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Wolf hunt by Cabasson, Armand.

Wolf hunt

Jul 9, 2014
Windigo Island - a novel by Krueger, William Kent.

Windigo Island - a novel

When the body of a missing Ojibwa girl washes up on a Lake Superior island, rekindling Native American superstitions about mythical monsters, Cork O'Connor struggles to obtain information from reluctant witnesses to a brutal sex-trafficking operation.

Jul 11, 2014
Whose body? by Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957.

Whose body?

Jul 11, 2014
What strange creatures - a novel by Arsenault, Emily.

What strange creatures - a novel

"After her brother is arrested for murder, Theresa's quiet life is turned upside down as she immerses herself in a world of political and legal scandal, white-collar crimes and controversial convictions in order to prove his innocence in the next gripping literary mystery by critically acclaimed author, Emily Arsenault"--

Jul 6, 2014
Well Read, Then Dead by Moran, Terrie Farley

Well Read, Then Dead

Jul 11, 2014
Weirdo by Unsworth, Cathi, author.

Weirdo

Jul 11, 2014
Voodoo Ridge by Freed, David, 1954-

Voodoo Ridge

"It's 1956. A plane bearing a mysterious cargo takes off from a small airport outside Los Angeles and disappears into a raging storm. Nearly 60 years later, while flying over California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, retired military assassin-turned-civilian flight instructor and would-be Buddhist Cordell Logan catches a glint of sunlight on metal and spots what appears to be aircraft wreckage. His life will never be the same. Logan and his beautiful ex-wife, Savannah, plan a reconciliation in posh

Jul 11, 2014
Verdict of the court by Harrison, Cora, author.

Verdict of the court

While at a feast at the castle of Bunratty in Thomond, the Brehon of Thomond is mysteriously found dead and the castle comes under siege, and Mara must figure out whether the murder and attack are connected.

Jul 11, 2014
Verdict of the Court by Harrison, Cora

Verdict of the Court

Jul 6, 2014
Uniform justice by Leon, Donna, author.

Uniform justice

A young cadet in Venice's elite military academy has been found hanged, a presumed suicide. Commissario Guido Brunetti is given the case but has difficulty working with a community more concerned with the reputation of the school than the truth. As Brunetti pursues the case he is faced with a wall of silence from everyone involved, including the boy's father. Brunetti is left to wonder if the military protecting its own or has he uncovered a conspiracy far more sinister than that of a single dea

Jul 11, 2014
Treachery in Bordeaux by Alaux, Jean-Pierre, 1955-

Treachery in Bordeaux

"Immerse yourself in French countryside and gourmet attitude with two amateur sleuths gumshoeing around Bordeaux wine country. In modern-day Bordeaux, there are few wine estates still within the city limits. The prestigious grand cru Moniales Haut-Brion is one of them. When some barrels turn, world-renowned winemaker turned gentleman detective Benjamin Cooker starts asking questions. Is it negligence or sabotage? Who would want to target this esteemed vintner? Cooker and his assistant Virgile La

Jul 11, 2014
Traitors to all by Scerbanenco, Giorgio, 1911-1969, author.

Traitors to all

A lawyer who has spent time in prison with Duca is found drowned in one of the Milanese canals. Duca is contacted by a friend of the dead lawyer to perform surgery on a woman who after the operation confesses that although she is due to marry a wealthy butcher, is really in love with another man, the friend of the lawyer. Shortly afterwards, she is killed together with her lover. Duca discovers that the two events are linked and starts to unravel an arms and drugs trafficking business, centered

Jul 11, 2014
Traitor's Storm by Trow, M. J.

Traitor's Storm

Jul 11, 2014
Top secret twenty-one by Evanovich, Janet, author.

Top secret twenty-one

"Trenton, New Jersey's favorite used car dealer, Jimmy Poletti, was caught selling a lot more than used cars out of his dealerships. Now he's out on bail and has missed his date in court--and bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is looking to bring him in. Leads are quickly turning into dead ends, and all too frequently into dead bodies. Even Joe Morelli, the city's hottest cop, is struggling to find a clue to the suspected killer's whereabouts. To top things off, Ranger--resident security expert and St

Jul 11, 2014
Tomorrow's Vengeance by Talley, Marcia

Tomorrow's Vengeance

Jul 11, 2014
To Kill a Matzo Ball - A Deadly Deli Mystery by Rosen, Delia

To Kill a Matzo Ball - A Deadly Deli Mystery

Jul 11, 2014
Timber beasts - a Sage Adair historical mystery of the Pacific Northwest by Stoner, S. L.

Timber beasts - a Sage Adair historical mystery of the Pacific Northwest

Jul 9, 2014
The vanishing thief by Parker, Kate, 1949-

The vanishing thief

"Georgia Fenchurch appears to be an unassuming antiquarian bookseller in Victorian London, but the life she leads is as exciting as any adventure novel. For Georgia is a member of the Archivist Society, a secret association of private investigators led by the mysterious Sir Broderick. When a frantic woman comes to Georgia claiming that her neighbor, Nicholas Drake, has been abducted by the notorious Duke of Blackford, Georgia and the Archivist Society agree to take the case. But Drake is no inno

Jul 11, 2014
The Sun is God by McKinty, Adrian.

The Sun is God

"Colonial New Guinea-1906: a small group of mostly German nudists live an extreme back-to-nature existence on the remote island of Kabakon. Eating only coconuts and bananas, they purport to worship the sun. One of their members-Max Lutzow-has recently died, allegedly from malaria. But an autopsy on his body in the nearby capital of Herbertsh

Jul 11, 2014
The Stone Wife by Lovesey, Peter

The Stone Wife

Jul 11, 2014
The Spirit Is Willing by McCoy, Max

The Spirit Is Willing

Jul 11, 2014
The Spirit and the Skull by Hayes, J. M.

The Spirit and the Skull

Jul 11, 2014
The silkworm by Galbraith, Robert, author.

The silkworm

When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days--as he has done before--and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realizes. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were to be pu

Jul 11, 2014
The silence of the lambs by Harris, Thomas, 1940-

The silence of the lambs

FBI trainee Clarise Starling is assigned to interview a brilliant, imprisoned psychopathic killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. She needs him to bring in a psychotic serial killer.

Jul 11, 2014
The Second Deadly Sin by Larsson, Asa/ Thompson, Laurie (TRN)

The Second Deadly Sin

Jul 11, 2014
The sea-grape tree - a novel by Royes, Gillian, 1947-

The sea-grape tree - a novel

"In the third book of The Shad Series, locals and visitors get caught up in a complicated love triangle while class divisions complicate Shadrack Myers' goal to gain status in Largo Bay, creating a perfect storm of problems for the Jamaican village's intrepid bartender to solve"--

Jul 11, 2014
The Scent of Death by Rowlands, Betty

The Scent of Death

Jul 11, 2014
The rest is silence - a Billy Boyle World War II mystery by Benn, James R.

The rest is silence - a Billy Boyle World War II mystery

Jul 11, 2014
The reckoning - a novel by Airth, Rennie, 1935-

The reckoning - a novel

"The Second World War has ended, leaving a bruised and fragile peace. But this tranquillity is threatened when a shocking murder takes place in the Sussex countryside. Before long, police experts discover a link to another, earlier, killing hundreds of miles away ...While Scotland Yard detective Billy Styles struggles to find a link between these two murders, a strange twist of fate brings former Detective Inspector John Madden into the investigations. As the victim count rises it becomes clear

Jul 11, 2014
The quiet woman by Faherty, Terence.

The quiet woman

Jul 11, 2014
The outsider by Hunt, Arlene, author.

The outsider

Jul 9, 2014
The night searchers by Muller, Marcia.

The night searchers

When she is hired to investigate devil worshippers performing human sacrifices in San Francisco, private detective Sharon McCone discovers what her clients are really up to and goes undercover to find the truth.

Jul 11, 2014
The Monogram Murders - The New Hercule Poirot Mystery by Hannah, Sophie/ Christie, Agatha (CRT)

The Monogram Murders - The New Hercule Poirot Mystery

Jul 11, 2014
The Minotaur's Head - An Inspector Mock Investigation by Krajewski, Marek/ Stok, Danusia (TRN)

The Minotaur's Head - An Inspector Mock Investigation

Jul 11, 2014
The marriage at the Rue Morgue by Powell, Jessie Bishop.

The marriage at the Rue Morgue

Jul 6, 2014
The lost abbot - the nineteenth chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

The lost abbot - the nineteenth chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew

Matthew Bartholomew doesn't want to travel to Peterborough in the summer of 1358, but his friendship with the lovely Julitta Holm has caused a scandal in Cambridge, so he has no choice. He is one of a party of Bishop's Commissioners, charged to discover what happened to Peterborough's abbot, who went for a ride one day and has not been seen since. A feisty rabble-rouser is encouraging the poor to rise up against their overlords, the abbey is at war with a powerful goldsmith and his army of merce

Jul 11, 2014
The long way home - a Chief Inspector Gamache novel by Penny, Louise.

The long way home - a Chief Inspector Gamache novel

Enjoying a peaceful retirement, former Quebec homicide detective Armand Gamache reluctantly agrees to help a neighbor search for her missing estranged husband and teams up with two former colleagues on a search that reveals the workings of a damaged mind.

Jul 11, 2014
The Lazarus Curse by Harris, Tessa

The Lazarus Curse

Jul 11, 2014
The late scholar - the new Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane mystery by Paton Walsh, Jill, 1937-

The late scholar - the new Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane mystery

Jul 11, 2014
The last heir - a Jack MacTaggart mystery by Greaves, Chuck.

The last heir - a Jack MacTaggart mystery

"Monsieur Giroux is not a happy man. Of course, who could be happy while discussing the death of their son? Without an heir, his Chateau Giroux winery in California will be inherited by another family member, its grapes plowed under to make way for a lucrative real estate deal. Yet Giroux believes that his son may still be alive and hires MacTaggart to investigate. In The Last Heir, the third entry in the Shamus Award-nominated series of Jack MacTaggart legal mysteries, author (and sometimes vig

Jul 11, 2014
The Keeper by Delaney, Luke

The Keeper

Jul 11, 2014
The iron sickle by Limón, Martin, 1948-

The iron sickle

Jul 11, 2014
The good, the bad, and the emus - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna.

The good, the bad, and the emus - a Meg Langslow mystery

"Life will never be the same for Meg after family secrets are revealed, introducing a whole new layer of intrigue in Donna Andrews's beloved series. Meg's long-lost paternal grandfather, Dr. Blake, has hired Stanley Denton to find her grandmother Cordelia. Dr. Blake was reunited with his family when he saw Meg's picture--she's a dead ringer for Cordelia--and now Stanley has found a trail to his long-lost love in a small town less than an hour's drive away. He convinces Meg to come with him to me

Jul 11, 2014
The good suicides - a thriller by Hill, Antonio, 1966-

The good suicides - a thriller

"After a company retreat in a remote country house, senior employees of Alemany Cosmetics return with a dark secret. They've each received an anonymous, menacing email of only two words: 'never forget.' What's worse, the message is accompanied by a nightmarish photo attachment showing the bodies of dogs hung to death from a tree near the very same farm estate they just visited. When they begin killing themselves, one by one, the connection between the shocking photos and the suicides baffles Bar

Jul 11, 2014
The Good Know Nothing - A California Century Mystery by Kuhlken, Ken

The Good Know Nothing - A California Century Mystery

Jul 11, 2014
The frozen dead by Minier, Bernard.

The frozen dead

"In a snowbound valley, deep in the French Pyrenees, a dark story of madness and revenge is unfolding. The first victim is a horse: its headless, flayed body hangs suspended from the edge of a frozen cliff. On the same day as the gruesome discovery takesplace, Diane Berg, a young psychiatrist starts her first job at a high security asylum for the criminally insane, just a few miles away. She is baffled by the slightly unorthodox methods the asylums's director uses, and then greatly alarmed when

Jul 11, 2014
The Extinction Of Snow by Lightfoot, Frederick, author.

The Extinction Of Snow

I am sacred. Comfot [sic] me. The death of her son Joseph in mysterious circumstances in France has sent Louise Tennant spiralling into grief so desperate she feels she is going mad. His last cryptic email to her before he is killed plays on her mind: she must find out what happened to him. Angry and self-absorbed, Louise has always alienated those she loves, including Joseph, a researcher for a drugs company. Now guilt and grief drive her on into a darkening world where the people she confronts

Jul 11, 2014
The Devil's Chair by Masters, Priscilla

The Devil's Chair

Jul 6, 2014
The Devil Takes Half by Serafim, Leta

The Devil Takes Half

Jul 11, 2014
The devil in the Marshalsea by Hodgson, Antonia, author.

The devil in the Marshalsea

"It's 1727. Tom Hawkins is damned if he's going to follow in his father's footsteps and become a country parson. Not for him a quiet life of prayer and propriety. His preference is for wine, women, and cards. But there's a sense of honor there too, and Tom won't pull family strings to get himself out of debt--not even when faced with the appalling horrors of London's notorious debtors' prison: The Marshalsea Gaol.Within moments of his arrival in the Marshalsea, Hawkins learns there's a murderer

Jul 6, 2014
The death of pie by Myers, Tamar, author.

The death of pie

When a bestselling novelist falls face-down dead into Magdalena Yoder's prize-winning apple pie during the village of Hernia's 110th Annual Festival of Pies, there is no shortage of suspects in the subsequent murder investigation. A former guest at Magdalena's PennDutch Inn, the author had made many enemies on publication of her subsequent tell-all book, exposing the faults and foibles of members of the local Amish/Mennonite community, and mocking their way of life. But who was enraged enough to

Jul 11, 2014
The death of Lucy Kyte - a Josephine Tey mystery by Upson, Nicola.

The death of Lucy Kyte - a Josephine Tey mystery

Jul 11, 2014
The dead will tell by Castillo, Linda.

The dead will tell

"Everyone in Painters Mill knows the abandoned Hochstetler farm is haunted. But only a handful of the residents remember the terrible secrets lost in the muted/hushed whispers of time--and now death is stalking them, seemingly from the grave. On a late-night shift, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called to the scene of an apparent suicide--an old man found hanging from the rafters in his dilapidated barn. But evidence quickly points to murder and Kate finds herself chasing a singularly diffic

Jul 11, 2014
The day of the dead - the autumn of Commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

The day of the dead - the autumn of Commissario Ricciardi

Believing that Matteo, a young boy from the streets of 1930s Naples, was murdered, Commissario Ricciardi must conduct his investigation in secret since his superiors are preparing for a state visit from Benito Mussolini.

Jul 11, 2014
The Darling Dahlias and the silver dollar bush by Albert, Susan Wittig, author.

The Darling Dahlias and the silver dollar bush

"It's the spring of 1933 and times are tough all over. The only businessman not struggling is moonshiner Mickey LeDoux, though he still has to steer clear of federal agents. But banks are closing all over the country, and the small town of Darling is no exception. Folks are suddenly caught short on cash and everyone is in a panic. Desperate to avoid disaster, several town leaders--including Alvin Duffy, the bank's new vice president--hatch a plan to print Darling Dollars on newspaperman Charlie

Jul 11, 2014
The counterfeit lady by Parker, Kate, 1949-

The counterfeit lady

"A cousin of Georgia's dear friend Lady Phyllida Monthalf is brutally murdered in her home during the theft of blueprints of a new battleship designed by her husband--who now stands accused of her murder...and treason. The Duke of Blackford, in service to Whitehall, enlists Georgia and the Archivist Society to assist in the investigation. Playing the part of the duke's new paramour, Georgia gains entry into the upper echelons of London's elite, where amidst elegant dinners and elaborate parties

Jul 11, 2014
The complete Sherlock Holmes - all 4 novels and 56 short stories by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930.

The complete Sherlock Holmes - all 4 novels and 56 short stories

The eccentric detective Sherlock Holmes with the aid of Dr. Watson investigates strange and baffling mysteries.

Jul 11, 2014
The closers - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956-

The closers - a novel

Years after the death of a sixteen-year-old girl is ruled a suicide, detective Harry Bosch receives DNA evidence that reopens the case, which involves an investigation of a white supremacist with close ties to the LAPD.

Jul 11, 2014
The Cinderella Killer by Brett, Simon

The Cinderella Killer

Jul 11, 2014
The Cat, the Vagabond, and the Victim - A Cats in Trouble Mystery by Sweeney, Leann

The Cat, the Vagabond, and the Victim - A Cats in Trouble Mystery

Jul 11, 2014
The Button man - a Hugo Marston novel by Pryor, Mark, 1967- author.

The Button man - a Hugo Marston novel

"Hugo Marston has just joined the State Department as head of security at the US Embassy in London. His task is to protect a pair of spoiled movie stars, Dayton Harper and his wife Ginny Ferro, whose reckless driving killed a prominent landowner in ruralEngland"--

Jul 11, 2014
The Buried Life by Patel, C. L.

The Buried Life

Jul 11, 2014
The book of souls - a Detective Inspector McLean novel by Oswald, James.

The book of souls  - a Detective Inspector McLean novel

Each year for ten years, a woman's body was found in Edinburgh at Christimastime--naked, throat slit, body washed clean. The final victim, Kirsty Summers, was Detective Constable Tony McLean's fiancee. But the Christmas Killer made a mistake, and McLean put an end to the brutal killing spree.

Jul 11, 2014
The bloody city - a mediaeval mystery by Hanley, Catherine, 1972-

The bloody city - a mediaeval mystery

Lincoln is not a safe place to be. A French army has captured the city, and the terrified citizens huddle in the rubble of their homes as the castle, the last remaining loyal stronghold in the region, is besieged. Edwin Weaver finds himself riding into grave danger after his lord volunteers him for a perilous mission: he must infiltrate the city, identify the traitors who are helping the enemy, and return to pass on the intelligence. The last man who attempted such a thing was captured by the Fr

Jul 9, 2014
The blood of an Englishman - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C.

The blood of an Englishman - an Agatha Raisin mystery

Jul 11, 2014
The Beast in the Red Forest - An Inspector Pekkala Novel of Suspense by Eastland, Sam

The Beast in the Red Forest - An Inspector Pekkala Novel of Suspense

Jul 11, 2014
The Baklava Club by Goodwin, Jason, 1964-

The Baklava Club

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

Jul 9, 2014
The Bad Kitty Lounge by Wiley, Michael, 1961-

The Bad Kitty Lounge

Greg Samuelson, an unassuming bookkeeper, has hired Joe Kozmarski to dig up dirt on his wife and her lover Eric Stone. But now Samuelson has taken matters into his own hands. It looks like he's torched Stone's Mercedes, killed his boss, and then shot himself, all in an hour. But as Kozmarski discovers, nothing's ever simple. Eric Stone wants to hire Kozmarski to clear Samuelson. Samuelson's dead boss, known as the Virginity Nun, has a saintly reputation but a red-hot past. And a gang led by an a

Jul 11, 2014
The abduction - a novel by Holt, Jonathan, 1962-

The abduction - a novel

When a U.S. army officer's daughter's kidnapped from an American base in Venice, Second Lieutenant Holly Boland, Venetian police captain Kat Tapo, and a genius webmaster join forces to find the missing girl and unravel a nefarious plot that reaches back to Italy's dark wartime past.

Jul 9, 2014
The 7th woman - a Paris homicide novel by Molay, Frédérique, 1968- author.

The 7th woman - a Paris homicide novel

"There's no rest for Paris's top criminal investigation division, La Crim'. Who is preying on women in the French capital? How can he kill again and again without leaving any clues? A serial killer is taking pleasure in a macabre ritual that leaves the police on tenterhooks. Chief of Police Nico Sirsky--a super cop with a modern-day real life, including an ex-wife, a teenage son and a budding love story--races against the clock to solve the murders as they get closer and closer to his inner circ

Jul 11, 2014
Terminal city by Fairstein, Linda A.

Terminal city

"When the body of a young woman is found in the tower suite of the Waldorf Astoria--one of the most prestigious hotels in Manhattan--Assistant DA Alex Cooper and Detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace find themselves hunting for an elusive killer whose only signature is carving a carefully drawn symbol into his victims' bodies, a symbol that bears a striking resemblance to train tracks. When a second body bearing the same bloody symbol is discovered in a deserted alleyway right next to the G

Jul 11, 2014
Telling tales by Cleeves, Ann.

Telling tales

Jul 11, 2014
Taken In by Casey, Elizabeth Lynn

Taken In

Jul 11, 2014
Tailing a tabby by Cass, Laurie, author.

Tailing a tabby

With the help of her rescue cat Eddie, librarian Minnie Hamilton is driving a bookmobile based in the resort town of Chilson, Michigan. But shed better keep both hands on the wheel, because its going to be a bumpy ride.

Jul 11, 2014
Supreme justice by Collins, Max Allan, author.

Supreme justice

"After taking a bullet for his commander-in-chief, Secret Service agent Joseph Reeder is a hero. But his outspoken criticism of the president he saved--who had stacked the Supreme Court with hard-right justices to overturn Roe v. Wade, amp up the Patriot Act, and shred the First Amendment--put Reeder at odds with the Service's apolitical nature, making him an outcast. FBI agent Patti Rogers finds herself paired with the unpopular former agent on a task force investigating the killing of Supreme

Jul 11, 2014
Summer of the dead by Keller, Julia.

Summer of the dead

"High summer in Acker's Gap, West Virginia--but no one's enjoying the rugged natural landscape. Not while a killer stalks the small town and its hard-luck inhabitants. County prosecutor Bell Elkins and Sheriff Nick Fogelsong are stymied by a murderer whoseems to come and go like smoke on the mountain. At the same time, Bell must deal with the return from prison of her sister, Shirley--who, like Bell, carries the indelible scars of a savage past. In the third mystery chronicling the journey of B

Jul 11, 2014
Strangers by Pronzini, Bill.

Strangers

"Cody Hatcher is the kind of teenager you don't want your kids hanging with. That's the book on him and it's why the citizens of Mineral Springs have no problem at all believing that he's guilty of three rapes. His mother, Cheryl, an old lover of Nameless's, is also being harassed by vindictive townspeople. It's against such odds that he must work to prove Cody innocent. There are few to help him and plenty to get in his way. It's a classic situation for an iconic private investigator" --

Jul 11, 2014
Strange shores - an Inspector Erlendur novel by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961-

Strange shores - an Inspector Erlendur novel

Decades after a woman disappears from the Icelandic fjords amid a tempest of lies, betrayal, and revenge, Detective Erlendur searches the same region for his long-lost brother, only to uncover disturbing secrets.

Jul 11, 2014
Sorrow bound - a Detective Sergeant McAvoy novel by Mark, David John, 1977-

Sorrow bound - a Detective Sergeant McAvoy novel

"Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy returns for another darkly enthralling case in Sorrow Bound, the third installment of David Mark's internationally acclaimed and bestselling series"--

Jul 11, 2014
Someone else's skin by Hilary, Sarah, author.

Someone else's skin

DI Marnie Rome and her partner DS Noah Jake investigate a case in which a woman at a domestic violence shelter stabs her husband, but none of the witnesses is telling quite the same story about it.

Jul 11, 2014
Some Enchanted Éclair - a Magical Bakery mystery by Cates, Bailey, author.

Some Enchanted Éclair - a Magical Bakery mystery

When a Hollywood movie starts filming in Savannah, magical baker Katie Lightfoot and her witches' coven snag parts as extras until murder takes a starring role, forcing them to conjure up a killer before someone else gets the axe.

Jul 11, 2014
Silence of the lamb's wool by Hechtman, Betty, 1947-, author.

Silence of the lamb's wool

Jul 11, 2014
Sidney Chambers and the problem of evil by Runcie, James, 1959-

Sidney Chambers and the problem of evil

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

Jul 9, 2014
Shroud of Evil - An Andy Horton Missing Persons Police Procedural by Rowson, Pauline

Shroud of Evil - An Andy Horton Missing Persons Police Procedural

Jul 11, 2014
Shear Trouble - A Southern Quilting Mystery by Craig, Elizabeth

Shear Trouble - A Southern Quilting Mystery

Jul 11, 2014
Shall we not revenge by Pirrone, D. M.

Shall we not revenge

"Shortly after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, Irish detective Frank Hanley is assigned the case of a murdered rabbi. He is aided in his investigation by the rabbi's daughter, Rivka. They uncover political corruption involving Irish gangsters and a prominent relief organization"--

Jul 11, 2014
Scene of the climb by Dyer-Seeley, Kate, author.

Scene of the climb

"Portland, Oregon, is the perfect fit for someone like Meg Reed. It's a city with a small town feel, where she can crash on the couch of her best friend Jill, now that she's graduated from journalism school. But a girl needs a job, so Meg bluffs her way into writing for Northwest Extreme magazine, passing herself off to editor-in-chief Greg Dixon as an outdoor adventure enthusiast. Never mind that Meg's idea of sport is climbing onto the couch without spilling her latte. So when she finds hersel

Jul 11, 2014
Saints of New York - a novel by Ellory, Roger Jon.

Saints of New York - a novel

"By the author of A Quiet Belief in Angels, praised by Michael Connelly as "a beautiful and haunting book," Saints of New York is a powerful new crime novel. The death of a young heroin dealer causes no great concern for NYPD Detective Frank Parrish--Danny Lange is just another casualty of the drug war. But when Danny's teenage sister winds up dead, questions are raised that have no clear answers. As the homicides continue--and a disturbing pattern emerges--Frank tries desperately to make some s

Jul 11, 2014
Rollover by Slater, Susan

Rollover

Jul 6, 2014
Rollover by Slater, Susan

Rollover

Jul 11, 2014
Robert B. Parker's Blind spot by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-

Robert B. Parker's Blind spot

"Paradise Police Chief Jesse Stone investigates the murder of a young woman and the kidnapping of a young man from a wealthy family, only to find connections to his own troubled past"--

Jul 11, 2014
Rest assured by Gregson, J. M., author.

Rest assured

Twin Lakes is a tranquil place. It is a complex of holiday homes in a particularly beautiful part of England. "Rest Assured", says the sign at its entrance. And the people fortunate to occupy the luxury homes on the site are indeed able to relax in a beautiful setting. Then a series of mysterious threatening notes are delivered to one of the lakeside homes. DS Bert Hook conducts an informal investigation and the notes cease to appear. All is peaceful once more as spring moves into summer and the

Jul 11, 2014
Really the Blues - A Mystery by Koenig, Joseph

Really the Blues - A Mystery

Jul 11, 2014
Ratking by Dibdin, Michael.

Ratking

In this masterpiece of psychological suspense, Italian Police Commissioner Aurelio Zen is dispatched to investigate the kidnapping of Ruggiero Miletti, a powerful Perugian industrialist. But nobody much wants Zen to succeed: not the local authorities, who view him as an interloper, and certainly not Miletti's children, who seem content to let the head of the family languish in the hands of his abductors -- if he's still alive. Was Miletti truly the victim of professionals? Or might his kidnapper

Jul 11, 2014
Queen of hearts by Bowen, Rhys.

Queen of hearts

"Lady Georgiana Rannoch, thirty-fifth in line for the British throne, knows how to play the part of an almost royal-but now she's off to Hollywood, where she must reprise her role as sleuth or risk starring in an all-too-convincing death scene ... My mother, the glamorous and much-married actress, is hearing wedding bells once again-which is why she must hop across the pond for a quickie divorce in Reno. To offer my moral support, and since all expenses are paid by her new hubby-to-be, Max, I a

Jul 11, 2014
Phantom Limb - A Daniel Rinaldi Mystery by Palumbo, Dennis

Phantom Limb - A Daniel Rinaldi Mystery

Jul 11, 2014
Perfidia - a novel by Ellroy, James, 1955-

Perfidia - a novel

"A pulse-pounding, as-it-happens narrative that unfolds in Los Angeles over twenty-three days beginning on December 6, 1941. The Japanese have bombed Pearl Harbor. The United States teeters on the edge of war. The roundup of allegedly treasonous Japanese Americans is about to begin. And in L.A., a Japanese family is found dead. Murder or ritual suicide? The investigation will draw four people into a totally Ellroy-ian tangle: a brilliant Japanese American forensic chemist; an unsatisfiably adve

Jul 11, 2014
Paw enforcement by Kelly, Diane.

Paw enforcement

Megan Luz had only been on the police forcec for six months when she tazered her sexist partner in the groin. She's given a second chance, this time with a K-9 partner named Bridget. Together, the officer and dog investigate a mall bombing.

Jul 11, 2014
Paw and order - a Chet and Bernie mystery by Quinn, Spencer.

Paw and order - a Chet and Bernie mystery

Visiting reporter Suzie Sanchez's home in Washington, D.C., canine investigator Chet lands in the path of an operative with links to a conspiracy involving a British intelligence agent, a strange bird, and a guinea pig.

Jul 11, 2014
Paramour's daughter - a Maggie MacGowen mystery by Hornsby, Wendy

Paramour's daughter - a Maggie MacGowen mystery

Jul 11, 2014
One dead cookie by Lowell, Virginia.

One dead cookie

Jul 11, 2014
Nursing homes are murder - a Paul Jacobson geezer-lit mystery by Befeler, Mike.

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

Jul 11, 2014
Not for nothing by Jones, Stephen Graham, 1972- author.

Not for nothing

Jul 11, 2014
No stone unturned - an Ellie Stone mystery by Ziskin, James W., 1960-

No stone unturned - an Ellie Stone mystery

"Ellie Stone is a modern girl, one who drinks whiskey and sometimes ends up in bed with the gentlemen she meets. In love, she plays by her own rules. Working as a reporter, she must overcome the handicap of her sex, work harder than any man, and be twice as smart"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 9, 2014
No job for a lady by McCleary, Carol.

No job for a lady

"History, mystery, and murder are the traveling companions of Nellie Bly, the world's first female investigative reporter. In No Job for a Lady, Nellie defies the wrath of her editor and vengeful ancient gods while setting out to prove a woman has what it takes to be a foreign correspondent in dangerous Victorian times. Pyramids, dark magic, and dead bodies are what the intrepid Nellie encounters when she takes off for Mexico after her editor refuses to let her work as a foreign correspondent be

Jul 9, 2014
Nine lives to die - a Mrs. Murphy mystery by Brown, Rita Mae.

Nine lives to die - a Mrs. Murphy mystery

A busy holiday season for Harry, her husband, and her posse of pet detectives is interrupted by dark secrets from the community's past involving a cold case and a twenty-five-year-old love triangle.

Jul 11, 2014
Night of the white buffalo by Coel, Margaret, 1937-

Night of the white buffalo

"With her gritty mysteries steeped in authentic Native American culture, New York Times bestselling author Margaret Coel is "widely considered the most accomplished heir to Tony Hillerman's legacy," (Scripps Howard News Service). In the latest Wind Rivernovel, Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley confront a ruthless killer in the wake of a miraculous event. A mysterious penitent confesses to murder, and then flees the confessional before Father John can identify him. Two month

Jul 11, 2014
Murder, simply stitched by Alan, Isabella.

Murder, simply stitched

"When Angela Braddock enters her quilts in an Amish auction, she never expects one of her neighbors to end up going, going, gone-- Angie is finding her niche as the new owner of her late aunt's Amish quilt shop, Running Stitch. But as the summer is winding down, so is business. To bolster support for the shop, Angie decides to sell her quilts in the Rolling Brook Amish Auction, including some of her aunt's most prized works. The quilts promise to be a hit--but the gavel comes down on the lively

Jul 11, 2014
Murder With a Twist by Abbott, Allyson K.

Murder With a Twist

Jul 11, 2014
Murder on the Mediterranean by Campion, Alexander.

Murder on the Mediterranean

Even on a well-deserved Mediterranean cruise, murder follows Commissair Capucine Le Tellier.

Jul 11, 2014
Murder on High Holborn by Gregory, Susanna

Murder on High Holborn

Jul 6, 2014
Murder in Time by Heley, Veronica

Murder in Time

Jul 11, 2014
Murder in the telephone exchange by Wright, June, 1919-2012.

Murder in the telephone exchange

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

Jul 11, 2014
Murder in the Mystery Suite by Adams, Ellery

Murder in the Mystery Suite

Jul 11, 2014
Murder at the Mikado by Deering, Julianna.

Murder at the Mikado

"Set in 1930s England, Drew and his fiance´e, Madeline, answer a plea for help from an old flame of Drew's, discovering murder--and more--behind the scenes of a theater production"--

Jul 11, 2014
Murder at midnight - a Rex Graves mystery by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.)

Murder at midnight - a Rex Graves mystery

Jul 11, 2014
Murder 101 - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye, author.

Murder 101 - a Decker/Lazarus novel

While working for the Greenbury Police Department in upstate New York, Peter Decker must draw from his years of experience as a homicide cop when a break-in at the local cemetery leads him into a world of art forgery and murder.

Jul 11, 2014
Muffin but Murder by Hamilton, Victoria

Muffin but Murder

Jul 11, 2014
Mr Campion's farewell by Allingham, Margery, 1904-1966, author.

Mr Campion's farewell

Jul 11, 2014
Mountains of the misbegotten - a Lute Bapcat mystery by Heywood, Joseph.

Mountains of the misbegotten - a Lute Bapcat mystery

"Former Rough Rider turned Michigan game warden Lute Bapcat learns that the deputy warden from Ontonagon County has gone missing and must navigate one of the Michigan Upper Peninsula's most lawless places on his search"--

Jul 11, 2014
Mothers of the Disappeared by McLean, Russel D.

Mothers of the Disappeared

Jul 11, 2014
Maple Mayhem by Crockett, Jessie

Maple Mayhem

Jul 11, 2014
Low Profile by Oldham, Nick

Low Profile

Jul 11, 2014
Lost light - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956-

Lost light - a novel

Retiring from the LAPD but unable to stay away from law enforcement altogether, Harry Bosch peruses old files and becomes obsessed with an unsolved case that haunts his old precinct and Hollywood.

Jul 11, 2014
Last of the Independents - Vancouver Noir by Wiebe, Sam

Last of the Independents - Vancouver Noir

Jul 11, 2014
Land sharks - a Sage Adair historical mystery of the Pacific Northwest by Stoner, S. L.

Land sharks - a Sage Adair historical mystery of the Pacific Northwest

Jul 9, 2014
Land of shadows by Hall, Rachel Howzell.

Land of shadows

A skeptical Lou Norton of the Los Angeles police department investigates increasingly compelling parallels between the suspicious suicide of a teenage girl and the unsolved murder of Lou's sister.

Jul 11, 2014
Inspector Colbeck's Casebook by Marston, Edward

Inspector Colbeck's Casebook

Jul 11, 2014
Independence slay by Freydont, Shelley.

Independence slay

"With Independence Day fast approaching, Liv Montgomery is swamped coordinating one of the town's biggest festivals. In addition to the traditional July fourth events, the town stages a spooky Revolutionary War reenactment that can't be missed. Every year, the ghost of local war hero Henry Gallantine--played by his eccentric descendant of the same name--appears at the top of the family mansion, kicking off the night's revelries. But Henry's annual cameo goes awry after the ghost signals SOS inst

Jul 11, 2014
If Catfish Had Nine Lives by Shelton, Paige

If Catfish Had Nine Lives

Jul 11, 2014
Identity by Thoft, Ingrid.

Identity

"Private investigator Fina Ludlow returns to tackle a new case for her family's firm--a paternity case that goes horribly wrong"--

Jul 11, 2014
Hit and Run by Balzo, Sandra

Hit and Run

Jul 11, 2014
Hidden depths by Cleeves, Ann.

Hidden depths

Jul 11, 2014
Hell with the lid blown off - an Alafair Tucker mystery by Casey, Donis.

Hell with the lid blown off - an Alafair Tucker mystery

In the summer of 1916, a twister devastates the land around Boynton, Oklahoma. Alafair Tucker's family and neighbors are not spared the ruin and grief spread by the storm, but no one will mourn Jubal Beldon, who made it his business to know the ugly secrets of everyone in town. As the undertaker does his grim duty for the victims, he finds that even in death Jubal isn't going to leave his neighbors in peace. He was already dead when the tornado carried his body to the middle of a field. Was it a

Jul 11, 2014
Hell to pay by Disher, Garry.

Hell to pay

Jul 11, 2014
Half in Love With Artful Death - A Dan Rhodes Mystery by Crider, Bill

Half in Love With Artful Death - A Dan Rhodes Mystery

Jul 11, 2014
Guilty Parties by Edwards, Martin (EDT)

Guilty Parties

Jul 6, 2014
Grave doubts by Corley, Elizabeth.

Grave doubts

"Viciously attacked by a serial rapist intent on murder, Sergeant Louise Nightingale is recovering from her ordeal, relieved that the psychopath has been put behind bars for a very long time. Escaping to a remote family home for a well-earned rest, she is unaware that her nightmare has only just begun. When a nameless, faceless terror starts terrorising the country, her colleague, Detective Chief Inspector Andrew Fenwick, questions whether or not they have the right man. With a trail of bodies i

Jul 11, 2014
Grace against the clock by Hyzy, Julie A., author.

Grace against the clock

"When Marshfield Manor hosts a charity event, Grace Wheaton, the museum's curator and manager, is happy to lend a helping hand--until a killer makes an unwanted donation. With the town clock in desperate need of repair, local lawyer Joyce Swedburg and her ex-husband, Dr. Leland Keay, are trying to ut aside their differences to organize a benefit at Marshfield Manor to raise money for restoration of the beautiful timepiece. While Grace appreciates the opportunity to support such a good cause, t

Jul 11, 2014
Good son by McLean, Russel D.

Good son

Jul 11, 2014
Ghost month by Lin, Ed.

Ghost month

"August is Ghost Month in Taiwan--a time to commemorate the dead: burn incense, visit shrines, honor ancestors, and avoid unlucky situations, large purchases, and bodies of water. Jing-nan, a young man who runs a food stand in a bustling Taipei night market, doesn't consider himself superstitious, but this August is going to haunt him no matter what he does. He is shocked to the core when he learns his ex-girlfriend from high school has been murdered. She was found scantily clad and shot on the

Jul 11, 2014
From feat to eternity by Rowen, Michelle, author.

From feat to eternity

Jul 11, 2014
For the love of Parvati by Oleksiw, Susan, author.

For the love of Parvati

Anita Ray comes face to face with a killer determined to exact revenge for a code of honor broken, a lover determined to rescue his beloved, and a woman desperate to build a new life.

Jul 11, 2014
Flash Flood by Slater, Susan, 1942-

Flash Flood

"Dan Mahoney, insurance investigator, lands in Tatum, New Mexico when several prize cattle on the famed Double Horseshoe Ranch have mysteriously died. The claims put a lot of money at stake for Dan's company." -- Jacket.

Jul 11, 2014
Fighting chance - a Gregor Demarkian novel by Haddam, Jane.

Fighting chance - a Gregor Demarkian novel

"Gregor Demarkian grew up in the Armenian-American enclave in Philadelphia known as Cavanaugh Street. Even though he left to go to college, and then went on to a storied career in the famous Behavioral Science Unit of the FBI, he eventually returned to Cavanaugh Street after an early retirement. There he finds himself in a rapidly gentrifying urban neighborhood that still retains some of the friends, institutions, and flavor of the immigrant neighborhood he grew up in. Among them is his best fr

Jul 11, 2014
Festive in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Festive in death

"Eve Dallas deals with a homicide-and the holiday season-in the latest from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. Personal trainer Trey Ziegler was in peak physical condition. If you didn't count the kitchen knife in his well-toned chest. Lieutenant Eve Dallas soon discovers a lineup of women who'd been loved and left by the narcissistic gym rat. While Dallas sorts through the list of Ziegler's enemies, she's also dealing with her Christmas shopping list-plus the guest list for her and her

Jul 11, 2014
Fatal fortune - a psychic eye mystery by Laurie, Victoria.

Fatal fortune - a psychic eye mystery

"When police show Abby surveillance video of her best friend and business partner, Candice Fusco, shooting a man in cold blood, she can't believe her eyes. And when the cops tell her they think the victim has ties to the Mob--and perhaps Candice does too--she can't believe her ears. Surely there is a logical explanation. But Candice is nowhere to be found. Abby decides the only way to find out the truth is to go to Vegas herself--which may be the biggest gamble of her life. Once in town she begi

Jul 11, 2014
Face value - a Rachel Gold mystery by Kahn, Michael A., 1952-

Face value - a Rachel Gold mystery

When her genius Asperger's syndrome colleague rules a friend's suspicious death a homicide in spite of police opinions, St. Louis attorney Rachel Gold investigates clues that lead her into the heart of a dark criminal enterprise.

Jul 11, 2014
Extra Sensory Deception - A Raven's Nest Bookstore Mystery by Kingsley, Allison

Extra Sensory Deception - A Raven's Nest Bookstore Mystery

Jul 11, 2014
Elizabeth is missing by Healey, Emma, 1985-

Elizabeth is missing

Jul 11, 2014
Dry rot - a Sage Adair historical mystery of the Pacific Northwest by Stoner, S. L.

Dry rot - a Sage Adair historical mystery of the Pacific Northwest

Jul 9, 2014
Dry bones in the valley - a novel by Bouman, Tom.

Dry bones in the valley - a novel

"The lone policeman in a small township on the sparse northern border [of Pennsylvania], Henry Farrell expected to spend his mornings hunting and fishing, his evenings playing old-time music. Instead, he has watched the steady encroachment of gas drilling bring new wealth and erode neighborly trust. The drug trade is pushing heroin into the territory. There are outlaws cooking meth in the woods, guys Henry grew up with. When a stranger turns up dead, Henrys search for the killer will open old wo

Jul 11, 2014
Done to death by Atkins, Charles, author.

Done to death

Ada Strauss is delighted to be asked to host a new TV show about antiques, produced by Lenore Parks Productions. But after Lenore is murdered, Ada and her partner Lilian get sucked into the affairs of Leonor's children, and there are twisted secrets at the heart of the Parks family that will prove dangerous for all involved.

Jul 11, 2014
Done to Death by Atkins, Charles

Done to Death

Jul 6, 2014
Designated Daughters by Maron, Margaret

Designated Daughters

Jul 11, 2014
Death of a dog whisperer by Berenson, Laurien, author.

Death of a dog whisperer

When her aunt's dog-whispering prote´ge´ is found dead, Melanie Travis must help sort through the growing list of suspects to find the killer, all while juggling motherhood, marriage, and her six beloved poodles.

Jul 11, 2014
Death of a Crabby Cook - A Food Festival Mystery by Pike, Penny

Death of a Crabby Cook - A Food Festival Mystery

Jul 11, 2014
Death in the Dolomites - A Rick Montoya Italian Mystery by Wagner, David

Death in the Dolomites - A Rick Montoya Italian Mystery

Jul 11, 2014
Death in an ivory tower - a Dotsy Lamb travel mystery by Hudgins, Maria.

Death in an ivory tower - a Dotsy Lamb travel mystery

Dotsy's at a scholarly conference at Oxford; the subject is The Lingering Effects of the King Arthur Tales on Life in Elizabethan England. But two participants don't fit in: Dotsy has inadvertently invited a couple of New Agers from Glastonbury. Their agenda is to prove to these arrogant academics that King Arthur and Guinevere were real people. As a big surprise, Bram Fitzwaring plans to produce their royal bones. When he turns up dead, Fitzwaring-- an insulin-dependent diabetic-- appears to ha

Jul 11, 2014
Death by Devil's Breath by Logan, Kylie

Death by Devil's Breath

Jul 11, 2014
Dead heading - a Sloan and Crosby mystery by Aird, Catherine.

Dead heading - a Sloan and Crosby mystery

When Jack Haines reports a break-in at his greenhouse, the motive of the intruder is unclear. Other than the destruction of some expensive orchids, no damage had been done, and nothing seems to be missing. But Detective Chief Inspector C.D Sloan senses something sinister in this seemingly minor action.

Jul 11, 2014
Day of Vengeance by Dams, Jeanne M.

Day of Vengeance

Jul 11, 2014
Darkness, Darkness by Harvey, John

Darkness, Darkness

Jul 11, 2014
Dark angel by Jungstedt, Mari, 1962- author.

Dark angel

The successful and glamorous event planner, Viktor Alga¨rd, has recently left his wife and children for his new lover. When he is found poisoned after a big night out, his spurned wife is a natural suspect. But the motive widens, as three cottages are burned down on the peaceful vacation destination of Gotland Island. In order for Detective Anders Knutas to catch the killer, he must unravel the truth that lies hidden at the heart of a broken family- and face secrets of his own.

Jul 9, 2014
Crime rib by Budewitz, Leslie, author.

Crime rib

"Gourmet food market owner Erin Murphy is determined to get Jewel Bay, Montana's, scrumptious local fare some national attention. But her scheme for culinary celebrity goes up in flames when the town's big break is interrupted by murder. Food Preneurs, one of the hottest cooking shows on TV, has decided to feature Jewel Bay in an upcoming episode, and everyone in town is preparing for their close-ups, including the crew at the Glacier Mercantile, aka the Merc. Not only is Erin busy remodeling he

Jul 11, 2014
Crime always pays by Burke, Declan, author.

Crime always pays

Karen and Ray are on their way to the Greek islands to rendezvous with Madge and split the fat bag of cash they conned from her ex-husband Rossi when they kidnapped, well, Madge. But they've reckoned without Stephanie Doyle, the cop who can't decide if she wants to arrest Madge, shoot Rossi, or ride off into the sunset with Ray. And then there's Melody, the wannabe movie director, who's pinning all her hopes on Sleeps, the narcoleptic getaway driver who just wants to go back inside and do some s

Jul 11, 2014
Crime Always Pays by Burke, Declan

Crime Always Pays

Jul 6, 2014
Cradle to grave by Kuhns, Eleanor.

Cradle to grave

"Will Rees is adjusting to life on his Maine farm in 1797, but he's already hungering for the freedom of the road, and his chance to travel comes sooner than he expects. Lydia has just received a letter from her old friend Mouse, a soft-spoken and gentle woman who now lives in the Shaker community in Mount Unity, New York. To Lydia and Rees's astonishment, she's in trouble with the law. She's kidnapped five children, claiming that their mother, Maggie Whitney, is unfit to care for them. Despite

Jul 11, 2014
Countdown by Cooper, Susan Rogers

Countdown

Jul 11, 2014
Cop Town - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971-, author.

Cop Town - a novel

"Atlanta, 1974. It's Kate Murphy's first day on the job and the Atlanta Police Department is seething after the murder of an officer. Before the day has barely begun, she already suspects she's not cut out for the job as a cop. Her male uniform is too big, she can't handle a gun, and she's rapidly learning that the APD is hardly a place that welcomes women. Worse still, in the ensuing manhunt, he'll be partnered with Maggie Lawson, a cop with her own ax to grind (and a brother and uncle already

Jul 11, 2014
Cookies and Scream by Lowell, Virginia

Cookies and Scream

Jul 11, 2014
Come, sweet death! by Haas, Wolf.

Come, sweet death!

"Another dark and funny crime novel by the author Carl Hiaasen has called "the real deal." The fourth Brenner book finds the detective in Vienna, uncovering corruption in the ambulance business...and just barely escaping with his life in the process.Disillusioned ex-cop Simon Brenner decides to take a job as an ambulance driver, in the hopes of getting away from the drudgery and corruption in the police force, and finding a "worthy profession." But the ambulance service he goes to work for ha

Jul 6, 2014
Come, sweet death! by Haas, Wolf.

Come, sweet death!

"Another dark and funny crime novel by the author Carl Hiaasen has called "the real deal." The fourth Brenner book finds the detective in Vienna, uncovering corruption in the ambulance business...and just barely escaping with his life in the process. Disillusioned ex-cop Simon Brenner decides to take a job as an ambulance driver, in the hopes of getting away from the drudgery and corruption in the police force, and finding a "worthy profession." But the ambulance service he goes to work for has

Jul 11, 2014
Coldsleep lullaby - a mystery by Brown, Andrew (Andrew David)

Coldsleep lullaby - a mystery

"The body of a young woman is found drifting in a river, and Detective Eberard Februarie is called in to investigate the case. A man struggling with his own demons, Eberard discovers secrets that lead him to an underworld of sexual hedonism, to the rotten core of this old university town"--

Jul 11, 2014
Closed for winter by Horst, Jørn Lier, 1970- author.

Closed for winter

"Ove Bakkerud, newly separated and extremely disillusioned, is looking forward to a final quiet weekend at his summer home before closing for winter but, when the tourists leave, less welcome visitors arrive. Bakkerud's cottage is ransacked by burglars. Next door he discovers the body of a man who has been beaten to death. Police Inspector William Wisting has witnessed grotesque murders before, but the desperation he sees in this latest murder is something new. Against his wishes his daughter Li

Jul 9, 2014
Close knit killer by Sefton, Maggie.

Close knit killer

When an acquaintance turns up murdered outside the intended classroom space for her yarn shop, Kelly Flynn unravels a long list of suspects.

Jul 11, 2014
Clam wake - a bed-and-breakfast mystery by Daheim, Mary.

Clam wake - a bed-and-breakfast mystery

"Innkeeper and irrepressible sleuth Judith McMonigle Flynn and cousin Renie face off against a cold-blooded killer in a beach community in this delightfully charming Bed-and-Breakfast mystery from USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Mary Daheim.With the holidays gone and Hillside Manor almost empty, Innkeeper Judith McMonigle Flynn has a bad case of the blues. A housesitting stint at her aunt and uncle's retirement home on Whoopee Island with cousin Renie seems like the ideal pick-me

Jul 11, 2014
City of Ghosts by Stanley, Kelli.

City of Ghosts

"PI Miranda Corbie will do anything to save her mother, but first she must clear her name of the murder of a Nazi spy June 1940--Hitler's army has conquered France and is turning on England. While the United States is only now waking up to the war, it has been gnawing at Miranda Corbie for years--ever since she was a nurse in Spanish Civil War. Working in San Francisco as a PI years later, the war should seem a world away, but it might as well be on her doorstep now that she's learned that her m

Jul 11, 2014
Circles in the snow by McManus, Patrick F.

Circles in the snow

"Bo Tully, sheriff of Blight County, Idaho, has dealt with small-town crime throughout his long, storied career. Now, contemplating retirement after years on the job, Tully is faced with perhaps his most perplexing case yet. When area bald eagles start getting picked off by a ghost-like killer, and when a prominent local rancher is murdered by an arrow with eagle fletching, things get complicated fast"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 9, 2014
Cinderella murder. by Clark, Mary Higgins

Cinderella murder.

Jul 11, 2014
Canyon sacrifice - a National Park mystery by Graham, Scott.

Canyon sacrifice - a National Park mystery

Jul 11, 2014
Candle flame - being the thirteenth of the sorrowful mysteries of Brother Athelstan by Doherty, P. C, author.

Candle flame - being the thirteenth of the sorrowful mysteries of Brother Athelstan

February, 1381. London lies frozen in the grip of one of the bitterest winters on record. The ever-rising taxes demanded by the Regent, John of Gaunt, are causing increasing resentment among the city's poor. When the seething unrest boils over into a bloody massacre at a splendid Southwark tavern, The Candle Flame, in which nine people, including Gaunt's tax collectors, their military escort and the prostitutes entertaining them, are brutally murdered, the furious Regent orders Brother Athelstan

Jul 11, 2014
Broadchurch by Kelly, Erin, 1976- author.

Broadchurch

"In the sleepy British seaside town of Broadchurch, Detective Ellie Miller has just returned from vacation, only to learn that she's been passed over for a promotion at work in favor of outsider Alec Hardy. He, escaping the spectacular failure of his last case, is having trouble finding his way into this tight-knit community wary of new faces. But professional rivalry aside, both detectives are about to receive some terrible news: 11-year-old Danny Latimer has been found murdered on the beach.

Jul 11, 2014
Book Fair and Foul by Chase, Erika

Book Fair and Foul

Jul 11, 2014
Book clubbed by Barrett, Lorna.

Book clubbed

"Cranky Chamber of Commerce receptionist Betsy Dittmeyer is done reading people the riot act. After she's crushed by a fallen bookcase, the next item to be read is her last will and testament--which is packed with surprises. It soon comes to light that Betsy was hiding volumes of dark secrets behind that perpetual frown of hers--and one of them just might have been a motive for murder. While Tricia tries to help Angelica--the newly elected Chamber of Commerce president and Betsy's boss--solve th

Jul 11, 2014
Bones never lie - a novel / Kathy Reichs. by Reichs, Kathy.

Bones never lie  - a novel / Kathy Reichs.

Jul 11, 2014
Blood on the water - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne.

Blood on the water - a William Monk novel

"Though Monk is witness to the terrible bombing of an afternoon pleasure boat on the river that leaves 200 people dead, much to his dismay the case is taken from his hands and given over to the commissioner of police. An Egyptian man is quickly caught, tried, and sentenced to death--and then just as swiftly murdered in prison. When evidence surfaces that proves the dead man innocent, the case is handed back to Monk, who must now rely on his own memory of the event to help piece together what rea

Jul 11, 2014
Blood brothers by Hall, Patricia, 1940- author.

Blood brothers

1963. When a mutilated corpse is discovered on the site of the new Centre Point Tower, it's assumed to be a gangland killing. But DS Harry Barnard isn't convinced. At the same time, Kate O'Donnell's assignment with a national newspaper's crime reporter is causing a rift in her relationship with Harry and will lead her into unexpected danger.

Jul 11, 2014
Blind trust - a novel by Orchard, Sandra, author.

Blind trust - a novel

Kate Adams had no idea she was carrying counterfeit money, and she can't believe that it came from her sweet neighbor. Determined to prove her neighbor's innocence, Kate stumbles into a pit of intrigue that is far deeper than a two-bit counterfeit operation-- and strikes too close to home for comfort. As family secrets come to light, her world begins to crumble.

Jul 11, 2014
Blacklist - a novel by Ludwig, Jerry.

Blacklist - a novel

"Today, people point fingers and shout, "terrorist!" Not long ago, the accusation was "Communist!" Many who testified before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee said they did so out of desperation and fear. Those who refused to speak were fired or blacklisted. Others fled rather than betray friends...or their belief in American liberty. David Weber and Jana Vardian were Hollywood's golden children; their fathers, successful screenwriters, mingled with stars and studio moguls. Then HUAC sha

Jul 9, 2014
Black rock - an Eddie Dougherty mystery by McFetridge, John, 1959-, author.

Black rock - an Eddie Dougherty mystery

Jul 11, 2014
Black current - a Jaymie Zarlin Mystery by Keskinen, Karen

Black current - a Jaymie Zarlin Mystery

"Santa Barbara, California. Private investigator Jaymie Zarlin is still recovering after taking on her first murder case when she receives a call to look into the death of Skye, a local teen found dead in a tank at the Santa Barbara Aquarium. The police are calling Skye's death an accident, but Skye's parents are convinced that there's something more to this mysterious death. Eager to prove that she's up to the task of solving another murder case, Jaymie sets to work and turns up a number of lik

Jul 11, 2014
Beware, beware- a Juniper Song mystery by Cha, Steph.

Beware, beware- a Juniper Song mystery

Jul 11, 2014
Beneath the soil by Sampson, Fay, author.

Beneath the soil

Suzie Fewings and her family are on a family-history trip when they hear a gunshot, and encounter a local farmer and his wife, who seem strangely agitated. Two days later, the wife is dead. Suzie is convinced there's more to this than meets the eye, but the police don't seem interested, and Suzie soon feels like she's being watched.

Jul 11, 2014
Be careful what you witch for by Eastman, Dawn, author.

Be careful what you witch for

"Leaving a traumatic police career behind, Clyde Fortune has returned to her seemingly quiet hometown of Crystal Haven, Michigan. In spite of the psychic powers of its residents, there's no telling what trouble is brewing in this burg. The highlight of this year's fall festival in Crystal Haven is a bonfire with a witch's cauldron resting over it. Clyde's best friend, Diana, leads a ritual to divine the future, but it seems no one forsees that one of their own will drop dead--or that Diana will

Jul 11, 2014
Basil instinct by Costa, Shelley.

Basil instinct

"A top secret society of female chefs, Belfiere has marinated in mystery for two centuries. With its members-only tattoo and code of omerta (silence), this is not your grandmother's cooking circle. Or so Eve Angelotta thought, until her own Nonna--Miracolo's feisty owner, Maria Pia--is chosen to join their shadowy ranks. When you let fifty masked Belfiereans with a lot to hide into your dining room, can murder be far behind?" -- from author's web page.

Jul 11, 2014
Avoidable Contact by Kaehler, Tammy

Avoidable Contact

Jul 6, 2014
Artifacts of death - a murder mystery in Utah's Canyon Country by Curtin, Rich.

Artifacts of death - a murder mystery in Utah's Canyon Country

Deputy sheriff Manny Rivera investigates the murder of a ranch hand whose body was found in the remote canyon country near Moab, Utah.

Jul 11, 2014
Angelica's smile by Camilleri, Andrea.

Angelica's smile

The seventeenth installment of the beloved New York Times bestselling series that boasts more than 600,000 books in print. The last four books in Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano series have leapfrogged their way up the New York Times bestseller list, perfectly positioning Angelica's Smile to ascent to even greater heights. A rash of burglaries has got Inspector Salvo Montalbano stumped. The criminals are so brazen that their leader, the anonymous Mr. Z, starts sending the Sicilian inspec

Jul 11, 2014
An Unwilling Accomplice by Todd, Charles

An Unwilling Accomplice

Jul 11, 2014
All things murder by Quigley, Jeanne.

All things murder

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

Jul 11, 2014
All day and a night - a novel of suspense by Burke, Alafair, author.

All day and a night - a novel of suspense

A murder case with ties to a convicted serial killer leads a young defense lawyer and NYPD homicide detective Ellie Hatcher into parallel investigations with explosive and deadly results.

Jul 11, 2014
After the exhibition - a Jack Haldean mystery by Gordon-Smith, Dolores, author.

After the exhibition - a Jack Haldean mystery

'Art, my dear boy,' said Mr Askern, 'especially sacred art, needs tradition. Tradition is the bedrock of our art . . .' He broke off, staring at the woman in front of him. Her face seemed to lose all definition and her skin turned an unnatural shade of putty-coloured grey. 'Art,' she said, her voice scarcely more than a whisper. 'Art! Oh my God, art!' She swayed dangerously. Jack leapt forward, catching her as she fell. Jack Haldean expected Lythewell and Askerns' exhibition of church art in Lyo

Jul 11, 2014
A Vision In Velvet by Blackwell, Juliet, author.

A Vision In Velvet

"As soon as Lily opens the trunk, she feels strange vibrations emanating from a mysterious velvet cloak. When she tries it on, Lily sees awful visions from the past. And when the antiques dealer who sold her the cape is killed, Lily suspects a supernatural force might be behind his death. Then Lily's familiar, Oscar the potbellied pig, disappears. Lily will do anything to get him back--including battling the spirit of a powerful witch reaching out from the past. But even with the aid of her gran

Jul 11, 2014
A sudden, fearful death - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne.

A sudden, fearful death - a William Monk novel

In a London hospital, Prudence Barrymore, a talented nurse who had once been the one of Florence Nightingale's angels of mercy in the Crimean War, meets sudden death by strangulation. Private inquiry agent William Monk is engaged to investigate this horrific crime--which intuition tells him was no random stroke of violence by a madman. Greatly helped by his unconventional friend Hester Latterly, another of Miss Nightingale's nurses, and barrister Oliver Rathbone, Monk assembles a portrait of the

Jul 11, 2014
A possibility of violence - a novel by Mishani, Dror.

A possibility of violence - a novel

"The second in D.A. Mishani's acclaimed literary crime series--the sequel to 2013's The Missing File, shortlisted for the Crime Writer's Association International Dagger Award--featuring Detective Avraham Avraham"--

Jul 11, 2014
A matter of breeding by Jones, J. Sydney, author.

A matter of breeding

1901. Karl Werthen and his colleague, renowned criminologist Dr Hanns Gross, are investigating a bizarre series of murders in the small Austrian town of Graz. Meanwhile, back in Vienna, Karl's wife Berthe is looking into what seems to be a fraudulent breeding scheme involving the prized Lipizzaner horses. Could the two investigations be connected?

Jul 11, 2014
A Matter of Breeding - Bram Stoker, Dracula Author, Visits Vienna by Jones, J. Sydney

A Matter of Breeding - Bram Stoker, Dracula Author, Visits Vienna

Jul 6, 2014
A little night murder - a Blackbird sisters mystery by Martin, Nancy, 1953-

A little night murder - a Blackbird sisters mystery

"Nora Blackbird--pregnant at last!--is spending summer afternoons wallowing in the Bucks County pool of her best friend, Lexie Paine, who has just been released from prison. At night, Nora is covering Philadelphia's high-society events for the local newspaper. And this time she doesn't have to look far for a good story. Next door, a Broadway show is in rehearsal at the estate of Toodles Tuttle, the long-deceased but ever-legendary composer. Reigning over the estate is Toodles's diva widow, Boom

Jul 11, 2014
A Grave Matter - A Lady Darby Mystery by Huber, Anna Lee, author.

A Grave Matter - A Lady Darby Mystery

"Scotland, 1830. Following the death of her dear friend, Lady Kiera Darby is in need of a safe haven. Returning to her childhood home, Kiera hopes her beloved brother, Trevor, and the merriment of the Hogmanay Ball will distract her. But when a caretaker is murdered and a grave is disturbed at nearby Dryburgh Abbey, Kiera is once more thrust into the cold grasp of death. While Kiera knows that aiding in another inquiry will only further tarnish her reputation, her knowledge of anatomy could make

Jul 11, 2014
A distance to death - a Tink Elledge mystery by Menino, H. M.

A distance to death - a Tink Elledge mystery

"Whip-smart, headstrong sleuth Tink Elledge is back on a horse, and back in competition--and this time, she must solve a murder while navigating the steep twists and turns of the legendary Tevis endurance trail ride. In the mountain wilderness of Sierra Nevada, she and her friend Isabel will race across one hundred miles of spectacular gorges and cross heart-stopping fords. Meanwhile, Tink's husband, Charlie, and step-son, Stephen, are nearby working on a new partnership with the reclusive but b

Jul 11, 2014
A deadly business - a Mia Quinn mystery by Wiehl, Lis W. author.

A deadly business - a Mia Quinn mystery

Single mother and Seattle prosecutor Mia Quinn's life is turned upside down when homicide detective Charlie Carlson tells her he believes her husband's death in a car wreck was by no means an accident.

Jul 9, 2014
A catered Fourth of July - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author.

A catered Fourth of July - a mystery with recipes

When a re-enactor's musket blows up in his face, killing him, Bernie and Libby need to get to the bottom of his murder.

Jul 11, 2014