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Rush of blood by Billingham, Mark, author. Rush of blood

Three British couples meet around the pool on their Florida holiday and become fast friends. But on Easter Sunday, the last day of their vacation, tragedy strikes: the fourteen-year-old daughter of an American vacationer goes missing, and her body is later found floating in the mangroves. When the shocked couples return home to the U.K., they remain in contact, and over the course of three increasingly fraught dinner parties they come to know one another better. But they don't always like what t

Feb 20, 2017
Satellite people by Lahlum, Hans Olav, 1973- author. Satellite people

Feb 20, 2017
Shadows on the lake by Cocco, Giovanni, 1976- author. Shadows on the lake

Feb 15, 2017
Sherlock Holmes and the Eisendorf enigma by Millett, Larry, 1947- author. Sherlock Holmes and the Eisendorf enigma

Feb 20, 2017
Signature Wounds by Russell, Kirk Signature Wounds

Feb 20, 2017
Six four by Yokoyama, Hideo, 1957- author. Six four

"The nightmare no parent could endure. The case no detective could solve. The twist no reader could predict. For five days in January 1989, the parents of a seven-year-old Tokyo schoolgirl sat and listened to the demands of their daughter's kidnapper. They would never learn his identity. They would never see their daughter again. For the fourteen years that followed, the Japanese public listened to the police's apologies. They would never forget the botched investigation that became known as Six

Feb 15, 2017
Snowed in with murder by Wallace, Auralee, author. Snowed in with murder

Erica has returned to Otter Lake, New Hampshire, to rekindle her romance with Sheriff Grady Forrester at her mom's island retreat, currently closed for the off season. Just ahead of a rapidly advancing storm front, Erica arrives to discover Mom has rented the lodge to a reality TV show. They're filming the wealthy but awful Boatright brood, who've been summoned here by their patriarch because-so he says-one of them wants to kill him. Great television, terrible timing. Not only are Erica's romant

Feb 15, 2017
Song of the Lion by Hillerman, Anne Song of the Lion

Feb 20, 2017
Souls of Men by Ashworth, A. R. Souls of Men

Feb 18, 2017
Swiss vendetta - a mystery by De Hahn, Tracee, author. Swiss vendetta - a mystery

Inspector Agnes Luthi, a Swiss-American police officer in Lausanne, Switzerland, has just transferred to the Violent Crimes unit from Financial Crimes to try to shed all reminders of her old life following her husband's death. Now, on the eve of the worst blizzard Lausanne has seen in centuries, Agnes has been called to investigate her very first homicide case. On the lawn of the grand Chateau Vallotton, at the edge of Lac Leman, a young woman has been found stabbed to death. The woman, an appra

Feb 15, 2017
That Empty Feeling by Corris, Peter That Empty Feeling

Feb 18, 2017
The 12.30 from Croydon by Crofts, Freeman Wills, 1879-1957. The 12.30 from Croydon

Andrew Crowther, a wealthy retired manufacturer, is found dead in his seat on the 12:30 flight from Croydon to Paris.

Feb 20, 2017
The amok runners by Cotterill, Colin, author. The amok runners

For followers of Colin Cotterill's Jimm Juree mystery series, here is new novel for your enjoyment. It is a prequel to the three published books with our intrepid lady journalist and her rather unique family still living in Chiang Mai. Becoming an extra along with her two brothers, Arny and Sissy, on an American movie with Hollywood stars being shot in the north of Thailand, she stumbles upon murder and mayhem while at the same time being part of an ancient treasure hunt. As usual it would be wr

Feb 20, 2017
The book of mirrors - a novel by Chirovici, Eugen-Ovidiu, author. The book of mirrors - a novel

An elegant, page-turning thriller in the vein of Night Film and Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter , this tautly crafted novel is about stories: the ones we tell, the ones we keep hidden, and the ones that we'll do anything to ensure they stay buried. When literary agent Peter Katz receives a partial book submission entitled The Book of Mirrors , he is intrigued by its promise and original voice. The author, Richard Flynn, has written a memoir about his time as an English student at Princeton in the

Feb 21, 2017
The case of the curious cook - a WISE Enquiries Agency mystery by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author. The case of the curious cook - a WISE Enquiries Agency mystery

Henry Twyst, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth, retains the services of a local book restorer to tackle much-needed repairs to his book collection. This antiquarian also runs the Crooks and Cooks bookshop with his daughter - local TV celebrity chef, The Curious Cook. When the book restorer mentions some strange shenanigans going on at the bookshop, Dowager Duchess Althea brings the case to her colleagues at the WISE Enquiries Agency. As the WISE women try to unravel one puzzle from their base at

Feb 20, 2017
The crow trap by Cleeves, Ann, author. The crow trap

Three very different women come together to complete an environmental survey. Three women who, in some way or another, know the meaning of betrayal....For team leader Rachael Lambert the project is the perfect opportunity to rebuild her confidence after a double-betrayal by her lover and boss, Peter Kemp. Botanist Anne Preece, on the other hand, sees it as a chance to indulge in a little deception of her own. And then there is Grace Fulwell, a strange, uncommunicative young woman with plenty of

Feb 21, 2017
The English agent by DePoy, Phillip, author. The English agent

"In 1583, young Christopher Marlowe--student, brawler, rakehell, and would-be playwright--has had a dreadful evening. The first performance of his play in the corner of a very disreputable Cambridge bar is a humiliating flop, and then he's attacked on the streets while in the company of Thomas Kyd. So when Francis Walsingham, Queen Elizabeth's spymaster, sends for him, Marlowe is only too happy to go. The assignment is go to Holland, where England's ally, William the Silent, is the target of a S

Feb 21, 2017
The Girl Who Was Taken by Donlea, Charlie The Girl Who Was Taken

Feb 18, 2017
The Killing Bay by Ould, Chris The Killing Bay

Feb 20, 2017
The killing bay by Ould, Chris, author. The killing bay

"When a group of international activists arrive on the Faroe Islands, intent on stopping the traditional whale hunts, tensions between islanders and protestors run high. And when a woman is found viciously murdered only hours after a violent confrontation, the circumstances seem purposely designed to increase animosity between the two sides. As English DI Jan Reyna and local detective Hjalti Hentze investigate, it becomes increasingly clear that the murder has other, more sinister aspects to it,

Feb 21, 2017

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