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New York Nocturne - The Return of Miss Lizzie by Satterthwait, Walter

New York Nocturne - The Return of Miss Lizzie

Apr 28, 2016
Heart of stone - an Ellie Stone mystery by Ziskin, James W., 1960- author.

Heart of stone - an Ellie Stone mystery

"A young newspaper reporter in 1960s' upstate New York, Ellie Stone plays by her own rules and puts her life at risk when she asks too many questions about a suspicious accident"--

Apr 28, 2016
Die of Shame by Billingham, Mark

Die of Shame

Apr 28, 2016
Dead loudmouth by Houston, Victoria, 1945- author.

Dead loudmouth

"A Wisconsin detective must solve a double murder and rescue a kidnapped child"--

Apr 28, 2016
City of Jackals by Bilal, Parker

City of Jackals

Apr 28, 2016
Set the night on fire by Dial, Connie, 1944- author.

Set the night on fire

"In 1971, Josie Corsino is unmarried Josie Pastore, a fresh face chosen from her LAPD policewoman class to be an undercover operative. She is the first female allowed to work in this dangerous assignment, but as a college graduate from a working class family, she quickly finds acceptance among the department's targeted groups. When the story begins, she's immersed in the politics and schemes of one of the most active radical organizations in LA, but after three years in this assignment she's wea

Apr 28, 2016
Sent to the devil by Lebow, Laura, author.

Sent to the devil

"In 1788 Vienna, Court Poet Lorenzo Da Ponte is putting some finishing touches on the libretto for the premiere of his new opera with Mozart, Don Giovanni. A huge success when it debuted in Prague, the Emperor has decreed that it shall be performed in Vienna. But Joseph II is off prosecuting a less-than-popular war against the Turks, and the city itself is in a bit of turmoil. There are voices protesting the war, others who see Turks around every corner. Da Ponte, however, just wants to do his w

Apr 28, 2016
The murder of Mary Russell - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by King, Laurie R., author.

The murder of Mary Russell - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

"Mary Russell is used to dark secrets--her own, and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock Holmes. Trust is a thing slowly given, but over the course of a decade together, the two have forged an indissoluble bond. And what of the other person to whom Mary Russell has opened her heart: the couple's longtime housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson? Russell's faith and affection are suddenly shattered when a man arrives on the doorstep claiming to be Mrs. Hudson's son. What Samuel Hudson tells Russell

Apr 28, 2016
Death deals a hand - a California Zephyr mystery by Dawson, Janet, author.

Death deals a hand - a California Zephyr mystery

"It's April 1953, and Zephyrette Jill McLeod is back on the rails, aboard the fabled train called the California Zephyr. Heading west from Chicago to the San Francisco Bay Area, Jill looks forward to reuniting with family members and the new man in her life. She’s learned to expect and deal with just about anything on the train, from troublesome passengers to long-lost relatives to high-stakes poker games. But the stakes just got even higher: Death has a seat at the table."--

Apr 28, 2016
Deadly ruse - a Mac McClellan mystery by Helms, E. Michael.

Deadly ruse - a Mac McClellan mystery

"After a twenty-four year stint in the Marines, combat veteran Mac McClellan settles in the Florida Panhandle to relax and enjoy being a civilian while he figures out what to do with the rest of his life. But startling revelations about his lady friend and threats of murder lead Mac into the investigation business"--

Apr 28, 2016
Crime and poetry by Flower, Amanda, author.

Crime and poetry

Violet Waverly rushes home to her ailing grandmother to find it was all a ploy to get her closer to home. Violet begins working in Charming Books, her grandma's magical bookshop. Soon a dead man is discovered clutching a volume of Emily Dickinson's poems and Violet is caught up in the mystery.

Apr 28, 2016
St. Ernan's blues by Charles, Paul, 1949- author.

St. Ernan's blues

Apr 28, 2016
Buried by Masterton, Graham, author.

Buried

Katie Maguire knows that in this part of Ireland, the past can never stay buried... In Blarney, Cork, an old millworker's cottage guards its secrets. In 1921, a mother, father and their two young children disappeared from this house. And now, ninety-five years later, their mummified bodies have been discovered under the floorboards. The neighbors cannot imagine who would have killed such a harmless family all those years ago. But as DS Katie Maguire investigates, the flames of old family rivalri

Apr 28, 2016
If onions could spring leeks by Shelton, Paige, author.

If onions could spring leeks

"With summer tourists flocking to Broken Rope, locals volunteer to keep chaos to a minimum. Old West skits are running smoothly, actors are behaving, and stagecoach rides are more popular than ever, but when a spectral visitor appears by ghost train, it's a job only Betts and Gram can handle. Gram soon starts having nightmares about their ghostly visitor's demise. And if a ghost and the hot summer weather weren't making things sticky enough, one of the town's volunteers--a man notorious for havi

Apr 28, 2016
Deadly dunes - a Mac McClellan mystery by Helms, E. Michael, author.

Deadly dunes - a Mac McClellan mystery

Hours after hiring Mac McClellan to investigate the supposed suicide of her archaeologist brother, single-mom Jessie dies in a car accident. Jessie had just showed Mac artifacts and a copy of a map Jake found, items that indicate Hernando de Soto and his explorers might have camped on Five Mile Island during the winter of 1539-1540. Studying the map, Mac determines the site lies in the middle of a planned resort, The Dunes. Declaring the area an historic site could shut the project down. Suspici

Apr 28, 2016
The body in the wardrobe by Page, Katherine Hall. author.

The body in the wardrobe

Attorney Sophie Maxwell has come to Savannah to be with her new husband, Will. But nothing throws cold water on a hot relationship faster than a dead body. Worse for Sophie, no one believes the body she knows she saw is real. Fortunately, Sophie has a good friend in Faith Fairchild. With teenage Amy being bullied by mean girls and husband Tom contemplating a major life change that will affect all the Fairchilds, Faith is eager for distraction in the form of some sleuthing. In between discussions

Apr 28, 2016
Black Hammock - A Noir Thriller Series Set in Jacksonville, Florida by Wiley, Michael

Black Hammock - A Noir Thriller Series Set in Jacksonville, Florida

Apr 28, 2016
Blood of the oak - a novel by Pattison, Eliot, author.

Blood of the oak - a novel

"The fourth entry in the Bone Rattler series advances the protagonist Duncan McCallum to 1765 and into the throes of the Stamp Tax dissent, which marked the beginning of organized resistance to English rule. Duncan follows ritualistic murders that are strangely connected to both the theft of an Iroquois artifact and a series of murders and kidnappings in the network of secret runners supporting the nascent committees of correspondence-which are engaged in the first organized political dissent ac

Apr 28, 2016
Butcher bird by Sykes, S. D., author.

Butcher bird

Oswald de Lacey is growing up fast in his new position as Lord of Somershill Manor. The Black Death changed many things, and just as it took away his father and elder brothers, leaving Oswald to be recalled from the monastery where he expected to spend his life, so it has taken many of his villagers and servants. However, there is still the same amount of work to be done in the farms and fields, and the few people left to do it think they should be paid more - something the King himself has forb

Apr 28, 2016
Brighton belle by Sheridan, Sara, 1968- author

Brighton belle

In post-World War II England, former Secret Service operative Mirabelle Bevan takes a job at a debt collection agency, but when she discovers that a pregnant Hungarian refugee who had taken out a routine loan has been reported dead, she decides to investigate.

Apr 28, 2016