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Silence the dead by Fredrickson, Jack, author.

Silence the dead

The new mayor of a small town in Illinois unearths a series of devastating secrets when he re-opens a 30-year-old murder investigation 17-year-old Betty Jo Dean was abducted and murdered thirty years ago. It took two days to find her body. She was found, fully dressed apart from her slacks, beneath a gnarled, stunted tree, shot in the back of the head. No one was ever charged with her murder. Now, following an appeal from one of his constituents, Mayor Mac Bassett has called for the case to be r

Jan 31, 2015
Snoop to nuts by Lee, Elizabeth, author.

Snoop to nuts

"Lindy Blanchard's family pecan farm is known county-wide, but it's the goodies her grandmother sells at their store, the Nut House, that really bring in the crowds--until someone turns one of her tasty treats deadly... The "Most Original Pecan Treat" contest at the Ag Fair is the talk of Riverville, Texas, especially when it's clear that Miss Amelia Blanchard's Heavenly Texas Pecan Caviar will take home a blue ribbon. Which is why everyone is amazed when her dish doesn't even place--and even mo

Jan 31, 2015
Winter at the door - a novel by Graves, Sarah, 1951-

Winter at the door - a novel

"Moving from Boston to remote Bearkill, Maine, isn't homicide cop Lizzie Snow's idea of a step up. But breaking away from tragedy and personal betrayal is at least a step in the right direction. Her dead sister's fate still torments her, as does her long-missing niece's disappearance. Lizzie hopes to find the mysteriously vanished child here, amid the coming ice and snow. But in the Great North Woods, something darker and more dangerous than punishing winter is also bound for Bearkill. The town

Jan 31, 2015
The wolf and the lamb by Ramsay, Frederick.

The wolf and the lamb

It's Passover, and Gamaliel and his physician friend, Loukas, are again solving a crime--reluctantly. Pontius Pilate has been accused of murder, and while many would rejoice at his removal from Judea, Gamaliel is a just man and must discover the truth. In the process, many questions are answered about an event that will later come to be known as Easter.

Jan 31, 2015
Wrongful death by La Plante, Lynda.

Wrongful death

"London's Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis must decide where her loyalties lie, duty to the job or personal ambition, in this masterful tale of suspense from the award-winning, international bestselling author of the Prime Suspect series--one of today's finest crime writers, alongside such talents as Sophie Hannah, Ruth Rendell, Kate Atkinson, and Ian Rankin.Six months ago, London nightclub owner Josh Reynolds was found dead. Ruled a suicide, the police investigation was closed. Then a youn

Jan 31, 2015
Tattered legacy by Baker, Shannon, 1960-

Tattered legacy

Jan 31, 2015
Stiff Penalty by Ryan, Annelise

Stiff Penalty

Jan 31, 2015
Sidetracked by Collins, Brandilyn.

Sidetracked

Jan 31, 2015
Sacred Ends by Appignanesi, Lisa

Sacred Ends

Jan 31, 2015
Sudden mischief by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010, author.

Sudden mischief

Jan 31, 2015
The tomb in Turkey by Brett, Simon, author.

The tomb in Turkey

Reluctantly taking a vacation at a friend's luxurious Turkish villa, Carole and Jude investigate threats against their host tied to his ruthless business deals, complicated love affairs and the mysterious fate of his first wife.

Jan 31, 2015
A Root Awakening by Collins, Kate

A Root Awakening

Jan 31, 2015
The shape of water by Camilleri, Andrea.

The shape of water

Jan 31, 2015
Taken for Dead by Masterton, Graham

Taken for Dead

Jan 31, 2015
A stitch in crime by Elliott, Cathy, 1950- author.

A stitch in crime

Jan 31, 2015
Tear down and die by Slan, Joanna Campbell

Tear down and die

Jan 31, 2015
The terra-cotta dog by Camilleri, Andrea.

The terra-cotta dog

Stumbling on a fifty-year-old mystery involving a pair of lovers whose bodies are found in a mountain cave beside a dog statue, Inspector Montalbano investigates the island's past and traces a family's secret back to World War II.

Jan 31, 2015
Twisted innocence by Blackstock, Terri, 1957- author.

Twisted innocence

"Holly Cramer has stumbled through most of her adult life as a party girl, but she longs to live a more stable life for her daughter, Lily. When police show up to question her about the whereabouts of Lily's father, Creed Kershaw, a person of interest in a drug-related murder case, she is determined to keep him out of their lives and turn him over to police. But her bravado backfires when he turns the tables and takes her and Lily hostage. As desperate hours tick by, Holly realizes his connectio

Jan 31, 2015
Lies the mushroom pickers told - a novel by Phelan, Tom, 1940-

Lies the mushroom pickers told - a novel

"Part human comedy and part mystery, Lies the Mushroom Pickers Told is an enthralling, masterful story about what holds a village together and what keeps people apart. When journalist Patrick Bracken returns to Gohen, the Irish village where he was born,he knows the eyes of the townspeople are on him. He has come home to investigate two deaths that happened decades earlier when he was a child, deaths that were ruled accidental. But Patrick knows-and believes the whole town knows-they were murder

Jan 29, 2015
Where the bones are buried by Matthews, Jeanne, author.

Where the bones are buried

Dinah Pelerin's peaceful life in Berlin with boyfriend, Thor, is jeopardized when her Seminole mother, Swan, comes to visit carrying a headful of blackmail schemes and lies. When they result in murder, Swan is the obvious suspect and it is up to Dinah, like it or not, to get her mom out of it.

Jan 28, 2015