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Island intrigue by Ambrose, Marty.

Island intrigue

When an unseasonable cold snap hits Coral Island in Southwest Florida, reporter Mallie Monroe tries to stay warm even as she scrambles for a way to heat up her news stories. Between boring town hall meetings and tedious elementary school events, the island seems to be settling into a deep freeze. But when a local boy disapperas, Mallie swings into investigative mode -- much to the dismay of sexy island cop Nick Billie. To complicate matters, the newspaper's pseudo-psychic becomes Mallie's unwitt

Jul 27, 2016
Killer kool by Ambrose, Marty.

Killer kool

Jul 27, 2016
Killer look by Fairstein, Linda A., author.

Killer look

"New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world, well-known for its glamour and style. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the runway, where American haute couture continually astounds with its creativity, daring, and innovation in the name of beauty. Yet high fashion means high stakes, as Alex Cooper quickly discovers when businessman and designer Wolf Savage is found dead in an apparent suicide, mere days before the biggest show of his career."--

Jul 27, 2016
Kilmoon - a County Clare mystery by Alber, Lisa, 1966-.

Kilmoon - a County Clare mystery

Californian Merrit Chase travels to Ireland to meet her father, a celebrated matchmaker, in hopes that she can mend her troubled past. Instead, her arrival triggers a rising tide of violence, and Merrit finds herself both suspect and victim, accomplice and pawn, in a manipulative game that began thirty years previously. When she discovers that the matchmaker's treacherous past is at the heart of the chaos, she must decide how far she will go to save him from himself--and to get what she wants, a

Jul 27, 2016
Kilt at the highland games by Dunnett, Kaitlyn, author.

Kilt at the highland games

It's July in Moosetookalook, Maine, and Scottish Emporium proprietress Liss MacCrimmon Ruskin is prepping her wares for the annual Celtic heritage festival. But as a sinister crime wave washes over the quiet town, this year's celebration might prove a wee bit more eventful - and deadly - than tartan and bagpipes.

Jul 27, 2016
Live and let growl by Berenson, Laurien, author.

Live and let growl

When her Aunt Peg lands a gig as judge at a Kentucky dog show, Melanie Travis welcomes the opportunity for a road trip. Too bad a killer has planned a deadly detour. Within three days of her arrival, Ellie Gates has been found dead. Though the police and the family believe the death to be an accident, Aunt Peg is sure they are wrong. Melanie discovers that Miss Ellie was a woman of many secrets. And she must quickly determine which one was fatal before Melanie herself becomes the next target.

Jul 27, 2016
Long lost by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Long lost

Contacted by a woman with whom he had an affair years earlier, Myron Bolitar learns how she has been wrongfully accused of murdering her ex-husband, a situation that is further complicated by a long-hidden family secret.

Jul 27, 2016
Magnolia moonlight by Ellis, Mary, 1951- author.

Magnolia moonlight

Jul 21, 2016
Magnolia moonlight by Ellis, Mary, 1951- author.

Magnolia moonlight

Jul 27, 2016
Manitou Canyon - a novel by Krueger, William Kent, author.

Manitou Canyon - a novel

""One of today's automatic buy-today-read-tonight series...thoughtful but suspenseful, fast but lasting, contemporary but strangely timeless." (Lee Child) In the extraordinary new Cork O'Connor thriller from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author William Kent Krueger, the lives of hundreds of innocent people are at stake when Cork vanishes just days before his daughter's wedding. Since the violent deaths of his wife, father, and best friend all occurred in previous Novembers,

Jul 27, 2016
Marbeck and the double-dealer by Pilkington, John, 1948 June 11-

Marbeck and the double-dealer

Sir Robert Cecil, Queen Elizabeth's spymaster, calls in fellow spy Marbeck to unmask a double agent working with the Spanish, but the investigation grows sinister and forces Marbeck to confront the most dangerous forces of the Spanish empire.

Jul 27, 2016
Marbeck and the king-in-waiting by Pilkington, John, 1948 June 11-

Marbeck and the king-in-waiting

"Spring, 1603: Queen Elizabeth is dying, and England waits anxiously. The Virgin Queen hasn't named an heir, refusing even to speak. Her cousin James, King of Scotland, is assumed to be her successor, but will the transition be peaceful? Sir Robert Cecil, Secretary of State, fears insurrection and has brought troops to the capital. But from where might the danger come - overseas, or from malcontents closer to home? Meanwhile Marbeck, Cecil's best intelligencer, is under a cloud, wrongly suspecte

Jul 27, 2016
Marbeck and the king-in-waiting by Pilkington, John, 1948 June 11- author.

Marbeck and the king-in-waiting

As Queen Elizabeth lies dying without naming a successor, Sir Robert Cecil, Secretary of State, fears problems with her cousin James' succession to the throne, and Marbeck, Cecil's best spy, must confront plots that threaten the nation.

Jul 21, 2016
Marbeck and the privateers by Pilkington, John, 1948 June 11- author.

Marbeck and the privateers

"Third in the series, in which government spy Martin Marbeck finds himself up against ruthless corsairs, and a traitor"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 27, 2016
Marriage, monsters-in-law, and murder by Rosett, Sara, author.

Marriage, monsters-in-law, and murder

When professional organizer Ellie Avery agrees to help organize a family wedding, things get deadly when a member of the wedding party winds up dead.

Jul 24, 2016
Midnight crossing - a mystery by Fields, Tricia, author.

Midnight crossing - a mystery

"Police Chief Josie Gray wakes in the middle of the night, sure that she's heard a car slowly passing by her remote homestead. When she goes outside to check, she discovers a woman, mute with shock and terror, hiding on her porch. And when she explores the field nearby, she comes across the body of another young woman, shot and killed. Located on the border of Texas and Mexico, the small town of Artemis has become a way station for the coyotes who ferry immigrants across the Rio Grande. But they

Jul 27, 2016
Missing, presumed - a novel by Steiner, Susie, 1971 or 1972- author.

Missing, presumed - a novel

"Detective Manon Bradshaw is 39, single, and miserable as sin. She has endured some of the worst dates in internet history. But she loves her job and performs it brilliantly; all she needs to rise up in the ranks is a big break. Edith Hind is a gorgeous, intrepid graduate student at Cambridge University who seems to have it all: a doting boyfriend, a devoted friend named Helena, a loving mother and a father who is a surgeon to the Royal Family. When Edith turns up missing from her apartment one

Jul 24, 2016
Mississippi Noir by Franklin, Tom (EDT)

Mississippi Noir

Jul 23, 2016
Murder at Rough Point by Maxwell, Alyssa, author.

Murder at Rough Point

Sent by her newspaper to cover a celebrity house party at the cottage of her distant cousin, Frederick Vanderbilt, fashion reporter Emma Cross is surprised to encounter her own estranged parents at the party, only to be swept up by the murders of two guests.

Jul 27, 2016
Murder has nine lives by Levine, Laura, 1943- author.

Murder has nine lives

The future is looking bright for freelance writer Jaine Austen. She's signed up for a new job, she's looking forward to a tropical vacation, and her cat Prozac is slated to star in a major commercial. But when the claws come out behind the scenes, Jaine worries that murder might be the only thing to meow about. . . .

Jul 24, 2016