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Dick Francis's Damage - [a novel of suspense] by Francis, Felix.

Dick Francis's Damage - [a novel of suspense]

"Undercover investigator Jeff Hinkley is assigned by the British Horseracing Authority to look into the activities of a suspicious racehorse trainer, but as he's tailing his quarry through the Cheltenham Racing Festival, the last thing he expects to witness is a gruesome murder. Could it have something to do with the reason the trainer was banned in the first place--the administration of illegal drugs to his horses? Then many more horses test positive for prohibited stimulants, and someone start

Oct 25, 2014
Double fault by Cutler, Judith, author.

Double fault

Chief Superintendent Fran Harman and her fiance´ are drawn into a desperate search for a missing child on the same day that several skeletons are found in a building site.

Oct 25, 2014
The legend of Sleepy Harlow by Logan, Kylie, author.

The legend of Sleepy Harlow

"For Halloween, the Literary Ladies have chosen to read Washington Irving's spooky classic, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, with its infamous headless horseman. But South Bass Island has its own headless legend--of a Prohibition bootlegger named Charlie "Sleepy" Harlow. Decapitated by rival rumrunners, Harlow appears once a year in spectral form to search for his noggin. This October, the Elkhart Ghost Getters (EGG) have returned to the island. The group claims that they have film footage of Harlow

Oct 25, 2014
Last of the independents by Wiebe, Sam, author.

Last of the independents

Oct 25, 2014
Knot guilty / A Crochet Mystery by Hechtman, Betty, 1947-

Knot guilty / A Crochet Mystery

Oct 25, 2014
Scandal in the secret city by Fanning, Diane, author.

Scandal in the secret city

Oct 25, 2014
A noble radiance by Leon, Donna.

A noble radiance

Oct 25, 2014
The Naked Face by Sheldon, Sidney

The Naked Face

Oct 25, 2014
A Dog Gone Murder by Viets, Elaine

A Dog Gone Murder

Oct 25, 2014
Catwalk by Boneham, Sheila Webster, 1952-

Catwalk

Oct 25, 2014
Blood for blood by Rizzolo, S. K.

Blood for blood

When a footman turns up dead, Penelope Wolfe and John Chase become entangled in a web of family secrets that stretches far beyond luxurious St. James's Square.

Oct 25, 2014
In the rosary garden by White, Nicola.

In the rosary garden

Oct 25, 2014
Everybody Dies by Block, Lawrence

Everybody Dies

Oct 25, 2014
Riders on the storm by Gorman, Edward.

Riders on the storm

When we last saw Sam McCain he had been drafted to fight the war in Vietnam. But Sam's military career ended in boot camp when he was accidentally shot in the head and forced to spend three months in a military hospital to recover. Sam returns to his hometown of Black River Falls, where he works as a lawyer (and part-time investigator) for the court of the snobbish but amusing Judge Esme Ann Whitney. Two of Sam's oldest friends are caught up in this same battle. Veteran Steve Donovan brutall

Oct 25, 2014
Picked to die by Connolly, Sheila

Picked to die

It's harvest time in Granford, Massachusetts, and orchard owner Meg Corey and her fiance, Seth, are both racing to beat the New England winter. Meg is bringing in her apple crop with a team of workers, while Seth is working to restore an old building in the center of town. But when his project is set back due to the unexpected discovery of a skeleton under the building--and even worse, a young man related to one of Meg's former apple pickers is found dead behind the local feed store--the couple'

Oct 25, 2014
One potion in the grave by Blake, Heather, author.

One potion in the grave

"Carly Bell Hartwell's love potions are always in demand in Hitching Post, Alabama, the wedding capital of the South... When Katie Sue Perrywinkle walks into the Little Shop of Potions, Carly is surprised and delighted to see her old childhood friend. Katie Sue fled her hometown and a troubled family over a decade ago. But she's not back for a social visit. She's come to settle a score with Senator Warren Calhoun, who is in town for his son's high-profile wedding. But before Katie Sue has a chan

Oct 25, 2014
Off kilter - [a Scottish Highlands mystery] by Reed, Hannah, 1953-

Off kilter - [a Scottish Highlands mystery]

"After the recent death of her mother and the dissolution of her marriage, thirty-something Eden Elliott is seriously in need of a fresh start. At the urging of her best friend, bestselling author Ami Pederson, Eden decides to embark on an open-ended trip to the picturesque village of Glenkillen in the Scottish Highlands, to do some hands-on research for a book of her own. But almost as soon as Eden arrives in the quaint town, she gets caught up in a very real drama... The town's sheep shearer i

Oct 25, 2014
Murder off the beaten path by Rowland, M. L. (Novelist), author.

Murder off the beaten path

"As a member of a mountain search and rescue team, Gracie Kinkaid routinely volunteers to put her life on the line. But it's at her new day job at a residential camp in the mountains of southern California where she finds her life is really in danger...As a volunteer for Timber Creek Search and Rescue, Gracie responds to a call out for a car that's gone over the side of a treacherous mountain road. The crash, which Gracie quickly suspects is no accident, proves to be one in an escalating and dea

Oct 25, 2014
Murder in the past tense by Kennedy, E. E.

Murder in the past tense

Oct 25, 2014
Malice by Higashino, Keigo, 1958-

Malice

Acclaimed bestselling novelist Kunihiko Hidaka is found brutally murdered in his home on the night before he's planning to leave Japan and relocate to Vancouver. His body is found in his office, a locked room, within his locked house, by his wife and his best friend, both of whom have rock solid alibis. Or so it seems. At the crime scene, Police Detective Kyochiro Kaga recognizes Hidaka's best friend, Osamu Nonoguchi. Years ago when they were both teachers, they were colleagues at the same publ

Oct 25, 2014