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Mrs. Pargeter's Principle - a Mrs. Pargeter mystery by Brett, Simon, author.

Mrs. Pargeter's Principle - a Mrs. Pargeter mystery

For Mrs. Pargeter, it is a matter of principle that she should complete any of her late husband's unfinished business. Amongst the many bequests he made to her, perhaps the most valuable is his little black book, in which he listed all the people who ever worked for him, with details of their particular skill sets. This means that whenever Mrs. P has a crime to solve she can readily contact someone with the relevant expertise to help in her enquiries. Attending the funeral of the rich and respec

Jul 4, 2015
Murder at Barclay Meadow - a mystery by Eckel, Wendy Sand.

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. When the sheriff declares the death an accident, she becomes suspicious. The

Jul 4, 2015
Murder comes calling by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.).

Murder comes calling

Jul 4, 2015
Murder freshly baked by Chapman, Vannetta, author.

Murder freshly baked

In the Amish artisan village of Middlebury, Indiana, poetic notes warning of poisoned baked goods begin appearing and village manager Amber decides to help the police find the culprit before he can strike.

Jul 4, 2015
Murder in Piccadilly by Kingston, Charles, author.

Murder in Piccadilly

When Bobbie Cheldon falls in love with a pretty young dancer at the Frozen Fang night club in Soho, he has every hope of an idyllic marriage. But Nancy has more worldly ideas about her future: she is attracted not so much to Bobbie as to the fortune he expects to inherit. Bobbie's miserly uncle Massy stands between him and happiness: he will not relinquish the ten thousand a year on which Nancy's hopes rest. When Bobbie falls under the sway of the roguish Nosey Ruslin, the stage is set for murde

Jul 2, 2015
Murder in the executive mansion by Roosevelt, Elliott, 1910-1990.

Murder in the executive mansion

First lady Eleanor Roosevelt masquerades as a detective in a Washington night club to hunt the killer of her social secretary. Police blame a love affair gone sour, but Eleanor discovers a German spy ring in the White House. By the author of A Royal Murder.

Jul 4, 2015
Murder in the queen's wardrobe - a Mistress Jaffrey mystery by Emerson, Kathy Lynn, author.

Murder in the queen's wardrobe - a Mistress Jaffrey mystery

After being recruited as a lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth's cousin, Lady Mary, in order to spy on her, Rosamund Jaffrey discovers that Lady Mary's life is in danger after it is rumored that she is being courted by Ivan the Terrible of Russia.

Jul 4, 2015
Never kill a friend by Ortiz, Martin Hill.

Never kill a friend

Jul 4, 2015
Never Look Down by Easley, Warren C.

Never Look Down

Jul 4, 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

Jul 4, 2015
No other darkness - a Detective Inspector Marnie Rome mystery by Hilary, Sarah.

No other darkness - a Detective Inspector Marnie Rome mystery

""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

Jul 4, 2015
No place to die by Donoghue, Clare, author.

No place to die

"Jane Bennett, senior Detective Sergeant for the murder squad at her London police precinct, is having a terrible day. Her boss, Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer, has just returned to work after two weeks on 'leave,' though Jane knows it was really more like a suspension ... But neither of them has the luxury of time to dwell on past grievances. Jane has just received a phone call from a good friend saying that her husband, Mark Leech, a retired policeman, has disappeared. When Jane finds dramat

Jul 4, 2015
No Virgin Island by Dorsey, C. Michele

No Virgin Island

Jul 4, 2015
Once upon a crime - a brothers Grimm mystery by Brackston, Paula, author.

Once upon a crime - a brothers Grimm mystery

Jul 4, 2015
Oversight by Claburn, Thomas.

Oversight

"Disgraced detective Sam Crane would do anything to help his comatose daughter recover. But when he's told to turn a blind eye to the murder of a reclusive scientist, he refuses, seeing his resolve as atonement for failing his family and his colleagues. Sam's determination to persevere endangers his friends, even as it reveals a secret sought by a deluded advertising magnate, a set of look-alike terrorists, and government agents: a way to alter the visible world. If only he could have seen the t

Jul 4, 2015
Plantation Shudders by Byron, Ellen

Plantation Shudders

Jul 4, 2015
Privy to the dead by Connolly, Sheila.

Privy to the dead

When a construction worker who found a curious metal object while excavating an old privy in the museum's basement is murdered, Nell Pratt, president of the Pennsylvania Antiquarian Society, must unearth a mystery with ties to the past and the present to stop a killer.

Jul 2, 2015
Purebred Dead by Delaney, Kathleen

Purebred Dead

Jul 4, 2015
Purl up and die by Sefton, Maggie, author.

Purl up and die

"Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun knitters must unravel the truth from the lies to clear a friend's son suspected of murder."--

Jul 2, 2015
Rattlesnake crossing by Jance, Judith A.

Rattlesnake crossing

Sheriff Joanna Brady attempts to catch a serial killer who keeps the victims' scalps as souvenirs and uses a gun stolen from a slain arms dealer's collection as the weapon.

Jul 4, 2015