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Dangerous cargo- an Art Marvik mystery by Rowson, Pauline, author.

Dangerous cargo- an Art Marvik mystery

Art Marvik is assigned to attend the funeral of Bradley Pulford, whose body was washed up on an Isle of Wight beach in January - only he'd officially been declared dead 55 years earlier. So who is the imposter - and why did he assume the name of a dead man? The answer lies in a trail of deceit, corruption and murder that spans over half a century.

Aug 24, 2016
Dead joker - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Holt, Anne, 1958- author.

Dead joker - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel

"Chief Public Prosecutor Sigurd Halvorsrud's wife is found dead in front of the fireplace in the family living room. The cause of death: she has been brutally decapitated. Her husband, who witnessed the grisly murder and is himself covered in blood, immediately falls under suspicion, though he claims his wife's killer was Sta°le Salvesen, a man he'd prosecuted years before. Detective Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen is called in to lead the investigation with her old colleague, Billy T. Despite the ci

Aug 24, 2016
Dead man walking by Green, Simon R., 1955-

Dead man walking

"A rogue agent has come in from the cold and wants to spill his secrets. The Organisation wants Ishmael to find out if Frank Parker is who he says he is, what he really knows, and why he has emerged from the shadows after all this time. Ishmael heads to Ringstone Lodge in Yorkshire where Parker is being held to find that an atmosphere of fear and suspicion prevails. As he and his fellow residents are menaced by a series of alarming and inexplicable incidents, Ishmael sets out to prove that it's

Aug 21, 2016
Dead Men's Bones by Oswald, James

Dead Men's Bones

Aug 17, 2016
Dead to Rights by Jance, Judith A.

Dead to Rights

Aug 24, 2016
Death Among Rubies - A Lady Frances Ffolkes Mystery by Koreto, R. J.

Death Among Rubies - A Lady Frances Ffolkes Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Death at the Boston Tea Party - a John Rawlings mystery by Lake, Deryn, author.

Death at the Boston Tea Party - a John Rawlings mystery

"Following a long and perilous journey, Apothecary John Rawlings has arrived in Boston, Massachusetts, to pursue a new business venture. He finds the place riven with tension and unrest. There are many who feel it's time the colonies sought freedom from British rule, and the seething resentment erupts into outright rebellion during the notorious Boston Tea Party. But has someone taken advantage of the chaos to commit cold-blooded murder? Called in to examine a body fished out of Boston harbour,

Aug 21, 2016
Death at the Day Lily Cafe - a mystery by Eckel, Wendy Sand, author.

Death at the Day Lily Cafe - a mystery

"Rosalie Hart has finally opened the cafe´ of her dreams. Decked out with ochre-tinted walls and stuffed with delicious organic fare, the Day Lily Cafe´ is everything Rosalie could have hoped for. But not five minutes into the grand opening, Doris Bird, a dear and trusted friend, cashes in on a favor--to help clear her little sister Lori of a first degree murder charge. With the help of her best friend and head waiter Glenn, Rosalie is on the case. But it's not going to be easy. Unlikable and pr

Aug 24, 2016
Death of a Toy Soldier - A Vintage Toyshop Mystery by Early, Barbara

Death of a Toy Soldier - A Vintage Toyshop Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Death of an avid reader by Brody, Frances, author.

Death of an avid reader

"The search for a daughter. Lady Coulton gave up the baby that would have ruined her marriage, born when Lord Coulton was abroad. Now that her husband is dying, she asks Kate to find Sophia. A haunted library. It is forty years since the ghost of a dead librarian haunted the old library, yet the stories have begun again. Kate does not believe in ghosts but obligingly takes part in a ceremony to expel the restless spirit. Shockingly, there is a body in the basement, strangled, and covered in dust

Aug 24, 2016
Devil Sent the Rain by Turner, Lisa

Devil Sent the Rain

Aug 24, 2016
Die like an eagle - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna, author.

Die like an eagle - a Meg Langslow mystery

"The brilliantly funny Donna Andrews delivers another winner in the acclaimed avian-themed series that mystery readers have come to love. The nineteenth book in her New York Times best-selling series continues to surprise and delight in this next knee slapping adventure featuring Meg Langslow and all the eccentric characters that make up her world. Meg is Team Mom and Michael is coach of their twin sons' youth baseball team, the Caerphilly Eagles. Meg tangles with Biff Brown, the petty, vindicti

Aug 24, 2016
Dust to dust by Duffy, Margaret, author.

Dust to dust

The murder of Richard Daws, 14th Earl of Hartwood and a senior official at the National Crime Agency at his home -- the highly secure Hartwood Castle -- has sent shockwaves through MI5, MI6 and the Met. Patrick Gillard, Daws' prote´ge´ and 'adviser' to the NCA, along with his wife and working partner, Ingrid Langley, vows to find his killer. Soon hunting down the recently out-of-jail Nicholas Haldane -- a bent ex-civil servant who once tried to kill Daws, as well as dealing with the arrival of I

Aug 21, 2016
Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon by King, Laurie R. (EDT)/ Klinger, Leslie S. (EDT)

Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon

Aug 24, 2016
Face blind by Hawvermale, Lance, 1972- author.

Face blind

"A man with a neurological disorder that prevents him from recognizing human faces confronts an enigmatic killer in Chile's Atacama desert - the most lifeless place on earth Gabe Traylin is face-blind, unable to tell one person from the next. Content to earn his living well away from civilization, he works as an astronomer at an observatory in the earth's driest desert, where no rain has fallen in 400 years. But when he witnesses a murder that he's unable to stop or comprehend, Gabe finds himsel

Aug 24, 2016
Final act - a Lambert & Hook police procedural by Gregson, J. M., author.

Final act - a Lambert & Hook police procedural

"Sam Jackson is not a man who suffers fools - or anyone else - gladly. A successful British television producer who fancies himself as a Hollywood mogul, he makes enemies easily, and delights in the fact. It is no great surprise that such a man should meet a violent death. Detective Chief Superintendent Lambert and Detective Sergeant Hook deduce that the person who killed him is almost certainly to be found among the company of actors who are shooting a series of detective mysteries in rural Her

Aug 21, 2016
Fire in the stars / An Amanda Doucette Mystery by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947- author.

Fire in the stars / An Amanda Doucette Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Foreign bodies by Wishart, David, 1952-

Foreign bodies

"June, AD42. The emperor Claudius himself has requested Corvinus's help in investigating the murder of a Gallic wine merchant, stabbed to death as he was taking an afternoon nap in his summer-house at Lugdunum. Not especially happy at being despatched to Gaul, and even less enamoured of his enforced travelling companion, the insufferable Domitius Crinas, Corvinus is increasingly frustrated as it becomes clear that the dead man's extended family and friends are hiding something from him. Unused t

Aug 24, 2016
Ghost times two by Hart, Carolyn G, author.

Ghost times two

"Carolyn Hart--New York Times bestselling author of Ghost to the Rescue--returns with a new Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel in which one woman shatters the glass ceiling...with a little help from beyond. Bailey Ruth Raeburn's latest mission is to guide the happy-go-lucky spirit of a deceased young man named Jimmy to the next life. But Jimmy is determined to watch over his still-living girlfriend Megan, whom he wants to be happy even without him--which is easier said than done. As if being haunted by her

Aug 24, 2016
Grilling the subject by Gerber, Daryl Wood, author.

Grilling the subject

Things heat up for bookstore owner Jenna Hart in the latest Cookbook Nook mystery from the Agatha Award-winning author of Fudging the Books . As the Wild West Extravaganza rides into Crystal Cove, California, Cookbook Nook store owner Jenna Hart is ready to indulge her appetite for grilled and barbecued treats and maybe even try the Texas skip. But when the body of one of her father's neighbors is found the next morning smoldering in a bonfire, the rodeo revelry is extinguished. Sylvia Gump had

Aug 24, 2016