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Murder, Plainly Read by Alan, Isabella

Murder, Plainly Read

Aug 27, 2015
Nine Lives by Staub, Wendy Corsi

Nine Lives

Aug 27, 2015
No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco by Herriman, Nancy.

No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco

A courageous nurse and a war-scarred police detective in 1860s San Francisco investigate the brutal killing of a Chinese patient whose demise is blamed on the nurse's hot-headed brother-in-law.

Aug 27, 2015
No other darkness by Hilary, Sarah.

No other darkness

""The DI Marnie Rome series [is] one to watch." --Shelf Awareness The gripping follow-up to Sarah Hilary's acclaimed debut Someone Else's Skin, No Other Darkness finds mystery's "impressive new cop-heroine" (The Times, London) on a case that hauntingly echoes her own family tragedy. Detective Inspector Marnie Rome and her partner Detective Sergeant Noah Jake are investigating the recent discovery of two dead boys in a bunker beneath a London garden. Terry and Beth, under whose garden the bodies

Aug 27, 2015
No virgin island - a Sabrina Salter mystery by Dorsey, C. Michele.

No virgin island - a Sabrina Salter mystery

Aug 27, 2015
Oblivion by Indridason, Arnaldur

Oblivion

Aug 27, 2015
Parchment and Old Lace by Childs, Laura/ Moran, Terrie Farley

Parchment and Old Lace

Aug 27, 2015
Peril by Ponytail by Cohen, Nancy J.

Peril by Ponytail

Aug 27, 2015
Plantation shudders by Byron, Ellen.

Plantation shudders

Prodigal daughter Maggie Crozat has returned home to her family's plantation-turned-bed-and-breakfast in Louisiana. When one of their guests dies from unnatural causes, Maggie and her family suddenly become suspects in a murder.

Aug 27, 2015
Poisoned prose by Adams, Ellery, author.

Poisoned prose

Olivia thought gathering some of the most renowned storytellers in one place would be a nice, simple way for herself and the Bayside Book Writers to appreciate their talents. But things take a dark turn when the most famous storyteller in the nation, the captivating performer Violetta Devereaux, announces onstage that she will meet her end in Oyster Bay. When Violetta is discovered murdered after the show, everyone involved with the retreat becomes a suspect. There are rumors that Violetta, who

Aug 27, 2015
Pretty Girls by Slaughter, Karin

Pretty Girls

Aug 27, 2015
Quarry by Collins, Max Allan, author.

Quarry

"Who is Quarry? A Vietnam veteran. A nice, normal guy. A killer for hire. Normally he doesn't ask questions about the targets provided by the urbane Broker. This time the victim is so unlikely, Quarry gets curious-- but he doesn't pursue his curiosity until he's betrayed by whoever hired him. Now the hitman must solve the murder he committed"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 27, 2015
Red line - a Matt Sinclair novel by Thiem, Brian, author.

Red line - a Matt Sinclair novel

When a teenager from a wealthy suburb outside of Oakland, California is dumped at an inner city bus stop, homicide detective Matt Sinclair catches the case. It's his first since being bumped to desk duty for a bust that went south fast. With few leads and plenty of attention, it's the worst kind of case to help him get back up to speed. It only gets worse as the bodies start to pile up--first at the same bus bench, then around the city.

Aug 27, 2015
Secret world / A Tudor Mystery Featuring Christopher Marlowe by Trow, M. J, author.

Secret world / A Tudor Mystery Featuring Christopher Marlowe

After discovering a family friend was found murdered in her bed, Kit Marlowe sets out to discover who is responsible, drawing the attention of Queen Elizabeth's spymaster Francis Walsingham.

Aug 27, 2015
Served cold by Goldberg, Ed

Served cold

Aug 27, 2015
Shepherd's crook by Boneham, Sheila Webster, 1952.

Shepherd's crook

Aug 27, 2015
Sherlock Holmes and the Four Corners of Hell by Duffy, Séamus, author.

Sherlock Holmes and the Four Corners of Hell

Collects three tales starring the legendary detective, including "The Adventure of the Rotherhithe Ship-breakers" in which Holmes' hunt for a would-be assassin leads him to one of the most dangerous spots in London.

Aug 27, 2015
Shooting for the stars - a Gil Malloy novel by Belsky, Richard.

Shooting for the stars - a Gil Malloy novel

"Following up his "engrossing journalistic thriller" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) The Kennedy Connection, R. G. Belsky brings back New York City newspaper reporter Gil Malloy in a gripping new mystery about the closed-case murder of a Hollywood actress. Some thirty years ago, movie star Laura Marlowe was shot to death by a crazed fan in New York City, who then killed himself. The police ruled it a murder-suicide, the case was closed, and the beloved starlet faded away into history. But when

Aug 27, 2015
Shroud of roses by Ferris, Gloria, 1947-, author.

Shroud of roses

The Class of 2000 left behind a skeleton in its closet, and fifteen years later someone is coming for the rest of the graduates, including none other than Bliss Moonbeam Cornwall. Against their better judgement, Cornwall and Redfern team up to expose the killer before time or Cornwalls talent for stumbling into danger gets the best of them.

Aug 27, 2015
Smaller and smaller circles by Batacan, F. H., author.

Smaller and smaller circles

"In northeast Manila's Quezon City is a district called Payatas--a 50-acre dump that is home to thousands of people who live off of what they can scavenge there. It is one of the poorest neighborhoods in a city whose law enforcement is already stretched thin, devoid of forensic resources and rife with corruption. So when the eviscerated bodies of teenage boys begin to appear in the dump heaps, there is no one to seek justice on their behalf. In the rainy summer of 1997, two Jesuit priests take t

Aug 27, 2015