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The spirit and the skull by Hayes, J. M., author.

The spirit and the skull

Murder is unthinkable to the People--a Paleolithic tribe migrating across Alaska and becoming some of the first undocumented immigrants to enter the Americas. For them, murder isn't merely tragic, it's forbidden. Murder poisons the entire tribe and puts it at odds with nature, the Spirits, and the mighty Earth Mother. A murderer must be found and removed in order to put the world back in balance. Raven is the aging Spirit Man to a band in which a member has been strangled with a garrote. Worse,

Sep 20, 2014
Murder on High Holborn by Gregory, Susanna, 1958- author.

Murder on High Holborn

The ninth adventure for Chaloner sees the Restoration London spy foil a conspiracy. In 1665 England faces war with the Dutch and the capital is awash with rumors of conspiracy and sedition. These are more frenetic than normal because of the recent sinking in the Thames of one of the largest ships in the navy, a disastrous tragedy that could very well have been caused by sabotage. As an experienced investigator, Thomas Chaloner knows that there are very few grains of truth in the shifting sands o

Sep 20, 2014
The minotaur's head by Krajewski, Marek, 1966- author.

The minotaur's head

Breslau, 1939. When Captain Eberhard Mock is called from his New Year's Eve revelries to attend a particularly grisly crime scene, his notoriously robust stomach is turned. A young girl--and suspected spy--who arrived by train from France just days before, has been found dead in her hotel room, the flesh torn from her cheek by her assailant's teeth. Ill at ease with the increasingly open integration of S.S., Gestapo and police, Mock is partially relieved to be assigned to liaise with officers in

Sep 20, 2014
Money to burn by Munger, Katy

Money to burn

Sep 20, 2014
Mountains of the misbegotten by Heywood, Joseph, author.

Mountains of the misbegotten

"Former Rough Rider turned Michigan game warden Lute Bapcat learns that the deputy warden from Ontonagon County has gone missing and must navigate one of the Michigan Upper Peninsula's most lawless places on his search"--

Sep 20, 2014
Murder underground by Hay, Mavis Doriel, 1894-1979, author.

Murder underground

A classic mystery novel set in and around the Northern Line of the London Underground. It is now republished for the first time since the 1930s.

Sep 20, 2014
Safari - A Stanley Hastings Mystery by Hall, Parnell

Safari - A Stanley Hastings Mystery

Sep 20, 2014
The Potted Gardener by Beaton, M. C.

The Potted Gardener

Sep 20, 2014
Older than goodbye - a Judd Wheeler mystery by Helms, Richard W., 1955-

Older than goodbye - a Judd Wheeler mystery

Sep 20, 2014
The nightingale before Christmas / A Meg Langslow Christmas Mystery by Andrews, Donna.

The nightingale before Christmas / A Meg Langslow Christmas Mystery

"As the holidays draw near in Caerphilly, Mother volunteers to take part in in a big Christmas-themed decorator show house--each room of a temporarily untenanted house is decorated to the hilt by a different decorator for the public to tour. Of course, Mother insists that Meg pitch in with the organization, and she finds herself surrounded by flamboyant personalities with massive egos clashing and feeling their professional reputations are at stake. Then the rooms start to be sabotaged, and an u

Sep 20, 2014
A New York Christmas - a novel by Perry, Anne.

A New York Christmas - a novel

"December, 1904. Jemima Pitt, now twenty-two, agrees to act as a "suitable companion" to her friend Delphinia, who is traveling to New York to be married to Brent Albright, toast of New York high society. Jemima is excited about the prospect of a Christmas adventure in a strange big city, but little does she expect to be enlisted on a top secret mission by Brent's brother Harley, to track down Delphinia's estranged mother. After some detective work and a little luck, they manage to locate her lo

Sep 20, 2014
Risky Undertaking - A Buryin' Barry Mystery by De Castrique, Mark

Risky Undertaking - A Buryin' Barry Mystery

Sep 20, 2014
Summer of the dead - a novel by Keller, Julia, author.

Summer of the dead - a novel

"High summer in Acker's Gap, West Virginia--but no one's enjoying the rugged natural landscape. Not while a killer stalks the small town and its hard-luck inhabitants. County prosecutor Bell Elkins and Sheriff Nick Fogelsong are stymied by a murderer who seems to come and go like smoke on the mountain. At the same time, Bell must deal with the return from prison of her sister, Shirley--who, like Bell, carries the indelible scars of a savage past. In the third mystery chronicling the journey of B

Sep 20, 2014
Murder of a needled knitter - a Scumble River mystery by Swanson, Denise, author.

Murder of a needled knitter - a Scumble River mystery

When murder and mayhem join them on their honeymoon cruise, including Skye's mother, who has booked the same trip with her knitting group, newlyweds Skye Denison and Wally Boyd try not to jump ship.

Sep 20, 2014
A scream in Soho by Brandon, John G. (John Gordon), 1879- author.

A scream in Soho

Sep 20, 2014
The stone wife - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter.

The stone wife - a Peter Diamond investigation

When a competitive-bidding war for a rare carved stone is interrupted by three masked men who kill the highest bidder, Peter Diamond and his team investigate the carving's mystical origins while Ingeborg goes undercover to learn about the murder weapon.

Sep 20, 2014
Tel Aviv Noir by Keret, Etgar (EDT)/ Gavron, Assaf (EDT)

Tel Aviv Noir

Sep 20, 2014
The white sea by Johnston, Paul, 1957- author.

The white sea

Wealthy ship-owner Kostas Gatsos has been missing for several weeks, having been snatched from his luxury villa on the idyllic island of Lesvos. Curiously, there has been no ransom demand. When the police investigation stalls, the desperate Gatsos family turn to private investigator Alex Mavros for help. Inherently suspicious of the super-rich and initially reluctant to take on the case, Mavros finds himself dealing with a highly dysfunctional family with more than a few skeletons in its closet,

Sep 20, 2014
Yet Another Death in Venice by Heald, Tim

Yet Another Death in Venice

Sep 20, 2014
To die fur by Lyle, Dixie, author.

To die fur

Deirdre has her hands full, as usual. Working as a Jill-of-all-trades for a zany billionaire like Zelda Zoransky means the daily grind is closer to a juggling act, and this week is no exception--especially when her side job is directing spiritual traffic in Zelda's pet cemetery. With ZZ hosting a party for some of the world's wealthiest animal collectors and a rare albino liger named Augustus in residence at the private zoo, Foxtrot is ready for trouble to take a big bite out of her schedule...

Sep 20, 2014