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Not dead enough - a Cal Claxton Oregon mystery by Easley, Warren C., author.

Not dead enough - a Cal Claxton Oregon mystery

The first closing of the floodgates of the mammoth Dalles Dam on the Columbia River inundated the sacred falls and the Native American village at Celilo which depended on the river's magnificent fish. Nelson Queah, Wasco Indian, war hero, and passionate opponent of the dam, watched helplessly as 10,000 years of tribal history and fishing tradition disappeared. That 1957 night, Nelson Queah vanished without a trace. Fifty years later, attorney Cal Claxton, new to Portland after a career as a pros

Jul 1, 2016
No pity for the dead by Herriman, Nancy, author.

No pity for the dead

""Herriman skillfully brings 1867 San Francisco to life in all its beauty and treachery."--Anna Lee Huber, National Bestselling Author of the Lady Darby Mysteries -- The author of No Comfort for the Lost returns with a new mystery of Old San Francisco... British-born nurse Celia Davies runs a free medical clinic to assist the poor women of San Francisco. Aided in her endeavors by her half-Chinese cousin, Barbara, and her feisty housekeeper, Addie, Celia has earned the trust and friendship of man

Jul 1, 2016
No good to cry - a Rick Van Lam mystery by Lanh, Andrew, author.

No good to cry - a Rick Van Lam mystery

Jul 1, 2016
New York nocturne - the return of Miss Lizzie by Satterthwait, Walter, author.

New York nocturne - the return of Miss Lizzie

During the Roaring Twenties, Lizzie Borden and Amanda Burton reunite to solve the case of a grisly murder among Jazz Age New York's elite. Together, they will manage to work out a twisted path through the narrow streets of nighttime New York toward what might be survival.

Jul 1, 2016
Murder, handcrafted by Alan, Isabella.

Murder, handcrafted

Jul 1, 2016
Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery by Quigley, Jeanne, author.

Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery

"Retired soap opera actress Veronica Walsh leads a fulfilling second act in her Adirondack hometown of Barton. Her boutique, All Things, is thriving and she enjoys a romance with Professor Mark Burke. She has neither the time nor the desire to be an amateur sleuth. Trouble finds her when architect Scott Culverson buys a vintage box at the village's annual flea market and discovers a valuable painting and love letter inside a locked drawer. The awe over the masterpiece, a 1920's portrait of Barto

Jul 1, 2016
Murder under the covered bridge by Perona, Elizabeth, author.

Murder under the covered bridge

While interrupted crossing an item off their bucket list which involves a sexy calendar girl photoshoot, a group of sassy septuagenarians must investigate a murder, in the second novel of the series following Murder on the Bucket List.

Jul 1, 2016
Murder on the Quai by Black, Cara, 1951- author.

Murder on the Quai

"The world knows Aimee Leduc, heroine of 15 mysteries in this New York Times bestselling series, as a tres chic, no-nonsense private investigator the toughest and most relentless in Paris. Now author Cara Black dips back in time to reveal how Aimee first became a detective. November 1989: Aimee Leduc is in her first year of college at Paris's preeminent medical school. She lives in a 17th-century apartment that overlooks the Seine with her father, who runs the family detective agency. But the we

Jul 1, 2016
Murder on the last frontier by Pegau, Cathy, author.

Murder on the last frontier

"There's many who feel the Alaska Territory is no place for a woman on her own. But Charlotte Brody, suffragette and journalist, has never let public opinion dictate her life choices. She's come to the frontier town of Cordova, where her brother Michael practices medicine, for the same reason many come to Alaska--to start over. Cordova is gradually getting civilized, but the town is still rougher than Charlotte imagined. And when a local prostitute--one of the working girls her brother has been

Jul 1, 2016
Murder never knocks by Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006, author.

Murder never knocks

After thwarting several assassination attempts and stopping the kidnapping of a socialite, Mike Hammer tries to figure out who wants him dead and why.

Jun 30, 2016
Murder never knocks - a Mike Hammer novel by Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006, author.

Murder never knocks - a Mike Hammer novel

After thwarting several assassination attempts and stopping the kidnapping of a socialite, Mike Hammer tries to figure out who wants him dead and why.

Jul 1, 2016
Murder most fowl by Maxwell, Edith, author.

Murder most fowl

"Spring may be just around the corner, but a cold-blooded killer has put the big chill on the residents of Westbury, Massachusetts. It looks like organic farmer-turned-sleuth Cam Flaherty will have to set aside her seedlings for the time being as she tills the soil for clues in the mysterious death of a local poultry maven. With the weather getting warmer, Cam should be spending her days pruning blueberry bushes and taking care of the new batch of chicks that just hatched. But murder knows no s

Jul 1, 2016
Murder has nine lives by Levine, Laura, 1943- author.

Murder has nine lives

The future is looking bright for freelance writer Jaine Austen. She's signed up for a new job, she's looking forward to a tropical vacation, and her cat Prozac is slated to star in a major commercial. But when the claws come out behind the scenes, Jaine worries that murder might be the only thing to meow about. . . .

Jul 1, 2016
Murder at Rough Point by Maxwell, Alyssa, author.

Murder at Rough Point

Sent by her newspaper to cover a celebrity house party at the cottage of her distant cousin, Frederick Vanderbilt, fashion reporter Emma Cross is surprised to encounter her own estranged parents at the party, only to be swept up by the murders of two guests.

Jul 1, 2016
Mortal fall - a novel of suspense by Carbo, Christine, author.

Mortal fall - a novel of suspense

"A wildlife biologist's shocking death leads to chilling discoveries about a home for troubled teens in Christine Carbo's haunting and compelling new crime novel set in the wilds of Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park police officer Monty Harris knows that each summer at least one person--be it a reckless, arrogant climber or a distracted hiker--will meet tragedy in the park. But Paul "Wolfie" Sedgewick's fatal fall from the sheer cliffs near Going-To-the-Sun Road is incomprehensible. W

Jul 1, 2016
Mississippi Noir by Franklin, Tom (EDT)

Mississippi Noir

Jul 1, 2016
Missing, presumed - a novel by Steiner, Susie, 1971 or 1972- author.

Missing, presumed - a novel

"Detective Manon Bradshaw is 39, single, and miserable as sin. She has endured some of the worst dates in internet history. But she loves her job and performs it brilliantly; all she needs to rise up in the ranks is a big break. Edith Hind is a gorgeous, intrepid graduate student at Cambridge University who seems to have it all: a doting boyfriend, a devoted friend named Helena, a loving mother and a father who is a surgeon to the Royal Family. When Edith turns up missing from her apartment one

Jul 1, 2016
Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel - a mystery by Ballard, Mignon Franklin, author.

Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel - a mystery

"October, 1944. It has been a challenging season for Elderberry's favorite first grade teacher, Miss Dimple Kilpatrick. A beloved former student was recently killed in the war, her brother has become distant, and her friend Odessa, the cook at Pheobe's rooming house, has taken a leave of absence to care for a relative. Still, when Dimple's librarian friend, Virginia, finds a young woman, Dora, on the library porch looking for a place to spend the night, soft-hearted Dimple brings her back to Pho

Jun 30, 2016
Midnight crossing - a mystery by Fields, Tricia, author.

Midnight crossing - a mystery

"Police Chief Josie Gray wakes in the middle of the night, sure that she's heard a car slowly passing by her remote homestead. When she goes outside to check, she discovers a woman, mute with shock and terror, hiding on her porch. And when she explores the field nearby, she comes across the body of another young woman, shot and killed. Located on the border of Texas and Mexico, the small town of Artemis has become a way station for the coyotes who ferry immigrants across the Rio Grande. But they

Jul 1, 2016
Marriage, monsters-in-law, and murder by Rosett, Sara, author.

Marriage, monsters-in-law, and murder

When professional organizer Ellie Avery agrees to help organize a family wedding, things get deadly when a member of the wedding party winds up dead.

Jul 1, 2016