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Death by tea by Erickson, Alex.

Death by tea

Nov 30, 2015
Chef Maurice and a spot of truffle by Lang, J. A., author.

Chef Maurice and a spot of truffle

"It's autumn in the Cotswolds, and Chef Maurice is facing a problem of mushrooming proportion. Not only has his wild herb and mushroom supplier, Ollie Meadows, missed his weekly delivery - he's missing vital signs too, when he turns up dead in the woods near Beakley village. Soon, Chef Maurice is up to his nose in some seriously rotten business - complete with threatening notes, a pignapping, and an extremely well-catered stake-out. Can he solve Ollie's murder before his home-made investigation

Nov 30, 2015
Crucifixion Creek - a Belltree mystery by Maitland, Barry, author

Crucifixion Creek - a Belltree mystery

"A meth-addicted biker shoots a woman during a police siege. An elderly couple commit suicide on the terrace of their favorite cafe´. An unidentified white male is stabbed to death in the street. For Sydney homicide detective Harry Belltree, not long out of the military and a grueling tour of Afghanistan, these three deaths appear to be just another day at the office. Until, that is, he identifies the stabbing victim as his own brother-in-law Greg, and journalist Kelly Pool suggests there's a li

Nov 30, 2015
Crowned and moldering by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Crowned and moldering

Shannon is happy to help her beau, Mac Sullivan, renovate his historic lighthouse mansion but work grinds to a halt when the reamains of a missing young woman are found.

Nov 30, 2015
A deceptive clarity by Elkins, Aaron J.

A deceptive clarity

Nov 30, 2015
Death takes priority by Flowers, Jean, 1937- author.

Death takes priority

After the death of her aunt and being dumped by her fiance´, Cassie Miller returns to her small hometown in the Berkshires. When somebody breaks into the post office where she works and an unidentified body is found in the woods, Cassie finds hereself drawn into the case.

Nov 30, 2015
All dressed in white - an under suspicion novel by Clark, Mary Higgins.

All dressed in white - an under suspicion novel

"The second thrilling novel in the New York Times bestselling Under Suspicion series following The Cinderella Murder, featuring intrepid television producer Laurie Moran as she investigates the case of a missing bride. Five years ago Amanda Pierce was excitedly preparing to marry her college sweetheart in a lavish ceremony at The Grand Victoria Hotel in Palm Beach. Then, with their guests and families on site, Amanda disappeared. In present-day New York City, Laurie Moran realizes a missing br

Nov 30, 2015
Born in a burial gown by Craven, Mike.

Born in a burial gown

"Detective Inspector Avison Fluke is a man on the edge. He has committed a crime to get back to work, concealed a debilitating illness, and is about to be made homeless. Just as he thinks things can’t get any worse, the body of a young woman is found buried on a wet, Cumbrian building site. Shot once in the back of the head, execution style, it is a cold, calculated murder. When the post-mortem reveals she has gone to significant expense in disguising her appearance, and the only clue to her ide

Nov 30, 2015
Away in a manger by Bowen, Rhys.

Away in a manger

"It's Christmastime in 1905 New York City, and for once, Molly Murphy Sullivan is looking forward to the approaching holidays. She has a family of her own now: she and Daniel have a baby son and twelve-year-old Bridie is living with them as their ward. As Molly and the children listen to carolers in the street, they hear a lovely voice, the voice of an angel, and see a beggar girl huddled in a doorway, singing "Away in a Manger." Bridie is touched by the girl's ragged clothes and wants to help h

Nov 30, 2015
A Christmas escape - a novel by Perry, Anne, author.

A Christmas escape - a novel

"A Christmas Escape ... transports us to the Mediterranean island of Stromboli for an unconventional Yuletide adventure--and an unforgettable volcanic encounter."--

Nov 30, 2015
Art and murder by Easton, Don, author.

Art and murder

"Jack Taggart is out for justice, and just a little revenge, when he goes undercover as a pimp to hunt down the murderer of a cop to whom he owes an everlasting debt of gratitude. Embroiled in a mysterious international crime syndicate, for once Taggart might be in over his head."

Nov 30, 2015
Death comes to Kurland Hall by Lloyd, Catherine, 1963- author.

Death comes to Kurland Hall

Returning to Kurland St. Mary to help with a friend's wedding, Lucy Harrington is dismayed at the presence of Major Robert Kurland, but calls a truce with him when Mrs. Chingford, a meddling widow who had set her sights on Lucy's father, is found dead at the bottom of a staircase.

Nov 30, 2015
The chocolate falcon fraud - a chocoholic mystery by Carl, JoAnna, author.

The chocolate falcon fraud - a chocoholic mystery

"The Warner Pier tourism board is kicking off its Tough Guys and Private Eyes film festival with The Maltese Falcon, and Lee Woodyard and her Aunt Nettie are preparing a delicious chocolate noir tie-in at TenHuis Chocolade. What Lee isn't prepared for is a face from the past: Jeff Godfrey, her former stepson...Then Jeff goes missing, the Falcon theme is haunting everyone, and a body falls at Lee's feet when she opens the front door just like in the movie."--

Nov 30, 2015
Eyes full of empty by Guez, Jérémie, author.

Eyes full of empty

"Idir, the protagonist, an immigrant's son with a university education and rich friends, follows his own code of honor and the result is a new Paris Noir"--

Nov 30, 2015
Sherlock Holmes - the stuff of nightmares by Lovegrove, James, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the stuff of nightmares

Overview: It's the autumn of 1890, and a spate of bombings has hit London. The newspapers are full of fevered speculation about anarchists, anti-monarchists and Fenians. But one man suspects an even more sinister hand behind the violence. Sherlock Holmes believes Professor Moriarty is orchestrating a nationwide campaign of terror, but to what end? At the same time, a bizarrely garbed figure has been spotted on the rooftops and in the grimy back alleys of the capital. He moves with the extraor

Nov 30, 2015
The sundown speech - an Amos Walker novel by Estleman, Loren D., author.

The sundown speech - an Amos Walker novel

"Amos Walker is hired by Helen and Dante Gunner, a bohemian Ann Arbor couple, to find Jerry Marcus, a film director who has disappeared with their investment money. It's one of Walker's easiest jobs to date. In just a few short hours, Walker locates Marcus in his bedroom...murdered, his body shoved into a cupboard, a bullet through his head. This case is opened and shut quickly, but Walker can't quite let it go. When Dante is arrested for the murder Walker finds himself again in Helen's employ,

Nov 30, 2015
The Sicilian wife - a novel by Edwards, Caterina, 1948-, author.

The Sicilian wife - a novel

Nov 30, 2015
Honor above all by Bard-Collins, J., author.

Honor above all

"Pinkerton agent Garrett Lyons arrives in Chicago in 1882 to solve the murder of his partner. He enlists the help of his friend, architect Louis Sullivan, and becomes involved in the race to build one of the first skyscrapers"--

Nov 30, 2015
The fruitcake murders by Collins, Ace.

The fruitcake murders

Fruitcakes never die...but people do!

Nov 30, 2015
Marked off by Cameron, Don (Irish fiction writer)

Marked off

"In a leafy suburb of Dublin in the height of mid-Summer, the brutal and shocking murder of a local woman is the last thing that anyone expects. What is more unexpected is that this murder will only be the first of many. Detective Danny O'Neill is led on a trail of false clues, lies and corruption, where the only thing he seems to be able to find are dead ends. As O'Neill tries to come to terms with a painful past, we realize that this is more than a hunt for a wanted man: it is a hunt for redem

Nov 30, 2015