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Bitter crossing - a Peyton Cote novel by Keeley, D. A., 1970-

Bitter crossing - a Peyton Cote novel

Jul 25, 2014
Black current - a Jaymie Zarlin Mystery by Keskinen, Karen

Black current - a Jaymie Zarlin Mystery

"Santa Barbara, California. Private investigator Jaymie Zarlin is still recovering after taking on her first murder case when she receives a call to look into the death of Skye, a local teen found dead in a tank at the Santa Barbara Aquarium. The police are calling Skye's death an accident, but Skye's parents are convinced that there's something more to this mysterious death. Eager to prove that she's up to the task of solving another murder case, Jaymie sets to work and turns up a number of lik

Jul 25, 2014
Blade of the samurai - a Shinobi mystery by Spann, Susan.

Blade of the samurai - a Shinobi mystery

"Master ninja Hiro Hattori is trying to sleep when he has an unexpected visit from his friend Kazu, a fellow shinobi and member of the same ninja clan working undercover at the shogunate. Kazu says that Saburo, the Shogun's cousin, has been stabbed to death within the walls of the Shogun's palace with Kazu's dagger, and that though he is innocent, he fears he will be blamed for the murder. He begs Hiro's help in escaping the city. But before he can flee, Hiro and Father Mateo, the Jesuit priest

Jul 25, 2014
Blind trust - a novel by Orchard, Sandra, author.

Blind trust - a novel

Kate Adams had no idea she was carrying counterfeit money, and she can't believe that it came from her sweet neighbor. Determined to prove her neighbor's innocence, Kate stumbles into a pit of intrigue that is far deeper than a two-bit counterfeit operation-- and strikes too close to home for comfort. As family secrets come to light, her world begins to crumble.

Jul 23, 2014
Blood brothers by Hall, Patricia, 1940- author.

Blood brothers

1963. When a mutilated corpse is discovered on the site of the new Centre Point Tower, it's assumed to be a gangland killing. But DS Harry Barnard isn't convinced. At the same time, Kate O'Donnell's assignment with a national newspaper's crime reporter is causing a rift in her relationship with Harry and will lead her into unexpected danger.

Jul 19, 2014
Blood on the water - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne.

Blood on the water - a William Monk novel

"Though Monk is witness to the terrible bombing of an afternoon pleasure boat on the river that leaves 200 people dead, much to his dismay the case is taken from his hands and given over to the commissioner of police. An Egyptian man is quickly caught, tried, and sentenced to death--and then just as swiftly murdered in prison. When evidence surfaces that proves the dead man innocent, the case is handed back to Monk, who must now rely on his own memory of the event to help piece together what rea

Jul 25, 2014
Body in the backyard by Craig, Elizabeth Spann

Body in the backyard

Jul 25, 2014
Bones never lie - a novel / Kathy Reichs. by Reichs, Kathy.

Bones never lie  - a novel / Kathy Reichs.

Jul 25, 2014
Book Clubbed by Barrett, Lorna, author.

Book Clubbed

"Cranky Chamber of Commerce receptionist Betsy Dittmeyer is done reading people the riot act. After she's crushed by a fallen bookcase, the next item to be read is her last will and testament--which is packed with surprises. It soon comes to light that Betsy was hiding volumes of dark secrets behind that perpetual frown of hers--and one of them just might have been a motive for murder. While Tricia tries to help Angelica--the newly elected Chamber of Commerce president and Betsy's boss--solve th

Jul 25, 2014
Book Fair and Foul by Chase, Erika

Book Fair and Foul

Jul 25, 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.

Jul 25, 2014
By My Hand by De Giovanni, Maurizio

By My Hand

Jul 25, 2014
Candle flame - being the thirteenth of the sorrowful mysteries of Brother Athelstan by Doherty, P. C, author.

Candle flame - being the thirteenth of the sorrowful mysteries of Brother Athelstan

February, 1381. London lies frozen in the grip of one of the bitterest winters on record. The ever-rising taxes demanded by the Regent, John of Gaunt, are causing increasing resentment among the city's poor. When the seething unrest boils over into a bloody massacre at a splendid Southwark tavern, The Candle Flame, in which nine people, including Gaunt's tax collectors, their military escort and the prostitutes entertaining them, are brutally murdered, the furious Regent orders Brother Athelstan

Jul 25, 2014
Cinderella murder. by Clark, Mary Higgins

Cinderella murder.

Jul 19, 2014
Come, sweet death! by Haas, Wolf.

Come, sweet death!

"Another dark and funny crime novel by the author Carl Hiaasen has called "the real deal." The fourth Brenner book finds the detective in Vienna, uncovering corruption in the ambulance business...and just barely escaping with his life in the process. Disillusioned ex-cop Simon Brenner decides to take a job as an ambulance driver, in the hopes of getting away from the drudgery and corruption in the police force, and finding a "worthy profession." But the ambulance service he goes to work for has

Jul 25, 2014
Cookies and scream by Lowell, Virginia.

Cookies and scream

When a unique - and priceless - collection of antique cookie cutters leads to murder, Olivia Greyson, the owner of a shop specializing in all things cookie, must stir up some clues to catch a killer with a sweet tooth.

Jul 25, 2014
Cop Town - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971-, author.

Cop Town - a novel

"Atlanta, 1974. It's Kate Murphy's first day on the job and the Atlanta Police Department is seething after the murder of an officer. Before the day has barely begun, she already suspects she's not cut out for the job as a cop. Her male uniform is too big, she can't handle a gun, and she's rapidly learning that the APD is hardly a place that welcomes women. Worse still, in the ensuing manhunt, he'll be partnered with Maggie Lawson, a cop with her own ax to grind (and a brother and uncle already

Jul 20, 2014
Countdown by Cooper, Susan Rogers

Countdown

Jul 25, 2014
Crime always pays by Burke, Declan, author.

Crime always pays

Karen and Ray are on their way to the Greek islands to rendezvous with Madge and split the fat bag of cash they conned from her ex-husband Rossi when they kidnapped, well, Madge. But they've reckoned without Stephanie Doyle, the cop who can't decide if she wants to arrest Madge, shoot Rossi, or ride off into the sunset with Ray. And then there's Melody, the wannabe movie director, who's pinning all her hopes on Sleeps, the narcoleptic getaway driver who just wants to go back inside and do some s

Jul 25, 2014
Crime rib by Budewitz, Leslie, author.

Crime rib

"Gourmet food market owner Erin Murphy is determined to get Jewel Bay, Montana's, scrumptious local fare some national attention. But her scheme for culinary celebrity goes up in flames when the town's big break is interrupted by murder. Food Preneurs, one of the hottest cooking shows on TV, has decided to feature Jewel Bay in an upcoming episode, and everyone in town is preparing for their close-ups, including the crew at the Glacier Mercantile, aka the Merc. Not only is Erin busy remodeling he

Jul 25, 2014