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Bones never lie - a novel by Reichs, Kathy.

Bones never lie - a novel

"Unexpectedly called in to the Charlotte PD's Cold Case Unit, Dr. Temperance Brennan wonders why she's been asked to meet with a homicide cop who's a long way from his own jurisdiction. The shocking answer: Two child murders, separated by thousands of miles, have one thing in common--the killer. Years ago, Anique Pomerleau kidnapped and murdered a string of girls in Canada, then narrowly eluded capture. It was a devastating defeat for her pursuers, Brennan and police detective Andrew Ryan. Now,

Sep 20, 2014
Helsinki Noir by Thompson, James (EDT)

Helsinki Noir

Sep 20, 2014
In the Company of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon by Klinger, Leslie S. (EDT)/ King, Laurie R. (EDT)

In the Company of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon

Sep 20, 2014
Herring girl by Taylor, Debbie, 1969- author.

Herring girl

A troubled boy. A psychotherapist specializing in past life regression. An unsolved murder from 100 years ago that threatens to take another life. Twelve-year-old Ben believes he is a girl. When therapist Mary suggests hypnosis, he recalls a past life as herring girl Annie. The session ends abruptly and Mary begins to suspect that Annie might have been murdered. As the therapy continues, the events surrounding Annie's final days start to emerge: her secret affair with young fisherman Sam; the vi

Sep 20, 2014
Justice postponed by Fraser, Anthea, author.

Justice postponed

Biographer Rona Parish has a new project, contributing a series for the local glossy magazine, Chiltern Life, documenting life changing experiences from those who have lived through them. When her father suggests she speaks to his friend Frank Hathaway, who was in Iraq during the invasion of Kuwait, Rona decides to pay him a visit. But Frank was also badly injured in a failed rescue attempt following a car crash the previous year, and has been tormented by flashbacks ever since. As Frank's flash

Sep 20, 2014
The laws of murder - a Charles Lenox mystery by Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

The laws of murder - a Charles Lenox mystery

"It's 1876, and Charles Lenox, once London's leading private investigator, has just given up his seat in Parliament after six years, primed to return to his first love, detection. With high hopes he and three colleagues start a new detective agency, the first of its kind. But as the months pass, and he is the only detective who cannot find work, Lenox begins to question whether he can still play the game as he once did. Then comes a chance to redeem himself, though at a terrible price: a friend,

Sep 20, 2014
Lost under a ladder - a superstition mystery by Johnston, Linda O.

Lost under a ladder - a superstition mystery

"Rory Chasen's fiance´ died and she had a hard time coming to terms with his unfortunate death. Was he hit by the car because he walked under a ladder moments before? Rory's best friend introduces her to a town called Destiny where superstitions are a way of life. Rory visits to find answers, receives a job offer at the Lucky Dog Boutique and later is caught up in the murder of a business owner. A boutique's owner is the prime suspect but Rory can't believe sweet Martha would do it, she's convin

Sep 20, 2014
The long way home by Penny, Louise.

The long way home

At first enjoying a peaceful retirement, former Quebec homicide detective Armand Gamache reluctantly agrees to help a neighbor search for her missing estranged husband and teams up with two former colleagues on a search that reveals the workings of a psychologically damaged mind.

Sep 20, 2014
The chocolate clown corpse - a chocoholic mystery by Carl, JoAnna.

The chocolate clown corpse - a chocoholic mystery

"Revenge is sweet for a killer on the loose-and it all started with the murder of Warner Pier's most hated clown.... Everyone who knew the bozo wanted him dead. Odd, then, that a complete stranger was accused of bursting Moe Davidson's balloons. But it's been a month since the miserable shop owner of Clowning Around was killed, and everybody's moving on, including Lee Woodyard. Her chocolate shop, TenHuis Chocolade, is next door to Moe's shuttered tourist trap, and it's giving her delicious ide

Sep 20, 2014
The Cornish Coast Murder by Bude, John/ Edwards, Martin (INT)

The Cornish Coast Murder

Sep 20, 2014
Death is like a box of chocolates by Aarons, Kathy, author.

Death is like a box of chocolates

Sep 20, 2014
Dead for a spell - a Bram Stoker mystery by Buckland, Raymond.

Dead for a spell - a Bram Stoker mystery

"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

Sep 20, 2014
Death of a Christmas Caterer by Hollis, Lee

Death of a Christmas Caterer

Sep 20, 2014
Groomed for murder - a pet boutique mystery by Knox, Annie, author.

Groomed for murder - a pet boutique mystery

When a guest drops dead at the altar on her friend and mentor's wedding day, Izzy McHale, the owner of Trendy Tails Pet Boutique, along with her friends and pets, must catch a clever killer before even more fur flies.

Sep 20, 2014
Fear and Loathing by Norman, Hilary

Fear and Loathing

Sep 20, 2014
Fat cat at large by Cantrell, Janet.

Fat cat at large

When her chubby cat with a gift for sniffing out edibles leads her to the scene of a murder, Charity Oliver, the owner of a Minneapolis treatery, stumbles over the dead body of a sneaky business rival and must clear her name before even more trouble is stirred up.

Sep 20, 2014
Broadchurch by Kelly, Erin, 1976- author.

Broadchurch

In the sleepy British seaside town of Broadchurch, Detective Ellie Miller has just returned from vacation, only to learn that she's been passed over for a promotion at work in favor of outsider Alec Hardy. He, escaping the spectacular failure of his last case, is having trouble finding his way into this tight-knit community wary of new faces. But professional rivalry aside, both detectives are about to receive some terrible news: 11-year-old Danny Latimer has been found murdered on the beach. Fo

Sep 20, 2014
The blood of an Englishman - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C.

The blood of an Englishman - an Agatha Raisin mystery

Investigating the murder of a local baker during an amateur theatrical, curmudgeon Agatha Raisin and her team of private detectives uncover a web of feuds and temperamental behaviors that place the team in mortal danger.

Sep 20, 2014
Black Thursday - a Mrs. Frugalicious shopping mystery by Hull, Linda Joffe.

Black Thursday - a Mrs. Frugalicious shopping mystery

Sep 20, 2014
Bitter remedy by Fitzgerald, Conor, author.

Bitter remedy

Commissario Alec Blume, on leave for health problems, fleeing his partner Caterina and their newborn daughter, retreats to a villa in central Italy, where he enrolls in a natural remedies class conducted by a young woman named Silvana. But rather than finding comfort, Blume becomes increasingly ill--and ill at ease--in his new environment, and immediately makes an enemy of Niki, Silvana's ambiguous fiance´. Then a Romanian girl who works in Niki's nightclub comes to Blume and asks for his help i

Sep 20, 2014