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Hell's gate by Crompton, Richard, 1973- author.

Hell's gate

Mollel, "the Maasai warrior-turned-detective, has been banished from Nairobi, Kenya's bustling metropolis, to a small, fly-blown town on the edge of a national park. His career, he thinks, has taken a nosedive. His colleagues on the police force are a close-knit group and they have not taken kindly to a stranger in their midst. Mollel suspects they are guilty of the extortion and bribery that plague the force. But when the body of a flower worker turns up in the local lake, he begins to wonder i

Jun 1, 2015
Her Majesty's mischief - a Simon & Elizabeth mystery by Herring, Peg.

Her Majesty's mischief - a Simon & Elizabeth mystery

"Simon Maldon is sent by Queen Elizabeth to form an honest assessment of the Scottish queen's character. With Simon gone, his son Henry, wife Hannah, and old friend Calkin delve into the murder of Simon's brother-in-law, Will Clark. Determined to hide his crimes, the killer is willing even eager to murder again. Simon faces his own trials when Scottish outlaws capture his party. In order to thwart their leader's grandiose schemes, Simon must escape and make his way to Edinburgh. Will the rough

Jun 1, 2015
Hiss and tell by Donally, Claire, author.

Hiss and tell

"In this Sunny & Shadow Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Last Licks, a fat-cat wedding is making waves in Kittery Harbor, Maine. Political heiress Priscilla Kingsbury is about to marry Carson de Kruk, son of business mogul Augustus de Kruk, at the Kingsburys' waterfront compound. For reporter Sunny Coolidge, an assignment from the Harbor Courier to cover the event is like catnip. But when Sunny photographs men pulling the body of a dead woman out of the water, the Kingsburys

Jun 1, 2015
Hoodoo by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Hoodoo

"After an environmental lawyer, a copper mining executive, and an ethnobotanist are killed, geologist Frankie MacFarlane becomes a suspect. Frankie must decipher interlocking puzzles to clear her name and to find the killer in a mystery that involves the conflict between mining and land values in the Southwest"--Provided by publisher.

Jun 1, 2015
Hoodoo by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Hoodoo

"After an environmental lawyer, a copper mining executive, and an ethnobotanist are killed, geologist Frankie MacFarlane becomes a suspect. Frankie must decipher interlocking puzzles to clear her name and to find the killer in a mystery that involves theconflict between mining and land values in the Southwest"--Provided by publisher.

May 27, 2015
Horoscope - the astrology murders - a novel by Frontiere, Georgia.

Horoscope - the astrology murders - a novel

Jun 1, 2015
Ice cold by Schenkel, Andrea Maria.

Ice cold

Munich, in the late thirties, the first years of fascism--the last before the war--is a dangerous place. Kathie is desperate to leave her sheltered village life and sets out for the city, determined that she'll get by, one way or another. She is dark-haired, buxom and pretty, like the women who recently disappeared without a trace.Young women are being found around Munich, abused and murdered. Josef Kalteis has been arrested, but is he really responsible for all those misdeeds? Did they execute

Jun 1, 2015
Ice run by Hamilton, Steve, 1961-

Ice run

A romantic weekend at an old luxury hotel turns to terror for private detective Alex McKnight and police officer Natalie Reynaud when they receive an ominous message in their hotel room that hints at a dark Reynaud family secret.

May 28, 2015
Innocent blood by James, P. D.

Innocent blood

Philippa Palfrey's fantasy about her past is shattered when her adoptive family reveals the truth about her parents and their connection to a long-ago murder.

May 28, 2015
Isolation - A Faye Longchamp Mystery by Evans, Mary Anna

Isolation - A Faye Longchamp Mystery

Jun 1, 2015
Kansas troubles by Fowler, Earlene.

Kansas troubles

After a whirlwind marriage to police chief Gabe Ortiz, quilter and amateur sleuth Benni Harper joins her husband on a trip to his Kansas hometown, only to become caught up in the investigation into the murder of quilter, aspiring country singer, and former Amish wife Tyler Brown.

Jun 1, 2015
Killer in high heels by Halliday, Gemma.

Killer in high heels

All bets are off when L.A. shoe designer Maddie Springer arrives in Sin City to find her MIA father and encounters a group of aging drag queens, an organized crime ring smuggling fake Prada pumps, a killer, and a sexy LAPD cop.

Jun 1, 2015
Killing club by Walsh, Marcie

Killing club

May 29, 2015
Last Words by Koryta, Michael

Last Words

Jun 1, 2015
Last words by Zahradnik, Rich, author.

Last words

Jun 1, 2015
Little pretty things by Rader-Day, Lori, 1973-

Little pretty things

"OLD RIVALRIES NEVER DIE. BUT SOME RIVALS DO. Juliet Townsend is used to losing. Back in high school, she lost every track team race to her best friend, Madeleine Bell. Ten years later, she's still running behind, stuck in a dead-end job cleaning rooms at the Mid-Night Inn, a one-star motel that attracts only the cheap or the desperate. But what life won't provide, Juliet takes. Then one night, Maddy checks in. Well-dressed, flashing a huge diamond ring, and as beautiful as ever, Maddy has it

Jun 1, 2015
Long upon the Land by Maron, Margaret

Long upon the Land

Jun 1, 2015
Lord of the wings / A Meg Langslow Mystery by Andrews, Donna.

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.

Jun 1, 2015
Love's alchemy - A John Donne mystery by Crockett, Bryan.

Love's alchemy - A John Donne mystery

Donne is summoned to meet with Cecil, who suborns the struggling poet as a spy to infiltrate the underground network of English Catholics, seeking Jesuit priests. But Donne wants no part of any spying. He sets out instead to outwit Cecil as he journeys with Lady Bedford's crafty old manservant through dangerous territory, surviving plots and threats by his wits, aid from the quick-spirited Anne, and a strong dose of gallows humor.

Jun 1, 2015
Maiden Lane by Januska, Michael

Maiden Lane

Jun 1, 2015