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Lamentation by Sansom, C. J.

Lamentation

Dec 20, 2014
Kill 'em with cayenne by Oust, Gail, 1943- author.

Kill 'em with cayenne

"Many of Brandywine Creek's citizens plan to participate in the [town's] week-long [barbeque] festivities and are busily concocting savory rubs and sassy sauces. Among the locals vying for the grand prize are Becca Dapkins and Maybelle Humphries. The women have been arch enemies ever since Buzz Oliver dumped Maybelle after a thirteen-year courtship and started seeing Becca. When Becca's body is found near one of the festival booths, bludgeoned by a brisket, Maybelle becomes one of Chief Wyatt Mc

Dec 20, 2014
Kill 'em with cayenne - a spice shop mystery by Oust, Gail, 1943-

Kill 'em with cayenne - a spice shop mystery

"Spices are flying off the shelves of Spice It Up!, and Piper Prescott couldn't be happier. It's that time of year again--time for the annual Brandywine Creek Barbecue Festival. Soon contestants and BBQ aficionados from all over the Southeast will converge on the town. Many of Brandywine Creek's citizens plan to participate in the week-long festivities and are busily concocting savory rubs and sassy sauces. Among the locals vying for the grand prize are Becca Dapkins and Maybelle Humphries.

Dec 18, 2014
Keeper of the castle by Blackwell, Juliet, author.

Keeper of the castle

While helping her boyfriend, Graham, who is managing the stone-by-stone reconstruction of an ancient Scottish building, uncover any paranormal activity, contractor Mel Turner investigates when she finds a dead body.

Dec 20, 2014
Keeper of the castle by Blackwell, Juliet, author.

Keeper of the castle

While helping her boyfriend, Graham, who is managing the stone-by-stone reconstruction of an ancient Scottish building, uncover any paranormal activity, contractor Mel Turner investigates when she finds a dead body.

Dec 16, 2014
Irène by Lemaître, Pierre, 1951- author.

Irène

Draws on five contemporary and classic literary murder scenes in a prequel to "Alex" that finds Camille Verhoeven linking a brutal double murder to a cold case before his pregnant wife is abducted by the killer.

Dec 20, 2014
Inspector specter by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author.

Inspector specter

Dec 16, 2014
Inspector specter by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author.

Inspector specter

Detective Lieutenant Anita McElone is one of Harbor Haven's finest. She's also a hard-boiled ghost skeptic. So when she shows up on the doorstep of Alison Kerby's Haunted Guesthouse to ask for supernatural help in solving the murder of her former partner, it's hard to tell which woman is more flabbergasted. But McElone is dead serious, so Alison promises to help in any way she can--even asking her resident ghosts, Paul and Maxie, for help with the case. As Paul's spirit source reveals some troub

Dec 20, 2014
In the Woods by Jones, Merry Bloch

In the Woods

Dec 20, 2014
In the company of Sherlock Holmes - stories inspired by the Holmes canon by

In the company of Sherlock Holmes - stories inspired by the Holmes canon

The Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were recently voted the top mystery series of all time, and they have enthralled generations of readers--and writers. Now, Laurie R. King, author of the bestselling Mary Russell series in which Holmes plays a costarring role, and Leslie S. Klinger, editor of The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, have assembled a stellar group of contemporary authors from a variety of genres and asked them to create new stories inspired by that canon. Inside you'

Dec 15, 2014
In Hot Water by Cook, J. J.

In Hot Water

Dec 20, 2014
If you've got it, haunt it by Pressey, Rose, author.

If you've got it, haunt it

"Cookie Chanel has a passion for fashion--and a murder mystery to solve! Cookie Chanel has opened her own vintage clothing boutique, It's Vintage, Y'All, in the charming town of Sugar Creek, Georgia. Always on the lookout for stylish second-hand steals, she attends the estate sale of deceased socialite Charlotte Meadows. But she gets a lot more than she bargained for when Charlotte's ghost appears before her--offering fashion advice and begging Cookie to find out who murdered her. As the persist

Dec 20, 2014
Hell on wheels by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952-

Hell on wheels

Dec 17, 2014
Heart trouble - a Callahan Garrity mystery by Trocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-

Heart trouble - a Callahan Garrity mystery

The city of Atlanta is stunned by the case of Whitney Dobbs, the boozy ex-wife of a doctor who runs over a little girl and gets off with community service. When she is killed, police say it was an accident, but cleaning lady Callahan Garrity thinks otherwise.

Dec 20, 2014
Happy never after by Trocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-, author.

Happy never after

Lady PI Callahan Garrity of Atlanta is hired to find a singer for a group planning a comeback after their manager dropped them. Garrity finds the singer, gun in hand, next to the body of the manager. Only she's too drunk to have done it. By the author of Every Crooked Nanny.

Dec 20, 2014
Gretel and the Case of the Missing Frog Prints - A Brothers Grimm Mystery by Brackston, P. J.

Gretel and the Case of the Missing Frog Prints - A Brothers Grimm Mystery

Dec 20, 2014
Grand Cru Heist by Alaux, Jean-Pierre/ Balen, Nol͡/ Trager, Anne (TRN)

Grand Cru Heist

Dec 16, 2014
Grand cru heist by Alaux, Jean-Pierre, 1955- author.

Grand cru heist

In this gourmet journey in France, renowned wine critic Benjamin Cooker's world gets turned upside down one night in Paris. He retreats to the region around Tours to recover. Then, from the Loire Valley to Bordeaux, in between a glass of Vouvray and a bottle of Saint-E´milion, the Winemaker Detective and his assistant Virgile turn PI to solve two murders and a very peculiar heist. Who stole those bottles of grand cru classe´?

Dec 20, 2014
Gods of gold by Nickson, Chris, author.

Gods of gold

Believing that an eight-year-old girl is missing, Detective Inspector Tom Harper sets out to find the child, but is drawn into the growing violence surrounding the gas workers strike.

Dec 20, 2014
Ghost in the Guacamole by Jaffarian, Sue Ann

Ghost in the Guacamole

Dec 20, 2014