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Windswept by Ryan, Patricia, author.

Windswept

When her fiance is delayed in London, Emily Harrington sets off on their long-awaited vacation to the exclusive Caribbean resort of Island Bluffs on her own. Fearing boredom, she is pleasantly surprised to discover that this romantic resort is filled with fascinating people: Roger Stirhew, a foremost travel writer, whose pernicious wit and words prove deadly; his disillusioned wife Jessica; Marietta St. John, an ageing society columnist; Nora, her devoted companion; Jon Peterson, an eager young

May 3, 2015
Windswept by Ryan, Patricia Twomey, 1946- author.

Windswept

On a vacation to Aruba, Emily Harrington meets a host of colorful characters, but her idyllic island getaway is marred by the murder of one of her new acquaintances.

Apr 27, 2015
Wicked stitch an embroidery mystery by Lee, Amanda, 1967-

Wicked stitch an embroidery mystery

"For most small-business owners in Tallulah Falls, the upcoming Renaissance Faire is a wonderful way to promote their specialty shops. For Marcy's nemesis, Nellie, and her sister Clara, it's an opportunity to finally put Marcy and her shop, the Seven-Year Stitch, out of business. Apparently the sisters like to make grudges a family affair and have set up competing booths right next to Marcy's at the Ren Faire. When Clara is discovered dead in her own booth- strangled by the scarf she had almo

May 3, 2015
Whispering shadows - a novel by Sendker, Jan-Philipp, author.

Whispering shadows - a novel

"American expat Paul Leibovitz was once an ambitious advisor, dedicated father, and loving husband. But after living for nearly thirty years in Hong Kong, personal tragedy strikes and Paul's marriage unravels in the fallout. Now Paul is living as a recluse on an outlying island of Hong Kong. When he makes a fleeting connection with Elizabeth, a distressed American woman on the verge of collapse, his life is thrown into turmoil. Less than twenty-four hours later, Elizabeth's son is found dead in

May 3, 2015
When the Song of the Angels is Stilled by Croyle, A. S.

When the Song of the Angels is Stilled

May 3, 2015
Whatever Happenened to Molly Bloom? by Stirling, Jessica

Whatever Happenened to Molly Bloom?

May 3, 2015
Wedding duress by Casey, Elizabeth Lynn, author.

Wedding duress

While preparing for her upcoming nuptials, librarian Tori Sinclair must help a fellow member of the Sweet Briar Ladies Society Sewing Circle unravel the mystery surrounding the death of her former nanny who took a fatal fall in her new employer's home.

May 3, 2015
Vixen - A Nameless Detective Novel by Pronzini, Bill

Vixen - A Nameless Detective Novel

May 3, 2015
Viper - no resurrection for Commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

Viper - no resurrection for Commissario Ricciardi

Springtime proffers fragrant temptations to the men and women of Naples. But evil also lurks in the sweet-smelling spring air. It is one week before Easter, Naples, 1932. At the high-class brothel in the center of town known as Paradiso, Viper, the most famous prostitute of all, is found dead. Suffocated with a pillow. Her last client swears that when he left her she was alive and well. But when her next client arrived, he found her dead. Who killed her and why? Ricciardi has to untangle a compl

May 3, 2015
Unidentified Woman Number 15 - A McKenzie Novel by Housewright, David

Unidentified Woman Number 15 - A McKenzie Novel

Apr 30, 2015
Time of Death by Billingham, Mark

Time of Death

Apr 30, 2015
Ties that blind by Klein, Zachary, 1948- author.

Ties that blind

"Former social worker-turned-private investigator Matt Jacob has had his share of vices and woes. But he has always managed to stay one foot ahead of the criminals he hunts, while keeping one foot out of the grave. Now Matt is struggling to kick his addictions, put his demons under wraps and settle down with a woman who makes him happy. Then, a phone call changes everything. Lou, the father of Matt’s dead wife, is on the line, irascible and distraught. His new girlfriend’s son has attempted suic

Apr 29, 2015
Thin crust killers by Cavender, Chris.

Thin crust killers

When the local bank is held up, one of its security guards is murdered during the robbery. Things get even more complicated when the note from the robber is discovered to have been written on a brand new menu from A Slice of Delight. Eleanor and Maddy must dig up the truth before it comes back to haunt them!

Apr 28, 2015
Thin crust killers by Cavender, Chris.

Thin crust killers

When the local bank is held up, one of its security guards is murdered during the robbery. Things get even more complicated when the note from the robber is discovered to have been written on a brand new menu from A Slice of Delight. Eleanor and Maddy must dig up the truth before it comes back to haunt them!

May 3, 2015
Thin crust killers by Cavender, Chris

Thin crust killers

Apr 27, 2015
The Wild Inside / A Novel of Suspense by Carbo, Christine, author.

The Wild Inside / A Novel of Suspense

May 3, 2015
The whole cat and caboodle by Ryan, Sofie, 1958- author.

The whole cat and caboodle

Sarah Grayson is the happy proprietor of Second Chance, a charming shop in the oceanfront town of North Harbor, Maine. At the shop, she sells used items that she has lovingly refurbished and repurposed. But her favorite pet project so far has been adopting a stray cat she names Elvis. The big black cat with a scar across his nose turned up at a local bar when the band was playing the King of Rock and Roll's music and hopped in Sarah's truck. When Sarah's elderly friend Maddie is found with the b

May 3, 2015
The sudden arrival of violence by Mackay, Malcolm, 1982- author.

The sudden arrival of violence

"It begins with two deaths: a money-man and a police informant. Deaths that offer a unique opportunity to a man like Calum MacLean. A hit man who has finally had enough of killing. Calum plans an unprecedented escape just as his employers need him the most. Glasgow's biggest criminal organizations are gearing up for a final, fatal confrontation. The panic over Calum's abrupt disappearance may finally give Detective Michael Fisher the chance he need to close the case of a lifetime. But first, he

May 3, 2015
The St. Paul conspiracy by Stelljes, Roger.

The St. Paul conspiracy

"The morning after Halloween the city of St. Paul awakens to find that a serial killer terrorizing the blue-collar working women of University Avenue has struck for the fifth time. The citizens of St. Paul are on edge"--Jacket.

May 3, 2015
The September Society by Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

The September Society

"In the small hours of the morning one fall day in 1866, a frantic widow visits detective Charles Lenox. Lady Annabelle's problem is simple: her beloved son, George, has vanished from his room at Oxford. When Lenox visits his alma mater to investigate he discovers a series of bizarre clues, including a murdered cat and a card cryptically referring to 'The September Society.' Then, just as Lenox realizes that the case may be deeper than it appears, a student dies, the victim of foul play."--P. [4

May 3, 2015