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New library books

The following new mysteries are available at the Woodburn Branch of the Allen County Public Library.

“Paradise City” by Archer Mayor

Joe Gunther’s team at the Vermont Bureau of Investigation is alerted about a string of unrelated burglaries across the state. Then it becomes apparent the murder of an elderly woman in Boston is tied to these burglaries. Gunther, the Boston police and the vengeful niece of the old lady meet in Northampton to get to the bottom of this mystery.

“Wedding Cake Killer: A Fresh Baked Mystery” by Olivia J. Washburn

Phyllis Newsome hosted a wedding and baked a three-tiered cake for her friend, Eve Turner’s, wedding. But when Eve’s new husband turns up dead right after the honeymoon, Phyllis has to find out who killed him before the police put new bride in jail.

“The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds” by Alexander McCall Smith

The Edinburgh philosopher and amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie answers an appeal from a wealthy Scottish collector who has been robbed of a valuable painting.

“Mr. Monk Gets Even” by Lee Goldberg

Adrian Monk discovers that a recent string of accidental deaths and suicides are really murders. But when Monk’s main suspect is killed, he has to face the fact the he might be wrong for the first time. Then things get even more complicated when Monk’s arch nemesis escapes from prison.

“Rest for the Wicked” by Ellen Hart

De Andre Moore left private investigator Jane Lawless a voice mail just before he was knifed to death outside a gentlemen’s club. Then more people are murdered. Jane sets out to discover who killed Moore and how his death is connected with the others.

– Allen County Public Library