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Bitter Creek by Bowen, Peter

Bitter Creek

May 2, 2015
Bittersweet by Albert, Susan Wittig.

Bittersweet

"This Thanksgiving, be grateful for China Bayles who teams up with an old friend to solve a complex case of theft and murder in a South Texas ranching community."--

May 2, 2015
Black run - a novel by Manzini, Antonio, 1964-

Black run - a novel

May 2, 2015
Blaze away by James, Bill, 1929- author.

Blaze away

Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur feels a sort of warmth towards Jack Lamb, a brilliantly prosperous but profoundly dodgy fine arts dealer. Lamb is the greatest informant Harpur has ever dealt with--might be the greatest informant any police officer has ever dealt with--and although Jack ended this arrangement some time ago, Harpur still feels indebted to him. Lamb's posh manor house is stuffed with expensive paintings, ripe for the pinching...and small-time thief George Dinnick and hi

May 2, 2015
Blood Foam - A Lewis Cole Mystery by Dubois, Brendan

Blood Foam - A Lewis Cole Mystery

May 2, 2015
Blood sweep - a Posadas County mystery by Havill, Steven, author.

Blood sweep - a Posadas County mystery

Gifted fifteen-year-old Francisco Guzman has become an internationally renowned concert pianist, touring the world under the auspices of his music conservatory. That gives his mother, Posadas County Undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman, plenty of reason to worry--and that's magnified when she learns that he's in Mexico's crime-ridden Mazatlan for a concert series where he may be the target for scam artists and kidnappers. Estelle's worries go from bad to worse when her uncle--a man she didn't know

May 2, 2015
Brutality by Thoft, Ingrid.

Brutality

"Gutsy, relentless, wisecracking P.I. Fina Ludlow is back with her most hard-hitting case yet in the critically acclaimed series by Ingrid Thoft. When soccer mom Liz Barone is attacked in her kitchen and left with a life-threatening injury, Fina Ludlow is hired by Liz's mother to identify her attacker. It's unusual for Fina to take a case that isn't connected to the family firm, Ludlow and Associates, but Liz was in the process of suing her alma mater, New England University-a suit that could b

May 2, 2015
Bubba done it by Toussaint, Maggie.

Bubba done it

"Baxley Powell's pet-sitting and landscaping businesses take a back seat to her success as a police consultant, where her dreamwalking talent for talking to the dead helps solve murders. Baxley is riding with the sheriff when the 911 call comes in - a stabbing in a swanky neighborhood. She's stunned to see a knife in the victim's chest at the crime scene. With his last breath, the bank president whispers, "Bubba done it." Unfortunately, Sinclair County, Georgia, is chock full of Bubbas, four of

May 2, 2015
Buy a whisker - a second chance cat mystery by Ryan, Sofie, 1958-

Buy a whisker - a second chance cat mystery

"Things have been quiet in the coastal town of North Harbor, Maine, since Sarah Grayson and her rescue cat, Elvis, solved their first murder. Sarah is happy running Second Chance, the shop where she sells lovingly refurbished and repurposed items. But then she gets dragged into a controversy over developing the waterfront. Most of the residents- including Sarah- are for it, but there is one holdout- baker Lily Carter. So when Lily is found murdered in her bakery, it looks like somebody wanted to

May 2, 2015
Bye, bye love by Larsen, K. J.

Bye, bye love

Chicago's Pants on Fire Detective Agency targets liars and cheats. But PI Cat DeLuca is once again up to her smokin' skinny jeans in murder. Discovering a body while out running, Cat is assaulted before she can call 911. When she comes to, the killer is gone--and so is the body. When the police don't credit her story, Cat decides to go after the murderer herself.

May 2, 2015
Chasm by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Chasm

"While teaching on a trip to the Grand Canyon, Frankie MacFarlane is attacked and tries to escape the canyons, eventually up again ecoterrorist wannabes trying to destroy one of the exits"--

May 2, 2015
Children of the tide - a Victorian detective story by Redfern, Jon, 1946- author.

Children of the tide - a Victorian detective story

"London: the early 1840s. The birth of the young Queen Victoria's first child is taken as an auspicious sign for all. But on a cold March night, a spree of dark crimes in shadowy workhouses shocks the city"--provided by publisher.

Apr 29, 2015
Cold trail - a Jeri Howard mystery by Dawson, Janet.

Cold trail - a Jeri Howard mystery

Oakland PI Jeri Howard tackles her most personal case yet. Her brother, Brian, has disappeared and has been missing for four days before she is notified. The trail is getting colder as the anxious PI searches for Brian across Sonoma County for clues to explain why he disappeared. She'd thought Brian's life was in great shape. But her investigation uncovers cracks in his marriage and problems with his job. To complicate matters, there's a body on a boat along with Brian's MedicAlert bracelet, and

May 2, 2015
Crazy mountain kiss - a Sean Stranahan mystery by McCafferty, Keith.

Crazy mountain kiss - a Sean Stranahan mystery

May 2, 2015
Cutting edge by Harvey, John

Cutting edge

May 2, 2015
Dark chocolate demise by McKinlay, Jenn.

Dark chocolate demise

Scottsdale, Arizona, may not be the liveliest place on earth, but it has never been as dead as this. Hundreds of fans have gathered together for the first annual Old Town Zombie Walk, and Mel, Angie, and the Fairy Tale Cupcake crew are donning their best undead attire to sell some horror themed desserts to the hungry hordes.

May 2, 2015
Dark rooms by Anolik, Lili, author.

Dark rooms

"[M]urder and glamour set in the ambiguous and claustrophobic world of an exclusive New England prep school"--

May 2, 2015
Dead in the water by Dunn, Carola

Dead in the water

May 2, 2015
Dead Rapunzel by Houston, Victoria, 1945-

Dead Rapunzel

May 2, 2015
Deadly Election - A Flavia Albia Mystery by Davis, Lindsey

Deadly Election - A Flavia Albia Mystery

May 2, 2015