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Yuletide Homicide by Hesse, Jennifer David Yuletide Homicide

Aug 11, 2017
Yews with caution by Collins, Kate, 1951- author. Yews with caution

"It's April in New Chapel, and Abby and her husband, Marco, are off to buy shrubs for their new house. But the owner of the local landscaping company is nowhere to be found. Abby's best friend, Nikki, meanwhile, believes she unwittingly helped a group of her hospital coworkers conspire to kill the man."--Provided by the publisher

Aug 11, 2017
Y is for yesterday by Grafton, Sue, author. Y is for yesterday

"Of #1 New York Times-bestselling author Sue Grafton, NPR's Maureen Corrigan said, "Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters." With only one letter left, Grafton's many devoted readers will share that sentiment. The darkest and most disturbing case report from the files of Kinsey Millhone, Y is for Yesterday begins in 1979, when four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate--and film the attack. Not long after, the tape goes missing and the su

Aug 17, 2017
Wrong side of the paw by Cass, Laurie, author. Wrong side of the paw

"As the bookmobile rolls along the hills of Chilson, Michigan, Minnie and Eddie spread good cheer and good reads. But when her faithful feline finds his way into the middle of a murder, Minnie is there, like any good librarian, to check it out." --

Aug 11, 2017
Wormwood by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Wormwood

While getting some much needed rest and assisting with some herbal workshops, China Bayles stumbles over old secrets in a Kentucky Shaker village after a shocking death occurs during her stay.

Aug 15, 2017
Wolf's revenge - a Leo Maxwell mystery by Smith, Lachlan, author. Wolf's revenge - a Leo Maxwell mystery

Aug 11, 2017
Wolf to the slaughter - an Inspector Wexford novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Wolf to the slaughter - an Inspector Wexford novel

Anita Margolis, young, beautiful, carefree, has vanished into thin air. She left her home to attend a party one wet evening, but has not been seen since. She is reported missing soon after by her brother, whom she shared a flat with, the acclaimed but eccentric artist Rupert Margolis. Inspector Burden quickly forms an impression of a wanton young girl simply gone off somewhere with a boyfriend having neglected to let anyone know. After all, she was that sort of woman, in Burden's opinion. Howeve

Aug 12, 2017
Witches' bane by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Witches' bane

High-powered Houston attorney China Bayles has forsaken big bucks in the big city to become a good ol' gal in tiny Pecan Springs, Texas. She's opened an herb store and now dabbles in New Age arts and crafts, hangs out with the local "single and loving it" ladies, and solves crimes in her spare time. And it's a good thing she does--Pecan Springs is in the throes of a witch hunt. First it was the appearance of sacrificial artifacts. Then it was a Wiccan Night of the Dead celebration. Next someone

Aug 15, 2017
Winter ground by McPherson, Catriona Winter ground

Aug 11, 2017
Win, Lose or Draw by Corris, Peter Win, Lose or Draw

Aug 15, 2017
Wild justice by Gregson, J. M., author. Wild justice

When Tamsin Hayes decides to murder her husband Tim, she is unaware that he is already under investigation for other crimes.

Aug 12, 2017
Widow's tears by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Widow's tears

Herbalist ex-lawyer China Bayles investigates the murder of a teller at the Pecan Springs bank and follows the clues to a haunted bed and breakfast.

Aug 15, 2017
Whispers of warning by Estevao, Jessica, author. Whispers of warning

"Free from the clutches of her con artist father, Ruby Proulx is starting to settle in at the Belden, her aunt Honoria's seaside hotel. She loves finally being rooted in one place and also feels a sense of purpose as she helps Honoria keep her business afloat by acting as a psychic medium for the hotel's metaphysically inclined guests. When one of the guests, renowned Spiritualist and outspoken suffragist, Sophronia Foster Eldridge checks into the hotel for a monthlong stay, Ruby finds her sense

Aug 11, 2017
Weycombe - a novel of suspense by Malliet, G. M., 1951- author. Weycombe - a novel of suspense

Aug 11, 2017
Wagging Through the Snow by Berenson, Laurien Wagging Through the Snow

Aug 11, 2017
Venetian blood - murder in a sensuous city by Volker, Christine Evelyn, author. Venetian blood - murder in a sensuous city

Struggling to forget a crumbling marriage, forty-year-old Anna Lucia Lottol comes to Venice to visit an old friendbut instead of finding solace, she is dragged into the police station and accused of murdering a money-laundering count with whom she had a brief affair. A us treasury officer with brains and athleticism, Anna fights to clear her name in a seductive city full of watery illusions. As she works to pry information from a cast of recalcitrant characters sometimes denying what she sees an

Aug 12, 2017
Two way cut by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Two way cut

"This deftly written procedural realistically captures the life of modern Glasgow and the men who keep law and order there. A young cop on the beat finds a body laid out, with the head hacked off and neatly left on the chest of the torso. No clues to the victim's identity are available, but several peculiar aspects of the crime cause the detectives of Glasgow's P Division to conclude that some sort of ritual murder has occurred. For one thing, the victim was washed and dressed in new clothes aft

Aug 11, 2017
Turkey trot murder - a Lucy Stone mystery by Meier, Leslie, author. Turkey trot murder - a Lucy Stone mystery

Aug 11, 2017
Treasure trove by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Treasure trove

Aug 11, 2017
Trace by Mayor, Archer, author. Trace

Aug 11, 2017

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