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Corpse with the silver tongue by Ace, Cathy

Corpse with the silver tongue

Dec 18, 2014
Corpse with the golden nose by Ace, Cathy

Corpse with the golden nose

Dec 18, 2014
Converging parallels - a Commissario Trotti mystery by Williams, Timothy.

Converging parallels - a Commissario Trotti mystery

"Northern Italy, 1978: Commissario Piero Trotti, trusted senior police investigator in an anonymous provincial city off the River Po, has two difficult cases to solve. An unidentified, dismembered body has been found in the river, and it's up to Trotti to figure out who the murder victim is. Meanwhile, an estranged friend approaches Trotti with a desperate personal plea: his six-year-old daughter--Trotti's own goddaughter--has been kidnapped. In the wake of the high-profile February 1978 kidnapp

Dec 18, 2014
Condemned to Death - A Burren Mystery Set in Sixteenth-century Ireland by Harrison, Cora

Condemned to Death - A Burren Mystery Set in Sixteenth-century Ireland

Dec 18, 2014
Classic Cashes In - A Case for Jack Colby, Car Detective by Myers, Amy

Classic Cashes In - A Case for Jack Colby, Car Detective

Dec 18, 2014
Clandestine by Ellroy, James, 1948-

Clandestine

Ambitious rookie policeman Freddy Underhill attempts to advance his career by investigating the strangling of a woman and uncovers deadly secrets

Dec 18, 2014
City of brick and shadow by Wirkus, Tim, 1983-

City of brick and shadow

Already struggling to keep their tiny congregation afloat, two Mormon missionaries stationed in the dangerous Latin American neighborhood of Vila Barbosa suspect the worst when Marco Aurelio, a man they recently baptized, disappears from a crowded street market. When the neighborhood's corrupt police force shows no interest, Elder Toronto and Elder Schwartz decide to investigate Marco Aurelio's disappearance themselves. Breaking mission rule after mission rule, the elders doggedly pursue any clu

Dec 18, 2014
Caught dead - a Rick Van Lam mystery by Lanh, Andrew, author.

Caught dead - a Rick Van Lam mystery

"Mary Le Vu, wife of a poor grocery-store owner, is gunned down in a drive-by. Her twin sister insists dutiful Mary 'wouldn't be caught dead' in that drug-infested zone. The police rule it an unlucky accident. Skeptics hire private eye Rick Van Lam to get to the truth. Amerasian Rick--his father an unknown US soldier--is one of the Bui Doi, children of the dust, so often rejected by Vietnamese culture. But his young sidekick, Hank Nguyen, a pureblood Vietnamese, can help Rick navigate the closed

Dec 18, 2014
Cat on a cold tin roof - an Eli Paxton mystery by Resnick, Michael D.

Cat on a cold tin roof - an Eli Paxton mystery

Hard-luck gumshoe Eli Paxton is hired to find a missing cat--a very important cat, it turns out, because its collar is studded with diamonds worth a small fortune. What starts as a routine search of animal shelters soon becomes a perilous journey through a murky underworld. The woman who hired Paxton is the wealthy widow of a recently murdered financial adviser with an alias and mobster ties. Eli finds the cat, but not the collar. Eventually, he's forced to unravel an intricate plot involving a

Dec 18, 2014
Bryant & May and the bleeding heart - a peculiar crimes unit mystery by Fowler, Christopher.

Bryant & May and the bleeding heart - a peculiar crimes unit mystery

"A teenager sees a dead man rise from his grave--and moments later is killed in a sudden hit-and-run accident. Seven ravens housed in the impenetrable fortress that is the Tower of London vanish without a trace--and legend has it that when the ravens leave, the city will fall. Bryant and May must figure out how these two inexplicable, seemingly unrelated mysteries fit together as they begin an investigation that finds them confronting a group of latter-day body snatchers and exploring the corrid

Dec 18, 2014
Broken vessel- Julian Kestal #2 by Ross, Kate

Broken vessel- Julian Kestal #2

Dec 18, 2014
Broken angels by Masterton, Graham, author.

Broken angels

Someone is brutally killing Catholic priests. Revenge? Or something more sinister? Katie Maguire must get to the truth.

Dec 18, 2014
Bred to kill - a thriller by Thilliez, Franck.

Bred to kill - a thriller

Dec 18, 2014
Blue Avenue by Wiley, Michael, 1961- author.

Blue Avenue

Summoned by his old friend, homicide detective Daniel Turner, to identify the trussed-up, naked body of a woman, found wrapped in cellophane amongst a pile of garbage on Blue Avenue, a down-at-heel area of Jacksonville, Florida, businessman William Byrd or "BB" is in for a shock. He recognises the dead woman as Belinda Mabry, the girl with whom he spent an intense and passionate summer twenty-five years before. What's more, as Daniel informs him, she's the third victim to have met such a hideous

Dec 18, 2014
Bloody politics by Sefton, Maggie.

Bloody politics

"The jogger's throat was cut, leaving a pool of blood on the pedestrian path. Molly Malone could tell by the neon yellow running shoe dangling off the end of the stretcher that the body belonged to her friend Natasha Jorgenson. A junior congressional staffer, Natasha was on her way to meet with Molly to hand over important research on an international banking bill. Natasha was the third person who knew about the research to die. Molly fears she won't be the last. As she and her colleagues are ta

Dec 17, 2014
Blood rubies by Cleland, Jane K., author.

Blood rubies

"Ana Yartsin is on the verge of becoming a celebrity chef. Her custom Faberge egg-shaped cakes have brought her national attention, as has the story behind the cakes: Her family owns the spectacular Faberge Spring Egg snow globe, a magnificent example of the master craftsman's work that includes five ruby-red tulips. As she prepares to be filmed for a reality TV show about the launch of her bakery in Rocky Point, New Hampshire, Ana hires antiques expert Josie Prescott to appraise the precious eg

Dec 18, 2014
Blood of the south - an Aelf Fen mystery by Clare, Alys, author.

Blood of the south - an Aelf Fen mystery

Apprentice healer Lassair encounters a mysterious veiled noblewoman who brings unexpected peril, while in the south, Rollo, the man Lassair loves, find his life in danger while on a mission for King William when disaster strikes.

Dec 18, 2014
Blackmail, my love - a murder mystery by Gilmartin, Katie.

Blackmail, my love - a murder mystery

"Josie O'Conner travels to San Francisco in 1951 to locate her gay brother, a private dick investigating a blackmail ring targeting lesbians and gay men. Jimmy's friends claim that just before he disappeared he became a rat, informing the cops on the bar community's nascent resistance to raids, graft, and brutality. Josie adopts Jimmy's trousers and wingtips as well as his investigation, battling to clear his name, halt the blackmailers, and exact justice for the mounting number of Queer corpses

Dec 18, 2014
Blackmail, my love - a murder mystery by Gilmartin, Katie.

Blackmail, my love - a murder mystery

"Josie O'Conner travels to San Francisco in 1951 to locate her gay brother, a private dick investigating a blackmail ring targeting lesbians and gay men. Jimmy's friends claim that just before he disappeared he became a rat, informing the cops on the barcommunity's nascent resistance to raids, graft, and brutality. Josie adopts Jimmy's trousers and wingtips as well as his investigation, battling to clear his name, halt the blackmailers, and exact justice for the mounting number of Queer corpses.

Dec 16, 2014
Belfast noir by

Belfast noir

Lee Child, Eoin McNamee, and others explore the dark corners and alleyways of Belfast.

Dec 18, 2014