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Desert heat by Jance, Judith A.

Desert heat

Joanna Brady dedicates herself to finding out the truth when her husband Andy, a Cochise County police officer, is shot in what is passed off by the police brass as a suicide attempt, and then implicated in a drug smuggling operation.

Sep 18, 2014
Fat cat at large by Cantrell, Janet.

Fat cat at large

When her chubby cat with a gift for sniffing out edibles leads her to the scene of a murder, Charity Oliver, the owner of a Minneapolis treatery, stumbles over the dead body of a sneaky business rival and must clear her name before even more trouble is stirred up.

Sep 19, 2014
Fear and Loathing by Norman, Hilary

Fear and Loathing

Sep 19, 2014
Festive in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Festive in death

"Eve Dallas deals with a homicide-and the holiday season-in the latest from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. Personal trainer Trey Ziegler was in peak physical condition. If you didn't count the kitchen knife in his well-toned chest. Lieutenant Eve Dallas soon discovers a lineup of women who'd been loved and left by the narcissistic gym rat. While Dallas sorts through the list of Ziegler's enemies, she's also dealing with her Christmas shopping list-plus the guest list for her and her b

Sep 19, 2014
Fighting chance - a Gregor Demarkian novel by Haddam, Jane, 1951-

Fighting chance - a Gregor Demarkian novel

When his best friend, parish priest Tibor Kasparian, is wrongly arrested for murder, a distraught Gregor Demarkian breaks his personal rules about consulting in his determination to uncover the truth.

Sep 19, 2014
Get Carter by Lewis, Ted, 1940-1982.

Get Carter

"Famously adapted into the iconic film starring Michael Caine, Get Carter--originally published as Jack's Return Home--ranks among the most canonical of crime novels. With a special Foreword by Mike Hodges, director of Get Carter. It's a rainy night in the mill town of Scunthorpe when a London fixer named Jack Carter steps off a northbound train. He's left the neon lights and mod lifestyle of Soho behind to come north to his hometown for a funeral--his brother Frank's. Frank was very drunk when

Sep 19, 2014
Gone for good by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Gone for good

As a boy, Will Klein had a hero: his older brother, Ken. Then, on a warm suburban night in the Kleins' affluent New Jersey neighborhood, a young woman--a girl Will had once loved--was found brutally murdered in her family's basement. The prime suspect: Ken Klein. With the evidence against him overwhelming, Ken simply vanished. And when his shattered family never heard from Ken again, they were sure he was gone for good.

Sep 19, 2014
Groomed for murder - a pet boutique mystery by Knox, Annie, author.

Groomed for murder - a pet boutique mystery

When a guest drops dead at the altar on her friend and mentor's wedding day, Izzy McHale, the owner of Trendy Tails Pet Boutique, along with her friends and pets, must catch a clever killer before even more fur flies.

Sep 19, 2014
Half in love with artful death by Crider, Bill, 1941-

Half in love with artful death

"The local community college and an antique dealer team up to have a workshop for artists. One local man, Burt Collins, isn't fond of the art, and he isn't fond of having the artists in town. Sheriff Dan Rhodes is called to the antique store because Collins has been accused of vandalizing some paintings. When Rhodes arrives, two men are restraining Collins. But before Rhodes can take Collins into custody, a near riot breaks out. Rhodes gets the situation under control with the help of college ma

Sep 17, 2014
Hell on wheels by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952-

Hell on wheels

Sep 19, 2014
Helsinki Noir by Thompson, James (EDT)

Helsinki Noir

Sep 19, 2014
Herring girl by Taylor, Debbie, 1969- author.

Herring girl

A troubled boy. A psychotherapist specializing in past life regression. An unsolved murder from 100 years ago that threatens to take another life. Twelve-year-old Ben believes he is a girl. When therapist Mary suggests hypnosis, he recalls a past life as herring girl Annie. The session ends abruptly and Mary begins to suspect that Annie might have been murdered. As the therapy continues, the events surrounding Annie's final days start to emerge: her secret affair with young fisherman Sam; the vi

Sep 19, 2014
Ho-ho-homicide by Dunnett, Kaitlyn

Ho-ho-homicide

Sep 19, 2014
In the Company of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon by Klinger, Leslie S. (EDT)/ King, Laurie R. (EDT)

In the Company of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon

Sep 19, 2014
In the shadow of lies - an Oliver Wright mystery novel by Adler, Mary.

In the shadow of lies - an Oliver Wright mystery novel

Richmond, California. World War II. A cross burning takes innocent lives and unsettles the town. After Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, American Italians start to disappear, a rapist promises to revisit his victims, and someone viciously beats shipyard workers to death. His failure to solve these seemingly unrelated events haunts homicide detective Oliver Wright, even after he reenlists in the Marines and finds himself fighting in the Pacific. Oliver returns to Richmond near the end of the war, injur

Sep 19, 2014
Introducing Agatha Raisin / The Quiche of Death / The Vicious Vet by Beaton, M. C.

Introducing Agatha Raisin / The Quiche of Death / The Vicious Vet

Sep 18, 2014
Introducing Agatha Raisin by Beaton, M. C.

Introducing Agatha Raisin

Presents the first two books in M.C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin series, "The Quiche of Death", in which Agatha leaves her successful London firm to settle in the quiet village of Carsely, where she investigates the death of a local baking contest judge; and "The Vicious Vet", where Agatha convinces her neighbor to help her find the person responsible for killing the local vet.

Sep 19, 2014
Jane and the twelve days of Christmas - being a Jane Austen mystery by Barron, Stephanie.

Jane and the twelve days of Christmas - being a Jane Austen mystery

"The twelfth installment in Stephanie Barron's fan-favorite Being a Jane Austen Mystery series. Christmas Eve, 1814: Jane Austen has been invited to spend the holiday with family and friends at The Vyne, the gorgeous ancestral home of the wealthy and politically prominent Chute family. As the year fades and friends begin to gather beneath the mistletoe for the twelve days of Christmas festivities, Jane and her circle are in a celebratory mood: Mansfield Park is selling nicely; Napoleon has been

Sep 19, 2014
Justice postponed by Fraser, Anthea, author.

Justice postponed

Biographer Rona Parish has a new project, contributing a series for the local glossy magazine, Chiltern Life, documenting life changing experiences from those who have lived through them. When her father suggests she speaks to his friend Frank Hathaway, who was in Iraq during the invasion of Kuwait, Rona decides to pay him a visit. But Frank was also badly injured in a failed rescue attempt following a car crash the previous year, and has been tormented by flashbacks ever since. As Frank's flash

Sep 19, 2014
Land of Careful Shadows by Chazin, Suzanne

Land of Careful Shadows

Sep 19, 2014