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Where I can see you by Sweazy, Larry D., author. Where I can see you

"Haunted by the disappearance of his mother when he was eight years old, detective Hud Matthews begins his own investigation to find out what really happened so many years before. When a rare murder occurs in the lakeside community, Hud's veteran skills are called upon to capture the killer. Pulled deep into the threads of the community with ties to the past, Hud quickly becomes a target, not only of the killer, but of those who wish the past to be left alone. As Hud gets closer to discovering t

Jan 15, 2017
An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry, author. An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"In this prequel, a young Samuel Craddock, as the newly elected chief of police in Jarrett Creek, must investigate the murder of five black residents and confront the ingrained prejudices in the small Texas town"--

Jan 15, 2017
Unnatural causes by James, P. D. Unnatural causes

A famous mystery writer is found dead at the bottom of a dinghy, with both hands chopped off at the wrists. Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh, with help from his remarkable Aunt Jane, must discover who typed the writer's death sentence before the plot takes another murderous turn.

Jan 15, 2017
The shivering turn - a Jennie Redhead mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. The shivering turn - a Jennie Redhead mystery

"When Mary Corbet walks into private investigator Jennie Redhead's rundown Oxford office one pleasant spring day in 1974, she is a desperate woman. Although sh'e convinced her daughter has been murdered, she can get neither the police nor her husband to agree with her. Jennie is not convinced either, but more out of compassion than conviction agrees to take the case. The only clue she has to go on is a fragment of an obscure 17th century poem she finds in Linda' bedroom: Or will you, like a co

Jan 15, 2017
She stopped for death by Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, 1946- author. She stopped for death

Jan 15, 2017
The Ripper's shadow - a Victorian mystery by Rowland, Laura Joh. The Ripper's shadow - a Victorian mystery

"Miss Sarah Bain, a photographer in Whitechapel, is an independent woman with dark secrets. In the privacy of her studio, she supplements her meager income by taking illicit “boudoir photographs” of the town's local ladies of the night. But when two of her models are found gruesomely murdered within weeks of one another, Sarah begins to suspect it's more than mere coincidence. Teamed with a motley crew of friends--including a street urchin, a gay aristocrat, a Jewish butcher and his wife, and a

Jan 15, 2017
The return of the Raven Mocker - An Alafair Tucker Mystery by Casey, Donis, author. The return of the Raven Mocker - An Alafair Tucker Mystery

Boynton Oklahoma's Alafair Tucker finds time while caring for relatives sick with the Spanish flu to investigate the deaths of two neighbors. With death so commonplace, most have assumed that influenza was the cause, but Alafair suspects foul play. Without the aid of the only witness, a young girl stunned into silence, It is up to Alafair and the new town doctor to discover the truth.

Jan 15, 2017
A perilous undertaking by Raybourn, Deanna, author. A perilous undertaking

"Veronica Speedwell returns in a brand new adventure from Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries. London, 1887. Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to take on an impossible task saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution. Accused of the bru

Jan 15, 2017
Old bones by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Old bones

When a young couple discover human remains buried in the garden of their new house, Detective Inspector Bill Slider is called upon to investigate. It appears that they have found the final resting place of fourteen-year-old Amanda Knight, who disappeared from that same garden two decades before. With a murder twenty years in the past, this is the coldest of cold cases. Most of the suspects and principal players are now dead, and all the passion is long spent ... or is it?

Jan 15, 2017
North of Havana by White, Randy Wayne. North of Havana

Florida marine biologist Doc Ford receives a call for help from a friend whose boat strayed into Cuban waters. Equipped with money for fines, bills and bribes, Ford arrives in Havana with his girlfriend and as he searches for his friend becomes involved in a hunt for the coffin of Columbus.

Jan 15, 2017
Murder in the secret garden by Adams, Ellery, author. Murder in the secret garden

Things really go to seed in the newest novel in the New York Times bestselling Book Retreat mysteries... There is a hidden garden bordering the grounds of Jane Steward's book-themed resort--a garden filled with beautiful but deadly plants such as mandrake and nightshade. Tucked away behind ivy-covered walls and accessible only through a single locked door, as described in the pages of Frances Hodges Burnett's classic novel, the garden is of special interest to Jane's current group of guests, The

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the Ripper by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the Ripper

Inspector Sholto Lestrade investigates murders by Jack the Ripper and other killers, but the rising body count is the least of his problems. The main problem is interference from bumbling Sherlock Holmes and his incompetent sidekick, Dr. Watson. By the author of Lestrade and the Deadly Game.

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the Leviathan by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the Leviathan

"The year is 1910, and Superintendent Sholto Lestrade's lot is not a happy one. He has a number of vicious murders to solve, including those of a man hanged in a church bell tower, a cross-Channel swimmer, and his old sparring partner, Dr. Watson. Meanwhile, anarchists are threatening the peace of Europe, the whole of Scotland Yard is looking for "Peter the Painter," and a bloodthirsty cabbie lies in wait for the Assistant Commissioner. To top it all off, Lestrade gets roped into helping with th

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the hallowed house by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the hallowed house

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the gift of the prince by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the gift of the prince

When a servant girl in Britain's Royal Household is brutally slaughtered, Lestrade travels from Balmoral Castle to the Isle of Skye to the North British Hotel, working "to untangle a villainous web of conspiracy."--Jacket.

Jan 15, 2017
Lestrade and the brother of death by Trow, M. J. Lestrade and the brother of death

From his wheelchair, convalescing in a friend's home after breaking a leg on the Titanic, Inspector Lestrade investigates the shooting of the butler. It happened during a hunt and the inspector thinks the bullet was meant for his host, a chief constable.

Jan 15, 2017
Killing Adonis by Donellan, J. M. (Joshua M.), author. Killing Adonis

Freya Miller, funny and tenacious with a taste for vodka, escapes a recent tragedy by answering an advertisement for a nursing job that promises LIGHT DUTIES. LARGE PAY. NO QUESTIONS ASKED OR ANSWERED. Her new employer is the infamous, eccentric, and stupendously rich Vincetti family, heads of the Halcyon Corporation. Her task will be to care for their adored heir, Elijah, who is currently lying in a coma amidst an armada of premium machinery. The Vincettis claim this golden boy is everything fr

Jan 15, 2017
Kentucky woman by Brogan, Mike, author. Kentucky woman

In KENTUCKY WOMAN, an infant, Ellie Stuart, is adopted by a poor, but loving couple in Kentucky. When she's sixteen, they die leaving her alone. In college Ellie searches for her biological parents with the help of law student, Quinn Parker. But there's a problem. A man is trying to kill her. Then they discover why. Ellie might be daughter of a wealthy man who died with no heirs. But even after several valid DNA tests prove she can not possibly be his daughterthe man is still trying to kill her,

Jan 15, 2017
Hope's Peak - a Harper and Lane mystery by Healey, Tony, author. Hope's Peak - a Harper and Lane mystery

"Beyond the shores of Hope’s Peak, North Carolina, evil waits as his next victim approaches. He’ll make her a princess like the others… Detective Jane Harper can’t shake the image of the young woman discovered in a field—eyes closed, a crown of woven vines on her head. She expects macabre murders like this in her native San Francisco, not here. Jane and her partner, Stu, vow to catch the killer, but in this town, that’s easier said than done. The police department is in the grips of a wide-reach

Jan 15, 2017
For time and all eternities by Harrison, Mette Ivie, 1970- author. For time and all eternities

"The Mormon church may have disavowed the polygamy it became so famous for in the 19th century, but for some Fundamentalist Latter-Day Saints, "plural marriage" isn't just ancient history Mormon bishop's wife Linda Wallheim is stunned to learn her son Kenneth has gotten engaged to a young woman from a polygamous family. Naomi Carter may have left the religion she grew up in, but the Carters will still be the Wallheims' in-laws once Kenneth and Naomi are married. Stephen Carter, Naomi's father an

Jan 15, 2017

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