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A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author. A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes

Quiet Longely, New York, is abuzz with excitement over the opening of a revamped art complex--and catering sisters Bernie and Libby Simmons are helping put on an elaborate tea party for the opening night gala fundraiser. But when the billionaire behind the project drops dead, the Simmons sisters find themselves steeped in a whistling kettle of murder . . . Everyone in Longely is talking about Blue House, an art complex that will bring the town a theater, an art gallery, and even a restaurant and

Sep 26, 2016
A Christmas message - a novel by Perry, Anne, author. A Christmas message - a novel

"In the spirit of the season, New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry presents readers with the gift of another holiday mystery, taking them to the Holy Land for an intriguing and miraculous journey of discovery. The year is 1900, and Victor Narraway is giving his wife, Vespasia, an unforgettable Christmas present--a trip to Jerusalem for the holiday. Vespasia is enchanted by the exotic landscape of Palestine, and charmed by a fellow traveler they meet at their hotel in Jaffa. But when the

Sep 26, 2016
A deadly affection by Overholt, Cuyler, author. A deadly affection

"One of the first women practicing in the advanced new field of psychology, Dr. Genevieve Summerford is used to forging her own path. But when one of her patients is arrested for murder--a murder Genevieve fears she may have unwittingly provoked--she is forced to seek help to solve the crime and clear her patient's name ... and her own"--

Sep 24, 2016
A dreadful past by Turnbull, Peter, 1950- author. A dreadful past

A chance sighting of a vase for sale in an antiques shop leads Detective Chief Inspector George Hennessey and his team to take a fresh look at a twenty-year-old unsolved murder case. As the investigation opens out and links are made to other unsolved murders in the Vale of York and beyond, the net seems to be closing around a mysterious gang of killers and a vow of silence that's been kept for two decades. But when a new body is discovered in a local wood, is that pact about to be tested?

Sep 22, 2016
A great reckoning by Penny, Louise, author. A great reckoning

"When an intricate old map is found stuffed into the walls of the bistro in Three Pines, it at first seems no more than a curiosity. But the closer the villagers look, the stranger it becomes. Given to Armand Gamache as a gift the first day of his new job, the map eventually leads him to shattering secrets. To an old friend and older adversary. It leads the former Chief of Homicide for the Su^rete´ du Que´bec to places even he is afraid to go. But must. And there he finds four young cadets in th

Sep 25, 2016
A hard woman to kill by Howard, Alex, (Novelist) A hard woman to kill

Chechnya: an incorruptible security officer is assassinated. Berlin: a small child grieves for his father. In the East: an obese psychopath sets his feet on the first rungs of his criminal career. A frightened Russian woman seeks DCI Hanlon's help in finding her missing husband. Hanlon's not keen on the case. Until she hears a name she recognises only too well. Arkady Belanov, sadistic pimp and owner of an exclusive brothel in Oxford is involved. When DI Enver Demirel, her former partner and fri

Sep 22, 2016
A kind of justice - a novel by James, Renee, author. A kind of justice - a novel

"Against all odds, Bobbi Logan, a statuesque transgender woman, has become one of Chicago's most celebrated hair stylists and the owner of one of the city's poshest salons. She is finally comfortable with who she is, widely admired in her community, about to enjoy the success she deserves. Then her impossibly perfect life falls apart. In the space of a few weeks, the Great Recession drags her business to the brink of failure, her beloved ex-wife needs help in facing a terrible tragedy, and a hat

Sep 26, 2016
A lesson in love & murder by McMillan, Rachel, 1981- author. A lesson in love & murder

The legacy of literary icon Sherlock Holmes is alive and well in 1912 Canada, where best friends Merinda Herringford and Jem Watts continue to develop their skills as consulting detectives. The city of Toronto has been thrown into upheaval by the arrival of radical anarchist Emma Goldman. Amid this political chaos, Benny Citrone of the Royal North-West Mounted Police arrives at Merinda and Jem's flat, requesting assistance in locating his runaway cousin--a man with a deadly talent. While Merinda

Sep 22, 2016
A long time dead - a Mike Hammer casebook by Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006, author. A long time dead - a Mike Hammer casebook

The first collection of stories starring legendary Mike Hammer, the toughest private investigator in history It starts with a few near-accidents. A car almost swipes Mike Hammer when he's crossing the street. A junkie robs the notoriously hardboiled detective at knifepoint. A fight on a subway platform comes close to pushing him in front of a train. While any one of these could be a coincidence, together they make a conspiracy--one that Hammer will have to end in order to survive. And when it co

Sep 26, 2016
A study in scarlet women by Thomas, Sherry (Sherry M.), author. A study in scarlet women

"USA Today bestselling author Sherry Thomas turns the story of the renowned Sherlock Holmes upside down... With her inquisitive mind, Charlotte Holmes has never felt comfortable with the demureness expected of the fairer sex in upper class society. But she never thought that she would become a social pariah, an outcast fending for herself on the mean streets of London. When the city is struck by a trio of unexpected deaths and suspicion falls on her sister and her father, Charlotte is desperate

Sep 25, 2016
A voice in the night by Camilleri, Andrea, author. A voice in the night

"Two deaths lead Inspector Montalbano into investigations of corruption and power in the twentieth installment of the New York Times bestselling series. Montalbano investigates a robbery at a supermarket, a standard case that takes a spin when manager Guido Borsellino is later found hanging in his office. Was it a suicide? The inspector and the coroner have their doubts, and further investigation leads to the director of a powerful local company. Meanwhile, a girl is found brutally murdered in G

Sep 26, 2016
An Act of Murder by Angela, Mary An Act of Murder

Sep 25, 2016
An obvious fact by Johnson, Craig, 1961- author. An obvious fact

In the midst of the largest motorcycle rally in the world, a young biker is run off the road and ends up in critical condition. When Sheriff Walt Longmire and his good friend Henry Standing Bear are called to Hulett, Wyoming - the nearest town to America's first national monument, Devils Tower - to investigate, things start getting complicated. As competing biker gangs; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; a military-grade vehicle donated to the tiny local police force by a wealthy entr

Sep 26, 2016
Apprentice in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author. Apprentice in death

"Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in a fast-paced new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author J.D. Robb. Nature versus nurture ... The shots came quickly, silently, and with deadly accuracy. Within seconds, three people were dead at Central Park's ice skating rink. The victims: a talented young skater, a doctor, and a teacher. As random as random can be. Eve Dallas has seen a lot of killers during her time with the NYPSD, but never one like this. After reviewing security videos, it becomes

Sep 26, 2016
Ash Island by Maitland, Barry, author. Ash Island

Sep 26, 2016
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian lions by Giordano, Mario, author. Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian lions

Recently widowed Auntie Poldi moves to Sicily in order to drink herself comfortably to death with a sea view. But fate intervenes when she finds the corpse of a young man on the beach.

Sep 26, 2016
Basque moon - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery by Weston, Julie W., 1943- author. Basque moon - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery

"Nellie Burns, photographer, and her Labrador dog, Moonshine, travel with sheep rancher Gwynn Campbell and his Basque sheepherder to the Stanley Basin of central Idaho. Nellie plans to photograph scenes for a railroad&#x;s brochures to lure tourists to the West. When they arrive at the sheep camp, they discover the current herder is dead. Nellie&#x;s curiosity and photography lead her to a moonshine still and then a dash up a forested mountain. Nellie and Moonshine confront the greatest challeng

Sep 26, 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.

Sep 26, 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

Sep 26, 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

Sep 26, 2016