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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

Aug 2, 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.

Aug 2, 2014
The Stone Wife by Lovesey, Peter

The Stone Wife

Aug 2, 2014
The Spirit and the Skull by Hayes, J. M.

The Spirit and the Skull

Aug 2, 2014
Really the Blues - A Mystery by Koenig, Joseph

Really the Blues - A Mystery

Aug 2, 2014
Phantom Limb - A Daniel Rinaldi Mystery by Palumbo, Dennis

Phantom Limb - A Daniel Rinaldi Mystery

Aug 2, 2014
Perfidia - a novel by Ellroy, James, 1955-

Perfidia - a novel

"A pulse-pounding, as-it-happens narrative that unfolds in Los Angeles over twenty-three days beginning on December 6, 1941. The Japanese have bombed Pearl Harbor. The United States teeters on the edge of war. The roundup of allegedly treasonous Japanese Americans is about to begin. And in L.A., a Japanese family is found dead. Murder or ritual suicide? The investigation will draw four people into a totally Ellroy-ian tangle: a brilliant Japanese American forensic chemist; an unsatisfiably adve

Aug 2, 2014
From Potter's field by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels, author.

From Potter's field

In New York, Dr. Kay Scarpetta, chief medical examiner, matches wits with a sadistic killer who operates in the subway tunnels. After killing a transit policeman he infiltrates the FBI's computers and sends her taunting messages while continuing to kill. The Central Park (New York) murder of a young, homeless woman on Christmas sends medical examiner Scarpetta, her friend Captain Marino, & her niece on a chase that ends in the subway. The sixth suspense thriller in an award-winning series finds

Aug 2, 2014
Blood on the water - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne.

Blood on the water - a William Monk novel

"Though Monk is witness to the terrible bombing of an afternoon pleasure boat on the river that leaves 200 people dead, much to his dismay the case is taken from his hands and given over to the commissioner of police. An Egyptian man is quickly caught, tried, and sentenced to death--and then just as swiftly murdered in prison. When evidence surfaces that proves the dead man innocent, the case is handed back to Monk, who must now rely on his own memory of the event to help piece together what rea

Aug 2, 2014
The blood of an Englishman - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C.

The blood of an Englishman - an Agatha Raisin mystery

Aug 2, 2014
The Extinction Of Snow by Lightfoot, Frederick, author.

The Extinction Of Snow

I am sacred. Comfot [sic] me. The death of her son Joseph in mysterious circumstances in France has sent Louise Tennant spiralling into grief so desperate she feels she is going mad. His last cryptic email to her before he is killed plays on her mind: she must find out what happened to him. Angry and self-absorbed, Louise has always alienated those she loves, including Joseph, a researcher for a drugs company. Now guilt and grief drive her on into a darkening world where the people she confronts

Aug 2, 2014
Done to death by Atkins, Charles, author.

Done to death

Ada Strauss is delighted to be asked to host a new TV show about antiques, produced by Lenore Parks Productions. But after Lenore is murdered, Ada and her partner Lilian get sucked into the affairs of Leonor's children, and there are twisted secrets at the heart of the Parks family that will prove dangerous for all involved.

Aug 2, 2014
A distance to death - a Tink Elledge mystery by Menino, H. M.

A distance to death - a Tink Elledge mystery

"Whip-smart, headstrong sleuth Tink Elledge is back on a horse, and back in competition--and this time, she must solve a murder while navigating the steep twists and turns of the legendary Tevis endurance trail ride. In the mountain wilderness of Sierra Nevada, she and her friend Isabel will race across one hundred miles of spectacular gorges and cross heart-stopping fords. Meanwhile, Tink's husband, Charlie, and step-son, Stephen, are nearby working on a new partnership with the reclusive but b

Aug 2, 2014
The dead will tell by Castillo, Linda.

The dead will tell

"Everyone in Painters Mill knows the abandoned Hochstetler farm is haunted. But only a handful of the residents remember the terrible secrets lost in the muted/hushed whispers of time--and now death is stalking them, seemingly from the grave. On a late-night shift, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called to the scene of an apparent suicide--an old man found hanging from the rafters in his dilapidated barn. But evidence quickly points to murder and Kate finds herself chasing a singularly diffic

Aug 2, 2014
The White Magic Five and Dime - a Tarot mystery by Hockensmith, Steve, author.

The White Magic Five and Dime - a Tarot mystery

Much to Alanis McLachlan's surprise, her estranged con-woman mother has left her an inheritance: The White Magic Five & Dime, a shop in tiny Berdache, Arizona. Reluctantly traveling to Berdache to claim her new property, Alanis decides to stay and pick up her mother's tarot business in an attempt to find out how she died. With help from a hunky cop and her mother's live-in teenage apprentice, Alanis begins faking her way through tarot readings in order to win the confidence of her mother's clie

Aug 2, 2014
Shroud of evil by Rowson, Pauline, author.

Shroud of evil

Aug 2, 2014
Sherlock Holmes. Volume II - the complete novels and stories by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.

Sherlock Holmes. Volume II - the complete novels and stories

The eccentric detective Sherlock Holmes with the aid of Dr. Watson investigates strange and baffling mysteries.

Aug 2, 2014
Sherlock Holmes. Volume I - the complete novels and stories by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.

Sherlock Holmes. Volume I - the complete novels and stories

A collection of Sherlock Holmes mystery adventures, including "A scandal in Bohemia," "The five orange pips," and "The adventure of the Engineer's thumb."

Aug 2, 2014
Enemies at home by Davis, Lindsey, author.

Enemies at home

In Ancient Rome, the number of slaves was far greater than that of free citizens. As a result, often the people Romans feared most were the "enemies at home," the slaves under their own roofs. Because of this, Roman law decreed that if the head of a household was murdered at home, and the culprit wasn't quickly discovered, his slaves, all of them, guilty or not, were presumed responsible and were put to death. Without exception. When a couple is found dead in their own bedroom and their house bu

Aug 2, 2014
Murder by the slice - a fresh-baked mystery by Washburn, L. J.

Murder by the slice - a fresh-baked mystery

When the president of Oliver Loving Elementary's Parent-Teacher Organization is stabbed during a carnival, retired schoolteacher and baker Phyllis Newsome is shocked to learn that she may have used the knife that killed her.

Aug 2, 2014