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Ice run by Hamilton, Steve, 1961-

Ice run

A romantic weekend at an old luxury hotel turns to terror for private detective Alex McKnight and police officer Natalie Reynaud when they receive an ominous message in their hotel room that hints at a dark Reynaud family secret.

May 23, 2015
Six and a half deadly sins by Cotterill, Colin.

Six and a half deadly sins

"Laos, 1979: Dr. Siri Paiboun, the twice-retired ex-National Coroner of Laos, receives an unmarked package in the mail. Inside is a hand-woven pha sin, a colorful traditional skirt worn by women in certain northern Lao tribes. A lovely present, but who sent it to him, and why? And, more importantly, why is there a severed human finger stitched into the sin's lining? Siri is convinced someone is trying to send him a message, and won't let the matter rest until he's figured it out. He finagles him

May 23, 2015
A June of ordinary murders by Brady, Conor, author.

A June of ordinary murders

"In the 1880s the Dublin Metropolitan Police classified crime in two distinct classes. Political crimes were classed as 'special,' whereas theft, robbery and even murder ... were known as 'ordinary.' [In] June 1887, the city swelters in a long summer heatwave, the criminal underworld simmers, and with it, the threat of nationalist violence is growing ... Then the mutilated bodies of a man and a child are discovered in Phoenix Park and Detective Sergeant Joe Swallow steps up to investigate ... Wi

May 23, 2015
Death wears a beauty mask - and other stories by Clark, Mary Higgins, author.

Death wears a beauty mask - and other stories

A collection of short stories by the "Queen of Suspense" features her first published short story, "Stowaway."

May 23, 2015
A catered Mother's Day - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author.

A catered Mother's Day - a mystery with recipes

When a prank goes horribly wrong, ending up with her old college roommate Ellen Hadley being accused of murder, caterer Bernie Simmons, along with her sister, Libby, enlists the help of Ellen's kids to solve the mystery.

May 23, 2015
False tongues by Charles, Kate, author.

False tongues

"Reverend Callie Anson returns to her theological college for a reunion while in London her partner, police officer Mark Lombardi, investigates the stabbing of a gifted teenager."--

May 23, 2015
The cabinet of curiosities by Preston, Douglas J.

The cabinet of curiosities

May 23, 2015
Chasm by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949- author.

Chasm

"While teaching on a trip to the Grand Canyon, Frankie MacFarlane is attacked and tries to escape the canyons, eventually up against ecoterrorist wannabes trying to destroy one of the exits"--

May 23, 2015
The body in the birches - a Faith Fairchild mystery by Page, Katherine Hall, author.

The body in the birches - a Faith Fairchild mystery

At home on Sanpere Island, Maine, caterer and amateur sleuth Faith Fairchild discovers that real estate can be murder. After the Fourth of July celebrations are over, Faith discovers a body in the woods near The Birches, an early twentieth-century "cottage."

May 23, 2015
The Wounded Thorn by Sampson, Fay

The Wounded Thorn

May 23, 2015
Flourless to stop him by Parra, Nancy J.

Flourless to stop him

It's never a good time for a crisis. Toni's busy whipping up gluten-free holiday treats when a murder forces her to put baking on the back burner. A dead man has been found in the bathtub of a local inn--in a room registered to her brother, Tim. With her sibling now a prime suspect in a mysterious homicide, Toni is determined to find out who set him up.

May 23, 2015
Open Grave - A Mystery by Eriksson, Kjell/ Norlen, Paul (TRN)

Open Grave - A Mystery

May 23, 2015
Once upon a Crime by Brackston, P. J.

Once upon a Crime

May 23, 2015
Marry, Kiss, Kill by Flett-giordano, Anne

Marry, Kiss, Kill

May 23, 2015
Antiques swap by Allan, Barbara, author.

Antiques swap

"It happened at Serenity's swap meet, right after Brandy Borne and her ever-more-eccentric mother Vivian finished shooting the pilot for their very own TV show, Antiques Sleuths. Brandy just, well, lost her balance and fell...into the helpful arms of an old flame, local tycoon Wesley Sinclair III. But did Brandy's innocent slip lead to the murder of Wesley's wife, Vanessa?"--Jacket.

May 23, 2015
Asylum - a novel by de Beauvoir, Jeannette, author.

Asylum - a novel

"Martine LeDuc is the director of PR for the mayor's office in Montreal. When four women are found brutally murdered and shockingly posed on park benches throughout the city over several months, Martine's boss fears a PR disaster for the still busy tourist season, and Martine is now also tasked with acting as liaison between the mayor and the police department. The women were of varying ages, backgrounds and bodytypes and seemed to have nothing in common. Yet the macabre presentation of their bo

May 23, 2015
Camille by Lemaître, Pierre, 1951- author.

Camille

"Anne Forestier finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time when she is trapped in the middle of a [jewelry store raid]. Shot three times, she is lucky to survive--and morbidly unlucky to remember the face of her assailant. Followed home from her hospital bed, Anne is in grave danger. But one thing stands in her favor--a dangerously vengeful partner, carrying the scars of devastating loss, who will break all the rules to protect the woman he loves: Commandant Camille Verhoeven"--Amazon.co

May 23, 2015
The American café by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

The American café

When Sadie Walela decided to pursue her childhood dream of owning a restaurant, she had no idea that murder would be on the menu. In this second book in the Sadie Walela series, our Indian Country heroine follows in the footsteps of her great-aunt Vera and discovers life as an entrepreneur is not easy. On her first day she is threatened by Pearl Mobley, the town's resident crazy woman and then Goldie Ray--the former owner of the American Cafe ;--turns up dead and Pearl confesses to the crime bef

May 23, 2015
The final reveille - a living history museum mystery by Flower, Amanda.

The final reveille - a living history museum mystery

Kelsey Cambridge becomes a prime suspect when the tight-fisted nephew of her living history museum's main benefactor is murdered on the grounds amid a Civil War reenactment.

May 23, 2015
From Bruges With Love by Aspe, Pieter/ Doyle, Brian (TRN)

From Bruges With Love

May 23, 2015