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The Chosen by Ohlsson, Kristina The Chosen

Dec 2, 2016
The dangerous ladies affair by Muller, Marcia, author. The dangerous ladies affair

Hired by a wealthy banker to nab an extortionist who has threatened to reveal personal secrets unless he receives more money, John Quincannon and Sabina Carpenter find the case turning deadly when a courier is found dead in a locked room.

Dec 2, 2016
The dark by Giambanco, V. M, author. The dark

When the remains of Nathan Quinn's younger brother, who was murdered when he was a boy, are discovered, homicide detective Alice Madison vows to discover the truth about the cases, as she contends with a sadistic killer and her own demons.

Dec 2, 2016
The death of kings - a John Madden mystery by Airth, Rennie, 1935- author. The death of kings - a John Madden mystery

"In the fifth novel in the critically acclaimed John Madden series, the former Scotland Yard detective returns in a gripping post-World War II mystery that will delight fans of Philip Kerr On a hot summer day in 1938, a beautiful actress is murdered on the grand Kent estate of Sir Jack Jessup, close friend of the Prince of Wales. The arrest of an ex-convict and his subsequent confession swiftly bring the case to a close, but in 1949, the reappearance of a jade necklace raises questions about

Dec 2, 2016
The elusive elixir by Pandian, Gigi, 1975- author. The elusive elixir

Dec 2, 2016
The Enemy Within by Marston, Edward The Enemy Within

Dec 2, 2016
The fisher king - a Jack McBride mystery by Lenhardt, Melissa, author. The fisher king - a Jack McBride mystery

To Stillwater natives, the increase in local crime can be traced directly back to the day the outsider McBride took the police chief position, and they're gunning to get rid of him.

Dec 2, 2016
The gentleman from Japan - an Inspector O novel by Church, James, 1947- author. The gentleman from Japan - an Inspector O novel

"James Church's Inspector O novels have been hailed as "crackling good" (The Washington Post). Now Church--a former Western intelligence officer who pulls back the curtain on the hidden world of North Korea in a way that no one else can--comes roaring back with an unputdownable new novel. A Spanish factory near Barcelona is secretly producing--under the guise of a dumpling maker--a key machine for the production of nuclear weapons. Western intelligence has gotten wind of this and believes that t

Dec 2, 2016
The gift of darkness by Giambanco, V. M. author. The gift of darkness

In the aftermath of a Seattle lawyer's ritualistic murder, rookie homicide detective Alice Madison and her seasoned partner Detective Sergeant Brown discover unsettling childhood links between the victim, his law partner, and his killer.

Dec 2, 2016
The glass key by Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. The glass key

Paul Madvig was a cheerfully corrupt ward-heeler who aspired to something better: the daughter of Senator Ralph Bancroft Henry, the heiress to a dynasty of political purebreds. Did he want her badly enough to commit murder? And if Madvig was innocent, which of his dozens of enemies was doing an awfully good job of framing him?

Dec 1, 2016
The Heretic's Creed by Buckley, Fiona The Heretic's Creed

Dec 2, 2016
The human flies by Lahlum, Hans Olav, 1973- author. The human flies

Oslo, 1968. Ambitious young detective Inspector Kolbjorn Kristiansen is called to an apartment block, where a man has been found murdered. The victim, Harald Olesen, was a legendary hero of the Resistance during the Nazi occupation and at first it is difficult to imagine who could have wanted him dead. But as Detective Inspector Kolbjorn Kristiansen (known as K2) begins to investigate, it seems clear that the murderer could only be one of Olesen's fellow tenants in the building. Soon, with the h

Dec 5, 2016
The kill fee by Smith, Fiona Veitch, 1970- author. The kill fee

"Do you know who that is, Poppy?" asked Delilah. "I do indeed." "So what does it feel like to dance in the arms of an assassin?" Poppy Denby's star is on the rise. Now the Arts and Entertainment Editor at The Daily Globe, she covers an exhibition of Russian Art at the Crystal Palace. A shot rings out, leaving a guard injured and an empty pedestal in the place of the largest Faberg Egg in the collection. The egg itself is valuable, but more so are the secrets it contains within - secrets that cou

Dec 1, 2016
The Knife Slipped by Gardner, Erle Stanley The Knife Slipped

Dec 2, 2016
The knife slipped by Gardner, Erle Stanley, 1889-1970, author. The knife slipped

Lost for more than 75 years, The Knife Slipped was meant to be the second book in the series, but shelved when Gardner's publisher objected to (among other things) Bertha Cool's tendency to "talk tough, swear, smoke cigarettes, and try to gyp people." But this tale of adultery and corruption, of double-crosses and triple identities--however shocking for 1939--shines today as a glorious present from the past, a return to the heyday of private eyes and shady dames, of powerful criminals, crooked c

Dec 5, 2016
The Lydian baker by Wishart, David, 1952- The Lydian baker

Dec 5, 2016
The Murder Book by Adams, Jane A. The Murder Book

Dec 2, 2016
The reek of red herrings - a Dandy Gilver mystery by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- author. The reek of red herrings - a Dandy Gilver mystery

"On the rain-drenched, wave-lashed, wind-battered Banffshire coast, tiny fishing villages perch on ledges that would make a seagull think twice, and crumbly mansions cling to crumblier cliff tops while, out in the bay, the herring drifters brave the storms to catch their silver darlings. It's nowhere for a child of gentle Northamptonshire to spend Christmas. But when odd things start to turn up in barrels of fish--with a strong whiff of murder most foul--that's exactly where Dandy Gilver finds h

Dec 2, 2016
The Return of the Raven Mocker by Casey, Donis The Return of the Raven Mocker

Dec 2, 2016
The Ripper's Shadow - A Victorian Mystery by Rowland, Laura Joh The Ripper's Shadow - A Victorian Mystery

Dec 2, 2016

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