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Mountain Rampage - A National Park Mystery by Graham, Scott

Mountain Rampage - A National Park Mystery

Apr 27, 2015
The Kill by Casey, Jane

The Kill

Apr 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

Apr 27, 2015
The ghost network - a novel by Disabato, Catie.

The ghost network - a novel

Apr 27, 2015
A fright to the death by Eastman, Dawn.

A fright to the death

After their flight to Mexico is cancelled, Clyde and her detective boyfriend, Mac, end up snowed in with their families at a supposedly haunted hotel. Clyde's tarot card-reading mother, Rose, is making dire predictions for the weekend, and self proclaimed pet psychic Aunt Vi is enchanted by the legend of th hotel's ghost- until power goes out and a body turns up. With a hotel full of stranded suspects, Clyde will have to draw on all her skills- both with the police ones she'd rather forget and t

Apr 27, 2015
Fox is framed - a Leo Maxwell mystery by Smith, Lachlan, author.

Fox is framed - a Leo Maxwell mystery

Faced with evidence of stunning prosecutorial misconduct, a San Francisco judge has ordered a new trial for the Maxwell brothers' father, Lawrence, who was convicted of killing their mother twenty-one years before. A prison snitch soon turns up dead, with Lawrence the only suspect, and Leo teams up with hotshot attorney Nina Schuyler to defend Lawrence against murder charges both old and new. Working the streets while Nina handles the action in the courtroom, Leo is forced to confront the darkne

Apr 27, 2015
Windswept by Ryan, Patricia Twomey, 1946- author.

Windswept

On a vacation to Aruba, Emily Harrington meets a host of colorful characters, but her idyllic island getaway is marred by the murder of one of her new acquaintances.

Apr 27, 2015
Purl up and die by Sefton, Maggie.

Purl up and die

"In the latest novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Yarn Over Murder, Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun knitters must unravel the truth from the lies to clear a friend's son suspected of murder. Kelly Flynn's summer in Fort Connor, Colorado, is off to a great start with romantic celebrations with her boyfriend, Steve, and enjoyable albeit challenging knitting classes taught by her friend Barb at the House of Lambspun. But while Barb's advanced stitches are giving Kelly the slip, a mor

Apr 27, 2015
Murder in the queen's garden by Carmack, Amanda, author.

Murder in the queen's garden

Apr 27, 2015
The Missing and the Dead by MacBride, Stuart

The Missing and the Dead

Apr 27, 2015
Wicked stitch an embroidery mystery by Lee, Amanda, 1967-

Wicked stitch an embroidery mystery

"For most small-business owners in Tallulah Falls, the upcoming Renaissance Faire is a wonderful way to promote their specialty shops. For Marcy's nemesis, Nellie, and her sister Clara, it's an opportunity to finally put Marcy and her shop, the Seven-Year Stitch, out of business. Apparently the sisters like to make grudges a family affair and have set up competing booths right next to Marcy's at the Ren Faire. When Clara is discovered dead in her own booth- strangled by the scarf she had almo

Apr 27, 2015
Richebourg affair by Michael, Richard

Richebourg affair

Apr 27, 2015
Pirate Vishnu by Pandian, Gigi, 1975- author.

Pirate Vishnu

"A century-old treasure map of San Francisco's Barbary Coast. Sacred riches from India. Two murders, one hundred years apart. And a love triangle-- Historian Jaya Jones has her work cut out for her. 1906: Shortly before the Great San Francisco Earthquake, Pirate Vishnu strikes the San Francisco Bay. An ancestor of Jaya's who came to the U.S. from India draws a treasure map-- Present day: Over a century later, the cryptic treasure map remains undeciphered. From San Francisco to the southern tip o

Apr 27, 2015
Grave on Grand Avenue by Hirahara, Naomi, 1962-

Grave on Grand Avenue

"Ellie stops for a friendly chat with gardener Eduardo Fuentes while patroling one of Los Angeles's premier concert halls. A few minutes later she's shocked to discover him lying at the bottom of a staircase, clinging to life and whispering something indecipherable. Nearby, the father of Xu, a Chinese classical musician superstar, claims Fuentes was knocked down while attempting to steal his son's multi-million dollar cello, a story Ellie has trouble believing. Meanwhile, Ellie has issues of her

Apr 27, 2015
Rising tide / Romantic Suspense Set in the Caribbean by Ryan, Patricia Twomey, 1946- author.

Rising tide / Romantic Suspense Set in the Caribbean

While at a coastal resort in Aruba to attend a wedding, Emily Harrington is plunged into danger when a young girl's body washes up on the resort's beach wearing Emily's gold bracelet.

Apr 27, 2015
Unidentified Woman Number 15 - A McKenzie Novel by Housewright, David

Unidentified Woman Number 15 - A McKenzie Novel

Apr 27, 2015
Time of Death by Billingham, Mark

Time of Death

Apr 27, 2015
Superfluous Women - A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery by Dunn, Carola

Superfluous Women - A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery

Apr 27, 2015
A fatal chapter by Barrett, Lorna.

A fatal chapter

Apr 27, 2015
Run you down by Dahl, Julia, 1977-

Run you down

"Aviva Kagan was a just a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a smiling college boy from Florida-and then disappeared. Twenty-three years later, the child she walked away from is a NYC tabloid reporter named Rebekah Roberts. And Rebekah isn't sure she wants her mother back in her life. But when a man from the ultra-Orthodox enclave of Roseville, N.Y. contacts Rebekah about his young wife's mysterious death, she is drawn back into Aviva's world. Pessie Gold

Apr 27, 2015