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Booked 4 murder by Eaton, J.C. author. Booked 4 murder

Never judge a book by its cover...Sophie “Phee” Kimball is not a cop. She’s a divorced, middle-aged mom who works as an account clerk for the police department in a small city in Minnesota. But her retired mother, Harriet Plunkett, is convinced Phee is the only one who can solve the mystery of a cursed book. According to Harriet, four members of her book club have already succumbed to the deadly curse. Harriet insists Phee catch the next plane to her retirement community in Sun City West, Arizon

Jul 19, 2017
The blue hammer - a Lew Archer novel by Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983, author. The blue hammer - a Lew Archer novel

Jul 19, 2017
Betrayal at Iga - a Hiro Hattori novel by Spann, Susan, author. Betrayal at Iga - a Hiro Hattori novel

"After fleeing Kyoto, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo take refuge with Hiro's ninja clan in the mountains of Iga Province. When an ambassador from the rival Koga clan is murdered during peace negotiations, Hiro and Father Mateo must find the killer in time to prevent a war between the ninja clans."--Back cover.

Jul 19, 2017
Another man's ground by Booth, Claire, author. Another man's ground

"It starts out as an interesting little theft case. Branson, Missouri's new Sheriff Hank Worth is called out to look at stands of trees that have been stripped of their bark, which the property owner had planned to harvest for the booming herbal supplement market. At first, Hank easily balances the demands of the investigation with his fledging political career. He was appointed several months earlier to the vacant sheriff position, but he needs to win the fast-approaching election in order to k

Jul 19, 2017
The hidden - a Monika Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. The hidden - a Monika Paniatowski mystery

DCI Paniatowski's team are increasingly convinced that the girl found dead in the woods is the victim of a ritual killing, carried out by a secret society which has been established in the very heart of Whitebridge. Their problem is that without Paniatowski there to back them up, they find it impossible to persuade the ambitious DCI 'Rhino' Dixon that treating it as a mere domestic murder will get them nowhere. And so Meadows, Crane and Beresford find themselves out on a limb - cutting corners,

Jul 21, 2017
Arrowood by Finlay, Mick, author. Arrowood

1895: London's scared. A killer haunts the city's streets. The poor are hungry; crime bosses are taking control; the police force stretched to breaking point. While the rich turn to Sherlock Holmes, the celebrated private detective rarely visits the densely populated streets of South London, where the crimes are sleazier and the people are poorer. In a dark corner of Southwark, victims turn to a man who despises Holmes, his wealthy clientele and his showy forensic approach to crime: Arrowood sel

Jul 21, 2017
Sudbury school murders by Gardner, Ashley Sudbury school murders

Jul 22, 2017
Murderous mistral - a Provence mystery by Rademacher, Cay, author. Murderous mistral - a Provence mystery

"International Dagger Award shortlisted author of The Murderer in Ruins, Cay Rademacher, delivers a beautifully atmospheric new story with a captivating main character in Murderous Mistral: A Provence Mystery. Capitaine Roger Blanc, an investigator with the anti-corruption-unit of the French Gendarmerie, was a bit too succesfull in his investigations. He finds himself removed from Paris to the south of France, far away from political power. Or so it would seem. The stress is too much for his mar

Jul 22, 2017
Glass house by Gardner, Ashley Glass house

Jul 22, 2017
An echo of murder by Perry, Anne, author. An echo of murder

Jul 22, 2017
What's the worst that could happen? by Westlake, Donald E., author. What's the worst that could happen?

On Long Island, a media tycoon catches a burglar in his house and relieves him of a nice-looking ring. The novel describes the comic adventures as the burglar, John Dortmunder, stalks the tycoon to recuperate his property. By the author of Don't Ask.

Jul 23, 2017
The weight of night - a novel of suspense by Carbo, Christine, author. The weight of night - a novel of suspense

"In the magnificent and brutal terrain of Glacier National Park, a devastating forest fire reveals a long ago crime that may be connected to the recent disappearance of a young boy, from the award-winning author of The Wild Inside and Mortal Fall--perfect for fans of Nevada Barr and C.J. Box. In a land sculpted by glaciers, the forest is on fire. Thick smoke chokes the mountain air and casts a twilight glow over the imposing mountains and vistas of Montana's Glacier National Park. When firefight

Jul 23, 2017
The weight of lies - a novel by Carpenter, Emily, 1967- author. The weight of lies - a novel

"In this gripping, atmospheric family drama, a young woman investigates the forty­-year­-old murder that inspired her mother's bestselling novel, and uncovers devastating truths--and dangerous lies. Reformed party girl Meg Ashley leads a life of privilege, thanks to a bestselling horror novel her mother wrote decades ago. But Meg knows that the glow of their very public life hides a darker reality of lies, manipulation, and the heartbreak of her own solitary childhood. Desperate to

Jul 23, 2017
Two nights - a novel by Reichs, Kathy, author. Two nights - a novel

"A childhood spent in a dangerous cult left Sunday Night never with a bone-deep instinct for survival that's kept her alive into adulthood but left her mostly friendless. Forced into early retirement from the police force due to an injury, Sunnie retreats from an outside world she doesn't trust and sees little use for, until a wealthy woman contacts her with a plea: her teenage granddaughter has been missing since the day of a bombing near a Jewish school. Suspecting the work of religious extrem

Jul 23, 2017
Three drops of blood and a cloud of cocaine by Mouron, Quentin, author. Three drops of blood and a cloud of cocaine

"When old Jimmy Henderson is found murdered in his Ford pick-up truck in a suburb of Boston, Sheriff Paul McCarthy takes charge of the investigation. Soon, Franck, a young private detective visiting from New York, also takes an interest in the case. Breaking the conventions of the genre, the novel holds a satirical mirror to our society by entering the minds of two men right on the edge of sanity. Sheriff McCarthy, a church-going man, desperately trying to keep a boundary between the sordidness

Jul 23, 2017
The third Nero by Davis, Lindsey, author. The third Nero

"In 90 A.D., following the Saturninus revolt in Germany, the Emperor Domitian has become more paranoid about traitors and dissenters around him. This leads to several senators and even provincial governors facing charges and being executed for supposed crimes of conspiracy and insulting the emperor. Wanting to root out all the supports of Saturninus from the Senate, one of Domitian's men offers to hire Flavia Alba to do some intelligence work. Flavia Alba, daughter and chip off the old block of

Jul 23, 2017
Thieves' dozen by Westlake, Donald E. Thieves' dozen

On a literary landscape filled with cunning criminal masterminds, Donald E. Westlake's John Dortmunder is in a league of his own. With no scam too outrageous to contemplate, and no plan too simple to go wrong, this quirky career thief has stolen everything from money buried under a reservoir to a bank -- the whole bank. Now the ultimate repeat offender returns in a first-time collection of short stories proving that, just like bagels and donuts, with Dortmunder it's always better by the dozen ..

Jul 23, 2017
The state counsellor - a Fandorin mystery by Akunin, B. (Boris), author. The state counsellor - a Fandorin mystery

Russia, 1891. The new governor-general of Siberia has been secreted away on a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow. A blizzard rages outside as a mustachioed official climbs aboard near the city; with his trademark stutter, he introduces himself as State Counsellor Erast Fandorin. He then thrusts a dagger inscribed with the initials CG into the governor-general's heart and, tearing off his mustache, escapes out the carriage window. The head of the Department of Security soon shows up at the real

Jul 23, 2017
Spring break by Elias, Gerald, author. Spring break

"Reclusive, blind violin pedagogue Daniel Jacobus is invited to speak at a seemingly innocuous symposium on Baroque music at a prestigious music conservatory. He has no idea he is about to become enmeshed in an entrenched culture of sexual harassment and its cover-up at the highest levels. When a renowned faculty member dies of apparent natural causes, only the curious behavior of a violin student at Jacobus's master class is an idication that something may be terribly amiss."--book jacket

Jul 23, 2017
The sixth victim by Harris, Tessa, author. The sixth victim

The foggy streets of London's Whitechapel district have become a nocturnal hunting ground for Jack the Ripper, and no woman is safe. Flower girl Constance Piper is not immune to dread, but she is more preoccupied with her own strange experiences of late. Clairvoyants seem to be everywhere these days. Constance's mother has found comfort in contacting her late father in a se´ance. But are such powers real? And could Constance really be possessed of second sight? She longs for the wise counsel of

Jul 23, 2017

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