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Brooklyn noir by McLoughlin, Tim (EDT)/ Hamill, Pete/ Estep, Maggie/ Pollack, Neal/ George, Nelson/ Offit, Sidney/ Nersesian, Arthur Brooklyn noir

Feb 23, 2017
Bound by Mystery - Celebrating 20 Years of Poisoned Pen Press by Dibiase, Diane D. (EDT)/ Axelrod, Steven (CON)/ Burke, Zoe (CON)/ Casey, Donis (CON)/ De Castrique, Mark (CON) Bound by Mystery - Celebrating 20 Years of Poisoned Pen Press

Feb 23, 2017
Alice and the Assassin by Koreto, R. J. Alice and the Assassin

Feb 23, 2017
The walkers of Dembley - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C. The walkers of Dembley - an Agatha Raisin mystery

After six months in London, Agatha Raisin returns to her beloved Cotswold village -- and her dashing neighbor, James Lacey, and a dead woman found in a field nearby.

Feb 22, 2017
A muddied murder by Tyson, Wendy 1969- author. A muddied murder

"When Megan Sawyer gives up her big-city law career to care for her grandmother and run the family's organic farm and cafe´, she expects to find peace and tranquility in her scenic hometown of Winsome, Pennsylvania. Instead, her goat goes missing, rain muddies her fields, the town denies her business permits, and her family's Colonial-era farm sucks up the remains of her savings. Just when she thinks she's reached the bottom of the rain barrel, Megan and the town's hunky veterinarian discover th

Feb 22, 2017
Agatha Raisin and the wizard of Evesham by Beaton, M. C. Agatha Raisin and the wizard of Evesham

Feb 22, 2017
Agatha Raisin and the wellspring of death by Beaton, M. C. Agatha Raisin and the wellspring of death

"This time, the feisty sleuth stumbles upon the victim of an unnatural death in a Cotswold village's famous natural spring. Who was the unlucky corpse? The Ancombe Parish Council chairman, and the only uncommitted member voting on whether to allow the Ancombe Water Company to tap into the town's spring. Add ex-fiance James, watery politicians, and slippery entrepreneurs to the mix, and you have Agatha up to her neck in a murky murder mystery."--Back cover.

Feb 22, 2017
Agatha Raisin and the fairies of Fryfam by Beaton, M. C., author. Agatha Raisin and the fairies of Fryfam

When a prominent village resident is found murdered, Agatha Raisin ignores the talk of fairies and supernatural happenings and begins to search for a human killer.

Feb 22, 2017
Twelve angry librarians - a cat in the stacks mystery by James, Miranda, author. Twelve angry librarians - a cat in the stacks mystery

"Lighthearted librarian Charlie Harris is known around his hometown of Athena, Mississippi, for walking his cat, a rescued Maine Coon named Diesel. But he may soon be taken for a walk himself-- in handcuffs. Charlie is stressed out. The Southern Academic Libraries Association is holding this year's annual meeting at Athena College. Since Charlie is the interim library director, he must deliver the welcome speech to all the visiting librarians. As if that weren't bad enough, the keynote address w

Feb 21, 2017
The murder of Willie Lincoln by Solomon, Burt, author. The murder of Willie Lincoln

"Washington City, 1862: The United States lies in tatters, and there seems no end to the war. Abraham Lincoln, the legitimate President of the United States, is using all his will to keep his beloved land together. But Lincoln's will and soul are tested when tragedy strikes the White House as Willie Lincoln, the love and shining light in the president's heart, is taken by typhoid fever. But was this really the cause of his death? A message arrives, suggesting otherwise. Lincoln asks John Hay, hi

Feb 21, 2017
The killing bay by Ould, Chris, author. The killing bay

"When a group of international activists arrive on the Faroe Islands, intent on stopping the traditional whale hunts, tensions between islanders and protestors run high. And when a woman is found viciously murdered only hours after a violent confrontation, the circumstances seem purposely designed to increase animosity between the two sides. As English DI Jan Reyna and local detective Hjalti Hentze investigate, it becomes increasingly clear that the murder has other, more sinister aspects to it,

Feb 21, 2017
The English agent by DePoy, Phillip, author. The English agent

"In 1583, young Christopher Marlowe--student, brawler, rakehell, and would-be playwright--has had a dreadful evening. The first performance of his play in the corner of a very disreputable Cambridge bar is a humiliating flop, and then he's attacked on the streets while in the company of Thomas Kyd. So when Francis Walsingham, Queen Elizabeth's spymaster, sends for him, Marlowe is only too happy to go. The assignment is go to Holland, where England's ally, William the Silent, is the target of a S

Feb 21, 2017
Death of a ghost by Beaton, M. C., author. Death of a ghost

"When Police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth hears reports of a haunted castle near Drim, he assumes the eerie noises and lights reported by the villagers are just local teenagers going there to smoke pot or, worse, inject themselves with drugs. Still, Hamish decides that he and his policeman, Charlie "Clumsy" Carson, will spend the night at the ruined castle to get to the bottom of the rumors once and for all. There's no sign of any ghost...but then Charlie disappears through the floor. It turns out he

Feb 21, 2017
Dead letters - a novel by Dolan-Leach, Caite, author. Dead letters - a novel

A missing woman leads her twin sister on a twisted scavenger hunt in this clever debut novel of suspense for readers of Luckiest Girl Alive and Reconstructing Amelia. "Ahoy, Ava! Welcome home, my sweet jet-setting twin! So glad you were able to wrest yourself away from your dazzling life in the City of Light; I hope my 'death' hasn't interrupted anything too crucial." Ava Antipova has her reasons for running away: a failing family vineyard, a romantic betrayal, a mercurial sister, an absent fath

Feb 21, 2017
The crow trap by Cleeves, Ann, author. The crow trap

Three very different women come together to complete an environmental survey. Three women who, in some way or another, know the meaning of betrayal....For team leader Rachael Lambert the project is the perfect opportunity to rebuild her confidence after a double-betrayal by her lover and boss, Peter Kemp. Botanist Anne Preece, on the other hand, sees it as a chance to indulge in a little deception of her own. And then there is Grace Fulwell, a strange, uncommunicative young woman with plenty of

Feb 21, 2017
A cast of vultures by Flanders, Judith, author. A cast of vultures

"There was every possibility that I was dead, and my brain hadn't got the memo. Or maybe it was that I wished I were dead. On reflection, that was more likely. Normally sharp-witted, book editor Sam Clair stumbles through a post-launch party morning with the hangover to end all hangovers. But before the Nurofen has even kicked in, she finds herself entangled in an elaborate saga of missing neighbors, suspected arson and an odd, unidentified body. By the time the grizzly news breaks that the fire

Feb 21, 2017
The book of mirrors - a novel by Chirovici, Eugen-Ovidiu, author. The book of mirrors - a novel

An elegant, page-turning thriller in the vein of Night Film and Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter , this tautly crafted novel is about stories: the ones we tell, the ones we keep hidden, and the ones that we'll do anything to ensure they stay buried. When literary agent Peter Katz receives a partial book submission entitled The Book of Mirrors , he is intrigued by its promise and original voice. The author, Richard Flynn, has written a memoir about his time as an English student at Princeton in the

Feb 21, 2017

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