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The Pot Thief Who Studied Pythagoras by Orenduff, J. Michael

The Pot Thief Who Studied Pythagoras

Jun 21, 2016
Chaos - a Scarpetta novel. by Cornwell, Patricia.

Chaos - a Scarpetta novel.

Jun 22, 2016
Murder frames the scene - a Hawaiʻi mystery by Kneubuhl, Victoria N. (Victoria Nalani), author.

Murder frames the scene - a Hawaiʻi mystery

Murder Frames the Scene is Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl's third novel in her Hawaii Mystery series featuring her two sleuths, part-Hawaiian Mina Beckwith and her fiance, part-Samoan Ned Manusia. Mina Beckwith, currently an out-of-work journalist, and Ned Manusia, an accomplished playwright who sometimes serves the British government in behind-the-scenes operations, find themselves unraveling a deadly web of espionage and murder. As the story opens, Ned is in Japanese occupied Shanghai, where he has

Jun 23, 2016
Murder comes by mail - a Hidden Springs mystery by Gabhart, Ann H., 1947- author.

Murder comes by mail - a Hidden Springs mystery

"Deputy Sheriff Michael Keane doesn't particularly enjoy being touted as the hero of Hidden Springs after pulling a suicidal man back from the edge of the Eagle River bridge in front of dozens of witnesses--a few of whom caught the breathtaking moments with their cameras. But the media hype doesn't last long as a new story pushes its way into the public consciousness of Hidden Springs' concerned citizens. Photos of a dead girl arrive in the mail, and Michael becomes convinced she was murdered

Jun 23, 2016
Dead loudmouth by Houston, Victoria, 1945- author.

Dead loudmouth

"A Wisconsin detective must solve a double murder and rescue a kidnapped child"--

Jun 23, 2016
Aunt Dimity and the buried treasure by Atherton, Nancy, author.

Aunt Dimity and the buried treasure

"While exploring the attic in her cottage near the small English village of Finch, Lori Shepherd makes an extraordinary discovery: a gleaming gold and garnet bracelet that had once belonged to Aunt Dimity. When Lori shows the garnet bracelet to Aunt Dimity, it awakens poignant memories of a doomed romance in Aunt Dimity's youth. Regretfully, Aunt Dimity asks Lori to do what she could not: return the bracelet to her unsuccessful suitor--setting Lori off on an adventure through London--and through

Jun 23, 2016
Should have played poker by Goldstein, Debra H., author.

Should have played poker

"Carrie Martin's precarious balancing of her corporate law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home is upset when her mother appears, out of the blue, in Carrie's office twenty-six years after abandoning her family. Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and the confession she once considered killing Carrie's father. Carrie seeks answers about her past from her father prior to facing what is in the envelope. Before she can reach his room, she finds her mother m

Jun 23, 2016
Sister Eve and the Blue Nun by Hinton, Lynne, author.

Sister Eve and the Blue Nun

"When Sister Eve returns to the monastery, the last thing she expects there is murder. After solving several mysteries with her father at the Divine Private Detective Agency, Sister Eve finds herself torn between her calling as a nun and the thrill that comes with detecting. She knows she's been using her father's health as an excuse to extend her leave of absence from the monastery, but that excuse is running thin. She prays that a return visit to the monastery for a conference on the Blue Nun

Jun 23, 2016
Borrowing Death by Pegau, Cathy

Borrowing Death

Jun 23, 2016
Wedding Bel blues by McConnon, Maggie, author.

Wedding Bel blues

Jun 24, 2016
Tomb of the Golden Bird by Peters, Elizabeth

Tomb of the Golden Bird

Jun 24, 2016
Cold Blood Hot Sea by D'avanzo, Charlene

Cold Blood Hot Sea

Jun 24, 2016
Woof at the door by Morrigan, Laura.

Woof at the door

Jun 24, 2016
The Pot Thief Who Studied Ptolemy by Orenduff, J. Michael

The Pot Thief Who Studied Ptolemy

Jun 24, 2016
The Pot Thief Who Studied Einstein by Orenduff, J. Michael

The Pot Thief Who Studied Einstein

Jun 24, 2016
Mortal fall - a novel of suspense by Carbo, Christine, author.

Mortal fall - a novel of suspense

"A wildlife biologist's shocking death leads to chilling discoveries about a home for troubled teens in Christine Carbo's haunting and compelling new crime novel set in the wilds of Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park police officer Monty Harris knows that each summer at least one person--be it a reckless, arrogant climber or a distracted hiker--will meet tragedy in the park. But Paul "Wolfie" Sedgewick's fatal fall from the sheer cliffs near Going-To-the-Sun Road is incomprehensible. W

Jun 26, 2016
Margaret Truman's deadly medicine - a capital crimes novel by Bain, Donald, 1935- author.

Margaret Truman's deadly medicine - a capital crimes novel

If someone in the pharmaceutical industry came upon a cheaper, non-addictive, and more effective painkiller, would he kill for it? Washington D.C. private detective Robert "Don't call me Bobby" Brixton, along with his mentors, attorneys Mac and Annabel Smith, discover that the answer is a resounding "Yes," as they try to help Jayla King, a medical researcher at a small D.C. pharmaceutical firm, carry on the work of her father. His experiments in the jungles of Papua New Guinea in search of such

Jun 26, 2016
The madness of Mercury - a zodiac mystery by Di Marco, Connie, 1945- author.

The madness of Mercury - a zodiac mystery

Jun 26, 2016
Knit to be tied by Sefton, Maggie, author.

Knit to be tied

"... Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun Knitters must come together before their whole town unravels. In Fort Connor, Colorado, the friends at the House of Lambspun knitting shop are welcoming a new face into the fold. Shy, sweet, and pregnant Nancy Marsted would like to knit a baby hat, and the Lambspun ladies are more than happy to show her the ropes. They share their own pregnancy yarns and soon learn the father of Nancy's baby isn't quite the man she dreamed he was. He's a cad. Then one dark

Jun 26, 2016
Hollow crib by Bourg, B. J., author.

Hollow crib

"It's November in southeast Louisiana and the only thing Detective Brandon Berger wants is to keep his anniversary promise to his wife. As luck would have it, a mysterious death derails his plans. He begins to investigate the case along with his partner, Dawn Luke, and the trail leads them to the Magnolia Faith Church and its controlling pastor, Father Isaac Stewart. Suspecting the pastor has knowledge about the suspicious death, but unable to prove anything because of the tight-lipped parishion

Jun 26, 2016