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Hooked on ewe by Reed, Hannah, 1953- author. Hooked on ewe

"Aspiring romance novelist Eden Elliott discovers the landscape isn't the only thing that's dramatic when a local woman is done in..."--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 14, 2017
In a dark season by Lane, Vicki. In a dark season

When Elizabeth Goodweather prevents the otherwise sane town matron from committing suicide at a house locally known as haunted, she uncovers a mystery surrounding the house's scandalous past.

Oct 11, 2017
Killing pace - a mystery by Schofield, Douglas, author. Killing pace - a mystery

Oct 14, 2017
Let Darkness Bury the Dead by Jennings, Maureen Let Darkness Bury the Dead

Oct 10, 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

Oct 10, 2017
Lights out summer by Zahradnik, Rich, author. Lights out summer

Oct 10, 2017
Lost luggage by Thomas, Wendall, author. Lost luggage

"Cyd Redondo, a young, third-generation Brooklyn travel agent who specializes in senior citizens, has never ventured farther than New Jersey. Yet even Jersey proves risky when her Travel Agents' Convention fling, Roger Claymore, leaves her weak in the knees--and everywhere else--then sneaks out of her Atlantic City hotel room at three a.m. Back in Brooklyn, when she reads about smugglers stopped at JFK with skinks in their socks or monkeys down their pants, she never imagines she will join their

Oct 14, 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.

Oct 10, 2017
Montreal Noir by McFetridge, John (EDT)/ Filippi, Jacques (EDT) Montreal Noir

Oct 10, 2017
Murder for Christmas by Duncan, Francis, 1918-1988, author. Murder for Christmas

"When Mordecai Tremaine arrives at the country retreat of one Benedict Grame on Christmas Eve, he discovers that the revelries are in full swing in the sleepy village of Sherbroome--but so too are tensions amongst the assortment of guests. When midnight strikes, the partygoers discover that presents aren't the only things nestled under the tree...there's a dead body too. A dead body that bears a striking resemblance to Father Christmas. With the snow falling and suspicions flying, it's up to Mor

Oct 13, 2017
Murder for nothing - an Ellie Quicke mystery by Heley, Veronica. Murder for nothing - an Ellie Quicke mystery

Ellie Quicke believes in helping people in trouble. But it would appear that her latest good deed has returned to bite her when she takes in a weeping girl who needs somewhere to stay. Selfish, thoughtless and irresponsible, Angelica is by no means the easiest of house guests, confident that someone else will always pick up the bill. But when a dead body is found in the garden the morning after a riotous party she's organized, Angelica plunges Ellie's household into a situation too hot for any o

Oct 13, 2017
Murder in an English Village by Ellicott, Jessica Murder in an English Village

Oct 10, 2017
Murder in Grosvenor Square by Gardner, Ashley Murder in Grosvenor Square

Oct 14, 2017
Murder in the Lincoln White House by Gleason, Colleen, author. Murder in the Lincoln White House

Oct 14, 2017
Murder in the manuscript room - a 42nd Street Library mystery by Lehane, Cornelius, author. Murder in the manuscript room - a 42nd Street Library mystery

Oct 14, 2017
Murder on the Toy Town Express - a vintage toyshop mystery by Early, Barbara, 1950- author. Murder on the Toy Town Express - a vintage toyshop mystery

Liz McCall has come to love running her father's vintage toyshop back home in East Aurora, NY, so when the Train and Toy Show comes to town, she's all aboard for a fun toy-filled weekend. The only hitch is that her childhood bully Craig McFadden, now local business rival, has set up a booth next to hers. But the fun and games are over when Craig falls from the ceiling in a publicity stunt gone wrong. What was initially thought to be a fatal accident proves much more sinister. Pulled into the cas

Oct 14, 2017
Murder under the fig tree - a Palestine mystery by Raphael, Kate Jessica, author. Murder under the fig tree - a Palestine mystery

"Hamas has taken power in Palestine, and the Israeli government is rounding up threats. When Palestinian policewoman Rania Bakara finds herself thrown in prison, though she has never been part of Hamas, her friend Chloe flies in from San Francisco to get her out. Chloe begs an Israeli policeman named Benny for help--and Benny offers Rania a way out: investigate the death of a young man in a village near her own. The young man's neighbors believe the Israeli army killed him; Benny believes his de

Oct 10, 2017
Next of kin by Tucker, James. Next of kin

"A New Year's Eve celebration begins with the pop of a champagne cork--and ends with the bone-chilling screams of a killer's victims. Ten-year-old Ben Brook is the lone survivor of the brutal murder of his wealthy family at their upstate New York compound. But from the moment he evades death, Ben's life is in constant danger. Can NYPD detective Buddy Lock keep the boy safe from a killer intent on wiping out the entire Brook clan? When two more massacres decimate the Brooks' ranks, Buddy's hunt n

Oct 14, 2017
Nine lessons - some wounds never heal by Upson, Nicola, author. Nine lessons - some wounds never heal

Called to the peaceful wooded churchyard of St-John's-at-Hampstead, Detective Chief Inspector Archie Penrose faces one of the most audacious and unusual murders of his career. The body of the church's organist is found in an opened grave, together with a photograph of a manor house and a cryptic note. The image leads Archie to Cambridge, where the crisp autumn air has brought bustling life to the ancient university and town. Mystery author Josephine Tey is also in Cambridge, where the change of

Oct 16, 2017
Not a Creature Was Purring. by Not a Creature Was Purring.

Oct 16, 2017

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