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Converging parallels - a Commissario Trotti mystery by Williams, Timothy.

Converging parallels - a Commissario Trotti mystery

"Northern Italy, 1978: Commissario Piero Trotti, trusted senior police investigator in an anonymous provincial city off the River Po, has two difficult cases to solve. An unidentified, dismembered body has been found in the river, and it's up to Trotti to figure out who the murder victim is. Meanwhile, an estranged friend approaches Trotti with a desperate personal plea: his six-year-old daughter--Trotti's own goddaughter--has been kidnapped. In the wake of the high-profile February 1978 kidnapp

Dec 28, 2014
Clandestine by Ellroy, James, 1948-

Clandestine

Ambitious rookie policeman Freddy Underhill attempts to advance his career by investigating the strangling of a woman and uncovers deadly secrets

Dec 28, 2014
City of brick and shadow by Wirkus, Tim, 1983-

City of brick and shadow

Already struggling to keep their tiny congregation afloat, two Mormon missionaries stationed in the dangerous Latin American neighborhood of Vila Barbosa suspect the worst when Marco Aurelio, a man they recently baptized, disappears from a crowded street market. When the neighborhood's corrupt police force shows no interest, Elder Toronto and Elder Schwartz decide to investigate Marco Aurelio's disappearance themselves. Breaking mission rule after mission rule, the elders doggedly pursue any clu

Dec 28, 2014
The chihuahua always sniffs twice by Curtis, Waverly, author.

The chihuahua always sniffs twice

When someone tries to poison wealthy widow Lucille Carpenter's pampered pooches, aspiring P.I. Geri Sullivan and her talking Chihuahua, Pepe, must sniff out the culprit and keep him or her on a tight leash.

Dec 28, 2014
Cat on a cold tin roof - an Eli Paxton mystery by Resnick, Michael D.

Cat on a cold tin roof - an Eli Paxton mystery

Hard-luck gumshoe Eli Paxton is hired to find a missing cat--a very important cat, it turns out, because its collar is studded with diamonds worth a small fortune. What starts as a routine search of animal shelters soon becomes a perilous journey through a murky underworld. The woman who hired Paxton is the wealthy widow of a recently murdered financial adviser with an alias and mobster ties. Eli finds the cat, but not the collar. Eventually, he's forced to unravel an intricate plot involving a

Dec 28, 2014
The burglar who thought he was Bogart by Block, Lawrence.

The burglar who thought he was Bogart

While robbing an apartment, Bernie Rhodenbarr, the New York bookseller and burglar, stumbles on the trail of a treasure belonging to the deposed monarch of an Eastern European country. Problem is, others are after it too.

Dec 28, 2014
Bryant & May and the bleeding heart - a peculiar crimes unit mystery by Fowler, Christopher.

Bryant & May and the bleeding heart - a peculiar crimes unit mystery

"A teenager sees a dead man rise from his grave--and moments later is killed in a sudden hit-and-run accident. Seven ravens housed in the impenetrable fortress that is the Tower of London vanish without a trace--and legend has it that when the ravens leave, the city will fall. Bryant and May must figure out how these two inexplicable, seemingly unrelated mysteries fit together as they begin an investigation that finds them confronting a group of latter-day body snatchers and exploring the corrid

Dec 28, 2014
The ghost and Mrs. Mewer by Davis, Krista, author.

The ghost and Mrs. Mewer

Sugar Maple Inn owner Holly Miller investigates when the TV show Apparition Apprehenders descends on Wagtail's annual Halloween festivities and their investigation of supernatural local legends leads to murder.

Dec 28, 2014
Enter Pale Death by Cleverly, Barbara.

Enter Pale Death

"One morning before dawn at her regal country estate, Lady Lavinia Truelove is crushed to death by a horse. Classified as "death by misadventure," this appears a gruesome accident, but Scotland Yard Detective Joe Sandilands suspects foul play--a misgiving he is struggling to separate from his personal grievances toward Sir James Truelove, who is Lady Lavinia's widower and the influential academic patron of Dorcas Joliffe, whom Joe one day hopes to marry. As Joe's investigation yields surprising

Dec 28, 2014
The devil in Montmartre - a mystery in fin-de-siecle Paris by Inbinder, Gary.

The devil in Montmartre - a mystery in fin-de-siecle Paris

Inspector Achille Lefebvre delves deep into the underworld of 1889 Paris to investigate the murder of a popular dancer at the Moulin Rouge amidst fears that Jack the Ripper has crossed the English Channel.

Dec 28, 2014
Condemned to Death - A Burren Mystery Set in Sixteenth-century Ireland by Harrison, Cora

Condemned to Death - A Burren Mystery Set in Sixteenth-century Ireland

Dec 28, 2014
Classic Cashes In - A Case for Jack Colby, Car Detective by Myers, Amy

Classic Cashes In - A Case for Jack Colby, Car Detective

Dec 28, 2014
Disclosures by James, Bill, 1929- author.

Disclosures

When a local villain, with a past entwined with a London copper, is being targeted by a gunman, Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur and Assistant Chief Constable Desmond Iles take the case to protect him.

Dec 28, 2014
Death comes to London by Lloyd, Catherine, 1963- author.

Death comes to London

When the Countess of Broughton is poisoned during the height of the London social season, Anna Harrington, the daughter of the rector of Kurland St Mary, is accused and her sister recruits an old friend, Major Robert Kurland, to find the real killer.

Dec 28, 2014
A fine summer's day - an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery by Todd, Charles.

A fine summer's day - an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery

"New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd takes readers on a trip to Ian Rutledge's past, with the story of the last case the Scotland Yard detective tackles before he goes off to fight in World War I"--

Dec 28, 2014
The Fateful Day by Rowe, Rosemary

The Fateful Day

Dec 28, 2014
Gods of gold by Nickson, Chris, author.

Gods of gold

Believing that an eight-year-old girl is missing, Detective Inspector Tom Harper sets out to find the child, but is drawn into the growing violence surrounding the gas workers strike.

Dec 28, 2014
The firebird's feather by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

The firebird's feather

After her mother's murder, Kitty Challoner investigates to find out the truth about her death, uncovering dangerous family secrets.

Dec 28, 2014
Dead secret by Connor, Beverly

Dead secret

Dec 28, 2014
A broken vessel by Ross, Kate.

A broken vessel

Julian Kestrel joins with Sally, a prostitute, to find the murderer of a woman staying in a refuge for prostitutes in Regency London.

Dec 28, 2014