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Spellcasting in silk by Blackwell, Juliet, author.

Spellcasting in silk

"Lily would like nothing better than to relax, enjoy her friends, and take care of business at her store, which is booming thanks to San Francisco's upcoming Summer of Love Festival. But as the unofficial witchy consultant to the SFPD, she is pulled into yet another case. A woman has jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge, and her apparent suicide may be connected to a suspicious botanica in the Mission District. When the police investigate the shop, they ask Lily to look into its mysterious owner, w

Aug 27, 2015
Stone Cold Case - A Rock Shop Mystery by Dilts, Catherine

Stone Cold Case - A Rock Shop Mystery

Aug 31, 2015
Swag Bags and Swindlers by Howell, Dorothy

Swag Bags and Swindlers

Aug 28, 2015
The Adventuress by Alexander, Tasha

The Adventuress

Aug 31, 2015
The bad actor by Ebisch, Glen Albert, 1946-

The bad actor

"An advice columnist is threatened when she warns a woman against being taken advantage of by a young playboy."--

Aug 31, 2015
The Bangkok asset by Burdett, John, author.

The Bangkok asset

Sonchai Jitpleecheep--the brash and beguiling Royal Thai Police Force detective who has been our guide through John Burdett's five previous acclaimed Bangkok novels--is back. The former monk and devout Buddhist, forever battling to protect his karma from the assaults of morally compromising cases, is now faced with the most horrifying technological innovation to make its way to the streets of Bangkok, and a conspiracy of almost unfathomable reach. With Sonchai on this case is the young female in

Aug 30, 2015
The Bark Before Christmas by Berenson, Laurien

The Bark Before Christmas

Aug 28, 2015
The beat goes on - the complete Rebus stories by Rankin, Ian, author.

The beat goes on - the complete Rebus stories

"Brilliant, irascible and frequently frustrating to both his friends and his long-suffering bosses, John Rebus has made the dark places of Edinburgh his home for over two decades. THE BEAT GOES ON collects all of Ian Rankin's Rebus short stories for the first time, including two never-before published tales written specifically for this collection. From his beginnings as a young Detective Constable in "Dead and Buried," right up to his dramatic, but not quite final, retirement in "The Very Last

Aug 31, 2015
The big bitch - a Jackson "Doc" Holiday mystery by Lang, John Patrick.

The big bitch - a Jackson "Doc" Holiday mystery

"Private Eye Jackson “Doc” Holiday investigates fraud, a crime he knows intimately. He was once a respected and successful mortgage banker who laundered more than 100 million dollars in dirty money. Although never convicted, he has been blackballed from banking. After his drinking buddy, a Catholic priest named Jesus Cortez, is shot dead in the driveway of Doc’s Berkeley home, he sets out to find his killer. The case takes him in search of an old confederate in Portland, where he begins to suspe

Aug 31, 2015
The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories by Penzler, Otto (EDT)

The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories

Aug 31, 2015
The burying ground - a Thaddeus Lewis mystery by Kellough, Janet, author.

The burying ground - a Thaddeus Lewis mystery

"Someone is digging up the graves at the Strangers' Burying Ground in Toronto--the final resting place of criminals, vagrants, indigents, and alcoholics--and the only person who seems to care is the sexton, Morgan Spicer. The authorities are unconcerned; after all, for years the growing village of Yorkville has been clamouring to have the bodies moved and the Burying Ground closed. The distraught Spicer enlists the aid of his old friend Thaddeus Lewis, who has unexpectedly returned to preaching

Aug 31, 2015
The cat, the sneak and the secret by Sweeney, Leann, author.

The cat, the sneak and the secret

"Jillian Hart and Tom are finally tying the knot, but first they need to make sure Tom's stepson, Finn, is as comfortable as possible in the lake house they will all call home. So when it becomes clear that Finn has fallen for a pretty cat from the Mercy Animal Sanctuary, Jillian and Tom readily agree to make room for one more--even though the tortoiseshell kitty is a notorious kleptomaniac. So far, the cat has sneaked out of the adoption center time after time, bringing back trinkets, shoelaces

Aug 31, 2015
The circle by Minier, Bernard.

The circle

"They find the boy by the swimming pool, dolls floating on its surface. Inside the house, his teacher lies dead. But he claims to remember nothing. June 2010. In the middle of a World Cup match, Martin Servaz receives a call from a long-lost lover. A fewmiles away in the town of Marsac, Classics professor Claire Diemar has been brutally murdered. As if that weren't disturbing enough, Servaz receives a cryptic e-mail indicating that Julian Hirtmann, the most twisted of all serial killers, is back

Aug 31, 2015
The company she kept by Mayor, Archer.

The company she kept

"During the height of a particularly brutal Vermont winter, one morning a woman's body is found hanging high above the interstate. The woman, found with the word "dyke" carved on her chest is quickly determined to be the victim of a brutal murder. Thatalone is enough to bring in Joe Gunther and his VBI (Vermont Bureau of Investigation) team. But when the victim is identified not only as a state senator, but as an intimate friend of the governor's, it unleashes a publicity maelstrom that makes

Aug 28, 2015
The Devil's Monk by Fraser, Sara.

The Devil's Monk

An intriguing 19th Century historical mystery. July, 1829. When a female corpse, dressed in male clothing, is discovered lying in a haystack in the Worcestershire countryside, rumour and superstition abound. For the sighting of a man in white robes fleeing from the scene leads to suspicion that the 'Devil's Monk' is responsible for the crime. According to local legend, this vengeful apparition appears at intervals to molest and kill. Constable Thomas Potts is dismissive of the rumours - but with

Aug 29, 2015
The devil's seal - a mystery of ancient Ireland by Tremayne, Peter, author.

The devil's seal - a mystery of ancient Ireland

"Ireland, A.D. 671. An Anglo-Saxon delegation arrives in Cashel to debate the new religious rules that have been handed down from Rome. The Abbot of Imleach leads the Irish delegation, which is hostile to the new rules from outsiders. Among the Anglo-Saxon group is Brother Eadulf's own younger brother Egric, whom Eadulf hasn't seen for many years. When the debate quickly becomes acrimonious, a local abbess has to step in as a mediator between the two sides. But not even a day later her body is d

Aug 27, 2015
The diamond caper by Mayle, Peter.

The diamond caper

Aug 31, 2015
The drowned boy by Fossum, Karin, 1954- author.

The drowned boy

"A new addition to the captivating Inspector Sejer series, the first since The Caller, from Norway's finest crime writer Carmen and Nicolai failed to resuscitate their son, Tommy, after finding him floating in their backyard pond. When Inspector Skarre arrives on the scene, Carmen reports that Tommy, a healthy toddler with Down syndrome, wandered into the garden while Nicolai was working in the basement and she was cleaning the house. Skarre senses something is off with Carmen's story and consul

Aug 31, 2015
The drowning ground - a novel by Marrison, James, author.

The drowning ground - a novel

"Chief Inspector Guillermo Downes is a long way from his native home of Argentina, heading up the police department in the English Cotswolds. But he isn't far enough to escape the memories of his past, or to lose the baggage he carries from the loss of someone close to him. So when a young girl, Gail, disappears--the second girl in the span of two weeks to go missing--Downes makes a promise to the child's mother to find her no matter what it takes. Ten years later, that promise remains unfulfill

Aug 31, 2015
The eloquence of the dead by Brady, Conor.

The eloquence of the dead

Aug 31, 2015