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Played by the book by Arlington, Lucy.

Played by the book

The owner of the Novel Idea Literary Agency is thrilled when former local boy and popular television show host Damian York returns to Inspiration Valley, North Carolina, to launch his new gardening book.

Mar 26, 2015
Town in a sweet pickle by Haywood, B. B., author.

Town in a sweet pickle

"In the quiet coastal community of Cape Willington, Maine, Candy Holliday is a local farmer who dutifully tends to her blueberry fields--and steps in to solve the occasional murder... When Candy organizes a cooking event for her local newspaper, the town's most prominent citizens turn out to witness the popular cookbook author Julia von Fleming serve as a guest judge. But when Julia comes close to consuming a poisoned pickle, she begins to suspect someone in Cape Willington is trying to kill her

Mar 26, 2015
Who buries the dead - a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery by Harris, C. S., author.

Who buries the dead - a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery

"London, 1813. The vicious decapitation of Stanley Preston, a wealthy, socially ambitious plantation owner, at Bloody Bridge draws Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, into a macabre and increasingly perilous investigation. The discovery near the body of an aged lead coffin strap bearing the inscription KING CHARLES, 1648 suggests a link between this killing and the beheading of the deposed seventeenth-century Stuart monarch. Equally troubling, the victim's kinship to the current Home Secretary d

Mar 29, 2015
What the fly saw by Bailey, Frankie Y., author.

What the fly saw

Albany, New York, January 2020 The morning after a blizzard that shut down the city, funeral director Kevin Novak is found dead in the basement of his funeral home. The arrow sticking out of his chest came from his own hunting bow. A loving husband and father and an active member of a local megachurch, Novak had no known enemies. His family and friends say he had been depressed because his best friend died suddenly of a heart attack and Novak blamed himself. But what does his guilt have to do wi

Mar 29, 2015
A wee murder in my shop by Stewart, Fran, 1947- author.

A wee murder in my shop

Hamelin, Vermont, isn't the most likely place for bagpipes and tartan, but at Peggy Winn's ScotShop, business is booming... While on a transatlantic hunt for some authentic wares to sell at her shop, Peggy is looking to forget her troubles by digging through the hidden treasures of the Scottish Highlands. With so many enchanting items on sale, Peggy can't resist buying a beautiful old tartan shawl. But once she wraps it around her shoulders, she discovers that her purchase comes with a hidden fe

Mar 29, 2015
Cover her face - [an Adam Dalgliesh mystery] by James, P. D., author.

Cover her face - [an Adam Dalgliesh mystery]

"When headstrong and beautiful housemaid Sally Jupp is found strangled in her bed behind a bolted door, Detective Chief-Inspector Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must unmask her killer from a houseful of suspects--most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. Each new clue he uncovers leads to a dramatic twist in this ingeniously plotted mystery"--Cover page 4.

Mar 29, 2015
Assault and pepper by Budewitz, Leslie, author.

Assault and pepper

"Spice and tea shop owner Pepper Reece finds herself steeped in a murder investigation when a panhandler named Doc is found dead on her store's doorstep and her employee, Tory Finch, is accused of the crime."--

Mar 29, 2015
Borrowed crime by Cass, Laurie, author.

Borrowed crime

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.

Mar 29, 2015
The buried life by Patel, Carrie, author.

The buried life

"The gaslight and shadows of the underground city of Recoletta hide secrets and lies. When Inspector Liesl Malone investigates the murder of a renowned historian, she finds herself stonewalled by the all-powerful Directorate of Preservation - Recoletta's top-secret historical research facility. When a second high-profile murder threatens the very fabric of city society, Malone and her rookie partner Rafe Sundar must tread carefully, lest they fall victim to not only the criminals they seek, but

Mar 29, 2015
Bye, Bye Love by Larsen, K. J.

Bye, Bye Love

Mar 29, 2015
Blood Sweep by Havill, Steven F.

Blood Sweep

Mar 29, 2015
The Language of the Dead - A World War II Mystery by Kelly, Stephen

The Language of the Dead - A World War II Mystery

Mar 29, 2015
Cat out of hell by Truss, Lynne.

Cat out of hell

"For people who both love and hate cats comes the tale of Alec Charlesworth, a librarian who finds himself suddenly alone: he’s lost his job, his beloved wife has just died, and to top it all off, his sister has disappeared. Overcome by grief, he stands in his sister’s kitchen staring at the only witness to what’s happened to her – her cat, Roger. Who then speaks to him. It takes a while for Alec to realize he’s not gone mad from grief, that the cat is actually speaking . . . and that much of wh

Mar 29, 2015
The edge of dreams by Bowen, Rhys, author.

The edge of dreams

"Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a captain in the New York City police force, is stumped. He's chasing a murderer whose victims have nothing in common nothing except for the taunting notes that are delivered to Daniel after each murder. And when Daniel receives a note immediately after Molly and her young son Liam are in a terrible train crash, Daniel and Molly both begin to fear that maybe Molly herself was the target. Molly's detective instincts are humming, but finding the time to dig

Mar 29, 2015
Firebreak by Fields, Tricia, author.

Firebreak

"Texas is experiencing its worst season of wildfires in a decade, forcing police chief Josie Gray to evacuate the citizens of Artemis. Not everyone makes it out alive, however. In the fire's wake, she discovers the body of someone who never left town, lying dead in the house of a local country music singer. Beside the body lies a syringe carrying traces of heroin. It seems as if the deceased nodded off and then missed the evacuation. But as Josie learns more about the unfortunate victim, she beg

Mar 29, 2015
Guilty waters by Masters, Priscilla, author.

Guilty waters

The disappearance of two French girls in a Staffordshire beauty spot signals a tough new case for Detective Joanna Piercy. Ce´cile Bellange is a worried mother. Her eighteen-year-old daughter Annabelle and her friend Dorothe´e left Paris for a summer hitchhiking holiday in England, but it's now September and the only contact from them is a postcard sent from the picturesque setting of Rudyard Lake in Staffordshire three months ago. Meanwhile, in England, brothers Martin and James Stuart find a n

Mar 29, 2015
Gun street girl - a Detective Sean Duffy novel by McKinty, Adrian.

Gun street girl - a Detective Sean Duffy novel

"Belfast, 1985, amidst the "Troubles": Detective Sean Duffy, a Catholic cop in the Protestant RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary), struggles with burn-out as he investigates a brutal double murder and suicide. Did Michael Kelly really shoot his parents at point blank and then jump off a nearby cliff? A suicide note points to this conclusion, but Duffy suspects even more sinister circumstances. He soon discovers that Kelly was present at a decadent Oxford party where a cabinet minister's daughter die

Mar 29, 2015
The dead key by Pulley, D.M.

The dead key

"It’s 1998, and for years the old First Bank of Cleveland has sat abandoned, perfectly preserved, its secrets only speculated on by the outside world. Twenty years before, amid strange staff disappearances and allegations of fraud, panicked investors sold Cleveland’s largest bank in the middle of the night, locking out customers and employees, and thwarting a looming federal investigation. In the confusion that followed, the keys to the vault’s safe-deposit boxes were lost. In the years since, C

Mar 29, 2015
The City of Blood. by Molay, Frédérique, 1968-

The City of Blood.

"When a major Parisian modern art event gets unexpected attention on live TV, Chief of Police Nico Sirsky and his team of elite crime fighters rush to La Villette Park and Museum complex. There, renowned artist Samuel Cassian is inaugurating the first archeological dig of modern art, three decades after burying the leftovers of a banquet. In front of reporters from around the world, excavators uncover a skeleton. Could it be the artist’s own son? And does that death have anything to do with the

Mar 29, 2015
Black run - a novel by Manzini, Antonio, 1964-

Black run - a novel

Mar 29, 2015