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Matrimony in miniature by Grace, Margaret, 1937- author. Matrimony in miniature

Sep 28, 2016
Miami noir by Miami noir

Sep 24, 2016
Mr Campion's fault by Ripley, Mike, author. Mr Campion's fault

"Following the death of the senior English master in a tragic road accident, Mr Campion's son Rupert and daughter-in-law Perdita are helping out at Ash Grange School for Boys, where Perdita's godfather is headmaster. While Perdita is directing the end-of-term play, a musical version of Dr Faustus, Rupert is tackling the school's rugby football team-- and both of them are finding their allotted tasks more of a challenge than they had anticipated. When the headmaster telephones Albert Campion to i

Sep 22, 2016
Murder at Rough Point by Maxwell, Alyssa, author. Murder at Rough Point

In glittering Newport, Rhode Island, at the close of the nineteenth century, status is everything. But despite being a poorer relation to the venerable Vanderbilts, Emma Cross has shaped her own identity--as a reporter and a sleuth. Fancies and Fashion reporter Emma Cross is sent by the Newport Observer to cover an elite house party at Rough Point, the "cottage" owned by her distant cousin Frederick Vanderbilt, which has been rented as a retreat for artists. To her surprise, the illustrious gues

Sep 28, 2016
Murder at the house of rooster happiness by Casarett, David J., author. Murder at the house of rooster happiness

"A fascinating mystery set in Thailand in the vein of Alexander McCall Smith, where a nurse ethicist turns detective. Ladarat Patalung, for one, would have been happier without a serial murderer in her life. Then again, she never meant to be a detective in the first place. But while content in her role at the Chaing Mai Hospital in Thailand as the nurse ethicist, Ladarat couldn't resist when police detective Kuhn Wiriya came to her with his dilemma. Two nights ago, a young woman brought her husb

Sep 28, 2016
Murder in style - an Ellie Quicke mystery by Heley, Veronica, author. Murder in style - an Ellie Quicke mystery

Ellie Quicke finds you can choose your friends but not your family. Poppy's wealthy father hadn't liked the look of the men whom his twin daughters intended to marry, and had set them up in the Magpie fashion boutique to ensure they would be able to support themselves; at the same time ensuring that the girls made a will in one another's favour. The business prospered and expanded until, many years later, skeletons start to come out of the closet. Bodies too...And Ellie's enquiries uncover a hor

Sep 22, 2016
Murder offstage- a Posie Parker mystery by Hathaway, L. B. Murder offstage- a Posie Parker mystery

Sep 28, 2016
Murder with macaroni and cheese - a Mahalia Watkins soul food mystery by Herbert, A. L., author. Murder with macaroni and cheese - a Mahalia Watkins soul food mystery

When the organizing committee for her upcoming high school reunion desperately needs a caterer, Halia agrees to help out. Soon she's serving up her signature macaroni and cheese and famous chicken wings to a host of appreciative ex-classmates. Some folks have blossomed since graduation. Others, like manipulative Raynell Rollins, currently married to a former football star, haven't changed nearly enough. When Raynell is found dead the morning after the reunion, the roll call of possible suspects

Sep 28, 2016
My Kind of Town by Sandrolini, John My Kind of Town

Sep 28, 2016
No echo - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Holt, Anne, 1958- author. No echo - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel

When a popular celebrity chef is found murdered on the steps of the Oslo police headquarters, police investigator Billy T. and long-absent Hanne Wilhelmsen team up for an investigation that reveals that few people really knew the victim or his mysterious activities.

Sep 28, 2016
No witness but the moon by Chazin, Suzanne, author. No witness but the moon

A tense stand-off between Hispanic police officer Jimmy Vega and an undocumented immigrant leads to a horrible mistake, and the discovery of links between the immigrant and the brutal unsolved murder of Vega's mother.

Sep 28, 2016
Nowhere to run by Box, C. J. Nowhere to run

"It's Joe Pickett's last week as temporary game warden in the mountain town of Baggs, Wyoming, but his conscience won't let him leave without checking out the strange reports coming from the wilderness: camps looted, tents slashed, elk butchered. Not to mention the Olympic hopeful who'd been training in the region and then just...vanished. What awaits him is like something out of an old campfire tale, except this story is all too real--and all too deadly. Joe thought he was saddling up for his l

Sep 28, 2016
One for our baby - a novel by Sandrolini, John. One for our baby - a novel

Sep 28, 2016
Open season by Box, C. J., author. Open season

As Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett races against time to save an endangered species, he finds himself plunged into a deadly mystery that soon threatens his family and the life he loves.

Sep 28, 2016
Out of range by Box, C. J., author. Out of range

Game warden Joe Pickett is attempting to enjoy - all right, survive - his mother-in-law's wedding to a local big-shot rancher when he receives some disturbing news: Will Jensen, a fellow Wyoming game warden and a good friend, has killed himself. And Joe's been picked to temporarily run Jensen's Teton district. Jackson, Wyoming, is a far cry from Joe's hometown of Saddlestring - it's the epicenter for many environmental extremists and an elite playground for the rich and powerful, and Joe quickly

Sep 28, 2016
Playing with fire - a Daniel Jacobus mystery by Elias, Gerald, author. Playing with fire - a Daniel Jacobus mystery

"Blind violinist Daniel Jacobus is living in self-imposed exile and enjoying a peaceful Christmas Eve when he receives an anxious phone call from obscure violin-maker Amadeo Borlotti, urgently requesting a meeting. In their festivity, Daniel Jacobus and his dear friends Nathaniel and Yumi make light of it and dismiss Borlotti's request. But when Borlotti goes mising after a fire in his shop, it's up to Jacobus and his team to investigate the disappearance. Where are the violins which should have

Sep 22, 2016
Point of honour by Robins, Madeleine. Point of honour

Sep 28, 2016
Presumption of guilt by Mayor, Archer, author. Presumption of guilt

"A forty-year-old skeleton is found encased in a concrete slab at a recently decommissioned nuclear energy site. It becomes a case for the Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI) and its leader, Joe Gunther, since they have the resources and the ability toinvestigate an old, very cold, missing persons case that has now been reclassified as murder. The victim was Hank Mitchell, and Gunther must chase down old rumors and speculations who benefited from his death and the disappearance of his body? An

Sep 28, 2016
Pushing up daisies - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C., author. Pushing up daisies - an Agatha Raisin mystery

"Gloria French was a jolly widow with dyed blonde hair, a raucous laugh and rosy cheeks. When she first moved from London to the charming Cotswolds Hills, she was heartily welcomed. She seemed a do-gooder par excellence, raising funds for the church and caring for the elderly. But she had a nasty habit of borrowing things and not giving them back, just small things, a teapot here, a set of silverware there. So it's quite the shock when she is found dead, murdered by a poisoned bottle of elderber

Sep 28, 2016
Return to Umbria by Wagner, David P. Return to Umbria

Sep 28, 2016