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The emerald lie by Bruen, Ken, author.

The emerald lie

Vigilante antihero Jack Taylor, along with his lethal new sidekick Emily and a troublesomely lovable pup named Storm, take on a serial killer with a singular fixation: bad grammar.

Jul 29, 2016
Denny's Law by Gunn, Elizabeth

Denny's Law

Jul 29, 2016
A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author.

A catered tea party - a mystery with recipes

Catering a Mad Hatter-themed tea party to support an eccentric billionaire's launch of an art complex in a sleepy New York community, the Simmons sisters find themselves steeped in trouble when the host drops dead under mysterious circumstances.

Jul 29, 2016
Brussels Noir by Dufranne, Michel (EDT)

Brussels Noir

Jul 29, 2016
Basque moon - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery by Weston, Julie W., 1943- author.

Basque moon - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery

Jul 29, 2016
Another one goes tonight - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter, author.

Another one goes tonight - a Peter Diamond investigation

"Two police officers are about to head home after a long night shift when they receive one last call: a suspicious nude person has been spotted in the wee hours of the morning. En route to the call, the patrol car spins off the road, killing one of the exhausted cops instantly and leaving the other in critical condition. Whenever a police car is involved in an accident, the matter must be taken very seriously. Inspector Peter Diamond is assigned to look into the case. His supervisor is desperate

Jul 29, 2016
Matrimony in Miniature - A Miniature Mystery by Grace, Margaret

Matrimony in Miniature - A Miniature Mystery

Jul 29, 2016
Blind sight by O'Connell, Carol, 1947- author.

Blind sight

"The thrilling new Mallory novel from the New York Times-bestselling author and one of the most acclaimed crime writers in America. The nun was dead. Her body lay on the lawn outside Gracie Mansion, the home of New York City's mayor, and it wasn't alone. There were four of them altogether. They'd been killed at different times, in different places, and dumped there. There should have been five--but the boy was missing. Jonah Quill, blind since birth, sat in a car driven by a killer and wondere

Jul 29, 2016
The pot thief who studied Ptolemy - a pot thief mystery by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Ptolemy - a pot thief mystery

Pot thief Hubie Schuze is back, and this time his larceny is for a good cause. He wants to recover sacred relics lifted from San Roque, a mysterious pueblo that is closed to outsiders. Usually Hubie finds his pottery a few feet underground-but these artifacts are one hundred fifty feet above the New Mexico soil, on the top floor of the Rio Grande Lofts. Hubie will need all his deductive skills to craft the perfect plan-which is thwarted when he encounters the beautiful Stella. And then he is arr

Jul 29, 2016
The pot thief who studied Einstein - a pot thief mystery by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Einstein - a pot thief mystery

Maybe it was the chance to make an easy $2,500. Or maybe it was the opportunity to examine a treasure trove of Anasazi pots-or maybe it was just a slow day at the antiques shop that convinced Hubie Schuze to agree to a strange proposition. A reclusive collector wants a confidential appraisal, with one catch: Hubie must be blindfolded and driven to an unknown location by a chauffeur. Sure, it's an odd setup, but what could possibly go wrong? Hubie's nonchalance fades fast when he finds three repl

Jul 29, 2016
Sherlock Holmes - the patchwork devil by Scott, Cavan, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the patchwork devil

"It is 1919, and while the world celebrates the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Holmes and Watson are called to a grisly discovery. A severed hand has been found on the bank of the Thames, a hand belonging to a soldier who supposedly died in the trenches two years previously. But the hand is fresh, and shows signs that it was recently amputated. So how has it ended up back in London two years after its owner was killed in France? Warned by Sherlock's brother Mycroft to cease their investiga

Jul 29, 2016
The white mirror by Hart, Elsa, author.

The white mirror

"In the follow-up to Elsa Hart's critically acclaimed debut, Jade Dragon Mountain, Li Du, an imperial librarian and former exile in 18th century China, is now an independent traveler. He is journeying with a trade caravan bound for Lhasa when a detour brings them to a valley hidden between mountain passes. On the icy planks of a wooden bridge, a monk sits in contemplation. Closer inspection reveals that the monk is dead, apparently of a self-inflicted wound. His robes are rent, revealing a stran

Jul 29, 2016
Manitou Canyon - a novel by Krueger, William Kent, author.

Manitou Canyon - a novel

""One of today's automatic buy-today-read-tonight series...thoughtful but suspenseful, fast but lasting, contemporary but strangely timeless." (Lee Child) In the extraordinary new Cork O'Connor thriller from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author William Kent Krueger, the lives of hundreds of innocent people are at stake when Cork vanishes just days before his daughter's wedding. Since the violent deaths of his wife, father, and best friend all occurred in previous Novembers,

Jul 29, 2016
Downfall by Jance, Judith A.

Downfall

Jul 29, 2016
Closed Casket - The New Hercule Poirot Mystery by Hannah, Sophie/ Christie, Agatha

Closed Casket - The New Hercule Poirot Mystery

Jul 29, 2016
Apprentice in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author.

Apprentice in death

"Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in a fast-paced new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author J. D. Robb. Nature versus nurture... The shots came quickly, silently, and with deadly accuracy. Within seconds, three people were dead at Central Park'sice skating rink. The victims: a talented young skater, a doctor, and a teacher. As random as random can be. Eve Dallas has seen a lot of killers during her time with the NYPSD, but never one like this. After reviewing security videos, it become

Jul 29, 2016
The innocents by Atkins, Ace, author.

The innocents

"She was just seventeen, a high school dropout named Milly Jones, found walking down the middle of the highway, engulfed in flames. Even in a tough Mississippi county like Tibbehah, it shatters the community, and it is up to Sheriff Quinn Colson, back on the job after a year away, and his deputy Lillie Virgil, to investigate what happened and why. Before long, however, accusations start to fly, national media and federal authorities descend, and what seemed like a senseless act of violence begin

Jul 29, 2016
Kilmoon - a County Clare mystery by Alber, Lisa, 1966-.

Kilmoon - a County Clare mystery

Californian Merrit Chase travels to Ireland to meet her father, a celebrated matchmaker, in hopes that she can mend her troubled past. Instead, her arrival triggers a rising tide of violence, and Merrit finds herself both suspect and victim, accomplice and pawn, in a manipulative game that began thirty years previously. When she discovers that the matchmaker's treacherous past is at the heart of the chaos, she must decide how far she will go to save him from himself--and to get what she wants, a

Jul 29, 2016
The diva digs up the dirt by Davis, Krista.

The diva digs up the dirt

"Determined not to be a garden-variety diva, Sophie Winston's neighbor, Natasha, cultivates a plan to shine on television-using Sophie's backyard. As the cast and crew of the makeover show Tear It Up With Troy bulldoze through her backyard-and vacation-Sophie retreats to her perennial boyfriend Wolf's to replace a dead rose bush. But her tender deed goes awry when she digs up a purse belonging to Wolf's missing wife. As speculations sprout, Wolf bolts, and then a body crops up in a garden. Is Wo

Jul 29, 2016
The diva cooks a goose by Davis, Krista.

The diva cooks a goose

A scrooge steals the gifts from Sophie Winston's family and neighbors, and even takes their holiday meals. She ends the neighbors' finger-pointing by organizing a toy swap for the kids, which restores the spirit of the Christmas season, until a murder enters the picture. With Sophie's detective boyfriend, Wolf, out of town, it's up to Sophie to solve the murder and thefts so that the town's Christmas won't be ruined.

Jul 29, 2016