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Murder Most Howl by Davis, Krista

Murder Most Howl

Nov 25, 2015
Target in the night by Piglia, Ricardo

Target in the night

Nov 25, 2015
Deceptive clarity by Elkins, Aaron

Deceptive clarity

Nov 25, 2015
The circle by Minier, Bernard, author.

The circle

"They find the boy by the swimming pool, dolls floating on its surface. Inside the house, his teacher lies dead. But he claims to remember nothing. June 2010. In the middle of a World Cup match, Martin Servaz receives a call from a long-lost lover. A few miles away in the town of Marsac, Classics professor Claire Diemar has been brutally murdered. As if that weren't disturbing enough, Servaz receives a cryptic e-mail indicating that Julian Hirtmann, the most twisted of all serial killers, is bac

Nov 26, 2015
Second skin by Wiley, Michael, 1961- author.

Second skin

This is an intriguing mystery featuring homicide detective Daniel Turner in the second of this atmospheric crime noir series, following Blue Avenue. When one of her students is found dead, English teacher Lillian Turner and her husband, Navy war veteran Johnny Wester, are drawn into the investigation. Having made a macabre discovery which throws a disturbing new light on the case, Johnny and Lillian find themselves involved in something darker and more dangerous than they could have imagined. Wi

Nov 26, 2015
The Scottie barked at midnight by Dunnett, Kaitlyn.

The Scottie barked at midnight

"Driving on an icy road on a truly dark and stormy night, Liss swerves her car when something darts out in front of it. She braves the weather and discovers a Scottish terrier shivering in the snow. Relieved that the dog survived their run-in, Liss sets out in search of her owner, unaware that the Scottie is actually a tiny celebrity--or that she was dognapped"--Dust jacket flap.

Nov 26, 2015
Look both ways by Perry, Carol J.

Look both ways

On the WICH-TV show, Shopping Salem, Lee Barrett spots the same style oak bureau she once had as a child. She rushes to the antiques shop and buys the piece. Just like the beloved bureau she lost in a fire, this one has secret compartments. It also comes with an intriguing history--it was purchased in an estate sale from a home where a famous local murder took place. The day after the bureau is delivered, Lee returns to the antiques shop and finds the owner dead. The police suspect the shop owne

Nov 26, 2015
If anything should happen by Hill, Bonnie Hearn, 1945- author.

If anything should happen

Introducing radio talk show host and amateur sleuth Kit Doyle in the first of this thoroughly entertaining mystery series. When Kit Doyle's near-perfect mother tells her about the letter she's written and locked away - a letter to be read only 'if anything should happen' to her - Kit thinks she's being melodramatic. But the next day Kit's mother is dead - and what she reads in that letter will change Kit's life forever. Armed with nothing but the secret letter, a tight-lipped father, and some go

Nov 26, 2015
Hush by Marshall-Ball, Sara.


"Lily Emmett prefers to stay silent. Having suffered from selective mutism since childhood, she still struggles to see the value of everyday speech. Her sister, Connie, has always spoken for her, and her partner, Richard, has learnt to translate her movements so that they share a unique form of communication. When the two sisters return to their childhood home after their mother's death, the visit inspires memories of the event that first rendered Lily silent, and still haunts them both. The res

Nov 26, 2015
A banquet of consequences by George, Elizabeth, 1949- author.

A banquet of consequences

"As Inspector Thomas Lynley investigates the London angle of an ever more darkly disturbing case, his partner, Barbara Havers, is looking behind the peaceful fac¸ade of country life to discover a twisted world of desire, deceit, and murder. The suicide of William Goldacre is devastating to those left behind. But what was the cause of his tragedy and how far might the consequences reach? Is there a link between the young man's leap from a Dorset cliff and a horrific poisoning in Cambridge? After

Nov 26, 2015
The woman who walked in sunshine by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author.

The woman who walked in sunshine

Business is slow at the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, so slow in fact that for the first time in her estimable career Precious Ramotswe has reluctantly agreed to take a holiday. The promise of a week of uninterrupted peace is short-lived, however, when she meets a young boy named Samuel, a troublemaker who is himself in some trouble. Once she learns more about Samuel's sad story, Mma Ramotswe feels compelled to step in and help him find his way out of a bad situation. Despite this unexpected d

Nov 26, 2015
A blossom of bright light by Chazin, Suzanne, author.

A blossom of bright light

"Latino police detective Jimmy Vega must strike a precarious balance between the local immigrant community and his hometown's most powerful and privileged citizens during a dangerous murder investigation"--Dust jacket flap.

Nov 26, 2015
The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories by

The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories

Nov 26, 2015
Death at the abbey - a Lady of Ashes mystery by Trent, Christine, author.

Death at the abbey - a Lady of Ashes mystery

1869. While on a much-needed respite with her husband Sam in Nottinghamshire, undertaker Violet Harper is summoned to Welbeck Abbey by the Fifth Duke of Portland to prepare a body. His Grace is known as the "mad duke," and Violet has more than an inkling of why when she arrives at the grand estate and discovers that the corpse in question is that of the duke's favorite raven, Aristotle. Many of the duke's servants believe a dead raven is a harbinger of doom, and the peculiar peer hopes to allay

Nov 26, 2015
The theory of death - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye, author.

The theory of death - a Decker/Lazarus novel

Now living in upstate New York, former LAPD lieutenant Peter Decker is plunged into a bizarre web involving academia, underworld crime, and calculating killers in this next compulsive novel in bestselling author Faye Kellerman's beloved Decker and Lazarus series.

Nov 26, 2015
Florist grump by Collins, Kate, 1951- author.

Florist grump

"Stopping to smell the roses should be a must for flower shop owner Abby Knight, but stress has turned her into a major grump. While their house is under construction, Abby and her new husband Marco are living with her parents, who are driving her nuts ... But things get even thornier after a flashy former banker pushes up daisies. With a beloved window washer the prime suspect in the murder, other New Chapel shop owners rally around Abby and Marco to prove his innocence"--Page 4 of cover.

Nov 26, 2015
Flipped for murder by Day, Maddie.

Flipped for murder

After moving to South Lick, Indiana, Robbie Jordan opens a restaurant and store and investigates when she is accused of murdering the mayor's assistant.

Nov 26, 2015
Academy gothic by Hill, James Tate.

Academy gothic

"Tate Cowlishaw is late for another faculty meeting when he discovers the body of Scoot Simkins, dean of Parshall College. Cowlishaw might be legally blind but sees that a man with three bullets in his head didn't put them there himself. The police disagree. When Cowlishaw investigates, he is told his teaching contract won't be renewed. Suspects aren't hard to come by at the college annually ranked "Worst Value" by U.S. News & World Report. While the faculty brace for a visit from the accreditat

Nov 27, 2015
The detective's daughter by Thomson, Lesley, 1958- author.

The detective's daughter

Kate Rokesmith's decision to go to the river changed the lives of many. Her murder shocked the nation. Her husband, never charged, moved abroad under a cloud of suspicion. Her son, just four years old, grew up in a loveless boarding school. And Detective Inspector Darnell, vowing to leave no stone unturned in the search for her killer, began to lose his only daughter. The young Stella Darnell grew to resent the dead Kate Rokesmith. Her dad had never vowed to leave no stone unturned for her. Now,

Nov 28, 2015
The crossing - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.

The crossing - a novel

"Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half-brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his help. The murder rap against his client seems ironclad, but Mickey is sure it's a setup. Though it goes against all his instincts, Bosch takes the case. With the secret help of his former LAPD partner Lucia Soto, he turns the investigation inside the police department. But as Bosch gets closer to discovering the truth, he makes himself a target"--

Nov 28, 2015
The humbug murders by Oliver, L. J., author.

The humbug murders

Nov 28, 2015
Drop dead punk by Zahradnik, Rich.

Drop dead punk

Coleridge Taylor is searching for his next scoop on the police beat. The Messenger-Telegram reporter has a lot to choose from on the crime-ridden streets of New York City in 1975. One story outside his beat is grabbing all the front page glory: New York teeters on the brink of bankruptcy, and President Ford just told the city, as the Daily News so aptly puts it, "Drop Dead." Taylor's situation is nearly as desperate. His home is a borrowed dry-docked houseboat, his newspaper may also be on the w

Nov 28, 2015
The puffin of death by Webb, Betty, author.

The puffin of death

Zookeeper Theodora Bentley travels to Iceland to pick up an orphaned polar bear for a new exhibit. While in Iceland, she must put her investigative skills to use when two American birdwatchers are killed in a picturesque seaside village.

Nov 28, 2015
A specter of justice - a Sam Blackman mystery by De Castrique, Mark, author.

A specter of justice - a Sam Blackman mystery

"When private detective Sam Blackman agrees to help his partner and lover, Nakayla Robertson, conduct a fundraiser for orphaned twin boys, he does so to ease his conscience. The boys' parents were killed in a courtroom shootout where Sam was the key witness against the twins' father. The charity event, a nighttime ghost tour of the legendary haunted sites of Asheville, North Carolina, seems harmless enough. Sam only has to tell the story of a grief-stricken woman who hanged herself from an old,

Nov 28, 2015
The spy on the Tennessee Walker by Peterson, Linda Lee.

The spy on the Tennessee Walker

Nov 28, 2015
Untimely death - a Shakespeare in the Catskills mystery by Duncan, Elizabeth J., author.

Untimely death - a Shakespeare in the Catskills mystery

Nov 28, 2015
Murder most unfortunate - a Rick Montoya Italian mystery by Wagner, David P, author.

Murder most unfortunate - a Rick Montoya Italian mystery

Nov 28, 2015
Crushed velvet by Vallere, Diane, author.

Crushed velvet

"Fabric shop owner Polyester Monroe is back in business--this time getting wrapped up in a diabolical but crafty case of murder. With opening day of Material Girl approaching, Poly is stocking up on lush fabrics, colorful notions, and best of all, a proprietary weave of velvet. But upon delivery, it's not quite the blend she expected, being ninety-percent silk and ten-percent corpse. Crushed under a dozen bolts of fabric is Phil Girard. His wife, Genevieve, local tea shop owner and close friend

Nov 28, 2015
Death under glass by McAndrews, Jennifer, author.

Death under glass

"While Georgia has come to love her new hometown, her stained glass windows haven't exactly been raking in the dough. So when her best friend, Carrie, offers her the opportunity to create a made-to-order window for Wenwood's latest bed and breakfast, Georgia jumps at the chance. But when Carrie's ex-husband's office suddenly burns to the ground and Carrie's own office and apartment are robbed, Georgia has to put down her glass and cutter to get to the bottom of the trouble. Carrie insists she do

Nov 28, 2015
A body to spare - an Odelia Grey mystery by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952-

A body to spare - an Odelia Grey mystery

Nov 28, 2015
All men fear me - an Alafair Tucker mystery by Casey, Donis, author.

All men fear me - an Alafair Tucker mystery

Nov 28, 2015
Olive and let die by Hardy, Susannah.

Olive and let die

Between her soon-to-be ex-husband Spiro coming out of the closet and her budding romance with Captain Jack Conway, Georgie's life is beginning to feel like a soap opera. And that's before a surprise visit from her estranged mother Shirley, better known as soap star Melanie Ashley. But the dramatic family reunion takes a chilling turn when another long-lost relative turns up dead. Just outside Spiro's new restaurant, Georgie and Melanie find the body of Doreen Webbera cousin Georgie never knew sh

Nov 29, 2015
Nuts and buried by Lee, Elizabeth, 1946- author.

Nuts and buried

"When her wealthy friend, Eugene Wheatley, is murdered after introducing his new bride to Riverville, Texas, society, Lindy Blanchard launches her own investigation after the wrong woman and her unscrupulous kin are accused of the crime and turns to her meemaw Miss Amelia for help."--

Nov 29, 2015
The secret life of Anna Blanc by Kincheloe, Jennifer, 1966-

The secret life of Anna Blanc

"It's 1907 Los Angeles. Mischievous socialite Anna Blanc is the kind of young woman who devours purloined crime novels--but must disguise them behind covers of more domestically-appropriate reading. She could match wits with Sherlock Holmes, but in her world women are not allowed to hunt criminals. Determined to break free of the era's rigid social roles, Anna buys off the chaperone assigned by her domineering father and, using an alias, takes a job as a police matron with the Los Angeles Police

Nov 29, 2015
The stitching hour by Lee, Amanda, 1967- author.

The stitching hour

"A commercial haunted house next door threatens to scare away business at Marcy Singer's Tallulah Falls, Oregon embroidery shop, Seven-Year Stitch, and soon things get even worse when a local waitress is found dead with mysterious markings on her neck--and one of Marcy's festive trinkets in her possession."--

Nov 29, 2015
Trimmed with murder - a seaside knitters mystery by Goldenbaum, Sally.

Trimmed with murder - a seaside knitters mystery

"In this holiday yarn from the national bestselling author of A Finely Knit Murder, all Izzy Chambers Perry wants for Christmas is to keep her brother out of jail. In Sea Harbor, the holidays mean cozy fires, festive carols, and soft skeins of yarn waiting to become hats and sweaters and scarves. And this year, Izzy and the other Seaside Knitters are also knitting tiny ornaments to decorate a tree for the first annual tree-trimming contest. Their holiday cheer is multiplied when Izzy's younger b

Nov 29, 2015
White colander crime by Hamilton, Victoria, 1957- author.

White colander crime

"When she discovers the battered body of local woman Shelby Fretter, who predicted her own murder at the hands of Cody Wainwright, food columnist Jaymie Leighton is not convinced that the troubled son of her beleaguered newspaper editor is responsible and decides to investigate on her own."--

Nov 29, 2015
Plot boiler by Brandon, Ali, author.

Plot boiler

All the local shop owners are thrilled when Darla Pettistone throws a block party, except for the proprietor of Perky's Coffee Shop who thinks Darla is trying to steal his customers. When Hamlet finds his wife dead, Darla and her cat investigate.

Nov 29, 2015
Yappy hour by Orgain, Diana.

Yappy hour

"With side-splitting humor, an irresistable cast of characters--both human and canine--and an intimate small town setting, Yappy Hour is sure to delight fans of Rita Mae Brown and Diane Kelly. Every Friday night in the idyllic seaside town of Pacific Cove, CA, the Roundup Crew, a group of dog-loving friends, meet at a neighborhood wine bar for Yappy Hour. When Rachel, the owner, mysteriously leaves town and asks her sister, Maggie (who is neither pet friendly nor business savvy), to run the bar

Nov 29, 2015
Claws for alarm by LoTempio, T. C.

Claws for alarm

Since inheriting her mother's sandwich shop, Nora Charles is more about hot grilled paninis than cold-blooded murder--until her sister Lacey is arrested. The victim, an esteemed art collector and Lacey's bullying professor, was stabbed in the heart. Apparently, all over a lousy grade. Off campus, things were just as dicey. The prof had an ex with secrets, a trophy wife set to inherit a fortune in masterworks, and a scorned student mistress. Going undercover, Nora realizes that investigating thi

Nov 29, 2015
The bottom of your heart - inferno for commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

The bottom of your heart - inferno for commissario Ricciardi

"In the middle of a summer heat wave, as Naples prepares for one of its most important holy days, a renowned surgeon falls to his death from the window of his office. For Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione it is the beginning of an investigation that will bring them into contact with the most torrid, conflicting and enduring of human passions. In the world Ricciardi and Maione are about to enter, infidelity appears inextricable from the most joyful expressions of love, and, this interdep

Nov 29, 2015
Sherlock Holmes - the stuff of nightmares by Lovegrove, James, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the stuff of nightmares

Overview: It's the autumn of 1890, and a spate of bombings has hit London. The newspapers are full of fevered speculation about anarchists, anti-monarchists and Fenians. But one man suspects an even more sinister hand behind the violence. Sherlock Holmes believes Professor Moriarty is orchestrating a nationwide campaign of terror, but to what end? At the same time, a bizarrely garbed figure has been spotted on the rooftops and in the grimy back alleys of the capital. He moves with the extraor

Nov 30, 2015
The sundown speech - an Amos Walker novel by Estleman, Loren D., author.

The sundown speech - an Amos Walker novel

"Amos Walker is hired by Helen and Dante Gunner, a bohemian Ann Arbor couple, to find Jerry Marcus, a film director who has disappeared with their investment money. It's one of Walker's easiest jobs to date. In just a few short hours, Walker locates Marcus in his bedroom...murdered, his body shoved into a cupboard, a bullet through his head. This case is opened and shut quickly, but Walker can't quite let it go. When Dante is arrested for the murder Walker finds himself again in Helen's employ,

Nov 30, 2015
The Sicilian wife - a novel by Edwards, Caterina, 1948-, author.

The Sicilian wife - a novel

Nov 30, 2015
Honor above all by Bard-Collins, J., author.

Honor above all

"Pinkerton agent Garrett Lyons arrives in Chicago in 1882 to solve the murder of his partner. He enlists the help of his friend, architect Louis Sullivan, and becomes involved in the race to build one of the first skyscrapers"--

Nov 30, 2015
The fruitcake murders by Collins, Ace.

The fruitcake murders

Fruitcakes never die...but people do!

Nov 30, 2015
Marked off by Cameron, Don (Irish fiction writer)

Marked off

"In a leafy suburb of Dublin in the height of mid-Summer, the brutal and shocking murder of a local woman is the last thing that anyone expects. What is more unexpected is that this murder will only be the first of many. Detective Danny O'Neill is led on a trail of false clues, lies and corruption, where the only thing he seems to be able to find are dead ends. As O'Neill tries to come to terms with a painful past, we realize that this is more than a hunt for a wanted man: it is a hunt for redem

Nov 30, 2015
Recipes for love and murder by Andrew, Sally, author.

Recipes for love and murder

"A bright new talent makes her fiction debut with this first novel in a delicious crime series set in rural South Africa: a flavorful blend of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and Goldy Schulz, full of humor, romance, and recipes, and featuring a charming cast of characters. Tannie Maria ("tannie" meaning auntie, the respectful Afrikaans address for a woman older than you) is a middle-aged widow who likes to cook and eat. She shares her culinary love through her work as a recipe columnist for

Nov 30, 2015
Writing all wrongs by Adams, Ellery, author.

Writing all wrongs

After Olivia and Chief Rawlings enjoy a brief honeymoon on Palmetto Island, they're joined by the rest of the Bayside Book Writers for the Legends of the Coastal Carolina Festival. The festival's highlight is Silas Black, celebrity screenwriter and TV producer, who is currently working on a popular show in North Carolina. As the festival gets under way, a trickster seems to be bringing famous local ghost stories to life. But when the body of a woman close to Black is found on the beach, Olivia a

Nov 30, 2015
The Lady Agnès mystery. Volume 1 by Japp, Andrea H., 1957- author.

The Lady Agnès mystery. Volume 1

Nov 30, 2015
Hostage - a novel by Ohlsson, Kristina, 1979-

Hostage - a novel

"Shortly after a crowded New York-bound Boeing 747 takes off from Stockholm, a bomb threat is found in one of the aircraft's lavatories. The demands are directed at both the Swedish and US governments. Police Superintendent Alex Recht teams up with the energetic -- and often abrasive -- Eden Lundell from the security service's counter-terrorism unit to deal with the hijacking. Fredrika Bergman, who is currently working at the Justice Department, returns to the police force to act as a liaison be

Nov 30, 2015
Home by nightfall by Finch, Charles (Charles B.), author.

Home by nightfall

"It's London in 1876, and the whole city is abuzz with the enigmatic disappearance of a famous foreign pianist. Lenox has an eye on the matter - as a partner in a now-thriving detective agency, he's a natural choice to investigate. Just when he's tempted to turn his focus to it entirely, however, his grieving brother asks him to come down to Sussex, and Lenox leaves the metropolis behind for the quieter country life of his boyhood. Or so he thinks. In fact, something strange is afoot in Marketho

Nov 30, 2015
Tricky twenty-two - a Stephanie Plum novel by Evanovich, Janet, author

Tricky twenty-two - a Stephanie Plum novel

"Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute. Stephanie Plum might not be the world's greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she's being played. Ken Globovic (aka Gobbles), hailed as the Supreme Exalted Zookeeper of the animal house known as Zeta fraternity, has been arrested for beating up the dean of students at Kiltman College. Gobbles has missed his court date and gone into hiding. People have seen him on campus, but no one will talk. Things just aren't add

Nov 30, 2015
Silent nights - Christmas mysteries by

Silent nights - Christmas mysteries

Nov 30, 2015
Stillwater by Lenhardt, Melissa, author.


"Former FBI agent Jack McBride took the job as Chief of Police for Stillwater, Texas, to start a new life with his teenage son, Ethan, away from the suspicions that surrounded his wife's disappearance a year earlier. With a low crime rate and a five-man police force, he expected it to be a nice, easy gig; hot checks, traffic violations, some drugs, occasional domestic disturbances, and petty theft. Instead, within a week he is investigating a staged murder-suicide, uncovering a decades old skele

Nov 30, 2015
Rest ye murdered gentlemen by Delany, Vicki, 1951- author.

Rest ye murdered gentlemen

As the owner of Mrs. Claus's Treasures, Merry Wilkinson knows how to decorate homes for the holidays. That's why she thinks her float in the semi-annual Santa Claus parade is a shoe-in for best in show. But when the tractor pulling Merry's float is sabotaged, she has to face facts: there's a Scrooge in Christmas Town. Merry isn't ready to point fingers, especially with a journalist in town writing a puff piece about Rudolph's Christmas spirit. But when she stumbles upon the reporter's body on a

Nov 30, 2015
Murder Under the Bridge - A Palestine Mystery by Raphael, Kate

Murder Under the Bridge - A Palestine Mystery

Nov 30, 2015
Ghost girl by Thomson, Lesley, 1958- author.

Ghost girl

When detective's daughter Stella Darnell discovers some old photos in her father's darkroom, an old case is reopened. The oldest photo dates back to 1966, when a ten year-old girl witnessed something that would haunt her forever.

Nov 30, 2015
A likely story by McKinlay, Jenn, author.

A likely story

Delivering books to the housebound residents of the Thumb Islands, just a short boat ride from the town of Briar Creek, library director Lindsey Norris has befriended two elderly brothers, Stewart and Peter Rosen. She enjoys visiting them in their treasure-filled, ramshackle Victorian on Star Island until she discovers that Peter has been killed and Stewart is missing. Now she's determined to solve a murder and find Stewart before he suffers his brother's fate.

Nov 30, 2015
Miss Ruffles inherits everything by Martin, Nancy, 1953- author.

Miss Ruffles inherits everything

"Rich and flamboyant Honeybelle Hensley, the most colorful character in Mule Stop, Texas, dies a suspicious death and enrages the whole town by leaving her worldly fortune to the most undeserving recipient-her dog. The incorrigible Miss Ruffles is a Texas Cattle Cur, not a cuddly lapdog, and when Honeybelle was alive, Miss Ruffles liked nothing better than digging up Honeybelle's famous rose garden after breakfast, chasing off the UPS man before lunch and terrorizing the many gentleman callers w

Nov 30, 2015
Murder Most Howl by Davis, Krista, author.

Murder Most Howl

Holly Miller is delighted that her grandmother has finally left the Sugar Maple Inn to take a well-deserved vacation. It means Holly is in charge, but running the inn might be more challenging than she realized. Wagtail is throwing a weekend-long murder mystery game to draw in tourists during the slow season, the inn has a full house, and a blizzard is on the way. Trouble is unleashed the night the game begins, when the storm blows in and the lights go out. It gets worse the following morning w

Nov 30, 2015
Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.), author.

Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue - a gaslight mystery

When a family friend's traumatized daughter is accused of murdering her new husband, newlyweds Sarah Brandt and Detective Frank Malloy investigate with the assistance of household members and uncover sinister truths about the victim's true identity.

Nov 30, 2015
Too soon dead - an Alexander Brass mystery by Kurland, Michael, author

Too soon dead - an Alexander Brass mystery

"New York City, 1935. Newspaper columnist extraordinaire Alexander Brass needs a story... It all begins when a furtive tipster promises an explosive story and gives Morgan DeWitt - assistant to New York World celebrity newsman Alexander Brass - an envelope filled with photographs of the most compromising nature. When the tipster turns up murdered, Brass and his team resolve to find the killer, running the gauntlet of blackmailing Nazis, accommodating nymphomaniacs and U.S. senators on the way...

Nov 30, 2015
Sherlock Holmes - the thinking engine by Lovegrove, James, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the thinking engine

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Nov 30, 2015
The lady in the lake ; The little sister ; The long goodbye ; Playback by Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959.

The lady in the lake ; The little sister ; The long goodbye ; Playback

Nov 30, 2015
Target in the night by Piglia, Ricardo, author.

Target in the night

A passionate political and psychological thriller set in a remote Argentinean Pampas town, Target in the Night is an intense and tragic family history reminiscent of King Lear, in which the madness of the detective is integral to solving crimes. Target in the Night, a masterpiece, won every major literary prize in the Spanish language in 2011.

Nov 30, 2015
Woman with a blue pencil - a novel by McAlpine, Gordon, author.

Woman with a blue pencil - a novel

"On the eve of Pearl Harbor, Sam Sumida, a Japanese-American academic, has been thrust into the role of amateur P.I., investigating his wife's murder, which has been largely ignored by the LAPD. Grief stricken by her loss, disoriented by his ill-prepared change of occupation, the worst is yet to come.... Sam discovers that, inexplicably, he has become not only unrecognizable to his former acquaintances but that all signs of his existence (including even the murder he's investigating) have been e

Nov 30, 2015
Yarned and dangerous by Hartwell, Sadie, author.

Yarned and dangerous

Time has not been kind to sleepy Dorset Falls, Connecticut, where an erstwhile resident is hoping to bring a tattered yarn shop back to life--but with a murderer on the loose, the whole town is in knots...

Nov 30, 2015
Death by tea by Erickson, Alex.

Death by tea

Nov 30, 2015
Chef Maurice and a spot of truffle by Lang, J. A., author.

Chef Maurice and a spot of truffle

"It's autumn in the Cotswolds, and Chef Maurice is facing a problem of mushrooming proportion. Not only has his wild herb and mushroom supplier, Ollie Meadows, missed his weekly delivery - he's missing vital signs too, when he turns up dead in the woods near Beakley village. Soon, Chef Maurice is up to his nose in some seriously rotten business - complete with threatening notes, a pignapping, and an extremely well-catered stake-out. Can he solve Ollie's murder before his home-made investigation

Nov 30, 2015
Crucifixion Creek - a Belltree mystery by Maitland, Barry, author

Crucifixion Creek - a Belltree mystery

"A meth-addicted biker shoots a woman during a police siege. An elderly couple commit suicide on the terrace of their favorite cafe´. An unidentified white male is stabbed to death in the street. For Sydney homicide detective Harry Belltree, not long out of the military and a grueling tour of Afghanistan, these three deaths appear to be just another day at the office. Until, that is, he identifies the stabbing victim as his own brother-in-law Greg, and journalist Kelly Pool suggests there's a li

Nov 30, 2015
Crowned and moldering by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Crowned and moldering

Shannon is happy to help her beau, Mac Sullivan, renovate his historic lighthouse mansion but work grinds to a halt when the reamains of a missing young woman are found.

Nov 30, 2015
A deceptive clarity by Elkins, Aaron J.

A deceptive clarity

Nov 30, 2015
Death takes priority by Flowers, Jean, 1937- author.

Death takes priority

After the death of her aunt and being dumped by her fiance´, Cassie Miller returns to her small hometown in the Berkshires. When somebody breaks into the post office where she works and an unidentified body is found in the woods, Cassie finds hereself drawn into the case.

Nov 30, 2015
All dressed in white - an under suspicion novel by Clark, Mary Higgins.

All dressed in white - an under suspicion novel

"The second thrilling novel in the New York Times bestselling Under Suspicion series following The Cinderella Murder, featuring intrepid television producer Laurie Moran as she investigates the case of a missing bride. Five years ago Amanda Pierce was excitedly preparing to marry her college sweetheart in a lavish ceremony at The Grand Victoria Hotel in Palm Beach. Then, with their guests and families on site, Amanda disappeared. In present-day New York City, Laurie Moran realizes a missing br

Nov 30, 2015
Born in a burial gown by Craven, Mike.

Born in a burial gown

"Detective Inspector Avison Fluke is a man on the edge. He has committed a crime to get back to work, concealed a debilitating illness, and is about to be made homeless. Just as he thinks things can’t get any worse, the body of a young woman is found buried on a wet, Cumbrian building site. Shot once in the back of the head, execution style, it is a cold, calculated murder. When the post-mortem reveals she has gone to significant expense in disguising her appearance, and the only clue to her ide

Nov 30, 2015
Away in a manger by Bowen, Rhys.

Away in a manger

"It's Christmastime in 1905 New York City, and for once, Molly Murphy Sullivan is looking forward to the approaching holidays. She has a family of her own now: she and Daniel have a baby son and twelve-year-old Bridie is living with them as their ward. As Molly and the children listen to carolers in the street, they hear a lovely voice, the voice of an angel, and see a beggar girl huddled in a doorway, singing "Away in a Manger." Bridie is touched by the girl's ragged clothes and wants to help h

Nov 30, 2015
A Christmas escape - a novel by Perry, Anne, author.

A Christmas escape - a novel

"A Christmas Escape ... transports us to the Mediterranean island of Stromboli for an unconventional Yuletide adventure--and an unforgettable volcanic encounter."--

Nov 30, 2015
Art and murder by Easton, Don, author.

Art and murder

"Jack Taggart is out for justice, and just a little revenge, when he goes undercover as a pimp to hunt down the murderer of a cop to whom he owes an everlasting debt of gratitude. Embroiled in a mysterious international crime syndicate, for once Taggart might be in over his head."

Nov 30, 2015
Death comes to Kurland Hall by Lloyd, Catherine, 1963- author.

Death comes to Kurland Hall

Returning to Kurland St. Mary to help with a friend's wedding, Lucy Harrington is dismayed at the presence of Major Robert Kurland, but calls a truce with him when Mrs. Chingford, a meddling widow who had set her sights on Lucy's father, is found dead at the bottom of a staircase.

Nov 30, 2015
The chocolate falcon fraud - a chocoholic mystery by Carl, JoAnna, author.

The chocolate falcon fraud - a chocoholic mystery

"The Warner Pier tourism board is kicking off its Tough Guys and Private Eyes film festival with The Maltese Falcon, and Lee Woodyard and her Aunt Nettie are preparing a delicious chocolate noir tie-in at TenHuis Chocolade. What Lee isn't prepared for is a face from the past: Jeff Godfrey, her former stepson...Then Jeff goes missing, the Falcon theme is haunting everyone, and a body falls at Lee's feet when she opens the front door just like in the movie."--

Nov 30, 2015
Eyes full of empty by Guez, Jérémie, author.

Eyes full of empty

"Idir, the protagonist, an immigrant's son with a university education and rich friends, follows his own code of honor and the result is a new Paris Noir"--

Nov 30, 2015