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For time and all eternities by Harrison, Mette Ivie, 1970- author. For time and all eternities

"The Mormon church may have disavowed the polygamy it became so famous for in the 19th century, but for some Fundamentalist Latter-Day Saints, "plural marriage" isn't just ancient history Mormon bishop's wife Linda Wallheim is stunned to learn her son Kenneth has gotten engaged to a young woman from a polygamous family. Naomi Carter may have left the religion she grew up in, but the Carters will still be the Wallheims' in-laws once Kenneth and Naomi are married. Stephen Carter, Naomi's father an

Jan 23, 2017
Fractured Families by Hinger, Charlotte Fractured Families

Jan 22, 2017
Getting Off on Frank Sinatra by Edwards, Megan Getting Off on Frank Sinatra

Jan 21, 2017
Good death - A Tom Mariner mystery by Collett, Chris, author. Good death - A Tom Mariner mystery

When an elderly man dies in a house fire, the investigating officers are left baffled as to whether the blaze was accidental or started deliberately. If arson, was it a random act - or part of a personal vendetta? It's not the first time the Shah family has been targeted. At the same time, Detective Chief Inspector Tom Mariner is searching for a bridegroom who has vanished two weeks before his wedding. A case of cold feet? Or is there something more sinister behind his disappearance? Two see

Jan 17, 2017
Hidden graves - a Dek Ekstrom mystery by Fredrickson, Jack, author. Hidden graves - a Dek Ekstrom mystery

It's election season in corrupt Cook County, Illinois - where the dead vote on who lives and who dies...A skeleton's hand spills out of an abandoned grain silo, aiming an axe at the candidate fro US senate. A Heavily-disguised woman hires Chicago private investigator Dek Elstrom to head west to find men with no pasts - and one with no present. While he's away, someone dead comes calling to fraom him for murder. A sheriff's deputy wants Dek arrested. Someone else wants him dead. No one knows

Jan 17, 2017
Hope's Peak - a Harper and Lane mystery by Healey, Tony, author. Hope's Peak - a Harper and Lane mystery

"Beyond the shores of Hope’s Peak, North Carolina, evil waits as his next victim approaches. He’ll make her a princess like the others… Detective Jane Harper can’t shake the image of the young woman discovered in a field—eyes closed, a crown of woven vines on her head. She expects macabre murders like this in her native San Francisco, not here. Jane and her partner, Stu, vow to catch the killer, but in this town, that’s easier said than done. The police department is in the grips of a wide-reach

Jan 23, 2017
Iced under by Ross, Barbara, 1953- author. Iced under

Jan 22, 2017
In This Grave Hour by Winspear, Jacqueline In This Grave Hour

Jan 19, 2017
Kentucky woman by Brogan, Mike, author. Kentucky woman

In KENTUCKY WOMAN, an infant, Ellie Stuart, is adopted by a poor, but loving couple in Kentucky. When she's sixteen, they die leaving her alone. In college Ellie searches for her biological parents with the help of law student, Quinn Parker. But there's a problem. A man is trying to kill her. Then they discover why. Ellie might be daughter of a wealthy man who died with no heirs. But even after several valid DNA tests prove she can not possibly be his daughterthe man is still trying to kill her,

Jan 23, 2017
Killing Adonis by Donellan, J. M. (Joshua M.), author. Killing Adonis

Freya Miller, funny and tenacious with a taste for vodka, escapes a recent tragedy by answering an advertisement for a nursing job that promises LIGHT DUTIES. LARGE PAY. NO QUESTIONS ASKED OR ANSWERED. Her new employer is the infamous, eccentric, and stupendously rich Vincetti family, heads of the Halcyon Corporation. Her task will be to care for their adored heir, Elijah, who is currently lying in a coma amidst an armada of premium machinery. The Vincettis claim this golden boy is everything fr

Jan 23, 2017
Last rituals - a novel of suspense by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir. Last rituals - a novel of suspense

Attorney Tho´ra Guomundsdottir and her new partner, Matthew Reich, journey to a remote corner of Iceland to investigate how the murder of a German student may be connected to the victim's interest in witchcraft.

Jan 22, 2017
Lestrade and the brother of death by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the brother of death

From his wheelchair, convalescing in a friend's home after breaking a leg on the Titanic, Inspector Lestrade investigates the shooting of the butler. It happened during a hunt and the inspector thinks the bullet was meant for his host, a chief constable.

Jan 23, 2017
Lestrade and the gift of the prince by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the gift of the prince

When a servant girl in Britain's Royal Household is brutally slaughtered, Lestrade travels from Balmoral Castle to the Isle of Skye to the North British Hotel, working "to untangle a villainous web of conspiracy."--Jacket.

Jan 23, 2017
Lestrade and the hallowed house by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the hallowed house

Jan 23, 2017
Lestrade and the Leviathan by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the Leviathan

"The year is 1910, and Superintendent Sholto Lestrade's lot is not a happy one. He has a number of vicious murders to solve, including those of a man hanged in a church bell tower, a cross-Channel swimmer, and his old sparring partner, Dr. Watson. Meanwhile, anarchists are threatening the peace of Europe, the whole of Scotland Yard is looking for "Peter the Painter," and a bloodthirsty cabbie lies in wait for the Assistant Commissioner. To top it all off, Lestrade gets roped into helping with th

Jan 23, 2017
Lestrade and the Ripper by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the Ripper

Inspector Sholto Lestrade investigates murders by Jack the Ripper and other killers, but the rising body count is the least of his problems. The main problem is interference from bumbling Sherlock Holmes and his incompetent sidekick, Dr. Watson. By the author of Lestrade and the Deadly Game.

Jan 23, 2017
Man overboard - an Ali Reynolds novel by Jance, Judith A, author. Man overboard - an Ali Reynolds novel

"In New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance's gripping new thriller, Man Overboard, two tech geniuses face off--one intent on saving lives, the other on ending them. Cybersecurity expert Roger McGeary finally has his life back on track after years of struggling with depression. But when he falls from the balcony of his suite on an all-expenses-paid cruise, the police quickly dismiss it as "death by misadventure," a vague phrase leaving much to interpretation. Unsatisfied, Roger's tough-as

Jan 21, 2017
Midnight man by Tomlinson, David Eric, author. Midnight man

""Tomlinson meshes local politics, college basketball, and the South in this wonderfully gritty crime novel you just can't put down." --Dave White, author of An Empty Hell . . . Summer, 1994. Dean Goodnight, the first Choctaw Indian employed by the Oklahoma County public defender's office, pulls a new case--the brutal murder of a once-promising basketball star. The only witness is Caleb, the five-year-old son of the prime suspect, Billy. Investigating the murder, Dean draws four strangers into

Jan 17, 2017
Murder at an Irish Wedding by O'Connor, Carlene Murder at an Irish Wedding

Jan 19, 2017
Murder in the secret garden by Adams, Ellery, author. Murder in the secret garden

Things really go to seed in the newest novel in the New York Times bestselling Book Retreat mysteries... There is a hidden garden bordering the grounds of Jane Steward's book-themed resort--a garden filled with beautiful but deadly plants such as mandrake and nightshade. Tucked away behind ivy-covered walls and accessible only through a single locked door, as described in the pages of Frances Hodges Burnett's classic novel, the garden is of special interest to Jane's current group of guests, The

Jan 23, 2017

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