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Even the wicked - a Matthew Scudder novel by Block, Lawrence.

Even the wicked - a Matthew Scudder novel

NYC ex-cop Matthew Scudder searches for a frighteningly efficient, vigilante serial killer who announces his specific murderous intentions to the media before carrying through on his threats.

Dec 19, 2014
Enter Pale Death by Cleverly, Barbara.

Enter Pale Death

"One morning before dawn at her regal country estate, Lady Lavinia Truelove is crushed to death by a horse. Classified as "death by misadventure," this appears a gruesome accident, but Scotland Yard Detective Joe Sandilands suspects foul play--a misgiving he is struggling to separate from his personal grievances toward Sir James Truelove, who is Lady Lavinia's widower and the influential academic patron of Dorcas Joliffe, whom Joe one day hopes to marry. As Joe's investigation yields surprising

Dec 19, 2014
Dreamless by Brekke, Jørgen, 1968-

Dreamless

"A promising young singer is found dead in a clearing in a forest, gruesomely murdered--her larynx cut out, and an antique music box placed carefully atop her body, playing a mysterious lullaby that sounds familiar, but that no one can quite place. ChiefInspector Odd Singsaker, of the Trondheim Police Department, still recovering from brain surgery, is called in to investigate. Singsaker, now married to Felicia Stone, the American detective he met while tracking down a serial killer, fears the w

Dec 19, 2014
Disclosures by James, Bill, 1929- author.

Disclosures

When a local villain, with a past entwined with a London copper, is being targeted by a gunman, Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur and Assistant Chief Constable Desmond Iles take the case to protect him.

Dec 19, 2014
Die I will not - a John Chase mystery by Rizzolo, S. K., author.

Die I will not - a John Chase mystery

London, 1813. Unhappy wife and young mother Penelope Wolfe fears scandal for her family and worse. A Tory newspaper editor has been stabbed while writing a reply to the latest round of letters penned by "Collatinus." Twenty years before, her father, the radical Eustace Sandford, also wrote as Collatinus before he fled London just ahead of accusations of treason and murder--a mysterious beauty closely connected to Sandford and known only as N.D. had been brutally slain. Now the seditious new Coll

Dec 19, 2014
Deeper than the grave - a Tai Randolph mystery by Whittle, Tina, author.

Deeper than the grave - a Tai Randolph mystery

It's taken almost a year, but Tai Randolph has her new life together. She's running a semi-successful Atlanta gun shop catering to Civil War reenactors. Her lover, the sexy if security-obsessed Trey Seaver, is sorting out his challenges. There's not a single corpse on her horizon, and her previously haphazard existence is finally stable, secure ... and unsurprising. Then a tornado blows by a Kennesaw Mountain cemetery, scattering the skeletal remains of a Confederate hero. Assisting the bones re

Dec 19, 2014
Deeds of Darkness - A Homefront Detective Mystery by Marston, Edward

Deeds of Darkness - A Homefront Detective Mystery

Dec 19, 2014
Death with all the trimmings by Burdette, Lucy, author.

Death with all the trimmings

Dec 16, 2014
Death with all the trimmings by Burdette, Lucy, author.

Death with all the trimmings

Hayley has been assigned to interview Edel Waugh, chef-owner of Key West's hottest new restaurant. But off the record, Edel reveals that someone's been sabotaging her kitchen and she asks Hayley to investigate. Things heat up fast when the resaurant is set on fire-and a body is discovered in the carred wreckage. Is someone out to destroy the chef's business-or actually kill her? Amid Christmastime and holiday festivites like the lighted-boat parade and visiting relatives who stir up mixed emotio

Dec 19, 2014
Death of a liar by Beaton, M. C.

Death of a liar

"Sergeant Hamish Macbeth is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small village of Cronish in the Scottish Highlands. She has been brutally attacked and the criminal is on the loose. But upon further investigation, Hamish discovers that she waslying about the crime. So when the same woman calls him back about an intruder, he simply marvels at her compulsion to lie. This time, though, she is telling the truth. Her body is found in her home and Hamish must sort through all of her lies to

Dec 19, 2014
Death comes to London by Lloyd, Catherine, 1963- author.

Death comes to London

When the Countess of Broughton is poisoned during the height of the London social season, Anna Harrington, the daughter of the rector of Kurland St Mary, is accused and her sister recruits an old friend, Major Robert Kurland, to find the real killer.

Dec 19, 2014
Death and the Cyprian Society by Christie, Pamela

Death and the Cyprian Society

Dec 19, 2014
Deadly tasting by Alaux, Jean-Pierre, 1955- author.

Deadly tasting

A serial killer in Bordeaux leaves a wine-related tableaux as a calling card. The local police call in the winemaking detective, Benjamin Cooker, hoping he can help catch the killer.

Dec 19, 2014
Dead secret by Connor, Beverly

Dead secret

Dec 19, 2014
Dead red by O'Mara, Tim.

Dead red

"New York City school teacher Raymond Donne had no idea how bad his night was going to get when he picked up the phone. Ricky Torres, his old friend from his days as a cop, needs Ray's help, and he needs it right now in the middle of the night. Ricky picks Ray up in the taxi he has been driving since returning from serving as a Marine in Iraq, but before Ricky can tell Ray what's going on the windows of the taxi explode under a hail of bullets killing Ricky and knocking Ray unconscious as he div

Dec 19, 2014
Dead of Night by Collett, Chris

Dead of Night

Dec 19, 2014
Darned if you do by Ferris, Monica.

Darned if you do

"The USA Today bestselling Needlecraft Mysteries have shown that when it comes to murder, Betsy Devonshire, owner of the Crewel World needlework shop, doesn't mess around. But when a local hoarder is murdered, she'll need all her wits to dig a new friendout of a heap of trouble... After a tree falls on Tom Riordan's house, landing him in the hospital, the police discover a mountain of junk piled high in his home. Locals in Excelsior, Minnesota--including Betsy and her Crewel World Monday Bunch--

Dec 19, 2014
Crimson angel - a Benjamin January novel by Hambly, Barbara, author.

Crimson angel - a Benjamin January novel

When his brother-in-law is murdered while searching for a family treasure, Benjamin January is forced to travel to rebellion-torn Haiti of 1838.

Dec 19, 2014
Crash course - a Truman Kicklighter mystery by Trocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-, author.

Crash course - a Truman Kicklighter mystery

A used car salesman sells a Florida waitress a lemon and before she can return it, the car is stolen as part of an insurance scam. Eventually she finds the car with the salesman inside, dead. So begins a comic mystery featuring reporter Jeff Cantrell. By the author of Heart Trouble.

Dec 19, 2014
Corpse with the silver tongue by Ace, Cathy

Corpse with the silver tongue

Dec 19, 2014