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Death and the Cyprian Society by Christie, Pamela

Death and the Cyprian Society

Dec 25, 2014
The beige man by Tursten, Helene, 1954-

The beige man

"Goteborg, Sweden: A high-speed chase of a stolen BMW takes a chilling turn when the two police officers involved witness a gruesome hit-and-run. When they finally recover the abandoned vehicle, search dogs are unable to trace the thieves, but they do uncover an entirely different horror: the half-naked corpse of a young girl in a nearby root cellar. As Detective Inspector Irene Huss and her colleagues struggle to put the pieces together, they discover a disturbing connection. The man whose car

Dec 25, 2014
All the President's Menus by Hyzy, Julie

All the President's Menus

Dec 25, 2014
Blue Avenue by Wiley, Michael, 1961- author.

Blue Avenue

Summoned by his old friend, homicide detective Daniel Turner, to identify the trussed-up, naked body of a woman, found wrapped in cellophane amongst a pile of garbage on Blue Avenue, a down-at-heel area of Jacksonville, Florida, businessman William Byrd or "BB" is in for a shock. He recognises the dead woman as Belinda Mabry, the girl with whom he spent an intense and passionate summer twenty-five years before. What's more, as Daniel informs him, she's the third victim to have met such a hideous

Dec 25, 2014
Dead Letters by Lock, Joan

Dead Letters

Dec 25, 2014
The boy who followed Ripley by Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995.

The boy who followed Ripley

Dec 25, 2014
Board Stiff by Lynn, Kendel

Board Stiff

Dec 25, 2014
The blue journal - a Detective Anthony Walker novel by Graham, L. T., 1950-

The blue journal - a Detective Anthony Walker novel

"When one of Randi Conway's psychotherapy patients is found dead of a gunshot wound, the investigation is turned over to Lieutenant Anthony Walker. Formerly a New York City cop, Walker now serves on the police force of an affluent community in FairfieldCounty, Connecticut. He lives among the privileged gentry, where he understands that appearances are often far removed from reality. This certainly proves to be true in the death of Elizabeth Knoebel, when Walker discovers that she had been keepi

Dec 25, 2014
The body snatchers affair / A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery by Muller, Marcia, author.

The body snatchers affair / A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery

Conducting a dual investigation in the opium dens of Chinatown, Sabina Carpenter and John Quincannon search for missing millionaires against a backdrop of a brewing Tong war.

Dec 25, 2014
Bred to kill - a thriller by Thilliez, Franck.

Bred to kill - a thriller

Dec 25, 2014
The Book of Fires by Doherty, Paul

The Book of Fires

Dec 25, 2014
The carrier by Hannah, Sophie, 1971-

The carrier

" The latest in Sophie Hannah's internationally bestselling Zailer & Waterhouse series, named by The Sunday Times as one of the 50 Best Thrillers of the Last Five Years When Gaby's plane is delayed, she's forced to share a hotel room with a stranger: Lauren, who is terrified of her. But why is she scared of Gaby in particular? Lauren won't explain. Instead, she blurts out something about an innocent man going to prison for murder. Gaby soon suspects that Lauren's presence on her flight is

Dec 25, 2014
Blood rubies by Cleland, Jane K., author.

Blood rubies

"Ana Yartsin is on the verge of becoming a celebrity chef. Her custom Faberge egg-shaped cakes have brought her national attention, as has the story behind the cakes: Her family owns the spectacular Faberge Spring Egg snow globe, a magnificent example of the master craftsman's work that includes five ruby-red tulips. As she prepares to be filmed for a reality TV show about the launch of her bakery in Rocky Point, New Hampshire, Ana hires antiques expert Josie Prescott to appraise the precious eg

Dec 25, 2014
Converging parallels - a Commissario Trotti mystery by Williams, Timothy.

Converging parallels - a Commissario Trotti mystery

"Northern Italy, 1978: Commissario Piero Trotti, trusted senior police investigator in an anonymous provincial city off the River Po, has two difficult cases to solve. An unidentified, dismembered body has been found in the river, and it's up to Trotti to figure out who the murder victim is. Meanwhile, an estranged friend approaches Trotti with a desperate personal plea: his six-year-old daughter--Trotti's own goddaughter--has been kidnapped. In the wake of the high-profile February 1978 kidnapp

Dec 25, 2014
Clandestine by Ellroy, James, 1948-


Ambitious rookie policeman Freddy Underhill attempts to advance his career by investigating the strangling of a woman and uncovers deadly secrets

Dec 25, 2014
City of brick and shadow by Wirkus, Tim, 1983-

City of brick and shadow

Already struggling to keep their tiny congregation afloat, two Mormon missionaries stationed in the dangerous Latin American neighborhood of Vila Barbosa suspect the worst when Marco Aurelio, a man they recently baptized, disappears from a crowded street market. When the neighborhood's corrupt police force shows no interest, Elder Toronto and Elder Schwartz decide to investigate Marco Aurelio's disappearance themselves. Breaking mission rule after mission rule, the elders doggedly pursue any clu

Dec 25, 2014
The chihuahua always sniffs twice by Curtis, Waverly, author.

The chihuahua always sniffs twice

When someone tries to poison wealthy widow Lucille Carpenter's pampered pooches, aspiring P.I. Geri Sullivan and her talking Chihuahua, Pepe, must sniff out the culprit and keep him or her on a tight leash.

Dec 25, 2014
Cat on a cold tin roof - an Eli Paxton mystery by Resnick, Michael D.

Cat on a cold tin roof - an Eli Paxton mystery

Hard-luck gumshoe Eli Paxton is hired to find a missing cat--a very important cat, it turns out, because its collar is studded with diamonds worth a small fortune. What starts as a routine search of animal shelters soon becomes a perilous journey through a murky underworld. The woman who hired Paxton is the wealthy widow of a recently murdered financial adviser with an alias and mobster ties. Eli finds the cat, but not the collar. Eventually, he's forced to unravel an intricate plot involving a

Dec 25, 2014
The burglar who thought he was Bogart by Block, Lawrence.

The burglar who thought he was Bogart

While robbing an apartment, Bernie Rhodenbarr, the New York bookseller and burglar, stumbles on the trail of a treasure belonging to the deposed monarch of an Eastern European country. Problem is, others are after it too.

Dec 25, 2014
Bryant & May and the bleeding heart - a peculiar crimes unit mystery by Fowler, Christopher.

Bryant & May and the bleeding heart - a peculiar crimes unit mystery

"A teenager sees a dead man rise from his grave--and moments later is killed in a sudden hit-and-run accident. Seven ravens housed in the impenetrable fortress that is the Tower of London vanish without a trace--and legend has it that when the ravens leave, the city will fall. Bryant and May must figure out how these two inexplicable, seemingly unrelated mysteries fit together as they begin an investigation that finds them confronting a group of latter-day body snatchers and exploring the corrid

Dec 25, 2014