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Y is for yesterday by Grafton, Sue, author. Y is for yesterday

"Of #1 New York Times-bestselling author Sue Grafton, NPR's Maureen Corrigan said, "Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters." With only one letter left, Grafton's many devoted readers will share that sentiment. The darkest and most disturbing case report from the files of Kinsey Millhone, Y is for Yesterday begins in 1979, when four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate--and film the attack. Not long after, the tape goes missing and the su

Aug 17, 2017
Killing time - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Killing time - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery

In London, police inspector Bill Slider teams up with a black woman constable, Tony Heart, to catch the killer of a homosexual dancer. The probe takes the pair on a tour of London's seedy night clubs. By the author of Blood Lines.

Aug 17, 2017
Kill my darling - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Kill my darling - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery

When Melanie Hunter uncharacteristically disappears, the men in her life come under suspicion. It soon becomes clear that there are many secrets in Melanie's past. Bill Slider and his team are investigating and they will have to unravel lies, half-truths and deceptions to find the answer to their questions.

Aug 17, 2017
Hard going - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Hard going - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery

The murder comes--much to Slider family's disgust--during his week off, saving him from the horrors of a trip to the shopping centre with his two older children. The late Mr Lionel Bygod, who looks, to all intents and purposes, like an old-fashioned sort of gentleman, has been bashed in the head with a bronze statue, in what Doc Cameron describes as 'our old friend the Frenzied Attack'. It soon emerges that Mr Bygod was a philanthropist, well-known locally for giving help and advice to all who n

Aug 17, 2017
Game over - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Game over - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery

A Bill Slider Mystery - When ex-BBC correspondent Ed Stonax is found dead, the last thing Detective Inspector Slider needs to complicate his life is the reappearance of an old enemy issuing death threats. Trevor Bates, aka The Needle, is on the loose and trying to kill him, and with a high-profile murder to solve, Slider must try to find a spare moment to marry Joanna before their baby is born and stay alive long enough to do it ...

Aug 17, 2017
Fell purpose - an Inspector Bill Slider mysteries by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Fell purpose - an Inspector Bill Slider mysteries

Bank Holiday Monday. Beautiful Zellah Wilding, straight-A student, prefect, future Head Girl lies dead near the famous Wormwood Scrubs prison. What was this good Christian girl doing out there, dressed to kill, when she was supposed to be at a sleep-over with school friends?

Aug 17, 2017
Blood of the wicked by Gage, Leighton, author. Blood of the wicked

"At the start of Gage's bloody debut, Chief Insp. Mario Silva is asked by his boss, the director of the Brazilian Federal Police, to solve the murder of Bishop Dom Felipe Antunes, who was assassinated at a church consecration in the remote Brazilian town of Cascatas"--Provided by Publishers Weekly.

Aug 17, 2017
Blood never dies - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Blood never dies - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery

Bill Slider and his team face a mystery when an unidentifiable man appears to have committed suicide but all signs point to murder. A boiling-hot August day and a handsome young man is found dead in his bath, exsanguinated. Bill Slider's colleague takes one look at the body and is convinced something isn't quite right. As Bill investigates, he reluctantly has to agree. But as Slider and his team try to identify the man - whose personal papers are missing, along with his wallet and keys - it seem

Aug 17, 2017
The Sudbury School murders by Gardner, Ashley, author. The Sudbury School murders

Aug 18, 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 18, 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

Aug 18, 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"--

Aug 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2017
Penance of the damned by Tremayne, Peter, author. Penance of the damned

"Ireland, AD 671. King Colg

Aug 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2017
Murder of a cranky catnapper by Swanson, Denise, author. Murder of a cranky catnapper

Aug 18, 2017

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