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Dead secret - a Diane Fallon forensic investigation by Connor, Beverly, 1948-

Dead secret - a Diane Fallon forensic investigation

When forensic anthropologist Diane Fallon finds three skeletons in different locations with desiccated bones, she is plunged into a seventy-year-old mystery of love, greed, and murder that someone would still kill to keep from being solved.

Jan 31, 2015
Dead to the world by Cooper, Susan Rogers, author.

Dead to the world

E.J. has a surprise twentieth wedding anniversary present for Willis--a weekend away in the Texas hills. She's found the perfect Bed and Breakfast- the Bishop' Inn in the quaint town of Peaceful. Unfortunately, they've barely arrived before the inn's troubled elderly owner, Carrie Marie Hutchins, confides in them about a harrowing event from her childhood involving her dead father...and his spirit, which won't go away...E.J. has little time to digest Carrie's tales of strange goings-on: screami

Jan 31, 2015
Deadfall - a Ryan Moar mystery by Hartley, Michael D., 1936-

Deadfall - a Ryan Moar mystery

Jan 31, 2015
Death and the Cyprian Society by Christie, Pamela, 1953- author.

Death and the Cyprian Society

"Arabella Beaumont, courtesan, adventuress, and sleuth, romps her way through Regency London into a dangerous affair of blackmail. Arabella Beaumont is the fortunate possessor of one of England's most celebrated bodies--with a formidable business brain to match. Her latest venture: transforming a London hotel into a social club for courtesans. To afford the lavish renovations, Arabella needs her featherbrained friend Constance Worthington to repay the fortune she owes her. And now that Constance

Jan 31, 2015
Death of a scholar by Gregory, Susanna, 1958- author.

Death of a scholar

In 1358 Matthew Bartholomew returns to Cambridge to help his sister mourn the death of her husband. But he is soon distracted by a spate of burglaries in the town and the creation of a new foundation, Winwick Hall, which threatens the old colleges. A storm is brewing between the colleges and when one leading member of the Guild is murdered Matthew assists Brother Michael into investigation these fatalities.

Jan 31, 2015
Definitely dead by Winston, Lois

Definitely dead

Jan 31, 2015
Diners, drive-ins, and death by Wenger, Christine Anne, 1952- author.

Diners, drive-ins, and death

"For Sandy Harbor's tastiest comfort food, venture to the Silver Bullet Diner. But head next door to the new drive-in theater if you have an appetite for murder.... Trixie Matkowski has a tall order to fill this fall. Aside from dishing out delicious fare at the Silver Bullet during peak fishing season, she's helping her friend--Antoinette Chloe Brown, or ACB for short--open a drive-in movie theater in the vacant lot beside her diner. It's just the thing to take ACB's mind off Nick, her missing

Jan 31, 2015
Disclosures by James, Bill, 1929- author.

Disclosures

Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur and his boss, Assistant Chief Constable Desmond Iles, worry about the safety of one of the big-time crooks on their ground, Ralph Ember, sometimes known as Panicking Ralph. Yes, Ralph is a villain, but he's a local villain, and Harpur and Iles feel a kind of bizarre affection for him. And in any case, Ralph helps Iles keep the city reasonably peaceful. But now some awkward repercussions from Ralph's lawless past seem to bring danger. Ralph is aware of

Jan 31, 2015
Dying for a Cupcake - A Devereaux's Dime Store Mystery by Swanson, Denise

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

Jan 31, 2015
Endangered by Box, C. J.

Endangered

Jan 31, 2015
Evil of the age - a thriller by Levine, Allan Gerald, 1956- author.

Evil of the age - a thriller

Jan 31, 2015
Faces of the gone by Parks, Brad, 1974-

Faces of the gone

Four bodies, each with a single bullet wound in the back of the head, stacked like cordwood in a weed-choked vacant lot. That's the front-page news facing Carter Ross, investigative reporter with the Newark Eagle-Examiner. The victims--an exotic dancer, a drug dealer, a hustler, and a mama's boy--came from different parts of the city and didn't seem to know one another. The police, eager to calm jittery residents, leak a theory that the murders are revenge for a bar stickup. Determined to uncove

Jan 31, 2015
Falling in Love - A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery by Leon, Donna

Falling in Love - A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Jan 31, 2015
False impression - an Abbot agency mystery by Heley, Veronica, author.

False impression - an Abbot agency mystery

"Bea Abbot's friend Leon Holland has asked for her help in establishing an alibi. But why would he need one? First, he tells her, he had a narrow escape from being run down in the road, and then he was lured with a mysterious message to a car park to meet someone who didn't turn up. Matters escalate when two bodies are found in the car park, slumped over their steering wheels, stabbed to death. Then everything is thrown into chaos as a devastating virus infects the agency's systems. A hidden cam

Jan 31, 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

Jan 31, 2015
Feta attraction by Hardy, Susannah, author.

Feta attraction

"Georgie Nikolopatos manages the Bonaparte House, a Greek restaurant and historic landmark in beautiful upstate New York rumored to possess ghosts and hidden treasure. But when her husband disappears and her main competitor is found dead, it's up to Georgie to solve a big fat Greek murder. With her husband, Spiro, inexplicably gone for days, Georgie has her hands full running the restaurant and dealing with the crew of the TV show Ghost Squad, called in by Spiro to inspect the house for haunting

Jan 31, 2015
Firebreak - a mystery by Fields, Tricia.

Firebreak - a mystery

"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

Jan 31, 2015
Flamenco, Flan, and Fatalities by McHugh, Mary

Flamenco, Flan, and Fatalities

Jan 31, 2015
Flying finish by Francis, Dick.

Flying finish

Much to his snobbish family's horror, Henry Grey takes on the dirty and demanding job of transporting racehorses by air. And when he discovers that he is transporting something altogether different, he has to fight to land with his life intact.

Jan 31, 2015
For whom the bluebell tolls by Allen, Beverly, author.

For whom the bluebell tolls

Jan 31, 2015