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Mystery Writers of America presents ice cold - tales of intrigue from the Cold War by

Mystery Writers of America presents ice cold - tales of intrigue from the Cold War

Apr 19, 2014
Nursing homes are murder - a Paul Jacobson geezer-lit mystery by Befeler, Mike.

Nursing homes are murder - a Paul Jacobson geezer-lit mystery

Apr 19, 2014
Poisoned ground - a Rachel Goddard mystery by Parshall, Sandra.

Poisoned ground - a Rachel Goddard mystery

"When a powerful development company sets its sights on Mason Country, Virginia, as the location for a sprawling resort for the rich, the locals begin taking sides. Many residents see the resort as economic salvation for the small Blue Ridge Mountains community, while others fear the county will become financially dependent on a predatory company. Few oppose the development more vocally than veterinarian Rachel Goddard. She sides with locals reluctant to sell their land and, in the process, comp

Apr 19, 2014
Red Man down by Gunn, Elizabeth, 1927- author.

Red Man down

Sarah Burke's Saturday off is interrupted when she is called to a shooting. When the criminal turns out to be ex-cop Red Man Ed Lacey, Sarah is shocked. As Sarah and her team investigate why he might have wanted a cop to shoot him, it quickly becomes clear that Ed's death isn't the only one where all is not as it seems. But the more they investigate, the more obstacles they encounter, particularly from Ed's family.

Apr 19, 2014
Reunion with death by Connolly, Sheila.

Reunion with death

"Laura Shumway couldn't say why she'd agreed to go on the class reunion trip to Italy. Maybe it was to take stock of her life, or maybe it was just to catch up with old friends, take in the sights, and relax in the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Either way, she knew she'd discover a lot on the trip, about both herself and her former classmates. What she didn't expect to discover was the dead body of esteemed professor Anthony Gilbert. Gilbert had had a long and illustrious career at the college.

Apr 13, 2014
Rules of murder by Deering, Julianna.

Rules of murder

"In this cozy mystery set in the early 1930s English countryside, a party at Drew Farthering's country estate proves deadly, Farthering and a clever debutante guest try to catch the killer before he claims another victim"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
Shrink rap by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010.

Shrink rap

Boston private detective Sunny Randall agrees to protect a touring writer from her abusive ex-husband, but she quickly learns that the stalker in question is much more sophisticated, intelligent, and potentially deadly than most.

Apr 19, 2014
Sidney Chambers and the problem of evil by Runcie, James, 1959-

Sidney Chambers and the problem of evil

"Our favorite clerical detective is back with four longer mysteries in which Canon Sidney Chambers attempts to stop a serial killer with a grievance against the clergy; investigates the disappearance of a famous painting after a distracting display of nudity by a French girl in an art gallery; uncovers the fact that an "accidental" drowning on a film shoot may have been something more sinister; and discovers the reasons behind the theft of a baby from a hospital just before Christmas 1963. In t

Apr 19, 2014
Singapore Noir by Tan, Cheryl Lu-Lien (EDT)

Singapore Noir

Apr 19, 2014
Small Plates - Short Fiction by Page, Katherine Hall

Small Plates - Short Fiction

Apr 19, 2014
Southern heat by Burnsworth, David.

Southern heat

"Gunshots echo down an antebellum Charleston alley. Brack Pelton, an ex-racecar driver and Afghanistan War veteran, witnesses the murder of his uncle, Reggie Sails. Darcy Wells, the pretty Palmetto Pulse reporter, investigates Reggie's murder and targets Brack. The sole heir of his uncle's estate, Brack receives a rundown bar called the Pirate's Cove, a rotting beach house, and one hundred acres of preserved and valuable wetland along the Ashley River. A member of Charleston's wealthiest and old

Apr 18, 2014
Spinning in her grave by MacRae, Molly, author.

Spinning in her grave

Kath Rutledge is settling in as the owner of the Weaver's Cat, a fiber and fabric shop in Blue Plum, Tennessee. But nothing, not even the ghost haunting her shop, prepares her for the mystery that will leave the whole town spinning.

Apr 18, 2014
Stolen Remains - A Lady of Ashes Mystery by Trent, Christine

Stolen Remains - A Lady of Ashes Mystery

Apr 19, 2014
Strongwood - a crime dossier by Millett, Larry, 1947-

Strongwood - a crime dossier

" The place is Minneapolis, the year is 1903, and Michael Masterson has fallen in love, or so he claims, with Addie Strongwood, a beautiful working-class girl with an interesting past and a mind of her own. But their promising relationship quickly begins to disintegrate before reaching a violent conclusion. Amid allegations of seduction, rape, and blackmail, Michael is shot dead and Addie goes on trial for first-degree murder. As the case unfolds in a welter of conflicting evidence and surprise

Apr 18, 2014
Sugar and iced by McKinlay, Jenn, author.

Sugar and iced

Normally Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura wouldn't be caught dead at a beauty pageant, but when Mel's mom asks them to provide cupcakes for the seventy-fifth annual Sweet Tiara contest as a favor for her best friend, they can't say no. Plus between cooking up a daily display for the three-day event and sponsoring a cupcake creation challenge for the participants, Fairy Tale Cupcakes will get great publicity. But the world of pageants is even hotter than Mel's kitchen. A high-strung judge and a p

Apr 19, 2014
The Alpine yeoman - an Emma Lord mystery by Daheim, Mary, author.

The Alpine yeoman - an Emma Lord mystery

"An ill wind blows through Alpine, but Advocate publisher Emma Lord and Sheriff Milo Dodge seem immune to the prevailing angst. The newlyweds' domestic idyll is most definitely over when a dead man is discovered near the fish hatchery and nobody has a clue as to his identity. Vida Runkel may have insight, but Emma's redoubtable House & Home editor is mad at the world and saying little. Moreover, whispers of scandal travel through the quaint streets when some high school girls mysteriously take a

Apr 19, 2014
The Baklava Club by Goodwin, Jason, 1964-

The Baklava Club

"Inspector Yashim must search for an Polish prince who has been taken hostage by an Italian revolutionary cell"--

Apr 19, 2014
The Blackwoods Farm enquiry by Purser, Ann.

The Blackwoods Farm enquiry

Interested in penning her memoirs, Ivy Beasley decides to take a creative writing course. But it's hard to find time to put pen to paper when this current chapter is so full of lies, jealousy and murder... Rumors are flying around the village of Barrington about Mrs. Winchen Blatch, a reclusive widow living alone in her old farmhouse. In the past few weeks, the widow claims she has been tormented by ghostly visitations, so she hires Ivy and her fellow investigators at Enquire Within to get to th

Apr 19, 2014
The Body in Bodega Bay by Draine, Betsy/ Hinden, Michael

The Body in Bodega Bay

Apr 19, 2014
The Bones Beneath - A Tom Thorne Novel by Billingham, Mark

The Bones Beneath - A Tom Thorne Novel

Apr 19, 2014