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The boy who followed Ripley by Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995.

The boy who followed Ripley

Dec 28, 2014
The burglar who thought he was Bogart by Block, Lawrence.

The burglar who thought he was Bogart

While robbing an apartment, Bernie Rhodenbarr, the New York bookseller and burglar, stumbles on the trail of a treasure belonging to the deposed monarch of an Eastern European country. Problem is, others are after it too.

Dec 28, 2014
The Burning Gates - A Makana Investigation by Bilal, Parker

The Burning Gates - A Makana Investigation

Dec 28, 2014
The carrier by Hannah, Sophie, 1971-

The carrier

" The latest in Sophie Hannah's internationally bestselling Zailer & Waterhouse series, named by The Sunday Times as one of the 50 Best Thrillers of the Last Five Years When Gaby's plane is delayed, she's forced to share a hotel room with a stranger: Lauren, who is terrified of her. But why is she scared of Gaby in particular? Lauren won't explain. Instead, she blurts out something about an innocent man going to prison for murder. Gaby soon suspects that Lauren's presence on her flight is

Dec 28, 2014
The cat, the devil, the last escape - a novel by Murphy, Shirley Rousseau.

The cat, the devil, the last escape - a novel

"A ghost cat, the Devil, a deceitful criminal, a father framed for murder, and a vulnerable young girl combine in this magical tale from the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of the Joe Grey feline mysteries, Shirley Rousseau Murphy, and her husband Pat J.J. Murphy. The Devil has been up to no good. Brad Falon, one of Satan's longtime puppets, orchestrated a deadly robbery and set up his old friend Morgan Blake to take the fall. Now, Morgan has been sentenced to life in prison, and hi

Dec 28, 2014
The chihuahua always sniffs twice by Curtis, Waverly, author.

The chihuahua always sniffs twice

When someone tries to poison wealthy widow Lucille Carpenter's pampered pooches, aspiring P.I. Geri Sullivan and her talking Chihuahua, Pepe, must sniff out the culprit and keep him or her on a tight leash.

Dec 28, 2014
The Cornish coast murder by Bude, John, 1901-1957, author.

The Cornish coast murder

"Never, even in his most optimistic moments, had he visualised a scene of this nature--himself in one arm-chair, a police officer in another, and between them . . . a mystery." So thinks the Reverend Dodd--vicar of the quiet Cornish village of Boscawen and a reader of detective novels--when an actual mystery unexpectedly lands on his doorstep in The Cornish Coast Murder. Julius Tregarthan, a secretive and ill-tempered magistrate, is found at his house in Boscawen, shot through the head--and the

Dec 28, 2014
The corpse with the emerald thumb by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author.

The corpse with the emerald thumb

A dream vacation at a Mexican beach resort swiftly dissolves into a nightmare for criminologist and foodie Cait Morgan when her significant other, Bud Anderson, is wrongly arrested for the murder of the local florist, a gifted plantswoman. With Bud's freedom, and maybe even his life, at stake, Cait has to fight the clock to work out which member of the small Mexican community might have killed the respected florist, and why. Investigating under the watchful gaze of the local police, Cait has to

Dec 28, 2014
The corpse with the platinum hair by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author.

The corpse with the platinum hair

With birthday celebrations in the cards, Cait Morgan and her significant other, retired cop Bud Anderson, travel to Las Vegas. As they are about to finish dinner in the casino owners' exclusive private dining room, Miss Shirley, a woman acknowledged as Queen of The Strip, is murdered. Security locks down the room. Cait, Bud, a corpse, and ten possible murderers are trapped in the luxurious restaurant for twelve deadly hours. The bodies pile up, the tension mounts, the list of suspects dwindles--

Dec 28, 2014
The Curse of the House of Foskett by Kasasian, M. R. C.

The Curse of the House of Foskett

Dec 28, 2014
The devil in Montmartre - a mystery in fin-de-siecle Paris by Inbinder, Gary.

The devil in Montmartre - a mystery in fin-de-siecle Paris

Inspector Achille Lefebvre delves deep into the underworld of 1889 Paris to investigate the murder of a popular dancer at the Moulin Rouge amidst fears that Jack the Ripper has crossed the English Channel.

Dec 28, 2014
The Devil in music by Ross, Kate.

The Devil in music

Dec 28, 2014
The devil's promise by Davies, David Stuart, 1946- author.

The devil's promise

Dec 28, 2014
The Fateful Day by Rowe, Rosemary

The Fateful Day

Dec 28, 2014
The firebird's feather by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

The firebird's feather

After her mother's murder, Kitty Challoner investigates to find out the truth about her death, uncovering dangerous family secrets.

Dec 28, 2014
The forgotten girls by Blædel, Sara.

The forgotten girls

Dec 28, 2014
The ghost and Mrs. Mewer by Davis, Krista, author.

The ghost and Mrs. Mewer

Sugar Maple Inn owner Holly Miller investigates when the TV show Apparition Apprehenders descends on Wagtail's annual Halloween festivities and their investigation of supernatural local legends leads to murder.

Dec 28, 2014
The Hangman's Song by Oswald, James

The Hangman's Song

Dec 28, 2014
The honest folk of Guadeloupe by Williams, Timothy.

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

Dec 28, 2014
The ice queen - a novel by Neuhaus, Nele.

The ice queen - a novel

Dec 28, 2014