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Trick or deceit by Freydont, Shelley, author.

Trick or deceit

After the Museum of Yankee Horrors wins first place (and $10,000)in the town's official Haunted House contest, one of the contest judges is murdered, and it is up to Liz Montgomery to unmask a sore loser. By the author of Independence Slay

Sep 30, 2015
Triple witch by Graves, Sarah.

Triple witch

Jacobia "Jake" Triptree has moved to Maine in search of some peace, but when corpses begin to surface all over town, Jake's ex-husband and an unscrupulous New York ex-money mogul become suspects

Sep 30, 2015
Dangerously Dark by London, Colette

Dangerously Dark

Sep 30, 2015
After All These Years by Isaacs, Susan

After All These Years

Sep 30, 2015
The marsh madness by Abbott, Victoria, author.

The marsh madness

"Jordan works hard to improve Vera Van Alsts collection of classic detective stories. So when Chadwick Kauffmanheir to the Kauffman fortuneoffers a very good price on a fine collection of Ngaio Marsh first editions owned by his recently deceased stepfather, she is thrilled to meet with him at his fabled summer estate, Summerlea. The next day, Jordan and Vera are shocked to read that Chadwick has died in a fall from the grand staircase at Summerlea. But when the picture in the paper is of a diffe

Sep 30, 2015
Compromising positions by Isaacs, Susan, 1943-

Compromising positions

Sep 30, 2015
Recalled to death - a Martha Gunn mystery by Masters, Priscilla, author.

Recalled to death - a Martha Gunn mystery

When a homeless man is found with his throat slashed, Detective Inspector Alex Randall and coroner Martha Gunn must figure out who the man is.

Sep 30, 2015
Scrapbook of the Dead by Bryan, Mollie Cox

Scrapbook of the Dead

Sep 30, 2015
One step behind by Mankell, Henning, 1948-

One step behind

Sep 30, 2015
Murder on Marble Row - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

Murder on Marble Row - a gaslight mystery

Midwife Sarah Brandt and police detective Sergeant Frank Malloy investigate the arson murder of a wealthy industrialist, in a mystery set in turn-of-the-century New York City.

Sep 30, 2015
Long Spoon Lane by Perry, Anne

Long Spoon Lane

Sep 30, 2015
The man who smiled by Mankell, Henning, 1948-

The man who smiled

Sep 30, 2015
The lady in the lake by Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959.

The lady in the lake

Detective Philip Marlowe's search for a lost wife leads him into a world of evil

Sep 30, 2015
Black cat crossing by Finch, Kay.

Black cat crossing

Moving to Lavender, Texas, to write her first novel and help her Aunt Rowe manage her vacation-rental business, aspiring mystery author Sabrina Tate finds herself faced with a real-life mystery when her aunt's awful cousin is found dead with a local black cat, believed to be a jinx, by her side.

Oct 1, 2015
The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'clock Lady by Albert, Susan Wittig, author.

The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'clock Lady

"The eleven o'clock lady has always been one of garden club president Liz Lacy's favorite spring wildflowers. The plant is so named because the white blossoms don't open until the sun shines directly on them and wakes them up. But another Eleven O'Clock Lady is never going to wake up again. Rona Jean Hancock--a telephone switchboard operator who earned her nickname because her shift ended at eleven, when her nightlife was just beginning--has been found strangled with her own silk stocking in a v

Oct 1, 2015
A curious beginning - a Veronica Speedwell mystery by Raybourn, Deanna, author.

A curious beginning - a Veronica Speedwell mystery

"London, 1887. As the city prepares to celebrate Queen Victoria's golden jubilee, Veronica Speedwell is marking a milestone of her own. After burying her spinster aunt, the orphaned Veronica is free to resume her world travels in pursuit of scientific inquiry--and the occasional romantic dalliance. As familiar with hunting butterflies as she is fending off admirers, Veronica wields her butterfly net and a sharpened hatpin with equal aplomb, and with her last connection to England now gone, she i

Oct 1, 2015
Booked for trouble by Gates, Eva, 1951- author.

Booked for trouble

Lucy has finally found her bliss as a librarian and resident of the Bodie Island Lighthouse. She loves walking on the beach, passing her evenings with the local book club, bonding with the library cat, Charles, and enjoying the attention of not one, but TWO eligible men. But then her socialite mother, Suzanne, unexpectedly drops in, determined to move Lucy back to Boston -- and reunite her with her ex-fiance. To make matters worse, Suzanne picks a very public fight at the local hotel with her fo

Oct 1, 2015
Cinderella six feet under by Chance, Maia.

Cinderella six feet under

Variety hall actress Ophelia Flax's plan to reunite her friend Prue with her estranged and allegedly wealthy mother, Henrietta, is met with a grim surprise. Not only is the marquise's Paris mansion a mouse-infested ruin, but Henrietta has inexplicably vanished, leaving behind an evasive husband, two sinister stepsisters, and a bullet-riddled corpse in the pumpkin patch decked out in a ball gown and one glass slipper a corpse that also happens to be a dead ringer for Prue. Strangely, no one at 15

Oct 1, 2015
The Dungeon House by Edwards, Martin, 1955- author.

The Dungeon House

Oct 1, 2015
Girl waits with gun by Stewart, Amy, author.

Girl waits with gun

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Drunken Botanist comes an enthralling novel based on the forgotten true story of one of the nation's first female deputy sheriffs. Constance Kopp doesn't quite fit the mold. She towers over most men, has no interest in marriage or domestic affairs, and has been isolated from the world since a family secret sent her and her sisters from city to country fifteen years ago. When a powerful, ruthless factory owner runs down their buggy, a dispute ove

Oct 1, 2015