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In plain sight by Box, C. J., author. In plain sight

"Ranch owner and matriarch Opal Scarlett has vanished under suspicious circumstances during a bitter struggle between her sons for control of her million-dollar empire. Joe Pickett is convinced one of them have done her in, and when he becomes the victim of a series of wicked and increasingly violent pranks, Joe wonders if what's happening has less to do with Opal's disappearance than with the darkest chapters of his own past. Whoever is after him has a vicious debt to collect, and wants Joe to

Oct 1, 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 1, 2016
Judgment of murder - a Rex Graves mystery by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.), author. Judgment of murder - a Rex Graves mystery

Oct 1, 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 1, 2016
Lament for Bonnie - a mystery by Emery, Anne, author. Lament for Bonnie - a mystery

When twelve-year-old Bonnie MacDonald disappears from a family party, the entire clan is determined to find her, but Monte Collins' daughter Normie has insights that the adults do not as she gets to know Bonnie's cousins and friends.

Oct 1, 2016
Last man by Buffa, D. W. Last man

Oct 1, 2016
Living Spectres - A Chesterton Holte, Gentleman Haunt Mystery by Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn Living Spectres - A Chesterton Holte, Gentleman Haunt Mystery

Oct 1, 2016
Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics by Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics

From Hollywood starlets to downtown taxi dancers, and from Central Avenue speakeasies to clapboard Venice Beach shacks to Depression-era hobos riding the rails, this volume brings you the masters of the genre penning tales of love, lust, and loss in the City of Angels. Includes classic stories by: Raymond Chandler, Paul Cain, James Ellroy, Leigh Brackett, James M. Cain, Chester Himes, Ross MacDonald, Walter Mosley, Naomi Hirahara, Margaret Millar, Joseph Hansen, William Campbell Gault, Jervey Te

Oct 1, 2016
Manitou Canyon - a novel by Krueger, William Kent, author. Manitou Canyon - a novel

""One of today's automatic buy-today-read-tonight series ... thoughtful but suspenseful, fast but lasting, contemporary but strangely timeless." (Lee Child) In the extraordinary new Cork O'Connor thriller from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author William Kent Krueger, the lives of hundreds of innocent people are at stake when Cork vanishes just days before his daughter's wedding. Since the violent deaths of his wife, father, and best friend all occurred in previous Novembers

Sep 30, 2016
Mary Russell's War by King, Laurie R. Mary Russell's War

Oct 1, 2016
Matrimony in miniature by Grace, Margaret, 1937- author. Matrimony in miniature

Oct 1, 2016
Murder at Rough Point by Maxwell, Alyssa, author. Murder at Rough Point

In glittering Newport, Rhode Island, at the close of the nineteenth century, status is everything. But despite being a poorer relation to the venerable Vanderbilts, Emma Cross has shaped her own identity--as a reporter and a sleuth. Fancies and Fashion reporter Emma Cross is sent by the Newport Observer to cover an elite house party at Rough Point, the "cottage" owned by her distant cousin Frederick Vanderbilt, which has been rented as a retreat for artists. To her surprise, the illustrious gues

Sep 29, 2016
Murder at the house of rooster happiness by Casarett, David J., author. Murder at the house of rooster happiness

"A fascinating mystery set in Thailand in the vein of Alexander McCall Smith, where a nurse ethicist turns detective. Ladarat Patalung, for one, would have been happier without a serial murderer in her life. Then again, she never meant to be a detective in the first place. But while content in her role at the Chaing Mai Hospital in Thailand as the nurse ethicist, Ladarat couldn't resist when police detective Kuhn Wiriya came to her with his dilemma. Two nights ago, a young woman brought her husb

Oct 1, 2016
Murder between the covers by Viets, Elaine, 1950- Murder between the covers

Helen Hawthorne investigates after the owner of the Page Turners bookstore is murdered.

Oct 1, 2016
Murder offstage- a Posie Parker mystery by Hathaway, L. B. Murder offstage- a Posie Parker mystery

Oct 1, 2016
Murder with macaroni and cheese - a Mahalia Watkins soul food mystery by Herbert, A. L., author. Murder with macaroni and cheese - a Mahalia Watkins soul food mystery

When the organizing committee for her upcoming high school reunion desperately needs a caterer, Halia agrees to help out. Soon she's serving up her signature macaroni and cheese and famous chicken wings to a host of appreciative ex-classmates. Some folks have blossomed since graduation. Others, like manipulative Raynell Rollins, currently married to a former football star, haven't changed nearly enough. When Raynell is found dead the morning after the reunion, the roll call of possible suspects

Sep 29, 2016
My Kind of Town by Sandrolini, John My Kind of Town

Oct 1, 2016
No echo - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Holt, Anne, 1958- author. No echo - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel

When a popular celebrity chef is found murdered on the steps of the Oslo police headquarters, police investigator Billy T. and long-absent Hanne Wilhelmsen team up for an investigation that reveals that few people really knew the victim or his mysterious activities.

Oct 1, 2016
No witness but the moon by Chazin, Suzanne, author. No witness but the moon

A tense stand-off between Hispanic police officer Jimmy Vega and an undocumented immigrant leads to a horrible mistake, and the discovery of links between the immigrant and the brutal unsolved murder of Vega's mother.

Oct 1, 2016
Nowhere to run by Box, C. J. Nowhere to run

"It's Joe Pickett's last week as temporary game warden in the mountain town of Baggs, Wyoming, but his conscience won't let him leave without checking out the strange reports coming from the wilderness: camps looted, tents slashed, elk butchered. Not to mention the Olympic hopeful who'd been training in the region and then just...vanished. What awaits him is like something out of an old campfire tale, except this story is all too real--and all too deadly. Joe thought he was saddling up for his l

Oct 1, 2016