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

Thanksgiving angels - a Mercy Allcutt mystery

May 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2015
The body in the library - a Miss Marple mystery by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.

The body in the library - a Miss Marple mystery

When Colonel and Mrs. Bantry find the corpse of a beautiful girl in their library, they rely upon their good friend Miss Marple to solve the crime.

May 27, 2015
The burglar who counted the spoons by Block, Lawrence, author.

The burglar who counted the spoons

Burglar Bernie Rodenbarr and his lesbian sidekick Carolyn Kaiser break into houses, apartments and even a museum, in a madcap adventure replete with American Colonial silver, an F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscript, a priceless portrait, a remarkable array of buttons -- and a murder that needs to be solved.

May 27, 2015
The cabinet of curiosities by Preston, Douglas J.

The cabinet of curiosities

May 27, 2015
The Case of the Dotty Dowager by Ace, Cathy

The Case of the Dotty Dowager

May 27, 2015
The case of the Sin City sister by Hinton, J. Lynne

The case of the Sin City sister

"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 suspicious -- and possibly deadly -- is afoot. Challenged to put her newfound gifts as a PI to the test, Sister E

May 27, 2015
The children return by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23- author.

The children return

"When an undercover agent tracking domestic jihadists is found murdered, it's troubling enough for Bruno's beloved village. But when this is followed by the return of Sami, a local autistic youth thought lost to Islamic extremism, provincial St. Denis suddenly becomes a front line in the global war on terror"--Dust jacket flap.

May 27, 2015
The concubine's tattoo by Rowland, Laura Joh.

The concubine's tattoo

A shogun's concubine dies in 17th century Japan, poisoned by the ink she used to tattoo her private parts. As he investigates the murder, Inspector Sano Ichiro is drawn into a world of intrigue among the shogun's women.

May 27, 2015
The Confessors' Club - A Dek Elstrom PI Mystery Set in Chicago by Fredrickson, Jack

The Confessors' Club - A Dek Elstrom PI Mystery Set in Chicago

May 27, 2015
The darkness rolling - a novel by Blevins, Winfred.

The darkness rolling - a novel

"Upon his return from World War II, Seaman Yazzie Goldman realizes that not much has changed at his family's trading post in Monument Valley--and yet everything is different. His grandfather, Moses Goldman, has suffered a debilitating stroke, and while Yazzie's mother Nizhoni is doing her best, the post is slowly falling apart. Nizhoni is thrilled that Yazzie has returned to help bring the trading post back to prosperity. Excitement comes from the nearby filming of a John Ford movie starring Hen

May 27, 2015
The devil's making by Haldane, Seán, author.

The devil's making

"Victoria, 1869. The ramshackle capital of British Columbia, the last colony in North America, where a few thousand settlers aspire to the values of the Victorian age while coexisting beside the native Indians that vastly outnumber them. That peace is challenged when a mutilated body is discovered: Dr. McCrory, an American alienist whose methods include phrenology, Mesmerism, and sexual-mystical magnetation. Chad Hobbes, recently arrived from England, is the policeman who must solve the crime"--

May 27, 2015
The Diva Steals a Chocolate Kiss by Davis, Krista

The Diva Steals a Chocolate Kiss

May 27, 2015
The doll maker by Montanari, Richard.

The doll maker

"Detectives Byrne and Balzano return to the streets of Philadelphia to put an end to a macabre succession of murdered children. A quiet Philadelphia suburb. A woman cycles past a train depot with her young daughter. There she finds a murdered girl posed on a newly painted bench. Beside her is a formal invitation to a tea dance in a week's time. Seven days later, two more young victims are discovered in an abandoned house, posed on painted swings. At the scene is an identical invitation. This tim

May 24, 2015
The fatal flame by Faye, Lyndsay, author.

The fatal flame

Reluctantly embroiled in a 1840s dispute between a corrupt Tammany Hall leader and an arsonist with an agenda, Copper Star Timothy Wilde finds his investigation challenged by his brother's decision to run for public office.

May 27, 2015
The final reveille - a living history museum mystery by Flower, Amanda.

The final reveille - a living history museum mystery

Kelsey Cambridge becomes a prime suspect when the tight-fisted nephew of her living history museum's main benefactor is murdered on the grounds amid a Civil War reenactment.

May 27, 2015
The Fraud - A Mystery by Parks, Brad

The Fraud - A Mystery

May 27, 2015