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The Big Book of Rogues and Villains by Penzler, Otto (EDT) The Big Book of Rogues and Villains

Sep 19, 2017
The black echo by Connelly, Michael, 1956- The black echo

"For maverick L.A.P.D. homicide detective Harry Bosch, the body in the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is more than another anonymous statistic. This one is personal ... because the murdered man was a fellow Vietnam 'tunnel rat' who had fought side by side with him in a hellish underground war. 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, his survival instincts will once again be tested to their limit. Pitted again

Sep 19, 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?"--

Sep 25, 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 at any 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?

Sep 22, 2017
The countess of Prague by Weeks, Stephen, author. The countess of Prague

Beatrice von Falklenburg, known as Trixie, is trapped in society life and growing apart from her husband until she takes on the role of detective and finds solace in her investigations. She has an ability to mix at ease not only with kings and princes, but also with ordinary men and women and finds the formality of her relations with servants and public officials altered.

Sep 24, 2017
The dead shall be raised ; The murder of a quack by Bellairs, George, 1902-1985, author. The dead shall be raised ; The murder of a quack

"Two classic cases featuring Detective Inspector Littlejohn. In the winter of 1940, the Home Guard unearth a skeleton on the moor above the busy town of Hatterworth. Twenty-three years earlier, the body of a young textile worker was found in the same spot, and the prime suspect was never found--but the second body is now identified as his. Soon it becomes clear that the true murderer is still at large... Nathaniel Wall, the local quack doctor, is found hanging in his consulting room in the Norfo

Sep 25, 2017
The devouring - a Billy Boyle World War II mystery by Benn, James R., author. The devouring - a Billy Boyle World War II mystery

"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 looted

Sep 22, 2017
The essence of malice by Weaver, Ashley, author. The essence of malice

Traveling to Paris with Milo to investigate the death of a famous parfumier, Amory discovers that the victim was about to release a highly anticipated new fragrance and had been targeted by industry rivals and heirs vying for control of his empire.

Sep 25, 2017
The ghost of Christmas past by Bowen, Rhys, author. The ghost of Christmas past

"Semi-retired private detective Molly Murphy Sullivan is suffering from depression after a miscarriage following her adventure in San Francisco during the earthquake of 1906. She and her husband, Daniel, are invited for Christmas at a mansion on the Hudson, and they gratefully accept, expecting a peaceful and relaxing holiday season. Not long after they arrive, however, they start to feel the tension in the house's atmosphere. Then they learn that the host couple's young daughter wandered out in

Sep 22, 2017
The ghosts of Galway - a Jack Taylor novel by Bruen, Ken, author. The ghosts of Galway - a Jack Taylor novel

"As well-versed in politics, pop culture, and crime fiction as he is ill-fated in life, Jack Taylor is recovering from a mistaken medical diagnosis and a failed suicide attempt. In need of money, and with former cop on his resume, Jack has been hired as anight-shift security guard. But his Ukrainian boss has Jack in mind for a bit of off-the-books work. He wants Jack to find what some claim to be the first true book of heresy, The Red Book, currently in the possession of a rogue priest who is hi

Sep 24, 2017
The ghostway by Hillerman, Tony. The ghostway

Old Joseph Joe sees it all. Two strangers spill blood at the Shiprock Wash-O-Mat. One dies. The other drives off into the dry lands of the Big Reservation, but not before he shows the old Navajo a photo of the man he seeks.

Sep 23, 2017
The Glamorous Dead by Gates, Suzanne The Glamorous Dead

Sep 23, 2017
The Habit of Murder - The Twenty Third Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew by Gregory, Susanna The Habit of Murder - The Twenty Third Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew

Sep 22, 2017
The Harbour Master by Pembrey, Daniel The Harbour Master

Sep 22, 2017
The House at Baker Street by Birkby, Michelle The House at Baker Street

Sep 19, 2017
The house of unexpected sisters by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author. The house of unexpected sisters

"Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are approached by their part-time colleague,Mr. Polopetsi, with a troubling story: a woman, accused of being rude to a valued customer, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an office furniture store. Never one to let an act of injustice go unanswered, Mma Ramotswe begins to investiga

Sep 24, 2017
The Kashmir Trap by Bolduc, Mario/ Spencer, Nigel (TRN) The Kashmir Trap

Sep 23, 2017
The Long Count by Gulvin, Jeff, 1962- author. The Long Count

In The Long Count, the first book of JM Gulvin's masterful new crime series, we meet Ranger John Quarrie as he is called to the scene of an apparent suicide by a fellow war veteran. Although the local police want the case shut down, John Q is convinced that events aren't quite so straightforward. When his hunch is backed up by the man's son, Isaac - just back from Vietnam, and convinced his father was murdered - they start to look into a series of other violent incidents in the area, including a

Sep 22, 2017
The quality of mercy by Medhat, Katayoun, author. The quality of mercy

"Move over Walt Longmire. Make room for Franz Kafka, aka 'K.' Expertly plotted, beautifully written, eloquent, colloquial, wry, insightful . . . Medhat demonstrates a keen sense of place and Navajo culture and history, with superior attention to language; smart, witty, often humorous and always precise analogies, metaphors, and similes. A sharp eye for detail and sprachgefühl for putting observations into words. Style, grace, a confident, compelling, and controlled narrative voice. The sophistic

Sep 23, 2017
The Roma Plot by Bolduc, Mario/ Homel, Jacob (TRN) The Roma Plot

Sep 23, 2017

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