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City of ghosts by Stanley, Kelli. author.

City of ghosts

"PI Miranda Corbie will do anything to save her mother, but first she must clear her name of the murder of a Nazi spy June 1940--Hitler's army has conquered France and is turning on England. While the United States is only now waking up to the war, it has been gnawing at Miranda Corbie for years--ever since she was a nurse in Spanish Civil War. Working in San Francisco as a PI years later, the war should seem a world away, but it might as well be on her doorstep now that she's learned that her m

Aug 22, 2014
Nightmares Can Be Murder by Kennedy, Mary

Nightmares Can Be Murder

Aug 22, 2014
Rebel Without a Cake by Brady, Jacklyn

Rebel Without a Cake

Aug 22, 2014
The Skeleton Takes a Bow by Perry, Leigh

The Skeleton Takes a Bow

Aug 22, 2014
The second deadly sin by Larsson, Åsa, 1966- author.

The second deadly sin

When a bear hunt culminates in the discovery of a brutally murdered woman in a northern Swedish village, Rebecka Martinsson delves into the victim's tragic family history, only to be blocked from the case by an arrogant prosecutor.

Aug 22, 2014
Supping With the Devil by Spencer, Sally

Supping With the Devil

Aug 22, 2014
Murder in time by Heley, Veronica, author.

Murder in time

Ellie opens the door to a man who is a stranger but instantly recognisable as the father of her housekeeper's brilliant but difficult young son. Mikey had been conceived at a party during which his mother Vera, a schoolgirl, had been drugged and raped. Abdi hadn't wanted anything further to do with her - then. Twelve years later he is a high-flying consultant whose wife cannot have children, and he aims to pay off Vera and adopt Mikey: a suggestion that does not go down well. Ellie discovers tha

Aug 22, 2014
The opening night murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The opening night murder

The triumphant return of King Charles II in 1660 is occasion for much celebration in London. His thirst for entertainment creates opportunities for everyone from tavern keepers to brothel owners to actors. Suzanne Thornton sees an opportunity to reopen a theater and stage the classics, secures financing from an old lover, assembles a troupe, and restores the venue-- none other than the historic Globe Theater. When a dead body lands on the stage during the opening night performance, it's good for

Aug 22, 2014
Shall we not revenge by Pirrone, D. M.

Shall we not revenge

"Shortly after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, Irish detective Frank Hanley is assigned the case of a murdered rabbi. He is aided in his investigation by the rabbi's daughter, Rivka. They uncover political corruption involving Irish gangsters and a prominent relief organization"--

Aug 22, 2014
The devil takes half - a Greek islands mystery by Serafim, Leta, author.

The devil takes half - a Greek islands mystery

"At an archeological dig on the idyllic Greek Island of Chios, a severed hand is found lying in a blood-filled trench. Could it belong to Eleni Argentis, a beautiful archeologist who is also the wealthy daughter of a local ship owner? She and her young assistant, Petros, are both missing. The chief officer of the local police force, Yiannis Patronas, suspects that Eleni and Petros happened upon something of real value. However, his search turns up nothing but handfuls of broken clay, and then, a

Aug 22, 2014
The Lazarus curse by Harris, Tessa, author.

The Lazarus curse

In 1780s London, Dr. Thomas Silkstone investigates the mysterious disappearance of the sole survivor of an ill-fated scientific expedition, which is linked to a potion that has the power to raise the dead, drawing him into a dark world of vengeance, murder and the trafficking of corpses for profit.

Aug 22, 2014
The Scottish play murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The Scottish play murder

When charming Scotsman Diarmid Ramsay asks to play the titular role in Macbeth, he sets off a flurry of excitement among The New Globe Players. Rehearsals begin, but then rumors about Ramsay arise, implicating him in the death of a sailor found behind the Goat and Boar. Is the man a murderer, possibly involved in a plot against the newly restored king? When another murder connected to Ramsay occurs, Suzanne has no choice but to use her wits and her wiles to determine the truth.

Aug 22, 2014
Ghost month by Lin, Ed.

Ghost month

"August is Ghost Month in Taiwan--a time to commemorate the dead: burn incense, visit shrines, honor ancestors, and avoid unlucky situations, large purchases, and bodies of water. Jing-nan, a young man who runs a food stand in a bustling Taipei night market, doesn't consider himself superstitious, but this August is going to haunt him no matter what he does. He is shocked to the core when he learns his ex-girlfriend from high school has been murdered. She was found scantily clad and shot on the

Aug 22, 2014
Fourth Down and Out - an Andy Hayes mystery by Welsh-Huggins, Andrew.

Fourth Down and Out - an Andy Hayes mystery

"The job seems easy enough at first for private investigator Andy Hayes: save his client's reputation by retrieving a laptop and erasing a troublesome video from its hard drive. But that's before someone breaks into Andy's apartment in Columbus; before someone else,?armed with a shotgun,?relieves him of the laptop; and before the FBI suddenly shows up on his doorstep asking questions. Soon, there's a growing list of people with a claim on the computer, all of them with secrets they don't want un

Aug 22, 2014
Death in Elysium by Cutler, Judith

Death in Elysium

Aug 22, 2014
Death at the Black Bull by Hayes, Frank, 1940-

Death at the Black Bull

"Buddy Hinton is just a good ole boy. So when he disappears after a night drinking at the Black Bull, his friends just figure he went down to Mexico to find himself a girlfriend and will eventually come back. But this case quickly becomes a homicide after the sheriff discovers the missing man floating in one of his stock tanks. For a man who wasn't known to have enemies, Buddy clearly upset someone. Figuring out who that was will require Virgil and his deputy, Jimmy, to retrace Buddy's last step

Aug 22, 2014
To die fur by Lyle, Dixie, author.

To die fur

Aug 22, 2014
Those who feel nothing by Guttridge, Peter, author.

Those who feel nothing

While investigating a scandal involving the director of the Royal Pavilion, Sarah Gilchrist and Bellamy Heap discover looted Cambodian antiquities in the tunnels beneath the Pavilion, along with a recently buried corpse.

Aug 22, 2014
Unnatural Murder - a Josie Corsino Mystery by Dial, Connie, 1944-

Unnatural Murder - a Josie Corsino Mystery

Aug 22, 2014
To Fudge or Not to Fudge by Coco, Nancy

To Fudge or Not to Fudge

Aug 22, 2014