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X is for ... by Grafton, Sue.

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Mar 26, 2015
Weighed in the balance - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne.

Weighed in the balance - a William Monk novel

An exiled German prince falls from his horse in Victorian England and his wife is accused of murder. It's a scandal of international proportions and the man expected to sort out the truth from the lies is series sleuth William Monk. First though he must polish his manners. By the author of Cain His Brother.

Mar 26, 2015
Threads of deceit by Fox, Mae, author.

Threads of deceit

Former antiquities bounty hunter, Julie Ellis, is on the run, trying to stay one stiletto step ahead of her past. She accepts a position as manager of the Quilt Haus Inn in Missouri wine country, thinking it the perfect place to keep a low profile and start a new, less-dangerous career. It is - until Daniel Franklin walks through the door and asks for a room. Daniel claims he's come to Straussberg in search of a famous sunken ship that he believes is buried in a nearby farm field. Julie finds th

Mar 26, 2015
The stolen ones by Montanari, Richard, author.

The stolen ones

Detectives Kevin Byrne and Jessica Balzano investigate a killing spree that may be the handiwork of a former mental patient living in the catacombs beneath Philadelphia.

Mar 26, 2015
The sinister pig by Hillerman, Tony.

The sinister pig

The victim, well dressed but stripped of identification, is found at the edge of the vast Jicarilla Apache natural gas field just inside the jurisdiction of the Navajo Tribal Police, facing Sergeant Jim Chee with a complex puzzle. Why did the Washington office of the FBI snatch custody of this case from its local agents, cover it with secrecy, and call it a hunting accident? What was the victim seeking among the maze of pipelines and pumping stations in America's largest gas field? Was he invest

Mar 26, 2015
Cold betrayal - an Ali Reynolds novel by Jance, Judith A.

Cold betrayal - an Ali Reynolds novel

"Revenge isn't the only dish served cold... Ali Reynolds's longtime friend and Taser-carrying nun, Sister Anselm, rushes to the bedside of a young pregnant woman hospitalized for severe injuries after she was hit by a car on a deserted Arizona highway. The girl had been running away from The Family, a polygamous cult with no patience for those who try to leave its ranks. Meanwhile, married life agrees with Ali. But any hopes that she and her husband, B. Simpson, will finally slow down and relax

Mar 26, 2015
Dark rooms by Anolik, Lili, author.

Dark rooms

"Death sets the plot in motion: the murder of Nica Baker, beautiful, wild, enigmatic, and only sixteen. The crime is solved, and quickly--a lonely classmate, unrequited love, a suicide note confession--but memory and instinct won't allow Nica's older sister, Grace, to accept the case as closed. Dropping out of college and living at home, working at the moneyed and progressive private high school in Hartford, Connecticut, from which she recently graduated, Grace becomes increasingly obsessed with

Mar 26, 2015
Lethal beauty by Wiehl, Lis W.

Lethal beauty

When a key witness goes missing in the case she is prosecuting, Mia Quinn discovers that her case is linked to two murder investigations led by Seattle homicide detective Charlie Carlson and together they must race against time to find the truth before another crime hits too close to home.

Mar 26, 2015
An exaggerated murder - a novel by Cook, Josh D., 1980- author.

An exaggerated murder - a novel

Mar 26, 2015
Endangered by Box, C. J.

Endangered

"Joe Pickett has lived through plenty of danger, but this time it's his daughter's life at stake and Joe and his family will be tested as never before"--

Mar 26, 2015
Grave on Grand Avenue by Hirahara, Naomi

Grave on Grand Avenue

Mar 26, 2015
Green and Pleasant Land by Cutler, Judith

Green and Pleasant Land

Mar 26, 2015
A June of ordinary murders by Brady, Conor.

A June of ordinary murders

"A thrilling, beautifully written mystery debut that brings 1880s Dublin vividly, passionately to life, from the former editor of The Irish Times This captivating, expertly crafted mystery debut captures the life and essence of Victorian Dublin and draws the reader on a gripping journey of murder and intrigue. In the 1880s the Dublin Metropolitan Police classified crime in two distinct classes. Political crimes were classed as "special," whereas theft, robbery and even murder, no matter how ter

Mar 26, 2015
Aftermath by Robinson, Peter, 1950-

Aftermath

"Inspector Allan Banks is swamped with the aftermath of the horrific murder of five teenaged girls, while trying to cope with his divorce, his subordinates and the killer's wife, who might be hiding a lot more than she let on."--

Mar 26, 2015
The Devil's Making - A Victorian Detective Mystery by Haldane, Sean

The Devil's Making - A Victorian Detective Mystery

Mar 26, 2015
A dangerous place - a novel by Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- author.

A dangerous place - a novel

Arriving in turbulent 1937 Gibraltar in the aftermath of a tragedy, Maisie Dobbs raises the British Secret Service's suspicions through her involvement in the murder of a Sephardic Jewish photographer.

Mar 26, 2015
The Body in the Birches by Page, Katherine Hall

The Body in the Birches

Mar 26, 2015
Cry uncle by McLean, Russel D., author.

Cry uncle

"Working undercover on behalf of the police, McNee’s mission is to get close to aging gangster David Burns and uncover his secrets. In his role as Burns’ new right hand man, he’s expected to follow orders and get his hands dirty. But how far can he go before he crosses the line? With the murder of Burns’ nephew – supposedly under McNee’s protection at the time – the tension ratchets up to breaking point, and McNee finds himself in the midst of a vicious turf war. His cover at risk of being blown

Mar 26, 2015
Satan's Lullaby - a medieval mystery by Royal, Priscilla.

Satan's Lullaby - a medieval mystery

It is the autumn of 1278. The harvest is in. The air is crisp. Dusty summer breathes a sigh before the dark seasons arrive. For Prioress Eleanor, dark times arrive early in Norfolk. Abbess Isabeau, the head of her order, has sent Father Etienne Davoir from its headquarters in France to inspect all aspects of Tyndall Priory from its morals to its roofs. Surely the Abbess would not have chosen her own brother for this rare and thorough investigation unless the cause was serious and she had reasons

Mar 26, 2015
Kittens can kill by Simon, Clea, author.

Kittens can kill

"The dead don't keep pets. So when animal behaviorist expert Pru Marlowe gets a call about a kitten, she doesn't expect to find the cuddly creature playing beside the cooling body of prominent Beauville lawyer David Canaday. Heart attack? His three adult daughters angrily blame drug interactions, feline allergies--and each other. And begin to feud over their father, his considerable estate, and that cute ball of fluff. While the cause of death is pending, each sister has an axe to grind--with ar

Mar 26, 2015