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'til Dirt Do Us Part by Maxwell, Edith

'til Dirt Do Us Part

Apr 16, 2014
A deadly business - a Mia Quinn mystery by Wiehl, Lis W.

A deadly business - a Mia Quinn mystery

Apr 16, 2014
A Dollhouse to Die For by Price, Cate

A Dollhouse to Die For

Apr 16, 2014
A few drops of blood by Weiss, Jan Merete.

A few drops of blood

Investigating the murders of two men whose bodies were found grotesquely displayed in a garden, Captain Natalia Monte of the Carabiniere is forced to confront her own complicated past while navigating violent elements in Naples' decadent art scene and criminal underworld.

Apr 16, 2014
A killing notion - a magical dressmaking mystery by Bourbon, Melissa.

A killing notion - a magical dressmaking mystery

Apr 16, 2014
A roux of revenge by Archer, Connie.

A roux of revenge

"Snowflake, Vermont, is known for its skiing in winter-- and its soup all year round, thanks to Lucky Jamieson's 'By the Spoonful.' Autumn brings golden leaves, pumpkin rice soup, the annual Harvest Festival... and murder."--P. [4] of cover.

Apr 16, 2014
A second helping of murder by Wenger, Christine Anne, 1952- author.

A second helping of murder

"Trixie Matkowski is warming up to running her family's diner in the small town of Sandy Harbor in upstate New York. But the only thing more demanding than serving up piping-hot comfort food twenty-four hours a day is getting to the bottom of a double homicide.... Trixie fondly remembers summers as a child spent visiting the shores of Lake Ontario. Not much has changed--there are still vinyl booths at the Silver Bullet Diner, families eating home-cooked comfort food, and days of swimming in the

Apr 16, 2014
A taste fur murder by Lyle, Dixie, author.

A taste fur murder

Meet Deirdre "Foxtrot" Lancaster. Trusted employee of eccentric zillionairess Zelda Zoransky, Foxtrot manages a mansion, a private zoo, and anything else that strikes her boss's fancy. Her job title is Administrative Assistant, but chaos handler would be more accurate. Especially after she glimpses a giant ghost-beast in Zelda's pet cemetery. For some strange reason, Foxtrot is seeing animal spirits. And, ready or not, in this mystery from Dixie Lyle, the fur is about to hit the fan. Still reel

Apr 16, 2014
Absolution by murder - a Sister Fidelma mystery by Tremayne, Peter.

Absolution by murder - a Sister Fidelma mystery

In a new entry in a mystery series set in medieval England, a whodunit set in seventh-century Ireland finds young Sister Fidelma of Kildare searching for the killer of a renowned Celtic abbess at a Church convocation.

Apr 16, 2014
All Day and a Night by Burke, Alafair

All Day and a Night

Apr 16, 2014
All the Things You Are by Hughes, Declan

All the Things You Are

Apr 16, 2014
All things murder by Quigley, Jeanne.

All things murder

"Synopsis:Emmy-winning actress Veronica Walsh is accustomed to role-playing. Over her thirty-two-year career on the soap opera Days and Nights, her character has been a businesswoman, wife (multiple times), mother, prison inmate, and fugitive. None of that prepared her for the role of a real-life sleuth.When Veronica cannot land a new part after the soap's cancellation, she returns to her Adirondack hometown for what she hopes is a temporary visit. No sooner does she arrive than Veronica finds h

Apr 16, 2014
Aloha betrayed - a novel by Bain, Donald, 1935- author.

Aloha betrayed - a novel

"New in the USA Today bestselling series--Jessica Fletcher finds herself in a tropical paradise where 'aloha' means both hello and goodbye. But sometimes, the goodbye is permanent. Jessica is on the Hawaiian island of Maui, giving a lecture at Maui College on community involvement in police investigations--a subject she knows well. Her co-lecturer is legendary retired detective Mike Kane, a behemoth of a man who shares his love of Hawaiian lore, legends and culture with Jessica. Sadly, all the t

Apr 16, 2014
American Jukebox - A Photographic Journey by Ison, Graham

American Jukebox - A Photographic Journey

Apr 12, 2014
Any other name - a Longmire mystery by Johnson, Craig, 1961- author.

Any other name - a Longmire mystery

"Sheriff Walt Longmire had already rounded up a sizable posse of devoted readers when the A&E television series Longmire sent the Wyoming lawman's popularity skyrocketing. Now, with three consecutive New York Times bestsellers to his name and the second season of Longmire reaching an average of 5.4 million viewers per episode, Craig Johnson is reaching a fan base that is both fiercely loyal and ever growing. In Any Other Name, Walt is sinking into high-plains winter discontent when his former bo

Apr 12, 2014
Bloom and doom by Allen, Beverly.

Bloom and doom

"As the co-owner of the Rose in Bloom, Audrey Bloom creates magnificent flower arrangements for brides to be. Though helping to plan a wedding can be stressful, it's nothing compared to the groom turning up dead"--Back cover.

Apr 16, 2014
Body copy by Craven, Michael.

Body copy

Apr 16, 2014
Body Slam by Burns, Rex

Body Slam

Apr 16, 2014
Bone Dust White by Salvalaggio, Karin, author.

Bone Dust White

"Someone is knocking at the door to Grace Adams' house, and he won't stop. Grace thinks she knows who it is, but when she goes to her second floor window for a look she sees a woman she doesn't recognize. The woman isn't alone for long before a man emerges from the dark of the surrounding woods, stabs her, and leaves her for dead. Trying to help, Grace goes to the woman and is shocked to find that it's her mother Leanne--a woman who abandoned her 11 years before. There's nothing she can do, and

Apr 16, 2014
Booty bones / A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery by Haines, Carolyn.

Booty bones / A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

"Sarah Booth Delaney's fiance, Graf Milieu, has become depressed while recovering from a severe leg injury, but Sarah Booth knows just how to help him heal. She's arranged a romantic getaway for the two of them at a lovely beach cottage on Dauphin Islandoff the Gulf Coast. On the first day of their island adventure, they take a historical tour led by Angela Trotter, a young woman well-versed in local lore, including rumors of pirate treasure hidden somewhere on the island. In fact, Angela confid

Apr 16, 2014
Broken trust - a Nora Abbott mystery by Baker, Shannon, 1960-

Broken trust - a Nora Abbott mystery

"Troubled Nora Abbott moves to Colorado and takes a job with an environmental trust, but her predecessor soon turns up dead"--

Apr 16, 2014
Brooklyn graves - an Erica Donato mystery by Stein, Triss.

Brooklyn graves - an Erica Donato mystery

A brutally murdered family man without an enemy in the world. A box full of charming letters home, written a century ago by an unknown female worker at the famed Tiffany studios. Historic Green-Wood cemetery, where a decrepit mausoleum with stunning stained glass windows is now off limits. Suddenly, all of this is part of Erica Donato's life.

Apr 16, 2014
By its cover by Leon, Donna.

By its cover

One afternoon, Commissario Guido Brunetti gets a frantic call from the director of a prestigious Venetian library. Someone has stolen pages out of several rare books. After a round of questioning, the case seems clear: the culprit must be the man who requested the volumes, an American professor from a Kansas university. The only problem--the man fled the library earlier that day, and after checking his credentials, the American professor doesn't exist. As the investigation proceeds, the suspects

Apr 16, 2014
Catnapped! - a dead-end job mystery by Viets, Elaine, 1950-

Catnapped! - a dead-end job mystery

Apr 16, 2014
Child's play by Carter, Maureen, author.

Child's play

Apr 16, 2014
Children of the revolution - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950-

Children of the revolution - an Inspector Banks novel

"A disgraced college lecturer is found murdered on a disused railway line near his home. He has 5,000 euros in his pocket, yet in the four years since his dismissal has been living a poverty-stricken and hermit-like existence. There are many suspects, mostly at the college where he used to teach, but Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks, much to the chagrin of his boss, soon becomes fixated on Lady Veronica Chalmers, who appears to have links with the victim going back to the early 1970s at the

Apr 16, 2014
Chip off the ice block murder - a Shay O'Hanlon caper by Chandler, Jessie.

Chip off the ice block murder - a Shay O'Hanlon caper

Apr 16, 2014
Circles in the Snow - a Bo Tully mystery by McManus, Patrick F.

Circles in the Snow - a Bo Tully mystery

"Bo Tully, sheriff of Blight County, Idaho, has dealt with small-town crime throughout his long, storied career. Now, contemplating retirement after years on the job, Tully is faced with perhaps his most perplexing case yet. When area bald eagles start getting picked off by a ghost-like killer, and when a prominent local rancher is murdered by an arrow with eagle fletching, things gets complicated fast. In this fast-paced whodunit, Tully has a vast array of suspects to chose from-including the r

Apr 16, 2014
Classic in the pits by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic in the pits

Apr 16, 2014
Close Knit Killer by Sefton, Maggie

Close Knit Killer

Apr 16, 2014
Dakota by Florio, Gwen, 1955-


Former foreign correspondent Lola Wicks is getting a little bored in Magpie, Montana, where she landed at a small local newspaper after being downsized from her job in Kabul. Then Judith Calf Looking, a local Blackfeet girl missing for several months, turns up dead in a snowbank with a mysterious brand on her forearm. The sheriff - whose romantic relationship with Lola provides Magpie with its most delicious gossip in years - thinks Judith probably froze to death while hitch-hiking back to the r

Apr 16, 2014
Dante's poison - a Mark Angelotti novel by Raimondo, Lynne, 1957-

Dante's poison - a Mark Angelotti novel

"Blind psychiatrist Mark Angelotti has just enrolled in a drug trial that holds out hope of restoring his eyesight when he is enlisted to act as an expert witness in a case that is rocking the Chicago legal community"--

Apr 16, 2014
Dark Angel by Jungstedt, Mari/ Nunnally, Tiina (TRN)

Dark Angel

Apr 16, 2014
Deadliest of sins - a novel of suspense by Bissell, Sallie.

Deadliest of sins - a novel of suspense

"Mary Crow's new job as western North Carolina's special legal counsel leads her to a string of possible homophobic hate crimes tied to an extreme preacher as well as a boy searching for his missing sister" --

Apr 16, 2014
Deal killer by Doudera, Vicki, 1961-

Deal killer

"Darby arrives in Manhattan for a much-anticipated visit with Miles Porter--and to find a dream property for her client Hideki Kobayashi--only to learn that Miles is a suspect in a murder investigation. Russian businessman Alec Rodin was stabbed to death near Miles' office after a public confrontation between the two men. It doesn't help matters that Miles and Rodin's fiance´e live in the same ritzy apartment building. Darby and Miles set out to find the killer. It seems that everyone connected

Apr 16, 2014
Death by the book by Deering, Julianna.

Death by the book

"In the summer of 1932, when the family lawyer is murdered and discovered with an unusual clue, Drew Farthering and Madeline Parker need to solve the case before the hatpin murderer strikes again in the English village of Farthering St. John"--

Apr 16, 2014
Death come quickly by Albert, Susan Wittig.

Death come quickly

"When China's and Ruby's friend Karen Prior is mugged in a mall parking lot and dies a few days later, China begins to suspect that her friend's death was not a random assault. Karen was a filmmaker supervising a student documentary about the fifteen-year-old murder of a woman named Christine Morris and the acquittal of the man accused of the crime. Is it possible that the same person who killed Christine Morris targeted Karen? Delving into the cold case, China learns the motive for the first mu

Apr 16, 2014
Death of a Mad Hatter by Mckinlay, Jenn

Death of a Mad Hatter

Apr 16, 2014
Death on Blackheath - a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel by Perry, Anne.

Death on Blackheath - a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel

Investigating evidence of a violent struggle at the home of Ministry of Defense member Dudley Kynaston, Pitt and the Special Branch discover the brutally murdered body of a young woman before realizing that Kynaston is not who he appears to be.

Apr 16, 2014
Death on Eat Street by Cook, J. J.

Death on Eat Street

"When she's once again passed over for a promotion at work, Zoe decides to take the big leap and go for her dream. She quits, gives up her fancy digs, and buys a fixer-upper diner in a shady part of town. To keep above water during the renovation, she buys a used food truck to serve the downtown and waterfront of Mobile, Alabama. Zoe starts to dish out classic Southern food--but her specialty is her deep-fried biscuit bowls that blow traditional bread bowls away. After a promising start, things

Apr 16, 2014
Death on the rocks - a John Rawlings mystery by Lake, Deryn, author.

Death on the rocks - a John Rawlings mystery

Apothecary John Rawlings is intrigued when a letter arrives asking him to investigate an impostor claiming to be the long-lost step-son of a wealthy Bristol merchant in possession of his dead wife's diamond inheritance. John Rawlings' father, Sir Gabriel Kent joins him on the trip to take the healing waters at Hotwell where they socialize with the cre`me of Bristol society. But Rawlings is compelled to try and solve the mystery and so he must trawl through the underbelly of eighteenth-century so

Apr 16, 2014
Death runs adrift by MacInerney, Karen, 1970-

Death runs adrift

Apr 16, 2014
Death Stalks Door County - A Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery by Skalka, Patricia

Death Stalks Door County - A Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery

Apr 16, 2014
Death's dark shadow - a DCI Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author.

Death's dark shadow - a DCI Paniatowski mystery

Before she can even begin to track down the killer of the old woman dumped on the lonely canalside, Monika Paniatowski needs to find out who she is--but no one seems to know.

Apr 16, 2014
Demons walk among us by Hicks, Jonathan Phillip, author.

Demons walk among us

Apr 16, 2014
Denial of Murder - A Harry Vicary Police Procedural by Turnbull, Peter

Denial of Murder - A Harry Vicary Police Procedural

Apr 16, 2014
Destroyer angel by Barr, Nevada, author.

Destroyer angel

After a summer fighting wildfire, park ranger Anna Pigeon is enjoying a weekend away camping in Minnesota's National Park with her girlfriends. Leah Hendricks is the genius behind a high-end sports gear manufacturer and Heath Jarrod has volunteered to test out some of the equipment. But when they encounter a band of violent kidnappers little do they realise that their ultimate challenge will be to stay alive.

Apr 16, 2014
Dime if I know - a Cleopatra Jones mystery by Toussaint, Maggie.

Dime if I know - a Cleopatra Jones mystery

Apr 16, 2014
Distortion by Blackstock, Terri, 1957-


When Juliet Cole's husband of 15 years is murdered before her eyes, she thinks it was a random shooting. Devastated and traumatized, she answers hours of questioning, then returns home to break the tragic news to her boys. But a threatening voicemail takes this from a random shooting to a planned, deliberate attack. Juliet realizes that she and her children are in danger too, unless she meets the killer's demands.

Apr 16, 2014
Doing it at the Dixie Dew - a mystery by Moose, Ruth.

Doing it at the Dixie Dew - a mystery

"Beth McKenzie's attempt to turn an old Southern mansion into a Bed and Breakfast called The Dixie Dew is thwarted when her first guest is found dead in bed. Murdered, it turns out. Three days later a young priest who looks better in tennis whites than clerick black, is found strangled in his chapel. The whole town of Littleboro is abuzz, and Ossie Delbardo, the town cop whose job heretofore mainly involved controlling football traffic on Friday nights, is not cut out to solve the murders. With

Apr 16, 2014
Don't look for me - an Amos Walker novel by Estleman, Loren D.

Don't look for me - an Amos Walker novel

"Amos Walker doesn't mean to walk into trouble. But sometimes it finds him, regardless. The missing woman has left a handwritten note that said, "Don't look for me." Any P.I. would take that as a challenge, especially when he found out that she'd left the same message once before, when having an illicit affair. But this time it's different. The trail leads Walker to an herbal remedies store, where the beautiful young clerk knows nothing about the dead body in the basement . . . or about any ille

Apr 16, 2014
Double dip by Archer, Gretchen

Double dip

Things are dicey at work. A personal assistant goes missing, a little old lady goes on a suspicious winning streak, and a Bellissimo executive goes gaga for Davis Way. She follows a disappearing slot-tournament player trail to the So Help Me God Pentecostal Church in Beehive, Alabama, then jumps headlong into a high stakes holy scandal. She's on a losing streak at home, too. Her days, nights, and dinners run together, as Davis juggles a revolving door of uninvited guests, namely her rotten ex-e

Apr 16, 2014
Double whammy - a Davis Way crime caper by Archer, Gretchen, author.

Double whammy - a Davis Way crime caper

Davis Way thinks she's hit the jackpot when she lands a job as the fifth wheel on an elite security team at the fabulous Bellissimo Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. But once there, she runs straight into her ex-ex husband, a rigged slot machine, her evil twin, and a trail of dead bodies. Davis learns the truth and it does not set her free- in fact, it lands her in the pokey. Buried under a mistaken identity, unable to seek help from her family, her hot streak runs cold until her landlor

Apr 16, 2014
Dying for attention by Shannon, James T.

Dying for attention

"Dying for Attention is a taut, involving mystery. Matthew "Chug" O'Malley, a former Boston columnist and television personality, only takes the substitute teacher job at nearby Prescott High so he can write a book about a year in a typical high school. But within a very short time, four of his students are shooting at him, an auburn-haired, green-eyed senior is trying to seduce him, and then the real trouble begins. First one student dies. Then a second. Next, a staff member is savagely axed to

Apr 16, 2014
Elizabeth Is Missing by Healey, Emma

Elizabeth Is Missing

Apr 16, 2014
Every hidden fear - a Skeet Bannion mystery by Rodriguez, Linda.

Every hidden fear - a Skeet Bannion mystery

"Skeet's Cherokee grandmother has come to live with her and her teenage ward Brian, and Skeet is still trying to adjust to the change while also keeping the peace on the local college campus. Then Ash Mowbray, a bad boy from the wrong side of the tracks,comes back to Brewster as a wealthy developer, pushing plans to build a shopping mall on the outskirts of town that will destroy the town square businesses. The town council is split on his proposal, and emotions are running high. Mowbray makes t

Apr 16, 2014
Face Value - A Rachel Gold Mystery by Kahn, Michael

Face Value - A Rachel Gold Mystery

Apr 16, 2014
Fatal enquiry by Thomas, Will, 1958-

Fatal enquiry

"Brimming with wit, atmosphere, and unforgettable characters, FATAL ENQUIRY reintroduces private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant, Thomas Llewellyn, and their unforgettable world of Victorian London. Some years ago, Cyrus Barker matched wits with Sebastian Nightwine, an aristocrat and sociopath, and in exposing his evil, sent Nightwine fleeing to hide from justice somewhere in the far corners of the earth. The last thing Barker ever expected was to encounter Nightwine again--but the

Apr 16, 2014
Fatal Harbor - A Lewis Cole Mystery by Dubois, Brendan

Fatal Harbor - A Lewis Cole Mystery

Apr 16, 2014
Festival in Prior's Ford by Hood, Evelyn, author.

Festival in Prior's Ford

Apr 16, 2014
Fleur de lies - a passport to peril mystery by Hunter, Maddy.

Fleur de lies - a passport to peril mystery

Apr 16, 2014
For the love of Parvati by Oleksiw, Susan.

For the love of Parvati

Apr 16, 2014
Game for Five by Malvaldi, Marco/ Curtis, Howard (TRN)

Game for Five

Apr 16, 2014
Ghost of a gamble by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952-, author.

Ghost of a gamble

Emma and Granny Apples hit the road for Las Vegas to help out Dolly, a former showgirl who is being haunted by a dead Vegas hood named Lenny. Lenny is concerned that an aging mobster named Nemo is coming after Dolly. But when Nemo winds up dead and Dolly goes missing, Emma and Granny find themselves investigating a casino heist gone bad, a stash of hidden loot, and a missing wiseguy who's not letting death stand between him and setting things straight.

Apr 16, 2014
Gregory's Game - A Naomi Blake British Mystery by Adams, Jane A.

Gregory's Game - A Naomi Blake British Mystery

Apr 16, 2014
Heaven's prisoners by Burke, James Lee, 1936-

Heaven's prisoners

Ex-detective Dave Robicheaux becomes caught up in a mysterious conspiracy after he rescues a child from a plane crash in the Gulf near New Orleans, and the body of one of the crash victims disappears.

Apr 16, 2014
Hell to pay by Disher, Garry.

Hell to pay

Apr 16, 2014
Hell With the Lid Blown Off by Casey, Donis

Hell With the Lid Blown Off

Apr 16, 2014
How to paint a cat by Hale, Rebecca M., author.

How to paint a cat

Aided by cats Rupert and Isabella, a woman investigates her Uncle Oscar's disappearance in San Francisco, hoping it has nothing to do with a murdered intern at City Hall.

Apr 16, 2014
I remember you - a ghost story by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

I remember you - a ghost story

"International superstar Yrsa Sigurdardottir has captivated the attention of readers around the world with her mystery series featuring attorney Thora Gudmundsdottir. Now, Yrsa will stun readers once again with this out-of-this-world ghost story that will leave you shivering. In an isolated village in the Icelandic Westfjords, three friends set to work renovating a rundown house. But soon, they realize they are not as alone as they thought. Something wants them to leave, and it's making its pres

Apr 16, 2014
I've got you under my skin by Clark, Mary Higgins, author.

I've got you under my skin

Five years after her husband's murder, Laurie Moran, an award-winning TV producer and single mother, starts filming a new "cold case" series in which four women involved in the unsolved murder of a wealthy Westchester matron reunite to recreate the scene of the crime -- along with the real killer.

Apr 16, 2014
Iced to death by Cochran, Peg, author

Iced to death

After a handsome bar owner, and apple of her sister's eye, becomes a murder suspect, it is up to Gigi Fitzgerald to catch the real killer.

Apr 16, 2014
In a Dry Season - A Novel of Suspense by Robinson, Peter

In a Dry Season - A Novel of Suspense

Apr 16, 2014
In search of murder by Jeffries, Roderic, 1926- author.

In search of murder

Inspector Alvarez is rudely awakened from his afternoon siesta by a phone call reporting the death of one Senor Picare. On arrival at the Picare villa, it seems his grieving widow is passed out in bed and the housekeeper, Rosali´a, is the one dealing with the police and comforting the young maid, Marta, who is devastated by the death of her employer.

Apr 16, 2014
Jailhouse glock by Lipperman, Liz, 1947-

Jailhouse glock

Apr 16, 2014
Just murdered - a dead-end job mystery by Viets, Elaine, 1950-

Just murdered - a dead-end job mystery

Helen takes a job at an upscale bridal salon. When a rich, obnoxious mother-of-the-bride is killed, Helen's fingerprints are found on the muder weapon -- a wedding dress.

Apr 16, 2014
Killer physique - a Savannah Reid mystery by McKevett, G. A.

Killer physique - a Savannah Reid mystery

"Plus-sized P.I. Savannah Reid gets a taste of the high life when she attends a Hollywood premiere on the arm of husband Dirk Coulter. Savannah may be a newlywed, but even she gets weak in the knees when she meets celebrity athlete-turned-movie-star Jason Tyrone. So imagine how she feels when the star's rock-hard body is found rock-hard dead... Some guys have everything. With his stunning looks and dazzling charm, Jason Tyrone is America's favorite new action hero. Make that was. Once so spectac

Apr 16, 2014
Land of Shadows by Hall, Rachel Howzell

Land of Shadows

Apr 16, 2014
Last Licks by Donally, Claire

Last Licks

Apr 16, 2014
Madness in miniature - a miniature mystery by Grace, Margaret, 1937-

Madness in miniature - a miniature mystery

When an earthquake and murder occur on the opening day of a new chain craft store, Gerry Porter and her granddaughter Maddie work to help the police find the killer.

Apr 16, 2014
Murder at Cape Three Points by Quartey, Kwei J.

Murder at Cape Three Points

"At Cape Three Points on the beautiful Ghanaian coast, a canoe washes up at an oil rig site. The two bodies in the canoe--who turn out to be a prominent, wealthy, middle-aged married couple--have obviously been murdered; the way Mr. Smith-Aidoo has been gruesomely decapitated suggests the killer was trying to send a specific message--but what, and to whom, is a mystery. The Smith-Aidoos, pillars in their community, are mourned by everyone, but especially by their niece Sapphire, a successful ped

Apr 16, 2014
Murder at Hatfield House - an Elizabethan mystery by Carmack, Amanda.

Murder at Hatfield House - an Elizabethan mystery

1558. Kate Haywood, a simple musician in the employ of a princess, will find herself involved in games of crowns as she sets out to solve the murder of the queen's envoy.

Apr 16, 2014
Murder at Honeychurch Hall - a mystery by Dennison, Hannah.

Murder at Honeychurch Hall - a mystery

"Former TV celebrity host Kat Stanford is just days away from starting her dream antique business with her newly widowed mother Iris when she gets a huge shock. Iris has recklessly purchased a dilapidated carriage house, on an isolated country estate, Honeychurch Hall, several hundred miles from London. When Kat arrives at the house, she discovers that Iris has yet another surprise in store. Iris has been writing in secret for years and reluctantly reveals that she's actually Krystalle Storm, th

Apr 16, 2014
Murder at Mullings by Cannell, Dorothy, author.

Murder at Mullings

In its 300-year history, there has never once been a scandal at Mullings, ancestral home of the decent but dull Stodmarsh family. Until, that is, Edward Stodmarsh makes an ill-advised second marriage to the scheming Regina Stapleton, who insists on bringing her family's 'ornamental hermit' to live on the estate. Suddenly everyone wants to visit Mullings to glimpse this mysterious figure. Strange but harmless, thinks Florence Norris, the family's longstanding housekeeper. But events take a sinist

Apr 16, 2014
Murder at the breakers by Maxwell, Alyssa.

Murder at the breakers

"As the nineteenth century comes to a close, the illustrious Vanderbilt family dominates Newport, Rhode Island, high society. But when murder darkens a glittering affair at the Vanderbilt summer home, reporter Emma Cross learns that sometimes the actions of the cream of society can curdle one's blood..."--P. [4] of cover.

Apr 16, 2014
Murder at Westminster Abbey by Carmack, Amanda.

Murder at Westminster Abbey

"Life at the center of the new royal court is abuzz with ambition and gossip--very different from the quiet countryside, where Kate served Elizabeth during her exile. Making her way among the courtiers who vie for the new queen's favor, Kate befriends Lady Mary Everley. Mary is very close to Elizabeth. With their red hair and pale skin, they even resemble each other--which makes Mary's murder all the more chilling. The celebrations go on despite the pall cast over them. But when another redhead

Apr 16, 2014
Murder Gone A-Rye by Parra, Nancy J.

Murder Gone A-Rye

Apr 16, 2014
Murder in merino - a seaside knitters mystery by Goldenbaum, Sally.

Murder in merino - a seaside knitters mystery

Apr 16, 2014
Murder in the telephone exchange by Wright, June, 1919-2012.

Murder in the telephone exchange

"A mystery novel set in Melbourne's Central Telephone Exchange in the late 1940s"--

Apr 16, 2014
Murder on Bamboo Lane by Hirahara, Naomi, 1962-

Murder on Bamboo Lane

"Bike cop Ellie Rush dreams of becoming a homicide detective, but it's still a shock when the first dead body she encounters on the job is that of a former college classmate. At the behest of her Aunt Cheryl, the highest-ranking Asian-American officer in the LAPD (a source of pride for Ellie's grandmother, but annoyance to her mom), Ellie becomes tangled in the investigation of the coed's murder--with equal parts help and hindrance from her nosy best friend, her over-involved ex-boyfriend, a smo

Apr 16, 2014
Murder on Bank Street - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

Murder on Bank Street - a gaslight mystery

Malloy takes up the unsolved murder of Dr. Brandt, but the shocking revelations he uncovers may destroy Sarah-- and Malloy's hope for any future with her.

Apr 16, 2014
Murder on Insel Poel by Nelson, D. L., 1942-

Murder on Insel Poel

Apr 16, 2014
Murder on St. Mark's Place by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

Murder on St. Mark's Place

Sarah Brandt, a midwife in turn-of-the-century New York City, turns to Sergeant Frank Malloy for help in finding the person who killed Gerda, a beautiful German immigrant who had fallen into the life of a "Charity Girl," one who traded her favors for lavish gifts and entertainment.

Apr 16, 2014
Murder on the hoof - a mystery by O'Sullivan, Kathryn.

Murder on the hoof - a mystery

"It's mid-August in the Outer Banks village of Corolla and Fire Chief Colleen McCabe is conducting rookie training and spending increasingly more time with her best friend, Sheriff Bill Dorman. The wild horses have been relocated to the sanctuary, and the town is occupied with the upcoming local theatre production. All is right with the world. But when a member of the acting troupe is found dead in the dunes after an emergency training exercise and Bill's ex-fiance´ arrives in town, Colleen know

Apr 16, 2014
Murder simply brewed by Chapman, Vannetta.

Murder simply brewed

When coffee shop manager Ethan Gray is murdered in Middlebury's Amish Artisan Village, two women from different walks of life must join together to solve the mystery.

Apr 16, 2014
Murder, Simply Stitched by Alan, Isabella

Murder, Simply Stitched

Apr 16, 2014
Murderous matrimony by Lavene, Joyce, author.

Murderous matrimony

Two stories in one book. In the novella Perilous Pranks, Jessie Morton's practical joke makes her a suspect in the murder of Wanda Le Fey. Now Wanda's blue ghost is haunting Jessie to find her killer. In Murderous Matrimony, it's two weeks to Jessie's wedding to Chase Manhattan, and she not only has to deal with Wanda's ghost and disapproving in-laws-to-be, but a murder in her new Arts and Crafts Museum.

Apr 16, 2014
Music of Ghosts - a novel of suspense by Bissell, Sallie.

Music of Ghosts - a novel of suspense

When the daughter of North Carolina's former governor is murdered deep in the Appalachian woods and her body mutilated with disturbing symbols, attorney Mary Crow is sought after by the case's prime suspect to help clear his name.

Apr 16, 2014
Mystery Writers of America presents ice cold - tales of intrigue from the Cold War by

Mystery Writers of America presents ice cold - tales of intrigue from the Cold War

Apr 16, 2014
Nursing homes are murder - a Paul Jacobson geezer-lit mystery by Befeler, Mike.

Nursing homes are murder - a Paul Jacobson geezer-lit mystery

Apr 16, 2014
Poisoned ground - a Rachel Goddard mystery by Parshall, Sandra.

Poisoned ground - a Rachel Goddard mystery

"When a powerful development company sets its sights on Mason Country, Virginia, as the location for a sprawling resort for the rich, the locals begin taking sides. Many residents see the resort as economic salvation for the small Blue Ridge Mountains community, while others fear the county will become financially dependent on a predatory company. Few oppose the development more vocally than veterinarian Rachel Goddard. She sides with locals reluctant to sell their land and, in the process, comp

Apr 16, 2014
Red Man down by Gunn, Elizabeth, 1927- author.

Red Man down

Sarah Burke's Saturday off is interrupted when she is called to a shooting. When the criminal turns out to be ex-cop Red Man Ed Lacey, Sarah is shocked. As Sarah and her team investigate why he might have wanted a cop to shoot him, it quickly becomes clear that Ed's death isn't the only one where all is not as it seems. But the more they investigate, the more obstacles they encounter, particularly from Ed's family.

Apr 16, 2014
Reunion with death by Connolly, Sheila.

Reunion with death

"Laura Shumway couldn't say why she'd agreed to go on the class reunion trip to Italy. Maybe it was to take stock of her life, or maybe it was just to catch up with old friends, take in the sights, and relax in the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Either way, she knew she'd discover a lot on the trip, about both herself and her former classmates. What she didn't expect to discover was the dead body of esteemed professor Anthony Gilbert. Gilbert had had a long and illustrious career at the college.

Apr 13, 2014
Rules of murder by Deering, Julianna.

Rules of murder

"In this cozy mystery set in the early 1930s English countryside, a party at Drew Farthering's country estate proves deadly, Farthering and a clever debutante guest try to catch the killer before he claims another victim"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 16, 2014
Shrink rap by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010.

Shrink rap

Boston private detective Sunny Randall agrees to protect a touring writer from her abusive ex-husband, but she quickly learns that the stalker in question is much more sophisticated, intelligent, and potentially deadly than most.

Apr 16, 2014
Sidney Chambers and the problem of evil by Runcie, James, 1959-

Sidney Chambers and the problem of evil

"Our favorite clerical detective is back with four longer mysteries in which Canon Sidney Chambers attempts to stop a serial killer with a grievance against the clergy; investigates the disappearance of a famous painting after a distracting display of nudity by a French girl in an art gallery; uncovers the fact that an "accidental" drowning on a film shoot may have been something more sinister; and discovers the reasons behind the theft of a baby from a hospital just before Christmas 1963. In t

Apr 16, 2014
Singapore Noir by Tan, Cheryl Lu-Lien (EDT)

Singapore Noir

Apr 16, 2014
Small Plates - Short Fiction by Page, Katherine Hall

Small Plates - Short Fiction

Apr 16, 2014
Southern heat by Burnsworth, David.

Southern heat

"Gunshots echo down an antebellum Charleston alley. Brack Pelton, an ex-racecar driver and Afghanistan War veteran, witnesses the murder of his uncle, Reggie Sails. Darcy Wells, the pretty Palmetto Pulse reporter, investigates Reggie's murder and targets Brack. The sole heir of his uncle's estate, Brack receives a rundown bar called the Pirate's Cove, a rotting beach house, and one hundred acres of preserved and valuable wetland along the Ashley River. A member of Charleston's wealthiest and old

Apr 16, 2014
Spinning in her grave by MacRae, Molly, author.

Spinning in her grave

Kath Rutledge is settling in as the owner of the Weaver's Cat, a fiber and fabric shop in Blue Plum, Tennessee. But nothing, not even the ghost haunting her shop, prepares her for the mystery that will leave the whole town spinning.

Apr 16, 2014
Stolen Remains - A Lady of Ashes Mystery by Trent, Christine

Stolen Remains - A Lady of Ashes Mystery

Apr 16, 2014
Strongwood - a crime dossier by Millett, Larry, 1947-

Strongwood - a crime dossier

" The place is Minneapolis, the year is 1903, and Michael Masterson has fallen in love, or so he claims, with Addie Strongwood, a beautiful working-class girl with an interesting past and a mind of her own. But their promising relationship quickly begins to disintegrate before reaching a violent conclusion. Amid allegations of seduction, rape, and blackmail, Michael is shot dead and Addie goes on trial for first-degree murder. As the case unfolds in a welter of conflicting evidence and surprise

Apr 16, 2014
Sugar and iced by McKinlay, Jenn, author.

Sugar and iced

Normally Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura wouldn't be caught dead at a beauty pageant, but when Mel's mom asks them to provide cupcakes for the seventy-fifth annual Sweet Tiara contest as a favor for her best friend, they can't say no. Plus between cooking up a daily display for the three-day event and sponsoring a cupcake creation challenge for the participants, Fairy Tale Cupcakes will get great publicity. But the world of pageants is even hotter than Mel's kitchen. A high-strung judge and a p

Apr 16, 2014
The Alpine yeoman - an Emma Lord mystery by Daheim, Mary, author.

The Alpine yeoman - an Emma Lord mystery

"An ill wind blows through Alpine, but Advocate publisher Emma Lord and Sheriff Milo Dodge seem immune to the prevailing angst. The newlyweds' domestic idyll is most definitely over when a dead man is discovered near the fish hatchery and nobody has a clue as to his identity. Vida Runkel may have insight, but Emma's redoubtable House & Home editor is mad at the world and saying little. Moreover, whispers of scandal travel through the quaint streets when some high school girls mysteriously take a

Apr 16, 2014
The Baklava Club by Goodwin, Jason, 1964-

The Baklava Club

"Inspector Yashim must search for an Polish prince who has been taken hostage by an Italian revolutionary cell"--

Apr 16, 2014
The Blackwoods Farm enquiry by Purser, Ann.

The Blackwoods Farm enquiry

Interested in penning her memoirs, Ivy Beasley decides to take a creative writing course. But it's hard to find time to put pen to paper when this current chapter is so full of lies, jealousy and murder... Rumors are flying around the village of Barrington about Mrs. Winchen Blatch, a reclusive widow living alone in her old farmhouse. In the past few weeks, the widow claims she has been tormented by ghostly visitations, so she hires Ivy and her fellow investigators at Enquire Within to get to th

Apr 16, 2014
The Body in Bodega Bay by Draine, Betsy/ Hinden, Michael

The Body in Bodega Bay

Apr 16, 2014
The Bones Beneath - A Tom Thorne Novel by Billingham, Mark

The Bones Beneath - A Tom Thorne Novel

Apr 16, 2014
The book stops here - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951-

The book stops here - a bibliophile mystery

"Brooklyn Wainwright is thrilled to be appearing on the San Francisco edition of the hit TV show This Old Attic as a rare-book expert and appraiser. Her first subject is a very valuable first-edition copy of the classic children's story The Secret Garden,which is owned by a flower vendor named Vera. Once she hears what her book is worth, Vera is eager to have Brooklyn recondition it for resale. But after the episode airs, a furious man storms onto the set, claiming that Vera found the first edit

Apr 16, 2014
The breakfast club murder by Crespi, Camilla T.

The breakfast club murder

"The Breakfast Club Murder is a fun, food-filled mystery with a rich and diverse cast of oddball characters to keep the reader laughing, crying, and guessing who the killer is. In Hawthorne Park, Connecticut, Lori Corvino doesn't waste time licking her wounds after her ex-husband Rob remarries. She has an unhappy thirteen-year-old daughter to deal with, an invasive vegan mother to keep at bay, and a catering career to bring back to life. Then her ex's new wife is murdered not far from where Lori

Apr 16, 2014
The coal black asphalt tomb by Handler, David, 1952-

The coal black asphalt tomb

"The historic New England village of Dorset has actually elected a living, breathing woman as its First Selectman. And now she's about to undertake the Historic District's biggest public works project in a generation--the widening and re-grading of Dorset Street. The job has needed doing for ages but the previous First Selectman, Bob Paffin, always opposed it. So did a lot of Dorset's blue-blooded old guard. The long put-off dig uncovers a body buried underneath the pavement in front of the Cong

Apr 16, 2014
The color of light - a Maggie MacGowen mystery by Hornsby, Wendy.

The color of light - a Maggie MacGowen mystery

Filmmaker Maggie MacGowen learns the hard way that going home again can be deadly. While clearing out her late father's desk, maggie discovers that he had locked away potential evidence in a brutal unsolved murder thirty years earlier that rocked the close-knit community where she grew up. When she begins to ask questions of family and old friends it quickly becomes clear that there are people in that seemingly tranquil university town who will go to lethal lengths to prevent the truth from co

Apr 16, 2014
The Corsican caper - a novel by Mayle, Peter.

The Corsican caper - a novel

"The beloved author at his effervescent best: his master sleuth, Sam Levitt, eating, drinking, and romancing his way through the South of France-even as he investigates a case of deadly intrigue among the Riviera's jet set. Billionaire Francis Reboul istaking in the view at his coastal estate, awaiting the arrival of vacationing friends Sam Levitt and Elena Morales, when he spies a massive yacht whose passengers seem a little too interested in his property. The yacht belongs to rapacious, unscr

Apr 12, 2014
The Dark Palace by Morris, R. N.

The Dark Palace

Apr 12, 2014
The Death of Lucy Kyte - A New Mystery Featuring Josephine Tey by Upson, Nicola

The Death of Lucy Kyte - A New Mystery Featuring Josephine Tey

Apr 16, 2014
The Detective & the Pipe Girl - A Mystery by Craven, Michael

The Detective & the Pipe Girl - A Mystery

Apr 16, 2014
The detective by Hunt, James Patrick, 1964-

The detective

"Chicago, 1979. The city has just experienced one of the worst snowstorms in decades. Public transportation is shut down ; garbage is piling up, uncollected; cars remain entombed in snowdrifts. In the midst of this, five people are shot and killed at a train stop. David Beckman is one of the first homicide detectives to arrive at the scene. He is young and new to the homicide squad, a recent transferee from vice. He's Jewish and is not welcomed by the older detectives. It's soon determined tha

Apr 16, 2014
The Devil May Care by Housewright, David, 1955-

The Devil May Care

"Riley Brodin is the granddaughter of Walter Muehlenhaus--a man as rich, powerful, and connected as anyone since the days of J. P. Morgan. Despite her family's connections, it's McKenzie she reaches out to when her relatively new boyfriend goes missing. Despite his reservations about getting involved with the Muehlenhaus family--again--McKenzie agrees to look for one Juan Carlos Navarre. What he finds, though, is a man who appears to be a ghost. The house--mansion, really--he told Riley he owned

Apr 16, 2014
The devil's workshop - a novel of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad by Grecian, Alex.

The devil's workshop - a novel of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad

"London, 1890. Four vicious murderers have escaped from prison, part of a plan gone terribly wrong, and now it is up to Walter Day, Nevil Hammersmith, and the rest of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad to hunt down the convicts before the men can resume their bloody spree. But they might already be too late. The killers have retribution in mind, and one of them is heading straight toward a member of the Murder Squad, and his family"--

Apr 16, 2014
The Extinction of Snow by Lightfoot, Frederick

The Extinction of Snow

Apr 16, 2014
The Goodbye Witch - A Wishcraft Mystery by Blake, Heather

The Goodbye Witch - A Wishcraft Mystery

Apr 16, 2014
The Hollow Girl by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-

The Hollow Girl

Apr 16, 2014
The Lady of Sorrows by Zouroudi, Anne, author.

The Lady of Sorrows

Hermes Diaktoros visits a remote island which is home to an ancient icon famed for its miraculous powers. But something about the Virgin troubles him, and he calls on an old friend to confirm his suspicions. Ready to hand the matter over to the authorities, Hermes intends to leave - until the island's icon painter is found dead at sea.

Apr 16, 2014
The Mammoth book of the lost chronicles of Sherlock Holmes by Smith, Denis O., 1948-

The Mammoth book of the lost chronicles of Sherlock Holmes

Apr 16, 2014
The Marathon conspiracy by Corby, Gary.

The Marathon conspiracy

"Nicolaos, Classical Athens's favorite sleuth, and his partner in investigation, the clever ex-priestess Diotima, have taken time out of their assignments to come home to get married. But if Nico was hoping they'd be able to get hitched without a hitch, he was overly optimistic. When they arrive in Athens, there's a problem waiting for them. The Sanctuary of Artemis is the ancient world's most famous school for girls. When one of the children is killed, apparently by a bear, and another girl di

Apr 12, 2014
The nameless dead by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-

The nameless dead

Declan Cleary's body has never been found, but everyone believes he was killed for informing on a friend more than 30 years ago. Now the Commission for Location of Victims' Remains is following a tip-off that he was buried on the small isle of Islandmore, in the middle of the River Foyle. Instead, the dig uncovers a baby's skeleton, and it doesn't look like death by natural causes. But evidence revealed by the commission's activities cannot lead to prosecution. Inspector Devlin is torn. He has n

Apr 16, 2014
The Outsider by Hunt, Arlene

The Outsider

Apr 16, 2014
The outsmarting of criminals by Rigolosi, Steven A.

The outsmarting of criminals

"A cozy introducing Miss Felicity Prim, who believes her ample experience in reading mystery novels has prepared her for a new career in private detection"--

Apr 16, 2014
The Pickled Piper by Hughes, Mary Ellen

The Pickled Piper

Apr 16, 2014
The revenant of Thraxton Hall - the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Entwistle, Vaughn.

The revenant of Thraxton Hall - the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

"Arthur Conan Doyle has just killed off Sherlock Holmes in "The Final Problem," and he immediately becomes one of the most hated men in London. So when he is contacted by a medium "of some renown" and asked to investigate a murder, he jumps at the chance to get out of the city. The only thing is that the murder hasn't happened yet--the medium, one Hope Thraxton, has foreseen that her death will occur at the third se´ance of a meeting of the Society for Psychical Research at her manor house in th

Apr 16, 2014
The setup man - a novel by Monday, T. T., 1976-

The setup man - a novel

Johnny Adcock is an aging Major League pitcher with the perfect retirement plan--he moonlights as a private investigator. Major League Baseball, as it turns out, is a prime source of employment for a philosophically inclined, discreet detective who has both the brains and the brawn to handle the unique problems of professional athletes. What sounds like the standard story of a pro athlete's marriage gone sour quickly turns into the most dangerous case of Adcock's second career when a teammate is

Apr 16, 2014
The Silkworm by Galbraith, Robert

The Silkworm

Apr 16, 2014
The skin collector - a Lincoln Rhyme novel by Deaver, Jeffery.

The skin collector - a Lincoln Rhyme novel

Apr 12, 2014
The stranger you know by Casey, Jane (Jane E.)

The stranger you know

"He meets women. He gains their trust. He kills them. That's all London police detective Maeve Kerrigan knows about the man she is hunting. Three women have been strangled in their homes, and it appears to be the work of the same sadistic killer. With nosign of break-ins, every indication shows that the women let their attacker in willingly. The victims' neighbors and friends don't seem to remember anything unusual or suspicious, and Maeve is almost at a loss about how to move forward with the i

Apr 16, 2014
They danced by the light of the moon - an Andy Gammon mystery by Pagel, Tempa.

They danced by the light of the moon - an Andy Gammon mystery

"Andy Gammon, a former Detroit social studies teacher living in (but not always fitting into) a quaint New England town with her Yankee husband and two children, can't help getting involved whenever history meets mystery. Add in a couple of prime specimens of 19th century architecture-Andy's other passion-and she can't resist sneaking through back hallways of a Victorian grand hotel and crawling through the underground tunnels of a derelict Gothic insane asylum as she seeks answers to why a woma

Apr 16, 2014
Top Secret Twenty-One by Evanovich, Janet

Top Secret Twenty-One

Apr 16, 2014
Veronica Mars. The thousand-dollar tan line by Thomas, Rob.

Veronica Mars. The thousand-dollar tan line

"The first book in an original mystery series featuring twenty-eight-year-old Veronica Mars, back in action after the events of Veronica Mars: The Movie. With the help of old friends--Logan Echolls, Mac Mackenzie, Wallace Fennel, and even Dick Casablancas--Veronica is ready to take on Neptune's darkest cases with her trademark sass and smarts. Final title and cover to be announced"--

Apr 16, 2014
Vertigo 42 - a Richard Jury mystery by Grimes, Martha.

Vertigo 42 - a Richard Jury mystery

"At Vertigo 42, a bar high above London's financial district, Richard Jury meets Tom Williamson - a friend of a friend who is convinced his wife, Tess, was murdered 17 years ago. Tess's death was ruled accidental - a fall caused by vertigo - but Jury agrees to re-examine the case. A young girl's fatal fall at a children's party 22 years ago at Tom and Tess's home may be connected. After an elegantly dressed woman falls from a tower near a pub that Jury and his cronies frequent, and her estranged

Apr 16, 2014
Voodoo Ridge by Freed, David, 1954-

Voodoo Ridge

Apr 16, 2014
Werewolf sings the blues - a midnight magic mystery by Harlow, Jennifer, 1983-

Werewolf sings the blues - a midnight magic mystery

If Vivian Dahl's life had a soundtrack, every song would be the Blues. She's pushing thirty, her singing career is going nowhere, and the partying lifestyle is taking its toll. Plus, a mysterious man is stalking her. But when she's abducted from a singing gig, Vivian is surprised to see her stalker become her savior. Jason is her werewolf rescuer sent by the biological father who abandoned her as a baby. Finding herself on the run, Vivian drives across America with the enigmatic Jason and learns

Apr 16, 2014
Wolverine Bros. freight & storage - a Conway Sax mystery by Ulfelder, Steve.

Wolverine Bros. freight & storage - a Conway Sax mystery

Apr 16, 2014
Yarn over murder by Sefton, Maggie.

Yarn over murder

Apr 16, 2014