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Shadow of a spout by Cooper, Amanda, 1957-

Shadow of a spout

"Leaving her home in Gracious Grove behind her, Rose is off to the annual convention of the International Teapot Collectors Society. Her granddaughter, Sophie, is minding the tea house while she's away. Rose is eager for tough cookie Zunia Pettigrew to appraise a prized antique teapot she believes may be a holy water vessel from China. But when Zunia declares the pot a fake, Rose is really steamed. After Zunia is found dead beside Rose's dinged-in teapot, Sophie must rush to her grandmother's a

Apr 26, 2015
Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins by Runcie, James

Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins

Apr 26, 2015
Sinking suspicions by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

Sinking suspicions

"This third book in the Sadie Walela Mystery Series includes a diverse cast of characters weaving together a story of murder, thievery, and the toll of war on the human spirit. In her effort to restore balance to her neighbor's life, Sadie unravels much more than a murder"--

Apr 26, 2015
Skies of Ash by Hall, Rachel Howzell

Skies of Ash

Apr 26, 2015
Slated for death by Duncan, Elizabeth J., author.

Slated for death

"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 res

Apr 26, 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 26, 2015
Some Like It Witchy - A Wishcraft Mystery by Blake, Heather

Some Like It Witchy - A Wishcraft Mystery

Apr 26, 2015
Superfluous Women - A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery by Dunn, Carola

Superfluous Women - A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery

Apr 26, 2015
Tail Gait - a Mrs. Murphy Mystery by Brown, Rita Mae, author.

Tail Gait - a Mrs. Murphy Mystery

"In the twenty-third book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series, Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown return with an all-new mystery starring Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, intrepid kitty sleuths Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and Tee Tucker, the ever-faithful crime-solving corgi"--

Apr 26, 2015
Tails, you lose - a Witch City mystery by Perry, Carol J.

Tails, you lose - a Witch City mystery

Apr 26, 2015
The Alpine zen - an Emma Lord mystery by Daheim, Mary.

The Alpine zen - an Emma Lord mystery

"The installment in Mary Daheim's beloved and long-running small-town murder mystery series featuring newspaper editor-publisher Emma Lord. An unsettling visit from Ren Rawlings, a strange young woman in search of the mother who abandoned her, sparks Emma's curiosity--especially when the woman suddenly collapses and lands in the hospital. Matters become even more baffling when Emma's husband, Sheriff Milo Dodge, finds a corpse and Ren claims that the remains are those of her father. Under ordina

Apr 26, 2015
The angel court affair - a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel by Perry, Anne.

The angel court affair - a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel

"When Thomas Pitt is tasked with playing bodyguard to Sofia Delacruz, a young and controversial British preacher who has been living in Spain and has returned to England on a mysterious errand, he thinks it's a waste of Special Branch's time and resources. But when kidnappers manage to reach Sofia murdering two of her companions in the process. Pitt learns that the message the lovely evangelist was meant to deliver was far more urgent than he knew. With his career on the line, he races to unrave

Apr 26, 2015
The best American mystery stories of the century by Hillerman, Tony (EDT)/ Penzler, Otto (EDT)

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

Apr 26, 2015
The big nowhere by Ellroy, James, 1948-

The big nowhere

Set in Los Angeles in the 1950s as the Red scare blazes, three men--an unheeded deputy, an opportunist D.A.'s assistant, and a high-rolling pimp--become immersed in a nightmarish reality.

Apr 26, 2015
The blue and the grey by Trow, M. J., author.

The blue and the grey

"Matthew Grand, a former captain in the Union army, arrives in London to track down the last conspirator behind the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and teams up with journalist James Batchelor to investigate a series of killings that may be connected tothe assassination."--

Apr 26, 2015
The body in the belfry by Page, Katherine Hall.

The body in the belfry

Ex-Manhattanite Faith Fairchild copes not only with the culture shock of the Massachusetts village in which she, her minister husband, and their baby have settled, but with the shock of finding a woman's body in the church's belfry.

Apr 26, 2015
The Breaking Point by Bass, Jefferson

The Breaking Point

Apr 26, 2015
The cabinet of curiosities by Preston, Douglas J.

The cabinet of curiosities

Apr 26, 2015
The case of the Sin City sister by Hinton, J. Lynne.

The case of the Sin City sister

"When Eve's biological sister goes missing, the nun heads to Las Vegas to track her down before it's too late. Years ago, Eve heard God's call to become a nun, but her recent stint moonlighting at her father's detective agency invigorates her so much that she's wrestling with her vocation. She's working with him on a case involving a miner in New Mexico when alarming news develops: her sister Dorisanne is missing. The authorities won't act without evidence of a crime, but Eve knows something sus

Apr 26, 2015
The cat sitter's whiskers by Clement, Blaize.

The cat sitter's whiskers

"Set in the sleepy beach-side town of Siesta Key, Florida, THE CAT SITTER'S WHISKERS catches up with Dixie as she heads off for work one morning in the dimly lit hours before sunrise. Her very first client of the morning is Barney Feldman, a Maine coon cat with a reputation for mischief who's guarding his vacationing owner's valuable collection of decidedly creepy antique masks. But someone's hiding in the house when she arrives, and they sneak up and knock her out cold. When the cops arrive at

Apr 26, 2015