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Strange shores by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961-

Strange shores

"[B]egins when a young woman disappears from the frozen fjords of Iceland. In her wake, this woman has left a tempest of lies, betrayal and revenge. Decades later, somewhere in the same wilderness, Detective Erlendur is on the hunt. He is looking for the missing woman but also for his long-lost brother, whose disappearance in a snowstorm when they were children has coloured his entire life. Slowly, the past begins to surrender its secrets. But as Erlendur uncovers a story about the limits of hum

Sep 19, 2014
In the shadow of lies - an Oliver Wright mystery novel by Adler, Mary.

In the shadow of lies - an Oliver Wright mystery novel

Richmond, California. World War II. A cross burning takes innocent lives and unsettles the town. After Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, American Italians start to disappear, a rapist promises to revisit his victims, and someone viciously beats shipyard workers to death. His failure to solve these seemingly unrelated events haunts homicide detective Oliver Wright, even after he reenlists in the Marines and finds himself fighting in the Pacific. Oliver returns to Richmond near the end of the war, injur

Sep 19, 2014
Of Merlot and murder - a Tangled Vines mystery by Folger, Joni.

Of Merlot and murder - a Tangled Vines mystery

Sep 19, 2014
Nine days by Koenig, Minerva.

Nine days

"She's short, round, and pushing forty, but Julia Kalas is a damned good criminal. For 17 years she renovated historic California buildings as a laundry front for her husband's illegal arms business. Then the Aryan Brotherhood made her a widow, and witness protection shipped her off to the tiny town of Azula, Texas. Also known as the Middle of Nowhere. The Lone Star sticks are lousy with vintage architecture begging to be rehabbed. Julia figures she'll pick up where she left off, but she's got a

Sep 19, 2014
Perfidia by Ellroy, James, 1948-

Perfidia

Follows a post-Pearl Harbor murder of a Japanese family that entangles a brilliant Japanese-American forensic chemist, an adventurous woman, a future police chief and an arch villain.

Sep 19, 2014
One Potion in the Grave by Blake, Heather

One Potion in the Grave

Sep 19, 2014
Robert B. Parker's Blind spot - a Jesse Stone novel by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-

Robert B. Parker's Blind spot - a Jesse Stone novel

"Paradise Police Chief Jesse Stone investigates the murder of a young woman and the kidnapping of a young man from a wealthy family, only to find connections to his own troubled past"--

Sep 19, 2014
The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe

"The newest installment in the beloved and best-selling series. In this delightful fifteenth installment, Mma Ramotswe has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her current challenges, her devoted partner, Grace Makutsi, has decided to branch out on her own and open The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe. But even "Miss 97 Per Cent" can't quite meet all the demands of running a business--not to mention those that a lightning strike makes on her building. Eventually, she'll have to a

Sep 19, 2014
Want You Dead by James, Peter

Want You Dead

Sep 19, 2014
Terminated - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962-

Terminated - a Tucker mystery

After his software engineer wife is murdered, Tucker is determined to find the killers and accepts a job as a consultant at his old company, discovering that the suspects are sabotaging the company's critical computer project.

Sep 19, 2014
The low road - a novel by Scott, A.D.

The low road - a novel

"John McAllister has come to a crossroads, torn between the stability of his life in the Highlands and the thrill of working as a renowned journalist in Glasgow at a national daily newspaper. Can he accept that this exciting new phase is over? That it is time to settle down? Before he knows it, McAllister is in the midst of a fast-paced hunt for his good friend Jimmy McPhee, who is involved in a blood feud with a murderous razor gang"--Amazon.com.

Sep 19, 2014
Bitter crossing - a Peyton Cote novel by Keeley, D. A., 1970-

Bitter crossing - a Peyton Cote novel

Sep 18, 2014
17 stone angels by Cohen, Stuart, 1958- author.

17 stone angels

Miguel Fortunato, a Buenos Aires police officer nearing retirement who months before had been ordered to take part in the kidnapping that resulted in the death of an American, is teamed up with an American to work on that very case.

Sep 18, 2014
Introducing Agatha Raisin / The Quiche of Death / The Vicious Vet by Beaton, M. C.

Introducing Agatha Raisin / The Quiche of Death / The Vicious Vet

Sep 18, 2014
Sherlock Holmes - Gods of War by Lovegrove, James

Sherlock Holmes - Gods of War

Sep 18, 2014
Terminated - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962-

Terminated - a Tucker mystery

After his software engineer wife is murdered, Tucker is determined to find the killers and accepts a job as a consultant at his old company, discovering that the suspects are sabotaging the company's critical computer project.

Sep 18, 2014
Desert heat by Jance, Judith A.

Desert heat

Joanna Brady dedicates herself to finding out the truth when her husband Andy, a Cochise County police officer, is shot in what is passed off by the police brass as a suicide attempt, and then implicated in a drug smuggling operation.

Sep 18, 2014
Murder at midnight - a Rex Graves mystery by Challinor, C. S. (Caroline S.)

Murder at midnight - a Rex Graves mystery

Sep 18, 2014
Beware, beware - a Juniper Song mystery by Cha, Steph.

Beware, beware - a Juniper Song mystery

"Working as an apprentice at a P.I. firm, Juniper Song finds herself nose deep in a Hollywood murder scandal where the lies may be more glamorous than most, but the truths they cover are just as ugly. When a young woman named Daphne Freamon calls looking for an eye on her boyfriend, her boss punts the client to Song. Daphne is an independently wealthy painter living in New York, and her boyfriend Jamie Landon is a freelance screenwriter in Los Angeles, ghostwriting a vanity project for aging mov

Sep 17, 2014
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Nineteenth Century by Penzler, Otto (EDT)

The Best American Mystery Stories of the Nineteenth Century

Sep 17, 2014