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Murder at Cape Three Points by Quartey, Kwei J.

Murder at Cape Three Points

"At Cape Three Points on the beautiful Ghanaian coast, a canoe washes up at an oil rig site. The two bodies in the canoe--who turn out to be a prominent, wealthy, middle-aged married couple--have obviously been murdered; the way Mr. Smith-Aidoo has been gruesomely decapitated suggests the killer was trying to send a specific message--but what, and to whom, is a mystery. The Smith-Aidoos, pillars in their community, are mourned by everyone, but especially by their niece Sapphire, a successful ped

Apr 16, 2014
Murder at Hatfield House - an Elizabethan mystery by Carmack, Amanda.

Murder at Hatfield House - an Elizabethan mystery

1558. Kate Haywood, a simple musician in the employ of a princess, will find herself involved in games of crowns as she sets out to solve the murder of the queen's envoy.

Apr 16, 2014
Murder at Honeychurch Hall - a mystery by Dennison, Hannah.

Murder at Honeychurch Hall - a mystery

"Former TV celebrity host Kat Stanford is just days away from starting her dream antique business with her newly widowed mother Iris when she gets a huge shock. Iris has recklessly purchased a dilapidated carriage house, on an isolated country estate, Honeychurch Hall, several hundred miles from London. When Kat arrives at the house, she discovers that Iris has yet another surprise in store. Iris has been writing in secret for years and reluctantly reveals that she's actually Krystalle Storm, th

Apr 16, 2014
Murder at Mullings by Cannell, Dorothy, author.

Murder at Mullings

In its 300-year history, there has never once been a scandal at Mullings, ancestral home of the decent but dull Stodmarsh family. Until, that is, Edward Stodmarsh makes an ill-advised second marriage to the scheming Regina Stapleton, who insists on bringing her family's 'ornamental hermit' to live on the estate. Suddenly everyone wants to visit Mullings to glimpse this mysterious figure. Strange but harmless, thinks Florence Norris, the family's longstanding housekeeper. But events take a sinist

Apr 16, 2014
Murder at the breakers by Maxwell, Alyssa.

Murder at the breakers

"As the nineteenth century comes to a close, the illustrious Vanderbilt family dominates Newport, Rhode Island, high society. But when murder darkens a glittering affair at the Vanderbilt summer home, reporter Emma Cross learns that sometimes the actions of the cream of society can curdle one's blood..."--P. [4] of cover.

Apr 16, 2014
Murder at Westminster Abbey by Carmack, Amanda.

Murder at Westminster Abbey

"Life at the center of the new royal court is abuzz with ambition and gossip--very different from the quiet countryside, where Kate served Elizabeth during her exile. Making her way among the courtiers who vie for the new queen's favor, Kate befriends Lady Mary Everley. Mary is very close to Elizabeth. With their red hair and pale skin, they even resemble each other--which makes Mary's murder all the more chilling. The celebrations go on despite the pall cast over them. But when another redhead

Apr 16, 2014
Murder Gone A-Rye by Parra, Nancy J.

Murder Gone A-Rye

Apr 16, 2014
Murder in merino - a seaside knitters mystery by Goldenbaum, Sally.

Murder in merino - a seaside knitters mystery

Apr 16, 2014
Murder in the telephone exchange by Wright, June, 1919-2012.

Murder in the telephone exchange

"A mystery novel set in Melbourne's Central Telephone Exchange in the late 1940s"--

Apr 16, 2014
Murder on Bamboo Lane by Hirahara, Naomi, 1962-

Murder on Bamboo Lane

"Bike cop Ellie Rush dreams of becoming a homicide detective, but it's still a shock when the first dead body she encounters on the job is that of a former college classmate. At the behest of her Aunt Cheryl, the highest-ranking Asian-American officer in the LAPD (a source of pride for Ellie's grandmother, but annoyance to her mom), Ellie becomes tangled in the investigation of the coed's murder--with equal parts help and hindrance from her nosy best friend, her over-involved ex-boyfriend, a smo

Apr 16, 2014
Murder on Bank Street - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

Murder on Bank Street - a gaslight mystery

Malloy takes up the unsolved murder of Dr. Brandt, but the shocking revelations he uncovers may destroy Sarah-- and Malloy's hope for any future with her.

Apr 16, 2014
Murder on Insel Poel by Nelson, D. L., 1942-

Murder on Insel Poel

Apr 16, 2014
Murder on St. Mark's Place by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

Murder on St. Mark's Place

Sarah Brandt, a midwife in turn-of-the-century New York City, turns to Sergeant Frank Malloy for help in finding the person who killed Gerda, a beautiful German immigrant who had fallen into the life of a "Charity Girl," one who traded her favors for lavish gifts and entertainment.

Apr 16, 2014
Murder on the hoof - a mystery by O'Sullivan, Kathryn.

Murder on the hoof - a mystery

"It's mid-August in the Outer Banks village of Corolla and Fire Chief Colleen McCabe is conducting rookie training and spending increasingly more time with her best friend, Sheriff Bill Dorman. The wild horses have been relocated to the sanctuary, and the town is occupied with the upcoming local theatre production. All is right with the world. But when a member of the acting troupe is found dead in the dunes after an emergency training exercise and Bill's ex-fiance´ arrives in town, Colleen know

Apr 16, 2014
Murder simply brewed by Chapman, Vannetta.

Murder simply brewed

When coffee shop manager Ethan Gray is murdered in Middlebury's Amish Artisan Village, two women from different walks of life must join together to solve the mystery.

Apr 16, 2014
Murder, Simply Stitched by Alan, Isabella

Murder, Simply Stitched

Apr 16, 2014
Murderous matrimony by Lavene, Joyce, author.

Murderous matrimony

Two stories in one book. In the novella Perilous Pranks, Jessie Morton's practical joke makes her a suspect in the murder of Wanda Le Fey. Now Wanda's blue ghost is haunting Jessie to find her killer. In Murderous Matrimony, it's two weeks to Jessie's wedding to Chase Manhattan, and she not only has to deal with Wanda's ghost and disapproving in-laws-to-be, but a murder in her new Arts and Crafts Museum.

Apr 16, 2014
Music of Ghosts - a novel of suspense by Bissell, Sallie.

Music of Ghosts - a novel of suspense

When the daughter of North Carolina's former governor is murdered deep in the Appalachian woods and her body mutilated with disturbing symbols, attorney Mary Crow is sought after by the case's prime suspect to help clear his name.

Apr 16, 2014
Mystery Writers of America presents ice cold - tales of intrigue from the Cold War by

Mystery Writers of America presents ice cold - tales of intrigue from the Cold War

Apr 16, 2014
Nursing homes are murder - a Paul Jacobson geezer-lit mystery by Befeler, Mike.

Nursing homes are murder - a Paul Jacobson geezer-lit mystery

Apr 16, 2014