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Heirs and Assigns - A New British Country House Murder Mystery Series by Eccles, Marjorie

Heirs and Assigns - A New British Country House Murder Mystery Series

Sep 3, 2015
Idyll threats - a Thomas Lynch novel by Gayle, Stephanie, 1975-

Idyll threats - a Thomas Lynch novel

Sep 3, 2015
In a dark, dark wood by Ware, Ruth.

In a dark, dark wood

"What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware's suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. Leonora, known to some as Lee and others as Nora, is a reclusive crime writer, unwilling to leave her "nest" of an apartment unless it is absolutely necessary. When a friend she hasn't seen or spoken to in years unexpectedly invites Nora (Lee?) to a weekend away in an eerie glass house deep in the English countrysid

Aug 30, 2015
In the dark places - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950- author.

In the dark places - an Inspector Banks novel

"As Banks and his team follow what few clues they have, desperate to find the missing boy, who holds the key to the puzzle, they find themselves branching out in different directions. As the end game becomes a race against time, even Banks's team isn't safe from the rage of the hunted animal"--

Sep 3, 2015
Is fat Bob dead yet? - a novel by Dobyns, Stephen, 1941- author.

Is fat Bob dead yet? - a novel

Witnessing a gruesome motorcycle accident in the seaport city of New London, Connecticut, newcomer Connor Raposo sees a strangely familiar man with an Elvis haircut at the scene and is embroiled in a small-time con operation.

Sep 3, 2015
Isolation - a Faye Longchamp mystery by Evans, Mary Anna, author.

Isolation - a Faye Longchamp mystery

"Archaeologist Faye Longchamp-Mantooth has dug herself a deep hole and she can't make her way out of it. As she struggles to recover from a shattering personal loss, she sees that everyone she loves is trying to reach out to her. If only she could reach back. Instead she's out digging holes all over her home, the Florida island of Joyeuse. In their old plantation home, Joe Wolf Mantooth is surrounded by family--Faye, the wife he loves; their toddler son he adores; and his father, who hasn't gott

Sep 3, 2015
Jade Dragon Mountain by Hart, Elsa.

Jade Dragon Mountain

"On the mountainous border of China and Tibet in 1708, a detective must learn what a killer already knows: that empires rise and fall on the strength of the stories they tell. Li Du was an imperial librarian. Now he is an exile. Arriving in Dayan, the last Chinese town before the Tibetan border, he is surprised to find it teeming with travelers, soldiers, and merchants. All have come for a spectacle unprecedented in this remote province: an eclipse of the sun commanded by the Emperor himself. Wh

Sep 3, 2015
Knock on wood by Johnston, Linda O.

Knock on wood

Sep 3, 2015
Knot the usual suspects - a Haunted Yarn Shop mystery by MacRae, Molly, author.

Knot the usual suspects - a Haunted Yarn Shop mystery

It's time for Handmade Blue Plum, an annual arts and crafts fair, and Kath and her knitting group TGIF (Thank Goodness It's Fiber) plan to kick off the festivities with a yarn bombing. But they're not the only ones needling Blue Plum. Bagpiper and former resident Hugh McPhee had just returned after a long absence, yet his reception is anything but cozy. The morning after his arrival, he's found dead in full piper's regalia. Although shaken, Kath and her knitting group go forward with their yarn

Sep 3, 2015
Knot the Usual Suspects by Macrae, Molly

Knot the Usual Suspects

Aug 28, 2015
Last ragged breath by Keller, Julia, author.

Last ragged breath

From the night-black depths of a coalmine to the sun-struck peaks of the Appalachian Mountains, from a riveting murder mystery to a poignant meditation on the meaning of love and family, the latest novel in the critically acclaimed series strikes out for new territory: the sorrow and outrage that spring from a real-life chapter in West Virginia history. Royce Dillard doesn't remember much about the day his parents-and one hundred and twenty-three other souls-died in the 1972 Buffalo Creek disast

Sep 3, 2015
Last words by Koryta, Michael, author.

Last words

Grieving the death of his wife, private investigator Mark Novak reluctantly accepts a case from a suspected murderer who may or may not be innocent.

Sep 3, 2015
Law and Author by Chase, Erika

Law and Author

Aug 28, 2015
Law and author by Chase, Erika.

Law and author

"Bob Miller, retired police chief and member of the Ashton Corners Mystery Readers and Cheese Straws Society, is stunned by the arrival of his twenty-one-year-old granddaughter, Darla, whom he has never seen. Bob has been estranged from his own daughter for decades and hopes to make up for his absence in Darla's life. But some of the ladies of the book club find their Southern hospitality strained as they question the motives behind this sudden reunion. After a dead man is found in Molly Mathews

Sep 3, 2015
Lay death at her door - a mystery by Buhmann, Elizabeth, author.

Lay death at her door - a mystery

Twenty years ago, Kate Cranbrook's eyewitness testimony sent the wrong man to prison for rape and murder. When new evidence exonerates him, Kate says that in the darkness and confusion, she must have mistaken her attacker's identity. She is lying. Kate would like nothing better than to turn her back on the past, but she is trapped in a stand-off with the real killer. When a body turns up on her doorstep, she resorts to desperate measures to free herself once and for all from a secret that is rui

Sep 3, 2015
Lay death at her door by Buhmann, Elizabeth

Lay death at her door

Sep 1, 2015
Laying down the paw by Kelly, Diane, author.

Laying down the paw

When a raging tornado hits Forth Worth, Megan's squad car is flipped over-and her devoted police dog, Brigit, is not amused. But that's not all that's upside-down. The streets are littered with looters-and members of a violent street gang-and no local business is safe. It's time to get back on all fours and see that the job of protecting the public is done. But Megan, outmanned and outgunned, has no choice but to let the gang members get away. Later, when she learns that one of them is a suspect

Sep 3, 2015
Long upon the land by Maron, Margaret.

Long upon the land

"On a quiet August morning, Judge Deborah Knott's father Kezzie makes a shocking discovery on a remote corner of his farm: the body of a man bludgeoned to death. Investigating this crime, Deborah's husband, Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant, soon uncovers a long-simmering hostility between Kezzie and the slain man over a land dispute. The local newspaper implies that Deborah's family may have had something to do with the murder-and that Dwight is dragging his feet on the case. Meanwhile, Deborah is

Sep 3, 2015
Lord of the wings - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna, author.

Lord of the wings - a Meg Langslow mystery

Reluctantly volunteering her home after a haunted house exhibit burns down during her town's over-the-top Halloween festival activities, Meg Langslow is challenged to save the day upon discovering a real murder victim among the creepy displays.

Aug 30, 2015
Malice at the palace by Bowen, Rhys, author.

Malice at the palace

Lady Georgiana Rannoch won't deny that being thirty-fifth in line for the British throne has its advantages. Unfortunately, money isn't one of them. And sometimes making ends meet requires her to investigate a little royal wrongdoing.

Aug 30, 2015