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Signal for vengeance by Marston, Edward, author.

Signal for vengeance

1860, Wimborne, Dorset. Rebecca Tullidge, miserably married to her callous husband, finds some escape through a love affair with another man. After putting her drunk husband to bed one Saturday night, she sneaks from their lodge to meet railway officer, John Bedloe. But much to her horror, she trips over her love''s corpse on the railway tracks. The railway director calls Inspector Colbeck and Sergeant Lemming in from London to solve the hideous crime. As the pair arrives in the countryside, the

Aug 26, 2016
No pity for the dead by Herriman, Nancy, author.

No pity for the dead

""Herriman skillfully brings 1867 San Francisco to life in all its beauty and treachery."--Anna Lee Huber, National Bestselling Author of the Lady Darby Mysteries -- The author of No Comfort for the Lost returns with a new mystery of Old San Francisco... British-born nurse Celia Davies runs a free medical clinic to assist the poor women of San Francisco. Aided in her endeavors by her half-Chinese cousin, Barbara, and her feisty housekeeper, Addie, Celia has earned the trust and friendship of man

Aug 26, 2016
The ninja's daughter - a Hiro Hattori novel by Spann, Susan, author.

The ninja's daughter - a Hiro Hattori novel

"Autumn, 1565: When an actor's daughter is murdered on the banks of Kyoto's Kamo River, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo are the victim's only hope for justice. As political tensions rise in the wake of the shogun's recent death, and rival warlords threaten war, the Kyoto police forbid an investigation of the killing, to keep the peace--but Hiro has a personal connection to the girl, and must avenge her. The secret investigation leads Hiro and Father Mateo deep into t

Aug 26, 2016
Mississippi noir by

Mississippi noir

Aug 26, 2016
Marbeck and the double-dealer by Pilkington, John, 1948 June 11-

Marbeck and the double-dealer

"1600: a new century dawns. War with Spain has dragged on for fifteen years, the conflict in Ireland for six. Unease stalks England in the dying years of Elizabeth I's reign, and Elizabethan intelligencer Martin Marbeck is bored. Then a message from his spymaster, Sir Robert Cecil arrives: the existence of a spy has been discovered, code-named Morera, and Marbeck must uncover the true identity of this traitor quickly, before rumours of the young King Philip III forming a new Armada prove themsel

Aug 26, 2016
Die like an eagle - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna, author.

Die like an eagle - a Meg Langslow mystery

"The brilliantly funny Donna Andrews delivers another winner in the acclaimed avian-themed series that mystery readers have come to love. The nineteenth book in her New York Times best-selling series continues to surprise and delight in this next knee slapping adventure featuring Meg Langslow and all the eccentric characters that make up her world. Meg is Team Mom and Michael is coach of their twin sons' youth baseball team, the Caerphilly Eagles. Meg tangles with Biff Brown, the petty, vindicti

Aug 26, 2016
The darkness knows by Honigford, Cheryl, author.

The darkness knows

"Chicago, 1938. Late one night before the ten o'clock show, the body of a prominent radio actress is found in the station's lounge. All the evidence points to murder--and one young, up-and-coming radio actress, Vivian Witchell, as the next victim. But Vivian isn't the type to leave her fate in the hands of others--she's used to stealing the show. Alongside charming private detective Charlie Haverman, Vivian is thrust into a world of clues and motives, suspects and secrets. And with so much on th

Aug 26, 2016
Brussels noir by

Brussels noir

Aug 26, 2016
Brain storm by Viets, Elaine, 1950- author.

Brain storm

The ultrawealthy families of Chouteau Forest may look down on a woman like death investigator Angela Richman, but they also rely on her. When a horrific car crash kills a Forest teenage, Angela is among the first on the scene. Her investigation is hardly underway, however, when she suffers a series of crippling strokes.

Aug 26, 2016
Matrimony in Miniature - A Miniature Mystery by Grace, Margaret

Matrimony in Miniature - A Miniature Mystery

Aug 26, 2016
Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M, author.

Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery

A holiday on the picturesque island of Alderney leads to a case of cold-blooded murder for American Anglophile Dorothy Martin. When Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired police detective Alan Nesbitt, decide to visit the beautiful island of Alderney in the English Channel, they hope for a pleasant, peaceful holiday. It's not to be. Taking a walk on their very first day, they discover a body, apparently the victim of an unfortunate accident, on a precipitous hill path. The dead man, they learn,

Aug 26, 2016
Night passage by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010.

Night passage

Fired from Los Angeles for drinking, Jesse Stone lands a job as police chief in a Massachusetts town whose leaders want a pushover. When a white supremacist militiaman tries murder, Stone surprises them.

Aug 26, 2016
In bitter chill by Ward, Sarah (British author), author.

In bitter chill

"The deepest secrets are the ones we keep from ourselves in this richly atmospheric, compellingly written, and expertly constructed crime debut from an emerging talent. Derbyshire, 1978: a small town in the idyllic English countryside is traumatized by the kidnapping of two young schoolgirls, Rachel Jones and Sophie Jenkins. Within hours, Rachel is found wandering alone near the roadside, unharmed yet unable to remember anything, except that her abductor was a woman. No trace of Sophie is ever d

Aug 26, 2016
Coastal corpse - a Mango Bay mystery by Ambrose, Marty, author.

Coastal corpse - a Mango Bay mystery

Aug 26, 2016
Adam's rib by Manzini, Antonio, 1964- author.

Adam's rib

"Six months after being exiled from his beloved Rome, Deputy Police Chief Rocco Schiavone has settled into a routine in the cold, quiet, chronically backward alpine town of Aosta: an espresso at home, breakfast in the piazza, and a morning joint in his office. A little self-medication helps Rocco deal with the morons that almost exclusively comprise the local force. Especially on a day like today. It's his girlfriend's birthday (if you could call her that; in his mind, Rocco's only faithful to h

Aug 26, 2016
Smoke and mirrors by Griffiths, Elly, author.

Smoke and mirrors

"In the sequel to the "captivating"* Zig Zag Girl, DI Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto hunt for a killer after two children are murdered in a tragic tableau of a very grim fairy tale. *Wall Street Journal It's Christmastime in Brighton, and the city is abuzz about a local production of Aladdin, starring the marvelous Max Mephisto. But the holiday cheer is lost on DI Edgar Stephens. He's investigating the murder of two children, Annie and Mark, who were strangled to death in the wo

Aug 26, 2016
Sherlock - The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir/ Gatiss, Mark/ Moffat, Steven

Sherlock - The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures

Aug 26, 2016
The Mistletoe Murder - And Other Stories by James, P. D.

The Mistletoe Murder - And Other Stories

Aug 26, 2016
Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics by Hamilton, Denise (EDT)

Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics

Presents a collection of crime and noir stories set in Los Angeles.

Aug 26, 2016
Death of a Toy Soldier - A Vintage Toyshop Mystery by Early, Barbara

Death of a Toy Soldier - A Vintage Toyshop Mystery

Aug 26, 2016