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Burnt Siena - a Flora Garibaldi art history mystery by Wisseman, Sarah Underhill, author.

Burnt Siena - a Flora Garibaldi art history mystery

"In the magical and historically rich city of Siena, Italy, old paintings are as common as cobblestones. But what if some of those paintings are forgeries? And what if your employers at a respected firm of art conservators might be smuggling antiquities? After colleague and roommate Ernst Mann is found dead in the street below their apartment balcony, Flora Garibaldi suspects her bosses are crooks and that her new job is disintegrating into desiccated paint flakes. Burnt Sienna is a suspenseful

Aug 1, 2015
Buried by the Roan - an Allison Coil mystery by Stevens, Mark, 1954-

Buried by the Roan - an Allison Coil mystery

In order to solve the mystery surrounding a highly skilled hunter's death, Alison must deal with a possible stalker targeting her latest group, mysterious illnesses caused by poisoned drinking water, and a dispute among neighbors about natural gas drilling.

Aug 1, 2015
Brush back by Paretsky, Sara, author.

Brush back

Reluctantly agreeing to help when an old boyfriend asks her to exonerate his mother for the murder of his sister, V. I. Warshawski is forced to confront ugly politics and violent elements in her hometown.

Aug 1, 2015
Booked for Trouble by Gates, Eva

Booked for Trouble

Aug 1, 2015
Blotto, Twinks and the Heir to the Tsar by Brett, Simon

Blotto, Twinks and the Heir to the Tsar

Aug 1, 2015
Bloody royal prints by Williams, Reba.

Bloody royal prints

Aug 1, 2015
Black Cat Crossing by Finch, Kay

Black Cat Crossing

Aug 1, 2015
Better Homes and Corpses by Bridge, Kathleen

Better Homes and Corpses

Aug 1, 2015
Best served cold - a Monika Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author.

Best served cold - a Monika Paniatowski mystery

On the night the Whitebridge Players staged their last ever performance, the idealistic young actors in the company resolved that twenty years on they would return to the same theatre and stage the same play. But two decades later, old resentments have grown and new jealousies have germinated, and it is a very different company that returns to re-enact the Spanish Tragedy. The cast members all have their axes to grind - and some have clear targets for those axes...It is in this world - where nor

Jul 29, 2015
Believe no one by Garrett, A. D., author.

Believe no one

Detective Chief Inspector Kate Simms is in the United States on sabbatical with St Louis PD. She is working with a 'method swap' team, reviewing cold cases, sharing expertise. Forensic expert Professor Nick Fennimore also happens to be in the States on a book tour and is engineering his trip to get down to St Louis--the last thing Simms wants . . . But a call for help from a sheriff's deputy in Oklahoma distracts the professor: a mother dead, her child gone. Fennimore's quick mind rapidly gets t

Aug 1, 2015
Basic law - a mystery of Cold War Europe by Jones, J. Sydney, author.

Basic law - a mystery of Cold War Europe

Expat American journalist Sam Kramer is burned out: too many dead bodies, too many wars covered, too little meaning in it all. He's got a dead-end job at the Daily European as the correspondent for Vienna, where nothing happens now that the Cold War is over. And that is exactly how Kramer likes it. But his private neutral zone is shattered with news of the suicide of Reni Mu¨ller, a German left-wing firebrand and Kramer's long-estranged ex-girlfriend. To his surprise, Kramer suddenly finds himse

Aug 1, 2015
Antler Dust by Stevens, Mark

Antler Dust

Aug 1, 2015
Antidote to venom by Crofts, Freeman Wills, 1879-1957, author.

Antidote to venom

George Surridge, director of the Birmington Zoo, is a man with many worries: his marriage is collapsing; his finances are insecure; and an outbreak of disease threatens the animals in his care. As Surridge's debts mount and the pressure on him increases, he begins to dream of miracle solutions. But is he cunning enough to turn his dreams into reality - and could he commit the most devious murder in pursuit of his goals? This ingenious crime novel, with its unusual 'inverted' structure and sympat

Aug 1, 2015
An order for death by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

An order for death

The schism of "nominalism" visits the Cambridge colleges, causing a riot and a murder that will lead Matthew Bartholomew to the doorstep of a priest who is trying to keep the peace.

Jul 29, 2015
All Sales Final by Belle, Josie

All Sales Final

Aug 1, 2015
All dressed up and no place to haunt by Pressey, Rose, author.

All dressed up and no place to haunt

While providing authentic period outfits for a film being shot on a historic plantation, vintage clothing store owner Cookie Chanel finds herself starring in a real-life murder mystery in which she must rely on the supernatural support of her psychic cat to find a killer among a cast of suspects.

Jul 26, 2015
After the storm by Castillo, Linda.

After the storm

"In this electrifying thriller by New York Times bestseller Linda Castillo, Kate Burkholder must uncover a family's long-hidden past to solve a brutal murder... When a tornado tears through Painters Mill and unearths human remains, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder finds herself tasked with the responsibility of identifying the bones-and notifying the family. Evidence quickly emerges that the death was no accident and Kate finds herself plunged into a thirty year old case that takes her deep into

Aug 1, 2015
A study in death by Huber, Anna Lee.

A study in death

Seeking a respite from her pregnant sister's wedding plans in 19th-century Scotland, Lady Kiera Darby accepts a commission to paint the portrait of an abused baroness who is subsequently murdered.

Aug 1, 2015
A shameful murder by Harrison, Cora, author.

A shameful murder

Cork, Ireland, 1923. When, one wet March morning, Reverend Mother Aquinas discovers a body at the gate of the convent chapel, she immediately sends for one of her former pupils, Police Sergeant Patrick Cashman, to investigate. Dead bodies ar not unusual in the poverty-stricken slums of Cork, but this one is dressed in evening finery; in her handbag is a dance program for the exclusive Merchants' Ball held the previous evening--and a midnight ticket for the Liverpool ferry. Against the backdrop o

Aug 1, 2015
A Shameful Murder by Harrison, Cora

A Shameful Murder

Jul 30, 2015