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Sinking suspicions by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

Sinking suspicions

"This third book in the Sadie Walela Mystery Series includes a diverse cast of characters weaving together a story of murder, thievery, and the toll of war on the human spirit. In her effort to restore balance to her neighbor's life, Sadie unravels much more than a murder"--

Apr 20, 2015
Six and a half deadly sins by Cotterill, Colin.

Six and a half deadly sins

"Laos, 1979: Dr. Siri Paiboun, the twice-retired ex-National Coroner of Laos, receives an unmarked package in the mail. Inside is a hand-woven pha sin, a colorful traditional skirt worn by women in certain northern Lao tribes. A lovely present, but who sent it to him, and why? And, more importantly, why is there a severed human finger stitched into the sin's lining? Siri is convinced someone is trying to send him a message, and won't let the matter rest until he's figured it out. He finagles him

Apr 19, 2015
Skies of Ash by Hall, Rachel Howzell

Skies of Ash

Apr 20, 2015
Slated for death by Duncan, Elizabeth J., author.

Slated for death

"When the body of well-liked and respectable Glenda Roberts is discovered at the bottom of a former slate mine--now a busy tourist attraction--pandemonium erupts in the North Wales town of Llanelen. Penny Brannigan finds herself drawn into the investigation when jars of her house-brand hand cream are found among counterfeit inventory Glenda and her sister were selling. Police are convinced that the mine operator --whose asthmatic son suffered an almost-fatal attack due to the merchandise--is res

Apr 20, 2015
Slayed on the slopes by Dyer-Seeley, Kate.

Slayed on the slopes

After talking her way into a job writing for Portland's Northwest Extreme magazine, Meg Reed may now really be in over her head. Actually, about 8,000 feet over her head. . .

Apr 20, 2015
Some Like It Witchy - A Wishcraft Mystery by Blake, Heather

Some Like It Witchy - A Wishcraft Mystery

Apr 20, 2015
St. Paul conspiracy by Stelljes, Roger

St. Paul conspiracy

Apr 17, 2015
Stone cold dead - an Ellie Stone mystery by Ziskin, James W., 1960-

Stone cold dead - an Ellie Stone mystery

"December 21, 1960, the shortest day of the year: Fifteen-year-old Darleen Hicks slips away from her school bus as it idles in the junior-high parking lot, waiting to depart. Moments later the bus rumbles away without her, and she is never seen again. New Year's Eve 1960: The small upstate town of New Holland, New York, is in the grips of a severe cold snap, when Ellie Stone receives a late-night caller--Irene Metzger, the grieving mother of Darleen Hicks. She tells Ellie that the local police

Apr 19, 2015
Superfluous Women - A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery by Dunn, Carola

Superfluous Women - A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery

Apr 20, 2015
Tail Gait - a Mrs. Murphy Mystery by Brown, Rita Mae, author.

Tail Gait - a Mrs. Murphy Mystery

"In the twenty-third book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series, Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown return with an all-new mystery starring Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, intrepid kitty sleuths Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and Tee Tucker, the ever-faithful crime-solving corgi"--

Apr 20, 2015
Tails, you lose - a Witch City mystery by Perry, Carol J.

Tails, you lose - a Witch City mystery

Apr 20, 2015
The Alpine zen - an Emma Lord mystery by Daheim, Mary.

The Alpine zen - an Emma Lord mystery

"The installment in Mary Daheim's beloved and long-running small-town murder mystery series featuring newspaper editor-publisher Emma Lord. An unsettling visit from Ren Rawlings, a strange young woman in search of the mother who abandoned her, sparks Emma's curiosity--especially when the woman suddenly collapses and lands in the hospital. Matters become even more baffling when Emma's husband, Sheriff Milo Dodge, finds a corpse and Ren claims that the remains are those of her father. Under ordina

Apr 20, 2015
The angel court affair - a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel by Perry, Anne.

The angel court affair - a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel

"When Thomas Pitt is tasked with playing bodyguard to Sofia Delacruz, a young and controversial British preacher who has been living in Spain and has returned to England on a mysterious errand, he thinks it's a waste of Special Branch's time and resources. But when kidnappers manage to reach Sofia murdering two of her companions in the process. Pitt learns that the message the lovely evangelist was meant to deliver was far more urgent than he knew. With his career on the line, he races to unrave

Apr 20, 2015
The best American mystery stories of the century by Hillerman, Tony (EDT)/ Penzler, Otto (EDT)

The best American mystery stories of the century

A collection of the best in mystery writing includes contributions by O. Henry, Dashiell Hammett, Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, Ellery Queen, James Thurber, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Sara Paretsky, John Steinbeck, and Mickey Spillane

Apr 20, 2015
The big nowhere by Ellroy, James, 1948-

The big nowhere

Set in Los Angeles in the 1950s as the Red scare blazes, three men--an unheeded deputy, an opportunist D.A.'s assistant, and a high-rolling pimp--become immersed in a nightmarish reality.

Apr 20, 2015
The blue and the grey by Trow, M. J., author.

The blue and the grey

"Matthew Grand, a former captain in the Union army, arrives in London to track down the last conspirator behind the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and teams up with journalist James Batchelor to investigate a series of killings that may be connected tothe assassination."--

Apr 20, 2015
The body in the belfry by Page, Katherine Hall.

The body in the belfry

Ex-Manhattanite Faith Fairchild copes not only with the culture shock of the Massachusetts village in which she, her minister husband, and their baby have settled, but with the shock of finding a woman's body in the church's belfry.

Apr 20, 2015
The Breaking Point by Bass, Jefferson

The Breaking Point

Apr 20, 2015
The cabinet of curiosities by Preston, Douglas J.

The cabinet of curiosities

Apr 20, 2015
The case of the Sin City sister by Hinton, J. Lynne.

The case of the Sin City sister

"When Eve's biological sister goes missing, the nun heads to Las Vegas to track her down before it's too late. Years ago, Eve heard God's call to become a nun, but her recent stint moonlighting at her father's detective agency invigorates her so much that she's wrestling with her vocation. She's working with him on a case involving a miner in New Mexico when alarming news develops: her sister Dorisanne is missing. The authorities won't act without evidence of a crime, but Eve knows something sus

Apr 20, 2015