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The buried life by Patel, Carrie, author.

The buried life

"The gaslight and shadows of the underground city of Recoletta hide secrets and lies. When Inspector Liesl Malone investigates the murder of a renowned historian, she finds herself stonewalled by the all-powerful Directorate of Preservation - Recoletta's top-secret historical research facility. When a second high-profile murder threatens the very fabric of city society, Malone and her rookie partner Rafe Sundar must tread carefully, lest they fall victim to not only the criminals they seek, but

Mar 3, 2015
The burning gates by Bilal, Parker, 1960- author.

The burning gates

In Cairo, private investigator Makana is called into the office of his new client, a powerful art dealer known as Kasabian. Kasabian wants him to track down a famous painting that went missing from Baghdad during the US invasion. All the dealer can tell Makana is that the piece was smuggled into Egypt by an Iraqi war criminal who doesn't want to be found. The world of art is a far cry from the shady streets and alleyways of the Cairo that Makana knows, but he soon finds out that this side of the

Mar 3, 2015
The cat, the devil, the last escape by Murphy, Shirley Rousseau, author.

The cat, the devil, the last escape

"The next new novel from critically acclaimed author, Shirley Rousseau Murphy. While in prison Morgan makes fast friends with an old con named Lee Fontana and together they plan an elaborate escape in an attempt to clear Morgan's name for good, if they can outsmart the Devil one more time.."--

Mar 3, 2015
The Children Return - a Bruno, Chief of Police novel by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23-

The Children Return - a Bruno, Chief of Police novel

Mar 3, 2015
The Dark Side of the Road by Green, Simon R.

The Dark Side of the Road

Mar 3, 2015
The edge of dreams by Bowen, Rhys, author.

The edge of dreams

"Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a captain in the New York City police force, is stumped. He's chasing a murderer whose victims have nothing in common nothing except for the taunting notes that are delivered to Daniel after each murder. And when Daniel receives a note immediately after Molly and her young son Liam are in a terrible train crash, Daniel and Molly both begin to fear that maybe Molly herself was the target. Molly's detective instincts are humming, but finding the time to dig

Mar 3, 2015
The forgotten girls by Blædel, Sara.

The forgotten girls

"After the discovery of a body in the forest, the new director of the Danish Missing Persons Department recognizes the dead woman as a child inmate at a state mental institution and uncovers links to her own past during the investigation."--

Mar 3, 2015
The Ghost Fields by Griffiths, Elly

The Ghost Fields

Mar 3, 2015
The hidden man by Blake, Robin, 1948-

The hidden man

"Blake continues the series Booklist calls "a solid winner" with a darkly rich mystery centered on an apparent suicide that leads Cragg and Fidelis down a treacherous path.The year is 1742, and the people of Preston are looking forward to their ancient once-every-twenty-years festival of merriment and excess, the Preston Guild. But the prospect darkens as the town plunges into a financial crisis caused by the death of pawnbroker and would-be banker Philip Pimbo, shot behind the locked door of hi

Mar 3, 2015
The kings of London by Shaw, William, 1959- author.

The kings of London

While investigating a gas explosion in London, Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen and young policewoman Helen Tozer find psychedelic paintings by Bridget Riley and Peter Blake, along with the body of a playboy art collector.

Feb 25, 2015
The league of frightened men - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Stout, Rex, 1886-1975.

The league of frightened men - a Nero Wolfe mystery

Mar 3, 2015
The long and faraway gone by Berney, Louis, author.

The long and faraway gone

"In the summer of 1986, two tragedies rocked Oklahoma City. Six movie-theater employees were killed in an armed robbery, while one inexplicably survived. Then, a teenage girl vanished from the annual State Fair. Neither crime was ever solved. Twenty-five years later, the reverberations of those unsolved cases quietly echo through survivors' lives. A private investigator in Vegas, Wyatt's latest inquiry takes him back to a past he's tried to escape-- and drags him deeper into the harrowing m

Mar 3, 2015
The lost treasures of R&B by George, Nelson, author.

The lost treasures of R&B

"While looking into a robbery involving rapper Asya Roc and a former acquaintance from the streets, professional bodyguard turned private investigator D. Hunter is hired to track down the rarest soul music single ever recorded."--

Mar 1, 2015
The monster of Florence by Nabb, Magdalen, 1947-2007.

The monster of Florence

Marshal Guarnaccia feels out of his league when he is assigned to help track down a serial killer, especially when he assigned to work under Simonetti, a man so dedicated to achieving a conviction that he is blinded to the consequences.

Mar 3, 2015
The moonlit door by Lake, Deryn, author.

The moonlit door

A new puzzle for the Reverend Nick Lawrence . . . It is May in the sleepy village of Lakehurst, Sussex, and Nick Lawrence has organised a Medieval Fair, complete with maypole dancing, archers and Mr Grimm's men, a group of Morris dancers. The fair is enjoyed by all and a great success, but once the village green is deserted a horrific event takes place that shocks the whole village. A young orphan, Billy, is shot through the heart with an arrow and his body covered with the ribbons from the mayp

Mar 3, 2015
The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter by Mackay, Malcolm

The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter

Mar 3, 2015
The shape of water by Camilleri, Andrea.

The shape of water

The first English translation of the best-selling international mystery series follows Sicilian detective Inspector Montalbano as he investigates the suspicious death of an engineer who had made a name for himself in a small town.

Mar 3, 2015
The Sirena quest - a novel by Kahn, Michael A., 1952- author.

The Sirena quest - a novel

The New York Times Sunday Magazine piece famously opened: "She has pouting lips and high round breasts. Thousands of men have dreamt of her. Hundreds have chased after her. Two have died in pursuit. Her name is Sirena, she weighs 193 pounds, and she vanished in 1959. Without a trace." Barrett College's legendary Greco-Roman sculpture's fate was still a hot topic in 1970 when four roommates began their freshman year at the New England school. They've gone their separate ways for years. But as the

Mar 1, 2015
The Sudden Arrival of Violence by Mackay, Malcom

The Sudden Arrival of Violence

Mar 3, 2015
The terra-cotta dog by Camilleri, Andrea.

The terra-cotta dog

Montalbano's latest case begins with a mysterious te^te a` te^te with a Mafioso, some inexplicably abandoned loot from a supermarket heist, and dying words that lead him to an illegal arms cache in a mountain cave. There, the inspector finds two young lovers, dead for fifty years and still embracing, watched over by a life-sized terra-cotta dog. Montalbano's passion to solve this old crime takes him on a journey through Sicily's past and into one family's darkest secrets.

Mar 3, 2015