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A Brilliant Death by Yocum, Robin

A Brilliant Death

Feb 11, 2016
A Churn for the Worse by Bradford, Laura

A Churn for the Worse

Feb 11, 2016
A deadly tail by Lyle, Dixie, author.

A deadly tail

Foxtrot has seen a lot of strange things as assistant to billionaire Zelda Zoransky at her wacky mansion. And that includes her telepathic cat Tango and ectoplasmic pooch Whiskey. So it's no surprise to find a horde of zombies lurching across the lawn-even if they are just actors in a horror movie that's filming on the mansion grounds. The special effects look pretty convincing. But all that fake blood doesn't fool Whiskey, who quickly sniffs out the truth: one of those corpses is real...

Feb 11, 2016
A death in Calabria by Giuttari, Michele, 1950- author.

A death in Calabria

One of the wildest and most beautiful regions in Italy, known for its rugged coastline and mountains, Calabria is also home to the deadly 'Ndrangheta. An organized Mafia crime operation more feared in Italy than the Cosa Nostra or the Camorra, it is shrouded in mystery. Chief Superintendent Michele Ferrara of Italy's elite Anti-Mafia Investigation Department is tasked with investigating the deaths of several Calabria citizens--some in New York, some in the small, isolated villages that dot the C

Feb 11, 2016
A disguise to die for by Vallere, Diane, author.

A disguise to die for

Feb 11, 2016
A familiar tail by James, Delia, author.

A familiar tail

Unlucky-in-love artist Annabelle Britton decides that a visit to the seaside town of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is the perfect way to get over her problems. But when she stumbles upon a smoky grey cat named Alastair, and follows him into a charming cottage, Annabelle finds herself in a whole spell book full of trouble. Suddenly saddled with a witch's wand and a furry familiar, Annabelle soon meets a friendly group of women who use their spells, charms and potions to keep the people of Portsmouth

Feb 11, 2016
A familiar tail by James, Delia, author.

A familiar tail

Feb 8, 2016
A fool and his Monet - a Serena Jones mystery by Orchard, Sandra, author.

A fool and his Monet - a Serena Jones mystery

Feb 11, 2016
A ghoul's guide to love and murder - a ghost hunter mystery by Laurie, Victoria, author.

A ghoul's guide to love and murder - a ghost hunter mystery

"M.J., Heath, and Gilley, are back home in Boston, where their new film is sure to be a monster hit! To promote the film, the studio is sponsoring a special exhibit of supernatural artifacts at a local museum. Unfortunately, Gilley--whose mind is engaged with wedding plans--gets talked into donating to the exhibit the very dagger that keeps the dangerous ghost Oruc¸ and his pet demon locked down in the lower realms. Before M.J. can recover the bewitched blade, there's a murder and a heist at the

Feb 4, 2016
A glancing light - a Chris Norgren mystery by Elkins, Aaron J., author

A glancing light - a Chris Norgren mystery

Chris Norgren, Seattle museum curator, investigates a two-year-old international art theft in Italy.

Feb 11, 2016
A murderous mind - a Naomi Blake novel by Adams, Jane, 1960- author.

A murderous mind - a Naomi Blake novel

The murder of a student re-opens a series of cold cases in this intriguing mystery. A young student is found brutally murdered in her room, killed while her flatmates slept nearby. The police soon recognize that this is frighteningly similar to a crime committed fifteen years before. A crime investigated by the now discredited Detective Inspector Joe Jackson, but never solved. Other deaths, linked to the same modus operandi and stretching back more than twenty years, have also remained unsolved.

Feb 11, 2016
A picture of guilt by Hellmann, Libby Fischer.

A picture of guilt

"The big news story in Chicago is the murder trial of Johnny Santoro, a dock worker whose girlfriend has been killed. Most Chicagoans are betting on a quick guilty verdict, but Ellie Foreman has doubts about his complicity—Santoro is strangely familiar to her. Checking back to the outtakes of a video project in progress while the murder took place, Ellie finds evidence that could save Santoro from a lifetime behind bars. It seems the perfect alibi, but the tape is compromised by radio interferen

Feb 11, 2016
A prisoner in Malta by DePoy, Phillip, author.

A prisoner in Malta

"In 1583, the nineteen-year-old Christopher Marlowe--with a reputation as a brawler, a womanizer, a genius, and a social upstart at Cambridge University--is visited by a man representing Marlowe's benefactors. There are rumors of a growing plot against her majesty Queen Elizabeth I, and the Queen's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, has charged young Marlowe with tracking down the truth. The path to that truth seems to run through an enigmatic prisoner held in complete seclusion in a heavily gua

Feb 11, 2016
A song for the brokenhearted by Shaw, William, 1959- author.

A song for the brokenhearted

The earthshaking year of 1968 comes to a sweeping and dangerous close as Detectives Breen and Tozer battle the most powerful members of London society in their probe into a case going back years--the murder of Tozer's younger sister.

Feb 11, 2016
A talent for murder by LaRue, Teresa A.

A talent for murder

"When her aunt comes under suspicion in a murder case, a devoted niece turns sleuth."--

Feb 11, 2016
A tangled thread by Fraser, Anthea.

A tangled thread

"Three widely separated households -- one in Scotland, one in the north of England and one in the south -- have known the pain of losing a loved one; losses which, over the years, have shaped the characters of those left behind. Gradually, however, they each come to realize that those deaths might not have been as they seemed, adding doubt and uncertainty to their grief. It take the death of a stranger in suspicious circumstances to untangle threads that will draw these families together in ways

Feb 4, 2016
A thousand falling crows by Sweazy, Larry D., author.

A thousand falling crows

"Sonny Burton was forced to retire from the Texas Rangers after taking a bullet from Bonnie Parker in a shoot-out. The bullet so damaged Sonny's right arm that he had to have it amputated. While Sonny struggles with recuperating and tries to get used to the idea of living a life with only one arm, Aldo Hernandez, the hospital's janitor, asks Sonny to help find his daughter and bring her back home. She has got herself mixed up with a couple of brothers involved in a string of robberies. Sonny agr

Feb 11, 2016
A turn for the bad by Connolly, Sheila, author.

A turn for the bad

"After calling Ireland home for six months, Boston expat Maura Donovan still has a lot to learn about Irish ways -- and Sullivan's Pub is her classroom. Maura didn't only inherit a business, she inherited a tight-knit community. And when a tragedy strikes, it's the talk of the pub. A local farmer, out for a stroll on the beach with his young son, has mysteriously disappeared. Did he drown? Kill himself? The child can say only that he saw a boat. Everyone from the local gardai to the Coast Guard

Feb 11, 2016
Alchemist's daughter by Lawrence, Mary, 1959- author.

Alchemist's daughter

"In the year 1543 of King Henry VIII's turbulent reign, the daughter of a notorious alchemist finds herself suspected of cold-blooded murder. Bianca Goddard employs her knowledge of herbs and medicinal plants to concoct remedies for the disease-riddled poor in London's squalid Southwark slum. But when her friend Jolyn comes to her complaining of severe stomach pains, Bianca's prescription seems to kill her on the spot. Recovering from her shock, Bianca suspects Jolyn may have been poisoned befor

Feb 11, 2016
An eye for murder by Hellmann, Libby Fischer.

An eye for murder

"August, 1944, Prague is where the story begins with a seemingly casual exchange. Decades later, in contemporary Chicago, the consequences emerge through the medium of television."--

Feb 11, 2016
An image of death by Hellmann, Libby Fischer.

An image of death

While producing a video about foster children, financed by a prominent Chicago real-estate developer, Ellie Foreman receives a mysterious package in which she finds a surveillance video documenting the murder of a young woman, and embarks on an investigation into a crime that leads to a sinister conspiracy of money laundering, diamond smuggling, and murder.

Feb 11, 2016
And Then There Were Nuns by Logan, Kylie

And Then There Were Nuns

Feb 11, 2016
Angels burning by O'Dell, Tawni, author.

Angels burning

"On the surface, Chief Dove Carnahan is a true trailblazer who would do anything to protect the rural Pennsylvanian countryside where she has lived all fifty of her years. Traditional and proud of her blue-collar sensibilities, Dove is loved by her community. But beneath her badge lies a dark and self-destructive streak, fed by a secret she has kept since she was sixteen. When a girl is beaten to death, her body tossed down a fiery sinkhole in an abandoned coal town, Dove is faced with solving t

Feb 4, 2016
Antler dust - an Allison Coil mystery by Stevens, Mark.

Antler dust - an Allison Coil mystery

On the opening day of the hunting season in the Colorado Flat Tops wilderness, two men go missing. The first is a hunting guide. The second is an animal rights protestor who believes his creative suicide will galvanize the animal rights movement. Hunting guide Allison Coil hears a distant rifle shot and sees just enough through the swirling snow to believe somebody knows something, and isn't coming forward. Forced to follow her own instincts when the authorities fail to follow through, Allison f

Feb 6, 2016
Arab Jazz by Misk,̌ Karim/ Gordon, Sam (TRN)

Arab Jazz

Feb 11, 2016
Archie in the crosshairs - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert.

Archie in the crosshairs - a Nero Wolfe mystery

"Archie Goodwin is chipper as he strolls home from his weekly poker game, money in his pocket and a smile on his lips. He has just reached Nero Wolfe's stately brownstone on West Thirty-Fifth Street when a sedan whips around the corner and two gunshots ring out, nearly hitting Goodwin. It is a warning, and the message is clear: The next bullet will not miss. Rotund investigator Nero Wolfe has made more than his fair share of enemies over the years, and it seems one of them has decided to strike,

Feb 11, 2016
Ashes to ashes - the eighth chronicle of Hugh de Singleton, surgeon by Starr, Melvin R., author.

Ashes to ashes - the eighth chronicle of Hugh de Singleton, surgeon

Master Hugh, Kate and their children attend the Midsummer's Eve fire. Early next morning, Hugh hears the passing bell ring from the Church of St. Beornwald, and moments later is summoned. Tenants collecting the ashes to spread upon their fields have found burned bones. Master Hugh learns of several men of Bampton and nearby villages who have gone missing recently. Most are soon found, some alive, some dead. Master Hugh eventually learns that the bones are those of a bailiff from a nearby manor.

Feb 4, 2016
Backhand smash by Gregson, J. M., author.

Backhand smash

"Detective Sergeant Clyde Northcott--DCI Peach's tall, black, powerful prote´ge´--has no interest in joining the snooty Birch Lane Tennis Club. So it is unfortunate for him when committee member Olive Crawshaw decides he would be the perfect talisman for the club's new, and controversial, policy to recruit members from a wider ethnic and social background. Clyde soon finds himself thrust into an exclusive community where his rusty tennis skills are the least of his concerns: for 'exclusive' does

Feb 11, 2016
Beauty, beast, and belladonna by Chance, Maia, author.

Beauty, beast, and belladonna

Feb 11, 2016
Bellfield Hall, or, The observations of Miss Dido Kent by Dean, Anna.

Bellfield Hall, or, The observations of Miss Dido Kent

Visiting Bellfield Hall to comfort her niece, who has been seemingly abandoned by her wealthy fiance´, Miss Dido Kent investigates the possibly related death of a young woman, a situation that is complicated by surprising secrets.

Feb 11, 2016
Blood of the oak - a novel by Pattison, Eliot.

Blood of the oak - a novel

"The fourth entry in the Bone Rattler series advances the protagonist Duncan McCallum to 1765 and into the throes of the Stamp Tax dissent, which marked the beginning of organized resistance to English rule. Duncan follows ritualistic murders that are strangely connected to both the theft of an Iroquois artifact and a series of murders and kidnappings in the network of secret runners supporting the nascent committees of correspondence-which are engaged in the first organized political dissent ac

Feb 6, 2016
Blood orange - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig.

Blood orange - a China Bayles mystery

"In the newest China Bayles Mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, China comes to the aid of a nurse who ends up in the hospital... It's mid-April in Pecan Springs, and China is renting her guest cottage to Kelly Kaufman, who needs a temporaryplace to live as she contends with a very acrimonious divorce from her husband, Rich. One nasty point of dispute is her part ownership of the Comanche Creek Brewing Company, which she is refusing to sell. At the same time, as a nurse employed by

Feb 11, 2016
Blood sisters by Masterton, Graham, author.

Blood sisters

Katie Maguire never thought Ireland's nuns would need her protection...In a nursing home on the outskirts of Cork, an elderly nun has been suffocated in her sleep. It looks like a mercy-killing--until another sister from the same convent is found floating in the Glashaboy river. The nuns were good women, doing God's work. Why would anyone want to kill them? But then a child's skull is unearthed in the garden of the nuns' convent, and DS Katie Maguire discovers a fifty-year-old secret that just m

Feb 11, 2016
Blood will tell by Dams, Jeanne M., author.

Blood will tell

American Anglophile Dorothy Martin tackles a tricky puzzle in the historic university town of Cambridge. Dorothy Martin isn't overly enthusiastic when her husband, retired police detective Alan Nesbitt, invites her to accompany him to a conference in Cambridge, picturing cramped student accommodation. But St. Stephen's turns out to be recently renovated, and, bolstered by en suite facilities, Dorothy is looking forward to exploring the historic and beautiful city. It is not long, though, before

Feb 4, 2016
Bloodthirsty - a Lomax & Biggs mystery by Karp, Marshall.

Bloodthirsty - a Lomax & Biggs mystery

"Barry Gerber is one of the most powerful and hated men in Hollywood. Turning up dead in a garbage can brings him under the eyes of Detectives Mike Lomax and Terry Biggs. Just two days later another despised actor bad-boy is found murdered. Wading through a list of suspects the detectives have to race to prevent another hot-shot getting the cut."--

Feb 6, 2016
Blotto, Twinks and the heir to the Tsar by Brett, Simon, author

Blotto, Twinks and the heir to the Tsar

"Tawcester Towers, the family seat of the Lyminster family, has suffered an unwelcome injection of distant cousins, so distant that they aren't even British! Count Igor and Count Lyudmilla Bashusky had to flee Russia after the Revolution and have spent the intervening years building up debts in the hotels of Europe's capitals and sponging off ever more exasperated (and distant) relatives. The Bashusky's arrival at Tawcester Towers causes a stir, and it's up to Blotto and Twinks, that indefatigab

Feb 11, 2016
Breakdown - an Alex Delaware novel by Kellerman, Jonathan, author.

Breakdown - an Alex Delaware novel

"Bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman has been universally hailed as the master of psychological suspense, and the blockbuster new thriller featuring Alex Delaware and Milo Sturgis confirms his status as today's preeminent practitioner of saber-sharp storytelling. Psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware meets beautiful and emotionally fragile TV actress Zelda Chase when called upon to evaluate her five-year-old son, Ovid. Years later, Alex is unexpectedly reunited with Zelda when she is involuntarily co

Feb 11, 2016
Brighton belle by Sheridan, Sara, 1968-

Brighton belle

In post-World War II England, former Secret Service operative Mirabelle Bevan takes a job at a debt collection agency, but when she discovers that a pregnant Hungarian refugee who had taken out a routine loan has been reported dead, she decides to investigate.

Feb 11, 2016
Brooklyn on fire - a Mary Handley mystery by Levy, Lawrence H.

Brooklyn on fire - a Mary Handley mystery

After closing a case with the Brooklyn Police Department, Mary Handley is determined to become an official detective in her own right. And when Emily Worsham shows up at her new office convinced her uncle John Worsham was murdered and desperate for answers, Mary's second assignment begins. As she investigates the curious circumstances surrounding John's death, Mary soon finds herself entangled in a high-stakes family scandal, a series of interconnected murders, political corruption, untrustworth

Feb 11, 2016
Brotherhood in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Brotherhood in death

"Sometimes brotherhood can be another word for conspiracy. . . . Dennis Mira just had two unpleasant surprises. First he learned that his cousin Edward was secretly meeting with a real estate agent about their late grandfather's magnificent West Village brownstone, despite the promise they both made to keep it in the family. Then, when he went to the house to confront Edward about it, he got a blunt object to the back of the head. Luckily Dennis is married to Charlotte Mira, the NYPSD's top prof

Feb 11, 2016
Buried by Masterton, Graham

Buried

Feb 11, 2016
Buried in beignets by Ripley, J. R., 1955- author.

Buried in beignets

Recently divorced, Maggie Miller has flown from Phoenix and her ex-husband and his new wife and moved to Table Rock to be closer to her own family. She's also planning on opening her own beignet and coffee business, Maggie's Beignet Cafe´. But that dead guy in her storeroom might just put a kink in her plans. Unless she can figure out who killed him, and why, she might never open for business.

Feb 4, 2016
Burning heat by Burnsworth, David.

Burning heat

"As darkness blankets the holy city of Charleston, South Carolina, Brack Pelton, an Afghanistan War veteran, steps out of a rundown bar after a long night. Before he gets to his truck, he finds himself in the middle of a domestic dispute between a man and a woman on the sidewalk. When a little girl joins the couple and gets hit by the man, Brack intervenes and takes him down. But the abuser isn't finished. He pulls a gun and shoots the woman. Brack saves the little girl, but his world has just b

Feb 11, 2016
Butterfly Kills by Chapman, Brenda

Butterfly Kills

Feb 8, 2016
Butterfly kills by Chapman, Brenda, 1955- author.

Butterfly kills

Rouleau is in a new job in a new city. He's in a fight against time to keep his dysfunctional team together long enough to get to sort out the innocent from the evil.

Feb 11, 2016
Chessman - a Jack Haldean mystery by Gordon-Smith, Dolores.

Chessman - a Jack Haldean mystery

When a mutilated corpse is discovered in the sleepy village of Croxton Ferriers, Jack Haldean finds an odd clue at the scene of the crime : a black marble chess knight with crystal eyes. Is murder just a game? It could be -- to a killer who calls himself The Chessman.

Feb 4, 2016
Clawback - an Ali Reynolds novel by Jance, Judith A, author.

Clawback - an Ali Reynolds novel

"In New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance's latest thriller, Ali Reynolds faces her most controversial mystery yet, solving the murder of a man whose Ponzi scheme bankrupted hundreds of people, and left them seeking justice...or revenge. When Ali's parents lose their life savings to a Ponzi scheme, her father goes to confront his long-time friend and financial advisor, only to stumble into the scene of a bloody double homicide. With her father suddenly a prime suspect, Ali and her husban

Feb 6, 2016
Cold Florida by Depoy, Phillip

Cold Florida

Feb 11, 2016
Cold mourning - a Stonechild and Rouleau mystery by Chapman, Brenda, 1955- author.

Cold mourning - a Stonechild and Rouleau mystery

It's a week before Christmas when wealthy businessman Tom Underwood disappears into thin air - with more than enough people wanting him dead. New police recruit Kala Stonechild, who has left northern Ontario to join a specialized Ottawa crime unit, is tasked with returning Underwood home in time for the holidays. Stonechild, who is from a First Nations reserve, is a lone wolf who is used to surviving on her wits. Her new boss, Detective Jacques Rouleau, has his hands full controlling her, his te

Feb 8, 2016
Cold mourning by Chapman, Brenda, 1955- author.

Cold mourning

It's a week before Christmas when wealthy businessman Tom Underwood disappears into thin air - with more than enough people wanting him dead. New police recruit Kala Stonechild, who has left northern Ontario to join a specialized Ottawa crime unit, is tasked with returning Underwood home in time for the holidays. Stonechild, who is from a First Nations reserve, is a lone wolf who is used to surviving on her wits. Her new boss, Detective Jacques Rouleau, has his hands full controlling her, his te

Feb 11, 2016
Come Dark by Havill, Steven F.

Come Dark

Feb 11, 2016
Cut me in by McBain, Ed, 1926-2005, author.

Cut me in

"Maybe no one liked Del Gilbert a whole lot, not the men he ruthlessly did business with, not the women who discovered his other lovers, not even his partner in the Gilbert and Blake literary agency - me. But when I found him shot to death on the floor of his office, I had no choice. I had to track down the person responsible. And not just to lay Del to rest, either. Next to his body, the office safe was wide open, and a contract worth millions was missing..." -- pg 4 of cover.

Feb 11, 2016
Dance of death by Marston, Edward, author.

Dance of death

The fifth book in the Home Front Detective Series. London, Autumn 1916. When he slips out of a house in the early hours of the morning, Simon Wilder is too preoccupied to realise that he is being stalked. As he walks along the street, lights begin to dim as a warning that there's another Zeppelin attack. Guns begin to pound away as British aeroplanes attack the Zeppelin. Suddenly, it bursts into flame and lights up the whole sky. The crowds cheer as the great fireball drops slowly down and crash

Feb 11, 2016
Dead men don't eat cookies by Lowell, Virginia, author.

Dead men don't eat cookies

"Olivia's mom, Ellie, is always cooking up new schemes, but her latest idea has Livie and Maddie especially excited. Ellie's converting an old boarding house into an arts and crafts school--one that, of course, houses a kitchen for those interested in baking. But right as renovations start, the workers discover a pile of bones buried within the boarding house's walls, evidence of a long forgotten crime. A silver necklace with a cookie cutter charm is found within the remains, convincing one of t

Feb 11, 2016
Dead on course by Wilson, Glenis.

Dead on course

Champion jump jockey Harry Radcliffe, back in the saddle and race riding again after a severe fall, reckons his life is now on course. But while racing at Market Rasen, he's handed a note sent from Jake Smith, about to be released from prison after serving a sentence for GBH. Jo-Jo, Jake's sister, has died -- and Jake is convinced she was murdered. Because Harry discovered who killed his brother at Leicester race-course, Jake wants him to uncover the truth about what happened to Jo-Jo. He's

Feb 4, 2016
Deadline for murder by McDermid, Val.

Deadline for murder

Feb 11, 2016
Deadly jewels by de Beauvoir, Jeannette, author.

Deadly jewels

"When Martine LeDuc, the dedicated publicity director for the city of Montreal, is summoned into the mayor's office, she immediately runs through all the things that could have gone wrong in the press that day, but for once she's pleasantly surprised. The mayor has good news: the city is due for a PR coup. A doctoral researcher at McGill University has been part of some excavations under the city and has found positive proof that the British crown jewels were indeed, as the rumor goes, stored in

Feb 11, 2016
Dearly departed by Conrad, Hy, author.

Dearly departed

"Fanny and Amy Abel, the dynamic mother-and-daughter owners of a New York travel agency, have just booked their biggest trip yet to the Taj Mahal, but when an American is found dead at the famous tourist site, Amy realizes she may have a killer on the tour."--

Feb 11, 2016
Death & the Brewmaster's Widow by Ross, Loretta, 1966-

Death & the Brewmaster's Widow

"When firefighter Randy Bogart perishes in the arson fire at an abandoned brewery known as the Brewmaster’s Widow, Death Bogart and his girlfriend Wren Morgan travel to St. Louis, Missouri, to find closure. They discover that Randy left his badge behind at the firehouse before going to the brewery. But the coroner finds another badge on Randy’s body, leaving Death and Wren with more questions than answers. Desperate to know what really happened, Death and Wren begin to investigate. Their digging

Feb 11, 2016
Death at Hungerford Stairs by Briggs, J. C. (Jean C.), author.

Death at Hungerford Stairs

"London, November 1849. When a boy is found drowned in the River Thames at Hungerford Stairs, novelist Charles Dickens and Superintendent Jones of Bow Street are mystified to discover the child is not the missing youngster for whom they have been searching. But when two more boys are brutally murdered, the trail leads them on a hunt for a serial killer in a complicated case that tests their abilities to the limit"--

Feb 11, 2016
Death Descends on Saturn Villa by Kasasian, M. R. C.

Death Descends on Saturn Villa

Feb 11, 2016
Death of a Bacon Heiress by Hollis, Lee

Death of a Bacon Heiress

Feb 11, 2016
Death of a dishonorable gentleman - a mystery by Arlen, Tessa, author.

Death of a dishonorable gentleman - a mystery

"Lady Montfort has been planning her annual summer costume ball for months, and with scrupulous care. Pulling together the food, flowers and a thousand other details for one of the most significant social occasions of the year is her happily accepted responsibility. But when her husband's degenerate nephew is found murdered, it's more than the ball that is ruined. In fact, Lady Montfort fears that the official police enquiry, driven by petty snobbery and class prejudice, is pointing towards her

Feb 11, 2016
Death of an alchemist by Lawrence, Mary, 1959-

Death of an alchemist

"For years, alchemist Ferris Stannum has devoted himself to developing the Elixir of Life, the reputed serum of immortality. Having tested his remedy successfully on an animal, Stannum intends to send his alchemy journal to a colleague in Cairo for confirmation. Instead he is strangled in his bed and his journal is stolen. As the daughter of an alchemist herself, Bianca is well acquainted with the mystical healing arts. As her husband, John, falls ill with the sweating sickness, she dares to hop

Feb 11, 2016
Death sits down to dinner - a mystery by Arlen, Tessa, author.

Death sits down to dinner - a mystery

"Filled with deceptions both real and imagined, Death Sits Down to Dinner is a delightful Edwardian mystery set in London. Lady Montfort is thrilled to receive an invitation to a dinner party hosted by her close friend Hermione Kingsley, the patroness of England's largest charity. Hermione has pulled together a select gathering to celebrate Winston Churchill's 39th birthday. Some of the oldest families in the country have gathered to toast the dangerously ambitious and utterly charming First L

Feb 11, 2016
Disgraced by Florio, Gwen

Disgraced

Feb 6, 2016
Double trouble by Warren, Susan May, 1966-, author

Double trouble

PJ Sugar has finally found something she's good at. Now she's trying not to mess it up. Her first official case as a private investigator ... well, technically a PI's assistant ... is house-sitting for a witness in protective custody. No danger involved, assures her boss Jeremy Kane. However, after a break-in by a late-night prowler it becomes clear that this witness is hiding something and it may cost PJ her life.

Feb 11, 2016
Downward facing death by Kelly, Michelle (Romantic fiction writer), author.

Downward facing death

"After ten years away, Keeley Carpenter is excited to be back in Belfrey, the traditional English village hometown she fled as a shy teen, with a plan to reopen her father's neglected butcher shop as a yoga cafe´, where she will sell delicious vegetarian food by day and teach yoga classes at night. However the more traditional residents of Belfrey do not take kindly to this idea-or really anything they deem even remotely "New Age-y." Within an hour of her arrival, Keeley comes face to face with

Feb 11, 2016
Drawing blood - a sketch in crime mystery by Verne, Deirdre, 1965- author.

Drawing blood - a sketch in crime mystery

Feb 11, 2016
Dressed for Death by Deering, Julianna

Dressed for Death

Feb 11, 2016
Even dogs in the wild - a novel by Rankin, Ian, author.

Even dogs in the wild - a novel

"Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke is investigating the death of a senior lawyer during a robbery. The case becomes more complex when a note is discovered, indicating that this may have been no random attack. When local gangster Big Ger Cafferty receives an identical message, Clarke decides that the recently retired John Rebus may be able to help. Together the two old adversaries might just stand a chance of saving Cafferty's skin. But a notorious family tailed by a team of undercover detective

Feb 11, 2016
Even the dead - a Quirke novel by Black, Benjamin, 1945-

Even the dead - a Quirke novel

"Perhaps Quirke has been down among the dead too long. Lately the Irish pathologist has suffered hallucinations and blackouts, and he fears the cause is a brain tumor. A specialist diagnoses an old head injury caused by a savage beating; all that's needed, the doctor declares, is an extended rest. But Quirke, ever intent on finding his place among the living, is not about to retire."--

Feb 11, 2016
False Wall by Heley, Veronica

False Wall

Feb 11, 2016
Fatal catch by Rowson, Pauline, author.

Fatal catch

"DI Andy Horton is called out to examine a gruesome catch by two fishermen: a human hand. Is it that of missing violent criminal, Alfie Wright--or is he the killer? And where is the rest of the corpse? Soon Horton finds himself immersed in a complex case where everyone has a reason to lie and no one is who they seem. Assailed by doubts both in his personal and professional life, Horton desperately tries to keep his emotional feelings under control and his focus on his work. His instincts tell hi

Feb 4, 2016
Fatal inheritance by Harrison, Cora, author.

Fatal inheritance

"When a woman's body is discovered, strangled and bound with rope to the stone torso of Fa´r Breige, the ancient stone god which stands sentinel above the haunted caves and ancient fortifications of the Atlantic cliffs, the locals believe it was the god who killed her. In life, Clodagh O'Lochlainn had been a disgrace to her clan, tormenting her former priestly lover, jeering at her husband, robbing her relatives: but could she really have been slaughtered by a vengeful god, as the local populati

Feb 11, 2016
First Fix Your Alibi - British Police Procedural by James, Bill

First Fix Your Alibi - British Police Procedural

Feb 11, 2016
Fogged inn by Ross, Barbara, 1953- author.

Fogged inn

Feb 11, 2016
For cheddar or worse by Aames, Avery, author.

For cheddar or worse

Feb 11, 2016
Friends of the dusk by Rickman, Philip, author.

Friends of the dusk

Called to exorcise a twelfth-century cottage on the edge of Wales, Merrily Watkins' discovery of links to a medieval legend of a man who resisted mortality threatens to reveal the secrets of a practicing modern cult and its history of abuse.

Feb 10, 2016
Friends of the dusk by Rickman, Philip, author.

Friends of the dusk

A medieval legend spawns an unhealthy cult, and a terrifying 13th case for Merrily Watkins. When autumn storms blast Hereford, centuries-old human bones are found among the roots of a tree blown down on the city's Castle Green. But why have they been stolen? At the nearby Cathedral, another storm is building around a new, modernizing bishop who believes that if the Church is to survive it must phase out irrelevant archaic practices. Not good news for Merrily Watkins, consultant on the paranormal

Feb 11, 2016
Funeral hotdish by Bommersbach, Jana, author.

Funeral hotdish

Seeing Sammy the Bull Gravano strut through a Phoenix restaurant shocks investigative reporter Joya Bonner. The notorious Mafia hitman--nineteen murders--and FBI snitch--testimony sent Godfather John Gotti to prison--is hidden in the federal Witness Protection Program, yet he's now a successful drug lord. His products travel national highways with tragic results for Joya's Midwest hometown, where grief turns to revenge, violence, and murder. By chasing the biggest scoop of her career, Joya risks

Feb 11, 2016
Gunpowder green by Childs, Laura.

Gunpowder green

When a member of the Charleston elite turns up dead during the annual yacht race and the simultaneous launching of the latest tea flavor, Gunpowder Green, from her Indigo Tea Shop, proprietor Theodosia Browning must draw on her sleuthing skills to find a killer.

Feb 11, 2016
Gunpowder green by Childs, Laura.

Gunpowder green

When a member of the Charleston elite turns up dead during the annual yacht race as the Indigo Tea Shop simultaneously lauches its latest tea flavor, Gunpowder Green, proprietor Theodosia Browning must draw on her sleuthing skills to find a killer.

Feb 8, 2016
Here comes the bribe - a bed-and-breakfast mystery by Daheim, Mary, author.

Here comes the bribe - a bed-and-breakfast mystery

"The 30th book in Mary Daheim's beloved Bed-and-Breakfast series, which continues to delight her devoted fans"--

Feb 11, 2016
Hour of the wolf - an inspector Van Veeteren mystery by Nesser, Håkan, 1950-, author

Hour of the wolf - an inspector Van Veeteren mystery

When a killer linked to a hit-and-run and a possible second murder proves increasingly unstable, a personally affected Van Veeteren comes out of retirement to face the greatest trial of his career.

Feb 11, 2016
I am your judge - a novel by Neuhaus, Nele, author.

I am your judge - a novel

Police Detective Pia Kirchhoff is about to leave on her long-delayed honeymoon when she receives a phone call. An elderly woman has been shot and killed while walking her dog. A short while later another murder is committed and the modus operandi is eerily similar - a woman is killed by a bullet that smashes through her kitchen window ... and in both cases the same weapon fired the shot. Two more murders follow in short order. None of the victims had enemies and no one knows why they were single

Feb 11, 2016
I don't like where this is going - a Wylie Coyote novel by Dufresne, John, author.

I don't like where this is going - a Wylie Coyote novel

Feb 11, 2016
In vino veritas by Turnbull, Peter, 1950- author.

In vino veritas

Andrew "Big Andy" Cragg's drunken disclosure in a West London pub to an undercover Scotland Yard detective that he was once party to the disposal of the body of a murder victim sets a sinister and disturbing chain of events in motion for Harry Vicary and his team. A body is found exactly where Andrew Cragg said it would be, and the subsequent investigation plunges Vicary into a labyrinth world of contract killings, witness intimidation and large-scale money laundering. Can he piece together th

Feb 11, 2016
Into oblivion - an Icelandic thriller by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961-, author

Into oblivion - an Icelandic thriller

"Into Oblivion, the follow-up to the gritty prequel Reykjavik Nights, gives devoted fans another glimpse of Erlendur in his early days as a young, budding detective. 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. 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. Many years before, a schoolgirl went mi

Feb 11, 2016
It's a wonderful knife by Wenger, Christine Anne, 1952-, author

It's a wonderful knife

Feb 11, 2016
Jane and the Waterloo map - being a Jane Austen mystery by Barron, Stephanie.

Jane and the Waterloo map - being a Jane Austen mystery

"November, 1815. The Battle of Waterloo has come and gone, leaving the British economy in shreds; Henry Austen, high-flying banker extraordinaire, is about to declare bankruptcy dragging several of his brothers down with him. The crisis destroys Henry's health, and Jane flies to his London bedside, believing him to be dying. While she's there, the Reverend James Stanier Clarke, chaplain to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, invites Jane to tour Carlton House, the Prince's fabulous London home

Feb 11, 2016
Jordan Point - a Bay Tanner mystery by Wall, Kathryn R., author.

Jordan Point - a Bay Tanner mystery

"Hilton Head private investigator Bay Tanner has seen enough murder and mayhem to last her several lifetimes. Her decision to accept only the most mundane cases has led to a more settled life with her husband and employees until the appearance of an old friend scuttles all her good intentions. Sylvia Reynolds, lovingly known as Pudge back when their crowd shared forbidden cigarettes in the girls' restroom, has morphed into Sylvie Reynaud, one of the world's former top fashion models. Every few m

Feb 11, 2016
Jordan Point by Wall, Kathryn R.

Jordan Point

Feb 10, 2016
Journey to death - a Lucy Hall mystery by Russell, Leigh, author.

Journey to death - a Lucy Hall mystery

Lucy Hall arrives in the Seychelles determined to leave her worries behind. The tropical paradise looks sun-soaked and picture-perfect--but as Lucy soon discovers, appearances can be very deceptive. A deadly secret lurks in the island's history, buried deep but not forgotten. And it is about to come to light. As black clouds begin to gather over what promised to be a relaxing family break, Lucy realises that her father stands in the eye of the coming storm. A shadow from his past is threatening

Feb 11, 2016
Journey to Munich by Winspear, Jacqueline

Journey to Munich

Feb 11, 2016
Jump Cut by Hellmann, Libby Fischer

Jump Cut

Feb 11, 2016
Kernel of Truth - A Popcorn Shop Mystery by Abbott, Kristi

Kernel of Truth - A Popcorn Shop Mystery

Feb 11, 2016
Killer Reunion by McKevett, G. A.

Killer Reunion

Feb 11, 2016
King maybe - a Junior Bender mystery by Hallinan, Timothy.

King maybe - a Junior Bender mystery

"Los Angeles burglar Junior Bender is in the middle of burgling a house and has just gotten his hands on one of the world's rarest stamps when the job goes terrifically wrong. After barely escaping, Junior realizes the danger is far from over. He's gotten himself on the wrong side of a man whose name is synonymous with violence, and to save his own skin he's set off a chain reaction of blackmail, strong-arming, and escalating crime. To pay off his underworld debts, Junior is forced to break into

Feb 11, 2016
Lights, camera, murder! by Celine, Marie, 1955-

Lights, camera, murder!

Feb 4, 2016
London rain - a new mystery featuring Josephine Tey by Upson, Nicola, author.

London rain - a new mystery featuring Josephine Tey

"Intrepid writer and amateur sleuth Josephine Tey returns in this sixth installment of Nicola Upson's popular series--perfect for fans of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot and Jaqueline Winspear's Maisie Dobbs--that unfolds in 1930s London as England prepares to crown a new king.London, 1937. Following the gloomy days of the abdication of King Edward VIII, the entire city is elated to welcome King George. Just one of the many planned festivities for the historic coronation is a BBC radio adaptati

Feb 11, 2016
Mike Hammer - Murder Never Knocks by Spillane, Mickey/ Collins, Max Allan

Mike Hammer - Murder Never Knocks

Feb 6, 2016
Mortal Dilemma by Griffin, H. Terrell

Mortal Dilemma

Feb 11, 2016
Mrs. Jeffries Wins the Prize by Brightwell, Emily

Mrs. Jeffries Wins the Prize

Feb 11, 2016
Murder at the manor - country house mysteries by

Murder at the manor - country house mysteries

Feb 11, 2016
Murder in the merchant's hall - a Mistress Jaffrey mystery by Emerson, Kathy Lynn, author.

Murder in the merchant's hall - a Mistress Jaffrey mystery

When Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey is summoned to her childhood home for "a matter of life and death," she expects to find her foster mother, Lady Susanna Appleton, at death's door. What she finds instead is far more dangerous--a childhood friend, accused of a murder she did not commit, with nowhere else to turn. Godlina Walkenden stands accused of murdering her brother-in-law in order to avoid an arranged marriage to a loathsome Italian silk merchant and turns to Rosamond to prove her innocence and

Feb 4, 2016
Murder most wholesome by McLaughlin, Staci, author.

Murder most wholesome

Feb 11, 2016
Murder of a lady - a Scottish mystery by Wynne, Anthony, 1882-1963, author.

Murder of a lady - a Scottish mystery

"Duchlan Castle is a gloomy, forbidding place in the Scottish Highlands. Late one night the body of Mary Gregor, sister of the laird of Duchlan, is found in the castle. She has been stabbed to death in her bedroom--but the room is locked from within and the windows are barred. The only tiny clue to the culprit is a silver fish's scale, left on the floor next to Mary's body. Inspector Dundas is dispatched to Duchlan to investigate the case. The Gregor family and their servants are quick--perhaps

Feb 11, 2016
Murder on a summer's day by Brody, Frances, author.

Murder on a summer's day

"When the India Office seek help in finding Maharajah Narayan, last seen hunting on the Bolton Abbey estate, they call upon the expertise of renowned amateur detective Kate Shackleton to investigate. But soon a missing persons case turns to murder. Shot through the heart, Narayan's body has obviously not been in the woods overnight. Who brought it here, and from where? And what has happened to the hugely valuable diamond that was in the Maharajah's possession? An inexplicable murder ... As Kate

Feb 11, 2016
Murder on the hour - a Penny Brannigan mystery by Duncan, Elizabeth J, author.

Murder on the hour - a Penny Brannigan mystery

"The residents of Llanelen are brimming with excitement. Antiques Cymru, a regional take on the popular national TV show, is coming to the Welsh town and people are flocking from miles around, hoping their attic treasures turn out to be worth a fortune. On the day of filming, quiet local sheep farmer Haydn Williams brings a generations-old long-case clock for evaluation, while the woman he's always admired from afar, Catrin Bellis, turns up with a cherished handmade quilt. Will either hear surpr

Feb 11, 2016
Murder, she wrote - design for murder by Fletcher, Jessica, author.

Murder, she wrote - design for murder

"In the newest in the USA Today bestselling mystery series, Jessica Fletcher visits New York City during fashion week, only to discover someone has rather fatal designs... Jessica is in Manhattan to attend the debut of a new designer. Formerly Sandy Black of Cabot Cove, the young man has reinvented himself as Xandr Ebon, and is introducing his evening wear collection to the public and--more important--to the industry's powers-that-be: the stylists, the magazine editors, the buyers, and the weal

Feb 11, 2016
Next of Kin - A Sarah Quinn Police Procedural by Carter, Maureen

Next of Kin - A Sarah Quinn Police Procedural

Feb 10, 2016
Next of kin by Carter, Maureen, author.

Next of kin

Ice-cool Detective Inspector Sarah Quinn and fiery reporter Caroline King lock horns once again in this latest intriguing mystery. When the body of a teenage girl is found in a local park, it is assumed she is the latest victim of a serial sex offender who has been plaguing the area. But when it transpires that the dead girl's best friend is missing, DI Sarah Quinn is drawn into a complex murder investigation where nothing is as it seems. With the investigation heading nowhere - not helped by th

Feb 11, 2016
Off the books by Arlington, Lucy, author.

Off the books

Feb 11, 2016
Off the Grid by Box, C. J.

Off the Grid

Feb 6, 2016
On a Desert Shore by Rizzolo, S. K.

On a Desert Shore

Feb 11, 2016
On thin icing by Alexander, Ellie, author.

On thin icing

While catering a retreat at the nearby Lake of the Woods Resort, Jules finds things going from bad to worse when her estranged husband shows up determined to reconcile and she stumbles upon a dead body while going to pick up extra supplies.

Feb 11, 2016
Out comes the evil by Cameron, Stella, author.

Out comes the evil

Dust jacket.

Feb 4, 2016
Out of the Dying Pan - A Deep Fried Mystery by Reilly, Linda

Out of the Dying Pan - A Deep Fried Mystery

Feb 11, 2016
Panther's Prey by Smith, Lachlan

Panther's Prey

Feb 11, 2016
Presumed puzzled - a Puzzle Lady mystery by Hall, Parnell, author.

Presumed puzzled - a Puzzle Lady mystery

"Presumed Puzzled is the latest mystery from Parnell Hall featuring the delightfully charming fraud Cora Felton. The Puzzle Lady gets more than she bargained for when she's hired to track down Paula Martindale's straying husband. Cora Felton finds him hacked to pieces on his living room rug, while his blood-drenched wife haunts the crime scene clutching a butcher knife. It's a tough spot for attractive young attorney Becky Baldwin. Paula is presumed innocent until proven guilty, but without Cora

Feb 11, 2016
Quiet neighbors - a novel by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- author.

Quiet neighbors - a novel

Feb 11, 2016
Rain dogs - a Detective Sean Duffy novel by McKinty, Adrian, author.

Rain dogs - a Detective Sean Duffy novel

"It's just the same things over and again for Sean Duffy: riot duty, heartbreak, cases he can solve but never get to court. But what detective gets two locked-room mysteries in one career? When journalist Lily Bigelow is found dead in the courtyard of Carrickfergus castle, it looks like a suicide. Yet there are just a few things that bother Duffy enough to keep the case file open. Which is how he finds out that she was working on a devastating investigation of corruption and abuse at the hig

Feb 11, 2016
Reining in Murder by Hearon, Leigh

Reining in Murder

Feb 11, 2016
Ripe for Murder by O'neil, Carlene

Ripe for Murder

Feb 11, 2016
River Road by Goodman, Carol, author.

River Road

When one of her students is killed in a hit-and-run on River Road, it raises memories of Nan Lewis's own daughter, killed in a similar accident six years prior. And because Nan has damage to her car after hitting a deer while driving home from a faculty holiday party that same night, she becomes a suspect. In the days following the accident, Nan finds herself shunned by the community-- and begins to suspect that the two accidents are connected.

Feb 11, 2016
Scene of the brine by Hughes, Mary Ellen, author

Scene of the brine

Business is booming at Piper's Picklings in Cloverdale, New York. But not all is sweet in the life of Piper's number one customer and friend, local caterer Sugar Heywood. Sugar is dating wealthy realtor Jeremy Porter, but his family doesn't approve. After their unscrupulous accountant finds some dirt on Sugar, the family quickly urges Jeremy to throw her out like rotten fruit. Things are further spoiled after the accountant is found poisoned, and all evidence points to Sugar's son, Zach. With t

Feb 11, 2016
Secrets in the Stones by Harris, Tessa

Secrets in the Stones

Feb 11, 2016
Set the night on fire by Dial, Connie, 1944- author.

Set the night on fire

Feb 11, 2016
Shadows on a Maine Christmas - an antique print mystery by Wait, Lea. author

Shadows on a Maine Christmas - an antique print mystery

Antique print dealer Maggie Summer has come to Maine for a storybook Christmas with her beloved Will Brewer and his Great-Aunt Nettie, who has gathered together her longtime friends for holiday celebrations. At one gathering, Maggie hears cryptic references by Aunt Nettie's old friends to buried secrets from their youth. One elderly woman suffers from dementia, remembering those past events better than the gifts she just opened. Will she blurt out information about an old crime so dangerous that

Feb 11, 2016
Shards of Murder by Hollon, Cheryl

Shards of Murder

Feb 11, 2016
Shutter man by Montanari, Richard, author.

Shutter man

"Plagued with a rare disease that prevents him from recognizing faces, Billy carries a photograph in his pocket that is his only way of identifying his next target. Killing is in Billy's bloodline, as a member of Philadelphia's dangerous Farren crime family. While Billy stalks Philadelphia, Detective Kevin Byrne is assigned to a series of bizarre home-invasion cases and is joined by his former partner-turned-assistant district attorney, Jessica Balzano. Their investigations circle Byrne's childh

Feb 11, 2016
Skin Like Silver - A Tom Harper Victorian Police Procedural by Nickson, Chris

Skin Like Silver - A Tom Harper Victorian Police Procedural

Feb 11, 2016
Skinny Dipping With Murder - An Otter Lake Mystery by Wallace, Auralee

Skinny Dipping With Murder - An Otter Lake Mystery

Feb 11, 2016
Slay bells - a St. Rose quilting bee mystery by Mahon, Annette.

Slay bells - a St. Rose quilting bee mystery

"Christmas is approaching, but it doesn't look like a good one for the St. Rose parishioners. First, Kathy Romelli and her son are murdered in their home. Before the Quilting Bee can recover from that devastating loss, Clare is frightened half to death by an attempted carjacking. Is it related to the thefts of items from parked cars also plaguing the area? And what about the parishioner charged with creating a Ponzi scheme?"--

Feb 11, 2016
South of nowhere by Koenig, Minerva.

South of nowhere

"Reformed criminal Julia Kalas travels from small-town Texas to Mexico on the trail of a missing persons case in the second installment in this atmospheric, critically-acclaimed series Julia Kalas has found a place for herself in small-town Texas. After being forced to relocate by the Aryan Brotherhood and witness protection, she's working on getting her budding construction business off the ground. But her newfound status as a sometimes-problem solver doesn't stop local cops from giving her the

Feb 11, 2016
Stiff competition by Ryan, Annelise, author.

Stiff competition

Deputy coroner Mattie Winston investigates a real estate developer's murder while hunting for Detective Hurley's missing teenage daughter.

Feb 11, 2016
Stop the Presses! by Goldsborough, Robert

Stop the Presses!

Feb 11, 2016
Summit Lake by Donlea, Charlie.

Summit Lake

"Set in a small, picturesque North Carolina town, Charlie Donlea’s suspenseful debut novel tells the haunting story of a murdered law school student, the reporter assigned to her story—and the intimate connection that comes when the living walk in the footsteps of the dead."--

Feb 11, 2016
Terror in taffeta - a mystery by Cooper, Marla, author.

Terror in taffeta - a mystery

"Wedding planner Kelsey McKenna is just a few hours away from wrapping up her latest job: a destination wedding in the charming, colonial Mexican town of San Miguel de Allende. The reception is all set up, the tequila donkey is waiting outside, and the bride and groom are standing on the altar, pledging their eternal love. But just as the priest is about to pronounce them husband and wife, one of the bridesmaids upstages the couple by collapsing into a floral arrangement. Worst of all, Ke

Feb 11, 2016
The big rewind by Cudmore, Libby, author.

The big rewind

Raymond Chandler meets Nick Hornby in this clever noir romp through hipster Brooklyn as a mysterious mix tape puts a young amateur sleuth on the hunt for a killer-and for the truths hidden within her own heart. Jett Bennett moved to New York to become a music journalist. What she found was a temp gig as a proofreader, but at least she's fitting in with the artists and musicians in the tragically hip Brooklyn neighborhood she calls home. But when Jett opens up her mail and finds a mix tape meant

Feb 11, 2016
The bitter season by Hoag, Tami, author.

The bitter season

"While Nikki spends time with her family and misses more satisfying work with her former partner, Sam struggles with a rookie new partner and investigates a double homicide before unexpectedly teaming up with Nikki to stop a threat against a former foster child."--

Feb 7, 2016
The Blood Strand by Ould, Chris

The Blood Strand

Feb 6, 2016
The Butcher Bird - A Somershill Manor Mystery by Sykes, S. D.

The Butcher Bird - A Somershill Manor Mystery

Feb 11, 2016
The case of Lisandra P. by Grémillon, Hélène, author.

The case of Lisandra P.

The acclaimed author of The Confidant returns with a gripping psychological novel for fans of The Girl on the Train and The Silent Wife about a wife's secrets, a husband accused of murder, and a marriage gone terribly wrong. Buenos Aires, 1987. When a beautiful young woman named Lisandra is found dead at the foot of a six-story building, her husband, a psychoanalyst, is immediately arrested for her murder. Convinced of Vittorio's innocence, one of his patients, Eva Maria, is drawn into the inves

Feb 11, 2016
The case of the missing Morris dancer by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author.

The case of the missing Morris dancer

"The Anwen Morris Dancers are to play a pivotal role in the imminent nuptials of Henry, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth. But it looks as though the wedding plans might go awry unless Mavis, Annie, Carol and Christine can help Althea, the Dowager Duchess, by finding a missing Morris man and a set of ancient and valuable artefacts in time for her son's wedding. Anwen-by-Wye might look like an idyllic Welsh village where family values reign and traditions still mean something in a modern world, bu

Feb 11, 2016
The cat who sniffed glue by Braun, Lilian Jackson.

The cat who sniffed glue

Jim Qwillerman and his feline sleuthing companions search for a motive to the murder of Harley Fitch and his pregnant wife Belle in the isolated community of Pickax.

Feb 11, 2016
The cat who sniffed glue by Braun, Lilian Jackson.

The cat who sniffed glue

Jim Qwillerman and his feline sleuthing companions search for a motive to the murder of Harley Fitch and his pregnant wife Belle in the isolated community of Picka

Feb 8, 2016
The covenant - a mystery by Crook, Jeff.

The covenant - a mystery

"Jackie Lyons investigates a father's mysterious death, in the second installment of her ghostly mystery series. When photographer and former Memphis police detective Jackie Lyons finds Sam Loftin's lifeless body in the same location where his daughter died five years earlier, there's no reason to think he didn't kill himself, too. No reason, except Jackie has just seen Sam's ghost act out the last violent moments of his life. In investigating his murder, Jackie is drawn into a tumultuous battle

Feb 11, 2016
The Cracked Spine by Shelton, Paige, author.

The Cracked Spine

"In need of a good adventure, Delaney Nichols takes the leap and moves to Edinburgh, Scotland to start a job at The Cracked Spine. She doesn't know much about what she's gotten herself into, other than that the work sounds exciting, and that her new boss, Edwin MacAlister, has given her the opportunity of a lifetime. Edwin has promised that she'll be working with "a desk that has seen the likes of kings and queens, paupers and princes," and Delaney can't wait to get started. When she arri

Feb 11, 2016
The cunning house by Turley, Richard Marggraf, 1970- author.

The cunning house

London, 1810. In Vere Street is a house where men assemble to indulge passions for which the age will hang them. A raid on this notorious tavern sees the city gripped with hatred of Mollies, coupled with suspicion of their political sympathies. A few miles away in St. James's Palace, the Duke of Cumberland's valet suffers a violent death, which the authorities are anxious to see only as suicide. Caught between these two events, Wyre is reluctantly drawn into a network of dark alliances that appe

Feb 11, 2016
The death of a Mafia don by Giuttari, Michele, 1950-

The death of a Mafia don

Feb 4, 2016
The ex - a novel by Burke, Alafair, author.

The ex - a novel

After agreeing to defend her ex-fiance´ when he is arrested for a triple homicide, top criminal lawyer, Olivia Randall begins to have doubts as the evidence mounts against him.

Feb 11, 2016
The ghost walker by Coel, Margaret, 1937-, author

The ghost walker

The sleuthing priest working on an Indian reservation, Father O'Malley, reports a body in the snow, but when police arrive on the scene the body has vanished. The Indians claim it must have been a ghost, but Father O'Malley doesn't believe in ghosts, especially since he stopped drinking.

Feb 11, 2016
The girls she left behind - a Lizzie Snow novel by Graves, Sarah, 1951- author.

The girls she left behind - a Lizzie Snow novel

"After ten years as a captive of kidnapper Henry Gemmerle, Joan Crimmins eludes the media and spurns the family who failed to search for her. Instead, she settles in the remote Maine town of Bearkill. But when Gemmerle flees a prison clinic and a 16-year-old Bearkill girl vanishes, Aroostook County Sheriff's deputy Lizzie Snow knows that Joan's painful past has just become another young woman's horrifying future"--

Feb 11, 2016
The grim steeper by Cooper, Amanda, 1957-, author

The grim steeper

"Mid-October in the charming Finger Lakes town of Gracious Grove means it's time for the annual Fall Fling Townwide Tea Party. The highlight of the festivities is a roaming tea-tasting, which includes a stop at Auntie Rose's Victorian Tea House. Sophie Taylor would like to share her enjoyment of the event with her sort-of boyfriend, English teacher Jason Murphy, but Jason's dean has accused him of falsifying grades to help an athlete at the local college. Steamed and stressed, Jason shows up the

Feb 11, 2016
The harlot's tale - a midwife mystery by Thomas, Samuel S, author.

The harlot's tale - a midwife mystery

In 1645, while the city's overlords launch a brutal campaign to whip the sinners into godliness to appease God's wrath, Martha Hawkins and Bridget Hodgson search for a killer who is targeting York's sinners for execution.

Feb 8, 2016
The harlot's tale - a Midwife Mystery by Thomas, Samuel S., author.

The harlot's tale - a Midwife Mystery

"It is August, 1645, one year since York fell into Puritan hands. As the city suffers through a brutal summer heat, Bridget Hodgson and Martha Hawkins are drawn into a murder investigation more frightening than their last. In order to appease God's wrath--and end the heat-wave--the city's overlords have launched a brutal campaign to whip the city's sinners into godliness. But for someone in York, this is not enough. First a prostitute and her client are found stabbed to death, then a pair of adu

Feb 11, 2016
The herald of Hell by Doherty, P. C., author.

The herald of Hell

May, 1381. The Great Revolt draws ever nearer. The Upright Men openly roam the streets of London, waiting for the violence to begin. Their mysterious envoy, the Herald of Hell, appears at night all over the city, striking terror into the hearts of those who oppose them. But who is he? When his chancery clerk is found hanged in a notorious Southwark brothel, the ruthless Thibault, John of Gaunt's Master of Secrets, summons Brother Athelstan to investigate. Did Amaury Whitfield really kill himsel

Feb 4, 2016
The invisible guardian - a novel by Redondo, Dolores, 1969-

The invisible guardian - a novel

Feb 6, 2016
The jazz files - Poppy Denby investigates by Smith, Fiona Veitch, 1970- author.

The jazz files - Poppy Denby investigates

It is 1920. Twenty-two year old Poppy Denby moves from Northumberland to live with her paraplegic aunt in London. Aunt Dot, a suffragette who was injured in battles with the police in 1910, is a feisty and well-connected lady. Poppy has always dreamed of being a journalist, and quickly lands a position as an editorial assistant at the Daily Globe. Then one of the paper's hacks, Bert Isaacs, dies suddenly and messily. Poppy and photographer Daniel Rokeby (with whom Poppy has an immediate and mutu

Feb 4, 2016
The killing forest by Blædel, Sara, author.

The killing forest

"Sara Blaedel, author of the #1 international bestseller The Forgotten Girls--which was roundly praised as "gripping" with "uncompromising realism" (Washington Post) and "tautly suspenseful" (BookPage)--returns with the thrilling next book in her series featuring police investigator Louise Rick. THE KILLING FORESTFollowing an extended leave, Louise Rick returns to work at the Special Search Agency, an elite unit of the National Police Department. She's assigned a case involving a fifteen-year-ol

Feb 11, 2016
The killing in the café by Brett, Simon, author.

The killing in the café

"Polly's Cake Shop has been a feature of the shopping parade for many years, but when its owner announces her retirement, the Fethering residents start to worry about the loss of this popular amenity. Alarmed by rumours that the cafe´ might become a Starbucks, a group clubs together to form the Save Polly's Cake Shop Action Committee. The plan is that Polly's should become a community venture, managed and run by volunteers from the village. Roped in to help, Jude finds the committee meetings fra

Feb 11, 2016
The Lady Agnes mystery. Volume 2, Divine blood, and Combat of shadows by Japp, Andrea H., 1957- author.

The Lady Agnes mystery. Volume 2, Divine blood, and Combat of shadows

HISTORICAL MYSTERIES. "Normandy 1304. Agnes de Souarcy has survived the medieval Inquisition, but remains the focus of an ancient quest with many hidden enemies. 'Five women, in the centre the sixth' is the enigmatic prophecy of Agnes's destiny. But as events come to a head and her protectors struggle against powerful opponents, will Agnes choose to fulfil the role that has been foretold for her? Andre Japp uses her remarkable knowledge of French history and daily life in the medieval world to b

Feb 11, 2016
The language of secrets by Khan, Ausma Zehanat, author.

The language of secrets

"Detective Esa Khattak heads up Canada's Community Policing Section, which handles minority-sensitive cases across all levels of law enforcement. Khattak is still under scrutiny for his last case, so he's surprised when INSET, Canada's federal intelligence agency, calls him in on another potentially hot button issue. For months, INSET has been investigating a local terrorist cell which is planning an attack on New Year's Day. INSET had an informant, Mohsin Dar, undercover inside the cell. But no

Feb 11, 2016
The last confession of Thomas Hawkins by Hodgson, Antonia.

The last confession of Thomas Hawkins

Feb 6, 2016
The last dawn by Gannon, Joe, 1960- author.

The last dawn

"Gladys Dari´o, sterling police lieutenant for the revolutionary Sandinista government in volatile 1986 Nicaragua, has been kidnapped by a notorious Contra commander. Gladys knows she doesn't have a hope for escape, unless her partner on the police force, former Sandinista guerrilla comandante Ajax Montoya, stages a rescue attempt. When he does, it's more outrageous than Gladys could ever have imagined. But it comes at a price. Ajax is imprisoned for years, and Gladys is sent to Miami and blackl

Feb 11, 2016
The masquerading magician - an accidental alchemist mystery by Pandian, Gigi, 1975-

The masquerading magician - an accidental alchemist mystery

Feb 11, 2016
The midwife and the assassin - a mystery by Thomas, Samuel S, author.

The midwife and the assassin - a mystery

""Sam Thomas has created one of the most unique sleuths in modern mystery fiction." -The Plain Dealer. In this thrilling new mystery from the critically acclaimed author of The Witch Hunter's Tale, midwife Bridget Hodgson travels to London where she's forced into a new profession-as a spy. It's 1649. Three years have passed since midwife Bridget Hodgson and her deputy Martha Hawkins fled York for the safety of the English countryside. But when a mysterious letter from London brings them to the c

Feb 11, 2016
The murder of Mary Russell - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by King, Laurie R, author.

The murder of Mary Russell - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

"Has Laurie King followed in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's footsteps and killed off her protagonist? Sherlock Holmes is back in the latest in the New York Times bestselling series that Lee Child has hailed as "the most sustained feat of imagination in mysteryfiction today"--but is Mary Russell? When the novel opens, the shabby carpet of 221B Baker Street is drenched in blood--and no one knows the fate of Mary Russell. Could this be the final performance for the world's best-known Holmesian author?"--

Feb 11, 2016
The mystery of the Venus Island fetish by Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof), 1956- author.

The mystery of the Venus Island fetish

"It's 1932, and the Great Venus Island Fetish, a ceremonial mask surrounded by thirty-two human skulls, now resides in a museum in Sydney, Australia. But young anthropologist Archie Meek, recently returned from an extended field trip to Venus Island, has noticed something amiss: a strange discoloration on some of the skulls. Has someone tampered with the fetish? Is there a link between it and the mysterious disappearance of Cecil Polkinghorne, curator of archaeology? And how did Eric Sopwith, re

Feb 11, 2016
The necessary murder of Nonie Blake by Shames, Terry, author.

The necessary murder of Nonie Blake

"Nonie Blake is back home from a mental institution where she has spent the last twenty years, and people in Jarrett Creek are worried. Maybe too worried, for within a week of her return, Nonie is murdered. Chief Samuel Craddock thinks the only possible suspects are members of her tight-lipped family. Ever since Nonie tried to kill her sister when she was fourteen and was sent away to the institution, the family has kept to itself. Clues are scarce and Craddock is stumped. So he checks with ther

Feb 11, 2016
The Ninth Life by Simon, Clea

The Ninth Life

Feb 11, 2016
The Other Side of Silence by Kerr, Philip

The Other Side of Silence

Feb 11, 2016
The perfectly proper paranormal museum by Weiss, Kirsten, 1968- author.

The perfectly proper paranormal museum

Feb 11, 2016
The plague of thieves affair by Muller, Marcia, author.

The plague of thieves affair

"Sabina Carpenter and John Quinncannon are no stranger to mysteries. In the five years since they opened Carpenter and Quinncannon, Professional Detective Services, they have solved dozens, but one mystery has eluded even them: Sherlock Holmes or, rather, the madman claiming his identity, who keeps showing up with a frustrating (though admittedly useful) knack for solving difficult cases. Roland W. Fairchild, recently arrived from Chicago, claims Holmes is his first cousin, Charles P. Fairchild

Feb 11, 2016
The pot thief who studied Georgia O'Keeffe by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944- author.

The pot thief who studied Georgia O'Keeffe

"A dealer in traditional Native American pottery, Hubie Schuze scours New Mexico in search of ancient treasures. The Bureau of Land Management calls him a criminal, but Hubie knows that the real injustice would be to leave the legacies of prehistoric craftspeople buried in the dirt. In all his travels across the state, there is one place that Hubie hasn’t been able to access: Trinity Site at the White Sands Missile Range, where the first atomic bomb was detonated. Deep within the range are ruins

Feb 11, 2016
The rose in the wheel by Rizzolo, S. K.

The rose in the wheel

Constance Tyrone, the conspicuously celibate founder of the St. Catherine Society, dedicated to helping poor women, is run over by a carriage one wet November evening in 1811 London. Curiously, while one of her feet is bare, the other is shod in a clean satin slipper, despite the muddy road. Why was a gentlewoman abroad in the night? And if she died under the wheel, who bruised her neck and stole her monogrammed curcifix?

Feb 11, 2016
The scent of almonds - & other stories by Läckberg, Camilla, 1974- author.

The scent of almonds - & other stories

Four unmissable stories set in a Swedish fishing village. A snowstorm traps a family in a hotel on a tiny island off the coast, and then a body is discovered in the library. -- Marianne is serving up a dangerous concoction at the Widows' Cafe. -- Two sisters witness a murder in a fashion boutique. -- Malin is trapped on a boat with a man she is beginning to fear ...

Feb 11, 2016
The shut eye by Bauer, Belinda, 1962- author.

The shut eye

Five footprints are the only sign that Daniel Buck was ever here. And now they are all his mother has left. Every day, Anna Buck guards the little prints in the cement. Polishing them to a shine. Keeping them safe. Spiralling towards insanity. When a psychic offers hope, Anna grasps it. Who wouldn't? Maybe he can tell her what happened to her son... But is this man what he claims to be? Is he a visionary? A shut eye? Or a cruel fake, preying on the vulnerable? Or is he something far, far worse?

Feb 11, 2016
The sleeping doll by Deaver, Jeffery, author

The sleeping doll

Special agent Kathryn Dance and her partners at the California Bureau of Investigation hunt down escaped killer Daniel Pell, a self-styled Charles Manson. Pell is a master of control, who mesmerizes, seduces, and exploits people for his own murderous ends.

Feb 11, 2016
The steel kiss by Deaver, Jeffery, author.

The steel kiss

" New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver returns with his next blockbuster thriller featuring forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme. Amelia Sachs is hot on the trail of a killer. She's chasing him through a department store in Brooklyn when an escalator malfunctions. The stairs give way, with one man horribly mangled by the gears. Sachs is forced to let her quarry escape as she jumps in to try to help save the victim. She and famed forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme soon learn, however, t

Feb 6, 2016
The Waters of Eternal Youth by Leon, Donna

The Waters of Eternal Youth

Feb 6, 2016
Thicker than water by Spencer, Sally, author.

Thicker than water

DCI Monika Paniatowski investigates a case that could be the making - or, more likely, breaking - of her career DCI Monika Paniatowski has only been back from maternity leave for three days when she is called in to investigate a nightmare of a case. Not only is the murder victim a mother of three small children, but her husband is a wealthy politician. Monika knows that if she can't make a quick arrest her career is on the line. It's lucky, then, that within minutes of meeting Councillor Danbury

Feb 4, 2016
Town in a cinnamon toast by Haywood, B. B., author

Town in a cinnamon toast

The much-anticipated wedding of local resident Maggie Tremont and popular baker Herr Georg Wolfsburger has stirred up the usually quiet coastal town of Cape Willington. To make sure the wedding of the year goes off without a hitch, the participants gather at a pre-wedding dinner -- everyone, that is except the best man ... from the publisher.

Feb 11, 2016
Trade secrets by Wishart, David, 1952- author.

Trade secrets

May, AD 41. The emperor Claudius has acceded to the throne, and the citizens of Rome look forward to an era of peace and stability. Not so Marcus Corvinus however, who finds himself embroiled in not one but two investigations. A friend of his wife has asked him to look into the murder of her brother, found stabbed to death at the Shrine of Melobosis. A wily businessman and notorious womaniser, no one seems to have a good word to say about Gaius Tullius, not even his less-than-grieving widow. But

Feb 4, 2016
Treachery at Lancaster Gate / A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel by Perry, Anne, author.

Treachery at Lancaster Gate / A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

Investigating an explosion in the heart of London that suspiciously coincided with a secret police raid, Commander Thomas Pitt finds evidence of a targeted murder and follows leads to the drawing rooms of the city's elite.

Feb 11, 2016
Tumbled Graves by Chapman, Brenda

Tumbled Graves

Feb 11, 2016
Tundra kill - a novel by Jones, Stan, 1947- author.

Tundra kill - a novel

"Nathan Active, top cop in a stretch of Alaskan tundra larger than fifteen of the United States, must figure out what connects Alaska's gorgeous female governor to a dog musher run down and killed by a snowmobile. Nathan's career is on the line as he's plunged into the bizarre family dynamics and outsize political ambitions of the most dangerous woman he ever met." --

Feb 11, 2016
Unreasonable doubt - a Constable Molly Smith mystery by Delany, Vicki, 1951- author.

Unreasonable doubt - a Constable Molly Smith mystery

What would it be like to return to your hometown after twenty-five years in prison for a crime you have maintained you did not commit? And, why would you return? The family of the murdered girl, Sophia D'Angelo, is bitterly determined to see Walt returned to prison or dead... So, case reopened.

Feb 11, 2016
Valley of the lost by Delany, Vicki, 1951-

Valley of the lost

In the bucolic mountain town of Trafalgar, British Columbia, a young woman is found dead of a heroin overdose, her baby lying at her side. While this should be an open-and-shut drug case, restraint marks on the victim suggest to Probationary Constable Molly Smith and Sergeant John Winters that the death might not have been completely accidental.

Feb 11, 2016
Where it hurts by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-

Where it hurts

Gus Murphy thought he had the world all figured out. A retired Suffolk County cop, Gus had everything a man could want: a great marriage, two kids, a nice house, and the rest of his life ahead of him. But when tragedy strikes, his life is thrown into complete disarray. A gritty, atmospheric new series about the other side of Long Island, far from the wealth of the Hamptons, where real people live - and die.

Feb 11, 2016
Whisker of trouble by Ryan, Sofie, 1958- author.

Whisker of trouble

"Sarah is turning her keen eye to the estate of collector Edison Hall, hoping for fabulous finds for Second Chance...but when her rescue cat, Elvis, discovers a body in the kitchen, everything goes paws up. The body belongs to an appraiser who had been hired to check out Edison's wine collection. When Edison's sister shows up at Second Chance, she hires Sarah's friends...the kooky and charismatic trio of ladies who call themselves Charlotte's Angels and work out of the shop...to solve the murde

Feb 11, 2016