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Whose body? by Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957.

Whose body?

Jul 24, 2014
The Sun is God by McKinty, Adrian.

The Sun is God

"Colonial New Guinea-1906: a small group of mostly German nudists live an extreme back-to-nature existence on the remote island of Kabakon. Eating only coconuts and bananas, they purport to worship the sun. One of their members-Max Lutzow-has recently died, allegedly from malaria. But an autopsy on his body in the nearby capital of Herbertsh

Jul 24, 2014
One dead cookie by Lowell, Virginia.

One dead cookie

Olivia Greyson is the proud owner of The Gingerbread House a quaint shop that specializes in all things cookie and her best friend Maddie is her sidekick baking up scrumptious treats for their cookie themed parties. But a dead body on their front porch might put their bake shop in a truly sticky situation. Olivia is busy baking up special cookies for Maddies upcoming engagement party when soap star Trevor Lane shows up unexpectedly in town. It soon becomes clear that Trevor who grew up in the n

Jul 24, 2014
Voodoo Ridge by Freed, David, 1954-

Voodoo Ridge

"It's 1956. A plane bearing a mysterious cargo takes off from a small airport outside Los Angeles and disappears into a raging storm. Nearly 60 years later, while flying over California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, retired military assassin-turned-civilian flight instructor and would-be Buddhist Cordell Logan catches a glint of sunlight on metal and spots what appears to be aircraft wreckage. His life will never be the same. Logan and his beautiful ex-wife, Savannah, plan a reconciliation in posh

Jul 24, 2014
Uniform justice by Leon, Donna, author.

Uniform justice

A young cadet in Venice's elite military academy has been found hanged, a presumed suicide. Commissario Guido Brunetti is given the case but has difficulty working with a community more concerned with the reputation of the school than the truth. As Brunetti pursues the case he is faced with a wall of silence from everyone involved, including the boy's father. Brunetti is left to wonder if the military protecting its own or has he uncovered a conspiracy far more sinister than that of a single dea

Jul 24, 2014
Treachery in Bordeaux by Alaux, Jean-Pierre, 1955-

Treachery in Bordeaux

"Immerse yourself in French countryside and gourmet attitude with two amateur sleuths gumshoeing around Bordeaux wine country. In modern-day Bordeaux, there are few wine estates still within the city limits. The prestigious grand cru Moniales Haut-Brion is one of them. When some barrels turn, world-renowned winemaker turned gentleman detective Benjamin Cooker starts asking questions. Is it negligence or sabotage? Who would want to target this esteemed vintner? Cooker and his assistant Virgile La

Jul 24, 2014
Spring Tide by Br̲jlind, Cilla/ Br̲jlind, Rolf/ Bradbury, Rod (TRN)

Spring Tide

Jul 24, 2014
The Scottish play murder by Rutherford, Anne.

The Scottish play murder

Jul 24, 2014
Traitor's Storm by Trow, M. J.

Traitor's Storm

Jul 24, 2014
Tomorrow's Vengeance by Talley, Marcia

Tomorrow's Vengeance

Jul 24, 2014
Telling tales by Cleeves, Ann.

Telling tales

Jul 24, 2014
Taken In by Casey, Elizabeth Lynn

Taken In

Jul 24, 2014
A Vision In Velvet by Blackwell, Juliet, author.

A Vision In Velvet

"As soon as Lily opens the trunk, she feels strange vibrations emanating from a mysterious velvet cloak. When she tries it on, Lily sees awful visions from the past. And when the antiques dealer who sold her the cape is killed, Lily suspects a supernatural force might be behind his death. Then Lily's familiar, Oscar the potbellied pig, disappears. Lily will do anything to get him back--including battling the spirit of a powerful witch reaching out from the past. But even with the aid of her gran

Jul 24, 2014
To kill a matzo ball - a deadly deli mystery by Rosen, Delia.

To kill a matzo ball - a deadly deli mystery

When martial arts teacher Ken Chan is murdered right before her eyes, ex-Manhattanite and Jewish deli owner Gwen Katz gets some help from an eccentric new-age entrepreneur to discover if a local hate-group is responsible for the crime.

Jul 24, 2014
The scent of death by Rowlands, Betty, author.

The scent of death

Lance Rainbird isn't one for social chit-chat, so when he fails to turn up for the evening programme of music after dinner at Justin Freeman's annual musical weekend at Dallington Manor Hotel, it invites remark but no real concern. It's a lovely evening, perhaps he stepped out for some air. But the truth of the matter is rather more serious: Lance is found in the lake, drowned. Constable Sukey Reynolds and her colleague Detective Sergeant Vicky Armstrong are part of the police investigation, a

Jul 24, 2014
Spirit is willing by McCoy, Max, author.

Spirit is willing

In the Old West, murder is a way of life. But psychic detective Ophelia Wylde is dealing out her own brand of justice by talking to the victims. . .after they're dead. Ghost in the machine. It's one of the strangest trials in Colorado history. A "spirit photographer" is accused of fraud, and Ophelia Wylde agrees to examine the man's ghostly portraits and testify in court. In a sealed room, she is presented with five photographs. Four are obvious fakes. But one photo--featuring a powerful politi

Jul 24, 2014
Shots fired - stories from Joe Pickett Country by Box, C. J.

Shots fired - stories from Joe Pickett Country

The author of the Joe Pickett novels presents 10 suspense stories about the Wyoming he knows so well -- and the dark deeds and impulses that can be found there -- in a collection that includes four stories that feature Pickett himself.

Jul 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2014