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The sinister pig by Hillerman, Tony.

The sinister pig

The victim, well dressed but stripped of identification, is found at the edge of the vast Jicarilla Apache natural gas field just inside the jurisdiction of the Navajo Tribal Police, facing Sergeant Jim Chee with a complex puzzle. Why did the Washington office of the FBI snatch custody of this case from its local agents, cover it with secrecy, and call it a hunting accident? What was the victim seeking among the maze of pipelines and pumping stations in America's largest gas field? Was he invest

Apr 21, 2015
The September Society by Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

The September Society

Amateur detective and Victorian gentleman Charles Lenox heads for his alma mater at Oxford to investigate the disappearance of a student and encounters a series of bizarre clues, including a card bearing the name The September Society.

Apr 21, 2015
The reluctant matador - a Hugo Marston novel by Pryor, Mark, 1967-

The reluctant matador - a Hugo Marston novel

Apr 21, 2015
The regulator by Wolfe, Ethan J., author.

The regulator

"Soldier, Sniper, Secret Service Agent, Regulator. Murphy answers only to the President. His latest assignment comes from President Garfield and is classified Top Secret. A serial killer is murdering railroad workers and settlers in the western states and territories. With nothing but his skill as a hunter and his knowledge of the budding science of forensics, Murphy begins a quest that takes him through a thousand miles of the west as he searches for the man responsible for dozens of murders" -

Apr 21, 2015
The readaholics and the falcon fiasco - a book club mystery by DiSilverio, Laura A. H.

The readaholics and the falcon fiasco - a book club mystery

Emulating one of her favorite literary sleuths, event planner Amy-Faye Johnson sets out to find the truth surrounding the death of Ivy, one of her fellow book-obsessed Readaholics, who supposedly committed suicide by poisoning.

Apr 21, 2015
The Ravens by Sundstøl, Vidar, 1963-

The Ravens

"It's been a long, dark time since a gruesome discovery drew U.S. Forest Service ranger Lance Hansen into a murder investigation that is now approaching a resolution--although not to his satisfaction. In fact, the mysteries have been multiplying and getting uncomfortably close to home. On the run after a hunting expedition with his brother, Andy, went awry, Lance is haunted by visions of Swamper Caribou, the Ojibwe medicine man whose death a century earlier remains unexplained. Willy Dupree, Lan

Apr 21, 2015
The other side of midnight by St. James, Simone.

The other side of midnight

"London, 1925. Glamorous medium Gloria Sutter made her fortune helping the bereaved contact loved ones killed during the Great War. Now she's been murdered at one of her own se;ances, after leaving a message requesting the help of her former friend and sole rival, Ellie Winter. Ellie doesn't contact the dead-at least, not anymore. She specializes in miraculously finding lost items. Still, she can't refuse the final request of the only other true psychic she has known. Now Ellie must delve into

Apr 21, 2015
The necessary death of Lewis Winter - a novel by Mackay, Malcolm, 1982- author.

The necessary death of Lewis Winter - a novel

"A twenty-nine-year-old man lives alone in his Glasgow flat. The telephone rings; a casual conversation, but behind this a job offer. The clues are there if you know to look for them. He is an expert. A loner. Freelance. Another job is another job, but what if this organization wants more? A meeting at a club. An offer. A target: Lewis Winter, a necessary sacrifice that will be only the first step in an all-out war between crime syndicates the likes of which hasn't been seen for decades. It's ea

Apr 21, 2015
The mourning bells - a Lady of Ashes mystery by Trent, Christine, author.

The mourning bells - a Lady of Ashes mystery

One of Victorian London's most respected undertakers, Violet Harper has the new duty of accompanying coffins from various undertakers on the London Necropolis Railway for respectful funerals and burials in Surrey. But on her fateful first trip, the mournful silence of the train is shattered by the shrill ringing of a coffin bell--a device that prevents a person from being buried alive.Inside the noisome coffin Violet finds a man wide-eyed with fear, claiming he was falsely interred. When a secon

Apr 21, 2015
The Missing and the Dead by MacBride, Stuart

The Missing and the Dead

Apr 21, 2015
The masque of a murderer by Calkins, Susanna, author.

The masque of a murderer

"Lucy Campion, formerly a ladies' maid in the local magistrate's household, has now found gainful employment as a printer's apprentice. On a freezing winter afternoon in 1667, she accompanies the magistrate's daughter, Sarah, to the home of a severely injured Quaker man to record his dying words, a common practice in 17th century England. The man, having been trampled by a horse and cart the night before, only has a few hours left to live. Lucy scribbles down the Quaker man's last utterances, bu

Apr 21, 2015
The language of the dead - a World War II mystery by Kelly, Stephen (Mystery writer), author.

The language of the dead - a World War II mystery

In a rural Hampshire village, things have remained fairly quiet despite the war. Then an elderly loner is brutally murdered, and the method of his killing bears the hallmarks of the traditional vanquishing of a witch. A young woman who is carrying the illegitimate child of a fighter pilot also is violently killed; a local drunkard's head is bashed in. Are the cases connected? As the Germans continue their relentless attack, Detective Inspector Thomas Lamb hunts for an elusive killer.

Apr 21, 2015
The Kill by Casey, Jane

The Kill

Apr 21, 2015
The icing on the corpse by Mugavero, Liz, author.

The icing on the corpse

"Kristan "Stan" Connor is thrilled to be invited to the Groundhog Day festivities in quirky Frog Ledge, Connecticut. Her organic, home-baked pet treats are a big hit at the annual celebration, though an important guest is curiously absent...When Helga Oliver, the town's elderly historian, is found crumpled in the basement of the Historical Museum, the close-knit town is devastated. But after some tenacious digging, Stan discovers Helga was pushed down the stairs--and that this picture-perfect Ne

Apr 21, 2015
The harvest man - a novel of Scotland Yard's murder squad by Grecian, Alex.

The harvest man - a novel of Scotland Yard's murder squad

Apr 21, 2015
The Governor's Wife by Harvey, Michael

The Governor's Wife

Apr 21, 2015
The ghost network - a novel by Disabato, Catie.

The ghost network - a novel

Apr 21, 2015
The gentle art of murder - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M, author.

The gentle art of murder - a Dorothy Martin mystery

Dorothy and Alan investigate when a body is discovered at the bottom of an elevator shaft during an art department party at Sherebury University and the killer shows signs of striking again.

Apr 19, 2015
The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Albino's Treasure by Douglas, Stuart

The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Albino's Treasure

Apr 21, 2015
The fifth heart by Simmons, Dan, 1948-

The fifth heart

While in America to solve the mystery of the 1885 death of Clover Adams, wife of the esteemed historian Henry Adams, Sherlock Holmes and Henry James find themselves involved in matters of national importance possibly orchestrated by Moriarty.

Apr 19, 2015