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Christmas caramel murder by Fluke, Joanne, 1943- author. Christmas caramel murder

The holidays have arrived, and Hannah and her good pal Lisa have agreed to provide all the goodies for the town's annual production of A Christmas Carol. But before anyone can say "Bah, humbug!" a Santa-sized sackful of trouble ensues. Like the fact that Lisa's husband will be playing Mr. Claus to his ex-girlfriend Phyllis Bates' Mrs. Claus. Or that before the curtains even go up Phyllis is found dead in the snow - wearing a costume that the real Mrs. Claus would put on the naughty list. Soon af

Oct 21, 2016
British manor murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author. British manor murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Although Perry, the earl of the house, and his sister, Poppy, are surprisingly accommodating to their jetlagged guests, Lucy feels uneasy after a fallen portrait sparks talk of a deadly family omen. The bad vibes come in quickly: snobby Aunt Millicent and her handmaiden Harrison unexpectedly drop by for the exhibition, and meals with the family are consistently tense. But real trouble begins when a body, bludgeoned by the chapel's gold-plated reliquary, is found in a hidden, sealed off room. Str

Oct 21, 2016
Blonde ice - a Gil Malloy novel by Belsky, Richard, author. Blonde ice - a Gil Malloy novel

"From the author of the "thought-provoking thriller" (Jan Burke) The Kennedy Connection comes a gripping mystery featuring crime-stopper and star Daily News reporter Gil Malloy who takes on his most explosive and exciting story yet--a blonde femme fatale in New York City who is killing men for thrills. Son of Sam. Ted Bundy. The Boston Strangler. All of these infamous serial killers who made front page news shared a common trait--they were men who killed women for a sexual thrill. But now Gil Ma

Oct 18, 2016
Better late than never by McKinlay, Jenn, author. Better late than never

"In the latest Library Lover's Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of A Likely Story, a decades-overdue book puts library director Lindsey Norris hot on the trail of a cold case. When the Briar Creek Public Library holds its first overdue book amnesty day no fines for late returns the volume of incoming materials is more than Lindsey and her staff can handle. In a bind, Lindsey drafts the crafternoon ladies to help check in and sort the stacks of books. But one tardy tome catches

Oct 20, 2016
An act of murder - a Professor Prather mystery by Angela, Mary. An act of murder - a Professor Prather mystery

Oct 20, 2016
All the little liars by Harris, Charlaine, author. All the little liars

When four kids vanish from the soccer field, including Aurora Teagarden's brother Phillip, Aurora and her husband, true crime writer Robin Crusoe start their own investigation.

Oct 21, 2016
All by myself alone. by Clark, Mary Higgins. All by myself alone.

Oct 21, 2016
A terrible beauty - a Lady Emily mystery by Alexander, Tasha, 1969- author. A terrible beauty - a Lady Emily mystery

"Lady Emily retreats to her villa on the island of Santorini for a brief respite from London. But when she arrives, the housekeeper informs her that the master of the house has returned--Emily's first husband who died a decade earlier.."--

Oct 20, 2016
A study in scarlet women by Thomas, Sherry (Sherry M.), author. A study in scarlet women

"USA Today bestselling author Sherry Thomas turns the story of the renowned Sherlock Holmes upside down... With her inquisitive mind, Charlotte Holmes has never felt comfortable with the demureness expected of the fairer sex in upper class society. But she never thought that she would become a social pariah, an outcast fending for herself on the mean streets of London. When the city is struck by a trio of unexpected deaths and suspicion falls on her sister and her father, Charlotte is desperate

Oct 18, 2016
A most novel revenge - a mystery by Weaver, Ashley, author. A most novel revenge - a mystery

"Amory and Milo Ames are drawn into the investigation of a years-old murder by a salacious novelist in the English countryside in the latest installment in this "smart and sophisticated" (Library Reads) series from a bright new voice in traditional mysteries. With two murder investigations behind them and their marriage at last on steady ground, Amory and Milo plan to quietly winter in Italy. The couple find their plans derailed when Amory receives an urgent summons from her cousin Laurel to the

Oct 20, 2016
A march to remember by Loan-Wilsey, Anna, author. A march to remember

Hattie is in her element, digging through dusty basements, attics, and abandoned buildings, not to be denied until she fishes out that elusive fact. But her delightful explorations are dampened when she witnesses a carriage crash into a carp pond beneath the shadow of the Washington Monument. Alarmingly, one of the passengers flees the scene, leaving the other to drown. The incident only heightens tensions brought on by the much publicized arrival of "Coxey's Army," thousands of unemployed men c

Oct 21, 2016
A little class on murder by Hart, Carolyn G. A little class on murder

What better place for a murder than a college campus? When Annie Laurance teaches a course on the three great ladies of mystery--Christie, Mary Roberts Rhinehart, and Dorothy Sayers--she quickly learns that murder is a subject most academic!

Oct 22, 2016
A deadly thaw - a mystery by Ward, Sarah (British author), author. A deadly thaw - a mystery

When a man whose wife was convicted for his murder fifteen years earlier is found newly dead, Detective Inspector Francis Sadler and his Derbyshire team follow leads to uncover what really happened and why the wife lied about the identity of the first victim.

Oct 21, 2016
A climate of fear by Vargas, Fred. author. A climate of fear

A woman is found murdered in her bathtub, and the murder made to look like a suicide. But a strange symbol found at the crime scene leads the local police to call Commissaire Adamsberg. When the symbol is found near the body of a second disguised suicide, a pattern starts to emerge: both victims were involved in a tragic incident in Iceland over 10 years ago. A group of tourists found themselves trapped on a deserted island for two weeks, surrounded by thick, impenetrable fog, and two of them di

Oct 22, 2016