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Prayer for the dead - an Inspector McLean novel by Oswald, James, author. Prayer for the dead - an Inspector McLean novel

Detective Inspector Tony McLean is on the case when the search for a missing journalist uncovers the scene of a carefully staged murder. In a sealed chamber, deep in the heart of Gilmerton Cove, a mysterious network of caves and passages sprawling beneath Edinburgh, the body is discovered in a seemingly macabre ritual of purification. But McLean knew the dead man and can't shake off the suspicion that there is far more to this case than meets the eye. For one thing, the baffling lack of forensic

Feb 20, 2017
Racing the devil - an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery by Todd, Charles, author. Racing the devil - an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery

"Scotland Yard's Ian Rutledge finds himself caught in a twisted web of vengeance, old grievances, and secrets that lead back to World War I in the nineteenth installment of the acclaimed bestselling series. On the eve of the bloody Battle of the Somme, a group of English officers having a last drink before returning to the Front make a promise to each other: if they survive the battle ahead--and make it through the war--they will meet in Paris a year after the fighting ends. They will celebrate

Feb 20, 2017
Rather be the devil - a novel by Rankin, Ian, author. Rather be the devil - a novel

For John Rebus, 40 years may have passed, but the death of beautiful, promiscuous Maria Turquand still preys on his mind. She was murdered in her hotel room on the night a famous rock star and his entourage were staying there, and Maria's killer has never been found. Meanwhile, the dark heart of Edinburgh remains up for grabs. A young pretender, Darryl Christie, may have staked his claim, but a vicious attack leaves him weakened and vulnerable, and an inquiry into a major money laundering scheme

Feb 20, 2017
Retribution by Fraser, Anthea, author. Retribution

"Biographer Rona Parish is keen to finish her series on successful single mothers for local glossy magazine, Chiltern Life -- and interviewing the mysterious and intriguing Nicole Summers should round it off nicely. But on a visit to Nicole's house, Rona makes a shocking discovery. Meanwhile, Rona has also taken on a new project -- finishing the book acclaimed biographer Russell Page was writing on Gideon Ward, a TV presenter, before the recent car crash that killed him. But when Russell's wife

Feb 20, 2017
Robert B. Parker's Little White Lies by Atkins, Ace Robert B. Parker's Little White Lies

Feb 18, 2017
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
Scarweather by Rolls, Anthony Scarweather

Feb 23, 2017
Shadows on the lake by Cocco, Giovanni, 1976- author. Shadows on the lake

Feb 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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

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