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Fixing to die by James, Miranda Fixing to die

Oct 13, 2017
Death by eggnog by Erickson, Alex. Death by eggnog

Krissy Hancock is staying in her adopted hometown of Pine Hills, Ohio, for Christmas this year—and she even has a whole week off from her combination bookstore-café. But a killer is about to dampen her spirits . . .Unfortunately, Krissy’s been roped into filling in for a sick elf in the local holiday musical extravaganza. With a demanding director, backstage gossip, and two men in fierce competition for the starring role, it isn’t all sweetness and Christmas lights. Then a murder puts a stop to

Oct 13, 2017
The dead shall be raised ; The murder of a quack by Bellairs, George, 1902-1985, author. The dead shall be raised ; The murder of a quack

"Two classic cases featuring Detective Inspector Littlejohn. In the winter of 1940, the Home Guard unearth a skeleton on the moor above the busy town of Hatterworth. Twenty-three years earlier, the body of a young textile worker was found in the same spot, and the prime suspect was never found--but the second body is now identified as his. Soon it becomes clear that the true murderer is still at large... Nathaniel Wall, the local quack doctor, is found hanging in his consulting room in the Norfo

Oct 13, 2017
Dead and ganache by London, Colette, author. Dead and ganache

On a trip to the culinary paradise of France’s Brittany region, Hayden Mundy Moore is all set to reunite with her chocolate-making mentor. The lovable old man is the head of a long-established business that’s about to merge with one of its cacao competitors—united by a marriage between the two rival families. That is, until he’s murdered during a nighttime festival in the picturesque locale . . .Was it a case of literal corporate backstabbing? Is there some connection to the Paris film crew that

Oct 13, 2017
A casualty of war - a Bess Crawford mystery by Todd, Charles, author. A casualty of war - a Bess Crawford mystery

Caring for an unstable soldier who believes his distant cousin is responsible for his injuries, battlefield nurse Bess Crawford investigates the patient's claims, only to find herself in unexpected danger.

Oct 13, 2017
Cast iron by May, Peter, 1951- author. Cast iron

"In 1989, a killer dumped the body of twenty-year-old Lucie Martin into a picturesque lake in the west of France. Fourteen years later, during a summer heat wave, a drought exposed her remains--bleached bones amid the scorched mud and slime. No one was ever convicted of her murder. But now, forensic expert Enzo Macleod is reviewing this stone-cold case--the toughest of the seven he has been challenged to solve. But when Enzo finds a flaw in the original evidence surrounding Lucie's murder, he op

Oct 13, 2017
A Cajun Christmas killing - a Cajun country mystery by Byron, Ellen, author. A Cajun Christmas killing - a Cajun country mystery

"Maggie Crozat is back home in bayou country during the most magical time of the year. In Pelican, Louisiana, Christmastime is a season of giant bonfires on the levee, zydeco carols, and pots of gumbo. Except, this year, the Grinch has come to stay at the family-run Crozat Plantation B&B. When he floods travel websites with vicious reviews, Maggie thinks she’s identified him as rival businessman Donald Baxter. That is, until he’s found stabbed to death at Maggie’s workplace. And Maggie and her l

Oct 13, 2017
The best American mystery stories by The best American mystery stories

“Some people might tell you that crime short stories, unlike the more precious kind, are a kind of fictional ghetto, full of cardboard characters and clichéd situations. Not true. These stories are remarkably free of bullshit—al­though there’s always a little, just to grease the wheels,” writes guest editor John Sandford in his introduction. From an isolated Wyoming ranch to the Detroit boxing underworld, and from kidnapping and adultery in the Hollywood Hills to a serial killer loose in a nursi

Oct 13, 2017
X marks the Scot by Dunnett, Kaitlyn, author. X marks the Scot

Oct 14, 2017
Wolves in the dark by Staalesen, Gunnar, 1947- author. Wolves in the dark

Oct 14, 2017
Thames River murders by Gardner, Ashley Thames River murders

Oct 14, 2017
Subverting Justice by Easton, Don Subverting Justice

Oct 14, 2017
Seeds of revenge by Tyson, Wendy Seeds of revenge

Oct 14, 2017
The reversal - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author. The reversal - a novel

Oct 14, 2017
Protected by the shadows by Tursten, Helene, 1954- author. Protected by the shadows

"With gang violence escaling in Goteborg, Sweden, the Organized Crimes Unit pairs with the Violent Crimes Unit to help defuse the situation. But could there be a mole on the force? In this final installment of the internationally bestselling Irene Huss investigations, the gang warfare that has been brewing in Goteborg is about to explode. A member of a notorious biker gang has been set on fire--alive. Even in a culture where ritual killings are common, this brutal assault attracts the attention

Oct 14, 2017
The Plot Is Murder by Burns, V. M. The Plot Is Murder

Oct 14, 2017
The Overlook by Connelly, Michael The Overlook

Oct 14, 2017
Next of kin by Tucker, James. Next of kin

"A New Year's Eve celebration begins with the pop of a champagne cork--and ends with the bone-chilling screams of a killer's victims. Ten-year-old Ben Brook is the lone survivor of the brutal murder of his wealthy family at their upstate New York compound. But from the moment he evades death, Ben's life is in constant danger. Can NYPD detective Buddy Lock keep the boy safe from a killer intent on wiping out the entire Brook clan? When two more massacres decimate the Brooks' ranks, Buddy's hunt n

Oct 14, 2017
Murder on the Toy Town Express - a vintage toyshop mystery by Early, Barbara, 1950- author. Murder on the Toy Town Express - a vintage toyshop mystery

Liz McCall has come to love running her father's vintage toyshop back home in East Aurora, NY, so when the Train and Toy Show comes to town, she's all aboard for a fun toy-filled weekend. The only hitch is that her childhood bully Craig McFadden, now local business rival, has set up a booth next to hers. But the fun and games are over when Craig falls from the ceiling in a publicity stunt gone wrong. What was initially thought to be a fatal accident proves much more sinister. Pulled into the cas

Oct 14, 2017
Murder in the manuscript room - a 42nd Street Library mystery by Lehane, Cornelius, author. Murder in the manuscript room - a 42nd Street Library mystery

Oct 14, 2017

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