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Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon by King, Laurie R. (EDT)/ Klinger, Leslie S. (EDT)

Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon

Aug 29, 2016
Crepe factor by Childs, Laura, author.

Crepe factor

"The Winter Market in the French Quarter is in full swing, but murder isn't taking a holiday in the latest Scrapbooking Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. The holidays are a busy time for scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand--but not so hectic that she doesn't have time to enjoy browsing the booths at the Winter Market with her best friend Ava. The last thing the ladies expect to see is a thrashing man stabbed by a serving fork, dying in front of them. The victim is lo

Aug 29, 2016
Seams like murder by Hechtman, Betty, 1947- author.

Seams like murder

Molly sets up a series of classes where the Tarzana Hookers can pass on their skills to others but Sheila, the teacher of the most popular seminar, is getting stage fright. To ease Sheila's fears, the Hookers plan a practice class at CeeCee's mansion, but before the lesson begins, they stumble upon a dead body in the apartment above CeeCee's garage.

Aug 29, 2016
The perplexing theft of the jewel in the crown by Khan, Vaseem, 1973- author.

The perplexing theft of the jewel in the crown

"For centuries, the Koh-i-Noor diamond has set man against man and king against king. Now part of the British Crown Jewels, the priceless gem is a prize that many have killed to possess. So when the Crown Jewels go on display in Mumbai, security is everyone's principal concern. And yet, on the very day Inspector Chopra visits the exhibition, the diamond is stolen from under his nose"--Amazon.com.

Aug 29, 2016
Sorrow road by Keller, Julia, author.

Sorrow road

"From the small towns of Appalachia they came, the young men who joined the fight for liberty in World War II. Now they are elderly, and some of them--like Harmon Strayer, father of prosecutor Bell Elkins's former law school classmate--suffer from Alzheimer's. When Harmon dies in an Alzheimer's care facility from what appear to be natural causes, Bell confronts a mystery that brims with questions about memory, grief and the lethal cost of burying the past. During a winter of record snow and cold

Aug 29, 2016
The St. Lucia Island club by Monahan, Brent, 1948- author.

The St. Lucia Island club

When retired Southern sheriff-turned-New York City detective John Le Brun and his wife, Lordis, set sail in 1910 for a long-awaited honeymoon on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, they expect to find relaxation in paradise. However, they soon discover they've been lured to the island in part to tout its attributes as a burgeoning vacation retreat to wealthy investors back home. Instead of finding tranquility among the tropical isle's quaint villages and sandy beaches, they encounter a land teemi

Aug 29, 2016
All the little liars by Harris, Charlaine, author.

All the little liars

"Aurora Teagarden is basking in the news of her pregnancy when disaster strikes her small Georgia town: four kids vanish from the school soccer field in an afternoon. Aurora's 15-year-old brother Phillip is one of them. Also gone are two of his friends, and an 11-year-old girl who was just hoping to get a ride home from soccer practice. And then there's an even worse discovery--at the kids' last known destination, a dead body. While the local police and sheriff's department comb the county for t

Aug 29, 2016
Unlucky charms by Johnston, Linda O, author.

Unlucky charms

Aug 29, 2016
Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M, author.

Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery

A holiday on the picturesque island of Alderney leads to a case of cold-blooded murder for American Anglophile Dorothy Martin. When Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired police detective Alan Nesbitt, decide to visit the beautiful island of Alderney in the English Channel, they hope for a pleasant, peaceful holiday. It's not to be. Taking a walk on their very first day, they discover a body, apparently the victim of an unfortunate accident, on a precipitous hill path. The dead man, they learn,

Aug 29, 2016
Night passage by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010.

Night passage

Fired from Los Angeles for drinking, Jesse Stone lands a job as police chief in a Massachusetts town whose leaders want a pushover. When a white supremacist militiaman tries murder, Stone surprises them.

Aug 29, 2016
In bitter chill by Ward, Sarah (British author), author.

In bitter chill

"The deepest secrets are the ones we keep from ourselves in this richly atmospheric, compellingly written, and expertly constructed crime debut from an emerging talent. Derbyshire, 1978: a small town in the idyllic English countryside is traumatized by the kidnapping of two young schoolgirls, Rachel Jones and Sophie Jenkins. Within hours, Rachel is found wandering alone near the roadside, unharmed yet unable to remember anything, except that her abductor was a woman. No trace of Sophie is ever d

Aug 29, 2016
Coastal corpse - a Mango Bay mystery by Ambrose, Marty, author.

Coastal corpse - a Mango Bay mystery

Aug 29, 2016
Smoke and mirrors by Griffiths, Elly, author.

Smoke and mirrors

"In the sequel to the "captivating"* Zig Zag Girl, DI Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto hunt for a killer after two children are murdered in a tragic tableau of a very grim fairy tale. *Wall Street Journal It's Christmastime in Brighton, and the city is abuzz about a local production of Aladdin, starring the marvelous Max Mephisto. But the holiday cheer is lost on DI Edgar Stephens. He's investigating the murder of two children, Annie and Mark, who were strangled to death in the wo

Aug 29, 2016
Sherlock - The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir/ Gatiss, Mark/ Moffat, Steven

Sherlock - The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures

Aug 29, 2016
The Mistletoe Murder - And Other Stories by James, P. D.

The Mistletoe Murder - And Other Stories

Aug 29, 2016
Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics by Hamilton, Denise (EDT)

Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics

Presents a collection of crime and noir stories set in Los Angeles.

Aug 29, 2016
Death of a Toy Soldier - A Vintage Toyshop Mystery by Early, Barbara

Death of a Toy Soldier - A Vintage Toyshop Mystery

Aug 29, 2016
Death Among Rubies - A Lady Frances Ffolkes Mystery by Koreto, R. J.

Death Among Rubies - A Lady Frances Ffolkes Mystery

Aug 29, 2016
Crime Plus Music - Twenty Stories of Music-themed Noir by Fusilli, Jim (EDT)/ Johnson, Craig (CON)/ Liss, David (CON)/ McDermid, Val (CON)/ Gaylin, Alison (CON)

Crime Plus Music - Twenty Stories of Music-themed Noir

Aug 29, 2016
Blonde ice - a Gil Malloy novel by Belsky, Richard, author.

Blonde ice - a Gil Malloy novel

"From the author of the "thought-provoking thriller" (Jan Burke) The Kennedy Connection comes a gripping mystery featuring crime-stopper and star Daily News reporter Gil Malloy who takes on his most explosive and exciting story yet--a blonde femme fatalein New York City who is killing men for thrills. Son of Sam. Ted Bundy. The Boston Strangler. All of these infamous serial killers who made front page news shared a common trait--they were men who killed women for a sexual thrill. But now Gil M

Aug 29, 2016