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Away in a manger by Bowen, Rhys, author.

Away in a manger

Molly Murphy steps in on behalf of two young beggars who are severly mistreated by their aunt when one is accused of stealing a purse, and an inquiry into the children's background reveals a seedy element of New York upper class society.

Oct 9, 2015
Big bout by Lister, Michael

Big bout

Oct 9, 2015
Blanche on the lam by Neely, Barbara.

Blanche on the lam

Blanche is accused of a murder at the summer home where she's been working, but with the help of the "old-girl network," she investigates!

Oct 9, 2015
Burning heat by Burnsworth, David.

Burning heat

Oct 9, 2015
Chicago noir - the classics by

Chicago noir - the classics

Oct 9, 2015
City of echoes by Ellis, Robert, 1954- author.

City of echoes

On Detective Matt Jones's first night working Homicide in LA, he's called to investigate a particularly violent murder case: a man has been gunned down in a parking lot off Hollywood Boulevard, his bullet-riddled body immediately pegged as the work of a serial robber who has been haunting the Strip for months. Driven by the grisliness of the killing, Jones and his hot-tempered partner, Denny Cabrera, jump headfirst into the investigation. But as Jones uncovers evidence that links the crime to a

Oct 8, 2015
Classic in the dock - a case for Jack Colby, car detective by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic in the dock - a case for Jack Colby, car detective

Jack Colby is delighted when his friend, the world famous artist Giovanni, calls in at Frogs Hill on his way to Plumshaw Manor to paint a 1930s Alfa Romeo racing car. Jack waves him goodbye--but it isn't for long. Later that day he has a phone call from Giovanni. He has been arrested for murder! What follows brings nightmare to Jack as he investigates the crime. Did Giovanni really do it? Or is the murder related to a village feud between two rival families? Nothing is as it seems--except for th

Oct 8, 2015
Claws for Alarm by Lotempio, T. C.

Claws for Alarm

Oct 9, 2015
Come hell or highball by Chance, Maia, author.

Come hell or highball

"31-year-old society matron Lola Woodby has survived her loveless marriage with an unholy mixture of highballs, detective novels, and chocolate layer cake, until, her husband dies suddenly, leaving her his fortune...or so Lola thought. As it turns out, all she inherits from Alfie is a big pile of debt. Pretty soon, Lola and her stalwart Swedish cook, Berta, are reduced to hiding out in the secret love nest Alfie kept in New York City. But when rent comes due, Lola and Berta have no choice but to

Oct 9, 2015
Compromising positions by Isaacs, Susan, 1943-

Compromising positions

Judith is smart and funny, with a gorgeous husband and wonderful kids. She's also incredibly bored, having put her Ph. D. plans on hold for a life of housekeeping and nose-wiping. So when a local dentist is found murdered, and the police suspect her neighbor, that's all the excuse Judith needs to jump in and begin her own investigation. It seems the deceased periodontist was quite the Don Juan of the PTA, with a habit of taking incriminating photos. In between school runs and making dinner, Judi

Oct 9, 2015
Corridors of the night - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne, author.

Corridors of the night - a William Monk novel

"[N]urse Hester Monk and her husband, William, commander of the Thames River Police, do desperate battle with two obsessed scientists who in the name of healing have turned to homicide. The monomaniacal Rand brothers--Magnus, a cunning doctor, and Hamilton, a genius chemist--are utterly ruthless in their pursuit of a cure for the fatal "white-blood disease." In London's Royal Naval Hospital annex, Hester is tending one of the brothers' dying patients--wealthy Bryson Radnor--when she stumbles upo

Oct 9, 2015
Crowned and Moldering by Carlisle, Kate

Crowned and Moldering

Oct 9, 2015
Crucifixion Creek by Maitland, Barry

Crucifixion Creek

Oct 9, 2015
Dance of the bones - a J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker novel by Jance, Judith A., author.

Dance of the bones - a J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker novel

"Years ago, Amos Warren, a prospector, was gunned down out in the desert and Sheriff Brandon Walker made the arrest in the case. Now, the retired Walker is called in when the alleged killer, John Lassiter, refuses to accept a plea deal that would release him from prison with time served. Lassiter wants Brandon and The Last Chance to find Amos's "real" killer and clear his name. Sixteen hundred miles to the north in Seattle, Mel Shames is leaving the Special Homicide Investigation Team thanks to

Oct 8, 2015
Dangerously dark by London, Colette, author.

Dangerously dark

Chocolate-whisperer Hayden Mundy Moore has just arrived in Portland, Oregon, where she's about to scarf souffle´s and sip cacao-based cocktails at her friend's engagement party. Fresh from nabbing her first candy-covered killer, the last thing Hayden wants to do is mix her love of chocolate with criminal mischief again.

Oct 9, 2015
Dead with the wind by James, Miranda, author.

Dead with the wind

"An'gel and Dickce Ducote tend to stay put in Athena, Mississippi, but a wedding is a good reason to say a temporary farewell to Charlie Harris's cat, Diesel, and go visit relatives. But while their stay in Louisiana is warm enough, the atmosphere leading up to the wedding is downright cold, with bride-to-be Sondra Delevan putting her trust fund above little things like love and loyalty. When a violent storm supposedly sweeps Sondra off a balcony to her death, the sisters discover that many of t

Oct 9, 2015
Death at the Abbey by Trent, Christine

Death at the Abbey

Oct 9, 2015
Death by Tea by Erickson, Alex

Death by Tea

Oct 9, 2015
Death comes as the end by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.

Death comes as the end

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense--creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters--brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. In Death Comes As the End, Dame Agatha transports us back to ancient Egypt 2000 B.C. where a priest's daughter, investigating a suspicious

Oct 9, 2015
Death in Hyde Park by Paige, Robin.

Death in Hyde Park

When an anarchist accidentally blows himself up with a bomb intended for the royal family, Kate and Charles Sheridan join the investigation to uncover who is threatening the British crown, a plot that may involve American author Jack London.

Oct 9, 2015