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Murder in the queen's wardrobe by Emerson, Kathy Lynn, author.

Murder in the queen's wardrobe

London, 1582: Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey, a talented and well-educated woman of independent means, is recruited by Queen Elizabeth I's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, to be lady-in-waiting to Lady Mary, a cousin of the queen. With her talent in languages and knowledge of ciphers and codes, she will be integral to the spymaster as an intelligence gatherer, being able to get close to Lady Mary just at the time when she is being courted by Russia's Ivan the Terrible. However, there are some noble

Aug 29, 2015
The killing room - a mystery in Florence by Kent, Christobel, author.

The killing room - a mystery in Florence

When private investigator Sandro Cellini is invited to attend a glamorous launch party for a luxury residence overlooking the glittering expanse of Florence, he has no idea what he's walking into. Behind the ancient and luxurious facade of Palazzo San Giorgio, there lies a series of terrible secrets; an old torture chamber, hidden for centuries in the bowels of the building, and a much more recent malevolence. The former head of security for this elite development has just died under suspicious

Aug 29, 2015
Dragonfish - a novel by Tran, Vu, 1975-

Dragonfish - a novel

"Robert, an Oakland cop, still can't let go of Suzy, the enigmatic Vietnamese wife who left him two years ago. Now she's disappeared from her new husband, Sonny, a violent Vietnamese smuggler and gambler who's blackmailing Robert into finding her for him. As he pursues her through the sleek and seamy gambling dens of Las Vegas, shadowed by Sonny's sadistic son, 'Junior,' and assisted by unexpected and reluctant allies, Robert learns more about his ex-wife than he ever did during their marriage.

Aug 29, 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 30, 2015
Isolation - a Faye Longchamp mystery by Evans, Mary Anna, author.

Isolation - a Faye Longchamp mystery

"Archaeologist Faye Longchamp-Mantooth has dug herself a deep hole and she can't make her way out of it. As she struggles to recover from a shattering personal loss, she sees that everyone she loves is trying to reach out to her. If only she could reach back. Instead she's out digging holes all over her home, the Florida island of Joyeuse. In their old plantation home, Joe Wolf Mantooth is surrounded by family--Faye, the wife he loves; their toddler son he adores; and his father, who hasn't gott

Aug 30, 2015
Thirteen Guests by Farjeon, J. Jefferson

Thirteen Guests

Aug 30, 2015
A Shadowed Evil by Clare, Alys, author.

A Shadowed Evil

February, 1212. Sir Josse d'Acquin and Helewise are summoned to Southfire Hall, where Josse's elderly uncle, Hugh, lies dying, surrounded by his family. But the pair soon discover that Hugh's ill health is not the only cause of distress in the house; Hugh's son and heir, Herbert, has taken an unpleasant new wife, the widowed Lady Cyrille. Josse and Helewise are distracted by the discovery of an injured young man on the road outside on the evening of their arrival, but the longer they remain in t

Aug 30, 2015
Parchment and Old Lace by Childs, Laura/ Moran, Terrie Farley

Parchment and Old Lace

Aug 30, 2015
The musubi murder by Bow, Frankie.

The musubi murder

"Newly single and far from home, Professor Molly Barda wants to focus on her job and stay out of trouble until she gets tenure at remote Mahina State University. But her life is upended when fast-food entrepreneur Jimmy Tanaka, founder of Merrie Musubis, pledges a huge donation to Molly's college, and then disappears. Molly's bottom-line-obsessed dean tasks her with locating the missing musubi mogul, a quest that lands her in a stew of old grudges, whispered scandals, and murder. Along the way,

Aug 30, 2015
Murder in the paperback parlor by Adams, Ellery, author.

Murder in the paperback parlor

"With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Jane Steward is organizing a week of activities for fans of love stories at her book-themed resort. But her Regency readers barely have time to brush up on their Jane Austen before tragedy strikes Storyton Hall. Rosamund York, one of the most celebrated authors in attendance, is killed. Rosamund had as many enemies as she did admirers, including envious fellow novelists, a jealous former lover, and dozens of angry fans. It's up to Jane, with the help

Aug 30, 2015
Murder comes calling by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.)

Murder comes calling

When four murders take place in a secluded English community, Scottish barrister Rex Graves is called on by an old friend to lend his investigatory expertise. The authorities suspect a shady house agent, but letters written in blood on the bodies tip Rex off to a different kind of killer.

Aug 30, 2015
Moonshadows - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery by Weston, Julie W., 1943-

Moonshadows - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery

"A photographer's aspirations take her West in the 1920s, right into a mysterious murder case."--

Aug 30, 2015
A Little More Free by McFetridge, John

A Little More Free

Aug 30, 2015
Ghost to the Rescue by Hart, Carolyn

Ghost to the Rescue

Aug 30, 2015
The ghost and Mrs. Fletcher - a Murder, She Wrote Mystery - a novel by Fletcher, Jessica.

The ghost and Mrs. Fletcher - a Murder, She Wrote Mystery - a novel

"In the USA Today bestselling Murder, She Wrote series--make room for Jessica Fletcher as she cleans house to catch a killer who hasn't got a ghost of a chance. Jessica's friend, Eve Simpson is the town's premiere real estate agent and has recently takenon the task of selling one of Cabot Cove's oldest properties--the Spencer Percy House, built in 1805 by a sea captain for his young wife. Its current occupant, Joe Cooper, a crusty former carpenter, is convinced he's about to die and wants the ho

Aug 30, 2015
The haunted season - a Max Tudor novel by Malliet, G. M., 1951-

The haunted season - a Max Tudor novel

Aug 30, 2015
The Grave Soul by Hart, Ellen

The Grave Soul

Aug 30, 2015
The guise of another by Eskens, Allen, 1963-

The guise of another

Aug 30, 2015
Idyll threats - a Thomas Lynch novel by Gayle, Stephanie, 1975-

Idyll threats - a Thomas Lynch novel

Aug 30, 2015
Front runner - a Dick Francis novel by Francis, Felix.

Front runner - a Dick Francis novel

"Jefferson Hinkley is back in the newest Dick Francis thriller by the New York Times-bestselling author of Damage. In his role as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, Jeff Hinkley is approached by a multi-time champion jockey to discuss the delicate matter of losing races on purpose. Little does he know that the call will set off a lethal chain of events, including the apparent suicide of the jockey and an attempt on Hinkley's own life. Never one to leave suspicious

Aug 30, 2015