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Plague land by Sykes, S. D., author.

Plague land

"Oswald de Lacy was never meant to be the Lord of Somerhill Manor. Dispatched to a monastery at the age of seven, sent back at seventeen when his father and two older brothers are killed by the plague, Oswald has no experience of running an estate. He finds the years of pestilence and neglect have changed the old place dramatically, not to mention the attitude of the surviving peasants. Yet some things never change. Oswald's mother remains the powerful matriarch of the family, and his sister Cle

Mar 1, 2015
Played by the book by Arlington, Lucy.

Played by the book

The owner of the Novel Idea Literary Agency is thrilled when former local boy and popular television show host Damian York returns to Inspiration Valley, North Carolina, to launch his new gardening book.

Mar 3, 2015
Poison ivy - a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Riggs, Cynthia.

Poison ivy - a Martha's Vineyard mystery

"On her first day as adjunct professor at Ivy Green College, Victoria Trumbull recognizes the stench emanating from her classroom as more than just dead mice. Brownie, the groundskeeper's mangy mutt, soon discovers a second body hiding beneath a cluster of poison ivy. The stakes have never been higher for Ivy Green, which is on the brink of losing already-lukewarm support from its accredited partner, Cape Cod University. Thackery Wilson, the founder of Ivy Green, worries that the bad publicity

Feb 28, 2015
Quarry's choice by Collins, Max Allan.

Quarry's choice

"Biloxi blues: Quarry is a pro in the murder business. When the man he works for becomes a target himself, Quarry is sent South to remove a traitor in the ranks. But in this wide-open city--with sin everywhere, and betrayal around every corner--Quarry must make the most dangerous choice of his deadly career: who to kill?"--Page [4] of cover.

Mar 3, 2015
Rat race by Francis, Dick.

Rat race

Assigned to fly four racing buffs to the track, pilot Matt Shore is forced to make an emergency landing, and he soon finds out that the mob has been tampering with the horseracing industry.

Mar 3, 2015
Reykjavik nights - an Inspector Erlendur novel by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961-

Reykjavik nights - an Inspector Erlendur novel

Mar 3, 2015
Running with wild blood by Finger, Gerrie Ferris.

Running with wild blood

"Recruited to investigate a cold-case murder when a key witness suddenly gets back his memory, Moriah Dru tackles difficult complications when the victim's father takes things into his own hands and winds up dead."--

Mar 3, 2015
Satan's Lullaby - a medieval mystery by Royal, Priscilla.

Satan's Lullaby - a medieval mystery

It is the autumn of 1278. The harvest is in. The air is crisp. Dusty summer breathes a sigh before the dark seasons arrive. For Prioress Eleanor, dark times arrive early in Norfolk. Abbess Isabeau, the head of her order, has sent Father Etienne Davoir from its headquarters in France to inspect all aspects of Tyndall Priory from its morals to its roofs. Surely the Abbess would not have chosen her own brother for this rare and thorough investigation unless the cause was serious and she had reasons

Mar 3, 2015
Shadow of the raven - a Dr. Thomas Silkstone mystery by Harris, Tessa, author.

Shadow of the raven - a Dr. Thomas Silkstone mystery

In the notorious mental hospital known as Bedlam, Dr. Thomas Silkstone seeks out a patient with whom he is on intimate terms. But he is unprepared for the state in which he finds Lady Lydia Farrell. Shocked into action, Thomas vows to help free Lydia by appealing to the custodian of her affairs, Mr. Nicholas Lupton. But when Silkstone arrives at the Boughton Estate to speak to Lupton, he finds that another form of madness has taken over the village. Sweeping changes to the Boughton Estate threat

Feb 25, 2015
Sidetracked by Collins, Brandilyn.

Sidetracked

"Thirty-four-year-old Delanie Miller has fled her dark past and is now settled into a quiet life in small-town Redbud, Kentucky. She has friends, a faux "family" who lives in her house, and a loving boyfriend who may soon ask her to marry him. Her aching dream of a husband and future children are about to come true. But protecting this life of promise means keeping a low profile and guarding the truth of her past-from everyone."--

Mar 3, 2015
Slayed on the Slopes by Dyer-Seeley, Kate

Slayed on the Slopes

Feb 28, 2015
Someone to watch over me - a thriller by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, author.

Someone to watch over me - a thriller

"A young man with Down's Syndrome has been convicted of burning down his assisted living facility and killing five people, but a fellow inmate at his secure psychiatric unit has hired Thora to prove Jakob is innocent. If he didn't do it, who did? And how is the multiple murder connected to the death of a young woman, killed in what was supposed to be a hit-and-run?" --

Mar 3, 2015
Stiff penalty by Ryan, Annelise, author.

Stiff penalty

"Deputy coroner Mattie Winston knows a thing or two about dead bodies. That's why she's on the case of Derrick Ames, a high school math teacher stabbed to death with a barbecue fork straight to the heart. Sure, she's turned up some motives and a few suspects, but nothing adds up. Especially when the evidence points to Ames's teenage son. Newly pregnant Mattie can't believe it, even as her own long-estranged father may be following her. But one thing's certain, she'd better start figuring things

Mar 3, 2015
Suspendered Sentence by Bradford, Laura

Suspendered Sentence

Feb 28, 2015
Suspendered sentence by Bradford, Laura, author.

Suspendered sentence

"After the Stoltzfus barn catches fire, Claire is awed by the response of the community. Hundreds of Amish men gather together to raise a new barn for the family in a matter of days. But in the midst of the work, a human skeleton is unearthed. Found with the remains is half of a friendship bracelet last seen on Sadie Lehman, an Amish teen long believed to have left her strict upbringing for the allure of English ways. Now Detective Jakob Fisher--once a member of the Amish community himself--is d

Mar 3, 2015
Tails, You Lose by Perry, Carol J.

Tails, You Lose

Feb 28, 2015
Tear down and die by Slan, Joanna Campbell, author.

Tear down and die

While on a trip to her grandfather's home on the picturesque Treasure Coast of Florida, empty-nester Cara Mia Delgatto impulsively snaps up an abandoned building, only to discover it's already occupied by a fresh corpse. While a murder investigation swirls around her, and she works to open a store specializing in recycled and repurposed decor items, she bumps into an old boyfriend who claims to still love her, but whose affection just might be a ploy to save himself from a murder plea.

Mar 3, 2015
The beige man by Tursten, Helene, 1954-

The beige man

"Goteborg, Sweden: A high-speed chase of a stolen BMW takes a chilling turn when the two police officers involved witness a gruesome hit-and-run. When they finally recover the abandoned vehicle, search dogs are unable to trace the thieves, but they do uncover an entirely different horror: the half-naked corpse of a young girl in a nearby root cellar. As Detective Inspector Irene Huss and her colleagues struggle to put the pieces together, they discover a disturbing connection. The man whose car

Mar 3, 2015
The Blue and the Grey by Trow, M. J.

The Blue and the Grey

Mar 3, 2015
The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons - A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery by Block, Lawrence

The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons - A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery

Mar 3, 2015