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July list by Nanette Alderman
Crossword Mysteries: A Puzzle To Die For
Crossword Mysteries: A Puzzle To Die For
Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott, and Barbara Niven, 2018, rated TV-g

A brilliant crossword puzzle editor finds her life turned upside down when she is pulled into a police investigation after several of the clues in her recent puzzles are linked to unsolved crimes. Proving her innocence means leaving the comfort of her sheltered world and working with a tough police detective, puzzling through clues together in order to crack the case, as the two are fish out of water in each other's worlds.

Endeavour
Endeavour. The Complete Sixth SeasonShaun Evans, Roger Allam, James Bradshaw, Anton Lesser, Sean Rigby, Caroline O'Neill, and Sara Vickers, 2019, rated tv-14

It's 1969, and things have taken a darker turn for the old Cowley team. With the gang now scattered across Oxfordshire, it takes a series of brutal crimes to reunite them. Now joined by former adversary DCI Ronnie Box and his sidekick DS Alan Jago, the gang must battle crime and corruption to finally solve their greatest challenge, which is to find the truth behind George Fancy's death.

Grantchester
Grantchester. The Complete Fourth SeasonRobson Green, Tessa Peake-Jones, Al Weaver, James Norton, Kacey Ainsworth, Morven Christie, and Skye Lucia Degruttola, 2019, rated tv-14

James Norton stars as the handsome, jazz-loving vicar Sidney Chambers, with Robson Green as his law-enforcement ally, Inspector Geordie Keating, in Grantchester, a mystery series based on the acclaimed novels by James Runcie. Although Sidney lives the life of a clergyman, sometimes he can't help but fall into more worldly habits as he solves murders in the bucolic village of Grantchester.

Keeper of the Flame
Keeper of the FlameSpencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Richard Whorf, Margaret Wycherly, and Forrest Tucker, 1942, not rated 

American icon Robert Forrest is dead. As the nation mourns, reporters converge on his hometown. Among them is a journalist who discovers that Forrest's widow could have saved her husband. Did she prevent a fate beyond the country's worst imaginings? After Woman of the Year, Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn next teamed in this suspenseful tale of wartime topicality about Fascist wolves in sheep's clothing that in many ways, including music, camerawork and Xanadu-like settings.

Murdoch Mysteries
Murdoch Mysteries. Season 12Yannick Bisson, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris, Georgina Reilly, Helene Joy, and Mouna Traore, 2019, not rated

Detective Murdoch and his team tackle cases involving a seemingly invisible man, the political killing of a French diplomat, a possible alien invasion, and one of their own suspected of murder. Along the way, they encounter the greatest minds of the time, including architect Frank Lloyd Wright, entrepreneur Elizabeth Arden, and inventor Nikola Tesla.

Ordeal by Innocence
Ordeal by InnocenceDonald Sutherland, Christopher Plummer, Faye Dunaway, Ian McShane, Sarah Miles, Diana Quick, Michael Elphick, and George Innes, 1985,
rated pg-13

After a two-year expedition into Antarctica, Dr. Arthur Calgary travels back to England to return his friend Jack Argyle's address book, which Jack had left in Arthur's car before his departure. Jack, however, is dead, executed after being framed for murder. Calgary has proof of his innocence; he was with Jack at the time of the murder. But why then does no one wish to reopen the case?

Sinner Take All
Sinner Take AllBruce Cabot, Margaret Lindsay, Joseph Calleia, Stanley Ridges, Charley Grapewin, Theodore Von Eltz, and Dorothy Kilgallen, 1936, not rated 

Death shadows the Lampier family after each member of the wealthy clan receives the same note threatening murder. Patriarch Aaron Lampier enlists the aid of crime reporter-turned-lawyer Ernie Hyams to bring his daughter, Lorraine, home. Ernie, however, ends up back on the crime beat working for his old boss MacKelvey at The Star, the newspaper that Lampier owns. While Ernie tracks down the remaining wayward Lampier children, the bodies start dropping one by one.