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Yet Another Death in Venice by Heald, Tim

Yet Another Death in Venice

Sep 23, 2014
Wink of an eye - a mystery by Chandler-Willis, Lynn, 1960-

Wink of an eye - a mystery

"On the run from a double-cross, Las Vegas private investigator Gypsy Moran shows up unexpectedly at his sister Rhonda's house in Wink, Texas. She introduces Gypsy to one of her former students, 12-year-old Tatum McCallen, who is in need of Gypsy's services. Tatum wants to hire Gypsy to investigate his father Ryce's alleged suicide. His dad was a deputy with the Sheriff's department and was found hanged in their backyard. Tatum believes his father was murdered after he went inquiring after the d

Sep 23, 2014
Windigo Island - a novel by Krueger, William Kent.

Windigo Island - a novel

"When the body of a teenage Ojibwe girl washes up on the shore of an island in Lake Superior, the residents of the nearby Bad Bluff reservation whisper that it was the work of a mythical beast, the Windigo, or a vengeful spirit called Michi Peshu. Such stories have been told by the Ojibwe people for generations, but they don't solve the mystery of how the girl and her friend, Mariah Arceneaux, disappeared a year ago. At the request of the Arceneaux family, Cork O'Connor, former sheriff turned pr

Sep 21, 2014
Weave of Absence by Martin, Carol Ann

Weave of Absence

Sep 23, 2014
Want You Dead by James, Peter

Want You Dead

Sep 23, 2014
Wait for signs - twelve Longmire stories by Johnson, Craig, 1961-

Wait for signs - twelve Longmire stories

"Twelve Longmire short stories available for the first time in a single volume-featuring an introduction by Lou Diamond Phillips of A&E's Longmire Ten years ago, Craig Johnson wrote his first short story, the Hillerman Award-winning "Old Indian Trick." This was one of the earliest appearances of the sheriff who would go on to star in Johnson's bestselling, award-winning novels and the A&E hit series Longmire. Each Christmas Eve thereafter, fans rejoiced when Johnson sent out a new short st

Sep 21, 2014
To fudge or not to fudge by Coco, Nancy

To fudge or not to fudge

With summer in bloom and tourists afoot, Allie is out walking her pup, Mal, when the curious canine digs up a bone from under a flowering lilac bush. The bone leads to a toe that's missing a body. For the successful confectionaire it's only the first in a series of sour events in the middle of the island's Lilac Fest. When her stint on a cooking reality show swirls up a trail of foul play, Allie will have to outwit a cunning killer if she wants to continue living la dolce vida...

Sep 23, 2014
To die fur by Lyle, Dixie, author.

To die fur

Deirdre has her hands full, as usual. Working as a Jill-of-all-trades for a zany billionaire like Zelda Zoransky means the daily grind is closer to a juggling act, and this week is no exception--especially when her side job is directing spiritual traffic in Zelda's pet cemetery. With ZZ hosting a party for some of the world's wealthiest animal collectors and a rare albino liger named Augustus in residence at the private zoo, Foxtrot is ready for trouble to take a big bite out of her schedule...

Sep 23, 2014
Three-card monte by Malvaldi, Marco, 1974- author.

Three-card monte

At the Bar Lume, with the exception of the bartender Massimo and his assistant, the beautiful and kindly Tiziana, the youngest regular customer is Aldo, seventy-something owner of the Osteria Boccaccio. Then come his longtime friends, each one older than the former. Their principle, indeed their only activity is sitting around at the Bar Lume ostensibly playing cards but in reality analyzing, postulating, gossiping, and chronicling every event that occurs in their small Tuscan town, their talk l

Sep 23, 2014
Those who feel nothing by Guttridge, Peter, author.

Those who feel nothing

Ex-Chief Constable Bob Watts is hoping to ease gently into his new role as Brighton's first Police Commissioner but is hit with a shocking scandal involving the director of the Royal Pavilion. In the subsequent investigation, Detective Inspector Sarah Gilchrist and Detective Sergeant Bellamy Heap are bemused by the discovery of looted antiquities from Cambodia's Angkor Watt in the tunnels beneath the Pavilion, but the further discovery of a corpse gives their investigation a darker hue. As does

Sep 23, 2014
The wolfe widow by Abbott, Victoria. author.

The wolfe widow

As Thanksgiving approaches, Jordan Bingham is grateful for her job researching rare books for Vera Van Alst, the infamous curmudgeon of Harrison Falls, New York. But when an uninvited guest makes an appearance, much more than dinner is disrupted and Jordan is thankful just to be alive.

Sep 23, 2014
The white sea by Johnston, Paul, 1957- author.

The white sea

Wealthy ship-owner Kostas Gatsos has been missing for several weeks, having been snatched from his luxury villa on the idyllic island of Lesvos. Curiously, there has been no ransom demand. When the police investigation stalls, the desperate Gatsos family turn to private investigator Alex Mavros for help. Inherently suspicious of the super-rich and initially reluctant to take on the case, Mavros finds himself dealing with a highly dysfunctional family with more than a few skeletons in its closet,

Sep 23, 2014
The wedding soup murder - an Italian kitchen mystery by Genova, Rosie.

The wedding soup murder - an Italian kitchen mystery

Victoria Rienzi came home to the Jersey Shore to write a new book, learn the family restaurant business, and practice the fine art of Italian cooking. But when delicious dishes are paired with murder, Vic has a little too much on her plate. When Vic asked her nonna for more responsibility in the kitchen, she didn't mean forming a thousand tiny meatballs by hand for the family's famous wedding soup. The dish is to be served at the reception for a close family friend at the exclusive Belmont Coun

Sep 23, 2014
The Twelfth Night murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The Twelfth Night murder

"As The New Globe Players bring laughter to audiences with their production of Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night, Suzanne Thornton must bring justice to the tragic victim of a brutal murder. When the body of a young boy-murdered, mutilated, and clothed in women's attire-is found under London Bridge, Constable Pepper believes him to be a member of The New Globe Players, one of the actors who specialize in women's parts. He is not, but Suzanne, summoned to make an identification, does recognize h

Sep 23, 2014
The Sun is God by McKinty, Adrian.

The Sun is God

"Colonial New Guinea--1906: a small group of mostly German nudists live an extreme back-to-nature existence on the remote island of Kabakon. Eating only coconuts and bananas, they purport to worship the sun. One of their members--Max Lutzow--has recently died, allegedly from malaria. But an autopsy on his body in the nearby capital of Herbertsho¨he raises suspicions of foul play. Recruited to investigate the circumstances of Lutzow's death, former British military police officer Will Prior sets

Sep 23, 2014
The stone wife - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter.

The stone wife - a Peter Diamond investigation

When a competitive-bidding war for a rare carved stone is interrupted by three masked men who kill the highest bidder, Peter Diamond and his team investigate the carving's mystical origins while Ingeborg goes undercover to learn about the murder weapon.

Sep 23, 2014
The spirit and the skull by Hayes, J. M., author.

The spirit and the skull

Murder is unthinkable to the People--a Paleolithic tribe migrating across Alaska and becoming some of the first undocumented immigrants to enter the Americas. For them, murder isn't merely tragic, it's forbidden. Murder poisons the entire tribe and puts it at odds with nature, the Spirits, and the mighty Earth Mother. A murderer must be found and removed in order to put the world back in balance. Raven is the aging Spirit Man to a band in which a member has been strangled with a garrote. Worse,

Sep 23, 2014
The skeleton takes a bow by Perry, Leigh, author.

The skeleton takes a bow

After years of hiding in the Thackery family house, Sid the skeleton is delighted to finally have his moment in the spot-light. Every day, Georgia Thackery's daughter, Madison, brings in his skull for her high school production play of Hamlet and every night, she takes him home... Until one night when he's accidentally left at school-and hears the sounds of someone being murdered. But the next day, there's no body and no one seems to be missing. Sid is not a numbskull -- he knows what he heard.

Sep 23, 2014
The secret of the gondola by Brown, David Alan, 1942-

The secret of the gondola

Sep 17, 2014
The Scent of Death by Taylor, Andrew

The Scent of Death

Sep 17, 2014