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Murder in the queen's wardrobe - a Mistress Jaffrey mystery by Emerson, Kathy Lynn, author.

Murder in the queen's wardrobe - a Mistress Jaffrey mystery

After being recruited as a lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth's cousin, Lady Mary, in order to spy on her, Rosamund Jaffrey discovers that Lady Mary's life is in danger after it is rumored that she is being courted by Ivan the Terrible of Russia.

Jul 30, 2015
Murder in the queen's wardrobe by Emerson, Kathy Lynn, author.

Murder in the queen's wardrobe

London, 1582: Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey, a talented and well-educated woman of independent means, is recruited by Queen Elizabeth I's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, to be lady-in-waiting to Lady Mary, a cousin of the queen. With her talent in languages and knowledge of ciphers and codes, she will be integral to the spymaster as an intelligence gatherer, being able to get close to Lady Mary just at the time when she is being courted by Russia's Ivan the Terrible. However, there are some noble

Aug 1, 2015
Murder of an Open Book by Swanson, Denise

Murder of an Open Book

Aug 1, 2015
Murder on the bucket list by Perona, Elizabeth.

Murder on the bucket list

The septuagenarian women of the Summer Ridge Bridge Club have gathered in secret late one July night to check skinny-dipping off their bucket list. But as Francine observes, the jittery members seem more obsessed with body issues and elaborate preparations than actually stripping down and getting in the pool. A pungent smell emanating from the pool shed provides a perfect distraction. When a dead body flops out, its an answered prayer for Charlotte, since the first item on her list is to solve a

Aug 1, 2015
Mycroft Holmes by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem/ Waterhouse, Anna

Mycroft Holmes

Aug 1, 2015
Name of the devil - a Jessica Blackwood novel by Mayne, Andrew, 1973- author.

Name of the devil - a Jessica Blackwood novel

"In this electrifying sequel to Angel Killer, magician-turned-FBI-agent Jessica Blackwood must channel her past to catch a killer consumed by a desire for revenge. When a church combusts in rural Appalachia, the bizarre trail of carnage suggests diabolical forces are at work. Charged with explaining the inexplicable, the FBI's Dr. Ailes and Agent Knoll once again turn to the ace up their sleeve: Agent Jessica Blackwood, a former prodigy from a family dynasty of illusionists. As the death toll mo

Aug 1, 2015
Never kill a friend by Ortiz, Martin Hill.

Never kill a friend

"Detective Shelley Krieg has lived her entire life in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. At six-foot-four, she's the giantess of DC Metro a tough cop who's paid her dues on her long path to becoming a detective in the city she loves. She can get a confession out of anyone. And she always plays by the rules. But when Rafael Hooks is arrested for killing his brother, all the rules change. Shelley finds herself not only fighting the system but also questioning her relationships wit

Aug 1, 2015
Never Look Down by Easley, Warren C.

Never Look Down

Aug 1, 2015
No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco by Herriman, Nancy.

No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco

A courageous nurse and a war-scarred police detective in 1860s San Francisco investigate the brutal killing of a Chinese patient whose demise is blamed on the nurse's hot-headed brother-in-law.

Aug 1, 2015
No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco by Herriman, Nancy.

No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco

Jul 31, 2015
No virgin island - a Sabrina Salter mystery by Dorsey, C. Michele.

No virgin island - a Sabrina Salter mystery

Aug 1, 2015
No Virgin Island by Dorsey, C. Michele

No Virgin Island

Jul 30, 2015
Once upon a crime - a brothers Grimm mystery by Brackston, Paula, author.

Once upon a crime - a brothers Grimm mystery

Jul 29, 2015
Open grave - a mystery by Eriksson, Kjell, 1953- author.

Open grave - a mystery

In this new book in the Ann Lindell series, Professor Bertram von Ohler has been awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine. This news causes problems in his otherwise quiet upper-class neighborhood. Not everybody is happy with the choice of winner. Mysterious incidents start to occur. Boyish pranks say the police, but what follows is certainly not innocent amusement. Police inspector Ann Lindell becomes involved in the case and immediately is transported back into her own past. Eriksson has been nomi

Aug 1, 2015
Plantation Shudders by Byron, Ellen

Plantation Shudders

Jul 30, 2015
Plantation shudders by Byron, Ellen.

Plantation shudders

Prodigal daughter Maggie Crozat has returned home to her family's plantation-turned-bed-and-breakfast in Louisiana. When one of their guests dies from unnatural causes, Maggie and her family suddenly become suspects in a murder.

Aug 1, 2015
Pretty Girls by Slaughter, Karin

Pretty Girls

Aug 1, 2015
Purebred dead by Delaney, Kathleen, author.

Purebred dead

Pillar of the community, Mary McGill has a finger in every pie, a place on every committee. She's the one the townsfolk can count on when they need help. Everything Mary organizes runs smoothly - apart, that is, from the town's traditional Christmas pageant. For the festivities are rudely interrupted by the discovery of a blood-stained corpse lying in the manger. Cowering beside the body is a small black-and-white puppy. Two local children report seeing a shadowy figure fleeing from the scene -

Aug 1, 2015
Red line - a Matt Sinclair novel by Thiem, Brian, author.

Red line - a Matt Sinclair novel

When a teenager from a wealthy suburb outside of Oakland, California is dumped at an inner city bus stop, homicide detective Matt Sinclair catches the case. It's his first since being bumped to desk duty for a bust that went south fast. With few leads and plenty of attention, it's the worst kind of case to help him get back up to speed. It only gets worse as the bodies start to pile up--first at the same bus bench, then around the city.

Aug 1, 2015
Red Line by Thiem, Brian

Red Line

Jul 29, 2015