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Thirty-two and a half complications by Swank, Denise Grover.

Thirty-two and a half complications

There's no denying trouble finds Rose Gardner like a divining rod finds water, especially when Rose finds herself in the middle of a bank robbery. But after the robbers steal her deposit bag - containing a large amount of cash - she soon finds out that thanks to her sister Violet's financial mismanagement, trouble is threatening her business as well. To top if off, Rose's ex-boyfriend Joe Simmons has moved back to Henryetta to fill the Chief Deputy Sheriff position. Rose's involvement as a witne

Aug 29, 2016
Thirty-one and a half regrets - a Rose Gardner mystery by Swank, Denise Grover.

Thirty-one and a half regrets - a Rose Gardner mystery

While Rose recovers from a broken heart, she finds herself at odds with her sister -and business partner- Violet. Rose buries herself in her landscaping work, but becomes worried when her employee and friend, Bruce Wayne Decker, goes missing. In the meantime, Fenton County assistant D.A., Mason Deveraux has been patiently waiting to begin a relationship with Rose, but she realizes she needs to confront the demons of her past before she can embrace a new future. She needs to find out the truth ab

Aug 29, 2016
Thirty-four and a half predicaments by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Thirty-four and a half predicaments

Rose Gardner hates seeing her normally flamboyant best friend Neely Kate struggle with depression. So when Rose stumbles onto a piece of evidence indicating her birth mother might have been involved in a crime, she does the one thing guaranteed to cheer Neely Kate. She convinces her friend to help her solve a mystery. Though their penchant for investigating has gotten them into plenty of pickles in the past, what can go wrong if they're looking into a case that went cold a quarter of a century a

Aug 29, 2016
Thirty-five and a half conspiracies by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Thirty-five and a half conspiracies

Rose Gardner has survived plenty of close scrapes in the past, but her latest bit of trouble has landed her in the Fenton County holding cell on trumped up charges. The most powerful man in southern Arkansas, J.R. Simmons, is determined to put her behind bars for good and destroy everything she holds dear, including her boyfriend, Mason, and her friend Skeeter, reigning king of the Fenton County crime world. In a stunning betrayal, it seems as if J.R.'s son, Rose's ex-boyfriend, might have turne

Aug 29, 2016
A place of execution by McDermid, Val.

A place of execution

On a freezing day in December 1963, Alison Carter vanishes from her rural village, an insular community that distrusts the outside world. For the young George Bennett, a newly promoted inspector, it is the beginning of his most difficult and harrowing case--a suspected murder with no body, an investigation with more dead ends and closed faces than he'd have found in the anonymity of the inner city, and an outcome that reverberates through the years. Decades later Bennett finally tells his story

Aug 29, 2016
A deadly affection by Overholt, Cuyler, author.

A deadly affection

"One of the first women practicing in the advanced new field of psychology, Dr. Genevieve Summerford is used to forging her own path. But when one of her patients is arrested for murder--a murder Genevieve fears she may have unwittingly provoked--she is forced to seek help to solve the crime and clear her patient's name ... and her own"--

Aug 29, 2016
A hard woman to kill by Howard, Alex, (Novelist)

A hard woman to kill

Chechnya: an incorruptible security officer is assassinated. Berlin: a small child grieves for his father. In the East: an obese psychopath sets his feet on the first rungs of his criminal career. A frightened Russian woman seeks DCI Hanlon's help in finding her missing husband. Hanlon's not keen on the case. Until she hears a name she recognises only too well. Arkady Belanov, sadistic pimp and owner of an exclusive brothel in Oxford is involved. When DI Enver Demirel, her former partner and fri

Aug 29, 2016
Face blind by Hawvermale, Lance, 1972- author.

Face blind

"A man with a neurological disorder that prevents him from recognizing human faces confronts an enigmatic killer in Chile's Atacama desert - the most lifeless place on earth Gabe Traylin is face-blind, unable to tell one person from the next. Content to earn his living well away from civilization, he works as an astronomer at an observatory in the earth's driest desert, where no rain has fallen in 400 years. But when he witnesses a murder that he's unable to stop or comprehend, Gabe finds himsel

Aug 29, 2016
A dreadful past by Turnbull, Peter, 1950- author.

A dreadful past

A chance sighting of a vase for sale in an antiques shop leads Detective Chief Inspector George Hennessey and his team to take a fresh look at a twenty-year-old unsolved murder case. As the investigation opens out and links are made to other unsolved murders in the Vale of York and beyond, the net seems to be closing around a mysterious gang of killers and a vow of silence that's been kept for two decades. But when a new body is discovered in a local wood, is that pact about to be tested?

Aug 29, 2016
Dangerous cargo- an Art Marvik mystery by Rowson, Pauline, author.

Dangerous cargo- an Art Marvik mystery

Art Marvik is assigned to attend the funeral of Bradley Pulford, whose body was washed up on an Isle of Wight beach in January - only he'd officially been declared dead 55 years earlier. So who is the imposter - and why did he assume the name of a dead man? The answer lies in a trail of deceit, corruption and murder that spans over half a century.

Aug 29, 2016
Cold revenge by Howard, Alex (Novelist)

Cold revenge

Aug 29, 2016
Bloodied ivy - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert, author.

Bloodied ivy - a Nero Wolfe mystery

When a great thinker takes a nasty tumble, Wolfe goes back to school A conservative academic, so far to the right that he thought Ronald Reagan was a pinko, Hale Markham rules Prescott University like an intellectual tyrant—right up until the morning he is found dead at the bottom of one of Prescott’s famously beautiful ravines. Every liberal on campus hated the crotchety old crank, but which one is responsible for giving Markham his final push to the right? The case so intrigues the

Aug 29, 2016
The Ashtabula Hat Trick by Roberts, Les

The Ashtabula Hat Trick

Aug 29, 2016
Mr Campion's fault by Ripley, Mike, author.

Mr Campion's fault

"Following the death of the senior English master in a tragic road accident, Mr Campion's son Rupert and daughter-in-law Perdita are helping out at Ash Grange School for Boys, where Perdita's godfather is headmaster. While Perdita is directing the end-of-term play, a musical version of Dr Faustus, Rupert is tackling the school's rugby football team-- and both of them are finding their allotted tasks more of a challenge than they had anticipated. When the headmaster telephones Albert Campion to i

Aug 29, 2016
The missing chapter - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert, author.

The missing chapter - a Nero Wolfe mystery

The gun was fired close to Charles Childress's head, and his were the only fingerprints on it, forcing the police to conclude that the author committed suicide. But his friends know this is impossible, because Childress loved himself far too much. He had just begun attracting fame, writing new mysteries starring the iconic Sergeant Barnstable, and he had bright hopes for the future. His publisher hires corpulent genius Nero Wolfe to determine who cut Childress's career short, and the detective f

Aug 29, 2016
Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster by Street, Karen Lee

Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster

Aug 29, 2016
The last coincidence - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert, author.

The last coincidence - a Nero Wolfe mystery

Detective Nero Wolfe attempts to find the murderer of Manhattan society member Noreen James and finds more people with a motive and no alibi than he ever planned to investigate.

Aug 29, 2016
A lesson in love & murder by McMillan, Rachel, 1981- author.

A lesson in love & murder

The legacy of literary icon Sherlock Holmes is alive and well in 1912 Canada, where best friends Merinda Herringford and Jem Watts continue to develop their skills as consulting detectives. The city of Toronto has been thrown into upheaval by the arrival of radical anarchist Emma Goldman. Amid this political chaos, Benny Citrone of the Royal North-West Mounted Police arrives at Merinda and Jem's flat, requesting assistance in locating his runaway cousin--a man with a deadly talent. While Merinda

Aug 29, 2016
Miami noir by

Miami noir

Aug 29, 2016
The methods of Sergeant Cluff by North, Gil, 1916- author.

The methods of Sergeant Cluff

It is a wet and windy night in the town of Gunnarshaw, on the edge of the Yorkshire moors. The body of young Jane Trundle, assistant in the chemist's shop, is discovered lying face down on the cobblestones. Sergeant Caleb Cluff is not a man of many words, and neither does he play by the rules. He may exasperate his superiors, but he has the loyal support of his constable and he is the only CID man in the division. The case is his. Life in Gunnarshaw is tough, with its people caught up in a rigid

Aug 29, 2016