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Wishful seeing by Kellough, Janet, author. Wishful seeing

"A body is discovered on an isolated island in Rice Lake. Saddlebag preacher Thaddeus Lewis is sent on a desperate hunt for the truth when a woman for whom he feels a guilty attraction stands accused of the murder. Meanwhile, railway mania grips the county: everyone expects to get rich off the Cobourg-Peterborough rail line -- some at the expense of others. Aided by his fifteen-year-old granddaughter and a charming but inexperienced lawyer, Thaddeus defends the woman while privately questioning

Sep 22, 2016
Winter's child by Coel, Margaret, 1937- author. Winter's child

"Margaret Coel's New York Times bestselling series continues as Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley discover that a centuries-old mystery is tied to a modern-day crime on the Wind River Reservation ... In the midst of a blizzard, Myra and Eldon Little Shield found an abandoned baby on their doorstep and brought her inside. Five years later, no one has come back to claim the little girl now known as Mary Anne Little Shield. But now that she's old enough to start school, her fos

Sep 26, 2016
Whispers beyond the veil by Estevao, Jessica, author. Whispers beyond the veil

"First in a dazzling new historical mystery series featuring Ruby Proulx, a psychic with a questionable past who suddenly finds her future most uncertain ... Canada, 1898. The only life Ruby Proulx has ever known is that of a nomad, traveling across the country with her snake-oil salesman father. She dreams of taking root somewhere, someday, but, until she can, she makes her way by reading tarot cards. Yet she never imagined her own life would take such a turn ... After one of her father's medic

Sep 26, 2016
Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery by Moose, Ruth, author. Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery

"Beth McKenzie, owner of the Dixie Dew Bed and Breakfast, is enjoying an exciting affair with her new love, Scott. Meanwhile, the town of Littleboro, North Carolina is abuzz with gossip about Crazy Reba's upcoming nuptials. Most brides go crazy at some point, but Littleboro's resident homeless lady has had a head start: she's beloved, indulged, and most of all, eccentric. But at almost 60 or thereabouts her marriage seems a little peculiar. Sure, she's sporting a diamond big enough to choke a ho

Sep 22, 2016
Wall Street noir by Wall Street noir

Anthologies which illuminate the darker side of Wall Street and the financial decision makers and places rarely seen.

Sep 22, 2016
Waking up dead by Williams, Nigel, 1948- author. Waking up dead

"Retired bank manager George Pearmain is, apparently, dead. According to the behavior of everyone around him, it would seem that he is no more. Not only that, but his mother has also passed away too - and on the eve of her 99th year, poor dear. Not only that, it could be that they were both murdered. He feels fine otherwise. As George's family gather for the birthday-celebration-that-never-was, he hovers around the house, watching and listening, entirely unseen. As a result, he makes all

Sep 26, 2016
Unwanted - a murder mystery of the gilded age by Young, Andrew (Historian), author. Unwanted - a murder mystery of the gilded age

On the foggy, cold morning of February 1, 1896, a boy came upon what he thought was a pile of clothes. It was soon discovered to be the headless body of a young woman, brutally butchered and discarded. She was found just across the river from one of the largest cities in the country, Cincinnati, Ohio. Soon the authorities, the newspapers, and the public were obsessed with discovering the girl's identity and finding the killer. Historian Andrew Young re-creates late nineteenth- century America, w

Sep 26, 2016
Unlucky charms by Johnston, Linda O, author. Unlucky charms

Sep 25, 2016
Under the midnight sun by Higashino, Keigo, 1958- author. Under the midnight sun

Sep 26, 2016
Turbo Twenty-Three by Evanovich, Janet Turbo Twenty-Three

Sep 26, 2016
Trophy hunt by Box, C. J. Trophy hunt

Local authorities in Twelve Sleep County, Wyoming, are quick to label a rash of animal mutilations as the work of a grizzly bear, but game warden Joe Pickett suspects that something far more sinister is afoot. And when the bodies of two men are found disfigured in the same way, his worst fears are confirmed: a modern-day jack the Ripper is on the loose - and the killings have just begun.

Sep 26, 2016
Transition to murder- a Bobbi Logan crime novel by James, Renee, author Transition to murder- a Bobbi Logan crime novel

"If he had killed me tonight, he'd be sleeping like a baby in an hour. I should be scared by that thought, but mostly I'm angry. Not stomp-your-foot angry. Get even angry. Put a knife in his gut and turn it angry." A beautiful young transwoman is brutally murdered. The media looks on blindly, the police go through the motions, but the victim's hairdresser goes ballistic. Bobbi Logan is so outraged by these events that she commits two bold and courageous acts: She comes out as a transwoman hersel

Sep 25, 2016
Time to die by Howard, Alex, author. Time to die

Sep 26, 2016
Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd by Bradley, C. Alan, 1938- author. Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd

"From a bucolic English town in the countryside with a quirky cast and a surprisingly lethal underbelly, the beloved amateur detective Flavia de Luce returns in a dazzling mystery from bestselling author Alan Bradley"--

Sep 26, 2016
There Was a Crooked Man by Larsen, K. J. There Was a Crooked Man

Sep 25, 2016
The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Connelly, Michael The Wrong Side of Goodbye

Sep 26, 2016
The white mirror by Hart, Elsa, author. The white mirror

"In the follow-up to Elsa Hart's critically acclaimed debut, Jade Dragon Mountain, Li Du, an imperial librarian and former exile in 18th century China, is now an independent traveler. He is journeying with a trade caravan bound for Lhasa when a detour brings them to a valley hidden between mountain passes. On the icy planks of a wooden bridge, a monk sits in contemplation. Closer inspection reveals that the monk is dead, apparently of a self-inflicted wound. His robes are rent, revealing a stran

Sep 26, 2016
The shattered tree - a Bess Crawford mystery by Todd, Charles, author. The shattered tree - a Bess Crawford mystery

"From New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd comes another captivating mystery featuring WWI battlefield nurse Bess Crawford"--

Sep 26, 2016
The secrets of Wishtide - a Laetitia Rodd mystery by Saunders, Kate, 1960- author. The secrets of Wishtide - a Laetitia Rodd mystery

"Mrs. Laetitia Rodd, aged fifty-two, is the widow of an archdeacon. Living in Hampstead with her confidante and landlady, Mrs. Bentley, who once let rooms to John Keats, Laetitia makes her living as a highly discreet private investigator. Her brother, Frederick Tyson, is a criminal barrister living in the neighboring village of Highgate with his wife and ten children. Frederick finds the cases, and Laetitia solves them using her arch intelligence, her iron discretion, and her immaculate cover as

Sep 26, 2016
The question of the felonious friend - an asperger's mystery by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author. The question of the felonious friend - an asperger's mystery

Sep 26, 2016