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Paw and order by Kelly, Diane, author.

Paw and order

Dec 20, 2014
Paying the ferryman - a Naomi Blake novel by Adams, Jane, 1960- author.

Paying the ferryman - a Naomi Blake novel

When Victor Griffin, who seems to be one of the good guys, is murdered, Naomi and Alec investigate, discovering ties to events that happened before the accident that blinded Naomi.

Dec 20, 2014
Land of careful shadows by Chazin, Suzanne, author.

Land of careful shadows

Latino homicide detective Jimmy Vega must investigate the ethnically charged murder of a Hispanic woman found fifty miles north of New York City, as well as locate the baby pictured in a photograph found on the dead woman.

Dec 20, 2014
The Soul of Discretion - A Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler Mystery by Hill, Susan

The Soul of Discretion - A Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler Mystery

Dec 20, 2014
The Sirena Quest by Kahn, Michael A.

The Sirena Quest

Dec 20, 2014
The skeleton road by McDermid, Val, author.

The skeleton road

"In the center of historic Edinburgh, builders are preparing to convert a disused Victorian Gothic building into luxury flats. They are understandably surprised to find skeletal remains hidden in a high pinnacle that hasn't been touched by maintenance for years. But who do the bones belong to, and how did they get there? Could the eccentric British pastime of free climbing the outside of buildings play a role? Enter cold case detective Karen Pirie, who gets to work trying to establish the corpse

Dec 20, 2014
The puppeteer by Williams, Timothy, author.

The puppeteer

"Northern Italy, 1982: Inspector Piero Trotti is breakfasting at a cafe when gunmen drive up and shoot the man sitting at the next table. Was Trotti their actual target? He can't be sure. The case falls under the jurisdiction of the local Carabinieri and their detective branch, the Nucleo Investigativo, but Trotti decides to make his own inquiries. The Puppeteer is the follow-up to CWA Dagger-winner Timothy Williams's dazzling crime fiction debut, Converging Parallels. This tautly written novel

Dec 20, 2014
Nightmare in Burgundy - a winemaker detective mystery by Alaux, Jean-Pierre, 1955-

Nightmare in Burgundy - a winemaker detective mystery

After Treachery in Bordeaux, and Grand Cru Heist, Benjamin Cooker, our Winemaker Detective leaves his native Bordeaux to go to Burgundy for a dream wine tasting trip to France's other key wine-making region. Between Beaune, Dijon and Nuits-Saint-Georges, it turns into a troubling nightmare when he stumbles upon a mystery revolving around messages from another era. What do they mean? What dark secrets from the deep past are haunting the Clos de Vougeot? Does blood need to be shed to sharpen peopl

Dec 20, 2014
The unquiet dead by Khan, Ausma Zehanat.

The unquiet dead

"Detective Esa Khattak is in the midst of his evening prayers when he receives a phone call asking that he and his partner, Detective Rachel Getty, look into the death of a local man who has fallen off a cliff. At first Christopher Drayton's death--whichlooks like an accident--doesn't seem to warrant a police investigation, especially not from Khattak and Rachel's team, which handles minority-sensitive cases. But it soon comes to light that Drayton might have been living under an assumed name, a

Dec 20, 2014
Winter at the door - a novel by Graves, Sarah, 1951-

Winter at the door - a novel

When Lizzie Snow takes over as Eastport's police chief, she finds herself being stalked by someone from her past.

Dec 20, 2014
Where the Bones Are Buried - A Dinah Pellerin Mystery by Matthews, Jeanne

Where the Bones Are Buried - A Dinah Pellerin Mystery

Dec 20, 2014
The witch hunter's tale - a midwife mystery by Thomas, Samuel S.

The witch hunter's tale - a midwife mystery

"Winter has come to the city of York, and with it the threat of witchcraft. As women and children sicken and die, midwife Bridget Hodgson is pulled against her will into a full-scale witch-hunt that threatens to devour all in its path, guilty and innocent alike. Bridget--accompanied once again by her deputy Martha Hawkins and her nephew Will Hodgson--finds herself playing a lethal game of cat and mouse against the most dangerous men in York, as well as her sworn enemy Rebecca Hooke. As the trial

Dec 20, 2014
The wolf and the lamb / A Jerusalem Mystery by Ramsay, Frederick, author.

The wolf and the lamb / A Jerusalem Mystery

When Pontius Pilate is accused of murder, Gamaliel, chief rabbi of the Sanhedrin, and his physician friend, Loukas, investigate to discover who the real killer is.

Dec 20, 2014
The wolf and the lamb / A Jerusalem Mystery by Ramsay, Frederick, author.

The wolf and the lamb / A Jerusalem Mystery

When Pontius Pilate is accused of murder, Gamaliel, chief rabbi of the Sanhedrin, and his physician friend, Loukas, investigate to discover who the real killer is.

Dec 20, 2014
Wrongful death by La Plante, Lynda.

Wrongful death

"London's Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis must decide where her loyalties lie, duty to the job or personal ambition, in this masterful tale of suspense from the award-winning, international bestselling author of the Prime Suspect series--one of today's finest crime writers, alongside such talents as Sophie Hannah, Ruth Rendell, Kate Atkinson, and Ian Rankin.Six months ago, London nightclub owner Josh Reynolds was found dead. Ruled a suicide, the police investigation was closed. Then a youn

Dec 20, 2014
Moment of truth by Scottoline, Lisa.

Moment of truth

Attorney Jack Newlin comes home one evening to find his wife, Honor, dead on the floor of their elegant dining room. Convinced that he knows who killed her--and determined to hide the truth--Jack decides to make it look as though he did it. Staging the crime scene so that the evidence incriminates him, he then calls the police. And to hammer the final nail in his own coffin, he hires the most inexperienced lawyer he can find, a reluctant rookie by the name of Mary DiNunzio, employed at the hot P

Dec 20, 2014
You know who killed me by Estleman, Loren D., author.

You know who killed me

First a rich young wife is missing, then bodies start showing up. Amos Walker's up to his neck in dames, drugs...and murder, again Amos Walker doesn't mean to walk into trouble. But sometimes it finds him, regardless. The missing woman has left a handwritten note that said, "Don't look for me." Any P.I. would take that as a challenge, especially when he found out that she'd left the same message once before, when having an illicit affair. But this time it's different. The trail leads Walker to a

Dec 20, 2014
A woman unknown by Brody, Frances.

A woman unknown

"A winning combination of both intricate plotting and nostalgic post-WWI English country setting, A Woman Unknown will appeal to fans of both classic murder mysteries in the vein of Agatha Christie as well as readers of historical mystery series set in 1920s England, two popular subgenres. The Woman Unknown: Deirdre Fitzpatrick is married to a man who wants to know where she really goes when supposedly taking care of her sick mother and calls on the expertise of Kate Shackleton, amateur sleuth e

Dec 20, 2014
Venus in copper- a Marcus Didius Falco mystery by Davis, Lindsey

Venus in copper- a Marcus Didius Falco mystery

Dec 20, 2014
Twisted innocence by Blackstock, Terri, 1957-

Twisted innocence

"Holly Cramer's past choices have finally caught up to her, but she never expected them to endanger her baby.Though Holly's stumbled through most of her adult life as a party girl, she longs to live a more stable life for her daughter. Then police show up to question her about the whereabouts of Creed Kershaw, Lily's father. She has kept his identity a secret from friends and family she never even told him about the pregnancy. Now he's a person of interest in a drug-related murder case.Determine

Dec 20, 2014