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All dressed up and no place to haunt by Pressey, Rose, author.

All dressed up and no place to haunt

While providing authentic period outfits for a film being shot on a historic plantation, vintage clothing store owner Cookie Chanel finds herself starring in a real-life murder mystery in which she must rely on the supernatural support of her psychic cat to find a killer among a cast of suspects.

Jun 30, 2015
The Confessors' Club - a Dek Elstrom mystery by Fredrickson, Jack, author.

The Confessors' Club - a Dek Elstrom mystery

Men are dying in Chicago. Not ordinary men, but rich men, powerful men, men who control the city. They are being murdered, quietly, skilfully. Dek Elstrom's ex-father-in-law, a major player in everything Chicago, is likely to be one of them. Amanda, Dek's ex-wife, wants him to investigate. Dek doesn't want this case -- but Amanda persists, and Dek finally agrees, because that's what he always does with Amanda. He learns quickly that Amanda's father is lying. The man knows plenty and is talking a

Jun 30, 2015
Bodice of evidence by Parra, Nancy J., author.

Bodice of evidence

"Pepper's new wedding proposal planning business, Perfect Proposals, seems like a perfect fit. If only shopping for her sister Felicity's bridal gown could be so simple. After a long day of lace, tulle, and tears, Pepper, Felicity, and their mother pull it together to try one last bridal boutique. Maybe they'll be surprised. And indeed they are--when they enter a deserted shop and soon discover the owner of the boutique slain in the alley out back. Distressed by their proximity to the crime, Pep

Jun 30, 2015
Bubba done it by Toussaint, Maggie.

Bubba done it

"Baxley Powell's pet-sitting and landscaping businesses take a back seat to her success as a police consultant, where her dreamwalking talent for talking to the dead helps solve murders. Baxley is riding with the sheriff when the 911 call comes in - a stabbing in a swanky neighborhood. She's stunned to see a knife in the victim's chest at the crime scene. With his last breath, the bank president whispers, "Bubba done it." Unfortunately, Sinclair County, Georgia, is chock full of Bubbas, four of

Jun 30, 2015
The Devil's seal - a mystery of ancient Ireland by Tremayne, Peter.

The Devil's seal - a mystery of ancient Ireland

When a local abbess is murdered, Fidelma of Cashel and her companion Eadulf are called to investigate.

Jun 30, 2015
Corpse flower by Ferris, Gloria.

Corpse flower

Jun 30, 2015
The bad actor by Ebisch, Glen Albert, 1946-

The bad actor

Jun 30, 2015
The art of deception by Pearson, Ridley.

The art of deception

Investigating the death of a woman who was pushed off a bridge, Lou Boldt joins forces with Daphne Matthews to follow a trail through Seattle's underworld and finds evidence linking the murder to a case he is already following.

Jun 30, 2015
Bushel full of murder by Shelton, Paige.

Bushel full of murder

"This summer, Becca is looking forward to selling her delicious jams and preserves, but things are changing fast at the farmers' market. A fleet of food trucks has arrived for a two week visit, peddling cupcakes, tacos, chicken wings, and more--including a gourmet hot dog truck operated by Becca's own cousin, Peyton. Tensions between truck operators and market vendors over their required licenses reach a crescendo when the town's business manager is murdered. With Peyton already under suspicion

Jun 30, 2015
Death in Brittany by Bannalec, Jean-Luc, 1966- author.

Death in Brittany

"Commissaire Georges Dupin, a Parisian-born caffeine junkie recently relocated from the glamour of Paris to the remote (if picturesque) Breton coast, is not happy when he is dragged from his morning croissant and coffee to the scene of a curious murder. The local village of Pont-Aven--a sleepy community by the sea where everyone knows one other and nothing much seems to happen--is in shock. The legendary ninety-one-year-old hotelier Pierre-Louis Pennec, owner of the Central Hotel, has been found

Jun 30, 2015
A deadly brew by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

A deadly brew

"In the winter of 1353, torrential rains are spreading fever to the poor and making travel especially hazardous along the town’s outlaw-infested roads. Then three members of the University die by drinking poisoned wine. College physician Matthew Bartholomew would rather not get involved in the investigation, but when his life is threatened, he stumbles on criminal activities that implicate friends, relatives, and colleagues—a deadly brew of evil intent."--

Jun 30, 2015
Dead certainty by Wilson, Glenis.

Dead certainty

A fast-paced mystery set in the cut-throat world of horse-racing: the first in the brand-new Harry Radcliffe series.

Jun 30, 2015
Death of a gossip by Beaton, M. C.

Death of a gossip

Lady Jane Winters, society widow and gossip, is found dead at an angling school in Scotland. Who wouldn't want her shrills silenced? Local policeman, Hamish Macbeth is suspicious. With the inspiring aid of Priscilla Halburton-Smythe, Hamish pursues the case.

Jun 30, 2015
Corrupted memory - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962-

Corrupted memory - a Tucker mystery

Jun 30, 2015
Collared for murder by Knox, Annie, author.

Collared for murder

"The Midwestern Cat Fanciers' Organization is bringing its annual weeklong retreat to Merryville, Minnesota. While that's perfect for Izzy's business, it unleashes headaches for everyone else. The event has lots of workshops on the care and breeding of cats, and it culminates in a cat show with a fabulous prize--a platinum collar dangle worth some big bucks. Cattiness, of course, ensues. But the claws really come out after the prize disappears, and the wealthy director, Phillip Denford, is done

Jun 30, 2015
Dead soon enough - a Juniper Song mystery by Cha, Steph.

Dead soon enough - a Juniper Song mystery

Jun 30, 2015
The dead assassin - the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Entwistle, Vaughn.

The dead assassin - the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

"1895. Victorian England trembles on the verge of hysteria. Terrorist bombs are detonating around the Capitol and every foreigner is suspected of being an Anarchist lurking beneath a cape. Dr. Arthur Conan Doyle is summoned to the scene of a gruesome crime that has baffled and outraged Scotland Yard's best. A senior member of Her Majesty's government has been brutally murdered, and the body of his attacker lies close by--riddled with bullets. More perplexing, one of the attending detectives reco

Jun 30, 2015
Crooked herring by Tyler, L. C.

Crooked herring

Jun 30, 2015
The darkness rolling by Blevins, Winfred, author.

The darkness rolling

"Upon his return from World War II, Seaman Yazzie Goldman realizes that not much has changed at his family's trading post in Monument Valley--and yet everything is different ... [Yazzie's mother] Nizhoni is thrilled that Yazzie has returned to help bring the trading post back to prosperity. Excitement comes from the nearby filming of a John Ford movie starring Henry Fonda. Director Ford enlists the tall, strong, half-Navajo and half-Jewish Yazzie to serve as a translator, and as a bodyguard for

Jun 30, 2015
Death of a chocolate cheater - a food festival mystery by Pike, Penny, author.

Death of a chocolate cheater - a food festival mystery

"At this year's chocolate festival, Darcy and her Aunt Abby hope to win the $10,000 prize in the chocolate contest with Aunt Abby's taste sensation: the chocolate raspberry whoopee pie. A little friendly competition from Darcy's sometime-beau Jake Miller, who plans to enter with his chocolate cream puff delight, only sweetens the deal. But things get sticky when one of the judges, Polly Montgomery, is taken out of commission--permanently. The suspects include every contestant with reason to beli

Jun 30, 2015