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A turn for the bad by Connolly, Sheila, author.

A turn for the bad

"After calling Ireland home for six months, Boston expat Maura Donovan still has a lot to learn about Irish ways -- and Sullivan's Pub is her classroom. Maura didn't only inherit a business, she inherited a tight-knit community. And when a tragedy strikes, it's the talk of the pub. A local farmer, out for a stroll on the beach with his young son, has mysteriously disappeared. Did he drown? Kill himself? The child can say only that he saw a boat. Everyone from the local gardai to the Coast Guard

Feb 14, 2016
Quiet neighbors - a novel by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- author.

Quiet neighbors - a novel

Feb 14, 2016
Panther's Prey by Smith, Lachlan

Panther's Prey

Feb 14, 2016
A murderous mind - a Naomi Blake novel by Adams, Jane, 1960- author.

A murderous mind - a Naomi Blake novel

The murder of a student re-opens a series of cold cases in this intriguing mystery. A young student is found brutally murdered in her room, killed while her flatmates slept nearby. The police soon recognize that this is frighteningly similar to a crime committed fifteen years before. A crime investigated by the now discredited Detective Inspector Joe Jackson, but never solved. Other deaths, linked to the same modus operandi and stretching back more than twenty years, have also remained unsolved.

Feb 14, 2016
Shards of Murder by Hollon, Cheryl

Shards of Murder

Feb 14, 2016
The plague of thieves affair by Muller, Marcia, author.

The plague of thieves affair

"Sabina Carpenter and John Quinncannon are no stranger to mysteries. In the five years since they opened Carpenter and Quinncannon, Professional Detective Services, they have solved dozens, but one mystery has eluded even them: Sherlock Holmes or, rather, the madman claiming his identity, who keeps showing up with a frustrating (though admittedly useful) knack for solving difficult cases. Roland W. Fairchild, recently arrived from Chicago, claims Holmes is his first cousin, Charles P. Fairchild

Feb 14, 2016
The pot thief who studied Georgia O'Keeffe by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944- author.

The pot thief who studied Georgia O'Keeffe

"A dealer in traditional Native American pottery, Hubie Schuze scours New Mexico in search of ancient treasures. The Bureau of Land Management calls him a criminal, but Hubie knows that the real injustice would be to leave the legacies of prehistoric craftspeople buried in the dirt. In all his travels across the state, there is one place that Hubie hasn’t been able to access: Trinity Site at the White Sands Missile Range, where the first atomic bomb was detonated. Deep within the range are ruins

Feb 14, 2016
Out of the Dying Pan - A Deep Fried Mystery by Reilly, Linda

Out of the Dying Pan - A Deep Fried Mystery

Feb 14, 2016
Into oblivion - an Icelandic thriller by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961-, author

Into oblivion - an Icelandic thriller

"Into Oblivion, the follow-up to the gritty prequel Reykjavik Nights, gives devoted fans another glimpse of Erlendur in his early days as a young, budding detective. A woman swims in a remote, milky-blue lagoon. Steam rises from the water and as it clears, a body is revealed in the ghostly light. Miles away, a vast aircraft hangar rises behind the perimeter fence of the US military base. A sickening thud is heard as a man's body falls from a high platform. Many years before, a schoolgirl went mi

Feb 14, 2016
Murder on a summer's day by Brody, Frances, author.

Murder on a summer's day

"When the India Office seek help in finding Maharajah Narayan, last seen hunting on the Bolton Abbey estate, they call upon the expertise of renowned amateur detective Kate Shackleton to investigate. But soon a missing persons case turns to murder. Shot through the heart, Narayan's body has obviously not been in the woods overnight. Who brought it here, and from where? And what has happened to the hugely valuable diamond that was in the Maharajah's possession? An inexplicable murder ... As Kate

Feb 14, 2016
The ghost walker by Coel, Margaret, 1937-, author

The ghost walker

The sleuthing priest working on an Indian reservation, Father O'Malley, reports a body in the snow, but when police arrive on the scene the body has vanished. The Indians claim it must have been a ghost, but Father O'Malley doesn't believe in ghosts, especially since he stopped drinking.

Feb 14, 2016
Presumed puzzled - a Puzzle Lady mystery by Hall, Parnell, author.

Presumed puzzled - a Puzzle Lady mystery

"Presumed Puzzled is the latest mystery from Parnell Hall featuring the delightfully charming fraud Cora Felton. The Puzzle Lady gets more than she bargained for when she's hired to track down Paula Martindale's straying husband. Cora Felton finds him hacked to pieces on his living room rug, while his blood-drenched wife haunts the crime scene clutching a butcher knife. It's a tough spot for attractive young attorney Becky Baldwin. Paula is presumed innocent until proven guilty, but without Cora

Feb 14, 2016
A talent for murder by LaRue, Teresa A.

A talent for murder

"When her aunt comes under suspicion in a murder case, a devoted niece turns sleuth."--

Feb 14, 2016
First Fix Your Alibi - British Police Procedural by James, Bill

First Fix Your Alibi - British Police Procedural

Feb 14, 2016
Journey to Munich by Winspear, Jacqueline

Journey to Munich

Feb 14, 2016
Jump Cut by Hellmann, Libby Fischer

Jump Cut

Feb 14, 2016
Rain dogs - a Detective Sean Duffy novel by McKinty, Adrian, author.

Rain dogs - a Detective Sean Duffy novel

"It's just the same things over and again for Sean Duffy: riot duty, heartbreak, cases he can solve but never get to court. But what detective gets two locked-room mysteries in one career? When journalist Lily Bigelow is found dead in the courtyard of Carrickfergus castle, it looks like a suicide. Yet there are just a few things that bother Duffy enough to keep the case file open. Which is how he finds out that she was working on a devastating investigation of corruption and abuse at the hig

Feb 14, 2016
If I run by Blackstock, Terri, 1957- author.

If I run

Casey Cox has blood on the bottom of her shoes, in her car, on her clothes. But there's no point in trying to defend herself. She just has to run. Casey didn't kill her friend Brent. She discovered his body, but she'd never try to hurt him. He's the only person she's ever trusted enough to tell the truth about what happened to her father ...and there's no doubt in her mind that Brent was killed trying to help her prove it. She has to run before they get to her too. Dylan Roberts was hired to fin

Feb 14, 2016
King maybe - a Junior Bender mystery by Hallinan, Timothy.

King maybe - a Junior Bender mystery

"Los Angeles burglar Junior Bender is in the middle of burgling a house and has just gotten his hands on one of the world's rarest stamps when the job goes terrifically wrong. After barely escaping, Junior realizes the danger is far from over. He's gotten himself on the wrong side of a man whose name is synonymous with violence, and to save his own skin he's set off a chain reaction of blackmail, strong-arming, and escalating crime. To pay off his underworld debts, Junior is forced to break into

Feb 14, 2016
Killer Reunion by McKevett, G. A.

Killer Reunion

Feb 14, 2016