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    Edwin of the Iron Shoes by Marcia Muller

It's Sharon McCone's first case as staff investigator for All Souls Legal Cooperative. She knows nothing about antiques, yet she has an affection for Salem Street with its charming mix of antique and curio shops. Now elderly dealer Joan Albritton has been found dead, stabbed with an antique dagger.

Year: 1977
Genre: Murder MysteryPrivate Eye

    Ask the Cards A Question by Marcia Muller

There's trouble in Sharon McCone's quiet San Francisco apartment building. Madame Anya, with her cards, her tamed crow, and her candles, had predicted evil for Molly Antonio. Linnea Carraway, drinking heavily and careening in the wake of a divorce, had argued with her. Now the sweet, elderly lady lies dead in her apartment. Linnea, last to see Molly alive, is the prime suspect, and if Sharon means to clear her best friend, she has to find the murderer fast.

Year: 1982
Genre: Murder MysteryPrivate Eye

    The Cheshire Cat's Eye by Marcia Muller

To tourists, bay-windowed Victorian mansions are quaint, peaceful symbols of old San Francisco, but on the secluded hill above Steiner Street, the gingerbread has sparked a bitter battle. Ambitious developers are pushing for restoration, and residents are fighting for their homes-until a controversial restorationist is found dead on the job, awash in garish house paint.

Year: 1983
Genre: Cold CaseStolen Goods

    Double by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini

Year: 1984
Genre: Murder Mystery

    Games to Keep the Dark Away by Marcia Muller

Picture Salmon Bay: an isolated, run-down northern California village, home to an idle fleet of fishing boats, a deserted amusement park, and a handful of secretive, even hostile residents. When private investigator Sharon McCone arrives in search of one of the town's wayward daughters, the trail leads to the thriving resort of Port San Marco.

Year: 1984
Genre: Missing PersonMurder MysteryPrivate Eye

    Leave A Message for Willie by Marcia Muller

Amid the shifting world of San Francisco flea markets, shady vendors sell junk, precious antiques, and stolen goods side by side. Somewhere in the mix, a priceless collection of sacred Torah scrolls is gathering dust-and attracting a group of fanatical killers.

Year: 1984
Genre: ConspiracyStolen Goods

    There's Nothing to Be Afraid of by Marcia Muller

The Globe Apartments, six stories of decaying brick and concrete, rises above San Francisco's volatile Tenderloin district. The seedy former hotel, once a haven for the city's down and out, now houses Vietnamese families striving to improve their lives. But private eye Sharon McCone believes that someone from the Tenderloins shadowy underworld is determined to drive the newcomers out.

Year: 1985
Genre: Buried Past

    Eye of the Storm by Marcia Muller

Appleby Island, once the magnificent home of a tycoon and planter, is a place of history and mystery in the Sacramento delta. Summoned by her eccentric younger sister, San Francisco's number one PI Sharon McCone arrives in the teeth of a gale to investigate mysterious acts of vandalism. But when simple sabotage escalates to savage murder, she finds herself trapped on the island with a desperate killer—and flung into a raging storm of treachery, violence, and sudden death.

Year: 1988
Genre: SuspenseThriller

    The Shape of Dread by Marcia Muller

Bobby Foster, carhop at the chic Cafe Comedie, is going to the gas chamber. He’s already confessed to the murder of Tracy Kostakos, the club’s rising star. But two years after the crime, Tracy’s body is still missing and Bobby’s confession is full of holes.

Year: 1989
Genre: Death RowMurder Mystery

    There's Something in A Sunday by Marcia Muller

It's a cold Sunday in San Francisco. Sharon McCone's alone on a routine surveillance job, following a man named Frank Wilkonson through the city's lush horticultural hot spots to the sere foothills of the Diablos. But when she returns to find her kindly old client in a pool of blood, nothing she's learned explains it.

Year: 1989
Genre: Murder Mystery


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1977Edwin of the Iron Shoes by Marcia Muller Murder Mystery, Private Eye, Sharon McCone, San Francisco
1982Ask the Cards A Question by Marcia Muller Murder Mystery, Private Eye, Sharon McCone, San Francisco
1983The Cheshire Cat's Eye by Marcia Muller Cold Case, Stolen Goods, Sharon McCone, San Francisco
1984Double by Marcia Muller Murder Mystery, Nameless Detective, Sharon McCone, San Diego
1984Games to Keep the Dark Away by Marcia Muller Missing Person, Murder Mystery, Private Eye, Sharon McCone
1984Leave A Message for Willie by Marcia Muller Stolen Goods, Conspiracy, Sharon McCone, San Francisco
1985There's Nothing to Be Afraid of by Marcia Muller Buried Past, Sharon McCone, San Francisco
1988Eye of the Storm by Marcia Muller Suspense, Thriller, Sharon McCone
1989The Shape of Dread by Marcia Muller Murder Mystery, Death Row, Sharon McCone
1989There's Something in A Sunday by Marcia Muller Murder Mystery, Sharon McCone, San Francisco
1990Trophies and Dead Things by Marcia Muller Serial Killer, Sharon McCone
1991Where Echoes Live by Marcia Muller Private Eye, Mining Town, Sharon McCone
1992Pennies on A Dead Woman's Eyes by Marcia Muller Private Eye, Sharon McCone
1993Wolf in the Shadows by Marcia Muller Kidnapping, Private Eye, Sharon McCone
2016Someone Always Knows by Marcia Muller Private Eye, Sharon McCone
2018The Breakers by Marcia Muller Missing Person, Private Eye, Serial Killer, Sharon McCone

 

 

 


 

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