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Fat Cat at Large by Cantrell, Janet

Fat Cat at Large

Aug 27, 2014
Dick Francis's Damage by Francis, Felix.

Dick Francis's Damage

"Felix Francis is back with another edge-of-your-seat thriller, in the classic Dick Francis tradition. Undercover investigator Jeff Hinkley is assigned by the British Horseracing Authority to look into the activities of a suspicious racehorse trainer, but as he's tailing his quarry through the Cheltenham Racing Festival, the last thing he expects to witness is a gruesome murder. Could it have something to do with the reason the trainer was banned in the first place-the administration of illegal

Aug 27, 2014
Ghost wanted by Hart, Carolyn G.

Ghost wanted

"Bailey Ruth's supervisor, Wiggins, is worried about a dear old friend. The ghost of elegant Lorraine Marlow haunts Adelaide's college library. Known as the Lady of the Roses, she plays matchmaker, using the fragrant flowers to pair up students. But someone's making mischief after hours, leaving roses strewn about the library, destroying a gargoyle, and stealing a valuable book. Concerned with Lorraine's reputation among the living, Wiggins dispatches the irrepressible redhead Bailey Ruth to inv

Aug 27, 2014
Groomed for Murder by Knox, Annie

Groomed for Murder

Aug 27, 2014
Gossamer ghost by Childs, Laura.

Gossamer ghost

"An evening's work deciding on the class schedule for her scrapbooking shop has put Carmela in the mood to kick up her heels. But after some strange noises draw her into Oddities , the neighboring antiques shop, Carmela's night is abruptly put on hold when a bloody body falls out of a curio cabinet --and into her arms. While shop owner Marcus Joubert was known for being an eccentric with a penchant for eclectic merchandise, Carmela never thought he was the kind of man who could inspire the passi

Aug 27, 2014
Herring Girl by Taylor, Debbie

Herring Girl

Aug 27, 2014
The Haunting Ballad - A Mystery by Nethercott, Michael

The Haunting Ballad - A Mystery

Aug 27, 2014
Jane and the twelve days of Christmas - being a Jane Austen mystery by Barron, Stephanie.

Jane and the twelve days of Christmas - being a Jane Austen mystery

"The twelfth installment in Stephanie Barron's fan-favorite Being a Jane Austen Mystery series. Christmas Eve, 1814: Jane Austen has been invited to spend the holiday with family and friends at The Vyne, the gorgeous ancestral home of the wealthy and politically prominent Chute family. As the year fades and friends begin to gather beneath the mistletoe for the twelve days of Christmas festivities, Jane and her circle are in a celebratory mood: Mansfield Park is selling nicely; Napoleon has been

Aug 27, 2014
The keeper by Delaney, Luke, author.

The keeper

A damp, dark cellar holds two cages. And for the women behind the bars, their worst nightmares are about to come true . . . When Louise Russell goes missing from her home, D.I. Sean Corrigan from South London's Murder Investigation Unit immediately senses foul play. For Corrigan's own dark childhood has given him the ability not only to recognize evil in those who prey upon the innocent, but also to see a crime scene from the eyes of the perpetrator. Though Corrigan has no doubts that Louise was

Aug 27, 2014
Hit and run by Balzo, Sandra, author.

Hit and run

Journalist AnnaLise Griggs return to her hometown in North Carolina's western mountains has led to some unexpected surprises, most notably the discovery that legendary womanizer Dickens Hart is her birth father, and she an heir to Hart's huge fortune. Founder of the White Tail Lodge, a High Country knock off of the Playboy concept , Hart now claims he wants to "do right" by any other children he may have fathered. To that end, he's invited all his former lovers and potential heirs, including Ann

Aug 27, 2014
The Derek Smith omnibus by Smith, Derek Howe, author.

The Derek Smith omnibus

Aug 27, 2014
The lost key by Coulter, Catherine.

The lost key

"Newly-minted FBI agent Nicholas Drummond and his partner Mike Caine race to solve a puzzling murder and put a stop to a dangerous criminal genius "--

Aug 27, 2014
Extra sensory deception by Kingsley, Allison.

Extra sensory deception

"As the owners of the Raven's Nest bookstore, cousins Stephanie and Clara Quinn are the premier booksellers in the quaint town of Finn's Harbor, Maine. But with Clara's inherited ability to read minds and see the future, she's also the premier crime solver... You don't have to be a psychic to know: The rodeo is coming to town! Clara's boyfriend, Rick Sanders, invites her to the show to meet his high school buddy and expert calf roper, Wes Carlton. But when Clara's Quinn Sense offers her a distur

Aug 27, 2014
Gone for good by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Gone for good

As a boy, Will Klein had a hero: his older brother, Ken. Then, on a warm suburban night in the Kleins' affluent New Jersey neighborhood, a young woman--a girl Will had once loved--was found brutally murdered in her family's basement. The prime suspect: Ken Klein. With the evidence against him overwhelming, Ken simply vanished. And when his shattered family never heard from Ken again, they were sure he was gone for good.

Aug 27, 2014
The spirit and the skull by Hayes, J. M., author.

The spirit and the skull

Murder is unthinkable to the People--a Paleolithic tribe migrating across Alaska and becoming some of the first undocumented immigrants to enter the Americas. For them, murder isn't merely tragic, it's forbidden. Murder poisons the entire tribe and puts it at odds with nature, the Spirits, and the mighty Earth Mother. A murderer must be found and removed in order to put the world back in balance. Raven is the aging Spirit Man to a band in which a member has been strangled with a garrote. Worse,

Aug 27, 2014
Murder on High Holborn by Gregory, Susanna, 1958- author.

Murder on High Holborn

The ninth adventure for Chaloner sees the Restoration London spy foil a conspiracy. In 1665 England faces war with the Dutch and the capital is awash with rumors of conspiracy and sedition. These are more frenetic than normal because of the recent sinking in the Thames of one of the largest ships in the navy, a disastrous tragedy that could very well have been caused by sabotage. As an experienced investigator, Thomas Chaloner knows that there are very few grains of truth in the shifting sands o

Aug 27, 2014
The minotaur's head by Krajewski, Marek, 1966- author.

The minotaur's head

Breslau, 1939. When Captain Eberhard Mock is called from his New Year's Eve revelries to attend a particularly grisly crime scene, his notoriously robust stomach is turned. A young girl--and suspected spy--who arrived by train from France just days before, has been found dead in her hotel room, the flesh torn from her cheek by her assailant's teeth. Ill at ease with the increasingly open integration of S.S., Gestapo and police, Mock is partially relieved to be assigned to liaise with officers in

Aug 27, 2014
The iron sickle by Limón, Martin, 1948-

The iron sickle

The head of the 8th United States Army Claims Office in Seoul, South Korea, is brutally murdered by a Korean man in a trench coat with a small iron sickle hidden in his sleeve. The attack is a complete surprise, carefully planned and clinically executed. How did this unidentified Korean civilian get onto the tightly controlled US Army base? And why attack the claims officer--is there an unsettled grudge, a claim of damages that was rejected by the US Army? Against orders, CID agents George Suen

Aug 27, 2014
Ho-ho-homicide by Dunnett, Kaitlyn

Ho-ho-homicide

Aug 27, 2014
The good knew nothing - a Tom Hickey novel by Kuhlken, Ken.

The good knew nothing - a Tom Hickey novel

During the summer of 1936, destitute farmers from the Dust Bowl swarm into California, and an old friend brings police detective Tom Hickey a manuscript, a clue to the mystery of his father Charlie{u2019}s long-ago disappearance. Tom chooses to risk losing his job and family to follow this lead. Even his oldest friend and mentor, retired cop Leo Weiss, opposes Tom{u2019}s decision. Why so passionately? Tom lures the novelist B. Traven to a meeting on Catalina and accuses him of manuscript-theft

Aug 27, 2014