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Even the dead - a Quirke novel by Black, Benjamin, 1945-

Even the dead - a Quirke novel

"Perhaps Quirke has been down among the dead too long. Lately the Irish pathologist has suffered hallucinations and blackouts, and he fears the cause is a brain tumor. A specialist diagnoses an old head injury caused by a savage beating; all that's needed, the doctor declares, is an extended rest. But Quirke, ever intent on finding his place among the living, is not about to retire."--

Feb 9, 2016
Even dogs in the wild - a novel by Rankin, Ian, author.

Even dogs in the wild - a novel

"Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke is investigating the death of a senior lawyer during a robbery. The case becomes more complex when a note is discovered, indicating that this may have been no random attack. When local gangster Big Ger Cafferty receives an identical message, Clarke decides that the recently retired John Rebus may be able to help. Together the two old adversaries might just stand a chance of saving Cafferty's skin. But a notorious family tailed by a team of undercover detective

Feb 9, 2016
Dressed for Death by Deering, Julianna

Dressed for Death

Feb 9, 2016
Drawing blood - a sketch in crime mystery by Verne, Deirdre, 1965- author.

Drawing blood - a sketch in crime mystery

Feb 9, 2016
Downward facing death by Kelly, Michelle (Romantic fiction writer), author.

Downward facing death

"After ten years away, Keeley Carpenter is excited to be back in Belfrey, the traditional English village hometown she fled as a shy teen, with a plan to reopen her father's neglected butcher shop as a yoga cafe´, where she will sell delicious vegetarian food by day and teach yoga classes at night. However the more traditional residents of Belfrey do not take kindly to this idea-or really anything they deem even remotely "New Age-y." Within an hour of her arrival, Keeley comes face to face with

Feb 9, 2016
Double trouble by Warren, Susan May, 1966-, author

Double trouble

PJ Sugar has finally found something she's good at. Now she's trying not to mess it up. Her first official case as a private investigator ... well, technically a PI's assistant ... is house-sitting for a witness in protective custody. No danger involved, assures her boss Jeremy Kane. However, after a break-in by a late-night prowler it becomes clear that this witness is hiding something and it may cost PJ her life.

Feb 9, 2016
Disgraced by Florio, Gwen

Disgraced

Feb 6, 2016
Death sits down to dinner - a mystery by Arlen, Tessa, author.

Death sits down to dinner - a mystery

"Filled with deceptions both real and imagined, Death Sits Down to Dinner is a delightful Edwardian mystery set in London. Lady Montfort is thrilled to receive an invitation to a dinner party hosted by her close friend Hermione Kingsley, the patroness of England's largest charity. Hermione has pulled together a select gathering to celebrate Winston Churchill's 39th birthday. Some of the oldest families in the country have gathered to toast the dangerously ambitious and utterly charming First L

Feb 9, 2016
Death of an alchemist by Lawrence, Mary, 1959-

Death of an alchemist

"For years, alchemist Ferris Stannum has devoted himself to developing the Elixir of Life, the reputed serum of immortality. Having tested his remedy successfully on an animal, Stannum intends to send his alchemy journal to a colleague in Cairo for confirmation. Instead he is strangled in his bed and his journal is stolen. As the daughter of an alchemist herself, Bianca is well acquainted with the mystical healing arts. As her husband, John, falls ill with the sweating sickness, she dares to hop

Feb 9, 2016
Death of a dishonorable gentleman - a mystery by Arlen, Tessa, author.

Death of a dishonorable gentleman - a mystery

"Lady Montfort has been planning her annual summer costume ball for months, and with scrupulous care. Pulling together the food, flowers and a thousand other details for one of the most significant social occasions of the year is her happily accepted responsibility. But when her husband's degenerate nephew is found murdered, it's more than the ball that is ruined. In fact, Lady Montfort fears that the official police enquiry, driven by petty snobbery and class prejudice, is pointing towards her

Feb 9, 2016
Death of a bad apple by Pike, Penny, author.

Death of a bad apple

Anxious to take a break from bustling San Francisco, Darcy and her Aunt Abby pack up the food truck and head for the apple festival at Apple Valley, California. Aunt Abby is sure her almond apple tarts will be a hit and Darcy wants to collect more recipes for her food truck cookbook. They soon discover that murder is in attendance when the body of a fellow festival-goer is found, and they must try to stop a killer who is rotten to the core.

Feb 3, 2016
Death of a Bacon Heiress by Hollis, Lee

Death of a Bacon Heiress

Feb 9, 2016
Death Descends on Saturn Villa by Kasasian, M. R. C.

Death Descends on Saturn Villa

Feb 9, 2016
Death at Hungerford Stairs by Briggs, J. C. (Jean C.), author.

Death at Hungerford Stairs

"London, November 1849. When a boy is found drowned in the River Thames at Hungerford Stairs, novelist Charles Dickens and Superintendent Jones of Bow Street are mystified to discover the child is not the missing youngster for whom they have been searching. But when two more boys are brutally murdered, the trail leads them on a hunt for a serial killer in a complicated case that tests their abilities to the limit"--

Feb 9, 2016
Death & the Brewmaster's Widow by Ross, Loretta, 1966-

Death & the Brewmaster's Widow

"When firefighter Randy Bogart perishes in the arson fire at an abandoned brewery known as the Brewmaster’s Widow, Death Bogart and his girlfriend Wren Morgan travel to St. Louis, Missouri, to find closure. They discover that Randy left his badge behind at the firehouse before going to the brewery. But the coroner finds another badge on Randy’s body, leaving Death and Wren with more questions than answers. Desperate to know what really happened, Death and Wren begin to investigate. Their digging

Feb 9, 2016
Dearly departed by Conrad, Hy, author.

Dearly departed

"Fanny and Amy Abel, the dynamic mother-and-daughter owners of a New York travel agency, have just booked their biggest trip yet to the Taj Mahal, but when an American is found dead at the famous tourist site, Amy realizes she may have a killer on the tour."--

Feb 9, 2016
Deadly jewels by de Beauvoir, Jeannette, author.

Deadly jewels

"When Martine LeDuc, the dedicated publicity director for the city of Montreal, is summoned into the mayor's office, she immediately runs through all the things that could have gone wrong in the press that day, but for once she's pleasantly surprised. The mayor has good news: the city is due for a PR coup. A doctoral researcher at McGill University has been part of some excavations under the city and has found positive proof that the British crown jewels were indeed, as the rumor goes, stored in

Feb 9, 2016
Deadline for murder by McDermid, Val.

Deadline for murder

Feb 9, 2016
Dead on course by Wilson, Glenis.

Dead on course

Champion jump jockey Harry Radcliffe, back in the saddle and race riding again after a severe fall, reckons his life is now on course. But while racing at Market Rasen, he's handed a note sent from Jake Smith, about to be released from prison after serving a sentence for GBH. Jo-Jo, Jake's sister, has died -- and Jake is convinced she was murdered. Because Harry discovered who killed his brother at Leicester race-course, Jake wants him to uncover the truth about what happened to Jo-Jo. He's

Feb 4, 2016
Dead men don't eat cookies by Lowell, Virginia, author.

Dead men don't eat cookies

"Olivia's mom, Ellie, is always cooking up new schemes, but her latest idea has Livie and Maddie especially excited. Ellie's converting an old boarding house into an arts and crafts school--one that, of course, houses a kitchen for those interested in baking. But right as renovations start, the workers discover a pile of bones buried within the boarding house's walls, evidence of a long forgotten crime. A silver necklace with a cookie cutter charm is found within the remains, convincing one of t

Feb 9, 2016