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Very Important Corpses - A Country House Murder Mystery With a Supernatural Twist by Green, Simon Very Important Corpses - A Country House Murder Mystery With a Supernatural Twist

Jan 17, 2017
An Unjust Judge - A Burren Mystery Set in 16th Century Ireland by Harrison, Cora An Unjust Judge - A Burren Mystery Set in 16th Century Ireland

Jan 17, 2017
Three Shot Burst by Depoy, Phillip Three Shot Burst

Jan 17, 2017
The third hell by Dial, Connie, 1944- author. The third hell

Jan 17, 2017
Shadows on the lake / A Stefania Valenti Mystery by Cocco, Giovanni, 1976- author. Shadows on the lake / A Stefania Valenti Mystery

Jan 17, 2017
Retribution by Fraser, Anthea Retribution

Jan 17, 2017
A puzzle to be named later - a Puzzle Lady mystery by Hall, Parnell, author. A puzzle to be named later - a Puzzle Lady mystery

"The Puzzle Lady couldn't be happier. Matt Greystone, the rookie sensation who just signed a huge contract with the Yankees after coming to the team as the player to be named later in a trade with the Diamondbacks, winning 17 games as a starting pitcher, was coming to town to rehab from an arm injury. A diehard Yankee fan, Cora was delighted when Matt invited her to a weekend pool party. On the plus side, she got to meet Derek Jeter. On the minus side, she had to solve a puzzle (that was als

Jan 17, 2017
Murder on Location by Pegau, Cathy Murder on Location

Jan 17, 2017
Midnight man by Tomlinson, David Eric, author. Midnight man

""Tomlinson meshes local politics, college basketball, and the South in this wonderfully gritty crime novel you just can't put down." --Dave White, author of An Empty Hell . . . Summer, 1994. Dean Goodnight, the first Choctaw Indian employed by the Oklahoma County public defender's office, pulls a new case--the brutal murder of a once-promising basketball star. The only witness is Caleb, the five-year-old son of the prime suspect, Billy. Investigating the murder, Dean draws four strangers into

Jan 17, 2017
The lioness is the hunter by Estleman, Loren D, author. The lioness is the hunter

Investigating the disappearance of an entrepreneur, Amos Walker becomes embroiled in a mystery involving a murder, questionable real estate practices, and a dangerous international fugitive.

Jan 17, 2017
A high mortality of doves by Ellis, Kate, 1953- author. A high mortality of doves

1919. The Derbyshire village of Wenfield is still reeling from four terrible years of war, and now, just when the village is coming to terms with the loss of so many of its sons, the brutal murder of a young girl shatters its hard-won tranquillity. Myrtle Bligh is found stabbed and left in woodland, her mouth slit to accommodate a dead dove, a bird of peace. During the war Myrtle worked as a volunteer nurse with Flora Winsmore, the local doctor's daughter, caring for badly wounded soldiers at th

Jan 17, 2017
Hidden graves - a Dek Ekstrom mystery by Fredrickson, Jack, author. Hidden graves - a Dek Ekstrom mystery

It's election season in corrupt Cook County, Illinois - where the dead vote on who lives and who dies...A skeleton's hand spills out of an abandoned grain silo, aiming an axe at the candidate fro US senate. A Heavily-disguised woman hires Chicago private investigator Dek Elstrom to head west to find men with no pasts - and one with no present. While he's away, someone dead comes calling to fraom him for murder. A sheriff's deputy wants Dek arrested. Someone else wants him dead. No one knows

Jan 17, 2017
Good death - A Tom Mariner mystery by Collett, Chris, author. Good death - A Tom Mariner mystery

When an elderly man dies in a house fire, the investigating officers are left baffled as to whether the blaze was accidental or started deliberately. If arson, was it a random act - or part of a personal vendetta? It's not the first time the Shah family has been targeted. At the same time, Detective Chief Inspector Tom Mariner is searching for a bridegroom who has vanished two weeks before his wedding. A case of cold feet? Or is there something more sinister behind his disappearance? Two see

Jan 17, 2017
The fifth element by Brekke, Jørgen, 1968- author. The fifth element

"Police Inspector Odd Singsaker has been captured, imprisoned on an island off the Northern coast of Norway. He wakes to find himself holding a shotgun. Next to him is a corpse. But what events led him to this point? And how did he get here? A few weeks earlier, Felicia, his wife, disappeared. Though he didn't know it, she was trying to find her way back to Odd to reconcile, but then she vanished into a snowstorm. Possibly involved is a corrupt, coldblooded cop from Oslo, a devious college stude

Jan 17, 2017
Fatality by Firelight by Cahoon, Lynn Fatality by Firelight

Jan 17, 2017
Enter by the narrow gate by Carlson, David, 1947- author. Enter by the narrow gate

Jan 17, 2017
The elusive elixir by Pandian, Gigi, 1975- author. The elusive elixir

"Dorian Robert-Houdin, the three-and-a-half-foot gargoyle chef who fancies himself a modern-day Poirot, is slowly turning into stone, and it|s up to Zoe Faust to unravel the alchemical secrets that can save him. When they discover that a long-lost stone gargoyle with a connection to Dorian has reappeared in Europe, the stakes are even higher. From Portland to Paris, Zoe searches for the hidden knowledge she needs, but a cold case that harkens back to 1942 throws her off course. With an ailing fr

Jan 17, 2017
Death by Chocolate Lab by Blake, Bethany Death by Chocolate Lab

Jan 17, 2017
Crooked Street - A Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy Mystery by Masters, Priscilla Crooked Street - A Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy Mystery

Jan 17, 2017
Collected Millar. Legendary novels of suspense by Millar, Margaret, 1915-1994, author. Collected Millar. Legendary novels of suspense

Jan 17, 2017
Collected Millar - the master at her zenith by Millar, Margaret, 1915-1994, author. Collected Millar - the master at her zenith

This volume includes five of Millar's novels of the 1950s, among her best-known works of literary suspense as well as some of the most compulsively readable, please-leave-a-light-on thrillers ever put to paper.

Jan 17, 2017
Bone box - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye, author. Bone box - a Decker/Lazarus novel

When Rina Lazarus discovers human remains in the woods near her home, her husband, Peter Decker, investigates related decades-old unsolved murders before identifying a possible suspect who has been hiding in plain sight.

Jan 17, 2017
Best Served Cold by Cooper, Susan Rogers Best Served Cold

Jan 17, 2017
Banana cream pie murder by Fluke, Joanne, 1943- author. Banana cream pie murder

Upon returning from her honeymoon, Hannah learns that her mother's neighbor has been murdered, but she rejects the police's finding that it was the work of random intruder and sifts through a growing number of suspects in search of the truth.

Jan 17, 2017
The Will to Kill by Spillane, Mickey/ Collins, Max Allan The Will to Kill

Jan 19, 2017
The whole art of detection - lost mysteries of Sherlock Holmes by Faye, Lyndsay, author. The whole art of detection - lost mysteries of Sherlock Holmes

Jan 19, 2017
The violated by Pronzini, Bill, author. The violated

Jan 19, 2017
Twelve angry librarians by James, Miranda, author. Twelve angry librarians

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

Jan 19, 2017
Skeleton God / An Inspector Shan Tao Yun Mystery by Pattison, Eliot, author. Skeleton God / An Inspector Shan Tao Yun Mystery

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

Jan 19, 2017
Saratoga payback by Dobyns, Stephen, 1941- author. Saratoga payback

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

Jan 19, 2017
Railway detective by Marston, Edward Railway detective

Jan 19, 2017
Pekoe most poison by Childs, Laura, author. Pekoe most poison

Jan 19, 2017
The murder of Willie Lincoln by Solomon, Burt, author. The murder of Willie Lincoln

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

Jan 19, 2017
Murder at an Irish Wedding by O'Connor, Carlene Murder at an Irish Wedding

Jan 19, 2017
In This Grave Hour by Winspear, Jacqueline In This Grave Hour

Jan 19, 2017
Facials can be fatal by Cohen, Nancy J., 1948- author. Facials can be fatal

Jan 19, 2017
The English agent by DePoy, Phillip, author. The English agent

"In 1583, young Christopher Marlowe--student, brawler, rakehell, and would-be playwright--has had a dreadful evening. The first performance of his play in the corner of a very disreputable Cambridge bar is a humiliating flop, and then he's attacked on the streets while in the company of Thomas Kyd. So when Francis Walsingham, Queen Elizabeth's spymaster, sends for him, Marlowe is only too happy to go. The assignment is go to Holland, where England's ally, William the Silent, is the target of a S

Jan 19, 2017
Elementary, She Read by Delany, Vicki Elementary, She Read

Jan 19, 2017
The devil's triangle by Coulter, Catherine, author. The devil's triangle

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

Jan 19, 2017
Death of a ghost by Beaton, M. C, author. Death of a ghost

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

Jan 19, 2017
Dead letters - a novel by Dolan-Leach, Caite, author. Dead letters - a novel

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

Jan 19, 2017
The crow trap by Cleeves, Ann, author. The crow trap

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

Jan 19, 2017
Crooked street - a Joanna Piercy mystery by Masters, Priscilla. Crooked street - a Joanna Piercy mystery

Jadon Glover is goodlooking, professional, reliable and a perfect husband, according to his wife. So when he fails to return home one miserable March night, she rings the police, certain that something has happened to him. DI Joanna Piercy and DS Mike Korpanski are sceptical: there's no such thing as a perfect marriage. So what is the truth about Jadon? As the investigation proceeds, it soon becomes apparent that Jadon Glover has been keeping secrets from his wife. And as the police pursue

Jan 19, 2017
The Cheltenham Square Murder by Bude, John The Cheltenham Square Murder

Jan 19, 2017
A cast of vultures by Flanders, Judith, author. A cast of vultures

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

Jan 19, 2017
Burials - A Faye Longchamp Mystery by Evans, Mary Anna Burials - A Faye Longchamp Mystery

Jan 19, 2017
The book of mirrors - a novel by Chirovici, Eugen-Ovidiu, author. The book of mirrors - a novel

Jan 19, 2017
Blue Light Yokohama by Obregon, Nicolas Blue Light Yokohama

Jan 19, 2017
Ask the parrot by Stark, Richard, 1933-2008. Ask the parrot

Fleeing the authorities after a disastrous bank heist, Parker is rescued by Tom Lindahl, a one-time whistleblower tossed aside by the corrupt political establishment, who has a daring scheme to seek revenge and a plan to use Parker to accomplish his goal.

Jan 19, 2017
Saving Cecil by Mims, Lee, 1948- author. Saving Cecil

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

Jan 21, 2017
Purr M for Murder - A Cat Rescue Mystery by Lotempio, T. C. Purr M for Murder - A Cat Rescue Mystery

Jan 21, 2017
Murder on the Serpentine - a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel by Perry, Anne, author. Murder on the Serpentine - a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel

Privately summoned by Queen Victoria when one of her closest confidantes is found murdered, Thomas Pitt navigates the secretive world of London society in what becomes the most dangerous case of his career.

Jan 21, 2017
Murder is no accident by Gabhart, Ann H., 1947- author. Murder is no accident

Jan 21, 2017
Man overboard - an Ali Reynolds novel by Jance, Judith A, author. Man overboard - an Ali Reynolds novel

"In New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance's gripping new thriller, Man Overboard, two tech geniuses face off--one intent on saving lives, the other on ending them. Cybersecurity expert Roger McGeary finally has his life back on track after years of struggling with depression. But when he falls from the balcony of his suite on an all-expenses-paid cruise, the police quickly dismiss it as "death by misadventure," a vague phrase leaving much to interpretation. Unsatisfied, Roger's tough-as

Jan 21, 2017
The House of Four by Nadel, Barbara The House of Four

Jan 21, 2017
Getting Off on Frank Sinatra by Edwards, Megan Getting Off on Frank Sinatra

Jan 21, 2017
A death by any other name by Arlen, Tessa, author. A death by any other name

"A Death by Any Other Name is a delightful Edwardian mystery set in the English countryside. Building on the success of her last two mysteries in the same series, Tessa Arlen returns us to the same universe full of secrets, intrigue, and, this time, roses. The elegant Lady Montfort and her redoubtable housekeeper Mrs. Jackson's services are called upon after a cook is framed and dismissed for poisoning a guest of the Hyde Rose Society. Promising to help her regain her job and her dignity, the pa

Jan 21, 2017
Cruel Winter by Connolly, Sheila Cruel Winter

Jan 21, 2017
A Caribbean mystery - a Miss Marple mystery by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. A Caribbean mystery - a Miss Marple mystery

Jan 21, 2017
Black fall - a Jessica Blackwood novel by Mayne, Andrew, 1973- author. Black fall - a Jessica Blackwood novel

"As magician-turned-FBI agent Jessica Blackwood struggles to connect a series of seemingly unrelated, but equally bizarre and sinister, crimes in Black Fall--Andrew Mayne's third book in the series that began with self-published eBook phenomenon Angel Killer--she is forced to accept that only one twisted, brilliant mind could be behind them...and that the Warlock is planning one final, catastrophic act"--

Jan 21, 2017
The astonishing mistakes of Dahlia Moss by Wirestone, Max, author. The astonishing mistakes of Dahlia Moss

"Veronica Mars meets the World of Warcraft in The Astonishing Case of Dahlia Moss, a mystery romp with a most unexpected heroine. You'd think that after I took a bullet in my arm following my last case that I'd be timid about going in guns blazing a second time. But you'd be wrong. I faced down death, and the only bad thing that happened was that I got a cool scar. Which is a like a tattoo, but with street cred. I may have been a little overconfident this time. And that may have seriously cloud

Jan 21, 2017
After you with the pistol by Bonfiglioli, Kyril. After you with the pistol

Jan 21, 2017
Yesterday's echo - a novel by Coyle, Matt, author. Yesterday's echo - a novel

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

Jan 22, 2017
The Wages of Sin by Welsh, Kaite The Wages of Sin

Jan 22, 2017
A twist of the knife by James, Peter, 1948- author. A twist of the knife

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

Jan 22, 2017
Twice told tail by Brandon, Ali, author. Twice told tail

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

Jan 22, 2017
Tooth and nail by Rankin, Ian, author. Tooth and nail

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

Jan 22, 2017
Snowed in With Murder by Wallace, Auralee Snowed in With Murder

Jan 22, 2017
A rustle of silk - a Gabriel Taverner mystery by Clare, Alys, author. A rustle of silk - a Gabriel Taverner mystery

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

Jan 22, 2017
Reservations by Florio, Gwen, 1955- author. Reservations

Jan 22, 2017
Renting silence by Miley, Mary, author. Renting silence

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

Jan 22, 2017
Quick off the mark - an Alex Quick mystery by Moody, Susan, author. Quick off the mark - an Alex Quick mystery

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

Jan 22, 2017
Pressed to death by Weiss, Kirsten, 1968- author. Pressed to death

Jan 22, 2017
Police at the station and they don't look friendly - a Detective Sean Duffy novel by McKinty, Adrian, author. Police at the station and they don't look friendly - a Detective Sean Duffy novel

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

Jan 22, 2017
A pinch of poison by Maxwell, Alyssa, author. A pinch of poison

Jan 22, 2017
Pet in peril by Celine, Marie, 1955- author. Pet in peril

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

Jan 22, 2017
Paws and effect - a magical cats mystery by Kelly, Sofie, 1958- author. Paws and effect - a magical cats mystery

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

Jan 22, 2017
My soul to take - a novel of Iceland by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir. My soul to take - a novel of Iceland

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

Jan 22, 2017
The murder book - a Henry Johnstone mystery by Adams, Jane, 1960- author. The murder book - a Henry Johnstone mystery

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

Jan 22, 2017
Last rituals - a novel of suspense by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir. Last rituals - a novel of suspense

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

Jan 22, 2017
Iced under by Ross, Barbara, 1953- author. Iced under

Jan 22, 2017
The heretic's creed by Buckley, Fiona, author. The heretic's creed

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

Jan 22, 2017
Fractured Families by Hinger, Charlotte Fractured Families

Jan 22, 2017
Death ship by Kelly, Jim, 1957- author. Death ship

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

Jan 22, 2017
Death on the Patagonian Express by Conrad, Hy, author. Death on the Patagonian Express

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

Jan 22, 2017
Custom baked murder by Mugavero, Liz, author. Custom baked murder

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

Jan 22, 2017
The Case of the Curious Cook - A Cozy Mystery by Ace, Cathy The Case of the Curious Cook - A Cozy Mystery

Jan 22, 2017
Blood and bone by Giambanco, V. M., author. Blood and bone

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

Jan 22, 2017
Bell, book and candlemas by Hesse, Jennifer David, author. Bell, book and candlemas

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

Jan 22, 2017
The Amok Runners by Cotterill, Colin The Amok Runners

Jan 22, 2017
Where I can see you by Sweazy, Larry D., author. Where I can see you

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

Jan 23, 2017
An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry, author. An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery

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

Jan 23, 2017
Unnatural causes by James, P. D. Unnatural causes

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

Jan 23, 2017
The shivering turn - a Jennie Redhead mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. The shivering turn - a Jennie Redhead mystery

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

Jan 23, 2017
She stopped for death by Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, 1946- author. She stopped for death

Jan 23, 2017
The Ripper's shadow - a Victorian mystery by Rowland, Laura Joh. The Ripper's shadow - a Victorian mystery

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

Jan 23, 2017
The return of the Raven Mocker - An Alafair Tucker Mystery by Casey, Donis, author. The return of the Raven Mocker - An Alafair Tucker Mystery

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

Jan 23, 2017
A perilous undertaking by Raybourn, Deanna, author. A perilous undertaking

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

Jan 23, 2017
Old bones by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Old bones

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

Jan 23, 2017
North of Havana by White, Randy Wayne. North of Havana

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

Jan 23, 2017
Murder in the secret garden by Adams, Ellery, author. Murder in the secret garden

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

Jan 23, 2017
Lestrade and the Ripper by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the Ripper

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

Jan 23, 2017
Lestrade and the Leviathan by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the Leviathan

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

Jan 23, 2017
Lestrade and the hallowed house by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the hallowed house

Jan 23, 2017
Lestrade and the gift of the prince by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the gift of the prince

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

Jan 23, 2017
Lestrade and the brother of death by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the brother of death

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

Jan 23, 2017
Killing Adonis by Donellan, J. M. (Joshua M.), author. Killing Adonis

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

Jan 23, 2017
Kentucky woman by Brogan, Mike, author. Kentucky woman

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

Jan 23, 2017
Hope's Peak - a Harper and Lane mystery by Healey, Tony, author. Hope's Peak - a Harper and Lane mystery

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

Jan 23, 2017
For time and all eternities by Harrison, Mette Ivie, 1970- author. For time and all eternities

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

Jan 23, 2017
The exiled by Hiekkapelto, Kati, 1970- author. The exiled

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

Jan 23, 2017
Duplicity by Thoft, Ingrid, author. Duplicity

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

Jan 23, 2017
Dead cold brew by Coyle, Cleo, author. Dead cold brew

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

Jan 23, 2017
The catalyst killing / ǂc Hans Olav Lahlum ; translated from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson. by Lahlum, Hans Olav, 1973- author. The catalyst killing / ǂc Hans Olav Lahlum ; translated from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson.

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

Jan 23, 2017
Cat with a clue by Cass, Laurie, author. Cat with a clue

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

Jan 23, 2017
At rope's end - a Dr. James Verraday mystery by Kay, Edward. At rope's end - a Dr. James Verraday mystery

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

Jan 23, 2017