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Every hidden fear - a Skeet Bannion mystery by Rodriguez, Linda.

Every hidden fear - a Skeet Bannion mystery

"Skeet's Cherokee grandmother has come to live with her and her teenage ward Brian, and Skeet is still trying to adjust to the change while also keeping the peace on the local college campus. Then Ash Mowbray, a bad boy from the wrong side of the tracks,comes back to Brewster as a wealthy developer, pushing plans to build a shopping mall on the outskirts of town that will destroy the town square businesses. The town council is split on his proposal, and emotions are running high. Mowbray makes t

Apr 17, 2014
Elizabeth Is Missing by Healey, Emma

Elizabeth Is Missing

Apr 17, 2014
Dying for attention by Shannon, James T.

Dying for attention

"Dying for Attention is a taut, involving mystery. Matthew "Chug" O'Malley, a former Boston columnist and television personality, only takes the substitute teacher job at nearby Prescott High so he can write a book about a year in a typical high school. But within a very short time, four of his students are shooting at him, an auburn-haired, green-eyed senior is trying to seduce him, and then the real trouble begins. First one student dies. Then a second. Next, a staff member is savagely axed to

Apr 17, 2014
Double whammy - a Davis Way crime caper by Archer, Gretchen, author.

Double whammy - a Davis Way crime caper

Davis Way thinks she's hit the jackpot when she lands a job as the fifth wheel on an elite security team at the fabulous Bellissimo Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. But once there, she runs straight into her ex-ex husband, a rigged slot machine, her evil twin, and a trail of dead bodies. Davis learns the truth and it does not set her free- in fact, it lands her in the pokey. Buried under a mistaken identity, unable to seek help from her family, her hot streak runs cold until her landlor

Apr 17, 2014
Double dip by Archer, Gretchen

Double dip

Things are dicey at work. A personal assistant goes missing, a little old lady goes on a suspicious winning streak, and a Bellissimo executive goes gaga for Davis Way. She follows a disappearing slot-tournament player trail to the So Help Me God Pentecostal Church in Beehive, Alabama, then jumps headlong into a high stakes holy scandal. She's on a losing streak at home, too. Her days, nights, and dinners run together, as Davis juggles a revolving door of uninvited guests, namely her rotten ex-e

Apr 17, 2014
Don't look for me - an Amos Walker novel by Estleman, Loren D.

Don't look for me - an Amos Walker novel

"Amos Walker doesn't mean to walk into trouble. But sometimes it finds him, regardless. The missing woman has left a handwritten note that said, "Don't look for me." Any P.I. would take that as a challenge, especially when he found out that she'd left the same message once before, when having an illicit affair. But this time it's different. The trail leads Walker to an herbal remedies store, where the beautiful young clerk knows nothing about the dead body in the basement . . . or about any ille

Apr 17, 2014
Doing it at the Dixie Dew - a mystery by Moose, Ruth.

Doing it at the Dixie Dew - a mystery

"Beth McKenzie's attempt to turn an old Southern mansion into a Bed and Breakfast called The Dixie Dew is thwarted when her first guest is found dead in bed. Murdered, it turns out. Three days later a young priest who looks better in tennis whites than clerick black, is found strangled in his chapel. The whole town of Littleboro is abuzz, and Ossie Delbardo, the town cop whose job heretofore mainly involved controlling football traffic on Friday nights, is not cut out to solve the murders. With

Apr 17, 2014
Distortion by Blackstock, Terri, 1957-


When Juliet Cole's husband of 15 years is murdered before her eyes, she thinks it was a random shooting. Devastated and traumatized, she answers hours of questioning, then returns home to break the tragic news to her boys. But a threatening voicemail takes this from a random shooting to a planned, deliberate attack. Juliet realizes that she and her children are in danger too, unless she meets the killer's demands.

Apr 17, 2014
Dime if I know - a Cleopatra Jones mystery by Toussaint, Maggie.

Dime if I know - a Cleopatra Jones mystery

Apr 17, 2014
Destroyer angel by Barr, Nevada, author.

Destroyer angel

After a summer fighting wildfire, park ranger Anna Pigeon is enjoying a weekend away camping in Minnesota's National Park with her girlfriends. Leah Hendricks is the genius behind a high-end sports gear manufacturer and Heath Jarrod has volunteered to test out some of the equipment. But when they encounter a band of violent kidnappers little do they realise that their ultimate challenge will be to stay alive.

Apr 17, 2014
Denial of Murder - A Harry Vicary Police Procedural by Turnbull, Peter

Denial of Murder - A Harry Vicary Police Procedural

Apr 17, 2014
Demons walk among us by Hicks, Jonathan Phillip, author.

Demons walk among us

Apr 17, 2014
Death's dark shadow - a DCI Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author.

Death's dark shadow - a DCI Paniatowski mystery

Before she can even begin to track down the killer of the old woman dumped on the lonely canalside, Monika Paniatowski needs to find out who she is--but no one seems to know.

Apr 17, 2014
Death Stalks Door County - A Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery by Skalka, Patricia

Death Stalks Door County - A Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery

Apr 17, 2014
Death runs adrift by MacInerney, Karen, 1970-

Death runs adrift

Apr 17, 2014
Death on the rocks - a John Rawlings mystery by Lake, Deryn, author.

Death on the rocks - a John Rawlings mystery

Apothecary John Rawlings is intrigued when a letter arrives asking him to investigate an impostor claiming to be the long-lost step-son of a wealthy Bristol merchant in possession of his dead wife's diamond inheritance. John Rawlings' father, Sir Gabriel Kent joins him on the trip to take the healing waters at Hotwell where they socialize with the cre`me of Bristol society. But Rawlings is compelled to try and solve the mystery and so he must trawl through the underbelly of eighteenth-century so

Apr 17, 2014
Death on Eat Street by Cook, J. J.

Death on Eat Street

"When she's once again passed over for a promotion at work, Zoe decides to take the big leap and go for her dream. She quits, gives up her fancy digs, and buys a fixer-upper diner in a shady part of town. To keep above water during the renovation, she buys a used food truck to serve the downtown and waterfront of Mobile, Alabama. Zoe starts to dish out classic Southern food--but her specialty is her deep-fried biscuit bowls that blow traditional bread bowls away. After a promising start, things

Apr 17, 2014
Death on Blackheath - a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel by Perry, Anne.

Death on Blackheath - a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel

Investigating evidence of a violent struggle at the home of Ministry of Defense member Dudley Kynaston, Pitt and the Special Branch discover the brutally murdered body of a young woman before realizing that Kynaston is not who he appears to be.

Apr 17, 2014
Death of a Mad Hatter by Mckinlay, Jenn

Death of a Mad Hatter

Apr 17, 2014
Death come quickly by Albert, Susan Wittig.

Death come quickly

"When China's and Ruby's friend Karen Prior is mugged in a mall parking lot and dies a few days later, China begins to suspect that her friend's death was not a random assault. Karen was a filmmaker supervising a student documentary about the fifteen-year-old murder of a woman named Christine Morris and the acquittal of the man accused of the crime. Is it possible that the same person who killed Christine Morris targeted Karen? Delving into the cold case, China learns the motive for the first mu

Apr 17, 2014