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Take the Monkey and Run by Morrigan, Laura

Take the Monkey and Run

Jun 27, 2016
Terminal by Karp, Marshall

Terminal

Jun 27, 2016
That bright land - a novel by Roberts, Terry, 1956- author.

That bright land - a novel

Set in the summer of 1866, a year after the Civil War has ended, That Bright Land is the story of Jacob Ballard, a former Union soldier and spy who's been sent south into the North Carolina mountains to find a serial killer who is carrying out his own private war in an isolated community. His journey also takes him home to the mountains where he was born; as he searches for the killer, he meets a war widow who helps him heal his own wounds and make peace with his past. Based on true events, That

Jun 27, 2016
The cantaloupe thief by Richardson-Moore, Deb, author.

The cantaloupe thief

"A murder mystery set in NE Georgia, USA, and featuring a reporter, Branigan Powers, who is commissioned to investigate a cold case, an unsolved murder of a wealthy widow ten years previously. She enlists the help of Malachi Ezekiel Martin, a homeless man who is both a possible suspect and a possible sleuth: the idea being that homeless people get overlooked, and hence see things that are concealed from the rest of the population. This is the first in an intended series of novels featuring Bran

Jun 27, 2016
The darkness knows by Honigford, Cheryl.

The darkness knows

Jun 27, 2016
The dead don't bleed - a novel by Krugler, David F., 1969- author.

The dead don't bleed - a novel

"In a gripping World War II mystery set in Washington, D.C., a young naval intelligence officer goes undercover to solve a murder and prevent the Soviets from stealing the secrets of America's atomic bomb project. Washington D.C., 1945. Victory in the war looms, but a new fear transfixes the wartime capital. Fear of communist spies and the atomic secrets they covet. When the corpse of a Navy Intelligence officer is found on a cobblestone back alley, Lt. Voigt is called in to investigate. It's hi

Jun 27, 2016
The detective & the Chinese high-fin - a John Darvelle mystery by Craven, Michael, 1970- author.

The detective & the Chinese high-fin - a John Darvelle mystery

"A BOURBON STREET BOOK. Michael Craven, author of The Detective & The Pipe Girl, delivers another mystery--for fans of Elmore Leonard and Carl Hiaasen--featuring private detective John Darvelle, who must crack a cold case that pulls him into the high-stakes world of exotic fish collectors"--

Jun 27, 2016
The devil's cold dish by Kuhns, Eleanor, author.

The devil's cold dish

"Will Rees is back home on his farm in 1796 Maine with his teenage son, his pregnant wife, their five adopted children, and endless farm work under the blistering summer sun. But for all that, Rees is happy to have returned to Dugard, Maine, the town where he was born and raised, and where he's always felt at home. Until now. When a man is found dead - murdered - after getting into a public dispute with Rees, Rees starts to realize someone is intentionally trying to pin the murder on him. Then,

Jun 27, 2016
The devils of Cardona by Carr, Matthew, 1955- author.

The devils of Cardona

"In this gripping historical thriller set in sixteenth-century Spain, a Catholic priest is murdered by a mysterious Muslim avenger as the Inquisition continues to force Moriscos to live and worship as Christians. In March 1584, the priest of Belamar de la Sierra, a small town in Aragon near the French border, is murdered in his own church. Most of the town's inhabitants are Moriscos, former Muslims who converted to Catholicism. Anxious to avert a violent backlash on the eve of a royal visit, an

Jun 27, 2016
The diva runs out of thyme by Davis, Krista.

The diva runs out of thyme

Gracious living can be murder. First in an all-new mystery series that includes delicious recipes and great tips on entertaining! Few can compete with Natasha Smith when it comes to entertaining, but her childhood rival, Sophie Winston, certainly tries. Natasha may have stolen the spotlight, and Sophie's husband, but Sophie is determined to rob her of the prize for the Stupendous Stuffing Shakedown. She just needs the right ingredient. But Sophie's search for the perfect turkey takes a basting w

Jun 27, 2016
The English boys - a mystery by Thomas, Julia, 1959- author.

The English boys - a mystery

Jun 27, 2016
The girl on the best seller list by Packer, Vin, 1927- author.

The girl on the best seller list

Feeling resentment toward the hypocrites and self-righteous bores that surround her, Gloria Whealdon vents her hatred by writing a best-selling novel that exposes them all. So is it any surprise that someone might want to get even?

Jun 27, 2016
The ides of June by Rowe, Rosemary, 1942-

The ides of June

This is a compelling new mystery for Libertus, set against the backdrop of the Roman Empire in turmoil ... An astonishing new order has usurped power in Rome and the reverberations are reaching even to Glevum, where the legion is preparing to depart. Libertus' wealthy patron, until recently one of the most influential men in the Empire, finds himself not only deprived of the privilege and protection he had previously enjoyed, but under actual threat both from the political establishment in Rome

Jun 27, 2016
The madness of Mercury - a zodiac mystery by Di Marco, Connie, 1945- author.

The madness of Mercury - a zodiac mystery

Jun 27, 2016
The Night Bell by Wolfe, Inger Ash

The Night Bell

Jun 27, 2016
The ninja's daughter - a Hiro Hattori novel by Spann, Susan, author.

The ninja's daughter - a Hiro Hattori novel

"Autumn, 1565: When an actor's daughter is murdered on the banks of Kyoto's Kamo River, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo are the victim's only hope for justice. As political tensions rise in the wake of the shogun's recent death, and rival warlords threaten war, the Kyoto police forbid an investigation of the killing, to keep the peace--but Hiro has a personal connection to the girl, and must avenge her. The secret investigation leads Hiro and Father Mateo deep into

Jun 27, 2016
The Paris librarian - a Hugo Marston novel by Pryor, Mark, 1967- author.

The Paris librarian - a Hugo Marston novel

"Hugo Marston investigates the death of a friend at the American Library in Paris and discovers a mystery dating back to World War II"--

Jun 27, 2016
The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown by Khan, Vaseem

The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown

Jun 27, 2016
The pot thief who studied Billy the Kid by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Billy the Kid

Trapped in a cave dwelling, Hubie stumbles upon a not-so-ancient mystery Although his work is technically illegal, Hubie Schuze has no qualms with digging up ancient Native American artifacts. The government calls him a thief, but Hubie thinks of himself as a treasure hunter-and his latest quest could be his last. After lowering himself into a cave in search of Anasazi pottery, Hubie uncovers a long-dead corpse, buried where the Anasazi would never have left a body. As he puzzles over this disco

Jun 27, 2016
The pot thief who studied D.H. Lawrence by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied D.H. Lawrence

To secure a fortune in rare ceramics, Hubie must steal from a dead author Eighty years ago, D.H. Lawrence moved to Taos to make a home for himself in the mountains of New Mexico. To welcome the famed writer, his neighbor brought over a stew and left the container as a gift. But this was no Tupperware-it was a handcrafted pot made in the ancient tradition by one of the finest craftswomen of her generation. Decades later, the neighbor's great-grandson wants it back, and there is no one in New Mexi

Jun 27, 2016