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Poison ivy - a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Riggs, Cynthia.

Poison ivy - a Martha's Vineyard mystery

"On her first day as adjunct professor at Ivy Green College, Victoria Trumbull recognizes the stench emanating from her classroom as more than just dead mice. Brownie, the groundskeeper's mangy mutt, soon discovers a second body hiding beneath a cluster of poison ivy. The stakes have never been higher for Ivy Green, which is on the brink of losing already-lukewarm support from its accredited partner, Cape Cod University. Thackery Wilson, the founder of Ivy Green, worries that the bad publicity f

Apr 1, 2015
Purl up and die by Sefton, Maggie.

Purl up and die

"In the latest novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Yarn Over Murder, Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun knitters must unravel the truth from the lies to clear a friend's son suspected of murder. Kelly Flynn's summer in Fort Connor, Colorado, is off to a great start with romantic celebrations with her boyfriend, Steve, and enjoyable albeit challenging knitting classes taught by her friend Barb at the House of Lambspun. But while Barb's advanced stitches are giving Kelly the slip, a mor

Apr 1, 2015
Quicksand by Pandian, Gigi

Quicksand

Apr 1, 2015
Rat race by Francis, Dick.

Rat race

Assigned to fly four racing buffs to the track, pilot Matt Shore is forced to make an emergency landing, and he soon finds out that the mob has been tampering with the horseracing industry.

Apr 1, 2015
Red ribbons by Phillips, Louise (Fiction writer), author.

Red ribbons

Apr 1, 2015
Rising tide / Romantic Suspense Set in the Caribbean by Ryan, Patricia Twomey, 1946- author.

Rising tide / Romantic Suspense Set in the Caribbean

While at a coastal resort in Aruba to attend a wedding, Emily Harrington is plunged into danger when a young girl's body washes up on the resort's beach wearing Emily's gold bracelet.

Apr 1, 2015
Rock With Wings by Hillerman, Anne

Rock With Wings

Apr 1, 2015
Ruined Abbey - A Collins-burke Mystery by Emery, Anne

Ruined Abbey - A Collins-burke Mystery

Apr 1, 2015
Satan's Lullaby - a medieval mystery by Royal, Priscilla.

Satan's Lullaby - a medieval mystery

It is the autumn of 1278. The harvest is in. The air is crisp. Dusty summer breathes a sigh before the dark seasons arrive. For Prioress Eleanor, dark times arrive early in Norfolk. Abbess Isabeau, the head of her order, has sent Father Etienne Davoir from its headquarters in France to inspect all aspects of Tyndall Priory from its morals to its roofs. Surely the Abbess would not have chosen her own brother for this rare and thorough investigation unless the cause was serious and she had reasons

Mar 26, 2015
Saving Cecil by Mims, Lee

Saving Cecil

Apr 1, 2015
See also murder - a Marjorie Trumaine mystery by Sweazy, Larry D.

See also murder - a Marjorie Trumaine mystery

"In 1964, a grisly murder is committed in the small town of Dickinson, North Dakota. Erik and Lida Knudsen are found murdered in their bed, their throats slit. Sheriff Hilo Jenkins is called to the scene and discovers a strange copper amulet clasped in Erik's hand. Knowing that his friend Marjorie Trumaine is a skilled researcher and professional indexer, Jenkins asks for her help in investigating the possible meaning of the amulet with its unusual markings. As she gets closer to the truth, Marj

Apr 1, 2015
Shadow of a Spout by Cooper, Amanda

Shadow of a Spout

Apr 1, 2015
Sherlock Holmes, the missing years - Japan by Murthy, Vasudev.

Sherlock Holmes, the missing years - Japan

"Indian author Murthy offers an offbeat pastiche that purports to tell the real story of what happened after the legendary Holmes-Moriarty encounter at the Reichenbach Falls. In 1893, two years after Watson believed both men died, he receives a letter postmarked Yokohama, Japan. Inside is a note in Sherlock Holmes’s hand: “Watson, I need you. My violin, please. S.H.” Also enclosed is a first-class ticket for a merchant ship bound from Liverpool to Yokohama. Aboard the boat, Watson finds an oddba

Apr 1, 2015
Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins by Runcie, James

Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins

Apr 1, 2015
Six and a half deadly sins by Cotterill, Colin.

Six and a half deadly sins

"Laos, 1979: Dr. Siri Paiboun, the twice-retired ex-National Coroner of Laos, receives an unmarked package in the mail. Inside is a hand-woven pha sin, a colorful traditional skirt worn by women in certain northern Lao tribes. A lovely present, but who sent it to him, and why? And, more importantly, why is there a severed human finger stitched into the sin's lining? Siri is convinced someone is trying to send him a message, and won't let the matter rest until he's figured it out. He finagles him

Apr 1, 2015
Skies of Ash by Hall, Rachel Howzell

Skies of Ash

Apr 1, 2015
Slated for death - a Penny Brannigan mystery by Duncan, Elizabeth J.

Slated for death - a Penny Brannigan mystery

"When the body of well-liked and respectable Glenda Roberts is discovered at the bottom of a former slate mine, now a busy tourist attraction, pandemonium erupts in the North Wales town of Llanelen. Penny Brannigan finds herself drawn into the investigation when jars of her house-brand hand cream are found among counterfeit inventory Glenda and her sister were selling. Police are convinced that the mine operator whose asthmatic son suffered an almost-fatal attack due to the merchandise is respo

Apr 1, 2015
Slayed on the slopes by Dyer-Seeley, Kate.

Slayed on the slopes

After talking her way into a job writing for Portland's Northwest Extreme magazine, Meg Reed may now really be in over her head. Actually, about 8,000 feet over her head. . .

Apr 1, 2015
Some Like It Witchy - A Wishcraft Mystery by Blake, Heather

Some Like It Witchy - A Wishcraft Mystery

Apr 1, 2015
Stone cold dead - an Ellie Stone mystery by Ziskin, James W., 1960-

Stone cold dead - an Ellie Stone mystery

"December 21, 1960, the shortest day of the year: Fifteen-year-old Darleen Hicks slips away from her school bus as it idles in the junior-high parking lot, waiting to depart. Moments later the bus rumbles away without her, and she is never seen again. New Year's Eve 1960: The small upstate town of New Holland, New York, is in the grips of a severe cold snap, when Ellie Stone receives a late-night caller--Irene Metzger, the grieving mother of Darleen Hicks. She tells Ellie that the local police

Apr 1, 2015