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Death deals a hand - a California Zephyr mystery by Dawson, Janet, author.

Death deals a hand - a California Zephyr mystery

"It's April 1953, and Zephyrette Jill McLeod is back on the rails, aboard the fabled train called the California Zephyr. Heading west from Chicago to the San Francisco Bay Area, Jill looks forward to reuniting with family members and the new man in her life. She’s learned to expect and deal with just about anything on the train, from troublesome passengers to long-lost relatives to high-stakes poker games. But the stakes just got even higher: Death has a seat at the table."--

Apr 29, 2016
Deadly ruse - a Mac McClellan mystery by Helms, E. Michael.

Deadly ruse - a Mac McClellan mystery

"After a twenty-four year stint in the Marines, combat veteran Mac McClellan settles in the Florida Panhandle to relax and enjoy being a civilian while he figures out what to do with the rest of his life. But startling revelations about his lady friend and threats of murder lead Mac into the investigation business"--

Apr 29, 2016
Deadly intent by Sweeney, Anna.

Deadly intent

Maureen lies unconscious on a lonely track. Her husband blames a fellow holidaymaker at Nessa McDermott's country house on Ireland's enchanting Beara peninsula. Two days later, a man's body is found, strangled and dumped. Amid a frenzy of police, media and family pressures, former journalist Nessa has to find her own answers. Meanwhile, ambitious young policeman Redmond Joyce is also hell-bent on identifying the murderer, and conflict between them grows as they close in on the horrifying truth.

Apr 29, 2016
Deadly intent by Sweeney, Anna, author.

Deadly intent

After a man is found murdered on the Beara Peninsula where former journalist Nessa McDermott has a country house, she decides to investigate, coming into conflict with an ambitious policeman, Redmond Joyce, as they begin to realize the disturbing nature of the crime.

Apr 24, 2016
Deadly dunes - a Mac McClellan mystery by Helms, E. Michael, author.

Deadly dunes - a Mac McClellan mystery

Hours after hiring Mac McClellan to investigate the supposed suicide of her archaeologist brother, single-mom Jessie dies in a car accident. Jessie had just showed Mac artifacts and a copy of a map Jake found, items that indicate Hernando de Soto and his explorers might have camped on Five Mile Island during the winter of 1539-1540. Studying the map, Mac determines the site lies in the middle of a planned resort, The Dunes. Declaring the area an historic site could shut the project down. Suspici

Apr 29, 2016
Dead loudmouth by Houston, Victoria, 1945- author.

Dead loudmouth

"A Wisconsin detective must solve a double murder and rescue a kidnapped child"--

Apr 29, 2016
Dark side by Duffy, Margaret, author.

Dark side

When their friend, Detective Chief Inspector Carrick, becomes the prime suspect in a murder, Ingrid and Patrick take up the case to try to prove his innocence.

Apr 29, 2016
Dangerous Minds by Masters, Priscilla

Dangerous Minds

Apr 29, 2016
Crime and poetry by Flower, Amanda, author.

Crime and poetry

Violet Waverly rushes home to her ailing grandmother to find it was all a ploy to get her closer to home. Violet begins working in Charming Books, her grandma's magical bookshop. Soon a dead man is discovered clutching a volume of Emily Dickinson's poems and Violet is caught up in the mystery.

Apr 29, 2016
Come dark - a Posadas County mystery by Havill, Steven, author

Come dark - a Posadas County mystery

The Posadas High School girls' volleyball team is on a hot winning streak, exciting everyone. But then the coach, Clint Scott, is found gunned down in the girls' shower room, the victim of four bullets, one fired nearly point blank into his heart. Dead for hours, he was killed soon after the end of last night's game. And, last night, a homegrown Banksy tagged several sites in town before he apparently began work on a section of wall outside the girls' locker room at the high school--a project th

Apr 29, 2016
Cold girl - a B.C. blues crime novel by Greenaway, R. M., author.

Cold girl - a B.C. blues crime novel

Apr 29, 2016
Clamour of crows by Merritt, Raymond W, author.

Clamour of crows

Apr 29, 2016
City of Jackals by Bilal, Parker

City of Jackals

Apr 29, 2016
Child not found - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962- author.

Child not found - a Tucker mystery

Apr 29, 2016
Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery by Griffin, H. Terrell, author.

Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery

Matt Royal returns to the courtroom to defend his friend Abby Lester, who has been charged with murder, and must face a hotshot prosecuting attorney while searching for the real killer.

Apr 29, 2016
Charcoal Joe by Mosley, Walter, author.

Charcoal Joe

Easy Rawlins' plans to marry his girlfriend and start a new detective agency are interrupted by the case of a promising Stanford student who has been charged with the race-related murder of a white man.

Apr 29, 2016
Calamity in Kent by Rowland, John, 1907-1984, author.

Calamity in Kent

"In the peaceful seaside town of Broadgate, an impossible crime occurs. The operator of the cliff railway locks the empty carriage one evening; when he returns to work next morning, a dead body is locked inside--a man who has been stabbed in the back. Jimmy London, a newspaper reporter, is first on the scene. He is quick on the trail for clues--and agrees to pool his knowledge with Inspector Shelley of Scotland Yard, who is holidaying in the area. Mistrustful of the plodding local policeman, Ins

Apr 29, 2016
Butcher bird by Sykes, S. D., author.

Butcher bird

Oswald de Lacey is growing up fast in his new position as Lord of Somershill Manor. The Black Death changed many things, and just as it took away his father and elder brothers, leaving Oswald to be recalled from the monastery where he expected to spend his life, so it has taken many of his villagers and servants. However, there is still the same amount of work to be done in the farms and fields, and the few people left to do it think they should be paid more - something the King himself has forb

Apr 29, 2016
Burn what will burn - a novel by McKenzie, C. B, author.

Burn what will burn - a novel

"Bob Reynolds doesn't recognize the body in the creek, but he does recognize the danger of it. He's a newcomer to town, not entirely welcome and not entirely on good footing with the sheriff. So far, he's kept his head down, mostly over the bar at the Crow's Nest. But he has other interests than drinking and spending his inheritance, including one that goes by the name Tammy Fay Smith and who may have caught the sheriff's eye as well. Bob Reynolds would rather pretend he never saw the body, but

Apr 29, 2016
Buried by Masterton, Graham, author.

Buried

Katie Maguire knows that in this part of Ireland, the past can never stay buried... In Blarney, Cork, an old millworker's cottage guards its secrets. In 1921, a mother, father and their two young children disappeared from this house. And now, ninety-five years later, their mummified bodies have been discovered under the floorboards. The neighbors cannot imagine who would have killed such a harmless family all those years ago. But as DS Katie Maguire investigates, the flames of old family rivalri

Apr 29, 2016