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Denny's Law by Gunn, Elizabeth

Denny's Law

Jul 30, 2016
A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author.

A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes

Catering a Mad Hatter-themed tea party to support an eccentric billionaire's launch of an art complex in a sleepy New York community, the Simmons sisters find themselves steeped in trouble when the host drops dead under mysterious circumstances.

Jul 30, 2016
Basque moon - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery by Weston, Julie W., 1943- author.

Basque moon - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery

Jul 30, 2016
Another one goes tonight - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter, author.

Another one goes tonight - a Peter Diamond investigation

"Two police officers are about to head home after a long night shift when they receive one last call: a suspicious nude person has been spotted in the wee hours of the morning. En route to the call, the patrol car spins off the road, killing one of the exhausted cops instantly and leaving the other in critical condition. Whenever a police car is involved in an accident, the matter must be taken very seriously. Inspector Peter Diamond is assigned to look into the case. His supervisor is desperate

Jul 30, 2016
Blind sight by O'Connell, Carol, 1947- author.

Blind sight

"The thrilling new Mallory novel from the New York Times-bestselling author and one of the most acclaimed crime writers in America. The nun was dead. Her body lay on the lawn outside Gracie Mansion, the home of New York City's mayor, and it wasn't alone. There were four of them altogether. They'd been killed at different times, in different places, and dumped there. There should have been five--but the boy was missing. Jonah Quill, blind since birth, sat in a car driven by a killer and wondere

Jul 30, 2016
Downfall by Jance, Judith A.

Downfall

Jul 30, 2016
Closed Casket - The New Hercule Poirot Mystery by Hannah, Sophie/ Christie, Agatha

Closed Casket - The New Hercule Poirot Mystery

Jul 30, 2016
Apprentice in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author.

Apprentice in death

"Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in a fast-paced new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author J. D. Robb. Nature versus nurture... The shots came quickly, silently, and with deadly accuracy. Within seconds, three people were dead at Central Park'sice skating rink. The victims: a talented young skater, a doctor, and a teacher. As random as random can be. Eve Dallas has seen a lot of killers during her time with the NYPSD, but never one like this. After reviewing security videos, it become

Jul 30, 2016
The innocents by Atkins, Ace, author.

The innocents

"She was just seventeen, a high school dropout named Milly Jones, found walking down the middle of the highway, engulfed in flames. Even in a tough Mississippi county like Tibbehah, it shatters the community, and it is up to Sheriff Quinn Colson, back on the job after a year away, and his deputy Lillie Virgil, to investigate what happened and why. Before long, however, accusations start to fly, national media and federal authorities descend, and what seemed like a senseless act of violence begin

Jul 30, 2016
The diva digs up the dirt by Davis, Krista.

The diva digs up the dirt

"Determined not to be a garden-variety diva, Sophie Winston's neighbor, Natasha, cultivates a plan to shine on television-using Sophie's backyard. As the cast and crew of the makeover show Tear It Up With Troy bulldoze through her backyard-and vacation-Sophie retreats to her perennial boyfriend Wolf's to replace a dead rose bush. But her tender deed goes awry when she digs up a purse belonging to Wolf's missing wife. As speculations sprout, Wolf bolts, and then a body crops up in a garden. Is Wo

Jul 30, 2016
The diva cooks a goose by Davis, Krista.

The diva cooks a goose

A scrooge steals the gifts from Sophie Winston's family and neighbors, and even takes their holiday meals. She ends the neighbors' finger-pointing by organizing a toy swap for the kids, which restores the spirit of the Christmas season, until a murder enters the picture. With Sophie's detective boyfriend, Wolf, out of town, it's up to Sophie to solve the murder and thefts so that the town's Christmas won't be ruined.

Jul 30, 2016
In bitter chill by Ward, Sarah (British author), author.

In bitter chill

"The deepest secrets are the ones we keep from ourselves in this richly atmospheric, compellingly written, and expertly constructed crime debut from an emerging talent. Derbyshire, 1978: a small town in the idyllic English countryside is traumatized by the kidnapping of two young schoolgirls, Rachel Jones and Sophie Jenkins. Within hours, Rachel is found wandering alone near the roadside, unharmed yet unable to remember anything, except that her abductor was a woman. No trace of Sophie is ever

Jul 30, 2016
The homeplace - a mystery by Wolf, Kevin, 1951- author.

The homeplace - a mystery

" 'Culled from the rarefied air of James Lee Burke, Greg Iles, and John Hart, Kevin Wolf has fashioned a painstakingly perfect tale of murder, angst, and the enduring power of the human spirit. If the late, great Pat Conroy had ever decided to write a mystery, this would be it.' -- Jon Land. 'Kevin Wolfs debut novel, The Homeplace, succeeds in every way. He has crafted a gripping, fast-paced narrative with beautifully drawn characters in an authentic and interesting small-town Colorado settin

Jul 30, 2016
Fire in the stars / An Amanda Doucette Mystery by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947- author.

Fire in the stars / An Amanda Doucette Mystery

Jul 30, 2016
A dreadful past by Turnbull, Peter, 1950- author.

A dreadful past

The sighting of a vase in an antiques shop leads to a twenty-year-old murder case being reopened and as George Hennessey and his team try to close in on a mysterious gang of killers, the discovery of a new body throws them off track.

Jul 30, 2016
Devil Sent the Rain by Turner, Lisa

Devil Sent the Rain

Jul 30, 2016
Death of an avid reader by Brody, Frances, author.

Death of an avid reader

"The search for a daughter. Lady Coulton gave up the baby that would have ruined her marriage, born when Lord Coulton was abroad. Now that her husband is dying, she asks Kate to find Sophia. A haunted library. It is forty years since the ghost of a dead librarian haunted the old library, yet the stories have begun again. Kate does not believe in ghosts but obligingly takes part in a ceremony to expel the restless spirit. Shockingly, there is a body in the basement, strangled, and covered in dust

Jul 30, 2016
A deadly thaw - a mystery by Ward, Sarah (British author), author.

A deadly thaw - a mystery

When a man whose wife was convicted for his murder fifteen years earlier is found newly dead, Detective Inspector Francis Sadler and his Derbyshire team follow leads to uncover what really happened and why the wife lied about the identity of the first victim.

Jul 30, 2016
A deadly affection by Overholt, Cuyler, author.

A deadly affection

"One of the first women practicing in the advanced new field of psychology, Dr. Genevieve Summerford is used to forging her own path. But when one of her patients is arrested for murder--a murder Genevieve fears she may have unwittingly provoked--she is forced to seek help to solve the crime and clear her patient's name...and her own" --

Jul 30, 2016
Dangerous cargo - an Art Marvik mystery by Rowson, Pauline, author.

Dangerous cargo - an Art Marvik mystery

When the body of a man who was officially declared dead fifty-five years ago washes up on the beach, Art Marvik sets out to uncover the man's true identity and exposes a trail of deceit, corruption, and murder that spans over a half-century.

Jul 30, 2016