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Last ragged breath by Keller, Julia.

Last ragged breath

A tale inspired by a true event in West Virginia history finds prosecuting attorney Bell Elkins struggling to discover the truth when a survivor of the 1972 Buffalo Creek disaster is implicated in the murder of a development-company president.

Jul 3, 2015
Last of the independents - Vancouver noir by Wiebe, Sam, author.

Last of the independents - Vancouver noir

"Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Drayton runs a private investigation agency in Vancouver that specializes in missing persons -- only, as Mike has discovered, some missing people stay with you. Still haunted by the unsolved disappearance of a young girl, Mike is hired to find the vanished son of a local junk merchant. However, he quickly discovers that the case has been damaged by a crooked private eye and dismissed by a disinterested justice system. Worse, the only viable lead involves a drug-addi

Jul 3, 2015
Lake of fire by Stevens, Mark, 1954-

Lake of fire

Jul 3, 2015
Jade Dragon Mountain by Hart, Elsa.

Jade Dragon Mountain

"On the mountainous border of China and Tibet in 1708, a detective must learn what a killer already knows: that empires rise and fall on the strength of the stories they tell. Li Du was an imperial librarian. Now he is an exile. Arriving in Dayan, the last Chinese town before the Tibetan border, he is surprised to find it teeming with travelers, soldiers, and merchants. All have come for a spectacle unprecedented in this remote province: an eclipse of the sun commanded by the Emperor him

Jul 3, 2015
Isolation - A Faye Longchamp Mystery by Evans, Mary Anna

Isolation - A Faye Longchamp Mystery

Jun 27, 2015
Innocence ; or, Murder on Steep Street by Kovály, Heda, 1919-2010.

Innocence ; or, Murder on Steep Street

"In 1985, Czech Holocaust memoirist, literary translator, and political exile Heda Margolius Kovaly turned her pen to fiction. Inspired by the stories of Raymond Chandler, Kovaly knit her own terrifying experiences in early 1950s Socialist Prague--her husband's imprisonment and wrongful execution, her own persecution at his disgrace--into a gorgeous psychological thriller-cum-detective novel. Set in and around a cinema where a murder was recently committed, Innocence follows the unfolding of the

Jul 2, 2015
In the dark places - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950-

In the dark places - an Inspector Banks novel

"As Banks and his team follow what few clues they have, desperate to find the missing boy, who holds the key to the puzzle, they find themselves branching out in different directions. As the end game becomes a race against time, even Banks's team isn't safe from the rage of the hunted animal"--

Jun 27, 2015
In a dark, dark wood by Ware, Ruth.

In a dark, dark wood

"What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware's suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. Leonora, known to some as Lee and others as Nora, is a reclusive crimewriter, unwilling to leave her "nest" of an apartment unless it is absolutely necessary. When a friend she hasn't seen or spoken to in years unexpectedly invites Nora (Lee?) to a weekend away in an eerie glass house deep in the English countrysid

Jul 3, 2015
High country nocturne by Talton, Jon, author.

High country nocturne

"A cache of diamonds is stolen in Phoenix. The prime suspect is former Maricopa County sheriff Mike Peralta, now a private investigator. Disappearing into Arizona's mountainous high country, Peralta leaves his business partner and longtime friend David Mapstone with a stark choice: he can cooperate with the FBI, or strike out on his own to find Peralta and what really happened."--

Jul 3, 2015
Hell's gate by Crompton, Richard, 1973- author.

Hell's gate

Mollel, "the Maasai warrior-turned-detective, has been banished from Nairobi, Kenya's bustling metropolis, to a small, fly-blown town on the edge of a national park. His career, he thinks, has taken a nosedive. His colleagues on the police force are a close-knit group and they have not taken kindly to a stranger in their midst. Mollel suspects they are guilty of the extortion and bribery that plague the force. But when the body of a flower worker turns up in the local lake, he begins to wonder i

Jul 1, 2015
Head or Hearts by Johnston, Paul

Head or Hearts

Jul 3, 2015
Hard truth - a novel by Stewart, Mariah.

Hard truth - a novel

Returning home to Pennsylvania to sell the old family property in the wake of her parents' deaths, Lorna Temple joins forces with private detective T.J. Dawson in a twenty-year-old case involving the disappearance of two children.

Jul 3, 2015
Hangman's Game - A Mystery by Syken, Bill

Hangman's Game - A Mystery

Jul 3, 2015
Haitian Graves - A Ray Robertson Mystery by Delany, Vicki

Haitian Graves - A Ray Robertson Mystery

Jul 3, 2015
Hair of the Dog by Slater, Susan

Hair of the Dog

Jul 3, 2015
Green hell - a Jack Taylor novel by Bruen, Ken, author.

Green hell - a Jack Taylor novel

"In the new novel Green Hell, Bruen's dark angel of a protagonist has again hit rock bottom: one of his best friends is dead, the other has stopped speaking to him; he has given up battling his addiction to alcohol and pills; and his firing from the Irish national police, the Guards, is ancient history. But Jack isn't about to embark on a self-improvement plan. Instead, he has taken up a vigilante case against a respected professor of literature at the University of Galway who has a violent habi

Jul 3, 2015
Goodie one shoes - an Emily's place mystery by Siegel, Roslyn.

Goodie one shoes - an Emily's place mystery

A Jimmy Choo Sandal. A Manolo Blahnik mule; a Sergio Rossi slide, a Prada sliver-heeled boot. As magic as Cinderella's glass slipper. Even when they don't fit, they can determine your life--or end it. Emily knows these things because she owns a discount shoe store on the colorful Upper West Side of Manhattan--Emily's Place, a neighborhood hangout for shoe lovers, where customers could find a sympathetic ear, a hot cup of coffee and the perfect shoe. Unfortunately, someone has decided that a sexy

Jul 3, 2015
Godless country - a mystery by Hunt, Alaric.

Godless country - a mystery

Jul 3, 2015
Girl waits with gun by Stewart, Amy.

Girl waits with gun

Jul 3, 2015
Friends in High Places by Peacock, Caro

Friends in High Places

Jul 3, 2015