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The Kennedy connection - a Gil Malloy novel by Belsky, Richard.

The Kennedy connection - a Gil Malloy novel

"The fiftieth anniversary of JFK's assassination brings back more than grief as an unknown assailant goes on a spree of seemingly unconnected murders in New York City. Except, at each crime scene, the killer leaves behind a calling card--a Kennedy half dollar coin. Meanwhile, a man claiming to be the secret son of Lee Harvey Oswald breaks his silence. He reveals that he is in possession of new evidence that will clear his father's name once and for all. Gil Malloy, fallen from grace at the New Y

Jul 6, 2015
Maiden Lane by Januska, Michael, author.

Maiden Lane

Jul 6, 2015
Superfluous women - a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Dunn, Carola, author.

Superfluous women - a Daisy Dalrymple mystery

"In England in the late 1920s, The Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, on a convalescent trip to the countryside, goes to visit three old school friends in the area. The three, all unmarried, have recently bought a house together. They are a part of the generation of "superfluous women"--brought up expecting marriage and a family, but left without any prospects after more than 700,000 British men were killed in the Great War. Daisy and her husband Alec--Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher,

Jul 6, 2015
Marry, Kiss, Kill by Flett-Giordano, Anne, author.

Marry, Kiss, Kill

In this fast-paced and funny debut mystery, movie stars are in Santa Barbara for the film festival, and powerful business interests are at stake. Detective Nola MacIntire and her partner, Tony, must untangle the complicated web behind three seemingly unrelated deaths in this idyllic beach town.

Jul 6, 2015
Mountain rampage - a National Park mystery by Graham, Scott, 1960- author.

Mountain rampage - a National Park mystery

In the riveting second installment of the National Park Mystery Series, archaeologist Chuck Bender finds himself and his young wife and stepdaughters in the crosshairs of an unknown killer when he defends his brother-in-law from false accusations of murder in the brutal slaying of a resort worker in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Jul 6, 2015
No place to die by Donoghue, Clare, author.

No place to die

"Jane Bennett, senior Detective Sergeant for the murder squad at her London police precinct, is having a terrible day. Her boss, Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer, has just returned to work after two weeks on 'leave,' though Jane knows it was really more like a suspension ... But neither of them has the luxury of time to dwell on past grievances. Jane has just received a phone call from a good friend saying that her husband, Mark Leech, a retired policeman, has disappeared. When Jane finds dramat

Jul 6, 2015
Smaller and smaller circles by Batacan, F. H.

Smaller and smaller circles

"In northeast Manila's Quezon City is a district called Payatas--a 50-acre dump that is home to thousands of people who live off of what they can scavenge there. It is one of the poorest neighborhoods in a city whose law enforcement is already stretched thin, devoid of forensic resources and rife with corruption. So when the eviscerated bodies of teenage boys begin to appear in the dump heaps, there is no one to seek justice on their behalf. In the rainy summer of 1997, two Jesuit priests take t

Jul 6, 2015
Vixen by Pronzini, Bill.

Vixen

"When Nameless is hired by Cory Beckett, a beautiful young woman who claims to be a model, to find her missing brother, Kenneth, it seems to be a routine matter. Kenneth has fled San Francisco in a drug-induced panic to avoid trial on a charge of stealing a valuable necklace from the alcoholic wife of the man for whom he works, wealthy yachtsman Andrew Vorhees. When agency operative Jake Runyon locates and questions the frightened young man, Cory Beckett's motives come into question and the case

Jul 6, 2015
Residue - a novel by Knipfel, Jim.

Residue - a novel

"In the nearly twenty years that Leonard Koznowski has been sheriff of Beaver Rapids, Wisconsin, he's never encountered a homicide. When the local mortician and his assistant are brutally gunned down, Leonard is thrust into a tumultuous investigation linking religion, high school athletics, the black market of body parts, unwholesome sexual proclivities, and a sinister secret society. And with deer season fast approaching, the timing could've been a hell of a lot better. Inspired by actual event

Jul 6, 2015
Well-Heeled by Siegel, Roz

Well-Heeled

Jul 6, 2015
Unleashed by Brady, Eileen

Unleashed

Jul 6, 2015
Two Bronze Pennies by Nickson, Chris

Two Bronze Pennies

Jul 6, 2015
The suspicion at Sanditon - or the disappearance of Lady Denham by Bebris, Carrie.

The suspicion at Sanditon - or the disappearance of Lady Denham

"Suspicion at Sanditon, a new adventure in Carrie Bebris's award-winning Mr. & Mrs. Darcy Mystery series, takes Fitzwilliam and Elizabeth Darcy to Sanditon, the setting of Jane Austen's final work. There, accompanied by their friend Miss Charlotte Heywood, they encounter an array of eccentric villagers and visitors. Among Sanditon's most prominent residents: Lady Denham, a childless, twice-widowed dowager with a fortune to bequeath and a flight of distant relations circling for a place in her wi

Jul 6, 2015
Shroud of Roses - A Cornwall and Redfern Mystery by Ferris, Gloria

Shroud of Roses - A Cornwall and Redfern Mystery

Jul 6, 2015
Ripley's game by Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995.

Ripley's game

Mr. Ripley emerges from retirement to preside over one last deadly game, but can he persuade an innocent man to commit murder?

Jul 6, 2015
The Wild Inside - a novel of suspense by Carbo, Christine, author.

The Wild Inside - a novel of suspense

Jul 6, 2015
Tyrant of the mind by Royal, Priscilla.

Tyrant of the mind

A nun and a monk defy death and dishonor at her family's Welsh fortress ... In the winter of 1271, Death stalks the corridors of Wynethorpe Castle on the Welsh border. When the Grim Reaper touches the beloved grandson of the castle lord, Baron Adam sends for his daughter, Prioress Eleanor of Tyndal, and her sub-infirmarian, Sister Anne, to save the child with prayers and healing talents. Escorting them to the remote fortress is Brother Thomas, an unwilling monk fighting his private demons. Death

Jul 6, 2015
Oversight by Claburn, Thomas.

Oversight

"Disgraced detective Sam Crane would do anything to help his comatose daughter recover. But when he's told to turn a blind eye to the murder of a reclusive scientist, he refuses, seeing his resolve as atonement for failing his family and his colleagues. Sam's determination to persevere endangers his friends, even as it reveals a secret sought by a deluded advertising magnate, a set of look-alike terrorists, and government agents: a way to alter the visible world. If only he could have seen the t

Jul 6, 2015
Monster - an Alex Delaware novel by Kellerman, Jonathan.

Monster - an Alex Delaware novel

Dr. Alex Delaware and Detective Milo Sturgis must make sense of a nonfunctional psychotic's ramblings that seem to predict the horrific killings happening on the streets of Los Angeles.

Jul 6, 2015
Make quilts not war by Sachitano, Arlene, 1951-

Make quilts not war

It's wintertime in Foggy Point, Washington, and tourists are as scarce as gold-plated thimbles at a thrift store. The denizens of the town decide that a colorful 1960s-themed festival is just the event to bring people out and get them moving and, hopefully, spending their money in the community. Clad in bellbottom jeans, granny dresses and afro wigs, the Loose Threads quilt group is excited to participate in the associated quilt display. All, that is, except Jenny Logan, the only member who has

Jul 6, 2015