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Marbeck and the king-in-waiting by Pilkington, John, 1948 June 11-

Marbeck and the king-in-waiting

"Spring, 1603: Queen Elizabeth is dying, and England waits anxiously. The Virgin Queen hasn't named an heir, refusing even to speak. Her cousin James, King of Scotland, is assumed to be her successor, but will the transition be peaceful? Sir Robert Cecil, Secretary of State, fears insurrection and has brought troops to the capital. But from where might the danger come - overseas, or from malcontents closer to home? Meanwhile Marbeck, Cecil's best intelligencer, is under a cloud, wrongly suspecte

Aug 21, 2016
This Isn't a Game by Moss, David

This Isn't a Game

Aug 21, 2016
Reading up a storm by Gates, Eva, 1951-

Reading up a storm

"After a successful party at Bodie Island's Lighthouse Library, librarian Lucy Richardson is ready to curl up with her cat, Charles, and a good book. But her R and R is cut short when she notices some mysterious lights leading a small boat to crash into the coast. The two shipwrecked seafarers survive the ordeal--but one of them shows up dead ashore a few days later. Lucy finds herself again roped into a murder investigation and navigating a sea of suspects, all of whom had motives to deep-six t

Aug 21, 2016
Outfoxed by Rosenfelt, David, author.

Outfoxed

"Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter spends as much time as he can working on his true passion, the Tara Foundation, the dog rescue organization he runs. Lately, Andy has been especially involved in a county prison program where inmates help train dogs the Tara Foundation has rescued to make them more adoptable, benefiting both the dogs and the prisoners. One of the prisoners Andy has been working with is Brian Atkins, who has 18 months left on a 5-year term for fraud. Brian has been helping to train

Aug 21, 2016
Magnolia moonlight by Ellis, Mary, 1951- author.

Magnolia moonlight

Aug 21, 2016
Final act - a Lambert & Hook police procedural by Gregson, J. M., author.

Final act - a Lambert & Hook police procedural

"Sam Jackson is not a man who suffers fools - or anyone else - gladly. A successful British television producer who fancies himself as a Hollywood mogul, he makes enemies easily, and delights in the fact. It is no great surprise that such a man should meet a violent death. Detective Chief Superintendent Lambert and Detective Sergeant Hook deduce that the person who killed him is almost certainly to be found among the company of actors who are shooting a series of detective mysteries in rural Her

Aug 21, 2016
Dust to dust by Duffy, Margaret, author.

Dust to dust

The murder of Richard Daws, 14th Earl of Hartwood and a senior official at the National Crime Agency at his home -- the highly secure Hartwood Castle -- has sent shockwaves through MI5, MI6 and the Met. Patrick Gillard, Daws' prote´ge´ and 'adviser' to the NCA, along with his wife and working partner, Ingrid Langley, vows to find his killer. Soon hunting down the recently out-of-jail Nicholas Haldane -- a bent ex-civil servant who once tried to kill Daws, as well as dealing with the arrival of I

Aug 21, 2016
Death at the Boston Tea Party - a John Rawlings mystery by Lake, Deryn, author.

Death at the Boston Tea Party - a John Rawlings mystery

"Following a long and perilous journey, Apothecary John Rawlings has arrived in Boston, Massachusetts, to pursue a new business venture. He finds the place riven with tension and unrest. There are many who feel it's time the colonies sought freedom from British rule, and the seething resentment erupts into outright rebellion during the notorious Boston Tea Party. But has someone taken advantage of the chaos to commit cold-blooded murder? Called in to examine a body fished out of Boston harbour,

Aug 21, 2016
Dead man walking by Green, Simon R., 1955-

Dead man walking

"A rogue agent has come in from the cold and wants to spill his secrets. The Organisation wants Ishmael to find out if Frank Parker is who he says he is, what he really knows, and why he has emerged from the shadows after all this time. Ishmael heads to Ringstone Lodge in Yorkshire where Parker is being held to find that an atmosphere of fear and suspicion prevails. As he and his fellow residents are menaced by a series of alarming and inexplicable incidents, Ishmael sets out to prove that it's

Aug 21, 2016
The Branson beauty by Booth, Claire, author.

The Branson beauty

"The Branson Beauty, an old showboat, has crashed in the waters of an Ozark mountain lake just outside the popular tourist destination of Branson, Missouri. More than one hundred people are trapped aboard. Hank Worth is still settling into his new role as county sheriff, and when he responds to the emergency call, he knows he's in for a long winter's day of helping elderly people into rafts and bringing them ashore. He anticipates a lot of anxiety, many arguments, and extra costs for emergency e

Aug 21, 2016
Ayrshire murders by Dillon, E. R.

Ayrshire murders

"Kyle Shaw, a Scotsman by birth and a lawman by trade, returns to the lowlands in 1297 -- a time when all of Scotland stands on the brink of rebellion against English domination. Kyle discovers that his estranged father apparently had some connection with the English soldiers who loot and plunder the Scottish countryside at will. While Kyle seeks to thwart the raiders, someone begins murdering English soldiers from a nearby garrison one at a time and mutilating their corpses. The Ayrshire Murder

Aug 21, 2016
Against the light by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

Against the light

London, April, 1912. The third Irish Home Rule Bill is passing through Parliament and the situation is growing ever more tense. Closely involved in the negotiations, cabinet minister Edmund Latimer finds himself under growing pressure--which only intensifies when his seven-month-old niece Lucy is snatched away in her pram in Regent's Park. Could there be a connection between Lucy's kidnapping and the Irish talks? With her husband under intolerable strain, Edmund's wife Alice makes it her busines

Aug 21, 2016
The Bloodied Ivy by Goldsborough, Robert

The Bloodied Ivy

Aug 23, 2016
A Hard Woman to Kill by Howard, Alex

A Hard Woman to Kill

Aug 23, 2016
San Francisco noir 2- the classics by Maravelis, Peter

San Francisco noir 2- the classics

Aug 23, 2016
Cold Revenge by Howard, Alex

Cold Revenge

Aug 23, 2016
Playing With Fire by Elias, Gerald

Playing With Fire

Aug 23, 2016
A lesson in love and murder by McMillan, Rachel, 1981- author.

A lesson in love and murder

Aug 23, 2016
A dreadful past by Turnbull, Peter, 1950- author.

A dreadful past

The sighting of a vase in an antiques shop leads to a twenty-year-old murder case being reopened and as George Hennessey and his team try to close in on a mysterious gang of killers, the discovery of a new body throws them off track.

Aug 23, 2016
Dangerous cargo - an Art Marvik mystery by Rowson, Pauline, author.

Dangerous cargo - an Art Marvik mystery

When the body of a man who was officially declared dead fifty-five years ago washes up on the beach, Art Marvik sets out to uncover the man's true identity and exposes a trail of deceit, corruption, and murder that spans over a half-century.

Aug 23, 2016