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The swap - a Nicole Graves mystery by Boyarsky, Nancy, author. The swap - a Nicole Graves mystery

"When Nicole Graves arranges a summer-long swap of her Los Angeles condo for a London couple's house, she thinks it's the perfect arrangement. She's always dreamed of seeing the real London; she's also hopeful the time away with her husband, Brad, will be good for their troubled marriage. But things don't turn out the way Nicole expects: The Londoners fail to arrive in L.A. and appear to be missing. Then people begin following Nicole and making threats, demanding information she doesn't have. So

Feb 25, 2017
The New York trilogy - City of glass, Ghosts, the locked room by Auster, Paul, 1947- The New York trilogy - City of glass, Ghosts, the locked room

City of glass: A writer of a detective stories becomes embroiled in a complex and puzzling series of events, beginning with a call from a stranger in the middle of the night asking for the author.

Feb 24, 2017
Mrs Pargeter's public relations - a Mrs Pargeter mystery by Brett, Simon, author. Mrs Pargeter's public relations - a Mrs Pargeter mystery

"It is her characteristic generosity rather than her love of animals that finds Mrs Pargeter supporting her friend, Jasmine Angold, at a charity reception for PhiliPussies, whose worthy aim is to rehabilitate stray cats from the Greek island of Atmos into caring English homes. But the evening is to have unexpected consequences. At the event, Mrs P is taken aback to meet a woman who claims to be the sister of her late husband, the much-missed Mr Pargeter. This surprising encounter leads to unwelc

Feb 24, 2017
I wish you missed me - a Kit Doyle mystery by Hill, Bonnie Hearn, 1945- I wish you missed me - a Kit Doyle mystery

Farley Black, Kit Doyle's friend and former radio co-host, is missing. He was supposed to be surfing but he never arrived at his Malibu Beach destination. As the last person to hear from him before he disappeared, Kit is determined to find out what happened to him. But when Kit searches Farley's home, a surprising discovery makes it clear that Farley has been lying to her - and everyone else. As she heads north in search of the truth, a series of menacing incidents convinces Kit that she's b

Feb 24, 2017
Fractured families - a Lottie Albright mystery by Hinger, Charlotte, 1940- author. Fractured families - a Lottie Albright mystery

It's the Garden of Eden. And the weather is absolutely freezing! The discovery of the body of a young man inside the mausoleum of the Civil War veteran who commissioned this bizarre sculpture park makes the blood of Undersheriff Lottie Albright and her husband's Aunt Dorothy run cold. Dorothy Mercer, paying a visit to Western Kansas from Manhattan, may be a bestselling mystery novelist, but she is truly shocked confronting murder firsthand. But the real bone-chiller is yet to come.

Feb 24, 2017
False fire - a Bea Abbot Agency mystery by Heley, Veronica, author. False fire - a Bea Abbot Agency mystery

Attending a birthday celebration for two young girls, Bea Abbot tries not to let superstition get the better of her when she realizes that there are thirteen people at dinner. What she doesn't anticipate is that the evening will end in sudden, violent death. Chaos descends when a fire breaks out. While two memebers of the host family are rushed to the hospital, Bea and a fellow guest search for the birthday girls in a house which has been plunged into darkness. And then the drama really begins.

Feb 24, 2017
The enemy within by Marston, Edward, author. The enemy within

Pentonville Prison. Wally Hubbard is serving a long sentence for arson. But after befriending and tricking one of the officers, Hubbard makes an audacious escape. Inspector Marmion, the detective who arrested Hubbard, is warned to watch his back, but it seems that Hubbard has another target in his murderous sights. However, the investigation is mired in confusion, the identities of killer and victim become increasingly ambiguous. An inmate at an internment camp who might be a spy sending intelli

Feb 24, 2017
Desert vengeance by Webb, Betty, author. Desert vengeance

When the man who raped Scottsdale PI Lena Jones when she was a nine-year-old foster child is released from prison, Lena is waiting for him in the parking lot--with a big knife. "Papa" Brian Wycoff survives their meeting, but the next day, his wife, who knew about his crimes but did nothing to stop him--in fact enabled him--is found dead in their Apache Junction home, shot through both eyes. Terrified he will be next, Wycoff, violating his parole, flees north to the small town of Black Canyon Cit

Feb 24, 2017
Dead souls by Rankin, Ian. Dead souls

John Rebus has trouble in the form of a paroled murderer, a pedophile and the missing son of a former sweetheart, all coming together in a mystery that could cost him everything.

Feb 24, 2017
A cold case - a Maurice Mundy mystery by Turnbull, Peter, 1950- author. A cold case - a Maurice Mundy mystery

Introducing Maurice Mundy, retired detective constable at the Met; a maverick who's back and about to raise the temperature on a ten-year-old unsolved murder of a young boy. Maurice Mundy, recently retired detective constable at the Metropolitan Police, has returned to join Scotland Yard's Cold Case Review Team. Ten years ago a twelve-year-old boy was murdered, his body left floating in a nearby pond. A second look at the case soon reveals that a sex worker was also murdered nearby on the same n

Feb 24, 2017
Black Betty - an Easy Rawlins mystery by Mosley, Walter. Black Betty - an Easy Rawlins mystery

Easy Rawlin's search for a stunning beauty takes him into America's racial dilemmas of the early '60s and the mysteries of the human character.

Feb 24, 2017
Bad blood - a Henry Christie thriller by Oldham, Nick, 1956- author. Bad blood - a Henry Christie thriller

As former Detective Superintendent Henry Christie settles into a new life running The Tawny Owl pub with his fiance´e Alison, their rural idyll is disrupted by a violent intruder. After Henry foils a kidnap attempt on Alison's daughter, it becomes clear that he and his family have become the targets of a ruthless professinal killer. But who... and why?

Feb 24, 2017
What you break by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956- author. What you break

"Former Suffolk County cop Gus Murphy returns to prowl the meaner streets of Long Island's darkest precincts with a Russian mercenary at his back in the stunning second installment of Reed Farrel Coleman's critically acclaimed series. Gus Murphy and his girlfriend, Magdalena, are put in harm's way when Gus is caught up in the distant aftershocks of heinous crimes committed decades ago in Vietnam and Russia. Gus's ex-priest pal, Bill Kilkenny, introduces him to a wealthy businessman anxious to ha

Feb 23, 2017
Too Lucky to Live by Hogsett, Annie Too Lucky to Live

Feb 23, 2017
Swiss vendetta - a mystery by De Hahn, Tracee, author. Swiss vendetta - a mystery

Inspector Agnes Luthi, a Swiss-American police officer in Lausanne, Switzerland, has just transferred to the Violent Crimes unit from Financial Crimes to try to shed all reminders of her old life following her husband's death. Now, on the eve of the worst blizzard Lausanne has seen in centuries, Agnes has been called to investigate her very first homicide case. On the lawn of the grand Chateau Vallotton, at the edge of Lac Leman, a young woman has been found stabbed to death. The woman, an appra

Feb 23, 2017
Snowed in with murder by Wallace, Auralee, author. Snowed in with murder

Erica has returned to Otter Lake, New Hampshire, to rekindle her romance with Sheriff Grady Forrester at her mom's island retreat, currently closed for the off season. Just ahead of a rapidly advancing storm front, Erica arrives to discover Mom has rented the lodge to a reality TV show. They're filming the wealthy but awful Boatright brood, who've been summoned here by their patriarch because-so he says-one of them wants to kill him. Great television, terrible timing. Not only are Erica's romant

Feb 23, 2017
Six four by Yokoyama, Hideo, 1957- author. Six four

"The nightmare no parent could endure. The case no detective could solve. The twist no reader could predict. For five days in January 1989, the parents of a seven-year-old Tokyo schoolgirl sat and listened to the demands of their daughter's kidnapper. They would never learn his identity. They would never see their daughter again. For the fourteen years that followed, the Japanese public listened to the police's apologies. They would never forget the botched investigation that became known as Six

Feb 23, 2017
Shadows on the lake by Cocco, Giovanni, 1976- author. Shadows on the lake

Feb 23, 2017
The Secrets of Gaslight Lane by Kasasian, M. R. C. The Secrets of Gaslight Lane

Feb 23, 2017
Scarweather by Rolls, Anthony Scarweather

Feb 23, 2017

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