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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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 2017
X marks the Scot by Dunnett, Kaitlyn, author. X marks the Scot

Oct 22, 2017
Wolves in the dark - [No. 19 - Varg Veum] by Staalesen, Gunnar, 1947-, author. Wolves in the dark - [No. 19 - Varg Veum]

Reeling from the death of his great love, Karin, Varg Veum's life has descended into a self-destructive spiral of alcohol, lust, grief and blackouts. When traces of child pornography are found on his computer, he's accused of being part of a paedophile ring and thrown into a prison cell. There, he struggles to sift through his past to work out who is responsible for planting the material and who is seeking the ultimate revenge. When a chance to escape presents itself, Varg finds himself on the r

Oct 22, 2017
The Thames river murders by Gardner, Ashley, author. The Thames river murders

Captain Lacey is asked by Peter Thompson of the Thames River Police to help him investigate a cold case - the murder of a woman found near the docks Thompson patrols. The investigation was sidelined, considered unsolvable, but Thompson has long wished to find her killer. Captain Lacey joins him in the hunt, entering a part of society that is closed to outsiders. Meanwhile, he must deal with his daughter's debut and more developments in his new domestic life, including a anonymous blackmailer who

Oct 22, 2017
Subverting Justice by Easton, Don Subverting Justice

Oct 22, 2017
Seeds of revenge by Tyson, Wendy Seeds of revenge

Oct 22, 2017
The reversal - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author. The reversal - a novel

Longtime defense attorney Mickey Haller is recruited to change stripes and prosecute the high-profile retrial of a brutal child murder. After 24 years in prison, convicted killer Jason Jessup has been exonerated by new DNA evidence. Haller is convinced Jessup is guilty, and he takes the case on the condition that he gets to choose his investigator, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch. Together, Bosch and Haller set off on a case fraught with political and personal danger. Opposing them is Jessup, now out

Oct 22, 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 22, 2017
The Plot Is Murder by Burns, V. M. The Plot Is Murder

Oct 22, 2017
The Overlook by Connelly, Michael The Overlook

Oct 22, 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 22, 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 22, 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 22, 2017
Murder in the Lincoln White House by Gleason, Colleen, author. Murder in the Lincoln White House

Oct 22, 2017
Murder in Grosvenor Square by Gardner, Ashley. Murder in Grosvenor Square

"Captain Gabriel Lacey begins Spring 1818 preparing for a duel. But while he focuses on the affair of honor, darkness, greed, and death stalk the streets of London and bring tragedy to a family Lacey has grown close to. With the aid of Lucius Grenville, London’s most famous dandy, and Brewster, a ruffian employed by an underworld criminal, Lacey’s investigation takes him from the elegant mansions of Grosvenor Square to the squalid lanes of Seven Dials, to houses that practice a highly illegal tr

Oct 22, 2017
The man in the crooked hat by Dolan, Harry, author. The man in the crooked hat

Oct 22, 2017
Killing pace - a mystery by Schofield, Douglas, author. Killing pace - a mystery

Oct 22, 2017

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