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Phantom limb by Palumbo, Dennis, 1951- author.

Phantom limb

Psychologist and Pittsburgh Police Department consultant Daniel Rinaldi has a new patient. Lisa Harland, a local girl, once made a splash in Playboy and the dubious side of Hollywood before bottoming out. Back home, down and out again, she married one of the city's richest and most ruthless tycoons. Lisa's challenge to Danny is that she intends to commit suicide by 7:00 PM. His therapist skills may buy some time--but, exiting, she's kidnapped right outside his office.Summoned to the Harland esta

Oct 22, 2014
Picked to die by Connolly, Sheila

Picked to die

It's harvest time in Granford, Massachusetts, and orchard owner Meg Corey and her fiance, Seth, are both racing to beat the New England winter. Meg is bringing in her apple crop with a team of workers, while Seth is working to restore an old building in the center of town. But when his project is set back due to the unexpected discovery of a skeleton under the building--and even worse, a young man related to one of Meg's former apple pickers is found dead behind the local feed store--the couple'

Oct 22, 2014
Plagued by Quilt by Macrae, Molly

Plagued by Quilt

Oct 22, 2014
Playing for the ashes by George, Elizabeth, 1949-

Playing for the ashes

Oct 22, 2014
Predator by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels

Predator

Oct 22, 2014
Proof positive - a Joe Gunther novel by Mayor, Archer, author.

Proof positive - a Joe Gunther novel

Investigating the death of a Vietnam veteran whose PTSD culminated in a hoarding disorder, Joe Gunther learns that the victim's collection of combat photos contains information that a sinister adversary desperately wanted to keep hidden.

Oct 22, 2014
Riders on the storm by Gorman, Edward.

Riders on the storm

When we last saw Sam McCain he had been drafted to fight the war in Vietnam. But Sam's military career ended in boot camp when he was accidentally shot in the head and forced to spend three months in a military hospital to recover. Sam returns to his hometown of Black River Falls, where he works as a lawyer (and part-time investigator) for the court of the snobbish but amusing Judge Esme Ann Whitney. Two of Sam's oldest friends are caught up in this same battle. Veteran Steve Donovan brutall

Oct 22, 2014
Rose Gold - an Easy Rawlins mystery by Mosley, Walter, author.

Rose Gold - an Easy Rawlins mystery

When a boxer-turned-revolutionary kidnaps the daughter of a weapons manufacturer and threatens to publicly execute her in exchange for a lucrative ransom, Easy Rawlins is tapped by the LAPD to make a difficult border crossing to navigate an ensuing standoff.

Oct 19, 2014
Rose in the wheel by Rizzolo, S. K.

Rose in the wheel

Oct 22, 2014
Scandal in the Secret City by Fanning, Diane

Scandal in the Secret City

Oct 20, 2014
Scandal in the secret city by Fanning, Diane, author.

Scandal in the secret city

Oct 22, 2014
Scratched by Partridge, J. J.

Scratched

Oct 22, 2014
Sherlock Holmes - gods of war by Lovegrove, James.

Sherlock Holmes - gods of war

"1913. The clouds of war are gathering. The world's great empires vie for supremacy. Europe is in turmoil, a powder keg awaiting a spark. A body is discovered on the shore below Beachy Head, just a mile from Sherlock Holmes's retirement cottage. The local police are satisfied that it's a suicide. The victim, a young man, recently suffered a disappointment in love, and Beachy Head is notorious as a place where the desperate and depressed leap to their deaths. Holmes, however, suspects murder. As

Oct 19, 2014
Silent murders by Miley, Mary.

Silent murders

"[Vaudeville actress turned Hollywood insider] Jessie's thrilled when Bruno Heilmann, a movie studio bigwig, invites her to a party. Shes even more delighted to run into a face from her past at that party. But the following day, Jessie learns that sometime in the wee hours of the morning both her old friend and Bruno Heilmann were brutally murdered. She's devastated, but with her skill as an actress, access to the wardrobes and resources of a film studio, and a face not yet famous enough to be r

Oct 22, 2014
Sister Eve, private eye by Hinton, J. Lynne.

Sister Eve, private eye

"Sister Eve always says God moves in mysterious ways. And Eve adores a good mystery, especially a murder. A member of the Benedictine Order in Pecos, New Mexico, Sister Evangeline has been feeling disconnected and a bit uncertain about her calling. She'snot thrilled when she must return home to Madrid, New Mexico, to care for her testy, ailing father, but she's also invigorated to take on some new challenges. Retired Police Captain Jackson Divine is in trouble. "The Captain" is a Private Eye spe

Oct 19, 2014
Snow White Red-Handed by Chance, Maia

Snow White Red-Handed

Oct 22, 2014
Soul of the fire by Pattison, Eliot.

Soul of the fire

"When Shan Tao Yun and his old friend Lokesh are abruptly dragged away by Public Security, he is convinced that their secret, often illegal, support of struggling Tibetans has brought their final ruin. But his fear turns to confusion as he discovers he has been chosen to fill a vacancy on a special international commission investigating Tibetan suicides. Soon he finds that his predecessor was murdered, and when a monk sets himself on fire in front of the commissioners he realizes that the Commis

Oct 19, 2014
Stages of grey by Simon, Clea, author.

Stages of grey

Dulcie never considered herself a player. But when her friends drag her to a new local theatre company that is updating Ovid with a disco version of The Metamorphosis, the grad student finds herself in the front row of a murder. This could be the end of the struggling company, which is also plagued by money woes and romantic rivalries. But was jealousy the reason the performer was stabbed? Or are there darker secrets behind the scenes? And what role does Gus, the troupe's feline mascot, play? As

Oct 22, 2014
Stirring the plot by Gerber, Daryl Wood, author.

Stirring the plot

Jenna Hart has packed The Cookbook Nook chock full of everything from ghostly texts to witchy potions in anticipation of the annual fund raiser luncheon. But there's one unexpected addition to the menu: murder. When the Head Priestess of the Winsome Witches is found dead under mysterious circumstances, there's no logical answer and plenty of blame to go around. With her aunt, Vera, unable to call on her ability to foresee the future, Jenna will have to use more than just sleight of hand and a f

Oct 22, 2014
Straight pool - [an Algy Temple mystery] by Partridge, J. J. (John J.)

Straight pool - [an Algy Temple mystery]

"The charred body of a native american in the ashes of Haversham Golf Club, Westerly's swank new country club, is the impetus for a mystery far removed from Carter University's latest skirmish with Providence's mendacious Mayor Sonny Russo. But in Rhode Island, anything can get connected. When persuaded to aid the hapless Club Secretary accused of negligence and self dealing in the aftermath of the fire, Algy Temple finds himself confronting his family's involvement in the harsh reality of Rhode

Oct 22, 2014