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Murder with a twist by Kiely, Tracy.

Murder with a twist

"Nic and Nigel Martini are visiting New York to attend a cousin's birthday gala, but when the birthday girl's gold-digging cad of a husband goes missing, the social event of the season may turn into a story for the scandal sheets. Nigel's condescending aunt begs Nic to find sleazy Leo, despite the fact that it would be better for everyone if he just stayed lost. Trailing a married bachelor with a penchant for trouble can be downright deadly. Assisted by Nigel and their bull mastiff, Nic must tan

May 25, 2015
Musseled out by Ross, Barbara, 1953- author.

Musseled out

"The busy summer tourist season is winding down in Busman's Harbor, Maine, but Julia Snowden senses trouble simmering for the Snowden Family Clambake Company. Shifty David Thwing--the "Mussel King" of upscale seafood restaurants--is sniffing around town for a new location. But serving iffy clams turns out to be the least of his troubles...When Thwing is found sleeping with the fishes beneath a local lobsterman's boat, the police quickly finger Julia's brother-in-law Sonny as the one who cooked u

May 24, 2015
Neighing with fire by O'Sullivan, Kathryn, author.

Neighing with fire

"Fire Chief Colleen McCabe is enjoying a quiet summer and her budding romance with Sheriff Bill Dorman. However, her peaceful start to the tourist season is shattered when a tropical storm blows through Corolla and unearths a body buried under a vacation home boardwalk. When callous land developer Denny Custis dies in a suspicious fire, Colleen has a hunch the two deaths are linked. As she and Bill investigate, they discover that virtually everyone, including Colleen, has had a beef or run-in wi

May 25, 2015
Never look back by Donoghue, Clare.

Never look back

"Three young women have been found brutally murdered in south London, their bodies discarded in plain view, the victims only yards away from help during each attack. And each time, the murderer gets a little bit bolder. Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer is the head of homicide on the South London police force, and with three bodies on his watch and a killer growing in confidence, he and DS Jane Bennett are frantically trying to find the link between these seemingly isolated incidents. Slowly, the

May 21, 2015
Noontime follies by Gunn, Elizabeth, 1927- author.

Noontime follies

Rutherford's Property Crimes division is on a hot streak. Having recently attracted a string of New Science businesses, the town has had fourteen office break-ins in just five days, though nothing seems to have been taken. A series of threatening notes are left by an environmental group, and curiosity soon turns to alarm when a lead scientist is found dead at his desk at one of the invasion sites. As the small start-ups that received the messages are damaged and frightened by sneak attacks, Jake

May 25, 2015
Oh say can you fudge by Coco, Nancy.

Oh say can you fudge

May 24, 2015
Once burned by Boyle, Gerry, 1956- author.

Once burned

"There's something smoldering in the drop-dead pretty town of Sanctuary, Maine, and veteran crime reporter Jack McMorrow is back to sniff it out. In this long-awaited tenth installment of the wildly popular McMorrow mystery series, best-selling author Gerry Boyle crafts a smoking-hot story that will keep you riveted until the very last page. For the moment, life is briefly as it should be for Jack McMorrow: He and his wife Roxanne have retreated from the stress and danger of their day jobs to ra

May 25, 2015
Once upon a Crime by Brackston, P. J.

Once upon a Crime

May 25, 2015
One foot in the grape by O'Neil, Carlene, author.

One foot in the grape

"In California wine country, the town of Cypress Cove may seem peaceful. But someone's about to pop their cork...After losing her job as a photojournalist, Penny Lively is trying to get her life back in focus. Inheriting the family winery from her late aunt may be the fresh start she needs. Thankfully she's got her niece Hayley and her handsome winery manager Connor to help. But the person in need of more urgent assistance is Antonia Martinelli, the owner of the neighboring winery, who has her o

May 25, 2015
Open Grave - A Mystery by Eriksson, Kjell/ Norlen, Paul (TRN)

Open Grave - A Mystery

May 25, 2015
Privy to the Dead by Connolly, Sheila

Privy to the Dead

May 25, 2015
Quarry by Collins, Max Allan

Quarry

May 25, 2015
Quarry by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Quarry

May 25, 2015
Quarry's list. by Collins, Max Allan.

Quarry's list.

"Killer-for-hire Quarry is trying to lie low when he gets a midnight visit from two other gunmen sent by an old associate. Someone wants Quarry off the scene--for keeps. Back in print, this early crime novel by the author of The Road to Perdition shows once again that nobody is harder-boiled than Quarry."--

May 25, 2015
Residue - a novel by Knipfel, Jim.

Residue - a novel

"In the nearly twenty years that Leonard Koznowski has been sheriff of Beaver Rapids, Wisconsin, he's never encountered a homicide. When the local mortician and his assistant are brutally gunned down, Leonard is thrust into a tumultuous investigation linking religion, high school athletics, the black market of body parts, unwholesome sexual proclivities, and a sinister secret society. And with deer season fast approaching, the timing could've been a hell of a lot better. Inspired by actual even

May 25, 2015
Reykjavik nights by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961- author.

Reykjavik nights

"A prequel to the Inspector Erlendur series profiles Erlendur as a young, budding detective who is introduced to Reykjavik's dark underworld while investigating the death of a homeless man."--

May 24, 2015
Robert B. Parker's kickback by Atkins, Ace, author.

Robert B. Parker's kickback

"What started out as a joke landed seventeen-year-old Dillon Yates in a lockdown juvenile facility in Boston Harbor. When he set up a prank Twitter account for his vice principal, he never dreamed he could be brought up on criminal charges, but that's exactly what happened. This is Blackburn, Massachusetts, where zero tolerance for minors is a way of life. Leading the movement is tough-as-nails Judge Joe Scali, who gives speeches about getting tough on today's wild youth. But Dillon's mother, wh

May 25, 2015
Rock with wings by Hillerman, Anne, 1949- author.

Rock with wings

Navajo Tribal cops Jim Chee and Bernadette Manuelito, and their mentor, the legendary Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, investigate two perplexing cases involving a missing woman and a drug bust gone bad.

May 25, 2015
Ruined abbey - a mystery by Emery, Anne, author.

Ruined abbey - a mystery

"It's 1989. The Troubles are raging in Ireland, bombs exploding in England. In this prequel to the Collins-Burke series, Father Brennan Burke is home in New York when news of his sister's arrest in London sends him flying across the ocean. The family troubles deepen when Brennan's cousin Conn is charged with the murder of a Special Branch detective and suspected in a terrorist plot against Westminster Abbey. The Burkes come under surveillance by the murdered cop's partner and are caught in a tan

May 25, 2015
Sacred ends by Appignanesi, Lisa, author.

Sacred ends

Paris, 1900. Comte de Landois has ordered his wife Marguerite to travel from Paris, to join him in the Loire Valley. Her journey into the pastoral quiet is shattered by the appearance of a dead man on the railway tracks. Who is he? And why does Marguerite's young traveling companion pale when she sees him? When the Comte presents Marguerite with an adopted baby, and his sudden friendship with local clerics imposes new rules and regulations on her behavior, things start to take a sinister and tro

May 25, 2015