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Buried in beignets by Ripley, J. R., 1955- author.

Buried in beignets

Recently divorced, Maggie Miller has flown from Phoenix and her ex-husband and his new wife and moved to Table Rock to be closer to her own family. She's also planning on opening her own beignet and coffee business, Maggie's Beignet Cafe´. But that dead guy in her storeroom might just put a kink in her plans. Unless she can figure out who killed him, and why, she might never open for business.

Feb 4, 2016
Butterfly Kills by Chapman, Brenda

Butterfly Kills

Feb 7, 2016
Chessman - a Jack Haldean mystery by Gordon-Smith, Dolores.

Chessman - a Jack Haldean mystery

When a mutilated corpse is discovered in the sleepy village of Croxton Ferriers, Jack Haldean finds an odd clue at the scene of the crime : a black marble chess knight with crystal eyes. Is murder just a game? It could be -- to a killer who calls himself The Chessman.

Feb 4, 2016
Clawback - an Ali Reynolds novel by Jance, Judith A, author.

Clawback - an Ali Reynolds novel

"In New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance's latest thriller, Ali Reynolds faces her most controversial mystery yet, solving the murder of a man whose Ponzi scheme bankrupted hundreds of people, and left them seeking justice...or revenge. When Ali's parents lose their life savings to a Ponzi scheme, her father goes to confront his long-time friend and financial advisor, only to stumble into the scene of a bloody double homicide. With her father suddenly a prime suspect, Ali and her husban

Feb 6, 2016
Cold Florida by Depoy, Phillip

Cold Florida

Feb 7, 2016
Cold mourning - a Stonechild and Rouleau mystery by Chapman, Brenda, 1955- author.

Cold mourning - a Stonechild and Rouleau mystery

It's a week before Christmas when wealthy businessman Tom Underwood disappears into thin air - with more than enough people wanting him dead. New police recruit Kala Stonechild, who has left northern Ontario to join a specialized Ottawa crime unit, is tasked with returning Underwood home in time for the holidays. Stonechild, who is from a First Nations reserve, is a lone wolf who is used to surviving on her wits. Her new boss, Detective Jacques Rouleau, has his hands full controlling her, his te

Feb 7, 2016
Come Dark by Havill, Steven F.

Come Dark

Feb 7, 2016
Copy cap murder by McKinlay, Jenn, author.

Copy cap murder

"For Scarlett Parker, part of the fun of living in London is celebrating the British holidays, and she's excited to share her first Bonfire Night with her cousin Vivian Tremont. Invited to a posh party by their friend Harrison Wentworth, Scarlett and Viv decide to promote their hat shop, Mim's Whims, by donning a few of their more outrageous creations... It's a cold clear night, perfect for the British tradition of tossing a straw stuffed effigy of Guy Fawkes, traitor to the crown, onto the bonf

Feb 3, 2016
Cut me in by McBain, Ed, 1926-2005, author.

Cut me in

"Maybe no one liked Del Gilbert a whole lot, not the men he ruthlessly did business with, not the women who discovered his other lovers, not even his partner in the Gilbert and Blake literary agency - me. But when I found him shot to death on the floor of his office, I had no choice. I had to track down the person responsible. And not just to lay Del to rest, either. Next to his body, the office safe was wide open, and a contract worth millions was missing..." -- pg 4 of cover.

Feb 7, 2016
Daisies for innocence by Cattrell, Bailey, author, alternate identity.

Daisies for innocence

"Ellie's life has blossomed in Poppyville, California, since she opened Scents & Nonsense, a custom-made-perfume store. Her skills with aromas and botanical essences--some from her very own garden--seem almost...supernatural. Her perfumes can evoke emotions, bring about change, or simply make people happy. Customers are flocking to the store to buy her wares or just to sit in her beautiful garden, sip tea and enjoy homemade cookies. But she smells trouble when she learns that her part-time assis

Feb 3, 2016
Dance of death by Marston, Edward, author.

Dance of death

The fifth book in the Home Front Detective Series. London, Autumn 1916. When he slips out of a house in the early hours of the morning, Simon Wilder is too preoccupied to realise that he is being stalked. As he walks along the street, lights begin to dim as a warning that there's another Zeppelin attack. Guns begin to pound away as British aeroplanes attack the Zeppelin. Suddenly, it bursts into flame and lights up the whole sky. The crowds cheer as the great fireball drops slowly down and crash

Feb 7, 2016
Dead men don't eat cookies by Lowell, Virginia, author.

Dead men don't eat cookies

"Olivia's mom, Ellie, is always cooking up new schemes, but her latest idea has Livie and Maddie especially excited. Ellie's converting an old boarding house into an arts and crafts school--one that, of course, houses a kitchen for those interested in baking. But right as renovations start, the workers discover a pile of bones buried within the boarding house's walls, evidence of a long forgotten crime. A silver necklace with a cookie cutter charm is found within the remains, convincing one of t

Feb 7, 2016
Dead on course by Wilson, Glenis.

Dead on course

Champion jump jockey Harry Radcliffe, back in the saddle and race riding again after a severe fall, reckons his life is now on course. But while racing at Market Rasen, he's handed a note sent from Jake Smith, about to be released from prison after serving a sentence for GBH. Jo-Jo, Jake's sister, has died -- and Jake is convinced she was murdered. Because Harry discovered who killed his brother at Leicester race-course, Jake wants him to uncover the truth about what happened to Jo-Jo. He's

Feb 4, 2016
Deadline for murder by McDermid, Val.

Deadline for murder

Feb 7, 2016
Deadly jewels by de Beauvoir, Jeannette, author.

Deadly jewels

"When Martine LeDuc, the dedicated publicity director for the city of Montreal, is summoned into the mayor's office, she immediately runs through all the things that could have gone wrong in the press that day, but for once she's pleasantly surprised. The mayor has good news: the city is due for a PR coup. A doctoral researcher at McGill University has been part of some excavations under the city and has found positive proof that the British crown jewels were indeed, as the rumor goes, stored in

Feb 7, 2016
Dearly departed by Conrad, Hy, author.

Dearly departed

"Fanny and Amy Abel, the dynamic mother-and-daughter owners of a New York travel agency, have just booked their biggest trip yet to the Taj Mahal, but when an American is found dead at the famous tourist site, Amy realizes she may have a killer on the tour."--

Feb 7, 2016
Death Descends on Saturn Villa by Kasasian, M. R. C.

Death Descends on Saturn Villa

Feb 7, 2016
Death in Calabria by Gluttan, Michele

Death in Calabria

Jan 31, 2016
Death of a Bacon Heiress by Hollis, Lee

Death of a Bacon Heiress

Feb 7, 2016
Death of a bad apple by Pike, Penny, author.

Death of a bad apple

Anxious to take a break from bustling San Francisco, Darcy and her Aunt Abby pack up the food truck and head for the apple festival at Apple Valley, California. Aunt Abby is sure her almond apple tarts will be a hit and Darcy wants to collect more recipes for her food truck cookbook. They soon discover that murder is in attendance when the body of a fellow festival-goer is found, and they must try to stop a killer who is rotten to the core.

Feb 3, 2016