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Richebourg affair by Michael, Richard

Richebourg affair

Apr 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2015
Kansas troubles by Fowler, Earlene.

Kansas troubles

After a whirlwind marriage to police chief Gabe Ortiz, quilter and amateur sleuth Benni Harper joins her husband on a trip to his Kansas hometown, only to become caught up in a murder investigation.

Apr 19, 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 19, 2015
Unidentified Woman Number 15 - A McKenzie Novel by Housewright, David

Unidentified Woman Number 15 - A McKenzie Novel

Apr 19, 2015
Time of Death by Billingham, Mark

Time of Death

Apr 19, 2015
Superfluous Women - A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery by Dunn, Carola

Superfluous Women - A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery

Apr 19, 2015
A fatal chapter by Barrett, Lorna.

A fatal chapter

Apr 19, 2015
Slayed on the slopes by Dyer-Seeley, Kate.

Slayed on the slopes

After talking her way into a job writing for Portland's Northwest Extreme magazine, Meg Reed may now really be in over her head. Actually, about 8,000 feet over her head. . .

Apr 19, 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 19, 2015
Pattern of betrayal by Fox, Mae, author.

Pattern of betrayal

"Murder checks in. When Julie Ellis traded her high-stress life as an antiquities bounty hunter in the big city for the slower pace of Missouri wine country, she expected to find peace and tranquility among the beautiful rolling hills--not murder and mayhem. As the new innkeeper of the Quilt Haus Inn, Julie breathes a sigh of relief when preparations for their first quilting murder mystery weekend are finally complete. The props are set, the scripts are ready, and each guest has a role to play.

Apr 19, 2015
The masque of a murderer by Calkins, Susanna, author.

The masque of a murderer

"Lucy Campion, formerly a ladies' maid in the local magistrate's household, has now found gainful employment as a printer's apprentice. On a freezing winter afternoon in 1667, she accompanies the magistrate's daughter, Sarah, to the home of a severely injured Quaker man to record his dying words, a common practice in 17th century England. The man, having been trampled by a horse and cart the night before, only has a few hours left to live. Lucy scribbles down the Quaker man's last utterances, bu

Apr 19, 2015
Fallout by Thomas, Paul, 1951-

Fallout

Tito Ihaka, the unkempt, overweight Maori cop, was demoted to Sergeant due to insubordination and pigheadedness. He investigates the unsolved killing of a seventeen-year-old girl at an election night party in a ritzy villa near Auckland. Ihaka is also embroiled in a very personal mystery. A freelance journalist has stumbled across information that Ihaka's father, Jimmy, a trade union firebrand and renegade Marxist, didn't die of natural causes. The stories weave themselves into an exciting clima

Apr 19, 2015
Aunt Dimity and the Summer King by Atherton, Nancy, author.

Aunt Dimity and the Summer King

Overseeing her baby, a family wedding and her own approaching 40th birthday celebration amid rumors that a developer has unwanted plans for Finch village, Lori bonds with a warmhearted inventor only to discover his true intentions.

Apr 19, 2015
An anecdotal death - a Harry Brock mystery by Roby, Kinley E., author.

An anecdotal death - a Harry Brock mystery

Apr 19, 2015
All the wrong places by Lieberman, Lisa.

All the wrong places

"Seventeen-year-old Cara Walden arrives in 1950s London with her half-brother Gray, a blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter and closeted homosexual. Gray has looked after Cara ever since her mother, glamorous actress Vivien Grant, was found drowned in the pool at their estate. As Cara embarks on a film shoot in Sicily and begins a love affair with a temperamental actor, she cannot help pondering the mystery surrounding her mother's death, but the questions she asks soon put Cara's own life in dange

Apr 19, 2015
The case of the Sin City sister by Hinton, J. Lynne.

The case of the Sin City sister

"When Eve's biological sister goes missing, the nun heads to Las Vegas to track her down before it's too late. Years ago, Eve heard God's call to become a nun, but her recent stint moonlighting at her father's detective agency invigorates her so much that she's wrestling with her vocation. She's working with him on a case involving a miner in New Mexico when alarming news develops: her sister Dorisanne is missing. The authorities won't act without evidence of a crime, but Eve knows something sus

Apr 19, 2015
Bubba done it by Toussaint, Maggie.

Bubba done it

"Baxley Powell's pet-sitting and landscaping businesses take a back seat to her success as a police consultant, where her dreamwalking talent for talking to the dead helps solve murders. Baxley is riding with the sheriff when the 911 call comes in - a stabbing in a swanky neighborhood. She's stunned to see a knife in the victim's chest at the crime scene. With his last breath, the bank president whispers, "Bubba done it." Unfortunately, Sinclair County, Georgia, is chock full of Bubbas, four of

Apr 19, 2015
Blood Foam - A Lewis Cole Mystery by Dubois, Brendan

Blood Foam - A Lewis Cole Mystery

Apr 19, 2015