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A catered Mother's Day - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author.

A catered Mother's Day - a mystery with recipes

When a prank goes horribly wrong, ending up with her old college roommate Ellen Hadley being accused of murder, caterer Bernie Simmons, along with her sister, Libby, enlists the help of Ellen's kids to solve the mystery.

May 24, 2015
A finely knit murder - a seaside knitters mystery by Goldenbaum, Sally.

A finely knit murder - a seaside knitters mystery

"Seaside Knitter Birdie Favazza is thrilled that her granddaughter, Gabby, will be visiting for the fall and attending the Sea Harbor Community Day School. Gabby loves the all-girls school, with its newly adopted progressive curriculum, and she loves that the Seaside Knitters are teaching knitting as part of the enrichment program. It's a huge success, and on crisp autumn days girls camp out on the terraces, knitting hats for charity. But not everyone is happy with the direction the school is ta

May 27, 2015
A June of ordinary murders by Brady, Conor, author.

A June of ordinary murders

"In the 1880s the Dublin Metropolitan Police classified crime in two distinct classes. Political crimes were classed as 'special,' whereas theft, robbery and even murder ... were known as 'ordinary.' [In] June 1887, the city swelters in a long summer heatwave, the criminal underworld simmers, and with it, the threat of nationalist violence is growing ... Then the mutilated bodies of a man and a child are discovered in Phoenix Park and Detective Sergeant Joe Swallow steps up to investigate ... Wi

May 24, 2015
A palette for murder by Ryan, Vanessa A.

A palette for murder

May 27, 2015
A stitch in crime - a Hattie Lehtinen mystery by Yost, Ann.

A stitch in crime - a Hattie Lehtinen mystery

May 27, 2015
A study in death by Huber, Anna Lee.

A study in death

May 27, 2015
A winsome murder by DeVita, James, author.

A winsome murder

"A serial killer brings bloody murder to the pastoral Wisconsin town of Winsome Bay, requiring the expertise of detective James Mangan, a hard-bitten Chicago cop with an unexpected knowledge of Shakespeare."--

May 27, 2015
After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel by Castillo, Linda

After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel

May 27, 2015
An ice cold grave by Harris, Charlaine.

An ice cold grave

May 27, 2015
Anatomy of evil by Thomas, Will, 1958-

Anatomy of evil

"Cyrus Barker is undoubtedly England's premiere private enquiry agent. With the help of his assistant Thomas Llewelyn, he's developed an enviable reputation for discreetly solving some of the toughest, most consequential cases in recent history. But one evening in 1888, Robert Anderson, the head of Scotland Yard's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), appears at Barker's office with an offer. A series of murders in the Whitechapel area of London are turning the city upside down, with tremendo

May 27, 2015
And sometimes I wonder about you by Mosley, Walter, author.

And sometimes I wonder about you

Investigating the murder of a client he initially refused to help, Leonid navigates difficult personal elements in his own life while uncovering dark secrets about the victim's old-money family and its missing heiress.

May 27, 2015
Antiques swap by Allan, Barbara, author.

Antiques swap

"It happened at Serenity's swap meet, right after Brandy Borne and her ever-more-eccentric mother Vivian finished shooting the pilot for their very own TV show, Antiques Sleuths. Brandy just, well, lost her balance and fell...into the helpful arms of an old flame, local tycoon Wesley Sinclair III. But did Brandy's innocent slip lead to the murder of Wesley's wife, Vanessa?"--Jacket.

May 27, 2015
Ashes to Ashes by Duffy, Margaret

Ashes to Ashes

May 27, 2015
Asylum - a novel by de Beauvoir, Jeannette, author.

Asylum - a novel

"Martine LeDuc is the director of PR for the mayor's office in Montreal. When four women are found brutally murdered and shockingly posed on park benches throughout the city over several months, Martine's boss fears a PR disaster for the still busy tourist season, and Martine is now also tasked with acting as liaison between the mayor and the police department. The women were of varying ages, backgrounds and bodytypes and seemed to have nothing in common. Yet the macabre presentation of their bo

May 27, 2015
Bite the biscuit by Johnston, Linda O.

Bite the biscuit

Veterinary technician Carrie Kennersly has become known for offering healthy dog treats at the clinic where she works. So when the owner of the local bakery moves away, Carrie jumps at the chance to buy the business and convert half of it into the Barkery, a shop where she can make and sell her canine delights.

May 27, 2015
Bitter Creek by Bowen, Peter, 1945- author.

Bitter Creek

Lieutenant John Patchen has come to Montana to persuade Chappie Plaquemines, his former gunnery sergeant in Iraq and the son of Gabriel Du Pre´'s girlfriend, to accept the Navy Cross. First, however, Du Pre´ and Patchen must find the wounded marine, who was last seen drinking heavily in the Toussaint Saloon. They locate him soon enough, disheveled and stinking of stale booze, but a sobering visit to a medicine man's sweat lodge reveals a much greater mystery: the unsolved case of a band of Me´ti

May 27, 2015
Black run - a novel by Manzini, Antonio, 1964-

Black run - a novel

May 27, 2015
Black Tide Rising by Mcmillen, R. J.

Black Tide Rising

May 27, 2015
Blaze away by James, Bill, 1929- author.

Blaze away

Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur feels a sort of warmth towards Jack Lamb, a brilliantly prosperous but profoundly dodgy fine arts dealer. Lamb is the greatest informant Harpur has ever dealt with--might be the greatest informant any police officer has ever dealt with--and although Jack ended this arrangement some time ago, Harpur still feels indebted to him. Lamb's posh manor house is stuffed with expensive paintings, ripe for the pinching...and small-time thief George Dinnick and hi

May 21, 2015
Bloody royal prints by Williams, Reba.

Bloody royal prints

May 27, 2015
Bodice of Evidence by Parra, Nancy J.

Bodice of Evidence

May 27, 2015
Bone to be wild by Haines, Carolyn.

Bone to be wild

"Sarah Booth Delaney is heartbroken: her fiance´ Graf Milieu has decided to move to Hollywood permanently, leaving their relationship in shambles. Sarah Booth has a perfect distraction, however, in the form of the Black and Orange Halloween ball her best friends are throwing in New Orleans. Sarah Booth plans to dance the night away to the swinging tunes of her old flame Scott Hampton's blues band. But just as the party gets going, Scott receives a mysterious message that threatens his life and t

May 27, 2015
Burnt river by Salvalaggio, Karin, author.

Burnt river

"When Detective Macy Greeley is called to Wilmington Creek, a sleepy ranching community in northern Montana, she expects an open-and-shut, if high-profile, murder case. What greets her is anything but. John Dalton, a soldier returned home from serving in Afghanistan, has been shot dead in an alleyway outside a local bar. Macy can't see any obvious motive for the attack, but John's closest friends and his twin sister Jessie have been keeping secrets. With a series of wildfires pushing the area's

May 27, 2015
Burnt Siena - a Flora Garibaldi art history mystery by Wisseman, Sarah Underhill.

Burnt Siena - a Flora Garibaldi art history mystery

"In the magical and historically rich city of Siena, Italy, old paintings are as common as cobblestones. But what if some of those paintings are forgeries? And what if your employers at a respected firm of art conservators might be smuggling antiquities? After colleague and roommate Ernst Mann is found dead in the street below their apartment balcony, Flora Garibaldi suspects her bosses are crooks and that her new job is disintegrating into desiccated paint flakes. Burnt Sienna is a suspensefu

May 27, 2015
Bushel Full of Murder by Shelton, Paige

Bushel Full of Murder

May 27, 2015
Bye, bye love by Larsen, K. J.

Bye, bye love

Chicago's Pants on Fire Detective Agency targets liars and cheats. But PI Cat DeLuca is once again up to her smokin' skinny jeans in murder. Discovering a body while out running, Cat is assaulted before she can call 911. When she comes to, the killer is gone--and so is the body. When the police don't credit her story, Cat decides to go after the murderer herself.

May 21, 2015
Camille by Lemaître, Pierre, 1951- author.

Camille

"Anne Forestier finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time when she is trapped in the middle of a [jewelry store raid]. Shot three times, she is lucky to survive--and morbidly unlucky to remember the face of her assailant. Followed home from her hospital bed, Anne is in grave danger. But one thing stands in her favor--a dangerously vengeful partner, carrying the scars of devastating loss, who will break all the rules to protect the woman he loves: Commandant Camille Verhoeven"--Amazon.co

May 27, 2015
Capital Crimes - London Mysteries; a British Library Crime Classic by Edwards, Martin

Capital Crimes - London Mysteries; a British Library Crime Classic

May 27, 2015
Cardington Crescent by Perry, Anne.

Cardington Crescent

May 27, 2015
Chasm by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949- author.

Chasm

"While teaching on a trip to the Grand Canyon, Frankie MacFarlane is attacked and tries to escape the canyons, eventually up against ecoterrorist wannabes trying to destroy one of the exits"--

May 27, 2015
Checked out - a dead-end job mystery by Viets, Elaine, 1950-

Checked out - a dead-end job mystery

"Shhh...in the newest hardcover in the national bestselling Dead-End Job Mystery series, Helen Hawthorne quietly goes undercover at a local library to search for a missing masterpiece. Wealthy socialite Elizabeth Cateman Kingsley has hired Helen to find a missing John Singer Sargent painting, owned by her late father. After his death, many of Davis Cateman's books were donated to the Flora Park library, and his daughter suspects the small watercolor-worth millions-was tucked away inside one of t

May 27, 2015
Collared for Murder - A Pet Botique Mystery by Knox, Annie

Collared for Murder - A Pet Botique Mystery

May 27, 2015
Corrupted memory - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962-

Corrupted memory - a Tucker mystery

May 27, 2015
Dead Certainty by Wilson, Glenis

Dead Certainty

May 27, 2015
Dead in the water - a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Dunn, Carola.

Dead in the water - a Daisy Dalrymple mystery

While staying with relatives in Henley-on-Thames to cover the Henley Royal Regatta for an American magazine, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple is drawn into the investigation of the mysterious death of one of the racers following a publicly heated argument with his chief rival.

May 27, 2015
Deadly desires at Honeychurch Hall by Dennison, Hannah, author.

Deadly desires at Honeychurch Hall

"When the body of a transport minister is discovered in the grounds on Honeychurch Hall, suspicion about his unusual demise naturally falls on the folks in the village. After all, who could possibly want a high-speed train line built in their front yard? News of the murder soon reaches our heroine Kat Stanford's nemesis Trudy Wynne. A ruthless tabloid journalist and the ex-wife of Kat's discarded lover, Trudy is out for revenge. She is also interested in exposing--and humiliating--Kat's mother I

May 27, 2015
Deadly Election - A Flavia Albia Mystery by Davis, Lindsey

Deadly Election - A Flavia Albia Mystery

May 27, 2015
Death Assemblage by Miller, Susan Cummins

Death Assemblage

May 27, 2015
Death at Dovecote Hatch by Cannell, Dorothy, author.

Death at Dovecote Hatch

November, 1932. Still reeling from the recent murder at Mullings, country estate of the wealthy Stodmarsh family, the peaceful little village of Dovecote Hatch is about to be rocked by news of another violent death. When mild-mannered Kenneth Tenneson is found dead from a fall down the stairs at his home, the coroner's inquest announces a verdict of accidental death. Florence Norris, however -the quietly observant housekeeper at Mullings - suspects there may be more to it than that. Florence's s

May 27, 2015
Death at Gills Rock - a Dave Cubiak Door County mystery by Skalka, Patricia, author.

Death at Gills Rock - a Dave Cubiak Door County mystery

May 27, 2015
Death at Tammany Hall by O'Brien, Charles

Death at Tammany Hall

May 27, 2015
Death at wentwater court - the first Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Dunn, Carola.

Death at wentwater court - the first Daisy Dalrymple mystery

"No stranger to sprawling country estates, wealthy Daisy Dalrymple is breaking new ground in having scandalously traded silver spoon for pen and camera to cover a story for Town and Country magazine. But her planned interviews with the inhabitants of Wentwater Court give way to interrogation after suave Lord Stephen Astwick meets a dire fate on the tranquil skating pond. Armed with evidence that his fate was anything but accidental, Daisy joins forces with Scotland Yard to examine an esteemed co

May 27, 2015
Death by Coffee by Erickson, Alex

Death by Coffee

May 26, 2015
Death by Coffee by Erickson, Alex, author.

Death by Coffee

"When Krissy Hancock and her best friend Vicki decide to open a bookstore cafe´ in their new town of Pine Hills, they decide to call it 'Death by Coffee,' after Krissy's father's most famous mystery novel. Little do they know how well the name fits... On their very first day of business, Brendon Lawyer huffily takes his coffee...to the grave. It seems he had a severe allergy to peanuts...but how could there have been nuts in his coffee? And who stole his emergency allergy medication? Fortunately

May 27, 2015
Death ex machina by Corby, Gary.

Death ex machina

"It's the time of the Great Dionysia, the largest arts festival of the ancient world, held each year in honor of Dionysos, the god of wine. But there's a problem: A ghost is haunting Athens's grand theater. Nicolaos and his clever partner in sleuthing (and now in matrimony), the priestess Diotima, are hired to rid the theater of the ghost so that the festival can begin. With the help of Theokritos, the High Priest of Dionysos, they exorcise the ghost publicly, while secretly suspecting that a hu

May 27, 2015
Death of a Chocolate Cheater - A Food Festival Mystery by Pike, Penny

Death of a Chocolate Cheater - A Food Festival Mystery

May 27, 2015
Death of a Cupcake Queen by Hollis, Lee

Death of a Cupcake Queen

May 26, 2015
Death of a cupcake queen by Hollis, Lee, author.

Death of a cupcake queen

"As the food and cocktails columnist for the Island Times, Hayley Powell attends a lot of events--but this one will be murder. . . On the eve of her high school reunion, Hayley dreads seeing the trio of mean girls who used to torment her: Sabrina Merryweather, Nykki Temple, and former prom queen Ivy Foster. These days Ivy wears a different crown as the cupcake queen--and flaunting her success is just the icing on the cake. But maybe the prom queen should have been voted Most Likely to Die. At th

May 27, 2015
Death of a gossip by Beaton, M. C, author.

Death of a gossip

Police Constable Hamish Macbeth is called in to investigate the death of the unpopular Lady Jane, a malicious gossip and student at the Lochdubh School of Casting, Salmon and Trout Fishing in the Scottish Highlands.

May 27, 2015
Death of an Outsider by Beaton, M. C.

Death of an Outsider

May 27, 2015
Death wears a beauty mask - and other stories by Clark, Mary Higgins, author.

Death wears a beauty mask - and other stories

A collection of short stories by the "Queen of Suspense" features her first published short story, "Stowaway."

May 24, 2015
Deception on all accounts by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

Deception on all accounts

Sadie Walela, a Cherokee banker in northeastern Oklahoma, is thrust into the role of amateur sleuth after a spate of branch robberies leaves several colleagues dead and her career in critical condition.

May 27, 2015
Decider by Francis, Dick.

Decider

"Inheriting a small share in a successful racetrack means trouble for architect Lee Morris, especially when he finds himself in the middle of a family feud - and the target of a ruthless killer..."--back cover.

May 27, 2015
Detachment fault by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Detachment fault

Tucson geologist Frankie MacFarlane, her brother Jamie, and Jamie's girlfriend, Carla, are detained by the Mexican authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border when they try to return home after discovering a body while on a fishing trip. While they are being questioned, Carla disappears, a mystery that may be connected to the later murder of one of Frankie's students.

May 27, 2015
Distant blood by Abbott, Jeff.

Distant blood

Thanks to a newfound connection with his natural father, librarian Jordan Poteet is suddenly a member of a rich Texas dynasty. But a series of poison-pen letters warns him to stay away from the Goertz family reunion on a Gulf Coast island.

May 27, 2015
Don't go home by Hart, Carolyn G.

Don't go home

"Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand mystery bookstore, is hosting a party to celebrate successful Southern literary icon--and former Broward's Rock resident--Alex Griffith and his bestselling new novel, "Don't Go Home." But after the local paper announces that Griffith aims to reveal the real-life inspirations behind his characters, perhaps the author should take his own advice. Not everyone in town is ready to give him a glowing review. As Annie attempts damage control, her friend Mari

May 27, 2015
Down among the dead men - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter.

Down among the dead men - a Peter Diamond investigation

May 27, 2015
Dragon's lair - a medieval mystery by Penman, Sharon Kay, author.

Dragon's lair - a medieval mystery

When her son Richard is held for ransom in an Austrian dungeon and Prince John plots with the French king to prevent Richard's return, Queen Eleanor sends Justin de Quincy into Wales to recover a ransom payment that has gone missing.

May 27, 2015
Dry bones by Johnson, Craig, 1961-

Dry bones

Wyoming's beloved lawman must solve his coldest case yet when a T. rex skeleton surfaces--along with a dead rancher--in Absaroka County.

May 27, 2015
Eleven on Top by Evanovich, Janet

Eleven on Top

May 27, 2015
Elimination by Gorman, Edward, author.

Elimination

May 27, 2015
Exit stage left by Ison, Graham, author.

Exit stage left

Detective Chief Inspector Brock investigates the murder of a well-known actor When the body of Lancelot Foley, a well-known actor, is discovered in an excavation in a fashionable Chelsea street one snowy February morning, Detective Chief Inspector Harry Brock is assigned the case. Is the dead man's wife, fellow actress Vanessa Drummond, as innocent as she would like the police to believe? As Brock - aided by Detective Sergeant Dave Poole and Kate Ebdon, his Australian-born detective inspector -

May 27, 2015
False tongues by Charles, Kate, author.

False tongues

"Reverend Callie Anson returns to her theological college for a reunion while in London her partner, police officer Mark Lombardi, investigates the stabbing of a gifted teenager."--

May 24, 2015
Farmed and dangerous by Maxwell, Edith, author.

Farmed and dangerous

Cam is finding the New Year just as hectic as the old one. Her sometimes rocky relationship with Chef Jake Ericsson is in a deep freeze, she's struggling to provide the promised amount of food to the subscribers in her first winter CSA, and her new greenhouse might just collapse from the weight of the snow. Supplying fresh ingredients for a dinner at the local assisted living facility seems like the least of her worries--until one of the elderly residents dies after eating some of her produce"--

May 27, 2015
Fast shuffle - a novel by Black, David, 1945-

Fast shuffle - a novel

"An old-school PI is plunged into modern danger and conspiracy in Fast Shuffle, a gripping mystery from TV screenwriter and producer David Black. Harry Dickinson is a used car salesman who dreams of being a private detective. His girlfriend, Friday, finds this charming, though she warns him not to get carried away. The local cops are becoming fed up with him. His sister and brother-in-law think he's unstable and too old for such fantasies. They want him locked up. When Harry stumbles upon the c

May 27, 2015
Fat Cat Spreads Out by Cantrell, Janet

Fat Cat Spreads Out

May 27, 2015
Fillet of murder by Reilly, Linda S., author.

Fillet of murder

"Talia Marby serves up delectable English deep fried fare in the heart of the Berkshires--but she soon discovers there's something fishy going on...Sometimes in this life, you have to fish or cut bait. After walking away from a miserable job and an even worse boyfriend, Talia Marby has no regrets. She's returned to her hometown and is happy to help her dear friend Bea Lambert by working at Lambert's Fish & Chips, a cornerstone of a charming shopping plaza designed to resemble an old English vill

May 27, 2015
Flourless to stop him by Parra, Nancy J.

Flourless to stop him

It's never a good time for a crisis. Toni's busy whipping up gluten-free holiday treats when a murder forces her to put baking on the back burner. A dead man has been found in the bathtub of a local inn--in a room registered to her brother, Tim. With her sibling now a prime suspect in a mysterious homicide, Toni is determined to find out who set him up.

May 27, 2015
Fracture by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Fracture

"Now reunited, Frankie MacFarlane and Philo Dain attempt to recover the Dain coin collection stolen by Philo's murdered aunt. As they follow the trail, Frankie and Philo unearth secrets from Philo's past and discover a treasure hidden from the world for nearly two hundred years"--Provided by publisher.

May 27, 2015
From Bruges With Love by Aspe, Pieter/ Doyle, Brian (TRN)

From Bruges With Love

May 27, 2015
Glycerine by Ryan, Garry, 1953- author.

Glycerine

Detective Lane and his new rookie partner, Nigel Li, are responsible for investigating the death of a migrant work while also dealing with a potential terror attack just days before the beginning of the Calgary Stampede.

May 21, 2015
Gone and done it - a dreamwalker mystery by Toussaint, Maggie.

Gone and done it - a dreamwalker mystery

While planting a cherry tree, landscaper Baxley Powell discovers a human skull buried in the sand. After calling the sheriff, Baxley uses her dreamwalking abilities to get a jump-start on identifying the victim. Then deputies arrive, and, believing she's tampering with evidence, taser her. Emotions flare, but the sheriff agrees to hire her as a consultant. With a daughter to support and bills she can't pay, Baxley is motivated to succeed. Things get dicey when she unearths a murder victim o

May 21, 2015
Goose in the pond by Fowler, Earlene.

Goose in the pond

After the murder of the library storyteller, Benni discovers that Mother Goose was telling more than fairytales and was capable of telling secrets that destroy lives.

May 27, 2015
Grave consequences by Thurlo, David, author.

Grave consequences

"Just as Charlie Henry thinks life might have calmed down, he finds himself in the middle of a dangerous case involving a beautiful silver-and-turquoise necklace with a mysterious history. When a young Navajo man shows up at FOB Pawn, claiming the necklace is a family heirloom of his girlfriend, Charlie is skeptical. No claim ticket, no exchange. But when the same young man returns with reinforcements--and guns--it's clear that there's more to his story than originally appears. This necklace qui

May 27, 2015
Green Hell by Bruen, Ken

Green Hell

May 27, 2015
Her Majesty's mischief - a Simon & Elizabeth mystery by Herring, Peg.

Her Majesty's mischief - a Simon & Elizabeth mystery

"Simon Maldon is sent by Queen Elizabeth to form an honest assessment of the Scottish queen's character. With Simon gone, his son Henry, wife Hannah, and old friend Calkin delve into the murder of Simon's brother-in-law, Will Clark. Determined to hide his crimes, the killer is willing even eager to murder again. Simon faces his own trials when Scottish outlaws capture his party. In order to thwart their leader's grandiose schemes, Simon must escape and make his way to Edinburgh. Will the rough

May 27, 2015
Hiss and tell by Donally, Claire, author.

Hiss and tell

"In this Sunny & Shadow Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Last Licks, a fat-cat wedding is making waves in Kittery Harbor, Maine. Political heiress Priscilla Kingsbury is about to marry Carson de Kruk, son of business mogul Augustus de Kruk, at the Kingsburys' waterfront compound. For reporter Sunny Coolidge, an assignment from the Harbor Courier to cover the event is like catnip. But when Sunny photographs men pulling the body of a dead woman out of the water, the Kingsburys

May 27, 2015
Hoodoo by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Hoodoo

"After an environmental lawyer, a copper mining executive, and an ethnobotanist are killed, geologist Frankie MacFarlane becomes a suspect. Frankie must decipher interlocking puzzles to clear her name and to find the killer in a mystery that involves theconflict between mining and land values in the Southwest"--Provided by publisher.

May 27, 2015
Horoscope - the astrology murders - a novel by Frontiere, Georgia.

Horoscope - the astrology murders - a novel

May 27, 2015
Ice run by Hamilton, Steve, 1961-

Ice run

A romantic weekend at an old luxury hotel turns to terror for private detective Alex McKnight and police officer Natalie Reynaud when they receive an ominous message in their hotel room that hints at a dark Reynaud family secret.

May 27, 2015
In the frame by Francis, Dick.

In the frame

A successful painter who loves going to the track finds himself in the biggest race of his life as he works to clear his cousin's name of murder- and trap a ruthless killer before the killer traps him.

May 21, 2015
Innocent blood - a John Jordan mystery by Lister, Michael, 1968- author.

Innocent blood - a John Jordan mystery

When he was twelve years old he came face to face with the man who would be convicted of the Atlanta Child Murders. Six years later, John returned to Atlanta determined to discover who was truly responsible for all the slaughtered innocents.

May 21, 2015
Innocent blood by James, P. D.

Innocent blood

Philippa Palfrey's fantasy about her past is shattered when her adoptive family reveals the truth about her parents and their connection to a long-ago murder.

May 27, 2015
Kansas troubles by Fowler, Earlene.

Kansas troubles

After a whirlwind marriage to police chief Gabe Ortiz, quilter and amateur sleuth Benni Harper joins her husband on a trip to his Kansas hometown, only to become caught up in the investigation into the murder of quilter, aspiring country singer, and former Amish wife Tyler Brown.

May 27, 2015
Killer in high heels by Halliday, Gemma.

Killer in high heels

All bets are off when L.A. shoe designer Maddie Springer arrives in Sin City to find her MIA father and encounters a group of aging drag queens, an organized crime ring smuggling fake Prada pumps, a killer, and a sexy LAPD cop.

May 27, 2015
Killing club by Walsh, Marcie

Killing club

May 27, 2015
Last words by Zahradnik, Rich, author.

Last words

May 27, 2015
Little pretty things by Rader-Day, Lori, 1973-

Little pretty things

"OLD RIVALRIES NEVER DIE. BUT SOME RIVALS DO. Juliet Townsend is used to losing. Back in high school, she lost every track team race to her best friend, Madeleine Bell. Ten years later, she's still running behind, stuck in a dead-end job cleaning rooms at the Mid-Night Inn, a one-star motel that attracts only the cheap or the desperate. But what life won't provide, Juliet takes. Then one night, Maddy checks in. Well-dressed, flashing a huge diamond ring, and as beautiful as ever, Maddy has it

May 27, 2015
Love's alchemy - A John Donne mystery by Crockett, Bryan.

Love's alchemy - A John Donne mystery

Donne is summoned to meet with Cecil, who suborns the struggling poet as a spy to infiltrate the underground network of English Catholics, seeking Jesuit priests. But Donne wants no part of any spying. He sets out instead to outwit Cecil as he journeys with Lady Bedford's crafty old manservant through dangerous territory, surviving plots and threats by his wits, aid from the quick-spirited Anne, and a strong dose of gallows humor.

May 27, 2015
Maiden Lane by Januska, Michael

Maiden Lane

May 27, 2015
Marry, Kiss, Kill by Flett-giordano, Anne

Marry, Kiss, Kill

May 27, 2015
Ming tea murder by Childs, Laura.

Ming tea murder

Normally Theodosia wouldn't attend a black tie affair for all the tea in China. But she can hardly say no to her hunky, handsome boyfriend, Max, who directs public relations for the Gibbes Museum in Charleston. Max has organized an amazing gala opening for an exhibit of a genuine eighteenth century Chinese teahouse, and the creme de la creme of Charleston society is invited. In the exotic garden staged in the museum's rotunda, a Chinese dragon dances to the beat of drums as it weaves through the

May 27, 2015
Mr Campion's fox by Allingham, Margery, 1904-1966.

Mr Campion's fox

The Danish Ambassador has requested Albert Campion's help on "a delicate family matter." His 18-year-old daughter has formed an attachment to a most unsuitable young man. Before Mr Campion can act on the matter however, both the Ambassador's daughter and her beau disappear without trace. Then a body is discovered in a lagoon.

May 27, 2015
Mr. Monk and the two assistants - a novel by Goldberg, Lee, 1962-

Mr. Monk and the two assistants - a novel

OCD detective Adrian Monk, coping with the conflict between two different female assistants--his former aide, Sharona, who returns after her ne'er-do-well husband is arrested for murder, and his new assistant, Natalie--finds himself up against a clever killer.

May 27, 2015
Murder at Beechwood by Maxwell, Alyssa

Murder at Beechwood

May 26, 2015
Murder at Beechwood by Maxwell, Alyssa, author.

Murder at Beechwood

Having turned down the proposal of Derrick Andrews, Emma Cross has no imminent plans for matrimony--let alone motherhood. But when she discovers an infant left on her doorstep, she naturally takes the child into her care. Using her influence as a cousin to the Vanderbilts and a society page reporter for the "Newport Observer", Emma launches a discreet search for the baby's mother. But as Emma navigates dark undercurrents of scandalous indiscretions and violent passions, she'll need to watch her

May 27, 2015
Murder in Ely - a third-culture kid mystery by Nelson, D. L., 1942-

Murder in Ely - a third-culture kid mystery

May 27, 2015
Murder in Piccadilly by Kingston, Charles/ Edwards, Martin (INT)

Murder in Piccadilly

May 27, 2015
Murder in the Queen's garden by Carmack, Amanda, author.

Murder in the Queen's garden

"1559. Elizabeth has been on the throne for six months, and life in England seems newly golden. But for the Royal Court, murder and betrayal are foretold in the stars.... Kate Haywood, the young queen's personal musician, has been keeping busy playing for a merry round of summer parties where famed astrologer Dr. John Dee and his fantastic horoscopes are all the rage. However, Elizabeth's favorite stargazer fails to predict the discovery of a skeleton in the queen's garden--and that the victim's

May 27, 2015
Murder on Amsterdam Avenue - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.), author.

Murder on Amsterdam Avenue - a gaslight mystery

"In the midst of Sarah and Frank's wedding preparations, Sarah accompanies her mother on a condolence call to the Upper West Side, where Charles Fairfax, the son of family friends, has died unexpectedly after suffering from a mysterious disease. It is a tragic and all-too-common story or so it seems. Charles's father asks to speak with Sarah privately. He believes his son was poisoned and would like Sarah and Frank to look into the matter with the utmost discretion. Putting their own persona

May 27, 2015
Murder on the bucket list by Perona, Elizabeth, 1956-

Murder on the bucket list

May 27, 2015
Murder with a twist by Kiely, Tracy.

Murder with a twist

"Nic and Nigel Martini are visiting New York to attend a cousin's birthday gala, but when the birthday girl's gold-digging cad of a husband goes missing, the social event of the season may turn into a story for the scandal sheets. Nigel's condescending aunt begs Nic to find sleazy Leo, despite the fact that it would be better for everyone if he just stayed lost. Trailing a married bachelor with a penchant for trouble can be downright deadly. Assisted by Nigel and their bull mastiff, Nic must tan

May 27, 2015
Musseled out by Ross, Barbara, 1953- author.

Musseled out

"The busy summer tourist season is winding down in Busman's Harbor, Maine, but Julia Snowden senses trouble simmering for the Snowden Family Clambake Company. Shifty David Thwing--the "Mussel King" of upscale seafood restaurants--is sniffing around town for a new location. But serving iffy clams turns out to be the least of his troubles...When Thwing is found sleeping with the fishes beneath a local lobsterman's boat, the police quickly finger Julia's brother-in-law Sonny as the one who cooked u

May 24, 2015
Neighing with fire by O'Sullivan, Kathryn, author.

Neighing with fire

"Fire Chief Colleen McCabe is enjoying a quiet summer and her budding romance with Sheriff Bill Dorman. However, her peaceful start to the tourist season is shattered when a tropical storm blows through Corolla and unearths a body buried under a vacation home boardwalk. When callous land developer Denny Custis dies in a suspicious fire, Colleen has a hunch the two deaths are linked. As she and Bill investigate, they discover that virtually everyone, including Colleen, has had a beef or run-in wi

May 27, 2015
Never look back by Donoghue, Clare.

Never look back

"Three young women have been found brutally murdered in south London, their bodies discarded in plain view, the victims only yards away from help during each attack. And each time, the murderer gets a little bit bolder. Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer is the head of homicide on the South London police force, and with three bodies on his watch and a killer growing in confidence, he and DS Jane Bennett are frantically trying to find the link between these seemingly isolated incidents. Slowly, the

May 21, 2015
Noontime follies by Gunn, Elizabeth, 1927- author.

Noontime follies

Rutherford's Property Crimes division is on a hot streak. Having recently attracted a string of New Science businesses, the town has had fourteen office break-ins in just five days, though nothing seems to have been taken. A series of threatening notes are left by an environmental group, and curiosity soon turns to alarm when a lead scientist is found dead at his desk at one of the invasion sites. As the small start-ups that received the messages are damaged and frightened by sneak attacks, Jake

May 27, 2015
Oh say can you fudge by Coco, Nancy.

Oh say can you fudge

May 24, 2015
Once burned by Boyle, Gerry, 1956- author.

Once burned

"There's something smoldering in the drop-dead pretty town of Sanctuary, Maine, and veteran crime reporter Jack McMorrow is back to sniff it out. In this long-awaited tenth installment of the wildly popular McMorrow mystery series, best-selling author Gerry Boyle crafts a smoking-hot story that will keep you riveted until the very last page. For the moment, life is briefly as it should be for Jack McMorrow: He and his wife Roxanne have retreated from the stress and danger of their day jobs to ra

May 27, 2015
Once upon a Crime by Brackston, P. J.

Once upon a Crime

May 27, 2015
One foot in the grape by O'Neil, Carlene, author.

One foot in the grape

"In California wine country, the town of Cypress Cove may seem peaceful. But someone's about to pop their cork...After losing her job as a photojournalist, Penny Lively is trying to get her life back in focus. Inheriting the family winery from her late aunt may be the fresh start she needs. Thankfully she's got her niece Hayley and her handsome winery manager Connor to help. But the person in need of more urgent assistance is Antonia Martinelli, the owner of the neighboring winery, who has her o

May 27, 2015
Open Grave - A Mystery by Eriksson, Kjell/ Norlen, Paul (TRN)

Open Grave - A Mystery

May 27, 2015
Privy to the Dead by Connolly, Sheila

Privy to the Dead

May 27, 2015
Quarry by Collins, Max Allan

Quarry

May 27, 2015
Quarry by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Quarry

May 27, 2015
Quarry's list. by Collins, Max Allan.

Quarry's list.

"Killer-for-hire Quarry is trying to lie low when he gets a midnight visit from two other gunmen sent by an old associate. Someone wants Quarry off the scene--for keeps. Back in print, this early crime novel by the author of The Road to Perdition shows once again that nobody is harder-boiled than Quarry."--

May 27, 2015
Residue - a novel by Knipfel, Jim.

Residue - a novel

"In the nearly twenty years that Leonard Koznowski has been sheriff of Beaver Rapids, Wisconsin, he's never encountered a homicide. When the local mortician and his assistant are brutally gunned down, Leonard is thrust into a tumultuous investigation linking religion, high school athletics, the black market of body parts, unwholesome sexual proclivities, and a sinister secret society. And with deer season fast approaching, the timing could've been a hell of a lot better. Inspired by actual even

May 27, 2015
Reykjavik nights by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961- author.

Reykjavik nights

"A prequel to the Inspector Erlendur series profiles Erlendur as a young, budding detective who is introduced to Reykjavik's dark underworld while investigating the death of a homeless man."--

May 24, 2015
Robert B. Parker's kickback by Atkins, Ace, author.

Robert B. Parker's kickback

"What started out as a joke landed seventeen-year-old Dillon Yates in a lockdown juvenile facility in Boston Harbor. When he set up a prank Twitter account for his vice principal, he never dreamed he could be brought up on criminal charges, but that's exactly what happened. This is Blackburn, Massachusetts, where zero tolerance for minors is a way of life. Leading the movement is tough-as-nails Judge Joe Scali, who gives speeches about getting tough on today's wild youth. But Dillon's mother, wh

May 27, 2015
Rock with wings by Hillerman, Anne, 1949- author.

Rock with wings

Navajo Tribal cops Jim Chee and Bernadette Manuelito, and their mentor, the legendary Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, investigate two perplexing cases involving a missing woman and a drug bust gone bad.

May 27, 2015
Ruined abbey - a mystery by Emery, Anne, author.

Ruined abbey - a mystery

"It's 1989. The Troubles are raging in Ireland, bombs exploding in England. In this prequel to the Collins-Burke series, Father Brennan Burke is home in New York when news of his sister's arrest in London sends him flying across the ocean. The family troubles deepen when Brennan's cousin Conn is charged with the murder of a Special Branch detective and suspected in a terrorist plot against Westminster Abbey. The Burkes come under surveillance by the murdered cop's partner and are caught in a tan

May 27, 2015
Sacred ends by Appignanesi, Lisa, author.

Sacred ends

Paris, 1900. Comte de Landois has ordered his wife Marguerite to travel from Paris, to join him in the Loire Valley. Her journey into the pastoral quiet is shattered by the appearance of a dead man on the railway tracks. Who is he? And why does Marguerite's young traveling companion pale when she sees him? When the Comte presents Marguerite with an adopted baby, and his sudden friendship with local clerics imposes new rules and regulations on her behavior, things start to take a sinister and tro

May 27, 2015
Say no to murder by Pickard, Nancy.

Say no to murder

May 27, 2015
Scam Chowder by Corrigan, Maya

Scam Chowder

May 27, 2015
Scents and sensibility - a Chet and Bernie mystery by Quinn, Spencer.

Scents and sensibility - a Chet and Bernie mystery

May 27, 2015
Second Street Station - A Mary Handley Mystery by Levy, Lawrence H.

Second Street Station - A Mary Handley Mystery

May 27, 2015
See also murder - a Marjorie Trumaine mystery by Sweazy, Larry D.

See also murder - a Marjorie Trumaine mystery

"In 1964, a grisly murder is committed in the small town of Dickinson, North Dakota. Erik and Lida Knudsen are found murdered in their bed, their throats slit. Sheriff Hilo Jenkins is called to the scene and discovers a strange copper amulet clasped in Erik's hand. Knowing that his friend Marjorie Trumaine is a skilled researcher and professional indexer, Jenkins asks for her help in investigating the possible meaning of the amulet with its unusual markings. As she gets closer to the truth, Marj

May 27, 2015
Sense of deception - a psychic eye mystery by Laurie, Victoria.

Sense of deception - a psychic eye mystery

May 27, 2015
Seven threadly sins by Bolin, Janet, author.

Seven threadly sins

"Fashion turns killer in the latest novel from the national bestselling author of the Threadville mysteries. Threadville, Pennsylvania, is famous for its fabric, needlecraft, and embroidery, so it's only natural that it would become the home of the Threadville Academy of Design and Modeling. While Willow Vanderling has certainly never wanted to be a model, here she is, voluntarily strutting her stuff in a charity runway show in outrageous clothing, all to support the Academy's scholarship fund.

May 27, 2015
Sidney Chambers and the forgiveness of sins by Runcie, James, 1959- author.

Sidney Chambers and the forgiveness of sins

In a latest Grantchester mystery set in 1960s Cambridge, a man seeks sanctuary after killing his wife, a friend is pursued by a mysterious stranger, a man is accidentally crushed by a piano and Sydney is wrongly accused of theft.

May 27, 2015
Silent Running by Rowson, Pauline

Silent Running

May 27, 2015
Sinking suspicions by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

Sinking suspicions

"In her effort to restore balance to her neighbor's life, Sadie unravels much more than a murder"--

May 27, 2015
Six and a half deadly sins by Cotterill, Colin.

Six and a half deadly sins

"Laos, 1979: Dr. Siri Paiboun, the twice-retired ex-National Coroner of Laos, receives an unmarked package in the mail. Inside is a hand-woven pha sin, a colorful traditional skirt worn by women in certain northern Lao tribes. A lovely present, but who sent it to him, and why? And, more importantly, why is there a severed human finger stitched into the sin's lining? Siri is convinced someone is trying to send him a message, and won't let the matter rest until he's figured it out. He finagles him

May 27, 2015
Skies of ash by Hall, Rachel Howzell.

Skies of ash

"Los Angeles homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton and her partner, Colin Taggert, arrive at the scene of a tragic house fire. Juliet Chatman perished in the blaze, along with her two children. Left behind is grieving husband and father Christopher Chatman, hospitalized after trying to rescue his family. Chatman is devastated that he couldn't save them. Unless, of course, he's the one who killed them."--

May 27, 2015
Slow burn - an Andy Hayes mystery by Welsh-Huggins, Andrew.

Slow burn - an Andy Hayes mystery

Almost two years have passed since Aaron Custer supposedly set a fire at a house in Columbus that killed three college students, including the young woman with whom he had argued just hours before. Prosecutors had an ironclad case against Custer, a convicted firebug whose fingerprints were found on the lighter that started the blaze and who quickly pleaded guilty to avoid the death penalty. Private investigator and fallen Ohio State football star Andy Hayes is skeptical when Custer’s grandmother

May 27, 2015
Some like it witchy by Blake, Heather, author.

Some like it witchy

"Wishcrafter Darcy Merriweather can charm desires into reality, but as the national bestselling Wishcraft mysteries continue, she won't be able to magically avoid trouble when death holds an open house...The Enchanted Village is abuzz when the old Tavistock house finally goes up for sale. Darcy's friend Curecrafter Cherise Goodwin is hoping she will have the winning bid on the home, but Darcy can't shake the feeling that something bad is about to happen--and her magical instincts are usually rig

May 27, 2015
Someone Always Knows by Muller, Marcia

Someone Always Knows

May 27, 2015
Speaking in bones - a novel by Reichs, Kathy.

Speaking in bones - a novel

May 27, 2015
Stone cold dead - an Ellie Stone mystery by Ziskin, James W., 1960-

Stone cold dead - an Ellie Stone mystery

"December 21, 1960, the shortest day of the year: Fifteen-year-old Darleen Hicks slips away from her school bus as it idles in the junior-high parking lot, waiting to depart. Moments later the bus rumbles away without her, and she is never seen again. New Year's Eve 1960: The small upstate town of New Holland, New York, is in the grips of a severe cold snap, when Ellie Stone receives a late-night caller--Irene Metzger, the grieving mother of Darleen Hicks. She tells Ellie that the local police w

May 27, 2015
Taken for dead by Masterton, Graham, author.

Taken for dead

It is a sunny Saturday in county Cork, and an Irish wedding is in full swing. Drunk uncles are toasting the bride. The Ceilidh band have played for hours. No one could predict that the cutting of the cake would bring this wedding to a horrifying end. The severed head of Micky Crounan, local baker, is grinning gruesomely up from the bottom tier of his own cake. Katie Maguire, of the Irish Garda, is baffled - until another local businessman goes missing in horrific circumstances. Soon Katie is on

May 27, 2015
Taking pity by Mark, David John, 1977-

Taking pity

"The fourth novel in the DS McAvoy series"--

May 27, 2015
Thanksgiving angels - a Mercy Allcutt mystery by Duncan, Alice, 1945-

Thanksgiving angels - a Mercy Allcutt mystery

May 27, 2015
The American café by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

The American café

When Sadie Walela decided to pursue her childhood dream of owning a restaurant, she had no idea that murder would be on the menu. In this second book in the Sadie Walela series, our Indian Country heroine follows in the footsteps of her great-aunt Vera and discovers life as an entrepreneur is not easy. On her first day she is threatened by Pearl Mobley, the town's resident crazy woman and then Goldie Ray--the former owner of the American Cafe ;--turns up dead and Pearl confesses to the crime bef

May 27, 2015
The best American mystery stories of the century by

The best American mystery stories of the century

A collection of the best in mystery writing includes contributions by O. Henry, Dashiell Hammett, Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, Ellery Queen, James Thurber, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Sara Paretsky, John Steinbeck, and Mickey Spillane.

May 27, 2015
The black ice by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.

The black ice

L.A.P.D. detective Harry Bosch investigates the mysterious death of a narcotics officer who was reportedly selling a new drug called black ice.

May 27, 2015
The body in the birches - a Faith Fairchild mystery by Page, Katherine Hall, author.

The body in the birches - a Faith Fairchild mystery

At home on Sanpere Island, Maine, caterer and amateur sleuth Faith Fairchild discovers that real estate can be murder. After the Fourth of July celebrations are over, Faith discovers a body in the woods near The Birches, an early twentieth-century "cottage."

May 27, 2015
The body in the library - a Miss Marple mystery by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.

The body in the library - a Miss Marple mystery

When Colonel and Mrs. Bantry find the corpse of a beautiful girl in their library, they rely upon their good friend Miss Marple to solve the crime.

May 27, 2015
The burglar who counted the spoons by Block, Lawrence, author.

The burglar who counted the spoons

Burglar Bernie Rodenbarr and his lesbian sidekick Carolyn Kaiser break into houses, apartments and even a museum, in a madcap adventure replete with American Colonial silver, an F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscript, a priceless portrait, a remarkable array of buttons -- and a murder that needs to be solved.

May 27, 2015
The cabinet of curiosities by Preston, Douglas J.

The cabinet of curiosities

May 27, 2015
The Case of the Dotty Dowager by Ace, Cathy

The Case of the Dotty Dowager

May 27, 2015
The case of the Sin City sister by Hinton, J. Lynne

The case of the Sin City sister

"Years ago, Eve heard God's call to become a nun, but her recent stint moonlighting at her father's detective agency invigorates her so much that she's wrestling with her vocation. She's working with him on a case involving a miner in New Mexico when alarming news develops: her sister Dorisanne is missing. The authorities won't act without evidence of a crime, but Eve knows something suspicious -- and possibly deadly -- is afoot. Challenged to put her newfound gifts as a PI to the test, Sister E

May 27, 2015
The children return by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23- author.

The children return

"When an undercover agent tracking domestic jihadists is found murdered, it's troubling enough for Bruno's beloved village. But when this is followed by the return of Sami, a local autistic youth thought lost to Islamic extremism, provincial St. Denis suddenly becomes a front line in the global war on terror"--Dust jacket flap.

May 27, 2015
The concubine's tattoo by Rowland, Laura Joh.

The concubine's tattoo

A shogun's concubine dies in 17th century Japan, poisoned by the ink she used to tattoo her private parts. As he investigates the murder, Inspector Sano Ichiro is drawn into a world of intrigue among the shogun's women.

May 27, 2015
The Confessors' Club - A Dek Elstrom PI Mystery Set in Chicago by Fredrickson, Jack

The Confessors' Club - A Dek Elstrom PI Mystery Set in Chicago

May 27, 2015
The darkness rolling - a novel by Blevins, Winfred.

The darkness rolling - a novel

"Upon his return from World War II, Seaman Yazzie Goldman realizes that not much has changed at his family's trading post in Monument Valley--and yet everything is different. His grandfather, Moses Goldman, has suffered a debilitating stroke, and while Yazzie's mother Nizhoni is doing her best, the post is slowly falling apart. Nizhoni is thrilled that Yazzie has returned to help bring the trading post back to prosperity. Excitement comes from the nearby filming of a John Ford movie starring Hen

May 27, 2015
The devil's making by Haldane, Seán, author.

The devil's making

"Victoria, 1869. The ramshackle capital of British Columbia, the last colony in North America, where a few thousand settlers aspire to the values of the Victorian age while coexisting beside the native Indians that vastly outnumber them. That peace is challenged when a mutilated body is discovered: Dr. McCrory, an American alienist whose methods include phrenology, Mesmerism, and sexual-mystical magnetation. Chad Hobbes, recently arrived from England, is the policeman who must solve the crime"--

May 27, 2015
The Diva Steals a Chocolate Kiss by Davis, Krista

The Diva Steals a Chocolate Kiss

May 27, 2015
The doll maker by Montanari, Richard.

The doll maker

"Detectives Byrne and Balzano return to the streets of Philadelphia to put an end to a macabre succession of murdered children. A quiet Philadelphia suburb. A woman cycles past a train depot with her young daughter. There she finds a murdered girl posed on a newly painted bench. Beside her is a formal invitation to a tea dance in a week's time. Seven days later, two more young victims are discovered in an abandoned house, posed on painted swings. At the scene is an identical invitation. This tim

May 24, 2015
The fatal flame by Faye, Lyndsay, author.

The fatal flame

Reluctantly embroiled in a 1840s dispute between a corrupt Tammany Hall leader and an arsonist with an agenda, Copper Star Timothy Wilde finds his investigation challenged by his brother's decision to run for public office.

May 27, 2015
The final reveille - a living history museum mystery by Flower, Amanda.

The final reveille - a living history museum mystery

Kelsey Cambridge becomes a prime suspect when the tight-fisted nephew of her living history museum's main benefactor is murdered on the grounds amid a Civil War reenactment.

May 27, 2015
The Fraud - A Mystery by Parks, Brad

The Fraud - A Mystery

May 27, 2015
The further adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Albino's treasure by Douglas, Stuart, author.

The further adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Albino's treasure

"When anarchists attack a painting of the Prime Minister and suggest that the man himself could be next, Scotland Yard have no choice but to call in Sherlock Holmes. It is just the start of an adventure that sees Holmes and Watson on the trail of a centures-old puzzle, a puzzle that they are not alone in trying to unravel. As the master cirminal The Albino closes in on them, not to mention the mysterious Lord of Strange deaths, Holmes and Watson find themselves in a race to solve the clues and l

May 27, 2015
The gentle art of murder by Dams, Jeanne M., author.

The gentle art of murder

One late-summer's evening, before the beginning of the new term, Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired police detective Alan Newbitt, are guests at Sherebury University art department's drinks party to introduce the new teaching assistant sculptress Gillian Roberts. However, tragedy strikes on a tour of the art department, when the lift breaks down ans a corpse is discovered at the bottom of the shaft. Dorothy and Alan become involved in the ensuing investigation, putting their local knowledge

May 21, 2015
The ghost fields by Griffiths, Elly, author.

The ghost fields

"The macabre discovery of a downed WWII plane with the pilot's skeleton still inside leads Ruth and DCI Nelson to uncover a wealthy family's secrets in the seventh Ruth Galloway mystery" --

May 27, 2015
The ghost network by Disabato, Catie.

The ghost network

May 27, 2015
The harvest man by Grecian, Alex, author.

The harvest man

With Jack the Ripper on the loose and the emergence of a new serial killer called the Harvest Man, who carves people's faces off their skulls, Sergeant Nevil Hammersmith enlists the help of a criminal network to stop them.

May 27, 2015
The only good Yankee by Abbott, Jeff.

The only good Yankee

Mirabeau, Texas, is a dynamite little town--especially when toolsheds, doghouses, and mailboxes mysteriously begin to explode. So far, the sole victim is local librarian Jordan Poteet, struck by a chunk of his girlfriend's mailbox. Yet Jordy gets an even bigger jolt when his ex-girlfriend, Lorna, arrives from Boston. She's come to scoop up everybody's riverfront property--and, if possible, Jordy as well.

May 27, 2015
The postman always purls twice by Canadeo, Anne, 1955- author.

The postman always purls twice

"In the seventh installment in the Black Sheep Knitting Mystery series, the knitters see the darker side of Hollywood when Maggie's shop is used as a set for a big budget, star-studded movie"--

May 27, 2015
The ravens by Sundstøl, Vidar, 1963- author.

The ravens

"It's been a long, dark time since a gruesome discovery drew U.S. Forest Service ranger Lance Hansen into a murder investigation that is now approaching a resolution--although not to his satisfaction. In fact, the mysteries have been multiplying and getting uncomfortably close to home. On the run after a hunting expedition with his brother Andy went awry, Lance is haunted by visions of Swamper Caribou, the Ojibwe medicine man whose death a century earlier remains unexplained. Willy Dupree, Lance

May 27, 2015
The Richebourg affair by Cartmel, R. M., author.

The Richebourg affair

Who'd have thought it? Commandant Truchaud of the Paris police is used to dealing with villainy and violence in the French capital, but when he is summoned home to Burgundy on the death of his brother, he finds a seething vat of theft, fraud and cold-blooded murder fomenting beneath the serene surface of the little village of Nuits-Saint-Georges. What is hidden behind the cellar walls? Who wanted his brother dead? Why does Inspector Molleau have a loaded pistol in his desk drawer? As Truchaud di

May 27, 2015
The September Society by Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

The September Society

"In the small hours of the morning one fall day in 1866, a frantic widow visits detective Charles Lenox. Lady Annabelle's problem is simple: her beloved son, George, has vanished from his room at Oxford. When Lenox visits his alma mater to investigate he discovers a series of bizarre clues, including a murdered cat and a card cryptically referring to 'The September Society.' Then, just as Lenox realizes that the case may be deeper than it appears, a student dies, the victim of foul play."--P. [4

May 21, 2015
The Sussex Downs murder by Bude, John, 1901-1957.

The Sussex Downs murder

Already it looked as if the police were up against a carefully planned and cleverly executed murder, and, what was more, a murder without a corpse! Two brothers, John and William Rother, live together at Chalklands Farm in the beautiful Sussex Downs. Their peaceful rural life is shattered when John Rother disappears and his abandoned car is found. Has he been kidnapped? Or is his disappearance more sinister- connected, perhaps, to his growing rather too friendly with his brother's wife? Superint

May 27, 2015
The Wounded Thorn by Sampson, Fay

The Wounded Thorn

May 27, 2015
Thin air by Cleeves, Ann, author.

Thin air

"Ann Cleeves is back with the sixth book in her Shetland series featuring Inspector Jimmy Perez, whom readers will remember from Raven Black, White Nights, Red Bones, Blue Lightning, and Dead Water. A group of old university friends leave the bright lights of London and travel to Shetland to celebrate the marriage of one of their friends. But, one of them, Eleanor, disappears--apparently into thin air. It's mid-summer, a time of light nights and unexpected mists. And then Eleanor's body is disco

May 27, 2015
Thin crust killers by Cavender, Chris.

Thin crust killers

When the local bank is held up, one of its security guards is murdered during the robbery. Things get even more complicated when the note from the robber is discovered to have been written on a brand new menu from A Slice of Delight. Eleanor and Maddy must dig up the truth before it comes back to haunt them!

May 27, 2015
Truffled to Death by Aarons, Kathy

Truffled to Death

May 27, 2015
Tying the Knot - A Southern Quilting Mystery by Craig, Elizabeth

Tying the Knot - A Southern Quilting Mystery

May 27, 2015
Under the Channel by Pétel, Gilles, author.

Under the Channel

When the body of a Scotsman turns up on board a Channel Tunnel train at the Gare du Nord, Parisian detective Roland Desfeuilleres finds himself in charge of a murder investigation. This inter-city tale of changing identities is no ordinary crime novel.

May 27, 2015
Viper - no resurrection for Commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

Viper - no resurrection for Commissario Ricciardi

Springtime proffers fragrant temptations to the men and women of Naples. But evil also lurks in the sweet-smelling spring air. It is one week before Easter, Naples, 1932. At the high-class brothel in the center of town known as Paradiso, Viper, the most famous prostitute of all, is found dead. Suffocated with a pillow. Her last client swears that when he left her she was alive and well. But when her next client arrived, he found her dead. Who killed her and why? Ricciardi has to untangle a compl

May 21, 2015
Walking by Night by Ellis, Kate

Walking by Night

May 27, 2015
When the song of the angels is stilled by Croyle, A. S.

When the song of the angels is stilled

"It is Spring, 1874, and twenty-year-old Sherlock Holmes is a lonely, mopey, friendless Oxford student. He attends classes and spends countless solitary hours conducting chemical experiments, reading, and playing his violin. Suddenly, his life changes because of a serendipitous moment on campus. While walking on the grounds of the university and practicing fencing moves with his foil, he encounters Victor Trevor and his sweetheart, Poppy Stamford, younger sister of the man who will one day intro

May 27, 2015
Windswept by Ryan, Patricia, author.

Windswept

When her fiance is delayed in London, Emily Harrington sets off on their long-awaited vacation to the exclusive Caribbean resort of Island Bluffs on her own. Fearing boredom, she is pleasantly surprised to discover that this romantic resort is filled with fascinating people: Roger Stirhew, a foremost travel writer, whose pernicious wit and words prove deadly; his disillusioned wife Jessica; Marietta St. John, an ageing society columnist; Nora, her devoted companion; Jon Peterson, an eager young

May 27, 2015