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17 stone angels by Cohen, Stuart, 1958- author.

17 stone angels

In Buenos Aires, a corrupt cop is assigned to investigate a murder he committedCommissioner Miguel Fortunato is nearing retirement after a long, dishonest career. Six months ago he was ordered to kidnap foreigner Robert Waterbury for reasons left unclear. The kidnapping turned to murder. Now the Americans are sending their own investigator, and Fortunato is assigned to support her.Fortunato is quickly drawn into the dazzling world of his victim, a failed novelist who came to Buenos Aires despara

Oct 19, 2014
A crafty Christmas by Bryan, Mollie Cox, 1963- author.

A crafty Christmas

"Christmas is just around the corner, and the ladies of the Cumberland Creek Scrapbook Crop are thrilled when Sheila wins the first place prize in a scrapbooking design contest: a ten-day scrapbook-themed cruise in the Caribbean. Vera and Paige decide to tag along, which should pose the perfect opportunity to learn some new techniques, mingle with fellow croppers, and get in some rest and relaxation before the chaos of Christmas. But when Sheila finds a famous crafter dead, and investigators det

Oct 23, 2014
A Deadly Indifference by Jevons, Marshall

A Deadly Indifference

Oct 23, 2014
A deadly measure of brimstone - a Dandy Gilver mystery by McPherson, Catriona, 1965-

A deadly measure of brimstone - a Dandy Gilver mystery

""Highly recommended for fans of Downton Abbey." --G.M. Malliet, Agatha Award-winning author the Max Tudor mysteries In A Deadly Measure of Brimstone, Dandy and the whole Gilver clan travel to a spa town for a weekend of relaxation which is quickly interrupted by a slew of mysterious-- and deadly--events. The men of the Gilver family have come down, between them, with influenza, bronchitis, pneumonia and pleurisy. The family repairs to the town of Moffat, there to submit to the galvanic wraps an

Oct 19, 2014
A Demon Summer by Malliet, G. M., 1951-

A Demon Summer

"In this new mystery, someone has been trying to poison the 15th Earl of Lislelivet. Since Lord Lislelivet has a gift for making enemies, no one--particularly his wife--finds this too surprising. What is surprising is that the poison was discovered in a fruitcake made and sold by the Handmaids of St. Lucy of Monkbury Abbey. The powerful Lord complains loudly to the local bishop, who asks Father Max Tudor, vicar of Nether Monkslip and former MI5 agent, to investigate. Just as Max comes to believe

Oct 23, 2014
A Dog Gone Murder by Viets, Elaine

A Dog Gone Murder

Oct 23, 2014
A grave waiting - a Moretti and Falla mystery by Downie, Jill.

A grave waiting - a Moretti and Falla mystery

In St. Peter Port Harbour on the Channel Island of Guernsey, Detective Inspector Ed Moretti and his partner, Detective Sergeant Liz Falla, are called in to investigate the shooting death of arms dealer Bernard Masterson on the Just Desserts, his luxury yacht. Why are Masterson, his glamorous partner in crime, Ade`le Letourneau, and his thuggish bodyguard here on the island? And how are an ex-Folies Berge`re dancer, a former espionage agent, and a wealthy sax-playing financier involved--or are th

Oct 23, 2014
A High-End Finish by Carlisle, Kate

A High-End Finish

Oct 23, 2014
A midwinter's tail - a magical cats mystery by Kelly, Sofie, 1958- author.

A midwinter's tail - a magical cats mystery

"Winter in Mayville Heights is busy and not just because of the holidays. Kathleen is hard at work organizing a benefit to raise money for the library's popular Reading Buddies program. She has her hands full hosting the event. And when a guest at the gala drops dead, her magical cats, Owen and Hercules, will have their paws full helping her solve a murder. The victim is the ex of town rascal Burtis Chapman, but she hasn't lived in the area in years. And though everybody is denying knowledge of

Oct 23, 2014
And grant you peace - a Joe Burgess mystery by Flora, Kate, 1949-

And grant you peace - a Joe Burgess mystery

"A boy rapping on his car window summons Portland police detective Joe Burgess to a fire at a nearby mosque, where he finds a screaming woman and her baby locked in a closet. The baby dies. The very young mother survives, but suffers from traumatic muteness. She has no ID and no one has reported her missing. Autopsy shows the gravely ill baby would have needed surgery to survive. Burgess suspects someone was trying to keep mother and baby away from hospitals that might have asked questions. As B

Oct 19, 2014
Angel killer - a Jessica Blackwood novel by Mayne, Andrew, 1973- author.

Angel killer - a Jessica Blackwood novel

"FBI agent Jessica Blackwood believes she has successfully left her complicated life as a gifted magician behind her, until a killer with seemingly supernatural powers puts her talents to the ultimate test. A mysterious hacker, who identifies himself only as "Warlock," brings down the FBI's website and posts a code in its place. It hides the GPS coordinates of a Michigan cemetery, where a dead girl is discovered rising from the ground, as if she tried to crawl out of her own grave. Born into a d

Oct 23, 2014
Aunt Dimity's Good Deed by Atherton, Nancy

Aunt Dimity's Good Deed

Oct 20, 2014
Aunt Dimity's good deed by Atherton, Nancy.

Aunt Dimity's good deed

Nancy Atherton's growing number of fans will certainly be delighted by Aunt Dimity's latest appearance in the honey-colored English cottage she bequeathed to her "niece," Lori Shepherd. Thanks to Aunt Dimity, Lori's life has taken on fairy-tale proportions: she's financially set for life and happily married--or so she thinks. When Lori's plans for a second honeymoon to England with her workaholic husband fall through, she begrudgingly takes along her father-in-law--who promptly disappears, leavi

Oct 23, 2014
Aunty Lee's deadly specials by Yu, Ovidia, 1961-

Aunty Lee's deadly specials

"Rosie "Aunty" Lee, the feisty widow, amateur sleuth, and proprietor of Singapore's best-loved home cooking restaurant, is back in another delectable, witty mystery involving scandal and murder among the city's elite. Few know more about what goes on in Singapore than Aunty Lee. When a scandal over illegal organ donation involving prominent citizens makes news, she already has a list of suspects. There's no time to snoop, though--Aunty Lee's Delights is catering a brunch for local socialites Hen

Oct 23, 2014
Bad country - a novel by McKenzie, C. B.

Bad country - a novel

"The newest winner of the Tony Hillerman Prize, a debut mystery set in the Southwest starring a former rodeo cowboy turned private investigator, told in a transfixingly original style. Rodeo Grace Garnet lives alone, save for his old dog, in a remote corner of Arizona known to locals as the Hole. He doesn't get many visitors, but a body found near his home has drawn police attention to his front door. The victim is not one of the many illegal immigrants who risk their lives to cross the border

Oct 23, 2014
Bad moon on the rise - a Casey Jones mystery by Munger, Katy.

Bad moon on the rise - a Casey Jones mystery

When a young basketball star and his mother disappear without a trace, the boy's grandmother begs Raleigh, N.C., private investigator Casey Jones to take the case. When the case becomes personal, Casey has trouble separating her professional and personal judgment, with disastrous results for both her and the boy.

Oct 23, 2014
Bad to the bone - a Casey Jones mystery by Munger, Katy.

Bad to the bone - a Casey Jones mystery

Oct 23, 2014
Better off dead - a Casey Jones mystery by Munger, Katy.

Better off dead - a Casey Jones mystery

Oct 23, 2014
Black karma - a White Ginger novel by Robinson, Thatcher, 1952-

Black karma - a White Ginger novel

"Bai Jiang--San Francisco's best-known souxun ("people finder")--is hired to track down the mysterious Daniel Chen. Police inspector Kelly suspects Chen of being involved in a botched drug heist that resulted in the death of an officer. Bai has her own suspicions. She thinks the police just want to see Chen dead. Her investigation leads Bai into deadly intrigue as she finds herself caught between international intelligence agencies and merchants of war, who deal in death, drugs, and high-jacke

Oct 23, 2014
Black Thursday - a Mrs. Frugalicious shopping mystery by Hull, Linda Joffe.

Black Thursday - a Mrs. Frugalicious shopping mystery

Oct 23, 2014
Blacklist - a V.I. Warshawski novel by Paretsky, Sara.

Blacklist - a V.I. Warshawski novel

Chicago detective V.I. Warshawski investigates the murder of an African-American reporter and walks into a web of sex, politics, corruption, and secrecy spanning fifty years--from the McCarthy era to the Patriot Act--that could ultimately kill her.

Oct 23, 2014
Bless her dead little heart by James, Miranda, author.

Bless her dead little heart

With the Mississippi sun beating down, An'gel and Dickce are taking a break to cool off and pet sit their friend Charlie Harris's cat, Diesel, when their former sorority sister, Rosabelle Sultan, shows up at their door unexpectedly, with her ne'er-do-well adult children not far behind. Rosabelle's selfish offspring are desperate to discover what's in her will, and it soon becomes clear that one of them would kill to get their hands on the inheritance. Suddenly caught up in a deadly tangle of dup

Oct 23, 2014
Blood for blood by Rizzolo, S. K.

Blood for blood

When a footman turns up dead, Penelope Wolfe and John Chase become entangled in a web of family secrets that stretches far beyond luxurious St. James's Square.

Oct 23, 2014
Blood will out - a Moretti and Falla mystery by Downie, Jill, author.

Blood will out - a Moretti and Falla mystery

While investigating the apparent suicide of a hermit, Detective Inspector Ed Moretti and his partner, Liz Falla, of the Guernsey Police have to deal with what seems to be an outbreak of vampirism. Can the threat be real? Or is it something possibly provoked by Hugo Shawcross, who is writing a play about vampires for a local theatre group, and who narrowly escapes becoming the first victim? As the investigation unfolds, links begin to emerge between the hermit's death, the play in progress, and t

Oct 23, 2014
Bloody politics by Sefton, Maggie.

Bloody politics

Oct 23, 2014
Bones never lie - a novel by Reichs, Kathy.

Bones never lie - a novel

"Unexpectedly called in to the Charlotte PD's Cold Case Unit, Dr. Temperance Brennan wonders why she's been asked to meet with a homicide cop who's a long way from his own jurisdiction. The shocking answer: Two child murders, separated by thousands of miles, have one thing in common--the killer. Years ago, Anique Pomerleau kidnapped and murdered a string of girls in Canada, then narrowly eluded capture. It was a devastating defeat for her pursuers, Brennan and police detective Andrew Ryan. Now,

Oct 19, 2014
Bright Hopes by Mahon, Annette, author.

Bright Hopes

A series of loud explosions, thought to be fireworks, turns serious during a hot Scottsdale summer when two community members are hurt, prompting Edie to consider that a terrorist attack may be underway.

Oct 23, 2014
By Cook or by Crook by Corrigan, Maya

By Cook or by Crook

Oct 23, 2014
Carom shot by Partridge, J. J.

Carom shot

Oct 20, 2014
Carom shot by Partridge, J. J. (John J.)

Carom shot

Oct 23, 2014
Cattle Kate by Bommersbach, Jana

Cattle Kate

Oct 23, 2014
Catwalk by Boneham, Sheila Webster, 1952-

Catwalk

Oct 23, 2014
Caught Dead by Lanh, Andrew

Caught Dead

Oct 23, 2014
Cause of death by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels.

Cause of death

Medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta, anticipating a quiet New Year's Eve, is called to investigate the death of a reporter found in the waters of a Navy shipyard who was following an explosive story that leads Scarpetta and the FBI into the hands of a cult fanatic.

Oct 23, 2014
Celebrity in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Celebrity in death

New York City homicide detective Eve Dallas investigates the death of a young actress with the assistance of her husband, Roarke, and Detective Peabody.

Oct 23, 2014
Chaucer and the Vintry Ward death by Gooden, Philip, author.

Chaucer and the Vintry Ward death

Before Geoffrey Chaucer became a poet and diplomat, he was a junior member of one of the royal households. In 1359 he is about to embark for France and the wars. But first he returns to see his mother and father in London's Vintry Ward, though not before stopping off at a brothel and a travern in Southwark. At home, Geoffrey finds his father dangerously ill and the sinister Nicholas Lombard in charge of the family wine-importing business. When Lombard is killed in apparently impossible circumsta

Oct 23, 2014
Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses by McHugh, Mary

Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses

Oct 23, 2014
Christmas is murder - a Rex Graves mystery by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.)

Christmas is murder - a Rex Graves mystery

Christmas is murder-- when you're stranded in East Sussex with a killer. When guests at a secluded Victorian hotel start dying, all hopes for a jolly holiday are dashed.

Oct 23, 2014
Crossing the line - a Paris homicide mystery by Molay, Frédérique, 1968- author.

Crossing the line - a Paris homicide mystery

It's Christmas in Paris. Chief of Police Nico Sirsky returns to work after recovering from a gunshot wound. He's in love and rearing to go. His first day back has him overseeing a jewel heist sting and taking on an odd investigation. Dental students discovered a message in the tooth of a severed head. Is it a sick joke? Sirsky and his team of crack homicide detectives follow the clues from an apparent suicide, to an apparent accident, to an all-out murder as an intricate machination starts break

Oct 23, 2014
Daggers and men's smiles - a Moretti and Falla mystery by Downie, Jill.

Daggers and men's smiles - a Moretti and Falla mystery

Vicious attacks are happening at the Vannonis mannor on Guernsey island. The Marchesa Vannonis recently returned to Guernsey, and nobody knows why, and the design carved on the dagger found is the same as the one on the Vannonis family crest. At first, it was only vandalism, but when a murdered body was found, detective inspector Ed Moretti and his partner Liz Falla were called to solve the mystery.

Oct 23, 2014
Darkest fear - a Myron Bolitar novel by Coben, Harlan, 1962- author.

Darkest fear - a Myron Bolitar novel

A friend's son is gravely ill and the potential bone-marrow donor who could save his life has disappeared, so detective Myron Bolitar has no choice but to investigate, even though his sports agency desperately needs his attention.

Oct 23, 2014
Dead broke in Jarrett Creek - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry.

Dead broke in Jarrett Creek - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"Jarrett Creek is bankrupt. Gary Dellmore, heir apparent to the main bank, is dead, apparently murdered. Samuel Craddock thought he was retired but now he's been asked to return as police chief. Dellmore supposedly had a roving eye, although his wife says he was never serious about dallying. Still, Craddock wonders: Did the husbands and fathers of women he flirted with think he was harmless? What about his current lover, who insists that Dellmore was going to leave his wife for her? Craddock dis

Oct 23, 2014
Dead for a spell by Buckland, Raymond.

Dead for a spell

"March 1881. The Lyceum is abuzz with the news that American actor Edwin Booth is going to be sharing the stage with their own Shakespearean star, Henry Irving. But stage manager Harry Rivers has other matters preoccupying him. One of the regular actresses has disappeared, and after a disturbing tarot card reading, Harry's boss, Bram Stoker, is convinced that something wicked is coming their way. When the poor girl's body is found, Stoker's suspicions prove to be founded--the murder scene is rid

Oct 23, 2014
Deal Breaker by Coben, Harlan

Deal Breaker

Oct 23, 2014
Death at the Black Bull by Hayes, Frank, 1940-

Death at the Black Bull

"Buddy Hinton is just a good ole boy. So when he disappears after a night drinking at the Black Bull, his friends just figure he went down to Mexico to find himself a girlfriend and will eventually come back. But this case quickly becomes a homicide after the sheriff discovers the missing man floating in one of his stock tanks. For a man who wasn't known to have enemies, Buddy clearly upset someone. Figuring out who that was will require Virgil and his deputy, Jimmy, to retrace Buddy's last step

Oct 23, 2014
Death in the Dolomites - a Rick Montoya Italian mystery by Wagner, David P., author.

Death in the Dolomites - a Rick Montoya Italian mystery

Oct 23, 2014
Death of a blue blood by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Death of a blue blood

"Jessica Fletcher and her friend Scotland Yard detective inspector George Sutherland are invited to attend a New Year's Eve Ball at Castorbrook Castle, thanks to her British publisher. Shortly after arriving in the idyllic English countryside, Jessica discovers the body of a lady's maid in the garden. While their host, Lord Norrance, his snobbish third wife, other members of the household, and party guests squabble over the tragic death in tight-lipped, perfectly mannered, thoroughly British sty

Oct 23, 2014
Death of a Christmas caterer by Hollis, Lee, author.

Death of a Christmas caterer

"Office Christmas parties can sometimes mean career suicide--but they rarely lead to murder. Hayley thought Garth Rawlings would be the perfect caterer for this year's bash, but when the gourmet sees her budget, he goes galloping. Unfortunately his run is short-lived. Garth is found dead on the floor of his kitchen, with his delectable creations burning in the oven. Faced with a spread of suspects, Hayley is determined to discover who would want to take out the Christmas caterer, because--no mat

Oct 23, 2014
Dick Francis's Damage - [a novel of suspense] by Francis, Felix.

Dick Francis's Damage - [a novel of suspense]

"Undercover investigator Jeff Hinkley is assigned by the British Horseracing Authority to look into the activities of a suspicious racehorse trainer, but as he's tailing his quarry through the Cheltenham Racing Festival, the last thing he expects to witness is a gruesome murder. Could it have something to do with the reason the trainer was banned in the first place--the administration of illegal drugs to his horses? Then many more horses test positive for prohibited stimulants, and someone start

Oct 23, 2014
Die I Will Not - A Regency Mystery by Rizzolo, Suzanne

Die I Will Not - A Regency Mystery

Oct 23, 2014
Divided in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Divided in death

When one of his trusted employees, with whom he had been working on a secret government project, becomes the prime suspect in a double homicide, Irish billionaire Roarke enlists the assistance of Lieutenant Eve Dallas to uncover the truth.

Oct 20, 2014
Double fault by Cutler, Judith, author.

Double fault

Chief Superintendent Fran Harman and her fiance´ are drawn into a desperate search for a missing child on the same day that several skeletons are found in a building site.

Oct 23, 2014
Drop shot by Coben, Harlan, 1962- author.

Drop shot

Investigating the killing of a burned-out tennis star, sports agent Myron Bolitar uncovers a connection between the victim and a rising star from the wrong side of the tracks, while a corrupt senator and organized crime watch his every move.

Oct 23, 2014
Dyeing wishes by MacRae, Molly.

Dyeing wishes

On an outing to Cloud Hollow Farm to learn the art of dyeing yarn, Kath and her friends discover two bodies. Soon Kath and Geneva, the ghost who loves to play her assistant sleuth, are working on their own investigation.

Oct 23, 2014
Dying for chocolate by Davidson, Diane Mott.

Dying for chocolate

Fleeing an abusive ex, caterer Goldy Bear moves herself, her son, and her business to the Aspen Meadow Country Club area, where she becomes enmeshed in a murder mystery involving a handsome local shrink

Oct 20, 2014
Fade away - a Myron Bolitar novel by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Fade away - a Myron Bolitar novel

Myron Bolitar, after having his goal to play for the NBA stopped by an injury, becomes involved in the underbelly of the 90s sports world when he searches for a missing basketball star.

Oct 23, 2014
Fade away by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Fade away

Oct 20, 2014
Fear and loathing by Norman, Hilary, author.

Fear and loathing

"One warm Sunday evening in Miami Beach, a leisurely waterfront barbecue is transformed into a brutal massacre. When the cops arrive, they find four hogtied bodies in a carbon monoxide-filled BMW--and a note on the windshield addressed to Detective Sam Becket, its message personal and menacing. After another similar slaughter, Sam leads a task force dedicated to tracking down the killers. But meantime, in France, someone is stalking his daughter, Cathy, and before long Sam is forced into a decis

Oct 23, 2014
Free fire by Box, C. J.

Free fire

Having recently lost his job as a Wyoming game warden, Joe Pickett is recruited by the devious governor Rulon to oversee a murder investigation involving a confessed killer and overlapping jurisdictions that enabled the man's release.

Oct 20, 2014
French pastry murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author.

French pastry murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

"Tinker's Cove is abuzz with excitement when Norah, the queen of daytime TV, comes to town and selects Lucy and her pals to be featured in her "Women Who Make a Difference" episode. In recognition for their charitable work, the ladies and their husbands are awarded a dream vacation in Paris, complete with classes at Le Cooking School with renowned pastry chef Larry Bruneau. But their bon voyage is cut short when Lucy discovers the chef in a pool of blood on the second day of class. . . Lucy alwa

Oct 23, 2014
Ghost wanted by Hart, Carolyn G.

Ghost wanted

"Bailey Ruth's supervisor, Wiggins, is worried about a dear old friend. The ghost of elegant Lorraine Marlow haunts Adelaide's college library. Known as the Lady of the Roses, she plays matchmaker, using the fragrant flowers to pair up students. But someone's making mischief after hours, leaving roses strewn about the library, destroying a gargoyle, and stealing a valuable book. Concerned with Lorraine's reputation among the living, Wiggins dispatches the irrepressible redhead Bailey Ruth to inv

Oct 23, 2014
Gossamer ghost by Childs, Laura.

Gossamer ghost

"An evening's work deciding on the class schedule for her scrapbooking shop has put Carmela in the mood to kick up her heels. But after some strange noises draw her into Oddities , the neighboring antiques shop, Carmela's night is abruptly put on hold when a bloody body falls out of a curio cabinet --and into her arms. While shop owner Marcus Joubert was known for being an eccentric with a penchant for eclectic merchandise, Carmela never thought he was the kind of man who could inspire the passi

Oct 23, 2014
Hard time - a V.I. Warshawski novel by Paretsky, Sara.

Hard time - a V.I. Warshawski novel

V.I. Warshawski takes on the entertainment industry when a fateful Good Samaritan act on behalf of a woman lying injured in the street plunges the plucky PI into a case involving dastardly deeds committed by the world's largest provider of security and prison services.

Oct 20, 2014
Honestly dearest, you're dead by Fredrickson, Jack.

Honestly dearest, you're dead

Delighted when an attorney offers him four hundred dollars to execute the will of a dead client, a broke Dek Elstrom finds his seemingly simple case complicated by a race against time with a killer.

Oct 23, 2014
Iced / A Regan Reilly Mystery by Clark, Carol Higgins.

Iced / A Regan Reilly Mystery

Her hopes for a productive Aspen vacation thwarted by a series of thefts of priceless paintings, private investigator Regan Reilly also searches for her missing friend Eben Bean whom everyone believes committed the crimes

Oct 20, 2014
In the Rosary Garden by White, Nicola

In the Rosary Garden

Oct 20, 2014
In the rosary garden by White, Nicola.

In the rosary garden

Oct 23, 2014
Indelible by Helton, Peter

Indelible

Oct 23, 2014
Introducing Agatha Raisin by Beaton, M. C.

Introducing Agatha Raisin

Presents the first two books in M.C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin series, "The Quiche of Death", in which Agatha leaves her successful London firm to settle in the quiet village of Carsely, where she investigates the death of a local baking contest judge; and "The Vicious Vet", where Agatha convinces her neighbor to help her find the person responsible for killing the local vet.

Oct 19, 2014
Kiss - a novel of the 87th Precinct by McBain, Ed, 1926-2005.

Kiss - a novel of the 87th Precinct

A successful businessman hires an out-of-town bodyguard to protect his wife. Several near-fatal accidents send her into the arms of police detective Steve Caralla and his partner Meyer.

Oct 23, 2014
Kiss by McBain, Ed

Kiss

Oct 20, 2014
Kisscut by Slaughter, Karin

Kisscut

Oct 20, 2014
Knot guilty / A Crochet Mystery by Hechtman, Betty, 1947-

Knot guilty / A Crochet Mystery

Oct 23, 2014
Knot in My Backyard by Marks, Mary

Knot in My Backyard

Oct 23, 2014
Land of Careful Shadows by Chazin, Suzanne

Land of Careful Shadows

Oct 19, 2014
Last of the independents by Wiebe, Sam, author.

Last of the independents

Oct 23, 2014
Lethal Letters by Adams, Ellery

Lethal Letters

Oct 23, 2014
Lion in the valley by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-

Lion in the valley

Oct 20, 2014
Literally murder by Brandon, Ali

Literally murder

When a viral video gets them invited to the championship cat show in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Darla and her black cat, Hamlet, must keep a killer on a tight leash while trying to win Best in Show.

Oct 23, 2014
Live wire by Coben, Harlan

Live wire

Oct 23, 2014
Locked rooms - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by King, Laurie R.

Locked rooms - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

Oct 20, 2014
Long lost by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Long lost

Contacted by a woman with whom he had an affair years earlier, Myron Bolitar learns how she has been wrongfully accused of murdering her ex-husband, a situation that is further complicated by a long-hidden family secret.

Oct 23, 2014
Lost under a ladder - a superstition mystery by Johnston, Linda O.

Lost under a ladder - a superstition mystery

"Rory Chasen's fiance´ died and she had a hard time coming to terms with his unfortunate death. Was he hit by the car because he walked under a ladder moments before? Rory's best friend introduces her to a town called Destiny where superstitions are a way of life. Rory visits to find answers, receives a job offer at the Lucky Dog Boutique and later is caught up in the murder of a business owner. A boutique's owner is the prime suspect but Rory can't believe sweet Martha would do it, she's convin

Oct 23, 2014
Malice by Higashino, Keigo, 1958-

Malice

Acclaimed bestselling novelist Kunihiko Hidaka is found brutally murdered in his home on the night before he's planning to leave Japan and relocate to Vancouver. His body is found in his office, a locked room, within his locked house, by his wife and his best friend, both of whom have rock solid alibis. Or so it seems. At the crime scene, Police Detective Kyochiro Kaga recognizes Hidaka's best friend, Osamu Nonoguchi. Years ago when they were both teachers, they were colleagues at the same publ

Oct 23, 2014
Miracle cure by Coben, Harlan

Miracle cure

Oct 23, 2014
Money to burn - a Casey Jones mystery by Munger, Katy.

Money to burn - a Casey Jones mystery

When one of her favorite clients turns up dead, tough female private detective Casey Jones vows to find the killer, following a dangerous trail that leads her into the exclusive haunts of North Carolina's social elite as she confronts enemies who will do anything to stop her.

Oct 23, 2014
Murder at Marble House - a gilded Newport mystery by Maxwell, Alyssa, author.

Murder at Marble House - a gilded Newport mystery

With the dawn of the twentieth century on the horizon, the fortunes of the venerable Vanderbilt family still shine brightly in the glittering high society of Newport, Rhode Island. But when a potential scandal strikes, the Vanderbilts turn to cousin and society page reporter Emma Cross to solve a murder of a fortune teller and the disappearance of Consuelo Vanderbilt.

Oct 23, 2014
Murder at the Margin by Jevons, Marshall/ Stein, Herbert (FRW)

Murder at the Margin

Oct 23, 2014
Murder in the past tense by Kennedy, E. E.

Murder in the past tense

Oct 23, 2014
Murder off the beaten path by Rowland, M. L. (Novelist), author.

Murder off the beaten path

"As a member of a mountain search and rescue team, Gracie Kinkaid routinely volunteers to put her life on the line. But it's at her new day job at a residential camp in the mountains of southern California where she finds her life is really in danger...As a volunteer for Timber Creek Search and Rescue, Gracie responds to a call out for a car that's gone over the side of a treacherous mountain road. The crash, which Gracie quickly suspects is no accident, proves to be one in an escalating and dea

Oct 23, 2014
Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963- author.

Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery

"The fourth book in the series finds Verlaque and Bonnet on vacation on a remote island in the glittering Mediterranean Like Donna Leon and Andrea Camilleri, M. L. Longworth's books enchant mystery lovers with a taste for good food and gorgeous landscapes. In Murder on the I^le Sordou, Judge Antoine Verlaque and his girlfriend, law professor Marine Bonnet, are hoping to enjoy a relaxing holiday at the Locanda Sordou, an opulent hotel that is reopening after decades, but someone has other plans.

Oct 23, 2014
No Mallets Intended by Hamilton, Victoria

No Mallets Intended

Oct 23, 2014
Off kilter - [a Scottish Highlands mystery] by Reed, Hannah, 1953-

Off kilter - [a Scottish Highlands mystery]

"After the recent death of her mother and the dissolution of her marriage, thirty-something Eden Elliott is seriously in need of a fresh start. At the urging of her best friend, bestselling author Ami Pederson, Eden decides to embark on an open-ended trip to the picturesque village of Glenkillen in the Scottish Highlands, to do some hands-on research for a book of her own. But almost as soon as Eden arrives in the quaint town, she gets caught up in a very real drama... The town's sheep shearer i

Oct 23, 2014
On Borrowed Time by Mckinlay, Jenn

On Borrowed Time

Oct 23, 2014
One potion in the grave by Blake, Heather, author.

One potion in the grave

"Carly Bell Hartwell's love potions are always in demand in Hitching Post, Alabama, the wedding capital of the South... When Katie Sue Perrywinkle walks into the Little Shop of Potions, Carly is surprised and delighted to see her old childhood friend. Katie Sue fled her hometown and a troubled family over a decade ago. But she's not back for a social visit. She's come to settle a score with Senator Warren Calhoun, who is in town for his son's high-profile wedding. But before Katie Sue has a chan

Oct 23, 2014
Over my dead body by Stout, Rex, 1886-1975.

Over my dead body

Nero Wolfe refuses to accept a case concerning a girl accused of stealing diamonds, until he learns she claims to be his daughter.

Oct 23, 2014
Over My Dead Body by Stout, Rex/ Jakes, John (INT)

Over My Dead Body

Oct 20, 2014
Phantom limb by Palumbo, Dennis, 1951- author.

Phantom limb

Psychologist and Pittsburgh Police Department consultant Daniel Rinaldi has a new patient. Lisa Harland, a local girl, once made a splash in Playboy and the dubious side of Hollywood before bottoming out. Back home, down and out again, she married one of the city's richest and most ruthless tycoons. Lisa's challenge to Danny is that she intends to commit suicide by 7:00 PM. His therapist skills may buy some time--but, exiting, she's kidnapped right outside his office.Summoned to the Harland esta

Oct 23, 2014
Picked to die by Connolly, Sheila

Picked to die

It's harvest time in Granford, Massachusetts, and orchard owner Meg Corey and her fiance, Seth, are both racing to beat the New England winter. Meg is bringing in her apple crop with a team of workers, while Seth is working to restore an old building in the center of town. But when his project is set back due to the unexpected discovery of a skeleton under the building--and even worse, a young man related to one of Meg's former apple pickers is found dead behind the local feed store--the couple'

Oct 23, 2014
Plagued by Quilt by Macrae, Molly

Plagued by Quilt

Oct 23, 2014
Playing for the ashes by George, Elizabeth, 1949-

Playing for the ashes

Oct 23, 2014
Predator by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels

Predator

Oct 23, 2014
Proof positive - a Joe Gunther novel by Mayor, Archer, author.

Proof positive - a Joe Gunther novel

Investigating the death of a Vietnam veteran whose PTSD culminated in a hoarding disorder, Joe Gunther learns that the victim's collection of combat photos contains information that a sinister adversary desperately wanted to keep hidden.

Oct 23, 2014
Riders on the storm by Gorman, Edward.

Riders on the storm

When we last saw Sam McCain he had been drafted to fight the war in Vietnam. But Sam's military career ended in boot camp when he was accidentally shot in the head and forced to spend three months in a military hospital to recover. Sam returns to his hometown of Black River Falls, where he works as a lawyer (and part-time investigator) for the court of the snobbish but amusing Judge Esme Ann Whitney. Two of Sam's oldest friends are caught up in this same battle. Veteran Steve Donovan brutall

Oct 23, 2014
Rose Gold - an Easy Rawlins mystery by Mosley, Walter, author.

Rose Gold - an Easy Rawlins mystery

When a boxer-turned-revolutionary kidnaps the daughter of a weapons manufacturer and threatens to publicly execute her in exchange for a lucrative ransom, Easy Rawlins is tapped by the LAPD to make a difficult border crossing to navigate an ensuing standoff.

Oct 19, 2014
Rose in the wheel by Rizzolo, S. K.

Rose in the wheel

Oct 23, 2014
Scandal in the Secret City by Fanning, Diane

Scandal in the Secret City

Oct 20, 2014
Scandal in the secret city by Fanning, Diane, author.

Scandal in the secret city

Oct 23, 2014
Scratched by Partridge, J. J.

Scratched

Oct 23, 2014
Sherlock Holmes - gods of war by Lovegrove, James.

Sherlock Holmes - gods of war

"1913. The clouds of war are gathering. The world's great empires vie for supremacy. Europe is in turmoil, a powder keg awaiting a spark. A body is discovered on the shore below Beachy Head, just a mile from Sherlock Holmes's retirement cottage. The local police are satisfied that it's a suicide. The victim, a young man, recently suffered a disappointment in love, and Beachy Head is notorious as a place where the desperate and depressed leap to their deaths. Holmes, however, suspects murder. As

Oct 19, 2014
Silent murders by Miley, Mary.

Silent murders

"[Vaudeville actress turned Hollywood insider] Jessie's thrilled when Bruno Heilmann, a movie studio bigwig, invites her to a party. Shes even more delighted to run into a face from her past at that party. But the following day, Jessie learns that sometime in the wee hours of the morning both her old friend and Bruno Heilmann were brutally murdered. She's devastated, but with her skill as an actress, access to the wardrobes and resources of a film studio, and a face not yet famous enough to be r

Oct 23, 2014
Sister Eve, private eye by Hinton, J. Lynne.

Sister Eve, private eye

"Sister Eve always says God moves in mysterious ways. And Eve adores a good mystery, especially a murder. A member of the Benedictine Order in Pecos, New Mexico, Sister Evangeline has been feeling disconnected and a bit uncertain about her calling. She'snot thrilled when she must return home to Madrid, New Mexico, to care for her testy, ailing father, but she's also invigorated to take on some new challenges. Retired Police Captain Jackson Divine is in trouble. "The Captain" is a Private Eye spe

Oct 19, 2014
Snow White Red-Handed by Chance, Maia

Snow White Red-Handed

Oct 23, 2014
Soul of the fire by Pattison, Eliot.

Soul of the fire

"When Shan Tao Yun and his old friend Lokesh are abruptly dragged away by Public Security, he is convinced that their secret, often illegal, support of struggling Tibetans has brought their final ruin. But his fear turns to confusion as he discovers he has been chosen to fill a vacancy on a special international commission investigating Tibetan suicides. Soon he finds that his predecessor was murdered, and when a monk sets himself on fire in front of the commissioners he realizes that the Commis

Oct 19, 2014
Stages of grey by Simon, Clea, author.

Stages of grey

Dulcie never considered herself a player. But when her friends drag her to a new local theatre company that is updating Ovid with a disco version of The Metamorphosis, the grad student finds herself in the front row of a murder. This could be the end of the struggling company, which is also plagued by money woes and romantic rivalries. But was jealousy the reason the performer was stabbed? Or are there darker secrets behind the scenes? And what role does Gus, the troupe's feline mascot, play? As

Oct 23, 2014
Stirring the plot by Gerber, Daryl Wood, author.

Stirring the plot

Jenna Hart has packed The Cookbook Nook chock full of everything from ghostly texts to witchy potions in anticipation of the annual fund raiser luncheon. But there's one unexpected addition to the menu: murder. When the Head Priestess of the Winsome Witches is found dead under mysterious circumstances, there's no logical answer and plenty of blame to go around. With her aunt, Vera, unable to call on her ability to foresee the future, Jenna will have to use more than just sleight of hand and a f

Oct 23, 2014
Straight pool - [an Algy Temple mystery] by Partridge, J. J. (John J.)

Straight pool - [an Algy Temple mystery]

"The charred body of a native american in the ashes of Haversham Golf Club, Westerly's swank new country club, is the impetus for a mystery far removed from Carter University's latest skirmish with Providence's mendacious Mayor Sonny Russo. But in Rhode Island, anything can get connected. When persuaded to aid the hapless Club Secretary accused of negligence and self dealing in the aftermath of the fire, Algy Temple finds himself confronting his family's involvement in the harsh reality of Rhode

Oct 23, 2014
Straight pool- an Algy Temple mystery by Partridge, J. J.

Straight pool- an Algy Temple mystery

Oct 20, 2014
Suede to Rest by Vallere, Diane

Suede to Rest

Oct 23, 2014
Tel Aviv noir by

Tel Aviv noir

Oct 23, 2014
Terminated - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962-

Terminated - a Tucker mystery

After his software engineer wife is murdered, Tucker is determined to find the killers and accepts a job as a consultant at his old company, discovering that the suspects are sabotaging the company's critical computer project.

Oct 19, 2014
The Adventure of the Plated Spoon and Other Tales of Sherlock Holmes by Estleman, Loren D. (EDT)

The Adventure of the Plated Spoon and Other Tales of Sherlock Holmes

Oct 23, 2014
The art whisperer - an Alix London mystery by Elkins, Charlotte, author.

The art whisperer - an Alix London mystery

When art conservator Alix London spots a forgery, she knows trouble will follow. So she's understandably apprehensive when her connoisseur's eye spots something off about a multimillion-dollar Jackson Pollock painting at Palm Springs's Brethwaite Museum--her current employer. Alix is already under fire, the object of a vicious online smear campaign. Now the Brethwaite's despicable senior curator, obsessed with the "maximization of monetized eyeballs," angrily refuses to decommission the celebrat

Oct 23, 2014
The art whisperer by Elkins, Charlotte, author.

The art whisperer

Art restorer Alix London discovers that a Pollock painting at her museum may be a forgery, earning her the anger of the senior curator and the attentions of FBI Special Agent Ted Ellesworth, with whom she ruined a budding relationship.

Oct 20, 2014
The Best American mystery stories of the 19th century by

The Best American mystery stories of the 19th century

An unparalleled treasury of crime, mystery, and murder from the genre's founding century With stories by Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, L. Frank Baum, Edith Wharton, Stephen Crane, and Jack London, The Best American Mystery Stories of the Nineteenth Century is an essential anthology of American letters. It's a unique blend of beloved writers who contributed to the genre and forgotten names that pioneered the form, such as Anna Katharine Green, the godmothe

Oct 23, 2014
The counterfeit heiress by Alexander, Tasha, 1969-

The counterfeit heiress

"After an odd encounter at a grand masquerade ball, Lady Emily becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of one of the guests, a sometime actress trying to pass herself off as the mysterious heiress and world traveler Estella Lamar. Each small discovery, however, leads to more questions. Was the intended victim Miss Lamar or the imposter? And who would want either of them dead? As Emily and Colin try to make sense of all this, a larger puzzle begins to emerge: No one has actually seen Estell

Oct 23, 2014
The Fatal Equilibrium by Jevons, Marshall

The Fatal Equilibrium

Oct 23, 2014
The forgotten girl by Bell, David, 1969 November 17-

The forgotten girl

"The past has arrived uninvited at Jason Danvers's door . . . and it's his younger sister, Hayden, a former addict who severed all contact with her family as her life spiraled out of control. Now she's clean and sober but in need of a desperate favor--she asks Jason and his wife to take care of her teenage daughter for forty-eight hours while she handles some business in town. But Hayden never returns. And her disappearance brings up more unresolved problems from Jason's past, including the abru

Oct 23, 2014
The girl next door - a novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-, author.

The girl next door - a novel

"Mystery novel about friendship, love, and aging. Synopsis: In the wanting months of the second World War, a group of children discover an earthen tunnel in their neighborhood. Throughout the summer of 1944--until one father forbids it--the subterranean space becomes their "secret garden," where the friends play games and tell stories. Six decades later, beneath a house on the same land, construction workers uncover a tin box containing two skeletal hands, one male and one female. As the discove

Oct 23, 2014
The haunting ballad by Nethercott, Michael.

The haunting ballad

"The Seance Society introduced mystery lovers to Mr. O'Nelligan and Lee Plunkett, an unlikely pair of sleuths on an equally unlikely case with a supernatural twist. Having taken over his father's PI business, Lee enlists O'Nelligan, a dapper Irishman with a flair for solving mysteries, to help catch a killer. Now, in Michael Nethercott's The Haunting Ballad, this sleuthing "odd couple" are back in another witty, charming, and wonderfully written mystery, this time set in 1957 in the burgeoning m

Oct 23, 2014
The hippopotamus pool by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-2013, author.

The hippopotamus pool

Oct 20, 2014
The legend of Sleepy Harlow by Logan, Kylie, author.

The legend of Sleepy Harlow

"For Halloween, the Literary Ladies have chosen to read Washington Irving's spooky classic, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, with its infamous headless horseman. But South Bass Island has its own headless legend--of a Prohibition bootlegger named Charlie "Sleepy" Harlow. Decapitated by rival rumrunners, Harlow appears once a year in spectral form to search for his noggin. This October, the Elkhart Ghost Getters (EGG) have returned to the island. The group claims that they have film footage of Harlow

Oct 23, 2014
The life we bury by Eskens, Allen, 1963-

The life we bury

"College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Iverson is a dying Vietnam veteran--and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has been medically paroled to a nursing home, after sp

Oct 23, 2014
The lost key by Coulter, Catherine, author.

The lost key

"Freshly minted FBI agent Nicholas Drummond is barely out of his Quantico training when he and his partner, Mike Caine, are called to investigate a stabbing on Wall Street. Their investigation, however, yields more questions than answers. It quickly becomes clear that the victim, John Pearce, was more than the naval historian and antiquities dealer he appeared to be. What Drummond doesn't know is that buying and selling rare books was Pearce's cover, and that he had devoted his life to discoveri

Oct 23, 2014
The man with the lead stomach by Parot, Jean-François, author.

The man with the lead stomach

Commissioner Nicolas Le Floch investigates a murder when the body of courtier's son is discovered at the royal performance of Jean-Philippe Rameau's latest work.

Oct 23, 2014
The murder of Harriet Krohn by Fossum, Karin, 1954-

The murder of Harriet Krohn

"Available for the first time in English, the seventh entry in the beloved Inspector Sejer series from Norway's Queen of Crime, Karin Fossum. On a wet, gray night in early November, Charlo Torp, a former gambler who's only recently kicked the habit, makes his way through the slush to Harriet Krohn's apartment, flowers in hand. Certain that paying off his debt is the only path to starting a new life and winning his daughter's forgiveness, Charlo plans to rob the wealthy old woman's antique silver

Oct 19, 2014
The mystery of the invisible hand - a Henry Spearman mystery by Jevons, Marshall, author.

The mystery of the invisible hand - a Henry Spearman mystery

"Henry Spearman, the balding economics professor with a knack for solving crimes, returns in The Mystery of the Invisible Hand--a clever whodunit of campus intrigue, stolen art, and murder. Having just won the Nobel Prize, Spearman accepts an invitation to lecture at Monte Vista University. He arrives in the wake of a puzzling art heist with plans to teach a course on art and economics--only to be faced with the alleged suicide of womanizing artist-in-residence Tristan Wheeler. When it becomes c

Oct 19, 2014
The narrows - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956-

The narrows - a novel

When an infamous serial killer known as the Poet reemerges, FBI agent Rachel Walling, long haunted by her unsuccessful efforts to bring him to justice, receives assistance from LAPD detective Harry Bosch.

Oct 20, 2014
The Neruda case by Ampuero, Roberto, 1953-

The Neruda case

Oct 23, 2014
The Neruda case by Ampuero, Roberto, 1953-

The Neruda case

Meeting a dying Pablo Neruda at a party in 1970s Chile, Cayetano Brule´ is recruited to help Neruda solve a last great mystery in the poet's life, prompting a whirlwind expedition across the world before Brule´ encounters Neruda's hidden agenda.

Oct 20, 2014
The nightingale before Christmas - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna.

The nightingale before Christmas - a Meg Langslow mystery

"As the holidays draw near in Caerphilly, Mother volunteers to take part in a big Christmas-themed decorator show house--each room of a temporarily untenanted house is decorated to the hilt by a different decorator for the public to tour. Of course, Mother insists that Meg pitch in with the organization, and she finds herself surrounded by flamboyant personalities with massive egos clashing and feeling their professional reputations are at stake. Then the rooms start to be sabotaged, and an unfo

Oct 23, 2014
The Old Deep and Dark by Hart, Ellen, author.

The Old Deep and Dark

"Renowned theater director Cordelia Thorn is working to restore a historic theater in downtown Minneapolis that she and her actress sister, Octavia, recently bought. Cordelia has a vision for the playhouse's future, but the more she learns about the building, the more fascinated she becomes by its past. Nicknamed "The Old Deep and Dark" because of the Prohibition-era double murder that occurred in the basement--then a speakeasy--there are a wealth of secrets hidden inside its walls. And, to her

Oct 23, 2014
The Phantom of Rue Royale by Curtis, Howard (TRN)/ Parot, Jean-francois

The Phantom of Rue Royale

Oct 23, 2014
The potted gardener - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C.

The potted gardener - an Agatha Raisin mystery

Beautiful newcomer Mary Fortune makes Agatha see green and wish for a chance to show off her investigating abilities--a chance she gets when a series of assaults on the town's finest gardens is followed by murder.

Oct 23, 2014
The question of the missing head - an Asperger's mystery by Copperman, E. J., 1957-

The question of the missing head - an Asperger's mystery

Oct 23, 2014
The scent of death by Taylor, Andrew, 1951 October 14- author.

The scent of death

Manhattan, 1778. A city of profiteers, loyalists and double agents. New York is home to a tide of refugees seeking justice from the British crown. Edward Savill is sent from London to investigate the claims of dispossessed loyalists. No sooner does he land than he becomes embroiled in a murder.

Oct 23, 2014
The Seventh Link by Mayhew, Margaret

The Seventh Link

Oct 23, 2014
The silent speaker by Stout, Rex, 1886-1975.

The silent speaker

When a powerful government official scheduled to speak to a group of millionaires turns up dead, the business world clamors for a solution, and Nero Wolfe takes the case.

Oct 23, 2014
The Silent Speaker by Stout, Rex/ Mosley, Walter (ILT)

The Silent Speaker

Oct 20, 2014
Thoreau at Devil's Perch by Oak, B. B.

Thoreau at Devil's Perch

"Henry David Thoreau leaves the seclusion of Walden Pond to help investigate a series of murders in the first in B. B. Oak's fascinating new historical mystery series, set against the bucolic backdrop of 19th century New England."--Cover p.[4]

Oct 23, 2014
Thoreau on Wolf Hill by Oak, B. B.

Thoreau on Wolf Hill

Oct 23, 2014
To dwell in darkness - a novel by Crombie, Deborah.

To dwell in darkness - a novel

"In the tradition of Elizabeth George, Louise Penny, and P. D. James, New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie delivers a powerful tale of intrigue, betrayal, and lies that will plunge married London detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James into the unspeakable darkness that lies at the heart of murder. Recently transferred to the London borough of Camden from Scotland Yard headquarters, Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his new murder investigation team are called to a deadly bombing

Oct 23, 2014
Tradition of deceit - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959-

Tradition of deceit - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Oct 23, 2014
Trophy Hunt by Box, C. J.

Trophy Hunt

Oct 23, 2014
Wait for signs - twelve Longmire stories by Johnson, Craig, 1961-

Wait for signs - twelve Longmire stories

"Twelve Longmire short stories available for the first time in a single volume-featuring an introduction by Lou Diamond Phillips of A&E's Longmire. Ten years ago, Craig Johnson wrote his first short story, the Hillerman Award-winning "Old Indian Trick." This was one of the earliest appearances of the sheriff who would go on to star in Johnson's bestselling, award-winning novels and the A&E hit series Longmire. Each Christmas Eve thereafter, fans rejoiced when Johnson sent out a new short story f

Oct 23, 2014
Want You Dead by James, Peter

Want You Dead

Oct 19, 2014
Weave of absence by Martin, Carol Ann (Mystery story writer), author.

Weave of absence

It's a joyous time at Dream Weaver-Della Wright's studio in small-town Briar Hollow, North Carolina- as Mrnie Potter, part-time employee and full-time friend, is preparing for her upcoming marriage. Della has enlisted a tight-knit group of close friends to handweave a beautiful collection of fine household linens as a wedding gift for the happy couple. But when Della notices Marnie's suave fiance engaged in a heated argument with one of her students at the engagement party, she starts to worry t

Oct 23, 2014
White Ginger by Robinson, Thatcher, 1952-

White Ginger

Oct 23, 2014
Wink of an eye - a mystery by Chandler-Willis, Lynn, 1960-

Wink of an eye - a mystery

"On the run from a double-cross, Las Vegas private investigator Gypsy Moran shows up unexpectedly at his sister Rhonda's house in Wink, Texas. She introduces Gypsy to one of her former students, 12-year-old Tatum McCallen, who is in need of Gypsy's services. Tatum wants to hire Gypsy to investigate his father Ryce's alleged suicide. His dad was a deputy with the Sheriff's department and was found hanged in their backyard. Tatum believes his father was murdered after he went inquiring after the d

Oct 19, 2014
Wouldn't it be deadly - an Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins mystery by Ireland, D. E.

Wouldn't it be deadly - an Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins mystery

"Following her successful appearance at an Embassy Ball--where Eliza Doolittle won Professor Henry Higgins' bet that he could pass off a Cockney flower girl as a duchess--Eliza becomes an assistant to his chief rival Emil Nepommuck. After Nepommuck publicly takes credit for transforming Eliza into a lady, an enraged Higgins submits proof to a London newspaper that Nepommuck is a fraud. When Nepommuck is found with a dagger in his back, Henry Higgins becomes Scotland Yard's prime suspect. However

Oct 23, 2014
Yet another death in Venice - a Simon Bognor mystery by Heald, Tim, author.

Yet another death in Venice - a Simon Bognor mystery

Along the canals of Venice, Bognor investigates a mogul's medieval murder Flush with cash from the success of his latest insipid blockbuster, aspiring film mogul Irving Silverburger takes to Venice to soak himself in luxury. Instead, he is quickly soaked in blood. Cruising down the canal in a vaporetto, Silverburger is shot with a crossbow, killed by a Harlequin who disappears into the masquerade of Carnival. Unmasking the disguised assassin falls to Simon Bognor, a British Board of Trade detect

Oct 23, 2014