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Tyrant of the mind by Royal, Priscilla.

Tyrant of the mind

A nun and a monk defy death and dishonor at her family's Welsh fortress ... In the winter of 1271, Death stalks the corridors of Wynethorpe Castle on the Welsh border. When the Grim Reaper touches the beloved grandson of the castle lord, Baron Adam sends for his daughter, Prioress Eleanor of Tyndal, and her sub-infirmarian, Sister Anne, to save the child with prayers and healing talents. Escorting them to the remote fortress is Brother Thomas, an unwilling monk fighting his private demons. Death

Jul 23, 2015
Oversight by Claburn, Thomas.

Oversight

"Disgraced detective Sam Crane would do anything to help his comatose daughter recover. But when he's told to turn a blind eye to the murder of a reclusive scientist, he refuses, seeing his resolve as atonement for failing his family and his colleagues. Sam's determination to persevere endangers his friends, even as it reveals a secret sought by a deluded advertising magnate, a set of look-alike terrorists, and government agents: a way to alter the visible world. If only he could have seen the t

Jul 23, 2015
Monster - an Alex Delaware novel by Kellerman, Jonathan.

Monster - an Alex Delaware novel

Dr. Alex Delaware and Detective Milo Sturgis must make sense of a nonfunctional psychotic's ramblings that seem to predict the horrific killings happening on the streets of Los Angeles.

Jul 23, 2015
Make quilts not war by Sachitano, Arlene, 1951-

Make quilts not war

It's wintertime in Foggy Point, Washington, and tourists are as scarce as gold-plated thimbles at a thrift store. The denizens of the town decide that a colorful 1960s-themed festival is just the event to bring people out and get them moving and, hopefully, spending their money in the community. Clad in bellbottom jeans, granny dresses and afro wigs, the Loose Threads quilt group is excited to participate in the associated quilt display. All, that is, except Jenny Logan, the only member who has

Jul 23, 2015
The devil knows you're dead - a Matthew Scudder crime novel by Block, Lawrence.

The devil knows you're dead - a Matthew Scudder crime novel

Private detective Matthew Scudder ventures into the dark and dangerous alleys of Hell's Kitchen to track the killer of a yuppie lawyer.

Jul 23, 2015
Death of a travelling man by Beaton, M. C.

Death of a travelling man

When Police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth, along with a new promotion and more money, is given a new partner--young, eager P.C. Willis Lamont--he and Lamont race to solve a mystery involving a handsome young drifter.

Jul 23, 2015
The case of the dotty dowager by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author.

The case of the dotty dowager

Henry Twyst, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth, is convinced his mother is losing her marbles. She claims to have seen a corpse on the dining-room floor, but all she has to prove it is a bloodied bobble hat. Worried enough to retain the women of the WISE Enquiries Agency -- one is Welsh, one Irish, one Scottish and one English -- Henry wants the strange matter explained away. But the truth of what happened at the Chellingworth Estate, set in the rolling Welsh countryside near the quaint village o

Jul 23, 2015
Brutality by Thoft, Ingrid, author.

Brutality

"When soccer mom Liz Barone is attacked in her kitchen and left with a life-threatening injury, Fina Ludlow is hired by Liz's mother to identify her attacker. It's unusual for Fina to take a case that isn't connected to the family firm, Ludlow and Associates, but Liz was in the process of suing her alma mater, New England University-a suit that could be a legal gold mine. Twenty years earlier, Liz was an NEU soccer star known for her physical toughness; however, a serious cognitive decline has s

Jul 23, 2015
Blood hollow - a novel by Krueger, William Kent.

Blood hollow - a novel

After 17-year-old Charlotte Kane--the beautiful, brilliant, and brooding daughter of a rich widower--disappears on a drunken New Years' Eve snowmobile ride, a raging blizzard soon snuffs out all search efforts. When her body is found during the spring thaw four months later, preliminary evidence implicates her ex-boyfriend--Ojibwe bad-boy, Solemn Winter Moon. But then a second Charlotte Kane turns up dead, and Cork isn't sure of anything any more.

Jul 23, 2015
Time's up by Mack, Janey, author.

Time's up

Jul 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 26, 2015
Longest yard sale by Harris, Sherry (Mystery writer)

Longest yard sale

When her best friend, Carol, is literally framed for the murder of an Air Force officer during New England's largest garage sale, Sarah Winston, mad as heck that someone committed a crime during her sale, must rummage through the clues to find a good deal and catch the real killer.

Jul 26, 2015
Death in Brittany by Bannalec, Jean-Luc, 1966- author.

Death in Brittany

"Commissaire Georges Dupin, a Parisian-born caffeine junkie recently relocated from the glamour of Paris to the remote (if picturesque) Breton coast, is not happy when he is dragged from his morning croissant and coffee to the scene of a curious murder. The local village of Pont-Aven--a sleepy community by the sea where everyone knows one other and nothing much seems to happen--is in shock. The legendary ninety-one-year-old hotelier Pierre-Louis Pennec, owner of the Central Hotel, has been found

Jul 26, 2015
Death by tiara by Levine, Laura, 1943- author.

Death by tiara

When she is hired to write lyrics for a contestant in the talent competition for the Miss Teen Queen America pageant, freelance writer Jaine Austen is plunged into a glittering nightmare of vicious stage moms, exacting judges and trash-talking teens after a catfight turns deadly.

Jul 26, 2015
Death at Tammany Hall by O'Brien, Charles, 1927- auhtor.

Death at Tammany Hall

Jul 26, 2015
Scam chowder by Corrigan, Maya, author.

Scam chowder

Jul 26, 2015
Run you down by Dahl, Julia, 1977- author.

Run you down

"New York City tabloid reporter Rebekah Roberts knows almost nothing about the mother who abandoned her as an infant. Aviva Kagan was just a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a college boy from Florida - and then disappeared. When Rebekah hears about a young Hasidic mother found dead in her bathtub in upstate New York, she thinks there might be a story in it. And as she looks closer, she discovers that the woman once knew Aviva's younger brother, Sam. Re

Jul 26, 2015
Twanged / A Regan Reilly Mystery by Clark, Carol Higgins.

Twanged / A Regan Reilly Mystery

Sent to Branson, Missouri, to protect Brigid, a singer whose life has been threatened, sleuth Regan Reilly follows her client to Ireland, where Brigid is to give a concert and where Regan must foil a murderer's diabolical schemes

Jul 28, 2015
Spellcasting in silk - a witchcraft mystery by Blackwell, Juliet

Spellcasting in silk - a witchcraft mystery

Jul 28, 2015
A Deceptive Homecoming by Loan-Wilsey, Anna

A Deceptive Homecoming

Jul 28, 2015