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Thirty-four and a half predicaments by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Thirty-four and a half predicaments

Rose Gardner hates seeing her normally flamboyant best friend Neely Kate struggle with depression. So when Rose stumbles onto a piece of evidence indicating her birth mother might have been involved in a crime, she does the one thing guaranteed to cheer Neely Kate. She convinces her friend to help her solve a mystery. Though their penchant for investigating has gotten them into plenty of pickles in the past, what can go wrong if they're looking into a case that went cold a quarter of a century a

Aug 30, 2016
Thirty-five and a half conspiracies by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Thirty-five and a half conspiracies

Rose Gardner has survived plenty of close scrapes in the past, but her latest bit of trouble has landed her in the Fenton County holding cell on trumped up charges. The most powerful man in southern Arkansas, J.R. Simmons, is determined to put her behind bars for good and destroy everything she holds dear, including her boyfriend, Mason, and her friend Skeeter, reigning king of the Fenton County crime world. In a stunning betrayal, it seems as if J.R.'s son, Rose's ex-boyfriend, might have turne

Aug 30, 2016
A terrible beauty - a Lady Emily mystery by Alexander, Tasha, 1969- author.

A terrible beauty - a Lady Emily mystery

"Lady Emily retreats to her villa on the island of Santorini for a brief respite from London. But when she arrives, the housekeeper informs her that the master of the house has returned--Emily's first husband who died a decade earlier.."--

Aug 30, 2016
Shoot don't shoot by Jance, Judith A.

Shoot don't shoot

A prisoner languishes in a Phoenix jail cell, accused of killing his estranged wife. No one belives the man is innocent, except the new Sheriff of Cochise County, in town for a crash course in police training. Joanna Brady is out of her jursidiction-and possibly in over her head. For a human monster in on the prowl, hiding grisly evidenct of his horrific crimes in the vast emptiness of the Arizona desert. And an impromptu investigation , with no official sanction and no back up, is drawing a col

Aug 30, 2016
A shocking assassination by Harrison, Cora, author.

A shocking assassination

"Ireland 1923. Reverend Mother Aquinas is buying buttered eggs in the Cork city market at the very moment when the city engineer, James Doyle, is assassinated. Although no one saw the actual killing, a young reporter named Sam O'Mahony is found standing close to the body, a pistol in his hand, and is arrested and charged. Following a desperate appeal from Sam's mother, convinced of her son's innocence, the Reverend Mother investigates -- and, in this turbulent, war-torn city, uncovers several ot

Aug 30, 2016
When the music's over - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950- author.

When the music's over - an Inspector Banks novel

"Two women. Two crimes. The first is a poet claiming she was assaulted decades earlier by a man now regarded as one of the country's national treasures. And the second is a girl found on a remote roadside, her body broken, her life snuffed out. For Alan Banks, newly promoted to Detective Superintendent, the first case rips a tunnel into long-ago days of innocence and discovery, of music and light. And in the victim, he sees an opportunity for magic recaptured ... if he can bring her assailant to

Aug 30, 2016
Whispers in the mist by Alber, Lisa, 1966- author.

Whispers in the mist

"In Lisfenora, Ireland, a strange fog has rolled in off the Atlantic. Along with the fog comes tales of Grey Man, a predatory faery of local lore who snatches innocent souls into his deadly gloom. And with the mists come murder. When a teenage boy dies in Detective Sergeant Danny Ahern's arms, Danny finds himself pursuing his own grey man, a killer who becomes more elusive the closer Danny gets to the truth. A mute woman may be the key to solving the murder and helping Danny heal his own broken

Aug 30, 2016
Thrill kill - a Matt Sinclair mystery by Thiem, Brian, author.

Thrill kill - a Matt Sinclair mystery

Aug 30, 2016
Threefold death by Dillon, E. R., author.

Threefold death

Aug 30, 2016
Survivors will be shot again by Crider, Bill, 1941- author.

Survivors will be shot again

"Life is never easy for Sheriff Dan Rhodes. Even in a small Texas county, there's always something going on for a sheriff to look into, whether it's an attempted robbery, a marijuana patch guarded by an alligator, or a murder. This time the murdered man seems to be connected to a string of recent burglaries, but just how isn't easy to figure out. It takes some time and another murder before Sheriff Rhodes discovers the answers. Survivors Will Be Shot Again, Bill Crider's latest installment in th

Aug 30, 2016
Silver spire by Goldsborough, Robert.

Silver spire

Nero Wolfe and sidekick Archie Goodwin tackle the powerful high-stakes world of mass-media evangelism as they try to protect one of America's most beloved preachers.

Aug 30, 2016
Wall Street noir by

Wall Street noir

Anthologies which illuminate the darker side of Wall Street and the financial decision makers and places rarely seen.

Aug 30, 2016
Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery by Moose, Ruth, author.

Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery

"Beth McKenzie, owner of the Dixie Dew Bed and Breakfast, is enjoying an exciting affair with her new love, Scott. Meanwhile, the town of Littleboro, North Carolina is abuzz with gossip about Crazy Reba's upcoming nuptials. Most brides go crazy at some point, but Littleboro's resident homeless lady has had a head start: she's beloved, indulged, and most of all, eccentric. But at almost 60 or thereabouts her marriage seems a little peculiar. Sure, she's sporting a diamond big enough to choke a ho

Aug 30, 2016
Something Buried, Something Blue - A Lily Dale Mystery by Staub, Wendy Corsi

Something Buried, Something Blue - A Lily Dale Mystery

Aug 30, 2016
Speaking of Murder by Roberts, Les/ Kennedy, Dan (CON)

Speaking of Murder

Aug 30, 2016
Thirty-three and a half shenanigans by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Thirty-three and a half shenanigans

Rose is called into action when Neely Kate's cousin goes missing and the police refuse to take it seriously. But while the authorities--Rose's ex-boyfriend, included-- are certain the missing woman has run away, mounting evidence points to foul play. Rose agrees to help her friend, even if it means partaking in Neely Kate's shenanigans, including an impromptu trip to a strip club.

Aug 30, 2016
A study in scarlet women by Thomas, Sherry (Sherry M.), author.

A study in scarlet women

"USA Today bestselling author Sherry Thomas turns the story of the renowned Sherlock Holmes upside down... With her inquisitive mind, Charlotte Holmes has never felt comfortable with the demureness expected of the fairer sex in upper class society. But she never thought that she would become a social pariah, an outcast fending for herself on the mean streets of London. When the city is struck by a trio of unexpected deaths and suspicion falls on her sister and her father, Charlotte is desperate

Aug 30, 2016
Teetotaled by Chance, Maia, author.

Teetotaled

"After her philandering husband died and left her penniless in Prohibition-era New York, Lola Woodby escaped with her Swedish cook to the only place she could--her deceased husband's secret love nest in the middle of Manhattan. Her only comforts were chocolate cake, dime store detective novels, and the occasional highball (okay, maybe not so occasional). But rent came due and Lola and Berta were forced to accept the first job that came their way, ultimately leading them to set up shop as a Discr

Aug 30, 2016
Time to Die by Howard, Alex

Time to Die

Aug 30, 2016
Where Roses Never Die by Staalesen, Gunnar/ Bartlett, Don (TRN)

Where Roses Never Die

Aug 30, 2016