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A Chorus of Innocents by Chisholm, P. F.

A Chorus of Innocents

Jul 1, 2015
A deadly brew by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

A deadly brew

"In the winter of 1353, torrential rains are spreading fever to the poor and making travel especially hazardous along the town’s outlaw-infested roads. Then three members of the University die by drinking poisoned wine. College physician Matthew Bartholomew would rather not get involved in the investigation, but when his life is threatened, he stumbles on criminal activities that implicate friends, relatives, and colleagues—a deadly brew of evil intent."--

Jul 1, 2015
A fatal chapter by Barrett, Lorna, author.

A fatal chapter

Haunted by Pete Renquist's puzzling last words to her, Tricia Miles begins to consider who had a motive to kill her friend and president of the Stoneham Historical Society. Did Pete take his flirting too far, only to have a jealous husband teach him a lesson? Or did he discover something in the town's historical records that his killer wanted kept secret? Tricia is determined to get to the bottom of things before someone else becomes history.

Jul 1, 2015
A masterly murder by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

A masterly murder

"It is a gloomy November day, and a corpse is just the beginning of the intrigue. Matthew Bartholomew recognizes the deceased as the book-bearer of Michaelhouse Fellow John Runham. The death looks like suicide, but before Bartholomew can confirm it, there is a second tragedy. Meanwhile, at Michaelhouse itself, the Master announces his retirement, to everyone’s surprise—everyone, that is, except the ruthless Runham, who is hastily elected. Runham demands that Bartholomew choose between his teachi

Jul 1, 2015
A pattern of lies - a Bess Crawford mystery by Todd, Charles.

A pattern of lies - a Bess Crawford mystery

Jul 1, 2015
A promise to die for - an Evangeline Raines mystery by Pelham, Jackie.

A promise to die for - an Evangeline Raines mystery

"In A Promise to Die For, an unknown assailant stalks Evangeline Raines and threatens those she loves. She suspects it's because of her promise to her dying grandmother to continue the search for the family's small collection of Old Masters which were stolen in France during World War II. Recently divorced, Evangeline joins a private investigative firm in Houston where she seeks the paintings from coast to coast as well as abroad. But a killer, eager for revenge for an alleged injustice, will st

Jul 1, 2015
A summer of discontent by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

A summer of discontent

"When the Bishop of Ely is accused of murder, Matthew Bartholomew investigates the crime and in the midst of his inquiry is forced to acknowledge that another recently discovered corpse could be connected to the first crime."--

Jul 1, 2015
A wicked deed by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

A wicked deed

"The murder of a student priest prompts Matthew Bartholomew to investigate, uncovering superstition and heresy at the heart of the Suffolk Parish where he has been sent to formally accept a gift."--

Jul 1, 2015
All dressed in white. by Clark, Mary Higgins.

All dressed in white.

Jul 1, 2015
All Dressed Up and No Place to Haunt by Pressey, Rose

All Dressed Up and No Place to Haunt

Jun 26, 2015
All dressed up and no place to haunt by Pressey, Rose, author.

All dressed up and no place to haunt

While providing authentic period outfits for a film being shot on a historic plantation, vintage clothing store owner Cookie Chanel finds herself starring in a real-life murder mystery in which she must rely on the supernatural support of her psychic cat to find a killer among a cast of suspects.

Jul 1, 2015
An ice cold grave by Harris, Charlaine.

An ice cold grave

Heading for Doraville, North Carolina, to investigate the disappearance of a young boy, Harper Connelly and her brother Tolliver are stunned to discover that he is one of several teens who had vanished over the previous five years, but when she uses her talent to communicate with the dead to find the missing boy, she discovers that her knowledge has placed her in the sights of a killer.

Jul 1, 2015
An Order for Death by Gregory, Susanna

An Order for Death

Jun 29, 2015
An order for death by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

An order for death

The schism of "nominalism" visits the Cambridge colleges, causing a riot and a murder that will lead Matthew Bartholomew to the doorstep of a priest who is trying to keep the peace.

Jul 1, 2015
Ashes to ashes by Duffy, Margaret, author.

Ashes to ashes

Patrick Gillard's father seeks his help when disturbing claims are made about a recent cremation. Currently on leave, Patrick Gillard is considering whether to carry on his hazardous job as 'adviser' to the National Crime Agency when his father, the local rector, asks for his help. A local woman, Mrs Anne Peters, has paid him a visit, convinced that the wrong body was cremated at her late husband's recent funeral. Patrick promises to investigate with the help of his wife and partner in crime, In

Jul 1, 2015
Believe no one by Garrett, A. D.

Believe no one

Jul 1, 2015
Best served cold - a Monika Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author.

Best served cold - a Monika Paniatowski mystery

On the night the Whitebridge Players staged their last ever performance, the idealistic young actors in the company resolved that twenty years on they would return to the same theatre and stage the same play. But two decades later, old resentments have grown and new jealousies have germinated, and it is a very different company that returns to re-enact the Spanish Tragedy. The cast members all have their axes to grind - and some have clear targets for those axes...It is in this world - where nor

Jul 1, 2015
Best Served Cold by Spencer, Sally

Best Served Cold

Jun 27, 2015
Between the living and the dead - a Dan Rhodes mystery by Crider, Bill, 1941-

Between the living and the dead - a Dan Rhodes mystery

Jun 27, 2015
Black tide rising by McMillen, R. J., 1945-, author.

Black tide rising

Dan Connor is a former policeman attempting to heal after his career went awry. He finds himself pulled back into the job when a local woman goes missing. Her story is part of a larger weave, because the responsible party is involved in a scheme to conceal a half-million dollars in stolen jewelry. In their ineptitude, the thieves disfigure a totem pole that the locals have endowed with spiritual powers, and that's a crime nearly on a par with kidnapping.

Jul 1, 2015