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Pekoe most poison by Childs, Laura, author. Pekoe most poison

Jan 19, 2017
Paws and effect - a magical cats mystery by Kelly, Sofie, 1958- author. Paws and effect - a magical cats mystery

When her old beau, Detective Marcus Gordon, is accused of murder, resourceful librarian Kathleen and her magical felines must paw through the clues to discover who is trying to frame him for murder.

Jan 14, 2017
Old bones by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Old bones

When a young couple discover human remains buried in the garden of their new house, Detective Inspector Bill Slider is called upon to investigate. It appears that they have found the final resting place of fourteen-year-old Amanda Knight, who disappeared from that same garden two decades before. With a murder twenty years in the past, this is the coldest of cold cases. Most of the suspects and principal players are now dead, and all the passion is long spent ... or is it?

Jan 15, 2017
North of Havana by White, Randy Wayne. North of Havana

Florida marine biologist Doc Ford receives a call for help from a friend whose boat strayed into Cuban waters. Equipped with money for fines, bills and bribes, Ford arrives in Havana with his girlfriend and as he searches for his friend becomes involved in a hunt for the coffin of Columbus.

Jan 15, 2017
Nasty cutter by O'Mara, Tim, author. Nasty cutter

Danger gets a little too close to home for ex-cop Raymond Donne . . . When his father's former law partner, Harry Stover, is murdered while being celebrated as Williamsburg, Brooklyn's "Man of the Year," ex-cop turned schoolteacher Raymond Donne fights his old police instincts and vows to stay out of the investigation. That is until his childhood home is broken into and one of his students is threatened. Has a decades old case of his father's come back to haunt the Donne family? Could the murder

Jan 16, 2017
Mystery in the channel by Crofts, Freeman Wills, 1879-1957, author. Mystery in the channel

Jan 16, 2017
My soul to take - a novel of Iceland by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir. My soul to take - a novel of Iceland

In the aftermath of a young woman's murder at a farmhouse-turned-health resort, lawyer Thora finds the investigation complicated by a rumor that the site is haunted, a concept that takes a toll on Thora's views of reality.

Jan 14, 2017
Murder on Location by Pegau, Cathy Murder on Location

Jan 17, 2017
Murder most finicky by Mugavero, Liz, author. Murder most finicky

The dog days of summer have arrived in the small town of Frog Ledge, Connecticut, and business is booming for Kristan "Stan" Connor. Her pet food has caught the attention of celebrity chef Sheldon Allyn, who helps Stan open a fancy pet pastry shop in town. A partnership is born, and Sheldon invites Stan to Newport, Rhode Island, for an appreciation weekend he's hosting for all his independent chefs. But the gourmet getaway turns sour when one of the chefs turns up dead, and a second one goes mis

Jan 14, 2017
Murder in the secret garden by Adams, Ellery, author. Murder in the secret garden

Things really go to seed in the newest novel in the New York Times bestselling Book Retreat mysteries... There is a hidden garden bordering the grounds of Jane Steward's book-themed resort--a garden filled with beautiful but deadly plants such as mandrake and nightshade. Tucked away behind ivy-covered walls and accessible only through a single locked door, as described in the pages of Frances Hodges Burnett's classic novel, the garden is of special interest to Jane's current group of guests, The

Jan 15, 2017
Murder at an Irish Wedding by O'Connor, Carlene Murder at an Irish Wedding

Jan 19, 2017
Midnight man by Tomlinson, David Eric, author. Midnight man

""Tomlinson meshes local politics, college basketball, and the South in this wonderfully gritty crime novel you just can't put down." --Dave White, author of An Empty Hell . . . Summer, 1994. Dean Goodnight, the first Choctaw Indian employed by the Oklahoma County public defender's office, pulls a new case--the brutal murder of a once-promising basketball star. The only witness is Caleb, the five-year-old son of the prime suspect, Billy. Investigating the murder, Dean draws four strangers into

Jan 17, 2017
Lestrade and the Ripper by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the Ripper

Inspector Sholto Lestrade investigates murders by Jack the Ripper and other killers, but the rising body count is the least of his problems. The main problem is interference from bumbling Sherlock Holmes and his incompetent sidekick, Dr. Watson. By the author of Lestrade and the Deadly Game.

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the Leviathan by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the Leviathan

"The year is 1910, and Superintendent Sholto Lestrade's lot is not a happy one. He has a number of vicious murders to solve, including those of a man hanged in a church bell tower, a cross-Channel swimmer, and his old sparring partner, Dr. Watson. Meanwhile, anarchists are threatening the peace of Europe, the whole of Scotland Yard is looking for "Peter the Painter," and a bloodthirsty cabbie lies in wait for the Assistant Commissioner. To top it all off, Lestrade gets roped into helping with th

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the hallowed house by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the hallowed house

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the gift of the prince by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the gift of the prince

When a servant girl in Britain's Royal Household is brutally slaughtered, Lestrade travels from Balmoral Castle to the Isle of Skye to the North British Hotel, working "to untangle a villainous web of conspiracy."--Jacket.

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the brother of death by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the brother of death

From his wheelchair, convalescing in a friend's home after breaking a leg on the Titanic, Inspector Lestrade investigates the shooting of the butler. It happened during a hunt and the inspector thinks the bullet was meant for his host, a chief constable.

Jan 15, 2017
Lawless and the flowers of sin by Sutton, William, 1970- Lawless and the flowers of sin

Jan 16, 2017
Lawless and the devil of Euston Square by Sutton, William, 1970- author. Lawless and the devil of Euston Square

London, 1859. Great exhibitions. Foreign conquests. Underground trains. The era of Victorian marvels is also the time of the Great Stink. Beneath the respectable surface, a multitude of ills need flushing out. When a man is killed in a hydraulic burst, novice detective Campbell Lawless stumbles on to the trail of Berwick Skelton: this elusive activist rose from humble beginnings to cross swords with London s illuminati, before vanishing, heartbroken, amid presages of disaster. The Worms, a gang

Jan 14, 2017
Last rituals - a novel of suspense by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir. Last rituals - a novel of suspense

Attorney Tho´ra Guomundsdottir and her new partner, Matthew Reich, journey to a remote corner of Iceland to investigate how the murder of a German student may be connected to the victim's interest in witchcraft.

Jan 14, 2017

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