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Purebred Dead by Delaney, Kathleen

Purebred Dead

Jul 1, 2015
A pattern of lies - a Bess Crawford mystery by Todd, Charles.

A pattern of lies - a Bess Crawford mystery

Jul 1, 2015
The novel habits of happiness by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

The novel habits of happiness

"The ever-delightful, insatiably curious Edinburgh philosopher and amateur sleuth returns to take on a case unlike any she's had before--this one with paranormal implications--in the tenth installment of this beloved author's consistently best-selling series. From a small town outside Edinburgh comes the news that a young boy has been recounting vivid recollections of a past life: a perfect description of an island off the coast of Scotland which he couldn't possibly know, and a house there, whe

Jul 1, 2015
Hangman's Game - A Mystery by Syken, Bill

Hangman's Game - A Mystery

Jul 1, 2015
An ice cold grave by Harris, Charlaine.

An ice cold grave

Heading for Doraville, North Carolina, to investigate the disappearance of a young boy, Harper Connelly and her brother Tolliver are stunned to discover that he is one of several teens who had vanished over the previous five years, but when she uses her talent to communicate with the dead to find the missing boy, she discovers that her knowledge has placed her in the sights of a killer.

Jul 1, 2015
The governor's wife by Harvey, Michael T., author.

The governor's wife

Receiving a lucrative anonymous offer to track down an escaped criminal, private investigator Michael Kelly unwinds the past of the fugitive's wife, who harbors deeply complicated and dangerous reasons for standing by her husband.

Jul 1, 2015
Hell's gate by Crompton, Richard, 1973- author.

Hell's gate

Mollel, "the Maasai warrior-turned-detective, has been banished from Nairobi, Kenya's bustling metropolis, to a small, fly-blown town on the edge of a national park. His career, he thinks, has taken a nosedive. His colleagues on the police force are a close-knit group and they have not taken kindly to a stranger in their midst. Mollel suspects they are guilty of the extortion and bribery that plague the force. But when the body of a flower worker turns up in the local lake, he begins to wonder i

Jul 1, 2015
The diva steals a chocolate kiss by Davis, Krista, author.

The diva steals a chocolate kiss

Domestic Diva Sophie Winston is in charge of the sweetest event in Old Town this summer. Amore Chocolates is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a chocolate tasting at the mansion of the company's CEO, Joe Merano, and Sophie is running the show. With cookies, candy, and five kinds of chocolate cake, it's a chocolate lover's dream! But when Joe goes missing, the celebration becomes bittersweet. And when Sophie discovers the body of a competing chocolatier in the guesthouse, the event turns

Jul 1, 2015
Manhattan mayhem by

Manhattan mayhem

From Wall Street and Greenwich Village to Chinatown, Harlem and beyond, the streets and skyscrapers of Manhattan are brimming with crimes and misdemeanors.

Jul 1, 2015
The kill by Casey, Jane (Jane E.), author.

The kill

"Detective Maeve Kerrigan is away for a colleague's wedding, and she's enjoying an excuse to spend a beautiful fall weekend relaxing in the English countryside. It's a much-needed break from the grit and grime of her daily life on the London police force. But even at a wedding, the job is never far away. Midway through the reception, Maeve and her abrasive but loyal partner on the police force, DI Josh Derwent, are called back to London. A fellow policeman has been murdered, in a compromising po

Jul 1, 2015
Innocence ; or, Murder on Steep Street by Kovály, Heda, 1919-2010.

Innocence ; or, Murder on Steep Street

"In 1985, Czech Holocaust memoirist, literary translator, and political exile Heda Margolius Kovaly turned her pen to fiction. Inspired by the stories of Raymond Chandler, Kovaly knit her own terrifying experiences in early 1950s Socialist Prague--her husband's imprisonment and wrongful execution, her own persecution at his disgrace--into a gorgeous psychological thriller-cum-detective novel. Set in and around a cinema where a murder was recently committed, Innocence follows the unfolding of the

Jul 1, 2015
The missing and the dead by MacBride, Stuart.

The missing and the dead

"One mistake can cost you everything... When you catch a twisted killer there should be a reward, right? What Acting Detective Inspector Logan McRae gets instead is a "development opportunity" out in the depths of rural Aberdeenshire. Welcome to divisional policing - catching drug dealers, shop lifters, vandals and the odd escaped farm animal. Then a little girl's body washes up just outside the sleepy town of Banff, kicking off a massive manhunt. The Major Investigation Team is up from Aberdeen

Jul 1, 2015
Murder in Piccadilly by Kingston, Charles, author.

Murder in Piccadilly

When Bobbie Cheldon falls in love with a pretty young dancer at the Frozen Fang night club in Soho, he has every hope of an idyllic marriage. But Nancy has more worldly ideas about her future: she is attracted not so much to Bobbie as to the fortune he expects to inherit. Bobbie's miserly uncle Massy stands between him and happiness: he will not relinquish the ten thousand a year on which Nancy's hopes rest. When Bobbie falls under the sway of the roguish Nosey Ruslin, the stage is set for murde

Jul 1, 2015
Time of death by Billingham, Mark, author.

Time of death

Recalled from a romantic vacation with his girlfriend Helen Weeks, Tom Thorne investigates the abduction of two girls in Helen's hometown, convinced that the police have the wrong person in custody.

Jul 1, 2015
Scam chowder by Corrigan, Maya, author.

Scam chowder

Jul 1, 2015
Run you down by Dahl, Julia, 1977- author.

Run you down

"New York City tabloid reporter Rebekah Roberts knows almost nothing about the mother who abandoned her as an infant. Aviva Kagan was just a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a college boy from Florida - and then disappeared. When Rebekah hears about a young Hasidic mother found dead in her bathtub in upstate New York, she thinks there might be a story in it. And as she looks closer, she discovers that the woman once knew Aviva's younger brother, Sam. Re

Jul 1, 2015
The royal assassin by Parker, Kate.

The royal assassin

Jul 1, 2015
A summer of discontent by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

A summer of discontent

"When the Bishop of Ely is accused of murder, Matthew Bartholomew investigates the crime and in the midst of his inquiry is forced to acknowledge that another recently discovered corpse could be connected to the first crime."--

Jul 1, 2015
A masterly murder by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

A masterly murder

"It is a gloomy November day, and a corpse is just the beginning of the intrigue. Matthew Bartholomew recognizes the deceased as the book-bearer of Michaelhouse Fellow John Runham. The death looks like suicide, but before Bartholomew can confirm it, there is a second tragedy. Meanwhile, at Michaelhouse itself, the Master announces his retirement, to everyone’s surprise—everyone, that is, except the ruthless Runham, who is hastily elected. Runham demands that Bartholomew choose between his teachi

Jul 1, 2015
A promise to die for - an Evangeline Raines mystery by Pelham, Jackie.

A promise to die for - an Evangeline Raines mystery

"In A Promise to Die For, an unknown assailant stalks Evangeline Raines and threatens those she loves. She suspects it's because of her promise to her dying grandmother to continue the search for the family's small collection of Old Masters which were stolen in France during World War II. Recently divorced, Evangeline joins a private investigative firm in Houston where she seeks the paintings from coast to coast as well as abroad. But a killer, eager for revenge for an alleged injustice, will st

Jul 1, 2015