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Far empty by Scott, J. Todd., author.

Far empty

Chris Cherry, a newly minted sheriff's deputy in a small Texas border town, and seventeen-year-old Caleb Ross form an unlikely partnership as they investigate growing suspicions about the disappearance of Caleb's mother.

Jun 30, 2016
A golden cage by Freydont, Shelley, author.

A golden cage

"At the close of the nineteenth century, Newport, Rhode Island, is the queen of Gilded Age resorts. It is a place of privilege, glamour, and secrets, and in the midst of this splendor, headstrong young heiress Deanna Randolph makes her debut into society. With her mother in Europe, Deanna is staying with the Ballard family, who agree to chaperone her through the summer season and guide her toward an advantageous marriage proposal--or so her mother hopes. Relishing her new freedom, Deanna is more

Jun 30, 2016
The secret of High Eldersham by Burton, Miles, 1884-1964, author.

The secret of High Eldersham

"Samuel Whitehead, landlord of the Rose and Crown, is a stranger in the lonely East Anglian village of High Eldersham. When the newcomer is stabbed to death in his pub, and Scotland Yard are called to the scene, it seems that the veil dividing High Eldersham from the outside world is about to be lifted. Detective-Inspector Young forms a theory about the case so utterly impossible that merely entertaining the suspicion makes him doubt his own sanity. Surrounded by sinister forces beyond his under

Jun 30, 2016
Treason in the Secret City - A World War Two Mystery Set in Tennessee by Fanning, Diane

Treason in the Secret City - A World War Two Mystery Set in Tennessee

Jun 30, 2016
These Honored Dead by Putnam, Jonathan

These Honored Dead

Jun 30, 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 sourceof 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 away

Jun 30, 2016
Rise the Dark by Koryta, Michael

Rise the Dark

Jun 30, 2016
Death in West Wheeling by Dymmoch, Michael Allen.

Death in West Wheeling

Jun 30, 2016
Bones and Roses - a Cypress Bay mystery / Eileen Goudge. by Goudge, Eileen.

Bones and Roses - a Cypress Bay mystery / Eileen Goudge.

After wrecking her real estate career in a booze-fueled blowout, Cypress Bay property manager and recovering alcoholic Tish Ballard thought she had put her past behind her. But when she opens an old trunk, a bequest from an anonymous benefactor,she finds it filled with bones and roses. Suddenly Tish is plunged into a murder case that dates back to her childhood. Pitted against her high school crush, homicide detective Spence Breedlover, she finds herself in jeopardy -- in more ways than one.

Jun 30, 2016
The skeleton's knee by Mayor, Archer.

The skeleton's knee

A hermit dies in the hospital of a bullet he received twenty years earlier. At his mountaintop home, a skeleton with a bullet hole and a metal knee is found buried in the yard. On the way to the medical examiner's office, the hearse comes under machine gun fire. A long-hidden crime is obviously very much on someone's mind - someone who would love to destroy what little evidence remains. The serial number on the metal knee takes Joe Gunther to Chicago, where he is snubbed by the big city cops, an

Jun 30, 2016
Scent of evil by Mayor, Archer.

Scent of evil

In Brattleboro, Vermont, Joe Gunther's detective squad begins to research a hand found in the dirt at a construction site. Before long several more people are dead including one of the town's biggest drug dealers. Working in one of the worst heat waves in a decade, Gunther struggles to figure out the person behind the crimes.

Jun 30, 2016
Written off by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author.

Written off

Jun 30, 2016
Destiny's pawn - a Peyton Cote novel by Keeley, D.A., 1970- author.

Destiny's pawn - a Peyton Cote novel

Jun 30, 2016
Classic at bay - a case for Jack Colby, car detective by Myers, Amy, 1938- author.

Classic at bay - a case for Jack Colby, car detective

"When Jack Colby hears a rumour that Old Herne's, the club for aviation and classic car veterans, is closing, he is appalled, and attends its annual event with foreboding. His instinct is right. He has been commissioned to investigate the theft of the Porsche car belonging to its manager, the popular Mike Nelson, but now far worse problems threaten the club when brutal murder proves to be on the agenda."--Dust jacket flap.

Jun 30, 2016
Chenoo - a novel by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

Chenoo - a novel

"Jacob Neptune, a wise-cracking, two-fisted Penacook private investigator with a checkered past, lives in upstate New York--four hundred miles from his tribal community on Abenaki Island. Then one night the phone rings. "We. got. trouble," Neptune's cousin Dennis says from the other end. And trouble is where it all starts in this brilliant, often hilarious novel by acclaimed Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac. Attacked by bikers before he can even board his plane, Neptune--"Podjo" to his friends

Jun 30, 2016
Murder, handcrafted by Alan, Isabella.

Murder, handcrafted

Jun 30, 2016
Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery by Quigley, Jeanne, author.

Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery

"Retired soap opera actress Veronica Walsh leads a fulfilling second act in her Adirondack hometown of Barton. Her boutique, All Things, is thriving and she enjoys a romance with Professor Mark Burke. She has neither the time nor the desire to be an amateur sleuth. Trouble finds her when architect Scott Culverson buys a vintage box at the village's annual flea market and discovers a valuable painting and love letter inside a locked drawer. The awe over the masterpiece, a 1920's portrait of Barto

Jun 30, 2016
Murder most fowl by Maxwell, Edith, author.

Murder most fowl

"Spring may be just around the corner, but a cold-blooded killer has put the big chill on the residents of Westbury, Massachusetts. It looks like organic farmer-turned-sleuth Cam Flaherty will have to set aside her seedlings for the time being as she tills the soil for clues in the mysterious death of a local poultry maven. With the weather getting warmer, Cam should be spending her days pruning blueberry bushes and taking care of the new batch of chicks that just hatched. But murder knows no s

Jun 30, 2016
Sidney Chambers and the dangers of temptation by Runcie, James, 1959- author.

Sidney Chambers and the dangers of temptation

Collects six new stories featuring the priest and part-time detective Sidney Chambers, in which he helps a youth in a hippie commune, a student who is divested of a family heirloom, and his former curate, who has been tied to an arson attack.

Jun 30, 2016
Not dead enough - a Cal Claxton Oregon mystery by Easley, Warren C., author.

Not dead enough - a Cal Claxton Oregon mystery

The first closing of the floodgates of the mammoth Dalles Dam on the Columbia River inundated the sacred falls and the Native American village at Celilo which depended on the river's magnificent fish. Nelson Queah, Wasco Indian, war hero, and passionate opponent of the dam, watched helplessly as 10,000 years of tribal history and fishing tradition disappeared. That 1957 night, Nelson Queah vanished without a trace. Fifty years later, attorney Cal Claxton, new to Portland after a career as a pros

Jun 30, 2016