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Friends in high places - a Liberty Lane mystery by Peacock, Caro, author.

Friends in high places - a Liberty Lane mystery

Featuring private investigator Liberty Lane September, 1840. Novelist and patron of the arts Lady Blessington has hired Liberty Lane to escort a French gentleman to The Hague. For he has in his possession important papers that will assist in the forthcoming trial of Prince Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, the late emperor's nephew who has failed in an attempt to seize power in France. Plans for the undercover expedition are disrupted however when a body is found hanging in the attic at Gore House, Lady

Aug 1, 2015
Forsaken soul - a medieval mystery by Royal, Priscilla.

Forsaken soul - a medieval mystery

The summer of 1273 is peaceful for most of England, except in the village of Tyndal, where Martin the cooper has been poisoned at the local inn. Martin had plenty of enemies; the killer could be anyone. Prioress Eleanor grieves for her friend, the newly bereaved Crowner Ralf, and offers what help she can. But when her own problems multiply, Eleanor has good reason to regret her kindness. Her new anchoress terrifies her servants and welcomes visitors to her window at night. One of those visitors

Jul 29, 2015
Forgotten Voices by Adams, Jane A.

Forgotten Voices

Aug 1, 2015
Flask of the drunken master - a Shinobi mystery by Spann, Susan, author.

Flask of the drunken master - a Shinobi mystery

"August 1565: When a rival artisan turns up dead outside Ginjiro's brewery, and all the evidence implicates the brewer, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo must find the killer before the magistrate executes Ginjiro and seizes the brewery, leaving his wife and daughter destitute. A missing merchant, a vicious debt collector, and a female moneylender join Ginjiro and the victim's spendthrift son on the suspect list. But with Kyoto on alert in the wake of the shogun's rece

Aug 1, 2015
Final sentence by Gerber, Daryl Wood.

Final sentence

Aug 1, 2015
Fast shuffle by Black, David, 1945- author.

Fast shuffle

"Harry Dickinson is a used car salesman who dreams of being a private detective. His girlfriend, Friday, finds this charming, though she warns him not to get carried away. The local cops are becoming fed up with him. His sister and brother-in-law think he's unstable and too old for such fantasies. They want him locked up. When Harry stumbles upon the case of a missing woman, he decides to investigate. However, the situation is far more complex-and more dangerous-than he imagines. Turning to the

Aug 1, 2015
Entry Island by May, Peter

Entry Island

Aug 1, 2015
Encore by Koetting, Alexis

Encore

Aug 1, 2015
Drawing fire by Cantore, Janice, author.

Drawing fire

Homicide Detective Abby Hart's parents were murdered and the restaurant they owned set on fire while she was inside-- and only six years old. When an elderly woman with ties to Abby's past becomes a victim of a possible serial killer stalking elderly women in her jurisdiction, the only link is Luke Murphy, an irritating private investigator who saw a suspect flee the latest scene. Together they delve deep into the past to find out what happened-- and how they can right the injustices that have

Aug 1, 2015
Dragonfish - a novel by Tran, Vu, 1975-

Dragonfish - a novel

"Robert, an Oakland cop, still can't let go of Suzy, the enigmatic Vietnamese wife who left him two years ago. Now she's disappeared from her new husband, Sonny, a violent Vietnamese smuggler and gambler who's blackmailing Robert into finding her for him. As he pursues her through the sleek and seamy gambling dens of Las Vegas, shadowed by Sonny's sadistic son, 'Junior,' and assisted by unexpected and reluctant allies, Robert learns more about his ex-wife than he ever did during their marriage.

Aug 1, 2015
Down among the dead men - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter, author.

Down among the dead men - a Peter Diamond investigation

In a Sussex town on the southeast coast of England, a widely disliked art teacher at a posh private girls' school disappears without explanation. Meanwhile, detective Peter Diamond finds himself in Sussex, much against his wishes. His irritating and often obtuse supervisor, Assistant Chief Constable Georgina Dallymore, has made Diamond accompany her on a Home Office internal investigation. A Sussex detective has been suspended for failing to follow up on DNA evidence that linked a relative to a

Aug 1, 2015
Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C.

Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery

"When therapist Jill Davent moved to the village of Carsely, Agatha Raisin was not a fan. Not only was this therapist romancing Agatha's ex-husband but she dug up details of Agatha's not-too-glamorous origins. Jill also counsels a woman, Gwen Simple, that Agatha firmly believes assisted her son in some grisly murders, although there is no proof. Not one to keep her feelings to herself, Agatha tells anyone that would listen that Jill is a charlatan and better off dead. Agatha could only sigh with

Aug 1, 2015
Devoted in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Devoted in death

Aug 1, 2015
Devil's bridge - a novel by Fairstein, Linda A., author.

Devil's bridge - a novel

The Manhattan waterfront is one of New York City's most magnificent vistas, boasting both the majestic Statue of Liberty and the George Washington Bridge, the world's busiest span for motor vehicles. But in "Devil's Bridge," Detective Mike Chapman will discover the peril that lurks along this seemingly benign expanse as he takes on his most personal case yet: the disappearance of Alex Cooper. Coop's sudden disappearance is fraught with terrifying complications: scores of enemies she has made aft

Aug 1, 2015
Devil on my doorstep by Kaminsky, Stuart M.

Devil on my doorstep

Private eye Jim Rockford receives a visit from a girl claiming to be his daughter and she has proof. The girl says her mother, the woman with whom Rockford had an affair, is missing and may have been murdered by her husband. Rockford investigates.

Aug 1, 2015
Death of an Airman by Sprigg, Christopher St. John

Death of an Airman

Aug 1, 2015
Death in Brittany by Bannalec, Jean-Luc, 1966- author.

Death in Brittany

"Commissaire Georges Dupin, a Parisian-born caffeine junkie recently relocated from the glamour of Paris to the remote (if picturesque) Breton coast, is not happy when he is dragged from his morning croissant and coffee to the scene of a curious murder. The local village of Pont-Aven--a sleepy community by the sea where everyone knows one other and nothing much seems to happen--is in shock. The legendary ninety-one-year-old hotelier Pierre-Louis Pennec, owner of the Central Hotel, has been found

Jul 26, 2015
Death by tiara by Levine, Laura, 1943- author.

Death by tiara

When she is hired to write lyrics for a contestant in the talent competition for the Miss Teen Queen America pageant, freelance writer Jaine Austen is plunged into a glittering nightmare of vicious stage moms, exacting judges and trash-talking teens after a catfight turns deadly.

Jul 26, 2015
Death at Tammany Hall by O'Brien, Charles, 1927- auhtor.

Death at Tammany Hall

Jul 26, 2015
Death assemblage by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Death assemblage

Frankie MacFarlane visits Pair-a-Dice, Nevada to study rocks for her geology dissertation, but gets involved in a mystery when two recent murders seem tied to ancient violence that she's discovered in her geological research.

Aug 1, 2015