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Predators by Ramsay, Frederick.

Predators

Leo Painter is the CEO of Earth Global, a large energy, mining, and real-estate development firm. By request of the State Department, he and a party of company executives travel to Botswana. Sekoa is a male lion who shares with many of his bipedal enemies a form of HIV/AIDS. Weakened by the disease, he loses his place as the alpha male in his pride and now, dying and harassed by a pack of hyenas, seeks only a place to rest in peace. Like the lion, Painter is pursued by corporate "hyenas" and is

Jun 25, 2016
Rat run - an Anderson and Costello mystery by Ramsay, Caro.

Rat run - an Anderson and Costello mystery

"In August 1992, a young mother and her two small sons were brutally murdered in the woods behind their home. The victims' neighbour Andrew Gyle was convicted of the crime and sentenced to life imprisonment. Now, twenty-three years later, a macabre discovery throws new light on the case. Could there have been a shocking miscarriage of justice?"--Publisher

Jun 25, 2016
Rebellion's message - a Jack Blackjack mystery by Jecks, Michael, author.

Rebellion's message - a Jack Blackjack mystery

January 1554. Light-fingered Jack Blackjack knows he's not going to have a good day when he wakes with a sore head next to a dead body in a tavern's yard. That would be bad enough -- but when he discovers what's in the dead man's purse, the one he'd stolen, his day is set to get much worse. The purse explains why the mysterious man with the broad-brimmed hat wants to catch him. But so does the Lord Chancellor, as does the enigmatic Henry. In fact, almost everyone seems to be after Jack Blackjack

Jun 25, 2016
Rio noir by

Rio noir

Jun 25, 2016
Rise the Dark by Koryta, Michael

Rise the Dark

Jun 25, 2016
Rob thy neighbor by Thurlo, David, author.

Rob thy neighbor

"Charlie Henry and his friends are enjoying a cookout on a relaxing Sunday afternoon. But when a gunshot rings out in the neighborhood, Charlie is abruptly brought back to a world he's all too familiar with. As he and best friend Gordon run to the sourceof the shot, they happen upon two masked intruders in their next-door neighbor's house. The men seem to be there to kidnap Sam Randall, the owner of the home, but upon the interruption from Charlie and Gordon, they abandon their mark and get away

Jun 25, 2016
Scent of evil by Mayor, Archer.

Scent of evil

In Brattleboro, Vermont, Joe Gunther's detective squad begins to research a hand found in the dirt at a construction site. Before long several more people are dead including one of the town's biggest drug dealers. Working in one of the worst heat waves in a decade, Gunther struggles to figure out the person behind the crimes.

Jun 25, 2016
Sherlock Holmes - the patchwork devil by Scott, Cavan, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the patchwork devil

Sherlock Holmes and John Watson are called in to investigate the discovery of a severed hand on the bank of the Thames, a hand belonging to a soldier who supposedly died in World War I two years earlier.

Jun 25, 2016
Should have played poker by Goldstein, Debra H., author.

Should have played poker

"Carrie Martin's precarious balancing of her corporate law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home is upset when her mother appears, out of the blue, in Carrie's office twenty-six years after abandoning her family. Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and the confession she once considered killing Carrie's father. Carrie seeks answers about her past from her father prior to facing what is in the envelope. Before she can reach his room, she finds her mother m

Jun 23, 2016
Should have played poker by Goldstein, Debra H., author.

Should have played poker

"Carrie Martin's precarious balancing of her corporate law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home is upset when her mother appears, out of the blue, in Carrie's office twenty-six years after abandoning her family. Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and the confession she once considered killing Carrie's father. Carrie seeks answers about her past from her father prior to facing what is in the envelope. Before she can reach his room, she finds her mother mur

Jun 25, 2016
Sibanda and the death's head moth by Elliott, C. M.

Sibanda and the death's head moth

Jun 25, 2016
Sidney Chambers and the dangers of temptation by Runcie, James, 1959- author.

Sidney Chambers and the dangers of temptation

Collects six new stories featuring the priest and part-time detective Sidney Chambers, in which he helps a youth in a hippie commune, a student who is divested of a family heirloom, and his former curate, who has been tied to an arson attack.

Jun 25, 2016
Sister Eve and the Blue Nun by Hinton, Lynne, author.

Sister Eve and the Blue Nun

"When Sister Eve returns to the monastery, the last thing she expects there is murder. After solving several mysteries with her father at the Divine Private Detective Agency, Sister Eve finds herself torn between her calling as a nun and the thrill that comes with detecting. She knows she's been using her father's health as an excuse to extend her leave of absence from the monastery, but that excuse is running thin. She prays that a return visit to the monastery for a conference on the Blue Nun

Jun 23, 2016
Sleeping Beauty killer by Clark, Mary Higgins

Sleeping Beauty killer

Jun 25, 2016
Sorrow road by Keller, Julia.

Sorrow road

"From the small towns of Appalachia they came, the young men who joined the fight for liberty in World War II. Now they are elderly, and some of them--like Harmon Strayer, father of prosecutor Bell Elkins's former law school classmate--suffer from Alzheimer's. When Harmon dies in an Alzheimer's care facility from what appear to be natural causes, Bell confronts a mystery that brims with questions about memory, grief and the lethal cost of burying the past. During a winter of record snow and cold

Jun 25, 2016
St. Louis Noir by Phillips, Scott (EDT)

St. Louis Noir

Jun 25, 2016
Stealing the Countess by Housewright, David, 1955- author.

Stealing the Countess

Since becoming an unlikely millionaire and quitting the St. Paul Police Department, Rushmore McKenzie has been working as an unlicensed private investigator, basically doing favors for friends and people in need. But even for him, this latest job is unusual. He's been asked to find a stolen Stradivarius, known as the Countess Borromeo, that only the violinist seems to want him to find. Stolen from a locked room in a B&B in the violinist's former hometown of Bayfield, Wisconsin, the violin is val

Jun 25, 2016
Straw man - a Jack McMorrow mystery by Boyle, Gerry, 1956- author.

Straw man - a Jack McMorrow mystery

"It's business as usual for crime reporter Jack McMorrow, which means trouble has once again come to the quaint country town of Prosperity, Maine. A good deed goes bad when McMorrow and his buddies, war heroes Clair and Louis, tangle with local criminals only to soon find themselves pitted against a vicious stalker. His troubles get worse when a story on private gun sales lands Jack smack-dab in the center of a controversy involving cyber-crime, illegal guns-for-drugs trade, and the death of a y

Jun 25, 2016
Survivors will be shot again - a Dan Rhodes mystery by Crider, Bill, 1941- author.

Survivors will be shot again - a Dan Rhodes mystery

"Life is never easy for Sheriff Dan Rhodes. Even in a small Texas county, there's always something going on for a sheriff to look into, whether it's an attempted robbery, a marijuana patch guarded by an alligator, or a murder. This time the murdered man seems to be connected to a string of recent burglaries, but just how isn't easy to figure out. It takes some time and another murder before Sheriff Rhodes discovers the answers.Survivors Will Be Shot Again, Bill Crider's latest installment in the

Jun 25, 2016
Swimsuit body - a Cypress Bay mystery by Goudge, Eileen, author.

Swimsuit body - a Cypress Bay mystery

With a Hollywood movie about to start filming in the California seaside town of Cypress Bay, Tish Ballard, owner of Rest Easy Property Management, welcomes her first celebrity tenant. Delilah Ward isn't your typical beautiful, spoiled actress; she's America s sweetheart. Even Tish is charmed by the young star, which makes her gruesome discovery of Delilah's bloodied corpse all the more gut-wrenching. When someone near and dear to Tish is named a person of interest, the fearless property manager

Jun 25, 2016