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The unfortunate decisions of Dahlia Moss - a novel (IRL) by Wirestone, Max.

The unfortunate decisions of Dahlia Moss - a novel (IRL)

"Meet Dahlia Moss, the reigning queen of unfortunate decision-making in the Saint Louis area. Unemployed, broke, and on her last bowl of ramen, she's not living her best life. But that's all about to change. Before Dahlia can make her life any messier on her own she's offered a job. A job that she's woefully under-qualified for. A job that will lead her to a murder, an MMORPG, and possibly a fella (or two?). Turns out unfortunate decisions abound, and she's just the girl to deal with them"--

Nov 18, 2015
Death comes to Kurland Hall by Lloyd, Catherine, 1963- author.

Death comes to Kurland Hall

Returning to Kurland St. Mary to help with a friend's wedding, Lucy Harrington is dismayed at the presence of Major Robert Kurland, but calls a truce with him when Mrs. Chingford, a meddling widow who had set her sights on Lucy's father, is found dead atthe bottom of a staircase.

Nov 19, 2015
Yarned and Dangerous by Hartwell, Sadie

Yarned and Dangerous

Nov 19, 2015
Ghost Girl by Thomson, Lesley

Ghost Girl

Nov 22, 2015
Depraved heart - a Scarpetta novel by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels, author.

Depraved heart - a Scarpetta novel

"Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working a suspicious death scene in Cambridge, Massachusetts when an emergency alert sounds on her phone. A video link lands in her text messages and seems to be from her computer genius niece Lucy. But how can it be? It's clearly a surveillance film of Lucy taken almost twenty years ago. As Scarpetta watches she begins to learn frightening secrets about her niece, whom she has loved and raised like a daughter. That film clip and then others sent soon after raise dangerous

Nov 22, 2015
Murder by kindness - the gift quilt by Graham, Barbara, 1948-

Murder by kindness - the gift quilt

Nov 22, 2015
The detective's daughter by Thomson, Lesley, 1958- author.

The detective's daughter

Kate Rokesmith's decision to go to the river changed the lives of many. Her murder shocked the nation. Her husband, never charged, moved abroad under a cloud of suspicion. Her son, just four years old, grew up in a loveless boarding school. And Detective Inspector Darnell, vowing to leave no stone unturned in the search for her killer, began to lose his only daughter. The young Stella Darnell grew to resent the dead Kate Rokesmith. Her dad had never vowed to leave no stone unturned for her. Now,

Nov 25, 2015
Olive and let die by Hardy, Susannah.

Olive and let die

Between her soon-to-be ex-husband Spiro coming out of the closet and her budding romance with Captain Jack Conway, Georgie's life is beginning to feel like a soap opera. And that's before a surprise visit from her estranged mother Shirley, better known as soap star Melanie Ashley. But the dramatic family reunion takes a chilling turn when another long-lost relative turns up dead. Just outside Spiro's new restaurant, Georgie and Melanie find the body of Doreen Webbera cousin Georgie never knew sh

Nov 25, 2015
The circle by Minier, Bernard, author.

The circle

"They find the boy by the swimming pool, dolls floating on its surface. Inside the house, his teacher lies dead. But he claims to remember nothing. June 2010. In the middle of a World Cup match, Martin Servaz receives a call from a long-lost lover. A few miles away in the town of Marsac, Classics professor Claire Diemar has been brutally murdered. As if that weren't disturbing enough, Servaz receives a cryptic e-mail indicating that Julian Hirtmann, the most twisted of all serial killers, is bac

Nov 25, 2015
Sherlock Holmes - the stuff of nightmares by Lovegrove, James, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the stuff of nightmares

Overview: It's the autumn of 1890, and a spate of bombings has hit London. The newspapers are full of fevered speculation about anarchists, anti-monarchists and Fenians. But one man suspects an even more sinister hand behind the violence. Sherlock Holmes believes Professor Moriarty is orchestrating a nationwide campaign of terror, but to what end? At the same time, a bizarrely garbed figure has been spotted on the rooftops and in the grimy back alleys of the capital. He moves with the extraor

Nov 25, 2015
The sundown speech - an Amos Walker novel by Estleman, Loren D., author.

The sundown speech - an Amos Walker novel

"Amos Walker is hired by Helen and Dante Gunner, a bohemian Ann Arbor couple, to find Jerry Marcus, a film director who has disappeared with their investment money. It's one of Walker's easiest jobs to date. In just a few short hours, Walker locates Marcus in his bedroom...murdered, his body shoved into a cupboard, a bullet through his head. This case is opened and shut quickly, but Walker can't quite let it go. When Dante is arrested for the murder Walker finds himself again in Helen's employ,

Nov 25, 2015
The Sicilian wife - a novel by Edwards, Caterina, 1948-, author.

The Sicilian wife - a novel

Nov 25, 2015
Honor above all by Bard-Collins, J., author.

Honor above all

"Pinkerton agent Garrett Lyons arrives in Chicago in 1882 to solve the murder of his partner. He enlists the help of his friend, architect Louis Sullivan, and becomes involved in the race to build one of the first skyscrapers"--

Nov 25, 2015
The fruitcake murders by Collins, Ace.

The fruitcake murders

Fruitcakes never die...but people do!

Nov 25, 2015
Marked off by Cameron, Don (Irish fiction writer)

Marked off

"In a leafy suburb of Dublin in the height of mid-Summer, the brutal and shocking murder of a local woman is the last thing that anyone expects. What is more unexpected is that this murder will only be the first of many. Detective Danny O'Neill is led on a trail of false clues, lies and corruption, where the only thing he seems to be able to find are dead ends. As O'Neill tries to come to terms with a painful past, we realize that this is more than a hunt for a wanted man: it is a hunt for redem

Nov 25, 2015
The crossing - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.

The crossing - a novel

"Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half-brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his help. The murder rap against his client seems ironclad, but Mickey is sure it's a setup. Though it goes against all his instincts, Bosch takes the case. With the secret help of his former LAPD partner Lucia Soto, he turns the investigation inside the police department. But as Bosch gets closer to discovering the truth, he makes himself a target"--

Nov 25, 2015
Recipes for love and murder by Andrew, Sally, author.

Recipes for love and murder

"A bright new talent makes her fiction debut with this first novel in a delicious crime series set in rural South Africa: a flavorful blend of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and Goldy Schulz, full of humor, romance, and recipes, and featuring a charming cast of characters. Tannie Maria ("tannie" meaning auntie, the respectful Afrikaans address for a woman older than you) is a middle-aged widow who likes to cook and eat. She shares her culinary love through her work as a recipe columnist for

Nov 25, 2015
Writing all wrongs by Adams, Ellery, author.

Writing all wrongs

After Olivia and Chief Rawlings enjoy a brief honeymoon on Palmetto Island, they're joined by the rest of the Bayside Book Writers for the Legends of the Coastal Carolina Festival. The festival's highlight is Silas Black, celebrity screenwriter and TV producer, who is currently working on a popular show in North Carolina. As the festival gets under way, a trickster seems to be bringing famous local ghost stories to life. But when the body of a woman close to Black is found on the beach, Olivia a

Nov 25, 2015
Death by tea by Erickson, Alex.

Death by tea

Nov 25, 2015
Chef Maurice and a spot of truffle by Lang, J. A., author.

Chef Maurice and a spot of truffle

"It's autumn in the Cotswolds, and Chef Maurice is facing a problem of mushrooming proportion. Not only has his wild herb and mushroom supplier, Ollie Meadows, missed his weekly delivery - he's missing vital signs too, when he turns up dead in the woods near Beakley village. Soon, Chef Maurice is up to his nose in some seriously rotten business - complete with threatening notes, a pignapping, and an extremely well-catered stake-out. Can he solve Ollie's murder before his home-made investigation

Nov 25, 2015