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Point of honour by Robins, Madeleine. Point of honour

Sep 28, 2016
Death of an avid reader by Brody, Frances, author. Death of an avid reader

"The search for a daughter. Lady Coulton gave up the baby that would have ruined her marriage, born when Lord Coulton was abroad. Now that her husband is dying, she asks Kate to find Sophia. A haunted library. It is forty years since the ghost of a dead librarian haunted the old library, yet the stories have begun again. Kate does not believe in ghosts but obligingly takes part in a ceremony to expel the restless spirit. Shockingly, there is a body in the basement, strangled, and covered in dust

Sep 28, 2016
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian lions by Giordano, Mario, author. Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian lions

Recently widowed Auntie Poldi moves to Sicily in order to drink herself comfortably to death with a sea view. But fate intervenes when she finds the corpse of a young man on the beach.

Sep 28, 2016
Body on the bayou by Byron, Ellen, author. Body on the bayou

"Just days before a big wedding at the Crozat Plantation B & B, the bride's cousin is found murdered, and Maggie Crozat has another murder to unravel"--Book jacket flap.

Sep 28, 2016
Catching heat by Cantore, Janice, author. Catching heat

Twenty-seven years after the deaths of Detective Abby Hart's parents, she's desperate to find the proof that will put the mastermind-the governor's wife-behind bars. When she joins a newly formed task force and teams up with PI Luke Murphy, Abby is sent to San Luis Obispo to work the cold case of a murdered college student. Realizing their investigation will bring them near the town where Alyssa Rollins grew up, Abby decides to do a little digging of her own into the Triple Seven fire.Luke is ea

Sep 28, 2016
Dead men's bones - an Inspector McLean novel by Oswald, James, author. Dead men's bones - an Inspector McLean novel

Sep 28, 2016
Closed casket - the new Hercule Poirot mystery by Hannah, Sophie, 1971- author. Closed casket - the new Hercule Poirot mystery

"What I intend to say to you will come as a shock ..." With these words, Lady Athelinda Playford -- one of the world's most beloved children's authors -- springs a surprise on the lawyer entrusted with her will. As guests arrive for a party at her Irish mansion, Lady Playford has decided to cut off her two children without a penny . . . and leave her vast fortune to someone else: an invalid who has only weeks to live. Among Lady Playford's visitors are two strangers: the famous Belgian detective

Sep 28, 2016
Matrimony in miniature by Grace, Margaret, 1937- author. Matrimony in miniature

Sep 28, 2016
An obvious fact by Johnson, Craig, 1961- author. An obvious fact

In the midst of the largest motorcycle rally in the world, a young biker is run off the road and ends up in critical condition. When Sheriff Walt Longmire and his good friend Henry Standing Bear are called to Hulett, Wyoming - the nearest town to America's first national monument, Devils Tower - to investigate, things start getting complicated. As competing biker gangs; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; a military-grade vehicle donated to the tiny local police force by a wealthy entr

Sep 28, 2016
Out of range by Box, C. J., author. Out of range

Game warden Joe Pickett is attempting to enjoy - all right, survive - his mother-in-law's wedding to a local big-shot rancher when he receives some disturbing news: Will Jensen, a fellow Wyoming game warden and a good friend, has killed himself. And Joe's been picked to temporarily run Jensen's Teton district. Jackson, Wyoming, is a far cry from Joe's hometown of Saddlestring - it's the epicenter for many environmental extremists and an elite playground for the rich and powerful, and Joe quickly

Sep 28, 2016
Robert B. Parker's Debt to pay - a Jesse Stone novel by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956- author. Robert B. Parker's Debt to pay - a Jesse Stone novel

"All is quiet in Paradise, except for a spate of innocuous vandalism. Good thing, too, because Jesse Stone is preoccupied with the women in his life, both past and present."--

Sep 28, 2016
Time to die by Howard, Alex, author. Time to die

Sep 28, 2016
Sun, sand, murder by Keyse-Walker, John, author. Sun, sand, murder

"As a Special Constable, Teddy Creque is the only police presence on the remote, sun-drenched island of Anegada, nestled in the heart of the British Virgin Islands. In all his years on the job, Teddy has never considered the possibility that he might have to address an actual crime on his peaceful island. That is, until he receives a hysterical call about a dead man on the beach. Indeed, Teddy is shocked to discover Paul Kelliher, a biologist who traveled to the island every summer for research,

Sep 28, 2016
Seeds of Deception by Connolly, Sheila Seeds of Deception

Sep 28, 2016
Murder offstage- a Posie Parker mystery by Hathaway, L. B. Murder offstage- a Posie Parker mystery

Sep 28, 2016
Dead run by Tracy, P. J. Dead run

Breaking down while en route to Wisconsin, Grace MacBride, Annie Belinsky, and deputy Sharon Mueller stumble upon a nearly deserted town fraught with signs of foul play and are horrified to witness a double murder.

Sep 28, 2016
The Babe Ruth deception by Stewart, David O, author. The Babe Ruth deception

When his 1918 World Series win for the Boston Red Sox is called into question, Babe Ruth turns to Speed Cook, a promoter of Negro baseball who is familiar with the dirty underside of the sport, for help, while Cook's son, a bootlegger, gets involved in an interracial relationship that is as dangerous as a public scandal.

Sep 28, 2016
Climate of fear by Vargas, Fred Climate of fear

Sep 28, 2016
Better late than never by McKinlay, Jenn, author. Better late than never

"In the latest Library Lover's Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of A Likely Story, a decades-overdue book puts library director Lindsey Norris hot on the trail of a cold case. When the Briar Creek Public Library holds its first overdue book amnesty day no fines for late returns the volume of incoming materials is more than Lindsey and her staff can handle. In a bind, Lindsey drafts the crafternoon ladies to help check in and sort the stacks of books. But one tardy tome catches

Sep 28, 2016
Waking up dead by Williams, Nigel, 1948- author. Waking up dead

"Retired bank manager George Pearmain is, apparently, dead. According to the behavior of everyone around him, it would seem that he is no more. Not only that, but his mother has also passed away too - and on the eve of her 99th year, poor dear. Not only that, it could be that they were both murdered. He feels fine otherwise. As George's family gather for the birthday-celebration-that-never-was, he hovers around the house, watching and listening, entirely unseen. As a result, he makes all

Sep 28, 2016