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A killing in Zion - a mystery by Hunt, Andrew E., 1968-

A killing in Zion - a mystery

"After a high-profile case thrusts deputy Art Oveson into the spotlight, Salt Lake City's mayor taps him to head the city's Anti-Polygamy Squad. As a Mormon ashamed that his own ancestors played a part in the church's polygamist past, Art's eager to do his part to remove the extremists still practicing plural marriage. But after one of the polygamist patriarchs is murdered and a shell-shocked young woman found at the scene of the crime, Art finds himself drawn further into this society of extrem

Aug 1, 2015
Jade Dragon Mountain by Hart, Elsa.

Jade Dragon Mountain

"On the mountainous border of China and Tibet in 1708, a detective must learn what a killer already knows: that empires rise and fall on the strength of the stories they tell. Li Du was an imperial librarian. Now he is an exile. Arriving in Dayan, the last Chinese town before the Tibetan border, he is surprised to find it teeming with travelers, soldiers, and merchants. All have come for a spectacle unprecedented in this remote province: an eclipse of the sun commanded by the Emperor him

Aug 1, 2015
Haitian Graves - A Ray Robertson Mystery by Delany, Vicki

Haitian Graves - A Ray Robertson Mystery

Aug 1, 2015
Godless country - a mystery by Hunt, Alaric.

Godless country - a mystery

Aug 1, 2015
Girl waits with gun by Stewart, Amy.

Girl waits with gun

Aug 1, 2015
The fraud by Parks, Brad, 1974- author.

The fraud

"A rash of carjackings terrorizing Newark become newsworthy when one such theft ends in the murder of a wealthy banking executive. The affable, wisecracking Ross is assigned the story, but he's weary of only writing about victims of crime who happen to be rich and white. To balance his reporting, he finds a Nigerian immigrant of more modest means who was also killed during a recent carjacking. When it turns out the two victims knew each other, sharing an unexplained round of golf at a tony count

Aug 1, 2015
Encore by Koetting, Alexis

Encore

Aug 1, 2015
The Dungeon House by Edwards, Martin

The Dungeon House

Aug 1, 2015
The drowning ground - a novel by Marrison, James, author.

The drowning ground - a novel

Chief Inspector Guillermo Downes, a native of Argentina now heading up the police department in the Cotswolds, investigates the disappearance of a young girl and the possible connection to the death of a local man who was suspected of killing his wife.

Aug 1, 2015
The drowned boy by Fossum, Karin, 1954- author.

The drowned boy

"A new addition to the captivating Inspector Sejer series, the first since The Caller, from Norway's finest crime writer Carmen and Nicolai failed to resuscitate their son, Tommy, after finding him floating in their backyard pond. When Inspector Skarrearrives on the scene, Carmen reports that Tommy, a healthy toddler with Down syndrome, wandered into the garden while Nicolai was working in the basement and she was cleaning the house. Skarre senses something is off with Carmen's story and consu

Aug 1, 2015
Mycroft Holmes by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem/ Waterhouse, Anna

Mycroft Holmes

Aug 1, 2015
The Monet Murders - A Mystery by Mort, Terry

The Monet Murders - A Mystery

Aug 1, 2015
Whatever happened to Molly Bloom? by Stirling, Jessica, author.

Whatever happened to Molly Bloom?

Detective Inspector Jim Kinsella of the Dublin police force is called to the scene when the body of Molly Bloom is found in her own kitchen, where she has been beaten to death with a teapot.

Aug 1, 2015
Well-heeled - an Emily's place mystery by Siegel, Roslyn, author.

Well-heeled - an Emily's place mystery

"When Emily's elderly customer, Sophia Sarfatti, complains her shoe is uncomfortable--and Emily pries off the heel to investigate--she discovers a stash of precious stones that has the power not only to make her own life uncomfortable--but to end it completely. Someone is using Emily's Place, the fashionista's favorite discount shoe store on New York City's colorful Upper West Side, to traffic in stolen stones, and the list of possible suspects keeps growing... But Emily knows that whoever has

Aug 1, 2015
Two bronze pennies - an Inspector Tom Harper novel by Nickson, Chris, author.

Two bronze pennies - an Inspector Tom Harper novel

The second intriguing historical mystery to feature Detective Inspector Tom Harper. Leeds, Christmas Eve, 1890. A young man has been found stabbed to death in the city's poverty-stricken Jewish district, his body arranged in the shape of a cross, two bronze pennies covering his eyes. As fear rises in the Jewish community, DI Tom Harper is forced to use unorthodox methods to find the killer.

Aug 1, 2015
Rising tide by Ryan, Patricia Twomey, 1946- author.

Rising tide

While at a coastal resort in Aruba to attend a wedding, Emily Harrington is plunged into danger when a young girl's body washes up on the resort's beach wearing Emily's gold bracelet.

Aug 1, 2015
Purebred dead by Delaney, Kathleen, author.

Purebred dead

Pillar of the community, Mary McGill has a finger in every pie, a place on every committee. She's the one the townsfolk can count on when they need help. Everything Mary organizes runs smoothly - apart, that is, from the town's traditional Christmas pageant. For the festivities are rudely interrupted by the discovery of a blood-stained corpse lying in the manger. Cowering beside the body is a small black-and-white puppy. Two local children report seeing a shadowy figure fleeing from the scene -

Aug 1, 2015
Sense of deception - a psychic eye mystery by Laurie, Victoria, author.

Sense of deception - a psychic eye mystery

Meeting a woman who has been wrongly sentenced to death for murder, Abby races to identify the real killer among numerous suspects.

Aug 1, 2015
The royal assassin by Parker, Kate, 1949-

The royal assassin

When the Duke of Blackford enters her bookstore, Georgia know the Archivist Society is in need of her services. The tsar of Russia and his family are visiting Queen Victoria on the auspices of the engagement of the Russian princess Kira to the son of the queen's cousin. When Kira's bodyguard is found dead on a train returning from Scotland, the queen calls on Blackford to discreetly protect the princess and prevent an international incident.

Aug 1, 2015
Fast shuffle by Black, David, 1945- author.

Fast shuffle

"Harry Dickinson is a used car salesman who dreams of being a private detective. His girlfriend, Friday, finds this charming, though she warns him not to get carried away. The local cops are becoming fed up with him. His sister and brother-in-law think he's unstable and too old for such fantasies. They want him locked up. When Harry stumbles upon the case of a missing woman, he decides to investigate. However, the situation is far more complex-and more dangerous-than he imagines. Turning to the

Aug 1, 2015