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Best Served Cold by Cooper, Susan Rogers Best Served Cold

Jan 17, 2017
Banana cream pie murder by Fluke, Joanne, 1943- author. Banana cream pie murder

Upon returning from her honeymoon, Hannah learns that her mother's neighbor has been murdered, but she rejects the police's finding that it was the work of random intruder and sifts through a growing number of suspects in search of the truth.

Jan 17, 2017
The sour lemon score by Stark, Richard, 1933-2008. The sour lemon score

After a four-way split following a job, George Uhl begins to pick off his fellow hoisters, one by one. His first mistake? He doesn't begin things by putting a bullet into Parker.

Jan 16, 2017
Nasty cutter by O'Mara, Tim, author. Nasty cutter

Danger gets a little too close to home for ex-cop Raymond Donne . . . When his father's former law partner, Harry Stover, is murdered while being celebrated as Williamsburg, Brooklyn's "Man of the Year," ex-cop turned schoolteacher Raymond Donne fights his old police instincts and vows to stay out of the investigation. That is until his childhood home is broken into and one of his students is threatened. Has a decades old case of his father's come back to haunt the Donne family? Could the murder

Jan 16, 2017
Mystery in the channel by Crofts, Freeman Wills, 1879-1957, author. Mystery in the channel

Jan 16, 2017
The man in the brown suit by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. The man in the brown suit

Jan 16, 2017
Lawless and the flowers of sin by Sutton, William, 1970- Lawless and the flowers of sin

Jan 16, 2017
The green eagle score - a Parker novel by Stark, Richard, 1933-2008. The green eagle score - a Parker novel

Parker plans to steal the payroll from a U.S. military base.

Jan 16, 2017
The death of kings - a John Madden mystery by Airth, Rennie, 1935- author. The death of kings - a John Madden mystery

"In the fifth novel in the critically acclaimed John Madden series, the former Scotland Yard detective returns in a gripping post-World War II mystery that will delight fans of Philip Kerr On a hot summer day in 1938, a beautiful actress is murdered on the grand Kent estate of Sir Jack Jessup, close friend of the Prince of Wales. The arrest of an ex-convict and his subsequent confession swiftly bring the case to a close, but in 1949, the reappearance of a jade necklace raises questions about the

Jan 16, 2017
Death notes - a Phineas Fox mystery by Rayne, Sarah, author. Death notes - a Phineas Fox mystery

Introducing professional researcher Phineas Fox in the first of a brand-new series of chilling mysteries. Phineas Fox has mixed feelings when he's asked to research the infamous 19th-century violinist Roman Volf for a TV documentary. Hanged for his part in the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881, Volf was a notorious criminal and womaniser, whose glittering talent was undermined by his scandalous private life. However, on uncovering evidence which suggests that Volf could not have been in

Jan 16, 2017
Death in profile - the first volume of the Hampstead murders by Fraser-Sampson, Guy, author. Death in profile - the first volume of the Hampstead murders

The genteel fac¸ade of London's Hampstead is shattered by a series of terrifying murders, and the ensuing police hunt is threatened by internal politics, and a burgeoning love triangle within the investigative team. Pressurized by senior officers desperate for a result, a new initiative is clearly needed, but what? Intellectual analysis and police procedure vie with the gut instinct of "copper's nose," and help appears to offer itself from a very unlikely source: a famous fictional detective. A

Jan 16, 2017
Dead and breakfast by Kingsbury, Kate, author. Dead and breakfast

"While renovating a haunted mansion to open a bed and breakfast, Melanie West and her grandmother must investigate after they discover the skeleton of a former owner in an upstairs closet and a more recently deceased body on the beach below the inn."--

Jan 16, 2017
The dangerous ladies affair by Muller, Marcia, author. The dangerous ladies affair

For the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services, stopping extortionists is not only grand, but excitingly lucrative.When a pleasant afternoon's bicycling through Golden Gate Park with a friend ends with the revelation of threatening letters, followed by a gunshot in a mansion garden, Sabina Carpenter knows this is a case that demands her immediate and undivided attention.The questions her partner John Quincannon has to unravel are not difficult: Wrixton, a wealthy banke

Jan 16, 2017
Crimson snow - winter mysteries by Crimson snow - winter mysteries

Crimson Snow brings together a dozen vintage crime stories set in winter. Welcome to a world of Father Christmases behaving oddly, a famous fictional detective in a Yuletide drama, mysterious tracks in the snow, and some very unpleasant carol singers. There's no denying that the supposed season of goodwill is a time of year that lends itself to detective fiction.On a cold night, it's tempting to curl up by the fireside with a good mystery. And more than that, claustrophobic house parties, with p

Jan 16, 2017
The burning by Hall, M. R., 1967- author. The burning

In the icy, languid days following Christmas, a dense fog has settled over the Wye Valley. Local Coroner Jenny Cooper, still reeling after being abandoned by her partner for the festivities, is called to the scene of a dreadful tragedy: a house has been burned to the ground, revealing its terrible secrets. Before the fire began, a man, Ed Morgan, shot his two stepdaughters dead, before turning the gun on himself. His infant son is still missing.

Jan 16, 2017
Assault and beret by McKinlay, Jenn, author. Assault and beret

London milliner Vivian Tremont and her American cousin and partner, Scarlett Parker, tip their caps to their beloved shop on Portobello Road in Notting Hill and set off for Paris, where Viv can°´9t wait to teach a hat-making class. But she has another reason to travel to the City of Light: to find the man she impulsively eloped with years ago and have their marriage annulled.

Jan 16, 2017
Where I can see you by Sweazy, Larry D., author. Where I can see you

"Haunted by the disappearance of his mother when he was eight years old, detective Hud Matthews begins his own investigation to find out what really happened so many years before. When a rare murder occurs in the lakeside community, Hud's veteran skills are called upon to capture the killer. Pulled deep into the threads of the community with ties to the past, Hud quickly becomes a target, not only of the killer, but of those who wish the past to be left alone. As Hud gets closer to discovering t

Jan 15, 2017
An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry, author. An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"In this prequel, a young Samuel Craddock, as the newly elected chief of police in Jarrett Creek, must investigate the murder of five black residents and confront the ingrained prejudices in the small Texas town"--

Jan 15, 2017
Unnatural causes by James, P. D. Unnatural causes

A famous mystery writer is found dead at the bottom of a dinghy, with both hands chopped off at the wrists. Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh, with help from his remarkable Aunt Jane, must discover who typed the writer's death sentence before the plot takes another murderous turn.

Jan 15, 2017
The shivering turn - a Jennie Redhead mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. The shivering turn - a Jennie Redhead mystery

"When Mary Corbet walks into private investigator Jennie Redhead's rundown Oxford office one pleasant spring day in 1974, she is a desperate woman. Although sh'e convinced her daughter has been murdered, she can get neither the police nor her husband to agree with her. Jennie is not convinced either, but more out of compassion than conviction agrees to take the case. The only clue she has to go on is a fragment of an obscure 17th century poem she finds in Linda' bedroom: Or will you, like a co

Jan 15, 2017

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