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The pot thief who studied Ptolemy - a pot thief mystery by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Ptolemy - a pot thief mystery

Pot thief Hubie Schuze is back, and this time his larceny is for a good cause. He wants to recover sacred relics lifted from San Roque, a mysterious pueblo that is closed to outsiders. Usually Hubie finds his pottery a few feet underground-but these artifacts are one hundred fifty feet above the New Mexico soil, on the top floor of the Rio Grande Lofts. Hubie will need all his deductive skills to craft the perfect plan-which is thwarted when he encounters the beautiful Stella. And then he is arr

Jul 27, 2016
The pot thief who studied Pythagoras by Orenduff, J. Michael (Jess Michael), 1944-

The pot thief who studied Pythagoras

Hubie Schuze must solve the case of a $25,000 pot theft-or he could be in deep trouble A dealer of ancient Native American pottery, Hubert Schuze has spent years combing the public lands of New Mexico, digging for artwork that would otherwise remain buried. According to the US government, Hubie is a thief-but no act of Congress could stop him from doing what he loves. For decades, Hubie has worn the title of pot thief proudly. Outright burglary, though, is another story. But an offer of $25,000

Jul 21, 2016
The second death - a mystery of ancient Ireland by Tremayne, Peter, author.

The second death - a mystery of ancient Ireland

"Ireland, A.D. 671. It is the beginning of the summer season and the Kingdom of Muman is preparing to celebrate the Great Fair of Cashel. It is an extravagant nine days of contests, food, and endless entertainment. Circumstances have led Fidelma and Eadulf far and wide across the kingdom, and they have been absent from the Great Fair for many years. But, for once they haven't been called away from Cashel, and are eager to enjoy the festivities - that is, until the last wagon in a group traveling

Jul 27, 2016
The Secrets of Wishtide by Saunders, Kate

The Secrets of Wishtide

Jul 27, 2016
The shattered tree by Todd, Charles, author.

The shattered tree

"From New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd comes another captivating mystery featuring WWI battlefield nurse Bess Crawford"--

Jul 27, 2016
The St. Lucia Island Club by Monahan, Brent

The St. Lucia Island Club

Jul 23, 2016
The white mirror by Hart, Elsa, author.

The white mirror

"In the follow-up to Elsa Hart's critically acclaimed debut, Jade Dragon Mountain, Li Du, an imperial librarian and former exile in 18th century China, is now an independent traveler. He is journeying with a trade caravan bound for Lhasa when a detour brings them to a valley hidden between mountain passes. On the icy planks of a wooden bridge, a monk sits in contemplation. Closer inspection reveals that the monk is dead, apparently of a self-inflicted wound. His robes are rent, revealing a stran

Jul 27, 2016
The woman in cabin 10 by Ware, Ruth, author.

The woman in cabin 10

"From New York Times bestselling author of the "twisty-mystery" (Vulture) novel In a Dark, Dark Wood, comes The Woman in Cabin 10, an equally suspenseful and haunting novel from Ruth Ware--this time, set at sea. In this tightly wound, enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie's works, Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and

Jul 27, 2016
The women of the Souk - a Mamur Zapt mystery by Pearce, Michael, 1933- author.

The women of the Souk - a Mamur Zapt mystery

Cairo, Egypt, 1913. When schoolgirl Marie Kewfik is kidnapped, snatched away as she strolled through the bustling bazaars of the Souk, the Khedive insists that the Mamur Zapt, Head of the Secret Police, takes charge of the negotiations for her safe return. The Kewfiks are one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in Egypt but, as the Mamur Zapt discovers, not everyone thinks it's worth the trouble to secure the release of a mere girl. He also learns that there is more to Marie's kidnappin

Jul 27, 2016
Thirty-five and a half conspiracies- Rose Gardner mystery by Swank, Denise Grover

Thirty-five and a half conspiracies- Rose Gardner mystery

Jul 27, 2016
Thirty-four and a half predicaments- Rose Gardner mystery by Swank, Denise Grover

Thirty-four and a half predicaments- Rose Gardner mystery

Jul 27, 2016
Thirty-one and a half regrets- Rose gardner mystery by Swank, Denise Grover

Thirty-one and a half regrets- Rose gardner mystery

Jul 27, 2016
Thirty-three and a half shenanigans- Rose Gardner mystery by Swank, Denise Grover

Thirty-three and a half shenanigans- Rose Gardner mystery

Jul 27, 2016
Thirty-two and a half complications by Swank, Denise Grover

Thirty-two and a half complications

Jul 27, 2016
Threefold death by Dillon, E. R, author.

Threefold death

Jul 27, 2016
Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd - a Flavia de Luce novel by Bradley, C. Alan, 1938- author.

Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd - a Flavia de Luce novel

"From a bucolic English town in the countryside with a quirky cast and a surprisingly lethal underbelly, the beloved amateur detective Flavia de Luce returns in a dazzling mystery from bestselling author Alan Bradley"--

Jul 27, 2016
Tomb of the golden bird by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-2013.

Tomb of the golden bird

In New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Peters's eagerly anticipated Amelia Peabody adventure, the Emerson clan is a hairsbreadth away from unearthing the legendary site they've been searching for. But a sinister plot and a dark family secret stand in the way of their ultimate ambition and threaten to change things forever. Convinced that the tomb of the little-known king Tutankhamon lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings, Egyptologist Radcliffe Emerson and his wife, Amelia Peabody, se

Jul 24, 2016
Treason in the secret city - a Libby Clark mystery by Fanning, Diane.

Treason in the secret city - a Libby Clark mystery

"30th May, 1944. Libby Clark is roused from sleep by a colleague in distress. Marvin's cousin Frannie has been charged with treason, and he hopes that Libby can find a way to help prove her innocence. Libby, a chemist at a secret World War II facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, agrees to help her friend and pursue the truth. Libby's investigations soon uncover treachery. But the evil at Oak Ridge seems to run deeper, and in Libby's determination to uncover the truth, she not only finds herself up

Jul 27, 2016
Wedding Bel blues by McConnon, Maggie, author.

Wedding Bel blues

Jul 24, 2016
Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery by Moose, Ruth, author.

Wedding bell blues - a Dixie Dew mystery

"Beth McKenzie, owner of the Dixie Dew Bed and Breakfast, is enjoying an exciting affair with her new love, Scott. Meanwhile, the town of Littleboro, North Carolina is abuzz with gossip about Crazy Reba's upcoming nuptials. Most brides go crazy at some point, but Littleboro's resident homeless lady has had a head start: she's beloved, indulged, and most of all, eccentric. But at almost 60 or thereabouts her marriage seems a little peculiar. Sure, she's sporting a diamond big enough to choke a ho

Jul 23, 2016