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One Potion in the Grave by Blake, Heather

One Potion in the Grave

Sep 28, 2014
Perfidia by Ellroy, James, 1948-

Perfidia

Follows a post-Pearl Harbor murder of a Japanese family that entangles a brilliant Japanese-American forensic chemist, an adventurous woman, a future police chief and an arch villain.

Sep 30, 2014
Phantom limb by Palumbo, Dennis, 1951- author.

Phantom limb

Psychologist and Pittsburgh Police Department consultant Daniel Rinaldi has a new patient. Lisa Harland, a local girl, once made a splash in Playboy and the dubious side of Hollywood before bottoming out. Back home, down and out again, she married one of the city's richest and most ruthless tycoons. Lisa's challenge to Danny is that she intends to commit suicide by 7:00 PM. His therapist skills may buy some time--but, exiting, she's kidnapped right outside his office.Summoned to the Harland esta

Sep 30, 2014
Picked to Die by Connolly, Sheila

Picked to Die

Sep 28, 2014
Plagued by Quilt by Macrae, Molly

Plagued by Quilt

Sep 30, 2014
Prison noir by

Prison noir

Sep 28, 2014
Rebel without a cake by Brady, Jacklyn.

Rebel without a cake

"In the still of the night... Halloween is approaching, and the co-owners of Zydeco Cakes, Rita Lucero and her former mother-in-law, Miss Frankie, have scored a sweet treat...a fantastic catering opportunity that could lead to a rich future for their bakery. But their good news is quickly rattled by a bump in the night when Miss Frankie's neighbor, Bernice, barrels into her kitchen toting a Bible and a gun, and serves up a story about a ghost at her window. Bernice swears she just saw the ghost

Sep 28, 2014
Risky Undertaking - A Buryin' Barry Mystery by De Castrique, Mark

Risky Undertaking - A Buryin' Barry Mystery

Sep 30, 2014
Robert B. Parker's Blind spot - a Jesse Stone novel by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-

Robert B. Parker's Blind spot - a Jesse Stone novel

"Paradise Police Chief Jesse Stone investigates the murder of a young woman and the kidnapping of a young man from a wealthy family, only to find connections to his own troubled past"--

Sep 30, 2014
Rose Gold - an Easy Rawlins mystery by Mosley, Walter, author.

Rose Gold - an Easy Rawlins mystery

When a boxer-turned-revolutionary kidnaps the daughter of a weapons manufacturer and threatens to publicly execute her in exchange for a lucrative ransom, Easy Rawlins is tapped by the LAPD to make a difficult border crossing to navigate an ensuing standoff.

Sep 30, 2014
Rose in the wheel by Rizzolo, S. K.

Rose in the wheel

Sep 30, 2014
Safari - A Stanley Hastings Mystery by Hall, Parnell

Safari - A Stanley Hastings Mystery

Sep 30, 2014
Scandal in the Secret City by Fanning, Diane

Scandal in the Secret City

Sep 30, 2014
Sherlock Holmes - gods of war by Lovegrove, James.

Sherlock Holmes - gods of war

"1913. The clouds of war are gathering. The world's great empires vie for supremacy. Europe is in turmoil, a powder keg awaiting a spark. A body is discovered on the shore below Beachy Head, just a mile from Sherlock Holmes's retirement cottage. The local police are satisfied that it's a suicide. The victim, a young man, recently suffered a disappointment in love, and Beachy Head is notorious as a place where the desperate and depressed leap to their deaths. Holmes, however, suspects murder. As

Sep 30, 2014
Silent murders by Miley, Mary.

Silent murders

"[Vaudeville actress turned Hollywood insider] Jessie's thrilled when Bruno Heilmann, a movie studio bigwig, invites her to a party. Shes even more delighted to run into a face from her past at that party. But the following day, Jessie learns that sometime in the wee hours of the morning both her old friend and Bruno Heilmann were brutally murdered. She's devastated, but with her skill as an actress, access to the wardrobes and resources of a film studio, and a face not yet famous enough to be r

Sep 30, 2014
Sister Eve, private eye by Hinton, J. Lynne.

Sister Eve, private eye

"Sister Eve always says God moves in mysterious ways. And Eve adores a good mystery, especially a murder. A member of the Benedictine Order in Pecos, New Mexico, Sister Evangeline has been feeling disconnected and a bit uncertain about her calling. She'snot thrilled when she must return home to Madrid, New Mexico, to care for her testy, ailing father, but she's also invigorated to take on some new challenges. Retired Police Captain Jackson Divine is in trouble. "The Captain" is a Private Eye spe

Sep 30, 2014
Soul of the fire by Pattison, Eliot.

Soul of the fire

"When Shan Tao Yun and his old friend Lokesh are abruptly dragged away by Public Security, he is convinced that their secret, often illegal, support of struggling Tibetans has brought their final ruin. But his fear turns to confusion as he discovers he has been chosen to fill a vacancy on a special international commission investigating Tibetan suicides. Soon he finds that his predecessor was murdered, and when a monk sets himself on fire in front of the commissioners he realizes that the Commis

Sep 30, 2014
Stages of grey by Simon, Clea, author.

Stages of grey

Dulcie never considered herself a player. But when her friends drag her to a new local theatre company that is updating Ovid with a disco version of The Metamorphosis, the grad student finds herself in the front row of a murder. This could be the end of the struggling company, which is also plagued by money woes and romantic rivalries. But was jealousy the reason the performer was stabbed? Or are there darker secrets behind the scenes? And what role does Gus, the troupe's feline mascot, play? As

Sep 25, 2014
Stages of grey by Simon, Clea, author.

Stages of grey

Dulcie never considered herself a player. But when her friends drag her to a new local theatre company that is updating Ovid with a disco version of The Metamorphosis, the grad student finds herself in the front row of a murder. This could be the end of the struggling company, which is also plagued by money woes and romantic rivalries. But was jealousy the reason the performer was stabbed? Or are there darker secrets behind the scenes? And what role does Gus, the troupe's feline mascot, play? As

Sep 30, 2014
Stirring the Plot by Gerber, Daryl Wood

Stirring the Plot

Sep 25, 2014