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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 27, 2016
Dead end street by Connolly, Sheila, author.

Dead end street

Two members of a local neighborhood rescue program, Tyrone and Cherisse, inform Nell that her society owns an abandoned row house in a run-down area of Philadelphia and insist on taking her to see the property before its date with the wrecking ball. Soon after they arrive, Cherisse is fatally shot and Tyrone is badly injured, leaving Nell determined to find answers.

Jul 27, 2016
Cotton - a novel by Heald, Paul J., 1959- author.

Cotton - a novel

"When new evidence arises in a cold case, can Professor Hopkins refrain from delving into a newfound world of corruption, vice, and danger? Stanley Hopkins cannot resist the invitation from a honey-voiced US attorney asking him to track down the source of photographs of a young dance major abducted five years earlier from her apartment in Clarkeston, Georgia. A journalist has stumbled across newly posted pictures of Diana Cavendish on the Internet, apparently taken just days before she disappear

Jul 27, 2016
Dead joker - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel by Holt, Anne, 1958- author.

Dead joker - a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel

"Chief Public Prosecutor Sigurd Halvorsrud's wife is found dead in front of the fireplace in the family living room. The cause of death: she has been brutally decapitated. Her husband, who witnessed the grisly murder and is himself covered in blood, immediately falls under suspicion, though he claims his wife's killer was Sta°le Salvesen, a man he'd prosecuted years before. Detective Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen is called in to lead the investigation with her old colleague, Billy T. Despite the ci

Jul 27, 2016
Dead to Rights by Jance, Judith A.

Dead to Rights

Jul 27, 2016
Death at the Day Lily Cafe - a mystery by Eckel, Wendy Sand, author.

Death at the Day Lily Cafe - a mystery

"Rosalie Hart has finally opened the cafe´ of her dreams. Decked out with ochre-tinted walls and stuffed with delicious organic fare, the Day Lily Cafe´ is everything Rosalie could have hoped for. But not five minutes into the grand opening, Doris Bird, a dear and trusted friend, cashes in on a favor--to help clear her little sister Lori of a first degree murder charge. With the help of her best friend and head waiter Glenn, Rosalie is on the case. But it's not going to be easy. Unlikable and pr

Jul 27, 2016
Killer look by Fairstein, Linda A., author.

Killer look

"New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world, well-known for its glamour and style. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the runway, where American haute couture continually astounds with its creativity, daring, and innovation in the name of beauty. Yet high fashion means high stakes, as Alex Cooper quickly discovers when businessman and designer Wolf Savage is found dead in an apparent suicide, mere days before the biggest show of his career."--

Jul 27, 2016
The kept woman by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author.

The kept woman

Georgia detective Will Trent and medical examiner Sara Linton look into the murder of an ex-cop whose body was found at an abandoned construction site, an investigation that uncovers links to Will's troubled past.

Jul 27, 2016
The diva serves high tea by Davis, Krista, author.

The diva serves high tea

Jul 27, 2016
The Last Coincidence by Goldsborough, Robert

The Last Coincidence

Jul 27, 2016
Kilt at the highland games by Dunnett, Kaitlyn, author.

Kilt at the highland games

It's July in Moosetookalook, Maine, and Scottish Emporium proprietress Liss MacCrimmon Ruskin is prepping her wares for the annual Celtic heritage festival. But as a sinister crime wave washes over the quiet town, this year's celebration might prove a wee bit more eventful - and deadly - than tartan and bagpipes.

Jul 27, 2016
Blue Madonna by Benn, James R, author.

Blue Madonna

"Billy Boyle, US Army detective and ex-Boston cop, faces his toughest investigation yet: infiltrating enemy lines in France as the Allies invade Normandy. It's late May 1944. Captain Billy Boyle is court-martialed on spurious charges of black market dealings. Stripped of his officer's rank, reduced to private, and sentenced to three months' hard labor, Boyle is given an opportunity: he can avoid his punishment if he goes behind enemy lines to rescue a high-value Allied soldier. A secret chambe

Jul 27, 2016
Open season by Mayor, Archer.

Open season

A frightened old woman kills a man at her door in the middle of the night and Detective Joe Gunther discovers they were co-jurors on a sensational murder trial three years earlier. Several more vicious assaults make Joe suspect that all of the jurors from that trial are now in danger.

Jul 27, 2016
No pity for the dead by Herriman, Nancy, author.

No pity for the dead

""Herriman skillfully brings 1867 San Francisco to life in all its beauty and treachery."--Anna Lee Huber, National Bestselling Author of the Lady Darby Mysteries -- The author of No Comfort for the Lost returns with a new mystery of Old San Francisco... British-born nurse Celia Davies runs a free medical clinic to assist the poor women of San Francisco. Aided in her endeavors by her half-Chinese cousin, Barbara, and her feisty housekeeper, Addie, Celia has earned the trust and friendship of man

Jul 27, 2016
Killer kool by Ambrose, Marty.

Killer kool

Jul 27, 2016
Island intrigue by Ambrose, Marty.

Island intrigue

When an unseasonable cold snap hits Coral Island in Southwest Florida, reporter Mallie Monroe tries to stay warm even as she scrambles for a way to heat up her news stories. Between boring town hall meetings and tedious elementary school events, the island seems to be settling into a deep freeze. But when a local boy disapperas, Mallie swings into investigative mode -- much to the dismay of sexy island cop Nick Billie. To complicate matters, the newspaper's pseudo-psychic becomes Mallie's unwitt

Jul 27, 2016
Murder under the covered bridge by Perona, Elizabeth, author.

Murder under the covered bridge

While interrupted crossing an item off their bucket list which involves a sexy calendar girl photoshoot, a group of sassy septuagenarians must investigate a murder, in the second novel of the series following Murder on the Bucket List.

Jul 27, 2016
Murder never knocks - a Mike Hammer novel by Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006, author.

Murder never knocks - a Mike Hammer novel

After thwarting several assassination attempts and stopping the kidnapping of a socialite, Mike Hammer tries to figure out who wants him dead and why.

Jul 27, 2016
The Secrets of Wishtide by Saunders, Kate

The Secrets of Wishtide

Jul 27, 2016
Robert B. Parker's debt to pay - a Jesse Stone novel by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956- author.

Robert B. Parker's debt to pay - a Jesse Stone novel

"The brilliant new novel in Robert B. Parker's New York Times-bestselling series featuring police chief Jesse Stone. All is quiet in Paradise, except for a spate of innocuous vandalism. Good thing, too, because Jesse Stone is preoccupied with the women in his life, both past and present. As his ex-wife, Jenn, is about to marry a Dallas real-estate tycoon, Jesse isn't too sure his relationship with former FBI agent Diana Evans is built to last. But those concerns get put on the back burner when a

Jul 27, 2016