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A brilliant death - a novel by Yocum, Robin.

A brilliant death - a novel

Travis Baron was an infant when his mother disappeared. Did she die in a boating accident with her lover? After two decades, her body has never been found. Now in high school, Travis and his best friend Mitch Malone try to piece together the truth, with the help of an unlikely ally--a former detective who has served time for falsifiying evidence.

Apr 28, 2016
Yellowstone Standoff by Graham, Scott

Yellowstone Standoff

Apr 28, 2016
Written Off by Copperman, E. J.

Written Off

Apr 28, 2016
Apricot's revenge - a crime novel by Song, Ying, 1944- author.

Apricot's revenge - a crime novel

"A business tycoon in China is found dead; he apparently suffered a heart attack while swimming. His body is washed onto a beach in a popular resort known as the Hawaii of the East. But soon it becomes clear that he was murdered. Three immediate beneficiaries of his death become the suspects: the vice president of the company, Zhou, who is in line to take over his position; his young widow, Zhu, who stands to inherit a huge amount of wealth; and his arch business rival, Hong, who is competing in

Apr 28, 2016
The black rose of Florence by Giuttari, Michele, 1950- author.

The black rose of Florence

A beautiful young woman, a member of the Florentine jet set, is found dead - choked to death - in her apartment. She has been left naked on her bed, a black rose on her body. Chief Superindendent Michele Ferrara, just back from Rome, is all too familiar with the dark side of Florence. But he is up against a mysterious, powerful enemy who would do anything to hide his identity, and manages to controls events at every turn. As more violent deaths occur, Ferrara has to face the most insidious inves

Apr 28, 2016
That bright land - a novel by Roberts, Terry, 1956- author.

That bright land - a novel

Apr 28, 2016
Title wave by Barrett, Lorna, author.

Title wave

"Tricia and Angelica leave Booktown behind for a pleasure cruise, but they're going to need their life jackets because a murderer has also booked passage in Lorna Barrett's New York Times bestselling series. While her bookstore, Haven't Got a Clue, is rebuilt following a devastating fire, Tricia Miles and her sister, Angelica, decide to book a cruise for some much needed R&R. Naturally they choose a Mystery Lovers cruise, where they can ponder whodunnit in Adirondack chairs while sipping colorf

Apr 28, 2016
Stabbing in the senate by Shogan, Colleen J.

Stabbing in the senate

Apr 28, 2016
Rio Noir by Bellotto, Tony (EDT)/ Landers, Clifford (TRN)

Rio Noir

Apr 28, 2016
The bastards of Pizzofalcone by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

The bastards of Pizzofalcone

"They've made a fresh start at the Pizzofalcone precinct of Naples. They fired every member of the investigative branch after they were found guilty of corruption. Now, there's a group of detectives, a new commissario, and a new superintendent. The new cops immediately find themselves investigating a high-profile murder that has the whole town on edge. Heading the investigation is Inspector Lojacono, known as "the Chinaman," a cop with a checkered past who is currently riding a reputation as a

Apr 28, 2016
Antiques fate by Allan, Barbara.

Antiques fate

A theater owner drops dead, getting Brandy and Vivian entangled in a progressively perilous murder plot.

Apr 28, 2016
A body at book club by Spann Craig, Elizabeth, author.

A body at book club

"When octogenarian sleuth Myrtle Clover discovers Naomi Pelter's dead body during a book club meeting, the other members seem shocked. But Myrtle can read between the lines. Naomi had riled everyone up by flirting with other people's husbands, arguing with neighbors, and generally making a nuisance of herself. Murdering troublemakers is the oldest trick in the book. The book club members seem too sweet to be killers, but Myrtle knows better than to judge books by their covers."--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 28, 2016
Blood orange by Albert, Susan Wittig.

Blood orange

"... China comes to the aid of a nurse who ends up in the hospital ... It's mid-April in Pecan Springs, and China is renting her guest cottage to Kelly Kaufman, who needs a temporary place to live as she contends with a very acrimonious divorce from her husband, Rich. One nasty point of dispute is her part ownership of the Comanche Creek Brewing Company, which she is refusing to sell. At the same time, as a nurse employed by a local hospice, Kelly has discovered instances of suspicious practices

Apr 28, 2016
None so blind by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947- author.

None so blind

Twenty years ago, a raw and impressionable Detective Michael Green helped convict a young professor for the murder of an attractive co-ed. From behind bars, the man continued to hound Green with letters protesting his innocence. Shortly after being paroled, he is found dead. Is it suicide? Revenge? Or had Green made the biggest mistake of his career? a mistake which cost an innocent man his liberty and ultimately his life? To determine the truth, Green is forced to re-examine old evidence and op

Apr 28, 2016
Nantucket grand by Axelrod, Steven, author.

Nantucket grand

During a long winter and short, chilly spring, a series of disturbing incidents rock the small resort island of Nantucket. A Land Bank executive dies in a suspicious hunting accident, a prominent local family's historic summer cottage burns down in an arson fire, and a teenage girl lies comatose from a drug overdose. When spring turns to summer and the tourists flood the island, the mysterious cycle of violence spins faster. A young Jamaican boy is found dead in the harbor, a sex-for-drugs porno

Apr 28, 2016
The mystery of a hansom cab by Hume, Fergus, 1859-1932.

The mystery of a hansom cab

Fergus Hume's sensational novel The Mystery of a Hansom Cab is Australia's original blockbuster and international best-selling crime novel. First published in 1886, it was an overnight sensation, selling hundreds of thousands of copies around the world and being translated into eleven languages. Over a century later, Hansom Cab has lost none of its page-turning power. Set in the charming and deadly streets of Melbourne, this vivid and brilliantly plotted murder thriller tells the story of a crim

Apr 28, 2016
Child not found - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962- author.

Child not found - a Tucker mystery

Apr 28, 2016
Back lash by Knopf, Chris, author.

Back lash

Apr 28, 2016
Quarry's vote by Collins, Max Allan, author.

Quarry's vote

"Now retired and happily married, Quarry turns down a million-dollar contract to assassinate a presidential candidate. It's not the sort of assignment you can just walk away from without consequences--but coming after Quarry has consequences, too."--

Apr 28, 2016
Not Dead Enough by Easley, Warren C.

Not Dead Enough

Apr 28, 2016