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New York Nocturne - The Return of Miss Lizzie by Satterthwait, Walter

New York Nocturne - The Return of Miss Lizzie

May 5, 2016
Goodbye forever by Hill, Bonnie Hearn, 1945- author.

Goodbye forever

Crime blogger and radio host Kit Doyle goes undercover - and into danger - in the second of this intriguing crime series. 17-year-old Jessica is missing. There are no clues as to why she disappeared - apart from the note she left behind: I love you. Goodbye forever. It turns out that Jessica is not the first teenager to have gone missing, nor the first to have left exactly the same note. With a personal family connection to the missing girl, crime blogger and radio host Kit Doyle is determined t

May 5, 2016
Heart of stone - an Ellie Stone mystery by Ziskin, James W., 1960- author.

Heart of stone - an Ellie Stone mystery

"A young newspaper reporter in 1960s' upstate New York, Ellie Stone plays by her own rules and puts her life at risk when she asks too many questions about a suspicious accident"--

May 5, 2016
Die of Shame by Billingham, Mark

Die of Shame

May 5, 2016
Dead loudmouth by Houston, Victoria, 1945- author.

Dead loudmouth

"A Wisconsin detective must solve a double murder and rescue a kidnapped child"--

May 5, 2016
City of Jackals by Bilal, Parker

City of Jackals

May 5, 2016
Buffalo jump blues / A Sean Stranahan Mystery by McCafferty, Keith, author.

Buffalo jump blues / A Sean Stranahan Mystery

While Sheriff Martha Ettinger investigates the death of a young Native American at the site of a ritualistic buffalo jump, private detective Sean Stranahan helps a beautiful swimmer track down a childhood friend, only to find his case intersecting with the sheriff's in unexpected ways.

May 5, 2016
Books of a feather - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Books of a feather - a bibliophile mystery

"From the New York Times bestselling author of Ripped from the Pages...San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright's latest project is for the birds, but it may have her running for her life. Brooklyn's friend Ian runs the Covington Library, which is hosting an exhibit featuring John James Audubon's massive masterpiece, Birds of America, currently on loan from an Arab sheik. During the gala celebrating the book, she is approached by Jared Mulrooney, the president of the National B

May 5, 2016
Crime and poetry by Flower, Amanda, author.

Crime and poetry

Violet Waverly rushes home to her ailing grandmother to find it was all a ploy to get her closer to home. Violet begins working in Charming Books, her grandma's magical bookshop. Soon a dead man is discovered clutching a volume of Emily Dickinson's poems and Violet is caught up in the mystery.

May 5, 2016
St. Ernan's blues by Charles, Paul, 1949- author.

St. Ernan's blues

May 5, 2016
Buried by Masterton, Graham, author.

Buried

Katie Maguire knows that in this part of Ireland, the past can never stay buried... In Blarney, Cork, an old millworker's cottage guards its secrets. In 1921, a mother, father and their two young children disappeared from this house. And now, ninety-five years later, their mummified bodies have been discovered under the floorboards. The neighbors cannot imagine who would have killed such a harmless family all those years ago. But as DS Katie Maguire investigates, the flames of old family rivalri

May 5, 2016
The vinyl detective - written in dead wax by Cartmel, Andrew, author.

The vinyl detective - written in dead wax

He is a record collector -- a connoisseur of vinyl, hunting out rare and elusive LPs. His business card describes him as the “Vinyl Detective” and some people take this more literally than others. Like the beautiful, mysterious woman who wants to pay him a large sum of money to find a priceless lost recording -- on behalf of an extremely wealthy (and rather sinister) shadowy client. Given that he|s just about to run out of cat biscuits, this gets our hero|s full attention. So begins a painful an

May 5, 2016
Stabbing in the Senate - a Washington whodunit by Shogan, Colleen J., 1975- author.

Stabbing in the Senate - a Washington whodunit

Life is good for Kit Marshall. She's a staffer in D.C. for a popular senator, and she lives with an adoring beagle and a brainy boyfriend with a trust fund. Then, one morning, Kit arrives at the office early and finds her boss, Senator Langsford, impaled by a stainless steel replica of an Army attack helicopter. Panicked, she pulls the weapon out of his chest and instantly becomes the prime suspect in his murder. Circumstances back Kit's claim of innocence, but her photograph has gone viral, and

May 5, 2016
If onions could spring leeks by Shelton, Paige, author.

If onions could spring leeks

"With summer tourists flocking to Broken Rope, locals volunteer to keep chaos to a minimum. Old West skits are running smoothly, actors are behaving, and stagecoach rides are more popular than ever, but when a spectral visitor appears by ghost train, it's a job only Betts and Gram can handle. Gram soon starts having nightmares about their ghostly visitor's demise. And if a ghost and the hot summer weather weren't making things sticky enough, one of the town's volunteers--a man notorious for havi

May 5, 2016
Deadly dunes - a Mac McClellan mystery by Helms, E. Michael, author.

Deadly dunes - a Mac McClellan mystery

Hours after hiring Mac McClellan to investigate the supposed suicide of her archaeologist brother, single-mom Jessie dies in a car accident. Jessie had just showed Mac artifacts and a copy of a map Jake found, items that indicate Hernando de Soto and his explorers might have camped on Five Mile Island during the winter of 1539-1540. Studying the map, Mac determines the site lies in the middle of a planned resort, The Dunes. Declaring the area an historic site could shut the project down. Suspici

May 5, 2016
The body in the wardrobe by Page, Katherine Hall. author.

The body in the wardrobe

Attorney Sophie Maxwell has come to Savannah to be with her new husband, Will. But nothing throws cold water on a hot relationship faster than a dead body. Worse for Sophie, no one believes the body she knows she saw is real. Fortunately, Sophie has a good friend in Faith Fairchild. With teenage Amy being bullied by mean girls and husband Tom contemplating a major life change that will affect all the Fairchilds, Faith is eager for distraction in the form of some sleuthing. In between discussions

May 5, 2016
Black Hammock - A Noir Thriller Series Set in Jacksonville, Florida by Wiley, Michael

Black Hammock - A Noir Thriller Series Set in Jacksonville, Florida

May 5, 2016
Walleye Junction by Salvalaggio, Karin, author.

Walleye Junction

"When Detective Macy Greeley is called to Wilmington Creek, a sleepy ranching community in northern Montana, she expects an open-and-shut, if high-profile, murder case. What greets her is anything but. John Dalton, a soldier returned home from serving in Afghanistan, has been shot dead in an alleyway outside a local bar. Macy can't see any obvious motive for the attack, but John's closest friends and his twin sister, Jessie, have been keeping secrets. With a series of wildfires pushing the area'

May 5, 2016
Design for dying by Patrick, Renee, author.

Design for dying

May 5, 2016
The Lake District murder by Bude, John, 1901-1957, author.

The Lake District murder

The Lake District Murder opens with the discovery of a faceless body in an isolated garage, then follows Inspector Meredith through a complex investigation where every clue seems to lead only to another puzzle. Was this a bizarre suicide, or something more sinister? Why was the dead man apparently making plans to flee the country? And what does all this have to do with the newly discovered shady business dealings of the garage?

May 5, 2016