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The big nowhere by Ellroy, James, 1948-

The big nowhere

Set in Los Angeles in the 1950s as the Red scare blazes, three men--an unheeded deputy, an opportunistic D.A.'s assistant, and a high-rolling pimp--become immersed in a nightmarish reality

Mar 29, 2015
Body in the Belfry by Page, Katherine Hall

Body in the Belfry

Mar 29, 2015
Ties That Blind by Klein, Zachary

Ties That Blind

Mar 29, 2015
The Mourning Bells by Trent, Christine

The Mourning Bells

Mar 29, 2015
Killing Frost - Deets Shanahan's Final Case by Tierney, Ron

Killing Frost - Deets Shanahan's Final Case

Mar 29, 2015
A Finely Knit Murder - A Seaside Knitters Mystery by Goldenbaum, Sally

A Finely Knit Murder - A Seaside Knitters Mystery

Mar 29, 2015
Deadly Desire at Honeychurch Hall - A Honeychurch Hall Mystery by Dennison, Hannah

Deadly Desire at Honeychurch Hall - A Honeychurch Hall Mystery

Mar 29, 2015
Camille by Lemaitre, Pierre

Camille

Mar 29, 2015
The Blue and the Grey by Trow, M. J.

The Blue and the Grey

Mar 29, 2015
Antiques Swap by Allan, Barbara

Antiques Swap

Mar 29, 2015
The burning gates by Bilal, Parker, 1960- author.

The burning gates

In Cairo, private investigator Makana is called into the office of his new client, a powerful art dealer known as Kasabian. Kasabian wants him to track down a famous painting that went missing from Baghdad during the US invasion. All the dealer can tell Makana is that the piece was smuggled into Egypt by an Iraqi war criminal who doesn't want to be found. The world of art is a far cry from the shady streets and alleyways of the Cairo that Makana knows, but he soon finds out that this side of the

Mar 26, 2015
As Gouda as dead by Aames, Avery, author.

As Gouda as dead

Providence, Ohio is celebrating Valentine's Day with a week full of events. While her cheese shop sells heart-shaped cheeses, Charlotte Bessette is set to walk down the aisle, but a beloved bar owner is discovered murdered on her fiance's farm, causing the couple to reconsider the timing of the wedding.

Mar 26, 2015
Cry uncle by McLean, Russel D., author.

Cry uncle

"Working undercover on behalf of the police, McNee’s mission is to get close to aging gangster David Burns and uncover his secrets. In his role as Burns’ new right hand man, he’s expected to follow orders and get his hands dirty. But how far can he go before he crosses the line? With the murder of Burns’ nephew – supposedly under McNee’s protection at the time – the tension ratchets up to breaking point, and McNee finds himself in the midst of a vicious turf war. His cover at risk of being blown

Mar 26, 2015
Satan's Lullaby - a medieval mystery by Royal, Priscilla.

Satan's Lullaby - a medieval mystery

It is the autumn of 1278. The harvest is in. The air is crisp. Dusty summer breathes a sigh before the dark seasons arrive. For Prioress Eleanor, dark times arrive early in Norfolk. Abbess Isabeau, the head of her order, has sent Father Etienne Davoir from its headquarters in France to inspect all aspects of Tyndall Priory from its morals to its roofs. Surely the Abbess would not have chosen her own brother for this rare and thorough investigation unless the cause was serious and she had reasons

Mar 26, 2015
Kittens can kill by Simon, Clea, author.

Kittens can kill

"The dead don't keep pets. So when animal behaviorist expert Pru Marlowe gets a call about a kitten, she doesn't expect to find the cuddly creature playing beside the cooling body of prominent Beauville lawyer David Canaday. Heart attack? His three adult daughters angrily blame drug interactions, feline allergies--and each other. And begin to feud over their father, his considerable estate, and that cute ball of fluff. While the cause of death is pending, each sister has an axe to grind--with ar

Mar 26, 2015
The moonlit door by Lake, Deryn, author.

The moonlit door

A new puzzle for the Reverend Nick Lawrence . . . It is May in the sleepy village of Lakehurst, Sussex, and Nick Lawrence has organised a Medieval Fair, complete with maypole dancing, archers and Mr Grimm's men, a group of Morris dancers. The fair is enjoyed by all and a great success, but once the village green is deserted a horrific event takes place that shocks the whole village. A young orphan, Billy, is shot through the heart with an arrow and his body covered with the ribbons from the mayp

Mar 26, 2015
Played by the book by Arlington, Lucy.

Played by the book

The owner of the Novel Idea Literary Agency is thrilled when former local boy and popular television show host Damian York returns to Inspiration Valley, North Carolina, to launch his new gardening book.

Mar 26, 2015
Town in a sweet pickle by Haywood, B. B., author.

Town in a sweet pickle

"In the quiet coastal community of Cape Willington, Maine, Candy Holliday is a local farmer who dutifully tends to her blueberry fields--and steps in to solve the occasional murder... When Candy organizes a cooking event for her local newspaper, the town's most prominent citizens turn out to witness the popular cookbook author Julia von Fleming serve as a guest judge. But when Julia comes close to consuming a poisoned pickle, she begins to suspect someone in Cape Willington is trying to kill her

Mar 26, 2015
Hush hush - a Tess Monaghan novel by Lippman, Laura, 1959- author.

Hush hush - a Tess Monaghan novel

Taking a case that challenges her busy schedule, Tess Monaghan and new partner, Sandy Sanchez, assess the security needs of an imperious Baltimore woman whose family reunion is overshadowed by a violent stalker

Mar 25, 2015
A healthy homicide by McLaughlin, Staci, author.

A healthy homicide

"Normally the O'Connell Organic Farm and Spa in Blossom Valley, California, would welcome a little healthy competition. But it's no day at the spa when the rivalry with their chic opponent turns lethal. . . Blossom Valley is abuzz with excitement over The Pampered Life, a brand new spa with a trendy menu of decadent services and employees who look like they jumped off the pages of a fashion magazine--and Dana Lewis is worried it could ruin business. But when the swanky spa's owner is drowned in

Mar 25, 2015