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In vino veritas by Turnbull, Peter, 1950- author.

In vino veritas

Andrew "Big Andy" Cragg's drunken disclosure in a West London pub to an undercover Scotland Yard detective that he was once party to the disposal of the body of a murder victim sets a sinister and disturbing chain of events in motion for Harry Vicary and his team. A body is found exactly where Andrew Cragg said it would be, and the subsequent investigation plunges Vicary into a labyrinth world of contract killings, witness intimidation and large-scale money laundering. Can he piece together th

Feb 7, 2016
The grim steeper by Cooper, Amanda, 1957-, author

The grim steeper

"Mid-October in the charming Finger Lakes town of Gracious Grove means it's time for the annual Fall Fling Townwide Tea Party. The highlight of the festivities is a roaming tea-tasting, which includes a stop at Auntie Rose's Victorian Tea House. Sophie Taylor would like to share her enjoyment of the event with her sort-of boyfriend, English teacher Jason Murphy, but Jason's dean has accused him of falsifying grades to help an athlete at the local college. Steamed and stressed, Jason shows up the

Feb 7, 2016
The sleeping doll by Deaver, Jeffery, author

The sleeping doll

Special agent Kathryn Dance and her partners at the California Bureau of Investigation hunt down escaped killer Daniel Pell, a self-styled Charles Manson. Pell is a master of control, who mesmerizes, seduces, and exploits people for his own murderous ends.

Feb 7, 2016
A glancing light - a Chris Norgren mystery by Elkins, Aaron J., author

A glancing light - a Chris Norgren mystery

Chris Norgren, Seattle museum curator, investigates a two-year-old international art theft in Italy.

Feb 7, 2016
Murder of a lady - a Scottish mystery by Wynne, Anthony, 1882-1963, author.

Murder of a lady - a Scottish mystery

"Duchlan Castle is a gloomy, forbidding place in the Scottish Highlands. Late one night the body of Mary Gregor, sister of the laird of Duchlan, is found in the castle. She has been stabbed to death in her bedroom--but the room is locked from within and the windows are barred. The only tiny clue to the culprit is a silver fish's scale, left on the floor next to Mary's body. Inspector Dundas is dispatched to Duchlan to investigate the case. The Gregor family and their servants are quick--perhaps

Feb 7, 2016
Death sits down to dinner - a mystery by Arlen, Tessa, author.

Death sits down to dinner - a mystery

"Filled with deceptions both real and imagined, Death Sits Down to Dinner is a delightful Edwardian mystery set in London. Lady Montfort is thrilled to receive an invitation to a dinner party hosted by her close friend Hermione Kingsley, the patroness of England's largest charity. Hermione has pulled together a select gathering to celebrate Winston Churchill's 39th birthday. Some of the oldest families in the country have gathered to toast the dangerously ambitious and utterly charming First L

Feb 7, 2016
For cheddar or worse by Aames, Avery, author.

For cheddar or worse

Feb 7, 2016
Dead men don't eat cookies by Lowell, Virginia, author.

Dead men don't eat cookies

"Olivia's mom, Ellie, is always cooking up new schemes, but her latest idea has Livie and Maddie especially excited. Ellie's converting an old boarding house into an arts and crafts school--one that, of course, houses a kitchen for those interested in baking. But right as renovations start, the workers discover a pile of bones buried within the boarding house's walls, evidence of a long forgotten crime. A silver necklace with a cookie cutter charm is found within the remains, convincing one of t

Feb 7, 2016
Whisker of trouble by Ryan, Sofie, 1958- author.

Whisker of trouble

"Sarah is turning her keen eye to the estate of collector Edison Hall, hoping for fabulous finds for Second Chance...but when her rescue cat, Elvis, discovers a body in the kitchen, everything goes paws up. The body belongs to an appraiser who had been hired to check out Edison's wine collection. When Edison's sister shows up at Second Chance, she hires Sarah's friends...the kooky and charismatic trio of ladies who call themselves Charlotte's Angels and work out of the shop...to solve the murde

Feb 7, 2016
A turn for the bad by Connolly, Sheila, author.

A turn for the bad

"After calling Ireland home for six months, Boston expat Maura Donovan still has a lot to learn about Irish ways -- and Sullivan's Pub is her classroom. Maura didn't only inherit a business, she inherited a tight-knit community. And when a tragedy strikes, it's the talk of the pub. A local farmer, out for a stroll on the beach with his young son, has mysteriously disappeared. Did he drown? Kill himself? The child can say only that he saw a boat. Everyone from the local gardai to the Coast Guard

Feb 7, 2016
Quiet neighbors - a novel by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- author.

Quiet neighbors - a novel

Feb 7, 2016
Panther's Prey by Smith, Lachlan

Panther's Prey

Feb 7, 2016
A murderous mind - a Naomi Blake novel by Adams, Jane, 1960- author.

A murderous mind - a Naomi Blake novel

The murder of a student re-opens a series of cold cases in this intriguing mystery. A young student is found brutally murdered in her room, killed while her flatmates slept nearby. The police soon recognize that this is frighteningly similar to a crime committed fifteen years before. A crime investigated by the now discredited Detective Inspector Joe Jackson, but never solved. Other deaths, linked to the same modus operandi and stretching back more than twenty years, have also remained unsolved.

Feb 7, 2016
Shards of Murder by Hollon, Cheryl

Shards of Murder

Feb 7, 2016
The plague of thieves affair by Muller, Marcia, author.

The plague of thieves affair

"Sabina Carpenter and John Quinncannon are no stranger to mysteries. In the five years since they opened Carpenter and Quinncannon, Professional Detective Services, they have solved dozens, but one mystery has eluded even them: Sherlock Holmes or, rather, the madman claiming his identity, who keeps showing up with a frustrating (though admittedly useful) knack for solving difficult cases. Roland W. Fairchild, recently arrived from Chicago, claims Holmes is his first cousin, Charles P. Fairchild

Feb 7, 2016
The pot thief who studied Georgia O'Keeffe by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944- author.

The pot thief who studied Georgia O'Keeffe

"A dealer in traditional Native American pottery, Hubie Schuze scours New Mexico in search of ancient treasures. The Bureau of Land Management calls him a criminal, but Hubie knows that the real injustice would be to leave the legacies of prehistoric craftspeople buried in the dirt. In all his travels across the state, there is one place that Hubie hasn’t been able to access: Trinity Site at the White Sands Missile Range, where the first atomic bomb was detonated. Deep within the range are ruins

Feb 7, 2016
Out of the Dying Pan - A Deep Fried Mystery by Reilly, Linda

Out of the Dying Pan - A Deep Fried Mystery

Feb 7, 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 7, 2016
Presumed puzzled - a Puzzle Lady mystery by Hall, Parnell, author.

Presumed puzzled - a Puzzle Lady mystery

"Presumed Puzzled is the latest mystery from Parnell Hall featuring the delightfully charming fraud Cora Felton. The Puzzle Lady gets more than she bargained for when she's hired to track down Paula Martindale's straying husband. Cora Felton finds him hacked to pieces on his living room rug, while his blood-drenched wife haunts the crime scene clutching a butcher knife. It's a tough spot for attractive young attorney Becky Baldwin. Paula is presumed innocent until proven guilty, but without Cora

Feb 7, 2016
Gunpowder green by Childs, Laura.

Gunpowder green

When a member of the Charleston elite turns up dead during the annual yacht race as the Indigo Tea Shop simultaneously lauches its latest tea flavor, Gunpowder Green, proprietor Theodosia Browning must draw on her sleuthing skills to find a killer.

Feb 7, 2016