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Between the living and the dead by Crider, Bill, 1941-

Between the living and the dead

Life is never easy for Texas Sheriff Dan Rhodes. When he is called in the middle of the night to investigate gunshots at a haunted house, Rhodes finds the body of meth dealer Neil Foshee. Recently released from jail, Foshee has his fair share of potential murderers, including former girlfriend Vicki, her new boyfriend, the nephew of Clearview's mayor, and Foshee's criminal cousins Earl and Louie. Complicating matters is Seepy Benton, the community college math professor who has a new summer job.

Aug 28, 2015
The big bitch - a Jackson "Doc" Holiday mystery by Lang, John Patrick.

The big bitch - a Jackson "Doc" Holiday mystery

"Private Eye Jackson “Doc” Holiday investigates fraud, a crime he knows intimately. He was once a respected and successful mortgage banker who laundered more than 100 million dollars in dirty money. Although never convicted, he has been blackballed from banking. After his drinking buddy, a Catholic priest named Jesus Cortez, is shot dead in the driveway of Doc’s Berkeley home, he sets out to find his killer. The case takes him in search of an old confederate in Portland, where he begins to suspe

Aug 28, 2015
In the dark places - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950- author.

In the dark places - an Inspector Banks novel

"As Banks and his team follow what few clues they have, desperate to find the missing boy, who holds the key to the puzzle, they find themselves branching out in different directions. As the end game becomes a race against time, even Banks's team isn't safe from the rage of the hunted animal"--

Aug 28, 2015
The beat goes on - the complete Rebus stories by Rankin, Ian, author.

The beat goes on - the complete Rebus stories

"Brilliant, irascible and frequently frustrating to both his friends and his long-suffering bosses, John Rebus has made the dark places of Edinburgh his home for over two decades. THE BEAT GOES ON collects all of Ian Rankin's Rebus short stories for the first time, including two never-before published tales written specifically for this collection. From his beginnings as a young Detective Constable in "Dead and Buried," right up to his dramatic, but not quite final, retirement in "The Very Last

Aug 28, 2015
Twenty-eight and a half wishes by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Twenty-eight and a half wishes

For Rose Gardner, working at the DMV on a Friday afternoon is bad even before she sees a vision of herself dead. She's had plenty of visions, usually boring ones like someone's toilet's overflowed, but she's never seen one of herself before. When her overbearing momma winds up murdered on her sofa instead, two things are certain: there isn't enough hydrogen peroxide in the state of Arkansas to get that stain out, and Rose is the prime suspect. Rose realizes she's wasted twenty-four years of livi

Aug 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2015
Crooked herring by Tyler, L. C.

Crooked herring

Aug 28, 2015
Code grey by Simon, Clea, author.

Code grey

Did a down on his luck former student steal a priceless book? Grad student and cat lover Dulcie Schwartz thinks not - and she sets out to prove it It's spring break, and Dulcie Schwartz has stayed behind in almost-deserted Cambridge, Massachusetts to concentrate on her thesis. But when a former student turned vagrant, Jeremy Mumbles, is found injured, with a valuable missing book clutched in his arms, Dulcie can't seem to let it go. What was he doing with the book? And why has it turned up after

Aug 28, 2015
Twenty-nine and a Half Reasons by Swank, Denise Grover

Twenty-nine and a Half Reasons

Aug 28, 2015
The Third Place by Jones, J. Sydney

The Third Place

Aug 28, 2015
Stone Cold Case - A Rock Shop Mystery by Dilts, Catherine

Stone Cold Case - A Rock Shop Mystery

Aug 28, 2015
The Stages by Satterlee, Thom

The Stages

Aug 28, 2015
The Sicilian Wife by Edwards, Caterina

The Sicilian Wife

Aug 28, 2015
Shepherd's crook by Boneham, Sheila Webster, 1952.

Shepherd's crook

Aug 28, 2015
The burying ground - a Thaddeus Lewis mystery by Kellough, Janet, author.

The burying ground - a Thaddeus Lewis mystery

"Someone is digging up the graves at the Strangers' Burying Ground in Toronto--the final resting place of criminals, vagrants, indigents, and alcoholics--and the only person who seems to care is the sexton, Morgan Spicer. The authorities are unconcerned; after all, for years the growing village of Yorkville has been clamouring to have the bodies moved and the Burying Ground closed. The distraught Spicer enlists the aid of his old friend Thaddeus Lewis, who has unexpectedly returned to preaching

Aug 28, 2015
A Banquet of Consequences by George, Elizabeth

A Banquet of Consequences

Aug 28, 2015
The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories by Penzler, Otto (EDT)

The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories

Aug 28, 2015
Cancans, croissants, and caskets by McHugh, Mary, author.

Cancans, croissants, and caskets

"It's Bastille Day in Paris. The Happy Hoofers--Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini--are all set to kick off the fete by dancing the cancan on a beautiful sightseeing cruise down the Seine. As the leggy ladies soak in the magic of the city of lights, everything is magnifique...until a very important patron goes belly-up on the top deck. On the heels of their French debut, murder takes center stage. The five daring dancers will need to step lively to stop the crafty killer fast...or their gr

Aug 28, 2015
Candy corn murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author.

Candy corn murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Covering the town's annual Giant Pumpkin Fest during the Halloween season, reporter Lucy Stone follows leads to a local general store-turned-Internet hotspot when her husband, Bill, is framed for a friend's murder.

Aug 28, 2015