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Chenoo - a novel by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

Chenoo - a novel

"Jacob Neptune, a wise-cracking, two-fisted Penacook private investigator with a checkered past, lives in upstate New York--four hundred miles from his tribal community on Abenaki Island. Then one night the phone rings. "We. got. trouble," Neptune's cousin Dennis says from the other end. And trouble is where it all starts in this brilliant, often hilarious novel by acclaimed Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac. Attacked by bikers before he can even board his plane, Neptune--"Podjo" to his friend

May 24, 2016
Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery by Griffin, H. Terrell, author.

Chasing justice - a Matt Royal mystery

Matt Royal returns to the courtroom to defend his friend Abby Lester, who has been charged with murder, and must face a hotshot prosecuting attorney while searching for the real killer.

May 24, 2016
Chaos - a Scarpetta novel. by Cornwell, Patricia.

Chaos - a Scarpetta novel.

May 24, 2016
Burn what will burn - a novel by McKenzie, C. B, author.

Burn what will burn - a novel

"Bob Reynolds doesn't recognize the body in the creek, but he does recognize the danger of it. He's a newcomer to town, not entirely welcome and not entirely on good footing with the sheriff. So far, he's kept his head down, mostly over the bar at the Crow's Nest. But he has other interests than drinking and spending his inheritance, including one that goes by the name Tammy Fay Smith and who may have caught the sheriff's eye as well. Bob Reynolds would rather pretend he never saw the body, but

May 22, 2016
Buried by Masterton, Graham, author.

Buried

Katie Maguire knows that in this part of Ireland, the past can never stay buried... In Blarney, Cork, an old millworker's cottage guards its secrets. In 1921, a mother, father and their two young children disappeared from this house. And now, ninety-five years later, their mummified bodies have been discovered under the floorboards. The neighbors cannot imagine who would have killed such a harmless family all those years ago. But as DS Katie Maguire investigates, the flames of old family rivalri

May 20, 2016
Buffalo jump blues / A Sean Stranahan Mystery by McCafferty, Keith, author.

Buffalo jump blues / A Sean Stranahan Mystery

While Sheriff Martha Ettinger investigates the death of a young Native American at the site of a ritualistic buffalo jump, private detective Sean Stranahan helps a beautiful swimmer track down a childhood friend, only to find his case intersecting with the sheriff's in unexpected ways.

May 24, 2016
Books of a feather - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Books of a feather - a bibliophile mystery

"From the New York Times bestselling author of Ripped from the Pages...San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright's latest project is for the birds, but it may have her running for her life. Brooklyn's friend Ian runs the Covington Library, which is hosting an exhibit featuring John James Audubon's massive masterpiece, Birds of America, currently on loan from an Arab sheik. During the gala celebrating the book, she is approached by Jared Mulrooney, the president of the National B

May 24, 2016
Bones and Roses by Goudge, Eileen

Bones and Roses

May 24, 2016
Boar Island by Barr, Nevada, author.

Boar Island

"Anna Pigeon, in her career as a National Park Service Ranger, has had to deal with all manner of crimes and misdemeanors, but cyber-bullying and stalking is a new one. The target is Elizabeth, the adopted teenage daughter of her friend Heath Jarrod. Elizabeth is driven to despair by the disgusting rumors spreading online and bullying texts. Until, one day, Heath finds her daughter Elizabeth in the midst of an unsuccessful suicide attempt. And then she calls in the cavalry--her aunt Gwen and her

May 24, 2016
Bloodroot - a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Riggs, Cynthia, author.

Bloodroot - a Martha's Vineyard mystery

"It's just another day at the dentist's office for Victoria Trumbull when fellow patient, wealthy Mrs. Wilmington, dies. It's an unfortunate, though seemingly not murderous incident, but the receptionist is hysterical, so one of the dental assistants offers to drive her home. But after making a quick pit stop, he finds her body floating in the harbor. With the police shorthanded due to an upcoming presidential visit, it's up to Victoria to take on the case. As she wrestles with her ex-son-in-law

May 24, 2016
Black hammock by Wiley, Michael, 1961- author.

Black hammock

Homicide detective Daniel Turner revisits an 18-year-old unsolved case in the third of this intriguing and atmospheric crime noir series. We had set out from Atlanta to kill my mother and her husband. A slow kill. Oren has returned to the family home he last saw when he was eight years old. Eighteen years later, he is bent on an elaborate scheme of revenge. Homicide detective Daniel Turner was never able to forget the unsolved case, the disappearance of Amon Jakobsen all those years ago. Convinc

May 24, 2016
Better dead by Collins, Max Allan, author.

Better dead

"It's the early 1950's. Joe McCarthy is campaigning to rid America of the Red Menace. Nate Heller is doing legwork for the senator, though the Chicago detective is disheartened by McCarthy's witch-hunting tactics. He's made friends with a young staffer, Bobby Kennedy, while trading barbs with a potential enemy, the attorney Roy Cohn, who rubs Heller the wrong way. Not the least of which for successfully prosecuting the so-called Atomic Bomb spies, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. When famous mystery

May 24, 2016
Arsenic with Austen / A Mystery by Hyde, Katherine Bolger, author.

Arsenic with Austen / A Mystery

"When Emily Cavanaugh inherits a fortune from her great aunt, she expects her life to change. She doesn't expect to embark on a murder investigation, confront the man who broke her heart 35 years before, and nearly lose her own life. Emily travels to thesleepy coastal village of Stony Beach, Oregon, to claim her inheritance, centered in a beautiful Victorian estate called Windy Corner but also including a substantial portion of the real estate of the whole town. As she gets to know the town's ec

May 24, 2016
Antiques fate by Allan, Barbara.

Antiques fate

A theater owner drops dead, getting Brandy and Vivian entangled in a progressively perilous murder plot.

May 24, 2016
Another one goes tonight - a Peter Diamond investigation by Lovesey, Peter, author.

Another one goes tonight - a Peter Diamond investigation

"Two police officers are about to head home after a long night shift when they receive one last call: a suspicious nude person has been spotted in the wee hours of the morning. En route to the call, the patrol car spins off the road, killing one of the exhausted cops instantly and leaving the other in critical condition. Whenever a police car is involved in an accident, the matter must be taken very seriously. Inspector Peter Diamond is assigned to look into the case. His supervisor is desperate

May 24, 2016
An old-fashioned murder - a moonshine mystery by Miller, Carol, 1972- author.

An old-fashioned murder - a moonshine mystery

"The next in this charming Southern mystery series featuring a closed-room murder in an old Victorian inn during a snowstorm"--

May 24, 2016
Among the wicked - a Kate Burkholder novel by Castillo, Linda, author.

Among the wicked - a Kate Burkholder novel

"Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called upon by the sheriff's department in rural, upstate New York to assist on a developing situation that involves a reclusive Amish settlement and the death of a young girl. Unable to penetrate the wall of silence between the Amish and "English" communities, the sheriff asks Kate to travel to New York, pose as an Amish woman, and infiltrate the community. Kate's long time love interest, State Agent John Tomasetti, is dead set against her taking on such an u

May 24, 2016
After the fire - a mystery by Casey, Jane (Jane E.), author.

After the fire - a mystery

"London police detective Maeve Kerrigan has spent plenty of time at Murchison House. One of the many cement high-rise towers comprising the Maudling Estate housing project, Murchison Tower is home to a motley mix of society. From domestic abuse victims and elderly widows with nowhere else to turn to its flourishing criminal elements, Maeve is familiar with many of its occupants by name or reputation. But when a fire breaks out at Murchison House that consumes the top floors and leaves three dead

May 24, 2016
A useful woman by Wilde, Darcie.

A useful woman

"Inspired by the novels of Jane Austen, this new mystery series set in 19th-century London introduces the charming and resourceful Rosalind Thorne, a woman privy to the secrets of high society--including who among the ton is capable of murder... The daughter of a baronet and a minor heiress, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined after her father abandoned the family. To survive in the only world she knew, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society's most influential women, who have co

May 24, 2016
A parliament of owls by Goff, Christine.

A parliament of owls

"Angela Dimato, a tenacious U.S. Fish and Wildlife agent, struggles to rebuild her life after the murder of her partner. During a routine tour of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Angela assesses the growing prairie dog town within the wildlife refuge when, to her horror, she discovers the body of a soccer mom sprawled out among the burrows. With her trademark instinct and her gun in tow, Angela investigates the murder, even as she battles the crippling flashbacks haunting her from her partner's case.

May 24, 2016