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Smoke and mirrors by Griffiths, Elly, author.

Smoke and mirrors

"In the sequel to the "captivating"* Zig Zag Girl, DI Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto hunt for a killer after two children are murdered in a tragic tableau of a very grim fairy tale. *Wall Street Journal It's Christmastime in Brighton, and the city is abuzz about a local production of Aladdin, starring the marvelous Max Mephisto. But the holiday cheer is lost on DI Edgar Stephens. He's investigating the murder of two children, Annie and Mark, who were strangled to death in the wo

Aug 25, 2016
Sherlock - The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir/ Gatiss, Mark/ Moffat, Steven

Sherlock - The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures

Aug 25, 2016
The Mistletoe Murder - And Other Stories by James, P. D.

The Mistletoe Murder - And Other Stories

Aug 25, 2016
Miami Noir by Standiford, Les

Miami Noir

Aug 25, 2016
Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics by Hamilton, Denise (EDT)

Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics

Presents a collection of crime and noir stories set in Los Angeles.

Aug 25, 2016
Death of a Toy Soldier - A Vintage Toyshop Mystery by Early, Barbara

Death of a Toy Soldier - A Vintage Toyshop Mystery

Aug 25, 2016
Death Among Rubies - A Lady Frances Ffolkes Mystery by Koreto, R. J.

Death Among Rubies - A Lady Frances Ffolkes Mystery

Aug 25, 2016
Crime Plus Music - Twenty Stories of Music-themed Noir by Fusilli, Jim (EDT)/ Johnson, Craig (CON)/ Liss, David (CON)/ McDermid, Val (CON)/ Gaylin, Alison (CON)

Crime Plus Music - Twenty Stories of Music-themed Noir

Aug 25, 2016
Blonde ice - a Gil Malloy novel by Belsky, Richard, author.

Blonde ice - a Gil Malloy novel

"From the author of the "thought-provoking thriller" (Jan Burke) The Kennedy Connection comes a gripping mystery featuring crime-stopper and star Daily News reporter Gil Malloy who takes on his most explosive and exciting story yet--a blonde femme fatalein New York City who is killing men for thrills. Son of Sam. Ted Bundy. The Boston Strangler. All of these infamous serial killers who made front page news shared a common trait--they were men who killed women for a sexual thrill. But now Gil M

Aug 25, 2016
Thirty-two and a half complications by Swank, Denise Grover.

Thirty-two and a half complications

There's no denying trouble finds Rose Gardner like a divining rod finds water, especially when Rose finds herself in the middle of a bank robbery. But after the robbers steal her deposit bag - containing a large amount of cash - she soon finds out that thanks to her sister Violet's financial mismanagement, trouble is threatening her business as well. To top if off, Rose's ex-boyfriend Joe Simmons has moved back to Henryetta to fill the Chief Deputy Sheriff position. Rose's involvement as a witne

Aug 25, 2016
Thirty-one and a half regrets - a Rose Gardner mystery by Swank, Denise Grover.

Thirty-one and a half regrets - a Rose Gardner mystery

While Rose recovers from a broken heart, she finds herself at odds with her sister -and business partner- Violet. Rose buries herself in her landscaping work, but becomes worried when her employee and friend, Bruce Wayne Decker, goes missing. In the meantime, Fenton County assistant D.A., Mason Deveraux has been patiently waiting to begin a relationship with Rose, but she realizes she needs to confront the demons of her past before she can embrace a new future. She needs to find out the truth ab

Aug 25, 2016
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 25, 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 25, 2016
A place of execution by McDermid, Val.

A place of execution

On a freezing day in December 1963, Alison Carter vanishes from her rural village, an insular community that distrusts the outside world. For the young George Bennett, a newly promoted inspector, it is the beginning of his most difficult and harrowing case--a suspected murder with no body, an investigation with more dead ends and closed faces than he'd have found in the anonymity of the inner city, and an outcome that reverberates through the years. Decades later Bennett finally tells his story

Aug 25, 2016
A hard woman to kill by Howard, Alex, (Novelist)

A hard woman to kill

Chechnya: an incorruptible security officer is assassinated. Berlin: a small child grieves for his father. In the East: an obese psychopath sets his feet on the first rungs of his criminal career. A frightened Russian woman seeks DCI Hanlon's help in finding her missing husband. Hanlon's not keen on the case. Until she hears a name she recognises only too well. Arkady Belanov, sadistic pimp and owner of an exclusive brothel in Oxford is involved. When DI Enver Demirel, her former partner and fri

Aug 25, 2016
Face blind by Hawvermale, Lance, 1972- author.

Face blind

"A man with a neurological disorder that prevents him from recognizing human faces confronts an enigmatic killer in Chile's Atacama desert - the most lifeless place on earth Gabe Traylin is face-blind, unable to tell one person from the next. Content to earn his living well away from civilization, he works as an astronomer at an observatory in the earth's driest desert, where no rain has fallen in 400 years. But when he witnesses a murder that he's unable to stop or comprehend, Gabe finds himsel

Aug 25, 2016
A dreadful past by Turnbull, Peter, 1950- author.

A dreadful past

A chance sighting of a vase for sale in an antiques shop leads Detective Chief Inspector George Hennessey and his team to take a fresh look at a twenty-year-old unsolved murder case. As the investigation opens out and links are made to other unsolved murders in the Vale of York and beyond, the net seems to be closing around a mysterious gang of killers and a vow of silence that's been kept for two decades. But when a new body is discovered in a local wood, is that pact about to be tested?

Aug 25, 2016
Dangerous cargo- an Art Marvik mystery by Rowson, Pauline, author.

Dangerous cargo- an Art Marvik mystery

Art Marvik is assigned to attend the funeral of Bradley Pulford, whose body was washed up on an Isle of Wight beach in January - only he'd officially been declared dead 55 years earlier. So who is the imposter - and why did he assume the name of a dead man? The answer lies in a trail of deceit, corruption and murder that spans over half a century.

Aug 25, 2016
Cold revenge by Howard, Alex (Novelist)

Cold revenge

Aug 25, 2016
Bloodied ivy - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert, author.

Bloodied ivy - a Nero Wolfe mystery

When a great thinker takes a nasty tumble, Wolfe goes back to school A conservative academic, so far to the right that he thought Ronald Reagan was a pinko, Hale Markham rules Prescott University like an intellectual tyrant—right up until the morning he is found dead at the bottom of one of Prescott’s famously beautiful ravines. Every liberal on campus hated the crotchety old crank, but which one is responsible for giving Markham his final push to the right? The case so intrigues the

Aug 25, 2016