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A most curious murder by Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, 1946- author.

A most curious murder

With the destruction of her mother's Little Library and the discovery of curmudgeon Adam Cane murdered in the neighbor Zoe Zola's fairy garden, divorce´e Jenny Weston begins to doubt the soundness of her decision to return to her hometown of Bear Falls, Michigan. When another body is discovered, Jenny and Zoe decide to clear Zoe's name by finding the real killer.

Jul 27, 2016
Midnight crossing - a mystery by Fields, Tricia, author.

Midnight crossing - a mystery

"Police Chief Josie Gray wakes in the middle of the night, sure that she's heard a car slowly passing by her remote homestead. When she goes outside to check, she discovers a woman, mute with shock and terror, hiding on her porch. And when she explores the field nearby, she comes across the body of another young woman, shot and killed. Located on the border of Texas and Mexico, the small town of Artemis has become a way station for the coyotes who ferry immigrants across the Rio Grande. But they

Jul 27, 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

Jul 27, 2016
Take the monkey and run by Morrigan, Laura.

Take the monkey and run

Grace Wilde is excited to head to New Orleans for her first "real" case as an animal telepath. She intends to help a woman find her missing sister, but when she attempts to communicate with her client's cat, Coco, Grace gets distracted by the presence of a much wilder animal. Coco confirms that a mysterious monkey has been swinging around the Big Easy. Grace thinks she might be able to help corral the cheeky Capuchin in addition to solving her case. But things get complicated when she receives a

Jul 27, 2016
Someone always knows by Muller, Marcia, author.

Someone always knows

"Finally settled into their new home after losing their house in a fire, and fully established in their new shared offices, private investigator Sharon McCone and her business partner husband Hy are starting to feel comfortable. That calm is shattered when Hy's former colleague Gage Renshaw--a shady troublemaker who they had presumed dead reappears, and it's unclear what he wants from his prosperous former associate. Meanwhile, Sharon has a new client with a desire to rid a derelict house he's j

Jul 27, 2016
The Baker Street jurors by Robertson, Michael, 1951- author.

The Baker Street jurors

"Michael Robertson has delighted mystery readers and Sherlock Holmes aficionados everywhere with his charming and innovative Baker Street mystery series, where brothers Reggie and Nigel Heath are charged with answering letters to Sherlock that arrive at their law office, located at 221B Baker Street. In the exclusive London suburb of Hampstead Heath, Rory McSweeny--a true national hero, having led the England cricket team to successive international championships--is accused of murdering his own

Jul 27, 2016
Murder.com by Murphy, Haughton.

Murder.com

Jul 27, 2016
The woman in cabin 10 by Ware, Ruth, author.

The woman in cabin 10

"From New York Times bestselling author of the "twisty-mystery" (Vulture) novel In a Dark, Dark Wood, comes The Woman in Cabin 10, an equally suspenseful and haunting novel from Ruth Ware--this time, set at sea. In this tightly wound, enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie's works, Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and

Jul 27, 2016
Terminal - a Lomax and Biggs mystery by Karp, Marshall. author.

Terminal - a Lomax and Biggs mystery

Terminally ill patients are being recruited to commit murder before they die. LAPD detectives Mike Lomax and Terry Biggs are on their most challenging case so far.

Jul 27, 2016
Reading up a storm by Gates, Eva, 1951-

Reading up a storm

"After a successful party at Bodie Island's Lighthouse Library, librarian Lucy Richardson is ready to curl up with her cat, Charles, and a good book. But her R and R is cut short when she notices some mysterious lights leading a small boat to crash into the coast. The two shipwrecked seafarers survive the ordeal--but one of them shows up dead ashore a few days later. Lucy finds herself again roped into a murder investigation and navigating a sea of suspects, all of whom had motives to deep-six t

Jul 27, 2016
Outfoxed by Rosenfelt, David, author.

Outfoxed

"Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter spends as much time as he can working on his true passion, the Tara Foundation, the dog rescue organization he runs. Lately, Andy has been especially involved in a county prison program where inmates help train dogs the Tara Foundation has rescued to make them more adoptable, benefiting both the dogs and the prisoners. One of the prisoners Andy has been working with is Brian Atkins, who has 18 months left on a 5-year term for fraud. Brian has been helping to train

Jul 27, 2016
Threefold death by Dillon, E. R, author.

Threefold death

Jul 27, 2016
Magnolia moonlight by Ellis, Mary, 1951- author.

Magnolia moonlight

Jul 27, 2016
Final act - a Lambert & Hook police procedural by Gregson, J. M., author.

Final act - a Lambert & Hook police procedural

"Sam Jackson is not a man who suffers fools - or anyone else - gladly. A successful British television producer who fancies himself as a Hollywood mogul, he makes enemies easily, and delights in the fact. It is no great surprise that such a man should meet a violent death. Detective Chief Superintendent Lambert and Detective Sergeant Hook deduce that the person who killed him is almost certainly to be found among the company of actors who are shooting a series of detective mysteries in rural Her

Jul 27, 2016
Dust to dust by Duffy, Margaret, author.

Dust to dust

The murder of Richard Daws, 14th Earl of Hartwood and a senior official at the National Crime Agency at his home -- the highly secure Hartwood Castle -- has sent shockwaves through MI5, MI6 and the Met. Patrick Gillard, Daws' prote´ge´ and 'adviser' to the NCA, along with his wife and working partner, Ingrid Langley, vows to find his killer. Soon hunting down the recently out-of-jail Nicholas Haldane -- a bent ex-civil servant who once tried to kill Daws, as well as dealing with the arrival of I

Jul 27, 2016
Death at the Boston Tea Party - a John Rawlings mystery by Lake, Deryn, author.

Death at the Boston Tea Party - a John Rawlings mystery

"Following a long and perilous journey, Apothecary John Rawlings has arrived in Boston, Massachusetts, to pursue a new business venture. He finds the place riven with tension and unrest. There are many who feel it's time the colonies sought freedom from British rule, and the seething resentment erupts into outright rebellion during the notorious Boston Tea Party. But has someone taken advantage of the chaos to commit cold-blooded murder? Called in to examine a body fished out of Boston harbour,

Jul 27, 2016
Dead man walking by Green, Simon R., 1955-

Dead man walking

"A rogue agent has come in from the cold and wants to spill his secrets. The Organisation wants Ishmael to find out if Frank Parker is who he says he is, what he really knows, and why he has emerged from the shadows after all this time. Ishmael heads to Ringstone Lodge in Yorkshire where Parker is being held to find that an atmosphere of fear and suspicion prevails. As he and his fellow residents are menaced by a series of alarming and inexplicable incidents, Ishmael sets out to prove that it's

Jul 27, 2016
The Branson beauty by Booth, Claire, author.

The Branson beauty

"The Branson Beauty, an old showboat, has crashed in the waters of an Ozark mountain lake just outside the popular tourist destination of Branson, Missouri. More than one hundred people are trapped aboard. Hank Worth is still settling into his new role as county sheriff, and when he responds to the emergency call, he knows he's in for a long winter's day of helping elderly people into rafts and bringing them ashore. He anticipates a lot of anxiety, many arguments, and extra costs for emergency e

Jul 27, 2016
Ayrshire murders by Dillon, E. R.

Ayrshire murders

"Kyle Shaw, a Scotsman by birth and a lawman by trade, returns to the lowlands in 1297 -- a time when all of Scotland stands on the brink of rebellion against English domination. Kyle discovers that his estranged father apparently had some connection with the English soldiers who loot and plunder the Scottish countryside at will. While Kyle seeks to thwart the raiders, someone begins murdering English soldiers from a nearby garrison one at a time and mutilating their corpses. The Ayrshire Murder

Jul 27, 2016
Against the light by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

Against the light

London, April, 1912. The third Irish Home Rule Bill is passing through Parliament and the situation is growing ever more tense. Closely involved in the negotiations, cabinet minister Edmund Latimer finds himself under growing pressure--which only intensifies when his seven-month-old niece Lucy is snatched away in her pram in Regent's Park. Could there be a connection between Lucy's kidnapping and the Irish talks? With her husband under intolerable strain, Edmund's wife Alice makes it her busines

Jul 27, 2016