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Olive and Let Die by Hardy, Susannah

Olive and Let Die

Oct 9, 2015
Pane and Suffering by Hollon, Cheryl

Pane and Suffering

Oct 9, 2015
One step behind by Mankell, Henning, 1948-

One step behind

Chief Inspector Kurt Wallander investigates the deaths of three young celebrants after the Midsummer's Eve ritual.

Oct 9, 2015
Looking for Mr. Good Witch by Lavene, Joyce, author.

Looking for Mr. Good Witch

To keep coven hopeful Brian Fuller out of the clutches of a sea witch who is searching for a man to survive her mating ritual so that she can live for another 100 years, retired witches Molly and Elsie, with the help of a crème puff-craving mermaid, dive deep into the murky depths to stop her.

Oct 9, 2015
Dinner most deadly - another John Pickett mystery by South, Sheri Cobb.

Dinner most deadly - another John Pickett mystery

When Julia, Lady Fieldhurst, returns from her sojourn to Scotland restless and out of sorts, her friend Emily, Lady Dunnington, decides what Julia needs is a lover. Lady Dunnington plans a dinner party with carefully selected male guests from whom Julia may choose a paramour. Emily also invites a potential lover for herself: Sir Reginald Montague, a man whose urbane manner and dangerous good looks hide a host of unsavory secrets. Also, Emily's dinner is a disaster from the outset. Every gent

Oct 9, 2015
Shepherd's crook by Boneham, Sheila Webster, 1952-

Shepherd's crook

Animal photographer Janet MacPhail has just arrived at a sheep-herding competition with her Australian Shepherd, Jay, when she learns that two dozen sheep have disappeared. Police think the animals have wandered off in search of greener grass, but Janet sees and hears things that convince her the the animals have been stolen. When a livestock handler turns up dead and the sheep's owner disappears, the police and a pair of thugs pay Janet way more attention than she likes. She sets out to find an

Oct 9, 2015
Murder, plainly read by Alan, Isabella, author.

Murder, plainly read

When Old Order Bishop Bartholomew Belier is found dead in the bookmobile of Austina Shaker, the librarian he vowed to ruin, Angie and her quilting circle set out to prove Austina's innocence before the killer strikes again.

Oct 9, 2015
You are dead by James, Peter, 1948-

You are dead

"The last words Jamie Ball hears from his fiance´e, Logan Somervile, are in a terrified mobile phone call from her. She has just driven into the underground car park beneath the apartment block where they live in Brighton, and seen a man acting strangely. Then she screams and the phone goes dead. The police are on the scene within minutes, but Logan has vanished, leaving behind her neatly parked car and cell phone. That same afternoon, workmen digging up an old asphalt path in a park in another

Oct 9, 2015
The last September - a novel by Gramont, Nina de, author.

The last September - a novel

Brett has been in love with Charlie ever since he took her skiing on a lovely Colorado night fourteen years ago. And now, living in a seaside cottage on Cape Cod with their young daughter, it looks as if they have settled into the life they desired. However, Brett and Charlie's marriage has been tenuous for quite some time. When Charlie's unstable younger brother plans to move in with them, the tension simmering under the surface of their marriage boils over.

Oct 9, 2015
The mystery of the lost Cézanne - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963- author.

The mystery of the lost Cézanne - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery

"A friend in his cigar club asks Antoine to visit Rene´ Rouquet, a retired postal worker who has found a rolled-up canvas in his apartment. As the apartment once belonged to Ce´zanne, Rouquet is convinced he's discovered a treasure. But when Antoine arrives at the apartment, he finds Rene´ dead, the canvas missing, and a mysterious art history professor standing over the body. When the painting is finally recovered, the mystery only deepens. The brushwork and color all point to Ce´zanne. But who

Oct 9, 2015
The best American mystery stories 2015 by

The best American mystery stories 2015

James Patterson selects a variety of works of American mystery writing as the best of the genre from the year 2014.

Oct 9, 2015
Art in the blood - a Sherlock Holmes adventure by MacBird, Bonnie, author.

Art in the blood - a Sherlock Holmes adventure

1888. After a disasterous Ripper investigation, Holmes sinks into a deep depression. Watson can do nothing to help his friend, but an encoded letter from the French singer, Emmeline La Victoire, rekindles the detective's interest. The singer's illegitimate son, Emil, who is 10, has disappeared, and may have been kidnapped. As Holmes and Watson travel to Paris, they discover that Emil's father, the Earl of Pellingham and a famous art collector and humanitarian, may, in fact be behind the

Oct 9, 2015
Away in a manger by Bowen, Rhys, author.

Away in a manger

Molly Murphy steps in on behalf of two young beggars who are severly mistreated by their aunt when one is accused of stealing a purse, and an inquiry into the children's background reveals a seedy element of New York upper class society.

Oct 9, 2015
A beautiful blue death by Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

A beautiful blue death

When his lifelong friend Lady Jane asks for his help in solving the apparent suicide of one of Jane's former servants, Victorian gentleman and armchair explorer Charles Lenox is on the case. When another body turns up during the London season's most fashionable ball, Lenox must untangle a web of loyalties and animosities.

Oct 9, 2015
Marked off by Cameron, Don (Writer).

Marked off

Oct 9, 2015
Faux paw - a magical cats mystery by Kelly, Sofie, 1958-

Faux paw - a magical cats mystery

Painted into a corner after stumbling upon the body of a visiting curator, librarian Kathleen Paulson, her detective boyfriend, Marcus and her magical cats, Owen and Hercules, must track down a murderous art thief before someone else has a brush with death.

Oct 9, 2015
The evidence room by Harvey, Cameron, 1977- author.

The evidence room

"This atmospheric and beautifully written police procedural is set in Florida where a murder of a young mother shook a small bayou town to its core. Twenty years later, the victim's daughter returns to the scene of the crime and learns that the tragedy of her past has very real consequences for her future. Everyone in Cooper's Bayou knows the story of Raylene Atchison, the local woman who was murdered on the banks of the bayou, and her daughter, Aurora, who was found on the steps of the mini-mar

Oct 9, 2015
Dove in the window by Fowler, Earlene.

Dove in the window

Ex-cowgirl and current sleuth Benni Harper makes a fast friend at her family reunion--Shelby Johnson, a young photography student from Chicago drawn to the West by her desire to capture it on film--but the friendship ends just as fast when she discovers Shelby dead the next day.

Oct 9, 2015
Plot Boiler by Brandon, Ali

Plot Boiler

Oct 9, 2015
A perilous alliance by Buckley, Fiona, author.

A perilous alliance

January, 1576. Widow Ursula Blanchard is in no position to refuse when Sir Francis Walsingham decides she must wed Count Gilbert Renard in order to build a strategic alliance with the French. Soon after the count arrives at her country home to pay court, one of Ursula's household staff is found dead. An accident - or something more sinister?

Oct 9, 2015