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Darkness, Darkness by Harvey, John

Darkness, Darkness

Jul 25, 2014
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

Jul 25, 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.

Jul 25, 2014
The Stone Wife by Lovesey, Peter

The Stone Wife

Jul 25, 2014
The Spirit and the Skull by Hayes, J. M.

The Spirit and the Skull

Jul 25, 2014
Really the Blues - A Mystery by Koenig, Joseph

Really the Blues - A Mystery

Jul 25, 2014
Phantom Limb - A Daniel Rinaldi Mystery by Palumbo, Dennis

Phantom Limb - A Daniel Rinaldi Mystery

Jul 25, 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

Jul 25, 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

Jul 25, 2014
The book of souls - a Detective Inspector McLean novel by Oswald, James.

The book of souls  - a Detective Inspector McLean novel

Each year for ten years, a woman's body was found in Edinburgh at Christimastime--naked, throat slit, body washed clean. The final victim, Kirsty Summers, was Detective Constable Tony McLean's fiancee. But the Christmas Killer made a mistake, and McLean put an end to the brutal killing spree.

Jul 25, 2014
Book Clubbed by Barrett, Lorna, author.

Book Clubbed

"Cranky Chamber of Commerce receptionist Betsy Dittmeyer is done reading people the riot act. After she's crushed by a fallen bookcase, the next item to be read is her last will and testament--which is packed with surprises. It soon comes to light that Betsy was hiding volumes of dark secrets behind that perpetual frown of hers--and one of them just might have been a motive for murder. While Tricia tries to help Angelica--the newly elected Chamber of Commerce president and Betsy's boss--solve th

Jul 25, 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

Jul 25, 2014
The blood of an Englishman - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C.

The blood of an Englishman - an Agatha Raisin mystery

Jul 25, 2014
The day of the dead - the autumn of Commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

The day of the dead - the autumn of Commissario Ricciardi

Believing that Matteo, a young boy from the streets of 1930s Naples, was murdered, Commissario Ricciardi must conduct his investigation in secret since his superiors are preparing for a state visit from Benito Mussolini.

Jul 25, 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

Jul 25, 2014
The sea-grape tree - a novel by Royes, Gillian, 1947-

The sea-grape tree - a novel

"In the third book of The Shad Series, locals and visitors get caught up in a complicated love triangle while class divisions complicate Shadrack Myers' goal to gain status in Largo Bay, creating a perfect storm of problems for the Jamaican village's intrepid bartender to solve"--

Jul 25, 2014
Ratking by Dibdin, Michael.

Ratking

In this masterpiece of psychological suspense, Italian Police Commissioner Aurelio Zen is dispatched to investigate the kidnapping of Ruggiero Miletti, a powerful Perugian industrialist. But nobody much wants Zen to succeed: not the local authorities, who view him as an interloper, and certainly not Miletti's children, who seem content to let the head of the family languish in the hands of his abductors -- if he's still alive. Was Miletti truly the victim of professionals? Or might his kidnapper

Jul 25, 2014
A possibility of violence - a novel by Mishani, Dror.

A possibility of violence - a novel

"The second in D.A. Mishani's acclaimed literary crime series--the sequel to 2013's The Missing File, shortlisted for the Crime Writer's Association International Dagger Award--featuring Detective Avraham Avraham"--

Jul 25, 2014
Mr Campion's farewell by Allingham, Margery, 1904-1966, author.

Mr Campion's farewell

Jul 25, 2014
Fatal fortune - a psychic eye mystery by Laurie, Victoria.

Fatal fortune - a psychic eye mystery

"When police show Abby surveillance video of her best friend and business partner, Candice Fusco, shooting a man in cold blood, she can't believe her eyes. And when the cops tell her they think the victim has ties to the Mob--and perhaps Candice does too--she can't believe her ears. Surely there is a logical explanation. But Candice is nowhere to be found. Abby decides the only way to find out the truth is to go to Vegas herself--which may be the biggest gamble of her life. Once in town she begi

Jul 25, 2014