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Buried by Masterton, Graham

Buried

Feb 7, 2016
Brighton belle by Sheridan, Sara, 1968-

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.

Feb 7, 2016
Where it hurts by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-

Where it hurts

Gus Murphy thought he had the world all figured out. A retired Suffolk County cop, Gus had everything a man could want: a great marriage, two kids, a nice house, and the rest of his life ahead of him. But when tragedy strikes, his life is thrown into complete disarray. A gritty, atmospheric new series about the other side of Long Island, far from the wealth of the Hamptons, where real people live - and die.

Feb 7, 2016
Summit Lake by Donlea, Charlie.

Summit Lake

"Set in a small, picturesque North Carolina town, Charlie Donlea’s suspenseful debut novel tells the haunting story of a murdered law school student, the reporter assigned to her story—and the intimate connection that comes when the living walk in the footsteps of the dead."--

Feb 7, 2016
Stiff competition by Ryan, Annelise, author.

Stiff competition

Deputy coroner Mattie Winston investigates a real estate developer's murder while hunting for Detective Hurley's missing teenage daughter.

Feb 7, 2016
River Road by Goodman, Carol, author.

River Road

When one of her students is killed in a hit-and-run on River Road, it raises memories of Nan Lewis's own daughter, killed in a similar accident six years prior. And because Nan has damage to her car after hitting a deer while driving home from a faculty holiday party that same night, she becomes a suspect. In the days following the accident, Nan finds herself shunned by the community-- and begins to suspect that the two accidents are connected.

Feb 7, 2016
Blood sisters by Masterton, Graham, author.

Blood sisters

Katie Maguire never thought Ireland's nuns would need her protection...In a nursing home on the outskirts of Cork, an elderly nun has been suffocated in her sleep. It looks like a mercy-killing--until another sister from the same convent is found floating in the Glashaboy river. The nuns were good women, doing God's work. Why would anyone want to kill them? But then a child's skull is unearthed in the garden of the nuns' convent, and DS Katie Maguire discovers a fifty-year-old secret that just m

Feb 7, 2016
Cold Florida by Depoy, Phillip

Cold Florida

Feb 7, 2016
The Cracked Spine by Shelton, Paige, author.

The Cracked Spine

"In need of a good adventure, Delaney Nichols takes the leap and moves to Edinburgh, Scotland to start a job at The Cracked Spine. She doesn't know much about what she's gotten herself into, other than that the work sounds exciting, and that her new boss, Edwin MacAlister, has given her the opportunity of a lifetime. Edwin has promised that she'll be working with "a desk that has seen the likes of kings and queens, paupers and princes," and Delaney can't wait to get started. When she arri

Feb 7, 2016
Death Descends on Saturn Villa by Kasasian, M. R. C.

Death Descends on Saturn Villa

Feb 7, 2016
Tundra kill - a novel by Jones, Stan, 1947- author.

Tundra kill - a novel

"Nathan Active, top cop in a stretch of Alaskan tundra larger than fifteen of the United States, must figure out what connects Alaska's gorgeous female governor to a dog musher run down and killed by a snowmobile. Nathan's career is on the line as he's plunged into the bizarre family dynamics and outsize political ambitions of the most dangerous woman he ever met." --

Feb 7, 2016
Brotherhood in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Brotherhood in death

"Sometimes brotherhood can be another word for conspiracy. . . . Dennis Mira just had two unpleasant surprises. First he learned that his cousin Edward was secretly meeting with a real estate agent about their late grandfather's magnificent West Village brownstone, despite the promise they both made to keep it in the family. Then, when he went to the house to confront Edward about it, he got a blunt object to the back of the head. Luckily Dennis is married to Charlotte Mira, the NYPSD's top prof

Feb 7, 2016
Mortal Dilemma by Griffin, H. Terrell

Mortal Dilemma

Feb 7, 2016
Here comes the bribe - a bed-and-breakfast mystery by Daheim, Mary, author.

Here comes the bribe - a bed-and-breakfast mystery

"The 30th book in Mary Daheim's beloved Bed-and-Breakfast series, which continues to delight her devoted fans"--

Feb 7, 2016
The ex - a novel by Burke, Alafair, author.

The ex - a novel

After agreeing to defend her ex-fiance´ when he is arrested for a triple homicide, top criminal lawyer, Olivia Randall begins to have doubts as the evidence mounts against him.

Feb 7, 2016
Death of a dishonorable gentleman - a mystery by Arlen, Tessa, author.

Death of a dishonorable gentleman - a mystery

"Lady Montfort has been planning her annual summer costume ball for months, and with scrupulous care. Pulling together the food, flowers and a thousand other details for one of the most significant social occasions of the year is her happily accepted responsibility. But when her husband's degenerate nephew is found murdered, it's more than the ball that is ruined. In fact, Lady Montfort fears that the official police enquiry, driven by petty snobbery and class prejudice, is pointing towards her

Feb 7, 2016
Backhand smash by Gregson, J. M., author.

Backhand smash

"Detective Sergeant Clyde Northcott--DCI Peach's tall, black, powerful prote´ge´--has no interest in joining the snooty Birch Lane Tennis Club. So it is unfortunate for him when committee member Olive Crawshaw decides he would be the perfect talisman for the club's new, and controversial, policy to recruit members from a wider ethnic and social background. Clyde soon finds himself thrust into an exclusive community where his rusty tennis skills are the least of his concerns: for 'exclusive' does

Feb 7, 2016
Death of an alchemist by Lawrence, Mary, 1959-

Death of an alchemist

"For years, alchemist Ferris Stannum has devoted himself to developing the Elixir of Life, the reputed serum of immortality. Having tested his remedy successfully on an animal, Stannum intends to send his alchemy journal to a colleague in Cairo for confirmation. Instead he is strangled in his bed and his journal is stolen. As the daughter of an alchemist herself, Bianca is well acquainted with the mystical healing arts. As her husband, John, falls ill with the sweating sickness, she dares to hop

Feb 7, 2016
An eye for murder by Hellmann, Libby Fischer.

An eye for murder

"August, 1944, Prague is where the story begins with a seemingly casual exchange. Decades later, in contemporary Chicago, the consequences emerge through the medium of television."--

Feb 7, 2016
It's a wonderful knife by Wenger, Christine Anne, 1952-, author

It's a wonderful knife

Feb 7, 2016