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Hoodoo by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Hoodoo

"After an environmental lawyer, a copper mining executive, and an ethnobotanist are killed, geologist Frankie MacFarlane becomes a suspect. Frankie must decipher interlocking puzzles to clear her name and to find the killer in a mystery that involves the conflict between mining and land values in the Southwest"--Provided by publisher.

Jun 26, 2015
High country nocturne by Talton, Jon, author.

High country nocturne

"A cache of diamonds is stolen in Phoenix. The prime suspect is former Maricopa County sheriff Mike Peralta, now a private investigator. Disappearing into Arizona's mountainous high country, Peralta leaves his business partner and longtime friend David Mapstone with a stark choice: he can cooperate with the FBI, or strike out on his own to find Peralta and what really happened."--

Jun 30, 2015
Hell's gate by Crompton, Richard, 1973- author.

Hell's gate

Mollel, "the Maasai warrior-turned-detective, has been banished from Nairobi, Kenya's bustling metropolis, to a small, fly-blown town on the edge of a national park. His career, he thinks, has taken a nosedive. His colleagues on the police force are a close-knit group and they have not taken kindly to a stranger in their midst. Mollel suspects they are guilty of the extortion and bribery that plague the force. But when the body of a flower worker turns up in the local lake, he begins to wonder i

Jun 30, 2015
Hard truth - a novel by Stewart, Mariah.

Hard truth - a novel

Returning home to Pennsylvania to sell the old family property in the wake of her parents' deaths, Lorna Temple joins forces with private detective T.J. Dawson in a twenty-year-old case involving the disappearance of two children.

Jun 30, 2015
Hangman's Game - A Mystery by Syken, Bill

Hangman's Game - A Mystery

Jun 30, 2015
Hair of the Dog by Slater, Susan

Hair of the Dog

Jun 30, 2015
Goodie one shoes - an Emily's place mystery by Siegel, Roslyn.

Goodie one shoes - an Emily's place mystery

A Jimmy Choo Sandal. A Manolo Blahnik mule; a Sergio Rossi slide, a Prada sliver-heeled boot. As magic as Cinderella's glass slipper. Even when they don't fit, they can determine your life--or end it. Emily knows these things because she owns a discount shoe store on the colorful Upper West Side of Manhattan--Emily's Place, a neighborhood hangout for shoe lovers, where customers could find a sympathetic ear, a hot cup of coffee and the perfect shoe. Unfortunately, someone has decided that a sexy

Jun 30, 2015
Fracture by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Fracture

"Now reunited, Frankie MacFarlane and Philo Dain attempt to recover the Dain coin collection stolen by Philo's murdered aunt. As they follow the trail, Frankie and Philo unearth secrets from Philo's past and discover a treasure hidden from the world for nearly two hundred years"--Provided by publisher.

Jun 26, 2015
Forsaken soul by Royal, Priscilla.

Forsaken soul

The poisoning death of Martin the Cooper is just the start of trouble for Prioress Eleanor of Tyndal as she deals with a host of criminal suspects, a new anchoress who terrifies her servants, and the loyalty of Brother Thomas.

Jun 29, 2015
Forsaken soul - a medieval mystery by Royal, Priscilla.

Forsaken soul - a medieval mystery

The summer of 1273 is peaceful for most of England, except in the village of Tyndal, where Martin the cooper has been poisoned at the local inn. Martin had plenty of enemies; the killer could be anyone. Prioress Eleanor grieves for her friend, the newly bereaved Crowner Ralf, and offers what help she can. But when her own problems multiply, Eleanor has good reason to regret her kindness. Her new anchoress terrifies her servants and welcomes visitors to her window at night. One of those visitors

Jun 30, 2015
Fool me once by Hockensmith, Steve.

Fool me once

Jun 30, 2015
Flask of the drunken master - a Shinobi mystery by Spann, Susan.

Flask of the drunken master - a Shinobi mystery

"August 1565: When a rival artisan turns up dead outside Ginjiro's brewery, and all the evidence implicates the brewer, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo must find the killer before the magistrate executes Ginjiro and seizes the brewery, leaving his wife and daughter destitute. A missing merchant, a vicious debt collector, and a female moneylender join Ginjiro and the victim's spendthrift son on the suspect list. But with Kyoto on alert in the wake of the shogun's rece

Jun 30, 2015
Fat cat spreads out by Cantrell, Janet, author.

Fat cat spreads out

"A booth at the Bunyan County Harvest Fair seems like the perfect opportunity for Charity "Chase" Oliver and Anna Larson to promote their Bar None bakery business. Unfortunately, plus-sized pussycat Quincy has plans for their delicious dessert bars other than selling them to customers. After tearing through their inventory, Quincy goes roaming the fairgrounds in search of more delights. But what he finds is murder. One of the top contenders in a butter-sculpting contest has been killed, and Chas

Jun 30, 2015
Farmed and dangerous by Maxwell, Edith, author.

Farmed and dangerous

Cam is finding the New Year just as hectic as the old one. Her sometimes rocky relationship with Chef Jake Ericsson is in a deep freeze, she's struggling to provide the promised amount of food to the subscribers in her first winter CSA, and her new greenhouse might just collapse from the weight of the snow. Supplying fresh ingredients for a dinner at the local assisted living facility seems like the least of her worries--until one of the elderly residents dies after eating some of her produce"--

Jun 25, 2015
Fallen sparrow - a Peyton Cote novel by Keeley, D. A., 1970-

Fallen sparrow - a Peyton Cote novel

Jun 30, 2015
Dragonfish - a novel by Tran, Vu, 1975-

Dragonfish - a novel

Jun 27, 2015
Double whammy by Hiaasen, Carl.

Double whammy

In big stakes bass fishing tournaments, contestants will do anything to win. Maybe tht's why there is a corpse floating in Coon Bog. Now it's up to R.J. Decker, novice private investigator, to find out who was dying to get the biggest fish. Help comes in the unlikely form of Skink, a half-mad hermit with a taste for road kill.--

Jun 30, 2015
Double dog dare - a Raine Stockton dog mystery by Ball, Donna.

Double dog dare - a Raine Stockton dog mystery

For dog trainer and search-and-rescue volunteer Raine Stockton, a vacation to the Caribbean resort island of St. Bart's sounds like the perfect antidote for stress, since it includes three of her favorite traveling companions: boyfriend Miles, his daughter Melanie, and Raine's golden retriever Cisco. But even in paradise, trouble finds them as Miles and Raine are drawn into a murder investigation. Raine faces her worst fears when someone she loves goes missing, and she is forced to navigate unfa

Jun 30, 2015
Devil's bridge - a novel by Fairstein, Linda A.

Devil's bridge - a novel

Jun 27, 2015
Desperate measures - a novel by Orchard, Sandra.

Desperate measures - a novel

Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the supposed "miracle plant" that tore her family apart years ago. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding her father's disappearance. She's willing to risk anything to find the truth, including her relationship with Detective Tom Parker. But with so many people in pursuit of the plant, going it alone might be a fatal mistake.

Jun 30, 2015