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A cast of falcons - a birder murder mystery by Burrows, Steve, author.

A cast of falcons - a birder murder mystery

A man falls to his death from a cliff face in western Scotland. From a distance, another man watches. He approaches the body, tucks a book into the dead man's pocket, and leaves. When the Scottish police show visiting Detective Chief Inspector Domenic Jejeune the book, he recognizes it as a call for help. But he also knows that answering that call could destroy the life he and his girlfriend Lindy have built for themselves in the village of Saltmarsh, in north Norfolk. Back in Saltmarsh, the bru

Jul 24, 2016
A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author.

A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes

Catering a Mad Hatter-themed tea party to support an eccentric billionaire's launch of an art complex in a sleepy New York community, the Simmons sisters find themselves steeped in trouble when the host drops dead under mysterious circumstances.

Jul 30, 2016
A deadly affection by Overholt, Cuyler, author.

A deadly affection

"One of the first women practicing in the advanced new field of psychology, Dr. Genevieve Summerford is used to forging her own path. But when one of her patients is arrested for murder--a murder Genevieve fears she may have unwittingly provoked--she is forced to seek help to solve the crime and clear her patient's name...and her own" --

Jul 30, 2016
A deadly thaw - a mystery by Ward, Sarah (British author), author.

A deadly thaw - a mystery

When a man whose wife was convicted for his murder fifteen years earlier is found newly dead, Detective Inspector Francis Sadler and his Derbyshire team follow leads to uncover what really happened and why the wife lied about the identity of the first victim.

Jul 30, 2016
A dreadful past by Turnbull, Peter, 1950- author.

A dreadful past

The sighting of a vase in an antiques shop leads to a twenty-year-old murder case being reopened and as George Hennessey and his team try to close in on a mysterious gang of killers, the discovery of a new body throws them off track.

Jul 30, 2016
A great reckoning by Penny, Louise, author.

A great reckoning

" When an intricate old map is found stuffed into the walls of the bistro in Three Pines, it at first seems no more than a curiosity. But the closer the villagers look, the stranger it becomes. Given to Armand Gamache as a gift the first day of his new job, the map eventually leads him to shattering secrets. To an old friend and older adversary. It leads the former Chief of Homicide for the Su^rete´ du Que´bec to places even he is afraid to go. But must. And there he finds four young cadets in

Jul 30, 2016
A lesson in love and murder by McMillan, Rachel, 1981- author.

A lesson in love and murder

Jul 30, 2016
A Long Time Dead - A Mike Hammer Casebook by Spillane, Mickey/ Collins, Max Allan

A Long Time Dead - A Mike Hammer Casebook

Jul 30, 2016
A March to Remember by Loan-Wilsey, Anna

A March to Remember

Jul 30, 2016
A most curious murder by Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, 1946- author.

A most curious murder

With the destruction of her mother's Little Library and the discovery of curmudgeon Adam Cane murdered in the neighbor Zoe Zola's fairy garden, divorce´e Jenny Weston begins to doubt the soundness of her decision to return to her hometown of Bear Falls, Michigan. When another body is discovered, Jenny and Zoe decide to clear Zoe's name by finding the real killer.

Jul 30, 2016
A Shocking Assassination by Harrison, Cora

A Shocking Assassination

Jul 30, 2016
A toxic trousseau by Blackwell, Juliet, author.

A toxic trousseau

"Even the most skilled sorceress can't ward off a lawsuit, and Lily is not at her enchanting best with her hands full as the temporary leader of San Francisco's magical community. So after her potbellied pig Oscar head-butts rival clothier Autumn Jennings, Lily tries to make peace without a costly personal injury case. But any hope of a quiet resolution is shattered when Autumn turns up dead. As one of the prime suspects, Lily searches for a way to clear her name and discovers a cursed trousseau

Jul 30, 2016
Against the light by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

Against the light

London, April, 1912. The third Irish Home Rule Bill is passing through Parliament and the situation is growing ever more tense. Closely involved in the negotiations, cabinet minister Edmund Latimer finds himself under growing pressure--which only intensifies when his seven-month-old niece Lucy is snatched away in her pram in Regent's Park. Could there be a connection between Lucy's kidnapping and the Irish talks? With her husband under intolerable strain, Edmund's wife Alice makes it her busines

Jul 30, 2016
Among the wicked - a Kate Burkholder novel by Castillo, Linda, author.

Among the wicked - a Kate Burkholder novel

"Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called upon by the sheriff's department in rural, upstate New York to assist on a developing situation that involves a reclusive Amish settlement and the death of a young girl. Unable to penetrate the wall of silence between the Amish and "English" communities, the sheriff asks Kate to travel to New York, pose as an Amish woman, and infiltrate the community. Kate's long time love interest, State Agent John Tomasetti, is dead set against her taking on such an u

Jul 30, 2016
An Obvious Fact by Johnson, Craig

An Obvious Fact

Jul 30, 2016
Another one goes tonight - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter, author.

Another one goes tonight - a Peter Diamond investigation

"Two police officers are about to head home after a long night shift when they receive one last call: a suspicious nude person has been spotted in the wee hours of the morning. En route to the call, the patrol car spins off the road, killing one of the exhausted cops instantly and leaving the other in critical condition. Whenever a police car is involved in an accident, the matter must be taken very seriously. Inspector Peter Diamond is assigned to look into the case. His supervisor is desperate

Jul 30, 2016
Apprentice in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author.

Apprentice in death

"Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in a fast-paced new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author J. D. Robb. Nature versus nurture... The shots came quickly, silently, and with deadly accuracy. Within seconds, three people were dead at Central Park'sice skating rink. The victims: a talented young skater, a doctor, and a teacher. As random as random can be. Eve Dallas has seen a lot of killers during her time with the NYPSD, but never one like this. After reviewing security videos, it become

Jul 30, 2016
Arsenic with Austen by Hyde, Katherine Bolger, author.

Arsenic with Austen

"When Emily Cavanaugh inherits a fortune from her great aunt, she expects her life to change. She doesn't expect to embark on a murder investigation, confront the man who broke her heart 35 years before, and nearly lose her own life. Emily travels to the sleepy coastal village of Stony Beach, Oregon, to claim her inheritance, centered in a beautiful Victorian estate called Windy Corner but also including a substantial portion of the real estate of the whole town. As she gets to know the town's e

Jul 30, 2016
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Giordano, Mario/ Brownjohn, John (TRN)

Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions

Jul 30, 2016
Ayrshire murders by Dillon, E. R.

Ayrshire murders

"Kyle Shaw, a Scotsman by birth and a lawman by trade, returns to the lowlands in 1297 -- a time when all of Scotland stands on the brink of rebellion against English domination. Kyle discovers that his estranged father apparently had some connection with the English soldiers who loot and plunder the Scottish countryside at will. While Kyle seeks to thwart the raiders, someone begins murdering English soldiers from a nearby garrison one at a time and mutilating their corpses. The Ayrshire Murder

Jul 30, 2016