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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 ...

Aug 18, 2017
Knots and crosses - an Inspector John Rebus mystery by Rankin, Ian, author. Knots and crosses - an Inspector John Rebus mystery

While investigating a series of gory killings of young, innocent girls, Edinburgh police detective John Rebus, a former member of Britain's elite SAS, discovers his own ties to the killer and is brought up against his own memories, which hold the key to unraveling the case.

Aug 20, 2017
Least of evils - a Percy Peach mystery by Gregson, J. M., author. Least of evils - a Percy Peach mystery

A shooting on an estate puts DCI Percy Peach on the trail of a brutal ganglord - When a young man is found with gunshot wounds outside the Thorley Grange estate, DCI Percy Peach is immediately on the case. The estate has recently been taken over by Oliver Ketley, a generous local benefactor leading a double life as a ruthless ganglord. Peach quickly sets out to find the connection between him and the injured man, but Ketley faces much bigger problems: a man in his position has many enemies, and

Aug 20, 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

Aug 18, 2017
Lights Out Summer by Zahradnik, Rich Lights Out Summer

Aug 19, 2017
Lions and tigers and murder, oh my by Swanson, Denise, author. Lions and tigers and murder, oh my

Aug 18, 2017
Little boy lost by Trafford, J. D. Little boy lost

"Attorney Justin Glass's practice, housed in a shabby office on the north side of Saint Louis, isn't doing so well that he can afford to work for free. But when eight-year-old Tanisha Walker offers him a jar full of change to find her missing brother, he doesn't have the heart to turn her away. Justin had hoped to find the boy alive and well. But all that was found of Devon Walker was his brutally murdered body--and the bodies of twelve other African American teenagers, all discarded like trash

Aug 18, 2017
Madness Treads Lightly by Dashkova, Polina/ Schwartz, Marian (TRN) Madness Treads Lightly

Aug 19, 2017
Masking for trouble by Vallere, Diane, author. Masking for trouble

Halloween conjures up big business for Margo Tamblyn's costume shop, Disguise DeLimit, but this year, the holiday comes knocking with serious trouble. Venture capitalist Paul Haverford plans to rezone historic downtown into a glitzy commercial area which would push out local business. Margo is set on saving her family's store, especially after a nasty run-in with the chain-store tycoon, but after Haverford's body is discovered during a spooky party at the derelict Alexandria Hotel, Margo finds h

Aug 21, 2017
Merely players - a DCI 'Percy' Peach mystery by Gregson, J. M., author. Merely players - a DCI 'Percy' Peach mystery

Adam Cassidy is one of Brunton's most famous residents. For the past few years he has played the lead role in a TV detective show that has been a worldwide success. He now believes it is his time for a crack at Hollywood, and, as plans are made for the fifth series, he doesn't care who he has to betray in order to fulfil his dream.

Aug 20, 2017
Mining for justice - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959- author. Mining for justice - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Aug 19, 2017
Mortal causes by Rankin, Ian, author. Mortal causes

"In Edinburgh you're never far from a peaceful spot, or from a hellish one either. Now, in the heart of summer, in the midst of a nationalist festival, Inspector John Rebus is on the murder case of a young man left hanging in a spot where his screams would never be heart. To find the victim's identity--and his killer--Rebus searches from Edinburgh's most violent neighborhood to Belfast, Northern Ireland, among petty thugs, gunrunners, and heavyweight criminals. But before Rebus can get to the tr

Aug 20, 2017
Mother nature by Andrews, Sarah, 1951- Mother nature

When a woman working for an environment service is murdered in California, her father hires geologist and sleuth Em Hansen to find the killers. Hansen discovers the victim was involved in a dispute with land developers.

Aug 19, 2017
Mother's Day, muffins, and murder by Rosett, Sara, author. Mother's Day, muffins, and murder

With summer approaching, Ellie Avery's schedule is ruled by attending end-of-the-year events at her kids' school-and avoiding run-ins with her arch competitor. When a murder disrupts the core curriculum, can the two women form an alliance to teach the killer a lesson in justice? As a regular volunteer at North Dawkins Elementary, Ellie would never miss the annual Mother's Day breakfast-even if she has to tolerate the likes of Gabrielle Matheson. The rivals aren't exactly sworn enemies, although

Aug 21, 2017
Mrs. Jeffries and the three wise women by Brightwell, Emily, author. Mrs. Jeffries and the three wise women

"As the holidays approach, all is merry and bright for Inspector Witherspoon, Mrs. Jeffries, and the staff at Upper Edmonton Gardens...but murder knows no season. MURDER UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR Christopher Gilhaney isn't a popular man, and he proves why once again when he insults every guest at Abigail Chase's Guy Fawkes Night dinner party. When Gilhaney is shot dead under the cover of the night's fireworks, his murder is deemed a robbery gone wrong. But when the case hasn't been solved six week

Aug 18, 2017
Murder at Chateau sur Mer by Maxwell, Alyssa, author. Murder at Chateau sur Mer

Aug 18, 2017
Murder at the lodge by Gregson, J. M., author. Murder at the lodge

A man is found murdered in the parking lot of Superintendent Tucker's Masonic Lodge, and DI Peach has a free hand to dig up any amount of dirt about the secret order.

Aug 20, 2017
Murder for Christmas by Duncan, Francis 1918-1988, author. Murder for Christmas

Aug 19, 2017
Murder of a cranky catnapper by Swanson, Denise, author. Murder of a cranky catnapper

Aug 18, 2017
Murder on the Yukon Quest - an Alaska mystery by Henry, Sue, 1940- Murder on the Yukon Quest - an Alaska mystery

A woman taking part in a 1,000-mile dog sled race from Whitehorse, Canada to Fairbanks, Alaska is abducted for ransom. Sleuth Jessie Arnold, herself a racer, takes the case and her probe leads to a confrontation with the abductors in a snow blizzard. By the author of Deadfall.

Aug 22, 2017

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