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Ragged Lake by Corbett, Ron Ragged Lake

Aug 11, 2017
Resurrection men by Rankin, Ian, author. Resurrection men

Sent to a rehabilitation school after a serious mistake, Inspector John Rebus discovers that his classmates are plotting a drug heist and joins forces with Detective Sergeant Siobhan Clarke to investigate ties to an art dealer's murder.

Aug 15, 2017
Road rage by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Road rage

In Britain, Chief Inspector Wexford hunts for eco- terrorists who abducted five people, including his wife. They threaten to kill them unless the government halts the construction of a highway through scenic countryside.

Aug 11, 2017
Robert B. Parker's The hangman's sonnet by Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956- author. Robert B. Parker's The hangman's sonnet

"The stellar new novel in Robert B. Parker's New York Times bestselling series featuring Paradise police chief Jesse Stone. Jesse Stone, still reeling from the murder of his fiancee by crazed assassin Mr. Peepers, must keep his emotions in check long enough to get through the wedding day of his loyal protege, Suitcase Simpson. The morning of the wedding, Jesse learns that a gala 75th birthday party is to be held for folk singer Terry Jester. Jester, once the equal of Bob Dylan, has spent the la

Aug 13, 2017
Rosemary remembered - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Rosemary remembered - a China Bayles mystery

In Pecan Springs, Texas, China Bayles, former lawyer and now owner of a herb store, discovers the body of a woman who is her double. It could be a crime of passion--the lady was going to divorce her husband--or, worse, someone is after China.

Aug 15, 2017
Rueful death - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Rueful death - a China Bayles mystery

On a retreat in St. Theresa's, a convent in Texas, sleuth China Bayles observes nuns fighting over a legacy worth millions of dollars. One lot wants the money for more contemplation, the other for commerce. When fires break out and people die, China steps in.

Aug 15, 2017
Ruined stones by Reed, Eric (Mystery writer), author. Ruined stones

Having survived the 1941 Blitz and the predator in her small Shropshire village, policeman's daughter Grace Baxter moves to the city of Newcastle-on-Tyne and takes on a job in the city's constabulary. Grace's arrival coincides with the discovery of the body of a young woman, curiously difficult to identify, at the scanty ruins of a Roman temple situated across from a church. The bone-numbing cold, the fogs, and the Blitz, not to mention to peculiar behavior of some of the citizens and the hostil

Aug 10, 2017
Set in darkness - an Inspector Rebus novel by Rankin, Ian, author. Set in darkness - an Inspector Rebus novel

Inspector John Rebus investigates a body found in a Queensbury House fireplace, the suicide of a homeless man in possession of a fortune and the murder of an ambitious politician--three deaths with ties to one of Scotland's most notorious criminals.

Aug 15, 2017
Seven Suspects by James, Renee Seven Suspects

Aug 11, 2017
Shallow grave - a Matt Sinclair mystery by Thiem, Brian, author. Shallow grave - a Matt Sinclair mystery

When the Oakland coroner's office uncovers a body buried in a shallow grave in the outskirts of the city, homicide sergeant Matt Sinclair expects to find a drug dealer caught in the crosshairs of a turf war. Instead, the victim is identified as Phil Roberts, the commander of the police department's intelligence unit and Sinclair's former partner. Police brass want to pin the murder on a dead member of an outlaw motorcycle gang and they want the case closed quickly, but Sinclair and his current p

Aug 10, 2017
Sins of the fathers by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. Sins of the fathers

It was a brutal, vicious crime - sixteen years old. A helpless old woman battered to death with an axe. Harry Painter hung for it, and Chief Inspector Wexford is certain that they executed the right man. Only Reverend Archery has doubts - because his son wants to marry the murderer's beautiful, brilliant daughter. So he begins unravelling the past to discover that murder breeds murder - and often conceals even deeper secrets.

Aug 11, 2017
Sleep like a baby / An Aurora Teagarden Mystery by Harris, Charlaine, author. Sleep like a baby / An Aurora Teagarden Mystery

Aug 11, 2017
Soul cage by Honda, Tetsuya, 1969- author. Soul cage

"A worker reports his boss missing, and a large amount of blood is found in the rented garage he used. At the same time, a severed left hand is found in a minivan abandoned in the outskirts of Tokyo, which is quickly identified as belonging to this missing man, Kenichi Takaoka. Lt. Reiko Himekawa of the Homicide Division of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department is assigned to the investigation, along with her squad and several other units. From the amount of blood spilled in the van and at th

Aug 13, 2017
Spanish dagger by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Spanish dagger

Between the herb shop, the catering business, and a weekend paper-making class, China Bayles has her work cut out for her. And now China's half-brother is opening up old wounds, trying to investigate their father's supposedly accidental death, and her husband is taking on the case-meaning she's just bound to get involved.

Aug 15, 2017
Spring break by Elias, Gerald, author. Spring break

"Reclusive, blind violin pedagogue Daniel Jacobus is invited to speak at a seemingly innocuous symposium on Baroque music at a prestigious music conservatory. He has no idea he is about to become enmeshed in an entrenched culture of sexual harassment and its cover-up at the highest levels. When a renowned faculty member dies of apparent natural causes, only the curious behavior of a violin student at Jacobus's master class is an idication that something may be terribly amiss."--book jacket

Aug 10, 2017
Strip Jack by Rankin, Ian. Strip Jack

Detective Rebus of the Edinburgh policeinvestigates the murder of the wife of a respectedmember of parliament. The lady was famous for playinghostess to wild parties, but it turns out her husband wasno better.

Aug 15, 2017
Sudbury school murders by Gardner, Ashley Sudbury school murders

Aug 10, 2017
Tensleep by Andrews, Sarah Tensleep

Aug 11, 2017
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and other stories by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930. The adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and other stories

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Aug 10, 2017
The amber shadows by Ribchester, Lucy, author. The amber shadows

During the dangerous days of World War II, Honey Deschamps is spending her days transcribing decrypted messages at Bletchley Park, when she starts to receive bizarrely coded packages. When everyone is keeping secrets, who can you trust? Bletchley Park, 1942: As World War II rages on, Honey Deschamps sits at her type-x machine, tediously transcribing decrypted signals from the German Army, doing her part to assist the British war effort. Halfway across the world, Hitler’s armies are marching into

Aug 13, 2017

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