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

Tail Gait - a Mrs. Murphy Mystery

"There's nothing like a tail well-told. Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown return with... Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, crime-solving cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and ever-faithful Tee Tucker the corgi"--

Jun 26, 2015
The art of deception by Pearson, Ridley.

The art of deception

Investigating the death of a woman who was pushed off a bridge, Lou Boldt joins forces with Daphne Matthews to follow a trail through Seattle's underworld and finds evidence linking the murder to a case he is already following.

Jun 29, 2015
The asset by Burdett, John.

The asset

Jun 27, 2015
The bad actor by Ebisch, Glen Albert, 1946-

The bad actor

Jun 29, 2015
The Beat Goes On - The Complete Rebus Stories by Rankin, Ian

The Beat Goes On - The Complete Rebus Stories

Jun 29, 2015
The breaking point by Bass, Jefferson, author.

The breaking point

Called in to identify some remains, Dr. Brockton finds his life plunged into chaos when his identification is called into question, a killer from his past returns, and his wife delivers some news that changes everything.

Jun 29, 2015
The case of the dotty dowager by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author.

The case of the dotty dowager

Henry Twyst, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth, is convinced his mother is losing her marbles. She claims to have seen a corpse on the dining-room floor, but all she has to prove it is a bloodied bobble hat. Worried enough to retain the women of the WISE Enquiries Agency -- one is Welsh, one Irish, one Scottish and one English -- Henry wants the strange matter explained away. But the truth of what happened at the Chellingworth Estate, set in the rolling Welsh countryside near the quaint village o

Jun 29, 2015
The Confessors' Club - a Dek Elstrom mystery by Fredrickson, Jack, author.

The Confessors' Club - a Dek Elstrom mystery

Men are dying in Chicago. Not ordinary men, but rich men, powerful men, men who control the city. They are being murdered, quietly, skilfully. Dek Elstrom's ex-father-in-law, a major player in everything Chicago, is likely to be one of them. Amanda, Dek's ex-wife, wants him to investigate. Dek doesn't want this case -- but Amanda persists, and Dek finally agrees, because that's what he always does with Amanda. He learns quickly that Amanda's father is lying. The man knows plenty and is talking a

Jun 29, 2015
The darkness rolling by Blevins, Winfred, author.

The darkness rolling

"Upon his return from World War II, Seaman Yazzie Goldman realizes that not much has changed at his family's trading post in Monument Valley--and yet everything is different ... [Yazzie's mother] Nizhoni is thrilled that Yazzie has returned to help bring the trading post back to prosperity. Excitement comes from the nearby filming of a John Ford movie starring Henry Fonda. Director Ford enlists the tall, strong, half-Navajo and half-Jewish Yazzie to serve as a translator, and as a bodyguard for

Jun 29, 2015
The dead assassin - the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Entwistle, Vaughn.

The dead assassin - the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

"1895. Victorian England trembles on the verge of hysteria. Terrorist bombs are detonating around the Capitol and every foreigner is suspected of being an Anarchist lurking beneath a cape. Dr. Arthur Conan Doyle is summoned to the scene of a gruesome crime that has baffled and outraged Scotland Yard's best. A senior member of Her Majesty's government has been brutally murdered, and the body of his attacker lies close by--riddled with bullets. More perplexing, one of the attending detectives reco

Jun 29, 2015
The Dead Mountaineer's Inn - (one more last rite for the detective genre) by Strugat︠s︡kiĭ, Arkadiĭ, 1925-1991, author.

The Dead Mountaineer's Inn - (one more last rite for the detective genre)

Policeman Peter Glebsky, heads on holiday to the Dead Mountaineer's Inn, a ski resort hotel in a small resort in a secluded valley in the Alps. On his arrival he meets the other guests: Mr. Moses, a rich old man with highly eccentric manners and his stunningly beautiful wife; Mr. du Barnstocre, an illusionist who is accompanied by Brun, his niece; Mr. Simonet, an obsessive physicist; Mr. Hinckus, a custodial attorney; and Olaf Andvarafors. Then an avalanche blocks them in and a dead body is disc

Jun 29, 2015
The devil knows you're dead - a Matthew Scudder crime novel by Block, Lawrence.

The devil knows you're dead - a Matthew Scudder crime novel

Jun 23, 2015
The devil knows you're dead - a Matthew Scudder crime novel by Block, Lawrence.

The devil knows you're dead - a Matthew Scudder crime novel

Private detective Matthew Scudder ventures into the dark and dangerous alleys of Hell's Kitchen to track the killer of a yuppie lawyer.

Jun 29, 2015
The Devil's seal - a mystery of ancient Ireland by Tremayne, Peter.

The Devil's seal - a mystery of ancient Ireland

When a local abbess is murdered, Fidelma of Cashel and her companion Eadulf are called to investigate.

Jun 29, 2015
The diva steals a chocolate kiss by Davis, Krista, author.

The diva steals a chocolate kiss

Domestic Diva Sophie Winston is in charge of the sweetest event in Old Town this summer. Amore Chocolates is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a chocolate tasting at the mansion of the company's CEO, Joe Merano, and Sophie is running the show. With cookies, candy, and five kinds of chocolate cake, it's a chocolate lover's dream! But when Joe goes missing, the celebration becomes bittersweet. And when Sophie discovers the body of a competing chocolatier in the guesthouse, the event turns

Jun 29, 2015
The ghost and the bogus bestseller by Kimberly, Alice.

The ghost and the bogus bestseller

Jun 29, 2015
The governor's wife by Harvey, Michael T., author.

The governor's wife

Receiving a lucrative anonymous offer to track down an escaped criminal, private investigator Michael Kelly unwinds the past of the fugitive's wife, who harbors deeply complicated and dangerous reasons for standing by her husband.

Jun 29, 2015
The intruder - a crime novel by Östlundh, Håkan, 1962-

The intruder - a crime novel

"The Intruder is an unusual story about betrayal and dark secrets. The Andersson family is being sent scary letters without a sender's name. Who could possibly want to harm them? Gotland policeman Fredrik Broman and his colleagues take the threats seriously, but cannot rule out the possibility that it is all a tasteless joke. When the threats escalate and the couple's daughter disappears, all doubts vanish. This is for real. And it is only the beginning. When the police pressure the husband, a

Jun 29, 2015
The Kennedy connection - a Gil Malloy novel by Belsky, Richard.

The Kennedy connection - a Gil Malloy novel

"The fiftieth anniversary of JFK's assassination brings back more than grief as an unknown assailant goes on a spree of seemingly unconnected murders in New York City. Except, at each crime scene, the killer leaves behind a calling card--a Kennedy half dollar coin. Meanwhile, a man claiming to be the secret son of Lee Harvey Oswald breaks his silence. He reveals that he is in possession of new evidence that will clear his father's name once and for all. Gil Malloy, fallen from grace at the New Y

Jun 29, 2015
The kill by Casey, Jane (Jane E.), author.

The kill

"Detective Maeve Kerrigan is away for a colleague's wedding, and she's enjoying an excuse to spend a beautiful fall weekend relaxing in the English countryside. It's a much-needed break from the grit and grime of her daily life on the London police force. But even at a wedding, the job is never far away. Midway through the reception, Maeve and her abrasive but loyal partner on the police force, DI Josh Derwent, are called back to London. A fellow policeman has been murdered, in a compromising po

Jun 29, 2015