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The witch hunter's tale - a midwife mystery by Thomas, Samuel S.

The witch hunter's tale - a midwife mystery

"Winter has come to the city of York, and with it the threat of witchcraft. As women and children sicken and die, midwife Bridget Hodgson is pulled against her will into a full-scale witch-hunt that threatens to devour all in its path, guilty and innocent alike. Bridget--accompanied once again by her deputy Martha Hawkins and her nephew Will Hodgson--finds herself playing a lethal game of cat and mouse against the most dangerous men in York, as well as her sworn enemy Rebecca Hooke. As the trial

Jan 24, 2015
The wolf and the lamb by Ramsay, Frederick.

The wolf and the lamb

It's Passover, and Gamaliel and his physician friend, Loukas, are again solving a crime--reluctantly. Pontius Pilate has been accused of murder, and while many would rejoice at his removal from Judea, Gamaliel is a just man and must discover the truth. In the process, many questions are answered about an event that will later come to be known as Easter.

Jan 24, 2015
This Old Homicide by Carlisle, Kate

This Old Homicide

Jan 22, 2015
This old homicide by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

This old homicide

"Contractor and part-time sleuth Shannon Hammer specializes in improving the quirks and flaws of the Victorian homes in Lighthouse Cove, California. The quirks and flaws of their residents are another story.... Valentine's Day is approaching, and while Shannon is delighted to be friends with not one but two handsome men, not everyone in town is feeling the love. After her elderly neighbor Jesse Hennessey fails to make his daily appearance at the local diner, Shannon swings by his place to check

Jan 24, 2015
Toured to Death by Conrad, Hy

Toured to Death

Jan 24, 2015
Trick or deadly treat - a Fresh-baked mystery by Washburn, L. J.

Trick or deadly treat - a Fresh-baked mystery

"It's Halloween in Weatherford, Texas-which means Phyllis Newsom is baking up a storm of yummy seasonal treats ... but she's about to get even busier unmasking a killer. While Phyllis and her friend Carolyn are preparing for a baking contest, her housemate Sam adopts Buck, an adorable Dalmatian who was hit by a car. To thank local veterinarian Hank Baxter for helping the dog, Phyllis and Carolyn bake a batch of doggie treats for his other four-legged patients. But when they arrive at the clini

Jan 24, 2015
Twisted Threads by Wait, Lea

Twisted Threads

Jan 22, 2015
Twisted threads by Wait, Lea, author.

Twisted threads

"Returning to the quaint coastal town of Harbor Haven, Maine--a place she once called home--Angie Curtis finds her memories aren't all quite pleasant ones... After leaving a decade ago, Angie has been called back to Harbor Haven by her grandmother, Charlotte, who raised her following her mother's disappearance when she was a child. Her mother has been found, and now the question of her whereabouts has sadly become the mystery of her murder. The bright spot in Angie's homecoming is reuniting with

Jan 24, 2015
Two parts bloody murder by Danna, Jen J.

Two parts bloody murder

Jan 18, 2015
Venus in copper - a Marcus Didius Falco mystery by Davis, Lindsey.

Venus in copper - a Marcus Didius Falco mystery

"Rome, AD 71. Marcus Didius Falco is desperate to leave the notorious Lautumiae prison - though being bailed out by his mother is a slight indignity. Things go from bad to worse though when a group of nouveau riche ex-slaves hire him to outwit a fortune-hunting redhead, whose husbands have a habit of dying accidentally, leaving him up against a female contortionist, her extra-friendly snake, indigestible cakes and rent racketeers. And, all the while, trying to lure Helena Justina to live with hi

Jan 24, 2015
Voice of the Violin by Camilleri, Andrea/ Sartarelli, Stephen (TRN)

Voice of the Violin

Jan 24, 2015
Whack job by Lynn, Kendel.

Whack job

When the annual Wonderland Tea Party makes everyone go mad as a hatter, Elli gets pulled into a shooting, a swindle, and the hunt for a Faberge´ egg. From seedy pawn parlors to creepy antique shops, Sea Pine Island's other half prove to be as wacky as the wealthy. Elli falls farther down the rabbit hole and finds a scheming salesman, a possessive paramour, a dead donor -- everything but a bottle labeled "Drink Me". As events evolve from curious to crazy, Elli gets lost in the maze and finds hers

Jan 24, 2015
What the fly saw - a mystery by Bailey, Frankie Y.

What the fly saw - a mystery

Albany, New York, January 2020 The morning after a blizzard that shut down the city, funeral director Kevin Novak is found dead in the basement of his funeral home. The arrow sticking out of his chest came from his own hunting bow. A loving husband and father and an active member of a local megachurch, Novak had no known enemies. His family and friends say he had been depressed because his best friend died suddenly of a heart attack and Novak blamed himself. But what does his guilt have to do wi

Jan 24, 2015
Where the bones are buried by Matthews, Jeanne, author.

Where the bones are buried

Dinah Pelerin's peaceful life in Berlin with boyfriend, Thor, is jeopardized when her Seminole mother, Swan, comes to visit carrying a headful of blackmail schemes and lies. When they result in murder, Swan is the obvious suspect and it is up to Dinah, like it or not, to get her mom out of it.

Jan 24, 2015
Who buries the dead - a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery by Harris, C. S.

Who buries the dead - a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery

" The grisly murder of a West Indies slave owner and the reappearance of a dangerous enemy from Sebastian St. Cyr's past combine to put C. S. Harris's "troubled but compelling antihero" (Booklist) to the ultimate test in this taut, thrilling mystery. London, 1813. The vicious decapitation of Stanley Preston, a wealthy, socially ambitious plantation owner, at Bloody Bridge draws Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, into a macabre and increasingly perilous investigation. The discovery near the bo

Jan 24, 2015
Will Starling by Weir, Ian

Will Starling

Jan 18, 2015
Winter at the door - a novel by Graves, Sarah, 1951-

Winter at the door - a novel

"Moving from Boston to remote Bearkill, Maine, isn't homicide cop Lizzie Snow's idea of a step up. But breaking away from tragedy and personal betrayal is at least a step in the right direction. Her dead sister's fate still torments her, as does her long-missing niece's disappearance. Lizzie hopes to find the mysteriously vanished child here, amid the coming ice and snow. But in the Great North Woods, something darker and more dangerous than punishing winter is also bound for Bearkill. The town

Jan 24, 2015
Witch upon a star - a midnight magic mystery by Harlow, Jennifer, 1983-

Witch upon a star - a midnight magic mystery

"As a child, Anna Olmstead is rescued from her life of poverty and drugs by a vampire named Asher. She grows to love Asher, first as a father and later as a lover. While Anna wants to settle down, Asher wants a more voyeuristic, party-driven lifestyle. When Anna leaves him, Asher does everything he can to bring her back to him--including murder. Even as she finally escapes and starts a new life with a special agent of the F.R.E.A.K.S., Asher makes a new move to kidnap Anna and her children. This

Jan 24, 2015
Wrongful death by La Plante, Lynda.

Wrongful death

"London's Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis must decide where her loyalties lie, duty to the job or personal ambition, in this masterful tale of suspense from the award-winning, international bestselling author of the Prime Suspect series--one of today's finest crime writers, alongside such talents as Sophie Hannah, Ruth Rendell, Kate Atkinson, and Ian Rankin.Six months ago, London nightclub owner Josh Reynolds was found dead. Ruled a suicide, the police investigation was closed. Then a youn

Jan 24, 2015