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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

Aug 15, 2014
The Scent of Death by Taylor, Andrew

The Scent of Death

Aug 20, 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.

Aug 20, 2014
The second deadly sin by Larsson, Åsa, 1966- author.

The second deadly sin

When a bear hunt culminates in the discovery of a brutally murdered woman in a northern Swedish village, Rebecka Martinsson delves into the victim's tragic family history, only to be blocked from the case by an arrogant prosecutor.

Aug 20, 2014
The secret of the gondola by Brown, David Alan, 1942-

The secret of the gondola

Aug 20, 2014
The Secret of the Gondola by Brown, David Allan

The Secret of the Gondola

Aug 18, 2014
The Skeleton Takes a Bow by Perry, Leigh

The Skeleton Takes a Bow

Aug 20, 2014
The Twelfth Night murder by Rutherford, Anne, 1956-

The Twelfth Night murder

"As The New Globe Players bring laughter to audiences with their production of Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night, Suzanne Thornton must bring justice to the tragic victim of a brutal murder. When the body of a young boy-murdered, mutilated, and clothed in women's attire-is found under London Bridge, Constable Pepper believes him to be a member of The New Globe Players, one of the actors who specialize in women's parts. He is not, but Suzanne, summoned to make an identification, does recognize

Aug 20, 2014
The Wedding Soup Murder by Genova, Rosie

The Wedding Soup Murder

Aug 20, 2014
The White Magic Five and Dime - a Tarot mystery by Hockensmith, Steve, author.

The White Magic Five and Dime - a Tarot mystery

Much to Alanis McLachlan's surprise, her estranged con-woman mother has left her an inheritance: The White Magic Five & Dime, a shop in tiny Berdache, Arizona. Reluctantly traveling to Berdache to claim her new property, Alanis decides to stay and pick up her mother's tarot business in an attempt to find out how she died. With help from a hunky cop and her mother's live-in teenage apprentice, Alanis begins faking her way through tarot readings in order to win the confidence of her mother's clie

Aug 15, 2014
The White Sea by Johnston, Paul

The White Sea

Aug 20, 2014
The Wolfe Widow by Abbott, Victoria

The Wolfe Widow

Aug 20, 2014
Those who feel nothing by Guttridge, Peter, author.

Those who feel nothing

While investigating a scandal involving the director of the Royal Pavilion, Sarah Gilchrist and Bellamy Heap discover looted Cambodian antiquities in the tunnels beneath the Pavilion, along with a recently buried corpse.

Aug 20, 2014
To die fur by Lyle, Dixie, author.

To die fur

Aug 20, 2014
To Fudge or Not to Fudge by Coco, Nancy

To Fudge or Not to Fudge

Aug 20, 2014
To kill a matzo ball - a deadly deli mystery by Rosen, Delia.

To kill a matzo ball - a deadly deli mystery

When martial arts teacher Ken Chan is murdered right before her eyes, ex-Manhattanite and Jewish deli owner Gwen Katz gets some help from an eccentric new-age entrepreneur to discover if a local hate-group is responsible for the crime.

Aug 16, 2014
Tomorrow's vengeance by Talley, Marcia Dutton, 1943- author.

Tomorrow's vengeance

While at Calvert Colony, a life care community centre in Maryland, and at lunch with her friend, retired mystery author and amateur painter L.K. "Naddie"' Bromley and her neighbour Sophia Milanesi, who survived the closing years of the Second World War in a convent in Italy, Hannah meets Filomena Buccho, a personable young Argentine server. Her brother, Raniero, also works at the Colony as chef. But when Masud Abaza and his wife, Safa, move into the community and Masud is found murdered, his hea

Aug 20, 2014
Traitor's storm by Trow, M. J., author.

Traitor's storm

"May, 1588. With Elizabeth Is court rocked by stories of an imminent invasion and one of his key undercover agents missing, Sir Francis Walsingham despatches Kit Marlowe to the Isle of Wight off the south coast: the first line of defence against the approaching Spanish Armada." - Amazon

Aug 20, 2014
Unnatural Murder - a Josie Corsino Mystery by Dial, Connie, 1944-

Unnatural Murder - a Josie Corsino Mystery

Aug 20, 2014
Vengeance is mine - a Red River mystery by Wortham, Reavis Z., author.

Vengeance is mine - a Red River mystery

In October of 1967, the Summer of Love is history, rock and roll is dark and revolutionary, and people in the small east Texas community of Center Springs simply want to live their lives as quietly as possible. But a handsome darkness in the form of Las Vegas gangster Anthony Agrioli has left the business to hide out in their tiny backwater settlement with his blond bombshell girlfriend. Two years earlier, Agrioli met newlyweds Cody and Norma Faye Parker in a Vegas casino and heard their enthusi

Aug 20, 2014