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Night passage by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010.

Night passage

Fired from Los Angeles for drinking, Jesse Stone lands a job as police chief in a Massachusetts town whose leaders want a pushover. When a white supremacist militiaman tries murder, Stone surprises them.

Aug 27, 2016
Murder on Brittany shores - a mystery by Bannalec, Jean-Luc, 1966- author.

Murder on Brittany shores - a mystery

"Ten miles off the coast of Brittany lie the fabled Glenan Islands. Boasting sparkling white sands and crystal clear waters, they seem perfectly idyllic, until one day in May three bodies wash up on shore. At first glance the deaths appear accidental, but as the identities of the victims comes to light, cantankerous Commisaire Dupin is pulled back into action for a case of what seems to be cold-blooded murder. Ever viewed as an outsider in a region full of myths and traditions, Dupin finds himse

Aug 24, 2016
Murder in the mangroves by Ambrose, Marty.

Murder in the mangroves

Mallie Monroe's life as a reporter on Coral Island has finally settled down. She's adjusted to the Florida lifestyle, received a small raise, and is enjoying a playful romance with island cop Nick Billie. Things start to heat up when Mallie's old boyfriend, Cole, reappears and she finds herself torn between two men. But just before the annual Mango Festival, which had promised to be a pleasant distraction, the body of the Mango Queen is found in the mangroves. So it's back to business and Mallie

Aug 20, 2016
Murder in the Courthouse - A Hailey Dean Mystery by Grace, Nancy

Murder in the Courthouse - A Hailey Dean Mystery

Aug 27, 2016
Murder in style by Heley, Veronica, author.

Murder in style

When Poppy Cordover is found dead at the bottom of the stairs in the boutique she co-owns with her twin sister Juno, Ellie Quicke's investigation into Poppy's death quickly uncovers a hornet's nest of greed, malice, and tragic secrets.

Aug 23, 2016
Murder in style - an Ellie Quicke mystery by Heley, Veronica, author.

Murder in style - an Ellie Quicke mystery

Ellie Quicke finds you can choose your friends but not your family. Poppy's wealthy father hadn't liked the look of the men whom his twin daughters intended to marry, and had set them up in the Magpie fashion boutique to ensure they would be able to support themselves; at the same time ensuring that the girls made a will in one another's favour. The business prospered and expanded until, many years later, skeletons start to come out of the closet. Bodies too...And Ellie's enquiries uncover a hor

Aug 27, 2016
Murder in Schwyz by Nelson, D. L., 1942- author.

Murder in Schwyz

Aug 27, 2016
Murder at the house of rooster happiness by Casarett, David J, author.

Murder at the house of rooster happiness

"A fascinating mystery set in Thailand in the vein of Alexander McCall Smith, where a nurse ethicist turns detective. Ladarat Patalung, for one, would have been happier without a serial murderer in her life. Then again, she never meant to be a detectivein the first place. But while content in her role at the Chaing Mai Hospital in Thailand as the nurse ethicist, Ladarat couldn't resist when police detective Kuhn Wiriya came to her with his dilemma. Two nights ago, a young woman brought her hu

Aug 27, 2016
Mr Campion's fault by Ripley, Mike, author.

Mr Campion's fault

"Following the death of the senior English master in a tragic road accident, Mr Campion's son Rupert and daughter-in-law Perdita are helping out at Ash Grange School for Boys, where Perdita's godfather is headmaster. While Perdita is directing the end-of-term play, a musical version of Dr Faustus, Rupert is tackling the school's rugby football team-- and both of them are finding their allotted tasks more of a challenge than they had anticipated. When the headmaster telephones Albert Campion to i

Aug 27, 2016
Mississippi noir by

Mississippi noir

Aug 27, 2016
Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel by Ballard, Mignon Franklin, author.

Miss Dimple and the slightly bewildered angel

"October, 1944. It has been a challenging season for Elderberry's favorite first grade teacher, Miss Dimple Kilpatrick. A beloved former student was recently killed in the war, her brother has become distant, and her friend Odessa, the cook at Pheobe's rooming house, has taken a leave of absence to care for a relative. Still, when Dimple's librarian friend, Virginia, finds a young woman, Dora, on the library porch looking for a place to spend the night, soft-hearted Dimple brings her back to Pho

Aug 27, 2016
Miami Noir by Standiford, Les

Miami Noir

Aug 25, 2016
Miami noir by

Miami noir

Aug 27, 2016
Matrimony in Miniature - A Miniature Mystery by Grace, Margaret

Matrimony in Miniature - A Miniature Mystery

Aug 27, 2016
Margery Allingham's Albert Campion returns in Mr. Campion's fault by Ripley, Mike, author.

Margery Allingham's Albert Campion returns in Mr. Campion's fault

After the senior English master's death in an accident, Mr. Campion's son Rupert and daughter-in-law Perdita are helping out at Ash Grange School for Boys, but when Rupert is arrested, Albert Campion heads to Yorkshire to find out what's going on.

Aug 23, 2016
Marbeck and the king-in-waiting by Pilkington, John, 1948 June 11-

Marbeck and the king-in-waiting

"Spring, 1603: Queen Elizabeth is dying, and England waits anxiously. The Virgin Queen hasn't named an heir, refusing even to speak. Her cousin James, King of Scotland, is assumed to be her successor, but will the transition be peaceful? Sir Robert Cecil, Secretary of State, fears insurrection and has brought troops to the capital. But from where might the danger come - overseas, or from malcontents closer to home? Meanwhile Marbeck, Cecil's best intelligencer, is under a cloud, wrongly suspecte

Aug 21, 2016
Marbeck and the double-dealer by Pilkington, John, 1948 June 11-

Marbeck and the double-dealer

"1600: a new century dawns. War with Spain has dragged on for fifteen years, the conflict in Ireland for six. Unease stalks England in the dying years of Elizabeth I's reign, and Elizabethan intelligencer Martin Marbeck is bored. Then a message from his spymaster, Sir Robert Cecil arrives: the existence of a spy has been discovered, code-named Morera, and Marbeck must uncover the true identity of this traitor quickly, before rumours of the young King Philip III forming a new Armada prove themsel

Aug 27, 2016
Magnolia moonlight by Ellis, Mary, 1951- author.

Magnolia moonlight

Aug 21, 2016
Love You Dead by James, Peter

Love You Dead

Aug 27, 2016
Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics by Hamilton, Denise (EDT)

Los Angeles noir 2 - the classics

Presents a collection of crime and noir stories set in Los Angeles.

Aug 27, 2016