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Cop Town - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971-, author.

Cop Town - a novel

"Atlanta, 1974. It's Kate Murphy's first day on the job and the Atlanta Police Department is seething after the murder of an officer. Before the day has barely begun, she already suspects she's not cut out for the job as a cop. Her male uniform is too big, she can't handle a gun, and she's rapidly learning that the APD is hardly a place that welcomes women. Worse still, in the ensuing manhunt, he'll be partnered with Maggie Lawson, a cop with her own ax to grind (and a brother and uncle already

Jul 20, 2014
Countdown by Cooper, Susan Rogers

Countdown

Jul 21, 2014
Cradle to grave by Kuhns, Eleanor.

Cradle to grave

"Will Rees is adjusting to life on his Maine farm in 1797, but he's already hungering for the freedom of the road, and his chance to travel comes sooner than he expects. Lydia has just received a letter from her old friend Mouse, a soft-spoken and gentle woman who now lives in the Shaker community in Mount Unity, New York. To Lydia and Rees's astonishment, she's in trouble with the law. She's kidnapped five children, claiming that their mother, Maggie Whitney, is unfit to care for them. Despite

Jul 17, 2014
Crime always pays by Burke, Declan, author.

Crime always pays

Karen and Ray are on their way to the Greek islands to rendezvous with Madge and split the fat bag of cash they conned from her ex-husband Rossi when they kidnapped, well, Madge. But they've reckoned without Stephanie Doyle, the cop who can't decide if she wants to arrest Madge, shoot Rossi, or ride off into the sunset with Ray. And then there's Melody, the wannabe movie director, who's pinning all her hopes on Sleeps, the narcoleptic getaway driver who just wants to go back inside and do some s

Jul 21, 2014
Crime rib by Budewitz, Leslie, author.

Crime rib

"Gourmet food market owner Erin Murphy is determined to get Jewel Bay, Montana's, scrumptious local fare some national attention. But her scheme for culinary celebrity goes up in flames when the town's big break is interrupted by murder. Food Preneurs, one of the hottest cooking shows on TV, has decided to feature Jewel Bay in an upcoming episode, and everyone in town is preparing for their close-ups, including the crew at the Glacier Mercantile, aka the Merc. Not only is Erin busy remodeling he

Jul 21, 2014
Cut to the quick by Ross, Kate.

Cut to the quick

Jul 21, 2014
Darkness, Darkness by Harvey, John

Darkness, Darkness

Jul 21, 2014
Day of Vengeance by Dams, Jeanne M.

Day of Vengeance

Jul 21, 2014
Dead heading - a Sloan and Crosby mystery by Aird, Catherine.

Dead heading - a Sloan and Crosby mystery

When Jack Haines reports a break-in at his greenhouse, the motive of the intruder is unclear. Other than the destruction of some expensive orchids, no damage had been done, and nothing seems to be missing. But Detective Chief Inspector C.D Sloan senses something sinister in this seemingly minor action.

Jul 17, 2014
Death by Devil's Breath by Logan, Kylie

Death by Devil's Breath

Jul 21, 2014
Death in an ivory tower - a Dotsy Lamb travel mystery by Hudgins, Maria.

Death in an ivory tower - a Dotsy Lamb travel mystery

Dotsy's at a scholarly conference at Oxford; the subject is The Lingering Effects of the King Arthur Tales on Life in Elizabethan England. But two participants don't fit in: Dotsy has inadvertently invited a couple of New Agers from Glastonbury. Their agenda is to prove to these arrogant academics that King Arthur and Guinevere were real people. As a big surprise, Bram Fitzwaring plans to produce their royal bones. When he turns up dead, Fitzwaring-- an insulin-dependent diabetic-- appears to ha

Jul 21, 2014
Death in the Dolomites - A Rick Montoya Italian Mystery by Wagner, David

Death in the Dolomites - A Rick Montoya Italian Mystery

Jul 21, 2014
Death of a Crabby Cook - A Food Festival Mystery by Pike, Penny

Death of a Crabby Cook - A Food Festival Mystery

Jul 21, 2014
Death of a dog whisperer by Berenson, Laurien, author.

Death of a dog whisperer

When her aunt's dog-whispering prote´ge´ is found dead, Melanie Travis must help sort through the growing list of suspects to find the killer, all while juggling motherhood, marriage, and her six beloved poodles.

Jul 21, 2014
Derek Smith omnibus by Smith, Derek Howard

Derek Smith omnibus

Jul 21, 2014
Designated Daughters by Maron, Margaret

Designated Daughters

Jul 17, 2014
Done to death by Atkins, Charles, author.

Done to death

Ada Strauss is delighted to be asked to host a new TV show about antiques, produced by Lenore Parks Productions. But after Lenore is murdered, Ada and her partner Lilian get sucked into the affairs of Leonor's children, and there are twisted secrets at the heart of the Parks family that will prove dangerous for all involved.

Jul 21, 2014
Dry bones in the valley - a novel by Bouman, Tom.

Dry bones in the valley - a novel

"The lone policeman in a small township on the sparse northern border [of Pennsylvania], Henry Farrell expected to spend his mornings hunting and fishing, his evenings playing old-time music. Instead, he has watched the steady encroachment of gas drilling bring new wealth and erode neighborly trust. The drug trade is pushing heroin into the territory. There are outlaws cooking meth in the woods, guys Henry grew up with. When a stranger turns up dead, Henrys search for the killer will open old wo

Jul 21, 2014
Dyeing shame- death at the Beauty Box by Craig, Elizabeth Spann

Dyeing shame- death at the Beauty Box

Jul 21, 2014
Enemies at home by Davis, Lindsey, author.

Enemies at home

In Ancient Rome, the number of slaves was far greater than that of free citizens. As a result, often the people Romans feared most were the "enemies at home," the slaves under their own roofs. Because of this, Roman law decreed that if the head of a household was murdered at home, and the culprit wasn't quickly discovered, his slaves, all of them, guilty or not, were presumed responsible and were put to death. Without exception. When a couple is found dead in their own bedroom and their house bu

Jul 21, 2014