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Deadly dunes - a Mac McClellan mystery by Helms, E. Michael, author.

Deadly dunes - a Mac McClellan mystery

Hours after hiring Mac McClellan to investigate the supposed suicide of her archaeologist brother, single-mom Jessie dies in a car accident. Jessie had just showed Mac artifacts and a copy of a map Jake found, items that indicate Hernando de Soto and his explorers might have camped on Five Mile Island during the winter of 1539-1540. Studying the map, Mac determines the site lies in the middle of a planned resort, The Dunes. Declaring the area an historic site could shut the project down. Suspici

May 3, 2016
Deadly intent by Sweeney, Anna.

Deadly intent

Maureen lies unconscious on a lonely track. Her husband blames a fellow holidaymaker at Nessa McDermott's country house on Ireland's enchanting Beara peninsula. Two days later, a man's body is found, strangled and dumped. Amid a frenzy of police, media and family pressures, former journalist Nessa has to find her own answers. Meanwhile, ambitious young policeman Redmond Joyce is also hell-bent on identifying the murderer, and conflict between them grows as they close in on the horrifying truth.

May 3, 2016
Deadly ruse - a Mac McClellan mystery by Helms, E. Michael.

Deadly ruse - a Mac McClellan mystery

"After a twenty-four year stint in the Marines, combat veteran Mac McClellan settles in the Florida Panhandle to relax and enjoy being a civilian while he figures out what to do with the rest of his life. But startling revelations about his lady friend and threats of murder lead Mac into the investigation business"--

May 3, 2016
Death deals a hand - a California Zephyr mystery by Dawson, Janet, author.

Death deals a hand - a California Zephyr mystery

"It's April 1953, and Zephyrette Jill McLeod is back on the rails, aboard the fabled train called the California Zephyr. Heading west from Chicago to the San Francisco Bay Area, Jill looks forward to reuniting with family members and the new man in her life. She’s learned to expect and deal with just about anything on the train, from troublesome passengers to long-lost relatives to high-stakes poker games. But the stakes just got even higher: Death has a seat at the table."--

May 3, 2016
Death in Cantera by Nesbitt, John D., author.

Death in Cantera

"When the stranger named Dunbar comes to the town of Cantera, he shows interest in local history, especially the Frenchman's Quarry and the death of the owner's son twenty years earlier. Dunbar also asks about Pat Roderick, the town marshall, and Dolores Carreau, the Frenchman's widow. And then the murders begin. Now it is Dunbar's mission to pursue the perpetrator, deal with his henchman, and bring him to justice."--

May 3, 2016
Death in the tunnel by Burton, Miles, 1884-1964.

Death in the tunnel

"On a dark November evening, Sir Wilfred Saxonby is travelling alone in the 5 o'clock train from Cannon Street, in a locked compartment. The train slows and stops inside a tunnel; and by the time it emerges again minutes later, Sir Wilfred has been shot dead, his heart pierced by a single bullet. Suicide seems to be the answer, even though no reason can be found. Inspector Arnold of Scotland Yard thinks again when he learns that a mysterious red light in the tunnel caused the train to slow down.

May 3, 2016
Death of a bacon heiress by Hollis, Lee, author.

Death of a bacon heiress

"For food and cocktails columnist Hayley Powell, becoming a local culinary celebrity opens lots of doors. Unfortunately, one leads straight to cold-blooded murder... Includes seven delectable recipes"--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 29, 2016
Death on a starry night by Draine, Betsy, 1945-, author.

Death on a starry night

Apr 29, 2016
Death on the Sapphire by Koreto, R. J.

Death on the Sapphire

May 3, 2016
Death pays a visit by Spann Craig, Elizabeth.

Death pays a visit

When psychic (and hubcap retailer) Wanda Alewine pays a late night visit to Myrtly Clover, she urges the octogenarian sleuth to head straight to greener Pastures retirement Home. But Wanda doesn't want Myrtle to consider the home's dubious amenities, she wants Myrtly to prevent a murder seen in a vision. reluctant Myrtle investigates with sidekick Miles, who seems a lot more interested in Greener Pastures than she is. As the dup digs, the uncover more than just sudoku and scrabble, they discover

May 3, 2016
Death sits down to dinner - a mystery by Arlen, Tessa, author.

Death sits down to dinner - a mystery

"Filled with deceptions both real and imagined, Death Sits Down to Dinner is a delightful Edwardian mystery set in London. Lady Montfort is thrilled to receive an invitation to a dinner party hosted by her close friend Hermione Kingsley, the patroness of England's largest charity. Hermione has pulled together a select gathering to celebrate Winston Churchill's 39th birthday. Some of the oldest families in the country have gathered to toast the dangerously ambitious and utterly charming First Lor

Apr 29, 2016
Delivering the truth by Maxwell, Edith, author.

Delivering the truth

Apr 29, 2016
Design for dying by Patrick, Renee, author.

Design for dying

May 3, 2016
Design for murder by Bain, Donald, 1935- author.

Design for murder

"In the newest in the USA Today bestselling mystery series, Jessica Fletcher visits New York City during fashion week, only to discover someone has rather fatal designs ... Jessica is in Manhattan to attend the debut of a new designer. Formerly Sandy Black of Cabot Cove, the young man has reinvented himself as Xandr Ebon, and is introducing his evening wear collection to the public and--more important--to the industry's powers-that-be: the stylists, the magazine editors, the buyers, and the weal

May 3, 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 3, 2016
Die of Shame by Billingham, Mark

Die of Shame

May 3, 2016
Disturbing the dark - a Maggie MacGowen mystery by Hornsby, Wendy.

Disturbing the dark - a Maggie MacGowen mystery

"Maggie MacGowen, an investigative filmmaker, is in Normandy with a film crew to document the agricultural four seasons on her ancestral family farm. An accidentally excavated skull causes a social media sensation, dredging up psychic scars left by the wartime German Occupation. In their youth, Grand-mere and other villagers had cut the throats of an entire brutal Nazi platoon. Now the grim discovery prompts tourists, the soldiers’ descendants, the mass media, and vulturelike war-memorabilia dea

May 3, 2016
Down the darkest street by Segura, Alex, 1980- author

Down the darkest street

May 3, 2016
Drinking Gourd by Hambly, Barbara

Drinking Gourd

May 3, 2016
Dying for a taste by Karst, Leslie, author.

Dying for a taste

Sally Solari quits her job as an attorney to help her recently widowed father run his restaurant. When her aunt is found murdered and her sous chef is the prime suspect, Sally is determined to clear his name and find the real murderer.

May 3, 2016