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An image of death by Hellmann, Libby Fischer.

An image of death

While producing a video about foster children, financed by a prominent Chicago real-estate developer, Ellie Foreman receives a mysterious package in which she finds a surveillance video documenting the murder of a young woman, and embarks on an investigation into a crime that leads to a sinister conspiracy of money laundering, diamond smuggling, and murder.

Feb 11, 2016
And Then There Were Nuns by Logan, Kylie

And Then There Were Nuns

Feb 11, 2016
Angels burning by O'Dell, Tawni, author.

Angels burning

"On the surface, Chief Dove Carnahan is a true trailblazer who would do anything to protect the rural Pennsylvanian countryside where she has lived all fifty of her years. Traditional and proud of her blue-collar sensibilities, Dove is loved by her community. But beneath her badge lies a dark and self-destructive streak, fed by a secret she has kept since she was sixteen. When a girl is beaten to death, her body tossed down a fiery sinkhole in an abandoned coal town, Dove is faced with solving t

Feb 4, 2016
Antler dust - an Allison Coil mystery by Stevens, Mark.

Antler dust - an Allison Coil mystery

On the opening day of the hunting season in the Colorado Flat Tops wilderness, two men go missing. The first is a hunting guide. The second is an animal rights protestor who believes his creative suicide will galvanize the animal rights movement. Hunting guide Allison Coil hears a distant rifle shot and sees just enough through the swirling snow to believe somebody knows something, and isn't coming forward. Forced to follow her own instincts when the authorities fail to follow through, Allison f

Feb 6, 2016
Arab Jazz by Misk,̌ Karim/ Gordon, Sam (TRN)

Arab Jazz

Feb 11, 2016
Archie in the crosshairs - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert.

Archie in the crosshairs - a Nero Wolfe mystery

"Archie Goodwin is chipper as he strolls home from his weekly poker game, money in his pocket and a smile on his lips. He has just reached Nero Wolfe's stately brownstone on West Thirty-Fifth Street when a sedan whips around the corner and two gunshots ring out, nearly hitting Goodwin. It is a warning, and the message is clear: The next bullet will not miss. Rotund investigator Nero Wolfe has made more than his fair share of enemies over the years, and it seems one of them has decided to strike,

Feb 11, 2016
Ashes to ashes - the eighth chronicle of Hugh de Singleton, surgeon by Starr, Melvin R., author.

Ashes to ashes - the eighth chronicle of Hugh de Singleton, surgeon

Master Hugh, Kate and their children attend the Midsummer's Eve fire. Early next morning, Hugh hears the passing bell ring from the Church of St. Beornwald, and moments later is summoned. Tenants collecting the ashes to spread upon their fields have found burned bones. Master Hugh learns of several men of Bampton and nearby villages who have gone missing recently. Most are soon found, some alive, some dead. Master Hugh eventually learns that the bones are those of a bailiff from a nearby manor.

Feb 4, 2016
Backhand smash by Gregson, J. M., author.

Backhand smash

"Detective Sergeant Clyde Northcott--DCI Peach's tall, black, powerful prote´ge´--has no interest in joining the snooty Birch Lane Tennis Club. So it is unfortunate for him when committee member Olive Crawshaw decides he would be the perfect talisman for the club's new, and controversial, policy to recruit members from a wider ethnic and social background. Clyde soon finds himself thrust into an exclusive community where his rusty tennis skills are the least of his concerns: for 'exclusive' does

Feb 11, 2016
Beauty, beast, and belladonna by Chance, Maia, author.

Beauty, beast, and belladonna

Feb 11, 2016
Bellfield Hall, or, The observations of Miss Dido Kent by Dean, Anna.

Bellfield Hall, or, The observations of Miss Dido Kent

Visiting Bellfield Hall to comfort her niece, who has been seemingly abandoned by her wealthy fiance´, Miss Dido Kent investigates the possibly related death of a young woman, a situation that is complicated by surprising secrets.

Feb 11, 2016
Blood of the oak - a novel by Pattison, Eliot.

Blood of the oak - a novel

"The fourth entry in the Bone Rattler series advances the protagonist Duncan McCallum to 1765 and into the throes of the Stamp Tax dissent, which marked the beginning of organized resistance to English rule. Duncan follows ritualistic murders that are strangely connected to both the theft of an Iroquois artifact and a series of murders and kidnappings in the network of secret runners supporting the nascent committees of correspondence-which are engaged in the first organized political dissent ac

Feb 6, 2016
Blood orange - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig.

Blood orange - a China Bayles mystery

"In the newest China Bayles Mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, China comes to the aid of a nurse who ends up in the hospital... It's mid-April in Pecan Springs, and China is renting her guest cottage to Kelly Kaufman, who needs a temporaryplace to live as she contends with a very acrimonious divorce from her husband, Rich. One nasty point of dispute is her part ownership of the Comanche Creek Brewing Company, which she is refusing to sell. At the same time, as a nurse employed by

Feb 11, 2016
Blood sisters by Masterton, Graham, author.

Blood sisters

Katie Maguire never thought Ireland's nuns would need her protection...In a nursing home on the outskirts of Cork, an elderly nun has been suffocated in her sleep. It looks like a mercy-killing--until another sister from the same convent is found floating in the Glashaboy river. The nuns were good women, doing God's work. Why would anyone want to kill them? But then a child's skull is unearthed in the garden of the nuns' convent, and DS Katie Maguire discovers a fifty-year-old secret that just m

Feb 11, 2016
Blood will tell by Dams, Jeanne M., author.

Blood will tell

American Anglophile Dorothy Martin tackles a tricky puzzle in the historic university town of Cambridge. Dorothy Martin isn't overly enthusiastic when her husband, retired police detective Alan Nesbitt, invites her to accompany him to a conference in Cambridge, picturing cramped student accommodation. But St. Stephen's turns out to be recently renovated, and, bolstered by en suite facilities, Dorothy is looking forward to exploring the historic and beautiful city. It is not long, though, before

Feb 4, 2016
Bloodthirsty - a Lomax & Biggs mystery by Karp, Marshall.

Bloodthirsty - a Lomax & Biggs mystery

"Barry Gerber is one of the most powerful and hated men in Hollywood. Turning up dead in a garbage can brings him under the eyes of Detectives Mike Lomax and Terry Biggs. Just two days later another despised actor bad-boy is found murdered. Wading through a list of suspects the detectives have to race to prevent another hot-shot getting the cut."--

Feb 6, 2016
Blotto, Twinks and the heir to the Tsar by Brett, Simon, author

Blotto, Twinks and the heir to the Tsar

"Tawcester Towers, the family seat of the Lyminster family, has suffered an unwelcome injection of distant cousins, so distant that they aren't even British! Count Igor and Count Lyudmilla Bashusky had to flee Russia after the Revolution and have spent the intervening years building up debts in the hotels of Europe's capitals and sponging off ever more exasperated (and distant) relatives. The Bashusky's arrival at Tawcester Towers causes a stir, and it's up to Blotto and Twinks, that indefatigab

Feb 11, 2016
Breakdown - an Alex Delaware novel by Kellerman, Jonathan, author.

Breakdown - an Alex Delaware novel

"Bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman has been universally hailed as the master of psychological suspense, and the blockbuster new thriller featuring Alex Delaware and Milo Sturgis confirms his status as today's preeminent practitioner of saber-sharp storytelling. Psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware meets beautiful and emotionally fragile TV actress Zelda Chase when called upon to evaluate her five-year-old son, Ovid. Years later, Alex is unexpectedly reunited with Zelda when she is involuntarily co

Feb 11, 2016
Brighton belle by Sheridan, Sara, 1968-

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.

Feb 11, 2016
Brooklyn on fire - a Mary Handley mystery by Levy, Lawrence H.

Brooklyn on fire - a Mary Handley mystery

After closing a case with the Brooklyn Police Department, Mary Handley is determined to become an official detective in her own right. And when Emily Worsham shows up at her new office convinced her uncle John Worsham was murdered and desperate for answers, Mary's second assignment begins. As she investigates the curious circumstances surrounding John's death, Mary soon finds herself entangled in a high-stakes family scandal, a series of interconnected murders, political corruption, untrustworth

Feb 11, 2016
Brotherhood in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Brotherhood in death

"Sometimes brotherhood can be another word for conspiracy. . . . Dennis Mira just had two unpleasant surprises. First he learned that his cousin Edward was secretly meeting with a real estate agent about their late grandfather's magnificent West Village brownstone, despite the promise they both made to keep it in the family. Then, when he went to the house to confront Edward about it, he got a blunt object to the back of the head. Luckily Dennis is married to Charlotte Mira, the NYPSD's top prof

Feb 11, 2016