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Take out - a mystery by Maron, Margaret, author. Take out - a mystery

Sigrid is still reeling from the untimely death of her lover, acclaimed painter Oscar Nauman, when she is called to investigate the deaths of two homeless men in the West Village. The police at first assume an overdose, until they realize that one of the men shows no signs of drug use. Then when containers of poisoned takeout food are found nearby, Sigrid's case is suddenly much more complicated. As Sigrid investigates, she uncovers an intriguing neighborhood history: a haughty mafia widow and h

Jul 19, 2017
Telling tales - a Vera Stanhope mystery by Cleeves, Ann, author. Telling tales - a Vera Stanhope mystery

"It has been ten years since Jeanie Long was charged with the murder of fifteen-year-old Abigail Mantel. Now residents of the East Yorkshire village of Elvet are disturbed to hear of new evidence proving Jeanie's innocence. Abigail's killer is still at large. For one young woman, Emma Bennett, the revelation brings back haunting memories of her vibrant best friend--and of that fearful winter's day when she had discovered her body lying cold in a ditch. As Inspector Vera Stanhope makes fresh enqu

Jul 19, 2017
Ten dead comedians by Van Lente, Fred, author. Ten dead comedians

"As the story opens, nine comedians of various acclaim are summoned to the island retreat of legendary Hollywood funnyman Dustin Walker. The group includes a former late-night TV host, a washed-up improv instructor, a ridiculously wealthy “blue collar” comic, and a past-her-prime Vegas icon. All nine arrive via boat to find that every building on the island is completely deserted. Marooned without cell phone service or wifi signals, they soon find themselves being murdered one by one. But who is

Jul 19, 2017
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and other stories by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930. The adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and other stories

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Jul 16, 2017
The Bequest by Boyarsky, Nancy The Bequest

Jul 15, 2017
The blood card by Griffiths, Elly, author. The blood card

"In this nail-biting transatlantic mystery, threat of mass violence looms over Elizabeth II's coronation--can Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto crack the case and save the crown?"--

Jul 16, 2017
The bloody black flag - a Spider John mystery by Goble, Steve, 1961- author. The bloody black flag - a Spider John mystery

"1722--aboard a pirate ship off the American Colonial Coast. Spider John Rush never wanted to be a pirate, but it had happened and he'd learned to survive in the world of cut and thrust, fight or die. He and his friend Ezra knew that death could come atany moment, from grapeshot or storm winds or the end of a noose. But when Ezra is murdered in cold blood by a shipmate, Spider vows revenge. On a ship where every man is a killer many times over, how can Spider find the man who killed his friend

Jul 18, 2017
The blue hammer - a Lew Archer novel by Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983, author. The blue hammer - a Lew Archer novel

Jul 19, 2017
The Circus Train Conspiracy by Marston, Edward The Circus Train Conspiracy

Jul 15, 2017
The coroner's daughter by Hughes, Andrew, 1979- author. The coroner's daughter

Dublin, 1816. A young nursemaid conceals a pregnancy and then murders her newborn in the home of the Neshams, a prominent family in a radical Christian sect known as the Brethren. Rumors swirl about the identity of the child's father, but before an inquest can be held, the maid is found dead after an apparent suicide. When Abigail Lawless, the eighteen-year-old daughter of the city coroner, by chance discovers a message from the maid's seducer, she sets out to discover the truth. An only child,

Jul 15, 2017
The Countess of Prague by Weeks, Stephen The Countess of Prague

Jul 18, 2017
The cover story by Richardson-Moore, Deb, author. The cover story

A fatal crash involving two college students heading home for the holidays seems like an unfortunate accident. But when the surviving girl wakens, she tells a curious story of the vehicle that forced them off the road--an old-fashioned, 1950s-style hearse. Reporter Branigan Powers delves into the mystery that takes her to the college campus, and leads her into dangerous fraternity and sorority pledge parties. Reunited with the homeless Malachi Martin, who is so adept at seeing what isn't there r

Jul 16, 2017
The crime at Black Dudley by Allingham, Margery, 1904-1966, author. The crime at Black Dudley

A suspicious death and a haunted family heirloom were not advertised when Dr George Abbershaw and a group of London's brightest young things accepted an invitation to the mansion of Black Dudley. Skulduggery is most certainly afoot, and the party-goers soon realise that they're trapped in the secluded house. Amongst them is a stranger who promises to unravel the villainous plots behind their incarceration - but can George and his friends trust the peculiar young man who calls himself Albert Camp

Jul 15, 2017
The dead detective by Heffernan, William, 1940- The dead detective

Harry was murdered at ten-- and brought back to life by two Tampa cops. Twenty years later, he uses his ability to hear the postmortem whispers of murder victims to put killers behind bars.

Jul 19, 2017
The devil's triangle by Owen, Howard, 1949- author. The devil's triangle

"Good Lord, Jeeves! Is there anything you don't know?" "I could not say, sir." That, in brief, is the essence of the relationship between aristocrat Bertie Wooster and his dryly superior valet, Jeeves. Originally published in The Strand magazine from 1918 to 1922 and later collected as The Inimitable Jeeves, these ten tales by comedic master P. G. Wodehouse abound in sparkling wit. "Scoring off Jeeves" recounts a lunch with Aunt Agatha ("A pretty frightful ordeal … Practically the nearest thing

Jul 19, 2017
The devouring by Benn, James R, author. The devouring

"A murder in wartime Switzerland reveals Swiss complicity with the Nazis and profiteering during World War II Billy and Kaz are sent to neutral Switzerland to investigate the murder of a Swiss banking official with ties to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). The US and Swiss governments are about to embark on diplomatic discussions regarding the Safehaven Protocols, which are aimed at limiting the amount of war materials exported by Switzerland to the Nazis, halting the laundering of loote

Jul 18, 2017
The dog walker by Thomson, Lesley, 1958- The dog walker

Jul 19, 2017
The essence of malice - a mystery by Weaver, Ashley, author. The essence of malice - a mystery

Jul 16, 2017
The fallen by Atkins, Ace, author. The fallen

"Mississippi sheriff Quinn Colson had to admit he admired the bank robbers. A new bank was hit almost every week, and the robbers rushed in and out with such skill and precision it reminded him of raids he'd led back in Afghanistan and Iraq when he was an army ranger. In fact, it reminded him so much of the techniques in the Ranger Handbook that he couldn't help wondering if the outlaws were former Rangers themselves. And that was definitely going to be a problem. If he stood any chance of catch

Jul 18, 2017
The fifth reflection - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery by Kirschman, Ellen, author. The fifth reflection - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery

"Police psychologist Dr. Dot Meyerhoff is pulled into the vortex of a terrible crime involving an eccentric photographer whose images of nude children make her a prime suspect in the disappearance of her own daughter. The principal investigator in the case is a young officer whose dedication to work and obsession with finding the missing child is tearing his own family apart. Trapped between her allegiance to the investigator, her complicated connections to the photographer, and her unstable rel

Jul 19, 2017

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