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If you like Thanksgiving Mysteries

A Catered Thanksgiving: A Mystery With Recipes by Isis Crawford

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Looking for a fresh, hot serving of Thanksgiving-themed suspense? Look no further. Check out these delicious, but deadly, titles!

A Catered Thanksgiving: A Mystery With Recipes by Isis Crawford
The proprietors of A Little Taste of Heaven, their Longely, N.Y., catering company, prepare a Thanksgiving feast for Scrooge-like fireworks manufacturer Monty Field and his family at the Field mansion. When Monty comes into the kitchen to test the roasting turkey, Bernie and Libby watch in horror as Monty taps the pop-up button in the bird's breast and the turkey explodes, blowing off the top of his head. (catalog summary)

A Fatal Feast: A Murder, She Wrote Mystery by Donald Bain

A Fatal Feast: A Murder, She Wrote Mystery
by Donald Bain

Jessica Fletcher cooking up a heartwarming holiday dinner—and a fresh serving of trouble—as she and Inspector George Sutherland take a post-turkey stroll in Cabot Cove, Maine, and stumble upon the body of a man with a carving knife stuck in his chest. (catalog summary)


Final Intuition by Claire Daniels

Final Intuition
by Claire Daniels

Callie Lazar, recovering attorney, clairvoyant energy worker, and reluctant finder of dead bodies, is back for another round of intuitive sleuthing and lethal vibes . . . Callie's Thanksgiving holiday becomes a hell of a day when her ailing Aunt Daphne keels over after the turkey dinner. But her illness isn't the case: according to Daphne's devoted teenaged caretaker, someone has been trying to poison Daphne. (catalog summary)


Fresh, Never Frozen by Chris Bauer

Fresh, Never Frozen
by Chris Bauer

If you thought shopping in a supermarket at Thanksgiving was hell, you've had it easy compared to the employees. In the case of Jeff and Brad, what should be a normal truck delivery turns into something far more dangerous when the supposedly-dead turkeys inside are actually undead . . . and out for blood! A short story. (catalog summary)


The Ghost at the Table: A Novel by Suzanne Berne

The Ghost at the Table: A Novel
 by Suzanne Berne

When Frances arranges to host Thanksgiving at her idyllic New England farmhouse, she envisions a happy family reunion, one that will include her sister, Cynthia, and their estranged father. But tension mounts as the sisters discover that each has a different version of their shared past. (catalog summary)


A Mobster's Guide to Cranberry Sauce by Beth Mathison

A Mobster's Guide to Cranberry Sauce
by Beth Mathison

Charlie and Harry know it's their job to take care of the "family." So when Jeremy shows up for Thanksgiving dinner and starts acting suspiciously, the two mobsters figure they'd better make sure nobody's gonna get whacked. (catalog summary)


Skating Under the Wire by Joelle CharbonneauSkating Under the Wire by Joelle Charbonneau
Rebecca Robbins has pulled the rink she inherited off the market. She's decided to stay in Indian Falls for good. Rebecca is certain that if she can get her maid of honor duties fulfilled and Thanksgiving dinner cooked, life will finally settle down to normal. But when Rebecca is hired to look into a string of home invasions and a dead body turns up at the bridal shower, she is forced to put aside her hopes for a quiet holiday season. With the help of her Elvis-loving grandfather and her sexy, commitment-seeking large animal vet boyfriend, Rebecca has to track down thieves that have eluded the cops for years, solve a murder, get her friend safely married, and somehow cook dinner for an ever-expanding guest list without getting herself killed. Boasting the drama of both madcap wedding hijinks and the infamous Thanksgiving dinner, a puzzling murder, and a wonderful cast, Skating Under the Wire is Joelle Charbonneau's most exciting mystery yet! (catalog summary)

Turkey Day Murder: A Lucy Stone Mystery by Leslie Meier

Turkey Day Murder: A Lucy Stone Mystery
by Leslie Meier

Amateur sleuth Lucy Stone investigates when Tinker's Cove's annual Thanksgiving festivities are interrupted by the murder of Metinnicut Indian activist Curt Nolan and uncovers a host of suspects while cooking up a holiday dinner for twelve. (catalog summary)


Turkey Trot Murder: A Lucy Stone Mystery by Leslie MeierTurkey Trot Murder: A Lucy Stone Mystery by Leslie Meier
It's late autumn in Tinker's Cove, Maine, and the last surviving flowers on Lucy Stone's porch have fallen victim to the first frost of the season. But as the part-time reporter learns, this cold November morning will claim more than potted plants . . . Besides the annual Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving Day, Lucy expects the approaching holiday to be a relatively uneventful one--until she finds beautiful Alison Franklin dead and frozen in Blueberry Pond. No one knows much about Alison, except that she was the daughter of wealthy investor Ed Franklin and struggled quietly with drug addiction. Police blame her death on an accidental overdose, but Lucy can't understand what terrible forces could lead a privileged woman to watery ruin . . . Alison's funeral service is just as puzzling. Many believe Ed's young--and very pregnant--new wife, Mireille, divided the family, leaving Alison to wither on the vine. Did Mireille truly adore her stepchild as Ed claims, or did she pit father against daughter for personal gain? As a state of unrest descends on Tinker's Cove, Lucy is thrown into a full-scale investigation. Now, in a race against time, Lucy must beat the killer to the finish line—or she can forget about stuffing and cranberry sauce? (catalog summary)