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Death of a toy soldier - a vintage toyshop mystery by Early, Barbara, 1950- author. Death of a toy soldier - a vintage toyshop mystery

"Liz McCall grew up in a playful winter wonderland, but it was never her dream to settle in her small, albeit charming, hometown. When her father sinks his entire police pension into a vintage toy shop, however, someone needs to help him turn his dreams into reality--and keep him from sneaking out of retirement and off to patrol the not-so-mean streets of East Aurora, NY. The mood goes from nice to naughty when a nervous man, who was trying to have his antique toys appraised, is later found murd

Oct 23, 2016
Deck the Hallways by Carlisle, Kate Deck the Hallways

Oct 22, 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?

Oct 21, 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.

Oct 21, 2016
Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - stories inspired by the Holmes canon by Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - stories inspired by the Holmes canon

In this follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, expert Sherlockians Laurie King and Les Klinger put forth the question: What happens when great writers/creators who are not known as Sherlock Holmes devotees admit to being inspired by Conan Doyle stories? While some are highly-regarded mystery writers, others are best known for their work in the fields of fantasy or science fiction. All of these talented authors, however share a great admiration for Arthur Conan Doyle and hi

Oct 21, 2016
Edgar Allan Poe and the London monster by Street, Karen Lee, author. Edgar Allan Poe and the London monster

Edgar Allan Poe travels to London in 1840 to meet his friend C. Auguste Dupin, who he hopes will help him solve the mystery surrounding old family letters that seem to implicate Poe's grandparents in crimes committed over fifty years earlier

Oct 18, 2016
Edge of evil - a novel of suspense by Jance, Judith A. Edge of evil - a novel of suspense

Oct 22, 2016
Eggnog murder by Eggnog murder

An omnibus of novels by Lee Hollis, Leslie Meier and Barbara Ross. With the fireplace crackling, the tree twinkling, and the carols humming, few things in life are as picture perfect as Christmas in Maine - until murder dampens the holiday spirit. It must be something in the eggnog . . .

Oct 22, 2016
Festive in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author. Festive in death

Eve Dallas deals with a homicide and the holiday season. Personal trainer Trey Ziegler was in peak physical condition. If you didn't count the kitchen knife in his well-toned chest. Lieutenant Eve Dallas soon discovers a lineup of women who'd been loved and left by the narcissistic gym rat. While Dallas sorts through the list of Ziegler's enemies, she's also dealing with her Christmas shopping list -- plus the guest list for her and her billionaire husband's upcoming holiday bash. Feeling less t

Oct 22, 2016
Fields where they lay - a Junior Bender mystery by Hallinan, Timothy, author. Fields where they lay - a Junior Bender mystery

"It's the week before Christmas in Tinsel Town, and the Edgerton Mall isn't exactly full of holiday cheer, despite its two Santas. The mall is a fossil of an industry in decline; many of its stores are closed, and to make matters worse, there is a rampant shoplifting problem. Enter burglar Junior Bender, the unwilling fixer for LA's various underworld bosses. The murderous Russian gangster who owns the mall hires Junior to look into the shoplifting problem for him. But Junior's surveillance oper

Oct 22, 2016
Fire in the stars by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947- author. Fire in the stars

Amanda Doucette is recovering from her aid stint in Nigeria. She knows her friend Phil, who lived through the same harrowing time, is still struggling with the memories, so they've hatched a plan to head into the wilderness of Newfoundland and try to reconnect with nature. But when Phil doesn't meet her at the ferry, Amanda begins an ever more desperate search for her troubled friend.

Oct 21, 2016
Footprints to murder by Talley, Marcia Dutton, 1943- Footprints to murder

Oct 21, 2016
Friday on my mind by French, Nicci, author. Friday on my mind

"In Nicci's French's thrilling fifth book, London psychotherapist Frieda Klein herself becomes the prime suspect in a murder. A bloated corpse turns up in the Thames, throat slashed, and the only clue is a hospital wristband reading Dr. F. Klein. Frieda is taken to see the body and realizes with horror that it is Sandy, her ex-boyfriend. She's certain that the killer is Dean Reeve--the man who has never stopped haunting her. But the police think he has been dead for years, and Frieda is their nu

Oct 22, 2016
Ghost times two by Hart, Carolyn G., author. Ghost times two

"Bailey Ruth Raeburn's latest mission is to guide the happy-go-lucky spirit of a deceased young man named Jimmy to the next life. But Jimmy is determined to watch over his still-living girlfriend Megan, whom he wants to be happy even without him--which is easier said than done. As if being haunted by her late boyfriend wasn't enough, Megan is dealing with an arrogant, manipulative senior partner who threatens to fire Megan's vulnerable secretary if Megan accepts a partnership at another law firm

Oct 21, 2016
Haunting investigation - a Chesterton Holte mystery by Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn, 1942- author. Haunting investigation - a Chesterton Holte mystery

Spring 1924. The world has clawed its way back from the ravages of WWI and the Spanish Flu pandemic. The 20's are beginning to roar. Poppy Thornton lives with her Aunt Jo and her excitable cat Maestro in upper-crust Philadelphia. Poppy is determined to make a name for herself as a serious crime reporter, but is stuck reporting on garden parties and ladies' fashion. Then one day her editor assigns her to collect background information on the suicide of a prominent businessman. She soon discovers

Oct 20, 2016
Hell Bay - a Barker & Llewelyn novel by Thomas, Will, 1958- author. Hell Bay - a Barker & Llewelyn novel

"At the request of Her Majesty's government, private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker agrees to take on his least favorite kind of assignment--he's to provide security for a secret conference with the French government. The conference is to take place on the private estate of Lord Hargrave on a remote island off the coast of Cornwall. The goal of the conference is the negotiation of a new treaty with France. The cover story for the gathering is a house party--an attempt to introduce Lord Hargrave's tw

Oct 22, 2016
Hook, line, and murder by Bain, Donald, 1935- author. Hook, line, and murder

"The Murder, She Wrote mystery series continues as Jessica Fletcher takes a relaxing getaway that turns into a reel deadly situation. Jessica enters a fly-fishing competition at a nearby lake. Joining her is the sheriff's wife, Maureen Metzger, who surprises Jess with her enthusiasm for the sport. Their guide, however, is a surprise to both... Brian Kinney is an ex-con. Jailed as an accomplice to Darryl Jepson, a convicted killer, Brian was later exonerated, but not before spending seven years b

Oct 21, 2016
Hot start - a Cordell Logan mystery by Freed, David, 1954- author. Hot start - a Cordell Logan mystery

"A notorious, international big game hunter and his beautiful, former flight attendant wife are gunned down at long range late one sweltering summer night while swimming naked on their seaside estate in opulent Rancho Bonita, California. Police investigators are convinced that the killer is a strident, outspoken animal rights activist with both military experience and a criminal record. The evidence against him would appear overwhelming--until rumors begin to surface that others may have had the

Oct 21, 2016
Human flies by Lahlum, Hans Olav Human flies

Oct 22, 2016
Immortal in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- Immortal in death

Eve Dallas, police woman of the future, is forced to arrest her best friend Mavis for murder when all clues point to Mavis as the killer of her lover's old girlfriend.

Oct 22, 2016