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Murder Under the Bridge - A Palestine Mystery by Raphael, Kate

Murder Under the Bridge - A Palestine Mystery

Nov 28, 2015
Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.), author.

Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue - a gaslight mystery

When a family friend's traumatized daughter is accused of murdering her new husband, newlyweds Sarah Brandt and Detective Frank Malloy investigate with the assistance of household members and uncover sinister truths about the victim's true identity.

Nov 28, 2015
Murder most unfortunate - a Rick Montoya Italian mystery by Wagner, David P, author.

Murder most unfortunate - a Rick Montoya Italian mystery

Nov 28, 2015
Murder Most Howl by Davis, Krista, author.

Murder Most Howl

Holly Miller is delighted that her grandmother has finally left the Sugar Maple Inn to take a well-deserved vacation. It means Holly is in charge, but running the inn might be more challenging than she realized. Wagtail is throwing a weekend-long murder mystery game to draw in tourists during the slow season, the inn has a full house, and a blizzard is on the way. Trouble is unleashed the night the game begins, when the storm blows in and the lights go out. It gets worse the following morning w

Nov 28, 2015
Murder Most Howl by Davis, Krista

Murder Most Howl

Nov 25, 2015
Murder by kindness - the gift quilt by Graham, Barbara, 1948-

Murder by kindness - the gift quilt

Nov 22, 2015
Miss Ruffles inherits everything by Martin, Nancy, 1953- author.

Miss Ruffles inherits everything

"Rich and flamboyant Honeybelle Hensley, the most colorful character in Mule Stop, Texas, dies a suspicious death and enrages the whole town by leaving her worldly fortune to the most undeserving recipient-her dog. The incorrigible Miss Ruffles is a Texas Cattle Cur, not a cuddly lapdog, and when Honeybelle was alive, Miss Ruffles liked nothing better than digging up Honeybelle's famous rose garden after breakfast, chasing off the UPS man before lunch and terrorizing the many gentleman callers w

Nov 28, 2015
Marked off by Cameron, Don (Irish fiction writer)

Marked off

"In a leafy suburb of Dublin in the height of mid-Summer, the brutal and shocking murder of a local woman is the last thing that anyone expects. What is more unexpected is that this murder will only be the first of many. Detective Danny O'Neill is led on a trail of false clues, lies and corruption, where the only thing he seems to be able to find are dead ends. As O'Neill tries to come to terms with a painful past, we realize that this is more than a hunt for a wanted man: it is a hunt for redem

Nov 28, 2015
Look both ways by Perry, Carol J.

Look both ways

On the WICH-TV show, Shopping Salem, Lee Barrett spots the same style oak bureau she once had as a child. She rushes to the antiques shop and buys the piece. Just like the beloved bureau she lost in a fire, this one has secret compartments. It also comes with an intriguing history--it was purchased in an estate sale from a home where a famous local murder took place. The day after the bureau is delivered, Lee returns to the antiques shop and finds the owner dead. The police suspect the shop owne

Nov 26, 2015
If anything should happen by Hill, Bonnie Hearn, 1945- author.

If anything should happen

Introducing radio talk show host and amateur sleuth Kit Doyle in the first of this thoroughly entertaining mystery series. When Kit Doyle's near-perfect mother tells her about the letter she's written and locked away - a letter to be read only 'if anything should happen' to her - Kit thinks she's being melodramatic. But the next day Kit's mother is dead - and what she reads in that letter will change Kit's life forever. Armed with nothing but the secret letter, a tight-lipped father, and some go

Nov 26, 2015
Hush by Marshall-Ball, Sara.


"Lily Emmett prefers to stay silent. Having suffered from selective mutism since childhood, she still struggles to see the value of everyday speech. Her sister, Connie, has always spoken for her, and her partner, Richard, has learnt to translate her movements so that they share a unique form of communication. When the two sisters return to their childhood home after their mother's death, the visit inspires memories of the event that first rendered Lily silent, and still haunts them both. The res

Nov 26, 2015
Hostage - a novel by Ohlsson, Kristina, 1979-

Hostage - a novel

"Shortly after a crowded New York-bound Boeing 747 takes off from Stockholm, a bomb threat is found in one of the aircraft's lavatories. The demands are directed at both the Swedish and US governments. Police Superintendent Alex Recht teams up with the energetic -- and often abrasive -- Eden Lundell from the security service's counter-terrorism unit to deal with the hijacking. Fredrika Bergman, who is currently working at the Justice Department, returns to the police force to act as a liaison be

Nov 28, 2015
Honor above all by Bard-Collins, J., author.

Honor above all

"Pinkerton agent Garrett Lyons arrives in Chicago in 1882 to solve the murder of his partner. He enlists the help of his friend, architect Louis Sullivan, and becomes involved in the race to build one of the first skyscrapers"--

Nov 28, 2015
Home by nightfall by Finch, Charles (Charles B.), author.

Home by nightfall

"It's London in 1876, and the whole city is abuzz with the enigmatic disappearance of a famous foreign pianist. Lenox has an eye on the matter - as a partner in a now-thriving detective agency, he's a natural choice to investigate. Just when he's tempted to turn his focus to it entirely, however, his grieving brother asks him to come down to Sussex, and Lenox leaves the metropolis behind for the quieter country life of his boyhood. Or so he thinks. In fact, something strange is afoot in Marketho

Nov 28, 2015
Ghost girl by Thomson, Lesley, 1958- author.

Ghost girl

When detective's daughter Stella Darnell discovers some old photos in her father's darkroom, an old case is reopened. The oldest photo dates back to 1966, when a ten year-old girl witnessed something that would haunt her forever.

Nov 28, 2015
Ghost Girl by Thomson, Lesley

Ghost Girl

Nov 22, 2015
Florist grump by Collins, Kate, 1951- author.

Florist grump

"Stopping to smell the roses should be a must for flower shop owner Abby Knight, but stress has turned her into a major grump. While their house is under construction, Abby and her new husband Marco are living with her parents, who are driving her nuts ... But things get even thornier after a flashy former banker pushes up daisies. With a beloved window washer the prime suspect in the murder, other New Chapel shop owners rally around Abby and Marco to prove his innocence"--Page 4 of cover.

Nov 26, 2015
Flipped for murder by Day, Maddie.

Flipped for murder

After moving to South Lick, Indiana, Robbie Jordan opens a restaurant and store and investigates when she is accused of murdering the mayor's assistant.

Nov 26, 2015
Eyes full of empty by Guez, Jérémie, author.

Eyes full of empty

"Idir, the protagonist, an immigrant's son with a university education and rich friends, follows his own code of honor and the result is a new Paris Noir"--

Nov 28, 2015
Drop dead punk by Zahradnik, Rich.

Drop dead punk

Coleridge Taylor is searching for his next scoop on the police beat. The Messenger-Telegram reporter has a lot to choose from on the crime-ridden streets of New York City in 1975. One story outside his beat is grabbing all the front page glory: New York teeters on the brink of bankruptcy, and President Ford just told the city, as the Daily News so aptly puts it, "Drop Dead." Taylor's situation is nearly as desperate. His home is a borrowed dry-docked houseboat, his newspaper may also be on the w

Nov 28, 2015