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Traitor's storm by Trow, M. J., author.

Traitor's storm

"May, 1588. With Elizabeth Is court rocked by stories of an imminent invasion and one of his key undercover agents missing, Sir Francis Walsingham despatches Kit Marlowe to the Isle of Wight off the south coast: the first line of defence against the approaching Spanish Armada." - Amazon

Aug 22, 2014
Tomorrow's vengeance by Talley, Marcia Dutton, 1943- author.

Tomorrow's vengeance

While at Calvert Colony, a life care community centre in Maryland, and at lunch with her friend, retired mystery author and amateur painter L.K. "Naddie"' Bromley and her neighbour Sophia Milanesi, who survived the closing years of the Second World War in a convent in Italy, Hannah meets Filomena Buccho, a personable young Argentine server. Her brother, Raniero, also works at the Colony as chef. But when Masud Abaza and his wife, Safa, move into the community and Masud is found murdered, his hea

Aug 22, 2014
Designated daughters by Maron, Margaret, author.

Designated daughters

When Deborah Knott's terminally ill aunt, Rachel, is found smothered to death in her bed at a hospice center, all of her Colleton County kith and kin are shocked. Who kills a dying woman? As Deborah and her husband, Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant, try to find Rachel's killer, they cross paths with the Designated Daughters, a support group for caregivers, not all of whom are women. Rachel's flamboyant daughter, Sally, is a member, and when a con artist cheats one of the group, they swing into act

Aug 22, 2014
Get Carter by Lewis, Ted

Get Carter

Aug 22, 2014
Fat Cat at Large by Cantrell, Janet

Fat Cat at Large

Aug 22, 2014
Dick Francis's Damage by Francis, Felix.

Dick Francis's Damage

"Felix Francis is back with another edge-of-your-seat thriller, in the classic Dick Francis tradition. Undercover investigator Jeff Hinkley is assigned by the British Horseracing Authority to look into the activities of a suspicious racehorse trainer, but as he's tailing his quarry through the Cheltenham Racing Festival, the last thing he expects to witness is a gruesome murder. Could it have something to do with the reason the trainer was banned in the first place-the administration of illegal

Aug 22, 2014
Ghost wanted by Hart, Carolyn G.

Ghost wanted

"Bailey Ruth's supervisor, Wiggins, is worried about a dear old friend. The ghost of elegant Lorraine Marlow haunts Adelaide's college library. Known as the Lady of the Roses, she plays matchmaker, using the fragrant flowers to pair up students. But someone's making mischief after hours, leaving roses strewn about the library, destroying a gargoyle, and stealing a valuable book. Concerned with Lorraine's reputation among the living, Wiggins dispatches the irrepressible redhead Bailey Ruth to inv

Aug 22, 2014
Death of a crabby cook by Pike, Penny.

Death of a crabby cook

Aug 22, 2014
Death by devil's breath by Logan, Kylie.

Death by devil's breath

During the Chili Showdown in Las Vegas, one semi-celebrity judge drops dead after taste-testing the self-combustible Devil's Breath Chili due to a last-minute ingredient addition--poison.

Aug 22, 2014
The counterfeit lady by Parker, Kate, 1949-

The counterfeit lady

"A cousin of Georgia's dear friend Lady Phyllida Monthalf is brutally murdered in her home during the theft of blueprints of a new battleship designed by her husband--who now stands accused of her murder...and treason. The Duke of Blackford, in service to Whitehall, enlists Georgia and the Archivist Society to assist in the investigation. Playing the part of the duke's new paramour, Georgia gains entry into the upper echelons of London's elite, where amidst elegant dinners and elaborate parties

Aug 22, 2014
By My Hand - The Christmas Of Commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author.

By My Hand - The Christmas Of Commissario Ricciardi

As Naples prepares for its holiday celebrations, behind the facade of order and happiness imposed by the fascist regime lurks terrible poverty and blinding desperation. In a luxurious apartment on the Mergellina Beach the bodies of a fascist militia officer and his wife have been found. The woman has had her throat cut while the man has been stabbed over sixty times. Seemingly, the hands of two separate killers have been at work. A statuette of San Giuseppe, patron saint of workers, lies in piec

Aug 22, 2014
Groomed for Murder by Knox, Annie

Groomed for Murder

Aug 22, 2014
Gossamer ghost by Childs, Laura.

Gossamer ghost

"An evening's work deciding on the class schedule for her scrapbooking shop has put Carmela in the mood to kick up her heels. But after some strange noises draw her into Oddities , the neighboring antiques shop, Carmela's night is abruptly put on hold when a bloody body falls out of a curio cabinet --and into her arms. While shop owner Marcus Joubert was known for being an eccentric with a penchant for eclectic merchandise, Carmela never thought he was the kind of man who could inspire the passi

Aug 22, 2014
Herring Girl by Taylor, Debbie

Herring Girl

Aug 22, 2014
The Haunting Ballad - A Mystery by Nethercott, Michael

The Haunting Ballad - A Mystery

Aug 22, 2014
Jane and the twelve days of Christmas - being a Jane Austen mystery by Barron, Stephanie.

Jane and the twelve days of Christmas - being a Jane Austen mystery

"The twelfth installment in Stephanie Barron's fan-favorite Being a Jane Austen Mystery series. Christmas Eve, 1814: Jane Austen has been invited to spend the holiday with family and friends at The Vyne, the gorgeous ancestral home of the wealthy and politically prominent Chute family. As the year fades and friends begin to gather beneath the mistletoe for the twelve days of Christmas festivities, Jane and her circle are in a celebratory mood: Mansfield Park is selling nicely; Napoleon has been

Aug 22, 2014
Murder in retribution by Cleeland, Anne, author.

Murder in retribution

Detective Kathleen Doyle has her hands full. She has recently been paired with the newly promoted Detective Sergeant Williams to investigate a turf war--a series of retribution murders between the Russians and the Irish, both of whom are trying to control a lucrative underworld business. Kathleen also just learned that she's pregnant and must now deal with the repercussions of her hasty marriage in the form of Chief Inspector Acton's mother, the displeased dowager, who makes an unannounced visit

Aug 22, 2014
Ill-gotten panes by McAndrews, Jennifer, author.

Ill-gotten panes

"Stained-glass aficionado Georgia Kelly packed up her city life for the quiet of small town Wenwood, New York. But the sleepy village's peace is about to get shattered--by murder. After a banking scandal loses Georgia her job and her fiance´, she decides that a change of scenery will help piece her life back together. But escaping to her grandfather's house in the old-fashioned, brick-making Hudson River hamlet of Wenwood, New York, turns out to be less relaxing than she expects. Not only is the

Aug 22, 2014
The bone seeker by McGrath, M. J., 1964-

The bone seeker

"Edie Kiglatuk works as a summer school teacher in the Canadian Arctic. When one of her female students is found dead in nearby Lake Turngaluk, Edie enlists the help of Sergeant Derek Palliser to pursue the case, promising the girl's Inuit family that they will uncover the truth. Meanwhile, lawyer Sonia Gutierrez investigates the toxicity of the lake and suspects that there might be a larger conspiracy involved"--

Aug 22, 2014
Atonement of blood - a mystery of ancient Ireland by Tremayne, Peter.

Atonement of blood - a mystery of ancient Ireland

"Winter, 670 AD. King Colgu has invited the leading nobles and chieftains of his kingdom to a feast day. Fidelma and her companion Eadulf are finally home for an extended stay, and have promised their son Alchu that they'll be able to spend some time together after months of being on the road, investigating crimes. Fidelma and Eadulf are enjoying the feast when it is interrupted by the entrance of a religieux, who claims he has an important message for the King. He approaches the throne and shou

Aug 22, 2014