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Masking for Trouble
Author: Diane Vallere
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698183444
Pages: 304
Year: 2016-10-04
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Halloween brings more tricks than treats for costume shop owner Margo Tamblyn in the second in a new cozy series from the national bestselling author of the Material Witness Mysteries. Halloween conjures up big business for Margo Tamblyn’s costume shop, Disguise DeLimit, but this year, the holiday comes knocking with serious trouble. Venture capitalist Paul Haverford plans to rezone historic downtown into a glitzy commercial area which would push out local business. Margo is set on saving her family’s store, especially after a nasty run-in with the chain-store tycoon, but after Haverford’s body is discovered during a spooky party at the derelict Alexandria Hotel, Margo finds herself dressed as the police’s prime suspect. Anxious to clear her name, Margo begins hunting down anyone who might have wanted Haverford dead. Between all of his malicious maneuverings, the murdered mogul had buckets of people anxious to see him gone. Now, Margo will have to use every trick in the book to find a cloaked killer—before someone else winds up wearing a death shroud... From the Paperback edition.
A Disguise to Die for
Author: Diane Vallere
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 042527828X
Pages: 292
Year: 2016
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"Includes recipes and costume ideas!"--Page 4 of cover.
Dressed to Confess
Author: Diane Vallere
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0425278301
Pages: 304
Year: 2017-08
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Costume shop owner Margo Tamblyn faces a deadly conspiracy when a small-town festival turns into big-time trouble. It's no secret around Proper City, Nevada, that the Sagebrush Festival, the town's annual family-friendly event, is the place to be. This year's theme of board games has everything from Conspiracy to Clue. Margo Tamblyn's costume shop, Disguise DeLimit, has been tasked with providing costumes for the festival headliner, the Domino Divas. But on the night of the performance, one fallen Domino threatens to bring down the whole show when head dancer Ronnie Cass is found in her dressing room, unmasked, unprepared, and very, very dead. As the police investigate, Margo learns that Don Digby, her father's best friend, is the prime suspect, tied to the victim by an unsolved robbery connected to Proper City's past. As conspiracies abound and theories are debunked, Margo seeks to unmask the real killer before her dad's buddy winds up in a costume made with prison stripes. INCLUDES RECIPES AND COSTUME IDEAS!
A Disguise to Die For
Author: Diane Vallere
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698183428
Pages: 304
Year: 2016-02-02
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Someone is dressed to kill in the debut Costume Shop Mystery from the national bestselling author of the Material Witness mysteries. No sooner does former magician’s assistant Margo Tamblyn return home to Proper City, Nevada, to run Disguise DeLimit, her family’s costume shop, than she gets her first big order. Wealthy nuisance Blitz Manners needs forty costumes for a detective-themed birthday bash. As for Blitz himself, his Sherlock Holmes is to die for—literally—when, in the middle of the festivities, Margo’s friend and party planner Ebony Welles is caught brandishing a carving knife over a very dead Blitz. For Margo, clearing Ebony’s name is anything but elementary, especially after Ebony flees town. Now Margo is left to play real-life detective in a town full of masked motives, cloaked secrets, and veiled vendettas. But as she soon learns, even a killer disguise can’t hide a murderer in plain sight for long. INCLUDES RECIPES AND COSTUME IDEAS! FIRST IN A NEW SERIES! From the Paperback edition.
Nancy Drew 30: The Clue of the Velvet Mask
Author: Carolyn Keene
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110107731X
Pages: 192
Year: 1953-01-01
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A masquerade party at the Hendricks’ mansion quickly turns into a mystery when Nancy and her favorite date, Ned Nickerson, spy a stranger about to climb the rose trellis to the second story. Who is this enigmatic man in the black cloak and the exotic woman in the Javanese costume? Are they members of a gang of wily thieves who sneak into partied given by wealthy people and steal jewels and art treasures? And why is the owner of the black velvet hooded mask that Ned finds in the Hendricks’ garden so desperate to get it back? To find the answers Nancy and her friend George devise a daring plan. The two girls switch identities! George soon discovers that while it is exciting to play amateur detective it can be dangerous to masquerade as Nancy Drew.
Crushed Velvet
Author: Diane Vallere
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698136098
Pages: 304
Year: 2015-08-04
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“Diane Vallere has stitched up an engaging new series.”—Sofie Kelly, New York Times bestselling author of the Magical Cats Mysteries Fabric shop owner Polyester Monroe is back in business—this time getting wrapped up in a diabolical but crafty case of murder. With opening day of Material Girl approaching, Poly is stocking up on lush fabrics, colorful notions, and best of all, a proprietary weave of velvet. But upon delivery, it’s not quite the blend she expected, being ninety-percent silk and ten-percent corpse. Crushed under a dozen bolts of fabric is Phil Girard. His wife, Genevieve, local tea shop owner and close friend of Poly, is the prime suspect. Granted, Phil may not have been the perfect husband, but surely Genevieve had no reason to kill him! There’s just the small matter of Genevieve’s own incriminating confession: I’m afraid I killed my husband. Now, as Material Girl’s grand opening looms, Poly is torn between a friendship pulling apart at the seams—and finding a smooth killer with a velvet touch… INCLUDES A CRAFT PROJECT
Death Wears a Mask
Author: Ashley Weaver
Publisher: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 1466846542
Pages: 304
Year: 2015-10-13
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Edgar Award-shortlisted author Ashley Weaver returns with Death Wears a Mask, the witty and stylish next installment in the delightful 1930s Amory Ames mystery series “Amory Ames and her rakish husband Milo might just be the new Nick and Nora Charles.” —Deborah Crombie It was amazing, really, what murder had done for my marriage . . . Following the murderous events at the Brightwell Hotel, Amory Ames is looking forward to a tranquil period of reconnecting with her reformed playboy husband, Milo. She hopes a quiet stay at their London flat will help mend their relationship. However, Amory soon finds herself drawn into another investigation when an old friend of her mother’s asks her to look into the disappearance of valuable jewelry snatched at a dinner party. Amory agrees to help lay a trap to catch the culprit at a lavish masked ball. But when one of the illustrious party guests is murdered, she is pulled back into the world of detection, caught up in both a mystery and a set of romantic entanglements where nothing is as it seems. Also out now in the Amory Ames mysteries: Murder at the Brightwell and A Most Novel Revenge
Mystery of the Masks (LEGO NINJAGO Reader)
Author: Kate Howard
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338271385
Pages: 32
Year: 2018-02-27
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An all-new easy-to-read adventure based on the latest season of the hit LEGO Ninjago TV show on Cartoon Network! There's a new gang in Ninjago City -- the sons of Garmadon, named after Lloyd's dad. These crooks are tough, and they are determined to steal the famous Oni Masks. If they get all three masks, they could become all-powerful. It's up to Lloyd and the ninja to catch those crooks! Can they protect the masks -- and Lloyd's dad's good name?
A Room with a Brew
Author: Joyce Tremel
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0425277712
Pages: 288
Year: 2017-10-03
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During Oktoberfest in Pittsburgh, brewpub owner Maxine "Max" O'Hara must investigate the murder of one of the band members she hired to play during the boozy celebration--a crime that causes trouble to spill over for both Max and best friend Candy, who has been acting strangely.
Masks
Author: John Wallace Nunley, Cara McCarty, John Emigh, Lesley Ferris, St. Louis Art Museum, Field Museum of Natural History, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN:
Pages: 344
Year: 1999
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From Paleolithic times to have to present, people used masks to add power and mystery to religious rituals, warfare, and entertainment. This lavishly illustrated book, the companion volume to an exhibition opening at The Saint Louis Art Museum, provides a stunning and comprehensive cultural history of these universal human artifacts.Transporting readers across centuries and continents, the authors compare and contrast the use of masks in initiation rites and Mardi Gras, Greek tragedy and commedia dell'arte, warfare and football. The 200 colorplates, illustrating such fascinating examples as African ceremonial masks, the Apollo 15 space helmet, and an Egyptian death mask, make this landmark study as visually spectacular as it is thought-provoking.
Designer Dirty Laundry
Author: Diane Vallere
Publisher:
ISBN: 1939197333
Pages: 226
Year: 2017-06-05
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Former fashion buyer Samantha Kidd designed her future with couture precision, but finding the fashion director's corpse on day one leaves her hanging by a thread. And when the killer fabricates evidence that puts the cops on her hemline, even a chance run-in with hot shoe designer Nick Taylor can't keep her life from unraveling. She trades high fashion for dirty laundry and reveals a cast of designers out for blood. Now her job, her love life, and her future are put on hold as she tries to expose a diabolical designer before getting marked down for murder.
The Mystery of the Zorse's Mask
Author: Linda Joy Singleton
Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company
ISBN: 0807513830
Pages: 272
Year: 2016-03-01
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When a mysterious stranger claims to own Becca's beloved zorse, Zed, the Curious Cat Spy Club fears he might be responsible for abusing Zed in the past. Kelsey, Becca, and Leo are determined to uncover the truth before they have to give him away. But when a daring rescue attempt puts Kelsey in danger, does the CCSC have enough spy skills to save her, or are they in over their heads?
No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520270002
Pages: 202
Year: 2011-02-05
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This is the only authoritative text of this late novel. It reproduces the manuscript which Mark Twain wrote last, and the only one he finished or called the "The Mysterious Stranger." Albert Bigelow Paine's edition of the same name has been shown to be a textual fraud.
Mick Jagger
Author: Philip Norman
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
ISBN: 0385669062
Pages: 784
Year: 2012-10-02
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A miracle of still-plentiful hair, raw sex appeal, and strutting talent. The frontman of one of the most influential and controversial groups of all time. A brilliant musician with a career spanning over four decades. A testament at once to British glamour and sensual decline. The ultimate demigod of rock. Bestselling biographer Philip Norman offers an unparalleled account of the life of a living legend, Mick Jagger. From middle-class schoolboy to rebel without a cause to Sixties rock sensation and global idol, the myth of the inimitable frontman of the Rolling Stones is unravelled by Norman with astonishing intimacy. Jagger charts his extraordinary journey through scandal-ridden conspiracy, infamous prison spell, hordes of female admirers and a knighthood while stripping away the colossal fame, wealth and idolatry to reveal a story of talent and promise unfulfilled. Jagger is shown in all his paradoxical glory: understated yet ostentatious; the ultimate incarnation of modern man's favourite fantasy--"sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll"--yet blessed with taste and intelligence; a social chameleon who couldn't blend in if he tried; always moving with the Jagger swagger, yet modest enough to be self-deprecating. This revelatory tour de force is ample tribute to a flawed genius who reconfigured the musical landscape.
Suede to Rest
Author: Diane Vallere
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069813608X
Pages: 304
Year: 2014-11-04
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Unraveling family secrets can be murder in Suede to Rest... THE FIRST BOOK IN THE ALL-NEW “MATERIAL WITNESS” MYSTERY SERIES With her career as a dress designer in shreds, Polyester Monroe is looking forward to a fresh start. But as it all unfolds, the pattern to a new beginning looks a lot like murder. When Poly Monroe was little, she loved playing in her family’s textile store. But after a fatal family tragedy, Land of A Thousand Fabrics was boarded up and Poly never expected to see the inside again. Now, as inheritor of the long-shuttered shop, she’s ready to restore the family business. However her two new kittens, Pins and Needles, aren’t the ones causing a snag in her plans… Not everyone wants Poly back in San Ladrón, especially a powerful local developer pressuring her to sell—and leave town fast. But even when the threats turn deadly, she’s not ready to bolt. Because Poly is beginning to suspect that the murder behind the shop is tied to a mystery in her family’s unsettled past that she’s determined to solve…before her own life is left hanging by a thread. INCLUDES A CRAFT PROJECT