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An Order for Death by Gregory, Susanna

An Order for Death

Jun 29, 2015
The valley of fear by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.

The valley of fear

Jun 29, 2015
Forsaken soul by Royal, Priscilla.

Forsaken soul

The poisoning death of Martin the Cooper is just the start of trouble for Prioress Eleanor of Tyndal as she deals with a host of criminal suspects, a new anchoress who terrifies her servants, and the loyalty of Brother Thomas.

Jun 29, 2015
Unidentified woman #15 by Housewright, David, 1955- author.

Unidentified woman #15

"During one of the first heavy snows of the winter, on the interstate outside the Twin Cities, Rushmore McKenzie is behind a truck behaving erratically when the man in the truck bed dumps a body out onto the road, right in front of McKenzie's car. McKenzie avoids hitting the body, a bound woman who is just barely alive, but his stopped car in the middle of the road starts a chain of accidents, resulting in a thirty-seven car pile-up. By the time the time the police arrive, and the EMTs and ambul

Jul 1, 2015
Hell's gate by Crompton, Richard, 1973- author.

Hell's gate

Mollel, "the Maasai warrior-turned-detective, has been banished from Nairobi, Kenya's bustling metropolis, to a small, fly-blown town on the edge of a national park. His career, he thinks, has taken a nosedive. His colleagues on the police force are a close-knit group and they have not taken kindly to a stranger in their midst. Mollel suspects they are guilty of the extortion and bribery that plague the force. But when the body of a flower worker turns up in the local lake, he begins to wonder i

Jul 1, 2015
Time of death by Billingham, Mark, author.

Time of death

Recalled from a romantic vacation with his girlfriend Helen Weeks, Tom Thorne investigates the abduction of two girls in Helen's hometown, convinced that the police have the wrong person in custody.

Jul 1, 2015
Bodice of evidence by Parra, Nancy J., author.

Bodice of evidence

"Pepper's new wedding proposal planning business, Perfect Proposals, seems like a perfect fit. If only shopping for her sister Felicity's bridal gown could be so simple. After a long day of lace, tulle, and tears, Pepper, Felicity, and their mother pull it together to try one last bridal boutique. Maybe they'll be surprised. And indeed they are--when they enter a deserted shop and soon discover the owner of the boutique slain in the alley out back. Distressed by their proximity to the crime, Pep

Jul 2, 2015
Bubba done it by Toussaint, Maggie.

Bubba done it

"Baxley Powell's pet-sitting and landscaping businesses take a back seat to her success as a police consultant, where her dreamwalking talent for talking to the dead helps solve murders. Baxley is riding with the sheriff when the 911 call comes in - a stabbing in a swanky neighborhood. She's stunned to see a knife in the victim's chest at the crime scene. With his last breath, the bank president whispers, "Bubba done it." Unfortunately, Sinclair County, Georgia, is chock full of Bubbas, four of

Jul 2, 2015
Bushel full of murder by Shelton, Paige.

Bushel full of murder

"This summer, Becca is looking forward to selling her delicious jams and preserves, but things are changing fast at the farmers' market. A fleet of food trucks has arrived for a two week visit, peddling cupcakes, tacos, chicken wings, and more--including a gourmet hot dog truck operated by Becca's own cousin, Peyton. Tensions between truck operators and market vendors over their required licenses reach a crescendo when the town's business manager is murdered. With Peyton already under suspicion

Jul 2, 2015
A fatal chapter by Barrett, Lorna, author.

A fatal chapter

Haunted by Pete Renquist's puzzling last words to her, Tricia Miles begins to consider who had a motive to kill her friend and president of the Stoneham Historical Society. Did Pete take his flirting too far, only to have a jealous husband teach him a lesson? Or did he discover something in the town's historical records that his killer wanted kept secret? Tricia is determined to get to the bottom of things before someone else becomes history.

Jul 2, 2015
Truffled to death by Aarons, Kathy, author.

Truffled to death

Jul 2, 2015
Death of a gossip by Beaton, M. C.

Death of a gossip

Lady Jane Winters, society widow and gossip, is found dead at an angling school in Scotland. Who wouldn't want her shrills silenced? Local policeman, Hamish Macbeth is suspicious. With the inspiring aid of Priscilla Halburton-Smythe, Hamish pursues the case.

Jul 2, 2015
Corrupted memory - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962-

Corrupted memory - a Tucker mystery

Jul 2, 2015
Collared for murder by Knox, Annie, author.

Collared for murder

"The Midwestern Cat Fanciers' Organization is bringing its annual weeklong retreat to Merryville, Minnesota. While that's perfect for Izzy's business, it unleashes headaches for everyone else. The event has lots of workshops on the care and breeding of cats, and it culminates in a cat show with a fabulous prize--a platinum collar dangle worth some big bucks. Cattiness, of course, ensues. But the claws really come out after the prize disappears, and the wealthy director, Phillip Denford, is done

Jul 2, 2015
The darkness rolling by Blevins, Winfred, author.

The darkness rolling

"Upon his return from World War II, Seaman Yazzie Goldman realizes that not much has changed at his family's trading post in Monument Valley--and yet everything is different ... [Yazzie's mother] Nizhoni is thrilled that Yazzie has returned to help bring the trading post back to prosperity. Excitement comes from the nearby filming of a John Ford movie starring Henry Fonda. Director Ford enlists the tall, strong, half-Navajo and half-Jewish Yazzie to serve as a translator, and as a bodyguard for

Jul 2, 2015
Death of a chocolate cheater - a food festival mystery by Pike, Penny, author.

Death of a chocolate cheater - a food festival mystery

"At this year's chocolate festival, Darcy and her Aunt Abby hope to win the $10,000 prize in the chocolate contest with Aunt Abby's taste sensation: the chocolate raspberry whoopee pie. A little friendly competition from Darcy's sometime-beau Jake Miller, who plans to enter with his chocolate cream puff delight, only sweetens the deal. But things get sticky when one of the judges, Polly Montgomery, is taken out of commission--permanently. The suspects include every contestant with reason to beli

Jul 2, 2015
Blood foam - a Lewis Cole mystery by DuBois, Brendan.

Blood foam - a Lewis Cole mystery

Lewis Cole-retired Department of Defense analyst and magazine columnist-returns to his fire-damaged home on Tyler Beach with two things on his mind: to recover from a bullet wound and to repair his nearly two hundred-year-old home before a hurricane scours his house. But just when his work has begun, former lover and journalist Paula Quinn comes to him with an urgent request. Her fiance´, attorney Mark Spencer, has gone missing. Lewis Cole is Paula's last hope to find her missing fiance´, but on

Jul 2, 2015
Privy to the dead by Connolly, Sheila.

Privy to the dead

When a construction worker who found a curious metal object while excavating an old privy in the museum's basement is murdered, Nell Pratt, president of the Pennsylvania Antiquarian Society, must unearth a mystery with ties to the past and the present to stop a killer.

Jul 2, 2015
Ripped from the pages by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Ripped from the pages

"Excited to explore the secrets of wine country, Brooklyn attends an excavation of the caves hidden deep under her parents' commune--and the findings are explosive. A room is unearthed, and it contains a treasure trove of artwork, rare books, a chest of jewelry--and a perfectly mummified body. A closer examination of the murdered man's possessions reveals a valuable first edition of Jules Verne's A Journey to the Center of the Earth. Hidden in the book is a secret map that unveils an even greate

Jul 2, 2015
Ashes to ashes by Duffy, Margaret, author.

Ashes to ashes

Patrick Gillard's father seeks his help when disturbing claims are made about a recent cremation. Currently on leave, Patrick Gillard is considering whether to carry on his hazardous job as 'adviser' to the National Crime Agency when his father, the local rector, asks for his help. A local woman, Mrs Anne Peters, has paid him a visit, convinced that the wrong body was cremated at her late husband's recent funeral. Patrick promises to investigate with the help of his wife and partner in crime, In

Jul 2, 2015