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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

Sep 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." --

Sep 15, 2017
The winter ground by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- The winter ground

AD LUCK? BAD TIMING? OR GOOD OLD-FASHIONED MURDER? When a circus comes to spend the winter at the neighbouring estate to Gilverton, Dandy Gilver's two sons are cock-a-hoop and they are not alone in their excitement. The allure of Tumbling Topsy Turvy, Tiny Truman and the Troupe Prebezhensky also draw the attention of the fast set, who would never normally be seen dead with the nouveau riche Mr & Mrs Albert Wilson. 'The name, darling, tells you everything you need to know.' But when Dandy Gilver

Sep 15, 2017
Willful behavior by Leon, Donna. Willful behavior

When one of his wife's Paola's students comes to visit him, with a strange and vague interest in investigating the possibility of a pardon for a crime committed by her grandfather many years ago, Commissario Brunetti thinks little of it. But when the girl is found dead, clearly stabbed to death, Claudia Leonardo suddenly becomes Brunetti's case, no longer Paola's student. Claudia seems to have no discernible living family - her only familial relationship is with an elderly Austrian woman, who wa

Sep 15, 2017
Whisper of death by Wynn, Patricia, author. Whisper of death

Sep 15, 2017
A Venetian reckoning by Leon, Donna. A Venetian reckoning

When a lorry crashes on one of the treacherous hair-pin bends in the Italian Dolomites even Commissario Guido Brunetti of the Venice Questura is appalled when he learns of its terrible cargo.

Sep 15, 2017
Two kinds of truth - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author. Two kinds of truth - a novel

Sep 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

Sep 15, 2017
Telling tales by Cleeves, Ann, author. Telling tales

"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 inqu

Sep 15, 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 everyone he 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

Sep 15, 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 profiler Hugo 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

Sep 15, 2017
Sleeping in the ground - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950- author. Sleeping in the ground - an Inspector Banks novel

At the doors of a charming country church, an unspeakable act destroys a wedding party. A huge manhunt ensues. The culprit is captured. The story is over. Except it isn't. For Alan Banks, there is something unresolved about this case. Reteaming with profiler Jenny Fuller, the detective digs deeper into the crime, deep enough to unearth long-buried secrets that reshape everything Banks though he knew about the events outside the chapel. When the last shocking truth becomes clear, it's almo

Sep 15, 2017
The Secret, Book & Scone Society by Adams, Ellery The Secret, Book & Scone Society

Sep 15, 2017
Quietly in their sleep by Leon, Donna, author. Quietly in their sleep

When Maria Testa, better known to Brunetti as the nun who once had cared for his mother, turns up at the Commissario's door, after leaving her convent following the suspicious deaths of five patients, Brunetti launches a personal investigation into the situation.

Sep 15, 2017
The quality of mercy by Medhat, Katayoun, author. The quality of mercy

"Move over Walt Longmire. Make room for Franz Kafka, aka 'K.' Expertly plotted, beautifully written, eloquent, colloquial, wry, insightful . . . Medhat demonstrates a keen sense of place and Navajo culture and history, with superior attention to language; smart, witty, often humorous and always precise analogies, metaphors, and similes. A sharp eye for detail and sprachgefühl for putting observations into words. Style, grace, a confident, compelling, and controlled narrative voice. The sophistic

Sep 15, 2017
Pulse by Francis, Felix, author. Pulse

"A novel set in the world of horse racing, from the author of DICK FRANCIS'S DAMAGE and DICK FRANCIS'S FRONT RUNNER, written in the style of, and so as to appeal to the readers of, those titles"--

Sep 15, 2017
Passport to murder- Bouchercon Anthology 2017 by McFetridge, John Passport to murder- Bouchercon Anthology 2017

Sep 15, 2017
Oh, Fudge! by Coco, Nancy. Oh, Fudge!

Life is always sweet in Allie McMurphy’s delectable fudge shop. But murder can make things unpleasantly sticky . .A Deadly Confection: After Allie inherited her family’s McMurphy Hotel and Fudge Shop, cousin Tori moved off to California in a bitter huff, and the two haven’t spoken since. So to have her cousin reappear on Mackinac Island without warning is a big surprise—but not as surprising as finding her standing over a dead woman impaled with a garden spade in the Mackinac Butterfly House. Bu

Sep 15, 2017
Murder of a cranky catnapper by Swanson, Denise. author. Murder of a cranky catnapper

School psychologist Skye Denison Boyd opts for pet therapy to aid a handful of socially awkward fourth grade boys with the assistance of the local vet, a Siberian husky, and a Maine coon. When school board member Palmer Lynch is found dead in his home with the therapy cat hidden in his garage, Skye finds herself dealing with a killer.

Sep 15, 2017
Murder for Nothing by Heley, Veronica Murder for Nothing

Sep 15, 2017

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