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A batter of life and death - a bakeshop mystery by Alexander, Ellie, author.

A batter of life and death - a bakeshop mystery

"Welcome to Torte-a small-town family bakeshop where the coffee is hot, the muffins are fresh, and the cakes are definitely to die for... It's autumn in Ashland, Oregon-'tis the season for a spiced hot apple cider with a serving (or two) of Torte's famous peach cobbler. It's also the perfect time for Jules Capshaw to promote her family's beloved bake shop by competing in The Pastry Channel's reality show, Take the Cake. The prize is $25,000. But as Jules quickly learns, some people would kill fo

Aug 2, 2015
A beam of light by Camilleri, Andrea.

A beam of light

Aug 2, 2015
A curious beginning - a Veronica Speedwell mystery by Raybourn, Deanna.

A curious beginning - a Veronica Speedwell mystery

Aug 2, 2015
A Deceptive Homecoming by Loan-Wilsey, Anna

A Deceptive Homecoming

Jul 28, 2015
A deceptive homecoming by Loan-Wilsey, Anna, author.

A deceptive homecoming

When her good friend Virginia Hayward's father passes away, Hattie Davish rushes to her hometown of St. Joseph, Missouri. She's looking forward to visiting the place where she grew up, even if the circumstances bringing her there are bleak. But upon her arrival, she learns that all is not well in St. Joe. Virginia is cold and distant, Frank Hayward's death is shrouded in mystery, and a string of troubling incidents have descended on Hattie's alma mater, Mrs. Chaplin's School for Women. Frank was

Aug 2, 2015
A killing in Zion - a mystery by Hunt, Andrew E., 1968-

A killing in Zion - a mystery

"After a high-profile case thrusts deputy Art Oveson into the spotlight, Salt Lake City's mayor taps him to head the city's Anti-Polygamy Squad. As a Mormon ashamed that his own ancestors played a part in the church's polygamist past, Art's eager to do his part to remove the extremists still practicing plural marriage. But after one of the polygamist patriarchs is murdered and a shell-shocked young woman found at the scene of the crime, Art finds himself drawn further into this society of extrem

Aug 2, 2015
A Perilous Alliance - A Tudor Mystery Featuring Ursula Blanchard by Buckley, Fiona

A Perilous Alliance - A Tudor Mystery Featuring Ursula Blanchard

Aug 2, 2015
A pitying of doves by Burrows, Steve, author.

A pitying of doves

When a senior attache´ with the Mexican Consulate is found dead alongside the director of a local bird sanctuary, many details pique Inspector Jejeunes interest, including a vacant field research position. Is this the escape from policing that he has been looking for? But first there's a murder to solve.

Aug 2, 2015
A sense of entitlement by Loan-Wilsey, Anna, author.

A sense of entitlement

When her job takes her to Newport, Rhode Island, traveling secretary and intrepid sleuth Hattie Davish finds herself in the middle of a labor dispute that results in the murder of the town's wealthiest resident, forcing her to employ her keen skills of detection to catch a killer amongst the town's gentry. Original.

Aug 2, 2015
A Shadowed Evil by Clare, Alys

A Shadowed Evil

Aug 2, 2015
A Shameful Murder by Harrison, Cora

A Shameful Murder

Jul 30, 2015
A shameful murder by Harrison, Cora, author.

A shameful murder

Cork, Ireland, 1923. When, one wet March morning, Reverend Mother Aquinas discovers a body at the gate of the convent chapel, she immediately sends for one of her former pupils, Police Sergeant Patrick Cashman, to investigate. Dead bodies ar not unusual in the poverty-stricken slums of Cork, but this one is dressed in evening finery; in her handbag is a dance program for the exclusive Merchants' Ball held the previous evening--and a midnight ticket for the Liverpool ferry. Against the backdrop o

Aug 2, 2015
A study in death by Huber, Anna Lee.

A study in death

Seeking a respite from her pregnant sister's wedding plans in 19th-century Scotland, Lady Kiera Darby accepts a commission to paint the portrait of an abused baroness who is subsequently murdered.

Aug 1, 2015
After the storm by Castillo, Linda.

After the storm

"In this electrifying thriller by New York Times bestseller Linda Castillo, Kate Burkholder must uncover a family's long-hidden past to solve a brutal murder... When a tornado tears through Painters Mill and unearths human remains, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder finds herself tasked with the responsibility of identifying the bones-and notifying the family. Evidence quickly emerges that the death was no accident and Kate finds herself plunged into a thirty year old case that takes her deep into

Aug 2, 2015
All Sales Final by Belle, Josie

All Sales Final

Aug 2, 2015
An order for death by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

An order for death

The schism of "nominalism" visits the Cambridge colleges, causing a riot and a murder that will lead Matthew Bartholomew to the doorstep of a priest who is trying to keep the peace.

Jul 29, 2015
Antidote to venom by Crofts, Freeman Wills, 1879-1957, author.

Antidote to venom

George Surridge, director of the Birmington Zoo, is a man with many worries: his marriage is collapsing; his finances are insecure; and an outbreak of disease threatens the animals in his care. As Surridge's debts mount and the pressure on him increases, he begins to dream of miracle solutions. But is he cunning enough to turn his dreams into reality - and could he commit the most devious murder in pursuit of his goals? This ingenious crime novel, with its unusual 'inverted' structure and sympat

Aug 2, 2015
Antler Dust by Stevens, Mark

Antler Dust

Aug 2, 2015
Basic law - a mystery of Cold War Europe by Jones, J. Sydney, author.

Basic law - a mystery of Cold War Europe

Expat American journalist Sam Kramer is burned out: too many dead bodies, too many wars covered, too little meaning in it all. He's got a dead-end job at the Daily European as the correspondent for Vienna, where nothing happens now that the Cold War is over. And that is exactly how Kramer likes it. But his private neutral zone is shattered with news of the suicide of Reni Mu¨ller, a German left-wing firebrand and Kramer's long-estranged ex-girlfriend. To his surprise, Kramer suddenly finds himse

Aug 2, 2015
Believe no one by Garrett, A. D., author.

Believe no one

Detective Chief Inspector Kate Simms is in the United States on sabbatical with St Louis PD. She is working with a 'method swap' team, reviewing cold cases, sharing expertise. Forensic expert Professor Nick Fennimore also happens to be in the States on a book tour and is engineering his trip to get down to St Louis--the last thing Simms wants . . . But a call for help from a sheriff's deputy in Oklahoma distracts the professor: a mother dead, her child gone. Fennimore's quick mind rapidly gets t

Aug 2, 2015