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Playing for the ashes by George, Elizabeth, 1949-

Playing for the ashes

Oct 22, 2014
Plagued by Quilt by Macrae, Molly

Plagued by Quilt

Oct 22, 2014
Picked to die by Connolly, Sheila

Picked to die

It's harvest time in Granford, Massachusetts, and orchard owner Meg Corey and her fiance, Seth, are both racing to beat the New England winter. Meg is bringing in her apple crop with a team of workers, while Seth is working to restore an old building in the center of town. But when his project is set back due to the unexpected discovery of a skeleton under the building--and even worse, a young man related to one of Meg's former apple pickers is found dead behind the local feed store--the couple'

Oct 22, 2014
Phantom limb by Palumbo, Dennis, 1951- author.

Phantom limb

Psychologist and Pittsburgh Police Department consultant Daniel Rinaldi has a new patient. Lisa Harland, a local girl, once made a splash in Playboy and the dubious side of Hollywood before bottoming out. Back home, down and out again, she married one of the city's richest and most ruthless tycoons. Lisa's challenge to Danny is that she intends to commit suicide by 7:00 PM. His therapist skills may buy some time--but, exiting, she's kidnapped right outside his office.Summoned to the Harland esta

Oct 22, 2014
Over My Dead Body by Stout, Rex/ Jakes, John (INT)

Over My Dead Body

Oct 20, 2014
Over my dead body by Stout, Rex, 1886-1975.

Over my dead body

Nero Wolfe refuses to accept a case concerning a girl accused of stealing diamonds, until he learns she claims to be his daughter.

Oct 22, 2014
One potion in the grave by Blake, Heather, author.

One potion in the grave

"Carly Bell Hartwell's love potions are always in demand in Hitching Post, Alabama, the wedding capital of the South... When Katie Sue Perrywinkle walks into the Little Shop of Potions, Carly is surprised and delighted to see her old childhood friend. Katie Sue fled her hometown and a troubled family over a decade ago. But she's not back for a social visit. She's come to settle a score with Senator Warren Calhoun, who is in town for his son's high-profile wedding. But before Katie Sue has a chan

Oct 22, 2014
On Borrowed Time by Mckinlay, Jenn

On Borrowed Time

Oct 22, 2014
Off kilter - [a Scottish Highlands mystery] by Reed, Hannah, 1953-

Off kilter - [a Scottish Highlands mystery]

"After the recent death of her mother and the dissolution of her marriage, thirty-something Eden Elliott is seriously in need of a fresh start. At the urging of her best friend, bestselling author Ami Pederson, Eden decides to embark on an open-ended trip to the picturesque village of Glenkillen in the Scottish Highlands, to do some hands-on research for a book of her own. But almost as soon as Eden arrives in the quaint town, she gets caught up in a very real drama... The town's sheep shearer i

Oct 22, 2014
No Mallets Intended by Hamilton, Victoria

No Mallets Intended

Oct 22, 2014
Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963- author.

Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery

"The fourth book in the series finds Verlaque and Bonnet on vacation on a remote island in the glittering Mediterranean Like Donna Leon and Andrea Camilleri, M. L. Longworth's books enchant mystery lovers with a taste for good food and gorgeous landscapes. In Murder on the I^le Sordou, Judge Antoine Verlaque and his girlfriend, law professor Marine Bonnet, are hoping to enjoy a relaxing holiday at the Locanda Sordou, an opulent hotel that is reopening after decades, but someone has other plans.

Oct 22, 2014
Murder off the beaten path by Rowland, M. L. (Novelist), author.

Murder off the beaten path

"As a member of a mountain search and rescue team, Gracie Kinkaid routinely volunteers to put her life on the line. But it's at her new day job at a residential camp in the mountains of southern California where she finds her life is really in danger...As a volunteer for Timber Creek Search and Rescue, Gracie responds to a call out for a car that's gone over the side of a treacherous mountain road. The crash, which Gracie quickly suspects is no accident, proves to be one in an escalating and dea

Oct 22, 2014
Murder in the past tense by Kennedy, E. E.

Murder in the past tense

Oct 22, 2014
Murder at the Margin by Jevons, Marshall/ Stein, Herbert (FRW)

Murder at the Margin

Oct 22, 2014
Murder at Marble House - a gilded Newport mystery by Maxwell, Alyssa, author.

Murder at Marble House - a gilded Newport mystery

With the dawn of the twentieth century on the horizon, the fortunes of the venerable Vanderbilt family still shine brightly in the glittering high society of Newport, Rhode Island. But when a potential scandal strikes, the Vanderbilts turn to cousin and society page reporter Emma Cross to solve a murder of a fortune teller and the disappearance of Consuelo Vanderbilt.

Oct 22, 2014
Money to burn - a Casey Jones mystery by Munger, Katy.

Money to burn - a Casey Jones mystery

When one of her favorite clients turns up dead, tough female private detective Casey Jones vows to find the killer, following a dangerous trail that leads her into the exclusive haunts of North Carolina's social elite as she confronts enemies who will do anything to stop her.

Oct 22, 2014
Miracle cure by Coben, Harlan

Miracle cure

Oct 22, 2014
Malice by Higashino, Keigo, 1958-

Malice

Acclaimed bestselling novelist Kunihiko Hidaka is found brutally murdered in his home on the night before he's planning to leave Japan and relocate to Vancouver. His body is found in his office, a locked room, within his locked house, by his wife and his best friend, both of whom have rock solid alibis. Or so it seems. At the crime scene, Police Detective Kyochiro Kaga recognizes Hidaka's best friend, Osamu Nonoguchi. Years ago when they were both teachers, they were colleagues at the same publ

Oct 22, 2014
Lost under a ladder - a superstition mystery by Johnston, Linda O.

Lost under a ladder - a superstition mystery

"Rory Chasen's fiance´ died and she had a hard time coming to terms with his unfortunate death. Was he hit by the car because he walked under a ladder moments before? Rory's best friend introduces her to a town called Destiny where superstitions are a way of life. Rory visits to find answers, receives a job offer at the Lucky Dog Boutique and later is caught up in the murder of a business owner. A boutique's owner is the prime suspect but Rory can't believe sweet Martha would do it, she's convin

Oct 22, 2014
Long lost by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Long lost

Contacted by a woman with whom he had an affair years earlier, Myron Bolitar learns how she has been wrongfully accused of murdering her ex-husband, a situation that is further complicated by a long-hidden family secret.

Oct 22, 2014