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The man who fell from the sky by Coel, Margaret, 1937- author.

The man who fell from the sky

When Robert Walking Bear's body is found in the Wind River mountains, his death appears to be accidental--except for the fact that he had been hunting for Butch Cassidy's buried loot with a map he had gotten from his grandfather, a map believed to have been drawn by the leader of the Hole in the Wall gang himself. It isn't long before rumors circulate that Robert was murdered by his own cousins to get the map and find the treasure themselves. Despite there being no evidence of foul play, the gos

Oct 1, 2015
The Monet murders by Mort, T. A. (Terry A.), author.

The Monet murders

"Hollywood, 1934. Prohibition is finally over, but there is still plenty of crime for an ambitious young private eye to investigate. Though he has a slightly checkered past, Riley Fitzhugh is well connected in the film industry and is hired by a major producer whose lovely girlfriend has disappeared. He also is hired to recover a stolen Monet, a crime that results in two murders initially, with more to come."--provided by publisher.

Oct 1, 2015
Murder of an open book by Swanson, Denise, author.

Murder of an open book

"A nasty faculty feud leaves one Scumble River teacher belly-up. . . . Her honeymoon may have been less than relaxing, but Skye Boyd ne´e Denison is still high on marital bliss with her new husband, Wally. The fact that their family is about to get bigger is even more exciting, even if Skye is dealing with morning sickness--and trying to hide the news from her ever-meddling mother, May. But Skye quickly comes crashing down from cloud nine when the body of one of her coworkers, science teacher an

Oct 1, 2015
Shakespeare no more - a Jacobean mystery by Hays, Tony.

Shakespeare no more - a Jacobean mystery

Oct 1, 2015
Never look down by Easley, Warren C., author.

Never look down

Kelly Spence, an at-risk teen and tagger, is four stories up at 3:00 one morning when she looks down and witnesses the brutal murder of a woman in the parking lot below. Unluckily the killer spies her but Kelly escapes. Desperate to stay anonymous, she seeks help from someone on the street she trusts, but soon she finds his mutilated body and becomes even more afraid. Cal is drawn into the case by his volatile Cuban friend and landlord who is devastated by the murder: the dead woman had just be

Oct 1, 2015
Thirteen guests by Farjeon, J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson), 1883-1955, author.

Thirteen guests

On a fine autumn weekend, Lord Aveling hosts a hunting party at his country house, Bragley Court. Among the guests are an actress, a journalist, an artist, and a mystery novelist. The unlucky thirteenth is John Foss, injured at the local train station and brought to the house to recuperate--but John is nursing a secret of his own. Soon events take a sinister turn when a painting is mutilated, a dog stabbed, and a man strangled. Death strikes more than one of the house guests, and the police are

Oct 1, 2015
Tipping the valet - a workplace mystery by Beck, K. K.

Tipping the valet - a workplace mystery

Oct 1, 2015
The white ghost by Benn, James R., author.

The white ghost

"1943: In the midst of the brutal, hard-fought Solomon Islands campaign between the Allies and the Japanese forces, Lieutenant Billy Boyle receives an odd assignment: he's sent by the powerful Kennedy family to investigate a murder in which PT skipper (and future president) Jack Kennedy has been implicated. The victim is a native coastwatcher, an allied intelligence operative, whom Kennedy discovered on the island of Tulagi with his head bashed in. That's Kennedy's story, anyhow. Kennedy was rec

Oct 1, 2015
Vienna by Kirby, William S., 1964-


"It started as nothing more than a one-night stand. Justine is an A-list fashion model on a photo shoot in Europe. Adored by half the world, she can have whomever she wants, but she's never met anyone like the strange English girl whose bed she wakes up in one morning. Vienna is an autistic savant, adrift in a world of overwhelming patterns and connections only she can see. Socially awkward and inexperienced, she's never been with anyone before, let alone a glamorous supermodel enmeshed in a web

Oct 1, 2015
Lay death at her door - a mystery by Buhmann, Elizabeth, author.

Lay death at her door - a mystery

Twenty years ago, Kate Cranbrook's eyewitness testimony sent the wrong man to prison for rape and murder. When new evidence exonerates him, Kate says that in the darkness and confusion, she must have mistaken her attacker's identity. She is lying. Kate would like nothing better than to turn her back on the past, but she is trapped in a stand-off with the real killer. When a body turns up on her doorstep, she resorts to desperate measures to free herself once and for all from a secret that is rui

Oct 1, 2015
Served cold by Goldberg, Ed, 1943-, author.

Served cold

Oct 1, 2015
Oblivion by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961- author.


The quick : A woman swims in a remote, milky-blue lagoon. Steam rises from the water and as it clears, a body is revealed in the ghostly light. The dead : Miles away, a vast aircraft hangar rises behind the perimeter fence of the US military base. A sickening thud is heard as a man's body falls from a high platform. The forgotton : Many years before, a schoolgirl went missing. The world has forgotten her. But Erlendur has not. The searcher : Erlendur Sveinsson is a newly promoted detective with

Oct 1, 2015
Dangerously Dark by London, Colette

Dangerously Dark

Sep 30, 2015
After All These Years by Isaacs, Susan

After All These Years

Sep 30, 2015
The marsh madness by Abbott, Victoria, author.

The marsh madness

"Jordan works hard to improve Vera Van Alsts collection of classic detective stories. So when Chadwick Kauffmanheir to the Kauffman fortuneoffers a very good price on a fine collection of Ngaio Marsh first editions owned by his recently deceased stepfather, she is thrilled to meet with him at his fabled summer estate, Summerlea. The next day, Jordan and Vera are shocked to read that Chadwick has died in a fall from the grand staircase at Summerlea. But when the picture in the paper is of a diffe

Sep 30, 2015
Compromising positions by Isaacs, Susan, 1943-

Compromising positions

Sep 30, 2015
Recalled to death - a Martha Gunn mystery by Masters, Priscilla, author.

Recalled to death - a Martha Gunn mystery

When a homeless man is found with his throat slashed, Detective Inspector Alex Randall and coroner Martha Gunn must figure out who the man is.

Sep 30, 2015
Scrapbook of the Dead by Bryan, Mollie Cox

Scrapbook of the Dead

Sep 30, 2015
One step behind by Mankell, Henning, 1948-

One step behind

Sep 30, 2015
Murder on Marble Row - a gaslight mystery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

Murder on Marble Row - a gaslight mystery

Midwife Sarah Brandt and police detective Sergeant Frank Malloy investigate the arson murder of a wealthy industrialist, in a mystery set in turn-of-the-century New York City.

Sep 30, 2015