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The girls she left behind - a Lizzie Snow novel by Graves, Sarah, 1951- author.

The girls she left behind - a Lizzie Snow novel

"After ten years as a captive of kidnapper Henry Gemmerle, Joan Crimmins eludes the media and spurns the family who failed to search for her. Instead, she settles in the remote Maine town of Bearkill. But when Gemmerle flees a prison clinic and a 16-year-old Bearkill girl vanishes, Aroostook County Sheriff's deputy Lizzie Snow knows that Joan's painful past has just become another young woman's horrifying future"--

Feb 6, 2016
The ghost walker by Coel, Margaret, 1937-, author

The ghost walker

The sleuthing priest working on an Indian reservation, Father O'Malley, reports a body in the snow, but when police arrive on the scene the body has vanished. The Indians claim it must have been a ghost, but Father O'Malley doesn't believe in ghosts, especially since he stopped drinking.

Feb 6, 2016
The ex - a novel by Burke, Alafair, author.

The ex - a novel

After agreeing to defend her ex-fiance´ when he is arrested for a triple homicide, top criminal lawyer, Olivia Randall begins to have doubts as the evidence mounts against him.

Feb 6, 2016
The death of a Mafia don by Giuttari, Michele, 1950-

The death of a Mafia don

Feb 4, 2016
The cunning house by Turley, Richard Marggraf, 1970- author.

The cunning house

London, 1810. In Vere Street is a house where men assemble to indulge passions for which the age will hang them. A raid on this notorious tavern sees the city gripped with hatred of Mollies, coupled with suspicion of their political sympathies. A few miles away in St. James's Palace, the Duke of Cumberland's valet suffers a violent death, which the authorities are anxious to see only as suicide. Caught between these two events, Wyre is reluctantly drawn into a network of dark alliances that appe

Feb 6, 2016
The Cracked Spine by Shelton, Paige, author.

The Cracked Spine

"In need of a good adventure, Delaney Nichols takes the leap and moves to Edinburgh, Scotland to start a job at The Cracked Spine. She doesn't know much about what she's gotten herself into, other than that the work sounds exciting, and that her new boss, Edwin MacAlister, has given her the opportunity of a lifetime. Edwin has promised that she'll be working with "a desk that has seen the likes of kings and queens, paupers and princes," and Delaney can't wait to get started. When she arri

Feb 6, 2016
The covenant - a mystery by Crook, Jeff.

The covenant - a mystery

"Jackie Lyons investigates a father's mysterious death, in the second installment of her ghostly mystery series. When photographer and former Memphis police detective Jackie Lyons finds Sam Loftin's lifeless body in the same location where his daughter died five years earlier, there's no reason to think he didn't kill himself, too. No reason, except Jackie has just seen Sam's ghost act out the last violent moments of his life. In investigating his murder, Jackie is drawn into a tumultuous battle

Feb 6, 2016
The considerate killer by Kaaberbøl, Lene.

The considerate killer

"On her way home from a grocery shopping trip, Nina Borg is attacked from behind in a parking lot. Dazed and half-conscious, she hears her assailant ask for her forgiveness. Only later does she understand that this isn't for what he's just done, but for what he plans to do to. As a Red Cross nurse, Nina typically finds herself fighting for others' lives, not her own. For the first time, she's the primary target of a hit, and it slowly dawns on her that this case is connected to a surprising and

Jan 30, 2016
The cat who sniffed glue by Braun, Lilian Jackson.

The cat who sniffed glue

Jim Qwillerman and his feline sleuthing companions search for a motive to the murder of Harley Fitch and his pregnant wife Belle in the isolated community of Picka

Feb 6, 2016
The case of the missing Morris dancer by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author.

The case of the missing Morris dancer

"The Anwen Morris Dancers are to play a pivotal role in the imminent nuptials of Henry, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth. But it looks as though the wedding plans might go awry unless Mavis, Annie, Carol and Christine can help Althea, the Dowager Duchess, by finding a missing Morris man and a set of ancient and valuable artefacts in time for her son's wedding. Anwen-by-Wye might look like an idyllic Welsh village where family values reign and traditions still mean something in a modern world, bu

Feb 6, 2016
The case of Lisandra P. by Grémillon, Hélène, author.

The case of Lisandra P.

The acclaimed author of The Confidant returns with a gripping psychological novel for fans of The Girl on the Train and The Silent Wife about a wife's secrets, a husband accused of murder, and a marriage gone terribly wrong. Buenos Aires, 1987. When a beautiful young woman named Lisandra is found dead at the foot of a six-story building, her husband, a psychoanalyst, is immediately arrested for her murder. Convinced of Vittorio's innocence, one of his patients, Eva Maria, is drawn into the inves

Feb 6, 2016
The Butcher Bird - A Somershill Manor Mystery by Sykes, S. D.

The Butcher Bird - A Somershill Manor Mystery

Feb 6, 2016
The Blood Strand by Ould, Chris

The Blood Strand

Feb 6, 2016
The bitter season by Hoag, Tami, author.

The bitter season

"While Nikki spends time with her family and misses more satisfying work with her former partner, Sam struggles with a rookie new partner and investigates a double homicide before unexpectedly teaming up with Nikki to stop a threat against a former foster child."--

Feb 6, 2016
The big rewind by Cudmore, Libby, author.

The big rewind

Raymond Chandler meets Nick Hornby in this clever noir romp through hipster Brooklyn as a mysterious mix tape puts a young amateur sleuth on the hunt for a killer-and for the truths hidden within her own heart. Jett Bennett moved to New York to become a music journalist. What she found was a temp gig as a proofreader, but at least she's fitting in with the artists and musicians in the tragically hip Brooklyn neighborhood she calls home. But when Jett opens up her mail and finds a mix tape meant

Feb 6, 2016
Terror in taffeta - a mystery by Cooper, Marla, author.

Terror in taffeta - a mystery

"Wedding planner Kelsey McKenna is just a few hours away from wrapping up her latest job: a destination wedding in the charming, colonial Mexican town of San Miguel de Allende. The reception is all set up, the tequila donkey is waiting outside, and the bride and groom are standing on the altar, pledging their eternal love. But just as the priest is about to pronounce them husband and wife, one of the bridesmaids upstages the couple by collapsing into a floral arrangement. Worst of all, Ke

Feb 6, 2016
Sweet pepper hero by Cook, J. J, author.

Sweet pepper hero

"Called in to investigate a local moonshine distillery that was set ablaze, fire chief Stella Griffin, while preparing to judge the annual recipe contest, turns to the town's elders for answers and discovers a revived whiskey war that could cause her town to go down in flames. Includes recipes."--

Feb 3, 2016
Summit Lake by Donlea, Charlie.

Summit Lake

"Set in a small, picturesque North Carolina town, Charlie Donlea’s suspenseful debut novel tells the haunting story of a murdered law school student, the reporter assigned to her story—and the intimate connection that comes when the living walk in the footsteps of the dead."--

Feb 6, 2016
Stop the Presses! by Goldsborough, Robert

Stop the Presses!

Feb 6, 2016
Stiff competition by Ryan, Annelise, author.

Stiff competition

Deputy coroner Mattie Winston investigates a real estate developer's murder while hunting for Detective Hurley's missing teenage daughter.

Feb 6, 2016