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Skies of ash by Hall, Rachel Howzell.

Skies of ash

"Los Angeles homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton and her partner, Colin Taggert, arrive at the scene of a tragic house fire. Juliet Chatman perished in the blaze, along with her two children. Left behind is grieving husband and father Christopher Chatman, hospitalized after trying to rescue his family. Chatman is devastated that he couldn't save them. Unless, of course, he's the one who killed them."--

May 23, 2015
Slow burn - an Andy Hayes mystery by Welsh-Huggins, Andrew.

Slow burn - an Andy Hayes mystery

Almost two years have passed since Aaron Custer supposedly set a fire at a house in Columbus that killed three college students, including the young woman with whom he had argued just hours before. Prosecutors had an ironclad case against Custer, a convicted firebug whose fingerprints were found on the lighter that started the blaze and who quickly pleaded guilty to avoid the death penalty. Private investigator and fallen Ohio State football star Andy Hayes is skeptical when Custer’s grandmother

May 23, 2015
Some like it witchy by Blake, Heather, author.

Some like it witchy

"Wishcrafter Darcy Merriweather can charm desires into reality, but as the national bestselling Wishcraft mysteries continue, she won't be able to magically avoid trouble when death holds an open house...The Enchanted Village is abuzz when the old Tavistock house finally goes up for sale. Darcy's friend Curecrafter Cherise Goodwin is hoping she will have the winning bid on the home, but Darcy can't shake the feeling that something bad is about to happen--and her magical instincts are usually rig

May 23, 2015
Someone Always Knows by Muller, Marcia

Someone Always Knows

May 23, 2015
Speaking in bones - a novel by Reichs, Kathy.

Speaking in bones - a novel

May 23, 2015
Stone cold dead - an Ellie Stone mystery by Ziskin, James W., 1960-

Stone cold dead - an Ellie Stone mystery

"December 21, 1960, the shortest day of the year: Fifteen-year-old Darleen Hicks slips away from her school bus as it idles in the junior-high parking lot, waiting to depart. Moments later the bus rumbles away without her, and she is never seen again. New Year's Eve 1960: The small upstate town of New Holland, New York, is in the grips of a severe cold snap, when Ellie Stone receives a late-night caller--Irene Metzger, the grieving mother of Darleen Hicks. She tells Ellie that the local police w

May 23, 2015
Taken for dead by Masterton, Graham, author.

Taken for dead

It is a sunny Saturday in county Cork, and an Irish wedding is in full swing. Drunk uncles are toasting the bride. The Ceilidh band have played for hours. No one could predict that the cutting of the cake would bring this wedding to a horrifying end. The severed head of Micky Crounan, local baker, is grinning gruesomely up from the bottom tier of his own cake. Katie Maguire, of the Irish Garda, is baffled - until another local businessman goes missing in horrific circumstances. Soon Katie is on

May 23, 2015
Taking pity by Mark, David John, 1977-

Taking pity

"The fourth novel in the DS McAvoy series"--

May 23, 2015
Thanksgiving angels - a Mercy Allcutt mystery by Duncan, Alice, 1945-

Thanksgiving angels - a Mercy Allcutt mystery

May 23, 2015
The American café by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

The American café

When Sadie Walela decided to pursue her childhood dream of owning a restaurant, she had no idea that murder would be on the menu. In this second book in the Sadie Walela series, our Indian Country heroine follows in the footsteps of her great-aunt Vera and discovers life as an entrepreneur is not easy. On her first day she is threatened by Pearl Mobley, the town's resident crazy woman and then Goldie Ray--the former owner of the American Cafe ;--turns up dead and Pearl confesses to the crime bef

May 23, 2015
The best American mystery stories of the century by

The best American mystery stories of the century

A collection of the best in mystery writing includes contributions by O. Henry, Dashiell Hammett, Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, Ellery Queen, James Thurber, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Sara Paretsky, John Steinbeck, and Mickey Spillane.

May 23, 2015
The Black Ice by Connelly, Michael

The Black Ice

May 20, 2015
The black ice by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.

The black ice

L.A.P.D. detective Harry Bosch investigates the mysterious death of a narcotics officer who was reportedly selling a new drug called black ice.

May 23, 2015
The body in the birches - a Faith Fairchild mystery by Page, Katherine Hall, author.

The body in the birches - a Faith Fairchild mystery

At home on Sanpere Island, Maine, caterer and amateur sleuth Faith Fairchild discovers that real estate can be murder. After the Fourth of July celebrations are over, Faith discovers a body in the woods near The Birches, an early twentieth-century "cottage."

May 23, 2015
The body in the library - a Miss Marple mystery by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.

The body in the library - a Miss Marple mystery

When Colonel and Mrs. Bantry find the corpse of a beautiful girl in their library, they rely upon their good friend Miss Marple to solve the crime.

May 20, 2015
The body in the library - a Miss Marple mystery by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.

The body in the library - a Miss Marple mystery

When Colonel and Mrs. Bantry find the corpse of a beautiful girl in their library, they rely upon their good friend Miss Marple to solve the crime.

May 23, 2015
The burglar who counted the spoons by Block, Lawrence, author.

The burglar who counted the spoons

Burglar Bernie Rodenbarr and his lesbian sidekick Carolyn Kaiser break into houses, apartments and even a museum, in a madcap adventure replete with American Colonial silver, an F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscript, a priceless portrait, a remarkable array of buttons -- and a murder that needs to be solved.

May 23, 2015
The cabinet of curiosities by Preston, Douglas J.

The cabinet of curiosities

May 23, 2015
The Case of the Dotty Dowager by Ace, Cathy

The Case of the Dotty Dowager

May 23, 2015
The case of the Sin City sister by Hinton, J. Lynne

The case of the Sin City sister

"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 suspicious -- and possibly deadly -- is afoot. Challenged to put her newfound gifts as a PI to the test, Sister E

May 23, 2015