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Playing with fire - a Daniel Jacobus mystery by Elias, Gerald, author.

Playing with fire - a Daniel Jacobus mystery

"Blind violinist Daniel Jacobus is living in self-imposed exile and enjoying a peaceful Christmas Eve when he receives an anxious phone call from obscure violin-maker Amadeo Borlotti, urgently requesting a meeting. In their festivity, Daniel Jacobus and his dear friends Nathaniel and Yumi make light of it and dismiss Borlotti's request. But when Borlotti goes mising after a fire in his shop, it's up to Jacobus and his team to investigate the disappearance. Where are the violins which should have

Aug 26, 2016
Shoot 'em Up by Mack, Janey

Shoot 'em Up

Aug 26, 2016
San Francisco noir 2 - the classics by

San Francisco noir 2 - the classics

Past meets present as some of the great storytellers of the past conspire with contemporary noir virtuosos to showcase the criminal legacy of the city by the bay.

Aug 26, 2016
Silver spire by Goldsborough, Robert.

Silver spire

Nero Wolfe and sidekick Archie Goodwin tackle the powerful high-stakes world of mass-media evangelism as they try to protect one of America's most beloved preachers.

Aug 26, 2016
Sergeant Cluff stands firm by North, Gil, 1916- author.

Sergeant Cluff stands firm

Amy Snowden, in middle age, has long since settled into a lonely life in the Yorkshire town of Gunnarshaw, until--to her neighbours' surprise--she suddenly marries a much younger man. Months later, Amy is found dead--apparently by her own hand--and her husband, Wright, has disappeared. Sergeant Caleb Cluff--silent, watchful, a man at home in the bleak moorland landscape of Gunnarshaw--must find the truth about the couple's unlikely marriage, and solve the riddle of Amy's death.

Aug 26, 2016
Wall Street noir by

Wall Street noir

Anthologies which illuminate the darker side of Wall Street and the financial decision makers and places rarely seen.

Aug 26, 2016
Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery by Moose, Ruth, author.

Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery

"Beth McKenzie, owner of the Dixie Dew Bed and Breakfast, is enjoying an exciting affair with her new love, Scott. Meanwhile, the town of Littleboro, North Carolina is abuzz with gossip about Crazy Reba's upcoming nuptials. Most brides go crazy at some point, but Littleboro's resident homeless lady has had a head start: she's beloved, indulged, and most of all, eccentric. But at almost 60 or thereabouts her marriage seems a little peculiar. Sure, she's sporting a diamond big enough to choke a ho

Aug 26, 2016
Quarry in the Black by Collins, Max Allan

Quarry in the Black

Aug 26, 2016
Something Buried, Something Blue - A Lily Dale Mystery by Staub, Wendy Corsi

Something Buried, Something Blue - A Lily Dale Mystery

Aug 26, 2016
San Juan Noir by Santos-Febres, Mayra (EDT)

San Juan Noir

Aug 26, 2016
Speaking of Murder by Roberts, Les/ Kennedy, Dan (CON)

Speaking of Murder

Aug 26, 2016
The Murder of a Queen Bee by Lester, Meera

The Murder of a Queen Bee

Aug 26, 2016
Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel by Ballard, Mignon Franklin, author.

Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel

"October, 1944. It has been a challenging season for Elderberry's favorite first grade teacher, Miss Dimple Kilpatrick. A beloved former student was recently killed in the war, her brother has become distant, and her friend Odessa, the cook at Pheobe's rooming house, has taken a leave of absence to care for a relative. Still, when Dimple's librarian friend, Virginia, finds a young woman, Dora, on the library porch looking for a place to spend the night, soft-hearted Dimple brings her back to Pho

Aug 26, 2016
Knit your own murder by Ferris, Monica, author.

Knit your own murder

"In the USA Today bestselling Needlecraft Mysteries, Betsy Devonshire has her hands tied between running her needlework shop and turning her sharp eye for deduction to solving crimes ... The Monday Bunch and other local knitters are participating in a fund-raising auction to save a community center, creating a growing pile of stuffed animals and toys right in front of the auctioneers as the audience bids. Among those contributing the most knitted goods is temperamental businesswoman Marsha Hanov

Aug 26, 2016
Thirty-three and a half shenanigans by Swank, Denise Grover, author.

Thirty-three and a half shenanigans

Rose is called into action when Neely Kate's cousin goes missing and the police refuse to take it seriously. But while the authorities--Rose's ex-boyfriend, included-- are certain the missing woman has run away, mounting evidence points to foul play. Rose agrees to help her friend, even if it means partaking in Neely Kate's shenanigans, including an impromptu trip to a strip club.

Aug 26, 2016
Teetotaled by Chance, Maia, author.

Teetotaled

"After her philandering husband died and left her penniless in Prohibition-era New York, Lola Woodby escaped with her Swedish cook to the only place she could--her deceased husband's secret love nest in the middle of Manhattan. Her only comforts were chocolate cake, dime store detective novels, and the occasional highball (okay, maybe not so occasional). But rent came due and Lola and Berta were forced to accept the first job that came their way, ultimately leading them to set up shop as a Discr

Aug 26, 2016
Time to Die by Howard, Alex

Time to Die

Aug 26, 2016
Transition to murder by James, Renee

Transition to murder

Aug 26, 2016
Where Roses Never Die by Staalesen, Gunnar/ Bartlett, Don (TRN)

Where Roses Never Die

Aug 26, 2016
Triple crown by Francis, Felix, author.

Triple crown

"Jefferson Hinkley is back in the newest thriller in the Dick Francis tradition, this time on a special mission to the United States to investigate a conspiracy involving the biggest horse races in the country. Jeff Hinkley, investigator for the BritishHorseracing Authority, has been seconded to the US Federal Anti-Corruption in Sports Agency (FACSA) where he has been asked to find a mole in their organization--an informant who is passing on confidential information to those under suspicion in

Aug 26, 2016