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Time's up by Mack, Janey, author.

Time's up

Jul 26, 2015
All dressed up and no place to haunt by Pressey, Rose, author.

All dressed up and no place to haunt

While providing authentic period outfits for a film being shot on a historic plantation, vintage clothing store owner Cookie Chanel finds herself starring in a real-life murder mystery in which she must rely on the supernatural support of her psychic cat to find a killer among a cast of suspects.

Jul 26, 2015
Longest yard sale by Harris, Sherry (Mystery writer)

Longest yard sale

When her best friend, Carol, is literally framed for the murder of an Air Force officer during New England's largest garage sale, Sarah Winston, mad as heck that someone committed a crime during her sale, must rummage through the clues to find a good deal and catch the real killer.

Jul 26, 2015
Death in Brittany by Bannalec, Jean-Luc, 1966- author.

Death in Brittany

"Commissaire Georges Dupin, a Parisian-born caffeine junkie recently relocated from the glamour of Paris to the remote (if picturesque) Breton coast, is not happy when he is dragged from his morning croissant and coffee to the scene of a curious murder. The local village of Pont-Aven--a sleepy community by the sea where everyone knows one other and nothing much seems to happen--is in shock. The legendary ninety-one-year-old hotelier Pierre-Louis Pennec, owner of the Central Hotel, has been found

Jul 26, 2015
Death by tiara by Levine, Laura, 1943- author.

Death by tiara

When she is hired to write lyrics for a contestant in the talent competition for the Miss Teen Queen America pageant, freelance writer Jaine Austen is plunged into a glittering nightmare of vicious stage moms, exacting judges and trash-talking teens after a catfight turns deadly.

Jul 26, 2015
Death at Tammany Hall by O'Brien, Charles, 1927- auhtor.

Death at Tammany Hall

Jul 26, 2015
Scam chowder by Corrigan, Maya, author.

Scam chowder

Jul 26, 2015
Run you down by Dahl, Julia, 1977- author.

Run you down

"New York City tabloid reporter Rebekah Roberts knows almost nothing about the mother who abandoned her as an infant. Aviva Kagan was just a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a college boy from Florida - and then disappeared. When Rebekah hears about a young Hasidic mother found dead in her bathtub in upstate New York, she thinks there might be a story in it. And as she looks closer, she discovers that the woman once knew Aviva's younger brother, Sam. Re

Jul 26, 2015
Twanged / A Regan Reilly Mystery by Clark, Carol Higgins.

Twanged / A Regan Reilly Mystery

Sent to Branson, Missouri, to protect Brigid, a singer whose life has been threatened, sleuth Regan Reilly follows her client to Ireland, where Brigid is to give a concert and where Regan must foil a murderer's diabolical schemes

Jul 28, 2015
Spellcasting in silk - a witchcraft mystery by Blackwell, Juliet

Spellcasting in silk - a witchcraft mystery

Jul 28, 2015
A Deceptive Homecoming by Loan-Wilsey, Anna

A Deceptive Homecoming

Jul 28, 2015
Midnight on the Mississippi by Ellis, Mary, 1951-

Midnight on the Mississippi

When stock and securities broker Hunter Galen's business partner turns up dead, private investigator Nicki Price looks into the case, but she wonders if her suspicion of Hunter's fiancee´ might really be due to her growing feelings for him.

Jul 28, 2015
Friends in High Places by Peacock, Caro

Friends in High Places

Jul 29, 2015
The valley of fear by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.

The valley of fear

Jul 29, 2015
An order for death by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

An order for death

The schism of "nominalism" visits the Cambridge colleges, causing a riot and a murder that will lead Matthew Bartholomew to the doorstep of a priest who is trying to keep the peace.

Jul 29, 2015
Once upon a crime - a brothers Grimm mystery by Brackston, Paula, author.

Once upon a crime - a brothers Grimm mystery

Jul 29, 2015
Mrs. Pargeter's Principle - a Mrs. Pargeter mystery by Brett, Simon, author.

Mrs. Pargeter's Principle - a Mrs. Pargeter mystery

For Mrs. Pargeter, it is a matter of principle that she should complete any of her late husband's unfinished business. Amongst the many bequests he made to her, perhaps the most valuable is his little black book, in which he listed all the people who ever worked for him, with details of their particular skill sets. This means that whenever Mrs. P has a crime to solve she can readily contact someone with the relevant expertise to help in her enquiries. Attending the funeral of the rich and respec

Jul 29, 2015
Forsaken soul - a medieval mystery by Royal, Priscilla.

Forsaken soul - a medieval mystery

The summer of 1273 is peaceful for most of England, except in the village of Tyndal, where Martin the cooper has been poisoned at the local inn. Martin had plenty of enemies; the killer could be anyone. Prioress Eleanor grieves for her friend, the newly bereaved Crowner Ralf, and offers what help she can. But when her own problems multiply, Eleanor has good reason to regret her kindness. Her new anchoress terrifies her servants and welcomes visitors to her window at night. One of those visitors

Jul 29, 2015
Red Line by Thiem, Brian

Red Line

Jul 29, 2015
Best served cold - a Monika Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author.

Best served cold - a Monika Paniatowski mystery

On the night the Whitebridge Players staged their last ever performance, the idealistic young actors in the company resolved that twenty years on they would return to the same theatre and stage the same play. But two decades later, old resentments have grown and new jealousies have germinated, and it is a very different company that returns to re-enact the Spanish Tragedy. The cast members all have their axes to grind - and some have clear targets for those axes...It is in this world - where nor

Jul 29, 2015