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Is fat Bob dead yet? - a novel by Dobyns, Stephen, 1941- author.

Is fat Bob dead yet? - a novel

Witnessing a gruesome motorcycle accident in the seaport city of New London, Connecticut, newcomer Connor Raposo sees a strangely familiar man with an Elvis haircut at the scene and is embroiled in a small-time con operation.

Oct 1, 2015
Jade Dragon Mountain by Hart, Elsa.

Jade Dragon Mountain

"On the mountainous border of China and Tibet in 1708, a detective must learn what a killer already knows: that empires rise and fall on the strength of the stories they tell. Li Du was an imperial librarian. Now he is an exile. Arriving in Dayan, the last Chinese town before the Tibetan border, he is surprised to find it teeming with travelers, soldiers, and merchants. All have come for a spectacle unprecedented in this remote province: an eclipse of the sun commanded by the Emperor himself. Wh

Oct 1, 2015
Just killing time by Holmes, Julianne, author.

Just killing time

Oct 8, 2015
Kiskadee of death by Dunlap, Jan, 1955-

Kiskadee of death

"Illegal immigration, drug smuggling, and the advent of space tourism creates a deadly backdrop for a murder investigation when birder Bob White finds a famous Winter Texan dead in one of the Rio Grande Valley's World Birding Centers during his January escape from Minnesota's deep-freeze." --Amazon.

Oct 8, 2015
Knock on wood by Johnston, Linda O.

Knock on wood

Oct 8, 2015
Knot the usual suspects - a Haunted Yarn Shop mystery by MacRae, Molly, author.

Knot the usual suspects - a Haunted Yarn Shop mystery

It's time for Handmade Blue Plum, an annual arts and crafts fair, and Kath and her knitting group TGIF (Thank Goodness It's Fiber) plan to kick off the festivities with a yarn bombing. But they're not the only ones needling Blue Plum. Bagpiper and former resident Hugh McPhee had just returned after a long absence, yet his reception is anything but cozy. The morning after his arrival, he's found dead in full piper's regalia. Although shaken, Kath and her knitting group go forward with their yarn

Oct 1, 2015
Ladies of the Lake - a novel by Corday, Ken.

Ladies of the Lake - a novel

Getting away with murder. Seems unlikely, but in the gated community of Avalon it's what's in style. It all starts with Hudson's accidental decapitation. It was a terrible accident. He was drunk and in the middle of a fight with his second wife. They both pressed the garage door button at the same time. The LAPD didn't give it a second thought. Instead of grieving, his wife breathes free air again. She is a rich woman with freedom. The other wives secretly envy her. From the outside, Avalon seem

Oct 8, 2015
Lady in the lake, The Little Sister, The Long Goodbye, Playback by Chandler, Raymond

Lady in the lake, The Little Sister, The Long Goodbye, Playback

Oct 8, 2015
Lake of fire by Stevens, Mark, 1954-

Lake of fire

Oct 8, 2015
Law and author by Chase, Erika.

Law and author

"Bob Miller, retired police chief and member of the Ashton Corners Mystery Readers and Cheese Straws Society, is stunned by the arrival of his twenty-one-year-old granddaughter, Darla, whom he has never seen. Bob has been estranged from his own daughter for decades and hopes to make up for his absence in Darla's life. But some of the ladies of the book club find their Southern hospitality strained as they question the motives behind this sudden reunion. After a dead man is found in Molly Mathews

Oct 1, 2015
Lay death at her door - a mystery by Buhmann, Elizabeth, author.

Lay death at her door - a mystery

Twenty years ago, Kate Cranbrook's eyewitness testimony sent the wrong man to prison for rape and murder. When new evidence exonerates him, Kate says that in the darkness and confusion, she must have mistaken her attacker's identity. She is lying. Kate would like nothing better than to turn her back on the past, but she is trapped in a stand-off with the real killer. When a body turns up on her doorstep, she resorts to desperate measures to free herself once and for all from a secret that is rui

Oct 1, 2015
Look Both Ways by Perry, Carol J.

Look Both Ways

Oct 8, 2015
Looking for Mr. Good Witch by Lavene, Joyce, author.

Looking for Mr. Good Witch

To keep coven hopeful Brian Fuller out of the clutches of a sea witch who is searching for a man to survive her mating ritual so that she can live for another 100 years, retired witches Molly and Elsie, with the help of a crème puff-craving mermaid, dive deep into the murky depths to stop her.

Oct 8, 2015
Looking for Mr. Good Witch by Lavene, Joyce/ Lavene, Jim

Looking for Mr. Good Witch

Oct 4, 2015
Marked off by Cameron, Don (Writer).

Marked off

Oct 8, 2015
Meow if it's murder by LoTempio, T.C. author.

Meow if it's murder

After returning home to Cruz, California, crime reporter Nora Charles investigates the strange death of socialite Lola Grainger, aided by a stray cat named Nick who has a talent for detection.

Oct 8, 2015
Miss Ruffles Inherits Everything by Martin, Nancy

Miss Ruffles Inherits Everything

Oct 4, 2015
Move your blooming corpse by Ireland, D. E., author.

Move your blooming corpse

"In the second book from talented writing team D.E. Ireland, famous literary characters Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins once again come to life as a hilarious investigative team. Move Your Blooming Corpse explores the Edwardian racing world and the fascinating characters who people it, from jockeys to duchesses, in this delightful traditional mystery that will appeal to fans of British mysteries. Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins are at the posh Royal Ascot, the biggest horse racing event of t

Oct 8, 2015
Murder Most Unfortunate by Wagner, David P.

Murder Most Unfortunate

Oct 8, 2015
Murder of an open book by Swanson, Denise, author.

Murder of an open book

"A nasty faculty feud leaves one Scumble River teacher belly-up. . . . Her honeymoon may have been less than relaxing, but Skye Boyd ne´e Denison is still high on marital bliss with her new husband, Wally. The fact that their family is about to get bigger is even more exciting, even if Skye is dealing with morning sickness--and trying to hide the news from her ever-meddling mother, May. But Skye quickly comes crashing down from cloud nine when the body of one of her coworkers, science teacher an

Oct 1, 2015