Irene. QUAKER SILENCE. 1992.
Elizabeth Elliot, Clerk of a Quaker church,
investigates the death of a
church member when the police suspect a homeless
man is his murderer.
Irene. QUAKER WITNESS. 1993.
Soon after a female graduate student files sexual
harassament charges against
her Harvard professor, he is murdered. The student
seeks the assistance of
Quaker Clerk Elizabeth Elliot to clear her
Margot. THE CAPE COD CONUNDRUM. 1993.
Archaeologist Sir Toby Glendower and anthropologist
Penny Spring solve the
murder of a teacher found dead in her
Linda. SNAPSHOT. 1993. (Boston)
A distraught mother asks cabdriver/detective
Carlotta Carlyle to investigate
the circumstances of her daughter's death at a
Carole. NIGHTMARE POINT. 1993. (Cape Cod
and Boston suburbs)
Joyce Neuhaser, recently discharged from a
psychiatric hospital, searches for
her kidnapped teenage daughter.
Dick. OBLIGATIONS OF THE BONE. 1992.
Car mechanic/detective Alex Glauberman is
investigating a case of blackmail
for a doctor when a cancer patient's crucial bone
marrow is stolen.
Susan. BLOODLINES. 1993. (Cambridge)
Dog-writer Holly Winter becomes involved in murder
and the world of
disreputable "puppy mills" when a petshop owner is
Susan. GONE TO THE DOGS. 1992.
Holly Winter investigates the disappearance of a
veterinarian who had
recently antagonized several people, including a
patient's owner and a dog
Philip R. THE DOUBLE-MINDED MEN. 1992.
Private Investigator Jeff Jackson's girlfriend and
a stolen Middle Eastern
necklace, missing for 200 years, both disappear at
the same party -- the
occassion at which the necklace was to be returned
to its rightful owner.
Crabbe. FEAR IN FENWAY. 1993, 1994.
Much of baseball trivia fills a mystery of two
former Red Sox players
murdered at Fenway Park and investigated by writer
Jeremiah. FOURSOME. 1993. (some
Detective John Cuddy faces overwhelming evidence
when he tries to clear his
client of murdering his wife and two friends with a
Jeremiah. SHALLOW GRAVES. 1992.
When a beautiful Amer-Asian model, granddaughter of
a local mob boss, is
murdered, the insurance company hires Cuddy to
Susan. OUT OF THE DARKNESS. 1992
(Cambridge, Merrimack Valley)
Freelancer Liz Connors researches serial killings
in the Merrimack Valley for
a true crime writer's latest book.
Paul. DEATH IN DEEP WATER. 1992, 1993.
Hired to prove a whale was not responsible for a
marine park trainer's death,
"Soc" Socarides goes undercover in the park looking
for the man's enemies.
Paul. FEEDING FRENZY. 1993. (Cape Cod)
Several crises take up PI/fisherman "Soc"
Socarides' summer: bodies washing
up on a popular beach, his nephew's drug dealing,
and attempts by a real estate
developer to discredit a local sailing
Jane. DIVINE INSPIRATION. 1993.
Organist Alan Starr and detective Homer Kelley
search for the mother of a
toddler found in front of a Back Bay
Grant. DEAD ON YOUR FEET. 1993.
Gay hairdresser Stan Kraychick searches for clues
when an artist in his
lover's ballet company is murdered.
Grant. LOVE YOU TO DEATH. 1992.
Hairdresser Stan Kraychik is stuck with a
four-year-old when his mother is
arrested for murder. Stan tries to solve the murder
so he can return his
difficult charge to his mother.
Susan. DOUBLE TAKE. 1994. (North
When a student/janitor is murdered at a local art
college, Police Chief Joe
Silva must investigate both school and town
Susan. MURDER IN MELLINGHAM. 1993. (North
When manipulative Beth O'Donnell is murdered after
her brother's party,
Police Chief Joe Silva has the entire guestlist to
Tobey. AT SEA. 1993. (Provincetown)
Policeman Peter Blue has two related cases: the
fatal shooting of a local
drug runner and the rape/murder of a woman whose
phone number was found on the
Katherine Hall. THE BODY IN THE CAST. 1993
Hired to cater for a movie company filming an
updated version of "The Scarlet
Letter," Faith Fairchild cannot resist snooping
when a cast member is poisoned
and a candidate for Selectman is
Robert B. PAPER DOLL. 1993. (Boston)
While investigating the murder of a Beacon Hill
wife, Spencer discovers that
her identity for the last twenty years has been a
Margaret. ELEGY FOR A THIEF. 1993.
Moira Doheny is found next to a suicide note.
Detective Gabe Dunn believes
that she was murdered, especially after meeting
some of her petty criminal
Margaret. REQUIEM FOR A POSTMAN. 1993.
Sergeant Gabe Dunn investigates the murder of a
mailman whose body was hidden
in the Men's Room at a local park.
Winona. A SUDDEN DEATH AT THE NORFOLK
CAFE. 1993. (Boston)
A nun and her former boyfriend aid a pregnant
teenager who has evidence
incriminating her mob-involved lover and her
father, a Congressional candidate.
William. THE SNAKE EATER. 1993. (Boston,
After lawyer Brady Coyne helps a Vietnam vet on a
drug charge and finds a
literary agent for his seond book, the man is found
dead, shot with an arrow.
Kelly and Jack Hanna. LION'S SHARE. 1992.
When zoo staff begin dying mysteriously, a new
veterinarian tries to find the
cause in order to save animals believed to be the
Maynard F. TRADE SECRETS. 1993. (Boston,
Boston P.I. Nason Nichols is hired by a high tech
company to retrieve a
computer chip secret stolen by a former
by Nancy Richards, Memorial Hall Library,
Andover. 1994. Distributed by the
Eastern Massachusetts Regional System.
Headquarters: Boston Public Library.