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A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author. A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes

Quiet Longely, New York, is abuzz with excitement over the opening of a revamped art complex--and catering sisters Bernie and Libby Simmons are helping put on an elaborate tea party for the opening night gala fundraiser. But when the billionaire behind the project drops dead, the Simmons sisters find themselves steeped in a whistling kettle of murder . . . Everyone in Longely is talking about Blue House, an art complex that will bring the town a theater, an art gallery, and even a restaurant and

Sep 29, 2016
A Christmas message - a novel by Perry, Anne, author. A Christmas message - a novel

"In the spirit of the season, New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry presents readers with the gift of another holiday mystery, taking them to the Holy Land for an intriguing and miraculous journey of discovery. The year is 1900, and Victor Narraway is giving his wife, Vespasia, an unforgettable Christmas present--a trip to Jerusalem for the holiday. Vespasia is enchanted by the exotic landscape of Palestine, and charmed by a fellow traveler they meet at their hotel in Jaffa. But when the

Sep 29, 2016
A deadly affection by Overholt, Cuyler, author. A deadly affection

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

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

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

Sep 29, 2016
A great reckoning by Penny, Louise, author. A great reckoning

"When an intricate old map is found stuffed into the walls of the bistro in Three Pines, it at first seems no more than a curiosity. But the closer the villagers look, the stranger it becomes. Given to Armand Gamache as a gift the first day of his new job, the map eventually leads him to shattering secrets. To an old friend and older adversary. It leads the former Chief of Homicide for the Su^rete´ du Que´bec to places even he is afraid to go. But must. And there he finds four young cadets in th

Sep 25, 2016
A kind of justice - a novel by James, Renee, author. A kind of justice - a novel

"Against all odds, Bobbi Logan, a statuesque transgender woman, has become one of Chicago's most celebrated hair stylists and the owner of one of the city's poshest salons. She is finally comfortable with who she is, widely admired in her community, about to enjoy the success she deserves. Then her impossibly perfect life falls apart. In the space of a few weeks, the Great Recession drags her business to the brink of failure, her beloved ex-wife needs help in facing a terrible tragedy, and a hat

Sep 29, 2016
A long time dead - a Mike Hammer casebook by Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006, author. A long time dead - a Mike Hammer casebook

The first collection of stories starring legendary Mike Hammer, the toughest private investigator in history It starts with a few near-accidents. A car almost swipes Mike Hammer when he's crossing the street. A junkie robs the notoriously hardboiled detective at knifepoint. A fight on a subway platform comes close to pushing him in front of a train. While any one of these could be a coincidence, together they make a conspiracy--one that Hammer will have to end in order to survive. And when it co

Sep 29, 2016
A march to remember by Loan-Wilsey, Anna, author. A march to remember

Hattie is in her element, digging through dusty basements, attics, and abandoned buildings, not to be denied until she fishes out that elusive fact. But her delightful explorations are dampened when she witnesses a carriage crash into a carp pond beneath the shadow of the Washington Monument. Alarmingly, one of the passengers flees the scene, leaving the other to drown. The incident only heightens tensions brought on by the much publicized arrival of "Coxey's Army," thousands of unemployed men c

Sep 29, 2016
A study in scarlet women by Thomas, Sherry (Sherry M.), author. A study in scarlet women

"USA Today bestselling author Sherry Thomas turns the story of the renowned Sherlock Holmes upside down... With her inquisitive mind, Charlotte Holmes has never felt comfortable with the demureness expected of the fairer sex in upper class society. But she never thought that she would become a social pariah, an outcast fending for herself on the mean streets of London. When the city is struck by a trio of unexpected deaths and suspicion falls on her sister and her father, Charlotte is desperate

Sep 25, 2016
A voice in the night by Camilleri, Andrea, author. A voice in the night

"Two deaths lead Inspector Montalbano into investigations of corruption and power in the twentieth installment of the New York Times bestselling series. Montalbano investigates a robbery at a supermarket, a standard case that takes a spin when manager Guido Borsellino is later found hanging in his office. Was it a suicide? The inspector and the coroner have their doubts, and further investigation leads to the director of a powerful local company. Meanwhile, a girl is found brutally murdered in G

Sep 29, 2016
An Act of Murder by Angela, Mary An Act of Murder

Sep 25, 2016
An obvious fact by Johnson, Craig, 1961- author. An obvious fact

In the midst of the largest motorcycle rally in the world, a young biker is run off the road and ends up in critical condition. When Sheriff Walt Longmire and his good friend Henry Standing Bear are called to Hulett, Wyoming - the nearest town to America's first national monument, Devils Tower - to investigate, things start getting complicated. As competing biker gangs; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; a military-grade vehicle donated to the tiny local police force by a wealthy entr

Sep 29, 2016
Apprentice in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author. Apprentice in death

"Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in a fast-paced new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author J.D. Robb. Nature versus nurture ... The shots came quickly, silently, and with deadly accuracy. Within seconds, three people were dead at Central Park's ice skating rink. The victims: a talented young skater, a doctor, and a teacher. As random as random can be. Eve Dallas has seen a lot of killers during her time with the NYPSD, but never one like this. After reviewing security videos, it becomes

Sep 29, 2016
Ash Island by Maitland, Barry, author. Ash Island

Sep 29, 2016
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian lions by Giordano, Mario, author. Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian lions

Recently widowed Auntie Poldi moves to Sicily in order to drink herself comfortably to death with a sea view. But fate intervenes when she finds the corpse of a young man on the beach.

Sep 29, 2016
Basque moon - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery by Weston, Julie W., 1943- author. Basque moon - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery

"Nellie Burns, photographer, and her Labrador dog, Moonshine, travel with sheep rancher Gwynn Campbell and his Basque sheepherder to the Stanley Basin of central Idaho. Nellie plans to photograph scenes for a railroad&#x;s brochures to lure tourists to the West. When they arrive at the sheep camp, they discover the current herder is dead. Nellie&#x;s curiosity and photography lead her to a moonshine still and then a dash up a forested mountain. Nellie and Moonshine confront the greatest challeng

Sep 29, 2016
Beloved poison by Thomson, E. S., author. Beloved poison

After uncovering six tiny coffins at St. Saviour's Infirmary, apprentice apothecary Jem Flockhart seeks answers, following a trail that leads from the dissecting room to Newgate prison and the gallows.

Sep 29, 2016
Better late than never by McKinlay, Jenn, author. Better late than never

"In the latest Library Lover's Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of A Likely Story, a decades-overdue book puts library director Lindsey Norris hot on the trail of a cold case. When the Briar Creek Public Library holds its first overdue book amnesty day no fines for late returns the volume of incoming materials is more than Lindsey and her staff can handle. In a bind, Lindsey drafts the crafternoon ladies to help check in and sort the stacks of books. But one tardy tome catches

Sep 29, 2016
Blind sight by O'Connell, Carol, 1947- author. Blind sight

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

Sep 29, 2016
Blood trail. by Box, C. J. Blood trail.

Sep 29, 2016
Blue Madonna by Benn, James R., author. Blue Madonna

"Billy Boyle, US Army detective and ex-Boston cop, faces his toughest investigation yet: infiltrating enemy lines in France as the Allies invade Normandy. It's late May 1944. Captain Billy Boyle is court-martialed on spurious charges of black market dealings. Stripped of his officer's rank, reduced to private, and sentenced to three months' hard labor, Boyle is given an opportunity: he can avoid his punishment if he goes behind enemy lines to rescue a high-value Allied soldier. A secret chamber

Sep 29, 2016
Body on the bayou by Byron, Ellen, author. Body on the bayou

"Just days before a big wedding at the Crozat Plantation B & B, the bride's cousin is found murdered, and Maggie Crozat has another murder to unravel"--Book jacket flap.

Sep 29, 2016
British manor murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author. British manor murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Although Perry, the earl of the house, and his sister, Poppy, are surprisingly accommodating to their jetlagged guests, Lucy feels uneasy after a fallen portrait sparks talk of a deadly family omen. The bad vibes come in quickly: snobby Aunt Millicent and her handmaiden Harrison unexpectedly drop by for the exhibition, and meals with the family are consistently tense. But real trouble begins when a body, bludgeoned by the chapel's gold-plated reliquary, is found in a hidden, sealed off room. Str

Sep 29, 2016
Catching heat by Cantore, Janice, author. Catching heat

Twenty-seven years after the deaths of Detective Abby Hart's parents, she's desperate to find the proof that will put the mastermind-the governor's wife-behind bars. When she joins a newly formed task force and teams up with PI Luke Murphy, Abby is sent to San Luis Obispo to work the cold case of a murdered college student. Realizing their investigation will bring them near the town where Alyssa Rollins grew up, Abby decides to do a little digging of her own into the Triple Seven fire.Luke is ea

Sep 29, 2016
Christmas caramel murder by Fluke, Joanne, 1943- author. Christmas caramel murder

The holidays have arrived, and Hannah and her good pal Lisa have agreed to provide all the goodies for the town's annual production of A Christmas Carol. But before anyone can say "Bah, humbug!" a Santa-sized sackful of trouble ensues. Like the fact that Lisa's husband will be playing Mr. Claus to his ex-girlfriend Phyllis Bates' Mrs. Claus. Or that before the curtains even go up Phyllis is found dead in the snow - wearing a costume that the real Mrs. Claus would put on the naughty list. Soon af

Sep 29, 2016
Climate of fear by Vargas, Fred Climate of fear

Sep 29, 2016
Closed casket - the new Hercule Poirot mystery by Hannah, Sophie, 1971- author. Closed casket - the new Hercule Poirot mystery

"What I intend to say to you will come as a shock ..." With these words, Lady Athelinda Playford -- one of the world's most beloved children's authors -- springs a surprise on the lawyer entrusted with her will. As guests arrive for a party at her Irish mansion, Lady Playford has decided to cut off her two children without a penny . . . and leave her vast fortune to someone else: an invalid who has only weeks to live. Among Lady Playford's visitors are two strangers: the famous Belgian detective

Sep 29, 2016
Combustion by Smith, Martin J. Combustion

Sep 29, 2016
Dark backward by Buffa, D. W. Dark backward

Sep 29, 2016
Dead men's bones - an Inspector McLean novel by Oswald, James, author. Dead men's bones - an Inspector McLean novel

Sep 29, 2016
Dead run by Tracy, P. J. Dead run

Breaking down while en route to Wisconsin, Grace MacBride, Annie Belinsky, and deputy Sharon Mueller stumble upon a nearly deserted town fraught with signs of foul play and are horrified to witness a double murder.

Sep 29, 2016
Dead to rights by Jance, Judith A. Dead to rights

Sheriff Brady becomes an assassin's target when investigating the murder of a motorist responsible for an earlier death.

Sep 29, 2016
Death Comes to the Fair by Lloyd, Catherine Death Comes to the Fair

Sep 29, 2016
Death in cold water by Skalka, Patricia, author. Death in cold water

Sep 25, 2016
Death in cold water by Skalka, Patricia, author. Death in cold water

On a bracing autumn day in Door County, a prominent philanthropist disappears. Is the elderly Gerald Sneider--known as "Mr. Packer" for his legendary support of Green Bay football--suffering from dementia, or just avoiding his greedy son? Is there a connection to threats against the National Football League? As tourists flood the peninsula for the fall colors, Sheriff Dave Cubiak's search for Sneider is stymied by the FBI. When human bones wash up on the Lake Michigan shore, the sheriff has more

Sep 29, 2016
Death of an avid reader by Brody, Frances, author. Death of an avid reader

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

Sep 29, 2016
Denny's law by Gunn, Elizabeth, 1927- Denny's law

The murder of a man during a Tucson Fourth of July street parade plunges Sarah Burke's whole household – including her niece, Denny – into her latest case. The investigation leads to a money-laundering ring with international connections, but could the answers lie closer to home than she realises?

Sep 29, 2016
Devil sent the rain - a mystery by Turner, Lisa (Lisa Celeste), author. Devil sent the rain - a mystery

In a tale of the remnants of Old Southern aristocracy and entitlement, twisted into avarice and vengeance, Billy must confront the secrets of his own past to have any chance at solving the murder of a girl he once knew. But as he gets closer to discovering the truth, he also gets closer to a cunning killer who’s bent on getting away with murder—and eliminating the threat Billy poses.

Sep 29, 2016
Downfall - a Brady novel of suspense by Jance, Judith A., author. Downfall - a Brady novel of suspense

"Arizona sheriff Joanna Brady returns in this outstanding new mystery set in the beautiful desert country of the Southwest. With a baby on the way, sudden deaths in the family from which to recover, a re-election campaign looming, and a daughter heading off for college, Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady has her hands full when a puzzling new case hits her department, demanding every resource she has at her disposal. Two women have fallen to their deaths from a small nearby peak, referred to by

Sep 29, 2016
Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster by Street, Karen Lee Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster

Sep 25, 2016
Eggnog murder by Meier, Leslie/ Hollis, Lee/ Ross, Barbara Eggnog murder

Collects holiday-themed mysteries by three popular authors including "Eggnog Murder" by Leslie Meier, in which a gift-wrapped bottle of eggnog proves to be a killer concoction for a Tinkers Cove local, and Lucy Stone must seek out the murdering mixologist.

Sep 29, 2016
Failure to appear - a J.P. Beaumont novel by Jance, Judith A., author. Failure to appear - a J.P. Beaumont novel

"A desperate father's search for his runaway daughter has led him to the last place he ever expected to find her: backstage at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. But the murders in this dazzling world of make-believe are no mere stagecraft, and the blood is all too real. The hunt for his child has plunged former Seattle Homicide Detective J.P. Beaumont into a bone-chilling drama of revenge, greed, and butchery, where innocents are made to suffer in perverse and terrible ways. And many more young l

Sep 29, 2016
Fields where they lay - a Junior Bender mystery by Hallinan, Timothy, author. Fields where they lay - a Junior Bender mystery

"It's the week before Christmas in Tinsel Town, and the Edgerton Mall isn't exactly full of holiday cheer, despite its two Santas. The mall is a fossil of an industry in decline; many of its stores are closed, and to make matters worse, there is a rampant shoplifting problem. Enter burglar Junior Bender, the unwilling fixer for LA's various underworld bosses. The murderous Russian gangster who owns the mall hires Junior to look into the shoplifting problem for him. But Junior's surveillance ope

Sep 29, 2016
Fire in the stars by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947- author. Fire in the stars

Amanda Doucette is recovering from her aid stint in Nigeria. She knows her friend Phil, who lived through the same harrowing time, is still struggling with the memories, so they've hatched a plan to head into the wilderness of Newfoundland and try to reconnect with nature. But when Phil doesn't meet her at the ferry, Amanda begins an ever more desperate search for her troubled friend.

Sep 29, 2016
Glow of death by Cleland, Jane K, author. Glow of death

Sep 29, 2016
Hell Bay - a Barker & Llewelyn novel by Thomas, Will, 1958- author. Hell Bay - a Barker & Llewelyn novel

"At the request of Her Majesty's government, private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker agrees to take on his least favorite kind of assignment--he's to provide security for a secret conference with the French government. The conference is to take place on the private estate of Lord Hargrave on a remote island off the coast of Cornwall. The goal of the conference is the negotiation of a new treaty with France. The cover story for the gathering is a house party--an attempt to introduce Lord Hargrave's tw

Sep 29, 2016
Hell fire by Fossum, Karin, 1954- author. Hell fire

"A gruesome tableau awaits Inspector Konrad Sejer in the oppressive summer heat: a woman and a young boy lay dead in a pool of blood near a dank camper. The details of the deaths of Bonnie Hayden and her five-year-old son Simon are mysterious. There is no sign of robbery or assault. Who would brutally stab a defenseless woman and her child? Sejer and his fellow investigator Jakob Skarre begin a hunt for the killer that will eventually lead them to a heartbreaking conclusion. In a parallel storyl

Sep 29, 2016
Hot start - a Cordell Logan mystery by Freed, David, 1954- author. Hot start - a Cordell Logan mystery

"A notorious, international big game hunter and his beautiful, former flight attendant wife are gunned down at long range late one sweltering summer night while swimming naked on their seaside estate in opulent Rancho Bonita, California. Police investigators are convinced that the killer is a strident, outspoken animal rights activist with both military experience and a criminal record. The evidence against him would appear overwhelming--until rumors begin to surface that others may have had the

Sep 29, 2016
In plain sight by Box, C. J., author. In plain sight

"Ranch owner and matriarch Opal Scarlett has vanished under suspicious circumstances during a bitter struggle between her sons for control of her million-dollar empire. Joe Pickett is convinced one of them have done her in, and when he becomes the victim of a series of wicked and increasingly violent pranks, Joe wonders if what's happening has less to do with Opal's disappearance than with the darkest chapters of his own past. Whoever is after him has a vicious debt to collect, and wants Joe to

Sep 29, 2016
Lament for Bonnie - a mystery by Emery, Anne, author. Lament for Bonnie - a mystery

When twelve-year-old Bonnie MacDonald disappears from a family party, the entire clan is determined to find her, but Monte Collins' daughter Normie has insights that the adults do not as she gets to know Bonnie's cousins and friends.

Sep 29, 2016
Last man by Buffa, D. W. Last man

Sep 29, 2016
Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics by Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics

From Hollywood starlets to downtown taxi dancers, and from Central Avenue speakeasies to clapboard Venice Beach shacks to Depression-era hobos riding the rails, this volume brings you the masters of the genre penning tales of love, lust, and loss in the City of Angels. Includes classic stories by: Raymond Chandler, Paul Cain, James Ellroy, Leigh Brackett, James M. Cain, Chester Himes, Ross MacDonald, Walter Mosley, Naomi Hirahara, Margaret Millar, Joseph Hansen, William Campbell Gault, Jervey Te

Sep 29, 2016
Manitou Canyon - a novel by Krueger, William Kent, author. Manitou Canyon - a novel

""One of today's automatic buy-today-read-tonight series ... thoughtful but suspenseful, fast but lasting, contemporary but strangely timeless." (Lee Child) In the extraordinary new Cork O'Connor thriller from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author William Kent Krueger, the lives of hundreds of innocent people are at stake when Cork vanishes just days before his daughter's wedding. Since the violent deaths of his wife, father, and best friend all occurred in previous Novembers

Sep 29, 2016
Matrimony in miniature by Grace, Margaret, 1937- author. Matrimony in miniature

Sep 29, 2016
Miami noir by Miami noir

Sep 24, 2016
Murder at Rough Point by Maxwell, Alyssa, author. Murder at Rough Point

In glittering Newport, Rhode Island, at the close of the nineteenth century, status is everything. But despite being a poorer relation to the venerable Vanderbilts, Emma Cross has shaped her own identity--as a reporter and a sleuth. Fancies and Fashion reporter Emma Cross is sent by the Newport Observer to cover an elite house party at Rough Point, the "cottage" owned by her distant cousin Frederick Vanderbilt, which has been rented as a retreat for artists. To her surprise, the illustrious gues

Sep 29, 2016
Murder at the house of rooster happiness by Casarett, David J., author. Murder at the house of rooster happiness

"A fascinating mystery set in Thailand in the vein of Alexander McCall Smith, where a nurse ethicist turns detective. Ladarat Patalung, for one, would have been happier without a serial murderer in her life. Then again, she never meant to be a detective in the first place. But while content in her role at the Chaing Mai Hospital in Thailand as the nurse ethicist, Ladarat couldn't resist when police detective Kuhn Wiriya came to her with his dilemma. Two nights ago, a young woman brought her husb

Sep 29, 2016
Murder offstage- a Posie Parker mystery by Hathaway, L. B. Murder offstage- a Posie Parker mystery

Sep 29, 2016
Murder with macaroni and cheese - a Mahalia Watkins soul food mystery by Herbert, A. L., author. Murder with macaroni and cheese - a Mahalia Watkins soul food mystery

When the organizing committee for her upcoming high school reunion desperately needs a caterer, Halia agrees to help out. Soon she's serving up her signature macaroni and cheese and famous chicken wings to a host of appreciative ex-classmates. Some folks have blossomed since graduation. Others, like manipulative Raynell Rollins, currently married to a former football star, haven't changed nearly enough. When Raynell is found dead the morning after the reunion, the roll call of possible suspects

Sep 29, 2016
My Kind of Town by Sandrolini, John My Kind of Town

Sep 29, 2016
No echo - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Holt, Anne, 1958- author. No echo - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel

When a popular celebrity chef is found murdered on the steps of the Oslo police headquarters, police investigator Billy T. and long-absent Hanne Wilhelmsen team up for an investigation that reveals that few people really knew the victim or his mysterious activities.

Sep 29, 2016
No witness but the moon by Chazin, Suzanne, author. No witness but the moon

A tense stand-off between Hispanic police officer Jimmy Vega and an undocumented immigrant leads to a horrible mistake, and the discovery of links between the immigrant and the brutal unsolved murder of Vega's mother.

Sep 29, 2016
Nowhere to run by Box, C. J. Nowhere to run

"It's Joe Pickett's last week as temporary game warden in the mountain town of Baggs, Wyoming, but his conscience won't let him leave without checking out the strange reports coming from the wilderness: camps looted, tents slashed, elk butchered. Not to mention the Olympic hopeful who'd been training in the region and then just...vanished. What awaits him is like something out of an old campfire tale, except this story is all too real--and all too deadly. Joe thought he was saddling up for his l

Sep 29, 2016
One for our baby - a novel by Sandrolini, John. One for our baby - a novel

Sep 29, 2016
Open season by Box, C. J., author. Open season

As Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett races against time to save an endangered species, he finds himself plunged into a deadly mystery that soon threatens his family and the life he loves.

Sep 29, 2016
Out of range by Box, C. J., author. Out of range

Game warden Joe Pickett is attempting to enjoy - all right, survive - his mother-in-law's wedding to a local big-shot rancher when he receives some disturbing news: Will Jensen, a fellow Wyoming game warden and a good friend, has killed himself. And Joe's been picked to temporarily run Jensen's Teton district. Jackson, Wyoming, is a far cry from Joe's hometown of Saddlestring - it's the epicenter for many environmental extremists and an elite playground for the rich and powerful, and Joe quickly

Sep 29, 2016
Point of honour by Robins, Madeleine. Point of honour

Sep 29, 2016
Presumption of guilt by Mayor, Archer, author. Presumption of guilt

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

Sep 29, 2016
Pushing up daisies - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C., author. Pushing up daisies - an Agatha Raisin mystery

"Gloria French was a jolly widow with dyed blonde hair, a raucous laugh and rosy cheeks. When she first moved from London to the charming Cotswolds Hills, she was heartily welcomed. She seemed a do-gooder par excellence, raising funds for the church and caring for the elderly. But she had a nasty habit of borrowing things and not giving them back, just small things, a teapot here, a set of silverware there. So it's quite the shock when she is found dead, murdered by a poisoned bottle of elderber

Sep 29, 2016
Return to Umbria by Wagner, David P. Return to Umbria

Sep 29, 2016
Revenge in a cold river - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne, author. Revenge in a cold river - a William Monk novel

"Commander William Monk has learned to live with the fact that he cannot remember the events of his life prior to a horrific carriage accident years ago. But when a ghost from his past, a man he has no recollection of, attempts to frame him for a series of murders, he must rely on the help of his wife Hester and his close friend Oliver Rathbone in order to free himself--from both the charges, and the demons that have haunted him since the accident"--

Sep 29, 2016
Robert B. Parker's Debt to pay - a Jesse Stone novel by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956- author. Robert B. Parker's Debt to pay - a Jesse Stone novel

"All is quiet in Paradise, except for a spate of innocuous vandalism. Good thing, too, because Jesse Stone is preoccupied with the women in his life, both past and present."--

Sep 29, 2016
Salem's cipher by Lourey, Jess, 1970- author. Salem's cipher

Sep 29, 2016
Savage run by Box, C. J. Savage run

Sep 29, 2016
Seeds of Deception by Connolly, Sheila Seeds of Deception

Sep 29, 2016
Shoot 'em up by Mack, Janey, author. Shoot 'em up

Sep 29, 2016
Skin and bone - a mystery by Blake, Robin, 1948- author. Skin and bone - a mystery

"It's 1743, and the tanners of Preston are a pariah community, plying their unwholesome trade beside a stretch of riverside marsh where many Prestonians by ancient right graze their livestock. When the body of a newborn child is found in one of their tanning pits, Cragg's inquiry falls foul of a cabal of merchants dead set on modernizing the town's economy and regarding the despised tanners--and Cragg's apparent championship of them--as obstacles to their plan. The murder of a baby is just the e

Sep 29, 2016
Speaking of murder - A Milan Jacovich mystery by Roberts, Les, author. Speaking of murder - A Milan Jacovich mystery

When a celebrity-packed motivational event turns deadly, Cleveland private eye Milan Jacovich (MY-lan YOCK-ovitch) finds himself caught up in the mess. Milan and his associate Kevin "K.O." O'Bannion are hired as extra security for several high-profile inspirational speakers at a convention in downtown Cleveland, where they get off to a rocky start. Each special guest seems more unpleasant than the last--particularly Tommy Triller, the main draw for the weekend, with an ego to match his bank acco

Sep 29, 2016
Stalking ground by Mizushima, Margaret, author. Stalking ground

When Deputy Ken Brody's sweetheart goes missing in the mountains outside Timber Creek, Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo are called to search. But it's mid-October and a dark snow storm is brewing over the high country. And they're already too late. By the time they find her body, the storm has broken and the snow is coming down hard. While Brody hikes down to bring back the forensics team and veterinarian Cole Walker gathers supplies to protect them from the storm, Mattie and Robo find thems

Sep 29, 2016
Stone coffin - a mystery by Eriksson, Kjell, 1953- author. Stone coffin - a mystery

"Shortlisted for the Prize for Best Swedish Crime Novel. On a sunny morning in June, a young woman and her six-year old daughter are run over by a car on the road to Uppsala. Both are killed immediately. Is it an accident, or did someone kill them on purpose? The same morning the husband of the deceased young woman disappears. During the police investigation, it turns out that the husband had recently bought a property in the Dominican Republic, something that nobody knew about. A few days later

Sep 29, 2016
Storm Rising by Schofield, Douglas Storm Rising

Sep 29, 2016
Strange gods - a mystery by Alfieri, Annamaria, author. Strange gods - a mystery

"In early 20th century British East Africa, there are rules for the British and different ones for the Africans. Vera McIntosh, the daughter of Scottish missionaries, doesn't feel she belongs to either group; having grown up in Africa, she is not interested in being the well-bred Scottish woman her mother would like her to be. More than anything she dreams of seeing again the handsome police officer she's danced with. But more grisly circumstances bring Justin Tolliver to her family's home. The

Sep 29, 2016
Sun, sand, murder by Keyse-Walker, John, author. Sun, sand, murder

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

Sep 29, 2016
The Ashtabula hat trick by Roberts, Les, 1937- author. The Ashtabula hat trick

Sep 29, 2016
The Babe Ruth deception by Stewart, David O, author. The Babe Ruth deception

When his 1918 World Series win for the Boston Red Sox is called into question, Babe Ruth turns to Speed Cook, a promoter of Negro baseball who is familiar with the dirty underside of the sport, for help, while Cook's son, a bootlegger, gets involved in an interracial relationship that is as dangerous as a public scandal.

Sep 29, 2016
The Bone Collection - Four Novellas by Reichs, Kathy The Bone Collection - Four Novellas

Sep 29, 2016
The champagne conspiracy - a wine country mystery by Crosby, Ellen, 1953- author. The champagne conspiracy - a wine country mystery

"Winter has come to the Montgomery Estate Vineyard in Atoka, Virginia. Lucie Montgomery and winemaker Quinn Santori have decided to make champagne, a first for the vineyard. But then Gino Tomassi, Quinn's uncle, turns up on their doorstep one afternoon, demanding help in solving the mystery of what happened to Zara Tomassi, the first wife of his grandfather, who died in a San Francisco hotel in 1923 under suspicious circumstances. And it seems there's no coincidence that her death came the day a

Sep 29, 2016
The chocolate bunny brouhaha by Carl, JoAnna, author. The chocolate bunny brouhaha

"From the national bestselling author of The Chocolate Falcon Fraud comes an Easter-candy caper featuring chocolatiers Lee Woodyard and her aunt Nettie, and a killer who's hopping mad... The approach of Easter means a rush of business at TenHuis Chocolade, and Lee and her aunt Nettie need all the help they can get to make their famous chocolate bunnies and eggs. Unfortunately, new hire Bunny Birdsong is a klutzy basket case, dropping everything she picks up. But to Lee's surprise, she's a wiz wi

Sep 29, 2016
The emerald lie - a Jack Taylor novel by Bruen, Ken, author. The emerald lie - a Jack Taylor novel

"Vigilante antihero Jack Taylor, along with his lethal new sidekick Emily and a troublesomely lovable pup named Storm, take on a serial killer with a singular fixation: bad grammar."--

Sep 29, 2016
The fourth figure - a Pieter Van in mystery by Aspe, Pieter, 1953- author. The fourth figure - a Pieter Van in mystery

"Commissioner Pieter Van In must find the link between members of a satanic conspiracy and a young woman's death. A young woman is found dead in the canal outside her Bruges apartment building. But what seems like a clear-cut suicide evolves into something much more complex when Commissioner Pieter Van In uncovers the girl's involvement in a satanic sect. Who is the mysterious Venex, and why does he inspire such devotion from his disciples? Complicating the investigation further, Van In's boss a

Sep 29, 2016
The homeplace - a mystery by Wolf, Kevin, 1951- author. The homeplace - a mystery

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

Sep 29, 2016
The Idol of Mombasa by Alfieri, Annamaria The Idol of Mombasa

Sep 25, 2016
The inheritance - a Charles Lenox mystery by Finch, Charles (Charles B.), author. The inheritance  - a Charles Lenox mystery

"A mysterious bequest of money leads to a murder in this new novel in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series whose last installment The New York Times called "a sterling addition to this well-polished series." Charles Lenox has received a cryptic plea for help from an old Harrow schoolmate, Gerald Leigh, but when he looks into the matter he finds that his friend has suddenly disappeared. As boys they had shared a secret: a bequest from a mysterious benefactor had smoothed Leigh's way in

Sep 29, 2016
The kept woman - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. The kept woman - a novel

It's the most dangerous case of Will Trent's career. He knows this from the moment he sets foot in the abandoned Atlanta warehouse where a body lies on the floor--the body of an ex-cop. Bloody footprints leading away from the scene reveal that another victim, evidently a woman, was carried away ... and has vanished into thin air. And, worst of all, the warehouse belongs to the city's biggest and most high-profile athlete--a local hero protected by the world's most expensive lawyers. A hero marri

Sep 29, 2016
The murder of a queen bee by Lester, Meera. The murder of a queen bee

Sep 29, 2016
The question of the felonious friend - an asperger's mystery by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author. The question of the felonious friend - an asperger's mystery

Sep 29, 2016
The secrets of Wishtide - a Laetitia Rodd mystery by Saunders, Kate, 1960- author. The secrets of Wishtide - a Laetitia Rodd mystery

"Mrs. Laetitia Rodd, aged fifty-two, is the widow of an archdeacon. Living in Hampstead with her confidante and landlady, Mrs. Bentley, who once let rooms to John Keats, Laetitia makes her living as a highly discreet private investigator. Her brother, Frederick Tyson, is a criminal barrister living in the neighboring village of Highgate with his wife and ten children. Frederick finds the cases, and Laetitia solves them using her arch intelligence, her iron discretion, and her immaculate cover as

Sep 29, 2016
The shattered tree - a Bess Crawford mystery by Todd, Charles, author. The shattered tree - a Bess Crawford mystery

"From New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd comes another captivating mystery featuring WWI battlefield nurse Bess Crawford"--

Sep 29, 2016
The white mirror by Hart, Elsa, author. The white mirror

"In the follow-up to Elsa Hart's critically acclaimed debut, Jade Dragon Mountain, Li Du, an imperial librarian and former exile in 18th century China, is now an independent traveler. He is journeying with a trade caravan bound for Lhasa when a detour brings them to a valley hidden between mountain passes. On the icy planks of a wooden bridge, a monk sits in contemplation. Closer inspection reveals that the monk is dead, apparently of a self-inflicted wound. His robes are rent, revealing a stran

Sep 29, 2016
The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Connelly, Michael The Wrong Side of Goodbye

Sep 29, 2016
There Was a Crooked Man by Larsen, K. J. There Was a Crooked Man

Sep 25, 2016
Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd by Bradley, C. Alan, 1938- author. Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd

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

Sep 29, 2016
Time to die by Howard, Alex, author. Time to die

Sep 29, 2016
Transition to murder- a Bobbi Logan crime novel by James, Renee, author Transition to murder- a Bobbi Logan crime novel

"If he had killed me tonight, he'd be sleeping like a baby in an hour. I should be scared by that thought, but mostly I'm angry. Not stomp-your-foot angry. Get even angry. Put a knife in his gut and turn it angry." A beautiful young transwoman is brutally murdered. The media looks on blindly, the police go through the motions, but the victim's hairdresser goes ballistic. Bobbi Logan is so outraged by these events that she commits two bold and courageous acts: She comes out as a transwoman hersel

Sep 25, 2016
Trophy hunt by Box, C. J. Trophy hunt

Local authorities in Twelve Sleep County, Wyoming, are quick to label a rash of animal mutilations as the work of a grizzly bear, but game warden Joe Pickett suspects that something far more sinister is afoot. And when the bodies of two men are found disfigured in the same way, his worst fears are confirmed: a modern-day jack the Ripper is on the loose - and the killings have just begun.

Sep 29, 2016
Turbo Twenty-Three by Evanovich, Janet Turbo Twenty-Three

Sep 29, 2016
Under the midnight sun by Higashino, Keigo, 1958- author. Under the midnight sun

Sep 29, 2016
Unlucky charms by Johnston, Linda O, author. Unlucky charms

Sep 25, 2016
Unwanted - a murder mystery of the gilded age by Young, Andrew (Historian), author. Unwanted - a murder mystery of the gilded age

On the foggy, cold morning of February 1, 1896, a boy came upon what he thought was a pile of clothes. It was soon discovered to be the headless body of a young woman, brutally butchered and discarded. She was found just across the river from one of the largest cities in the country, Cincinnati, Ohio. Soon the authorities, the newspapers, and the public were obsessed with discovering the girl's identity and finding the killer. Historian Andrew Young re-creates late nineteenth- century America, w

Sep 27, 2016
Waking up dead by Williams, Nigel, 1948- author. Waking up dead

"Retired bank manager George Pearmain is, apparently, dead. According to the behavior of everyone around him, it would seem that he is no more. Not only that, but his mother has also passed away too - and on the eve of her 99th year, poor dear. Not only that, it could be that they were both murdered. He feels fine otherwise. As George's family gather for the birthday-celebration-that-never-was, he hovers around the house, watching and listening, entirely unseen. As a result, he makes all

Sep 29, 2016
Whispers beyond the veil by Estevao, Jessica, author. Whispers beyond the veil

"First in a dazzling new historical mystery series featuring Ruby Proulx, a psychic with a questionable past who suddenly finds her future most uncertain ... Canada, 1898. The only life Ruby Proulx has ever known is that of a nomad, traveling across the country with her snake-oil salesman father. She dreams of taking root somewhere, someday, but, until she can, she makes her way by reading tarot cards. Yet she never imagined her own life would take such a turn ... After one of her father's medic

Sep 29, 2016
Winter's child by Coel, Margaret, 1937- author. Winter's child

"Margaret Coel's New York Times bestselling series continues as Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley discover that a centuries-old mystery is tied to a modern-day crime on the Wind River Reservation ... In the midst of a blizzard, Myra and Eldon Little Shield found an abandoned baby on their doorstep and brought her inside. Five years later, no one has come back to claim the little girl now known as Mary Anne Little Shield. But now that she's old enough to start school, her fos

Sep 29, 2016