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Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd - a Flavia de Luce novel by Bradley, C. Alan, 1938- author.

Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd - a Flavia de Luce novel

"From a bucolic English town in the countryside with a quirky cast and a surprisingly lethal underbelly, the beloved amateur detective Flavia de Luce returns in a dazzling mystery from bestselling author Alan Bradley"--

Jul 25, 2016
Tomb of the golden bird by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-2013.

Tomb of the golden bird

In New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Peters's eagerly anticipated Amelia Peabody adventure, the Emerson clan is a hairsbreadth away from unearthing the legendary site they've been searching for. But a sinister plot and a dark family secret stand in the way of their ultimate ambition and threaten to change things forever. Convinced that the tomb of the little-known king Tutankhamon lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings, Egyptologist Radcliffe Emerson and his wife, Amelia Peabody, se

Jul 24, 2016
Treason in the secret city - a Libby Clark mystery by Fanning, Diane.

Treason in the secret city - a Libby Clark mystery

"30th May, 1944. Libby Clark is roused from sleep by a colleague in distress. Marvin's cousin Frannie has been charged with treason, and he hopes that Libby can find a way to help prove her innocence. Libby, a chemist at a secret World War II facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, agrees to help her friend and pursue the truth. Libby's investigations soon uncover treachery. But the evil at Oak Ridge seems to run deeper, and in Libby's determination to uncover the truth, she not only finds herself up

Jul 25, 2016
Wedding Bel blues by McConnon, Maggie, author.

Wedding Bel blues

Jul 24, 2016
Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery by Moose, Ruth, author.

Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery

"Beth McKenzie, owner of the Dixie Dew Bed and Breakfast, is enjoying an exciting affair with her new love, Scott. Meanwhile, the town of Littleboro, North Carolina is abuzz with gossip about Crazy Reba's upcoming nuptials. Most brides go crazy at some point, but Littleboro's resident homeless lady has had a head start: she's beloved, indulged, and most of all, eccentric. But at almost 60 or thereabouts her marriage seems a little peculiar. Sure, she's sporting a diamond big enough to choke a ho

Jul 23, 2016
What Gold Buys - A Silver Rush Mystery by Parker, Ann

What Gold Buys - A Silver Rush Mystery

Jul 25, 2016
Whispers in the mist by Alber, Lisa, 1966- author.

Whispers in the mist

"In Lisfenora, Ireland, a strange fog has rolled in off the Atlantic. Along with the fog comes tales of Grey Man, a predatory faery of local lore who snatches innocent souls into his deadly gloom. And with the mists come murder. When a teenage boy dies in Detective Sergeant Danny Ahern's arms, Danny finds himself pursuing his own grey man, a killer who becomes more elusive the closer Danny gets to the truth. A mute woman may be the key to solving the murder and helping Danny heal his own broken

Jul 25, 2016
Whitefly by Hamdouchi, Abdelilah.

Whitefly

Set in contemporary Tangier, Morocco, Detective Laafrit investigates the case of four corpses washed up on the beach. The victims are presumed illegal immigrants, drowned trying to reach Spain packed in small fishing boats, however Laafrit soon discovers that one of them has been brutally shot. Guns are illegal in Morocco and the mysterious shooting shakes the police force as the hunt for the murder weapon begins in earnest. With the help of his informants, Laafrit's investigation reveals a spir

Jul 25, 2016
Willnot - a novel by Sallis, James, 1944- author.

Willnot - a novel

In his celebrated career, James Sallis has created some of the most finely drawn protagonists in crime fiction, all of them thoughtful observers of the human condition: Lew Griffin, the black New Orleans private investigator; retired detective John Turner; the unnamed wheelman in Drive. Dr. Lamar Hale will now join the ranks of Sallis's finest characters. In the woods outside the town of Willnot, the remains of several people have suddenly been discovered, unnerving the community and unsettling

Jul 21, 2016
Winter's child by Coel, Margaret, 1937- author.

Winter's child

"Margaret Coel's New York Times bestselling series continues as Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley discover that a centuries-old mystery is tied to a modern-day crime on the Wind River Reservation... In the midst of a blizzard, Myra and Eldon Little Shield found an abandoned baby on their doorstep and brought her inside. Five years later, no one has come back to claim the little girl now known as Mary Anne Little Shield. But now that she's old enough to start school, her fost

Jul 25, 2016
Wishful Seeing by Kellough, Janet

Wishful Seeing

Jul 23, 2016
Woof at the door by Morrigan, Laura, author.

Woof at the door

Animal behaviorist Grace Wilde keeps her ability to psychically communicate with furry and feathered critters under wraps. But when a Doberman turns out to be the only witness to a crime, Grace will have to let the cat out of the bag in order to catch a killer.

Jul 24, 2016