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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

Sep 29, 2016
The fourth figure - a Pieter Van in mystery by Aspe, Pieter, 1953- author. The fourth figure - a Pieter Van in mystery

"Commissioner Pieter Van In must find the link between members of a satanic conspiracy and a young woman's death. A young woman is found dead in the canal outside her Bruges apartment building. But what seems like a clear-cut suicide evolves into something much more complex when Commissioner Pieter Van In uncovers the girl's involvement in a satanic sect. Who is the mysterious Venex, and why does he inspire such devotion from his disciples? Complicating the investigation further, Van In's boss a

Sep 29, 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 ope

Sep 29, 2016
Failure to appear - a J.P. Beaumont novel by Jance, Judith A., author. Failure to appear - a J.P. Beaumont novel

"A desperate father's search for his runaway daughter has led him to the last place he ever expected to find her: backstage at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. But the murders in this dazzling world of make-believe are no mere stagecraft, and the blood is all too real. The hunt for his child has plunged former Seattle Homicide Detective J.P. Beaumont into a bone-chilling drama of revenge, greed, and butchery, where innocents are made to suffer in perverse and terrible ways. And many more young l

Sep 29, 2016
Eggnog murder by Meier, Leslie/ Hollis, Lee/ Ross, Barbara Eggnog murder

Collects holiday-themed mysteries by three popular authors including "Eggnog Murder" by Leslie Meier, in which a gift-wrapped bottle of eggnog proves to be a killer concoction for a Tinkers Cove local, and Lucy Stone must seek out the murdering mixologist.

Sep 29, 2016
Combustion by Smith, Martin J. Combustion

Sep 29, 2016
A Christmas message - a novel by Perry, Anne, author. A Christmas message - a novel

"In the spirit of the season, New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry presents readers with the gift of another holiday mystery, taking them to the Holy Land for an intriguing and miraculous journey of discovery. The year is 1900, and Victor Narraway is giving his wife, Vespasia, an unforgettable Christmas present--a trip to Jerusalem for the holiday. Vespasia is enchanted by the exotic landscape of Palestine, and charmed by a fellow traveler they meet at their hotel in Jaffa. But when the

Sep 29, 2016
The chocolate bunny brouhaha by Carl, JoAnna, author. The chocolate bunny brouhaha

"From the national bestselling author of The Chocolate Falcon Fraud comes an Easter-candy caper featuring chocolatiers Lee Woodyard and her aunt Nettie, and a killer who's hopping mad... The approach of Easter means a rush of business at TenHuis Chocolade, and Lee and her aunt Nettie need all the help they can get to make their famous chocolate bunnies and eggs. Unfortunately, new hire Bunny Birdsong is a klutzy basket case, dropping everything she picks up. But to Lee's surprise, she's a wiz wi

Sep 29, 2016
The champagne conspiracy - a wine country mystery by Crosby, Ellen, 1953- author. The champagne conspiracy - a wine country mystery

"Winter has come to the Montgomery Estate Vineyard in Atoka, Virginia. Lucie Montgomery and winemaker Quinn Santori have decided to make champagne, a first for the vineyard. But then Gino Tomassi, Quinn's uncle, turns up on their doorstep one afternoon, demanding help in solving the mystery of what happened to Zara Tomassi, the first wife of his grandfather, who died in a San Francisco hotel in 1923 under suspicious circumstances. And it seems there's no coincidence that her death came the day a

Sep 29, 2016
The Bone Collection - Four Novellas by Reichs, Kathy The Bone Collection - Four Novellas

Sep 29, 2016
Blood trail. by Box, C. J. Blood trail.

Sep 29, 2016
Basque moon - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery by Weston, Julie W., 1943- author. Basque moon - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery

"Nellie Burns, photographer, and her Labrador dog, Moonshine, travel with sheep rancher Gwynn Campbell and his Basque sheepherder to the Stanley Basin of central Idaho. Nellie plans to photograph scenes for a railroad&#x;s brochures to lure tourists to the West. When they arrive at the sheep camp, they discover the current herder is dead. Nellie&#x;s curiosity and photography lead her to a moonshine still and then a dash up a forested mountain. Nellie and Moonshine confront the greatest challeng

Sep 29, 2016
Ash Island by Maitland, Barry, author. Ash Island

Sep 29, 2016
The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Connelly, Michael The Wrong Side of Goodbye

Sep 29, 2016
Winter's child by Coel, Margaret, 1937- author. Winter's child

"Margaret Coel's New York Times bestselling series continues as Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley discover that a centuries-old mystery is tied to a modern-day crime on the Wind River Reservation ... In the midst of a blizzard, Myra and Eldon Little Shield found an abandoned baby on their doorstep and brought her inside. Five years later, no one has come back to claim the little girl now known as Mary Anne Little Shield. But now that she's old enough to start school, her fos

Sep 29, 2016
The white mirror by Hart, Elsa, author. The white mirror

"In the follow-up to Elsa Hart's critically acclaimed debut, Jade Dragon Mountain, Li Du, an imperial librarian and former exile in 18th century China, is now an independent traveler. He is journeying with a trade caravan bound for Lhasa when a detour brings them to a valley hidden between mountain passes. On the icy planks of a wooden bridge, a monk sits in contemplation. Closer inspection reveals that the monk is dead, apparently of a self-inflicted wound. His robes are rent, revealing a stran

Sep 29, 2016
Death Comes to the Fair by Lloyd, Catherine Death Comes to the Fair

Sep 29, 2016
Dark backward by Buffa, D. W. Dark backward

Sep 29, 2016
Point of honour by Robins, Madeleine. Point of honour

Sep 29, 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 29, 2016