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Thread the halls. by Wait, Lea. Thread the halls.

Oct 16, 2017
Old scores by Thomas, Will, 1958- author. Old scores

"In 1890, the first Japanese diplomatic delegation arrives in London to open an embassy. Cyrus Barker, private enquiry agent and occasional agent for the Foreign Service Office, is enlisted to display his personal Japanese garden to the visiting dignitaries. Later that night, Ambassador Toda is shot and killed in his office and Cyrus Barker is discovered across the street, watching the very same office, in possession of a revolver with one spent cartridge. Arrested by the Special Branch for the

Oct 16, 2017
Not a Creature Was Purring. by Not a Creature Was Purring.

Oct 16, 2017
Nine lessons - some wounds never heal by Upson, Nicola, author. Nine lessons - some wounds never heal

Called to the peaceful wooded churchyard of St-John's-at-Hampstead, Detective Chief Inspector Archie Penrose faces one of the most audacious and unusual murders of his career. The body of the church's organist is found in an opened grave, together with a photograph of a manor house and a cryptic note. The image leads Archie to Cambridge, where the crisp autumn air has brought bustling life to the ancient university and town. Mystery author Josephine Tey is also in Cambridge, where the change of

Oct 16, 2017
A Late Frost. by A Late Frost.

Oct 16, 2017
Ghost on the case by Hart, Carolyn G., author. Ghost on the case

"Bailey Ruth Raeburn is back, racing against the Heavenly clock in an all-new mystery from New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Hart. Bailey Ruth finds herself comforting a distraught sister when she's sent to Adelaide, Oklahoma, on her latest mission. Susan Gilbert receives a $100,000 ransom demand for her younger sibling. When the caller wants Susan to pay a visit to her wealthy boss and take the cash from his safe, Bailey Ruth follows Susan to the home. But she finds herself in a quandar

Oct 16, 2017
Eaves of Destruction. by Eaves of Destruction.

Oct 16, 2017
Death overdue by Brook, Allison, author. Death overdue

"Carrie Singleton is just about done with Clover Ridge, Connecticut until she's offered a job as the head of programs and events at the spooky local library, complete with its own librarian ghost. Her first major event is a program presented by a retired homicide detective, Al Buckley, who claims he knows who murdered Laura Foster, a much-loved part-time library aide who was bludgeoned to death fifteen years earlier. As he invites members of the audience to share stories about Laura, he suddenly

Oct 16, 2017
Assault and Buttery. by Assault and Buttery.

Oct 16, 2017
Wolf's revenge by Smith, Lachlan, author. Wolf's revenge

Attorney-detective Leo Maxwell seeks an exit strategy from his family’s deepening entanglement with a ruthless prison-based gang. Caught between the criminals and the FBI, Leo charts his own path in defending a young woman who was manipulated into brazenly murdering a member of the Aryan Brotherhood in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood.

Oct 15, 2017
The naturalist by Mayne, Andrew, 1973- The naturalist

Professor Theo Cray is trained to see patterns where others see chaos. So when mutilated bodies found deep in the Montana woods leave the cops searching blindly for clues, Theo sees something they missed. Something unnatural. Something only he can stop.

Oct 15, 2017
Death in St. Petersburg - a Lady Emily mystery by Alexander, Tasha, 1969- author. Death in St. Petersburg - a Lady Emily mystery

"After the final curtain of Swan Lake, an animated crowd exits the Mariinsky theatre brimming with excitement from the night's performance. But outside the scene is somber. A ballerina's body lies face down in the snow, blood splattered like rose petals over the costume of the Swan Queen. The crowd is silenced by a single cry-- "Nemetseva is dead!" Amongst the theatergoers is Lady Emily, accompanying her dashing husband Colin in Russia on assignment from the Crown. But it soon becomes clear that

Oct 15, 2017
The dark lake by Bailey, Sarah (Australian author), author. The dark lake

The lead homicide investigator in a rural town, Detective Sergeant Gemma Woodstock is deeply unnerved when a high school classmate is found strangled, her body floating in a lake. And not just any classmate, but Rosalind Ryan, whose beauty and inscrutability exerted a magnetic pull on Smithson High School, first during Rosalind's student years and then again when she returned to teach drama. As much as Rosalind's life was a mystery to Gemma when they were students together, her death presents ev

Oct 15, 2017
A crown of lights by Rickman, Philip. A crown of lights

Oct 15, 2017
Cat among the pumpkins by Morton, Mandy, author. Cat among the pumpkins

Cat lovers, rejoice! The second installment in Mandy Morton's cat-driven series has arrived with Cat Among the Pumpkins, where crime-solving is in the capable paws of felines. And these cats haven't been declawed. As All Hallows’ Eve approaches, Hettie Bagshot of The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency has more than just a ghost and warlock tart on her plate. Along with her faithful sidekick, Tilly, the tabby duo set out to investigate an old crime and a spate of new murders. Why is Mavis Spitforce dr

Oct 15, 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

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