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Bitter remedy by Fitzgerald, Conor, author.

Bitter remedy

Commissario Alec Blume, on leave for health problems, fleeing his partner Caterina and their newborn daughter, retreats to a villa in central Italy, where he enrolls in a natural remedies class conducted by a young woman named Silvana. But rather than finding comfort, Blume becomes increasingly ill--and ill at ease--in his new environment, and immediately makes an enemy of Niki, Silvana's ambiguous fiance´. Then a Romanian girl who works in Niki's nightclub comes to Blume and asks for his help i

Sep 16, 2014
Black Thursday - a Mrs. Frugalicious shopping mystery by Hull, Linda Joffe.

Black Thursday - a Mrs. Frugalicious shopping mystery

Sep 16, 2014
Bless Her Dead Little Heart by James, Miranda

Bless Her Dead Little Heart

Sep 16, 2014
Blood on the water - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne.

Blood on the water - a William Monk novel

London, 1856. It is a time of progress, with the Empire's interests expanding and the Suez Canal nearing completion. Many people stand to gain - and to lose - as the world rapidly changes. When a Thames pleasure boat is blown up with the loss of many lives, an Egyptian man is quickly sentenced to hang for the crime. But William Monk, head of the River Police, discovers the evidence was flawed. As he and his wife Hester investigate further, Monk begins to wonder if the wrong man was convicted. If

Sep 16, 2014
Broadchurch by Kelly, Erin, 1976- author.

Broadchurch

In the sleepy British seaside town of Broadchurch, Detective Ellie Miller has just returned from vacation, only to learn that she's been passed over for a promotion at work in favor of outsider Alec Hardy. He, escaping the spectacular failure of his last case, is having trouble finding his way into this tight-knit community wary of new faces. But professional rivalry aside, both detectives are about to receive some terrible news: 11-year-old Danny Latimer has been found murdered on the beach. Fo

Sep 16, 2014
Caught dead handed by Perry, Carol J., author.

Caught dead handed

She's not a psychic--she just plays one on TV. Most folks associate the city of Salem, Massachusetts with witches, but for Lee Barrett, it's home. This October she's returned to her hometown--where her beloved Aunt Ibby still lives--to interview for a job as a reporter at WICH-TV. But the only opening is for a call-in psychic to host the late night horror movies. It seems the previous host, Ariel Constellation, never saw her own murder coming. Lee reluctantly takes the job, but when she starts s

Sep 16, 2014
Clam wake - a bed-and-breakfast mystery by Daheim, Mary.

Clam wake - a bed-and-breakfast mystery

"Innkeeper and irrepressible sleuth Judith McMonigle Flynn and cousin Renie face off against a cold-blooded killer in a beach community in this delightfully charming Bed-and-Breakfast mystery from USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Mary Daheim.With the holidays gone and Hillside Manor almost empty, Innkeeper Judith McMonigle Flynn has a bad case of the blues. A housesitting stint at her aunt and uncle's retirement home on Whoopee Island with cousin Renie seems like the ideal pick-me

Sep 16, 2014
Darkness, darkness by Harvey, John, 1938-

Darkness, darkness

Thirty years ago, the Miners' Strike threatened to tear the country apart, turning neighbour against neighbour, husband against wife, father against son - enmities which smoulder still. Resnick, recently made up to inspector, and ambivalent at best about some of the police tactics, had run an information gathering unit at the heart of the dispute. Now, in virtual retirement, and still grieving over the violent death of his former partner, the discovery of the body of a young woman who disappeare

Sep 16, 2014
Dead for a spell - a Bram Stoker mystery by Buckland, Raymond.

Dead for a spell - a Bram Stoker mystery

"March 1881. The Lyceum is abuzz with the news that American actor Edwin Booth is going to be sharing the stage with their own Shakespearean star, Henry Irving. But stage manager Harry Rivers has other matters preoccupying him. One of the regular actresses has disappeared, and after a disturbing tarot card reading, Harry's boss, Bram Stoker, is convinced that something wicked is coming their way. When the poor girl's body is found, Stoker's suspicions prove to be founded--the murder scene is rid

Sep 16, 2014
Death at the Black Bull by Hayes, Frank, 1940-

Death at the Black Bull

"Buddy Hinton is just a good ole boy. So when he disappears after a night drinking at the Black Bull, his friends just figure he went down to Mexico to find himself a girlfriend and will eventually come back. But this case quickly becomes a homicide after the sheriff discovers the missing man floating in one of his stock tanks. For a man who wasn't known to have enemies, Buddy clearly upset someone. Figuring out who that was will require Virgil and his deputy, Jimmy, to retrace Buddy's last step

Sep 16, 2014
Death in Elysium by Cutler, Judith

Death in Elysium

Sep 12, 2014
Death in Elysium by Cutler, Judith, author.

Death in Elysium

Highflying city career woman Jodie Welch was prepared for a dramatic change in lifestyle when she met and married the Reverend Theo Welch, settling down to an entirely new kind of life as the wife of a country vicar in the picturesque village of Lesser Hogben. But if she thought life as a city deal-maker was tough, nothing could have prepared her for the emotional rollercoaster of local church and village politics. As a newcomer, Jodie encounters hostility and disapproval from several of the vil

Sep 16, 2014
Death is like a box of chocolates by Aarons, Kathy, author.

Death is like a box of chocolates

Sep 16, 2014
Death of a Christmas Caterer by Hollis, Lee

Death of a Christmas Caterer

Sep 16, 2014
Death of a dog whisperer by Berenson, Laurien, author.

Death of a dog whisperer

When her aunt's dog-whispering prote´ge´ is found dead, Melanie Travis must help sort through the growing list of suspects to find the killer, all while juggling motherhood, marriage, and her six beloved poodles.

Sep 16, 2014
Death of an addict by Beaton, M. C.

Death of an addict

British detective Hamish Macbeth travels to Amsterdam and poses as a spiffy drug dealer to find clues to a murder. The victim was a recovering drug addict in Macbeth's village in Scotland.

Sep 16, 2014
Deeper Than the Grave by Whittle, Tina

Deeper Than the Grave

Sep 16, 2014
Desert heat by Jance, Judith A.

Desert heat

Joanna Brady dedicates herself to finding out the truth when her husband Andy, a Cochise County police officer, is shot in what is passed off by the police brass as a suicide attempt, and then implicated in a drug smuggling operation.

Sep 16, 2014
Fat cat at large by Cantrell, Janet.

Fat cat at large

When her chubby cat with a gift for sniffing out edibles leads her to the scene of a murder, Charity Oliver, the owner of a Minneapolis treatery, stumbles over the dead body of a sneaky business rival and must clear her name before even more trouble is stirred up.

Sep 16, 2014
Fear and Loathing by Norman, Hilary

Fear and Loathing

Sep 16, 2014