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Gaudy Night - a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery with Harriet Vane by Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957, author. Gaudy Night - a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery with Harriet Vane

Harriet Vane's Oxford reunion is shadowed by a rash of bizarre pranks and malicious mischief that include beautifully worded death threats, burnt effigies and vicious poison-pen letters, and Harriet finds herself and Lord Peter Wimsey challenged by an elusive set of clues.

Sep 16, 2017
Ghostal living by Greenstein, Kathleen Bridge. Ghostal living

When rare books begin disappearing from the Bibliophile Bed & Breakfast, resulting in the death of an F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscript authenticator, Hamptons interior designer Meg Barret becomes caught up in catching a killer before the book closes on another victim.

Sep 15, 2017
Gin and panic - a mystery by Chance, Maia, author. Gin and panic - a mystery

Sep 19, 2017
Glass houses - a novel by Penny, Louise, author. Glass houses - a novel

"When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines one cold November day, Armand Gamache and the rest of the villagers are at first curious. Then wary. Through rain and sleet, the figure stands unmoving, staring ahead. From the moment its shadow falls over the village, Gamache, now Chief Superintendent of the Su^rete´ du Que´bec, suspects the creature has deep roots and a dark purpose. Yet he does nothing. What can he do? Only watch and wait. And hope his mounting fears are not realized. But when

Sep 18, 2017
Grave errors by Perry, Carol J., author. Grave errors

For residents of Salem, Massachusetts, the day after Halloween brings empty candy wrappers, sagging pumpkins, and a community-wide identity crisis. That is, until Lee Barrett’s TV production class suggests extending the spooky season with the traditional Mexican celebration Dia de Los Muertos. But when the students discover not all of Salem’s dead are resting in peace, the post-October blues don’t seem so bad after all . . .As if a series of haunting graveyard visits isn’t disturbing enough, Lee

Sep 18, 2017
Hardcore twenty-four by Evanovich, Janet, author. Hardcore twenty-four

Sep 14, 2017
Hearse and gardens by Greenstein, Kathleen Bridge, author. Hearse and gardens

To keep her mind off the legal battle over the ocenfront cottage she's trying to buy, Meg agrees to help her friend inventory and clear out furniture from the Montauk estate of wealthy art broker, Harrison Falks. But the job takes a terrifying turn when Meg discovers a skeleton in a hidden room of one of the estate's many bungalows.

Sep 15, 2017
Heaven's Crooked Finger by Early, Hank Heaven's Crooked Finger

Sep 16, 2017
Homicide for the holidays by Honigford, Cheryl, author. Homicide for the holidays

Sep 19, 2017
Hooked on ewe by Reed, Hannah, 1953- author. Hooked on ewe

"Aspiring romance novelist Eden Elliott discovers the landscape isn't the only thing that's dramatic when a local woman is done in..."--Page 4 of cover.

Sep 19, 2017
How the finch stole Christmas! - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna, author. How the finch stole Christmas! - a Meg Langslow mystery

Sep 19, 2017
Idyll fears - a Thomas Lynch novel by Gayle, Stephanie, 1975- author. Idyll fears - a Thomas Lynch novel

"In a sleepy Connecticut town, Police Chief Thomas Lynch investigates the disappearance of a six-year-old boy with a serious medical condition while coping with disrespect from townspeople and colleagues who don't like the fact that he's gay"--

Sep 17, 2017
In a dark season by Lane, Vicki. In a dark season

When Elizabeth Goodweather prevents the otherwise sane town matron from committing suicide at a house locally known as haunted, she uncovers a mystery surrounding the house's scandalous past.

Sep 16, 2017
In cold pursuit by Andrews, Sarah, 1951- In cold pursuit

Heading for Antarctica to study glaciology with her mentor, Dr. Emmett Vanderzee, Valena Walker finds herself thrust into the role of amateur sleuth when Vanderzee is arrested for the killing of a reporter, who died in Antarctica the previous winter.

Sep 15, 2017
Infinite ground by MacInnes, Martin, author. Infinite ground

""Stunning--a totally original, surreal mystery shot through with hints of the best of Cesar Aira, Vladimir Nabokov, Angela Carter, and Julio Cortazar. Smart, clever, and honest. I doubt you've read anything quite like it." --Jeff VanderMeer, author of The Southern Reachtrilogy During a sweltering South American summer, a family convenes for dinner at a restaurant. Midway through the meal, Carlos gets up from the table and disappears. An experienced, semi-retired detective takes the case, but

Sep 19, 2017
Kill the heroes - a Charlie Henry mystery by Thurlo, David, author. Kill the heroes - a Charlie Henry mystery

"Charlie Henry, co-owner of a pawnshop and Iraq war veteran, has, for the most part, settled into his somewhat quieter life in Albuquerque. He is invited to attend the dedication of a memorial in a park, where he, other local heroes, and first responders are to be honored for their military accomplishments and dedication to the community. But trouble always seems to follow Charlie. When gunshots ring out, barely missing Charlie and hitting the man next to him, it's clear that a dangerous madman

Sep 19, 2017
Knit to Kill by Canadeo, Anne Knit to Kill

Sep 15, 2017
Let the dead bury the dead - a Christopher Worthy / Father Fortis mystery by Carlson, David, 1947- author. Let the dead bury the dead - a Christopher Worthy / Father Fortis mystery

"A priest is found brutally strangled before the altar of Detroit's St. Cosmas Greek Orthodox Church. The captain of the Detroit Police assigns her star detective Christopher Worthy to the case, knowing that the interim priest is Worthy's close friend Father Fortis. Worthy's new partner Henderson believes Father Spiro surprised a local thug in the act of stealing a silver altarpiece. This simple solution doesn't sit right with Detective Worthy and Father Fortis. Small clues have led them to beli

Sep 15, 2017
Lights out summer by Zahradnik, Rich, author. Lights out summer

Sep 15, 2017
Lions and tigers and murder, oh my by Swanson, Denise, author. Lions and tigers and murder, oh my

When the wife of wealthy philanthropist Elliot Wilson goes missing after she publicly opposes his plan to open a wildlife park on the edge of town, Devereaux and her tenant, a handsome private investigator, team up to prove Elliots innocence before someone else is preyed upon.

Sep 15, 2017