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The lady in the lake ; The little sister ; The long goodbye ; Playback by Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959.

The lady in the lake ; The little sister ; The long goodbye ; Playback

Nov 25, 2015
The Lady Agnès mystery. Volume 1 by Japp, Andrea H., 1957- author.

The Lady Agnès mystery. Volume 1

Nov 25, 2015
The humbug murders by Oliver, L. J., author.

The humbug murders

Nov 25, 2015
The fruitcake murders by Collins, Ace.

The fruitcake murders

Fruitcakes never die...but people do!

Nov 25, 2015
The detective's daughter by Thomson, Lesley, 1958- author.

The detective's daughter

Kate Rokesmith's decision to go to the river changed the lives of many. Her murder shocked the nation. Her husband, never charged, moved abroad under a cloud of suspicion. Her son, just four years old, grew up in a loveless boarding school. And Detective Inspector Darnell, vowing to leave no stone unturned in the search for her killer, began to lose his only daughter. The young Stella Darnell grew to resent the dead Kate Rokesmith. Her dad had never vowed to leave no stone unturned for her. Now,

Nov 25, 2015
The crossing - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.

The crossing - a novel

"Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half-brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his help. The murder rap against his client seems ironclad, but Mickey is sure it's a setup. Though it goes against all his instincts, Bosch takes the case. With the secret help of his former LAPD partner Lucia Soto, he turns the investigation inside the police department. But as Bosch gets closer to discovering the truth, he makes himself a target"--

Nov 25, 2015
The circle by Minier, Bernard, author.

The circle

"They find the boy by the swimming pool, dolls floating on its surface. Inside the house, his teacher lies dead. But he claims to remember nothing. June 2010. In the middle of a World Cup match, Martin Servaz receives a call from a long-lost lover. A few miles away in the town of Marsac, Classics professor Claire Diemar has been brutally murdered. As if that weren't disturbing enough, Servaz receives a cryptic e-mail indicating that Julian Hirtmann, the most twisted of all serial killers, is bac

Nov 25, 2015
The chocolate falcon fraud - a chocoholic mystery by Carl, JoAnna, author.

The chocolate falcon fraud - a chocoholic mystery

"The Warner Pier tourism board is kicking off its Tough Guys and Private Eyes film festival with The Maltese Falcon, and Lee Woodyard and her Aunt Nettie are preparing a delicious chocolate noir tie-in at TenHuis Chocolade. What Lee isn't prepared for is a face from the past: Jeff Godfrey, her former stepson...Then Jeff goes missing, the Falcon theme is haunting everyone, and a body falls at Lee's feet when she opens the front door just like in the movie."--

Nov 25, 2015
The bottom of your heart - inferno for commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

The bottom of your heart - inferno for commissario Ricciardi

"In the middle of a summer heat wave, as Naples prepares for one of its most important holy days, a renowned surgeon falls to his death from the window of his office. For Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione it is the beginning of an investigation that will bring them into contact with the most torrid, conflicting and enduring of human passions. In the world Ricciardi and Maione are about to enter, infidelity appears inextricable from the most joyful expressions of love, and, this interdep

Nov 25, 2015
The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories by

The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories

Nov 25, 2015
Target in the night by Piglia, Ricardo

Target in the night

Nov 25, 2015
Stillwater by Lenhardt, Melissa, author.


"Former FBI agent Jack McBride took the job as Chief of Police for Stillwater, Texas, to start a new life with his teenage son, Ethan, away from the suspicions that surrounded his wife's disappearance a year earlier. With a low crime rate and a five-man police force, he expected it to be a nice, easy gig; hot checks, traffic violations, some drugs, occasional domestic disturbances, and petty theft. Instead, within a week he is investigating a staged murder-suicide, uncovering a decades old skele

Nov 25, 2015
Silent nights - Christmas mysteries by

Silent nights - Christmas mysteries

Nov 25, 2015
Sherlock Holmes - the thinking engine by Lovegrove, James, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the thinking engine

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Nov 25, 2015
Sherlock Holmes - the stuff of nightmares by Lovegrove, James, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the stuff of nightmares

Overview: It's the autumn of 1890, and a spate of bombings has hit London. The newspapers are full of fevered speculation about anarchists, anti-monarchists and Fenians. But one man suspects an even more sinister hand behind the violence. Sherlock Holmes believes Professor Moriarty is orchestrating a nationwide campaign of terror, but to what end? At the same time, a bizarrely garbed figure has been spotted on the rooftops and in the grimy back alleys of the capital. He moves with the extraor

Nov 25, 2015
Second skin by Wiley, Michael, 1961- author.

Second skin

This is an intriguing mystery featuring homicide detective Daniel Turner in the second of this atmospheric crime noir series, following Blue Avenue. When one of her students is found dead, English teacher Lillian Turner and her husband, Navy war veteran Johnny Wester, are drawn into the investigation. Having made a macabre discovery which throws a disturbing new light on the case, Johnny and Lillian find themselves involved in something darker and more dangerous than they could have imagined. Wi

Nov 25, 2015
Rest ye murdered gentlemen by Delany, Vicki, 1951- author.

Rest ye murdered gentlemen

As the owner of Mrs. Claus's Treasures, Merry Wilkinson knows how to decorate homes for the holidays. That's why she thinks her float in the semi-annual Santa Claus parade is a shoe-in for best in show. But when the tractor pulling Merry's float is sabotaged, she has to face facts: there's a Scrooge in Christmas Town. Merry isn't ready to point fingers, especially with a journalist in town writing a puff piece about Rudolph's Christmas spirit. But when she stumbles upon the reporter's body on a

Nov 25, 2015
Recipes for love and murder by Andrew, Sally, author.

Recipes for love and murder

"A bright new talent makes her fiction debut with this first novel in a delicious crime series set in rural South Africa: a flavorful blend of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and Goldy Schulz, full of humor, romance, and recipes, and featuring a charming cast of characters. Tannie Maria ("tannie" meaning auntie, the respectful Afrikaans address for a woman older than you) is a middle-aged widow who likes to cook and eat. She shares her culinary love through her work as a recipe columnist for

Nov 25, 2015
Plot boiler by Brandon, Ali, author.

Plot boiler

All the local shop owners are thrilled when Darla Pettistone throws a block party, except for the proprietor of Perky's Coffee Shop who thinks Darla is trying to steal his customers. When Hamlet finds his wife dead, Darla and her cat investigate.

Nov 25, 2015
Olive and let die by Hardy, Susannah.

Olive and let die

Between her soon-to-be ex-husband Spiro coming out of the closet and her budding romance with Captain Jack Conway, Georgie's life is beginning to feel like a soap opera. And that's before a surprise visit from her estranged mother Shirley, better known as soap star Melanie Ashley. But the dramatic family reunion takes a chilling turn when another long-lost relative turns up dead. Just outside Spiro's new restaurant, Georgie and Melanie find the body of Doreen Webbera cousin Georgie never knew sh

Nov 25, 2015