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The crow trap by Cleeves, Ann, author. The crow trap

Three very different women come together to complete an environmental survey. Three women who, in some way or another, know the meaning of betrayal....For team leader Rachael Lambert the project is the perfect opportunity to rebuild her confidence after a double-betrayal by her lover and boss, Peter Kemp. Botanist Anne Preece, on the other hand, sees it as a chance to indulge in a little deception of her own. And then there is Grace Fulwell, a strange, uncommunicative young woman with plenty of

Feb 21, 2017
The curse of La Fontaine - a Verlaque and Bonnet mystery by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963- The curse of La Fontaine - a Verlaque and Bonnet mystery

"In the latest captivating installment of M. L. Longworth's acclaimed Verlaque & Bonnet Provenc¸al Mystery series, the newlywed investigators contend with their most sinister challenge yet: a centuries-old curse...Chef Bear Valets has just opened his ownrestaurant, La Fontaine, in Aix-en-Provence. It's an immediate success--great reviews and a loyal clientele, including Verlaque and Bonnet. But when he decides to extend his restaurant's seating into an historic courtyard, some very powerful neig

Feb 23, 2017
The enemy within by Marston, Edward, author. The enemy within

Pentonville Prison. Wally Hubbard is serving a long sentence for arson. But after befriending and tricking one of the officers, Hubbard makes an audacious escape. Inspector Marmion, the detective who arrested Hubbard, is warned to watch his back, but it seems that Hubbard has another target in his murderous sights. However, the investigation is mired in confusion, the identities of killer and victim become increasingly ambiguous. An inmate at an internment camp who might be a spy sending intelli

Feb 24, 2017
The English agent by DePoy, Phillip, author. The English agent

"In 1583, young Christopher Marlowe--student, brawler, rakehell, and would-be playwright--has had a dreadful evening. The first performance of his play in the corner of a very disreputable Cambridge bar is a humiliating flop, and then he's attacked on the streets while in the company of Thomas Kyd. So when Francis Walsingham, Queen Elizabeth's spymaster, sends for him, Marlowe is only too happy to go. The assignment is go to Holland, where England's ally, William the Silent, is the target of a S

Feb 21, 2017
The Girl Who Was Taken by Donlea, Charlie The Girl Who Was Taken

Feb 26, 2017
The good byline - a Riley Ellison mystery by Orr, Jill, author. The good byline - a Riley Ellison mystery

"The Good Byline follows Riley Ellison, a smart, quirky young heroine with Southern charm to boot. Riley feels adrift in her small hometown of Tuttle Corner, VA, newly single and bemoaning the decline of print journalism, which has dashed her long-held dream of succeeding her grandfather as an obituary writer at the local newspaper. When her childhood best friend commits suicide with no warning, Julie's grieving family asks Riley to write her obituary. As she investigates why such an ambitious y

Feb 23, 2017
The Killing Bay by Ould, Chris The Killing Bay

Feb 20, 2017
The killing bay by Ould, Chris, author. The killing bay

"When a group of international activists arrive on the Faroe Islands, intent on stopping the traditional whale hunts, tensions between islanders and protestors run high. And when a woman is found viciously murdered only hours after a violent confrontation, the circumstances seem purposely designed to increase animosity between the two sides. As English DI Jan Reyna and local detective Hjalti Hentze investigate, it becomes increasingly clear that the murder has other, more sinister aspects to it,

Feb 21, 2017
The Language of Solitude by Sendker, Jan-Philipp The Language of Solitude

Feb 23, 2017
The Last Chance Olive Ranch by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The Last Chance Olive Ranch

"In this exciting new mystery from New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert, China Bayles fears for her husband's life as an escaped convict targets him... Max Mantel, the killer McQuaid put away years ago, has busted out of Huntsville Prisonand appears to be headed for Pecan Springs. McQuaid knows there's only one way to stop the vengeful convict--set a trap with himself as bait. China wants to stay by her husband's side and keep him from harm. But McQuaid insists that she get out

Feb 20, 2017
The lost woman by Blædel, Sara, author. The lost woman

A housewife is the target of a shocking, methodical killing. Shot with a hunting rifle through her kitchen window, the woman is dead before she hits the ground. Though murdered in England, it turns out that the woman, Sofie Parker, is actually a Danish citizen who's been on the Missing Persons list for almost two decades-so Louise Rick is called on to the case. Then, in an unexpected twist, the police discover that Sofie had been reported missing eighteen years ago by none other than Eik, Loui

Feb 20, 2017
The Mermaid's Scream by Ellis, Kate The Mermaid's Scream

Feb 26, 2017
The murder of Willie Lincoln by Solomon, Burt, author. The murder of Willie Lincoln

"Washington City, 1862: The United States lies in tatters, and there seems no end to the war. Abraham Lincoln, the legitimate President of the United States, is using all his will to keep his beloved land together. But Lincoln's will and soul are tested when tragedy strikes the White House as Willie Lincoln, the love and shining light in the president's heart, is taken by typhoid fever. But was this really the cause of his death? A message arrives, suggesting otherwise. Lincoln asks John Hay, hi

Feb 21, 2017
The New York trilogy - City of glass, Ghosts, the locked room by Auster, Paul, 1947- The New York trilogy - City of glass, Ghosts, the locked room

City of glass: A writer of a detective stories becomes embroiled in a complex and puzzling series of events, beginning with a call from a stranger in the middle of the night asking for the author.

Feb 24, 2017
The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency by Morton, Mandy, author. The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency

"Prepare to be besotted with Mandy Morton's The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency, the first book in a new series that turns the traditional British cozy on its head and features feline crime-solvers. Hettie Bagshot has bitten off more than any cat could chew. As soon as she launches her No. 2 Feline Detective Agency, she's bucketed into a case: Furcross, home for slightly older cats, has a nasty spate of bodysnatching, and three of the residents have been stolen from their graves. Hettie and her si

Feb 20, 2017
The outfit by Stark, Richard, 1933-2008. The outfit

When the Outfit tries to kill him, Parker declares war. Ripping off the syndicate is easy, but going one-on-one with Bronson, the Outfit's big boss, is the hard part. Hard for anyone but Parker, because the entire underworld understands that whatever Parker does -- he does for keep.

Feb 26, 2017
The railway detective by Marston, Edward. The railway detective

In 1851, after the London to Birmingham mail train is robbed and derailed, Inspector Robert Colbeck enlists the aid of former police officer Brendan Mulryne to help him investigate the crime.

Feb 23, 2017
The satanic mechanic / A Tannie Maria Mystery by Andrew, Sally, author. The satanic mechanic / A Tannie Maria Mystery

Feb 20, 2017
The Secrets of Gaslight Lane by Kasasian, M. R. C. The Secrets of Gaslight Lane

Feb 23, 2017
The swap - a Nicole Graves mystery by Boyarsky, Nancy, author. The swap - a Nicole Graves mystery

"When Nicole Graves arranges a summer-long swap of her Los Angeles condo for a London couple's house, she thinks it's the perfect arrangement. She's always dreamed of seeing the real London; she's also hopeful the time away with her husband, Brad, will be good for their troubled marriage. But things don't turn out the way Nicole expects: The Londoners fail to arrive in L.A. and appear to be missing. Then people begin following Nicole and making threats, demanding information she doesn't have. So

Feb 25, 2017

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