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The fifth element by Brekke, Jørgen, 1968- author. The fifth element

"Police Inspector Odd Singsaker has been captured, imprisoned on an island off the Northern coast of Norway. He wakes to find himself holding a shotgun. Next to him is a corpse. But what events led him to this point? And how did he get here? A few weeks earlier, Felicia, his wife, disappeared. Though he didn't know it, she was trying to find her way back to Odd to reconcile, but then she vanished into a snowstorm. Possibly involved is a corrupt, coldblooded cop from Oslo, a devious college stude

Feb 27, 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 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 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 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 Cheltenham Square murder by Bude, John, 1901-1957, author. The Cheltenham Square murder

In the seeming tranquility of Regency Square in Cheltenham live the diverse inhabitants of its ten houses. One summer's evening, the square's rivalries and allegiances are disrupted by a sudden and unusual death - an arrow to the head, shot through an open window at no. 6.Unfortunately for the murderer, an invitation to visit had just been sent by the crime writer Aldous Barnet, staying with his sister at no. 8, to his friend Superintendent Meredith. Three days after his arrival, Meredith finds

Feb 23, 2017
The book of mirrors - a novel by Chirovici, Eugen-Ovidiu, author. The book of mirrors - a novel

An elegant, page-turning thriller in the vein of Night Film and Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter , this tautly crafted novel is about stories: the ones we tell, the ones we keep hidden, and the ones that we'll do anything to ensure they stay buried. When literary agent Peter Katz receives a partial book submission entitled The Book of Mirrors , he is intrigued by its promise and original voice. The author, Richard Flynn, has written a memoir about his time as an English student at Princeton in the

Feb 21, 2017
That Empty Feeling by Corris, Peter That Empty Feeling

Feb 26, 2017
Swiss vendetta - a mystery by De Hahn, Tracee, author. Swiss vendetta - a mystery

Inspector Agnes Luthi, a Swiss-American police officer in Lausanne, Switzerland, has just transferred to the Violent Crimes unit from Financial Crimes to try to shed all reminders of her old life following her husband's death. Now, on the eve of the worst blizzard Lausanne has seen in centuries, Agnes has been called to investigate her very first homicide case. On the lawn of the grand Chateau Vallotton, at the edge of Lac Leman, a young woman has been found stabbed to death. The woman, an appra

Feb 23, 2017
Souls of Men by Ashworth, A. R. Souls of Men

Feb 26, 2017
Snowed in with murder by Wallace, Auralee, author. Snowed in with murder

Erica has returned to Otter Lake, New Hampshire, to rekindle her romance with Sheriff Grady Forrester at her mom's island retreat, currently closed for the off season. Just ahead of a rapidly advancing storm front, Erica arrives to discover Mom has rented the lodge to a reality TV show. They're filming the wealthy but awful Boatright brood, who've been summoned here by their patriarch because-so he says-one of them wants to kill him. Great television, terrible timing. Not only are Erica's romant

Feb 23, 2017
Six four by Yokoyama, Hideo, 1957- author. Six four

"The nightmare no parent could endure. The case no detective could solve. The twist no reader could predict. For five days in January 1989, the parents of a seven-year-old Tokyo schoolgirl sat and listened to the demands of their daughter's kidnapper. They would never learn his identity. They would never see their daughter again. For the fourteen years that followed, the Japanese public listened to the police's apologies. They would never forget the botched investigation that became known as Six

Feb 23, 2017
Shadows on the lake by Cocco, Giovanni, 1976- author. Shadows on the lake

Feb 23, 2017
Scarweather by Rolls, Anthony Scarweather

Feb 23, 2017
Robert B. Parker's Little White Lies by Atkins, Ace Robert B. Parker's Little White Lies

Feb 26, 2017
Portland noir by Sampsell, Kevin (EDT) Portland noir

Feb 23, 2017
Party girls die in pearls - an Oxford girl mystery by Sykes, Plum, author Party girls die in pearls - an Oxford girl mystery

"Internationally bestselling author of Bergdorf Blondes Plum Sykes returns with PARTY GIRLS DIE IN PEARLS, a charming murder mystery set at Oxford University in the 1980s. After Oxford's most popular classmate is found dead, new students Ursula Flowerbutton and Nancy Feingold believe she has been murdered and work to solve the mystery"--

Feb 26, 2017
Murder, with peacocks by Andrews, Donna. Murder, with peacocks

While trying to manage being the maid of honor in three weddings, Meg Langslow finds herself in the midst of a mystery when her former sister-in-law's soon-to-be stepfather is found dead.

Feb 26, 2017
Murder on location by Pegau, Cathy, author. Murder on location

"An expedition has arrived in the frigid wilderness to shoot North to Fortune-an epic motion picture featuring authentic footage of majestic peaks, vast glaciers, homesteaders, and Alaska Natives. But the film's fortunes begin to go south as a local Native group grows angry at how they're portrayed in the movie, fights break out, and cast and crew are beset by accidents and assaults. Finally, production is halted when the inebriated director falls into a crevasse-and dies of exposure. Soon Micha

Feb 27, 2017
Murder of a snake in the grass - a Scumble River mystery by Swanson, Denise. Murder of a snake in the grass - a Scumble River mystery

Skye Denison and the rest of Scumble River are celebrating the town's bicentennial. When the guest of honor--a descendant of the town's founder--is murdered, Skye wonders if her former fianc's arrival in town has something to do with the man's death. Original.

Feb 26, 2017

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