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A Banquet of Consequences by George, Elizabeth

A Banquet of Consequences

Aug 31, 2015
A beam of light by Camilleri, Andrea.

A beam of light

Aug 28, 2015
A Blossom of Bright Light by Chazin, Suzanne

A Blossom of Bright Light

Aug 31, 2015
A chorus of innocents - a Sir Robert Carey mystery by Chisholm, P. F., 1958- author.

A chorus of innocents - a Sir Robert Carey mystery

Thursday, 12th October, 1592. Eighteen days after the action closes in An Air of Treason, courtier Sir Robert Carey and Carey's surly, larcenous, and loyal henchman Henry Dodd, Land Sergeant of Gilsland, are back in Carlisle and the Debateable Lands -- the Border country, the Wild North, the land of the hot trod where the thieving, feuding reiver clans are "English when it suited, and Scots at their pleasure." A Chorus of Innocents ushers forward Lady Elizabeth Widdrington, a married woman whom

Aug 31, 2015
A deceptive homecoming by Loan-Wilsey, Anna, author.

A deceptive homecoming

When her good friend Virginia Hayward's father passes away, Hattie Davish rushes to her hometown of St. Joseph, Missouri. She's looking forward to visiting the place where she grew up, even if the circumstances bringing her there are bleak. But upon her arrival, she learns that all is not well in St. Joe. Virginia is cold and distant, Frank Hayward's death is shrouded in mystery, and a string of troubling incidents have descended on Hattie's alma mater, Mrs. Chaplin's School for Women. Frank was

Aug 27, 2015
A Fool for a Client - A Stanley Hastings Mystery by Hall, Parnell

A Fool for a Client - A Stanley Hastings Mystery

Aug 31, 2015
A kind of grief - a novel by Scott, A. D.

A kind of grief - a novel

Aug 31, 2015
A Little More Free by McFetridge, John

A Little More Free

Aug 31, 2015
A pattern of lies by Todd, Charles, author.

A pattern of lies

"A horrific explosion at a gunpowder mill sends Bess Crawford to war-torn France to keep a deadly pattern of lies from leading to more deaths, in this compelling and atmospheric mystery... An explosion and fire at the Ashton Gunpowder Mill in Kent has killed over a hundred men. It's called an appalling tragedy-- until suspicion and rumor raise the specter of murder. While visiting the Ashton family, Bess Crawford finds herself caught up in a venomous show of hostility that doesn't stop with P

Aug 31, 2015
A Perilous Alliance - A Tudor Mystery Featuring Ursula Blanchard by Buckley, Fiona

A Perilous Alliance - A Tudor Mystery Featuring Ursula Blanchard

Aug 28, 2015
A Shadowed Evil by Clare, Alys, author.

A Shadowed Evil

February, 1212. Sir Josse d'Acquin and Helewise are summoned to Southfire Hall, where Josse's elderly uncle, Hugh, lies dying, surrounded by his family. But the pair soon discover that Hugh's ill health is not the only cause of distress in the house; Hugh's son and heir, Herbert, has taken an unpleasant new wife, the widowed Lady Cyrille. Josse and Helewise are distracted by the discovery of an injured young man on the road outside on the evening of their arrival, but the longer they remain in t

Aug 31, 2015
A shameful murder by Harrison, Cora, author.

A shameful murder

Cork, Ireland, 1923. When, one wet March morning, Reverend Mother Aquinas discovers a body at the gate of the convent chapel, she immediately sends for one of her former pupils, Police Sergeant Patrick Cashman, to investigate. Dead bodies ar not unusual in the poverty-stricken slums of Cork, but this one is dressed in evening finery; in her handbag is a dance program for the exclusive Merchants' Ball held the previous evening--and a midnight ticket for the Liverpool ferry. Against the backdrop o

Aug 29, 2015
All Sales Final by Belle, Josie

All Sales Final

Aug 28, 2015
Better homes and corpses by Greenstein, Kathleen Bridge.

Better homes and corpses

"After Meg Barrett found her fiance still had designs on his ex-wife, she decided it was time to refurbish her life. Leaving her glamorous job at a top home and garden magazine, she fled Manhattan for Montauk, only to find decorating can sometimes lead to detecting...In between scouring estate sales for her new interior design business, Cottages by the Sea, Meg visits the swanky East Hampton home of her old college roommate, Jillian Spenser. But instead of seeing how the other half lives - she l

Aug 31, 2015
Between the living and the dead by Crider, Bill, 1941-

Between the living and the dead

Life is never easy for Texas Sheriff Dan Rhodes. When he is called in the middle of the night to investigate gunshots at a haunted house, Rhodes finds the body of meth dealer Neil Foshee. Recently released from jail, Foshee has his fair share of potential murderers, including former girlfriend Vicki, her new boyfriend, the nephew of Clearview's mayor, and Foshee's criminal cousins Earl and Louie. Complicating matters is Seepy Benton, the community college math professor who has a new summer job.

Aug 31, 2015
Black Cat Crossing by Finch, Kay

Black Cat Crossing

Aug 28, 2015
Blotto, Twinks and the Heir to the Tsar by Brett, Simon

Blotto, Twinks and the Heir to the Tsar

Aug 28, 2015
Booked for Trouble by Gates, Eva

Booked for Trouble

Aug 28, 2015
Cancans, croissants, and caskets by McHugh, Mary, author.

Cancans, croissants, and caskets

"It's Bastille Day in Paris. The Happy Hoofers--Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini--are all set to kick off the fete by dancing the cancan on a beautiful sightseeing cruise down the Seine. As the leggy ladies soak in the magic of the city of lights, everything is magnifique...until a very important patron goes belly-up on the top deck. On the heels of their French debut, murder takes center stage. The five daring dancers will need to step lively to stop the crafty killer fast...or their gr

Aug 31, 2015
Candy corn murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author.

Candy corn murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Covering the town's annual Giant Pumpkin Fest during the Halloween season, reporter Lucy Stone follows leads to a local general store-turned-Internet hotspot when her husband, Bill, is framed for a friend's murder.

Aug 31, 2015