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Two Bronze Pennies by Nickson, Chris

Two Bronze Pennies

Jul 3, 2015
The suspicion at Sanditon - or the disappearance of Lady Denham by Bebris, Carrie.

The suspicion at Sanditon - or the disappearance of Lady Denham

"Suspicion at Sanditon, a new adventure in Carrie Bebris's award-winning Mr. & Mrs. Darcy Mystery series, takes Fitzwilliam and Elizabeth Darcy to Sanditon, the setting of Jane Austen's final work. There, accompanied by their friend Miss Charlotte Heywood, they encounter an array of eccentric villagers and visitors. Among Sanditon's most prominent residents: Lady Denham, a childless, twice-widowed dowager with a fortune to bequeath and a flight of distant relations circling for a place in her wi

Jul 3, 2015
The Wild Inside - a novel of suspense by Carbo, Christine, author.

The Wild Inside - a novel of suspense

Jul 3, 2015
Tyrant of the mind by Royal, Priscilla.

Tyrant of the mind

A nun and a monk defy death and dishonor at her family's Welsh fortress ... In the winter of 1271, Death stalks the corridors of Wynethorpe Castle on the Welsh border. When the Grim Reaper touches the beloved grandson of the castle lord, Baron Adam sends for his daughter, Prioress Eleanor of Tyndal, and her sub-infirmarian, Sister Anne, to save the child with prayers and healing talents. Escorting them to the remote fortress is Brother Thomas, an unwilling monk fighting his private demons. Death

Jul 3, 2015
Bodice of evidence by Parra, Nancy J., author.

Bodice of evidence

"Pepper's new wedding proposal planning business, Perfect Proposals, seems like a perfect fit. If only shopping for her sister Felicity's bridal gown could be so simple. After a long day of lace, tulle, and tears, Pepper, Felicity, and their mother pull it together to try one last bridal boutique. Maybe they'll be surprised. And indeed they are--when they enter a deserted shop and soon discover the owner of the boutique slain in the alley out back. Distressed by their proximity to the crime, Pep

Jul 2, 2015
Bubba done it by Toussaint, Maggie.

Bubba done it

"Baxley Powell's pet-sitting and landscaping businesses take a back seat to her success as a police consultant, where her dreamwalking talent for talking to the dead helps solve murders. Baxley is riding with the sheriff when the 911 call comes in - a stabbing in a swanky neighborhood. She's stunned to see a knife in the victim's chest at the crime scene. With his last breath, the bank president whispers, "Bubba done it." Unfortunately, Sinclair County, Georgia, is chock full of Bubbas, four of

Jul 2, 2015
Bushel full of murder by Shelton, Paige.

Bushel full of murder

"This summer, Becca is looking forward to selling her delicious jams and preserves, but things are changing fast at the farmers' market. A fleet of food trucks has arrived for a two week visit, peddling cupcakes, tacos, chicken wings, and more--including a gourmet hot dog truck operated by Becca's own cousin, Peyton. Tensions between truck operators and market vendors over their required licenses reach a crescendo when the town's business manager is murdered. With Peyton already under suspicion

Jul 2, 2015
A fatal chapter by Barrett, Lorna, author.

A fatal chapter

Haunted by Pete Renquist's puzzling last words to her, Tricia Miles begins to consider who had a motive to kill her friend and president of the Stoneham Historical Society. Did Pete take his flirting too far, only to have a jealous husband teach him a lesson? Or did he discover something in the town's historical records that his killer wanted kept secret? Tricia is determined to get to the bottom of things before someone else becomes history.

Jul 2, 2015
Truffled to death by Aarons, Kathy, author.

Truffled to death

Jul 2, 2015
Death of a gossip by Beaton, M. C.

Death of a gossip

Lady Jane Winters, society widow and gossip, is found dead at an angling school in Scotland. Who wouldn't want her shrills silenced? Local policeman, Hamish Macbeth is suspicious. With the inspiring aid of Priscilla Halburton-Smythe, Hamish pursues the case.

Jul 2, 2015
Corrupted memory - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962-

Corrupted memory - a Tucker mystery

Jul 2, 2015
Collared for murder by Knox, Annie, author.

Collared for murder

"The Midwestern Cat Fanciers' Organization is bringing its annual weeklong retreat to Merryville, Minnesota. While that's perfect for Izzy's business, it unleashes headaches for everyone else. The event has lots of workshops on the care and breeding of cats, and it culminates in a cat show with a fabulous prize--a platinum collar dangle worth some big bucks. Cattiness, of course, ensues. But the claws really come out after the prize disappears, and the wealthy director, Phillip Denford, is done

Jul 2, 2015
The darkness rolling by Blevins, Winfred, author.

The darkness rolling

"Upon his return from World War II, Seaman Yazzie Goldman realizes that not much has changed at his family's trading post in Monument Valley--and yet everything is different ... [Yazzie's mother] Nizhoni is thrilled that Yazzie has returned to help bring the trading post back to prosperity. Excitement comes from the nearby filming of a John Ford movie starring Henry Fonda. Director Ford enlists the tall, strong, half-Navajo and half-Jewish Yazzie to serve as a translator, and as a bodyguard for

Jul 2, 2015
Death of a chocolate cheater - a food festival mystery by Pike, Penny, author.

Death of a chocolate cheater - a food festival mystery

"At this year's chocolate festival, Darcy and her Aunt Abby hope to win the $10,000 prize in the chocolate contest with Aunt Abby's taste sensation: the chocolate raspberry whoopee pie. A little friendly competition from Darcy's sometime-beau Jake Miller, who plans to enter with his chocolate cream puff delight, only sweetens the deal. But things get sticky when one of the judges, Polly Montgomery, is taken out of commission--permanently. The suspects include every contestant with reason to beli

Jul 2, 2015
Blood foam - a Lewis Cole mystery by DuBois, Brendan.

Blood foam - a Lewis Cole mystery

Lewis Cole-retired Department of Defense analyst and magazine columnist-returns to his fire-damaged home on Tyler Beach with two things on his mind: to recover from a bullet wound and to repair his nearly two hundred-year-old home before a hurricane scours his house. But just when his work has begun, former lover and journalist Paula Quinn comes to him with an urgent request. Her fiance´, attorney Mark Spencer, has gone missing. Lewis Cole is Paula's last hope to find her missing fiance´, but on

Jul 2, 2015
Privy to the dead by Connolly, Sheila.

Privy to the dead

When a construction worker who found a curious metal object while excavating an old privy in the museum's basement is murdered, Nell Pratt, president of the Pennsylvania Antiquarian Society, must unearth a mystery with ties to the past and the present to stop a killer.

Jul 2, 2015
Ripped from the pages by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Ripped from the pages

"Excited to explore the secrets of wine country, Brooklyn attends an excavation of the caves hidden deep under her parents' commune--and the findings are explosive. A room is unearthed, and it contains a treasure trove of artwork, rare books, a chest of jewelry--and a perfectly mummified body. A closer examination of the murdered man's possessions reveals a valuable first edition of Jules Verne's A Journey to the Center of the Earth. Hidden in the book is a secret map that unveils an even greate

Jul 2, 2015
Ashes to ashes by Duffy, Margaret, author.

Ashes to ashes

Patrick Gillard's father seeks his help when disturbing claims are made about a recent cremation. Currently on leave, Patrick Gillard is considering whether to carry on his hazardous job as 'adviser' to the National Crime Agency when his father, the local rector, asks for his help. A local woman, Mrs Anne Peters, has paid him a visit, convinced that the wrong body was cremated at her late husband's recent funeral. Patrick promises to investigate with the help of his wife and partner in crime, In

Jul 2, 2015
An ice cold grave by Harris, Charlaine.

An ice cold grave

Heading for Doraville, North Carolina, to investigate the disappearance of a young boy, Harper Connelly and her brother Tolliver are stunned to discover that he is one of several teens who had vanished over the previous five years, but when she uses her talent to communicate with the dead to find the missing boy, she discovers that her knowledge has placed her in the sights of a killer.

Jul 2, 2015
The governor's wife by Harvey, Michael T., author.

The governor's wife

Receiving a lucrative anonymous offer to track down an escaped criminal, private investigator Michael Kelly unwinds the past of the fugitive's wife, who harbors deeply complicated and dangerous reasons for standing by her husband.

Jul 2, 2015