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The emerald lie by Bruen, Ken, author.

The emerald lie

Vigilante antihero Jack Taylor, along with his lethal new sidekick Emily and a troublesomely lovable pup named Storm, take on a serial killer with a singular fixation: bad grammar.

Jul 22, 2016
The English boys - a mystery by Thomas, Julia, 1959- author.

The English boys - a mystery

Daniel Richardson and his best friend, Hugh Ashley-Hunt, both rising British actors, are in love with the same woman, the free-spirited Tamsyn Burke. Reluctantly, Daniel steps aside when Tamsyn decides to marry Hugh. Shortly before the wedding, however, she's murdered, and suspicion falls on the family, friends, and associates present.

Jul 22, 2016
The Fourth Figure by Aspe, Pieter

The Fourth Figure

Jul 22, 2016
The graveyard of the Hesperides by Davis, Lindsey, author.

The graveyard of the Hesperides

"In first century Rome, Flavia Albia, the daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, has taken up her father's former profession as an informer. On a typical day, it's small cases cheating spouses, employees dipping into the till but this isn't a typical day. Her beloved, the plebeian Manlius Faustus, has recently moved in and decided that they should get married in a big, showy ceremony as part of beginning a proper domestic life together. Also, his contracting firm has been renovating a rundown dive bar

Jul 22, 2016
The innocents by Atkins, Ace, author.

The innocents

"She was just seventeen, a high school dropout named Milly Jones, found walking down the middle of the highway, engulfed in flames. Even in a tough Mississippi county like Tibbehah, it shatters the community, and it is up to Sheriff Quinn Colson, back on the job after a year away, and his deputy Lillie Virgil, to investigate what happened and why. Before long, however, accusations start to fly, national media and federal authorities descend, and what seemed like a senseless act of violence begin

Jul 22, 2016
The Methods of Sergeant Cluff - A British Library Crime Classic by North, Gil

The Methods of Sergeant Cluff - A British Library Crime Classic

Jul 22, 2016
The ninja's daughter - a Hiro Hattori novel by Spann, Susan, author.

The ninja's daughter - a Hiro Hattori novel

"Autumn, 1565: When an actor's daughter is murdered on the banks of Kyoto's Kamo River, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo are the victim's only hope for justice. As political tensions rise in the wake of the shogun's recent death, and rival warlords threaten war, the Kyoto police forbid an investigation of the killing, to keep the peace--but Hiro has a personal connection to the girl, and must avenge her. The secret investigation leads Hiro and Father Mateo deep into

Jul 22, 2016
The Paris librarian - a Hugo Marston novel by Pryor, Mark, 1967- author.

The Paris librarian - a Hugo Marston novel

"Hugo Marston investigates the death of a friend at the American Library in Paris and discovers a mystery dating back to World War II"--

Jul 22, 2016
The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown by Khan, Vaseem

The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown

Jul 22, 2016
The pot thief who studied Billy the Kid by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Billy the Kid

Trapped in a cave dwelling, Hubie stumbles upon a not-so-ancient mystery Although his work is technically illegal, Hubie Schuze has no qualms with digging up ancient Native American artifacts. The government calls him a thief, but Hubie thinks of himself as a treasure hunter-and his latest quest could be his last. After lowering himself into a cave in search of Anasazi pottery, Hubie uncovers a long-dead corpse, buried where the Anasazi would never have left a body. As he puzzles over this disco

Jul 17, 2016
The pot thief who studied Einstein - a pot thief mystery by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Einstein - a pot thief mystery

Maybe it was the chance to make an easy $2,500. Or maybe it was the opportunity to examine a treasure trove of Anasazi pots-or maybe it was just a slow day at the antiques shop that convinced Hubie Schuze to agree to a strange proposition. A reclusive collector wants a confidential appraisal, with one catch: Hubie must be blindfolded and driven to an unknown location by a chauffeur. Sure, it's an odd setup, but what could possibly go wrong? Hubie's nonchalance fades fast when he finds three repl

Jul 22, 2016
The pot thief who studied Ptolemy - a pot thief mystery by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Ptolemy - a pot thief mystery

Pot thief Hubie Schuze is back, and this time his larceny is for a good cause. He wants to recover sacred relics lifted from San Roque, a mysterious pueblo that is closed to outsiders. Usually Hubie finds his pottery a few feet underground-but these artifacts are one hundred fifty feet above the New Mexico soil, on the top floor of the Rio Grande Lofts. Hubie will need all his deductive skills to craft the perfect plan-which is thwarted when he encounters the beautiful Stella. And then he is arr

Jul 22, 2016
The pot thief who studied Pythagoras by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Pythagoras

Hubie Schuze must solve the case of a $25,000 pot theft-or he could be in deep trouble A dealer of ancient Native American pottery, Hubert Schuze has spent years combing the public lands of New Mexico, digging for artwork that would otherwise remain buried. According to the US government, Hubie is a thief-but no act of Congress could stop him from doing what he loves. For decades, Hubie has worn the title of pot thief proudly. Outright burglary, though, is another story. But an offer of $25,000

Jul 21, 2016
The Secrets of Wishtide by Saunders, Kate

The Secrets of Wishtide

Jul 22, 2016
The shattered tree by Todd, Charles, author.

The shattered tree

"From New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd comes another captivating mystery featuring WWI battlefield nurse Bess Crawford"--

Jul 22, 2016
The St. Lucia Island Club by Monahan, Brent

The St. Lucia Island Club

Jul 22, 2016
The white mirror by Hart, Elsa, author.

The white mirror

"In the follow-up to Elsa Hart's critically acclaimed debut, Jade Dragon Mountain, Li Du, an imperial librarian and former exile in 18th century China, is now an independent traveler. He is journeying with a trade caravan bound for Lhasa when a detour brings them to a valley hidden between mountain passes. On the icy planks of a wooden bridge, a monk sits in contemplation. Closer inspection reveals that the monk is dead, apparently of a self-inflicted wound. His robes are rent, revealing a stran

Jul 22, 2016
The woman in cabin 10 by Ware, Ruth, author.

The woman in cabin 10

"From New York Times bestselling author of the "twisty-mystery" (Vulture) novel In a Dark, Dark Wood, comes The Woman in Cabin 10, an equally suspenseful and haunting novel from Ruth Ware--this time, set at sea. In this tightly wound, enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie's works, Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and

Jul 22, 2016
The women of the Souk - a Mamur Zapt mystery by Pearce, Michael, 1933- author.

The women of the Souk - a Mamur Zapt mystery

Cairo, Egypt, 1913. When schoolgirl Marie Kewfik is kidnapped, snatched away as she strolled through the bustling bazaars of the Souk, the Khedive insists that the Mamur Zapt, Head of the Secret Police, takes charge of the negotiations for her safe return. The Kewfiks are one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in Egypt but, as the Mamur Zapt discovers, not everyone thinks it's worth the trouble to secure the release of a mere girl. He also learns that there is more to Marie's kidnappin

Jul 22, 2016
These Honored Dead by Putnam, Jonathan

These Honored Dead

Jul 16, 2016