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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 25, 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
Murder in Mangroves by Ambrose, Martha

Murder in Mangroves

Jul 20, 2016
Murder in the mangroves by Ambrose, Marty.

Murder in the mangroves

Mallie Monroe's life as a reporter on Coral Island has finally settled down. She's adjusted to the Florida lifestyle, received a small raise, and is enjoying a playful romance with island cop Nick Billie. Things start to heat up when Mallie's old boyfriend, Cole, reappears and she finds herself torn between two men. But just before the annual Mango Festival, which had promised to be a pleasant distraction, the body of the Mango Queen is found in the mangroves. So it's back to business and Mallie

Jul 25, 2016
Murder never knocks - a Mike Hammer novel by Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006, author.

Murder never knocks - a Mike Hammer novel

After thwarting several assassination attempts and stopping the kidnapping of a socialite, Mike Hammer tries to figure out who wants him dead and why.

Jul 25, 2016
Murder on Brittany shores - a mystery by Bannalec, Jean-Luc, 1966- author.

Murder on Brittany shores - a mystery

"Ten miles off the coast of Brittany lie the fabled Glenan Islands. Boasting sparkling white sands and crystal clear waters, they seem perfectly idyllic, until one day in May three bodies wash up on shore. At first glance the deaths appear accidental, but as the identities of the victims comes to light, cantankerous Commisaire Dupin is pulled back into action for a case of what seems to be cold-blooded murder. Ever viewed as an outsider in a region full of myths and traditions, Dupin finds himse

Jul 25, 2016
Murder under the covered bridge by Perona, Elizabeth, author.

Murder under the covered bridge

While interrupted crossing an item off their bucket list which involves a sexy calendar girl photoshoot, a group of sassy septuagenarians must investigate a murder, in the second novel of the series following Murder on the Bucket List.

Jul 25, 2016
Murder With Macaroni and Cheese by Herbert, A. L.

Murder With Macaroni and Cheese

Jul 25, 2016
Murder.com by Murphy, Haughton.

Murder.com

Jul 25, 2016
No Echo by Holt, Anne

No Echo

Jul 25, 2016
No good to cry - a Rick Van Lam mystery by Lanh, Andrew, author.

No good to cry - a Rick Van Lam mystery

Jul 21, 2016
No pity for the dead by Herriman, Nancy, author.

No pity for the dead

""Herriman skillfully brings 1867 San Francisco to life in all its beauty and treachery."--Anna Lee Huber, National Bestselling Author of the Lady Darby Mysteries -- The author of No Comfort for the Lost returns with a new mystery of Old San Francisco... British-born nurse Celia Davies runs a free medical clinic to assist the poor women of San Francisco. Aided in her endeavors by her half-Chinese cousin, Barbara, and her feisty housekeeper, Addie, Celia has earned the trust and friendship of man

Jul 25, 2016
One book in the grave - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951-

One book in the grave - a bibliophile mystery

" ... [Brooklyn Wainwright] decides to find out who sold [a rare first edition of Beauty and the beast] so she can return it to its rightful owner ... She believes a rare book dealer can assist her, but when she arrives at his shop, she finds him murdered ... With the help of her handsome boyfriend, Derek Stone, Brooklyn must unravel the murder plot--before she ends up in a plot herself ..."--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 25, 2016
Open season by Mayor, Archer.

Open season

A frightened old woman kills a man at her door in the middle of the night and Detective Joe Gunther discovers they were co-jurors on a sensational murder trial three years earlier. Several more vicious assaults make Joe suspect that all of the jurors from that trial are now in danger.

Jul 25, 2016
Out of Nowhere - A Zen Mystery Set in San Francisco by Dunlap, Susan

Out of Nowhere - A Zen Mystery Set in San Francisco

Jul 23, 2016
Outfoxed by Rosenfelt, David, author.

Outfoxed

"Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter spends as much time as he can working on his true passion, the Tara Foundation, the dog rescue organization he runs. Lately, Andy has been especially involved in a county prison program where inmates help train dogs the Tara Foundation has rescued to make them more adoptable, benefiting both the dogs and the prisoners. One of the prisoners Andy has been working with is Brian Atkins, who has 18 months left on a 5-year term for fraud. Brian has been helping to train

Jul 25, 2016
Peril in paradise by Ambrose, Marty

Peril in paradise

Jul 20, 2016
Peril in Paradise by Ambrose, Marty, author.

Peril in Paradise

Jul 25, 2016
Ping-pong heart by Limón, Martin, 1948- author.

Ping-pong heart

"South Korea, 1974. CID Sergeants George Suen~o and Ernie Bascom are assigned an underwhelming case of petty theft: Major Frederick M. Schulz has accused Miss Jo Kyong-Ja, an Itaewon bar girl, of stealing a hundred thousand won from him--a sum equaling less than fifty US dollars. After two very divergent accounts of what happened, Miss Jo is attacked in the night, and Schulz is found hacked to death only days later. Did tensions simply escalate to the point of murder? Looking into other motives

Jul 24, 2016
Place of execution by McDermid, Val

Place of execution

Jul 25, 2016