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Arsenic with Austen by Hyde, Katherine Bolger, author.

Arsenic with Austen

"When Emily Cavanaugh inherits a fortune from her great aunt, she expects her life to change. She doesn't expect to embark on a murder investigation, confront the man who broke her heart 35 years before, and nearly lose her own life. Emily travels to the sleepy coastal village of Stony Beach, Oregon, to claim her inheritance, centered in a beautiful Victorian estate called Windy Corner but also including a substantial portion of the real estate of the whole town. As she gets to know the town's e

Jul 23, 2016
Deep six - a Jake Longly novel by Lyle, D. P.

Deep six - a Jake Longly novel

Ex-professional baseball player Jake Longly adamantly refuses to work for his father, wanting no part of Ray's PI world. He prefers to hang out at his beachfront bar and chase bikinis along the sugary beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. But Ray could be persuasive, so Jake finds himself staking out the home of wealthy Barbara Plummer, a suspected adulteress. The mission seems simple enough--hang around, take a few pictures, sip a little bourbon. Except Barbara gets herself murdered right under Jake

Jul 23, 2016
Wishful Seeing by Kellough, Janet

Wishful Seeing

Jul 23, 2016
Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery by Moose, Ruth, author.

Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery

"Beth McKenzie, owner of the Dixie Dew Bed and Breakfast, is enjoying an exciting affair with her new love, Scott. Meanwhile, the town of Littleboro, North Carolina is abuzz with gossip about Crazy Reba's upcoming nuptials. Most brides go crazy at some point, but Littleboro's resident homeless lady has had a head start: she's beloved, indulged, and most of all, eccentric. But at almost 60 or thereabouts her marriage seems a little peculiar. Sure, she's sporting a diamond big enough to choke a ho

Jul 23, 2016
The St. Lucia Island Club by Monahan, Brent

The St. Lucia Island Club

Jul 23, 2016
Sorrow road by Keller, Julia.

Sorrow road

"From the small towns of Appalachia they came, the young men who joined the fight for liberty in World War II. Now they are elderly, and some of them--like Harmon Strayer, father of prosecutor Bell Elkins's former law school classmate--suffer from Alzheimer's. When Harmon dies in an Alzheimer's care facility from what appear to be natural causes, Bell confronts a mystery that brims with questions about memory, grief and the lethal cost of burying the past. During a winter of record snow and cold

Jul 23, 2016
Should have played poker by Goldstein, Debra H., author.

Should have played poker

"Carrie Martin's precarious balancing of her corporate law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home is upset when her mother appears, out of the blue, in Carrie's office twenty-six years after abandoning her family. Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and the confession she once considered killing Carrie's father. Carrie seeks answers about her past from her father prior to facing what is in the envelope. Before she can reach his room, she finds her mother mur

Jul 23, 2016
Whitefly by Hamdouchi, Abdelilah.

Whitefly

Set in contemporary Tangier, Morocco, Detective Laafrit investigates the case of four corpses washed up on the beach. The victims are presumed illegal immigrants, drowned trying to reach Spain packed in small fishing boats, however Laafrit soon discovers that one of them has been brutally shot. Guns are illegal in Morocco and the mysterious shooting shakes the police force as the hunt for the murder weapon begins in earnest. With the help of his informants, Laafrit's investigation reveals a spir

Jul 23, 2016
Sun, sand, murder by Keyse-Walker, John, author.

Sun, sand, murder

"As a Special Constable, Teddy Creque is the only police presence on the remote, sun-drenched island of Anegada, nestled in the heart of the British Virgin Islands. In all his years on the job, Teddy has never considered the possibility that he might have to address an actual crime on his peaceful island. That is, until he receives a hysterical call about a dead man on the beach. Indeed, Teddy is shocked to discover Paul Kelliher, a biologist who traveled to the island every summer for research,

Jul 23, 2016
Stalking Ground by Mizushima, Margaret

Stalking Ground

Jul 23, 2016
Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm - A British Library Crime Classic by North, Gil

Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm - A British Library Crime Classic

Jul 23, 2016
Pushing up daisies - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C, author.

Pushing up daisies - an Agatha Raisin mystery

When a wealthy land developer who had been planning to turn a community garden into a housing estate winds up dead, Agatha Raisin is hired by the victim's accused son to clear him of suspicion and identify the real killer among numerous suspects.

Jul 23, 2016
Murder With Macaroni and Cheese by Herbert, A. L.

Murder With Macaroni and Cheese

Jul 23, 2016
The Methods of Sergeant Cluff - A British Library Crime Classic by North, Gil

The Methods of Sergeant Cluff - A British Library Crime Classic

Jul 23, 2016
A Long Time Dead - A Mike Hammer Casebook by Spillane, Mickey/ Collins, Max Allan

A Long Time Dead - A Mike Hammer Casebook

Jul 23, 2016
The Fourth Figure by Aspe, Pieter

The Fourth Figure

Jul 23, 2016
Foreign Bodies by Wishart, David

Foreign Bodies

Jul 23, 2016
Dead Men's Bones by Oswald, James

Dead Men's Bones

Jul 23, 2016
The Dead Hand - A Rachel Gold Mystery by Kahn, Michael A.

The Dead Hand - A Rachel Gold Mystery

Jul 23, 2016
Coastal corpse - a Mango Bay mystery by Ambrose, Marty, author.

Coastal corpse - a Mango Bay mystery

Jul 23, 2016