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My Kind of Town by Sandrolini, John My Kind of Town

Sep 25, 2016
Murder at the house of rooster happiness by Casarett, David J., author. Murder at the house of rooster happiness

"A fascinating mystery set in Thailand in the vein of Alexander McCall Smith, where a nurse ethicist turns detective. Ladarat Patalung, for one, would have been happier without a serial murderer in her life. Then again, she never meant to be a detective in the first place. But while content in her role at the Chaing Mai Hospital in Thailand as the nurse ethicist, Ladarat couldn't resist when police detective Kuhn Wiriya came to her with his dilemma. Two nights ago, a young woman brought her husb

Sep 25, 2016
Savage run by Box, C. J. Savage run

Sep 25, 2016
Storm Rising by Schofield, Douglas Storm Rising

Sep 25, 2016
Stone coffin - a mystery by Eriksson, Kjell, 1953- author. Stone coffin - a mystery

"Shortlisted for the Prize for Best Swedish Crime Novel. On a sunny morning in June, a young woman and her six-year old daughter are run over by a car on the road to Uppsala. Both are killed immediately. Is it an accident, or did someone kill them on purpose? The same morning the husband of the deceased young woman disappears. During the police investigation, it turns out that the husband had recently bought a property in the Dominican Republic, something that nobody knew about. A few days later

Sep 25, 2016
The kept woman - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. The kept woman - a novel

It's the most dangerous case of Will Trent's career. He knows this from the moment he sets foot in the abandoned Atlanta warehouse where a body lies on the floor--the body of an ex-cop. Bloody footprints leading away from the scene reveal that another victim, evidently a woman, was carried away ... and has vanished into thin air. And, worst of all, the warehouse belongs to the city's biggest and most high-profile athlete--a local hero protected by the world's most expensive lawyers. A hero marri

Sep 25, 2016
Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd by Bradley, C. Alan, 1938- author. Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd

"From a bucolic English town in the countryside with a quirky cast and a surprisingly lethal underbelly, the beloved amateur detective Flavia de Luce returns in a dazzling mystery from bestselling author Alan Bradley"--

Sep 25, 2016
No echo - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Holt, Anne, 1958- author. No echo - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel

When a popular celebrity chef is found murdered on the steps of the Oslo police headquarters, police investigator Billy T. and long-absent Hanne Wilhelmsen team up for an investigation that reveals that few people really knew the victim or his mysterious activities.

Sep 25, 2016
Revenge in a cold river - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne, author. Revenge in a cold river - a William Monk novel

"Commander William Monk has learned to live with the fact that he cannot remember the events of his life prior to a horrific carriage accident years ago. But when a ghost from his past, a man he has no recollection of, attempts to frame him for a series of murders, he must rely on the help of his wife Hester and his close friend Oliver Rathbone in order to free himself--from both the charges, and the demons that have haunted him since the accident"--

Sep 25, 2016
One for our baby - a novel by Sandrolini, John. One for our baby - a novel

Sep 25, 2016
The secrets of Wishtide - a Laetitia Rodd mystery by Saunders, Kate, 1960- author. The secrets of Wishtide - a Laetitia Rodd mystery

"Mrs. Laetitia Rodd, aged fifty-two, is the widow of an archdeacon. Living in Hampstead with her confidante and landlady, Mrs. Bentley, who once let rooms to John Keats, Laetitia makes her living as a highly discreet private investigator. Her brother, Frederick Tyson, is a criminal barrister living in the neighboring village of Highgate with his wife and ten children. Frederick finds the cases, and Laetitia solves them using her arch intelligence, her iron discretion, and her immaculate cover as

Sep 25, 2016
The Ashtabula hat trick by Roberts, Les, 1937- author. The Ashtabula hat trick

Sep 25, 2016
The emerald lie - a Jack Taylor novel by Bruen, Ken, author. The emerald lie - a Jack Taylor novel

"Vigilante antihero Jack Taylor, along with his lethal new sidekick Emily and a troublesomely lovable pup named Storm, take on a serial killer with a singular fixation: bad grammar."--

Sep 25, 2016
A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author. A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes

Quiet Longely, New York, is abuzz with excitement over the opening of a revamped art complex--and catering sisters Bernie and Libby Simmons are helping put on an elaborate tea party for the opening night gala fundraiser. But when the billionaire behind the project drops dead, the Simmons sisters find themselves steeped in a whistling kettle of murder . . . Everyone in Longely is talking about Blue House, an art complex that will bring the town a theater, an art gallery, and even a restaurant and

Sep 25, 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

Sep 25, 2016
The inheritance - a Charles Lenox mystery by Finch, Charles (Charles B.), author. The inheritance  - a Charles Lenox mystery

"A mysterious bequest of money leads to a murder in this new novel in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series whose last installment The New York Times called "a sterling addition to this well-polished series." Charles Lenox has received a cryptic plea for help from an old Harrow schoolmate, Gerald Leigh, but when he looks into the matter he finds that his friend has suddenly disappeared. As boys they had shared a secret: a bequest from a mysterious benefactor had smoothed Leigh's way in

Sep 25, 2016
A voice in the night by Camilleri, Andrea, author. A voice in the night

"Two deaths lead Inspector Montalbano into investigations of corruption and power in the twentieth installment of the New York Times bestselling series. Montalbano investigates a robbery at a supermarket, a standard case that takes a spin when manager Guido Borsellino is later found hanging in his office. Was it a suicide? The inspector and the coroner have their doubts, and further investigation leads to the director of a powerful local company. Meanwhile, a girl is found brutally murdered in G

Sep 25, 2016
Under the midnight sun by Higashino, Keigo, 1958- author. Under the midnight sun

Sep 25, 2016
Trophy hunt by Box, C. J. Trophy hunt

Local authorities in Twelve Sleep County, Wyoming, are quick to label a rash of animal mutilations as the work of a grizzly bear, but game warden Joe Pickett suspects that something far more sinister is afoot. And when the bodies of two men are found disfigured in the same way, his worst fears are confirmed: a modern-day jack the Ripper is on the loose - and the killings have just begun.

Sep 25, 2016
Skin and bone - a mystery by Blake, Robin, 1948- author. Skin and bone - a mystery

"It's 1743, and the tanners of Preston are a pariah community, plying their unwholesome trade beside a stretch of riverside marsh where many Prestonians by ancient right graze their livestock. When the body of a newborn child is found in one of their tanning pits, Cragg's inquiry falls foul of a cabal of merchants dead set on modernizing the town's economy and regarding the despised tanners--and Cragg's apparent championship of them--as obstacles to their plan. The murder of a baby is just the e

Sep 25, 2016