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The lady in the lake by Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959.

The lady in the lake

Private detective Philip Marlowe's search for two lost wives leads him into a world of evil, corruption, and murder.

Oct 13, 2015
The last September - a novel by Gramont, Nina de, author.

The last September - a novel

Brett has been in love with Charlie ever since he took her skiing on a lovely Colorado night fourteen years ago. And now, living in a seaside cottage on Cape Cod with their young daughter, it looks as if they have settled into the life they desired. However, Brett and Charlie's marriage has been tenuous for quite some time. When Charlie's unstable younger brother plans to move in with them, the tension simmering under the surface of their marriage boils over.

Oct 13, 2015
The last, best lie by Quinn, Kennedy.

The last, best lie

Oct 13, 2015
The man who smiled by Mankell, Henning, 1948-

The man who smiled

"The Man Who Smiled begins with Wallander deep in a personal and professional crisis after killing a man in the line of duty; eventually, he vows to quit the Ystad police force for good. Just then, however, a friend who had asked Wallander to look into the death of his father winds up dead himself, shot three times. Ann-Britt Hoglund, the department's first female detective, proves to be his best ally as he tries to pierce the smiling facade of his prime suspect, a powerful multinational busines

Oct 13, 2015
The mystery of the lost Cézanne - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963- author.

The mystery of the lost Cézanne - a Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal mystery

"A friend in his cigar club asks Antoine to visit Rene´ Rouquet, a retired postal worker who has found a rolled-up canvas in his apartment. As the apartment once belonged to Ce´zanne, Rouquet is convinced he's discovered a treasure. But when Antoine arrives at the apartment, he finds Rene´ dead, the canvas missing, and a mysterious art history professor standing over the body. When the painting is finally recovered, the mystery only deepens. The brushwork and color all point to Ce´zanne. But who

Oct 13, 2015
The Pink Pony by Cutter, Charles.

The Pink Pony

Oct 13, 2015
The queene's cure - an Elizabeth I mystery by Harper, Karen (Karen S.)

The queene's cure - an Elizabeth I mystery

Young Queen Elizabeth I battles the medical establishment, the Royal College of Physicians, as she seeks to reform many of their dangerous practices, only to come face to face with an enemy who will use terror and pestilence to bring down the throne of England.

Oct 13, 2015
The question of the unfamiliar husband by Copperman, E. J., 1957-

The question of the unfamiliar husband

Oct 13, 2015
The right wrong thing - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery by Kirschman, Ellen.

The right wrong thing - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery

Police officer Randy Spelling mistakenly kills an innocent pregnant teen. Then she tries to apologize to the family. The results are catastrophic. Will police psychologist Dr. Dot Meyerhoff's intervention help -- or hinder--the ongoing investigation?

Oct 13, 2015
The scribe - a novel by Guinn, Matthew.

The scribe - a novel

Investigating a series of murders targeting post-Civil War Atlanta's wealthiest black entrepreneurs, a disgraced former detective partners with the city's first African-American officer in a case marked by fierce racial, political, and personal tensions.

Oct 8, 2015
The Season of the Beast / the Breath of the Rose by Japp, Andrea/ Garcia, Lorenza (TRN)

The Season of the Beast / the Breath of the Rose

Oct 13, 2015
The skeleton haunts a house by Perry, Leigh, author.

The skeleton haunts a house

What holiday could bring more warmth to a skeleton's chest cavity than Halloween? And when you're a living skeleton who's not supposed to be seen outside the house, it's a welcome chance to get some fresh air and rub bony elbows with people. That's why Sid doesn't mind wearing a full-body dog suit and going as Scooby-Doo along with Georgia Thackery's Velma to the Halloween Howl.

Oct 13, 2015
The Spy on the Tennessee Walker by Peterson, Linda Lee

The Spy on the Tennessee Walker

Oct 13, 2015
The Stitching Hour by Lee, Amanda

The Stitching Hour

Oct 13, 2015
The sundown speech - an Amos Walker novel by Estleman, Loren D, author.

The sundown speech - an Amos Walker novel

"Amos Walker is hired by Helen and Dante Gunner, a bohemian Ann Arbor couple, to find Jerry Marcus, a film director who has disappeared with their investment money. It's one of Walker's easiest jobs to date. In just a few short hours, Walker locates Marcus in his bedroom...murdered, his body shoved into a cupboard, a bullet through his head. This case is opened and shut quickly, but Walker can't quite let it go. When Dante is arrested for the murder Walker finds himself again in Helen's employ,

Oct 11, 2015
The third place by Jones, J. Sydney, author.

The third place

March, 1902. When Herr Karl, head waiter of the Cafe Burg, is found dead at the foot of the Maria Theresa monument, it is assumed he slipped on the ice and hit his head. However, a witness has come forward who says otherwise, and private enquiries agent Karl Werthen is hired to investigate. At the same time, Werthen is commissioned to locate a missing letter from the Emperor to his mistress. Franz Josef is desperate for the letter not to fall into the wrong hands - but what incendiary informatio

Oct 13, 2015
The three nine line by Freed, David, 1954-

The three nine line

Oct 13, 2015
The unexpected inheritance of inspector chopra by Khan, Vaseem, author.

The unexpected inheritance of inspector chopra

"On the day he retires, Inspector Ashwin Chopra inherits two unexpected mysteries. The first is the case of a drowned boy, whose suspicious death no one seems to want solved. And the second is a baby elephant. As his search for clues takes him across the teeming city of Mumbai, from its grand high rises to its sprawling slums and deep into its murky underworld, Chopra begins to suspect that there may be a great deal more to both his last case and his new ward than he thought."--

Oct 8, 2015
The ville rat by Limón, Martin, 1948-

The ville rat

South Korea, 1974 : a young Korean woman dressed in a traditional chima-jeogori is found strangled to death on the frozen banks of the Sonyu River with only a carefully calligraphed poem in her sleeve.

Oct 13, 2015
The viper by Östlundh, Håkan, 1962-

The viper

A chilling crime novel set on an idyllic and isolated island in Sweden about a ruthless business consultant for a major international company who has two dead bodies on his living room floor.

Oct 13, 2015