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Beignets, Brides and Bodies by Ripley, J. R. Beignets, Brides and Bodies

Oct 1, 2016
Beloved poison by Thomson, E. S., author. Beloved poison

After uncovering six tiny coffins at St. Saviour's Infirmary, apprentice apothecary Jem Flockhart seeks answers, following a trail that leads from the dissecting room to Newgate prison and the gallows.

Oct 1, 2016
Better late than never by McKinlay, Jenn, author. Better late than never

"In the latest Library Lover's Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of A Likely Story, 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

Oct 1, 2016
Blind sight by O'Connell, Carol, 1947- author. Blind sight

"The thrilling new Mallory novel from the New York Times-bestselling author and one of the most acclaimed crime writers in America. The nun was dead. Her body lay on the lawn outside Gracie Mansion, the home of New York City's mayor, and it wasn't alone. There were four of them altogether. They'd been killed at different times, in different places, and dumped there. There should have been five--but the boy was missing. Jonah Quill, blind since birth, sat in a car driven by a killer and wondered

Oct 1, 2016
Blood trail. by Box, C. J. Blood trail.

Oct 1, 2016
Blue Madonna by Benn, James R., author. Blue Madonna

"Billy Boyle, US Army detective and ex-Boston cop, faces his toughest investigation yet: infiltrating enemy lines in France as the Allies invade Normandy. It's late May 1944. Captain Billy Boyle is court-martialed on spurious charges of black market dealings. Stripped of his officer's rank, reduced to private, and sentenced to three months' hard labor, Boyle is given an opportunity: he can avoid his punishment if he goes behind enemy lines to rescue a high-value Allied soldier. A secret chamber

Oct 1, 2016
Body on the bayou by Byron, Ellen, author. Body on the bayou

"Just days before a big wedding at the Crozat Plantation B & B, the bride's cousin is found murdered, and Maggie Crozat has another murder to unravel"--Book jacket flap.

Oct 1, 2016
British manor murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author. British manor murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Although Perry, the earl of the house, and his sister, Poppy, are surprisingly accommodating to their jetlagged guests, Lucy feels uneasy after a fallen portrait sparks talk of a deadly family omen. The bad vibes come in quickly: snobby Aunt Millicent and her handmaiden Harrison unexpectedly drop by for the exhibition, and meals with the family are consistently tense. But real trouble begins when a body, bludgeoned by the chapel's gold-plated reliquary, is found in a hidden, sealed off room. Str

Oct 1, 2016
Cat Got Your Diamonds by Chase, Julie Cat Got Your Diamonds

Oct 1, 2016
Catching heat by Cantore, Janice, author. Catching heat

Twenty-seven years after the deaths of Detective Abby Hart's parents, she's desperate to find the proof that will put the mastermind-the governor's wife-behind bars. When she joins a newly formed task force and teams up with PI Luke Murphy, Abby is sent to San Luis Obispo to work the cold case of a murdered college student. Realizing their investigation will bring them near the town where Alyssa Rollins grew up, Abby decides to do a little digging of her own into the Triple Seven fire.Luke is ea

Oct 1, 2016
Christmas caramel murder by Fluke, Joanne, 1943- author. Christmas caramel murder

The holidays have arrived, and Hannah and her good pal Lisa have agreed to provide all the goodies for the town's annual production of A Christmas Carol. But before anyone can say "Bah, humbug!" a Santa-sized sackful of trouble ensues. Like the fact that Lisa's husband will be playing Mr. Claus to his ex-girlfriend Phyllis Bates' Mrs. Claus. Or that before the curtains even go up Phyllis is found dead in the snow - wearing a costume that the real Mrs. Claus would put on the naughty list. Soon af

Oct 1, 2016
Climate of fear by Vargas, Fred Climate of fear

Oct 1, 2016
Closed casket - the new Hercule Poirot mystery by Hannah, Sophie, 1971- author. Closed casket - the new Hercule Poirot mystery

"What I intend to say to you will come as a shock ..." With these words, Lady Athelinda Playford -- one of the world's most beloved children's authors -- springs a surprise on the lawyer entrusted with her will. As guests arrive for a party at her Irish mansion, Lady Playford has decided to cut off her two children without a penny . . . and leave her vast fortune to someone else: an invalid who has only weeks to live. Among Lady Playford's visitors are two strangers: the famous Belgian detective

Oct 1, 2016
Combustion by Smith, Martin J. Combustion

Oct 1, 2016
Dark backward by Buffa, D. W. Dark backward

Oct 1, 2016
Dead men's bones - an Inspector McLean novel by Oswald, James, author. Dead men's bones - an Inspector McLean novel

Oct 1, 2016
Dead run by Tracy, P. J. Dead run

Breaking down while en route to Wisconsin, Grace MacBride, Annie Belinsky, and deputy Sharon Mueller stumble upon a nearly deserted town fraught with signs of foul play and are horrified to witness a double murder.

Oct 1, 2016
Dead to rights by Jance, Judith A. Dead to rights

Sheriff Brady becomes an assassin's target when investigating the murder of a motorist responsible for an earlier death.

Oct 1, 2016
Death Comes to the Fair by Lloyd, Catherine Death Comes to the Fair

Oct 1, 2016
Death in cold water by Skalka, Patricia, author. Death in cold water

Sep 25, 2016