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Black cat crossing by Finch, Kay.

Black cat crossing

Moving to Lavender, Texas, to write her first novel and help her Aunt Rowe manage her vacation-rental business, aspiring mystery author Sabrina Tate finds herself faced with a real-life mystery when her aunt's awful cousin is found dead with a local black cat, believed to be a jinx, by her side.

Oct 1, 2015
The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'clock Lady by Albert, Susan Wittig, author.

The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'clock Lady

"The eleven o'clock lady has always been one of garden club president Liz Lacy's favorite spring wildflowers. The plant is so named because the white blossoms don't open until the sun shines directly on them and wakes them up. But another Eleven O'Clock Lady is never going to wake up again. Rona Jean Hancock--a telephone switchboard operator who earned her nickname because her shift ended at eleven, when her nightlife was just beginning--has been found strangled with her own silk stocking in a v

Oct 1, 2015
A curious beginning - a Veronica Speedwell mystery by Raybourn, Deanna, author.

A curious beginning - a Veronica Speedwell mystery

"London, 1887. As the city prepares to celebrate Queen Victoria's golden jubilee, Veronica Speedwell is marking a milestone of her own. After burying her spinster aunt, the orphaned Veronica is free to resume her world travels in pursuit of scientific inquiry--and the occasional romantic dalliance. As familiar with hunting butterflies as she is fending off admirers, Veronica wields her butterfly net and a sharpened hatpin with equal aplomb, and with her last connection to England now gone, she i

Oct 1, 2015
Booked for trouble by Gates, Eva, 1951- author.

Booked for trouble

Lucy has finally found her bliss as a librarian and resident of the Bodie Island Lighthouse. She loves walking on the beach, passing her evenings with the local book club, bonding with the library cat, Charles, and enjoying the attention of not one, but TWO eligible men. But then her socialite mother, Suzanne, unexpectedly drops in, determined to move Lucy back to Boston -- and reunite her with her ex-fiance. To make matters worse, Suzanne picks a very public fight at the local hotel with her fo

Oct 1, 2015
Cinderella six feet under by Chance, Maia.

Cinderella six feet under

Variety hall actress Ophelia Flax's plan to reunite her friend Prue with her estranged and allegedly wealthy mother, Henrietta, is met with a grim surprise. Not only is the marquise's Paris mansion a mouse-infested ruin, but Henrietta has inexplicably vanished, leaving behind an evasive husband, two sinister stepsisters, and a bullet-riddled corpse in the pumpkin patch decked out in a ball gown and one glass slipper a corpse that also happens to be a dead ringer for Prue. Strangely, no one at 15

Oct 1, 2015
The Dungeon House by Edwards, Martin, 1955- author.

The Dungeon House

Oct 1, 2015
Girl waits with gun by Stewart, Amy, author.

Girl waits with gun

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Drunken Botanist comes an enthralling novel based on the forgotten true story of one of the nation's first female deputy sheriffs. Constance Kopp doesn't quite fit the mold. She towers over most men, has no interest in marriage or domestic affairs, and has been isolated from the world since a family secret sent her and her sisters from city to country fifteen years ago. When a powerful, ruthless factory owner runs down their buggy, a dispute ove

Oct 1, 2015
Is fat Bob dead yet? - a novel by Dobyns, Stephen, 1941- author.

Is fat Bob dead yet? - a novel

Witnessing a gruesome motorcycle accident in the seaport city of New London, Connecticut, newcomer Connor Raposo sees a strangely familiar man with an Elvis haircut at the scene and is embroiled in a small-time con operation.

Oct 1, 2015
Jade Dragon Mountain by Hart, Elsa.

Jade Dragon Mountain

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

Oct 1, 2015
Law and author by Chase, Erika.

Law and author

"Bob Miller, retired police chief and member of the Ashton Corners Mystery Readers and Cheese Straws Society, is stunned by the arrival of his twenty-one-year-old granddaughter, Darla, whom he has never seen. Bob has been estranged from his own daughter for decades and hopes to make up for his absence in Darla's life. But some of the ladies of the book club find their Southern hospitality strained as they question the motives behind this sudden reunion. After a dead man is found in Molly Mathews

Oct 1, 2015
Knot the usual suspects - a Haunted Yarn Shop mystery by MacRae, Molly, author.

Knot the usual suspects - a Haunted Yarn Shop mystery

It's time for Handmade Blue Plum, an annual arts and crafts fair, and Kath and her knitting group TGIF (Thank Goodness It's Fiber) plan to kick off the festivities with a yarn bombing. But they're not the only ones needling Blue Plum. Bagpiper and former resident Hugh McPhee had just returned after a long absence, yet his reception is anything but cozy. The morning after his arrival, he's found dead in full piper's regalia. Although shaken, Kath and her knitting group go forward with their yarn

Oct 1, 2015
Out of the blackout by Barnard, Robert

Out of the blackout

Oct 1, 2015
A beam of light by Camilleri, Andrea.

A beam of light

When Inspector Montalbano falls under the charms of beautiful gallery owner Marian, his longtime relationship with Livia comes under threat. Meanwhile, he is also troubled by a strange dream as three crimes demand his attention: the assault and robbery of a wealthy merchant's young wife, shady art deals, and a search for arms traffickers that leads him deep into the countryside, where the investigation takes a tragic turn.

Oct 1, 2015
All sales final by Belle, Josie, author.

All sales final

When she discovers a skeleton in the basement of her and her fiancé's new dream home in the historic section of St. Stanley, bargain hunter Maggie, with the help of her Good Buy Girls, works to tag a killer who wants to keep the truth buried forever. Includes bargain-hunting tips. By the national best-selling author of Marked Down for Murder.

Oct 1, 2015
The man who fell from the sky by Coel, Margaret, 1937- author.

The man who fell from the sky

When Robert Walking Bear's body is found in the Wind River mountains, his death appears to be accidental--except for the fact that he had been hunting for Butch Cassidy's buried loot with a map he had gotten from his grandfather, a map believed to have been drawn by the leader of the Hole in the Wall gang himself. It isn't long before rumors circulate that Robert was murdered by his own cousins to get the map and find the treasure themselves. Despite there being no evidence of foul play, the gos

Oct 1, 2015
The Monet murders by Mort, T. A. (Terry A.), author.

The Monet murders

"Hollywood, 1934. Prohibition is finally over, but there is still plenty of crime for an ambitious young private eye to investigate. Though he has a slightly checkered past, Riley Fitzhugh is well connected in the film industry and is hired by a major producer whose lovely girlfriend has disappeared. He also is hired to recover a stolen Monet, a crime that results in two murders initially, with more to come."--provided by publisher.

Oct 1, 2015
Murder of an open book by Swanson, Denise, author.

Murder of an open book

"A nasty faculty feud leaves one Scumble River teacher belly-up. . . . Her honeymoon may have been less than relaxing, but Skye Boyd ne´e Denison is still high on marital bliss with her new husband, Wally. The fact that their family is about to get bigger is even more exciting, even if Skye is dealing with morning sickness--and trying to hide the news from her ever-meddling mother, May. But Skye quickly comes crashing down from cloud nine when the body of one of her coworkers, science teacher an

Oct 1, 2015
Shakespeare no more - a Jacobean mystery by Hays, Tony.

Shakespeare no more - a Jacobean mystery

Oct 1, 2015
Never look down by Easley, Warren C., author.

Never look down

Kelly Spence, an at-risk teen and tagger, is four stories up at 3:00 one morning when she looks down and witnesses the brutal murder of a woman in the parking lot below. Unluckily the killer spies her but Kelly escapes. Desperate to stay anonymous, she seeks help from someone on the street she trusts, but soon she finds his mutilated body and becomes even more afraid. Cal is drawn into the case by his volatile Cuban friend and landlord who is devastated by the murder: the dead woman had just be

Oct 1, 2015
Thirteen guests by Farjeon, J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson), 1883-1955, author.

Thirteen guests

On a fine autumn weekend, Lord Aveling hosts a hunting party at his country house, Bragley Court. Among the guests are an actress, a journalist, an artist, and a mystery novelist. The unlucky thirteenth is John Foss, injured at the local train station and brought to the house to recuperate--but John is nursing a secret of his own. Soon events take a sinister turn when a painting is mutilated, a dog stabbed, and a man strangled. Death strikes more than one of the house guests, and the police are

Oct 1, 2015
Tipping the valet - a workplace mystery by Beck, K. K.

Tipping the valet - a workplace mystery

Oct 1, 2015
The white ghost by Benn, James R., author.

The white ghost

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

Oct 1, 2015
Vienna by Kirby, William S., 1964-


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

Oct 1, 2015
Lay death at her door - a mystery by Buhmann, Elizabeth, author.

Lay death at her door - a mystery

Twenty years ago, Kate Cranbrook's eyewitness testimony sent the wrong man to prison for rape and murder. When new evidence exonerates him, Kate says that in the darkness and confusion, she must have mistaken her attacker's identity. She is lying. Kate would like nothing better than to turn her back on the past, but she is trapped in a stand-off with the real killer. When a body turns up on her doorstep, she resorts to desperate measures to free herself once and for all from a secret that is rui

Oct 1, 2015
Served cold by Goldberg, Ed, 1943-, author.

Served cold

Oct 1, 2015
Oblivion by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961- author.


The quick : A woman swims in a remote, milky-blue lagoon. Steam rises from the water and as it clears, a body is revealed in the ghostly light. The dead : Miles away, a vast aircraft hangar rises behind the perimeter fence of the US military base. A sickening thud is heard as a man's body falls from a high platform. The forgotton : Many years before, a schoolgirl went missing. The world has forgotten her. But Erlendur has not. The searcher : Erlendur Sveinsson is a newly promoted detective with

Oct 1, 2015
The eloquence of the dead by Brady, Conor, author.

The eloquence of the dead

Oct 3, 2015
Academy Gothic by Hill, James Tate

Academy Gothic

Oct 4, 2015
A Christmas escape - a novel by Perry, Anne.

A Christmas escape - a novel

"For countless readers, Christmastime means a delicious new holiday mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry. A Christmas Escape, her thirteenth noel to the season, transports us to the Mediterranean island of Stromboli for an unconventional Yuletide adventure--and an unforgettable volcanic encounter. Lonely Charles Latterly arrives at his small hotel hoping that the island's blue skies and gentle breezes will brighten his spirits. Unfortunately, there's no holiday cheer to be

Oct 4, 2015
The chocolate falcon fraud - a chocoholic mystery by Carl, JoAnna.

The chocolate falcon fraud - a chocoholic mystery

"From the bestselling author of The Chocolate Clown Corpse, it's murder, my sweet, for a chocolatier whose love of old crime films plunges her into a real-life murder where the motives aren't so black and white. 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 Godfre

Oct 4, 2015
Ghost of a Potion by Blake, Heather

Ghost of a Potion

Oct 4, 2015
A Gala Event by Connolly, Sheila

A Gala Event

Oct 4, 2015
The crossing - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956-

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"--

Oct 4, 2015
Looking for Mr. Good Witch by Lavene, Joyce/ Lavene, Jim

Looking for Mr. Good Witch

Oct 4, 2015
Peril at Somner House- a mystery featuring Dephne du Maurier by Challis, Joanna

Peril at Somner House- a mystery featuring Dephne du Maurier

Oct 4, 2015
Art in the Blood by MacBird, Bonnie

Art in the Blood

Oct 4, 2015
All Men Fear Me by Casey, Donis

All Men Fear Me

Oct 4, 2015
A likely story by McKinlay, Jenn.

A likely story

Oct 4, 2015
The Decagon House Murders by Ayatsuji, Yukito/ Wong, Ho-Ling (TRN)

The Decagon House Murders

Oct 4, 2015
Faux Paw by Kelly, Sofie

Faux Paw

Oct 4, 2015
Devil of Delphi by Siger, Jeffrey

Devil of Delphi

Oct 4, 2015
Flipped for Murder by Day, Maddie

Flipped for Murder

Oct 4, 2015
Florist Grump by Collins, Kate

Florist Grump

Oct 4, 2015
Floral Depravity by Allen, Beverly

Floral Depravity

Oct 4, 2015
Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.).

Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue

Oct 4, 2015
Miss Ruffles Inherits Everything by Martin, Nancy

Miss Ruffles Inherits Everything

Oct 4, 2015
Recipes for Love and Murder by Andrew, Sally

Recipes for Love and Murder

Oct 4, 2015
The Puffin of Death by Webb, Betty

The Puffin of Death

Oct 4, 2015
Return to Dust by Lanh, Andrew

Return to Dust

Oct 4, 2015
Silent City by Smith, Carrie

Silent City

Oct 4, 2015
A Specter of Justice by De Castrique, Mark

A Specter of Justice

Oct 4, 2015
The Skeleton Haunts a House by Perry, Leigh

The Skeleton Haunts a House

Oct 4, 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

Oct 4, 2015
The unfortunate decisions of Dahlia Moss by Wirestone, Max.

The unfortunate decisions of Dahlia Moss

"Meet Dahlia Moss, the reigning queen of unfortunate decision-making in the Saint Louis area. Unemployed, broke, and on her last bowl of ramen, she's not living her best life. But that's all about to change. Before Dahlia can make her life any messier onher own she's offered a job. A job that she's woefully under-qualified for. A job that will lead her to a murder, an MMORPG, and possibly a fella (or two?). Turns out unfortunate decisions abound, and she's just the girl to deal with them"--

Oct 4, 2015
You Are Dead by James, Peter

You Are Dead

Oct 4, 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

Oct 4, 2015
Unforgiving - A Henry Christie Thriller by Oldham, Nick

Unforgiving - A Henry Christie Thriller

Oct 7, 2015
Wolf Point - an Andy Larson mystery by Thompson, Mike, approximately 1942-

Wolf Point  - an Andy Larson mystery

Soon after Andy Larson takes a deputy sheriff position in the town of Wolf Point, Montana, the sheriff is murdered and the bank is robbed, and Andy is left to bring down a corrupt police force and a bootlegging organization.

Oct 7, 2015
Death on the Lizard by Paige, Robin

Death on the Lizard

Oct 7, 2015
The evidence room by Harvey, Cameron, 1977-

The evidence room

"This atmospheric and beautifully written police procedural is set in Florida where a murder of a young mother shook a small bayou town to its core. Twenty years later, the victim's daughter returns to the scene of the crime and learns that the tragedy of her past has very real consequences for her future. Everyone in Cooper's Bayou knows the story of Raylene Atchison, the local woman who was murdered on the banks of the bayou, and her daughter, Aurora, who was found on the steps of the mini-mar

Oct 7, 2015
The cat who went underground by Braun, Lilian Jackson.

The cat who went underground

Quill and his cats vacation in Mooseville, but when the carpenter he hires disappears, he begins to investigate what may be a serial killer's plan to wipe out the area's woodworkers

Oct 7, 2015
Idyll threats - a Thomas Lynch novel by Gayle, Stephanie, 1975-

Idyll threats - a Thomas Lynch novel

"In the summer of 1997, Thomas Lynch arrives as the new chief of police in Idyll, Connecticut--a town where serious crimes can be counted on one hand. So no one is prepared when Cecilia North is found murdered on a golf course. By chance, Chief Lynch met her mere hours before she was killed. With that lead, the case should be a slam dunk. But there's a problem. If Lynch tells his detectives about meeting the victim, he'll reveal his greatest secret: he's gay"--

Oct 8, 2015
The big chili by Buckley, Julia, 1964- author.

The big chili

Oct 8, 2015
Big bout by Lister, Michael

Big bout

Oct 8, 2015
City of echoes by Ellis, Robert, 1954- author.

City of echoes

On Detective Matt Jones's first night working Homicide in LA, he's called to investigate a particularly violent murder case: a man has been gunned down in a parking lot off Hollywood Boulevard, his bullet-riddled body immediately pegged as the work of a serial robber who has been haunting the Strip for months. Driven by the grisliness of the killing, Jones and his hot-tempered partner, Denny Cabrera, jump headfirst into the investigation. But as Jones uncovers evidence that links the crime to a

Oct 8, 2015
Ghost to the rescue by Hart, Carolyn G., author.

Ghost to the rescue

"When you wish upon a star, you get...Bailey Ruth? You do if you're a little girl whose mom needs help and you touch the soft heart of Supervisor Wiggins at Heaven's Department of Good Intentions. Granted it's not the usual task of an emissary, but then again Bailey Ruth is not your usual emissary. So Wiggins dispatches the spunky spirit to her old hometown of Adelaide, Oklahoma, to help a single mother and struggling writer find some creative solutions to her problems."--

Oct 8, 2015
Ghost of a potion by Blake, Heather, author.

Ghost of a potion

When her boyfriend's mother is accused of killing architect Haywood Dodd during a costume ball, shop owner Carly Beth Hartwell employs her keen skills of detection to clear her name while dealing with a group of ghosts who need her help, including the deceased. --Publisher

Oct 8, 2015
The ghost and Mrs. Fletcher - a Murder, she wrote mystery - a novel by Bain, Donald, 1935- author.

The ghost and Mrs. Fletcher - a Murder, she wrote mystery - a novel

"Make room for Jessica Fletcher as she cleans house to catch a killer who hasn't got a ghost of a chance. Jessica's friend, Eve Simpson is the town's premiere real estate agent and has recently taken on the task of selling one of Cabot Cove's oldest properties--the Spencer Percy House, built in 1805 by a sea captain for his young wife. Its current occupant, Joe Cooper, a crusty former carpenter, is convinced he's about to die and wants the house sold so he can give the proceeds to his grandson,

Oct 8, 2015
Knock on wood by Johnston, Linda O.

Knock on wood

Oct 8, 2015
A kind of grief - a novel by Scott, A. D., author.

A kind of grief - a novel

Joanne Ross investigates the death of an artist and alleged witch, who was found dead in her home on a remote glen in Scotland.

Oct 8, 2015
The haunted season - a Max Tudor novel by Malliet, G. M., 1951-

The haunted season - a Max Tudor novel

Max Tudor must contend with his new role as a father as well as a murder all too close to home in Nether Monkslip.

Oct 8, 2015
Death on the high lonesome by Hayes, Frank, 1940-

Death on the high lonesome

Virgil knows that his sleepy hometown is starting to reflect the times, in good ways and bad. It still comes as a shock when his deputy is almost killed by the body of a woman falling from the highway overpass onto his car. A woman who had been fleeing for her life.

Oct 8, 2015
The cat who went underground by Braun, Lilian Jackson.

The cat who went underground

Millionaire newsman Jim Qwilleran and his two Siamese cats solve a series of murders of handymen in the resort town of Mooseville.

Oct 8, 2015
The diamond caper by Mayle, Peter, author.

The diamond caper

When a Riviera socialite's diamonds are stolen--the latest in a string of seemingly unconnected but ever-more-audacious jewelry heists across France--Elena flies in to investigate the insurance claim. It's a trip she's more than happy to make, as it gives her a chance to meet up with old friends in Marseille--and, particularly, with Sam. Once reunited, Sam isn't entirely distracted by domestic matters. In the pattern of these "perfect crimes" he's beginning to see a master at work, and he's quic

Oct 8, 2015
The Decagon House murders by Ayatsuji, Yukito, 1960- author.

The Decagon House murders

Oct 8, 2015
Claws for Alarm by Lotempio, T. C.

Claws for Alarm

Oct 8, 2015
The company she kept by Mayor, Archer.

The company she kept

"During the height of a particularly brutal Vermont winter, one morning a woman's body is found hanging high above the interstate. The woman, found with the word "dyke" carved on her chest is quickly determined to be the victim of a brutal murder. Thatalone is enough to bring in Joe Gunther and his VBI (Vermont Bureau of Investigation) team. But when the victim is identified not only as a state senator, but as an intimate friend of the governor's, it unleashes a publicity maelstrom that makes

Oct 8, 2015
Compromising positions by Isaacs, Susan, 1943-

Compromising positions

Judith is smart and funny, with a gorgeous husband and wonderful kids. She's also incredibly bored, having put her Ph. D. plans on hold for a life of housekeeping and nose-wiping. So when a local dentist is found murdered, and the police suspect her neighbor, that's all the excuse Judith needs to jump in and begin her own investigation. It seems the deceased periodontist was quite the Don Juan of the PTA, with a habit of taking incriminating photos. In between school runs and making dinner, Judi

Oct 8, 2015
Crowned and Moldering by Carlisle, Kate

Crowned and Moldering

Oct 8, 2015
Dangerously dark by London, Colette, author.

Dangerously dark

Chocolate-whisperer Hayden Mundy Moore has just arrived in Portland, Oregon, where she's about to scarf souffle´s and sip cacao-based cocktails at her friend's engagement party. Fresh from nabbing her first candy-covered killer, the last thing Hayden wants to do is mix her love of chocolate with criminal mischief again.

Oct 8, 2015
Death by Tea by Erickson, Alex

Death by Tea

Oct 8, 2015
Dead with the wind by James, Miranda, author.

Dead with the wind

"An'gel and Dickce Ducote tend to stay put in Athena, Mississippi, but a wedding is a good reason to say a temporary farewell to Charlie Harris's cat, Diesel, and go visit relatives. But while their stay in Louisiana is warm enough, the atmosphere leading up to the wedding is downright cold, with bride-to-be Sondra Delevan putting her trust fund above little things like love and loyalty. When a violent storm supposedly sweeps Sondra off a balcony to her death, the sisters discover that many of t

Oct 8, 2015
Finished business by Wishart, David

Finished business

Oct 8, 2015
Stone cold case - a rock shop mystery by Dilts, Catherine.

Stone cold case - a rock shop mystery

Oct 8, 2015
Stages - a mystery by Satterlee, Thom.

Stages - a mystery

Daniel Peters is an American living in Copenhagen. He works in the Kierkegaard Research Center as a translator and suffers from Asperger's. When his boss (and former fiancée) is murdered soon after the discovery of a new Kierkegaard manuscript--a collection of poetry believed by some to be a forgery--Daniel is a prime suspect. His condition makes it difficult for him to tolerate changes to his routine or interpret people's behavior, but he is drawn into the mystery despite himself and must work

Oct 8, 2015
The guise of another by Eskens, Allen, 1963-

The guise of another

After being subpoenaed by a grand jury under suspicion of corruption, Minnesota detective Alexander Rupert attempts to salvage his career and reputation investigating the false identity of recent car accident victim.

Oct 8, 2015
The question of the unfamiliar husband by Copperman, E. J., 1957-

The question of the unfamiliar husband

Oct 8, 2015
Peril by ponytail by Cohen, Nancy J., 1948-

Peril by ponytail

Marla and Dalton's honeymoon at an Arizona dude ranch veers from dangerous to downright deadly faster than a horse headed to the corral. With her husband's uncle-- the resort's owner-- on the suspect list for murder, Marla hopes her blind trust in his innocence isn't misplaced, especially when she learns their relative has secrets he'd rather keep buried. As the bodies pile up, and with her new family in jeopardy, she'd better figure out who's adding to the spirits haunting a nearby ghost town b

Oct 8, 2015
A little more free by McFetridge, John, 1959- author.

A little more free

Oct 8, 2015
The grave soul by Hart, Ellen.

The grave soul

"When Guthrie Hewitt calls on restaurateur and private investigator Jane Lawless, he doesn't know where else he can turn. Guthrie has fallen for a girl-Kira Adler. In fact, he was planning to propose to her on Christmas Eve. But his trip home with Kira over Thanksgiving made him uneasy. All her life, Kira has been haunted by a dream-a nightmare, really. In the dream, she witnesses her mother being murdered. She knows it can't be true because the dream doesn't line up with the facts of her mother

Oct 8, 2015
Just killing time by Holmes, Julianne, author.

Just killing time

Oct 8, 2015
A fool for a client by Hall, Parnell, author.

A fool for a client

When his hotshot lawyer boss is charged with the murder of his girlfriend and subjected to the death penalty, Stanley Hastings endures a nightmarish, sensational trial that is hampered by the unavailability of key witnesses and his ties to the defendant.

Oct 8, 2015
Classic in the dock - a case for Jack Colby, car detective by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic in the dock - a case for Jack Colby, car detective

Jack Colby is delighted when his friend, the world famous artist Giovanni, calls in at Frogs Hill on his way to Plumshaw Manor to paint a 1930s Alfa Romeo racing car. Jack waves him goodbye--but it isn't for long. Later that day he has a phone call from Giovanni. He has been arrested for murder! What follows brings nightmare to Jack as he investigates the crime. Did Giovanni really do it? Or is the murder related to a village feud between two rival families? Nothing is as it seems--except for th

Oct 8, 2015
The bark before Christmas by Berenson, Laurien, author.

The bark before Christmas

Melanie Travis has her hands full with her two young sons, a part-time job, and a half dozen Poodles to her name. But even with the busy holiday season approaching, she still has time to sniff out a Christmastime killer...There's nothing lovelier than Christmas in Connecticut, but Melanie can scarcely find a moment to enjoy the festivities. With her youngest son approaching toddlerhood, she's decided to return to her old job at Howard Academy, a posh private school attended by the children of Gr

Oct 8, 2015
After all these years by Isaacs, Susan, 1943-

After all these years

Rosie Myers, high school English teacher, wife and mother, didn't exactly object when her husband Richie changed from an easy-going math teacher into the hotshot president of a multi-million-dollar corporation in Manhattan. Well, she did worry how living on a grand waterfront estate in Long Island might affect the family, but what could be bad about the good life? She finds out when Richie leaves her the morning after their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary party - for a younger, prettier, and po

Oct 8, 2015
Come hell or highball by Chance, Maia, author.

Come hell or highball

"31-year-old society matron Lola Woodby has survived her loveless marriage with an unholy mixture of highballs, detective novels, and chocolate layer cake, until, her husband dies suddenly, leaving her his fortune...or so Lola thought. As it turns out, all she inherits from Alfie is a big pile of debt. Pretty soon, Lola and her stalwart Swedish cook, Berta, are reduced to hiding out in the secret love nest Alfie kept in New York City. But when rent comes due, Lola and Berta have no choice but to

Oct 8, 2015
Death in Hyde Park by Paige, Robin.

Death in Hyde Park

When an anarchist accidentally blows himself up with a bomb intended for the royal family, Kate and Charles Sheridan join the investigation to uncover who is threatening the British crown, a plot that may involve American author Jack London.

Oct 8, 2015
Death comes as the end by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.

Death comes as the end

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense--creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters--brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. In Death Comes As the End, Dame Agatha transports us back to ancient Egypt 2000 B.C. where a priest's daughter, investigating a suspicious

Oct 8, 2015
Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C., author.

Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery

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

Oct 8, 2015
Silent city - a Claire Codella mystery by Smith, Carrie, author.

Silent city - a Claire Codella mystery

NYPD Detective Claire Codella has just won a tough battle with cancer. Now she has to regain her rightful place on the force. she hasn't even been back a day when Hector Sanchez, a maverick public school principal, is found murdered. The school is on high alert. The media is howling for answers. And Codella catches the high-profile case at the worst possible time. As she races to track down the killer, she uncovers dirty politics, questionable contracts, and dark secrets. Each discovery she make

Oct 8, 2015
Peril at Somner House - a mystery featuring Daphne du Maurier by Challis, Joanna.

Peril at Somner House - a mystery featuring Daphne du Maurier

On an island off the coast of Cornwall, Lord Max Trevalyan is found dead of severe head wounds. The many suspects include Trevalyan's widow, her lover, and the gardener, whose daughter gave birth to Max's son. It's up to young future author Daphne du Maurier to find the killer.

Oct 8, 2015
Kiskadee of death by Dunlap, Jan, 1955-

Kiskadee of death

"Illegal immigration, drug smuggling, and the advent of space tourism creates a deadly backdrop for a murder investigation when birder Bob White finds a famous Winter Texan dead in one of the Rio Grande Valley's World Birding Centers during his January escape from Minnesota's deep-freeze." --Amazon.

Oct 8, 2015
The lady in the lake by Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959.

The lady in the lake

Private detective Philip Marlowe's search for two lost wives leads him into a world of evil, corruption, and murder.

Oct 8, 2015
Meow if it's murder by LoTempio, T.C. author.

Meow if it's murder

After returning home to Cruz, California, crime reporter Nora Charles investigates the strange death of socialite Lola Grainger, aided by a stray cat named Nick who has a talent for detection.

Oct 8, 2015
The man who smiled by Mankell, Henning, 1948-

The man who smiled

"The Man Who Smiled begins with Wallander deep in a personal and professional crisis after killing a man in the line of duty; eventually, he vows to quit the Ystad police force for good. Just then, however, a friend who had asked Wallander to look into the death of his father winds up dead himself, shot three times. Ann-Britt Hoglund, the department's first female detective, proves to be his best ally as he tries to pierce the smiling facade of his prime suspect, a powerful multinational busines

Oct 8, 2015
The skeleton haunts a house by Perry, Leigh, author.

The skeleton haunts a house

What holiday could bring more warmth to a skeleton's chest cavity than Halloween? And when you're a living skeleton who's not supposed to be seen outside the house, it's a welcome chance to get some fresh air and rub bony elbows with people. That's why Sid doesn't mind wearing a full-body dog suit and going as Scooby-Doo along with Georgia Thackery's Velma to the Halloween Howl.

Oct 8, 2015
A killing in Zion - a mystery by Hunt, Andrew E., 1968-

A killing in Zion - a mystery

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

Oct 8, 2015
Nuts and Buried by Lee, Elizabeth

Nuts and Buried

Oct 8, 2015
Murder on Marble Row - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

Murder on Marble Row - a gaslight mystery

Oct 8, 2015
Lake of fire by Stevens, Mark, 1954-

Lake of fire

Oct 8, 2015
Ladies of the Lake - a novel by Corday, Ken.

Ladies of the Lake - a novel

Getting away with murder. Seems unlikely, but in the gated community of Avalon it's what's in style. It all starts with Hudson's accidental decapitation. It was a terrible accident. He was drunk and in the middle of a fight with his second wife. They both pressed the garage door button at the same time. The LAPD didn't give it a second thought. Instead of grieving, his wife breathes free air again. She is a rich woman with freedom. The other wives secretly envy her. From the outside, Avalon seem

Oct 8, 2015
Parchment and old lace by Childs, Laura, author.

Parchment and old lace

Laura Childs "returns to the Big Easy and the historic Garden District, where scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand discovers a bride-to-be murdered in the legendary Lafayette Cemetery..."--

Oct 8, 2015
Nine lives - a Lily Dale mystery by Staub, Wendy Corsi.

Nine lives - a Lily Dale mystery

After the death of her husband, Bella Jordan and her son need a fresh start. But on their way to stay with family in Chicago, they stop in Lily Dale, New York, and a storm forces them to spend the night.Brimming with kooky psychics and mediums, Lily Dale is just the kind of quirky little town Bella's late husband always talked about settling down in. So when the local hotelier, Leona, passes away, Bella agrees to step in and help temporarily. The longer she and Max stay there, the more Lily Dale

Oct 8, 2015
Untimely Death - A Shakespeare in the Catskills Mystery by Duncan, Elizabeth J.

Untimely Death - A Shakespeare in the Catskills Mystery

Oct 8, 2015
Unforgiving by Oldham, Nick, 1956- author.


"On the verge of retirement, Henry Christie is loath to leave any unsolved cases to his successor, particularly ones in which he has a personal stake. But when a cop and a suspected murderer are killed in separate but related incidents, Henry's professional judgement is called into question, and it looks as though he will have no choice but to leave the force under a cloud." --

Oct 8, 2015
Wolf Point - an Andy Larson mystery by Thompson, Mike, approximately 1942-

Wolf Point  - an Andy Larson mystery

Soon after Andy Larson takes a deputy sheriff position in the town of Wolf Point, Montana, the sheriff is murdered and the bank is robbed, and Andy is left to bring down a corrupt police force and a bootlegging organization.

Oct 8, 2015
The ville rat by Limón, Martin, 1948-

The ville rat

South Korea, 1974 : a young Korean woman dressed in a traditional chima-jeogori is found strangled to death on the frozen banks of the Sonyu River with only a carefully calligraphed poem in her sleeve.

Oct 8, 2015
Burning heat by Burnsworth, David.

Burning heat

Oct 8, 2015
Olive and Let Die by Hardy, Susannah

Olive and Let Die

Oct 8, 2015
Pane and Suffering by Hollon, Cheryl

Pane and Suffering

Oct 8, 2015
One step behind by Mankell, Henning, 1948-

One step behind

Chief Inspector Kurt Wallander investigates the deaths of three young celebrants after the Midsummer's Eve ritual.

Oct 8, 2015
Looking for Mr. Good Witch by Lavene, Joyce, author.

Looking for Mr. Good Witch

To keep coven hopeful Brian Fuller out of the clutches of a sea witch who is searching for a man to survive her mating ritual so that she can live for another 100 years, retired witches Molly and Elsie, with the help of a crème puff-craving mermaid, dive deep into the murky depths to stop her.

Oct 8, 2015
Dinner most deadly - another John Pickett mystery by South, Sheri Cobb.

Dinner most deadly - another John Pickett mystery

When Julia, Lady Fieldhurst, returns from her sojourn to Scotland restless and out of sorts, her friend Emily, Lady Dunnington, decides what Julia needs is a lover. Lady Dunnington plans a dinner party with carefully selected male guests from whom Julia may choose a paramour. Emily also invites a potential lover for herself: Sir Reginald Montague, a man whose urbane manner and dangerous good looks hide a host of unsavory secrets. Also, Emily's dinner is a disaster from the outset. Every gent

Oct 8, 2015
Shepherd's crook by Boneham, Sheila Webster, 1952-

Shepherd's crook

Animal photographer Janet MacPhail has just arrived at a sheep-herding competition with her Australian Shepherd, Jay, when she learns that two dozen sheep have disappeared. Police think the animals have wandered off in search of greener grass, but Janet sees and hears things that convince her the the animals have been stolen. When a livestock handler turns up dead and the sheep's owner disappears, the police and a pair of thugs pay Janet way more attention than she likes. She sets out to find an

Oct 8, 2015
Murder, plainly read by Alan, Isabella, author.

Murder, plainly read

When Old Order Bishop Bartholomew Belier is found dead in the bookmobile of Austina Shaker, the librarian he vowed to ruin, Angie and her quilting circle set out to prove Austina's innocence before the killer strikes again.

Oct 8, 2015
You are dead by James, Peter, 1948-

You are dead

"The last words Jamie Ball hears from his fiance´e, Logan Somervile, are in a terrified mobile phone call from her. She has just driven into the underground car park beneath the apartment block where they live in Brighton, and seen a man acting strangely. Then she screams and the phone goes dead. The police are on the scene within minutes, but Logan has vanished, leaving behind her neatly parked car and cell phone. That same afternoon, workmen digging up an old asphalt path in a park in another

Oct 8, 2015
The last September - a novel by Gramont, Nina de, author.

The last September - a novel

Brett has been in love with Charlie ever since he took her skiing on a lovely Colorado night fourteen years ago. And now, living in a seaside cottage on Cape Cod with their young daughter, it looks as if they have settled into the life they desired. However, Brett and Charlie's marriage has been tenuous for quite some time. When Charlie's unstable younger brother plans to move in with them, the tension simmering under the surface of their marriage boils over.

Oct 8, 2015
The mystery of the lost Cézanne - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963- author.

The mystery of the lost Cézanne - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery

"A friend in his cigar club asks Antoine to visit Rene´ Rouquet, a retired postal worker who has found a rolled-up canvas in his apartment. As the apartment once belonged to Ce´zanne, Rouquet is convinced he's discovered a treasure. But when Antoine arrives at the apartment, he finds Rene´ dead, the canvas missing, and a mysterious art history professor standing over the body. When the painting is finally recovered, the mystery only deepens. The brushwork and color all point to Ce´zanne. But who

Oct 8, 2015
The best American mystery stories 2015 by

The best American mystery stories 2015

James Patterson selects a variety of works of American mystery writing as the best of the genre from the year 2014.

Oct 8, 2015
Art in the blood - a Sherlock Holmes adventure by MacBird, Bonnie, author.

Art in the blood - a Sherlock Holmes adventure

1888. After a disasterous Ripper investigation, Holmes sinks into a deep depression. Watson can do nothing to help his friend, but an encoded letter from the French singer, Emmeline La Victoire, rekindles the detective's interest. The singer's illegitimate son, Emil, who is 10, has disappeared, and may have been kidnapped. As Holmes and Watson travel to Paris, they discover that Emil's father, the Earl of Pellingham and a famous art collector and humanitarian, may, in fact be behind the

Oct 8, 2015
Away in a manger by Bowen, Rhys, author.

Away in a manger

Molly Murphy steps in on behalf of two young beggars who are severly mistreated by their aunt when one is accused of stealing a purse, and an inquiry into the children's background reveals a seedy element of New York upper class society.

Oct 8, 2015
A beautiful blue death by Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

A beautiful blue death

When his lifelong friend Lady Jane asks for his help in solving the apparent suicide of one of Jane's former servants, Victorian gentleman and armchair explorer Charles Lenox is on the case. When another body turns up during the London season's most fashionable ball, Lenox must untangle a web of loyalties and animosities.

Oct 8, 2015
Marked off by Cameron, Don (Writer).

Marked off

Oct 8, 2015
Faux paw - a magical cats mystery by Kelly, Sofie, 1958-

Faux paw - a magical cats mystery

Painted into a corner after stumbling upon the body of a visiting curator, librarian Kathleen Paulson, her detective boyfriend, Marcus and her magical cats, Owen and Hercules, must track down a murderous art thief before someone else has a brush with death.

Oct 8, 2015
The evidence room by Harvey, Cameron, 1977- author.

The evidence room

"This atmospheric and beautifully written police procedural is set in Florida where a murder of a young mother shook a small bayou town to its core. Twenty years later, the victim's daughter returns to the scene of the crime and learns that the tragedy of her past has very real consequences for her future. Everyone in Cooper's Bayou knows the story of Raylene Atchison, the local woman who was murdered on the banks of the bayou, and her daughter, Aurora, who was found on the steps of the mini-mar

Oct 8, 2015
Dove in the window by Fowler, Earlene.

Dove in the window

Ex-cowgirl and current sleuth Benni Harper makes a fast friend at her family reunion--Shelby Johnson, a young photography student from Chicago drawn to the West by her desire to capture it on film--but the friendship ends just as fast when she discovers Shelby dead the next day.

Oct 8, 2015
Plot Boiler by Brandon, Ali

Plot Boiler

Oct 8, 2015
A perilous alliance by Buckley, Fiona, author.

A perilous alliance

January, 1576. Widow Ursula Blanchard is in no position to refuse when Sir Francis Walsingham decides she must wed Count Gilbert Renard in order to build a strategic alliance with the French. Soon after the count arrives at her country home to pay court, one of Ursula's household staff is found dead. An accident - or something more sinister?

Oct 8, 2015
Death wears a mask - a mystery by Weaver, Ashley.

Death wears a mask - a mystery

"Amory Ames is looking forward to a tranquil period of reconnecting with reformed playboy husband Milo after an unexpected reconciliation following the murderous events at the Brightwell Hotel. Amory hopes a quiet stay at their London flat will help mend their dysfunctional relationship. However, she soon finds herself drawn into another investigation when Serena Barrington asks her to look into the disappearance of valuable jewelry snatched at a dinner party. Unable to say no to an old family f

Oct 8, 2015
Death on the prairie - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959-

Death on the prairie - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Oct 8, 2015
Death on the lizard by Paige, Robin.

Death on the lizard

Two apparently accidental deaths at the Marconi telegraph station. The drowning of a local girl. Two cases that involve Charles, Lord Sheridan, and his wife, Kate, in foreign espionage, malicious intrigue, and inexplicable messages sent out of the blue.

Oct 8, 2015
Irish chain by Fowler, Earlene.

Irish chain

A senior citizens' prom in San Celina is disrupted by murder. Museum curator Benni Harper investigates the Japanese community to which the victim contributed financially in World War II. It turns out his charity did not come from the heart, but was the result of blackmail by two ladies of the town. By the author of Fool's Puzzle.

Oct 8, 2015
Corridors of the night - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne, author.

Corridors of the night - a William Monk novel

"[N]urse Hester Monk and her husband, William, commander of the Thames River Police, do desperate battle with two obsessed scientists who in the name of healing have turned to homicide. The monomaniacal Rand brothers--Magnus, a cunning doctor, and Hamilton, a genius chemist--are utterly ruthless in their pursuit of a cure for the fatal "white-blood disease." In London's Royal Naval Hospital annex, Hester is tending one of the brothers' dying patients--wealthy Bryson Radnor--when she stumbles upo

Oct 8, 2015
Death at the Abbey by Trent, Christine

Death at the Abbey

Oct 8, 2015
Crucifixion Creek by Maitland, Barry

Crucifixion Creek

Oct 8, 2015
Devoted in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author.

Devoted in death

"When Lieutenant Eve Dallas examines a body in a downtown Manhattan alleyway, the victim's injuries are so extensive that she almost misses the clue. Carved into the skin is the shape of a heart--and initials inside reading E and D . . . Ella-Loo and her boyfriend, Darryl, had been separated while Darryl was a guest of the state of Oklahoma, and now that his sentence has been served they don't ever intend to part again. Ella-Loo's got dreams. And Darryl believes there are better ways to achieve

Oct 8, 2015
Hostage by Ohlsson, Kristina


Oct 8, 2015
Home by Nightfall by Finch, Charles

Home by Nightfall

Oct 8, 2015
Hush by Marshall-ball, Sara


Oct 8, 2015
Murder Most Unfortunate by Wagner, David P.

Murder Most Unfortunate

Oct 8, 2015
Look Both Ways by Perry, Carol J.

Look Both Ways

Oct 8, 2015
The ivory grin by Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983.

The ivory grin

Oct 8, 2015
Second Skin by Wiley, Michael

Second Skin

Oct 8, 2015
Slay bells - a St. Rose quilting bee mystery by Mahon, Annette.

Slay bells - a St. Rose quilting bee mystery

Oct 8, 2015
The Season of the Beast / the Breath of the Rose by Japp, Andrea/ Garcia, Lorenza (TRN)

The Season of the Beast / the Breath of the Rose

Oct 8, 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,

Oct 8, 2015
A talent for murder by LaRue, Teresa A.

A talent for murder

Oct 8, 2015
Scalp dance - a Sam Chitto mystery by Clifton, Lu.

Scalp dance - a Sam Chitto mystery

"This mystery mingles Choctaw culture, science, and murder and features Lieutenant Sam Chitto of the Oklahoma Choctaw Nation Tribal Police, who considers himself a man of principal. He's a man of the Law--the letter of the Law--and he's a man of his word. But he's at a breaking point, ready to quit the force. His father's murder is ten-years cold, his young wife's premature death haunts him, and tribal police in Oklahoma are being prevented from ensuring the People receive justice. A mix of trib

Oct 8, 2015
If Anything Should Happen by Hill, Bonnie Hearn

If Anything Should Happen

Oct 8, 2015
Eyes Full of Empty by Guez, Jeremie/ Gauvin, Edward (TRN)

Eyes Full of Empty

Oct 8, 2015
Art and Murder by Easton, Don

Art and Murder

Oct 8, 2015
The Bottom of Your Heart - Inferno for Commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio

The Bottom of Your Heart - Inferno for Commissario Ricciardi

Oct 8, 2015
A body to spare - an Odelia Grey mystery by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952-

A body to spare - an Odelia Grey mystery

Oct 8, 2015
Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen by Delany, Vicki

Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen

Oct 8, 2015
Recalled to death by Masters, Priscilla, author.

Recalled to death

Coroner Martha Gunn is baffled by the discovery of an unidentified body in the ruins of a local beauty spot. On a bright spring morning, John Hyde opens the gates to the grounds of Moreton Corbet Castle, a local medieval ruin, and discovers the body of a homeless man with his throat slashed. Detective Inspector Alex Randall and his team soon face some disturbing questions- was this a random attack, or does someone have a vendetta against the homeless? For coroner Martha Gunn, establishing the ma

Oct 8, 2015
The Stitching Hour by Lee, Amanda

The Stitching Hour

Oct 8, 2015
Scrapbook of the dead by Bryan, Mollie Cox, 1963- author.

Scrapbook of the dead

First a dead woman is found in the freezer at Pamela's Pie Palace, and a second woman is found murdered the next day by the river. It is soon learned that they were sisters, and both women were found clutching scrapbook pages. Is Pamela hiding more than her secret recipes for delicious pies? Or, are the crimes related to the discovery that there are gangs in Cumberland Creek? As Halloween approaches, the crafty croppers of Cumberland Creek must cut and paste the clues to unmask a deadly killer.

Oct 8, 2015
A thief of time by Hillerman, Tony.

A thief of time

Chilling discoveries unearthed at a dig for Navajo clay pots bring Lt. Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee of the Navajo Police to the site and put them on the trail of stolen artifacts, a missing woman, and bizarre and mystifying murders.

Oct 8, 2015
Swag bags and swindlers by Howell, Dorothy (Dorothy A.), author.

Swag bags and swindlers

"Haley Randolph's 25th birthday is just around the corner, and the full-time fashionista knows it might be time to edge into being an "adult." All she has to do is ace the upcoming performance review for her hot L.A. event-planning gig, and she can finally quit her credit card-paying job at Holt's Department Store. She just has to make sure absolutely nothing goes wrong with the big party she's planning for a Hollywood retirement home. It really should be a fun bash. Hollywood Haven is home to a

Oct 8, 2015
Writing All Wrongs by Adams, Ellery

Writing All Wrongs

Oct 8, 2015
Women Crime Writers- Eight Suspense Novels of the 1940s & 50s - A Library of America Boxed Set by Weinman, Sarah (EDT)

Women Crime Writers- Eight Suspense Novels of the 1940s & 50s - A Library of America Boxed Set

Oct 8, 2015
The last, best lie by Quinn, Kennedy.

The last, best lie

Oct 8, 2015
Mycroft Holmes - a novel by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- author.

Mycroft Holmes - a novel

When his fiance´e abruptly departs for Trinidad after hearing disturbing news, Mycroft Holmes and his best friend Cyrus Douglas follow and find themselves drawn in to a treacherous investigation.

Oct 8, 2015
Lady in the lake, The Little Sister, The Long Goodbye, Playback by Chandler, Raymond

Lady in the lake, The Little Sister, The Long Goodbye, Playback

Oct 8, 2015
The Pink Pony by Cutter, Charles.

The Pink Pony

Oct 8, 2015
Rubbernecker by Bauer, Belinda, 1962-


"The dead can't speak to us," Professor Madoc had said. That was a lie--because the body Patrick Fort is examining in anatomy class is trying to tell him all kinds of things. His Asperger's syndrome already makes life strange enough for him without having to solve a possible murder on top of it--especially when no one believes a crime has even taken place.

Oct 8, 2015
The third place by Jones, J. Sydney, author.

The third place

March, 1902. When Herr Karl, head waiter of the Cafe Burg, is found dead at the foot of the Maria Theresa monument, it is assumed he slipped on the ice and hit his head. However, a witness has come forward who says otherwise, and private enquiries agent Karl Werthen is hired to investigate. At the same time, Werthen is commissioned to locate a missing letter from the Emperor to his mistress. Franz Josef is desperate for the letter not to fall into the wrong hands - but what incendiary informatio

Oct 8, 2015
The three nine line by Freed, David, 1954-

The three nine line

Oct 8, 2015
Twenty-nine and a half reasons by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Twenty-nine and a half reasons

When Rose Gardner reports for jury duty she figures she's lucky to get out of a morning working at the DMV. Then, in spite of a disastrous encounter with the new assistant district attorney, Mason Deveraux, she's picked as a juror on a murder case. As the trial progresses and with the help of one of her visions, she realizes that there's more to the story, but there's not a cotton picking thing she can do about it. Or is there?

Oct 8, 2015
Floral depravity by Allen, Beverly (Novelist), author.

Floral depravity

As the co-owner of the Rose in Bloom Flower Shop, Audrey knows how to put together unique wedding bouquets, but this one takes the cake. The daughter of a local historian is getting married in a medieval-themed, hand-fasting ceremony, and Audrey is responsible for providing period-accurate blooms. But making sure she gets her roses right turns out to be the least of Audrey's problems. Shortly after the vows are exchanged, the father of the groom suddenly drops dead. When Audrey discovers the man

Oct 8, 2015
A gala event by Connolly, Sheila, author.

A gala event

The fall harvest may be just about over, but orchard owner Meg Corey is busier than ever planning her wedding to Seth Chapin. Who knew picking apples would be less work than picking out rings and a dress? And even though the happy couple has invited most of Granford, Massachusetts, to the ceremony, they might have to make room for one more guest...Ex-con Aaron Eastman has unexpectedly reappeared in his hometown, searching for answers to the tragic fire in his family's past that put him behind ba

Oct 8, 2015
Move your blooming corpse by Ireland, D. E., author.

Move your blooming corpse

"In the second book from talented writing team D.E. Ireland, famous literary characters Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins once again come to life as a hilarious investigative team. Move Your Blooming Corpse explores the Edwardian racing world and the fascinating characters who people it, from jockeys to duchesses, in this delightful traditional mystery that will appeal to fans of British mysteries. Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins are at the posh Royal Ascot, the biggest horse racing event of t

Oct 8, 2015
The viper by Östlundh, Håkan, 1962-

The viper

A chilling crime novel set on an idyllic and isolated island in Sweden about a ruthless business consultant for a major international company who has two dead bodies on his living room floor.

Oct 8, 2015
The Z murders by Farjeon, J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson), 1883-1955, author.

The Z murders

Oct 8, 2015
The queene's cure - an Elizabeth I mystery by Harper, Karen (Karen S.)

The queene's cure - an Elizabeth I mystery

Young Queen Elizabeth I battles the medical establishment, the Royal College of Physicians, as she seeks to reform many of their dangerous practices, only to come face to face with an enemy who will use terror and pestilence to bring down the throne of England.

Oct 8, 2015
Out of the blackout by Barnard, Robert.

Out of the blackout

A small boy, evacuated from London during the blitz, is taken in by a loving couple who treat him like their own, and who raise him to adulthood. When he returns to London as a man, he feels the need to find his original family. He uncovers a thoroughly detestable family that he knows he was part of, but he has to find out where exactly he fit in. He uncovers an old murder that he actually witnessed as a small boy.

Oct 8, 2015
Entry Island by May, Peter, 1951-

Entry Island

When a murder rocks the isolated community of Entry Island, insomniac homicide detective Sime Mackenzie boards a light aircraft at St. Hubert airfield bound for the small, scattered chain of Madeline Islands, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, as part of an eight-officer investigation team from Montre´al.

Oct 8, 2015
Robert B. Parker's The Devil wins - a Jesse Stone novel by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956- author.

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

In the wake of a huge storm, three bodies are discovered in the rubble of an abandoned factory building in an industrial part of Paradise known as The Swap. One body, a man's, wrapped in a blue tarp, is only hours old. But found within feet of that body are the skeletal remains of two teenage girls who had gone missing during a Fourth of July celebration twenty-five years earlier. Not only does that crime predate Jesse Stone's arrival in Paradise, but the dead girls were close friends of Jesse's

Oct 8, 2015
The scribe - a novel by Guinn, Matthew.

The scribe - a novel

Investigating a series of murders targeting post-Civil War Atlanta's wealthiest black entrepreneurs, a disgraced former detective partners with the city's first African-American officer in a case marked by fierce racial, political, and personal tensions.

Oct 8, 2015
The unexpected inheritance of inspector chopra by Khan, Vaseem, author.

The unexpected inheritance of inspector chopra

"On the day he retires, Inspector Ashwin Chopra inherits two unexpected mysteries. The first is the case of a drowned boy, whose suspicious death no one seems to want solved. And the second is a baby elephant. As his search for clues takes him across the teeming city of Mumbai, from its grand high rises to its sprawling slums and deep into its murky underworld, Chopra begins to suspect that there may be a great deal more to both his last case and his new ward than he thought."--

Oct 8, 2015
Wrongful conviction - a Jean Jankowski mystery by Heijens, Janet.

Wrongful conviction - a Jean Jankowski mystery

"A high-school teacher's world goes haywire when a law student probes a 40-year-old case. Heijens premiers a rare heroine who's both gritty and reflective."--

Oct 8, 2015
The Cunning House by Turley, Richard Marggraf

The Cunning House

Oct 8, 2015
White Leopard by Guillaume, Laurent/ Weiner, Sophie (TRN)

White Leopard

Oct 8, 2015
Secret world by Trow, M. J., author.

Secret world

June, 1589. Now a feted poet and playwright, Kit Marlowe is visiting his family in Canterbury. But it's not the happy homecoming he had hoped for. A long-standing family friend has been found dead in her bed, killed by several blows to the head. Convinced that the wrong person has been found guilty of the crime, Marlowe determines to uncover the truth.

Oct 8, 2015
The right wrong thing - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery by Kirschman, Ellen.

The right wrong thing - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery

Police officer Randy Spelling mistakenly kills an innocent pregnant teen. Then she tries to apologize to the family. The results are catastrophic. Will police psychologist Dr. Dot Meyerhoff's intervention help -- or hinder--the ongoing investigation?

Oct 8, 2015
Tricky twenty-two by Evanovich, Janet, author.

Tricky twenty-two

The trouble-prone bounty hunter and her companions face their toughest case yet as they find themselves pitted against a sticky adversary.

Oct 8, 2015
The white shepherd - an Oxford dogwalkers' mystery by Dalton, Annie, author.

The white shepherd - an Oxford dogwalkers' mystery

Anna Hopkins' daily walk through Oxford's picturesque Port Meadow is rudely interrupted one autumn morning when her white German Shepherd, Bonnie, unearths a bloodsoaked body in the undergrowth. For Anna it's a double shock: she'd met the victim previously. Naomi Evans was a professional researcher who had told Anna she was working on a book about a famous Welsh poet, and who offered to help Anna trace Bonnie's original owner. From her conversations with Naomi, Anna is convinced that she was not

Oct 8, 2015
The zig zag girl by Griffiths, Elly, author.

The zig zag girl

"Brighton, 1950. The body of a girl is found cut into three pieces. Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is convinced the killer is mimicking a famous magic trick--the Zig Zag Girl. The inventor of the trick, Max Mephisto, is an old war friend of Edgar's. They served together in a shadowy unit called the Magic Men, a special ops troop that used stage tricks to confound the enemy. Max is on the traveling show circuit, touring seaside towns with ventriloquists, sword-swallowers and dancing girls. He

Oct 8, 2015
Blanche on the lam by Neely, Barbara.

Blanche on the lam

Blanche is accused of a murder at the summer home where she's been working, but with the help of the "old-girl network," she investigates!

Oct 8, 2015
Heirs and assigns by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

Heirs and assigns

Introducing Detective Inspector Herbert Reardon in a new mystery series, set in the Downton Abbey period. November, 1928. Family and friends have gathered at the Shropshire country home of Penrose Llewellyn to celebrate the retired wealthy businessman's 60th birthday. But the morning after what should have been a convivial supper party, their host is found dead in his bed - and the circumstances look decidedly suspicious. As he questions the victim's nearest and dearest, DI Reardon discovers the

Oct 8, 2015
Haitian graves by Delany, Vicki, 1951- author.

Haitian graves

"RCMP Sergeant Ray Robertson is serving with the United Nations in Haiti when an American businessman comes home to find his young Haitian wife floating face down in the swimming pool. At the insistence of the American embassy, the Haitian police immediately arrest the gardener, and the case is closed. But Ray isn't so sure. One night he finds himself in a Vodou-saturated cemetery, surrounded by above-ground tombs and confronting a killer with nothing left to lose. This is the second book fe

Oct 8, 2015
Chicago noir - the classics by

Chicago noir - the classics

Oct 8, 2015
Triple witch by Graves, Sarah.

Triple witch

Jacobia "Jake" Triptree has moved to Maine in search of some peace, but when corpses begin to surface all over town, Jake's ex-husband and an unscrupulous New York ex-money mogul become suspects.

Oct 8, 2015
White Colander Crime by Hamilton, Victoria

White Colander Crime

Oct 8, 2015
Dance of the bones - a J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker novel by Jance, Judith A., author.

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

"Years ago, Amos Warren, a prospector, was gunned down out in the desert and Sheriff Brandon Walker made the arrest in the case. Now, the retired Walker is called in when the alleged killer, John Lassiter, refuses to accept a plea deal that would release him from prison with time served. Lassiter wants Brandon and The Last Chance to find Amos's "real" killer and clear his name. Sixteen hundred miles to the north in Seattle, Mel Shames is leaving the Special Homicide Investigation Team thanks to

Oct 8, 2015
Death Takes Priority by Flowers, Jean

Death Takes Priority

Oct 8, 2015
Death on demand by Kelly, Jim, 1957- author.

Death on demand

When the newspapers turn up to cover Ruby Bright's 100th birthday, they find her seaside care home is a murder scene. Someone spirited Ruby away by wheelchair down to the water's edge on the idyllic north Norfolk coast, and strangled her. But why kill a harmless centurion? As Detective Inspector Shaw and Detective Sergeant Valentine investigate, it's clear Ruby wasn't the first victim, and nor is she the last. All trails seem to lead back to the old Parkwood Springs estate, close to the dockland

Oct 8, 2015
Encore by Koetting, Alexis.


"When television turned stage actress Bella James discovers long buried human remains in the yard of her seasonal rental, she becomes obsessed with uncovering the bones' story. Upon learning that hers is the same house where a woman was brutally attacked thirty years earlier, she comes to believe the two events are linked and begins asking questions that should have been asked decades earlier. In doing so, she finds herself embroiled in a dangerous drama both on and off the stage."--

Oct 8, 2015
Pretty girls - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author.

Pretty girls - a novel

"More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia's teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends meet. But neither has recovered from the horror and heartbreak of their shared loss--a devastating wound that's cruelly ripped open when Claire's husband is killed. The disappearance of a

Oct 8, 2015