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My kind of town - a Joe Buonomo mystery by Sandrolini, John, 1965- author. My kind of town - a Joe Buonomo mystery

"When Joe Buonomo returned from World War II, he chose to settle in California rather than go back home to Chicago--and he didn't plan on revisiting his old stomping grounds any time soon. But when Frank Sinatra asks you to fly him to the Windy City for a gig, you don't refuse. And so, reluctantly, Joe finds himself strolling down memory lane and rekindling relationships with his estranged family. But where Joe goes, trouble tends to follow"--Amazon.com.

Dec 1, 2016
Living death by Masterton, Graham, author. Living death

DS Katie Maguire is at a loss. Last year, she and her team destroyed the biggest drug trafficker in Cork. So how is the city's drug trade at an all time high? Katie can't focus on this until she's solved a more pressing case: a spate of violent attacks in Cork which leave victims severely disabled and reliant on medical care abroad. But as she investigates, she realizes that the two cases might be connected. Someone is using brain-damaged victims to smuggle drugs into the country. And the only w

Dec 1, 2016
The kill fee by Smith, Fiona Veitch, 1970- author. The kill fee

"Do you know who that is, Poppy?" asked Delilah. "I do indeed." "So what does it feel like to dance in the arms of an assassin?" Poppy Denby's star is on the rise. Now the Arts and Entertainment Editor at The Daily Globe, she covers an exhibition of Russian Art at the Crystal Palace. A shot rings out, leaving a guard injured and an empty pedestal in the place of the largest Faberg Egg in the collection. The egg itself is valuable, but more so are the secrets it contains within - secrets that cou

Dec 1, 2016
Ill met by murder. by Duncan, Elizabeth J. Ill met by murder.

Dec 1, 2016
Glow of death by Cleland, Jane K., author. Glow of death

"After delightedly appraising a genuine Tiffany lamp for a wealthy, Rock Point couple, Josie Prescott is dismayed when the wife is killed and she learns that both the identity of the victim and the story about the lamp were carefully constructed lies. Angry about being deceived, Josie digs for the truth, and discovers the case is far more complicated than she imagined." --

Dec 1, 2016
The glass key by Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. The glass key

Paul Madvig was a cheerfully corrupt ward-heeler who aspired to something better: the daughter of Senator Ralph Bancroft Henry, the heiress to a dynasty of political purebreds. Did he want her badly enough to commit murder? And if Madvig was innocent, which of his dozens of enemies was doing an awfully good job of framing him?

Dec 1, 2016
Forgotten city - a Claire Codella mystery by Smith, Carrie, author. Forgotten city - a Claire Codella mystery

Only three months back on the job after cancer treatment, NYPD Detective Claire Codella finds herself at the center of a high profile case investigating the suspicious death of a Broadway legend.

Dec 1, 2016
Digging up the dirt by James, Miranda. author. Digging up the dirt

"An'gel and Dickce Ducote, busy with plans for the Athena Garden Club's spring tour of grand old homes, are having trouble getting the other club members to help. The rest of the group is all a-flutter now that dashing and still-eligible Hadley Partridge is back to restore his family mansion. But the idle chatter soon turns deadly serious when a body turns up on the Partridge estate after a storm."--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 1, 2016
Deeds of darkness by Marston, Edward, author. Deeds of darkness

June 1916. When a young woman is murdered in a darkened cinema, DI Harvey Marmion and his partner Sergeant Joe Keedy find themselves faced with a killer with no qualms about slaying his victims in public, or in displaying them where they will be easily found. And in the darkness provided by the blackouts, a murderer can strike with seeming impunity. When another body is discovered, bearing a striking resemblance to the first, panic begins to grip the city. For Marmion, the pressures of the inves

Dec 1, 2016
Death comes to the fair by Lloyd, Catherine, 1963- author. Death comes to the fair

It's harvest time in the village of Kurland St. Mary as Miss Lucy Harrington and Major Sir Robert Kurland prepare to take their vows--but a murderer has taken an unseasonable vow of vengeance, crushing the church verger with a stone gargoyle.

Dec 1, 2016
Deadly dog days by Blair, Jamie M., author. Deadly dog days

Dec 1, 2016
Crime novels - American noir of the 1950s. by Crime novels - American noir of the 1950s.

This adventurous volume, with its companion devoted to the 1930s and 40s, presents a rich vein of modern American writing too often neglected in mainstream literary histories. Evolving out of the terse and violent hardboiled style of the pulp magazines, noir fiction expanded over the decades into a varied and innovative body of writing. Tapping deep roots in the American literary imagination, the novels in this volume explore themes of crime, guilt, deception, obsessive passion, murder, and the

Dec 1, 2016
Crime novels - American noir of the 1930s and 40s. by Crime novels - American noir of the 1930s and 40s.

Dec 1, 2016
Chaos - a Scarpetta novel by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels, author. Chaos - a Scarpetta novel

"#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell returns with the remarkable twenty-fourth thriller in her popular high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. In the quiet of twilight, on an early autumn day, twenty-six-year-old Elisa Vandersteel is killed while riding her bicycle along the Charles River. It appears she was struck by lightning--except the weather is perfectly clear with not a cloud in sight. Dr. Kay Scarpetta, the Cambridge Forensic Center's director a

Dec 1, 2016
Bury me when I'm dead by Head, Cheryl A., author. Bury me when I'm dead

"Charlene "Charlie" Mack is a PI in Detroit. Born and raised in the city that America forgot, Charlie has built a highly respected private investigations firm through hard work, smart choices, and relentless ambition. Her team of investigators are highly skilled and trustworthy, but she secretly struggles with her sexual orientation and a mother with early-onset Alzheimer's. When Charlie and her crack team head to Birmingham, Alabama following the trail of a missing person, what should be a rout

Dec 1, 2016
Bodies politic by Wishart, David, 1952- Bodies politic

Dec 1, 2016
At what cost - a Detective Penley mystery by L'Etoile, James, author. At what cost - a Detective Penley mystery

Dec 1, 2016
The angel - a Grand and Batchelor Victorian mystery by Trow, M. J., author. The angel - a Grand and Batchelor Victorian mystery

"June 1870. The world-famous author Charles Dickens has been found dead in his summerhouse where he had been hard at work on his final, unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Did he die of natural causes -- or is there something more sinister behind his sudden demise? George Sala, Dickens' biographer, is convinced his friend was murdered -- and he has hired private investigators Matthew Grand and James Batchelor to prove it. Could Dickens' death have something to do with his unconventiona

Dec 1, 2016
Yesterday's echo - a novel by Coyle, Matt. Yesterday's echo - a novel

Still under suspicion for his wife's death eight years earlier, Rick Cahill finds new love with Melody Malana, but when she is accused of murder, Rick's attempts to help her go wrong, and he finds himself the target of a manhunt.

Dec 2, 2016
Who watcheth by Tursten, Helene, 1954- author. Who watcheth

"He watches the women from the shadows. He has an understanding with them; as long as they follow his rules, they are safe. But when they sin, he sentences them to death. A woman is found dead in a cemetery, strangled and covered in plastic. A thorough examination of the corpse reveals that the killer left behind no evidence. But just a few days before her death, the victim received a flower, an unintelligible note, and a photograph of herself. Detective Inspector Irene Huss and her colleagues o

Dec 2, 2016

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