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The Soul of Discretion - A Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler Mystery by Hill, Susan

The Soul of Discretion - A Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler Mystery

Dec 24, 2014
The skeleton road by McDermid, Val, author.

The skeleton road

"In the center of historic Edinburgh, builders are preparing to convert a disused Victorian Gothic building into luxury flats. They are understandably surprised to find skeletal remains hidden in a high pinnacle that hasn't been touched by maintenance for years. But who do the bones belong to, and how did they get there? Could the eccentric British pastime of free climbing the outside of buildings play a role? Enter cold case detective Karen Pirie, who gets to work trying to establish the corpse

Dec 24, 2014
The Sirena Quest by Kahn, Michael A.

The Sirena Quest

Dec 24, 2014
The sins of the fathers - the first Matthew Scudder novel by Block, Lawrence.

The sins of the fathers - the first Matthew Scudder novel

Dec 24, 2014
The puppeteer by Williams, Timothy, author.

The puppeteer

"Northern Italy, 1982: Inspector Piero Trotti is breakfasting at a cafe when gunmen drive up and shoot the man sitting at the next table. Was Trotti their actual target? He can't be sure. The case falls under the jurisdiction of the local Carabinieri and their detective branch, the Nucleo Investigativo, but Trotti decides to make his own inquiries. The Puppeteer is the follow-up to CWA Dagger-winner Timothy Williams's dazzling crime fiction debut, Converging Parallels. This tautly written novel

Dec 24, 2014
The plot against hip hop - a novel by George, Nelson.

The plot against hip hop - a novel

In a novel set in the hip hop world, bodyguard and security expert D Hunter reluctantly investigates the murder of his mentor, respected music critic Dwayne Robinson, whose killing has been dismissed by the NYPD as a gang initiation.

Dec 24, 2014
The Lost Treasures of R&B by George, Nelson

The Lost Treasures of R&B

Dec 24, 2014
The Long and Faraway Gone by Berney, Lou

The Long and Faraway Gone

Dec 24, 2014
The last coyote by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.

The last coyote

Harry attacked his commanding officer and is suspended indefinitely, pending a psychiatric evaluation. At first he resists the LAPD shrink, but finally recognizes that something is troubling him and has for a long time. In 1961, when Harry was twelve, his mother, a prostitute, was brutally murdered, and no one has ever been accused of the crime. With the spare time a suspension brings, Harry opens up the thirty-year-old file on the case and is irresistibly drawn into a past he has always avoided

Dec 24, 2014
The Kings of London by Shaw, William

The Kings of London

Dec 24, 2014
The iris fan by Rowland, Laura Joh, author.

The iris fan

"Amid the ever-treacherous intrigue in the court, Sano Ichiro¯ has been demoted from chamberlain to a lowly patrol guard. His relationship with his wife Reiko is in tatters, and a bizarre new alliance between his two enemies Yanagisawa and Ienobu has left him bewildered and wary. Yet Sano's dedication to the way of the warrior--the samurai code of honor--is undiminished. Then a harrowing, almost inconceivable crime takes place"--

Dec 24, 2014
The ice queen - a novel by Neuhaus, Nele.

The ice queen - a novel

Dec 24, 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 24, 2014
The Hangman's Song by Oswald, James

The Hangman's Song

Dec 24, 2014
The Grimswell curse by Siciliano, Sam, 1947- author.

The Grimswell curse

Dec 20, 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 24, 2014
The forgotten girls by Blædel, Sara.

The forgotten girls

Dec 24, 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 24, 2014
The Fateful Day by Rowe, Rosemary

The Fateful Day

Dec 24, 2014
The devil's promise by Davies, David Stuart, 1946- author.

The devil's promise

Dec 24, 2014