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An image of death by Hellmann, Libby Fischer.

An image of death

While producing a video about foster children, financed by a prominent Chicago real-estate developer, Ellie Foreman receives a mysterious package in which she finds a surveillance video documenting the murder of a young woman, and embarks on an investigation into a crime that leads to a sinister conspiracy of money laundering, diamond smuggling, and murder.

Feb 13, 2016
Jordan Point - a Bay Tanner mystery by Wall, Kathryn R., author.

Jordan Point - a Bay Tanner mystery

"Hilton Head private investigator Bay Tanner has seen enough murder and mayhem to last her several lifetimes. Her decision to accept only the most mundane cases has led to a more settled life with her husband and employees until the appearance of an old friend scuttles all her good intentions. Sylvia Reynolds, lovingly known as Pudge back when their crowd shared forbidden cigarettes in the girls' restroom, has morphed into Sylvie Reynaud, one of the world's former top fashion models. Every few m

Feb 13, 2016
Alchemist's daughter by Lawrence, Mary, 1959- author.

Alchemist's daughter

"In the year 1543 of King Henry VIII's turbulent reign, the daughter of a notorious alchemist finds herself suspected of cold-blooded murder. Bianca Goddard employs her knowledge of herbs and medicinal plants to concoct remedies for the disease-riddled poor in London's squalid Southwark slum. But when her friend Jolyn comes to her complaining of severe stomach pains, Bianca's prescription seems to kill her on the spot. Recovering from her shock, Bianca suspects Jolyn may have been poisoned befor

Feb 13, 2016
Terror in taffeta - a mystery by Cooper, Marla, author.

Terror in taffeta - a mystery

"Wedding planner Kelsey McKenna is just a few hours away from wrapping up her latest job: a destination wedding in the charming, colonial Mexican town of San Miguel de Allende. The reception is all set up, the tequila donkey is waiting outside, and the bride and groom are standing on the altar, pledging their eternal love. But just as the priest is about to pronounce them husband and wife, one of the bridesmaids upstages the couple by collapsing into a floral arrangement. Worst of all, Ke

Feb 13, 2016
Blood orange - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig.

Blood orange - a China Bayles mystery

"In the newest China Bayles Mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, China comes to the aid of a nurse who ends up in the hospital... It's mid-April in Pecan Springs, and China is renting her guest cottage to Kelly Kaufman, who needs a temporaryplace to live as she contends with a very acrimonious divorce from her husband, Rich. One nasty point of dispute is her part ownership of the Comanche Creek Brewing Company, which she is refusing to sell. At the same time, as a nurse employed by

Feb 13, 2016
Bellfield Hall, or, The observations of Miss Dido Kent by Dean, Anna.

Bellfield Hall, or, The observations of Miss Dido Kent

Visiting Bellfield Hall to comfort her niece, who has been seemingly abandoned by her wealthy fiance´, Miss Dido Kent investigates the possibly related death of a young woman, a situation that is complicated by surprising secrets.

Feb 13, 2016
The case of the missing Morris dancer by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author.

The case of the missing Morris dancer

"The Anwen Morris Dancers are to play a pivotal role in the imminent nuptials of Henry, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth. But it looks as though the wedding plans might go awry unless Mavis, Annie, Carol and Christine can help Althea, the Dowager Duchess, by finding a missing Morris man and a set of ancient and valuable artefacts in time for her son's wedding. Anwen-by-Wye might look like an idyllic Welsh village where family values reign and traditions still mean something in a modern world, bu

Feb 13, 2016
Journey to death - a Lucy Hall mystery by Russell, Leigh, author.

Journey to death - a Lucy Hall mystery

Lucy Hall arrives in the Seychelles determined to leave her worries behind. The tropical paradise looks sun-soaked and picture-perfect--but as Lucy soon discovers, appearances can be very deceptive. A deadly secret lurks in the island's history, buried deep but not forgotten. And it is about to come to light. As black clouds begin to gather over what promised to be a relaxing family break, Lucy realises that her father stands in the eye of the coming storm. A shadow from his past is threatening

Feb 13, 2016
The midwife and the assassin - a mystery by Thomas, Samuel S, author.

The midwife and the assassin - a mystery

""Sam Thomas has created one of the most unique sleuths in modern mystery fiction." -The Plain Dealer. In this thrilling new mystery from the critically acclaimed author of The Witch Hunter's Tale, midwife Bridget Hodgson travels to London where she's forced into a new profession-as a spy. It's 1649. Three years have passed since midwife Bridget Hodgson and her deputy Martha Hawkins fled York for the safety of the English countryside. But when a mysterious letter from London brings them to the c

Feb 13, 2016
The language of secrets by Khan, Ausma Zehanat, author.

The language of secrets

"Detective Esa Khattak heads up Canada's Community Policing Section, which handles minority-sensitive cases across all levels of law enforcement. Khattak is still under scrutiny for his last case, so he's surprised when INSET, Canada's federal intelligence agency, calls him in on another potentially hot button issue. For months, INSET has been investigating a local terrorist cell which is planning an attack on New Year's Day. INSET had an informant, Mohsin Dar, undercover inside the cell. But no

Feb 13, 2016
A prisoner in Malta by DePoy, Phillip, author.

A prisoner in Malta

"In 1583, the nineteen-year-old Christopher Marlowe--with a reputation as a brawler, a womanizer, a genius, and a social upstart at Cambridge University--is visited by a man representing Marlowe's benefactors. There are rumors of a growing plot against her majesty Queen Elizabeth I, and the Queen's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, has charged young Marlowe with tracking down the truth. The path to that truth seems to run through an enigmatic prisoner held in complete seclusion in a heavily gua

Feb 13, 2016
Valley of the lost by Delany, Vicki, 1951-

Valley of the lost

In the bucolic mountain town of Trafalgar, British Columbia, a young woman is found dead of a heroin overdose, her baby lying at her side. While this should be an open-and-shut drug case, restraint marks on the victim suggest to Probationary Constable Molly Smith and Sergeant John Winters that the death might not have been completely accidental.

Feb 13, 2016
Arab Jazz by Misk,̌ Karim/ Gordon, Sam (TRN)

Arab Jazz

Feb 13, 2016
And Then There Were Nuns by Logan, Kylie

And Then There Were Nuns

Feb 13, 2016
A Brilliant Death by Yocum, Robin

A Brilliant Death

Feb 13, 2016
The Butcher Bird - A Somershill Manor Mystery by Sykes, S. D.

The Butcher Bird - A Somershill Manor Mystery

Feb 13, 2016
A Churn for the Worse by Bradford, Laura

A Churn for the Worse

Feb 13, 2016
Deadline for murder by McDermid, Val.

Deadline for murder

Feb 13, 2016
Deadly jewels by de Beauvoir, Jeannette, author.

Deadly jewels

"When Martine LeDuc, the dedicated publicity director for the city of Montreal, is summoned into the mayor's office, she immediately runs through all the things that could have gone wrong in the press that day, but for once she's pleasantly surprised. The mayor has good news: the city is due for a PR coup. A doctoral researcher at McGill University has been part of some excavations under the city and has found positive proof that the British crown jewels were indeed, as the rumor goes, stored in

Feb 13, 2016
Death of a Bacon Heiress by Hollis, Lee

Death of a Bacon Heiress

Feb 13, 2016