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The silence of the lambs by Harris, Thomas, 1940-

The silence of the lambs

FBI trainee Clarise Starling is assigned to interview a brilliant, imprisoned psychopathic killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. She needs him to bring in a psychotic serial killer.

Jul 22, 2014
The Second Deadly Sin by Larsson, Asa/ Thompson, Laurie (TRN)

The Second Deadly Sin

Jul 17, 2014
The sea-grape tree - a novel by Royes, Gillian, 1947-

The sea-grape tree - a novel

"In the third book of The Shad Series, locals and visitors get caught up in a complicated love triangle while class divisions complicate Shadrack Myers' goal to gain status in Largo Bay, creating a perfect storm of problems for the Jamaican village's intrepid bartender to solve"--

Jul 22, 2014
The Scottish play murder by Rutherford, Anne.

The Scottish play murder

Jul 22, 2014
The scent of death by Rowlands, Betty, author.

The scent of death

Lance Rainbird isn't one for social chit-chat, so when he fails to turn up for the evening programme of music after dinner at Justin Freeman's annual musical weekend at Dallington Manor Hotel, it invites remark but no real concern. It's a lovely evening, perhaps he stepped out for some air. But the truth of the matter is rather more serious: Lance is found in the lake, drowned. Constable Sukey Reynolds and her colleague Detective Sergeant Vicky Armstrong are part of the police investigation, a

Jul 22, 2014
The Scent of Death by Rowlands, Betty

The Scent of Death

Jul 16, 2014
The rest is silence - a Billy Boyle World War II mystery by Benn, James R.

The rest is silence - a Billy Boyle World War II mystery

Jul 22, 2014
The reckoning - a novel by Airth, Rennie, 1935-

The reckoning - a novel

"The Second World War has ended, leaving a bruised and fragile peace. But this tranquillity is threatened when a shocking murder takes place in the Sussex countryside. Before long, police experts discover a link to another, earlier, killing hundreds of miles away ...While Scotland Yard detective Billy Styles struggles to find a link between these two murders, a strange twist of fate brings former Detective Inspector John Madden into the investigations. As the victim count rises it becomes clear

Jul 17, 2014
The quiet woman by Faherty, Terence.

The quiet woman

Jul 22, 2014
The paramour's daughter - a Maggie MacGowen mystery by Hornsby, Wendy.

The paramour's daughter - a Maggie MacGowen mystery

Filmmaker Maggie MacGowen discovers that she was adopted and that her birth mother has left her relatives in France and a tangled inheritance.

Jul 22, 2014
The opening night murder by Rutherford, Anne.

The opening night murder

Hoping for a fresh start on the eve of the Restoration Period in 1660 England, Suzanne Thornton reopens the Globe Theater only to find the murdered body of a patron on opening night, a situation that makes Suzanne the target of a killer.

Jul 22, 2014
The night searchers by Muller, Marcia.

The night searchers

When she is hired to investigate devil worshippers performing human sacrifices in San Francisco, private detective Sharon McCone discovers what her clients are really up to and goes undercover to find the truth.

Jul 22, 2014
The Monogram Murders - The New Hercule Poirot Mystery by Hannah, Sophie/ Christie, Agatha (CRT)

The Monogram Murders - The New Hercule Poirot Mystery

Jul 22, 2014
The Minotaur's Head - An Inspector Mock Investigation by Krajewski, Marek/ Stok, Danusia (TRN)

The Minotaur's Head - An Inspector Mock Investigation

Jul 22, 2014
The lost abbot - the nineteenth chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

The lost abbot - the nineteenth chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew

Matthew Bartholomew doesn't want to travel to Peterborough in the summer of 1358, but his friendship with the lovely Julitta Holm has caused a scandal in Cambridge, so he has no choice. He is one of a party of Bishop's Commissioners, charged to discover what happened to Peterborough's abbot, who went for a ride one day and has not been seen since. A feisty rabble-rouser is encouraging the poor to rise up against their overlords, the abbey is at war with a powerful goldsmith and his army of merce

Jul 17, 2014
The long way home - a Chief Inspector Gamache novel by Penny, Louise.

The long way home - a Chief Inspector Gamache novel

Enjoying a peaceful retirement, former Quebec homicide detective Armand Gamache reluctantly agrees to help a neighbor search for her missing estranged husband and teams up with two former colleagues on a search that reveals the workings of a damaged mind.

Jul 22, 2014
The Lazarus Curse by Harris, Tessa

The Lazarus Curse

Jul 22, 2014
The late scholar - the new Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane mystery by Paton Walsh, Jill, 1937-

The late scholar - the new Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane mystery

Jul 18, 2014
The last heir - a Jack MacTaggart mystery by Greaves, Chuck.

The last heir - a Jack MacTaggart mystery

"Monsieur Giroux is not a happy man. Of course, who could be happy while discussing the death of their son? Without an heir, his Chateau Giroux winery in California will be inherited by another family member, its grapes plowed under to make way for a lucrative real estate deal. Yet Giroux believes that his son may still be alive and hires MacTaggart to investigate. In The Last Heir, the third entry in the Shamus Award-nominated series of Jack MacTaggart legal mysteries, author (and sometimes vig

Jul 20, 2014
The Keeper by Delaney, Luke

The Keeper

Jul 22, 2014