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The Twelfth Night murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The Twelfth Night murder

"As The New Globe Players bring laughter to audiences with their production of Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night, Suzanne Thornton must bring justice to the tragic victim of a brutal murder. When the body of a young boy-murdered, mutilated, and clothed in women's attire-is found under London Bridge, Constable Pepper believes him to be a member of The New Globe Players, one of the actors who specialize in women's parts. He is not, but Suzanne, summoned to make an identification, does recognize h

Sep 27, 2014
The Darling Dahlias and the silver dollar bush by Albert, Susan Wittig, author.

The Darling Dahlias and the silver dollar bush

"It's the spring of 1933 and times are tough all over. The only businessman not struggling is moonshiner Mickey LeDoux, though he still has to steer clear of federal agents. But banks are closing all over the country, and the small town of Darling is no exception. Folks are suddenly caught short on cash and everyone is in a panic. Desperate to avoid disaster, several town leaders--including Alvin Duffy, the bank's new vice president--hatch a plan to print Darling Dollars on newspaperman Charlie

Sep 27, 2014
The low road - a novel by Scott, A.D.

The low road - a novel

"John McAllister has come to a crossroads, torn between the stability of his life in the Highlands and the thrill of working as a renowned journalist in Glasgow at a national daily newspaper. Can he accept that this exciting new phase is over? That it is time to settle down? Before he knows it, McAllister is in the midst of a fast-paced hunt for his good friend Jimmy McPhee, who is involved in a blood feud with a murderous razor gang"--Amazon.com.

Sep 27, 2014
Murder 101 - A Decker/Lazarus Novel by Kellerman, Faye, author.

Murder 101 - A Decker/Lazarus Novel

As a detective lieutenant with the LAPD, Peter Decker witnessed enough ugliness and chaos for a lifetime. Now, he and his devoted wife Rena Lazarus are ready to enjoy the quiet beauty of upstate New York, where they can be closer to their four adult children and their foster son. But working for the Greenbury Police department isn't as fulfilling as Decker hoped. While Rina has adapted beautifully to their new surroundings, Decker is underwhelmed and frustrated by his new partner, Tyler McAdams,

Sep 26, 2014
An Event In Autumn by Mankell, Henning, 1948- author.

An Event In Autumn

When Inspector Kurt Wallander discovers a shallow grave in the garden of his new house, he investigates the truth about the residence and its previous owner.

Sep 25, 2014
Death of an addict by Beaton, M. C.

Death of an addict

British detective Hamish Macbeth travels to Amsterdam and poses as a spiffy drug dealer to find clues to a murder. The victim was a recovering drug addict in Macbeth's village in Scotland.

Sep 25, 2014
Death of a dog whisperer by Berenson, Laurien, author.

Death of a dog whisperer

When her aunt's dog-whispering prote´ge´ is found dead, Melanie Travis must help sort through the growing list of suspects to find the killer, all while juggling motherhood, marriage, and her six beloved poodles.

Sep 25, 2014
The clairvoyant of Calle Ocho by Delgado, Anjanette.

The clairvoyant of Calle Ocho

"Two divorces have taught Mariela Estevez that she's better suited to being a mistress than a wife. Whose heart needs all that "forever after" trouble? Still, her affair with her married lover, Hector, has become problematic--especially because he's also a tenant in her apartment building in the heart of Miami's Calle Ocho in Little Havana"--page [4] of cover.

Sep 25, 2014
The beast in the red forest - an Inspector Pekkala novel of suspense by Eastland, Sam, author.

The beast in the red forest - an Inspector Pekkala novel of suspense

A soldier returns from the frontline of battle to report that Inspector Pekkala's charred body has been found at the site of an ambush. But Stalin refuses to believe that the indomitable Pekkala is dead. On Stalin's orders, Pekkala's assistant Kirov travels deep into the forests of Western Russia, following a trail of clues to a wilderness where partisans wage a brutal campaign against the Nazi invaders. Unknown to Kirov, he is being led into a trap - a new enemy has emerged from the fog of war,

Sep 25, 2014
Assault with a deadly lie - a Nick Hoffman novel of suspense by Raphael, Lev, author.

Assault with a deadly lie - a Nick Hoffman novel of suspense

Sep 25, 2014
Stirring the Plot by Gerber, Daryl Wood

Stirring the Plot

Sep 25, 2014
Stages of grey by Simon, Clea, author.

Stages of grey

Dulcie never considered herself a player. But when her friends drag her to a new local theatre company that is updating Ovid with a disco version of The Metamorphosis, the grad student finds herself in the front row of a murder. This could be the end of the struggling company, which is also plagued by money woes and romantic rivalries. But was jealousy the reason the performer was stabbed? Or are there darker secrets behind the scenes? And what role does Gus, the troupe's feline mascot, play? As

Sep 25, 2014
Gone for good by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Gone for good

As a boy, Will Klein had a hero: his older brother, Ken. Then, on a warm suburban night in the Kleins' affluent New Jersey neighborhood, a young woman--a girl Will had once loved--was found brutally murdered in her family's basement. The prime suspect: Ken Klein. With the evidence against him overwhelming, Ken simply vanished. And when his shattered family never heard from Ken again, they were sure he was gone for good.

Sep 25, 2014
The spirit and the skull by Hayes, J. M., author.

The spirit and the skull

Murder is unthinkable to the People--a Paleolithic tribe migrating across Alaska and becoming some of the first undocumented immigrants to enter the Americas. For them, murder isn't merely tragic, it's forbidden. Murder poisons the entire tribe and puts it at odds with nature, the Spirits, and the mighty Earth Mother. A murderer must be found and removed in order to put the world back in balance. Raven is the aging Spirit Man to a band in which a member has been strangled with a garrote. Worse,

Sep 25, 2014
Murder on High Holborn by Gregory, Susanna, 1958- author.

Murder on High Holborn

The ninth adventure for Chaloner sees the Restoration London spy foil a conspiracy. In 1665 England faces war with the Dutch and the capital is awash with rumors of conspiracy and sedition. These are more frenetic than normal because of the recent sinking in the Thames of one of the largest ships in the navy, a disastrous tragedy that could very well have been caused by sabotage. As an experienced investigator, Thomas Chaloner knows that there are very few grains of truth in the shifting sands o

Sep 25, 2014
The minotaur's head by Krajewski, Marek, 1966- author.

The minotaur's head

Breslau, 1939. When Captain Eberhard Mock is called from his New Year's Eve revelries to attend a particularly grisly crime scene, his notoriously robust stomach is turned. A young girl--and suspected spy--who arrived by train from France just days before, has been found dead in her hotel room, the flesh torn from her cheek by her assailant's teeth. Ill at ease with the increasingly open integration of S.S., Gestapo and police, Mock is partially relieved to be assigned to liaise with officers in

Sep 25, 2014
The iron sickle by Limón, Martin, 1948-

The iron sickle

The head of the 8th United States Army Claims Office in Seoul, South Korea, is brutally murdered by a Korean man in a trench coat with a small iron sickle hidden in his sleeve. The attack is a complete surprise, carefully planned and clinically executed. How did this unidentified Korean civilian get onto the tightly controlled US Army base? And why attack the claims officer--is there an unsettled grudge, a claim of damages that was rejected by the US Army? Against orders, CID agents George Suen

Sep 25, 2014
Ho-ho-homicide by Dunnett, Kaitlyn

Ho-ho-homicide

Sep 25, 2014
The good knew nothing - a Tom Hickey novel by Kuhlken, Ken.

The good knew nothing - a Tom Hickey novel

During the summer of 1936, destitute farmers from the Dust Bowl swarm into California, and an old friend brings police detective Tom Hickey a manuscript, a clue to the mystery of his father Charlie{u2019}s long-ago disappearance. Tom chooses to risk losing his job and family to follow this lead. Even his oldest friend and mentor, retired cop Leo Weiss, opposes Tom{u2019}s decision. Why so passionately? Tom lures the novelist B. Traven to a meeting on Catalina and accuses him of manuscript-theft

Sep 25, 2014
Fear and Loathing by Norman, Hilary

Fear and Loathing

Sep 25, 2014