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Deadliest of sins - a novel of suspense by Bissell, Sallie.

Deadliest of sins - a novel of suspense

"Mary Crow's new job as western North Carolina's special legal counsel leads her to a string of possible homophobic hate crimes tied to an extreme preacher as well as a boy searching for his missing sister" --

Apr 19, 2014
Dark Angel by Jungstedt, Mari/ Nunnally, Tiina (TRN)

Dark Angel

Apr 19, 2014
Dante's poison - a Mark Angelotti novel by Raimondo, Lynne, 1957-

Dante's poison - a Mark Angelotti novel

"Blind psychiatrist Mark Angelotti has just enrolled in a drug trial that holds out hope of restoring his eyesight when he is enlisted to act as an expert witness in a case that is rocking the Chicago legal community"--

Apr 19, 2014
Dakota by Florio, Gwen, 1955-

Dakota

Former foreign correspondent Lola Wicks is getting a little bored in Magpie, Montana, where she landed at a small local newspaper after being downsized from her job in Kabul. Then Judith Calf Looking, a local Blackfeet girl missing for several months, turns up dead in a snowbank with a mysterious brand on her forearm. The sheriff - whose romantic relationship with Lola provides Magpie with its most delicious gossip in years - thinks Judith probably froze to death while hitch-hiking back to the r

Apr 19, 2014
Close Knit Killer by Sefton, Maggie

Close Knit Killer

Apr 19, 2014
Classic in the pits by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic in the pits

Apr 19, 2014
Circles in the Snow - a Bo Tully mystery by McManus, Patrick F.

Circles in the Snow - a Bo Tully mystery

"Bo Tully, sheriff of Blight County, Idaho, has dealt with small-town crime throughout his long, storied career. Now, contemplating retirement after years on the job, Tully is faced with perhaps his most perplexing case yet. When area bald eagles start getting picked off by a ghost-like killer, and when a prominent local rancher is murdered by an arrow with eagle fletching, things gets complicated fast. In this fast-paced whodunit, Tully has a vast array of suspects to chose from-including the r

Apr 19, 2014
Chip off the ice block murder - a Shay O'Hanlon caper by Chandler, Jessie.

Chip off the ice block murder - a Shay O'Hanlon caper

Apr 19, 2014
Children of the revolution - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950-

Children of the revolution - an Inspector Banks novel

"A disgraced college lecturer is found murdered on a disused railway line near his home. He has 5,000 euros in his pocket, yet in the four years since his dismissal has been living a poverty-stricken and hermit-like existence. There are many suspects, mostly at the college where he used to teach, but Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks, much to the chagrin of his boss, soon becomes fixated on Lady Veronica Chalmers, who appears to have links with the victim going back to the early 1970s at the

Apr 19, 2014
Child's play by Carter, Maureen, author.

Child's play

Apr 18, 2014
Catnapped! - a dead-end job mystery by Viets, Elaine, 1950-

Catnapped! - a dead-end job mystery

Apr 19, 2014
By its cover by Leon, Donna.

By its cover

One afternoon, Commissario Guido Brunetti gets a frantic call from the director of a prestigious Venetian library. Someone has stolen pages out of several rare books. After a round of questioning, the case seems clear: the culprit must be the man who requested the volumes, an American professor from a Kansas university. The only problem--the man fled the library earlier that day, and after checking his credentials, the American professor doesn't exist. As the investigation proceeds, the suspects

Apr 19, 2014
Brooklyn graves - an Erica Donato mystery by Stein, Triss.

Brooklyn graves - an Erica Donato mystery

A brutally murdered family man without an enemy in the world. A box full of charming letters home, written a century ago by an unknown female worker at the famed Tiffany studios. Historic Green-Wood cemetery, where a decrepit mausoleum with stunning stained glass windows is now off limits. Suddenly, all of this is part of Erica Donato's life.

Apr 19, 2014
Broken trust - a Nora Abbott mystery by Baker, Shannon, 1960-

Broken trust - a Nora Abbott mystery

"Troubled Nora Abbott moves to Colorado and takes a job with an environmental trust, but her predecessor soon turns up dead"--

Apr 18, 2014
Booty bones / A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery by Haines, Carolyn.

Booty bones / A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

"Sarah Booth Delaney's fiance, Graf Milieu, has become depressed while recovering from a severe leg injury, but Sarah Booth knows just how to help him heal. She's arranged a romantic getaway for the two of them at a lovely beach cottage on Dauphin Islandoff the Gulf Coast. On the first day of their island adventure, they take a historical tour led by Angela Trotter, a young woman well-versed in local lore, including rumors of pirate treasure hidden somewhere on the island. In fact, Angela confid

Apr 19, 2014
Bone Dust White by Salvalaggio, Karin, author.

Bone Dust White

"Someone is knocking at the door to Grace Adams' house, and he won't stop. Grace thinks she knows who it is, but when she goes to her second floor window for a look she sees a woman she doesn't recognize. The woman isn't alone for long before a man emerges from the dark of the surrounding woods, stabs her, and leaves her for dead. Trying to help, Grace goes to the woman and is shocked to find that it's her mother Leanne--a woman who abandoned her 11 years before. There's nothing she can do, and

Apr 19, 2014
Body Slam by Burns, Rex

Body Slam

Apr 19, 2014
Body copy by Craven, Michael.

Body copy

Apr 19, 2014
Bloom and doom by Allen, Beverly.

Bloom and doom

"As the co-owner of the Rose in Bloom, Audrey Bloom creates magnificent flower arrangements for brides to be. Though helping to plan a wedding can be stressful, it's nothing compared to the groom turning up dead"--Back cover.

Apr 19, 2014
Aunt Dimity and the wishing well by Atherton, Nancy.

Aunt Dimity and the wishing well

"When a strapping young Australian named Jack MacBride arrives in Finch to wrap up his late uncle's affairs, heads turn in the sleepy English village. But when Lori volunteers to help Jack clear out his uncle's overgrown garden, they discover something even more shocking than a stranger turning up in Finch. After Lori laughingly tosses a coin into the garden's old well and makes a wish, she is baffled to find that the wish seems to have come true. Word spreads, and the villagers turn out in drov

Apr 19, 2014