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Death of a blue blood by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Death of a blue blood

"Jessica Fletcher and her friend Scotland Yard detective inspector George Sutherland are invited to attend a New Year's Eve Ball at Castorbrook Castle, thanks to her British publisher. Shortly after arriving in the idyllic English countryside, Jessica discovers the body of a lady's maid in the garden. While their host, Lord Norrance, his snobbish third wife, other members of the household, and party guests squabble over the tragic death in tight-lipped, perfectly mannered, thoroughly British sty

Oct 30, 2014
Gossamer ghost by Childs, Laura.

Gossamer ghost

"An evening's work deciding on the class schedule for her scrapbooking shop has put Carmela in the mood to kick up her heels. But after some strange noises draw her into Oddities , the neighboring antiques shop, Carmela's night is abruptly put on hold when a bloody body falls out of a curio cabinet --and into her arms. While shop owner Marcus Joubert was known for being an eccentric with a penchant for eclectic merchandise, Carmela never thought he was the kind of man who could inspire the passi

Oct 30, 2014
Crossing the line - a Paris homicide mystery by Molay, Frédérique, 1968- author.

Crossing the line - a Paris homicide mystery

It's Christmas in Paris. Chief of Police Nico Sirsky returns to work after recovering from a gunshot wound. He's in love and rearing to go. His first day back has him overseeing a jewel heist sting and taking on an odd investigation. Dental students discovered a message in the tooth of a severed head. Is it a sick joke? Sirsky and his team of crack homicide detectives follow the clues from an apparent suicide, to an apparent accident, to an all-out murder as an intricate machination starts break

Oct 30, 2014
O Jerusalem - a Mary Russell novel by King, Laurie R.

O Jerusalem - a Mary Russell novel

Entering British-occupied Palestine in 1918, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes soon find themselves engaged in a desperate mission for His Majesty's government, accompanied by two mysterious Arab figures and pursued by murderous strangers.

Oct 30, 2014
Twisted root by Perry, Anne

Twisted root

Oct 30, 2014
Tainted coin by Starr, Mel

Tainted coin

Oct 30, 2014
Chorus lines, caviar, and corpses by McHugh, Mary, author.

Chorus lines, caviar, and corpses

"There's no pussy-footing around murder. It's never too late to kick up your heels. Just ask Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini--aka the Happy Hoofers. After posting a video of their tap-dancing routine on the Internet, the leggy ladies find themselves booked to perform on a Russian river cruise up the Volga from Moscow to St. Petersburg. But when murder cuts in, the five fabulous friends find it's not so easy to tap their troubles away. A crew member has been killed, and a passenger is mi

Oct 30, 2014
Black karma - a White Ginger novel by Robinson, Thatcher, 1952-

Black karma - a White Ginger novel

"Bai Jiang--San Francisco's best-known souxun ("people finder")--is hired to track down the mysterious Daniel Chen. Police inspector Kelly suspects Chen of being involved in a botched drug heist that resulted in the death of an officer. Bai has her own suspicions. She thinks the police just want to see Chen dead. Her investigation leads Bai into deadly intrigue as she finds herself caught between international intelligence agencies and merchants of war, who deal in death, drugs, and high-jacked

Oct 30, 2014
Cattle Kate - a novel by Bommersbach, Jana.

Cattle Kate - a novel

Cattle Kate is the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. History called it 'range land justice' when she was strung up in Wyoming Territory on July 20, 1889, tarring her as a dirty thief and a filthy whore. But history was wrong. It was all a lie. Her real name was Ella Watson. She wasn't a rustler. She wasn't a whore. And she'd never been called Cattle Kate until she was dead and they needed an excuse. She was really a 29-year-old immigrant homesteader, lynched with her husband by her ri

Oct 30, 2014
Honestly dearest, you're dead by Fredrickson, Jack.

Honestly dearest, you're dead

Delighted when an attorney offers him four hundred dollars to execute the will of a dead client, a broke Dek Elstrom finds his seemingly simple case complicated by a race against time with a killer.

Oct 30, 2014
Knot guilty by Hechtman, Betty, 1947- author.

Knot guilty

Oct 30, 2014
The naked face by Sheldon, Sidney.

The naked face

Oct 30, 2014
Cause of death by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels.

Cause of death

Medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta, anticipating a quiet New Year's Eve, is called to investigate the death of a reporter found in the waters of a Navy shipyard who was following an explosive story that leads Scarpetta and the FBI into the hands of a cult fanatic.

Oct 30, 2014
Sudden mischief by Parker, Robert B.

Sudden mischief

Oct 30, 2014
Snow White red-handed by Chance, Maia, author.

Snow White red-handed

"Miss Ophelia Flax is a Victorian actress who knows all about making quick changes and even quicker exits. But to solve a fairy-tale crime in the haunted Black Forest, she'll need more than a bit of charm. 1867: After being fired from her latest variety hall engagement, Ophelia acts her way into a lady's maid position for a crass American millionaire. But when her new job whisks her off to a foreboding castle straight out of a Grimm tale, she begins to wonder if her fast-talking ways might have

Oct 30, 2014
Rutland place by Perry, Anne

Rutland place

Oct 30, 2014
Plagued by quilt by MacRae, Molly.

Plagued by quilt

Oct 30, 2014
On borrowed time by McKinlay, Jenn, author.

On borrowed time

When her brother, Jack, a world-traveling consultant for a coffee company, goes missing, Briar Creek library director Lindsey Norris gets mixed up in a strange case involving South American business dealings and an exotic woman.

Oct 30, 2014
Older than goodbye - a Judd Wheeler mystery by Helms, Richard W., 1955-

Older than goodbye - a Judd Wheeler mystery

Oct 30, 2014
No mallets intended by Hamilton, Victoria, 1957- author.

No mallets intended

The Queensville Heritage Society is restoring the once-grand Dumpe Manor. While Dumpe relatives and society members use the occasion to dust off old grudges, Jaymie Leighton prefers to adorn the kitchen with authentic Depression Era furnishings. A collection of vintage wooden mallets found in the house is a perfect addition to her display, but one also offers a late-night intruder the perfect weapon to knock Jaymie unconscious before escaping. Though the attack has everyone on edge, nothing is m

Oct 30, 2014