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The ice queen - a novel by Neuhaus, Nele.

The ice queen - a novel

Dec 27, 2014
The iris fan by Rowland, Laura Joh, author.

The iris fan

"Amid the ever-treacherous intrigue in the court, Sano Ichiro¯ has been demoted from chamberlain to a lowly patrol guard. His relationship with his wife Reiko is in tatters, and a bizarre new alliance between his two enemies Yanagisawa and Ienobu has left him bewildered and wary. Yet Sano's dedication to the way of the warrior--the samurai code of honor--is undiminished. Then a harrowing, almost inconceivable crime takes place"--

Dec 27, 2014
The Kings of London by Shaw, William

The Kings of London

Dec 27, 2014
The last coyote by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.

The last coyote

Harry attacked his commanding officer and is suspended indefinitely, pending a psychiatric evaluation. At first he resists the LAPD shrink, but finally recognizes that something is troubling him and has for a long time. In 1961, when Harry was twelve, his mother, a prostitute, was brutally murdered, and no one has ever been accused of the crime. With the spare time a suspension brings, Harry opens up the thirty-year-old file on the case and is irresistibly drawn into a past he has always avoided

Dec 27, 2014
The Long and Faraway Gone by Berney, Lou

The Long and Faraway Gone

Dec 27, 2014
The Lost Treasures of R&B by George, Nelson

The Lost Treasures of R&B

Dec 27, 2014
The plot against hip hop - a novel by George, Nelson.

The plot against hip hop - a novel

In a novel set in the hip hop world, bodyguard and security expert D Hunter reluctantly investigates the murder of his mentor, respected music critic Dwayne Robinson, whose killing has been dismissed by the NYPD as a gang initiation.

Dec 27, 2014
The puppeteer by Williams, Timothy, author.

The puppeteer

"Northern Italy, 1982: Inspector Piero Trotti is breakfasting at a cafe when gunmen drive up and shoot the man sitting at the next table. Was Trotti their actual target? He can't be sure. The case falls under the jurisdiction of the local Carabinieri and their detective branch, the Nucleo Investigativo, but Trotti decides to make his own inquiries. The Puppeteer is the follow-up to CWA Dagger-winner Timothy Williams's dazzling crime fiction debut, Converging Parallels. This tautly written novel

Dec 27, 2014
The sins of the fathers - the first Matthew Scudder novel by Block, Lawrence.

The sins of the fathers - the first Matthew Scudder novel

Dec 27, 2014
The Sirena Quest by Kahn, Michael A.

The Sirena Quest

Dec 27, 2014
The skeleton road by McDermid, Val, author.

The skeleton road

"In the center of historic Edinburgh, builders are preparing to convert a disused Victorian Gothic building into luxury flats. They are understandably surprised to find skeletal remains hidden in a high pinnacle that hasn't been touched by maintenance for years. But who do the bones belong to, and how did they get there? Could the eccentric British pastime of free climbing the outside of buildings play a role? Enter cold case detective Karen Pirie, who gets to work trying to establish the corpse

Dec 27, 2014
The Soul of Discretion - A Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler Mystery by Hill, Susan

The Soul of Discretion - A Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler Mystery

Dec 27, 2014
The Tomb in Turkey - A Fethering Mystery by Brett, Simon

The Tomb in Turkey - A Fethering Mystery

Dec 27, 2014
The Trojan colt - an Eli Paxton mystery by Resnick, Michael D.

The Trojan colt - an Eli Paxton mystery

Hired to guard a high-priced yearling of "Trojan," a recently retired classic winner in Lexington, Kentucky, Eli Paxton is only days into the job when the yearling's young groom goes missing-- and he's not the first staff member to go missing at the breeding farm. As Paxton investigates, he becomes a target himself when a secret threatens to derail the world of professional horse racing.

Dec 27, 2014
The unquiet dead by Khan, Ausma Zehanat.

The unquiet dead

"Detective Esa Khattak is in the midst of his evening prayers when he receives a phone call asking that he and his partner, Detective Rachel Getty, look into the death of a local man who has fallen off a cliff. At first Christopher Drayton's death--whichlooks like an accident--doesn't seem to warrant a police investigation, especially not from Khattak and Rachel's team, which handles minority-sensitive cases. But it soon comes to light that Drayton might have been living under an assumed name, a

Dec 27, 2014
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

Dec 27, 2014
The wolf and the lamb / A Jerusalem Mystery by Ramsay, Frederick, author.

The wolf and the lamb / A Jerusalem Mystery

When Pontius Pilate is accused of murder, Gamaliel, chief rabbi of the Sanhedrin, and his physician friend, Loukas, investigate to discover who the real killer is.

Dec 27, 2014
The wolf and the lamb / A Jerusalem Mystery by Ramsay, Frederick, author.

The wolf and the lamb / A Jerusalem Mystery

When Pontius Pilate is accused of murder, Gamaliel, chief rabbi of the Sanhedrin, and his physician friend, Loukas, investigate to discover who the real killer is.

Dec 27, 2014
Three may keep a secret by Van Kirk, Susan, 1946-

Three may keep a secret

Dec 27, 2014
Twisted innocence by Blackstock, Terri, 1957-

Twisted innocence

"Holly Cramer's past choices have finally caught up to her, but she never expected them to endanger her baby.Though Holly's stumbled through most of her adult life as a party girl, she longs to live a more stable life for her daughter. Then police show up to question her about the whereabouts of Creed Kershaw, Lily's father. She has kept his identity a secret from friends and family she never even told him about the pregnancy. Now he's a person of interest in a drug-related murder case.Determine

Dec 27, 2014