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A death along the River Fleet by Calkins, Susanna, author.

A death along the River Fleet

"Lucy Campion, a ladies' maid turned printer's apprentice in 17th-century London, is crossing Holborn Bridge over the most vile portion of the River Fleet one morning when she encounters a distraught young woman, barely able to speak and clad only in a blood-spattered nightdress. The woman has no memory of who she is or what's happened to her, and the townspeople believe she's possessed. But Lucy is concerned for the woman's well-being and takes her to a physician. When, shockingly, the woman is

May 1, 2016
Down the darkest street by Segura, Alex, 1980- author

Down the darkest street

May 1, 2016
Knit to be tied by Sefton, Maggie, author.

Knit to be tied

"The New York Times bestselling author of Purl Up and Die returns as Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun Knitters must come together before their whole town unravels. In Fort Connor, Colorado, the friends at the House of Lambspun knitting shop are welcoming a new face into the fold. Shy, sweet, and pregnant Nancy Marsted would like to knit a baby hat, and the Lambspun ladies are more than happy to show her the ropes. They share their own pregnancy yarns and soon learn the father of Nancy's baby isn't

May 1, 2016
Fatal pursuit by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23-

Fatal pursuit

When a local scholar turns up dead at St. Denis' annual rally and classic car parade, Bruno, chief of police, suspects foul play, especially when a family squabble and international crime are factored in, making the investigation even more challenging.

May 1, 2016
Tracking the beast by Kisor, Henry.

Tracking the beast

When the remains of three little girls turn up inside railroad hopper cars, Sheriff Steve Martinez faces a troublesome case, for the cars had sat for years on a siding deep inside his beloved Porcupine County. After Steve and his comrades do the spadework, the FBI moves in, thinking their Unsub is both rapist and murderer. But Steve believes the killer--or killers--instead hired someone to dispose of the bodies. With the help of lawmen of all kinds, including the Ontario Provincial Police, and e

May 1, 2016
Murder Most Fowl by Maxwell, Edith

Murder Most Fowl

May 1, 2016
A useful woman / A Rosalind Thorne Mystery by Wilde, Darcie.

A useful woman / A Rosalind Thorne Mystery

"Inspired by the novels of Jane Austen, this new mystery series set in 19th-century London introduces the charming and resourceful Rosalind Thorne, a woman privy to the secrets of high society--including who among the ton is capable of murder... The daughter of a baronet and a minor heiress, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined after her father abandoned the family. To survive in the only world she knew, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society's most influential women, who have co

May 1, 2016
A girl like you - a Henrietta and Inspector Howard novel by Cox, Michelle (Historical fiction writer), author.

A girl like you - a Henrietta and Inspector Howard novel

"It's 1935, and ever since the big crash and her father's subsequent suicide, Henrietta Von Harmon has been left with the job of caring for her antagonistic mother and seven younger siblings. In desperation, Henrietta finally agrees to take a job as a taxi dancer at a local dance hall. Just as she's beginning to enjoy herself, however, the floor matron suddenly turns up dead. When the aloof Inspector Howard appears on the scene to investigate, he persuades Henrietta to go undercover for him, plu

May 1, 2016
Impure blood by Morfoot, Peter, author.

Impure blood

Called in to investigate the death of a man who was found in the midst of a Muslim prayer group, Captain Paul Darac must unravel the complex knot of racial hatred and revenge that ties the murder to a terrorist plot threatening the Nice leg of the Tour de France.

May 1, 2016
Miss Lizzie by Satterthwait, Walter.

Miss Lizzie

May 1, 2016
King maybe - a Junior Bender mystery by Hallinan, Timothy, author.

King maybe - a Junior Bender mystery

"Los Angeles burglar Junior Bender is in the middle of burgling a house and has just gotten his hands on one of the world's rarest stamps when the job goes terrifically wrong. After barely escaping, Junior realizes the danger is far from over. He's gotten himself on the wrong side of a man whose name is synonymous with violence, and to save his own skin he's set off a chain reaction of blackmail, strong-arming, and escalating crime. To pay off his underworld debts, Junior is forced to break into

May 1, 2016
The Secret of High Eldersham by Burton, Miles

The Secret of High Eldersham

May 1, 2016
Murder on the hour - a Penny Brannigan mystery by Duncan, Elizabeth J., author.

Murder on the hour - a Penny Brannigan mystery

"The residents of Llanelen are brimming with excitement. Antiques Cymru, a regional take on the popular national TV show, is coming to the Welsh town and people are flocking from miles around, hoping their attic treasures turn out to be worth a fortune. On the day of filming, quiet local sheep farmer Haydn Williams brings a generations-old long-case clock for evaluation, while the woman he's always admired from afar, Catrin Bellis, turns up with a cherished handmade quilt. Will either hear surpr

May 1, 2016
Willnot - a novel by Sallis, James, 1944-

Willnot - a novel

The doctor of a small town, Lamar Hale, investigates after the remains of several people are found in the surrounding woods and his partner is critically wounded by a bullet meant for a man being followed by the FBI.

May 1, 2016
Vanilla beaned by McKinlay, Jenn, author.

Vanilla beaned

Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura look to Las Vegas for their first franchise of the Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery, but things blow up when they meet former showgirl Holly Hartzmark.

May 1, 2016
Wound up in murder by Hechtman, Betty, 1947- author.

Wound up in murder

"With two yarn retreats in the bag, Casey is looking forward to running her third one at Cadbury by the Sea's Vista Del Mar hotel on the Monterey Peninsula. This time, each knitter will get a Mystery Bag of knitting materials to turn into a personal project. But Casey gets tangled up in another retreat at the same hotel, when the organizer and his wife have a very public spat. As Casey is delivering her baked goods later that night, she finds the woman dead in the bushes with a magician's silk s

May 1, 2016
Deadly intent by Sweeney, Anna.

Deadly intent

Maureen lies unconscious on a lonely track. Her husband blames a fellow holidaymaker at Nessa McDermott's country house on Ireland's enchanting Beara peninsula. Two days later, a man's body is found, strangled and dumped. Amid a frenzy of police, media and family pressures, former journalist Nessa has to find her own answers. Meanwhile, ambitious young policeman Redmond Joyce is also hell-bent on identifying the murderer, and conflict between them grows as they close in on the horrifying truth.

May 1, 2016
Written in Red - A Dog Mystery Set in Oxford by Dalton, Annie

Written in Red - A Dog Mystery Set in Oxford

May 1, 2016
The night wanderer by Clare, Alys, author.

The night wanderer

Called out to attend a body found on a lonely stretch of river bank, its throat torn out, apprentice healer Lassair is skeptical of the sheriff’s verdict that this was the result of a wild animal attack. But when a second body is discovered, similarly mutilated, rumors engulf the town that the legendary demon known as the Night Wanderer has returned to wreak havoc.

May 1, 2016
Blood cries - a John Jordan mystery by Lister, Michael, author.

Blood cries - a John Jordan mystery

The second volume in the "Atlanta Years" series within the John Jordan Mystery Series. Picks up right where INNOCENT BLOOD left off in this smart, thrilling, mystery that shows John's formative years as a detective.

May 1, 2016