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A black sail - a Coleridge Taylor mystery by Zahradnik, Rich, author. A black sail - a Coleridge Taylor mystery

On the eve of the US Bicentennial, newsman Coleridge Taylor is covering Operation Sail. New York Harbor is teeming with tall ships from all over the world. While enjoying the spectacle, Taylor is still a police reporter. He wants to cover real stories, and gritty New York City still has plenty of those in July of 1976. One surfaces right in front of him when a housewife is fished out of the harbor wearing bricks of heroin, inferior stuff users have been rejecting for China White. Convinced he's

Nov 29, 2016
A Christmas message - a novel by Perry, Anne, author. A Christmas message - a novel

"In the spirit of the season, New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry presents readers with the gift of another holiday mystery, taking them to the Holy Land for an intriguing and miraculous journey of discovery. The year is 1900, and Victor Narraway is giving his wife, Vespasia, an unforgettable Christmas present--a trip to Jerusalem for the holiday. Vespasia is enchanted by the exotic landscape of Palestine, and charmed by a fellow traveler they meet at their hotel in Jaffa. But when the

Nov 29, 2016
A corpse in a gilded cage by Barnard, Robert. author A corpse in a gilded cage

An average working-class couple from Clapham, wake up one morning to find themselves the 12th Earl and Countess of Ellesmere. They want to return to their old life, but what would their children say. Then a dead body is discovered on their estate.

Nov 29, 2016
A Decline in Prophets by Gentill, Sulari A Decline in Prophets

Dec 2, 2016
A High Mortality of Doves by Ellis, Kate A High Mortality of Doves

Dec 2, 2016
A perilous undertaking - a Veronica Speedwell mystery by Raybourn, Deanna, author. A perilous undertaking - a Veronica Speedwell mystery

"Veronica Speedwell returns in a brand new adventure from Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries. London, 1887. Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to take on an impossible task saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution. Accused of the br

Dec 2, 2016
A Pinch of Poison by Maxwell, Alyssa A Pinch of Poison

Dec 2, 2016
A puzzle to be named later by Hall, Parnell, author. A puzzle to be named later

"The Puzzle Lady couldn't be happier. Matt Greystone, the rookie sensation who just signed a huge contract with the Yankees after coming to the team as the player to be named later in a trade with the Diamondbacks, winning 17 games as a starting pitcher,was coming to town to rehab from an arm injury. A diehard Yankee fan, Cora was delighted when Matt invited her to a weekend pool party. On the plus side, she got to meet Derek Jeter. On the minus side, she had to solve a puzzle (that was also nam

Dec 2, 2016
A Rustle of Silk by Clare, Alys A Rustle of Silk

Dec 2, 2016
A voice in the night by Camilleri, Andrea, author. A voice in the night

"Two deaths lead Inspector Montalbano into investigations of corruption and power in the twentieth installment of the New York Times bestselling series. Montalbano investigates a robbery at a supermarket, a standard case that takes a spin when manager Guido Borsellino is later found hanging in his office. Was it a suicide? The inspector and the coroner have their doubts, and further investigation leads to the director of a powerful local company. Meanwhile, a girl is found brutally murdered in G

Nov 29, 2016
A vote for murder by Wishart, David, 1952- A vote for murder

Dec 1, 2016
An Incidental Death by Howard, Alex An Incidental Death

Dec 2, 2016
An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry, author. An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"In this prequel, a young Samuel Craddock, as the newly elected chief of police in Jarrett Creek, must investigate the murder of five black residents and confront the ingrained prejudices in the small Texas town"--

Dec 2, 2016
Ash Island - a Belltree mystery by Maitland, Barry, author. Ash Island - a Belltree mystery

Detective Sergeant Harry Belltree, back on the job after a near-fatal confrontation with corrupt colleagues, has become a departmental embarrassment. He can't and doesn't want to return to his post with the Sydney Police Department. Instead, he accepts a post far away from Sydney and attempts to build a quiet life in Newcastle, Australia. But that quiet life quickly eludes him. A body's been found buried just offshore on Ash Island and that one body may well just be the first of many. Not only t

Nov 29, 2016
Assault and Beret by Mckinlay, Jenn Assault and Beret

Dec 2, 2016
At Rope's End - A Dr. James Verraday Mystery by Kay, Edward At Rope's End - A Dr. James Verraday Mystery

Dec 2, 2016
At what cost - a Detective Penley mystery by L'Etoile, James, author. At what cost - a Detective Penley mystery

Dec 1, 2016
Beignets, brides and bodies by Ripley, J. R., 1955- author. Beignets, brides and bodies

"Settling into her new life running a coffee and beignet cafe´ in the small town of Table Rock, Arizona, Maggie Miller expects nothing but smooth sailing from here on. But she's blown way off course when Clive Rothschild, co-owner of The Hitching Post, the bridal shop next door, begs her for a favour. That favour leads to Clive and Maggie discovering a dead body buried beneath a wedding cake. And with the evidence stacking up against Clive and his partner, former professional skater Johnny Wolfe

Nov 29, 2016
Bell, Book and Candlemas by Hesse, Jennifer David Bell, Book and Candlemas

Dec 2, 2016
Better late than never by McKinlay, Jenn, author. Better late than never

"A decades-overdue book puts library director Lindsey Norris hot on the trail of a cold case. When the Briar Creek Public Library holds its first overdue book amnesty day no fines for late returns the volume of incoming materials is more than Lindsey and her staff can handle. In a bind, Lindsey drafts the crafternoon ladies to help check in and sort the stacks of books. But one tardy tome catches her attention--a copy of J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, twenty years past due. When Lindsey

Nov 29, 2016

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