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Toured to death by Conrad, Hy, author.

Toured to death

"While Fanny takes care of the business end of Amy's Travel in New York City, Amy is traipsing around Monte Carlo, managing their first mystery-themed excursion, a road rally in which guests compete to solve a fictional murder along the way. Amy still has reservations about partnering up with her mother. But both women, having lost the men in their lives, need a fresh beginning. The trip starts off without a hitch. Clues quickly mount, the competition is lively and just when the suspense is pea

Feb 25, 2015
Shadow of the raven - a Dr. Thomas Silkstone mystery by Harris, Tessa, author.

Shadow of the raven - a Dr. Thomas Silkstone mystery

In the notorious mental hospital known as Bedlam, Dr. Thomas Silkstone seeks out a patient with whom he is on intimate terms. But he is unprepared for the state in which he finds Lady Lydia Farrell. Shocked into action, Thomas vows to help free Lydia by appealing to the custodian of her affairs, Mr. Nicholas Lupton. But when Silkstone arrives at the Boughton Estate to speak to Lupton, he finds that another form of madness has taken over the village. Sweeping changes to the Boughton Estate threat

Feb 25, 2015
The kings of London by Shaw, William, 1959- author.

The kings of London

While investigating a gas explosion in London, Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen and young policewoman Helen Tozer find psychedelic paintings by Bridget Riley and Peter Blake, along with the body of a playboy art collector.

Feb 25, 2015
Arsenic and old books by James, Miranda.

Arsenic and old books

"In Athena, Mississippi, librarian Charlie Harris is known for his good nature--and for his Maine coon cat, Diesel, whom he walks on a leash. Charlie returned to his hometown to immerse himself in books, but taking the plunge into a recent acquisition will have him in over his head... Lucinda Beckwith Long, the mayor of Athena, has donated a set of Civil War-era diaries to the archives of Athena College. The books were recently discovered among the personal effects of an ancestor of Mrs. Long's

Feb 25, 2015
Cut to the quick by Ross, Kate.

Cut to the quick

In the 1820s, Mark Craddock, a former stable hand, blackmails Hugh Fontclair into affiancing Fontclair's son to Craddock's daughter, and at a party before the wedding, Julian Kestrel finds a murdered woman in his bed.

Feb 26, 2015
Slayed on the Slopes by Dyer-Seeley, Kate

Slayed on the Slopes

Feb 28, 2015
A Wee Murder in My Shop by Stewart, Fran

A Wee Murder in My Shop

Feb 28, 2015
Tails, You Lose by Perry, Carol J.

Tails, You Lose

Feb 28, 2015
Suspendered Sentence by Bradford, Laura

Suspendered Sentence

Feb 28, 2015
Poison ivy - a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Riggs, Cynthia.

Poison ivy - a Martha's Vineyard mystery

"On her first day as adjunct professor at Ivy Green College, Victoria Trumbull recognizes the stench emanating from her classroom as more than just dead mice. Brownie, the groundskeeper's mangy mutt, soon discovers a second body hiding beneath a cluster of poison ivy. The stakes have never been higher for Ivy Green, which is on the brink of losing already-lukewarm support from its accredited partner, Cape Cod University. Thackery Wilson, the founder of Ivy Green, worries that the bad publicity

Feb 28, 2015
An anecdotal death - a Harry Brock mystery by Roby, Kinley E.

An anecdotal death - a Harry Brock mystery

Feb 28, 2015
Assault and Pepper by Budewitz, Leslie

Assault and Pepper

Feb 28, 2015
Borrowed Crime by Cass, Laurie

Borrowed Crime

Feb 28, 2015
Dying for a Cupcake - A Devereaux's Dime Store Mystery by Swanson, Denise

Dying for a Cupcake - A Devereaux's Dime Store Mystery

Feb 28, 2015
Guilty Waters by Masters, Priscilla

Guilty Waters

Feb 28, 2015
How to Catch a Cat by Hale, Rebecca M.

How to Catch a Cat

Feb 28, 2015
Ladle to the Grave by Archer, Connie

Ladle to the Grave

Feb 28, 2015
Farewell to freedom by Blædel, Sara.

Farewell to freedom

"A young woman's body is found on the street in Copenhagen's Vesterbro district, her throat slit, and the media is clamoring for the grisly details. Detective Louise Rick is investigating the gruesome murder when her friend, Camilla Lind, calls. Louise assumes it is because Camilla, a crime reporter on a morning paper, wants to be the first to hear of any juicy new developments. Instead, her distraught friend reveals that her ten year-old son found an abandoned baby on his way to school. As Lou

Mar 1, 2015
Lies the mushroom pickers told - a novel by Phelan, Tom, 1940-

Lies the mushroom pickers told - a novel

"Part human comedy and part mystery, Lies the Mushroom Pickers Told is an enthralling, masterful story about what holds a village together and what keeps people apart. When journalist Patrick Bracken returns to Gohen, the Irish village where he was born, he knows the eyes of the townspeople are on him. He has come home to investigate two deaths that happened decades earlier when he was a child, deaths that were ruled accidental. But Patrick knows-and believes the whole town knows-they were murde

Mar 1, 2015
Plague land by Sykes, S. D., author.

Plague land

"Oswald de Lacy was never meant to be the Lord of Somerhill Manor. Dispatched to a monastery at the age of seven, sent back at seventeen when his father and two older brothers are killed by the plague, Oswald has no experience of running an estate. He finds the years of pestilence and neglect have changed the old place dramatically, not to mention the attitude of the surviving peasants. Yet some things never change. Oswald's mother remains the powerful matriarch of the family, and his sister Cle

Mar 1, 2015