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Bad moon on the rise - a Casey Jones mystery by Munger, Katy.

Bad moon on the rise - a Casey Jones mystery

When a young basketball star and his mother disappear without a trace, the boy's grandmother begs Raleigh, N.C., private investigator Casey Jones to take the case. When the case becomes personal, Casey has trouble separating her professional and personal judgment, with disastrous results for both her and the boy.

Oct 24, 2014
Blood will out - a Moretti and Falla mystery by Downie, Jill, author.

Blood will out - a Moretti and Falla mystery

While investigating the apparent suicide of a hermit, Detective Inspector Ed Moretti and his partner, Liz Falla, of the Guernsey Police have to deal with what seems to be an outbreak of vampirism. Can the threat be real? Or is it something possibly provoked by Hugo Shawcross, who is writing a play about vampires for a local theatre group, and who narrowly escapes becoming the first victim? As the investigation unfolds, links begin to emerge between the hermit's death, the play in progress, and t

Oct 24, 2014
Bloody politics by Sefton, Maggie.

Bloody politics

Oct 24, 2014
Aunt Dimity's good deed by Atherton, Nancy.

Aunt Dimity's good deed

Nancy Atherton's growing number of fans will certainly be delighted by Aunt Dimity's latest appearance in the honey-colored English cottage she bequeathed to her "niece," Lori Shepherd. Thanks to Aunt Dimity, Lori's life has taken on fairy-tale proportions: she's financially set for life and happily married--or so she thinks. When Lori's plans for a second honeymoon to England with her workaholic husband fall through, she begrudgingly takes along her father-in-law--who promptly disappears, leavi

Oct 24, 2014
The art whisperer - an Alix London mystery by Elkins, Charlotte, author.

The art whisperer - an Alix London mystery

When art conservator Alix London spots a forgery, she knows trouble will follow. So she's understandably apprehensive when her connoisseur's eye spots something off about a multimillion-dollar Jackson Pollock painting at Palm Springs's Brethwaite Museum--her current employer. Alix is already under fire, the object of a vicious online smear campaign. Now the Brethwaite's despicable senior curator, obsessed with the "maximization of monetized eyeballs," angrily refuses to decommission the celebrat

Oct 24, 2014
Chaucer and the Vintry Ward death by Gooden, Philip, author.

Chaucer and the Vintry Ward death

Before Geoffrey Chaucer became a poet and diplomat, he was a junior member of one of the royal households. In 1359 he is about to embark for France and the wars. But first he returns to see his mother and father in London's Vintry Ward, though not before stopping off at a brothel and a travern in Southwark. At home, Geoffrey finds his father dangerously ill and the sinister Nicholas Lombard in charge of the family wine-importing business. When Lombard is killed in apparently impossible circumsta

Oct 24, 2014
Bright Hopes by Mahon, Annette, author.

Bright Hopes

A series of loud explosions, thought to be fireworks, turns serious during a hot Scottsdale summer when two community members are hurt, prompting Edie to consider that a terrorist attack may be underway.

Oct 24, 2014
Celebrity in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Celebrity in death

New York City homicide detective Eve Dallas investigates the death of a young actress with the assistance of her husband, Roarke, and Detective Peabody.

Oct 24, 2014
Bless her dead little heart by James, Miranda, author.

Bless her dead little heart

With the Mississippi sun beating down, An'gel and Dickce are taking a break to cool off and pet sit their friend Charlie Harris's cat, Diesel, when their former sorority sister, Rosabelle Sultan, shows up at their door unexpectedly, with her ne'er-do-well adult children not far behind. Rosabelle's selfish offspring are desperate to discover what's in her will, and it soon becomes clear that one of them would kill to get their hands on the inheritance. Suddenly caught up in a deadly tangle of dup

Oct 24, 2014
Cattle Kate by Bommersbach, Jana

Cattle Kate

Oct 24, 2014
Caught Dead by Lanh, Andrew

Caught Dead

Oct 24, 2014
Die I Will Not - A Regency Mystery by Rizzolo, Suzanne

Die I Will Not - A Regency Mystery

Oct 24, 2014
Fear and loathing by Norman, Hilary, author.

Fear and loathing

"One warm Sunday evening in Miami Beach, a leisurely waterfront barbecue is transformed into a brutal massacre. When the cops arrive, they find four hogtied bodies in a carbon monoxide-filled BMW--and a note on the windshield addressed to Detective Sam Becket, its message personal and menacing. After another similar slaughter, Sam leads a task force dedicated to tracking down the killers. But meantime, in France, someone is stalking his daughter, Cathy, and before long Sam is forced into a decis

Oct 24, 2014
Daggers and men's smiles - a Moretti and Falla mystery by Downie, Jill.

Daggers and men's smiles - a Moretti and Falla mystery

Vicious attacks are happening at the Vannonis mannor on Guernsey island. The Marchesa Vannonis recently returned to Guernsey, and nobody knows why, and the design carved on the dagger found is the same as the one on the Vannonis family crest. At first, it was only vandalism, but when a murdered body was found, detective inspector Ed Moretti and his partner Liz Falla were called to solve the mystery.

Oct 24, 2014
Fade away - a Myron Bolitar novel by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Fade away - a Myron Bolitar novel

Myron Bolitar, after having his goal to play for the NBA stopped by an injury, becomes involved in the underbelly of the 90s sports world when he searches for a missing basketball star.

Oct 24, 2014
A grave waiting - a Moretti and Falla mystery by Downie, Jill.

A grave waiting - a Moretti and Falla mystery

In St. Peter Port Harbour on the Channel Island of Guernsey, Detective Inspector Ed Moretti and his partner, Detective Sergeant Liz Falla, are called in to investigate the shooting death of arms dealer Bernard Masterson on the Just Desserts, his luxury yacht. Why are Masterson, his glamorous partner in crime, Ade`le Letourneau, and his thuggish bodyguard here on the island? And how are an ex-Folies Berge`re dancer, a former espionage agent, and a wealthy sax-playing financier involved--or are th

Oct 24, 2014
Blacklist - a V.I. Warshawski novel by Paretsky, Sara.

Blacklist - a V.I. Warshawski novel

Chicago detective V.I. Warshawski investigates the murder of an African-American reporter and walks into a web of sex, politics, corruption, and secrecy spanning fifty years--from the McCarthy era to the Patriot Act--that could ultimately kill her.

Oct 24, 2014
The Best American mystery stories of the 19th century by

The Best American mystery stories of the 19th century

An unparalleled treasury of crime, mystery, and murder from the genre's founding century With stories by Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, L. Frank Baum, Edith Wharton, Stephen Crane, and Jack London, The Best American Mystery Stories of the Nineteenth Century is an essential anthology of American letters. It's a unique blend of beloved writers who contributed to the genre and forgotten names that pioneered the form, such as Anna Katharine Green, the godmothe

Oct 24, 2014
Dead broke in Jarrett Creek - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry.

Dead broke in Jarrett Creek - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"Jarrett Creek is bankrupt. Gary Dellmore, heir apparent to the main bank, is dead, apparently murdered. Samuel Craddock thought he was retired but now he's been asked to return as police chief. Dellmore supposedly had a roving eye, although his wife says he was never serious about dallying. Still, Craddock wonders: Did the husbands and fathers of women he flirted with think he was harmless? What about his current lover, who insists that Dellmore was going to leave his wife for her? Craddock dis

Oct 24, 2014
Dead for a spell by Buckland, Raymond.

Dead for a spell

"March 1881. The Lyceum is abuzz with the news that American actor Edwin Booth is going to be sharing the stage with their own Shakespearean star, Henry Irving. But stage manager Harry Rivers has other matters preoccupying him. One of the regular actresses has disappeared, and after a disturbing tarot card reading, Harry's boss, Bram Stoker, is convinced that something wicked is coming their way. When the poor girl's body is found, Stoker's suspicions prove to be founded--the murder scene is rid

Oct 24, 2014