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Yellowstone standoff - a National Park mystery by Graham, Scott, author.

Yellowstone standoff - a National Park mystery

Jun 24, 2016
Willnot - a novel by Sallis, James, 1944- author.

Willnot - a novel

In his celebrated career, James Sallis has created some of the most finely drawn protagonists in crime fiction, all of them thoughtful observers of the human condition: Lew Griffin, the black New Orleans private investigator; retired detective John Turner; the unnamed wheelman in Drive. Dr. Lamar Hale will now join the ranks of Sallis's finest characters. In the woods outside the town of Willnot, the remains of several people have suddenly been discovered, unnerving the community and unsettling

Jun 24, 2016
Wishful Seeing by Kellough, Janet

Wishful Seeing

Jun 24, 2016
Whitefly by Hamdouchi, Abdelilah/ Smolin, Jonathan (TRN)

Whitefly

Jun 24, 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

Jun 24, 2016
The St. Lucia Island Club by Monahan, Brent

The St. Lucia Island Club

Jun 24, 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

Jun 24, 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

Jun 24, 2016
When the music's over - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950- author.

When the music's over - an Inspector Banks novel

"Inspector Alan Banks--hailed as "a man for all seasons" by Michael Connelly--must face the music when he becomes embroiled in one of his most perplexing and distressing cases in this haunting page-turner from New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson. Two women. Two crimes. The first is a poet claiming she was assaulted decades earlier by a man now regarded as one of the country's national treasures. The second is a girl found on a remote roadside, her body broken, her life snuffed out.

Jun 24, 2016
Sibanda and the death's head moth by Elliott, C. M.

Sibanda and the death's head moth

Jun 24, 2016
Rio noir by

Rio noir

Jun 24, 2016
Stealing the Countess by Housewright, David, 1955- author.

Stealing the Countess

Since becoming an unlikely millionaire and quitting the St. Paul Police Department, Rushmore McKenzie has been working as an unlicensed private investigator, basically doing favors for friends and people in need. But even for him, this latest job is unusual. He's been asked to find a stolen Stradivarius, known as the Countess Borromeo, that only the violinist seems to want him to find. Stolen from a locked room in a B&B in the violinist's former hometown of Bayfield, Wisconsin, the violin is val

Jun 24, 2016
The snowfly by Heywood, Joseph.

The snowfly

Jun 24, 2016
The pot thief who studied Escoffier by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Escoffier

The pot thief discovers that archaeology is not nearly as cutthroat as the restaurant business A treasure hunter, pottery dealer, and occasional manufacturer of imitation American Indian artifacts, Albuquerque's Hubie Schuze knows quite a bit about throwing clay. But ancient Native American pottery is not really intended for dining, so he is puzzled when a restaurateur comes to him asking for dinner plates. The job sounds boring, but the fee does not: $25,000 for one hundred plates for a new Aus

Jun 24, 2016
The Women of the Souk by Pearce, Michael

The Women of the Souk

Jun 24, 2016
Trail of echoes by Hall, Rachel Howzell, author.

Trail of echoes

"On a rainy spring day in Los Angeles, homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton is called away from a rare lunch date to Bonner Park, where the body of thirteen-year-old Chanita Lords has been discovered. When Lou and her partner, Colin Taggert, take on the sad task of informing Chanita's mother, Lou is surprised to find herself in the apartment building she grew up in. Chanita was interested in photography and, much like Lou, a black girl destined to leave the housing projects behind. Her death

Jun 24, 2016
Open Season by Mayor, Archer

Open Season

Jun 24, 2016
The Pot Thief Who Studied Einstein by Orenduff, J. Michael

The Pot Thief Who Studied Einstein

Jun 24, 2016
Borderlines by Mayor, Archer.

Borderlines

Detective Joe Gunther is on temporary assignment in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. The discovery of a man's body may indicate the involvement of a back-to-nature cult. Juggling personal problems, disputes between state and local police, animosity between townies and cult members and an increasing number of homicides, Joe moves as fast as he can to solve the crimes.

Jun 24, 2016
Final fondue by Corrigan, Maya.

Final fondue

Jun 24, 2016