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Under cold stone - a Constable Molly Smith mystery by Delany, Vicki, 1951-

Under cold stone - a Constable Molly Smith mystery

Paul Keller was enjoying a vacation in the Rocky Mountains with his girlfriend Lucky Smith when his estranged son called begging for help. Paul and Lucky arrive at Matt's apartment only to find a body on the floor and Matt long gone. Lucky's daughter, Constable Molly Smith of the Trafalgar City Police, abandons her chaotic Thanksgiving kitchen to offer her mom support. She has no intention of meddling in the police investigation, but when Matt's sad, shy girlfriend, Tracey, asks for her help, Mo

Apr 17, 2014
Music of Ghosts - a novel of suspense by Bissell, Sallie.

Music of Ghosts - a novel of suspense

When the daughter of North Carolina's former governor is murdered deep in the Appalachian woods and her body mutilated with disturbing symbols, attorney Mary Crow is sought after by the case's prime suspect to help clear his name.

Apr 17, 2014
Heaven's prisoners by Burke, James Lee, 1936-

Heaven's prisoners

Ex-detective Dave Robicheaux becomes caught up in a mysterious conspiracy after he rescues a child from a plane crash in the Gulf near New Orleans, and the body of one of the crash victims disappears.

Apr 17, 2014
Murder at Cape Three Points by Quartey, Kwei J.

Murder at Cape Three Points

"At Cape Three Points on the beautiful Ghanaian coast, a canoe washes up at an oil rig site. The two bodies in the canoe--who turn out to be a prominent, wealthy, middle-aged married couple--have obviously been murdered; the way Mr. Smith-Aidoo has been gruesomely decapitated suggests the killer was trying to send a specific message--but what, and to whom, is a mystery. The Smith-Aidoos, pillars in their community, are mourned by everyone, but especially by their niece Sapphire, a successful ped

Apr 18, 2014
Southern heat by Burnsworth, David.

Southern heat

"Gunshots echo down an antebellum Charleston alley. Brack Pelton, an ex-racecar driver and Afghanistan War veteran, witnesses the murder of his uncle, Reggie Sails. Darcy Wells, the pretty Palmetto Pulse reporter, investigates Reggie's murder and targets Brack. The sole heir of his uncle's estate, Brack receives a rundown bar called the Pirate's Cove, a rotting beach house, and one hundred acres of preserved and valuable wetland along the Ashley River. A member of Charleston's wealthiest and old

Apr 18, 2014
Murder at Hatfield House - an Elizabethan mystery by Carmack, Amanda.

Murder at Hatfield House - an Elizabethan mystery

1558. Kate Haywood, a simple musician in the employ of a princess, will find herself involved in games of crowns as she sets out to solve the murder of the queen's envoy.

Apr 18, 2014
Strongwood - a crime dossier by Millett, Larry, 1947-

Strongwood - a crime dossier

" The place is Minneapolis, the year is 1903, and Michael Masterson has fallen in love, or so he claims, with Addie Strongwood, a beautiful working-class girl with an interesting past and a mind of her own. But their promising relationship quickly begins to disintegrate before reaching a violent conclusion. Amid allegations of seduction, rape, and blackmail, Michael is shot dead and Addie goes on trial for first-degree murder. As the case unfolds in a welter of conflicting evidence and surprise

Apr 18, 2014
Werewolf sings the blues - a midnight magic mystery by Harlow, Jennifer, 1983-

Werewolf sings the blues - a midnight magic mystery

If Vivian Dahl's life had a soundtrack, every song would be the Blues. She's pushing thirty, her singing career is going nowhere, and the partying lifestyle is taking its toll. Plus, a mysterious man is stalking her. But when she's abducted from a singing gig, Vivian is surprised to see her stalker become her savior. Jason is her werewolf rescuer sent by the biological father who abandoned her as a baby. Finding herself on the run, Vivian drives across America with the enigmatic Jason and learns

Apr 18, 2014
In search of murder by Jeffries, Roderic, 1926- author.

In search of murder

Inspector Alvarez is rudely awakened from his afternoon siesta by a phone call reporting the death of one Senor Picare. On arrival at the Picare villa, it seems his grieving widow is passed out in bed and the housekeeper, Rosali´a, is the one dealing with the police and comforting the young maid, Marta, who is devastated by the death of her employer.

Apr 18, 2014
The nameless dead by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-

The nameless dead

Declan Cleary's body has never been found, but everyone believes he was killed for informing on a friend more than 30 years ago. Now the Commission for Location of Victims' Remains is following a tip-off that he was buried on the small isle of Islandmore, in the middle of the River Foyle. Instead, the dig uncovers a baby's skeleton, and it doesn't look like death by natural causes. But evidence revealed by the commission's activities cannot lead to prosecution. Inspector Devlin is torn. He has n

Apr 18, 2014
Spinning in her grave by MacRae, Molly, author.

Spinning in her grave

Kath Rutledge is settling in as the owner of the Weaver's Cat, a fiber and fabric shop in Blue Plum, Tennessee. But nothing, not even the ghost haunting her shop, prepares her for the mystery that will leave the whole town spinning.

Apr 18, 2014
The setup man - a novel by Monday, T. T., 1976-

The setup man - a novel

Johnny Adcock is an aging Major League pitcher with the perfect retirement plan--he moonlights as a private investigator. Major League Baseball, as it turns out, is a prime source of employment for a philosophically inclined, discreet detective who has both the brains and the brawn to handle the unique problems of professional athletes. What sounds like the standard story of a pro athlete's marriage gone sour quickly turns into the most dangerous case of Adcock's second career when a teammate is

Apr 18, 2014
Rules of murder by Deering, Julianna.

Rules of murder

"In this cozy mystery set in the early 1930s English countryside, a party at Drew Farthering's country estate proves deadly, Farthering and a clever debutante guest try to catch the killer before he claims another victim"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
They danced by the light of the moon - an Andy Gammon mystery by Pagel, Tempa.

They danced by the light of the moon - an Andy Gammon mystery

"Andy Gammon, a former Detroit social studies teacher living in (but not always fitting into) a quaint New England town with her Yankee husband and two children, can't help getting involved whenever history meets mystery. Add in a couple of prime specimens of 19th century architecture-Andy's other passion-and she can't resist sneaking through back hallways of a Victorian grand hotel and crawling through the underground tunnels of a derelict Gothic insane asylum as she seeks answers to why a woma

Apr 18, 2014
Death by the book by Deering, Julianna.

Death by the book

"In the summer of 1932, when the family lawyer is murdered and discovered with an unusual clue, Drew Farthering and Madeline Parker need to solve the case before the hatpin murderer strikes again in the English village of Farthering St. John"--

Apr 18, 2014
Child's play by Carter, Maureen, author.

Child's play

Apr 18, 2014
Broken trust - a Nora Abbott mystery by Baker, Shannon, 1960-

Broken trust - a Nora Abbott mystery

"Troubled Nora Abbott moves to Colorado and takes a job with an environmental trust, but her predecessor soon turns up dead"--

Apr 18, 2014
Death's dark shadow - a DCI Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author.

Death's dark shadow - a DCI Paniatowski mystery

Before she can even begin to track down the killer of the old woman dumped on the lonely canalside, Monika Paniatowski needs to find out who she is--but no one seems to know.

Apr 18, 2014
Demons walk among us by Hicks, Jonathan Phillip, author.

Demons walk among us

Apr 18, 2014
Distortion by Blackstock, Terri, 1957-

Distortion

When Juliet Cole's husband of 15 years is murdered before her eyes, she thinks it was a random shooting. Devastated and traumatized, she answers hours of questioning, then returns home to break the tragic news to her boys. But a threatening voicemail takes this from a random shooting to a planned, deliberate attack. Juliet realizes that she and her children are in danger too, unless she meets the killer's demands.

Apr 18, 2014