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The mystery of the invisible hand - a Henry Spearman mystery by Jevons, Marshall, author.

The mystery of the invisible hand - a Henry Spearman mystery

"Henry Spearman, the balding economics professor with a knack for solving crimes, returns in The Mystery of the Invisible Hand--a clever whodunit of campus intrigue, stolen art, and murder. Having just won the Nobel Prize, Spearman accepts an invitation to lecture at Monte Vista University. He arrives in the wake of a puzzling art heist with plans to teach a course on art and economics--only to be faced with the alleged suicide of womanizing artist-in-residence Tristan Wheeler. When it becomes c

Aug 22, 2014
The nightingale before Christmas / A Meg Langslow Christmas Mystery by Andrews, Donna.

The nightingale before Christmas / A Meg Langslow Christmas Mystery

"As the holidays draw near in Caerphilly, Mother volunteers to take part in in a big Christmas-themed decorator show house--each room of a temporarily untenanted house is decorated to the hilt by a different decorator for the public to tour. Of course, Mother insists that Meg pitch in with the organization, and she finds herself surrounded by flamboyant personalities with massive egos clashing and feeling their professional reputations are at stake. Then the rooms start to be sabotaged, and an u

Aug 22, 2014
The Old Deep and Dark by Hart, Ellen.

The Old Deep and Dark

"Renowned theater director Cordelia Thorn is working to restore a historic theater in downtown Minneapolis that she and her actress sister, Octavia, recently bought. Cordelia has a vision for the playhouse's future, but the more she learns about the building, the more fascinated she becomes by its past. Nicknamed "The Old Deep and Dark" because of the Prohibition-era double murder that occurred in the basement--then a speakeasy--there are a wealth of secrets hidden inside its walls. And, to her

Aug 22, 2014
The opening night murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The opening night murder

The triumphant return of King Charles II in 1660 is occasion for much celebration in London. His thirst for entertainment creates opportunities for everyone from tavern keepers to brothel owners to actors. Suzanne Thornton sees an opportunity to reopen a theater and stage the classics, secures financing from an old lover, assembles a troupe, and restores the venue-- none other than the historic Globe Theater. When a dead body lands on the stage during the opening night performance, it's good for

Aug 22, 2014
The question of the missing head - an Asperger's mystery by Copperman, E. J., 1957-

The question of the missing head - an Asperger's mystery

Aug 22, 2014
The reckoning by Airth, Rennie, 1935-

The reckoning

"The Second World War has ended, leaving a bruised and fragile peace. But this tranquillity is threatened when a shocking murder takes place in the Sussex countryside. Before long, police experts discover a link to another, earlier, killing hundreds of miles away. While Scotland Yard detective Billy Styles struggles to find a link between these two murders, a strange twist of fate brings former Detective Inspector John Madden into the investigations. As the victim count rises, it becomes clear t

Aug 22, 2014
The Scent of Death by Taylor, Andrew

The Scent of Death

Aug 22, 2014
The Scottish play murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The Scottish play murder

When charming Scotsman Diarmid Ramsay asks to play the titular role in Macbeth, he sets off a flurry of excitement among The New Globe Players. Rehearsals begin, but then rumors about Ramsay arise, implicating him in the death of a sailor found behind the Goat and Boar. Is the man a murderer, possibly involved in a plot against the newly restored king? When another murder connected to Ramsay occurs, Suzanne has no choice but to use her wits and her wiles to determine the truth.

Aug 22, 2014
The second deadly sin by Larsson, Åsa, 1966- author.

The second deadly sin

When a bear hunt culminates in the discovery of a brutally murdered woman in a northern Swedish village, Rebecka Martinsson delves into the victim's tragic family history, only to be blocked from the case by an arrogant prosecutor.

Aug 22, 2014
The secret of the gondola by Brown, David Alan, 1942-

The secret of the gondola

Aug 22, 2014
The Secret of the Gondola by Brown, David Allan

The Secret of the Gondola

Aug 18, 2014
The Skeleton Takes a Bow by Perry, Leigh

The Skeleton Takes a Bow

Aug 22, 2014
The Twelfth Night murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The Twelfth Night murder

"As The New Globe Players bring laughter to audiences with their production of Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night, Suzanne Thornton must bring justice to the tragic victim of a brutal murder. When the body of a young boy-murdered, mutilated, and clothed in women's attire-is found under London Bridge, Constable Pepper believes him to be a member of The New Globe Players, one of the actors who specialize in women's parts. He is not, but Suzanne, summoned to make an identification, does recognize

Aug 21, 2014
The Wedding Soup Murder by Genova, Rosie

The Wedding Soup Murder

Aug 22, 2014
The White Sea by Johnston, Paul

The White Sea

Aug 22, 2014
The Wolfe Widow by Abbott, Victoria

The Wolfe Widow

Aug 22, 2014
Those who feel nothing by Guttridge, Peter, author.

Those who feel nothing

While investigating a scandal involving the director of the Royal Pavilion, Sarah Gilchrist and Bellamy Heap discover looted Cambodian antiquities in the tunnels beneath the Pavilion, along with a recently buried corpse.

Aug 22, 2014
To die fur by Lyle, Dixie, author.

To die fur

Aug 22, 2014
To Fudge or Not to Fudge by Coco, Nancy

To Fudge or Not to Fudge

Aug 22, 2014
To kill a matzo ball - a deadly deli mystery by Rosen, Delia.

To kill a matzo ball - a deadly deli mystery

When martial arts teacher Ken Chan is murdered right before her eyes, ex-Manhattanite and Jewish deli owner Gwen Katz gets some help from an eccentric new-age entrepreneur to discover if a local hate-group is responsible for the crime.

Aug 16, 2014