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Bloody politics by Sefton, Maggie.

Bloody politics

Oct 21, 2014
Aunt Dimity's good deed by Atherton, Nancy.

Aunt Dimity's good deed

Nancy Atherton's growing number of fans will certainly be delighted by Aunt Dimity's latest appearance in the honey-colored English cottage she bequeathed to her "niece," Lori Shepherd. Thanks to Aunt Dimity, Lori's life has taken on fairy-tale proportions: she's financially set for life and happily married--or so she thinks. When Lori's plans for a second honeymoon to England with her workaholic husband fall through, she begrudgingly takes along her father-in-law--who promptly disappears, leavi

Oct 21, 2014
The art whisperer - an Alix London mystery by Elkins, Charlotte, author.

The art whisperer - an Alix London mystery

When art conservator Alix London spots a forgery, she knows trouble will follow. So she's understandably apprehensive when her connoisseur's eye spots something off about a multimillion-dollar Jackson Pollock painting at Palm Springs's Brethwaite Museum--her current employer. Alix is already under fire, the object of a vicious online smear campaign. Now the Brethwaite's despicable senior curator, obsessed with the "maximization of monetized eyeballs," angrily refuses to decommission the celebrat

Oct 21, 2014
The silent speaker by Stout, Rex, 1886-1975.

The silent speaker

When a powerful government official scheduled to speak to a group of millionaires turns up dead, the business world clamors for a solution, and Nero Wolfe takes the case.

Oct 21, 2014
Chaucer and the Vintry Ward death by Gooden, Philip, author.

Chaucer and the Vintry Ward death

Before Geoffrey Chaucer became a poet and diplomat, he was a junior member of one of the royal households. In 1359 he is about to embark for France and the wars. But first he returns to see his mother and father in London's Vintry Ward, though not before stopping off at a brothel and a travern in Southwark. At home, Geoffrey finds his father dangerously ill and the sinister Nicholas Lombard in charge of the family wine-importing business. When Lombard is killed in apparently impossible circumsta

Oct 21, 2014
Bright Hopes by Mahon, Annette, author.

Bright Hopes

A series of loud explosions, thought to be fireworks, turns serious during a hot Scottsdale summer when two community members are hurt, prompting Edie to consider that a terrorist attack may be underway.

Oct 21, 2014
Celebrity in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Celebrity in death

New York City homicide detective Eve Dallas investigates the death of a young actress with the assistance of her husband, Roarke, and Detective Peabody.

Oct 21, 2014
Bless her dead little heart by James, Miranda, author.

Bless her dead little heart

With the Mississippi sun beating down, An'gel and Dickce are taking a break to cool off and pet sit their friend Charlie Harris's cat, Diesel, when their former sorority sister, Rosabelle Sultan, shows up at their door unexpectedly, with her ne'er-do-well adult children not far behind. Rosabelle's selfish offspring are desperate to discover what's in her will, and it soon becomes clear that one of them would kill to get their hands on the inheritance. Suddenly caught up in a deadly tangle of dup

Oct 21, 2014
Cattle Kate by Bommersbach, Jana

Cattle Kate

Oct 21, 2014
Caught Dead by Lanh, Andrew

Caught Dead

Oct 21, 2014
Die I Will Not - A Regency Mystery by Rizzolo, Suzanne

Die I Will Not - A Regency Mystery

Oct 21, 2014
Fear and loathing by Norman, Hilary, author.

Fear and loathing

"One warm Sunday evening in Miami Beach, a leisurely waterfront barbecue is transformed into a brutal massacre. When the cops arrive, they find four hogtied bodies in a carbon monoxide-filled BMW--and a note on the windshield addressed to Detective Sam Becket, its message personal and menacing. After another similar slaughter, Sam leads a task force dedicated to tracking down the killers. But meantime, in France, someone is stalking his daughter, Cathy, and before long Sam is forced into a decis

Oct 21, 2014
A High-End Finish by Carlisle, Kate

A High-End Finish

Oct 21, 2014
Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963- author.

Murder on the Île Sordou - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery

"The fourth book in the series finds Verlaque and Bonnet on vacation on a remote island in the glittering Mediterranean Like Donna Leon and Andrea Camilleri, M. L. Longworth's books enchant mystery lovers with a taste for good food and gorgeous landscapes. In Murder on the I^le Sordou, Judge Antoine Verlaque and his girlfriend, law professor Marine Bonnet, are hoping to enjoy a relaxing holiday at the Locanda Sordou, an opulent hotel that is reopening after decades, but someone has other plans.

Oct 21, 2014
Daggers and men's smiles - a Moretti and Falla mystery by Downie, Jill.

Daggers and men's smiles - a Moretti and Falla mystery

Vicious attacks are happening at the Vannonis mannor on Guernsey island. The Marchesa Vannonis recently returned to Guernsey, and nobody knows why, and the design carved on the dagger found is the same as the one on the Vannonis family crest. At first, it was only vandalism, but when a murdered body was found, detective inspector Ed Moretti and his partner Liz Falla were called to solve the mystery.

Oct 21, 2014
Predator by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels

Predator

Oct 21, 2014
The scent of death by Taylor, Andrew, 1951 October 14- author.

The scent of death

Manhattan, 1778. A city of profiteers, loyalists and double agents. New York is home to a tide of refugees seeking justice from the British crown. Edward Savill is sent from London to investigate the claims of dispossessed loyalists. No sooner does he land than he becomes embroiled in a murder.

Oct 21, 2014
Plagued by Quilt by Macrae, Molly

Plagued by Quilt

Oct 21, 2014
Phantom limb by Palumbo, Dennis, 1951- author.

Phantom limb

Psychologist and Pittsburgh Police Department consultant Daniel Rinaldi has a new patient. Lisa Harland, a local girl, once made a splash in Playboy and the dubious side of Hollywood before bottoming out. Back home, down and out again, she married one of the city's richest and most ruthless tycoons. Lisa's challenge to Danny is that she intends to commit suicide by 7:00 PM. His therapist skills may buy some time--but, exiting, she's kidnapped right outside his office.Summoned to the Harland esta

Oct 21, 2014
Rose in the wheel by Rizzolo, S. K.

Rose in the wheel

Oct 21, 2014