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12 Rose Street - a Joanne Kilbourn mystery by Bowen, Gail, 1942- author.

12 Rose Street - a Joanne Kilbourn mystery

"Joanne's husband Zack is the leading progressive candidate in a neck-and-neck race, with the existing mayor, for Regina's top job. The tough campaigning is well underway when a disturbing threat disrupts the celebration for the opening of the Racette-Hunter Centre -- a project Zack has been spearheading, intended to benefit the impoverished community of North Central Regina. Joanne soon realizes that sinister interests are working behind the scenes of the election, and another savage act makes

May 4, 2015
A catered Mother's Day - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author.

A catered Mother's Day - a mystery with recipes

When a prank goes horribly wrong, ending up with her old college roommate Ellen Hadley being accused of murder, caterer Bernie Simmons, along with her sister, Libby, enlists the help of Ellen's kids to solve the mystery.

May 4, 2015
A certain retribution - a Merrick McKnight novel introducing Reggie Summers by Lister, Michael, 1968- author.

A certain retribution - a Merrick McKnight novel introducing Reggie Summers

"Someone is killing cops with their own guns. On their way to finding out who and why, Merrick McKnight and Reggie Summers discover there's no justice quite like small town-justice and sometimes the best you can hope for is a certain kind of retribution."--

May 4, 2015
A deadly affair at Bobtail Ridge - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry.

A deadly affair at Bobtail Ridge - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"In a small town in Ease Central Texas, Samuel Craddock has learned to accept that his friend Jenny Sandstone's personal life is strictly secret. But when Jenny's dying mother tells Craddock that Jenny is in danger, he is confronted with a dilemma. He wants to respect Jenny's privacy, but he is haunted by the urgency in the dying woman's voice. Forced to confront the past, Jenny plunges into a downward spiral of rage and despair. Craddock knows that only by solving the mystery of secrets buried

May 4, 2015
A fatal chapter by Barrett, Lorna.

A fatal chapter

Apr 30, 2015
A first date with death by Orgain, Diana, author.

A first date with death

"When brokenhearted Georgia Thornton goes looking for romance on reality TV, she has nothing to lose--apart from a good man, a cash prize, and maybe her life... What was Georgia thinking? Sure, some cad ditched her at the altar, but can she really find love on TV? Her best friend--and producer of the reality show Love or Money--thinks so. Ten men. Ten adventure-filled dates. What can go wrong? For starters, a faulty bungee cord that hurls Georgia's first date into a tragic spiral off the Golden

Apr 29, 2015
A fright to the death by Eastman, Dawn.

A fright to the death

After their flight to Mexico is cancelled, Clyde and her detective boyfriend, Mac, end up snowed in with their families at a supposedly haunted hotel. Clyde's tarot card-reading mother, Rose, is making dire predictions for the weekend, and self proclaimed pet psychic Aunt Vi is enchanted by the legend of th hotel's ghost- until power goes out and a body turns up. With a hotel full of stranded suspects, Clyde will have to draw on all her skills- both with the police ones she'd rather forget and t

May 4, 2015
A good way to go - a Detective Inspector McLusky novel by Helton, Peter, author.

A good way to go - a Detective Inspector McLusky novel

"On his first day back at work following his suspension, DI McLusky finds himself in the midst of a major murder enquiry when a body is discovered in the canal at Netham Lock. Chained, weighted down, tied to a buoy by the neck, it has all the hallmarks of a premeditated, ritualistic killing. As he questions those who knew the victim in an attempt to uncover the dead woman's secrets, McLusky's investigations are disrupted by the discovery of a second body, bound and gagged like the first--but the

May 4, 2015
A June of ordinary murders by Brady, Conor, author.

A June of ordinary murders

"In the 1880s the Dublin Metropolitan Police classified crime in two distinct classes. Political crimes were classed as 'special,' whereas theft, robbery and even murder ... were known as 'ordinary.' [In] June 1887, the city swelters in a long summer heatwave, the criminal underworld simmers, and with it, the threat of nationalist violence is growing ... Then the mutilated bodies of a man and a child are discovered in Phoenix Park and Detective Sergeant Joe Swallow steps up to investigate ... Wi

May 4, 2015
A promise to die for - an Evangeline Raines mystery by Pelham, Jackie.

A promise to die for - an Evangeline Raines mystery

"In A Promise to Die For, an unknown assailant stalks Evangeline Raines and threatens those she loves. She suspects it's because of her promise to her dying grandmother to continue the search for the family's small collection of Old Masters which were stolen in France during World War II. Recently divorced, Evangeline joins a private investigative firm in Houston where she seeks the paintings from coast to coast as well as abroad. But a killer, eager for revenge for an alleged injustice, will

May 4, 2015
A sticky situation by Crockett, Jessie.

A sticky situation

"Aunt Hazel isn't exactly sweet, but she's not the one putting syrup maker Dani in a sour mood. Her family is trying to help renovate the town's opera house, but their contractor, Russ Collins, seems to specialize in finely crafted excuses. His latest one is a killer. In the opera house basement, Russ uncovers the remains of Spooner Duffy, a charming drifter thought to have skipped town decades ago with a hefty sum of the town's money. Tapping into some unpleasant memories, Spooner's bones also

May 4, 2015
After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel by Castillo, Linda

After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel

May 4, 2015
All the wrong places by Lieberman, Lisa.

All the wrong places

"Seventeen-year-old Cara Walden arrives in 1950s London with her half-brother Gray, a blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter and closeted homosexual. Gray has looked after Cara ever since her mother, glamorous actress Vivien Grant, was found drowned in the pool at their estate. As Cara embarks on a film shoot in Sicily and begins a love affair with a temperamental actor, she cannot help pondering the mystery surrounding her mother's death, but the questions she asks soon put Cara's own life in dange

May 4, 2015
American cafe by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue

American cafe

May 4, 2015
An anecdotal death - a Harry Brock mystery by Roby, Kinley E., author.

An anecdotal death - a Harry Brock mystery

May 4, 2015
Antiques swap by Allan, Barbara, author.

Antiques swap

"It happened at Serenity's swap meet, right after Brandy Borne and her ever-more-eccentric mother Vivian finished shooting the pilot for their very own TV show, Antiques Sleuths. Brandy just, well, lost her balance and fell...into the helpful arms of an old flame, local tycoon Wesley Sinclair III. But did Brandy's innocent slip lead to the murder of Wesley's wife, Vanessa?"--Jacket.

May 4, 2015
Artifact by Pandian, Gigi, 1975- author.

Artifact

"When historian Jaya Jones receives a mysterious package containing a jewel-encrusted artifact from India, she discovers the secrets of a lost Indian treasure may be hidden in a Scottish legend from the days of the British Raj. But she's not the only one on the trail. From San Francisco to the Highlands of Scotland, Jaya must evade a shadowy stalker as she follows hints from the hastily scrawled note to a remote archaeological dig. Helping her decipher the cryptic clues are her magician best fri

May 4, 2015
Ashes to Ashes by Duffy, Margaret

Ashes to Ashes

May 4, 2015
Aunt Dimity and the Summer King by Atherton, Nancy, author.

Aunt Dimity and the Summer King

Overseeing her baby, a family wedding and her own approaching 40th birthday celebration amid rumors that a developer has unwanted plans for Finch village, Lori bonds with a warmhearted inventor only to discover his true intentions.

May 4, 2015
Bite the biscuit by Johnston, Linda O.

Bite the biscuit

Apr 30, 2015
Bitter Creek by Bowen, Peter

Bitter Creek

May 4, 2015
Bittersweet by Albert, Susan Wittig.

Bittersweet

"This Thanksgiving, be grateful for China Bayles who teams up with an old friend to solve a complex case of theft and murder in a South Texas ranching community."--

May 4, 2015
Black run - a novel by Manzini, Antonio, 1964-

Black run - a novel

May 4, 2015
Blaze away by James, Bill, 1929- author.

Blaze away

Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur feels a sort of warmth towards Jack Lamb, a brilliantly prosperous but profoundly dodgy fine arts dealer. Lamb is the greatest informant Harpur has ever dealt with--might be the greatest informant any police officer has ever dealt with--and although Jack ended this arrangement some time ago, Harpur still feels indebted to him. Lamb's posh manor house is stuffed with expensive paintings, ripe for the pinching...and small-time thief George Dinnick and hi

May 4, 2015
Blood Foam - A Lewis Cole Mystery by Dubois, Brendan

Blood Foam - A Lewis Cole Mystery

May 4, 2015
Blood sweep - a Posadas County mystery by Havill, Steven, author.

Blood sweep - a Posadas County mystery

Gifted fifteen-year-old Francisco Guzman has become an internationally renowned concert pianist, touring the world under the auspices of his music conservatory. That gives his mother, Posadas County Undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman, plenty of reason to worry--and that's magnified when she learns that he's in Mexico's crime-ridden Mazatlan for a concert series where he may be the target for scam artists and kidnappers. Estelle's worries go from bad to worse when her uncle--a man she didn't know

May 4, 2015
Brutality by Thoft, Ingrid.

Brutality

"Gutsy, relentless, wisecracking P.I. Fina Ludlow is back with her most hard-hitting case yet in the critically acclaimed series by Ingrid Thoft. When soccer mom Liz Barone is attacked in her kitchen and left with a life-threatening injury, Fina Ludlow is hired by Liz's mother to identify her attacker. It's unusual for Fina to take a case that isn't connected to the family firm, Ludlow and Associates, but Liz was in the process of suing her alma mater, New England University-a suit that could b

May 4, 2015
Bubba done it by Toussaint, Maggie.

Bubba done it

"Baxley Powell's pet-sitting and landscaping businesses take a back seat to her success as a police consultant, where her dreamwalking talent for talking to the dead helps solve murders. Baxley is riding with the sheriff when the 911 call comes in - a stabbing in a swanky neighborhood. She's stunned to see a knife in the victim's chest at the crime scene. With his last breath, the bank president whispers, "Bubba done it." Unfortunately, Sinclair County, Georgia, is chock full of Bubbas, four of

May 4, 2015
Buy a whisker - a second chance cat mystery by Ryan, Sofie, 1958-

Buy a whisker - a second chance cat mystery

"Things have been quiet in the coastal town of North Harbor, Maine, since Sarah Grayson and her rescue cat, Elvis, solved their first murder. Sarah is happy running Second Chance, the shop where she sells lovingly refurbished and repurposed items. But then she gets dragged into a controversy over developing the waterfront. Most of the residents- including Sarah- are for it, but there is one holdout- baker Lily Carter. So when Lily is found murdered in her bakery, it looks like somebody wanted to

May 4, 2015
Bye, bye love by Larsen, K. J.

Bye, bye love

Chicago's Pants on Fire Detective Agency targets liars and cheats. But PI Cat DeLuca is once again up to her smokin' skinny jeans in murder. Discovering a body while out running, Cat is assaulted before she can call 911. When she comes to, the killer is gone--and so is the body. When the police don't credit her story, Cat decides to go after the murderer herself.

May 4, 2015
Chasm by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Chasm

"While teaching on a trip to the Grand Canyon, Frankie MacFarlane is attacked and tries to escape the canyons, eventually up again ecoterrorist wannabes trying to destroy one of the exits"--

May 4, 2015
Children of the tide - a Victorian detective story by Redfern, Jon, 1946- author.

Children of the tide - a Victorian detective story

"London: the early 1840s. The birth of the young Queen Victoria's first child is taken as an auspicious sign for all. But on a cold March night, a spree of dark crimes in shadowy workhouses shocks the city"--provided by publisher.

Apr 29, 2015
Cold trail - a Jeri Howard mystery by Dawson, Janet.

Cold trail - a Jeri Howard mystery

Oakland PI Jeri Howard tackles her most personal case yet. Her brother, Brian, has disappeared and has been missing for four days before she is notified. The trail is getting colder as the anxious PI searches for Brian across Sonoma County for clues to explain why he disappeared. She'd thought Brian's life was in great shape. But her investigation uncovers cracks in his marriage and problems with his job. To complicate matters, there's a body on a boat along with Brian's MedicAlert bracelet, and

May 4, 2015
Crazy mountain kiss - a Sean Stranahan mystery by McCafferty, Keith.

Crazy mountain kiss - a Sean Stranahan mystery

May 4, 2015
Cutting edge by Harvey, John

Cutting edge

May 2, 2015
Dark chocolate demise by McKinlay, Jenn.

Dark chocolate demise

Scottsdale, Arizona, may not be the liveliest place on earth, but it has never been as dead as this. Hundreds of fans have gathered together for the first annual Old Town Zombie Walk, and Mel, Angie, and the Fairy Tale Cupcake crew are donning their best undead attire to sell some horror themed desserts to the hungry hordes.

May 4, 2015
Dark rooms by Anolik, Lili, author.

Dark rooms

"[M]urder and glamour set in the ambiguous and claustrophobic world of an exclusive New England prep school"--

May 4, 2015
Dead in the water by Dunn, Carola

Dead in the water

May 4, 2015
Dead Rapunzel by Houston, Victoria, 1945-

Dead Rapunzel

May 4, 2015
Deadly Election - A Flavia Albia Mystery by Davis, Lindsey

Deadly Election - A Flavia Albia Mystery

May 4, 2015
Death Assemblage by Miller, Susan Cummins

Death Assemblage

May 4, 2015
Death at Dovecote Hatch - A 1930s Country House Murder Mystery by Cannell, Dorothy

Death at Dovecote Hatch - A 1930s Country House Murder Mystery

May 4, 2015
Death at Gills Rock - a Dave Cubiak Door County mystery by Skalka, Patricia, author.

Death at Gills Rock - a Dave Cubiak Door County mystery

May 4, 2015
Death at wentwater court - the first Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Dunn, Carola.

Death at wentwater court - the first Daisy Dalrymple mystery

"No stranger to sprawling country estates, wealthy Daisy Dalrymple is breaking new ground in having scandalously traded silver spoon for pen and camera to cover a story for Town and Country magazine. But her planned interviews with the inhabitants of Wentwater Court give way to interrogation after suave Lord Stephen Astwick meets a dire fate on the tranquil skating pond. Armed with evidence that his fate was anything but accidental, Daisy joins forces with Scotland Yard to examine an esteemed co

May 4, 2015
Death by Tiara by Levine, Laura

Death by Tiara

May 4, 2015
Death ex machina by Corby, Gary.

Death ex machina

"It's the time of the Great Dionysia, the largest arts festival of the ancient world, held each year in honor of Dionysos, the god of wine. But there's a problem: A ghost is haunting Athens's grand theater. Nicolaos and his clever partner in sleuthing (and now in matrimony), the priestess Diotima, are hired to rid the theater of the ghost so that the festival can begin. With the help of Theokritos, the High Priest of Dionysos, they exorcise the ghost publicly, while secretly suspecting that a hu

May 4, 2015
Death in Brittany by Bannalec, Jean-Luc

Death in Brittany

May 4, 2015
Death in Salem by Kuhns, Eleanor

Death in Salem

May 4, 2015
Death wears a beauty mask - and other stories by Clark, Mary Higgins, author.

Death wears a beauty mask - and other stories

A collection of short stories by the "Queen of Suspense" features her first published short story, "Stowaway."

May 4, 2015
Deception on all accounts by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue

Deception on all accounts

May 4, 2015
Decider by Francis, Dick.

Decider

"Inheriting a small share in a successful racetrack means trouble for architect Lee Morris, especially when he finds himself in the middle of a family feud - and the target of a ruthless killer..."--back cover.

May 4, 2015
Detachment Fault by Miller, Susan Cummins

Detachment Fault

May 4, 2015
Distant blood by Abbott, Jeff.

Distant blood

Finding himself at the head of a rich Texas dynasty, librarian Jordan Poteet receives a series of poison-pen letters and discovers some deadly secrets about his family during a reunion on a remote Gulf Coast island

May 4, 2015
Don't go home by Hart, Carolyn G.

Don't go home

"Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand mystery bookstore, is hosting a party to celebrate successful Southern literary icon--and former Broward's Rock resident--Alex Griffith and his bestselling new novel, "Don't Go Home." But after the local paper announces that Griffith aims to reveal the real-life inspirations behind his characters, perhaps the author should take his own advice. Not everyone in town is ready to give him a glowing review. As Annie attempts damage control, her friend Mari

May 4, 2015
Down among the dead men - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter.

Down among the dead men - a Peter Diamond investigation

May 4, 2015
Down don't bother me - a Slim in little Egypt mystery by Miller, Jason, author.

Down don't bother me - a Slim in little Egypt mystery

In the depths of the Knight Hawk, one of the last working collieries in downstate Illinois, the body of a reporter is found, his mini-recorder tied around his neck and a notepad stuffed in his mouth. The Knight Hawk's owner, Matthew Luster, isn't happy. He wants answers -- and he doesn't want the cops or any more press poking into his business. To protect himself and the operation, he turns to Slim, a mine employee with a reputation for "bloodhounding" -- finding lost souls when the police can't

May 4, 2015
Drizzled with death by Crockett, Jessie.

Drizzled with death

"The annual pre-Thanksgiving pancake-eating contest is a big event in Sugar Grove, New Hampshire. It's sponsored by the Sap Bucket Brigade, aka the firefighters' auxiliary, and the Greene family's farm provides the syrup. But when obnoxious outsider Alanza Speedwell flops face-first into a stack of flapjacks during the contest, the Greener Pastures' syrup falls under suspicion."--cover.

Apr 29, 2015
Edge by Oldham, Nick, 1956- author.

Edge

When Charlie Wilder is released from prison he's desperate to resume his life of crime. But when he discovers he's been betrayed by his closest friends, Charlie's rage turns to cold-blooded murder and an orgy of violence ensues ... As a gruesome turn of fate spins Henry Christie unwillingly into a collision course with Charlie, he finds himself pitted against one of the most brutal and dangerous individuals he has encountered in over thirty years as a cop. Fleeing for his life through an unforgi

May 4, 2015
Elimination - A Dev Conrad Mystery by Gorman, Ed

Elimination - A Dev Conrad Mystery

May 4, 2015
Exit Stage Left by Ison, Graham

Exit Stage Left

May 4, 2015
Fallen sparrow - a Peyton Cote novel by Keeley, D. A., 1970-

Fallen sparrow - a Peyton Cote novel

May 4, 2015
Falling in love by Leon, Donna, author.

Falling in love

Attending a performance by a opera star he saved in Death at La Fenice, Brunetti learns that the singer is being stalked by an obsessed fan who subsequently attacks a fellow performer.

May 4, 2015
Fallout by Thomas, Paul, 1951-

Fallout

Tito Ihaka, the unkempt, overweight Maori cop, was demoted to Sergeant due to insubordination and pigheadedness. He investigates the unsolved killing of a seventeen-year-old girl at an election night party in a ritzy villa near Auckland. Ihaka is also embroiled in a very personal mystery. A freelance journalist has stumbled across information that Ihaka's father, Jimmy, a trade union firebrand and renegade Marxist, didn't die of natural causes. The stories weave themselves into an exciting clima

May 4, 2015
False tongues by Charles, Kate, author.

False tongues

"Reverend Callie Anson returns to her theological college for a reunion while in London her partner, police officer Mark Lombardi, investigates the stabbing of a gifted teenager."--

May 4, 2015
Farmed and Dangerous by Maxwell, Edith

Farmed and Dangerous

Apr 30, 2015
Five-alarm fudge by DeSmet, Christine.

Five-alarm fudge

It's autumn in Fisher's Harbor, Wisconsin, and fudge shop owner Ava Oosterling is busy preparing for the harvest festival and a visit from some royal relatives who live in Belgium. According to Ava's grandpa, a famous divinity fudge recipe from the 1860s- a treat fit for a prince- is hidden somewhere in a local historical church. When a fire in the church reveals the body of a murdered man, it looks life someone is willing to go to any length to possess the valuable secret to the divinity fudge.

May 4, 2015
Fox is framed - a Leo Maxwell mystery by Smith, Lachlan, author.

Fox is framed - a Leo Maxwell mystery

Faced with evidence of stunning prosecutorial misconduct, a San Francisco judge has ordered a new trial for the Maxwell brothers' father, Lawrence, who was convicted of killing their mother twenty-one years before. A prison snitch soon turns up dead, with Lawrence the only suspect, and Leo teams up with hotshot attorney Nina Schuyler to defend Lawrence against murder charges both old and new. Working the streets while Nina handles the action in the courtroom, Leo is forced to confront the darkne

May 4, 2015
Fracture by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Fracture

"Now reunited, Frankie MacFarlane and Philo Dain attempt to recover the Dain coin collection stolen by Philo's murdered aunt. As they follow the trail, Frankie and Philo unearth secrets from Philo's past and discover a treasure hidden from the world for nearly two hundred years"--Provided by publisher.

May 4, 2015
Ghost image by Crosby, Ellen, 1953-, author.

Ghost image

"From the author of Multiple Exposure, an 'assured tale of love, loss, and secret agendas' (Publishers Weekly), comes the second novel in the thrilling Sophie Medina series, following a photojournalist as she races to find an international treasure before a murderer finds her. When freelance photojournalist Sophie Medina finds Brother Kevin Boyle, a Franciscan friar and controversial environmentalist, dead in the magnificent gardens of a Washington, DC monastery, she is sure her friend was murde

May 4, 2015
Glycerine by Ryan, Garry, 1953- author.

Glycerine

Detective Lane and his new rookie partner, Nigel Li, are responsible for investigating the death of a migrant work while also dealing with a potential terror attack just days before the beginning of the Calgary Stampede.

May 4, 2015
Gone and done it - a dreamwalker mystery by Toussaint, Maggie.

Gone and done it - a dreamwalker mystery

While planting a cherry tree, landscaper Baxley Powell discovers a human skull buried in the sand. After calling the sheriff, Baxley uses her dreamwalking abilities to get a jump-start on identifying the victim. Then deputies arrive, and, believing she's tampering with evidence, taser her. Emotions flare, but the sheriff agrees to hire her as a consultant. With a daughter to support and bills she can't pay, Baxley is motivated to succeed. Things get dicey when she unearths a murder victim o

May 4, 2015
Grave consequences by Thurlo, David, author.

Grave consequences

"Just as Charlie Henry thinks life might have calmed down, he finds himself in the middle of a dangerous case involving a beautiful silver-and-turquoise necklace with a mysterious history. When a young Navajo man shows up at FOB Pawn, claiming the necklace is a family heirloom of his girlfriend, Charlie is skeptical. No claim ticket, no exchange. But when the same young man returns with reinforcements--and guns--it's clear that there's more to his story than originally appears. This necklace qui

May 4, 2015
Grave on Grand Avenue by Hirahara, Naomi, 1962-

Grave on Grand Avenue

"Ellie stops for a friendly chat with gardener Eduardo Fuentes while patroling one of Los Angeles's premier concert halls. A few minutes later she's shocked to discover him lying at the bottom of a staircase, clinging to life and whispering something indecipherable. Nearby, the father of Xu, a Chinese classical musician superstar, claims Fuentes was knocked down while attempting to steal his son's multi-million dollar cello, a story Ellie has trouble believing. Meanwhile, Ellie has issues of her

May 4, 2015
Green and pleasant land - a Fran Harman mystery by Cutler, Judith, author.

Green and pleasant land - a Fran Harman mystery

Retired police detective Fran Harman discovers that someone doesn't like her digging up the past when she re-opens a twenty-year-old cold case.

May 4, 2015
Green Hell by Bruen, Ken

Green Hell

May 4, 2015
Hell's gate - a novel by Crompton, Richard, 1973- author.

Hell's gate - a novel

"The second novel in the Detective Mollel series, about a former Maasai warrior who is now a detective"--

May 3, 2015
Hoodoo by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Hoodoo

"After an environmental lawyer, a copper mining executive, and an ethnobotanist are killed, geologist Frankie MacFarlane becomes a suspect. Frankie must decipher interlocking puzzles to clear her name and to find the killer in a mystery that involves theconflict between mining and land values in the Southwest"--Provided by publisher.

May 4, 2015
Horoscope- the astrology murders by Frontiere, Georgia

Horoscope- the astrology murders

May 4, 2015
Horse of a different killer by Morrigan, Laura, author.

Horse of a different killer

"Animal behaviorist Grace Wilde's psychic ability gives her insight into the minds of all kinds of creatures. If only humans were as easy to read... Dead men may tell no tales, but they can screw up your life with a few phone calls. Grace's abusive ex-brother-in-law, Anthony Ortega, needs her help--at least that's what he said on the messages he left before his sudden death. Grace is inclined to let the matter rest in peace, but when her sister is named a suspect, Grace decides to get to the bot

May 4, 2015
How a gunman says goodbye - a novel by Mackay, Malcolm, 1982- author.

How a gunman says goodbye - a novel

"How does a gunman retire? Frank MacLeod was the best at what he does. Thoughtful. Efficient. Ruthless. But with his health failing him, how long before he's no longer of use to his employers? A new job. A target. But something is about to go horribly wrong. And up-and-coming hitman Calum MacLean will be called upon to pick up the pieces. Most gunmen say goodbye to the world with a bang. Frank's still here. No longer in his prime, certainly. But with decades of experience at the top of his profe

May 4, 2015
Ice Cold by Schenkel, Andrea Maria

Ice Cold

May 4, 2015
Ice run by Hamilton, Steve, 1961-

Ice run

A romantic weekend at an old luxury hotel turns to terror for private detective Alex McKnight and police officer Natalie Reynaud when they receive an ominous message in their hotel room that hints at a dark Reynaud family secret.

May 4, 2015
In the frame by Francis, Dick.

In the frame

A successful painter who loves going to the track finds himself in the biggest race of his life as he works to clear his cousin's name of murder- and trap a ruthless killer before the killer traps him.

May 4, 2015
Innocence ; or, murder on Steep Street by Kovály, Heda, 1919-2010.

Innocence ; or, murder on Steep Street

"In 1985, Czech Holocaust memoirist, literary translator, and political exile Heda Margolius Kovaly turned her pen to fiction. Inspired by the stories of Raymond Chandler, Kovaly knit her own terrifying experiences in early 1950s Socialist Prague--her husband's imprisonment and wrongful execution, her own persecution at his disgrace--into a gorgeous psychological thriller-cum-detective novel. Set in and around a cinema where a murder was recently committed, Innocence follows the unfolding of the

May 4, 2015
Innocent blood - a John Jordan mystery by Lister, Michael, 1968- author.

Innocent blood - a John Jordan mystery

When he was twelve years old he came face to face with the man who would be convicted of the Atlanta Child Murders. Six years later, John returned to Atlanta determined to discover who was truly responsible for all the slaughtered innocents.

May 4, 2015
Innocent blood by James, P. D.

Innocent blood

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.

May 4, 2015
Killer in high heels by Halliday, Gemma

Killer in high heels

May 4, 2015
Killer in the kitchen - a Murder she wrote mystery - a novel by Fletcher, Jessica, author.

Killer in the kitchen - a Murder she wrote mystery - a novel

"Jessica may not know everything about food, but she knows what she likes--and she definitely likes the Fin & Claw restaurant. Opened last summer by young couple Brad and Marcie, the Fin & Claw is their dream come true, combining Marcie's sunny personality with Brad's deft hand in the kitchen. But now their dream is turning into a nightmare. Ge´rard "Pepe" Leboeuf is a renowned New York City restaurateur who has a summer home in Cabot Cove. And now he's decided to open two new restaurants th

May 4, 2015
Killing frost - a Deets Shanahan mystery by Tierney, Ronald, author.

Killing frost - a Deets Shanahan mystery

At seventy-two years old, Deets Shanahan is ready to 'check out' and embrace old age. But, it seems his body (still functioning - just - after a bout of cancer) and Fate have other plans. Awaiting the arrival of a mystery new client, who wouldn't take no for an answer, he spies her out of his window, making her way up his drive to the front door. Suddenly, he sees her body jerk, go limp, then collapse in a pool of blood on his driveway - dead. Why did the mystery client insist on meeting with Sh

Apr 29, 2015
Last Words by Zahradnik, Rich

Last Words

May 4, 2015
Lemon pies and little white lies by Adams, Ellery.

Lemon pies and little white lies

Providing magical desserts to the residents of the enchanted town of Havenwood, Georgia, Ella Mae LeFaye finds everything she loves in danger when a serious of mysterious deaths are linked to her, forcing her to whip up a recipe for catching a killer determined to settle an ancient score.

May 4, 2015
Manhattan in miniature by Grace, Margaret, 1937-

Manhattan in miniature

As soon as Gerry Porter and her granddaughter, Maddie, 11, land in New York City, there are signs of trouble. Gerry is pulled in opposite directions by her two friends: Cynthia Bishop, who wants Gerry to investigate her aunt's recent death; and Bebe Mellon, who expects Gerry to spend the week helping her fulfill a work assignment at a giant crafts fair. Gerry and Maddie manage to keep everyone happy, accomplishing what the 35,000-strong NYPD failed to do.

May 4, 2015
Manhattan Mayhem - New Crime Stories from Mystery Writers of America by Clark, Mary Higgins (EDT)/ Child, Lee (CON)/ Ode, Eric/ Cook, Thomas H. (CON)/ Parker, T. Jefferson (CON)

Manhattan Mayhem - New Crime Stories from Mystery Writers of America

May 3, 2015
Margery Allingham's Mr Campion's Fox by Ripley, Mike

Margery Allingham's Mr Campion's Fox

May 4, 2015
Marry, Kiss, Kill by Flett-giordano, Anne

Marry, Kiss, Kill

May 4, 2015
Mountain Rampage - A National Park Mystery by Graham, Scott

Mountain Rampage - A National Park Mystery

May 4, 2015
Mr. Monk and the two assistants - a novel by Goldberg, Lee, 1962-

Mr. Monk and the two assistants - a novel

OCD detective Adrian Monk, coping with the conflict between two different female assistants--his former aide, Sharona, who returns after her ne'er-do-well husband is arrested for murder, and his new assistant, Natalie--finds himself up against a clever killer.

May 4, 2015
Murder freshly baked by Chapman, Vannetta.

Murder freshly baked

May 4, 2015
Murder in the queen's garden by Carmack, Amanda, author.

Murder in the queen's garden

Apr 30, 2015
Murder ties the knot by Fifield, Christy, author.

Murder ties the knot

"It's winter in Keyhole Bay, Florida, and while the tourist trade is slow, souvenir shop owner Glory Martine is busy with her best friend's wedding. But between managing preparations, the bride's in-laws, and a haunted parrot named Bluebeard, Glory makes plans to catch a killer. As her friends Karen and Riley approach their wedding day, Glory could use a break from the nuptial madness. She takes a peaceful drive to Alabama's piney woods to pick up the wedding quilt she ordered from a supplier. B

Apr 29, 2015
Musseled out by Ross, Barbara, 1953- author.

Musseled out

"The busy summer tourist season is winding down in Busman's Harbor, Maine, but Julia Snowden senses trouble simmering for the Snowden Family Clambake Company. Shifty David Thwing--the "Mussel King" of upscale seafood restaurants--is sniffing around town for a new location. But serving iffy clams turns out to be the least of his troubles...When Thwing is found sleeping with the fishes beneath a local lobsterman's boat, the police quickly finger Julia's brother-in-law Sonny as the one who cooked u

May 4, 2015
Never look back by Donoghue, Clare.

Never look back

"Three young women have been found brutally murdered in south London, their bodies discarded in plain view, the victims only yards away from help during each attack. And each time, the murderer gets a little bit bolder. Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer is the head of homicide on the South London police force, and with three bodies on his watch and a killer growing in confidence, he and DS Jane Bennett are frantically trying to find the link between these seemingly isolated incidents. Slowly, the

May 4, 2015
No place to die by Donoghue, Clare.

No place to die

"Jane Bennett, senior Detective Sergeant for the murder squad at her London police precinct, is having a terrible day. Her boss, Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer, has just returned to work after two weeks on "leave," though Jane knows it was really more like a suspension. He's still shaken by the loss of a victim in their last murder case, and Jane is still stung that Lockyer didn't trust her enough to confide in her about the case before it was too late. But neither of them has the luxury of t

May 4, 2015
Noontime Follies - A Jake Hines Police Procedural Set in Minnesota by Gunn, Elizabeth

Noontime Follies - A Jake Hines Police Procedural Set in Minnesota

May 4, 2015
Oh say can you fudge by Coco, Nancy.

Oh say can you fudge

May 4, 2015
Once burned by Boyle, Gerry, 1956- author.

Once burned

"There's something smoldering in the drop-dead pretty town of Sanctuary, Maine, and veteran crime reporter Jack McMorrow is back to sniff it out. In this long-awaited tenth installment of the wildly popular McMorrow mystery series, best-selling author Gerry Boyle crafts a smoking-hot story that will keep you riveted until the very last page. For the moment, life is briefly as it should be for Jack McMorrow: He and his wife Roxanne have retreated from the stress and danger of their day jobs to ra

May 4, 2015
Once upon a Crime by Brackston, P. J.

Once upon a Crime

May 4, 2015
Open Grave - A Mystery by Eriksson, Kjell/ Norlen, Paul (TRN)

Open Grave - A Mystery

May 4, 2015
Pall in the family by Eastman, Dawn, author.

Pall in the family

The aptly named Crystal Haven is the destination for tourists seeking psychics, seances, and the promise of contacting the spirit world. In this small western Michigan town, everyone knows the Fortune family. Rose is gifted with tarot card readings. Her sister Vi is a self proclaimed pet psychic. And Rose's daughter Clyde is a cop. A cop on leave from Ann Arbor more specifically, who's come home to kooky Crystal Haven to re-evaluate her life. Mom and Aunt Vi can't wait for Clyde to finally embra

Apr 29, 2015
Pattern of betrayal by Fox, Mae, author.

Pattern of betrayal

"Murder checks in. When Julie Ellis traded her high-stress life as an antiquities bounty hunter in the big city for the slower pace of Missouri wine country, she expected to find peace and tranquility among the beautiful rolling hills--not murder and mayhem. As the new innkeeper of the Quilt Haus Inn, Julie breathes a sigh of relief when preparations for their first quilting murder mystery weekend are finally complete. The props are set, the scripts are ready, and each guest has a role to play.

May 4, 2015
Pirate Vishnu by Pandian, Gigi, 1975- author.

Pirate Vishnu

"A century-old treasure map of San Francisco's Barbary Coast. Sacred riches from India. Two murders, one hundred years apart. And a love triangle-- Historian Jaya Jones has her work cut out for her. 1906: Shortly before the Great San Francisco Earthquake, Pirate Vishnu strikes the San Francisco Bay. An ancestor of Jaya's who came to the U.S. from India draws a treasure map-- Present day: Over a century later, the cryptic treasure map remains undeciphered. From San Francisco to the southern tip o

May 4, 2015
Poison ivy - a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Riggs, Cynthia.

Poison ivy - a Martha's Vineyard mystery

"On her first day as adjunct professor at Ivy Green College, Victoria Trumbull recognizes the stench emanating from her classroom as more than just dead mice. Brownie, the groundskeeper's mangy mutt, soon discovers a second body hiding beneath a cluster of poison ivy. The stakes have never been higher for Ivy Green, which is on the brink of losing already-lukewarm support from its accredited partner, Cape Cod University. Thackery Wilson, the founder of Ivy Green, worries that the bad publicity f

Apr 29, 2015
Pride v. prejudice by Hess, Joan, author.

Pride v. prejudice

"Claire Malloy, for as long as she can remember, has been the local bookseller and owner of the Book Depot and the widowed mother of teenage Caron, who frequently speaks in ALL CAPS. But her life has changed dramatically in recent years. Claire has married her longtime beau, Deputy Police Chief Peter Rosen. Still the owner of the Book Depot, Claire has passed the day-to-day running of it on to her very efficient employees. With Caron inching ever closer to college, there's but one thing that rem

May 4, 2015
Purl up and die by Sefton, Maggie.

Purl up and die

"In the latest novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Yarn Over Murder, Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun knitters must unravel the truth from the lies to clear a friend's son suspected of murder. Kelly Flynn's summer in Fort Connor, Colorado, is off to a great start with romantic celebrations with her boyfriend, Steve, and enjoyable albeit challenging knitting classes taught by her friend Barb at the House of Lambspun. But while Barb's advanced stitches are giving Kelly the slip, a mor

Apr 30, 2015
Pursuit in Provence - a Jordan Mayfair mystery by Gobbell, Phyllis C.

Pursuit in Provence - a Jordan Mayfair mystery

"Pursuit in Provence is Jordan Mayfair's debut as an amateur sleuth finding her way through a labyrinth of art rock-and-roll -- and murder -- against the captivating backdrop of Provence.

May 4, 2015
Quarry by Collins, Max Allan

Quarry

May 4, 2015
Quarry by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Quarry

May 4, 2015
Quarry's list by Collins, Max Allan

Quarry's list

May 4, 2015
Quicksand by Pandian, Gigi, 1975- author.

Quicksand

"Historian Jaya Jones finds herself on the wrong side of the law during an art heist at the Louvre. To redeem herself, she follows clues from an illuminated manuscript that lead from the cobblestone streets of Paris to the quicksand-surrounded fortress of Mont Saint-Michel. With the help of enigmatic Lane Peters and a 90-year-old stage magician, Jaya delves into France's colonial past in India to clear her name and catch a killer."--Back cover.

May 4, 2015
Resorting to Murder - Holiday Mysteries; a British Library Crime Classic by Edwards, Martin

Resorting to Murder - Holiday Mysteries; a British Library Crime Classic

May 4, 2015
Reykjavik nights by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961- author.

Reykjavik nights

"A prequel to the Inspector Erlendur series profiles Erlendur as a young, budding detective who is introduced to Reykjavik's dark underworld while investigating the death of a homeless man."--

May 4, 2015
Ripped from the pages - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951-

Ripped from the pages - a bibliophile mystery

"When book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright temporarily relocates to her parents' place in Northern California, she finds that wooden barrels aren't the only things buried in the wine caves of Sonoma... Excited to explore the secrets of wine country, Brooklyn attends an excavation of the caves hidden deep under her parents' commune-and the findings are explosive. A room is unearthed, and it contains a treasure trove of artwork, rare books, a chest of jewelry ... and a perfectly mummified

May 4, 2015
Rising tide / Romantic Suspense Set in the Caribbean by Ryan, Patricia Twomey, 1946- author.

Rising tide / Romantic Suspense Set in the Caribbean

While at a coastal resort in Aruba to attend a wedding, Emily Harrington is plunged into danger when a young girl's body washes up on the resort's beach wearing Emily's gold bracelet.

Apr 30, 2015
Rough treatment by Harvey, John, 1938-, author.

Rough treatment

"Grice and Grabianski are an ill-matched pair of burglars working Charlie Resnick's patch. When they break into the house of television director Harold Roy, they get more than they bargained for. Grabianski falls in love--or is it lust--with the director's wife, and the pair become enmeshed in a dangerous plot to sell the cocaine that was in the safe back to its supplier."--from publisher's description.

May 4, 2015
Ruined abbey - a mystery by Emery, Anne, author.

Ruined abbey - a mystery

"It's 1989. The Troubles are raging in Ireland, bombs exploding in England. In this prequel to the Collins-Burke series, Father Brennan Burke is home in New York when news of his sister's arrest in London sends him flying across the ocean. The family troubles deepen when Brennan's cousin Conn is charged with the murder of a Special Branch detective and suspected in a terrorist plot against Westminster Abbey. The Burkes come under surveillance by the murdered cop's partner and are caught in a tan

May 4, 2015
Run you down by Dahl, Julia, 1977-

Run you down

"Aviva Kagan was a just a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a smiling college boy from Florida-and then disappeared. Twenty-three years later, the child she walked away from is a NYC tabloid reporter named Rebekah Roberts. And Rebekah isn't sure she wants her mother back in her life. But when a man from the ultra-Orthodox enclave of Roseville, N.Y. contacts Rebekah about his young wife's mysterious death, she is drawn back into Aviva's world. Pessie Gold

May 4, 2015
Sacred ends by Appignanesi, Lisa, author.

Sacred ends

Paris, 1900. Comte de Landois has ordered his wife Marguerite to travel from Paris, to join him in the Loire Valley. Her journey into the pastoral quiet is shattered by the appearance of a dead man on the railway tracks. Who is he? And why does Marguerite's young traveling companion pale when she sees him? When the Comte presents Marguerite with an adopted baby, and his sudden friendship with local clerics imposes new rules and regulations on her behavior, things start to take a sinister and tro

May 4, 2015
Saving cecil. by Mims, Lee, 1948-

Saving cecil.

May 4, 2015
Say No to Murder by Pickard, Nancy

Say No to Murder

Apr 30, 2015
Say no to murder by Pickard, Nancy.

Say no to murder

May 4, 2015
Scam Chowder by Corrigan, Maya

Scam Chowder

May 4, 2015
See also murder - a Marjorie Trumaine mystery by Sweazy, Larry D.

See also murder - a Marjorie Trumaine mystery

"In 1964, a grisly murder is committed in the small town of Dickinson, North Dakota. Erik and Lida Knudsen are found murdered in their bed, their throats slit. Sheriff Hilo Jenkins is called to the scene and discovers a strange copper amulet clasped in Erik's hand. Knowing that his friend Marjorie Trumaine is a skilled researcher and professional indexer, Jenkins asks for her help in investigating the possible meaning of the amulet with its unusual markings. As she gets closer to the truth, Marj

May 4, 2015
Shadow of a spout by Cooper, Amanda, 1957-

Shadow of a spout

"Leaving her home in Gracious Grove behind her, Rose is off to the annual convention of the International Teapot Collectors Society. Her granddaughter, Sophie, is minding the tea house while she's away. Rose is eager for tough cookie Zunia Pettigrew to appraise a prized antique teapot she believes may be a holy water vessel from China. But when Zunia declares the pot a fake, Rose is really steamed. After Zunia is found dead beside Rose's dinged-in teapot, Sophie must rush to her grandmother's a

May 4, 2015
Sinking suspicions by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

Sinking suspicions

"In her effort to restore balance to her neighbor's life, Sadie unravels much more than a murder"--

May 4, 2015
Slated for death by Duncan, Elizabeth J., author.

Slated for death

"When the body of well-liked and respectable Glenda Roberts is discovered at the bottom of a former slate mine--now a busy tourist attraction--pandemonium erupts in the North Wales town of Llanelen. Penny Brannigan finds herself drawn into the investigation when jars of her house-brand hand cream are found among counterfeit inventory Glenda and her sister were selling. Police are convinced that the mine operator --whose asthmatic son suffered an almost-fatal attack due to the merchandise--is res

May 4, 2015
Slow burn - an Andy Hayes mystery by Welsh-Huggins, Andrew.

Slow burn - an Andy Hayes mystery

May 4, 2015
Someone Always Knows by Muller, Marcia

Someone Always Knows

May 4, 2015
Superfluous Women - A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery by Dunn, Carola

Superfluous Women - A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery

Apr 30, 2015
The Alpine zen - an Emma Lord mystery by Daheim, Mary.

The Alpine zen - an Emma Lord mystery

"The installment in Mary Daheim's beloved and long-running small-town murder mystery series featuring newspaper editor-publisher Emma Lord. An unsettling visit from Ren Rawlings, a strange young woman in search of the mother who abandoned her, sparks Emma's curiosity--especially when the woman suddenly collapses and lands in the hospital. Matters become even more baffling when Emma's husband, Sheriff Milo Dodge, finds a corpse and Ren claims that the remains are those of her father. Under ordina

May 4, 2015
The best American mystery stories of the century by

The best American mystery stories of the century

A collection of the best in mystery writing includes contributions by O. Henry, Dashiell Hammett, Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, Ellery Queen, James Thurber, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Sara Paretsky, John Steinbeck, and Mickey Spillane.

May 4, 2015
The big nowhere by Ellroy, James, 1948-

The big nowhere

Set in Los Angeles in the 1950s as the Red scare blazes, three men--an unheeded deputy, an opportunist D.A.'s assistant, and a high-rolling pimp--become immersed in a nightmarish reality.

Apr 29, 2015
The blue and the grey by Trow, M. J., author.

The blue and the grey

"Matthew Grand, a former captain in the Union army, arrives in London to track down the last conspirator behind the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and teams up with journalist James Batchelor to investigate a series of killings that may be connected tothe assassination."--

Apr 29, 2015
The body in the belfry by Page, Katherine Hall.

The body in the belfry

Ex-Manhattanite Faith Fairchild copes not only with the culture shock of the Massachusetts village in which she, her minister husband, and their baby have settled, but with the shock of finding a woman's body in the church's belfry.

Apr 29, 2015
The Breaking Point by Bass, Jefferson

The Breaking Point

Apr 30, 2015
The cabinet of curiosities by Preston, Douglas J.

The cabinet of curiosities

May 4, 2015
The case of the Sin City sister by Hinton, J. Lynne.

The case of the Sin City sister

"When Eve's biological sister goes missing, the nun heads to Las Vegas to track her down before it's too late. Years ago, Eve heard God's call to become a nun, but her recent stint moonlighting at her father's detective agency invigorates her so much that she's wrestling with her vocation. She's working with him on a case involving a miner in New Mexico when alarming news develops: her sister Dorisanne is missing. The authorities won't act without evidence of a crime, but Eve knows something sus

May 4, 2015
The cat sitter's whiskers by Clement, Blaize.

The cat sitter's whiskers

"Set in the sleepy beach-side town of Siesta Key, Florida, THE CAT SITTER'S WHISKERS catches up with Dixie as she heads off for work one morning in the dimly lit hours before sunrise. Her very first client of the morning is Barney Feldman, a Maine coon cat with a reputation for mischief who's guarding his vacationing owner's valuable collection of decidedly creepy antique masks. But someone's hiding in the house when she arrives, and they sneak up and knock her out cold. When the cops arrive at

Apr 29, 2015
The children return by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23- author.

The children return

"When an undercover agent tracking domestic jihadists is found murdered, it's troubling enough for Bruno's beloved village. But when this is followed by the return of Sami, a local autistic youth thought lost to Islamic extremism, provincial St. Denis suddenly becomes a front line in the global war on terror"--Dust jacket flap.

May 4, 2015
The Christie caper by Hart, Carolyn G.

The Christie caper

Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand Bookstore finds herself trying to stop a possible murder during a weeklong Agatha Christie convention.

Apr 29, 2015
The dead assassin - the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Entwistle, Vaughn.

The dead assassin - the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

"1895. Victorian England trembles on the verge of hysteria. Terrorist bombs are detonating around the Capitol and every foreigner is suspected of being an Anarchist lurking beneath a cape. Dr. Arthur Conan Doyle is summoned to the scene of a gruesome crime that has baffled and outraged Scotland Yard's best. A senior member of Her Majesty's government has been brutally murdered, and the body of his attacker lies close by--riddled with bullets. More perplexing, one of the attending detectives reco

May 4, 2015
The doll maker by Montanari, Richard.

The doll maker

"Detectives Byrne and Balzano return to the streets of Philadelphia to put an end to a macabre succession of murdered children. A quiet Philadelphia suburb. A woman cycles past a train depot with her young daughter. There she finds a murdered girl posed on a newly painted bench. Beside her is a formal invitation to a tea dance in a week's time. Seven days later, two more young victims are discovered in an abandoned house, posed on painted swings. At the scene is an identical invitation. This tim

May 4, 2015
The doll's house by Phillips, Louise (Fiction writer), author.

The doll's house

When the body of popular talk show host Keith Jenkins is discovered in the icy waters of the canal during the early hours of a chilly Dublin morning, everyone wants to know why. D.I. O'Connor and a new squad of detectives from Harcourt Street team up with criminal psychologist Dr Kate Pearson to profile the killer, in an attempt to narrow down the search. Two days later a second body is found in the canal, with no apparent links between the victims. Meanwhile recovering alcoholic Clodagh Hamilto

Apr 29, 2015
The English breakfast murder by Childs, Laura.

The English breakfast murder

After volunteering with Charleston's Sea Turtle Protection League, tea shop owner Theodosia Browning discovers the dead body of local art dealer Harper Fisk and searches to find the murderer before he can strike again.

May 4, 2015
The Fraud - A Mystery by Parks, Brad

The Fraud - A Mystery

May 4, 2015
The gentle art of murder by Dams, Jeanne M., author.

The gentle art of murder

One late-summer's evening, before the beginning of the new term, Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired police detective Alan Newbitt, are guests at Sherebury University art department's drinks party to introduce the new teaching assistant sculptress Gillian Roberts. However, tragedy strikes on a tour of the art department, when the lift breaks down ans a corpse is discovered at the bottom of the shaft. Dorothy and Alan become involved in the ensuing investigation, putting their local knowledge

May 4, 2015
The ghost network - a novel by Disabato, Catie.

The ghost network - a novel

Apr 30, 2015
The ghost network by Disabato, Catie.

The ghost network

May 4, 2015
The Governor's Wife by Harvey, Michael

The Governor's Wife

May 3, 2015
The icing on the corpse by Mugavero, Liz, author.

The icing on the corpse

"Kristan "Stan" Connor is thrilled to be invited to the Groundhog Day festivities in quirky Frog Ledge, Connecticut. Her organic, home-baked pet treats are a big hit at the annual celebration, though an important guest is curiously absent...When Helga Oliver, the town's elderly historian, is found crumpled in the basement of the Historical Museum, the close-knit town is devastated. But after some tenacious digging, Stan discovers Helga was pushed down the stairs--and that this picture-perfect Ne

Apr 29, 2015
The Kill by Casey, Jane

The Kill

May 4, 2015
The language of the dead - a World War II mystery by Kelly, Stephen (Mystery writer), author.

The language of the dead - a World War II mystery

In a rural Hampshire village, things have remained fairly quiet despite the war. Then an elderly loner is brutally murdered, and the method of his killing bears the hallmarks of the traditional vanquishing of a witch. A young woman who is carrying the illegitimate child of a fighter pilot also is violently killed; a local drunkard's head is bashed in. Are the cases connected? As the Germans continue their relentless attack, Detective Inspector Thomas Lamb hunts for an elusive killer.

Apr 29, 2015
The masque of a murderer by Calkins, Susanna, author.

The masque of a murderer

"Lucy Campion, formerly a ladies' maid in the local magistrate's household, has now found gainful employment as a printer's apprentice. On a freezing winter afternoon in 1667, she accompanies the magistrate's daughter, Sarah, to the home of a severely injured Quaker man to record his dying words, a common practice in 17th century England. The man, having been trampled by a horse and cart the night before, only has a few hours left to live. Lucy scribbles down the Quaker man's last utterances, bu

May 4, 2015
The Missing and the Dead by MacBride, Stuart

The Missing and the Dead

Apr 30, 2015
The necessary death of Lewis Winter - a novel by Mackay, Malcolm, 1982- author.

The necessary death of Lewis Winter - a novel

"A twenty-nine-year-old man lives alone in his Glasgow flat. The telephone rings; a casual conversation, but behind this a job offer. The clues are there if you know to look for them. He is an expert. A loner. Freelance. Another job is another job, but what if this organization wants more? A meeting at a club. An offer. A target: Lewis Winter, a necessary sacrifice that will be only the first step in an all-out war between crime syndicates the likes of which hasn't been seen for decades. It's ea

May 4, 2015
The only good Yankee by Abbott, Jeff.

The only good Yankee

Amateur sleuth Jordan Poteet, a librarian from Mirabeau, Texas, is pitted against his former girlfriend, whose Yankee corporatiion threatens to wreak industrial havoc on his Southern hometown

May 4, 2015
The other side of midnight by St. James, Simone.

The other side of midnight

"London, 1925. Glamorous medium Gloria Sutter made her fortune helping the bereaved contact loved ones killed during the Great War. Now she's been murdered at one of her own se;ances, after leaving a message requesting the help of her former friend and sole rival, Ellie Winter. Ellie doesn't contact the dead-at least, not anymore. She specializes in miraculously finding lost items. Still, she can't refuse the final request of the only other true psychic she has known. Now Ellie must delve into

May 4, 2015
The postman always purls twice by Canadeo, Anne, 1955-

The postman always purls twice

"In the seventh installment in the "entertaining" (Kirkus Reviews) Black Sheep Knitting Mystery series, the knitters see the darker side of Hollywood when Maggie's shop is used as a set for a big budget, star-studded movie. When the cast and crew of a Hollywood movie arrive to film on location in quiet Plum Harbor, the village is aflutter at the A-list actresses. The Knitters are dazzled by the glamour and since Maggie's shop is an important set, they are privy to the backstage excitement and i

May 4, 2015
The ravens by Sundstøl, Vidar, 1963- author.

The ravens

"It's been a long, dark time since a gruesome discovery drew U.S. Forest Service ranger Lance Hansen into a murder investigation that is now approaching a resolution--although not to his satisfaction. In fact, the mysteries have been multiplying and getting uncomfortably close to home. On the run after a hunting expedition with his brother Andy went awry, Lance is haunted by visions of Swamper Caribou, the Ojibwe medicine man whose death a century earlier remains unexplained. Willy Dupree, Lance

May 4, 2015
The readaholics and the falcon fiasco - a book club mystery by DiSilverio, Laura A. H.

The readaholics and the falcon fiasco - a book club mystery

Emulating one of her favorite literary sleuths, event planner Amy-Faye Johnson sets out to find the truth surrounding the death of Ivy, one of her fellow book-obsessed Readaholics, who supposedly committed suicide by poisoning.

May 4, 2015
The regulator by Wolfe, Ethan J., author.

The regulator

"Soldier, Sniper, Secret Service Agent, Regulator. Murphy answers only to the President. His latest assignment comes from President Garfield and is classified Top Secret. A serial killer is murdering railroad workers and settlers in the western states and territories. With nothing but his skill as a hunter and his knowledge of the budding science of forensics, Murphy begins a quest that takes him through a thousand miles of the west as he searches for the man responsible for dozens of murders" -

May 4, 2015
The reluctant matador - a Hugo Marston novel by Pryor, Mark, 1967-

The reluctant matador - a Hugo Marston novel

May 4, 2015
The Richebourg affair by Cartmel, R. M., author.

The Richebourg affair

Who'd have thought it? Commandant Truchaud of the Paris police is used to dealing with villainy and violence in the French capital, but when he is summoned home to Burgundy on the death of his brother, he finds a seething vat of theft, fraud and cold-blooded murder fomenting beneath the serene surface of the little village of Nuits-Saint-Georges. What is hidden behind the cellar walls? Who wanted his brother dead? Why does Inspector Molleau have a loaded pistol in his desk drawer? As Truchaud di

May 4, 2015
The September Society by Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

The September Society

"In the small hours of the morning one fall day in 1866, a frantic widow visits detective Charles Lenox. Lady Annabelle's problem is simple: her beloved son, George, has vanished from his room at Oxford. When Lenox visits his alma mater to investigate he discovers a series of bizarre clues, including a murdered cat and a card cryptically referring to 'The September Society.' Then, just as Lenox realizes that the case may be deeper than it appears, a student dies, the victim of foul play."--P. [4

May 4, 2015
The St. Paul conspiracy by Stelljes, Roger.

The St. Paul conspiracy

"The morning after Halloween the city of St. Paul awakens to find that a serial killer terrorizing the blue-collar working women of University Avenue has struck for the fifth time. The citizens of St. Paul are on edge"--Jacket.

May 4, 2015
The sudden arrival of violence by Mackay, Malcolm, 1982- author.

The sudden arrival of violence

"It begins with two deaths: a money-man and a police informant. Deaths that offer a unique opportunity to a man like Calum MacLean. A hit man who has finally had enough of killing. Calum plans an unprecedented escape just as his employers need him the most. Glasgow's biggest criminal organizations are gearing up for a final, fatal confrontation. The panic over Calum's abrupt disappearance may finally give Detective Michael Fisher the chance he need to close the case of a lifetime. But first, he

May 4, 2015
The whole cat and caboodle by Ryan, Sofie, 1958- author.

The whole cat and caboodle

Sarah Grayson is the happy proprietor of Second Chance, a charming shop in the oceanfront town of North Harbor, Maine. At the shop, she sells used items that she has lovingly refurbished and repurposed. But her favorite pet project so far has been adopting a stray cat she names Elvis. The big black cat with a scar across his nose turned up at a local bar when the band was playing the King of Rock and Roll's music and hopped in Sarah's truck. When Sarah's elderly friend Maddie is found with the b

May 4, 2015
The Wild Inside / A Novel of Suspense by Carbo, Christine, author.

The Wild Inside / A Novel of Suspense

May 4, 2015
Thin air by Cleeves, Ann, author.

Thin air

"Ann Cleeves is back with the sixth book in her Shetland series featuring Inspector Jimmy Perez, whom readers will remember from Raven Black, White Nights, Red Bones, Blue Lightning, and Dead Water. A group of old university friends leave the bright lights of London and travel to Shetland to celebrate the marriage of one of their friends. But, one of them, Eleanor, disappears--apparently into thin air. It's mid-summer, a time of light nights and unexpected mists. And then Eleanor's body is disco

May 4, 2015
Thin crust killers by Cavender, Chris.

Thin crust killers

When the local bank is held up, one of its security guards is murdered during the robbery. Things get even more complicated when the note from the robber is discovered to have been written on a brand new menu from A Slice of Delight. Eleanor and Maddy must dig up the truth before it comes back to haunt them!

Apr 28, 2015
Thin crust killers by Cavender, Chris.

Thin crust killers

When the local bank is held up, one of its security guards is murdered during the robbery. Things get even more complicated when the note from the robber is discovered to have been written on a brand new menu from A Slice of Delight. Eleanor and Maddy must dig up the truth before it comes back to haunt them!

May 4, 2015
Ties that blind by Klein, Zachary, 1948- author.

Ties that blind

"Former social worker-turned-private investigator Matt Jacob has had his share of vices and woes. But he has always managed to stay one foot ahead of the criminals he hunts, while keeping one foot out of the grave. Now Matt is struggling to kick his addictions, put his demons under wraps and settle down with a woman who makes him happy. Then, a phone call changes everything. Lou, the father of Matt’s dead wife, is on the line, irascible and distraught. His new girlfriend’s son has attempted suic

Apr 29, 2015
Time of Death by Billingham, Mark

Time of Death

Apr 30, 2015
Unidentified Woman Number 15 - A McKenzie Novel by Housewright, David

Unidentified Woman Number 15 - A McKenzie Novel

Apr 30, 2015
Viper - no resurrection for Commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

Viper - no resurrection for Commissario Ricciardi

Springtime proffers fragrant temptations to the men and women of Naples. But evil also lurks in the sweet-smelling spring air. It is one week before Easter, Naples, 1932. At the high-class brothel in the center of town known as Paradiso, Viper, the most famous prostitute of all, is found dead. Suffocated with a pillow. Her last client swears that when he left her she was alive and well. But when her next client arrived, he found her dead. Who killed her and why? Ricciardi has to untangle a compl

May 4, 2015
Vixen - A Nameless Detective Novel by Pronzini, Bill

Vixen - A Nameless Detective Novel

May 3, 2015
Wedding duress by Casey, Elizabeth Lynn, author.

Wedding duress

While preparing for her upcoming nuptials, librarian Tori Sinclair must help a fellow member of the Sweet Briar Ladies Society Sewing Circle unravel the mystery surrounding the death of her former nanny who took a fatal fall in her new employer's home.

May 4, 2015
Whatever Happenened to Molly Bloom? by Stirling, Jessica

Whatever Happenened to Molly Bloom?

May 4, 2015
When the Song of the Angels is Stilled by Croyle, A. S.

When the Song of the Angels is Stilled

May 4, 2015
Whispering shadows - a novel by Sendker, Jan-Philipp, author.

Whispering shadows - a novel

"American expat Paul Leibovitz was once an ambitious advisor, dedicated father, and loving husband. But after living for nearly thirty years in Hong Kong, personal tragedy strikes and Paul's marriage unravels in the fallout. Now Paul is living as a recluse on an outlying island of Hong Kong. When he makes a fleeting connection with Elizabeth, a distressed American woman on the verge of collapse, his life is thrown into turmoil. Less than twenty-four hours later, Elizabeth's son is found dead in

May 4, 2015
Wicked stitch an embroidery mystery by Lee, Amanda, 1967-

Wicked stitch an embroidery mystery

"For most small-business owners in Tallulah Falls, the upcoming Renaissance Faire is a wonderful way to promote their specialty shops. For Marcy's nemesis, Nellie, and her sister Clara, it's an opportunity to finally put Marcy and her shop, the Seven-Year Stitch, out of business. Apparently the sisters like to make grudges a family affair and have set up competing booths right next to Marcy's at the Ren Faire. When Clara is discovered dead in her own booth- strangled by the scarf she had almo

May 4, 2015
Windswept by Ryan, Patricia, author.

Windswept

When her fiance is delayed in London, Emily Harrington sets off on their long-awaited vacation to the exclusive Caribbean resort of Island Bluffs on her own. Fearing boredom, she is pleasantly surprised to discover that this romantic resort is filled with fascinating people: Roger Stirhew, a foremost travel writer, whose pernicious wit and words prove deadly; his disillusioned wife Jessica; Marietta St. John, an ageing society columnist; Nora, her devoted companion; Jon Peterson, an eager young

May 4, 2015