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Soul circus- a Derek Strange novel by Pelecanos, George P.

Soul circus- a Derek Strange novel

Dec 20, 2014
Satan's Lullaby - A Medieval Mystery by Royal, Priscilla

Satan's Lullaby - A Medieval Mystery

Dec 20, 2014
Perfect sins by Bannister, Jo.

Perfect sins

"Four years ago, Gabriel Ash was working with the British government investigating hijackings in Somalia. But when his wife and sons disappeared, presumably taken--and probably killed--by pirates, his life fell apart. He has sudden reason to hope when a senior policeman suggests that his sons might still be alive--until that policeman is murdered. Still, there seems to be some link to a local operation, and Ash, no longer a government agent, is determined to find it. Meanwhile, his friend Hazel

Dec 20, 2014
Obsession in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author.

Obsession in death

Police lieutenant Eve Dallas must contend with an admirer who is killing innocent people to prove his devotion.

Dec 20, 2014
Motive by Kellerman, Jonathan.

Motive

"A much loved woman's dead body is found in her apartment, victim of horrendous overkill even as her dining room table is perfectly set for a romantic dinner. Turns out her devoted boyfriend has an alibi and, with few clues leading to a suspect, LAPD's Lieutenant Milo Sturgis calls in psychologist Alex Delaware for help. Then another woman's shot execution style; three bullets in the back of her head leave her husband with a profitable business. He's got an alibi too. As the body count builds, A

Dec 20, 2014
The iris fan by Rowland, Laura Joh, author.

The iris fan

"Amid the ever-treacherous intrigue in the court, Sano Ichiro¯ has been demoted from chamberlain to a lowly patrol guard. His relationship with his wife Reiko is in tatters, and a bizarre new alliance between his two enemies Yanagisawa and Ienobu has left him bewildered and wary. Yet Sano's dedication to the way of the warrior--the samurai code of honor--is undiminished. Then a harrowing, almost inconceivable crime takes place"--

Dec 20, 2014
The Tomb in Turkey - A Fethering Mystery by Brett, Simon

The Tomb in Turkey - A Fethering Mystery

Dec 20, 2014
A Teeny Taste of Scandal by West, Michael Lee

A Teeny Taste of Scandal

Dec 20, 2014
Star Fall - A Bill Slider British Police Procedural by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia

Star Fall - A Bill Slider British Police Procedural

Dec 20, 2014
None So Blind - An Inspector Green Mystery by Fradkin, Barbara

None So Blind - An Inspector Green Mystery

Dec 19, 2014
A noble radiance by Leon, Donna.

A noble radiance

An unassuming uninhabited farmhouse in the Italian countryside delivers up its gruesome secret when its overgrown grounds are cleared for the first time in decades. What is left of the decomposing body is of little help to the urgently summoned Brunetti...until a distinctively valuable signet ring, found nearby, links the mangled remains to a kidnapped scion of Venetian aristocracy.

Dec 18, 2014
Kill 'em with cayenne - a spice shop mystery by Oust, Gail, 1943-

Kill 'em with cayenne - a spice shop mystery

"Spices are flying off the shelves of Spice It Up!, and Piper Prescott couldn't be happier. It's that time of year again--time for the annual Brandywine Creek Barbecue Festival. Soon contestants and BBQ aficionados from all over the Southeast will converge on the town. Many of Brandywine Creek's citizens plan to participate in the week-long festivities and are busily concocting savory rubs and sassy sauces. Among the locals vying for the grand prize are Becca Dapkins and Maybelle Humphries.

Dec 18, 2014
Broken vessel- Julian Kestal #2 by Ross, Kate

Broken vessel- Julian Kestal #2

Dec 18, 2014
Zen attitude by Massey, Sujata.

Zen attitude

Dec 18, 2014
Bloody politics by Sefton, Maggie.

Bloody politics

"The jogger's throat was cut, leaving a pool of blood on the pedestrian path. Molly Malone could tell by the neon yellow running shoe dangling off the end of the stretcher that the body belonged to her friend Natasha Jorgenson. A junior congressional staffer, Natasha was on her way to meet with Molly to hand over important research on an international banking bill. Natasha was the third person who knew about the research to die. Molly fears she won't be the last. As she and her colleagues are ta

Dec 17, 2014
Lickety-split - a Truman Kicklighter mystery by Trocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-

Lickety-split - a Truman Kicklighter mystery

The golden years of ex-AP reporter Kicklighter are at best gilded. For him, making ends meet is a full-time job: clipping coupons, eating at odds hours to avail himself of early-bird specials, engineering senior citizen discounts on everything he can. Not that his life is all work, however. When winter rolls around, life at Truman's home, the Fountain of Youth Residential Hotel, in St. Petersburg, takes on a festive air as a passel of old friends from up north arrive for the winter and the local

Dec 17, 2014
The murder of Harriet Krohn by Fossum, Karin, 1954-

The murder of Harriet Krohn

"On a wet, gray night in early November, Charlo Torp, a former gambler who's only recently kicked the habit, makes his way through the slush to Harriet Krohn's apartment, flowers in his hand. Certain that paying off his debt is the only path to starting a new life and winning his daughter Julie's forgiveness, Charlo plans to rob the wealthy old woman's antique silver collection. What he doesn't expect is for her to put up a fight. The following morning Harriet is found dead, her antique silver m

Dec 17, 2014
The laws of murder by Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

The laws of murder

"It's 1876, and Charles Lenox, once London's leading private investigator, has just given up his seat in Parliament after six years, primed to return to his first love, detection. With high hopes he and three colleagues start a new detective agency, the first of its kind. But as the months pass, and he is the only detective who cannot find work, Lenox begins to question whether he can still play the game as he once did. Then comes a chance to redeem himself, though at a terrible price: a friend,

Dec 17, 2014
Want you dead by James, Peter, 1948- author.

Want you dead

"Single girl, 33, redhead and smouldering, love life that's crashed and burned. Seeks new flame to rekindle her fire. Fun, friendship and--who knows--more maybe? In Peter James' Want You Dead, thirty-year old Red Cameron meets handsome, charming and rich thirty-five year old Bryce Laurent through an online dating agency, and is instantly attracted to him. But as their love blossoms, the truth about his past begins to emerge, and with it his dark side. Everything he has told Red about himself tur

Dec 17, 2014
Tradition of deceit - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959-

Tradition of deceit - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Assisting her friend's efforts to turn an abandoned mill into a museum, curator Chloe Ellefson investigates the discovery of a body in a grain chute, while back home her boyfriend uncovers dangerous secrets in the wake of a fellow officer's death.

Dec 17, 2014