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Blood foam - a Lewis Cole mystery by DuBois, Brendan.

Blood foam - a Lewis Cole mystery

Lewis Cole-retired Department of Defense analyst and magazine columnist-returns to his fire-damaged home on Tyler Beach with two things on his mind: to recover from a bullet wound and to repair his nearly two hundred-year-old home before a hurricane scours his house. But just when his work has begun, former lover and journalist Paula Quinn comes to him with an urgent request. Her fiance´, attorney Mark Spencer, has gone missing. Lewis Cole is Paula's last hope to find her missing fiance´, but on

Jul 2, 2015
Blood hollow - a novel by Krueger, William Kent.

Blood hollow - a novel

After 17-year-old Charlotte Kane--the beautiful, brilliant, and brooding daughter of a rich widower--disappears on a drunken New Years' Eve snowmobile ride, a raging blizzard soon snuffs out all search efforts. When her body is found during the spring thaw four months later, preliminary evidence implicates her ex-boyfriend--Ojibwe bad-boy, Solemn Winter Moon. But then a second Charlotte Kane turns up dead, and Cork isn't sure of anything any more.

Jul 2, 2015
Bodice of evidence by Parra, Nancy J., author.

Bodice of evidence

"Pepper's new wedding proposal planning business, Perfect Proposals, seems like a perfect fit. If only shopping for her sister Felicity's bridal gown could be so simple. After a long day of lace, tulle, and tears, Pepper, Felicity, and their mother pull it together to try one last bridal boutique. Maybe they'll be surprised. And indeed they are--when they enter a deserted shop and soon discover the owner of the boutique slain in the alley out back. Distressed by their proximity to the crime, Pep

Jul 2, 2015
Brush back by Paretsky, Sara.

Brush back

Reluctantly agreeing to help when an old boyfriend asks her to exonerate his mother for the murder of his sister, V. I. Warshawski is forced to confront ugly politics and violent elements in her hometown.

Jun 27, 2015
Brutality by Thoft, Ingrid, author.

Brutality

"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 be a legal gold mine. Twenty years earlier, Liz was an NEU soccer star known for her physical toughness; however, a serious cognitive decline has s

Jul 2, 2015
Bubba done it by Toussaint, Maggie.

Bubba done it

"Baxley Powell's pet-sitting and landscaping businesses take a back seat to her success as a police consultant, where her dreamwalking talent for talking to the dead helps solve murders. Baxley is riding with the sheriff when the 911 call comes in - a stabbing in a swanky neighborhood. She's stunned to see a knife in the victim's chest at the crime scene. With his last breath, the bank president whispers, "Bubba done it." Unfortunately, Sinclair County, Georgia, is chock full of Bubbas, four of

Jul 2, 2015
Bushel full of murder by Shelton, Paige.

Bushel full of murder

"This summer, Becca is looking forward to selling her delicious jams and preserves, but things are changing fast at the farmers' market. A fleet of food trucks has arrived for a two week visit, peddling cupcakes, tacos, chicken wings, and more--including a gourmet hot dog truck operated by Becca's own cousin, Peyton. Tensions between truck operators and market vendors over their required licenses reach a crescendo when the town's business manager is murdered. With Peyton already under suspicion

Jul 2, 2015
Capital crimes - London mysteries by

Capital crimes - London mysteries

Capital Crimes is an eclectic collection of London-based crime stories, blending the familiar with the unexpected in a way that reflects the personality of the city.

Jul 2, 2015
Cardington Crescent by Perry, Anne.

Cardington Crescent

When the womanizing aristocrat George March is found dead over his morning coffee, the immediate concern of his shocked Cardington Crescent household is quieting the scandal as discreetly--and quickly--as possible. Unfortunately for March's wife, Emily, that means accusing her of the murder. But the family does not take into account Emily's beloved sister, who is none other than the indomitable Charlotte Pitt. Together, Charlotte and her husband, police inspector Thomas Pitt, take on the seeming

Jun 26, 2015
Chasing a blond moon - a woods cop mystery by Heywood, Joseph.

Chasing a blond moon - a woods cop mystery

"Michigan conservation officer Grady Service is thrown into a tizzy when frozen bear gallbladders are found in the woods along with a murdered Korean-born professor."--

Jul 2, 2015
Cities and Thrones by Patel, Carrie

Cities and Thrones

Jun 27, 2015
Clandestine by Janes, J. Robert

Clandestine

Jul 2, 2015
Collared for murder by Knox, Annie, author.

Collared for murder

"The Midwestern Cat Fanciers' Organization is bringing its annual weeklong retreat to Merryville, Minnesota. While that's perfect for Izzy's business, it unleashes headaches for everyone else. The event has lots of workshops on the care and breeding of cats, and it culminates in a cat show with a fabulous prize--a platinum collar dangle worth some big bucks. Cattiness, of course, ensues. But the claws really come out after the prize disappears, and the wealthy director, Phillip Denford, is done

Jul 2, 2015
Corpse flower by Ferris, Gloria.

Corpse flower

Jul 2, 2015
Corrupted memory - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962-

Corrupted memory - a Tucker mystery

Jul 2, 2015
Crazy mountain kiss - a Sean Stranahan mystery by McCafferty, Keith, author.

Crazy mountain kiss - a Sean Stranahan mystery

"It's April, but there's still snow on the Montana mountains the day a member of the Madison River Liar and Fly Tiers club finds a Santa hat in the chimney of his rented cabin. With the flue clogged and desperate to make a fire, he climbs up to the roof, only to find the body of a teenage girl wedged into the chimney. When Sheriff Martha Ettinger and her team arrive to extract the body they identify the victim as Cinderella "Cindy" Huntingdon, a promising young rodeo star, missing since November

Jul 2, 2015
Crooked herring by Tyler, L. C.

Crooked herring

Jul 2, 2015
Dead certainty by Wilson, Glenis.

Dead certainty

A fast-paced mystery set in the cut-throat world of horse-racing: the first in the brand-new Harry Radcliffe series.

Jul 2, 2015
Dead Rapunzel by Houston, Victoria, 1945-

Dead Rapunzel

It's the dead of winter in Loon Lake when a wealthy widow is run down and killed by a logging truck on an icy street. The truck driver insists he saw a man shove the woman into the path of his truck. A lone witness who may have seen the man who shoved the victim is soon found dead--drowned in icy waters where he was ice fishing. Within hours, Police Chief Lewellyn Ferris finds herself dealing with malicious family members related to the dead woman, a cache of grisly paintings, and strange dist

Jun 26, 2015
Dead soon enough - a Juniper Song mystery by Cha, Steph.

Dead soon enough - a Juniper Song mystery

Jul 2, 2015