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Kilt at the highland games by Dunnett, Kaitlyn, author.

Kilt at the highland games

It's July in Moosetookalook, Maine, and Scottish Emporium proprietress Liss MacCrimmon Ruskin is prepping her wares for the annual Celtic heritage festival. But as a sinister crime wave washes over the quiet town, this year's celebration might prove a wee bit more eventful - and deadly - than tartan and bagpipes.

Aug 24, 2016
Killer look by Fairstein, Linda A., author.

Killer look

"New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world, well-known for its glamour and style. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the runway, where American haute couture continually astounds with its creativity, daring, and innovation in the name of beauty. Yet high fashion means high stakes, as Alex Cooper quickly discovers when businessman and designer Wolf Savage is found dead in an apparent suicide, mere days before the biggest show of his career."--

Aug 24, 2016
Killer kool by Ambrose, Marty.

Killer kool

Aug 20, 2016
Jimmy and Fay by Mayo, Michael

Jimmy and Fay

Aug 24, 2016
Island intrigue by Ambrose, Marty.

Island intrigue

When an unseasonable cold snap hits Coral Island in Southwest Florida, reporter Mallie Monroe tries to stay warm even as she scrambles for a way to heat up her news stories. Between boring town hall meetings and tedious elementary school events, the island seems to be settling into a deep freeze. But when a local boy disapperas, Mallie swings into investigative mode -- much to the dismay of sexy island cop Nick Billie. To complicate matters, the newspaper's pseudo-psychic becomes Mallie's unwitt

Aug 20, 2016
Incensed by Lin, Ed, author.

Incensed

"In Taiwan, the Mid-Autumn Festival is a time for prioritizing family. When 25-year-old Jing-nan's gangster uncle, Big Eye, asks a favor, Jing-nan can't exactly say no, especially because two goons are going to follow him around to make sure he gets it done right. The favor is this: Big Eye's 16-year old daughter, Mei-ling, has a biker boyfriend from the wrong side of the tracks--in Big Eye's gangster opinion--and Big Eye wants Jing-nan to bring her to Taipei, away from the bad influences, and s

Aug 24, 2016
In the land of milk and honey - an Elizabeth Harris novel by Jensen, Jane, author.

In the land of milk and honey - an Elizabeth Harris novel

"With its peaceful, hardworking Amish population, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a rural paradise. But former NYPD homicide detective Elizabeth Harris knows that evil lurks there--it's just easier to hide... By solving the murders of two local girls, Elizabeth has gained some trust from the Amish community. So she's the first person its members turn to when a fast and fatal illness takes hold, though many believe that the sickness stems from a hexerei--a curse placed by a practitioner of old

Aug 24, 2016
In bitter chill by Ward, Sarah (British author), author.

In bitter chill

"The deepest secrets are the ones we keep from ourselves in this richly atmospheric, compellingly written, and expertly constructed crime debut from an emerging talent. Derbyshire, 1978: a small town in the idyllic English countryside is traumatized by the kidnapping of two young schoolgirls, Rachel Jones and Sophie Jenkins. Within hours, Rachel is found wandering alone near the roadside, unharmed yet unable to remember anything, except that her abductor was a woman. No trace of Sophie is ever d

Aug 24, 2016
I shot the Buddha by Cotterill, Colin, author.

I shot the Buddha

"Laos, 1979: Retired coroner Siri Paiboun and his wife, Madame Daeng, have never been able to turn away a misfit. As a result, they share their small Vientiane house with an assortment of homeless people, mendicants, and oddballs. One of these oddballs is Noo, a Buddhist monk, who rides out on his bicycle one day and never comes back, leaving only a cryptic note in the refrigerator. Realizing that he needs rescuing, Siri and Daeng sneak illegally across the Mekhong River to Thailand, trying to t

Aug 24, 2016
Hook, line, and murder by Fletcher, Jessica, author.

Hook, line, and murder

"The USA Today bestselling Murder, She Wrote mystery series continues as Jessica Fletcher takes a relaxing getaway that turns into a reel deadly situation. Jessica enters a fly-fishing competition at a nearby lake. Joining her is the sheriff's wife, Maureen Metzger, who surprises Jess with her enthusiasm for the sport. Their guide, however, is a surprise to both... Brian Kinney is an ex-con. Jailed as an accomplice to Darryl Jepson, a convicted killer, Brian was later exonerated, but not befor

Aug 24, 2016
Grilling the subject by Gerber, Daryl Wood, author.

Grilling the subject

Things heat up for bookstore owner Jenna Hart in the latest Cookbook Nook mystery from the Agatha Award-winning author of Fudging the Books . As the Wild West Extravaganza rides into Crystal Cove, California, Cookbook Nook store owner Jenna Hart is ready to indulge her appetite for grilled and barbecued treats and maybe even try the Texas skip. But when the body of one of her father's neighbors is found the next morning smoldering in a bonfire, the rodeo revelry is extinguished. Sylvia Gump had

Aug 24, 2016
Ghost times two by Hart, Carolyn G, author.

Ghost times two

"Carolyn Hart--New York Times bestselling author of Ghost to the Rescue--returns with a new Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel in which one woman shatters the glass ceiling...with a little help from beyond. Bailey Ruth Raeburn's latest mission is to guide the happy-go-lucky spirit of a deceased young man named Jimmy to the next life. But Jimmy is determined to watch over his still-living girlfriend Megan, whom he wants to be happy even without him--which is easier said than done. As if being haunted by her

Aug 24, 2016
Foreign bodies by Wishart, David, 1952-

Foreign bodies

"June, AD42. The emperor Claudius himself has requested Corvinus's help in investigating the murder of a Gallic wine merchant, stabbed to death as he was taking an afternoon nap in his summer-house at Lugdunum. Not especially happy at being despatched to Gaul, and even less enamoured of his enforced travelling companion, the insufferable Domitius Crinas, Corvinus is increasingly frustrated as it becomes clear that the dead man's extended family and friends are hiding something from him. Unused t

Aug 24, 2016
Fire in the stars / An Amanda Doucette Mystery by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947- author.

Fire in the stars / An Amanda Doucette Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Final act - a Lambert & Hook police procedural by Gregson, J. M., author.

Final act - a Lambert & Hook police procedural

"Sam Jackson is not a man who suffers fools - or anyone else - gladly. A successful British television producer who fancies himself as a Hollywood mogul, he makes enemies easily, and delights in the fact. It is no great surprise that such a man should meet a violent death. Detective Chief Superintendent Lambert and Detective Sergeant Hook deduce that the person who killed him is almost certainly to be found among the company of actors who are shooting a series of detective mysteries in rural Her

Aug 21, 2016
Face blind by Hawvermale, Lance, 1972- author.

Face blind

"A man with a neurological disorder that prevents him from recognizing human faces confronts an enigmatic killer in Chile's Atacama desert - the most lifeless place on earth Gabe Traylin is face-blind, unable to tell one person from the next. Content to earn his living well away from civilization, he works as an astronomer at an observatory in the earth's driest desert, where no rain has fallen in 400 years. But when he witnesses a murder that he's unable to stop or comprehend, Gabe finds himsel

Aug 24, 2016
Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon by King, Laurie R. (EDT)/ Klinger, Leslie S. (EDT)

Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon

Aug 24, 2016
Dust to dust by Duffy, Margaret, author.

Dust to dust

The murder of Richard Daws, 14th Earl of Hartwood and a senior official at the National Crime Agency at his home -- the highly secure Hartwood Castle -- has sent shockwaves through MI5, MI6 and the Met. Patrick Gillard, Daws' prote´ge´ and 'adviser' to the NCA, along with his wife and working partner, Ingrid Langley, vows to find his killer. Soon hunting down the recently out-of-jail Nicholas Haldane -- a bent ex-civil servant who once tried to kill Daws, as well as dealing with the arrival of I

Aug 21, 2016
Die like an eagle - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna, author.

Die like an eagle - a Meg Langslow mystery

"The brilliantly funny Donna Andrews delivers another winner in the acclaimed avian-themed series that mystery readers have come to love. The nineteenth book in her New York Times best-selling series continues to surprise and delight in this next knee slapping adventure featuring Meg Langslow and all the eccentric characters that make up her world. Meg is Team Mom and Michael is coach of their twin sons' youth baseball team, the Caerphilly Eagles. Meg tangles with Biff Brown, the petty, vindicti

Aug 24, 2016
Devil Sent the Rain by Turner, Lisa

Devil Sent the Rain

Aug 24, 2016