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American ghost - a family's haunted past in the desert southwest by Nordhaus, Hannah.

American ghost - a family's haunted past in the desert southwest

"In American Ghost, Hannah Nordhaus traces the life, death, and unsettled afterlife of her great-great-grandmother Julia, from her childhood in Germany to her years in the American West with her Jewish merchant husband. As she traces the strands of Julia's life, Nordhaus uncovers a larger tale of how a true-life story becomes a ghost story and how difficult it can sometimes be to separate history and myth"--

Sep 1, 2015
Bad men die by Johnstone, William W.

Bad men die

"What started as a routine hunt and grab--putting outlaw Thorp McCluskey on a train to Cheyenne and prison--has just gone straight to hell for bounty hunter Luke Jensen. First came the beautiful prostitute who pointed her alluring attentions in Luke's direction. Then came a man who fought by Luke's side in the war--but the war is over and friendships can turn deadly. Luke gets bushwacked, his prisoner is gone, and so is a fortune in gold. Now Luke is riding back into the Wyoming wilderness to hu

Sep 1, 2015
Be not afraid by Lynne, Deborah, 1953-

Be not afraid

"A scream pierces the darkness.... Samantha Cain isn't the type of woman who gets unnerved easily. After all, she's the widow of a policeman and a single mom. Now she works the midnight shift, all alone, at a large trucking terminal close to the Mississippi River. One night she hears a strange rustling outside, then a strangled cry. Racing out of her office, she witnesses a terrifying scene at the nearby levee and interrupts a killer at work. Now the killer is after her. Whom can she trust? Cert

Sep 1, 2015
The bride ship by Scott, Regina, 1959-

The bride ship

What was his brother's widow--his first love--doing on a ship full of prospective brides headed out West? Clay Howard had been tasked with escorting the Boston belle home, but he didn't anticipate Allegra being so strong-willed--or that he'd wind up traveling with her just to keep her from leaving without him! Allegra Banks Howard isn't going to let Clay interfere with her plans for a new life with her daughter on the frontier. True, Allegra needs his wilderness savvy, but if Clay thinks he ca

Sep 1, 2015
Amish promises by Gould, Leslie, 1962-

Amish promises

"When an English and an Amish family become neighbors in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, their lives are linked in unexpected ways through conflict, then friendship, and finally, love"--

Sep 1, 2015
Alert by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Alert

"New Yorkers aren't easily intimidated, but someone is doing their best to scare them, badly: why? After two inexplicable high-tech attacks, the city that never sleeps is on edge. Detective Michael Bennett, along with his old pal, the FBI's Emily Parker, have to catch the shadowy criminals who claim responsibility--but they're as good at concealing their identities as they are at wreaking havoc. In the wake of a shocking assassination, Bennett begins to suspect that these mysterious events are j

Sep 1, 2015
Borrowed crime - a bookmobile cat mystery by Cass, Laurie, author.

Borrowed crime - a bookmobile cat mystery

When Minnie loses a grant that was supposed to keep the bookmobile running, she's worried her pet project could come to its final page. But she's determined to keep her patrons -- and Eddie's fans --happy and well read. She just needs her boss, Stephen to see things her way, and make sure he doesn't see Eddie. The library director doesn't exactly know about the bookmobile's furry co-pilot.

Sep 1, 2015
Falling for June by Winfield, Ryan.

Falling for June

Sep 1, 2015
Come to harm - a novel by McPherson, Catriona, 1965-, author.

Come to harm - a novel

Sep 1, 2015
The dog who saved me - a novel by Wilson, Susan, 1951-, author.

The dog who saved me - a novel

Sep 1, 2015
Deadly assets by Griffin, W. E. B., author.

Deadly assets

"In Philadelphia--suffering among the country's highest murder rates--the tension between the Philadelphia Police Department and its Citizens Oversight Committee has long been reaching a boiling point. That turmoil turns from bad to worse shortly after the committee begins targeting police shootings--especially those of twenty-seven-year-old Homicide Sergeant Matt Payne, the 'Wyatt Earp of the Main Line'--and then the committee's combative leader is found shot dead point-blank on the front porch

Sep 1, 2015
At death's window by Kelly, Jim, 1957- author.

At death's window

When a body is discovered beneath the waves off Scolt Head Island, the contents of the dead man's pockets lead Detective Inspector Peter Shaw to suspect an outbreak of 'samphire wars': a turf battle for control of the prized sea asparagus which sells for a small fortune along the affluent North Norfolk coast. Or does the killer merely want it to look that way? Meanwhile, Detective Sergeant George Valentine is investigating a series of break-ins targeted at wealthy second-home owners. And a letha

Sep 1, 2015
Blue Avenue by Wiley, Michael, 1961- author.

Blue Avenue

Summoned by his old friend, homicide detective Daniel Turner, to identify the trussed-up, naked body of a woman, found wrapped in cellophane amongst a pile of garbage on Blue Avenue, a down-at-heel area of Jacksonville, Florida, businessman William Byrd or "BB" is in for a shock. He recognises the dead woman as Belinda Mabry, the girl with whom he spent an intense and passionate summer twenty-five years before. What's more, as Daniel informs him, she's the third victim to have met such a hideous

Sep 1, 2015
The Book of Fires by Doherty, P. C., author.

The Book of Fires

February, 1381. A ruthless killer known as the Ignifer--Fire Bringer--is rampaging through London, bringing agonising death and destruction in his wake. He appears to be targeting all those involved in the recent trial and conviction of the beautiful Lady Isolda Beaumont, burned at the stake for the murder of her husband. As the late Sir Walter Beaumont was a close friend of the Regent, John of Gaunt orders Sir John Cranston and Brother Athelstan to investigate. In the dead man's possession was

Sep 1, 2015
Condemned to death - a Burren mystery by Harrison, Cora, author.

Condemned to death - a Burren mystery

When Mara, Brehon of the Burren, is summoned to the sandy beach of Fanore, on the western fringe of the kingdom of the Burren, she sees a sight that she has never witnessed before during her thirty years as law-enforcer and investigating magistrate: a dead man lying in a boat with no oars. Immediately her scholars jump to the conclusion that the man has been found guilty of kin-murder. The Brehon sentence for this worst of all crimes is that the murderer be towed out to sea and left to the mercy

Sep 1, 2015
Crimson angel by Hambly, Barbara, author.

Crimson angel

When Jefferson Vitrack - the white half-brother of Benjamin January's wife - turns up on January's doorstep in the summer of 1838 claiming he has discovered a clue to the whereabouts of the family's lost treasure, January has no hesitation about refusing to help look for it. For the treasure lies in Haiti, the island that was once France's most profitable colony - until the blood-chilling repression practiced there by the whites upon their slaves triggered a savage rebellion. The world's only Bl

Sep 1, 2015
Bite the biscuit - a barkery & biscuits mystery by Johnston, Linda O.

Bite the biscuit - a barkery & biscuits mystery

Veterinary technician Carrie Kennersly has become known for offering healthy dog treats at the clinic where she works. So when the owner of the local bakery moves away, Carrie jumps at the chance to buy the business and convert half of it into the Barkery, a shop where she can make and sell her canine delights.

Sep 1, 2015
Under a dark summer sky by Lafaye, Vanessa.

Under a dark summer sky

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Sep 1, 2015
Trick or deadly treat - a fresh-baked mystery by Washburn, L. J.

Trick or deadly treat - a fresh-baked mystery

"It's Halloween in Weatherford, Texas-which means Phyllis Newsom is baking up a storm of yummy seasonal treats ... but she's about to get even busier unmasking a killer. While Phyllis and her friend Carolyn are preparing for a baking contest, her housemate Sam adopts Buck, an adorable Dalmatian who was hit by a car. To thank local veterinarian Hank Baxter for helping the dog, Phyllis and Carolyn bake a batch of doggie treats for his other four-legged patients. But when they arrive at the clinic,

Sep 1, 2015
Morrow Creek runaway by Plumley, Lisa.

Morrow Creek runaway

A year ago, Rosamond Dancy never dreamed she would find herself in Morrow Creek. After being removed from her job as a Boston housemaid, sold into marriage and widowed in quick succession, she is now determined to take back the reins of her life. But then the past she's determined to forget shows up on her doorstep in the form of Miles Callawayand everything changes in an instant. Could Miles be the one to convince this runaway to hang up her shoes and stay by his side forever?

Sep 1, 2015