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Hell with the lid blown off - an Alafair Tucker mystery by Casey, Donis.

Hell with the lid blown off - an Alafair Tucker mystery

In the summer of 1916, a twister devastates the land around Boynton, Oklahoma. Alafair Tucker's family and neighbors are not spared the ruin and grief spread by the storm, but no one will mourn Jubal Beldon, who made it his business to know the ugly secrets of everyone in town. As the undertaker does his grim duty for the victims, he finds that even in death Jubal isn't going to leave his neighbors in peace. He was already dead when the tornado carried his body to the middle of a field. Was it a

Jul 31, 2014
Herbie's game by Hallinan, Timothy.

Herbie's game

"It's everyday business when Wattles, the San Fernando Valley's top 'executive crook,' sets up a hit. He establishes a chain of criminals to pass along the instructions and the money, thereby ensuring that the hitter doesn't know who hired him. Then one day Wattles finds his office safe open and a single item missing: the piece of paper on which he has written the names of the crooks in the chain. When people associated with the chain begin to pop up dead, the only person Wattles can turn to to

Jul 31, 2014
Hidden depths by Cleeves, Ann.

Hidden depths

Jul 30, 2014
Hit and Run by Balzo, Sandra

Hit and Run

Jul 31, 2014
Hounded by Rosenfelt, David.

Hounded

Jul 31, 2014
Identity by Thoft, Ingrid.

Identity

"Private investigator Fina Ludlow returns to tackle a new case for her family's firm--a paternity case that goes horribly wrong"--

Jul 26, 2014
If Catfish Had Nine Lives by Shelton, Paige

If Catfish Had Nine Lives

Jul 31, 2014
Ill-gotten panes by McAndrews, Jennifer, author.

Ill-gotten panes

"Stained-glass aficionado Georgia Kelly packed up her city life for the quiet of small town Wenwood, New York. But the sleepy village's peace is about to get shattered--by murder. After a banking scandal loses Georgia her job and her fiance´, she decides that a change of scenery will help piece her life back together. But escaping to her grandfather's house in the old-fashioned, brick-making Hudson River hamlet of Wenwood, New York, turns out to be less relaxing than she expects. Not only is the

Jul 31, 2014
Last of the Independents - Vancouver Noir by Wiebe, Sam

Last of the Independents - Vancouver Noir

Jul 31, 2014
Last to know by Adler, Elizabeth (Elizabeth A.), author.

Last to know

"Evening Lake: idyllic, peaceful, with a close-knit community of families who have been coming to this western Massachusetts getaway for decades. And then newcomer Lacey Havnel and her daughter Bea move in. They are nothing like the well-heeled families who populate Evening Lake. Mysterious, rough-around-the edges, they keep to themselves. Detective Harry Jordan sees his lake home as a respite from solving crimes on the streets of Boston. The Osborne family views their cottage as a way for the f

Jul 31, 2014
Low profile ; a Detective Superintendent Henry Christie novel by Oldham, Nick, 1956- author.

Low profile ; a Detective Superintendent Henry Christie novel

Responding to a desperate phone call, Henry Christie stumbles across a gangland-style execution in progress - and only just escapes with his own life. One of the murder victims is a successful local jeweler, but the motive for his brutal killing remains unclear. Meanwhile, ex-cop Steve Flynn is unwittingly sucked into a deadly game of kidnap, torture and murder. Then, when a dangerous figure from his past emerges, Flynn finds himself slap-bang in the middle of a blood soaked race between rival f

Jul 31, 2014
Maple mayhem by Crockett, Jessie, author.

Maple mayhem

"In Sugar Grove, New Hampshire, people are serious about their maple syrup--especially Dani Greene, whose family owns the Greener Pastures sugarhouse. But when murder disrupts the small-town sweetness, Dani pores over clues to draw out a killer... Despite being a fourth-generation syrup maker, Dani isn't stuck in the past. She's starting a new agricultural cooperative that reduces costs for every syrup producer who joins. Everyone considers it a sweet deal except the die-hard curmudgeon Frank Le

Jul 31, 2014
Margaret Truman's Undiplomatic murder - a Capital crimes novel by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Margaret Truman's Undiplomatic murder - a Capital crimes novel

"Private investigator Robert Brixton has always hated Washington. Against his better judgment, he decides to stick around and take a job as an agent in a new State Department security agency headed by his former boss at the Washington P.D. After work one day he meets his youngest daughter Janet for a drink at an outdoor cafe. Shockingly, a young Arabic woman blows herself up, killing Janet and a dozen others. Seeking revenge for his daughter, Brixton follows the tracks of the bomber to a powerfu

Jul 31, 2014
Mothers of the disappeared by McLean, Russel D., author.

Mothers of the disappeared

"Suspended from the Association of British Investigators and facing an enquiry into his alleged misconduct over four years previously, J McNee's career hangs in the balance. The last thing he needs is new business. But when the mother of a murdered child asks him to re-open a case he helped close during his time in the police, McNee can't refuse. Is the wrong man serving a life sentence for a series of brutal murders? And, if so, why did he admit his guilt before the court? As McNee searches for

Jul 31, 2014
Mountains of the misbegotten - a Lute Bapcat mystery by Heywood, Joseph.

Mountains of the misbegotten - a Lute Bapcat mystery

"Former Rough Rider turned Michigan game warden Lute Bapcat learns that the deputy warden from Ontonagon County has gone missing and must navigate one of the Michigan Upper Peninsula's most lawless places on his search"--

Jul 31, 2014
Mr Campion's farewell by Allingham, Margery, 1904-1966, author.

Mr Campion's farewell

Jul 30, 2014
Muffin but murder by Hamilton, Victoria, 1957- author.

Muffin but murder

When her party to entice some prospective buyers ends in murder, muffin maker Merry Wynter, who is saddled with the high cost of maintaining an upstate castle, must catch a killer before her plans crumble.

Jul 31, 2014
Murder 101 - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye, author.

Murder 101 - a Decker/Lazarus novel

While working for the Greenbury Police Department in upstate New York, Peter Decker must draw from his years of experience as a homicide cop when a break-in at the local cemetery leads him into a world of art forgery and murder.

Jul 31, 2014
Murder by the slice - a fresh-baked mystery by Washburn, L. J.

Murder by the slice - a fresh-baked mystery

When the president of Oliver Loving Elementary's Parent-Teacher Organization is stabbed during a carnival, retired schoolteacher and baker Phyllis Newsome is shocked to learn that she may have used the knife that killed her.

Jul 31, 2014
Murder in retribution by Cleeland, Anne, author.

Murder in retribution

Detective Kathleen Doyle has her hands full. She has recently been paired with the newly promoted Detective Sergeant Williams to investigate a turf war--a series of retribution murders between the Russians and the Irish, both of whom are trying to control a lucrative underworld business. Kathleen also just learned that she's pregnant and must now deal with the repercussions of her hasty marriage in the form of Chief Inspector Acton's mother, the displeased dowager, who makes an unannounced visit

Jul 31, 2014