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The wolfe widow by Abbott, Victoria. author.

The wolfe widow

As Thanksgiving approaches, Jordan Bingham is grateful for her job researching rare books for Vera Van Alst, the infamous curmudgeon of Harrison Falls, New York. But when an uninvited guest makes an appearance, much more than dinner is disrupted and Jordan is thankful just to be alive.

Sep 22, 2014
Stirring the Plot by Gerber, Daryl Wood

Stirring the Plot

Sep 22, 2014
Stages of grey by Simon, Clea, author.

Stages of grey

Dulcie never considered herself a player. But when her friends drag her to a new local theatre company that is updating Ovid with a disco version of The Metamorphosis, the grad student finds herself in the front row of a murder. This could be the end of the struggling company, which is also plagued by money woes and romantic rivalries. But was jealousy the reason the performer was stabbed? Or are there darker secrets behind the scenes? And what role does Gus, the troupe's feline mascot, play? As

Sep 22, 2014
The skeleton takes a bow by Perry, Leigh, author.

The skeleton takes a bow

After years of hiding in the Thackery family house, Sid the skeleton is delighted to finally have his moment in the spot-light. Every day, Georgia Thackery's daughter, Madison, brings in his skull for her high school production play of Hamlet and every night, she takes him home... Until one night when he's accidentally left at school-and hears the sounds of someone being murdered. But the next day, there's no body and no one seems to be missing. Sid is not a numbskull -- he knows what he heard.

Sep 22, 2014
The rest is silence by Benn, James R.

The rest is silence

"When an unidentified corpse washes ashore at Slapton Sands on England's southern coast, US Army Captain Billy Boyle and his partner, Lieutenant Piotr 'Kaz' Kazimierz, are assigned to investigate. The Devonshire beach is the home to Operation Tiger, the top-secret rehearsal for the approaching D-Day invasion of Normandy, and the area is restricted; no one seems to know where the corpse could have come from. Luckily, Billy and Kaz have a comfortable place to lay their heads at the end of the day:

Sep 22, 2014
Wink of an eye - a mystery by Chandler-Willis, Lynn, 1960-

Wink of an eye - a mystery

"On the run from a double-cross, Las Vegas private investigator Gypsy Moran shows up unexpectedly at his sister Rhonda's house in Wink, Texas. She introduces Gypsy to one of her former students, 12-year-old Tatum McCallen, who is in need of Gypsy's services. Tatum wants to hire Gypsy to investigate his father Ryce's alleged suicide. His dad was a deputy with the Sheriff's department and was found hanged in their backyard. Tatum believes his father was murdered after he went inquiring after the d

Sep 22, 2014
Sister Eve, private eye by Hinton, J. Lynne.

Sister Eve, private eye

"Sister Eve always says God moves in mysterious ways. And Eve adores a good mystery, especially a murder. A member of the Benedictine Order in Pecos, New Mexico, Sister Evangeline has been feeling disconnected and a bit uncertain about her calling. She'snot thrilled when she must return home to Madrid, New Mexico, to care for her testy, ailing father, but she's also invigorated to take on some new challenges. Retired Police Captain Jackson Divine is in trouble. "The Captain" is a Private Eye spe

Sep 22, 2014
Sherlock Holmes - gods of war by Lovegrove, James.

Sherlock Holmes - gods of war

"1913. The clouds of war are gathering. The world's great empires vie for supremacy. Europe is in turmoil, a powder keg awaiting a spark. A body is discovered on the shore below Beachy Head, just a mile from Sherlock Holmes's retirement cottage. The local police are satisfied that it's a suicide. The victim, a young man, recently suffered a disappointment in love, and Beachy Head is notorious as a place where the desperate and depressed leap to their deaths. Holmes, however, suspects murder. As

Sep 22, 2014
Soul of the fire by Pattison, Eliot.

Soul of the fire

"When Shan Tao Yun and his old friend Lokesh are abruptly dragged away by Public Security, he is convinced that their secret, often illegal, support of struggling Tibetans has brought their final ruin. But his fear turns to confusion as he discovers he has been chosen to fill a vacancy on a special international commission investigating Tibetan suicides. Soon he finds that his predecessor was murdered, and when a monk sets himself on fire in front of the commissioners he realizes that the Commis

Sep 22, 2014
The spirit and the skull by Hayes, J. M., author.

The spirit and the skull

Murder is unthinkable to the People--a Paleolithic tribe migrating across Alaska and becoming some of the first undocumented immigrants to enter the Americas. For them, murder isn't merely tragic, it's forbidden. Murder poisons the entire tribe and puts it at odds with nature, the Spirits, and the mighty Earth Mother. A murderer must be found and removed in order to put the world back in balance. Raven is the aging Spirit Man to a band in which a member has been strangled with a garrote. Worse,

Sep 22, 2014
Safari - A Stanley Hastings Mystery by Hall, Parnell

Safari - A Stanley Hastings Mystery

Sep 22, 2014
The Potted Gardener by Beaton, M. C.

The Potted Gardener

Sep 22, 2014
Older than goodbye - a Judd Wheeler mystery by Helms, Richard W., 1955-

Older than goodbye - a Judd Wheeler mystery

Sep 22, 2014
Risky Undertaking - A Buryin' Barry Mystery by De Castrique, Mark

Risky Undertaking - A Buryin' Barry Mystery

Sep 22, 2014
Summer of the dead - a novel by Keller, Julia, author.

Summer of the dead - a novel

"High summer in Acker's Gap, West Virginia--but no one's enjoying the rugged natural landscape. Not while a killer stalks the small town and its hard-luck inhabitants. County prosecutor Bell Elkins and Sheriff Nick Fogelsong are stymied by a murderer who seems to come and go like smoke on the mountain. At the same time, Bell must deal with the return from prison of her sister, Shirley--who, like Bell, carries the indelible scars of a savage past. In the third mystery chronicling the journey of B

Sep 22, 2014
A scream in Soho by Brandon, John G. (John Gordon), 1879- author.

A scream in Soho

Sep 22, 2014
The stone wife - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter.

The stone wife - a Peter Diamond investigation

When a competitive-bidding war for a rare carved stone is interrupted by three masked men who kill the highest bidder, Peter Diamond and his team investigate the carving's mystical origins while Ingeborg goes undercover to learn about the murder weapon.

Sep 22, 2014
Tel Aviv Noir by Keret, Etgar (EDT)/ Gavron, Assaf (EDT)

Tel Aviv Noir

Sep 22, 2014
The white sea by Johnston, Paul, 1957- author.

The white sea

Wealthy ship-owner Kostas Gatsos has been missing for several weeks, having been snatched from his luxury villa on the idyllic island of Lesvos. Curiously, there has been no ransom demand. When the police investigation stalls, the desperate Gatsos family turn to private investigator Alex Mavros for help. Inherently suspicious of the super-rich and initially reluctant to take on the case, Mavros finds himself dealing with a highly dysfunctional family with more than a few skeletons in its closet,

Sep 22, 2014
Yet Another Death in Venice by Heald, Tim

Yet Another Death in Venice

Sep 22, 2014