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After the Armistice Ball by McPherson, Catriona After the Armistice Ball

Aug 19, 2017
All roads leadeth by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. All roads leadeth

When Francis Armstrong moves into his fussily designed Victorian house in the heart of the Vale of York, his August stretches before him in a haze of leisurely house refurbishments. His decision to move a pile of rubble, however, brings DCI Hennessey and Sergeant Yellich springing to the scene at the double. The woman's skeleton they study alongside Louise D'Acre, the lovely pathologist, points the finger of blame firmly and soon all the roads of evidence are leading in one direction. But once t

Aug 19, 2017
All signs point to murder - a zodiac mystery by Di Marco, Connie, 1945- author. All signs point to murder - a zodiac mystery

The stars predict a wedding-day disaster, but San Francisco astrologer Julia Bonatti never expected murder Julia Bonatti is alarmed by the astrological signs looming over Geneva Leary's wedding day, but nobody asked Julia's opinion and being a bridesmaid means supporting the bride no matter what. Even with the foreboding Moon-Mars-Pluto lineup in the heavens, no one's prepared for the catastrophes that strike: a no-show sister, a passed-out wedding planner, and a lethal shooting in the dead of n

Aug 20, 2017
Among the dead - a Rachel Carver mystery by Backlund, J. R., author. Among the dead - a Rachel Carver mystery

Former North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation agent Rachel Carver blames herself for the collateral death of an innocent woman in her last case. Unable to accept her superior's attempts to cover up the incident, she turned in her badge. But when a former partner asks her to consult on a new murder case, she reluctantly agrees, traveling to a small, remote mountain community, where she's tasked with leading a group of inexperienced detectives on a hunt for the killer. The trek has hardly be

Aug 18, 2017
Among the shadows- a Detective Byron mystery by Coffin, Bruce Robert Among the shadows- a Detective Byron mystery

Aug 19, 2017
An echo of murder by Perry, Anne, author. An echo of murder

Aug 18, 2017
And did murder him - a Glasgow P division procedural by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. And did murder him - a Glasgow P division procedural

A small-time crook is murdered in Glasgow and under his bed police find newspaper clippings of an abduction for which ransom was paid but the victim is still missing. Inspector Donoghue investigates.

Aug 19, 2017
Arrowood by Finlay, Mick, author. Arrowood

1895: London's scared. A killer haunts the city's streets. The poor are hungry; crime bosses are taking control; the police force stretched to breaking point. While the rich turn to Sherlock Holmes, the celebrated private detective rarely visits the densely populated streets of South London, where the crimes are sleazier and the people are poorer. In a dark corner of Southwark, victims turn to a man who despises Holmes, his wealthy clientele and his showy forensic approach to crime: Arrowood sel

Aug 18, 2017
As death draws near by Huber, Anna Lee, author. As death draws near

"The latest mystery from the national bestselling author of A Study in Death tangles Lady Kiera Darby and Sebastian Gage in a dangerous web of religious and political intrigue. July 1831. In the midst of their idyllic honeymoon in England's Lake District, Kiera and Gage's seclusion is interrupted by a missive from Kiera's new father-in-law. A deadly incident involving a distant relative of the Duke of Wellington has taken place at an abbey south of Dublin, Ireland, and he insists that she and Ga

Aug 18, 2017
Assulted caramel by Flower, Amanda Assulted caramel

Aug 19, 2017
Atlanta noir by Atlanta noir

"Atlanta has its share, maybe more than its share, of prosperity. But wealth is no safeguard against peril...Creepy as well as dark, grim in outlook...Hints of the supernatural may make these tales...appealing to lovers of ghost stories." -- Kirkus Reviews "These stories, most of them by relative unknowns, offer plenty of human interest...All the tales have a Southern feel." --Publishers Weekly "Jones, author ofLeaving Atlanta, returns to the South via Akashic's ever-growing city anthology serie

Aug 20, 2017
Backlash - a Monika Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Backlash - a Monika Paniatowski mystery

Detective Chief Inspector Monika Paniatowski's bitter personal history with Chief Superintendent Tom Kershaw makes her resent the emphasis being put on finding his wife, who has apparently been kidnapped following an automobile accident, and when young prostitute Grace Meade also disappears, Monika sees enough similarities to justify widening her search, even though she has been told to devote her time to the Kershaw case.

Aug 16, 2017
Bad intentions by Fossum, Karin, 1954-, author. Bad intentions

Konrad Sejer must face down his memories and fears as he struggles to determine why the corpses of troubled young men keep surfacing in local lakes. As Sejer begins to feel his age weigh on him, he wonders if he has the strength to pursue the elusive explanations for human evil.

Aug 20, 2017
Beautiful lie the dead by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947-, author. Beautiful lie the dead

Aug 20, 2017
Behind chocolate bars by Aarons, Kathy, author. Behind chocolate bars

Best friends and business partners Michelle and Erica have a monstrous to-do list as they prepare for the annual West Riverdale Halloween Festival. Their shop, Chocolates and Chapters, will have a booth at the event, where Michelle will serve spooky delights while Erica displays an assortment of spine-chilling books. Thank goodness the teenagers from Erica's comic-book club are chipping in to help. But one of their volunteers winds up in trouble after a woman's body is found in an abandoned hous

Aug 21, 2017
Beneath the depths - a Detective Byron mystery by Coffin, Bruce Robert, author. Beneath the depths - a Detective Byron mystery

When the body of prominent Portland attorney Paul Ramsey turns up in the bottom of Casco Bay, following his loss of a multimillion dollar civil trial, Byron knows it's no accidental drowning. Golden boy Ramsey had a dark side--and Byron believes the key to solving his murder lies in uncovering those secrets someone wanted buried along with him. With the brilliant Detective Diane Joyner by his side, Byron takes on Ramsey's former employer, the powerhouse law firm of Newman, Branch & DeWitt. But d

Aug 19, 2017
Between a book and a hard place by Swanson, Denise, author. Between a book and a hard place

Aug 18, 2017
Bibliomysteries - crime in the world of books and bookstores by Bibliomysteries - crime in the world of books and bookstores

An anthology of specially commissioned stories set in literary venues includes contributions by such writers as Loren D. Estleman, Anne Perry, and Laura Lippman.

Aug 21, 2017
Black and blue - an Inspector Rebus mystery by Rankin, Ian, author. Black and blue - an Inspector Rebus mystery

Already tackling a murder in Edinburgh, Inspector John Rebus becomes involved when a copy-cat serial rapist called "Bible Johnny" begins striking in Aberdeen and must keep his wits about him in the center of the media circus surrounding the case.

Aug 20, 2017
Black seconds by Fossum, Karin, 1954-, author. Black seconds

In this fifth Inspector Sejer mystery, a little girl has vanished without a trace and Sejer must find her before it's too late.

Aug 20, 2017

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