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Beneath the soil by Sampson, Fay, author.

Beneath the soil

Suzie Fewings and her family are on a family-history trip when they hear a gunshot, and encounter a local farmer and his wife, who seem strangely agitated. Two days later, the wife is dead. Suzie is convinced there's more to this than meets the eye, but the police don't seem interested, and Suzie soon feels like she's being watched.

Jul 23, 2014
Blind trust - a novel by Orchard, Sandra, author.

Blind trust - a novel

Kate Adams had no idea she was carrying counterfeit money, and she can't believe that it came from her sweet neighbor. Determined to prove her neighbor's innocence, Kate stumbles into a pit of intrigue that is far deeper than a two-bit counterfeit operation-- and strikes too close to home for comfort. As family secrets come to light, her world begins to crumble.

Jul 23, 2014
Rest assured by Gregson, J. M., author.

Rest assured

Twin Lakes is a tranquil place. It is a complex of holiday homes in a particularly beautiful part of England. "Rest Assured", says the sign at its entrance. And the people fortunate to occupy the luxury homes on the site are indeed able to relax in a beautiful setting. Then a series of mysterious threatening notes are delivered to one of the lakeside homes. DS Bert Hook conducts an informal investigation and the notes cease to appear. All is peaceful once more as spring moves into summer and the

Jul 23, 2014
Murder in the telephone exchange by Wright, June, 1919-2012.

Murder in the telephone exchange

"A mystery novel set in Melbourne's Central Telephone Exchange in the late 1940s"--

Jul 23, 2014
Murder, simply stitched by Alan, Isabella.

Murder, simply stitched

"When Angela Braddock enters her quilts in an Amish auction, she never expects one of her neighbors to end up going, going, gone-- Angie is finding her niche as the new owner of her late aunt's Amish quilt shop, Running Stitch. But as the summer is winding down, so is business. To bolster support for the shop, Angie decides to sell her quilts in the Rolling Brook Amish Auction, including some of her aunt's most prized works. The quilts promise to be a hit--but the gavel comes down on the lively

Jul 23, 2014
The opening night murder by Rutherford, Anne.

The opening night murder

Hoping for a fresh start on the eve of the Restoration Period in 1660 England, Suzanne Thornton reopens the Globe Theater only to find the murdered body of a patron on opening night, a situation that makes Suzanne the target of a killer.

Jul 24, 2014
Ill-gotten panes by McAndrews, Jennifer, author.

Ill-gotten panes

Jul 24, 2014
Murder in Time by Heley, Veronica

Murder in Time

Jul 24, 2014
The Scottish play murder by Rutherford, Anne.

The Scottish play murder

Jul 24, 2014
The Lazarus Curse by Harris, Tessa

The Lazarus Curse

Jul 24, 2014
A cut-like wound by Nair, Anita, author.

A cut-like wound

Inspector Borei Gowda investigates the murder of a transgender prostitute in Bangalore while at odds with his family, coworkers, and informers.

Jul 24, 2014
Fourth Down and Out - an Andy Hayes mystery by Welsh-Huggins, Andrew.

Fourth Down and Out - an Andy Hayes mystery

"The job seems easy enough at first for private investigator Andy Hayes: save his client's reputation by retrieving a laptop and erasing a troublesome video from its hard drive. But that's before someone breaks into Andy's apartment in Columbus; before someone else,?armed with a shotgun,?relieves him of the laptop; and before the FBI suddenly shows up on his doorstep asking questions. Soon, there's a growing list of people with a claim on the computer, all of them with secrets they don't want u

Jul 24, 2014
Ghost month by Lin, Ed.

Ghost month

"August is Ghost Month in Taiwan--a time to commemorate the dead: burn incense, visit shrines, honor ancestors, and avoid unlucky situations, large purchases, and bodies of water. Jing-nan, a young man who runs a food stand in a bustling Taipei night market, doesn't consider himself superstitious, but this August is going to haunt him no matter what he does. He is shocked to the core when he learns his ex-girlfriend from high school has been murdered. She was found scantily clad and shot on the

Jul 24, 2014
Day of Vengeance by Dams, Jeanne M.

Day of Vengeance

Jul 24, 2014
The Cinderella Killer by Brett, Simon

The Cinderella Killer

Jul 24, 2014
The Buried Life by Patel, C. L.

The Buried Life

Jul 25, 2014
Book Fair and Foul by Chase, Erika

Book Fair and Foul

Jul 25, 2014
Black current - a Jaymie Zarlin Mystery by Keskinen, Karen

Black current - a Jaymie Zarlin Mystery

"Santa Barbara, California. Private investigator Jaymie Zarlin is still recovering after taking on her first murder case when she receives a call to look into the death of Skye, a local teen found dead in a tank at the Santa Barbara Aquarium. The police are calling Skye's death an accident, but Skye's parents are convinced that there's something more to this mysterious death. Eager to prove that she's up to the task of solving another murder case, Jaymie sets to work and turns up a number of lik

Jul 25, 2014
The devil's chair by Masters, Priscilla, author.

The devil's chair

In the peaceful setting of the National Trust near Church Stretton, south of Shrewsbury, Tracey Walsh drives herself and her four-year-old daughter, Daisy, up the remote Burway in the early hours of the morning, tragically loses control of her car and crashes into the valley below. Tracey is rushed to hospital, but where is Daisy? She has vanished, provoking an intense police search of the area around the Devil's Chair, land that is rife with legends and strange stories of witchcraft, sorcery an

Jul 25, 2014
Cookies and scream by Lowell, Virginia.

Cookies and scream

When a unique - and priceless - collection of antique cookie cutters leads to murder, Olivia Greyson, the owner of a shop specializing in all things cookie, must stir up some clues to catch a killer with a sweet tooth.

Jul 25, 2014