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Nightmares can be murder by Kennedy, Mary, 1944- author.

Nightmares can be murder

Taylor Blake, her sister and the other members of the Friday Night Dream Club are plunged into a waking nightmare as they try to catch a killer who murdered a local dance instructor and left a crime scene resembling one of their dreams.

Sep 19, 2014
Night of the white buffalo by Coel, Margaret, 1937-

Night of the white buffalo

"With her gritty mysteries steeped in authentic Native American culture, New York Times bestselling author Margaret Coel is "widely considered the most accomplished heir to Tony Hillerman's legacy," (Scripps Howard News Service). In the latest Wind River novel, Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley confront a ruthless killer in the wake of a miraculous event. A mysterious penitent confesses to murder, and then flees the confessional before Father John can identify him. Two month

Sep 19, 2014
Night of the jaguar by Gannon, Joe, 1960-

Night of the jaguar

"Sandinista Police Captain Ajax Montoya is six days sober and losing his mind. How else to explain his nights waking in bed, his hand wrapped around that bloody-minded stiletto from the old days, or the presence outside his window, a face with no eyes watching him? How far the heroic have fallen. Ajax was once the gallant comandante guerrillero. A hero of the Nicaraguan revolutionaries in their long uprising against the Ogre and his hated National Guard ... Back then he knew what was what and wh

Sep 19, 2014
Murder underground by Hay, Mavis Doriel, 1894-1979, author.

Murder underground

A classic mystery novel set in and around the Northern Line of the London Underground. It is now republished for the first time since the 1930s.

Sep 19, 2014
Murder on High Holborn by Gregory, Susanna, 1958- author.

Murder on High Holborn

The ninth adventure for Chaloner sees the Restoration London spy foil a conspiracy. In 1665 England faces war with the Dutch and the capital is awash with rumors of conspiracy and sedition. These are more frenetic than normal because of the recent sinking in the Thames of one of the largest ships in the navy, a disastrous tragedy that could very well have been caused by sabotage. As an experienced investigator, Thomas Chaloner knows that there are very few grains of truth in the shifting sands o

Sep 19, 2014
Murder Off the Beaten Path by Rowland, M. L.

Murder Off the Beaten Path

Sep 19, 2014
Murder of a needled knitter - a Scumble River mystery by Swanson, Denise, author.

Murder of a needled knitter - a Scumble River mystery

When murder and mayhem join them on their honeymoon cruise, including Skye's mother, who has booked the same trip with her knitting group, newlyweds Skye Denison and Wally Boyd try not to jump ship.

Sep 19, 2014
Murder at midnight - a Rex Graves mystery by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.)

Murder at midnight - a Rex Graves mystery

Sep 18, 2014
Murder at Marble House by Maxwell, Alyssa

Murder at Marble House

Sep 19, 2014
Murder 101 - A Decker/Lazarus Novel by Kellerman, Faye, author.

Murder 101 - A Decker/Lazarus Novel

As a detective lieutenant with the LAPD, Peter Decker witnessed enough ugliness and chaos for a lifetime. Now, he and his devoted wife Rena Lazarus are ready to enjoy the quiet beauty of upstate New York, where they can be closer to their four adult children and their foster son. But working for the Greenbury Police department isn't as fulfilling as Decker hoped. While Rina has adapted beautifully to their new surroundings, Decker is underwhelmed and frustrated by his new partner, Tyler McAdams,

Sep 19, 2014
Mountains of the misbegotten by Heywood, Joseph, author.

Mountains of the misbegotten

"Former Rough Rider turned Michigan game warden Lute Bapcat learns that the deputy warden from Ontonagon County has gone missing and must navigate one of the Michigan Upper Peninsula's most lawless places on his search"--

Sep 19, 2014
Money to burn by Munger, Katy

Money to burn

Sep 19, 2014
Marked down for murder by Belle, Josie. author.

Marked down for murder

Between spending Valentine's Day with her sweetheart, Sam, and shopping upcoming Presidents' Day sales with the Good Buy Girls, everything is coming up roses and bargains for Maggie Gerber. But when the mother of Maggie's nemesis comes to town, things stop looking so rosy. Summer's mom is hoping to set her spoiled daughter up with Sam, and she'll do whatever it takes to make the match happen.

Sep 19, 2014
Lost under a ladder - a superstition mystery by Johnston, Linda O.

Lost under a ladder - a superstition mystery

"Rory Chasen's fiance´ died and she had a hard time coming to terms with his unfortunate death. Was he hit by the car because he walked under a ladder moments before? Rory's best friend introduces her to a town called Destiny where superstitions are a way of life. Rory visits to find answers, receives a job offer at the Lucky Dog Boutique and later is caught up in the murder of a business owner. A boutique's owner is the prime suspect but Rory can't believe sweet Martha would do it, she's convin

Sep 19, 2014
Literally murder by Brandon, Ali, author.

Literally murder

Sep 19, 2014
Let sleeping dogs lie - a novel by Brown, Rita Mae.

Let sleeping dogs lie - a novel

"On the Ides of March, an ill wind blows no good -- especially when it knocks down a tree limb in the oldest equine graveyard in America, revealing remains that are decidedly un-equine. It falls to Master of the Foxhunt, the indomitable "Sister" Jane Arnold and her trusty hounds to investigate an old murder with present day repercussions. To start off, the complicated relations between three old families and their prize thoroughbreds must be untangled. And when Sister's troublesome nemesis Crawf

Sep 19, 2014
Land of Careful Shadows by Chazin, Suzanne

Land of Careful Shadows

Sep 19, 2014
Justice postponed by Fraser, Anthea, author.

Justice postponed

Biographer Rona Parish has a new project, contributing a series for the local glossy magazine, Chiltern Life, documenting life changing experiences from those who have lived through them. When her father suggests she speaks to his friend Frank Hathaway, who was in Iraq during the invasion of Kuwait, Rona decides to pay him a visit. But Frank was also badly injured in a failed rescue attempt following a car crash the previous year, and has been tormented by flashbacks ever since. As Frank's flash

Sep 19, 2014
Jane and the twelve days of Christmas - being a Jane Austen mystery by Barron, Stephanie.

Jane and the twelve days of Christmas - being a Jane Austen mystery

"The twelfth installment in Stephanie Barron's fan-favorite Being a Jane Austen Mystery series. Christmas Eve, 1814: Jane Austen has been invited to spend the holiday with family and friends at The Vyne, the gorgeous ancestral home of the wealthy and politically prominent Chute family. As the year fades and friends begin to gather beneath the mistletoe for the twelve days of Christmas festivities, Jane and her circle are in a celebratory mood: Mansfield Park is selling nicely; Napoleon has been

Sep 19, 2014
Introducing Agatha Raisin by Beaton, M. C.

Introducing Agatha Raisin

Presents the first two books in M.C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin series, "The Quiche of Death", in which Agatha leaves her successful London firm to settle in the quiet village of Carsely, where she investigates the death of a local baking contest judge; and "The Vicious Vet", where Agatha convinces her neighbor to help her find the person responsible for killing the local vet.

Sep 19, 2014