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Oblivion by Indridason, Arnaldur

Oblivion

Sep 1, 2015
No virgin island - a Sabrina Salter mystery by Dorsey, C. Michele.

No virgin island - a Sabrina Salter mystery

Aug 29, 2015
No other darkness by Hilary, Sarah.

No other darkness

""The DI Marnie Rome series [is] one to watch." --Shelf Awareness The gripping follow-up to Sarah Hilary's acclaimed debut Someone Else's Skin, No Other Darkness finds mystery's "impressive new cop-heroine" (The Times, London) on a case that hauntingly echoes her own family tragedy. Detective Inspector Marnie Rome and her partner Detective Sergeant Noah Jake are investigating the recent discovery of two dead boys in a bunker beneath a London garden. Terry and Beth, under whose garden the bodies

Sep 1, 2015
No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco by Herriman, Nancy.

No comfort for the lost - a mystery of old San Francisco

A courageous nurse and a war-scarred police detective in 1860s San Francisco investigate the brutal killing of a Chinese patient whose demise is blamed on the nurse's hot-headed brother-in-law.

Aug 30, 2015
Nine Lives by Staub, Wendy Corsi

Nine Lives

Sep 1, 2015
Never look down by Easley, Warren C., author.

Never look down

Kelly Spence, an at-risk teen and tagger, is four stories up at 3:00 one morning when she looks down and witnesses the brutal murder of a woman in the parking lot below. Unluckily the killer spies her but Kelly escapes. Desperate to stay anonymous, she seeks help from someone on the street she trusts, but soon she finds his mutilated body and becomes even more afraid. Cal is drawn into the case by his volatile Cuban friend and landlord who is devastated by the murder: the dead woman had just be

Sep 1, 2015
Murder, Plainly Read by Alan, Isabella

Murder, Plainly Read

Sep 1, 2015
Murder of an open book by Swanson, Denise, author.

Murder of an open book

"A nasty faculty feud leaves one Scumble River teacher belly-up. . . . Her honeymoon may have been less than relaxing, but Skye Boyd ne´e Denison is still high on marital bliss with her new husband, Wally. The fact that their family is about to get bigger is even more exciting, even if Skye is dealing with morning sickness--and trying to hide the news from her ever-meddling mother, May. But Skye quickly comes crashing down from cloud nine when the body of one of her coworkers, science teacher an

Sep 1, 2015
Murder of an Open Book by Swanson, Denise

Murder of an Open Book

Aug 28, 2015
Murder in the queen's wardrobe by Emerson, Kathy Lynn, author.

Murder in the queen's wardrobe

London, 1582: Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey, a talented and well-educated woman of independent means, is recruited by Queen Elizabeth I's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, to be lady-in-waiting to Lady Mary, a cousin of the queen. With her talent in languages and knowledge of ciphers and codes, she will be integral to the spymaster as an intelligence gatherer, being able to get close to Lady Mary just at the time when she is being courted by Russia's Ivan the Terrible. However, there are some noble

Aug 29, 2015
Murder in the paperback parlor by Adams, Ellery, author.

Murder in the paperback parlor

"With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Jane Steward is organizing a week of activities for fans of love stories at her book-themed resort. But her Regency readers barely have time to brush up on their Jane Austen before tragedy strikes Storyton Hall. Rosamund York, one of the most celebrated authors in attendance, is killed. Rosamund had as many enemies as she did admirers, including envious fellow novelists, a jealous former lover, and dozens of angry fans. It's up to Jane, with the help

Sep 1, 2015
Murder comes calling by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.)

Murder comes calling

When four murders take place in a secluded English community, Scottish barrister Rex Graves is called on by an old friend to lend his investigatory expertise. The authorities suspect a shady house agent, but letters written in blood on the bodies tip Rex off to a different kind of killer.

Sep 1, 2015
Murder by suspicion - an Ellie Quicke mystery by Heley, Veronica, author.

Murder by suspicion - an Ellie Quicke mystery

Ellie is desperate to find someone to look after her elderly housekeeper, Rose. But employing a carer proves to be a mixed blessing, for Claire is heavily involved with a local church with a charismatic pastor, who -- seemingly coincidentally -- is looking to Ellie's charitable trust for financial help. Can Ellie trust Claire and Pastor Ambrose?

Sep 1, 2015
Murder at the courthouse by Gabhart, Ann H., 1947-

Murder at the courthouse

Sep 1, 2015
Murder at the Brightwell - a mystery by Weaver, Ashley.

Murder at the Brightwell - a mystery

"Amory Ames is a wealthy young woman who questions her marriage to her notoriously charming playboy husband, Milo. Looking for a change, she accepts a request for help from her former fiance, Gil Trent, not knowing that she'll soon become embroiled in a murder investigation that will test not only her friendship with Gil, but will upset the status quo with her husband. Amory accompanies Gil to the luxurious Brightwell Hotel in an attempt to circumvent the marriage of his sister, Emmeline, to Rup

Sep 1, 2015
Murder at Barclay Meadow - a mystery by Eckel, Wendy Sand, author.

Murder at Barclay Meadow - a mystery

"Rosalie Hart's world has been upended. After her husband confesses to an affair, she exiles herself to her late aunt's farmhouse on Maryland's Eastern Shore. With its fields untended and the house itself in disrepair, Barclay Meadow couldn't be more different than the tidy D.C. suburb she used to call home. Just when Rosalie feels convinced things couldn't get any worse, she finds a body floating in her marsh grasses."--

Aug 27, 2015
Move Your Blooming Corpse by Ireland, D. E.

Move Your Blooming Corpse

Aug 28, 2015
Moonshadows - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery by Weston, Julie W., 1943-

Moonshadows - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery

"A photographer's aspirations take her West in the 1920s, right into a mysterious murder case."--

Sep 1, 2015
Midnight on the Mississippi by Ellis, Mary, 1951-

Midnight on the Mississippi

Hunter Galen and Nicki Price join forces to solve Hunter's business partner's death. Encountering sophisticated shell games, black mail, and death threats the only thing they can really on is faith and fearless determination.

Aug 27, 2015
Margaret Truman's Internship in murder by Bain, Donald, 1935-

Margaret Truman's Internship in murder

"Laura is a young intern in Washington, D.C., working for handsome and likable Congressman Hal Gannon. Laura falls for the charming Gannon, but when she catches a stewardess at Gannon's apartment, she vows to destroy him. Private investigator Robert Brixton is a former cop who has also worked for the FBI. When Laura goes missing, Brixton is hired by Laura's family to gain insight into the case that the police might have missed. Brixton tracks down rumors about Gannon--a staunchly moral "family a

Sep 1, 2015