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Death on Delos by Corby, Gary, author. Death on Delos

"Greece, 545 BC: It is illegal to die on the sacred isle of Delos. It's also illegal to give birth there. Yet when murder is committed, the only available detective to solve the crime is the priestess Diotima, and she is heavily pregnant. Delos is the holy birthplace of the divine twins Apollo and Artemis, and it is an island in crisis. Not only has murder tainted the holy sanctuary, but there are about a thousand Athenian troops on the island. The army is led by the statesman Pericles and has

May 22, 2017
Death Scene - A 1920s Mystery by Adams, Jane A. Death Scene - A 1920s Mystery

May 22, 2017
Death scene - a Henry Johnstone mystery by Adams, Jane, 1960- Death scene - a Henry Johnstone mystery

Cissie Rowe, a rising star of the silent screen, is found brutally murdered in her own home in the seaside town of Shoreham-By-Sea, home to a film studio and thriving theatrical community. DCI Henry Johnstone and DS Mickey Hitchens are despatched to investigate.

May 26, 2017
Dog days - a Raine Stockton dog mystery by Ball, Donna. Dog days - a Raine Stockton dog mystery

"For Raine Stockton, owner and proprietor of Dog Daze Boarding and Training, August is the busiest time of year. She has all she can handle with a kennel full of dogs, a very strange new employee, and a personal life that seems to be falling apart at the seams. The last thing she needs is another complication. But when she takes in a gorgeous white golden retriever that was found covered in blood and wandering alone in a national park, the complications have only begun. When the new dog escapes

May 22, 2017
Down a dark road by Castillo, Linda, author. Down a dark road

"Eight years ago Joseph King was convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison. He was a "fallen" Amish man and, according to local law enforcement, a known drug user with a violent temper. Now King has escaped, and he's headed for Painters Mill. News of a murderer on the loose travels like wildfire and putting Chief of Police Kate Burkholder and her team of officers on edge. A nightmare scenario becomes reality when King shows up with a gun and kidnaps his five children from t

May 22, 2017
Edited out by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author. Edited out

Mystery author Rachel Goldman is getting used to the idea that her fictional creation Duffy Madison has somehow taken flesh-and-blood form and is investigating missing person cases not far from where Rachel lives. Wait. No. She's not getting used to it at all, and the presence of this real-life Duffy is making her current manuscript--what's the word?--lousy. So she doesn't want to see Duffy--the living one--at all. To make matters worse, when he shows up at her door and insists on talking to her

May 24, 2017
Eleventh Hour - A Kit Marlowe Mystery by Trow, M. J. Eleventh Hour - A Kit Marlowe Mystery

May 27, 2017
Excellent mystery by Peters, Ellis Excellent mystery

May 27, 2017
Family matters by Rolls, Anthony, 1886-1971, author. Family matters

Robert Arthur Kewdingham is an eccentric failure of a man. In middle age he retreats into a private world, hunting for Roman artifacts and devoting himself to bizarre mystical beliefs. Robert's wife, Bertha, feels that there are few things more dreadful than a husband who will persist in making a fool of himself in public. Their marriage consists of horrible quarrels, futile arguments, incessant bickering. Scarcely any friends will visit the Kewdinghams in their peaceful hometown Shufflecester.

May 22, 2017
Fateful mornings - a Henry Farrell novel by Bouman, Tom, author. Fateful mornings - a Henry Farrell novel

"In Wild Thyme, Pennsylvania, summer has brought Officer Henry Farrell nothing but trouble. Heroin has arrived with a surge in burglaries and other crime. When local carpenter Kevin O'Keeffe admits that he shot a man and that his girlfriend, Penny, is missing, the search leads the small-town cop to an industrial vice district across state lines that has already ensnared more than one of his neighbors. With the patience of a hunter, Farrell ventures into a world of shadow beyond the fields and fo

May 22, 2017
Gone gull by Andrews, Donna, author. Gone gull

"Gone Gull brings readers yet another knee-slapping adventure filled with New York Times bestselling author Donna Andrews' cast of wacky characters. Meg Langslow is spending the summer at the Biscuit Mountain Craft Center, helping her grandmother Cordeliarun the studios. But someone is committing acts of vandalism, threatening to ruin the newly-opened center's reputation. Is it the work of a rival center? Have the developers who want to build a resort atop Biscuit Mountain found a new tactic to

May 27, 2017
Grace - a Willie Black mystery by Owen, Howard, 1949- author. Grace - a Willie Black mystery

Life is cheap on the poor side of town. For more than two decades, young black kids have been disappearing from Richmond's East End. No bodies have ever been found, and the missing boys haven't received much attention from police or the media. When the uncle of the latest missing kid takes matters into his own hands and holds the daily newspaper's publisher hostage in the paper's lobby, Willie Black gets involved, and things start to change. The world's oldest night cops reporter knows something

May 22, 2017
Hacked - a Tucker mystery by Daniel, Ray, 1962- author. Hacked - a Tucker mystery

May 26, 2017
High in trial by Ball, Donna. High in trial

A dog trainer and her golden retriever travel to an agility competition, where one of the competitors is murdered. The trainer and her dog stalk the killer.

May 22, 2017
Home of the brave - a Raine Stockton dog mystery by Ball, Donna. Home of the brave - a Raine Stockton dog mystery

"Raine Stockton and her high-spirited, big-hearted golden retriever Cisco are accustomed to being heroes wherever they go. But there's a new dog in town, and Raine and Cisco find themselves unexpectedly upstaged by a flashy K-9 addition to the sheriff's department. Nike and her handler, Jolene, are part of a new government-funded program for law-enforcement agencies, and though Raine admires Nike's talent almost as much as she resents Jolene's arrogance, she can't help wondering why the Departme

May 22, 2017
I am the only running footman by Grimes, Martha. I am the only running footman

Brian Macalvie and Richard Jury are joined by Sergeant Wiggins and Melrose Plant in the investigation of the Porphyria killings.

May 22, 2017
I'll eat when I'm dead by Bourland, Barbara, author. I'll eat when I'm dead

"When a note from Hillary Whitney lands on NYPD Detective Mark Hutton's desk two months after her funeral, he's convinced that the fashion director of iconoclastic magazine RAGE Fashion Book didn't merely starve to death. And once he begins investigating the circumstances surrounding her death and meets Catherine "Cat" Ono, a bizarre, brilliant, and beautiful editor, he can't let go of the case--and a world of intrigue awaits behind the perfectly primped and polished pages of this leading ladies

May 22, 2017
If the Haunting Fits, Wear It by Pressey, Rose If the Haunting Fits, Wear It

May 22, 2017
Jack the Ripper in St. Louis - a Victorian whodunit by Amis, Fedora. Jack the Ripper in St. Louis - a Victorian whodunit

Although her family loathes the idea, Jemima McBustle is determined to follow Nellie Bly and become the next great female stunt reporter. Her attempts to track down her first story lead her to the shady doings of a mad doctor, a man modern researchers now suspect was Jack the Ripper. Can a proper young lady survive the attention of a sociopathic butcher?

May 22, 2017
Jerusalem Inn by Grimes, Martha. Jerusalem Inn

May 22, 2017

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