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The best American mystery stories of the century by Hillerman, Tony (EDT)/ Penzler, Otto (EDT)

The best American mystery stories of the century

A collection of the best in mystery writing includes contributions by O. Henry, Dashiell Hammett, Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, Ellery Queen, James Thurber, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Sara Paretsky, John Steinbeck, and Mickey Spillane

Apr 21, 2015
Brutality by Thoft, Ingrid.

Brutality

"Gutsy, relentless, wisecracking P.I. Fina Ludlow is back with her most hard-hitting case yet in the critically acclaimed series by Ingrid Thoft. When soccer mom Liz Barone is attacked in her kitchen and left with a life-threatening injury, Fina Ludlow is hired by Liz's mother to identify her attacker. It's unusual for Fina to take a case that isn't connected to the family firm, Ludlow and Associates, but Liz was in the process of suing her alma mater, New England University-a suit that could b

Apr 21, 2015
The cabinet of curiosities by Preston, Douglas J.

The cabinet of curiosities

Apr 21, 2015
Dead in the water by Dunn, Carola

Dead in the water

Apr 21, 2015
Crazy mountain kiss - a Sean Stranahan mystery by McCafferty, Keith.

Crazy mountain kiss - a Sean Stranahan mystery

Apr 21, 2015
Death in Brittany by Bannalec, Jean-Luc

Death in Brittany

Apr 21, 2015
Death at Wentwater Court by Dunn, Carola

Death at Wentwater Court

Apr 21, 2015
Death in Salem by Kuhns, Eleanor

Death in Salem

Apr 21, 2015
Decider by Francis, Dick.

Decider

Apr 21, 2015
Deception on all accounts by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue

Deception on all accounts

Apr 21, 2015
Exit Stage Left by Ison, Graham

Exit Stage Left

Apr 21, 2015
Falling in love by Leon, Donna, author.

Falling in love

Attending a performance by a opera star he saved in Death at La Fenice, Brunetti learns that the singer is being stalked by an obsessed fan who subsequently attacks a fellow performer.

Apr 21, 2015
A deadly affair at Bobtail Ridge - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry.

A deadly affair at Bobtail Ridge - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"In a small town in Ease Central Texas, Samuel Craddock has learned to accept that his friend Jenny Sandstone's personal life is strictly secret. But when Jenny's dying mother tells Craddock that Jenny is in danger, he is confronted with a dilemma. He wants to respect Jenny's privacy, but he is haunted by the urgency in the dying woman's voice. Forced to confront the past, Jenny plunges into a downward spiral of rage and despair. Craddock knows that only by solving the mystery of secrets buried

Apr 21, 2015
Dark chocolate demise by McKinlay, Jenn.

Dark chocolate demise

Scottsdale, Arizona, may not be the liveliest place on earth, but it has never been as dead as this. Hundreds of fans have gathered together for the first annual Old Town Zombie Walk, and Mel, Angie, and the Fairy Tale Cupcake crew are donning their best undead attire to sell some horror themed desserts to the hungry hordes.

Apr 21, 2015
Buy a whisker - a second chance cat mystery by Ryan, Sofie, 1958-

Buy a whisker - a second chance cat mystery

"Things have been quiet in the coastal town of North Harbor, Maine, since Sarah Grayson and her rescue cat, Elvis, solved their first murder. Sarah is happy running Second Chance, the shop where she sells lovingly refurbished and repurposed items. But then she gets dragged into a controversy over developing the waterfront. Most of the residents- including Sarah- are for it, but there is one holdout- baker Lily Carter. So when Lily is found murdered in her bakery, it looks like somebody wanted to

Apr 21, 2015
Bittersweet by Albert, Susan Wittig.

Bittersweet

"This Thanksgiving, be grateful for China Bayles who teams up with an old friend to solve a complex case of theft and murder in a South Texas ranching community."--

Apr 21, 2015
The Alpine zen - an Emma Lord mystery by Daheim, Mary.

The Alpine zen - an Emma Lord mystery

"The installment in Mary Daheim's beloved and long-running small-town murder mystery series featuring newspaper editor-publisher Emma Lord. An unsettling visit from Ren Rawlings, a strange young woman in search of the mother who abandoned her, sparks Emma's curiosity--especially when the woman suddenly collapses and lands in the hospital. Matters become even more baffling when Emma's husband, Sheriff Milo Dodge, finds a corpse and Ren claims that the remains are those of her father. Under ordina

Apr 21, 2015
Ripped from the pages - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951-

Ripped from the pages - a bibliophile mystery

"When book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright temporarily relocates to her parents' place in Northern California, she finds that wooden barrels aren't the only things buried in the wine caves of Sonoma... Excited to explore the secrets of wine country, Brooklyn attends an excavation of the caves hidden deep under her parents' commune-and the findings are explosive. A room is unearthed, and it contains a treasure trove of artwork, rare books, a chest of jewelry ... and a perfectly mummified

Apr 21, 2015
Dark rooms by Anolik, Lili, author.

Dark rooms

"[M]urder and glamour set in the ambiguous and claustrophobic world of an exclusive New England prep school"--

Apr 21, 2015
Ghost image by Crosby, Ellen, 1953-, author.

Ghost image

"From the author of Multiple Exposure, an 'assured tale of love, loss, and secret agendas' (Publishers Weekly), comes the second novel in the thrilling Sophie Medina series, following a photojournalist as she races to find an international treasure before a murderer finds her. When freelance photojournalist Sophie Medina finds Brother Kevin Boyle, a Franciscan friar and controversial environmentalist, dead in the magnificent gardens of a Washington, DC monastery, she is sure her friend was murde

Apr 21, 2015