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The Sleeping Beauty killer - an under suspicion novel by Clark, Mary Higgins, author. The Sleeping Beauty killer - an under suspicion novel

Casey Carter was convicted of murdering her fiance´-- famed philanthropist Hunter Raleigh III-- fifteen years ago. And Casey claims-- has always claimed-- she's innocent. Although she was charged and served out her sentence in prison, she is still living 'under suspicion.' Her story attracts the attention of Laurie Moran and the Under Suspicion news team-- it's Casey's last chance to finally clear her name, and Laurie pledges to exonerate her. An egomaniacal new boss, a relentless gossip col

Dec 1, 2016
Three novels of the early 1960s by Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983, author. Three novels of the early 1960s

"The three novels collected in this second volume in the Library of America Ross Macdonald edition represent for many readers the summit of American crime writing. They remain thrilling for their searing psychological truth-telling, daring flights of narrative invention, and their keenly observed picture of the manners and morals of a particular time and place (Southern California in the early 1960s). Each reflects Macdonald's enduring concern with the hidden crimes and agonizing dysfunctions th

Dec 1, 2016
Time of death - a Stillwater General mystery by Kerr, Lucy, author. Time of death - a Stillwater General mystery

"It's been twelve years since ER nurse Frankie Stapleton fled the quiet banks of Stillwater, but with her sister's pregnancy taking a dangerous turn and a string of failed relationships in Chicago hanging over her, Frankie is back--and hoping to put the past behind her. Within minutes of arriving at Stillwater General Hospital however, she ends up saving a man's life, only to have him turn up dead hours later--and the hospital blames Frankie. Her instincts say Clem Jensen didn't die of natural c

Dec 1, 2016
Too hot to handel - another John Pickett Mystery by South, Sheri Cobb, author. Too hot to handel - another John Pickett Mystery

When a rash of jewel thefts strikes London, magistrate Patrick Colquhoun resolves to deploy his Bow Street Runners to put a stop to the thefts. The Russian Princess Olga Fyodorovna is to attend aproduction of Handel's Esther at Drury Lane Theatre,where she will wear a magnificent diamond necklace. The entire Bow Street force will be stationed at various locations around the theatre--including John Pickett, who will occupy a box directly across the theatre from the princess. In order to preserve

Nov 29, 2016
Trigger yappy - a mystery by Orgain, Diana, author. Trigger yappy - a mystery

"Although still not quite a dog lover, Maggie Patterson meets with her new group of dog-loving friends for "Yappy Hour" every Friday night in the idyllic seaside town of Pacific Cove, CA. Both she and her sister Rachel have put last year's murderous summer behind them, with Rachel even securing a headline feature for the WhINE & BARk in the famous Doggie Day magazine. But when her sister comes down with a case of salmonella poisoning, Maggie is left to run the business in her absence. Even worse

Dec 2, 2016
Turbo twenty-three - a Stephanie Plum novel by Evanovich, Janet. author. Turbo twenty-three - a Stephanie Plum novel

In the heart of Trenton, N.J., a killer is out to make sure someone gets his just desserts. Larry Virgil skipped out on his latest court date after he was arrested for hijacking an eighteen-wheeler full of premium bourbon. Fortunately for bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, Larry is just stupid enough to attempt almost the exact same crime again . Only this time he flees the scene, leaving behind a freezer truck loaded with Bogart ice cream and a dead body--frozen solid and covered in chocolate and ch

Nov 29, 2016
Under the midnight sun by Higashino, Keigo, 1958- author. Under the midnight sun

adapted from review by James Kidd.

Dec 2, 2016
Unjustified by Dunn, Valerie Kossew, author. Unjustified

"There is no question about it: Professor Godfrey Mitchell is dead. His body is slumped behind his desk. His upholstered chair is splattered with blood and bits of brain. Immediately below the lifeless fingers of his right hand, a gun lies on the Oriental carpet. No one knows who murdered the professor and why. Detectives Jackson Blaustein and Dina Barrett of the Connecticut Major Crime Squad have their work cut out for them as clues seem to lead nowhere. Far from beloved, the best-selling autho

Nov 29, 2016
Walk into silence by McBride, Susan, author. Walk into silence

When Patrick Dielman shows up at Detective Jo Larsen's desk insisting that his wife, Jenny, is missing, Jo wonders if it's a case of a bored housewife running away. But as she digs deeper into Jenny's life, Jo learns that Dielman keeps a stranglehold on the family finances, down to the last nickel, and that Jenny's first marriage dissolved following the death of her young son. By all accounts--including her doctor--she never recovered from the loss. Between a controlling husband, a tragic past,

Dec 1, 2016
We wish you a murderous Christmas by Delany, Vicki, 1951- author. We wish you a murderous Christmas

It's Christmastime three hundred sixty-five days a year in Rudolph, New York, and as Christmas Day approaches, shop owner Merry Wilkinson is enjoying a rare evening off at the Yuletide Inn when she runs into owners Grace and Jack Olsen. With Jack's health failing, Merry is relieved to hear that his son Gord will be taking over the day-to-day running of the Inn. But then Gord reveals that his new plans have no room for Christmas at the Inn, and Merry and the other shopkeepers start to fret about

Nov 29, 2016
Where I can see you by Sweazy, Larry D, author. Where I can see you

"Haunted by the disappearance of his mother when he was eight years old, detective Hud Matthews begins his own investigation to find out what really happened so many years before. When a rare murder occurs in the lakeside community, Hud's veteran skills are called upon to capture the killer. Pulled deep into the threads of the community with ties to the past, Hud quickly becomes a target, not only of the killer, but of those who wish the past to be left alone. As Hud gets closer to discovering t

Dec 2, 2016
Who watcheth by Tursten, Helene, 1954- author. Who watcheth

"He watches the women from the shadows. He has an understanding with them; as long as they follow his rules, they are safe. But when they sin, he sentences them to death. A woman is found dead in a cemetery, strangled and covered in plastic. A thorough examination of the corpse reveals that the killer left behind no evidence. But just a few days before her death, the victim received a flower, an unintelligible note, and a photograph of herself. Detective Inspector Irene Huss and her colleagues o

Dec 2, 2016
Yesterday's echo - a novel by Coyle, Matt. Yesterday's echo - a novel

Still under suspicion for his wife's death eight years earlier, Rick Cahill finds new love with Melody Malana, but when she is accused of murder, Rick's attempts to help her go wrong, and he finds himself the target of a manhunt.

Dec 2, 2016