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Don't ask by Westlake, Donald E. Don't ask

Master criminal John Dortmunder sets out on ahilarious escapade to steal a religious relic for an EastEuropean government. As often happens in theDortmunder series, things go wrong and Dortmunder iscaptured by police, but escapes to get back the relic. Bythe author of more than 60 novels.

Jul 23, 2017
Down a dark road by Castillo, Linda, author. Down a dark road

"Two years ago Joseph King was convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison. He was a "fallen" Amish man and, according to local law enforcement, a known drug user with a violent temper. Now King has escaped, and he's headed for Painters Mill. News of a murderer on the loose travels like wildfire and putting Chief of Police Kate Burkholder and her team of officers on edge. A nightmare scenario becomes reality when King shows up with a gun and kidnaps his five children from the

Jul 23, 2017
Fast falls the night by Keller, Julia, author. Fast falls the night

"The first drug overdose comes just after midnight, when a young woman dies on the dirty floor of a gas station bathroom. To the people of the small town of Acker's Gap, West Virginia, it is just another tragedy. It is sad--but these days, depressingly familiar. But then there is another overdose. And another. And another. Prosecutor Bell Elkins soon realizes that her Appalachian hometown is facing its starkest challenge yet: a day of constant heroin overdoses from a batch tainted with a lethal

Jul 19, 2017
Fateful mornings - a Henry Farrell novel by Bouman, Tom, author. Fateful mornings - a Henry Farrell novel

"In Wild Thyme, Pennsylvania, summer has brought Officer Henry Farrell nothing but trouble. Heroin has arrived with a surge in burglaries and other crime. When local carpenter Kevin O'Keeffe admits that he shot a man and that his girlfriend, Penny, is missing, the search leads the small-town cop to an industrial vice district across state lines that has already ensnared more than one of his neighbors. With the patience of a hunter, Farrell ventures into a world of shadow beyond the fields and fo

Jul 19, 2017
Fire and ashes by Viets, Elaine, 1950- author. Fire and ashes

In the exclusive, gated enclave of Olympia Forest Estates, death investigator Angela Richman watches a mansion go up in a fiery blaze. With it, seventy-year-old financier Luther Delor, a drunken, bed-hopping rhinestone cowboy. Embroiled in a bitter divorce, Delor may have scandalized Chouteau Forest, but his murder has united it against the accused: Delor's twenty-year-old girlfriend, Kendra Salvato, an "outsider." With an engagement ring bigger than Chouteau County, she's being railroaded strai

Jul 24, 2017
For deader or worse - another John Pickett mystery by South, Sheri Cobb, author. For deader or worse - another John Pickett mystery

"After a modest wedding ceremony, Bow Street Runner John Pickett and his bride Julia, the former Lady Fieldhurst, set out for a wedding trip to Somersetshire, where Pickett must face his greatest challenge yet: meeting his in-laws...Pickett is surprised to learn from Julia's parents that she once had an elder sister: Claudia, Lady Buckleigh, who disappeared thirteen years earlier, leaving no trace beyond a blood-soaked shawl. Hoping to to redeen himself in the eyes of Julia's family, he sets out

Jul 23, 2017
Four later novels - Black money, The instant enemy, The goodbye look, The underground man [Lew Archer novels #13-16] by Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983, author. Four later novels - Black money, The instant enemy, The goodbye look, The underground man [Lew Archer novels #13-16]

Jul 19, 2017
Glass house by Gardner, Ashley Glass house

Jul 22, 2017
Glass houses - a novel by Penny, Louise, author. Glass houses - a novel

Jul 24, 2017
Glass souls - moths for commissario Ricciardi by De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958- author. Glass souls - moths for commissario Ricciardi

In the abyss of a profound personal crisis, Commissario Ricciardi feels unable to open himself up to life. He has refused the love of both Enrica and Livia and the friendship of his partner, Maione. Contentment for Ricciardi proves as elusive as clues to the latest crime he has been asked to investigate -- amazon.com

Jul 23, 2017
Grave Errors by Perry, Carol J. Grave Errors

Jul 24, 2017
Hunting hour by Mizushima, Margaret, author. Hunting hour

Deputy Mattie Cobb is in a dark place and has withdrawn from Cole Walker and his family to work on issues from her past. When she and her K-9 partner Robo get called to track a missing junior high student, they find the girl dead on Smoker's Hill behind the high school, and Mattie must head to the Walker home to break the bad news. But that's only the start of trouble in Timber Creek, because soon another girl goes missing--and this time it's one of Cole's daughters. Knowing that each hour a c

Jul 23, 2017
If the haunting fits, wear it by Pressey, Rose. If the haunting fits, wear it

When Cookie Chanel lands a dream assignment of providing vintage hats for a high-society Kentucky Derby party, shes brimming with excitement. Leaving her mother and best friend to mind the store at Its Vintage YAll, Cookie packs up her psychic cat and races to Kentucky. But before she can hang her hat, her enthusiasm is dampened when the rider of the potential Derby-winning horse is put out to pasture. Now shes saddled with the jockeys ghost, who insists she find his killer. With suspects rangin

Jul 19, 2017
In the market for murder by Kinsey, T. E. (Thomas E.), author. In the market for murder

"Spring, 1909, and Lady Hardcastle, amateur sleuth and all-round eccentric, is enjoying a well-deserved rest. But a week after a trip to the cattle market, Spencer Caradine, a local farmer, turns up dead in the pub, face-down in his beef and mushroom pie. Once again, it is up to Lady Hardcastle and her maid, Florence, to solve the case. Armed with wit and whimsy, not to mention Florence's mean right hook, the pair set out to discover what really happened and why. Was it poison or just ill luck?

Jul 19, 2017
Kill the heroes by Thurlo, David, author. Kill the heroes

"Charlie Henry, co-owner of a pawnshop and Iraq war veteran, has, for the most part, settled into his somewhat quieter life in Albuquerque. He is invited to attend the dedication of a memorial in a park, where he, other local heroes, and first respondersare to be honored for their military accomplishments and dedication to the community. But trouble always seems to follow Charlie. When gunshots ring out, barely missing Charlie and hitting the man next to him, it's clear that a dangerous madman i

Jul 24, 2017
Knot what you think by Marks, Mary, author. Knot what you think

Martha Rose is alarmed by the discovery of Dolleen Doyle's dead body, especially when evidence suggests a fellow quilter committed the crime. Set on clearing her pal, Martha searches for answers--but with ties to a convicted fraudster's stolen millions and a secret office room, the victim's past raises even more questions. As Martha inches towards the culprit, she learns that wrapping the case up--and living to baste another square--will be trickier than she ever imagined ...

Jul 24, 2017
Let the dead speak by Casey, Jane (Jane E.), author. Let the dead speak

"When eighteen-year-old Chloe Emery returns to her West London home she finds her mother missing, the house covered in blood. Everything points to murder, except for one thing: there's no sign of the body. London detective Maeve Kerrigan and the homicide team turn their attention to the neighbours. The ultra-religious Norrises are acting suspiciously; their teenage daughter and Chloe Emery definitely have something to hide. Then there's William Turner, once accused of stabbing a schoolmate and t

Jul 24, 2017
Mexico City noir by Mexico City noir

Paco Ignacio Taibo II was born in Gijón, Spain, and has lived in Mexico since 1958. He is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, which have been published in many languages around the world, including a mystery series starring Mexican Private Investigator Héctor Belascoarán Shayne. He is a professor of history at the Metropolitan University of Mexico City.

Jul 19, 2017
Montana Noir by Grady, James (EDT)/ Graff, Keir (EDT) Montana Noir

Jul 24, 2017
Murder at Chateau sur Mer by Maxwell, Alyssa, author. Murder at Chateau sur Mer

Jul 24, 2017

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