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Death comes to the fair by Lloyd, Catherine, 1963- author. Death comes to the fair

It's harvest time in the village of Kurland St. Mary as Miss Lucy Harrington and Major Sir Robert Kurland prepare to take their vows--but a murderer has taken an unseasonable vow of vengeance, crushing the church verger with a stone gargoyle.

Dec 9, 2016
Deeds of darkness by Marston, Edward, author. Deeds of darkness

June 1916. When a young woman is murdered in a darkened cinema, DI Harvey Marmion and his partner Sergeant Joe Keedy find themselves faced with a killer with no qualms about slaying his victims in public, or in displaying them where they will be easily found. And in the darkness provided by the blackouts, a murderer can strike with seeming impunity. When another body is discovered, bearing a striking resemblance to the first, panic begins to grip the city. For Marmion, the pressures of the inves

Dec 9, 2016
Desert Vengeance - A Lena Jones Mystery by Webb, Betty Desert Vengeance - A Lena Jones Mystery

Dec 8, 2016
Desolation Flats by Hunt, Andrew E., 1968- author. Desolation Flats

"As war clouds loom overseas, auto racers from around the world gather at the Bonneville Salt Flats east of Salt Lake City, intent on breaking the land speed record. When Nigel Underhill, a wealthy English motorist, is found dead and his brother Clive disappears, Art Oveson of the Salt Lake City Missing Persons' Bureau is called to investigate. The Underhill family has hired a former Scotland Yard detective to assist in the search, and he and Oveson begin to follow a trail that leads from the Ut

Dec 5, 2016
Digging up the dirt by James, Miranda. author. Digging up the dirt

"An'gel and Dickce Ducote, busy with plans for the Athena Garden Club's spring tour of grand old homes, are having trouble getting the other club members to help. The rest of the group is all a-flutter now that dashing and still-eligible Hadley Partridge is back to restore his family mansion. But the idle chatter soon turns deadly serious when a body turns up on the Partridge estate after a storm."--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 9, 2016
Don't turn out the lights by Minier, Bernard, author. Don't turn out the lights

""You did nothing." Christine Steinmeyer thought the anonymous suicide note she found in her mailbox on Christmas Eve wasn't meant for her. But the man calling in to her radio show seems convinced otherwise. Bit by bit, strange things keep happening ... it's as if someone has taken control of her life. Everything holding Christine's life together crumbles until all that is left is an unimaginable nightmare. Martin Servaz is on leave in a clinic for depressed cops, haunted by his childhood sweeth

Dec 9, 2016
Echoes in death - an Eve Dallas novel by Robb, J. D., 1950- author. Echoes in death - an Eve Dallas novel

"THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES . . . The chilling new suspense novel from the author of Brotherhood in Death. After a party in New York, Lieutenant Eve Dallas rides home with her billionaire husband, Roarke, happy to be done with cocktails andsmall talk. After another party, not far away, a woman retires to her bedroom with her husband--and walks into a brutal nightmare. Their paths are about to collide... When the young woman--dazed, naked, and bloody--wanders in front of their car,

Dec 8, 2016
Egg drop dead by Childs, Laura, author. Egg drop dead

"Maintaining good personal relationships with their suppliers is one of the secrets of the Cackleberry Club Cafe´ success, so Suzanne doesn't mind going out to Mike Mullen's dairy farm to pick up some wheels of cheese. She's looking forward to a nice visit with the mild-mannered farmer before heading back to their hectic kitchen. But when she arrives, Mike's nowhere to be found. The moaning of his cows leads her to look in the barn, where she discovers a bloodcurdling sight--the farmer's dead bo

Dec 5, 2016
Escape to Havana by Wilkshire, Nick, 1968- author. Escape to Havana

For Charlie Hillier, a posting to Cuba could be the perfect place to start his new life -- if he survives it. With his career stalled and the office abuzz about his soon-to-be-ex-wife's indiscretions, Ottawa bureaucrat Charlie Hillier is desperate for a change. So when the chance at a posting to the Canadian embassy in Havana comes up, he jumps at it, grateful to get as far away as he can from his ex and his dead-end job at Foreign Affairs headquarters. At first, exotic Havana seems just the pla

Dec 8, 2016
Forgotten city - a Claire Codella mystery by Smith, Carrie, author. Forgotten city - a Claire Codella mystery

Only three months back on the job after cancer treatment, NYPD Detective Claire Codella finds herself at the center of a high profile case investigating the suspicious death of a Broadway legend.

Dec 9, 2016
Garden of lamentations - a novel by Crombie, Deborah, author. Garden of lamentations - a novel

While Gemma James investigates the murder of a young nanny who may be one of a series of victims, Duncan Kincaid uncovers information that puts those closest to him in danger.

Dec 8, 2016
Glow of death by Cleland, Jane K., author. Glow of death

"After delightedly appraising a genuine Tiffany lamp for a wealthy, Rock Point couple, Josie Prescott is dismayed when the wife is killed and she learns that both the identity of the victim and the story about the lamp were carefully constructed lies. Angry about being deceived, Josie digs for the truth, and discovers the case is far more complicated than she imagined." --

Dec 9, 2016
Ill met by murder. by Duncan, Elizabeth J. Ill met by murder.

Dec 9, 2016
In at the death by Wishart, David, 1952- In at the death

The surprise suicide of a young man with -- apparently -- everything to live for, prompts his family to ask Marcus Corvinus to investigate. All they really want is an explanation. But Marcus's sleuthing uncovers many contradictory elements in the tale, and he is forced to conclude that this wasn't suicide at all, but murder.

Dec 5, 2016
Laura by Caspary, Vera, 1899-1987. Laura

"Laura Hunt was the ideal modern woman: beautiful, elegant, highly ambitious, and utterly mysterious. No man could resist her charms--not even the hard-boiled NYPD detective sent to find out who turned her into a faceless corpse. As this tough cop probes the mystery of Laura's death, he becomes obsessed with her strange power. Soon he realizes he's been seduced by a dead woman--or has he?"--Publisher's Website.

Dec 7, 2016
Lawless and the devil of Euston Square by Sutton, William, 1970- author. Lawless and the devil of Euston Square

Dec 8, 2016
Lawless and the flowers of sin by Sutton, William, 1970- author. Lawless and the flowers of sin

In 1863, Inspector of Vice, Campbell Lawless investigates London's houses of ill repute, but his inquiries draw the attention of powerful men who wish to silence him.

Dec 8, 2016
Living death by Masterton, Graham, author. Living death

DS Katie Maguire is at a loss. Last year, she and her team destroyed the biggest drug trafficker in Cork. So how is the city's drug trade at an all time high? Katie can't focus on this until she's solved a more pressing case: a spate of violent attacks in Cork which leave victims severely disabled and reliant on medical care abroad. But as she investigates, she realizes that the two cases might be connected. Someone is using brain-damaged victims to smuggle drugs into the country. And the only w

Dec 9, 2016
Mary Russell's war - and other stories of suspense by King, Laurie R., author. Mary Russell's war - and other stories of suspense

"A dynamic short story collection that illuminates many hidden corners of the beloved, best-selling Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series. Since the first book-length "memoir" appeared in 1994, famous partner, Sherlock Holmes, has excited a community of readers, young and old. With this collection, nine previously published short stories and one never-before-seen Sherlock Holmes mystery are brought together for the first time.."--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 7, 2016
Milicent Le Sueur - a novel by Moseley, Margaret. author Milicent Le Sueur - a novel

Millicent Le Sueur is an eccentric, obsessive-compulsive bag lady in a rural Southern town who witnesses the hit-and-run killing of a teenage girl. Or so she claims. Some townsfolk believe she killed the girl and made up the story to cover her crime. Battling her neuroses and psychoses, and counting her steps along the way, she tracks a killer she hopes won't count her as the next victim.

Dec 8, 2016

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