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The good son by McLean, Russel D.

The good son

There is something rotten behind the apparent sucide of Daniel Robertson and it's about to come bursting into the life of J. McNee, a Scottish private investigator with a near-crushing level of personal baggage. James Robertson, a local farmer, finds his estranged brother's corpse hanging from a tree. The police claim suicide. But McNee is about to uncover the disturbing truth behind the death. With a pair of vicious London thugs on the move in the Scottish countryside, it's only a matter of tim

Jul 29, 2014
The Good, The Bad, And The Emus - A Meg Langslow Mystery by Andrews, Donna, author.

The Good, The Bad, And The Emus - A Meg Langslow Mystery

"Life will never be the same for Meg after family secrets are revealed, introducing a whole new layer of intrigue in Donna Andrews's beloved series. Meg's long-lost paternal grandfather, Dr. Blake, has hired Stanley Denton to find her grandmother Cordelia. Dr. Blake was reunited with his family when he saw Meg's picture--she's a dead ringer for Cordelia--and now Stanley has found a trail to his long-lost love in a small town less than an hour's drive away. He convinces Meg to come with him to me

Jul 29, 2014
The iron sickle by Limón, Martin, 1948-

The iron sickle

Jul 29, 2014
The Keeper by Delaney, Luke

The Keeper

Jul 29, 2014
The Lazarus Curse by Harris, Tessa

The Lazarus Curse

Jul 24, 2014
The Lazarus curse by Harris, Tessa, author.

The Lazarus curse

In 1780s London, Dr. Thomas Silkstone investigates the mysterious disappearance of the sole survivor of an ill-fated scientific expedition, which is linked to a potion that has the power to raise the dead, drawing him into a dark world of vengeance, murder and the trafficking of corpses for profit.

Jul 29, 2014
The long way home - a Chief Inspector Gamache novel by Penny, Louise.

The long way home - a Chief Inspector Gamache novel

Enjoying a peaceful retirement, former Quebec homicide detective Armand Gamache reluctantly agrees to help a neighbor search for her missing estranged husband and teams up with two former colleagues on a search that reveals the workings of a damaged mind.

Jul 29, 2014
The low road by Scott, A.D.

The low road

Jul 29, 2014
The Minotaur's Head - An Inspector Mock Investigation by Krajewski, Marek/ Stok, Danusia (TRN)

The Minotaur's Head - An Inspector Mock Investigation

Jul 29, 2014
The Monogram Murders - The New Hercule Poirot Mystery by Hannah, Sophie/ Christie, Agatha (CRT)

The Monogram Murders - The New Hercule Poirot Mystery

Jul 29, 2014
The night searchers by Muller, Marcia.

The night searchers

When she is hired to investigate devil worshippers performing human sacrifices in San Francisco, private detective Sharon McCone discovers what her clients are really up to and goes undercover to find the truth.

Jul 26, 2014
The opening night murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The opening night murder

The triumphant return of King Charles II in 1660 is occasion for much celebration in London. His thirst for entertainment creates opportunities for everyone from tavern keepers to brothel owners to actors. Suzanne Thornton sees an opportunity to reopen a theater and stage the classics, secures financing from an old lover, assembles a troupe, and restores the venue-- none other than the historic Globe Theater. When a dead body lands on the stage during the opening night performance, it's good for

Jul 29, 2014
The opening night murder by Rutherford, Anne.

The opening night murder

Hoping for a fresh start on the eve of the Restoration Period in 1660 England, Suzanne Thornton reopens the Globe Theater only to find the murdered body of a patron on opening night, a situation that makes Suzanne the target of a killer.

Jul 24, 2014
The paramour's daughter - a Maggie MacGowen mystery by Hornsby, Wendy.

The paramour's daughter - a Maggie MacGowen mystery

Filmmaker Maggie MacGowen discovers that she was adopted and that her birth mother has left her relatives in France and a tangled inheritance.

Jul 29, 2014
The quiet woman by Faherty, Terence.

The quiet woman

Jul 29, 2014
The rest is silence - a Billy Boyle World War II mystery by Benn, James R.

The rest is silence - a Billy Boyle World War II mystery

Jul 29, 2014
The scent of death by Rowlands, Betty, author.

The scent of death

Lance Rainbird isn't one for social chit-chat, so when he fails to turn up for the evening programme of music after dinner at Justin Freeman's annual musical weekend at Dallington Manor Hotel, it invites remark but no real concern. It's a lovely evening, perhaps he stepped out for some air. But the truth of the matter is rather more serious: Lance is found in the lake, drowned. Constable Sukey Reynolds and her colleague Detective Sergeant Vicky Armstrong are part of the police investigation, a

Jul 29, 2014
The Scottish play murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The Scottish play murder

When charming Scotsman Diarmid Ramsay asks to play the titular role in Macbeth, he sets off a flurry of excitement among The New Globe Players. Rehearsals begin, but then rumors about Ramsay arise, implicating him in the death of a sailor found behind the Goat and Boar. Is the man a murderer, possibly involved in a plot against the newly restored king? When another murder connected to Ramsay occurs, Suzanne has no choice but to use her wits and her wiles to determine the truth.

Jul 29, 2014
The Scottish play murder by Rutherford, Anne.

The Scottish play murder

Jul 24, 2014
The sea-grape tree - a novel by Royes, Gillian, 1947-

The sea-grape tree - a novel

"In the third book of The Shad Series, locals and visitors get caught up in a complicated love triangle while class divisions complicate Shadrack Myers' goal to gain status in Largo Bay, creating a perfect storm of problems for the Jamaican village's intrepid bartender to solve"--

Jul 29, 2014