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Mississippi noir by

Mississippi noir

Aug 26, 2016
Mr Campion's fault by Ripley, Mike, author.

Mr Campion's fault

"Following the death of the senior English master in a tragic road accident, Mr Campion's son Rupert and daughter-in-law Perdita are helping out at Ash Grange School for Boys, where Perdita's godfather is headmaster. While Perdita is directing the end-of-term play, a musical version of Dr Faustus, Rupert is tackling the school's rugby football team-- and both of them are finding their allotted tasks more of a challenge than they had anticipated. When the headmaster telephones Albert Campion to i

Aug 26, 2016
Murder in Schwyz by Nelson, D. L., 1942- author.

Murder in Schwyz

Aug 26, 2016
Murder in style - an Ellie Quicke mystery by Heley, Veronica, author.

Murder in style - an Ellie Quicke mystery

Ellie Quicke finds you can choose your friends but not your family. Poppy's wealthy father hadn't liked the look of the men whom his twin daughters intended to marry, and had set them up in the Magpie fashion boutique to ensure they would be able to support themselves; at the same time ensuring that the girls made a will in one another's favour. The business prospered and expanded until, many years later, skeletons start to come out of the closet. Bodies too...And Ellie's enquiries uncover a hor

Aug 26, 2016
Murder in style by Heley, Veronica, author.

Murder in style

When Poppy Cordover is found dead at the bottom of the stairs in the boutique she co-owns with her twin sister Juno, Ellie Quicke's investigation into Poppy's death quickly uncovers a hornet's nest of greed, malice, and tragic secrets.

Aug 23, 2016
Murder in the Courthouse - A Hailey Dean Mystery by Grace, Nancy

Murder in the Courthouse - A Hailey Dean Mystery

Aug 26, 2016
Murder in the mangroves by Ambrose, Marty.

Murder in the mangroves

Mallie Monroe's life as a reporter on Coral Island has finally settled down. She's adjusted to the Florida lifestyle, received a small raise, and is enjoying a playful romance with island cop Nick Billie. Things start to heat up when Mallie's old boyfriend, Cole, reappears and she finds herself torn between two men. But just before the annual Mango Festival, which had promised to be a pleasant distraction, the body of the Mango Queen is found in the mangroves. So it's back to business and Mallie

Aug 20, 2016
Murder on Brittany shores - a mystery by Bannalec, Jean-Luc, 1966- author.

Murder on Brittany shores - a mystery

"Ten miles off the coast of Brittany lie the fabled Glenan Islands. Boasting sparkling white sands and crystal clear waters, they seem perfectly idyllic, until one day in May three bodies wash up on shore. At first glance the deaths appear accidental, but as the identities of the victims comes to light, cantankerous Commisaire Dupin is pulled back into action for a case of what seems to be cold-blooded murder. Ever viewed as an outsider in a region full of myths and traditions, Dupin finds himse

Aug 24, 2016
Night passage by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010.

Night passage

Fired from Los Angeles for drinking, Jesse Stone lands a job as police chief in a Massachusetts town whose leaders want a pushover. When a white supremacist militiaman tries murder, Stone surprises them.

Aug 26, 2016
No Echo by Holt, Anne

No Echo

Aug 24, 2016
No pity for the dead by Herriman, Nancy, author.

No pity for the dead

""Herriman skillfully brings 1867 San Francisco to life in all its beauty and treachery."--Anna Lee Huber, National Bestselling Author of the Lady Darby Mysteries -- The author of No Comfort for the Lost returns with a new mystery of Old San Francisco... British-born nurse Celia Davies runs a free medical clinic to assist the poor women of San Francisco. Aided in her endeavors by her half-Chinese cousin, Barbara, and her feisty housekeeper, Addie, Celia has earned the trust and friendship of man

Aug 26, 2016
Out of nowhere by Dunlap, Susan, author.

Out of nowhere

"Zen student and stunt double Darcy Lott is thrilled to be reunited with her brother Mike, who disappeared twenty years earlier. But her joy at bringing him home to San Francisco turns to fear when she learns that he has become the victim of escalating attacks--and he has no idea who is targeting him. Darcy determines to find out who is after him and why--before the attacks turn deadly. However, when Darcy searches Mike's apartment, a disturbing discovery makes her question whether she really kn

Aug 26, 2016
Outfoxed by Rosenfelt, David, author.

Outfoxed

"Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter spends as much time as he can working on his true passion, the Tara Foundation, the dog rescue organization he runs. Lately, Andy has been especially involved in a county prison program where inmates help train dogs the Tara Foundation has rescued to make them more adoptable, benefiting both the dogs and the prisoners. One of the prisoners Andy has been working with is Brian Atkins, who has 18 months left on a 5-year term for fraud. Brian has been helping to train

Aug 21, 2016
Peril in Paradise by Ambrose, Marty, author.

Peril in Paradise

Aug 20, 2016
Permanent Sunset - A Sabrina Salter Mystery by Dorsey, C. Michele

Permanent Sunset - A Sabrina Salter Mystery

Aug 26, 2016
Playing with fire - a Daniel Jacobus mystery by Elias, Gerald, author.

Playing with fire - a Daniel Jacobus mystery

"Blind violinist Daniel Jacobus is living in self-imposed exile and enjoying a peaceful Christmas Eve when he receives an anxious phone call from obscure violin-maker Amadeo Borlotti, urgently requesting a meeting. In their festivity, Daniel Jacobus and his dear friends Nathaniel and Yumi make light of it and dismiss Borlotti's request. But when Borlotti goes mising after a fire in his shop, it's up to Jacobus and his team to investigate the disappearance. Where are the violins which should have

Aug 26, 2016
Playing With Fire by Elias, Gerald

Playing With Fire

Aug 23, 2016
Precious and Grace by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author.

Precious and Grace

"The delightful seventeenth installment of the ever-popular, perennially best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective, is a little short on help. The co-director of the agency, Grace Makutsi, is busy with her own case, her client none other than their erstwhile assistant, Mr. Polopetsi, who has unwittingly involved himself in a pyramid scheme. The agency's other assistant, Charlie, may also need more help than he can offer, as he is newl

Aug 26, 2016
Presumption of guilt by Mayor, Archer, author.

Presumption of guilt

"A forty-year-old skeleton is found encased in a concrete slab at a recently decommissioned nuclear energy site. It becomes a case for the Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI) and its leader, Joe Gunther, since they have the resources and the ability toinvestigate an old, very cold, missing persons case that has now been reclassified as murder. The victim was Hank Mitchell, and Gunther must chase down old rumors and speculations who benefited from his death and the disappearance of his body? An

Aug 26, 2016
Quarry in the Black by Collins, Max Allan

Quarry in the Black

Aug 26, 2016