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The Mammoth Book of Sherlock Holmes Abroad by Clark, Simon (EDT)

The Mammoth Book of Sherlock Holmes Abroad

Jun 29, 2015
Last of the independents - Vancouver noir by Wiebe, Sam, author.

Last of the independents - Vancouver noir

"Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Drayton runs a private investigation agency in Vancouver that specializes in missing persons -- only, as Mike has discovered, some missing people stay with you. Still haunted by the unsolved disappearance of a young girl, Mike is hired to find the vanished son of a local junk merchant. However, he quickly discovers that the case has been damaged by a crooked private eye and dismissed by a disinterested justice system. Worse, the only viable lead involves a drug-addi

Jun 29, 2015
The intruder - a crime novel by Östlundh, Håkan, 1962-

The intruder - a crime novel

"The Intruder is an unusual story about betrayal and dark secrets. The Andersson family is being sent scary letters without a sender's name. Who could possibly want to harm them? Gotland policeman Fredrik Broman and his colleagues take the threats seriously, but cannot rule out the possibility that it is all a tasteless joke. When the threats escalate and the couple's daughter disappears, all doubts vanish. This is for real. And it is only the beginning. When the police pressure the husband, a

Jun 29, 2015
In a dark, dark wood by Ware, Ruth.

In a dark, dark wood

"What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware's suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. Leonora, known to some as Lee and others as Nora, is a reclusive crimewriter, unwilling to leave her "nest" of an apartment unless it is absolutely necessary. When a friend she hasn't seen or spoken to in years unexpectedly invites Nora (Lee?) to a weekend away in an eerie glass house deep in the English countrysid

Jun 29, 2015
The ghost and the bogus bestseller by Kimberly, Alice.

The ghost and the bogus bestseller

Jun 29, 2015
Death of a chocolate cheater - a food festival mystery by Pike, Penny, author.

Death of a chocolate cheater - a food festival mystery

"At this year's chocolate festival, Darcy and her Aunt Abby hope to win the $10,000 prize in the chocolate contest with Aunt Abby's taste sensation: the chocolate raspberry whoopee pie. A little friendly competition from Darcy's sometime-beau Jake Miller, who plans to enter with his chocolate cream puff delight, only sweetens the deal. But things get sticky when one of the judges, Polly Montgomery, is taken out of commission--permanently. The suspects include every contestant with reason to beli

Jun 29, 2015
High country nocturne by Talton, Jon, author.

High country nocturne

"A cache of diamonds is stolen in Phoenix. The prime suspect is former Maricopa County sheriff Mike Peralta, now a private investigator. Disappearing into Arizona's mountainous high country, Peralta leaves his business partner and longtime friend David Mapstone with a stark choice: he can cooperate with the FBI, or strike out on his own to find Peralta and what really happened."--

Jun 29, 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.

Jun 29, 2015
Death by tiara by Levine, Laura, 1943- author.

Death by tiara

When she is hired to write lyrics for a contestant in the talent competition for the Miss Teen Queen America pageant, freelance writer Jaine Austen is plunged into a glittering nightmare of vicious stage moms, exacting judges and trash-talking teens after a catfight turns deadly.

Jun 29, 2015
Death at Tammany Hall by O'Brien, Charles, 1927- auhtor.

Death at Tammany Hall

Jun 29, 2015
Hair of the Dog by Slater, Susan

Hair of the Dog

Jun 29, 2015
The musubi murder by Bow, Frankie.

The musubi murder

Jun 29, 2015
Murder comes calling by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.).

Murder comes calling

Jun 29, 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

Jun 29, 2015
Moonshadows - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery by Weston, Julie W., 1943-

Moonshadows - a Nellie Burns and Moonshine mystery

Jun 29, 2015
Hangman's Game - A Mystery by Syken, Bill

Hangman's Game - A Mystery

Jun 29, 2015
An ice cold grave by Harris, Charlaine.

An ice cold grave

Heading for Doraville, North Carolina, to investigate the disappearance of a young boy, Harper Connelly and her brother Tolliver are stunned to discover that he is one of several teens who had vanished over the previous five years, but when she uses her talent to communicate with the dead to find the missing boy, she discovers that her knowledge has placed her in the sights of a killer.

Jun 29, 2015
The governor's wife by Harvey, Michael T., author.

The governor's wife

Receiving a lucrative anonymous offer to track down an escaped criminal, private investigator Michael Kelly unwinds the past of the fugitive's wife, who harbors deeply complicated and dangerous reasons for standing by her husband.

Jun 29, 2015
Hell's gate by Crompton, Richard, 1973- author.

Hell's gate

Mollel, "the Maasai warrior-turned-detective, has been banished from Nairobi, Kenya's bustling metropolis, to a small, fly-blown town on the edge of a national park. His career, he thinks, has taken a nosedive. His colleagues on the police force are a close-knit group and they have not taken kindly to a stranger in their midst. Mollel suspects they are guilty of the extortion and bribery that plague the force. But when the body of a flower worker turns up in the local lake, he begins to wonder i

Jun 29, 2015
The diva steals a chocolate kiss by Davis, Krista, author.

The diva steals a chocolate kiss

Domestic Diva Sophie Winston is in charge of the sweetest event in Old Town this summer. Amore Chocolates is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a chocolate tasting at the mansion of the company's CEO, Joe Merano, and Sophie is running the show. With cookies, candy, and five kinds of chocolate cake, it's a chocolate lover's dream! But when Joe goes missing, the celebration becomes bittersweet. And when Sophie discovers the body of a competing chocolatier in the guesthouse, the event turns

Jun 29, 2015