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Teetotaled by Chance, Maia, author.

Teetotaled

"After her philandering husband died and left her penniless in Prohibition-era New York, Lola Woodby escaped with her Swedish cook to the only place she could--her deceased husband's secret love nest in the middle of Manhattan. Her only comforts were chocolate cake, dime store detective novels, and the occasional highball (okay, maybe not so occasional). But rent came due and Lola and Berta were forced to accept the first job that came their way, ultimately leading them to set up shop as a Discr

Aug 27, 2016
The Ashtabula Hat Trick by Roberts, Les

The Ashtabula Hat Trick

Aug 27, 2016
The Authentic William James - A Sebastian Becker Novel by Gallagher, Stephen

The Authentic William James - A Sebastian Becker Novel

Aug 27, 2016
The Babe Ruth Deception by Stewart, David O.

The Babe Ruth Deception

Aug 27, 2016
The Bloodied Ivy by Goldsborough, Robert

The Bloodied Ivy

Aug 23, 2016
The Branson beauty by Booth, Claire, author.

The Branson beauty

"The Branson Beauty, an old showboat, has crashed in the waters of an Ozark mountain lake just outside the popular tourist destination of Branson, Missouri. More than one hundred people are trapped aboard. Hank Worth is still settling into his new role as county sheriff, and when he responds to the emergency call, he knows he's in for a long winter's day of helping elderly people into rafts and bringing them ashore. He anticipates a lot of anxiety, many arguments, and extra costs for emergency e

Aug 21, 2016
The darkness knows by Honigford, Cheryl, author.

The darkness knows

"Chicago, 1938. Late one night before the ten o'clock show, the body of a prominent radio actress is found in the station's lounge. All the evidence points to murder--and one young, up-and-coming radio actress, Vivian Witchell, as the next victim. But Vivian isn't the type to leave her fate in the hands of others--she's used to stealing the show. Alongside charming private detective Charlie Haverman, Vivian is thrust into a world of clues and motives, suspects and secrets. And with so much on th

Aug 27, 2016
The diva serves high tea by Davis, Krista, author.

The diva serves high tea

"When The Parlour opens up in town, domestic diva Sophie Winston finally has a place to satisfy her cravings for all things tea and crumpet related. And the shop serves as the perfect place for the ladies of the town to gather and gossip, especially since it s conveniently located right across the street from the new antique store run by the handsome and charming Robert Johnson. But speculation around Robert really boils over when he s found dead a victim of poisoning after attending a literacy

Aug 27, 2016
The heavens may fall - a novel by Eskens, Allen, 1963- author.

The heavens may fall - a novel

"FEATURING THREE CHARACTERS FROM THE BESTSELLING BOOK-CLUB FAVORITE THE LIFE WE BURY, THIS NOVEL EXPLORES A RIVETING MURDER CASE TOLD FROM TWO OPPOSING PERSPECTIVES. Detective Max Rupert and attorney Boady Sanden's friendship is being pushed to the breaking point. Max is convinced that Jennavieve Pruitt was killed by her husband, Ben. Boady is equally convinced that Ben, his client, is innocent. As the case unfolds, the two are forced to confront their own personal demons. Max is still struggl

Aug 27, 2016
The homeplace - a mystery by Wolf, Kevin, 1951- author.

The homeplace - a mystery

" 'Culled from the rarefied air of James Lee Burke, Greg Iles, and John Hart, Kevin Wolf has fashioned a painstakingly perfect tale of murder, angst, and the enduring power of the human spirit. If the late, great Pat Conroy had ever decided to write a mystery, this would be it.' -- Jon Land. 'Kevin Wolfs debut novel, The Homeplace, succeeds in every way. He has crafted a gripping, fast-paced narrative with beautifully drawn characters in an authentic and interesting small-town Colorado settin

Aug 27, 2016
The Idol of Mombasa by Alfieri, Annamaria

The Idol of Mombasa

Aug 27, 2016
The kept woman by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author.

The kept woman

Georgia detective Will Trent and medical examiner Sara Linton look into the murder of an ex-cop whose body was found at an abandoned construction site, an investigation that uncovers links to Will's troubled past.

Aug 24, 2016
The last coincidence - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert, author.

The last coincidence - a Nero Wolfe mystery

Detective Nero Wolfe attempts to find the murderer of Manhattan society member Noreen James and finds more people with a motive and no alibi than he ever planned to investigate.

Aug 27, 2016
The Last Coincidence by Goldsborough, Robert

The Last Coincidence

Aug 23, 2016
The methods of Sergeant Cluff by North, Gil, 1916- author.

The methods of Sergeant Cluff

It is a wet and windy night in the town of Gunnarshaw, on the edge of the Yorkshire moors. The body of young Jane Trundle, assistant in the chemist's shop, is discovered lying face down on the cobblestones. Sergeant Caleb Cluff is not a man of many words, and neither does he play by the rules. He may exasperate his superiors, but he has the loyal support of his constable and he is the only CID man in the division. The case is his. Life in Gunnarshaw is tough, with its people caught up in a rigid

Aug 27, 2016
The missing chapter - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert, author.

The missing chapter - a Nero Wolfe mystery

The gun was fired close to Charles Childress's head, and his were the only fingerprints on it, forcing the police to conclude that the author committed suicide. But his friends know this is impossible, because Childress loved himself far too much. He had just begun attracting fame, writing new mysteries starring the iconic Sergeant Barnstable, and he had bright hopes for the future. His publisher hires corpulent genius Nero Wolfe to determine who cut Childress's career short, and the detective f

Aug 27, 2016
The Missing Chapter by Goldsborough, Robert

The Missing Chapter

Aug 23, 2016
The Mistletoe Murder - And Other Stories by James, P. D.

The Mistletoe Murder - And Other Stories

Aug 27, 2016
The moth catcher - a Vera Stanhope mystery by Cleeves, Ann, author.

The moth catcher - a Vera Stanhope mystery

"Life seems perfect in Valley Farm, a quiet community in Northumberland. Then a shocking discovery shatters the silence. The owners of a big country house have employed a house-sitter to look after the place while they're away. But he is found dead by the side of the lane into the valley. DI Vera Stanhope arrives on the scene with her detectives Holly and Joe. When they look round the attic of the big house, Vera finds the body of a second man. As Vera is drawn into the claustrophobic world of t

Aug 27, 2016
The Murder of a Queen Bee by Lester, Meera

The Murder of a Queen Bee

Aug 27, 2016