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Caught Dead Handed by Perry, Carol J.

Caught Dead Handed

Aug 28, 2014
City of ghosts by Stanley, Kelli. author.

City of ghosts

"PI Miranda Corbie will do anything to save her mother, but first she must clear her name of the murder of a Nazi spy June 1940--Hitler's army has conquered France and is turning on England. While the United States is only now waking up to the war, it has been gnawing at Miranda Corbie for years--ever since she was a nurse in Spanish Civil War. Working in San Francisco as a PI years later, the war should seem a world away, but it might as well be on her doorstep now that she's learned that her m

Aug 28, 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

Aug 28, 2014
Countdown by Cooper, Susan Rogers, author.

Countdown

When sheriff Milt Kovaks arrests Darrell Blanton for murder, Darnell's mother, Eunice, storms an inn where detective Kovaks' wife is hosting a bachelorette party and threatens to kill a partygoer every ten minutes until her son is released.

Aug 28, 2014
Day of vengeance by Dams, Jeanne M., author.

Day of vengeance

Dorothy Martin's husband, Alan Nesbitt, is heavily involved in the complex and lengthy process of choosing a new bishop for Sherebury Cathedral when one of the candidates is found murdered in his own church.

Aug 24, 2014
Dead broke in Jarrett Creek - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry.

Dead broke in Jarrett Creek - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"Jarrett Creek is bankrupt. Gary Dellmore, heir apparent to the main bank, is dead, apparently murdered. Samuel Craddock thought he was retired but now he's been asked to return as police chief. Dellmore supposedly had a roving eye, although his wife says he was never serious about dallying. Still, Craddock wonders: Did the husbands and fathers of women he flirted with think he was harmless? What about his current lover, who insists that Dellmore was going to leave his wife for her? Craddock

Aug 28, 2014
Dead float by Easley, Warren C., author.

Dead float

"If you are a fly fisherman, it doesn't get any better than the salmon fly hatch on the Deschutes River, Oregon's legendary trout fishing venue. Cal Claxton--a small town lawyer who works to fish--has to pinch himself when his best friend and fishing guide, Philip Lone Deer, asks him to help guide an upcoming trip with a group of executives from a high-tech firm in Portland. But the trip through the remote Deschutes River Canyon turns ugly when a member of the fishing party is murdered. Everyo

Aug 28, 2014
Dead of night by White, Randy Wayne.

Dead of night

Asked to check on his friend's brother, a reclusive biologist who has not been answering his phone, Doc Ford interrupts a violent crime and finds himself embroiled in a deadly case involving eco-terrorism and personal revenge.

Aug 28, 2014
Dear daughter by Little, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Dear daughter

"Former "It Girl" Janie Jenkins is sly, stunning, and fresh out of prison. Ten years ago, at the height of her fame, she was incarcerated for the murder of her mother, a high-society beauty known for her good works and rich husbands. Now, released on a technicality, Janie makes herself over and goes undercover, determined to chase down the one lead she has on her mother's killer. The only problem? Janie doesn't know if she's the killer she's looking for. Janie makes her way to an isolated South

Aug 28, 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

Aug 28, 2014
Death by devil's breath by Logan, Kylie.

Death by devil's breath

During the Chili Showdown in Las Vegas, one semi-celebrity judge drops dead after taste-testing the self-combustible Devil's Breath Chili due to a last-minute ingredient addition--poison.

Aug 28, 2014
Death in Elysium by Cutler, Judith

Death in Elysium

Aug 28, 2014
Death in lovers' lane - a Henrie O mystery by Hart, Carolyn G.

Death in lovers' lane - a Henrie O mystery

Journalism professor Henrietta Collins assigns a girl student to investigate three crimes which occurred 20 years earlier. The girl places an ad in the local newspaper, asking for information, and soon after she is strangled. The professor goes after the killer. By the author of Scandal in Fair Heaven.

Aug 28, 2014
Death Is Like a Box of Chocolates by Aarons, Kathy

Death Is Like a Box of Chocolates

Aug 28, 2014
Death of a blue blood - a novel by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Death of a blue blood - a novel

"Jessica Fletcher and her friend Scotland Yard detective inspector George Sutherland are invited to attend a New Year's Eve Ball at Castorbrook Castle, thanks to her British publisher. Shortly after arriving in the idyllic English countryside, Jessica discovers the body of a lady's maid in the garden. While their host, Lord Norrance, his snobbish third wife, other members of the household, and party guests squabble over the tragic death in tight-lipped, perfectly mannered, thoroughly British sty

Aug 28, 2014
Death of a crabby cook by Pike, Penny.

Death of a crabby cook

Aug 28, 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.

Aug 28, 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.

Aug 28, 2014
Death of an addict by Beaton, M. C.

Death of an addict

Constable Hamish MacBeth goes undercover to investigate the mysterious death of a recovered heroin addict, whose church has been suspected of being in the drug trade.

Aug 25, 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.

Aug 28, 2014