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Tomorrow's Vengeance by Talley, Marcia

Tomorrow's Vengeance

Jul 31, 2014
Telling tales by Cleeves, Ann.

Telling tales

Jul 31, 2014
Taken In by Casey, Elizabeth Lynn

Taken In

Jul 31, 2014
The Secret of the Gondola by Brown, David Allan

The Secret of the Gondola

Jul 31, 2014
Fighting chance - a Gregor Demarkian novel by Haddam, Jane.

Fighting chance - a Gregor Demarkian novel

"Gregor Demarkian grew up in the Armenian-American enclave in Philadelphia known as Cavanaugh Street. Even though he left to go to college, and then went on to a storied career in the famous Behavioral Science Unit of the FBI, he eventually returned to Cavanaugh Street after an early retirement. There he finds himself in a rapidly gentrifying urban neighborhood that still retains some of the friends, institutions, and flavor of the immigrant neighborhood he grew up in. Among them is his best fr

Jul 31, 2014
The opening night murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The opening night murder

The triumphant return of King Charles II in 1660 is occasion for much celebration in London. His thirst for entertainment creates opportunities for everyone from tavern keepers to brothel owners to actors. Suzanne Thornton sees an opportunity to reopen a theater and stage the classics, secures financing from an old lover, assembles a troupe, and restores the venue-- none other than the historic Globe Theater. When a dead body lands on the stage during the opening night performance, it's good for

Jul 31, 2014
To kill a matzo ball - a deadly deli mystery by Rosen, Delia.

To kill a matzo ball - a deadly deli mystery

When martial arts teacher Ken Chan is murdered right before her eyes, ex-Manhattanite and Jewish deli owner Gwen Katz gets some help from an eccentric new-age entrepreneur to discover if a local hate-group is responsible for the crime.

Jul 31, 2014
Shall we not revenge by Pirrone, D. M.

Shall we not revenge

"Shortly after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, Irish detective Frank Hanley is assigned the case of a murdered rabbi. He is aided in his investigation by the rabbi's daughter, Rivka. They uncover political corruption involving Irish gangsters and a prominent relief organization"--

Jul 31, 2014
The scent of death by Rowlands, Betty, author.

The scent of death

Lance Rainbird isn't one for social chit-chat, so when he fails to turn up for the evening programme of music after dinner at Justin Freeman's annual musical weekend at Dallington Manor Hotel, it invites remark but no real concern. It's a lovely evening, perhaps he stepped out for some air. But the truth of the matter is rather more serious: Lance is found in the lake, drowned. Constable Sukey Reynolds and her colleague Detective Sergeant Vicky Armstrong are part of the police investigation, a

Jul 31, 2014
The devil takes half - a Greek islands mystery by Serafim, Leta, author.

The devil takes half - a Greek islands mystery

"At an archeological dig on the idyllic Greek Island of Chios, a severed hand is found lying in a blood-filled trench. Could it belong to Eleni Argentis, a beautiful archeologist who is also the wealthy daughter of a local ship owner? She and her young assistant, Petros, are both missing. The chief officer of the local police force, Yiannis Patronas, suspects that Eleni and Petros happened upon something of real value. However, his search turns up nothing but handfuls of broken clay, and then, a

Jul 31, 2014
The Lazarus curse by Harris, Tessa, author.

The Lazarus curse

In 1780s London, Dr. Thomas Silkstone investigates the mysterious disappearance of the sole survivor of an ill-fated scientific expedition, which is linked to a potion that has the power to raise the dead, drawing him into a dark world of vengeance, murder and the trafficking of corpses for profit.

Jul 31, 2014
The Scottish play murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The Scottish play murder

When charming Scotsman Diarmid Ramsay asks to play the titular role in Macbeth, he sets off a flurry of excitement among The New Globe Players. Rehearsals begin, but then rumors about Ramsay arise, implicating him in the death of a sailor found behind the Goat and Boar. Is the man a murderer, possibly involved in a plot against the newly restored king? When another murder connected to Ramsay occurs, Suzanne has no choice but to use her wits and her wiles to determine the truth.

Jul 31, 2014
Ghost month by Lin, Ed.

Ghost month

"August is Ghost Month in Taiwan--a time to commemorate the dead: burn incense, visit shrines, honor ancestors, and avoid unlucky situations, large purchases, and bodies of water. Jing-nan, a young man who runs a food stand in a bustling Taipei night market, doesn't consider himself superstitious, but this August is going to haunt him no matter what he does. He is shocked to the core when he learns his ex-girlfriend from high school has been murdered. She was found scantily clad and shot on the

Jul 31, 2014
Fourth Down and Out - an Andy Hayes mystery by Welsh-Huggins, Andrew.

Fourth Down and Out - an Andy Hayes mystery

"The job seems easy enough at first for private investigator Andy Hayes: save his client's reputation by retrieving a laptop and erasing a troublesome video from its hard drive. But that's before someone breaks into Andy's apartment in Columbus; before someone else,?armed with a shotgun,?relieves him of the laptop; and before the FBI suddenly shows up on his doorstep asking questions. Soon, there's a growing list of people with a claim on the computer, all of them with secrets they don't want un

Jul 31, 2014
Spirit is willing by McCoy, Max, author.

Spirit is willing

In the Old West, murder is a way of life. But psychic detective Ophelia Wylde is dealing out her own brand of justice by talking to the victims. . .after they're dead. Ghost in the machine. It's one of the strangest trials in Colorado history. A "spirit photographer" is accused of fraud, and Ophelia Wylde agrees to examine the man's ghostly portraits and testify in court. In a sealed room, she is presented with five photographs. Four are obvious fakes. But one photo--featuring a powerful politi

Jul 31, 2014
Shots fired - stories from Joe Pickett Country by Box, C. J.

Shots fired - stories from Joe Pickett Country

The author of the Joe Pickett novels presents 10 suspense stories about the Wyoming he knows so well -- and the dark deeds and impulses that can be found there -- in a collection that includes four stories that feature Pickett himself.

Jul 31, 2014
Shear Trouble - A Southern Quilting Mystery by Craig, Elizabeth

Shear Trouble - A Southern Quilting Mystery

Jul 31, 2014
Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963- author.

Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery

"The fourth book in the series finds Verlaque and Bonnet on vacation on a remote island in the glittering Mediterranean Like Donna Leon and Andrea Camilleri, M. L. Longworth's books enchant mystery lovers with a taste for good food and gorgeous landscapes. In Murder on the I^le Sordou, Judge Antoine Verlaque and his girlfriend, law professor Marine Bonnet, are hoping to enjoy a relaxing holiday at the Locanda Sordou, an opulent hotel that is reopening after decades, but someone has other plans

Jul 31, 2014
Hell with the lid blown off - an Alafair Tucker mystery by Casey, Donis.

Hell with the lid blown off - an Alafair Tucker mystery

In the summer of 1916, a twister devastates the land around Boynton, Oklahoma. Alafair Tucker's family and neighbors are not spared the ruin and grief spread by the storm, but no one will mourn Jubal Beldon, who made it his business to know the ugly secrets of everyone in town. As the undertaker does his grim duty for the victims, he finds that even in death Jubal isn't going to leave his neighbors in peace. He was already dead when the tornado carried his body to the middle of a field. Was it a

Jul 31, 2014
The Twelfth Night murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The Twelfth Night murder

"As The New Globe Players bring laughter to audiences with their production of Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night, Suzanne Thornton must bring justice to the tragic victim of a brutal murder. When the body of a young boy-murdered, mutilated, and clothed in women's attire-is found under London Bridge, Constable Pepper believes him to be a member of The New Globe Players, one of the actors who specialize in women's parts. He is not, but Suzanne, summoned to make an identification, does recognize

Jul 31, 2014