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X by Grafton, Sue, author.

X

"Of #1 New York Times-bestselling author Sue Grafton, NPR's Maureen Corrigan said, "Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters." With only two letters left, Grafton's many devoted readers will share that sentiment. X: The number ten. An unknown quantity. A mistake. A cross. A kiss. X: The shortest entry in Webster's Unabridged. Derived from Greek and Latin and commonly found in science, medicine, and religion. The most graphically dramatic letter. Notoriously tricky to pronounce: think xyloph

Sep 1, 2015
Woman with a secret by Hannah, Sophie, 1971- author.

Woman with a secret

A woman desperate to hide a devastating secret in her past is drawn into a murder investigation.

Sep 1, 2015
Vienna by Kirby, William S., 1964-

Vienna

"It started as nothing more than a one-night stand. Justine is an A-list fashion model on a photo shoot in Europe. Adored by half the world, she can have whomever she wants, but she's never met anyone like the strange English girl whose bed she wakes up in one morning. Vienna is an autistic savant, adrift in a world of overwhelming patterns and connections only she can see. Socially awkward and inexperienced, she's never been with anyone before, let alone a glamorous supermodel enmeshed in a web

Sep 1, 2015
Twenty-nine and a Half Reasons by Swank, Denise Grover

Twenty-nine and a Half Reasons

Sep 1, 2015
Twenty-eight and a half wishes by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Twenty-eight and a half wishes

For Rose Gardner, working at the DMV on a Friday afternoon is bad even before she sees a vision of herself dead. She's had plenty of visions, usually boring ones like someone's toilet's overflowed, but she's never seen one of herself before. When her overbearing momma winds up murdered on her sofa instead, two things are certain: there isn't enough hydrogen peroxide in the state of Arkansas to get that stain out, and Rose is the prime suspect. Rose realizes she's wasted twenty-four years of livi

Aug 29, 2015
Twanged by Clark, Carol Higgins.

Twanged

Sent to Branson, Missouri, to protect Brigid, a singer whose life has been threatened, sleuth Regan Reilly follows her client to Ireland, where Brigid is to give a concert and where Regan must foil a murderer's diabolical schemes.

Aug 27, 2015
Trick or deceit by Freydont, Shelley, author.

Trick or deceit

After the Museum of Yankee Horrors wins first place (and $10,000)in the town's official Haunted House contest, one of the contest judges is murdered, and it is up to Liz Montgomery to unmask a sore loser. By the author of Independence Slay

Sep 1, 2015
Trick or Deceit by Freydont, Shelley

Trick or Deceit

Aug 28, 2015
Tipping the valet - a workplace mystery by Beck, K. K.

Tipping the valet - a workplace mystery

Sep 1, 2015
Threads of evidence by Wait, Lea, author.

Threads of evidence

"It's hard to imagine anything bad ever happening in picturesque Haven Harbor, Maine--until a famous face rolls into town and unthreads some very dark secrets. Angie Curtis and the Mainely Needlepointers are all too familiar with the Gardener estate. The crumbling Victorian mansion, known as "Aurora," has been sitting vacant for nearly twenty-five years--and some say it's haunted by the ghost of Jasmine Gardener, the teenage girl who died there in 1970 under mysterious circumstances. Harbor Have

Sep 1, 2015
Thoreau in Phantom Bog by Oak, B. B., author.

Thoreau in Phantom Bog

Thoreau returns to Plumford, Massachusetts in search of a fellow conductor on the Underground Railroad who has gone missing. With the help of his good friend, Dr. Adam Walker, Thoreau finds the conductor--shot to death on a back road. After another conductor is murdered in a neighboring town, a letter is found from someone claiming to have been hired to assassinate anyone harboring fugitive slaves. With all of them now potential targets, Thoreau and Walker urgently need to find the killer.

Sep 1, 2015
Thirteen guests by Farjeon, J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson), 1883-1955, author.

Thirteen guests

On a fine autumn weekend, Lord Aveling hosts a hunting party at his country house, Bragley Court. Among the guests are an actress, a journalist, an artist, and a mystery novelist. The unlucky thirteenth is John Foss, injured at the local train station and brought to the house to recuperate--but John is nursing a secret of his own. Soon events take a sinister turn when a painting is mutilated, a dog stabbed, and a man strangled. Death strikes more than one of the house guests, and the police are

Sep 1, 2015
Thirteen Guests by Farjeon, J. Jefferson

Thirteen Guests

Aug 31, 2015
The woman who walked in sunshine by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

The woman who walked in sunshine

The Agency and Mma Ramotswe's first-ever holiday are thrown into unexpected turmoil by a case involving a Botswana war hero whose reputation is being called into question.

Sep 1, 2015
The White Shepherd by Dalton, Annie

The White Shepherd

Sep 1, 2015
The white ghost by Benn, James R., author.

The white ghost

"1943: In the midst of the brutal, hard-fought Solomon Islands campaign between the Allies and the Japanese forces, Lieutenant Billy Boyle receives an odd assignment: he's sent by the powerful Kennedy family to investigate a murder in which PT skipper (and future president) Jack Kennedy has been implicated. The victim is a native coastwatcher, an allied intelligence operative, whom Kennedy discovered on the island of Tulagi with his head bashed in. That's Kennedy's story, anyhow. Kennedy was rec

Sep 1, 2015
The ville rat by Limón, Martin, 1948-

The ville rat

Sep 1, 2015
The verdict on each man dead - a Peter Cammon mystery by Whellams, David, 1948- author.

The verdict on each man dead - a Peter Cammon mystery

"Peter Cammon, now retired from New Scotland Yard, is drawn into a confrontation with evil in a most unlikely setting. The former chief inspector finds himself in the suburbs of Salt Lake City, Utah, chasing a depraved man who may have deep terrorist connections."--

Sep 1, 2015
The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra by Khan, Vaseem

The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra

Sep 1, 2015
The Third Place by Jones, J. Sydney

The Third Place

Sep 1, 2015