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Broadchurch by Kelly, Erin, 1976- author.

Broadchurch

"In the sleepy British seaside town of Broadchurch, Detective Ellie Miller has just returned from vacation, only to learn that she's been passed over for a promotion at work in favor of outsider Alec Hardy. He, escaping the spectacular failure of his last case, is having trouble finding his way into this tight-knit community wary of new faces. But professional rivalry aside, both detectives are about to receive some terrible news: 11-year-old Danny Latimer has been found murdered on the beach.

Jul 29, 2014
Blade of the samurai - a Shinobi mystery by Spann, Susan.

Blade of the samurai - a Shinobi mystery

"Master ninja Hiro Hattori is trying to sleep when he has an unexpected visit from his friend Kazu, a fellow shinobi and member of the same ninja clan working undercover at the shogunate. Kazu says that Saburo, the Shogun's cousin, has been stabbed to death within the walls of the Shogun's palace with Kazu's dagger, and that though he is innocent, he fears he will be blamed for the murder. He begs Hiro's help in escaping the city. But before he can flee, Hiro and Father Mateo, the Jesuit priest

Jul 29, 2014
The Bad Kitty Lounge by Wiley, Michael, 1961-

The Bad Kitty Lounge

Greg Samuelson, an unassuming bookkeeper, has hired Joe Kozmarski to dig up dirt on his wife and her lover Eric Stone. But now Samuelson has taken matters into his own hands. It looks like he's torched Stone's Mercedes, killed his boss, and then shot himself, all in an hour. But as Kozmarski discovers, nothing's ever simple. Eric Stone wants to hire Kozmarski to clear Samuelson. Samuelson's dead boss, known as the Virginity Nun, has a saintly reputation but a red-hot past. And a gang led by an a

Jul 29, 2014
Be careful what you witch for by Eastman, Dawn, author.

Be careful what you witch for

"Leaving a traumatic police career behind, Clyde Fortune has returned to her seemingly quiet hometown of Crystal Haven, Michigan. In spite of the psychic powers of its residents, there's no telling what trouble is brewing in this burg. The highlight of this year's fall festival in Crystal Haven is a bonfire with a witch's cauldron resting over it. Clyde's best friend, Diana, leads a ritual to divine the future, but it seems no one forsees that one of their own will drop dead--or that Diana will

Jul 29, 2014
Robert B. Parker's Blind spot by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-

Robert B. Parker's Blind spot

"Paradise Police Chief Jesse Stone investigates the murder of a young woman and the kidnapping of a young man from a wealthy family, only to find connections to his own troubled past"--

Jul 29, 2014
The rest is silence - a Billy Boyle World War II mystery by Benn, James R.

The rest is silence - a Billy Boyle World War II mystery

Jul 29, 2014
Night of the white buffalo by Coel, Margaret, 1937-

Night of the white buffalo

"With her gritty mysteries steeped in authentic Native American culture, New York Times bestselling author Margaret Coel is "widely considered the most accomplished heir to Tony Hillerman's legacy," (Scripps Howard News Service). In the latest Wind Rivernovel, Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley confront a ruthless killer in the wake of a miraculous event. A mysterious penitent confesses to murder, and then flees the confessional before Father John can identify him. Two month

Jul 29, 2014
Murder With a Twist by Abbott, Allyson K.

Murder With a Twist

Jul 29, 2014
Murder in the Mystery Suite by Adams, Ellery

Murder in the Mystery Suite

Jul 29, 2014
Murder 101 - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye, author.

Murder 101 - a Decker/Lazarus novel

While working for the Greenbury Police Department in upstate New York, Peter Decker must draw from his years of experience as a homicide cop when a break-in at the local cemetery leads him into a world of art forgery and murder.

Jul 29, 2014
The long way home - a Chief Inspector Gamache novel by Penny, Louise.

The long way home - a Chief Inspector Gamache novel

Enjoying a peaceful retirement, former Quebec homicide detective Armand Gamache reluctantly agrees to help a neighbor search for her missing estranged husband and teams up with two former colleagues on a search that reveals the workings of a damaged mind.

Jul 29, 2014
Verdict of the court by Harrison, Cora, author.

Verdict of the court

While at a feast at the castle of Bunratty in Thomond, the Brehon of Thomond is mysteriously found dead and the castle comes under siege, and Mara must figure out whether the murder and attack are connected.

Jul 29, 2014
Sorrow bound - a Detective Sergeant McAvoy novel by Mark, David John, 1977-

Sorrow bound - a Detective Sergeant McAvoy novel

"Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy returns for another darkly enthralling case in Sorrow Bound, the third installment of David Mark's internationally acclaimed and bestselling series"--

Jul 29, 2014
Well Read, Then Dead by Moran, Terrie Farley

Well Read, Then Dead

Jul 29, 2014
Weirdo by Unsworth, Cathi, author.

Weirdo

Jul 29, 2014
Windigo Island - a novel by Krueger, William Kent.

Windigo Island - a novel

When the body of a missing Ojibwa girl washes up on a Lake Superior island, rekindling Native American superstitions about mythical monsters, Cork O'Connor struggles to obtain information from reluctant witnesses to a brutal sex-trafficking operation.

Jul 29, 2014
Whose body? by Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957.

Whose body?

Jul 29, 2014
The Sun is God by McKinty, Adrian.

The Sun is God

"Colonial New Guinea-1906: a small group of mostly German nudists live an extreme back-to-nature existence on the remote island of Kabakon. Eating only coconuts and bananas, they purport to worship the sun. One of their members-Max Lutzow-has recently died, allegedly from malaria. But an autopsy on his body in the nearby capital of Herbertsh

Jul 29, 2014
A cut-like wound by Nair, Anita, author.

A cut-like wound

It's the first day of Ramadan in heat-soaked Bangalore. A young man begins to dress: makeup, a sari, and expensive pearl earrings. Before the mirror he is transformed into Bhuvana. She is a hijra , a transgender seeking love in the bazaars of the city. What Bhuvana wants, she nearly gets: a passing man is attracted to this elusive young woman -- but someone points out that Bhuvana is no woman. For that, the interloper's throat is cut. A case for Inspector Borei Gowda, going to seed, and at odds

Jul 29, 2014
The Good, The Bad, And The Emus - A Meg Langslow Mystery by Andrews, Donna, author.

The Good, The Bad, And The Emus - A Meg Langslow Mystery

"Life will never be the same for Meg after family secrets are revealed, introducing a whole new layer of intrigue in Donna Andrews's beloved series. Meg's long-lost paternal grandfather, Dr. Blake, has hired Stanley Denton to find her grandmother Cordelia. Dr. Blake was reunited with his family when he saw Meg's picture--she's a dead ringer for Cordelia--and now Stanley has found a trail to his long-lost love in a small town less than an hour's drive away. He convinces Meg to come with him to me

Jul 29, 2014