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Nine days - a mystery by Koenig, Minerva.

Nine days - a mystery

"She's short, round, and pushing forty, but Julia Kalas is a damned good criminal. For 17 years she renovated historic California buildings as a laundry front for her husband's illegal arms business. Then the Aryan Brotherhood made her a widow, and witness protection shipped her off to the tiny town of Azula, Texas. Also known as the Middle of Nowhere. The Lone Star sticks are lousy with vintage architecture begging to be rehabbed. Julia figures she'll pick up where she left off, but she's got

Aug 19, 2014
Nightmares Can Be Murder by Kennedy, Mary

Nightmares Can Be Murder

Aug 19, 2014
Night of the jaguar - a novel by Gannon, Joe, 1960-

Night of the jaguar - a novel

"Sandinista Police Captain Ajax Montoya is six days sober and losing his mind. How else to explain his nights waking in bed, his hand wrapped around that bloody-minded stiletto from the old days, or the presence outside his window, a face with no eyes watching him? How far the heroic have fallen. Ajax was once the gallant comandante guerrillero. A hero of the Nicaraguan revolutionaries in their long uprising against the Ogre and his hated National Guard. Back then he'd been the guy who got the b

Aug 19, 2014
Murder with a twist by Abbott, Allyson K., author.

Murder with a twist

"Milwaukee bar owner Mackenzie "Mack" Dalton has a unique neurological condition that gives her extra perceptive senses, and police detective Duncan Albright is convinced Mack's abilities can be used to help catch crooks. Mack may be at pro at mixing drinks, but she's still an amateur when it comes to solving crimes and she's not sure she should mix business with pleasure by working with a man who stirs up such strong feelings in her. At her first crime scene, a suspicious suicide, she experienc

Aug 19, 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

Aug 19, 2014
Murder of a Needled Knitter by Swanson, Denise

Murder of a Needled Knitter

Aug 19, 2014
Murder in time by Heley, Veronica, author.

Murder in time

Ellie opens the door to a man who is a stranger but instantly recognisable as the father of her housekeeper's brilliant but difficult young son. Mikey had been conceived at a party during which his mother Vera, a schoolgirl, had been drugged and raped. Abdi hadn't wanted anything further to do with her - then. Twelve years later he is a high-flying consultant whose wife cannot have children, and he aims to pay off Vera and adopt Mikey: a suggestion that does not go down well. Ellie discovers tha

Aug 19, 2014
Murder in the mystery suite by Adams, Ellery, author.

Murder in the mystery suite

Tucked away in the rolling hills of rural western Virginia is the storybook resort of Storyton Hall, catering to book lovers who want to get away from it all. To increase her number of bookings, resort manager Jane Steward has decided to host a Murder and Mayhem week so that fans of the mystery genre can gather together for some role-playing and fantasy crime solving. But when the winner of the scavenger hunt, Felix Hampden, is found dead in the Mystery Suite, and the valuable book he won as his

Aug 19, 2014
Murder in retribution by Cleeland, Anne, author.

Murder in retribution

Detective Kathleen Doyle has her hands full. She has recently been paired with the newly promoted Detective Sergeant Williams to investigate a turf war--a series of retribution murders between the Russians and the Irish, both of whom are trying to control a lucrative underworld business. Kathleen also just learned that she's pregnant and must now deal with the repercussions of her hasty marriage in the form of Chief Inspector Acton's mother, the displeased dowager, who makes an unannounced visit

Aug 19, 2014
Murder by the slice - a fresh-baked mystery by Washburn, L. J.

Murder by the slice - a fresh-baked mystery

When the president of Oliver Loving Elementary's Parent-Teacher Organization is stabbed during a carnival, retired schoolteacher and baker Phyllis Newsome is shocked to learn that she may have used the knife that killed her.

Aug 13, 2014
Murder at midnight - a Rex Graves mystery by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.)

Murder at midnight - a Rex Graves mystery

Aug 19, 2014
Muffin but murder by Hamilton, Victoria, 1957- author.

Muffin but murder

When her party to entice some prospective buyers ends in murder, muffin maker Merry Wynter, who is saddled with the high cost of maintaining an upstate castle, must catch a killer before her plans crumble.

Aug 15, 2014
Mothers of the disappeared by McLean, Russel D., author.

Mothers of the disappeared

"Suspended from the Association of British Investigators and facing an enquiry into his alleged misconduct over four years previously, J McNee's career hangs in the balance. The last thing he needs is new business. But when the mother of a murdered child asks him to re-open a case he helped close during his time in the police, McNee can't refuse. Is the wrong man serving a life sentence for a series of brutal murders? And, if so, why did he admit his guilt before the court? As McNee searches for

Aug 15, 2014
Marked Down for Murder by Belle, Josie

Marked Down for Murder

Aug 19, 2014
Margaret Truman's Undiplomatic murder - a Capital crimes novel by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Margaret Truman's Undiplomatic murder - a Capital crimes novel

"Private investigator Robert Brixton has always hated Washington. Against his better judgment, he decides to stick around and take a job as an agent in a new State Department security agency headed by his former boss at the Washington P.D. After work one day he meets his youngest daughter Janet for a drink at an outdoor cafe. Shockingly, a young Arabic woman blows herself up, killing Janet and a dozen others. Seeking revenge for his daughter, Brixton follows the tracks of the bomber to a powerfu

Aug 15, 2014
Maple mayhem by Crockett, Jessie, author.

Maple mayhem

"In Sugar Grove, New Hampshire, people are serious about their maple syrup--especially Dani Greene, whose family owns the Greener Pastures sugarhouse. But when murder disrupts the small-town sweetness, Dani pores over clues to draw out a killer... Despite being a fourth-generation syrup maker, Dani isn't stuck in the past. She's starting a new agricultural cooperative that reduces costs for every syrup producer who joins. Everyone considers it a sweet deal except the die-hard curmudgeon Frank Le

Aug 16, 2014
Malice by Higashino, Keigo, 1958-

Malice

Aug 19, 2014
Low profile ; a Detective Superintendent Henry Christie novel by Oldham, Nick, 1956- author.

Low profile ; a Detective Superintendent Henry Christie novel

Responding to a desperate phone call, Henry Christie stumbles across a gangland-style execution in progress - and only just escapes with his own life. One of the murder victims is a successful local jeweler, but the motive for his brutal killing remains unclear. Meanwhile, ex-cop Steve Flynn is unwittingly sucked into a deadly game of kidnap, torture and murder. Then, when a dangerous figure from his past emerges, Flynn finds himself slap-bang in the middle of a blood soaked race between rival f

Aug 15, 2014
Last to know by Adler, Elizabeth (Elizabeth A.), author.

Last to know

"Evening Lake: idyllic, peaceful, with a close-knit community of families who have been coming to this western Massachusetts getaway for decades. And then newcomer Lacey Havnel and her daughter Bea move in. They are nothing like the well-heeled families who populate Evening Lake. Mysterious, rough-around-the edges, they keep to themselves. Detective Harry Jordan sees his lake home as a respite from solving crimes on the streets of Boston. The Osborne family views their cottage as a way for the f

Aug 15, 2014
Ill-gotten panes by McAndrews, Jennifer, author.

Ill-gotten panes

"Stained-glass aficionado Georgia Kelly packed up her city life for the quiet of small town Wenwood, New York. But the sleepy village's peace is about to get shattered--by murder. After a banking scandal loses Georgia her job and her fiance´, she decides that a change of scenery will help piece her life back together. But escaping to her grandfather's house in the old-fashioned, brick-making Hudson River hamlet of Wenwood, New York, turns out to be less relaxing than she expects. Not only is the

Aug 19, 2014