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Without mercy by Bass, Jefferson, author.

Without mercy

"In the most suspenseful installment of the New York Times bestselling Body Farm series to date, forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton investigates a bizarre murder--and confronts a deadly enemy he thought he'd put behind bars for good. Forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton has spent twenty-five years solving brutal murders--but none so bizarre and merciless as his latest case: A ravaged set of skeletal remains is found chained to a tree on a remote mountainside. As Brockton and his assistan

Aug 26, 2016
These honored dead - a Lincoln and Speed mystery by Putnam, Jonathan F., author.

These honored dead - a Lincoln and Speed mystery

Joshua Speed, the enterprising second son of a wealthy plantation owner, has struck off on his own. But before long, he makes a surprising and crucial new acquaintance--a freshly minted lawyer by the name of Abraham Lincoln. When an orphaned girl from a neighboring town is found murdered and suspicion falls on her aunt, Speed makes it his mission to clear her good name. Of course, he'll need the legal expertise of his unusual new friend. Together, Lincoln and Speed fight to bring justice to thei

Aug 26, 2016
In the land of milk and honey - an Elizabeth Harris novel by Jensen, Jane, author.

In the land of milk and honey - an Elizabeth Harris novel

"With its peaceful, hardworking Amish population, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a rural paradise. But former NYPD homicide detective Elizabeth Harris knows that evil lurks there--it's just easier to hide... By solving the murders of two local girls, Elizabeth has gained some trust from the Amish community. So she's the first person its members turn to when a fast and fatal illness takes hold, though many believe that the sickness stems from a hexerei--a curse placed by a practitioner of old

Aug 26, 2016
I shot the Buddha by Cotterill, Colin, author.

I shot the Buddha

"Laos, 1979: Retired coroner Siri Paiboun and his wife, Madame Daeng, have never been able to turn away a misfit. As a result, they share their small Vientiane house with an assortment of homeless people, mendicants, and oddballs. One of these oddballs is Noo, a Buddhist monk, who rides out on his bicycle one day and never comes back, leaving only a cryptic note in the refrigerator. Realizing that he needs rescuing, Siri and Daeng sneak illegally across the Mekhong River to Thailand, trying to t

Aug 26, 2016
Crowned and dangerous - a royal spyness mystery by Bowen, Rhys, author.

Crowned and dangerous - a royal spyness mystery

"Nothing is simple when you're thirty-fifth in line for the British crown, least of all marriage. But with love on their side, and plans to elope, Lady Georgiana Rannoch and her beau Darcy O'Mara hope to bypass a few royal rules ... With Darcy driving me out of London in a borrowed motor car, I soon discover that he isn't planning to introduce me to the pleasures of sinning in secret--as I had hoped--but to make me his wife! Of course, there are some quibbles to be dealt with, such as my needing

Aug 26, 2016
The sixth idea by Tracy, P. J., author.

The sixth idea

"The Monkeewrench crew returns in a twisty, heart-stopping new thriller"--

Aug 26, 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 26, 2016
Wishful seeing by Kellough, Janet, author.

Wishful seeing

"A body is discovered on an isolated island in Rice Lake. Saddlebag preacher Thaddeus Lewis is sent on a desperate hunt for the truth when a woman for whom he feels a guilty attraction stands accused of the murder. Meanwhile, railway mania grips the county: everyone expects to get rich off the Cobourg-Peterborough rail line -- some at the expense of others. Aided by his fifteen-year-old granddaughter and a charming but inexperienced lawyer, Thaddeus defends the woman while privately questioning

Aug 26, 2016
Rise the dark by Koryta, Michael, author.

Rise the dark

"Rise the dark. These were the last words written in Lauren Novak's notebook before she was murdered in a strange Florida village. They've never meant anything to the police or to her husband, investigator Markus Novak. Now the man he believes killed her, Gardland Webb, is out of prison and draws Markus to the scene he's avoided for so long: the lonely road where his wife was shot to death beneath the cypress trees and Spanish moss in a place called Cassadaga. In Red Lodge, Montana, a senseless

Aug 26, 2016
The Paris librarian by Pryor, Mark, 1967- author.

The Paris librarian

"Hugo Marston investigates the death of a friend at the American Library in Paris and discovers a mystery dating back to World War II"--

Aug 26, 2016
The twelve dogs of Christmas - an Andy Carpenter mystery by Rosenfelt, David, author.

The twelve dogs of Christmas - an Andy Carpenter mystery

"Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter usually tries to avoid taking on new cases at all costs. But this time, he's happy--eager, even--to take the case that's just come his way. Andy's long-time friend Martha "Pups" Boyer takes in stray puppies that the local dog rescue center can't handle, raises them until they're old enough to adopt, and then finds good homes for them. Not everyone admires the work Pups does as much as Andy does, however. With Christmas just around the corner, one of Pups's neighbor

Aug 26, 2016
Court trouble - a Platform tennis mystery by Befeler, Mike, author.

Court trouble - a Platform tennis mystery

Aug 26, 2016
Miami Noir by Standiford, Les

Miami Noir

Aug 25, 2016
A deadly affection by Overholt, Cuyler, author.

A deadly affection

"One of the first women practicing in the advanced new field of psychology, Dr. Genevieve Summerford is used to forging her own path. But when one of her patients is arrested for murder--a murder Genevieve fears she may have unwittingly provoked--she is forced to seek help to solve the crime and clear her patient's name...and her own" --

Aug 25, 2016
Beeline to murder. by Lester, Meera.

Beeline to murder.

After an injury forced her to leave the police department, Abigail Mackenzie started a second career as a farmer. Raising chickens, harvesting honey from her bee colony, and growing heirloom vegetables on her farmette in the beautiful Bay Area town of Las Flores, Abby has embraced all the benefits of a peaceful life. But when she attempts to deliver her trademark honey to local pastry chef Jean-Louis Bonheur and finds him dead in his shop, her old investigative instincts kick in. After the coron

Aug 24, 2016
What Gold Buys - A Silver Rush Mystery by Parker, Ann

What Gold Buys - A Silver Rush Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd - a Flavia de Luce novel by Bradley, C. Alan, 1938- author.

Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd - a Flavia de Luce novel

"From a bucolic English town in the countryside with a quirky cast and a surprisingly lethal underbelly, the beloved amateur detective Flavia de Luce returns in a dazzling mystery from bestselling author Alan Bradley"--

Aug 24, 2016
The second death - a mystery of ancient Ireland by Tremayne, Peter, author.

The second death - a mystery of ancient Ireland

"Ireland, A.D. 671. It is the beginning of the summer season and the Kingdom of Muman is preparing to celebrate the Great Fair of Cashel. It is an extravagant nine days of contests, food, and endless entertainment. Circumstances have led Fidelma and Eadulf far and wide across the kingdom, and they have been absent from the Great Fair for many years. But, for once they haven't been called away from Cashel, and are eager to enjoy the festivities - that is, until the last wagon in a group traveling

Aug 24, 2016
Santorini Caesars - A Chief Inspector Andreas Kaldis Mystery by Siger, Jeffrey

Santorini Caesars - A Chief Inspector Andreas Kaldis Mystery

Aug 24, 2016
No Echo by Holt, Anne

No Echo

Aug 24, 2016