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The Secrets of Wishtide by Saunders, Kate

The Secrets of Wishtide

Jul 31, 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

Jul 31, 2016
The question of the felonious friend - an asperger's mystery by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author.

The question of the felonious friend - an asperger's mystery

Jul 31, 2016
The pot thief who studied Ptolemy - a pot thief mystery by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Ptolemy - a pot thief mystery

Pot thief Hubie Schuze is back, and this time his larceny is for a good cause. He wants to recover sacred relics lifted from San Roque, a mysterious pueblo that is closed to outsiders. Usually Hubie finds his pottery a few feet underground-but these artifacts are one hundred fifty feet above the New Mexico soil, on the top floor of the Rio Grande Lofts. Hubie will need all his deductive skills to craft the perfect plan-which is thwarted when he encounters the beautiful Stella. And then he is arr

Jul 31, 2016
The pot thief who studied Einstein - a pot thief mystery by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Einstein - a pot thief mystery

Maybe it was the chance to make an easy $2,500. Or maybe it was the opportunity to examine a treasure trove of Anasazi pots-or maybe it was just a slow day at the antiques shop that convinced Hubie Schuze to agree to a strange proposition. A reclusive collector wants a confidential appraisal, with one catch: Hubie must be blindfolded and driven to an unknown location by a chauffeur. Sure, it's an odd setup, but what could possibly go wrong? Hubie's nonchalance fades fast when he finds three repl

Jul 31, 2016
The old blue line - a Joanna Brady novella by Jance, Judith A, author.

The old blue line - a Joanna Brady novella

After being cleaned out by his ex-wife seven years earlier, Butch runs a bar in Peoria, Arizona, but when his ex turns up dead and he is the prime suspect, a group of former law enforcers try to help him prove his innocence.

Jul 31, 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 t

Jul 31, 2016
The Murder of a Queen Bee by Lester, Meera

The Murder of a Queen Bee

Jul 31, 2016
The Missing Chapter by Goldsborough, Robert

The Missing Chapter

Jul 31, 2016
The Methods of Sergeant Cluff - A British Library Crime Classic by North, Gil

The Methods of Sergeant Cluff - A British Library Crime Classic

Jul 31, 2016
The Last Coincidence by Goldsborough, Robert

The Last Coincidence

Jul 31, 2016
The kept woman by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author.

The kept woman

Georgia detective Will Trent and medical examiner Sara Linton look into the murder of an ex-cop whose body was found at an abandoned construction site, an investigation that uncovers links to Will's troubled past.

Jul 31, 2016
The innocents by Atkins, Ace, author.

The innocents

"She was just seventeen, a high school dropout named Milly Jones, found walking down the middle of the highway, engulfed in flames. Even in a tough Mississippi county like Tibbehah, it shatters the community, and it is up to Sheriff Quinn Colson, back on the job after a year away, and his deputy Lillie Virgil, to investigate what happened and why. Before long, however, accusations start to fly, national media and federal authorities descend, and what seemed like a senseless act of violence begin

Jul 31, 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 settin

Jul 31, 2016
The graveyard of the Hesperides by Davis, Lindsey, author.

The graveyard of the Hesperides

"In first century Rome, Flavia Albia, the daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, has taken up her father's former profession as an informer. On a typical day, it's small cases cheating spouses, employees dipping into the till but this isn't a typical day. Her beloved, the plebeian Manlius Faustus, has recently moved in and decided that they should get married in a big, showy ceremony as part of beginning a proper domestic life together. Also, his contracting firm has been renovating a rundown dive bar

Jul 31, 2016
The Fourth Figure by Aspe, Pieter

The Fourth Figure

Jul 31, 2016
The English boys - a mystery by Thomas, Julia, 1959- author.

The English boys - a mystery

Daniel Richardson and his best friend, Hugh Ashley-Hunt, both rising British actors, are in love with the same woman, the free-spirited Tamsyn Burke. Reluctantly, Daniel steps aside when Tamsyn decides to marry Hugh. Shortly before the wedding, however, she's murdered, and suspicion falls on the family, friends, and associates present.

Jul 31, 2016
The emerald lie by Bruen, Ken, author.

The emerald lie

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.

Jul 30, 2016
The diva serves high tea by Davis, Krista, author.

The diva serves high tea

Jul 31, 2016
The diva digs up the dirt by Davis, Krista.

The diva digs up the dirt

"Determined not to be a garden-variety diva, Sophie Winston's neighbor, Natasha, cultivates a plan to shine on television-using Sophie's backyard. As the cast and crew of the makeover show Tear It Up With Troy bulldoze through her backyard-and vacation-Sophie retreats to her perennial boyfriend Wolf's to replace a dead rose bush. But her tender deed goes awry when she digs up a purse belonging to Wolf's missing wife. As speculations sprout, Wolf bolts, and then a body crops up in a garden. Is Wo

Jul 31, 2016