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The scribe - a novel by Guinn, Matthew.

The scribe - a novel

Jul 5, 2015
Robert B. Parker's the Devil wins - a Jesse Stone novel by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-

Robert B. Parker's the Devil wins - a Jesse Stone novel

Jul 5, 2015
Resorting to murder - holiday mysteries by

Resorting to murder - holiday mysteries

Holidays offer us the luxury of getting away from it all. So, in a different way, do detective stories. This collection of vintage mysteries combines both those pleasures. From a golf course at the English seaside to a pension in Paris, and from a Swiss mountain resort to the cliffs of Normandy, this new selection shows the enjoyable and unexpected ways in which crime writers have used summer holidays as a theme. These fourteen stories range widely across the golden age of British crime fiction.

Jul 5, 2015
Scam chowder by Corrigan, Maya, author.

Scam chowder

Jul 5, 2015
Run you down by Dahl, Julia, 1977- author.

Run you down

"New York City tabloid reporter Rebekah Roberts knows almost nothing about the mother who abandoned her as an infant. Aviva Kagan was just a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a college boy from Florida - and then disappeared. When Rebekah hears about a young Hasidic mother found dead in her bathtub in upstate New York, she thinks there might be a story in it. And as she looks closer, she discovers that the woman once knew Aviva's younger brother, Sam. Re

Jul 5, 2015
The wounded thorn by Sampson, Fay, author.

The wounded thorn

Recently retired teacher Hilary decides that the best way to stop herself worrying about her husband, who's away doing voluntary work in war-torn Gaza, is to distract herself with a holiday. She invites her good friend Veronica, a recent widow, to accompany her on a trip to Glastonbury, to see the ancient sights. The pair are saddened to discover that the sacred Glastonbury Thorn tree has been severely damaged, and they wonder whether other local sites are under threat too. But even they are unp

Jul 5, 2015
The royal assassin by Parker, Kate.

The royal assassin

Jul 5, 2015
A wicked deed by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

A wicked deed

"The murder of a student priest prompts Matthew Bartholomew to investigate, uncovering superstition and heresy at the heart of the Suffolk Parish where he has been sent to formally accept a gift."--

Jul 5, 2015
A summer of discontent by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

A summer of discontent

"When the Bishop of Ely is accused of murder, Matthew Bartholomew investigates the crime and in the midst of his inquiry is forced to acknowledge that another recently discovered corpse could be connected to the first crime."--

Jul 5, 2015
A masterly murder by Gregory, Susanna, 1958-

A masterly murder

"It is a gloomy November day, and a corpse is just the beginning of the intrigue. Matthew Bartholomew recognizes the deceased as the book-bearer of Michaelhouse Fellow John Runham. The death looks like suicide, but before Bartholomew can confirm it, there is a second tragedy. Meanwhile, at Michaelhouse itself, the Master announces his retirement, to everyone’s surprise—everyone, that is, except the ruthless Runham, who is hastily elected. Runham demands that Bartholomew choose between his teachi

Jul 5, 2015
Rattlesnake crossing by Jance, Judith A.

Rattlesnake crossing

Sheriff Joanna Brady attempts to catch a serial killer who keeps the victims' scalps as souvenirs and uses a gun stolen from a slain arms dealer's collection as the weapon.

Jul 5, 2015
Drawing fire by Cantore, Janice.

Drawing fire

Homicide detective Abby Hart's investigation of a possible serial killer sees her joining forces with irritating private detective and potential witness Luke Murphy, but as the case progresses it leads to a painful cold case from Abby's past.

Jul 5, 2015
Devoted in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Devoted in death

Jul 5, 2015
The Devil's Monk by Fraser, Sara

The Devil's Monk

Jul 5, 2015
A Deceptive Homecoming by Loan-Wilsey, Anna

A Deceptive Homecoming

Jul 5, 2015
Daughter of Ashes - A Hannah Ives Murder Mystery by Talley, Marcia

Daughter of Ashes - A Hannah Ives Murder Mystery

Jul 5, 2015
The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'clock Lady by Albert, Susan Wittig.

The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'clock Lady

Jul 5, 2015
Dance of the bones - a J.P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker novel by Jance, Judith A, author.

Dance of the bones - a J.P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker novel

Retired sheriff Brandon Walker calls on J.P. Beaumont for help when he discovers that there are links between a years-old murder case he has been called on to investigate and another unsolved case in Seattle.

Jul 5, 2015
A curious beginning - a Veronica Speedwell mystery by Raybourn, Deanna.

A curious beginning - a Veronica Speedwell mystery

Jul 5, 2015
Double whammy by Hiaasen, Carl.

Double whammy

In big stakes bass fishing tournaments, contestants will do anything to win. Maybe tht's why there is a corpse floating in Coon Bog. Now it's up to R.J. Decker, novice private investigator, to find out who was dying to get the biggest fish. Help comes in the unlikely form of Skink, a half-mad hermit with a taste for road kill.--

Jul 5, 2015