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Evil of the age - a thriller by Levine, Allan Gerald, 1956- author.

Evil of the age - a thriller

Jan 26, 2015
Faces of the gone by Parks, Brad, 1974-

Faces of the gone

Four bodies, each with a single bullet wound in the back of the head, stacked like cordwood in a weed-choked vacant lot. That's the front-page news facing Carter Ross, investigative reporter with the Newark Eagle-Examiner. The victims--an exotic dancer, a drug dealer, a hustler, and a mama's boy--came from different parts of the city and didn't seem to know one another. The police, eager to calm jittery residents, leak a theory that the murders are revenge for a bar stickup. Determined to uncove

Jan 26, 2015
Falling in Love - A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery by Leon, Donna

Falling in Love - A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Jan 26, 2015
False impression - an Abbot agency mystery by Heley, Veronica, author.

False impression - an Abbot agency mystery

"Bea Abbot's friend Leon Holland has asked for her help in establishing an alibi. But why would he need one? First, he tells her, he had a narrow escape from being run down in the road, and then he was lured with a mysterious message to a car park to meet someone who didn't turn up. Matters escalate when two bodies are found in the car park, slumped over their steering wheels, stabbed to death. Then everything is thrown into chaos as a devastating virus infects the agency's systems. A hidden cam

Jan 26, 2015
Feta attraction by Hardy, Susannah, author.

Feta attraction

"Georgie Nikolopatos manages the Bonaparte House, a Greek restaurant and historic landmark in beautiful upstate New York rumored to possess ghosts and hidden treasure. But when her husband disappears and her main competitor is found dead, it's up to Georgie to solve a big fat Greek murder. With her husband, Spiro, inexplicably gone for days, Georgie has her hands full running the restaurant and dealing with the crew of the TV show Ghost Squad, called in by Spiro to inspect the house for haunting

Jan 26, 2015
Firebreak - a mystery by Fields, Tricia.

Firebreak - a mystery

"Texas is experiencing its worst season of wildfires in a decade, forcing police chief Josie Gray to evacuate the citizens of Artemis. Not everyone makes it out alive, however. In the fire's wake, she discovers the body of someone who never left town, lying dead in the house of a local country music singer. Beside the body lies a syringe carrying traces of heroin. It seems as if the deceased nodded off and then missed the evacuation. But as Josie learns more about the unfortunate victim, she beg

Jan 26, 2015
Flying Finish by Francis, Dick

Flying Finish

Jan 22, 2015
Flying finish by Francis, Dick.

Flying finish

Much to his snobbish family's horror, Henry Grey takes on the dirty and demanding job of transporting racehorses by air. And when he discovers that he is transporting something altogether different, he has to fight to land with his life intact.

Jan 26, 2015
For whom the bluebell tolls by Allen, Beverly, author.

For whom the bluebell tolls

Jan 26, 2015
Fry Another Day by Cook, J. J.

Fry Another Day

Jan 26, 2015
Game of mirrors by Camilleri, Andrea.

Game of mirrors

"In Game of Mirrors, Inspector Montalbano and his colleagues are stumped when two bombs explode outside empty warehouses-one of which is connected to a big-time drug dealer. Meanwhile, the alluring Liliana Lombardo is trying to seduce the Inspector over red wine and arancini. Between pesky reporters, amorous trysts, and cocaine kingpins, Montalbano feels as if he's being manipulated on all fronts. That is, until the inspector himself becomes the prime suspect in an unspeakably brutal crime"--

Jan 26, 2015
Ghost in the guacamole by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952-

Ghost in the guacamole

When two sisters feud over the family business, medium Emma Whitecastle will need help from the spirited ghost of Granny Apples if she is going to solve one murder and prevent another.

Jan 26, 2015
Gods of gold - an inspector Tom Harper novel by Nickson, Chris, author.

Gods of gold - an inspector Tom Harper novel

June 1890. Leeds is close to breaking point. The gas workers are on strike. Supplies are dangerously low. Factories and businesses are closing; the lamps are going unlit at night. Detective Inspector Tom Harper has more urgent matters on his mind. The beat constable claims eight-year-old Martha Parkinson has disappeared. Her father insists she's visiting an aunt in Halifax--but Harper doesn't believe him. When Col Parkinson is found dead the following morning, the case takes on an increasing des

Jan 26, 2015
Gretel and the case of the missing frog prints - a Brothers Grimm mystery by Brackston, Paula, author.

Gretel and the case of the missing frog prints - a Brothers Grimm mystery

"Bavaria, 1776. When Albrecht Durer the Much Much Younger's Frog Prints go missing, he knows exactly where to turn for help. Gretel (yes, that Gretel), now thirty-five and still living with her gluttonous brother Hans, is the country's most famous private investigator, and she leaps at the opportunity to travel to cosmopolitan Nuremberg to take on the case. But amid the hubbub of the city's annual sausage festival, Gretel struggles to find any clues that point toward the elusive thief" --Dust ja

Jan 26, 2015
Gun street girl - a Detective Sean Duffy novel by McKinty, Adrian.

Gun street girl - a Detective Sean Duffy novel

"Belfast, 1985, amidst the "Troubles": Detective Sean Duffy, a Catholic cop in the Protestant RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary), struggles with burn-out as he investigates a brutal double murder and suicide. Did Michael Kelly really shoot his parents at point blank and then jump off a nearby cliff? A suicide note points to this conclusion, but Duffy suspects even more sinister circumstances. He soon discovers that Kelly was present at a decadent Oxford party where a cabinet minister's daughter di

Jan 26, 2015
Hot Money by Francis, Dick

Hot Money

Jan 22, 2015
Hot money by Francis, Dick.

Hot money

Jockey lan Pembroke tries to protect his wealthy, aging father, Malcolm, while investigating the murder of Malcolm's fifth wife--a difficult task, since the suspects include Malcolm's ex-wives and their odd assortment of offspring.

Jan 26, 2015
Hush Hush by Lippman, Laura

Hush Hush

Jan 22, 2015
In hot water by Cook, J. J.

In hot water

"Stella Griffin should be bubbling over with joy now that she's the full-time fire chief of Sweet Pepper, except trouble is brewing on her doorstep. An angry resident has purchased her cabin, and--with a bulldozer in tow--is ready to tear it down. But as Stella worries over the fate of her home and Eric, her ghostly roommate, there's soon an even greater cause for alarm. A suspicious house fire in the pricey Sunset Beach community at Sweet Pepper Lake claims the life of ex-state representative B

Jan 26, 2015
In the woods - a Harper Jennings mystery by Jones, Merry Bloch, author.

In the woods - a Harper Jennings mystery

"A relaxing camping break for Iraqi war vet Harper Jennings and her husband takes an unpleasant turn when Harper stumbles across a dead body"--provided by publisher.

Jan 26, 2015