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A body at book club by Spann Craig, Elizabeth, author.

A body at book club

"When octogenarian sleuth Myrtle Clover discovers Naomi Pelter's dead body during a book club meeting, the other members seem shocked. But Myrtle can read between the lines. Naomi had riled everyone up by flirting with other people's husbands, arguing with neighbors, and generally making a nuisance of herself. Murdering troublemakers is the oldest trick in the book. The book club members seem too sweet to be killers, but Myrtle knows better than to judge books by their covers."--Page 4 of cover.

May 4, 2016
A body at bunco by Spann Craig, Elizabeth.

A body at bunco

Octogenarian sleuth Myrtle Clover has never heard of the dice game Bunco. Regardless, she steps in as her daughter-in-law's sub and reluctantly puts her game face on. Bunco turns out to be child's play. But when a body is discovered, Myrtle realizes another game is afoot. Before long, she's playing cat and mouse with the killer. Can she track down the murderer before the game is up? Or, with the killer playing hard to get, will it end up being "no dice?"

May 4, 2016
A brilliant death - a novel by Yocum, Robin.

A brilliant death - a novel

Travis Baron was an infant when his mother disappeared. Did she die in a boating accident with her lover? After two decades, her body has never been found. Now in high school, Travis and his best friend Mitch Malone try to piece together the truth, with the help of an unlikely ally--a former detective who has served time for falsifiying evidence.

May 1, 2016
A death along the River Fleet by Calkins, Susanna, author.

A death along the River Fleet

"Lucy Campion, a ladies' maid turned printer's apprentice in 17th-century London, is crossing Holborn Bridge over the most vile portion of the River Fleet one morning when she encounters a distraught young woman, barely able to speak and clad only in a blood-spattered nightdress. The woman has no memory of who she is or what's happened to her, and the townspeople believe she's possessed. But Lucy is concerned for the woman's well-being and takes her to a physician. When, shockingly, the woman is

May 4, 2016
A front page affair by Vatsal, Radha, 1972-

A front page affair

May 4, 2016
A girl like you - a Henrietta and Inspector Howard novel by Cox, Michelle (Historical fiction writer), author.

A girl like you - a Henrietta and Inspector Howard novel

"It's 1935, and ever since the big crash and her father's subsequent suicide, Henrietta Von Harmon has been left with the job of caring for her antagonistic mother and seven younger siblings. In desperation, Henrietta finally agrees to take a job as a taxi dancer at a local dance hall. Just as she's beginning to enjoy herself, however, the floor matron suddenly turns up dead. When the aloof Inspector Howard appears on the scene to investigate, he persuades Henrietta to go undercover for him, plu

May 4, 2016
A killer ball at Honeychurch Hall by Dennison, Hannah, author.

A killer ball at Honeychurch Hall

"In this delightful new mystery, our heroine Kat Stanford stumbles upon a hidden room in an abandoned wing at Honeychurch Hall. However, Kat's initial excitement soon ends in horror. There, lying on the cold, stone floor, Kat comes across the body of a young woman dressed in an Egyptian toga and wearing a tawdry fairground trinket around her broken neck. Suspicion falls on some of those who live at the Hall-- both upstairs and down-- and even those who are just been passing through. Matters come

May 4, 2016
A useful woman / A Rosalind Thorne Mystery by Wilde, Darcie.

A useful woman / A Rosalind Thorne Mystery

"Inspired by the novels of Jane Austen, this new mystery series set in 19th-century London introduces the charming and resourceful Rosalind Thorne, a woman privy to the secrets of high society--including who among the ton is capable of murder... The daughter of a baronet and a minor heiress, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined after her father abandoned the family. To survive in the only world she knew, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society's most influential women, who have co

May 4, 2016
An old-fashioned murder - a moonshine mystery by Miller, Carol, 1972- author.

An old-fashioned murder - a moonshine mystery

"The next in this charming Southern mystery series featuring a closed-room murder in an old Victorian inn during a snowstorm"--

May 4, 2016
Antiques fate by Allan, Barbara.

Antiques fate

A theater owner drops dead, getting Brandy and Vivian entangled in a progressively perilous murder plot.

May 4, 2016
Apricot's revenge - a crime novel by Song, Ying, 1944- author.

Apricot's revenge - a crime novel

"A business tycoon in China is found dead; he apparently suffered a heart attack while swimming. His body is washed onto a beach in a popular resort known as the Hawaii of the East. But soon it becomes clear that he was murdered. Three immediate beneficiaries of his death become the suspects: the vice president of the company, Zhou, who is in line to take over his position; his young widow, Zhu, who stands to inherit a huge amount of wealth; and his arch business rival, Hong, who is competing in

May 4, 2016
Arab jazz by Miské, Karim, author.

Arab jazz

When his upstairs neighbor is murdered, Ahed Taroudant joins the investigation in order to clear his own name.

May 4, 2016
Aunty Lee's chilled revenge by Yu, Ovidia, 1961- author.

Aunty Lee's chilled revenge

"After an injured ankle forces her to turn her cafe's operations over to her friend and business partner, Aunty Lee must still figure out what happened to a British expatriate who turns up murdered in her hotel room."--

May 4, 2016
Back lash by Knopf, Chris, author.

Back lash

May 4, 2016
Better dead by Collins, Max Allan, author.

Better dead

"It's the early 1950's. Joe McCarthy is campaigning to rid America of the Red Menace. Nate Heller is doing legwork for the senator, though the Chicago detective is disheartened by McCarthy's witch-hunting tactics. He's made friends with a young staffer, Bobby Kennedy, while trading barbs with a potential enemy, the attorney Roy Cohn, who rubs Heller the wrong way. Not the least of which for successfully prosecuting the so-called Atomic Bomb spies, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. When famous mystery

May 4, 2016
Black Hammock - A Noir Thriller Series Set in Jacksonville, Florida by Wiley, Michael

Black Hammock - A Noir Thriller Series Set in Jacksonville, Florida

May 4, 2016
Blood cries - a John Jordan mystery by Lister, Michael, author.

Blood cries - a John Jordan mystery

The second volume in the "Atlanta Years" series within the John Jordan Mystery Series. Picks up right where INNOCENT BLOOD left off in this smart, thrilling, mystery that shows John's formative years as a detective.

May 4, 2016
Blood of the oak - a novel by Pattison, Eliot, author.

Blood of the oak - a novel

"The fourth entry in the Bone Rattler series advances the protagonist Duncan McCallum to 1765 and into the throes of the Stamp Tax dissent, which marked the beginning of organized resistance to English rule. Duncan follows ritualistic murders that are strangely connected to both the theft of an Iroquois artifact and a series of murders and kidnappings in the network of secret runners supporting the nascent committees of correspondence-which are engaged in the first organized political dissent ac

Apr 29, 2016
Blood orange by Albert, Susan Wittig.

Blood orange

"... China comes to the aid of a nurse who ends up in the hospital ... It's mid-April in Pecan Springs, and China is renting her guest cottage to Kelly Kaufman, who needs a temporary place to live as she contends with a very acrimonious divorce from her husband, Rich. One nasty point of dispute is her part ownership of the Comanche Creek Brewing Company, which she is refusing to sell. At the same time, as a nurse employed by a local hospice, Kelly has discovered instances of suspicious practices

May 4, 2016
Bloodroot - a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Riggs, Cynthia, author.

Bloodroot - a Martha's Vineyard mystery

"It's just another day at the dentist's office for Victoria Trumbull when fellow patient, wealthy Mrs. Wilmington, dies. It's an unfortunate, though seemingly not murderous incident, but the receptionist is hysterical, so one of the dental assistants offers to drive her home. But after making a quick pit stop, he finds her body floating in the harbor. With the police shorthanded due to an upcoming presidential visit, it's up to Victoria to take on the case. As she wrestles with her ex-son-in-law

May 4, 2016
Books of a feather - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Books of a feather - a bibliophile mystery

"From the New York Times bestselling author of Ripped from the Pages...San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright's latest project is for the birds, but it may have her running for her life. Brooklyn's friend Ian runs the Covington Library, which is hosting an exhibit featuring John James Audubon's massive masterpiece, Birds of America, currently on loan from an Arab sheik. During the gala celebrating the book, she is approached by Jared Mulrooney, the president of the National B

May 4, 2016
Brighton belle by Sheridan, Sara, 1968- author

Brighton belle

In post-World War II England, former Secret Service operative Mirabelle Bevan takes a job at a debt collection agency, but when she discovers that a pregnant Hungarian refugee who had taken out a routine loan has been reported dead, she decides to investigate.

Apr 29, 2016
Brighton by Harvey, Michael

Brighton

May 4, 2016
Buffalo jump blues / A Sean Stranahan Mystery by McCafferty, Keith, author.

Buffalo jump blues / A Sean Stranahan Mystery

While Sheriff Martha Ettinger investigates the death of a young Native American at the site of a ritualistic buffalo jump, private detective Sean Stranahan helps a beautiful swimmer track down a childhood friend, only to find his case intersecting with the sheriff's in unexpected ways.

May 4, 2016
Buried by Masterton, Graham, author.

Buried

Katie Maguire knows that in this part of Ireland, the past can never stay buried... In Blarney, Cork, an old millworker's cottage guards its secrets. In 1921, a mother, father and their two young children disappeared from this house. And now, ninety-five years later, their mummified bodies have been discovered under the floorboards. The neighbors cannot imagine who would have killed such a harmless family all those years ago. But as DS Katie Maguire investigates, the flames of old family rivalri

May 4, 2016
Burn what will burn - a novel by McKenzie, C. B, author.

Burn what will burn - a novel

"Bob Reynolds doesn't recognize the body in the creek, but he does recognize the danger of it. He's a newcomer to town, not entirely welcome and not entirely on good footing with the sheriff. So far, he's kept his head down, mostly over the bar at the Crow's Nest. But he has other interests than drinking and spending his inheritance, including one that goes by the name Tammy Fay Smith and who may have caught the sheriff's eye as well. Bob Reynolds would rather pretend he never saw the body, but

May 4, 2016
Butcher bird by Sykes, S. D., author.

Butcher bird

Oswald de Lacey is growing up fast in his new position as Lord of Somershill Manor. The Black Death changed many things, and just as it took away his father and elder brothers, leaving Oswald to be recalled from the monastery where he expected to spend his life, so it has taken many of his villagers and servants. However, there is still the same amount of work to be done in the farms and fields, and the few people left to do it think they should be paid more - something the King himself has forb

Apr 29, 2016
Calamity in Kent by Rowland, John, 1907-1984, author.

Calamity in Kent

"In the peaceful seaside town of Broadgate, an impossible crime occurs. The operator of the cliff railway locks the empty carriage one evening; when he returns to work next morning, a dead body is locked inside--a man who has been stabbed in the back. Jimmy London, a newspaper reporter, is first on the scene. He is quick on the trail for clues--and agrees to pool his knowledge with Inspector Shelley of Scotland Yard, who is holidaying in the area. Mistrustful of the plodding local policeman, Ins

Apr 29, 2016
Charcoal Joe by Mosley, Walter, author.

Charcoal Joe

Easy Rawlins' plans to marry his girlfriend and start a new detective agency are interrupted by the case of a promising Stanford student who has been charged with the race-related murder of a white man.

May 4, 2016
Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery by Griffin, H. Terrell, author.

Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery

Matt Royal returns to the courtroom to defend his friend Abby Lester, who has been charged with murder, and must face a hotshot prosecuting attorney while searching for the real killer.

May 2, 2016
Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery by Griffin, H. Terrell, author.

Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery

Matt Royal returns to the courtroom to defend his friend Abby Lester, who has been charged with murder, and must face a hotshot prosecuting attorney while searching for the real killer.

May 4, 2016
Child not found - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962- author.

Child not found - a Tucker mystery

May 4, 2016
City of Jackals by Bilal, Parker

City of Jackals

May 4, 2016
Clamour of crows by Merritt, Raymond W, author.

Clamour of crows

May 4, 2016
Cold girl - a B.C. blues crime novel by Greenaway, R. M., author.

Cold girl - a B.C. blues crime novel

May 4, 2016
Come dark - a Posadas County mystery by Havill, Steven, author

Come dark - a Posadas County mystery

The Posadas High School girls' volleyball team is on a hot winning streak, exciting everyone. But then the coach, Clint Scott, is found gunned down in the girls' shower room, the victim of four bullets, one fired nearly point blank into his heart. Dead for hours, he was killed soon after the end of last night's game. And, last night, a homegrown Banksy tagged several sites in town before he apparently began work on a section of wall outside the girls' locker room at the high school--a project th

Apr 29, 2016
Crime and poetry by Flower, Amanda, author.

Crime and poetry

Violet Waverly rushes home to her ailing grandmother to find it was all a ploy to get her closer to home. Violet begins working in Charming Books, her grandma's magical bookshop. Soon a dead man is discovered clutching a volume of Emily Dickinson's poems and Violet is caught up in the mystery.

May 4, 2016
Dangerous Minds by Masters, Priscilla

Dangerous Minds

May 4, 2016
Dark side by Duffy, Margaret, author.

Dark side

When their friend, Detective Chief Inspector Carrick, becomes the prime suspect in a murder, Ingrid and Patrick take up the case to try to prove his innocence.

May 4, 2016
Dead loudmouth by Houston, Victoria, 1945- author.

Dead loudmouth

"A Wisconsin detective must solve a double murder and rescue a kidnapped child"--

May 4, 2016
Deadly dunes - a Mac McClellan mystery by Helms, E. Michael, author.

Deadly dunes - a Mac McClellan mystery

Hours after hiring Mac McClellan to investigate the supposed suicide of her archaeologist brother, single-mom Jessie dies in a car accident. Jessie had just showed Mac artifacts and a copy of a map Jake found, items that indicate Hernando de Soto and his explorers might have camped on Five Mile Island during the winter of 1539-1540. Studying the map, Mac determines the site lies in the middle of a planned resort, The Dunes. Declaring the area an historic site could shut the project down. Suspici

May 4, 2016
Deadly intent by Sweeney, Anna.

Deadly intent

Maureen lies unconscious on a lonely track. Her husband blames a fellow holidaymaker at Nessa McDermott's country house on Ireland's enchanting Beara peninsula. Two days later, a man's body is found, strangled and dumped. Amid a frenzy of police, media and family pressures, former journalist Nessa has to find her own answers. Meanwhile, ambitious young policeman Redmond Joyce is also hell-bent on identifying the murderer, and conflict between them grows as they close in on the horrifying truth.

May 4, 2016
Deadly ruse - a Mac McClellan mystery by Helms, E. Michael.

Deadly ruse - a Mac McClellan mystery

"After a twenty-four year stint in the Marines, combat veteran Mac McClellan settles in the Florida Panhandle to relax and enjoy being a civilian while he figures out what to do with the rest of his life. But startling revelations about his lady friend and threats of murder lead Mac into the investigation business"--

May 4, 2016
Death deals a hand - a California Zephyr mystery by Dawson, Janet, author.

Death deals a hand - a California Zephyr mystery

"It's April 1953, and Zephyrette Jill McLeod is back on the rails, aboard the fabled train called the California Zephyr. Heading west from Chicago to the San Francisco Bay Area, Jill looks forward to reuniting with family members and the new man in her life. She’s learned to expect and deal with just about anything on the train, from troublesome passengers to long-lost relatives to high-stakes poker games. But the stakes just got even higher: Death has a seat at the table."--

May 4, 2016
Death in Cantera by Nesbitt, John D., author.

Death in Cantera

"When the stranger named Dunbar comes to the town of Cantera, he shows interest in local history, especially the Frenchman's Quarry and the death of the owner's son twenty years earlier. Dunbar also asks about Pat Roderick, the town marshall, and Dolores Carreau, the Frenchman's widow. And then the murders begin. Now it is Dunbar's mission to pursue the perpetrator, deal with his henchman, and bring him to justice."--

May 4, 2016
Death in the tunnel by Burton, Miles, 1884-1964.

Death in the tunnel

"On a dark November evening, Sir Wilfred Saxonby is travelling alone in the 5 o'clock train from Cannon Street, in a locked compartment. The train slows and stops inside a tunnel; and by the time it emerges again minutes later, Sir Wilfred has been shot dead, his heart pierced by a single bullet. Suicide seems to be the answer, even though no reason can be found. Inspector Arnold of Scotland Yard thinks again when he learns that a mysterious red light in the tunnel caused the train to slow down.

May 4, 2016
Death of a bacon heiress by Hollis, Lee, author.

Death of a bacon heiress

"For food and cocktails columnist Hayley Powell, becoming a local culinary celebrity opens lots of doors. Unfortunately, one leads straight to cold-blooded murder... Includes seven delectable recipes"--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 29, 2016
Death on a starry night by Draine, Betsy, 1945-, author.

Death on a starry night

Apr 29, 2016
Death on the Sapphire by Koreto, R. J.

Death on the Sapphire

May 4, 2016
Death pays a visit by Spann Craig, Elizabeth.

Death pays a visit

When psychic (and hubcap retailer) Wanda Alewine pays a late night visit to Myrtly Clover, she urges the octogenarian sleuth to head straight to greener Pastures retirement Home. But Wanda doesn't want Myrtle to consider the home's dubious amenities, she wants Myrtly to prevent a murder seen in a vision. reluctant Myrtle investigates with sidekick Miles, who seems a lot more interested in Greener Pastures than she is. As the dup digs, the uncover more than just sudoku and scrabble, they discover

May 4, 2016
Death sits down to dinner - a mystery by Arlen, Tessa, author.

Death sits down to dinner - a mystery

"Filled with deceptions both real and imagined, Death Sits Down to Dinner is a delightful Edwardian mystery set in London. Lady Montfort is thrilled to receive an invitation to a dinner party hosted by her close friend Hermione Kingsley, the patroness of England's largest charity. Hermione has pulled together a select gathering to celebrate Winston Churchill's 39th birthday. Some of the oldest families in the country have gathered to toast the dangerously ambitious and utterly charming First Lor

Apr 29, 2016
Delivering the truth by Maxwell, Edith, author.

Delivering the truth

Apr 29, 2016
Design for dying by Patrick, Renee, author.

Design for dying

May 4, 2016
Design for murder by Bain, Donald, 1935- author.

Design for murder

"In the newest in the USA Today bestselling mystery series, Jessica Fletcher visits New York City during fashion week, only to discover someone has rather fatal designs ... Jessica is in Manhattan to attend the debut of a new designer. Formerly Sandy Black of Cabot Cove, the young man has reinvented himself as Xandr Ebon, and is introducing his evening wear collection to the public and--more important--to the industry's powers-that-be: the stylists, the magazine editors, the buyers, and the weal

May 4, 2016
Diana's altar by Cleverly, Barbara, author.

Diana's altar

"Cambridge, October 1933. Inside the old All Hallows Church on All Hallows' Eve, Doctor Adelaide Hartest bears witness to the final moments of a dying stranger. Despite the dagger plunged into the stranger's chest, the death is ruled a suicide, compounded by a formal confession before death. The victim, it is revealed, is known to Scotland Yard, and Assistant Commissioner Joe Sandilands is sent all the way from London to investigate. Thrown into a deadly ring of cloak-and-dagger politics and hig

May 4, 2016
Die of Shame by Billingham, Mark

Die of Shame

May 4, 2016
Disturbing the dark - a Maggie MacGowen mystery by Hornsby, Wendy.

Disturbing the dark - a Maggie MacGowen mystery

"Maggie MacGowen, an investigative filmmaker, is in Normandy with a film crew to document the agricultural four seasons on her ancestral family farm. An accidentally excavated skull causes a social media sensation, dredging up psychic scars left by the wartime German Occupation. In their youth, Grand-mere and other villagers had cut the throats of an entire brutal Nazi platoon. Now the grim discovery prompts tourists, the soldiers’ descendants, the mass media, and vulturelike war-memorabilia dea

May 4, 2016
Down the darkest street by Segura, Alex, 1980- author

Down the darkest street

May 4, 2016
Drinking Gourd by Hambly, Barbara

Drinking Gourd

May 4, 2016
Dying for a taste by Karst, Leslie, author.

Dying for a taste

Sally Solari quits her job as an attorney to help her recently widowed father run his restaurant. When her aunt is found murdered and her sous chef is the prime suspect, Sally is determined to clear his name and find the real murderer.

May 4, 2016
Engaged in Death by Blackmoore, Stephanie

Engaged in Death

May 4, 2016
Evil turns by Tesh, Jane, author.

Evil turns

Private investigator and former beauty queen Madeline Maclin thought she'd seen it all in her small North Carolina town of Celosia, until a young man's body covered in strange occult symbols is found in a local vineyard. Years ago, a group of women in town formed Darkrose Coven, a practice now taken up by younger residents who insist that their dark rose tattoos only honor their favorite character from the popular Pagan Desires books and movies. Has the old coven reappeared? Is the new coven res

May 4, 2016
Fatal pursuit by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23-

Fatal pursuit

When a local scholar turns up dead at St. Denis' annual rally and classic car parade, Bruno, chief of police, suspects foul play, especially when a family squabble and international crime are factored in, making the investigation even more challenging.

May 4, 2016
Final Fondue by Corrigan, Maya

Final Fondue

May 4, 2016
Gold of our fathers by Quartey, Kwei J., author.

Gold of our fathers

"Darko Dawson has just been promoted to Chief Inspector in the Ghana Police Service--the promotion even comes with a (rather modest) salary bump. But he doesn't have long to celebrate, because his new boss is transferring him from Accra, Ghana's capital, out to remote Obuasi, in the Ashanti region, an area now notorious for the illegal exploitation of its gold mines. The assignment will last at least a year, meaning Dawson has the unpleasant choice of uprooting his entire family or making do wit

May 4, 2016
Goodbye forever by Hill, Bonnie Hearn, 1945- author.

Goodbye forever

Crime blogger and radio host Kit Doyle goes undercover - and into danger - in the second of this intriguing crime series. 17-year-old Jessica is missing. There are no clues as to why she disappeared - apart from the note she left behind: I love you. Goodbye forever. It turns out that Jessica is not the first teenager to have gone missing, nor the first to have left exactly the same note. With a personal family connection to the missing girl, crime blogger and radio host Kit Doyle is determined t

May 4, 2016
Heart of stone - an Ellie Stone mystery by Ziskin, James W., 1960- author.

Heart of stone - an Ellie Stone mystery

"A young newspaper reporter in 1960s' upstate New York, Ellie Stone plays by her own rules and puts her life at risk when she asks too many questions about a suspicious accident"--

May 4, 2016
Here comes the bribe - a bed-and-breakfast mystery by Daheim, Mary, author.

Here comes the bribe - a bed-and-breakfast mystery

"The 30th book in Mary Daheim's beloved Bed-and-Breakfast series, which continues to delight her devoted fans"--

May 4, 2016
Homicide in the House by Shogan, Colleen J.

Homicide in the House

May 4, 2016
I don't like where this is going - a Wylie Coyote novel by Dufresne, John, author.

I don't like where this is going - a Wylie Coyote novel

May 4, 2016
If onions could spring leeks by Shelton, Paige, author.

If onions could spring leeks

"With summer tourists flocking to Broken Rope, locals volunteer to keep chaos to a minimum. Old West skits are running smoothly, actors are behaving, and stagecoach rides are more popular than ever, but when a spectral visitor appears by ghost train, it's a job only Betts and Gram can handle. Gram soon starts having nightmares about their ghostly visitor's demise. And if a ghost and the hot summer weather weren't making things sticky enough, one of the town's volunteers--a man notorious for havi

May 4, 2016
Impure blood by Morfoot, Peter, author.

Impure blood

Called in to investigate the death of a man who was found in the midst of a Muslim prayer group, Captain Paul Darac must unravel the complex knot of racial hatred and revenge that ties the murder to a terrorist plot threatening the Nice leg of the Tour de France.

May 4, 2016
In the cold dark ground by MacBride, Stuart, author.

In the cold dark ground

Investigating a murdered body that may be tied to a missing persons case, Sergeant Logan McRae finds his job challenged by Aberdeen gang activity, his responsibility-eschewing former boss, and a new superintendent determined to make his life miserable.

May 4, 2016
Journey to Munich - a novel by Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- author.

Journey to Munich - a novel

It's early 1938, and Maisie Dobbs is back in England. On a fine yet chilly morning, as she walks towards Fitzroy Square--a place of many memories--she is intercepted by Brian Huntley and Robert MacFarlane of the Secret Service. The German government has agreed to release a British subject from prison, but only if he is handed over to a family member. Because the man's wife is bedridden and his daughter has been killed in an accident, the Secret Service wants Maisie--who bears a striking resembla

Apr 29, 2016
Keeper of the flame by Batten, Jack, 1932- author.

Keeper of the flame

May 4, 2016
Killer Look by Fairstein, Linda A.

Killer Look

May 4, 2016
Killer reunion by McKevett, G. A., author.

Killer reunion

Triumphantly attending her twenty-fifth high school reunion with her handsome husband, Savannah confronts her nasty former nemesis and is forced to clear her name when the woman is found murdered amid rumors about another suspicious death.

Apr 29, 2016
King maybe - a Junior Bender mystery by Hallinan, Timothy, author.

King maybe - a Junior Bender mystery

"Los Angeles burglar Junior Bender is in the middle of burgling a house and has just gotten his hands on one of the world's rarest stamps when the job goes terrifically wrong. After barely escaping, Junior realizes the danger is far from over. He's gotten himself on the wrong side of a man whose name is synonymous with violence, and to save his own skin he's set off a chain reaction of blackmail, strong-arming, and escalating crime. To pay off his underworld debts, Junior is forced to break into

May 4, 2016
Knit to be tied by Sefton, Maggie, author.

Knit to be tied

"The New York Times bestselling author of Purl Up and Die returns as Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun Knitters must come together before their whole town unravels. In Fort Connor, Colorado, the friends at the House of Lambspun knitting shop are welcoming a new face into the fold. Shy, sweet, and pregnant Nancy Marsted would like to knit a baby hat, and the Lambspun ladies are more than happy to show her the ropes. They share their own pregnancy yarns and soon learn the father of Nancy's baby isn't

May 4, 2016
London rain - a new mystery featuring Josephine Tey by Upson, Nicola, author.

London rain - a new mystery featuring Josephine Tey

"May, 1937, London: The country is still reeling from Edward VIII's shocking decision to abdicate the throne in order to marry the woman he loves, Wallis Simpson. As London prepares for the historic Coronation of his brother, George, bestselling writer Josephine Tey is in town to oversee a BBC radio production of her play, Queen of Scots. When one of the BBC's best-known broadcasters is murdered at the height of the Coronation celebrations, Josephine has a front row seat. Detective Chief Inspect

May 4, 2016
Margaret Truman's Deadly Medicine - A Capital Crimes Novel by Truman, Margaret/ Bain, Donald

Margaret Truman's Deadly Medicine - A Capital Crimes Novel

May 4, 2016
Marriage, Monsters-in-Law, and Murder by Rosett, Sara

Marriage, Monsters-in-Law, and Murder

May 4, 2016
Melody of murder by Cameron, Stella, author.

Melody of murder

With the Quillam family's arrival in the village, followed by the discovery of a body in the village church, pub owner Alex Duggins and veterinarian Tony Harrison are drawn into the wealthy family's turbulent affairs and a twisted killer's path.

May 4, 2016
Miss Lizzie by Satterthwait, Walter.

Miss Lizzie

May 4, 2016
Missing, presumed - a novel by Steiner, Susie, 1971 or 1972- author.

Missing, presumed - a novel

"Detective Manon Bradshaw is 39, single, and miserable as sin. She has endured some of the worst dates in internet history. But she loves her job and performs it brilliantly; all she needs to rise up in the ranks is a big break. Edith Hind is a gorgeous,intrepid graduate student at Cambridge University who seems to have it all: a doting boyfriend, a devoted friend named Helena, a loving mother and a father who is a surgeon to the Royal Family. When Edith turns up missing from her apartment one e

May 4, 2016
Murder at Lambswool Farm by Goldenbaum, Sally, author.

Murder at Lambswool Farm

"Late summer blooms in beautiful Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, and while a harvest thrives, Izzy Chambers Perry and the other Seaside Knitters will need to cast on their sleuthing skills to save a local farm. Unfortunately, finding a killer can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Seaside Knitter Birdie Favazza has long loved knitting, but lately she's taken on a new challenge--making a family farm operational again. With help from friends, Lambswool Farm is now up and running, with thriving

May 4, 2016
Murder at the 42nd Street library - a mystery by Lehane, Cornelius, author.

Murder at the 42nd Street library - a mystery

"Murder at the 42nd Street Library opens with a murder in a second floor office of the iconic, beaux-arts flagship of the New York Public Library. Ray Ambler, the curator of the library's crime fiction collection, joins forces with NYPD homicide detective Mike Cosgrove in hopes of bringing a murderer to justice. In his search for the reasons behind the murder, Ambler uncovers hidden--and profoundly disturbing--relationships between visitors to the library. These include a celebrated mystery writ

May 4, 2016
Murder at the Loch - A Traditional Murder Mystery Set in 1950s Scotland by Brown, Eric

Murder at the Loch - A Traditional Murder Mystery Set in 1950s Scotland

May 4, 2016
Murder casts a shadow - a Hawai'i mystery by Kneubuhl, Victoria N. (Victoria Nalani), author

Murder casts a shadow - a Hawai'i mystery

"New Year's Eve, 1934. While Honolulu celebrates with champagne and fireworks, someone is making away with the Bishop Museum's portrait of King Kala¯kaua and its curator. A series of brutal murders follows, and an unlikely pair, newspaper reporter Mina Beckwith and visiting playwright Ned Manusia, find themselves investigating a twisted trail of clues in an attempt to recover the painting and uncover the killer."--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 29, 2016
Murder Has Nine Lives by Levine, Laura

Murder Has Nine Lives

May 4, 2016
Murder in Morningside Heights - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

Murder in Morningside Heights - a gaslight mystery

"Former police sergeant Frank Malloy and his wife adjust to life in New York high society as they investigate a death in the field of higher learning. After spending his first few weeks as a private detective by investigating infidelities of the wealthy, Frank has a more serious case at hand. Abigail Northrup of Tarrytown, New York, was her parents' pride and joy. After graduating from a prestigious women's college in Morningside Heights, she took a job there as an instructor. She also joined th

May 4, 2016
Murder leaves its mark - a Hawaiʻi mystery by Kneubuhl, Victoria N. (Victoria Nalani), author

Murder leaves its mark - a Hawaiʻi mystery

"When a weekend of horseback rides and beachcombing at the old Heleiwa Hotel turns deadly, Mina Beckwith and Ned Manusia are on the case. The unlikely pair--she a journalist, he a playwright--find themselves once again on the trail of a killer in 1930s Honolulu, where sugar barons cavort at their beachfront mansions while unrest among the working class grows. Their investigation places them in the midst of hotheaded union organizers and the cre`me de la cre`me of Honolulu society as well as the

Apr 29, 2016
Murder Most Fowl by Maxwell, Edith

Murder Most Fowl

May 4, 2016
Murder on opening night - a Myrtle Clover cozy mystery by Spann Craig, Elizabeth, author.

Murder on opening night - a Myrtle Clover cozy mystery

"When Myrtle Clover and her friend Miles attend a play in their small town, there|s a full house on opening night. It|s clear to Myrtle that one of the actresses is a stage hog who loves stealing the spotlight. Nandina Marshall certainly does upstage everyone|when her murder forces an unexpected intermission. Can Myrtle and Miles discover who was behind her final curtain call before murder makes an encore?"--

May 4, 2016
Murder on the hour - a Penny Brannigan mystery by Duncan, Elizabeth J., author.

Murder on the hour - a Penny Brannigan mystery

"The residents of Llanelen are brimming with excitement. Antiques Cymru, a regional take on the popular national TV show, is coming to the Welsh town and people are flocking from miles around, hoping their attic treasures turn out to be worth a fortune. On the day of filming, quiet local sheep farmer Haydn Williams brings a generations-old long-case clock for evaluation, while the woman he's always admired from afar, Catrin Bellis, turns up with a cherished handmade quilt. Will either hear surpr

May 4, 2016
Murder on the Quai by Black, Cara, 1951- author.

Murder on the Quai

"The world knows Aime´e Leduc, heroine of 15 mysteries in this New York Times bestselling series, as a tres chic, no-nonsense private investigator the toughest and most relentless in Paris. Now author Cara Black dips back in time to reveal how Aime´e first became a detective. November 1989: Aime´e Leduc is in her first year of college at Paris's preeminent medical school. She lives in a 17th-century apartment that overlooks the Seine with her father, who runs the family detective agency. But t

May 4, 2016
Nantucket grand by Axelrod, Steven, author.

Nantucket grand

During a long winter and short, chilly spring, a series of disturbing incidents rock the small resort island of Nantucket. A Land Bank executive dies in a suspicious hunting accident, a prominent local family's historic summer cottage burns down in an arson fire, and a teenage girl lies comatose from a drug overdose. When spring turns to summer and the tourists flood the island, the mysterious cycle of violence spins faster. A young Jamaican boy is found dead in the harbor, a sex-for-drugs porno

May 4, 2016
New York Nocturne - The Return of Miss Lizzie by Satterthwait, Walter

New York Nocturne - The Return of Miss Lizzie

May 4, 2016
None so blind by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947- author.

None so blind

Twenty years ago, a raw and impressionable Detective Michael Green helped convict a young professor for the murder of an attractive co-ed. From behind bars, the man continued to hound Green with letters protesting his innocence. Shortly after being paroled, he is found dead. Is it suicide? Revenge? Or had Green made the biggest mistake of his career? a mistake which cost an innocent man his liberty and ultimately his life? To determine the truth, Green is forced to re-examine old evidence and op

May 4, 2016
Not Dead Enough by Easley, Warren C.

Not Dead Enough

May 4, 2016
Panther's prey by Smith, Lachlan, author.

Panther's prey

Taking a job as a public defender in San Francisco, Leo Maxwell successfully defends a homeless man, only to be wrongly implicated in the brutal murder of his co-counsel, a crime that their former client confesses to committing.

May 1, 2016
Ping-pong heart by Limón, Martin, 1948- author.

Ping-pong heart

"South Korea, 1974. CID Sergeants George Suen~o and Ernie Bascom are assigned an underwhelming case of petty theft: Major Frederick M. Schulz has accused Miss Jo Kyong-Ja, an Itaewon bar girl, of stealing a hundred thousand won from him--a sum equaling less than fifty US dollars. After two very divergent accounts of what happened, Miss Jo is attacked in the night, and Schulz is found hacked to death only days later. Did tensions simply escalate to the point of murder? Looking into other motives

May 4, 2016
Quarry's vote by Collins, Max Allan, author.

Quarry's vote

"Now retired and happily married, Quarry turns down a million-dollar contract to assassinate a presidential candidate. It's not the sort of assignment you can just walk away from without consequences--but coming after Quarry has consequences, too."--

May 4, 2016
Quick and the dead by Moody, Susan.

Quick and the dead

May 4, 2016
Quiet neighbors - a novel by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- author.

Quiet neighbors - a novel

It|s the oldest bookshop in a town full of bookshops; rambling and disordered, full of treasures if you look hard. Jude found one of the treasures when she visited last summer, the high point of a miserable vacation. Now, in the depths of winter, when she has to run away, Lowell|s chaotic bookshop in that backwater of a town is the safe place she runs to.

Apr 29, 2016
Reckoning and ruin by Whittle, Tina, author.

Reckoning and ruin

Tai Randolph has started her life over in Atlanta and is celebrating some milestones: a year running the Confederate-themed gun shop she inherited with its busy schedule of reenactments, a year with her sexy, ex-SWAT-team lover Trey, now working a corporate security gig, and a year of confronting a checkered list of ruffians and outright villains, mostly now put behind bars. One of those convicted criminals is her cousin Jasper, whose disreputable family was a big part of Tai's childhood in Sava

Apr 29, 2016
Reining in murder by Hearon, Leigh. author

Reining in murder

"When horse trainer Annie Carson rescues a beautiful thoroughbred from a roadside rollover, she knows the horse is lucky to be alive&unlike the driver. After rehabilitating the injured animal at her Carson Stables ranch, Annie delivers the horse to Hilda Colbert--the thoroughbred's neurotic and controlling owner--only to find she's been permanently put out to pasture. Two deaths in three days is unheard of in the small Olympic Peninsula county, and Annie decides to start sniffing around. She's c

Apr 29, 2016
Rio Noir by Bellotto, Tony (EDT)/ Landers, Clifford (TRN)

Rio Noir

May 4, 2016
Robert B. Parker's Slow burn by Atkins, Ace, author.

Robert B. Parker's Slow burn

"Boston PI Spenser faces a hot case and a personal crisis in the latest adventure in the iconic New York Times-bestselling series from author Ace Atkins"--

May 4, 2016
Sayonara slam by Hirahara, Naomi, 1962- author.

Sayonara slam

""Hirahara has a keen eye for the telling detail and an assured sense of character."--Los Angeles Times At Dodger Stadium it's Japan vs. Korea in the World Baseball Classic, but before the first pitch is thrown, Mas Arai finds himself in the middle of a murder. Mysteries layer atop mysteries in this sixth in the award-winning series featuring the most unlikely of sleuths, an aging, widowed, not-exactly-communicative gardener from Altadena, California. Who is that unusual woman throwing knuckleba

May 4, 2016
Scalp dance - a Sam Chitto mystery by Clifton, Lu, author.

Scalp dance - a Sam Chitto mystery

"This mystery mingles Choctaw culture, science, and murder and features Lieutenant Sam Chitto of the Oklahoma Choctaw Nation Tribal Police, who considers himself a man of principal. He's a man of the Law--the letter of the Law--and he's a man of his word. But he's at a breaking point, ready to quit the force. His father's murder is ten-years cold, his young wife's premature death haunts him, and tribal police in Oklahoma are being prevented from ensuring the People receive justice. A mix of trib

May 4, 2016
Sent to the devil by Lebow, Laura, author.

Sent to the devil

"In 1788 Vienna, Court Poet Lorenzo Da Ponte is putting some finishing touches on the libretto for the premiere of his new opera with Mozart, Don Giovanni. A huge success when it debuted in Prague, the Emperor has decreed that it shall be performed in Vienna. But Joseph II is off prosecuting a less-than-popular war against the Turks, and the city itself is in a bit of turmoil. There are voices protesting the war, others who see Turks around every corner. Da Ponte, however, just wants to do his w

May 4, 2016
Set the night on fire by Dial, Connie, 1944- author.

Set the night on fire

"In 1971, Josie Corsino is unmarried Josie Pastore, a fresh face chosen from her LAPD policewoman class to be an undercover operative. She is the first female allowed to work in this dangerous assignment, but as a college graduate from a working class family, she quickly finds acceptance among the department's targeted groups. When the story begins, she's immersed in the politics and schemes of one of the most active radical organizations in LA, but after three years in this assignment she's wea

May 4, 2016
Show me the ashes by Mulford, Carolyn. author.

Show me the ashes

"A young barmaid confessed to killing an attacker and setting a fire to conceal that. Months later her dying mother begs ex-spy Phoenix Smith to prove Sheriff Annalynn Keyser's late husband prompted a false confession. Only identifying the real killer will free the daughter to care for her fatherless child. Phoenix and singer Connie Diamante investigate but don't tell Annalynn, their lifelong friend. The investigation takes the women to the burnt-out bar and introduces them to families crippled

May 4, 2016
Sidney Chambers and the Dangers of Temptation by Runcie, James

Sidney Chambers and the Dangers of Temptation

May 4, 2016
St. Ernan's blues by Charles, Paul, 1949- author.

St. Ernan's blues

May 4, 2016
Stabbing in the senate by Shogan, Colleen J.

Stabbing in the senate

May 4, 2016
Steps to the gallows by Marston, Edward, author.

Steps to the gallows

A scurrilous newspaper has built up a large following by publishing details of political and sexual scandals. It is remarkably well-informed and has therefore created a whole host of enemies. When the editor is killed and the printing press smashed to bits, the Invisible Detectives are hired by the man who financed the production of the paper. He wants the killer brought to justice and the scandal sheet revived. Peter and Paul Skillen find themselves in great danger as they unearth an enormous a

May 4, 2016
Switchback by Dunlap, Susan, author.

Switchback

"When her Zen teacher is attacked in front of her by a silent, hoodie-clad assailant, Darcy Lott feels uncharacteristically helpless. If she cannot identify Garson-roshi's attacker, she cannot protect him. For whoever it is will surely strike again. But who would have a reason to assault this wise and gentle man? As she questions her fellow students and other acquaintances of the Zen master, it becomes clear that Garson-roshi has been keeping secrets from Darcy. What happened while he was living

May 4, 2016
Tea with jam and dread by Myers, Tamar, author.

Tea with jam and dread

Deciding that the PennDutch Inn needs to go more upmarket, Magdalena Yoder is delighted to welcome the Earl and Countess Grimsley-Snodgrass and their family as honored guests, looking forward to the challenge of introducing English nobility to traditional American culture. But, as Magdalena is about to find out, the Grimsley-Snodgrasses are by no means the easiest of guests, and at the same time she has to contend with the discovery of a mummified corpse trapped in her elevator shaft. Then trage

May 4, 2016
That bright land - a novel by Roberts, Terry, 1956- author.

That bright land - a novel

May 4, 2016
The age of treachery - a Duncan Forrester mystery by Scott, Gavin, 1950- author.

The age of treachery - a Duncan Forrester mystery

"It is the winter of 1946, and after years of war, ex-Special Operations Executive agent Duncan Forrester is back at his Oxford college as a junior Ancient History Fellow. But his peace is shattered when a much-disliked Fellow is found dead in the quad, stabbed and pushed from an upper window. A don is suspected and arrested for the murder, but Forrester is not convinced of his friend|s guilt. On the hunt for the true killer, he finds himself plunged into a mystery involving lost Viking sagas, S

May 4, 2016
The art of murder - a dead-end job mystery by Viets, Elaine, 1950- author.

The art of murder - a dead-end job mystery

"From the national bestselling author of Checked Out, PI Helen Hawthorne must pose as a painter at Fort Lauderdale's famous Bonnet House Museum to catch an artful killer.... STILL LIFE The art world is a happening place--but a brush with death shouldn't be in the picture. Unfortunately, that's just what happens to Helen Hawthorne and her friend Margery. While touring gorgeous Bonnet House, a mansion turned museum, they observe a painting class and note an up-and-coming artist. When they later se

May 4, 2016
The bachelor girl's guide to murder by McMillan, Rachel, 1981-

The bachelor girl's guide to murder

As Herringford and Watts launch their private investigation business, the deaths of young Irish women lead them deep into the mire of Toronto's underbelly.

May 2, 2016
The bachelor girl's guide to murder by McMillan, Rachel, 1981-

The bachelor girl's guide to murder

Inspired by their fascination with all things Sherlock Holmes, best friends and flatmates Merinda and Jem launch a consulting detective business. The deaths of young Irish women lead Merinda and Jem deeper into the mire of the city's underbelly. While searching for answers, donning disguises, and sneaking around where no proper ladies would ever go, they pair with Jasper Forth, a police constable, and Ray DeLuca, a reporter in whom Jem takes a more than professional interest. Merinda could well

May 4, 2016
The bastards of Pizzofalcone by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

The bastards of Pizzofalcone

"They've made a fresh start at the Pizzofalcone precinct of Naples. They fired every member of the investigative branch after they were found guilty of corruption. Now, there's a group of detectives, a new commissario, and a new superintendent. The new cops immediately find themselves investigating a high-profile murder that has the whole town on edge. Heading the investigation is Inspector Lojacono, known as "the Chinaman," a cop with a checkered past who is currently riding a reputation as a

May 1, 2016
The black rose of Florence by Giuttari, Michele, 1950- author.

The black rose of Florence

A beautiful young woman, a member of the Florentine jet set, is found dead - choked to death - in her apartment. She has been left naked on her bed, a black rose on her body. Chief Superindendent Michele Ferrara, just back from Rome, is all too familiar with the dark side of Florence. But he is up against a mysterious, powerful enemy who would do anything to hide his identity, and manages to controls events at every turn. As more violent deaths occur, Ferrara has to face the most insidious inves

Apr 29, 2016
The body in the wardrobe by Page, Katherine Hall. author.

The body in the wardrobe

Attorney Sophie Maxwell has come to Savannah to be with her new husband, Will. But nothing throws cold water on a hot relationship faster than a dead body. Worse for Sophie, no one believes the body she knows she saw is real. Fortunately, Sophie has a good friend in Faith Fairchild. With teenage Amy being bullied by mean girls and husband Tom contemplating a major life change that will affect all the Fairchilds, Faith is eager for distraction in the form of some sleuthing. In between discussions

May 4, 2016
The circle - a Grand & Batchelor Victorian mystery by Trow, M. J., author.

The circle - a Grand & Batchelor Victorian mystery

Intrepid 19th-century private investigators American Matthew Grand and Englishman James Batchelor return in their second mystery. July, 1868. On receiving a commission from Matthew's cousin Luther to look into the suspicious death of Lafayette Baker, Head of the US National Detective Police, private investigators Matthew Grand and his business partner James Batchelor leave London for Washington DC. They find a country still scarred by the bitter legacy of the Civil War and even in death Lafayett

May 4, 2016
The Cracked Spine by Shelton, Paige, author.

The Cracked Spine

"In need of a good adventure, Delaney Nichols takes the leap and moves to Edinburgh, Scotland to start a job at The Cracked Spine. She doesn't know much about what she's gotten herself into, other than that the work sounds exciting, and that her new boss, Edwin MacAlister, has given her the opportunity of a lifetime. Edwin has promised that she'll be working with "a desk that has seen the likes of kings and queens, paupers and princes," and Delaney can't wait to get started."--

Apr 29, 2016
The Dead Don't Bleed by Krugler, David

The Dead Don't Bleed

May 4, 2016
The defenceless by Hiekkapelto, Kati, 1970- author.

The defenceless

When an old man is found dead on the road - seemingly run over by a Hungarian au pair - police investigator Anna Fekete is certain that there is more to the incident than meets the eye. As she begins to unravel an increasingly complex case, she's led on a deadly trail where illegal immigration, drugs and, ultimately, murder threaten not only her beliefs, but her life. Anna's partner Esko is entrenched in a separate but equally dangerous investigation into the activities of an immigrant gang, whe

May 4, 2016
The detective & the Chinese high-fin - a John Darvelle mystery by Craven, Michael, 1970- author.

The detective & the Chinese high-fin - a John Darvelle mystery

"A BOURBON STREET BOOK. Michael Craven, author of The Detective & The Pipe Girl, delivers another mystery--for fans of Elmore Leonard and Carl Hiaasen--featuring private detective John Darvelle, who must crack a cold case that pulls him into the high-stakes world of exotic fish collectors"--

May 4, 2016
The devil's cold dish by Kuhns, Eleanor, author.

The devil's cold dish

"Will Rees is back home on his farm in 1796 Maine with his teenage son, his pregnant wife, their five adopted children, and endless farm work under the blistering summer sun. But for all that, Rees is happy to have returned to Dugard, Maine, the town where he was born and raised, and where he's always felt at home. Until now. When a man is found dead - murdered - after getting into a public dispute with Rees, Rees starts to realize someone is intentionally trying to pin the murder on him. Then,

May 4, 2016
The devils of Cardona by Carr, Matthew, 1955- author.

The devils of Cardona

"In this gripping historical thriller set in sixteenth-century Spain, a Catholic priest is murdered by a mysterious Muslim avenger as the Inquisition continues to force Moriscos to live and worship as Christians. In March 1584, the priest of Belamar de la Sierra, a small town in Aragon near the French border, is murdered in his own church. Most of the town's inhabitants are Moriscos, former Muslims who converted to Catholicism. Anxious to avert a violent backlash on the eve of a royal visit, an

May 4, 2016
The hummingbird by Hiekkapelto, Kati, 1970- author.

The hummingbird

Anna Fekete, who fled the Yugoslavian wars as a child, has a past. Just beginning her career as a criminal investigator in northern Finnish coastal town, she is thrust into a high-profile, seemingly unsolvable case that has riveted the nation. It doesn't help that her middle-aged new partner, Esko, doesn't bother hiding his racist prejudices, and Anna becomes the target of a systematic campaign to unsettle her. A young woman has been killed on a running trail, and a pendant depicting an Aztec go

May 4, 2016
The Lake District murder by Bude, John, 1901-1957, author.

The Lake District murder

In addition to investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a secluded garage, Detective Inspector Meredith must determine whether or not the deceased was connected to the garage's shady dealings.

May 3, 2016
The Lake District murder by Bude, John, 1901-1957, author.

The Lake District murder

The Lake District Murder opens with the discovery of a faceless body in an isolated garage, then follows Inspector Meredith through a complex investigation where every clue seems to lead only to another puzzle. Was this a bizarre suicide, or something more sinister? Why was the dead man apparently making plans to flee the country? And what does all this have to do with the newly discovered shady business dealings of the garage?

May 4, 2016
The madness of Mercury - a zodiac mystery by Di Marco, Connie, 1945- author.

The madness of Mercury - a zodiac mystery

May 4, 2016
The murder of Mary Russell - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by King, Laurie R., author.

The murder of Mary Russell - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

"Mary Russell is used to dark secrets--her own, and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock Holmes. Trust is a thing slowly given, but over the course of a decade together, the two have forged an indissoluble bond. And what of the other person to whom Mary Russell has opened her heart: the couple's longtime housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson? Russell's faith and affection are suddenly shattered when a man arrives on the doorstep claiming to be Mrs. Hudson's son. What Samuel Hudson tells Russell

May 4, 2016
The mystery of a hansom cab by Hume, Fergus, 1859-1932.

The mystery of a hansom cab

Fergus Hume's sensational novel The Mystery of a Hansom Cab is Australia's original blockbuster and international best-selling crime novel. First published in 1886, it was an overnight sensation, selling hundreds of thousands of copies around the world and being translated into eleven languages. Over a century later, Hansom Cab has lost none of its page-turning power. Set in the charming and deadly streets of Melbourne, this vivid and brilliantly plotted murder thriller tells the story of a crim

May 4, 2016
The night wanderer by Clare, Alys, author.

The night wanderer

Called out to attend a body found on a lonely stretch of river bank, its throat torn out, apprentice healer Lassair is skeptical of the sheriff’s verdict that this was the result of a wild animal attack. But when a second body is discovered, similarly mutilated, rumors engulf the town that the legendary demon known as the Night Wanderer has returned to wreak havoc.

May 4, 2016
The Secret of High Eldersham by Burton, Miles

The Secret of High Eldersham

May 4, 2016
The silent dead / A Mystery by Honda, Tetsuya, 1969- author.

The silent dead / A Mystery

"When a body wrapped in a blue plastic tarp and tied up with twine is discovered near the bushes near a quiet suburban Tokyo neighborhood, Lt. Reiko Himekawa and her squad take the case. The victim was slaughtered brutally---his wounds are bizarre, and no one can figure out the "what" or the "why" of this crime. At age twenty-nine, Reiko Himekawa of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police's Homicide Division is young to have been made lieutenant, particularly because she lacks any kind of political or fam

May 4, 2016
The woman in blue - a Ruth Galloway mystery by Griffiths, Elly, author.

The woman in blue - a Ruth Galloway mystery

"In the next Ruth Galloway mystery, a vision of the Virgin Mary foreshadows a string of cold-blooded murders, revealing a dark current of religious fanaticism in an old medieval town. Known as England's Nazareth, the medieval town of Little Walsingham is famous for religious apparitions. So when Ruth Galloway's druid friend Cathbad sees a woman in a white dress and a dark blue cloak standing alone in the local cemetery one night, he takes her as a vision of the Virgin Mary. But then a woman wrap

May 4, 2016
Title wave by Barrett, Lorna, author.

Title wave

"Tricia and Angelica leave Booktown behind for a pleasure cruise, but they're going to need their life jackets because a murderer has also booked passage in Lorna Barrett's New York Times bestselling series. While her bookstore, Haven't Got a Clue, is rebuilt following a devastating fire, Tricia Miles and her sister, Angelica, decide to book a cruise for some much needed R&R. Naturally they choose a Mystery Lovers cruise, where they can ponder whodunnit in Adirondack chairs while sipping colorf

May 4, 2016
Tracking the beast by Kisor, Henry.

Tracking the beast

When the remains of three little girls turn up inside railroad hopper cars, Sheriff Steve Martinez faces a troublesome case, for the cars had sat for years on a siding deep inside his beloved Porcupine County. After Steve and his comrades do the spadework, the FBI moves in, thinking their Unsub is both rapist and murderer. But Steve believes the killer--or killers--instead hired someone to dispose of the bodies. With the help of lawmen of all kinds, including the Ontario Provincial Police, and e

May 4, 2016
Tumbled graves by Chapman, Brenda, 1955- author.

Tumbled graves

When Adele Delaney and her daughter, Violet, go missing, Jacques Rouleau is called upon to investigate. However, struggling with the impending death of his ill ex-wife, he sends Kala Stonechild and Paul Gundersund instead. On the second day of the investigation, Adele|s body turns up, dumped on the shoulder of the highway with no sign of her daughter. As Stonechild and Gundersund juggle personal troubles and a complicated, dangerous case, they find themselves piecing together a chain of disaste

Apr 29, 2016
Vanilla beaned by McKinlay, Jenn, author.

Vanilla beaned

Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura look to Las Vegas for their first franchise of the Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery, but things blow up when they meet former showgirl Holly Hartzmark.

May 4, 2016
Willnot - a novel by Sallis, James, 1944-

Willnot - a novel

The doctor of a small town, Lamar Hale, investigates after the remains of several people are found in the surrounding woods and his partner is critically wounded by a bullet meant for a man being followed by the FBI.

May 4, 2016
Wound up in murder by Hechtman, Betty, 1947- author.

Wound up in murder

"With two yarn retreats in the bag, Casey is looking forward to running her third one at Cadbury by the Sea's Vista Del Mar hotel on the Monterey Peninsula. This time, each knitter will get a Mystery Bag of knitting materials to turn into a personal project. But Casey gets tangled up in another retreat at the same hotel, when the organizer and his wife have a very public spat. As Casey is delivering her baked goods later that night, she finds the woman dead in the bushes with a magician's silk s

May 4, 2016
Written in Red - A Dog Mystery Set in Oxford by Dalton, Annie

Written in Red - A Dog Mystery Set in Oxford

May 4, 2016
Written Off by Copperman, E. J.

Written Off

May 4, 2016
Yellowstone Standoff by Graham, Scott

Yellowstone Standoff

May 4, 2016