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Death on the Sapphire by Koreto, R. J.

Death on the Sapphire

May 1, 2016
Death on a starry night by Draine, Betsy, 1945-, author.

Death on a starry night

Apr 29, 2016
Death of a bacon heiress by Hollis, Lee, author.

Death of a bacon heiress

"For food and cocktails columnist Hayley Powell, becoming a local culinary celebrity opens lots of doors. Unfortunately, one leads straight to cold-blooded murder... Includes seven delectable recipes"--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 29, 2016
Death in the tunnel by Burton, Miles, 1884-1964.

Death in the tunnel

"On a dark November evening, Sir Wilfred Saxonby is travelling alone in the 5 o'clock train from Cannon Street, in a locked compartment. The train slows and stops inside a tunnel; and by the time it emerges again minutes later, Sir Wilfred has been shot dead, his heart pierced by a single bullet. Suicide seems to be the answer, even though no reason can be found. Inspector Arnold of Scotland Yard thinks again when he learns that a mysterious red light in the tunnel caused the train to slow down.

May 1, 2016
Death in Cantera by Nesbitt, John D., author.

Death in Cantera

"When the stranger named Dunbar comes to the town of Cantera, he shows interest in local history, especially the Frenchman's Quarry and the death of the owner's son twenty years earlier. Dunbar also asks about Pat Roderick, the town marshall, and Dolores Carreau, the Frenchman's widow. And then the murders begin. Now it is Dunbar's mission to pursue the perpetrator, deal with his henchman, and bring him to justice."--

May 1, 2016
Death deals a hand - a California Zephyr mystery by Dawson, Janet, author.

Death deals a hand - a California Zephyr mystery

"It's April 1953, and Zephyrette Jill McLeod is back on the rails, aboard the fabled train called the California Zephyr. Heading west from Chicago to the San Francisco Bay Area, Jill looks forward to reuniting with family members and the new man in her life. She’s learned to expect and deal with just about anything on the train, from troublesome passengers to long-lost relatives to high-stakes poker games. But the stakes just got even higher: Death has a seat at the table."--

May 1, 2016
Deadly ruse - a Mac McClellan mystery by Helms, E. Michael.

Deadly ruse - a Mac McClellan mystery

"After a twenty-four year stint in the Marines, combat veteran Mac McClellan settles in the Florida Panhandle to relax and enjoy being a civilian while he figures out what to do with the rest of his life. But startling revelations about his lady friend and threats of murder lead Mac into the investigation business"--

May 1, 2016
Deadly intent by Sweeney, Anna.

Deadly intent

Maureen lies unconscious on a lonely track. Her husband blames a fellow holidaymaker at Nessa McDermott's country house on Ireland's enchanting Beara peninsula. Two days later, a man's body is found, strangled and dumped. Amid a frenzy of police, media and family pressures, former journalist Nessa has to find her own answers. Meanwhile, ambitious young policeman Redmond Joyce is also hell-bent on identifying the murderer, and conflict between them grows as they close in on the horrifying truth.

May 1, 2016
Deadly dunes - a Mac McClellan mystery by Helms, E. Michael, author.

Deadly dunes - a Mac McClellan mystery

Hours after hiring Mac McClellan to investigate the supposed suicide of her archaeologist brother, single-mom Jessie dies in a car accident. Jessie had just showed Mac artifacts and a copy of a map Jake found, items that indicate Hernando de Soto and his explorers might have camped on Five Mile Island during the winter of 1539-1540. Studying the map, Mac determines the site lies in the middle of a planned resort, The Dunes. Declaring the area an historic site could shut the project down. Suspici

May 1, 2016
Dead loudmouth by Houston, Victoria, 1945- author.

Dead loudmouth

"A Wisconsin detective must solve a double murder and rescue a kidnapped child"--

May 1, 2016
Dark side by Duffy, Margaret, author.

Dark side

When their friend, Detective Chief Inspector Carrick, becomes the prime suspect in a murder, Ingrid and Patrick take up the case to try to prove his innocence.

May 1, 2016
Dangerous Minds by Masters, Priscilla

Dangerous Minds

May 1, 2016
Crime and poetry by Flower, Amanda, author.

Crime and poetry

Violet Waverly rushes home to her ailing grandmother to find it was all a ploy to get her closer to home. Violet begins working in Charming Books, her grandma's magical bookshop. Soon a dead man is discovered clutching a volume of Emily Dickinson's poems and Violet is caught up in the mystery.

May 1, 2016
Come dark - a Posadas County mystery by Havill, Steven, author

Come dark - a Posadas County mystery

The Posadas High School girls' volleyball team is on a hot winning streak, exciting everyone. But then the coach, Clint Scott, is found gunned down in the girls' shower room, the victim of four bullets, one fired nearly point blank into his heart. Dead for hours, he was killed soon after the end of last night's game. And, last night, a homegrown Banksy tagged several sites in town before he apparently began work on a section of wall outside the girls' locker room at the high school--a project th

Apr 29, 2016
Cold girl - a B.C. blues crime novel by Greenaway, R. M., author.

Cold girl - a B.C. blues crime novel

May 1, 2016
Clamour of crows by Merritt, Raymond W, author.

Clamour of crows

May 1, 2016
City of Jackals by Bilal, Parker

City of Jackals

May 1, 2016
Child not found - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962- author.

Child not found - a Tucker mystery

May 1, 2016
Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery by Griffin, H. Terrell, author.

Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery

Matt Royal returns to the courtroom to defend his friend Abby Lester, who has been charged with murder, and must face a hotshot prosecuting attorney while searching for the real killer.

May 1, 2016
Charcoal Joe by Mosley, Walter, author.

Charcoal Joe

Easy Rawlins' plans to marry his girlfriend and start a new detective agency are interrupted by the case of a promising Stanford student who has been charged with the race-related murder of a white man.

May 1, 2016