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A high mortality of doves by Ellis, Kate, 1953- author. A high mortality of doves

1919. The Derbyshire village of Wenfield is still reeling from four terrible years of war, and now, just when the village is coming to terms with the loss of so many of its sons, the brutal murder of a young girl shatters its hard-won tranquillity. Myrtle Bligh is found stabbed and left in woodland, her mouth slit to accommodate a dead dove, a bird of peace. During the war Myrtle worked as a volunteer nurse with Flora Winsmore, the local doctor's daughter, caring for badly wounded soldiers at th

Jan 17, 2017
Hidden graves - a Dek Ekstrom mystery by Fredrickson, Jack, author. Hidden graves - a Dek Ekstrom mystery

It's election season in corrupt Cook County, Illinois - where the dead vote on who lives and who dies...A skeleton's hand spills out of an abandoned grain silo, aiming an axe at the candidate fro US senate. A Heavily-disguised woman hires Chicago private investigator Dek Elstrom to head west to find men with no pasts - and one with no present. While he's away, someone dead comes calling to fraom him for murder. A sheriff's deputy wants Dek arrested. Someone else wants him dead. No one knows

Jan 17, 2017
Good death - A Tom Mariner mystery by Collett, Chris, author. Good death - A Tom Mariner mystery

When an elderly man dies in a house fire, the investigating officers are left baffled as to whether the blaze was accidental or started deliberately. If arson, was it a random act - or part of a personal vendetta? It's not the first time the Shah family has been targeted. At the same time, Detective Chief Inspector Tom Mariner is searching for a bridegroom who has vanished two weeks before his wedding. A case of cold feet? Or is there something more sinister behind his disappearance? Two see

Jan 17, 2017
The fifth element by Brekke, Jørgen, 1968- author. The fifth element

"Police Inspector Odd Singsaker has been captured, imprisoned on an island off the Northern coast of Norway. He wakes to find himself holding a shotgun. Next to him is a corpse. But what events led him to this point? And how did he get here? A few weeks earlier, Felicia, his wife, disappeared. Though he didn't know it, she was trying to find her way back to Odd to reconcile, but then she vanished into a snowstorm. Possibly involved is a corrupt, coldblooded cop from Oslo, a devious college stude

Jan 17, 2017
Fatality by Firelight by Cahoon, Lynn Fatality by Firelight

Jan 17, 2017
Enter by the narrow gate by Carlson, David, 1947- author. Enter by the narrow gate

Jan 17, 2017
The elusive elixir by Pandian, Gigi, 1975- author. The elusive elixir

"Dorian Robert-Houdin, the three-and-a-half-foot gargoyle chef who fancies himself a modern-day Poirot, is slowly turning into stone, and it|s up to Zoe Faust to unravel the alchemical secrets that can save him. When they discover that a long-lost stone gargoyle with a connection to Dorian has reappeared in Europe, the stakes are even higher. From Portland to Paris, Zoe searches for the hidden knowledge she needs, but a cold case that harkens back to 1942 throws her off course. With an ailing fr

Jan 17, 2017
Death by Chocolate Lab by Blake, Bethany Death by Chocolate Lab

Jan 17, 2017
Crooked Street - A Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy Mystery by Masters, Priscilla Crooked Street - A Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy Mystery

Jan 17, 2017
Collected Millar. Legendary novels of suspense by Millar, Margaret, 1915-1994, author. Collected Millar. Legendary novels of suspense

Jan 17, 2017
Collected Millar - the master at her zenith by Millar, Margaret, 1915-1994, author. Collected Millar - the master at her zenith

This volume includes five of Millar's novels of the 1950s, among her best-known works of literary suspense as well as some of the most compulsively readable, please-leave-a-light-on thrillers ever put to paper.

Jan 17, 2017
Bone box - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye, author. Bone box - a Decker/Lazarus novel

When Rina Lazarus discovers human remains in the woods near her home, her husband, Peter Decker, investigates related decades-old unsolved murders before identifying a possible suspect who has been hiding in plain sight.

Jan 17, 2017
Best Served Cold by Cooper, Susan Rogers Best Served Cold

Jan 17, 2017
Banana cream pie murder by Fluke, Joanne, 1943- author. Banana cream pie murder

Upon returning from her honeymoon, Hannah learns that her mother's neighbor has been murdered, but she rejects the police's finding that it was the work of random intruder and sifts through a growing number of suspects in search of the truth.

Jan 17, 2017
The Will to Kill by Spillane, Mickey/ Collins, Max Allan The Will to Kill

Jan 19, 2017
The whole art of detection - lost mysteries of Sherlock Holmes by Faye, Lyndsay, author. The whole art of detection - lost mysteries of Sherlock Holmes

Jan 19, 2017
The violated by Pronzini, Bill, author. The violated

Jan 19, 2017
Twelve angry librarians by James, Miranda, author. Twelve angry librarians

"Lighthearted librarian Charlie Harris is known around his hometown of Athena, Mississippi, for walking his cat, a rescued Maine Coon named Diesel. But he may soon be taken for a walk himself--in handcuffs... Charlie is stressed out. The Southern Academic Libraries Association is holding this year's annual meeting at Athena College. Since Charlie is the interim library director, he must deliver the welcome speech to all the visiting librarians. As if that weren't bad enough, the keynote address

Jan 19, 2017
Skeleton God / An Inspector Shan Tao Yun Mystery by Pattison, Eliot, author. Skeleton God / An Inspector Shan Tao Yun Mystery

"Shan Tao Yun, now the reluctant constable of a remote Tibetan town, has learned to expect the impossible at the roof of the world, but nothing has prepared him for his discovery when he investigates a report that a nun has been savagely assaulted by ghosts. In an ancient tomb by the old nun lies a gilded saint buried centuries earlier, flanked by the remains of a Chinese soldier killed fifty years before and an American man murdered only hours earlier. Shan is thrust into a maelstrom of intrigu

Jan 19, 2017
Saratoga payback by Dobyns, Stephen, 1941- author. Saratoga payback

"The latest installment in Stephen Dobyns's Charlie Bradshaw mysteries, Saratoga Payback follows the latest exploits of Saratoga Springs' most unusual and sardonic detective. Ever since the cops revoked his private investigator's license, Charlie Bradshaw has been adjusting to life as a regular senior citizen. But reading, sitting around the house, and making amateur home repairs is a far cry from his past life as Saratoga Springs' most successful everyman detective. So when Charlie discovers t

Jan 19, 2017

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