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Broken angels by Masterton, Graham, author.

Broken angels

Someone is brutally killing Catholic priests. Revenge? Or something more sinister? Katie Maguire must get to the truth.

Dec 24, 2014
Belfast noir by

Belfast noir

Lee Child, Eoin McNamee, and others explore the dark corners and alleyways of Belfast.

Dec 24, 2014
The abbot's agreement - the seventh chronicle of Hugh de Singleton, surgeon by Starr, Melvin R., author.

The abbot's agreement - the seventh chronicle of Hugh de Singleton, surgeon

Dec 24, 2014
Death with all the trimmings by Burdette, Lucy, author.

Death with all the trimmings

Hayley has been assigned to interview Edel Waugh, chef-owner of Key West's hottest new restaurant. But off the record, Edel reveals that someone's been sabotaging her kitchen and she asks Hayley to investigate. Things heat up fast when the resaurant is set on fire-and a body is discovered in the carred wreckage. Is someone out to destroy the chef's business-or actually kill her? Amid Christmastime and holiday festivites like the lighted-boat parade and visiting relatives who stir up mixed emotio

Dec 24, 2014
The Cornish coast murder by Bude, John, 1901-1957, author.

The Cornish coast murder

"Never, even in his most optimistic moments, had he visualised a scene of this nature--himself in one arm-chair, a police officer in another, and between them . . . a mystery." So thinks the Reverend Dodd--vicar of the quiet Cornish village of Boscawen and a reader of detective novels--when an actual mystery unexpectedly lands on his doorstep in The Cornish Coast Murder. Julius Tregarthan, a secretive and ill-tempered magistrate, is found at his house in Boscawen, shot through the head--and the

Dec 24, 2014
Ghost in the Guacamole by Jaffarian, Sue Ann

Ghost in the Guacamole

Dec 24, 2014
The forgotten girls by Blædel, Sara.

The forgotten girls

Dec 24, 2014
For Whom the Bluebell Tolls by Allen, Beverly

For Whom the Bluebell Tolls

Dec 24, 2014
Farewell to freedom by Blæel, Sara.

Farewell to freedom

Copenhagen's Detective Louise Rick investigates the grisly murder of a young woman and the discovery of an abandoned baby and uncovers ties to human trafficking.

Dec 24, 2014
The iris fan by Rowland, Laura Joh, author.

The iris fan

"Amid the ever-treacherous intrigue in the court, Sano Ichiro¯ has been demoted from chamberlain to a lowly patrol guard. His relationship with his wife Reiko is in tatters, and a bizarre new alliance between his two enemies Yanagisawa and Ienobu has left him bewildered and wary. Yet Sano's dedication to the way of the warrior--the samurai code of honor--is undiminished. Then a harrowing, almost inconceivable crime takes place"--

Dec 24, 2014
Five by Poznanski, Ursula, 1968-


Every corpse is a clue. A woman is found murdered in a field. Tattooed on her feet is a strange combination of numbers and letters. Detective Beatrice Kaspary quickly identifies these as map co-ordinates, which lead the police to a 'treasure box' containing several severed body parts -- and a note from the killer with a series of cryptic clues to the identity of the next victim. So begins a desperate scavenger hunt in which Beatrice herself becomes a pawn in the killer's game of cat and mouse, a

Dec 24, 2014
Dreamless by Brekke, Jørgen, 1968-


"A promising young singer is found dead in a clearing in a forest, gruesomely murdered--her larynx cut out, and an antique music box placed carefully atop her body, playing a mysterious lullaby that sounds familiar, but that no one can quite place. ChiefInspector Odd Singsaker, of the Trondheim Police Department, still recovering from brain surgery, is called in to investigate. Singsaker, now married to Felicia Stone, the American detective he met while tracking down a serial killer, fears the w

Dec 24, 2014
The devil's promise by Davies, David Stuart, 1946- author.

The devil's promise

Dec 24, 2014
The Devil in music by Ross, Kate.

The Devil in music

Dec 24, 2014
Death of a liar by Beaton, M. C.

Death of a liar

"Sergeant Hamish Macbeth is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small village of Cronish in the Scottish Highlands. She has been brutally attacked and the criminal is on the loose. But upon further investigation, Hamish discovers that she waslying about the crime. So when the same woman calls him back about an intruder, he simply marvels at her compulsion to lie. This time, though, she is telling the truth. Her body is found in her home and Hamish must sort through all of her lies to

Dec 24, 2014
Darned if you do by Ferris, Monica.

Darned if you do

"The USA Today bestselling Needlecraft Mysteries have shown that when it comes to murder, Betsy Devonshire, owner of the Crewel World needlework shop, doesn't mess around. But when a local hoarder is murdered, she'll need all her wits to dig a new friendout of a heap of trouble... After a tree falls on Tom Riordan's house, landing him in the hospital, the police discover a mountain of junk piled high in his home. Locals in Excelsior, Minnesota--including Betsy and her Crewel World Monday Bunch--

Dec 24, 2014
Corpse with the silver tongue by Ace, Cathy

Corpse with the silver tongue

Dec 24, 2014
Corpse with the golden nose by Ace, Cathy

Corpse with the golden nose

Dec 24, 2014
The cat, the devil, the last escape - a novel by Murphy, Shirley Rousseau.

The cat, the devil, the last escape - a novel

"A ghost cat, the Devil, a deceitful criminal, a father framed for murder, and a vulnerable young girl combine in this magical tale from the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of the Joe Grey feline mysteries, Shirley Rousseau Murphy, and her husband Pat J.J. Murphy. The Devil has been up to no good. Brad Falon, one of Satan's longtime puppets, orchestrated a deadly robbery and set up his old friend Morgan Blake to take the fall. Now, Morgan has been sentenced to life in prison, and hi

Dec 24, 2014