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Riders on the Storm - A Sam Mccain Mystery by Gorman, Ed

Riders on the Storm - A Sam Mccain Mystery

Sep 15, 2014
Rebel without a cake by Brady, Jacklyn.

Rebel without a cake

"In the still of the night... Halloween is approaching, and the co-owners of Zydeco Cakes, Rita Lucero and her former mother-in-law, Miss Frankie, have scored a sweet treat...a fantastic catering opportunity that could lead to a rich future for their bakery. But their good news is quickly rattled by a bump in the night when Miss Frankie's neighbor, Bernice, barrels into her kitchen toting a Bible and a gun, and serves up a story about a ghost at her window. Bernice swears she just saw the ghost

Sep 15, 2014
Prison noir by

Prison noir

Sep 15, 2014
Picked to Die by Connolly, Sheila

Picked to Die

Sep 15, 2014
Perfidia by Ellroy, James, 1948-

Perfidia

Follows a post-Pearl Harbor murder of a Japanese family that entangles a brilliant Japanese-American forensic chemist, an adventurous woman, a future police chief and an arch villain.

Sep 15, 2014
Pain scale - a Long Beach homicide novel by Dilts, Tyler, author.

Pain scale - a Long Beach homicide novel

"Long Beach homicide detective Danny Beckett returns from a year-long medical leave badly scarred and in constant pain, yet determined to prove he still has what it takes to do the job. He gets his chance when a call comes in that shocks even the toughest guys in the squad room--a California congressman's daughter-in-law and grandchildren have been brutally murdered in their upscale home. At first glance, it looks like a robbery gone wrong, but Danny's not so sure"--Amazon.

Sep 15, 2014
Only the dead by Sundstøl, Vidar, 1963-

Only the dead

" A Norwegian tourist has been found murdered on the shore of Lake Superior--right where an Ojibwe man may have been killed more than one hundred years earlier. Four months later, the official investigation is supposedly over but still not resolved, and U.S. Forest Service officer Lance Hansen, drawn into the mystery by his grisly discovery of the body, is uncovering clues disturbingly close to home. His former father-in-law, Willy Dupree, may hold the key to the century-old murder of Swamper Ca

Sep 15, 2014
One Potion in the Grave by Blake, Heather

One Potion in the Grave

Sep 15, 2014
Older than goodbye - a Judd Wheeler mystery by Helms, Richard W., 1955-

Older than goodbye - a Judd Wheeler mystery

Sep 15, 2014
Off Kilter by Reed, Hannah

Off Kilter

Sep 15, 2014
Of Merlot and murder - a Tangled Vines mystery by Folger, Joni.

Of Merlot and murder - a Tangled Vines mystery

Sep 15, 2014
Nine days by Koenig, Minerva.

Nine days

"She's short, round, and pushing forty, but Julia Kalas is a damned good criminal. For 17 years she renovated historic California buildings as a laundry front for her husband's illegal arms business. Then the Aryan Brotherhood made her a widow, and witness protection shipped her off to the tiny town of Azula, Texas. Also known as the Middle of Nowhere. The Lone Star sticks are lousy with vintage architecture begging to be rehabbed. Julia figures she'll pick up where she left off, but she's got a

Sep 15, 2014
Nightmares can be murder by Kennedy, Mary, 1944- author.

Nightmares can be murder

Taylor Blake, her sister and the other members of the Friday Night Dream Club are plunged into a waking nightmare as they try to catch a killer who murdered a local dance instructor and left a crime scene resembling one of their dreams.

Sep 15, 2014
Night of the white buffalo by Coel, Margaret, 1937-

Night of the white buffalo

"With her gritty mysteries steeped in authentic Native American culture, New York Times bestselling author Margaret Coel is "widely considered the most accomplished heir to Tony Hillerman's legacy," (Scripps Howard News Service). In the latest Wind River novel, Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley confront a ruthless killer in the wake of a miraculous event. A mysterious penitent confesses to murder, and then flees the confessional before Father John can identify him. Two month

Sep 15, 2014
Night of the jaguar by Gannon, Joe, 1960-

Night of the jaguar

"Sandinista Police Captain Ajax Montoya is six days sober and losing his mind. How else to explain his nights waking in bed, his hand wrapped around that bloody-minded stiletto from the old days, or the presence outside his window, a face with no eyes watching him? How far the heroic have fallen. Ajax was once the gallant comandante guerrillero. A hero of the Nicaraguan revolutionaries in their long uprising against the Ogre and his hated National Guard ... Back then he knew what was what and wh

Sep 15, 2014
Murder underground by Hay, Mavis Doriel, 1894-1979, author.

Murder underground

A classic mystery novel set in and around the Northern Line of the London Underground. It is now republished for the first time since the 1930s.

Sep 15, 2014
Murder Underground by Hay , Mavis Doriel/ Booth, Stephen (INT)

Murder Underground

Sep 12, 2014
Murder on High Holborn by Gregory, Susanna, 1958- author.

Murder on High Holborn

The ninth adventure for Chaloner sees the Restoration London spy foil a conspiracy. In 1665 England faces war with the Dutch and the capital is awash with rumors of conspiracy and sedition. These are more frenetic than normal because of the recent sinking in the Thames of one of the largest ships in the navy, a disastrous tragedy that could very well have been caused by sabotage. As an experienced investigator, Thomas Chaloner knows that there are very few grains of truth in the shifting sands o

Sep 15, 2014
Murder Off the Beaten Path by Rowland, M. L.

Murder Off the Beaten Path

Sep 15, 2014
Murder of a needled knitter - a Scumble River mystery by Swanson, Denise, author.

Murder of a needled knitter - a Scumble River mystery

When murder and mayhem join them on their honeymoon cruise, including Skye's mother, who has booked the same trip with her knitting group, newlyweds Skye Denison and Wally Boyd try not to jump ship.

Sep 15, 2014