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The Persian Always Meows Twice by Watkins, Eileen The Persian Always Meows Twice

Aug 11, 2017
The quality of mercy by Medhat, Katayoun, author. The quality of mercy

"Meet Franz Kafka, conflicted cop, hapless investigator, wide-eyed cynic on an odyssey across the Navajo reservation, pursuing a murder case"--

Aug 15, 2017
The question of the absentee father - an Asperger's mystery by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author. The question of the absentee father - an Asperger's mystery

Aug 11, 2017
The rat catchers' olympics by Cotterill, Colin, author. The rat catchers' olympics

"1980: The Democratic People's Republic of Laos is proud to be competing in its first-ever Olympics. Of course, half the world is boycotting the Moscow Summer Olympic Games to protest Russia's recent invasion of Afghanistan, but that has made room for athletes from countries that are usually too small or underfunded to be competitive--countries like Laos. Ex-national coroner of Laos Dr. Siri Paiboun may be retired, but he and his wife, Madame Daeng, would do just about anything to have a chance

Aug 12, 2017
The reason why - an anthology of the murderous mind by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author, editor. The reason why - an anthology of the murderous mind

An analysis of murder based on the works of famous writers and organized by motive and situation: killing in the family, for revenge, for gain, out of guilt, for escape, as an altruistic deed, as a manifestation of pure evil, finally, as a casual, motiveless act. The writers range from Sophocles to Truman Capote.

Aug 11, 2017
The return by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. The return

He had 'victim' written all over him ... Out searching for buried treasure in a private wood one June day, lonely Michael Jolly makes a disturbing find: a bone attached to a bone attached to a skull. Convinced that he'll receive a reward for discovering a missing person, Jolly is quick to call the police. And soon Chief Inspector Hennessey and Sergeant Yellich make an appearance at the scene of this decades-old crime. While Hennessey and Yellich try to piece together the mystery surrounding the

Aug 11, 2017
The rising - an Inspector Devlin mystery by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-, author. The rising - an Inspector Devlin mystery

"When Garda Inspector Benedict Devlin is summoned to a burning barn, he finds inside the charred remains of a man who is quickly identified as a local drug dealer, Martin Kielty. It soon becomes clear that Kielty?s death was no accident, and suspicion falls on a local vigilante group. Former paramilitaries, the men call themselves The Rising."--Publisher's website.

Aug 16, 2017
The rottweiler - a novel by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015, author. The rottweiler - a novel

A serial killer known as the "Rottweiler" stalks the young women of a London neighborhood near Lisson Grove, and the only clue lies in the trinkets taken by the killer from each victim, items that start to turn up at a local antique shop.

Aug 11, 2017
The silence of the rain by García-Roza, L. A. (Luiz Alfredo), author. The silence of the rain

Inspector Espinosa investigates the murder of a corporate executive found dead in his car, piecing together clues surrounding the victim's missing secretary, a life insurance policy, the victim's widow, and two additional murder victims.

Aug 15, 2017
The silent second - a Chuck Restic mystery by Phillips, Adam Walker, 1971- author. The silent second - a Chuck Restic mystery

"Chuck Restic has achieved the American dream: a successful career with a large corporation, his own home, and the best health care insurance and retirement package money can buy ... but he's crumbling inside. Twenty years in Human Resources have pushed Chuck Restic into an existential crisis. Only when he sets out to find a missing employee from his L.A. firm does he feel alive again. Applying his HR skills and wit to his moonlight detective work, Chuck unravels a web of crooked real estate dea

Aug 13, 2017
The strange disappearance of a Bollywood star by Khan, Vaseem, 1973- author. The strange disappearance of a Bollywood star

Mumbai is a city that thrives on extravagant spectacles and larger-than-life characters.But as Chopra is about to discover, even in the city of dreams, there is no guarantee of a happy ending.Rising star and incorrigible playboy Vikram Verma has disappeared, leaving his latest film in jeopardy. Hired by Verma's formidable mother to find him, Inspector Chopra and his sidekick, baby elephant Ganesha, embark on a journey deep into the world's most flamboyant movie industry.As they uncover feuding s

Aug 13, 2017
The tale of Applebeck Orchard - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Applebeck Orchard - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

In 1910 Miss Beatrix Potter is able to get away from her parents and goes to her properties in the Land Between the Lakes, Hill Top Farm and Castle Farm, where trouble is brewing in the hamlet. When Mr. Harmsworth barricades the foot path running through his property, Applebeck Farm, claiming he did it because someone lit a fire to his hayloft, and another fire ruins a place of business, Miss Potter is on the case!

Aug 15, 2017
The tale of Briar Bank - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Briar Bank - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

Mr. Wickstead has died under a tree limb. The villagers are certain that his death had to do with a treasure he dug up last spring. But why was he in the wood on a frigid night? And what of the claw marks on the limb? And what was that treasure? As per usual, the town's animals know more than the Big Folk. And only Pickles, Wickstead's fox terrier, knows exactly what happened. It's up to amateur sleuth Beatrix Potter to help the denizens of Sawrey, human and animal, solve the little matter of mu

Aug 15, 2017
The tale of Castle Cottage - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Castle Cottage - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

Beatrix and William's impending nuptials are delayed when the remodeling of their future home, Castle Cottage, causes more problems than anticipated in the latest installment of a series that incorporates events from the life of Beatrix Potter and her beloved characters.

Aug 15, 2017
The tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

When Beatrix Potter returns to her new hometown of Sawrey after some time away, she finds the village threatened by a mysterious outsider who plans to destroy the pristine shoreline of Lake Windermere by constructing a number of villas.

Aug 15, 2017
The tale of Hawthorn House - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Hawthorn House - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

When a baby arrives on her doorstep during Sawrey's annual summer fe^te, Beatrix Potter sets out to discover the truth about the abandoned baby, following her only clue, a scarab ring, to Hawthorn House, a legendary manor reputed to be haunted.

Aug 15, 2017
The tale of Hill Top Farm - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Hill Top Farm - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

After purchasing a farm in the beautiful Lake District of England, the animal lover attempts to make friends among her fellow villagers, while her animal companions find themselves caught up in solving a baffling mystery, in the first volume in a new mystery series inspired by the life of Beatrix Potter.

Aug 15, 2017
The tale of Oat Cake Crag - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. The tale of Oat Cake Crag - the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter

1912. The peace of the Lake District is interrupted by the noisy test flights of a new flying machine: the hydroplane-- and Beatrix's friend Grace is receiving anonymous letters that threaten her good name and her plans to marry.

Aug 15, 2017
The tell-tale tarte by Corrigan, Maya, author. The tell-tale tarte

Its a cold January in the Chesapeake Bay area, but Cool Down Cafe´ manager Val Deniston has plenty to sweat overlike catering a book club event, testing recipes for her Granddads cookbook, and catching the author of a deadly tale of murder. . .The last thing Val needs in her life is an unsolved murder, especially when the victim, an actor famed for impersonating Edgar Allan Poe, happens to be dressed exactly like her Granddad. To keep an eye on Granddad, whose latest job takes him to the home of

Aug 11, 2017
The Trickster's Lullaby by Fradkin, Barbara The Trickster's Lullaby

Aug 11, 2017

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