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Death of a bachelorette by Levine, Laura, 1943- author. Death of a bachelorette

Jaine's life has been a royal pain since she started penning dialogue for Some Day My Prince Will Come - a cheesy dating show that features bachelorettes competing for the heart of Spencer Dalworth VII, a very distant heir to the British throne. As if fending off golf ball-sized bugs on a sweltering island wasn't tough enough, Jaine must test her patience against an irritable production crew and fierce contestants who will do anything to get their prince. But Jaine never expected murder to enter

Jul 19, 2017
Death around the bend by Kinsey, T. E. (Thomas E.), author. Death around the bend

"September 1909, and Lady Hardcastle and her maid, Florence, have been invited to Lord Riddlethorpe's country estate for a week of motor racing and parties. They both agree that it sounds like a perfectly charming holiday. But when one of the drivers dies in a crash during the very first race, they discover that what seemed like an uncharacteristic error in judgement may have a more sinister explanation. Closer investigation reveals that the driver's car was sabotaged--and the driver murdered. T

Jul 19, 2017
The dead detective by Heffernan, William, 1940- The dead detective

Harry was murdered at ten-- and brought back to life by two Tampa cops. Twenty years later, he uses his ability to hear the postmortem whispers of murder victims to put killers behind bars.

Jul 19, 2017
Dark water by Bilal, Parker, 1960- author. Dark water

"When an Englishman, Marcus Winslow, appears at Private Investigator Makana's door one April morning, Makana does not realize that he will soon risk losing everything he has built for himself in Cairo. Winslow represents the British Secret Intelligence Services and he has a special mission to offer, one that Makana cannot resist: Ayman Nizari, a dangerous specialist in biochemical nerve agents, is on the run and asking for asylum. The only person who can bring him in is Makana--by Nizari's own r

Jul 19, 2017
A crime of passion fruit by Alexander, Ellie, author. A crime of passion fruit

"Jules Capshaw is trying to keep her cool as Torte gets set to make its transformation from quaint, local confectionary cafe´ to royal pastry palace. Meanwhile, Jules's estranged husband Carlos is making a desperate plea for her to come aboard his cruise ship and dazzle everyone with her signature sweets. She may be skeptical about returning to her former nautical life with Carlos but Jules can't resist an all-expense-paid trip, either. If only she knew that a dead body would find its way onto t

Jul 19, 2017
Cooking is murder by Craig, Elizabeth Spann, 1971- Cooking is murder

Myrtle has decided that she's actually a very good cook. In fact, she feels she's such a good cook that she elects to hone her skills at a cooking school. She persuades her reluctant friend Miles to join her, convinced they both could use some inspiration in the kitchen.This cooking school enrolls one rather loud-mouth student who quickly makes everyone fed-up. This unfortunate student, fond of telling tales out of school, learns that one man's meat is another man's poison. Myrtle and Miles must

Jul 19, 2017
Child of my winter by Lanh, Andrew, author. Child of my winter

Rick van Lam is bui doi , "a child of dust," as the Vietnamese scornfully called a mixed-blood kid whose father was an unknown American GI. But Rick was lucky-in time he was sent to America. And he's ended up in Hartford, Connecticut, where he's made a life as a private eye after leaving a career as a cop at the NYPD. Rick is also teaching a part-time course at Farmington College where brainy Vietnamese student Dustin Trang, a scholarship student with no social skills and an oddly hostile family

Jul 19, 2017
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

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