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A catered Mother's Day - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author.

A catered Mother's Day - a mystery with recipes

When a prank goes horribly wrong, ending up with her old college roommate Ellen Hadley being accused of murder, caterer Bernie Simmons, along with her sister, Libby, enlists the help of Ellen's kids to solve the mystery.

May 22, 2015
A finely knit murder - a seaside knitters mystery by Goldenbaum, Sally.

A finely knit murder - a seaside knitters mystery

"Seaside Knitter Birdie Favazza is thrilled that her granddaughter, Gabby, will be visiting for the fall and attending the Sea Harbor Community Day School. Gabby loves the all-girls school, with its newly adopted progressive curriculum, and she loves that the Seaside Knitters are teaching knitting as part of the enrichment program. It's a huge success, and on crisp autumn days girls camp out on the terraces, knitting hats for charity. But not everyone is happy with the direction the school is ta

May 22, 2015
A June of ordinary murders by Brady, Conor, author.

A June of ordinary murders

"In the 1880s the Dublin Metropolitan Police classified crime in two distinct classes. Political crimes were classed as 'special,' whereas theft, robbery and even murder ... were known as 'ordinary.' [In] June 1887, the city swelters in a long summer heatwave, the criminal underworld simmers, and with it, the threat of nationalist violence is growing ... Then the mutilated bodies of a man and a child are discovered in Phoenix Park and Detective Sergeant Joe Swallow steps up to investigate ... Wi

May 22, 2015
A palette for murder by Ryan, Vanessa A.

A palette for murder

May 22, 2015
A stitch in crime - a Hattie Lehtinen mystery by Yost, Ann.

A stitch in crime - a Hattie Lehtinen mystery

May 22, 2015
A winsome murder by DeVita, James, author.

A winsome murder

"A serial killer brings bloody murder to the pastoral Wisconsin town of Winsome Bay, requiring the expertise of detective James Mangan, a hard-bitten Chicago cop with an unexpected knowledge of Shakespeare."--

May 22, 2015
After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel by Castillo, Linda

After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel

May 22, 2015
Anatomy of evil by Thomas, Will, 1958-

Anatomy of evil

"Cyrus Barker is undoubtedly England's premiere private enquiry agent. With the help of his assistant Thomas Llewelyn, he's developed an enviable reputation for discreetly solving some of the toughest, most consequential cases in recent history. But one evening in 1888, Robert Anderson, the head of Scotland Yard's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), appears at Barker's office with an offer. A series of murders in the Whitechapel area of London are turning the city upside down, with tremendo

May 22, 2015
And sometimes I wonder about you by Mosley, Walter, author.

And sometimes I wonder about you

Investigating the murder of a client he initially refused to help, Leonid navigates difficult personal elements in his own life while uncovering dark secrets about the victim's old-money family and its missing heiress.

May 22, 2015
Antiques swap by Allan, Barbara, author.

Antiques swap

"It happened at Serenity's swap meet, right after Brandy Borne and her ever-more-eccentric mother Vivian finished shooting the pilot for their very own TV show, Antiques Sleuths. Brandy just, well, lost her balance and fell...into the helpful arms of an old flame, local tycoon Wesley Sinclair III. But did Brandy's innocent slip lead to the murder of Wesley's wife, Vanessa?"--Jacket.

May 22, 2015
Ashes to Ashes by Duffy, Margaret

Ashes to Ashes

May 22, 2015
Asylum - a novel by de Beauvoir, Jeannette, author.

Asylum - a novel

"Martine LeDuc is the director of PR for the mayor's office in Montreal. When four women are found brutally murdered and shockingly posed on park benches throughout the city over several months, Martine's boss fears a PR disaster for the still busy tourist season, and Martine is now also tasked with acting as liaison between the mayor and the police department. The women were of varying ages, backgrounds and bodytypes and seemed to have nothing in common. Yet the macabre presentation of their bo

May 22, 2015
Bite the biscuit by Johnston, Linda O.

Bite the biscuit

Veterinary technician Carrie Kennersly has become known for offering healthy dog treats at the clinic where she works. So when the owner of the local bakery moves away, Carrie jumps at the chance to buy the business and convert half of it into the Barkery, a shop where she can make and sell her canine delights.

May 22, 2015
Bitter Creek by Bowen, Peter, 1945- author.

Bitter Creek

Lieutenant John Patchen has come to Montana to persuade Chappie Plaquemines, his former gunnery sergeant in Iraq and the son of Gabriel Du Pre´'s girlfriend, to accept the Navy Cross. First, however, Du Pre´ and Patchen must find the wounded marine, who was last seen drinking heavily in the Toussaint Saloon. They locate him soon enough, disheveled and stinking of stale booze, but a sobering visit to a medicine man's sweat lodge reveals a much greater mystery: the unsolved case of a band of Me´ti

May 22, 2015
Black run - a novel by Manzini, Antonio, 1964-

Black run - a novel

May 22, 2015
Black Tide Rising by Mcmillen, R. J.

Black Tide Rising

May 22, 2015
Blaze away by James, Bill, 1929- author.

Blaze away

Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur feels a sort of warmth towards Jack Lamb, a brilliantly prosperous but profoundly dodgy fine arts dealer. Lamb is the greatest informant Harpur has ever dealt with--might be the greatest informant any police officer has ever dealt with--and although Jack ended this arrangement some time ago, Harpur still feels indebted to him. Lamb's posh manor house is stuffed with expensive paintings, ripe for the pinching...and small-time thief George Dinnick and hi

May 21, 2015
Bodice of Evidence by Parra, Nancy J.

Bodice of Evidence

May 22, 2015
Bone to be wild by Haines, Carolyn.

Bone to be wild

"Sarah Booth Delaney is heartbroken: her fiance´ Graf Milieu has decided to move to Hollywood permanently, leaving their relationship in shambles. Sarah Booth has a perfect distraction, however, in the form of the Black and Orange Halloween ball her best friends are throwing in New Orleans. Sarah Booth plans to dance the night away to the swinging tunes of her old flame Scott Hampton's blues band. But just as the party gets going, Scott receives a mysterious message that threatens his life and t

May 22, 2015
Brutality by Thoft, Ingrid.

Brutality

"Gutsy, relentless, wisecracking P.I. Fina Ludlow is back with her most hard-hitting case yet in the critically acclaimed series by Ingrid Thoft. When soccer mom Liz Barone is attacked in her kitchen and left with a life-threatening injury, Fina Ludlow is hired by Liz's mother to identify her attacker. It's unusual for Fina to take a case that isn't connected to the family firm, Ludlow and Associates, but Liz was in the process of suing her alma mater, New England University-a suit that could b

May 17, 2015