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Lie of the needle by Price, Cate, author.

Lie of the needle

"As the owner of Sometimes a Great Notion, a shop specializing in vintage sewing notions and antique treasures, Daisy Buchanan is a strong advocate of preserving the past. But when a killer strikes, she turns her attention to saving lives... Talk about a great notion! As a fund-raiser to save a two-hundred-year-old farmhouse and stop an ambitious developer, the ladies of the Historical Society of Millbury, Pennsylvania, are producing a Hunky Men of Millbury calendar. Daisy is delighted to lend h

Jan 29, 2015
Lies the mushroom pickers told - a novel by Phelan, Tom, 1940-

Lies the mushroom pickers told - a novel

"Part human comedy and part mystery, Lies the Mushroom Pickers Told is an enthralling, masterful story about what holds a village together and what keeps people apart. When journalist Patrick Bracken returns to Gohen, the Irish village where he was born,he knows the eyes of the townspeople are on him. He has come home to investigate two deaths that happened decades earlier when he was a child, deaths that were ruled accidental. But Patrick knows-and believes the whole town knows-they were murder

Jan 29, 2015
Lord of the Silent by Peters, Elizabeth

Lord of the Silent

Jan 29, 2015
Meet your baker by Alexander, Ellie, author.

Meet your baker

"After graduating from culinary school, Juliet Capshaw returns to her quaint hometown of Ashland, Oregon, to heal a broken heart and help her mom at the family bakery. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is bringing in lots of tourists looking for some crumpets to go with their heroic couplets. But when one of Torte's customers turns up dead, there's much ado about murder... The victim is Nancy Hudson, the festival's newest board member. A modern-day Lady Macbeth, Nancy has given more than a few act

Jan 29, 2015
Mr. monk and the new lieutenant by Conrad, Hy.

Mr. monk and the new lieutenant

"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 skills whom Monk finds insufferable. Even the presence of Lieutenant Cartledge won't keep Monk and Natalie from attending the funeral of Judge Oberlin,

Jan 29, 2015
Mrs. Jeffries and the One Who Got Away by Brightwell, Emily

Mrs. Jeffries and the One Who Got Away

Jan 29, 2015
Murder at the book group by King, Maggie, 1950-

Murder at the book group

Hazel Rose never dreamed that the murder mystery book group she and her friend Carlene started would stage a real murder. How much does anyone really know about Carlene Arness? And did she die by her own hand or someone else's? Hazel begins a search for the truth that produces no shortage of motives, as she unearths the past that Carlene took great pains to hide. And most of those motives belong to the members of her very own book group.

Jan 29, 2015
Murder at the Chase by Brown, Eric, 1960- author.

Murder at the Chase

July, 1955. Fellow writer Alastair Endicott has requested Donald Langham's help in discovering what happened to his father Edward, who has disappeared without a trace from inside his locked study. The elder Endicott had been researching a biography of the notorious Satanist Vivien Stafford. Could there be a connection to his disappearance?

Jan 29, 2015
Murder by gravity - the coffin quilt by Graham, Barbara, 1948-

Murder by gravity - the coffin quilt

Jan 29, 2015
Murder in Hindsight by Cleeland, Anne

Murder in Hindsight

Jan 29, 2015
Murder on the Champ De Mars by Black, Cara

Murder on the Champ De Mars

Jan 29, 2015
No ghouls allowed - a ghost hunter mystery by Laurie, Victoria.

No ghouls allowed - a ghost hunter mystery

On a trip to Georgia to see her father, M. J. Holliday finds herself trapped in a haunted mansion and discovers that the South will indeed rise again--from the dead!

Jan 29, 2015
Nothing but lies by Stacey, Lyndon, author.

Nothing but lies

When Daniel Whelan's ex-colleague, police officer Joey Matsuki, asks him to keep an eye on his fiancee Tami, whom he fears may be in danger, Daniel and his faithful german shepherd Taz discover that there's more to this case than meets the eye. There are things people aren't telling him - and events are about to take a tragic turn.

Jan 29, 2015
Paris requiem by Appignanesi, Lisa.

Paris requiem

Bostonian lawyer James Norton has been sent by his mother to bring back his invalid sister Ellie and his younger brother Raf, a journalist. But the violent deaths of the actress Olympe Fabre, and then of her sister Judith in the asylum of Salpetriere, draw the siblings into a dark web of violence.

Jan 29, 2015
Paw and order by Kelly, Diane, author.

Paw and order

After capturing the notorious Fort Worth "Tunabomber", Officer Megan Luz, and her loyal K-9 partner Brigit, are practically celebrities. Now, they are on the trail of a rodeo thief and Megan has to juggle her on-again, off-again relationship with bomb-squader Seth Rutledge.

Jan 29, 2015
Paying the ferryman - a Naomi Blake novel by Adams, Jane, 1960- author.

Paying the ferryman - a Naomi Blake novel

Victor Griffin seemed to be one of the good guys, but that didn't stop someone coming to his home and killing him and his wife. The last act of Vic's life was to try and save his children: fifteen monthold Jack, and his beloved stepdaughter, Sarah. But why were Vic and his wife shot dead? Why is there no record of them before they came to live in Ferrymouth three years ago? The one clue to their past is a business card, wedged between the pages of an almost empty address book. A card with Naomi

Jan 29, 2015
Plain killing by Miller, Emma, author.

Plain killing

Rachel Mast finds the Amish are no more immune from crime than the people they call the English. It's been years since restless Rachel fled her family's farm as a teen. Starting with only the eighth-grade education afforded most Amish kids, she earned an MBA from Wharton and became successful in business. But Rachel never felt at home in the English world. So she came back to run a bed-and-breakfast in Stone Mill, near central Pennsylvania's thriving Amish community. Now she lives between the tw

Jan 29, 2015
Played by the book by Arlington, Lucy, author.

Played by the book

Jan 29, 2015
Poison ivy - a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Riggs, Cynthia.

Poison ivy - a Martha's Vineyard mystery

"On her first day as adjunct professor at Ivy Green College, Victoria Trumbull recognizes the stench emanating from her classroom as more than just dead mice. Brownie, the groundskeeper's mangy mutt, soon discovers a second body hiding beneath a cluster of poison ivy. The stakes have never been higher for Ivy Green, which is on the brink of losing already-lukewarm support from its accredited partner, Cape Cod University. Thackery Wilson, the founder of Ivy Green, worries that the bad publicity

Jan 29, 2015
Pride v. prejudice - a Claire Malloy mystery by Hess, Joan.

Pride v. prejudice - a Claire Malloy mystery

"Claire Malloy, for as long as she can remember, has been the local bookseller and owner of the Book Depot and the widowed mother of teenage Caron, who frequently speaks in ALL CAPS. But her life has changed dramatically in recent years. Claire has married her longtime beau, Deputy Police Chief Peter Rosen. Still the owner of the Book Depot, Claire has passed the day-to-day running of it on to her very efficient employees. With Caron inching ever closer to college, there's but one thing that rem

Jan 29, 2015