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The book stops here - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951-

The book stops here - a bibliophile mystery

"Brooklyn Wainwright is thrilled to be appearing on the San Francisco edition of the hit TV show This Old Attic as a rare-book expert and appraiser. Her first subject is a very valuable first-edition copy of the classic children's story The Secret Garden,which is owned by a flower vendor named Vera. Once she hears what her book is worth, Vera is eager to have Brooklyn recondition it for resale. But after the episode airs, a furious man storms onto the set, claiming that Vera found the first edit

Apr 19, 2014
The breakfast club murder by Crespi, Camilla T.

The breakfast club murder

"The Breakfast Club Murder is a fun, food-filled mystery with a rich and diverse cast of oddball characters to keep the reader laughing, crying, and guessing who the killer is. In Hawthorne Park, Connecticut, Lori Corvino doesn't waste time licking her wounds after her ex-husband Rob remarries. She has an unhappy thirteen-year-old daughter to deal with, an invasive vegan mother to keep at bay, and a catering career to bring back to life. Then her ex's new wife is murdered not far from where Lori

Apr 18, 2014
The coal black asphalt tomb by Handler, David, 1952-

The coal black asphalt tomb

"The historic New England village of Dorset has actually elected a living, breathing woman as its First Selectman. And now she's about to undertake the Historic District's biggest public works project in a generation--the widening and re-grading of Dorset Street. The job has needed doing for ages but the previous First Selectman, Bob Paffin, always opposed it. So did a lot of Dorset's blue-blooded old guard. The long put-off dig uncovers a body buried underneath the pavement in front of the Cong

Apr 19, 2014
The color of light - a Maggie MacGowen mystery by Hornsby, Wendy.

The color of light - a Maggie MacGowen mystery

Filmmaker Maggie MacGowen learns the hard way that going home again can be deadly. While clearing out her late father's desk, maggie discovers that he had locked away potential evidence in a brutal unsolved murder thirty years earlier that rocked the close-knit community where she grew up. When she begins to ask questions of family and old friends it quickly becomes clear that there are people in that seemingly tranquil university town who will go to lethal lengths to prevent the truth from co

Apr 19, 2014
The dark palace by Morris, Roger, 1960-

The dark palace

Apr 19, 2014
The Death of Lucy Kyte - A New Mystery Featuring Josephine Tey by Upson, Nicola

The Death of Lucy Kyte - A New Mystery Featuring Josephine Tey

Apr 19, 2014
The Detective & the Pipe Girl - A Mystery by Craven, Michael

The Detective & the Pipe Girl - A Mystery

Apr 19, 2014
The detective by Hunt, James Patrick, 1964-

The detective

"Chicago, 1979. The city has just experienced one of the worst snowstorms in decades. Public transportation is shut down ; garbage is piling up, uncollected; cars remain entombed in snowdrifts. In the midst of this, five people are shot and killed at a train stop. David Beckman is one of the first homicide detectives to arrive at the scene. He is young and new to the homicide squad, a recent transferee from vice. He's Jewish and is not welcomed by the older detectives. It's soon determined tha

Apr 19, 2014
The Devil May Care by Housewright, David, 1955-

The Devil May Care

"Riley Brodin is the granddaughter of Walter Muehlenhaus--a man as rich, powerful, and connected as anyone since the days of J. P. Morgan. Despite her family's connections, it's McKenzie she reaches out to when her relatively new boyfriend goes missing. Despite his reservations about getting involved with the Muehlenhaus family--again--McKenzie agrees to look for one Juan Carlos Navarre. What he finds, though, is a man who appears to be a ghost. The house--mansion, really--he told Riley he owned

Apr 19, 2014
The devil's workshop - a novel of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad by Grecian, Alex.

The devil's workshop - a novel of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad

"London, 1890. Four vicious murderers have escaped from prison, part of a plan gone terribly wrong, and now it is up to Walter Day, Nevil Hammersmith, and the rest of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad to hunt down the convicts before the men can resume their bloody spree. But they might already be too late. The killers have retribution in mind, and one of them is heading straight toward a member of the Murder Squad, and his family"--

Apr 19, 2014
The Extinction of Snow by Lightfoot, Frederick

The Extinction of Snow

Apr 19, 2014
The Goodbye Witch - A Wishcraft Mystery by Blake, Heather

The Goodbye Witch - A Wishcraft Mystery

Apr 19, 2014
The Hollow Girl by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-

The Hollow Girl

Apr 19, 2014
The Lady of Sorrows by Zouroudi, Anne, author.

The Lady of Sorrows

Hermes Diaktoros visits a remote island which is home to an ancient icon famed for its miraculous powers. But something about the Virgin troubles him, and he calls on an old friend to confirm his suspicions. Ready to hand the matter over to the authorities, Hermes intends to leave - until the island's icon painter is found dead at sea.

Apr 19, 2014
The Mammoth book of the lost chronicles of Sherlock Holmes by Smith, Denis O., 1948-

The Mammoth book of the lost chronicles of Sherlock Holmes

Apr 19, 2014
The nameless dead by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-

The nameless dead

Declan Cleary's body has never been found, but everyone believes he was killed for informing on a friend more than 30 years ago. Now the Commission for Location of Victims' Remains is following a tip-off that he was buried on the small isle of Islandmore, in the middle of the River Foyle. Instead, the dig uncovers a baby's skeleton, and it doesn't look like death by natural causes. But evidence revealed by the commission's activities cannot lead to prosecution. Inspector Devlin is torn. He has n

Apr 18, 2014
The Outsider by Hunt, Arlene

The Outsider

Apr 19, 2014
The outsmarting of criminals by Rigolosi, Steven A.

The outsmarting of criminals

"A cozy introducing Miss Felicity Prim, who believes her ample experience in reading mystery novels has prepared her for a new career in private detection"--

Apr 19, 2014
The Pickled Piper by Hughes, Mary Ellen

The Pickled Piper

Apr 19, 2014
The revenant of Thraxton Hall - the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Entwistle, Vaughn.

The revenant of Thraxton Hall - the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

"Arthur Conan Doyle has just killed off Sherlock Holmes in "The Final Problem," and he immediately becomes one of the most hated men in London. So when he is contacted by a medium "of some renown" and asked to investigate a murder, he jumps at the chance to get out of the city. The only thing is that the murder hasn't happened yet--the medium, one Hope Thraxton, has foreseen that her death will occur at the third se´ance of a meeting of the Society for Psychical Research at her manor house in th

Apr 19, 2014