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A Beeline to Murder by Lester, Meera

A Beeline to Murder

May 29, 2016
A Few Right Thinking Men - A Rick Van Lam Mystery by Gentill, Sulari

A Few Right Thinking Men - A Rick Van Lam Mystery

May 29, 2016
A front page affair by Vatsal, Radha, 1972-

A front page affair

May 28, 2016
A gilded grave by Freydont, Shelley.

A gilded grave

1895. At the height of the Gilded Age, the social elite spend their summers in Newport, Rhode Island. During her first Newport season, Deanna Randolph attends a ball given in honor of Lord David Manchester, a Barbadian sugar magnate, and his sister, Madeline. When a young made is found dead on the nearby cliffs, suspicion falls on Joseph Ballard, a member of one of the town's most prestigious families. Deanna knows Joe may be a cad, but she knows he isn't a killer. Together they must navigate a

May 29, 2016
A golden cage / A Newport Gilded Age Mystery by Freydont, Shelley, author.

A golden cage / A Newport Gilded Age Mystery

"At the close of the nineteenth century, Newport, Rhode Island, is the queen of Gilded Age resorts. It is a place of privilege, glamour, and secrets, and in the midst of this splendor, headstrong young heiress Deanna Randolph makes her debut into society. With her mother in Europe, Deanna is staying with the Ballard family, who agree to chaperone her through the summer season and guide her toward an advantageous marriage proposal--or so her mother hopes. Relishing her new freedom, Deanna is more

May 29, 2016
A killer ball at Honeychurch Hall by Dennison, Hannah, author.

A killer ball at Honeychurch Hall

"In this delightful new mystery, our heroine Kat Stanford stumbles upon a hidden room in an abandoned wing at Honeychurch Hall. However, Kat's initial excitement soon ends in horror. There, lying on the cold, stone floor, Kat comes across the body of a young woman dressed in an Egyptian toga and wearing a tawdry fairground trinket around her broken neck. Suspicion falls on some of those who live at the Hall-- both upstairs and down-- and even those who are just been passing through. Matters come

May 28, 2016
A parliament of owls by Goff, Christine.

A parliament of owls

"Angela Dimato, a tenacious U.S. Fish and Wildlife agent, struggles to rebuild her life after the murder of her partner. During a routine tour of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Angela assesses the growing prairie dog town within the wildlife refuge when, to her horror, she discovers the body of a soccer mom sprawled out among the burrows. With her trademark instinct and her gun in tow, Angela investigates the murder, even as she battles the crippling flashbacks haunting her from her partner's case.

May 29, 2016
A tiger's tale by Morrigan, Laura, author.

A tiger's tale

May 29, 2016
A useful woman by Wilde, Darcie.

A useful woman

"Inspired by the novels of Jane Austen, this new mystery series set in 19th-century London introduces the charming and resourceful Rosalind Thorne, a woman privy to the secrets of high society--including who among the ton is capable of murder... The daughter of a baronet and a minor heiress, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined after her father abandoned the family. To survive in the only world she knew, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society's most influential women, who have co

May 29, 2016
After the fire - a mystery by Casey, Jane (Jane E.), author.

After the fire - a mystery

"London police detective Maeve Kerrigan has spent plenty of time at Murchison House. One of the many cement high-rise towers comprising the Maudling Estate housing project, Murchison Tower is home to a motley mix of society. From domestic abuse victims and elderly widows with nowhere else to turn to its flourishing criminal elements, Maeve is familiar with many of its occupants by name or reputation. But when a fire breaks out at Murchison House that consumes the top floors and leaves three dead

May 29, 2016
Among the wicked - a Kate Burkholder novel by Castillo, Linda, author.

Among the wicked - a Kate Burkholder novel

"Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called upon by the sheriff's department in rural, upstate New York to assist on a developing situation that involves a reclusive Amish settlement and the death of a young girl. Unable to penetrate the wall of silence between the Amish and "English" communities, the sheriff asks Kate to travel to New York, pose as an Amish woman, and infiltrate the community. Kate's long time love interest, State Agent John Tomasetti, is dead set against her taking on such an u

May 29, 2016
An old-fashioned murder - a moonshine mystery by Miller, Carol, 1972- author.

An old-fashioned murder - a moonshine mystery

"The next in this charming Southern mystery series featuring a closed-room murder in an old Victorian inn during a snowstorm"--

May 29, 2016
Another one goes tonight - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter, author.

Another one goes tonight - a Peter Diamond investigation

"Two police officers are about to head home after a long night shift when they receive one last call: a suspicious nude person has been spotted in the wee hours of the morning. En route to the call, the patrol car spins off the road, killing one of the exhausted cops instantly and leaving the other in critical condition. Whenever a police car is involved in an accident, the matter must be taken very seriously. Inspector Peter Diamond is assigned to look into the case. His supervisor is desperate

May 29, 2016
Antiques fate by Allan, Barbara.

Antiques fate

A theater owner drops dead, getting Brandy and Vivian entangled in a progressively perilous murder plot.

May 25, 2016
Arsenic with Austen / A Mystery by Hyde, Katherine Bolger, author.

Arsenic with Austen / A Mystery

"When Emily Cavanaugh inherits a fortune from her great aunt, she expects her life to change. She doesn't expect to embark on a murder investigation, confront the man who broke her heart 35 years before, and nearly lose her own life. Emily travels to thesleepy coastal village of Stony Beach, Oregon, to claim her inheritance, centered in a beautiful Victorian estate called Windy Corner but also including a substantial portion of the real estate of the whole town. As she gets to know the town's ec

May 29, 2016
Aunt Dimity and the buried treasure by Atherton, Nancy, author.

Aunt Dimity and the buried treasure

"While exploring the attic in her cottage near the small English village of Finch, Lori Shepherd makes an extraordinary discovery: a gleaming gold and garnet bracelet that had once belonged to Aunt Dimity. When Lori shows the garnet bracelet to Aunt Dimity, it awakens poignant memories of a doomed romance in Aunt Dimity's youth. Regretfully, Aunt Dimity asks Lori to do what she could not: return the bracelet to her unsuccessful suitor--setting Lori off on an adventure through London--and through

May 29, 2016
Better dead by Collins, Max Allan, author.

Better dead

"It's the early 1950's. Joe McCarthy is campaigning to rid America of the Red Menace. Nate Heller is doing legwork for the senator, though the Chicago detective is disheartened by McCarthy's witch-hunting tactics. He's made friends with a young staffer, Bobby Kennedy, while trading barbs with a potential enemy, the attorney Roy Cohn, who rubs Heller the wrong way. Not the least of which for successfully prosecuting the so-called Atomic Bomb spies, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. When famous mystery

May 28, 2016
Black hammock by Wiley, Michael, 1961- author.

Black hammock

Homicide detective Daniel Turner revisits an 18-year-old unsolved case in the third of this intriguing and atmospheric crime noir series. We had set out from Atlanta to kill my mother and her husband. A slow kill. Oren has returned to the family home he last saw when he was eight years old. Eighteen years later, he is bent on an elaborate scheme of revenge. Homicide detective Daniel Turner was never able to forget the unsolved case, the disappearance of Amon Jakobsen all those years ago. Convinc

May 29, 2016
Bloodroot - a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Riggs, Cynthia, author.

Bloodroot - a Martha's Vineyard mystery

"It's just another day at the dentist's office for Victoria Trumbull when fellow patient, wealthy Mrs. Wilmington, dies. It's an unfortunate, though seemingly not murderous incident, but the receptionist is hysterical, so one of the dental assistants offers to drive her home. But after making a quick pit stop, he finds her body floating in the harbor. With the police shorthanded due to an upcoming presidential visit, it's up to Victoria to take on the case. As she wrestles with her ex-son-in-law

May 28, 2016
Boar Island by Barr, Nevada, author.

Boar Island

"Anna Pigeon, in her career as a National Park Service Ranger, has had to deal with all manner of crimes and misdemeanors, but cyber-bullying and stalking is a new one. The target is Elizabeth, the adopted teenage daughter of her friend Heath Jarrod. Elizabeth is driven to despair by the disgusting rumors spreading online and bullying texts. Until, one day, Heath finds her daughter Elizabeth in the midst of an unsuccessful suicide attempt. And then she calls in the cavalry--her aunt Gwen and her

May 29, 2016