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Richebourg affair by Michael, Richard

Richebourg affair

Apr 25, 2015
Ripped from the pages - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951-

Ripped from the pages - a bibliophile mystery

"When book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright temporarily relocates to her parents' place in Northern California, she finds that wooden barrels aren't the only things buried in the wine caves of Sonoma... Excited to explore the secrets of wine country, Brooklyn attends an excavation of the caves hidden deep under her parents' commune-and the findings are explosive. A room is unearthed, and it contains a treasure trove of artwork, rare books, a chest of jewelry ... and a perfectly mummified

Apr 25, 2015
Rising tide / Romantic Suspense Set in the Caribbean by Ryan, Patricia Twomey, 1946- author.

Rising tide / Romantic Suspense Set in the Caribbean

While at a coastal resort in Aruba to attend a wedding, Emily Harrington is plunged into danger when a young girl's body washes up on the resort's beach wearing Emily's gold bracelet.

Apr 25, 2015
Rough treatment by Harvey, John, 1938-, author.

Rough treatment

"Grice and Grabianski are an ill-matched pair of burglars working Charlie Resnick's patch. When they break into the house of television director Harold Roy, they get more than they bargained for. Grabianski falls in love--or is it lust--with the director's wife, and the pair become enmeshed in a dangerous plot to sell the cocaine that was in the safe back to its supplier."--from publisher's description.

Apr 25, 2015
Run you down by Dahl, Julia, 1977-

Run you down

"Aviva Kagan was a just a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a smiling college boy from Florida-and then disappeared. Twenty-three years later, the child she walked away from is a NYC tabloid reporter named Rebekah Roberts. And Rebekah isn't sure she wants her mother back in her life. But when a man from the ultra-Orthodox enclave of Roseville, N.Y. contacts Rebekah about his young wife's mysterious death, she is drawn back into Aviva's world. Pessie Gold

Apr 25, 2015
Saving cecil. by Mims, Lee, 1948-

Saving cecil.

Apr 25, 2015
Say No to Murder by Pickard, Nancy

Say No to Murder

Apr 25, 2015
Shadow of a spout by Cooper, Amanda, 1957-

Shadow of a spout

"Leaving her home in Gracious Grove behind her, Rose is off to the annual convention of the International Teapot Collectors Society. Her granddaughter, Sophie, is minding the tea house while she's away. Rose is eager for tough cookie Zunia Pettigrew to appraise a prized antique teapot she believes may be a holy water vessel from China. But when Zunia declares the pot a fake, Rose is really steamed. After Zunia is found dead beside Rose's dinged-in teapot, Sophie must rush to her grandmother's a

Apr 25, 2015
Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins by Runcie, James

Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins

Apr 25, 2015
Sinking suspicions by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

Sinking suspicions

"This third book in the Sadie Walela Mystery Series includes a diverse cast of characters weaving together a story of murder, thievery, and the toll of war on the human spirit. In her effort to restore balance to her neighbor's life, Sadie unravels much more than a murder"--

Apr 25, 2015
Six and a half deadly sins by Cotterill, Colin.

Six and a half deadly sins

"Laos, 1979: Dr. Siri Paiboun, the twice-retired ex-National Coroner of Laos, receives an unmarked package in the mail. Inside is a hand-woven pha sin, a colorful traditional skirt worn by women in certain northern Lao tribes. A lovely present, but who sent it to him, and why? And, more importantly, why is there a severed human finger stitched into the sin's lining? Siri is convinced someone is trying to send him a message, and won't let the matter rest until he's figured it out. He finagles him

Apr 19, 2015
Skies of Ash by Hall, Rachel Howzell

Skies of Ash

Apr 25, 2015
Slated for death by Duncan, Elizabeth J., author.

Slated for death

"When the body of well-liked and respectable Glenda Roberts is discovered at the bottom of a former slate mine--now a busy tourist attraction--pandemonium erupts in the North Wales town of Llanelen. Penny Brannigan finds herself drawn into the investigation when jars of her house-brand hand cream are found among counterfeit inventory Glenda and her sister were selling. Police are convinced that the mine operator --whose asthmatic son suffered an almost-fatal attack due to the merchandise--is res

Apr 25, 2015
Slayed on the slopes by Dyer-Seeley, Kate.

Slayed on the slopes

After talking her way into a job writing for Portland's Northwest Extreme magazine, Meg Reed may now really be in over her head. Actually, about 8,000 feet over her head. . .

Apr 25, 2015
Some Like It Witchy - A Wishcraft Mystery by Blake, Heather

Some Like It Witchy - A Wishcraft Mystery

Apr 25, 2015
Stone cold dead - an Ellie Stone mystery by Ziskin, James W., 1960-

Stone cold dead - an Ellie Stone mystery

"December 21, 1960, the shortest day of the year: Fifteen-year-old Darleen Hicks slips away from her school bus as it idles in the junior-high parking lot, waiting to depart. Moments later the bus rumbles away without her, and she is never seen again. New Year's Eve 1960: The small upstate town of New Holland, New York, is in the grips of a severe cold snap, when Ellie Stone receives a late-night caller--Irene Metzger, the grieving mother of Darleen Hicks. She tells Ellie that the local police

Apr 19, 2015
Superfluous Women - A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery by Dunn, Carola

Superfluous Women - A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery

Apr 25, 2015
Tail Gait - a Mrs. Murphy Mystery by Brown, Rita Mae, author.

Tail Gait - a Mrs. Murphy Mystery

"In the twenty-third book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series, Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown return with an all-new mystery starring Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, intrepid kitty sleuths Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and Tee Tucker, the ever-faithful crime-solving corgi"--

Apr 25, 2015
Tails, you lose - a Witch City mystery by Perry, Carol J.

Tails, you lose - a Witch City mystery

Apr 25, 2015
The Alpine zen - an Emma Lord mystery by Daheim, Mary.

The Alpine zen - an Emma Lord mystery

"The installment in Mary Daheim's beloved and long-running small-town murder mystery series featuring newspaper editor-publisher Emma Lord. An unsettling visit from Ren Rawlings, a strange young woman in search of the mother who abandoned her, sparks Emma's curiosity--especially when the woman suddenly collapses and lands in the hospital. Matters become even more baffling when Emma's husband, Sheriff Milo Dodge, finds a corpse and Ren claims that the remains are those of her father. Under ordina

Apr 25, 2015