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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

Jun 24, 2016
A few right thinking men - a Rowland Sinclair mystery by Gentill, Sulari, author.

A few right thinking men - a Rowland Sinclair mystery

Historical crime fiction which brings together art, money, crime, politics and treason in an extraordinary tale set in Australia's Great Depression of the 1930s.

Jun 24, 2016
A golden cage by Freydont, Shelley, author.

A golden cage

"At the close of the nineteenth century, Newport, Rhode Island, is the queen of Gilded Age resorts. It is a place of privilege, glamour, and secrets, and in the midst of this splendor, headstrong young heiress Deanna Randolph makes her debut into society. With her mother in Europe, Deanna is staying with the Ballard family, who agree to chaperone her through the summer season and guide her toward an advantageous marriage proposal--or so her mother hopes. Relishing her new freedom, Deanna is more

Jun 24, 2016
A Most Curious Murder - A Little Library Mystery by Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane

A Most Curious Murder - A Little Library Mystery

Jun 24, 2016
A tiger's tale by Morrigan, Laura.

A tiger's tale

"When a normally mellow tiger at a rescue facility trees a terrified vet, animal behaviorist Grace Wilde needs to use her psychic ability to get to the root of the problem ..."--Page 4 of cover.

Jun 24, 2016
Adam's rib - a novel by Manzini, Antonio, 1964- author.

Adam's rib - a novel

Jun 24, 2016
Against the Light - An Irish Nationalist Mystery Set in Edwardian London by Eccles, Marjorie

Against the Light - An Irish Nationalist Mystery Set in Edwardian London

Jun 24, 2016
Aunt Dimity and the buried treasure by Atherton, Nancy, author.

Aunt Dimity and the buried treasure

"While exploring the attic in her cottage near the small English village of Finch, Lori Shepherd makes an extraordinary discovery: a gleaming gold and garnet bracelet that had once belonged to Aunt Dimity. When Lori shows the garnet bracelet to Aunt Dimity, it awakens poignant memories of a doomed romance in Aunt Dimity's youth. Regretfully, Aunt Dimity asks Lori to do what she could not: return the bracelet to her unsuccessful suitor--setting Lori off on an adventure through London--and through

Jun 23, 2016
Back lash by Knopf, Chris, author.

Back lash

"As Sam Acquillo tells us in the early pages of Back Lash, 'Not everyone gets to live their adult lives orbiting a central mystery.' But that's how it s been for Sam, for whom a single, horrific event has helped define his entire existence. Now that event has reached out from the deep past, an unwanted visitor, with secrets within secrets he's forced to unpack like a Russian doll, each more ominous than the one before. What is revealed would be disturbing enough if it wasn't so personal. Not a w

Jun 24, 2016
Bones and Roses - a Cypress Bay mystery / Eileen Goudge. by Goudge, Eileen.

Bones and Roses - a Cypress Bay mystery / Eileen Goudge.

After wrecking her real estate career in a booze-fueled blowout, Cypress Bay property manager and recovering alcoholic Tish Ballard thought she had put her past behind her. But when she opens an old trunk, a bequest from an anonymous benefactor,she finds it filled with bones and roses. Suddenly Tish is plunged into a murder case that dates back to her childhood. Pitted against her high school crush, homicide detective Spence Breedlover, she finds herself in jeopardy -- in more ways than one.

Jun 24, 2016
Books of a feather - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Books of a feather - a bibliophile mystery

"From the New York Times bestselling author of Ripped from the Pages ... San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright's latest project is for the birds, but it may have her running for her life. Brooklyn's friend Ian runs the Covington Library, which is hosting an exhibit featuring John James Audubon's massive masterpiece, Birds of America, currently on loan from an Arab sheik. During the gala celebrating the book, she is approached by Jared Mulrooney, the president of the National

Jun 24, 2016
Borderlines by Mayor, Archer.

Borderlines

Detective Joe Gunther is on temporary assignment in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. The discovery of a man's body may indicate the involvement of a back-to-nature cult. Juggling personal problems, disputes between state and local police, animosity between townies and cult members and an increasing number of homicides, Joe moves as fast as he can to solve the crimes.

Jun 24, 2016
Borrowing Death by Pegau, Cathy

Borrowing Death

Jun 23, 2016
Borrowing death by Pegau, Cathy, author.

Borrowing death

Jun 24, 2016
Brain Storm by Viets, Elaine

Brain Storm

Jun 24, 2016
Brighton by Harvey, Michael T., author.

Brighton

Nearly three decades after his best friend takes the fall for a heinous act of violence they both committed, Kevin Pearce, now a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, reports on a string of murders in which his friend has been declared a prime suspect.

Jun 24, 2016
Burn what will burn by McKenzie, C. B., author.

Burn what will burn

"Bob Reynolds doesn't recognize the body in the creek, but he does recognize the danger of it. He's a newcomer to town, not entirely welcome and not entirely on good footing with the sheriff. So far, he's kept his head down, mostly over the bar at the Crow's Nest. But he has other interests than drinking and spending his inheritance, including one that goes by the name Tammy Fay Smith and who may have caught the sheriff's eye as well. Bob Reynolds would rather pretend he never saw the body, but

Jun 24, 2016
Chaos - a Scarpetta novel. by Cornwell, Patricia.

Chaos - a Scarpetta novel.

Jun 22, 2016
Charcoal Joe - an Easy Rawlins mystery by Mosley, Walter, author.

Charcoal Joe - an Easy Rawlins mystery

Life for Easy Rawlins is surprisingly... easy. He's living off the proceeds of his last case, trying to keep out of trouble. Of course it's not going to last. Because Easy's old friend Mouse knocks on his door. Mouse is one of the deadliest men in America. And Mouse wants a small favour. He wants Easy to help a man he says is wrongly imprisoned, a friend of Charcoal Joe. Charcoal Joe is a mythical figure in the LA underworld - he pulls all the strings but keeps out of sight. Reluctantly, Easy ag

Jun 24, 2016
Chenoo - a novel by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

Chenoo - a novel

"Jacob Neptune, a wise-cracking, two-fisted Penacook private investigator with a checkered past, lives in upstate New York--four hundred miles from his tribal community on Abenaki Island. Then one night the phone rings. "We. got. trouble," Neptune's cousin Dennis says from the other end. And trouble is where it all starts in this brilliant, often hilarious novel by acclaimed Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac. Attacked by bikers before he can even board his plane, Neptune--"Podjo" to his friends

Jun 24, 2016