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Murder on the Quai by Black, Cara, 1951- author.

Murder on the Quai

"The world knows Aime´e Leduc, heroine of 15 mysteries in this New York Times bestselling series, as a tres chic, no-nonsense private investigator the toughest and most relentless in Paris. Now author Cara Black dips back in time to reveal how Aime´e first became a detective. November 1989: Aime´e Leduc is in her first year of college at Paris's preeminent medical school. She lives in a 17th-century apartment that overlooks the Seine with her father, who runs the family detective agency. But t

Apr 30, 2016
Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery by Quigley, Jeanne, author.

Murder, by George - a Veronica Walsh mystery

"Retired soap opera actress Veronica Walsh leads a fulfilling second act in her Adirondack hometown of Barton. Her boutique, All Things, is thriving and she enjoys a romance with Professor Mark Burke. She has neither the time nor the desire to be an amateur sleuth. Trouble finds her when architect Scott Culverson buys a vintage box at the village's annual flea market and discovers a valuable painting and love letter inside a locked drawer. The awe over the masterpiece, a 1920's portrait of Bart

Apr 24, 2016
Nantucket grand by Axelrod, Steven, author.

Nantucket grand

During a long winter and short, chilly spring, a series of disturbing incidents rock the small resort island of Nantucket. A Land Bank executive dies in a suspicious hunting accident, a prominent local family's historic summer cottage burns down in an arson fire, and a teenage girl lies comatose from a drug overdose. When spring turns to summer and the tourists flood the island, the mysterious cycle of violence spins faster. A young Jamaican boy is found dead in the harbor, a sex-for-drugs porno

Apr 30, 2016
New York Nocturne - The Return of Miss Lizzie by Satterthwait, Walter

New York Nocturne - The Return of Miss Lizzie

Apr 30, 2016
None so blind by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947- author.

None so blind

Twenty years ago, a raw and impressionable Detective Michael Green helped convict a young professor for the murder of an attractive co-ed. From behind bars, the man continued to hound Green with letters protesting his innocence. Shortly after being paroled, he is found dead. Is it suicide? Revenge? Or had Green made the biggest mistake of his career? a mistake which cost an innocent man his liberty and ultimately his life? To determine the truth, Green is forced to re-examine old evidence and op

Apr 30, 2016
Not Dead Enough by Easley, Warren C.

Not Dead Enough

Apr 30, 2016
Panther's prey by Smith, Lachlan, author.

Panther's prey

Taking a job as a public defender in San Francisco, Leo Maxwell successfully defends a homeless man, only to be wrongly implicated in the brutal murder of his co-counsel, a crime that their former client confesses to committing.

Apr 30, 2016
Ping-pong heart by Limón, Martin, 1948- author.

Ping-pong heart

"South Korea, 1974. CID Sergeants George Suen~o and Ernie Bascom are assigned an underwhelming case of petty theft: Major Frederick M. Schulz has accused Miss Jo Kyong-Ja, an Itaewon bar girl, of stealing a hundred thousand won from him--a sum equaling less than fifty US dollars. After two very divergent accounts of what happened, Miss Jo is attacked in the night, and Schulz is found hacked to death only days later. Did tensions simply escalate to the point of murder? Looking into other motives

Apr 30, 2016
Quarry's vote by Collins, Max Allan, author.

Quarry's vote

"Now retired and happily married, Quarry turns down a million-dollar contract to assassinate a presidential candidate. It's not the sort of assignment you can just walk away from without consequences--but coming after Quarry has consequences, too."--

Apr 30, 2016
Quick and the Dead - A Contemporary British Mystery by Moody, Susan

Quick and the Dead - A Contemporary British Mystery

Apr 24, 2016
Quick and the dead by Moody, Susan.

Quick and the dead

Apr 30, 2016
Quiet neighbors - a novel by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- author.

Quiet neighbors - a novel

It|s the oldest bookshop in a town full of bookshops; rambling and disordered, full of treasures if you look hard. Jude found one of the treasures when she visited last summer, the high point of a miserable vacation. Now, in the depths of winter, when she has to run away, Lowell|s chaotic bookshop in that backwater of a town is the safe place she runs to.

Apr 29, 2016
Reckoning and ruin by Whittle, Tina, author.

Reckoning and ruin

Tai Randolph has started her life over in Atlanta and is celebrating some milestones: a year running the Confederate-themed gun shop she inherited with its busy schedule of reenactments, a year with her sexy, ex-SWAT-team lover Trey, now working a corporate security gig, and a year of confronting a checkered list of ruffians and outright villains, mostly now put behind bars. One of those convicted criminals is her cousin Jasper, whose disreputable family was a big part of Tai's childhood in Sava

Apr 29, 2016
Reining in murder by Hearon, Leigh. author

Reining in murder

"When horse trainer Annie Carson rescues a beautiful thoroughbred from a roadside rollover, she knows the horse is lucky to be alive&unlike the driver. After rehabilitating the injured animal at her Carson Stables ranch, Annie delivers the horse to Hilda Colbert--the thoroughbred's neurotic and controlling owner--only to find she's been permanently put out to pasture. Two deaths in three days is unheard of in the small Olympic Peninsula county, and Annie decides to start sniffing around. She's c

Apr 29, 2016
Rio Noir by Bellotto, Tony (EDT)/ Landers, Clifford (TRN)

Rio Noir

Apr 30, 2016
Robert B. Parker's Slow burn by Atkins, Ace, author.

Robert B. Parker's Slow burn

"Boston PI Spenser faces a hot case and a personal crisis in the latest adventure in the iconic New York Times-bestselling series from author Ace Atkins"--

Apr 30, 2016
Sayonara slam by Hirahara, Naomi, 1962- author.

Sayonara slam

""Hirahara has a keen eye for the telling detail and an assured sense of character."--Los Angeles Times At Dodger Stadium it's Japan vs. Korea in the World Baseball Classic, but before the first pitch is thrown, Mas Arai finds himself in the middle of a murder. Mysteries layer atop mysteries in this sixth in the award-winning series featuring the most unlikely of sleuths, an aging, widowed, not-exactly-communicative gardener from Altadena, California. Who is that unusual woman throwing knuckleba

Apr 30, 2016
Scalp dance - a Sam Chitto mystery by Clifton, Lu, author.

Scalp dance - a Sam Chitto mystery

"This mystery mingles Choctaw culture, science, and murder and features Lieutenant Sam Chitto of the Oklahoma Choctaw Nation Tribal Police, who considers himself a man of principal. He's a man of the Law--the letter of the Law--and he's a man of his word. But he's at a breaking point, ready to quit the force. His father's murder is ten-years cold, his young wife's premature death haunts him, and tribal police in Oklahoma are being prevented from ensuring the People receive justice. A mix of trib

Apr 30, 2016
Sent to the devil by Lebow, Laura, author.

Sent to the devil

"In 1788 Vienna, Court Poet Lorenzo Da Ponte is putting some finishing touches on the libretto for the premiere of his new opera with Mozart, Don Giovanni. A huge success when it debuted in Prague, the Emperor has decreed that it shall be performed in Vienna. But Joseph II is off prosecuting a less-than-popular war against the Turks, and the city itself is in a bit of turmoil. There are voices protesting the war, others who see Turks around every corner. Da Ponte, however, just wants to do his w

Apr 30, 2016
Set the night on fire by Dial, Connie, 1944- author.

Set the night on fire

"In 1971, Josie Corsino is unmarried Josie Pastore, a fresh face chosen from her LAPD policewoman class to be an undercover operative. She is the first female allowed to work in this dangerous assignment, but as a college graduate from a working class family, she quickly finds acceptance among the department's targeted groups. When the story begins, she's immersed in the politics and schemes of one of the most active radical organizations in LA, but after three years in this assignment she's wea

Apr 30, 2016