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Deep Six by Lyle, D. P.

Deep Six

May 27, 2016
Demise in denim by Brown, Duffy, author.

Demise in denim

The azaleas and magnolias are in bloom and Walker Boone is on the run. When Reagan Summerside turned the first floor of her old Victorian home into a consignment shop, she never imagined she'd be harboring a fugitive in her attic. But after a dead man is found in a bathtub and local lawyer Walker Boone is accused of doing the dirty deed, she suddenly has a new houseguest. Having the lawyer who took her to the cleaners in her divorce settlement and who has been getting under her skin ever since i

May 27, 2016
Destiny's pawn - a Peyton Cote novel by Keeley, D. A., 1970- author.

Destiny's pawn - a Peyton Cote novel

May 27, 2016
Diana's altar by Cleverly, Barbara, author.

Diana's altar

"Cambridge, October 1933. Inside the old All Hallows Church on All Hallows' Eve, Doctor Adelaide Hartest bears witness to the final moments of a dying stranger. Despite the dagger plunged into the stranger's chest, the death is ruled a suicide, compounded by a formal confession before death. The victim, it is revealed, is known to Scotland Yard, and Assistant Commissioner Joe Sandilands is sent all the way from London to investigate. Thrown into a deadly ring of cloak-and-dagger politics and hig

May 27, 2016
Drinking gourd - a Benjamin January mystery by Hambly, Barbara, author.

Drinking gourd - a Benjamin January mystery

"Benjamin January is called up to Vicksburg, deep in cotton-plantation country, to help a wounded 'conductor' of the Underground Railroad - the secret network of safe-houses that guide escaping slaves to freedom. When the chief 'conductor' of the 'station' is found murdered, Jubal Cain, the coordinator of the whole Railroad system in Mississippi, is accused of the crime. Since Cain can't expose the nature of his involvement in the railroad, January has to step in and find the true killer - befor

May 27, 2016
Endgame by Round, Jeffrey

Endgame

May 27, 2016
Engaged in Death by Blackmoore, Stephanie

Engaged in Death

May 27, 2016
Evil turns by Tesh, Jane, author.

Evil turns

Private investigator and former beauty queen Madeline Maclin thought she'd seen it all in her small North Carolina town of Celosia, until a young man's body covered in strange occult symbols is found in a local vineyard. Years ago, a group of women in town formed Darkrose Coven, a practice now taken up by younger residents who insist that their dark rose tattoos only honor their favorite character from the popular Pagan Desires books and movies. Has the old coven reappeared? Is the new coven res

May 25, 2016
Fatal pursuit by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23-

Fatal pursuit

When a local scholar turns up dead at St. Denis' annual rally and classic car parade, Bruno, chief of police, suspects foul play, especially when a family squabble and international crime are factored in, making the investigation even more challenging.

May 22, 2016
Faux pas by Esposito, Shannon, author.

Faux pas

When one of her clients winds up dead and her friend's husband is the prime suspect, doggie-yoga instructor Elle, accompanied by sexy PI Devon, is pulled into the investigation.

May 27, 2016
Final Fondue by Corrigan, Maya

Final Fondue

May 27, 2016
Gold of our fathers by Quartey, Kwei J., author.

Gold of our fathers

"Darko Dawson has just been promoted to Chief Inspector in the Ghana Police Service--the promotion even comes with a (rather modest) salary bump. But he doesn't have long to celebrate, because his new boss is transferring him from Accra, Ghana's capital, out to remote Obuasi, in the Ashanti region, an area now notorious for the illegal exploitation of its gold mines. The assignment will last at least a year, meaning Dawson has the unpleasant choice of uprooting his entire family or making do wit

May 25, 2016
Goodbye forever by Hill, Bonnie Hearn, 1945- author.

Goodbye forever

Crime blogger and radio host Kit Doyle goes undercover - and into danger - in the second of this intriguing crime series. 17-year-old Jessica is missing. There are no clues as to why she disappeared - apart from the note she left behind: I love you. Goodbye forever. It turns out that Jessica is not the first teenager to have gone missing, nor the first to have left exactly the same note. With a personal family connection to the missing girl, crime blogger and radio host Kit Doyle is determined t

May 27, 2016
Hard knocks by Carr, Howie.

Hard knocks

After the murder of a client, former Boston cop-turned-private investigator Jack Reilly is compelled to sift through decades of corruption to discover who is trying to kill him.

May 27, 2016
High Jinx by Esposito, Shannon

High Jinx

May 27, 2016
Homicide in the House by Shogan, Colleen J.

Homicide in the House

May 22, 2016
In the cold dark ground by MacBride, Stuart, author.

In the cold dark ground

Investigating a murdered body that may be tied to a missing persons case, Sergeant Logan McRae finds his job challenged by Aberdeen gang activity, his responsibility-eschewing former boss, and a new superintendent determined to make his life miserable.

May 27, 2016
Keeper of the flame by Batten, Jack, 1932- author.

Keeper of the flame

May 27, 2016
Killer cocktail by Kiely, Tracy, author.

Killer cocktail

Walking the red carpet at the Academy Awards with a bow-tied Bullmastiff draws Nic and Nigel Martini plenty of attention from the press. But that's nothing compared to the attention they receive at the A-list after party, when Hollywood royalty learn they've discovered behind-the-scenes footage from an acclaimed film that left one of its stars dead. Returning home after the party, Nic and Nigel find their house in shambles and their employee DeDee Evans beaten within an inch of her life. And whe

May 27, 2016
Killer Look by Fairstein, Linda A.

Killer Look

May 27, 2016