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Beach, breeze, bloodshed by Keyse-Walker, John, author. Beach, breeze, bloodshed

" Sun, Sand, Murder by John Keyse-Walker is a winner. It is written with the coral clarity of a Caribbean atoll, and evokes an edgy rhythm that suits the protagonist, Teddy Creque, and his wholly authentic domain, the Virgin Islands."--Randy Wayne White After barely surviving the first criminal investigation in living memory on the sun-drenched British Virgin island of Anegada, Constable Teddy Creque has spent the past six months trying to weather the aftermath, and move on with his life. Now, w

Sep 15, 2017
Beneath the depths - a Detective Byron mystery by Coffin, Bruce Robert, author. Beneath the depths - a Detective Byron mystery

When the body of prominent Portland attorney Paul Ramsey turns up in the bottom of Casco Bay, following his loss of a multimillion dollar civil trial, Byron knows it's no accidental drowning. Golden boy Ramsey had a dark side--and Byron believes the key to solving his murder lies in uncovering those secrets someone wanted buried along with him. With the brilliant Detective Diane Joyner by his side, Byron takes on Ramsey's former employer, the powerhouse law firm of Newman, Branch & DeWitt. But d

Sep 15, 2017
Berried secrets by Cochran, Peg, author. Berried secrets

"When Monica Albertson comes to Cranberry Cove--a charming town on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan--to help her half-brother Jeff on his cranberry farm, the last thing she expects to harvest is a dead body." -- Provided by the

Sep 15, 2017
Berry the hatchet by Cochran, Peg, author. Berry the hatchet

"The entire town of Cranberry Cove is popping with excitement. Monica Albertson is baking cranberry goodies by the dozen and shopkeepers are decking out their storefronts for the first annual Winter Walk--an event dreamed up by the mayor to bring visitors to the town during a normally dead time of year. But it's the mayor who turns up dead during the grand opening ceremony, his lifeless body making its entrance in a horse-drawn sleigh. Monica's mother and stepmother quickly become the prime susp

Sep 15, 2017
Between a book and a hard place by Swanson, Denise, author. Between a book and a hard place

"Shadow Bend's library closed years ago because of budgetary problems, so when a wealthy benefactor offers to reopen it, everyone, including Dev, is thrilled. But Dev's excitement wanes when she realizes the mysterious donor is actually her runaway mother Yvette's latest husband, Jett Benedict. Dev suspects that Yvette and Jett's intentions aren't as noble as they appear, but before she can discover what they're really up to, Jett turns up dead--and all clues point to Yvette as the prime suspect

Sep 15, 2017
Bluebird, bluebird - a novel by Locke, Attica, author. Bluebird, bluebird - a novel

When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the lone star state, he was the first in his family to get as far away from Texas as he could. Until duty called him home. When his allegiance to his roots puts his job in jeopardy, he travels up Highway 59 to the small town of Lark, where two murders--a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman--have stirred

Sep 17, 2017
Body on Baker Street - a Sherlock Holmes Bookshop mystery by Delany, Vicki, 1951- author. Body on Baker Street - a Sherlock Holmes Bookshop mystery

In the second Sherlock Holmes Bookshop mystery, Gemma Doyle and Jayne Wilson's book signing event with Renalta Van Markoff ends in a Sherlockian controversy and death.

Sep 17, 2017
Bury her deep by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- Bury her deep

After attending a luncheon with the Reverend Tait, Dandy finds herself traveling with the benevolent clergyman back to his home to attend a meeting of the Rural Women's Institute. A stranger has been roaming the parish at night and pouncing on the ladies of the Rural, though this stranger only seems to appear at a full moon. After some investigation, Dandy begins to wonder if the story of the stranger is simply used by the residents of the village to hide a darker, more sinister secret.

Sep 15, 2017
Canal Days calamity by Blair, Jamie M, author. Canal Days calamity

Sep 14, 2017
Cat got your secrets by Chase, Julie (Mystery writer) Cat got your secrets

"Lacy Marie Crocker has settled into a comfortable groove back home in New Orleans, and with Valentine's Day right around the corner, she's busier than ever running a thriving pet boutique, helping her mother organize the upcoming National Pet Pageant, and untangling her complicated love life. But when delivering a king-sized order of dreidel-shaped doggy biscuits for a Saint Berdoodle's bark-mitzvah, Lacy stumbles into yet another murder scene--and the last person to see the victim alive was he

Sep 17, 2017
Crazy like a fox - a novel by Brown, Rita Mae, author. Crazy like a fox - a novel

Sep 15, 2017
Cremains of the Day by Simon, Misty Cremains of the Day

Sep 15, 2017
Dark Asylum by Thomson, E. S. Dark Asylum

Sep 14, 2017
Dark Signal - A Kate Fox Novel by Baker, Shannon Dark Signal - A Kate Fox Novel

Sep 14, 2017
Dead and berried by Cochran, Peg. Dead and berried

"It's June in Cranberry Cove and Monica Albertson's plan to sell cranberry relish to chain stores is taking off. The cranberry bogs are in bloom, and local beekeeper Rick Taylor and his assistant Lori Wenk are bringing in bees to pollinate the blossoms. When a fatal prick fells Lori, the buzz is that Rick is to blame. In trying to clear her friend's name, Monica discovers that more than a few people in Cranberry Cove have felt the power of Lori's venom, and it looks as if this time she may have

Sep 15, 2017
Dead in the water by Swanson, Denise, author. Dead in the water

The first book in a brand new series featuring New York Timesbestselling author Denise Swanson's beloved Scumble River setting and characters, Dead in the Water is a gripping mystery that won't let you go until you've turned the last page. A twister, a kidnapping, and a murder--oh my! Scumble River may never be the same. For school psychologist Skye Denison, there's certainly no place like home. When a violent tornado devastates her small hometown of Scumble River, she can't see how the communit

Sep 16, 2017
Dead of Winter - A Lily Dale Mystery by Staub, Wendy Corsi Dead of Winter - A Lily Dale Mystery

Sep 16, 2017
Dead ringer - a music lover's mystery by Fox, Sarah (Mystery writer), author. Dead ringer - a music lover's mystery

"Orchestra practice hits the wrong chord when a fellow musician is found dead, and violinist (and now amateur sleuth) Midori Bishop finds herself investigating more than just a new concerto in Sarah Fox's new cozy mystery, Dead Ringer. Midori Bishop's life is hitting all the right notes. She has her dream job playing violin in the Point Grey Philharmonic Orchestra, and is embarking on a new relationship with the symphony's hot maestro. But when Midori finds a cellist strangled to death during a

Sep 15, 2017
Deadly alibi by Russell, Leigh, author. Deadly alibi

Geraldine Steel is plunged into a double murder investigation which threatens not only her career, but her life. When her previously unknown twin Helena turns up, her problems threaten to make Geraldine's life turn toxic in more ways than one.

Sep 15, 2017
Deadly overtures - a music lover's mystery by Fox, Sarah (Mystery writer), author. Deadly overtures - a music lover's mystery

A composing competition rises to a murderous crescendo in author Sarah Fox's third Music Lover's Mystery DEADLY OVERTURES Three talented classical music composers have been named finalists in a composing competition hosted by the Point Grey Philharmonic. With money and egos on the line, it doesn't surprise violinist Midori Bishop that the competition has brought out jealousy and bitter rivalries among the entrants. What does surprise her is finding one of the finalists murdered in the theater. W

Sep 15, 2017

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