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Murder for nothing - an Ellie Quicke mystery by Heley, Veronica. Murder for nothing - an Ellie Quicke mystery

Ellie Quicke believes in helping people in trouble. But it would appear that her latest good deed has returned to bite her when she takes in a weeping girl who needs somewhere to stay. Selfish, thoughtless and irresponsible, Angelica is by no means the easiest of house guests, confident that someone else will always pick up the bill. But when a dead body is found in the garden the morning after a riotous party she's organized, Angelica plunges Ellie's household into a situation too hot for any o

Oct 21, 2017
Murder for Christmas by Duncan, Francis, 1918-1988, author. Murder for Christmas

"When Mordecai Tremaine arrives at the country retreat of one Benedict Grame on Christmas Eve, he discovers that the revelries are in full swing in the sleepy village of Sherbroome--but so too are tensions amongst the assortment of guests. When midnight strikes, the partygoers discover that presents aren't the only things nestled under the tree...there's a dead body too. A dead body that bears a striking resemblance to Father Christmas. With the snow falling and suspicions flying, it's up to Mor

Oct 21, 2017
Mrs. Jeffries and the three wise women by Brightwell, Emily, author. Mrs. Jeffries and the three wise women

"As the holidays approach, all is merry and bright for Inspector Witherspoon, Mrs. Jeffries, and the staff at Upper Edmonton Gardens...but murder knows no season. MURDER UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR Christopher Gilhaney isn't a popular man, and he proves why once again when he insults every guest at Abigail Chase's Guy Fawkes Night dinner party. When Gilhaney is shot dead under the cover of the night's fireworks, his murder is deemed a robbery gone wrong. But when the case hasn't been solved six weeks

Oct 20, 2017
Mr. Campion's abdication by Ripley, Mike. Mr. Campion's abdication

‘So where exactly did Albert Campion stand on the Abdication?’ ‘Behind the throne, slightly to the left?’ suggested Commander Charles Luke. Margery Allingham’s Mr Campion finds himself masquerading as technical advisor to a very suspicious but glamorous Italian film producer and her crew hunting for buried treasure that never was in the Suffolk village of Heronhoe near Pontisbright which used to host trysts between Edward VIII and Mrs Wallis Simpson. ‘When it came to the Abdication Crisis in ’36

Oct 18, 2017
Montreal Noir by McFetridge, John (EDT)/ Filippi, Jacques (EDT) Montreal Noir

Oct 18, 2017
Mining for justice - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959- author. Mining for justice - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Chloe Ellefson is excited to be learning about Wisconsin's Cornish immigrants and mining history while on temporary assignment at Pendarvis, a historic site in charming Mineral Point. But when her boyfriend, police officer Roelke McKenna, discovers long-buried human remains in the root cellar of an old Cornish cottage, Chloe reluctantly agrees to mine the historical record for answers. She soon finds herself in the center of a heated and deadly controversy that threatens to close Pendarvis. Whil

Oct 18, 2017
Loyalty in death by Robb, J. D. Loyalty in death

Oct 20, 2017
Let Darkness Bury the Dead by Jennings, Maureen Let Darkness Bury the Dead

Oct 18, 2017
Lean Mean Thirteen by Evanovich, Janet Lean Mean Thirteen

Oct 19, 2017
Killing pace - a mystery by Schofield, Douglas, author. Killing pace - a mystery

Oct 22, 2017
Infinite ground by MacInnes, Martin, author. Infinite ground

""Stunning--a totally original, surreal mystery shot through with hints of the best of Cesar Aira, Vladimir Nabokov, Angela Carter, and Julio Cortazar. Smart, clever, and honest. I doubt you've read anything quite like it." --Jeff VanderMeer, author of The Southern Reachtrilogy During a sweltering South American summer, a family convenes for dinner at a restaurant. Midway through the meal, Carlos gets up from the table and disappears. An experienced, semi-retired detective takes the case, but wh

Oct 18, 2017
How the finch stole Christmas! - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna, author. How the finch stole Christmas! - a Meg Langslow mystery

As in her previous Christmas mysteries, Six Geese a-Slaying, Duck the Halls, and The Nightingale Before Christmas, Andrews continues to write “firmly in the grand tradition of Agatha Christie’s Christmas books” (Toronto Globe and Mail). New York Times bestselling author Donna Andrews takes us home to Caerphilly for the holidays in her new hilarious Christmas mystery How the Finch Stole Christmas! Meg's husband has decided to escalate his one-man show of Dickens' A Christmas Carol into a full-sca

Oct 23, 2017
Hooked on ewe by Reed, Hannah, 1953- author. Hooked on ewe

"Aspiring romance novelist Eden Elliott discovers the landscape isn't the only thing that's dramatic when a local woman is done in..."--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 22, 2017
Homicide for the holidays by Honigford, Cheryl, author. Homicide for the holidays

A hidden key that opens a drawer locked for the past eight years, a mysterious envelope filled with cash, and a threatening note... none of this is what rising radio star Vivian Witchell expects to find in her late father's office. But when Vivian stumbles into trouble, she hardly knows how to steer herself back to safety. With the handsome and maddeningly practical private detective Charlie Haverman at her side, Vivian spends the holiday season uncovering the details of the last weeks of her fa

Oct 22, 2017
Hidden scars by De Castrique, Mark, author. Hidden scars

When Asheville, NC, private eyes Sam Blackman and Nakayla Robertson are asked by an eighty-year-old client to investigate the suspicious death of her brother, they warn her there is little chance of success. Paul Weaver died nearly seventy years earlier. The only documentation she has is the sole surviving copy of a coroner's report stating his death was caused by an accidental fall while hiking. There's a red flag: local son Weaver knew every inch of the mountain trails. The returning World War

Oct 21, 2017
Hidden scars - a Sam Blackman mystery by De Castrique, Mark, author. Hidden scars - a Sam Blackman mystery

When Asheville, NC, private eyes Sam Blackman and Nakayla Robertson are asked by an eighty-year-old client to investigate the suspicious death of her brother, they warn her there is little chance of success. Paul Weaver died nearly seventy years earlier. The only documentation she has is the sole surviving copy of a coroner's report stating his death was caused by an accidental fall while hiking. There's a red flag: local son Weaver knew every inch of the mountain trails. The returning World War

Oct 20, 2017
Hark the Herald Angels Slay. by Hark the Herald Angels Slay.

Oct 23, 2017
Gin and panic - a mystery by Chance, Maia, author. Gin and panic - a mystery

Former socialite Lola Woodby, not-so-discreet private eye in Prohibition-era New York City, along with her grim Swedish sidekick, Berta, take on a piece-of-cake job: retrieving a rhinoceros trophy from the Connecticut mansion of big game hunter Rudy Montgomery. After all, their client, Lord Sudley, promises them a handsome paycheck, and the gin and tonics will be free. But no sooner do they arrive at Montgomery Hall than Rudy is shot dead with a houseful of suspicious characters standing by. Lor

Oct 23, 2017
Gilt by association by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Gilt by association

Oct 19, 2017
Full Service Blonde by Edwards, Megan Full Service Blonde

Oct 18, 2017

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