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Dragonfish - a novel by Tran, Vu, 1975-

Dragonfish - a novel

"Robert, an Oakland cop, still can't let go of Suzy, the enigmatic Vietnamese wife who left him two years ago. Now she's disappeared from her new husband, Sonny, a violent Vietnamese smuggler and gambler who's blackmailing Robert into finding her for him. As he pursues her through the sleek and seamy gambling dens of Las Vegas, shadowed by Sonny's sadistic son, 'Junior,' and assisted by unexpected and reluctant allies, Robert learns more about his ex-wife than he ever did during their marriage.

Jul 31, 2015
Drawing fire by Cantore, Janice, author.

Drawing fire

Homicide Detective Abby Hart's parents were murdered and the restaurant they owned set on fire while she was inside-- and only six years old. When an elderly woman with ties to Abby's past becomes a victim of a possible serial killer stalking elderly women in her jurisdiction, the only link is Luke Murphy, an irritating private investigator who saw a suspect flee the latest scene. Together they delve deep into the past to find out what happened-- and how they can right the injustices that have

Jul 31, 2015
Encore by Koetting, Alexis

Encore

Jul 31, 2015
Entry Island by May, Peter

Entry Island

Jul 31, 2015
Fast shuffle by Black, David, 1945- author.

Fast shuffle

"Harry Dickinson is a used car salesman who dreams of being a private detective. His girlfriend, Friday, finds this charming, though she warns him not to get carried away. The local cops are becoming fed up with him. His sister and brother-in-law think he's unstable and too old for such fantasies. They want him locked up. When Harry stumbles upon the case of a missing woman, he decides to investigate. However, the situation is far more complex-and more dangerous-than he imagines. Turning to the

Jul 31, 2015
Final sentence by Gerber, Daryl Wood.

Final sentence

Jul 31, 2015
Flask of the drunken master - a Shinobi mystery by Spann, Susan, author.

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

Jul 31, 2015
Forgotten Voices by Adams, Jane A.

Forgotten Voices

Jul 31, 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

Jul 29, 2015
Friends in high places - a Liberty Lane mystery by Peacock, Caro, author.

Friends in high places - a Liberty Lane mystery

Featuring private investigator Liberty Lane September, 1840. Novelist and patron of the arts Lady Blessington has hired Liberty Lane to escort a French gentleman to The Hague. For he has in his possession important papers that will assist in the forthcoming trial of Prince Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, the late emperor's nephew who has failed in an attempt to seize power in France. Plans for the undercover expedition are disrupted however when a body is found hanging in the attic at Gore House, Lady

Jul 31, 2015
Friends in High Places by Peacock, Caro

Friends in High Places

Jul 29, 2015
From Bruges with love by Aspe, Pieter, 1953- author.

From Bruges with love

"While restoring their farmhouse, the Vermasts have found a skeleton in the backyard. Van In, who happens to be married to the deputy public prosecutor, is determined to solve the case in double-quick time and squeeze in one last vacation before the birth of his first child. But this murder is trickier than it looks. The Vermasts' land belonged to the most prominent businessman in West Flanders before it was suddenly handed over to a right-wing charity. The heavily endowed foundation appears to

Jul 31, 2015
Fudging the Books by Gerber, Daryl Wood

Fudging the Books

Jul 31, 2015
Girl waits with gun by Stewart, Amy.

Girl waits with gun

Jul 31, 2015
Godless country - a mystery by Hunt, Alaric.

Godless country - a mystery

Jul 31, 2015
Gone but Knot Forgotten by Marks, Mary

Gone but Knot Forgotten

Jul 31, 2015
Green hell - a Jack Taylor novel by Bruen, Ken, author.

Green hell - a Jack Taylor novel

"In the new novel Green Hell, Bruen's dark angel of a protagonist has again hit rock bottom: one of his best friends is dead, the other has stopped speaking to him; he has given up battling his addiction to alcohol and pills; and his firing from the Irish national police, the Guards, is ancient history. But Jack isn't about to embark on a self-improvement plan. Instead, he has taken up a vigilante case against a respected professor of literature at the University of Galway who has a violent habi

Jul 31, 2015
Hair of the dog - a Dan Mahoney mystery by Slater, Susan, 1942- author.

Hair of the dog - a Dan Mahoney mystery

It sounds like some work and mostly play when United Life and Casualty sends its investigator Dan Mahoney to Florida. Five greyhounds--all heavily insured--were lost in a fire at the Daytona dog track. So simple. Five dogs dead by smoke inhalation, bagged, tagged,and cremated. Papers all in order. Ashes in specialty urns on the desk of Dixie Halifax, track and casino co-owner. In jail, a young employee charged with arson to cover a murder he's blamed for committing. Then the body of kennel owner

Jul 31, 2015
Haitian Graves - A Ray Robertson Mystery by Delany, Vicki

Haitian Graves - A Ray Robertson Mystery

Jul 31, 2015
Heads or hearts by Johnston, Paul, 1957- author.

Heads or hearts

Independent Edinburgh, 2033. The Council of City Guardians has been forced to relax its grip on citizens and the borders are no longer secure. Then a human heart is found on a football pitch. Maverick investigator Quint Dalrymple is called in - but before he makes much progress, a citizen's headless body floats down a canal. Quint uncovers a link to the planned referendum over Edinburgh joining a reconstituted Scotland. But who is behind the killings and mutilations? Are the city's notorious gan

Jul 31, 2015