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Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics by Hamilton, Denise (EDT)

Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics

Presents a collection of crime and noir stories set in Los Angeles.

Aug 31, 2016
Love You Dead by James, Peter

Love You Dead

Aug 27, 2016
Marbeck and the double-dealer by Pilkington, John, 1948 June 11-

Marbeck and the double-dealer

"1600: a new century dawns. War with Spain has dragged on for fifteen years, the conflict in Ireland for six. Unease stalks England in the dying years of Elizabeth I's reign, and Elizabethan intelligencer Martin Marbeck is bored. Then a message from his spymaster, Sir Robert Cecil arrives: the existence of a spy has been discovered, code-named Morera, and Marbeck must uncover the true identity of this traitor quickly, before rumours of the young King Philip III forming a new Armada prove themsel

Aug 28, 2016
Matrimony in Miniature - A Miniature Mystery by Grace, Margaret

Matrimony in Miniature - A Miniature Mystery

Aug 27, 2016
Miami noir by

Miami noir

Aug 31, 2016
Miami Noir by Standiford, Les

Miami Noir

Aug 25, 2016
Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel by Ballard, Mignon Franklin, author.

Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel

"October, 1944. It has been a challenging season for Elderberry's favorite first grade teacher, Miss Dimple Kilpatrick. A beloved former student was recently killed in the war, her brother has become distant, and her friend Odessa, the cook at Pheobe's rooming house, has taken a leave of absence to care for a relative. Still, when Dimple's librarian friend, Virginia, finds a young woman, Dora, on the library porch looking for a place to spend the night, soft-hearted Dimple brings her back to Pho

Aug 31, 2016
Mississippi noir by

Mississippi noir

Aug 28, 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

Aug 31, 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

Aug 31, 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 detectivein 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 hu

Aug 31, 2016
Murder in Schwyz by Nelson, D. L., 1942- author.

Murder in Schwyz

Aug 31, 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

Aug 31, 2016
Murder in the Courthouse - A Hailey Dean Mystery by Grace, Nancy

Murder in the Courthouse - A Hailey Dean Mystery

Aug 31, 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

Aug 31, 2016
Night passage by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010.

Night passage

Fired from Los Angeles for drinking, Jesse Stone lands a job as police chief in a Massachusetts town whose leaders want a pushover. When a white supremacist militiaman tries murder, Stone surprises them.

Aug 31, 2016
No pity for the dead by Herriman, Nancy, author.

No pity for the dead

""Herriman skillfully brings 1867 San Francisco to life in all its beauty and treachery."--Anna Lee Huber, National Bestselling Author of the Lady Darby Mysteries -- The author of No Comfort for the Lost returns with a new mystery of Old San Francisco... British-born nurse Celia Davies runs a free medical clinic to assist the poor women of San Francisco. Aided in her endeavors by her half-Chinese cousin, Barbara, and her feisty housekeeper, Addie, Celia has earned the trust and friendship of man

Aug 28, 2016
Nowhere to run by Box, C. J, author.

Nowhere to run

Aug 31, 2016
Open Season by Box, C. J.

Open Season

Aug 31, 2016
Out of nowhere by Dunlap, Susan, author.

Out of nowhere

"Zen student and stunt double Darcy Lott is thrilled to be reunited with her brother Mike, who disappeared twenty years earlier. But her joy at bringing him home to San Francisco turns to fear when she learns that he has become the victim of escalating attacks--and he has no idea who is targeting him. Darcy determines to find out who is after him and why--before the attacks turn deadly. However, when Darcy searches Mike's apartment, a disturbing discovery makes her question whether she really kn

Aug 31, 2016