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Mountain Rampage - A National Park Mystery by Graham, Scott

Mountain Rampage - A National Park Mystery

May 6, 2015
Mr. Monk and the two assistants - a novel by Goldberg, Lee, 1962-

Mr. Monk and the two assistants - a novel

OCD detective Adrian Monk, coping 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--finds himself up against a clever killer.

May 6, 2015
Murder freshly baked by Chapman, Vannetta.

Murder freshly baked

May 6, 2015
Murder in Ely - a third-culture kid mystery by Nelson, D. L., 1942-

Murder in Ely - a third-culture kid mystery

May 6, 2015
Murder in the Queen's garden by Carmack, Amanda, author.

Murder in the Queen's garden

"1559. Elizabeth has been on the throne for six months, and life in England seems newly golden. But for the Royal Court, murder and betrayal are foretold in the stars.... Kate Haywood, the young queen's personal musician, has been keeping busy playing for a merry round of summer parties where famed astrologer Dr. John Dee and his fantastic horoscopes are all the rage. However, Elizabeth's favorite stargazer fails to predict the discovery of a skeleton in the queen's garden--and that the victim's

May 6, 2015
Murder in the queen's garden by Carmack, Amanda, author.

Murder in the queen's garden

Apr 30, 2015
Murder on Amsterdam Avenue - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.), author.

Murder on Amsterdam Avenue - a gaslight mystery

"In the midst of Sarah and Frank's wedding preparations, Sarah accompanies her mother on a condolence call to the Upper West Side, where Charles Fairfax, the son of family friends, has died unexpectedly after suffering from a mysterious disease. It is a tragic and all-too-common story or so it seems. Charles's father asks to speak with Sarah privately. He believes his son was poisoned and would like Sarah and Frank to look into the matter with the utmost discretion. Putting their own persona

May 6, 2015
Musseled out by Ross, Barbara, 1953- author.

Musseled out

"The busy summer tourist season is winding down in Busman's Harbor, Maine, but Julia Snowden senses trouble simmering for the Snowden Family Clambake Company. Shifty David Thwing--the "Mussel King" of upscale seafood restaurants--is sniffing around town for a new location. But serving iffy clams turns out to be the least of his troubles...When Thwing is found sleeping with the fishes beneath a local lobsterman's boat, the police quickly finger Julia's brother-in-law Sonny as the one who cooked u

May 6, 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, the

May 6, 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

May 6, 2015
Noontime Follies - A Jake Hines Police Procedural Set in Minnesota by Gunn, Elizabeth

Noontime Follies - A Jake Hines Police Procedural Set in Minnesota

May 6, 2015
Oh say can you fudge by Coco, Nancy.

Oh say can you fudge

May 6, 2015
Once burned by Boyle, Gerry, 1956- author.

Once burned

"There's something smoldering in the drop-dead pretty town of Sanctuary, Maine, and veteran crime reporter Jack McMorrow is back to sniff it out. In this long-awaited tenth installment of the wildly popular McMorrow mystery series, best-selling author Gerry Boyle crafts a smoking-hot story that will keep you riveted until the very last page. For the moment, life is briefly as it should be for Jack McMorrow: He and his wife Roxanne have retreated from the stress and danger of their day jobs to ra

May 6, 2015
Once upon a Crime by Brackston, P. J.

Once upon a Crime

May 6, 2015
Open Grave - A Mystery by Eriksson, Kjell/ Norlen, Paul (TRN)

Open Grave - A Mystery

May 6, 2015
Pattern of betrayal by Fox, Mae, author.

Pattern of betrayal

"Murder checks in. When Julie Ellis traded her high-stress life as an antiquities bounty hunter in the big city for the slower pace of Missouri wine country, she expected to find peace and tranquility among the beautiful rolling hills--not murder and mayhem. As the new innkeeper of the Quilt Haus Inn, Julie breathes a sigh of relief when preparations for their first quilting murder mystery weekend are finally complete. The props are set, the scripts are ready, and each guest has a role to play.

May 6, 2015
Pirate Vishnu by Pandian, Gigi, 1975- author.

Pirate Vishnu

"A century-old treasure map of San Francisco's Barbary Coast. Sacred riches from India. Two murders, one hundred years apart. And a love triangle-- Historian Jaya Jones has her work cut out for her. 1906: Shortly before the Great San Francisco Earthquake, Pirate Vishnu strikes the San Francisco Bay. An ancestor of Jaya's who came to the U.S. from India draws a treasure map-- Present day: Over a century later, the cryptic treasure map remains undeciphered. From San Francisco to the southern tip o

May 6, 2015
Pride v. prejudice by Hess, Joan, author.

Pride v. prejudice

"Claire Malloy, for as long as she can remember, has been the local bookseller and owner of the Book Depot and the widowed mother of teenage Caron, who frequently speaks in ALL CAPS. But her life has changed dramatically in recent years. Claire has married her longtime beau, Deputy Police Chief Peter Rosen. Still the owner of the Book Depot, Claire has passed the day-to-day running of it on to her very efficient employees. With Caron inching ever closer to college, there's but one thing that rem

May 6, 2015
Purl up and die by Sefton, Maggie.

Purl up and die

"In the latest novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Yarn Over Murder, Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun knitters must unravel the truth from the lies to clear a friend's son suspected of murder. Kelly Flynn's summer in Fort Connor, Colorado, is off to a great start with romantic celebrations with her boyfriend, Steve, and enjoyable albeit challenging knitting classes taught by her friend Barb at the House of Lambspun. But while Barb's advanced stitches are giving Kelly the slip, a mor

Apr 30, 2015
Pursuit in Provence - a Jordan Mayfair mystery by Gobbell, Phyllis C.

Pursuit in Provence - a Jordan Mayfair mystery

"Pursuit in Provence is Jordan Mayfair's debut as an amateur sleuth finding her way through a labyrinth of art rock-and-roll -- and murder -- against the captivating backdrop of Provence.

May 6, 2015