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The champagne conspiracy by Crosby, Ellen, 1953- author. The champagne conspiracy

"Winter has come to the Montgomery Estate Vineyard in Atoka, Virginia. Lucie Montgomery and winemaker Quinn Santori have decided to make champagne, a first for the vineyard. But then Gino Tomassi, Quinn's uncle, turns up on their doorstep one afternoon, demanding help in solving the mystery of what happened to Zara Tomassi, the first wife of his grandfather, who died in a San Francisco hotel in 1923 under suspicious circumstances. And it seems there's no coincidence that her death came the day a

Nov 29, 2016
Cat got your diamonds - a kitty couture mystery by Chase, Julie (Mystery writer) Cat got your diamonds - a kitty couture mystery

"Grandeur and opulence are everything in the famed New Orleans Garden district, where pets are family and no bling is too big. Opening Furry Godmother, pet boutique and organic treat bakery, is Lacy Marie Crocker's dream come true. After returning home following a nasty breakup with her (now ex) fiance, Pete the Cheat, it's exactly the fresh start she needs, despite her old money mother's disapproval. Full of peanut butter pupcakes and bacon-infused pawlines, and displaying sparkly Shih Tzu tutu

Nov 29, 2016
The bone collection - four novellas by Reichs, Kathy, author. The bone collection - four novellas

Four stories starring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan include "First Bones," which reveals how she got her start in the lab, and "Bones on Ice," in which she must identify a mummified corpse found on Mount Everest.

Nov 29, 2016
A black sail - a Coleridge Taylor mystery by Zahradnik, Rich, author. A black sail - a Coleridge Taylor mystery

On the eve of the US Bicentennial, newsman Coleridge Taylor is covering Operation Sail. New York Harbor is teeming with tall ships from all over the world. While enjoying the spectacle, Taylor is still a police reporter. He wants to cover real stories, and gritty New York City still has plenty of those in July of 1976. One surfaces right in front of him when a housewife is fished out of the harbor wearing bricks of heroin, inferior stuff users have been rejecting for China White. Convinced he's

Nov 29, 2016
Better late than never by McKinlay, Jenn, author. Better late than never

"A decades-overdue book puts library director Lindsey Norris hot on the trail of a cold case. When the Briar Creek Public Library holds its first overdue book amnesty day no fines for late returns the volume of incoming materials is more than Lindsey and her staff can handle. In a bind, Lindsey drafts the crafternoon ladies to help check in and sort the stacks of books. But one tardy tome catches her attention--a copy of J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, twenty years past due. When Lindsey

Nov 29, 2016
Beignets, brides and bodies by Ripley, J. R., 1955- author. Beignets, brides and bodies

"Settling into her new life running a coffee and beignet cafe´ in the small town of Table Rock, Arizona, Maggie Miller expects nothing but smooth sailing from here on. But she's blown way off course when Clive Rothschild, co-owner of The Hitching Post, the bridal shop next door, begs her for a favour. That favour leads to Clive and Maggie discovering a dead body buried beneath a wedding cake. And with the evidence stacking up against Clive and his partner, former professional skater Johnny Wolfe

Nov 29, 2016
Ash Island - a Belltree mystery by Maitland, Barry, author. Ash Island - a Belltree mystery

Detective Sergeant Harry Belltree, back on the job after a near-fatal confrontation with corrupt colleagues, has become a departmental embarrassment. He can't and doesn't want to return to his post with the Sydney Police Department. Instead, he accepts a post far away from Sydney and attempts to build a quiet life in Newcastle, Australia. But that quiet life quickly eludes him. A body's been found buried just offshore on Ash Island and that one body may well just be the first of many. Not only t

Nov 29, 2016
Walk into silence by McBride, Susan, author. Walk into silence

When Patrick Dielman shows up at Detective Jo Larsen's desk insisting that his wife, Jenny, is missing, Jo wonders if it's a case of a bored housewife running away. But as she digs deeper into Jenny's life, Jo learns that Dielman keeps a stranglehold on the family finances, down to the last nickel, and that Jenny's first marriage dissolved following the death of her young son. By all accounts--including her doctor--she never recovered from the loss. Between a controlling husband, a tragic past,

Dec 1, 2016
A vote for murder by Wishart, David, 1952- A vote for murder

Dec 1, 2016
Time of death - a Stillwater General mystery by Kerr, Lucy, author. Time of death - a Stillwater General mystery

"It's been twelve years since ER nurse Frankie Stapleton fled the quiet banks of Stillwater, but with her sister's pregnancy taking a dangerous turn and a string of failed relationships in Chicago hanging over her, Frankie is back--and hoping to put the past behind her. Within minutes of arriving at Stillwater General Hospital however, she ends up saving a man's life, only to have him turn up dead hours later--and the hospital blames Frankie. Her instincts say Clem Jensen didn't die of natural c

Dec 1, 2016
Three novels of the early 1960s by Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983, author. Three novels of the early 1960s

"The three novels collected in this second volume in the Library of America Ross Macdonald edition represent for many readers the summit of American crime writing. They remain thrilling for their searing psychological truth-telling, daring flights of narrative invention, and their keenly observed picture of the manners and morals of a particular time and place (Southern California in the early 1960s). Each reflects Macdonald's enduring concern with the hidden crimes and agonizing dysfunctions th

Dec 1, 2016
Storm rising by Schofield, Douglas, author. Storm rising

"Lucy Hendricks hasn't had an easy time of it since her husband Jack, devoted and upstanding Bayonne, New Jersey cop, was murdered while on an investigation five years prior. There were suspicions that he had been involved with the local mafia, and the media won't let it go, making life unbearable, so Lucy moved to Florida to raise her son, Kevin, who was born without ever knowing his father. Now, Lucy returns to pick up the pieces, moving back into the house she and Jack shared, trying to move

Dec 1, 2016
The Sleeping Beauty killer - an under suspicion novel by Clark, Mary Higgins, author. The Sleeping Beauty killer - an under suspicion novel

Casey Carter was convicted of murdering her fiance´-- famed philanthropist Hunter Raleigh III-- fifteen years ago. And Casey claims-- has always claimed-- she's innocent. Although she was charged and served out her sentence in prison, she is still living 'under suspicion.' Her story attracts the attention of Laurie Moran and the Under Suspicion news team-- it's Casey's last chance to finally clear her name, and Laurie pledges to exonerate her. An egomaniacal new boss, a relentless gossip col

Dec 1, 2016
Shoot - a Valentino mystery by Estleman, Loren D., author. Shoot - a Valentino mystery

"Valentino, a mild-manner film archivist at UCLA and sometime film detective, is at the closing party for the Red Montana and Dixie Day museum when he is approached by no less than his hero and man-of-the-hour Red Montana, western film and television star. Red tells Valentino that he is being blackmailed over the existence of a blue film that his wife, now known throughout the world as the wholesome Dixie Day and the other half of the Montana/Day power couple, made early in her career. With Dixi

Dec 1, 2016
Shady hollow - a murder mystery by Black, Juneau. Shady hollow - a murder mystery

Dec 1, 2016
Sejanus by Wishart, David, 1952- Sejanus

Dec 1, 2016
Secrets and shamrocks by Gobbell, Phyllis C., author. Secrets and shamrocks

Meadows, hedgerows, and tree-lined lanes welcome Jordan Mayfair to County Tipperary, Ireland. She's traveling again with her uncle, travel writer Alexander Carlyle. Their destination is a charming little town, Thurles (pronounced Tur-lis), where old friends, Colin and Grace O'Toole, own Shepherds Guesthouse Bed and Breakfast. They arrive at the B&B in the midst of a search for a missing toddler. The secrecy surrounding Little Jimmie's disappearance and safe return sets the tone for their stay at

Dec 1, 2016
Ovid by Wishart, David, 1952- Ovid

Dec 1, 2016
No cause for concern by Wishart, David, 1952- No cause for concern

Dec 1, 2016
Night tremors - a novel by Coyle, Matt, author. Night tremors - a novel

When an old nemesis asks him to help a man who might have been wrongly convicted of murder, PI Rick Cahill jumps at the chance. His investigation takes him from the wealthy enclave of La Jolla to the dark underbelly of San Diego and pits him against the police and a biker gang, who both want to stop him from freeing the man from prison.

Dec 1, 2016

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