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The Pot Thief Who Studied Einstein by Orenduff, J. Michael

The Pot Thief Who Studied Einstein

Jun 24, 2016
The pot thief who studied Escoffier by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Escoffier

The pot thief discovers that archaeology is not nearly as cutthroat as the restaurant business A treasure hunter, pottery dealer, and occasional manufacturer of imitation American Indian artifacts, Albuquerque's Hubie Schuze knows quite a bit about throwing clay. But ancient Native American pottery is not really intended for dining, so he is puzzled when a restaurateur comes to him asking for dinner plates. The job sounds boring, but the fee does not: $25,000 for one hundred plates for a new Aus

Jun 29, 2016
The Pot Thief Who Studied Ptolemy by Orenduff, J. Michael

The Pot Thief Who Studied Ptolemy

Jun 24, 2016
The pot thief who studied Pythagoras by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Pythagoras

Hubie Schuze must solve the case of a $25,000 pot theft-or he could be in deep trouble A dealer of ancient Native American pottery, Hubert Schuze has spent years combing the public lands of New Mexico, digging for artwork that would otherwise remain buried. According to the US government, Hubie is a thief-but no act of Congress could stop him from doing what he loves. For decades, Hubie has worn the title of pot thief proudly. Outright burglary, though, is another story. But an offer of $25,000

Jun 29, 2016
The second death / A Mystery of Ancient Ireland by Tremayne, Peter, author.

The second death / A Mystery of Ancient Ireland

"Ireland, A.D. 671. It is the beginning of the summer season and the Kingdom of Muman is preparing to celebrate the Great Fair of Cashel. It is an extravagant nine days of contests, food, and endless entertainment. Circumstances have led Fidelma and Eadulf far and wide across the kingdom, and they have been absent from the Great Fair for many years. But, for once they haven't been called away from Cashel, and are eager to enjoy the festivities - that is, until the last wagon in a group traveling

Jun 29, 2016
The secret of High Eldersham by Burton, Miles, 1884-1964, author.

The secret of High Eldersham

"Samuel Whitehead, landlord of the Rose and Crown, is a stranger in the lonely East Anglian village of High Eldersham. When the newcomer is stabbed to death in his pub, and Scotland Yard are called to the scene, it seems that the veil dividing High Eldersham from the outside world is about to be lifted. Detective-Inspector Young forms a theory about the case so utterly impossible that merely entertaining the suspicion makes him doubt his own sanity. Surrounded by sinister forces beyond his under

Jun 29, 2016
The sixth idea by Tracy, P. J, author.

The sixth idea

"The Monkeewrench crew returns in a twisty, heart-stopping new thriller"--

Jun 29, 2016
The skeleton's knee by Mayor, Archer.

The skeleton's knee

A hermit dies in the hospital of a bullet he received twenty years earlier. At his mountaintop home, a skeleton with a bullet hole and a metal knee is found buried in the yard. On the way to the medical examiner's office, the hearse comes under machine gun fire. A long-hidden crime is obviously very much on someone's mind - someone who would love to destroy what little evidence remains. The serial number on the metal knee takes Joe Gunther to Chicago, where he is snubbed by the big city cops, an

Jun 29, 2016
The snowfly by Heywood, Joseph.

The snowfly

Jun 29, 2016
The St. Lucia Island Club by Monahan, Brent

The St. Lucia Island Club

Jun 29, 2016
The Wages of Desire - A World War II Mystery by Kelly, Stephen

The Wages of Desire - A World War II Mystery

Jun 29, 2016
The wire in the blood by McDermid, Val.

The wire in the blood

Across the country, dozens of teenage girls have vanished. It's the job of criminal profilers Dr. Tony Hill and Carol Jordan to look for a pattern. They've spent years exploring the psyches of madmen. But sane men kill, too. And when they hide in plain sight, they can be difficult to find. He's handsome and talented, rich and famous -- a notorious charmer with the power to seduce and the will to destroy. No one can fathom what he's about to do next. Until one of Hill's students is murdered. Now,

Jun 29, 2016
The Women of the Souk by Pearce, Michael

The Women of the Souk

Jun 29, 2016
These Honored Dead by Putnam, Jonathan

These Honored Dead

Jun 29, 2016
Thrill Kill by Thiem, Brian

Thrill Kill

Jun 29, 2016
Title wave by Barrett, Lorna, author.

Title wave

"Tricia and Angelica leave Booktown behind for a pleasure cruise, but they're going to need their life jackets because a murderer has also booked passage in Lorna Barrett's New York Times bestselling series. While her bookstore, Haven't Got a Clue, is rebuilt following a devastating fire, Tricia Miles and her sister, Angelica, decide to book a cruise for some much needed R & R. Naturally they choose a Mystery Lovers cruise, where they can ponder whodunnit in Adirondack chairs while sipping color

Jun 29, 2016
Tomb of the Golden Bird by Peters, Elizabeth

Tomb of the Golden Bird

Jun 24, 2016
Tomb of the golden bird by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-2013.

Tomb of the golden bird

In New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Peters's eagerly anticipated Amelia Peabody adventure, the Emerson clan is a hairsbreadth away from unearthing the legendary site they've been searching for. But a sinister plot and a dark family secret stand in the way of their ultimate ambition and threaten to change things forever. Convinced that the tomb of the little-known king Tutankhamon lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings, Egyptologist Radcliffe Emerson and his wife, Amelia Peabody, se

Jun 29, 2016
Trail of echoes by Hall, Rachel Howzell, author.

Trail of echoes

"On a rainy spring day in Los Angeles, homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton is called away from a rare lunch date to Bonner Park, where the body of thirteen-year-old Chanita Lords has been discovered. When Lou and her partner, Colin Taggert, take on the sad task of informing Chanita's mother, Lou is surprised to find herself in the apartment building she grew up in. Chanita was interested in photography and, much like Lou, a black girl destined to leave the housing projects behind. Her death

Jun 29, 2016
Treason in the Secret City - A World War Two Mystery Set in Tennessee by Fanning, Diane

Treason in the Secret City - A World War Two Mystery Set in Tennessee

Jun 29, 2016