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A casualty of war by Todd, Charles, author. A casualty of war

Jul 25, 2017
A catered costume party - a mystery with recipes by Crawford, Isis, author. A catered costume party - a mystery with recipes

Jul 24, 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.

Jul 25, 2017
A crime of passion fruit by Alexander, Ellie, author. A crime of passion fruit

"Jules Capshaw is trying to keep her cool as Torte gets set to make its transformation from quaint, local confectionary cafe´ to royal pastry palace. Meanwhile, Jules's estranged husband Carlos is making a desperate plea for her to come aboard his cruise ship and dazzle everyone with her signature sweets. She may be skeptical about returning to her former nautical life with Carlos but Jules can't resist an all-expense-paid trip, either. If only she knew that a dead body would find its way onto t

Jul 19, 2017
A dead bore - another John Pickett mystery by South, Sheri Cobb. A dead bore - another John Pickett mystery

Eager to escape London following the scandal of her husband's death, Lady fieldhurst accepts an invitation to spend the summer in Yorkshire at the home of Sir General & Lady Hollingshead. She soon discovers that country life is not what she imagined.

Jul 23, 2017
A ghostly light by Blackwell, Juliet, author. A ghostly light

In the latest mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Give Up the Ghost, it will take a beacon of ghostly intervention to guide contractor Mel Turner to the truth...Dangerous tides ahead...When her friend Alicia hires Turner Construction to renovate a historic lighthouse in the San Francisco Bay, Mel Turner can’t wait to get her hands dirty. Alicia plans to transform the island property into a welcoming inn, and while Mel has never attempted a project so ambitious—or so tall—before

Jul 19, 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

Jul 23, 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

Jul 24, 2017
A Knit Before Dying by Hartwell, Sadie A Knit Before Dying

Jul 24, 2017
A Murder Too Soon - A Tudor Mystery by Jecks, Michael A Murder Too Soon - A Tudor Mystery

Jul 24, 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

Jul 23, 2017
A Place in the Wind by Chazin, Suzanne A Place in the Wind

Jul 25, 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"--

Jul 23, 2017
A Study in Gold - A Contemporary British Mystery Set in Oxford by Dalton, Annie A Study in Gold - A Contemporary British Mystery Set in Oxford

Jul 24, 2017
A Whiff of Cyanide by Fraser-sampson, Guy A Whiff of Cyanide

Jul 25, 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

Jul 23, 2017
An echo of murder by Perry, Anne, author. An echo of murder

Jul 22, 2017
Another man's ground by Booth, Claire, author. Another man's ground

"It starts out as an interesting little theft case. Branson, Missouri's new Sheriff Hank Worth is called out to look at stands of trees that have been stripped of their bark, which the property owner had planned to harvest for the booming herbal supplement market. At first, Hank easily balances the demands of the investigation with his fledging political career. He was appointed several months earlier to the vacant sheriff position, but he needs to win the fast-approaching election in order to k

Jul 19, 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

Jul 21, 2017
Betrayal at Iga - a Hiro Hattori novel by Spann, Susan, author. Betrayal at Iga - a Hiro Hattori novel

"After fleeing Kyoto, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo take refuge with Hiro's ninja clan in the mountains of Iga Province. When an ambassador from the rival Koga clan is murdered during peace negotiations, Hiro and Father Mateo must find the killer in time to prevent a war between the ninja clans."--Back cover.

Jul 19, 2017
Booked 4 murder by Eaton, J.C. author. Booked 4 murder

Never judge a book by its cover...Sophie “Phee” Kimball is not a cop. She’s a divorced, middle-aged mom who works as an account clerk for the police department in a small city in Minnesota. But her retired mother, Harriet Plunkett, is convinced Phee is the only one who can solve the mystery of a cursed book. According to Harriet, four members of her book club have already succumbed to the deadly curse. Harriet insists Phee catch the next plane to her retirement community in Sun City West, Arizon

Jul 19, 2017
Boundary- the last summer by Michaud, Andrée A., 1957- Boundary- the last summer

Jul 23, 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

Jul 24, 2017
Child of my winter by Lanh, Andrew, author. Child of my winter

Rick van Lam is bui doi , "a child of dust," as the Vietnamese scornfully called a mixed-blood kid whose father was an unknown American GI. But Rick was lucky-in time he was sent to America. And he's ended up in Hartford, Connecticut, where he's made a life as a private eye after leaving a career as a cop at the NYPD. Rick is also teaching a part-time course at Farmington College where brainy Vietnamese student Dustin Trang, a scholarship student with no social skills and an oddly hostile family

Jul 19, 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

Jul 23, 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

Jul 23, 2017
Cooking is murder by Craig, Elizabeth Spann, 1971- Cooking is murder

Myrtle has decided that she's actually a very good cook. In fact, she feels she's such a good cook that she elects to hone her skills at a cooking school. She persuades her reluctant friend Miles to join her, convinced they both could use some inspiration in the kitchen.This cooking school enrolls one rather loud-mouth student who quickly makes everyone fed-up. This unfortunate student, fond of telling tales out of school, learns that one man's meat is another man's poison. Myrtle and Miles must

Jul 19, 2017
Dark water by Bilal, Parker, 1960- author. Dark water

"When an Englishman, Marcus Winslow, appears at Private Investigator Makana's door one April morning, Makana does not realize that he will soon risk losing everything he has built for himself in Cairo. Winslow represents the British Secret Intelligence Services and he has a special mission to offer, one that Makana cannot resist: Ayman Nizari, a dangerous specialist in biochemical nerve agents, is on the run and asking for asylum. The only person who can bring him in is Makana--by Nizari's own r

Jul 19, 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

Jul 23, 2017
Deadfall by Fairstein, Linda A., author. Deadfall

"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

Jul 24, 2017
Death around the bend by Kinsey, T. E. (Thomas E.), author. Death around the bend

"September 1909, and Lady Hardcastle and her maid, Florence, have been invited to Lord Riddlethorpe's country estate for a week of motor racing and parties. They both agree that it sounds like a perfectly charming holiday. But when one of the drivers dies in a crash during the very first race, they discover that what seemed like an uncharacteristic error in judgement may have a more sinister explanation. Closer investigation reveals that the driver's car was sabotaged--and the driver murdered. T

Jul 19, 2017
Death by his grace by Quartey, Kwei, author. Death by his grace

"Katherine Yeboah's marriage to Solomon Vanderpuye is all the talk of Accra high society. But when it becomes apparent that Katherine is infertile, Solomon's extended family accuses her of being a witch, hounding her until the relationship is so soured Solomon feels compelled to order Katherine out of the house they shared. Alone on her last night there, Katherine is brutally murdered by an intruder wielding a machete. Chief Inspector Darko Dawson of the Ghanaian federal police has personal as

Jul 24, 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

Jul 23, 2017
Death of a bachelorette by Levine, Laura, 1943- author. Death of a bachelorette

Jaine's life has been a royal pain since she started penning dialogue for Some Day My Prince Will Come - a cheesy dating show that features bachelorettes competing for the heart of Spencer Dalworth VII, a very distant heir to the British throne. As if fending off golf ball-sized bugs on a sweltering island wasn't tough enough, Jaine must test her patience against an irritable production crew and fierce contestants who will do anything to get their prince. But Jaine never expected murder to enter

Jul 19, 2017
Death of a lobster lover by Hollis, Lee, author. Death of a lobster lover

The quaint fishing village of Salmon Cove, Maine, seems like the ideal location for a girls weekend with Hayleys gal pals, Liddy and Mona. Liddys on the rebound from a breakup, but when she meets a handsome tourist, it looks like a little romance might liven things up.Unfortunately, Liddys new sweetheart is found dead on the beach the next morning at the towns Lobster Bake, next to an overturned cooking pot. The liberated lobsters may be scrambling back to the sea, but Hayleys not about to let a

Jul 19, 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

Jul 23, 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--

Jul 24, 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

Jul 24, 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

Jul 24, 2017
Death Shall Come - A Country House Murder Mystery by Green, Simon R. Death Shall Come - A Country House Murder Mystery

Jul 24, 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.

Jul 23, 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

Jul 23, 2017
Fast falls the night by Keller, Julia, author. Fast falls the night

"The first drug overdose comes just after midnight, when a young woman dies on the dirty floor of a gas station bathroom. To the people of the small town of Acker's Gap, West Virginia, it is just another tragedy. It is sad--but these days, depressingly familiar. But then there is another overdose. And another. And another. Prosecutor Bell Elkins soon realizes that her Appalachian hometown is facing its starkest challenge yet: a day of constant heroin overdoses from a batch tainted with a lethal

Jul 19, 2017
Fateful mornings - a Henry Farrell novel by Bouman, Tom, author. Fateful mornings - a Henry Farrell novel

"In Wild Thyme, Pennsylvania, summer has brought Officer Henry Farrell nothing but trouble. Heroin has arrived with a surge in burglaries and other crime. When local carpenter Kevin O'Keeffe admits that he shot a man and that his girlfriend, Penny, is missing, the search leads the small-town cop to an industrial vice district across state lines that has already ensnared more than one of his neighbors. With the patience of a hunter, Farrell ventures into a world of shadow beyond the fields and fo

Jul 19, 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

Jul 24, 2017
For deader or worse - another John Pickett mystery by South, Sheri Cobb, author. For deader or worse - another John Pickett mystery

"After a modest wedding ceremony, Bow Street Runner John Pickett and his bride Julia, the former Lady Fieldhurst, set out for a wedding trip to Somersetshire, where Pickett must face his greatest challenge yet: meeting his in-laws...Pickett is surprised to learn from Julia's parents that she once had an elder sister: Claudia, Lady Buckleigh, who disappeared thirteen years earlier, leaving no trace beyond a blood-soaked shawl. Hoping to to redeen himself in the eyes of Julia's family, he sets out

Jul 23, 2017
Four later novels - Black money, The instant enemy, The goodbye look, The underground man [Lew Archer novels #13-16] by Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983, author. Four later novels - Black money, The instant enemy, The goodbye look, The underground man [Lew Archer novels #13-16]

Jul 19, 2017
Glass house by Gardner, Ashley Glass house

Jul 22, 2017
Glass houses - a novel by Penny, Louise, author. Glass houses - a novel

Jul 24, 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

Jul 23, 2017
Grave Errors by Perry, Carol J. Grave Errors

Jul 24, 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

Jul 23, 2017
If the haunting fits, wear it by Pressey, Rose. If the haunting fits, wear it

When Cookie Chanel lands a dream assignment of providing vintage hats for a high-society Kentucky Derby party, shes brimming with excitement. Leaving her mother and best friend to mind the store at Its Vintage YAll, Cookie packs up her psychic cat and races to Kentucky. But before she can hang her hat, her enthusiasm is dampened when the rider of the potential Derby-winning horse is put out to pasture. Now shes saddled with the jockeys ghost, who insists she find his killer. With suspects rangin

Jul 19, 2017
In the market for murder by Kinsey, T. E. (Thomas E.), author. In the market for murder

"Spring, 1909, and Lady Hardcastle, amateur sleuth and all-round eccentric, is enjoying a well-deserved rest. But a week after a trip to the cattle market, Spencer Caradine, a local farmer, turns up dead in the pub, face-down in his beef and mushroom pie. Once again, it is up to Lady Hardcastle and her maid, Florence, to solve the case. Armed with wit and whimsy, not to mention Florence's mean right hook, the pair set out to discover what really happened and why. Was it poison or just ill luck?

Jul 19, 2017
Kill the heroes by Thurlo, David, author. Kill the heroes

"Charlie Henry, co-owner of a pawnshop and Iraq war veteran, has, for the most part, settled into his somewhat quieter life in Albuquerque. He is invited to attend the dedication of a memorial in a park, where he, other local heroes, and first respondersare to be honored for their military accomplishments and dedication to the community. But trouble always seems to follow Charlie. When gunshots ring out, barely missing Charlie and hitting the man next to him, it's clear that a dangerous madman i

Jul 24, 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 ...

Jul 24, 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

Jul 24, 2017
Mexico City noir by Mexico City noir

Paco Ignacio Taibo II was born in Gijón, Spain, and has lived in Mexico since 1958. He is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, which have been published in many languages around the world, including a mystery series starring Mexican Private Investigator Héctor Belascoarán Shayne. He is a professor of history at the Metropolitan University of Mexico City.

Jul 19, 2017
Montana Noir by Grady, James (EDT)/ Graff, Keir (EDT) Montana Noir

Jul 24, 2017
Murder at Chateau sur Mer by Maxwell, Alyssa, author. Murder at Chateau sur Mer

Jul 24, 2017
Murder at the male revue by Perona, Elizabeth, author. Murder at the male revue

When Mary Ruth's company is hired to cater a fundraiser featuring the Buckingham Male Revue, the ladies see the chance to cross another item off their bucket list: helping divorcée Joy McQueen get over her decades-old fear of men in the buff. But when fundraiser sponsor Camille Ledfelter is stabbed to death, the women must uncover the naked truth about who wanted her dead. Proving who did it, however, will require dodging a persistent stripper-for-hire, surviving the American Legion Bingo, drink

Jul 19, 2017
Murder at the puppy fest by Berenson, Laurien, author. Murder at the puppy fest

Frolicking with dogs is Melanie Travis’s idea of heaven. So when she’s invited to be a “puppy wrangler” at a benefit for a local dog rescue, the last thing she expects is to be chasing after a tricky killer...As a busy mom and pedigree Poodle owner, Melanie has little time to spare. Still, she doesn’t mind helping out at Puppy Fest, an annual fundraiser to benefit Puppy Posse, a local dog rescue organization. Considering the venue—Belle Haven mansion, owned by wealthy philanthropist Leo Brody—it

Jul 19, 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

Jul 23, 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

Jul 24, 2017
Murder wears mittens by Goldenbaum, Sally, author. Murder wears mittens

Jul 24, 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

Jul 22, 2017
Murders.com by Duffy, Margaret Murders.com

Jul 24, 2017
Need you dead by James, Peter, 1948- author. Need you dead

Lorna Belling, desperate to escape the marriage from hell, falls for the charms of another man who promises her the earth. But, as Lorna finds, life seldom follows the plans you've made. A chance photograph on a client's mobile phone changes everything for her. When the body of a woman is found in a bath in Brighton, Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is called to the scene. At first it looks an open and shut case with a clear prime suspect. Then other scenarios begin to present themselves, each

Jul 19, 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

Jul 23, 2017
Penance of the damned by Tremayne, Peter, author. Penance of the damned

"Ireland, AD 671. King Colg

Jul 24, 2017
Penhale wood - a mystery by Thomas, Julia, 1959- author. Penhale wood - a mystery

On a cold December night in Cornwall, nanny Karen Peterson disappears with three-year-old Sophie Flynn. The next day, the child's body is found on the banks of Penhale Wood. A year later, Sophie's mother, Iris Flynn, appears on the doorstep of investigating officer Rob McIntyre, determined to make him reopen the case. McIntyre has his own personal demons, but Iris hijacks his life in order to find the person responsible for her daughter's death. Following the slimmest of leads, they are soon con

Jul 19, 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.

Jul 23, 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

Jul 23, 2017
Proof of Life by Jance, Judith A. Proof of Life

Jul 24, 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

Jul 23, 2017
Secrets in death - an Eve Dallas novel by Robb, J. D., 1950- author. Secrets in death - an Eve Dallas novel

"A new novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series: Lt. Eve Dallas must separate rumors from reality when a woman who traffics in other people's secrets is silenced. The chic Manhattan nightspot Du Vin is not the kind of place Eve Dallas would usually patronize, and it's not the kind of bar where a lot of blood gets spilled. But that's exactly what happens one cold February evening. The mortally wounded woman is Larinda Mars, a self-described "social information reporter," or as most peopl

Jul 24, 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

Jul 23, 2017
Sleep like a baby / An Aurora Teagarden Mystery by Harris, Charlaine, author. Sleep like a baby / An Aurora Teagarden Mystery

Jul 25, 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

Jul 23, 2017
Sudbury school murders by Gardner, Ashley Sudbury school murders

Jul 22, 2017
Sulfur Springs by Krueger, William Kent, author. Sulfur Springs

"In William Kent Krueger's latest pulse-pounding thriller, Cork O'Connor's search for a missing man in the Arizona desert puts him at the center of a violent power struggle along the Mexican border, a struggle that might cost Cork everything and everyonehe holds most dear. On the Fourth of July, just as fireworks are about to go off in Aurora, Minnesota, Cork O'Connor and his new bride Rainy Bisonette listen to a desperate voicemail left by Rainy's son, Peter. The message is garbled and full of

Jul 19, 2017
Take out - a mystery by Maron, Margaret, author. Take out - a mystery

Sigrid is still reeling from the untimely death of her lover, acclaimed painter Oscar Nauman, when she is called to investigate the deaths of two homeless men in the West Village. The police at first assume an overdose, until they realize that one of the men shows no signs of drug use. Then when containers of poisoned takeout food are found nearby, Sigrid's case is suddenly much more complicated. As Sigrid investigates, she uncovers an intriguing neighborhood history: a haughty mafia widow and h

Jul 19, 2017
Telling tales - a Vera Stanhope mystery by Cleeves, Ann, author. Telling tales - a Vera Stanhope mystery

"It has been ten years since Jeanie Long was charged with the murder of fifteen-year-old Abigail Mantel. Now residents of the East Yorkshire village of Elvet are disturbed to hear of new evidence proving Jeanie's innocence. Abigail's killer is still at large. For one young woman, Emma Bennett, the revelation brings back haunting memories of her vibrant best friend--and of that fearful winter's day when she had discovered her body lying cold in a ditch. As Inspector Vera Stanhope makes fresh enqu

Jul 19, 2017
Ten dead comedians by Van Lente, Fred, author. Ten dead comedians

"As the story opens, nine comedians of various acclaim are summoned to the island retreat of legendary Hollywood funnyman Dustin Walker. The group includes a former late-night TV host, a washed-up improv instructor, a ridiculously wealthy “blue collar” comic, and a past-her-prime Vegas icon. All nine arrive via boat to find that every building on the island is completely deserted. Marooned without cell phone service or wifi signals, they soon find themselves being murdered one by one. But who is

Jul 19, 2017
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and other stories by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930. The adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and other stories

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Jul 24, 2017
The blood card by Griffiths, Elly, author. The blood card

"In this nail-biting transatlantic mystery, threat of mass violence looms over Elizabeth II's coronation--can Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto crack the case and save the crown?"--

Jul 24, 2017
The blue hammer - a Lew Archer novel by Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983, author. The blue hammer - a Lew Archer novel

Jul 19, 2017
The cover story by Richardson-Moore, Deb, author. The cover story

A fatal crash involving two college students heading home for the holidays seems like an unfortunate accident. But when the surviving girl wakens, she tells a curious story of the vehicle that forced them off the road--an old-fashioned, 1950s-style hearse. Reporter Branigan Powers delves into the mystery that takes her to the college campus, and leads her into dangerous fraternity and sorority pledge parties. Reunited with the homeless Malachi Martin, who is so adept at seeing what isn't there r

Jul 24, 2017
The dead detective by Heffernan, William, 1940- The dead detective

Harry was murdered at ten-- and brought back to life by two Tampa cops. Twenty years later, he uses his ability to hear the postmortem whispers of murder victims to put killers behind bars.

Jul 19, 2017
The devil's triangle by Owen, Howard, 1949- author. The devil's triangle

"Good Lord, Jeeves! Is there anything you don't know?" "I could not say, sir." That, in brief, is the essence of the relationship between aristocrat Bertie Wooster and his dryly superior valet, Jeeves. Originally published in The Strand magazine from 1918 to 1922 and later collected as The Inimitable Jeeves, these ten tales by comedic master P. G. Wodehouse abound in sparkling wit. "Scoring off Jeeves" recounts a lunch with Aunt Agatha ("A pretty frightful ordeal … Practically the nearest thing

Jul 19, 2017
The dog walker by Thomson, Lesley, 1958- The dog walker

Jul 19, 2017
The essence of malice - a mystery by Weaver, Ashley, author. The essence of malice - a mystery

Jul 24, 2017
The fifth reflection - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery by Kirschman, Ellen, author. The fifth reflection - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery

"Police psychologist Dr. Dot Meyerhoff is pulled into the vortex of a terrible crime involving an eccentric photographer whose images of nude children make her a prime suspect in the disappearance of her own daughter. The principal investigator in the case is a young officer whose dedication to work and obsession with finding the missing child is tearing his own family apart. Trapped between her allegiance to the investigator, her complicated connections to the photographer, and her unstable rel

Jul 19, 2017
The good daughter - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. The good daughter - a novel

Jul 19, 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,

Jul 21, 2017
The hot rock - the first Dortmunder novel by Westlake, Donald E. The hot rock - the first Dortmunder novel

At the request of the U.N. ambassador from the African nation of Talabwo, Dortmunder and an ill-assorted group of hoodlums join forces to steal the fabulous Balabomo emerald, a priceless jewel of great cultural and historical significance.

Jul 23, 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

Jul 23, 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.

Jul 23, 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

Jul 23, 2017
The Lies Within by Isaac, Jane The Lies Within

Jul 24, 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

Jul 24, 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

Jul 19, 2017
The Missing Masterpiece by Dams, Jeanne M. The Missing Masterpiece

Jul 24, 2017
The Naturalist by Mayne, Andrew The Naturalist

Jul 25, 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"--

Jul 24, 2017
The Property of Lies - A 1930s Historical Mystery by Eccles, Marjorie The Property of Lies - A 1930s Historical Mystery

Jul 24, 2017
The right side - a novel by Quinn, Spencer, author. The right side - a novel

"In this riveting new novel by the New York Times bestselling author of the Chet and Bernie mystery series, a deeply damaged female soldier home from the war in Afghanistan becomes obsessed with finding a missing girl, gains an unlikely ally in a stray dog, and encounters new perils beyond the combat zone. LeAnne Hogan went to Afghanistan as a rising star in the military, and came back a much lesser person, mentally and physically. Now missing an eye and with half her face badly scarred, she can

Jul 19, 2017
The seagull - a Vera Stanhope mystery by Cleeves, Ann, author. The seagull - a Vera Stanhope mystery

Jul 24, 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

Jul 23, 2017
The Sorbonne affair - a Hugo Marston novel by Pryor, Mark, 1967- author. The Sorbonne affair - a Hugo Marston novel

"American novelist Helen Hancock is in Paris to research her work-in-progress and teach a writing class when she discovers a spy camera hidden in her room at the luxury Hotel Sorbonne. Hancock notifies the US embassy, which dispatches former FBI profilerHugo Marston to investigate. Almost immediately the stakes are raised when a bell-hop is found dead in the hotel's stairwell. Police tell Hugo they have discovered evidence on the dead man's computer suggesting that he was the one who bugged Han

Jul 19, 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

Jul 23, 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

Jul 19, 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

Jul 23, 2017
The Trickster's Lullaby by Fradkin, Barbara The Trickster's Lullaby

Jul 25, 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

Jul 23, 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

Jul 23, 2017
The western star by Johnson, Craig, 1961- author. The western star

"The thirteenth novel in Craig Johnson's beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series, the basis for the hit Netflix series Longmire Sheriff Walt Longmire is enjoying a celebratory beer after a weapons certification at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy when a younger sheriff confronts him with a photograph of twenty-five armed men standing in front of a Challenger steam locomotive. It takes him back to when, fresh from the battlefields of Vietnam, then-deputy Walt accompanied his mentor

Jul 24, 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 ..

Jul 23, 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

Jul 23, 2017
Trace by Mayor, Archer, author. Trace

Jul 25, 2017
Turkey trot murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author. Turkey trot murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Jul 25, 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

Jul 23, 2017
Wagging Through the Snow by Berenson, Laurien Wagging Through the Snow

Jul 25, 2017
What's the worst that could happen? by Westlake, Donald E., author. What's the worst that could happen?

On Long Island, a media tycoon catches a burglar in his house and relieves him of a nice-looking ring. The novel describes the comic adventures as the burglar, John Dortmunder, stalks the tycoon to recuperate his property. By the author of Don't Ask.

Jul 23, 2017