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Blue Madonna by Benn, James R., author. Blue Madonna

"Billy Boyle, US Army detective and ex-Boston cop, faces his toughest investigation yet: infiltrating enemy lines in France as the Allies invade Normandy. It's late May 1944. Captain Billy Boyle is court-martialed on spurious charges of black market dealings. Stripped of his officer's rank, reduced to private, and sentenced to three months' hard labor, Boyle is given an opportunity: he can avoid his punishment if he goes behind enemy lines to rescue a high-value Allied soldier. A secret chamber

Sep 30, 2016
Body on the bayou by Byron, Ellen, author. Body on the bayou

"Just days before a big wedding at the Crozat Plantation B & B, the bride's cousin is found murdered, and Maggie Crozat has another murder to unravel"--Book jacket flap.

Sep 30, 2016
British manor murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author. British manor murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Although Perry, the earl of the house, and his sister, Poppy, are surprisingly accommodating to their jetlagged guests, Lucy feels uneasy after a fallen portrait sparks talk of a deadly family omen. The bad vibes come in quickly: snobby Aunt Millicent and her handmaiden Harrison unexpectedly drop by for the exhibition, and meals with the family are consistently tense. But real trouble begins when a body, bludgeoned by the chapel's gold-plated reliquary, is found in a hidden, sealed off room. Str

Sep 30, 2016
Catching heat by Cantore, Janice, author. Catching heat

Twenty-seven years after the deaths of Detective Abby Hart's parents, she's desperate to find the proof that will put the mastermind-the governor's wife-behind bars. When she joins a newly formed task force and teams up with PI Luke Murphy, Abby is sent to San Luis Obispo to work the cold case of a murdered college student. Realizing their investigation will bring them near the town where Alyssa Rollins grew up, Abby decides to do a little digging of her own into the Triple Seven fire.Luke is ea

Sep 30, 2016
Christmas caramel murder by Fluke, Joanne, 1943- author. Christmas caramel murder

The holidays have arrived, and Hannah and her good pal Lisa have agreed to provide all the goodies for the town's annual production of A Christmas Carol. But before anyone can say "Bah, humbug!" a Santa-sized sackful of trouble ensues. Like the fact that Lisa's husband will be playing Mr. Claus to his ex-girlfriend Phyllis Bates' Mrs. Claus. Or that before the curtains even go up Phyllis is found dead in the snow - wearing a costume that the real Mrs. Claus would put on the naughty list. Soon af

Sep 30, 2016
Climate of fear by Vargas, Fred Climate of fear

Sep 30, 2016
Closed casket - the new Hercule Poirot mystery by Hannah, Sophie, 1971- author. Closed casket - the new Hercule Poirot mystery

"What I intend to say to you will come as a shock ..." With these words, Lady Athelinda Playford -- one of the world's most beloved children's authors -- springs a surprise on the lawyer entrusted with her will. As guests arrive for a party at her Irish mansion, Lady Playford has decided to cut off her two children without a penny . . . and leave her vast fortune to someone else: an invalid who has only weeks to live. Among Lady Playford's visitors are two strangers: the famous Belgian detective

Sep 30, 2016
Combustion by Smith, Martin J. Combustion

Sep 30, 2016
Dark backward by Buffa, D. W. Dark backward

Sep 30, 2016
Dead men's bones - an Inspector McLean novel by Oswald, James, author. Dead men's bones - an Inspector McLean novel

Sep 30, 2016
Dead run by Tracy, P. J. Dead run

Breaking down while en route to Wisconsin, Grace MacBride, Annie Belinsky, and deputy Sharon Mueller stumble upon a nearly deserted town fraught with signs of foul play and are horrified to witness a double murder.

Sep 30, 2016
Dead to rights by Jance, Judith A. Dead to rights

Sheriff Brady becomes an assassin's target when investigating the murder of a motorist responsible for an earlier death.

Sep 30, 2016
Death Comes to the Fair by Lloyd, Catherine Death Comes to the Fair

Sep 30, 2016
Death in cold water by Skalka, Patricia, author. Death in cold water

Sep 25, 2016
Death in cold water by Skalka, Patricia, author. Death in cold water

On a bracing autumn day in Door County, a prominent philanthropist disappears. Is the elderly Gerald Sneider--known as "Mr. Packer" for his legendary support of Green Bay football--suffering from dementia, or just avoiding his greedy son? Is there a connection to threats against the National Football League? As tourists flood the peninsula for the fall colors, Sheriff Dave Cubiak's search for Sneider is stymied by the FBI. When human bones wash up on the Lake Michigan shore, the sheriff has more

Sep 30, 2016
Death of an avid reader by Brody, Frances, author. Death of an avid reader

"The search for a daughter. Lady Coulton gave up the baby that would have ruined her marriage, born when Lord Coulton was abroad. Now that her husband is dying, she asks Kate to find Sophia. A haunted library. It is forty years since the ghost of a dead librarian haunted the old library, yet the stories have begun again. Kate does not believe in ghosts but obligingly takes part in a ceremony to expel the restless spirit. Shockingly, there is a body in the basement, strangled, and covered in dust

Sep 30, 2016
Denny's law by Gunn, Elizabeth, 1927- Denny's law

The murder of a man during a Tucson Fourth of July street parade plunges Sarah Burke's whole household – including her niece, Denny – into her latest case. The investigation leads to a money-laundering ring with international connections, but could the answers lie closer to home than she realises?

Sep 30, 2016
Devil sent the rain - a mystery by Turner, Lisa (Lisa Celeste), author. Devil sent the rain - a mystery

In a tale of the remnants of Old Southern aristocracy and entitlement, twisted into avarice and vengeance, Billy must confront the secrets of his own past to have any chance at solving the murder of a girl he once knew. But as he gets closer to discovering the truth, he also gets closer to a cunning killer who’s bent on getting away with murder—and eliminating the threat Billy poses.

Sep 30, 2016
Downfall - a Brady novel of suspense by Jance, Judith A., author. Downfall - a Brady novel of suspense

"Arizona sheriff Joanna Brady returns in this outstanding new mystery set in the beautiful desert country of the Southwest. With a baby on the way, sudden deaths in the family from which to recover, a re-election campaign looming, and a daughter heading off for college, Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady has her hands full when a puzzling new case hits her department, demanding every resource she has at her disposal. Two women have fallen to their deaths from a small nearby peak, referred to by

Sep 30, 2016
Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster by Street, Karen Lee Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster

Sep 25, 2016