Hometown Mysteries

Spyglass Lane Mysteries

 

Spyglass Lane MysteriesI’m sorry to report that Barbour’s Hometown Mysteries line has been cancelled. However there is good news to report, too. Many of the authors in the line are joining together with MacGregor Literary Agency to publish these books in e-book format under the Spyglass Lane Mysteries Imprint. Click here for a list of the authors.

Hometown Mysteries Listed below are all of the books available for purchase in the Hometown Mysteries line until they sell out and here they are bookmarked on Amazon.

May 2011
Died in the Wool (Massachusetts Mayhem Mysteries, No. 2)
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Died in the Wool (Massachusetts Mayhem , No. 2)
(Mass Market Paperback)
By Elizabeth Ludwig, Janelle Mowery (Barbour Publishing, Inc)
Release date: May 01, 2011
Hone you investigative skills with Died in the Wool, a mystery filled with humor, suspense, and romance. Monah Trenary is battling for city funds for her beloved library. When a rival for the much-needed monies winds up dead, Monah is considered one of the prime suspects. When a second corpse weighs in, police detective Mike Brockman discovers that, according to the evidence, Monah and monkshood are a lethal combination. Can Monah and proven sleuth Casey Alexander find the real killer before this librarian is booked for murder?
April 2011
Rest in Peace (Hometown Mysteries)
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Rest in Peace (Hometown )
(Paperback)
By Frances Devine (Barbour Publishing, Inc.)
Release date: April 01, 2011
Ride along on a hair-raising adventure with Victoria Storm and her cohorts as they comb Cedar Chapel for clues to a murder. When the local pet store owner is found dead, the coroner deems it due to a fall. But Victoria, her fiancé Benjamin, and the residents of Cedar Chapel Lodge, a senior boardinghouse, think it’s murder. As they begin to uncover evidence, things go from bad to worse and their friend Miss Aggie disappears, leaving her blood-stained clothing behind. Will Victoria catch the killer or be the next victim? (20110126).
March 2011
The Perfect Match (Hometown Mysteries)
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The Perfect Match (Hometown )
(Paperback)
By Janice Hanna (Barbour Publishing, Inc.)
Release date: March 01, 2011
Join Annie Peterson as she follows the clues to discover who set fire to the local dating service, the Perfect Match. Is the arsonist the financially strapped widow who owns the matchmaking business, a mismatched newspaper editor, an unsatisfied and unmarried forty-something customer, or the new female investigator who, except for her suspicious past, seems the ideal mate for Annie’s son Devin? The race is on—to see whether or not Annie and her cohorts can solve the crime before another building is burned to the ground and before Devin becomes enamored of the woman who may be Ms. Wrong.
February 2011
Blown Away (Hometown Mysteries)
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Blown Away (Hometown )
(Paperback)
By Nancy Mehl (Barbour Publishing, Inc.)
Release date: February 01, 2011
What’s a girl to do when she hates clowns but finds out her new boyfriend moonlights as a clown and is now accused of killing another clown? (20101102).
January 2011
Burying the Hatchet (Hometown Mysteries)
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Burying the Hatchet (Hometown )
(Paperback)
By Chris Well (Barbour Publishing, Inc.)
Release date: January 01, 2011
What happens when a psychic and a minister are invited to a debate, and both walk into the room but only one leaves alive? Longtime grump Earl Walker thinks it may be time to find a different church as his new pastor is now a suspect in murder. But can Earl’s lady friend convince him to stand up for his newfound friends and fight for the truth? (20110109).
December 2010
The Camera Never Lies (Hometown Mysteries)
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The Camera Never Lies (Hometown )
(Paperback)
By Elizabeth Goddard (Barbour Publishing, Inc.)
Release date: December 01, 2010
Crash the wedding and meet photographer Polly Perkins who zooms in on a murder victim. As she studies an endless line of potential suspects from safely behind her camera, Polly finds love staring back at her. Will her uncanny ability to read emotions through a camera lens help prevent another murder—while exploring her own potential for romance?
November 2010
May Cooler Heads Prevail (Hometown Mysteries)
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May Cooler Heads Prevail (Hometown )
(Paperback)
By Teri Dunnegan (Barbour Books)
Release date: November 01, 2010
The last time Dixie’s Aunt Connie saw her fiancé was the night before their wedding. Now, forty years later, he’s wrapped in pink cellophane and lying in Connie’s flower cooler… Psychologist Dixie Tanner has been recruited by her uncle to help prove her aunt’s innocence in the murder of Aaron Scott. But when Dixie arrives home in Kenna Springs, she finds her loyal-but-whacky relatives have taken matters into their own hands and are determined to find the killer before anyone misses the victim. There are just two little problems.
October 2010
Nipped in the Bud (Hometown Mysteries)
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Sale Price: $5.41
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Nipped in the Bud (Hometown )
(Paperback)
BySusan Sleeman (Barbour Publishing, Inc.)
Release date: October 01, 2010
Prepare to attend the Pickle Fest in Serendipity, Oregon, along with Paige Turner and Adam Hayes. But first you must help them unravel the mystery of how the city manager wound up dead in a mound of mulch in the city park that Paige was hired to landscape. Can Adam’s knowledge of the law keep her out of jail and win her love? (20101111).
September 2010
Advent of a Mystery (Hometown Mysteries)
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Advent of a Mystery (Hometown )
(Paperback)
By Marilyn Leach (Barbour Books)
Release date: September 01, 2010
For lovers of classic Agatha Christie and Jan Karon village characters, this English set mystery is sure to please. Berdie Elliott, the wife of the new parish priest, thought she left her old life as an investigative reporter behind her, but she soon discovers a village full of secrets when a man dies at a Christmas celebration. Could a clue to his demise be hidden in an advent wreath? Can Berdie curb her natural instincts to get involved in both a mystery and a romance, or will she let the local law handle things? (20101122).
August 2010
May Cooler Heads Prevail (Hometown Mysteries)
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Sale Price: $2.89
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May Cooler Heads Prevail (Hometown )
(Paperback)
By Teri Dunnegan (Barbour Books)
Release date: November 01, 2010
The last time Dixie’s Aunt Connie saw her fiancé was the night before their wedding. Now, forty years later, he’s wrapped in pink cellophane and lying in Connie’s flower cooler… Psychologist Dixie Tanner has been recruited by her uncle to help prove her aunt’s innocence in the murder of Aaron Scott. But when Dixie arrives home in Kenna Springs, she finds her loyal-but-whacky relatives have taken matters into their own hands and are determined to find the killer before anyone misses the victim. There are just two little problems.
July 2010
Nursing a Grudge (Hometown Mysteries)
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Nursing a Grudge (Hometown )
(Paperback)
By Chris Well (Barbour Publishing, Inc.)
Release date: July 01, 2010
What’s a grouchy old man to do when two attractive women drag him from his assisted-living apartment to join a clandestine chili party? He almost has fun–until someone ends up dead. Now Earl Walker seems to be the only person suspicious of the way the partygoer met his demise. Can he solve the puzzle–and figure out his relationship with his new lady friend–before the home is closed down by state inspectors and all the suspects move away?
June 2010
Missing Mabel (Curl Up and Dye Mystery Series, No. 1 / Hometown Mysteries)
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Missing Mabel (Curl Up and Dye Mystery Series, No. 1 / Hometown )
(Paperback)
By Nancy Mehl (Barbour Publishing, Inc.)
Release date: August 01, 2010
Watch the tangled mess a Kansas hairdresser gets herself into when she reports to the funeral home that the body she is to work on is not the same as in her reference photo. Is she being punished when the director accuses her of stealing a diamond ring? Will Hilde Higgins’s former boyfriend help her unravel the issue or only bring more trouble to her life?