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A sight for sore eyes - a novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. A sight for sore eyes - a novel

A handsome young craftsman falls in love with a sweet, upper-class girl in Britain. The girl's stepmother opposes the romance because of his low-class origin so he murders her. Not his first murder, either. By the author of Road Rage.

Aug 19, 2017
A study in gold - an Oxford dogwalkers' mystery by Dalton, Annie, author. A study in gold - an Oxford dogwalkers' mystery

Having reluctantly agreed to make up the numbers at a World War II-themed murder mystery weekend at Mortmead Hall, Anna Hopkins and her fellow dogwalkers, Isadora and Tansy, enjoy themselves far more than they'd expected. Not for long. The weekend's festivities come to an abrupt halt when a body is discovered floating in the ornamental pond. Who was the mysterious woman in the red dress who attended the event without a ticket? As Anna and her friends delve further, they find themselves caught up

Aug 18, 2017
A Whiff of Cyanide by Fraser-sampson, Guy A Whiff of Cyanide

Aug 19, 2017
A window in Copacabana by García-Roza, L. A. (Luiz Alfredo), author. A window in Copacabana

When three unpopular police officers are killed by an assassin in Rio de Janeiro, 12th Precinct chief Espinosa links another death to the murders and finds things complicated by a government official's wife, who has become obsessed with the case.

Aug 15, 2017
Adam and Eve and pinch me - a novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Adam and Eve and pinch me - a novel

A terrible train crash at Paddington changes the lives of three women, who find they all have a connection with one of the passengers who was supposed to have died in the crash.

Aug 19, 2017
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
An unthymely death and other garden mysteries by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. An unthymely death and other garden mysteries

Aug 15, 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
Asking for Truffle - A Southern Chocolate Shop Mystery by St. James, Dorothy Asking for Truffle - A Southern Chocolate Shop Mystery

Aug 15, 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

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