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Dreaming spies - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by King, Laurie R.

Dreaming spies - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

Russell heads for Oxford to resume her long-delayed studies when she comes face-to-face with a young Japanese woman who is not all that she seems.

Mar 3, 2015
Dreamless by Brekke, Jørgen, 1968- author.

Dreamless

"A promising young singer is found dead in a clearing in a forest, gruesomely murdered--her larynx cut out, and an antique music box placed carefully atop her body, playing a mysterious lullaby that sounds familiar, but that no one can quite place. ChiefInspector Odd Singsaker, of the Trondheim Police Department, still recovering from brain surgery, is called in to investigate. Singsaker, now married to Felicia Stone, the American detective he met while tracking down a serial killer, fears the w

Mar 3, 2015
Dying for a Cupcake - A Devereaux's Dime Store Mystery by Swanson, Denise

Dying for a Cupcake - A Devereaux's Dime Store Mystery

Feb 28, 2015
Dying for a cupcake by Swanson, Denise

Dying for a cupcake

Returning home to Shadow Bend, Missouri where she hopes to launch her new line of cupcakes, Kizzy Cutler finds her plans derailed by the strange death of her assistant and several attempts on her own life, which makes her realize that someone is not so sweet on her return.

Mar 3, 2015
Farewell to freedom by Blædel, Sara.

Farewell to freedom

"A young woman's body is found on the street in Copenhagen's Vesterbro district, her throat slit, and the media is clamoring for the grisly details. Detective Louise Rick is investigating the gruesome murder when her friend, Camilla Lind, calls. Louise assumes it is because Camilla, a crime reporter on a morning paper, wants to be the first to hear of any juicy new developments. Instead, her distraught friend reveals that her ten year-old son found an abandoned baby on his way to school. As Lou

Mar 1, 2015
Fatal feast by Ruud, Jay.

Fatal feast

"When an Irish knight dies mysteriously at a banquet she is hosting, Queen Guenivere is charged with murder and faces death at the stake if found guilty. Her loyal page, Gildas, rushes to the woods to track down Merlin and convince him to take up the investigation and save the queen. Fatal Feast is a fast-paced murder mystery set in the legendary court of Camelot, imagined as it might have existed in the high Middle Ages, with Sir Gawain, Sir Gareth, and Sir Lancelot in pivotal roles, and the yo

Mar 3, 2015
February fever - a murder-by-month mystery by Lourey, Jess, 1970-

February fever - a murder-by-month mystery

"Signing up to attend a private investigator's conference when Johnny takes an internship, Mira James journeys on a romance-themed train route designed to introduce singles to each other, a trip that is overshadowed by the murder of a fellow passenger."--

Mar 3, 2015
Firebreak by Fields, Tricia, author.

Firebreak

"Texas is experiencing its worst season of wildfires in a decade, forcing police chief Josie Gray to evacuate the citizens of Artemis. Not everyone makes it out alive, however. In the fire's wake, she discovers the body of someone who never left town, lying dead in the house of a local country music singer. Beside the body lies a syringe carrying traces of heroin. It seems as if the deceased nodded off and then missed the evacuation. But as Josie learns more about the unfortunate victim, she beg

Mar 3, 2015
Flamenco, flan, and fatalities by McHugh, Mary, author.

Flamenco, flan, and fatalities

"The high-kicking Happy Hoofers--Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini--have been booked to flaunt their fabulous flamenco footwork on a luxury train ride through northern Spain. But when a blowhard talk show host is found deader than four-day-old flan--with Gini as suspect numero uno--the feisty friends waste no time stepping into their sleuthing shoes to protect one of their own" --

Mar 3, 2015
Folly - A British Murder Mystery Set in the Cotswolds by Cameron, Stella

Folly - A British Murder Mystery Set in the Cotswolds

Mar 3, 2015
Freezer burn by Lansdale, Joe R., 1951-

Freezer burn

A robber on the run in Texas is given a job in a freak show by the kind owner of a travelling circus. The robber repays the man's kindness by sleeping with his wife and plotting with her to murder him.

Mar 3, 2015
Fry another day by Cook, J. J.

Fry another day

"While competing in a nationally televised food-truck race, Zoe Chase, a Southern food truck chef who always likes to serve a side of justice, must catch a killer who is taking out the competition one by one. By the national best-selling author of Death on Eat Street."--

Mar 3, 2015
Ghost image - a Sophie Medina mystery by Crosby, Ellen, 1953-

Ghost image - a Sophie Medina mystery

"From the author of Multiple Exposure, an "assured tale of love, loss, and secret agendas" (Publishers Weekly), comes the second novel in the thrilling Sophie Medina series, following a photojournalist as she races to find an international treasure before a murderer finds her. When freelance photojournalist Sophie Medina finds Brother Kevin Boyle, a Franciscan friar and controversial environmentalist, dead in the magnificent gardens of a Washington, DC monastery, she is sure her friend was murd

Mar 3, 2015
Grave consequences - a Charlie Henry mystery by Thurlo, David.

Grave consequences - a Charlie Henry mystery

"Just as Charlie Henry thinks life might have calmed down, he finds himself in the middle of a dangerous case involving a beautiful silver-and-turquoise necklace with a mysterious history. When a young Navajo man shows up at FOB Pawn, claiming the necklace is a family heirloom of his girlfriend, Charlie is skeptical. No claim ticket, no exchange. But when the same young man returns with reinforcements--and guns--it's clear that there's more to his story than originally appears. This necklace qu

Mar 3, 2015
Guilty Waters by Masters, Priscilla

Guilty Waters

Feb 28, 2015
Guilty waters by Masters, Priscilla, author.

Guilty waters

The disappearance of two French girls in a Staffordshire beauty spot signals a tough new case for Detective Joanna Piercy. Ce´cile Bellange is a worried mother. Her eighteen-year-old daughter Annabelle and her friend Dorothe´e left Paris for a summer hitchhiking holiday in England, but it's now September and the only contact from them is a postcard sent from the picturesque setting of Rudyard Lake in Staffordshire three months ago. Meanwhile, in England, brothers Martin and James Stuart find a n

Mar 3, 2015
Gun street girl - a Detective Sean Duffy novel by McKinty, Adrian.

Gun street girl - a Detective Sean Duffy novel

"Belfast, 1985, amidst the "Troubles": Detective Sean Duffy, a Catholic cop in the Protestant RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary), struggles with burn-out as he investigates a brutal double murder and suicide. Did Michael Kelly really shoot his parents at point blank and then jump off a nearby cliff? A suicide note points to this conclusion, but Duffy suspects even more sinister circumstances. He soon discovers that Kelly was present at a decadent Oxford party where a cabinet minister's daughter die

Mar 3, 2015
How a Gunman Says Goodbye by Mackay, Malcolm

How a Gunman Says Goodbye

Mar 3, 2015
How to Catch a Cat by Hale, Rebecca M.

How to Catch a Cat

Feb 28, 2015
How to catch a cat by Hale, Rebecca M.

How to catch a cat

A serial killer with a peculiar penchant for City Hall interns is on the loose in San Francisco, and it's up to me--and my two cats, Rupert and Isabella--to put a stop to the spree. Unfortunately, worrying about my uncle Oscar's failing health and assisting with the interim mayor's America's Cup regatta doesn't leave me with much opportunity to chase down clues.

Mar 3, 2015