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Dreamless by Brekke, Jørgen, 1968-


"A promising young singer is found dead in a clearing in a forest, gruesomely murdered--her larynx cut out, and an antique music box placed carefully atop her body, playing a mysterious lullaby that sounds familiar, but that no one can quite place. ChiefInspector Odd Singsaker, of the Trondheim Police Department, still recovering from brain surgery, is called in to investigate. Singsaker, now married to Felicia Stone, the American detective he met while tracking down a serial killer, fears the w

Dec 24, 2014
Enter Pale Death by Cleverly, Barbara.

Enter Pale Death

"One morning before dawn at her regal country estate, Lady Lavinia Truelove is crushed to death by a horse. Classified as "death by misadventure," this appears a gruesome accident, but Scotland Yard Detective Joe Sandilands suspects foul play--a misgiving he is struggling to separate from his personal grievances toward Sir James Truelove, who is Lady Lavinia's widower and the influential academic patron of Dorcas Joliffe, whom Joe one day hopes to marry. As Joe's investigation yields surprising

Dec 24, 2014
Even the wicked - a Matthew Scudder novel by Block, Lawrence.

Even the wicked - a Matthew Scudder novel

NYC ex-cop Matthew Scudder searches for a frighteningly efficient, vigilante serial killer who announces his specific murderous intentions to the media before carrying through on his threats.

Dec 24, 2014
Every crooked nanny by Trocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-, author.

Every crooked nanny

"After ten years of cleaning up Atlanta's streets, former cop Callahan Garrity trades in her badge for a broom and buys herself a housekeeping business. She's on the job when her clients discover that their pretty nineteen-year-old Mormon nanny has disappeared...along with jewelry, silver, and a few rather sensitive real estate documents. Soon Callahan is involved with a job messier than any she's ever encountered while wearing an apron. Illicit love triangles, crooked business deals, long-dista

Dec 24, 2014
Evil of the Age by Levine, Allan

Evil of the Age

Dec 24, 2014
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

Dec 24, 2014
False Impression - A Bea Abbot British Murder Mystery by Heley, Veronica

False Impression - A Bea Abbot British Murder Mystery

Dec 24, 2014
Family plot - another John Pickett mystery by South, Sheri Cobb.

Family plot - another John Pickett mystery

Dec 24, 2014
Farewell to freedom by Blæel, Sara.

Farewell to freedom

Copenhagen's Detective Louise Rick investigates the grisly murder of a young woman and the discovery of an abandoned baby and uncovers ties to human trafficking.

Dec 24, 2014
Fatal feast by Ruud, Jay.

Fatal feast

Dec 24, 2014
February fever - a murder-by-month mystery by Lourey, Jess, 1970-

February fever - a murder-by-month mystery

Dec 24, 2014
Five by Poznanski, Ursula, 1968-


Every corpse is a clue. A woman is found murdered in a field. Tattooed on her feet is a strange combination of numbers and letters. Detective Beatrice Kaspary quickly identifies these as map co-ordinates, which lead the police to a 'treasure box' containing several severed body parts -- and a note from the killer with a series of cryptic clues to the identity of the next victim. So begins a desperate scavenger hunt in which Beatrice herself becomes a pawn in the killer's game of cat and mouse, a

Dec 24, 2014
For Whom the Bluebell Tolls by Allen, Beverly

For Whom the Bluebell Tolls

Dec 24, 2014
Forget you ever knew me by Dailey, Judy.

Forget you ever knew me

Dec 24, 2014
Geared for the grave by Brown, Duffy, author.

Geared for the grave

Mackinac Island is a peaceful summer resort town where everyone coasts through the streets on bicycles. But after someone sends a prominent local on her final ride, it's up to one resourceful visitor to get things running again...

Dec 24, 2014
Ghost in the Guacamole by Jaffarian, Sue Ann

Ghost in the Guacamole

Dec 24, 2014
Gods of gold by Nickson, Chris, author.

Gods of gold

Believing that an eight-year-old girl is missing, Detective Inspector Tom Harper sets out to find the child, but is drawn into the growing violence surrounding the gas workers strike.

Dec 24, 2014
Grand cru heist by Alaux, Jean-Pierre, 1955- author.

Grand cru heist

In this gourmet journey in France, renowned wine critic Benjamin Cooker's world gets turned upside down one night in Paris. He retreats to the region around Tours to recover. Then, from the Loire Valley to Bordeaux, in between a glass of Vouvray and a bottle of Saint-E´milion, the Winemaker Detective and his assistant Virgile turn PI to solve two murders and a very peculiar heist. Who stole those bottles of grand cru classe´?

Dec 24, 2014
Gretel and the Case of the Missing Frog Prints - A Brothers Grimm Mystery by Brackston, P. J.

Gretel and the Case of the Missing Frog Prints - A Brothers Grimm Mystery

Dec 24, 2014
Happy never after by Trocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-, author.

Happy never after

Lady PI Callahan Garrity of Atlanta is hired to find a singer for a group planning a comeback after their manager dropped them. Garrity finds the singer, gun in hand, next to the body of the manager. Only she's too drunk to have done it. By the author of Every Crooked Nanny.

Dec 24, 2014