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Scam Chowder by Corrigan, Maya

Scam Chowder

May 22, 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

May 22, 2015
Seven threadly sins by Bolin, Janet, author.

Seven threadly sins

"Fashion turns killer in the latest novel from the national bestselling author of the Threadville mysteries. Threadville, Pennsylvania, is famous for its fabric, needlecraft, and embroidery, so it's only natural that it would become the home of the Threadville Academy of Design and Modeling. While Willow Vanderling has certainly never wanted to be a model, here she is, voluntarily strutting her stuff in a charity runway show in outrageous clothing, all to support the Academy's scholarship fund.

May 22, 2015
Sidney Chambers and the forgiveness of sins by Runcie, James, 1959- author.

Sidney Chambers and the forgiveness of sins

In a latest Grantchester mystery set in 1960s Cambridge, a man seeks sanctuary after killing his wife, a friend is pursued by a mysterious stranger, a man is accidentally crushed by a piano and Sydney is wrongly accused of theft.

May 22, 2015
Silent Running by Rowson, Pauline

Silent Running

May 22, 2015
Sinking suspicions by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

Sinking suspicions

"In her effort to restore balance to her neighbor's life, Sadie unravels much more than a murder"--

May 22, 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

May 22, 2015
Skies of ash by Hall, Rachel Howzell.

Skies of ash

"Los Angeles homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton and her partner, Colin Taggert, arrive at the scene of a tragic house fire. Juliet Chatman perished in the blaze, along with her two children. Left behind is grieving husband and father Christopher Chatman, hospitalized after trying to rescue his family. Chatman is devastated that he couldn't save them. Unless, of course, he's the one who killed them."--

May 22, 2015
Slow burn - an Andy Hayes mystery by Welsh-Huggins, Andrew.

Slow burn - an Andy Hayes mystery

Almost two years have passed since Aaron Custer supposedly set a fire at a house in Columbus that killed three college students, including the young woman with whom he had argued just hours before. Prosecutors had an ironclad case against Custer, a convicted firebug whose fingerprints were found on the lighter that started the blaze and who quickly pleaded guilty to avoid the death penalty. Private investigator and fallen Ohio State football star Andy Hayes is skeptical when Custer’s grandmother

May 22, 2015
Some like it witchy by Blake, Heather, author.

Some like it witchy

"Wishcrafter Darcy Merriweather can charm desires into reality, but as the national bestselling Wishcraft mysteries continue, she won't be able to magically avoid trouble when death holds an open house...The Enchanted Village is abuzz when the old Tavistock house finally goes up for sale. Darcy's friend Curecrafter Cherise Goodwin is hoping she will have the winning bid on the home, but Darcy can't shake the feeling that something bad is about to happen--and her magical instincts are usually rig

May 22, 2015
Someone Always Knows by Muller, Marcia

Someone Always Knows

May 22, 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 w

May 22, 2015
Taken for dead by Masterton, Graham, author.

Taken for dead

It is a sunny Saturday in county Cork, and an Irish wedding is in full swing. Drunk uncles are toasting the bride. The Ceilidh band have played for hours. No one could predict that the cutting of the cake would bring this wedding to a horrifying end. The severed head of Micky Crounan, local baker, is grinning gruesomely up from the bottom tier of his own cake. Katie Maguire, of the Irish Garda, is baffled - until another local businessman goes missing in horrific circumstances. Soon Katie is on

May 22, 2015
Taking pity by Mark, David John, 1977-

Taking pity

"The fourth novel in the DS McAvoy series"--

May 22, 2015
Thanksgiving angels - a Mercy Allcutt mystery by Duncan, Alice, 1945-

Thanksgiving angels - a Mercy Allcutt mystery

May 22, 2015
The American café by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

The American café

When Sadie Walela decided to pursue her childhood dream of owning a restaurant, she had no idea that murder would be on the menu. In this second book in the Sadie Walela series, our Indian Country heroine follows in the footsteps of her great-aunt Vera and discovers life as an entrepreneur is not easy. On her first day she is threatened by Pearl Mobley, the town's resident crazy woman and then Goldie Ray--the former owner of the American Cafe ;--turns up dead and Pearl confesses to the crime bef

May 22, 2015
The best American mystery stories of the century by

The best American mystery stories of the century

A collection of the best in mystery writing includes contributions by O. Henry, Dashiell Hammett, Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, Ellery Queen, James Thurber, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Sara Paretsky, John Steinbeck, and Mickey Spillane.

May 22, 2015
The Black Ice by Connelly, Michael

The Black Ice

May 20, 2015
The black ice by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.

The black ice

L.A.P.D. detective Harry Bosch investigates the mysterious death of a narcotics officer who was reportedly selling a new drug called black ice.

May 22, 2015
The body in the birches - a Faith Fairchild mystery by Page, Katherine Hall, author.

The body in the birches - a Faith Fairchild mystery

At home on Sanpere Island, Maine, caterer and amateur sleuth Faith Fairchild discovers that real estate can be murder. After the Fourth of July celebrations are over, Faith discovers a body in the woods near The Birches, an early twentieth-century "cottage."

May 22, 2015