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Speaking of murder - A Milan Jacovich mystery by Roberts, Les, author. Speaking of murder - A Milan Jacovich mystery

When a celebrity-packed motivational event turns deadly, Cleveland private eye Milan Jacovich (MY-lan YOCK-ovitch) finds himself caught up in the mess. Milan and his associate Kevin "K.O." O'Bannion are hired as extra security for several high-profile inspirational speakers at a convention in downtown Cleveland, where they get off to a rocky start. Each special guest seems more unpleasant than the last--particularly Tommy Triller, the main draw for the weekend, with an ego to match his bank acco

Sep 28, 2016
Sorrow road by Keller, Julia, author. Sorrow road

"From the small towns of Appalachia they came, the young men who joined the fight for liberty in World War II. Now they are elderly, and some of them--like Harmon Strayer, father of prosecutor Bell Elkins's former law school classmate--suffer from Alzheimer's. When Harmon dies in an Alzheimer's care facility from what appear to be natural causes, Bell confronts a mystery that brims with questions about memory, grief and the lethal cost of burying the past. During a winter of record snow and cold

Sep 22, 2016
Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M, author. Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery

A holiday on the picturesque island of Alderney leads to a case of cold-blooded murder for American Anglophile Dorothy Martin. When Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired police detective Alan Nesbitt, decide to visit the beautiful island of Alderney in the English Channel, they hope for a pleasant, peaceful holiday. It's not to be. Taking a walk on their very first day, they discover a body, apparently the victim of an unfortunate accident, on a precipitous hill path. The dead man, they learn,

Sep 22, 2016
Skin and bone - a mystery by Blake, Robin, 1948- author. Skin and bone - a mystery

"It's 1743, and the tanners of Preston are a pariah community, plying their unwholesome trade beside a stretch of riverside marsh where many Prestonians by ancient right graze their livestock. When the body of a newborn child is found in one of their tanning pits, Cragg's inquiry falls foul of a cabal of merchants dead set on modernizing the town's economy and regarding the despised tanners--and Cragg's apparent championship of them--as obstacles to their plan. The murder of a baby is just the e

Sep 28, 2016
Silver spire by Goldsborough, Robert. Silver spire

Nero Wolfe and sidekick Archie Goodwin tackle the powerful high-stakes world of mass-media evangelism as they try to protect one of America's most beloved preachers.

Sep 22, 2016
Shoot 'em up by Mack, Janey, author. Shoot 'em up

Sep 28, 2016
Sergeant Cluff stands firm by North, Gil, 1916- author. Sergeant Cluff stands firm

Amy Snowden, in middle age, has long since settled into a lonely life in the Yorkshire town of Gunnarshaw, until--to her neighbours' surprise--she suddenly marries a much younger man. Months later, Amy is found dead--apparently by her own hand--and her husband, Wright, has disappeared. Sergeant Caleb Cluff--silent, watchful, a man at home in the bleak moorland landscape of Gunnarshaw--must find the truth about the couple's unlikely marriage, and solve the riddle of Amy's death.

Sep 22, 2016
Seeds of Deception by Connolly, Sheila Seeds of Deception

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

Sep 28, 2016
San Francisco noir 2 - the classics by San Francisco noir 2 - the classics

Past meets present as some of the great storytellers of the past conspire with contemporary noir virtuosos to showcase the criminal legacy of the city by the bay.

Sep 22, 2016
Salem's cipher by Lourey, Jess, 1970- author. Salem's cipher

Sep 28, 2016
Robert B. Parker's Debt to pay - a Jesse Stone novel by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956- author. Robert B. Parker's Debt to pay - a Jesse Stone novel

"All is quiet in Paradise, except for a spate of innocuous vandalism. Good thing, too, because Jesse Stone is preoccupied with the women in his life, both past and present."--

Sep 28, 2016
Rob thy neighbor by Thurlo, David, author. Rob thy neighbor

"Charlie Henry and his friends are enjoying a cookout on a relaxing Sunday afternoon. But when a gunshot rings out in the neighborhood, Charlie is abruptly brought back to a world he's all too familiar with. As he and best friend Gordon run to the source of the shot, they happen upon two masked intruders in their next-door neighbor's house. The men seem to be there to kidnap Sam Randall, the owner of the home, but upon the interruption from Charlie and Gordon, they abandon their mark and get awa

Sep 22, 2016
Revenge in a cold river - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne, author. Revenge in a cold river - a William Monk novel

"Commander William Monk has learned to live with the fact that he cannot remember the events of his life prior to a horrific carriage accident years ago. But when a ghost from his past, a man he has no recollection of, attempts to frame him for a series of murders, he must rely on the help of his wife Hester and his close friend Oliver Rathbone in order to free himself--from both the charges, and the demons that have haunted him since the accident"--

Sep 28, 2016
Return to Umbria by Wagner, David P. Return to Umbria

Sep 28, 2016
Pushing up daisies - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C., author. Pushing up daisies - an Agatha Raisin mystery

"Gloria French was a jolly widow with dyed blonde hair, a raucous laugh and rosy cheeks. When she first moved from London to the charming Cotswolds Hills, she was heartily welcomed. She seemed a do-gooder par excellence, raising funds for the church and caring for the elderly. But she had a nasty habit of borrowing things and not giving them back, just small things, a teapot here, a set of silverware there. So it's quite the shock when she is found dead, murdered by a poisoned bottle of elderber

Sep 28, 2016
Presumption of guilt by Mayor, Archer, author. Presumption of guilt

"A forty-year-old skeleton is found encased in a concrete slab at a recently decommissioned nuclear energy site. It becomes a case for the Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI) and its leader, Joe Gunther, since they have the resources and the ability toinvestigate an old, very cold, missing persons case that has now been reclassified as murder. The victim was Hank Mitchell, and Gunther must chase down old rumors and speculations who benefited from his death and the disappearance of his body? An

Sep 28, 2016
Point of honour by Robins, Madeleine. Point of honour

Sep 28, 2016
Playing with fire - a Daniel Jacobus mystery by Elias, Gerald, author. Playing with fire - a Daniel Jacobus mystery

"Blind violinist Daniel Jacobus is living in self-imposed exile and enjoying a peaceful Christmas Eve when he receives an anxious phone call from obscure violin-maker Amadeo Borlotti, urgently requesting a meeting. In their festivity, Daniel Jacobus and his dear friends Nathaniel and Yumi make light of it and dismiss Borlotti's request. But when Borlotti goes mising after a fire in his shop, it's up to Jacobus and his team to investigate the disappearance. Where are the violins which should have

Sep 22, 2016
Out of range by Box, C. J., author. Out of range

Game warden Joe Pickett is attempting to enjoy - all right, survive - his mother-in-law's wedding to a local big-shot rancher when he receives some disturbing news: Will Jensen, a fellow Wyoming game warden and a good friend, has killed himself. And Joe's been picked to temporarily run Jensen's Teton district. Jackson, Wyoming, is a far cry from Joe's hometown of Saddlestring - it's the epicenter for many environmental extremists and an elite playground for the rich and powerful, and Joe quickly

Sep 28, 2016