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Eggnog murder by Meier, Leslie/ Hollis, Lee/ Ross, Barbara Eggnog murder

Collects holiday-themed mysteries by three popular authors including "Eggnog Murder" by Leslie Meier, in which a gift-wrapped bottle of eggnog proves to be a killer concoction for a Tinkers Cove local, and Lucy Stone must seek out the murdering mixologist.

Sep 29, 2016
Failure to appear - a J.P. Beaumont novel by Jance, Judith A., author. Failure to appear - a J.P. Beaumont novel

"A desperate father's search for his runaway daughter has led him to the last place he ever expected to find her: backstage at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. But the murders in this dazzling world of make-believe are no mere stagecraft, and the blood is all too real. The hunt for his child has plunged former Seattle Homicide Detective J.P. Beaumont into a bone-chilling drama of revenge, greed, and butchery, where innocents are made to suffer in perverse and terrible ways. And many more young l

Sep 29, 2016
Fields where they lay - a Junior Bender mystery by Hallinan, Timothy, author. Fields where they lay - a Junior Bender mystery

"It's the week before Christmas in Tinsel Town, and the Edgerton Mall isn't exactly full of holiday cheer, despite its two Santas. The mall is a fossil of an industry in decline; many of its stores are closed, and to make matters worse, there is a rampant shoplifting problem. Enter burglar Junior Bender, the unwilling fixer for LA's various underworld bosses. The murderous Russian gangster who owns the mall hires Junior to look into the shoplifting problem for him. But Junior's surveillance ope

Sep 29, 2016
Fire in the stars by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947- author. Fire in the stars

Amanda Doucette is recovering from her aid stint in Nigeria. She knows her friend Phil, who lived through the same harrowing time, is still struggling with the memories, so they've hatched a plan to head into the wilderness of Newfoundland and try to reconnect with nature. But when Phil doesn't meet her at the ferry, Amanda begins an ever more desperate search for her troubled friend.

Sep 29, 2016
Glow of death by Cleland, Jane K, author. Glow of death

Sep 29, 2016
Hell Bay - a Barker & Llewelyn novel by Thomas, Will, 1958- author. Hell Bay - a Barker & Llewelyn novel

"At the request of Her Majesty's government, private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker agrees to take on his least favorite kind of assignment--he's to provide security for a secret conference with the French government. The conference is to take place on the private estate of Lord Hargrave on a remote island off the coast of Cornwall. The goal of the conference is the negotiation of a new treaty with France. The cover story for the gathering is a house party--an attempt to introduce Lord Hargrave's tw

Sep 29, 2016
Hell fire by Fossum, Karin, 1954- author. Hell fire

"A gruesome tableau awaits Inspector Konrad Sejer in the oppressive summer heat: a woman and a young boy lay dead in a pool of blood near a dank camper. The details of the deaths of Bonnie Hayden and her five-year-old son Simon are mysterious. There is no sign of robbery or assault. Who would brutally stab a defenseless woman and her child? Sejer and his fellow investigator Jakob Skarre begin a hunt for the killer that will eventually lead them to a heartbreaking conclusion. In a parallel storyl

Sep 29, 2016
Hot start - a Cordell Logan mystery by Freed, David, 1954- author. Hot start - a Cordell Logan mystery

"A notorious, international big game hunter and his beautiful, former flight attendant wife are gunned down at long range late one sweltering summer night while swimming naked on their seaside estate in opulent Rancho Bonita, California. Police investigators are convinced that the killer is a strident, outspoken animal rights activist with both military experience and a criminal record. The evidence against him would appear overwhelming--until rumors begin to surface that others may have had the

Sep 29, 2016
In plain sight by Box, C. J., author. In plain sight

"Ranch owner and matriarch Opal Scarlett has vanished under suspicious circumstances during a bitter struggle between her sons for control of her million-dollar empire. Joe Pickett is convinced one of them have done her in, and when he becomes the victim of a series of wicked and increasingly violent pranks, Joe wonders if what's happening has less to do with Opal's disappearance than with the darkest chapters of his own past. Whoever is after him has a vicious debt to collect, and wants Joe to

Sep 29, 2016
Lament for Bonnie - a mystery by Emery, Anne, author. Lament for Bonnie - a mystery

When twelve-year-old Bonnie MacDonald disappears from a family party, the entire clan is determined to find her, but Monte Collins' daughter Normie has insights that the adults do not as she gets to know Bonnie's cousins and friends.

Sep 29, 2016
Last man by Buffa, D. W. Last man

Sep 29, 2016
Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics by Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics

From Hollywood starlets to downtown taxi dancers, and from Central Avenue speakeasies to clapboard Venice Beach shacks to Depression-era hobos riding the rails, this volume brings you the masters of the genre penning tales of love, lust, and loss in the City of Angels. Includes classic stories by: Raymond Chandler, Paul Cain, James Ellroy, Leigh Brackett, James M. Cain, Chester Himes, Ross MacDonald, Walter Mosley, Naomi Hirahara, Margaret Millar, Joseph Hansen, William Campbell Gault, Jervey Te

Sep 29, 2016
Manitou Canyon - a novel by Krueger, William Kent, author. Manitou Canyon - a novel

""One of today's automatic buy-today-read-tonight series ... thoughtful but suspenseful, fast but lasting, contemporary but strangely timeless." (Lee Child) In the extraordinary new Cork O'Connor thriller from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author William Kent Krueger, the lives of hundreds of innocent people are at stake when Cork vanishes just days before his daughter's wedding. Since the violent deaths of his wife, father, and best friend all occurred in previous Novembers

Sep 29, 2016
Matrimony in miniature by Grace, Margaret, 1937- author. Matrimony in miniature

Sep 29, 2016
Miami noir by Miami noir

Sep 24, 2016
Murder at Rough Point by Maxwell, Alyssa, author. Murder at Rough Point

In glittering Newport, Rhode Island, at the close of the nineteenth century, status is everything. But despite being a poorer relation to the venerable Vanderbilts, Emma Cross has shaped her own identity--as a reporter and a sleuth. Fancies and Fashion reporter Emma Cross is sent by the Newport Observer to cover an elite house party at Rough Point, the "cottage" owned by her distant cousin Frederick Vanderbilt, which has been rented as a retreat for artists. To her surprise, the illustrious gues

Sep 29, 2016
Murder at the house of rooster happiness by Casarett, David J., author. Murder at the house of rooster happiness

"A fascinating mystery set in Thailand in the vein of Alexander McCall Smith, where a nurse ethicist turns detective. Ladarat Patalung, for one, would have been happier without a serial murderer in her life. Then again, she never meant to be a detective in the first place. But while content in her role at the Chaing Mai Hospital in Thailand as the nurse ethicist, Ladarat couldn't resist when police detective Kuhn Wiriya came to her with his dilemma. Two nights ago, a young woman brought her husb

Sep 29, 2016
Murder offstage- a Posie Parker mystery by Hathaway, L. B. Murder offstage- a Posie Parker mystery

Sep 29, 2016
Murder with macaroni and cheese - a Mahalia Watkins soul food mystery by Herbert, A. L., author. Murder with macaroni and cheese - a Mahalia Watkins soul food mystery

When the organizing committee for her upcoming high school reunion desperately needs a caterer, Halia agrees to help out. Soon she's serving up her signature macaroni and cheese and famous chicken wings to a host of appreciative ex-classmates. Some folks have blossomed since graduation. Others, like manipulative Raynell Rollins, currently married to a former football star, haven't changed nearly enough. When Raynell is found dead the morning after the reunion, the roll call of possible suspects

Sep 29, 2016
My Kind of Town by Sandrolini, John My Kind of Town

Sep 29, 2016