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Served cold by Goldberg, Ed

Served cold

Aug 30, 2015
Secret world / A Tudor Mystery Featuring Christopher Marlowe by Trow, M. J, author.

Secret world / A Tudor Mystery Featuring Christopher Marlowe

After discovering a family friend was found murdered in her bed, Kit Marlowe sets out to discover who is responsible, drawing the attention of Queen Elizabeth's spymaster Francis Walsingham.

Aug 30, 2015
Red line - a Matt Sinclair novel by Thiem, Brian, author.

Red line - a Matt Sinclair novel

When a teenager from a wealthy suburb outside of Oakland, California is dumped at an inner city bus stop, homicide detective Matt Sinclair catches the case. It's his first since being bumped to desk duty for a bust that went south fast. With few leads and plenty of attention, it's the worst kind of case to help him get back up to speed. It only gets worse as the bodies start to pile up--first at the same bus bench, then around the city.

Aug 28, 2015
Quarry by Collins, Max Allan, author.

Quarry

"Who is Quarry? A Vietnam veteran. A nice, normal guy. A killer for hire. Normally he doesn't ask questions about the targets provided by the urbane Broker. This time the victim is so unlikely, Quarry gets curious-- but he doesn't pursue his curiosity until he's betrayed by whoever hired him. Now the hitman must solve the murder he committed"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 30, 2015
Pretty Girls by Slaughter, Karin

Pretty Girls

Aug 28, 2015
Poisoned prose by Adams, Ellery, author.

Poisoned prose

Olivia thought gathering some of the most renowned storytellers in one place would be a nice, simple way for herself and the Bayside Book Writers to appreciate their talents. But things take a dark turn when the most famous storyteller in the nation, the captivating performer Violetta Devereaux, announces onstage that she will meet her end in Oyster Bay. When Violetta is discovered murdered after the show, everyone involved with the retreat becomes a suspect. There are rumors that Violetta, who

Aug 30, 2015
Plantation shudders by Byron, Ellen.

Plantation shudders

Prodigal daughter Maggie Crozat has returned home to her family's plantation-turned-bed-and-breakfast in Louisiana. When one of their guests dies from unnatural causes, Maggie and her family suddenly become suspects in a murder.

Aug 29, 2015
Peril by Ponytail by Cohen, Nancy J.

Peril by Ponytail

Aug 30, 2015
Parchment and Old Lace by Childs, Laura/ Moran, Terrie Farley

Parchment and Old Lace

Aug 30, 2015
Oblivion by Indridason, Arnaldur

Oblivion

Aug 30, 2015
No virgin island - a Sabrina Salter mystery by Dorsey, C. Michele.

No virgin island - a Sabrina Salter mystery

Aug 29, 2015
No other darkness by Hilary, Sarah.

No other darkness

""The DI Marnie Rome series [is] one to watch." --Shelf Awareness The gripping follow-up to Sarah Hilary's acclaimed debut Someone Else's Skin, No Other Darkness finds mystery's "impressive new cop-heroine" (The Times, London) on a case that hauntingly echoes her own family tragedy. Detective Inspector Marnie Rome and her partner Detective Sergeant Noah Jake are investigating the recent discovery of two dead boys in a bunker beneath a London garden. Terry and Beth, under whose garden the bodies

Aug 30, 2015
No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco by Herriman, Nancy.

No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco

A courageous nurse and a war-scarred police detective in 1860s San Francisco investigate the brutal killing of a Chinese patient whose demise is blamed on the nurse's hot-headed brother-in-law.

Aug 30, 2015
Nine Lives by Staub, Wendy Corsi

Nine Lives

Aug 30, 2015
Murder, Plainly Read by Alan, Isabella

Murder, Plainly Read

Aug 30, 2015
Murder of an Open Book by Swanson, Denise

Murder of an Open Book

Aug 28, 2015
Murder in the queen's wardrobe by Emerson, Kathy Lynn, author.

Murder in the queen's wardrobe

London, 1582: Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey, a talented and well-educated woman of independent means, is recruited by Queen Elizabeth I's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, to be lady-in-waiting to Lady Mary, a cousin of the queen. With her talent in languages and knowledge of ciphers and codes, she will be integral to the spymaster as an intelligence gatherer, being able to get close to Lady Mary just at the time when she is being courted by Russia's Ivan the Terrible. However, there are some noble

Aug 29, 2015
Murder in the paperback parlor by Adams, Ellery, author.

Murder in the paperback parlor

"With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Jane Steward is organizing a week of activities for fans of love stories at her book-themed resort. But her Regency readers barely have time to brush up on their Jane Austen before tragedy strikes Storyton Hall. Rosamund York, one of the most celebrated authors in attendance, is killed. Rosamund had as many enemies as she did admirers, including envious fellow novelists, a jealous former lover, and dozens of angry fans. It's up to Jane, with the help

Aug 30, 2015
Murder comes calling by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.)

Murder comes calling

When four murders take place in a secluded English community, Scottish barrister Rex Graves is called on by an old friend to lend his investigatory expertise. The authorities suspect a shady house agent, but letters written in blood on the bodies tip Rex off to a different kind of killer.

Aug 30, 2015
Murder by suspicion - an Ellie Quicke mystery by Heley, Veronica, author.

Murder by suspicion - an Ellie Quicke mystery

Ellie is desperate to find someone to look after her elderly housekeeper, Rose. But employing a carer proves to be a mixed blessing, for Claire is heavily involved with a local church with a charismatic pastor, who -- seemingly coincidentally -- is looking to Ellie's charitable trust for financial help. Can Ellie trust Claire and Pastor Ambrose?

Aug 30, 2015