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Death at the Boston Tea Party by Lake, Deryn

Death at the Boston Tea Party

Jun 25, 2016
Dead loudmouth by Houston, Victoria, 1945- author.

Dead loudmouth

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

Jun 23, 2016
Dead joker - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Holt, Anne, 1958- author.

Dead joker - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel

"Chief Public Prosecutor Sigurd Halvorsrud's wife is found dead in front of the fireplace in the family living room. The cause of death: she has been brutally decapitated. Her husband, who witnessed the grisly murder and is himself covered in blood, immediately falls under suspicion, though he claims his wife's killer was Sta°le Salvesen, a man he'd prosecuted years before. Detective Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen is called in to lead the investigation with her old colleague, Billy T. Despite the ci

Jun 25, 2016
Danger woman - a Botswana mystery by Ramsay, Frederick, author.

Danger woman - a Botswana mystery

One night in Chobe National Park, Ole Anderson, an expert on hyena behavior who's leading a group of trustees from the foundation that funds his research, spots a human skull after witnessing a group of hyenas chasing off a lone lion. Ole brings the grim discovery to park ranger Sanderson, now superintendent of her district, who has been dealing with a "rash of deaths, bodies, and/or their separated parts appearing in her park." Kgabo Modise, her policeman friend from Gaborone, believes the bloo

Jun 25, 2016
Crowned and dangerous - a royal spyness mystery by Bowen, Rhys, author.

Crowned and dangerous - a royal spyness mystery

"Nothing is simple when you're thirty-fifth in line for the British crown, least of all marriage. But with love on their side, and plans to elope, Lady Georgiana Rannoch and her beau Darcy O'Mara hope to bypass a few royal rules... With Darcy driving meout of London in a borrowed motor car, I soon discover that he isn't planning to introduce me to the pleasures of sinning in secret--as I had hoped--but to make me his wife! Of course, there are some quibbles to be dealt with, such as my needing

Jun 25, 2016
Courtin' murder in West Wheeling by Dymmoch, Michael Allen. author.

Courtin' murder in West Wheeling

"When Sheriff Homer Deters' proposal to his sweetheart is interrupted by the report of a body in a ditch, he discovers the corpse is skeletal and half the town has trampled through the scene. Before the investigation gains traction, someone turns a truck load of actual mustangs loose in the Truck Stop parking lot. And when the truck-driver is subsequently murdered, Homer has a real who-dunnit on his hands. Complaints about rats and transients, jackasses of the two and four-legged variety, and a

Jun 25, 2016
Court trouble - a Platform tennis mystery by Befeler, Mike, author.

Court trouble - a Platform tennis mystery

Jun 25, 2016
Cotton - a novel by Heald, Paul J., 1959- author.

Cotton - a novel

"When new evidence arises in a cold case, can Professor Hopkins refrain from delving into a newfound world of corruption, vice, and danger? Stanley Hopkins cannot resist the invitation from a honey-voiced US attorney asking him to track down the source of photographs of a young dance major abducted five years earlier from her apartment in Clarkeston, Georgia. A journalist has stumbled across newly posted pictures of Diana Cavendish on the Internet, apparently taken just days before she disappear

Jun 25, 2016
Cold blood, hot sea by D'Avanzo, Charlene.

Cold blood, hot sea

Jun 25, 2016
Cold Blood Hot Sea by D'avanzo, Charlene

Cold Blood Hot Sea

Jun 24, 2016
Classic at bay - a case for Jack Colby, car detective by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic at bay - a case for Jack Colby, car detective

"When Jack Colby hears a rumour that Old Herne's, the club for aviation and classic car veterans, is closing, he is appalled, and attends its annual event with foreboding. His instinct is right. He has been commissioned to investigate the theft of the Porsche car belonging to its manager, the popular Mike Nelson, but now far worse problems threaten the club when brutal murder proves to be on the agenda."--Dust jacket flap.

Jun 25, 2016
City of jackals by Bilal, Parker, 1960- author.

City of jackals

Hired to investigate the disappearance of a university student who may have become involved in political activities, Makana is drawn by a gruesome murder into an ethnic rivalry and gang war among young men from South Sudan.

Jun 25, 2016
Child not found - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962- author.

Child not found - a Tucker mystery

For hacker extraordinaire Aloysius Tucker, taking his nine-year-old cousin Maria sledding is all about frozen toes and hot coffee in the warming house. It shouldn’t involve chasing after Maria as she’s led into a long black car by a stranger in a Bruins jacket. But by the end of the crisp December morning Maria is gone, her mother is dead, and her father—mafia don Sal—has been arrested for murder. Sensing blood in the water, would-be successors to Sal’s criminal empire square off, agreeing on no

Jun 25, 2016
Chenoo - a novel by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

Chenoo - a novel

"Jacob Neptune, a wise-cracking, two-fisted Penacook private investigator with a checkered past, lives in upstate New York--four hundred miles from his tribal community on Abenaki Island. Then one night the phone rings. "We. got. trouble," Neptune's cousin Dennis says from the other end. And trouble is where it all starts in this brilliant, often hilarious novel by acclaimed Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac. Attacked by bikers before he can even board his plane, Neptune--"Podjo" to his friends

Jun 25, 2016
Charcoal Joe - an Easy Rawlins mystery by Mosley, Walter, author.

Charcoal Joe - an Easy Rawlins mystery

Life for Easy Rawlins is surprisingly... easy. He's living off the proceeds of his last case, trying to keep out of trouble. Of course it's not going to last. Because Easy's old friend Mouse knocks on his door. Mouse is one of the deadliest men in America. And Mouse wants a small favour. He wants Easy to help a man he says is wrongly imprisoned, a friend of Charcoal Joe. Charcoal Joe is a mythical figure in the LA underworld - he pulls all the strings but keeps out of sight. Reluctantly, Easy ag

Jun 25, 2016
Chaos - a Scarpetta novel. by Cornwell, Patricia.

Chaos - a Scarpetta novel.

Jun 22, 2016
Burn what will burn by McKenzie, C. B., author.

Burn what will burn

"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

Jun 25, 2016
Brighton by Harvey, Michael T., author.

Brighton

Nearly three decades after his best friend takes the fall for a heinous act of violence they both committed, Kevin Pearce, now a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, reports on a string of murders in which his friend has been declared a prime suspect.

Jun 25, 2016
Brain Storm by Viets, Elaine

Brain Storm

Jun 25, 2016
Borrowing death by Pegau, Cathy, author.

Borrowing death

Jun 25, 2016