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A June of ordinary murders by Brady, Conor, author.

A June of ordinary murders

"In the 1880s the Dublin Metropolitan Police classified crime in two distinct classes. Political crimes were classed as 'special,' whereas theft, robbery and even murder ... were known as 'ordinary.' [In] June 1887, the city swelters in a long summer heatwave, the criminal underworld simmers, and with it, the threat of nationalist violence is growing ... Then the mutilated bodies of a man and a child are discovered in Phoenix Park and Detective Sergeant Joe Swallow steps up to investigate ... Wi

May 24, 2015
Death wears a beauty mask - and other stories by Clark, Mary Higgins, author.

Death wears a beauty mask - and other stories

A collection of short stories by the "Queen of Suspense" features her first published short story, "Stowaway."

May 24, 2015
A catered Mother's Day - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author.

A catered Mother's Day - a mystery with recipes

When a prank goes horribly wrong, ending up with her old college roommate Ellen Hadley being accused of murder, caterer Bernie Simmons, along with her sister, Libby, enlists the help of Ellen's kids to solve the mystery.

May 24, 2015
False tongues by Charles, Kate, author.

False tongues

"Reverend Callie Anson returns to her theological college for a reunion while in London her partner, police officer Mark Lombardi, investigates the stabbing of a gifted teenager."--

May 24, 2015
Oh say can you fudge by Coco, Nancy.

Oh say can you fudge

May 24, 2015
Musseled out by Ross, Barbara, 1953- author.

Musseled out

"The busy summer tourist season is winding down in Busman's Harbor, Maine, but Julia Snowden senses trouble simmering for the Snowden Family Clambake Company. Shifty David Thwing--the "Mussel King" of upscale seafood restaurants--is sniffing around town for a new location. But serving iffy clams turns out to be the least of his troubles...When Thwing is found sleeping with the fishes beneath a local lobsterman's boat, the police quickly finger Julia's brother-in-law Sonny as the one who cooked u

May 24, 2015
The doll maker by Montanari, Richard.

The doll maker

"Detectives Byrne and Balzano return to the streets of Philadelphia to put an end to a macabre succession of murdered children. A quiet Philadelphia suburb. A woman cycles past a train depot with her young daughter. There she finds a murdered girl posed on a newly painted bench. Beside her is a formal invitation to a tea dance in a week's time. Seven days later, two more young victims are discovered in an abandoned house, posed on painted swings. At the scene is an identical invitation. This tim

May 24, 2015
Reykjavik nights by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961- author.

Reykjavik nights

"A prequel to the Inspector Erlendur series profiles Erlendur as a young, budding detective who is introduced to Reykjavik's dark underworld while investigating the death of a homeless man."--

May 24, 2015
Murder at Beechwood by Maxwell, Alyssa

Murder at Beechwood

May 26, 2015
Death of a Cupcake Queen by Hollis, Lee

Death of a Cupcake Queen

May 26, 2015
Death by Coffee by Erickson, Alex

Death by Coffee

May 26, 2015
Antiques swap by Allan, Barbara, author.

Antiques swap

"It happened at Serenity's swap meet, right after Brandy Borne and her ever-more-eccentric mother Vivian finished shooting the pilot for their very own TV show, Antiques Sleuths. Brandy just, well, lost her balance and fell...into the helpful arms of an old flame, local tycoon Wesley Sinclair III. But did Brandy's innocent slip lead to the murder of Wesley's wife, Vanessa?"--Jacket.

May 27, 2015
Quarry by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Quarry

May 27, 2015
Fracture by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Fracture

"Now reunited, Frankie MacFarlane and Philo Dain attempt to recover the Dain coin collection stolen by Philo's murdered aunt. As they follow the trail, Frankie and Philo unearth secrets from Philo's past and discover a treasure hidden from the world for nearly two hundred years"--Provided by publisher.

May 27, 2015
Death at Gills Rock - a Dave Cubiak Door County mystery by Skalka, Patricia, author.

Death at Gills Rock - a Dave Cubiak Door County mystery

May 27, 2015
Cardington Crescent by Perry, Anne.

Cardington Crescent

May 27, 2015
Hoodoo by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Hoodoo

"After an environmental lawyer, a copper mining executive, and an ethnobotanist are killed, geologist Frankie MacFarlane becomes a suspect. Frankie must decipher interlocking puzzles to clear her name and to find the killer in a mystery that involves theconflict between mining and land values in the Southwest"--Provided by publisher.

May 27, 2015
The children return by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23- author.

The children return

"When an undercover agent tracking domestic jihadists is found murdered, it's troubling enough for Bruno's beloved village. But when this is followed by the return of Sami, a local autistic youth thought lost to Islamic extremism, provincial St. Denis suddenly becomes a front line in the global war on terror"--Dust jacket flap.

May 28, 2015
Death at wentwater court - the first Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Dunn, Carola.

Death at wentwater court - the first Daisy Dalrymple mystery

"No stranger to sprawling country estates, wealthy Daisy Dalrymple is breaking new ground in having scandalously traded silver spoon for pen and camera to cover a story for Town and Country magazine. But her planned interviews with the inhabitants of Wentwater Court give way to interrogation after suave Lord Stephen Astwick meets a dire fate on the tranquil skating pond. Armed with evidence that his fate was anything but accidental, Daisy joins forces with Scotland Yard to examine an esteemed co

May 28, 2015
Decider by Francis, Dick.

Decider

"Inheriting a small share in a successful racetrack means trouble for architect Lee Morris, especially when he finds himself in the middle of a family feud - and the target of a ruthless killer..."--back cover.

May 28, 2015