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The hippopotamus pool by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-2013, author.

The hippopotamus pool

Oct 20, 2014
Hard time - a V.I. Warshawski novel by Paretsky, Sara.

Hard time - a V.I. Warshawski novel

V.I. Warshawski takes on the entertainment industry when a fateful Good Samaritan act on behalf of a woman lying injured in the street plunges the plucky PI into a case involving dastardly deeds committed by the world's largest provider of security and prison services.

Oct 20, 2014
Free fire by Box, C. J.

Free fire

Having recently lost his job as a Wyoming game warden, Joe Pickett is recruited by the devious governor Rulon to oversee a murder investigation involving a confessed killer and overlapping jurisdictions that enabled the man's release.

Oct 20, 2014
Fade away by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Fade away

Oct 20, 2014
Dying for chocolate by Davidson, Diane Mott.

Dying for chocolate

Fleeing an abusive ex, caterer Goldy Bear moves herself, her son, and her business to the Aspen Meadow Country Club area, where she becomes enmeshed in a murder mystery involving a handsome local shrink

Oct 20, 2014
Divided in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Divided in death

When one of his trusted employees, with whom he had been working on a secret government project, becomes the prime suspect in a double homicide, Irish billionaire Roarke enlists the assistance of Lieutenant Eve Dallas to uncover the truth.

Oct 20, 2014
Wink of an eye - a mystery by Chandler-Willis, Lynn, 1960-

Wink of an eye - a mystery

"On the run from a double-cross, Las Vegas private investigator Gypsy Moran shows up unexpectedly at his sister Rhonda's house in Wink, Texas. She introduces Gypsy to one of her former students, 12-year-old Tatum McCallen, who is in need of Gypsy's services. Tatum wants to hire Gypsy to investigate his father Ryce's alleged suicide. His dad was a deputy with the Sheriff's department and was found hanged in their backyard. Tatum believes his father was murdered after he went inquiring after the d

Oct 19, 2014
Sister Eve, private eye by Hinton, J. Lynne.

Sister Eve, private eye

"Sister Eve always says God moves in mysterious ways. And Eve adores a good mystery, especially a murder. A member of the Benedictine Order in Pecos, New Mexico, Sister Evangeline has been feeling disconnected and a bit uncertain about her calling. She'snot thrilled when she must return home to Madrid, New Mexico, to care for her testy, ailing father, but she's also invigorated to take on some new challenges. Retired Police Captain Jackson Divine is in trouble. "The Captain" is a Private Eye spe

Oct 19, 2014
Sherlock Holmes - gods of war by Lovegrove, James.

Sherlock Holmes - gods of war

"1913. The clouds of war are gathering. The world's great empires vie for supremacy. Europe is in turmoil, a powder keg awaiting a spark. A body is discovered on the shore below Beachy Head, just a mile from Sherlock Holmes's retirement cottage. The local police are satisfied that it's a suicide. The victim, a young man, recently suffered a disappointment in love, and Beachy Head is notorious as a place where the desperate and depressed leap to their deaths. Holmes, however, suspects murder. As

Oct 19, 2014
17 stone angels by Cohen, Stuart, 1958- author.

17 stone angels

In Buenos Aires, a corrupt cop is assigned to investigate a murder he committedCommissioner Miguel Fortunato is nearing retirement after a long, dishonest career. Six months ago he was ordered to kidnap foreigner Robert Waterbury for reasons left unclear. The kidnapping turned to murder. Now the Americans are sending their own investigator, and Fortunato is assigned to support her.Fortunato is quickly drawn into the dazzling world of his victim, a failed novelist who came to Buenos Aires despara

Oct 19, 2014
And grant you peace - a Joe Burgess mystery by Flora, Kate, 1949-

And grant you peace - a Joe Burgess mystery

"A boy rapping on his car window summons Portland police detective Joe Burgess to a fire at a nearby mosque, where he finds a screaming woman and her baby locked in a closet. The baby dies. The very young mother survives, but suffers from traumatic muteness. She has no ID and no one has reported her missing. Autopsy shows the gravely ill baby would have needed surgery to survive. Burgess suspects someone was trying to keep mother and baby away from hospitals that might have asked questions. As B

Oct 19, 2014
Soul of the fire by Pattison, Eliot.

Soul of the fire

"When Shan Tao Yun and his old friend Lokesh are abruptly dragged away by Public Security, he is convinced that their secret, often illegal, support of struggling Tibetans has brought their final ruin. But his fear turns to confusion as he discovers he has been chosen to fill a vacancy on a special international commission investigating Tibetan suicides. Soon he finds that his predecessor was murdered, and when a monk sets himself on fire in front of the commissioners he realizes that the Commis

Oct 19, 2014
Bones never lie - a novel by Reichs, Kathy.

Bones never lie - a novel

"Unexpectedly called in to the Charlotte PD's Cold Case Unit, Dr. Temperance Brennan wonders why she's been asked to meet with a homicide cop who's a long way from his own jurisdiction. The shocking answer: Two child murders, separated by thousands of miles, have one thing in common--the killer. Years ago, Anique Pomerleau kidnapped and murdered a string of girls in Canada, then narrowly eluded capture. It was a devastating defeat for her pursuers, Brennan and police detective Andrew Ryan. Now,

Oct 19, 2014
Land of Careful Shadows by Chazin, Suzanne

Land of Careful Shadows

Oct 19, 2014
Introducing Agatha Raisin by Beaton, M. C.

Introducing Agatha Raisin

Presents the first two books in M.C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin series, "The Quiche of Death", in which Agatha leaves her successful London firm to settle in the quiet village of Carsely, where she investigates the death of a local baking contest judge; and "The Vicious Vet", where Agatha convinces her neighbor to help her find the person responsible for killing the local vet.

Oct 19, 2014
The murder of Harriet Krohn by Fossum, Karin, 1954-

The murder of Harriet Krohn

"Available for the first time in English, the seventh entry in the beloved Inspector Sejer series from Norway's Queen of Crime, Karin Fossum. On a wet, gray night in early November, Charlo Torp, a former gambler who's only recently kicked the habit, makes his way through the slush to Harriet Krohn's apartment, flowers in hand. Certain that paying off his debt is the only path to starting a new life and winning his daughter's forgiveness, Charlo plans to rob the wealthy old woman's antique silver

Oct 19, 2014
The mystery of the invisible hand - a Henry Spearman mystery by Jevons, Marshall, author.

The mystery of the invisible hand - a Henry Spearman mystery

"Henry Spearman, the balding economics professor with a knack for solving crimes, returns in The Mystery of the Invisible Hand--a clever whodunit of campus intrigue, stolen art, and murder. Having just won the Nobel Prize, Spearman accepts an invitation to lecture at Monte Vista University. He arrives in the wake of a puzzling art heist with plans to teach a course on art and economics--only to be faced with the alleged suicide of womanizing artist-in-residence Tristan Wheeler. When it becomes c

Oct 19, 2014
Rose Gold - an Easy Rawlins mystery by Mosley, Walter, author.

Rose Gold - an Easy Rawlins mystery

When a boxer-turned-revolutionary kidnaps the daughter of a weapons manufacturer and threatens to publicly execute her in exchange for a lucrative ransom, Easy Rawlins is tapped by the LAPD to make a difficult border crossing to navigate an ensuing standoff.

Oct 19, 2014
Want You Dead by James, Peter

Want You Dead

Oct 19, 2014
Terminated - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962-

Terminated - a Tucker mystery

After his software engineer wife is murdered, Tucker is determined to find the killers and accepts a job as a consultant at his old company, discovering that the suspects are sabotaging the company's critical computer project.

Oct 19, 2014