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An ice cold grave by Harris, Charlaine.

An ice cold grave

Heading for Doraville, North Carolina, to investigate the disappearance of a young boy, Harper Connelly and her brother Tolliver are stunned to discover that he is one of several teens who had vanished over the previous five years, but when she uses her talent to communicate with the dead to find the missing boy, she discovers that her knowledge has placed her in the sights of a killer.

Jul 2, 2015
The governor's wife by Harvey, Michael T., author.

The governor's wife

Receiving a lucrative anonymous offer to track down an escaped criminal, private investigator Michael Kelly unwinds the past of the fugitive's wife, who harbors deeply complicated and dangerous reasons for standing by her husband.

Jul 2, 2015
The diva steals a chocolate kiss by Davis, Krista, author.

The diva steals a chocolate kiss

Domestic Diva Sophie Winston is in charge of the sweetest event in Old Town this summer. Amore Chocolates is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a chocolate tasting at the mansion of the company's CEO, Joe Merano, and Sophie is running the show. With cookies, candy, and five kinds of chocolate cake, it's a chocolate lover's dream! But when Joe goes missing, the celebration becomes bittersweet. And when Sophie discovers the body of a competing chocolatier in the guesthouse, the event turns

Jul 2, 2015
Manhattan mayhem by

Manhattan mayhem

From Wall Street and Greenwich Village to Chinatown, Harlem and beyond, the streets and skyscrapers of Manhattan are brimming with crimes and misdemeanors.

Jul 2, 2015
The kill by Casey, Jane (Jane E.), author.

The kill

"Detective Maeve Kerrigan is away for a colleague's wedding, and she's enjoying an excuse to spend a beautiful fall weekend relaxing in the English countryside. It's a much-needed break from the grit and grime of her daily life on the London police force. But even at a wedding, the job is never far away. Midway through the reception, Maeve and her abrasive but loyal partner on the police force, DI Josh Derwent, are called back to London. A fellow policeman has been murdered, in a compromising po

Jul 2, 2015
Innocence ; or, Murder on Steep Street by Kovály, Heda, 1919-2010.

Innocence ; or, Murder on Steep Street

"In 1985, Czech Holocaust memoirist, literary translator, and political exile Heda Margolius Kovaly turned her pen to fiction. Inspired by the stories of Raymond Chandler, Kovaly knit her own terrifying experiences in early 1950s Socialist Prague--her husband's imprisonment and wrongful execution, her own persecution at his disgrace--into a gorgeous psychological thriller-cum-detective novel. Set in and around a cinema where a murder was recently committed, Innocence follows the unfolding of the

Jul 2, 2015
The missing and the dead by MacBride, Stuart.

The missing and the dead

"One mistake can cost you everything... When you catch a twisted killer there should be a reward, right? What Acting Detective Inspector Logan McRae gets instead is a "development opportunity" out in the depths of rural Aberdeenshire. Welcome to divisional policing - catching drug dealers, shop lifters, vandals and the odd escaped farm animal. Then a little girl's body washes up just outside the sleepy town of Banff, kicking off a massive manhunt. The Major Investigation Team is up from Aberdeen

Jul 2, 2015
Murder in Piccadilly by Kingston, Charles, author.

Murder in Piccadilly

When Bobbie Cheldon falls in love with a pretty young dancer at the Frozen Fang night club in Soho, he has every hope of an idyllic marriage. But Nancy has more worldly ideas about her future: she is attracted not so much to Bobbie as to the fortune he expects to inherit. Bobbie's miserly uncle Massy stands between him and happiness: he will not relinquish the ten thousand a year on which Nancy's hopes rest. When Bobbie falls under the sway of the roguish Nosey Ruslin, the stage is set for murde

Jul 2, 2015
Tying the knot - a Southern quilting mystery by Craig, Elizabeth, author.

Tying the knot - a Southern quilting mystery

Jul 2, 2015
A promise to die for - an Evangeline Raines mystery by Pelham, Jackie.

A promise to die for - an Evangeline Raines mystery

"In A Promise to Die For, an unknown assailant stalks Evangeline Raines and threatens those she loves. She suspects it's because of her promise to her dying grandmother to continue the search for the family's small collection of Old Masters which were stolen in France during World War II. Recently divorced, Evangeline joins a private investigative firm in Houston where she seeks the paintings from coast to coast as well as abroad. But a killer, eager for revenge for an alleged injustice, will st

Jul 2, 2015
Purl up and die by Sefton, Maggie, author.

Purl up and die

"Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun knitters must unravel the truth from the lies to clear a friend's son suspected of murder."--

Jul 2, 2015
Fat cat spreads out by Cantrell, Janet, author.

Fat cat spreads out

"A booth at the Bunyan County Harvest Fair seems like the perfect opportunity for Charity "Chase" Oliver and Anna Larson to promote their Bar None bakery business. Unfortunately, plus-sized pussycat Quincy has plans for their delicious dessert bars other than selling them to customers. After tearing through their inventory, Quincy goes roaming the fairgrounds in search of more delights. But what he finds is murder. One of the top contenders in a butter-sculpting contest has been killed, and Chas

Jul 2, 2015
The reluctant matador - a Hugo Marston novel by Pryor, Mark, 1967-

The reluctant matador - a Hugo Marston novel

Jul 2, 2015
Fallen sparrow - a Peyton Cote novel by Keeley, D. A., 1970-

Fallen sparrow - a Peyton Cote novel

Jul 2, 2015
Silent running - an Art Marvik mystery by Rowson, Pauline, author.

Silent running - an Art Marvik mystery

When a former girlfriend shows up at his remote cottage with a disturbing story about the murder of a young woman fifteen years ago, and her growing belief that the man convicted for it is innocent, former marine commando Art Marvik doesn't think much of it. But when Charlotte goes missing after leaving his home, everything changes. Soon, Marvik finds himself suspected by the police of being involved in not only her abduction, and possible murder, but also the disappearance of a scientist involv

Jul 3, 2015
Time's up by Mack, Janey, author.

Time's up

Jul 3, 2015
The white ghost by Benn, James R.

The white ghost

"1943: In the midst of the brutal, hard-fought Solomon Islands campaign between the Allies and the Japanese forces, Lieutenant Billy Boyle receives an odd assignment: he's sent by the powerful Kennedy family to investigate a murder in which PT skipper (and future president) Jack Kennedy has been implicated. The victim is a native coastwatcher, an allied intelligence operative, whom Kennedy discovered on the island of Tulagi with his head bashed in. That's Kennedy's story, anyhow. Kennedy was re

Jul 3, 2015
Vienna by Kirby, William S., 1964-

Vienna

"It started as nothing more than a one-night stand. Justine is an A-list fashion model on a photo shoot in Europe. Adored by half the world, she can have whomever she wants, but she's never met anyone like the strange English girl whose bed she wakes upin one morning. Vienna is an autistic savant, adrift in a world of overwhelming patterns and connections only she can see. Socially awkward and inexperienced, she's never been with anyone before, let alone a glamorous supermodel enmeshed in a web

Jul 3, 2015
Twenty-eight and a Half Wishes by Swank, Denise Grover

Twenty-eight and a Half Wishes

Jul 3, 2015
The three nine line by Freed, David, 1954-

The three nine line

Jul 3, 2015