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Girl waits with gun by Stewart, Amy.

Girl waits with gun

Aug 2, 2015
Encore by Koetting, Alexis

Encore

Aug 2, 2015
The Dungeon House by Edwards, Martin

The Dungeon House

Aug 2, 2015
The drowning ground - a novel by Marrison, James, author.

The drowning ground - a novel

Chief Inspector Guillermo Downes, a native of Argentina now heading up the police department in the Cotswolds, investigates the disappearance of a young girl and the possible connection to the death of a local man who was suspected of killing his wife.

Aug 2, 2015
The drowned boy by Fossum, Karin, 1954- author.

The drowned boy

"A new addition to the captivating Inspector Sejer series, the first since The Caller, from Norway's finest crime writer Carmen and Nicolai failed to resuscitate their son, Tommy, after finding him floating in their backyard pond. When Inspector Skarrearrives on the scene, Carmen reports that Tommy, a healthy toddler with Down syndrome, wandered into the garden while Nicolai was working in the basement and she was cleaning the house. Skarre senses something is off with Carmen's story and consu

Aug 2, 2015
Mycroft Holmes by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem/ Waterhouse, Anna

Mycroft Holmes

Aug 2, 2015
The Monet Murders - A Mystery by Mort, Terry

The Monet Murders - A Mystery

Aug 2, 2015
Rising tide by Ryan, Patricia Twomey, 1946- author.

Rising tide

While at a coastal resort in Aruba to attend a wedding, Emily Harrington is plunged into danger when a young girl's body washes up on the resort's beach wearing Emily's gold bracelet.

Aug 2, 2015
Purebred dead by Delaney, Kathleen, author.

Purebred dead

Pillar of the community, Mary McGill has a finger in every pie, a place on every committee. She's the one the townsfolk can count on when they need help. Everything Mary organizes runs smoothly - apart, that is, from the town's traditional Christmas pageant. For the festivities are rudely interrupted by the discovery of a blood-stained corpse lying in the manger. Cowering beside the body is a small black-and-white puppy. Two local children report seeing a shadowy figure fleeing from the scene -

Aug 2, 2015
Sense of deception - a psychic eye mystery by Laurie, Victoria, author.

Sense of deception - a psychic eye mystery

Meeting a woman who has been wrongly sentenced to death for murder, Abby races to identify the real killer among numerous suspects.

Aug 2, 2015
The royal assassin by Parker, Kate, 1949-

The royal assassin

When the Duke of Blackford enters her bookstore, Georgia know the Archivist Society is in need of her services. The tsar of Russia and his family are visiting Queen Victoria on the auspices of the engagement of the Russian princess Kira to the son of the queen's cousin. When Kira's bodyguard is found dead on a train returning from Scotland, the queen calls on Blackford to discreetly protect the princess and prevent an international incident.

Aug 2, 2015
Fast shuffle by Black, David, 1945- author.

Fast shuffle

"Harry Dickinson is a used car salesman who dreams of being a private detective. His girlfriend, Friday, finds this charming, though she warns him not to get carried away. The local cops are becoming fed up with him. His sister and brother-in-law think he's unstable and too old for such fantasies. They want him locked up. When Harry stumbles upon the case of a missing woman, he decides to investigate. However, the situation is far more complex-and more dangerous-than he imagines. Turning to the

Aug 2, 2015
Never Look Down by Easley, Warren C.

Never Look Down

Aug 2, 2015
The nature of the beast by Penny, Louise.

The nature of the beast

When a young boy prone to crying wolf goes missing, village newcomers Armand and Reine-Marie Gamache join a frantic search for the child only to stumble on a community secret about a long-ago betrayal and murder.

Aug 2, 2015
Margaret Truman's internship in murder by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Margaret Truman's internship in murder

"Laura is a young intern in Washington, D.C., working for handsome and likable Congressman Hal Gannon. Laura falls for the charming Gannon, but when she catches a stewardess at Gannon's apartment, she vows to destroy him. Private investigator Robert Brixton is a former cop who has also worked for the FBI. When Laura goes missing, Brixton is hired by Laura's family to gain insight into the case that the police might have missed. Brixton tracks down rumors about Gannon--a staunchly moral "family a

Aug 2, 2015
Death of an Airman by Sprigg, Christopher St. John

Death of an Airman

Aug 2, 2015
Down among the dead men - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter, author.

Down among the dead men - a Peter Diamond investigation

In a Sussex town on the southeast coast of England, a widely disliked art teacher at a posh private girls' school disappears without explanation. Meanwhile, detective Peter Diamond finds himself in Sussex, much against his wishes. His irritating and often obtuse supervisor, Assistant Chief Constable Georgina Dallymore, has made Diamond accompany her on a Home Office internal investigation. A Sussex detective has been suspended for failing to follow up on DNA evidence that linked a relative to a

Aug 2, 2015
The Devil's Monk by Fraser, Sara.

The Devil's Monk

An intriguing 19th Century historical mystery. July, 1829. When a female corpse, dressed in male clothing, is discovered lying in a haystack in the Worcestershire countryside, rumour and superstition abound. For the sighting of a man in white robes fleeing from the scene leads to suspicion that the 'Devil's Monk' is responsible for the crime. According to local legend, this vengeful apparition appears at intervals to molest and kill. Constable Thomas Potts is dismissive of the rumours - but with

Aug 2, 2015
Daughter of ashes by Talley, Marcia Dutton, 1943- author.

Daughter of ashes

Is a tragic discovery from the past triggering a number of shocking present-day events? When Hannah loses out on the cottage of her dreams because of an unscrupulous real estate agent, she and her husband, Paul, buy a fixer-upper instead. But contractors restoring the chimney soon make a tragic discovery: the mummified body of an infant. Hannah, already researching the history of her home in the county archives, is searching for clues to the dead infant's identity when more shocking events occur

Aug 2, 2015
Crooked herring by Tyler, L. C.

Crooked herring

Aug 2, 2015