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Murder.com by Murphy, Haughton

Murder.com

May 28, 2016
Nantucket grand by Axelrod, Steven, author.

Nantucket grand

During a long winter and short, chilly spring, a series of disturbing incidents rock the small resort island of Nantucket. A Land Bank executive dies in a suspicious hunting accident, a prominent local family's historic summer cottage burns down in an arson fire, and a teenage girl lies comatose from a drug overdose. When spring turns to summer and the tourists flood the island, the mysterious cycle of violence spins faster. A young Jamaican boy is found dead in the harbor, a sex-for-drugs porno

May 25, 2016
No Good to Cry by Lanh, Andrew

No Good to Cry

May 28, 2016
No second chances by Stacey, Lyndon.

No second chances

"Lorna Myers thinks she knows where her businessman husband is--until two men come looking for him one October evening. By lucky chance, ex-police officer Daniel Whelan happens to be on hand to take control of the situation, but for Lorna it's the start of a nightmare. If Harvey isn't abroad working, then where is he? When Lorna's daughter asks Daniel for help with a problem of her own, he finds himself reluctantly drawn into the complex affairs of the Myers family--with what could be potentiall

May 28, 2016
Of sound mind by Waltzer, Jim, 1950- author.

Of sound mind

"A slow-boil, modern noir, Of Sound Mind finds audiometry technician Richard Keene settling into his new, center-city apartment just as he reaches his thirtieth birthday. Formerly confined to a mental institution, Richard struggles to adapt to a world of adult freedom. He possesses abnormally acute powers of hearing and suffers from claustrophobia, yet he feels unleashed to dare fate in high places - in short, he is a bundle of neuroses. When he believes he hears a strangulation murder committed

May 28, 2016
One from without by Fuller, Jack, author.

One from without

"A major corporate hostile takeover is complicated by the Board's handling of a mysterious hacker who is somehow selectively sabotaging the core data storage integrity of key corporate personnel while, at the same time, the CFO finds himself having to face the personal consequences of his earlier life in the CIA. "--

May 28, 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

May 28, 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

May 28, 2016
Pot thief who studied D. H. Lawrence by Orenduff, J. Michael

Pot thief who studied D. H. Lawrence

May 28, 2016
Pot thief who studied Escoffier by Orenduff, J. Michael

Pot thief who studied Escoffier

May 28, 2016
Predators - a Botswana mystery by Ramsay, Frederick

Predators - a Botswana mystery

May 28, 2016
Quarry's deal by Collins, Max Allan, author.

Quarry's deal

"Behind the doors of an illegal casino, will Quarry find Lady Luck or a lady killer? As part of his plan to target other hitmen, Quarry follows one from steamy Florida to the sober Midwest. But this killer isn't a man at all -- she's a sloe-eyed beauty, as dangerous in bed as she is deadly on the job. Has Quarry finally met his match?"--Page 4 of cover.

May 28, 2016
Quick and the dead by Moody, Susan.

Quick and the dead

May 28, 2016
Reapers - a Botswana mystery by Ramsay, Frederick

Reapers - a Botswana mystery

May 28, 2016
Rebellion's Message by Jecks, Michael

Rebellion's Message

May 28, 2016
Rio Noir by Bellotto, Tony (EDT)/ Landers, Clifford (TRN)

Rio Noir

May 22, 2016
Robert B. Parker's Slow burn by Atkins, Ace, author.

Robert B. Parker's Slow burn

"Boston PI Spenser faces a hot case and a personal crisis in the latest adventure in the iconic New York Times-bestselling series from author Ace Atkins"--

May 28, 2016
Rock-a-bye bones - a Sarah Booth Delaney mystery by Haines, Carolyn, author.

Rock-a-bye bones - a Sarah Booth Delaney mystery

"Sarah Booth Delaney and her friends are still recovering from the attack on Scott Hampton's blues club in Zinnia, Mississippi, and Sarah Booth herself is still overcoming her grief at ending things with her fiance´. One bitterly cold night at her family's ancestral home in Zinnia, Sarah Booth hears what sounds like a kitten as she passes the front door. She opens the door to find a newborn baby in a basket on her front porch - with bloody footsteps leading up to the door and back down the drive

May 28, 2016
Sayonara slam by Hirahara, Naomi, 1962- author.

Sayonara slam

""Hirahara has a keen eye for the telling detail and an assured sense of character."--Los Angeles Times At Dodger Stadium it's Japan vs. Korea in the World Baseball Classic, but before the first pitch is thrown, Mas Arai finds himself in the middle of a murder. Mysteries layer atop mysteries in this sixth in the award-winning series featuring the most unlikely of sleuths, an aging, widowed, not-exactly-communicative gardener from Altadena, California. Who is that unusual woman throwing knuckleba

May 25, 2016
See also deception - a Marjorie Trumaine mystery by Sweazy, Larry D., author.

See also deception - a Marjorie Trumaine mystery

"In a small North Dakota town in 1964, indexer Marjorie Trumaine investigates the alleged suicide of the local librarian, uncovering a web of secrets that puts her own life in jeopardy"--

May 28, 2016