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The gift of darkness by Giambanco, V. M. author. The gift of darkness

In the aftermath of a Seattle lawyer's ritualistic murder, rookie homicide detective Alice Madison and her seasoned partner Detective Sergeant Brown discover unsettling childhood links between the victim, his law partner, and his killer.

Dec 2, 2016
The gentleman from Japan - an Inspector O novel by Church, James, 1947- author. The gentleman from Japan - an Inspector O novel

"James Church's Inspector O novels have been hailed as "crackling good" (The Washington Post). Now Church--a former Western intelligence officer who pulls back the curtain on the hidden world of North Korea in a way that no one else can--comes roaring back with an unputdownable new novel. A Spanish factory near Barcelona is secretly producing--under the guise of a dumpling maker--a key machine for the production of nuclear weapons. Western intelligence has gotten wind of this and believes that t

Dec 2, 2016
The fisher king - a Jack McBride mystery by Lenhardt, Melissa, author. The fisher king - a Jack McBride mystery

To Stillwater natives, the increase in local crime can be traced directly back to the day the outsider McBride took the police chief position, and they're gunning to get rid of him.

Dec 2, 2016
The Enemy Within by Marston, Edward The Enemy Within

Dec 2, 2016
The elusive elixir by Pandian, Gigi, 1975- author. The elusive elixir

Dec 2, 2016
The death of kings - a John Madden mystery by Airth, Rennie, 1935- author. The death of kings - a John Madden mystery

"In the fifth novel in the critically acclaimed John Madden series, the former Scotland Yard detective returns in a gripping post-World War II mystery that will delight fans of Philip Kerr On a hot summer day in 1938, a beautiful actress is murdered on the grand Kent estate of Sir Jack Jessup, close friend of the Prince of Wales. The arrest of an ex-convict and his subsequent confession swiftly bring the case to a close, but in 1949, the reappearance of a jade necklace raises questions about

Dec 2, 2016
The dark by Giambanco, V. M, author. The dark

When the remains of Nathan Quinn's younger brother, who was murdered when he was a boy, are discovered, homicide detective Alice Madison vows to discover the truth about the cases, as she contends with a sadistic killer and her own demons.

Dec 2, 2016
The dangerous ladies affair by Muller, Marcia, author. The dangerous ladies affair

Hired by a wealthy banker to nab an extortionist who has threatened to reveal personal secrets unless he receives more money, John Quincannon and Sabina Carpenter find the case turning deadly when a courier is found dead in a locked room.

Dec 2, 2016
The Chosen by Ohlsson, Kristina The Chosen

Dec 2, 2016
The chosen - a novel by Ohlsson, Kristina, 1979- author. The chosen - a novel

On a cold winter's day, a pre-school teacher is shot to death at the Jewish Congregation in Stockholm. Just hours later, two Jewish boys go missing on their way to tennis practice. Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht hunt for a killer that seems as merciless as he is effective.

Dec 5, 2016
The cat sitter and the canary - a Dixie Hemingway mystery by Clement, Blaize, author. The cat sitter and the canary - a Dixie Hemingway mystery

"This time out, Dixie's got a furry partner-in-crime, an irascible Lhasa Apso named Charlie. They've just arrived at the home of one of Dixie's regular clients to check in on Franklin, a mackerel tabby with avocado-green eyes and a luxuriant coat the color of dried beach grass. Despite a couple of bumps in the road (Franklin seems to be hiding in one of his favorite cubby holes, and Charlie scratches up the parlor door trying to get to the other side), everything else is perfectly normal. That i

Dec 2, 2016
Strange tide - a Peculiar Crimes Unit mystery by Fowler, Christopher, author. Strange tide - a Peculiar Crimes Unit mystery

"Fowler's quirky, beloved detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May, return in another dazzling investigtion. In another impossible case for the Peculiar Crimes Unit, a woman is found drowned in the Thames after being tied to a pillar at low water--and onlyher footprints lead to the spot where she was killed..."--

Dec 2, 2016
Storm cell by DuBois, Brendan, author. Storm cell

In his tenth outing, retired intelligence analyst Lewis Cole faces his most daunting challenge yet: Trying to save his friend Felix Tinios from being sent to death row after a conviction on first degree murder--but Felix refuses to accept Lewis' assistance. Felix is being charged for the brutal murder of a local businessman--witnesses place him at the location; the recovered murder weapon belonged to Felix; and his fingerprints are all over the crime scene. It seems to be the proverbial open-and

Dec 7, 2016
Stone coffin - a mystery by Eriksson, Kjell, 1953- author. Stone coffin - a mystery

"On a sunny morning in June, a young woman and her six-year old daughter are run over by a car on the road to Uppsala. Both are killed immediately. Is it an accident, or did someone kill them on purpose? The same morning the husband of the deceased young woman disappears. During the police investigation, it turns out that the husband had recently bought a property in the Dominican Republic, something that nobody knew about. A few days later a macabre discovery is made in a forest nearby."--

Dec 7, 2016
Solid citizens by Wishart, David, 1952- Solid citizens

"While enjoying the Winter Festival holiday at his adopted daughter's home in the Alban Hills, Marcus Corvinus discovers that a local politician, Quintus Caesius, has been discovered beaten to death at the rear entrance of the town brothel. There are several suspects with reason to bear Caesius a grudge. But who would hate him enough to kill him? And what would a supposedly solid citizen be doing visiting the local brothel?"--Publisher's description.

Dec 5, 2016
She Stopped for Death by Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane She Stopped for Death

Dec 2, 2016
Rush of Blood by Billingham, Mark Rush of Blood

Dec 8, 2016
River of darkness by Airth, Rennie, 1935- River of darkness

Dec 2, 2016
Rhythm & clues - an Odelia Grey mystery by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952- author. Rhythm & clues - an Odelia Grey mystery

"It's a rockin' flashback for Odelia Grey when her mother asks her to look into the disappearance of her neighbor Bo Shank, the former lead singer for a band Odelia idolized in her youth. But when a body is found in Bo Shank's house, everything quickly gets thrown out of tune" -- Page [4] of cover.

Dec 2, 2016
Return to Umbria by Wagner, David P, author. Return to Umbria

Orvieto--its very name brings to mind priceless art, colorful ceramics, and straw-colored wine. And the most famous cathedral facade in Italy, a structure of gothic spires, arches, statues, and mosaics. But as Rick Montoya discovers, this jewel of Umbria can have an ugly side as well. When Rick Montoya moved to his mother's Italy from his father's Santa Fe, New Mexico, to work as a freelance translator using his dual heritage, he didn't expect to be helping the Italian police. His maternal uncle

Dec 5, 2016

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