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Pulse by Francis, Felix, author. Pulse

"A smartly dressed man has been found unconscious at the local racecourse and is rushed to the hospital, where he subsequently dies. But who is he? Where does he come from? He had no form of identification on him, and no one claims the body. Doctor Chris Rankin, a specialist who treated the deceased--and who struggles with mental health issues--is intrigued by the nameless dead man, obsessed even, and starts asking questions. However, someone doesn't want the questions answered and will go to an

Oct 18, 2017
Purring aroung the Christmas tree by Mugavero, Liz, author. Purring aroung the Christmas tree

In the New England town of Frog’s Ledge, the Holiday Light Festival is a Christmas tradition. Killing Santa is not. To bring joy back to the season, organic pet patisserie owner Kristan “Stan” Connor will have to find another Santa before it’s too late . . .To the townspeople’s delight, the annual lighting of the tree is a spectacular success. Unfortunately, Santa pulled up in his sleigh, DOA. At first Stan is sure it’s Seamus, her boyfriend’s uncle, inside the red suit. But the victim turns out

Oct 21, 2017
Quarry's climax by Collins, Max Allan, author. Quarry's climax

Memphis, 1975. "Raunchy" doesn't begin to describe Max Climer's magazine, Climax, or his all-hours strip club, or his planned video empire. And evangelists, feminists, and local watchdog groups all want him out of business. But someone wants more than that, and has hired a killer to end Max's career permanently. Only another hit man - the ruthless professional known as Quarry, star of the acclaimed series on Cinemax - can keep Climer from becoming a casualty in the Sexual Revolution.

Oct 18, 2017
Ragged lake by Corbett, Ron. Ragged lake

Gruesome murders, a northern secret, and a buried past. While working one afternoon on the Northern Divide, a young tree-marker makes a grisly discovery: in a squatter’s cabin near an old mill town, a family has been murdered. An army vet coming off a successful turn leading a task force that took down infamous biker criminals, Detective Frank Yakabuski arrives in Ragged Lake, a nearly abandoned village, to solve the family’s murder. But no one is willing to talk. With a winter storm coming, Yak

Oct 21, 2017
Ring in the year with murder by Wallace, Auralee, author. Ring in the year with murder

Oct 19, 2017
Seeds of revenge by Tyson, Wendy Seeds of revenge

Oct 22, 2017
Seven suspects - a novel by James, Renee, author. Seven suspects - a novel

Bobbi Logan is a successful businesswoman and a celebrated hairdresser. She is a witty, articulate woman who has survived rape, gender transition, a murder investigation, and countless acts of bullying and bigotry to get where she is―and she's made enemies along the way. Now one of them is stalking her. With each passing day, the threats become more brazen, more violent, and more personal. No one knows who here stalker is or why he's after her, but he's getting closer every day. -- amazon

Oct 19, 2017
Seven up by Evanovich, Janet Seven up

Oct 20, 2017
Shades of wrath by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Shades of wrath

Oct 19, 2017
Silence by Quinn, Anthony Silence

Oct 18, 2017
Silence of the lamps by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Silence of the lamps

Oct 19, 2017
Sizzling sixteen / A Stephanie Plum Novel by Evanovich, Janet. Sizzling sixteen / A Stephanie Plum Novel

Oct 19, 2017
Slay bells ring by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Slay bells ring

Oct 19, 2017
Sleep like a baby by Harris, Charlaine, author. Sleep like a baby

Robin and Aurora's newborn Sophie is proving to be quite a handful. They hire a partially trained nurse, Virginia Mitchell, to come and help the new parents for a few weeks when Robin has to leave town for work and Roe is struck with a bad case of the flu. One particularly stormy night, Roe wakes to hear her daughter crying and Virginia nowhere to be found. Searching for her reveals a body outside . . . but it isn't Virginia's. Now, not only does Roe have a baby to care for but a new puzzle to c

Oct 21, 2017
Smoke and mirrors - a Miss Barnum mystery by Daniels, Casey, author. Smoke and mirrors - a Miss Barnum mystery

Evie Barnum is in charge of her brother's museum, a place teeming with scientific specimens and "human prodigies" including a bearded woman and the lizard man. In this weird and whacky workplace, Evie hopes she can bury her secrets. But when an old friend shows up and begs for her help, she does all she can to stay away. The next time she sees him, he is dead in front of the exhibit of the Feejee Mermaid. Suspicion for the murder falls on Jeffrey, known as the Lizard Man, but Evie knows it isn't

Oct 18, 2017
Subverting Justice by Easton, Don Subverting Justice

Oct 22, 2017
The anonymous Venetian by Leon, Donna. The anonymous Venetian

Oct 18, 2017
The best American mystery stories by The best American mystery stories

“Some people might tell you that crime short stories, unlike the more precious kind, are a kind of fictional ghetto, full of cardboard characters and clichéd situations. Not true. These stories are remarkably free of bullshit—al­though there’s always a little, just to grease the wheels,” writes guest editor John Sandford in his introduction. From an isolated Wyoming ranch to the Detroit boxing underworld, and from kidnapping and adultery in the Hollywood Hills to a serial killer loose in a nursi

Oct 21, 2017
The Big Book of the Continental Op by Hammett, Dashiell/ Layman, Richard (EDT)/ Rivett, Julie M. (EDT) The Big Book of the Continental Op

Oct 22, 2017
The black echo by Connelly, Michael, 1956- The black echo

For LAPD homicide cop Harry Bosch -- hero, maverick, nighthawk -- the body in the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is more than another anonymous statistic. This one is personal. The dead man, Billy Meadows, was a fellow Vietnam "tunnel rat" who fought side by side with him in a nightmare underground war that brought them to the depths of hell. Now, Bosch is about to relive the horror of Nam. From a dangerous maze of blind alleys to a daring criminal heist beneath the city to the tortuous link that m

Oct 22, 2017

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