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Desert rage - a Lena Jones Mystery by Webb, Betty, author.

Desert rage - a Lena Jones Mystery

Nov 26, 2014
The chocolate clown corpse - a chocoholic mystery by Carl, JoAnna.

The chocolate clown corpse - a chocoholic mystery

"Revenge is sweet for a killer on the loose-and it all started with the murder of Warner Pier's most hated clown.... Everyone who knew the bozo wanted him dead. Odd, then, that a complete stranger was accused of bursting Moe Davidson's balloons. But it's been a month since the miserable shop owner of Clowning Around was killed, and everybody's moving on, including Lee Woodyard. Her chocolate shop, TenHuis Chocolade, is next door to Moe's shuttered tourist trap, and it's giving her delicious idea

Nov 26, 2014
The burning room - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.

The burning room - a novel

In the LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit, not many murder victims die almost a decade after the crime. So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet nine years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but all other evidence is virtually nonexistent.

Nov 26, 2014
The burglar on the prowl by Block, Lawrence.

The burglar on the prowl

Antiquarian book dealer and fashionable thief Bernie Rhodenbarr once again indulges his appetite for breaking and entering in his never-ending quest for fun and profit.

Nov 26, 2014
The adventure of the plated spoon and other tales of Sherlock Holmes by Estleman, Loren D., author.

The adventure of the plated spoon and other tales of Sherlock Holmes

Nov 26, 2014
The fatal equilibrium by Jevons, Marshall.

The fatal equilibrium

Nov 26, 2014
A deadly indifference by Jevons, Marshall, author.

A deadly indifference

Nov 26, 2014
Bed of nails by Varenne, Antonin, 1973-

Bed of nails

"When John Nichols arrives to identify the body of an old friend, he is immediately caught up in the detritus of Alan Musgrave's life, the side of Paris the tourists don't see, where everyone has a past but very few count on a future. But what can he expect from a man who bled to death in his own excruciating S&M stage show? Now there's a maverick police lieutenant on the prowl who thinks that Musgrave's suicide was murder. Gue´rin might not look like much, but he's one of the few honest office

Nov 26, 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

Nov 26, 2014
The Grimswell curse by Siciliano, Sam, 1947- author.

The Grimswell curse

Nov 26, 2014
Chorus lines, caviar, and corpses by McHugh, Mary, author.

Chorus lines, caviar, and corpses

"There's no pussy-footing around murder. It's never too late to kick up your heels. Just ask Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini--aka the Happy Hoofers. After posting a video of their tap-dancing routine on the Internet, the leggy ladies find themselves booked to perform on a Russian river cruise up the Volga from Moscow to St. Petersburg. But when murder cuts in, the five fabulous friends find it's not so easy to tap their troubles away. A crew member has been killed, and a passenger is mi

Nov 26, 2014
Black karma - a White Ginger novel by Robinson, Thatcher, 1952-

Black karma - a White Ginger novel

"Bai Jiang--San Francisco's best-known souxun ("people finder")--is hired to track down the mysterious Daniel Chen. Police inspector Kelly suspects Chen of being involved in a botched drug heist that resulted in the death of an officer. Bai has her own suspicions. She thinks the police just want to see Chen dead. Her investigation leads Bai into deadly intrigue as she finds herself caught between international intelligence agencies and merchants of war, who deal in death, drugs, and high-jacked

Nov 26, 2014
Cattle Kate - a novel by Bommersbach, Jana.

Cattle Kate - a novel

Cattle Kate is the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. History called it 'range land justice' when she was strung up in Wyoming Territory on July 20, 1889, tarring her as a dirty thief and a filthy whore. But history was wrong. It was all a lie. Her real name was Ella Watson. She wasn't a rustler. She wasn't a whore. And she'd never been called Cattle Kate until she was dead and they needed an excuse. She was really a 29-year-old immigrant homesteader, lynched with her husband by her ri

Nov 26, 2014
For his name's sake by Viguié, Debbie.

For his name's sake

Nov 26, 2014
Knot guilty by Hechtman, Betty, 1947- author.

Knot guilty

Nov 26, 2014
The Green Mill murder - a Phryne Fisher mystery by Greenwood, Kerry.

The Green Mill murder - a Phryne Fisher mystery

Wealthy Australian flapper Phryne Fisher uncovers a wealth of family secrets when she agrees to search for Charles Freeman, her date at a Melbourne club who disappeared just after the murder of a man on the dance floor, and his brother Victor, a World War I veteran who has become something of a hermit since returning home.

Nov 26, 2014
The Cinderella murder - an under suspicion novel by Clark, Mary Higgins.

The Cinderella murder - an under suspicion novel

"Television producer Laurie Moran is delighted when the pilot for her reality drama, Under Suspicion, is a success. Even more, the program--a cold case series that revisits unsolved crimes by recreating them with those affected--is off to a fantastic start when it helps solve an infamous murder in the very first episode. Now Laurie has the ideal case to feature in the next episode of Under Suspicion: the Cinderella Murder. When Susan Dempsey, a beautiful and multi-talented UCLA student, was foun

Nov 26, 2014
Heart trouble - a Callahan Garrity mystery by Trocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-

Heart trouble - a Callahan Garrity mystery

Atlanta takes time out from its pre-Olympic frenzy to obsess about the murder case of Whitney Dobbs. A boozy socialite, Whitney earned the wrath of the city when she killed a little girl in a hit-and-run. When Whitney is shot while doing her community service, Callahan is suspicious about the victim's ex-husband. Callahan gets help from her House Mouse cleaning team to track down one mean, mad killer.

Nov 26, 2014
Crash course - a Truman Kicklighter mystery by Trocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-, author.

Crash course - a Truman Kicklighter mystery

A used car salesman sells a Florida waitress a lemon and before she can return it, the car is stolen as part of an insurance scam. Eventually she finds the car with the salesman inside, dead. So begins a comic mystery featuring reporter Jeff Cantrell. By the author of Heart Trouble.

Nov 26, 2014
Bloody politics by Sefton, Maggie.

Bloody politics

"The jogger's throat was cut, leaving a pool of blood on the pedestrian path. Molly Malone could tell by the neon yellow running shoe dangling off the end of the stretcher that the body belonged to her friend Natasha Jorgenson. A junior congressional staffer, Natasha was on her way to meet with Molly to hand over important research on an international banking bill. Natasha was the third person who knew about the research to die. Molly fears she won't be the last. As she and her colleagues are ta

Nov 26, 2014