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Murder most fowl by Maxwell, Edith, author.

Murder most fowl

"Spring may be just around the corner, but a cold-blooded killer has put the big chill on the residents of Westbury, Massachusetts. It looks like organic farmer-turned-sleuth Cam Flaherty will have to set aside her seedlings for the time being as she tills the soil for clues in the mysterious death of a local poultry maven. With the weather getting warmer, Cam should be spending her days pruning blueberry bushes and taking care of the new batch of chicks that just hatched. But murder knows no s

Jun 26, 2016
Sidney Chambers and the dangers of temptation by Runcie, James, 1959- author.

Sidney Chambers and the dangers of temptation

Collects six new stories featuring the priest and part-time detective Sidney Chambers, in which he helps a youth in a hippie commune, a student who is divested of a family heirloom, and his former curate, who has been tied to an arson attack.

Jun 26, 2016
Not dead enough - a Cal Claxton Oregon mystery by Easley, Warren C., author.

Not dead enough - a Cal Claxton Oregon mystery

The first closing of the floodgates of the mammoth Dalles Dam on the Columbia River inundated the sacred falls and the Native American village at Celilo which depended on the river's magnificent fish. Nelson Queah, Wasco Indian, war hero, and passionate opponent of the dam, watched helplessly as 10,000 years of tribal history and fishing tradition disappeared. That 1957 night, Nelson Queah vanished without a trace. Fifty years later, attorney Cal Claxton, new to Portland after a career as a pros

Jun 26, 2016
The pot thief who studied D.H. Lawrence by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied D.H. Lawrence

To secure a fortune in rare ceramics, Hubie must steal from a dead author Eighty years ago, D.H. Lawrence moved to Taos to make a home for himself in the mountains of New Mexico. To welcome the famed writer, his neighbor brought over a stew and left the container as a gift. But this was no Tupperware-it was a handcrafted pot made in the ancient tradition by one of the finest craftswomen of her generation. Decades later, the neighbor's great-grandson wants it back, and there is no one in New Mexi

Jun 26, 2016
Thrill Kill by Thiem, Brian

Thrill Kill

Jun 26, 2016
Terminal by Karp, Marshall

Terminal

Jun 26, 2016
Take the Monkey and Run by Morrigan, Laura

Take the Monkey and Run

Jun 26, 2016
Rat run - an Anderson and Costello mystery by Ramsay, Caro.

Rat run - an Anderson and Costello mystery

"In August 1992, a young mother and her two small sons were brutally murdered in the woods behind their home. The victims' neighbour Andrew Gyle was convicted of the crime and sentenced to life imprisonment. Now, twenty-three years later, a macabre discovery throws new light on the case. Could there have been a shocking miscarriage of justice?"--Publisher

Jun 26, 2016
One from without by Fuller, Jack, author.

One from without

"A major corporate hostile takeover is complicated by the Board's handling of a mysterious hacker who is somehow selectively sabotaging the core data storage integrity of key corporate personnel while, at the same time, the CFO finds himself having to face the personal consequences of his earlier life in the CIA."--

Jun 26, 2016
Murder on the Quai by Black, Cara, 1951- author.

Murder on the Quai

"The world knows Aimee Leduc, heroine of 15 mysteries in this New York Times bestselling series, as a tres chic, no-nonsense private investigator the toughest and most relentless in Paris. Now author Cara Black dips back in time to reveal how Aimee first became a detective. November 1989: Aimee Leduc is in her first year of college at Paris's preeminent medical school. She lives in a 17th-century apartment that overlooks the Seine with her father, who runs the family detective agency. But the we

Jun 26, 2016
Homicide in the house by Shogan, Colleen J., 1975- author.

Homicide in the house

"When the goverment shuts down, D.C. becomes a ghost town. A perfect opportunity to get away with murder. Not on Kit's watch." --

Jun 26, 2016
The devils of Cardona by Carr, Matthew, 1955- author.

The devils of Cardona

"In this gripping historical thriller set in sixteenth-century Spain, a Catholic priest is murdered by a mysterious Muslim avenger as the Inquisition continues to force Moriscos to live and worship as Christians. In March 1584, the priest of Belamar de la Sierra, a small town in Aragon near the French border, is murdered in his own church. Most of the town's inhabitants are Moriscos, former Muslims who converted to Catholicism. Anxious to avert a violent backlash on the eve of a royal visit, an

Jun 26, 2016
The devil's cold dish by Kuhns, Eleanor, author.

The devil's cold dish

"Will Rees is back home on his farm in 1796 Maine with his teenage son, his pregnant wife, their five adopted children, and endless farm work under the blistering summer sun. But for all that, Rees is happy to have returned to Dugard, Maine, the town where he was born and raised, and where he's always felt at home. Until now. When a man is found dead - murdered - after getting into a public dispute with Rees, Rees starts to realize someone is intentionally trying to pin the murder on him. Then,

Jun 26, 2016
Death on the Sapphire - a Lady Frances Ffolkes mystery by Koreto, R. J., author.

Death on the Sapphire - a Lady Frances Ffolkes mystery

"An extraordinary woman living in extraordinary times, Lady Frances Ffolkes is an Edwardian-era suffragette who has an uncanny ability to attract danger and romance. When Major Colcombe, a family friend and war veteran, dies under mysterious circumstances, the good Lady Frances discovers that he was working on a manuscript about South Africa's bloody Boer War, which reportedly revealed a scandalous mistake that cost many innocent lives. Now, it's up to Frances and her loyal lady's maid, June Mal

Jun 26, 2016
Death in Eden - a mystery by Heald, Paul J., 1959-

Death in Eden - a mystery

Jun 26, 2016
Courtin' murder in West Wheeling by Dymmoch, Michael Allen. author.

Courtin' murder in West Wheeling

"When Sheriff Homer Deters' proposal to his sweetheart is interrupted by the report of a body in a ditch, he discovers the corpse is skeletal and half the town has trampled through the scene. Before the investigation gains traction, someone turns a truck load of actual mustangs loose in the Truck Stop parking lot. And when the truck-driver is subsequently murdered, Homer has a real who-dunnit on his hands. Complaints about rats and transients, jackasses of the two and four-legged variety, and a

Jun 26, 2016
Survivors will be shot again - a Dan Rhodes mystery by Crider, Bill, 1941- author.

Survivors will be shot again - a Dan Rhodes mystery

"Life is never easy for Sheriff Dan Rhodes. Even in a small Texas county, there's always something going on for a sheriff to look into, whether it's an attempted robbery, a marijuana patch guarded by an alligator, or a murder. This time the murdered man seems to be connected to a string of recent burglaries, but just how isn't easy to figure out. It takes some time and another murder before Sheriff Rhodes discovers the answers.Survivors Will Be Shot Again, Bill Crider's latest installment in the

Jun 26, 2016
Yellowstone standoff - a National Park mystery by Graham, Scott, author.

Yellowstone standoff - a National Park mystery

Jun 26, 2016
Willnot - a novel by Sallis, James, 1944- author.

Willnot - a novel

In his celebrated career, James Sallis has created some of the most finely drawn protagonists in crime fiction, all of them thoughtful observers of the human condition: Lew Griffin, the black New Orleans private investigator; retired detective John Turner; the unnamed wheelman in Drive. Dr. Lamar Hale will now join the ranks of Sallis's finest characters. In the woods outside the town of Willnot, the remains of several people have suddenly been discovered, unnerving the community and unsettling

Jun 26, 2016
Wishful Seeing by Kellough, Janet

Wishful Seeing

Jun 26, 2016