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Dead broke in Jarrett Creek - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry.

Dead broke in Jarrett Creek - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"Jarrett Creek is bankrupt. Gary Dellmore, heir apparent to the main bank, is dead, apparently murdered. Samuel Craddock thought he was retired but now he's been asked to return as police chief. Dellmore supposedly had a roving eye, although his wife says he was never serious about dallying. Still, Craddock wonders: Did the husbands and fathers of women he flirted with think he was harmless? What about his current lover, who insists that Dellmore was going to leave his wife for her? Craddock

Aug 29, 2014
Day of vengeance by Dams, Jeanne M., author.

Day of vengeance

Dorothy Martin's husband, Alan Nesbitt, is heavily involved in the complex and lengthy process of choosing a new bishop for Sherebury Cathedral when one of the candidates is found murdered in his own church.

Aug 24, 2014
Darkness, darkness by Harvey, John, 1938-

Darkness, darkness

Thirty years ago, the Miners' Strike threatened to tear the country apart, turning neighbour against neighbour, husband against wife, father against son - enmities which smoulder still. Resnick, recently made up to inspector, and ambivalent at best about some of the police tactics, had run an information gathering unit at the heart of the dispute. Now, in virtual retirement, and still grieving over the violent death of his former partner, the discovery of the body of a young woman who disappeare

Aug 29, 2014
Countdown by Cooper, Susan Rogers, author.

Countdown

When sheriff Milt Kovaks arrests Darrell Blanton for murder, Darnell's mother, Eunice, storms an inn where detective Kovaks' wife is hosting a bachelorette party and threatens to kill a partygoer every ten minutes until her son is released.

Aug 29, 2014
Clam wake - a bed-and-breakfast mystery by Daheim, Mary.

Clam wake - a bed-and-breakfast mystery

"Innkeeper and irrepressible sleuth Judith McMonigle Flynn and cousin Renie face off against a cold-blooded killer in a beach community in this delightfully charming Bed-and-Breakfast mystery from USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Mary Daheim.With the holidays gone and Hillside Manor almost empty, Innkeeper Judith McMonigle Flynn has a bad case of the blues. A housesitting stint at her aunt and uncle's retirement home on Whoopee Island with cousin Renie seems like the ideal pick-me

Aug 29, 2014
City of ghosts by Stanley, Kelli. author.

City of ghosts

"PI Miranda Corbie will do anything to save her mother, but first she must clear her name of the murder of a Nazi spy June 1940--Hitler's army has conquered France and is turning on England. While the United States is only now waking up to the war, it has been gnawing at Miranda Corbie for years--ever since she was a nurse in Spanish Civil War. Working in San Francisco as a PI years later, the war should seem a world away, but it might as well be on her doorstep now that she's learned that her m

Aug 29, 2014
Caught dead handed by Perry, Carol J., author.

Caught dead handed

She's not a psychic--she just plays one on TV. Most folks associate the city of Salem, Massachusetts with witches, but for Lee Barrett, it's home. This October she's returned to her hometown--where her beloved Aunt Ibby still lives--to interview for a job as a reporter at WICH-TV. But the only opening is for a call-in psychic to host the late night horror movies. It seems the previous host, Ariel Constellation, never saw her own murder coming. Lee reluctantly takes the job, but when she starts s

Aug 29, 2014
Caught Dead Handed by Perry, Carol J.

Caught Dead Handed

Aug 28, 2014
By My Hand - The Christmas Of Commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

By My Hand - The Christmas Of Commissario Ricciardi

As Naples prepares for its holiday celebrations, behind the facade of order and happiness imposed by the fascist regime lurks terrible poverty and blinding desperation. In a luxurious apartment on the Mergellina Beach the bodies of a fascist militia officer and his wife have been found. The woman has had her throat cut while the man has been stabbed over sixty times. Seemingly, the hands of two separate killers have been at work. A statuette of San Giuseppe, patron saint of workers, lies in piec

Aug 29, 2014
Bright Hopes - a St. Rose Quilting Bee mystery by Mahon, Annette, author.

Bright Hopes - a St. Rose Quilting Bee mystery

Aug 29, 2014
Book fair and foul by Chase, Erika.

Book fair and foul

When book club member Lizzie Turner is accused of murdering Ashley Dixon, a book publicist she hates, her fellow members, including bookstore owner Molly Mathews, must rewrite Lizzie's fate by finding the real killer.

Aug 29, 2014
Bless Her Dead Little Heart by James, Miranda

Bless Her Dead Little Heart

Aug 29, 2014
Bitter Remedy - An Alec Blume Case by Fitzgerald, Conor

Bitter Remedy - An Alec Blume Case

Aug 29, 2014
Bitter crossing - a Peyton Cote novel by Keeley, D. A., 1970-

Bitter crossing - a Peyton Cote novel

Aug 29, 2014
Beware, beware - a Juniper Song mystery by Cha, Steph.

Beware, beware - a Juniper Song mystery

"Working as an apprentice at a P.I. firm, Juniper Song finds herself nose deep in a Hollywood murder scandal where the lies may be more glamorous than most, but the truths they cover are just as ugly. When a young woman named Daphne Freamon calls looking for an eye on her boyfriend, her boss punts the client to Song. Daphne is an independently wealthy painter living in New York, and her boyfriend Jamie Landon is a freelance screenwriter in Los Angeles, ghostwriting a vanity project for aging mov

Aug 29, 2014
Beach bags and burglaries by Howell, Dorothy (Dorothy A.), author.

Beach bags and burglaries

Winning a vacation to a resort that caters to the whims of the rich and famous, Haley Randolph, while searching for the hottest beach bag, finds her dream holiday taking a murderous turn when she stumbles upon the body of a maid.

Aug 24, 2014
Avoidable contact by Kaehler, Tammy.

Avoidable contact

Racecar driver Kate Reilly is suited up and ready for the start of the legendary 24 Hours of Daytona. But what's ahead will test her will and nerve more than any other endurance race. Even before the green flag waves over Daytona International Speedway comes word that Kate's boyfriend Stuart is fighting for his life after a hit-and-run earlier in the day. Convinced the reason for Stuart's attack can be found in the race paddock, Kate and her best friend Holly join forces with an investigative re

Aug 29, 2014
Aunty Lee's Deadly Specials - A Singaporean Mystery by Yu, Ovidia

Aunty Lee's Deadly Specials - A Singaporean Mystery

Aug 29, 2014
Atonement of blood - a mystery of ancient Ireland by Tremayne, Peter.

Atonement of blood - a mystery of ancient Ireland

"Winter, 670 AD. King Colgu has invited the leading nobles and chieftains of his kingdom to a feast day. Fidelma and her companion Eadulf are finally home for an extended stay, and have promised their son Alchu that they'll be able to spend some time together after months of being on the road, investigating crimes. Fidelma and Eadulf are enjoying the feast when it is interrupted by the entrance of a religieux, who claims he has an important message for the King. He approaches the throne and shou

Aug 24, 2014
Assault with a deadly lie - a Nick Hoffman novel of suspense by Raphael, Lev, author.

Assault with a deadly lie - a Nick Hoffman novel of suspense

Aug 29, 2014