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Never Look Down by Easley, Warren C.

Never Look Down

Jul 31, 2015
Never kill a friend by Ortiz, Martin Hill.

Never kill a friend

"Detective Shelley Krieg has lived her entire life in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. At six-foot-four, she's the giantess of DC Metro a tough cop who's paid her dues on her long path to becoming a detective in the city she loves. She can get a confession out of anyone. And she always plays by the rules. But when Rafael Hooks is arrested for killing his brother, all the rules change. Shelley finds herself not only fighting the system but also questioning her relationships wit

Jul 31, 2015
Name of the devil - a Jessica Blackwood novel by Mayne, Andrew, 1973- author.

Name of the devil - a Jessica Blackwood novel

"In this electrifying sequel to Angel Killer, magician-turned-FBI-agent Jessica Blackwood must channel her past to catch a killer consumed by a desire for revenge. When a church combusts in rural Appalachia, the bizarre trail of carnage suggests diabolical forces are at work. Charged with explaining the inexplicable, the FBI's Dr. Ailes and Agent Knoll once again turn to the ace up their sleeve: Agent Jessica Blackwood, a former prodigy from a family dynasty of illusionists. As the death toll mo

Jul 31, 2015
Mycroft Holmes by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem/ Waterhouse, Anna

Mycroft Holmes

Jul 31, 2015
Murder on the bucket list by Perona, Elizabeth.

Murder on the bucket list

The septuagenarian women of the Summer Ridge Bridge Club have gathered in secret late one July night to check skinny-dipping off their bucket list. But as Francine observes, the jittery members seem more obsessed with body issues and elaborate preparations than actually stripping down and getting in the pool. A pungent smell emanating from the pool shed provides a perfect distraction. When a dead body flops out, its an answered prayer for Charlotte, since the first item on her list is to solve a

Jul 31, 2015
Murder of an Open Book by Swanson, Denise

Murder of an Open Book

Jul 31, 2015
Murder in the queen's wardrobe by Emerson, Kathy Lynn, author.

Murder in the queen's wardrobe

London, 1582: Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey, a talented and well-educated woman of independent means, is recruited by Queen Elizabeth I's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, to be lady-in-waiting to Lady Mary, a cousin of the queen. With her talent in languages and knowledge of ciphers and codes, she will be integral to the spymaster as an intelligence gatherer, being able to get close to Lady Mary just at the time when she is being courted by Russia's Ivan the Terrible. However, there are some noble

Jul 31, 2015
Murder in the queen's wardrobe - a Mistress Jaffrey mystery by Emerson, Kathy Lynn, author.

Murder in the queen's wardrobe - a Mistress Jaffrey mystery

After being recruited as a lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth's cousin, Lady Mary, in order to spy on her, Rosamund Jaffrey discovers that Lady Mary's life is in danger after it is rumored that she is being courted by Ivan the Terrible of Russia.

Jul 30, 2015
Murder in the Paperback Parlor by Adams, Ellery

Murder in the Paperback Parlor

Jul 31, 2015
Murder by Suspicion by Heley, Veronica

Murder by Suspicion

Jul 31, 2015
Murder at Barclay Meadow - a mystery by Eckel, Wendy Sand, author.

Murder at Barclay Meadow - a mystery

"Rosalie Hart's world has been upended. After her husband confesses to an affair, she exiles herself to her late aunt's farmhouse on Maryland's Eastern Shore. With its fields untended and the house itself in disrepair, Barclay Meadow couldn't be more different than the tidy D.C. suburb she used to call home. Just when Rosalie feels convinced things couldn't get any worse, she finds a body floating in her marsh grasses."--

Jul 31, 2015
Mrs. Pargeter's Principle - a Mrs. Pargeter mystery by Brett, Simon, author.

Mrs. Pargeter's Principle - a Mrs. Pargeter mystery

For Mrs. Pargeter, it is a matter of principle that she should complete any of her late husband's unfinished business. Amongst the many bequests he made to her, perhaps the most valuable is his little black book, in which he listed all the people who ever worked for him, with details of their particular skill sets. This means that whenever Mrs. P has a crime to solve she can readily contact someone with the relevant expertise to help in her enquiries. Attending the funeral of the rich and respec

Jul 29, 2015
Move Your Blooming Corpse by Ireland, D. E.

Move Your Blooming Corpse

Jul 31, 2015
Midnight on the Mississippi by Ellis, Mary, 1951-

Midnight on the Mississippi

When stock and securities broker Hunter Galen's business partner turns up dead, private investigator Nicki Price looks into the case, but she wonders if her suspicion of Hunter's fiancee´ might really be due to her growing feelings for him.

Jul 28, 2015
Midnight on the Mississippi by Ellis, Mary, 1951-

Midnight on the Mississippi

Hunter Galen and Nicki Price join forces to solve Hunter's business partner's death. Encountering sophisticated shell games, black mail, and death threats the only thing they can really on is faith and fearless determination.

Jul 31, 2015
Margaret Truman's internship in murder by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Margaret Truman's internship in murder

"Laura is a young intern in Washington, D.C., working for handsome and likable Congressman Hal Gannon. Laura falls for the charming Gannon, but when she catches a stewardess at Gannon's apartment, she vows to destroy him. Private investigator Robert Brixton is a former cop who has also worked for the FBI. When Laura goes missing, Brixton is hired by Laura's family to gain insight into the case that the police might have missed. Brixton tracks down rumors about Gannon--a staunchly moral "family a

Jul 31, 2015
Longest yard sale by Harris, Sherry (Mystery writer)

Longest yard sale

When her best friend, Carol, is literally framed for the murder of an Air Force officer during New England's largest garage sale, Sarah Winston, mad as heck that someone committed a crime during her sale, must rummage through the clues to find a good deal and catch the real killer.

Jul 26, 2015
Little pretty things by Rader-Day, Lori, 1973-

Little pretty things

"OLD RIVALRIES NEVER DIE. BUT SOME RIVALS DO. Juliet Townsend is used to losing. Back in high school, she lost every track team race to her best friend, Madeleine Bell. Ten years later, she's still running behind, stuck in a dead-end job cleaning rooms at the Mid-Night Inn, a one-star motel that attracts only the cheap or the desperate. But what life won't provide, Juliet takes. Then one night, Maddy checks in. Well-dressed, flashing a huge diamond ring, and as beautiful as ever, Maddy has it al

Jul 31, 2015
Law and Author by Chase, Erika

Law and Author

Jul 31, 2015
Last ragged breath by Keller, Julia.

Last ragged breath

A tale inspired by a true event in West Virginia history finds prosecuting attorney Bell Elkins struggling to discover the truth when a survivor of the 1972 Buffalo Creek disaster is implicated in the murder of a development-company president.

Jul 31, 2015