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The hermit of Eyton Forest - the fourteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. The hermit of Eyton Forest - the fourteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael

The arrival of a hermit in the neighborhood heralds misfortunes for the monks of the Abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul. Brother Cadfael investigates the murder of a recent guest and the disappearance of a young student.

Aug 23, 2017
The hidden - a Monika Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. The hidden - a Monika Paniatowski mystery

DCI Paniatowski's team are increasingly convinced that the girl found dead in the woods is the victim of a ritual killing, carried out by a secret society which has been established in the very heart of Whitebridge. Their problem is that without Paniatowski there to back them up, they find it impossible to persuade the ambitious DCI 'Rhino' Dixon that treating it as a mere domestic murder will get them nowhere. And so Meadows, Crane and Beresford find themselves out on a limb - cutting corners,

Aug 18, 2017
The holy thief by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. The holy thief

During the hot summer of 1144, the Earl of Essex succumbs to a fatal arrow, but only after a lingering fever during which his officials do their best to save him from hellfire by restoring various properties he has annexed. And then heavy rains bring threats of floods and the holy relics must be saved. When the waters subside, a robber is revealed and before Brother Cadfael can solve that case a murder is added.

Aug 23, 2017
The house of four by Nadel, Barbara, author. The house of four

Everyone in the Istanbul neighbourhood of Moda knows the Devil's House. A crumbling Ottoman mansion, and once the home of a princess, it is a place associated with ill fortune. The princess' four children, now in old age, still live in separate apartments on different floors and are rumoured never to speak to each other. Then one of them is found dead, stabbed through the heart, and it is discovered that the other three siblings have met an identical fate. There is no sign of forced entry or bur

Aug 19, 2017
The Julius House - an Aurora Teagarden mystery by Harris, Charlaine, author. The Julius House - an Aurora Teagarden mystery

In Georgia, former librarian Aurora Teagarden is overjoyed when her new husband, rich and handsome Martin Bartell gives her a house as a wedding present. Intrigued, too, as the house once belonged to a family which simply disappeared. But when she tries to satisfy her curiosity with a bit of snooping, she is nearly killed by an ax-wielding attacker. Which sets her to thinking, whom exactly did she marry? By the author of Three Bedrooms, One Corpse.

Aug 23, 2017
The keys to the street - a novel of suspense by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. The keys to the street - a novel of suspense

A young aristocratic woman from London volunteers to donate bone marrow to save the life of a homeless man, while a vicious stalker in the city's Regent Park terrorizes its dwellers in a shockingly brutal fashion.

Aug 19, 2017
The killing floor by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. The killing floor

In Glasgow, police discover in bushes a corpse minus head and hands. It is of a woman who has been dead for six months and she is identified as Pam McArthur, a social worker. She was also a busybody, which led her to uncover a scandal involving a local notable. He hired some men to take care of her and now Sergeant Ray Sussock sets out to take care of him. By the author of London Day Monday.

Aug 19, 2017
The knocker on death's door by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. The knocker on death's door

Aug 23, 2017
The lies with - a DI Will Jackman thriller by Isaac, Jane, author. The lies with - a DI Will Jackman thriller

Grace Daniels is distraught after her daughter's body is found in a Leicestershire country lane. With her family falling apart and the investigation going nowhere, Grace's only solace is the re-emergence of Faye, an old friend who seems to understand her loss. DI Will Jackman delves into the case, until a family tragedy and a figure from his past threaten to derail him. When the police discover another victim, the spotlight falls on Grace. Can Jackman find the killer, before she is convicted of

Aug 18, 2017
The lying game by Ware, Ruth, author. The lying game

The text message arrives in the small hours of the night. It's just three words: I need you. Isa drops everything, takes her baby daughter and heads straight to Salten. She spent the most significant days of her life at boarding school on the marshes there, days which still cast their shadow over her. At school Isa and her three best friends used to play the Lying Game. They competed to convince people of the most outrageous stories. Now, after seventeen years of secrets, something terrible has

Aug 18, 2017
The man with no face by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. The man with no face

A small-time crook is murdered in Glasgow and under his bed police find newspaper clippings of an abduction for which ransom was paid but the victim is still missing. Inspector Donoghue investigates.

Aug 19, 2017
The missing masterpiece - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M., author. The missing masterpiece - a Dorothy Martin mystery

When Dorothy Martin goes to France - alone because Alan is stuck back home in Sherebury with a broken ankle - she worries about her ability to get along in a language she barely speaks, and in a country she hasn't seen for over fifty years. But by the time Alan joins her a week later, Dorothy has found herself embroiled in one mystery after another: a woman drowning in quicksand; a man suffering a nea--fatal fall in the abbey at Mont Saint Michel; and a missing American archaeologist - all seemi

Aug 18, 2017
The naming of the dead by Rankin, Ian, author. The naming of the dead

Sent to man an abandoned police station during an international conference between the leaders of the free world, officer John Rebus investigates the suspicious falling death of a delegate at an Edinburgh banquet.

Aug 20, 2017
The Naturalist by Mayne, Andrew The Naturalist

Aug 19, 2017
The nine-tailed fox by Limón, Martin, 1948- author. The nine-tailed fox

"Three American GIs have gone missing in different South Korean cities. Sergeants George Sueno and Ernie Bascom, agents for the Army CID, link the disappearances to a woman locally rumored to be a gumiho, a legendary nine-thousand-tailed fox disguised asa woman. George suspects that the woman is no mythical creature, but a wealthy kidnapper who's good at covering her tracks. Scrambling to stay one step ahead of a psychotic mastermind, George realizes he will have to risk his life to discover the

Aug 19, 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
The Persian Always Meows Twice by Watkins, Eileen The Persian Always Meows Twice

Aug 19, 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
The quality of mercy by Medhat, Katayoun, author. The quality of mercy

"Meet Franz Kafka, conflicted cop, hapless investigator, wide-eyed cynic on an odyssey across the Navajo reservation, pursuing a murder case"--

Aug 23, 2017
The question of the absentee father - an Asperger's mystery by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author. The question of the absentee father - an Asperger's mystery

Aug 19, 2017

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