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Irène by Lemaître, Pierre, 1951-, author.

Irène

For Commandant Verhoeven life is beautiful: he's happily married, and expecting his first child with the lovely Irene. But his blissful existence is punctured by a murder so savage that even the most hardened officers on the force are shaken to the core. In the face of the seemingly motiveless horror, only Verhoeven makes the vital connection - the crime scene resembles one described in a James Ellroy novel too closely for there to be any coincidence. As the stylized murders continue, Verhoeven

Jan 25, 2015
Toured to Death by Conrad, Hy

Toured to Death

Jan 25, 2015
Venus in copper - a Marcus Didius Falco mystery by Davis, Lindsey.

Venus in copper - a Marcus Didius Falco mystery

"Rome, AD 71. Marcus Didius Falco is desperate to leave the notorious Lautumiae prison - though being bailed out by his mother is a slight indignity. Things go from bad to worse though when a group of nouveau riche ex-slaves hire him to outwit a fortune-hunting redhead, whose husbands have a habit of dying accidentally, leaving him up against a female contortionist, her extra-friendly snake, indigestible cakes and rent racketeers. And, all the while, trying to lure Helena Justina to live with hi

Jan 25, 2015
Where the bones are buried by Matthews, Jeanne, author.

Where the bones are buried

Dinah Pelerin's peaceful life in Berlin with boyfriend, Thor, is jeopardized when her Seminole mother, Swan, comes to visit carrying a headful of blackmail schemes and lies. When they result in murder, Swan is the obvious suspect and it is up to Dinah, like it or not, to get her mom out of it.

Jan 28, 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 murder

Jan 29, 2015
Witch upon a star - a midnight magic mystery by Harlow, Jennifer, 1983-

Witch upon a star - a midnight magic mystery

"As a child, Anna Olmstead is rescued from her life of poverty and drugs by a vampire named Asher. She grows to love Asher, first as a father and later as a lover. While Anna wants to settle down, Asher wants a more voyeuristic, party-driven lifestyle. When Anna leaves him, Asher does everything he can to bring her back to him--including murder. Even as she finally escapes and starts a new life with a special agent of the F.R.E.A.K.S., Asher makes a new move to kidnap Anna and her children. This

Jan 31, 2015
A ticket to oblivion by Marston, Edward, author.

A ticket to oblivion

Jan 31, 2015
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

Jan 31, 2015
This old homicide by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

This old homicide

"Contractor and part-time sleuth Shannon Hammer specializes in improving the quirks and flaws of the Victorian homes in Lighthouse Cove, California. The quirks and flaws of their residents are another story.... Valentine's Day is approaching, and while Shannon is delighted to be friends with not one but two handsome men, not everyone in town is feeling the love. After her elderly neighbor Jesse Hennessey fails to make his daily appearance at the local diner, Shannon swings by his place to check

Jan 31, 2015
Slayed on the Slopes by Dyer-Seeley, Kate

Slayed on the Slopes

Jan 31, 2015
Sherlock Holmes, the Missing Years - Japan by Murthy, Vasudev

Sherlock Holmes, the Missing Years - Japan

Jan 31, 2015
Show me the gold by Mulford, Carolyn.

Show me the gold

"Staking out a country graveyard to catch vandals ex-spy Phoenix Smith and Acting Sheriff Annalynn Keyser respond to a neighboring county's urgent call. The old friends block an exit from an abandoned farmhouse where four bank robbers were spotted. The women engage in a fatal shootout but two gang members escape. Achilles Phoenix's K-9 dropout can't sniff out a trail but smells a trap set to kill pursuers. The FBI takes over the case but fails to find the fugitives or the gold coins they stole.

Jan 31, 2015
Whack job by Lynn, Kendel.

Whack job

When the annual Wonderland Tea Party makes everyone go mad as a hatter, Elli gets pulled into a shooting, a swindle, and the hunt for a Faberge´ egg. From seedy pawn parlors to creepy antique shops, Sea Pine Island's other half prove to be as wacky as the wealthy. Elli falls farther down the rabbit hole and finds a scheming salesman, a possessive paramour, a dead donor -- everything but a bottle labeled "Drink Me". As events evolve from curious to crazy, Elli gets lost in the maze and finds hers

Jan 31, 2015
Soul circus - a novel by Pelecanos, George P.

Soul circus - a novel

In the midst of a brutal courtroom battle during which a Washington, D.C., crime overlord faces the death penalty and his rivals vie for his territory, private investigator Derek Strange struggles to protect the life of a witness.

Jan 31, 2015
River of no return - a Jake Trent novel by Bertsch, David Riley, author.

River of no return - a Jake Trent novel

"High season is coming to an end, and fishing guide Jake Trent suddenly has some time on his hands. As the ex-lawyer ponders rekindling his romance with park ranger Noelle Kimpton, a surprise call from a long-lost love lights up his phone. It's been years since law school graduation, when Jake's last seen Divya Navaysam. Now a DC lobbyist, Divya wants Jake to come to Washington for a consulting job--immediately. Meanwhile, back in Jackson, Jake's best friend and occasional employee, JP, is deali

Jan 31, 2015
A Wee Murder in My Shop by Stewart, Fran

A Wee Murder in My Shop

Jan 31, 2015
Town in a sweet pickle by Haywood, B. B, author.

Town in a sweet pickle

Jan 31, 2015
Tails, You Lose by Perry, Carol J.

Tails, You Lose

Jan 31, 2015
Suspendered Sentence by Bradford, Laura

Suspendered Sentence

Jan 31, 2015
With baited breath by Bartlett, Lorraine

With baited breath

Jan 31, 2015