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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
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 by Duffy, Margaret, author.

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
Nightshade by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Nightshade

China's herb shop and catering business may be thriving, but she's still reeling from her father's death, and not even remotely interested in her half-brother Miles's investigation into that event. China's husband, on the other hand, has no such qualms. And when fate forces her to get involved as well, China realizes it's time to bring the past to light-or else it will haunt her the rest of her life. But China and McQuaid discover that Miles may have been keeping as many secrets as he seemed det

Aug 23, 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
Nothing stays buried by Tracy, P. J., author. Nothing stays buried

"The Monkeewrench crew returns to face the city of Minneapolis's worst nightmare--a rampant serial killer on the loose--in the electrifying new thriller. When Minneapolis homicide detectives Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth are called to a crime scene in a heavily wooded city park, everything about the setting is all too familiar. And when they discover a playing card on the victim's body, their worst fears are confirmed--there's a serial killer operating in the city for the first time in years. Acr

Aug 23, 2017
Oh, fudge by Coco, Nancy Oh, fudge

Aug 19, 2017
Oink - a food for thought mystery by Newton, Judith Lowder, author. Oink - a food for thought mystery

"Emily Addams, foodie professor of women's studies at Arbor State--a land grant university in Northern California--finds herself an unlikely suspect in the poisoning of a man she barely knows: Professor Peter Elliott of Plant Biology, the hotshot developer of a new genetically modified corn. How did her cornbread end up in his hand as he lay in the smelly muck of the university's historic hog yard? As Emily and her colleagues try to identify who and what has poisoned Peter, they also struggle to

Aug 23, 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
On her majesty's frightfully secret service by Bowen, Rhys, author. On her majesty's frightfully secret service

"In the new Royal Spyness Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Crowned and Dangerous, Lady Georgiana Rannoch juggles secret missions from the Queen, Darcy, and her mother. But it's all in a day's work when you're thirty-fifth in line to the British Crown. When Darcy runs off on another secret assignment, I am left to figure out how to travel to Italy sans maid and chaperone to help my dear friend Belinda, as she awaits the birth of her baby alone. An opportunity presents itself

Aug 23, 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
Passport to murder by Angela, Mary, author. Passport to murder

"This semester, it seems that Professor Prather's dreams are about to come true. Ever since she was a young girl, she's imagined going to France, and her French colleague, Andre´ Duman, has finally made that trip possible. Over spring break, she and Andre´ are to lead a group of students and faculty to Paris to explore the City of Light. But before she can utter her first bonjour, a professor dies, and they are stuck in Minneapolis. She returns to Copper Bluff with an unstamped passport and a my

Aug 23, 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