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Desert heat by Jance, Judith A.

Desert heat

Joanna Brady dedicates herself to finding out the truth when her husband Andy, a Cochise County police officer, is shot in what is passed off by the police brass as a suicide attempt, and then implicated in a drug smuggling operation.

Aug 27, 2014
Desert Rage - A Lena Jones Mystery by Webb, Betty

Desert Rage - A Lena Jones Mystery

Aug 27, 2014
Designated daughters by Maron, Margaret, author.

Designated daughters

When Deborah Knott's terminally ill aunt, Rachel, is found smothered to death in her bed at a hospice center, all of her Colleton County kith and kin are shocked. Who kills a dying woman? As Deborah and her husband, Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant, try to find Rachel's killer, they cross paths with the Designated Daughters, a support group for caregivers, not all of whom are women. Rachel's flamboyant daughter, Sally, is a member, and when a con artist cheats one of the group, they swing into act

Aug 27, 2014
Dick Francis's Damage by Francis, Felix.

Dick Francis's Damage

"Felix Francis is back with another edge-of-your-seat thriller, in the classic Dick Francis tradition. Undercover investigator Jeff Hinkley is assigned by the British Horseracing Authority to look into the activities of a suspicious racehorse trainer, but as he's tailing his quarry through the Cheltenham Racing Festival, the last thing he expects to witness is a gruesome murder. Could it have something to do with the reason the trainer was banned in the first place-the administration of illegal

Aug 27, 2014
Extra sensory deception by Kingsley, Allison.

Extra sensory deception

"As the owners of the Raven's Nest bookstore, cousins Stephanie and Clara Quinn are the premier booksellers in the quaint town of Finn's Harbor, Maine. But with Clara's inherited ability to read minds and see the future, she's also the premier crime solver... You don't have to be a psychic to know: The rodeo is coming to town! Clara's boyfriend, Rick Sanders, invites her to the show to meet his high school buddy and expert calf roper, Wes Carlton. But when Clara's Quinn Sense offers her a distur

Aug 27, 2014
Fat Cat at Large by Cantrell, Janet

Fat Cat at Large

Aug 27, 2014
Fourth Down and Out - an Andy Hayes mystery by Welsh-Huggins, Andrew.

Fourth Down and Out - an Andy Hayes mystery

"The job seems easy enough at first for private investigator Andy Hayes: save his client's reputation by retrieving a laptop and erasing a troublesome video from its hard drive. But that's before someone breaks into Andy's apartment in Columbus; before someone else,?armed with a shotgun,?relieves him of the laptop; and before the FBI suddenly shows up on his doorstep asking questions. Soon, there's a growing list of people with a claim on the computer, all of them with secrets they don't want un

Aug 24, 2014
French Pastry Murder by Meier, Leslie

French Pastry Murder

Aug 21, 2014
Get Carter by Lewis, Ted

Get Carter

Aug 27, 2014
Ghost month by Lin, Ed.

Ghost month

"August is Ghost Month in Taiwan--a time to commemorate the dead: burn incense, visit shrines, honor ancestors, and avoid unlucky situations, large purchases, and bodies of water. Jing-nan, a young man who runs a food stand in a bustling Taipei night market, doesn't consider himself superstitious, but this August is going to haunt him no matter what he does. He is shocked to the core when he learns his ex-girlfriend from high school has been murdered. She was found scantily clad and shot on the

Aug 24, 2014
Ghost wanted by Hart, Carolyn G.

Ghost wanted

"Bailey Ruth's supervisor, Wiggins, is worried about a dear old friend. The ghost of elegant Lorraine Marlow haunts Adelaide's college library. Known as the Lady of the Roses, she plays matchmaker, using the fragrant flowers to pair up students. But someone's making mischief after hours, leaving roses strewn about the library, destroying a gargoyle, and stealing a valuable book. Concerned with Lorraine's reputation among the living, Wiggins dispatches the irrepressible redhead Bailey Ruth to inv

Aug 27, 2014
Gone for good - a novel by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Gone for good - a novel

Investigating his girlfriend's mysterious disappearance, Will Klein learns that she is somehow tied to his brother's death and becomes increasingly disturbed when he realizes that everyone he loves is harboring dark secrets.

Aug 25, 2014
Gone for good by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Gone for good

As a boy, Will Klein had a hero: his older brother, Ken. Then, on a warm suburban night in the Kleins' affluent New Jersey neighborhood, a young woman--a girl Will had once loved--was found brutally murdered in her family's basement. The prime suspect: Ken Klein. With the evidence against him overwhelming, Ken simply vanished. And when his shattered family never heard from Ken again, they were sure he was gone for good.

Aug 27, 2014
Gossamer ghost by Childs, Laura.

Gossamer ghost

"An evening's work deciding on the class schedule for her scrapbooking shop has put Carmela in the mood to kick up her heels. But after some strange noises draw her into Oddities , the neighboring antiques shop, Carmela's night is abruptly put on hold when a bloody body falls out of a curio cabinet --and into her arms. While shop owner Marcus Joubert was known for being an eccentric with a penchant for eclectic merchandise, Carmela never thought he was the kind of man who could inspire the passi

Aug 27, 2014
Groomed for Murder by Knox, Annie

Groomed for Murder

Aug 27, 2014
Half in love with artful death by Crider, Bill, 1941-

Half in love with artful death

"The local community college and an antique dealer team up to have a workshop for artists. One local man, Burt Collins, isn't fond of the art, and he isn't fond of having the artists in town. Sheriff Dan Rhodes is called to the antique store because Collins has been accused of vandalizing some paintings. When Rhodes arrives, two men are restraining Collins. But before Rhodes can take Collins into custody, a near riot breaks out. Rhodes gets the situation under control with the help of college ma

Aug 27, 2014
Herring Girl by Taylor, Debbie

Herring Girl

Aug 27, 2014
Hit and run by Balzo, Sandra, author.

Hit and run

Journalist AnnaLise Griggs return to her hometown in North Carolina's western mountains has led to some unexpected surprises, most notably the discovery that legendary womanizer Dickens Hart is her birth father, and she an heir to Hart's huge fortune. Founder of the White Tail Lodge, a High Country knock off of the Playboy concept , Hart now claims he wants to "do right" by any other children he may have fathered. To that end, he's invited all his former lovers and potential heirs, including Ann

Aug 27, 2014
Ho-ho-homicide by Dunnett, Kaitlyn

Ho-ho-homicide

Aug 27, 2014
If catfish had nine lives by Shelton, Paige, author.

If catfish had nine lives

Betts Winston has inherited more than her cooking skills from her grandmother, she can also see and talk to ghosts of people that once roamed the streets of Broken Rope, Missouri, in the days of the Old West. With Gram's Country Cooking School on spring break, Betts and Gram are taking part in this year's cowboy poetry convention, offering lessons on frying catfish over an open campfire. But when a staged gunfight ends in real death and her brother Teddy becomes a prime suspect, Betts may be the

Aug 27, 2014