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The Pot Thief Who Studied Pythagoras by Orenduff, J. Michael

The Pot Thief Who Studied Pythagoras

Jun 21, 2016
Chaos - a Scarpetta novel. by Cornwell, Patricia.

Chaos - a Scarpetta novel.

Jun 22, 2016
Murder frames the scene - a Hawaiʻi mystery by Kneubuhl, Victoria N. (Victoria Nalani), author.

Murder frames the scene - a Hawaiʻi mystery

Murder Frames the Scene is Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl's third novel in her Hawaii Mystery series featuring her two sleuths, part-Hawaiian Mina Beckwith and her fiance, part-Samoan Ned Manusia. Mina Beckwith, currently an out-of-work journalist, and Ned Manusia, an accomplished playwright who sometimes serves the British government in behind-the-scenes operations, find themselves unraveling a deadly web of espionage and murder. As the story opens, Ned is in Japanese occupied Shanghai, where he has

Jun 23, 2016
Murder comes by mail - a Hidden Springs mystery by Gabhart, Ann H., 1947- author.

Murder comes by mail - a Hidden Springs mystery

"Deputy Sheriff Michael Keane doesn't particularly enjoy being touted as the hero of Hidden Springs after pulling a suicidal man back from the edge of the Eagle River bridge in front of dozens of witnesses--a few of whom caught the breathtaking moments with their cameras. But the media hype doesn't last long as a new story pushes its way into the public consciousness of Hidden Springs' concerned citizens. Photos of a dead girl arrive in the mail, and Michael becomes convinced she was murdered

Jun 23, 2016
Dead loudmouth by Houston, Victoria, 1945- author.

Dead loudmouth

"A Wisconsin detective must solve a double murder and rescue a kidnapped child"--

Jun 23, 2016
Aunt Dimity and the buried treasure by Atherton, Nancy, author.

Aunt Dimity and the buried treasure

"While exploring the attic in her cottage near the small English village of Finch, Lori Shepherd makes an extraordinary discovery: a gleaming gold and garnet bracelet that had once belonged to Aunt Dimity. When Lori shows the garnet bracelet to Aunt Dimity, it awakens poignant memories of a doomed romance in Aunt Dimity's youth. Regretfully, Aunt Dimity asks Lori to do what she could not: return the bracelet to her unsuccessful suitor--setting Lori off on an adventure through London--and through

Jun 23, 2016
Should have played poker by Goldstein, Debra H., author.

Should have played poker

"Carrie Martin's precarious balancing of her corporate law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home is upset when her mother appears, out of the blue, in Carrie's office twenty-six years after abandoning her family. Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and the confession she once considered killing Carrie's father. Carrie seeks answers about her past from her father prior to facing what is in the envelope. Before she can reach his room, she finds her mother m

Jun 23, 2016
Sister Eve and the Blue Nun by Hinton, Lynne, author.

Sister Eve and the Blue Nun

"When Sister Eve returns to the monastery, the last thing she expects there is murder. After solving several mysteries with her father at the Divine Private Detective Agency, Sister Eve finds herself torn between her calling as a nun and the thrill that comes with detecting. She knows she's been using her father's health as an excuse to extend her leave of absence from the monastery, but that excuse is running thin. She prays that a return visit to the monastery for a conference on the Blue Nun

Jun 23, 2016
Borrowing Death by Pegau, Cathy

Borrowing Death

Jun 23, 2016
Wedding Bel blues by McConnon, Maggie, author.

Wedding Bel blues

Jun 24, 2016
Tomb of the Golden Bird by Peters, Elizabeth

Tomb of the Golden Bird

Jun 24, 2016
Cold Blood Hot Sea by D'avanzo, Charlene

Cold Blood Hot Sea

Jun 24, 2016
Woof at the door by Morrigan, Laura.

Woof at the door

Jun 24, 2016
The Pot Thief Who Studied Ptolemy by Orenduff, J. Michael

The Pot Thief Who Studied Ptolemy

Jun 24, 2016
The Pot Thief Who Studied Einstein by Orenduff, J. Michael

The Pot Thief Who Studied Einstein

Jun 24, 2016
Mortal fall - a novel of suspense by Carbo, Christine, author.

Mortal fall - a novel of suspense

"A wildlife biologist's shocking death leads to chilling discoveries about a home for troubled teens in Christine Carbo's haunting and compelling new crime novel set in the wilds of Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park police officer Monty Harris knows that each summer at least one person--be it a reckless, arrogant climber or a distracted hiker--will meet tragedy in the park. But Paul "Wolfie" Sedgewick's fatal fall from the sheer cliffs near Going-To-the-Sun Road is incomprehensible. W

Jun 26, 2016
Margaret Truman's deadly medicine - a capital crimes novel by Bain, Donald, 1935- author.

Margaret Truman's deadly medicine - a capital crimes novel

If someone in the pharmaceutical industry came upon a cheaper, non-addictive, and more effective painkiller, would he kill for it? Washington D.C. private detective Robert "Don't call me Bobby" Brixton, along with his mentors, attorneys Mac and Annabel Smith, discover that the answer is a resounding "Yes," as they try to help Jayla King, a medical researcher at a small D.C. pharmaceutical firm, carry on the work of her father. His experiments in the jungles of Papua New Guinea in search of such

Jun 26, 2016
The madness of Mercury - a zodiac mystery by Di Marco, Connie, 1945- author.

The madness of Mercury - a zodiac mystery

Jun 26, 2016
Knit to be tied by Sefton, Maggie, author.

Knit to be tied

"... Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun Knitters must come together before their whole town unravels. In Fort Connor, Colorado, the friends at the House of Lambspun knitting shop are welcoming a new face into the fold. Shy, sweet, and pregnant Nancy Marsted would like to knit a baby hat, and the Lambspun ladies are more than happy to show her the ropes. They share their own pregnancy yarns and soon learn the father of Nancy's baby isn't quite the man she dreamed he was. He's a cad. Then one dark

Jun 26, 2016
Hollow crib by Bourg, B. J., author.

Hollow crib

"It's November in southeast Louisiana and the only thing Detective Brandon Berger wants is to keep his anniversary promise to his wife. As luck would have it, a mysterious death derails his plans. He begins to investigate the case along with his partner, Dawn Luke, and the trail leads them to the Magnolia Faith Church and its controlling pastor, Father Isaac Stewart. Suspecting the pastor has knowledge about the suspicious death, but unable to prove anything because of the tight-lipped parishion

Jun 26, 2016
Heart of stone - an Ellie Stone mystery by Ziskin, James W., 1960- author.

Heart of stone - an Ellie Stone mystery

"A young newspaper reporter in 1960s' upstate New York, Ellie Stone plays by her own rules and puts her life at risk when she asks too many questions about a suspicious accident"--

Jun 26, 2016
Hard knocks by Carr, Howie.

Hard knocks

Jack Reilly, a dodgy ex-Boston cop, is trying to make ends meet as a private investigator. When a client is killed, execution style, Reilly finds himself in a whole world of pain. Someone wants him dead - but why? To find out, Reilly must weed through thirty years of duplicity, corruption, and killing.a web of politicians dirtier than mobsters and criminals nobler than senators. He needs to uncover the dangerous truth behind the bribery, blood, and backdoor deals that define the highest levels o

Jun 26, 2016
Against the Light - An Irish Nationalist Mystery Set in Edwardian London by Eccles, Marjorie

Against the Light - An Irish Nationalist Mystery Set in Edwardian London

Jun 26, 2016
Cold blood, hot sea by D'Avanzo, Charlene.

Cold blood, hot sea

Jun 26, 2016
The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown by Khan, Vaseem

The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown

Jun 26, 2016
The Paris librarian - a Hugo Marston novel by Pryor, Mark, 1967- author.

The Paris librarian - a Hugo Marston novel

"Hugo Marston investigates the death of a friend at the American Library in Paris and discovers a mystery dating back to World War II"--

Jun 26, 2016
Out of Nowhere - A Zen Mystery Set in San Francisco by Dunlap, Susan

Out of Nowhere - A Zen Mystery Set in San Francisco

Jun 26, 2016
The ninja's daughter - a Hiro Hattori novel by Spann, Susan, author.

The ninja's daughter - a Hiro Hattori novel

"Autumn, 1565: When an actor's daughter is murdered on the banks of Kyoto's Kamo River, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo are the victim's only hope for justice. As political tensions rise in the wake of the shogun's recent death, and rival warlords threaten war, the Kyoto police forbid an investigation of the killing, to keep the peace--but Hiro has a personal connection to the girl, and must avenge her. The secret investigation leads Hiro and Father Mateo deep into

Jun 26, 2016
Murder never knocks by Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006, author.

Murder never knocks

After thwarting several assassination attempts and stopping the kidnapping of a socialite, Mike Hammer tries to figure out who wants him dead and why.

Jun 26, 2016
Murder has nine lives by Levine, Laura, 1943- author.

Murder has nine lives

The future is looking bright for freelance writer Jaine Austen. She's signed up for a new job, she's looking forward to a tropical vacation, and her cat Prozac is slated to star in a major commercial. But when the claws come out behind the scenes, Jaine worries that murder might be the only thing to meow about. . . .

Jun 26, 2016
Mississippi Noir by Franklin, Tom (EDT)

Mississippi Noir

Jun 26, 2016
Missing, presumed - a novel by Steiner, Susie, 1971 or 1972- author.

Missing, presumed - a novel

"Detective Manon Bradshaw is 39, single, and miserable as sin. She has endured some of the worst dates in internet history. But she loves her job and performs it brilliantly; all she needs to rise up in the ranks is a big break. Edith Hind is a gorgeous, intrepid graduate student at Cambridge University who seems to have it all: a doting boyfriend, a devoted friend named Helena, a loving mother and a father who is a surgeon to the Royal Family. When Edith turns up missing from her apartment one

Jun 26, 2016
Marriage, monsters-in-law, and murder by Rosett, Sara, author.

Marriage, monsters-in-law, and murder

When professional organizer Ellie Avery agrees to help organize a family wedding, things get deadly when a member of the wedding party winds up dead.

Jun 26, 2016
In the land of milk and honey - an Elizabeth Harris novel by Jensen, Jane, author.

In the land of milk and honey - an Elizabeth Harris novel

"With its peaceful, hardworking Amish population, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a rural paradise. But former NYPD homicide detective Elizabeth Harris knows that evil lurks there--it's just easier to hide... By solving the murders of two local girls,Elizabeth has gained some trust from the Amish community. So she's the first person its members turn to when a fast and fatal illness takes hold, though many believe that the sickness stems from a hexerei--a curse placed by a practitioner of old-

Jun 26, 2016
Hot start - a Cordell Logan mystery by Freed, David, 1954- author.

Hot start - a Cordell Logan mystery

"A notorious, international big game hunter and his beautiful, former flight attendant wife are gunned down at long range late one sweltering summer night while swimming naked on their seaside estate in opulent Rancho Bonita, California. Police investigators are convinced that the killer is a strident, outspoken animal rights activist with both military experience and a criminal record. The evidence against him would appear overwhelming--until rumors begin to surface that others may have had the

Jun 26, 2016
Engaged in death by Blackmoore, Stephanie.

Engaged in death

All appears peaceful in sleepy Port Quincy, Pennsylvania--but in this small town, old grudges die hard. After dumping her cheating fiance and cancelling the wedding, Mallory Shepard can't bear another disaster. So when the former bride-to-be unexpectedly inherits Thistle Park, a ramshackle mansion in her ex's hometown of Port Quincy, it's a problem she can't afford- literally. Abound with stray cats, peeling wallpaper, and nosy neighbors, Mallory is dying to sell it off - once she finally fixes

Jun 26, 2016
Dust to Dust by Duffy, Margaret

Dust to Dust

Jun 26, 2016
Desert City Diva by Fayman, Corey Lynn

Desert City Diva

Jun 26, 2016
Death at the Boston Tea Party by Lake, Deryn

Death at the Boston Tea Party

Jun 26, 2016
The darkness knows by Honigford, Cheryl.

The darkness knows

Jun 26, 2016
Danger woman - a Botswana mystery by Ramsay, Frederick, author.

Danger woman - a Botswana mystery

One night in Chobe National Park, Ole Anderson, an expert on hyena behavior who's leading a group of trustees from the foundation that funds his research, spots a human skull after witnessing a group of hyenas chasing off a lone lion. Ole brings the grim discovery to park ranger Sanderson, now superintendent of her district, who has been dealing with a "rash of deaths, bodies, and/or their separated parts appearing in her park." Kgabo Modise, her policeman friend from Gaborone, believes the bloo

Jun 26, 2016
A cast of falcons - a birder murder mystery by Burrows, Steve, author.

A cast of falcons - a birder murder mystery

A man falls to his death from a cliff face in western Scotland. From a distance, another man watches. He approaches the body, tucks a book into the dead man's pocket, and leaves. When the Scottish police show visiting Detective Chief Inspector Domenic Jejeune the book, he recognizes it as a call for help. But he also knows that answering that call could destroy the life he and his girlfriend Lindy have built for themselves in the village of Saltmarsh, in north Norfolk. Back in Saltmarsh, the bru

Jun 26, 2016
Brain Storm by Viets, Elaine

Brain Storm

Jun 26, 2016
Borrowing death by Pegau, Cathy, author.

Borrowing death

Jun 26, 2016
Court trouble - a Platform tennis mystery by Befeler, Mike, author.

Court trouble - a Platform tennis mystery

Jun 26, 2016
Cotton - a novel by Heald, Paul J., 1959- author.

Cotton - a novel

"When new evidence arises in a cold case, can Professor Hopkins refrain from delving into a newfound world of corruption, vice, and danger? Stanley Hopkins cannot resist the invitation from a honey-voiced US attorney asking him to track down the source of photographs of a young dance major abducted five years earlier from her apartment in Clarkeston, Georgia. A journalist has stumbled across newly posted pictures of Diana Cavendish on the Internet, apparently taken just days before she disappear

Jun 26, 2016
Books of a feather - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Books of a feather - a bibliophile mystery

"From the New York Times bestselling author of Ripped from the Pages ... San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright's latest project is for the birds, but it may have her running for her life. Brooklyn's friend Ian runs the Covington Library, which is hosting an exhibit featuring John James Audubon's massive masterpiece, Birds of America, currently on loan from an Arab sheik. During the gala celebrating the book, she is approached by Jared Mulrooney, the president of the National

Jun 26, 2016
Death at the Day Lily Cafe - a mystery by Eckel, Wendy Sand, author.

Death at the Day Lily Cafe - a mystery

"Rosalie Hart has finally opened the cafe´ of her dreams. Decked out with ochre-tinted walls and stuffed with delicious organic fare, the Day Lily Cafe´ is everything Rosalie could have hoped for. But not five minutes into the grand opening, Doris Bird, a dear and trusted friend, cashes in on a favor--to help clear her little sister Lori of a first degree murder charge. With the help of her best friend and head waiter Glenn, Rosalie is on the case. But it's not going to be easy. Unlikable and pr

Jun 26, 2016
Predators by Ramsay, Frederick.

Predators

Leo Painter is the CEO of Earth Global, a large energy, mining, and real-estate development firm. By request of the State Department, he and a party of company executives travel to Botswana. Sekoa is a male lion who shares with many of his bipedal enemies a form of HIV/AIDS. Weakened by the disease, he loses his place as the alpha male in his pride and now, dying and harassed by a pack of hyenas, seeks only a place to rest in peace. Like the lion, Painter is pursued by corporate "hyenas" and is

Jun 26, 2016
Tomb of the golden bird by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-2013.

Tomb of the golden bird

In New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Peters's eagerly anticipated Amelia Peabody adventure, the Emerson clan is a hairsbreadth away from unearthing the legendary site they've been searching for. But a sinister plot and a dark family secret stand in the way of their ultimate ambition and threaten to change things forever. Convinced that the tomb of the little-known king Tutankhamon lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings, Egyptologist Radcliffe Emerson and his wife, Amelia Peabody, se

Jun 26, 2016
Swimsuit body - a Cypress Bay mystery by Goudge, Eileen, author.

Swimsuit body - a Cypress Bay mystery

With a Hollywood movie about to start filming in the California seaside town of Cypress Bay, Tish Ballard, owner of Rest Easy Property Management, welcomes her first celebrity tenant. Delilah Ward isn't your typical beautiful, spoiled actress; she's America s sweetheart. Even Tish is charmed by the young star, which makes her gruesome discovery of Delilah's bloodied corpse all the more gut-wrenching. When someone near and dear to Tish is named a person of interest, the fearless property manager

Jun 26, 2016
Straw man - a Jack McMorrow mystery by Boyle, Gerry, 1956- author.

Straw man - a Jack McMorrow mystery

"It's business as usual for crime reporter Jack McMorrow, which means trouble has once again come to the quaint country town of Prosperity, Maine. A good deed goes bad when McMorrow and his buddies, war heroes Clair and Louis, tangle with local criminals only to soon find themselves pitted against a vicious stalker. His troubles get worse when a story on private gun sales lands Jack smack-dab in the center of a controversy involving cyber-crime, illegal guns-for-drugs trade, and the death of a y

Jun 26, 2016
Back lash by Knopf, Chris, author.

Back lash

"As Sam Acquillo tells us in the early pages of Back Lash, 'Not everyone gets to live their adult lives orbiting a central mystery.' But that's how it s been for Sam, for whom a single, horrific event has helped define his entire existence. Now that event has reached out from the deep past, an unwanted visitor, with secrets within secrets he's forced to unpack like a Russian doll, each more ominous than the one before. What is revealed would be disturbing enough if it wasn't so personal. Not a w

Jun 26, 2016
Die of shame by Billingham, Mark, author.

Die of shame

Every Monday evening, six people gather in a smart North London house to talk about addiction. There they share their deepest secrets: stories of lies, regret, and above all, shame. Then one of them is killed - and it's clear one of the circle was responsible. Detective Inspector Nicola Tanner quickly finds her investigation hampered by the strict confidentiality that binds these people and their therapist together. So what could be shameful enough to cost someone their life? And how do you find

Jun 26, 2016
City of jackals by Bilal, Parker, 1960- author.

City of jackals

Hired to investigate the disappearance of a university student who may have become involved in political activities, Makana is drawn by a gruesome murder into an ethnic rivalry and gang war among young men from South Sudan.

Jun 26, 2016
Child not found - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962- author.

Child not found - a Tucker mystery

For hacker extraordinaire Aloysius Tucker, taking his nine-year-old cousin Maria sledding is all about frozen toes and hot coffee in the warming house. It shouldn’t involve chasing after Maria as she’s led into a long black car by a stranger in a Bruins jacket. But by the end of the crisp December morning Maria is gone, her mother is dead, and her father—mafia don Sal—has been arrested for murder. Sensing blood in the water, would-be successors to Sal’s criminal empire square off, agreeing on no

Jun 26, 2016
The diva runs out of thyme by Davis, Krista.

The diva runs out of thyme

Gracious living can be murder. First in an all-new mystery series that includes delicious recipes and great tips on entertaining! Few can compete with Natasha Smith when it comes to entertaining, but her childhood rival, Sophie Winston, certainly tries. Natasha may have stolen the spotlight, and Sophie's husband, but Sophie is determined to rob her of the prize for the Stupendous Stuffing Shakedown. She just needs the right ingredient. But Sophie's search for the perfect turkey takes a basting w

Jun 26, 2016
The girl on the best seller list by Packer, Vin, 1927- author.

The girl on the best seller list

Feeling resentment toward the hypocrites and self-righteous bores that surround her, Gloria Whealdon vents her hatred by writing a best-selling novel that exposes them all. So is it any surprise that someone might want to get even?

Jun 26, 2016
Far empty by Scott, J. Todd., author.

Far empty

Chris Cherry, a newly minted sheriff's deputy in a small Texas border town, and seventeen-year-old Caleb Ross form an unlikely partnership as they investigate growing suspicions about the disappearance of Caleb's mother.

Jun 26, 2016
A golden cage by Freydont, Shelley, author.

A golden cage

"At the close of the nineteenth century, Newport, Rhode Island, is the queen of Gilded Age resorts. It is a place of privilege, glamour, and secrets, and in the midst of this splendor, headstrong young heiress Deanna Randolph makes her debut into society. With her mother in Europe, Deanna is staying with the Ballard family, who agree to chaperone her through the summer season and guide her toward an advantageous marriage proposal--or so her mother hopes. Relishing her new freedom, Deanna is more

Jun 26, 2016
The secret of High Eldersham by Burton, Miles, 1884-1964, author.

The secret of High Eldersham

"Samuel Whitehead, landlord of the Rose and Crown, is a stranger in the lonely East Anglian village of High Eldersham. When the newcomer is stabbed to death in his pub, and Scotland Yard are called to the scene, it seems that the veil dividing High Eldersham from the outside world is about to be lifted. Detective-Inspector Young forms a theory about the case so utterly impossible that merely entertaining the suspicion makes him doubt his own sanity. Surrounded by sinister forces beyond his under

Jun 26, 2016
Treason in the Secret City - A World War Two Mystery Set in Tennessee by Fanning, Diane

Treason in the Secret City - A World War Two Mystery Set in Tennessee

Jun 26, 2016
These Honored Dead by Putnam, Jonathan

These Honored Dead

Jun 26, 2016
Rob thy neighbor by Thurlo, David, author.

Rob thy neighbor

"Charlie Henry and his friends are enjoying a cookout on a relaxing Sunday afternoon. But when a gunshot rings out in the neighborhood, Charlie is abruptly brought back to a world he's all too familiar with. As he and best friend Gordon run to the sourceof the shot, they happen upon two masked intruders in their next-door neighbor's house. The men seem to be there to kidnap Sam Randall, the owner of the home, but upon the interruption from Charlie and Gordon, they abandon their mark and get away

Jun 26, 2016
Rise the Dark by Koryta, Michael

Rise the Dark

Jun 26, 2016
Death in West Wheeling by Dymmoch, Michael Allen.

Death in West Wheeling

Jun 26, 2016
Bones and Roses - a Cypress Bay mystery / Eileen Goudge. by Goudge, Eileen.

Bones and Roses - a Cypress Bay mystery / Eileen Goudge.

After wrecking her real estate career in a booze-fueled blowout, Cypress Bay property manager and recovering alcoholic Tish Ballard thought she had put her past behind her. But when she opens an old trunk, a bequest from an anonymous benefactor,she finds it filled with bones and roses. Suddenly Tish is plunged into a murder case that dates back to her childhood. Pitted against her high school crush, homicide detective Spence Breedlover, she finds herself in jeopardy -- in more ways than one.

Jun 26, 2016
The skeleton's knee by Mayor, Archer.

The skeleton's knee

A hermit dies in the hospital of a bullet he received twenty years earlier. At his mountaintop home, a skeleton with a bullet hole and a metal knee is found buried in the yard. On the way to the medical examiner's office, the hearse comes under machine gun fire. A long-hidden crime is obviously very much on someone's mind - someone who would love to destroy what little evidence remains. The serial number on the metal knee takes Joe Gunther to Chicago, where he is snubbed by the big city cops, an

Jun 26, 2016
Scent of evil by Mayor, Archer.

Scent of evil

In Brattleboro, Vermont, Joe Gunther's detective squad begins to research a hand found in the dirt at a construction site. Before long several more people are dead including one of the town's biggest drug dealers. Working in one of the worst heat waves in a decade, Gunther struggles to figure out the person behind the crimes.

Jun 26, 2016
Written off by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author.

Written off

Jun 26, 2016
Destiny's pawn - a Peyton Cote novel by Keeley, D.A., 1970- author.

Destiny's pawn - a Peyton Cote novel

Jun 26, 2016
Classic at bay - a case for Jack Colby, car detective by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic at bay - a case for Jack Colby, car detective

"When Jack Colby hears a rumour that Old Herne's, the club for aviation and classic car veterans, is closing, he is appalled, and attends its annual event with foreboding. His instinct is right. He has been commissioned to investigate the theft of the Porsche car belonging to its manager, the popular Mike Nelson, but now far worse problems threaten the club when brutal murder proves to be on the agenda."--Dust jacket flap.

Jun 26, 2016
Chenoo - a novel by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

Chenoo - a novel

"Jacob Neptune, a wise-cracking, two-fisted Penacook private investigator with a checkered past, lives in upstate New York--four hundred miles from his tribal community on Abenaki Island. Then one night the phone rings. "We. got. trouble," Neptune's cousin Dennis says from the other end. And trouble is where it all starts in this brilliant, often hilarious novel by acclaimed Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac. Attacked by bikers before he can even board his plane, Neptune--"Podjo" to his friends

Jun 26, 2016
Murder, handcrafted by Alan, Isabella.

Murder, handcrafted

Jun 26, 2016
Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery by Quigley, Jeanne, author.

Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery

"Retired soap opera actress Veronica Walsh leads a fulfilling second act in her Adirondack hometown of Barton. Her boutique, All Things, is thriving and she enjoys a romance with Professor Mark Burke. She has neither the time nor the desire to be an amateur sleuth. Trouble finds her when architect Scott Culverson buys a vintage box at the village's annual flea market and discovers a valuable painting and love letter inside a locked drawer. The awe over the masterpiece, a 1920's portrait of Barto

Jun 26, 2016
Murder most fowl by Maxwell, Edith, author.

Murder most fowl

"Spring may be just around the corner, but a cold-blooded killer has put the big chill on the residents of Westbury, Massachusetts. It looks like organic farmer-turned-sleuth Cam Flaherty will have to set aside her seedlings for the time being as she tills the soil for clues in the mysterious death of a local poultry maven. With the weather getting warmer, Cam should be spending her days pruning blueberry bushes and taking care of the new batch of chicks that just hatched. But murder knows no s

Jun 26, 2016
Sidney Chambers and the dangers of temptation by Runcie, James, 1959- author.

Sidney Chambers and the dangers of temptation

Collects six new stories featuring the priest and part-time detective Sidney Chambers, in which he helps a youth in a hippie commune, a student who is divested of a family heirloom, and his former curate, who has been tied to an arson attack.

Jun 26, 2016
Not dead enough - a Cal Claxton Oregon mystery by Easley, Warren C., author.

Not dead enough - a Cal Claxton Oregon mystery

The first closing of the floodgates of the mammoth Dalles Dam on the Columbia River inundated the sacred falls and the Native American village at Celilo which depended on the river's magnificent fish. Nelson Queah, Wasco Indian, war hero, and passionate opponent of the dam, watched helplessly as 10,000 years of tribal history and fishing tradition disappeared. That 1957 night, Nelson Queah vanished without a trace. Fifty years later, attorney Cal Claxton, new to Portland after a career as a pros

Jun 26, 2016
The pot thief who studied D.H. Lawrence by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied D.H. Lawrence

To secure a fortune in rare ceramics, Hubie must steal from a dead author Eighty years ago, D.H. Lawrence moved to Taos to make a home for himself in the mountains of New Mexico. To welcome the famed writer, his neighbor brought over a stew and left the container as a gift. But this was no Tupperware-it was a handcrafted pot made in the ancient tradition by one of the finest craftswomen of her generation. Decades later, the neighbor's great-grandson wants it back, and there is no one in New Mexi

Jun 26, 2016
Thrill Kill by Thiem, Brian

Thrill Kill

Jun 26, 2016
Terminal by Karp, Marshall

Terminal

Jun 26, 2016
Take the Monkey and Run by Morrigan, Laura

Take the Monkey and Run

Jun 26, 2016
Rat run - an Anderson and Costello mystery by Ramsay, Caro.

Rat run - an Anderson and Costello mystery

"In August 1992, a young mother and her two small sons were brutally murdered in the woods behind their home. The victims' neighbour Andrew Gyle was convicted of the crime and sentenced to life imprisonment. Now, twenty-three years later, a macabre discovery throws new light on the case. Could there have been a shocking miscarriage of justice?"--Publisher

Jun 26, 2016
One from without by Fuller, Jack, author.

One from without

"A major corporate hostile takeover is complicated by the Board's handling of a mysterious hacker who is somehow selectively sabotaging the core data storage integrity of key corporate personnel while, at the same time, the CFO finds himself having to face the personal consequences of his earlier life in the CIA."--

Jun 26, 2016
Murder on the Quai by Black, Cara, 1951- author.

Murder on the Quai

"The world knows Aimee Leduc, heroine of 15 mysteries in this New York Times bestselling series, as a tres chic, no-nonsense private investigator the toughest and most relentless in Paris. Now author Cara Black dips back in time to reveal how Aimee first became a detective. November 1989: Aimee Leduc is in her first year of college at Paris's preeminent medical school. She lives in a 17th-century apartment that overlooks the Seine with her father, who runs the family detective agency. But the we

Jun 26, 2016
Homicide in the house by Shogan, Colleen J., 1975- author.

Homicide in the house

"When the goverment shuts down, D.C. becomes a ghost town. A perfect opportunity to get away with murder. Not on Kit's watch." --

Jun 26, 2016
The devils of Cardona by Carr, Matthew, 1955- author.

The devils of Cardona

"In this gripping historical thriller set in sixteenth-century Spain, a Catholic priest is murdered by a mysterious Muslim avenger as the Inquisition continues to force Moriscos to live and worship as Christians. In March 1584, the priest of Belamar de la Sierra, a small town in Aragon near the French border, is murdered in his own church. Most of the town's inhabitants are Moriscos, former Muslims who converted to Catholicism. Anxious to avert a violent backlash on the eve of a royal visit, an

Jun 26, 2016
The devil's cold dish by Kuhns, Eleanor, author.

The devil's cold dish

"Will Rees is back home on his farm in 1796 Maine with his teenage son, his pregnant wife, their five adopted children, and endless farm work under the blistering summer sun. But for all that, Rees is happy to have returned to Dugard, Maine, the town where he was born and raised, and where he's always felt at home. Until now. When a man is found dead - murdered - after getting into a public dispute with Rees, Rees starts to realize someone is intentionally trying to pin the murder on him. Then,

Jun 26, 2016
Death on the Sapphire - a Lady Frances Ffolkes mystery by Koreto, R. J., author.

Death on the Sapphire - a Lady Frances Ffolkes mystery

"An extraordinary woman living in extraordinary times, Lady Frances Ffolkes is an Edwardian-era suffragette who has an uncanny ability to attract danger and romance. When Major Colcombe, a family friend and war veteran, dies under mysterious circumstances, the good Lady Frances discovers that he was working on a manuscript about South Africa's bloody Boer War, which reportedly revealed a scandalous mistake that cost many innocent lives. Now, it's up to Frances and her loyal lady's maid, June Mal

Jun 26, 2016
Death in Eden - a mystery by Heald, Paul J., 1959-

Death in Eden - a mystery

Jun 26, 2016
Courtin' murder in West Wheeling by Dymmoch, Michael Allen. author.

Courtin' murder in West Wheeling

"When Sheriff Homer Deters' proposal to his sweetheart is interrupted by the report of a body in a ditch, he discovers the corpse is skeletal and half the town has trampled through the scene. Before the investigation gains traction, someone turns a truck load of actual mustangs loose in the Truck Stop parking lot. And when the truck-driver is subsequently murdered, Homer has a real who-dunnit on his hands. Complaints about rats and transients, jackasses of the two and four-legged variety, and a

Jun 26, 2016
Survivors will be shot again - a Dan Rhodes mystery by Crider, Bill, 1941- author.

Survivors will be shot again - a Dan Rhodes mystery

"Life is never easy for Sheriff Dan Rhodes. Even in a small Texas county, there's always something going on for a sheriff to look into, whether it's an attempted robbery, a marijuana patch guarded by an alligator, or a murder. This time the murdered man seems to be connected to a string of recent burglaries, but just how isn't easy to figure out. It takes some time and another murder before Sheriff Rhodes discovers the answers.Survivors Will Be Shot Again, Bill Crider's latest installment in the

Jun 26, 2016
Yellowstone standoff - a National Park mystery by Graham, Scott, author.

Yellowstone standoff - a National Park mystery

Jun 26, 2016
Willnot - a novel by Sallis, James, 1944- author.

Willnot - a novel

In his celebrated career, James Sallis has created some of the most finely drawn protagonists in crime fiction, all of them thoughtful observers of the human condition: Lew Griffin, the black New Orleans private investigator; retired detective John Turner; the unnamed wheelman in Drive. Dr. Lamar Hale will now join the ranks of Sallis's finest characters. In the woods outside the town of Willnot, the remains of several people have suddenly been discovered, unnerving the community and unsettling

Jun 26, 2016
Wishful Seeing by Kellough, Janet

Wishful Seeing

Jun 26, 2016
Whitefly by Hamdouchi, Abdelilah/ Smolin, Jonathan (TRN)

Whitefly

Jun 26, 2016
Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery by Moose, Ruth, author.

Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery

"Beth McKenzie, owner of the Dixie Dew Bed and Breakfast, is enjoying an exciting affair with her new love, Scott. Meanwhile, the town of Littleboro, North Carolina is abuzz with gossip about Crazy Reba's upcoming nuptials. Most brides go crazy at some point, but Littleboro's resident homeless lady has had a head start: she's beloved, indulged, and most of all, eccentric. But at almost 60 or thereabouts her marriage seems a little peculiar. Sure, she's sporting a diamond big enough to choke a ho

Jun 26, 2016
The St. Lucia Island Club by Monahan, Brent

The St. Lucia Island Club

Jun 26, 2016
Sorrow road by Keller, Julia.

Sorrow road

"From the small towns of Appalachia they came, the young men who joined the fight for liberty in World War II. Now they are elderly, and some of them--like Harmon Strayer, father of prosecutor Bell Elkins's former law school classmate--suffer from Alzheimer's. When Harmon dies in an Alzheimer's care facility from what appear to be natural causes, Bell confronts a mystery that brims with questions about memory, grief and the lethal cost of burying the past. During a winter of record snow and cold

Jun 26, 2016
Should have played poker by Goldstein, Debra H., author.

Should have played poker

"Carrie Martin's precarious balancing of her corporate law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home is upset when her mother appears, out of the blue, in Carrie's office twenty-six years after abandoning her family. Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and the confession she once considered killing Carrie's father. Carrie seeks answers about her past from her father prior to facing what is in the envelope. Before she can reach his room, she finds her mother mur

Jun 26, 2016
When the music's over - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950- author.

When the music's over - an Inspector Banks novel

"Inspector Alan Banks--hailed as "a man for all seasons" by Michael Connelly--must face the music when he becomes embroiled in one of his most perplexing and distressing cases in this haunting page-turner from New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson. Two women. Two crimes. The first is a poet claiming she was assaulted decades earlier by a man now regarded as one of the country's national treasures. The second is a girl found on a remote roadside, her body broken, her life snuffed out.

Jun 26, 2016
Sibanda and the death's head moth by Elliott, C. M.

Sibanda and the death's head moth

Jun 26, 2016
Rio noir by

Rio noir

Jun 26, 2016
Stealing the Countess by Housewright, David, 1955- author.

Stealing the Countess

Since becoming an unlikely millionaire and quitting the St. Paul Police Department, Rushmore McKenzie has been working as an unlicensed private investigator, basically doing favors for friends and people in need. But even for him, this latest job is unusual. He's been asked to find a stolen Stradivarius, known as the Countess Borromeo, that only the violinist seems to want him to find. Stolen from a locked room in a B&B in the violinist's former hometown of Bayfield, Wisconsin, the violin is val

Jun 26, 2016
The snowfly by Heywood, Joseph.

The snowfly

Jun 26, 2016
The pot thief who studied Escoffier by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Escoffier

The pot thief discovers that archaeology is not nearly as cutthroat as the restaurant business A treasure hunter, pottery dealer, and occasional manufacturer of imitation American Indian artifacts, Albuquerque's Hubie Schuze knows quite a bit about throwing clay. But ancient Native American pottery is not really intended for dining, so he is puzzled when a restaurateur comes to him asking for dinner plates. The job sounds boring, but the fee does not: $25,000 for one hundred plates for a new Aus

Jun 26, 2016
The Women of the Souk by Pearce, Michael

The Women of the Souk

Jun 26, 2016
Trail of echoes by Hall, Rachel Howzell, author.

Trail of echoes

"On a rainy spring day in Los Angeles, homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton is called away from a rare lunch date to Bonner Park, where the body of thirteen-year-old Chanita Lords has been discovered. When Lou and her partner, Colin Taggert, take on the sad task of informing Chanita's mother, Lou is surprised to find herself in the apartment building she grew up in. Chanita was interested in photography and, much like Lou, a black girl destined to leave the housing projects behind. Her death

Jun 26, 2016
Open Season by Mayor, Archer

Open Season

Jun 26, 2016
Borderlines by Mayor, Archer.

Borderlines

Detective Joe Gunther is on temporary assignment in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. The discovery of a man's body may indicate the involvement of a back-to-nature cult. Juggling personal problems, disputes between state and local police, animosity between townies and cult members and an increasing number of homicides, Joe moves as fast as he can to solve the crimes.

Jun 26, 2016
Final fondue by Corrigan, Maya.

Final fondue

Jun 26, 2016
Faux pas by Esposito, Shannon, author.

Faux pas

Doggie-yoga instructor Elle Pressley just wants to teach her classes at Moon Key's Pampered Pet Spa & Resort in peace. But when her deceased childhood dog, Angel, shows up, she knows she's about to be in danger. Sure enough, one of her clients winds up dead, and Elle, accompanied by sexy PI Devon Burke, is pulled head first into the investigation.

Jun 26, 2016
The Night Bell by Wolfe, Inger Ash

The Night Bell

Jun 26, 2016
Murder on the last frontier by Pegau, Cathy, author.

Murder on the last frontier

"There's many who feel the Alaska Territory is no place for a woman on her own. But Charlotte Brody, suffragette and journalist, has never let public opinion dictate her life choices. She's come to the frontier town of Cordova, where her brother Michael practices medicine, for the same reason many come to Alaska--to start over. Cordova is gradually getting civilized, but the town is still rougher than Charlotte imagined. And when a local prostitute--one of the working girls her brother has been

Jun 26, 2016
Title wave by Barrett, Lorna, author.

Title wave

"Tricia and Angelica leave Booktown behind for a pleasure cruise, but they're going to need their life jackets because a murderer has also booked passage in Lorna Barrett's New York Times bestselling series. While her bookstore, Haven't Got a Clue, is rebuilt following a devastating fire, Tricia Miles and her sister, Angelica, decide to book a cruise for some much needed R & R. Naturally they choose a Mystery Lovers cruise, where they can ponder whodunnit in Adirondack chairs while sipping color

Jun 26, 2016
A tiger's tale by Morrigan, Laura.

A tiger's tale

"When a normally mellow tiger at a rescue facility trees a terrified vet, animal behaviorist Grace Wilde needs to use her psychic ability to get to the root of the problem ..."--Page 4 of cover.

Jun 26, 2016
Charcoal Joe - an Easy Rawlins mystery by Mosley, Walter, author.

Charcoal Joe - an Easy Rawlins mystery

Life for Easy Rawlins is surprisingly... easy. He's living off the proceeds of his last case, trying to keep out of trouble. Of course it's not going to last. Because Easy's old friend Mouse knocks on his door. Mouse is one of the deadliest men in America. And Mouse wants a small favour. He wants Easy to help a man he says is wrongly imprisoned, a friend of Charcoal Joe. Charcoal Joe is a mythical figure in the LA underworld - he pulls all the strings but keeps out of sight. Reluctantly, Easy ag

Jun 26, 2016
Brighton by Harvey, Michael T., author.

Brighton

Nearly three decades after his best friend takes the fall for a heinous act of violence they both committed, Kevin Pearce, now a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, reports on a string of murders in which his friend has been declared a prime suspect.

Jun 26, 2016
Ping-pong heart by Limón, Martin, 1948- author.

Ping-pong heart

"South Korea, 1974. CID Sergeants George Suen~o and Ernie Bascom are assigned an underwhelming case of petty theft: Major Frederick M. Schulz has accused Miss Jo Kyong-Ja, an Itaewon bar girl, of stealing a hundred thousand won from him--a sum equaling less than fifty US dollars. After two very divergent accounts of what happened, Miss Jo is attacked in the night, and Schulz is found hacked to death only days later. Did tensions simply escalate to the point of murder? Looking into other motives

Jun 26, 2016
Wedding Bel blues by McConnon, Maggie, author.

Wedding Bel blues

Jun 26, 2016
Woof at the door by Morrigan, Laura, author.

Woof at the door

Animal behaviorist Grace Wilde keeps her ability to psychically communicate with furry and feathered critters under wraps. But when a Doberman turns out to be the only witness to a crime, Grace will have to let the cat out of the bag in order to catch a killer.

Jun 26, 2016
The dead don't bleed - a novel by Krugler, David F., 1969- author.

The dead don't bleed - a novel

"In a gripping World War II mystery set in Washington, D.C., a young naval intelligence officer goes undercover to solve a murder and prevent the Soviets from stealing the secrets of America's atomic bomb project. Washington D.C., 1945. Victory in the war looms, but a new fear transfixes the wartime capital. Fear of communist spies and the atomic secrets they covet. When the corpse of a Navy Intelligence officer is found on a cobblestone back alley, Lt. Voigt is called in to investigate. It's hi

Jun 26, 2016
Burn what will burn by McKenzie, C. B., author.

Burn what will burn

"Bob Reynolds doesn't recognize the body in the creek, but he does recognize the danger of it. He's a newcomer to town, not entirely welcome and not entirely on good footing with the sheriff. So far, he's kept his head down, mostly over the bar at the Crow's Nest. But he has other interests than drinking and spending his inheritance, including one that goes by the name Tammy Fay Smith and who may have caught the sheriff's eye as well. Bob Reynolds would rather pretend he never saw the body, but

Jun 26, 2016
The ides of June by Rowe, Rosemary, 1942-

The ides of June

This is a compelling new mystery for Libertus, set against the backdrop of the Roman Empire in turmoil ... An astonishing new order has usurped power in Rome and the reverberations are reaching even to Glevum, where the legion is preparing to depart. Libertus' wealthy patron, until recently one of the most influential men in the Empire, finds himself not only deprived of the privilege and protection he had previously enjoyed, but under actual threat both from the political establishment in Rome

Jun 26, 2016
High jinx by Esposito, Shannon.

High jinx

"Doggie-yoga instructor Elle Pressley's Halloween is proving to be beyond creepy: first her eccentric Greek client tells her she's been cursed by the evil eye, then Elle discovers a body hanging from the kitchen rafters at a Halloween party. Finding herself dragged into the ensuing investigation, Elle turns to her new boyfriend, Devon Burke, the hunky local PI. But with Devon distracted by new evidence in his parents' murder case and Elle's streak of bad luck continuing, is fate about to deliver

Jun 26, 2016
A few right thinking men - a Rowland Sinclair mystery by Gentill, Sulari, author.

A few right thinking men - a Rowland Sinclair mystery

Historical crime fiction which brings together art, money, crime, politics and treason in an extraordinary tale set in Australia's Great Depression of the 1930s.

Jun 26, 2016
No good to cry - a Rick Van Lam mystery by Lanh, Andrew, author.

No good to cry - a Rick Van Lam mystery

Jun 26, 2016
Fatal pursuit by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23- author.

Fatal pursuit

A pair of murders, a little romance, and rivals in pursuit of a long-lost vintage car of unfathomable value--Bruno, chief of police, is busy in another mystery set in the beautiful Dordogne.

Jun 26, 2016
The detective & the Chinese high-fin - a John Darvelle mystery by Craven, Michael, 1970- author.

The detective & the Chinese high-fin - a John Darvelle mystery

"A BOURBON STREET BOOK. Michael Craven, author of The Detective & The Pipe Girl, delivers another mystery--for fans of Elmore Leonard and Carl Hiaasen--featuring private detective John Darvelle, who must crack a cold case that pulls him into the high-stakes world of exotic fish collectors"--

Jun 26, 2016
Sleeping Beauty killer by Clark, Mary Higgins

Sleeping Beauty killer

Jun 26, 2016
The pot thief who studied Pythagoras by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Pythagoras

Hubie Schuze must solve the case of a $25,000 pot theft-or he could be in deep trouble A dealer of ancient Native American pottery, Hubert Schuze has spent years combing the public lands of New Mexico, digging for artwork that would otherwise remain buried. According to the US government, Hubie is a thief-but no act of Congress could stop him from doing what he loves. For decades, Hubie has worn the title of pot thief proudly. Outright burglary, though, is another story. But an offer of $25,000

Jun 26, 2016
The wire in the blood by McDermid, Val.

The wire in the blood

Across the country, dozens of teenage girls have vanished. It's the job of criminal profilers Dr. Tony Hill and Carol Jordan to look for a pattern. They've spent years exploring the psyches of madmen. But sane men kill, too. And when they hide in plain sight, they can be difficult to find. He's handsome and talented, rich and famous -- a notorious charmer with the power to seduce and the will to destroy. No one can fathom what he's about to do next. Until one of Hill's students is murdered. Now,

Jun 26, 2016
The Wages of Desire - A World War II Mystery by Kelly, Stephen

The Wages of Desire - A World War II Mystery

Jun 26, 2016
St. Louis Noir by Phillips, Scott (EDT)

St. Louis Noir

Jun 26, 2016
The sixth idea by Tracy, P. J, author.

The sixth idea

"The Monkeewrench crew returns in a twisty, heart-stopping new thriller"--

Jun 26, 2016
A Most Curious Murder - A Little Library Mystery by Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane

A Most Curious Murder - A Little Library Mystery

Jun 26, 2016
Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel - a mystery by Ballard, Mignon Franklin, author.

Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel - a mystery

"October, 1944. It has been a challenging season for Elderberry's favorite first grade teacher, Miss Dimple Kilpatrick. A beloved former student was recently killed in the war, her brother has become distant, and her friend Odessa, the cook at Pheobe's rooming house, has taken a leave of absence to care for a relative. Still, when Dimple's librarian friend, Virginia, finds a young woman, Dora, on the library porch looking for a place to spend the night, soft-hearted Dimple brings her back to Pho

Jun 26, 2016
Knit your own murder by Ferris, Monica, author.

Knit your own murder

"In the USA Today bestselling Needlecraft Mysteries, Betsy Devonshire has her hands tied between running her needlework shop and turning her sharp eye for deduction to solving crimes... The Monday Bunch and other local knitters are participating in a fund-raising auction to save a community center, creating a growing pile of stuffed animals and toys right in front of the auctioneers as the audience bids. Among those contributing the most knitted goods is temperamental businesswoman Marsha Hanove

Jun 26, 2016
I shot the Buddha by Cotterill, Colin.

I shot the Buddha

"Laos, 1979: Retired coroner Siri Paiboun and his wife, Madame Daeng, have never been able to turn away a misfit. As a result, they share their small Vientiane house with an assortment of homeless people, mendicants, and oddballs. One of these oddballs is Noo, a Buddhist monk, who rides out on his bicycle one day and never comes back, leaving only a cryptic note in the refrigerator. Realizing that he needs rescuing, Siri and Daeng sneak illegally across the Mekhong River to Thailand, trying to t

Jun 26, 2016
The English boys - a mystery by Thomas, Julia, 1959- author.

The English boys - a mystery

Jun 26, 2016
Die like and eagle - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna, author.

Die like and eagle - a Meg Langslow mystery

"The brilliantly funny Donna Andrews delivers another winner in the acclaimed avian-themed series that mystery readers have come to love. The nineteenth book in her New York Times best-selling series continues to surprise and delight in this next knee slapping adventure featuring Meg Langslow and all the eccentric characters that make up her world.Meg is Team Mom and Michael is coach of their twin sons' youth baseball team, the Caerphilly Eagles. Meg tangles with Biff Brown, the petty, vindictiv

Jun 26, 2016
Dead joker - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Holt, Anne, 1958- author.

Dead joker - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel

"Chief Public Prosecutor Sigurd Halvorsrud's wife is found dead in front of the fireplace in the family living room. The cause of death: she has been brutally decapitated. Her husband, who witnessed the grisly murder and is himself covered in blood, immediately falls under suspicion, though he claims his wife's killer was Sta°le Salvesen, a man he'd prosecuted years before. Detective Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen is called in to lead the investigation with her old colleague, Billy T. Despite the ci

Jun 26, 2016
Crowned and dangerous - a royal spyness mystery by Bowen, Rhys, author.

Crowned and dangerous - a royal spyness mystery

"Nothing is simple when you're thirty-fifth in line for the British crown, least of all marriage. But with love on their side, and plans to elope, Lady Georgiana Rannoch and her beau Darcy O'Mara hope to bypass a few royal rules... With Darcy driving meout of London in a borrowed motor car, I soon discover that he isn't planning to introduce me to the pleasures of sinning in secret--as I had hoped--but to make me his wife! Of course, there are some quibbles to be dealt with, such as my needing

Jun 26, 2016
Adam's rib - a novel by Manzini, Antonio, 1964- author.

Adam's rib - a novel

Jun 26, 2016
Sherlock Holmes - the patchwork devil by Scott, Cavan, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the patchwork devil

Sherlock Holmes and John Watson are called in to investigate the discovery of a severed hand on the bank of the Thames, a hand belonging to a soldier who supposedly died in World War I two years earlier.

Jun 26, 2016
The second death / A Mystery of Ancient Ireland by Tremayne, Peter, author.

The second death / A Mystery of Ancient Ireland

"Ireland, A.D. 671. It is the beginning of the summer season and the Kingdom of Muman is preparing to celebrate the Great Fair of Cashel. It is an extravagant nine days of contests, food, and endless entertainment. Circumstances have led Fidelma and Eadulf far and wide across the kingdom, and they have been absent from the Great Fair for many years. But, for once they haven't been called away from Cashel, and are eager to enjoy the festivities - that is, until the last wagon in a group traveling

Jun 26, 2016
New York nocturne - the return of Miss Lizzie by Satterthwait, Walter, author.

New York nocturne - the return of Miss Lizzie

During the Roaring Twenties, Lizzie Borden and Amanda Burton reunite to solve the case of a grisly murder among Jazz Age New York's elite. Together, they will manage to work out a twisted path through the narrow streets of nighttime New York toward what might be survival.

Jun 26, 2016
Death in disguise - a Monika Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author.

Death in disguise - a Monika Paniatowski mystery

When the body of an American woman is found in the Prince Alfred suite at the Royal Victoria Hotel, DCI Monika Paniatowski is faced with one fo the most baffling cases of her career. The owman who called herself Mary Edwards had been a guest at the hotel for the past two weeks, having paid cash in advance. But who was she really - and what was she doing in a small town like Whitebridge? If Monika could discover why the dead woman had come to Lancashire, she would be one step closer to cathing

Jun 26, 2016
That bright land - a novel by Roberts, Terry, 1956- author.

That bright land - a novel

Set in the summer of 1866, a year after the Civil War has ended, That Bright Land is the story of Jacob Ballard, a former Union soldier and spy who's been sent south into the North Carolina mountains to find a serial killer who is carrying out his own private war in an isolated community. His journey also takes him home to the mountains where he was born; as he searches for the killer, he meets a war widow who helps him heal his own wounds and make peace with his past. Based on true events, That

Jun 26, 2016
The pot thief who studied Billy the Kid by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Billy the Kid

Trapped in a cave dwelling, Hubie stumbles upon a not-so-ancient mystery Although his work is technically illegal, Hubie Schuze has no qualms with digging up ancient Native American artifacts. The government calls him a thief, but Hubie thinks of himself as a treasure hunter-and his latest quest could be his last. After lowering himself into a cave in search of Anasazi pottery, Hubie uncovers a long-dead corpse, buried where the Anasazi would never have left a body. As he puzzles over this disco

Jun 26, 2016
The cantaloupe thief by Richardson-Moore, Deb, author.

The cantaloupe thief

"A murder mystery set in NE Georgia, USA, and featuring a reporter, Branigan Powers, who is commissioned to investigate a cold case, an unsolved murder of a wealthy widow ten years previously. She enlists the help of Malachi Ezekiel Martin, a homeless man who is both a possible suspect and a possible sleuth: the idea being that homeless people get overlooked, and hence see things that are concealed from the rest of the population. This is the first in an intended series of novels featuring Bran

Jun 26, 2016
Rebellion's message - a Jack Blackjack mystery by Jecks, Michael, author.

Rebellion's message - a Jack Blackjack mystery

January 1554. Light-fingered Jack Blackjack knows he's not going to have a good day when he wakes with a sore head next to a dead body in a tavern's yard. That would be bad enough -- but when he discovers what's in the dead man's purse, the one he'd stolen, his day is set to get much worse. The purse explains why the mysterious man with the broad-brimmed hat wants to catch him. But so does the Lord Chancellor, as does the enigmatic Henry. In fact, almost everyone seems to be after Jack Blackjack

Jun 26, 2016