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When the music's over - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950- author.

When the music's over - an Inspector Banks novel

"Inspector Alan Banks--hailed as "a man for all seasons" by Michael Connelly--must face the music when he becomes embroiled in one of his most perplexing and distressing cases in this haunting page-turner from New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson. Two women. Two crimes. The first is a poet claiming she was assaulted decades earlier by a man now regarded as one of the country's national treasures. The second is a girl found on a remote roadside, her body broken, her life snuffed out.

Jun 27, 2016
Sibanda and the death's head moth by Elliott, C. M.

Sibanda and the death's head moth

Jun 27, 2016
Rio noir by

Rio noir

Jun 27, 2016
Stealing the Countess by Housewright, David, 1955- author.

Stealing the Countess

Since becoming an unlikely millionaire and quitting the St. Paul Police Department, Rushmore McKenzie has been working as an unlicensed private investigator, basically doing favors for friends and people in need. But even for him, this latest job is unusual. He's been asked to find a stolen Stradivarius, known as the Countess Borromeo, that only the violinist seems to want him to find. Stolen from a locked room in a B&B in the violinist's former hometown of Bayfield, Wisconsin, the violin is val

Jun 27, 2016
The snowfly by Heywood, Joseph.

The snowfly

Jun 27, 2016
The pot thief who studied Escoffier by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Escoffier

The pot thief discovers that archaeology is not nearly as cutthroat as the restaurant business A treasure hunter, pottery dealer, and occasional manufacturer of imitation American Indian artifacts, Albuquerque's Hubie Schuze knows quite a bit about throwing clay. But ancient Native American pottery is not really intended for dining, so he is puzzled when a restaurateur comes to him asking for dinner plates. The job sounds boring, but the fee does not: $25,000 for one hundred plates for a new Aus

Jun 27, 2016
The Women of the Souk by Pearce, Michael

The Women of the Souk

Jun 27, 2016
Trail of echoes by Hall, Rachel Howzell, author.

Trail of echoes

"On a rainy spring day in Los Angeles, homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton is called away from a rare lunch date to Bonner Park, where the body of thirteen-year-old Chanita Lords has been discovered. When Lou and her partner, Colin Taggert, take on the sad task of informing Chanita's mother, Lou is surprised to find herself in the apartment building she grew up in. Chanita was interested in photography and, much like Lou, a black girl destined to leave the housing projects behind. Her death

Jun 27, 2016
Open Season by Mayor, Archer

Open Season

Jun 27, 2016
Borderlines by Mayor, Archer.

Borderlines

Detective Joe Gunther is on temporary assignment in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. The discovery of a man's body may indicate the involvement of a back-to-nature cult. Juggling personal problems, disputes between state and local police, animosity between townies and cult members and an increasing number of homicides, Joe moves as fast as he can to solve the crimes.

Jun 27, 2016
Final fondue by Corrigan, Maya.

Final fondue

Jun 27, 2016
Faux pas by Esposito, Shannon, author.

Faux pas

Doggie-yoga instructor Elle Pressley just wants to teach her classes at Moon Key's Pampered Pet Spa & Resort in peace. But when her deceased childhood dog, Angel, shows up, she knows she's about to be in danger. Sure enough, one of her clients winds up dead, and Elle, accompanied by sexy PI Devon Burke, is pulled head first into the investigation.

Jun 27, 2016
The Night Bell by Wolfe, Inger Ash

The Night Bell

Jun 27, 2016
Murder on the last frontier by Pegau, Cathy, author.

Murder on the last frontier

"There's many who feel the Alaska Territory is no place for a woman on her own. But Charlotte Brody, suffragette and journalist, has never let public opinion dictate her life choices. She's come to the frontier town of Cordova, where her brother Michael practices medicine, for the same reason many come to Alaska--to start over. Cordova is gradually getting civilized, but the town is still rougher than Charlotte imagined. And when a local prostitute--one of the working girls her brother has been

Jun 27, 2016
Title wave by Barrett, Lorna, author.

Title wave

"Tricia and Angelica leave Booktown behind for a pleasure cruise, but they're going to need their life jackets because a murderer has also booked passage in Lorna Barrett's New York Times bestselling series. While her bookstore, Haven't Got a Clue, is rebuilt following a devastating fire, Tricia Miles and her sister, Angelica, decide to book a cruise for some much needed R & R. Naturally they choose a Mystery Lovers cruise, where they can ponder whodunnit in Adirondack chairs while sipping color

Jun 27, 2016
A tiger's tale by Morrigan, Laura.

A tiger's tale

"When a normally mellow tiger at a rescue facility trees a terrified vet, animal behaviorist Grace Wilde needs to use her psychic ability to get to the root of the problem ..."--Page 4 of cover.

Jun 27, 2016
Charcoal Joe - an Easy Rawlins mystery by Mosley, Walter, author.

Charcoal Joe - an Easy Rawlins mystery

Life for Easy Rawlins is surprisingly... easy. He's living off the proceeds of his last case, trying to keep out of trouble. Of course it's not going to last. Because Easy's old friend Mouse knocks on his door. Mouse is one of the deadliest men in America. And Mouse wants a small favour. He wants Easy to help a man he says is wrongly imprisoned, a friend of Charcoal Joe. Charcoal Joe is a mythical figure in the LA underworld - he pulls all the strings but keeps out of sight. Reluctantly, Easy ag

Jun 27, 2016
Brighton by Harvey, Michael T., author.

Brighton

Nearly three decades after his best friend takes the fall for a heinous act of violence they both committed, Kevin Pearce, now a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, reports on a string of murders in which his friend has been declared a prime suspect.

Jun 27, 2016
Ping-pong heart by Limón, Martin, 1948- author.

Ping-pong heart

"South Korea, 1974. CID Sergeants George Suen~o and Ernie Bascom are assigned an underwhelming case of petty theft: Major Frederick M. Schulz has accused Miss Jo Kyong-Ja, an Itaewon bar girl, of stealing a hundred thousand won from him--a sum equaling less than fifty US dollars. After two very divergent accounts of what happened, Miss Jo is attacked in the night, and Schulz is found hacked to death only days later. Did tensions simply escalate to the point of murder? Looking into other motives

Jun 27, 2016
Wedding Bel blues by McConnon, Maggie, author.

Wedding Bel blues

Jun 27, 2016