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Burnt Siena - a Flora Garibaldi art history mystery by Wisseman, Sarah Underhill.

Burnt Siena - a Flora Garibaldi art history mystery

"In the magical and historically rich city of Siena, Italy, old paintings are as common as cobblestones. But what if some of those paintings are forgeries? And what if your employers at a respected firm of art conservators might be smuggling antiquities? After colleague and roommate Ernst Mann is found dead in the street below their apartment balcony, Flora Garibaldi suspects her bosses are crooks and that her new job is disintegrating into desiccated paint flakes. Burnt Sienna is a suspensefu

Jun 1, 2015
Burnt river by Salvalaggio, Karin, author.

Burnt river

"When Detective Macy Greeley is called to Wilmington Creek, a sleepy ranching community in northern Montana, she expects an open-and-shut, if high-profile, murder case. What greets her is anything but. John Dalton, a soldier returned home from serving in Afghanistan, has been shot dead in an alleyway outside a local bar. Macy can't see any obvious motive for the attack, but John's closest friends and his twin sister Jessie have been keeping secrets. With a series of wildfires pushing the area's

Jun 1, 2015
Bodice of Evidence by Parra, Nancy J.

Bodice of Evidence

Jun 1, 2015
Black Tide Rising by Mcmillen, R. J.

Black Tide Rising

Jun 1, 2015
Skies of ash by Hall, Rachel Howzell.

Skies of ash

"Los Angeles homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton and her partner, Colin Taggert, arrive at the scene of a tragic house fire. Juliet Chatman perished in the blaze, along with her two children. Left behind is grieving husband and father Christopher Chatman, hospitalized after trying to rescue his family. Chatman is devastated that he couldn't save them. Unless, of course, he's the one who killed them."--

Jun 1, 2015
Thin air by Cleeves, Ann, author.

Thin air

"Ann Cleeves is back with the sixth book in her Shetland series featuring Inspector Jimmy Perez, whom readers will remember from Raven Black, White Nights, Red Bones, Blue Lightning, and Dead Water. A group of old university friends leave the bright lights of London and travel to Shetland to celebrate the marriage of one of their friends. But, one of them, Eleanor, disappears--apparently into thin air. It's mid-summer, a time of light nights and unexpected mists. And then Eleanor's body is disco

Jun 1, 2015
Detachment fault by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Detachment fault

Tucson geologist Frankie MacFarlane, her brother Jamie, and Jamie's girlfriend, Carla, are detained by the Mexican authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border when they try to return home after discovering a body while on a fishing trip. While they are being questioned, Carla disappears, a mystery that may be connected to the later murder of one of Frankie's students.

Jun 1, 2015
Death by Coffee by Erickson, Alex, author.

Death by Coffee

"When Krissy Hancock and her best friend Vicki decide to open a bookstore cafe´ in their new town of Pine Hills, they decide to call it 'Death by Coffee,' after Krissy's father's most famous mystery novel. Little do they know how well the name fits... On their very first day of business, Brendon Lawyer huffily takes his coffee...to the grave. It seems he had a severe allergy to peanuts...but how could there have been nuts in his coffee? And who stole his emergency allergy medication? Fortunately

Jun 1, 2015
Murder at Beechwood by Maxwell, Alyssa, author.

Murder at Beechwood

Having turned down the proposal of Derrick Andrews, Emma Cross has no imminent plans for matrimony--let alone motherhood. But when she discovers an infant left on her doorstep, she naturally takes the child into her care. Using her influence as a cousin to the Vanderbilts and a society page reporter for the "Newport Observer", Emma launches a discreet search for the baby's mother. But as Emma navigates dark undercurrents of scandalous indiscretions and violent passions, she'll need to watch her

Jun 1, 2015
Neighing with fire by O'Sullivan, Kathryn, author.

Neighing with fire

"Fire Chief Colleen McCabe is enjoying a quiet summer and her budding romance with Sheriff Bill Dorman. However, her peaceful start to the tourist season is shattered when a tropical storm blows through Corolla and unearths a body buried under a vacation home boardwalk. When callous land developer Denny Custis dies in a suspicious fire, Colleen has a hunch the two deaths are linked. As she and Bill investigate, they discover that virtually everyone, including Colleen, has had a beef or run-in wi

Jun 1, 2015
Kansas troubles by Fowler, Earlene.

Kansas troubles

After a whirlwind marriage to police chief Gabe Ortiz, quilter and amateur sleuth Benni Harper joins her husband on a trip to his Kansas hometown, only to become caught up in the investigation into the murder of quilter, aspiring country singer, and former Amish wife Tyler Brown.

Jun 1, 2015
Distant blood by Abbott, Jeff.

Distant blood

Thanks to a newfound connection with his natural father, librarian Jordan Poteet is suddenly a member of a rich Texas dynasty. But a series of poison-pen letters warns him to stay away from the Goertz family reunion on a Gulf Coast island.

Jun 1, 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 1, 2015
And sometimes I wonder about you by Mosley, Walter, author.

And sometimes I wonder about you

Investigating the murder of a client he initially refused to help, Leonid navigates difficult personal elements in his own life while uncovering dark secrets about the victim's old-money family and its missing heiress.

Jun 1, 2015
Anatomy of evil by Thomas, Will, 1958-

Anatomy of evil

"Cyrus Barker is undoubtedly England's premiere private enquiry agent. With the help of his assistant Thomas Llewelyn, he's developed an enviable reputation for discreetly solving some of the toughest, most consequential cases in recent history. But one evening in 1888, Robert Anderson, the head of Scotland Yard's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), appears at Barker's office with an offer. A series of murders in the Whitechapel area of London are turning the city upside down, with tremendo

Jun 1, 2015
Death at Dovecote Hatch by Cannell, Dorothy, author.

Death at Dovecote Hatch

November, 1932. Still reeling from the recent murder at Mullings, country estate of the wealthy Stodmarsh family, the peaceful little village of Dovecote Hatch is about to be rocked by news of another violent death. When mild-mannered Kenneth Tenneson is found dead from a fall down the stairs at his home, the coroner's inquest announces a verdict of accidental death. Florence Norris, however -the quietly observant housekeeper at Mullings - suspects there may be more to it than that. Florence's s

Jun 1, 2015
Elimination by Gorman, Edward, author.

Elimination

Jun 1, 2015
Farmed and dangerous by Maxwell, Edith, author.

Farmed and dangerous

Cam is finding the New Year just as hectic as the old one. Her sometimes rocky relationship with Chef Jake Ericsson is in a deep freeze, she's struggling to provide the promised amount of food to the subscribers in her first winter CSA, and her new greenhouse might just collapse from the weight of the snow. Supplying fresh ingredients for a dinner at the local assisted living facility seems like the least of her worries--until one of the elderly residents dies after eating some of her produce"--

Jun 1, 2015
Time of death by Billingham, Mark, author.

Time of death

Recalled from a romantic vacation with his girlfriend Helen Weeks, Tom Thorne investigates the abduction of two girls in Helen's hometown, convinced that the police have the wrong person in custody.

Jun 1, 2015
Murder with a twist by Kiely, Tracy.

Murder with a twist

"Nic and Nigel Martini are visiting New York to attend a cousin's birthday gala, but when the birthday girl's gold-digging cad of a husband goes missing, the social event of the season may turn into a story for the scandal sheets. Nigel's condescending aunt begs Nic to find sleazy Leo, despite the fact that it would be better for everyone if he just stayed lost. Trailing a married bachelor with a penchant for trouble can be downright deadly. Assisted by Nigel and their bull mastiff, Nic must tan

Jun 1, 2015