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Olive and let die by Hardy, Susannah.

Olive and let die

Between her soon-to-be ex-husband Spiro coming out of the closet and her budding romance with Captain Jack Conway, Georgie's life is beginning to feel like a soap opera. And that's before a surprise visit from her estranged mother Shirley, better known as soap star Melanie Ashley. But the dramatic family reunion takes a chilling turn when another long-lost relative turns up dead. Just outside Spiro's new restaurant, Georgie and Melanie find the body of Doreen Webbera cousin Georgie never knew sh

Nov 29, 2015
Sherlock Holmes - the stuff of nightmares by Lovegrove, James, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the stuff of nightmares

Overview: It's the autumn of 1890, and a spate of bombings has hit London. The newspapers are full of fevered speculation about anarchists, anti-monarchists and Fenians. But one man suspects an even more sinister hand behind the violence. Sherlock Holmes believes Professor Moriarty is orchestrating a nationwide campaign of terror, but to what end? At the same time, a bizarrely garbed figure has been spotted on the rooftops and in the grimy back alleys of the capital. He moves with the extraor

Nov 29, 2015
The sundown speech - an Amos Walker novel by Estleman, Loren D., author.

The sundown speech - an Amos Walker novel

"Amos Walker is hired by Helen and Dante Gunner, a bohemian Ann Arbor couple, to find Jerry Marcus, a film director who has disappeared with their investment money. It's one of Walker's easiest jobs to date. In just a few short hours, Walker locates Marcus in his bedroom...murdered, his body shoved into a cupboard, a bullet through his head. This case is opened and shut quickly, but Walker can't quite let it go. When Dante is arrested for the murder Walker finds himself again in Helen's employ,

Nov 29, 2015
The Sicilian wife - a novel by Edwards, Caterina, 1948-, author.

The Sicilian wife - a novel

Nov 29, 2015
Honor above all by Bard-Collins, J., author.

Honor above all

"Pinkerton agent Garrett Lyons arrives in Chicago in 1882 to solve the murder of his partner. He enlists the help of his friend, architect Louis Sullivan, and becomes involved in the race to build one of the first skyscrapers"--

Nov 29, 2015
The fruitcake murders by Collins, Ace.

The fruitcake murders

Fruitcakes never die...but people do!

Nov 29, 2015
Marked off by Cameron, Don (Irish fiction writer)

Marked off

"In a leafy suburb of Dublin in the height of mid-Summer, the brutal and shocking murder of a local woman is the last thing that anyone expects. What is more unexpected is that this murder will only be the first of many. Detective Danny O'Neill is led on a trail of false clues, lies and corruption, where the only thing he seems to be able to find are dead ends. As O'Neill tries to come to terms with a painful past, we realize that this is more than a hunt for a wanted man: it is a hunt for redem

Nov 29, 2015
Recipes for love and murder by Andrew, Sally, author.

Recipes for love and murder

"A bright new talent makes her fiction debut with this first novel in a delicious crime series set in rural South Africa: a flavorful blend of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and Goldy Schulz, full of humor, romance, and recipes, and featuring a charming cast of characters. Tannie Maria ("tannie" meaning auntie, the respectful Afrikaans address for a woman older than you) is a middle-aged widow who likes to cook and eat. She shares her culinary love through her work as a recipe columnist for

Nov 29, 2015
Writing all wrongs by Adams, Ellery, author.

Writing all wrongs

After Olivia and Chief Rawlings enjoy a brief honeymoon on Palmetto Island, they're joined by the rest of the Bayside Book Writers for the Legends of the Coastal Carolina Festival. The festival's highlight is Silas Black, celebrity screenwriter and TV producer, who is currently working on a popular show in North Carolina. As the festival gets under way, a trickster seems to be bringing famous local ghost stories to life. But when the body of a woman close to Black is found on the beach, Olivia a

Nov 29, 2015
Death by tea by Erickson, Alex.

Death by tea

Nov 29, 2015
Chef Maurice and a spot of truffle by Lang, J. A., author.

Chef Maurice and a spot of truffle

"It's autumn in the Cotswolds, and Chef Maurice is facing a problem of mushrooming proportion. Not only has his wild herb and mushroom supplier, Ollie Meadows, missed his weekly delivery - he's missing vital signs too, when he turns up dead in the woods near Beakley village. Soon, Chef Maurice is up to his nose in some seriously rotten business - complete with threatening notes, a pignapping, and an extremely well-catered stake-out. Can he solve Ollie's murder before his home-made investigation

Nov 29, 2015
The Lady Agnès mystery. Volume 1 by Japp, Andrea H., 1957- author.

The Lady Agnès mystery. Volume 1

Nov 29, 2015
Hostage - a novel by Ohlsson, Kristina, 1979-

Hostage - a novel

"Shortly after a crowded New York-bound Boeing 747 takes off from Stockholm, a bomb threat is found in one of the aircraft's lavatories. The demands are directed at both the Swedish and US governments. Police Superintendent Alex Recht teams up with the energetic -- and often abrasive -- Eden Lundell from the security service's counter-terrorism unit to deal with the hijacking. Fredrika Bergman, who is currently working at the Justice Department, returns to the police force to act as a liaison be

Nov 29, 2015
Home by nightfall by Finch, Charles (Charles B.), author.

Home by nightfall

"It's London in 1876, and the whole city is abuzz with the enigmatic disappearance of a famous foreign pianist. Lenox has an eye on the matter - as a partner in a now-thriving detective agency, he's a natural choice to investigate. Just when he's tempted to turn his focus to it entirely, however, his grieving brother asks him to come down to Sussex, and Lenox leaves the metropolis behind for the quieter country life of his boyhood. Or so he thinks. In fact, something strange is afoot in Marketho

Nov 29, 2015
Crucifixion Creek - a Belltree mystery by Maitland, Barry, author

Crucifixion Creek - a Belltree mystery

"A meth-addicted biker shoots a woman during a police siege. An elderly couple commit suicide on the terrace of their favorite cafe´. An unidentified white male is stabbed to death in the street. For Sydney homicide detective Harry Belltree, not long out of the military and a grueling tour of Afghanistan, these three deaths appear to be just another day at the office. Until, that is, he identifies the stabbing victim as his own brother-in-law Greg, and journalist Kelly Pool suggests there's a li

Nov 29, 2015
Tricky twenty-two - a Stephanie Plum novel by Evanovich, Janet, author

Tricky twenty-two - a Stephanie Plum novel

"Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute. Stephanie Plum might not be the world's greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she's being played. Ken Globovic (aka Gobbles), hailed as the Supreme Exalted Zookeeper of the animal house known as Zeta fraternity, has been arrested for beating up the dean of students at Kiltman College. Gobbles has missed his court date and gone into hiding. People have seen him on campus, but no one will talk. Things just aren't add

Nov 29, 2015
Silent nights - Christmas mysteries by

Silent nights - Christmas mysteries

Nov 29, 2015
Crowned and moldering by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Crowned and moldering

Shannon is happy to help her beau, Mac Sullivan, renovate his historic lighthouse mansion but work grinds to a halt when the reamains of a missing young woman are found.

Nov 29, 2015
Stillwater by Lenhardt, Melissa, author.


"Former FBI agent Jack McBride took the job as Chief of Police for Stillwater, Texas, to start a new life with his teenage son, Ethan, away from the suspicions that surrounded his wife's disappearance a year earlier. With a low crime rate and a five-man police force, he expected it to be a nice, easy gig; hot checks, traffic violations, some drugs, occasional domestic disturbances, and petty theft. Instead, within a week he is investigating a staged murder-suicide, uncovering a decades old skele

Nov 29, 2015
Rest ye murdered gentlemen by Delany, Vicki, 1951- author.

Rest ye murdered gentlemen

As the owner of Mrs. Claus's Treasures, Merry Wilkinson knows how to decorate homes for the holidays. That's why she thinks her float in the semi-annual Santa Claus parade is a shoe-in for best in show. But when the tractor pulling Merry's float is sabotaged, she has to face facts: there's a Scrooge in Christmas Town. Merry isn't ready to point fingers, especially with a journalist in town writing a puff piece about Rudolph's Christmas spirit. But when she stumbles upon the reporter's body on a

Nov 29, 2015