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Death by chocolate lab by Blake, Bethany. Death by chocolate lab

"Pet sitter Daphne Templeton has a soft spot for every stray and misfit who wanders into the quaint, lakeside village of Sylvan Creek. But even Daphne doesn't like arrogant, womanizing Steve Beamus, the controversial owner of Blue Ribbon K-9 Academy. When Steve turns up dead during a dog agility trial, Daphne can think of a long list of people with motives for homicide, and so can the police. Unfortunately, at the top of the list is Daphne's sister, Piper--Steve's latest wronged girlfriend"--Pag

Feb 27, 2017
Death of a ghost by Beaton, M. C., author. Death of a ghost

"When Police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth hears reports of a haunted castle near Drim, he assumes the eerie noises and lights reported by the villagers are just local teenagers going there to smoke pot or, worse, inject themselves with drugs. Still, Hamish decides that he and his policeman, Charlie "Clumsy" Carson, will spend the night at the ruined castle to get to the bottom of the rumors once and for all. There's no sign of any ghost...but then Charlie disappears through the floor. It turns out he

Mar 1, 2017
Desert vengeance by Webb, Betty, author. Desert vengeance

When the man who raped Scottsdale PI Lena Jones when she was a nine-year-old foster child is released from prison, Lena is waiting for him in the parking lot--with a big knife. "Papa" Brian Wycoff survives their meeting, but the next day, his wife, who knew about his crimes but did nothing to stop him--in fact enabled him--is found dead in their Apache Junction home, shot through both eyes. Terrified he will be next, Wycoff, violating his parole, flees north to the small town of Black Canyon Cit

Feb 24, 2017
Devil's breath - a Max Tudor mystery by Malliet, G. M., 1951- author. Devil's breath - a Max Tudor mystery

"Agatha Award-winning author G. M. Malliet has charmed mystery lovers, cozy fans, and Agatha Christie devotees with her critically acclaimed mysteries featuring handsome spy-turned-cleric Max Tudor. In The Haunted Season, Max's former life as an MI5 agentcaught up with him, threatening his newfound happiness with Awena and baby son Owen. Realizing there is no escape from his past, Max, with his bishop's tacit permission, has offered his services to MI5 on an as-needed basis. And in Devil's Breat

Mar 1, 2017
Distress signals by Howard, Catherine R. Distress signals

There's no evidence of a murder, but a person is missing. And what's a missing person minus a body? Not a murder. Oh, no. Never a murder. It's a disappearance. The day Adam Dunne's girlfriend, Sarah, fails to return from a Barcelona business trip, his perfect life begins to fall apart. Days later, the arrival of her passport and a note that reads 'I'm sorry - S' sets off real alarm bells. He vows to do whatever it takes to find her. Adam is puzzled when he connects Sarah to a cruise ship called

Feb 26, 2017
Dying on the vine - a mystery by Cooper, Marla, author. Dying on the vine - a mystery

"Wedding planner Kelsey McKenna just signed on to a dream gig. She's going to be the "day-of" coordinator at the beautiful Higgens Estate in California wine country. There's only one problem: the wedding was originally planned by Babs Norton, the self-proclaimed Queen of Wine Country Weddings, who the father of the bride has fired. Kelsey decides to clear the air with Babs and make sure there are no hard feelings, but before she can throw herself into executing the perfect wedding, she discovers

Feb 26, 2017
Earthly remains by Leon, Donna, author. Earthly remains

Mar 1, 2017
Echoes in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author. Echoes in death

"THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES . . . The chilling new suspense novel from the author of Brotherhood in Death. After a party in New York, Lieutenant Eve Dallas rides home with her billionaire husband, Roarke, happy to be done with cocktails and small talk. After another party, not far away, a woman retires to her bedroom with her husband--and walks into a brutal nightmare. Their paths are about to collide... When the young woman--dazed, naked, and bloody--wanders in front of their car,

Mar 1, 2017
Enter by the narrow gate - a Christopher Worthy/Father Fortis mystery by Carlson, David, 1947- author. Enter by the narrow gate - a Christopher Worthy/Father Fortis mystery

A teenage girl has vanished in Santa Fe. Nearby, in the Trappist monastery of St. Mary of the Snows, a beautiful young nun is stabbed to death. Father Nicholas Fortis is on sabbatical at St. Mary's, and when Lieutenant Christopher Worthy of the Detroit Police Department is flown in to help find the missing teenager, the Orthodox monk asks his friend to delve into the nun's murder as well. The two men make a perfect team: the monk's gregarious manner opens hearts and the detective's keen intuitio

Mar 1, 2017
Every Body on Deck by McKevett, G. A. Every Body on Deck

Feb 26, 2017
Facials can be fatal by Cohen, Nancy J., 1948- author. Facials can be fatal

Salon owner Marla Vail and her detective husband must solve a decades-old mystery when Valerie Weston is found dead in Marla's new day spa, slathered in a green facial mask.

Feb 26, 2017
Fallout by Paretsky, Sara, author. Fallout

Feb 26, 2017
False fire - a Bea Abbot Agency mystery by Heley, Veronica, author. False fire - a Bea Abbot Agency mystery

Attending a birthday celebration for two young girls, Bea Abbot tries not to let superstition get the better of her when she realizes that there are thirteen people at dinner. What she doesn't anticipate is that the evening will end in sudden, violent death. Chaos descends when a fire breaks out. While two memebers of the host family are rushed to the hospital, Bea and a fellow guest search for the birthday girls in a house which has been plunged into darkness. And then the drama really begins.

Feb 24, 2017
Family Matters by Rolls, Anthony Family Matters

Feb 26, 2017
Fatality by firelight by Cahoon, Lynn. Fatality by firelight

To kick off a winter writing retreat, Cat and her handyman boyfriend, Seth, escort the aspiring authors to a nearby ski resort, hoping some fresh cold air will wake up their creative muses. But instead of hitting the slopes, they hit the bar--and before long, a tipsy romance novelist named Christina is keeping herself warm with a local ski bum who might have neglected to tell her about his upcoming wedding. Next thing Cat knows, her uncle, the town sheriff, informs her that the young man&#x;s be

Feb 27, 2017
Flamingo Road by Hill, Sasscer, author. Flamingo Road

"Baltimore police officer Fia McKee is put on leave for excessive use of force after interfering in a crime that turns deadly. Given a second chance, she is sent to work undercover for the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau (TRPB) at the Gulfstream Park in Florida, where she works as an exercise rider. Her assignment is to watch and report back on two racetrack workers who have been suspected of illegal activities and whose horses continue to outperform all expectations, winning their owners

Feb 26, 2017
Fractured families - a Lottie Albright mystery by Hinger, Charlotte, 1940- author. Fractured families - a Lottie Albright mystery

It's the Garden of Eden. And the weather is absolutely freezing! The discovery of the body of a young man inside the mausoleum of the Civil War veteran who commissioned this bizarre sculpture park makes the blood of Undersheriff Lottie Albright and her husband's Aunt Dorothy run cold. Dorothy Mercer, paying a visit to Western Kansas from Manhattan, may be a bestselling mystery novelist, but she is truly shocked confronting murder firsthand. But the real bone-chiller is yet to come.

Feb 24, 2017
Garden of lamentations by Crombie, Deborah, author. Garden of lamentations

While Gemma James investigates the murder of a young nanny who may be one of a series of victims, Duncan Kincaid uncovers information that puts those closest to him in danger. --Publisher

Feb 23, 2017
Give the devil his due by Hockensmith, Steve, author. Give the devil his due

Feb 23, 2017
Heartbreak Hotel by Kellerman, Jonathan, author. Heartbreak Hotel

"Alex Delaware and Milo Sturgis investigate the death of Alex's most mysterious patient to date in the sensational new thriller from the master of suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman. At nearly one hundred years old, Thalia Mars is a far cry from the patients that child psychologist Alex Delaware normally treats. But the charming, witty woman convinces Alex to meet with her in a suite at the Aventura, a luxury hotel with a checkered history. What Thalia wants from A

Mar 1, 2017

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