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Sleep like a baby / An Aurora Teagarden Mystery by Harris, Charlaine, author. Sleep like a baby / An Aurora Teagarden Mystery

Aug 19, 2017
Sleeping in the ground - an Inspector Banks novel by Robinson, Peter, 1950- author. Sleeping in the ground - an Inspector Banks novel

At the doors of a charming country church, an unspeakable act destroys a wedding party. A huge manhunt ensues. The culprit is captured. The story is over. Except it isn't. For Alan Banks, there is something unresolved about this case. Reteaming with profiler Jenny Fuller, the detective digs deeper into the crime, deep enough to unearth long-buried secrets that reshape everything Banks though he knew about the events outside the chapel. When the last shocking truth becomes clear, it's almo

Aug 18, 2017
Sulfur Springs by Krueger, William Kent, author. Sulfur Springs

"In William Kent Krueger's latest pulse-pounding thriller, Cork O'Connor's search for a missing man in the Arizona desert puts him at the center of a violent power struggle along the Mexican border, a struggle that might cost Cork everything and everyone he holds most dear. On the Fourth of July, just as fireworks are about to go off in Aurora, Minnesota, Cork O'Connor and his new bride Rainy Bisonette listen to a desperate voicemail left by Rainy's son, Peter. The message is garbled and full of

Aug 19, 2017
Telling tales by Cleeves, Ann, author. Telling tales

"It has been ten years since Jeanie Long was charged with the murder of fifteen-year-old Abigail Mantel. Now residents of the East Yorkshire village of Elvet are disturbed to hear of new evidence proving Jeanie's innocence. Abigail's killer is still at large. For one young woman, Emma Bennett, the revelation brings back haunting memories of her vibrant best friend--and of that fearful winter's day when she had discovered her body lying cold in a ditch. As Inspector Vera Stanhope makes fresh inqu

Aug 19, 2017
The amber shadows by Ribchester, Lucy, author. The amber shadows

During the dangerous days of World War II, Honey Deschamps is spending her days transcribing decrypted messages at Bletchley Park, when she starts to receive bizarrely coded packages. When everyone is keeping secrets, who can you trust? Bletchley Park, 1942: As World War II rages on, Honey Deschamps sits at her type-x machine, tediously transcribing decrypted signals from the German Army, doing her part to assist the British war effort. Halfway across the world, Hitler’s armies are marching into

Aug 21, 2017
The black book - an Inspector Rebus novel by Rankin, Ian, author. The black book - an Inspector Rebus novel

Inspector Rebus of the Edinburgh police has a busy time. A deported child molester is back in town, a stabbing victim refuses to say who attacked him, and last but not least the gun he bought turns out to be a murder weapon.

Aug 20, 2017
The cardinal's court by Harrison, Cora, author. The cardinal's court

Lawyer Hugh Mac Egan has arrived from Ireland to draw up the marriage contract between James Butler, son of his employer the Earl of Ormond, and Anne Boleyn - a dynastic alliance that will resolve an age-old inheritance dispute. But Anne, it seems, has other ideas. Her heart is set on Harry Percy, heir to the magnificent earldom of Northumberland, sparking rivalry between the two young men. When a member of Cardinal Wolsey's palace staff is found shot dead with an arrow, Percy is quick to give e

Aug 18, 2017
The color of fear by Muller, Marcia, author. The color of fear

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Aug 21, 2017
The complaints by Rankin, Ian, author. The complaints

Nobody likes The Complaints--they're the cops who investigate other cops. It's a department known within the force as "The Dark Side," and it's where Malcolm Fox works. His new case: investigate a cop named Jamie Breck. As Fox takes on the job, he learns that there's more to Breck than anyone thinks--dangerous knowledge, especially when a vicious murder takes place far too close to home.

Aug 20, 2017
The copper peacock, and other stories by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. The copper peacock, and other stories

A pair of yellow lilies -- Paperwork -- Mother's help -- Long live the queen -- Dying happy -- The copper peacock -- Weeds -- The fish-sitter -- An unwanted woman.

Aug 19, 2017
The dance master by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. The dance master

When Matthew Hopkins leaves his hell-hole council flat to seek out funding for his heroin addiction, he spots a plastic bag on the landing outside. Pouncing on it hopefully, he finds it contains only bones. Both the bones and the bag open up more than enough avenues of investigation for Detective Chief Inspector Hennessey and Detective Superintendent Yellich. It would seem the killer wanted to draw attention to himself, perhaps even to be caught. But when a new urgency infuses the case, will the

Aug 19, 2017
The Dark Lake by Bailey, Sarah The Dark Lake

Aug 19, 2017
The dead hand of history - Monika Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. The dead hand of history - Monika Paniatowski mystery

On Monika's first day in the new job, a severed female hand is discovered on the riverbank. Only hours into the case, she finds she can no longer trust her colleagues-- or even herself.

Aug 16, 2017
The Dead Shall Be Raised and the Murder of a Quack by Bellairs, George/ Edwards, Martin (INT) The Dead Shall Be Raised and the Murder of a Quack

Aug 19, 2017
The deep dark descending by Eskens, Allen, 1963- author. The deep dark descending

"A homicide detective hunts down his wife's killers while struggling between his thirst for revenge and a twinge of conscience forbidding him to take the law into his own hands"--

Aug 19, 2017
The falls by Rankin, Ian, author. The falls

Edinburgh detective John Rebus gets involved with the case of a missing young woman. His only clues are an Internet-based role-playing game and a wooden doll stuffed into a tiny casket.

Aug 20, 2017
The ghostway by Hillerman, Tony. The ghostway

Aug 19, 2017
The girl with kaleidoscope eyes - a Stewart Hoag mystery by Handler, David, 1952- author. The girl with kaleidoscope eyes - a Stewart Hoag mystery

Once upon a time, Hoagy had it all: a hugely successful debut novel, a gorgeous celebrity wife, the glamorous world of New York City at his feet. These days, he scrapes by as a celebrity ghostwriter. A celebrity ghostwriter who finds himself investigating murders more often than he'd like. And once upon a time, Richard Aintree was the most famous writer in America -- high school students across the country read his one and only novel, a modern classic on par with The Catcher in the Rye. But afte

Aug 18, 2017
The glass house by Gardner, Ashley, author. The glass house

"On a cold January night in 1817, Captain Gabriel Lacey, former cavalry officer turned amateur sleuth, is summoned to the banks of the Thames to identify the body of a young woman. When Lacey looks down at the pretty, dead young woman, cut down too soon, he vows to find her murderer. Lacey's search takes him to the Glass House, a sordid gaming hell that played a large part in the victim's past, as well as to gatherings of the haut ton and the chambers of respectable Middle Temple barristers. Lac

Aug 18, 2017
The good daughter - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. The good daughter - a novel

Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father - Pikeville's notorious defense attorney - devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night. Twenty-eight years later, and Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a lawyer herself - the ideal good daughter. But when violence comes to P

Aug 21, 2017

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