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Hard knocks by Carr, Howie.

Hard knocks

After the murder of a client, former Boston cop-turned-private investigator Jack Reilly is compelled to sift through decades of corruption to discover who is trying to kill him.

May 26, 2016
High Jinx by Esposito, Shannon

High Jinx

May 26, 2016
Homicide in the House by Shogan, Colleen J.

Homicide in the House

May 22, 2016
Impure blood by Morfoot, Peter, author.

Impure blood

Called in to investigate the death of a man who was found in the midst of a Muslim prayer group, Captain Paul Darac must unravel the complex knot of racial hatred and revenge that ties the murder to a terrorist plot threatening the Nice leg of the Tour de France.

May 20, 2016
In the cold dark ground by MacBride, Stuart, author.

In the cold dark ground

Investigating a murdered body that may be tied to a missing persons case, Sergeant Logan McRae finds his job challenged by Aberdeen gang activity, his responsibility-eschewing former boss, and a new superintendent determined to make his life miserable.

May 26, 2016
Keeper of the flame by Batten, Jack, 1932- author.

Keeper of the flame

May 26, 2016
Killer cocktail by Kiely, Tracy, author.

Killer cocktail

Walking the red carpet at the Academy Awards with a bow-tied Bullmastiff draws Nic and Nigel Martini plenty of attention from the press. But that's nothing compared to the attention they receive at the A-list after party, when Hollywood royalty learn they've discovered behind-the-scenes footage from an acclaimed film that left one of its stars dead. Returning home after the party, Nic and Nigel find their house in shambles and their employee DeDee Evans beaten within an inch of her life. And whe

May 26, 2016
Killer Look by Fairstein, Linda A.

Killer Look

May 26, 2016
Killers by Carr, Howie, author.

Killers

"Whitey Bulger is gone from Boston, but Bench McCarthy is here to take his place. Bench McCarthy is a thug's thug, a hitman, an underworld jack-of-all-trades running his own mob out of Winter Hill in Somerville while simultaneously handling "wet work" for Sally Curto, a half-demented, totally obscene mob boss. After years of gangland peace, Bench and Sally suddenly find themselves clay pigeons for unknown hit crews coming at them from every direction. The motives are as murky as the hitmen thems

May 26, 2016
Kilt at the Highland Games by Dunnett, Kaitlyn

Kilt at the Highland Games

May 26, 2016
King maybe - a Junior Bender mystery by Hallinan, Timothy, author.

King maybe - a Junior Bender mystery

"Los Angeles burglar Junior Bender is in the middle of burgling a house and has just gotten his hands on one of the world's rarest stamps when the job goes terrifically wrong. After barely escaping, Junior realizes the danger is far from over. He's gotten himself on the wrong side of a man whose name is synonymous with violence, and to save his own skin he's set off a chain reaction of blackmail, strong-arming, and escalating crime. To pay off his underworld debts, Junior is forced to break into

May 20, 2016
Live and Let Growl by Berenson, Laurien

Live and Let Growl

May 26, 2016
Lost and gone forever - a novel of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad by Grecian, Alex, author.

Lost and gone forever - a novel of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad

"Many changes have happened to the Murder Squad. Rash actions have cost Sergeant Nevil Hammersmith his job, and in response he has set up his own private detective agency. Inspector Walter Day has been missing for a year, and no one knows where he is--though there is a strong suspicion that Saucy Jack has him. Hammersmith has made finding Day his primary case, and he has company--a pair of bounty hunters, a man and a woman. It is only gradually that he has come to realize that they are not what

May 26, 2016
Marriage, Monsters-in-Law, and Murder by Rosett, Sara

Marriage, Monsters-in-Law, and Murder

May 26, 2016
Melody of murder by Cameron, Stella, author.

Melody of murder

The idyllic Cotswold village of Folly-on-Weir, with its traditional pub, sumptuous tea rooms and fragrant bakery, is a piece of paradise found . . . until 'those incomer Quillams' arrive. A young piano virtuoso and his neglected but talented half-sister, their controlling father, the pianist's beautiful, acquisitive and passionate mother, an ambitious family retainer, and an intimidating woman who has always run the Quillam household form a successful little empire - until it starts to crumble.

May 26, 2016
Midnight crossing - a mystery by Fields, Tricia, author.

Midnight crossing - a mystery

"Police Chief Josie Gray wakes in the middle of the night, sure that she's heard a car slowly passing by her remote homestead. When she goes outside to check, she discovers a woman, mute with shock and terror, hiding on her porch. And when she explores the field nearby, she comes across the body of another young woman, shot and killed. Located on the border of Texas and Mexico, the small town of Artemis has become a way station for the coyotes who ferry immigrants across the Rio Grande. But they

May 26, 2016
Miss Lizzie by Satterthwait, Walter.

Miss Lizzie

May 20, 2016
Missing, presumed - a novel by Steiner, Susie, 1971 or 1972- author.

Missing, presumed - a novel

"Detective Manon Bradshaw is 39, single, and miserable as sin. She has endured some of the worst dates in internet history. But she loves her job and performs it brilliantly; all she needs to rise up in the ranks is a big break. Edith Hind is a gorgeous,intrepid graduate student at Cambridge University who seems to have it all: a doting boyfriend, a devoted friend named Helena, a loving mother and a father who is a surgeon to the Royal Family. When Edith turns up missing from her apartment one e

May 26, 2016
Murder at Lambswool Farm by Goldenbaum, Sally, author.

Murder at Lambswool Farm

"Late summer blooms in beautiful Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, and while a harvest thrives, Izzy Chambers Perry and the other Seaside Knitters will need to cast on their sleuthing skills to save a local farm. Unfortunately, finding a killer can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Seaside Knitter Birdie Favazza has long loved knitting, but lately she's taken on a new challenge--making a family farm operational again. With help from friends, Lambswool Farm is now up and running, with thriving

May 26, 2016
Murder at the 42nd Street library - a mystery by Lehane, Cornelius, author.

Murder at the 42nd Street library - a mystery

"Murder at the 42nd Street Library opens with a murder in a second floor office of the iconic, beaux-arts flagship of the New York Public Library. Ray Ambler, the curator of the library's crime fiction collection, joins forces with NYPD homicide detective Mike Cosgrove in hopes of bringing a murderer to justice. In his search for the reasons behind the murder, Ambler uncovers hidden--and profoundly disturbing--relationships between visitors to the library. These include a celebrated mystery writ

May 25, 2016