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For Whom the Bluebell Tolls by Allen, Beverly

For Whom the Bluebell Tolls

Dec 17, 2014
Five by Poznanski, Ursula, 1968-

Five

Every corpse is a clue. A woman is found murdered in a field. Tattooed on her feet is a strange combination of numbers and letters. Detective Beatrice Kaspary quickly identifies these as map co-ordinates, which lead the police to a 'treasure box' containing several severed body parts -- and a note from the killer with a series of cryptic clues to the identity of the next victim. So begins a desperate scavenger hunt in which Beatrice herself becomes a pawn in the killer's game of cat and mouse, a

Dec 17, 2014
Five - a novel by Poznanski, Ursula, 1968-

Five - a novel

"A woman's corpse is discovered in a meadow. A strange combination of letters and numbers has been tattooed on the soles of her feet. Detective inspector Beatrice Kaspary from the local murder squad quickly identifies the digits as map coordinates. Theselead to a series of gruesome discoveries as she and her colleague Florin Wenninger embark on a bloody trail - a modern-day scavenger hunt using GPS navigation devices to locate hidden caches. The "owner" of these unofficial, unpublished geocaches

Dec 12, 2014
Farewell to freedom by Blæel, Sara.

Farewell to freedom

Copenhagen's Detective Louise Rick investigates the grisly murder of a young woman and the discovery of an abandoned baby and uncovers ties to human trafficking.

Dec 17, 2014
Family plot - another John Pickett mystery by South, Sheri Cobb.

Family plot - another John Pickett mystery

Dec 16, 2014
Family plot - another John Pickett mystery by South, Sheri Cobb.

Family plot - another John Pickett mystery

Dec 17, 2014
Every crooked nanny by Trocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-, author.

Every crooked nanny

"After ten years of cleaning up Atlanta's streets, former cop Callahan Garrity trades in her badge for a broom and buys herself a housekeeping business. She's on the job when her clients discover that their pretty nineteen-year-old Mormon nanny has disappeared...along with jewelry, silver, and a few rather sensitive real estate documents. Soon Callahan is involved with a job messier than any she's ever encountered while wearing an apron. Illicit love triangles, crooked business deals, long-dista

Dec 17, 2014
Even the Wicked by Block, Lawrence

Even the Wicked

Dec 16, 2014
Even the wicked - a Matthew Scudder novel by Block, Lawrence.

Even the wicked - a Matthew Scudder novel

NYC ex-cop Matthew Scudder searches for a frighteningly efficient, vigilante serial killer who announces his specific murderous intentions to the media before carrying through on his threats.

Dec 17, 2014
Enter Pale Death by Cleverly, Barbara.

Enter Pale Death

"One morning before dawn at her regal country estate, Lady Lavinia Truelove is crushed to death by a horse. Classified as "death by misadventure," this appears a gruesome accident, but Scotland Yard Detective Joe Sandilands suspects foul play--a misgiving he is struggling to separate from his personal grievances toward Sir James Truelove, who is Lady Lavinia's widower and the influential academic patron of Dorcas Joliffe, whom Joe one day hopes to marry. As Joe's investigation yields surprising

Dec 17, 2014
Dreamless by Brekke, Jørgen, 1968-

Dreamless

"A promising young singer is found dead in a clearing in a forest, gruesomely murdered--her larynx cut out, and an antique music box placed carefully atop her body, playing a mysterious lullaby that sounds familiar, but that no one can quite place. ChiefInspector Odd Singsaker, of the Trondheim Police Department, still recovering from brain surgery, is called in to investigate. Singsaker, now married to Felicia Stone, the American detective he met while tracking down a serial killer, fears the w

Dec 17, 2014
Disclosures by James, Bill, 1929- author.

Disclosures

When a local villain, with a past entwined with a London copper, is being targeted by a gunman, Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur and Assistant Chief Constable Desmond Iles take the case to protect him.

Dec 17, 2014
Die I will not - a John Chase mystery by Rizzolo, S. K., author.

Die I will not - a John Chase mystery

London, 1813. Unhappy wife and young mother Penelope Wolfe fears scandal for her family and worse. A Tory newspaper editor has been stabbed while writing a reply to the latest round of letters penned by "Collatinus." Twenty years before, her father, the radical Eustace Sandford, also wrote as Collatinus before he fled London just ahead of accusations of treason and murder--a mysterious beauty closely connected to Sandford and known only as N.D. had been brutally slain. Now the seditious new Coll

Dec 17, 2014
Deeper than the grave - a Tai Randolph mystery by Whittle, Tina, author.

Deeper than the grave - a Tai Randolph mystery

It's taken almost a year, but Tai Randolph has her new life together. She's running a semi-successful Atlanta gun shop catering to Civil War reenactors. Her lover, the sexy if security-obsessed Trey Seaver, is sorting out his challenges. There's not a single corpse on her horizon, and her previously haphazard existence is finally stable, secure ... and unsurprising. Then a tornado blows by a Kennesaw Mountain cemetery, scattering the skeletal remains of a Confederate hero. Assisting the bones re

Dec 17, 2014
Deeds of Darkness - A Homefront Detective Mystery by Marston, Edward

Deeds of Darkness - A Homefront Detective Mystery

Dec 17, 2014
Death with all the trimmings by Burdette, Lucy, author.

Death with all the trimmings

Dec 16, 2014
Death with all the trimmings by Burdette, Lucy, author.

Death with all the trimmings

Hayley has been assigned to interview Edel Waugh, chef-owner of Key West's hottest new restaurant. But off the record, Edel reveals that someone's been sabotaging her kitchen and she asks Hayley to investigate. Things heat up fast when the resaurant is set on fire-and a body is discovered in the carred wreckage. Is someone out to destroy the chef's business-or actually kill her? Amid Christmastime and holiday festivites like the lighted-boat parade and visiting relatives who stir up mixed emotio

Dec 17, 2014
Death of a liar by Beaton, M. C.

Death of a liar

"Sergeant Hamish Macbeth is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small village of Cronish in the Scottish Highlands. She has been brutally attacked and the criminal is on the loose. But upon further investigation, Hamish discovers that she waslying about the crime. So when the same woman calls him back about an intruder, he simply marvels at her compulsion to lie. This time, though, she is telling the truth. Her body is found in her home and Hamish must sort through all of her lies to

Dec 17, 2014
Death comes to London by Lloyd, Catherine, 1963- author.

Death comes to London

When the Countess of Broughton is poisoned during the height of the London social season, Anna Harrington, the daughter of the rector of Kurland St Mary, is accused and her sister recruits an old friend, Major Robert Kurland, to find the real killer.

Dec 17, 2014
Death and the Cyprian Society by Christie, Pamela

Death and the Cyprian Society

Dec 17, 2014