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The Buried Life by Patel, C. L.

The Buried Life

Jul 28, 2014
Book Fair and Foul by Chase, Erika

Book Fair and Foul

Jul 28, 2014
Black current - a Jaymie Zarlin Mystery by Keskinen, Karen

Black current - a Jaymie Zarlin Mystery

"Santa Barbara, California. Private investigator Jaymie Zarlin is still recovering after taking on her first murder case when she receives a call to look into the death of Skye, a local teen found dead in a tank at the Santa Barbara Aquarium. The police are calling Skye's death an accident, but Skye's parents are convinced that there's something more to this mysterious death. Eager to prove that she's up to the task of solving another murder case, Jaymie sets to work and turns up a number of lik

Jul 28, 2014
The devil's chair by Masters, Priscilla, author.

The devil's chair

In the peaceful setting of the National Trust near Church Stretton, south of Shrewsbury, Tracey Walsh drives herself and her four-year-old daughter, Daisy, up the remote Burway in the early hours of the morning, tragically loses control of her car and crashes into the valley below. Tracey is rushed to hospital, but where is Daisy? She has vanished, provoking an intense police search of the area around the Devil's Chair, land that is rife with legends and strange stories of witchcraft, sorcery an

Jul 28, 2014
Cookies and scream by Lowell, Virginia.

Cookies and scream

When a unique - and priceless - collection of antique cookie cutters leads to murder, Olivia Greyson, the owner of a shop specializing in all things cookie, must stir up some clues to catch a killer with a sweet tooth.

Jul 28, 2014
The cat sitter's nine lives by Clement, Blaize.

The cat sitter's nine lives

"Dixie Hemingway is back in this ninth installment of Blaize Clement's beloved cozy mystery series, now written by her son John using Blaize's extensive notes and outlines for future books. This book starts off with a bang -- literally. Dixie is driving alongside the beachside road that runs through the center of her hometown when she's witness to a terrible head-on collision. Ever the hero, she springs into action and pulls one of the drivers from his car just before it explodes in flames. A li

Jul 28, 2014
Murder in retribution by Cleeland, Anne, author.

Murder in retribution

Detective Kathleen Doyle has her hands full. She has recently been paired with the newly promoted Detective Sergeant Williams to investigate a turf war--a series of retribution murders between the Russians and the Irish, both of whom are trying to control a lucrative underworld business. Kathleen also just learned that she's pregnant and must now deal with the repercussions of her hasty marriage in the form of Chief Inspector Acton's mother, the displeased dowager, who makes an unannounced visit

Jul 28, 2014
Ill-gotten panes by McAndrews, Jennifer, author.

Ill-gotten panes

"Stained-glass aficionado Georgia Kelly packed up her city life for the quiet of small town Wenwood, New York. But the sleepy village's peace is about to get shattered--by murder. After a banking scandal loses Georgia her job and her fiance´, she decides that a change of scenery will help piece her life back together. But escaping to her grandfather's house in the old-fashioned, brick-making Hudson River hamlet of Wenwood, New York, turns out to be less relaxing than she expects. Not only is the

Jul 28, 2014
The bone seeker by McGrath, M. J., 1964-

The bone seeker

"Edie Kiglatuk works as a summer school teacher in the Canadian Arctic. When one of her female students is found dead in nearby Lake Turngaluk, Edie enlists the help of Sergeant Derek Palliser to pursue the case, promising the girl's Inuit family that they will uncover the truth. Meanwhile, lawyer Sonia Gutierrez investigates the toxicity of the lake and suspects that there might be a larger conspiracy involved"--

Jul 28, 2014
Atonement of blood - a mystery of ancient Ireland by Tremayne, Peter.

Atonement of blood - a mystery of ancient Ireland

"Winter, 670 AD. King Colgu has invited the leading nobles and chieftains of his kingdom to a feast day. Fidelma and her companion Eadulf are finally home for an extended stay, and have promised their son Alchu that they'll be able to spend some time together after months of being on the road, investigating crimes. Fidelma and Eadulf are enjoying the feast when it is interrupted by the entrance of a religieux, who claims he has an important message for the King. He approaches the throne and shou

Jul 28, 2014
Come, sweet death! by Haas, Wolf.

Come, sweet death!

"Another dark and funny crime novel by the author Carl Hiaasen has called "the real deal." The fourth Brenner book finds the detective in Vienna, uncovering corruption in the ambulance business...and just barely escaping with his life in the process. Disillusioned ex-cop Simon Brenner decides to take a job as an ambulance driver, in the hopes of getting away from the drudgery and corruption in the police force, and finding a "worthy profession." But the ambulance service he goes to work for has

Jul 28, 2014
Hounded by Rosenfelt, David.

Hounded

Jul 28, 2014
Herbie's game by Hallinan, Timothy.

Herbie's game

"It's everyday business when Wattles, the San Fernando Valley's top 'executive crook,' sets up a hit. He establishes a chain of criminals to pass along the instructions and the money, thereby ensuring that the hitter doesn't know who hired him. Then one day Wattles finds his office safe open and a single item missing: the piece of paper on which he has written the names of the crooks in the chain. When people associated with the chain begin to pop up dead, the only person Wattles can turn to to

Jul 28, 2014
Guilty parties - a Crime Writers' Association anthology by

Guilty parties - a Crime Writers' Association anthology

Jul 28, 2014
The forsaken by Atkins, Ace.

The forsaken

"The extraordinary new novel in New York Times-bestselling author Ace Atkins' acclaimed series about the real Deep South-"a joy ride into the heart of darkness" (The Washington Post). Thirty-six years ago, a nameless black man wandered into Jericho, Mississippi, with nothing but the clothes on his back and a pair of paratrooper boots. Less than two days later, he was accused of rape and murder, hunted down by a self-appointed posse, and lynched. Now evidence has surfaced of his innocence, and co

Jul 28, 2014
Day of vengeance by Dams, Jeanne M., author.

Day of vengeance

Dorothy Martin's husband, Alan Nesbitt, is heavily involved in the complex and lengthy process of choosing a new bishop for Sherebury Cathedral when one of the candidates is found murdered in his own church.

Jul 28, 2014
Cut to the quick by Ross, Kate.

Cut to the quick

Jul 28, 2014
Remains of innocence by Jance, Judith A.

Remains of innocence

An old woman, a hoarder, is dying of emphysema in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. In cleaning out her house, her daughter, Liza Machett, discovers a fortune in hundred dollar bills hidden in the tall stacks of books and magazines that crowd every corner. Tracing the money's origins will take Liza on a journey that will end in Cochise County, where Sheriff Joanna Brady is embroiled in a personal mystery of her own. A man she considers a family friend is found dead at the bottom of a hole in a li

Jul 28, 2014
Great Mortdecai moustache mystery by Bonfiglioli, Kyril

Great Mortdecai moustache mystery

Jul 28, 2014
The vanishing thief by Parker, Kate, 1949-

The vanishing thief

"Georgia Fenchurch appears to be an unassuming antiquarian bookseller in Victorian London, but the life she leads is as exciting as any adventure novel. For Georgia is a member of the Archivist Society, a secret association of private investigators led by the mysterious Sir Broderick. When a frantic woman comes to Georgia claiming that her neighbor, Nicholas Drake, has been abducted by the notorious Duke of Blackford, Georgia and the Archivist Society agree to take the case. But Drake is no inno

Jul 28, 2014