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Yet another death in Venice - a Simon Bognor mystery by Heald, Tim, author.

Yet another death in Venice - a Simon Bognor mystery

Along the canals of Venice, Bognor investigates a mogul's medieval murder Flush with cash from the success of his latest insipid blockbuster, aspiring film mogul Irving Silverburger takes to Venice to soak himself in luxury. Instead, he is quickly soaked in blood. Cruising down the canal in a vaporetto, Silverburger is shot with a crossbow, killed by a Harlequin who disappears into the masquerade of Carnival. Unmasking the disguised assassin falls to Simon Bognor, a British Board of Trade detect

Oct 30, 2014
Wouldn't it be deadly - an Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins mystery by Ireland, D. E.

Wouldn't it be deadly - an Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins mystery

"Following her successful appearance at an Embassy Ball--where Eliza Doolittle won Professor Henry Higgins' bet that he could pass off a Cockney flower girl as a duchess--Eliza becomes an assistant to his chief rival Emil Nepommuck. After Nepommuck publicly takes credit for transforming Eliza into a lady, an enraged Higgins submits proof to a London newspaper that Nepommuck is a fraud. When Nepommuck is found with a dagger in his back, Henry Higgins becomes Scotland Yard's prime suspect. However

Oct 26, 2014
White Ginger by Robinson, Thatcher, 1952-

White Ginger

Armed with Buddhist philosophy and wicked knife skills, Bai Jiang works at being a better person by following her conscience, while struggling with what she likes to think of as "aggressive assertiveness."

Oct 30, 2014
White Ginger by Robinson, Thatcher, 1952-

White Ginger

Oct 28, 2014
Weave of absence by Martin, Carol Ann (Mystery story writer), author.

Weave of absence

It's a joyous time at Dream Weaver-Della Wright's studio in small-town Briar Hollow, North Carolina- as Mrnie Potter, part-time employee and full-time friend, is preparing for her upcoming marriage. Della has enlisted a tight-knit group of close friends to handweave a beautiful collection of fine household linens as a wedding gift for the happy couple. But when Della notices Marnie's suave fiance engaged in a heated argument with one of her students at the engagement party, she starts to worry t

Oct 30, 2014
Walk through the valley by Viguie, Debbie

Walk through the valley

Oct 30, 2014
Wait for signs - twelve Longmire stories by Johnson, Craig, 1961-

Wait for signs - twelve Longmire stories

"Twelve Longmire short stories available for the first time in a single volume-featuring an introduction by Lou Diamond Phillips of A&E's Longmire. Ten years ago, Craig Johnson wrote his first short story, the Hillerman Award-winning "Old Indian Trick." This was one of the earliest appearances of the sheriff who would go on to star in Johnson's bestselling, award-winning novels and the A&E hit series Longmire. Each Christmas Eve thereafter, fans rejoiced when Johnson sent out a new short story f

Oct 30, 2014
Unnatural Murder - a Josie Corsino Mystery by Dial, Connie, 1944-

Unnatural Murder - a Josie Corsino Mystery

Oct 30, 2014
Twisted root by Perry, Anne

Twisted root

Oct 30, 2014
Trophy hunt by Box, C. J.

Trophy hunt

Game warden Joe Pickett fears the mutilated moose and cattle he comes across are practice for a killer, and he is proven true when two men are found dead with wounds similar to those found on the animals.

Oct 30, 2014
Tradition of deceit - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959-

Tradition of deceit - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Oct 26, 2014
To dwell in darkness - a novel by Crombie, Deborah.

To dwell in darkness - a novel

"In the tradition of Elizabeth George, Louise Penny, and P. D. James, New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie delivers a powerful tale of intrigue, betrayal, and lies that will plunge married London detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James into the unspeakable darkness that lies at the heart of murder. Recently transferred to the London borough of Camden from Scotland Yard headquarters, Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his new murder investigation team are called to a deadly bombing

Oct 26, 2014
Thoreau on wolf hill by Oak, B. B.

Thoreau on wolf hill

Oct 30, 2014
Thoreau at Devil's Perch by Oak, B. B.

Thoreau at Devil's Perch

"Henry David Thoreau leaves the seclusion of Walden Pond to help investigate a series of murders in the first in B. B. Oak's fascinating new historical mystery series, set against the bucolic backdrop of 19th century New England."--Cover p.[4]

Oct 30, 2014
The silent speaker by Stout, Rex, 1886-1975.

The silent speaker

When a powerful government official scheduled to speak to a group of millionaires turns up dead, the business world clamors for a solution, and Nero Wolfe takes the case.

Oct 30, 2014
The Seventh Link by Mayhew, Margaret

The Seventh Link

Oct 30, 2014
The scent of death by Taylor, Andrew, 1951 October 14- author.

The scent of death

Manhattan, 1778. A city of profiteers, loyalists and double agents. New York is home to a tide of refugees seeking justice from the British crown. Edward Savill is sent from London to investigate the claims of dispossessed loyalists. No sooner does he land than he becomes embroiled in a murder.

Oct 30, 2014
The question of the missing head - an Asperger's mystery by Copperman, E. J., 1957-

The question of the missing head - an Asperger's mystery

Oct 30, 2014
The potted gardener - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C.

The potted gardener - an Agatha Raisin mystery

Beautiful newcomer Mary Fortune makes Agatha see green and wish for a chance to show off her investigating abilities--a chance she gets when a series of assaults on the town's finest gardens is followed by murder.

Oct 30, 2014
The Phantom of Rue Royale by Curtis, Howard (TRN)/ Parot, Jean-francois

The Phantom of Rue Royale

Oct 30, 2014
The Old Deep and Dark by Hart, Ellen, author.

The Old Deep and Dark

"Renowned theater director Cordelia Thorn is working to restore a historic theater in downtown Minneapolis that she and her actress sister, Octavia, recently bought. Cordelia has a vision for the playhouse's future, but the more she learns about the building, the more fascinated she becomes by its past. Nicknamed "The Old Deep and Dark" because of the Prohibition-era double murder that occurred in the basement--then a speakeasy--there are a wealth of secrets hidden inside its walls. And, to her

Oct 30, 2014
The nightingale before Christmas - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna.

The nightingale before Christmas - a Meg Langslow mystery

"As the holidays draw near in Caerphilly, Mother volunteers to take part in a big Christmas-themed decorator show house--each room of a temporarily untenanted house is decorated to the hilt by a different decorator for the public to tour. Of course, Mother insists that Meg pitch in with the organization, and she finds herself surrounded by flamboyant personalities with massive egos clashing and feeling their professional reputations are at stake. Then the rooms start to be sabotaged, and an unfo

Oct 30, 2014
The Neruda case by Ampuero, Roberto, 1953-

The Neruda case

Oct 30, 2014
The naked face by Sheldon, Sidney.

The naked face

Oct 30, 2014
The Naked Face by Sheldon, Sidney

The Naked Face

Oct 29, 2014
The moor - Mary Russell novel by King, Laurie R.

The moor - Mary Russell novel

Twenty years after he solved the case of the hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes returns to Dartmoor to investigate a murder and another sighting of the hound. On this occasion he is accompanied by his wife, Mary Russell, who narrates.

Oct 30, 2014
The moor - a Mary Russell novel by King, Laurie R.

The moor - a Mary Russell novel

Married sleuths Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell revisit the scene of Conan Doyle's "The Hound of the Baskervilles" to uncover the source of a centuries-old family curse, at the center of which is Dartmoor, a great Devonshire moor.

Oct 29, 2014
The man with the lead stomach by Parot, Jean-François.

The man with the lead stomach

2nd Nicolas Le Floch investigation - a sinister death at the opera reveals something rotten at the French court.

Oct 30, 2014
The man with the lead stomach by Parot, Jean-François, author.

The man with the lead stomach

Commissioner Nicolas Le Floch investigates a murder when the body of courtier's son is discovered at the royal performance of Jean-Philippe Rameau's latest work.

Oct 29, 2014
The life we bury by Eskens, Allen, 1963-

The life we bury

"College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Iverson is a dying Vietnam veteran--and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has been medically paroled to a nursing home, after sp

Oct 30, 2014
The legend of Sleepy Harlow by Logan, Kylie, author.

The legend of Sleepy Harlow

"For Halloween, the Literary Ladies have chosen to read Washington Irving's spooky classic, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, with its infamous headless horseman. But South Bass Island has its own headless legend--of a Prohibition bootlegger named Charlie "Sleepy" Harlow. Decapitated by rival rumrunners, Harlow appears once a year in spectral form to search for his noggin. This October, the Elkhart Ghost Getters (EGG) have returned to the island. The group claims that they have film footage of Harlow

Oct 30, 2014
The haunting ballad by Nethercott, Michael.

The haunting ballad

"The Seance Society introduced mystery lovers to Mr. O'Nelligan and Lee Plunkett, an unlikely pair of sleuths on an equally unlikely case with a supernatural twist. Having taken over his father's PI business, Lee enlists O'Nelligan, a dapper Irishman with a flair for solving mysteries, to help catch a killer. Now, in Michael Nethercott's The Haunting Ballad, this sleuthing "odd couple" are back in another witty, charming, and wonderfully written mystery, this time set in 1957 in the burgeoning m

Oct 30, 2014
The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe

"The newest installment in the beloved and best-selling series. In this delightful fifteenth installment, Mma Ramotswe has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her current challenges, her devoted partner, Grace Makutsi, has decided to branch out on her own and open The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe. But even "Miss 97 Per Cent" can't quite meet all the demands of running a business--not to mention those that a lightning strike makes on her building. Eventually, she'll have to ac

Oct 30, 2014
The Green Mill murder - a Phryne Fisher mystery by Greenwood, Kerry.

The Green Mill murder - a Phryne Fisher mystery

Wealthy Australian flapper Phryne Fisher uncovers a wealth of family secrets when she agrees to search for Charles Freeman, her date at a Melbourne club who disappeared just after the murder of a man on the dance floor, and his brother Victor, a World War I veteran who has become something of a hermit since returning home.

Oct 30, 2014
The girl next door - a novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-, author.

The girl next door - a novel

"Mystery novel about friendship, love, and aging. Synopsis: In the wanting months of the second World War, a group of children discover an earthen tunnel in their neighborhood. Throughout the summer of 1944--until one father forbids it--the subterranean space becomes their "secret garden," where the friends play games and tell stories. Six decades later, beneath a house on the same land, construction workers uncover a tin box containing two skeletal hands, one male and one female. As the discove

Oct 30, 2014
The forgotten girl by Bell, David, 1969 November 17-

The forgotten girl

"The past has arrived uninvited at Jason Danvers's door . . . and it's his younger sister, Hayden, a former addict who severed all contact with her family as her life spiraled out of control. Now she's clean and sober but in need of a desperate favor--she asks Jason and his wife to take care of her teenage daughter for forty-eight hours while she handles some business in town. But Hayden never returns. And her disappearance brings up more unresolved problems from Jason's past, including the abru

Oct 30, 2014
The Fatal Equilibrium by Jevons, Marshall

The Fatal Equilibrium

Oct 30, 2014
The devil's star by Nesbø, Jo, 1960-

The devil's star

Oslo is sweltering in the summer heat when a young woman is murdered in her flat. One finger has been cut off and a tiny red diamond in the shape of a pentagram--a five-pointed star--is found under her eyelid. Detective Harry Hole is assigned the case with Tom Waaler, a colleague he neither likes nor trusts. He believes Tom is behind a gang of arms smugglers--and the murder of his partner. But Harry, an off-the-rails alcoholic, is barely holding on to his job and has little choice but to play ni

Oct 29, 2014
The devil's star by Nesbø, Jo, 1960-

The devil's star

Oslo is sweltering in the summer heat when a young woman is murdered in her flat. One finger has been cut off and a tiny red diamond in the shape of a pentagram--a five-pointed star--is found under her eyelid. Detective Harry Hole is assigned the case with Tom Waaler, a colleague he neither likes nor trusts. He believes Tom is behind a gang of arms smugglers--and the murder of his partner. But Harry, an off-the-rails alcoholic, is barely holding on to his job and has little choice but to play ni

Oct 30, 2014
The counterfeit heiress by Alexander, Tasha, 1969-

The counterfeit heiress

"After an odd encounter at a grand masquerade ball, Lady Emily becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of one of the guests, a sometime actress trying to pass herself off as the mysterious heiress and world traveler Estella Lamar. Each small discovery, however, leads to more questions. Was the intended victim Miss Lamar or the imposter? And who would want either of them dead? As Emily and Colin try to make sense of all this, a larger puzzle begins to emerge: No one has actually seen Estell

Oct 30, 2014
The chocolate clown corpse - a chocoholic mystery by Carl, JoAnna.

The chocolate clown corpse - a chocoholic mystery

"Revenge is sweet for a killer on the loose-and it all started with the murder of Warner Pier's most hated clown.... Everyone who knew the bozo wanted him dead. Odd, then, that a complete stranger was accused of bursting Moe Davidson's balloons. But it's been a month since the miserable shop owner of Clowning Around was killed, and everybody's moving on, including Lee Woodyard. Her chocolate shop, TenHuis Chocolade, is next door to Moe's shuttered tourist trap, and it's giving her delicious idea

Oct 30, 2014
The burning room - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.

The burning room - a novel

In the LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit, not many murder victims die almost a decade after the crime. So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet nine years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but all other evidence is virtually nonexistent.

Oct 30, 2014
The burglar on the prowl by Block, Lawrence.

The burglar on the prowl

Antiquarian book dealer and fashionable thief Bernie Rhodenbarr once again indulges his appetite for breaking and entering in his never-ending quest for fun and profit.

Oct 30, 2014
The burglar on the prowl by Block, Lawrence.

The burglar on the prowl

Antiquarian book dealer and fashionable thief Bernie Rhodenbarr once again indulges his appetite for breaking and entering in his never-ending quest for fun and profit.

Oct 29, 2014
The Black Lizard big book of locked-room mysteries - the most complete collection of impossible crime stories ever assembled by

The Black Lizard big book of locked-room mysteries - the most complete collection of impossible crime stories ever assembled

Oct 30, 2014
The Best American mystery stories of the 19th century by

The Best American mystery stories of the 19th century

An unparalleled treasury of crime, mystery, and murder from the genre's founding century With stories by Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, L. Frank Baum, Edith Wharton, Stephen Crane, and Jack London, The Best American Mystery Stories of the Nineteenth Century is an essential anthology of American letters. It's a unique blend of beloved writers who contributed to the genre and forgotten names that pioneered the form, such as Anna Katharine Green, the godmothe

Oct 30, 2014
The art whisperer - an Alix London mystery by Elkins, Charlotte, author.

The art whisperer - an Alix London mystery

When art conservator Alix London spots a forgery, she knows trouble will follow. So she's understandably apprehensive when her connoisseur's eye spots something off about a multimillion-dollar Jackson Pollock painting at Palm Springs's Brethwaite Museum--her current employer. Alix is already under fire, the object of a vicious online smear campaign. Now the Brethwaite's despicable senior curator, obsessed with the "maximization of monetized eyeballs," angrily refuses to decommission the celebrat

Oct 30, 2014
The adventure of the plated spoon and other tales of Sherlock Holmes by Estleman, Loren D., author.

The adventure of the plated spoon and other tales of Sherlock Holmes

Oct 30, 2014
The Adventure of the Plated Spoon and Other Tales of Sherlock Holmes by Estleman, Loren D. (EDT)

The Adventure of the Plated Spoon and Other Tales of Sherlock Holmes

Oct 29, 2014
Tel Aviv noir by

Tel Aviv noir

Oct 30, 2014
Tainted coin by Starr, Mel

Tainted coin

Oct 30, 2014
Suede to rest by Vallere, Diane, author.

Suede to rest

When Poly Monroe was little, she loved playing in her family's textile store. But after a fatal family tragedy, Land of A Thousand Fabrics was boarded up and Poly never expected to see the inside again. Now, as inheritor of the long-shuttered shop, she's ready to restore the family business. However her two new kittens, Pins and Needles, aren't the ones causing a snag in her plans... Not everyone wants Poly back in San Ladro´n, especially a powerful local developer pressuring her to sell--and le

Oct 30, 2014
Suede to Rest by Vallere, Diane

Suede to Rest

Oct 26, 2014
Sudden mischief by Parker, Robert B.

Sudden mischief

Oct 30, 2014
Straight pool - [an Algy Temple mystery] by Partridge, J. J. (John J.)

Straight pool - [an Algy Temple mystery]

"The charred body of a native american in the ashes of Haversham Golf Club, Westerly's swank new country club, is the impetus for a mystery far removed from Carter University's latest skirmish with Providence's mendacious Mayor Sonny Russo. But in Rhode Island, anything can get connected. When persuaded to aid the hapless Club Secretary accused of negligence and self dealing in the aftermath of the fire, Algy Temple finds himself confronting his family's involvement in the harsh reality of Rhode

Oct 30, 2014
Stirring the plot by Gerber, Daryl Wood, author.

Stirring the plot

Jenna Hart has packed The Cookbook Nook chock full of everything from ghostly texts to witchy potions in anticipation of the annual fund raiser luncheon. But there's one unexpected addition to the menu: murder. When the Head Priestess of the Winsome Witches is found dead under mysterious circumstances, there's no logical answer and plenty of blame to go around. With her aunt, Vera, unable to call on her ability to foresee the future, Jenna will have to use more than just sleight of hand and a f

Oct 26, 2014
Stages of grey by Simon, Clea, author.

Stages of grey

Dulcie never considered herself a player. But when her friends drag her to a new local theatre company that is updating Ovid with a disco version of The Metamorphosis, the grad student finds herself in the front row of a murder. This could be the end of the struggling company, which is also plagued by money woes and romantic rivalries. But was jealousy the reason the performer was stabbed? Or are there darker secrets behind the scenes? And what role does Gus, the troupe's feline mascot, play? As

Oct 26, 2014
Spouses & Other Crimes by Coburn, Andrew/ Ollerman, Rick (FRW)

Spouses & Other Crimes

Oct 30, 2014
Sons of Sparta by Siger, Jeffrey, author.

Sons of Sparta

"Did the warriors of ancient Sparta simply vanish without a trace along with their city, or did they find sanctuary at the tip of the mountainous Peloponnese? That stark, unforgiving region's roots today run deep with a history of pirates, highwaymen, and neighbors ferociously repelling any foreigner foolishly bent on occupying this part of Greece. Less well- recorded are the Mani's families' strict code of honor and their history of endless vendettas with neighbors and with their own relatives.

Oct 30, 2014
Snow White red-handed by Chance, Maia, author.

Snow White red-handed

"Miss Ophelia Flax is a Victorian actress who knows all about making quick changes and even quicker exits. But to solve a fairy-tale crime in the haunted Black Forest, she'll need more than a bit of charm. 1867: After being fired from her latest variety hall engagement, Ophelia acts her way into a lady's maid position for a crass American millionaire. But when her new job whisks her off to a foreboding castle straight out of a Grimm tale, she begins to wonder if her fast-talking ways might have

Oct 30, 2014
Snow White Red-Handed by Chance, Maia

Snow White Red-Handed

Oct 29, 2014
Silent murders by Miley, Mary.

Silent murders

"[Vaudeville actress turned Hollywood insider] Jessie's thrilled when Bruno Heilmann, a movie studio bigwig, invites her to a party. Shes even more delighted to run into a face from her past at that party. But the following day, Jessie learns that sometime in the wee hours of the morning both her old friend and Bruno Heilmann were brutally murdered. She's devastated, but with her skill as an actress, access to the wardrobes and resources of a film studio, and a face not yet famous enough to be r

Oct 26, 2014
Shadow of death by Viguie, Debbie

Shadow of death

Oct 30, 2014
Scratched by Partridge, J. J.

Scratched

Oct 30, 2014
Scandal in the secret city by Fanning, Diane, author.

Scandal in the secret city

Oct 30, 2014
Rutland place by Perry, Anne

Rutland place

Oct 30, 2014
Rose in the wheel by Rizzolo, S. K.

Rose in the wheel

Oct 26, 2014
Riders on the storm by Gorman, Edward.

Riders on the storm

When we last saw Sam McCain he had been drafted to fight the war in Vietnam. But Sam's military career ended in boot camp when he was accidentally shot in the head and forced to spend three months in a military hospital to recover. Sam returns to his hometown of Black River Falls, where he works as a lawyer (and part-time investigator) for the court of the snobbish but amusing Judge Esme Ann Whitney. Two of Sam's oldest friends are caught up in this same battle. Veteran Steve Donovan brutall

Oct 30, 2014
Proof positive - a Joe Gunther novel by Mayor, Archer, author.

Proof positive - a Joe Gunther novel

Investigating the death of a Vietnam veteran whose PTSD culminated in a hoarding disorder, Joe Gunther learns that the victim's collection of combat photos contains information that a sinister adversary desperately wanted to keep hidden.

Oct 30, 2014
Playing for the ashes by George, Elizabeth, 1949-

Playing for the ashes

When country milkman Martin Snell makes his usual delivery to fifteenth-century Celandine Cottage one fine spring morning in Kent, he expects to be greeted by the cottage's seductive tenant, Gabriella Patten, not the ugly remains of a fire pointing to murder. A burnt-out chair, a peculiar pattern of soot on the walls, an asphyxiated corpse, two footprints, and a collection of discarded cigarette butts bring Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his partner Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers out o

Oct 30, 2014
Plagued by quilt by MacRae, Molly.

Plagued by quilt

Oct 30, 2014
Plagued by Quilt by Macrae, Molly

Plagued by Quilt

Oct 26, 2014
Picked to die by Connolly, Sheila

Picked to die

It's harvest time in Granford, Massachusetts, and orchard owner Meg Corey and her fiance, Seth, are both racing to beat the New England winter. Meg is bringing in her apple crop with a team of workers, while Seth is working to restore an old building in the center of town. But when his project is set back due to the unexpected discovery of a skeleton under the building--and even worse, a young man related to one of Meg's former apple pickers is found dead behind the local feed store--the couple'

Oct 30, 2014
Phantom limb by Palumbo, Dennis, 1951- author.

Phantom limb

Psychologist and Pittsburgh Police Department consultant Daniel Rinaldi has a new patient. Lisa Harland, a local girl, once made a splash in Playboy and the dubious side of Hollywood before bottoming out. Back home, down and out again, she married one of the city's richest and most ruthless tycoons. Lisa's challenge to Danny is that she intends to commit suicide by 7:00 PM. His therapist skills may buy some time--but, exiting, she's kidnapped right outside his office.Summoned to the Harland esta

Oct 26, 2014
Over my dead body by Stout, Rex, 1886-1975.

Over my dead body

Nero Wolfe refuses to accept a case concerning a girl accused of stealing diamonds, until he learns she claims to be his daughter.

Oct 30, 2014
One potion in the grave by Blake, Heather, author.

One potion in the grave

"Carly Bell Hartwell's love potions are always in demand in Hitching Post, Alabama, the wedding capital of the South... When Katie Sue Perrywinkle walks into the Little Shop of Potions, Carly is surprised and delighted to see her old childhood friend. Katie Sue fled her hometown and a troubled family over a decade ago. But she's not back for a social visit. She's come to settle a score with Senator Warren Calhoun, who is in town for his son's high-profile wedding. But before Katie Sue has a chan

Oct 30, 2014
On borrowed time by McKinlay, Jenn, author.

On borrowed time

When her brother, Jack, a world-traveling consultant for a coffee company, goes missing, Briar Creek library director Lindsey Norris gets mixed up in a strange case involving South American business dealings and an exotic woman.

Oct 30, 2014
On Borrowed Time by Mckinlay, Jenn

On Borrowed Time

Oct 29, 2014
Older than goodbye - a Judd Wheeler mystery by Helms, Richard W., 1955-

Older than goodbye - a Judd Wheeler mystery

Oct 30, 2014
Off kilter - [a Scottish Highlands mystery] by Reed, Hannah, 1953-

Off kilter - [a Scottish Highlands mystery]

"After the recent death of her mother and the dissolution of her marriage, thirty-something Eden Elliott is seriously in need of a fresh start. At the urging of her best friend, bestselling author Ami Pederson, Eden decides to embark on an open-ended trip to the picturesque village of Glenkillen in the Scottish Highlands, to do some hands-on research for a book of her own. But almost as soon as Eden arrives in the quaint town, she gets caught up in a very real drama... The town's sheep shearer i

Oct 30, 2014
O Jerusalem - a Mary Russell novel by King, Laurie R.

O Jerusalem - a Mary Russell novel

Entering British-occupied Palestine in 1918, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes soon find themselves engaged in a desperate mission for His Majesty's government, accompanied by two mysterious Arab figures and pursued by murderous strangers.

Oct 30, 2014
No mallets intended by Hamilton, Victoria, 1957- author.

No mallets intended

The Queensville Heritage Society is restoring the once-grand Dumpe Manor. While Dumpe relatives and society members use the occasion to dust off old grudges, Jaymie Leighton prefers to adorn the kitchen with authentic Depression Era furnishings. A collection of vintage wooden mallets found in the house is a perfect addition to her display, but one also offers a late-night intruder the perfect weapon to knock Jaymie unconscious before escaping. Though the attack has everyone on edge, nothing is m

Oct 30, 2014
No Mallets Intended by Hamilton, Victoria

No Mallets Intended

Oct 29, 2014
Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963- author.

Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery

"The fourth book in the series finds Verlaque and Bonnet on vacation on a remote island in the glittering Mediterranean Like Donna Leon and Andrea Camilleri, M. L. Longworth's books enchant mystery lovers with a taste for good food and gorgeous landscapes. In Murder on the I^le Sordou, Judge Antoine Verlaque and his girlfriend, law professor Marine Bonnet, are hoping to enjoy a relaxing holiday at the Locanda Sordou, an opulent hotel that is reopening after decades, but someone has other plans.

Oct 26, 2014
Murder off the beaten path by Rowland, M. L. (Novelist), author.

Murder off the beaten path

"As a member of a mountain search and rescue team, Gracie Kinkaid routinely volunteers to put her life on the line. But it's at her new day job at a residential camp in the mountains of southern California where she finds her life is really in danger...As a volunteer for Timber Creek Search and Rescue, Gracie responds to a call out for a car that's gone over the side of a treacherous mountain road. The crash, which Gracie quickly suspects is no accident, proves to be one in an escalating and dea

Oct 30, 2014
Murder in the past tense by Kennedy, E. E.

Murder in the past tense

Oct 30, 2014
Murder at the Margin by Jevons, Marshall/ Stein, Herbert (FRW)

Murder at the Margin

Oct 29, 2014
Murder at the margin - a Henry Spearman mystery by Jevons, Marshall, author.

Murder at the margin - a Henry Spearman mystery

Oct 30, 2014
Murder at Marble House - a gilded Newport mystery by Maxwell, Alyssa, author.

Murder at Marble House - a gilded Newport mystery

With the dawn of the twentieth century on the horizon, the fortunes of the venerable Vanderbilt family still shine brightly in the glittering high society of Newport, Rhode Island. But when a potential scandal strikes, the Vanderbilts turn to cousin and society page reporter Emma Cross to solve a murder of a fortune teller and the disappearance of Consuelo Vanderbilt.

Oct 30, 2014
Mrs. Pollifax on the China station by Gilman, Dorothy

Mrs. Pollifax on the China station

Oct 30, 2014
Mrs. Malory and the festival murder by Holt, Hazel

Mrs. Malory and the festival murder

Oct 30, 2014
Money to burn - a Casey Jones mystery by Munger, Katy.

Money to burn - a Casey Jones mystery

When one of her favorite clients turns up dead, tough female private detective Casey Jones vows to find the killer, following a dangerous trail that leads her into the exclusive haunts of North Carolina's social elite as she confronts enemies who will do anything to stop her.

Oct 30, 2014
Miracle cure by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Miracle cure

They're one of the country's most telegenic couples: beloved TV journalist Sara Lowell and New York's hottest basketball star, Michael Silverman. In a Manhattan clinic, a doctor has dedicated his life to eradicating a devastating disease. One by one, they're being targeted by a serial killer. And now Michael has been diagnosed with the disease.

Oct 30, 2014
Miracle cure by Coben, Harlan

Miracle cure

Oct 26, 2014
Malice by Higashino, Keigo, 1958-

Malice

Acclaimed bestselling novelist Kunihiko Hidaka is found brutally murdered in his home on the night before he's planning to leave Japan and relocate to Vancouver. His body is found in his office, a locked room, within his locked house, by his wife and his best friend, both of whom have rock solid alibis. Or so it seems. At the crime scene, Police Detective Kyochiro Kaga recognizes Hidaka's best friend, Osamu Nonoguchi. Years ago when they were both teachers, they were colleagues at the same publ

Oct 30, 2014
Lost under a ladder - a superstition mystery by Johnston, Linda O.

Lost under a ladder - a superstition mystery

"Rory Chasen's fiance´ died and she had a hard time coming to terms with his unfortunate death. Was he hit by the car because he walked under a ladder moments before? Rory's best friend introduces her to a town called Destiny where superstitions are a way of life. Rory visits to find answers, receives a job offer at the Lucky Dog Boutique and later is caught up in the murder of a business owner. A boutique's owner is the prime suspect but Rory can't believe sweet Martha would do it, she's convin

Oct 30, 2014
Live wire by Coben, Harlan

Live wire

Oct 30, 2014
Literally murder by Brandon, Ali

Literally murder

When a viral video gets them invited to the championship cat show in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Darla and her black cat, Hamlet, must keep a killer on a tight leash while trying to win Best in Show.

Oct 26, 2014
Lethal letters by Adams, Ellery, author.

Lethal letters

When an item from a time capsule discovered in the foundation of a local church goes missing and a young woman is murdered, aspiring novelist Olivia Limoges investigates with the help of her fellow writers.

Oct 30, 2014
Lethal Letters by Adams, Ellery

Lethal Letters

Oct 29, 2014
Let sleeping dogs lie - a novel by Brown, Rita Mae.

Let sleeping dogs lie - a novel

"On the Ides of March, an ill wind blows no good -- especially when it knocks down a tree limb in the oldest equine graveyard in America, revealing remains that are decidedly un-equine. It falls to Master of the Foxhunt, the indomitable "Sister" Jane Arnold and her trusty hounds to investigate an old murder with present day repercussions. To start off, the complicated relations between three old families and their prize thoroughbreds must be untangled. And when Sister's troublesome nemesis Crawf

Oct 30, 2014
Last of the independents by Wiebe, Sam, author.

Last of the independents

Oct 26, 2014
Knot in My Backyard by Marks, Mary

Knot in My Backyard

Oct 29, 2014
Knot in my backyard by Marks, Mary

Knot in my backyard

When she stumbles over the body of baseball coach Dax Martin, middle-age divorcee Martha Ross and her fellow quilters must piece together the clues to figure out who in their neighborhood wanted the coach benched permanently.

Oct 30, 2014
Knot guilty by Hechtman, Betty, 1947- author.

Knot guilty

Oct 30, 2014
Knot guilty / A Crochet Mystery by Hechtman, Betty, 1947-

Knot guilty / A Crochet Mystery

Oct 26, 2014
Kiss - a novel of the 87th Precinct by McBain, Ed, 1926-2005.

Kiss - a novel of the 87th Precinct

A successful businessman hires an out-of-town bodyguard to protect his wife. Several near-fatal accidents send her into the arms of police detective Steve Caralla and his partner Meyer.

Oct 30, 2014
Justice Hall - a Mary Russell novel by King, Laurie R.

Justice Hall - a Mary Russell novel

Mary Russell and her famed sleuthing spouse, Sherlock Holmes, journey to one of Britain's stately homes as they investigate a dark secret whose origins reach deep into the very soul of England.

Oct 29, 2014
Justice Hall - a Mary Russell novel by King, Laurie R.

Justice Hall - a Mary Russell novel

"It's a mystery that begins during the Great War, when Gabriel Hughenfort dies amidst scandalous rumors that have haunted the family ever since. But it's not until Holmes and Russell arrive at Justice Hall, a home of unearthly perfection set in a garden modled on Paradise, that they fully understand the irony echoed in the family motto, Justica fortitudo mea est: Righteousness is my strength. A trail of ominous clues leads Holmes and Russell from English hamlet to fashionable Paris to the wild p

Oct 30, 2014
Jane and the twelve days of Christmas by Barron, Stephanie.

Jane and the twelve days of Christmas

"The twelfth installment in Stephanie Barron's fan-favorite Being a Jane Austen Mystery series. Christmas Eve, 1814: Jane Austen has been invited to spend the holiday with family and friends at The Vyne, the gorgeous ancestral home of the wealthy and politically prominent Chute family. As the year fades and friends begin to gather beneath the mistletoe for the twelve days of Christmas festivities, Jane and her circle are in a celebratory mood: Mansfield Park is selling nicely; Napoleon has been

Oct 30, 2014
Indelible by Helton, Peter, author.

Indelible

Oct 30, 2014
In the rosary garden by White, Nicola.

In the rosary garden

Oct 30, 2014
In the paths of righteousness by Viguie, Debbie

In the paths of righteousness

Oct 30, 2014
Honestly dearest, you're dead by Fredrickson, Jack.

Honestly dearest, you're dead

Delighted when an attorney offers him four hundred dollars to execute the will of a dead client, a broke Dek Elstrom finds his seemingly simple case complicated by a race against time with a killer.

Oct 30, 2014
Ho-ho-homicide by Dunnett, Kaitlyn.

Ho-ho-homicide

While spending a week at her friend's Christmas tree farm, Liss MacCrimmon Ruskin is drawn into a mystery involving a dead body in a shipment of Scotch pine, a series of "accidents," and a strange maze of trees.

Oct 30, 2014
Helsinki noir by

Helsinki noir

Oct 30, 2014
He shall thunder in the sky by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-2013.

He shall thunder in the sky

Oct 30, 2014
He shall thunder in the sky by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-

He shall thunder in the sky

Oct 29, 2014
Gossamer ghost by Childs, Laura.

Gossamer ghost

"An evening's work deciding on the class schedule for her scrapbooking shop has put Carmela in the mood to kick up her heels. But after some strange noises draw her into Oddities , the neighboring antiques shop, Carmela's night is abruptly put on hold when a bloody body falls out of a curio cabinet --and into her arms. While shop owner Marcus Joubert was known for being an eccentric with a penchant for eclectic merchandise, Carmela never thought he was the kind of man who could inspire the passi

Oct 30, 2014
Good night, Mr. Holmes by Douglas, Carole Nelson.

Good night, Mr. Holmes

Oct 30, 2014
Good night, Mr. Holmes - an Irene Adler novel by Douglas, Carole Nelson.

Good night, Mr. Holmes - an Irene Adler novel

Oct 29, 2014
Ghost wanted by Hart, Carolyn G.

Ghost wanted

"Bailey Ruth's supervisor, Wiggins, is worried about a dear old friend. The ghost of elegant Lorraine Marlow haunts Adelaide's college library. Known as the Lady of the Roses, she plays matchmaker, using the fragrant flowers to pair up students. But someone's making mischief after hours, leaving roses strewn about the library, destroying a gargoyle, and stealing a valuable book. Concerned with Lorraine's reputation among the living, Wiggins dispatches the irrepressible redhead Bailey Ruth to inv

Oct 30, 2014
French pastry murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author.

French pastry murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

"Tinker's Cove is abuzz with excitement when Norah, the queen of daytime TV, comes to town and selects Lucy and her pals to be featured in her "Women Who Make a Difference" episode. In recognition for their charitable work, the ladies and their husbands are awarded a dream vacation in Paris, complete with classes at Le Cooking School with renowned pastry chef Larry Bruneau. But their bon voyage is cut short when Lucy discovers the chef in a pool of blood on the second day of class. . . Lucy alwa

Oct 30, 2014
For his name's sake by Viguie, Debbie

For his name's sake

Oct 30, 2014
Fear and loathing by Norman, Hilary, author.

Fear and loathing

"One warm Sunday evening in Miami Beach, a leisurely waterfront barbecue is transformed into a brutal massacre. When the cops arrive, they find four hogtied bodies in a carbon monoxide-filled BMW--and a note on the windshield addressed to Detective Sam Becket, its message personal and menacing. After another similar slaughter, Sam leads a task force dedicated to tracking down the killers. But meantime, in France, someone is stalking his daughter, Cathy, and before long Sam is forced into a decis

Oct 26, 2014
Fade away - a Myron Bolitar novel by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Fade away - a Myron Bolitar novel

Myron Bolitar, after having his goal to play for the NBA stopped by an injury, becomes involved in the underbelly of the 90s sports world when he searches for a missing basketball star.

Oct 30, 2014
Everybody dies by Block, Lawrence.

Everybody dies

Matt Scudder is leading a comfortable life in New York until he signs on to help his dearest friend--the HellUs Kitchen hoodlum Mick "Butcher Boy" Ballou. Matt quickly discovers that the spruced-up sidewalks are as mean as ever, dark and gritty, and stained with blood. (August).

Oct 30, 2014
Everybody Dies by Block, Lawrence

Everybody Dies

Oct 29, 2014
Dyeing wishes by MacRae, Molly.

Dyeing wishes

On an outing to Cloud Hollow Farm to learn the art of dyeing yarn, Kath and her friends discover two bodies. Soon Kath and Geneva, the ghost who loves to play her assistant sleuth, are working on their own investigation.

Oct 30, 2014
Double fault by Cutler, Judith, author.

Double fault

Chief Superintendent Fran Harman and her fiance´ are drawn into a desperate search for a missing child on the same day that several skeletons are found in a building site.

Oct 30, 2014
Die I Will Not - A Regency Mystery by Rizzolo, Suzanne

Die I Will Not - A Regency Mystery

Oct 26, 2014
Dick Francis's Damage - [a novel of suspense] by Francis, Felix.

Dick Francis's Damage - [a novel of suspense]

"Undercover investigator Jeff Hinkley is assigned by the British Horseracing Authority to look into the activities of a suspicious racehorse trainer, but as he's tailing his quarry through the Cheltenham Racing Festival, the last thing he expects to witness is a gruesome murder. Could it have something to do with the reason the trainer was banned in the first place--the administration of illegal drugs to his horses? Then many more horses test positive for prohibited stimulants, and someone start

Oct 30, 2014
Desert rage - a Lena Jones Mystery by Webb, Betty, author.

Desert rage - a Lena Jones Mystery

Oct 30, 2014
Death on the Cherwell by Hay, Mavis Doriel, author.

Death on the Cherwell

Oct 29, 2014
Death on the Cherwell by Hay, Mavis Doriel, author.

Death on the Cherwell

For Miss Cordell, principal of Persephone College, there are two great evils in the world: unladylike behavior among her students and bad publicity for the college. This means it's a very, very bad day when a secret society of her students meets by the river on a gloomy January afternoon--and finds the drowned body of the college bursar. Death on the Cherwell follows the investigation, which initially focuses on the girls themselves and ultimately leads them to do some detecting of their own. So

Oct 30, 2014
Death on Demand by Hart, Carolyn G.

Death on Demand

Oct 29, 2014
Death on demand by Hart, Carolyn G.

Death on demand

At Annie Laurance's Death on Demand bookstore on Broward's Rock Island, South Carolina, murder most foul suddenly isn't confined to the well-stocked shelves. Author Elliot Morgan's abrupt demise during a weekly gathering of famous mystery writers called the Sunday Night Reblars is proof positive that a bloody sword is sometimes mightier than a brilliant pen.

Oct 30, 2014
Death of a Christmas caterer by Hollis, Lee, author.

Death of a Christmas caterer

"Office Christmas parties can sometimes mean career suicide--but they rarely lead to murder. Hayley thought Garth Rawlings would be the perfect caterer for this year's bash, but when the gourmet sees her budget, he goes galloping. Unfortunately his run is short-lived. Garth is found dead on the floor of his kitchen, with his delectable creations burning in the oven. Faced with a spread of suspects, Hayley is determined to discover who would want to take out the Christmas caterer, because--no mat

Oct 30, 2014
Death of a blue blood by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Death of a blue blood

"Jessica Fletcher and her friend Scotland Yard detective inspector George Sutherland are invited to attend a New Year's Eve Ball at Castorbrook Castle, thanks to her British publisher. Shortly after arriving in the idyllic English countryside, Jessica discovers the body of a lady's maid in the garden. While their host, Lord Norrance, his snobbish third wife, other members of the household, and party guests squabble over the tragic death in tight-lipped, perfectly mannered, thoroughly British sty

Oct 30, 2014
Death in the Dolomites - a Rick Montoya Italian mystery by Wagner, David P., author.

Death in the Dolomites - a Rick Montoya Italian mystery

Oct 26, 2014
Death at the Black Bull by Hayes, Frank, 1940-

Death at the Black Bull

"Buddy Hinton is just a good ole boy. So when he disappears after a night drinking at the Black Bull, his friends just figure he went down to Mexico to find himself a girlfriend and will eventually come back. But this case quickly becomes a homicide after the sheriff discovers the missing man floating in one of his stock tanks. For a man who wasn't known to have enemies, Buddy clearly upset someone. Figuring out who that was will require Virgil and his deputy, Jimmy, to retrace Buddy's last step

Oct 30, 2014
Dead for a spell by Buckland, Raymond.

Dead for a spell

"March 1881. The Lyceum is abuzz with the news that American actor Edwin Booth is going to be sharing the stage with their own Shakespearean star, Henry Irving. But stage manager Harry Rivers has other matters preoccupying him. One of the regular actresses has disappeared, and after a disturbing tarot card reading, Harry's boss, Bram Stoker, is convinced that something wicked is coming their way. When the poor girl's body is found, Stoker's suspicions prove to be founded--the murder scene is rid

Oct 30, 2014
Dead broke in Jarrett Creek - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry.

Dead broke in Jarrett Creek - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"Jarrett Creek is bankrupt. Gary Dellmore, heir apparent to the main bank, is dead, apparently murdered. Samuel Craddock thought he was retired but now he's been asked to return as police chief. Dellmore supposedly had a roving eye, although his wife says he was never serious about dallying. Still, Craddock wonders: Did the husbands and fathers of women he flirted with think he was harmless? What about his current lover, who insists that Dellmore was going to leave his wife for her? Craddock dis

Oct 30, 2014
Daggers and men's smiles - a Moretti and Falla mystery by Downie, Jill.

Daggers and men's smiles - a Moretti and Falla mystery

Vicious attacks are happening at the Vannonis mannor on Guernsey island. The Marchesa Vannonis recently returned to Guernsey, and nobody knows why, and the design carved on the dagger found is the same as the one on the Vannonis family crest. At first, it was only vandalism, but when a murdered body was found, detective inspector Ed Moretti and his partner Liz Falla were called to solve the mystery.

Oct 30, 2014
Crossing the line - a Paris homicide mystery by Molay, Frédérique, 1968- author.

Crossing the line - a Paris homicide mystery

It's Christmas in Paris. Chief of Police Nico Sirsky returns to work after recovering from a gunshot wound. He's in love and rearing to go. His first day back has him overseeing a jewel heist sting and taking on an odd investigation. Dental students discovered a message in the tooth of a severed head. Is it a sick joke? Sirsky and his team of crack homicide detectives follow the clues from an apparent suicide, to an apparent accident, to an all-out murder as an intricate machination starts break

Oct 30, 2014
Christmas is murder - a Rex Graves mystery by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.)

Christmas is murder - a Rex Graves mystery

Christmas is murder-- when you're stranded in East Sussex with a killer. When guests at a secluded Victorian hotel start dying, all hopes for a jolly holiday are dashed.

Oct 30, 2014
Chorus lines, caviar, and corpses by McHugh, Mary, author.

Chorus lines, caviar, and corpses

"There's no pussy-footing around murder. It's never too late to kick up your heels. Just ask Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini--aka the Happy Hoofers. After posting a video of their tap-dancing routine on the Internet, the leggy ladies find themselves booked to perform on a Russian river cruise up the Volga from Moscow to St. Petersburg. But when murder cuts in, the five fabulous friends find it's not so easy to tap their troubles away. A crew member has been killed, and a passenger is mi

Oct 30, 2014
Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses by McHugh, Mary

Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses

Oct 29, 2014
Chaucer and the Vintry Ward death by Gooden, Philip, author.

Chaucer and the Vintry Ward death

Before Geoffrey Chaucer became a poet and diplomat, he was a junior member of one of the royal households. In 1359 he is about to embark for France and the wars. But first he returns to see his mother and father in London's Vintry Ward, though not before stopping off at a brothel and a travern in Southwark. At home, Geoffrey finds his father dangerously ill and the sinister Nicholas Lombard in charge of the family wine-importing business. When Lombard is killed in apparently impossible circumsta

Oct 30, 2014
Celebrity in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Celebrity in death

New York City homicide detective Eve Dallas investigates the death of a young actress with the assistance of her husband, Roarke, and Detective Peabody.

Oct 30, 2014
Cause of death by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels.

Cause of death

Medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta, anticipating a quiet New Year's Eve, is called to investigate the death of a reporter found in the waters of a Navy shipyard who was following an explosive story that leads Scarpetta and the FBI into the hands of a cult fanatic.

Oct 30, 2014
Caught Dead by Lanh, Andrew

Caught Dead

Oct 26, 2014
Catwalk by Boneham, Sheila Webster, 1952-

Catwalk

Oct 30, 2014
Cattle Kate by Bommersbach, Jana

Cattle Kate

Oct 26, 2014
Cattle Kate - a novel by Bommersbach, Jana.

Cattle Kate - a novel

Cattle Kate is the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. History called it 'range land justice' when she was strung up in Wyoming Territory on July 20, 1889, tarring her as a dirty thief and a filthy whore. But history was wrong. It was all a lie. Her real name was Ella Watson. She wasn't a rustler. She wasn't a whore. And she'd never been called Cattle Kate until she was dead and they needed an excuse. She was really a 29-year-old immigrant homesteader, lynched with her husband by her ri

Oct 30, 2014
Carom shot by Partridge, J. J. (John J.)

Carom shot

Oct 30, 2014
By cook or by crook by Corrigan, Maya.

By cook or by crook

Haunted by the car accident that ended her career as a cookbook publicist, Val Deniston has traded in the chaos of New York City for a quieter life near the Chesapeake Bay. Living with her curmudgeonly grandfather in the tourist town of Bayport is hardly glamorous, but she enjoys working at the Cool Down Cafe at the local fitness club, and she finally has time to work on her long-planned cookbook. But when one of the club's patrons is found dead, she'll have to cook up a scheme to find the kille

Oct 30, 2014
By Cook or by Crook by Corrigan, Maya

By Cook or by Crook

Oct 29, 2014
Bright Hopes by Mahon, Annette, author.

Bright Hopes

A series of loud explosions, thought to be fireworks, turns serious during a hot Scottsdale summer when two community members are hurt, prompting Edie to consider that a terrorist attack may be underway.

Oct 30, 2014
Bloody politics by Sefton, Maggie.

Bloody politics

Oct 26, 2014
Blood will out - a Moretti and Falla mystery by Downie, Jill, author.

Blood will out - a Moretti and Falla mystery

While investigating the apparent suicide of a hermit, Detective Inspector Ed Moretti and his partner, Liz Falla, of the Guernsey Police have to deal with what seems to be an outbreak of vampirism. Can the threat be real? Or is it something possibly provoked by Hugo Shawcross, who is writing a play about vampires for a local theatre group, and who narrowly escapes becoming the first victim? As the investigation unfolds, links begin to emerge between the hermit's death, the play in progress, and t

Oct 30, 2014
Blood for blood by Rizzolo, S. K.

Blood for blood

When a footman turns up dead, Penelope Wolfe and John Chase become entangled in a web of family secrets that stretches far beyond luxurious St. James's Square.

Oct 30, 2014
Bless her dead little heart by James, Miranda, author.

Bless her dead little heart

With the Mississippi sun beating down, An'gel and Dickce are taking a break to cool off and pet sit their friend Charlie Harris's cat, Diesel, when their former sorority sister, Rosabelle Sultan, shows up at their door unexpectedly, with her ne'er-do-well adult children not far behind. Rosabelle's selfish offspring are desperate to discover what's in her will, and it soon becomes clear that one of them would kill to get their hands on the inheritance. Suddenly caught up in a deadly tangle of dup

Oct 30, 2014
Blacklist - a V.I. Warshawski novel by Paretsky, Sara.

Blacklist - a V.I. Warshawski novel

Chicago detective V.I. Warshawski investigates the murder of an African-American reporter and walks into a web of sex, politics, corruption, and secrecy spanning fifty years--from the McCarthy era to the Patriot Act--that could ultimately kill her.

Oct 30, 2014
Black Thursday - a Mrs. Frugalicious shopping mystery by Hull, Linda Joffe.

Black Thursday - a Mrs. Frugalicious shopping mystery

Oct 30, 2014
Black karma - a White Ginger novel by Robinson, Thatcher, 1952-

Black karma - a White Ginger novel

"Bai Jiang--San Francisco's best-known souxun ("people finder")--is hired to track down the mysterious Daniel Chen. Police inspector Kelly suspects Chen of being involved in a botched drug heist that resulted in the death of an officer. Bai has her own suspicions. She thinks the police just want to see Chen dead. Her investigation leads Bai into deadly intrigue as she finds herself caught between international intelligence agencies and merchants of war, who deal in death, drugs, and high-jacked

Oct 30, 2014
Black karma - a White Ginger novel by Robinson, Thatcher, 1952-

Black karma - a White Ginger novel

"Bai Jiang--San Francisco's best-known souxun ("people finder")--is hired to track down the mysterious Daniel Chen. Police inspector Kelly suspects Chen of being involved in a botched drug heist that resulted in the death of an officer. Bai has her own suspicions. She thinks the police just want to see Chen dead. Her investigation leads Bai into deadly intrigue as she finds herself caught between international intelligence agencies and merchants of war, who deal in death, drugs, and high-jacke

Oct 29, 2014
Bitterroot by Burke, James Lee

Bitterroot

Oct 30, 2014
Better off dead - a Casey Jones mystery by Munger, Katy.

Better off dead - a Casey Jones mystery

Oct 30, 2014
Bad to the bone - a Casey Jones mystery by Munger, Katy.

Bad to the bone - a Casey Jones mystery

Oct 30, 2014
Bad moon on the rise - a Casey Jones mystery by Munger, Katy.

Bad moon on the rise - a Casey Jones mystery

When a young basketball star and his mother disappear without a trace, the boy's grandmother begs Raleigh, N.C., private investigator Casey Jones to take the case. When the case becomes personal, Casey has trouble separating her professional and personal judgment, with disastrous results for both her and the boy.

Oct 30, 2014
Bad country - a novel by McKenzie, C. B.

Bad country - a novel

"The newest winner of the Tony Hillerman Prize, a debut mystery set in the Southwest starring a former rodeo cowboy turned private investigator, told in a transfixingly original style. Rodeo Grace Garnet lives alone, save for his old dog, in a remote corner of Arizona known to locals as the Hole. He doesn't get many visitors, but a body found near his home has drawn police attention to his front door. The victim is not one of the many illegal immigrants who risk their lives to cross the border

Oct 29, 2014
Bad country - a novel by McKenzie, C. B.

Bad country - a novel

"The newest winner of the Tony Hillerman Prize, a debut mystery set in the Southwest starring a former rodeo cowboy turned private investigator, told in a transfixingly original style. Rodeo Grace Garnet lives alone, save for his old dog, in a remote corner of Arizona known to locals as the Hole. He doesn't get many visitors, but a body found near his home has drawn police attention to his front door. The victim is not one of the many illegal immigrants who risk their lives to cross the border j

Oct 30, 2014
Aunty Lee's deadly specials by Yu, Ovidia, 1961-

Aunty Lee's deadly specials

"Rosie "Aunty" Lee, the feisty widow, amateur sleuth, and proprietor of Singapore's best-loved home cooking restaurant, is back in another delectable, witty mystery involving scandal and murder among the city's elite. Few know more about what goes on in Singapore than Aunty Lee. When a scandal over illegal organ donation involving prominent citizens makes news, she already has a list of suspects. There's no time to snoop, though--Aunty Lee's Delights is catering a brunch for local socialites Hen

Oct 29, 2014
Aunt Dimity's good deed by Atherton, Nancy.

Aunt Dimity's good deed

Nancy Atherton's growing number of fans will certainly be delighted by Aunt Dimity's latest appearance in the honey-colored English cottage she bequeathed to her "niece," Lori Shepherd. Thanks to Aunt Dimity, Lori's life has taken on fairy-tale proportions: she's financially set for life and happily married--or so she thinks. When Lori's plans for a second honeymoon to England with her workaholic husband fall through, she begrudgingly takes along her father-in-law--who promptly disappears, leavi

Oct 30, 2014
Angel killer - a Jessica Blackwood novel by Mayne, Andrew, 1973- author.

Angel killer - a Jessica Blackwood novel

"FBI agent Jessica Blackwood believes she has successfully left her complicated life as a gifted magician behind her, until a killer with seemingly supernatural powers puts her talents to the ultimate test. A mysterious hacker, who identifies himself only as "Warlock," brings down the FBI's website and posts a code in its place. It hides the GPS coordinates of a Michigan cemetery, where a dead girl is discovered rising from the ground, as if she tried to crawl out of her own grave. Born into a d

Oct 26, 2014
A virtuous death by Trent, Christine, author.

A virtuous death

"Queen Victoria, still mourning her long-dead husband Prince Albert, has found solace in John Brown, an enigmatic palace servant who dabbles in the occult and keeps the grieving queen entertained with his tarot card readings. Undertaker Violet Harper is invited to attend one of Mr. Brown's infamous readings, during which he implies that Buckingham Palace will soon be shrouded in death's dark veil. Well acquainted with death, Violet shrugs him off as a charlatan--until his sinister divinations be

Oct 30, 2014
A Virtuous Death by Trent, Christine

A Virtuous Death

Oct 29, 2014
A noble radiance by Leon, Donna.

A noble radiance

Oct 30, 2014
A New York Christmas - a novel by Perry, Anne.

A New York Christmas - a novel

"Anne Perry's new Christmas novel is an irresistible tale of love, betrayal, greed, murder, and selfless devotion. For the first time, Perry's annual yuletide offering is set in New York City--a sparkling young metropolis bursting with life, promise, and subtle menace. The year is 1904. Twenty-three-year-old Jemima Pitt, the daughter of Thomas Pitt, head of the Special Branch of the Metropolitan Police, is crossing the Atlantic as companion to Delphinia Cardew, who is to marry the aristocratic B

Oct 30, 2014
A midwinter's tail - a magical cats mystery by Kelly, Sofie, 1958- author.

A midwinter's tail - a magical cats mystery

"Winter in Mayville Heights is busy and not just because of the holidays. Kathleen is hard at work organizing a benefit to raise money for the library's popular Reading Buddies program. She has her hands full hosting the event. And when a guest at the gala drops dead, her magical cats, Owen and Hercules, will have their paws full helping her solve a murder. The victim is the ex of town rascal Burtis Chapman, but she hasn't lived in the area in years. And though everybody is denying knowledge of

Oct 30, 2014
A letter of Mary - a Mary Russell novel by King, Laurie R.

A letter of Mary - a Mary Russell novel

In 1923, an amateur archaeologist brings Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes an inlaid box from the Holy Land and then promptly dies in a suspicious traffic accident that leaves the master detective and Mary with a dangerous manuscript seemingly written by Mary Magdalene.

Oct 29, 2014
A letter of Mary - a Mary Russell novel by King, Laurie R.

A letter of Mary - a Mary Russell novel

From Edgar Award-winning author Laurie R. King, this national bestseller has met unprecedented acclaim from critics as diverse as "The New York Times Book Review": " a lively adventure in the very best of intellectual company". The case of an amateur archaeologist whose discoveries in the Holy Land may have resulted in her murder, this novel finds the inimitable duo of Russell and Holmes in superlative form. Martin's Press.

Oct 30, 2014
A high-end finish by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

A high-end finish

Shannon Hammer, owner of a successful home renovation and repair business in the seaside town of Lighthouse Cove in northern California, is the prime suspect in the murder of real estate agent Jerry Saxton. After the two of them go on a disastrous blind date, Jerry's body is found in a run-down Victorian home that Shannon has been hired to restore. The town's attractive new police chief suspects Shannon, who, with the help of her friends, her eccentric father, and a handsome crime writer who's j

Oct 30, 2014
A High-End Finish by Carlisle, Kate

A High-End Finish

Oct 26, 2014
A grave waiting - a Moretti and Falla mystery by Downie, Jill.

A grave waiting - a Moretti and Falla mystery

In St. Peter Port Harbour on the Channel Island of Guernsey, Detective Inspector Ed Moretti and his partner, Detective Sergeant Liz Falla, are called in to investigate the shooting death of arms dealer Bernard Masterson on the Just Desserts, his luxury yacht. Why are Masterson, his glamorous partner in crime, Ade`le Letourneau, and his thuggish bodyguard here on the island? And how are an ex-Folies Berge`re dancer, a former espionage agent, and a wealthy sax-playing financier involved--or are th

Oct 30, 2014
A dog gone murder by Viets, Elaine, 1950- author.

A dog gone murder

Josie has been asked to investigate Uncle Bob's Doggy Day Camp, known for its commercials featuring Uncle Bob liking dogs so much that he acts like one. But Josie soon learns how Uncle Bob acts when the cameras are off. Her mother's new tenant, Franklin, who works for Uncle Bob, plans to quit after seeing the man's true nature. But before he gets the chance, Bob is murdered, and Franklin goes from the doghouse to the big house. Now it's up to Josie to clear Franklin's name. Her investigation rev

Oct 30, 2014
A Dog Gone Murder by Viets, Elaine

A Dog Gone Murder

Oct 29, 2014
A Demon Summer by Malliet, G. M., 1951-

A Demon Summer

"In this new mystery, someone has been trying to poison the 15th Earl of Lislelivet. Since Lord Lislelivet has a gift for making enemies, no one--particularly his wife--finds this too surprising. What is surprising is that the poison was discovered in a fruitcake made and sold by the Handmaids of St. Lucy of Monkbury Abbey. The powerful Lord complains loudly to the local bishop, who asks Father Max Tudor, vicar of Nether Monkslip and former MI5 agent, to investigate. Just as Max comes to believe

Oct 30, 2014
A Deadly Indifference by Jevons, Marshall

A Deadly Indifference

Oct 30, 2014
A Dance at the Slaughterhouse by Block, Lawrence

A Dance at the Slaughterhouse

Oct 29, 2014
A dance at the slaughterhouse - a Matthew Scudder crime novel by Block, Lawrence.

A dance at the slaughterhouse - a Matthew Scudder crime novel

Private investigator Matthew Scudder searches for the missing link between two horrific crimes -- the rape-murder of wealthy Amanda Thurman and a snuff film involving a young homeless boy.

Oct 30, 2014
A crafty Christmas by Bryan, Mollie Cox, 1963- author.

A crafty Christmas

"Christmas is just around the corner, and the ladies of the Cumberland Creek Scrapbook Crop are thrilled when Sheila wins the first place prize in a scrapbooking design contest: a ten-day scrapbook-themed cruise in the Caribbean. Vera and Paige decide to tag along, which should pose the perfect opportunity to learn some new techniques, mingle with fellow croppers, and get in some rest and relaxation before the chaos of Christmas. But when Sheila finds a famous crafter dead, and investigators det

Oct 30, 2014