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A fine summer's day by Todd, Charles, author.

A fine summer's day

Author Charles Todd takes readers on a trip to Ian Rutledge's past, with the story of the last case the Scotland Yard detective tackles before he goes off to fight in World War I.

Jan 30, 2015
A study in scarlet by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.

A study in scarlet

Sherlock Holmes' first mystery, in which readers meet the intrepid sleuth and his forever sidekick, Dr. Watson.

Jan 30, 2015
Cold cold heart by Hoag, Tami, author.

Cold cold heart

Dana Nolan was a promising young TV reporter until a notorious serial killer tried to add her to his list of victims. Nearly a year has passed since surviving her ordeal, but the physical, emotional, and psychological scars run deep. Struggling with the torment of post-traumatic stress syndrome, plagued by flashbacks and nightmares as dark as the heart of a killer, Dana returns to her hometown in an attempt to begin to put her life back together. But home doesn't provide the comfort she expects.

Jan 30, 2015
Dead but not forgotten - stories from the world of Sookie Stackhouse by

Dead but not forgotten - stories from the world of Sookie Stackhouse

"...though Sookie's story has come to an end, these tales of her and the characters who populated her world will give you a different perspective on the series you thought you knew..."--Book jacket.

Jan 26, 2015
Die again by Gerritsen, Tess, author.

Die again

Boston Detective Jane Rizzoli is on the case of a big game hunter found dead in his apartment, alone with the body of a beautiful white snow leopard he had recently been commissioned to procure and stuff for a high-profile museum in the area. Medical examiner Maura Isles connects the case to a number of seemingly unrelated deaths where the victims have all been found hanging upside down, the hallmark of a leopard's kill. Rizzoli follows the puzzling trail of clues all the way to Botswana, where

Jan 30, 2015
Dogwood Hill by Woods, Sherryl, author.

Dogwood Hill

When former pro football quarterback Aidan Mitchell comes to Chesapeake Shores to take a high school coaching job, he's embraced by the town - especially the O'Briens. But Aidan has a secret that could alter all their lives. For wounded Liz March, who's trying for a fresh start after a devastating betrayal, taking a chance on Aidan may be more than she can handle. Her heart, however, refuses to listen to her head. But just when forever seems within reach, Aidan's secret threatens to change every

Jan 30, 2015
Eyes only by Michaels, Fern, author.

Eyes only

Lush, exclusive Spyder Island is home to many of the world's billionaires. Years ago, Gretchen Spyder, daughter of the island's namesake, gave her twin babies up for legal adoption. Now Gretchen and her father are trying to get them back. The twins' adoptive parents are a loving but poor couple, completely outgunned by the Spyders' wealth. Their only hope lies with Myra Rutledge and her formidable Sisterhood, who are as ready as ever to fight the good fight.

Jan 30, 2015
Hush - a thriller by Robards, Karen, author.

Hush - a thriller

When Riley Cowan finds her estranged husband Jeff dead in his home, she thinks someone, specifically someone Jeff's father ripped off, is trying to send a message to Jeff's father: Tell me where the money is, or there will be more death. Enter Finn Bradley, FBI agent and Riley's love interest from way back. Finn agrees to help Riley, and the two reignite sparks they both thought were extinguished. But can they discover the killer's identity in time, before he resurfaces and strikes again?

Jan 26, 2015
Insatiable appetites by Woods, Stuart, author.

Insatiable appetites

"It's a time of unexpected change for Stone Barrington. A recent venture has achieved a great victory, but is immediately faced with a new challenge: an underhanded foe who is determined to wreak havoc at any cost. Meanwhile, when Stone finds himself responsible for distributing the estate of a respected friend and mentor, the process reveals secrets that range from merely surprising to outright alarming. From the lavish brownstones of Washington, D.C., to the grand estates of New York's outer b

Jan 30, 2015
Moriarty - a novel by Horowitz, Anthony, 1955- author.

Moriarty - a novel

Days after the encounter at the Swiss waterfall, Pinkerton detective agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from New York. Moriarty's death has left an immediate, poisonous vacuum in the criminal underworld. And there is no shortage of candidates to take his place, including one particularly fiendish criminal mastermind.

Jan 26, 2015
Private India - city on fire by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Private India - city on fire

When Jack Morgan opens the Mumbai branch of Private, the world's most elite detective agency, he hands the reins to top agent Santosh Wagh. Now, in this teeming metropolis of over thirteen million people where the guilty have everywhere to hide, Santosh goes on the hunt for one elusive killer. A killer who is targeting seemingly unconnected women and placing strange objects at their death scenes in a series of chilling rituals. As the Private team races to find a link that will lead them to the

Jan 30, 2015
Saint Odd - an Odd Thomas novel by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945- author.

Saint Odd - an Odd Thomas novel

Odd Thomas is back where it all started . . . because the time has come to finish it. Since he left his simple life in the small town of Pico Mundo, California, his journey has taken him to places strange and wonderful, mysterious and terrifying. Across the land, in the company of mortals and spirits alike, he has known kindness and cruelty, felt love and loss, saved lives and taken them-as he's borne witness to humanity's greatest good and darkest evil.

Jan 30, 2015
Saving Grace by Green, Jane, 1968- author. narrator.

Saving Grace

Grace and Ted Chapman. On the surface, they seem to have it all. Beneath, what no one sees is Ted's rages. His mood swings. And the precarious house of cards that their lifestyle is built upon. When Ted's longtime assistant and mainstay leaves, the house of cards begins to crumble and Grace, with dark secrets in her past, is most vulnerable. To the rescue comes Beth, a new assistant. Someone who will help handle Ted. Soon, though, it's clear to Grace that Beth might be too good to be true.

Jan 30, 2015
The empty throne - a novel by Cornwell, Bernard, author.

The empty throne - a novel

Britain, early tenth century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the Vikings from Ireland, and turmoil among the Saxons over the leadership of Mercia. A younger generation is taking over. Aethelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Athelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred. Widely loved and respected, Athelflaed has all the makings of a leader but could Saxon warriors ever a

Jan 30, 2015
The Girl on the train - a novel by Hawkins, Paula, author.

The Girl on the train - a novel

A psychological thriller about a woman who becomes emotionally entangled in a murder investigation because of something she witnesses on her daily commute.

Jan 30, 2015
Thief by Sullivan, Mark T., author.

Thief

Robin Monarch is a man with a complicated past and dangerous present. He's been a soldier, a CIA agent, a freelance operative but first and foremost, Robin Monarch is a thief of the highest order. Orphaned at twelve, Monarch originally stole for survival, then he stole for his friends and cohorts, now he steals to order, and to give back to the to the woman who saved his life many years ago. With the help of his team, Monarch breaks into the legendary Christmas party of Beau Arsenault, a shady i

Jan 30, 2015
Wicked ways - [a novel] by Jackson, Lisa, author.

Wicked ways - [a novel]

Elizabeth Gaines Ellis is an ordinary suburban wife and mother. That's what she tells herself as she flits between her realtor job, yoga class, and caring for her daughter, Chloe. But for months now, Elizabeth has worried that she's far from normal ... that she's somehow the cause of a series of brutal, horrible deaths. Her mean-spirited boss. A bullying traffic cop. Her cheating husband. Elizabeth had reason to be angry with them all. She didn't mean for them to die. No one will take her fears

Jan 26, 2015
Woman with a gun - a novel by Margolin, Phillip, author.

Woman with a gun - a novel

Visiting an art museum displaying a retrospective of acclaimed photographer Kathy Moran's work, aspiring novelist Stacey Kim is stunned by the photo at the center of the show--the famous "Woman with a Gun" which won a Pulitzer Prize and launched the photographer's career. Shot from behind, the enigmatic black-and-white image is a picture of a woman in a wedding dress, standing on the shore at night, facing the sea. Behind her back, she holds a six-shooter. The image captures Stacey's imagination

Jan 26, 2015
You know who killed me by Estleman, Loren D., author.

You know who killed me

Just released from a rehab clinic, Amos Walker has to marshal his energies to help solve a murder in Iroquois Heights. The area is flooded with billboards rented by the widow of Donald Gates, a man found shot to death: "YOU KNOW WHO KILLED ME!" they read, and complicating matters is a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. Shadowed by government operatives, at odds with the sheriff, and struggling with his addiction, Walker soldiers on to solve the case.

Jan 26, 2015