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Murder by kindness - the gift quilt by Graham, Barbara, 1948-

Murder by kindness - the gift quilt

Nov 22, 2015
Murder Most Howl by Davis, Krista

Murder Most Howl

Nov 25, 2015
Murder Most Howl by Davis, Krista, author.

Murder Most Howl

Holly Miller is delighted that her grandmother has finally left the Sugar Maple Inn to take a well-deserved vacation. It means Holly is in charge, but running the inn might be more challenging than she realized. Wagtail is throwing a weekend-long murder mystery game to draw in tourists during the slow season, the inn has a full house, and a blizzard is on the way. Trouble is unleashed the night the game begins, when the storm blows in and the lights go out. It gets worse the following morning w

Nov 26, 2015
Murder most unfortunate - a Rick Montoya Italian mystery by Wagner, David P, author.

Murder most unfortunate - a Rick Montoya Italian mystery

Nov 26, 2015
Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.), author.

Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue - a gaslight mystery

When a family friend's traumatized daughter is accused of murdering her new husband, newlyweds Sarah Brandt and Detective Frank Malloy investigate with the assistance of household members and uncover sinister truths about the victim's true identity.

Nov 26, 2015
Murder Under the Bridge - A Palestine Mystery by Raphael, Kate

Murder Under the Bridge - A Palestine Mystery

Nov 26, 2015
Nuts and buried by Lee, Elizabeth, 1946- author.

Nuts and buried

"When her wealthy friend, Eugene Wheatley, is murdered after introducing his new bride to Riverville, Texas, society, Lindy Blanchard launches her own investigation after the wrong woman and her unscrupulous kin are accused of the crime and turns to her meemaw Miss Amelia for help."--

Nov 26, 2015
Olive and let die by Hardy, Susannah.

Olive and let die

Between her soon-to-be ex-husband Spiro coming out of the closet and her budding romance with Captain Jack Conway, Georgie's life is beginning to feel like a soap opera. And that's before a surprise visit from her estranged mother Shirley, better known as soap star Melanie Ashley. But the dramatic family reunion takes a chilling turn when another long-lost relative turns up dead. Just outside Spiro's new restaurant, Georgie and Melanie find the body of Doreen Webbera cousin Georgie never knew sh

Nov 26, 2015
Plot boiler by Brandon, Ali, author.

Plot boiler

All the local shop owners are thrilled when Darla Pettistone throws a block party, except for the proprietor of Perky's Coffee Shop who thinks Darla is trying to steal his customers. When Hamlet finds his wife dead, Darla and her cat investigate.

Nov 26, 2015
Recipes for love and murder by Andrew, Sally, author.

Recipes for love and murder

"A bright new talent makes her fiction debut with this first novel in a delicious crime series set in rural South Africa: a flavorful blend of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and Goldy Schulz, full of humor, romance, and recipes, and featuring a charming cast of characters. Tannie Maria ("tannie" meaning auntie, the respectful Afrikaans address for a woman older than you) is a middle-aged widow who likes to cook and eat. She shares her culinary love through her work as a recipe columnist for

Nov 26, 2015
Rest ye murdered gentlemen by Delany, Vicki, 1951- author.

Rest ye murdered gentlemen

As the owner of Mrs. Claus's Treasures, Merry Wilkinson knows how to decorate homes for the holidays. That's why she thinks her float in the semi-annual Santa Claus parade is a shoe-in for best in show. But when the tractor pulling Merry's float is sabotaged, she has to face facts: there's a Scrooge in Christmas Town. Merry isn't ready to point fingers, especially with a journalist in town writing a puff piece about Rudolph's Christmas spirit. But when she stumbles upon the reporter's body on a

Nov 26, 2015
Second skin by Wiley, Michael, 1961- author.

Second skin

This is an intriguing mystery featuring homicide detective Daniel Turner in the second of this atmospheric crime noir series, following Blue Avenue. When one of her students is found dead, English teacher Lillian Turner and her husband, Navy war veteran Johnny Wester, are drawn into the investigation. Having made a macabre discovery which throws a disturbing new light on the case, Johnny and Lillian find themselves involved in something darker and more dangerous than they could have imagined. Wi

Nov 26, 2015
Sherlock Holmes - the stuff of nightmares by Lovegrove, James, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the stuff of nightmares

Overview: It's the autumn of 1890, and a spate of bombings has hit London. The newspapers are full of fevered speculation about anarchists, anti-monarchists and Fenians. But one man suspects an even more sinister hand behind the violence. Sherlock Holmes believes Professor Moriarty is orchestrating a nationwide campaign of terror, but to what end? At the same time, a bizarrely garbed figure has been spotted on the rooftops and in the grimy back alleys of the capital. He moves with the extraor

Nov 26, 2015
Sherlock Holmes - the thinking engine by Lovegrove, James, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the thinking engine

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Nov 26, 2015
Silent nights - Christmas mysteries by

Silent nights - Christmas mysteries

Nov 26, 2015
Stillwater by Lenhardt, Melissa, author.


"Former FBI agent Jack McBride took the job as Chief of Police for Stillwater, Texas, to start a new life with his teenage son, Ethan, away from the suspicions that surrounded his wife's disappearance a year earlier. With a low crime rate and a five-man police force, he expected it to be a nice, easy gig; hot checks, traffic violations, some drugs, occasional domestic disturbances, and petty theft. Instead, within a week he is investigating a staged murder-suicide, uncovering a decades old skele

Nov 26, 2015
Target in the night by Piglia, Ricardo

Target in the night

Nov 25, 2015
Target in the night by Piglia, Ricardo, author.

Target in the night

A passionate political and psychological thriller set in a remote Argentinean Pampas town, Target in the Night is an intense and tragic family history reminiscent of King Lear, in which the madness of the detective is integral to solving crimes. Target in the Night, a masterpiece, won every major literary prize in the Spanish language in 2011.

Nov 26, 2015
The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories by

The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories

Nov 26, 2015
The bottom of your heart - inferno for commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

The bottom of your heart - inferno for commissario Ricciardi

"In the middle of a summer heat wave, as Naples prepares for one of its most important holy days, a renowned surgeon falls to his death from the window of his office. For Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione it is the beginning of an investigation that will bring them into contact with the most torrid, conflicting and enduring of human passions. In the world Ricciardi and Maione are about to enter, infidelity appears inextricable from the most joyful expressions of love, and, this interdep

Nov 26, 2015