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The doll's house by Phillips, Louise (Fiction writer), author.

The doll's house

When the body of popular talk show host Keith Jenkins is discovered in the icy waters of the canal during the early hours of a chilly Dublin morning, everyone wants to know why. D.I. O'Connor and a new squad of detectives from Harcourt Street team up with criminal psychologist Dr Kate Pearson to profile the killer, in an attempt to narrow down the search. Two days later a second body is found in the canal, with no apparent links between the victims. Meanwhile recovering alcoholic Clodagh Hamilto

Apr 18, 2015
The dragon of Handale by Clark, Cassandra, author.

The dragon of Handale

"Hildegard, no longer a member of the Cistercian order of nuns, has returned to the priory after more than a year from her pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Still unsure whether she'll rejoin the Order, the Prioress suggests that a visit to Handale Priory might help provide some clarity. While walking about its grounds, Hildegard discovers the corpse of a young man in the morgue. His body bears deep gashes from neck to groin. His wounds appear to be the ravages of claws, but larger th

Apr 15, 2015
The English breakfast murder by Childs, Laura.

The English breakfast murder

After volunteering with Charleston's Sea Turtle Protection League, tea shop owner Theodosia Browning discovers the dead body of local art dealer Harper Fisk and searches to find the murderer before he can strike again.

Apr 18, 2015
The fatal fame by Faye, Lyndsay.

The fatal fame

Apr 18, 2015
The fifth heart by Simmons, Dan, 1948-

The fifth heart

While in America to solve the mystery of the 1885 death of Clover Adams, wife of the esteemed historian Henry Adams, Sherlock Holmes and Henry James find themselves involved in matters of national importance possibly orchestrated by Moriarty.

Apr 18, 2015
The final reveille by Flower, Amanda.

The final reveille

Kelsey Cambridge becomes a prime suspect when the tight-fisted nephew of her living history museum's main benefactor is murdered on the grounds amid a Civil War reenactment.

Apr 12, 2015
The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Albino's Treasure by Douglas, Stuart

The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Albino's Treasure

Apr 18, 2015
The gentle art of murder - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M, author.

The gentle art of murder - a Dorothy Martin mystery

Dorothy and Alan investigate when a body is discovered at the bottom of an elevator shaft during an art department party at Sherebury University and the killer shows signs of striking again.

Apr 18, 2015
The ghost network - a novel by Disabato, Catie.

The ghost network - a novel

Apr 18, 2015
The Governor's Wife by Harvey, Michael

The Governor's Wife

Apr 18, 2015
The harvest man - a novel of Scotland Yard's murder squad by Grecian, Alex.

The harvest man - a novel of Scotland Yard's murder squad

Apr 18, 2015
The icing on the corpse by Mugavero, Liz, author.

The icing on the corpse

"Kristan "Stan" Connor is thrilled to be invited to the Groundhog Day festivities in quirky Frog Ledge, Connecticut. Her organic, home-baked pet treats are a big hit at the annual celebration, though an important guest is curiously absent...When Helga Oliver, the town's elderly historian, is found crumpled in the basement of the Historical Museum, the close-knit town is devastated. But after some tenacious digging, Stan discovers Helga was pushed down the stairs--and that this picture-perfect Ne

Apr 18, 2015
The Kill by Casey, Jane

The Kill

Apr 18, 2015
The language of the dead - a World War II mystery by Kelly, Stephen (Mystery writer), author.

The language of the dead - a World War II mystery

In a rural Hampshire village, things have remained fairly quiet despite the war. Then an elderly loner is brutally murdered, and the method of his killing bears the hallmarks of the traditional vanquishing of a witch. A young woman who is carrying the illegitimate child of a fighter pilot also is violently killed; a local drunkard's head is bashed in. Are the cases connected? As the Germans continue their relentless attack, Detective Inspector Thomas Lamb hunts for an elusive killer.

Apr 18, 2015
The masque of a murderer by Calkins, Susanna, author.

The masque of a murderer

"Lucy Campion, formerly a ladies' maid in the local magistrate's household, has now found gainful employment as a printer's apprentice. On a freezing winter afternoon in 1667, she accompanies the magistrate's daughter, Sarah, to the home of a severely injured Quaker man to record his dying words, a common practice in 17th century England. The man, having been trampled by a horse and cart the night before, only has a few hours left to live. Lucy scribbles down the Quaker man's last utterances, bu

Apr 18, 2015
The masque of a murderer by Calkins, Susanna.

The masque of a murderer

"Lucy Campion, formerly a ladies' maid in the local magistrate's household, has now found gainful employment as a printer's apprentice. On a freezing winter afternoon in 1667, she accompanies the magistrate's daughter, Sarah, to the home of a severely injured Quaker man to record his dying words, a common practice in 17th century England. The man, having been trampled by a horse and cart the night before, only has a few hours left to live. Lucy scribbles down the Quaker man's last utterances, bu

Apr 12, 2015
The Missing and the Dead by MacBride, Stuart

The Missing and the Dead

Apr 18, 2015
The mourning bells - a Lady of Ashes mystery by Trent, Christine, author.

The mourning bells - a Lady of Ashes mystery

One of Victorian London's most respected undertakers, Violet Harper has the new duty of accompanying coffins from various undertakers on the London Necropolis Railway for respectful funerals and burials in Surrey. But on her fateful first trip, the mournful silence of the train is shattered by the shrill ringing of a coffin bell--a device that prevents a person from being buried alive.Inside the noisome coffin Violet finds a man wide-eyed with fear, claiming he was falsely interred. When a secon

Apr 18, 2015
The necessary death of Lewis Winter - a novel by Mackay, Malcolm, 1982- author.

The necessary death of Lewis Winter - a novel

"A twenty-nine-year-old man lives alone in his Glasgow flat. The telephone rings; a casual conversation, but behind this a job offer. The clues are there if you know to look for them. He is an expert. A loner. Freelance. Another job is another job, but what if this organization wants more? A meeting at a club. An offer. A target: Lewis Winter, a necessary sacrifice that will be only the first step in an all-out war between crime syndicates the likes of which hasn't been seen for decades. It's ea

Apr 18, 2015
The other side of midnight by St. James, Simone.

The other side of midnight

"London, 1925. Glamorous medium Gloria Sutter made her fortune helping the bereaved contact loved ones killed during the Great War. Now she's been murdered at one of her own se;ances, after leaving a message requesting the help of her former friend and sole rival, Ellie Winter. Ellie doesn't contact the dead-at least, not anymore. She specializes in miraculously finding lost items. Still, she can't refuse the final request of the only other true psychic she has known. Now Ellie must delve into

Apr 18, 2015