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Borderlands - an Inspector Devlin mystery by McGilloway, Brian, 1974-, author. Borderlands - an Inspector Devlin mystery

When the corpse of a teenager turns up in an area known as the borderlands between the North and South of Ireland, Inspector Benedict Devlin heads up an investigation whose only clues are a gold ring placed on the girl's finger and an old photograph, but things are complicated by the killing of another teenager, and Devlin unearths a link between the killings.

Aug 16, 2017
Bright shiny things by Nadel, Barbara, author. Bright shiny things

Out of the blue, private investigator and ex-soldier Lee Arnold receives a visit from an old army mate. Abbas al'Barri worked as a translator with him during the Second Iraq War. Now living in Ilford with his family, Abbas is convinced that he's had a message from his estranged son Fayyaad, who was radicalised and was last thought to be fighting for ISIL in Iraq. Does Fayyaad's message indicate a change of heart? Abbas is desperate for Lee's help in establishing some contact with him, a point wi

Aug 20, 2017
Brooklyn wars - an Erica Donato mystery by Stein, Triss, author. Brooklyn wars - an Erica Donato mystery

"From the earliest days of the Republic until the administration of LBJ, the Brooklyn Navy Yard was, proudly, both an arsenal of democracy, in FDR's words, and the creator of 70,000 local jobs. In time it became best known as the scary place New Yorkers had to locate to rescue their impounded cars. And then it came back to life, but not without a war. "

Aug 20, 2017
Brothers' tears by Gregson, J. M., author. Brothers' tears

Ex-Ireland rugby player, and now successful businessman, Jim O'Connor is shot dead, point blank range, in the car park of a restaurant where he is hosting a family celebration. DCI Percy Peach returns from holiday to head up an investigation that has got nowhere. It seems Jim O'Connor had some rather unpleasant business contacts, many with the motive to get rid of him. However, when law abiding Dominic O'Connor is also killed, within days of his brother, Brunton CID can only assume there must be

Aug 20, 2017
Bury her deep by McPherson, Catriona Bury her deep

Aug 19, 2017
Calamity at the Continental Club by Shogan, Colleen J., 1975- author. Calamity at the Continental Club

The Mayflower Society is about to hold its annual meeting at Washington D.C.'s swanky gathering place for the elite, the Continental Club. That means Kit Marshall's upper-crust future in-laws, Buffy and Winston Hollingsworth, are coming for a visit. Annoyed that Kit has not set a date to marry Doug, Buffy wants her to commit to a high society wedding at the club. Kit, though chief of staff for a congresswoman, feels uncomfortable with Buffy and Winston's crowd. Kit receives an unexpected repriev

Aug 18, 2017
Cast iron by May, Peter, 1951- author. Cast iron

"Peter May's new thriller--the red-hot finale to the cold-case Enzo Files"--

Aug 19, 2017
Cat Among the Pumpkins by Morton, Mandy Cat Among the Pumpkins

Aug 19, 2017
Cat's claw - a Pecan Springs mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Cat's claw - a Pecan Springs mystery

"Sheila Dawson has made history as the first female police chief in Pecan Springs, Texas. She's also cracked many a mystery in collaboration with local sleuth China Bayles--that's why everyone thinks she's such a smart cookie. Now, Sheila puts those smarts to work, sifting through secrets to find a killer on the prowl ... Larry Kirk, Pecan Springs' computer guru, has been shot dead in his kitchen. At first Police Chief Sheila Dawson believes it to be suicide, perhaps triggered by his painful div

Aug 15, 2017
Chapter and hearse - and other mysteries by Aird, Catherine, author. Chapter and hearse - and other mysteries

A collection of seventeen short mystery stories features such characters as Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan, his assistant, Crosby, and the mysterious Malcolm Venables of the Secret Service.

Aug 19, 2017
Chile death - a China Bayles mystery by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Chile death - a China Bayles mystery

An annual chili cookoff, a womanizing judge, and a crisis in China Bayle's personal life add up to a novel that will delight fans of this fast-rising author, a nominee for both the Anthony and Agatha Awards.

Aug 15, 2017
Chill factor by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Chill factor

Hennessey and Yellich are looking for a Mr. Big. A corpse is discovered in the middle of the city of York. Male; no identification. Shot. And tortured before his murder. A professional hit, by the look of it. Gradually people talk; hints are dropped and trails appear - all leading to a man with no record and who has never been inside a police station. But the police know him - he's connected to another unexplained death. And another. And a few more.

Aug 19, 2017
Close call by Gregson, J. M.. author. Close call

Gurney Close doesn't seem like an exciting place--just four new houses, nicely built and tucked away beside the river Wye. As the owners move in, it looks like it will be a friendly neighborhood. Just to celebrate, they stage a moving-in street party. All goes well until one of them is found dead the next morning.

Aug 20, 2017
Continental crimes by Continental crimes

"A man is forbidden to uncover the secret of the tower in a fairy-tale castle by the Rhine. A headless corpse is found in a secret garden in Paris -- belonging to the city's chief of police. And a drowned man is fished from the sea off the Italian Riviera, leaving the carabinieri to wonder why his socialite friends at the Villa Almirante are so unconcerned by his death. These are three of the scenarios in this new collection of vintage crime stories. Detective stories from the golden age and bey

Aug 18, 2017
Crime scene - a novel by Kellerman, Jonathan, author. Crime scene - a novel

"A corpse lying at the bottom of the stairs. A beautiful but troubled young woman. A brutal, decades-old murder. And the man charged with making sense of it all. Clay Edison is a former star athlete turned coroner's investigator. It's his job to care for the dead and the people they leave behind. It's not his job to solve mysteries. But some cases--and some people--can't be resisted. What he discovers will set him on a quest to overturn a hideous injustice, no matter the consequences"--

Aug 15, 2017
Cry of the children by Gregson, J. M., author. Cry of the children

"When seven-year-old Lucy Gibson disappears into thin air at the local funfair, Chief Superintendent Lambert, along with DS Bert Hook and DS Ruth David have a race against time to discover who took the young girl and to prevent more children from going missing before its too late ..."

Aug 20, 2017
Dark secrets by Turnbull, Peter, 1950-, author. Dark secrets

When an aging drunk comes forward to purge his guilty conscience and confess that he witnessed the murder of a young woman 20 years earlier, Hennessey and Yellich investigate and find the remains of three additional victims buried in the lot where the woman was killed.

Aug 19, 2017
Dead and berried by Cochran, Peg. Dead and berried

"It's June in Cranberry Cove and Monica Albertson's plan to sell cranberry relish to chain stores is taking off. The cranberry bogs are in bloom, and local beekeeper Rick Taylor and his assistant Lori Wenk are bringing in bees to pollinate the blossoms. When a fatal prick fells Lori, the buzz is that Rick is to blame. In trying to clear her friend's name, Monica discovers that more than a few people in Cranberry Cove have felt the power of Lori's venom, and it looks as if this time she may have

Aug 19, 2017
Dead and Ganache by London, Colette Dead and Ganache

Aug 15, 2017
Dead man's bridge - a Jake Cantrell mystery by Mrazek, Robert J. Dead man's bridge - a Jake Cantrell mystery

For fans of Linwood Barclay, this exhilarating series debut by award-winning author Robert Mrazek features former Army officer Jake Cantrell as he tries to solve a series of murders at a small college town in upstate New York. Unfairly disgraced former army officer Jake Cantrell has only one friend left: Bug, a wolf-dog he saved while serving in Afghanistan. Together, they try to put his bitter past behind him and Jake settles for employment at the bottom rung of the campus security ladder of a

Aug 18, 2017