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Whisker of trouble by Ryan, Sofie, 1958- author.

Whisker of trouble

"Sarah is turning her keen eye to the estate of collector Edison Hall, hoping for fabulous finds for Second Chance...but when her rescue cat, Elvis, discovers a body in the kitchen, everything goes paws up. The body belongs to an appraiser who had been hired to check out Edison's wine collection. When Edison's sister shows up at Second Chance, she hires Sarah's friends...the kooky and charismatic trio of ladies who call themselves Charlotte's Angels and work out of the shop...to solve the murde

Feb 9, 2016
Where it hurts by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-

Where it hurts

Gus Murphy thought he had the world all figured out. A retired Suffolk County cop, Gus had everything a man could want: a great marriage, two kids, a nice house, and the rest of his life ahead of him. But when tragedy strikes, his life is thrown into complete disarray. A gritty, atmospheric new series about the other side of Long Island, far from the wealth of the Hamptons, where real people live - and die.

Feb 9, 2016
Tundra kill - a novel by Jones, Stan, 1947- author.

Tundra kill - a novel

"Nathan Active, top cop in a stretch of Alaskan tundra larger than fifteen of the United States, must figure out what connects Alaska's gorgeous female governor to a dog musher run down and killed by a snowmobile. Nathan's career is on the line as he's plunged into the bizarre family dynamics and outsize political ambitions of the most dangerous woman he ever met." --

Feb 9, 2016
Tumbled Graves by Chapman, Brenda

Tumbled Graves

Feb 9, 2016
Treachery at Lancaster Gate / A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel by Perry, Anne, author.

Treachery at Lancaster Gate / A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

Investigating an explosion in the heart of London that suspiciously coincided with a secret police raid, Commander Thomas Pitt finds evidence of a targeted murder and follows leads to the drawing rooms of the city's elite.

Feb 9, 2016
Trade secrets by Wishart, David, 1952- author.

Trade secrets

May, AD 41. The emperor Claudius has acceded to the throne, and the citizens of Rome look forward to an era of peace and stability. Not so Marcus Corvinus however, who finds himself embroiled in not one but two investigations. A friend of his wife has asked him to look into the murder of her brother, found stabbed to death at the Shrine of Melobosis. A wily businessman and notorious womaniser, no one seems to have a good word to say about Gaius Tullius, not even his less-than-grieving widow. But

Feb 4, 2016
Town in a cinnamon toast by Haywood, B. B., author

Town in a cinnamon toast

The much-anticipated wedding of local resident Maggie Tremont and popular baker Herr Georg Wolfsburger has stirred up the usually quiet coastal town of Cape Willington. To make sure the wedding of the year goes off without a hitch, the participants gather at a pre-wedding dinner -- everyone, that is except the best man ... from the publisher.

Feb 9, 2016
To helvetica and back by Shelton, Paige, author.

To helvetica and back

"Star City is known for its slopes and its powder. But nestled in the valley of this ski resort town is a side street full of shops that specialize in the simple charms of earlier eras. One of those shops is the Rescued Word, where Chester Henry and his adult granddaughter Clare lovingly repair old typewriters and restore old books. When a stranger to town demands they turn over an antique Underwood typewriter they're repairing for a customer, Clare fears "she" may need to be rescued. A call to

Feb 3, 2016
Thicker than water by Spencer, Sally, author.

Thicker than water

DCI Monika Paniatowski investigates a case that could be the making - or, more likely, breaking - of her career DCI Monika Paniatowski has only been back from maternity leave for three days when she is called in to investigate a nightmare of a case. Not only is the murder victim a mother of three small children, but her husband is a wealthy politician. Monika knows that if she can't make a quick arrest her career is on the line. It's lucky, then, that within minutes of meeting Councillor Danbury

Feb 4, 2016
The Waters of Eternal Youth by Leon, Donna

The Waters of Eternal Youth

Feb 6, 2016
The steel kiss by Deaver, Jeffery, author.

The steel kiss

" New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver returns with his next blockbuster thriller featuring forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme. Amelia Sachs is hot on the trail of a killer. She's chasing him through a department store in Brooklyn when an escalator malfunctions. The stairs give way, with one man horribly mangled by the gears. Sachs is forced to let her quarry escape as she jumps in to try to help save the victim. She and famed forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme soon learn, however, t

Feb 6, 2016
The sleeping doll by Deaver, Jeffery, author

The sleeping doll

Special agent Kathryn Dance and her partners at the California Bureau of Investigation hunt down escaped killer Daniel Pell, a self-styled Charles Manson. Pell is a master of control, who mesmerizes, seduces, and exploits people for his own murderous ends.

Feb 9, 2016
The shut eye by Bauer, Belinda, 1962- author.

The shut eye

Five footprints are the only sign that Daniel Buck was ever here. And now they are all his mother has left. Every day, Anna Buck guards the little prints in the cement. Polishing them to a shine. Keeping them safe. Spiralling towards insanity. When a psychic offers hope, Anna grasps it. Who wouldn't? Maybe he can tell her what happened to her son... But is this man what he claims to be? Is he a visionary? A shut eye? Or a cruel fake, preying on the vulnerable? Or is he something far, far worse?

Feb 9, 2016
The scent of almonds - & other stories by Läckberg, Camilla, 1974- author.

The scent of almonds - & other stories

Four unmissable stories set in a Swedish fishing village. A snowstorm traps a family in a hotel on a tiny island off the coast, and then a body is discovered in the library. -- Marianne is serving up a dangerous concoction at the Widows' Cafe. -- Two sisters witness a murder in a fashion boutique. -- Malin is trapped on a boat with a man she is beginning to fear ...

Feb 9, 2016
The rose in the wheel by Rizzolo, S. K.

The rose in the wheel

Constance Tyrone, the conspicuously celibate founder of the St. Catherine Society, dedicated to helping poor women, is run over by a carriage one wet November evening in 1811 London. Curiously, while one of her feet is bare, the other is shod in a clean satin slipper, despite the muddy road. Why was a gentlewoman abroad in the night? And if she died under the wheel, who bruised her neck and stole her monogrammed curcifix?

Feb 9, 2016
The pot thief who studied Georgia O'Keeffe by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944- author.

The pot thief who studied Georgia O'Keeffe

"A dealer in traditional Native American pottery, Hubie Schuze scours New Mexico in search of ancient treasures. The Bureau of Land Management calls him a criminal, but Hubie knows that the real injustice would be to leave the legacies of prehistoric craftspeople buried in the dirt. In all his travels across the state, there is one place that Hubie hasn’t been able to access: Trinity Site at the White Sands Missile Range, where the first atomic bomb was detonated. Deep within the range are ruins

Feb 9, 2016
The plague of thieves affair by Muller, Marcia, author.

The plague of thieves affair

"Sabina Carpenter and John Quinncannon are no stranger to mysteries. In the five years since they opened Carpenter and Quinncannon, Professional Detective Services, they have solved dozens, but one mystery has eluded even them: Sherlock Holmes or, rather, the madman claiming his identity, who keeps showing up with a frustrating (though admittedly useful) knack for solving difficult cases. Roland W. Fairchild, recently arrived from Chicago, claims Holmes is his first cousin, Charles P. Fairchild

Feb 9, 2016
The perfectly proper paranormal museum by Weiss, Kirsten, 1968- author.

The perfectly proper paranormal museum

Feb 9, 2016
The Other Side of Silence by Kerr, Philip

The Other Side of Silence

Feb 9, 2016
The Ninth Life by Simon, Clea

The Ninth Life

Feb 9, 2016