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The detective by Hunt, James Patrick, 1964-

The detective

"Chicago, 1979. The city has just experienced one of the worst snowstorms in decades. Public transportation is shut down ; garbage is piling up, uncollected; cars remain entombed in snowdrifts. In the midst of this, five people are shot and killed at a train stop. David Beckman is one of the first homicide detectives to arrive at the scene. He is young and new to the homicide squad, a recent transferee from vice. He's Jewish and is not welcomed by the older detectives. It's soon determined tha

Apr 22, 2014
The Devil May Care by Housewright, David, 1955-

The Devil May Care

"Riley Brodin is the granddaughter of Walter Muehlenhaus--a man as rich, powerful, and connected as anyone since the days of J. P. Morgan. Despite her family's connections, it's McKenzie she reaches out to when her relatively new boyfriend goes missing. Despite his reservations about getting involved with the Muehlenhaus family--again--McKenzie agrees to look for one Juan Carlos Navarre. What he finds, though, is a man who appears to be a ghost. The house--mansion, really--he told Riley he owned

Apr 22, 2014
The devil's workshop - a novel of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad by Grecian, Alex.

The devil's workshop - a novel of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad

"London, 1890. Four vicious murderers have escaped from prison, part of a plan gone terribly wrong, and now it is up to Walter Day, Nevil Hammersmith, and the rest of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad to hunt down the convicts before the men can resume their bloody spree. But they might already be too late. The killers have retribution in mind, and one of them is heading straight toward a member of the Murder Squad, and his family"--

Apr 22, 2014
The dog killer of Utica - an Eliot Conte Mystery by Lentricchia, Frank.

The dog killer of Utica - an Eliot Conte Mystery

""Dirty Harry of Literary Criticism" Frank Lentricchia launches book two of his new mystery series, featuring Eliot Conte, a PI who's "part Mike Hammer and part William S. Burroughs... an instant original," according to the Washington Post. Eliot Conte's story is pure noir, as he hunts for a local dog killer in ways that don't always adhere to the law. This novel features the hard diction and the fast pace of the best Italian-American crime fiction. Lentricchia's portrayal of upstate New York--R

Apr 22, 2014
The Extinction of Snow by Lightfoot, Frederick

The Extinction of Snow

Apr 22, 2014
The Goodbye Witch - A Wishcraft Mystery by Blake, Heather

The Goodbye Witch - A Wishcraft Mystery

Apr 22, 2014
The Hollow Girl by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-

The Hollow Girl

Apr 22, 2014
The Lady of Sorrows by Zouroudi, Anne, author.

The Lady of Sorrows

Hermes Diaktoros visits a remote island which is home to an ancient icon famed for its miraculous powers. But something about the Virgin troubles him, and he calls on an old friend to confirm his suspicions. Ready to hand the matter over to the authorities, Hermes intends to leave - until the island's icon painter is found dead at sea.

Apr 20, 2014
The Mammoth book of the lost chronicles of Sherlock Holmes by Smith, Denis O., 1948-

The Mammoth book of the lost chronicles of Sherlock Holmes

Apr 22, 2014
The nameless dead by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-

The nameless dead

Declan Cleary's body has never been found, but everyone believes he was killed for informing on a friend more than 30 years ago. Now the Commission for Location of Victims' Remains is following a tip-off that he was buried on the small isle of Islandmore, in the middle of the River Foyle. Instead, the dig uncovers a baby's skeleton, and it doesn't look like death by natural causes. But evidence revealed by the commission's activities cannot lead to prosecution. Inspector Devlin is torn. He has n

Apr 18, 2014
The Outsider by Hunt, Arlene

The Outsider

Apr 22, 2014
The outsmarting of criminals by Rigolosi, Steven A.

The outsmarting of criminals

"A cozy introducing Miss Felicity Prim, who believes her ample experience in reading mystery novels has prepared her for a new career in private detection"--

Apr 22, 2014
The Pickled Piper by Hughes, Mary Ellen

The Pickled Piper

Apr 22, 2014
The revenant of Thraxton Hall - the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Entwistle, Vaughn.

The revenant of Thraxton Hall - the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

"Arthur Conan Doyle has just killed off Sherlock Holmes in "The Final Problem," and he immediately becomes one of the most hated men in London. So when he is contacted by a medium "of some renown" and asked to investigate a murder, he jumps at the chance to get out of the city. The only thing is that the murder hasn't happened yet--the medium, one Hope Thraxton, has foreseen that her death will occur at the third se´ance of a meeting of the Society for Psychical Research at her manor house in th

Apr 20, 2014
The setup man - a novel by Monday, T. T., 1976-

The setup man - a novel

Johnny Adcock is an aging Major League pitcher with the perfect retirement plan--he moonlights as a private investigator. Major League Baseball, as it turns out, is a prime source of employment for a philosophically inclined, discreet detective who has both the brains and the brawn to handle the unique problems of professional athletes. What sounds like the standard story of a pro athlete's marriage gone sour quickly turns into the most dangerous case of Adcock's second career when a teammate is

Apr 18, 2014
The Silkworm by Galbraith, Robert

The Silkworm

Apr 22, 2014
The stranger you know by Casey, Jane (Jane E.)

The stranger you know

"He meets women. He gains their trust. He kills them. That's all London police detective Maeve Kerrigan knows about the man she is hunting. Three women have been strangled in their homes, and it appears to be the work of the same sadistic killer. With nosign of break-ins, every indication shows that the women let their attacker in willingly. The victims' neighbors and friends don't seem to remember anything unusual or suspicious, and Maeve is almost at a loss about how to move forward with the i

Apr 22, 2014
They danced by the light of the moon - an Andy Gammon mystery by Pagel, Tempa.

They danced by the light of the moon - an Andy Gammon mystery

"Andy Gammon, a former Detroit social studies teacher living in (but not always fitting into) a quaint New England town with her Yankee husband and two children, can't help getting involved whenever history meets mystery. Add in a couple of prime specimens of 19th century architecture-Andy's other passion-and she can't resist sneaking through back hallways of a Victorian grand hotel and crawling through the underground tunnels of a derelict Gothic insane asylum as she seeks answers to why a woma

Apr 18, 2014
Top Secret Twenty-One by Evanovich, Janet

Top Secret Twenty-One

Apr 22, 2014
Under cold stone - a Constable Molly Smith mystery by Delany, Vicki, 1951-

Under cold stone - a Constable Molly Smith mystery

Paul Keller was enjoying a vacation in the Rocky Mountains with his girlfriend Lucky Smith when his estranged son called begging for help. Paul and Lucky arrive at Matt's apartment only to find a body on the floor and Matt long gone. Lucky's daughter, Constable Molly Smith of the Trafalgar City Police, abandons her chaotic Thanksgiving kitchen to offer her mom support. She has no intention of meddling in the police investigation, but when Matt's sad, shy girlfriend, Tracey, asks for her help, Mo

Apr 17, 2014