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The bachelor girl's guide to murder by McMillan, Rachel, 1981-

The bachelor girl's guide to murder

Inspired by their fascination with all things Sherlock Holmes, best friends and flatmates Merinda and Jem launch a consulting detective business. The deaths of young Irish women lead Merinda and Jem deeper into the mire of the city's underbelly. While searching for answers, donning disguises, and sneaking around where no proper ladies would ever go, they pair with Jasper Forth, a police constable, and Ray DeLuca, a reporter in whom Jem takes a more than professional interest. Merinda could well

May 4, 2016
London rain - a new mystery featuring Josephine Tey by Upson, Nicola, author.

London rain - a new mystery featuring Josephine Tey

"May, 1937, London: The country is still reeling from Edward VIII's shocking decision to abdicate the throne in order to marry the woman he loves, Wallis Simpson. As London prepares for the historic Coronation of his brother, George, bestselling writer Josephine Tey is in town to oversee a BBC radio production of her play, Queen of Scots. When one of the BBC's best-known broadcasters is murdered at the height of the Coronation celebrations, Josephine has a front row seat. Detective Chief Inspect

May 4, 2016
The hummingbird by Hiekkapelto, Kati, 1970- author.

The hummingbird

Anna Fekete, who fled the Yugoslavian wars as a child, has a past. Just beginning her career as a criminal investigator in northern Finnish coastal town, she is thrust into a high-profile, seemingly unsolvable case that has riveted the nation. It doesn't help that her middle-aged new partner, Esko, doesn't bother hiding his racist prejudices, and Anna becomes the target of a systematic campaign to unsettle her. A young woman has been killed on a running trail, and a pendant depicting an Aztec go

May 4, 2016
Disturbing the dark - a Maggie MacGowen mystery by Hornsby, Wendy.

Disturbing the dark - a Maggie MacGowen mystery

"Maggie MacGowen, an investigative filmmaker, is in Normandy with a film crew to document the agricultural four seasons on her ancestral family farm. An accidentally excavated skull causes a social media sensation, dredging up psychic scars left by the wartime German Occupation. In their youth, Grand-mere and other villagers had cut the throats of an entire brutal Nazi platoon. Now the grim discovery prompts tourists, the soldiers’ descendants, the mass media, and vulturelike war-memorabilia dea

May 4, 2016
The detective & the Chinese high-fin - a John Darvelle mystery by Craven, Michael, 1970- author.

The detective & the Chinese high-fin - a John Darvelle mystery

"A BOURBON STREET BOOK. Michael Craven, author of The Detective & The Pipe Girl, delivers another mystery--for fans of Elmore Leonard and Carl Hiaasen--featuring private detective John Darvelle, who must crack a cold case that pulls him into the high-stakes world of exotic fish collectors"--

May 4, 2016
The art of murder - a dead-end job mystery by Viets, Elaine, 1950- author.

The art of murder - a dead-end job mystery

"From the national bestselling author of Checked Out, PI Helen Hawthorne must pose as a painter at Fort Lauderdale's famous Bonnet House Museum to catch an artful killer.... STILL LIFE The art world is a happening place--but a brush with death shouldn't be in the picture. Unfortunately, that's just what happens to Helen Hawthorne and her friend Margery. While touring gorgeous Bonnet House, a mansion turned museum, they observe a painting class and note an up-and-coming artist. When they later se

May 4, 2016
Dangerous Minds by Masters, Priscilla

Dangerous Minds

May 4, 2016
A death along the River Fleet by Calkins, Susanna, author.

A death along the River Fleet

"Lucy Campion, a ladies' maid turned printer's apprentice in 17th-century London, is crossing Holborn Bridge over the most vile portion of the River Fleet one morning when she encounters a distraught young woman, barely able to speak and clad only in a blood-spattered nightdress. The woman has no memory of who she is or what's happened to her, and the townspeople believe she's possessed. But Lucy is concerned for the woman's well-being and takes her to a physician. When, shockingly, the woman is

May 4, 2016
Down the darkest street by Segura, Alex, 1980- author

Down the darkest street

May 4, 2016
Knit to be tied by Sefton, Maggie, author.

Knit to be tied

"The New York Times bestselling author of Purl Up and Die returns as Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun Knitters must come together before their whole town unravels. In Fort Connor, Colorado, the friends at the House of Lambspun knitting shop are welcoming a new face into the fold. Shy, sweet, and pregnant Nancy Marsted would like to knit a baby hat, and the Lambspun ladies are more than happy to show her the ropes. They share their own pregnancy yarns and soon learn the father of Nancy's baby isn't

May 4, 2016
Fatal pursuit by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23-

Fatal pursuit

When a local scholar turns up dead at St. Denis' annual rally and classic car parade, Bruno, chief of police, suspects foul play, especially when a family squabble and international crime are factored in, making the investigation even more challenging.

May 4, 2016
Tracking the beast by Kisor, Henry.

Tracking the beast

When the remains of three little girls turn up inside railroad hopper cars, Sheriff Steve Martinez faces a troublesome case, for the cars had sat for years on a siding deep inside his beloved Porcupine County. After Steve and his comrades do the spadework, the FBI moves in, thinking their Unsub is both rapist and murderer. But Steve believes the killer--or killers--instead hired someone to dispose of the bodies. With the help of lawmen of all kinds, including the Ontario Provincial Police, and e

May 4, 2016
Murder Most Fowl by Maxwell, Edith

Murder Most Fowl

May 4, 2016
A useful woman / A Rosalind Thorne Mystery by Wilde, Darcie.

A useful woman / A Rosalind Thorne Mystery

"Inspired by the novels of Jane Austen, this new mystery series set in 19th-century London introduces the charming and resourceful Rosalind Thorne, a woman privy to the secrets of high society--including who among the ton is capable of murder... The daughter of a baronet and a minor heiress, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined after her father abandoned the family. To survive in the only world she knew, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society's most influential women, who have co

May 4, 2016
A girl like you - a Henrietta and Inspector Howard novel by Cox, Michelle (Historical fiction writer), author.

A girl like you - a Henrietta and Inspector Howard novel

"It's 1935, and ever since the big crash and her father's subsequent suicide, Henrietta Von Harmon has been left with the job of caring for her antagonistic mother and seven younger siblings. In desperation, Henrietta finally agrees to take a job as a taxi dancer at a local dance hall. Just as she's beginning to enjoy herself, however, the floor matron suddenly turns up dead. When the aloof Inspector Howard appears on the scene to investigate, he persuades Henrietta to go undercover for him, plu

May 4, 2016
Impure blood by Morfoot, Peter, author.

Impure blood

Called in to investigate the death of a man who was found in the midst of a Muslim prayer group, Captain Paul Darac must unravel the complex knot of racial hatred and revenge that ties the murder to a terrorist plot threatening the Nice leg of the Tour de France.

May 4, 2016
Miss Lizzie by Satterthwait, Walter.

Miss Lizzie

May 4, 2016
King maybe - a Junior Bender mystery by Hallinan, Timothy, author.

King maybe - a Junior Bender mystery

"Los Angeles burglar Junior Bender is in the middle of burgling a house and has just gotten his hands on one of the world's rarest stamps when the job goes terrifically wrong. After barely escaping, Junior realizes the danger is far from over. He's gotten himself on the wrong side of a man whose name is synonymous with violence, and to save his own skin he's set off a chain reaction of blackmail, strong-arming, and escalating crime. To pay off his underworld debts, Junior is forced to break into

May 4, 2016
The Secret of High Eldersham by Burton, Miles

The Secret of High Eldersham

May 4, 2016
Murder on the hour - a Penny Brannigan mystery by Duncan, Elizabeth J., author.

Murder on the hour - a Penny Brannigan mystery

"The residents of Llanelen are brimming with excitement. Antiques Cymru, a regional take on the popular national TV show, is coming to the Welsh town and people are flocking from miles around, hoping their attic treasures turn out to be worth a fortune. On the day of filming, quiet local sheep farmer Haydn Williams brings a generations-old long-case clock for evaluation, while the woman he's always admired from afar, Catrin Bellis, turns up with a cherished handmade quilt. Will either hear surpr

May 4, 2016