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Blood of the south by Clare, Alys, author.

Blood of the south

In Autumn of 1093, Lassair encounters a veiled noblewoman on the quay at Cambridge, set on by an angry mob. She has no idea that the woman, alone but for her infant child, brings both mystery and peril. Then a devastating flood hits the fens, and among the wreckage washed up Aelf Fen is a body. Lassair, in the company of a sheriff's officer, wonders if she is dealing with murder. Meanwhile, in the south, Lassair's beloved Rollo is moving with relief towards the conclusion of his mission for King

Jan 29, 2015
Blood sport by Francis, Dick.

Blood sport

"Reluctantly agreeing to locate a missing priceless breeding stallion for his employer, Gene Hawkins suddenly finds himself the target of millionaire Dave Teller's socialite wife, as he falls in love with his own boss's daughter and becomes the prey of a vicious gang of horse thieves"--NoveList.

Jan 29, 2015
Blue Avenue by Wiley, Michael, 1961- author.

Blue Avenue

Summoned by his old friend, homicide detective Daniel Turner, to identify the trussed-up, naked body of a woman, found wrapped in cellophane amongst a pile of garbage on Blue Avenue, a down-at-heel area of Jacksonville, Florida, businessman William Byrd or "BB" is in for a shock. He recognises the dead woman as Belinda Mabry, the girl with whom he spent an intense and passionate summer twenty-five years before. What's more, as Daniel informs him, she's the third victim to have met such a hideous

Jan 29, 2015
Board stiff by Lynn, Kendel, author.

Board stiff

Elliott Lisbon encounters a mystery at the Ballantyne Foundation on Sea Pine Island, SC, involving the board chair, Jane Hatting, who is accused of murder. After investigating all the criminal schemes involved in the scandal, she realizes she may be the next victim.

Jan 29, 2015
Borrowed Crime by Cass, Laurie

Borrowed Crime

Jan 29, 2015
Bred to kill - a thriller by Thilliez, Franck.

Bred to kill - a thriller

In this sequel to Syndrome E, Lucie Henebelle and Inspector Sharko have reunited to take on the case of the brutal murder of Eva Louts, a promising graduate student who was killed while working at a primate research center outside Paris. But what first appears to be a vicious animal attack soon proves to be something more sinister. What was Eva secretly researching? Was she tracking three fanatical scientists who control a thirty-thousand-year-old virus with plans to unleash it into the world?"-

Jan 29, 2015
By Book or by Crook - A Lighthouse Library Mystery by Gates, Eva

By Book or by Crook - A Lighthouse Library Mystery

Jan 29, 2015
Cat out of hell by Truss, Lynne.

Cat out of hell

Jan 29, 2015
Children of the Tide - A Victorian Detective Story by Redfern, Jon

Children of the Tide - A Victorian Detective Story

Jan 29, 2015
Classic cashes in by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic cashes in

Jan 29, 2015
Cold betrayal - an Ali Reynolds novel by Jance, Judith A.

Cold betrayal - an Ali Reynolds novel

"Revenge isn't the only dish served cold... Ali Reynolds's longtime friend and Taser-carrying nun, Sister Anselm, rushes to the bedside of a young pregnant woman hospitalized for severe injuries after she was hit by a car on a deserted Arizona highway. The girl had been running away from The Family, a polygamous cult with no patience for those who try to leave its ranks. Something about her strikes a chord in Sister Anselm, reminding her of a case she worked years before when another young girl

Jan 29, 2015
Condemned to death - a Burren mystery by Harrison, Cora, author.

Condemned to death - a Burren mystery

When Mara, Brehon of the Burren, is summoned to the sandy beach of Fanore, on the western fringe of the kingdom of the Burren, she sees a sight that she has never witnessed before during her thirty years as law-enforcer and investigating magistrate: a dead man lying in a boat with no oars. Immediately her scholars jump to the conclusion that the man has been found guilty of kin-murder. The Brehon sentence for this worst of all crimes is that the murderer be towed out to sea and left to the mercy

Jan 29, 2015
Criminal Confections - With Recipes by London, Colette

Criminal Confections - With Recipes

Jan 29, 2015
Crimson angel by Hambly, Barbara, author.

Crimson angel

When Jefferson Vitrack - the white half-brother of Benjamin January's wife - turns up on January's doorstep in the summer of 1838 claiming he has discovered a clue to the whereabouts of the family's lost treasure, January has no hesitation about refusing to help look for it. For the treasure lies in Haiti, the island that was once France's most profitable colony - until the blood-chilling repression practiced there by the whites upon their slaves triggered a savage rebellion. The world's only Bl

Jan 29, 2015
Cry Uncle by McLean, Russel D.

Cry Uncle

Jan 29, 2015
Cut to the quick by Ross, Kate.

Cut to the quick

In the 1820s, Mark Craddock, a former stable hand, blackmails Hugh Fontclair into affiancing Fontclair's son to Craddock's daughter, and at a party before the wedding, Julian Kestrel finds a murdered woman in his bed.

Jan 29, 2015
Dark Rooms by Anolik, Lili

Dark Rooms

Jan 29, 2015
Dead letters - an Inspector Best mystery by Lock, Joan.

Dead letters - an Inspector Best mystery

It is a beautiful warm August day in 1880: perfect weather for the annual Metropolitan Police Annual Fete held at Alexandra Palace. Inspector Best is summoned to uncover the identity of 'Quicksilver' who has send an anonymous note threatening to cause an horrific explosion at the event. When a second note is received and its threats become increasingly confusing with their literary allusions, Best seeks out the help of Helen Franks, a close friend from the past. However, is Quicksilver really in

Jan 29, 2015
Dead of night by Collett, Chris, author.

Dead of night

Jan 29, 2015
Dead red by O'Mara, Tim.

Dead red

"New York City school teacher Raymond Donne had no idea how bad his night was going to get when he picked up the phone. Ricky Torres, his old friend from his days as a cop, needs Ray's help, and he needs it right now in the middle of the night. Ricky picks Ray up in the taxi he has been driving since returning from serving as a Marine in Iraq, but before Ricky can tell Ray what's going on the windows of the taxi explode under a hail of bullets killing Ricky and knocking Ray unconscious as he div

Jan 29, 2015