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Assault and pepper by Budewitz, Leslie, author.

Assault and pepper

"Spice and tea shop owner Pepper Reece finds herself steeped in a murder investigation when a panhandler named Doc is found dead on her store's doorstep and her employee, Tory Finch, is accused of the crime."--

Mar 31, 2015
The big nowhere by Ellroy, James, 1948-

The big nowhere

Set in Los Angeles in the 1950s as the Red scare blazes, three men--an unheeded deputy, an opportunist D.A.'s assistant, and a high-rolling pimp--become immersed in a nightmarish reality.

Mar 31, 2015
The angel court affair - a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel by Perry, Anne.

The angel court affair - a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel

"When Thomas Pitt is tasked with playing bodyguard to Sofia Delacruz, a young and controversial British preacher who has been living in Spain and has returned to England on a mysterious errand, he thinks it's a waste of Special Branch's time and resources. But when kidnappers manage to reach Sofia murdering two of her companions in the process. Pitt learns that the message the lovely evangelist was meant to deliver was far more urgent than he knew. With his career on the line, he races to unrave

Mar 31, 2015
Bite the biscuit by Johnston, Linda O.

Bite the biscuit

Mar 31, 2015
12 Rose Street by Bowen, Gail

12 Rose Street

Mar 31, 2015
Barrington Street blues - a mystery by Emery, Anne.

Barrington Street blues - a mystery

Two men are found dead of gunshot wounds outside a seedy bar on Barrington Street. The police declare it a murder-suicide, but bluesman/lawyer Monty Collins suspects it's a double murder. Helped by his friend, Father Brennan Burke, and hindered by his femme fatale law partner, Felicia Morgan, Monty explores the dark side of Halifax society--hookers, drug addicts, boozers, gamblers, and people desperate to cover up a series of parties that got way out of hand. Monty's investigations lead him to a

Mar 31, 2015
Anatomy of Evil - A Barker and Llewellyn Novel by Thomas, Will

Anatomy of Evil - A Barker and Llewellyn Novel

Mar 31, 2015
Aftermath by Robinson, Peter, 1950-

Aftermath

"Inspector Allan Banks is swamped with the aftermath of the horrific murder of five teenaged girls, while trying to cope with his divorce, his subordinates and the killer's wife, who might be hiding a lot more than she let on."--

Mar 31, 2015
Artifact by Pandian, Gigi

Artifact

Mar 31, 2015
And sometimes I wonder about you / A Mystery by Mosley, Walter.

And sometimes I wonder about you / A Mystery

Mar 31, 2015
Whiskers of the lion - an Amish-country mystery by Gaus, Paul L.

Whiskers of the lion - an Amish-country mystery

" P. L. Gaus's widely praised Amish-Country Mysteries continue to "probe the tension between the self-reliance of the Amish world and the urgencies of the English world" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). In Whiskers of the Lion, Sheriff Bruce Robertson is charged with finding a young Amish woman on the run from a murderous drug ring so she can testify in federal court. Wrestling with a recurring childhood nightmare of a deadly lion, the Holmes County sheriff finds himself torn between allegiance

Mar 31, 2015
Who buries the dead - a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery by Harris, C. S., author.

Who buries the dead - a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery

"London, 1813. The vicious decapitation of Stanley Preston, a wealthy, socially ambitious plantation owner, at Bloody Bridge draws Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, into a macabre and increasingly perilous investigation. The discovery near the body of an aged lead coffin strap bearing the inscription KING CHARLES, 1648 suggests a link between this killing and the beheading of the deposed seventeenth-century Stuart monarch. Equally troubling, the victim's kinship to the current Home Secretary d

Mar 31, 2015
What the fly saw by Bailey, Frankie Y., author.

What the fly saw

Albany, New York, January 2020 The morning after a blizzard that shut down the city, funeral director Kevin Novak is found dead in the basement of his funeral home. The arrow sticking out of his chest came from his own hunting bow. A loving husband and father and an active member of a local megachurch, Novak had no known enemies. His family and friends say he had been depressed because his best friend died suddenly of a heart attack and Novak blamed himself. But what does his guilt have to do wi

Mar 31, 2015
A wee murder in my shop by Stewart, Fran, 1947- author.

A wee murder in my shop

Hamelin, Vermont, isn't the most likely place for bagpipes and tartan, but at Peggy Winn's ScotShop, business is booming... While on a transatlantic hunt for some authentic wares to sell at her shop, Peggy is looking to forget her troubles by digging through the hidden treasures of the Scottish Highlands. With so many enchanting items on sale, Peggy can't resist buying a beautiful old tartan shawl. But once she wraps it around her shoulders, she discovers that her purchase comes with a hidden fe

Mar 31, 2015
Cover her face - [an Adam Dalgliesh mystery] by James, P. D., author.

Cover her face - [an Adam Dalgliesh mystery]

"When headstrong and beautiful housemaid Sally Jupp is found strangled in her bed behind a bolted door, Detective Chief-Inspector Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must unmask her killer from a houseful of suspects--most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. Each new clue he uncovers leads to a dramatic twist in this ingeniously plotted mystery"--Cover page 4.

Mar 31, 2015
Borrowed crime by Cass, Laurie, author.

Borrowed crime

When Minnie loses a grant that was supposed to keep the bookmobile running, she's worried her pet project could come to its final page. But she's determined to keep her patrons -- and Eddie's fans --happy and well read. She just needs her boss, Stephen to see things her way, and make sure he doesn't see Eddie. The library director doesn't exactly know about the bookmobile's furry co-pilot.

Mar 31, 2015
The buried life by Patel, Carrie, author.

The buried life

"The gaslight and shadows of the underground city of Recoletta hide secrets and lies. When Inspector Liesl Malone investigates the murder of a renowned historian, she finds herself stonewalled by the all-powerful Directorate of Preservation - Recoletta's top-secret historical research facility. When a second high-profile murder threatens the very fabric of city society, Malone and her rookie partner Rafe Sundar must tread carefully, lest they fall victim to not only the criminals they seek, but

Mar 31, 2015
Bye, Bye Love by Larsen, K. J.

Bye, Bye Love

Mar 31, 2015
Blood Sweep by Havill, Steven F.

Blood Sweep

Mar 31, 2015
Cat out of hell by Truss, Lynne.

Cat out of hell

"For people who both love and hate cats comes the tale of Alec Charlesworth, a librarian who finds himself suddenly alone: he’s lost his job, his beloved wife has just died, and to top it all off, his sister has disappeared. Overcome by grief, he stands in his sister’s kitchen staring at the only witness to what’s happened to her – her cat, Roger. Who then speaks to him. It takes a while for Alec to realize he’s not gone mad from grief, that the cat is actually speaking . . . and that much of wh

Mar 31, 2015