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A Banquet of Consequences by George, Elizabeth

A Banquet of Consequences

Sep 2, 2015
The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories by Penzler, Otto (EDT)

The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories

Sep 2, 2015
Cancans, croissants, and caskets by McHugh, Mary, author.

Cancans, croissants, and caskets

"It's Bastille Day in Paris. The Happy Hoofers--Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini--are all set to kick off the fete by dancing the cancan on a beautiful sightseeing cruise down the Seine. As the leggy ladies soak in the magic of the city of lights, everything is magnifique...until a very important patron goes belly-up on the top deck. On the heels of their French debut, murder takes center stage. The five daring dancers will need to step lively to stop the crafty killer fast...or their gr

Sep 2, 2015
Candy corn murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author.

Candy corn murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Covering the town's annual Giant Pumpkin Fest during the Halloween season, reporter Lucy Stone follows leads to a local general store-turned-Internet hotspot when her husband, Bill, is framed for a friend's murder.

Sep 2, 2015
The circle by Minier, Bernard.

The circle

"They find the boy by the swimming pool, dolls floating on its surface. Inside the house, his teacher lies dead. But he claims to remember nothing. June 2010. In the middle of a World Cup match, Martin Servaz receives a call from a long-lost lover. A fewmiles away in the town of Marsac, Classics professor Claire Diemar has been brutally murdered. As if that weren't disturbing enough, Servaz receives a cryptic e-mail indicating that Julian Hirtmann, the most twisted of all serial killers, is back

Sep 2, 2015
Death on Demand - A Shaw and Valentine Police Procedural by Kelly, Jim

Death on Demand - A Shaw and Valentine Police Procedural

Sep 2, 2015
The drowned boy by Fossum, Karin, 1954- author.

The drowned boy

"A new addition to the captivating Inspector Sejer series, the first since The Caller, from Norway's finest crime writer Carmen and Nicolai failed to resuscitate their son, Tommy, after finding him floating in their backyard pond. When Inspector Skarre arrives on the scene, Carmen reports that Tommy, a healthy toddler with Down syndrome, wandered into the garden while Nicolai was working in the basement and she was cleaning the house. Skarre senses something is off with Carmen's story and consul

Sep 2, 2015
The eloquence of the dead by Brady, Conor.

The eloquence of the dead

Sep 2, 2015
The drowning ground - a novel by Marrison, James, author.

The drowning ground - a novel

"Chief Inspector Guillermo Downes is a long way from his native home of Argentina, heading up the police department in the English Cotswolds. But he isn't far enough to escape the memories of his past, or to lose the baggage he carries from the loss of someone close to him. So when a young girl, Gail, disappears--the second girl in the span of two weeks to go missing--Downes makes a promise to the child's mother to find her no matter what it takes. Ten years later, that promise remains unfulfill

Sep 2, 2015
Godless country - a mystery by Hunt, Alaric, author.

Godless country - a mystery

"Clayton Guthrie is a private fixer for the aristocracy of New York City. His latest job is to protect a Manhattan heiress from a dangerous stalker. He hires retired bodyguard Abraham Swabe to protect her while he runs a trap operation assisted by his young operative, Rachel Vasquez, who juggles her new responsibilities while suffering from the shaky after-effects of a shootout"--Amazon.com.

Sep 2, 2015
Gone but knot forgotten by Marks, Mary, author.

Gone but knot forgotten

"Sorting through the estate of a wealthy recluse may sound like a fascinating task, but when the skeletons in the closets turn out to be real, Martha and her quilting pals wish they'd stuck to basting and batting... Martha Rose is stunned when she hears that her best friend from high school has passed away. Her shock doubles when she learns that Harriet Oliver made her the executor of her estate. But when investigators determine that Harriet was murdered, Martha recruits her fellow quilters to h

Sep 2, 2015
Grace among thieves by Hyzy, Julie A., author.

Grace among thieves

When Grace Wheaton's former professor calls to warn her of a rash of thefts at various historical sites, she isn't surprised, because Marshfield Manor has been targeted, too. Grace wonders if the thefts have something to do with a film crew roaming the grounds, digitally immortalizing the manor. But soon she gets distracted by an incident much more dire: the shooting of one guest and the murder of another.

Sep 2, 2015
Grace cries uncle by Hyzy, Julie A., author.

Grace cries uncle

"When Grace's estranged sister Liza shows up on her doorstep, the timing couldn't be worse. Grace's beloved boss and benefactor, Bennett Marshfield, has finally gotten her to agree to a DNA test to establish if he is, in fact, her uncle. If so, Grace would move from being the trusted curator and manager of Marshfield Manor to Bennett's heir. And her duplicitous sister would be right behind her in the line of inheritance. Liza is not the only mysterious visitor to arrive in town. A man claiming t

Sep 2, 2015
Heirs and Assigns - A New British Country House Murder Mystery Series by Eccles, Marjorie

Heirs and Assigns - A New British Country House Murder Mystery Series

Sep 2, 2015
Hangman's game by Syken, Bill, author.

Hangman's game

"After losing his starting position as a college quarterback to a shoulder injury, Nick Gallow has remade himself as a punter. Now in his fifth year in the pros with the Philadelphia Sentinels, Nick spends most of his time on the sidelines. He no longer makes winning plays, and when the team visits a hospital, the sick kids would rather talk to the players they've actually heard of. But Nick is unexpectedly thrust back into the spotlight when he witnesses the murder of the new all-star draft pic

Sep 2, 2015
The intruder - a crime novel by Östlundh, Håkan, 1962-

The intruder - a crime novel

"The Intruder is an unusual story about betrayal and dark secrets. The Andersson family is being sent scary letters without a sender's name. Who could possibly want to harm them? Gotland policeman Fredrik Broman and his colleagues take the threats seriously, but cannot rule out the possibility that it is all a tasteless joke. When the threats escalate and the couple's daughter disappears, all doubts vanish. This is for real. And it is only the beginning. When the police pressure the husband, a c

Sep 2, 2015
Last ragged breath by Keller, Julia, author.

Last ragged breath

From the night-black depths of a coalmine to the sun-struck peaks of the Appalachian Mountains, from a riveting murder mystery to a poignant meditation on the meaning of love and family, the latest novel in the critically acclaimed series strikes out for new territory: the sorrow and outrage that spring from a real-life chapter in West Virginia history. Royce Dillard doesn't remember much about the day his parents-and one hundred and twenty-three other souls-died in the 1972 Buffalo Creek disast

Sep 2, 2015
Last words by Koryta, Michael, author.

Last words

Grieving the death of his wife, private investigator Mark Novak reluctantly accepts a case from a suspected murderer who may or may not be innocent.

Sep 2, 2015
Laying down the paw by Kelly, Diane, author.

Laying down the paw

When a raging tornado hits Forth Worth, Megan's squad car is flipped over-and her devoted police dog, Brigit, is not amused. But that's not all that's upside-down. The streets are littered with looters-and members of a violent street gang-and no local business is safe. It's time to get back on all fours and see that the job of protecting the public is done. But Megan, outmanned and outgunned, has no choice but to let the gang members get away. Later, when she learns that one of them is a suspect

Sep 2, 2015
Margaret Truman's Internship in murder by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Margaret Truman's Internship in murder

"Laura is a young intern in Washington, D.C., working for handsome and likable Congressman Hal Gannon. Laura falls for the charming Gannon, but when she catches a stewardess at Gannon's apartment, she vows to destroy him. Private investigator Robert Brixton is a former cop who has also worked for the FBI. When Laura goes missing, Brixton is hired by Laura's family to gain insight into the case that the police might have missed. Brixton tracks down rumors about Gannon--a staunchly moral "family a

Sep 2, 2015