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Spellcasting in silk by Blackwell, Juliet, author.

Spellcasting in silk

"Lily would like nothing better than to relax, enjoy her friends, and take care of business at her store, which is booming thanks to San Francisco's upcoming Summer of Love Festival. But as the unofficial witchy consultant to the SFPD, she is pulled into yet another case. A woman has jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge, and her apparent suicide may be connected to a suspicious botanica in the Mission District. When the police investigate the shop, they ask Lily to look into its mysterious owner, w

Aug 3, 2015
Murder at Barclay Meadow - a mystery by Eckel, Wendy Sand, author.

Murder at Barclay Meadow - a mystery

"Rosalie Hart's world has been upended. After her husband confesses to an affair, she exiles herself to her late aunt's farmhouse on Maryland's Eastern Shore. With its fields untended and the house itself in disrepair, Barclay Meadow couldn't be more different than the tidy D.C. suburb she used to call home. Just when Rosalie feels convinced things couldn't get any worse, she finds a body floating in her marsh grasses."--

Aug 3, 2015
Midnight on the Mississippi by Ellis, Mary, 1951-

Midnight on the Mississippi

Hunter Galen and Nicki Price join forces to solve Hunter's business partner's death. Encountering sophisticated shell games, black mail, and death threats the only thing they can really on is faith and fearless determination.

Aug 3, 2015
Who let the dog out? by Rosenfelt, David, author.

Who let the dog out?

"Lawyer Andy Carpenter is surprised when Willie Miller, Andy's partner at their dog rescue operation, the Tara Foundation, calls to say the alarm has gone off at the foundation building. There has clearly been a break-in, and a dog has been stolen. All of the dogs that the Tara Foundation rescues are given collars with GPS tracking capabilities, so Andy and Willie know they'll be able to track down the missing dog. They follow the signal to a house in downtown Paterson, and sure enough, the dog

Aug 3, 2015
X is for ... by Grafton, Sue.

X is for ...

Sue Grafton's X: Perhaps her darkest and most chilling novel, it features a remorseless serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes. Once again breaking the rules and establishing new paths, Grafton wastes little time identifying this sociopath. The test is whether Kinsey can prove her case against him before she becomes his next victim.

Aug 3, 2015
Red line - a Matt Sinclair novel by Thiem, Brian, author.

Red line - a Matt Sinclair novel

When a teenager from a wealthy suburb outside of Oakland, California is dumped at an inner city bus stop, homicide detective Matt Sinclair catches the case. It's his first since being bumped to desk duty for a bust that went south fast. With few leads and plenty of attention, it's the worst kind of case to help him get back up to speed. It only gets worse as the bodies start to pile up--first at the same bus bench, then around the city.

Aug 3, 2015
Swag Bags and Swindlers by Howell, Dorothy

Swag Bags and Swindlers

Aug 3, 2015
A Shadowed Evil by Clare, Alys

A Shadowed Evil

Aug 3, 2015
The skeleton plot - a Lambert & Hook police procedural by Gregson, J. M.

The skeleton plot - a Lambert & Hook police procedural

When a human skeleton is discovered on the boundary of a 20-year-old property development, it seems there are a large number of people who may know the identity of the corpse and how it got there. But twenty years is a long time and those individuals were very different people back then. Skeletons are being revealed in all senses and there are many prominent local figures who are beginning to feel uncomfortable and afraid. It's up to Detective Chief Superintendent Lambert and Detective Sergeant

Aug 3, 2015
Threads of Evidence by Wait, Lea

Threads of Evidence

Aug 3, 2015
The Verdict on Each Man Dead by Whellams, David

The Verdict on Each Man Dead

Aug 3, 2015
Trick or Deceit by Freydont, Shelley

Trick or Deceit

Aug 3, 2015
A shameful murder by Harrison, Cora, author.

A shameful murder

Cork, Ireland, 1923. When, one wet March morning, Reverend Mother Aquinas discovers a body at the gate of the convent chapel, she immediately sends for one of her former pupils, Police Sergeant Patrick Cashman, to investigate. Dead bodies ar not unusual in the poverty-stricken slums of Cork, but this one is dressed in evening finery; in her handbag is a dance program for the exclusive Merchants' Ball held the previous evening--and a midnight ticket for the Liverpool ferry. Against the backdrop o

Aug 3, 2015
Plantation shudders by Byron, Ellen.

Plantation shudders

Prodigal daughter Maggie Crozat has returned home to her family's plantation-turned-bed-and-breakfast in Louisiana. When one of their guests dies from unnatural causes, Maggie and her family suddenly become suspects in a murder.

Aug 3, 2015
No virgin island - a Sabrina Salter mystery by Dorsey, C. Michele.

No virgin island - a Sabrina Salter mystery

Aug 3, 2015
Murder in the queen's wardrobe by Emerson, Kathy Lynn, author.

Murder in the queen's wardrobe

London, 1582: Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey, a talented and well-educated woman of independent means, is recruited by Queen Elizabeth I's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, to be lady-in-waiting to Lady Mary, a cousin of the queen. With her talent in languages and knowledge of ciphers and codes, she will be integral to the spymaster as an intelligence gatherer, being able to get close to Lady Mary just at the time when she is being courted by Russia's Ivan the Terrible. However, there are some noble

Aug 3, 2015
The man who fell from the sky by Coel, Margaret, 1937-

The man who fell from the sky

Aug 2, 2015
Last ragged breath by Keller, Julia.

Last ragged breath

A tale inspired by a true event in West Virginia history finds prosecuting attorney Bell Elkins struggling to discover the truth when a survivor of the 1972 Buffalo Creek disaster is implicated in the murder of a development-company president.

Aug 2, 2015
Lake of fire by Stevens, Mark, 1954-

Lake of fire

Aug 2, 2015
The Kiskadee of Death by Dunlap, Jan

The Kiskadee of Death

Aug 2, 2015