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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" --

Aug 25, 2016
A deadly thaw - a mystery by Ward, Sarah (British author), author.

A deadly thaw - a mystery

When a man whose wife was convicted for his murder fifteen years earlier is found newly dead, Detective Inspector Francis Sadler and his Derbyshire team follow leads to uncover what really happened and why the wife lied about the identity of the first victim.

Aug 25, 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?

Aug 25, 2016
A dreadful past by Turnbull, Peter, 1950- author.

A dreadful past

The sighting of a vase in an antiques shop leads to a twenty-year-old murder case being reopened and as George Hennessey and his team try to close in on a mysterious gang of killers, the discovery of a new body throws them off track.

Aug 23, 2016
A Hard Woman to Kill by Howard, Alex

A Hard Woman to Kill

Aug 23, 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

Aug 25, 2016
A Kind of Justice by James, Renee

A Kind of Justice

Aug 25, 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

Aug 25, 2016
A lesson in love and murder by McMillan, Rachel, 1981- author.

A lesson in love and murder

Aug 23, 2016
A March to Remember by Loan-Wilsey, Anna

A March to Remember

Aug 25, 2016
A memory of muskets - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959- author.

A memory of muskets - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Aug 25, 2016
A most novel revenge - a mystery by Weaver, Ashley, author.

A most novel revenge - a mystery

"Amory and Milo Ames are drawn into the investigation of a years-old murder by a salacious novelist in the English countryside in the latest installment in this "smart and sophisticated" (Library Reads) series from a bright new voice in traditional mysteries. With two murder investigations behind them and their marriage at last on steady ground, Amory and Milo plan to quietly winter in Italy. The couple find their plans derailed when Amory receives an urgent summons from her cousin Laurel to the

Aug 25, 2016
A place of execution by McDermid, Val.

A place of execution

On a freezing day in December 1963, Alison Carter vanishes from her rural village, an insular community that distrusts the outside world. For the young George Bennett, a newly promoted inspector, it is the beginning of his most difficult and harrowing case--a suspected murder with no body, an investigation with more dead ends and closed faces than he'd have found in the anonymity of the inner city, and an outcome that reverberates through the years. Decades later Bennett finally tells his story

Aug 25, 2016
A shocking assassination by Harrison, Cora, author.

A shocking assassination

"Ireland 1923. Reverend Mother Aquinas is buying buttered eggs in the Cork city market at the very moment when the city engineer, James Doyle, is assassinated. Although no one saw the actual killing, a young reporter named Sam O'Mahony is found standing close to the body, a pistol in his hand, and is arrested and charged. Following a desperate appeal from Sam's mother, convinced of her son's innocence, the Reverend Mother investigates -- and, in this turbulent, war-torn city, uncovers several ot

Aug 25, 2016
A terrible beauty - a Lady Emily mystery by Alexander, Tasha, 1969- author.

A terrible beauty - a Lady Emily mystery

"Lady Emily retreats to her villa on the island of Santorini for a brief respite from London. But when she arrives, the housekeeper informs her that the master of the house has returned--Emily's first husband who died a decade earlier.."--

Aug 25, 2016
Adam's rib by Manzini, Antonio, 1964- author.

Adam's rib

"Six months after being exiled from his beloved Rome, Deputy Police Chief Rocco Schiavone has settled into a routine in the cold, quiet, chronically backward alpine town of Aosta: an espresso at home, breakfast in the piazza, and a morning joint in his office. A little self-medication helps Rocco deal with the morons that almost exclusively comprise the local force. Especially on a day like today. It's his girlfriend's birthday (if you could call her that; in his mind, Rocco's only faithful to h

Aug 25, 2016
Against the light by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

Against the light

London, April, 1912. The third Irish Home Rule Bill is passing through Parliament and the situation is growing ever more tense. Closely involved in the negotiations, cabinet minister Edmund Latimer finds himself under growing pressure--which only intensifies when his seven-month-old niece Lucy is snatched away in her pram in Regent's Park. Could there be a connection between Lucy's kidnapping and the Irish talks? With her husband under intolerable strain, Edmund's wife Alice makes it her busines

Aug 21, 2016
All the little liars by Harris, Charlaine, author.

All the little liars

"Aurora Teagarden is basking in the news of her pregnancy when disaster strikes her small Georgia town: four kids vanish from the school soccer field in an afternoon. Aurora's 15-year-old brother Phillip is one of them. Also gone are two of his friends, and an 11-year-old girl who was just hoping to get a ride home from soccer practice. And then there's an even worse discovery--at the kids' last known destination, a dead body. While the local police and sheriff's department comb the county for t

Aug 25, 2016
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Giordano, Mario/ Brownjohn, John (TRN)

Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions

Aug 25, 2016
Ayrshire murders by Dillon, E. R.

Ayrshire murders

"Kyle Shaw, a Scotsman by birth and a lawman by trade, returns to the lowlands in 1297 -- a time when all of Scotland stands on the brink of rebellion against English domination. Kyle discovers that his estranged father apparently had some connection with the English soldiers who loot and plunder the Scottish countryside at will. While Kyle seeks to thwart the raiders, someone begins murdering English soldiers from a nearby garrison one at a time and mutilating their corpses. The Ayrshire Murder

Aug 21, 2016