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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 B

May 5, 2016
Brighton belle by Sheridan, Sara, 1968- author

Brighton belle

In post-World War II England, former Secret Service operative Mirabelle Bevan takes a job at a debt collection agency, but when she discovers that a pregnant Hungarian refugee who had taken out a routine loan has been reported dead, she decides to investigate.

Apr 29, 2016
Brighton by Harvey, Michael

Brighton

May 5, 2016
Buffalo jump blues / A Sean Stranahan Mystery by McCafferty, Keith, author.

Buffalo jump blues / A Sean Stranahan Mystery

While Sheriff Martha Ettinger investigates the death of a young Native American at the site of a ritualistic buffalo jump, private detective Sean Stranahan helps a beautiful swimmer track down a childhood friend, only to find his case intersecting with the sheriff's in unexpected ways.

May 5, 2016
Buried by Masterton, Graham, author.

Buried

Katie Maguire knows that in this part of Ireland, the past can never stay buried... In Blarney, Cork, an old millworker's cottage guards its secrets. In 1921, a mother, father and their two young children disappeared from this house. And now, ninety-five years later, their mummified bodies have been discovered under the floorboards. The neighbors cannot imagine who would have killed such a harmless family all those years ago. But as DS Katie Maguire investigates, the flames of old family rivalri

May 5, 2016
Burn what will burn - a novel by McKenzie, C. B, author.

Burn what will burn - a novel

"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

May 5, 2016
Butcher bird by Sykes, S. D., author.

Butcher bird

Oswald de Lacey is growing up fast in his new position as Lord of Somershill Manor. The Black Death changed many things, and just as it took away his father and elder brothers, leaving Oswald to be recalled from the monastery where he expected to spend his life, so it has taken many of his villagers and servants. However, there is still the same amount of work to be done in the farms and fields, and the few people left to do it think they should be paid more - something the King himself has forb

Apr 29, 2016
Calamity in Kent by Rowland, John, 1907-1984, author.

Calamity in Kent

"In the peaceful seaside town of Broadgate, an impossible crime occurs. The operator of the cliff railway locks the empty carriage one evening; when he returns to work next morning, a dead body is locked inside--a man who has been stabbed in the back. Jimmy London, a newspaper reporter, is first on the scene. He is quick on the trail for clues--and agrees to pool his knowledge with Inspector Shelley of Scotland Yard, who is holidaying in the area. Mistrustful of the plodding local policeman, Ins

Apr 29, 2016
Charcoal Joe by Mosley, Walter, author.

Charcoal Joe

Easy Rawlins' plans to marry his girlfriend and start a new detective agency are interrupted by the case of a promising Stanford student who has been charged with the race-related murder of a white man.

May 5, 2016
Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery by Griffin, H. Terrell, author.

Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery

Matt Royal returns to the courtroom to defend his friend Abby Lester, who has been charged with murder, and must face a hotshot prosecuting attorney while searching for the real killer.

May 2, 2016
Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery by Griffin, H. Terrell, author.

Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery

Matt Royal returns to the courtroom to defend his friend Abby Lester, who has been charged with murder, and must face a hotshot prosecuting attorney while searching for the real killer.

May 5, 2016
Child not found - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962- author.

Child not found - a Tucker mystery

May 5, 2016
City of Jackals by Bilal, Parker

City of Jackals

May 5, 2016
Clamour of crows by Merritt, Raymond W, author.

Clamour of crows

May 5, 2016
Cold girl - a B.C. blues crime novel by Greenaway, R. M., author.

Cold girl - a B.C. blues crime novel

May 5, 2016
Come dark - a Posadas County mystery by Havill, Steven, author

Come dark - a Posadas County mystery

The Posadas High School girls' volleyball team is on a hot winning streak, exciting everyone. But then the coach, Clint Scott, is found gunned down in the girls' shower room, the victim of four bullets, one fired nearly point blank into his heart. Dead for hours, he was killed soon after the end of last night's game. And, last night, a homegrown Banksy tagged several sites in town before he apparently began work on a section of wall outside the girls' locker room at the high school--a project th

Apr 29, 2016
Crime and poetry by Flower, Amanda, author.

Crime and poetry

Violet Waverly rushes home to her ailing grandmother to find it was all a ploy to get her closer to home. Violet begins working in Charming Books, her grandma's magical bookshop. Soon a dead man is discovered clutching a volume of Emily Dickinson's poems and Violet is caught up in the mystery.

May 5, 2016
Dangerous Minds by Masters, Priscilla

Dangerous Minds

May 5, 2016
Dark side by Duffy, Margaret, author.

Dark side

When their friend, Detective Chief Inspector Carrick, becomes the prime suspect in a murder, Ingrid and Patrick take up the case to try to prove his innocence.

May 5, 2016
Dead loudmouth by Houston, Victoria, 1945- author.

Dead loudmouth

"A Wisconsin detective must solve a double murder and rescue a kidnapped child"--

May 5, 2016