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The Wages of Desire - A World War II Mystery by Kelly, Stephen

The Wages of Desire - A World War II Mystery

Jun 29, 2016
The St. Lucia Island Club by Monahan, Brent

The St. Lucia Island Club

Jun 29, 2016
The snowfly by Heywood, Joseph.

The snowfly

Jun 29, 2016
The skeleton's knee by Mayor, Archer.

The skeleton's knee

A hermit dies in the hospital of a bullet he received twenty years earlier. At his mountaintop home, a skeleton with a bullet hole and a metal knee is found buried in the yard. On the way to the medical examiner's office, the hearse comes under machine gun fire. A long-hidden crime is obviously very much on someone's mind - someone who would love to destroy what little evidence remains. The serial number on the metal knee takes Joe Gunther to Chicago, where he is snubbed by the big city cops, an

Jun 29, 2016
The sixth idea by Tracy, P. J, author.

The sixth idea

"The Monkeewrench crew returns in a twisty, heart-stopping new thriller"--

Jun 29, 2016
The secret of High Eldersham by Burton, Miles, 1884-1964, author.

The secret of High Eldersham

"Samuel Whitehead, landlord of the Rose and Crown, is a stranger in the lonely East Anglian village of High Eldersham. When the newcomer is stabbed to death in his pub, and Scotland Yard are called to the scene, it seems that the veil dividing High Eldersham from the outside world is about to be lifted. Detective-Inspector Young forms a theory about the case so utterly impossible that merely entertaining the suspicion makes him doubt his own sanity. Surrounded by sinister forces beyond his under

Jun 29, 2016
The second death / A Mystery of Ancient Ireland by Tremayne, Peter, author.

The second death / A Mystery of Ancient Ireland

"Ireland, A.D. 671. It is the beginning of the summer season and the Kingdom of Muman is preparing to celebrate the Great Fair of Cashel. It is an extravagant nine days of contests, food, and endless entertainment. Circumstances have led Fidelma and Eadulf far and wide across the kingdom, and they have been absent from the Great Fair for many years. But, for once they haven't been called away from Cashel, and are eager to enjoy the festivities - that is, until the last wagon in a group traveling

Jun 29, 2016
The pot thief who studied Pythagoras by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Pythagoras

Hubie Schuze must solve the case of a $25,000 pot theft-or he could be in deep trouble A dealer of ancient Native American pottery, Hubert Schuze has spent years combing the public lands of New Mexico, digging for artwork that would otherwise remain buried. According to the US government, Hubie is a thief-but no act of Congress could stop him from doing what he loves. For decades, Hubie has worn the title of pot thief proudly. Outright burglary, though, is another story. But an offer of $25,000

Jun 29, 2016
The Pot Thief Who Studied Ptolemy by Orenduff, J. Michael

The Pot Thief Who Studied Ptolemy

Jun 24, 2016
The pot thief who studied Escoffier by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Escoffier

The pot thief discovers that archaeology is not nearly as cutthroat as the restaurant business A treasure hunter, pottery dealer, and occasional manufacturer of imitation American Indian artifacts, Albuquerque's Hubie Schuze knows quite a bit about throwing clay. But ancient Native American pottery is not really intended for dining, so he is puzzled when a restaurateur comes to him asking for dinner plates. The job sounds boring, but the fee does not: $25,000 for one hundred plates for a new Aus

Jun 29, 2016
The Pot Thief Who Studied Einstein by Orenduff, J. Michael

The Pot Thief Who Studied Einstein

Jun 24, 2016
The pot thief who studied D.H. Lawrence by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied D.H. Lawrence

To secure a fortune in rare ceramics, Hubie must steal from a dead author Eighty years ago, D.H. Lawrence moved to Taos to make a home for himself in the mountains of New Mexico. To welcome the famed writer, his neighbor brought over a stew and left the container as a gift. But this was no Tupperware-it was a handcrafted pot made in the ancient tradition by one of the finest craftswomen of her generation. Decades later, the neighbor's great-grandson wants it back, and there is no one in New Mexi

Jun 29, 2016
The pot thief who studied Billy the Kid by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Billy the Kid

Trapped in a cave dwelling, Hubie stumbles upon a not-so-ancient mystery Although his work is technically illegal, Hubie Schuze has no qualms with digging up ancient Native American artifacts. The government calls him a thief, but Hubie thinks of himself as a treasure hunter-and his latest quest could be his last. After lowering himself into a cave in search of Anasazi pottery, Hubie uncovers a long-dead corpse, buried where the Anasazi would never have left a body. As he puzzles over this disco

Jun 29, 2016
The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown by Khan, Vaseem

The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown

Jun 29, 2016
The Paris librarian - a Hugo Marston novel by Pryor, Mark, 1967- author.

The Paris librarian - a Hugo Marston novel

"Hugo Marston investigates the death of a friend at the American Library in Paris and discovers a mystery dating back to World War II"--

Jun 29, 2016
The ninja's daughter - a Hiro Hattori novel by Spann, Susan, author.

The ninja's daughter - a Hiro Hattori novel

"Autumn, 1565: When an actor's daughter is murdered on the banks of Kyoto's Kamo River, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo are the victim's only hope for justice. As political tensions rise in the wake of the shogun's recent death, and rival warlords threaten war, the Kyoto police forbid an investigation of the killing, to keep the peace--but Hiro has a personal connection to the girl, and must avenge her. The secret investigation leads Hiro and Father Mateo deep into

Jun 29, 2016
The Night Bell by Wolfe, Inger Ash

The Night Bell

Jun 29, 2016
The madness of Mercury - a zodiac mystery by Di Marco, Connie, 1945- author.

The madness of Mercury - a zodiac mystery

Jun 29, 2016
The ides of June by Rowe, Rosemary, 1942-

The ides of June

This is a compelling new mystery for Libertus, set against the backdrop of the Roman Empire in turmoil ... An astonishing new order has usurped power in Rome and the reverberations are reaching even to Glevum, where the legion is preparing to depart. Libertus' wealthy patron, until recently one of the most influential men in the Empire, finds himself not only deprived of the privilege and protection he had previously enjoyed, but under actual threat both from the political establishment in Rome

Jun 29, 2016
The girl on the best seller list by Packer, Vin, 1927- author.

The girl on the best seller list

Feeling resentment toward the hypocrites and self-righteous bores that surround her, Gloria Whealdon vents her hatred by writing a best-selling novel that exposes them all. So is it any surprise that someone might want to get even?

Jun 29, 2016