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Custom baked murder by Mugavero, Liz, author. Custom baked murder

"Summer is winding down in Frog Ledge, Connecticut, but Stan|s love life and career are both heating up nicely. In between planning her new pet patisserie and cafe´, Stan is settling into living-in-bliss with sexy pub owner Jake McGee. Love|s on the menu for Stan|s mom, Patricia, too, who|s engaged to Frog Ledge|s mayor, Tony Falco. Mayor Falco|s dogged ambition isn|t popular among locals, but it|s his executive coach, Eleanor Chang, who|s inspired a dangerous grudge. When Eleanor is found dead,

Jan 14, 2017
Cruel Mercy by Mark, David J. Cruel Mercy

Jan 14, 2017
Copper Kettle - An Ike Schwartz Mystery by Ramsay, Frederick Copper Kettle - An Ike Schwartz Mystery

Jan 14, 2017
The cat sitter and the canary by Clement, Blaize, author. The cat sitter and the canary

"This time out, Dixie's got a furry partner-in-crime, an irascible Lhasa Apso named Charlie. They've just arrived at the home of one of Dixie's regular clients to check in on Franklin, a mackerel tabby with avocado-green eyes and a luxuriant coat the color of dried beach grass. Despite a couple of bumps in the road (Franklin seems to be hiding in one of his favorite cubby holes, and Charlie scratches up the parlor door trying to get to the other side), everything else is perfectly normal. Tha

Jan 14, 2017
The Case of the Curious Cook - A Cozy Mystery by Ace, Cathy The Case of the Curious Cook - A Cozy Mystery

Jan 14, 2017
Blood and bone by Giambanco, V. M., author. Blood and bone

"After two years in the Seattle Police Department, homicide detective Alice Madison has finally found a measure of peace she has never known before--a sense of belonging. When a local burglary escalates into a gruesome murder, Madison takes charge of the investigation, only to discover that this is no ordinary killing. She finds herself tracking a serial assassin who has haunted the city for years--and whose brutality is the stuff of legend among the super-max prisons of the Pacific Northwest. A

Jan 14, 2017
Bell, book and candlemas by Hesse, Jennifer David, author. Bell, book and candlemas

"The Wiccan holiday of Candlemas is right around the corner, but when vandals target New Age gift shop Moonstone Treasures, the mood is far from festive. Frightening threats and accusations of witchcraft aimed at the owner have some Wiccan patrons calling it a hate crime. And when things escalate to murder, the community turns to Keli..." -- back cover.

Jan 14, 2017
Among the ruins by Khan, Ausma Zehanat, author. Among the ruins

"On leave from Canada's Community Policing department, Esa Khattak is traveling in Iran, reconnecting with his cultural heritage and seeking peace in the country's beautiful mosques and gardens. But Khattak's supposed break from work is cut short when he's approached by a Canadian government agent in Iran, asking him to look into the death of renowned Canadian-Iranian filmmaker Zahra Sobhani. Zahra was murdered at Iran's notorious Evin prison, where she'd been seeking the release of a well-known

Jan 14, 2017
The Amok Runners by Cotterill, Colin The Amok Runners

Jan 14, 2017
The 12.30 from Croydon by Crofts, Freeman Wills The 12.30 from Croydon

Jan 14, 2017
Where I can see you by Sweazy, Larry D., author. Where I can see you

"Haunted by the disappearance of his mother when he was eight years old, detective Hud Matthews begins his own investigation to find out what really happened so many years before. When a rare murder occurs in the lakeside community, Hud's veteran skills are called upon to capture the killer. Pulled deep into the threads of the community with ties to the past, Hud quickly becomes a target, not only of the killer, but of those who wish the past to be left alone. As Hud gets closer to discovering t

Jan 15, 2017
An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry, author. An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"In this prequel, a young Samuel Craddock, as the newly elected chief of police in Jarrett Creek, must investigate the murder of five black residents and confront the ingrained prejudices in the small Texas town"--

Jan 15, 2017
Unnatural causes by James, P. D. Unnatural causes

A famous mystery writer is found dead at the bottom of a dinghy, with both hands chopped off at the wrists. Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh, with help from his remarkable Aunt Jane, must discover who typed the writer's death sentence before the plot takes another murderous turn.

Jan 15, 2017
The shivering turn - a Jennie Redhead mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. The shivering turn - a Jennie Redhead mystery

"When Mary Corbet walks into private investigator Jennie Redhead's rundown Oxford office one pleasant spring day in 1974, she is a desperate woman. Although sh'e convinced her daughter has been murdered, she can get neither the police nor her husband to agree with her. Jennie is not convinced either, but more out of compassion than conviction agrees to take the case. The only clue she has to go on is a fragment of an obscure 17th century poem she finds in Linda' bedroom: Or will you, like a co

Jan 15, 2017
She stopped for death by Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, 1946- author. She stopped for death

Jan 15, 2017
The Ripper's shadow - a Victorian mystery by Rowland, Laura Joh. The Ripper's shadow - a Victorian mystery

"Miss Sarah Bain, a photographer in Whitechapel, is an independent woman with dark secrets. In the privacy of her studio, she supplements her meager income by taking illicit “boudoir photographs” of the town's local ladies of the night. But when two of her models are found gruesomely murdered within weeks of one another, Sarah begins to suspect it's more than mere coincidence. Teamed with a motley crew of friends--including a street urchin, a gay aristocrat, a Jewish butcher and his wife, and a

Jan 15, 2017
The return of the Raven Mocker - An Alafair Tucker Mystery by Casey, Donis, author. The return of the Raven Mocker - An Alafair Tucker Mystery

Boynton Oklahoma's Alafair Tucker finds time while caring for relatives sick with the Spanish flu to investigate the deaths of two neighbors. With death so commonplace, most have assumed that influenza was the cause, but Alafair suspects foul play. Without the aid of the only witness, a young girl stunned into silence, It is up to Alafair and the new town doctor to discover the truth.

Jan 15, 2017
A perilous undertaking by Raybourn, Deanna, author. A perilous undertaking

"Veronica Speedwell returns in a brand new adventure from Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries. London, 1887. Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to take on an impossible task saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution. Accused of the bru

Jan 15, 2017
Old bones by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Old bones

When a young couple discover human remains buried in the garden of their new house, Detective Inspector Bill Slider is called upon to investigate. It appears that they have found the final resting place of fourteen-year-old Amanda Knight, who disappeared from that same garden two decades before. With a murder twenty years in the past, this is the coldest of cold cases. Most of the suspects and principal players are now dead, and all the passion is long spent ... or is it?

Jan 15, 2017
North of Havana by White, Randy Wayne. North of Havana

Florida marine biologist Doc Ford receives a call for help from a friend whose boat strayed into Cuban waters. Equipped with money for fines, bills and bribes, Ford arrives in Havana with his girlfriend and as he searches for his friend becomes involved in a hunt for the coffin of Columbus.

Jan 15, 2017

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