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Snoop to nuts by Lee, Elizabeth, author.

Snoop to nuts

"Lindy Blanchard's family pecan farm is known county-wide, but it's the goodies her grandmother sells at their store, the Nut House, that really bring in the crowds--until someone turns one of her tasty treats deadly... The "Most Original Pecan Treat" contest at the Ag Fair is the talk of Riverville, Texas, especially when it's clear that Miss Amelia Blanchard's Heavenly Texas Pecan Caviar will take home a blue ribbon. Which is why everyone is amazed when her dish doesn't even place--and even mo

Jan 27, 2015
Soul circus - a novel by Pelecanos, George P.

Soul circus - a novel

In the midst of a brutal courtroom battle during which a Washington, D.C., crime overlord faces the death penalty and his rivals vie for his territory, private investigator Derek Strange struggles to protect the life of a witness.

Jan 27, 2015
Soul of discretion - a chief superintendent Simon Serrailler mystery by Hill, Susan, 1942-

Soul of discretion - a chief superintendent Simon Serrailler mystery

From the outside, the cathedral town of Lafferton seems idyllic, but in many ways it is just like any other place. It suffers from the same kinds of crime, is subject to the same pressures from a rapidly changing world, and has the same hopes and fears as any number of towns up and down the land. When Simon Serrailler is called in by Lafferton's new Chief Constable, Kieran Bright, he is met by two plainclothes officers, who ask him to take the principal role in a difficult, potentially dangerous

Jan 27, 2015
Star fall by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author.

Star fall

The post-Christmas lull is officially over.... The deceased is antiques expert Rowland Egerton, the darling of daytime TV, stabbed to death in his luxurious West London home. Egerton's partner, the granite-faced John Lavender, found the body; did he also do the deed? Or was it a burglary gone wrong? As Slider and his team investigate, none of the facts seem to fit. And it soon becomes clear that the much-loved, charming Mr Egerton wasn't as universally loved, or perhaps as charming, as Slider wa

Jan 27, 2015
Stiff Penalty by Ryan, Annelise

Stiff Penalty

Jan 27, 2015
Sudden mischief by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010, author.

Sudden mischief

Jan 27, 2015
Tahoe ghost boat by Borg, Todd, author.

Tahoe ghost boat

"Gertie O'Leary is a 15-year-old girl with a messy bird's nest of red hair, a serious softball pitch, and a dream to be a movie director. She also has a $2 million price on her head. When a gang led by a killer the FBI calls Mikhailo the Monster takes Gertie as the centerpiece of an extortion plot, the girl's mother calls Tahoe Detective Owen McKenna for help. McKenna finds out that Gertie's stepfather has just died in what looks like a boating accident and that Gertie's mother cares more about

Jan 27, 2015
Taken for Dead by Masterton, Graham

Taken for Dead

Jan 27, 2015
Tattered legacy by Baker, Shannon, 1960-

Tattered legacy

Jan 27, 2015
Tear down and die by Slan, Joanna Campbell

Tear down and die

Jan 27, 2015
The accidental alchemist by Pandian, Gigi, 1975-

The accidental alchemist

"Unpacking her belongings in her new hometown of Portland, Oregon, herbalist and reformed alchemist Zoe Faust can't help but notice she's picked up a stowaway. Dorian Robert-Houdin is a living, breathing three-and-half-foot gargoyle--not to mention a master of French cuisine--and he needs Zoe's expertise to decipher a centuries-old text. Zoe, who's trying to put her old life behind her, isn't so sure she wants to reopen her alchemical past...until the dead man on her porch leaves her no choice

Jan 27, 2015
The Alpine Zen - An Emma Lord Mystery by Daheim, Mary

The Alpine Zen - An Emma Lord Mystery

Jan 27, 2015
The Angel Court Affair - A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel by Perry, Anne

The Angel Court Affair - A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

Jan 27, 2015
The bishop's wife by Harrison, Mette Ivie, 1970-

The bishop's wife

"In the predominantly Mormon city of Draper, Utah, some seemingly perfect families have deadly secrets. Inspired by an actual crime and written by a practicing Mormon, The Bishop's Wife is both a fascinating look at the lives of modern Mormons as well as a grim and cunningly twisted mystery. Linda Wallheim is the mother of five grown boys and the wife of a Mormon bishop. As bishop, Kurt Wallheim is the ward's designated spiritual father, and that makes Linda the ward's unofficial mother, and her

Jan 21, 2015
The blue journal - a Detective Anthony Walker novel by Graham, L. T., 1950-

The blue journal - a Detective Anthony Walker novel

"When one of Randi Conway's psychotherapy patients is found dead of a gunshot wound, the investigation is turned over to Lieutenant Anthony Walker. Formerly a New York City cop, Walker now serves on the police force of an affluent community in Fairfield County, Connecticut. He lives among the privileged gentry, where he understands that appearances are often far removed from reality. This certainly proves to be true in the death of Elizabeth Knoebel, when Walker discovers that she had been keepi

Jan 27, 2015
The body snatchers affair - a Carpenter and Quincannon mystery by Muller, Marcia, author.

The body snatchers affair - a Carpenter and Quincannon mystery

Conducting a dual investigation in the opium dens of San Francisco's Chinatown, Sabina Carpenter and John Quincannon search for missing millionaires against a backdrop of a brewing Tong war.

Jan 27, 2015
The Book of Fires by Doherty, P. C., author.

The Book of Fires

February, 1381. A ruthless killer known as the Ignifer--Fire Bringer--is rampaging through London, bringing agonising death and destruction in his wake. He appears to be targeting all those involved in the recent trial and conviction of the beautiful Lady Isolda Beaumont, burned at the stake for the murder of her husband. As the late Sir Walter Beaumont was a close friend of the Regent, John of Gaunt orders Sir John Cranston and Brother Athelstan to investigate. In the dead man's possession was

Jan 27, 2015
The boy who followed Ripley by Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995.

The boy who followed Ripley

Jan 27, 2015
The Burning Gates - A Makana Investigation by Bilal, Parker

The Burning Gates - A Makana Investigation

Jan 22, 2015
The carrier by Hannah, Sophie, 1971-

The carrier

" The latest in Sophie Hannah's internationally bestselling Zailer & Waterhouse series, named by The Sunday Times as one of the 50 Best Thrillers of the Last Five Years When Gaby's plane is delayed, she's forced to share a hotel room with a stranger: Lauren, who is terrified of her. But why is she scared of Gaby in particular? Lauren won't explain. Instead, she blurts out something about an innocent man going to prison for murder. Gaby soon suspects that Lauren's presence on her flight isn't a c

Jan 27, 2015