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Kansas troubles by Fowler, Earlene.

Kansas troubles

After a whirlwind marriage to police chief Gabe Ortiz, quilter and amateur sleuth Benni Harper joins her husband on a trip to his Kansas hometown, only to become caught up in the investigation into the murder of quilter, aspiring country singer, and former Amish wife Tyler Brown.

May 22, 2015
Distant blood by Abbott, Jeff.

Distant blood

Thanks to a newfound connection with his natural father, librarian Jordan Poteet is suddenly a member of a rich Texas dynasty. But a series of poison-pen letters warns him to stay away from the Goertz family reunion on a Gulf Coast island.

May 22, 2015
When the song of the angels is stilled by Croyle, A. S.

When the song of the angels is stilled

"It is Spring, 1874, and twenty-year-old Sherlock Holmes is a lonely, mopey, friendless Oxford student. He attends classes and spends countless solitary hours conducting chemical experiments, reading, and playing his violin. Suddenly, his life changes because of a serendipitous moment on campus. While walking on the grounds of the university and practicing fencing moves with his foil, he encounters Victor Trevor and his sweetheart, Poppy Stamford, younger sister of the man who will one day intro

May 22, 2015
And sometimes I wonder about you by Mosley, Walter, author.

And sometimes I wonder about you

Investigating the murder of a client he initially refused to help, Leonid navigates difficult personal elements in his own life while uncovering dark secrets about the victim's old-money family and its missing heiress.

May 22, 2015
Anatomy of evil by Thomas, Will, 1958-

Anatomy of evil

"Cyrus Barker is undoubtedly England's premiere private enquiry agent. With the help of his assistant Thomas Llewelyn, he's developed an enviable reputation for discreetly solving some of the toughest, most consequential cases in recent history. But one evening in 1888, Robert Anderson, the head of Scotland Yard's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), appears at Barker's office with an offer. A series of murders in the Whitechapel area of London are turning the city upside down, with tremendo

May 22, 2015
Death at Dovecote Hatch by Cannell, Dorothy, author.

Death at Dovecote Hatch

November, 1932. Still reeling from the recent murder at Mullings, country estate of the wealthy Stodmarsh family, the peaceful little village of Dovecote Hatch is about to be rocked by news of another violent death. When mild-mannered Kenneth Tenneson is found dead from a fall down the stairs at his home, the coroner's inquest announces a verdict of accidental death. Florence Norris, however -the quietly observant housekeeper at Mullings - suspects there may be more to it than that. Florence's s

May 22, 2015
Elimination by Gorman, Edward, author.

Elimination

May 22, 2015
Thin crust killers by Cavender, Chris.

Thin crust killers

When the local bank is held up, one of its security guards is murdered during the robbery. Things get even more complicated when the note from the robber is discovered to have been written on a brand new menu from A Slice of Delight. Eleanor and Maddy must dig up the truth before it comes back to haunt them!

May 22, 2015
Sinking suspicions by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, 1952-

Sinking suspicions

"In her effort to restore balance to her neighbor's life, Sadie unravels much more than a murder"--

May 22, 2015
Quarry by Collins, Max Allan

Quarry

May 22, 2015
Ashes to Ashes by Duffy, Margaret

Ashes to Ashes

May 22, 2015
After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel by Castillo, Linda

After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel

May 22, 2015
Under the Channel by Pétel, Gilles, author.

Under the Channel

When the body of a Scotsman turns up on board a Channel Tunnel train at the Gare du Nord, Parisian detective Roland Desfeuilleres finds himself in charge of a murder investigation. This inter-city tale of changing identities is no ordinary crime novel.

May 22, 2015
Hoodoo by Miller, Susan Cummins, 1949-

Hoodoo

"After an environmental lawyer, a copper mining executive, and an ethnobotanist are killed, geologist Frankie MacFarlane becomes a suspect. Frankie must decipher interlocking puzzles to clear her name and to find the killer in a mystery that involves theconflict between mining and land values in the Southwest"--Provided by publisher.

May 22, 2015
Murder with a twist by Kiely, Tracy.

Murder with a twist

"Nic and Nigel Martini are visiting New York to attend a cousin's birthday gala, but when the birthday girl's gold-digging cad of a husband goes missing, the social event of the season may turn into a story for the scandal sheets. Nigel's condescending aunt begs Nic to find sleazy Leo, despite the fact that it would be better for everyone if he just stayed lost. Trailing a married bachelor with a penchant for trouble can be downright deadly. Assisted by Nigel and their bull mastiff, Nic must tan

May 22, 2015
Reykjavik nights by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961- author.

Reykjavik nights

"A prequel to the Inspector Erlendur series profiles Erlendur as a young, budding detective who is introduced to Reykjavik's dark underworld while investigating the death of a homeless man."--

May 22, 2015
Bite the biscuit by Johnston, Linda O.

Bite the biscuit

Veterinary technician Carrie Kennersly has become known for offering healthy dog treats at the clinic where she works. So when the owner of the local bakery moves away, Carrie jumps at the chance to buy the business and convert half of it into the Barkery, a shop where she can make and sell her canine delights.

May 22, 2015
Windswept by Ryan, Patricia, author.

Windswept

When her fiance is delayed in London, Emily Harrington sets off on their long-awaited vacation to the exclusive Caribbean resort of Island Bluffs on her own. Fearing boredom, she is pleasantly surprised to discover that this romantic resort is filled with fascinating people: Roger Stirhew, a foremost travel writer, whose pernicious wit and words prove deadly; his disillusioned wife Jessica; Marietta St. John, an ageing society columnist; Nora, her devoted companion; Jon Peterson, an eager young

May 22, 2015
The black ice by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.

The black ice

L.A.P.D. detective Harry Bosch investigates the mysterious death of a narcotics officer who was reportedly selling a new drug called black ice.

May 22, 2015
The body in the library - a Miss Marple mystery by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.

The body in the library - a Miss Marple mystery

When Colonel and Mrs. Bantry find the corpse of a beautiful girl in their library, they rely upon their good friend Miss Marple to solve the crime.

May 22, 2015