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Death wears a mask - a mystery by Weaver, Ashley.

Death wears a mask - a mystery

"Amory Ames is looking forward to a tranquil period of reconnecting with reformed playboy husband Milo after an unexpected reconciliation following the murderous events at the Brightwell Hotel. Amory hopes a quiet stay at their London flat will help mend their dysfunctional relationship. However, she soon finds herself drawn into another investigation when Serena Barrington asks her to look into the disappearance of valuable jewelry snatched at a dinner party. Unable to say no to an old family f

Oct 12, 2015
Devoted in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author.

Devoted in death

"When Lieutenant Eve Dallas examines a body in a downtown Manhattan alleyway, the victim's injuries are so extensive that she almost misses the clue. Carved into the skin is the shape of a heart--and initials inside reading E and D . . . Ella-Loo and her boyfriend, Darryl, had been separated while Darryl was a guest of the state of Oklahoma, and now that his sentence has been served they don't ever intend to part again. Ella-Loo's got dreams. And Darryl believes there are better ways to achieve

Oct 11, 2015
Dinner most deadly - another John Pickett mystery by South, Sheri Cobb.

Dinner most deadly - another John Pickett mystery

When Julia, Lady Fieldhurst, returns from her sojourn to Scotland restless and out of sorts, her friend Emily, Lady Dunnington, decides what Julia needs is a lover. Lady Dunnington plans a dinner party with carefully selected male guests from whom Julia may choose a paramour. Emily also invites a potential lover for herself: Sir Reginald Montague, a man whose urbane manner and dangerous good looks hide a host of unsavory secrets. Also, Emily's dinner is a disaster from the outset. Every gent

Oct 12, 2015
Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C., author.

Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery

"When therapist Jill Davent moved to the village of Carsely, Agatha Raisin was not a fan. Not only was this therapist romancing Agatha's ex-husband but she dug up details of Agatha's not-too-glamorous origins. Jill also counsels a woman, Gwen Simple, that Agatha firmly believes assisted her son in some grisly murders, although there is no proof. Not one to keep her feelings to herself, Agatha tells anyone that would listen that Jill is a charlatan and better off dead. Agatha could only sigh with

Oct 12, 2015
Dove in the window by Fowler, Earlene.

Dove in the window

Ex-cowgirl and current sleuth Benni Harper makes a fast friend at her family reunion--Shelby Johnson, a young photography student from Chicago drawn to the West by her desire to capture it on film--but the friendship ends just as fast when she discovers Shelby dead the next day.

Oct 12, 2015
Encore by Koetting, Alexis.


"When television turned stage actress Bella James discovers long buried human remains in the yard of her seasonal rental, she becomes obsessed with uncovering the bones' story. Upon learning that hers is the same house where a woman was brutally attacked thirty years earlier, she comes to believe the two events are linked and begins asking questions that should have been asked decades earlier. In doing so, she finds herself embroiled in a dangerous drama both on and off the stage."--

Oct 8, 2015
Entry Island by May, Peter, 1951-

Entry Island

When a murder rocks the isolated community of Entry Island, insomniac homicide detective Sime Mackenzie boards a light aircraft at St. Hubert airfield bound for the small, scattered chain of Madeline Islands, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, as part of an eight-officer investigation team from Montre´al.

Oct 8, 2015
Eyes Full of Empty by Guez, Jeremie/ Gauvin, Edward (TRN)

Eyes Full of Empty

Oct 12, 2015
Faux paw - a magical cats mystery by Kelly, Sofie, 1958-

Faux paw - a magical cats mystery

Painted into a corner after stumbling upon the body of a visiting curator, librarian Kathleen Paulson, her detective boyfriend, Marcus and her magical cats, Owen and Hercules, must track down a murderous art thief before someone else has a brush with death.

Oct 12, 2015
Finished business by Wishart, David

Finished business

Oct 12, 2015
Floral depravity by Allen, Beverly (Novelist), author.

Floral depravity

As the co-owner of the Rose in Bloom Flower Shop, Audrey knows how to put together unique wedding bouquets, but this one takes the cake. The daughter of a local historian is getting married in a medieval-themed, hand-fasting ceremony, and Audrey is responsible for providing period-accurate blooms. But making sure she gets her roses right turns out to be the least of Audrey's problems. Shortly after the vows are exchanged, the father of the groom suddenly drops dead. When Audrey discovers the man

Oct 12, 2015
Ghost of a potion by Blake, Heather, author.

Ghost of a potion

When her boyfriend's mother is accused of killing architect Haywood Dodd during a costume ball, shop owner Carly Beth Hartwell employs her keen skills of detection to clear her name while dealing with a group of ghosts who need her help, including the deceased. --Publisher

Oct 12, 2015
Ghost to the rescue by Hart, Carolyn G., author.

Ghost to the rescue

"When you wish upon a star, you get...Bailey Ruth? You do if you're a little girl whose mom needs help and you touch the soft heart of Supervisor Wiggins at Heaven's Department of Good Intentions. Granted it's not the usual task of an emissary, but then again Bailey Ruth is not your usual emissary. So Wiggins dispatches the spunky spirit to her old hometown of Adelaide, Oklahoma, to help a single mother and struggling writer find some creative solutions to her problems."--

Oct 12, 2015
Haitian graves by Delany, Vicki, 1951- author.

Haitian graves

"RCMP Sergeant Ray Robertson is serving with the United Nations in Haiti when an American businessman comes home to find his young Haitian wife floating face down in the swimming pool. At the insistence of the American embassy, the Haitian police immediately arrest the gardener, and the case is closed. But Ray isn't so sure. One night he finds himself in a Vodou-saturated cemetery, surrounded by above-ground tombs and confronting a killer with nothing left to lose. This is the second book fe

Oct 8, 2015
Heirs and assigns by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

Heirs and assigns

Introducing Detective Inspector Herbert Reardon in a new mystery series, set in the Downton Abbey period. November, 1928. Family and friends have gathered at the Shropshire country home of Penrose Llewellyn to celebrate the retired wealthy businessman's 60th birthday. But the morning after what should have been a convivial supper party, their host is found dead in his bed - and the circumstances look decidedly suspicious. As he questions the victim's nearest and dearest, DI Reardon discovers the

Oct 12, 2015
Home by Nightfall by Finch, Charles

Home by Nightfall

Oct 11, 2015
Hostage by Ohlsson, Kristina


Oct 11, 2015
Hush by Marshall-ball, Sara


Oct 11, 2015
Idyll threats - a Thomas Lynch novel by Gayle, Stephanie, 1975-

Idyll threats - a Thomas Lynch novel

"In the summer of 1997, Thomas Lynch arrives as the new chief of police in Idyll, Connecticut--a town where serious crimes can be counted on one hand. So no one is prepared when Cecilia North is found murdered on a golf course. By chance, Chief Lynch met her mere hours before she was killed. With that lead, the case should be a slam dunk. But there's a problem. If Lynch tells his detectives about meeting the victim, he'll reveal his greatest secret: he's gay"--

Oct 8, 2015
If Anything Should Happen by Hill, Bonnie Hearn

If Anything Should Happen

Oct 12, 2015