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Murder at the Mikado by Deering, Julianna.

Murder at the Mikado

"Set in 1930s England, Drew and his fiance´e, Madeline, answer a plea for help from an old flame of Drew's, discovering murder--and more--behind the scenes of a theater production"--

Jul 21, 2014
Dyeing shame- death at the Beauty Box by Craig, Elizabeth Spann

Dyeing shame- death at the Beauty Box

Jul 22, 2014
Beneath the soil by Sampson, Fay, author.

Beneath the soil

Suzie Fewings and her family are on a family-history trip when they hear a gunshot, and encounter a local farmer and his wife, who seem strangely agitated. Two days later, the wife is dead. Suzie is convinced there's more to this than meets the eye, but the police don't seem interested, and Suzie soon feels like she's being watched.

Jul 23, 2014
Blind trust - a novel by Orchard, Sandra, author.

Blind trust - a novel

Kate Adams had no idea she was carrying counterfeit money, and she can't believe that it came from her sweet neighbor. Determined to prove her neighbor's innocence, Kate stumbles into a pit of intrigue that is far deeper than a two-bit counterfeit operation-- and strikes too close to home for comfort. As family secrets come to light, her world begins to crumble.

Jul 23, 2014
Rest assured by Gregson, J. M., author.

Rest assured

Twin Lakes is a tranquil place. It is a complex of holiday homes in a particularly beautiful part of England. "Rest Assured", says the sign at its entrance. And the people fortunate to occupy the luxury homes on the site are indeed able to relax in a beautiful setting. Then a series of mysterious threatening notes are delivered to one of the lakeside homes. DS Bert Hook conducts an informal investigation and the notes cease to appear. All is peaceful once more as spring moves into summer and the

Jul 23, 2014
Murder in the telephone exchange by Wright, June, 1919-2012.

Murder in the telephone exchange

"A mystery novel set in Melbourne's Central Telephone Exchange in the late 1940s"--

Jul 23, 2014
Murder, simply stitched by Alan, Isabella.

Murder, simply stitched

"When Angela Braddock enters her quilts in an Amish auction, she never expects one of her neighbors to end up going, going, gone-- Angie is finding her niche as the new owner of her late aunt's Amish quilt shop, Running Stitch. But as the summer is winding down, so is business. To bolster support for the shop, Angie decides to sell her quilts in the Rolling Brook Amish Auction, including some of her aunt's most prized works. The quilts promise to be a hit--but the gavel comes down on the lively

Jul 23, 2014
The opening night murder by Rutherford, Anne.

The opening night murder

Hoping for a fresh start on the eve of the Restoration Period in 1660 England, Suzanne Thornton reopens the Globe Theater only to find the murdered body of a patron on opening night, a situation that makes Suzanne the target of a killer.

Jul 24, 2014
Ill-gotten panes by McAndrews, Jennifer, author.

Ill-gotten panes

Jul 24, 2014
Murder in Time by Heley, Veronica

Murder in Time

Jul 24, 2014
The Scottish play murder by Rutherford, Anne.

The Scottish play murder

Jul 24, 2014
The Lazarus Curse by Harris, Tessa

The Lazarus Curse

Jul 24, 2014
A cut-like wound by Nair, Anita, author.

A cut-like wound

Inspector Borei Gowda investigates the murder of a transgender prostitute in Bangalore while at odds with his family, coworkers, and informers.

Jul 24, 2014
Fourth Down and Out - an Andy Hayes mystery by Welsh-Huggins, Andrew.

Fourth Down and Out - an Andy Hayes mystery

"The job seems easy enough at first for private investigator Andy Hayes: save his client's reputation by retrieving a laptop and erasing a troublesome video from its hard drive. But that's before someone breaks into Andy's apartment in Columbus; before someone else,?armed with a shotgun,?relieves him of the laptop; and before the FBI suddenly shows up on his doorstep asking questions. Soon, there's a growing list of people with a claim on the computer, all of them with secrets they don't want u

Jul 24, 2014
Ghost month by Lin, Ed.

Ghost month

"August is Ghost Month in Taiwan--a time to commemorate the dead: burn incense, visit shrines, honor ancestors, and avoid unlucky situations, large purchases, and bodies of water. Jing-nan, a young man who runs a food stand in a bustling Taipei night market, doesn't consider himself superstitious, but this August is going to haunt him no matter what he does. He is shocked to the core when he learns his ex-girlfriend from high school has been murdered. She was found scantily clad and shot on the

Jul 24, 2014
Day of Vengeance by Dams, Jeanne M.

Day of Vengeance

Jul 24, 2014
The Cinderella Killer by Brett, Simon

The Cinderella Killer

Jul 24, 2014
Flash Flood by Slater, Susan, 1942-

Flash Flood

"Dan Mahoney, insurance investigator, lands in Tatum, New Mexico when several prize cattle on the famed Double Horseshoe Ranch have mysteriously died. The claims put a lot of money at stake for Dan's company." -- Jacket.

Jul 25, 2014
Voodoo Ridge by Freed, David, 1954-

Voodoo Ridge

"It's 1956. A plane bearing a mysterious cargo takes off from a small airport outside Los Angeles and disappears into a raging storm. Nearly 60 years later, while flying over California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, retired military assassin-turned-civilian flight instructor and would-be Buddhist Cordell Logan catches a glint of sunlight on metal and spots what appears to be aircraft wreckage. His life will never be the same. Logan and his beautiful ex-wife, Savannah, plan a reconciliation in posh

Jul 25, 2014
Uniform justice by Leon, Donna, author.

Uniform justice

A young cadet in Venice's elite military academy has been found hanged, a presumed suicide. Commissario Guido Brunetti is given the case but has difficulty working with a community more concerned with the reputation of the school than the truth. As Brunetti pursues the case he is faced with a wall of silence from everyone involved, including the boy's father. Brunetti is left to wonder if the military protecting its own or has he uncovered a conspiracy far more sinister than that of a single dea

Jul 25, 2014