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Those who feel nothing by Guttridge, Peter, author.

Those who feel nothing

While investigating a scandal involving the director of the Royal Pavilion, Sarah Gilchrist and Bellamy Heap discover looted Cambodian antiquities in the tunnels beneath the Pavilion, along with a recently buried corpse.

Aug 21, 2014
Unnatural Murder - a Josie Corsino Mystery by Dial, Connie, 1944-

Unnatural Murder - a Josie Corsino Mystery

Aug 21, 2014
To Fudge or Not to Fudge by Coco, Nancy

To Fudge or Not to Fudge

Aug 21, 2014
Queen of hearts by Bowen, Rhys.

Queen of hearts

"Lady Georgiana Rannoch, thirty-fifth in line for the British throne, knows how to play the part of an almost royal--but now she's off to Hollywood, where she must reprise her role as sleuth or risk starring in an all-too-convincing death scene ... My mother, the glamorous and much-married actress, is hearing wedding bells once again--which is why she must hop across the pond for a quickie divorce in Reno. To offer my moral support, and since all expenses are paid by her new hubby-to-be, Max, I

Aug 21, 2014
Murder in the mystery suite by Adams, Ellery, author.

Murder in the mystery suite

Tucked away in the rolling hills of rural western Virginia is the storybook resort of Storyton Hall, catering to book lovers who want to get away from it all. To increase her number of bookings, resort manager Jane Steward has decided to host a Murder and Mayhem week so that fans of the mystery genre can gather together for some role-playing and fantasy crime solving. But when the winner of the scavenger hunt, Felix Hampden, is found dead in the Mystery Suite, and the valuable book he won as his

Aug 21, 2014
Death of an addict by Beaton, M. C.

Death of an addict

Constable Hamish MacBeth goes undercover to investigate the mysterious death of a recovered heroin addict, whose church has been suspected of being in the drug trade.

Aug 21, 2014
The frozen dead by Minier, Bernard.

The frozen dead

"In a snowbound valley, deep in the French Pyrenees, a dark story of madness and revenge is unfolding. The first victim is a horse: its headless, flayed body hangs suspended from the edge of a frozen cliff. On the same day as the gruesome discovery takes place, Diane Berg, a young psychiatrist starts her first job at a high security asylum for the criminally insane, just a few miles away. She is baffled by the slightly unorthodox methods the asylum's director uses, and then greatly alarmed when

Aug 21, 2014
Dead float by Easley, Warren C., author.

Dead float

"If you are a fly fisherman, it doesn't get any better than the salmon fly hatch on the Deschutes River, Oregon's legendary trout fishing venue. Cal Claxton--a small town lawyer who works to fish--has to pinch himself when his best friend and fishing guide, Philip Lone Deer, asks him to help guide an upcoming trip with a group of executives from a high-tech firm in Portland. But the trip through the remote Deschutes River Canyon turns ugly when a member of the fishing party is murdered. Everyo

Aug 21, 2014
A little night murder - a Blackbird sisters mystery by Martin, Nancy, 1953-

A little night murder - a Blackbird sisters mystery

"Nora Blackbird--pregnant at last!--is spending summer afternoons wallowing in the Bucks County pool of her best friend, Lexie Paine, who has just been released from prison. At night, Nora is covering Philadelphia's high-society events for the local newspaper. And this time she doesn't have to look far for a good story. Next door, a Broadway show is in rehearsal at the estate of Toodles Tuttle, the long-deceased but ever-legendary composer. Reigning over the estate is Toodles's diva widow, Boom

Aug 21, 2014
Paw and Order - A Chet and Bernie Mystery by Quinn, Spencer, author.

Paw and Order - A Chet and Bernie Mystery

After setting things right in a case that took them all the way to the Louisiana bayou, P.I. Bernie LIttle and his faithful canine companion Chet decide to take the long way home and pay a visit to Bernie's girlfriend, Suzie Sanchez, an up-and-coming journalist now living in Washington D.C. Suzie is working on a big story she can't talk about, and when her source, a mysterious Brit with possible intelligence connections, runs into trouble of the worst kind, Bernie suddenly finds himself under a

Aug 21, 2014
A body in the backyard - a Myrtle Clover mystery by Spann Craig, Elizabeth.

A body in the backyard - a Myrtle Clover mystery

It's just an ordinary day for octogenarian sleuth Myrtle Clover - until her yardman discovers a dead body planted in her backyard. This death isn't cut and dried - the victim was bashed in the head with one of Myrtle's garden gnomes. Myrtle's friend Miles recognizes the body and identifies him as Charles Clayborne - reluctantly admitting he's a cousin. Charles wasn't the sort of relative you bragged about - he was a garden variety sleaze, which is very likely why he ended up murdered. As Myrtle

Aug 21, 2014
Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963- author.

Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery

"The fourth book in the series finds Verlaque and Bonnet on vacation on a remote island in the glittering Mediterranean Like Donna Leon and Andrea Camilleri, M. L. Longworth's books enchant mystery lovers with a taste for good food and gorgeous landscapes. In Murder on the I^le Sordou, Judge Antoine Verlaque and his girlfriend, law professor Marine Bonnet, are hoping to enjoy a relaxing holiday at the Locanda Sordou, an opulent hotel that is reopening after decades, but someone has other plans

Aug 21, 2014
Weirdo by Unsworth, Cathi, author.

Weirdo

An atmospheric thriller about a teenage girl convicted of murder in a 1980s seaside town and the private investigator who reopens the case to discover that she may not have acted alone.

Aug 21, 2014
The elusive Mrs. Pollifax by Gilman, Dorothy, 1923-2012.

The elusive Mrs. Pollifax

Mrs. Pollifax has a new hat, and only she and Mr. Carstairs know it conceals eight false passports which she must smuggle into Bulgaria. In her third adventure, Mrs. Pollifax finds herself working with members of the underground to free political prisoners while trying to escape the secret police in Bulgaria. In addition, she helps a young American girl find one of her missing traveling companions.

Aug 21, 2014
Dead of night by White, Randy Wayne.

Dead of night

Asked to check on his friend's brother, a reclusive biologist who has not been answering his phone, Doc Ford interrupts a violent crime and finds himself embroiled in a deadly case involving eco-terrorism and personal revenge.

Aug 21, 2014
Well read, then dead by Moran, Terrie Farley.

Well read, then dead

When a shy, elderly book club member is murdered, Fort Myers Beach bookstore café owners Mary Cabot and Bridget Mayfield must read between the lines to catch a killer. Includes a recipe.

Aug 21, 2014
Book fair and foul by Chase, Erika.

Book fair and foul

When book club member Lizzie Turner is accused of murdering Ashley Dixon, a book publicist she hates, her fellow members, including bookstore owner Molly Mathews, must rewrite Lizzie's fate by finding the real killer.

Aug 21, 2014
Really the blues by Koenig, Joseph, author.

Really the blues

American jazz musician Eddie Piron investigates after the drummer for his band turns up floating face down in the Seine during the Nazi occupation of Paris.

Aug 21, 2014
Spring tide by Börjlind, Cecilia, 1961-

Spring tide

Aug 21, 2014
Shear trouble by Spann Craig, Elizabeth.

Shear trouble

When a local ladies man is found dead with a pair of shears sticking out of his chest, quilter Beatrice Coleman must unravel a tangled mess of clues to find out which resident of Dappled Hills, North Carolina, is responsible. Includes quilting tips.

Aug 21, 2014