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Chicago noir - the classics by

Chicago noir - the classics

Oct 8, 2015
Triple witch by Graves, Sarah.

Triple witch

Jacobia "Jake" Triptree has moved to Maine in search of some peace, but when corpses begin to surface all over town, Jake's ex-husband and an unscrupulous New York ex-money mogul become suspects.

Oct 8, 2015
White Colander Crime by Hamilton, Victoria

White Colander Crime

Oct 8, 2015
Dance of the bones - a J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker novel by Jance, Judith A., author.

Dance of the bones - a J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker novel

"Years ago, Amos Warren, a prospector, was gunned down out in the desert and Sheriff Brandon Walker made the arrest in the case. Now, the retired Walker is called in when the alleged killer, John Lassiter, refuses to accept a plea deal that would release him from prison with time served. Lassiter wants Brandon and The Last Chance to find Amos's "real" killer and clear his name. Sixteen hundred miles to the north in Seattle, Mel Shames is leaving the Special Homicide Investigation Team thanks to

Oct 8, 2015
Death Takes Priority by Flowers, Jean

Death Takes Priority

Oct 8, 2015
Death on demand by Kelly, Jim, 1957- author.

Death on demand

When the newspapers turn up to cover Ruby Bright's 100th birthday, they find her seaside care home is a murder scene. Someone spirited Ruby away by wheelchair down to the water's edge on the idyllic north Norfolk coast, and strangled her. But why kill a harmless centurion? As Detective Inspector Shaw and Detective Sergeant Valentine investigate, it's clear Ruby wasn't the first victim, and nor is she the last. All trails seem to lead back to the old Parkwood Springs estate, close to the dockland

Oct 8, 2015
Encore by Koetting, Alexis.


"When television turned stage actress Bella James discovers long buried human remains in the yard of her seasonal rental, she becomes obsessed with uncovering the bones' story. Upon learning that hers is the same house where a woman was brutally attacked thirty years earlier, she comes to believe the two events are linked and begins asking questions that should have been asked decades earlier. In doing so, she finds herself embroiled in a dangerous drama both on and off the stage."--

Oct 8, 2015
Pretty girls - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author.

Pretty girls - a novel

"More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia's teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends meet. But neither has recovered from the horror and heartbreak of their shared loss--a devastating wound that's cruelly ripped open when Claire's husband is killed. The disappearance of a

Oct 8, 2015
Death on the Lizard by Paige, Robin

Death on the Lizard

Oct 7, 2015
The evidence room by Harvey, Cameron, 1977-

The evidence room

"This atmospheric and beautifully written police procedural is set in Florida where a murder of a young mother shook a small bayou town to its core. Twenty years later, the victim's daughter returns to the scene of the crime and learns that the tragedy of her past has very real consequences for her future. Everyone in Cooper's Bayou knows the story of Raylene Atchison, the local woman who was murdered on the banks of the bayou, and her daughter, Aurora, who was found on the steps of the mini-mar

Oct 7, 2015
The cat who went underground by Braun, Lilian Jackson.

The cat who went underground

Quill and his cats vacation in Mooseville, but when the carpenter he hires disappears, he begins to investigate what may be a serial killer's plan to wipe out the area's woodworkers

Oct 7, 2015
Unforgiving - A Henry Christie Thriller by Oldham, Nick

Unforgiving - A Henry Christie Thriller

Oct 7, 2015
Wolf Point - an Andy Larson mystery by Thompson, Mike, approximately 1942-

Wolf Point  - an Andy Larson mystery

Soon after Andy Larson takes a deputy sheriff position in the town of Wolf Point, Montana, the sheriff is murdered and the bank is robbed, and Andy is left to bring down a corrupt police force and a bootlegging organization.

Oct 7, 2015
Academy Gothic by Hill, James Tate

Academy Gothic

Oct 4, 2015
A Christmas escape - a novel by Perry, Anne.

A Christmas escape - a novel

"For countless readers, Christmastime means a delicious new holiday mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry. A Christmas Escape, her thirteenth noel to the season, transports us to the Mediterranean island of Stromboli for an unconventional Yuletide adventure--and an unforgettable volcanic encounter. Lonely Charles Latterly arrives at his small hotel hoping that the island's blue skies and gentle breezes will brighten his spirits. Unfortunately, there's no holiday cheer to be

Oct 4, 2015
The chocolate falcon fraud - a chocoholic mystery by Carl, JoAnna.

The chocolate falcon fraud - a chocoholic mystery

"From the bestselling author of The Chocolate Clown Corpse, it's murder, my sweet, for a chocolatier whose love of old crime films plunges her into a real-life murder where the motives aren't so black and white. The Warner Pier tourism board is kicking off its Tough Guys and Private Eyes film festival with The Maltese Falcon, and Lee Woodyard and her Aunt Nettie are preparing a delicious chocolate noir tie-in at TenHuis Chocolade. What Lee isn't prepared for is a face from the past: Jeff Godfre

Oct 4, 2015
Ghost of a Potion by Blake, Heather

Ghost of a Potion

Oct 4, 2015
A Gala Event by Connolly, Sheila

A Gala Event

Oct 4, 2015
The crossing - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956-

The crossing - a novel

"Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half-brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his help. The murder rap against his client seems ironclad, but Mickey is sure it's a setup. Though it goes against all his instincts, Bosch takes the case. With the secret help of his former LAPD partner Lucia Soto, he turns the investigation inside the police department. But as Bosch gets closer to discovering the truth, he makes himself a target"--

Oct 4, 2015
Looking for Mr. Good Witch by Lavene, Joyce/ Lavene, Jim

Looking for Mr. Good Witch

Oct 4, 2015