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Low profile by Oldham, Nick, 1956- author.

Low profile

Responding to a desperate phone call, Henry Christie stumbles across a gangland-style execution in progress - and only just escapes with his own life. One of the murder victims is a successful local jeweler, but the motive for his brutal killing remains unclear. Meanwhile, ex-cop Steve Flynn is unwittingly sucked into a deadly game of kidnap, torture and murder. Then, when a dangerous figure from his past emerges, Flynn finds himself slap-bang in the middle of a blood soaked race between rival f

Feb 27, 2015
Lying in wait - and other true cases by Rule, Ann.

Lying in wait - and other true cases

The author presents another collection of fascinating and disturbing true-crime stories drawn from her real-life personal files.

Feb 27, 2015
Madame Picasso by Girard, Anne.

Madame Picasso

"When Eva Gouel moves to Paris from the countryside, she is full of ambition and dreams of stardom. Though young and inexperienced, she manages to find work as a costumer at the famous Moulin Rouge, and it is here that she first catches the attention of Pablo Picasso, a rising star in the art world. A brilliant but eccentric artist, Picasso sets his sights on Eva, and Eva can't help but be drawn into his web. But what starts as a torrid affair soon evolves into what will become the first great l

Feb 22, 2015
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

Feb 27, 2015
Married by Christmas by Kirst, Karen.

Married by Christmas

"Trouble follows Caleb O'Malley, and that's the last thing Rebecca Thurston needs. But when he appears gravely wounded at her Smoky Mountain cabin, she can't turn him away. Caleb never forgave himself for the accident that ended Rebecca's engagement, and doesn't want to hurt her again. Yet after a week recuperating at her cabin, there's only one way he can protect Rebecca's reputation from scandal. Will they find there's more to their marriage than convenience?"--

Feb 27, 2015
Mason the mankiller by Mayo, Matthew P.

Mason the mankiller

"His Honor Newland Pontiff III, late of Exeter Territorial Prison, now presides over a vast tract of land with the ambitious town of Cayuse Falls at its center, a town he intends to transform into the "Washington of the West." But a demon from his past haunts the horizon, and time is running short. Mason the Mankiller, vigilante hero to the downtrodden, has come out of retirement to settle one last score ? the only one that ever mattered."--

Feb 27, 2015
Memories Are Made of This by Francis, June

Memories Are Made of This

Feb 27, 2015
Mermaids in paradise by Millet, Lydia, 1968-

Mermaids in paradise

On the grounds of a Caribbean island resort, newlyweds Deb and Chip, our opinionated, skeptical narrator and her cheerful jock husband who's friendly to a fault, meet a marine biologist who says she's sighted mermaids in a coral reef. As the resort's "parent company" swoops in to corner the market on mythological creatures, the couple joins forces with other adventurous souls, including an ex Navy SEAL with a love of explosives and a hipster Tokyo VJ, to save said mermaids from the "Venture of M

Feb 27, 2015
Miracle at Augusta by Patterson, James/ De Jonge, Peter

Miracle at Augusta

Feb 22, 2015
Miracle dogs - rescue stories by Stavrinides, Liz.

Miracle dogs - rescue stories

"Five to seven million companion animals enter shelters every year, and more than half are euthanized due to the lack of space. Professional pet photographer Liz Stavrinides spends much of her time on projects related to animal rescue. Miracle Dogs was born out of her desire to collect and share the stories of the dogs she's met over the years, showcasing the incredible bravery and compassion of both canines and rescuers."--

Feb 27, 2015
Miracle in a dry season by Thomas, Sarah Loudin.

Miracle in a dry season

"In small town West Virginia, 1954, one newcomer's special gift with food produces both gratitude and censure. Will Perla Long and her daughter find a home there?"--

Feb 27, 2015
Mothers of the Disappeared by McLean, Russel D.

Mothers of the Disappeared

Feb 27, 2015
Motive by Kellerman, Jonathan.

Motive

"A much loved woman's dead body is found in her apartment, victim of horrendous overkill even as her dining room table is perfectly set for a romantic dinner. Turns out her devoted boyfriend has an alibi and, with few clues leading to a suspect, LAPD's Lieutenant Milo Sturgis calls in psychologist Alex Delaware for help. Then another woman's shot execution style; three bullets in the back of her head leave her husband with a profitable business. He's got an alibi too. As the body count builds, A

Feb 27, 2015
Mountain to mountain - a journey of adventure and activism for the women of Afghanistan by Galpin, Shannon.

Mountain to mountain - a journey of adventure and activism for the women of Afghanistan

Being inspired to act can take many forms. For Shannon Galpin, it meant leaving her career, selling her house, launching a nonprofit and committing her life to advancing education and opportunity for women and girls -- focusing on war-torn Afghanistan. In her lyric and honest memoir, Galpin describes her first forays into fundraising, her deep desire to help women and girls, her love for adventure and sports, and her own inspiration.

Feb 27, 2015
Murder in the hearse degree by Cockey, Tim, 1955-

Murder in the hearse degree

When his former flame, Libby, returns to town with two children but without a nanny or a husband, undertaker-sleuth Hitchcock Sewell begins to suspect foul play when the nanny, Sophie, turns up pregnant and dead in the Severn River.

Feb 27, 2015
Murder in the mystery suite by Adams, Ellery.

Murder in the mystery suite

Tucked away in the rolling hills of rural western Virginia is the storybook resort of Storyton Hall, catering to book lovers who want to get away from it all. To increase her number of bookings, resort manager Jane Steward has decided to host a Murder and Mayhem week so that fans of the mystery genre can gather together for some role-playing and fantasy crime solving. But when the winner of the scavenger hunt, Felix Hampden, is found dead in the Mystery Suite, and the valuable book he won as his

Feb 27, 2015
My Life As a Foreign Country by Turner, Brian

My Life As a Foreign Country

Feb 25, 2015
My life as a foreign country by Turner, Brian, 1967-

My life as a foreign country

"In this ... memoir, award-winning poet Brian Turner retraces his war experience--pre-deployment to combat zone, homecoming to aftermath. Free of self-indulgence or self-glorification, his account combines recollection with the imagination's efforts to make reality comprehensible. Across time, he seeks parallels in the histories of others who have gone to war, especially his taciturn grandfather (World War II), father (Cold War), and uncle (Vietnam). Turner also offers something that is truly ra

Feb 27, 2015
Nantucket five-spot by Axelrod, Steven.

Nantucket five-spot

Henry Kennis, Nantucket island's poetry-writing police chief works a second challenging case. At the height of the summer tourist season, a threat to bomb the annual Boston Pops Concert could destroy the island's economy, along with its cachet as a safe, if mostly summer-time, haven for America's ruling class. The threat of terrorism brings The Department of Homeland Security to the island, along with prospects for a rekindled love affair - Henry's lost love works for the DHS now. The "terrorism

Feb 27, 2015
Neverhome by Hunt, Laird.

Neverhome

"She calls herself Ash, but that's not her real name. She is a farmer's faithful wife, but she has left her husband to don the uniform of a Union soldier in the Civil War. Neverhome tells the harrowing story of Ash Thompson during the battle for the South. Through bloodshed and hysteria and heartbreak, she becomes a hero, a folk legend, a madwoman and a traitor to the American cause. Laird Hunt's dazzling new novel throws a light on the adventurous women who chose to fight instead of stay behin

Feb 22, 2015