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Flourless to stop him by Parra, Nancy J, author.

Flourless to stop him

May 20, 2015
Hiss and tell by Donally, Claire, author.

Hiss and tell

May 20, 2015
Goose in the pond by Fowler, Earlene.

Goose in the pond

Benni Harper, the sleuth whose crime-solving talents are as colorful and complex as the patchwork she loves, faces her most perplexing case yet as she tries to find out who killed the library storyteller, who was found facedown in the lake

May 20, 2015
Under the Channel by Petel, Gilles/ Boyce, Emily (TRN)/ Aitken, Jane (TRN)

Under the Channel

May 20, 2015
The body in the library - a Miss Marple mystery by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.

The body in the library - a Miss Marple mystery

When Colonel and Mrs. Bantry find the corpse of a beautiful girl in their library, they rely upon their good friend Miss Marple to solve the crime.

May 20, 2015
The Black Ice by Connelly, Michael

The Black Ice

May 20, 2015
Blaze away by James, Bill, 1929- author.

Blaze away

Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur feels a sort of warmth towards Jack Lamb, a brilliantly prosperous but profoundly dodgy fine arts dealer. Lamb is the greatest informant Harpur has ever dealt with--might be the greatest informant any police officer has ever dealt with--and although Jack ended this arrangement some time ago, Harpur still feels indebted to him. Lamb's posh manor house is stuffed with expensive paintings, ripe for the pinching...and small-time thief George Dinnick and hi

May 21, 2015
The gentle art of murder by Dams, Jeanne M., author.

The gentle art of murder

One late-summer's evening, before the beginning of the new term, Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired police detective Alan Newbitt, are guests at Sherebury University art department's drinks party to introduce the new teaching assistant sculptress Gillian Roberts. However, tragedy strikes on a tour of the art department, when the lift breaks down ans a corpse is discovered at the bottom of the shaft. Dorothy and Alan become involved in the ensuing investigation, putting their local knowledge

May 21, 2015
Bye, bye love by Larsen, K. J.

Bye, bye love

Chicago's Pants on Fire Detective Agency targets liars and cheats. But PI Cat DeLuca is once again up to her smokin' skinny jeans in murder. Discovering a body while out running, Cat is assaulted before she can call 911. When she comes to, the killer is gone--and so is the body. When the police don't credit her story, Cat decides to go after the murderer herself.

May 21, 2015
Glycerine by Ryan, Garry, 1953- author.

Glycerine

Detective Lane and his new rookie partner, Nigel Li, are responsible for investigating the death of a migrant work while also dealing with a potential terror attack just days before the beginning of the Calgary Stampede.

May 21, 2015
Innocent blood - a John Jordan mystery by Lister, Michael, 1968- author.

Innocent blood - a John Jordan mystery

When he was twelve years old he came face to face with the man who would be convicted of the Atlanta Child Murders. Six years later, John returned to Atlanta determined to discover who was truly responsible for all the slaughtered innocents.

May 21, 2015
Gone and done it - a dreamwalker mystery by Toussaint, Maggie.

Gone and done it - a dreamwalker mystery

While planting a cherry tree, landscaper Baxley Powell discovers a human skull buried in the sand. After calling the sheriff, Baxley uses her dreamwalking abilities to get a jump-start on identifying the victim. Then deputies arrive, and, believing she's tampering with evidence, taser her. Emotions flare, but the sheriff agrees to hire her as a consultant. With a daughter to support and bills she can't pay, Baxley is motivated to succeed. Things get dicey when she unearths a murder victim o

May 21, 2015
Never look back by Donoghue, Clare.

Never look back

"Three young women have been found brutally murdered in south London, their bodies discarded in plain view, the victims only yards away from help during each attack. And each time, the murderer gets a little bit bolder. Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer is the head of homicide on the South London police force, and with three bodies on his watch and a killer growing in confidence, he and DS Jane Bennett are frantically trying to find the link between these seemingly isolated incidents. Slowly, the

May 21, 2015
The September Society by Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

The September Society

"In the small hours of the morning one fall day in 1866, a frantic widow visits detective Charles Lenox. Lady Annabelle's problem is simple: her beloved son, George, has vanished from his room at Oxford. When Lenox visits his alma mater to investigate he discovers a series of bizarre clues, including a murdered cat and a card cryptically referring to 'The September Society.' Then, just as Lenox realizes that the case may be deeper than it appears, a student dies, the victim of foul play."--P. [4

May 21, 2015
Viper - no resurrection for Commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

Viper - no resurrection for Commissario Ricciardi

Springtime proffers fragrant temptations to the men and women of Naples. But evil also lurks in the sweet-smelling spring air. It is one week before Easter, Naples, 1932. At the high-class brothel in the center of town known as Paradiso, Viper, the most famous prostitute of all, is found dead. Suffocated with a pillow. Her last client swears that when he left her she was alive and well. But when her next client arrived, he found her dead. Who killed her and why? Ricciardi has to untangle a compl

May 21, 2015
In the frame by Francis, Dick.

In the frame

A successful painter who loves going to the track finds himself in the biggest race of his life as he works to clear his cousin's name of murder- and trap a ruthless killer before the killer traps him.

May 21, 2015
Thanksgiving angels - a Mercy Allcutt mystery by Duncan, Alice, 1945-

Thanksgiving angels - a Mercy Allcutt mystery

May 24, 2015
Taken for dead by Masterton, Graham, author.

Taken for dead

It is a sunny Saturday in county Cork, and an Irish wedding is in full swing. Drunk uncles are toasting the bride. The Ceilidh band have played for hours. No one could predict that the cutting of the cake would bring this wedding to a horrifying end. The severed head of Micky Crounan, local baker, is grinning gruesomely up from the bottom tier of his own cake. Katie Maguire, of the Irish Garda, is baffled - until another local businessman goes missing in horrific circumstances. Soon Katie is on

May 24, 2015
Noontime follies by Gunn, Elizabeth, 1927- author.

Noontime follies

Rutherford's Property Crimes division is on a hot streak. Having recently attracted a string of New Science businesses, the town has had fourteen office break-ins in just five days, though nothing seems to have been taken. A series of threatening notes are left by an environmental group, and curiosity soon turns to alarm when a lead scientist is found dead at his desk at one of the invasion sites. As the small start-ups that received the messages are damaged and frightened by sneak attacks, Jake

May 24, 2015
Bone to be wild by Haines, Carolyn.

Bone to be wild

"Sarah Booth Delaney is heartbroken: her fiance´ Graf Milieu has decided to move to Hollywood permanently, leaving their relationship in shambles. Sarah Booth has a perfect distraction, however, in the form of the Black and Orange Halloween ball her best friends are throwing in New Orleans. Sarah Booth plans to dance the night away to the swinging tunes of her old flame Scott Hampton's blues band. But just as the party gets going, Scott receives a mysterious message that threatens his life and t

May 24, 2015