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Cold blood, hot sea by D'Avanzo, Charlene.

Cold blood, hot sea

Jul 24, 2016
Murder has nine lives by Levine, Laura, 1943- author.

Murder has nine lives

The future is looking bright for freelance writer Jaine Austen. She's signed up for a new job, she's looking forward to a tropical vacation, and her cat Prozac is slated to star in a major commercial. But when the claws come out behind the scenes, Jaine worries that murder might be the only thing to meow about. . . .

Jul 24, 2016
Missing, presumed - a novel by Steiner, Susie, 1971 or 1972- author.

Missing, presumed - a novel

"Detective Manon Bradshaw is 39, single, and miserable as sin. She has endured some of the worst dates in internet history. But she loves her job and performs it brilliantly; all she needs to rise up in the ranks is a big break. Edith Hind is a gorgeous, intrepid graduate student at Cambridge University who seems to have it all: a doting boyfriend, a devoted friend named Helena, a loving mother and a father who is a surgeon to the Royal Family. When Edith turns up missing from her apartment one

Jul 24, 2016
Marriage, monsters-in-law, and murder by Rosett, Sara, author.

Marriage, monsters-in-law, and murder

When professional organizer Ellie Avery agrees to help organize a family wedding, things get deadly when a member of the wedding party winds up dead.

Jul 24, 2016
Engaged in death by Blackmoore, Stephanie.

Engaged in death

All appears peaceful in sleepy Port Quincy, Pennsylvania--but in this small town, old grudges die hard. After dumping her cheating fiance and cancelling the wedding, Mallory Shepard can't bear another disaster. So when the former bride-to-be unexpectedly inherits Thistle Park, a ramshackle mansion in her ex's hometown of Port Quincy, it's a problem she can't afford- literally. Abound with stray cats, peeling wallpaper, and nosy neighbors, Mallory is dying to sell it off - once she finally fixes

Jul 24, 2016
Danger woman - a Botswana mystery by Ramsay, Frederick, author.

Danger woman - a Botswana mystery

One night in Chobe National Park, Ole Anderson, an expert on hyena behavior who's leading a group of trustees from the foundation that funds his research, spots a human skull after witnessing a group of hyenas chasing off a lone lion. Ole brings the grim discovery to park ranger Sanderson, now superintendent of her district, who has been dealing with a "rash of deaths, bodies, and/or their separated parts appearing in her park." Kgabo Modise, her policeman friend from Gaborone, believes the bloo

Jul 24, 2016
A cast of falcons - a birder murder mystery by Burrows, Steve, author.

A cast of falcons - a birder murder mystery

A man falls to his death from a cliff face in western Scotland. From a distance, another man watches. He approaches the body, tucks a book into the dead man's pocket, and leaves. When the Scottish police show visiting Detective Chief Inspector Domenic Jejeune the book, he recognizes it as a call for help. But he also knows that answering that call could destroy the life he and his girlfriend Lindy have built for themselves in the village of Saltmarsh, in north Norfolk. Back in Saltmarsh, the bru

Jul 24, 2016
Borrowing death by Pegau, Cathy, author.

Borrowing death

Jul 24, 2016
Among the wicked - a Kate Burkholder novel by Castillo, Linda, author.

Among the wicked - a Kate Burkholder novel

"Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called upon by the sheriff's department in rural, upstate New York to assist on a developing situation that involves a reclusive Amish settlement and the death of a young girl. Unable to penetrate the wall of silence between the Amish and "English" communities, the sheriff asks Kate to travel to New York, pose as an Amish woman, and infiltrate the community. Kate's long time love interest, State Agent John Tomasetti, is dead set against her taking on such an u

Jul 24, 2016
Winter's child by Coel, Margaret, 1937- author.

Winter's child

"Margaret Coel's New York Times bestselling series continues as Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley discover that a centuries-old mystery is tied to a modern-day crime on the Wind River Reservation... In the midst of a blizzard, Myra and Eldon Little Shield found an abandoned baby on their doorstep and brought her inside. Five years later, no one has come back to claim the little girl now known as Mary Anne Little Shield. But now that she's old enough to start school, her fost

Jul 24, 2016
Marbeck and the double-dealer by Pilkington, John, 1948 June 11-

Marbeck and the double-dealer

Sir Robert Cecil, Queen Elizabeth's spymaster, calls in fellow spy Marbeck to unmask a double agent working with the Spanish, but the investigation grows sinister and forces Marbeck to confront the most dangerous forces of the Spanish empire.

Jul 24, 2016
Hell fire by Fossum, Karin, 1954- author.

Hell fire

"A gruesome tableau awaits Inspector Konrad Sejer in the oppressive summer heat: a woman and a young boy lay dead in a pool of blood near a dank camper. The details of the deaths of Bonnie Hayden and her five-year-old son Simon are mysterious. There is no sign of robbery or assault. Who would brutally stab a defenseless woman and her child? Sejer and his fellow investigator Jakob Skarre begin a hunt for the killer that will eventually lead them to a heartbreaking conclusion. In a parallel storyl

Jul 24, 2016
Tomb of the golden bird by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-2013.

Tomb of the golden bird

In New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Peters's eagerly anticipated Amelia Peabody adventure, the Emerson clan is a hairsbreadth away from unearthing the legendary site they've been searching for. But a sinister plot and a dark family secret stand in the way of their ultimate ambition and threaten to change things forever. Convinced that the tomb of the little-known king Tutankhamon lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings, Egyptologist Radcliffe Emerson and his wife, Amelia Peabody, se

Jul 24, 2016
A great reckoning by Penny, Louise, author.

A great reckoning

" When an intricate old map is found stuffed into the walls of the bistro in Three Pines, it at first seems no more than a curiosity. But the closer the villagers look, the stranger it becomes. Given to Armand Gamache as a gift the first day of his new job, the map eventually leads him to shattering secrets. To an old friend and older adversary. It leads the former Chief of Homicide for the Su^rete´ du Que´bec to places even he is afraid to go. But must. And there he finds four young cadets in

Jul 24, 2016
Footprints to Murder by Talley, Marcia

Footprints to Murder

Jul 24, 2016
Face blind - a mystery by Hawvermale, Lance, 1972- author.

Face blind - a mystery

"A man with a neurological disorder that prevents him from recognizing human faces confronts an enigmatic killer in Chile's Atacama desert - the most lifeless place on earth Gabe Traylin is face-blind, unable to tell one person from the next. Content to earn his living well away from civilization, he works as an astronomer at an observatory in the earth's driest desert, where no rain has fallen in 400 years. But when he witnesses a murder that he's unable to stop or comprehend, Gabe finds himsel

Jul 24, 2016
The emerald lie by Bruen, Ken, author.

The emerald lie

Vigilante antihero Jack Taylor, along with his lethal new sidekick Emily and a troublesomely lovable pup named Storm, take on a serial killer with a singular fixation: bad grammar.

Jul 24, 2016
Denny's Law by Gunn, Elizabeth

Denny's Law

Jul 24, 2016
A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author.

A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes

Catering a Mad Hatter-themed tea party to support an eccentric billionaire's launch of an art complex in a sleepy New York community, the Simmons sisters find themselves steeped in trouble when the host drops dead under mysterious circumstances.

Jul 24, 2016
Brussels Noir by Dufranne, Michel (EDT)

Brussels Noir

Jul 24, 2016