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Murder offstage- a Posie Parker mystery by Hathaway, L. B. Murder offstage- a Posie Parker mystery

Sep 28, 2016
Dead run by Tracy, P. J. Dead run

Breaking down while en route to Wisconsin, Grace MacBride, Annie Belinsky, and deputy Sharon Mueller stumble upon a nearly deserted town fraught with signs of foul play and are horrified to witness a double murder.

Sep 28, 2016
The Babe Ruth deception by Stewart, David O, author. The Babe Ruth deception

When his 1918 World Series win for the Boston Red Sox is called into question, Babe Ruth turns to Speed Cook, a promoter of Negro baseball who is familiar with the dirty underside of the sport, for help, while Cook's son, a bootlegger, gets involved in an interracial relationship that is as dangerous as a public scandal.

Sep 28, 2016
Climate of fear by Vargas, Fred Climate of fear

Sep 28, 2016
Better late than never by McKinlay, Jenn, author. Better late than never

"In the latest Library Lover's Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of A Likely Story, a decades-overdue book puts library director Lindsey Norris hot on the trail of a cold case. When the Briar Creek Public Library holds its first overdue book amnesty day no fines for late returns the volume of incoming materials is more than Lindsey and her staff can handle. In a bind, Lindsey drafts the crafternoon ladies to help check in and sort the stacks of books. But one tardy tome catches

Sep 28, 2016
Waking up dead by Williams, Nigel, 1948- author. Waking up dead

"Retired bank manager George Pearmain is, apparently, dead. According to the behavior of everyone around him, it would seem that he is no more. Not only that, but his mother has also passed away too - and on the eve of her 99th year, poor dear. Not only that, it could be that they were both murdered. He feels fine otherwise. As George's family gather for the birthday-celebration-that-never-was, he hovers around the house, watching and listening, entirely unseen. As a result, he makes all

Sep 28, 2016
Stalking ground by Mizushima, Margaret, author. Stalking ground

When Deputy Ken Brody's sweetheart goes missing in the mountains outside Timber Creek, Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo are called to search. But it's mid-October and a dark snow storm is brewing over the high country. And they're already too late. By the time they find her body, the storm has broken and the snow is coming down hard. While Brody hikes down to bring back the forensics team and veterinarian Cole Walker gathers supplies to protect them from the storm, Mattie and Robo find thems

Sep 28, 2016
Blue Madonna by Benn, James R., author. Blue Madonna

"Billy Boyle, US Army detective and ex-Boston cop, faces his toughest investigation yet: infiltrating enemy lines in France as the Allies invade Normandy. It's late May 1944. Captain Billy Boyle is court-martialed on spurious charges of black market dealings. Stripped of his officer's rank, reduced to private, and sentenced to three months' hard labor, Boyle is given an opportunity: he can avoid his punishment if he goes behind enemy lines to rescue a high-value Allied soldier. A secret chamber

Sep 28, 2016
Beloved poison by Thomson, E. S., author. Beloved poison

After uncovering six tiny coffins at St. Saviour's Infirmary, apprentice apothecary Jem Flockhart seeks answers, following a trail that leads from the dissecting room to Newgate prison and the gallows.

Sep 28, 2016
Whispers beyond the veil by Estevao, Jessica, author. Whispers beyond the veil

"First in a dazzling new historical mystery series featuring Ruby Proulx, a psychic with a questionable past who suddenly finds her future most uncertain ... Canada, 1898. The only life Ruby Proulx has ever known is that of a nomad, traveling across the country with her snake-oil salesman father. She dreams of taking root somewhere, someday, but, until she can, she makes her way by reading tarot cards. Yet she never imagined her own life would take such a turn ... After one of her father's medic

Sep 28, 2016
Glow of death by Cleland, Jane K, author. Glow of death

Sep 28, 2016
Strange gods - a mystery by Alfieri, Annamaria, author. Strange gods - a mystery

"In early 20th century British East Africa, there are rules for the British and different ones for the Africans. Vera McIntosh, the daughter of Scottish missionaries, doesn't feel she belongs to either group; having grown up in Africa, she is not interested in being the well-bred Scottish woman her mother would like her to be. More than anything she dreams of seeing again the handsome police officer she's danced with. But more grisly circumstances bring Justin Tolliver to her family's home. The

Sep 28, 2016
My Kind of Town by Sandrolini, John My Kind of Town

Sep 28, 2016
Murder at the house of rooster happiness by Casarett, David J., author. Murder at the house of rooster happiness

"A fascinating mystery set in Thailand in the vein of Alexander McCall Smith, where a nurse ethicist turns detective. Ladarat Patalung, for one, would have been happier without a serial murderer in her life. Then again, she never meant to be a detective in the first place. But while content in her role at the Chaing Mai Hospital in Thailand as the nurse ethicist, Ladarat couldn't resist when police detective Kuhn Wiriya came to her with his dilemma. Two nights ago, a young woman brought her husb

Sep 28, 2016
Savage run by Box, C. J. Savage run

Sep 28, 2016
Storm Rising by Schofield, Douglas Storm Rising

Sep 28, 2016
Stone coffin - a mystery by Eriksson, Kjell, 1953- author. Stone coffin - a mystery

"Shortlisted for the Prize for Best Swedish Crime Novel. On a sunny morning in June, a young woman and her six-year old daughter are run over by a car on the road to Uppsala. Both are killed immediately. Is it an accident, or did someone kill them on purpose? The same morning the husband of the deceased young woman disappears. During the police investigation, it turns out that the husband had recently bought a property in the Dominican Republic, something that nobody knew about. A few days later

Sep 28, 2016
The kept woman - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. The kept woman - a novel

It's the most dangerous case of Will Trent's career. He knows this from the moment he sets foot in the abandoned Atlanta warehouse where a body lies on the floor--the body of an ex-cop. Bloody footprints leading away from the scene reveal that another victim, evidently a woman, was carried away ... and has vanished into thin air. And, worst of all, the warehouse belongs to the city's biggest and most high-profile athlete--a local hero protected by the world's most expensive lawyers. A hero marri

Sep 28, 2016
Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd by Bradley, C. Alan, 1938- author. Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd

"From a bucolic English town in the countryside with a quirky cast and a surprisingly lethal underbelly, the beloved amateur detective Flavia de Luce returns in a dazzling mystery from bestselling author Alan Bradley"--

Sep 28, 2016
No echo - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Holt, Anne, 1958- author. No echo - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel

When a popular celebrity chef is found murdered on the steps of the Oslo police headquarters, police investigator Billy T. and long-absent Hanne Wilhelmsen team up for an investigation that reveals that few people really knew the victim or his mysterious activities.

Sep 28, 2016