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Bred to kill - a thriller by Thilliez, Franck.

Bred to kill - a thriller

In this sequel to Syndrome E, Lucie Henebelle and Inspector Sharko have reunited to take on the case of the brutal murder of Eva Louts, a promising graduate student who was killed while working at a primate research center outside Paris. But what first appears to be a vicious animal attack soon proves to be something more sinister. What was Eva secretly researching? Was she tracking three fanatical scientists who control a thirty-thousand-year-old virus with plans to unleash it into the world?"-

Jan 27, 2015
By Book or by Crook - A Lighthouse Library Mystery by Gates, Eva

By Book or by Crook - A Lighthouse Library Mystery

Jan 27, 2015
Cat out of hell by Truss, Lynne.

Cat out of hell

Jan 27, 2015
Children of the Tide - A Victorian Detective Story by Redfern, Jon

Children of the Tide - A Victorian Detective Story

Jan 27, 2015
Classic cashes in by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic cashes in

Jan 27, 2015
Cold betrayal - an Ali Reynolds novel by Jance, Judith A.

Cold betrayal - an Ali Reynolds novel

"Revenge isn't the only dish served cold... Ali Reynolds's longtime friend and Taser-carrying nun, Sister Anselm, rushes to the bedside of a young pregnant woman hospitalized for severe injuries after she was hit by a car on a deserted Arizona highway. The girl had been running away from The Family, a polygamous cult with no patience for those who try to leave its ranks. Something about her strikes a chord in Sister Anselm, reminding her of a case she worked years before when another young girl

Jan 27, 2015
Condemned to death - a Burren mystery by Harrison, Cora, author.

Condemned to death - a Burren mystery

When Mara, Brehon of the Burren, is summoned to the sandy beach of Fanore, on the western fringe of the kingdom of the Burren, she sees a sight that she has never witnessed before during her thirty years as law-enforcer and investigating magistrate: a dead man lying in a boat with no oars. Immediately her scholars jump to the conclusion that the man has been found guilty of kin-murder. The Brehon sentence for this worst of all crimes is that the murderer be towed out to sea and left to the mercy

Jan 27, 2015
Crimson angel by Hambly, Barbara, author.

Crimson angel

When Jefferson Vitrack - the white half-brother of Benjamin January's wife - turns up on January's doorstep in the summer of 1838 claiming he has discovered a clue to the whereabouts of the family's lost treasure, January has no hesitation about refusing to help look for it. For the treasure lies in Haiti, the island that was once France's most profitable colony - until the blood-chilling repression practiced there by the whites upon their slaves triggered a savage rebellion. The world's only Bl

Jan 27, 2015
Cut to the quick by Ross, Kate.

Cut to the quick

In the 1820s, Mark Craddock, a former stable hand, blackmails Hugh Fontclair into affiancing Fontclair's son to Craddock's daughter, and at a party before the wedding, Julian Kestrel finds a murdered woman in his bed.

Jan 27, 2015
Dark Rooms by Anolik, Lili

Dark Rooms

Jan 27, 2015
Dead letters - an Inspector Best mystery by Lock, Joan.

Dead letters - an Inspector Best mystery

It is a beautiful warm August day in 1880: perfect weather for the annual Metropolitan Police Annual Fete held at Alexandra Palace. Inspector Best is summoned to uncover the identity of 'Quicksilver' who has send an anonymous note threatening to cause an horrific explosion at the event. When a second note is received and its threats become increasingly confusing with their literary allusions, Best seeks out the help of Helen Franks, a close friend from the past. However, is Quicksilver really in

Jan 27, 2015
Dead of night by Collett, Chris, author.

Dead of night

Jan 27, 2015
Dead red by O'Mara, Tim.

Dead red

"New York City school teacher Raymond Donne had no idea how bad his night was going to get when he picked up the phone. Ricky Torres, his old friend from his days as a cop, needs Ray's help, and he needs it right now in the middle of the night. Ricky picks Ray up in the taxi he has been driving since returning from serving as a Marine in Iraq, but before Ricky can tell Ray what's going on the windows of the taxi explode under a hail of bullets killing Ricky and knocking Ray unconscious as he div

Jan 27, 2015
Dead secret - a Diane Fallon forensic investigation by Connor, Beverly, 1948-

Dead secret - a Diane Fallon forensic investigation

When forensic anthropologist Diane Fallon finds three skeletons in different locations with desiccated bones, she is plunged into a seventy-year-old mystery of love, greed, and murder that someone would still kill to keep from being solved.

Jan 27, 2015
Dead to the world by Cooper, Susan Rogers, author.

Dead to the world

E.J. has a surprise twentieth wedding anniversary present for Willis--a weekend away in the Texas hills. She's found the perfect Bed and Breakfast- the Bishop' Inn in the quaint town of Peaceful. Unfortunately, they've barely arrived before the inn's troubled elderly owner, Carrie Marie Hutchins, confides in them about a harrowing event from her childhood involving her dead father...and his spirit, which won't go away...E.J. has little time to digest Carrie's tales of strange goings-on: screami

Jan 27, 2015
Death and the Cyprian Society by Christie, Pamela, 1953- author.

Death and the Cyprian Society

"Arabella Beaumont, courtesan, adventuress, and sleuth, romps her way through Regency London into a dangerous affair of blackmail. Arabella Beaumont is the fortunate possessor of one of England's most celebrated bodies--with a formidable business brain to match. Her latest venture: transforming a London hotel into a social club for courtesans. To afford the lavish renovations, Arabella needs her featherbrained friend Constance Worthington to repay the fortune she owes her. And now that Constance

Jan 27, 2015
Death of a scholar by Gregory, Susanna, 1958- author.

Death of a scholar

In 1358 Matthew Bartholomew returns to Cambridge to help his sister mourn the death of her husband. But he is soon distracted by a spate of burglaries in the town and the creation of a new foundation, Winwick Hall, which threatens the old colleges. A storm is brewing between the colleges and when one leading member of the Guild is murdered Matthew assists Brother Michael into investigation these fatalities.

Jan 27, 2015
Definitely dead by Winston, Lois

Definitely dead

Jan 27, 2015
Diners, drive-ins, and death by Wenger, Christine Anne, 1952- author.

Diners, drive-ins, and death

"For Sandy Harbor's tastiest comfort food, venture to the Silver Bullet Diner. But head next door to the new drive-in theater if you have an appetite for murder.... Trixie Matkowski has a tall order to fill this fall. Aside from dishing out delicious fare at the Silver Bullet during peak fishing season, she's helping her friend--Antoinette Chloe Brown, or ACB for short--open a drive-in movie theater in the vacant lot beside her diner. It's just the thing to take ACB's mind off Nick, her missing

Jan 27, 2015
Disclosures by James, Bill, 1929- author.

Disclosures

Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur and his boss, Assistant Chief Constable Desmond Iles, worry about the safety of one of the big-time crooks on their ground, Ralph Ember, sometimes known as Panicking Ralph. Yes, Ralph is a villain, but he's a local villain, and Harpur and Iles feel a kind of bizarre affection for him. And in any case, Ralph helps Iles keep the city reasonably peaceful. But now some awkward repercussions from Ralph's lawless past seem to bring danger. Ralph is aware of

Jan 27, 2015