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Cop Town - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971-, author.

Cop Town - a novel

"Atlanta, 1974. It's Kate Murphy's first day on the job and the Atlanta Police Department is seething after the murder of an officer. Before the day has barely begun, she already suspects she's not cut out for the job as a cop. Her male uniform is too big, she can't handle a gun, and she's rapidly learning that the APD is hardly a place that welcomes women. Worse still, in the ensuing manhunt, he'll be partnered with Maggie Lawson, a cop with her own ax to grind (and a brother and uncle already

Jul 12, 2014
Tailing a tabby by Cass, Laurie, author.

Tailing a tabby

With the help of her rescue cat Eddie, librarian Minnie Hamilton is driving a bookmobile based in the resort town of Chilson, Michigan. But shed better keep both hands on the wheel, because its going to be a bumpy ride.

Jul 12, 2014
A sudden, fearful death - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne.

A sudden, fearful death - a William Monk novel

In a London hospital, Prudence Barrymore, a talented nurse who had once been the one of Florence Nightingale's angels of mercy in the Crimean War, meets sudden death by strangulation. Private inquiry agent William Monk is engaged to investigate this horrific crime--which intuition tells him was no random stroke of violence by a madman. Greatly helped by his unconventional friend Hester Latterly, another of Miss Nightingale's nurses, and barrister Oliver Rathbone, Monk assembles a portrait of the

Jul 12, 2014
Strangers by Pronzini, Bill.

Strangers

"Cody Hatcher is the kind of teenager you don't want your kids hanging with. That's the book on him and it's why the citizens of Mineral Springs have no problem at all believing that he's guilty of three rapes. His mother, Cheryl, an old lover of Nameless's, is also being harassed by vindictive townspeople. It's against such odds that he must work to prove Cody innocent. There are few to help him and plenty to get in his way. It's a classic situation for an iconic private investigator" --

Jul 12, 2014
Some Enchanted Éclair - a Magical Bakery mystery by Cates, Bailey, author.

Some Enchanted Éclair - a Magical Bakery mystery

When a Hollywood movie starts filming in Savannah, magical baker Katie Lightfoot and her witches' coven snag parts as extras until murder takes a starring role, forcing them to conjure up a killer before someone else gets the axe.

Jul 12, 2014
Silence of the lamb's wool by Hechtman, Betty, 1947-, author.

Silence of the lamb's wool

Jul 12, 2014
Identity by Thoft, Ingrid.

Identity

"Private investigator Fina Ludlow returns to tackle a new case for her family's firm--a paternity case that goes horribly wrong"--

Jul 12, 2014
Hidden depths by Cleeves, Ann.

Hidden depths

Jul 12, 2014
A Grave Matter - A Lady Darby Mystery by Huber, Anna Lee, author.

A Grave Matter - A Lady Darby Mystery

"Scotland, 1830. Following the death of her dear friend, Lady Kiera Darby is in need of a safe haven. Returning to her childhood home, Kiera hopes her beloved brother, Trevor, and the merriment of the Hogmanay Ball will distract her. But when a caretaker is murdered and a grave is disturbed at nearby Dryburgh Abbey, Kiera is once more thrust into the cold grasp of death. While Kiera knows that aiding in another inquiry will only further tarnish her reputation, her knowledge of anatomy could make

Jul 12, 2014
Shear Trouble - A Southern Quilting Mystery by Craig, Elizabeth

Shear Trouble - A Southern Quilting Mystery

Jul 12, 2014
Murder at midnight - a Rex Graves mystery by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.)

Murder at midnight - a Rex Graves mystery

Jul 12, 2014
Hell with the lid blown off - an Alafair Tucker mystery by Casey, Donis.

Hell with the lid blown off - an Alafair Tucker mystery

In the summer of 1916, a twister devastates the land around Boynton, Oklahoma. Alafair Tucker's family and neighbors are not spared the ruin and grief spread by the storm, but no one will mourn Jubal Beldon, who made it his business to know the ugly secrets of everyone in town. As the undertaker does his grim duty for the victims, he finds that even in death Jubal isn't going to leave his neighbors in peace. He was already dead when the tornado carried his body to the middle of a field. Was it a

Jul 12, 2014
Half in Love With Artful Death - A Dan Rhodes Mystery by Crider, Bill

Half in Love With Artful Death - A Dan Rhodes Mystery

Jul 12, 2014
The frozen dead by Minier, Bernard.

The frozen dead

"In a snowbound valley, deep in the French Pyrenees, a dark story of madness and revenge is unfolding. The first victim is a horse: its headless, flayed body hangs suspended from the edge of a frozen cliff. On the same day as the gruesome discovery takesplace, Diane Berg, a young psychiatrist starts her first job at a high security asylum for the criminally insane, just a few miles away. She is baffled by the slightly unorthodox methods the asylums's director uses, and then greatly alarmed when

Jul 12, 2014
The late scholar - the new Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane mystery by Paton Walsh, Jill, 1937-

The late scholar - the new Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane mystery

Jul 12, 2014
Nursing homes are murder - a Paul Jacobson geezer-lit mystery by Befeler, Mike.

Nursing homes are murder - a Paul Jacobson geezer-lit mystery

Jul 12, 2014
Not for nothing by Jones, Stephen Graham, 1972- author.

Not for nothing

Jul 12, 2014
Muffin but Murder by Hamilton, Victoria

Muffin but Murder

Jul 12, 2014
An Unwilling Accomplice by Todd, Charles

An Unwilling Accomplice

Jul 12, 2014
Traitors to all by Scerbanenco, Giorgio, 1911-1969, author.

Traitors to all

A lawyer who has spent time in prison with Duca is found drowned in one of the Milanese canals. Duca is contacted by a friend of the dead lawyer to perform surgery on a woman who after the operation confesses that although she is due to marry a wealthy butcher, is really in love with another man, the friend of the lawyer. Shortly afterwards, she is killed together with her lover. Duca discovers that the two events are linked and starts to unravel an arms and drugs trafficking business, centered

Jul 12, 2014