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A Dangerous Place by Winspear, Jacqueline

A Dangerous Place

Jan 31, 2015
A fine summer's day by Todd, Charles.

A fine summer's day

"New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd takes readers on a trip to Ian Rutledge's past, with the story of the last case the Scotland Yard detective tackles before he goes off to fight in World War I"--

Jan 31, 2015
A Healthy Homicide by McLaughlin, Staci

A Healthy Homicide

Jan 31, 2015
A question of death - an illustrated Phryne Fisher treasury by Greenwood, Kerry, author.

A question of death - an illustrated Phryne Fisher treasury

The Honourable Phryne Fisher -- she of the Lulu bob, green eyes, Cupid's Bow lips, and diamante garters -- is the 1920's most elegant and irrepressible sleuth. This sparkling collection of Phryne short stories and other Phryne miscellany -- including Phryne's favourite shoes and hats, delicious cocktail recipes and her best tips for discouraging unwated admirers -- is a gorgeously collectable treat for all Phryne fans. Lavishly illustrated with divine colour illustrations by Beth Norling, A Ques

Jan 31, 2015
A quilt in time - a Harriet Truman/Loose Threads mystery by Sachitano, Arlene, 1951-

A quilt in time - a Harriet Truman/Loose Threads mystery

Pet quilts are the project of the day for Harriet Truman and the Loose Threads. Local veterinarian Aiden Jalbert decides to set up an animal kennel for the local battered women's shelter and asks the quilters to sew bedding for it. Harriet is soon drawn into the world of domestic violence when Loose Thread Sarah Ness calls from the emergency room, where she's landed as a result of a vicious beating by her fiance Seth Pratt. Sarah initially refuses to consider going to the shelter but is forced t

Jan 31, 2015
A Root Awakening by Collins, Kate

A Root Awakening

Jan 31, 2015
A seamless murder by Ramirez, Melissa Bourbon, author.

A seamless murder

"With a needle and thread, Harlow Jane Cassidy is capable of magic. Her neighbors in Bliss, Texas, on the other hand, are capable of murder.... Any garment Harlow stitches together has the power to grant the deepest desire of whomever wears it. So when she's asked to sew aprons for a local women's group, Harlow must get to know each member. First up is Delta Lee Mobley, who doesn't care much for Harlow's family--or anyone else in Bliss, for that matter. Granting Delta's greatest wish could only

Jan 31, 2015
A stitch in crime by Elliott, Cathy, 1950- author.

A stitch in crime

Jan 31, 2015
A ticket to oblivion by Marston, Edward, author.

A ticket to oblivion

Jan 31, 2015
A Wee Murder in My Shop by Stewart, Fran

A Wee Murder in My Shop

Jan 31, 2015
Acts of faith by Wynn, Patricia.

Acts of faith

Jan 31, 2015
All the president's menus by Hyzy, Julie A.

All the president's menus

When a tour of the White House kitchen by a group of foreign chefs ends in murder, executive chef Olivia Paras makes sleuthing the special of the day. Includes recipes for a complete presidential menu.

Jan 31, 2015
An anecdotal death - a Harry Brock mystery by Roby, Kinley E.

An anecdotal death - a Harry Brock mystery

Jan 31, 2015
An Early Wake by Connolly, Sheila

An Early Wake

Jan 31, 2015
Arsenic and old books by James, Miranda.

Arsenic and old books

"In Athena, Mississippi, librarian Charlie Harris is known for his good nature--and for his Maine coon cat, Diesel, whom he walks on a leash. Charlie returned to his hometown to immerse himself in books, but taking the plunge into a recent acquisition will have him in over his head... Lucinda Beckwith Long, the mayor of Athena, has donated a set of Civil War-era diaries to the archives of Athena College. The books were recently discovered among the personal effects of an ancestor of Mrs. Long's

Jan 31, 2015
As chimney sweepers come to dust - a Flavia de Luce novel by Bradley, C. Alan, 1938- author.

As chimney sweepers come to dust - a Flavia de Luce novel

"Youthful chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce once again brings her knowledge of poisons and her indefatigable spirit to solve dastardly crimes -- but this time, she leaves behind her beloved English countryside, and takes her sleuthing prowess to the unexpectedly unsavory world of Canadian boarding schools!"--

Jan 31, 2015
As gouda as dead by Aames, Avery, author.

As gouda as dead

Jan 31, 2015
Assault and Pepper by Budewitz, Leslie

Assault and Pepper

Jan 31, 2015
At the Drop of a Hat by Mckinlay, Jenn

At the Drop of a Hat

Jan 31, 2015
Bittersweet by Albert, Susan Wittig

Bittersweet

Jan 31, 2015
Blood of the south by Clare, Alys, author.

Blood of the south

In Autumn of 1093, Lassair encounters a veiled noblewoman on the quay at Cambridge, set on by an angry mob. She has no idea that the woman, alone but for her infant child, brings both mystery and peril. Then a devastating flood hits the fens, and among the wreckage washed up Aelf Fen is a body. Lassair, in the company of a sheriff's officer, wonders if she is dealing with murder. Meanwhile, in the south, Lassair's beloved Rollo is moving with relief towards the conclusion of his mission for King

Jan 31, 2015
Blood sport by Francis, Dick.

Blood sport

"Reluctantly agreeing to locate a missing priceless breeding stallion for his employer, Gene Hawkins suddenly finds himself the target of millionaire Dave Teller's socialite wife, as he falls in love with his own boss's daughter and becomes the prey of a vicious gang of horse thieves"--NoveList.

Jan 31, 2015
Blue Avenue by Wiley, Michael, 1961- author.

Blue Avenue

Summoned by his old friend, homicide detective Daniel Turner, to identify the trussed-up, naked body of a woman, found wrapped in cellophane amongst a pile of garbage on Blue Avenue, a down-at-heel area of Jacksonville, Florida, businessman William Byrd or "BB" is in for a shock. He recognises the dead woman as Belinda Mabry, the girl with whom he spent an intense and passionate summer twenty-five years before. What's more, as Daniel informs him, she's the third victim to have met such a hideous

Jan 31, 2015
Board stiff by Lynn, Kendel, author.

Board stiff

Elliott Lisbon encounters a mystery at the Ballantyne Foundation on Sea Pine Island, SC, involving the board chair, Jane Hatting, who is accused of murder. After investigating all the criminal schemes involved in the scandal, she realizes she may be the next victim.

Jan 31, 2015
Borrowed Crime by Cass, Laurie

Borrowed Crime

Jan 31, 2015
Bred to kill - a thriller by Thilliez, Franck.

Bred to kill - a thriller

In this sequel to Syndrome E, Lucie Henebelle and Inspector Sharko have reunited to take on the case of the brutal murder of Eva Louts, a promising graduate student who was killed while working at a primate research center outside Paris. But what first appears to be a vicious animal attack soon proves to be something more sinister. What was Eva secretly researching? Was she tracking three fanatical scientists who control a thirty-thousand-year-old virus with plans to unleash it into the world?"-

Jan 31, 2015
By Book or by Crook - A Lighthouse Library Mystery by Gates, Eva

By Book or by Crook - A Lighthouse Library Mystery

Jan 31, 2015
Cat out of hell by Truss, Lynne.

Cat out of hell

Jan 31, 2015
Children of the Tide - A Victorian Detective Story by Redfern, Jon

Children of the Tide - A Victorian Detective Story

Jan 31, 2015
Classic cashes in by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic cashes in

Jan 31, 2015
Cold betrayal - an Ali Reynolds novel by Jance, Judith A.

Cold betrayal - an Ali Reynolds novel

"Revenge isn't the only dish served cold... Ali Reynolds's longtime friend and Taser-carrying nun, Sister Anselm, rushes to the bedside of a young pregnant woman hospitalized for severe injuries after she was hit by a car on a deserted Arizona highway. The girl had been running away from The Family, a polygamous cult with no patience for those who try to leave its ranks. Something about her strikes a chord in Sister Anselm, reminding her of a case she worked years before when another young girl

Jan 31, 2015
Condemned to death - a Burren mystery by Harrison, Cora, author.

Condemned to death - a Burren mystery

When Mara, Brehon of the Burren, is summoned to the sandy beach of Fanore, on the western fringe of the kingdom of the Burren, she sees a sight that she has never witnessed before during her thirty years as law-enforcer and investigating magistrate: a dead man lying in a boat with no oars. Immediately her scholars jump to the conclusion that the man has been found guilty of kin-murder. The Brehon sentence for this worst of all crimes is that the murderer be towed out to sea and left to the mercy

Jan 31, 2015
Criminal Confections - With Recipes by London, Colette

Criminal Confections - With Recipes

Jan 31, 2015
Crimson angel by Hambly, Barbara, author.

Crimson angel

When Jefferson Vitrack - the white half-brother of Benjamin January's wife - turns up on January's doorstep in the summer of 1838 claiming he has discovered a clue to the whereabouts of the family's lost treasure, January has no hesitation about refusing to help look for it. For the treasure lies in Haiti, the island that was once France's most profitable colony - until the blood-chilling repression practiced there by the whites upon their slaves triggered a savage rebellion. The world's only Bl

Jan 31, 2015
Cry Uncle by McLean, Russel D.

Cry Uncle

Jan 31, 2015
Cut to the quick by Ross, Kate.

Cut to the quick

In the 1820s, Mark Craddock, a former stable hand, blackmails Hugh Fontclair into affiancing Fontclair's son to Craddock's daughter, and at a party before the wedding, Julian Kestrel finds a murdered woman in his bed.

Jan 31, 2015
Dark Rooms by Anolik, Lili

Dark Rooms

Jan 31, 2015
Dead letters - an Inspector Best mystery by Lock, Joan.

Dead letters - an Inspector Best mystery

It is a beautiful warm August day in 1880: perfect weather for the annual Metropolitan Police Annual Fete held at Alexandra Palace. Inspector Best is summoned to uncover the identity of 'Quicksilver' who has send an anonymous note threatening to cause an horrific explosion at the event. When a second note is received and its threats become increasingly confusing with their literary allusions, Best seeks out the help of Helen Franks, a close friend from the past. However, is Quicksilver really in

Jan 31, 2015
Dead of night by Collett, Chris, author.

Dead of night

Jan 31, 2015
Dead red by O'Mara, Tim.

Dead red

"New York City school teacher Raymond Donne had no idea how bad his night was going to get when he picked up the phone. Ricky Torres, his old friend from his days as a cop, needs Ray's help, and he needs it right now in the middle of the night. Ricky picks Ray up in the taxi he has been driving since returning from serving as a Marine in Iraq, but before Ricky can tell Ray what's going on the windows of the taxi explode under a hail of bullets killing Ricky and knocking Ray unconscious as he div

Jan 31, 2015
Dead secret - a Diane Fallon forensic investigation by Connor, Beverly, 1948-

Dead secret - a Diane Fallon forensic investigation

When forensic anthropologist Diane Fallon finds three skeletons in different locations with desiccated bones, she is plunged into a seventy-year-old mystery of love, greed, and murder that someone would still kill to keep from being solved.

Jan 31, 2015
Dead to the world by Cooper, Susan Rogers, author.

Dead to the world

E.J. has a surprise twentieth wedding anniversary present for Willis--a weekend away in the Texas hills. She's found the perfect Bed and Breakfast- the Bishop' Inn in the quaint town of Peaceful. Unfortunately, they've barely arrived before the inn's troubled elderly owner, Carrie Marie Hutchins, confides in them about a harrowing event from her childhood involving her dead father...and his spirit, which won't go away...E.J. has little time to digest Carrie's tales of strange goings-on: screami

Jan 31, 2015
Deadfall - a Ryan Moar mystery by Hartley, Michael D., 1936-

Deadfall - a Ryan Moar mystery

Jan 31, 2015
Death and the Cyprian Society by Christie, Pamela, 1953- author.

Death and the Cyprian Society

"Arabella Beaumont, courtesan, adventuress, and sleuth, romps her way through Regency London into a dangerous affair of blackmail. Arabella Beaumont is the fortunate possessor of one of England's most celebrated bodies--with a formidable business brain to match. Her latest venture: transforming a London hotel into a social club for courtesans. To afford the lavish renovations, Arabella needs her featherbrained friend Constance Worthington to repay the fortune she owes her. And now that Constance

Jan 31, 2015
Death of a scholar by Gregory, Susanna, 1958- author.

Death of a scholar

In 1358 Matthew Bartholomew returns to Cambridge to help his sister mourn the death of her husband. But he is soon distracted by a spate of burglaries in the town and the creation of a new foundation, Winwick Hall, which threatens the old colleges. A storm is brewing between the colleges and when one leading member of the Guild is murdered Matthew assists Brother Michael into investigation these fatalities.

Jan 31, 2015
Definitely dead by Winston, Lois

Definitely dead

Jan 31, 2015
Diners, drive-ins, and death by Wenger, Christine Anne, 1952- author.

Diners, drive-ins, and death

"For Sandy Harbor's tastiest comfort food, venture to the Silver Bullet Diner. But head next door to the new drive-in theater if you have an appetite for murder.... Trixie Matkowski has a tall order to fill this fall. Aside from dishing out delicious fare at the Silver Bullet during peak fishing season, she's helping her friend--Antoinette Chloe Brown, or ACB for short--open a drive-in movie theater in the vacant lot beside her diner. It's just the thing to take ACB's mind off Nick, her missing

Jan 31, 2015
Disclosures by James, Bill, 1929- author.

Disclosures

Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur and his boss, Assistant Chief Constable Desmond Iles, worry about the safety of one of the big-time crooks on their ground, Ralph Ember, sometimes known as Panicking Ralph. Yes, Ralph is a villain, but he's a local villain, and Harpur and Iles feel a kind of bizarre affection for him. And in any case, Ralph helps Iles keep the city reasonably peaceful. But now some awkward repercussions from Ralph's lawless past seem to bring danger. Ralph is aware of

Jan 31, 2015
Dying for a Cupcake - A Devereaux's Dime Store Mystery by Swanson, Denise

Dying for a Cupcake - A Devereaux's Dime Store Mystery

Jan 31, 2015
Endangered by Box, C. J.

Endangered

Jan 31, 2015
Evil of the age - a thriller by Levine, Allan Gerald, 1956- author.

Evil of the age - a thriller

Jan 31, 2015
Faces of the gone by Parks, Brad, 1974-

Faces of the gone

Four bodies, each with a single bullet wound in the back of the head, stacked like cordwood in a weed-choked vacant lot. That's the front-page news facing Carter Ross, investigative reporter with the Newark Eagle-Examiner. The victims--an exotic dancer, a drug dealer, a hustler, and a mama's boy--came from different parts of the city and didn't seem to know one another. The police, eager to calm jittery residents, leak a theory that the murders are revenge for a bar stickup. Determined to uncove

Jan 31, 2015
Falling in Love - A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery by Leon, Donna

Falling in Love - A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Jan 31, 2015
False impression - an Abbot agency mystery by Heley, Veronica, author.

False impression - an Abbot agency mystery

"Bea Abbot's friend Leon Holland has asked for her help in establishing an alibi. But why would he need one? First, he tells her, he had a narrow escape from being run down in the road, and then he was lured with a mysterious message to a car park to meet someone who didn't turn up. Matters escalate when two bodies are found in the car park, slumped over their steering wheels, stabbed to death. Then everything is thrown into chaos as a devastating virus infects the agency's systems. A hidden cam

Jan 31, 2015
Farewell to freedom by Blædel, Sara.

Farewell to freedom

"A young woman's body is found on the street in Copenhagen's Vesterbro district, her throat slit, and the media is clamoring for the grisly details. Detective Louise Rick is investigating the gruesome murder when her friend, Camilla Lind, calls. Louise assumes it is because Camilla, a crime reporter on a morning paper, wants to be the first to hear of any juicy new developments. Instead, her distraught friend reveals that her ten year-old son found an abandoned baby on his way to school. As Lou

Jan 31, 2015
Feta attraction by Hardy, Susannah, author.

Feta attraction

"Georgie Nikolopatos manages the Bonaparte House, a Greek restaurant and historic landmark in beautiful upstate New York rumored to possess ghosts and hidden treasure. But when her husband disappears and her main competitor is found dead, it's up to Georgie to solve a big fat Greek murder. With her husband, Spiro, inexplicably gone for days, Georgie has her hands full running the restaurant and dealing with the crew of the TV show Ghost Squad, called in by Spiro to inspect the house for haunting

Jan 31, 2015
Firebreak - a mystery by Fields, Tricia.

Firebreak - a mystery

"Texas is experiencing its worst season of wildfires in a decade, forcing police chief Josie Gray to evacuate the citizens of Artemis. Not everyone makes it out alive, however. In the fire's wake, she discovers the body of someone who never left town, lying dead in the house of a local country music singer. Beside the body lies a syringe carrying traces of heroin. It seems as if the deceased nodded off and then missed the evacuation. But as Josie learns more about the unfortunate victim, she beg

Jan 31, 2015
Flamenco, Flan, and Fatalities by McHugh, Mary

Flamenco, Flan, and Fatalities

Jan 31, 2015
Flying finish by Francis, Dick.

Flying finish

Much to his snobbish family's horror, Henry Grey takes on the dirty and demanding job of transporting racehorses by air. And when he discovers that he is transporting something altogether different, he has to fight to land with his life intact.

Jan 31, 2015
For whom the bluebell tolls by Allen, Beverly, author.

For whom the bluebell tolls

Jan 31, 2015
Fry Another Day by Cook, J. J.

Fry Another Day

Jan 31, 2015
Game of mirrors by Camilleri, Andrea.

Game of mirrors

"In Game of Mirrors, Inspector Montalbano and his colleagues are stumped when two bombs explode outside empty warehouses-one of which is connected to a big-time drug dealer. Meanwhile, the alluring Liliana Lombardo is trying to seduce the Inspector over red wine and arancini. Between pesky reporters, amorous trysts, and cocaine kingpins, Montalbano feels as if he's being manipulated on all fronts. That is, until the inspector himself becomes the prime suspect in an unspeakably brutal crime"--

Jan 31, 2015
Ghost in the guacamole by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952-

Ghost in the guacamole

When two sisters feud over the family business, medium Emma Whitecastle will need help from the spirited ghost of Granny Apples if she is going to solve one murder and prevent another.

Jan 31, 2015
Gods of gold - an inspector Tom Harper novel by Nickson, Chris, author.

Gods of gold - an inspector Tom Harper novel

June 1890. Leeds is close to breaking point. The gas workers are on strike. Supplies are dangerously low. Factories and businesses are closing; the lamps are going unlit at night. Detective Inspector Tom Harper has more urgent matters on his mind. The beat constable claims eight-year-old Martha Parkinson has disappeared. Her father insists she's visiting an aunt in Halifax--but Harper doesn't believe him. When Col Parkinson is found dead the following morning, the case takes on an increasing des

Jan 31, 2015
Gretel and the case of the missing frog prints - a Brothers Grimm mystery by Brackston, Paula, author.

Gretel and the case of the missing frog prints - a Brothers Grimm mystery

"Bavaria, 1776. When Albrecht Durer the Much Much Younger's Frog Prints go missing, he knows exactly where to turn for help. Gretel (yes, that Gretel), now thirty-five and still living with her gluttonous brother Hans, is the country's most famous private investigator, and she leaps at the opportunity to travel to cosmopolitan Nuremberg to take on the case. But amid the hubbub of the city's annual sausage festival, Gretel struggles to find any clues that point toward the elusive thief" --Dust ja

Jan 31, 2015
Guilty Waters by Masters, Priscilla

Guilty Waters

Jan 31, 2015
Gun street girl - a Detective Sean Duffy novel by McKinty, Adrian.

Gun street girl - a Detective Sean Duffy novel

"Belfast, 1985, amidst the "Troubles": Detective Sean Duffy, a Catholic cop in the Protestant RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary), struggles with burn-out as he investigates a brutal double murder and suicide. Did Michael Kelly really shoot his parents at point blank and then jump off a nearby cliff? A suicide note points to this conclusion, but Duffy suspects even more sinister circumstances. He soon discovers that Kelly was present at a decadent Oxford party where a cabinet minister's daughter di

Jan 31, 2015
Hot money by Francis, Dick.

Hot money

Jockey lan Pembroke tries to protect his wealthy, aging father, Malcolm, while investigating the murder of Malcolm's fifth wife--a difficult task, since the suspects include Malcolm's ex-wives and their odd assortment of offspring.

Jan 31, 2015
How to Catch a Cat by Hale, Rebecca M.

How to Catch a Cat

Jan 31, 2015
In hot water by Cook, J. J.

In hot water

"Stella Griffin should be bubbling over with joy now that she's the full-time fire chief of Sweet Pepper, except trouble is brewing on her doorstep. An angry resident has purchased her cabin, and--with a bulldozer in tow--is ready to tear it down. But as Stella worries over the fate of her home and Eric, her ghostly roommate, there's soon an even greater cause for alarm. A suspicious house fire in the pricey Sunset Beach community at Sweet Pepper Lake claims the life of ex-state representative B

Jan 31, 2015
In the woods - a Harper Jennings mystery by Jones, Merry Bloch, author.

In the woods - a Harper Jennings mystery

"A relaxing camping break for Iraqi war vet Harper Jennings and her husband takes an unpleasant turn when Harper stumbles across a dead body"--provided by publisher.

Jan 31, 2015
Innocent Graves by Robinson, Peter

Innocent Graves

Jan 31, 2015
Irène by Lemaître, Pierre, 1951-, author.

Irène

For Commandant Verhoeven life is beautiful: he's happily married, and expecting his first child with the lovely Irene. But his blissful existence is punctured by a murder so savage that even the most hardened officers on the force are shaken to the core. In the face of the seemingly motiveless horror, only Verhoeven makes the vital connection - the crime scene resembles one described in a James Ellroy novel too closely for there to be any coincidence. As the stylized murders continue, Verhoeven

Jan 25, 2015
Just You Wait - A Grace Street Mystery by Tesh, Jane

Just You Wait - A Grace Street Mystery

Jan 31, 2015
Kicked to the curb by Slan, Joanna Campbell

Kicked to the curb

Jan 31, 2015
Kill Me, Darling by Spillane, Mickey/ Collins, Max Allan

Kill Me, Darling

Jan 31, 2015
Killer Gourmet by McKevett, G. A.

Killer Gourmet

Jan 31, 2015
Killer in the kitchen - a Murder she wrote mystery by Fletcher, Jessica.

Killer in the kitchen - a Murder she wrote mystery

"Jessica may not know everything about food, but she knows what she likes--and she definitely likes the Leg & Claw restaurant. Opened last summer by young couple Brad and Marcie, the Leg & 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 there-

Jan 31, 2015
Kittens Can Kill - A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir by Simon, Clea

Kittens Can Kill - A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir

Jan 31, 2015
Kittens Can Kill - A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir by Simon, Clea

Kittens Can Kill - A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir

Jan 31, 2015
Ladle to the Grave by Archer, Connie

Ladle to the Grave

Jan 31, 2015
License to Dill by Hughes, Mary Ellen

License to Dill

Jan 31, 2015
Lie of the needle by Price, Cate, author.

Lie of the needle

"As the owner of Sometimes a Great Notion, a shop specializing in vintage sewing notions and antique treasures, Daisy Buchanan is a strong advocate of preserving the past. But when a killer strikes, she turns her attention to saving lives... Talk about a great notion! As a fund-raiser to save a two-hundred-year-old farmhouse and stop an ambitious developer, the ladies of the Historical Society of Millbury, Pennsylvania, are producing a Hunky Men of Millbury calendar. Daisy is delighted to lend h

Jan 31, 2015
Lies the mushroom pickers told - a novel by Phelan, Tom, 1940-

Lies the mushroom pickers told - a novel

"Part human comedy and part mystery, Lies the Mushroom Pickers Told is an enthralling, masterful story about what holds a village together and what keeps people apart. When journalist Patrick Bracken returns to Gohen, the Irish village where he was born, he knows the eyes of the townspeople are on him. He has come home to investigate two deaths that happened decades earlier when he was a child, deaths that were ruled accidental. But Patrick knows-and believes the whole town knows-they were murde

Jan 31, 2015
Lies the mushroom pickers told - a novel by Phelan, Tom, 1940-

Lies the mushroom pickers told - a novel

"Part human comedy and part mystery, Lies the Mushroom Pickers Told is an enthralling, masterful story about what holds a village together and what keeps people apart. When journalist Patrick Bracken returns to Gohen, the Irish village where he was born,he knows the eyes of the townspeople are on him. He has come home to investigate two deaths that happened decades earlier when he was a child, deaths that were ruled accidental. But Patrick knows-and believes the whole town knows-they were murder

Jan 29, 2015
Lord of the Silent by Peters, Elizabeth

Lord of the Silent

Jan 31, 2015
Meet your baker by Alexander, Ellie, author.

Meet your baker

"After graduating from culinary school, Juliet Capshaw returns to her quaint hometown of Ashland, Oregon, to heal a broken heart and help her mom at the family bakery. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is bringing in lots of tourists looking for some crumpets to go with their heroic couplets. But when one of Torte's customers turns up dead, there's much ado about murder... The victim is Nancy Hudson, the festival's newest board member. A modern-day Lady Macbeth, Nancy has given more than a few act

Jan 31, 2015
Mr. monk and the new lieutenant by Conrad, Hy.

Mr. monk and the new lieutenant

"Monk and Natalie have finally settled into a new office routine. Now they just need to work things out with their neighbors--a print shop run by hippies whose music leaks through the walls, driving Monk nuts. But the detectives soon have a more serious conflict to deal with: Captain Stottlemeyer's new lieutenant, A.J. Cartledge--a man of limited skills whom Monk finds insufferable. Even the presence of Lieutenant Cartledge won't keep Monk and Natalie from attending the funeral of Judge Oberlin,

Jan 31, 2015
Mrs. Jeffries and the One Who Got Away by Brightwell, Emily

Mrs. Jeffries and the One Who Got Away

Jan 31, 2015
Murder at the book group by King, Maggie, 1950-

Murder at the book group

Hazel Rose never dreamed that the murder mystery book group she and her friend Carlene started would stage a real murder. How much does anyone really know about Carlene Arness? And did she die by her own hand or someone else's? Hazel begins a search for the truth that produces no shortage of motives, as she unearths the past that Carlene took great pains to hide. And most of those motives belong to the members of her very own book group.

Jan 31, 2015
Murder at the Chase by Brown, Eric, 1960- author.

Murder at the Chase

July, 1955. Fellow writer Alastair Endicott has requested Donald Langham's help in discovering what happened to his father Edward, who has disappeared without a trace from inside his locked study. The elder Endicott had been researching a biography of the notorious Satanist Vivien Stafford. Could there be a connection to his disappearance?

Jan 31, 2015
Murder by gravity - the coffin quilt by Graham, Barbara, 1948-

Murder by gravity - the coffin quilt

Jan 31, 2015
Murder in Hindsight by Cleeland, Anne

Murder in Hindsight

Jan 31, 2015
Murder on the Champ De Mars by Black, Cara

Murder on the Champ De Mars

Jan 31, 2015
No ghouls allowed - a ghost hunter mystery by Laurie, Victoria.

No ghouls allowed - a ghost hunter mystery

On a trip to Georgia to see her father, M. J. Holliday finds herself trapped in a haunted mansion and discovers that the South will indeed rise again--from the dead!

Jan 31, 2015
Nothing but lies by Stacey, Lyndon, author.

Nothing but lies

When Daniel Whelan's ex-colleague, police officer Joey Matsuki, asks him to keep an eye on his fiancee Tami, whom he fears may be in danger, Daniel and his faithful german shepherd Taz discover that there's more to this case than meets the eye. There are things people aren't telling him - and events are about to take a tragic turn.

Jan 31, 2015
Paris requiem by Appignanesi, Lisa.

Paris requiem

Bostonian lawyer James Norton has been sent by his mother to bring back his invalid sister Ellie and his younger brother Raf, a journalist. But the violent deaths of the actress Olympe Fabre, and then of her sister Judith in the asylum of Salpetriere, draw the siblings into a dark web of violence.

Jan 31, 2015
Paw and order by Kelly, Diane, author.

Paw and order

After capturing the notorious Fort Worth "Tunabomber", Officer Megan Luz, and her loyal K-9 partner Brigit, are practically celebrities. Now, they are on the trail of a rodeo thief and Megan has to juggle her on-again, off-again relationship with bomb-squader Seth Rutledge.

Jan 31, 2015
Paying the ferryman - a Naomi Blake novel by Adams, Jane, 1960- author.

Paying the ferryman - a Naomi Blake novel

Victor Griffin seemed to be one of the good guys, but that didn't stop someone coming to his home and killing him and his wife. The last act of Vic's life was to try and save his children: fifteen monthold Jack, and his beloved stepdaughter, Sarah. But why were Vic and his wife shot dead? Why is there no record of them before they came to live in Ferrymouth three years ago? The one clue to their past is a business card, wedged between the pages of an almost empty address book. A card with Naomi

Jan 31, 2015
Plague land by Sykes, S. D., author.

Plague land

"Oswald de Lacy was never meant to be the Lord of Somerhill Manor. Dispatched to a monastery at the age of seven, sent back at seventeen when his father and two older brothers are killed by the plague, Oswald has no experience of running an estate. He finds the years of pestilence and neglect have changed the old place dramatically, not to mention the attitude of the surviving peasants. Yet some things never change. Oswald's mother remains the powerful matriarch of the family, and his sister Cle

Jan 31, 2015
Plain killing by Miller, Emma, author.

Plain killing

Rachel Mast finds the Amish are no more immune from crime than the people they call the English. It's been years since restless Rachel fled her family's farm as a teen. Starting with only the eighth-grade education afforded most Amish kids, she earned an MBA from Wharton and became successful in business. But Rachel never felt at home in the English world. So she came back to run a bed-and-breakfast in Stone Mill, near central Pennsylvania's thriving Amish community. Now she lives between the tw

Jan 31, 2015
Played by the book by Arlington, Lucy, author.

Played by the book

Jan 31, 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

Jan 31, 2015
Pride v. prejudice - a Claire Malloy mystery by Hess, Joan.

Pride v. prejudice - a Claire Malloy mystery

"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

Jan 31, 2015
Pursuit in Provence - a Jordan Mayfair mystery by Gobbell, Phyllis C.

Pursuit in Provence - a Jordan Mayfair mystery

Jan 31, 2015
Puzzled indemnity - a Puzzle Lady mystery by Hall, Parnell.

Puzzled indemnity - a Puzzle Lady mystery

"It's been a cold, lonely winter for Cora Felton. Long distance has cooled the Puzzle Lady's on-again-off-again affair with Sergeant Crowley, and the only case Chief Harper has for her to investigate is a routine liquor store robbery. So when attorney friend Becky Baldwin ask her to check out whether Brittney Wells' philandering husband is planning to kill her to collect on a million dollar, double indemnity insurance policy, Cora jumps at the chance. Cora has no problem tracking hubby to his lo

Jan 31, 2015
Quarry's Choice by Collins, Max Allan

Quarry's Choice

Jan 31, 2015
Ripley under water by Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995.

Ripley under water

The fifth of Highsmith's "Ripley" novels finds the hero living the good life in the French countryside. His tranquillity is disturbed when an obnoxious American couple move into the village.

Jan 31, 2015
Risky undertaking by De Castrique, Mark.

Risky undertaking

"When Cherokee burial remains are unearthed on the site of a local cemetery's expansion, Barry Clayton, part-time deputy and full-time undertaker, finds his dual occupations collide. Then, during the interment of the wife of one of Gainesboro's most prominent citizens, Cherokee activist Jimmy Panther leads a protest. Words and fists fly. When Panther turns up executed on the grave of the deceased woman, Barry is forced to confront her family as the chief suspects. But the case lurches in a new d

Jan 31, 2015
River of no return - a Jake Trent novel by Bertsch, David Riley, author.

River of no return - a Jake Trent novel

"High season is coming to an end, and fishing guide Jake Trent suddenly has some time on his hands. As the ex-lawyer ponders rekindling his romance with park ranger Noelle Kimpton, a surprise call from a long-lost love lights up his phone. It's been years since law school graduation, when Jake's last seen Divya Navaysam. Now a DC lobbyist, Divya wants Jake to come to Washington for a consulting job--immediately. Meanwhile, back in Jackson, Jake's best friend and occasional employee, JP, is deali

Jan 31, 2015
Sacred Ends by Appignanesi, Lisa

Sacred Ends

Jan 31, 2015
Shadow of the raven - a Dr. Thomas Silkstone mystery by Harris, Tessa, author.

Shadow of the raven - a Dr. Thomas Silkstone mystery

In the notorious mental hospital known as Bedlam, Dr. Thomas Silkstone seeks out a patient with whom he is on intimate terms. But he is unprepared for the state in which he finds Lady Lydia Farrell. Shocked into action, Thomas vows to help free Lydia by appealing to the custodian of her affairs, Mr. Nicholas Lupton. But when Silkstone arrives at the Boughton Estate to speak to Lupton, he finds that another form of madness has taken over the village. Sweeping changes to the Boughton Estate threat

Jan 31, 2015
Sherlock Holmes, the Missing Years - Japan by Murthy, Vasudev

Sherlock Holmes, the Missing Years - Japan

Jan 31, 2015
Show me the gold by Mulford, Carolyn.

Show me the gold

"Staking out a country graveyard to catch vandals ex-spy Phoenix Smith and Acting Sheriff Annalynn Keyser respond to a neighboring county's urgent call. The old friends block an exit from an abandoned farmhouse where four bank robbers were spotted. The women engage in a fatal shootout but two gang members escape. Achilles Phoenix's K-9 dropout can't sniff out a trail but smells a trap set to kill pursuers. The FBI takes over the case but fails to find the fugitives or the gold coins they stole.

Jan 31, 2015
Sidetracked by Collins, Brandilyn.

Sidetracked

Jan 31, 2015
Silence the dead by Fredrickson, Jack, author.

Silence the dead

The new mayor of a small town in Illinois unearths a series of devastating secrets when he re-opens a 30-year-old murder investigation 17-year-old Betty Jo Dean was abducted and murdered thirty years ago. It took two days to find her body. She was found, fully dressed apart from her slacks, beneath a gnarled, stunted tree, shot in the back of the head. No one was ever charged with her murder. Now, following an appeal from one of his constituents, Mayor Mac Bassett has called for the case to be r

Jan 31, 2015
Slayed on the Slopes by Dyer-Seeley, Kate

Slayed on the Slopes

Jan 31, 2015
Snoop to nuts by Lee, Elizabeth, author.

Snoop to nuts

"Lindy Blanchard's family pecan farm is known county-wide, but it's the goodies her grandmother sells at their store, the Nut House, that really bring in the crowds--until someone turns one of her tasty treats deadly... The "Most Original Pecan Treat" contest at the Ag Fair is the talk of Riverville, Texas, especially when it's clear that Miss Amelia Blanchard's Heavenly Texas Pecan Caviar will take home a blue ribbon. Which is why everyone is amazed when her dish doesn't even place--and even mo

Jan 31, 2015
Soul circus - a novel by Pelecanos, George P.

Soul circus - a novel

In the midst of a brutal courtroom battle during which a Washington, D.C., crime overlord faces the death penalty and his rivals vie for his territory, private investigator Derek Strange struggles to protect the life of a witness.

Jan 31, 2015
Soul of discretion - a chief superintendent Simon Serrailler mystery by Hill, Susan, 1942-

Soul of discretion - a chief superintendent Simon Serrailler mystery

From the outside, the cathedral town of Lafferton seems idyllic, but in many ways it is just like any other place. It suffers from the same kinds of crime, is subject to the same pressures from a rapidly changing world, and has the same hopes and fears as any number of towns up and down the land. When Simon Serrailler is called in by Lafferton's new Chief Constable, Kieran Bright, he is met by two plainclothes officers, who ask him to take the principal role in a difficult, potentially dangerous

Jan 31, 2015
Star fall by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author.

Star fall

The post-Christmas lull is officially over.... The deceased is antiques expert Rowland Egerton, the darling of daytime TV, stabbed to death in his luxurious West London home. Egerton's partner, the granite-faced John Lavender, found the body; did he also do the deed? Or was it a burglary gone wrong? As Slider and his team investigate, none of the facts seem to fit. And it soon becomes clear that the much-loved, charming Mr Egerton wasn't as universally loved, or perhaps as charming, as Slider wa

Jan 31, 2015
Stiff Penalty by Ryan, Annelise

Stiff Penalty

Jan 31, 2015
Sudden mischief by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010, author.

Sudden mischief

Jan 31, 2015
Suspendered Sentence by Bradford, Laura

Suspendered Sentence

Jan 31, 2015
Tahoe ghost boat by Borg, Todd, author.

Tahoe ghost boat

"Gertie O'Leary is a 15-year-old girl with a messy bird's nest of red hair, a serious softball pitch, and a dream to be a movie director. She also has a $2 million price on her head. When a gang led by a killer the FBI calls Mikhailo the Monster takes Gertie as the centerpiece of an extortion plot, the girl's mother calls Tahoe Detective Owen McKenna for help. McKenna finds out that Gertie's stepfather has just died in what looks like a boating accident and that Gertie's mother cares more about

Jan 31, 2015
Tails, You Lose by Perry, Carol J.

Tails, You Lose

Jan 31, 2015
Taken for Dead by Masterton, Graham

Taken for Dead

Jan 31, 2015
Tattered legacy by Baker, Shannon, 1960-

Tattered legacy

Jan 31, 2015
Tear down and die by Slan, Joanna Campbell

Tear down and die

Jan 31, 2015
The accidental alchemist by Pandian, Gigi, 1975-

The accidental alchemist

"Unpacking her belongings in her new hometown of Portland, Oregon, herbalist and reformed alchemist Zoe Faust can't help but notice she's picked up a stowaway. Dorian Robert-Houdin is a living, breathing three-and-half-foot gargoyle--not to mention a master of French cuisine--and he needs Zoe's expertise to decipher a centuries-old text. Zoe, who's trying to put her old life behind her, isn't so sure she wants to reopen her alchemical past...until the dead man on her porch leaves her no choice

Jan 31, 2015
The Alpine Zen - An Emma Lord Mystery by Daheim, Mary

The Alpine Zen - An Emma Lord Mystery

Jan 31, 2015
The Angel Court Affair - A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel by Perry, Anne

The Angel Court Affair - A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

Jan 31, 2015
The blue journal - a Detective Anthony Walker novel by Graham, L. T., 1950-

The blue journal - a Detective Anthony Walker novel

"When one of Randi Conway's psychotherapy patients is found dead of a gunshot wound, the investigation is turned over to Lieutenant Anthony Walker. Formerly a New York City cop, Walker now serves on the police force of an affluent community in Fairfield County, Connecticut. He lives among the privileged gentry, where he understands that appearances are often far removed from reality. This certainly proves to be true in the death of Elizabeth Knoebel, when Walker discovers that she had been keepi

Jan 31, 2015
The body snatchers affair - a Carpenter and Quincannon mystery by Muller, Marcia, author.

The body snatchers affair - a Carpenter and Quincannon mystery

Conducting a dual investigation in the opium dens of San Francisco's Chinatown, Sabina Carpenter and John Quincannon search for missing millionaires against a backdrop of a brewing Tong war.

Jan 31, 2015
The Book of Fires by Doherty, P. C., author.

The Book of Fires

February, 1381. A ruthless killer known as the Ignifer--Fire Bringer--is rampaging through London, bringing agonising death and destruction in his wake. He appears to be targeting all those involved in the recent trial and conviction of the beautiful Lady Isolda Beaumont, burned at the stake for the murder of her husband. As the late Sir Walter Beaumont was a close friend of the Regent, John of Gaunt orders Sir John Cranston and Brother Athelstan to investigate. In the dead man's possession was

Jan 31, 2015
The boy who followed Ripley by Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995.

The boy who followed Ripley

Jan 31, 2015
The carrier by Hannah, Sophie, 1971-

The carrier

" The latest in Sophie Hannah's internationally bestselling Zailer & Waterhouse series, named by The Sunday Times as one of the 50 Best Thrillers of the Last Five Years When Gaby's plane is delayed, she's forced to share a hotel room with a stranger: Lauren, who is terrified of her. But why is she scared of Gaby in particular? Lauren won't explain. Instead, she blurts out something about an innocent man going to prison for murder. Gaby soon suspects that Lauren's presence on her flight isn't a c

Jan 31, 2015
The cat sitter's whiskers - a Dixie Hemingway mystery by Clement, Blaize.

The cat sitter's whiskers - a Dixie Hemingway mystery

"Pet sitter Dixie Hemingway is on the prowl again in the newest installment of Blaize Clement's classic and beloved series of cozy mysteries, now written by her son, John Clement, using Blaize's notes and ideas for future adventures. 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 r

Jan 31, 2015
The City of Blood by Molay, Frďřique/ Zuckerman, Jeffrey (TRN)

The City of Blood

Jan 31, 2015
The corpse with the golden nose by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author.

The corpse with the golden nose

"Sure that the award-winning owner of a family-run vineyard was murdered. Bud Anderson, Cait's companion for the weekend, is convinced the woman took her own life. That is, until death strikes once again, in the neat rows of grapevines that clamber up the banks of magnificent Lake Okanagan"--P. [4] of cover.

Jan 31, 2015
The corpse with the silver tongue by Ace, Cathy, 1960-

The corpse with the silver tongue

In the south of France where hatred simmers in the heat, a man seemingly admired, and certainly feared, drops dead at a dinner party. All of the guests fall under suspicion, including Welsh-Canadian professor Cait Morgan. A criminologist who specializes in profiling victims, Cait sets out to solve the murderand clear her name. Add to this the disappearance of an ancient Celtic gold collar said to be cursed and there you have the ingredients for a Nicoise salad of death, secrets, and lies. Will C

Jan 31, 2015
The Curse of the House of Foskett by Kasasian, M. R. C. (Martin R. C.)

The Curse of the House of Foskett

"125 Gower Street, 1882: Sidney Grice once had a reputation as London's most perspicacious personal detective. But since his last case led an innocent men to the gallows, business has been light. Listless and depressed, Grice has taken to lying in the bath for hours, emerging in the evenings for a little dry toast and a lot of tea. Usually a voracious reader, he will pick up neither book nor newspaper. He has not even gathered the strength to re-insert his glass eye. His ward, March Middleton, h

Jan 31, 2015
The Dead Key by Pulley, D. M.

The Dead Key

Jan 31, 2015
The Devil in music by Ross, Kate.

The Devil in music

"Julian Kestrel, gentleman sleuth and dandy extraordinaire, becomes fascinated with an unsolved case involving the murder of a Milanese aristocrat and the disappearance of his prote´ge´, a brilliant young English opera singer"-- back of cover.

Jan 31, 2015
The dragon of Handale - a mystery by Clark, Cassandra.

The dragon of Handale - a mystery

Hildegard, no longer a member of the Cistercian order of nuns, has returned to the priory after more than a year from her pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Still unsure whether she will rejoin the Order, the Prioress suggests that a visit to Handale Priory might help provide some clarity. Used as a house of correction for sinning nuns, it lies in the north of the county in the middle of a vast wood and is run by the ambiguous Abbess Basilda and her close group of hard-faced acolytes.

Jan 31, 2015
The edge of dreams by Bowen, Rhys.

The edge of dreams

"Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a captain in the New York City police force, is stumped. He's chasing a murderer whose victims have nothing in common nothing except for the taunting notes that are delivered to Daniel after each murder. And when Daniel receives a note immediately after Molly and her young son Liam are in a terrible train crash, Daniel and Molly both begin to fear that maybe Molly herself was the target. Molly's detective instincts are humming, but finding the time to dig

Jan 31, 2015
The fateful day by Rowe, Rosemary, 1942- author.

The fateful day

Set against the backdrop of the Roman Empire in turmoil and fighting for its survival. Libertus is passing the villa of his patron, Marcus Septimus Aurelius, when he sees an elaborate travelling carriage which has pulled up outside and is now blocking the road. Recognising that this may be an important visitor, Libertus approaches the carriage, intending to explain that Marcus is away, gone to Rome to visit his old friend Pertinax, who has recently been installed as Emperor. However, for his eff

Jan 31, 2015
The fifth heart by Simmons, Dan, 1948-

The fifth heart

" In 1893, Sherlock Holmes and Henry James come to America together to solve the mystery of the 1885 death of Clover Adams, wife of the esteemed historian Henry Adams--member of the Adams family that has given the United States two Presidents. Clover's suicide appears to be more than it at first seemed; the suspected foul play may involve matters of national importance. Holmes is currently on his Great Hiatus--his three-year absence after Reichenbach Falls during which time the people of London

Jan 31, 2015
The firebird's feather by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

The firebird's feather

London, May, 1911. The new king, George V, is preparing for his coronation. The suffragettes are campaigning for women to get the vote. The East End seethes with unrest. And 18-year-old Kitty Challoner is looking forward to 'coming out' in London society. But Kitty's secure, sheltered world is about to be torn apart. Lydia Challoner is shot dead while out riding in Hyde Park, and during the ensuing murder investigation Kitty discovers that there was so much she didn't know about her mother. Was

Jan 31, 2015
The hangman's song - a Detective Inspector McLean novel by Oswald, James, author.

The hangman's song - a Detective Inspector McLean novel

"The body of a man is found hanging in an empty house. To the Edinburgh police force, this appears to be a simple suicide case. But something about the scene strikes Detective Inspector Tony McLean as off. Days later another body is found hanging from an identical rope, with a noose tied in the identical way. McLean is convinced that these people are either being murdered or somehow coerced into suicide. Then a third body is found. While McLean attempts to solve the case -- assuming he can convi

Jan 31, 2015
The Hidden Man by Blake, Robin

The Hidden Man

Jan 31, 2015
The honest folk of Guadeloupe by Williams, Timothy, author.

The honest folk of Guadeloupe

"April 1990: French-Algerian judge Anne Marie Laveaud has been living and working in the French Caribbean departement of Guadeloupe for more than a decade, but her days are still full of surprises--for example,the fact that every witness Anne Marie interviews grills her about when she's going to get remarried. She is only just starting to investigate the increasingly suspicious suicide of a high-profile environmental activist and media personality when she is pulled off the case. Is it because s

Jan 31, 2015
The ice queen - a novel by Neuhaus, Nele.

The ice queen - a novel

"The body of 92-year-old Jossi Goldberg, Holocaust survivor and American citizen, is found shot to death execution-style in his house near Frankfurt. A five-digit number is scrawled in blood at the murder scene. The autopsy reveals an old and unsuccessfully covered tattoo on the corpse's arm--a blood type marker once used by Hitler's SS. Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver Bodenstein are faced with a riddle. Was the old man not Jewish after all? Who was he, really? Two more, similar murders happen--one of

Jan 31, 2015
The kings of London by Shaw, William, 1959- author.

The kings of London

While investigating a gas explosion in London, Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen and young policewoman Helen Tozer find psychedelic paintings by Bridget Riley and Peter Blake, along with the body of a playboy art collector.

Jan 31, 2015
The League of Frightened Men by Stout, Rex

The League of Frightened Men

Jan 31, 2015
The lost treasures of R&B by George, Nelson, author.

The lost treasures of R&B

"While looking into a robbery involving rapper Asya Roc and a former acquaintance from the streets, professional bodyguard turned private investigator D. Hunter is hired to track down the rarest soul music single ever recorded."--

Jan 31, 2015
The Moonlit Door by Lake, Deryn

The Moonlit Door

Jan 31, 2015
The plot against hip hop - a novel by George, Nelson.

The plot against hip hop - a novel

The Plot Against Hip Hop is a noir novel set in the world of hip hop culture. The stabbing murder of esteemed music critic Dwayne Robinson in a Soho office building is dismissed by the NYPD as a gang initiation. But his old friend, bodyguard and security expert D Hunter, suspects there are larger forces at work.

Jan 31, 2015
The Red House mystery by Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956.

The Red House mystery

"This droll whodunit from the creator of Winnie the Pooh sparkles with witty dialogue, deft plotting, and an amusing cast. In between taking tea and playing billiards, an amateur detective and his chum investigate their genial host's disappearance. A series of lighthearted capers ensues, replete with secret passageways, underwater evidence, and other atmospheric devices."--Amazon.com

Jan 31, 2015
The shape of water by Camilleri, Andrea.

The shape of water

Jan 31, 2015
The Sirena quest - a novel by Kahn, Michael A., 1952- author.

The Sirena quest - a novel

The New York Times Sunday Magazine piece famously opened: "She has pouting lips and high round breasts. Thousands of men have dreamt of her. Hundreds have chased after her. Two have died in pursuit. Her name is Sirena, she weighs 193 pounds, and she vanished in 1959. Without a trace." Barrett College's legendary Greco-Roman sculpture's fate was still a hot topic in 1970 when four roommates began their freshman year at the New England school. They've gone their separate ways for years. But as the

Jan 31, 2015
The terra-cotta dog by Camilleri, Andrea.

The terra-cotta dog

Stumbling on a fifty-year-old mystery involving a pair of lovers whose bodies are found in a mountain cave beside a dog statue, Inspector Montalbano investigates the island's past and traces a family's secret back to World War II.

Jan 31, 2015
The tomb in Turkey by Brett, Simon, author.

The tomb in Turkey

Reluctantly taking a vacation at a friend's luxurious Turkish villa, Carole and Jude investigate threats against their host tied to his ruthless business deals, complicated love affairs and the mysterious fate of his first wife.

Jan 31, 2015
The unquiet dead by Khan, Ausma Zehanat, author.

The unquiet dead

"Detective Esa Khattak is in the midst of his evening prayers when he receives a phone call asking that he and ... Detective Rachel Getty look into the death of a local man who has fallen off a cliff. At first Christopher Drayton's death--which looks like an accident--doesn't seem to warrant a police investigation, especially not from Khattak and Rachel's team, which handles minority-sensitive cases. But it soon comes to light that Drayton might have been living under an assumed name, and he may

Jan 31, 2015
The witch hunter's tale - a midwife mystery by Thomas, Samuel S.

The witch hunter's tale - a midwife mystery

"Winter has come to the city of York, and with it the threat of witchcraft. As women and children sicken and die, midwife Bridget Hodgson is pulled against her will into a full-scale witch-hunt that threatens to devour all in its path, guilty and innocent alike. Bridget--accompanied once again by her deputy Martha Hawkins and her nephew Will Hodgson--finds herself playing a lethal game of cat and mouse against the most dangerous men in York, as well as her sworn enemy Rebecca Hooke. As the trial

Jan 31, 2015
The wolf and the lamb by Ramsay, Frederick.

The wolf and the lamb

It's Passover, and Gamaliel and his physician friend, Loukas, are again solving a crime--reluctantly. Pontius Pilate has been accused of murder, and while many would rejoice at his removal from Judea, Gamaliel is a just man and must discover the truth. In the process, many questions are answered about an event that will later come to be known as Easter.

Jan 31, 2015
This old homicide by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

This old homicide

"Contractor and part-time sleuth Shannon Hammer specializes in improving the quirks and flaws of the Victorian homes in Lighthouse Cove, California. The quirks and flaws of their residents are another story.... Valentine's Day is approaching, and while Shannon is delighted to be friends with not one but two handsome men, not everyone in town is feeling the love. After her elderly neighbor Jesse Hennessey fails to make his daily appearance at the local diner, Shannon swings by his place to check

Jan 31, 2015
Toured to Death by Conrad, Hy

Toured to Death

Jan 25, 2015
Toured to death by Conrad, Hy, author.

Toured to death

"While Fanny takes care of the business end of Amy's Travel in New York City, Amy is traipsing around Monte Carlo, managing their first mystery-themed excursion, a road rally in which guests compete to solve a fictional murder along the way. Amy still has reservations about partnering up with her mother. But both women, having lost the men in their lives, need a fresh beginning. The trip starts off without a hitch. Clues quickly mount, the competition is lively and just when the suspense is pea

Jan 31, 2015
Town in a sweet pickle by Haywood, B. B, author.

Town in a sweet pickle

Jan 31, 2015
Trick or deadly treat - a Fresh-baked mystery by Washburn, L. J.

Trick or deadly treat - a Fresh-baked mystery

"It's Halloween in Weatherford, Texas-which means Phyllis Newsom is baking up a storm of yummy seasonal treats ... but she's about to get even busier unmasking a killer. While Phyllis and her friend Carolyn are preparing for a baking contest, her housemate Sam adopts Buck, an adorable Dalmatian who was hit by a car. To thank local veterinarian Hank Baxter for helping the dog, Phyllis and Carolyn bake a batch of doggie treats for his other four-legged patients. But when they arrive at the clini

Jan 31, 2015
Twisted innocence by Blackstock, Terri, 1957- author.

Twisted innocence

"Holly Cramer has stumbled through most of her adult life as a party girl, but she longs to live a more stable life for her daughter, Lily. When police show up to question her about the whereabouts of Lily's father, Creed Kershaw, a person of interest in a drug-related murder case, she is determined to keep him out of their lives and turn him over to police. But her bravado backfires when he turns the tables and takes her and Lily hostage. As desperate hours tick by, Holly realizes his connectio

Jan 31, 2015
Twisted threads by Wait, Lea, author.

Twisted threads

"Returning to the quaint coastal town of Harbor Haven, Maine--a place she once called home--Angie Curtis finds her memories aren't all quite pleasant ones... After leaving a decade ago, Angie has been called back to Harbor Haven by her grandmother, Charlotte, who raised her following her mother's disappearance when she was a child. Her mother has been found, and now the question of her whereabouts has sadly become the mystery of her murder. The bright spot in Angie's homecoming is reuniting with

Jan 31, 2015
Venus in copper - a Marcus Didius Falco mystery by Davis, Lindsey.

Venus in copper - a Marcus Didius Falco mystery

"Rome, AD 71. Marcus Didius Falco is desperate to leave the notorious Lautumiae prison - though being bailed out by his mother is a slight indignity. Things go from bad to worse though when a group of nouveau riche ex-slaves hire him to outwit a fortune-hunting redhead, whose husbands have a habit of dying accidentally, leaving him up against a female contortionist, her extra-friendly snake, indigestible cakes and rent racketeers. And, all the while, trying to lure Helena Justina to live with hi

Jan 25, 2015
Voice of the Violin by Camilleri, Andrea/ Sartarelli, Stephen (TRN)

Voice of the Violin

Jan 31, 2015
Whack job by Lynn, Kendel.

Whack job

When the annual Wonderland Tea Party makes everyone go mad as a hatter, Elli gets pulled into a shooting, a swindle, and the hunt for a Faberge´ egg. From seedy pawn parlors to creepy antique shops, Sea Pine Island's other half prove to be as wacky as the wealthy. Elli falls farther down the rabbit hole and finds a scheming salesman, a possessive paramour, a dead donor -- everything but a bottle labeled "Drink Me". As events evolve from curious to crazy, Elli gets lost in the maze and finds hers

Jan 31, 2015
What the fly saw - a mystery by Bailey, Frankie Y.

What the fly saw - a mystery

Albany, New York, January 2020 The morning after a blizzard that shut down the city, funeral director Kevin Novak is found dead in the basement of his funeral home. The arrow sticking out of his chest came from his own hunting bow. A loving husband and father and an active member of a local megachurch, Novak had no known enemies. His family and friends say he had been depressed because his best friend died suddenly of a heart attack and Novak blamed himself. But what does his guilt have to do wi

Jan 31, 2015
Where the bones are buried by Matthews, Jeanne, author.

Where the bones are buried

Dinah Pelerin's peaceful life in Berlin with boyfriend, Thor, is jeopardized when her Seminole mother, Swan, comes to visit carrying a headful of blackmail schemes and lies. When they result in murder, Swan is the obvious suspect and it is up to Dinah, like it or not, to get her mom out of it.

Jan 28, 2015
Who buries the dead - a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery by Harris, C. S.

Who buries the dead - a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery

" The grisly murder of a West Indies slave owner and the reappearance of a dangerous enemy from Sebastian St. Cyr's past combine to put C. S. Harris's "troubled but compelling antihero" (Booklist) to the ultimate test in this taut, thrilling mystery. London, 1813. The vicious decapitation of Stanley Preston, a wealthy, socially ambitious plantation owner, at Bloody Bridge draws Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, into a macabre and increasingly perilous investigation. The discovery near the bo

Jan 31, 2015
Winter at the door - a novel by Graves, Sarah, 1951-

Winter at the door - a novel

"Moving from Boston to remote Bearkill, Maine, isn't homicide cop Lizzie Snow's idea of a step up. But breaking away from tragedy and personal betrayal is at least a step in the right direction. Her dead sister's fate still torments her, as does her long-missing niece's disappearance. Lizzie hopes to find the mysteriously vanished child here, amid the coming ice and snow. But in the Great North Woods, something darker and more dangerous than punishing winter is also bound for Bearkill. The town

Jan 31, 2015
Witch upon a star - a midnight magic mystery by Harlow, Jennifer, 1983-

Witch upon a star - a midnight magic mystery

"As a child, Anna Olmstead is rescued from her life of poverty and drugs by a vampire named Asher. She grows to love Asher, first as a father and later as a lover. While Anna wants to settle down, Asher wants a more voyeuristic, party-driven lifestyle. When Anna leaves him, Asher does everything he can to bring her back to him--including murder. Even as she finally escapes and starts a new life with a special agent of the F.R.E.A.K.S., Asher makes a new move to kidnap Anna and her children. This

Jan 31, 2015
With baited breath by Bartlett, Lorraine

With baited breath

Jan 31, 2015
Wrongful death by La Plante, Lynda.

Wrongful death

"London's Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis must decide where her loyalties lie, duty to the job or personal ambition, in this masterful tale of suspense from the award-winning, international bestselling author of the Prime Suspect series--one of today's finest crime writers, alongside such talents as Sophie Hannah, Ruth Rendell, Kate Atkinson, and Ian Rankin.Six months ago, London nightclub owner Josh Reynolds was found dead. Ruled a suicide, the police investigation was closed. Then a youn

Jan 31, 2015