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Killing frost - a Deets Shanahan mystery by Tierney, Ronald, author.

Killing frost - a Deets Shanahan mystery

At seventy-two years old, Deets Shanahan is ready to 'check out' and embrace old age. But, it seems his body (still functioning - just - after a bout of cancer) and Fate have other plans. Awaiting the arrival of a mystery new client, who wouldn't take no for an answer, he spies her out of his window, making her way up his drive to the front door. Suddenly, he sees her body jerk, go limp, then collapse in a pool of blood on his driveway - dead. Why did the mystery client insist on meeting with Sh

Apr 19, 2015
Last Words by Zahradnik, Rich

Last Words

Apr 19, 2015
Lemon pies and little white lies by Adams, Ellery.

Lemon pies and little white lies

Providing magical desserts to the residents of the enchanted town of Havenwood, Georgia, Ella Mae LeFaye finds everything she loves in danger when a serious of mysterious deaths are linked to her, forcing her to whip up a recipe for catching a killer determined to settle an ancient score.

Apr 19, 2015
Manhattan in miniature by Grace, Margaret, 1937-

Manhattan in miniature

As soon as Gerry Porter and her granddaughter, Maddie, 11, land in New York City, there are signs of trouble. Gerry is pulled in opposite directions by her two friends: Cynthia Bishop, who wants Gerry to investigate her aunt's recent death; and Bebe Mellon, who expects Gerry to spend the week helping her fulfill a work assignment at a giant crafts fair. Gerry and Maddie manage to keep everyone happy, accomplishing what the 35,000-strong NYPD failed to do.

Apr 19, 2015
Manhattan Mayhem - New Crime Stories from Mystery Writers of America by Clark, Mary Higgins (EDT)/ Child, Lee (CON)/ Ode, Eric/ Cook, Thomas H. (CON)/ Parker, T. Jefferson (CON)

Manhattan Mayhem - New Crime Stories from Mystery Writers of America

Apr 19, 2015
Margery Allingham's Mr Campion's Fox by Ripley, Mike

Margery Allingham's Mr Campion's Fox

Apr 19, 2015
Mountain Rampage - A National Park Mystery by Graham, Scott

Mountain Rampage - A National Park Mystery

Apr 19, 2015
Mr. Monk and the two assistants - a novel by Goldberg, Lee, 1962-

Mr. Monk and the two assistants - a novel

Adrian Monk copes with the conflict between two different female assistants--his former aide, Sharona, who returns after her ne'er-do-well husband is arrested for murder, and his new assistant, Natalie--and finds himself up against a clever killer.

Apr 19, 2015
Murder freshly baked by Chapman, Vannetta.

Murder freshly baked

Apr 19, 2015
Murder in Hindsight - a New Scotland Yard mystery by Cleeland, Anne. author

Murder in Hindsight - a New Scotland Yard mystery

Scotland Yard's unlikeliest detective pair-- plucky Irish redhead Kathleen Doyle and British lord turned cop Michael Acton-- are on the trail of a serial killer in the third of Anne Cleeland's mystery series. Kathleen Doyle is on the trail of a killer who seems to be intent on handing out vigilante justice-- killing those who, for one reason or another, have not paid the price for their crimes. But as she gets closer to the killer, other dangers lurk. Solonik has reared his head again, pullin

Apr 19, 2015
Murder in the queen's garden by Carmack, Amanda, author.

Murder in the queen's garden

Apr 19, 2015
Murder ties the knot by Fifield, Christy, author.

Murder ties the knot

"It's winter in Keyhole Bay, Florida, and while the tourist trade is slow, souvenir shop owner Glory Martine is busy with her best friend's wedding. But between managing preparations, the bride's in-laws, and a haunted parrot named Bluebeard, Glory makes plans to catch a killer. As her friends Karen and Riley approach their wedding day, Glory could use a break from the nuptial madness. She takes a peaceful drive to Alabama's piney woods to pick up the wedding quilt she ordered from a supplier. B

Apr 19, 2015
Musseled out by Ross, Barbara, 1953- author.

Musseled out

Apr 19, 2015
Never look back by Donoghue, Clare.

Never look back

"Three young women have been found brutally murdered in south London, their bodies discarded in plain view, the victims only yards away from help during each attack. And each time, the murderer gets a little bit bolder. Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer is the head of homicide on the South London police force, and with three bodies on his watch and a killer growing in confidence, he and DS Jane Bennett are frantically trying to find the link between these seemingly isolated incidents. Slowly, th

Apr 19, 2015
No known grave by Jennings, Maureen, author.

No known grave

"Inspector Tom Tyler is making a fresh start in the market town of Ludlow, Shropshire when he receives an early morning call from St. Anne's Convalescent Hospital. A horrifying double murder has been discovered on the grounds and mysterious letters addressed to Tyler and recounting incidents of terrible cruelty and destruction far away begin to arrive almost immediately. It soon becomes clear that Tyler is not only seeking a murderer who may be hiding very close by, but also that the horrors of

Apr 19, 2015
No place to die by Donoghue, Clare.

No place to die

"Jane Bennett, senior Detective Sergeant for the murder squad at her London police precinct, is having a terrible day. Her boss, Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer, has just returned to work after two weeks on "leave," though Jane knows it was really more like a suspension. He's still shaken by the loss of a victim in their last murder case, and Jane is still stung that Lockyer didn't trust her enough to confide in her about the case before it was too late. But neither of them has the luxury of t

Apr 19, 2015
Noontime Follies - A Jake Hines Police Procedural Set in Minnesota by Gunn, Elizabeth

Noontime Follies - A Jake Hines Police Procedural Set in Minnesota

Apr 19, 2015
Once Burned - A Jack Mcmorrow Mystery by Boyle, Gerry

Once Burned - A Jack Mcmorrow Mystery

Apr 19, 2015
Pall in the family by Eastman, Dawn, author.

Pall in the family

The aptly named Crystal Haven is the destination for tourists seeking psychics, seances, and the promise of contacting the spirit world. In this small western Michigan town, everyone knows the Fortune family. Rose is gifted with tarot card readings. Her sister Vi is a self proclaimed pet psychic. And Rose's daughter Clyde is a cop. A cop on leave from Ann Arbor more specifically, who's come home to kooky Crystal Haven to re-evaluate her life. Mom and Aunt Vi can't wait for Clyde to finally embra

Apr 19, 2015
Palm Beach nasty by Turner, Tom, 1953-

Palm Beach nasty

Burned out New York homicide cop Charlie Crawford goes south to take it slow. But after six months in steamy Palm Beach, Florida, he's bored out of his mind and desperate for a face-down stiff with a little rigor setting in. One Halloween night, Crawford is first on the scene and finds a twenty-year-old male swinging from a stately banyan tree. This sets in motion colliding plots involving a billionaire with a thing for young girls, a far-reaching art scam with Crawford's girlfriend playing a st

Apr 19, 2015