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The low road by Scott, A.D.

The low road

Jul 29, 2014
French Pastry Murder by Meier, Leslie

French Pastry Murder

Jul 29, 2014
A dyeing shame - death at the beauty box by Spann Craig, Elizabeth.

A dyeing shame - death at the beauty box

When Tami Smith, boozing beautician at the Beauty Box is found dead with a pair of hair shears in her back, there are suspects and secrets aplenty in her small Southern town of Bradley, N.C. Octogenarian Myrtle Clover, bored by bingo and bridge, is intrigued by the crime-- and her neighbors' secrets. But discovering (and blabbing) secrets got Tami killed and Myrtle soon learns her new hobby isn't just dangerous, it's deadly.--Source other than Library of Congress.

Jul 29, 2014
Derek Smith omnibus by Smith, Derek Howard

Derek Smith omnibus

Jul 29, 2014
Mountains of the misbegotten - a Lute Bapcat mystery by Heywood, Joseph.

Mountains of the misbegotten - a Lute Bapcat mystery

"Former Rough Rider turned Michigan game warden Lute Bapcat learns that the deputy warden from Ontonagon County has gone missing and must navigate one of the Michigan Upper Peninsula's most lawless places on his search"--

Jul 29, 2014
The Monogram Murders - The New Hercule Poirot Mystery by Hannah, Sophie/ Christie, Agatha (CRT)

The Monogram Murders - The New Hercule Poirot Mystery

Jul 29, 2014
The Minotaur's Head - An Inspector Mock Investigation by Krajewski, Marek/ Stok, Danusia (TRN)

The Minotaur's Head - An Inspector Mock Investigation

Jul 29, 2014
Last of the Independents - Vancouver Noir by Wiebe, Sam

Last of the Independents - Vancouver Noir

Jul 29, 2014
Festive in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Festive in death

"Eve Dallas deals with a homicide-and the holiday season-in the latest from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. Personal trainer Trey Ziegler was in peak physical condition. If you didn't count the kitchen knife in his well-toned chest. Lieutenant Eve Dallas soon discovers a lineup of women who'd been loved and left by the narcissistic gym rat. While Dallas sorts through the list of Ziegler's enemies, she's also dealing with her Christmas shopping list-plus the guest list for her and her

Jul 29, 2014
Death in the Dolomites - A Rick Montoya Italian Mystery by Wagner, David

Death in the Dolomites - A Rick Montoya Italian Mystery

Jul 29, 2014
Death in an ivory tower - a Dotsy Lamb travel mystery by Hudgins, Maria.

Death in an ivory tower - a Dotsy Lamb travel mystery

Dotsy's at a scholarly conference at Oxford; the subject is The Lingering Effects of the King Arthur Tales on Life in Elizabethan England. But two participants don't fit in: Dotsy has inadvertently invited a couple of New Agers from Glastonbury. Their agenda is to prove to these arrogant academics that King Arthur and Guinevere were real people. As a big surprise, Bram Fitzwaring plans to produce their royal bones. When he turns up dead, Fitzwaring-- an insulin-dependent diabetic-- appears to ha

Jul 29, 2014
Wouldn't it be deadly - an Dliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins mystery by Ireland, D. E.

Wouldn't it be deadly - an Dliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins mystery

"Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins make an incomparable pair of sleuths in the start of a delightful new series Following her successful appearance at an Embassy Ball--where Eliza Doolittle won Professor Henry Higgins' bet that he could pass off a Cockney flower girl as a duchess--Eliza becomes an assistant to his chief rival Emil Nepommuck. After Nepommuck publicly takes credit for transforming Eliza into a lady, an enraged Higgins submits proof to a London newspaper that Nepommuck is a fraud.

Jul 29, 2014
The Cinderella killer by Brett, Simon, author.

The Cinderella killer

Landing a minor part in the Empire Theatre Eastbournes Christmas production of Cinderella, Charles Paris soon discovers that his main role is to gently introduce the show's baffled American star, famous sitcom actor Kenny Polizzi, to the bizarre customs of English pantomime. During their convivial sessions in the local pub, Charles finds himself increasingly caught up in Polizzi's tangled affairs as the American fends off a vengeful soon to be ex wife, an obsessed groupie, and a barely controlle

Jul 29, 2014
By My Hand by De Giovanni, Maurizio

By My Hand

Jul 29, 2014
The good son by McLean, Russel D.

The good son

There is something rotten behind the apparent sucide of Daniel Robertson and it's about to come bursting into the life of J. McNee, a Scottish private investigator with a near-crushing level of personal baggage. James Robertson, a local farmer, finds his estranged brother's corpse hanging from a tree. The police claim suicide. But McNee is about to uncover the disturbing truth behind the death. With a pair of vicious London thugs on the move in the Scottish countryside, it's only a matter of tim

Jul 29, 2014
Margaret Truman's Undiplomatic murder - a Capital crimes novel by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Margaret Truman's Undiplomatic murder - a Capital crimes novel

"Private investigator Robert Brixton has always hated Washington. Against his better judgment, he decides to stick around and take a job as an agent in a new State Department security agency headed by his former boss at the Washington P.D. After work one day he meets his youngest daughter Janet for a drink at an outdoor cafe. Shockingly, a young Arabic woman blows herself up, killing Janet and a dozen others. Seeking revenge for his daughter, Brixton follows the tracks of the bomber to a powerfu

Jul 29, 2014
Maple mayhem by Crockett, Jessie, author.

Maple mayhem

"In Sugar Grove, New Hampshire, people are serious about their maple syrup--especially Dani Greene, whose family owns the Greener Pastures sugarhouse. But when murder disrupts the small-town sweetness, Dani pores over clues to draw out a killer... Despite being a fourth-generation syrup maker, Dani isn't stuck in the past. She's starting a new agricultural cooperative that reduces costs for every syrup producer who joins. Everyone considers it a sweet deal except the die-hard curmudgeon Frank Le

Jul 29, 2014
Low profile ; a Detective Superintendent Henry Christie novel by Oldham, Nick, 1956- author.

Low profile ; a Detective Superintendent Henry Christie novel

Responding to a desperate phone call, Henry Christie stumbles across a gangland-style execution in progress - and only just escapes with his own life. One of the murder victims is a successful local jeweler, but the motive for his brutal killing remains unclear. Meanwhile, ex-cop Steve Flynn is unwittingly sucked into a deadly game of kidnap, torture and murder. Then, when a dangerous figure from his past emerges, Flynn finds himself slap-bang in the middle of a blood soaked race between rival f

Jul 29, 2014
Last to know by Adler, Elizabeth (Elizabeth A.), author.

Last to know

"Evening Lake: idyllic, peaceful, with a close-knit community of families who have been coming to this western Massachusetts getaway for decades. And then newcomer Lacey Havnel and her daughter Bea move in. They are nothing like the well-heeled families who populate Evening Lake. Mysterious, rough-around-the edges, they keep to themselves. Detective Harry Jordan sees his lake home as a respite from solving crimes on the streets of Boston. The Osborne family views their cottage as a way for the f

Jul 29, 2014
Body in the backyard by Craig, Elizabeth Spann

Body in the backyard

Jul 29, 2014