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A black sail - a Coleridge Taylor mystery by Zahradnik, Rich, author. A black sail - a Coleridge Taylor mystery

On the eve of the US Bicentennial, newsman Coleridge Taylor is covering Operation Sail. New York Harbor is teeming with tall ships from all over the world. While enjoying the spectacle, Taylor is still a police reporter. He wants to cover real stories, and gritty New York City still has plenty of those in July of 1976. One surfaces right in front of him when a housewife is fished out of the harbor wearing bricks of heroin, inferior stuff users have been rejecting for China White. Convinced he's

Dec 7, 2016
A corpse in a gilded cage by Barnard, Robert. author A corpse in a gilded cage

An average working-class couple from Clapham, wake up one morning to find themselves the 12th Earl and Countess of Ellesmere. They want to return to their old life, but what would their children say. Then a dead body is discovered on their estate.

Dec 7, 2016
A death at the yoga café by Kelly, Michelle (Romantic fiction writer), author. A death at the yoga café

"Keeley Carpenter has found her center. After returning to Befrey, the traditional English village she called home ten years ago, she's opened her dream yoga cafe which doubles as both a yoga studio and a delicious vegetarian cafe. Even better, Keeley isdating handsome Detective Ben Taylor, and things are beginning to look serious. Too bad things never seem to run smoothly for long. Eager to get involved with the local community, Keeley sets up a booth at the annual Belfrey Arts Festival, along

Dec 8, 2016
A decline in prophets - a Rowland Sinclair mystery by Gentill, Sulari, author. A decline in prophets - a Rowland Sinclair mystery

In 1932, the RMS Aquitania embodies all that is gracious and refined, in a world gripped by crisis and doubt. Returning home on the luxury liner after months abroad, Rowland Sinclair and his companions dine with a suffragette, a Bishop and a retired World Prophet. The Church encounters less orthodox religion in the Aquitania's chandeliered ballroom, where men of God rub shoulders with mystics in dinner suits. The elegant atmosphere on board is charged with tension, but civility prevails--until p

Dec 8, 2016
A very pukka murder - a Maharaja mystery by Gaind, Arjun, author. A very pukka murder - a Maharaja mystery

Major William Russell, the English Resident of the princely state of Rajpore, is found dead the morning after the 1909 New Year's Ball. The fabulously wealth Maharaja of Rajpore, a lover of luxury cars and beautiful women, cannot resist a mystery and, over the objections of the local Magistrate and the Superintendent of Police, attempts to solve the crime. As the British authorities dispatch their own investigator from Simla, His Highness deals with the growing hostility of the English Establish

Dec 5, 2016
A voice in the night by Camilleri, Andrea, author. A voice in the night

"Two deaths lead Inspector Montalbano into investigations of corruption and power in the twentieth installment of the New York Times bestselling series. Montalbano investigates a robbery at a supermarket, a standard case that takes a spin when manager Guido Borsellino is later found hanging in his office. Was it a suicide? The inspector and the coroner have their doubts, and further investigation leads to the director of a powerful local company. Meanwhile, a girl is found brutally murdered in G

Dec 7, 2016
A vote for murder by Wishart, David, 1952- A vote for murder

Dec 9, 2016
At what cost - a Detective Penley mystery by L'Etoile, James, author. At what cost - a Detective Penley mystery

Dec 9, 2016
Better off thread - an embroidery mystery by Lee, Amanda, 1967- author. Better off thread - an embroidery mystery

Dec 5, 2016
Beyond the truth by Holt, Anne, 1958- author. Beyond the truth

Investigating the Christmas-season murders of four people in the luxurious home of one of Oslo's wealthiest families, Norwegian Police Chief Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen risks everything to identify a mysterious victim and his reason for being among the others.

Dec 5, 2016
Bodies politic by Wishart, David, 1952- Bodies politic

Dec 9, 2016
Brazen - a Valentino mystery by Estleman, Loren D., author. Brazen - a Valentino mystery

"A killer is reenacting the deaths of Hollywood's blond bombshells, and Valentino must stop him before it's too late in Loren D. Estleman's Brazen. UCLA film archivist and sometime film detective Valentino doesn't take friend and former actress Beata Limerick very seriously when she tells him that she quit acting because of the curse on blond actresses. Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, Thelma Todd, Sharon Tate... they all had more fun, but none of them made it out of the business alive, and acco

Dec 9, 2016
Bury me when I'm dead by Head, Cheryl A., author. Bury me when I'm dead

"Charlene "Charlie" Mack is a PI in Detroit. Born and raised in the city that America forgot, Charlie has built a highly respected private investigations firm through hard work, smart choices, and relentless ambition. Her team of investigators are highly skilled and trustworthy, but she secretly struggles with her sexual orientation and a mother with early-onset Alzheimer's. When Charlie and her crack team head to Birmingham, Alabama following the trail of a missing person, what should be a rout

Dec 9, 2016
Cat got your diamonds - a kitty couture mystery by Chase, Julie (Mystery writer) Cat got your diamonds - a kitty couture mystery

"Grandeur and opulence are everything in the famed New Orleans Garden district, where pets are family and no bling is too big. Opening Furry Godmother, pet boutique and organic treat bakery, is Lacy Marie Crocker's dream come true. After returning home following a nasty breakup with her (now ex) fiance, Pete the Cheat, it's exactly the fresh start she needs, despite her old money mother's disapproval. Full of peanut butter pupcakes and bacon-infused pawlines, and displaying sparkly Shih Tzu tutu

Dec 7, 2016
Chaos - a Scarpetta novel by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels, author. Chaos - a Scarpetta novel

"#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell returns with the remarkable twenty-fourth thriller in her popular high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. In the quiet of twilight, on an early autumn day, twenty-six-year-old Elisa Vandersteel is killed while riding her bicycle along the Charles River. It appears she was struck by lightning--except the weather is perfectly clear with not a cloud in sight. Dr. Kay Scarpetta, the Cambridge Forensic Center's director a

Dec 9, 2016
Courting death - a novel by Heald, Paul J., 1959- author. Courting death - a novel

"Courting Death finds Melanie Wilkerson (from Cotton, book two of the Clarkeston Chronicles) and Arthur Hughes working uncomfortably together in the chambers of a famous federal judge. While Melanie neglects her duties as a law clerk to investigate the mysterious death of a young woman in the courthouse five years earlier, Arthur wades through the horrific habeas corpus appeals of two prisoners: an infamous serial killer and a pathetic child murder. Melanie, a Georgia native who returns from law

Dec 7, 2016
Crime novels - American noir of the 1930s and 40s. by Crime novels - American noir of the 1930s and 40s.

Dec 9, 2016
Crime novels - American noir of the 1950s. by Crime novels - American noir of the 1950s.

This adventurous volume, with its companion devoted to the 1930s and 40s, presents a rich vein of modern American writing too often neglected in mainstream literary histories. Evolving out of the terse and violent hardboiled style of the pulp magazines, noir fiction expanded over the decades into a varied and innovative body of writing. Tapping deep roots in the American literary imagination, the novels in this volume explore themes of crime, guilt, deception, obsessive passion, murder, and the

Dec 9, 2016
Dark fissures by Coyle, Matt. Dark fissures

La Jolla Chief of Police Tony Moretti is convinced PI Rick Cahill killed a missing person. No body has been found, but the evidence that is piling up says murder, and it all points to Rick. With the bank about to foreclose on his house, Rick takes the case of country singer Brianne Colton, who is convinced her estranged husband&#x;s suicide was really murder. As each new piece of evidence convinces him she&#x;s right, Rick breaks his number one rule and falls for Brianne-- even as he begins to

Dec 9, 2016
Deadly dog days by Blair, Jamie M., author. Deadly dog days

Dec 9, 2016

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