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Sorrow road by Keller, Julia, author.

Sorrow road

"From the small towns of Appalachia they came, the young men who joined the fight for liberty in World War II. Now they are elderly, and some of them--like Harmon Strayer, father of prosecutor Bell Elkins's former law school classmate--suffer from Alzheimer's. When Harmon dies in an Alzheimer's care facility from what appear to be natural causes, Bell confronts a mystery that brims with questions about memory, grief and the lethal cost of burying the past. During a winter of record snow and cold

Aug 30, 2016
The St. Lucia Island club by Monahan, Brent, 1948- author.

The St. Lucia Island club

When retired Southern sheriff-turned-New York City detective John Le Brun and his wife, Lordis, set sail in 1910 for a long-awaited honeymoon on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, they expect to find relaxation in paradise. However, they soon discover they've been lured to the island in part to tout its attributes as a burgeoning vacation retreat to wealthy investors back home. Instead of finding tranquility among the tropical isle's quaint villages and sandy beaches, they encounter a land teemi

Aug 30, 2016
Unlucky charms by Johnston, Linda O, author.

Unlucky charms

Aug 30, 2016
Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M, author.

Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery

A holiday on the picturesque island of Alderney leads to a case of cold-blooded murder for American Anglophile Dorothy Martin. When Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired police detective Alan Nesbitt, decide to visit the beautiful island of Alderney in the English Channel, they hope for a pleasant, peaceful holiday. It's not to be. Taking a walk on their very first day, they discover a body, apparently the victim of an unfortunate accident, on a precipitous hill path. The dead man, they learn,

Aug 30, 2016
Smoke and mirrors by Griffiths, Elly, author.

Smoke and mirrors

"In the sequel to the "captivating"* Zig Zag Girl, DI Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto hunt for a killer after two children are murdered in a tragic tableau of a very grim fairy tale. *Wall Street Journal It's Christmastime in Brighton, and the city is abuzz about a local production of Aladdin, starring the marvelous Max Mephisto. But the holiday cheer is lost on DI Edgar Stephens. He's investigating the murder of two children, Annie and Mark, who were strangled to death in the wo

Aug 30, 2016
Sherlock - The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir/ Gatiss, Mark/ Moffat, Steven

Sherlock - The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures

Aug 30, 2016
Thirty-two and a half complications by Swank, Denise Grover.

Thirty-two and a half complications

There's no denying trouble finds Rose Gardner like a divining rod finds water, especially when Rose finds herself in the middle of a bank robbery. But after the robbers steal her deposit bag - containing a large amount of cash - she soon finds out that thanks to her sister Violet's financial mismanagement, trouble is threatening her business as well. To top if off, Rose's ex-boyfriend Joe Simmons has moved back to Henryetta to fill the Chief Deputy Sheriff position. Rose's involvement as a witne

Aug 30, 2016
Thirty-one and a half regrets - a Rose Gardner mystery by Swank, Denise Grover.

Thirty-one and a half regrets - a Rose Gardner mystery

While Rose recovers from a broken heart, she finds herself at odds with her sister -and business partner- Violet. Rose buries herself in her landscaping work, but becomes worried when her employee and friend, Bruce Wayne Decker, goes missing. In the meantime, Fenton County assistant D.A., Mason Deveraux has been patiently waiting to begin a relationship with Rose, but she realizes she needs to confront the demons of her past before she can embrace a new future. She needs to find out the truth ab

Aug 30, 2016
Thirty-four and a half predicaments by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Thirty-four and a half predicaments

Rose Gardner hates seeing her normally flamboyant best friend Neely Kate struggle with depression. So when Rose stumbles onto a piece of evidence indicating her birth mother might have been involved in a crime, she does the one thing guaranteed to cheer Neely Kate. She convinces her friend to help her solve a mystery. Though their penchant for investigating has gotten them into plenty of pickles in the past, what can go wrong if they're looking into a case that went cold a quarter of a century a

Aug 30, 2016
Thirty-five and a half conspiracies by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Thirty-five and a half conspiracies

Rose Gardner has survived plenty of close scrapes in the past, but her latest bit of trouble has landed her in the Fenton County holding cell on trumped up charges. The most powerful man in southern Arkansas, J.R. Simmons, is determined to put her behind bars for good and destroy everything she holds dear, including her boyfriend, Mason, and her friend Skeeter, reigning king of the Fenton County crime world. In a stunning betrayal, it seems as if J.R.'s son, Rose's ex-boyfriend, might have turne

Aug 30, 2016
A terrible beauty - a Lady Emily mystery by Alexander, Tasha, 1969- author.

A terrible beauty - a Lady Emily mystery

"Lady Emily retreats to her villa on the island of Santorini for a brief respite from London. But when she arrives, the housekeeper informs her that the master of the house has returned--Emily's first husband who died a decade earlier.."--

Aug 30, 2016
Shoot don't shoot by Jance, Judith A.

Shoot don't shoot

A prisoner languishes in a Phoenix jail cell, accused of killing his estranged wife. No one belives the man is innocent, except the new Sheriff of Cochise County, in town for a crash course in police training. Joanna Brady is out of her jursidiction-and possibly in over her head. For a human monster in on the prowl, hiding grisly evidenct of his horrific crimes in the vast emptiness of the Arizona desert. And an impromptu investigation , with no official sanction and no back up, is drawing a col

Aug 30, 2016
A shocking assassination by Harrison, Cora, author.

A shocking assassination

"Ireland 1923. Reverend Mother Aquinas is buying buttered eggs in the Cork city market at the very moment when the city engineer, James Doyle, is assassinated. Although no one saw the actual killing, a young reporter named Sam O'Mahony is found standing close to the body, a pistol in his hand, and is arrested and charged. Following a desperate appeal from Sam's mother, convinced of her son's innocence, the Reverend Mother investigates -- and, in this turbulent, war-torn city, uncovers several ot

Aug 30, 2016
When the music's over - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950- author.

When the music's over - an Inspector Banks novel

"Two women. Two crimes. The first is a poet claiming she was assaulted decades earlier by a man now regarded as one of the country's national treasures. And the second is a girl found on a remote roadside, her body broken, her life snuffed out. For Alan Banks, newly promoted to Detective Superintendent, the first case rips a tunnel into long-ago days of innocence and discovery, of music and light. And in the victim, he sees an opportunity for magic recaptured ... if he can bring her assailant to

Aug 30, 2016
Whispers in the mist by Alber, Lisa, 1966- author.

Whispers in the mist

"In Lisfenora, Ireland, a strange fog has rolled in off the Atlantic. Along with the fog comes tales of Grey Man, a predatory faery of local lore who snatches innocent souls into his deadly gloom. And with the mists come murder. When a teenage boy dies in Detective Sergeant Danny Ahern's arms, Danny finds himself pursuing his own grey man, a killer who becomes more elusive the closer Danny gets to the truth. A mute woman may be the key to solving the murder and helping Danny heal his own broken

Aug 30, 2016
Thrill kill - a Matt Sinclair mystery by Thiem, Brian, author.

Thrill kill - a Matt Sinclair mystery

Aug 30, 2016
Threefold death by Dillon, E. R., author.

Threefold death

Aug 30, 2016
Survivors will be shot again by Crider, Bill, 1941- author.

Survivors will be shot again

"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 th

Aug 30, 2016
Silver spire by Goldsborough, Robert.

Silver spire

Nero Wolfe and sidekick Archie Goodwin tackle the powerful high-stakes world of mass-media evangelism as they try to protect one of America's most beloved preachers.

Aug 30, 2016
Wall Street noir by

Wall Street noir

Anthologies which illuminate the darker side of Wall Street and the financial decision makers and places rarely seen.

Aug 30, 2016