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A sense of entitlement by Loan-Wilsey, Anna, author.

A sense of entitlement

When her job takes her to Newport, Rhode Island, traveling secretary and intrepid sleuth Hattie Davish finds herself in the middle of a labor dispute that results in the murder of the town's wealthiest resident, forcing her to employ her keen skills of detection to catch a killer amongst the town's gentry. Original.

Jul 30, 2015
Drawing fire by Cantore, Janice, author.

Drawing fire

Homicide Detective Abby Hart's parents were murdered and the restaurant they owned set on fire while she was inside-- and only six years old. When an elderly woman with ties to Abby's past becomes a victim of a possible serial killer stalking elderly women in her jurisdiction, the only link is Luke Murphy, an irritating private investigator who saw a suspect flee the latest scene. Together they delve deep into the past to find out what happened-- and how they can right the injustices that have

Jul 30, 2015
Death assemblage by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Death assemblage

Frankie MacFarlane visits Pair-a-Dice, Nevada to study rocks for her geology dissertation, but gets involved in a mystery when two recent murders seem tied to ancient violence that she's discovered in her geological research.

Jul 30, 2015
Brush back by Paretsky, Sara, author.

Brush back

Reluctantly agreeing to help when an old boyfriend asks her to exonerate his mother for the murder of his sister, V. I. Warshawski is forced to confront ugly politics and violent elements in her hometown.

Jul 30, 2015
Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C.

Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery

"When therapist Jill Davent moved to the village of Carsely, Agatha Raisin was not a fan. Not only was this therapist romancing Agatha's ex-husband but she dug up details of Agatha's not-too-glamorous origins. Jill also counsels a woman, Gwen Simple, that Agatha firmly believes assisted her son in some grisly murders, although there is no proof. Not one to keep her feelings to herself, Agatha tells anyone that would listen that Jill is a charlatan and better off dead. Agatha could only sigh with

Jul 30, 2015
Hair of the dog - a Dan Mahoney mystery by Slater, Susan, 1942- author.

Hair of the dog - a Dan Mahoney mystery

It sounds like some work and mostly play when United Life and Casualty sends its investigator Dan Mahoney to Florida. Five greyhounds--all heavily insured--were lost in a fire at the Daytona dog track. So simple. Five dogs dead by smoke inhalation, bagged, tagged,and cremated. Papers all in order. Ashes in specialty urns on the desk of Dixie Halifax, track and casino co-owner. In jail, a young employee charged with arson to cover a murder he's blamed for committing. Then the body of kennel owner

Jul 30, 2015
The Pink Pony by Cutter, Charles

The Pink Pony

Jul 30, 2015
Unleashed - a Kate Turner, DVM, mystery by Brady, Eileen (Veterinarian), author.

Unleashed - a Kate Turner, DVM, mystery

Dr. Kate Turner is happy with her new life in Oak Falls in upstate New York. Working as a relief veterinarian at a small house-call practice, she truly enjoys helping her patients. All that changes when client Claire Birnham is found dead, an apparent suicide. A talented artist, Claire had everything to live for: new job, Manhattan apartment, her Cairn terrier, Toto. As feisty as the Wizard of Oz's Toto, he and Claire were devoted to each other. Kate can't imagine Claire simply abandoning her pe

Jul 30, 2015
Speaking in bones - a novel by Reichs, Kathy, author.

Speaking in bones - a novel

"Hazel 'Lucky' Strike--a strident amateur detective who mines the Internet for cold cases--comes to Brennan with a tape recording of an unknown girl being held prisoner and terrorized. Strike is convinced the voice is that of eighteen-year-old Cora Teague, who went missing more than three years earlier. Strike is also certain that the teenager's remains are gathering dust in Temperance Brennan's lab. Brennan has doubts about working with a self-styled websleuth, but when the evidence seems to ad

Jul 30, 2015
The redeemers by Atkins, Ace, author.

The redeemers

Provided by publisher.

Jul 30, 2015
Clandestine - a St-Cyr and Kohler mystery by Janes, J. Robert (Joseph Robert), 1935- author.

Clandestine - a St-Cyr and Kohler mystery

The last time Jean-Louis St-Cyr visited the ruins of this ancient abbey, during one of the bloodiest campaigns of the Great War, a sniper nearly killed him. Three decades later, death has brought him here again. Ever since the German occupation of France, the chief inspector has worked alongside German detective inspector Hermann Kohler, solving crimes too common to pique the Gestapo's interest. Now, during the fall of 1943, the war is going badly for the Third Reich, but conflicts continue to p

Jul 30, 2015
Believe no one by Garrett, A. D., author.

Believe no one

Detective Chief Inspector Kate Simms is in the United States on sabbatical with St Louis PD. She is working with a 'method swap' team, reviewing cold cases, sharing expertise. Forensic expert Professor Nick Fennimore also happens to be in the States on a book tour and is engineering his trip to get down to St Louis--the last thing Simms wants . . . But a call for help from a sheriff's deputy in Oklahoma distracts the professor: a mother dead, her child gone. Fennimore's quick mind rapidly gets t

Jul 30, 2015
Is fat Bob dead yet? - a novel by Dobyns, Stephen, 1941-

Is fat Bob dead yet? - a novel

Jul 30, 2015
The man who fell from the sky by Coel, Margaret, 1937-

The man who fell from the sky

Jul 30, 2015
The white ghost by Benn, James R.

The white ghost

"1943: In the midst of the brutal, hard-fought Solomon Islands campaign between the Allies and the Japanese forces, Lieutenant Billy Boyle receives an odd assignment: he's sent by the powerful Kennedy family to investigate a murder in which PT skipper (and future president) Jack Kennedy has been implicated. The victim is a native coastwatcher, an allied intelligence operative, whom Kennedy discovered on the island of Tulagi with his head bashed in. That's Kennedy's story, anyhow. Kennedy was re

Jul 30, 2015
Vienna by Kirby, William S., 1964-

Vienna

"It started as nothing more than a one-night stand. Justine is an A-list fashion model on a photo shoot in Europe. Adored by half the world, she can have whomever she wants, but she's never met anyone like the strange English girl whose bed she wakes upin one morning. Vienna is an autistic savant, adrift in a world of overwhelming patterns and connections only she can see. Socially awkward and inexperienced, she's never been with anyone before, let alone a glamorous supermodel enmeshed in a web

Jul 30, 2015
Last ragged breath by Keller, Julia.

Last ragged breath

A tale inspired by a true event in West Virginia history finds prosecuting attorney Bell Elkins struggling to discover the truth when a survivor of the 1972 Buffalo Creek disaster is implicated in the murder of a development-company president.

Jul 30, 2015
Lake of fire by Stevens, Mark, 1954-

Lake of fire

Jul 30, 2015
The Kiskadee of Death by Dunlap, Jan

The Kiskadee of Death

Jul 30, 2015
The Killing Room - A Mystery in Florence by Kent, Christobel

The Killing Room - A Mystery in Florence

Jul 30, 2015