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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
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
Blood for blood by Rizzolo, S. K.

Blood for blood

When a footman turns up dead, Penelope Wolfe and John Chase become entangled in a web of family secrets that stretches far beyond luxurious St. James's Square.

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
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,

Oct 19, 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
By Cook or by Crook by Corrigan, Maya

By Cook or by Crook

Oct 24, 2014
Carom shot by Partridge, J. J.

Carom shot

Oct 20, 2014
Carom shot by Partridge, J. J. (John J.)

Carom shot

Oct 24, 2014
Cattle Kate by Bommersbach, Jana

Cattle Kate

Oct 24, 2014
Catwalk by Boneham, Sheila Webster, 1952-

Catwalk

Oct 24, 2014
Caught Dead by Lanh, Andrew

Caught Dead

Oct 24, 2014
Cause of death by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels.

Cause of death

Medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta, anticipating a quiet New Year's Eve, is called to investigate the death of a reporter found in the waters of a Navy shipyard who was following an explosive story that leads Scarpetta and the FBI into the hands of a cult fanatic.

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
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
Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses by McHugh, Mary

Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses

Oct 24, 2014
Christmas is murder - a Rex Graves mystery by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.)

Christmas is murder - a Rex Graves mystery

Christmas is murder-- when you're stranded in East Sussex with a killer. When guests at a secluded Victorian hotel start dying, all hopes for a jolly holiday are dashed.

Oct 24, 2014
Crossing the line - a Paris homicide mystery by Molay, Frédérique, 1968- author.

Crossing the line - a Paris homicide mystery

It's Christmas in Paris. Chief of Police Nico Sirsky returns to work after recovering from a gunshot wound. He's in love and rearing to go. His first day back has him overseeing a jewel heist sting and taking on an odd investigation. Dental students discovered a message in the tooth of a severed head. Is it a sick joke? Sirsky and his team of crack homicide detectives follow the clues from an apparent suicide, to an apparent accident, to an all-out murder as an intricate machination starts break

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