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Dead spider by Houston, Victoria, 1945- author. Dead spider

"A lovely Sunday afternoon in late June and the annual Loon Lake Youth Fishing Tournament is coming to a close. People are happy, kids full of ice cream and teenagers setting off firecrackers so loud no one hears the gunshot. But when the crowd thins out an attractive young wife makes a grisly discovery: A single bullet to the brain has killed her much-older husband -- the richest man in Wisconsin. Just as Loon Lake Police Chief Lewellyn Ferris gets the murder investigation underway, her good fr

May 22, 2017
Dead Reckoning by Wilson, Glenis Dead Reckoning

May 22, 2017
A dark anatomy by Blake, Robin, 1948- author. A dark anatomy

In 1740s England, the roots of evil run deep. The year is 1740. George II is on the throne, but England's remoter provinces remain largely a law unto themselves. In Lancashire a grim discovery has been made: a squire's wife, Dolores Brockletower, lies in the woods above her home at Garlick Hall, her throat brutally slashed. Called to the scene, Coroner Titus Cragg finds the Brockletower household awash with rumor and suspicion. He enlists the help of his astute young friend, doctor Luke Fidelis,

May 22, 2017
Cold Hearted River by McCafferty, Keith Cold Hearted River

May 22, 2017
City of Masks by Sykes, S. D. City of Masks

May 22, 2017
The Cardinal's Court by Harrison, Cora The Cardinal's Court

May 22, 2017
Bright Shiny Things by Nadel, Barbara Bright Shiny Things

May 22, 2017
Bookman dead style - a dangerous type mystery by Shelton, Paige, author. Bookman dead style - a dangerous type mystery

"The Star City Film Festival has taken the Utah ski resort town by storm. Movie stars are everywhere, including The Rescued Word, where Clare Henry and her grandfather restore old typewriters and beloved books. When cinema's hottest superhero, Matt Bane, enters their store to buy some personalized notecards, it's hard not to be starstruck, and when Clare sees the police leading Matt out of his hotel in handcuffs only a few hours later, she's convinced he's wrong for that role.".

May 22, 2017
Bad to the bone by Johnston, Linda O., author. Bad to the bone

"When a VimPets employee who's set her sights on Jack Loroco ends up dead, bakery owner Carrie Kennersly must defend Jack and her friend Billi from murder accusations"--

May 22, 2017
Assassins - an Inspector Stark mystery by Eldridge, Jim, 1944- author. Assassins - an Inspector Stark mystery

London, 1921. Prominent Cabinet minister Lord Amersham has been shot dead outside his Regents Park home, two bullets to the chest and one to the forehead. The killing bears the hallmarks of a professional hit. Tackling one of the most high-profile cases Scotland Yard has ever faced, DCI Paul Stark is under pressure to produce a quick result. Amersham's colleague, Secretary of State for the Colonies Winston Churchill, is convinced the Bolsheviks are responsible. Stark's colleagues at Special Bran

May 22, 2017
The Anodyne Necklace by Grimes, Martha. The Anodyne Necklace

Superintendent Richard Jury's investigation into seemingly unrelated crimes of a London mugging and murder in the town of Littlebourne takes him to the local pub, the Anodyne Necklace, which is inhabited by a variety of colorful village characters.

May 22, 2017
Party girls die in pearls - an Oxford girl mystery by Sykes, Plum, author. Party girls die in pearls - an Oxford girl mystery

"Internationally bestselling author of Bergdorf Blondes Plum Sykes returns with PARTY GIRLS DIE IN PEARLS, a charming murder mystery set at Oxford University in the 1980s. After Oxford's most popular classmate is found dead, new students Ursula Flowerbutton and Nancy Feingold believe she has been murdered and work to solve the mystery"--

May 23, 2017
Edited out by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author. Edited out

Mystery author Rachel Goldman is getting used to the idea that her fictional creation Duffy Madison has somehow taken flesh-and-blood form and is investigating missing person cases not far from where Rachel lives. Wait. No. She's not getting used to it at all, and the presence of this real-life Duffy is making her current manuscript--what's the word?--lousy. So she doesn't want to see Duffy--the living one--at all. To make matters worse, when he shows up at her door and insists on talking to her

May 24, 2017
The Scientology murders - a dead detective novel by Heffernan, William, 1940- author. The Scientology murders - a dead detective novel

Detective Harry Doyle investigates a series of murders that also leaves his adoptive father seriously wounded. Attempting to expose a private religious institution's long-kept secrets, the investigation takes Harry and his partner, Vicky Stanopolis, to the far reaches of the country to find their answers. Harry's ability to hear the postmortem whispers of murder victims-- a remnant from when he was murdered at age ten and then brought back to life-- may come in handy.

May 26, 2017
One fete in the grave by Fee, Vickie. One fete in the grave

Party planner Liv McKay has outdone herself this time. She’s put together an unforgettable Fourth of July celebration for the town of Dixie, Tennessee—including breathtaking fireworks and an exciting Miss Dixie Beauty Pageant. Maybe a little too exciting. As the party is winding down, Liv’s sense of triumph fizzles when the body of town councilman Bubba Rowland is discovered on the festival grounds. And now the prime suspect in his murder is Liv’s mother’s fiancé, Earl, who had a flare-up recent

May 26, 2017
Mulch ado about murder by Maxwell, Edith, author. Mulch ado about murder

"It's been a hot, dry spring in Westbury, Massachusetts. As organic farmer Cam Flaherty waits for much-needed rain, storm clouds of mystery begin to gather. Once again, it's time to put away her sun hat and put on her sleuthing cap... May has been anything but merry for Cam so far. Her parents have arrived unexpectedly and her crops are in danger of withering away. But all of that's nothing compared to the grim fate that lies in store for one of her neighbors. Nicole Kingsbury is the proud owner

May 26, 2017
Miraculous mysteries - locked room mysteries and impossible crimes by Miraculous mysteries - locked room mysteries and impossible crimes

Impossible crime stories have been relished by puzzle-lovers ever since the invention of detective fiction. Fiendishly intricate cases were particularly well suited to the cerebral type of detective story that became so popular during the ‘golden age of murder’ between the two world wars. But the tradition goes back to the days of Edgar Allan Poe and Wilkie Collins, and impossible crime stories have been written by such luminaries as Arthur Conan Doyle, G.K. Chesterton, Dorothy L.

May 26, 2017
Miles off course - a Rowland Sinclair mystery by Gentill, Sulari, author. Miles off course - a Rowland Sinclair mystery

In early 1933, Rowland Sinclair and his companions are ensconced in the superlative luxury of the Hydro Majestic, Medlow Bath, where trouble seems distant indeed. When Harry Simpson vanishes, croquet and pre dinner cocktails are abandoned for the High Country where Rowland hunts for Simpson with a determination that is as mysterious as the disappearance itself.

May 26, 2017
Marriage is pure murder by McLaughlin, Staci. Marriage is pure murder

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May 26, 2017
Last seen - a Dr. Pepper Hunt mystery by Doucette, J. L., author. Last seen - a Dr. Pepper Hunt mystery

"Psychologist and police consultant Dr. Pepper Hunt, struggling to deal with the murder of her husband, leaves the private practice they shared and relocates to Wyoming. There, in the stark landscape of the high desert, there is nothing to remind her of everything she lost and left behind. Then her new patient, Kimi Benally, goes missing in a Wyoming blizzard after her last therapy session--making Pepper the last person to see her. She knows the secrets Kimi shared in therapy hold clues to her m

May 26, 2017