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Thin crust killers by Cavender, Chris.

Thin crust killers

When the local bank is held up, one of its security guards is murdered during the robbery. Things get even more complicated when the note from the robber is discovered to have been written on a brand new menu from A Slice of Delight. Eleanor and Maddy must dig up the truth before it comes back to haunt them!

Apr 28, 2015
Ties that blind by Klein, Zachary, 1948- author.

Ties that blind

"Former social worker-turned-private investigator Matt Jacob has had his share of vices and woes. But he has always managed to stay one foot ahead of the criminals he hunts, while keeping one foot out of the grave. Now Matt is struggling to kick his addictions, put his demons under wraps and settle down with a woman who makes him happy. Then, a phone call changes everything. Lou, the father of Matt’s dead wife, is on the line, irascible and distraught. His new girlfriend’s son has attempted suic

Apr 29, 2015
Poison ivy - a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Riggs, Cynthia.

Poison ivy - a Martha's Vineyard mystery

"On her first day as adjunct professor at Ivy Green College, Victoria Trumbull recognizes the stench emanating from her classroom as more than just dead mice. Brownie, the groundskeeper's mangy mutt, soon discovers a second body hiding beneath a cluster of poison ivy. The stakes have never been higher for Ivy Green, which is on the brink of losing already-lukewarm support from its accredited partner, Cape Cod University. Thackery Wilson, the founder of Ivy Green, worries that the bad publicity f

Apr 29, 2015
Pall in the family by Eastman, Dawn, author.

Pall in the family

The aptly named Crystal Haven is the destination for tourists seeking psychics, seances, and the promise of contacting the spirit world. In this small western Michigan town, everyone knows the Fortune family. Rose is gifted with tarot card readings. Her sister Vi is a self proclaimed pet psychic. And Rose's daughter Clyde is a cop. A cop on leave from Ann Arbor more specifically, who's come home to kooky Crystal Haven to re-evaluate her life. Mom and Aunt Vi can't wait for Clyde to finally embra

Apr 29, 2015
Murder ties the knot by Fifield, Christy, author.

Murder ties the knot

"It's winter in Keyhole Bay, Florida, and while the tourist trade is slow, souvenir shop owner Glory Martine is busy with her best friend's wedding. But between managing preparations, the bride's in-laws, and a haunted parrot named Bluebeard, Glory makes plans to catch a killer. As her friends Karen and Riley approach their wedding day, Glory could use a break from the nuptial madness. She takes a peaceful drive to Alabama's piney woods to pick up the wedding quilt she ordered from a supplier. B

Apr 29, 2015
The language of the dead - a World War II mystery by Kelly, Stephen (Mystery writer), author.

The language of the dead - a World War II mystery

In a rural Hampshire village, things have remained fairly quiet despite the war. Then an elderly loner is brutally murdered, and the method of his killing bears the hallmarks of the traditional vanquishing of a witch. A young woman who is carrying the illegitimate child of a fighter pilot also is violently killed; a local drunkard's head is bashed in. Are the cases connected? As the Germans continue their relentless attack, Detective Inspector Thomas Lamb hunts for an elusive killer.

Apr 29, 2015
Killing frost - a Deets Shanahan mystery by Tierney, Ronald, author.

Killing frost - a Deets Shanahan mystery

At seventy-two years old, Deets Shanahan is ready to 'check out' and embrace old age. But, it seems his body (still functioning - just - after a bout of cancer) and Fate have other plans. Awaiting the arrival of a mystery new client, who wouldn't take no for an answer, he spies her out of his window, making her way up his drive to the front door. Suddenly, he sees her body jerk, go limp, then collapse in a pool of blood on his driveway - dead. Why did the mystery client insist on meeting with Sh

Apr 29, 2015
The icing on the corpse by Mugavero, Liz, author.

The icing on the corpse

"Kristan "Stan" Connor is thrilled to be invited to the Groundhog Day festivities in quirky Frog Ledge, Connecticut. Her organic, home-baked pet treats are a big hit at the annual celebration, though an important guest is curiously absent...When Helga Oliver, the town's elderly historian, is found crumpled in the basement of the Historical Museum, the close-knit town is devastated. But after some tenacious digging, Stan discovers Helga was pushed down the stairs--and that this picture-perfect Ne

Apr 29, 2015
The cat sitter's whiskers by Clement, Blaize.

The cat sitter's whiskers

"Set in the sleepy beach-side town of Siesta Key, Florida, THE CAT SITTER'S WHISKERS catches up with Dixie as she heads off for work one morning in the dimly lit hours before sunrise. Her very first client of the morning is Barney Feldman, a Maine coon cat with a reputation for mischief who's guarding his vacationing owner's valuable collection of decidedly creepy antique masks. But someone's hiding in the house when she arrives, and they sneak up and knock her out cold. When the cops arrive at

Apr 29, 2015
The body in the belfry by Page, Katherine Hall.

The body in the belfry

Ex-Manhattanite Faith Fairchild copes not only with the culture shock of the Massachusetts village in which she, her minister husband, and their baby have settled, but with the shock of finding a woman's body in the church's belfry.

Apr 29, 2015
The blue and the grey by Trow, M. J., author.

The blue and the grey

"Matthew Grand, a former captain in the Union army, arrives in London to track down the last conspirator behind the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and teams up with journalist James Batchelor to investigate a series of killings that may be connected tothe assassination."--

Apr 29, 2015
The big nowhere by Ellroy, James, 1948-

The big nowhere

Set in Los Angeles in the 1950s as the Red scare blazes, three men--an unheeded deputy, an opportunist D.A.'s assistant, and a high-rolling pimp--become immersed in a nightmarish reality.

Apr 29, 2015
Drizzled with death by Crockett, Jessie.

Drizzled with death

"The annual pre-Thanksgiving pancake-eating contest is a big event in Sugar Grove, New Hampshire. It's sponsored by the Sap Bucket Brigade, aka the firefighters' auxiliary, and the Greene family's farm provides the syrup. But when obnoxious outsider Alanza Speedwell flops face-first into a stack of flapjacks during the contest, the Greener Pastures' syrup falls under suspicion."--cover.

Apr 29, 2015
The doll's house by Phillips, Louise (Fiction writer), author.

The doll's house

When the body of popular talk show host Keith Jenkins is discovered in the icy waters of the canal during the early hours of a chilly Dublin morning, everyone wants to know why. D.I. O'Connor and a new squad of detectives from Harcourt Street team up with criminal psychologist Dr Kate Pearson to profile the killer, in an attempt to narrow down the search. Two days later a second body is found in the canal, with no apparent links between the victims. Meanwhile recovering alcoholic Clodagh Hamilto

Apr 29, 2015
The Christie caper by Hart, Carolyn G.

The Christie caper

Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand Bookstore finds herself trying to stop a possible murder during a weeklong Agatha Christie convention.

Apr 29, 2015
Children of the tide - a Victorian detective story by Redfern, Jon, 1946- author.

Children of the tide - a Victorian detective story

"London: the early 1840s. The birth of the young Queen Victoria's first child is taken as an auspicious sign for all. But on a cold March night, a spree of dark crimes in shadowy workhouses shocks the city"--provided by publisher.

Apr 29, 2015
A first date with death by Orgain, Diana, author.

A first date with death

"When brokenhearted Georgia Thornton goes looking for romance on reality TV, she has nothing to lose--apart from a good man, a cash prize, and maybe her life... What was Georgia thinking? Sure, some cad ditched her at the altar, but can she really find love on TV? Her best friend--and producer of the reality show Love or Money--thinks so. Ten men. Ten adventure-filled dates. What can go wrong? For starters, a faulty bungee cord that hurls Georgia's first date into a tragic spiral off the Golden

Apr 29, 2015
Bite the biscuit by Johnston, Linda O.

Bite the biscuit

Apr 30, 2015
The Breaking Point by Bass, Jefferson

The Breaking Point

Apr 30, 2015
Say No to Murder by Pickard, Nancy

Say No to Murder

Apr 30, 2015