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Mardi Gras Mysteries

Today is Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. Mardi Gras or Carnivale, whatever you call it, is a great setting for Murder! Busy streets, crowds, costumes, drinking.. mix it all together, and you have a recipe for the perfect crime novel.
Check out these titles:
Mardi Gras
The Mardi Gras Mystery by Henry Bedford-Jones
Death Visits Mardi Gras by J.J. Boortz
Fat Tuesday by Sandra Brown
Purple Cane Road, Dixie City Jam, The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee Burke 
Gumbo Justice, Jambalaya Justice by Holli Castillo 
Murder Comes to Mardi Gras, Death Swatch, Keepsake Crimes, Death by Design by Laura Childs
Mardi Gras Murders by Nicole Daines and Robert Daines
The Mardi Gras Murders by Ricardo S. Dubois
No Mardi Gras for the Dead by D.J. Donaldson
Shelter from the Storm by Tony Dunbar
The Big Uneasy-Terror Strikes Mardi Gras by Murray C. Fincher
The Unknown Terrorist by Richard Flanagan
Carnaval Capers by Jody Ford
Carnival by Charlotte Foryan
Venetian Mask by Mickey Friedman
Jass, Rampart Street by David Fulmer
Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead by Sara Gran
A Free Man of Color, Fever Season, Sold Down the River by Barbara Hambly
Mardi Gras Mamo by Greg Herren
A Thin Dark Line by Tami Hoag
The Mardi Gras Mystery by Carolyn Keene
Storm Damage by Ed Kovacs
The Mardi Gras Murders by Gwen Bristow & Bruce Manning
by Gilbert Morris
Mardi Gras Eyes by Phyllis Morris
Masques by Bill Pronzini
Mardi Gras Murders by Phillip Scott
New Orleans Mourning by Julie Smith
A Diamond Before You Die by Chris Wiltz
Other Mystery Authors who set Novels in New Orleans: Laura Childs, Robert Crais (The Voodoo River) Gilbert Morris, James Sallis
 Mardi Gras mysteries
Short Stories
New Orleans Noir, edited by Julie Smith
Mardi Gras Madness: Tales of Terror and Mayhem in New Orleans, edited by Russell Davis and Martin Harry GreenbergKindle eBooks:
A Venetian June by Anna Fuller and Frederick Simpson Coburn 
Mask of the Betrayer by Sharon Donovan 
Novel Noir by Lewis Faulkner 
Bourbon Street by Leonce Gaiter 
Bourbon Street Blues, Jackson Square Jazz, Mardi Gras Mambo by Greg Herren
Mardi Gravestone by Sandy Semerad
love, murder, etc by Kahtleen Valentine
Cruel Woman Blues, Cities of the Dead, Wild Magnolias, Pontchartrain by Eric Wilder
Fair Warning by Bob Zimmerman
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Paul Revere’s Horse is Missing!

Paul Revere’s Horse is Missing!

History Mystery (Grades 3-6):   Paul Revere’s Missing Horse  THE BRITISH ARE COMING! THE BRITISH ARE COMING … and our hero Paul Revere has lost his horse on the eve of his famous ride. Join the glory-driven Paul as he stumbles and bumbles his way through colonial Boston in a desperate and frantic search for his… Continue Reading…

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Presidential Mysteries: Hail to the Chief!

  A wonderful list of Presidential mysteries from Janet Rudolf.  From Janet:  “This list features the U.S. President in mysteries, thrillers, and crime fiction. I’ve divided the list into categories, but added more at the end under ‘other’ and a separate list of Abraham Lincoln Mysteries.”  Click HERE for the link.        … Continue Reading…

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