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Drawing fire by Cantore, Janice, author.

Drawing fire

Homicide Detective Abby Hart's parents were murdered and the restaurant they owned set on fire while she was inside-- and only six years old. When an elderly woman with ties to Abby's past becomes a victim of a possible serial killer stalking elderly women in her jurisdiction, the only link is Luke Murphy, an irritating private investigator who saw a suspect flee the latest scene. Together they delve deep into the past to find out what happened-- and how they can right the injustices that have

Aug 3, 2015
Death assemblage by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Death assemblage

Frankie MacFarlane visits Pair-a-Dice, Nevada to study rocks for her geology dissertation, but gets involved in a mystery when two recent murders seem tied to ancient violence that she's discovered in her geological research.

Aug 3, 2015
Brush back by Paretsky, Sara, author.

Brush back

Reluctantly agreeing to help when an old boyfriend asks her to exonerate his mother for the murder of his sister, V. I. Warshawski is forced to confront ugly politics and violent elements in her hometown.

Aug 3, 2015
Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C.

Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery

"When therapist Jill Davent moved to the village of Carsely, Agatha Raisin was not a fan. Not only was this therapist romancing Agatha's ex-husband but she dug up details of Agatha's not-too-glamorous origins. Jill also counsels a woman, Gwen Simple, that Agatha firmly believes assisted her son in some grisly murders, although there is no proof. Not one to keep her feelings to herself, Agatha tells anyone that would listen that Jill is a charlatan and better off dead. Agatha could only sigh with

Aug 3, 2015
Hair of the dog - a Dan Mahoney mystery by Slater, Susan, 1942- author.

Hair of the dog - a Dan Mahoney mystery

It sounds like some work and mostly play when United Life and Casualty sends its investigator Dan Mahoney to Florida. Five greyhounds--all heavily insured--were lost in a fire at the Daytona dog track. So simple. Five dogs dead by smoke inhalation, bagged, tagged,and cremated. Papers all in order. Ashes in specialty urns on the desk of Dixie Halifax, track and casino co-owner. In jail, a young employee charged with arson to cover a murder he's blamed for committing. Then the body of kennel owner

Aug 3, 2015
Clandestine - a St-Cyr and Kohler mystery by Janes, J. Robert (Joseph Robert), 1935- author.

Clandestine - a St-Cyr and Kohler mystery

The last time Jean-Louis St-Cyr visited the ruins of this ancient abbey, during one of the bloodiest campaigns of the Great War, a sniper nearly killed him. Three decades later, death has brought him here again. Ever since the German occupation of France, the chief inspector has worked alongside German detective inspector Hermann Kohler, solving crimes too common to pique the Gestapo's interest. Now, during the fall of 1943, the war is going badly for the Third Reich, but conflicts continue to p

Aug 3, 2015
Believe no one by Garrett, A. D., author.

Believe no one

Detective Chief Inspector Kate Simms is in the United States on sabbatical with St Louis PD. She is working with a 'method swap' team, reviewing cold cases, sharing expertise. Forensic expert Professor Nick Fennimore also happens to be in the States on a book tour and is engineering his trip to get down to St Louis--the last thing Simms wants . . . But a call for help from a sheriff's deputy in Oklahoma distracts the professor: a mother dead, her child gone. Fennimore's quick mind rapidly gets t

Aug 3, 2015
Is fat Bob dead yet? - a novel by Dobyns, Stephen, 1941-

Is fat Bob dead yet? - a novel

Aug 3, 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 3, 2015
Death of an Airman by Sprigg, Christopher St. John

Death of an Airman

Aug 3, 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 3, 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 3, 2015
Crooked herring by Tyler, L. C.

Crooked herring

Aug 3, 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 3, 2015
Her Majesty's mischief - a Simon & Elizabeth mystery by Herring, Peg, author.

Her Majesty's mischief - a Simon & Elizabeth mystery

"Simon Maldon is sent by Queen Elizabeth to form an honest assessment of the Scottish queen's character. With Simon gone, his son Henry, wife Hannah, and old friend Calkin delve into the murder of Simon's brother-in-law, Will Clark. Determined to hide his crimes, the killer is willing even eager to murder again. Simon faces his own trials when Scottish outlaws capture his party. In order to thwart their leader's grandiose schemes, Simon must escape and make his way to Edinburgh. Will the rough m

Aug 3, 2015
From Bruges with love by Aspe, Pieter, 1953- author.

From Bruges with love

"While restoring their farmhouse, the Vermasts have found a skeleton in the backyard. Van In, who happens to be married to the deputy public prosecutor, is determined to solve the case in double-quick time and squeeze in one last vacation before the birth of his first child. But this murder is trickier than it looks. The Vermasts' land belonged to the most prominent businessman in West Flanders before it was suddenly handed over to a right-wing charity. The heavily endowed foundation appears to

Aug 3, 2015
Burnt Siena - a Flora Garibaldi art history mystery by Wisseman, Sarah Underhill, author.

Burnt Siena - a Flora Garibaldi art history mystery

"In the magical and historically rich city of Siena, Italy, old paintings are as common as cobblestones. But what if some of those paintings are forgeries? And what if your employers at a respected firm of art conservators might be smuggling antiquities? After colleague and roommate Ernst Mann is found dead in the street below their apartment balcony, Flora Garibaldi suspects her bosses are crooks and that her new job is disintegrating into desiccated paint flakes. Burnt Sienna is a suspenseful

Aug 3, 2015
Bloody royal prints by Williams, Reba.

Bloody royal prints

Aug 3, 2015
A batter of life and death - a bakeshop mystery by Alexander, Ellie, author.

A batter of life and death - a bakeshop mystery

"Welcome to Torte-a small-town family bakeshop where the coffee is hot, the muffins are fresh, and the cakes are definitely to die for... It's autumn in Ashland, Oregon-'tis the season for a spiced hot apple cider with a serving (or two) of Torte's famous peach cobbler. It's also the perfect time for Jules Capshaw to promote her family's beloved bake shop by competing in The Pastry Channel's reality show, Take the Cake. The prize is $25,000. But as Jules quickly learns, some people would kill fo

Aug 3, 2015
The Bangkok asset by Burdett, John, author.

The Bangkok asset

Sonchai Jitpleecheep--the brash and beguiling Royal Thai Police Force detective who has been our guide through John Burdett's five previous acclaimed Bangkok novels--is back. The former monk and devout Buddhist, forever battling to protect his karma from the assaults of morally compromising cases, is now faced with the most horrifying technological innovation to make its way to the streets of Bangkok, and a conspiracy of almost unfathomable reach. With Sonchai on this case is the young female in

Aug 3, 2015