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The nightingale before Christmas - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna.

The nightingale before Christmas - a Meg Langslow mystery

"As the holidays draw near in Caerphilly, Mother volunteers to take part in a big Christmas-themed decorator show house--each room of a temporarily untenanted house is decorated to the hilt by a different decorator for the public to tour. Of course, Mother insists that Meg pitch in with the organization, and she finds herself surrounded by flamboyant personalities with massive egos clashing and feeling their professional reputations are at stake. Then the rooms start to be sabotaged, and an unfo

Nov 16, 2014
Chaucer and the Vintry Ward death by Gooden, Philip, author.

Chaucer and the Vintry Ward death

Before Geoffrey Chaucer became a poet and diplomat, he was a junior member of one of the royal households. In 1359 he is about to embark for France and the wars. But first he returns to see his mother and father in London's Vintry Ward, though not before stopping off at a brothel and a travern in Southwark. At home, Geoffrey finds his father dangerously ill and the sinister Nicholas Lombard in charge of the family wine-importing business. When Lombard is killed in apparently impossible circumsta

Nov 16, 2014
A noble radiance by Leon, Donna.

A noble radiance

Nov 17, 2014
Scandal in the secret city by Fanning, Diane, author.

Scandal in the secret city

Nov 19, 2014
In the rosary garden by White, Nicola.

In the rosary garden

Nov 19, 2014
Carom shot by Partridge, J. J. (John J.)

Carom shot

Nov 19, 2014
Aunt Dimity's good deed by Atherton, Nancy.

Aunt Dimity's good deed

Nancy Atherton's growing number of fans will certainly be delighted by Aunt Dimity's latest appearance in the honey-colored English cottage she bequeathed to her "niece," Lori Shepherd. Thanks to Aunt Dimity, Lori's life has taken on fairy-tale proportions: she's financially set for life and happily married--or so she thinks. When Lori's plans for a second honeymoon to England with her workaholic husband fall through, she begrudgingly takes along her father-in-law--who promptly disappears, leavi

Nov 19, 2014
The art whisperer - an Alix London mystery by Elkins, Charlotte, author.

The art whisperer - an Alix London mystery

When art conservator Alix London spots a forgery, she knows trouble will follow. So she's understandably apprehensive when her connoisseur's eye spots something off about a multimillion-dollar Jackson Pollock painting at Palm Springs's Brethwaite Museum--her current employer. Alix is already under fire, the object of a vicious online smear campaign. Now the Brethwaite's despicable senior curator, obsessed with the "maximization of monetized eyeballs," angrily refuses to decommission the celebrat

Nov 19, 2014
The silent speaker by Stout, Rex, 1886-1975.

The silent speaker

When a powerful government official scheduled to speak to a group of millionaires turns up dead, the business world clamors for a solution, and Nero Wolfe takes the case.

Nov 19, 2014
Fade away - a Myron Bolitar novel by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Fade away - a Myron Bolitar novel

Myron Bolitar, after having his goal to play for the NBA stopped by an injury, becomes involved in the underbelly of the 90s sports world when he searches for a missing basketball star.

Nov 19, 2014
Kiss - a novel of the 87th Precinct by McBain, Ed, 1926-2005.

Kiss - a novel of the 87th Precinct

A successful businessman hires an out-of-town bodyguard to protect his wife. Several near-fatal accidents send her into the arms of police detective Steve Caralla and his partner Meyer.

Nov 19, 2014
The Neruda case by Ampuero, Roberto, 1953-

The Neruda case

Nov 19, 2014
Over my dead body by Stout, Rex, 1886-1975.

Over my dead body

Nero Wolfe refuses to accept a case concerning a girl accused of stealing diamonds, until he learns she claims to be his daughter.

Nov 19, 2014
Straight pool - [an Algy Temple mystery] by Partridge, J. J. (John J.)

Straight pool - [an Algy Temple mystery]

"The charred body of a native american in the ashes of Haversham Golf Club, Westerly's swank new country club, is the impetus for a mystery far removed from Carter University's latest skirmish with Providence's mendacious Mayor Sonny Russo. But in Rhode Island, anything can get connected. When persuaded to aid the hapless Club Secretary accused of negligence and self dealing in the aftermath of the fire, Algy Temple finds himself confronting his family's involvement in the harsh reality of Rhode

Nov 19, 2014
Spouses & Other Crimes by Coburn, Andrew/ Ollerman, Rick (FRW)

Spouses & Other Crimes

Nov 20, 2014
Wish You Were Here by Brown, Rita Mae/ Sneaky Pie Brown/ Wray, Wendy (ILT)

Wish You Were Here

Nov 20, 2014
The Grimswell curse / The Grimswell Curse by Siciliano, Sam, 1947- author.

The Grimswell curse / The Grimswell Curse

Summoned by Lord Digby to learn why his fiance´e has suddenly broken off their engagement, Sherlock Holmes visits the Digby ancestral home, where local superstitions have been revived by sightings of mysterious figures on the moor.

Nov 20, 2014
A virtuous death by Trent, Christine, author.

A virtuous death

"Queen Victoria, still mourning her long-dead husband Prince Albert, has found solace in John Brown, an enigmatic palace servant who dabbles in the occult and keeps the grieving queen entertained with his tarot card readings. Undertaker Violet Harper is invited to attend one of Mr. Brown's infamous readings, during which he implies that Buckingham Palace will soon be shrouded in death's dark veil. Well acquainted with death, Violet shrugs him off as a charlatan--until his sinister divinations be

Nov 22, 2014
Wish you were here by Brown, Rita Mae.

Wish you were here

Feline sleuth Mrs. Murphy and her cohort Tee Tucker, a Welsh corgi, do what they can to help their human friend, postmistress Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, investigate when she makes a connection between the mail and a series of murders in Crozet, Virginia.

Nov 22, 2014
White Ginger by Robinson, Thatcher, 1952-

White Ginger

Armed with Buddhist philosophy and wicked knife skills, Bai Jiang works at being a better person by following her conscience, while struggling with what she likes to think of as "aggressive assertiveness."

Nov 22, 2014