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Death in Brittany by Bannalec, Jean-Luc, 1966- author.

Death in Brittany

"Commissaire Georges Dupin, a Parisian-born caffeine junkie recently relocated from the glamour of Paris to the remote (if picturesque) Breton coast, is not happy when he is dragged from his morning croissant and coffee to the scene of a curious murder. The local village of Pont-Aven--a sleepy community by the sea where everyone knows one other and nothing much seems to happen--is in shock. The legendary ninety-one-year-old hotelier Pierre-Louis Pennec, owner of the Central Hotel, has been found

Jul 26, 2015
Death by tiara by Levine, Laura, 1943- author.

Death by tiara

When she is hired to write lyrics for a contestant in the talent competition for the Miss Teen Queen America pageant, freelance writer Jaine Austen is plunged into a glittering nightmare of vicious stage moms, exacting judges and trash-talking teens after a catfight turns deadly.

Jul 26, 2015
Death at Tammany Hall by O'Brien, Charles, 1927- auhtor.

Death at Tammany Hall

Jul 26, 2015
Death assemblage by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Death assemblage

Frankie MacFarlane visits Pair-a-Dice, Nevada to study rocks for her geology dissertation, but gets involved in a mystery when two recent murders seem tied to ancient violence that she's discovered in her geological research.

Jul 27, 2015
Deadly election by Davis, Lindsey.

Deadly election

"In the first century A.D., during Domitian's reign, Flavia Albia is ready for a short break from her family. So, in July, she returns to Rome, leaving them at their place on the coast. Albia, the daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, now retired as private informer, has taken up her father's former profession and it's time to get back to work. The first order business, however, is the corpse found in a chest sent as part of a large lot to be sold by the Falco family auction house. As the senior fami

Jul 27, 2015
Daughter of Ashes - A Hannah Ives Murder Mystery by Talley, Marcia

Daughter of Ashes - A Hannah Ives Murder Mystery

Jul 27, 2015
Dance of the bones - a J.P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker novel by Jance, Judith A, author.

Dance of the bones - a J.P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker novel

Retired sheriff Brandon Walker calls on J.P. Beaumont for help when he discovers that there are links between a years-old murder case he has been called on to investigate and another unsolved case in Seattle.

Jul 27, 2015
Corridors of the night - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne.

Corridors of the night - a William Monk novel

"Anne Perry, that incomparable novelist of life in Victorian England, has once again surpassed herself, with this twenty-first installment of her New York Times bestselling William Monk series. In Corridors of the Night, nurse Hester Monk and her husband, William, commander of the Thames River Police, do desperate battle with two obsessed scientists who in the name of healing have turned to homicide. The monomaniacal Rand brothers--Magnus, a cunning doctor, and Hamilton, a genius chemist--are u

Jul 27, 2015
Corpse flower by Ferris, Gloria, 1947-, author.

Corpse flower

Former socialite Bliss Cornwall finds herself at risk of becoming a murder victim when she agrees to help her cousin find a mate for his giant jungle plant. Soon police officer Neil Redfern is scrutinizing her activities and interfering with her job.

Jul 27, 2015
Come Hell or Highball by Chance, Maia

Come Hell or Highball

Jul 27, 2015
Code Grey by Simon, Clea

Code Grey

Jul 27, 2015
Clandestine - a St-Cyr and Kohler mystery by Janes, J. Robert (Joseph Robert), 1935- author.

Clandestine - a St-Cyr and Kohler mystery

The last time Jean-Louis St-Cyr visited the ruins of this ancient abbey, during one of the bloodiest campaigns of the Great War, a sniper nearly killed him. Three decades later, death has brought him here again. Ever since the German occupation of France, the chief inspector has worked alongside German detective inspector Hermann Kohler, solving crimes too common to pique the Gestapo's interest. Now, during the fall of 1943, the war is going badly for the Third Reich, but conflicts continue to p

Jul 27, 2015
City of Echoes by Ellis, Robert

City of Echoes

Jul 27, 2015
Cities and thrones by Patel, Carrie, author.

Cities and thrones

"In the fantastical, gaslit underground city of Recolleta, oligarchs from foreign states and revolutionaries from the farming communes vie for power in the wake of the city's coup. The dark, forbidden knowledge of how the city came to be founded has been released into the world for all to read, and now someone must pay. Inspector Liesl Malone is on her toes, trying to keep the peace, and Arnault's spy ring is more active than ever. Has the city's increased access to knowledge put the citizens in

Jul 27, 2015
Chasing Justice - A Matt Royal Mystery by Griffin, H. Terrell

Chasing Justice - A Matt Royal Mystery

Jul 27, 2015
Candy Corn Murder by Meier, Leslie

Candy Corn Murder

Jul 27, 2015
Burnt Siena - a Flora Garibaldi art history mystery by Wisseman, Sarah Underhill, author.

Burnt Siena - a Flora Garibaldi art history mystery

"In the magical and historically rich city of Siena, Italy, old paintings are as common as cobblestones. But what if some of those paintings are forgeries? And what if your employers at a respected firm of art conservators might be smuggling antiquities? After colleague and roommate Ernst Mann is found dead in the street below their apartment balcony, Flora Garibaldi suspects her bosses are crooks and that her new job is disintegrating into desiccated paint flakes. Burnt Sienna is a suspenseful

Jul 27, 2015
Buried by the Roan - an Allison Coil mystery by Stevens, Mark, 1954-

Buried by the Roan - an Allison Coil mystery

In order to solve the mystery surrounding a highly skilled hunter's death, Alison must deal with a possible stalker targeting her latest group, mysterious illnesses caused by poisoned drinking water, and a dispute among neighbors about natural gas drilling.

Jul 27, 2015
Brutality by Thoft, Ingrid, author.

Brutality

"When soccer mom Liz Barone is attacked in her kitchen and left with a life-threatening injury, Fina Ludlow is hired by Liz's mother to identify her attacker. It's unusual for Fina to take a case that isn't connected to the family firm, Ludlow and Associates, but Liz was in the process of suing her alma mater, New England University-a suit that could be a legal gold mine. Twenty years earlier, Liz was an NEU soccer star known for her physical toughness; however, a serious cognitive decline has s

Jul 23, 2015
Brush back by Paretsky, Sara, author.

Brush back

Reluctantly agreeing to help when an old boyfriend asks her to exonerate his mother for the murder of his sister, V. I. Warshawski is forced to confront ugly politics and violent elements in her hometown.

Jul 27, 2015