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Blotto, Twinks and the Heir to the Tsar by Brett, Simon

Blotto, Twinks and the Heir to the Tsar

Aug 28, 2015
Booked for Trouble by Gates, Eva

Booked for Trouble

Aug 28, 2015
Booked for trouble by Gates, Eva, 1951- author.

Booked for trouble

Lucy has finally found her bliss as a librarian and resident of the Bodie Island Lighthouse. She loves walking on the beach, passing her evenings with the local book club, bonding with the library cat, Charles, and enjoying the attention of not one, but TWO eligible men. But then her socialite mother, Suzanne, unexpectedly drops in, determined to move Lucy back to Boston -- and reunite her with her ex-fiance. To make matters worse, Suzanne picks a very public fight at the local hotel with her fo

Sep 1, 2015
Cancans, croissants, and caskets by McHugh, Mary, author.

Cancans, croissants, and caskets

"It's Bastille Day in Paris. The Happy Hoofers--Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini--are all set to kick off the fete by dancing the cancan on a beautiful sightseeing cruise down the Seine. As the leggy ladies soak in the magic of the city of lights, everything is magnifique...until a very important patron goes belly-up on the top deck. On the heels of their French debut, murder takes center stage. The five daring dancers will need to step lively to stop the crafty killer fast...or their gr

Sep 1, 2015
Candy corn murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author.

Candy corn murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Covering the town's annual Giant Pumpkin Fest during the Halloween season, reporter Lucy Stone follows leads to a local general store-turned-Internet hotspot when her husband, Bill, is framed for a friend's murder.

Sep 1, 2015
Career of Evil by Galbraith, Robert

Career of Evil

Sep 1, 2015
Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery by Griffin, H. Terrell, author.

Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery

Matt Royal is going back to the courtroom. He has agreed to defend his good friend and wife of Longboat Key's Police Chief. Abby Lester has been charged with the murder of Nate Bannister, an unlikeable, shady character. He was found shot to death in his downtown Sarasota condo and the evidence points to Abby as the killer. Matt cannot refuse Abby's pleas for help, despite having retired from the practice of law several years earlier. Now, he must face a hotshot prosecuting attorney with a record

Sep 1, 2015
Chicago Noir - The Classics by Meno, Joe (EDT)

Chicago Noir - The Classics

Aug 28, 2015
Cinderella Six Feet Under by Chance, Maia

Cinderella Six Feet Under

Aug 28, 2015
Cinderella six feet under by Chance, Maia.

Cinderella six feet under

Variety hall actress Ophelia Flax's plan to reunite her friend Prue with her estranged and allegedly wealthy mother, Henrietta, is met with a grim surprise. Not only is the marquise's Paris mansion a mouse-infested ruin, but Henrietta has inexplicably vanished, leaving behind an evasive husband, two sinister stepsisters, and a bullet-riddled corpse in the pumpkin patch decked out in a ball gown and one glass slipper a corpse that also happens to be a dead ringer for Prue. Strangely, no one at 15

Sep 1, 2015
Classic in the dock by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic in the dock

Jack Colby investigates when his friend, the world famous artist Giovanni, is arrested for a murder that may be connected to a village feud between two rival families.

Sep 1, 2015
Code grey by Simon, Clea, author.

Code grey

Did a down on his luck former student steal a priceless book? Grad student and cat lover Dulcie Schwartz thinks not - and she sets out to prove it It's spring break, and Dulcie Schwartz has stayed behind in almost-deserted Cambridge, Massachusetts to concentrate on her thesis. But when a former student turned vagrant, Jeremy Mumbles, is found injured, with a valuable missing book clutched in his arms, Dulcie can't seem to let it go. What was he doing with the book? And why has it turned up after

Aug 29, 2015
Cop job by Knopf, Chris.

Cop job

Aug 28, 2015
Copy cat crimes - a Samantha Holt mystery by Wilson, Karen Ann.

Copy cat crimes - a Samantha Holt mystery

On the very same day that a basket of kittens is left at the clinic, a client is found dead in a nearby canal. When veterinary technician Samantha Holt finds counterfeit money hidden in the basket, Dr. Augustin decides the two of them should start snooping around.

Sep 1, 2015
Crooked herring by Tyler, L. C.

Crooked herring

Aug 29, 2015
Dark Reservations by Fortunato, John

Dark Reservations

Sep 1, 2015
Daughter of ashes by Talley, Marcia Dutton, 1943- author.

Daughter of ashes

Is a tragic discovery from the past triggering a number of shocking present-day events? When Hannah loses out on the cottage of her dreams because of an unscrupulous real estate agent, she and her husband, Paul, buy a fixer-upper instead. But contractors restoring the chimney soon make a tragic discovery: the mummified body of an infant. Hannah, already researching the history of her home in the county archives, is searching for clues to the dead infant's identity when more shocking events occur

Aug 29, 2015
Dead soon enough - a Juniper Song mystery by Cha, Steph.

Dead soon enough - a Juniper Song mystery

Finally a licensed private detective, Juniper Song is managing her own cases as the junior investigator of Lindley & Flores. When a woman named Rubina Gasparian approaches Song, she knows she's in for her most unusual case yet. Rubin and her husband Van-both Armenian-American doctors-cannot get pregnant, so Rubina's younger cousin, Lusig, is acting as their surrogate. However, Lusig's best friend Nora has been missing for a month, and Rubina is concerned that her nearly eight-month-pregnant cous

Sep 1, 2015
Dead With the Wind by James, Miranda

Dead With the Wind

Aug 28, 2015
Death of an airman by Sprigg, C. St. John (Christopher St. John), 1907-1937, author.

Death of an airman

"George Furnace, flight instructor at Baston Aero Club, dies instantly when his plane crashes into the English countryside. People who knew him are baffled - Furnace was a first-rate pilot, and the plane was in perfect condition - and the inquest records a verdict of death by misadventure. An Australian visitor to the aero club, Edwin Marriott, Bishop of Cootamundra, suspects that the true story is more complicated. Could this be a dramatic suicide - or even murder? Together with Inspector Bray

Sep 1, 2015