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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

Dec 25, 2014
Board Stiff by Lynn, Kendel

Board Stiff

Dec 25, 2014
Bred to kill - a thriller by Thilliez, Franck.

Bred to kill - a thriller

Dec 25, 2014
Broken angels by Masterton, Graham, author.

Broken angels

Someone is brutally killing Catholic priests. Revenge? Or something more sinister? Katie Maguire must get to the truth.

Dec 25, 2014
Bryant & May and the bleeding heart - a peculiar crimes unit mystery by Fowler, Christopher.

Bryant & May and the bleeding heart - a peculiar crimes unit mystery

"A teenager sees a dead man rise from his grave--and moments later is killed in a sudden hit-and-run accident. Seven ravens housed in the impenetrable fortress that is the Tower of London vanish without a trace--and legend has it that when the ravens leave, the city will fall. Bryant and May must figure out how these two inexplicable, seemingly unrelated mysteries fit together as they begin an investigation that finds them confronting a group of latter-day body snatchers and exploring the corrid

Dec 25, 2014
Cat on a cold tin roof - an Eli Paxton mystery by Resnick, Michael D.

Cat on a cold tin roof - an Eli Paxton mystery

Hard-luck gumshoe Eli Paxton is hired to find a missing cat--a very important cat, it turns out, because its collar is studded with diamonds worth a small fortune. What starts as a routine search of animal shelters soon becomes a perilous journey through a murky underworld. The woman who hired Paxton is the wealthy widow of a recently murdered financial adviser with an alias and mobster ties. Eli finds the cat, but not the collar. Eventually, he's forced to unravel an intricate plot involving a

Dec 25, 2014
Caught dead - a Rick Van Lam mystery by Lanh, Andrew, author.

Caught dead - a Rick Van Lam mystery

"Mary Le Vu, wife of a poor grocery-store owner, is gunned down in a drive-by. Her twin sister insists dutiful Mary 'wouldn't be caught dead' in that drug-infested zone. The police rule it an unlucky accident. Skeptics hire private eye Rick Van Lam to get to the truth. Amerasian Rick--his father an unknown US soldier--is one of the Bui Doi, children of the dust, so often rejected by Vietnamese culture. But his young sidekick, Hank Nguyen, a pureblood Vietnamese, can help Rick navigate the closed

Dec 25, 2014
City of brick and shadow by Wirkus, Tim, 1983-

City of brick and shadow

Already struggling to keep their tiny congregation afloat, two Mormon missionaries stationed in the dangerous Latin American neighborhood of Vila Barbosa suspect the worst when Marco Aurelio, a man they recently baptized, disappears from a crowded street market. When the neighborhood's corrupt police force shows no interest, Elder Toronto and Elder Schwartz decide to investigate Marco Aurelio's disappearance themselves. Breaking mission rule after mission rule, the elders doggedly pursue any clu

Dec 25, 2014
Clandestine by Ellroy, James, 1948-

Clandestine

Ambitious rookie policeman Freddy Underhill attempts to advance his career by investigating the strangling of a woman and uncovers deadly secrets

Dec 25, 2014
Classic Cashes In - A Case for Jack Colby, Car Detective by Myers, Amy

Classic Cashes In - A Case for Jack Colby, Car Detective

Dec 25, 2014
Condemned to Death - A Burren Mystery Set in Sixteenth-century Ireland by Harrison, Cora

Condemned to Death - A Burren Mystery Set in Sixteenth-century Ireland

Dec 25, 2014
Converging parallels - a Commissario Trotti mystery by Williams, Timothy.

Converging parallels - a Commissario Trotti mystery

"Northern Italy, 1978: Commissario Piero Trotti, trusted senior police investigator in an anonymous provincial city off the River Po, has two difficult cases to solve. An unidentified, dismembered body has been found in the river, and it's up to Trotti to figure out who the murder victim is. Meanwhile, an estranged friend approaches Trotti with a desperate personal plea: his six-year-old daughter--Trotti's own goddaughter--has been kidnapped. In the wake of the high-profile February 1978 kidnapp

Dec 25, 2014
Corpse with the golden nose by Ace, Cathy

Corpse with the golden nose

Dec 25, 2014
Corpse with the silver tongue by Ace, Cathy

Corpse with the silver tongue

Dec 25, 2014
Crash course - a Truman Kicklighter mystery by Trocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-, author.

Crash course - a Truman Kicklighter mystery

A used car salesman sells a Florida waitress a lemon and before she can return it, the car is stolen as part of an insurance scam. Eventually she finds the car with the salesman inside, dead. So begins a comic mystery featuring reporter Jeff Cantrell. By the author of Heart Trouble.

Dec 25, 2014
Crimson angel - a Benjamin January novel by Hambly, Barbara, author.

Crimson angel - a Benjamin January novel

When his brother-in-law is murdered while searching for a family treasure, Benjamin January is forced to travel to rebellion-torn Haiti of 1838.

Dec 25, 2014
Darned if you do by Ferris, Monica.

Darned if you do

"The USA Today bestselling Needlecraft Mysteries have shown that when it comes to murder, Betsy Devonshire, owner of the Crewel World needlework shop, doesn't mess around. But when a local hoarder is murdered, she'll need all her wits to dig a new friendout of a heap of trouble... After a tree falls on Tom Riordan's house, landing him in the hospital, the police discover a mountain of junk piled high in his home. Locals in Excelsior, Minnesota--including Betsy and her Crewel World Monday Bunch--

Dec 25, 2014
Dead Letters by Lock, Joan

Dead Letters

Dec 25, 2014
Dead of Night by Collett, Chris

Dead of Night

Dec 25, 2014
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

Dec 25, 2014