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Paw and order by Kelly, Diane, author.

Paw and order

After capturing the notorious Fort Worth "Tunabomber", Officer Megan Luz, and her loyal K-9 partner Brigit, are practically celebrities. Now, they are on the trail of a rodeo thief and Megan has to juggle her on-again, off-again relationship with bomb-squader Seth Rutledge.

Jan 31, 2015
Nothing but lies by Stacey, Lyndon, author.

Nothing but lies

When Daniel Whelan's ex-colleague, police officer Joey Matsuki, asks him to keep an eye on his fiancee Tami, whom he fears may be in danger, Daniel and his faithful german shepherd Taz discover that there's more to this case than meets the eye. There are things people aren't telling him - and events are about to take a tragic turn.

Jan 31, 2015
Paying the ferryman - a Naomi Blake novel by Adams, Jane, 1960- author.

Paying the ferryman - a Naomi Blake novel

Victor Griffin seemed to be one of the good guys, but that didn't stop someone coming to his home and killing him and his wife. The last act of Vic's life was to try and save his children: fifteen monthold Jack, and his beloved stepdaughter, Sarah. But why were Vic and his wife shot dead? Why is there no record of them before they came to live in Ferrymouth three years ago? The one clue to their past is a business card, wedged between the pages of an almost empty address book. A card with Naomi

Jan 31, 2015
Plain killing by Miller, Emma, author.

Plain killing

Rachel Mast finds the Amish are no more immune from crime than the people they call the English. It's been years since restless Rachel fled her family's farm as a teen. Starting with only the eighth-grade education afforded most Amish kids, she earned an MBA from Wharton and became successful in business. But Rachel never felt at home in the English world. So she came back to run a bed-and-breakfast in Stone Mill, near central Pennsylvania's thriving Amish community. Now she lives between the tw

Jan 31, 2015
The plot against hip hop - a novel by George, Nelson.

The plot against hip hop - a novel

The Plot Against Hip Hop is a noir novel set in the world of hip hop culture. The stabbing murder of esteemed music critic Dwayne Robinson in a Soho office building is dismissed by the NYPD as a gang initiation. But his old friend, bodyguard and security expert D Hunter, suspects there are larger forces at work.

Jan 31, 2015
Ripley under water by Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995.

Ripley under water

The fifth of Highsmith's "Ripley" novels finds the hero living the good life in the French countryside. His tranquillity is disturbed when an obnoxious American couple move into the village.

Jan 31, 2015
Paris requiem by Appignanesi, Lisa.

Paris requiem

Bostonian lawyer James Norton has been sent by his mother to bring back his invalid sister Ellie and his younger brother Raf, a journalist. But the violent deaths of the actress Olympe Fabre, and then of her sister Judith in the asylum of Salpetriere, draw the siblings into a dark web of violence.

Jan 31, 2015
Risky undertaking by De Castrique, Mark.

Risky undertaking

"When Cherokee burial remains are unearthed on the site of a local cemetery's expansion, Barry Clayton, part-time deputy and full-time undertaker, finds his dual occupations collide. Then, during the interment of the wife of one of Gainesboro's most prominent citizens, Cherokee activist Jimmy Panther leads a protest. Words and fists fly. When Panther turns up executed on the grave of the deceased woman, Barry is forced to confront her family as the chief suspects. But the case lurches in a new d

Jan 31, 2015
The dragon of Handale - a mystery by Clark, Cassandra.

The dragon of Handale - a mystery

Hildegard, no longer a member of the Cistercian order of nuns, has returned to the priory after more than a year from her pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Still unsure whether she will rejoin the Order, the Prioress suggests that a visit to Handale Priory might help provide some clarity. Used as a house of correction for sinning nuns, it lies in the north of the county in the middle of a vast wood and is run by the ambiguous Abbess Basilda and her close group of hard-faced acolytes.

Jan 31, 2015
Pursuit in Provence - a Jordan Mayfair mystery by Gobbell, Phyllis C.

Pursuit in Provence - a Jordan Mayfair mystery

Jan 31, 2015
Lie of the needle by Price, Cate, author.

Lie of the needle

"As the owner of Sometimes a Great Notion, a shop specializing in vintage sewing notions and antique treasures, Daisy Buchanan is a strong advocate of preserving the past. But when a killer strikes, she turns her attention to saving lives... Talk about a great notion! As a fund-raiser to save a two-hundred-year-old farmhouse and stop an ambitious developer, the ladies of the Historical Society of Millbury, Pennsylvania, are producing a Hunky Men of Millbury calendar. Daisy is delighted to lend h

Jan 31, 2015
License to Dill by Hughes, Mary Ellen

License to Dill

Jan 31, 2015
Kittens Can Kill - A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir by Simon, Clea

Kittens Can Kill - A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir

Jan 31, 2015
In the woods - a Harper Jennings mystery by Jones, Merry Bloch, author.

In the woods - a Harper Jennings mystery

"A relaxing camping break for Iraqi war vet Harper Jennings and her husband takes an unpleasant turn when Harper stumbles across a dead body"--provided by publisher.

Jan 31, 2015
In hot water by Cook, J. J.

In hot water

"Stella Griffin should be bubbling over with joy now that she's the full-time fire chief of Sweet Pepper, except trouble is brewing on her doorstep. An angry resident has purchased her cabin, and--with a bulldozer in tow--is ready to tear it down. But as Stella worries over the fate of her home and Eric, her ghostly roommate, there's soon an even greater cause for alarm. A suspicious house fire in the pricey Sunset Beach community at Sweet Pepper Lake claims the life of ex-state representative B

Jan 31, 2015
The ice queen - a novel by Neuhaus, Nele.

The ice queen - a novel

"The body of 92-year-old Jossi Goldberg, Holocaust survivor and American citizen, is found shot to death execution-style in his house near Frankfurt. A five-digit number is scrawled in blood at the murder scene. The autopsy reveals an old and unsuccessfully covered tattoo on the corpse's arm--a blood type marker once used by Hitler's SS. Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver Bodenstein are faced with a riddle. Was the old man not Jewish after all? Who was he, really? Two more, similar murders happen--one of

Jan 31, 2015
Fry Another Day by Cook, J. J.

Fry Another Day

Jan 31, 2015
Endangered by Box, C. J.

Endangered

Jan 31, 2015
The edge of dreams by Bowen, Rhys.

The edge of dreams

"Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a captain in the New York City police force, is stumped. He's chasing a murderer whose victims have nothing in common nothing except for the taunting notes that are delivered to Daniel after each murder. And when Daniel receives a note immediately after Molly and her young son Liam are in a terrible train crash, Daniel and Molly both begin to fear that maybe Molly herself was the target. Molly's detective instincts are humming, but finding the time to dig

Jan 31, 2015
An Early Wake by Connolly, Sheila

An Early Wake

Jan 31, 2015