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Fire in the stars by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947- author. Fire in the stars

Amanda Doucette is recovering from her aid stint in Nigeria. She knows her friend Phil, who lived through the same harrowing time, is still struggling with the memories, so they've hatched a plan to head into the wilderness of Newfoundland and try to reconnect with nature. But when Phil doesn't meet her at the ferry, Amanda begins an ever more desperate search for her troubled friend.

Oct 21, 2016
Footprints to murder by Talley, Marcia Dutton, 1943- Footprints to murder

Oct 21, 2016
Friday on my mind by French, Nicci, author. Friday on my mind

"In Nicci's French's thrilling fifth book, London psychotherapist Frieda Klein herself becomes the prime suspect in a murder. A bloated corpse turns up in the Thames, throat slashed, and the only clue is a hospital wristband reading Dr. F. Klein. Frieda is taken to see the body and realizes with horror that it is Sandy, her ex-boyfriend. She's certain that the killer is Dean Reeve--the man who has never stopped haunting her. But the police think he has been dead for years, and Frieda is their nu

Oct 22, 2016
Ghost times two by Hart, Carolyn G., author. Ghost times two

"Bailey Ruth Raeburn's latest mission is to guide the happy-go-lucky spirit of a deceased young man named Jimmy to the next life. But Jimmy is determined to watch over his still-living girlfriend Megan, whom he wants to be happy even without him--which is easier said than done. As if being haunted by her late boyfriend wasn't enough, Megan is dealing with an arrogant, manipulative senior partner who threatens to fire Megan's vulnerable secretary if Megan accepts a partnership at another law firm

Oct 21, 2016
Haunting investigation - a Chesterton Holte mystery by Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn, 1942- author. Haunting investigation - a Chesterton Holte mystery

Spring 1924. The world has clawed its way back from the ravages of WWI and the Spanish Flu pandemic. The 20's are beginning to roar. Poppy Thornton lives with her Aunt Jo and her excitable cat Maestro in upper-crust Philadelphia. Poppy is determined to make a name for herself as a serious crime reporter, but is stuck reporting on garden parties and ladies' fashion. Then one day her editor assigns her to collect background information on the suicide of a prominent businessman. She soon discovers

Oct 20, 2016
Hell Bay - a Barker & Llewelyn novel by Thomas, Will, 1958- author. Hell Bay - a Barker & Llewelyn novel

"At the request of Her Majesty's government, private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker agrees to take on his least favorite kind of assignment--he's to provide security for a secret conference with the French government. The conference is to take place on the private estate of Lord Hargrave on a remote island off the coast of Cornwall. The goal of the conference is the negotiation of a new treaty with France. The cover story for the gathering is a house party--an attempt to introduce Lord Hargrave's tw

Oct 22, 2016
Her nightly embrace by Tantimedh, Adi, author. Her nightly embrace

"The first in a trilogy of whipsmart novels--soon to be a BBC TV series--about a destructive, British-born Indian private investigator, and his ragtag team of eccentric coworkers, who handles high-profile cases so undercover that they never make the headlines--perfect for fans of Sherlock, Castle, and Scandal"--

Oct 17, 2016
Hidden in plain sight by Hopkins, Karen Ann Hidden in plain sight

Oct 17, 2016
Hook, line, and murder by Bain, Donald, 1935- author. Hook, line, and murder

"The Murder, She Wrote mystery series continues as Jessica Fletcher takes a relaxing getaway that turns into a reel deadly situation. Jessica enters a fly-fishing competition at a nearby lake. Joining her is the sheriff's wife, Maureen Metzger, who surprises Jess with her enthusiasm for the sport. Their guide, however, is a surprise to both... Brian Kinney is an ex-con. Jailed as an accomplice to Darryl Jepson, a convicted killer, Brian was later exonerated, but not before spending seven years b

Oct 21, 2016
Hot start - a Cordell Logan mystery by Freed, David, 1954- author. Hot start - a Cordell Logan mystery

"A notorious, international big game hunter and his beautiful, former flight attendant wife are gunned down at long range late one sweltering summer night while swimming naked on their seaside estate in opulent Rancho Bonita, California. Police investigators are convinced that the killer is a strident, outspoken animal rights activist with both military experience and a criminal record. The evidence against him would appear overwhelming--until rumors begin to surface that others may have had the

Oct 21, 2016
Human flies by Lahlum, Hans Olav Human flies

Oct 22, 2016
Immortal in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- Immortal in death

Eve Dallas, police woman of the future, is forced to arrest her best friend Mavis for murder when all clues point to Mavis as the killer of her lover's old girlfriend.

Oct 22, 2016
Incensed by Lin, Ed, author. Incensed

"In Taiwan, the Mid-Autumn Festival is a time for prioritizing family. When 25-year-old Jing-nan's gangster uncle, Big Eye, asks a favor, Jing-nan can't exactly say no, especially because two goons are going to follow him around to make sure he gets it done right. The favor is this: Big Eye's 16-year old daughter, Mei-ling, has a biker boyfriend from the wrong side of the tracks--in Big Eye's gangster opinion--and Big Eye wants Jing-nan to bring her to Taipei, away from the bad influences, and s

Oct 21, 2016
Inherit the bones by Littlejohn, Emily, author. Inherit the bones

"Secrets and lies can't stay buried forever in Cedar Valley. In the summer, hikers and campers pack the small Colorado town's meadows and fields. And in the winter, skiers and snowboarders take over the mountains. Season by season, year after year, time passes and the lies, like the aspens and evergreens that surround the town, take root and spread deep. Now, someone has uncovered the lies, and it is his murder that continues a chain of events that began almost forty years ago. Detective Gemma M

Oct 17, 2016
Judgment of murder - a Rex Graves mystery by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.), author. Judgment of murder - a Rex Graves mystery

Oct 17, 2016
Kindred in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- Kindred in death

As she investigates the murder of her new captain's daughter, Lieutenant Eve Dallas thinks she is closing in on the perpetrator, only to encounter a series of teasing clues that suggest the identities of several possible suspects.

Oct 22, 2016
Lamb to the slaughter by Hopkins, Karen Ann, author. Lamb to the slaughter

Some Amish communities aren't so cozy. The death of a teenage Amish girl in a cornfield looks like an accident, but sheriff Serenity Adams suspects foul play. To solve the murder, she must investigate the nearby Amish community with the help of a man who was shunned years ago. At first glance, the case seems obvious. The poor girl was probably accidently shot during hunting season, but when the elders of the Amish community and even the girl's parents react with uncaring subdued behavior, Sereni

Oct 17, 2016
Lament for Bonnie - a mystery by Emery, Anne, author. Lament for Bonnie - a mystery

Twelve-year-old Bonnie MacDonald--the beloved stepdancing, fiddling youngest member of Cape Breton's famed Clan Donnie band--vanishes after a family party. There was no stranger spotted lurking around, but no one thinks for one minute that Bonnie ran away. Maura MacNeil, cousin to Clan Donnie, offers her husband's legal services to the family as the police search for the missing girl. But fame attracts some strange characters and Clan Donnie has groupies. So, it turns out, does lawyer and bluesm

Oct 21, 2016
Lies of the land - a Maddy Shannon mystery by Dolan, Chris, 1958- author. Lies of the land - a Maddy Shannon mystery

Prosecutor Maddy Shannon awakens in her West End Glasgow flat to a hangover and several mysteries, starting with who is the strange man in her bed? Shortly after discovering the man's identity, Maddy learns that his boss, a successful defense lawyer, has met a gruesome end in his posh Merchant City office. With a bad reputation for getting too close to her cases, Maddy tries to stand back from this one. But as the murders continue, and Maddy herself receives a disturbing message, she realizes to

Oct 18, 2016
Living Spectres - A Chesterton Holte, Gentleman Haunt Mystery by Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn Living Spectres - A Chesterton Holte, Gentleman Haunt Mystery

Oct 17, 2016