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The Idol of Mombasa by Alfieri, Annamaria The Idol of Mombasa

Sep 25, 2016
The homeplace - a mystery by Wolf, Kevin, 1951- author. The homeplace - a mystery

"'Culled from the rarefied air of James Lee Burke, Greg Iles, and John Hart, Kevin Wolf has fashioned a painstakingly perfect tale of murder, angst, and the enduring power of the human spirit. If the late, great Pat Conroy had ever decided to write a mystery, this would be it.' -- Jon Land. 'Kevin Wolfs debut novel, The Homeplace, succeeds in every way. He has crafted a gripping, fast-paced narrative with beautifully drawn characters in an authentic and interesting small-town Colorado setting. N

Sep 29, 2016
The fourth figure - a Pieter Van in mystery by Aspe, Pieter, 1953- author. The fourth figure - a Pieter Van in mystery

"Commissioner Pieter Van In must find the link between members of a satanic conspiracy and a young woman's death. A young woman is found dead in the canal outside her Bruges apartment building. But what seems like a clear-cut suicide evolves into something much more complex when Commissioner Pieter Van In uncovers the girl's involvement in a satanic sect. Who is the mysterious Venex, and why does he inspire such devotion from his disciples? Complicating the investigation further, Van In's boss a

Sep 29, 2016
The emerald lie - a Jack Taylor novel by Bruen, Ken, author. The emerald lie - a Jack Taylor novel

"Vigilante antihero Jack Taylor, along with his lethal new sidekick Emily and a troublesomely lovable pup named Storm, take on a serial killer with a singular fixation: bad grammar."--

Sep 29, 2016
The chocolate bunny brouhaha by Carl, JoAnna, author. The chocolate bunny brouhaha

"From the national bestselling author of The Chocolate Falcon Fraud comes an Easter-candy caper featuring chocolatiers Lee Woodyard and her aunt Nettie, and a killer who's hopping mad... The approach of Easter means a rush of business at TenHuis Chocolade, and Lee and her aunt Nettie need all the help they can get to make their famous chocolate bunnies and eggs. Unfortunately, new hire Bunny Birdsong is a klutzy basket case, dropping everything she picks up. But to Lee's surprise, she's a wiz wi

Sep 29, 2016
The champagne conspiracy - a wine country mystery by Crosby, Ellen, 1953- author. The champagne conspiracy - a wine country mystery

"Winter has come to the Montgomery Estate Vineyard in Atoka, Virginia. Lucie Montgomery and winemaker Quinn Santori have decided to make champagne, a first for the vineyard. But then Gino Tomassi, Quinn's uncle, turns up on their doorstep one afternoon, demanding help in solving the mystery of what happened to Zara Tomassi, the first wife of his grandfather, who died in a San Francisco hotel in 1923 under suspicious circumstances. And it seems there's no coincidence that her death came the day a

Sep 29, 2016
The Bone Collection - Four Novellas by Reichs, Kathy The Bone Collection - Four Novellas

Sep 29, 2016
The Babe Ruth deception by Stewart, David O, author. The Babe Ruth deception

When his 1918 World Series win for the Boston Red Sox is called into question, Babe Ruth turns to Speed Cook, a promoter of Negro baseball who is familiar with the dirty underside of the sport, for help, while Cook's son, a bootlegger, gets involved in an interracial relationship that is as dangerous as a public scandal.

Sep 29, 2016
The Ashtabula hat trick by Roberts, Les, 1937- author. The Ashtabula hat trick

Sep 29, 2016
Sun, sand, murder by Keyse-Walker, John, author. Sun, sand, murder

"As a Special Constable, Teddy Creque is the only police presence on the remote, sun-drenched island of Anegada, nestled in the heart of the British Virgin Islands. In all his years on the job, Teddy has never considered the possibility that he might have to address an actual crime on his peaceful island. That is, until he receives a hysterical call about a dead man on the beach. Indeed, Teddy is shocked to discover Paul Kelliher, a biologist who traveled to the island every summer for research,

Sep 29, 2016
Strange gods - a mystery by Alfieri, Annamaria, author. Strange gods - a mystery

"In early 20th century British East Africa, there are rules for the British and different ones for the Africans. Vera McIntosh, the daughter of Scottish missionaries, doesn't feel she belongs to either group; having grown up in Africa, she is not interested in being the well-bred Scottish woman her mother would like her to be. More than anything she dreams of seeing again the handsome police officer she's danced with. But more grisly circumstances bring Justin Tolliver to her family's home. The

Sep 29, 2016
Storm Rising by Schofield, Douglas Storm Rising

Sep 29, 2016
Stone coffin - a mystery by Eriksson, Kjell, 1953- author. Stone coffin - a mystery

"Shortlisted for the Prize for Best Swedish Crime Novel. On a sunny morning in June, a young woman and her six-year old daughter are run over by a car on the road to Uppsala. Both are killed immediately. Is it an accident, or did someone kill them on purpose? The same morning the husband of the deceased young woman disappears. During the police investigation, it turns out that the husband had recently bought a property in the Dominican Republic, something that nobody knew about. A few days later

Sep 29, 2016
Stalking ground by Mizushima, Margaret, author. Stalking ground

When Deputy Ken Brody's sweetheart goes missing in the mountains outside Timber Creek, Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo are called to search. But it's mid-October and a dark snow storm is brewing over the high country. And they're already too late. By the time they find her body, the storm has broken and the snow is coming down hard. While Brody hikes down to bring back the forensics team and veterinarian Cole Walker gathers supplies to protect them from the storm, Mattie and Robo find thems

Sep 29, 2016
Speaking of murder - A Milan Jacovich mystery by Roberts, Les, author. Speaking of murder - A Milan Jacovich mystery

When a celebrity-packed motivational event turns deadly, Cleveland private eye Milan Jacovich (MY-lan YOCK-ovitch) finds himself caught up in the mess. Milan and his associate Kevin "K.O." O'Bannion are hired as extra security for several high-profile inspirational speakers at a convention in downtown Cleveland, where they get off to a rocky start. Each special guest seems more unpleasant than the last--particularly Tommy Triller, the main draw for the weekend, with an ego to match his bank acco

Sep 29, 2016
Skin and bone - a mystery by Blake, Robin, 1948- author. Skin and bone - a mystery

"It's 1743, and the tanners of Preston are a pariah community, plying their unwholesome trade beside a stretch of riverside marsh where many Prestonians by ancient right graze their livestock. When the body of a newborn child is found in one of their tanning pits, Cragg's inquiry falls foul of a cabal of merchants dead set on modernizing the town's economy and regarding the despised tanners--and Cragg's apparent championship of them--as obstacles to their plan. The murder of a baby is just the e

Sep 29, 2016
Shoot 'em up by Mack, Janey, author. Shoot 'em up

Sep 29, 2016
Seeds of Deception by Connolly, Sheila Seeds of Deception

Sep 29, 2016
Savage run by Box, C. J. Savage run

Sep 29, 2016
Salem's cipher by Lourey, Jess, 1970- author. Salem's cipher

Sep 29, 2016