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Flask of the drunken master - a Shinobi mystery by Spann, Susan.

Flask of the drunken master - a Shinobi mystery

"August 1565: When a rival artisan turns up dead outside Ginjiro's brewery, and all the evidence implicates the brewer, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo must find the killer before the magistrate executes Ginjiro and seizes the brewery, leaving his wife and daughter destitute. A missing merchant, a vicious debt collector, and a female moneylender join Ginjiro and the victim's spendthrift son on the suspect list. But with Kyoto on alert in the wake of the shogun's rece

Jun 30, 2015
Fool me once by Hockensmith, Steve.

Fool me once

Jun 30, 2015
Forsaken soul - a medieval mystery by Royal, Priscilla.

Forsaken soul - a medieval mystery

The summer of 1273 is peaceful for most of England, except in the village of Tyndal, where Martin the cooper has been poisoned at the local inn. Martin had plenty of enemies; the killer could be anyone. Prioress Eleanor grieves for her friend, the newly bereaved Crowner Ralf, and offers what help she can. But when her own problems multiply, Eleanor has good reason to regret her kindness. Her new anchoress terrifies her servants and welcomes visitors to her window at night. One of those visitors

Jun 30, 2015
Forsaken soul by Royal, Priscilla.

Forsaken soul

The poisoning death of Martin the Cooper is just the start of trouble for Prioress Eleanor of Tyndal as she deals with a host of criminal suspects, a new anchoress who terrifies her servants, and the loyalty of Brother Thomas.

Jun 29, 2015
Fracture by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Fracture

"Now reunited, Frankie MacFarlane and Philo Dain attempt to recover the Dain coin collection stolen by Philo's murdered aunt. As they follow the trail, Frankie and Philo unearth secrets from Philo's past and discover a treasure hidden from the world for nearly two hundred years"--Provided by publisher.

Jun 26, 2015
Goodie one shoes - an Emily's place mystery by Siegel, Roslyn.

Goodie one shoes - an Emily's place mystery

A Jimmy Choo Sandal. A Manolo Blahnik mule; a Sergio Rossi slide, a Prada sliver-heeled boot. As magic as Cinderella's glass slipper. Even when they don't fit, they can determine your life--or end it. Emily knows these things because she owns a discount shoe store on the colorful Upper West Side of Manhattan--Emily's Place, a neighborhood hangout for shoe lovers, where customers could find a sympathetic ear, a hot cup of coffee and the perfect shoe. Unfortunately, someone has decided that a sexy

Jun 30, 2015
Hair of the Dog by Slater, Susan

Hair of the Dog

Jun 30, 2015
Hangman's Game - A Mystery by Syken, Bill

Hangman's Game - A Mystery

Jun 30, 2015
Hard truth - a novel by Stewart, Mariah.

Hard truth - a novel

Returning home to Pennsylvania to sell the old family property in the wake of her parents' deaths, Lorna Temple joins forces with private detective T.J. Dawson in a twenty-year-old case involving the disappearance of two children.

Jun 30, 2015
Hell's gate by Crompton, Richard, 1973- author.

Hell's gate

Mollel, "the Maasai warrior-turned-detective, has been banished from Nairobi, Kenya's bustling metropolis, to a small, fly-blown town on the edge of a national park. His career, he thinks, has taken a nosedive. His colleagues on the police force are a close-knit group and they have not taken kindly to a stranger in their midst. Mollel suspects they are guilty of the extortion and bribery that plague the force. But when the body of a flower worker turns up in the local lake, he begins to wonder i

Jun 30, 2015
High country nocturne by Talton, Jon, author.

High country nocturne

"A cache of diamonds is stolen in Phoenix. The prime suspect is former Maricopa County sheriff Mike Peralta, now a private investigator. Disappearing into Arizona's mountainous high country, Peralta leaves his business partner and longtime friend David Mapstone with a stark choice: he can cooperate with the FBI, or strike out on his own to find Peralta and what really happened."--

Jun 30, 2015
Hoodoo by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Hoodoo

"After an environmental lawyer, a copper mining executive, and an ethnobotanist are killed, geologist Frankie MacFarlane becomes a suspect. Frankie must decipher interlocking puzzles to clear her name and to find the killer in a mystery that involves the conflict between mining and land values in the Southwest"--Provided by publisher.

Jun 26, 2015
Ice cold by Schenkel, Andrea Maria.

Ice cold

Munich, in the late thirties, the first years of fascism--the last before the war--is a dangerous place. Kathie is desperate to leave her sheltered village life and sets out for the city, determined that she'll get by, one way or another. She is dark-haired, buxom and pretty, like the women who recently disappeared without a trace.Young women are being found around Munich, abused and murdered. Josef Kalteis has been arrested, but is he really responsible for all those misdeeds? Did they execute

Jun 26, 2015
In a dark, dark wood by Ware, Ruth.

In a dark, dark wood

"What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware's suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. Leonora, known to some as Lee and others as Nora, is a reclusive crimewriter, unwilling to leave her "nest" of an apartment unless it is absolutely necessary. When a friend she hasn't seen or spoken to in years unexpectedly invites Nora (Lee?) to a weekend away in an eerie glass house deep in the English countrysid

Jun 30, 2015
In the dark places - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950-

In the dark places - an Inspector Banks novel

"As Banks and his team follow what few clues they have, desperate to find the missing boy, who holds the key to the puzzle, they find themselves branching out in different directions. As the end game becomes a race against time, even Banks's team isn't safe from the rage of the hunted animal"--

Jun 27, 2015
Innocence ; or, Murder on Steep Street by Kovály, Heda, 1919-2010.

Innocence ; or, Murder on Steep Street

"In 1985, Czech Holocaust memoirist, literary translator, and political exile Heda Margolius Kovaly turned her pen to fiction. Inspired by the stories of Raymond Chandler, Kovaly knit her own terrifying experiences in early 1950s Socialist Prague--her husband's imprisonment and wrongful execution, her own persecution at his disgrace--into a gorgeous psychological thriller-cum-detective novel. Set in and around a cinema where a murder was recently committed, Innocence follows the unfolding of the

Jun 30, 2015
Isolation - A Faye Longchamp Mystery by Evans, Mary Anna

Isolation - A Faye Longchamp Mystery

Jun 27, 2015
Last of the independents - Vancouver noir by Wiebe, Sam, author.

Last of the independents - Vancouver noir

"Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Drayton runs a private investigation agency in Vancouver that specializes in missing persons -- only, as Mike has discovered, some missing people stay with you. Still haunted by the unsolved disappearance of a young girl, Mike is hired to find the vanished son of a local junk merchant. However, he quickly discovers that the case has been damaged by a crooked private eye and dismissed by a disinterested justice system. Worse, the only viable lead involves a drug-addi

Jun 30, 2015
Last Words by Koryta, Michael

Last Words

Jun 27, 2015
Long upon the Land by Maron, Margaret

Long upon the Land

Jun 27, 2015