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Last of the independents - Vancouver noir by Wiebe, Sam, author.

Last of the independents - Vancouver noir

"Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Drayton runs a private investigation agency in Vancouver that specializes in missing persons -- only, as Mike has discovered, some missing people stay with you. Still haunted by the unsolved disappearance of a young girl, Mike is hired to find the vanished son of a local junk merchant. However, he quickly discovers that the case has been damaged by a crooked private eye and dismissed by a disinterested justice system. Worse, the only viable lead involves a drug-addi

Jul 22, 2015
Tyrant of the mind by Royal, Priscilla.

Tyrant of the mind

A nun and a monk defy death and dishonor at her family's Welsh fortress ... In the winter of 1271, Death stalks the corridors of Wynethorpe Castle on the Welsh border. When the Grim Reaper touches the beloved grandson of the castle lord, Baron Adam sends for his daughter, Prioress Eleanor of Tyndal, and her sub-infirmarian, Sister Anne, to save the child with prayers and healing talents. Escorting them to the remote fortress is Brother Thomas, an unwilling monk fighting his private demons. Death

Jul 23, 2015
Oversight by Claburn, Thomas.

Oversight

"Disgraced detective Sam Crane would do anything to help his comatose daughter recover. But when he's told to turn a blind eye to the murder of a reclusive scientist, he refuses, seeing his resolve as atonement for failing his family and his colleagues. Sam's determination to persevere endangers his friends, even as it reveals a secret sought by a deluded advertising magnate, a set of look-alike terrorists, and government agents: a way to alter the visible world. If only he could have seen the t

Jul 23, 2015
Monster - an Alex Delaware novel by Kellerman, Jonathan.

Monster - an Alex Delaware novel

Dr. Alex Delaware and Detective Milo Sturgis must make sense of a nonfunctional psychotic's ramblings that seem to predict the horrific killings happening on the streets of Los Angeles.

Jul 23, 2015
Make quilts not war by Sachitano, Arlene, 1951-

Make quilts not war

It's wintertime in Foggy Point, Washington, and tourists are as scarce as gold-plated thimbles at a thrift store. The denizens of the town decide that a colorful 1960s-themed festival is just the event to bring people out and get them moving and, hopefully, spending their money in the community. Clad in bellbottom jeans, granny dresses and afro wigs, the Loose Threads quilt group is excited to participate in the associated quilt display. All, that is, except Jenny Logan, the only member who has

Jul 23, 2015
The devil knows you're dead - a Matthew Scudder crime novel by Block, Lawrence.

The devil knows you're dead - a Matthew Scudder crime novel

Private detective Matthew Scudder ventures into the dark and dangerous alleys of Hell's Kitchen to track the killer of a yuppie lawyer.

Jul 23, 2015
Death of a travelling man by Beaton, M. C.

Death of a travelling man

When Police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth, along with a new promotion and more money, is given a new partner--young, eager P.C. Willis Lamont--he and Lamont race to solve a mystery involving a handsome young drifter.

Jul 23, 2015
The case of the dotty dowager by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author.

The case of the dotty dowager

Henry Twyst, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth, is convinced his mother is losing her marbles. She claims to have seen a corpse on the dining-room floor, but all she has to prove it is a bloodied bobble hat. Worried enough to retain the women of the WISE Enquiries Agency -- one is Welsh, one Irish, one Scottish and one English -- Henry wants the strange matter explained away. But the truth of what happened at the Chellingworth Estate, set in the rolling Welsh countryside near the quaint village o

Jul 23, 2015
Brutality by Thoft, Ingrid, author.

Brutality

"When soccer mom Liz Barone is attacked in her kitchen and left with a life-threatening injury, Fina Ludlow is hired by Liz's mother to identify her attacker. It's unusual for Fina to take a case that isn't connected to the family firm, Ludlow and Associates, but Liz was in the process of suing her alma mater, New England University-a suit that could be a legal gold mine. Twenty years earlier, Liz was an NEU soccer star known for her physical toughness; however, a serious cognitive decline has s

Jul 23, 2015
Blood hollow - a novel by Krueger, William Kent.

Blood hollow - a novel

After 17-year-old Charlotte Kane--the beautiful, brilliant, and brooding daughter of a rich widower--disappears on a drunken New Years' Eve snowmobile ride, a raging blizzard soon snuffs out all search efforts. When her body is found during the spring thaw four months later, preliminary evidence implicates her ex-boyfriend--Ojibwe bad-boy, Solemn Winter Moon. But then a second Charlotte Kane turns up dead, and Cork isn't sure of anything any more.

Jul 23, 2015
Time's up by Mack, Janey, author.

Time's up

Jul 26, 2015
All dressed up and no place to haunt by Pressey, Rose, author.

All dressed up and no place to haunt

While providing authentic period outfits for a film being shot on a historic plantation, vintage clothing store owner Cookie Chanel finds herself starring in a real-life murder mystery in which she must rely on the supernatural support of her psychic cat to find a killer among a cast of suspects.

Jul 26, 2015
Longest yard sale by Harris, Sherry (Mystery writer)

Longest yard sale

When her best friend, Carol, is literally framed for the murder of an Air Force officer during New England's largest garage sale, Sarah Winston, mad as heck that someone committed a crime during her sale, must rummage through the clues to find a good deal and catch the real killer.

Jul 26, 2015
Death in Brittany by Bannalec, Jean-Luc, 1966- author.

Death in Brittany

"Commissaire Georges Dupin, a Parisian-born caffeine junkie recently relocated from the glamour of Paris to the remote (if picturesque) Breton coast, is not happy when he is dragged from his morning croissant and coffee to the scene of a curious murder. The local village of Pont-Aven--a sleepy community by the sea where everyone knows one other and nothing much seems to happen--is in shock. The legendary ninety-one-year-old hotelier Pierre-Louis Pennec, owner of the Central Hotel, has been found

Jul 26, 2015
Death by tiara by Levine, Laura, 1943- author.

Death by tiara

When she is hired to write lyrics for a contestant in the talent competition for the Miss Teen Queen America pageant, freelance writer Jaine Austen is plunged into a glittering nightmare of vicious stage moms, exacting judges and trash-talking teens after a catfight turns deadly.

Jul 26, 2015
Death at Tammany Hall by O'Brien, Charles, 1927- auhtor.

Death at Tammany Hall

Jul 26, 2015
Scam chowder by Corrigan, Maya, author.

Scam chowder

Jul 26, 2015
Run you down by Dahl, Julia, 1977- author.

Run you down

"New York City tabloid reporter Rebekah Roberts knows almost nothing about the mother who abandoned her as an infant. Aviva Kagan was just a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a college boy from Florida - and then disappeared. When Rebekah hears about a young Hasidic mother found dead in her bathtub in upstate New York, she thinks there might be a story in it. And as she looks closer, she discovers that the woman once knew Aviva's younger brother, Sam. Re

Jul 26, 2015
A sense of entitlement by Loan-Wilsey, Anna, author.

A sense of entitlement

When her job takes her to Newport, Rhode Island, traveling secretary and intrepid sleuth Hattie Davish finds herself in the middle of a labor dispute that results in the murder of the town's wealthiest resident, forcing her to employ her keen skills of detection to catch a killer amongst the town's gentry. Original.

Jul 28, 2015
Drawing fire by Cantore, Janice, author.

Drawing fire

Homicide Detective Abby Hart's parents were murdered and the restaurant they owned set on fire while she was inside-- and only six years old. When an elderly woman with ties to Abby's past becomes a victim of a possible serial killer stalking elderly women in her jurisdiction, the only link is Luke Murphy, an irritating private investigator who saw a suspect flee the latest scene. Together they delve deep into the past to find out what happened-- and how they can right the injustices that have

Jul 28, 2015
Death assemblage by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Death assemblage

Frankie MacFarlane visits Pair-a-Dice, Nevada to study rocks for her geology dissertation, but gets involved in a mystery when two recent murders seem tied to ancient violence that she's discovered in her geological research.

Jul 28, 2015
Brush back by Paretsky, Sara, author.

Brush back

Reluctantly agreeing to help when an old boyfriend asks her to exonerate his mother for the murder of his sister, V. I. Warshawski is forced to confront ugly politics and violent elements in her hometown.

Jul 28, 2015
Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C.

Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery

"When therapist Jill Davent moved to the village of Carsely, Agatha Raisin was not a fan. Not only was this therapist romancing Agatha's ex-husband but she dug up details of Agatha's not-too-glamorous origins. Jill also counsels a woman, Gwen Simple, that Agatha firmly believes assisted her son in some grisly murders, although there is no proof. Not one to keep her feelings to herself, Agatha tells anyone that would listen that Jill is a charlatan and better off dead. Agatha could only sigh with

Jul 28, 2015
Hair of the dog - a Dan Mahoney mystery by Slater, Susan, 1942- author.

Hair of the dog - a Dan Mahoney mystery

It sounds like some work and mostly play when United Life and Casualty sends its investigator Dan Mahoney to Florida. Five greyhounds--all heavily insured--were lost in a fire at the Daytona dog track. So simple. Five dogs dead by smoke inhalation, bagged, tagged,and cremated. Papers all in order. Ashes in specialty urns on the desk of Dixie Halifax, track and casino co-owner. In jail, a young employee charged with arson to cover a murder he's blamed for committing. Then the body of kennel owner

Jul 28, 2015
The Pink Pony by Cutter, Charles

The Pink Pony

Jul 28, 2015
Unleashed - a Kate Turner, DVM, mystery by Brady, Eileen (Veterinarian), author.

Unleashed - a Kate Turner, DVM, mystery

Dr. Kate Turner is happy with her new life in Oak Falls in upstate New York. Working as a relief veterinarian at a small house-call practice, she truly enjoys helping her patients. All that changes when client Claire Birnham is found dead, an apparent suicide. A talented artist, Claire had everything to live for: new job, Manhattan apartment, her Cairn terrier, Toto. As feisty as the Wizard of Oz's Toto, he and Claire were devoted to each other. Kate can't imagine Claire simply abandoning her pe

Jul 28, 2015
Speaking in bones - a novel by Reichs, Kathy, author.

Speaking in bones - a novel

"Hazel 'Lucky' Strike--a strident amateur detective who mines the Internet for cold cases--comes to Brennan with a tape recording of an unknown girl being held prisoner and terrorized. Strike is convinced the voice is that of eighteen-year-old Cora Teague, who went missing more than three years earlier. Strike is also certain that the teenager's remains are gathering dust in Temperance Brennan's lab. Brennan has doubts about working with a self-styled websleuth, but when the evidence seems to ad

Jul 28, 2015
The redeemers by Atkins, Ace, author.

The redeemers

Provided by publisher.

Jul 28, 2015
Clandestine - a St-Cyr and Kohler mystery by Janes, J. Robert (Joseph Robert), 1935- author.

Clandestine - a St-Cyr and Kohler mystery

The last time Jean-Louis St-Cyr visited the ruins of this ancient abbey, during one of the bloodiest campaigns of the Great War, a sniper nearly killed him. Three decades later, death has brought him here again. Ever since the German occupation of France, the chief inspector has worked alongside German detective inspector Hermann Kohler, solving crimes too common to pique the Gestapo's interest. Now, during the fall of 1943, the war is going badly for the Third Reich, but conflicts continue to p

Jul 28, 2015
Believe no one by Garrett, A. D., author.

Believe no one

Detective Chief Inspector Kate Simms is in the United States on sabbatical with St Louis PD. She is working with a 'method swap' team, reviewing cold cases, sharing expertise. Forensic expert Professor Nick Fennimore also happens to be in the States on a book tour and is engineering his trip to get down to St Louis--the last thing Simms wants . . . But a call for help from a sheriff's deputy in Oklahoma distracts the professor: a mother dead, her child gone. Fennimore's quick mind rapidly gets t

Jul 28, 2015
Is fat Bob dead yet? - a novel by Dobyns, Stephen, 1941-

Is fat Bob dead yet? - a novel

Jul 28, 2015
The man who fell from the sky by Coel, Margaret, 1937-

The man who fell from the sky

Jul 28, 2015
The white ghost by Benn, James R.

The white ghost

"1943: In the midst of the brutal, hard-fought Solomon Islands campaign between the Allies and the Japanese forces, Lieutenant Billy Boyle receives an odd assignment: he's sent by the powerful Kennedy family to investigate a murder in which PT skipper (and future president) Jack Kennedy has been implicated. The victim is a native coastwatcher, an allied intelligence operative, whom Kennedy discovered on the island of Tulagi with his head bashed in. That's Kennedy's story, anyhow. Kennedy was re

Jul 28, 2015
Vienna by Kirby, William S., 1964-

Vienna

"It started as nothing more than a one-night stand. Justine is an A-list fashion model on a photo shoot in Europe. Adored by half the world, she can have whomever she wants, but she's never met anyone like the strange English girl whose bed she wakes upin one morning. Vienna is an autistic savant, adrift in a world of overwhelming patterns and connections only she can see. Socially awkward and inexperienced, she's never been with anyone before, let alone a glamorous supermodel enmeshed in a web

Jul 28, 2015
Last ragged breath by Keller, Julia.

Last ragged breath

A tale inspired by a true event in West Virginia history finds prosecuting attorney Bell Elkins struggling to discover the truth when a survivor of the 1972 Buffalo Creek disaster is implicated in the murder of a development-company president.

Jul 28, 2015
Lake of fire by Stevens, Mark, 1954-

Lake of fire

Jul 28, 2015
The Kiskadee of Death by Dunlap, Jan

The Kiskadee of Death

Jul 28, 2015
The Killing Room - A Mystery in Florence by Kent, Christobel

The Killing Room - A Mystery in Florence

Jul 28, 2015
A killing in Zion - a mystery by Hunt, Andrew E., 1968-

A killing in Zion - a mystery

"After a high-profile case thrusts deputy Art Oveson into the spotlight, Salt Lake City's mayor taps him to head the city's Anti-Polygamy Squad. As a Mormon ashamed that his own ancestors played a part in the church's polygamist past, Art's eager to do his part to remove the extremists still practicing plural marriage. But after one of the polygamist patriarchs is murdered and a shell-shocked young woman found at the scene of the crime, Art finds himself drawn further into this society of extrem

Jul 28, 2015
The Killing II by Hewson, David

The Killing II

Jul 28, 2015
Jade Dragon Mountain by Hart, Elsa.

Jade Dragon Mountain

"On the mountainous border of China and Tibet in 1708, a detective must learn what a killer already knows: that empires rise and fall on the strength of the stories they tell. Li Du was an imperial librarian. Now he is an exile. Arriving in Dayan, the last Chinese town before the Tibetan border, he is surprised to find it teeming with travelers, soldiers, and merchants. All have come for a spectacle unprecedented in this remote province: an eclipse of the sun commanded by the Emperor him

Jul 28, 2015
Haitian Graves - A Ray Robertson Mystery by Delany, Vicki

Haitian Graves - A Ray Robertson Mystery

Jul 28, 2015
Godless country - a mystery by Hunt, Alaric.

Godless country - a mystery

Jul 28, 2015
Girl waits with gun by Stewart, Amy.

Girl waits with gun

Jul 28, 2015
Friends in High Places by Peacock, Caro

Friends in High Places

Jul 28, 2015
The fraud by Parks, Brad, 1974- author.

The fraud

"A rash of carjackings terrorizing Newark become newsworthy when one such theft ends in the murder of a wealthy banking executive. The affable, wisecracking Ross is assigned the story, but he's weary of only writing about victims of crime who happen to be rich and white. To balance his reporting, he finds a Nigerian immigrant of more modest means who was also killed during a recent carjacking. When it turns out the two victims knew each other, sharing an unexplained round of golf at a tony count

Jul 28, 2015
Encore by Koetting, Alexis

Encore

Jul 28, 2015
The Dungeon House by Edwards, Martin

The Dungeon House

Jul 28, 2015
The drowning ground - a novel by Marrison, James, author.

The drowning ground - a novel

Chief Inspector Guillermo Downes, a native of Argentina now heading up the police department in the Cotswolds, investigates the disappearance of a young girl and the possible connection to the death of a local man who was suspected of killing his wife.

Jul 28, 2015
The drowned boy by Fossum, Karin, 1954- author.

The drowned boy

"A new addition to the captivating Inspector Sejer series, the first since The Caller, from Norway's finest crime writer Carmen and Nicolai failed to resuscitate their son, Tommy, after finding him floating in their backyard pond. When Inspector Skarrearrives on the scene, Carmen reports that Tommy, a healthy toddler with Down syndrome, wandered into the garden while Nicolai was working in the basement and she was cleaning the house. Skarre senses something is off with Carmen's story and consu

Jul 28, 2015
The zig zag girl by Griffiths, Elly.

The zig zag girl

Jul 28, 2015
Mycroft Holmes by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem/ Waterhouse, Anna

Mycroft Holmes

Jul 28, 2015
The Monet Murders - A Mystery by Mort, Terry

The Monet Murders - A Mystery

Jul 28, 2015
Whatever happened to Molly Bloom? by Stirling, Jessica, author.

Whatever happened to Molly Bloom?

Detective Inspector Jim Kinsella of the Dublin police force is called to the scene when the body of Molly Bloom is found in her own kitchen, where she has been beaten to death with a teapot.

Jul 28, 2015
Well-heeled - an Emily's place mystery by Siegel, Roslyn, author.

Well-heeled - an Emily's place mystery

"When Emily's elderly customer, Sophia Sarfatti, complains her shoe is uncomfortable--and Emily pries off the heel to investigate--she discovers a stash of precious stones that has the power not only to make her own life uncomfortable--but to end it completely. Someone is using Emily's Place, the fashionista's favorite discount shoe store on New York City's colorful Upper West Side, to traffic in stolen stones, and the list of possible suspects keeps growing... But Emily knows that whoever has

Jul 28, 2015
Two bronze pennies - an Inspector Tom Harper novel by Nickson, Chris, author.

Two bronze pennies - an Inspector Tom Harper novel

The second intriguing historical mystery to feature Detective Inspector Tom Harper. Leeds, Christmas Eve, 1890. A young man has been found stabbed to death in the city's poverty-stricken Jewish district, his body arranged in the shape of a cross, two bronze pennies covering his eyes. As fear rises in the Jewish community, DI Tom Harper is forced to use unorthodox methods to find the killer.

Jul 28, 2015
Rising tide by Ryan, Patricia Twomey, 1946- author.

Rising tide

While at a coastal resort in Aruba to attend a wedding, Emily Harrington is plunged into danger when a young girl's body washes up on the resort's beach wearing Emily's gold bracelet.

Jul 28, 2015
Purebred dead by Delaney, Kathleen, author.

Purebred dead

Pillar of the community, Mary McGill has a finger in every pie, a place on every committee. She's the one the townsfolk can count on when they need help. Everything Mary organizes runs smoothly - apart, that is, from the town's traditional Christmas pageant. For the festivities are rudely interrupted by the discovery of a blood-stained corpse lying in the manger. Cowering beside the body is a small black-and-white puppy. Two local children report seeing a shadowy figure fleeing from the scene -

Jul 28, 2015
Sense of deception - a psychic eye mystery by Laurie, Victoria, author.

Sense of deception - a psychic eye mystery

Meeting a woman who has been wrongly sentenced to death for murder, Abby races to identify the real killer among numerous suspects.

Jul 28, 2015
The royal assassin by Parker, Kate, 1949-

The royal assassin

When the Duke of Blackford enters her bookstore, Georgia know the Archivist Society is in need of her services. The tsar of Russia and his family are visiting Queen Victoria on the auspices of the engagement of the Russian princess Kira to the son of the queen's cousin. When Kira's bodyguard is found dead on a train returning from Scotland, the queen calls on Blackford to discreetly protect the princess and prevent an international incident.

Jul 28, 2015
Fast shuffle by Black, David, 1945- author.

Fast shuffle

"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 case of a missing woman, he decides to investigate. However, the situation is far more complex-and more dangerous-than he imagines. Turning to the

Jul 28, 2015
Plantation Shudders by Byron, Ellen

Plantation Shudders

Jul 28, 2015
No Virgin Island by Dorsey, C. Michele

No Virgin Island

Jul 28, 2015
No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco by Herriman, Nancy.

No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco

Jul 28, 2015
Never Look Down by Easley, Warren C.

Never Look Down

Jul 28, 2015
The nature of the beast by Penny, Louise.

The nature of the beast

When a young boy prone to crying wolf goes missing, village newcomers Armand and Reine-Marie Gamache join a frantic search for the child only to stumble on a community secret about a long-ago betrayal and murder.

Jul 28, 2015
Murder in the queen's wardrobe - a Mistress Jaffrey mystery by Emerson, Kathy Lynn, author.

Murder in the queen's wardrobe - a Mistress Jaffrey mystery

After being recruited as a lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth's cousin, Lady Mary, in order to spy on her, Rosamund Jaffrey discovers that Lady Mary's life is in danger after it is rumored that she is being courted by Ivan the Terrible of Russia.

Jul 28, 2015
Margaret Truman's internship in murder by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Margaret Truman's internship in murder

"Laura is a young intern in Washington, D.C., working for handsome and likable Congressman Hal Gannon. Laura falls for the charming Gannon, but when she catches a stewardess at Gannon's apartment, she vows to destroy him. Private investigator Robert Brixton is a former cop who has also worked for the FBI. When Laura goes missing, Brixton is hired by Laura's family to gain insight into the case that the police might have missed. Brixton tracks down rumors about Gannon--a staunchly moral "family a

Jul 28, 2015
Death of an Airman by Sprigg, Christopher St. John

Death of an Airman

Jul 28, 2015
Down among the dead men - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter, author.

Down among the dead men - a Peter Diamond investigation

In a Sussex town on the southeast coast of England, a widely disliked art teacher at a posh private girls' school disappears without explanation. Meanwhile, detective Peter Diamond finds himself in Sussex, much against his wishes. His irritating and often obtuse supervisor, Assistant Chief Constable Georgina Dallymore, has made Diamond accompany her on a Home Office internal investigation. A Sussex detective has been suspended for failing to follow up on DNA evidence that linked a relative to a

Jul 28, 2015
Her Majesty's mischief - a Simon & Elizabeth mystery by Herring, Peg, author.

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 m

Jul 28, 2015
From Bruges with love by Aspe, Pieter, 1953- author.

From Bruges with love

"While restoring their farmhouse, the Vermasts have found a skeleton in the backyard. Van In, who happens to be married to the deputy public prosecutor, is determined to solve the case in double-quick time and squeeze in one last vacation before the birth of his first child. But this murder is trickier than it looks. The Vermasts' land belonged to the most prominent businessman in West Flanders before it was suddenly handed over to a right-wing charity. The heavily endowed foundation appears to

Jul 28, 2015
Burnt Siena - a Flora Garibaldi art history mystery by Wisseman, Sarah Underhill, author.

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 suspenseful

Jul 28, 2015
Bloody royal prints by Williams, Reba.

Bloody royal prints

Jul 28, 2015
The novel habits of happiness by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

The novel habits of happiness

"The ever-delightful, insatiably curious Edinburgh philosopher and amateur sleuth returns to take on a case unlike any she's had before--this one with paranormal implications--in the tenth installment of this beloved author's consistently best-selling series. From a small town outside Edinburgh comes the news that a young boy has been recounting vivid recollections of a past life: a perfect description of an island off the coast of Scotland which he couldn't possibly know, and a house there, whe

Jul 28, 2015
The suspicion at Sanditon - or, the disappearance of Lady Denham by Bebris, Carrie, author.

The suspicion at Sanditon - or, the disappearance of Lady Denham

"Suspicion at Sanditon, a new adventure in Carrie Bebris's award-winning Mr. & Mrs. Darcy Mystery series, takes Fitzwilliam and Elizabeth Darcy to Sanditon, the setting of Jane Austen's final work. There, accompanied by their friend Miss Charlotte Heywood, they encounter an array of eccentric villagers and visitors. Among Sanditon's most prominent residents: Lady Denham, a childless, twice-widowed dowager with a fortune to bequeath and a flight of distant relations circling for a place in her wi

Jul 28, 2015
Scents and sensibility by Quinn, Spencer.

Scents and sensibility

When his neighbor gets in trouble for cactus smuggling, Bernie Little, along with his dog, investigates and discovers dangerous goings-on in the desert that seem to be linked to a strange festival, a cult, and a long-ago kidnapping.

Jul 28, 2015
Never kill a friend by Ortiz, Martin Hill.

Never kill a friend

"Detective Shelley Krieg has lived her entire life in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. At six-foot-four, she's the giantess of DC Metro a tough cop who's paid her dues on her long path to becoming a detective in the city she loves. She can get a confession out of anyone. And she always plays by the rules. But when Rafael Hooks is arrested for killing his brother, all the rules change. Shelley finds herself not only fighting the system but also questioning her relationships wit

Jul 28, 2015
Taking pity by Mark, David John, 1977-

Taking pity

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

Jul 28, 2015
Tipping the valet - a workplace mystery by Beck, K. K.

Tipping the valet - a workplace mystery

Jul 28, 2015
Twanged / A Regan Reilly Mystery by Clark, Carol Higgins.

Twanged / A Regan Reilly Mystery

Sent to Branson, Missouri, to protect Brigid, a singer whose life has been threatened, sleuth Regan Reilly follows her client to Ireland, where Brigid is to give a concert and where Regan must foil a murderer's diabolical schemes

Jul 28, 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 al

Jul 28, 2015
Green hell - a Jack Taylor novel by Bruen, Ken, author.

Green hell - a Jack Taylor novel

"In the new novel Green Hell, Bruen's dark angel of a protagonist has again hit rock bottom: one of his best friends is dead, the other has stopped speaking to him; he has given up battling his addiction to alcohol and pills; and his firing from the Irish national police, the Guards, is ancient history. But Jack isn't about to embark on a self-improvement plan. Instead, he has taken up a vigilante case against a respected professor of literature at the University of Galway who has a violent habi

Jul 28, 2015
The valley of fear by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.

The valley of fear

Jul 28, 2015
An order for death by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

An order for death

The schism of "nominalism" visits the Cambridge colleges, causing a riot and a murder that will lead Matthew Bartholomew to the doorstep of a priest who is trying to keep the peace.

Jul 28, 2015
Once upon a crime - a brothers Grimm mystery by Brackston, Paula, author.

Once upon a crime - a brothers Grimm mystery

Jul 28, 2015
Mrs. Pargeter's Principle - a Mrs. Pargeter mystery by Brett, Simon, author.

Mrs. Pargeter's Principle - a Mrs. Pargeter mystery

For Mrs. Pargeter, it is a matter of principle that she should complete any of her late husband's unfinished business. Amongst the many bequests he made to her, perhaps the most valuable is his little black book, in which he listed all the people who ever worked for him, with details of their particular skill sets. This means that whenever Mrs. P has a crime to solve she can readily contact someone with the relevant expertise to help in her enquiries. Attending the funeral of the rich and respec

Jul 28, 2015
Forsaken soul - a medieval mystery by Royal, Priscilla.

Forsaken soul - a medieval mystery

The summer of 1273 is peaceful for most of England, except in the village of Tyndal, where Martin the cooper has been poisoned at the local inn. Martin had plenty of enemies; the killer could be anyone. Prioress Eleanor grieves for her friend, the newly bereaved Crowner Ralf, and offers what help she can. But when her own problems multiply, Eleanor has good reason to regret her kindness. Her new anchoress terrifies her servants and welcomes visitors to her window at night. One of those visitors

Jul 28, 2015
A batter of life and death - a bakeshop mystery by Alexander, Ellie, author.

A batter of life and death - a bakeshop mystery

"Welcome to Torte-a small-town family bakeshop where the coffee is hot, the muffins are fresh, and the cakes are definitely to die for... It's autumn in Ashland, Oregon-'tis the season for a spiced hot apple cider with a serving (or two) of Torte's famous peach cobbler. It's also the perfect time for Jules Capshaw to promote her family's beloved bake shop by competing in The Pastry Channel's reality show, Take the Cake. The prize is $25,000. But as Jules quickly learns, some people would kill fo

Jul 28, 2015
Red Line by Thiem, Brian

Red Line

Jul 28, 2015
Wrongful conviction - a Jean Jankowski mystery by Heijens, Janet.

Wrongful conviction - a Jean Jankowski mystery

Jul 28, 2015
A pitying of doves by Burrows, Steve, author.

A pitying of doves

When a senior attache´ with the Mexican Consulate is found dead alongside the director of a local bird sanctuary, many details pique Inspector Jejeunes interest, including a vacant field research position. Is this the escape from policing that he has been looking for? But first there's a murder to solve.

Jul 28, 2015
Thoreau in Phantom Bog by Oak, B. B.

Thoreau in Phantom Bog

Jul 28, 2015
A study in death by Huber, Anna Lee.

A study in death

Seeking a respite from her pregnant sister's wedding plans in 19th-century Scotland, Lady Kiera Darby accepts a commission to paint the portrait of an abused baroness who is subsequently murdered.

Jul 28, 2015
Skeleton Plot by Gregson, J. M.

Skeleton Plot

Jul 28, 2015
A Shameful Murder by Harrison, Cora

A Shameful Murder

Jul 28, 2015
Shakespeare No More - A Jacobean Mystery by Hays, Tony

Shakespeare No More - A Jacobean Mystery

Jul 28, 2015
The scribe - a novel by Guinn, Matthew.

The scribe - a novel

Jul 28, 2015
Robert B. Parker's the Devil wins - a Jesse Stone novel by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-

Robert B. Parker's the Devil wins - a Jesse Stone novel

Jul 28, 2015
Spellcasting in silk - a witchcraft mystery by Blackwell, Juliet

Spellcasting in silk - a witchcraft mystery

Jul 28, 2015
The rhythm of the August rain - a novel by Royes, Gillian, 1947-

The rhythm of the August rain - a novel

"Shad Myers, the loveable bartender and town sleuth of Largo Bay, hunts down clues to a woman's mysterious disappearance in this fourth riveting novel in the Shad detective series. Shannon, a photojournalist on assignment for a Canadian magazine, arrives in the impoverished but beautiful fishing village of Largo Bay, Jamaica. But she's seeking more than a tropical paradise: She wants to know why a Canadian woman named Katlyn went missing there more than three decades ago. So she calls on Shad--"

Jul 28, 2015
Devoted in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Devoted in death

Jul 28, 2015
The Devil's Monk by Fraser, Sara

The Devil's Monk

Jul 28, 2015
A Deceptive Homecoming by Loan-Wilsey, Anna

A Deceptive Homecoming

Jul 28, 2015
Daughter of Ashes - A Hannah Ives Murder Mystery by Talley, Marcia

Daughter of Ashes - A Hannah Ives Murder Mystery

Jul 28, 2015
The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'clock Lady by Albert, Susan Wittig.

The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'clock Lady

Jul 28, 2015
Dance of the bones - a J.P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker novel by Jance, Judith A, author.

Dance of the bones - a J.P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker novel

Retired sheriff Brandon Walker calls on J.P. Beaumont for help when he discovers that there are links between a years-old murder case he has been called on to investigate and another unsolved case in Seattle.

Jul 28, 2015
A curious beginning - a Veronica Speedwell mystery by Raybourn, Deanna.

A curious beginning - a Veronica Speedwell mystery

Jul 28, 2015
Code Grey by Simon, Clea

Code Grey

Jul 28, 2015
City of Echoes by Ellis, Robert

City of Echoes

Jul 28, 2015
Chasing Justice - A Matt Royal Mystery by Griffin, H. Terrell

Chasing Justice - A Matt Royal Mystery

Jul 28, 2015
Candy Corn Murder by Meier, Leslie

Candy Corn Murder

Jul 28, 2015
The Burying Ground - A Thaddeus Lewis Mystery by Kellough, Janet

The Burying Ground - A Thaddeus Lewis Mystery

Jul 28, 2015
Buried by the Roan - an Allison Coil mystery by Stevens, Mark, 1954-

Buried by the Roan - an Allison Coil mystery

In order to solve the mystery surrounding a highly skilled hunter's death, Alison must deal with a possible stalker targeting her latest group, mysterious illnesses caused by poisoned drinking water, and a dispute among neighbors about natural gas drilling.

Jul 28, 2015
The Big Bitch by Lang, John Patrick

The Big Bitch

Jul 28, 2015
Antler Dust by Stevens, Mark

Antler Dust

Jul 28, 2015
Name of the devil - a Jessica Blackwood novel by Mayne, Andrew, 1973- author.

Name of the devil - a Jessica Blackwood novel

"In this electrifying sequel to Angel Killer, magician-turned-FBI-agent Jessica Blackwood must channel her past to catch a killer consumed by a desire for revenge. When a church combusts in rural Appalachia, the bizarre trail of carnage suggests diabolical forces are at work. Charged with explaining the inexplicable, the FBI's Dr. Ailes and Agent Knoll once again turn to the ace up their sleeve: Agent Jessica Blackwood, a former prodigy from a family dynasty of illusionists. As the death toll mo

Jul 28, 2015
Murder on the bucket list by Perona, Elizabeth.

Murder on the bucket list

The septuagenarian women of the Summer Ridge Bridge Club have gathered in secret late one July night to check skinny-dipping off their bucket list. But as Francine observes, the jittery members seem more obsessed with body issues and elaborate preparations than actually stripping down and getting in the pool. A pungent smell emanating from the pool shed provides a perfect distraction. When a dead body flops out, its an answered prayer for Charlotte, since the first item on her list is to solve a

Jul 28, 2015
Heads or hearts by Johnston, Paul, 1957- author.

Heads or hearts

Independent Edinburgh, 2033. The Council of City Guardians has been forced to relax its grip on citizens and the borders are no longer secure. Then a human heart is found on a football pitch. Maverick investigator Quint Dalrymple is called in - but before he makes much progress, a citizen's headless body floats down a canal. Quint uncovers a link to the planned referendum over Edinburgh joining a reconstituted Scotland. But who is behind the killings and mutilations? Are the city's notorious gan

Jul 28, 2015
Basic law - a mystery of Cold War Europe by Jones, J. Sydney, author.

Basic law - a mystery of Cold War Europe

Expat American journalist Sam Kramer is burned out: too many dead bodies, too many wars covered, too little meaning in it all. He's got a dead-end job at the Daily European as the correspondent for Vienna, where nothing happens now that the Cold War is over. And that is exactly how Kramer likes it. But his private neutral zone is shattered with news of the suicide of Reni Mu¨ller, a German left-wing firebrand and Kramer's long-estranged ex-girlfriend. To his surprise, Kramer suddenly finds himse

Jul 28, 2015
Antidote to venom by Crofts, Freeman Wills, 1879-1957, author.

Antidote to venom

George Surridge, director of the Birmington Zoo, is a man with many worries: his marriage is collapsing; his finances are insecure; and an outbreak of disease threatens the animals in his care. As Surridge's debts mount and the pressure on him increases, he begins to dream of miracle solutions. But is he cunning enough to turn his dreams into reality - and could he commit the most devious murder in pursuit of his goals? This ingenious crime novel, with its unusual 'inverted' structure and sympat

Jul 28, 2015
Best served cold - a Monika Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author.

Best served cold - a Monika Paniatowski mystery

On the night the Whitebridge Players staged their last ever performance, the idealistic young actors in the company resolved that twenty years on they would return to the same theatre and stage the same play. But two decades later, old resentments have grown and new jealousies have germinated, and it is a very different company that returns to re-enact the Spanish Tragedy. The cast members all have their axes to grind - and some have clear targets for those axes...It is in this world - where nor

Jul 28, 2015
After the storm by Castillo, Linda.

After the storm

"In this electrifying thriller by New York Times bestseller Linda Castillo, Kate Burkholder must uncover a family's long-hidden past to solve a brutal murder... When a tornado tears through Painters Mill and unearths human remains, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder finds herself tasked with the responsibility of identifying the bones-and notifying the family. Evidence quickly emerges that the death was no accident and Kate finds herself plunged into a thirty year old case that takes her deep into

Jul 28, 2015
Cities and thrones by Patel, Carrie, author.

Cities and thrones

"In the fantastical, gaslit underground city of Recolleta, oligarchs from foreign states and revolutionaries from the farming communes vie for power in the wake of the city's coup. The dark, forbidden knowledge of how the city came to be founded has been released into the world for all to read, and now someone must pay. Inspector Liesl Malone is on her toes, trying to keep the peace, and Arnault's spy ring is more active than ever. Has the city's increased access to knowledge put the citizens in

Jul 28, 2015
Corridors of the night - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne.

Corridors of the night - a William Monk novel

"Anne Perry, that incomparable novelist of life in Victorian England, has once again surpassed herself, with this twenty-first installment of her New York Times bestselling William Monk series. In Corridors of the Night, nurse Hester Monk and her husband, William, commander of the Thames River Police, do desperate battle with two obsessed scientists who in the name of healing have turned to homicide. The monomaniacal Rand brothers--Magnus, a cunning doctor, and Hamilton, a genius chemist--are u

Jul 28, 2015
Devil on my doorstep by Kaminsky, Stuart M.

Devil on my doorstep

Private eye Jim Rockford receives a visit from a girl claiming to be his daughter and she has proof. The girl says her mother, the woman with whom Rockford had an affair, is missing and may have been murdered by her husband. Rockford investigates.

Jul 28, 2015
Flask of the drunken master - a Shinobi mystery by Spann, Susan, author.

Flask of the drunken master - a Shinobi mystery

"August 1565: When a rival artisan turns up dead outside Ginjiro's brewery, and all the evidence implicates the brewer, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo must find the killer before the magistrate executes Ginjiro and seizes the brewery, leaving his wife and daughter destitute. A missing merchant, a vicious debt collector, and a female moneylender join Ginjiro and the victim's spendthrift son on the suspect list. But with Kyoto on alert in the wake of the shogun's rece

Jul 28, 2015
The Mammoth book of Sherlock Holmes abroad by

The Mammoth book of Sherlock Holmes abroad

In this anthology of new stories, Sherlock Holmes travels to the far ends of the Earth in search of truth and justice. A host of writers, while remaining respectful towards Conan Doyle's work, present a new and thrilling dimension to Holmes's career.

Jul 28, 2015
Deadly election by Davis, Lindsey.

Deadly election

"In the first century A.D., during Domitian's reign, Flavia Albia is ready for a short break from her family. So, in July, she returns to Rome, leaving them at their place on the coast. Albia, the daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, now retired as private informer, has taken up her father's former profession and it's time to get back to work. The first order business, however, is the corpse found in a chest sent as part of a large lot to be sold by the Falco family auction house. As the senior fami

Jul 28, 2015
Open grave - a mystery by Eriksson, Kjell, 1953- author.

Open grave - a mystery

In this new book in the Ann Lindell series, Professor Bertram von Ohler has been awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine. This news causes problems in his otherwise quiet upper-class neighborhood. Not everybody is happy with the choice of winner. Mysterious incidents start to occur. Boyish pranks say the police, but what follows is certainly not innocent amusement. Police inspector Ann Lindell becomes involved in the case and immediately is transported back into her own past. Eriksson has been nomi

Jul 28, 2015
Midnight on the Mississippi by Ellis, Mary, 1951-

Midnight on the Mississippi

When stock and securities broker Hunter Galen's business partner turns up dead, private investigator Nicki Price looks into the case, but she wonders if her suspicion of Hunter's fiancee´ might really be due to her growing feelings for him.

Jul 28, 2015
The last September - a novel by Gramont, Nina de.

The last September - a novel

Jul 28, 2015
Entry Island by May, Peter

Entry Island

Jul 28, 2015
The end game by Coulter, Catherine.

The end game

"From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Catherine Coulter, the explosive new addition to the remarkable thriller series featuring Nicholas Drummond and Mike Caine"--

Jul 28, 2015
Come Hell or Highball by Chance, Maia

Come Hell or Highball

Jul 28, 2015
Who let the dog out? by Rosenfelt, David, author.

Who let the dog out?

"Lawyer Andy Carpenter is surprised when Willie Miller, Andy's partner at their dog rescue operation, the Tara Foundation, calls to say the alarm has gone off at the foundation building. There has clearly been a break-in, and a dog has been stolen. All of the dogs that the Tara Foundation rescues are given collars with GPS tracking capabilities, so Andy and Willie know they'll be able to track down the missing dog. They follow the signal to a house in downtown Paterson, and sure enough, the dog

Jul 28, 2015
Corpse flower by Ferris, Gloria, 1947-, author.

Corpse flower

Former socialite Bliss Cornwall finds herself at risk of becoming a murder victim when she agrees to help her cousin find a mate for his giant jungle plant. Soon police officer Neil Redfern is scrutinizing her activities and interfering with her job.

Jul 28, 2015
Vixen by Pronzini, Bill.

Vixen

"When Nameless is hired by Cory Beckett, a beautiful young woman who claims to be a model, to find her missing brother, Kenneth, it seems to be a routine matter. Kenneth has fled San Francisco in a drug-induced panic to avoid trial on a charge of stealing a valuable necklace from the alcoholic wife of the man for whom he works, wealthy yachtsman Andrew Vorhees. When agency operative Jake Runyon locates and questions the frightened young man, Cory Beckett's motives come into question and the case

Jul 28, 2015