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Crimson snow - winter mysteries by Crimson snow - winter mysteries

Crimson Snow brings together a dozen vintage crime stories set in winter. Welcome to a world of Father Christmases behaving oddly, a famous fictional detective in a Yuletide drama, mysterious tracks in the snow, and some very unpleasant carol singers. There's no denying that the supposed season of goodwill is a time of year that lends itself to detective fiction.On a cold night, it's tempting to curl up by the fireside with a good mystery. And more than that, claustrophobic house parties, with p

Jan 16, 2017
Collected Millar. Legendary novels of suspense by Millar, Margaret, 1915-1994, author. Collected Millar. Legendary novels of suspense

Jan 17, 2017
Collected Millar - the master at her zenith by Millar, Margaret, 1915-1994, author. Collected Millar - the master at her zenith

This volume includes five of Millar's novels of the 1950s, among her best-known works of literary suspense as well as some of the most compulsively readable, please-leave-a-light-on thrillers ever put to paper.

Jan 17, 2017
Cat with a clue by Cass, Laurie, author. Cat with a clue

When she stumbles upon a dead body at her workplace, librarian Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, must sniff out the clues to save the library's reputation and catch a spineless killer before someone else is written out of the picture.

Jan 15, 2017
Burials - A Faye Longchamp Mystery by Evans, Mary Anna Burials - A Faye Longchamp Mystery

Jan 19, 2017
Bone box - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye, author. Bone box - a Decker/Lazarus novel

When Rina Lazarus discovers human remains in the woods near her home, her husband, Peter Decker, investigates related decades-old unsolved murders before identifying a possible suspect who has been hiding in plain sight.

Jan 17, 2017
Blue Light Yokohama by Obregon, Nicolas Blue Light Yokohama

Jan 19, 2017
Black fall - a Jessica Blackwood novel by Mayne, Andrew, 1973- author. Black fall - a Jessica Blackwood novel

"As magician-turned-FBI agent Jessica Blackwood struggles to connect a series of seemingly unrelated, but equally bizarre and sinister, crimes in Black Fall--Andrew Mayne's third book in the series that began with self-published eBook phenomenon Angel Killer--she is forced to accept that only one twisted, brilliant mind could be behind them...and that the Warlock is planning one final, catastrophic act"--

Jan 21, 2017
Best Served Cold by Cooper, Susan Rogers Best Served Cold

Jan 17, 2017
Banana cream pie murder by Fluke, Joanne, 1943- author. Banana cream pie murder

Upon returning from her honeymoon, Hannah learns that her mother's neighbor has been murdered, but she rejects the police's finding that it was the work of random intruder and sifts through a growing number of suspects in search of the truth.

Jan 17, 2017
At rope's end - a Dr. James Verraday mystery by Kay, Edward. At rope's end - a Dr. James Verraday mystery

"The deadly secrets and dark passions that lurk in the most privileged corners of Seattle society have Verraday and Maclean running for their lives in [this] twisted debut mystery"--Front jacket flap.

Jan 15, 2017
Assault and beret by McKinlay, Jenn, author. Assault and beret

London milliner Vivian Tremont and her American cousin and partner, Scarlett Parker, tip their caps to their beloved shop on Portobello Road in Notting Hill and set off for Paris, where Viv can°´9t wait to teach a hat-making class. But she has another reason to travel to the City of Light: to find the man she impulsively eloped with years ago and have their marriage annulled.

Jan 16, 2017
Ask the parrot by Stark, Richard, 1933-2008. Ask the parrot

Fleeing the authorities after a disastrous bank heist, Parker is rescued by Tom Lindahl, a one-time whistleblower tossed aside by the corrupt political establishment, who has a daring scheme to seek revenge and a plan to use Parker to accomplish his goal.

Jan 19, 2017
An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry, author. An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"In this prequel, a young Samuel Craddock, as the newly elected chief of police in Jarrett Creek, must investigate the murder of five black residents and confront the ingrained prejudices in the small Texas town"--

Jan 15, 2017
An Unjust Judge - A Burren Mystery Set in 16th Century Ireland by Harrison, Cora An Unjust Judge - A Burren Mystery Set in 16th Century Ireland

Jan 17, 2017
After you with the pistol by Bonfiglioli, Kyril. After you with the pistol

Jan 21, 2017
A puzzle to be named later - a Puzzle Lady mystery by Hall, Parnell, author. A puzzle to be named later - a Puzzle Lady mystery

"The Puzzle Lady couldn't be happier. Matt Greystone, the rookie sensation who just signed a huge contract with the Yankees after coming to the team as the player to be named later in a trade with the Diamondbacks, winning 17 games as a starting pitcher, was coming to town to rehab from an arm injury. A diehard Yankee fan, Cora was delighted when Matt invited her to a weekend pool party. On the plus side, she got to meet Derek Jeter. On the minus side, she had to solve a puzzle (that was als

Jan 17, 2017
A perilous undertaking by Raybourn, Deanna, author. A perilous undertaking

"Veronica Speedwell returns in a brand new adventure from Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries. London, 1887. Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to take on an impossible task saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution. Accused of the bru

Jan 15, 2017
A high mortality of doves by Ellis, Kate, 1953- author. A high mortality of doves

1919. The Derbyshire village of Wenfield is still reeling from four terrible years of war, and now, just when the village is coming to terms with the loss of so many of its sons, the brutal murder of a young girl shatters its hard-won tranquillity. Myrtle Bligh is found stabbed and left in woodland, her mouth slit to accommodate a dead dove, a bird of peace. During the war Myrtle worked as a volunteer nurse with Flora Winsmore, the local doctor's daughter, caring for badly wounded soldiers at th

Jan 17, 2017
A death by any other name by Arlen, Tessa, author. A death by any other name

"A Death by Any Other Name is a delightful Edwardian mystery set in the English countryside. Building on the success of her last two mysteries in the same series, Tessa Arlen returns us to the same universe full of secrets, intrigue, and, this time, roses. The elegant Lady Montfort and her redoubtable housekeeper Mrs. Jackson's services are called upon after a cook is framed and dismissed for poisoning a guest of the Hyde Rose Society. Promising to help her regain her job and her dignity, the pa

Jan 21, 2017

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