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The Stone Wife by Lovesey, Peter

The Stone Wife

Jul 30, 2014
The Sun is God by McKinty, Adrian.

The Sun is God

"Colonial New Guinea-1906: a small group of mostly German nudists live an extreme back-to-nature existence on the remote island of Kabakon. Eating only coconuts and bananas, they purport to worship the sun. One of their members-Max Lutzow-has recently died, allegedly from malaria. But an autopsy on his body in the nearby capital of Herbertsh

Jul 30, 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

Jul 30, 2014
The vanishing thief by Parker, Kate, 1949-

The vanishing thief

"Georgia Fenchurch appears to be an unassuming antiquarian bookseller in Victorian London, but the life she leads is as exciting as any adventure novel. For Georgia is a member of the Archivist Society, a secret association of private investigators led by the mysterious Sir Broderick. When a frantic woman comes to Georgia claiming that her neighbor, Nicholas Drake, has been abducted by the notorious Duke of Blackford, Georgia and the Archivist Society agree to take the case. But Drake is no inno

Jul 30, 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

Jul 30, 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.

Jul 30, 2014
Tomorrow's Vengeance by Talley, Marcia

Tomorrow's Vengeance

Jul 30, 2014
Traitor's Storm by Trow, M. J.

Traitor's Storm

Jul 30, 2014
Treachery in Bordeaux by Alaux, Jean-Pierre, 1955-

Treachery in Bordeaux

"Immerse yourself in French countryside and gourmet attitude with two amateur sleuths gumshoeing around Bordeaux wine country. In modern-day Bordeaux, there are few wine estates still within the city limits. The prestigious grand cru Moniales Haut-Brion is one of them. When some barrels turn, world-renowned winemaker turned gentleman detective Benjamin Cooker starts asking questions. Is it negligence or sabotage? Who would want to target this esteemed vintner? Cooker and his assistant Virgile La

Jul 30, 2014
Uniform justice by Leon, Donna, author.

Uniform justice

A young cadet in Venice's elite military academy has been found hanged, a presumed suicide. Commissario Guido Brunetti is given the case but has difficulty working with a community more concerned with the reputation of the school than the truth. As Brunetti pursues the case he is faced with a wall of silence from everyone involved, including the boy's father. Brunetti is left to wonder if the military protecting its own or has he uncovered a conspiracy far more sinister than that of a single dea

Jul 25, 2014
Verdict of the court by Harrison, Cora, author.

Verdict of the court

While at a feast at the castle of Bunratty in Thomond, the Brehon of Thomond is mysteriously found dead and the castle comes under siege, and Mara must figure out whether the murder and attack are connected.

Jul 30, 2014
Voodoo Ridge by Freed, David, 1954-

Voodoo Ridge

"It's 1956. A plane bearing a mysterious cargo takes off from a small airport outside Los Angeles and disappears into a raging storm. Nearly 60 years later, while flying over California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, retired military assassin-turned-civilian flight instructor and would-be Buddhist Cordell Logan catches a glint of sunlight on metal and spots what appears to be aircraft wreckage. His life will never be the same. Logan and his beautiful ex-wife, Savannah, plan a reconciliation in posh

Jul 25, 2014
Weirdo by Unsworth, Cathi, author.

Weirdo

Jul 30, 2014
Well Read, Then Dead by Moran, Terrie Farley

Well Read, Then Dead

Jul 30, 2014
What strange creatures - a novel by Arsenault, Emily.

What strange creatures - a novel

"After her brother is arrested for murder, Theresa's quiet life is turned upside down as she immerses herself in a world of political and legal scandal, white-collar crimes and controversial convictions in order to prove his innocence in the next gripping literary mystery by critically acclaimed author Emily Arsenault"--

Jul 30, 2014
Whose body? by Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957.

Whose body?

Jul 30, 2014
Windigo Island - a novel by Krueger, William Kent.

Windigo Island - a novel

When the body of a missing Ojibwa girl washes up on a Lake Superior island, rekindling Native American superstitions about mythical monsters, Cork O'Connor struggles to obtain information from reluctant witnesses to a brutal sex-trafficking operation.

Jul 30, 2014
Wouldn't it be deadly - an Dliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins mystery by Ireland, D. E.

Wouldn't it be deadly - an Dliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins mystery

"Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins make an incomparable pair of sleuths in the start of a delightful new series Following her successful appearance at an Embassy Ball--where Eliza Doolittle won Professor Henry Higgins' bet that he could pass off a Cockney flower girl as a duchess--Eliza becomes an assistant to his chief rival Emil Nepommuck. After Nepommuck publicly takes credit for transforming Eliza into a lady, an enraged Higgins submits proof to a London newspaper that Nepommuck is a fraud.

Jul 30, 2014