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The ghost fields by Griffiths, Elly, author.

The ghost fields

"The macabre discovery of a downed WWII plane with the pilot's skeleton still inside leads Ruth and DCI Nelson to uncover a wealthy family's secrets in the seventh Ruth Galloway mystery" --

May 24, 2015
Bitter Creek by Bowen, Peter, 1945- author.

Bitter Creek

Lieutenant John Patchen has come to Montana to persuade Chappie Plaquemines, his former gunnery sergeant in Iraq and the son of Gabriel Du Pre´'s girlfriend, to accept the Navy Cross. First, however, Du Pre´ and Patchen must find the wounded marine, who was last seen drinking heavily in the Toussaint Saloon. They locate him soon enough, disheveled and stinking of stale booze, but a sobering visit to a medicine man's sweat lodge reveals a much greater mystery: the unsolved case of a band of Me´ti

May 24, 2015
Someone Always Knows by Muller, Marcia

Someone Always Knows

May 24, 2015
The postman always purls twice by Canadeo, Anne, 1955- author.

The postman always purls twice

"In the seventh installment in the Black Sheep Knitting Mystery series, the knitters see the darker side of Hollywood when Maggie's shop is used as a set for a big budget, star-studded movie"--

May 24, 2015
Once burned by Boyle, Gerry, 1956- author.

Once burned

"There's something smoldering in the drop-dead pretty town of Sanctuary, Maine, and veteran crime reporter Jack McMorrow is back to sniff it out. In this long-awaited tenth installment of the wildly popular McMorrow mystery series, best-selling author Gerry Boyle crafts a smoking-hot story that will keep you riveted until the very last page. For the moment, life is briefly as it should be for Jack McMorrow: He and his wife Roxanne have retreated from the stress and danger of their day jobs to ra

May 24, 2015
The ravens by Sundstøl, Vidar, 1963- author.

The ravens

"It's been a long, dark time since a gruesome discovery drew U.S. Forest Service ranger Lance Hansen into a murder investigation that is now approaching a resolution--although not to his satisfaction. In fact, the mysteries have been multiplying and getting uncomfortably close to home. On the run after a hunting expedition with his brother Andy went awry, Lance is haunted by visions of Swamper Caribou, the Ojibwe medicine man whose death a century earlier remains unexplained. Willy Dupree, Lance

May 24, 2015
Robert B. Parker's kickback by Atkins, Ace, author.

Robert B. Parker's kickback

"What started out as a joke landed seventeen-year-old Dillon Yates in a lockdown juvenile facility in Boston Harbor. When he set up a prank Twitter account for his vice principal, he never dreamed he could be brought up on criminal charges, but that's exactly what happened. This is Blackburn, Massachusetts, where zero tolerance for minors is a way of life. Leading the movement is tough-as-nails Judge Joe Scali, who gives speeches about getting tough on today's wild youth. But Dillon's mother, wh

May 24, 2015
The only good Yankee by Abbott, Jeff.

The only good Yankee

Mirabeau, Texas, is a dynamite little town--especially when toolsheds, doghouses, and mailboxes mysteriously begin to explode. So far, the sole victim is local librarian Jordan Poteet, struck by a chunk of his girlfriend's mailbox. Yet Jordy gets an even bigger jolt when his ex-girlfriend, Lorna, arrives from Boston. She's come to scoop up everybody's riverfront property--and, if possible, Jordy as well.

May 24, 2015
Ruined abbey - a mystery by Emery, Anne, author.

Ruined abbey - a mystery

"It's 1989. The Troubles are raging in Ireland, bombs exploding in England. In this prequel to the Collins-Burke series, Father Brennan Burke is home in New York when news of his sister's arrest in London sends him flying across the ocean. The family troubles deepen when Brennan's cousin Conn is charged with the murder of a Special Branch detective and suspected in a terrorist plot against Westminster Abbey. The Burkes come under surveillance by the murdered cop's partner and are caught in a tan

May 24, 2015
The case of the Sin City sister by Hinton, J. Lynne

The case of the Sin City sister

"Years ago, Eve heard God's call to become a nun, but her recent stint moonlighting at her father's detective agency invigorates her so much that she's wrestling with her vocation. She's working with him on a case involving a miner in New Mexico when alarming news develops: her sister Dorisanne is missing. The authorities won't act without evidence of a crime, but Eve knows something suspicious -- and possibly deadly -- is afoot. Challenged to put her newfound gifts as a PI to the test, Sister E

May 24, 2015
The further adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Albino's treasure by Douglas, Stuart, author.

The further adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Albino's treasure

"When anarchists attack a painting of the Prime Minister and suggest that the man himself could be next, Scotland Yard have no choice but to call in Sherlock Holmes. It is just the start of an adventure that sees Holmes and Watson on the trail of a centures-old puzzle, a puzzle that they are not alone in trying to unravel. As the master cirminal The Albino closes in on them, not to mention the mysterious Lord of Strange deaths, Holmes and Watson find themselves in a race to solve the clues and l

May 24, 2015
Down among the dead men - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter.

Down among the dead men - a Peter Diamond investigation

May 24, 2015
Last words by Zahradnik, Rich, author.

Last words

May 24, 2015
Exit stage left by Ison, Graham, author.

Exit stage left

Detective Chief Inspector Brock investigates the murder of a well-known actor When the body of Lancelot Foley, a well-known actor, is discovered in an excavation in a fashionable Chelsea street one snowy February morning, Detective Chief Inspector Harry Brock is assigned the case. Is the dead man's wife, fellow actress Vanessa Drummond, as innocent as she would like the police to believe? As Brock - aided by Detective Sergeant Dave Poole and Kate Ebdon, his Australian-born detective inspector -

May 24, 2015
Quarry's list. by Collins, Max Allan.

Quarry's list.

"Killer-for-hire Quarry is trying to lie low when he gets a midnight visit from two other gunmen sent by an old associate. Someone wants Quarry off the scene--for keeps. Back in print, this early crime novel by the author of The Road to Perdition shows once again that nobody is harder-boiled than Quarry."--

May 24, 2015
A winsome murder by DeVita, James, author.

A winsome murder

"A serial killer brings bloody murder to the pastoral Wisconsin town of Winsome Bay, requiring the expertise of detective James Mangan, a hard-bitten Chicago cop with an unexpected knowledge of Shakespeare."--

May 24, 2015
Seven threadly sins by Bolin, Janet, author.

Seven threadly sins

"Fashion turns killer in the latest novel from the national bestselling author of the Threadville mysteries. Threadville, Pennsylvania, is famous for its fabric, needlecraft, and embroidery, so it's only natural that it would become the home of the Threadville Academy of Design and Modeling. While Willow Vanderling has certainly never wanted to be a model, here she is, voluntarily strutting her stuff in a charity runway show in outrageous clothing, all to support the Academy's scholarship fund.

May 24, 2015
One foot in the grape by O'Neil, Carlene, author.

One foot in the grape

"In California wine country, the town of Cypress Cove may seem peaceful. But someone's about to pop their cork...After losing her job as a photojournalist, Penny Lively is trying to get her life back in focus. Inheriting the family winery from her late aunt may be the fresh start she needs. Thankfully she's got her niece Hayley and her handsome winery manager Connor to help. But the person in need of more urgent assistance is Antonia Martinelli, the owner of the neighboring winery, who has her o

May 24, 2015
Love's alchemy - A John Donne mystery by Crockett, Bryan.

Love's alchemy - A John Donne mystery

Donne is summoned to meet with Cecil, who suborns the struggling poet as a spy to infiltrate the underground network of English Catholics, seeking Jesuit priests. But Donne wants no part of any spying. He sets out instead to outwit Cecil as he journeys with Lady Bedford's crafty old manservant through dangerous territory, surviving plots and threats by his wits, aid from the quick-spirited Anne, and a strong dose of gallows humor.

May 24, 2015
Fillet of murder by Reilly, Linda S., author.

Fillet of murder

"Talia Marby serves up delectable English deep fried fare in the heart of the Berkshires--but she soon discovers there's something fishy going on...Sometimes in this life, you have to fish or cut bait. After walking away from a miserable job and an even worse boyfriend, Talia Marby has no regrets. She's returned to her hometown and is happy to help her dear friend Bea Lambert by working at Lambert's Fish & Chips, a cornerstone of a charming shopping plaza designed to resemble an old English vill

May 24, 2015