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Willnot - a novel by Sallis, James, 1944-

Willnot - a novel

The doctor of a small town, Lamar Hale, investigates after the remains of several people are found in the surrounding woods and his partner is critically wounded by a bullet meant for a man being followed by the FBI.

May 4, 2016
Vanilla beaned by McKinlay, Jenn, author.

Vanilla beaned

Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura look to Las Vegas for their first franchise of the Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery, but things blow up when they meet former showgirl Holly Hartzmark.

May 4, 2016
Wound up in murder by Hechtman, Betty, 1947- author.

Wound up in murder

"With two yarn retreats in the bag, Casey is looking forward to running her third one at Cadbury by the Sea's Vista Del Mar hotel on the Monterey Peninsula. This time, each knitter will get a Mystery Bag of knitting materials to turn into a personal project. But Casey gets tangled up in another retreat at the same hotel, when the organizer and his wife have a very public spat. As Casey is delivering her baked goods later that night, she finds the woman dead in the bushes with a magician's silk s

May 4, 2016
Deadly intent by Sweeney, Anna.

Deadly intent

Maureen lies unconscious on a lonely track. Her husband blames a fellow holidaymaker at Nessa McDermott's country house on Ireland's enchanting Beara peninsula. Two days later, a man's body is found, strangled and dumped. Amid a frenzy of police, media and family pressures, former journalist Nessa has to find her own answers. Meanwhile, ambitious young policeman Redmond Joyce is also hell-bent on identifying the murderer, and conflict between them grows as they close in on the horrifying truth.

May 4, 2016
Written in Red - A Dog Mystery Set in Oxford by Dalton, Annie

Written in Red - A Dog Mystery Set in Oxford

May 4, 2016
The night wanderer by Clare, Alys, author.

The night wanderer

Called out to attend a body found on a lonely stretch of river bank, its throat torn out, apprentice healer Lassair is skeptical of the sheriff’s verdict that this was the result of a wild animal attack. But when a second body is discovered, similarly mutilated, rumors engulf the town that the legendary demon known as the Night Wanderer has returned to wreak havoc.

May 4, 2016
Blood cries - a John Jordan mystery by Lister, Michael, author.

Blood cries - a John Jordan mystery

The second volume in the "Atlanta Years" series within the John Jordan Mystery Series. Picks up right where INNOCENT BLOOD left off in this smart, thrilling, mystery that shows John's formative years as a detective.

May 4, 2016
Cold girl - a B.C. blues crime novel by Greenaway, R. M., author.

Cold girl - a B.C. blues crime novel

May 4, 2016
Evil turns by Tesh, Jane, author.

Evil turns

Private investigator and former beauty queen Madeline Maclin thought she'd seen it all in her small North Carolina town of Celosia, until a young man's body covered in strange occult symbols is found in a local vineyard. Years ago, a group of women in town formed Darkrose Coven, a practice now taken up by younger residents who insist that their dark rose tattoos only honor their favorite character from the popular Pagan Desires books and movies. Has the old coven reappeared? Is the new coven res

May 4, 2016
Gold of our fathers by Quartey, Kwei J., author.

Gold of our fathers

"Darko Dawson has just been promoted to Chief Inspector in the Ghana Police Service--the promotion even comes with a (rather modest) salary bump. But he doesn't have long to celebrate, because his new boss is transferring him from Accra, Ghana's capital, out to remote Obuasi, in the Ashanti region, an area now notorious for the illegal exploitation of its gold mines. The assignment will last at least a year, meaning Dawson has the unpleasant choice of uprooting his entire family or making do wit

May 4, 2016
Murder at the 42nd Street library - a mystery by Lehane, Cornelius, author.

Murder at the 42nd Street library - a mystery

"Murder at the 42nd Street Library opens with a murder in a second floor office of the iconic, beaux-arts flagship of the New York Public Library. Ray Ambler, the curator of the library's crime fiction collection, joins forces with NYPD homicide detective Mike Cosgrove in hopes of bringing a murderer to justice. In his search for the reasons behind the murder, Ambler uncovers hidden--and profoundly disturbing--relationships between visitors to the library. These include a celebrated mystery writ

May 4, 2016
Steps to the gallows by Marston, Edward, author.

Steps to the gallows

A scurrilous newspaper has built up a large following by publishing details of political and sexual scandals. It is remarkably well-informed and has therefore created a whole host of enemies. When the editor is killed and the printing press smashed to bits, the Invisible Detectives are hired by the man who financed the production of the paper. He wants the killer brought to justice and the scandal sheet revived. Peter and Paul Skillen find themselves in great danger as they unearth an enormous a

May 4, 2016
Sayonara slam by Hirahara, Naomi, 1962- author.

Sayonara slam

""Hirahara has a keen eye for the telling detail and an assured sense of character."--Los Angeles Times At Dodger Stadium it's Japan vs. Korea in the World Baseball Classic, but before the first pitch is thrown, Mas Arai finds himself in the middle of a murder. Mysteries layer atop mysteries in this sixth in the award-winning series featuring the most unlikely of sleuths, an aging, widowed, not-exactly-communicative gardener from Altadena, California. Who is that unusual woman throwing knuckleba

May 4, 2016
Murder in Morningside Heights - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

Murder in Morningside Heights - a gaslight mystery

"Former police sergeant Frank Malloy and his wife adjust to life in New York high society as they investigate a death in the field of higher learning. After spending his first few weeks as a private detective by investigating infidelities of the wealthy, Frank has a more serious case at hand. Abigail Northrup of Tarrytown, New York, was her parents' pride and joy. After graduating from a prestigious women's college in Morningside Heights, she took a job there as an instructor. She also joined th

May 4, 2016