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Murder, handcrafted by Alan, Isabella.

Murder, handcrafted

Jun 25, 2016
Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery by Quigley, Jeanne, author.

Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery

"Retired soap opera actress Veronica Walsh leads a fulfilling second act in her Adirondack hometown of Barton. Her boutique, All Things, is thriving and she enjoys a romance with Professor Mark Burke. She has neither the time nor the desire to be an amateur sleuth. Trouble finds her when architect Scott Culverson buys a vintage box at the village's annual flea market and discovers a valuable painting and love letter inside a locked drawer. The awe over the masterpiece, a 1920's portrait of Barto

Jun 25, 2016
Murder on the Quai by Black, Cara, 1951- author.

Murder on the Quai

"The world knows Aimee Leduc, heroine of 15 mysteries in this New York Times bestselling series, as a tres chic, no-nonsense private investigator the toughest and most relentless in Paris. Now author Cara Black dips back in time to reveal how Aimee first became a detective. November 1989: Aimee Leduc is in her first year of college at Paris's preeminent medical school. She lives in a 17th-century apartment that overlooks the Seine with her father, who runs the family detective agency. But the we

Jun 25, 2016
Murder on the last frontier by Pegau, Cathy, author.

Murder on the last frontier

"There's many who feel the Alaska Territory is no place for a woman on her own. But Charlotte Brody, suffragette and journalist, has never let public opinion dictate her life choices. She's come to the frontier town of Cordova, where her brother Michael practices medicine, for the same reason many come to Alaska--to start over. Cordova is gradually getting civilized, but the town is still rougher than Charlotte imagined. And when a local prostitute--one of the working girls her brother has been

Jun 25, 2016
Murder never knocks by Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006, author.

Murder never knocks

After thwarting several assassination attempts and stopping the kidnapping of a socialite, Mike Hammer tries to figure out who wants him dead and why.

Jun 25, 2016
Murder most fowl by Maxwell, Edith, author.

Murder most fowl

"Spring may be just around the corner, but a cold-blooded killer has put the big chill on the residents of Westbury, Massachusetts. It looks like organic farmer-turned-sleuth Cam Flaherty will have to set aside her seedlings for the time being as she tills the soil for clues in the mysterious death of a local poultry maven. With the weather getting warmer, Cam should be spending her days pruning blueberry bushes and taking care of the new batch of chicks that just hatched. But murder knows no s

Jun 25, 2016
Murder has nine lives by Levine, Laura, 1943- author.

Murder has nine lives

The future is looking bright for freelance writer Jaine Austen. She's signed up for a new job, she's looking forward to a tropical vacation, and her cat Prozac is slated to star in a major commercial. But when the claws come out behind the scenes, Jaine worries that murder might be the only thing to meow about. . . .

Jun 25, 2016
Murder frames the scene - a Hawaiʻi mystery by Kneubuhl, Victoria N. (Victoria Nalani), author.

Murder frames the scene - a Hawaiʻi mystery

Murder Frames the Scene is Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl's third novel in her Hawaii Mystery series featuring her two sleuths, part-Hawaiian Mina Beckwith and her fiance, part-Samoan Ned Manusia. Mina Beckwith, currently an out-of-work journalist, and Ned Manusia, an accomplished playwright who sometimes serves the British government in behind-the-scenes operations, find themselves unraveling a deadly web of espionage and murder. As the story opens, Ned is in Japanese occupied Shanghai, where he has

Jun 23, 2016
Murder comes by mail - a Hidden Springs mystery by Gabhart, Ann H., 1947- author.

Murder comes by mail - a Hidden Springs mystery

"Deputy Sheriff Michael Keane doesn't particularly enjoy being touted as the hero of Hidden Springs after pulling a suicidal man back from the edge of the Eagle River bridge in front of dozens of witnesses--a few of whom caught the breathtaking moments with their cameras. But the media hype doesn't last long as a new story pushes its way into the public consciousness of Hidden Springs' concerned citizens. Photos of a dead girl arrive in the mail, and Michael becomes convinced she was murdered

Jun 23, 2016
Mortal fall - a novel of suspense by Carbo, Christine, author.

Mortal fall - a novel of suspense

"A wildlife biologist's shocking death leads to chilling discoveries about a home for troubled teens in Christine Carbo's haunting and compelling new crime novel set in the wilds of Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park police officer Monty Harris knows that each summer at least one person--be it a reckless, arrogant climber or a distracted hiker--will meet tragedy in the park. But Paul "Wolfie" Sedgewick's fatal fall from the sheer cliffs near Going-To-the-Sun Road is incomprehensible. W

Jun 25, 2016
Mississippi Noir by Franklin, Tom (EDT)

Mississippi Noir

Jun 25, 2016
Missing, presumed - a novel by Steiner, Susie, 1971 or 1972- author.

Missing, presumed - a novel

"Detective Manon Bradshaw is 39, single, and miserable as sin. She has endured some of the worst dates in internet history. But she loves her job and performs it brilliantly; all she needs to rise up in the ranks is a big break. Edith Hind is a gorgeous, intrepid graduate student at Cambridge University who seems to have it all: a doting boyfriend, a devoted friend named Helena, a loving mother and a father who is a surgeon to the Royal Family. When Edith turns up missing from her apartment one

Jun 25, 2016
Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel - a mystery by Ballard, Mignon Franklin, author.

Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel - a mystery

"October, 1944. It has been a challenging season for Elderberry's favorite first grade teacher, Miss Dimple Kilpatrick. A beloved former student was recently killed in the war, her brother has become distant, and her friend Odessa, the cook at Pheobe's rooming house, has taken a leave of absence to care for a relative. Still, when Dimple's librarian friend, Virginia, finds a young woman, Dora, on the library porch looking for a place to spend the night, soft-hearted Dimple brings her back to Pho

Jun 25, 2016
Marriage, monsters-in-law, and murder by Rosett, Sara, author.

Marriage, monsters-in-law, and murder

When professional organizer Ellie Avery agrees to help organize a family wedding, things get deadly when a member of the wedding party winds up dead.

Jun 25, 2016
Margaret Truman's deadly medicine - a capital crimes novel by Bain, Donald, 1935- author.

Margaret Truman's deadly medicine - a capital crimes novel

If someone in the pharmaceutical industry came upon a cheaper, non-addictive, and more effective painkiller, would he kill for it? Washington D.C. private detective Robert "Don't call me Bobby" Brixton, along with his mentors, attorneys Mac and Annabel Smith, discover that the answer is a resounding "Yes," as they try to help Jayla King, a medical researcher at a small D.C. pharmaceutical firm, carry on the work of her father. His experiments in the jungles of Papua New Guinea in search of such

Jun 25, 2016
Knit your own murder by Ferris, Monica, author.

Knit your own murder

"In the USA Today bestselling Needlecraft Mysteries, Betsy Devonshire has her hands tied between running her needlework shop and turning her sharp eye for deduction to solving crimes... The Monday Bunch and other local knitters are participating in a fund-raising auction to save a community center, creating a growing pile of stuffed animals and toys right in front of the auctioneers as the audience bids. Among those contributing the most knitted goods is temperamental businesswoman Marsha Hanove

Jun 25, 2016
Knit to be tied by Sefton, Maggie, author.

Knit to be tied

"... Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun Knitters must come together before their whole town unravels. In Fort Connor, Colorado, the friends at the House of Lambspun knitting shop are welcoming a new face into the fold. Shy, sweet, and pregnant Nancy Marsted would like to knit a baby hat, and the Lambspun ladies are more than happy to show her the ropes. They share their own pregnancy yarns and soon learn the father of Nancy's baby isn't quite the man she dreamed he was. He's a cad. Then one dark

Jun 25, 2016
In the land of milk and honey - an Elizabeth Harris novel by Jensen, Jane, author.

In the land of milk and honey - an Elizabeth Harris novel

"With its peaceful, hardworking Amish population, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a rural paradise. But former NYPD homicide detective Elizabeth Harris knows that evil lurks there--it's just easier to hide... By solving the murders of two local girls,Elizabeth has gained some trust from the Amish community. So she's the first person its members turn to when a fast and fatal illness takes hold, though many believe that the sickness stems from a hexerei--a curse placed by a practitioner of old-

Jun 25, 2016
I shot the Buddha by Cotterill, Colin.

I shot the Buddha

"Laos, 1979: Retired coroner Siri Paiboun and his wife, Madame Daeng, have never been able to turn away a misfit. As a result, they share their small Vientiane house with an assortment of homeless people, mendicants, and oddballs. One of these oddballs is Noo, a Buddhist monk, who rides out on his bicycle one day and never comes back, leaving only a cryptic note in the refrigerator. Realizing that he needs rescuing, Siri and Daeng sneak illegally across the Mekhong River to Thailand, trying to t

Jun 25, 2016
Hot start - a Cordell Logan mystery by Freed, David, 1954- author.

Hot start - a Cordell Logan mystery

"A notorious, international big game hunter and his beautiful, former flight attendant wife are gunned down at long range late one sweltering summer night while swimming naked on their seaside estate in opulent Rancho Bonita, California. Police investigators are convinced that the killer is a strident, outspoken animal rights activist with both military experience and a criminal record. The evidence against him would appear overwhelming--until rumors begin to surface that others may have had the

Jun 25, 2016