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Blind sight by O'Connell, Carol, 1947- author.

Blind sight

"The thrilling new Mallory novel from the New York Times-bestselling author and one of the most acclaimed crime writers in America. The nun was dead. Her body lay on the lawn outside Gracie Mansion, the home of New York City's mayor, and it wasn't alone. There were four of them altogether. They'd been killed at different times, in different places, and dumped there. There should have been five--but the boy was missing. Jonah Quill, blind since birth, sat in a car driven by a killer and wondere

Aug 17, 2016
Sun, sand, murder by Keyse-Walker, John, author.

Sun, sand, murder

"As a Special Constable, Teddy Creque is the only police presence on the remote, sun-drenched island of Anegada, nestled in the heart of the British Virgin Islands. In all his years on the job, Teddy has never considered the possibility that he might have to address an actual crime on his peaceful island. That is, until he receives a hysterical call about a dead man on the beach. Indeed, Teddy is shocked to discover Paul Kelliher, a biologist who traveled to the island every summer for research,

Aug 17, 2016
Stalking Ground by Mizushima, Margaret

Stalking Ground

Aug 17, 2016
Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm - A British Library Crime Classic by North, Gil

Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm - A British Library Crime Classic

Aug 17, 2016
Pushing up daisies - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C, author.

Pushing up daisies - an Agatha Raisin mystery

When a wealthy land developer who had been planning to turn a community garden into a housing estate winds up dead, Agatha Raisin is hired by the victim's accused son to clear him of suspicion and identify the real killer among numerous suspects.

Aug 17, 2016
Murder With Macaroni and Cheese by Herbert, A. L.

Murder With Macaroni and Cheese

Aug 17, 2016
The Methods of Sergeant Cluff - A British Library Crime Classic by North, Gil

The Methods of Sergeant Cluff - A British Library Crime Classic

Aug 17, 2016
A Long Time Dead - A Mike Hammer Casebook by Spillane, Mickey/ Collins, Max Allan

A Long Time Dead - A Mike Hammer Casebook

Aug 17, 2016
The Fourth Figure by Aspe, Pieter

The Fourth Figure

Aug 17, 2016
Dead Men's Bones by Oswald, James

Dead Men's Bones

Aug 17, 2016
The Dead Hand - A Rachel Gold Mystery by Kahn, Michael A.

The Dead Hand - A Rachel Gold Mystery

Aug 17, 2016
Body on the Bayou by Byron, Ellen

Body on the Bayou

Aug 17, 2016
The Baker Street jurors by Robertson, Michael, 1951- author.

The Baker Street jurors

"Michael Robertson has delighted mystery readers and Sherlock Holmes aficionados everywhere with his charming and innovative Baker Street mystery series, where brothers Reggie and Nigel Heath are charged with answering letters to Sherlock that arrive at their law office, located at 221B Baker Street. In the exclusive London suburb of Hampstead Heath, Rory McSweeny--a true national hero, having led the England cricket team to successive international championships--is accused of murdering his own

Aug 17, 2016
Murder in the mangroves by Ambrose, Marty.

Murder in the mangroves

Mallie Monroe's life as a reporter on Coral Island has finally settled down. She's adjusted to the Florida lifestyle, received a small raise, and is enjoying a playful romance with island cop Nick Billie. Things start to heat up when Mallie's old boyfriend, Cole, reappears and she finds herself torn between two men. But just before the annual Mango Festival, which had promised to be a pleasant distraction, the body of the Mango Queen is found in the mangroves. So it's back to business and Mallie

Aug 20, 2016
Killer kool by Ambrose, Marty.

Killer kool

Aug 20, 2016
Island intrigue by Ambrose, Marty.

Island intrigue

When an unseasonable cold snap hits Coral Island in Southwest Florida, reporter Mallie Monroe tries to stay warm even as she scrambles for a way to heat up her news stories. Between boring town hall meetings and tedious elementary school events, the island seems to be settling into a deep freeze. But when a local boy disapperas, Mallie swings into investigative mode -- much to the dismay of sexy island cop Nick Billie. To complicate matters, the newspaper's pseudo-psychic becomes Mallie's unwitt

Aug 20, 2016
Peril in Paradise by Ambrose, Marty, author.

Peril in Paradise

Aug 20, 2016
Marbeck and the king-in-waiting by Pilkington, John, 1948 June 11-

Marbeck and the king-in-waiting

"Spring, 1603: Queen Elizabeth is dying, and England waits anxiously. The Virgin Queen hasn't named an heir, refusing even to speak. Her cousin James, King of Scotland, is assumed to be her successor, but will the transition be peaceful? Sir Robert Cecil, Secretary of State, fears insurrection and has brought troops to the capital. But from where might the danger come - overseas, or from malcontents closer to home? Meanwhile Marbeck, Cecil's best intelligencer, is under a cloud, wrongly suspecte

Aug 21, 2016
This Isn't a Game by Moss, David

This Isn't a Game

Aug 21, 2016
Reading up a storm by Gates, Eva, 1951-

Reading up a storm

"After a successful party at Bodie Island's Lighthouse Library, librarian Lucy Richardson is ready to curl up with her cat, Charles, and a good book. But her R and R is cut short when she notices some mysterious lights leading a small boat to crash into the coast. The two shipwrecked seafarers survive the ordeal--but one of them shows up dead ashore a few days later. Lucy finds herself again roped into a murder investigation and navigating a sea of suspects, all of whom had motives to deep-six t

Aug 21, 2016
Outfoxed by Rosenfelt, David, author.

Outfoxed

"Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter spends as much time as he can working on his true passion, the Tara Foundation, the dog rescue organization he runs. Lately, Andy has been especially involved in a county prison program where inmates help train dogs the Tara Foundation has rescued to make them more adoptable, benefiting both the dogs and the prisoners. One of the prisoners Andy has been working with is Brian Atkins, who has 18 months left on a 5-year term for fraud. Brian has been helping to train

Aug 21, 2016
Magnolia moonlight by Ellis, Mary, 1951- author.

Magnolia moonlight

Aug 21, 2016
Final act - a Lambert & Hook police procedural by Gregson, J. M., author.

Final act - a Lambert & Hook police procedural

"Sam Jackson is not a man who suffers fools - or anyone else - gladly. A successful British television producer who fancies himself as a Hollywood mogul, he makes enemies easily, and delights in the fact. It is no great surprise that such a man should meet a violent death. Detective Chief Superintendent Lambert and Detective Sergeant Hook deduce that the person who killed him is almost certainly to be found among the company of actors who are shooting a series of detective mysteries in rural Her

Aug 21, 2016
Dust to dust by Duffy, Margaret, author.

Dust to dust

The murder of Richard Daws, 14th Earl of Hartwood and a senior official at the National Crime Agency at his home -- the highly secure Hartwood Castle -- has sent shockwaves through MI5, MI6 and the Met. Patrick Gillard, Daws' prote´ge´ and 'adviser' to the NCA, along with his wife and working partner, Ingrid Langley, vows to find his killer. Soon hunting down the recently out-of-jail Nicholas Haldane -- a bent ex-civil servant who once tried to kill Daws, as well as dealing with the arrival of I

Aug 21, 2016
Death at the Boston Tea Party - a John Rawlings mystery by Lake, Deryn, author.

Death at the Boston Tea Party - a John Rawlings mystery

"Following a long and perilous journey, Apothecary John Rawlings has arrived in Boston, Massachusetts, to pursue a new business venture. He finds the place riven with tension and unrest. There are many who feel it's time the colonies sought freedom from British rule, and the seething resentment erupts into outright rebellion during the notorious Boston Tea Party. But has someone taken advantage of the chaos to commit cold-blooded murder? Called in to examine a body fished out of Boston harbour,

Aug 21, 2016
Dead man walking by Green, Simon R., 1955-

Dead man walking

"A rogue agent has come in from the cold and wants to spill his secrets. The Organisation wants Ishmael to find out if Frank Parker is who he says he is, what he really knows, and why he has emerged from the shadows after all this time. Ishmael heads to Ringstone Lodge in Yorkshire where Parker is being held to find that an atmosphere of fear and suspicion prevails. As he and his fellow residents are menaced by a series of alarming and inexplicable incidents, Ishmael sets out to prove that it's

Aug 21, 2016
The Branson beauty by Booth, Claire, author.

The Branson beauty

"The Branson Beauty, an old showboat, has crashed in the waters of an Ozark mountain lake just outside the popular tourist destination of Branson, Missouri. More than one hundred people are trapped aboard. Hank Worth is still settling into his new role as county sheriff, and when he responds to the emergency call, he knows he's in for a long winter's day of helping elderly people into rafts and bringing them ashore. He anticipates a lot of anxiety, many arguments, and extra costs for emergency e

Aug 21, 2016
Ayrshire murders by Dillon, E. R.

Ayrshire murders

"Kyle Shaw, a Scotsman by birth and a lawman by trade, returns to the lowlands in 1297 -- a time when all of Scotland stands on the brink of rebellion against English domination. Kyle discovers that his estranged father apparently had some connection with the English soldiers who loot and plunder the Scottish countryside at will. While Kyle seeks to thwart the raiders, someone begins murdering English soldiers from a nearby garrison one at a time and mutilating their corpses. The Ayrshire Murder

Aug 21, 2016
Against the light by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

Against the light

London, April, 1912. The third Irish Home Rule Bill is passing through Parliament and the situation is growing ever more tense. Closely involved in the negotiations, cabinet minister Edmund Latimer finds himself under growing pressure--which only intensifies when his seven-month-old niece Lucy is snatched away in her pram in Regent's Park. Could there be a connection between Lucy's kidnapping and the Irish talks? With her husband under intolerable strain, Edmund's wife Alice makes it her busines

Aug 21, 2016
The Bloodied Ivy by Goldsborough, Robert

The Bloodied Ivy

Aug 23, 2016
A Hard Woman to Kill by Howard, Alex

A Hard Woman to Kill

Aug 23, 2016
San Francisco noir 2- the classics by Maravelis, Peter

San Francisco noir 2- the classics

Aug 23, 2016
Cold Revenge by Howard, Alex

Cold Revenge

Aug 23, 2016
Playing With Fire by Elias, Gerald

Playing With Fire

Aug 23, 2016
A lesson in love and murder by McMillan, Rachel, 1981- author.

A lesson in love and murder

Aug 23, 2016
A dreadful past by Turnbull, Peter, 1950- author.

A dreadful past

The sighting of a vase in an antiques shop leads to a twenty-year-old murder case being reopened and as George Hennessey and his team try to close in on a mysterious gang of killers, the discovery of a new body throws them off track.

Aug 23, 2016
Dangerous cargo - an Art Marvik mystery by Rowson, Pauline, author.

Dangerous cargo - an Art Marvik mystery

When the body of a man who was officially declared dead fifty-five years ago washes up on the beach, Art Marvik sets out to uncover the man's true identity and exposes a trail of deceit, corruption, and murder that spans over a half-century.

Aug 23, 2016
Silver Spire by Goldsborough, Robert

Silver Spire

Aug 23, 2016
The Missing Chapter by Goldsborough, Robert

The Missing Chapter

Aug 23, 2016
Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M, author.

Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery

After discovering a body on a precipitous hill path while vacationing on the island of Alderney, Dorothy and her husband Alan, a retired police detective, are determined to find out whether the death was an accident or something more sinister.

Aug 23, 2016
The Last Coincidence by Goldsborough, Robert

The Last Coincidence

Aug 23, 2016
Murder in style by Heley, Veronica, author.

Murder in style

When Poppy Cordover is found dead at the bottom of the stairs in the boutique she co-owns with her twin sister Juno, Ellie Quicke's investigation into Poppy's death quickly uncovers a hornet's nest of greed, malice, and tragic secrets.

Aug 23, 2016
Wall Street noir by Spiegelman, Peter

Wall Street noir

Aug 23, 2016
Margery Allingham's Albert Campion returns in Mr. Campion's fault by Ripley, Mike, author.

Margery Allingham's Albert Campion returns in Mr. Campion's fault

After the senior English master's death in an accident, Mr. Campion's son Rupert and daughter-in-law Perdita are helping out at Ash Grange School for Boys, but when Rupert is arrested, Albert Campion heads to Yorkshire to find out what's going on.

Aug 23, 2016
The Wilson deception by Stewart, David O., author.

The Wilson deception

After four years of horror The Great War has ended, and President Woodrow Wilson's arrival in Paris in December 1918 unites the city in ecstatic celebration. Major Jamie Fraser, an army physician who has spent ten months tending American soldiers, is among the crowd that throngs the Place de la Concorde for Wilson's visit. As an expert on the Spanish influenza, Fraser is also called in to advise the president's own doctor on how best to avoid the deadly disease. Despite his robust appearance, Wi

Aug 24, 2016
Foreign bodies by Wishart, David, 1952-

Foreign bodies

"June, AD42. The emperor Claudius himself has requested Corvinus's help in investigating the murder of a Gallic wine merchant, stabbed to death as he was taking an afternoon nap in his summer-house at Lugdunum. Not especially happy at being despatched to Gaul, and even less enamoured of his enforced travelling companion, the insufferable Domitius Crinas, Corvinus is increasingly frustrated as it becomes clear that the dead man's extended family and friends are hiding something from him. Unused t

Aug 24, 2016
The night bell by Wolfe, Inger Ash, author.

The night bell

The Night Bell moves between the past and the present in Port Dundas, Ontario, as two mysteries converge. A discovery of the bones of murdered children is made on land that was once a county foster home. Now it's being developed as a brand new subdivision whose first residents are already railing against broken promises and corruption. But when three of these residents are murdered after the discovery of the children's bones, frustration turns to terror. While trying to stem the panic and solve

Aug 24, 2016
The wages of desire - an Inspector Lamb novel by Kelly, Stephen (Mystery writer), author.

The wages of desire - an Inspector Lamb novel

In the late summer of 1941, as the war in Europe drags on, long-buried secrets begin to surface in the Hampshire village of Winstead, when the body of a young woman--a former conscientious objector--is found shot to death in the church cemetery. The woman's only connection to Winstead seems to be that she lately had joined a group of conscripted workers who are building a prisoner of war camp on an abandoned farm near the village. But Detective Chief Inspector Thomas Lamb, who is called in to so

Aug 24, 2016
Grilling the subject by Gerber, Daryl Wood, author.

Grilling the subject

Things heat up for bookstore owner Jenna Hart in the latest Cookbook Nook mystery from the Agatha Award-winning author of Fudging the Books . As the Wild West Extravaganza rides into Crystal Cove, California, Cookbook Nook store owner Jenna Hart is ready to indulge her appetite for grilled and barbecued treats and maybe even try the Texas skip. But when the body of one of her father's neighbors is found the next morning smoldering in a bonfire, the rodeo revelry is extinguished. Sylvia Gump had

Aug 24, 2016
The diva serves high tea by Davis, Krista, author.

The diva serves high tea

"When The Parlour opens up in town, domestic diva Sophie Winston finally has a place to satisfy her cravings for all things tea and crumpet related. And the shop serves as the perfect place for the ladies of the town to gather and gossip, especially since it s conveniently located right across the street from the new antique store run by the handsome and charming Robert Johnson. But speculation around Robert really boils over when he s found dead a victim of poisoning after attending a literacy

Aug 24, 2016
Beloved Poison by Thomson, E. S.

Beloved Poison

Aug 24, 2016
The Babe Ruth Deception by Stewart, David O.

The Babe Ruth Deception

Aug 24, 2016
Beeline to murder. by Lester, Meera.

Beeline to murder.

After an injury forced her to leave the police department, Abigail Mackenzie started a second career as a farmer. Raising chickens, harvesting honey from her bee colony, and growing heirloom vegetables on her farmette in the beautiful Bay Area town of Las Flores, Abby has embraced all the benefits of a peaceful life. But when she attempts to deliver her trademark honey to local pastry chef Jean-Louis Bonheur and finds him dead in his shop, her old investigative instincts kick in. After the coron

Aug 24, 2016
Incensed by Lin, Ed, author.

Incensed

"In Taiwan, the Mid-Autumn Festival is a time for prioritizing family. When 25-year-old Jing-nan's gangster uncle, Big Eye, asks a favor, Jing-nan can't exactly say no, especially because two goons are going to follow him around to make sure he gets it done right. The favor is this: Big Eye's 16-year old daughter, Mei-ling, has a biker boyfriend from the wrong side of the tracks--in Big Eye's gangster opinion--and Big Eye wants Jing-nan to bring her to Taipei, away from the bad influences, and s

Aug 24, 2016
Hook, line, and murder by Fletcher, Jessica, author.

Hook, line, and murder

"The USA Today bestselling Murder, She Wrote mystery series continues as Jessica Fletcher takes a relaxing getaway that turns into a reel deadly situation. Jessica enters a fly-fishing competition at a nearby lake. Joining her is the sheriff's wife, Maureen Metzger, who surprises Jess with her enthusiasm for the sport. Their guide, however, is a surprise to both... Brian Kinney is an ex-con. Jailed as an accomplice to Darryl Jepson, a convicted killer, Brian was later exonerated, but not befor

Aug 24, 2016
The heavens may fall - a novel by Eskens, Allen, 1963- author.

The heavens may fall - a novel

"FEATURING THREE CHARACTERS FROM THE BESTSELLING BOOK-CLUB FAVORITE THE LIFE WE BURY, THIS NOVEL EXPLORES A RIVETING MURDER CASE TOLD FROM TWO OPPOSING PERSPECTIVES. Detective Max Rupert and attorney Boady Sanden's friendship is being pushed to the breaking point. Max is convinced that Jennavieve Pruitt was killed by her husband, Ben. Boady is equally convinced that Ben, his client, is innocent. As the case unfolds, the two are forced to confront their own personal demons. Max is still struggl

Aug 24, 2016
Ghost times two by Hart, Carolyn G, author.

Ghost times two

"Carolyn Hart--New York Times bestselling author of Ghost to the Rescue--returns with a new Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel in which one woman shatters the glass ceiling...with a little help from beyond. Bailey Ruth Raeburn's latest mission is to guide the happy-go-lucky spirit of a deceased young man named Jimmy to the next life. But Jimmy is determined to watch over his still-living girlfriend Megan, whom he wants to be happy even without him--which is easier said than done. As if being haunted by her

Aug 24, 2016
Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon by King, Laurie R. (EDT)/ Klinger, Leslie S. (EDT)

Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon

Aug 24, 2016
Crepe factor by Childs, Laura, author.

Crepe factor

"The Winter Market in the French Quarter is in full swing, but murder isn't taking a holiday in the latest Scrapbooking Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. The holidays are a busy time for scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand--but not so hectic that she doesn't have time to enjoy browsing the booths at the Winter Market with her best friend Ava. The last thing the ladies expect to see is a thrashing man stabbed by a serving fork, dying in front of them. The victim is lo

Aug 24, 2016
Seams like murder by Hechtman, Betty, 1947- author.

Seams like murder

Molly sets up a series of classes where the Tarzana Hookers can pass on their skills to others but Sheila, the teacher of the most popular seminar, is getting stage fright. To ease Sheila's fears, the Hookers plan a practice class at CeeCee's mansion, but before the lesson begins, they stumble upon a dead body in the apartment above CeeCee's garage.

Aug 24, 2016
The perplexing theft of the jewel in the crown by Khan, Vaseem, 1973- author.

The perplexing theft of the jewel in the crown

"For centuries, the Koh-i-Noor diamond has set man against man and king against king. Now part of the British Crown Jewels, the priceless gem is a prize that many have killed to possess. So when the Crown Jewels go on display in Mumbai, security is everyone's principal concern. And yet, on the very day Inspector Chopra visits the exhibition, the diamond is stolen from under his nose"--Amazon.com.

Aug 24, 2016
Sorrow road by Keller, Julia, author.

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

Aug 24, 2016
The St. Lucia Island club by Monahan, Brent, 1948- author.

The St. Lucia Island club

When retired Southern sheriff-turned-New York City detective John Le Brun and his wife, Lordis, set sail in 1910 for a long-awaited honeymoon on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, they expect to find relaxation in paradise. However, they soon discover they've been lured to the island in part to tout its attributes as a burgeoning vacation retreat to wealthy investors back home. Instead of finding tranquility among the tropical isle's quaint villages and sandy beaches, they encounter a land teemi

Aug 24, 2016
All the little liars by Harris, Charlaine, author.

All the little liars

"Aurora Teagarden is basking in the news of her pregnancy when disaster strikes her small Georgia town: four kids vanish from the school soccer field in an afternoon. Aurora's 15-year-old brother Phillip is one of them. Also gone are two of his friends, and an 11-year-old girl who was just hoping to get a ride home from soccer practice. And then there's an even worse discovery--at the kids' last known destination, a dead body. While the local police and sheriff's department comb the county for t

Aug 24, 2016
St. Louis noir by

St. Louis noir

Aug 24, 2016
Signal for vengeance by Marston, Edward, author.

Signal for vengeance

1860, Wimborne, Dorset. Rebecca Tullidge, miserably married to her callous husband, finds some escape through a love affair with another man. After putting her drunk husband to bed one Saturday night, she sneaks from their lodge to meet railway officer, John Bedloe. But much to her horror, she trips over her love''s corpse on the railway tracks. The railway director calls Inspector Colbeck and Sergeant Lemming in from London to solve the hideous crime. As the pair arrives in the countryside, the

Aug 24, 2016
No pity for the dead by Herriman, Nancy, author.

No pity for the dead

""Herriman skillfully brings 1867 San Francisco to life in all its beauty and treachery."--Anna Lee Huber, National Bestselling Author of the Lady Darby Mysteries -- The author of No Comfort for the Lost returns with a new mystery of Old San Francisco... British-born nurse Celia Davies runs a free medical clinic to assist the poor women of San Francisco. Aided in her endeavors by her half-Chinese cousin, Barbara, and her feisty housekeeper, Addie, Celia has earned the trust and friendship of man

Aug 24, 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 t

Aug 24, 2016
Mississippi noir by

Mississippi noir

Aug 24, 2016
Marbeck and the double-dealer by Pilkington, John, 1948 June 11-

Marbeck and the double-dealer

"1600: a new century dawns. War with Spain has dragged on for fifteen years, the conflict in Ireland for six. Unease stalks England in the dying years of Elizabeth I's reign, and Elizabethan intelligencer Martin Marbeck is bored. Then a message from his spymaster, Sir Robert Cecil arrives: the existence of a spy has been discovered, code-named Morera, and Marbeck must uncover the true identity of this traitor quickly, before rumours of the young King Philip III forming a new Armada prove themsel

Aug 24, 2016
Die like an eagle - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna, author.

Die like an 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, vindicti

Aug 24, 2016
The darkness knows by Honigford, Cheryl, author.

The darkness knows

"Chicago, 1938. Late one night before the ten o'clock show, the body of a prominent radio actress is found in the station's lounge. All the evidence points to murder--and one young, up-and-coming radio actress, Vivian Witchell, as the next victim. But Vivian isn't the type to leave her fate in the hands of others--she's used to stealing the show. Alongside charming private detective Charlie Haverman, Vivian is thrust into a world of clues and motives, suspects and secrets. And with so much on th

Aug 24, 2016
Brussels noir by

Brussels noir

Aug 24, 2016
Brain storm by Viets, Elaine, 1950- author.

Brain storm

The ultrawealthy families of Chouteau Forest may look down on a woman like death investigator Angela Richman, but they also rely on her. When a horrific car crash kills a Forest teenage, Angela is among the first on the scene. Her investigation is hardly underway, however, when she suffers a series of crippling strokes.

Aug 24, 2016
Matrimony in Miniature - A Miniature Mystery by Grace, Margaret

Matrimony in Miniature - A Miniature Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M, author.

Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery

A holiday on the picturesque island of Alderney leads to a case of cold-blooded murder for American Anglophile Dorothy Martin. When Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired police detective Alan Nesbitt, decide to visit the beautiful island of Alderney in the English Channel, they hope for a pleasant, peaceful holiday. It's not to be. Taking a walk on their very first day, they discover a body, apparently the victim of an unfortunate accident, on a precipitous hill path. The dead man, they learn,

Aug 24, 2016
Night passage by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010.

Night passage

Fired from Los Angeles for drinking, Jesse Stone lands a job as police chief in a Massachusetts town whose leaders want a pushover. When a white supremacist militiaman tries murder, Stone surprises them.

Aug 24, 2016
In bitter chill by Ward, Sarah (British author), author.

In bitter chill

"The deepest secrets are the ones we keep from ourselves in this richly atmospheric, compellingly written, and expertly constructed crime debut from an emerging talent. Derbyshire, 1978: a small town in the idyllic English countryside is traumatized by the kidnapping of two young schoolgirls, Rachel Jones and Sophie Jenkins. Within hours, Rachel is found wandering alone near the roadside, unharmed yet unable to remember anything, except that her abductor was a woman. No trace of Sophie is ever d

Aug 24, 2016
Coastal corpse - a Mango Bay mystery by Ambrose, Marty, author.

Coastal corpse - a Mango Bay mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Adam's rib by Manzini, Antonio, 1964- author.

Adam's rib

"Six months after being exiled from his beloved Rome, Deputy Police Chief Rocco Schiavone has settled into a routine in the cold, quiet, chronically backward alpine town of Aosta: an espresso at home, breakfast in the piazza, and a morning joint in his office. A little self-medication helps Rocco deal with the morons that almost exclusively comprise the local force. Especially on a day like today. It's his girlfriend's birthday (if you could call her that; in his mind, Rocco's only faithful to h

Aug 24, 2016
Smoke and mirrors by Griffiths, Elly, author.

Smoke and mirrors

"In the sequel to the "captivating"* Zig Zag Girl, DI Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto hunt for a killer after two children are murdered in a tragic tableau of a very grim fairy tale. *Wall Street Journal It's Christmastime in Brighton, and the city is abuzz about a local production of Aladdin, starring the marvelous Max Mephisto. But the holiday cheer is lost on DI Edgar Stephens. He's investigating the murder of two children, Annie and Mark, who were strangled to death in the wo

Aug 24, 2016
Sherlock - The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir/ Gatiss, Mark/ Moffat, Steven

Sherlock - The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures

Aug 24, 2016
The Mistletoe Murder - And Other Stories by James, P. D.

The Mistletoe Murder - And Other Stories

Aug 24, 2016
Miami Noir by Standiford, Les

Miami Noir

Aug 24, 2016
Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics by Hamilton, Denise (EDT)

Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics

Presents a collection of crime and noir stories set in Los Angeles.

Aug 24, 2016
Death of a Toy Soldier - A Vintage Toyshop Mystery by Early, Barbara

Death of a Toy Soldier - A Vintage Toyshop Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Death Among Rubies - A Lady Frances Ffolkes Mystery by Koreto, R. J.

Death Among Rubies - A Lady Frances Ffolkes Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Crime Plus Music - Twenty Stories of Music-themed Noir by Fusilli, Jim (EDT)/ Johnson, Craig (CON)/ Liss, David (CON)/ McDermid, Val (CON)/ Gaylin, Alison (CON)

Crime Plus Music - Twenty Stories of Music-themed Noir

Aug 24, 2016
Blonde ice - a Gil Malloy novel by Belsky, Richard, author.

Blonde ice - a Gil Malloy novel

"From the author of the "thought-provoking thriller" (Jan Burke) The Kennedy Connection comes a gripping mystery featuring crime-stopper and star Daily News reporter Gil Malloy who takes on his most explosive and exciting story yet--a blonde femme fatalein New York City who is killing men for thrills. Son of Sam. Ted Bundy. The Boston Strangler. All of these infamous serial killers who made front page news shared a common trait--they were men who killed women for a sexual thrill. But now Gil M

Aug 24, 2016
Thirty-two and a half complications by Swank, Denise Grover.

Thirty-two and a half complications

There's no denying trouble finds Rose Gardner like a divining rod finds water, especially when Rose finds herself in the middle of a bank robbery. But after the robbers steal her deposit bag - containing a large amount of cash - she soon finds out that thanks to her sister Violet's financial mismanagement, trouble is threatening her business as well. To top if off, Rose's ex-boyfriend Joe Simmons has moved back to Henryetta to fill the Chief Deputy Sheriff position. Rose's involvement as a witne

Aug 24, 2016
Thirty-one and a half regrets - a Rose Gardner mystery by Swank, Denise Grover.

Thirty-one and a half regrets - a Rose Gardner mystery

While Rose recovers from a broken heart, she finds herself at odds with her sister -and business partner- Violet. Rose buries herself in her landscaping work, but becomes worried when her employee and friend, Bruce Wayne Decker, goes missing. In the meantime, Fenton County assistant D.A., Mason Deveraux has been patiently waiting to begin a relationship with Rose, but she realizes she needs to confront the demons of her past before she can embrace a new future. She needs to find out the truth ab

Aug 24, 2016
Thirty-four and a half predicaments by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Thirty-four and a half predicaments

Rose Gardner hates seeing her normally flamboyant best friend Neely Kate struggle with depression. So when Rose stumbles onto a piece of evidence indicating her birth mother might have been involved in a crime, she does the one thing guaranteed to cheer Neely Kate. She convinces her friend to help her solve a mystery. Though their penchant for investigating has gotten them into plenty of pickles in the past, what can go wrong if they're looking into a case that went cold a quarter of a century a

Aug 24, 2016
Thirty-five and a half conspiracies by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Thirty-five and a half conspiracies

Rose Gardner has survived plenty of close scrapes in the past, but her latest bit of trouble has landed her in the Fenton County holding cell on trumped up charges. The most powerful man in southern Arkansas, J.R. Simmons, is determined to put her behind bars for good and destroy everything she holds dear, including her boyfriend, Mason, and her friend Skeeter, reigning king of the Fenton County crime world. In a stunning betrayal, it seems as if J.R.'s son, Rose's ex-boyfriend, might have turne

Aug 24, 2016
A place of execution by McDermid, Val.

A place of execution

On a freezing day in December 1963, Alison Carter vanishes from her rural village, an insular community that distrusts the outside world. For the young George Bennett, a newly promoted inspector, it is the beginning of his most difficult and harrowing case--a suspected murder with no body, an investigation with more dead ends and closed faces than he'd have found in the anonymity of the inner city, and an outcome that reverberates through the years. Decades later Bennett finally tells his story

Aug 24, 2016
A hard woman to kill by Howard, Alex, (Novelist)

A hard woman to kill

Chechnya: an incorruptible security officer is assassinated. Berlin: a small child grieves for his father. In the East: an obese psychopath sets his feet on the first rungs of his criminal career. A frightened Russian woman seeks DCI Hanlon's help in finding her missing husband. Hanlon's not keen on the case. Until she hears a name she recognises only too well. Arkady Belanov, sadistic pimp and owner of an exclusive brothel in Oxford is involved. When DI Enver Demirel, her former partner and fri

Aug 24, 2016
Face blind by Hawvermale, Lance, 1972- author.

Face blind

"A man with a neurological disorder that prevents him from recognizing human faces confronts an enigmatic killer in Chile's Atacama desert - the most lifeless place on earth Gabe Traylin is face-blind, unable to tell one person from the next. Content to earn his living well away from civilization, he works as an astronomer at an observatory in the earth's driest desert, where no rain has fallen in 400 years. But when he witnesses a murder that he's unable to stop or comprehend, Gabe finds himsel

Aug 24, 2016
A dreadful past by Turnbull, Peter, 1950- author.

A dreadful past

A chance sighting of a vase for sale in an antiques shop leads Detective Chief Inspector George Hennessey and his team to take a fresh look at a twenty-year-old unsolved murder case. As the investigation opens out and links are made to other unsolved murders in the Vale of York and beyond, the net seems to be closing around a mysterious gang of killers and a vow of silence that's been kept for two decades. But when a new body is discovered in a local wood, is that pact about to be tested?

Aug 24, 2016
Dangerous cargo- an Art Marvik mystery by Rowson, Pauline, author.

Dangerous cargo- an Art Marvik mystery

Art Marvik is assigned to attend the funeral of Bradley Pulford, whose body was washed up on an Isle of Wight beach in January - only he'd officially been declared dead 55 years earlier. So who is the imposter - and why did he assume the name of a dead man? The answer lies in a trail of deceit, corruption and murder that spans over half a century.

Aug 24, 2016
Cold revenge by Howard, Alex (Novelist)

Cold revenge

Aug 24, 2016
Bloodied ivy - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert, author.

Bloodied ivy - a Nero Wolfe mystery

When a great thinker takes a nasty tumble, Wolfe goes back to school A conservative academic, so far to the right that he thought Ronald Reagan was a pinko, Hale Markham rules Prescott University like an intellectual tyrant—right up until the morning he is found dead at the bottom of one of Prescott’s famously beautiful ravines. Every liberal on campus hated the crotchety old crank, but which one is responsible for giving Markham his final push to the right? The case so intrigues the

Aug 24, 2016
The Ashtabula Hat Trick by Roberts, Les

The Ashtabula Hat Trick

Aug 24, 2016
Mr Campion's fault by Ripley, Mike, author.

Mr Campion's fault

"Following the death of the senior English master in a tragic road accident, Mr Campion's son Rupert and daughter-in-law Perdita are helping out at Ash Grange School for Boys, where Perdita's godfather is headmaster. While Perdita is directing the end-of-term play, a musical version of Dr Faustus, Rupert is tackling the school's rugby football team-- and both of them are finding their allotted tasks more of a challenge than they had anticipated. When the headmaster telephones Albert Campion to i

Aug 24, 2016
The missing chapter - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert, author.

The missing chapter - a Nero Wolfe mystery

The gun was fired close to Charles Childress's head, and his were the only fingerprints on it, forcing the police to conclude that the author committed suicide. But his friends know this is impossible, because Childress loved himself far too much. He had just begun attracting fame, writing new mysteries starring the iconic Sergeant Barnstable, and he had bright hopes for the future. His publisher hires corpulent genius Nero Wolfe to determine who cut Childress's career short, and the detective f

Aug 24, 2016
The last coincidence - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert, author.

The last coincidence - a Nero Wolfe mystery

Detective Nero Wolfe attempts to find the murderer of Manhattan society member Noreen James and finds more people with a motive and no alibi than he ever planned to investigate.

Aug 24, 2016
A lesson in love & murder by McMillan, Rachel, 1981- author.

A lesson in love & murder

The legacy of literary icon Sherlock Holmes is alive and well in 1912 Canada, where best friends Merinda Herringford and Jem Watts continue to develop their skills as consulting detectives. The city of Toronto has been thrown into upheaval by the arrival of radical anarchist Emma Goldman. Amid this political chaos, Benny Citrone of the Royal North-West Mounted Police arrives at Merinda and Jem's flat, requesting assistance in locating his runaway cousin--a man with a deadly talent. While Merinda

Aug 24, 2016
The methods of Sergeant Cluff by North, Gil, 1916- author.

The methods of Sergeant Cluff

It is a wet and windy night in the town of Gunnarshaw, on the edge of the Yorkshire moors. The body of young Jane Trundle, assistant in the chemist's shop, is discovered lying face down on the cobblestones. Sergeant Caleb Cluff is not a man of many words, and neither does he play by the rules. He may exasperate his superiors, but he has the loyal support of his constable and he is the only CID man in the division. The case is his. Life in Gunnarshaw is tough, with its people caught up in a rigid

Aug 24, 2016
Scarlet Widow by Masterton, Graham

Scarlet Widow

Aug 24, 2016
Salem's cipher by Lourey, Jess, 1970- author.

Salem's cipher

Aug 24, 2016
The question of the felonious friend - an asperger's mystery by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author.

The question of the felonious friend - an asperger's mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Presumption of guilt by Mayor, Archer, author.

Presumption of guilt

"A forty-year-old skeleton is found encased in a concrete slab at a recently decommissioned nuclear energy site. It becomes a case for the Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI) and its leader, Joe Gunther, since they have the resources and the ability toinvestigate an old, very cold, missing persons case that has now been reclassified as murder. The victim was Hank Mitchell, and Gunther must chase down old rumors and speculations who benefited from his death and the disappearance of his body? An

Aug 24, 2016
A March to Remember by Loan-Wilsey, Anna

A March to Remember

Aug 24, 2016
Love You Dead by James, Peter

Love You Dead

Aug 24, 2016
The homeplace - a mystery by Wolf, Kevin, 1951- author.

The homeplace - a mystery

" 'Culled from the rarefied air of James Lee Burke, Greg Iles, and John Hart, Kevin Wolf has fashioned a painstakingly perfect tale of murder, angst, and the enduring power of the human spirit. If the late, great Pat Conroy had ever decided to write a mystery, this would be it.' -- Jon Land. 'Kevin Wolfs debut novel, The Homeplace, succeeds in every way. He has crafted a gripping, fast-paced narrative with beautifully drawn characters in an authentic and interesting small-town Colorado settin

Aug 24, 2016
Fire in the stars / An Amanda Doucette Mystery by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947- author.

Fire in the stars / An Amanda Doucette Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Devil Sent the Rain by Turner, Lisa

Devil Sent the Rain

Aug 24, 2016
Death of an avid reader by Brody, Frances, author.

Death of an avid reader

"The search for a daughter. Lady Coulton gave up the baby that would have ruined her marriage, born when Lord Coulton was abroad. Now that her husband is dying, she asks Kate to find Sophia. A haunted library. It is forty years since the ghost of a dead librarian haunted the old library, yet the stories have begun again. Kate does not believe in ghosts but obligingly takes part in a ceremony to expel the restless spirit. Shockingly, there is a body in the basement, strangled, and covered in dust

Aug 24, 2016
A deadly thaw - a mystery by Ward, Sarah (British author), author.

A deadly thaw - a mystery

When a man whose wife was convicted for his murder fifteen years earlier is found newly dead, Detective Inspector Francis Sadler and his Derbyshire team follow leads to uncover what really happened and why the wife lied about the identity of the first victim.

Aug 24, 2016
A deadly affection by Overholt, Cuyler, author.

A deadly affection

"One of the first women practicing in the advanced new field of psychology, Dr. Genevieve Summerford is used to forging her own path. But when one of her patients is arrested for murder--a murder Genevieve fears she may have unwittingly provoked--she is forced to seek help to solve the crime and clear her patient's name...and her own" --

Aug 24, 2016
Christmas caramel murder by Fluke, Joanne, 1943- author.

Christmas caramel murder

Preparing for the town's annual production of "A Christmas Carol," Hannah supports her friend, Lisa, who is implicated in the murder of her husband's ex-girlfriend.

Aug 24, 2016
Catching heat by Cantore, Janice, author.

Catching heat

Aug 24, 2016
British manor murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author.

British manor murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Joining her friend at an English manor for a fancy exhibition, Lucy turns apprehensive when her hosts begin talking about a deadly family omen before she is swept up by the murder of a handmaiden's son who was privy to dark secrets.

Aug 24, 2016
The Authentic William James - A Sebastian Becker Novel by Gallagher, Stephen

The Authentic William James - A Sebastian Becker Novel

Aug 24, 2016
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Giordano, Mario/ Brownjohn, John (TRN)

Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions

Aug 24, 2016
Murder in style - an Ellie Quicke mystery by Heley, Veronica, author.

Murder in style - an Ellie Quicke mystery

Ellie Quicke finds you can choose your friends but not your family. Poppy's wealthy father hadn't liked the look of the men whom his twin daughters intended to marry, and had set them up in the Magpie fashion boutique to ensure they would be able to support themselves; at the same time ensuring that the girls made a will in one another's favour. The business prospered and expanded until, many years later, skeletons start to come out of the closet. Bodies too...And Ellie's enquiries uncover a hor

Aug 24, 2016
A memory of muskets - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959- author.

A memory of muskets - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Aug 24, 2016
A Kind of Justice by James, Renee

A Kind of Justice

Aug 24, 2016
Jimmy and Fay by Mayo, Michael

Jimmy and Fay

Aug 24, 2016
A terrible beauty - a Lady Emily mystery by Alexander, Tasha, 1969- author.

A terrible beauty - a Lady Emily mystery

"Lady Emily retreats to her villa on the island of Santorini for a brief respite from London. But when she arrives, the housekeeper informs her that the master of the house has returned--Emily's first husband who died a decade earlier.."--

Aug 24, 2016
What Gold Buys - A Silver Rush Mystery by Parker, Ann

What Gold Buys - A Silver Rush Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd - a Flavia de Luce novel by Bradley, C. Alan, 1938- author.

Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd - a Flavia de Luce novel

"From a bucolic English town in the countryside with a quirky cast and a surprisingly lethal underbelly, the beloved amateur detective Flavia de Luce returns in a dazzling mystery from bestselling author Alan Bradley"--

Aug 24, 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

Aug 24, 2016
Santorini Caesars - A Chief Inspector Andreas Kaldis Mystery by Siger, Jeffrey

Santorini Caesars - A Chief Inspector Andreas Kaldis Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
No Echo by Holt, Anne

No Echo

Aug 24, 2016
Murder on Brittany shores - a mystery by Bannalec, Jean-Luc, 1966- author.

Murder on Brittany shores - a mystery

"Ten miles off the coast of Brittany lie the fabled Glenan Islands. Boasting sparkling white sands and crystal clear waters, they seem perfectly idyllic, until one day in May three bodies wash up on shore. At first glance the deaths appear accidental, but as the identities of the victims comes to light, cantankerous Commisaire Dupin is pulled back into action for a case of what seems to be cold-blooded murder. Ever viewed as an outsider in a region full of myths and traditions, Dupin finds himse

Aug 24, 2016
Live and let growl by Berenson, Laurien, author.

Live and let growl

When her Aunt Peg lands a gig as judge at a Kentucky dog show, Melanie Travis welcomes the opportunity for a road trip. Too bad a killer has planned a deadly detour. Within three days of her arrival, Ellie Gates has been found dead. Though the police and the family believe the death to be an accident, Aunt Peg is sure they are wrong. Melanie discovers that Miss Ellie was a woman of many secrets. And she must quickly determine which one was fatal before Melanie herself becomes the next target.

Aug 24, 2016
Precious and Grace by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author.

Precious and Grace

"The delightful seventeenth installment of the ever-popular, perennially best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective, is a little short on help. The co-director of the agency, Grace Makutsi, is busy with her own case, her client none other than their erstwhile assistant, Mr. Polopetsi, who has unwittingly involved himself in a pyramid scheme. The agency's other assistant, Charlie, may also need more help than he can offer, as he is newl

Aug 24, 2016
A most novel revenge - a mystery by Weaver, Ashley, author.

A most novel revenge - a mystery

"Amory and Milo Ames are drawn into the investigation of a years-old murder by a salacious novelist in the English countryside in the latest installment in this "smart and sophisticated" (Library Reads) series from a bright new voice in traditional mysteries. With two murder investigations behind them and their marriage at last on steady ground, Amory and Milo plan to quietly winter in Italy. The couple find their plans derailed when Amory receives an urgent summons from her cousin Laurel to the

Aug 24, 2016
The moth catcher - a Vera Stanhope mystery by Cleeves, Ann, author.

The moth catcher - a Vera Stanhope mystery

"Life seems perfect in Valley Farm, a quiet community in Northumberland. Then a shocking discovery shatters the silence. The owners of a big country house have employed a house-sitter to look after the place while they're away. But he is found dead by the side of the lane into the valley. DI Vera Stanhope arrives on the scene with her detectives Holly and Joe. When they look round the attic of the big house, Vera finds the body of a second man. As Vera is drawn into the claustrophobic world of t

Aug 24, 2016
Permanent Sunset - A Sabrina Salter Mystery by Dorsey, C. Michele

Permanent Sunset - A Sabrina Salter Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Murder in the Courthouse - A Hailey Dean Mystery by Grace, Nancy

Murder in the Courthouse - A Hailey Dean Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Murder in Schwyz by Nelson, D. L., 1942- author.

Murder in Schwyz

Aug 24, 2016
Shoot don't shoot by Jance, Judith A.

Shoot don't shoot

A prisoner languishes in a Phoenix jail cell, accused of killing his estranged wife. No one belives the man is innocent, except the new Sheriff of Cochise County, in town for a crash course in police training. Joanna Brady is out of her jursidiction-and possibly in over her head. For a human monster in on the prowl, hiding grisly evidenct of his horrific crimes in the vast emptiness of the Arizona desert. And an impromptu investigation , with no official sanction and no back up, is drawing a col

Aug 24, 2016
A shocking assassination by Harrison, Cora, author.

A shocking assassination

"Ireland 1923. Reverend Mother Aquinas is buying buttered eggs in the Cork city market at the very moment when the city engineer, James Doyle, is assassinated. Although no one saw the actual killing, a young reporter named Sam O'Mahony is found standing close to the body, a pistol in his hand, and is arrested and charged. Following a desperate appeal from Sam's mother, convinced of her son's innocence, the Reverend Mother investigates -- and, in this turbulent, war-torn city, uncovers several ot

Aug 24, 2016
Out of nowhere by Dunlap, Susan, author.

Out of nowhere

"Zen student and stunt double Darcy Lott is thrilled to be reunited with her brother Mike, who disappeared twenty years earlier. But her joy at bringing him home to San Francisco turns to fear when she learns that he has become the victim of escalating attacks--and he has no idea who is targeting him. Darcy determines to find out who is after him and why--before the attacks turn deadly. However, when Darcy searches Mike's apartment, a disturbing discovery makes her question whether she really kn

Aug 24, 2016
The old blue line - a Joanna Brady novella by Jance, Judith A.

The old blue line - a Joanna Brady novella

Butch Dixon has been taken for a ride. Not a jump in the car, see the sights kind of ride. He's been taken for everything he has. He's lost his house, his restaurant business, his savings, his car, his best friend, his faith--all to his conniving ex-wife. But that was seven years ago. He picked himself up, left Chicago, and started over in Peoria, Arizona, running the Roundhouse Bar and Grill. He doesn't look back on those bad years; there's no point. Not until two curious cops show up at the Ro

Aug 24, 2016
Long lost by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Long lost

Myron Bolitar hasn't heard from Terese Collins since their torrid affair ended ten years ago, so her desperate phone call from Paris catches him completely off guard. Now a suspect in the murder of her ex-husband in Paris, Terese has nowhere else to turn for help. Myron heeds the call but then a startling piece of evidence turns the entire case upside down.

Aug 24, 2016
When the music's over - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950- author.

When the music's over - an Inspector Banks novel

"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. And the second is a girl found on a remote roadside, her body broken, her life snuffed out. For Alan Banks, newly promoted to Detective Superintendent, the first case rips a tunnel into long-ago days of innocence and discovery, of music and light. And in the victim, he sees an opportunity for magic recaptured ... if he can bring her assailant to

Aug 24, 2016
Whispers in the mist by Alber, Lisa, 1966- author.

Whispers in the mist

"In Lisfenora, Ireland, a strange fog has rolled in off the Atlantic. Along with the fog comes tales of Grey Man, a predatory faery of local lore who snatches innocent souls into his deadly gloom. And with the mists come murder. When a teenage boy dies in Detective Sergeant Danny Ahern's arms, Danny finds himself pursuing his own grey man, a killer who becomes more elusive the closer Danny gets to the truth. A mute woman may be the key to solving the murder and helping Danny heal his own broken

Aug 24, 2016
Thrill kill - a Matt Sinclair mystery by Thiem, Brian, author.

Thrill kill - a Matt Sinclair mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Threefold death by Dillon, E. R., author.

Threefold death

Aug 24, 2016
Survivors will be shot again by Crider, Bill, 1941- author.

Survivors will be shot again

"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 th

Aug 24, 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 source of 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 awa

Aug 24, 2016
Playing with fire - a Daniel Jacobus mystery by Elias, Gerald, author.

Playing with fire - a Daniel Jacobus mystery

"Blind violinist Daniel Jacobus is living in self-imposed exile and enjoying a peaceful Christmas Eve when he receives an anxious phone call from obscure violin-maker Amadeo Borlotti, urgently requesting a meeting. In their festivity, Daniel Jacobus and his dear friends Nathaniel and Yumi make light of it and dismiss Borlotti's request. But when Borlotti goes mising after a fire in his shop, it's up to Jacobus and his team to investigate the disappearance. Where are the violins which should have

Aug 24, 2016
Shoot 'em Up by Mack, Janey

Shoot 'em Up

Aug 24, 2016
San Francisco noir 2 - the classics by

San Francisco noir 2 - the classics

Past meets present as some of the great storytellers of the past conspire with contemporary noir virtuosos to showcase the criminal legacy of the city by the bay.

Aug 24, 2016
Silver spire by Goldsborough, Robert.

Silver spire

Nero Wolfe and sidekick Archie Goodwin tackle the powerful high-stakes world of mass-media evangelism as they try to protect one of America's most beloved preachers.

Aug 24, 2016
Sergeant Cluff stands firm by North, Gil, 1916- author.

Sergeant Cluff stands firm

Amy Snowden, in middle age, has long since settled into a lonely life in the Yorkshire town of Gunnarshaw, until--to her neighbours' surprise--she suddenly marries a much younger man. Months later, Amy is found dead--apparently by her own hand--and her husband, Wright, has disappeared. Sergeant Caleb Cluff--silent, watchful, a man at home in the bleak moorland landscape of Gunnarshaw--must find the truth about the couple's unlikely marriage, and solve the riddle of Amy's death.

Aug 24, 2016
Wall Street noir by

Wall Street noir

Anthologies which illuminate the darker side of Wall Street and the financial decision makers and places rarely seen.

Aug 24, 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

Aug 24, 2016
Quarry in the Black by Collins, Max Allan

Quarry in the Black

Aug 24, 2016
Something Buried, Something Blue - A Lily Dale Mystery by Staub, Wendy Corsi

Something Buried, Something Blue - A Lily Dale Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
San Juan Noir by Santos-Febres, Mayra (EDT)

San Juan Noir

Aug 24, 2016
Speaking of Murder by Roberts, Les/ Kennedy, Dan (CON)

Speaking of Murder

Aug 24, 2016
The Murder of a Queen Bee by Lester, Meera

The Murder of a Queen Bee

Aug 24, 2016
Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel by Ballard, Mignon Franklin, author.

Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel

"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

Aug 24, 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

Aug 24, 2016
Dead to Rights by Jance, Judith A.

Dead to Rights

Aug 24, 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

Aug 24, 2016
Killer look by Fairstein, Linda A., author.

Killer look

"New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world, well-known for its glamour and style. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the runway, where American haute couture continually astounds with its creativity, daring, and innovation in the name of beauty. Yet high fashion means high stakes, as Alex Cooper quickly discovers when businessman and designer Wolf Savage is found dead in an apparent suicide, mere days before the biggest show of his career."--

Aug 24, 2016
The kept woman by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author.

The kept woman

Georgia detective Will Trent and medical examiner Sara Linton look into the murder of an ex-cop whose body was found at an abandoned construction site, an investigation that uncovers links to Will's troubled past.

Aug 24, 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 Hanov

Aug 24, 2016
Kilt at the highland games by Dunnett, Kaitlyn, author.

Kilt at the highland games

It's July in Moosetookalook, Maine, and Scottish Emporium proprietress Liss MacCrimmon Ruskin is prepping her wares for the annual Celtic heritage festival. But as a sinister crime wave washes over the quiet town, this year's celebration might prove a wee bit more eventful - and deadly - than tartan and bagpipes.

Aug 24, 2016
Thirty-three and a half shenanigans by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Thirty-three and a half shenanigans

Rose is called into action when Neely Kate's cousin goes missing and the police refuse to take it seriously. But while the authorities--Rose's ex-boyfriend, included-- are certain the missing woman has run away, mounting evidence points to foul play. Rose agrees to help her friend, even if it means partaking in Neely Kate's shenanigans, including an impromptu trip to a strip club.

Aug 24, 2016
Teetotaled by Chance, Maia, author.

Teetotaled

"After her philandering husband died and left her penniless in Prohibition-era New York, Lola Woodby escaped with her Swedish cook to the only place she could--her deceased husband's secret love nest in the middle of Manhattan. Her only comforts were chocolate cake, dime store detective novels, and the occasional highball (okay, maybe not so occasional). But rent came due and Lola and Berta were forced to accept the first job that came their way, ultimately leading them to set up shop as a Discr

Aug 24, 2016
Time to Die by Howard, Alex

Time to Die

Aug 24, 2016
Transition to murder by James, Renee

Transition to murder

Aug 24, 2016
Where Roses Never Die by Staalesen, Gunnar/ Bartlett, Don (TRN)

Where Roses Never Die

Aug 24, 2016
Triple crown by Francis, Felix, author.

Triple crown

"Jefferson Hinkley is back in the newest thriller in the Dick Francis tradition, this time on a special mission to the United States to investigate a conspiracy involving the biggest horse races in the country. Jeff Hinkley, investigator for the BritishHorseracing Authority, has been seconded to the US Federal Anti-Corruption in Sports Agency (FACSA) where he has been asked to find a mole in their organization--an informant who is passing on confidential information to those under suspicion in

Aug 24, 2016
Without mercy by Bass, Jefferson, author.

Without mercy

"In the most suspenseful installment of the New York Times bestselling Body Farm series to date, forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton investigates a bizarre murder--and confronts a deadly enemy he thought he'd put behind bars for good. Forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton has spent twenty-five years solving brutal murders--but none so bizarre and merciless as his latest case: A ravaged set of skeletal remains is found chained to a tree on a remote mountainside. As Brockton and his assistan

Aug 24, 2016
These honored dead - a Lincoln and Speed mystery by Putnam, Jonathan F., author.

These honored dead - a Lincoln and Speed mystery

Joshua Speed, the enterprising second son of a wealthy plantation owner, has struck off on his own. But before long, he makes a surprising and crucial new acquaintance--a freshly minted lawyer by the name of Abraham Lincoln. When an orphaned girl from a neighboring town is found murdered and suspicion falls on her aunt, Speed makes it his mission to clear her good name. Of course, he'll need the legal expertise of his unusual new friend. Together, Lincoln and Speed fight to bring justice to thei

Aug 24, 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

Aug 24, 2016
I shot the Buddha by Cotterill, Colin, author.

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

Aug 24, 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 me out 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

Aug 24, 2016
The sixth idea by Tracy, P. J., author.

The sixth idea

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

Aug 24, 2016
Skeleton canyon by Jance, Judith A.

Skeleton canyon

In Arizona, two teenagers meet in secret because her Anglo father cannot stand Hispanics. When the girl is murdered, her father accuses the boy, but Sheriff Joanna Brady thinks that is too simplistic.

Aug 24, 2016
Wishful seeing by Kellough, Janet, author.

Wishful seeing

"A body is discovered on an isolated island in Rice Lake. Saddlebag preacher Thaddeus Lewis is sent on a desperate hunt for the truth when a woman for whom he feels a guilty attraction stands accused of the murder. Meanwhile, railway mania grips the county: everyone expects to get rich off the Cobourg-Peterborough rail line -- some at the expense of others. Aided by his fifteen-year-old granddaughter and a charming but inexperienced lawyer, Thaddeus defends the woman while privately questioning

Aug 24, 2016
Rise the dark by Koryta, Michael, author.

Rise the dark

"Rise the dark. These were the last words written in Lauren Novak's notebook before she was murdered in a strange Florida village. They've never meant anything to the police or to her husband, investigator Markus Novak. Now the man he believes killed her, Gardland Webb, is out of prison and draws Markus to the scene he's avoided for so long: the lonely road where his wife was shot to death beneath the cypress trees and Spanish moss in a place called Cassadaga. In Red Lodge, Montana, a senseless

Aug 24, 2016
The Paris librarian by Pryor, Mark, 1967- author.

The Paris librarian

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

Aug 24, 2016
The twelve dogs of Christmas - an Andy Carpenter mystery by Rosenfelt, David, author.

The twelve dogs of Christmas - an Andy Carpenter mystery

"Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter usually tries to avoid taking on new cases at all costs. But this time, he's happy--eager, even--to take the case that's just come his way. Andy's long-time friend Martha "Pups" Boyer takes in stray puppies that the local dog rescue center can't handle, raises them until they're old enough to adopt, and then finds good homes for them. Not everyone admires the work Pups does as much as Andy does, however. With Christmas just around the corner, one of Pups's neighbor

Aug 24, 2016
Court trouble - a Platform tennis mystery by Befeler, Mike, author.

Court trouble - a Platform tennis mystery

Aug 24, 2016