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Fighting chance - a Gregor Demarkian novel by Haddam, Jane.

Fighting chance - a Gregor Demarkian novel

"Gregor Demarkian grew up in the Armenian-American enclave in Philadelphia known as Cavanaugh Street. Even though he left to go to college, and then went on to a storied career in the famous Behavioral Science Unit of the FBI, he eventually returned to Cavanaugh Street after an early retirement. There he finds himself in a rapidly gentrifying urban neighborhood that still retains some of the friends, institutions, and flavor of the immigrant neighborhood he grew up in. Among them is his best fr

Jul 23, 2014
Identity by Thoft, Ingrid.

Identity

"Private investigator Fina Ludlow returns to tackle a new case for her family's firm--a paternity case that goes horribly wrong"--

Jul 23, 2014
Hidden depths by Cleeves, Ann.

Hidden depths

Jul 23, 2014
A Grave Matter - A Lady Darby Mystery by Huber, Anna Lee, author.

A Grave Matter - A Lady Darby Mystery

"Scotland, 1830. Following the death of her dear friend, Lady Kiera Darby is in need of a safe haven. Returning to her childhood home, Kiera hopes her beloved brother, Trevor, and the merriment of the Hogmanay Ball will distract her. But when a caretaker is murdered and a grave is disturbed at nearby Dryburgh Abbey, Kiera is once more thrust into the cold grasp of death. While Kiera knows that aiding in another inquiry will only further tarnish her reputation, her knowledge of anatomy could make

Jul 23, 2014
Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963- author.

Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery

"The fourth book in the series finds Verlaque and Bonnet on vacation on a remote island in the glittering Mediterranean Like Donna Leon and Andrea Camilleri, M. L. Longworth's books enchant mystery lovers with a taste for good food and gorgeous landscapes. In Murder on the I^le Sordou, Judge Antoine Verlaque and his girlfriend, law professor Marine Bonnet, are hoping to enjoy a relaxing holiday at the Locanda Sordou, an opulent hotel that is reopening after decades, but someone has other plans

Jul 23, 2014
Hell with the lid blown off - an Alafair Tucker mystery by Casey, Donis.

Hell with the lid blown off - an Alafair Tucker mystery

In the summer of 1916, a twister devastates the land around Boynton, Oklahoma. Alafair Tucker's family and neighbors are not spared the ruin and grief spread by the storm, but no one will mourn Jubal Beldon, who made it his business to know the ugly secrets of everyone in town. As the undertaker does his grim duty for the victims, he finds that even in death Jubal isn't going to leave his neighbors in peace. He was already dead when the tornado carried his body to the middle of a field. Was it a

Jul 23, 2014
Muffin but murder by Hamilton, Victoria, 1957- author.

Muffin but murder

When her party to entice some prospective buyers ends in murder, muffin maker Merry Wynter, who is saddled with the high cost of maintaining an upstate castle, must catch a killer before her plans crumble.

Jul 23, 2014
Proof Positive - A Joe Gunther Novel by Mayor, Archer

Proof Positive - A Joe Gunther Novel

Jul 23, 2014
Prison Noir by Oates, Joyce Carol (EDT)

Prison Noir

Jul 23, 2014
The Cat, the Vagabond, and the Victim - A Cats in Trouble Mystery by Sweeney, Leann

The Cat, the Vagabond, and the Victim - A Cats in Trouble Mystery

Jul 23, 2014
Candle flame - being the thirteenth of the sorrowful mysteries of Brother Athelstan by Doherty, P. C, author.

Candle flame - being the thirteenth of the sorrowful mysteries of Brother Athelstan

February, 1381. London lies frozen in the grip of one of the bitterest winters on record. The ever-rising taxes demanded by the Regent, John of Gaunt, are causing increasing resentment among the city's poor. When the seething unrest boils over into a bloody massacre at a splendid Southwark tavern, The Candle Flame, in which nine people, including Gaunt's tax collectors, their military escort and the prostitutes entertaining them, are brutally murdered, the furious Regent orders Brother Athelstan

Jul 23, 2014
The Button man - a Hugo Marston novel by Pryor, Mark, 1967- author.

The Button man - a Hugo Marston novel

"Hugo Marston has just joined the State Department as head of security at the US Embassy in London. His task is to protect a pair of spoiled movie stars, Dayton Harper and his wife Ginny Ferro, whose reckless driving killed a prominent landowner in ruralEngland"--

Jul 23, 2014
The night searchers by Muller, Marcia.

The night searchers

When she is hired to investigate devil worshippers performing human sacrifices in San Francisco, private detective Sharon McCone discovers what her clients are really up to and goes undercover to find the truth.

Jul 23, 2014
Crime always pays by Burke, Declan, author.

Crime always pays

Karen and Ray are on their way to the Greek islands to rendezvous with Madge and split the fat bag of cash they conned from her ex-husband Rossi when they kidnapped, well, Madge. But they've reckoned without Stephanie Doyle, the cop who can't decide if she wants to arrest Madge, shoot Rossi, or ride off into the sunset with Ray. And then there's Melody, the wannabe movie director, who's pinning all her hopes on Sleeps, the narcoleptic getaway driver who just wants to go back inside and do some s

Jul 23, 2014
A matter of breeding by Jones, J. Sydney, author.

A matter of breeding

1901. Karl Werthen and his colleague, renowned criminologist Dr Hanns Gross, are investigating a bizarre series of murders in the small Austrian town of Graz. Meanwhile, back in Vienna, Karl's wife Berthe is looking into what seems to be a fraudulent breeding scheme involving the prized Lipizzaner horses. Could the two investigations be connected?

Jul 23, 2014
Bones never lie - a novel / Kathy Reichs. by Reichs, Kathy.

Bones never lie  - a novel / Kathy Reichs.

Jul 23, 2014
Basil instinct by Costa, Shelley.

Basil instinct

"A top secret society of female chefs, Belfiere has marinated in mystery for two centuries. With its members-only tattoo and code of omerta (silence), this is not your grandmother's cooking circle. Or so Eve Angelotta thought, until her own Nonna--Miracolo's feisty owner, Maria Pia--is chosen to join their shadowy ranks. When you let fifty masked Belfiereans with a lot to hide into your dining room, can murder be far behind?" -- from author's web page.

Jul 23, 2014
Darkness, Darkness by Harvey, John

Darkness, Darkness

Jul 23, 2014
The 7th woman - a Paris homicide novel by Molay, Frédérique, 1968- author.

The 7th woman - a Paris homicide novel

"There's no rest for Paris's top criminal investigation division, La Crim'. Who is preying on women in the French capital? How can he kill again and again without leaving any clues? A serial killer is taking pleasure in a macabre ritual that leaves the police on tenterhooks. Chief of Police Nico Sirsky--a super cop with a modern-day real life, including an ex-wife, a teenage son and a budding love story--races against the clock to solve the murders as they get closer and closer to his inner circ

Jul 23, 2014
The paramour's daughter - a Maggie MacGowen mystery by Hornsby, Wendy.

The paramour's daughter - a Maggie MacGowen mystery

Filmmaker Maggie MacGowen discovers that she was adopted and that her birth mother has left her relatives in France and a tangled inheritance.

Jul 23, 2014