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Hell on wheels by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952-

Hell on wheels

Dec 17, 2014
If you've got it, haunt it by Pressey, Rose, author.

If you've got it, haunt it

"Cookie Chanel has a passion for fashion--and a murder mystery to solve! Cookie Chanel has opened her own vintage clothing boutique, It's Vintage, Y'All, in the charming town of Sugar Creek, Georgia. Always on the lookout for stylish second-hand steals, she attends the estate sale of deceased socialite Charlotte Meadows. But she gets a lot more than she bargained for when Charlotte's ghost appears before her--offering fashion advice and begging Cookie to find out who murdered her. As the persist

Dec 17, 2014
In Hot Water by Cook, J. J.

In Hot Water

Dec 17, 2014
In the company of Sherlock Holmes - stories inspired by the Holmes canon by

In the company of Sherlock Holmes - stories inspired by the Holmes canon

The Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were recently voted the top mystery series of all time, and they have enthralled generations of readers--and writers. Now, Laurie R. King, author of the bestselling Mary Russell series in which Holmes plays a costarring role, and Leslie S. Klinger, editor of The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, have assembled a stellar group of contemporary authors from a variety of genres and asked them to create new stories inspired by that canon. Inside you'

Dec 15, 2014
Inspector specter by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author.

Inspector specter

Dec 16, 2014
Inspector specter by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author.

Inspector specter

Detective Lieutenant Anita McElone is one of Harbor Haven's finest. She's also a hard-boiled ghost skeptic. So when she shows up on the doorstep of Alison Kerby's Haunted Guesthouse to ask for supernatural help in solving the murder of her former partner, it's hard to tell which woman is more flabbergasted. But McElone is dead serious, so Alison promises to help in any way she can--even asking her resident ghosts, Paul and Maxie, for help with the case. As Paul's spirit source reveals some troub

Dec 17, 2014
Irène by Lemaître, Pierre, 1951- author.

Irène

Draws on five contemporary and classic literary murder scenes in a prequel to "Alex" that finds Camille Verhoeven linking a brutal double murder to a cold case before his pregnant wife is abducted by the killer.

Dec 17, 2014
Keeper of the castle by Blackwell, Juliet, author.

Keeper of the castle

While helping her boyfriend, Graham, who is managing the stone-by-stone reconstruction of an ancient Scottish building, uncover any paranormal activity, contractor Mel Turner investigates when she finds a dead body.

Dec 17, 2014
Keeper of the castle by Blackwell, Juliet, author.

Keeper of the castle

While helping her boyfriend, Graham, who is managing the stone-by-stone reconstruction of an ancient Scottish building, uncover any paranormal activity, contractor Mel Turner investigates when she finds a dead body.

Dec 16, 2014
Kill 'em with cayenne - a spice shop mystery by Oust, Gail, 1943-

Kill 'em with cayenne - a spice shop mystery

"Spices are flying off the shelves of Spice It Up!, and Piper Prescott couldn't be happier. It's that time of year again--time for the annual Brandywine Creek Barbecue Festival. Soon contestants and BBQ aficionados from all over the Southeast will converge on the town. Many of Brandywine Creek's citizens plan to participate in the week-long festivities and are busily concocting savory rubs and sassy sauces. Among the locals vying for the grand prize are Becca Dapkins and Maybelle Humphries.

Dec 17, 2014
Land of careful shadows by Chazin, Suzanne, author.

Land of careful shadows

Latino homicide detective Jimmy Vega must investigate the ethnically charged murder of a Hispanic woman found fifty miles north of New York City, as well as locate the baby pictured in a photograph found on the dead woman.

Dec 17, 2014
Lickety-split - a Truman Kicklighter mystery by Trocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-

Lickety-split - a Truman Kicklighter mystery

The golden years of ex-AP reporter Kicklighter are at best gilded. For him, making ends meet is a full-time job: clipping coupons, eating at odds hours to avail himself of early-bird specials, engineering senior citizen discounts on everything he can. Not that his life is all work, however. When winter rolls around, life at Truman's home, the Fountain of Youth Residential Hotel, in St. Petersburg, takes on a festive air as a passel of old friends from up north arrive for the winter and the local

Dec 17, 2014
Lost light - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956-

Lost light - a novel

Retired LAPD detective Harry Bosch peruses old files and becomes obsessed with the unsolved murder of a Hollywood production assistant and an unsolved armor car robbery.

Dec 17, 2014
Meet your baker by Alexander, Ellie, author.

Meet your baker

Dec 17, 2014
Memory of Flames by Cabasson, Armand.

Memory of Flames

March 1814. With the allied armies of Russia, Austria and Prussia advancing, Paris is in real danger of falling to occupying forces for the first time in 400 years. But at a moment when all efforts should be directed towards the defense of the city, Joseph Bonaparte is concerned with the murder of a retired colonel, and orders Major Quentin Margont to conduct a secret investigation into his death.

Dec 17, 2014
Memory of Flames by Reid, Isabel (TRN)/ Cabasson, Armand

Memory of Flames

Dec 16, 2014
Moment of truth by Scottoline, Lisa.

Moment of truth

Attorney Jack Newlin comes home one evening to find his wife, Honor, dead on the floor of their elegant dining room. Convinced that he knows who killed her--and determined to hide the truth--Jack decides to make it look as though he did it. Staging the crime scene so that the evidence incriminates him, he then calls the police. And to hammer the final nail in his own coffin, he hires the most inexperienced lawyer he can find, a reluctant rookie by the name of Mary DiNunzio, employed at the hot P

Dec 17, 2014
Moriarty - a novel by Horowitz, Anthony, 1955- author.

Moriarty - a novel

Days after the encounter at the Swiss waterfall that claimed the lives of Sherlock Holmes and criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty, Pinkerton detective agent Frederick Chase and Scotland Yard Inspector Athelney Jones, a devoted student of Holmes's methods of investigation and deduction, must track down a sinister figure who is determined to stake his claim as Moriarty's successor.

Dec 17, 2014
Motive by Kellerman, Jonathan.

Motive

"A much loved woman's dead body is found in her apartment, victim of horrendous overkill even as her dining room table is perfectly set for a romantic dinner. Turns out her devoted boyfriend has an alibi and, with few clues leading to a suspect, LAPD's Lieutenant Milo Sturgis calls in psychologist Alex Delaware for help. Then another woman's shot execution style; three bullets in the back of her head leave her husband with a profitable business. He's got an alibi too. As the body count builds, A

Dec 17, 2014
Mr. monk and the new lieutenant by Conrad, Hy.

Mr. monk and the new lieutenant

"An all-new story starring Adrian Monk by Edgar Award-nominated Monk screenwriter and coexecutive producer Hy Conrad. It's compulsive, page-turning fun. Monk and Natalie have finally settled into a new office routine. Now they just need to work things out with their neighbors-a print shop run by hippies whose music leaks through the walls, driving Monk nuts. But the detectives soon have a more serious conflict to deal with: Captain Stottlemeyer's new lieutenant, A.J. Cartledge-a man of limited

Dec 17, 2014