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Pet in Peril by Celine, Marie Pet in Peril

Dec 2, 2016
Plaid and plagiarism by MacRae, Molly, author. Plaid and plagiarism

When the murder of a surprisingly hated local reporter disrupts preparations for the annual Inversgail Literature Festival in Scotland, the four owners of a new bookshop comb through the victim's hate mail for clues about the killer.

Dec 2, 2016
Quick Off the Mark by Moody, Susan Quick Off the Mark

Dec 2, 2016
Rather Be the Devil by Rankin, Ian Rather Be the Devil

Dec 2, 2016
Renting silence by Miley, Mary, author. Renting silence

Dec 2, 2016
Rhythm & clues - an Odelia Grey mystery by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952- author. Rhythm & clues - an Odelia Grey mystery

"It's a rockin' flashback for Odelia Grey when her mother asks her to look into the disappearance of her neighbor Bo Shank, the former lead singer for a band Odelia idolized in her youth. But when a body is found in Bo Shank's house, everything quickly gets thrown out of tune" -- Page [4] of cover.

Dec 2, 2016
River of darkness by Airth, Rennie, 1935- River of darkness

Dec 2, 2016
Secrets and shamrocks by Gobbell, Phyllis C., author. Secrets and shamrocks

Meadows, hedgerows, and tree-lined lanes welcome Jordan Mayfair to County Tipperary, Ireland. She's traveling again with her uncle, travel writer Alexander Carlyle. Their destination is a charming little town, Thurles (pronounced Tur-lis), where old friends, Colin and Grace O'Toole, own Shepherds Guesthouse Bed and Breakfast. They arrive at the B&B in the midst of a search for a missing toddler. The secrecy surrounding Little Jimmie's disappearance and safe return sets the tone for their stay at

Dec 1, 2016
Sejanus by Wishart, David, 1952- Sejanus

Dec 1, 2016
Shady hollow - a murder mystery by Black, Juneau. Shady hollow - a murder mystery

Dec 1, 2016
She Stopped for Death by Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane She Stopped for Death

Dec 2, 2016
Shoot - a Valentino mystery by Estleman, Loren D., author. Shoot - a Valentino mystery

"Valentino, a mild-manner film archivist at UCLA and sometime film detective, is at the closing party for the Red Montana and Dixie Day museum when he is approached by no less than his hero and man-of-the-hour Red Montana, western film and television star. Red tells Valentino that he is being blackmailed over the existence of a blue film that his wife, now known throughout the world as the wholesome Dixie Day and the other half of the Montana/Day power couple, made early in her career. With Dixi

Dec 1, 2016
Stone coffin - a mystery by Eriksson, Kjell, 1953- author. Stone coffin - a mystery

"On a sunny morning in June, a young woman and her six-year old daughter are run over by a car on the road to Uppsala. Both are killed immediately. Is it an accident, or did someone kill them on purpose? The same morning the husband of the deceased young woman disappears. During the police investigation, it turns out that the husband had recently bought a property in the Dominican Republic, something that nobody knew about. A few days later a macabre discovery is made in a forest nearby."--

Nov 29, 2016
Storm cell by DuBois, Brendan, author. Storm cell

In his tenth outing, retired intelligence analyst Lewis Cole faces his most daunting challenge yet: Trying to save his friend Felix Tinios from being sent to death row after a conviction on first degree murder--but Felix refuses to accept Lewis' assistance. Felix is being charged for the brutal murder of a local businessman--witnesses place him at the location; the recovered murder weapon belonged to Felix; and his fingerprints are all over the crime scene. It seems to be the proverbial open-and

Nov 29, 2016
Storm rising by Schofield, Douglas, author. Storm rising

"Lucy Hendricks hasn't had an easy time of it since her husband Jack, devoted and upstanding Bayonne, New Jersey cop, was murdered while on an investigation five years prior. There were suspicions that he had been involved with the local mafia, and the media won't let it go, making life unbearable, so Lucy moved to Florida to raise her son, Kevin, who was born without ever knowing his father. Now, Lucy returns to pick up the pieces, moving back into the house she and Jack shared, trying to move

Dec 1, 2016
Strange tide - a Peculiar Crimes Unit mystery by Fowler, Christopher, author. Strange tide - a Peculiar Crimes Unit mystery

"Fowler's quirky, beloved detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May, return in another dazzling investigtion. In another impossible case for the Peculiar Crimes Unit, a woman is found drowned in the Thames after being tied to a pillar at low water--and onlyher footprints lead to the spot where she was killed..."--

Dec 2, 2016
The angel - a Grand and Batchelor Victorian mystery by Trow, M. J., author. The angel - a Grand and Batchelor Victorian mystery

"June 1870. The world-famous author Charles Dickens has been found dead in his summerhouse where he had been hard at work on his final, unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Did he die of natural causes -- or is there something more sinister behind his sudden demise? George Sala, Dickens' biographer, is convinced his friend was murdered -- and he has hired private investigators Matthew Grand and James Batchelor to prove it. Could Dickens' death have something to do with his unconventiona

Dec 1, 2016
The bone collection - four novellas by Reichs, Kathy, author. The bone collection - four novellas

Four stories starring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan include "First Bones," which reveals how she got her start in the lab, and "Bones on Ice," in which she must identify a mummified corpse found on Mount Everest.

Nov 29, 2016
The cat sitter and the canary - a Dixie Hemingway mystery by Clement, Blaize, author. The cat sitter and the canary - a Dixie Hemingway mystery

"This time out, Dixie's got a furry partner-in-crime, an irascible Lhasa Apso named Charlie. They've just arrived at the home of one of Dixie's regular clients to check in on Franklin, a mackerel tabby with avocado-green eyes and a luxuriant coat the color of dried beach grass. Despite a couple of bumps in the road (Franklin seems to be hiding in one of his favorite cubby holes, and Charlie scratches up the parlor door trying to get to the other side), everything else is perfectly normal. That i

Dec 2, 2016
The champagne conspiracy by Crosby, Ellen, 1953- author. The champagne conspiracy

"Winter has come to the Montgomery Estate Vineyard in Atoka, Virginia. Lucie Montgomery and winemaker Quinn Santori have decided to make champagne, a first for the vineyard. But then Gino Tomassi, Quinn's uncle, turns up on their doorstep one afternoon, demanding help in solving the mystery of what happened to Zara Tomassi, the first wife of his grandfather, who died in a San Francisco hotel in 1923 under suspicious circumstances. And it seems there's no coincidence that her death came the day a

Nov 29, 2016

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