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The darkness knows by Honigford, Cheryl.

The darkness knows

Jun 25, 2016
Danger woman - a Botswana mystery by Ramsay, Frederick, author.

Danger woman - a Botswana mystery

One night in Chobe National Park, Ole Anderson, an expert on hyena behavior who's leading a group of trustees from the foundation that funds his research, spots a human skull after witnessing a group of hyenas chasing off a lone lion. Ole brings the grim discovery to park ranger Sanderson, now superintendent of her district, who has been dealing with a "rash of deaths, bodies, and/or their separated parts appearing in her park." Kgabo Modise, her policeman friend from Gaborone, believes the bloo

Jun 25, 2016
A cast of falcons - a birder murder mystery by Burrows, Steve, author.

A cast of falcons - a birder murder mystery

A man falls to his death from a cliff face in western Scotland. From a distance, another man watches. He approaches the body, tucks a book into the dead man's pocket, and leaves. When the Scottish police show visiting Detective Chief Inspector Domenic Jejeune the book, he recognizes it as a call for help. But he also knows that answering that call could destroy the life he and his girlfriend Lindy have built for themselves in the village of Saltmarsh, in north Norfolk. Back in Saltmarsh, the bru

Jun 25, 2016
Brain Storm by Viets, Elaine

Brain Storm

Jun 25, 2016
Borrowing death by Pegau, Cathy, author.

Borrowing death

Jun 25, 2016
Court trouble - a Platform tennis mystery by Befeler, Mike, author.

Court trouble - a Platform tennis mystery

Jun 25, 2016
Cotton - a novel by Heald, Paul J., 1959- author.

Cotton - a novel

"When new evidence arises in a cold case, can Professor Hopkins refrain from delving into a newfound world of corruption, vice, and danger? Stanley Hopkins cannot resist the invitation from a honey-voiced US attorney asking him to track down the source of photographs of a young dance major abducted five years earlier from her apartment in Clarkeston, Georgia. A journalist has stumbled across newly posted pictures of Diana Cavendish on the Internet, apparently taken just days before she disappear

Jun 25, 2016
Books of a feather - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Books of a feather - a bibliophile mystery

"From the New York Times bestselling author of Ripped from the Pages ... San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright's latest project is for the birds, but it may have her running for her life. Brooklyn's friend Ian runs the Covington Library, which is hosting an exhibit featuring John James Audubon's massive masterpiece, Birds of America, currently on loan from an Arab sheik. During the gala celebrating the book, she is approached by Jared Mulrooney, the president of the National

Jun 25, 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

Jun 25, 2016
Predators by Ramsay, Frederick.

Predators

Leo Painter is the CEO of Earth Global, a large energy, mining, and real-estate development firm. By request of the State Department, he and a party of company executives travel to Botswana. Sekoa is a male lion who shares with many of his bipedal enemies a form of HIV/AIDS. Weakened by the disease, he loses his place as the alpha male in his pride and now, dying and harassed by a pack of hyenas, seeks only a place to rest in peace. Like the lion, Painter is pursued by corporate "hyenas" and is

Jun 25, 2016
Tomb of the golden bird by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-2013.

Tomb of the golden bird

In New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Peters's eagerly anticipated Amelia Peabody adventure, the Emerson clan is a hairsbreadth away from unearthing the legendary site they've been searching for. But a sinister plot and a dark family secret stand in the way of their ultimate ambition and threaten to change things forever. Convinced that the tomb of the little-known king Tutankhamon lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings, Egyptologist Radcliffe Emerson and his wife, Amelia Peabody, se

Jun 25, 2016
Swimsuit body - a Cypress Bay mystery by Goudge, Eileen, author.

Swimsuit body - a Cypress Bay mystery

With a Hollywood movie about to start filming in the California seaside town of Cypress Bay, Tish Ballard, owner of Rest Easy Property Management, welcomes her first celebrity tenant. Delilah Ward isn't your typical beautiful, spoiled actress; she's America s sweetheart. Even Tish is charmed by the young star, which makes her gruesome discovery of Delilah's bloodied corpse all the more gut-wrenching. When someone near and dear to Tish is named a person of interest, the fearless property manager

Jun 25, 2016
Straw man - a Jack McMorrow mystery by Boyle, Gerry, 1956- author.

Straw man - a Jack McMorrow mystery

"It's business as usual for crime reporter Jack McMorrow, which means trouble has once again come to the quaint country town of Prosperity, Maine. A good deed goes bad when McMorrow and his buddies, war heroes Clair and Louis, tangle with local criminals only to soon find themselves pitted against a vicious stalker. His troubles get worse when a story on private gun sales lands Jack smack-dab in the center of a controversy involving cyber-crime, illegal guns-for-drugs trade, and the death of a y

Jun 25, 2016
Back lash by Knopf, Chris, author.

Back lash

"As Sam Acquillo tells us in the early pages of Back Lash, 'Not everyone gets to live their adult lives orbiting a central mystery.' But that's how it s been for Sam, for whom a single, horrific event has helped define his entire existence. Now that event has reached out from the deep past, an unwanted visitor, with secrets within secrets he's forced to unpack like a Russian doll, each more ominous than the one before. What is revealed would be disturbing enough if it wasn't so personal. Not a w

Jun 25, 2016
Die of shame by Billingham, Mark, author.

Die of shame

Every Monday evening, six people gather in a smart North London house to talk about addiction. There they share their deepest secrets: stories of lies, regret, and above all, shame. Then one of them is killed - and it's clear one of the circle was responsible. Detective Inspector Nicola Tanner quickly finds her investigation hampered by the strict confidentiality that binds these people and their therapist together. So what could be shameful enough to cost someone their life? And how do you find

Jun 25, 2016
City of jackals by Bilal, Parker, 1960- author.

City of jackals

Hired to investigate the disappearance of a university student who may have become involved in political activities, Makana is drawn by a gruesome murder into an ethnic rivalry and gang war among young men from South Sudan.

Jun 25, 2016
Child not found - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962- author.

Child not found - a Tucker mystery

For hacker extraordinaire Aloysius Tucker, taking his nine-year-old cousin Maria sledding is all about frozen toes and hot coffee in the warming house. It shouldn’t involve chasing after Maria as she’s led into a long black car by a stranger in a Bruins jacket. But by the end of the crisp December morning Maria is gone, her mother is dead, and her father—mafia don Sal—has been arrested for murder. Sensing blood in the water, would-be successors to Sal’s criminal empire square off, agreeing on no

Jun 25, 2016
The diva runs out of thyme by Davis, Krista.

The diva runs out of thyme

Gracious living can be murder. First in an all-new mystery series that includes delicious recipes and great tips on entertaining! Few can compete with Natasha Smith when it comes to entertaining, but her childhood rival, Sophie Winston, certainly tries. Natasha may have stolen the spotlight, and Sophie's husband, but Sophie is determined to rob her of the prize for the Stupendous Stuffing Shakedown. She just needs the right ingredient. But Sophie's search for the perfect turkey takes a basting w

Jun 25, 2016
The girl on the best seller list by Packer, Vin, 1927- author.

The girl on the best seller list

Feeling resentment toward the hypocrites and self-righteous bores that surround her, Gloria Whealdon vents her hatred by writing a best-selling novel that exposes them all. So is it any surprise that someone might want to get even?

Jun 25, 2016
Far empty by Scott, J. Todd., author.

Far empty

Chris Cherry, a newly minted sheriff's deputy in a small Texas border town, and seventeen-year-old Caleb Ross form an unlikely partnership as they investigate growing suspicions about the disappearance of Caleb's mother.

Jun 25, 2016