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As chimney sweepers come to dust - a Flavia de Luce novel by Bradley, C. Alan, 1938- author.

As chimney sweepers come to dust - a Flavia de Luce novel

"Youthful chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce once again brings her knowledge of poisons and her indefatigable spirit to solve dastardly crimes -- but this time, she leaves behind her beloved English countryside, and takes her sleuthing prowess to the unexpectedly unsavory world of Canadian boarding schools!"--

Jan 28, 2015
River of no return - a Jake Trent novel by Bertsch, David Riley, author.

River of no return - a Jake Trent novel

"High season is coming to an end, and fishing guide Jake Trent suddenly has some time on his hands. As the ex-lawyer ponders rekindling his romance with park ranger Noelle Kimpton, a surprise call from a long-lost love lights up his phone. It's been years since law school graduation, when Jake's last seen Divya Navaysam. Now a DC lobbyist, Divya wants Jake to come to Washington for a consulting job--immediately. Meanwhile, back in Jackson, Jake's best friend and occasional employee, JP, is deali

Jan 28, 2015
Mrs. Jeffries and the One Who Got Away by Brightwell, Emily

Mrs. Jeffries and the One Who Got Away

Jan 28, 2015
Kittens Can Kill - A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir by Simon, Clea

Kittens Can Kill - A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir

Jan 28, 2015
Just You Wait - A Grace Street Mystery by Tesh, Jane

Just You Wait - A Grace Street Mystery

Jan 28, 2015
The Hidden Man by Blake, Robin

The Hidden Man

Jan 28, 2015
Gun street girl - a Detective Sean Duffy novel by McKinty, Adrian.

Gun street girl - a Detective Sean Duffy novel

"Belfast, 1985, amidst the "Troubles": Detective Sean Duffy, a Catholic cop in the Protestant RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary), struggles with burn-out as he investigates a brutal double murder and suicide. Did Michael Kelly really shoot his parents at point blank and then jump off a nearby cliff? A suicide note points to this conclusion, but Duffy suspects even more sinister circumstances. He soon discovers that Kelly was present at a decadent Oxford party where a cabinet minister's daughter di

Jan 28, 2015
Definitely dead by Winston, Lois

Definitely dead

Jan 28, 2015
Death of a scholar by Gregory, Susanna, 1958- author.

Death of a scholar

In 1358 Matthew Bartholomew returns to Cambridge to help his sister mourn the death of her husband. But he is soon distracted by a spate of burglaries in the town and the creation of a new foundation, Winwick Hall, which threatens the old colleges. A storm is brewing between the colleges and when one leading member of the Guild is murdered Matthew assists Brother Michael into investigation these fatalities.

Jan 28, 2015
Diners, drive-ins, and death by Wenger, Christine Anne, 1952- author.

Diners, drive-ins, and death

"For Sandy Harbor's tastiest comfort food, venture to the Silver Bullet Diner. But head next door to the new drive-in theater if you have an appetite for murder.... Trixie Matkowski has a tall order to fill this fall. Aside from dishing out delicious fare at the Silver Bullet during peak fishing season, she's helping her friend--Antoinette Chloe Brown, or ACB for short--open a drive-in movie theater in the vacant lot beside her diner. It's just the thing to take ACB's mind off Nick, her missing

Jan 28, 2015
Dead to the world by Cooper, Susan Rogers, author.

Dead to the world

E.J. has a surprise twentieth wedding anniversary present for Willis--a weekend away in the Texas hills. She's found the perfect Bed and Breakfast- the Bishop' Inn in the quaint town of Peaceful. Unfortunately, they've barely arrived before the inn's troubled elderly owner, Carrie Marie Hutchins, confides in them about a harrowing event from her childhood involving her dead father...and his spirit, which won't go away...E.J. has little time to digest Carrie's tales of strange goings-on: screami

Jan 28, 2015
A Dangerous Place by Winspear, Jacqueline

A Dangerous Place

Jan 28, 2015
By Book or by Crook - A Lighthouse Library Mystery by Gates, Eva

By Book or by Crook - A Lighthouse Library Mystery

Jan 28, 2015
The body snatchers affair - a Carpenter and Quincannon mystery by Muller, Marcia, author.

The body snatchers affair - a Carpenter and Quincannon mystery

Conducting a dual investigation in the opium dens of San Francisco's Chinatown, Sabina Carpenter and John Quincannon search for missing millionaires against a backdrop of a brewing Tong war.

Jan 28, 2015
Acts of faith by Wynn, Patricia.

Acts of faith

Jan 28, 2015
The hangman's song - a Detective Inspector McLean novel by Oswald, James, author.

The hangman's song - a Detective Inspector McLean novel

"The body of a man is found hanging in an empty house. To the Edinburgh police force, this appears to be a simple suicide case. But something about the scene strikes Detective Inspector Tony McLean as off. Days later another body is found hanging from an identical rope, with a noose tied in the identical way. McLean is convinced that these people are either being murdered or somehow coerced into suicide. Then a third body is found. While McLean attempts to solve the case -- assuming he can convi

Jan 28, 2015
Gretel and the case of the missing frog prints - a Brothers Grimm mystery by Brackston, Paula, author.

Gretel and the case of the missing frog prints - a Brothers Grimm mystery

"Bavaria, 1776. When Albrecht Durer the Much Much Younger's Frog Prints go missing, he knows exactly where to turn for help. Gretel (yes, that Gretel), now thirty-five and still living with her gluttonous brother Hans, is the country's most famous private investigator, and she leaps at the opportunity to travel to cosmopolitan Nuremberg to take on the case. But amid the hubbub of the city's annual sausage festival, Gretel struggles to find any clues that point toward the elusive thief" --Dust ja

Jan 28, 2015
Gods of gold - an inspector Tom Harper novel by Nickson, Chris, author.

Gods of gold - an inspector Tom Harper novel

June 1890. Leeds is close to breaking point. The gas workers are on strike. Supplies are dangerously low. Factories and businesses are closing; the lamps are going unlit at night. Detective Inspector Tom Harper has more urgent matters on his mind. The beat constable claims eight-year-old Martha Parkinson has disappeared. Her father insists she's visiting an aunt in Halifax--but Harper doesn't believe him. When Col Parkinson is found dead the following morning, the case takes on an increasing des

Jan 28, 2015
Ghost in the guacamole by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952-

Ghost in the guacamole

When two sisters feud over the family business, medium Emma Whitecastle will need help from the spirited ghost of Granny Apples if she is going to solve one murder and prevent another.

Jan 28, 2015
For whom the bluebell tolls by Allen, Beverly, author.

For whom the bluebell tolls

Jan 28, 2015