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An Event In Autumn by Mankell, Henning, 1948- author.

An Event In Autumn

When Inspector Kurt Wallander discovers a shallow grave in the garden of his new house, he investigates the truth about the residence and its previous owner.

Sep 14, 2014
Death of an addict by Beaton, M. C.

Death of an addict

British detective Hamish Macbeth travels to Amsterdam and poses as a spiffy drug dealer to find clues to a murder. The victim was a recovering drug addict in Macbeth's village in Scotland.

Sep 14, 2014
Death of a dog whisperer by Berenson, Laurien, author.

Death of a dog whisperer

When her aunt's dog-whispering prote´ge´ is found dead, Melanie Travis must help sort through the growing list of suspects to find the killer, all while juggling motherhood, marriage, and her six beloved poodles.

Sep 14, 2014
The clairvoyant of Calle Ocho by Delgado, Anjanette.

The clairvoyant of Calle Ocho

"Two divorces have taught Mariela Estevez that she's better suited to being a mistress than a wife. Whose heart needs all that "forever after" trouble? Still, her affair with her married lover, Hector, has become problematic--especially because he's also a tenant in her apartment building in the heart of Miami's Calle Ocho in Little Havana"--page [4] of cover.

Sep 14, 2014
The beast in the red forest - an Inspector Pekkala novel of suspense by Eastland, Sam, author.

The beast in the red forest - an Inspector Pekkala novel of suspense

A soldier returns from the frontline of battle to report that Inspector Pekkala's charred body has been found at the site of an ambush. But Stalin refuses to believe that the indomitable Pekkala is dead. On Stalin's orders, Pekkala's assistant Kirov travels deep into the forests of Western Russia, following a trail of clues to a wilderness where partisans wage a brutal campaign against the Nazi invaders. Unknown to Kirov, he is being led into a trap - a new enemy has emerged from the fog of war,

Sep 14, 2014
Assault with a deadly lie - a Nick Hoffman novel of suspense by Raphael, Lev, author.

Assault with a deadly lie - a Nick Hoffman novel of suspense

Sep 14, 2014
Hell on wheels by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952-

Hell on wheels

Sep 14, 2014
Deeper Than the Grave by Whittle, Tina

Deeper Than the Grave

Sep 14, 2014
Murder 101 - A Decker/Lazarus Novel by Kellerman, Faye, author.

Murder 101 - A Decker/Lazarus Novel

As a detective lieutenant with the LAPD, Peter Decker witnessed enough ugliness and chaos for a lifetime. Now, he and his devoted wife Rena Lazarus are ready to enjoy the quiet beauty of upstate New York, where they can be closer to their four adult children and their foster son. But working for the Greenbury Police department isn't as fulfilling as Decker hoped. While Rina has adapted beautifully to their new surroundings, Decker is underwhelmed and frustrated by his new partner, Tyler McAdams,

Sep 14, 2014
Caught dead handed by Perry, Carol J., author.

Caught dead handed

She's not a psychic--she just plays one on TV. Most folks associate the city of Salem, Massachusetts with witches, but for Lee Barrett, it's home. This October she's returned to her hometown--where her beloved Aunt Ibby still lives--to interview for a job as a reporter at WICH-TV. But the only opening is for a call-in psychic to host the late night horror movies. It seems the previous host, Ariel Constellation, never saw her own murder coming. Lee reluctantly takes the job, but when she starts s

Sep 14, 2014
The Sun is God by McKinty, Adrian.

The Sun is God

"Colonial New Guinea--1906: a small group of mostly German nudists live an extreme back-to-nature existence on the remote island of Kabakon. Eating only coconuts and bananas, they purport to worship the sun. One of their members--Max Lutzow--has recently died, allegedly from malaria. But an autopsy on his body in the nearby capital of Herbertsho¨he raises suspicions of foul play. Recruited to investigate the circumstances of Lutzow's death, former British military police officer Will Prior sets

Sep 14, 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

Sep 14, 2014
Aunty Lee's Deadly Specials - A Singaporean Mystery by Yu, Ovidia

Aunty Lee's Deadly Specials - A Singaporean Mystery

Sep 14, 2014
Rebel without a cake by Brady, Jacklyn.

Rebel without a cake

"In the still of the night... Halloween is approaching, and the co-owners of Zydeco Cakes, Rita Lucero and her former mother-in-law, Miss Frankie, have scored a sweet treat...a fantastic catering opportunity that could lead to a rich future for their bakery. But their good news is quickly rattled by a bump in the night when Miss Frankie's neighbor, Bernice, barrels into her kitchen toting a Bible and a gun, and serves up a story about a ghost at her window. Bernice swears she just saw the ghost

Sep 14, 2014
The wolfe widow by Abbott, Victoria. author.

The wolfe widow

As Thanksgiving approaches, Jordan Bingham is grateful for her job researching rare books for Vera Van Alst, the infamous curmudgeon of Harrison Falls, New York. But when an uninvited guest makes an appearance, much more than dinner is disrupted and Jordan is thankful just to be alive.

Sep 14, 2014
Let sleeping dogs lie - a novel by Brown, Rita Mae.

Let sleeping dogs lie - a novel

"On the Ides of March, an ill wind blows no good -- especially when it knocks down a tree limb in the oldest equine graveyard in America, revealing remains that are decidedly un-equine. It falls to Master of the Foxhunt, the indomitable "Sister" Jane Arnold and her trusty hounds to investigate an old murder with present day repercussions. To start off, the complicated relations between three old families and their prize thoroughbreds must be untangled. And when Sister's troublesome nemesis Crawf

Sep 14, 2014
The counterfeit heiress - a Lady Emily mystery by Alexander, Tasha, 1969-

The counterfeit heiress - a Lady Emily mystery

"After an odd encounter at a grand masquerade ball, Lady Emily becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of one of the guests, a sometime actress trying to pass herself off as the mysterious heiress and world traveler Estella Lamar. Each small discovery, however, leads to more questions. Was the intended victim Miss Lamar or the imposter? And who would want either of them dead? As Emily and Colin try to make sense of all this, a larger puzzle begins to emerge: No one has actually seen Estell

Sep 14, 2014
Clam wake - a bed-and-breakfast mystery by Daheim, Mary.

Clam wake - a bed-and-breakfast mystery

"Innkeeper and irrepressible sleuth Judith McMonigle Flynn and cousin Renie face off against a cold-blooded killer in a beach community in this delightfully charming Bed-and-Breakfast mystery from USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Mary Daheim.With the holidays gone and Hillside Manor almost empty, Innkeeper Judith McMonigle Flynn has a bad case of the blues. A housesitting stint at her aunt and uncle's retirement home on Whoopee Island with cousin Renie seems like the ideal pick-me

Sep 14, 2014
Bitter crossing - a Peyton Cote novel by Keeley, D. A., 1970-

Bitter crossing - a Peyton Cote novel

Sep 14, 2014
Beware, beware - a Juniper Song mystery by Cha, Steph.

Beware, beware - a Juniper Song mystery

"Working as an apprentice at a P.I. firm, Juniper Song finds herself nose deep in a Hollywood murder scandal where the lies may be more glamorous than most, but the truths they cover are just as ugly. When a young woman named Daphne Freamon calls looking for an eye on her boyfriend, her boss punts the client to Song. Daphne is an independently wealthy painter living in New York, and her boyfriend Jamie Landon is a freelance screenwriter in Los Angeles, ghostwriting a vanity project for aging mov

Sep 14, 2014