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Silver Spire by Goldsborough, Robert

Silver Spire

Aug 23, 2016
Silver spire by Goldsborough, Robert.

Silver spire

Nero Wolfe and sidekick Archie Goodwin tackle the powerful high-stakes world of mass-media evangelism as they try to protect one of America's most beloved preachers.

Aug 24, 2016
Skeleton canyon by Jance, Judith A.

Skeleton canyon

In Arizona, two teenagers meet in secret because her Anglo father cannot stand Hispanics. When the girl is murdered, her father accuses the boy, but Sheriff Joanna Brady thinks that is too simplistic.

Aug 24, 2016
Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M, author.

Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery

A holiday on the picturesque island of Alderney leads to a case of cold-blooded murder for American Anglophile Dorothy Martin. When Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired police detective Alan Nesbitt, decide to visit the beautiful island of Alderney in the English Channel, they hope for a pleasant, peaceful holiday. It's not to be. Taking a walk on their very first day, they discover a body, apparently the victim of an unfortunate accident, on a precipitous hill path. The dead man, they learn,

Aug 24, 2016
Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M, author.

Smile and be a villain - a Dorothy Martin mystery

After discovering a body on a precipitous hill path while vacationing on the island of Alderney, Dorothy and her husband Alan, a retired police detective, are determined to find out whether the death was an accident or something more sinister.

Aug 23, 2016
Smoke and mirrors by Griffiths, Elly, author.

Smoke and mirrors

"In the sequel to the "captivating"* Zig Zag Girl, DI Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto hunt for a killer after two children are murdered in a tragic tableau of a very grim fairy tale. *Wall Street Journal It's Christmastime in Brighton, and the city is abuzz about a local production of Aladdin, starring the marvelous Max Mephisto. But the holiday cheer is lost on DI Edgar Stephens. He's investigating the murder of two children, Annie and Mark, who were strangled to death in the wo

Aug 24, 2016
Something Buried, Something Blue - A Lily Dale Mystery by Staub, Wendy Corsi

Something Buried, Something Blue - A Lily Dale Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Sorrow road by Keller, Julia, author.

Sorrow road

"From the small towns of Appalachia they came, the young men who joined the fight for liberty in World War II. Now they are elderly, and some of them--like Harmon Strayer, father of prosecutor Bell Elkins's former law school classmate--suffer from Alzheimer's. When Harmon dies in an Alzheimer's care facility from what appear to be natural causes, Bell confronts a mystery that brims with questions about memory, grief and the lethal cost of burying the past. During a winter of record snow and cold

Aug 24, 2016
Speaking of Murder by Roberts, Les/ Kennedy, Dan (CON)

Speaking of Murder

Aug 24, 2016
St. Louis noir by

St. Louis noir

Aug 24, 2016
Stalking Ground by Mizushima, Margaret

Stalking Ground

Aug 17, 2016
Sun, sand, murder by Keyse-Walker, John, author.

Sun, sand, murder

"As a Special Constable, Teddy Creque is the only police presence on the remote, sun-drenched island of Anegada, nestled in the heart of the British Virgin Islands. In all his years on the job, Teddy has never considered the possibility that he might have to address an actual crime on his peaceful island. That is, until he receives a hysterical call about a dead man on the beach. Indeed, Teddy is shocked to discover Paul Kelliher, a biologist who traveled to the island every summer for research,

Aug 17, 2016
Survivors will be shot again by Crider, Bill, 1941- author.

Survivors will be shot again

"Life is never easy for Sheriff Dan Rhodes. Even in a small Texas county, there's always something going on for a sheriff to look into, whether it's an attempted robbery, a marijuana patch guarded by an alligator, or a murder. This time the murdered man seems to be connected to a string of recent burglaries, but just how isn't easy to figure out. It takes some time and another murder before Sheriff Rhodes discovers the answers. Survivors Will Be Shot Again, Bill Crider's latest installment in th

Aug 24, 2016
Teetotaled by Chance, Maia, author.

Teetotaled

"After her philandering husband died and left her penniless in Prohibition-era New York, Lola Woodby escaped with her Swedish cook to the only place she could--her deceased husband's secret love nest in the middle of Manhattan. Her only comforts were chocolate cake, dime store detective novels, and the occasional highball (okay, maybe not so occasional). But rent came due and Lola and Berta were forced to accept the first job that came their way, ultimately leading them to set up shop as a Discr

Aug 24, 2016
The Ashtabula Hat Trick by Roberts, Les

The Ashtabula Hat Trick

Aug 24, 2016
The Authentic William James - A Sebastian Becker Novel by Gallagher, Stephen

The Authentic William James - A Sebastian Becker Novel

Aug 24, 2016
The Babe Ruth Deception by Stewart, David O.

The Babe Ruth Deception

Aug 24, 2016
The Baker Street jurors by Robertson, Michael, 1951- author.

The Baker Street jurors

"Michael Robertson has delighted mystery readers and Sherlock Holmes aficionados everywhere with his charming and innovative Baker Street mystery series, where brothers Reggie and Nigel Heath are charged with answering letters to Sherlock that arrive at their law office, located at 221B Baker Street. In the exclusive London suburb of Hampstead Heath, Rory McSweeny--a true national hero, having led the England cricket team to successive international championships--is accused of murdering his own

Aug 17, 2016
The Bloodied Ivy by Goldsborough, Robert

The Bloodied Ivy

Aug 23, 2016
The Branson beauty by Booth, Claire, author.

The Branson beauty

"The Branson Beauty, an old showboat, has crashed in the waters of an Ozark mountain lake just outside the popular tourist destination of Branson, Missouri. More than one hundred people are trapped aboard. Hank Worth is still settling into his new role as county sheriff, and when he responds to the emergency call, he knows he's in for a long winter's day of helping elderly people into rafts and bringing them ashore. He anticipates a lot of anxiety, many arguments, and extra costs for emergency e

Aug 21, 2016