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The man who fell from the sky by Coel, Margaret, 1937- author.

The man who fell from the sky

When Robert Walking Bear's body is found in the Wind River mountains, his death appears to be accidental--except for the fact that he had been hunting for Butch Cassidy's buried loot with a map he had gotten from his grandfather, a map believed to have been drawn by the leader of the Hole in the Wall gang himself. It isn't long before rumors circulate that Robert was murdered by his own cousins to get the map and find the treasure themselves. Despite there being no evidence of foul play, the gos

Sep 1, 2015
A pattern of lies by Todd, Charles, author.

A pattern of lies

"A horrific explosion at a gunpowder mill sends Bess Crawford to war-torn France to keep a deadly pattern of lies from leading to more deaths, in this compelling and atmospheric mystery... An explosion and fire at the Ashton Gunpowder Mill in Kent has killed over a hundred men. It's called an appalling tragedy-- until suspicion and rumor raise the specter of murder. While visiting the Ashton family, Bess Crawford finds herself caught up in a venomous show of hostility that doesn't stop with P

Sep 1, 2015
Poisoned prose by Adams, Ellery, author.

Poisoned prose

Olivia thought gathering some of the most renowned storytellers in one place would be a nice, simple way for herself and the Bayside Book Writers to appreciate their talents. But things take a dark turn when the most famous storyteller in the nation, the captivating performer Violetta Devereaux, announces onstage that she will meet her end in Oyster Bay. When Violetta is discovered murdered after the show, everyone involved with the retreat becomes a suspect. There are rumors that Violetta, who

Sep 1, 2015
Secret world / A Tudor Mystery Featuring Christopher Marlowe by Trow, M. J, author.

Secret world / A Tudor Mystery Featuring Christopher Marlowe

After discovering a family friend was found murdered in her bed, Kit Marlowe sets out to discover who is responsible, drawing the attention of Queen Elizabeth's spymaster Francis Walsingham.

Sep 1, 2015
Copy cat crimes - a Samantha Holt mystery by Wilson, Karen Ann.

Copy cat crimes - a Samantha Holt mystery

On the very same day that a basket of kittens is left at the clinic, a client is found dead in a nearby canal. When veterinary technician Samantha Holt finds counterfeit money hidden in the basket, Dr. Augustin decides the two of them should start snooping around.

Sep 1, 2015
Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery by Griffin, H. Terrell, author.

Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery

Matt Royal is going back to the courtroom. He has agreed to defend his good friend and wife of Longboat Key's Police Chief. Abby Lester has been charged with the murder of Nate Bannister, an unlikeable, shady character. He was found shot to death in his downtown Sarasota condo and the evidence points to Abby as the killer. Matt cannot refuse Abby's pleas for help, despite having retired from the practice of law several years earlier. Now, he must face a hotshot prosecuting attorney with a record

Sep 1, 2015
The marsh madness by Abbott, Victoria, author.

The marsh madness

"Jordan works hard to improve Vera Van Alsts collection of classic detective stories. So when Chadwick Kauffmanheir to the Kauffman fortuneoffers a very good price on a fine collection of Ngaio Marsh first editions owned by his recently deceased stepfather, she is thrilled to meet with him at his fabled summer estate, Summerlea. The next day, Jordan and Vera are shocked to read that Chadwick has died in a fall from the grand staircase at Summerlea. But when the picture in the paper is of a diffe

Sep 1, 2015
The Monet murders by Mort, T. A. (Terry A.), author.

The Monet murders

"Hollywood, 1934. Prohibition is finally over, but there is still plenty of crime for an ambitious young private eye to investigate. Though he has a slightly checkered past, Riley Fitzhugh is well connected in the film industry and is hired by a major producer whose lovely girlfriend has disappeared. He also is hired to recover a stolen Monet, a crime that results in two murders initially, with more to come."--provided by publisher.

Sep 1, 2015
Murder of an open book by Swanson, Denise, author.

Murder of an open book

"A nasty faculty feud leaves one Scumble River teacher belly-up. . . . Her honeymoon may have been less than relaxing, but Skye Boyd ne´e Denison is still high on marital bliss with her new husband, Wally. The fact that their family is about to get bigger is even more exciting, even if Skye is dealing with morning sickness--and trying to hide the news from her ever-meddling mother, May. But Skye quickly comes crashing down from cloud nine when the body of one of her coworkers, science teacher an

Sep 1, 2015
Shakespeare no more - a Jacobean mystery by Hays, Tony.

Shakespeare no more - a Jacobean mystery

Sep 1, 2015
Never look down by Easley, Warren C., author.

Never look down

Kelly Spence, an at-risk teen and tagger, is four stories up at 3:00 one morning when she looks down and witnesses the brutal murder of a woman in the parking lot below. Unluckily the killer spies her but Kelly escapes. Desperate to stay anonymous, she seeks help from someone on the street she trusts, but soon she finds his mutilated body and becomes even more afraid. Cal is drawn into the case by his volatile Cuban friend and landlord who is devastated by the murder: the dead woman had just be

Sep 1, 2015
Thirteen guests by Farjeon, J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson), 1883-1955, author.

Thirteen guests

On a fine autumn weekend, Lord Aveling hosts a hunting party at his country house, Bragley Court. Among the guests are an actress, a journalist, an artist, and a mystery novelist. The unlucky thirteenth is John Foss, injured at the local train station and brought to the house to recuperate--but John is nursing a secret of his own. Soon events take a sinister turn when a painting is mutilated, a dog stabbed, and a man strangled. Death strikes more than one of the house guests, and the police are

Sep 1, 2015
Tipping the valet - a workplace mystery by Beck, K. K.

Tipping the valet - a workplace mystery

Sep 1, 2015
Trick or deceit by Freydont, Shelley, author.

Trick or deceit

After the Museum of Yankee Horrors wins first place (and $10,000)in the town's official Haunted House contest, one of the contest judges is murdered, and it is up to Liz Montgomery to unmask a sore loser. By the author of Independence Slay

Sep 1, 2015
Served cold by Goldberg, Ed

Served cold

Sep 1, 2015
Dark Reservations by Fortunato, John

Dark Reservations

Sep 1, 2015
Career of Evil by Galbraith, Robert

Career of Evil

Sep 1, 2015
Death Wears a Mask by Weaver, Ashley

Death Wears a Mask

Sep 1, 2015
Death on the prairie - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959-

Death on the prairie - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Sep 1, 2015
Death on the High Lonesome by Hayes, Frank

Death on the High Lonesome

Sep 1, 2015