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A Bali conspiracy most foul - Inspector Singh investigates by Flint, Shamini, 1969-, author. A Bali conspiracy most foul - Inspector Singh investigates

"Inspector Singh, everyone's favorite portly and wheezing homicide detective, is still recovering from his last case when terrorists set off a bomb on the neighboring island of Bali. With Singapore's antiterrorist team busy defending the home front, Inspector Singh's bosses ship him to Bali to assist with the investigation. Unfortunately, he has as much experience with terrorism as he does with proper diet and exercise--none."--Page [2] of dust jacket.

Aug 12, 2017
A Beautiful Poison by Kang, Lydia A Beautiful Poison

Aug 11, 2017
A Cajun Christmas Killing by Ellen Byron A Cajun Christmas Killing

Aug 11, 2017
A casualty of war by Todd, Charles, author. A casualty of war

Aug 11, 2017
A clue in the stew by Archer, Connie, author. A clue in the stew

Lucky Jamieson hosts a famous author and her exasperating entourage at By the Spoonful, and the evening is more than spoiled by a copycat homicide.

Aug 11, 2017
A dedicated man - an Inspector Banks mystery by Robinson, Peter, 1950-, author. A dedicated man - an Inspector Banks mystery

Inspector Alan Banks attempts to solve the murder of Harry Steadman in the peaceful village of Gratly.

Aug 11, 2017
A dilly of a death by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. A dilly of a death

China Bayles and her husband, Mike McQuaid, become involved in the tangled affaire of Phoebe the Pickle Queen, owner of the largest pickle business in Texas, but things take a dangerous turn when Phoebe mysteriously vanishes.

Aug 15, 2017
A distant view of everything by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author. A distant view of everything

"A new baby brings an abundance of joy to Isabel Dalhousie and her husband, Jamie--but Isabel's almost four-year-old son, Charlie, is none too keen on his newborn brother. In fact, Charlie refuses to acknowledge Magnus, and Isabel must find a way to impress upon her older son the patience and understanding that have served as guiding principles in her own life. These are, of course, the qualities that bring Rosemary Hipple, an old acquaintance of Isabel's, to seek her help in a tricky situation.

Aug 13, 2017
A good hanging - short stories by Rankin, Ian, author. A good hanging - short stories

Collects twelve John Rebus stories that pit the Detective Inspector against a range of evildoers in the dark alleys and treacherous places surrounding Edinburgh.

Aug 12, 2017
A grave prediction - a psychic eye mystery by Laurie, Victoria, author. A grave prediction - a psychic eye mystery

"In Victoria Laurie's new Psychic Eye mystery, Abby Cooper learns that following the money often leads to murder. Professional psychics learn to deal with skeptics, but Abby has to prepare herself for one steep uphill battle when she's sent to San Diego to help train FBI officers to use their intuition. Her first challenge: a series of bank robberies in which the thieves made off with loads of cash but left no clues. Abby's sixth sense leads her team to a tract of land recently cleared for devel

Aug 10, 2017
A Hive of Homicides by Lester, Meera A Hive of Homicides

Aug 15, 2017
A Hunt in Winter by Conor Brady A Hunt in Winter

Aug 11, 2017
A judgement in stone by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. A judgement in stone

When a housekeeper carries out a modern "Valentine's Day Massacre" on the family that employs her, Detective Chief Superintendent William Vetch investigates to uncover evidence of a personal tragedy that precipitated the crime.

Aug 11, 2017
A justified bitch - a Las Vegas mystery by McKinnis, H. G., author. A justified bitch - a Las Vegas mystery

It takes a guilty bastard to make a justified bitch. When a severed finger shows up on her doorstep in a seedy section of Las Vegas, Helen Taylor does not freak out. She’s already crazy, as evidenced by her junk-stuffed house and its ever-growing population of cats. There’s also Bobby, her long-dead husband. Helen talks to him regularly, and Bobby talks back. The finger and the brutal murder it reveals are more than a hoarding cat lady with a phantom husband can ignore. Helen’s a suspect, and sh

Aug 10, 2017
A little learning by Gregson, J. M., author. A little learning

Two students at the University of East Lancashire plan the "perfect" crime, unaware that they will be matching wits with Inspector Peach.

Aug 12, 2017
A medal for murder by Brody, Frances. A medal for murder

Kate Shackleton picks up her second professional sleuthing case in 1922 England. Exposing the culprit of a pawn-shop robbery turns sinister when her investigation takes her to Harrogate, and murder is only one step behind. A night at the theater should have been just what the doctor ordered, until Kate stumbles across a body in the doorway. The knife sticking out of its chest definitely suggests a killer in the theater's midst. Kate likes nothing better than a mystery, and nothing better than so

Aug 13, 2017
A murder too soon by Jecks, Michael, author. A murder too soon

Jack Blackjack is ordered to eliminate a spy in Princess Elizabeth's household in this engaging Tudor mystery. June, 1554. Former cutpurse and now professional assassin Jack Blackjack has deep misgivings about his latest assignment. He has been despatched to the Palace of Woodstock, where Queen Mary's half-sister Princess Elizabeth is being kept under close guard. Jack's employer has reason to believe that a spy has been installed within the princess's household, and Jack has been ordered to kil

Aug 10, 2017
A nest of vipers by Camilleri, Andrea, author. A nest of vipers

"Montalbano investigates the death of the wealthy Cosimo Barletta in a case that involves a ring of mistresses and family secrets"--

Aug 15, 2017
A nice derangement of epitaphs. by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. A nice derangement of epitaphs.

Aug 15, 2017
A panicked premonition by Laurie, Victoria, author. A panicked premonition

"Professional psychic and FBI consultant Abby Cooper has used her visions to get her out of many a scrape--and solve many a crime--but she's about to face a murder scene that will put all her powers to the test. Abby's husband, Dutch, has a side business providing security and building panic rooms for wealthy clients. One morning, one of Dutch's partners, Dave, goes missing on his way to meet a client. Abby's instincts tell her something terrible has happened to him. Then two of Dutch's clients

Aug 10, 2017
A Place in the Wind by Chazin, Suzanne A Place in the Wind

Aug 11, 2017
A promise of ruin by Overholt, Cuyler, author. A promise of ruin

"In early 1900s New York, the formidable crime syndicate known as the Black Hand has been terrorizing the city's Italian community with bombings and kidnappings. When a young Italian girl is found drowned and sexually defiled, Dr. Genevieve Summerford suspects the organization has expanded into forced prostitution, and she won't rest until the trafficking ring is brought to justice"--

Aug 10, 2017
A question of blood - an Inspector Rebus novel by Rankin, Ian, author. A question of blood - an Inspector Rebus novel

When a former soldier and recluse murders two 17-year-old students at a posh Edinburgh boarding school, Army investigators show up to snoop around the scene of the crime, and links between the killer and a local group of "Goths" begin to surface. Just as Rebus finds himself in the thick of the murder inquiry, he's threatened with suspension from the police force because a man who has been menacing his partner dies in the same fire that has left Rebus with horrible, painful burns. Rebus must solv

Aug 15, 2017
A sight for sore eyes - a novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. A sight for sore eyes - a novel

A handsome young craftsman falls in love with a sweet, upper-class girl in Britain. The girl's stepmother opposes the romance because of his low-class origin so he murders her. Not his first murder, either. By the author of Road Rage.

Aug 11, 2017
A study in gold - an Oxford dogwalkers' mystery by Dalton, Annie, author. A study in gold - an Oxford dogwalkers' mystery

Having reluctantly agreed to make up the numbers at a World War II-themed murder mystery weekend at Mortmead Hall, Anna Hopkins and her fellow dogwalkers, Isadora and Tansy, enjoy themselves far more than they'd expected. Not for long. The weekend's festivities come to an abrupt halt when a body is discovered floating in the ornamental pond. Who was the mysterious woman in the red dress who attended the event without a ticket? As Anna and her friends delve further, they find themselves caught up

Aug 10, 2017
A tale of two kitties by Kelly, Sofie, 1958- author. A tale of two kitties

"In this charming mystery from the bestselling author of Paws and Effect, two magical cats have powers of detection that prove indispensable to librarian Kathleen Paulson"--

Aug 13, 2017
A Whiff of Cyanide by Fraser-sampson, Guy A Whiff of Cyanide

Aug 11, 2017
A window in Copacabana by García-Roza, L. A. (Luiz Alfredo), author. A window in Copacabana

When three unpopular police officers are killed by an assassin in Rio de Janeiro, 12th Precinct chief Espinosa links another death to the murders and finds things complicated by a government official's wife, who has become obsessed with the case.

Aug 15, 2017
Adam and Eve and pinch me - a novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Adam and Eve and pinch me - a novel

A terrible train crash at Paddington changes the lives of three women, who find they all have a connection with one of the passengers who was supposed to have died in the crash.

Aug 11, 2017
After the Armistice Ball by McPherson, Catriona After the Armistice Ball

Aug 11, 2017
All roads leadeth by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. All roads leadeth

When Francis Armstrong moves into his fussily designed Victorian house in the heart of the Vale of York, his August stretches before him in a haze of leisurely house refurbishments. His decision to move a pile of rubble, however, brings DCI Hennessey and Sergeant Yellich springing to the scene at the double. The woman's skeleton they study alongside Louise D'Acre, the lovely pathologist, points the finger of blame firmly and soon all the roads of evidence are leading in one direction. But once t

Aug 11, 2017
All signs point to murder - a zodiac mystery by Di Marco, Connie, 1945- author. All signs point to murder - a zodiac mystery

The stars predict a wedding-day disaster, but San Francisco astrologer Julia Bonatti never expected murder Julia Bonatti is alarmed by the astrological signs looming over Geneva Leary's wedding day, but nobody asked Julia's opinion and being a bridesmaid means supporting the bride no matter what. Even with the foreboding Moon-Mars-Pluto lineup in the heavens, no one's prepared for the catastrophes that strike: a no-show sister, a passed-out wedding planner, and a lethal shooting in the dead of n

Aug 12, 2017
Among the dead - a Rachel Carver mystery by Backlund, J. R., author. Among the dead - a Rachel Carver mystery

Former North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation agent Rachel Carver blames herself for the collateral death of an innocent woman in her last case. Unable to accept her superior's attempts to cover up the incident, she turned in her badge. But when a former partner asks her to consult on a new murder case, she reluctantly agrees, traveling to a small, remote mountain community, where she's tasked with leading a group of inexperienced detectives on a hunt for the killer. The trek has hardly be

Aug 10, 2017
Among the shadows- a Detective Byron mystery by Coffin, Bruce Robert Among the shadows- a Detective Byron mystery

Aug 11, 2017
An echo of murder by Perry, Anne, author. An echo of murder

Aug 10, 2017
An unthymely death and other garden mysteries by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. An unthymely death and other garden mysteries

Aug 15, 2017
And did murder him - a Glasgow P division procedural by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. And did murder him - a Glasgow P division procedural

A small-time crook is murdered in Glasgow and under his bed police find newspaper clippings of an abduction for which ransom was paid but the victim is still missing. Inspector Donoghue investigates.

Aug 11, 2017
Arrowood by Finlay, Mick, author. Arrowood

1895: London's scared. A killer haunts the city's streets. The poor are hungry; crime bosses are taking control; the police force stretched to breaking point. While the rich turn to Sherlock Holmes, the celebrated private detective rarely visits the densely populated streets of South London, where the crimes are sleazier and the people are poorer. In a dark corner of Southwark, victims turn to a man who despises Holmes, his wealthy clientele and his showy forensic approach to crime: Arrowood sel

Aug 10, 2017
As death draws near by Huber, Anna Lee, author. As death draws near

"The latest mystery from the national bestselling author of A Study in Death tangles Lady Kiera Darby and Sebastian Gage in a dangerous web of religious and political intrigue. July 1831. In the midst of their idyllic honeymoon in England's Lake District,Kiera and Gage's seclusion is interrupted by a missive from Kiera's new father-in-law. A deadly incident involving a distant relative of the Duke of Wellington has taken place at an abbey south of Dublin, Ireland, and he insists that she and Gag

Aug 11, 2017
Asking for Truffle - A Southern Chocolate Shop Mystery by St. James, Dorothy Asking for Truffle - A Southern Chocolate Shop Mystery

Aug 15, 2017
Assulted caramel by Flower, Amanda Assulted caramel

Aug 11, 2017
Atlanta noir by Atlanta noir

"Atlanta has its share, maybe more than its share, of prosperity. But wealth is no safeguard against peril...Creepy as well as dark, grim in outlook...Hints of the supernatural may make these tales...appealing to lovers of ghost stories." -- Kirkus Reviews "These stories, most of them by relative unknowns, offer plenty of human interest...All the tales have a Southern feel." --Publishers Weekly "Jones, author ofLeaving Atlanta, returns to the South via Akashic's ever-growing city anthology serie

Aug 12, 2017
Backlash - a Monika Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Backlash - a Monika Paniatowski mystery

Detective Chief Inspector Monika Paniatowski's bitter personal history with Chief Superintendent Tom Kershaw makes her resent the emphasis being put on finding his wife, who has apparently been kidnapped following an automobile accident, and when young prostitute Grace Meade also disappears, Monika sees enough similarities to justify widening her search, even though she has been told to devote her time to the Kershaw case.

Aug 16, 2017
Bad intentions by Fossum, Karin, 1954-, author. Bad intentions

Konrad Sejer must face down his memories and fears as he struggles to determine why the corpses of troubled young men keep surfacing in local lakes. As Sejer begins to feel his age weigh on him, he wonders if he has the strength to pursue the elusive explanations for human evil.

Aug 12, 2017
Beach, breeze, bloodshed by Keyse-Walker, John, author. Beach, breeze, bloodshed

Aug 15, 2017
Beautiful lie the dead by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947-, author. Beautiful lie the dead

Aug 12, 2017
Behind chocolate bars by Aarons, Kathy, author. Behind chocolate bars

Best friends and business partners Michelle and Erica have a monstrous to-do list as they prepare for the annual West Riverdale Halloween Festival. Their shop, Chocolates and Chapters, will have a booth at the event, where Michelle will serve spooky delights while Erica displays an assortment of spine-chilling books. Thank goodness the teenagers from Erica's comic-book club are chipping in to help. But one of their volunteers winds up in trouble after a woman's body is found in an abandoned hous

Aug 13, 2017
Beneath the Depths by Coffin, Bruce Robert Beneath the Depths

Aug 11, 2017
Bibliomysteries - crime in the world of books and bookstores by Bibliomysteries - crime in the world of books and bookstores

An anthology of specially commissioned stories set in literary venues includes contributions by such writers as Loren D. Estleman, Anne Perry, and Laura Lippman.

Aug 13, 2017
Black and blue - an Inspector Rebus mystery by Rankin, Ian, author. Black and blue - an Inspector Rebus mystery

Already tackling a murder in Edinburgh, Inspector John Rebus becomes involved when a copy-cat serial rapist called "Bible Johnny" begins striking in Aberdeen and must keep his wits about him in the center of the media circus surrounding the case.

Aug 12, 2017
Black is the colour of my true-love's heart by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. Black is the colour of my true-love's heart

Aug 15, 2017
Black seconds by Fossum, Karin, 1954-, author. Black seconds

In this fifth Inspector Sejer mystery, a little girl has vanished without a trace and Sejer must find her before it's too late.

Aug 12, 2017
Blackout by García-Roza, L. A. (Luiz Alfredo), author. Blackout

Unable to forget the unsolved murder of a homeless man, Chief Inspector Espinosa investigates a group of affluent guests who had dined at a nearby mansion on the night of the killing, exposing a web of lies and cover-ups.

Aug 15, 2017
Blackstone and the endgame - an Inspector Blackstone mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Blackstone and the endgame - an Inspector Blackstone mystery

December 1916. Inspector Sam Blackstone is suspicious when he is called to the office of Superintendent Brigham the new head of special branch and confused that Brigham seems to want to see him as little as Sam himself wishes to be there. An already stranger situation grows more strange when Sam discovers what hes there for: a German traitor wants 25000 in exchange for secret intelligence on U boat locations and Max has specifically asked for Blackstone to be the one to deliver the money alone.

Aug 16, 2017
Blackstone and the Great War - an Inspector Blackstone mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Blackstone and the Great War - an Inspector Blackstone mystery

Surrounded by young men less than half his age, Inspector Blackstone must face the horror of modern warfare and the prejudices of the officer class if he is to gain justice for the murdered grandson of a British general.

Aug 16, 2017
Blackstone and the new world - an Inspector Blackstone mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Blackstone and the new world - an Inspector Blackstone mystery

It is July 1900. Sam Blackstone has only gone to New York to pick up a prisoner, but he soon finds himself drafted in to investigate the murder of Inspector O'Brien, a man famed for rooting out police corruption. Working with Alex Meade, an enthusiastic young detective who worshipped O'Brien, Blackstone scours the depths - and the heights - of the city in search of the killer. And the more he searches, the more he becomes convinced that the police department doesn't really want the murder to be

Aug 16, 2017
Blackstone and the tiger - an Inspector Blackstone mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Blackstone and the tiger - an Inspector Blackstone mystery

The first in the series of kidnappings was amateur, but the spectacular abduction of a young Indian crown prince from a London street forces Inspector Blackstone to accept that this is no ordinary gang he is dealing with. It becomes plain that it is not just the safety of one child that is at stake--it is the future of the British Empire!

Aug 16, 2017
Bleed a river deep - an Inspector Devlin mystery by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-, author. Bleed a river deep - an Inspector Devlin mystery

When a controversial U.S. diplomat is attacked during the opening of a Donegal gold mine, Devlin is disciplined for the lapse in security. When the killing of an illegal immigrant near the Irish border shows connections to the attack, Devlin begins to suspect that the business is a front for something far more sinister than mere mining.

Aug 16, 2017
Bleeding hearts - a novel by Rankin, Ian, author. Bleeding hearts - a novel

"Michael Weston is paid well to do his work and ask no questions. When you're a professional assassin, total secrecy is part of the job. But after a successful mission in London, the police are immediately on his tail. How did they know how to find him? And who is his anonymous employer? Why did he or she want his target, a TV reporter, killed? Was he set up from the start? The questions lead Weston to his nemesis Hoffer, a private detective who has been hunting him for years. Ever since Weston

Aug 12, 2017
Bleeding hearts by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Bleeding hearts

When an anonymous source makes shocking allegations of improper behavior on the part of local high school football coach Tim Duffy, China Bayles is called in to conduct a discreet investigation into the charges, but her probe uncovers more than she had ever expected about a case involving betrayal, forbidden desire, and the mystery surrounding a young woman's death.

Aug 15, 2017
Blood and rubles - a Porfiry Petrovich Rostnikov novel by Kaminsky, Stuart M., author Blood and rubles - a Porfiry Petrovich Rostnikov novel

In Russia, Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov and his squad of dedicated and honest policemen battle organized crime, muggings, kidnapings and murder. The action unfolds against the background of the anarchy which followed the collapse of the Soviet Union. By the author of A Cold Red Sunrise.

Aug 16, 2017
Blood hunt - a novel by Rankin, Ian, author. Blood hunt - a novel

Determined to exact revenge in the aftermath of his brother's unlikely suicide, professional assassin Gordon Reeve becomes increasingly enraged by a local cop who thwarts his attempts to talk with a friend who last saw Reeve's brother alive.

Aug 12, 2017
Bloodroot by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Bloodroot

China Bayles returns to her family's Mississippi plantation, where she comes face to face with dangerous family secrets as she discovers that an ancient property deed has suddenly resurfaced.

Aug 15, 2017
Bluebird, Bluebird by Locke, Attica Bluebird, Bluebird

Aug 13, 2017
Body on Baker Street - A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery by Delany, Vicki Body on Baker Street - A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery

Aug 13, 2017
Borderlands - an Inspector Devlin mystery by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-, author. Borderlands - an Inspector Devlin mystery

When the corpse of a teenager turns up in an area known as the borderlands between the North and South of Ireland, Inspector Benedict Devlin heads up an investigation whose only clues are a gold ring placed on the girl's finger and an old photograph, but things are complicated by the killing of another teenager, and Devlin unearths a link between the killings.

Aug 16, 2017
Bright shiny things by Nadel, Barbara, author. Bright shiny things

Out of the blue, private investigator and ex-soldier Lee Arnold receives a visit from an old army mate. Abbas al'Barri worked as a translator with him during the Second Iraq War. Now living in Ilford with his family, Abbas is convinced that he's had a message from his estranged son Fayyaad, who was radicalised and was last thought to be fighting for ISIL in Iraq. Does Fayyaad's message indicate a change of heart? Abbas is desperate for Lee's help in establishing some contact with him, a point wi

Aug 12, 2017
Brooklyn wars - an Erica Donato mystery by Stein, Triss, author. Brooklyn wars - an Erica Donato mystery

"From the earliest days of the Republic until the administration of LBJ, the Brooklyn Navy Yard was, proudly, both an arsenal of democracy, in FDR's words, and the creator of 70,000 local jobs. In time it became best known as the scary place New Yorkers had to locate to rescue their impounded cars. And then it came back to life, but not without a war. "--Amazon.com.

Aug 12, 2017
Brothers' tears by Gregson, J. M., author. Brothers' tears

Ex-Ireland rugby player, and now successful businessman, Jim O'Connor is shot dead, point blank range, in the car park of a restaurant where he is hosting a family celebration. DCI Percy Peach returns from holiday to head up an investigation that has got nowhere. It seems Jim O'Connor had some rather unpleasant business contacts, many with the motive to get rid of him. However, when law abiding Dominic O'Connor is also killed, within days of his brother, Brunton CID can only assume there must be

Aug 12, 2017
Bury her deep by McPherson, Catriona Bury her deep

Aug 11, 2017
Calamity at the Continental Club by Shogan, Colleen J., 1975- author. Calamity at the Continental Club

The Mayflower Society is about to hold its annual meeting at Washington D.C.'s swanky gathering place for the elite, the Continental Club. That means Kit Marshall's upper-crust future in-laws, Buffy and Winston Hollingsworth, are coming for a visit. Annoyed that Kit has not set a date to marry Doug, Buffy wants her to commit to a high society wedding at the club. Kit, though chief of staff for a congresswoman, feels uncomfortable with Buffy and Winston's crowd. Kit receives an unexpected repriev

Aug 10, 2017
Cast iron by May, Peter, 1951- author. Cast iron

"Peter May's new thriller--the red-hot finale to the cold-case Enzo Files"--

Aug 11, 2017
Cat Among the Pumpkins by Morton, Mandy Cat Among the Pumpkins

Aug 11, 2017
Cat Got Your Secrets by Chase, Julie Cat Got Your Secrets

Aug 13, 2017
Cat's claw - a Pecan Springs mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Cat's claw - a Pecan Springs mystery

"Sheila Dawson has made history as the first female police chief in Pecan Springs, Texas. She's also cracked many a mystery in collaboration with local sleuth China Bayles--that's why everyone thinks she's such a smart cookie. Now, Sheila puts those smarts to work, sifting through secrets to find a killer on the prowl ... Larry Kirk, Pecan Springs' computer guru, has been shot dead in his kitchen. At first Police Chief Sheila Dawson believes it to be suicide, perhaps triggered by his painful div

Aug 15, 2017
Chapter and hearse - and other mysteries by Aird, Catherine, author. Chapter and hearse - and other mysteries

A collection of seventeen short mystery stories features such characters as Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan, his assistant, Crosby, and the mysterious Malcolm Venables of the Secret Service.

Aug 11, 2017
Chile death - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Chile death - a China Bayles mystery

An annual chili cookoff, a womanizing judge, and a crisis in China Bayle's personal life add up to a novel that will delight fans of this fast-rising author, a nominee for both the Anthony and Agatha Awards.

Aug 15, 2017
Chill factor by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Chill factor

Hennessey and Yellich are looking for a Mr. Big. A corpse is discovered in the middle of the city of York. Male; no identification. Shot. And tortured before his murder. A professional hit, by the look of it. Gradually people talk; hints are dropped and trails appear - all leading to a man with no record and who has never been inside a police station. But the police know him - he's connected to another unexplained death. And another. And a few more.

Aug 11, 2017
City of masks by Sykes, S. D., author. City of masks

Its 1358, and young Oswald de Lacy, Lord Somershill, is delayed in Venice as he awaits a pilgrim ship to the Holy Land. While the city is besieged by the King of Hungary, Oswald stays at the house of an English merchant, and soon comes under the spell of this decadent and dazzling island state that sits on the edge of Europewhere East meets West. But Oswald has secrets. He is running away from something in Englanda shadow that still haunts him, no matter how much he consoles himself with the del

Aug 10, 2017
City of saviors by Hall, Rachel Howzell, author. City of saviors

"After a long Labor Day weekend, seventy-three-year-old Eugene Washington is found dead in his Leimert Park home. At first blush, his death seems unremarkable―heatwave combined with food poisoning from a holiday barbecue. But something in the way Washington died doesn’t make sense. LAPD Homicide Detective Elouise "Lou" Norton is called to investigate the death and learns that the only family Washington had was the 6,000-member congregation of Blessed Mission Ministries, led by Bish

Aug 13, 2017
Close call by Gregson, J. M.. author. Close call

Gurney Close doesn't seem like an exciting place--just four new houses, nicely built and tucked away beside the river Wye. As the owners move in, it looks like it will be a friendly neighborhood. Just to celebrate, they stage a moving-in street party. All goes well until one of them is found dead the next morning.

Aug 12, 2017
Cold hearted river by McCafferty, Keith, author. Cold hearted river

"The sixth novel in the acclaimed Sean Stranahan mystery series--featuring Montana's favorite private detective. Buffalo Jump Blues, fifth in the series, is now available. A story of lost treasure, Cold Hearted River begins with the death of a woman, stranded in a spring snowstorm, who in desperation climbs into a bear's den. When Sheriff Martha Ettinger, reunited with once-again lover Sean Stranahan, investigates, she finds a fly wallet in a pannier of the dead woman's horse, the leather engrav

Aug 10, 2017
Collared by Rosenfelt, David, author. Collared

"Lawyer Andy Carpenter's true passion is the Tara Foundation, the dog rescue organization he runs with his friend Willie Miller. All kinds of dogs make their way to the foundation, and it isn't that surprising to find a dog abandoned at the shelter one morning, though it was accompanied by a mysterious anonymous note. But they are quite surprised when they scan the dog's embedded chip, and discover that they know this dog. He is the "DNA dog." Two and a half years ago, Jill Hickman was a single

Aug 13, 2017
Continental crimes by Continental crimes

"A man is forbidden to uncover the secret of the tower in a fairy-tale castle by the Rhine. A headless corpse is found in a secret garden in Paris -- belonging to the city's chief of police. And a drowned man is fished from the sea off the Italian Riviera, leaving the carabinieri to wonder why his socialite friends at the Villa Almirante are so unconcerned by his death. These are three of the scenarios in this new collection of vintage crime stories. Detective stories from the golden age and bey

Aug 10, 2017
Crime scene - a novel by Kellerman, Jonathan, author. Crime scene - a novel

"A corpse lying at the bottom of the stairs. A beautiful but troubled young woman. A brutal, decades-old murder. And the man charged with making sense of it all. Clay Edison is a former star athlete turned coroner's investigator. It's his job to care for the dead and the people they leave behind. It's not his job to solve mysteries. But some cases--and some people--can't be resisted. What he discovers will set him on a quest to overturn a hideous injustice, no matter the consequences"--

Aug 15, 2017
Cry of the children by Gregson, J. M., author. Cry of the children

"When seven-year-old Lucy Gibson disappears into thin air at the local funfair, Chief Superintendent Lambert, along with DS Bert Hook and DS Ruth David have a race against time to discover who took the young girl and to prevent more children from going missing before its too late ..."--Amazon.com.

Aug 12, 2017
Dark secrets by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Dark secrets

When an aging drunk comes forward to purge his guilty conscience and confess that he witnessed the murder of a young woman 20 years earlier, Hennessey and Yellich investigate and find the remains of three additional victims buried in the lot where the woman was killed.

Aug 11, 2017
Dead and berried by Cochran, Peg. Dead and berried

"It's June in Cranberry Cove and Monica Albertson's plan to sell cranberry relish to chain stores is taking off. The cranberry bogs are in bloom, and local beekeeper Rick Taylor and his assistant Lori Wenk are bringing in bees to pollinate the blossoms. When a fatal prick fells Lori, the buzz is that Rick is to blame. In trying to clear her friend's name, Monica discovers that more than a few people in Cranberry Cove have felt the power of Lori's venom, and it looks as if this time she may have

Aug 11, 2017
Dead and Ganache by London, Colette Dead and Ganache

Aug 15, 2017
Dead in the water by Swanson, Denise, author. Dead in the water

Aug 13, 2017
Dead man's bridge - a Jake Cantrell mystery by Mrazek, Robert J. Dead man's bridge - a Jake Cantrell mystery

For fans of Linwood Barclay, this exhilarating series debut by award-winning author Robert Mrazek features former Army officer Jake Cantrell as he tries to solve a series of murders at a small college town in upstate New York. Unfairly disgraced former army officer Jake Cantrell has only one friend left: Bug, a wolf-dog he saved while serving in Afghanistan. Together, they try to put his bitter past behind him and Jake settles for employment at the bottom rung of the campus security ladder of a

Aug 10, 2017
Dead man's ransom - the ninth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. Dead man's ransom - the ninth chronicle of Brother Cadfael

In the battle of Lincoln, the sheriff of Shropshire is captured, and the king himself is detained by his enemies. An exchange of prisoners is arranged: the sheriff will be bartered for a young Welsh lordling who has been captured during a misguided assault on a convent. All seems to be going according to plan until one of the prisoners dies under mysterious circumstances before the exchange is completed. Cadfael must determine whether the death was accidental or contrived.

Aug 15, 2017
Dead on cue - a Chief Inspector Woodend mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Dead on cue - a Chief Inspector Woodend mystery

"With the newspapers screaming for a quick solution, this is a case no one else wants to touch so, naturally, it is Chief Inspector Woodend who finds himself left holding the baby."--Jacket.

Aug 16, 2017
Dead reckoning by Wilson, Glenis, author. Dead reckoning

"Champion jockey Harry Radcliffe is forced to enter another deadly game when he finds the body of local prostitute Alice Goode. The prime suspect for her murder is ex-con Jake Smith. When Jake demands that Harry gets him off the hook by tracking down the real killer, Harry has no choice but to agree, not when the life of his estranged, pregnant wife Annabel is at stake -- as well as his own. As Harry begins to question Alice's former clients, he uncovers some surprising secrets in her past, secr

Aug 10, 2017
Dead Ringer by Fox, Sarah Dead Ringer

Aug 11, 2017
Dead, to begin with - a Dan Rhodes mystery by Crider, Bill, 1941- author. Dead, to begin with - a Dan Rhodes mystery

"Life is never easy for Texas Sheriff Dan Rhodes. When he is called in the middle of the night to investigate gunshots at a haunted house, Rhodes finds the body of meth dealer Neil Foshee. Recently released from jail, Foshee has his fair share of potential murderers, including former girlfriend Vicki, her new boyfriend, the nephew of Clearview's mayor, and Foshee's criminal cousins Earl and Louie. Complicating matters is Seepy Benton, the community college math professor who has a new summer job

Aug 13, 2017
Deadfall - a novel by Fairstein, Linda A., author. Deadfall - a novel

"A wild heart beats within New York City. Amid concrete and skyscrapers, the Wildlife Conservation Society works to preserve and protect the animal kingdom both within and beyond the borders of the five boroughs. But dangerous creatures don't always have claws and fangs, as Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper and NYPD detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace know all too well. Predators lurk close to home, and in the aftermath of the shocking drive-by murder of an important city employee--someone Al

Aug 10, 2017
Deadly Alibi by Russell, Leigh Deadly Alibi

Aug 11, 2017
Deadly Overtures by Fox, Sarah Deadly Overtures

Aug 11, 2017
Death at the seaside - a Kate Shackleton mystery by Brody, Frances, author. Death at the seaside - a Kate Shackleton mystery

Aug 13, 2017
Death by Eggnog by Erickson, Alex Death by Eggnog

Aug 11, 2017
Death crashes the party by Fee, Vickie, author. Death crashes the party

"In the quirky, close-knit town of Dixie, Tennessee, party planner Liv McKay has a knack for throwing Southern-style soire´es, from diamonds-and-denim to black tie affairs, and her best friend Di Souther mixes a mean daiquiri. While planning a Moonshine and Magnolias bash for high maintenance clients, Liv inconveniently discovers a corpse in the freezer and turns her attention from fabulous fe^tes to finding a murderer. Together, Liv and Di follow a trail of sinister secrets in their sweet littl

Aug 13, 2017
Death in A major - a music lover's mystery by Fox, Sarah (Mystery writer), author. Death in A major - a music lover's mystery

Aug 11, 2017
Death in an English cottage by Rosett, Sara Death in an English cottage

Aug 11, 2017
Death in St. Petersburg - a Lady Emily mystery by Alexander, Tasha, 1969- author. Death in St. Petersburg - a Lady Emily mystery

Aug 11, 2017
Death in the English countryside by Rosett, Sara, author. Death in the English countryside

"Location scout and Jane Austen aficionade, Kate Sharp, is thrilled when the company she works for lands the job of finding locations for a new film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, but then her boss, Kevin, fails to return from a scouting trip to England. Afraid that Kevin has slipped back into some destructive personal habits he struggles with, Kate travels to England to salvage Kevin's and the company's reputation before word goes out that he is missing. Things go from bad to worse when Kat

Aug 10, 2017
Death is not the end - an Inspector Rebus novella by Rankin, Ian, author. Death is not the end - an Inspector Rebus novella

In a subplot from his novel Dead souls, the author presents Inspector John Rebus and his high-school sweetheart who calls seeking help in finding her son "who was last seen at a bar owned by some shady mob-linked gangsters."--Jacket.

Aug 12, 2017
Death of a Busybody by Bellairs, George Death of a Busybody

Aug 13, 2017
Death of a pumpkin carver by Hollis, Lee, author. Death of a pumpkin carver

For Hayley Powell, food and cocktails columnist for the Island Times, Halloween is all about costume parties and holiday treats--until a killer crashes the party.

Aug 13, 2017
Death on Delos by Corby, Gary, author. Death on Delos

"Greece, 545 BC: It is illegal to die on the sacred isle of Delos. It's also illegal to give birth there. Yet when murder is committed, the only available detective to solve the crime is the priestess Diotima, and she is heavily pregnant. Delos is the holy birthplace of the divine twins Apollo and Artemis, and it is an island in crisis. Not only has murder tainted the holy sanctuary, but there are about a thousand Athenian troops on the island. The army is led by the statesman Pericles and has c

Aug 10, 2017
Death on Lily Pond Lane by Doyle, Carrie, author. Death on Lily Pond Lane

"Springtime in the Hamptons comes late, but it's worth it! Brisk walks on the bright chilly beach, cinnamon buns at tea time, blooming forsythia and...murder? East Hampton innkeeper and chef Antonia Bingham has settled in to town and taken on extra work as an estate manager, giving her entree her into some of the area's most glamorous homes. Once inside, Antonia checks the heat, looks for leaks or damage, and finds the occasional dead body. Since the police can't be trusted, it's up to Antonia--

Aug 10, 2017
Death on tap by Alexander, Ellie, author. Death on tap

Aug 11, 2017
Death on West End Road by Doyle, Carrie, author. Death on West End Road

"Like a basket of warm cinnamon buns, an unsolved crime is something that Hamptons innkeeper and sleuth Antonia Bingham just can't resist. Despite a busy high-season schedule and an inn booked to capacity, Antonia has agreed to investigate a cold case in her beloved adopted hometown, East Hampton, NY: the killing of Susie Whitaker, whose brutal 1990 slaying on a tennis court in the poshest part of town was never solved. And the person who has hired Antonia? Prime suspect Pauline Framingham, a

Aug 10, 2017
Death on Windmill Way by Doyle, Carrie, author. Death on Windmill Way

"The Hamptons may be a summer playground for the rich and famous, but for the other nine months of the year it is a small town with small town problems. The scenic stretch along Long Island's East End is renowned for beautiful beaches, quaint villages, spectacular houses...and murder! Antonia Bingham, a divorced gourmand and the vivacious proprietor of East Hampton's Windmill Inn, possesses a warm and comforting personality that inspires people to confide their innermost secrets to her. Antonia

Aug 10, 2017
Death shall come - an Ishmael Jones mystery by Green, Simon R., 1955- author. Death shall come - an Ishmael Jones mystery

"Ishmael Jones and his partner Penny have been summoned to remote Cardavan House, home of the world's largest private collection of Ancient Egyptian artefacts, for the unveiling of George Cardavan's latest acquisition: a bone fide Egyptian mummy. When a bloodstained body is discovered beside the empty sarcophagus, Ishmael is dismissive of the theory that the mummy's curse is to blame. Instead he sets out to uncover the human killer responsible. But how can Ishmael explain the strange, shuffling

Aug 10, 2017
Deathtrap by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Deathtrap

George Hennessey has always been proud of being a DCI in the Vale of York. Until, that is, the body of an ambitious newshound is discovered, and his apparent suicide opens a can of worms which leads to a host of unsolved murders from the past.

Aug 11, 2017
December heat by García-Roza, L. A. (Luiz Alfredo), author. December heat

A sultry December night in Rio de Janeiro. A retired policeman spends a typically alcohol-filled evening with his girlfriend, a prostitute. When he wakes up the next morning, his wallet and car key are missing, his girlfriend has been murdered, and he can remember none of the events of the previous night. Called in to investigate is Inspector Espinosa, veteran detective and friend of the ex-cop. It's a seemingly open-and-shut case, but Espinosa is convinced there's more here than meets the eye,

Aug 15, 2017
Desert remains - a Gus Parker and Alex Mills novel by Cooper, Steven, 1961- author. Desert remains - a Gus Parker and Alex Mills novel

"Detective Alex Mills turns to psychic Gus Parker to help him solve a series of baffling murders perpetrated by a deranged killer who leaves his victims' bodies and taunting clues in the desert surrounding Phoenix, AZ"--

Aug 11, 2017
Dog dish of doom by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author. Dog dish of doom

"Kay Powell wants to find that break-out client who will become a star. And she thinks she's found him: His name is Bruno, and he has to be walked three times a day. Bruno's humans, Trent and Louise, butt in a lot, and Les McMaster, the famous director now mounting a revival of Annie, might not hire Bruno just because he can't stand Trent in particular. That becomes less of an issue when Trent is discovered face down in Bruno's water dish. With a kitchen knife in his back. Laugh-out-loud fu

Aug 12, 2017
Don't ask by Westlake, Donald E. Don't ask

Master criminal John Dortmunder sets out on ahilarious escapade to steal a religious relic for an EastEuropean government. As often happens in theDortmunder series, things go wrong and Dortmunder iscaptured by police, but escapes to get back the relic. Bythe author of more than 60 novels.

Aug 10, 2017
Doom With a View by Kingsbury, Kate Doom With a View

Aug 15, 2017
Down a dark road by Castillo, Linda, author. Down a dark road

"Two years ago Joseph King was convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison. He was a "fallen" Amish man and, according to local law enforcement, a known drug user with a violent temper. Now King has escaped, and he's headed for Painters Mill. News of a murderer on the loose travels like wildfire and putting Chief of Police Kate Burkholder and her team of officers on edge. A nightmare scenario becomes reality when King shows up with a gun and kidnaps his five children from the

Aug 10, 2017
Dressed to confess by Vallere, Diane. Dressed to confess

Aug 13, 2017
Dying fall - a Chief Inspector Woodend mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Dying fall - a Chief Inspector Woodend mystery

A charred body is discovered in an abandoned cotton mill and the crime scene presents DCI Woodend and his team with many questions, but very few answers. Who would want to murder a harmless old tramp, a man with no friends - or enemies - in the world? And why, of all the methods he could have chosen, did the killer decide to cruelly burn his victim to death?

Aug 16, 2017
Dying in the wool by Brody, Frances, author. Dying in the wool

When the untimely disappearance of Master of the Mill Joshua Braithwaite disrupts the peaceful town of Bridgestead, Kate Shackleton is tapped to discover the missing man's fate, only to stumble on dangerous secrets.

Aug 15, 2017
Fair Friday by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Fair Friday

Aug 11, 2017
Faithless by Dahl, Kjell Ola, 1958- author. Faithless

"Oslo detectives Gunnarstranda and Frølich are back ... and this time, it's personal... When the body of a woman turns up in a dumpster, scalded and wrapped in plastic, Inspector Frank Frølich is shocked to discover that he knows her ... and their recent meetings may hold the clue to her murder. As he begins to look deeper into the tragic events surrounding her death, Frølich's colleague Gunnarstranda finds another body, and things take a more sinister turn. With a cold case involving the murder

Aug 13, 2017
Fall in Denver- an Em Hansen mystery by Andrews, Sarah Fall in Denver- an Em Hansen mystery

Aug 11, 2017
Fallen into the pit by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. Fallen into the pit

Inspector Felse's thirteen-year-old son discovers a body and investigates the murder on his own, marking himself as the next victim.

Aug 15, 2017
False knight by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. False knight

Hennesy and Yellich face a shocking crime. Mary Golightly was not a happy woman, yet in the last few weeks before she went missing, she was looking happier, as if something had happened to make her life sweeter. That was before a trash man found her thigh in a refuse sack. Her husband makes no pretense at sorrow over her death, but that mean he killed her?

Aug 11, 2017
Fear of drowning by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Fear of drowning

Inspector Hennessey and his partner, Lieutenant Yellich, investigate after a couple mysteriously vanishes from their condo in an affluent suburb, only to have their bodies turn up several days later.

Aug 11, 2017
Fire and ashes by Viets, Elaine, 1950- author. Fire and ashes

In the exclusive, gated enclave of Olympia Forest Estates, death investigator Angela Richman watches a mansion go up in a fiery blaze. With it, seventy-year-old financier Luther Delor, a drunken, bed-hopping rhinestone cowboy. Embroiled in a bitter divorce, Delor may have scandalized Chouteau Forest, but his murder has united it against the accused: Delor's twenty-year-old girlfriend, Kendra Salvato, an "outsider." With an engagement ring bigger than Chouteau County, she's being railroaded strai

Aug 10, 2017
Fleshmarket Alley - an Inspector Rebus novel by Rankin, Ian, author. Fleshmarket Alley - an Inspector Rebus novel

Aug 12, 2017
Gallows Lane - an Inspector Devlin mystery by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-, author. Gallows Lane - an Inspector Devlin mystery

Inspector Benedict Devlin investigates a series of murders in the Irish borderlands as the carnage begins to jeopardize those he cares about most. A mystery set in modern day Ireland.

Aug 16, 2017
Ghost on the case by Hart, Carolyn G, author. Ghost on the case

"Bailey Ruth Raeburn is back, racing against the Heavenly clock in an all-new mystery from New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Hart. Bailey Ruth finds herself comforting a distraught sister when she's sent to Adelaide, Oklahoma, on her latest mission. Susan Gilbert receives a $100,000 ransom demand for her younger sibling. When the caller wants Susan to pay a visit to her wealthy boss and take the cash from his safe, Bailey Ruth follows Susan to the home. But she finds herself in a quandar

Aug 11, 2017
Girl gone missing by Gregson, J. M., author. Girl gone missing

Superintendent Lambert and Seargeant Hook investigate the death of a seemingly ordinary teenage girl who was not as innocent as the local community would like them to believe.

Aug 12, 2017
Glass souls - moths for commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author. Glass souls - moths for commissario Ricciardi

In the abyss of a profound personal crisis, Commissario Ricciardi feels unable to open himself up to life. He has refused the love of both Enrica and Livia and the friendship of his partner, Maione. Contentment for Ricciardi proves as elusive as clues to the latest crime he has been asked to investigate -- amazon.com

Aug 10, 2017
Gone gull - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna, author. Gone gull - a Meg Langslow mystery

"Meg Langslow is spending the summer at the Biscuit Mountain Craft Center, helping her grandmother Cordelia run the studios. But someone is committing acts of vandalism, threatening to ruin the newly-opened center's reputation. Is it the work of a rival center? Have the developers who want to build a resort atop Biscuit Mountain found a new tactic to pressure Cordelia into selling? Or is the real target Meg's grandfather, who points out that any number of environmentally irresponsible people and

Aug 10, 2017
Gone to dust by Goldman, Matt, author. Gone to dust

Investigating a murder complicated by the killer's strategic approaches to confounding all possible DNA evidence, private detective Nils Shapiro is forced by FBI interference to secretly uncover the potentially shattering identity of a mysterious woman.

Aug 12, 2017
Hidden moon - an Inspector O novel by Church, James, 1947- author. Hidden moon - an Inspector O novel

Inspector O returns from a mission abroad, only to find himself investigating a bank robbery, the first ever in Pyongyang, in a case that is complicated by a host of suspects, all with their own agendas, and high-level political intrigue.

Aug 11, 2017
Hidden Scars by De Castrique, Mark Hidden Scars

Aug 11, 2017
Hidden Scars by De Castrique, Mark Hidden Scars

Aug 11, 2017
Hide and seek by Rankin, Ian, author. Hide and seek

At night the summer sky stays light over Edinburgh. But in a shadowy, crumbling housing development, a junkie lies dead of an overdose, his bruised body surrounded by signs of Satanic worship. John Rebus could call the death and accident but won't. Instead, he tracks down a violent-tempered young woman who knew the dead boy and heard him cry out his terrifing last words: "Hide! Hide!" Now, with the help of a bright, conflicted young detective, Rebus is following the girl through a brutal world o

Aug 12, 2017
Holding - a novel by Norton, Graham, 1963- author. Holding - a novel

"From Graham Norton, the BAFTA-award-winning Irish television host and author of the "sparkling and impish" (Daily Mail) memoirs The Life and Loves of a He Devil and So Me, comes a charming debut novel set in an idyllic Irish village where a bumbling investigator has to sort through decades of gossip and secrets to solve a mysterious crime. The remote Irish village of Duneen has known little drama but when human remains are discovered on an old farm, suspected to be that of Tommy Burke--a former

Aug 15, 2017
Hollywood homicide by Garrett, Kellye, 1978- author. Hollywood homicide

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Aug 12, 2017
Hunting hour by Mizushima, Margaret, author. Hunting hour

Deputy Mattie Cobb is in a dark place and has withdrawn from Cole Walker and his family to work on issues from her past. When she and her K-9 partner Robo get called to track a missing junior high student, they find the girl dead on Smoker's Hill behind the high school, and Mattie must head to the Walker home to break the bad news. But that's only the start of trouble in Timber Creek, because soon another girl goes missing--and this time it's one of Cole's daughters. Knowing that each hour a c

Aug 10, 2017
Idyll fears - a Thomas Lynch novel by Gayle, Stephanie, 1975- author. Idyll fears - a Thomas Lynch novel

"In a sleepy Connecticut town, Police Chief Thomas Lynch investigates the disappearance of a six-year-old boy with a serious medical condition while coping with disrespect from townspeople and colleagues who don't like the fact that he's gay"--

Aug 13, 2017
In vino veritas by Gregson, J. M., author. In vino veritas

Martin Beaumont is the owner of a successful vineyard in the Gloucestershire countryside and sees Abbey Vinyards as his company to do with as he pleases and is forceful in his views on the business. When he is found dead in his car the police don't have far to look for suspects as an embittered accountant and many others all have motives.

Aug 12, 2017
Indigo dying by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Indigo dying

In the small town of Indigo, Texas, to teach a workshop, herbalist China Bayles and her best friend Ruby help investigate the murder of resident Casey Ford, whose plans to sell his mining rights would have destroyed the town forever.

Aug 15, 2017
It's your party, die if you want to by Fee, Vickie, author. It's your party, die if you want to

While planning a riverboat gambler-themed engagement party, a murder mystery dinner for charity and a businesswoman's retreat, party planner Liv McKay must solve the murder of a party girl with a penchant for married men and with the help of her best friend, but her efforts are thwarted by a killer with one seriously haunting vendetta.

Aug 13, 2017
Knot what you think by Marks, Mary, author. Knot what you think

Martha Rose is alarmed by the discovery of Dolleen Doyle's dead body, especially when evidence suggests a fellow quilter committed the crime. Set on clearing her pal, Martha searches for answers--but with ties to a convicted fraudster's stolen millions and a secret office room, the victim's past raises even more questions. As Martha inches towards the culprit, she learns that wrapping the case up--and living to baste another square--will be trickier than she ever imagined ...

Aug 10, 2017
Knots and crosses - an Inspector John Rebus mystery by Rankin, Ian, author. Knots and crosses - an Inspector John Rebus mystery

While investigating a series of gory killings of young, innocent girls, Edinburgh police detective John Rebus, a former member of Britain's elite SAS, discovers his own ties to the killer and is brought up against his own memories, which hold the key to unraveling the case.

Aug 12, 2017
Lavender lies - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Lavender lies - a China Bayles mystery

Sleuth and herbalist China Bayles of Pecan Springs, Texas, joins Mike McQuaid, the town's police chief to investigate the murder of a land developer. They have to hurry if they don't want the case to clash with their honeymoon. They are getting married.

Aug 15, 2017
Least of evils - a Percy Peach mystery by Gregson, J. M., author. Least of evils - a Percy Peach mystery

A shooting on an estate puts DCI Percy Peach on the trail of a brutal ganglord - When a young man is found with gunshot wounds outside the Thorley Grange estate, DCI Percy Peach is immediately on the case. The estate has recently been taken over by Oliver Ketley, a generous local benefactor leading a double life as a ruthless ganglord. Peach quickly sets out to find the connection between him and the injured man, but Ketley faces much bigger problems: a man in his position has many enemies, and

Aug 12, 2017
Let the Dead Bury the Dead by Carlson, David Let the Dead Bury the Dead

Aug 13, 2017
Let the dead speak by Casey, Jane (Jane E.), author. Let the dead speak

"When eighteen-year-old Chloe Emery returns to her West London home she finds her mother missing, the house covered in blood. Everything points to murder, except for one thing: there's no sign of the body. London detective Maeve Kerrigan and the homicide team turn their attention to the neighbours. The ultra-religious Norrises are acting suspiciously; their teenage daughter and Chloe Emery definitely have something to hide. Then there's William Turner, once accused of stabbing a schoolmate and t

Aug 10, 2017
Lights Out Summer by Zahradnik, Rich Lights Out Summer

Aug 11, 2017
Little boy lost by Trafford, J. D. Little boy lost

"Attorney Justin Glass's practice, housed in a shabby office on the north side of Saint Louis, isn't doing so well that he can afford to work for free. But when eight-year-old Tanisha Walker offers him a jar full of change to find her missing brother, he doesn't have the heart to turn her away. Justin had hoped to find the boy alive and well. But all that was found of Devon Walker was his brutally murdered body--and the bodies of twelve other African American teenagers, all discarded like trash

Aug 10, 2017
Love lies bleeding - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Love lies bleeding - a China Bayles mystery

In Texas, lawyer and herbalist China Bayles opens a probe into the death of a former Texas Ranger, believed to have been involved in drug smuggling. The probe puts China's life in danger.

Aug 15, 2017
Madness Treads Lightly by Dashkova, Polina/ Schwartz, Marian (TRN) Madness Treads Lightly

Aug 11, 2017
March of Crime by Lourey, Jess March of Crime

Aug 15, 2017
Masking for trouble by Vallere, Diane, author. Masking for trouble

Halloween conjures up big business for Margo Tamblyn's costume shop, Disguise DeLimit, but this year, the holiday comes knocking with serious trouble. Venture capitalist Paul Haverford plans to rezone historic downtown into a glitzy commercial area which would push out local business. Margo is set on saving her family's store, especially after a nasty run-in with the chain-store tycoon, but after Haverford's body is discovered during a spooky party at the derelict Alexandria Hotel, Margo finds h

Aug 13, 2017
Merely players - a DCI 'Percy' Peach mystery by Gregson, J. M., author. Merely players - a DCI 'Percy' Peach mystery

Adam Cassidy is one of Brunton's most famous residents. For the past few years he has played the lead role in a TV detective show that has been a worldwide success. He now believes it is his time for a crack at Hollywood, and, as plans are made for the fifth series, he doesn't care who he has to betray in order to fulfil his dream.

Aug 12, 2017
Mining for justice - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959- author. Mining for justice - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Aug 11, 2017
Mistletoe man by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Mistletoe man

Compelling, suspenseful, and wholly original, Mistletoe Man tells the story of China's search for justice--and of her struggle to reconcile the demads of her business with the desires of her heart.

Aug 15, 2017
Monk's-hood - the third chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. Monk's-hood - the third chronicle of Brother Cadfael

A wealthy landowner is poisoned while staying at the abbey, and when Brother Cadfael is called upon to identify the poison, he is shocked to discover the victim's wife is his own childhood sweetheart.

Aug 15, 2017
Mortal causes by Rankin, Ian, author. Mortal causes

"In Edinburgh you're never far from a peaceful spot, or from a hellish one either. Now, in the heart of summer, in the midst of a nationalist festival, Inspector John Rebus is on the murder case of a young man left hanging in a spot where his screams would never be heart. To find the victim's identity--and his killer--Rebus searches from Edinburgh's most violent neighborhood to Belfast, Northern Ireland, among petty thugs, gunrunners, and heavyweight criminals. But before Rebus can get to the tr

Aug 12, 2017
Mother nature by Andrews, Sarah Mother nature

Aug 11, 2017
Mother's Day, muffins, and murder by Rosett, Sara, author. Mother's Day, muffins, and murder

With summer approaching, Ellie Avery's schedule is ruled by attending end-of-the-year events at her kids' school-and avoiding run-ins with her arch competitor. When a murder disrupts the core curriculum, can the two women form an alliance to teach the killer a lesson in justice? As a regular volunteer at North Dawkins Elementary, Ellie would never miss the annual Mother's Day breakfast-even if she has to tolerate the likes of Gabrielle Matheson. The rivals aren't exactly sworn enemies, although

Aug 13, 2017
Mourning Gloria by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Mourning Gloria

After a woman is killed in an arson-homicide, Jessica Nelson, an intern-reporter at the local paper, is assigned to cover the story. When Jessica disappears, China Bayles is determined to find her, before she becomes a headline herself.

Aug 15, 2017
Murder at Chateau sur Mer by Maxwell, Alyssa, author. Murder at Chateau sur Mer

Aug 10, 2017
Murder at the lodge by Gregson, J. M., author. Murder at the lodge

A man is found murdered in the parking lot of Superintendent Tucker's Masonic Lodge, and DI Peach has a free hand to dig up any amount of dirt about the secret order.

Aug 12, 2017
Murder for Christmas by Duncan, Francis 1918-1988, author. Murder for Christmas

Aug 11, 2017
Murder in Mayfair - an Atlas Catesby mystery by Quincy, D. M. (Diana), author. Murder in Mayfair - an Atlas Catesby mystery

In 1810, Atlas Catesby, a brilliant adventurer and youngest son of a baron, is anxious to resume his world travels after a carriage accident left him injured in London. But his plans are derailed when, passing through a country village, he discovers a helpless woman being auctioned off to the highest bidder--by her husband. In order to save her from being violated by another potential buyer, Atlas purchases the lady, Lilliana, on the spot to set her free. But Lilliana, desperate to be with her y

Aug 10, 2017
Murder in the Marais by Black, Cara, 1951- author. Murder in the Marais

"Aime´e Leduc has always sworn she would stick to tech investigation--no criminal cases for her. Especially since her father, the late police detective, was killed in the line of duty. But when an elderly Jewish man approaches Aime´e with a top-secret decoding job on behalf of a woman in his synagogue, Aime´e unwittingly takes on more than she is expecting. She drops off her findings at her client's house in the Marais, Paris's historic Jewish quarter, and finds the woman strangled, a swastika c

Aug 15, 2017
Murder on Black Swan Lane by Penrose, Andrea, author. Murder on Black Swan Lane

The Earl of Wrexford possesses a brilliant scientific mind, but boredom and pride lead him to reckless behavior. He does not suffer fools gladly. So when pompous, pious Reverend Josiah Holworthy publicly condemns him for debauchery, Wrexford unsheathes his rapier-sharp wit and strikes back. As their war of words escalates, Londons most popular satirical cartoonist, A.J. Quill, skewers them both. But then the clergyman is found slain in a churchhis face burned by chemicals, his throat slashed ear

Aug 10, 2017
Murder on Pea Pike by Harrington, Jean Murder on Pea Pike

Aug 13, 2017
Murderous mistral - a Provence mystery by Rademacher, Cay, author. Murderous mistral - a Provence mystery

"International Dagger Award shortlisted author of The Murderer in Ruins, Cay Rademacher, delivers a beautifully atmospheric new story with a captivating main character in Murderous Mistral: A Provence Mystery. Capitaine Roger Blanc, an investigator with the anti-corruption-unit of the French Gendarmerie, was a bit too succesfull in his investigations. He finds himself removed from Paris to the south of France, far away from political power. Or so it would seem. The stress is too much for his mar

Aug 10, 2017
Murders.com by Duffy, Margaret, author. Murders.com

Patrick Gillard has taken on a new role as the NCA's officer within Avon and Somerset Police's Regional Organised Crime Unit, much to his wife and working partner Ingrid Langley's relief. It may seem like a safe desk job, but Ingrid's relief is short-lived when she finds the head of the Metropolitan Police's specialist undercover unit, F9, Commander Rolt, barely alive in a field in Somerset. Unsurprisingly, Patrick is soon pulled back into frontline action. And when further, gruesome discoveries

Aug 13, 2017
Murphy's law - a Molly Murphy mystery by Bowen, Rhys, author. Murphy's law - a Molly Murphy mystery

Molly Murphy, on the run from the police in Ireland, becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a man at Ellis Island.

Aug 10, 2017
Nail's Crossing by Lackey, Kris Nail's Crossing

Aug 11, 2017
New Haven noir by New Haven noir

"In an Ivy League town, Bloom turns Yale's motto--Lux et Veritas--on its head, finding darkness and deceit in every corner of New Haven...The stories Bloom chooses share a strong sense of place, detailing the quirks that make every corner of New Haven distinctive. But it's the lucid writing and clear, compelling storylines that make her dark tales shine. Maybe she offers a noir version of Light and Truth after all."

Aug 13, 2017
Nightshade by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Nightshade

China's herb shop and catering business may be thriving, but she's still reeling from her father's death, and not even remotely interested in her half-brother Miles's investigation into that event. China's husband, on the other hand, has no such qualms. And when fate forces her to get involved as well, China realizes it's time to bring the past to light-or else it will haunt her the rest of her life. But China and McQuaid discover that Miles may have been keeping as many secrets as he seemed det

Aug 15, 2017
Not in the flesh - a Wexford novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Not in the flesh - a Wexford novel

Inspector Wexford and his team try to link a murder victim found in a cottage basement and a severed hand found in a wood area.

Aug 11, 2017
Nothing stays buried by Tracy, P. J., author. Nothing stays buried

"The Monkeewrench crew returns to face the city of Minneapolis's worst nightmare--a rampant serial killer on the loose--in the electrifying new thriller. When Minneapolis homicide detectives Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth are called to a crime scene in a heavily wooded city park, everything about the setting is all too familiar. And when they discover a playing card on the victim's body, their worst fears are confirmed--there's a serial killer operating in the city for the first time in years. Acr

Aug 15, 2017
Oh, fudge by Coco, Nancy Oh, fudge

Aug 11, 2017
Oink - a food for thought mystery by Newton, Judith Lowder, author. Oink - a food for thought mystery

"Emily Addams, foodie professor of women's studies at Arbor State--a land grant university in Northern California--finds herself an unlikely suspect in the poisoning of a man she barely knows: Professor Peter Elliott of Plant Biology, the hotshot developer of a new genetically modified corn. How did her cornbread end up in his hand as he lay in the smelly muck of the university's historic hog yard? As Emily and her colleagues try to identify who and what has poisoned Peter, they also struggle to

Aug 15, 2017
Old scores - a Barker & Llewelyn novel by Thomas, Will, 1958- author. Old scores - a Barker & Llewelyn novel

"In 1890, the first Japanese diplomatic delegation arrives in London to open an embassy. Cyrus Barker, private enquiry agent and occasional agent for the Foreign Service Office, is enlisted to display his personal Japanese garden to the visiting dignitaries. Later that night, Ambassador Toda is shot and killed in his office and Cyrus Barker is discovered across the street, watching the very same office, in possession of a revolver with one spent cartridge. Arrested by the Special Branch for the

Aug 11, 2017
On her majesty's frightfully secret service by Bowen, Rhys, author. On her majesty's frightfully secret service

"In the new Royal Spyness Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Crowned and Dangerous, Lady Georgiana Rannoch juggles secret missions from the Queen, Darcy, and her mother. But it's all in a day's work when you're thirty-fifth in line to the British Crown. When Darcy runs off on another secret assignment, I am left to figure out how to travel to Italy sans maid and chaperone to help my dear friend Belinda, as she awaits the birth of her baby alone. An opportunity presents itself

Aug 15, 2017
Only a game by Gregson, J. M., author. Only a game

Bruton Rovers FC has been promoted to the Premiership, but Jim Capstick's days as Chairman have made him some enemies in the Lancashire mill town. With the team fighting relegation, the debts are piling high. But when the club is rocked by a murder after Jim makes a surprise announcement, the question's not who had the motive, but who had the balls to actually do it. 'Percy' Peach and DS Lucy Blake have their work cut out for them.

Aug 12, 2017
Over Maya dead body by Orchard, Sandra, author. Over Maya dead body

FBI Special Agent Serena Jones arrives on Martha's Vineyard with her family, ready for a little bit of R&R and a whole lot of reminiscing as they celebrate the engagement of an old family friend. But crime doesn't take a vacation, and she's soon entangled in an investigation of a suspicious death tied to an antiquities smuggling ring.When her investigation propels her into danger, Serena must stay the course and solve this case before anyone else dies. But just how is she supposed to do that whe

Aug 10, 2017
Passport to Murder by Angela, Mary Passport to Murder

Aug 15, 2017
Pastures new by Gregson, J. M., author. Pastures new

Peach and Blake investigate a new case of family motives and secrets. Successful but lonely Geoffrey Aspin takes the desperate step of advertising for female company, and meets divorcee Pamela Williams. But their happiness is shattered by a brutal murder. DCI Peach and his team are brought in, and the finger seems to point at the Aspin family. Suddenly both Geoffrey and his new love are suspects and without alibis.

Aug 12, 2017
Path into darkness by Alber, Lisa, 1966- author. Path into darkness

A haunting tale of family secrets, madness, and healing in small-town Ireland Lisfenora is known across the British Isles for its yearly matchmaking festival. But a local man's murder and the grim discovery in his home have cast a somber mood over the town. Detective Sergeant Danny Ahern tries to make sense of the chaotic scene while struggling to set aside moral conflicts and grief for his comatose wife. Within days, he's plunged into even darker terrain when the investigation leads him on a co

Aug 12, 2017
Penance of the damned by Tremayne, Peter, author. Penance of the damned

"Ireland, AD 671. King Colg

Aug 10, 2017
Perils and dangers by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Perils and dangers

Detective Chief Inspector Hennessey and his loyal sidekick, Detective Sergeant Yellich, have a hard time to choose a suspect from many who shoots the "universally unpopular foul-mouthed, foul-tempered Ossler."--Jacket.

Aug 11, 2017
Perish from the earth by Putnam, Jonathan F., author. Perish from the earth

"A murder aboard a steamboat forces Abraham Lincoln to make a fateful choice--one on which the future of the nation may hang, if his client doesn't first--" -- provided by publisher.

Aug 10, 2017
Persons unknown - a novel by Steiner, Susie, 1971- author. Persons unknown - a novel

"Detective Manon Bradshaw is five months pregnant and has officially given up on finding romantic love. Instead, she is in hot-pursuit of the work-life balance and parked in a cold case corridor--the price she's had to pay for a transfer back to Cambridgeshire. This is fine, she tells herself. She can devote herself to bringing up her motley collection of children--the new baby, and her adopted 12-year-old son Fly Dent. He needed a fresh start--he was being forever stopped and searched in London

Aug 10, 2017
Purring Around the Christmas Tree by Mugavero, Liz Purring Around the Christmas Tree

Aug 11, 2017
Quarry's Climax by Collins, Max Allan Quarry's Climax

Aug 11, 2017
Ragged Lake by Corbett, Ron Ragged Lake

Aug 11, 2017
Resurrection men by Rankin, Ian, author. Resurrection men

Sent to a rehabilitation school after a serious mistake, Inspector John Rebus discovers that his classmates are plotting a drug heist and joins forces with Detective Sergeant Siobhan Clarke to investigate ties to an art dealer's murder.

Aug 15, 2017
Road rage by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Road rage

In Britain, Chief Inspector Wexford hunts for eco- terrorists who abducted five people, including his wife. They threaten to kill them unless the government halts the construction of a highway through scenic countryside.

Aug 11, 2017
Robert B. Parker's The hangman's sonnet by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956- author. Robert B. Parker's The hangman's sonnet

"The stellar new novel in Robert B. Parker's New York Times bestselling series featuring Paradise police chief Jesse Stone. Jesse Stone, still reeling from the murder of his fiancee by crazed assassin Mr. Peepers, must keep his emotions in check long enough to get through the wedding day of his loyal protege, Suitcase Simpson. The morning of the wedding, Jesse learns that a gala 75th birthday party is to be held for folk singer Terry Jester. Jester, once the equal of Bob Dylan, has spent the la

Aug 13, 2017
Rosemary remembered - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Rosemary remembered - a China Bayles mystery

In Pecan Springs, Texas, China Bayles, former lawyer and now owner of a herb store, discovers the body of a woman who is her double. It could be a crime of passion--the lady was going to divorce her husband--or, worse, someone is after China.

Aug 15, 2017
Rueful death - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Rueful death - a China Bayles mystery

On a retreat in St. Theresa's, a convent in Texas, sleuth China Bayles observes nuns fighting over a legacy worth millions of dollars. One lot wants the money for more contemplation, the other for commerce. When fires break out and people die, China steps in.

Aug 15, 2017
Ruined stones by Reed, Eric (Mystery writer), author. Ruined stones

Having survived the 1941 Blitz and the predator in her small Shropshire village, policeman's daughter Grace Baxter moves to the city of Newcastle-on-Tyne and takes on a job in the city's constabulary. Grace's arrival coincides with the discovery of the body of a young woman, curiously difficult to identify, at the scanty ruins of a Roman temple situated across from a church. The bone-numbing cold, the fogs, and the Blitz, not to mention to peculiar behavior of some of the citizens and the hostil

Aug 10, 2017
Set in darkness - an Inspector Rebus novel by Rankin, Ian, author. Set in darkness - an Inspector Rebus novel

Inspector John Rebus investigates a body found in a Queensbury House fireplace, the suicide of a homeless man in possession of a fortune and the murder of an ambitious politician--three deaths with ties to one of Scotland's most notorious criminals.

Aug 15, 2017
Seven Suspects by James, Renee Seven Suspects

Aug 11, 2017
Shallow grave - a Matt Sinclair mystery by Thiem, Brian, author. Shallow grave - a Matt Sinclair mystery

When the Oakland coroner's office uncovers a body buried in a shallow grave in the outskirts of the city, homicide sergeant Matt Sinclair expects to find a drug dealer caught in the crosshairs of a turf war. Instead, the victim is identified as Phil Roberts, the commander of the police department's intelligence unit and Sinclair's former partner. Police brass want to pin the murder on a dead member of an outlaw motorcycle gang and they want the case closed quickly, but Sinclair and his current p

Aug 10, 2017
Sins of the fathers by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Sins of the fathers

It was a brutal, vicious crime - sixteen years old. A helpless old woman battered to death with an axe. Harry Painter hung for it, and Chief Inspector Wexford is certain that they executed the right man. Only Reverend Archery has doubts - because his son wants to marry the murderer's beautiful, brilliant daughter. So he begins unravelling the past to discover that murder breeds murder - and often conceals even deeper secrets.

Aug 11, 2017
Sleep like a baby / An Aurora Teagarden Mystery by Harris, Charlaine, author. Sleep like a baby / An Aurora Teagarden Mystery

Aug 11, 2017
Soul cage by Honda, Tetsuya, 1969- author. Soul cage

"A worker reports his boss missing, and a large amount of blood is found in the rented garage he used. At the same time, a severed left hand is found in a minivan abandoned in the outskirts of Tokyo, which is quickly identified as belonging to this missing man, Kenichi Takaoka. Lt. Reiko Himekawa of the Homicide Division of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department is assigned to the investigation, along with her squad and several other units. From the amount of blood spilled in the van and at th

Aug 13, 2017
Spanish dagger by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Spanish dagger

Between the herb shop, the catering business, and a weekend paper-making class, China Bayles has her work cut out for her. And now China's half-brother is opening up old wounds, trying to investigate their father's supposedly accidental death, and her husband is taking on the case-meaning she's just bound to get involved.

Aug 15, 2017
Spring break by Elias, Gerald, author. Spring break

"Reclusive, blind violin pedagogue Daniel Jacobus is invited to speak at a seemingly innocuous symposium on Baroque music at a prestigious music conservatory. He has no idea he is about to become enmeshed in an entrenched culture of sexual harassment and its cover-up at the highest levels. When a renowned faculty member dies of apparent natural causes, only the curious behavior of a violin student at Jacobus's master class is an idication that something may be terribly amiss."--book jacket

Aug 10, 2017
Strip Jack by Rankin, Ian. Strip Jack

Detective Rebus of the Edinburgh policeinvestigates the murder of the wife of a respectedmember of parliament. The lady was famous for playinghostess to wild parties, but it turns out her husband wasno better.

Aug 15, 2017
Sudbury school murders by Gardner, Ashley Sudbury school murders

Aug 10, 2017
Tensleep by Andrews, Sarah Tensleep

Aug 11, 2017
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and other stories by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930. The adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and other stories

Provided by amazon.com.

Aug 10, 2017
The amber shadows by Ribchester, Lucy, author. The amber shadows

During the dangerous days of World War II, Honey Deschamps is spending her days transcribing decrypted messages at Bletchley Park, when she starts to receive bizarrely coded packages. When everyone is keeping secrets, who can you trust? Bletchley Park, 1942: As World War II rages on, Honey Deschamps sits at her type-x machine, tediously transcribing decrypted signals from the German Army, doing her part to assist the British war effort. Halfway across the world, Hitler’s armies are marching into

Aug 13, 2017
The bequest - a Nicole Graves mystery by Boyarsky, Nancy, author. The bequest - a Nicole Graves mystery

Nicole Graves, still reeling from her kidnapping in London, is struggling to balance work at L.A.'s most prestigious law firm and a long-distance romance with her English lover. Things go sideways when she tracks down a missing colleague. The murder of the firm's in-house investigator, his mysterious wealth, and his inexplicable bequest make Nicole a target for the police, the paparazzi, and the killer. When Nicole's life takes an unexpected turn, she uncovers evil and corruption among the city'

Aug 15, 2017
The black book - an Inspector Rebus novel by Rankin, Ian, author. The black book - an Inspector Rebus novel

Inspector Rebus of the Edinburgh police has a busy time. A deported child molester is back in town, a stabbing victim refuses to say who attacked him, and last but not least the gun he bought turns out to be a murder weapon.

Aug 12, 2017
The bloody black flag - a Spider John mystery by Goble, Steve, 1961- author. The bloody black flag - a Spider John mystery

"1722--aboard a pirate ship off the American Colonial Coast. Spider John Rush never wanted to be a pirate, but it had happened and he'd learned to survive in the world of cut and thrust, fight or die. He and his friend Ezra knew that death could come atany moment, from grapeshot or storm winds or the end of a noose. But when Ezra is murdered in cold blood by a shipmate, Spider vows revenge. On a ship where every man is a killer many times over, how can Spider find the man who killed his friend

Aug 13, 2017
The cardinal's court by Harrison, Cora, author. The cardinal's court

Lawyer Hugh Mac Egan has arrived from Ireland to draw up the marriage contract between James Butler, son of his employer the Earl of Ormond, and Anne Boleyn - a dynastic alliance that will resolve an age-old inheritance dispute. But Anne, it seems, has other ideas. Her heart is set on Harry Percy, heir to the magnificent earldom of Northumberland, sparking rivalry between the two young men. When a member of Cardinal Wolsey's palace staff is found shot dead with an arrow, Percy is quick to give e

Aug 10, 2017
The circus train conspiracy by Marston, Edward, author. The circus train conspiracy

Following a string of successful performances, the Moscardi Circus is travelling by train to Newcastle for their next show. Yet a collision on the track with a couple of sleepers causes pandemonium: passengers thrown about and animals escaping into the night. When the body of a woman is discovered in nearby woodland, Inspector Colbeck is desperate to lend assistance, believing the two incidents might be connected. Who is the nameless woman and who is targeting the Moscardi's Magnificent Circus?

Aug 15, 2017
The color of fear by Muller, Marcia, author. The color of fear

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Aug 13, 2017
The complaints by Rankin, Ian, author. The complaints

Nobody likes The Complaints--they're the cops who investigate other cops. It's a department known within the force as "The Dark Side," and it's where Malcolm Fox works. His new case: investigate a cop named Jamie Breck. As Fox takes on the job, he learns that there's more to Breck than anyone thinks--dangerous knowledge, especially when a vicious murder takes place far too close to home.

Aug 12, 2017
The confession of Brother Haluin by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. The confession of Brother Haluin

A near fatal fall brings Brother Haluin to a deathbed confession heard by Brother Cadfael. A journey of expiation with Cadfael leads to many shocking discoveries and murder.

Aug 15, 2017
The copper peacock, and other stories by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. The copper peacock, and other stories

A pair of yellow lilies -- Paperwork -- Mother's help -- Long live the queen -- Dying happy -- The copper peacock -- Weeds -- The fish-sitter -- An unwanted woman.

Aug 11, 2017
The Countess of Prague by Weeks, Stephen The Countess of Prague

Aug 13, 2017
The dance master by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. The dance master

When Matthew Hopkins leaves his hell-hole council flat to seek out funding for his heroin addiction, he spots a plastic bag on the landing outside. Pouncing on it hopefully, he finds it contains only bones. Both the bones and the bag open up more than enough avenues of investigation for Detective Chief Inspector Hennessey and Detective Superintendent Yellich. It would seem the killer wanted to draw attention to himself, perhaps even to be caught. But when a new urgency infuses the case, will the

Aug 11, 2017
The Dark Lake by Bailey, Sarah The Dark Lake

Aug 11, 2017
The dead hand of history - Monika Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. The dead hand of history - Monika Paniatowski mystery

On Monika's first day in the new job, a severed female hand is discovered on the riverbank. Only hours into the case, she finds she can no longer trust her colleagues-- or even herself.

Aug 16, 2017
The Dead Shall Be Raised and the Murder of a Quack by Bellairs, George/ Edwards, Martin (INT) The Dead Shall Be Raised and the Murder of a Quack

Aug 11, 2017
The deep dark descending by Eskens, Allen, 1963- author. The deep dark descending

"A homicide detective hunts down his wife's killers while struggling between his thirst for revenge and a twinge of conscience forbidding him to take the law into his own hands"--

Aug 11, 2017
The devil's novice - the eighth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. The devil's novice - the eighth chronicle of Brother Cadfael

In the autumn of 1140 the Benedictine monastery at Shrewsbury finds its new novice, Meriet Aspley, a disturbing presence. Meek and biddable by day, his sleep is rent by nightmares so violent as to earn him the nickname of "Devil's novice." Can Meriet be involved in the nearby disappearance of a superior prelate? As events take a sinister turn, it falls to Brother Cadfael to detect the truth behind the young man's predicament.

Aug 15, 2017
The devouring by Benn, James R, author. The devouring

"A murder in wartime Switzerland reveals Swiss complicity with the Nazis and profiteering during World War II Billy and Kaz are sent to neutral Switzerland to investigate the murder of a Swiss banking official with ties to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). The US and Swiss governments are about to embark on diplomatic discussions regarding the Safehaven Protocols, which are aimed at limiting the amount of war materials exported by Switzerland to the Nazis, halting the laundering of loote

Aug 13, 2017
The excursion train by Marston, Edward, author. The excursion train

Aug 15, 2017
The fallen by Atkins, Ace, author. The fallen

"Mississippi sheriff Quinn Colson had to admit he admired the bank robbers. A new bank was hit almost every week, and the robbers rushed in and out with such skill and precision it reminded him of raids he'd led back in Afghanistan and Iraq when he was an army ranger. In fact, it reminded him so much of the techniques in the Ranger Handbook that he couldn't help wondering if the outlaws were former Rangers themselves. And that was definitely going to be a problem. If he stood any chance of catch

Aug 13, 2017
The falls by Rankin, Ian, author. The falls

Edinburgh detective John Rebus gets involved with the case of a missing young woman. His only clues are an Internet-based role-playing game and a wooden doll stuffed into a tiny casket.

Aug 12, 2017
The ghostway by Hillerman, Tony. The ghostway

Aug 11, 2017
The Glass House by Gardner, Ashley, author. The Glass House

On a cold January night in 1817, Captain Gabriel Lacey, former cavalry officer turned amateur sleuth, is summoned to the banks of the Thames to identify the body of a young woman. When Lacey looks down at the pretty, dead young woman, cut down too soon, he vows to find her murderer. Lacey's search takes him to the Glass House, a sordid gaming hell that played a large part in the victim's past, as well as to gatherings of the haut ton and the chambers of respectable Middle Temple barristers. Lace

Aug 10, 2017
The good daughter - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. The good daughter - a novel

Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father - Pikeville's notorious defense attorney - devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night. Twenty-eight years later, and Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a lawyer herself - the ideal good daughter. But when violence comes to P

Aug 13, 2017
The hanging garden by Rankin, Ian, author. The hanging garden

Inspector John Rebus of the Edinburgh police hunts for a World War II criminal, a Nazi officer who massacred an entire village in France. At the same time he has to bust a ring which is importing East European prostitutes.

Aug 12, 2017
The hanging valley - an Inspector Banks mystery by Robinson, Peter, 1950-, author. The hanging valley - an Inspector Banks mystery

A hiker's discomposing corpse is discovered by an unsuspecting tourist. But this strange, incomprehensible murder is only the edge of the darkness that hover over a small rural village and its tight-lipped residents.

Aug 11, 2017
The heretic's apprentice by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. The heretic's apprentice

The sixteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael. Brother Cadfael must find a rebuttal for charges of heresy and solve a murder.

Aug 15, 2017
The hermit of Eyton Forest - the fourteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. The hermit of Eyton Forest - the fourteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael

The arrival of a hermit in the neighborhood heralds misfortunes for the monks of the Abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul. Brother Cadfael investigates the murder of a recent guest and the disappearance of a young student.

Aug 15, 2017
The hidden - a Monika Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. The hidden - a Monika Paniatowski mystery

DCI Paniatowski's team are increasingly convinced that the girl found dead in the woods is the victim of a ritual killing, carried out by a secret society which has been established in the very heart of Whitebridge. Their problem is that without Paniatowski there to back them up, they find it impossible to persuade the ambitious DCI 'Rhino' Dixon that treating it as a mere domestic murder will get them nowhere. And so Meadows, Crane and Beresford find themselves out on a limb - cutting corners,

Aug 10, 2017
The holy thief by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. The holy thief

During the hot summer of 1144, the Earl of Essex succumbs to a fatal arrow, but only after a lingering fever during which his officials do their best to save him from hellfire by restoring various properties he has annexed. And then heavy rains bring threats of floods and the holy relics must be saved. When the waters subside, a robber is revealed and before Brother Cadfael can solve that case a murder is added.

Aug 15, 2017
The house of four by Nadel, Barbara, author. The house of four

Everyone in the Istanbul neighbourhood of Moda knows the Devil's House. A crumbling Ottoman mansion, and once the home of a princess, it is a place associated with ill fortune. The princess' four children, now in old age, still live in separate apartments on different floors and are rumoured never to speak to each other. Then one of them is found dead, stabbed through the heart, and it is discovered that the other three siblings have met an identical fate. There is no sign of forced entry or bur

Aug 11, 2017
The incredible crime by Austen-Leigh, Lois, author. The incredible crime

Prince's College, Cambridge, is a peaceful and scholarly community, enlivened by Prudence Pinsent, the Master's daughter. Spirited, beautiful, and thoroughly unconventional, Prudence is a remarkable young woman.One fine morning she sets out for Suffolk to join her cousin Lord Wellende for a few days' hunting. On the way Prudence encounters Captain Studde of the coastguard - who is pursuing a quarry of his own.Studde is on the trail of a drug smuggling ring that connects Wellende Hall with the cl

Aug 10, 2017
The Julius House - an Aurora Teagarden mystery by Harris, Charlaine, author. The Julius House - an Aurora Teagarden mystery

In Georgia, former librarian Aurora Teagarden is overjoyed when her new husband, rich and handsome Martin Bartell gives her a house as a wedding present. Intrigued, too, as the house once belonged to a family which simply disappeared. But when she tries to satisfy her curiosity with a bit of snooping, she is nearly killed by an ax-wielding attacker. Which sets her to thinking, whom exactly did she marry? By the author of Three Bedrooms, One Corpse.

Aug 15, 2017
The keys to the street - a novel of suspense by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. The keys to the street - a novel of suspense

A young aristocratic woman from London volunteers to donate bone marrow to save the life of a homeless man, while a vicious stalker in the city's Regent Park terrorizes its dwellers in a shockingly brutal fashion.

Aug 11, 2017
The killing floor by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. The killing floor

In Glasgow, police discover in bushes a corpse minus head and hands. It is of a woman who has been dead for six months and she is identified as Pam McArthur, a social worker. She was also a busybody, which led her to uncover a scandal involving a local notable. He hired some men to take care of her and now Sergeant Ray Sussock sets out to take care of him. By the author of London Day Monday.

Aug 11, 2017
The knocker on death's door by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. The knocker on death's door

Aug 15, 2017
The last detective by Lovesey, Peter, author. The last detective

A woman's body has been found floating in a large reservoir just south of Bristol. In order to solve the mystery of the "Lady in the Lake," Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond must locate two missing letters attributed to Jane Austen and defy his superiors on the force to save a woman unjustly accused of murder. This is the first of the Peter Diamond series; it won the 1992 Anthony Boucher Award for Best Mystery Novel.

Aug 10, 2017
The last place you look by Lepionka, Kristen, author. The last place you look

"Nobody knows what happened to Sarah Cook. The beautiful blonde teenager disappeared fifteen years ago, the same night her parents were brutally murdered in their suburban Ohio home. Her boyfriend Brad Stockton--black and from the wrong side of the tracks--was convicted of the murders and is now on death row. Though he's maintained his innocence all along, the clock is running out. His execution is only weeks away when his devoted sister insists she spied Sarah at an area gas station. Willing to

Aug 10, 2017
The late show by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author. The late show

"Rene´e Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Bal

Aug 13, 2017
The lies with - a DI Will Jackman thriller by Isaac, Jane, author. The lies with - a DI Will Jackman thriller

Grace Daniels is distraught after her daughter's body is found in a Leicestershire country lane. With her family falling apart and the investigation going nowhere, Grace's only solace is the re-emergence of Faye, an old friend who seems to understand her loss. DI Will Jackman delves into the case, until a family tragedy and a figure from his past threaten to derail him. When the police discover another victim, the spotlight falls on Grace. Can Jackman find the killer, before she is convicted of

Aug 10, 2017
The lying game by Ware, Ruth, author. The lying game

The text message arrives in the small hours of the night. It's just three words: I need you. Isa drops everything, takes her baby daughter and heads straight to Salten. She spent the most significant days of her life at boarding school on the marshes there, days which still cast their shadow over her. At school Isa and her three best friends used to play the Lying Game. They competed to convince people of the most outrageous stories. Now, after seventeen years of secrets, something terrible has

Aug 10, 2017
The man with no face by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. The man with no face

A small-time crook is murdered in Glasgow and under his bed police find newspaper clippings of an abduction for which ransom was paid but the victim is still missing. Inspector Donoghue investigates.

Aug 11, 2017
The merry devils by Marston, Edward. The merry devils

Bookholder Nicholas Bracewell, fresh from his triumph holding together his volatile players company during a treasonous plot against Queen Elizabeth, is set to make the galleries of The Queens Head ring with laughter with a new comedy, The Merry Devils. The lugubrious landlord is sure mischief will result. Nicholas sees only a harmless comedy that will not summon up real devils, but two actors adept at tumbling. How then, during the crucial scene, do three devils appear on stage, one looking dis

Aug 13, 2017
The missing masterpiece - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M., author. The missing masterpiece - a Dorothy Martin mystery

When Dorothy Martin goes to France - alone because Alan is stuck back home in Sherebury with a broken ankle - she worries about her ability to get along in a language she barely speaks, and in a country she hasn't seen for over fifty years. But by the time Alan joins her a week later, Dorothy has found herself embroiled in one mystery after another: a woman drowning in quicksand; a man suffering a nea--fatal fall in the abbey at Mont Saint Michel; and a missing American archaeologist - all seemi

Aug 10, 2017
The nameless dead - an Inspector Devlin mystery by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-, author. The nameless dead - an Inspector Devlin mystery

Declan Cleary's body has never been found, but everyone believes he was killed for informing on a friend more than 30 years ago. Now the Commission for Location of Victims' Remains is following a tip-off that he was buried on the small isle of Islandmore, in the middle of the River Foyle. Instead, the dig uncovers a baby's skeleton, and it doesn't look like death by natural causes. But evidence revealed by the commission's activities cannot lead to prosecution. Inspector Devlin is torn. He has n

Aug 16, 2017
The naming of the dead by Rankin, Ian, author. The naming of the dead

Sent to man an abandoned police station during an international conference between the leaders of the free world, officer John Rebus investigates the suspicious falling death of a delegate at an Edinburgh banquet.

Aug 12, 2017
The Naturalist by Mayne, Andrew The Naturalist

Aug 11, 2017
The nine-tailed fox by Limón, Martin, 1948- author. The nine-tailed fox

"Three American GIs have gone missing in different South Korean cities. Sergeants George Sueno and Ernie Bascom, agents for the Army CID, link the disappearances to a woman locally rumored to be a gumiho, a legendary nine-thousand-tailed fox disguised asa woman. George suspects that the woman is no mythical creature, but a wealthy kidnapper who's good at covering her tracks. Scrambling to stay one step ahead of a psychotic mastermind, George realizes he will have to risk his life to discover the

Aug 11, 2017
The painted queen by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-2013, author. The painted queen

"Egypt, 1912. Amelia Peabody and her dashing archeologist husband, Radcliffe Emerson, are once again in danger as they search for a priceless, stolen bust of legendary Queen Nefertiti and Amelia finds herself the target of assassins in this long-awaited, eagerly anticipated final installment of Elizabeth Peters's bestselling, beloved mystery series"--

Aug 10, 2017
The Persian Always Meows Twice by Watkins, Eileen The Persian Always Meows Twice

Aug 11, 2017
The property of lies - a Herbert Reardon historical mystery by Eccles, Marjorie, author. The property of lies - a Herbert Reardon historical mystery

1930. When a body is discovered on the premises of the newly-established Maxstead Court School for Girls, Detective Inspector Herbert Reardon is called in to investigate. His wife Ellen having just accepted a job as French teacher, Reardon is alarmed to find the school a hotbed of scandalous secrets, suppressed passions, petty jealousies and wanton schoolgirl cruelty. As he pursues his enquiries, it becomes clear that the dead woman was not who - or what - she claimed to be. Who was she really -

Aug 10, 2017
The quality of mercy by Medhat, Katayoun, author. The quality of mercy

"Meet Franz Kafka, conflicted cop, hapless investigator, wide-eyed cynic on an odyssey across the Navajo reservation, pursuing a murder case"--

Aug 15, 2017
The question of the absentee father - an Asperger's mystery by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author. The question of the absentee father - an Asperger's mystery

Aug 11, 2017
The rat catchers' olympics by Cotterill, Colin, author. The rat catchers' olympics

"1980: The Democratic People's Republic of Laos is proud to be competing in its first-ever Olympics. Of course, half the world is boycotting the Moscow Summer Olympic Games to protest Russia's recent invasion of Afghanistan, but that has made room for athletes from countries that are usually too small or underfunded to be competitive--countries like Laos. Ex-national coroner of Laos Dr. Siri Paiboun may be retired, but he and his wife, Madame Daeng, would do just about anything to have a chance

Aug 12, 2017
The reason why - an anthology of the murderous mind by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author, editor. The reason why - an anthology of the murderous mind

An analysis of murder based on the works of famous writers and organized by motive and situation: killing in the family, for revenge, for gain, out of guilt, for escape, as an altruistic deed, as a manifestation of pure evil, finally, as a casual, motiveless act. The writers range from Sophocles to Truman Capote.

Aug 11, 2017
The return by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. The return

He had 'victim' written all over him ... Out searching for buried treasure in a private wood one June day, lonely Michael Jolly makes a disturbing find: a bone attached to a bone attached to a skull. Convinced that he'll receive a reward for discovering a missing person, Jolly is quick to call the police. And soon Chief Inspector Hennessey and Sergeant Yellich make an appearance at the scene of this decades-old crime. While Hennessey and Yellich try to piece together the mystery surrounding the

Aug 11, 2017
The rising - an Inspector Devlin mystery by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-, author. The rising - an Inspector Devlin mystery

"When Garda Inspector Benedict Devlin is summoned to a burning barn, he finds inside the charred remains of a man who is quickly identified as a local drug dealer, Martin Kielty. It soon becomes clear that Kielty?s death was no accident, and suspicion falls on a local vigilante group. Former paramilitaries, the men call themselves The Rising."--Publisher's website.

Aug 16, 2017
The rottweiler - a novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. The rottweiler - a novel

A serial killer known as the "Rottweiler" stalks the young women of a London neighborhood near Lisson Grove, and the only clue lies in the trinkets taken by the killer from each victim, items that start to turn up at a local antique shop.

Aug 11, 2017
The silence of the rain by García-Roza, L. A. (Luiz Alfredo), author. The silence of the rain

Inspector Espinosa investigates the murder of a corporate executive found dead in his car, piecing together clues surrounding the victim's missing secretary, a life insurance policy, the victim's widow, and two additional murder victims.

Aug 15, 2017
The silent second - a Chuck Restic mystery by Phillips, Adam Walker, 1971- author. The silent second - a Chuck Restic mystery

"Chuck Restic has achieved the American dream: a successful career with a large corporation, his own home, and the best health care insurance and retirement package money can buy ... but he's crumbling inside. Twenty years in Human Resources have pushed Chuck Restic into an existential crisis. Only when he sets out to find a missing employee from his L.A. firm does he feel alive again. Applying his HR skills and wit to his moonlight detective work, Chuck unravels a web of crooked real estate dea

Aug 13, 2017
The sixth victim by Harris, Tessa, author. The sixth victim

The foggy streets of London's Whitechapel district have become a nocturnal hunting ground for Jack the Ripper, and no woman is safe. Flower girl Constance Piper is not immune to dread, but she is more preoccupied with her own strange experiences of late. Clairvoyants seem to be everywhere these days. Constance's mother has found comfort in contacting her late father in a se´ance. But are such powers real? And could Constance really be possessed of second sight? She longs for the wise counsel of

Aug 10, 2017
The state counsellor - a Fandorin mystery by Akunin, B. (Boris), author. The state counsellor - a Fandorin mystery

Russia, 1891. The new governor-general of Siberia has been secreted away on a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow. A blizzard rages outside as a mustachioed official climbs aboard near the city; with his trademark stutter, he introduces himself as State Counsellor Erast Fandorin. He then thrusts a dagger inscribed with the initials CG into the governor-general's heart and, tearing off his mustache, escapes out the carriage window. The head of the Department of Security soon shows up at the real

Aug 10, 2017
The strange disappearance of a Bollywood star by Khan, Vaseem, 1973- author. The strange disappearance of a Bollywood star

Mumbai is a city that thrives on extravagant spectacles and larger-than-life characters.But as Chopra is about to discover, even in the city of dreams, there is no guarantee of a happy ending.Rising star and incorrigible playboy Vikram Verma has disappeared, leaving his latest film in jeopardy. Hired by Verma's formidable mother to find him, Inspector Chopra and his sidekick, baby elephant Ganesha, embark on a journey deep into the world's most flamboyant movie industry.As they uncover feuding s

Aug 13, 2017
The tale of Applebeck Orchard - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Applebeck Orchard - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

In 1910 Miss Beatrix Potter is able to get away from her parents and goes to her properties in the Land Between the Lakes, Hill Top Farm and Castle Farm, where trouble is brewing in the hamlet. When Mr. Harmsworth barricades the foot path running through his property, Applebeck Farm, claiming he did it because someone lit a fire to his hayloft, and another fire ruins a place of business, Miss Potter is on the case!

Aug 15, 2017
The tale of Briar Bank - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Briar Bank - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

Mr. Wickstead has died under a tree limb. The villagers are certain that his death had to do with a treasure he dug up last spring. But why was he in the wood on a frigid night? And what of the claw marks on the limb? And what was that treasure? As per usual, the town's animals know more than the Big Folk. And only Pickles, Wickstead's fox terrier, knows exactly what happened. It's up to amateur sleuth Beatrix Potter to help the denizens of Sawrey, human and animal, solve the little matter of mu

Aug 15, 2017
The tale of Castle Cottage - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Castle Cottage - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

Beatrix and William's impending nuptials are delayed when the remodeling of their future home, Castle Cottage, causes more problems than anticipated in the latest installment of a series that incorporates events from the life of Beatrix Potter and her beloved characters.

Aug 15, 2017
The tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

When Beatrix Potter returns to her new hometown of Sawrey after some time away, she finds the village threatened by a mysterious outsider who plans to destroy the pristine shoreline of Lake Windermere by constructing a number of villas.

Aug 15, 2017
The tale of Hawthorn House - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Hawthorn House - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

When a baby arrives on her doorstep during Sawrey's annual summer fe^te, Beatrix Potter sets out to discover the truth about the abandoned baby, following her only clue, a scarab ring, to Hawthorn House, a legendary manor reputed to be haunted.

Aug 15, 2017
The tale of Hill Top Farm - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Hill Top Farm - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

After purchasing a farm in the beautiful Lake District of England, the animal lover attempts to make friends among her fellow villagers, while her animal companions find themselves caught up in solving a baffling mystery, in the first volume in a new mystery series inspired by the life of Beatrix Potter.

Aug 15, 2017
The tale of Oat Cake Crag - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Oat Cake Crag - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

1912. The peace of the Lake District is interrupted by the noisy test flights of a new flying machine: the hydroplane-- and Beatrix's friend Grace is receiving anonymous letters that threaten her good name and her plans to marry.

Aug 15, 2017
The tell-tale tarte by Corrigan, Maya, author. The tell-tale tarte

Its a cold January in the Chesapeake Bay area, but Cool Down Cafe´ manager Val Deniston has plenty to sweat overlike catering a book club event, testing recipes for her Granddads cookbook, and catching the author of a deadly tale of murder. . .The last thing Val needs in her life is an unsolved murder, especially when the victim, an actor famed for impersonating Edgar Allan Poe, happens to be dressed exactly like her Granddad. To keep an eye on Granddad, whose latest job takes him to the home of

Aug 11, 2017
The third Nero by Davis, Lindsey, author. The third Nero

"In 90 A.D., following the Saturninus revolt in Germany, the Emperor Domitian has become more paranoid about traitors and dissenters around him. This leads to several senators and even provincial governors facing charges and being executed for supposed crimes of conspiracy and insulting the emperor. Wanting to root out all the supports of Saturninus from the Senate, one of Domitian's men offers to hire Flavia Alba to do some intelligence work. Flavia Alba, daughter and chip off the old block of

Aug 10, 2017
The Trickster's Lullaby by Fradkin, Barbara The Trickster's Lullaby

Aug 11, 2017
The water's lovely - a novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. The water's lovely - a novel

A decade after the killing of her stepfather, Ismay is still haunted by nightmares of his murder and of seeing his naked body floating in the bathtub and her sister, Heather, standing over him.

Aug 12, 2017
The weight of lies - a novel by Carpenter, Emily, 1967- author. The weight of lies - a novel

"In this gripping, atmospheric family drama, a young woman investigates the forty­-year­-old murder that inspired her mother's bestselling novel, and uncovers devastating truths--and dangerous lies. Reformed party girl Meg Ashley leads a life of privilege, thanks to a bestselling horror novel her mother wrote decades ago. But Meg knows that the glow of their very public life hides a darker reality of lies, manipulation, and the heartbreak of her own solitary childhood. Desperate to

Aug 10, 2017
The weight of night - a novel of suspense by Carbo, Christine, author. The weight of night - a novel of suspense

"In the magnificent and brutal terrain of Glacier National Park, a devastating forest fire reveals a long ago crime that may be connected to the recent disappearance of a young boy, from the award-winning author of The Wild Inside and Mortal Fall--perfect for fans of Nevada Barr and C.J. Box. In a land sculpted by glaciers, the forest is on fire. Thick smoke chokes the mountain air and casts a twilight glow over the imposing mountains and vistas of Montana's Glacier National Park. When firefight

Aug 10, 2017
The witches' tree - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C, author. The witches' tree - an Agatha Raisin mystery

Aug 11, 2017
Thieves' dozen by Westlake, Donald E. Thieves' dozen

On a literary landscape filled with cunning criminal masterminds, Donald E. Westlake's John Dortmunder is in a league of his own. With no scam too outrageous to contemplate, and no plan too simple to go wrong, this quirky career thief has stolen everything from money buried under a reservoir to a bank -- the whole bank. Now the ultimate repeat offender returns in a first-time collection of short stories proving that, just like bagels and donuts, with Dortmunder it's always better by the dozen ..

Aug 10, 2017
Thirteen steps down - a novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Thirteen steps down - a novel

Elderly Gwendolyn Chawcer and her colorful group of friends become increasingly suspicious of her tenant, Michael "Mix" Cellini, an eccentric with an obsession for a model he has only seen once, who idolizes serial killer Reggie Christie, as his odd behavior and obsessions take an ever darker turn.

Aug 11, 2017
This Side of Murder by Huber, Anna Lee This Side of Murder

Aug 11, 2017
Three drops of blood and a cloud of cocaine by Mouron, Quentin, author. Three drops of blood and a cloud of cocaine

"When old Jimmy Henderson is found murdered in his Ford pick-up truck in a suburb of Boston, Sheriff Paul McCarthy takes charge of the investigation. Soon, Franck, a young private detective visiting from New York, also takes an interest in the case. Breaking the conventions of the genre, the novel holds a satirical mirror to our society by entering the minds of two men right on the edge of sanity. Sheriff McCarthy, a church-going man, desperately trying to keep a boundary between the sordidness

Aug 10, 2017
Thyme of death - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Thyme of death - a China Bayles mystery

China Bayles gives up her law career in Houston to run the Thyme and Seasons herb shop in Pecan Springs, Texas, but finds that evil can come to even that small town when her friend is murdered.

Aug 15, 2017
To fear a painted devil by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. To fear a painted devil

Aug 11, 2017
Trace by Mayor, Archer, author. Trace

Aug 11, 2017
Treasure trove by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Treasure trove

Aug 11, 2017
Turkey trot murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author. Turkey trot murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Aug 11, 2017
Two nights - a novel by Reichs, Kathy, author. Two nights - a novel

"A childhood spent in a dangerous cult left Sunday Night never with a bone-deep instinct for survival that's kept her alive into adulthood but left her mostly friendless. Forced into early retirement from the police force due to an injury, Sunnie retreats from an outside world she doesn't trust and sees little use for, until a wealthy woman contacts her with a plea: her teenage granddaughter has been missing since the day of a bombing near a Jewish school. Suspecting the work of religious extrem

Aug 10, 2017
Two way cut by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Two way cut

"This deftly written procedural realistically captures the life of modern Glasgow and the men who keep law and order there. A young cop on the beat finds a body laid out, with the head hacked off and neatly left on the chest of the torso. No clues to the victim's identity are available, but several peculiar aspects of the crime cause the detectives of Glasgow's P Division to conclude that some sort of ritual murder has occurred. For one thing, the victim was washed and dressed in new clothes aft

Aug 11, 2017
Venetian blood - murder in a sensuous city by Volker, Christine Evelyn, author. Venetian blood - murder in a sensuous city

Struggling to forget a crumbling marriage, forty-year-old Anna Lucia Lottol comes to Venice to visit an old friendbut instead of finding solace, she is dragged into the police station and accused of murdering a money-laundering count with whom she had a brief affair. A us treasury officer with brains and athleticism, Anna fights to clear her name in a seductive city full of watery illusions. As she works to pry information from a cast of recalcitrant characters sometimes denying what she sees an

Aug 12, 2017
Wagging Through the Snow by Berenson, Laurien Wagging Through the Snow

Aug 11, 2017
Weycombe - a novel of suspense by Malliet, G. M., 1951- author. Weycombe - a novel of suspense

Aug 11, 2017
Whispers of warning by Estevao, Jessica, author. Whispers of warning

"Free from the clutches of her con artist father, Ruby Proulx is starting to settle in at the Belden, her aunt Honoria's seaside hotel. She loves finally being rooted in one place and also feels a sense of purpose as she helps Honoria keep her business afloat by acting as a psychic medium for the hotel's metaphysically inclined guests. When one of the guests, renowned Spiritualist and outspoken suffragist, Sophronia Foster Eldridge checks into the hotel for a monthlong stay, Ruby finds her sense

Aug 11, 2017
Widow's tears by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Widow's tears

Herbalist ex-lawyer China Bayles investigates the murder of a teller at the Pecan Springs bank and follows the clues to a haunted bed and breakfast.

Aug 15, 2017
Wild justice by Gregson, J. M., author. Wild justice

When Tamsin Hayes decides to murder her husband Tim, she is unaware that he is already under investigation for other crimes.

Aug 12, 2017
Win, Lose or Draw by Corris, Peter Win, Lose or Draw

Aug 15, 2017
Winter ground by McPherson, Catriona Winter ground

Aug 11, 2017
Witches' bane by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Witches' bane

High-powered Houston attorney China Bayles has forsaken big bucks in the big city to become a good ol' gal in tiny Pecan Springs, Texas. She's opened an herb store and now dabbles in New Age arts and crafts, hangs out with the local "single and loving it" ladies, and solves crimes in her spare time. And it's a good thing she does--Pecan Springs is in the throes of a witch hunt. First it was the appearance of sacrificial artifacts. Then it was a Wiccan Night of the Dead celebration. Next someone

Aug 15, 2017
Wolf to the slaughter - an Inspector Wexford novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Wolf to the slaughter - an Inspector Wexford novel

Anita Margolis, young, beautiful, carefree, has vanished into thin air. She left her home to attend a party one wet evening, but has not been seen since. She is reported missing soon after by her brother, whom she shared a flat with, the acclaimed but eccentric artist Rupert Margolis. Inspector Burden quickly forms an impression of a wanton young girl simply gone off somewhere with a boyfriend having neglected to let anyone know. After all, she was that sort of woman, in Burden's opinion. Howeve

Aug 12, 2017
Wolf's revenge - a Leo Maxwell mystery by Smith, Lachlan, author. Wolf's revenge - a Leo Maxwell mystery

Aug 11, 2017
Wormwood by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Wormwood

While getting some much needed rest and assisting with some herbal workshops, China Bayles stumbles over old secrets in a Kentucky Shaker village after a shocking death occurs during her stay.

Aug 15, 2017
Wrong side of the paw by Cass, Laurie, author. Wrong side of the paw

"As the bookmobile rolls along the hills of Chilson, Michigan, Minnie and Eddie spread good cheer and good reads. But when her faithful feline finds his way into the middle of a murder, Minnie is there, like any good librarian, to check it out." --

Aug 11, 2017
Yews with caution by Collins, Kate, 1951- author. Yews with caution

"It's April in New Chapel, and Abby and her husband, Marco, are off to buy shrubs for their new house. But the owner of the local landscaping company is nowhere to be found. Abby's best friend, Nikki, meanwhile, believes she unwittingly helped a group of her hospital coworkers conspire to kill the man."--Provided by the publisher

Aug 11, 2017
Yuletide Homicide by Hesse, Jennifer David Yuletide Homicide

Aug 11, 2017