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See also murder - a Marjorie Trumaine mystery by Sweazy, Larry D.

See also murder - a Marjorie Trumaine mystery

"In 1964, a grisly murder is committed in the small town of Dickinson, North Dakota. Erik and Lida Knudsen are found murdered in their bed, their throats slit. Sheriff Hilo Jenkins is called to the scene and discovers a strange copper amulet clasped in Erik's hand. Knowing that his friend Marjorie Trumaine is a skilled researcher and professional indexer, Jenkins asks for her help in investigating the possible meaning of the amulet with its unusual markings. As she gets closer to the truth, Marj

Jun 1, 2015
Second Street Station - A Mary Handley Mystery by Levy, Lawrence H.

Second Street Station - A Mary Handley Mystery

Jun 1, 2015
Scents and sensibility - a Chet and Bernie mystery by Quinn, Spencer.

Scents and sensibility - a Chet and Bernie mystery

Jun 1, 2015
Scam Chowder by Corrigan, Maya

Scam Chowder

May 29, 2015
Say no to murder by Pickard, Nancy.

Say no to murder

May 30, 2015
Sacred ends by Appignanesi, Lisa, author.

Sacred ends

Paris, 1900. Comte de Landois has ordered his wife Marguerite to travel from Paris, to join him in the Loire Valley. Her journey into the pastoral quiet is shattered by the appearance of a dead man on the railway tracks. Who is he? And why does Marguerite's young traveling companion pale when she sees him? When the Comte presents Marguerite with an adopted baby, and his sudden friendship with local clerics imposes new rules and regulations on her behavior, things start to take a sinister and tro

May 28, 2015
Ruined abbey - a mystery by Emery, Anne, author.

Ruined abbey - a mystery

"It's 1989. The Troubles are raging in Ireland, bombs exploding in England. In this prequel to the Collins-Burke series, Father Brennan Burke is home in New York when news of his sister's arrest in London sends him flying across the ocean. The family troubles deepen when Brennan's cousin Conn is charged with the murder of a Special Branch detective and suspected in a terrorist plot against Westminster Abbey. The Burkes come under surveillance by the murdered cop's partner and are caught in a tan

May 28, 2015
Rock with wings by Hillerman, Anne, 1949- author.

Rock with wings

Navajo Tribal cops Jim Chee and Bernadette Manuelito, and their mentor, the legendary Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, investigate two perplexing cases involving a missing woman and a drug bust gone bad.

Jun 1, 2015
Robert B. Parker's kickback by Atkins, Ace, author.

Robert B. Parker's kickback

"What started out as a joke landed seventeen-year-old Dillon Yates in a lockdown juvenile facility in Boston Harbor. When he set up a prank Twitter account for his vice principal, he never dreamed he could be brought up on criminal charges, but that's exactly what happened. This is Blackburn, Massachusetts, where zero tolerance for minors is a way of life. Leading the movement is tough-as-nails Judge Joe Scali, who gives speeches about getting tough on today's wild youth. But Dillon's mother, wh

Jun 1, 2015
Residue - a novel by Knipfel, Jim.

Residue - a novel

"In the nearly twenty years that Leonard Koznowski has been sheriff of Beaver Rapids, Wisconsin, he's never encountered a homicide. When the local mortician and his assistant are brutally gunned down, Leonard is thrust into a tumultuous investigation linking religion, high school athletics, the black market of body parts, unwholesome sexual proclivities, and a sinister secret society. And with deer season fast approaching, the timing could've been a hell of a lot better. Inspired by actual even

Jun 1, 2015
Quarry's list. by Collins, Max Allan.

Quarry's list.

"Killer-for-hire Quarry is trying to lie low when he gets a midnight visit from two other gunmen sent by an old associate. Someone wants Quarry off the scene--for keeps. Back in print, this early crime novel by the author of The Road to Perdition shows once again that nobody is harder-boiled than Quarry."--

Jun 1, 2015
Quarry by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Quarry

When two members of her dissertation defense board are attacked, and a fellow student is kidnapped and held hostage in the volcanic mesas of the Cady Mountains, geologist Frankie MacFarlane races against time to unearth the truth.

Jun 1, 2015
Quarry by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Quarry

May 27, 2015
Quarry by Collins, Max Allan

Quarry

May 31, 2015
Privy to the Dead by Connolly, Sheila

Privy to the Dead

Jun 1, 2015
Open Grave - A Mystery by Eriksson, Kjell/ Norlen, Paul (TRN)

Open Grave - A Mystery

May 29, 2015
One foot in the grape by O'Neil, Carlene, author.

One foot in the grape

"In California wine country, the town of Cypress Cove may seem peaceful. But someone's about to pop their cork...After losing her job as a photojournalist, Penny Lively is trying to get her life back in focus. Inheriting the family winery from her late aunt may be the fresh start she needs. Thankfully she's got her niece Hayley and her handsome winery manager Connor to help. But the person in need of more urgent assistance is Antonia Martinelli, the owner of the neighboring winery, who has her o

Jun 1, 2015
Once upon a Crime by Brackston, P. J.

Once upon a Crime

May 29, 2015
Once burned by Boyle, Gerry, 1956- author.

Once burned

"There's something smoldering in the drop-dead pretty town of Sanctuary, Maine, and veteran crime reporter Jack McMorrow is back to sniff it out. In this long-awaited tenth installment of the wildly popular McMorrow mystery series, best-selling author Gerry Boyle crafts a smoking-hot story that will keep you riveted until the very last page. For the moment, life is briefly as it should be for Jack McMorrow: He and his wife Roxanne have retreated from the stress and danger of their day jobs to ra

May 28, 2015
Noontime follies by Gunn, Elizabeth, 1927- author.

Noontime follies

Rutherford's Property Crimes division is on a hot streak. Having recently attracted a string of New Science businesses, the town has had fourteen office break-ins in just five days, though nothing seems to have been taken. A series of threatening notes are left by an environmental group, and curiosity soon turns to alarm when a lead scientist is found dead at his desk at one of the invasion sites. As the small start-ups that received the messages are damaged and frightened by sneak attacks, Jake

Jun 1, 2015