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Quietly in their sleep by Leon, Donna, author. Quietly in their sleep

When Maria Testa, better known to Brunetti as the nun who once had cared for his mother, turns up at the Commissario's door, after leaving her convent following the suspicious deaths of five patients, Brunetti launches a personal investigation into the situation.

Sep 15, 2017
The quality of mercy by Medhat, Katayoun, author. The quality of mercy

"Move over Walt Longmire. Make room for Franz Kafka, aka 'K.' Expertly plotted, beautifully written, eloquent, colloquial, wry, insightful . . . Medhat demonstrates a keen sense of place and Navajo culture and history, with superior attention to language; smart, witty, often humorous and always precise analogies, metaphors, and similes. A sharp eye for detail and sprachgefühl for putting observations into words. Style, grace, a confident, compelling, and controlled narrative voice. The sophistic

Sep 15, 2017
Pulse by Francis, Felix, author. Pulse

"A novel set in the world of horse racing, from the author of DICK FRANCIS'S DAMAGE and DICK FRANCIS'S FRONT RUNNER, written in the style of, and so as to appeal to the readers of, those titles"--

Sep 15, 2017
Passport to murder- Bouchercon Anthology 2017 by McFetridge, John Passport to murder- Bouchercon Anthology 2017

Sep 15, 2017
Oh, Fudge! by Coco, Nancy. Oh, Fudge!

Life is always sweet in Allie McMurphy’s delectable fudge shop. But murder can make things unpleasantly sticky . .A Deadly Confection: After Allie inherited her family’s McMurphy Hotel and Fudge Shop, cousin Tori moved off to California in a bitter huff, and the two haven’t spoken since. So to have her cousin reappear on Mackinac Island without warning is a big surprise—but not as surprising as finding her standing over a dead woman impaled with a garden spade in the Mackinac Butterfly House. Bu

Sep 15, 2017
Murder of a cranky catnapper by Swanson, Denise. author. Murder of a cranky catnapper

School psychologist Skye Denison Boyd opts for pet therapy to aid a handful of socially awkward fourth grade boys with the assistance of the local vet, a Siberian husky, and a Maine coon. When school board member Palmer Lynch is found dead in his home with the therapy cat hidden in his garage, Skye finds herself dealing with a killer.

Sep 15, 2017
Murder for Nothing by Heley, Veronica Murder for Nothing

Sep 15, 2017
Mrs. Jeffries and the three wise women by Brightwell, Emily, author. Mrs. Jeffries and the three wise women

"As the holidays approach, all is merry and bright for Inspector Witherspoon, Mrs. Jeffries, and the staff at Upper Edmonton Gardens...but murder knows no season. MURDER UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR Christopher Gilhaney isn't a popular man, and he proves why once again when he insults every guest at Abigail Chase's Guy Fawkes Night dinner party. When Gilhaney is shot dead under the cover of the night's fireworks, his murder is deemed a robbery gone wrong. But when the case hasn't been solved six week

Sep 15, 2017
Mother nature by Andrews, Sarah, 1951- Mother nature

When a woman working for an environment service is murdered in California, her father hires geologist and sleuth Em Hansen to find the killers. Hansen discovers the victim was involved in a dispute with land developers.

Sep 15, 2017
March of crime - a murder-by-month mystery by Lourey, Jess, 1970- author. March of crime - a murder-by-month mystery

Ida Gilbertson of the Battle Lake Senior Sunset nursing home has a new hobby: crafting life-sized dolls and displaying them around town. Budding PI Mira James finds the dolls creepy enough on their own, but when she's forced to sit next to one and discovers a human corpse under the hat and wig, it becomes personal.

Sep 15, 2017
Madness treads lightly by Dashkova, Polina, author. Madness treads lightly

As a working mother, Lena Polyanskaya has her hands full. She's busy caring for her two-year-old daughter, editing a successful magazine, and supporting her husband, a high-ranking colonel in counter-intelligence. She doesn't have time to play amateur detective. But when a close friend's suspicious death is labeled a suicide, she's determined to prove he wouldn't have taken his own life. As Lena digs in to her investigation, all clues point to murder--and its connection to a string of grisly col

Sep 15, 2017
Lions and tigers and murder, oh my by Swanson, Denise, author. Lions and tigers and murder, oh my

When the wife of wealthy philanthropist Elliot Wilson goes missing after she publicly opposes his plan to open a wildlife park on the edge of town, Devereaux and her tenant, a handsome private investigator, team up to prove Elliots innocence before someone else is preyed upon.

Sep 15, 2017
Lights out summer by Zahradnik, Rich, author. Lights out summer

Sep 15, 2017
Let the dead bury the dead - a Christopher Worthy / Father Fortis mystery by Carlson, David, 1947- author. Let the dead bury the dead - a Christopher Worthy / Father Fortis mystery

"A priest is found brutally strangled before the altar of Detroit's St. Cosmas Greek Orthodox Church. The captain of the Detroit Police assigns her star detective Christopher Worthy to the case, knowing that the interim priest is Worthy's close friend Father Fortis. Worthy's new partner Henderson believes Father Spiro surprised a local thug in the act of stealing a silver altarpiece. This simple solution doesn't sit right with Detective Worthy and Father Fortis. Small clues have led them to beli

Sep 15, 2017
Knit to Kill by Canadeo, Anne Knit to Kill

Sep 15, 2017
In cold pursuit by Andrews, Sarah, 1951- In cold pursuit

Heading for Antarctica to study glaciology with her mentor, Dr. Emmett Vanderzee, Valena Walker finds herself thrust into the role of amateur sleuth when Vanderzee is arrested for the killing of a reporter, who died in Antarctica the previous winter.

Sep 15, 2017
Hearse and gardens by Greenstein, Kathleen Bridge, author. Hearse and gardens

To keep her mind off the legal battle over the ocenfront cottage she's trying to buy, Meg agrees to help her friend inventory and clear out furniture from the Montauk estate of wealthy art broker, Harrison Falks. But the job takes a terrifying turn when Meg discovers a skeleton in a hidden room of one of the estate's many bungalows.

Sep 15, 2017
The girl with kaleidoscope eyes - a Stewart Hoag mystery by Handler, David, 1952- author. The girl with kaleidoscope eyes - a Stewart Hoag mystery

Once upon a time, Hoagy had it all: a hugely successful debut novel, a gorgeous celebrity wife, the glamorous world of New York City at his feet. These days, he scrapes by as a celebrity ghostwriter. A celebrity ghostwriter who finds himself investigating murders more often than he'd like. And once upon a time, Richard Aintree was the most famous writer in America -- high school students across the country read his one and only novel, a modern classic on par with The Catcher in the Rye. But afte

Sep 15, 2017
The ghostway by Hillerman, Tony. The ghostway

Old Joseph Joe sees it all. Two strangers spill blood at the Shiprock Wash-O-Mat. One dies. The other drives off into the dry lands of the Big Reservation, but not before he shows the old Navajo a photo of the man he seeks.

Sep 15, 2017
Ghostal living by Greenstein, Kathleen Bridge. Ghostal living

When rare books begin disappearing from the Bibliophile Bed & Breakfast, resulting in the death of an F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscript authenticator, Hamptons interior designer Meg Barret becomes caught up in catching a killer before the book closes on another victim.

Sep 15, 2017

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