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Brighton belle by Sheridan, Sara, 1968-

Brighton belle

In post-World War II England, former Secret Service operative Mirabelle Bevan takes a job at a debt collection agency, but when she discovers that a pregnant Hungarian refugee who had taken out a routine loan has been reported dead, she decides to investigate.

Feb 10, 2016
Blood sisters by Masterton, Graham, author.

Blood sisters

Katie Maguire never thought Ireland's nuns would need her protection...In a nursing home on the outskirts of Cork, an elderly nun has been suffocated in her sleep. It looks like a mercy-killing--until another sister from the same convent is found floating in the Glashaboy river. The nuns were good women, doing God's work. Why would anyone want to kill them? But then a child's skull is unearthed in the garden of the nuns' convent, and DS Katie Maguire discovers a fifty-year-old secret that just m

Feb 10, 2016
Cold Florida by Depoy, Phillip

Cold Florida

Feb 10, 2016
Brotherhood in death by Robb, J. D., 1950-

Brotherhood in death

"Sometimes brotherhood can be another word for conspiracy. . . . Dennis Mira just had two unpleasant surprises. First he learned that his cousin Edward was secretly meeting with a real estate agent about their late grandfather's magnificent West Village brownstone, despite the promise they both made to keep it in the family. Then, when he went to the house to confront Edward about it, he got a blunt object to the back of the head. Luckily Dennis is married to Charlotte Mira, the NYPSD's top prof

Feb 10, 2016
Backhand smash by Gregson, J. M., author.

Backhand smash

"Detective Sergeant Clyde Northcott--DCI Peach's tall, black, powerful prote´ge´--has no interest in joining the snooty Birch Lane Tennis Club. So it is unfortunate for him when committee member Olive Crawshaw decides he would be the perfect talisman for the club's new, and controversial, policy to recruit members from a wider ethnic and social background. Clyde soon finds himself thrust into an exclusive community where his rusty tennis skills are the least of his concerns: for 'exclusive' does

Feb 10, 2016
Burning heat by Burnsworth, David.

Burning heat

"As darkness blankets the holy city of Charleston, South Carolina, Brack Pelton, an Afghanistan War veteran, steps out of a rundown bar after a long night. Before he gets to his truck, he finds himself in the middle of a domestic dispute between a man and a woman on the sidewalk. When a little girl joins the couple and gets hit by the man, Brack intervenes and takes him down. But the abuser isn't finished. He pulls a gun and shoots the woman. Brack saves the little girl, but his world has just b

Feb 10, 2016
Blotto, Twinks and the heir to the Tsar by Brett, Simon, author

Blotto, Twinks and the heir to the Tsar

"Tawcester Towers, the family seat of the Lyminster family, has suffered an unwelcome injection of distant cousins, so distant that they aren't even British! Count Igor and Count Lyudmilla Bashusky had to flee Russia after the Revolution and have spent the intervening years building up debts in the hotels of Europe's capitals and sponging off ever more exasperated (and distant) relatives. The Bashusky's arrival at Tawcester Towers causes a stir, and it's up to Blotto and Twinks, that indefatigab

Feb 10, 2016
The case of Lisandra P. by Grémillon, Hélène, author.

The case of Lisandra P.

The acclaimed author of The Confidant returns with a gripping psychological novel for fans of The Girl on the Train and The Silent Wife about a wife's secrets, a husband accused of murder, and a marriage gone terribly wrong. Buenos Aires, 1987. When a beautiful young woman named Lisandra is found dead at the foot of a six-story building, her husband, a psychoanalyst, is immediately arrested for her murder. Convinced of Vittorio's innocence, one of his patients, Eva Maria, is drawn into the inves

Feb 10, 2016
Alchemist's daughter by Lawrence, Mary, 1959- author.

Alchemist's daughter

"In the year 1543 of King Henry VIII's turbulent reign, the daughter of a notorious alchemist finds herself suspected of cold-blooded murder. Bianca Goddard employs her knowledge of herbs and medicinal plants to concoct remedies for the disease-riddled poor in London's squalid Southwark slum. But when her friend Jolyn comes to her complaining of severe stomach pains, Bianca's prescription seems to kill her on the spot. Recovering from her shock, Bianca suspects Jolyn may have been poisoned befor

Feb 10, 2016
Blood orange - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig.

Blood orange - a China Bayles mystery

"In the newest China Bayles Mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, China comes to the aid of a nurse who ends up in the hospital... It's mid-April in Pecan Springs, and China is renting her guest cottage to Kelly Kaufman, who needs a temporaryplace to live as she contends with a very acrimonious divorce from her husband, Rich. One nasty point of dispute is her part ownership of the Comanche Creek Brewing Company, which she is refusing to sell. At the same time, as a nurse employed by

Feb 10, 2016
Bellfield Hall, or, The observations of Miss Dido Kent by Dean, Anna.

Bellfield Hall, or, The observations of Miss Dido Kent

Visiting Bellfield Hall to comfort her niece, who has been seemingly abandoned by her wealthy fiance´, Miss Dido Kent investigates the possibly related death of a young woman, a situation that is complicated by surprising secrets.

Feb 10, 2016
The case of the missing Morris dancer by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author.

The case of the missing Morris dancer

"The Anwen Morris Dancers are to play a pivotal role in the imminent nuptials of Henry, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth. But it looks as though the wedding plans might go awry unless Mavis, Annie, Carol and Christine can help Althea, the Dowager Duchess, by finding a missing Morris man and a set of ancient and valuable artefacts in time for her son's wedding. Anwen-by-Wye might look like an idyllic Welsh village where family values reign and traditions still mean something in a modern world, bu

Feb 10, 2016
Arab Jazz by Misk,̌ Karim/ Gordon, Sam (TRN)

Arab Jazz

Feb 10, 2016
And Then There Were Nuns by Logan, Kylie

And Then There Were Nuns

Feb 10, 2016
A Brilliant Death by Yocum, Robin

A Brilliant Death

Feb 10, 2016
The Butcher Bird - A Somershill Manor Mystery by Sykes, S. D.

The Butcher Bird - A Somershill Manor Mystery

Feb 10, 2016
A Churn for the Worse by Bradford, Laura

A Churn for the Worse

Feb 10, 2016