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Death by Coffee by Erickson, Alex, author.

Death by Coffee

"When Krissy Hancock and her best friend Vicki decide to open a bookstore cafe´ in their new town of Pine Hills, they decide to call it 'Death by Coffee,' after Krissy's father's most famous mystery novel. Little do they know how well the name fits... On their very first day of business, Brendon Lawyer huffily takes his coffee...to the grave. It seems he had a severe allergy to peanuts...but how could there have been nuts in his coffee? And who stole his emergency allergy medication? Fortunately

May 27, 2015
Murder at Beechwood by Maxwell, Alyssa, author.

Murder at Beechwood

Having turned down the proposal of Derrick Andrews, Emma Cross has no imminent plans for matrimony--let alone motherhood. But when she discovers an infant left on her doorstep, she naturally takes the child into her care. Using her influence as a cousin to the Vanderbilts and a society page reporter for the "Newport Observer", Emma launches a discreet search for the baby's mother. But as Emma navigates dark undercurrents of scandalous indiscretions and violent passions, she'll need to watch her

May 27, 2015
Neighing with fire by O'Sullivan, Kathryn, author.

Neighing with fire

"Fire Chief Colleen McCabe is enjoying a quiet summer and her budding romance with Sheriff Bill Dorman. However, her peaceful start to the tourist season is shattered when a tropical storm blows through Corolla and unearths a body buried under a vacation home boardwalk. When callous land developer Denny Custis dies in a suspicious fire, Colleen has a hunch the two deaths are linked. As she and Bill investigate, they discover that virtually everyone, including Colleen, has had a beef or run-in wi

May 27, 2015
Kansas troubles by Fowler, Earlene.

Kansas troubles

After a whirlwind marriage to police chief Gabe Ortiz, quilter and amateur sleuth Benni Harper joins her husband on a trip to his Kansas hometown, only to become caught up in the investigation into the murder of quilter, aspiring country singer, and former Amish wife Tyler Brown.

May 27, 2015
Distant blood by Abbott, Jeff.

Distant blood

Thanks to a newfound connection with his natural father, librarian Jordan Poteet is suddenly a member of a rich Texas dynasty. But a series of poison-pen letters warns him to stay away from the Goertz family reunion on a Gulf Coast island.

May 27, 2015
When the song of the angels is stilled by Croyle, A. S.

When the song of the angels is stilled

"It is Spring, 1874, and twenty-year-old Sherlock Holmes is a lonely, mopey, friendless Oxford student. He attends classes and spends countless solitary hours conducting chemical experiments, reading, and playing his violin. Suddenly, his life changes because of a serendipitous moment on campus. While walking on the grounds of the university and practicing fencing moves with his foil, he encounters Victor Trevor and his sweetheart, Poppy Stamford, younger sister of the man who will one day intro

May 27, 2015
And sometimes I wonder about you by Mosley, Walter, author.

And sometimes I wonder about you

Investigating the murder of a client he initially refused to help, Leonid navigates difficult personal elements in his own life while uncovering dark secrets about the victim's old-money family and its missing heiress.

May 27, 2015
Anatomy of evil by Thomas, Will, 1958-

Anatomy of evil

"Cyrus Barker is undoubtedly England's premiere private enquiry agent. With the help of his assistant Thomas Llewelyn, he's developed an enviable reputation for discreetly solving some of the toughest, most consequential cases in recent history. But one evening in 1888, Robert Anderson, the head of Scotland Yard's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), appears at Barker's office with an offer. A series of murders in the Whitechapel area of London are turning the city upside down, with tremendo

May 27, 2015
Death at Dovecote Hatch by Cannell, Dorothy, author.

Death at Dovecote Hatch

November, 1932. Still reeling from the recent murder at Mullings, country estate of the wealthy Stodmarsh family, the peaceful little village of Dovecote Hatch is about to be rocked by news of another violent death. When mild-mannered Kenneth Tenneson is found dead from a fall down the stairs at his home, the coroner's inquest announces a verdict of accidental death. Florence Norris, however -the quietly observant housekeeper at Mullings - suspects there may be more to it than that. Florence's s

May 27, 2015
Elimination by Gorman, Edward, author.

Elimination

May 27, 2015
Thin crust killers by Cavender, Chris.

Thin crust killers

When the local bank is held up, one of its security guards is murdered during the robbery. Things get even more complicated when the note from the robber is discovered to have been written on a brand new menu from A Slice of Delight. Eleanor and Maddy must dig up the truth before it comes back to haunt them!

May 27, 2015
Farmed and dangerous by Maxwell, Edith, author.

Farmed and dangerous

Cam is finding the New Year just as hectic as the old one. Her sometimes rocky relationship with Chef Jake Ericsson is in a deep freeze, she's struggling to provide the promised amount of food to the subscribers in her first winter CSA, and her new greenhouse might just collapse from the weight of the snow. Supplying fresh ingredients for a dinner at the local assisted living facility seems like the least of her worries--until one of the elderly residents dies after eating some of her produce"--

May 27, 2015
Sinking suspicions by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

Sinking suspicions

"In her effort to restore balance to her neighbor's life, Sadie unravels much more than a murder"--

May 27, 2015
Quarry by Collins, Max Allan

Quarry

May 27, 2015
Ashes to Ashes by Duffy, Margaret

Ashes to Ashes

May 27, 2015
After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel by Castillo, Linda

After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel

May 27, 2015
Under the Channel by Pétel, Gilles, author.

Under the Channel

When the body of a Scotsman turns up on board a Channel Tunnel train at the Gare du Nord, Parisian detective Roland Desfeuilleres finds himself in charge of a murder investigation. This inter-city tale of changing identities is no ordinary crime novel.

May 27, 2015
Hoodoo by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Hoodoo

"After an environmental lawyer, a copper mining executive, and an ethnobotanist are killed, geologist Frankie MacFarlane becomes a suspect. Frankie must decipher interlocking puzzles to clear her name and to find the killer in a mystery that involves theconflict between mining and land values in the Southwest"--Provided by publisher.

May 27, 2015
Murder with a twist by Kiely, Tracy.

Murder with a twist

"Nic and Nigel Martini are visiting New York to attend a cousin's birthday gala, but when the birthday girl's gold-digging cad of a husband goes missing, the social event of the season may turn into a story for the scandal sheets. Nigel's condescending aunt begs Nic to find sleazy Leo, despite the fact that it would be better for everyone if he just stayed lost. Trailing a married bachelor with a penchant for trouble can be downright deadly. Assisted by Nigel and their bull mastiff, Nic must tan

May 27, 2015
Bite the biscuit by Johnston, Linda O.

Bite the biscuit

Veterinary technician Carrie Kennersly has become known for offering healthy dog treats at the clinic where she works. So when the owner of the local bakery moves away, Carrie jumps at the chance to buy the business and convert half of it into the Barkery, a shop where she can make and sell her canine delights.

May 27, 2015