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Sibanda and the death's head moth by Elliott, C. M.

Sibanda and the death's head moth

Jun 29, 2016
Should have played poker by Goldstein, Debra H., author.

Should have played poker

"Carrie Martin's precarious balancing of her corporate law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home is upset when her mother appears, out of the blue, in Carrie's office twenty-six years after abandoning her family. Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and the confession she once considered killing Carrie's father. Carrie seeks answers about her past from her father prior to facing what is in the envelope. Before she can reach his room, she finds her mother m

Jun 23, 2016
Should have played poker by Goldstein, Debra H., author.

Should have played poker

"Carrie Martin's precarious balancing of her corporate law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home is upset when her mother appears, out of the blue, in Carrie's office twenty-six years after abandoning her family. Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and the confession she once considered killing Carrie's father. Carrie seeks answers about her past from her father prior to facing what is in the envelope. Before she can reach his room, she finds her mother mur

Jun 29, 2016
Sherlock Holmes - the patchwork devil by Scott, Cavan, author.

Sherlock Holmes - the patchwork devil

Sherlock Holmes and John Watson are called in to investigate the discovery of a severed hand on the bank of the Thames, a hand belonging to a soldier who supposedly died in World War I two years earlier.

Jun 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2016
Rise the Dark by Koryta, Michael

Rise the Dark

Jun 29, 2016
Rio noir by

Rio noir

Jun 29, 2016
Rebellion's message - a Jack Blackjack mystery by Jecks, Michael, author.

Rebellion's message - a Jack Blackjack mystery

January 1554. Light-fingered Jack Blackjack knows he's not going to have a good day when he wakes with a sore head next to a dead body in a tavern's yard. That would be bad enough -- but when he discovers what's in the dead man's purse, the one he'd stolen, his day is set to get much worse. The purse explains why the mysterious man with the broad-brimmed hat wants to catch him. But so does the Lord Chancellor, as does the enigmatic Henry. In fact, almost everyone seems to be after Jack Blackjack

Jun 29, 2016
Rat run - an Anderson and Costello mystery by Ramsay, Caro.

Rat run - an Anderson and Costello mystery

"In August 1992, a young mother and her two small sons were brutally murdered in the woods behind their home. The victims' neighbour Andrew Gyle was convicted of the crime and sentenced to life imprisonment. Now, twenty-three years later, a macabre discovery throws new light on the case. Could there have been a shocking miscarriage of justice?"--Publisher

Jun 29, 2016
Predators by Ramsay, Frederick.

Predators

Leo Painter is the CEO of Earth Global, a large energy, mining, and real-estate development firm. By request of the State Department, he and a party of company executives travel to Botswana. Sekoa is a male lion who shares with many of his bipedal enemies a form of HIV/AIDS. Weakened by the disease, he loses his place as the alpha male in his pride and now, dying and harassed by a pack of hyenas, seeks only a place to rest in peace. Like the lion, Painter is pursued by corporate "hyenas" and is

Jun 29, 2016
Ping-pong heart by Limón, Martin, 1948- author.

Ping-pong heart

"South Korea, 1974. CID Sergeants George Suen~o and Ernie Bascom are assigned an underwhelming case of petty theft: Major Frederick M. Schulz has accused Miss Jo Kyong-Ja, an Itaewon bar girl, of stealing a hundred thousand won from him--a sum equaling less than fifty US dollars. After two very divergent accounts of what happened, Miss Jo is attacked in the night, and Schulz is found hacked to death only days later. Did tensions simply escalate to the point of murder? Looking into other motives

Jun 29, 2016
Out of Nowhere - A Zen Mystery Set in San Francisco by Dunlap, Susan

Out of Nowhere - A Zen Mystery Set in San Francisco

Jun 29, 2016
Open Season by Mayor, Archer

Open Season

Jun 29, 2016
One from without by Fuller, Jack, author.

One from without

"A major corporate hostile takeover is complicated by the Board's handling of a mysterious hacker who is somehow selectively sabotaging the core data storage integrity of key corporate personnel while, at the same time, the CFO finds himself having to face the personal consequences of his earlier life in the CIA."--

Jun 29, 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 29, 2016
No good to cry - a Rick Van Lam mystery by Lanh, Andrew, author.

No good to cry - a Rick Van Lam mystery

Jun 29, 2016
New York nocturne - the return of Miss Lizzie by Satterthwait, Walter, author.

New York nocturne - the return of Miss Lizzie

During the Roaring Twenties, Lizzie Borden and Amanda Burton reunite to solve the case of a grisly murder among Jazz Age New York's elite. Together, they will manage to work out a twisted path through the narrow streets of nighttime New York toward what might be survival.

Jun 29, 2016
Murder, handcrafted by Alan, Isabella.

Murder, handcrafted

Jun 29, 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 29, 2016