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The devil knows you're dead - a Matthew Scudder crime novel by Block, Lawrence.

The devil knows you're dead - a Matthew Scudder crime novel

Private detective Matthew Scudder ventures into the dark and dangerous alleys of Hell's Kitchen to track the killer of a yuppie lawyer.

Jul 6, 2015
Death of a travelling man by Beaton, M. C.

Death of a travelling man

When Police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth, along with a new promotion and more money, is given a new partner--young, eager P.C. Willis Lamont--he and Lamont race to solve a mystery involving a handsome young drifter.

Jul 6, 2015
The Confessors' Club - a Dek Elstrom mystery by Fredrickson, Jack, author.

The Confessors' Club - a Dek Elstrom mystery

Men are dying in Chicago. Not ordinary men, but rich men, powerful men, men who control the city. They are being murdered, quietly, skilfully. Dek Elstrom's ex-father-in-law, a major player in everything Chicago, is likely to be one of them. Amanda, Dek's ex-wife, wants him to investigate. Dek doesn't want this case -- but Amanda persists, and Dek finally agrees, because that's what he always does with Amanda. He learns quickly that Amanda's father is lying. The man knows plenty and is talking a

Jul 5, 2015
Silent running - an Art Marvik mystery by Rowson, Pauline, author.

Silent running - an Art Marvik mystery

When a former girlfriend shows up at his remote cottage with a disturbing story about the murder of a young woman fifteen years ago, and her growing belief that the man convicted for it is innocent, former marine commando Art Marvik doesn't think much of it. But when Charlotte goes missing after leaving his home, everything changes. Soon, Marvik finds himself suspected by the police of being involved in not only her abduction, and possible murder, but also the disappearance of a scientist involv

Jul 5, 2015
Hard truth - a novel by Stewart, Mariah.

Hard truth - a novel

Returning home to Pennsylvania to sell the old family property in the wake of her parents' deaths, Lorna Temple joins forces with private detective T.J. Dawson in a twenty-year-old case involving the disappearance of two children.

Jul 5, 2015
Dead certainty by Wilson, Glenis.

Dead certainty

A fast-paced mystery set in the cut-throat world of horse-racing: the first in the brand-new Harry Radcliffe series.

Jul 5, 2015
High country nocturne by Talton, Jon, author.

High country nocturne

"A cache of diamonds is stolen in Phoenix. The prime suspect is former Maricopa County sheriff Mike Peralta, now a private investigator. Disappearing into Arizona's mountainous high country, Peralta leaves his business partner and longtime friend David Mapstone with a stark choice: he can cooperate with the FBI, or strike out on his own to find Peralta and what really happened."--

Jul 5, 2015
Walking by night by Ellis, Kate, 1953-

Walking by night

Late one evening, a drunk teenage girl reports stumbling across a body in the local ruined abbey while taking a short cut home. But when no body is found, only Detective Inspector Joe Plantagenet believes her. Then a woman is reported missing, and Joe finds himself caught up in a complex investigation, where nothing is as it first appears.

Jul 5, 2015
The wounded thorn by Sampson, Fay, author.

The wounded thorn

Recently retired teacher Hilary decides that the best way to stop herself worrying about her husband, who's away doing voluntary work in war-torn Gaza, is to distract herself with a holiday. She invites her good friend Veronica, a recent widow, to accompany her on a trip to Glastonbury, to see the ancient sights. The pair are saddened to discover that the sacred Glastonbury Thorn tree has been severely damaged, and they wonder whether other local sites are under threat too. But even they are unp

Jul 5, 2015
The royal assassin by Parker, Kate.

The royal assassin

Jul 5, 2015
Death of an outsider by Beaton, M. C.

Death of an outsider

The most hated man in the most dour town in Scotlandis sleeping with the fishes, or--more accurately--dumped into a tank filled with crustaceans. All that remain of the murdered victim are his bones. But after the lobsters are shipped off to Britain's best restaurants, the whole affair quickly lands on the plate of Constable Hamish Macbeth.

Jul 5, 2015
Bodice of evidence by Parra, Nancy J., author.

Bodice of evidence

"Pepper's new wedding proposal planning business, Perfect Proposals, seems like a perfect fit. If only shopping for her sister Felicity's bridal gown could be so simple. After a long day of lace, tulle, and tears, Pepper, Felicity, and their mother pull it together to try one last bridal boutique. Maybe they'll be surprised. And indeed they are--when they enter a deserted shop and soon discover the owner of the boutique slain in the alley out back. Distressed by their proximity to the crime, Pep

Jul 2, 2015
Bubba done it by Toussaint, Maggie.

Bubba done it

"Baxley Powell's pet-sitting and landscaping businesses take a back seat to her success as a police consultant, where her dreamwalking talent for talking to the dead helps solve murders. Baxley is riding with the sheriff when the 911 call comes in - a stabbing in a swanky neighborhood. She's stunned to see a knife in the victim's chest at the crime scene. With his last breath, the bank president whispers, "Bubba done it." Unfortunately, Sinclair County, Georgia, is chock full of Bubbas, four of

Jul 2, 2015
Bushel full of murder by Shelton, Paige.

Bushel full of murder

"This summer, Becca is looking forward to selling her delicious jams and preserves, but things are changing fast at the farmers' market. A fleet of food trucks has arrived for a two week visit, peddling cupcakes, tacos, chicken wings, and more--including a gourmet hot dog truck operated by Becca's own cousin, Peyton. Tensions between truck operators and market vendors over their required licenses reach a crescendo when the town's business manager is murdered. With Peyton already under suspicion

Jul 2, 2015
A fatal chapter by Barrett, Lorna, author.

A fatal chapter

Haunted by Pete Renquist's puzzling last words to her, Tricia Miles begins to consider who had a motive to kill her friend and president of the Stoneham Historical Society. Did Pete take his flirting too far, only to have a jealous husband teach him a lesson? Or did he discover something in the town's historical records that his killer wanted kept secret? Tricia is determined to get to the bottom of things before someone else becomes history.

Jul 2, 2015
Truffled to death by Aarons, Kathy, author.

Truffled to death

Jul 2, 2015
Death of a gossip by Beaton, M. C.

Death of a gossip

Lady Jane Winters, society widow and gossip, is found dead at an angling school in Scotland. Who wouldn't want her shrills silenced? Local policeman, Hamish Macbeth is suspicious. With the inspiring aid of Priscilla Halburton-Smythe, Hamish pursues the case.

Jul 2, 2015
Corrupted memory - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962-

Corrupted memory - a Tucker mystery

Jul 2, 2015
Collared for murder by Knox, Annie, author.

Collared for murder

"The Midwestern Cat Fanciers' Organization is bringing its annual weeklong retreat to Merryville, Minnesota. While that's perfect for Izzy's business, it unleashes headaches for everyone else. The event has lots of workshops on the care and breeding of cats, and it culminates in a cat show with a fabulous prize--a platinum collar dangle worth some big bucks. Cattiness, of course, ensues. But the claws really come out after the prize disappears, and the wealthy director, Phillip Denford, is done

Jul 2, 2015
The darkness rolling by Blevins, Winfred, author.

The darkness rolling

"Upon his return from World War II, Seaman Yazzie Goldman realizes that not much has changed at his family's trading post in Monument Valley--and yet everything is different ... [Yazzie's mother] Nizhoni is thrilled that Yazzie has returned to help bring the trading post back to prosperity. Excitement comes from the nearby filming of a John Ford movie starring Henry Fonda. Director Ford enlists the tall, strong, half-Navajo and half-Jewish Yazzie to serve as a translator, and as a bodyguard for

Jul 2, 2015