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Tana French

Tartt, Donna.
FICTION TAR
Richard Papen had never been to New England before his nineteenth year. Then he arrived at Hampeden College and quickly became seduced by the sweet, dark rhythms of campus life -- in particular by an elite group of five students, Greek scholars, worldly, self-assured, and at first glance, highly unapproachable.

Tey, Josephine, 1896 or 1897-1952.
MYSTERY TEY
A hospitalized English policeman reconstructs historical evidence concerning Richard III's role in the murder of Edward IV's two sons.

James, P. D.
MYSTERY JAM
Philippa Palfrey's fantasy about her past is shattered when her adoptive family reveals the truth about her parents and their connection to a long-ago murder.

Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976, author.
MYSTERY CHR
"Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose. But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information. Unfortunately, before he could finish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death"--Back cover.

Tey, Josephine, 1896 or 1897-1952.
MYSTERY TEY
Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard is highly skeptical of a young woman's tale of her brutal kidnapping and imprisonment in a musty attic--until an enterprising young lawyer shines a light on some dark corners in The Franchise, a decrepit old country house.