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Tipping the valet - a workplace mystery by Beck, K. K.

Tipping the valet - a workplace mystery

Jul 3, 2015
The valley of fear by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.

The valley of fear

Jul 3, 2015
Walking by night by Ellis, Kate, 1953-

Walking by night

Late one evening, a drunk teenage girl reports stumbling across a body in the local ruined abbey while taking a short cut home. But when no body is found, only Detective Inspector Joe Plantagenet believes her. Then a woman is reported missing, and Joe finds himself caught up in a complex investigation, where nothing is as it first appears.

Jul 3, 2015
Wrongful conviction - a Jean Jankowski mystery by Heijens, Janet.

Wrongful conviction - a Jean Jankowski mystery

Jul 3, 2015
Thoreau in Phantom Bog by Oak, B. B.

Thoreau in Phantom Bog

Jul 3, 2015
A study in death by Huber, Anna Lee.

A study in death

Seeking a respite from her pregnant sister's wedding plans in 19th-century Scotland, Lady Kiera Darby accepts a commission to paint the portrait of an abused baroness who is subsequently murdered.

Jul 3, 2015
Skeleton Plot by Gregson, J. M.

Skeleton Plot

Jul 3, 2015
The wounded thorn by Sampson, Fay, author.

The wounded thorn

Recently retired teacher Hilary decides that the best way to stop herself worrying about her husband, who's away doing voluntary work in war-torn Gaza, is to distract herself with a holiday. She invites her good friend Veronica, a recent widow, to accompany her on a trip to Glastonbury, to see the ancient sights. The pair are saddened to discover that the sacred Glastonbury Thorn tree has been severely damaged, and they wonder whether other local sites are under threat too. But even they are unp

Jul 3, 2015
A wicked deed by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

A wicked deed

"The murder of a student priest prompts Matthew Bartholomew to investigate, uncovering superstition and heresy at the heart of the Suffolk Parish where he has been sent to formally accept a gift."--

Jul 3, 2015
A summer of discontent by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

A summer of discontent

"When the Bishop of Ely is accused of murder, Matthew Bartholomew investigates the crime and in the midst of his inquiry is forced to acknowledge that another recently discovered corpse could be connected to the first crime."--

Jul 3, 2015
Wreck the halls by Graves, Sarah.

Wreck the halls

"Jacobia Tiptree's plans to spend the Christmas holidays renovating her home take a backseat when Faye Anne Carmody is accused of taking an axe to her no-good husband, but when another local citizen turns up dead, Jake begins to suspect a more fiendish murder plot."--

Jul 3, 2015
Superfluous women - a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Dunn, Carola, author.

Superfluous women - a Daisy Dalrymple mystery

"In England in the late 1920s, The Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, on a convalescent trip to the countryside, goes to visit three old school friends in the area. The three, all unmarried, have recently bought a house together. They are a part of the generation of "superfluous women"--brought up expecting marriage and a family, but left without any prospects after more than 700,000 British men were killed in the Great War. Daisy and her husband Alec--Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher,

Jul 3, 2015
Smaller and smaller circles by Batacan, F. H.

Smaller and smaller circles

"In northeast Manila's Quezon City is a district called Payatas--a 50-acre dump that is home to thousands of people who live off of what they can scavenge there. It is one of the poorest neighborhoods in a city whose law enforcement is already stretched thin, devoid of forensic resources and rife with corruption. So when the eviscerated bodies of teenage boys begin to appear in the dump heaps, there is no one to seek justice on their behalf. In the rainy summer of 1997, two Jesuit priests take t

Jul 3, 2015
Vixen by Pronzini, Bill.

Vixen

"When Nameless is hired by Cory Beckett, a beautiful young woman who claims to be a model, to find her missing brother, Kenneth, it seems to be a routine matter. Kenneth has fled San Francisco in a drug-induced panic to avoid trial on a charge of stealing a valuable necklace from the alcoholic wife of the man for whom he works, wealthy yachtsman Andrew Vorhees. When agency operative Jake Runyon locates and questions the frightened young man, Cory Beckett's motives come into question and the case

Jul 3, 2015
Well-Heeled by Siegel, Roz

Well-Heeled

Jul 3, 2015
Unleashed by Brady, Eileen

Unleashed

Jul 3, 2015
Two Bronze Pennies by Nickson, Chris

Two Bronze Pennies

Jul 3, 2015
The suspicion at Sanditon - or the disappearance of Lady Denham by Bebris, Carrie.

The suspicion at Sanditon - or the disappearance of Lady Denham

"Suspicion at Sanditon, a new adventure in Carrie Bebris's award-winning Mr. & Mrs. Darcy Mystery series, takes Fitzwilliam and Elizabeth Darcy to Sanditon, the setting of Jane Austen's final work. There, accompanied by their friend Miss Charlotte Heywood, they encounter an array of eccentric villagers and visitors. Among Sanditon's most prominent residents: Lady Denham, a childless, twice-widowed dowager with a fortune to bequeath and a flight of distant relations circling for a place in her wi

Jul 3, 2015
The Wild Inside - a novel of suspense by Carbo, Christine, author.

The Wild Inside - a novel of suspense

Jul 3, 2015
Tyrant of the mind by Royal, Priscilla.

Tyrant of the mind

A nun and a monk defy death and dishonor at her family's Welsh fortress ... In the winter of 1271, Death stalks the corridors of Wynethorpe Castle on the Welsh border. When the Grim Reaper touches the beloved grandson of the castle lord, Baron Adam sends for his daughter, Prioress Eleanor of Tyndal, and her sub-infirmarian, Sister Anne, to save the child with prayers and healing talents. Escorting them to the remote fortress is Brother Thomas, an unwilling monk fighting his private demons. Death

Jul 3, 2015