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Nail's Crossing by Lackey, Kris Nail's Crossing

Aug 11, 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 13, 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 15, 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 11, 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 15, 2017
Oh, fudge by Coco, Nancy Oh, fudge

Aug 11, 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 15, 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 11, 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 15, 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 12, 2017
Over Maya dead body by Orchard, Sandra, author. Over Maya dead body

FBI Special Agent Serena Jones arrives on Martha's Vineyard with her family, ready for a little bit of R&R and a whole lot of reminiscing as they celebrate the engagement of an old family friend. But crime doesn't take a vacation, and she's soon entangled in an investigation of a suspicious death tied to an antiquities smuggling ring.When her investigation propels her into danger, Serena must stay the course and solve this case before anyone else dies. But just how is she supposed to do that whe

Aug 10, 2017
Passport to Murder by Angela, Mary Passport to Murder

Aug 15, 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 12, 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 12, 2017
Penance of the damned by Tremayne, Peter, author. Penance of the damned

"Ireland, AD 671. King Colg

Aug 10, 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 11, 2017
Perish from the earth by Putnam, Jonathan F., author. Perish from the earth

"A murder aboard a steamboat forces Abraham Lincoln to make a fateful choice--one on which the future of the nation may hang, if his client doesn't first--" -- provided by publisher.

Aug 10, 2017
Persons unknown - a novel by Steiner, Susie, 1971- author. Persons unknown - a novel

"Detective Manon Bradshaw is five months pregnant and has officially given up on finding romantic love. Instead, she is in hot-pursuit of the work-life balance and parked in a cold case corridor--the price she's had to pay for a transfer back to Cambridgeshire. This is fine, she tells herself. She can devote herself to bringing up her motley collection of children--the new baby, and her adopted 12-year-old son Fly Dent. He needed a fresh start--he was being forever stopped and searched in London

Aug 10, 2017
Purring Around the Christmas Tree by Mugavero, Liz Purring Around the Christmas Tree

Aug 11, 2017
Quarry's Climax by Collins, Max Allan Quarry's Climax

Aug 11, 2017

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