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A crafty Christmas by Bryan, Mollie Cox, 1963- author.

A crafty Christmas

"Christmas is just around the corner, and the ladies of the Cumberland Creek Scrapbook Crop are thrilled when Sheila wins the first place prize in a scrapbooking design contest: a ten-day scrapbook-themed cruise in the Caribbean. Vera and Paige decide to tag along, which should pose the perfect opportunity to learn some new techniques, mingle with fellow croppers, and get in some rest and relaxation before the chaos of Christmas. But when Sheila finds a famous crafter dead, and investigators det

Oct 31, 2014
A dance at the slaughterhouse - a Matthew Scudder crime novel by Block, Lawrence.

A dance at the slaughterhouse - a Matthew Scudder crime novel

Private investigator Matthew Scudder searches for the missing link between two horrific crimes -- the rape-murder of wealthy Amanda Thurman and a snuff film involving a young homeless boy.

Oct 31, 2014
A Dance at the Slaughterhouse by Block, Lawrence

A Dance at the Slaughterhouse

Oct 29, 2014
A Deadly Indifference by Jevons, Marshall

A Deadly Indifference

Oct 31, 2014
A Demon Summer by Malliet, G. M., 1951-

A Demon Summer

"In this new mystery, someone has been trying to poison the 15th Earl of Lislelivet. Since Lord Lislelivet has a gift for making enemies, no one--particularly his wife--finds this too surprising. What is surprising is that the poison was discovered in a fruitcake made and sold by the Handmaids of St. Lucy of Monkbury Abbey. The powerful Lord complains loudly to the local bishop, who asks Father Max Tudor, vicar of Nether Monkslip and former MI5 agent, to investigate. Just as Max comes to believe

Oct 31, 2014
A Dog Gone Murder by Viets, Elaine

A Dog Gone Murder

Oct 29, 2014
A dog gone murder by Viets, Elaine, 1950- author.

A dog gone murder

Josie has been asked to investigate Uncle Bob's Doggy Day Camp, known for its commercials featuring Uncle Bob liking dogs so much that he acts like one. But Josie soon learns how Uncle Bob acts when the cameras are off. Her mother's new tenant, Franklin, who works for Uncle Bob, plans to quit after seeing the man's true nature. But before he gets the chance, Bob is murdered, and Franklin goes from the doghouse to the big house. Now it's up to Josie to clear Franklin's name. Her investigation rev

Oct 31, 2014
A grave waiting - a Moretti and Falla mystery by Downie, Jill.

A grave waiting - a Moretti and Falla mystery

In St. Peter Port Harbour on the Channel Island of Guernsey, Detective Inspector Ed Moretti and his partner, Detective Sergeant Liz Falla, are called in to investigate the shooting death of arms dealer Bernard Masterson on the Just Desserts, his luxury yacht. Why are Masterson, his glamorous partner in crime, Ade`le Letourneau, and his thuggish bodyguard here on the island? And how are an ex-Folies Berge`re dancer, a former espionage agent, and a wealthy sax-playing financier involved--or are th

Oct 31, 2014
A High-End Finish by Carlisle, Kate

A High-End Finish

Oct 26, 2014
A high-end finish by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

A high-end finish

Shannon Hammer, owner of a successful home renovation and repair business in the seaside town of Lighthouse Cove in northern California, is the prime suspect in the murder of real estate agent Jerry Saxton. After the two of them go on a disastrous blind date, Jerry's body is found in a run-down Victorian home that Shannon has been hired to restore. The town's attractive new police chief suspects Shannon, who, with the help of her friends, her eccentric father, and a handsome crime writer who's j

Oct 31, 2014
A letter of Mary - a Mary Russell novel by King, Laurie R.

A letter of Mary - a Mary Russell novel

In 1923, an amateur archaeologist brings Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes an inlaid box from the Holy Land and then promptly dies in a suspicious traffic accident that leaves the master detective and Mary with a dangerous manuscript seemingly written by Mary Magdalene.

Oct 29, 2014
A letter of Mary - a Mary Russell novel by King, Laurie R.

A letter of Mary - a Mary Russell novel

From Edgar Award-winning author Laurie R. King, this national bestseller has met unprecedented acclaim from critics as diverse as "The New York Times Book Review": " a lively adventure in the very best of intellectual company". The case of an amateur archaeologist whose discoveries in the Holy Land may have resulted in her murder, this novel finds the inimitable duo of Russell and Holmes in superlative form. Martin's Press.

Oct 31, 2014
A midwinter's tail - a magical cats mystery by Kelly, Sofie, 1958- author.

A midwinter's tail - a magical cats mystery

"Winter in Mayville Heights is busy and not just because of the holidays. Kathleen is hard at work organizing a benefit to raise money for the library's popular Reading Buddies program. She has her hands full hosting the event. And when a guest at the gala drops dead, her magical cats, Owen and Hercules, will have their paws full helping her solve a murder. The victim is the ex of town rascal Burtis Chapman, but she hasn't lived in the area in years. And though everybody is denying knowledge of

Oct 31, 2014
A New York Christmas - a novel by Perry, Anne.

A New York Christmas - a novel

"Anne Perry's new Christmas novel is an irresistible tale of love, betrayal, greed, murder, and selfless devotion. For the first time, Perry's annual yuletide offering is set in New York City--a sparkling young metropolis bursting with life, promise, and subtle menace. The year is 1904. Twenty-three-year-old Jemima Pitt, the daughter of Thomas Pitt, head of the Special Branch of the Metropolitan Police, is crossing the Atlantic as companion to Delphinia Cardew, who is to marry the aristocratic B

Oct 31, 2014
A noble radiance by Leon, Donna.

A noble radiance

Oct 31, 2014
A Virtuous Death by Trent, Christine

A Virtuous Death

Oct 29, 2014
A virtuous death by Trent, Christine, author.

A virtuous death

"Queen Victoria, still mourning her long-dead husband Prince Albert, has found solace in John Brown, an enigmatic palace servant who dabbles in the occult and keeps the grieving queen entertained with his tarot card readings. Undertaker Violet Harper is invited to attend one of Mr. Brown's infamous readings, during which he implies that Buckingham Palace will soon be shrouded in death's dark veil. Well acquainted with death, Violet shrugs him off as a charlatan--until his sinister divinations be

Oct 31, 2014
Angel killer - a Jessica Blackwood novel by Mayne, Andrew, 1973- author.

Angel killer - a Jessica Blackwood novel

"FBI agent Jessica Blackwood believes she has successfully left her complicated life as a gifted magician behind her, until a killer with seemingly supernatural powers puts her talents to the ultimate test. A mysterious hacker, who identifies himself only as "Warlock," brings down the FBI's website and posts a code in its place. It hides the GPS coordinates of a Michigan cemetery, where a dead girl is discovered rising from the ground, as if she tried to crawl out of her own grave. Born into a d

Oct 26, 2014
Aunt Dimity's good deed by Atherton, Nancy.

Aunt Dimity's good deed

Nancy Atherton's growing number of fans will certainly be delighted by Aunt Dimity's latest appearance in the honey-colored English cottage she bequeathed to her "niece," Lori Shepherd. Thanks to Aunt Dimity, Lori's life has taken on fairy-tale proportions: she's financially set for life and happily married--or so she thinks. When Lori's plans for a second honeymoon to England with her workaholic husband fall through, she begrudgingly takes along her father-in-law--who promptly disappears, leavi

Oct 31, 2014
Aunty Lee's deadly specials by Yu, Ovidia, 1961-

Aunty Lee's deadly specials

"Rosie "Aunty" Lee, the feisty widow, amateur sleuth, and proprietor of Singapore's best-loved home cooking restaurant, is back in another delectable, witty mystery involving scandal and murder among the city's elite. Few know more about what goes on in Singapore than Aunty Lee. When a scandal over illegal organ donation involving prominent citizens makes news, she already has a list of suspects. There's no time to snoop, though--Aunty Lee's Delights is catering a brunch for local socialites Hen

Oct 29, 2014