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Venus in copper- a Marcus Didius Falco mystery by Davis, Lindsey

Venus in copper- a Marcus Didius Falco mystery

Dec 19, 2014
Twisted innocence by Blackstock, Terri, 1957-

Twisted innocence

"Holly Cramer's past choices have finally caught up to her, but she never expected them to endanger her baby.Though Holly's stumbled through most of her adult life as a party girl, she longs to live a more stable life for her daughter. Then police show up to question her about the whereabouts of Creed Kershaw, Lily's father. She has kept his identity a secret from friends and family she never even told him about the pregnancy. Now he's a person of interest in a drug-related murder case.Determine

Dec 19, 2014
Soul circus- a Derek Strange novel by Pelecanos, George P.

Soul circus- a Derek Strange novel

Dec 19, 2014
Satan's Lullaby - A Medieval Mystery by Royal, Priscilla

Satan's Lullaby - A Medieval Mystery

Dec 19, 2014
Perfect sins by Bannister, Jo.

Perfect sins

"Four years ago, Gabriel Ash was working with the British government investigating hijackings in Somalia. But when his wife and sons disappeared, presumably taken--and probably killed--by pirates, his life fell apart. He has sudden reason to hope when a senior policeman suggests that his sons might still be alive--until that policeman is murdered. Still, there seems to be some link to a local operation, and Ash, no longer a government agent, is determined to find it. Meanwhile, his friend Hazel

Dec 19, 2014
Obsession in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author.

Obsession in death

Police lieutenant Eve Dallas must contend with an admirer who is killing innocent people to prove his devotion.

Dec 19, 2014
Motive by Kellerman, Jonathan.

Motive

"A much loved woman's dead body is found in her apartment, victim of horrendous overkill even as her dining room table is perfectly set for a romantic dinner. Turns out her devoted boyfriend has an alibi and, with few clues leading to a suspect, LAPD's Lieutenant Milo Sturgis calls in psychologist Alex Delaware for help. Then another woman's shot execution style; three bullets in the back of her head leave her husband with a profitable business. He's got an alibi too. As the body count builds, A

Dec 19, 2014
The iris fan by Rowland, Laura Joh, author.

The iris fan

"Amid the ever-treacherous intrigue in the court, Sano Ichiro¯ has been demoted from chamberlain to a lowly patrol guard. His relationship with his wife Reiko is in tatters, and a bizarre new alliance between his two enemies Yanagisawa and Ienobu has left him bewildered and wary. Yet Sano's dedication to the way of the warrior--the samurai code of honor--is undiminished. Then a harrowing, almost inconceivable crime takes place"--

Dec 19, 2014
Five by Poznanski, Ursula, 1968-

Five

Every corpse is a clue. A woman is found murdered in a field. Tattooed on her feet is a strange combination of numbers and letters. Detective Beatrice Kaspary quickly identifies these as map co-ordinates, which lead the police to a 'treasure box' containing several severed body parts -- and a note from the killer with a series of cryptic clues to the identity of the next victim. So begins a desperate scavenger hunt in which Beatrice herself becomes a pawn in the killer's game of cat and mouse, a

Dec 19, 2014
Dreamless by Brekke, Jørgen, 1968-

Dreamless

"A promising young singer is found dead in a clearing in a forest, gruesomely murdered--her larynx cut out, and an antique music box placed carefully atop her body, playing a mysterious lullaby that sounds familiar, but that no one can quite place. ChiefInspector Odd Singsaker, of the Trondheim Police Department, still recovering from brain surgery, is called in to investigate. Singsaker, now married to Felicia Stone, the American detective he met while tracking down a serial killer, fears the w

Dec 19, 2014
The devil's promise by Davies, David Stuart, 1946- author.

The devil's promise

Dec 19, 2014
The Devil in music by Ross, Kate.

The Devil in music

Dec 19, 2014
Death of a liar by Beaton, M. C.

Death of a liar

"Sergeant Hamish Macbeth is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small village of Cronish in the Scottish Highlands. She has been brutally attacked and the criminal is on the loose. But upon further investigation, Hamish discovers that she waslying about the crime. So when the same woman calls him back about an intruder, he simply marvels at her compulsion to lie. This time, though, she is telling the truth. Her body is found in her home and Hamish must sort through all of her lies to

Dec 19, 2014
Darned if you do by Ferris, Monica.

Darned if you do

"The USA Today bestselling Needlecraft Mysteries have shown that when it comes to murder, Betsy Devonshire, owner of the Crewel World needlework shop, doesn't mess around. But when a local hoarder is murdered, she'll need all her wits to dig a new friendout of a heap of trouble... After a tree falls on Tom Riordan's house, landing him in the hospital, the police discover a mountain of junk piled high in his home. Locals in Excelsior, Minnesota--including Betsy and her Crewel World Monday Bunch--

Dec 19, 2014
Corpse with the silver tongue by Ace, Cathy

Corpse with the silver tongue

Dec 19, 2014
Corpse with the golden nose by Ace, Cathy

Corpse with the golden nose

Dec 19, 2014
The cat, the devil, the last escape - a novel by Murphy, Shirley Rousseau.

The cat, the devil, the last escape - a novel

"A ghost cat, the Devil, a deceitful criminal, a father framed for murder, and a vulnerable young girl combine in this magical tale from the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of the Joe Grey feline mysteries, Shirley Rousseau Murphy, and her husband Pat J.J. Murphy. The Devil has been up to no good. Brad Falon, one of Satan's longtime puppets, orchestrated a deadly robbery and set up his old friend Morgan Blake to take the fall. Now, Morgan has been sentenced to life in prison, and hi

Dec 19, 2014
Zen attitude by Massey, Sujata.

Zen attitude

"Life in modern Tokyo is a blast for Rei Shimura, a young Japanese-American woman who enjoys busy days as an antiques dealer and steamy nights with a devoted new boyfriend. But things come to a standstill when Rei overpays ofr a rare old chest of drawers for a wealthy client, the owner of a famous Zen temple in Kamakura. The exquisite tansu turns out to be a fake: the worst deal Rei has ever made. When the temple family turns on Rei--and the con man who sold the tansu is murdered--she realizes s

Dec 19, 2014
A noble radiance by Leon, Donna.

A noble radiance

An unassuming uninhabited farmhouse in the Italian countryside delivers up its gruesome secret when its overgrown grounds are cleared for the first time in decades. What is left of the decomposing body is of little help to the urgently summoned Brunetti...until a distinctively valuable signet ring, found nearby, links the mangled remains to a kidnapped scion of Venetian aristocracy.

Dec 18, 2014
Kill 'em with cayenne - a spice shop mystery by Oust, Gail, 1943-

Kill 'em with cayenne - a spice shop mystery

"Spices are flying off the shelves of Spice It Up!, and Piper Prescott couldn't be happier. It's that time of year again--time for the annual Brandywine Creek Barbecue Festival. Soon contestants and BBQ aficionados from all over the Southeast will converge on the town. Many of Brandywine Creek's citizens plan to participate in the week-long festivities and are busily concocting savory rubs and sassy sauces. Among the locals vying for the grand prize are Becca Dapkins and Maybelle Humphries.

Dec 18, 2014