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The Babe Ruth deception by Stewart, David O, author. The Babe Ruth deception

When his 1918 World Series win for the Boston Red Sox is called into question, Babe Ruth turns to Speed Cook, a promoter of Negro baseball who is familiar with the dirty underside of the sport, for help, while Cook's son, a bootlegger, gets involved in an interracial relationship that is as dangerous as a public scandal.

Sep 27, 2016
The Bone Collection - Four Novellas by Reichs, Kathy The Bone Collection - Four Novellas

Sep 27, 2016
The champagne conspiracy - a wine country mystery by Crosby, Ellen, 1953- author. The champagne conspiracy - a wine country mystery

"Winter has come to the Montgomery Estate Vineyard in Atoka, Virginia. Lucie Montgomery and winemaker Quinn Santori have decided to make champagne, a first for the vineyard. But then Gino Tomassi, Quinn's uncle, turns up on their doorstep one afternoon, demanding help in solving the mystery of what happened to Zara Tomassi, the first wife of his grandfather, who died in a San Francisco hotel in 1923 under suspicious circumstances. And it seems there's no coincidence that her death came the day a

Sep 27, 2016
The chocolate bunny brouhaha by Carl, JoAnna, author. The chocolate bunny brouhaha

"From the national bestselling author of The Chocolate Falcon Fraud comes an Easter-candy caper featuring chocolatiers Lee Woodyard and her aunt Nettie, and a killer who's hopping mad... The approach of Easter means a rush of business at TenHuis Chocolade, and Lee and her aunt Nettie need all the help they can get to make their famous chocolate bunnies and eggs. Unfortunately, new hire Bunny Birdsong is a klutzy basket case, dropping everything she picks up. But to Lee's surprise, she's a wiz wi

Sep 27, 2016
The emerald lie - a Jack Taylor novel by Bruen, Ken, author. The emerald lie - a Jack Taylor novel

"Vigilante antihero Jack Taylor, along with his lethal new sidekick Emily and a troublesomely lovable pup named Storm, take on a serial killer with a singular fixation: bad grammar."--

Sep 27, 2016
The fourth figure - a Pieter Van in mystery by Aspe, Pieter, 1953- author. The fourth figure - a Pieter Van in mystery

"Commissioner Pieter Van In must find the link between members of a satanic conspiracy and a young woman's death. A young woman is found dead in the canal outside her Bruges apartment building. But what seems like a clear-cut suicide evolves into something much more complex when Commissioner Pieter Van In uncovers the girl's involvement in a satanic sect. Who is the mysterious Venex, and why does he inspire such devotion from his disciples? Complicating the investigation further, Van In's boss a

Sep 27, 2016
The homeplace - a mystery by Wolf, Kevin, 1951- author. The homeplace - a mystery

"'Culled from the rarefied air of James Lee Burke, Greg Iles, and John Hart, Kevin Wolf has fashioned a painstakingly perfect tale of murder, angst, and the enduring power of the human spirit. If the late, great Pat Conroy had ever decided to write a mystery, this would be it.' -- Jon Land. 'Kevin Wolfs debut novel, The Homeplace, succeeds in every way. He has crafted a gripping, fast-paced narrative with beautifully drawn characters in an authentic and interesting small-town Colorado setting. N

Sep 27, 2016
The Idol of Mombasa by Alfieri, Annamaria The Idol of Mombasa

Sep 25, 2016
The inheritance - a Charles Lenox mystery by Finch, Charles (Charles B.), author. The inheritance  - a Charles Lenox mystery

"A mysterious bequest of money leads to a murder in this new novel in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series whose last installment The New York Times called "a sterling addition to this well-polished series." Charles Lenox has received a cryptic plea for help from an old Harrow schoolmate, Gerald Leigh, but when he looks into the matter he finds that his friend has suddenly disappeared. As boys they had shared a secret: a bequest from a mysterious benefactor had smoothed Leigh's way in

Sep 27, 2016
The kept woman - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. The kept woman - a novel

It's the most dangerous case of Will Trent's career. He knows this from the moment he sets foot in the abandoned Atlanta warehouse where a body lies on the floor--the body of an ex-cop. Bloody footprints leading away from the scene reveal that another victim, evidently a woman, was carried away ... and has vanished into thin air. And, worst of all, the warehouse belongs to the city's biggest and most high-profile athlete--a local hero protected by the world's most expensive lawyers. A hero marri

Sep 27, 2016
The last coincidence - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert, author. The last coincidence - a Nero Wolfe mystery

Detective Nero Wolfe attempts to find the murderer of Manhattan society member Noreen James and finds more people with a motive and no alibi than he ever planned to investigate.

Sep 22, 2016
The methods of Sergeant Cluff by North, Gil, 1916- author. The methods of Sergeant Cluff

It is a wet and windy night in the town of Gunnarshaw, on the edge of the Yorkshire moors. The body of young Jane Trundle, assistant in the chemist's shop, is discovered lying face down on the cobblestones. Sergeant Caleb Cluff is not a man of many words, and neither does he play by the rules. He may exasperate his superiors, but he has the loyal support of his constable and he is the only CID man in the division. The case is his. Life in Gunnarshaw is tough, with its people caught up in a rigid

Sep 22, 2016
The missing chapter - a Nero Wolfe mystery by Goldsborough, Robert, author. The missing chapter - a Nero Wolfe mystery

The gun was fired close to Charles Childress's head, and his were the only fingerprints on it, forcing the police to conclude that the author committed suicide. But his friends know this is impossible, because Childress loved himself far too much. He had just begun attracting fame, writing new mysteries starring the iconic Sergeant Barnstable, and he had bright hopes for the future. His publisher hires corpulent genius Nero Wolfe to determine who cut Childress's career short, and the detective f

Sep 22, 2016
The murder of a queen bee by Lester, Meera. The murder of a queen bee

Sep 27, 2016
The question of the felonious friend - an asperger's mystery by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author. The question of the felonious friend - an asperger's mystery

Sep 27, 2016
The secrets of Wishtide - a Laetitia Rodd mystery by Saunders, Kate, 1960- author. The secrets of Wishtide - a Laetitia Rodd mystery

"Mrs. Laetitia Rodd, aged fifty-two, is the widow of an archdeacon. Living in Hampstead with her confidante and landlady, Mrs. Bentley, who once let rooms to John Keats, Laetitia makes her living as a highly discreet private investigator. Her brother, Frederick Tyson, is a criminal barrister living in the neighboring village of Highgate with his wife and ten children. Frederick finds the cases, and Laetitia solves them using her arch intelligence, her iron discretion, and her immaculate cover as

Sep 27, 2016
The shattered tree - a Bess Crawford mystery by Todd, Charles, author. The shattered tree - a Bess Crawford mystery

"From New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd comes another captivating mystery featuring WWI battlefield nurse Bess Crawford"--

Sep 27, 2016
The white mirror by Hart, Elsa, author. The white mirror

"In the follow-up to Elsa Hart's critically acclaimed debut, Jade Dragon Mountain, Li Du, an imperial librarian and former exile in 18th century China, is now an independent traveler. He is journeying with a trade caravan bound for Lhasa when a detour brings them to a valley hidden between mountain passes. On the icy planks of a wooden bridge, a monk sits in contemplation. Closer inspection reveals that the monk is dead, apparently of a self-inflicted wound. His robes are rent, revealing a stran

Sep 27, 2016
The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Connelly, Michael The Wrong Side of Goodbye

Sep 27, 2016
There Was a Crooked Man by Larsen, K. J. There Was a Crooked Man

Sep 25, 2016