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Bye, bye love by Larsen, K. J.

Bye, bye love

Chicago's Pants on Fire Detective Agency targets liars and cheats. But PI Cat DeLuca is once again up to her smokin' skinny jeans in murder. Discovering a body while out running, Cat is assaulted before she can call 911. When she comes to, the killer is gone--and so is the body. When the police don't credit her story, Cat decides to go after the murderer herself.

May 5, 2015
Buy a whisker - a second chance cat mystery by Ryan, Sofie, 1958-

Buy a whisker - a second chance cat mystery

"Things have been quiet in the coastal town of North Harbor, Maine, since Sarah Grayson and her rescue cat, Elvis, solved their first murder. Sarah is happy running Second Chance, the shop where she sells lovingly refurbished and repurposed items. But then she gets dragged into a controversy over developing the waterfront. Most of the residents- including Sarah- are for it, but there is one holdout- baker Lily Carter. So when Lily is found murdered in her bakery, it looks like somebody wanted to

May 5, 2015
Bubba done it by Toussaint, Maggie.

Bubba done it

"Baxley Powell's pet-sitting and landscaping businesses take a back seat to her success as a police consultant, where her dreamwalking talent for talking to the dead helps solve murders. Baxley is riding with the sheriff when the 911 call comes in - a stabbing in a swanky neighborhood. She's stunned to see a knife in the victim's chest at the crime scene. With his last breath, the bank president whispers, "Bubba done it." Unfortunately, Sinclair County, Georgia, is chock full of Bubbas, four of

May 5, 2015
Brutality by Thoft, Ingrid.

Brutality

"Gutsy, relentless, wisecracking P.I. Fina Ludlow is back with her most hard-hitting case yet in the critically acclaimed series by Ingrid Thoft. When soccer mom Liz Barone is attacked in her kitchen and left with a life-threatening injury, Fina Ludlow is hired by Liz's mother to identify her attacker. It's unusual for Fina to take a case that isn't connected to the family firm, Ludlow and Associates, but Liz was in the process of suing her alma mater, New England University-a suit that could b

May 5, 2015
Blood sweep - a Posadas County mystery by Havill, Steven, author.

Blood sweep - a Posadas County mystery

Gifted fifteen-year-old Francisco Guzman has become an internationally renowned concert pianist, touring the world under the auspices of his music conservatory. That gives his mother, Posadas County Undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman, plenty of reason to worry--and that's magnified when she learns that he's in Mexico's crime-ridden Mazatlan for a concert series where he may be the target for scam artists and kidnappers. Estelle's worries go from bad to worse when her uncle--a man she didn't know

May 5, 2015
Blood Foam - A Lewis Cole Mystery by Dubois, Brendan

Blood Foam - A Lewis Cole Mystery

May 5, 2015
Blaze away by James, Bill, 1929- author.

Blaze away

Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur feels a sort of warmth towards Jack Lamb, a brilliantly prosperous but profoundly dodgy fine arts dealer. Lamb is the greatest informant Harpur has ever dealt with--might be the greatest informant any police officer has ever dealt with--and although Jack ended this arrangement some time ago, Harpur still feels indebted to him. Lamb's posh manor house is stuffed with expensive paintings, ripe for the pinching...and small-time thief George Dinnick and hi

May 5, 2015
Black run - a novel by Manzini, Antonio, 1964-

Black run - a novel

May 5, 2015
Bittersweet by Albert, Susan Wittig.

Bittersweet

"This Thanksgiving, be grateful for China Bayles who teams up with an old friend to solve a complex case of theft and murder in a South Texas ranching community."--

May 5, 2015
Bitter Creek by Bowen, Peter

Bitter Creek

May 5, 2015
Bite the biscuit by Johnston, Linda O.

Bite the biscuit

Apr 30, 2015
Aunt Dimity and the Summer King by Atherton, Nancy, author.

Aunt Dimity and the Summer King

Overseeing her baby, a family wedding and her own approaching 40th birthday celebration amid rumors that a developer has unwanted plans for Finch village, Lori bonds with a warmhearted inventor only to discover his true intentions.

May 5, 2015
Ashes to Ashes by Duffy, Margaret

Ashes to Ashes

May 5, 2015
Artifact by Pandian, Gigi, 1975- author.

Artifact

"When historian Jaya Jones receives a mysterious package containing a jewel-encrusted artifact from India, she discovers the secrets of a lost Indian treasure may be hidden in a Scottish legend from the days of the British Raj. But she's not the only one on the trail. From San Francisco to the Highlands of Scotland, Jaya must evade a shadowy stalker as she follows hints from the hastily scrawled note to a remote archaeological dig. Helping her decipher the cryptic clues are her magician best fri

May 5, 2015
Antiques swap by Allan, Barbara, author.

Antiques swap

"It happened at Serenity's swap meet, right after Brandy Borne and her ever-more-eccentric mother Vivian finished shooting the pilot for their very own TV show, Antiques Sleuths. Brandy just, well, lost her balance and fell...into the helpful arms of an old flame, local tycoon Wesley Sinclair III. But did Brandy's innocent slip lead to the murder of Wesley's wife, Vanessa?"--Jacket.

May 5, 2015
An anecdotal death - a Harry Brock mystery by Roby, Kinley E., author.

An anecdotal death - a Harry Brock mystery

May 5, 2015
American cafe by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue

American cafe

May 5, 2015
All the wrong places by Lieberman, Lisa.

All the wrong places

"Seventeen-year-old Cara Walden arrives in 1950s London with her half-brother Gray, a blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter and closeted homosexual. Gray has looked after Cara ever since her mother, glamorous actress Vivien Grant, was found drowned in the pool at their estate. As Cara embarks on a film shoot in Sicily and begins a love affair with a temperamental actor, she cannot help pondering the mystery surrounding her mother's death, but the questions she asks soon put Cara's own life in dange

May 5, 2015
After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel by Castillo, Linda

After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel

May 5, 2015
A sticky situation by Crockett, Jessie.

A sticky situation

"Aunt Hazel isn't exactly sweet, but she's not the one putting syrup maker Dani in a sour mood. Her family is trying to help renovate the town's opera house, but their contractor, Russ Collins, seems to specialize in finely crafted excuses. His latest one is a killer. In the opera house basement, Russ uncovers the remains of Spooner Duffy, a charming drifter thought to have skipped town decades ago with a hefty sum of the town's money. Tapping into some unpleasant memories, Spooner's bones also

May 5, 2015