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Wrongful conviction - a Jean Jankowski mystery by Heijens, Janet.

Wrongful conviction - a Jean Jankowski mystery

Aug 2, 2015
Thoreau in Phantom Bog by Oak, B. B.

Thoreau in Phantom Bog

Aug 2, 2015
Shakespeare No More - A Jacobean Mystery by Hays, Tony

Shakespeare No More - A Jacobean Mystery

Aug 2, 2015
Twanged by Clark, Carol Higgins.

Twanged

Sent to Branson, Missouri, to protect Brigid, a singer whose life has been threatened, sleuth Regan Reilly follows her client to Ireland, where Brigid is to give a concert and where Regan must foil a murderer's diabolical schemes.

Aug 2, 2015
Spellcasting in silk by Blackwell, Juliet, author.

Spellcasting in silk

"Lily would like nothing better than to relax, enjoy her friends, and take care of business at her store, which is booming thanks to San Francisco's upcoming Summer of Love Festival. But as the unofficial witchy consultant to the SFPD, she is pulled into yet another case. A woman has jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge, and her apparent suicide may be connected to a suspicious botanica in the Mission District. When the police investigate the shop, they ask Lily to look into its mysterious owner, w

Aug 2, 2015
Who let the dog out? by Rosenfelt, David, author.

Who let the dog out?

"Lawyer Andy Carpenter is surprised when Willie Miller, Andy's partner at their dog rescue operation, the Tara Foundation, calls to say the alarm has gone off at the foundation building. There has clearly been a break-in, and a dog has been stolen. All of the dogs that the Tara Foundation rescues are given collars with GPS tracking capabilities, so Andy and Willie know they'll be able to track down the missing dog. They follow the signal to a house in downtown Paterson, and sure enough, the dog

Aug 2, 2015
X is for ... by Grafton, Sue.

X is for ...

Sue Grafton's X: Perhaps her darkest and most chilling novel, it features a remorseless serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes. Once again breaking the rules and establishing new paths, Grafton wastes little time identifying this sociopath. The test is whether Kinsey can prove her case against him before she becomes his next victim.

Aug 2, 2015
Swag Bags and Swindlers by Howell, Dorothy

Swag Bags and Swindlers

Aug 2, 2015
A Shadowed Evil by Clare, Alys

A Shadowed Evil

Aug 2, 2015
The skeleton plot - a Lambert & Hook police procedural by Gregson, J. M.

The skeleton plot - a Lambert & Hook police procedural

When a human skeleton is discovered on the boundary of a 20-year-old property development, it seems there are a large number of people who may know the identity of the corpse and how it got there. But twenty years is a long time and those individuals were very different people back then. Skeletons are being revealed in all senses and there are many prominent local figures who are beginning to feel uncomfortable and afraid. It's up to Detective Chief Superintendent Lambert and Detective Sergeant

Aug 2, 2015
Threads of Evidence by Wait, Lea

Threads of Evidence

Aug 2, 2015
The Verdict on Each Man Dead by Whellams, David

The Verdict on Each Man Dead

Aug 2, 2015
Trick or Deceit by Freydont, Shelley

Trick or Deceit

Aug 2, 2015
A shameful murder by Harrison, Cora, author.

A shameful murder

Cork, Ireland, 1923. When, one wet March morning, Reverend Mother Aquinas discovers a body at the gate of the convent chapel, she immediately sends for one of her former pupils, Police Sergeant Patrick Cashman, to investigate. Dead bodies ar not unusual in the poverty-stricken slums of Cork, but this one is dressed in evening finery; in her handbag is a dance program for the exclusive Merchants' Ball held the previous evening--and a midnight ticket for the Liverpool ferry. Against the backdrop o

Aug 2, 2015
A sense of entitlement by Loan-Wilsey, Anna, author.

A sense of entitlement

When her job takes her to Newport, Rhode Island, traveling secretary and intrepid sleuth Hattie Davish finds herself in the middle of a labor dispute that results in the murder of the town's wealthiest resident, forcing her to employ her keen skills of detection to catch a killer amongst the town's gentry. Original.

Aug 2, 2015
Drawing fire by Cantore, Janice, author.

Drawing fire

Homicide Detective Abby Hart's parents were murdered and the restaurant they owned set on fire while she was inside-- and only six years old. When an elderly woman with ties to Abby's past becomes a victim of a possible serial killer stalking elderly women in her jurisdiction, the only link is Luke Murphy, an irritating private investigator who saw a suspect flee the latest scene. Together they delve deep into the past to find out what happened-- and how they can right the injustices that have

Aug 2, 2015
Death assemblage by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Death assemblage

Frankie MacFarlane visits Pair-a-Dice, Nevada to study rocks for her geology dissertation, but gets involved in a mystery when two recent murders seem tied to ancient violence that she's discovered in her geological research.

Aug 2, 2015
No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco by Herriman, Nancy.

No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco

A courageous nurse and a war-scarred police detective in 1860s San Francisco investigate the brutal killing of a Chinese patient whose demise is blamed on the nurse's hot-headed brother-in-law.

Aug 2, 2015
Brush back by Paretsky, Sara, author.

Brush back

Reluctantly agreeing to help when an old boyfriend asks her to exonerate his mother for the murder of his sister, V. I. Warshawski is forced to confront ugly politics and violent elements in her hometown.

Aug 2, 2015
Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C.

Dishing the dirt - an Agatha Raisin mystery

"When therapist Jill Davent moved to the village of Carsely, Agatha Raisin was not a fan. Not only was this therapist romancing Agatha's ex-husband but she dug up details of Agatha's not-too-glamorous origins. Jill also counsels a woman, Gwen Simple, that Agatha firmly believes assisted her son in some grisly murders, although there is no proof. Not one to keep her feelings to herself, Agatha tells anyone that would listen that Jill is a charlatan and better off dead. Agatha could only sigh with

Aug 2, 2015