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A Brilliant Death by Yocum, Robin

A Brilliant Death

Feb 12, 2016
A Churn for the Worse by Bradford, Laura

A Churn for the Worse

Feb 12, 2016
A deadly tail by Lyle, Dixie, author.

A deadly tail

Foxtrot has seen a lot of strange things as assistant to billionaire Zelda Zoransky at her wacky mansion. And that includes her telepathic cat Tango and ectoplasmic pooch Whiskey. So it's no surprise to find a horde of zombies lurching across the lawn-even if they are just actors in a horror movie that's filming on the mansion grounds. The special effects look pretty convincing. But all that fake blood doesn't fool Whiskey, who quickly sniffs out the truth: one of those corpses is real...

Feb 12, 2016
A death in Calabria by Giuttari, Michele, 1950- author.

A death in Calabria

One of the wildest and most beautiful regions in Italy, known for its rugged coastline and mountains, Calabria is also home to the deadly 'Ndrangheta. An organized Mafia crime operation more feared in Italy than the Cosa Nostra or the Camorra, it is shrouded in mystery. Chief Superintendent Michele Ferrara of Italy's elite Anti-Mafia Investigation Department is tasked with investigating the deaths of several Calabria citizens--some in New York, some in the small, isolated villages that dot the C

Feb 12, 2016
A disguise to die for by Vallere, Diane, author.

A disguise to die for

Feb 12, 2016
A familiar tail by James, Delia, author.

A familiar tail

Unlucky-in-love artist Annabelle Britton decides that a visit to the seaside town of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is the perfect way to get over her problems. But when she stumbles upon a smoky grey cat named Alastair, and follows him into a charming cottage, Annabelle finds herself in a whole spell book full of trouble. Suddenly saddled with a witch's wand and a furry familiar, Annabelle soon meets a friendly group of women who use their spells, charms and potions to keep the people of Portsmouth

Feb 12, 2016
A familiar tail by James, Delia, author.

A familiar tail

Feb 8, 2016
A fool and his Monet - a Serena Jones mystery by Orchard, Sandra, author.

A fool and his Monet - a Serena Jones mystery

Feb 12, 2016
A glancing light - a Chris Norgren mystery by Elkins, Aaron J., author

A glancing light - a Chris Norgren mystery

Chris Norgren, Seattle museum curator, investigates a two-year-old international art theft in Italy.

Feb 12, 2016
A murderous mind - a Naomi Blake novel by Adams, Jane, 1960- author.

A murderous mind - a Naomi Blake novel

The murder of a student re-opens a series of cold cases in this intriguing mystery. A young student is found brutally murdered in her room, killed while her flatmates slept nearby. The police soon recognize that this is frighteningly similar to a crime committed fifteen years before. A crime investigated by the now discredited Detective Inspector Joe Jackson, but never solved. Other deaths, linked to the same modus operandi and stretching back more than twenty years, have also remained unsolved.

Feb 12, 2016
A picture of guilt by Hellmann, Libby Fischer.

A picture of guilt

"The big news story in Chicago is the murder trial of Johnny Santoro, a dock worker whose girlfriend has been killed. Most Chicagoans are betting on a quick guilty verdict, but Ellie Foreman has doubts about his complicity—Santoro is strangely familiar to her. Checking back to the outtakes of a video project in progress while the murder took place, Ellie finds evidence that could save Santoro from a lifetime behind bars. It seems the perfect alibi, but the tape is compromised by radio interferen

Feb 12, 2016
A prisoner in Malta by DePoy, Phillip, author.

A prisoner in Malta

"In 1583, the nineteen-year-old Christopher Marlowe--with a reputation as a brawler, a womanizer, a genius, and a social upstart at Cambridge University--is visited by a man representing Marlowe's benefactors. There are rumors of a growing plot against her majesty Queen Elizabeth I, and the Queen's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, has charged young Marlowe with tracking down the truth. The path to that truth seems to run through an enigmatic prisoner held in complete seclusion in a heavily gua

Feb 12, 2016
A song for the brokenhearted by Shaw, William, 1959- author.

A song for the brokenhearted

The earthshaking year of 1968 comes to a sweeping and dangerous close as Detectives Breen and Tozer battle the most powerful members of London society in their probe into a case going back years--the murder of Tozer's younger sister.

Feb 12, 2016
A talent for murder by LaRue, Teresa A.

A talent for murder

"When her aunt comes under suspicion in a murder case, a devoted niece turns sleuth."--

Feb 12, 2016
A thousand falling crows by Sweazy, Larry D., author.

A thousand falling crows

"Sonny Burton was forced to retire from the Texas Rangers after taking a bullet from Bonnie Parker in a shoot-out. The bullet so damaged Sonny's right arm that he had to have it amputated. While Sonny struggles with recuperating and tries to get used to the idea of living a life with only one arm, Aldo Hernandez, the hospital's janitor, asks Sonny to help find his daughter and bring her back home. She has got herself mixed up with a couple of brothers involved in a string of robberies. Sonny agr

Feb 12, 2016
A turn for the bad by Connolly, Sheila, author.

A turn for the bad

"After calling Ireland home for six months, Boston expat Maura Donovan still has a lot to learn about Irish ways -- and Sullivan's Pub is her classroom. Maura didn't only inherit a business, she inherited a tight-knit community. And when a tragedy strikes, it's the talk of the pub. A local farmer, out for a stroll on the beach with his young son, has mysteriously disappeared. Did he drown? Kill himself? The child can say only that he saw a boat. Everyone from the local gardai to the Coast Guard

Feb 12, 2016
Alchemist's daughter by Lawrence, Mary, 1959- author.

Alchemist's daughter

"In the year 1543 of King Henry VIII's turbulent reign, the daughter of a notorious alchemist finds herself suspected of cold-blooded murder. Bianca Goddard employs her knowledge of herbs and medicinal plants to concoct remedies for the disease-riddled poor in London's squalid Southwark slum. But when her friend Jolyn comes to her complaining of severe stomach pains, Bianca's prescription seems to kill her on the spot. Recovering from her shock, Bianca suspects Jolyn may have been poisoned befor

Feb 12, 2016
An eye for murder by Hellmann, Libby Fischer.

An eye for murder

"August, 1944, Prague is where the story begins with a seemingly casual exchange. Decades later, in contemporary Chicago, the consequences emerge through the medium of television."--

Feb 12, 2016
An image of death by Hellmann, Libby Fischer.

An image of death

While producing a video about foster children, financed by a prominent Chicago real-estate developer, Ellie Foreman receives a mysterious package in which she finds a surveillance video documenting the murder of a young woman, and embarks on an investigation into a crime that leads to a sinister conspiracy of money laundering, diamond smuggling, and murder.

Feb 12, 2016
And Then There Were Nuns by Logan, Kylie

And Then There Were Nuns

Feb 12, 2016