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Anatomy of Evil - A Barker and Llewellyn Novel by Thomas, Will

Anatomy of Evil - A Barker and Llewellyn Novel

Apr 19, 2015
Stone cold dead - an Ellie Stone mystery by Ziskin, James W., 1960-

Stone cold dead - an Ellie Stone mystery

"December 21, 1960, the shortest day of the year: Fifteen-year-old Darleen Hicks slips away from her school bus as it idles in the junior-high parking lot, waiting to depart. Moments later the bus rumbles away without her, and she is never seen again. New Year's Eve 1960: The small upstate town of New Holland, New York, is in the grips of a severe cold snap, when Ellie Stone receives a late-night caller--Irene Metzger, the grieving mother of Darleen Hicks. She tells Ellie that the local police

Apr 19, 2015
The whole cat and caboodle by Ryan, Sofie, 1958- author.

The whole cat and caboodle

Sarah Grayson is the happy proprietor of Second Chance, a charming shop in the oceanfront town of North Harbor, Maine. At the shop, she sells used items that she has lovingly refurbished and repurposed. But her favorite pet project so far has been adopting a stray cat she names Elvis. The big black cat with a scar across his nose turned up at a local bar when the band was playing the King of Rock and Roll's music and hopped in Sarah's truck. When Sarah's elderly friend Maddie is found with the b

Apr 19, 2015
Saving cecil. by Mims, Lee, 1948-

Saving cecil.

Apr 19, 2015
Pursuit in Provence - a Jordan Mayfair mystery by Gobbell, Phyllis C.

Pursuit in Provence - a Jordan Mayfair mystery

"Pursuit in Provence is Jordan Mayfair's debut as an amateur sleuth finding her way through a labyrinth of art rock-and-roll -- and murder -- against the captivating backdrop of Provence.

Apr 19, 2015
Horse of a different killer by Morrigan, Laura, author.

Horse of a different killer

"Animal behaviorist Grace Wilde's psychic ability gives her insight into the minds of all kinds of creatures. If only humans were as easy to read... Dead men may tell no tales, but they can screw up your life with a few phone calls. Grace's abusive ex-brother-in-law, Anthony Ortega, needs her help--at least that's what he said on the messages he left before his sudden death. Grace is inclined to let the matter rest in peace, but when her sister is named a suspect, Grace decides to get to the bot

Apr 19, 2015
Green and pleasant land - a Fran Harman mystery by Cutler, Judith, author.

Green and pleasant land - a Fran Harman mystery

Retired police detective Fran Harman discovers that someone doesn't like her digging up the past when she re-opens a twenty-year-old cold case.

Apr 19, 2015
A good way to go - a Detective Inspector McLusky novel by Helton, Peter, author.

A good way to go - a Detective Inspector McLusky novel

"On his first day back at work following his suspension, DI McLusky finds himself in the midst of a major murder enquiry when a body is discovered in the canal at Netham Lock. Chained, weighted down, tied to a buoy by the neck, it has all the hallmarks of a premeditated, ritualistic killing. As he questions those who knew the victim in an attempt to uncover the dead woman's secrets, McLusky's investigations are disrupted by the discovery of a second body, bound and gagged like the first--but the

Apr 19, 2015
Edge by Oldham, Nick, 1956- author.

Edge

When Charlie Wilder is released from prison he's desperate to resume his life of crime. But when he discovers he's been betrayed by his closest friends, Charlie's rage turns to cold-blooded murder and an orgy of violence ensues ... As a gruesome turn of fate spins Henry Christie unwillingly into a collision course with Charlie, he finds himself pitted against one of the most brutal and dangerous individuals he has encountered in over thirty years as a cop. Fleeing for his life through an unforgi

Apr 19, 2015
Down don't bother me - a Slim in little Egypt mystery by Miller, Jason, author.

Down don't bother me - a Slim in little Egypt mystery

In the depths of the Knight Hawk, one of the last working collieries in downstate Illinois, the body of a reporter is found, his mini-recorder tied around his neck and a notepad stuffed in his mouth. The Knight Hawk's owner, Matthew Luster, isn't happy. He wants answers -- and he doesn't want the cops or any more press poking into his business. To protect himself and the operation, he turns to Slim, a mine employee with a reputation for "bloodhounding" -- finding lost souls when the police can't

Apr 19, 2015
Blood sweep - a Posadas County mystery by Havill, Steven, author.

Blood sweep - a Posadas County mystery

Gifted fifteen-year-old Francisco Guzman has become an internationally renowned concert pianist, touring the world under the auspices of his music conservatory. That gives his mother, Posadas County Undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman, plenty of reason to worry--and that's magnified when she learns that he's in Mexico's crime-ridden Mazatlan for a concert series where he may be the target for scam artists and kidnappers. Estelle's worries go from bad to worse when her uncle--a man she didn't know

Apr 19, 2015
The gentle art of murder - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M, author.

The gentle art of murder - a Dorothy Martin mystery

Dorothy and Alan investigate when a body is discovered at the bottom of an elevator shaft during an art department party at Sherebury University and the killer shows signs of striking again.

Apr 19, 2015
American cafe by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue

American cafe

Apr 19, 2015
The best American mystery stories of the century by Hillerman, Tony (EDT)/ Penzler, Otto (EDT)

The best American mystery stories of the century

A collection of the best in mystery writing includes contributions by O. Henry, Dashiell Hammett, Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, Ellery Queen, James Thurber, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Sara Paretsky, John Steinbeck, and Mickey Spillane

Apr 19, 2015
Brutality by Thoft, Ingrid.

Brutality

"Gutsy, relentless, wisecracking P.I. Fina Ludlow is back with her most hard-hitting case yet in the critically acclaimed series by Ingrid Thoft. When soccer mom Liz Barone is attacked in her kitchen and left with a life-threatening injury, Fina Ludlow is hired by Liz's mother to identify her attacker. It's unusual for Fina to take a case that isn't connected to the family firm, Ludlow and Associates, but Liz was in the process of suing her alma mater, New England University-a suit that could b

Apr 19, 2015
The cabinet of curiosities by Preston, Douglas J.

The cabinet of curiosities

Apr 19, 2015
Dead in the water by Dunn, Carola

Dead in the water

Apr 19, 2015
Crazy mountain kiss - a Sean Stranahan mystery by McCafferty, Keith.

Crazy mountain kiss - a Sean Stranahan mystery

Apr 19, 2015
Death in Brittany by Bannalec, Jean-Luc

Death in Brittany

Apr 19, 2015
Death at Wentwater Court by Dunn, Carola

Death at Wentwater Court

Apr 19, 2015