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In the rosary garden by White, Nicola.

In the rosary garden

Nov 19, 2014
Indelible by Helton, Peter, author.


Nov 22, 2014
Jane and the twelve days of Christmas by Barron, Stephanie.

Jane and the twelve days of Christmas

"The twelfth installment in Stephanie Barron's fan-favorite Being a Jane Austen Mystery series. Christmas Eve, 1814: Jane Austen has been invited to spend the holiday with family and friends at The Vyne, the gorgeous ancestral home of the wealthy and politically prominent Chute family. As the year fades and friends begin to gather beneath the mistletoe for the twelve days of Christmas festivities, Jane and her circle are in a celebratory mood: Mansfield Park is selling nicely; Napoleon has been

Nov 22, 2014
Justice Hall - a Mary Russell novel by King, Laurie R.

Justice Hall - a Mary Russell novel

"It's a mystery that begins during the Great War, when Gabriel Hughenfort dies amidst scandalous rumors that have haunted the family ever since. But it's not until Holmes and Russell arrive at Justice Hall, a home of unearthly perfection set in a garden modled on Paradise, that they fully understand the irony echoed in the family motto, Justica fortitudo mea est: Righteousness is my strength. A trail of ominous clues leads Holmes and Russell from English hamlet to fashionable Paris to the wild p

Nov 22, 2014
Kiss - a novel of the 87th Precinct by McBain, Ed, 1926-2005.

Kiss - a novel of the 87th Precinct

A successful businessman hires an out-of-town bodyguard to protect his wife. Several near-fatal accidents send her into the arms of police detective Steve Caralla and his partner Meyer.

Nov 19, 2014
Knot guilty by Hechtman, Betty, 1947- author.

Knot guilty

Nov 22, 2014
Knot in my backyard by Marks, Mary

Knot in my backyard

When she stumbles over the body of baseball coach Dax Martin, middle-age divorcee Martha Ross and her fellow quilters must piece together the clues to figure out who in their neighborhood wanted the coach benched permanently.

Nov 22, 2014
Let sleeping dogs lie - a novel by Brown, Rita Mae.

Let sleeping dogs lie - a novel

"On the Ides of March, an ill wind blows no good -- especially when it knocks down a tree limb in the oldest equine graveyard in America, revealing remains that are decidedly un-equine. It falls to Master of the Foxhunt, the indomitable "Sister" Jane Arnold and her trusty hounds to investigate an old murder with present day repercussions. To start off, the complicated relations between three old families and their prize thoroughbreds must be untangled. And when Sister's troublesome nemesis Crawf

Nov 22, 2014
Lethal letters by Adams, Ellery, author.

Lethal letters

When an item from a time capsule discovered in the foundation of a local church goes missing and a young woman is murdered, aspiring novelist Olivia Limoges investigates with the help of her fellow writers.

Nov 22, 2014
Lickety-split - a Truman Kicklighter mystery by Trocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-

Lickety-split - a Truman Kicklighter mystery

The golden years of ex-AP reporter Kicklighter are at best gilded. For him, making ends meet is a full-time job: clipping coupons, eating at odds hours to avail himself of early-bird specials, engineering senior citizen discounts on everything he can. Not that his life is all work, however. When winter rolls around, life at Truman's home, the Fountain of Youth Residential Hotel, in St. Petersburg, takes on a festive air as a passel of old friends from up north arrive for the winter and the local

Nov 22, 2014
Lost light - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956-

Lost light - a novel

Retired LAPD detective Harry Bosch peruses old files and becomes obsessed with the unsolved murder of a Hollywood production assistant and an unsolved armor car robbery.

Nov 22, 2014
Miracle cure by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Miracle cure

They're one of the country's most telegenic couples: beloved TV journalist Sara Lowell and New York's hottest basketball star, Michael Silverman. In a Manhattan clinic, a doctor has dedicated his life to eradicating a devastating disease. One by one, they're being targeted by a serial killer. And now Michael has been diagnosed with the disease.

Nov 22, 2014
Moment of truth by Scottoline, Lisa.

Moment of truth

Attorney Jack Newlin comes home one evening to find his wife, Honor, dead on the floor of their elegant dining room. Convinced that he knows who killed her--and determined to hide the truth--Jack decides to make it look as though he did it. Staging the crime scene so that the evidence incriminates him, he then calls the police. And to hammer the final nail in his own coffin, he hires the most inexperienced lawyer he can find, a reluctant rookie by the name of Mary DiNunzio, employed at the hot P

Nov 22, 2014
Mrs. Malory and the festival murder by Holt, Hazel, 1928- author.

Mrs. Malory and the festival murder

Nov 22, 2014
Mrs. Pollifax on the China station by Gilman, Dorothy, 1923-2012.

Mrs. Pollifax on the China station

Mrs. Emily Pollifax of New Brunswick, NJ goes as a tourist to China for the CIA. She must act as cover for a CIA agent she is not permitted to know, with the ultimate aim of extricating Mr. X, a political prisoner in China.

Nov 22, 2014
Murder at the margin - a Henry Spearman mystery by Jevons, Marshall, author.

Murder at the margin - a Henry Spearman mystery

Nov 22, 2014
N is for noose by Grafton, Sue, author.

N is for noose

Nov 22, 2014
No mallets intended by Hamilton, Victoria, 1957- author.

No mallets intended

The Queensville Heritage Society is restoring the once-grand Dumpe Manor. While Dumpe relatives and society members use the occasion to dust off old grudges, Jaymie Leighton prefers to adorn the kitchen with authentic Depression Era furnishings. A collection of vintage wooden mallets found in the house is a perfect addition to her display, but one also offers a late-night intruder the perfect weapon to knock Jaymie unconscious before escaping. Though the attack has everyone on edge, nothing is m

Nov 22, 2014
O Jerusalem by King, Laurie R.

O Jerusalem

In 1919, Sherlock Holmes and his future wife Mary Russell are smuggled into Palestine under cover of darkness. Disguised as Arabs they foil a Turkish plot to regain control of Jerusalem from the British.

Nov 22, 2014
Older than goodbye - a Judd Wheeler mystery by Helms, Richard W., 1955-

Older than goodbye - a Judd Wheeler mystery

Nov 22, 2014