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The three nine line by Freed, David, 1954-

The three nine line

Oct 13, 2015
Twenty-nine and a half reasons by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Twenty-nine and a half reasons

When Rose Gardner reports for jury duty she figures she's lucky to get out of a morning working at the DMV. Then, in spite of a disastrous encounter with the new assistant district attorney, Mason Deveraux, she's picked as a juror on a murder case. As the trial progresses and with the help of one of her visions, she realizes that there's more to the story, but there's not a cotton picking thing she can do about it. Or is there?

Oct 13, 2015
Floral depravity by Allen, Beverly (Novelist), author.

Floral depravity

As the co-owner of the Rose in Bloom Flower Shop, Audrey knows how to put together unique wedding bouquets, but this one takes the cake. The daughter of a local historian is getting married in a medieval-themed, hand-fasting ceremony, and Audrey is responsible for providing period-accurate blooms. But making sure she gets her roses right turns out to be the least of Audrey's problems. Shortly after the vows are exchanged, the father of the groom suddenly drops dead. When Audrey discovers the man

Oct 13, 2015
A gala event by Connolly, Sheila, author.

A gala event

The fall harvest may be just about over, but orchard owner Meg Corey is busier than ever planning her wedding to Seth Chapin. Who knew picking apples would be less work than picking out rings and a dress? And even though the happy couple has invited most of Granford, Massachusetts, to the ceremony, they might have to make room for one more guest...Ex-con Aaron Eastman has unexpectedly reappeared in his hometown, searching for answers to the tragic fire in his family's past that put him behind ba

Oct 13, 2015
Move your blooming corpse by Ireland, D. E., author.

Move your blooming corpse

"In the second book from talented writing team D.E. Ireland, famous literary characters Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins once again come to life as a hilarious investigative team. Move Your Blooming Corpse explores the Edwardian racing world and the fascinating characters who people it, from jockeys to duchesses, in this delightful traditional mystery that will appeal to fans of British mysteries. Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins are at the posh Royal Ascot, the biggest horse racing event of t

Oct 13, 2015
The viper by Östlundh, Håkan, 1962-

The viper

A chilling crime novel set on an idyllic and isolated island in Sweden about a ruthless business consultant for a major international company who has two dead bodies on his living room floor.

Oct 13, 2015
The Z murders by Farjeon, J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson), 1883-1955, author.

The Z murders

Oct 13, 2015
Woman with a blue pencil - a novel by McAlpine, Gordon, author.

Woman with a blue pencil - a novel

"On the eve of Pearl Harbor, Sam Sumida, a Japanese-American academic, has been thrust into the role of amateur P.I., investigating his wife's murder, which has been largely ignored by the LAPD. Grief stricken by her loss, disoriented by his ill-preparedchange of occupation, the worst is yet to come.... Sam discovers that, inexplicably, he has become not only unrecognizable to his former acquaintances but that all signs of his existence (including even the murder he's investigating) have been er

Oct 13, 2015
The queene's cure - an Elizabeth I mystery by Harper, Karen (Karen S.)

The queene's cure - an Elizabeth I mystery

Young Queen Elizabeth I battles the medical establishment, the Royal College of Physicians, as she seeks to reform many of their dangerous practices, only to come face to face with an enemy who will use terror and pestilence to bring down the throne of England.

Oct 13, 2015
Silent Nights - A British Library Crime Classic by Edwards, Martin

Silent Nights - A British Library Crime Classic

Oct 13, 2015
Out of the blackout by Barnard, Robert.

Out of the blackout

A small boy, evacuated from London during the blitz, is taken in by a loving couple who treat him like their own, and who raise him to adulthood. When he returns to London as a man, he feels the need to find his original family. He uncovers a thoroughly detestable family that he knows he was part of, but he has to find out where exactly he fit in. He uncovers an old murder that he actually witnessed as a small boy.

Oct 13, 2015
White Leopard by Guillaume, Laurent/ Weiner, Sophie (TRN)

White Leopard

Oct 13, 2015
Secret world by Trow, M. J., author.

Secret world

June, 1589. Now a feted poet and playwright, Kit Marlowe is visiting his family in Canterbury. But it's not the happy homecoming he had hoped for. A long-standing family friend has been found dead in her bed, killed by several blows to the head. Convinced that the wrong person has been found guilty of the crime, Marlowe determines to uncover the truth.

Oct 13, 2015
The right wrong thing - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery by Kirschman, Ellen.

The right wrong thing - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery

Police officer Randy Spelling mistakenly kills an innocent pregnant teen. Then she tries to apologize to the family. The results are catastrophic. Will police psychologist Dr. Dot Meyerhoff's intervention help -- or hinder--the ongoing investigation?

Oct 13, 2015
Tricky twenty-two by Evanovich, Janet, author.

Tricky twenty-two

The trouble-prone bounty hunter and her companions face their toughest case yet as they find themselves pitted against a sticky adversary.

Oct 13, 2015
The white shepherd - an Oxford dogwalkers' mystery by Dalton, Annie, author.

The white shepherd - an Oxford dogwalkers' mystery

Anna Hopkins' daily walk through Oxford's picturesque Port Meadow is rudely interrupted one autumn morning when her white German Shepherd, Bonnie, unearths a bloodsoaked body in the undergrowth. For Anna it's a double shock: she'd met the victim previously. Naomi Evans was a professional researcher who had told Anna she was working on a book about a famous Welsh poet, and who offered to help Anna trace Bonnie's original owner. From her conversations with Naomi, Anna is convinced that she was not

Oct 13, 2015
The zig zag girl by Griffiths, Elly, author.

The zig zag girl

"Brighton, 1950. The body of a girl is found cut into three pieces. Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is convinced the killer is mimicking a famous magic trick--the Zig Zag Girl. The inventor of the trick, Max Mephisto, is an old war friend of Edgar's. They served together in a shadowy unit called the Magic Men, a special ops troop that used stage tricks to confound the enemy. Max is on the traveling show circuit, touring seaside towns with ventriloquists, sword-swallowers and dancing girls. He

Oct 13, 2015
Heirs and assigns by Eccles, Marjorie, author.

Heirs and assigns

Introducing Detective Inspector Herbert Reardon in a new mystery series, set in the Downton Abbey period. November, 1928. Family and friends have gathered at the Shropshire country home of Penrose Llewellyn to celebrate the retired wealthy businessman's 60th birthday. But the morning after what should have been a convivial supper party, their host is found dead in his bed - and the circumstances look decidedly suspicious. As he questions the victim's nearest and dearest, DI Reardon discovers the

Oct 13, 2015
Sniper's Wife- A Joe Gunther Novel by Mayor, Archer

Sniper's Wife- A Joe Gunther Novel

Oct 13, 2015
The Spy on the Tennessee Walker by Peterson, Linda Lee

The Spy on the Tennessee Walker

Oct 13, 2015