In twentieth-century Detroit, the pickings are easier, and the pay has gone through the roof.


Scary Stuff Scary Stuff
By Fiffer, Sharon Sloan
2009-09 - Minotaur Books
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Jane Wheel is fascinated by a story of mistaken identity. Three times, someone mistakenly accuses her brother of cheating them on eBay. Then one of her parents' friends is attacked at home, leading Jane to dig deeper into the goings on in her hometown. …More

Sweet Poison Sweet Poison
By Hart, Ellen
2009-11 - Minotaur Books
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With the election heating up, restaurateur Jane Lawless must find a murderer before he kills off her father's bid for governor, in Hart's latest mystery. …More

Murder Among Us Murder Among Us
By Jacobs, Jonnie
1999-03 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781575663982 Check our catalog

Halloween is fast approaching, but there are no treats in store for part-time teacher Kate Austen. The unsolved killing of a local girl is testing her mettle, an impending divorce from her husband Andy, is working her last nerve, and an unexpected visit from her mother-in-law has sent Kate's boyfriend, police detective Michael Stone, running for cover. …More

Death of a Neighborhood Witch Death of a Neighborhood Witch
By Levine, Laura
2012-08 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
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When Cryptessa Muldoon, a Hollywood has-been who spends her days making enemies with everyone on the street, is found murdered on Halloween night, Jaine Austen, to prove her own innocence, must unmask a killer among a neighborhood filled with suspects. …More

Tricks Tricks
By McBain, Ed
2012-02 - Thomas & Mercer
9781612181882 Check our catalog


It's Halloween night, and a suitably bizarre crime spree taxes the talents of the intrepid 87th Precinct detectives. A gang of midgets, dressed up as trick-or-treaters, knocks over a series of liquor stores, ruthlessly murdering the owners; a magician mysteriously disappears, whereupon his various body parts turn up in scattered locations around the city; and a mad slasher is preying on the hookers who inhabit a seedy bar in the treacherous Canal Zone.

Trick or Treat Murder Trick or Treat Murder
By Meier, Leslie
Author Meir, Leslie
1996-10 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781575660936 Check our catalog

It's October in Maine, and everyone in Tinker's Cove is preparing for the annual Halloween festival. While Lucy Stone is whipping up orange-frosted cupcakes, recycling tutus for her daughters' Halloween costumes, helping her son with his pre-teen rebellion, and breast-feeding her brand-new baby, an arsonist is loose in Tinker's Cove. When the latest fire claims the life of the owner of the town's oldest house, arson turns into murder. …More

Twilight Twilight
By Pickard, Nancy
1996-08 - Pocket Books
9780671782900 Check our catalog

In this mysterious tale the fortunes of Port Frederick, Massachusettts, are riding on the upcoming Autumn Festival, sponsored by the Judy Foundation, founder and director, Jenny Cain. As if running the fair wasn't enough, Jenny's life and her own fortunes become much more complicated when she is swept into a long-running, deadly controversy which, to her horror, threatens disaster for those she holds dear. …More