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The cat sitter's whiskers - a Dixie Hemingway mystery by Clement, Blaize.

The cat sitter's whiskers - a Dixie Hemingway mystery

"Pet sitter Dixie Hemingway is on the prowl again in the newest installment of Blaize Clement's classic and beloved series of cozy mysteries, now written by her son, John Clement, using Blaize's notes and ideas for future adventures. Set in the sleepy beach-side town of Siesta Key, Florida, THE CAT SITTER'S WHISKERS catches up with Dixie as she heads off for work one morning in the dimly lit hours before sunrise. Her very first client of the morning is Barney Feldman, a Maine coon cat with a r

Jan 27, 2015
The City of Blood by Molay, Frďřique/ Zuckerman, Jeffrey (TRN)

The City of Blood

Jan 27, 2015
The corpse with the golden nose by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author.

The corpse with the golden nose

"Sure that the award-winning owner of a family-run vineyard was murdered. Bud Anderson, Cait's companion for the weekend, is convinced the woman took her own life. That is, until death strikes once again, in the neat rows of grapevines that clamber up the banks of magnificent Lake Okanagan"--P. [4] of cover.

Jan 27, 2015
The corpse with the silver tongue by Ace, Cathy, 1960-

The corpse with the silver tongue

In the south of France where hatred simmers in the heat, a man seemingly admired, and certainly feared, drops dead at a dinner party. All of the guests fall under suspicion, including Welsh-Canadian professor Cait Morgan. A criminologist who specializes in profiling victims, Cait sets out to solve the murderand clear her name. Add to this the disappearance of an ancient Celtic gold collar said to be cursed and there you have the ingredients for a Nicoise salad of death, secrets, and lies. Will C

Jan 27, 2015
The Curse of the House of Foskett by Kasasian, M. R. C. (Martin R. C.)

The Curse of the House of Foskett

"125 Gower Street, 1882: Sidney Grice once had a reputation as London's most perspicacious personal detective. But since his last case led an innocent men to the gallows, business has been light. Listless and depressed, Grice has taken to lying in the bath for hours, emerging in the evenings for a little dry toast and a lot of tea. Usually a voracious reader, he will pick up neither book nor newspaper. He has not even gathered the strength to re-insert his glass eye. His ward, March Middleton, h

Jan 27, 2015
The Dead Key by Pulley, D. M.

The Dead Key

Jan 27, 2015
The Devil in music by Ross, Kate.

The Devil in music

"Julian Kestrel, gentleman sleuth and dandy extraordinaire, becomes fascinated with an unsolved case involving the murder of a Milanese aristocrat and the disappearance of his prote´ge´, a brilliant young English opera singer"-- back of cover.

Jan 27, 2015
The dragon of Handale - a mystery by Clark, Cassandra.

The dragon of Handale - a mystery

Hildegard, no longer a member of the Cistercian order of nuns, has returned to the priory after more than a year from her pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Still unsure whether she will rejoin the Order, the Prioress suggests that a visit to Handale Priory might help provide some clarity. Used as a house of correction for sinning nuns, it lies in the north of the county in the middle of a vast wood and is run by the ambiguous Abbess Basilda and her close group of hard-faced acolytes.

Jan 27, 2015
The edge of dreams by Bowen, Rhys.

The edge of dreams

"Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a captain in the New York City police force, is stumped. He's chasing a murderer whose victims have nothing in common nothing except for the taunting notes that are delivered to Daniel after each murder. And when Daniel receives a note immediately after Molly and her young son Liam are in a terrible train crash, Daniel and Molly both begin to fear that maybe Molly herself was the target. Molly's detective instincts are humming, but finding the time to dig

Jan 27, 2015
The fateful day by Rowe, Rosemary, 1942- author.

The fateful day

Set against the backdrop of the Roman Empire in turmoil and fighting for its survival. Libertus is passing the villa of his patron, Marcus Septimus Aurelius, when he sees an elaborate travelling carriage which has pulled up outside and is now blocking the road. Recognising that this may be an important visitor, Libertus approaches the carriage, intending to explain that Marcus is away, gone to Rome to visit his old friend Pertinax, who has recently been installed as Emperor. However, for his eff

Jan 27, 2015
The fifth heart by Simmons, Dan, 1948-

The fifth heart

" In 1893, Sherlock Holmes and Henry James come to America together to solve the mystery of the 1885 death of Clover Adams, wife of the esteemed historian Henry Adams--member of the Adams family that has given the United States two Presidents. Clover's suicide appears to be more than it at first seemed; the suspected foul play may involve matters of national importance. Holmes is currently on his Great Hiatus--his three-year absence after Reichenbach Falls during which time the people of London

Jan 27, 2015
The firebird's feather by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

The firebird's feather

London, May, 1911. The new king, George V, is preparing for his coronation. The suffragettes are campaigning for women to get the vote. The East End seethes with unrest. And 18-year-old Kitty Challoner is looking forward to 'coming out' in London society. But Kitty's secure, sheltered world is about to be torn apart. Lydia Challoner is shot dead while out riding in Hyde Park, and during the ensuing murder investigation Kitty discovers that there was so much she didn't know about her mother. Was

Jan 27, 2015
The hangman's song - a Detective Inspector McLean novel by Oswald, James, author.

The hangman's song - a Detective Inspector McLean novel

"The body of a man is found hanging in an empty house. To the Edinburgh police force, this appears to be a simple suicide case. But something about the scene strikes Detective Inspector Tony McLean as off. Days later another body is found hanging from an identical rope, with a noose tied in the identical way. McLean is convinced that these people are either being murdered or somehow coerced into suicide. Then a third body is found. While McLean attempts to solve the case -- assuming he can convi

Jan 27, 2015
The Hidden Man by Blake, Robin

The Hidden Man

Jan 27, 2015
The honest folk of Guadeloupe by Williams, Timothy, author.

The honest folk of Guadeloupe

"April 1990: French-Algerian judge Anne Marie Laveaud has been living and working in the French Caribbean departement of Guadeloupe for more than a decade, but her days are still full of surprises--for example,the fact that every witness Anne Marie interviews grills her about when she's going to get remarried. She is only just starting to investigate the increasingly suspicious suicide of a high-profile environmental activist and media personality when she is pulled off the case. Is it because s

Jan 27, 2015
The ice queen - a novel by Neuhaus, Nele.

The ice queen - a novel

"The body of 92-year-old Jossi Goldberg, Holocaust survivor and American citizen, is found shot to death execution-style in his house near Frankfurt. A five-digit number is scrawled in blood at the murder scene. The autopsy reveals an old and unsuccessfully covered tattoo on the corpse's arm--a blood type marker once used by Hitler's SS. Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver Bodenstein are faced with a riddle. Was the old man not Jewish after all? Who was he, really? Two more, similar murders happen--one of

Jan 27, 2015
The kings of London by Shaw, William, 1959- author.

The kings of London

While investigating a gas explosion in London, Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen and young policewoman Helen Tozer find psychedelic paintings by Bridget Riley and Peter Blake, along with the body of a playboy art collector.

Jan 27, 2015
The plot against hip hop - a novel by George, Nelson.

The plot against hip hop - a novel

The Plot Against Hip Hop is a noir novel set in the world of hip hop culture. The stabbing murder of esteemed music critic Dwayne Robinson in a Soho office building is dismissed by the NYPD as a gang initiation. But his old friend, bodyguard and security expert D Hunter, suspects there are larger forces at work.

Jan 27, 2015
The Red House mystery by Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956.

The Red House mystery

Jan 22, 2015
The Red House mystery by Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956.

The Red House mystery

"This droll whodunit from the creator of Winnie the Pooh sparkles with witty dialogue, deft plotting, and an amusing cast. In between taking tea and playing billiards, an amateur detective and his chum investigate their genial host's disappearance. A series of lighthearted capers ensues, replete with secret passageways, underwater evidence, and other atmospheric devices."--Amazon.com

Jan 27, 2015