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Murderous mistral - a Provence mystery by Rademacher, Cay, author. Murderous mistral - a Provence mystery

"International Dagger Award shortlisted author of The Murderer in Ruins, Cay Rademacher, delivers a beautifully atmospheric new story with a captivating main character in Murderous Mistral: A Provence Mystery. Capitaine Roger Blanc, an investigator with the anti-corruption-unit of the French Gendarmerie, was a bit too succesfull in his investigations. He finds himself removed from Paris to the south of France, far away from political power. Or so it would seem. The stress is too much for his mar

Aug 18, 2017
Murders.com by Duffy, Margaret, author. Murders.com

Patrick Gillard has taken on a new role as the NCA's officer within Avon and Somerset Police's Regional Organised Crime Unit, much to his wife and working partner Ingrid Langley's relief. It may seem like a safe desk job, but Ingrid's relief is short-lived when she finds the head of the Metropolitan Police's specialist undercover unit, F9, Commander Rolt, barely alive in a field in Somerset. Unsurprisingly, Patrick is soon pulled back into frontline action. And when further, gruesome discoveries

Aug 21, 2017
Murphy's law - a Molly Murphy mystery by Bowen, Rhys, author. Murphy's law - a Molly Murphy mystery

Molly Murphy, on the run from the police in Ireland, becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a man at Ellis Island.

Aug 18, 2017
Nail's Crossing by Lackey, Kris Nail's Crossing

Aug 19, 2017
New Haven noir by New Haven noir

"In an Ivy League town, Bloom turns Yale's motto--Lux et Veritas--on its head, finding darkness and deceit in every corner of New Haven...The stories Bloom chooses share a strong sense of place, detailing the quirks that make every corner of New Haven distinctive. But it's the lucid writing and clear, compelling storylines that make her dark tales shine. Maybe she offers a noir version of Light and Truth after all."

Aug 21, 2017
Not in the flesh - a Wexford novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Not in the flesh - a Wexford novel

Inspector Wexford and his team try to link a murder victim found in a cottage basement and a severed hand found in a wood area.

Aug 19, 2017
Oh, fudge by Coco, Nancy Oh, fudge

Aug 19, 2017
Old scores - a Barker & Llewelyn novel by Thomas, Will, 1958- author. Old scores - a Barker & Llewelyn novel

"In 1890, the first Japanese diplomatic delegation arrives in London to open an embassy. Cyrus Barker, private enquiry agent and occasional agent for the Foreign Service Office, is enlisted to display his personal Japanese garden to the visiting dignitaries. Later that night, Ambassador Toda is shot and killed in his office and Cyrus Barker is discovered across the street, watching the very same office, in possession of a revolver with one spent cartridge. Arrested by the Special Branch for the

Aug 19, 2017
Only a game by Gregson, J. M., author. Only a game

Bruton Rovers FC has been promoted to the Premiership, but Jim Capstick's days as Chairman have made him some enemies in the Lancashire mill town. With the team fighting relegation, the debts are piling high. But when the club is rocked by a murder after Jim makes a surprise announcement, the question's not who had the motive, but who had the balls to actually do it. 'Percy' Peach and DS Lucy Blake have their work cut out for them.

Aug 20, 2017
Pastures new by Gregson, J. M., author. Pastures new

Peach and Blake investigate a new case of family motives and secrets. Successful but lonely Geoffrey Aspin takes the desperate step of advertising for female company, and meets divorcee Pamela Williams. But their happiness is shattered by a brutal murder. DCI Peach and his team are brought in, and the finger seems to point at the Aspin family. Suddenly both Geoffrey and his new love are suspects and without alibis.

Aug 20, 2017
Path into darkness by Alber, Lisa, 1966- author. Path into darkness

A haunting tale of family secrets, madness, and healing in small-town Ireland Lisfenora is known across the British Isles for its yearly matchmaking festival. But a local man's murder and the grim discovery in his home have cast a somber mood over the town. Detective Sergeant Danny Ahern tries to make sense of the chaotic scene while struggling to set aside moral conflicts and grief for his comatose wife. Within days, he's plunged into even darker terrain when the investigation leads him on a co

Aug 20, 2017
Penance of the damned by Tremayne, Peter, author. Penance of the damned

"Ireland, AD 671. King Colg

Aug 18, 2017
Perils and dangers by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Perils and dangers

Detective Chief Inspector Hennessey and his loyal sidekick, Detective Sergeant Yellich, have a hard time to choose a suspect from many who shoots the "universally unpopular foul-mouthed, foul-tempered Ossler."--Jacket.

Aug 19, 2017
Pulse by Francis, Felix, author. Pulse

"A novel set in the world of horse racing, from the author of DICK FRANCIS'S DAMAGE and DICK FRANCIS'S FRONT RUNNER, written in the style of, and so as to appeal to the readers of, those titles"--

Aug 18, 2017
Purring Around the Christmas Tree by Mugavero, Liz Purring Around the Christmas Tree

Aug 19, 2017
Quarry's Climax by Collins, Max Allan Quarry's Climax

Aug 19, 2017
Ragged Lake by Corbett, Ron Ragged Lake

Aug 19, 2017
Road rage by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Road rage

In Britain, Chief Inspector Wexford hunts for eco- terrorists who abducted five people, including his wife. They threaten to kill them unless the government halts the construction of a highway through scenic countryside.

Aug 19, 2017
Seven Suspects by James, Renee Seven Suspects

Aug 19, 2017
Sins of the fathers by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Sins of the fathers

It was a brutal, vicious crime - sixteen years old. A helpless old woman battered to death with an axe. Harry Painter hung for it, and Chief Inspector Wexford is certain that they executed the right man. Only Reverend Archery has doubts - because his son wants to marry the murderer's beautiful, brilliant daughter. So he begins unravelling the past to discover that murder breeds murder - and often conceals even deeper secrets.

Aug 19, 2017

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