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Child not found - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962- author.

Child not found - a Tucker mystery

For hacker extraordinaire Aloysius Tucker, taking his nine-year-old cousin Maria sledding is all about frozen toes and hot coffee in the warming house. It shouldn’t involve chasing after Maria as she’s led into a long black car by a stranger in a Bruins jacket. But by the end of the crisp December morning Maria is gone, her mother is dead, and her father—mafia don Sal—has been arrested for murder. Sensing blood in the water, would-be successors to Sal’s criminal empire square off, agreeing on no

Jun 29, 2016
The diva runs out of thyme by Davis, Krista.

The diva runs out of thyme

Gracious living can be murder. First in an all-new mystery series that includes delicious recipes and great tips on entertaining! Few can compete with Natasha Smith when it comes to entertaining, but her childhood rival, Sophie Winston, certainly tries. Natasha may have stolen the spotlight, and Sophie's husband, but Sophie is determined to rob her of the prize for the Stupendous Stuffing Shakedown. She just needs the right ingredient. But Sophie's search for the perfect turkey takes a basting w

Jun 29, 2016
The girl on the best seller list by Packer, Vin, 1927- author.

The girl on the best seller list

Feeling resentment toward the hypocrites and self-righteous bores that surround her, Gloria Whealdon vents her hatred by writing a best-selling novel that exposes them all. So is it any surprise that someone might want to get even?

Jun 29, 2016
Far empty by Scott, J. Todd., author.

Far empty

Chris Cherry, a newly minted sheriff's deputy in a small Texas border town, and seventeen-year-old Caleb Ross form an unlikely partnership as they investigate growing suspicions about the disappearance of Caleb's mother.

Jun 29, 2016
A golden cage by Freydont, Shelley, author.

A golden cage

"At the close of the nineteenth century, Newport, Rhode Island, is the queen of Gilded Age resorts. It is a place of privilege, glamour, and secrets, and in the midst of this splendor, headstrong young heiress Deanna Randolph makes her debut into society. With her mother in Europe, Deanna is staying with the Ballard family, who agree to chaperone her through the summer season and guide her toward an advantageous marriage proposal--or so her mother hopes. Relishing her new freedom, Deanna is more

Jun 29, 2016
The secret of High Eldersham by Burton, Miles, 1884-1964, author.

The secret of High Eldersham

"Samuel Whitehead, landlord of the Rose and Crown, is a stranger in the lonely East Anglian village of High Eldersham. When the newcomer is stabbed to death in his pub, and Scotland Yard are called to the scene, it seems that the veil dividing High Eldersham from the outside world is about to be lifted. Detective-Inspector Young forms a theory about the case so utterly impossible that merely entertaining the suspicion makes him doubt his own sanity. Surrounded by sinister forces beyond his under

Jun 29, 2016
Treason in the Secret City - A World War Two Mystery Set in Tennessee by Fanning, Diane

Treason in the Secret City - A World War Two Mystery Set in Tennessee

Jun 29, 2016
These Honored Dead by Putnam, Jonathan

These Honored Dead

Jun 29, 2016
Rob thy neighbor by Thurlo, David, author.

Rob thy neighbor

"Charlie Henry and his friends are enjoying a cookout on a relaxing Sunday afternoon. But when a gunshot rings out in the neighborhood, Charlie is abruptly brought back to a world he's all too familiar with. As he and best friend Gordon run to the sourceof the shot, they happen upon two masked intruders in their next-door neighbor's house. The men seem to be there to kidnap Sam Randall, the owner of the home, but upon the interruption from Charlie and Gordon, they abandon their mark and get away

Jun 29, 2016
Rise the Dark by Koryta, Michael

Rise the Dark

Jun 29, 2016
Death in West Wheeling by Dymmoch, Michael Allen.

Death in West Wheeling

Jun 29, 2016
Bones and Roses - a Cypress Bay mystery / Eileen Goudge. by Goudge, Eileen.

Bones and Roses - a Cypress Bay mystery / Eileen Goudge.

After wrecking her real estate career in a booze-fueled blowout, Cypress Bay property manager and recovering alcoholic Tish Ballard thought she had put her past behind her. But when she opens an old trunk, a bequest from an anonymous benefactor,she finds it filled with bones and roses. Suddenly Tish is plunged into a murder case that dates back to her childhood. Pitted against her high school crush, homicide detective Spence Breedlover, she finds herself in jeopardy -- in more ways than one.

Jun 29, 2016
The skeleton's knee by Mayor, Archer.

The skeleton's knee

A hermit dies in the hospital of a bullet he received twenty years earlier. At his mountaintop home, a skeleton with a bullet hole and a metal knee is found buried in the yard. On the way to the medical examiner's office, the hearse comes under machine gun fire. A long-hidden crime is obviously very much on someone's mind - someone who would love to destroy what little evidence remains. The serial number on the metal knee takes Joe Gunther to Chicago, where he is snubbed by the big city cops, an

Jun 29, 2016
Scent of evil by Mayor, Archer.

Scent of evil

In Brattleboro, Vermont, Joe Gunther's detective squad begins to research a hand found in the dirt at a construction site. Before long several more people are dead including one of the town's biggest drug dealers. Working in one of the worst heat waves in a decade, Gunther struggles to figure out the person behind the crimes.

Jun 29, 2016
Written off by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author.

Written off

Jun 29, 2016
Destiny's pawn - a Peyton Cote novel by Keeley, D.A., 1970- author.

Destiny's pawn - a Peyton Cote novel

Jun 29, 2016
Classic at bay - a case for Jack Colby, car detective by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic at bay - a case for Jack Colby, car detective

"When Jack Colby hears a rumour that Old Herne's, the club for aviation and classic car veterans, is closing, he is appalled, and attends its annual event with foreboding. His instinct is right. He has been commissioned to investigate the theft of the Porsche car belonging to its manager, the popular Mike Nelson, but now far worse problems threaten the club when brutal murder proves to be on the agenda."--Dust jacket flap.

Jun 29, 2016
Chenoo - a novel by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

Chenoo - a novel

"Jacob Neptune, a wise-cracking, two-fisted Penacook private investigator with a checkered past, lives in upstate New York--four hundred miles from his tribal community on Abenaki Island. Then one night the phone rings. "We. got. trouble," Neptune's cousin Dennis says from the other end. And trouble is where it all starts in this brilliant, often hilarious novel by acclaimed Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac. Attacked by bikers before he can even board his plane, Neptune--"Podjo" to his friends

Jun 29, 2016
Murder, handcrafted by Alan, Isabella.

Murder, handcrafted

Jun 29, 2016
Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery by Quigley, Jeanne, author.

Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery

"Retired soap opera actress Veronica Walsh leads a fulfilling second act in her Adirondack hometown of Barton. Her boutique, All Things, is thriving and she enjoys a romance with Professor Mark Burke. She has neither the time nor the desire to be an amateur sleuth. Trouble finds her when architect Scott Culverson buys a vintage box at the village's annual flea market and discovers a valuable painting and love letter inside a locked drawer. The awe over the masterpiece, a 1920's portrait of Barto

Jun 29, 2016