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Maiden Lane by Januska, Michael

Maiden Lane

May 26, 2015
Little pretty things by Rader-Day, Lori, 1973-

Little pretty things

"OLD RIVALRIES NEVER DIE. BUT SOME RIVALS DO. Juliet Townsend is used to losing. Back in high school, she lost every track team race to her best friend, Madeleine Bell. Ten years later, she's still running behind, stuck in a dead-end job cleaning rooms at the Mid-Night Inn, a one-star motel that attracts only the cheap or the desperate. But what life won't provide, Juliet takes. Then one night, Maddy checks in. Well-dressed, flashing a huge diamond ring, and as beautiful as ever, Maddy has it

May 26, 2015
Her Majesty's mischief - a Simon & Elizabeth mystery by Herring, Peg.

Her Majesty's mischief - a Simon & Elizabeth mystery

"Simon Maldon is sent by Queen Elizabeth to form an honest assessment of the Scottish queen's character. With Simon gone, his son Henry, wife Hannah, and old friend Calkin delve into the murder of Simon's brother-in-law, Will Clark. Determined to hide his crimes, the killer is willing even eager to murder again. Simon faces his own trials when Scottish outlaws capture his party. In order to thwart their leader's grandiose schemes, Simon must escape and make his way to Edinburgh. Will the rough

May 26, 2015
Mr Campion's fox by Allingham, Margery, 1904-1966.

Mr Campion's fox

The Danish Ambassador has requested Albert Campion's help on "a delicate family matter." His 18-year-old daughter has formed an attachment to a most unsuitable young man. Before Mr Campion can act on the matter however, both the Ambassador's daughter and her beau disappear without trace. Then a body is discovered in a lagoon.

May 26, 2015
Ming tea murder by Childs, Laura.

Ming tea murder

Normally Theodosia wouldn't attend a black tie affair for all the tea in China. But she can hardly say no to her hunky, handsome boyfriend, Max, who directs public relations for the Gibbes Museum in Charleston. Max has organized an amazing gala opening for an exhibit of a genuine eighteenth century Chinese teahouse, and the creme de la creme of Charleston society is invited. In the exotic garden staged in the museum's rotunda, a Chinese dragon dances to the beat of drums as it weaves through the

May 26, 2015
Killer in high heels by Halliday, Gemma.

Killer in high heels

All bets are off when L.A. shoe designer Maddie Springer arrives in Sin City to find her MIA father and encounters a group of aging drag queens, an organized crime ring smuggling fake Prada pumps, a killer, and a sexy LAPD cop.

May 26, 2015
Horoscope - the astrology murders - a novel by Frontiere, Georgia.

Horoscope - the astrology murders - a novel

May 26, 2015
A finely knit murder - a seaside knitters mystery by Goldenbaum, Sally.

A finely knit murder - a seaside knitters mystery

"Seaside Knitter Birdie Favazza is thrilled that her granddaughter, Gabby, will be visiting for the fall and attending the Sea Harbor Community Day School. Gabby loves the all-girls school, with its newly adopted progressive curriculum, and she loves that the Seaside Knitters are teaching knitting as part of the enrichment program. It's a huge success, and on crisp autumn days girls camp out on the terraces, knitting hats for charity. But not everyone is happy with the direction the school is ta

May 26, 2015
The devil's making by Haldane, Seán, author.

The devil's making

"Victoria, 1869. The ramshackle capital of British Columbia, the last colony in North America, where a few thousand settlers aspire to the values of the Victorian age while coexisting beside the native Indians that vastly outnumber them. That peace is challenged when a mutilated body is discovered: Dr. McCrory, an American alienist whose methods include phrenology, Mesmerism, and sexual-mystical magnetation. Chad Hobbes, recently arrived from England, is the policeman who must solve the crime"--

May 26, 2015
Deception on all accounts by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

Deception on all accounts

Sadie Walela, a Cherokee banker in northeastern Oklahoma, is thrust into the role of amateur sleuth after a spate of branch robberies leaves several colleagues dead and her career in critical condition.

May 26, 2015
Hiss and tell by Donally, Claire, author.

Hiss and tell

"In this Sunny & Shadow Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Last Licks, a fat-cat wedding is making waves in Kittery Harbor, Maine. Political heiress Priscilla Kingsbury is about to marry Carson de Kruk, son of business mogul Augustus de Kruk, at the Kingsburys' waterfront compound. For reporter Sunny Coolidge, an assignment from the Harbor Courier to cover the event is like catnip. But when Sunny photographs men pulling the body of a dead woman out of the water, the Kingsburys

May 26, 2015
Murder on Amsterdam Avenue - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.), author.

Murder on Amsterdam Avenue - a gaslight mystery

"In the midst of Sarah and Frank's wedding preparations, Sarah accompanies her mother on a condolence call to the Upper West Side, where Charles Fairfax, the son of family friends, has died unexpectedly after suffering from a mysterious disease. It is a tragic and all-too-common story or so it seems. Charles's father asks to speak with Sarah privately. He believes his son was poisoned and would like Sarah and Frank to look into the matter with the utmost discretion. Putting their own persona

May 26, 2015
Mr. Monk and the two assistants - a novel by Goldberg, Lee, 1962-

Mr. Monk and the two assistants - a novel

OCD detective Adrian Monk, coping with the conflict between two different female assistants--his former aide, Sharona, who returns after her ne'er-do-well husband is arrested for murder, and his new assistant, Natalie--finds himself up against a clever killer.

May 26, 2015
The ghost fields by Griffiths, Elly, author.

The ghost fields

"The macabre discovery of a downed WWII plane with the pilot's skeleton still inside leads Ruth and DCI Nelson to uncover a wealthy family's secrets in the seventh Ruth Galloway mystery" --

May 26, 2015
Bitter Creek by Bowen, Peter, 1945- author.

Bitter Creek

Lieutenant John Patchen has come to Montana to persuade Chappie Plaquemines, his former gunnery sergeant in Iraq and the son of Gabriel Du Pre´'s girlfriend, to accept the Navy Cross. First, however, Du Pre´ and Patchen must find the wounded marine, who was last seen drinking heavily in the Toussaint Saloon. They locate him soon enough, disheveled and stinking of stale booze, but a sobering visit to a medicine man's sweat lodge reveals a much greater mystery: the unsolved case of a band of Me´ti

May 26, 2015
Someone Always Knows by Muller, Marcia

Someone Always Knows

May 26, 2015
The postman always purls twice by Canadeo, Anne, 1955- author.

The postman always purls twice

"In the seventh installment in the Black Sheep Knitting Mystery series, the knitters see the darker side of Hollywood when Maggie's shop is used as a set for a big budget, star-studded movie"--

May 26, 2015
Once burned by Boyle, Gerry, 1956- author.

Once burned

"There's something smoldering in the drop-dead pretty town of Sanctuary, Maine, and veteran crime reporter Jack McMorrow is back to sniff it out. In this long-awaited tenth installment of the wildly popular McMorrow mystery series, best-selling author Gerry Boyle crafts a smoking-hot story that will keep you riveted until the very last page. For the moment, life is briefly as it should be for Jack McMorrow: He and his wife Roxanne have retreated from the stress and danger of their day jobs to ra

May 26, 2015
The ravens by Sundstøl, Vidar, 1963- author.

The ravens

"It's been a long, dark time since a gruesome discovery drew U.S. Forest Service ranger Lance Hansen into a murder investigation that is now approaching a resolution--although not to his satisfaction. In fact, the mysteries have been multiplying and getting uncomfortably close to home. On the run after a hunting expedition with his brother Andy went awry, Lance is haunted by visions of Swamper Caribou, the Ojibwe medicine man whose death a century earlier remains unexplained. Willy Dupree, Lance

May 26, 2015
Robert B. Parker's kickback by Atkins, Ace, author.

Robert B. Parker's kickback

"What started out as a joke landed seventeen-year-old Dillon Yates in a lockdown juvenile facility in Boston Harbor. When he set up a prank Twitter account for his vice principal, he never dreamed he could be brought up on criminal charges, but that's exactly what happened. This is Blackburn, Massachusetts, where zero tolerance for minors is a way of life. Leading the movement is tough-as-nails Judge Joe Scali, who gives speeches about getting tough on today's wild youth. But Dillon's mother, wh

May 26, 2015