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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
Supreme justice by Collins, Max Allan, author.

Supreme justice

"After taking a bullet for his commander-in-chief, Secret Service agent Joseph Reeder is a hero. But his outspoken criticism of the president he saved--who had stacked the Supreme Court with hard-right justices to overturn Roe v. Wade, amp up the Patriot Act, and shred the First Amendment--put Reeder at odds with the Service's apolitical nature, making him an outcast. FBI agent Patti Rogers finds herself paired with the unpopular former agent on a task force investigating the killing of Supreme

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
Identity by Thoft, Ingrid.

Identity

"Private investigator Fina Ludlow returns to tackle a new case for her family's firm--a paternity case that goes horribly wrong"--

Jul 26, 2014
The night searchers by Muller, Marcia.

The night searchers

When she is hired to investigate devil worshippers performing human sacrifices in San Francisco, private detective Sharon McCone discovers what her clients are really up to and goes undercover to find the truth.

Jul 26, 2014
Flash Flood by Slater, Susan, 1942-

Flash Flood

"Dan Mahoney, insurance investigator, lands in Tatum, New Mexico when several prize cattle on the famed Double Horseshoe Ranch have mysteriously died. The claims put a lot of money at stake for Dan's company." -- Jacket.

Jul 25, 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
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
A cut-like wound by Nair, Anita, author.

A cut-like wound

Inspector Borei Gowda investigates the murder of a transgender prostitute in Bangalore while at odds with his family, coworkers, and informers.

Jul 24, 2014
Fourth Down and Out - an Andy Hayes mystery by Welsh-Huggins, Andrew.

Fourth Down and Out - an Andy Hayes mystery

"The job seems easy enough at first for private investigator Andy Hayes: save his client's reputation by retrieving a laptop and erasing a troublesome video from its hard drive. But that's before someone breaks into Andy's apartment in Columbus; before someone else,?armed with a shotgun,?relieves him of the laptop; and before the FBI suddenly shows up on his doorstep asking questions. Soon, there's a growing list of people with a claim on the computer, all of them with secrets they don't want u

Jul 24, 2014
Ghost month by Lin, Ed.

Ghost month

"August is Ghost Month in Taiwan--a time to commemorate the dead: burn incense, visit shrines, honor ancestors, and avoid unlucky situations, large purchases, and bodies of water. Jing-nan, a young man who runs a food stand in a bustling Taipei night market, doesn't consider himself superstitious, but this August is going to haunt him no matter what he does. He is shocked to the core when he learns his ex-girlfriend from high school has been murdered. She was found scantily clad and shot on the

Jul 24, 2014
Day of Vengeance by Dams, Jeanne M.

Day of Vengeance

Jul 24, 2014
The Cinderella Killer by Brett, Simon

The Cinderella Killer

Jul 24, 2014
The opening night murder by Rutherford, Anne.

The opening night murder

Hoping for a fresh start on the eve of the Restoration Period in 1660 England, Suzanne Thornton reopens the Globe Theater only to find the murdered body of a patron on opening night, a situation that makes Suzanne the target of a killer.

Jul 24, 2014
Ill-gotten panes by McAndrews, Jennifer, author.

Ill-gotten panes

Jul 24, 2014
Murder in Time by Heley, Veronica

Murder in Time

Jul 24, 2014
The Scottish play murder by Rutherford, Anne.

The Scottish play murder

Jul 24, 2014
The Lazarus Curse by Harris, Tessa

The Lazarus Curse

Jul 24, 2014