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A Caribbean mystery - a Miss Marple mystery by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. A Caribbean mystery - a Miss Marple mystery

Jan 12, 2017
A cast of vultures by Flanders, Judith, author. A cast of vultures

"There was every possibility that I was dead, and my brain hadn't got the memo. Or maybe it was that I wished I were dead. On reflection, that was more likely. Normally sharp-witted, book editor Sam Clair stumbles through a post-launch party morning withthe hangover to end all hangovers. But before the Nurofen has even kicked in, she finds herself entangled in an elaborate saga of missing neighbors, suspected arson and an odd, unidentified body. By the time the grizzly news breaks that the fire

Jan 10, 2017
A death in the dales / A Kate Shackleton Mystery by Brody, Frances, author. A death in the dales / A Kate Shackleton Mystery

"A murder most foul When the landlord of a Yorkshire tavern is killed in plain sight, Freda Simonson, the only witness to the crime, becomes plagued with guilt, believing the wrong man has been convicted. Following her death, it seems that the truth willnever be uncovered in the peaceful village of Langcliffe... A village of secrets But it just so happens that Freda's nephew is courting the renowned amateur sleuth Kate Shackleton, who decides to holiday in Langcliffe with her indomitable teenage

Jan 14, 2017
A Good Death by Collett, Chris A Good Death

Jan 14, 2017
A Measure of Murder by Karst, Leslie A Measure of Murder

Jan 14, 2017
A perilous undertaking by Raybourn, Deanna, author. A perilous undertaking

"Veronica Speedwell returns in a brand new adventure from Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries. London, 1887. Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to take on an impossible task saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution. Accused of the bru

Jan 15, 2017
A pinch of poison by Maxwell, Alyssa, author. A pinch of poison

Jan 14, 2017
A rustle of silk - a Gabriel Taverner mystery by Clare, Alys, author. A rustle of silk - a Gabriel Taverner mystery

Surgeon Gabriel Taverner finds it difficult to gain the locals' trust as he attempts to reestablish himself as a country physician in rural Devon, England. A series of disturbing incidents convinces him that at least one person does not welcome his presence. Called out to examine a partially decomposed body found beside the river, Gabriel discovers that he has a personal connection to the dead man. Teaming up with Coroner Theophilus Davey to find out how the man died, Gabriel uncovers some darke

Jan 14, 2017
A twist of the knife by James, Peter, 1948- author. A twist of the knife

Combining stories from ebook story collections 'Short Shockers One' and 'Short Shockers Two', and with never-before-seen new material, this is a story collection you won't forget. From a woman intent on revenge, to a restaurant critic with a fear of the number thirteen, and from a story of ghostly terror to the first ever case of his best-loved Detective, Roy Grace, James exposes the Achilles heels of each of his characters, and makes us question how well we can trust ourselves, and each other

Jan 14, 2017
Among the ruins by Khan, Ausma Zehanat, author. Among the ruins

"On leave from Canada's Community Policing department, Esa Khattak is traveling in Iran, reconnecting with his cultural heritage and seeking peace in the country's beautiful mosques and gardens. But Khattak's supposed break from work is cut short when he's approached by a Canadian government agent in Iran, asking him to look into the death of renowned Canadian-Iranian filmmaker Zahra Sobhani. Zahra was murdered at Iran's notorious Evin prison, where she'd been seeking the release of a well-known

Jan 14, 2017
An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry, author. An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"In this prequel, a young Samuel Craddock, as the newly elected chief of police in Jarrett Creek, must investigate the murder of five black residents and confront the ingrained prejudices in the small Texas town"--

Jan 15, 2017
Ask the parrot by Stark, Richard Ask the parrot

Jan 10, 2017
Assault and beret by McKinlay, Jenn, author. Assault and beret

London milliner Vivian Tremont and her American cousin and partner, Scarlett Parker, tip their caps to their beloved shop on Portobello Road in Notting Hill and set off for Paris, where Viv can°´9t wait to teach a hat-making class. But she has another reason to travel to the City of Light: to find the man she impulsively eloped with years ago and have their marriage annulled.

Jan 16, 2017
At rope's end - a Dr. James Verraday mystery by Kay, Edward. At rope's end - a Dr. James Verraday mystery

"The deadly secrets and dark passions that lurk in the most privileged corners of Seattle society have Verraday and Maclean running for their lives in [this] twisted debut mystery"--Front jacket flap.

Jan 15, 2017
Bell, book and candlemas by Hesse, Jennifer David, author. Bell, book and candlemas

"The Wiccan holiday of Candlemas is right around the corner, but when vandals target New Age gift shop Moonstone Treasures, the mood is far from festive. Frightening threats and accusations of witchcraft aimed at the owner have some Wiccan patrons calling it a hate crime. And when things escalate to murder, the community turns to Keli..." -- back cover.

Jan 14, 2017
Blood and bone by Giambanco, V. M., author. Blood and bone

"After two years in the Seattle Police Department, homicide detective Alice Madison has finally found a measure of peace she has never known before--a sense of belonging. When a local burglary escalates into a gruesome murder, Madison takes charge of the investigation, only to discover that this is no ordinary killing. She finds herself tracking a serial assassin who has haunted the city for years--and whose brutality is the stuff of legend among the super-max prisons of the Pacific Northwest. A

Jan 14, 2017
Blue Light Yokohama by Obregon, Nicolas Blue Light Yokohama

Jan 10, 2017
Burials - A Faye Longchamp Mystery by Evans, Mary Anna Burials - A Faye Longchamp Mystery

Jan 10, 2017
Cat with a clue by Cass, Laurie, author. Cat with a clue

When she stumbles upon a dead body at her workplace, librarian Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, must sniff out the clues to save the library's reputation and catch a spineless killer before someone else is written out of the picture.

Jan 15, 2017
Collected Millar - Legendary Novels of Suspense- A Stranger in My Grave / How Like an Angel / The Fiend / Beyond This Point Are Monsters by Millar, Margaret Collected Millar - Legendary Novels of Suspense- A Stranger in My Grave / How Like an Angel / The Fiend / Beyond This Point Are Monsters

Jan 10, 2017
Collected Millar - the master at her zenith by Millar, Margaret, 1915-1994, author. Collected Millar - the master at her zenith

Collects five acclaimed 1950s novels, including "Beast in View," in which wealthy recluse Helen Clarvoe receives a threatening call from someone who claims to know her.

Jan 10, 2017
Copper Kettle - An Ike Schwartz Mystery by Ramsay, Frederick Copper Kettle - An Ike Schwartz Mystery

Jan 14, 2017
Crimson snow - winter mysteries by Crimson snow - winter mysteries

Crimson Snow brings together a dozen vintage crime stories set in winter. Welcome to a world of Father Christmases behaving oddly, a famous fictional detective in a Yuletide drama, mysterious tracks in the snow, and some very unpleasant carol singers. There's no denying that the supposed season of goodwill is a time of year that lends itself to detective fiction.On a cold night, it's tempting to curl up by the fireside with a good mystery. And more than that, claustrophobic house parties, with p

Jan 16, 2017
Cruel Mercy by Mark, David J. Cruel Mercy

Jan 14, 2017
Custom baked murder by Mugavero, Liz, author. Custom baked murder

"Summer is winding down in Frog Ledge, Connecticut, but Stan|s love life and career are both heating up nicely. In between planning her new pet patisserie and cafe´, Stan is settling into living-in-bliss with sexy pub owner Jake McGee. Love|s on the menu for Stan|s mom, Patricia, too, who|s engaged to Frog Ledge|s mayor, Tony Falco. Mayor Falco|s dogged ambition isn|t popular among locals, but it|s his executive coach, Eleanor Chang, who|s inspired a dangerous grudge. When Eleanor is found dead,

Jan 14, 2017
Dead and breakfast by Kingsbury, Kate, author. Dead and breakfast

"While renovating a haunted mansion to open a bed and breakfast, Melanie West and her grandmother must investigate after they discover the skeleton of a former owner in an upstairs closet and a more recently deceased body on the beach below the inn."--

Jan 16, 2017
Dead cold brew by Coyle, Cleo, author. Dead cold brew

"Coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi sheds tears of joy when her NYPD detective boyfriend surprises her with an engagement ring. But her bridal bliss is put on hold when a chilling mystery brings a wave of deadly danger to those she holds dear... After everything Clare and Mike have been through, they deserve a little bit of happily ever after. So when Mike decides to put a ring on Clare's finger, Clare's eccentric octogenarian employer is there to help. She donates the perfect coffee-colored diamond

Jan 15, 2017
Dead letters - a novel by Dolan-Leach, Caite, author. Dead letters - a novel

Zelda Antipova--presumed dead--leaves a series of clues for her twin sister, Ava, which leads her on a scavenger-hunt-like quest to solve the mystery of Zelda's disappearance.

Jan 10, 2017
Death & the gravedigger's angel by Ross, Loretta, 1966- author. Death & the gravedigger's angel

Jan 14, 2017
Death in profile - the first volume of the Hampstead murders by Fraser-Sampson, Guy, author. Death in profile - the first volume of the Hampstead murders

The genteel fac¸ade of London's Hampstead is shattered by a series of terrifying murders, and the ensuing police hunt is threatened by internal politics, and a burgeoning love triangle within the investigative team. Pressurized by senior officers desperate for a result, a new initiative is clearly needed, but what? Intellectual analysis and police procedure vie with the gut instinct of "copper's nose," and help appears to offer itself from a very unlikely source: a famous fictional detective. A

Jan 16, 2017
Death notes - a Phineas Fox mystery by Rayne, Sarah, author. Death notes - a Phineas Fox mystery

Introducing professional researcher Phineas Fox in the first of a brand-new series of chilling mysteries. Phineas Fox has mixed feelings when he's asked to research the infamous 19th-century violinist Roman Volf for a TV documentary. Hanged for his part in the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881, Volf was a notorious criminal and womaniser, whose glittering talent was undermined by his scandalous private life. However, on uncovering evidence which suggests that Volf could not have been in

Jan 16, 2017
Death of a ghost by Beaton, M. C, author. Death of a ghost

Spending a night at the reputedly haunted Castle Drim, Hamish Macbeth and his partner, Charlie Carter, discover a dead body and a smuggler's drop and become determined to unravel the strange mystery before more bodies turn up.

Jan 10, 2017
Death on the Patagonian Express by Conrad, Hy, author. Death on the Patagonian Express

Fanny and Amy's new blog is attracting first-class opportunities for the mother-and-daughter team and their NYC travel agency, and until a pair of murders put them on the trail of a conniving killer.

Jan 14, 2017
Death ship by Kelly, Jim, 1957- author. Death ship

When an explosion rips across Hunstanton Beach on the north Norfolk coast, an abandoned Second World War bomb is assumed to be the cause . . . but is it? Could there be a connection with the new pier being built - and the increasingly bitter campaign to halt its construction?At the same time, DI Shaw and DS Valentine are on the hunt for an elderly female killer with a uniquely macabre method of despatch. And a 63-year-old Dutch engineer is missing, presumed drowned . . . but where is the body?Al

Jan 14, 2017
Distress Signals by Howard, Catherine Ryan Distress Signals

Jan 14, 2017
Duplicity by Thoft, Ingrid, author. Duplicity

"Gutsy Boston P.I. Fina Ludlow returns with a case that puts her faith to the test--in the latest addition to the critically acclaimed series by Ingrid Thoft. When Ceci Renard hires Ludlow and Associates to sue the hip new church that she believes has brainwashed her daughter, Fina Ludlow is assigned to the case. Covenant Rising Church has all the trappings of a less-than-holy organization: a slick young pastor and his comely wife; fancy houses and luxury cars; and devoted congregants who seem e

Jan 15, 2017
Elementary, She Read by Delany, Vicki Elementary, She Read

Jan 10, 2017
Facials can be fatal by Cohen, Nancy J., 1948- author. Facials can be fatal

Jan 10, 2017
For time and all eternities by Harrison, Mette Ivie, 1970- author. For time and all eternities

"The Mormon church may have disavowed the polygamy it became so famous for in the 19th century, but for some Fundamentalist Latter-Day Saints, "plural marriage" isn't just ancient history Mormon bishop's wife Linda Wallheim is stunned to learn her son Kenneth has gotten engaged to a young woman from a polygamous family. Naomi Carter may have left the religion she grew up in, but the Carters will still be the Wallheims' in-laws once Kenneth and Naomi are married. Stephen Carter, Naomi's father an

Jan 15, 2017
Fractured Families by Hinger, Charlotte Fractured Families

Jan 14, 2017
Heartbreak Hotel by Kellerman, Jonathan, author. Heartbreak Hotel

"Alex Delaware and Milo Sturgis investigate the death of Alex's most mysterious patient to date in the sensational new thriller from the master of suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman. At nearly one hundred years old, ThaliaMars is a far cry from the patients that child psychologist Alex Delaware normally treats. But the charming, witty woman convinces Alex to meet with her in a suite at the Aventura, a luxury hotel with a checkered history. What Thalia wants from

Jan 14, 2017
Hidden Graves by Fredrickson, Jack Hidden Graves

Jan 14, 2017
Hope's Peak - a Harper and Lane mystery by Healey, Tony, author. Hope's Peak - a Harper and Lane mystery

"Beyond the shores of Hope’s Peak, North Carolina, evil waits as his next victim approaches. He’ll make her a princess like the others… Detective Jane Harper can’t shake the image of the young woman discovered in a field—eyes closed, a crown of woven vines on her head. She expects macabre murders like this in her native San Francisco, not here. Jane and her partner, Stu, vow to catch the killer, but in this town, that’s easier said than done. The police department is in the grips of a wide-reach

Jan 15, 2017
Iced under by Ross, Barbara, 1953- author. Iced under

Jan 14, 2017
In This Grave Hour by Winspear, Jacqueline In This Grave Hour

Jan 10, 2017
Kentucky woman by Brogan, Mike, author. Kentucky woman

In KENTUCKY WOMAN, an infant, Ellie Stuart, is adopted by a poor, but loving couple in Kentucky. When she's sixteen, they die leaving her alone. In college Ellie searches for her biological parents with the help of law student, Quinn Parker. But there's a problem. A man is trying to kill her. Then they discover why. Ellie might be daughter of a wealthy man who died with no heirs. But even after several valid DNA tests prove she can not possibly be his daughterthe man is still trying to kill her,

Jan 15, 2017
Killing Adonis by Donellan, J. M. (Joshua M.), author. Killing Adonis

Freya Miller, funny and tenacious with a taste for vodka, escapes a recent tragedy by answering an advertisement for a nursing job that promises LIGHT DUTIES. LARGE PAY. NO QUESTIONS ASKED OR ANSWERED. Her new employer is the infamous, eccentric, and stupendously rich Vincetti family, heads of the Halcyon Corporation. Her task will be to care for their adored heir, Elijah, who is currently lying in a coma amidst an armada of premium machinery. The Vincettis claim this golden boy is everything fr

Jan 15, 2017
Last rituals - a novel of suspense by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir. Last rituals - a novel of suspense

Attorney Tho´ra Guomundsdottir and her new partner, Matthew Reich, journey to a remote corner of Iceland to investigate how the murder of a German student may be connected to the victim's interest in witchcraft.

Jan 14, 2017
Lawless and the devil of Euston Square by Sutton, William, 1970- author. Lawless and the devil of Euston Square

London, 1859. Great exhibitions. Foreign conquests. Underground trains. The era of Victorian marvels is also the time of the Great Stink. Beneath the respectable surface, a multitude of ills need flushing out. When a man is killed in a hydraulic burst, novice detective Campbell Lawless stumbles on to the trail of Berwick Skelton: this elusive activist rose from humble beginnings to cross swords with London s illuminati, before vanishing, heartbroken, amid presages of disaster. The Worms, a gang

Jan 14, 2017
Lawless and the flowers of sin by Sutton, William, 1970- Lawless and the flowers of sin

Jan 16, 2017
Lestrade and the brother of death by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the brother of death

From his wheelchair, convalescing in a friend's home after breaking a leg on the Titanic, Inspector Lestrade investigates the shooting of the butler. It happened during a hunt and the inspector thinks the bullet was meant for his host, a chief constable.

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the gift of the prince by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the gift of the prince

When a servant girl in Britain's Royal Household is brutally slaughtered, Lestrade travels from Balmoral Castle to the Isle of Skye to the North British Hotel, working "to untangle a villainous web of conspiracy."--Jacket.

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the hallowed house by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the hallowed house

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the Leviathan by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the Leviathan

"The year is 1910, and Superintendent Sholto Lestrade's lot is not a happy one. He has a number of vicious murders to solve, including those of a man hanged in a church bell tower, a cross-Channel swimmer, and his old sparring partner, Dr. Watson. Meanwhile, anarchists are threatening the peace of Europe, the whole of Scotland Yard is looking for "Peter the Painter," and a bloodthirsty cabbie lies in wait for the Assistant Commissioner. To top it all off, Lestrade gets roped into helping with th

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the Ripper by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the Ripper

Inspector Sholto Lestrade investigates murders by Jack the Ripper and other killers, but the rising body count is the least of his problems. The main problem is interference from bumbling Sherlock Holmes and his incompetent sidekick, Dr. Watson. By the author of Lestrade and the Deadly Game.

Jan 15, 2017
Murder at an Irish Wedding by O'Connor, Carlene Murder at an Irish Wedding

Jan 10, 2017
Murder in the secret garden by Adams, Ellery, author. Murder in the secret garden

Things really go to seed in the newest novel in the New York Times bestselling Book Retreat mysteries... There is a hidden garden bordering the grounds of Jane Steward's book-themed resort--a garden filled with beautiful but deadly plants such as mandrake and nightshade. Tucked away behind ivy-covered walls and accessible only through a single locked door, as described in the pages of Frances Hodges Burnett's classic novel, the garden is of special interest to Jane's current group of guests, The

Jan 15, 2017
Murder most finicky by Mugavero, Liz, author. Murder most finicky

The dog days of summer have arrived in the small town of Frog Ledge, Connecticut, and business is booming for Kristan "Stan" Connor. Her pet food has caught the attention of celebrity chef Sheldon Allyn, who helps Stan open a fancy pet pastry shop in town. A partnership is born, and Sheldon invites Stan to Newport, Rhode Island, for an appreciation weekend he's hosting for all his independent chefs. But the gourmet getaway turns sour when one of the chefs turns up dead, and a second one goes mis

Jan 14, 2017
My soul to take - a novel of Iceland by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir. My soul to take - a novel of Iceland

In the aftermath of a young woman's murder at a farmhouse-turned-health resort, lawyer Thora finds the investigation complicated by a rumor that the site is haunted, a concept that takes a toll on Thora's views of reality.

Jan 14, 2017
Mystery in the channel by Crofts, Freeman Wills, 1879-1957, author. Mystery in the channel

Jan 16, 2017
Nasty cutter by O'Mara, Tim, author. Nasty cutter

Danger gets a little too close to home for ex-cop Raymond Donne . . . When his father's former law partner, Harry Stover, is murdered while being celebrated as Williamsburg, Brooklyn's "Man of the Year," ex-cop turned schoolteacher Raymond Donne fights his old police instincts and vows to stay out of the investigation. That is until his childhood home is broken into and one of his students is threatened. Has a decades old case of his father's come back to haunt the Donne family? Could the murder

Jan 16, 2017
North of Havana by White, Randy Wayne. North of Havana

Florida marine biologist Doc Ford receives a call for help from a friend whose boat strayed into Cuban waters. Equipped with money for fines, bills and bribes, Ford arrives in Havana with his girlfriend and as he searches for his friend becomes involved in a hunt for the coffin of Columbus.

Jan 15, 2017
Old bones by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Old bones

When a young couple discover human remains buried in the garden of their new house, Detective Inspector Bill Slider is called upon to investigate. It appears that they have found the final resting place of fourteen-year-old Amanda Knight, who disappeared from that same garden two decades before. With a murder twenty years in the past, this is the coldest of cold cases. Most of the suspects and principal players are now dead, and all the passion is long spent ... or is it?

Jan 15, 2017
Paws and effect - a magical cats mystery by Kelly, Sofie, 1958- author. Paws and effect - a magical cats mystery

When her old beau, Detective Marcus Gordon, is accused of murder, resourceful librarian Kathleen and her magical felines must paw through the clues to discover who is trying to frame him for murder.

Jan 14, 2017
Pekoe most poison by Childs, Laura, author. Pekoe most poison

Jan 10, 2017
Pet in peril by Celine, Marie, 1955- author. Pet in peril

Kitty Karlyle is sceptical when a pet psychologist tells her that her cat and dog are suffering from depression and recommends a pet-centric vacation. Her producer, however, thinks it's a great idea, and seizes the opportunity to shoot the next episode of Kitty's TV cooking show, The Pampered Pet, on location at the luxurious Little Switzerland Resort and Spa for Pets. Soon after Kitty and her best friend Fran arrive, matters take an unexpected turn when a fellow guest is found strangled in his

Jan 14, 2017
Police at the station and they don't look friendly - a Detective Sean Duffy novel by McKinty, Adrian, author. Police at the station and they don't look friendly - a Detective Sean Duffy novel

"As he investigates a bizarre killing with an unusual weapon, Detective Sean Duffy only narrowly escapes becoming the next victim of the sinister underworld of 1980s Belfast"--

Jan 14, 2017
Prayer for the Dead by Oswald, James Prayer for the Dead

Jan 14, 2017
Pressed to death by Weiss, Kirsten, 1968- author. Pressed to death

Jan 14, 2017
Quarry's cut by Collins, Max Allan, author. Quarry's cut

Jan 14, 2017
Quick off the mark - an Alex Quick mystery by Moody, Susan, author. Quick off the mark - an Alex Quick mystery

Alex Quick investigates the murder of a close family friend in this intriguing, intricately-plotted mystery In her former career as a police detective, Alex Quick was exposed to some brutally violent crimes - but none as horrific as this. A badly mutilated corpse is discovered in a field, the victim castrated, the word 'cheat' carved across his chest. The dead man was a close family friend of Alex, and his sister has asked her to find out who killed him - and why. Although they'd been friends as

Jan 14, 2017
Racing the devil by Todd, Charles, author. Racing the devil

A year after a band of World War I veterans agrees to hide the details of a reckless driving incident, a fatal crash is investigated by Scotland Yard's Ian Rutledge, who combs through dangerous secrets to identify a killer.

Jan 14, 2017
Railway detective by Marston, Edward Railway detective

Jan 10, 2017
Renting silence by Miley, Mary, author. Renting silence

Can 1920's script girl Jessie do Mary Pickford's bidding and uncover a real killer? When Jessie is asked by her idol, the famous actress Mary Pickford, if she can do some private investigating for her, Jessie reluctantly accepts. A girl was found stabbed in her bedroom with another woman lying unconscious on the floor next to her, a bloody knife in her hand. With no police investigation into the murder, it's up to Jessie to hone her amateur detective skills and prove the girls innocence before s

Jan 14, 2017
Reservations by Florio, Gwen, 1955- author. Reservations

Jan 14, 2017
Saratoga payback by Dobyns, Stephen, 1941- author. Saratoga payback

"The latest installment in Stephen Dobyns's Charlie Bradshaw mysteries, Saratoga Payback follows the latest exploits of Saratoga Springs' most unusual and sardonic detective. Ever since the cops revoked his private investigator's license, Charlie Bradshaw has been adjusting to life as a regular senior citizen. But reading, sitting around the house, and making amateur home repairs is a far cry from his past life as Saratoga Springs' most successful everyman detective. So when Charlie discovers t

Jan 10, 2017
Saving Cecil by Mims, Lee, 1948- author. Saving Cecil

"Dark memories visit geologist Cleo Cooper after her new project takes a deadly turn. Extracting precious gas from a deposit in North Carolina is a dirty, dangerous job. Geologist Cleo Cooper won't let the distraction of a dead body found near the drill sight interrupt her focus--until the county sheriff Cleo never wanted to see again arrives on the scene. Twenty-five years ago, tragedy fell on Cleo's family, creating a rift between her and her father that has never healed. And Sheriff Clyde Stu

Jan 12, 2017
She stopped for death by Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, 1946- author. She stopped for death

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

Jan 14, 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

Jan 14, 2017
Skeleton God / An Inspector Shan Tao Yun Mystery by Pattison, Eliot, author. Skeleton God / An Inspector Shan Tao Yun Mystery

"Shan Tao Yun, now the reluctant constable of a remote Tibetan town, has learned to expect the impossible at the roof of the world, but nothing has prepared him for his discovery when he investigates a report that a nun has been savagely assaulted by ghosts. In an ancient tomb by the old nun lies a gilded saint buried centuries earlier, flanked by the remains of a Chinese soldier killed fifty years before and an American man murdered only hours earlier. Shan is thrust into a maelstrom of intrigu

Jan 10, 2017
Snowed in With Murder by Wallace, Auralee Snowed in With Murder

Jan 14, 2017
Swiss Vendetta by De Hahn, Tracee Swiss Vendetta

Jan 14, 2017
The 12.30 from Croydon by Crofts, Freeman Wills The 12.30 from Croydon

Jan 14, 2017
The Amok Runners by Cotterill, Colin The Amok Runners

Jan 14, 2017
The book of mirrors - a novel by Chirovici, Eugen-Ovidiu, author. The book of mirrors - a novel

Jan 10, 2017
The burning by Hall, M. R., 1967- author. The burning

In the icy, languid days following Christmas, a dense fog has settled over the Wye Valley. Local Coroner Jenny Cooper, still reeling after being abandoned by her partner for the festivities, is called to the scene of a dreadful tragedy: a house has been burned to the ground, revealing its terrible secrets. Before the fire began, a man, Ed Morgan, shot his two stepdaughters dead, before turning the gun on himself. His infant son is still missing.

Jan 16, 2017
The Case of the Curious Cook - A Cozy Mystery by Ace, Cathy The Case of the Curious Cook - A Cozy Mystery

Jan 14, 2017
The cat sitter and the canary by Clement, Blaize, author. The cat sitter and the canary

"This time out, Dixie's got a furry partner-in-crime, an irascible Lhasa Apso named Charlie. They've just arrived at the home of one of Dixie's regular clients to check in on Franklin, a mackerel tabby with avocado-green eyes and a luxuriant coat the color of dried beach grass. Despite a couple of bumps in the road (Franklin seems to be hiding in one of his favorite cubby holes, and Charlie scratches up the parlor door trying to get to the other side), everything else is perfectly normal. Tha

Jan 14, 2017
The catalyst killing / ǂc Hans Olav Lahlum ; translated from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson. by Lahlum, Hans Olav, 1973- author. The catalyst killing / ǂc Hans Olav Lahlum ; translated from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson.

The first murder was only the spark ... 1970. Inspector Kolbjorn Kristiansen, known as K2, witnesses a young woman desperately trying to board a train only to have the doors close before her face. The next time he sees her, she is dead.

Jan 15, 2017
The Cheltenham Square Murder by Bude, John The Cheltenham Square Murder

Jan 10, 2017
The crow trap by Cleeves, Ann, author. The crow trap

The leader of an environmental survey struggles to manage the schemes of her rival team members before a friend's suspicious suicide introduces her to unconventional Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope.

Jan 10, 2017
The dangerous ladies affair by Muller, Marcia, author. The dangerous ladies affair

For the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services, stopping extortionists is not only grand, but excitingly lucrative.When a pleasant afternoon's bicycling through Golden Gate Park with a friend ends with the revelation of threatening letters, followed by a gunshot in a mansion garden, Sabina Carpenter knows this is a case that demands her immediate and undivided attention.The questions her partner John Quincannon has to unravel are not difficult: Wrixton, a wealthy banke

Jan 16, 2017
The death of kings - a John Madden mystery by Airth, Rennie, 1935- author. The death of kings - a John Madden mystery

"In the fifth novel in the critically acclaimed John Madden series, the former Scotland Yard detective returns in a gripping post-World War II mystery that will delight fans of Philip Kerr On a hot summer day in 1938, a beautiful actress is murdered on the grand Kent estate of Sir Jack Jessup, close friend of the Prince of Wales. The arrest of an ex-convict and his subsequent confession swiftly bring the case to a close, but in 1949, the reappearance of a jade necklace raises questions about the

Jan 16, 2017
The devil's triangle by Coulter, Catherine, author. The devil's triangle

"From New York Times bestselling authors Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison comes the highly anticipated thriller in their Brit in the FBI series, featuring special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine in their new roles as heads of the Covert Eyes team--but will their first case be their last when the enigmatic and dangerous thief known as the Fox reappears? "He who controls the weather, will control the world. He who controls time, will never be around." --Thomas Frey FBI Special Age

Jan 10, 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

Jan 10, 2017
The exiled by Hiekkapelto, Kati, 1970- author. The exiled

Anna Fekete returns to the Balkan village of her birth for a relaxing summer holiday. But when her purse is stolen and the thief is found dead on the banks of the river, Anna is pulled into a murder case. Her investigation leads straight to her own family, to closely guarded secrets concealing a horrendous travesty of justice that threatens them all. As layer after layer of corruption, deceit and guilt are revealed, Anna is caught up in the refugee crisis spreading like wildfire across Europe. H

Jan 15, 2017
The green eagle score - a Parker novel by Stark, Richard, 1933-2008. The green eagle score - a Parker novel

Parker plans to steal the payroll from a U.S. military base.

Jan 16, 2017
The heretic's creed by Buckley, Fiona, author. The heretic's creed

Ursula Blanchard must acquire a mysterious medieval manuscript in the latest enthralling historical adventure. February, 1577. Sir William Cecil has a dangerous new mission for Ursula Blanchard. He has asked her to visit Stonemoor House on the bleak Yorkshire moors, the home of a group of recusant women led by Abbess Philippa Gould. In their possession is an ancient book, and the Queen's advisor, Dr John Dee, is eager to get hold of it. However, while the Abbess is anxious to sell the book, othe

Jan 14, 2017
The lost woman by Blædel, Sara, author. The lost woman

"#1 internationally bestselling author Sara Blaedel, Denmark's "Queen of Crime," returns with her new thriller featuring Danish police investigator Louise Rick"--

Jan 14, 2017
The man in the brown suit by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. The man in the brown suit

Jan 16, 2017
The murder book - a Henry Johnstone mystery by Adams, Jane, 1960- author. The murder book - a Henry Johnstone mystery

"Lincolnshire, England. June, 1928. When three freshly-buried bodies are unearthed in the front yard of a rented cottage, DCI Henry Johnstone, a specialist murder detective from London, is summoned to investigate. Two of the victims are identified as Mary Fields, known to have worked as a prostitute, and her seven-year-old daughter Ruby. But who is the third victim and what was he doing at the cottage? Johnstone is determined to do things by the book, but his use of forensic science and other mo

Jan 14, 2017
The murder of Willie Lincoln by Solomon, Burt, author. The murder of Willie Lincoln

"Washington City, 1862: The United States lies in tatters, and there seems no end to the war. Abraham Lincoln, the legitimate President of the United States, is using all his will to keep his beloved land together. But Lincoln's will and soul are tested when tragedy strikes the White House as Willie Lincoln, the love and shining light in the president's heart, is taken by typhoid fever. But was this really the cause of his death? A message arrives, suggesting otherwise. Lincoln asks John Hay, hi

Jan 10, 2017
The return of the Raven Mocker - An Alafair Tucker Mystery by Casey, Donis, author. The return of the Raven Mocker - An Alafair Tucker Mystery

Boynton Oklahoma's Alafair Tucker finds time while caring for relatives sick with the Spanish flu to investigate the deaths of two neighbors. With death so commonplace, most have assumed that influenza was the cause, but Alafair suspects foul play. Without the aid of the only witness, a young girl stunned into silence, It is up to Alafair and the new town doctor to discover the truth.

Jan 15, 2017
The Ripper's shadow - a Victorian mystery by Rowland, Laura Joh. The Ripper's shadow - a Victorian mystery

"Miss Sarah Bain, a photographer in Whitechapel, is an independent woman with dark secrets. In the privacy of her studio, she supplements her meager income by taking illicit “boudoir photographs” of the town's local ladies of the night. But when two of her models are found gruesomely murdered within weeks of one another, Sarah begins to suspect it's more than mere coincidence. Teamed with a motley crew of friends--including a street urchin, a gay aristocrat, a Jewish butcher and his wife, and a

Jan 15, 2017
The shivering turn - a Jennie Redhead mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. The shivering turn - a Jennie Redhead mystery

"When Mary Corbet walks into private investigator Jennie Redhead's rundown Oxford office one pleasant spring day in 1974, she is a desperate woman. Although sh'e convinced her daughter has been murdered, she can get neither the police nor her husband to agree with her. Jennie is not convinced either, but more out of compassion than conviction agrees to take the case. The only clue she has to go on is a fragment of an obscure 17th century poem she finds in Linda' bedroom: Or will you, like a co

Jan 15, 2017
The sour lemon score by Stark, Richard, 1933-2008. The sour lemon score

After a four-way split following a job, George Uhl begins to pick off his fellow hoisters, one by one. His first mistake? He doesn't begin things by putting a bullet into Parker.

Jan 16, 2017
The Swap by Boyarsky, Nancy The Swap

Jan 14, 2017
The unexpected guest - a mystery by Osborne, Charles, 1927- The unexpected guest - a mystery

A motorist whose car broke down seeks assistance in a nearby house, only to find its owner shot in a wheelchair. When the wife confesses, he offers to help cover the crime. A novelization of a play.

Jan 10, 2017
The violated by Pronzini, Bill, author. The violated

Jan 10, 2017
The Wages of Sin by Welsh, Kaite The Wages of Sin

Jan 14, 2017
The whole art of detection - lost mysteries of Sherlock Holmes by Faye, Lyndsay, author. The whole art of detection - lost mysteries of Sherlock Holmes

Jan 10, 2017
The Will to Kill by Spillane, Mickey/ Collins, Max Allan The Will to Kill

Jan 10, 2017
Tooth and nail by Rankin, Ian, author. Tooth and nail

Scottish homicide detective John Rebus has been sent to help London police cath a serial killer with a gruesome M.O. Teamed with a London cop, Rebus lets a psychologist into the case and develops a bizarre portrait of a vicious killer. Now it's only question of who is going to get busted first: the cop with the accent who breaks all the rules--or the psycho painting London with blood.

Jan 14, 2017
Tooth and nail by Rankin, Ian. Tooth and nail

Jan 10, 2017
Twelve angry librarians by James, Miranda, author. Twelve angry librarians

"Lighthearted librarian Charlie Harris is known around his hometown of Athena, Mississippi, for walking his cat, a rescued Maine Coon named Diesel. But he may soon be taken for a walk himself--in handcuffs... Charlie is stressed out. The Southern Academic Libraries Association is holding this year's annual meeting at Athena College. Since Charlie is the interim library director, he must deliver the welcome speech to all the visiting librarians. As if that weren't bad enough, the keynote address

Jan 10, 2017
Twice told tail by Brandon, Ali, author. Twice told tail

"As Thanksgiving approaches, Darla Pettistone is preparing for the busiest shopping season of the year. They've recently launched their online store, where one anonymous bidder is offering a suspiciously high price for an antique book - and Darla doesn't need Hamlet's special senses to know that something isn't quite right. However, there's no time to think about that after Darla's roped into helping bridezilla Connie Capello get ready for her big day. After looking at wedding dresses, Darla and

Jan 14, 2017
Unnatural causes by James, P. D. Unnatural causes

A famous mystery writer is found dead at the bottom of a dinghy, with both hands chopped off at the wrists. Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh, with help from his remarkable Aunt Jane, must discover who typed the writer's death sentence before the plot takes another murderous turn.

Jan 15, 2017
Where I can see you by Sweazy, Larry D., author. Where I can see you

"Haunted by the disappearance of his mother when he was eight years old, detective Hud Matthews begins his own investigation to find out what really happened so many years before. When a rare murder occurs in the lakeside community, Hud's veteran skills are called upon to capture the killer. Pulled deep into the threads of the community with ties to the past, Hud quickly becomes a target, not only of the killer, but of those who wish the past to be left alone. As Hud gets closer to discovering t

Jan 15, 2017
Yesterday's echo - a novel by Coyle, Matt, author. Yesterday's echo - a novel

Rick Cahill was never convicted of his wife's murder, but he was never exonerated either. Not by the police. Not by the media. Not even by himself. Eight years later, police suspicion and his own guilt remain over his responsibility in his wife's death. When he meets Melody Malana, a beautiful yet secretive TV reporter, he sees a chance to love again. When she is arrested for murder and asks Rick for help, the former cop says no, but the rest of him says yes and he grasps at a chance for redempt

Jan 14, 2017