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Murder on Marble Row - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

Murder on Marble Row - a gaslight mystery

Oct 8, 2015
Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.).

Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue

Oct 4, 2015
Murder, plainly read by Alan, Isabella, author.

Murder, plainly read

When Old Order Bishop Bartholomew Belier is found dead in the bookmobile of Austina Shaker, the librarian he vowed to ruin, Angie and her quilting circle set out to prove Austina's innocence before the killer strikes again.

Oct 8, 2015
Mycroft Holmes - a novel by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- author.

Mycroft Holmes - a novel

When his fiance´e abruptly departs for Trinidad after hearing disturbing news, Mycroft Holmes and his best friend Cyrus Douglas follow and find themselves drawn in to a treacherous investigation.

Oct 8, 2015
Never look down by Easley, Warren C., author.

Never look down

Kelly Spence, an at-risk teen and tagger, is four stories up at 3:00 one morning when she looks down and witnesses the brutal murder of a woman in the parking lot below. Unluckily the killer spies her but Kelly escapes. Desperate to stay anonymous, she seeks help from someone on the street she trusts, but soon she finds his mutilated body and becomes even more afraid. Cal is drawn into the case by his volatile Cuban friend and landlord who is devastated by the murder: the dead woman had just be

Oct 1, 2015
Nine lives - a Lily Dale mystery by Staub, Wendy Corsi.

Nine lives - a Lily Dale mystery

After the death of her husband, Bella Jordan and her son need a fresh start. But on their way to stay with family in Chicago, they stop in Lily Dale, New York, and a storm forces them to spend the night.Brimming with kooky psychics and mediums, Lily Dale is just the kind of quirky little town Bella's late husband always talked about settling down in. So when the local hotelier, Leona, passes away, Bella agrees to step in and help temporarily. The longer she and Max stay there, the more Lily Dale

Oct 8, 2015
Nuts and Buried by Lee, Elizabeth

Nuts and Buried

Oct 8, 2015
Oblivion by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961- author.


The quick : A woman swims in a remote, milky-blue lagoon. Steam rises from the water and as it clears, a body is revealed in the ghostly light. The dead : Miles away, a vast aircraft hangar rises behind the perimeter fence of the US military base. A sickening thud is heard as a man's body falls from a high platform. The forgotton : Many years before, a schoolgirl went missing. The world has forgotten her. But Erlendur has not. The searcher : Erlendur Sveinsson is a newly promoted detective with

Oct 1, 2015
Olive and Let Die by Hardy, Susannah

Olive and Let Die

Oct 8, 2015
One step behind by Mankell, Henning, 1948-

One step behind

Chief Inspector Kurt Wallander investigates the deaths of three young celebrants after the Midsummer's Eve ritual.

Oct 8, 2015
Out of the blackout by Barnard, Robert

Out of the blackout

Oct 1, 2015
Out of the blackout by Barnard, Robert.

Out of the blackout

A small boy, evacuated from London during the blitz, is taken in by a loving couple who treat him like their own, and who raise him to adulthood. When he returns to London as a man, he feels the need to find his original family. He uncovers a thoroughly detestable family that he knows he was part of, but he has to find out where exactly he fit in. He uncovers an old murder that he actually witnessed as a small boy.

Oct 8, 2015
Pane and Suffering by Hollon, Cheryl

Pane and Suffering

Oct 8, 2015
Parchment and old lace by Childs, Laura, author.

Parchment and old lace

Laura Childs "returns to the Big Easy and the historic Garden District, where scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand discovers a bride-to-be murdered in the legendary Lafayette Cemetery..."--

Oct 8, 2015
Peril at Somner House - a mystery featuring Daphne du Maurier by Challis, Joanna.

Peril at Somner House - a mystery featuring Daphne du Maurier

On an island off the coast of Cornwall, Lord Max Trevalyan is found dead of severe head wounds. The many suspects include Trevalyan's widow, her lover, and the gardener, whose daughter gave birth to Max's son. It's up to young future author Daphne du Maurier to find the killer.

Oct 8, 2015
Peril at Somner House- a mystery featuring Dephne du Maurier by Challis, Joanna

Peril at Somner House- a mystery featuring Dephne du Maurier

Oct 4, 2015
Peril by ponytail by Cohen, Nancy J., 1948-

Peril by ponytail

Marla and Dalton's honeymoon at an Arizona dude ranch veers from dangerous to downright deadly faster than a horse headed to the corral. With her husband's uncle-- the resort's owner-- on the suspect list for murder, Marla hopes her blind trust in his innocence isn't misplaced, especially when she learns their relative has secrets he'd rather keep buried. As the bodies pile up, and with her new family in jeopardy, she'd better figure out who's adding to the spirits haunting a nearby ghost town b

Oct 8, 2015
Plot Boiler by Brandon, Ali

Plot Boiler

Oct 8, 2015
Pretty girls - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author.

Pretty girls - a novel

"More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia's teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends meet. But neither has recovered from the horror and heartbreak of their shared loss--a devastating wound that's cruelly ripped open when Claire's husband is killed. The disappearance of a

Oct 8, 2015
Recalled to death by Masters, Priscilla, author.

Recalled to death

Coroner Martha Gunn is baffled by the discovery of an unidentified body in the ruins of a local beauty spot. On a bright spring morning, John Hyde opens the gates to the grounds of Moreton Corbet Castle, a local medieval ruin, and discovers the body of a homeless man with his throat slashed. Detective Inspector Alex Randall and his team soon face some disturbing questions- was this a random attack, or does someone have a vendetta against the homeless? For coroner Martha Gunn, establishing the ma

Oct 8, 2015