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City of saviors by Hall, Rachel Howzell, author. City of saviors

"After a long Labor Day weekend, seventy-three-year-old Eugene Washington is found dead in his Leimert Park home. At first blush, his death seems unremarkable―heatwave combined with food poisoning from a holiday barbecue. But something in the way Washington died doesn’t make sense. LAPD Homicide Detective Elouise "Lou" Norton is called to investigate the death and learns that the only family Washington had was the 6,000-member congregation of Blessed Mission Ministries, led by Bish

Aug 21, 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
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 ..."--Amazon.com.

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 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
Dead on cue - a Chief Inspector Woodend mystery by Spencer, Sally, author. Dead on cue - a Chief Inspector Woodend mystery

"With the newspapers screaming for a quick solution, this is a case no one else wants to touch so, naturally, it is Chief Inspector Woodend who finds himself left holding the baby."--Jacket.

Aug 16, 2017
Dead reckoning by Wilson, Glenis, author. Dead reckoning

"Champion jockey Harry Radcliffe is forced to enter another deadly game when he finds the body of local prostitute Alice Goode. The prime suspect for her murder is ex-con Jake Smith. When Jake demands that Harry gets him off the hook by tracking down the real killer, Harry has no choice but to agree, not when the life of his estranged, pregnant wife Annabel is at stake -- as well as his own. As Harry begins to question Alice's former clients, he uncovers some surprising secrets in her past, secr

Aug 18, 2017
Dead Ringer by Fox, Sarah Dead Ringer

Aug 19, 2017
Dead, to begin with - a Dan Rhodes mystery by Crider, Bill, 1941- author. Dead, to begin with - a Dan Rhodes mystery

"Life is never easy for Texas Sheriff Dan Rhodes. When he is called in the middle of the night to investigate gunshots at a haunted house, Rhodes finds the body of meth dealer Neil Foshee. Recently released from jail, Foshee has his fair share of potential murderers, including former girlfriend Vicki, her new boyfriend, the nephew of Clearview's mayor, and Foshee's criminal cousins Earl and Louie. Complicating matters is Seepy Benton, the community college math professor who has a new summer job

Aug 21, 2017
Deadfall - a novel by Fairstein, Linda A., author. Deadfall - a novel

"A wild heart beats within New York City. Amid concrete and skyscrapers, the Wildlife Conservation Society works to preserve and protect the animal kingdom both within and beyond the borders of the five boroughs. But dangerous creatures don't always have claws and fangs, as Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper and NYPD detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace know all too well. Predators lurk close to home, and in the aftermath of the shocking drive-by murder of an important city employee--someone Al

Aug 18, 2017
Deadly Alibi by Russell, Leigh Deadly Alibi

Aug 19, 2017
Deadly overtures - a music lover's mystery by Fox, Sarah (Mystery writer), author. Deadly overtures - a music lover's mystery

A composing competition rises to a murderous crescendo in author Sarah Fox's third Music Lover's Mystery DEADLY OVERTURES Three talented classical music composers have been named finalists in a composing competition hosted by the Point Grey Philharmonic. With money and egos on the line, it doesn't surprise violinist Midori Bishop that the competition has brought out jealousy and bitter rivalries among the entrants. What does surprise her is finding one of the finalists murdered in the theater. W

Aug 19, 2017
Death by Eggnog by Erickson, Alex Death by Eggnog

Aug 19, 2017
Death crashes the party by Fee, Vickie, author. Death crashes the party

"In the quirky, close-knit town of Dixie, Tennessee, party planner Liv McKay has a knack for throwing Southern-style soire´es, from diamonds-and-denim to black tie affairs, and her best friend Di Souther mixes a mean daiquiri. While planning a Moonshine and Magnolias bash for high maintenance clients, Liv inconveniently discovers a corpse in the freezer and turns her attention from fabulous fe^tes to finding a murderer. Together, Liv and Di follow a trail of sinister secrets in their sweet littl

Aug 21, 2017
Death in A major - a music lover's mystery by Fox, Sarah (Mystery writer), author. Death in A major - a music lover's mystery

When Archibald Major, local big wig and nasty tyrant, drops dead at a post-concert reception, violinist Midori Bishop soon suspects foul play. Although Midori has no intention of getting involved in another murder investigation, that all changes when Jordan -- her violin student and the victim's grandson -- seeks her help convincing the police that the real killer is his uncle, a low-level criminal. As Midori digs into the victim's life, she discovers that he was a man who created discord at eve

Aug 19, 2017
Death in an English cottage by Rosett, Sara Death in an English cottage

Aug 19, 2017
Death in St. Petersburg - a Lady Emily mystery by Alexander, Tasha, 1969- author. Death in St. Petersburg - a Lady Emily mystery

Aug 19, 2017
Death in the English countryside by Rosett, Sara, author. Death in the English countryside

"Location scout and Jane Austen aficionade, Kate Sharp, is thrilled when the company she works for lands the job of finding locations for a new film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, but then her boss, Kevin, fails to return from a scouting trip to England. Afraid that Kevin has slipped back into some destructive personal habits he struggles with, Kate travels to England to salvage Kevin's and the company's reputation before word goes out that he is missing. Things go from bad to worse when Kat

Aug 18, 2017

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