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X by Grafton, Sue, author.

X

"Of #1 New York Times-bestselling author Sue Grafton, NPR's Maureen Corrigan said, "Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters." With only two letters left, Grafton's many devoted readers will share that sentiment. X: The number ten. An unknown quantity. A mistake. A cross. A kiss. X: The shortest entry in Webster's Unabridged. Derived from Greek and Latin and commonly found in science, medicine, and religion. The most graphically dramatic letter. Notoriously tricky to pronounce: think xyloph

Aug 31, 2015
Woman with a secret by Hannah, Sophie, 1971- author.

Woman with a secret

A woman desperate to hide a devastating secret in her past is drawn into a murder investigation.

Aug 31, 2015
Twenty-nine and a Half Reasons by Swank, Denise Grover

Twenty-nine and a Half Reasons

Aug 31, 2015
Twenty-eight and a half wishes by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Twenty-eight and a half wishes

For Rose Gardner, working at the DMV on a Friday afternoon is bad even before she sees a vision of herself dead. She's had plenty of visions, usually boring ones like someone's toilet's overflowed, but she's never seen one of herself before. When her overbearing momma winds up murdered on her sofa instead, two things are certain: there isn't enough hydrogen peroxide in the state of Arkansas to get that stain out, and Rose is the prime suspect. Rose realizes she's wasted twenty-four years of livi

Aug 29, 2015
Twanged by Clark, Carol Higgins.

Twanged

Sent to Branson, Missouri, to protect Brigid, a singer whose life has been threatened, sleuth Regan Reilly follows her client to Ireland, where Brigid is to give a concert and where Regan must foil a murderer's diabolical schemes.

Aug 27, 2015
Trick or Deceit by Freydont, Shelley

Trick or Deceit

Aug 28, 2015
Threads of evidence by Wait, Lea, author.

Threads of evidence

"It's hard to imagine anything bad ever happening in picturesque Haven Harbor, Maine--until a famous face rolls into town and unthreads some very dark secrets. Angie Curtis and the Mainely Needlepointers are all too familiar with the Gardener estate. The crumbling Victorian mansion, known as "Aurora," has been sitting vacant for nearly twenty-five years--and some say it's haunted by the ghost of Jasmine Gardener, the teenage girl who died there in 1970 under mysterious circumstances. Harbor Have

Aug 31, 2015
Thoreau in Phantom Bog by Oak, B. B., author.

Thoreau in Phantom Bog

Thoreau returns to Plumford, Massachusetts in search of a fellow conductor on the Underground Railroad who has gone missing. With the help of his good friend, Dr. Adam Walker, Thoreau finds the conductor--shot to death on a back road. After another conductor is murdered in a neighboring town, a letter is found from someone claiming to have been hired to assassinate anyone harboring fugitive slaves. With all of them now potential targets, Thoreau and Walker urgently need to find the killer.

Aug 31, 2015
Thirteen Guests by Farjeon, J. Jefferson

Thirteen Guests

Aug 31, 2015
The woman who walked in sunshine by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

The woman who walked in sunshine

The Agency and Mma Ramotswe's first-ever holiday are thrown into unexpected turmoil by a case involving a Botswana war hero whose reputation is being called into question.

Aug 31, 2015
The White Shepherd by Dalton, Annie

The White Shepherd

Aug 31, 2015
The ville rat by Limón, Martin, 1948-

The ville rat

Aug 31, 2015
The verdict on each man dead - a Peter Cammon mystery by Whellams, David, 1948- author.

The verdict on each man dead - a Peter Cammon mystery

"Peter Cammon, now retired from New Scotland Yard, is drawn into a confrontation with evil in a most unlikely setting. The former chief inspector finds himself in the suburbs of Salt Lake City, Utah, chasing a depraved man who may have deep terrorist connections."--

Aug 31, 2015
The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra by Khan, Vaseem

The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra

Aug 31, 2015
The Third Place by Jones, J. Sydney

The Third Place

Aug 31, 2015
The Theory of Death by Kellerman, Faye

The Theory of Death

Aug 31, 2015
The Stages by Satterlee, Thom

The Stages

Aug 31, 2015
The skeleton plot - a Lambert & Hook police procedural by Gregson, J. M.

The skeleton plot - a Lambert & Hook police procedural

When a human skeleton is discovered on the boundary of a 20-year-old property development, it seems there are a large number of people who may know the identity of the corpse and how it got there. But twenty years is a long time and those individuals were very different people back then. Skeletons are being revealed in all senses and there are many prominent local figures who are beginning to feel uncomfortable and afraid. It's up to Detective Chief Superintendent Lambert and Detective Sergeant

Aug 29, 2015
The Sicilian Wife by Edwards, Caterina

The Sicilian Wife

Aug 31, 2015
The Scottie Barked at Midnight by Dunnett, Kaitlyn

The Scottie Barked at Midnight

Aug 31, 2015
The question of the unfamiliar husband by Cohen, Jeffrey, 1957-

The question of the unfamiliar husband

Aug 31, 2015
The Patriarch - a Bruno, chief of police novel by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23-, author.

The Patriarch - a Bruno, chief of police novel

Attending the lavish birthday celebration of a World War II hero, police chief Bruno becomes intimately tangled in the family's dynamics when one of their close friends dies under suspicious circumstances.

Aug 31, 2015
The nature of the beast by Penny, Louise, author.

The nature of the beast

"Hardly a day goes by when nine year old Laurent Lepage doesn't cry wolf. From alien invasions, to walking trees, to winged beasts in the woods, to dinosaurs spotted in the village of Three Pines, his tales are so extraordinary no one can possibly believe him. Including Armand and Reine-Marie Gamache, who now live in the little Quebec village. But when the boy disappears, the villagers are faced with the possibility that one of his tall tales might have been true. And so begins a frantic search

Aug 31, 2015
The mystery of the lost Cézanne - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963-

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

"The fifth entry in this acclaimed series finds Verlaque and Bonnet investigating a murder and the provenance of a mysterious painting Like Donna Leon and Andrea Camilleri, M. L. Longworth's enchanting mystery series blends clever whodunits with gustatory delights and the timeless appeal of Provence. The Mystery of the Lost Ce´zanne adds a new twist by immersing Antoine and Marine in a clever double narrative that costars Provence's greatest artist. A friend in his cigar club asks Antoine t

Aug 31, 2015
The musubi murder by Bow, Frankie.

The musubi murder

"Newly single and far from home, Professor Molly Barda wants to focus on her job and stay out of trouble until she gets tenure at remote Mahina State University. But her life is upended when fast-food entrepreneur Jimmy Tanaka, founder of Merrie Musubis, pledges a huge donation to Molly's college, and then disappears. Molly's bottom-line-obsessed dean tasks her with locating the missing musubi mogul, a quest that lands her in a stew of old grudges, whispered scandals, and murder. Along the way,

Aug 31, 2015
The Marsh Madness by Abbott, Victoria

The Marsh Madness

Aug 28, 2015
The killing. II - based on the Bafta award winning TV series written by Søren Sveistrup by Hewson, David, 1953- author.

The killing. II - based on the Bafta award winning TV series written by Søren Sveistrup

It's been two years since Detective Sarah Lund left Copenhagen in disgrace. But when the body of a female lawyer is discovered in macabre circumstances, Head of Homicide Lennart Brix knows that Lund is the one person he can rely on to discover the truth.

Aug 29, 2015
The killing room - a mystery in Florence by Kent, Christobel, author.

The killing room - a mystery in Florence

When private investigator Sandro Cellini is invited to attend a glamorous launch party for a luxury residence overlooking the glittering expanse of Florence, he has no idea what he's walking into. Behind the ancient and luxurious facade of Palazzo San Giorgio, there lies a series of terrible secrets; an old torture chamber, hidden for centuries in the bowels of the building, and a much more recent malevolence. The former head of security for this elite development has just died under suspicious

Aug 29, 2015
The intruder - a crime novel by Östlundh, Håkan, 1962-

The intruder - a crime novel

"The Intruder is an unusual story about betrayal and dark secrets. The Andersson family is being sent scary letters without a sender's name. Who could possibly want to harm them? Gotland policeman Fredrik Broman and his colleagues take the threats seriously, but cannot rule out the possibility that it is all a tasteless joke. When the threats escalate and the couple's daughter disappears, all doubts vanish. This is for real. And it is only the beginning. When the police pressure the husband, a c

Aug 31, 2015
The haunted season - a Max Tudor novel by Malliet, G. M., 1951-

The haunted season - a Max Tudor novel

Aug 31, 2015
The guise of another by Eskens, Allen, 1963-

The guise of another

Aug 31, 2015
The Grave Soul by Hart, Ellen

The Grave Soul

Aug 31, 2015
The ghost and Mrs. Fletcher - a Murder, She Wrote Mystery - a novel by Fletcher, Jessica.

The ghost and Mrs. Fletcher - a Murder, She Wrote Mystery - a novel

"In the USA Today bestselling Murder, She Wrote series--make room for Jessica Fletcher as she cleans house to catch a killer who hasn't got a ghost of a chance. Jessica's friend, Eve Simpson is the town's premiere real estate agent and has recently takenon the task of selling one of Cabot Cove's oldest properties--the Spencer Percy House, built in 1805 by a sea captain for his young wife. Its current occupant, Joe Cooper, a crusty former carpenter, is convinced he's about to die and wants the ho

Aug 31, 2015
The flood by Hewson, David, 1953-

The flood

Florence 1986. A seemingly inexplicable attack on a church fresco of Adam and Eve brings together an unlikely couple: Julia Wellbeloved, an English art student, and Pino Fratelli, a semi-retired detective who longs to be back in the field. Their investigation leads them into the secret society that underpins the city; an elite underworld of excess violence and desire. The Flood takes the reader on a dazzling journey into the darkness in Florence's past: the night of the great flood in 1966...

Aug 31, 2015
The end game by Coulter, Catherine.

The end game

"From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Catherine Coulter, the explosive new addition to the remarkable thriller series featuring Nicholas Drummond and Mike Caine"--

Aug 28, 2015
The eloquence of the dead by Brady, Conor.

The eloquence of the dead

Aug 31, 2015
The drowning ground - a novel by Marrison, James, author.

The drowning ground - a novel

"Chief Inspector Guillermo Downes is a long way from his native home of Argentina, heading up the police department in the English Cotswolds. But he isn't far enough to escape the memories of his past, or to lose the baggage he carries from the loss of someone close to him. So when a young girl, Gail, disappears--the second girl in the span of two weeks to go missing--Downes makes a promise to the child's mother to find her no matter what it takes. Ten years later, that promise remains unfulfill

Aug 31, 2015
The drowned boy by Fossum, Karin, 1954- author.

The drowned boy

"A new addition to the captivating Inspector Sejer series, the first since The Caller, from Norway's finest crime writer Carmen and Nicolai failed to resuscitate their son, Tommy, after finding him floating in their backyard pond. When Inspector Skarre arrives on the scene, Carmen reports that Tommy, a healthy toddler with Down syndrome, wandered into the garden while Nicolai was working in the basement and she was cleaning the house. Skarre senses something is off with Carmen's story and consul

Aug 31, 2015
The diamond caper by Mayle, Peter.

The diamond caper

Aug 31, 2015
The devil's seal - a mystery of ancient Ireland by Tremayne, Peter, author.

The devil's seal - a mystery of ancient Ireland

"Ireland, A.D. 671. An Anglo-Saxon delegation arrives in Cashel to debate the new religious rules that have been handed down from Rome. The Abbot of Imleach leads the Irish delegation, which is hostile to the new rules from outsiders. Among the Anglo-Saxon group is Brother Eadulf's own younger brother Egric, whom Eadulf hasn't seen for many years. When the debate quickly becomes acrimonious, a local abbess has to step in as a mediator between the two sides. But not even a day later her body is d

Aug 27, 2015
The Devil's Monk by Fraser, Sara.

The Devil's Monk

An intriguing 19th Century historical mystery. July, 1829. When a female corpse, dressed in male clothing, is discovered lying in a haystack in the Worcestershire countryside, rumour and superstition abound. For the sighting of a man in white robes fleeing from the scene leads to suspicion that the 'Devil's Monk' is responsible for the crime. According to local legend, this vengeful apparition appears at intervals to molest and kill. Constable Thomas Potts is dismissive of the rumours - but with

Aug 29, 2015
The company she kept by Mayor, Archer.

The company she kept

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

Aug 28, 2015
The circle by Minier, Bernard.

The circle

"They find the boy by the swimming pool, dolls floating on its surface. Inside the house, his teacher lies dead. But he claims to remember nothing. June 2010. In the middle of a World Cup match, Martin Servaz receives a call from a long-lost lover. A fewmiles away in the town of Marsac, Classics professor Claire Diemar has been brutally murdered. As if that weren't disturbing enough, Servaz receives a cryptic e-mail indicating that Julian Hirtmann, the most twisted of all serial killers, is back

Aug 31, 2015
The cat, the sneak and the secret by Sweeney, Leann, author.

The cat, the sneak and the secret

"Jillian Hart and Tom are finally tying the knot, but first they need to make sure Tom's stepson, Finn, is as comfortable as possible in the lake house they will all call home. So when it becomes clear that Finn has fallen for a pretty cat from the Mercy Animal Sanctuary, Jillian and Tom readily agree to make room for one more--even though the tortoiseshell kitty is a notorious kleptomaniac. So far, the cat has sneaked out of the adoption center time after time, bringing back trinkets, shoelaces

Aug 31, 2015
The burying ground - a Thaddeus Lewis mystery by Kellough, Janet, author.

The burying ground - a Thaddeus Lewis mystery

"Someone is digging up the graves at the Strangers' Burying Ground in Toronto--the final resting place of criminals, vagrants, indigents, and alcoholics--and the only person who seems to care is the sexton, Morgan Spicer. The authorities are unconcerned; after all, for years the growing village of Yorkville has been clamouring to have the bodies moved and the Burying Ground closed. The distraught Spicer enlists the aid of his old friend Thaddeus Lewis, who has unexpectedly returned to preaching

Aug 31, 2015
The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories by Penzler, Otto (EDT)

The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories

Aug 31, 2015
The big bitch - a Jackson "Doc" Holiday mystery by Lang, John Patrick.

The big bitch - a Jackson "Doc" Holiday mystery

"Private Eye Jackson “Doc” Holiday investigates fraud, a crime he knows intimately. He was once a respected and successful mortgage banker who laundered more than 100 million dollars in dirty money. Although never convicted, he has been blackballed from banking. After his drinking buddy, a Catholic priest named Jesus Cortez, is shot dead in the driveway of Doc’s Berkeley home, he sets out to find his killer. The case takes him in search of an old confederate in Portland, where he begins to suspe

Aug 31, 2015
The beat goes on - the complete Rebus stories by Rankin, Ian, author.

The beat goes on - the complete Rebus stories

"Brilliant, irascible and frequently frustrating to both his friends and his long-suffering bosses, John Rebus has made the dark places of Edinburgh his home for over two decades. THE BEAT GOES ON collects all of Ian Rankin's Rebus short stories for the first time, including two never-before published tales written specifically for this collection. From his beginnings as a young Detective Constable in "Dead and Buried," right up to his dramatic, but not quite final, retirement in "The Very Last

Aug 31, 2015
The Bark Before Christmas by Berenson, Laurien

The Bark Before Christmas

Aug 28, 2015
The Bangkok asset by Burdett, John, author.

The Bangkok asset

Sonchai Jitpleecheep--the brash and beguiling Royal Thai Police Force detective who has been our guide through John Burdett's five previous acclaimed Bangkok novels--is back. The former monk and devout Buddhist, forever battling to protect his karma from the assaults of morally compromising cases, is now faced with the most horrifying technological innovation to make its way to the streets of Bangkok, and a conspiracy of almost unfathomable reach. With Sonchai on this case is the young female in

Aug 30, 2015
The bad actor by Ebisch, Glen Albert, 1946-

The bad actor

"An advice columnist is threatened when she warns a woman against being taken advantage of by a young playboy."--

Aug 31, 2015
The Adventuress by Alexander, Tasha

The Adventuress

Aug 31, 2015
Swag Bags and Swindlers by Howell, Dorothy

Swag Bags and Swindlers

Aug 28, 2015
Stone Cold Case - A Rock Shop Mystery by Dilts, Catherine

Stone Cold Case - A Rock Shop Mystery

Aug 31, 2015
Spellcasting in silk by Blackwell, Juliet, author.

Spellcasting in silk

"Lily would like nothing better than to relax, enjoy her friends, and take care of business at her store, which is booming thanks to San Francisco's upcoming Summer of Love Festival. But as the unofficial witchy consultant to the SFPD, she is pulled into yet another case. A woman has jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge, and her apparent suicide may be connected to a suspicious botanica in the Mission District. When the police investigate the shop, they ask Lily to look into its mysterious owner, w

Aug 27, 2015
Smaller and smaller circles by Batacan, F. H., author.

Smaller and smaller circles

"In northeast Manila's Quezon City is a district called Payatas--a 50-acre dump that is home to thousands of people who live off of what they can scavenge there. It is one of the poorest neighborhoods in a city whose law enforcement is already stretched thin, devoid of forensic resources and rife with corruption. So when the eviscerated bodies of teenage boys begin to appear in the dump heaps, there is no one to seek justice on their behalf. In the rainy summer of 1997, two Jesuit priests take t

Aug 31, 2015
Shroud of roses by Ferris, Gloria, 1947-, author.

Shroud of roses

The Class of 2000 left behind a skeleton in its closet, and fifteen years later someone is coming for the rest of the graduates, including none other than Bliss Moonbeam Cornwall. Against their better judgement, Cornwall and Redfern team up to expose the killer before time or Cornwalls talent for stumbling into danger gets the best of them.

Aug 31, 2015
Shooting for the stars - a Gil Malloy novel by Belsky, Richard.

Shooting for the stars - a Gil Malloy novel

"Following up his "engrossing journalistic thriller" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) The Kennedy Connection, R. G. Belsky brings back New York City newspaper reporter Gil Malloy in a gripping new mystery about the closed-case murder of a Hollywood actress. Some thirty years ago, movie star Laura Marlowe was shot to death by a crazed fan in New York City, who then killed himself. The police ruled it a murder-suicide, the case was closed, and the beloved starlet faded away into history. But when

Aug 31, 2015
Sherlock Holmes and the Four Corners of Hell by Duffy, Séamus, author.

Sherlock Holmes and the Four Corners of Hell

Collects three tales starring the legendary detective, including "The Adventure of the Rotherhithe Ship-breakers" in which Holmes' hunt for a would-be assassin leads him to one of the most dangerous spots in London.

Aug 31, 2015
Shepherd's crook by Boneham, Sheila Webster, 1952.

Shepherd's crook

Aug 31, 2015
Served cold by Goldberg, Ed

Served cold

Aug 31, 2015
Secret world / A Tudor Mystery Featuring Christopher Marlowe by Trow, M. J, author.

Secret world / A Tudor Mystery Featuring Christopher Marlowe

After discovering a family friend was found murdered in her bed, Kit Marlowe sets out to discover who is responsible, drawing the attention of Queen Elizabeth's spymaster Francis Walsingham.

Aug 31, 2015
Red line - a Matt Sinclair novel by Thiem, Brian, author.

Red line - a Matt Sinclair novel

When a teenager from a wealthy suburb outside of Oakland, California is dumped at an inner city bus stop, homicide detective Matt Sinclair catches the case. It's his first since being bumped to desk duty for a bust that went south fast. With few leads and plenty of attention, it's the worst kind of case to help him get back up to speed. It only gets worse as the bodies start to pile up--first at the same bus bench, then around the city.

Aug 28, 2015
Quarry by Collins, Max Allan, author.

Quarry

"Who is Quarry? A Vietnam veteran. A nice, normal guy. A killer for hire. Normally he doesn't ask questions about the targets provided by the urbane Broker. This time the victim is so unlikely, Quarry gets curious-- but he doesn't pursue his curiosity until he's betrayed by whoever hired him. Now the hitman must solve the murder he committed"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 31, 2015
Pretty Girls by Slaughter, Karin

Pretty Girls

Aug 28, 2015
Poisoned prose by Adams, Ellery, author.

Poisoned prose

Olivia thought gathering some of the most renowned storytellers in one place would be a nice, simple way for herself and the Bayside Book Writers to appreciate their talents. But things take a dark turn when the most famous storyteller in the nation, the captivating performer Violetta Devereaux, announces onstage that she will meet her end in Oyster Bay. When Violetta is discovered murdered after the show, everyone involved with the retreat becomes a suspect. There are rumors that Violetta, who

Aug 31, 2015
Plantation shudders by Byron, Ellen.

Plantation shudders

Prodigal daughter Maggie Crozat has returned home to her family's plantation-turned-bed-and-breakfast in Louisiana. When one of their guests dies from unnatural causes, Maggie and her family suddenly become suspects in a murder.

Aug 29, 2015
Peril by Ponytail by Cohen, Nancy J.

Peril by Ponytail

Aug 31, 2015
Parchment and Old Lace by Childs, Laura/ Moran, Terrie Farley

Parchment and Old Lace

Aug 31, 2015
Oblivion by Indridason, Arnaldur

Oblivion

Aug 31, 2015
No virgin island - a Sabrina Salter mystery by Dorsey, C. Michele.

No virgin island - a Sabrina Salter mystery

Aug 29, 2015
No other darkness by Hilary, Sarah.

No other darkness

""The DI Marnie Rome series [is] one to watch." --Shelf Awareness The gripping follow-up to Sarah Hilary's acclaimed debut Someone Else's Skin, No Other Darkness finds mystery's "impressive new cop-heroine" (The Times, London) on a case that hauntingly echoes her own family tragedy. Detective Inspector Marnie Rome and her partner Detective Sergeant Noah Jake are investigating the recent discovery of two dead boys in a bunker beneath a London garden. Terry and Beth, under whose garden the bodies

Aug 31, 2015
No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco by Herriman, Nancy.

No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco

A courageous nurse and a war-scarred police detective in 1860s San Francisco investigate the brutal killing of a Chinese patient whose demise is blamed on the nurse's hot-headed brother-in-law.

Aug 30, 2015
Nine Lives by Staub, Wendy Corsi

Nine Lives

Aug 31, 2015
Murder, Plainly Read by Alan, Isabella

Murder, Plainly Read

Aug 31, 2015
Murder of an Open Book by Swanson, Denise

Murder of an Open Book

Aug 28, 2015
Murder in the queen's wardrobe by Emerson, Kathy Lynn, author.

Murder in the queen's wardrobe

London, 1582: Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey, a talented and well-educated woman of independent means, is recruited by Queen Elizabeth I's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, to be lady-in-waiting to Lady Mary, a cousin of the queen. With her talent in languages and knowledge of ciphers and codes, she will be integral to the spymaster as an intelligence gatherer, being able to get close to Lady Mary just at the time when she is being courted by Russia's Ivan the Terrible. However, there are some noble

Aug 29, 2015
Murder in the paperback parlor by Adams, Ellery, author.

Murder in the paperback parlor

"With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Jane Steward is organizing a week of activities for fans of love stories at her book-themed resort. But her Regency readers barely have time to brush up on their Jane Austen before tragedy strikes Storyton Hall. Rosamund York, one of the most celebrated authors in attendance, is killed. Rosamund had as many enemies as she did admirers, including envious fellow novelists, a jealous former lover, and dozens of angry fans. It's up to Jane, with the help

Aug 31, 2015
Murder comes calling by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.)

Murder comes calling

When four murders take place in a secluded English community, Scottish barrister Rex Graves is called on by an old friend to lend his investigatory expertise. The authorities suspect a shady house agent, but letters written in blood on the bodies tip Rex off to a different kind of killer.

Aug 31, 2015
Murder by suspicion - an Ellie Quicke mystery by Heley, Veronica, author.

Murder by suspicion - an Ellie Quicke mystery

Ellie is desperate to find someone to look after her elderly housekeeper, Rose. But employing a carer proves to be a mixed blessing, for Claire is heavily involved with a local church with a charismatic pastor, who -- seemingly coincidentally -- is looking to Ellie's charitable trust for financial help. Can Ellie trust Claire and Pastor Ambrose?

Aug 31, 2015
Murder at the courthouse by Gabhart, Ann H., 1947-

Murder at the courthouse

Aug 31, 2015
Murder at the Brightwell - a mystery by Weaver, Ashley.

Murder at the Brightwell - a mystery

"Amory Ames is a wealthy young woman who questions her marriage to her notoriously charming playboy husband, Milo. Looking for a change, she accepts a request for help from her former fiance, Gil Trent, not knowing that she'll soon become embroiled in a murder investigation that will test not only her friendship with Gil, but will upset the status quo with her husband. Amory accompanies Gil to the luxurious Brightwell Hotel in an attempt to circumvent the marriage of his sister, Emmeline, to Rup

Aug 31, 2015
Murder at Barclay Meadow - a mystery by Eckel, Wendy Sand, author.

Murder at Barclay Meadow - a mystery

"Rosalie Hart's world has been upended. After her husband confesses to an affair, she exiles herself to her late aunt's farmhouse on Maryland's Eastern Shore. With its fields untended and the house itself in disrepair, Barclay Meadow couldn't be more different than the tidy D.C. suburb she used to call home. Just when Rosalie feels convinced things couldn't get any worse, she finds a body floating in her marsh grasses."--

Aug 27, 2015
Move Your Blooming Corpse by Ireland, D. E.

Move Your Blooming Corpse

Aug 28, 2015
Moonshadows - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery by Weston, Julie W., 1943-

Moonshadows - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery

"A photographer's aspirations take her West in the 1920s, right into a mysterious murder case."--

Aug 31, 2015
Midnight on the Mississippi by Ellis, Mary, 1951-

Midnight on the Mississippi

Hunter Galen and Nicki Price join forces to solve Hunter's business partner's death. Encountering sophisticated shell games, black mail, and death threats the only thing they can really on is faith and fearless determination.

Aug 27, 2015
Margaret Truman's Internship in murder by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Margaret Truman's Internship in murder

"Laura is a young intern in Washington, D.C., working for handsome and likable Congressman Hal Gannon. Laura falls for the charming Gannon, but when she catches a stewardess at Gannon's apartment, she vows to destroy him. Private investigator Robert Brixton is a former cop who has also worked for the FBI. When Laura goes missing, Brixton is hired by Laura's family to gain insight into the case that the police might have missed. Brixton tracks down rumors about Gannon--a staunchly moral "family a

Aug 31, 2015
Malice at the palace by Bowen, Rhys, author.

Malice at the palace

Lady Georgiana Rannoch won't deny that being thirty-fifth in line for the British throne has its advantages. Unfortunately, money isn't one of them. And sometimes making ends meet requires her to investigate a little royal wrongdoing.

Aug 30, 2015
Lord of the wings - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna, author.

Lord of the wings - a Meg Langslow mystery

Reluctantly volunteering her home after a haunted house exhibit burns down during her town's over-the-top Halloween festival activities, Meg Langslow is challenged to save the day upon discovering a real murder victim among the creepy displays.

Aug 30, 2015
Long upon the land by Maron, Margaret.

Long upon the land

"On a quiet August morning, Judge Deborah Knott's father Kezzie makes a shocking discovery on a remote corner of his farm: the body of a man bludgeoned to death. Investigating this crime, Deborah's husband, Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant, soon uncovers a long-simmering hostility between Kezzie and the slain man over a land dispute. The local newspaper implies that Deborah's family may have had something to do with the murder-and that Dwight is dragging his feet on the case. Meanwhile, Deborah is

Aug 31, 2015
Laying down the paw by Kelly, Diane, author.

Laying down the paw

When a raging tornado hits Forth Worth, Megan's squad car is flipped over-and her devoted police dog, Brigit, is not amused. But that's not all that's upside-down. The streets are littered with looters-and members of a violent street gang-and no local business is safe. It's time to get back on all fours and see that the job of protecting the public is done. But Megan, outmanned and outgunned, has no choice but to let the gang members get away. Later, when she learns that one of them is a suspect

Aug 31, 2015
Lay death at her door by Buhmann, Elizabeth

Lay death at her door

Aug 31, 2015
Law and Author by Chase, Erika

Law and Author

Aug 28, 2015
Last words by Koryta, Michael, author.

Last words

Grieving the death of his wife, private investigator Mark Novak reluctantly accepts a case from a suspected murderer who may or may not be innocent.

Aug 31, 2015
Last ragged breath by Keller, Julia, author.

Last ragged breath

From the night-black depths of a coalmine to the sun-struck peaks of the Appalachian Mountains, from a riveting murder mystery to a poignant meditation on the meaning of love and family, the latest novel in the critically acclaimed series strikes out for new territory: the sorrow and outrage that spring from a real-life chapter in West Virginia history. Royce Dillard doesn't remember much about the day his parents-and one hundred and twenty-three other souls-died in the 1972 Buffalo Creek disast

Aug 31, 2015
Knot the Usual Suspects by Macrae, Molly

Knot the Usual Suspects

Aug 28, 2015
Knock on wood by Johnston, Linda O.

Knock on wood

Aug 31, 2015
Isolation - a Faye Longchamp mystery by Evans, Mary Anna, author.

Isolation - a Faye Longchamp mystery

"Archaeologist Faye Longchamp-Mantooth has dug herself a deep hole and she can't make her way out of it. As she struggles to recover from a shattering personal loss, she sees that everyone she loves is trying to reach out to her. If only she could reach back. Instead she's out digging holes all over her home, the Florida island of Joyeuse. In their old plantation home, Joe Wolf Mantooth is surrounded by family--Faye, the wife he loves; their toddler son he adores; and his father, who hasn't gott

Aug 31, 2015
In the dark places - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950- author.

In the dark places - an Inspector Banks novel

"As Banks and his team follow what few clues they have, desperate to find the missing boy, who holds the key to the puzzle, they find themselves branching out in different directions. As the end game becomes a race against time, even Banks's team isn't safe from the rage of the hunted animal"--

Aug 31, 2015
In a dark, dark wood by Ware, Ruth.

In a dark, dark wood

"What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware's suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. Leonora, known to some as Lee and others as Nora, is a reclusive crime writer, unwilling to leave her "nest" of an apartment unless it is absolutely necessary. When a friend she hasn't seen or spoken to in years unexpectedly invites Nora (Lee?) to a weekend away in an eerie glass house deep in the English countrysid

Aug 30, 2015
Idyll threats - a Thomas Lynch novel by Gayle, Stephanie, 1975-

Idyll threats - a Thomas Lynch novel

Aug 31, 2015
Heirs and Assigns - A New British Country House Murder Mystery Series by Eccles, Marjorie

Heirs and Assigns - A New British Country House Murder Mystery Series

Aug 31, 2015
Hangman's game by Syken, Bill, author.

Hangman's game

"After losing his starting position as a college quarterback to a shoulder injury, Nick Gallow has remade himself as a punter. Now in his fifth year in the pros with the Philadelphia Sentinels, Nick spends most of his time on the sidelines. He no longer makes winning plays, and when the team visits a hospital, the sick kids would rather talk to the players they've actually heard of. But Nick is unexpectedly thrust back into the spotlight when he witnesses the murder of the new all-star draft pic

Aug 31, 2015
Grace cries uncle by Hyzy, Julie A., author.

Grace cries uncle

"When Grace's estranged sister Liza shows up on her doorstep, the timing couldn't be worse. Grace's beloved boss and benefactor, Bennett Marshfield, has finally gotten her to agree to a DNA test to establish if he is, in fact, her uncle. If so, Grace would move from being the trusted curator and manager of Marshfield Manor to Bennett's heir. And her duplicitous sister would be right behind her in the line of inheritance. Liza is not the only mysterious visitor to arrive in town. A man claiming t

Aug 31, 2015
Grace among thieves by Hyzy, Julie A., author.

Grace among thieves

When Grace Wheaton's former professor calls to warn her of a rash of thefts at various historical sites, she isn't surprised, because Marshfield Manor has been targeted, too. Grace wonders if the thefts have something to do with a film crew roaming the grounds, digitally immortalizing the manor. But soon she gets distracted by an incident much more dire: the shooting of one guest and the murder of another.

Aug 31, 2015
Gone but knot forgotten by Marks, Mary, author.

Gone but knot forgotten

"Sorting through the estate of a wealthy recluse may sound like a fascinating task, but when the skeletons in the closets turn out to be real, Martha and her quilting pals wish they'd stuck to basting and batting... Martha Rose is stunned when she hears that her best friend from high school has passed away. Her shock doubles when she learns that Harriet Oliver made her the executor of her estate. But when investigators determine that Harriet was murdered, Martha recruits her fellow quilters to h

Aug 31, 2015
Godless country - a mystery by Hunt, Alaric, author.

Godless country - a mystery

"Clayton Guthrie is a private fixer for the aristocracy of New York City. His latest job is to protect a Manhattan heiress from a dangerous stalker. He hires retired bodyguard Abraham Swabe to protect her while he runs a trap operation assisted by his young operative, Rachel Vasquez, who juggles her new responsibilities while suffering from the shaky after-effects of a shootout"--Amazon.com.

Aug 31, 2015
Ghost to the Rescue by Hart, Carolyn

Ghost to the Rescue

Aug 31, 2015
Fudging the books by Gerber, Daryl Wood, author.

Fudging the books

Pirate Week is sweeping through Crystal Cove and keeping Jenna Hart and her bookstore, the Cookbook Nook, plenty busy. But she's not too swamped to also host the local Chocolate Cookbook Club's meeting--especially because the guest of honor is her friend, candy maker and cookbook author Coco Chastain. Jenna whips up a delicious event amidst the rowdy festivities, but the mood is soon broken by robberies, simmering tempers, and a dead body--Coco's editor, Alison. The suspects turn out to be more

Aug 31, 2015
Front runner - a Dick Francis novel by Francis, Felix.

Front runner - a Dick Francis novel

"Jefferson Hinkley is back in the newest Dick Francis thriller by the New York Times-bestselling author of Damage. In his role as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, Jeff Hinkley is approached by a multi-time champion jockey to discuss the delicate matter of losing races on purpose. Little does he know that the call will set off a lethal chain of events, including the apparent suicide of the jockey and an attempt on Hinkley's own life. Never one to leave suspicious

Aug 31, 2015
Friends in high places - a Liberty Lane mystery by Peacock, Caro, author.

Friends in high places - a Liberty Lane mystery

Featuring private investigator Liberty Lane September, 1840. Novelist and patron of the arts Lady Blessington has hired Liberty Lane to escort a French gentleman to The Hague. For he has in his possession important papers that will assist in the forthcoming trial of Prince Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, the late emperor's nephew who has failed in an attempt to seize power in France. Plans for the undercover expedition are disrupted however when a body is found hanging in the attic at Gore House, Lady

Aug 28, 2015
Forgotten voices by Adams, Jane, 1960- author.

Forgotten voices

"Who would want to kill widowed mother of two Ellen Tailor, a seemingly innocent, inoffensive woman, and leave her body for her children to find? Rina Martin's policeman friend Mac can't find anything that looks like a motive and not much more in terms of suspects. While it is true Ellen didn't get on with her mother in law, it seems hard to believe their arguments escalated into a brutal killing. A former abusive partner seems a more likely suspect, but unfortunately for Mac he seems to have a

Aug 31, 2015
Fool me once by Hockensmith, Steve.

Fool me once

"Since taking over the White Magic Five and Dime, Alanis McLachlan has been tracking down old customers and making amends for her mother’s con jobs. So when Marsha—one of the shop’s most loyal clients—comes looking for a way out of her abusive marriage, Alanis does everything she can to help. But lending a hand leads to unforeseen consequences, including the murder of Marsha’s husband. Now Alanis has to use her wiles to undo a mess of her own making. Her growing mastery of the tarot might help h

Aug 31, 2015
Final sentence by Gerber, Daryl Wood.

Final sentence

In need of a change, Jenna Hart leaves the high-pressure world of advertising to help her aunt, Vera, open a culinary bookshop and cafe´. Back with her family in Crystal Cove, California, Jenna seems to have all the right ingredients for a fresh start-- until someone adds a dash of murder.

Aug 31, 2015
Dragonfish - a novel by Tran, Vu, 1975-

Dragonfish - a novel

"Robert, an Oakland cop, still can't let go of Suzy, the enigmatic Vietnamese wife who left him two years ago. Now she's disappeared from her new husband, Sonny, a violent Vietnamese smuggler and gambler who's blackmailing Robert into finding her for him. As he pursues her through the sleek and seamy gambling dens of Las Vegas, shadowed by Sonny's sadistic son, 'Junior,' and assisted by unexpected and reluctant allies, Robert learns more about his ex-wife than he ever did during their marriage.

Aug 29, 2015
Dinner Most Deadly by South, Sheri Cobb

Dinner Most Deadly

Aug 31, 2015
Devil's bridge - a novel by Fairstein, Linda A., author.

Devil's bridge - a novel

The Manhattan waterfront is one of New York City's most magnificent vistas, boasting both the majestic Statue of Liberty and the George Washington Bridge, the world's busiest span for motor vehicles. But in "Devil's Bridge," Detective Mike Chapman will discover the peril that lurks along this seemingly benign expanse as he takes on his most personal case yet: the disappearance of Alex Cooper. Coop's sudden disappearance is fraught with terrifying complications: scores of enemies she has made aft

Aug 28, 2015
Death Wears a Mask by Weaver, Ashley

Death Wears a Mask

Aug 31, 2015
Death on the prairie - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959-

Death on the prairie - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Aug 31, 2015
Death on the High Lonesome by Hayes, Frank

Death on the High Lonesome

Aug 31, 2015
Death on Demand - A Shaw and Valentine Police Procedural by Kelly, Jim

Death on Demand - A Shaw and Valentine Police Procedural

Aug 31, 2015
Death of an airman by Sprigg, C. St. John (Christopher St. John), 1907-1937, author.

Death of an airman

"George Furnace, flight instructor at Baston Aero Club, dies instantly when his plane crashes into the English countryside. People who knew him are baffled - Furnace was a first-rate pilot, and the plane was in perfect condition - and the inquest records a verdict of death by misadventure. An Australian visitor to the aero club, Edwin Marriott, Bishop of Cootamundra, suspects that the true story is more complicated. Could this be a dramatic suicide - or even murder? Together with Inspector Bray

Aug 31, 2015
Dead With the Wind by James, Miranda

Dead With the Wind

Aug 28, 2015
Dead soon enough - a Juniper Song mystery by Cha, Steph.

Dead soon enough - a Juniper Song mystery

Finally a licensed private detective, Juniper Song is managing her own cases as the junior investigator of Lindley & Flores. When a woman named Rubina Gasparian approaches Song, she knows she's in for her most unusual case yet. Rubin and her husband Van-both Armenian-American doctors-cannot get pregnant, so Rubina's younger cousin, Lusig, is acting as their surrogate. However, Lusig's best friend Nora has been missing for a month, and Rubina is concerned that her nearly eight-month-pregnant cous

Aug 31, 2015
Daughter of ashes by Talley, Marcia Dutton, 1943- author.

Daughter of ashes

Is a tragic discovery from the past triggering a number of shocking present-day events? When Hannah loses out on the cottage of her dreams because of an unscrupulous real estate agent, she and her husband, Paul, buy a fixer-upper instead. But contractors restoring the chimney soon make a tragic discovery: the mummified body of an infant. Hannah, already researching the history of her home in the county archives, is searching for clues to the dead infant's identity when more shocking events occur

Aug 29, 2015
Dark Reservations by Fortunato, John

Dark Reservations

Aug 31, 2015
Crooked herring by Tyler, L. C.

Crooked herring

Aug 29, 2015
Copy cat crimes - a Samantha Holt mystery by Wilson, Karen Ann.

Copy cat crimes - a Samantha Holt mystery

On the very same day that a basket of kittens is left at the clinic, a client is found dead in a nearby canal. When veterinary technician Samantha Holt finds counterfeit money hidden in the basket, Dr. Augustin decides the two of them should start snooping around.

Aug 31, 2015
Cop job by Knopf, Chris.

Cop job

Aug 28, 2015
Code grey by Simon, Clea, author.

Code grey

Did a down on his luck former student steal a priceless book? Grad student and cat lover Dulcie Schwartz thinks not - and she sets out to prove it It's spring break, and Dulcie Schwartz has stayed behind in almost-deserted Cambridge, Massachusetts to concentrate on her thesis. But when a former student turned vagrant, Jeremy Mumbles, is found injured, with a valuable missing book clutched in his arms, Dulcie can't seem to let it go. What was he doing with the book? And why has it turned up after

Aug 29, 2015
Classic in the dock by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic in the dock

Jack Colby investigates when his friend, the world famous artist Giovanni, is arrested for a murder that may be connected to a village feud between two rival families.

Aug 31, 2015
Cinderella Six Feet Under by Chance, Maia

Cinderella Six Feet Under

Aug 28, 2015
Chicago Noir - The Classics by Meno, Joe (EDT)

Chicago Noir - The Classics

Aug 28, 2015
Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery by Griffin, H. Terrell, author.

Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery

Matt Royal is going back to the courtroom. He has agreed to defend his good friend and wife of Longboat Key's Police Chief. Abby Lester has been charged with the murder of Nate Bannister, an unlikeable, shady character. He was found shot to death in his downtown Sarasota condo and the evidence points to Abby as the killer. Matt cannot refuse Abby's pleas for help, despite having retired from the practice of law several years earlier. Now, he must face a hotshot prosecuting attorney with a record

Aug 31, 2015
Career of Evil by Galbraith, Robert

Career of Evil

Aug 31, 2015
Candy corn murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author.

Candy corn murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Covering the town's annual Giant Pumpkin Fest during the Halloween season, reporter Lucy Stone follows leads to a local general store-turned-Internet hotspot when her husband, Bill, is framed for a friend's murder.

Aug 31, 2015
Cancans, croissants, and caskets by McHugh, Mary, author.

Cancans, croissants, and caskets

"It's Bastille Day in Paris. The Happy Hoofers--Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini--are all set to kick off the fete by dancing the cancan on a beautiful sightseeing cruise down the Seine. As the leggy ladies soak in the magic of the city of lights, everything is magnifique...until a very important patron goes belly-up on the top deck. On the heels of their French debut, murder takes center stage. The five daring dancers will need to step lively to stop the crafty killer fast...or their gr

Aug 31, 2015
Booked for Trouble by Gates, Eva

Booked for Trouble

Aug 28, 2015
Blotto, Twinks and the Heir to the Tsar by Brett, Simon

Blotto, Twinks and the Heir to the Tsar

Aug 28, 2015
Black Cat Crossing by Finch, Kay

Black Cat Crossing

Aug 28, 2015
Between the living and the dead by Crider, Bill, 1941-

Between the living and the dead

Life is never easy for Texas Sheriff Dan Rhodes. When he is called in the middle of the night to investigate gunshots at a haunted house, Rhodes finds the body of meth dealer Neil Foshee. Recently released from jail, Foshee has his fair share of potential murderers, including former girlfriend Vicki, her new boyfriend, the nephew of Clearview's mayor, and Foshee's criminal cousins Earl and Louie. Complicating matters is Seepy Benton, the community college math professor who has a new summer job.

Aug 31, 2015
Better homes and corpses by Greenstein, Kathleen Bridge.

Better homes and corpses

"After Meg Barrett found her fiance still had designs on his ex-wife, she decided it was time to refurbish her life. Leaving her glamorous job at a top home and garden magazine, she fled Manhattan for Montauk, only to find decorating can sometimes lead to detecting...In between scouring estate sales for her new interior design business, Cottages by the Sea, Meg visits the swanky East Hampton home of her old college roommate, Jillian Spenser. But instead of seeing how the other half lives - she l

Aug 31, 2015
All Sales Final by Belle, Josie

All Sales Final

Aug 28, 2015
A shameful murder by Harrison, Cora, author.

A shameful murder

Cork, Ireland, 1923. When, one wet March morning, Reverend Mother Aquinas discovers a body at the gate of the convent chapel, she immediately sends for one of her former pupils, Police Sergeant Patrick Cashman, to investigate. Dead bodies ar not unusual in the poverty-stricken slums of Cork, but this one is dressed in evening finery; in her handbag is a dance program for the exclusive Merchants' Ball held the previous evening--and a midnight ticket for the Liverpool ferry. Against the backdrop o

Aug 29, 2015
A Shadowed Evil by Clare, Alys, author.

A Shadowed Evil

February, 1212. Sir Josse d'Acquin and Helewise are summoned to Southfire Hall, where Josse's elderly uncle, Hugh, lies dying, surrounded by his family. But the pair soon discover that Hugh's ill health is not the only cause of distress in the house; Hugh's son and heir, Herbert, has taken an unpleasant new wife, the widowed Lady Cyrille. Josse and Helewise are distracted by the discovery of an injured young man on the road outside on the evening of their arrival, but the longer they remain in t

Aug 31, 2015
A Perilous Alliance - A Tudor Mystery Featuring Ursula Blanchard by Buckley, Fiona

A Perilous Alliance - A Tudor Mystery Featuring Ursula Blanchard

Aug 28, 2015
A pattern of lies by Todd, Charles, author.

A pattern of lies

"A horrific explosion at a gunpowder mill sends Bess Crawford to war-torn France to keep a deadly pattern of lies from leading to more deaths, in this compelling and atmospheric mystery... An explosion and fire at the Ashton Gunpowder Mill in Kent has killed over a hundred men. It's called an appalling tragedy-- until suspicion and rumor raise the specter of murder. While visiting the Ashton family, Bess Crawford finds herself caught up in a venomous show of hostility that doesn't stop with P

Aug 31, 2015
A Little More Free by McFetridge, John

A Little More Free

Aug 31, 2015
A kind of grief - a novel by Scott, A. D.

A kind of grief - a novel

Aug 31, 2015
A Fool for a Client - A Stanley Hastings Mystery by Hall, Parnell

A Fool for a Client - A Stanley Hastings Mystery

Aug 31, 2015
A deceptive homecoming by Loan-Wilsey, Anna, author.

A deceptive homecoming

When her good friend Virginia Hayward's father passes away, Hattie Davish rushes to her hometown of St. Joseph, Missouri. She's looking forward to visiting the place where she grew up, even if the circumstances bringing her there are bleak. But upon her arrival, she learns that all is not well in St. Joe. Virginia is cold and distant, Frank Hayward's death is shrouded in mystery, and a string of troubling incidents have descended on Hattie's alma mater, Mrs. Chaplin's School for Women. Frank was

Aug 27, 2015
A chorus of innocents - a Sir Robert Carey mystery by Chisholm, P. F., 1958- author.

A chorus of innocents - a Sir Robert Carey mystery

Thursday, 12th October, 1592. Eighteen days after the action closes in An Air of Treason, courtier Sir Robert Carey and Carey's surly, larcenous, and loyal henchman Henry Dodd, Land Sergeant of Gilsland, are back in Carlisle and the Debateable Lands -- the Border country, the Wild North, the land of the hot trod where the thieving, feuding reiver clans are "English when it suited, and Scots at their pleasure." A Chorus of Innocents ushers forward Lady Elizabeth Widdrington, a married woman whom

Aug 31, 2015
A Blossom of Bright Light by Chazin, Suzanne

A Blossom of Bright Light

Aug 31, 2015
A beam of light by Camilleri, Andrea.

A beam of light

Aug 28, 2015
A Banquet of Consequences by George, Elizabeth

A Banquet of Consequences

Aug 31, 2015