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Murder is for keeps - a Penny Brannigan mystery by Duncan, Elizabeth J, author. Murder is for keeps - a Penny Brannigan mystery

"Local artist and amateur sleuth Penny Brannigan has been spending her summer painting the exterior and views of the once-lovely Gwrych Castle, now in a heartbreaking state of disrepair. A privately owned castellated country house of jaw dropping scale, the gorgeous house located just outside of Penny's picturesque Welsh town has been sadly neglected for decades. Penny is thrilled when she hears local Mark Baker is leading a team of enthusiastic volunteers to restore the castle grounds and forma

Feb 20, 2017
Murder of a sleeping beauty - a Scumble River mystery by Swanson, Denise. Murder of a sleeping beauty - a Scumble River mystery

School psychologist Skye Denison of Scumble River, Illinois investigates when cheerleader and beauty queen Lorelei Ingles is murdered.

Feb 18, 2017
Murder of a snake in the grass - a Scumble River mystery by Swanson, Denise. Murder of a snake in the grass - a Scumble River mystery

Skye Denison and the rest of Scumble River are celebrating the town's bicentennial. When the guest of honor--a descendant of the town's founder--is murdered, Skye wonders if her former fianc's arrival in town has something to do with the man's death. Original.

Feb 18, 2017
Murder on the Moor by Deering, Julianna, author. Murder on the Moor

When mysterious incidents begin occurring on a moor in Yorkshire, an old friend begs Drew for help. At first it seems to be simply bad luck--fires started, livestock scattered--but then the vicar is murdered. As danger closes in, Drew and Madeline must determine what's really going on and find the killer before it's too late.

Feb 20, 2017
Murder wears white by Blackmoore, Stephanie, author. Murder wears white

"Mallory Shepard's wedding planning business is off to a shaky start when a member of the bridal family drops dead at a food tasting . . . Mallory hopes to unveil her new B&B just in time for her first ceremony as a wedding planner. The renovations to Thistle Park--the mansion she inherited in small-town Port Quincy, Pennsylvania--are almost complete. But what Mallory didn't plan on is the bride's aunt being poisoned at the wedding tasting and her perfect venue becoming a crime scene. Adding to

Feb 20, 2017
Murder, Stage Left by Goldsborough, Robert Murder, Stage Left

Feb 20, 2017
Murder, with peacocks by Andrews, Donna. Murder, with peacocks

While trying to manage being the maid of honor in three weddings, Meg Langslow finds herself in the midst of a mystery when her former sister-in-law's soon-to-be stepfather is found dead.

Feb 18, 2017
Of books and bagpipes - a Scottish bookshop mystery by Shelton, Paige, author. Of books and bagpipes - a Scottish bookshop mystery

"Delaney Nichols has settled so comfortably into her new life in Edinburgh that she truly feels it's become more home than her once beloved Kansas. Her job at the Cracked Spine, a bookshop that specializes in rare manuscripts as well as other sundry valuable historical objects, is everything she had dreamed, with her new boss, Edwin MacAlister, entrusting her more and more with bigger jobs. Her latest task includes a trip to Castle Doune, a castle not far out of Edinburgh, to retrieve a hard-to-

Feb 20, 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"--

Feb 18, 2017
Plain Missing by Miller, Emma Plain Missing

Feb 20, 2017
Portland noir by Sampsell, Kevin (EDT) Portland noir

Feb 23, 2017
Prayer for the dead - an Inspector McLean novel by Oswald, James, author. Prayer for the dead - an Inspector McLean novel

Detective Inspector Tony McLean is on the case when the search for a missing journalist uncovers the scene of a carefully staged murder. In a sealed chamber, deep in the heart of Gilmerton Cove, a mysterious network of caves and passages sprawling beneath Edinburgh, the body is discovered in a seemingly macabre ritual of purification. But McLean knew the dead man and can't shake off the suspicion that there is far more to this case than meets the eye. For one thing, the baffling lack of forensic

Feb 20, 2017
Racing the devil - an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery by Todd, Charles, author. Racing the devil - an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery

"Scotland Yard's Ian Rutledge finds himself caught in a twisted web of vengeance, old grievances, and secrets that lead back to World War I in the nineteenth installment of the acclaimed bestselling series. On the eve of the bloody Battle of the Somme, a group of English officers having a last drink before returning to the Front make a promise to each other: if they survive the battle ahead--and make it through the war--they will meet in Paris a year after the fighting ends. They will celebrate

Feb 20, 2017
Rather be the devil - a novel by Rankin, Ian, author. Rather be the devil - a novel

For John Rebus, 40 years may have passed, but the death of beautiful, promiscuous Maria Turquand still preys on his mind. She was murdered in her hotel room on the night a famous rock star and his entourage were staying there, and Maria's killer has never been found. Meanwhile, the dark heart of Edinburgh remains up for grabs. A young pretender, Darryl Christie, may have staked his claim, but a vicious attack leaves him weakened and vulnerable, and an inquiry into a major money laundering scheme

Feb 20, 2017
Retribution by Fraser, Anthea, author. Retribution

"Biographer Rona Parish is keen to finish her series on successful single mothers for local glossy magazine, Chiltern Life -- and interviewing the mysterious and intriguing Nicole Summers should round it off nicely. But on a visit to Nicole's house, Rona makes a shocking discovery. Meanwhile, Rona has also taken on a new project -- finishing the book acclaimed biographer Russell Page was writing on Gideon Ward, a TV presenter, before the recent car crash that killed him. But when Russell's wife

Feb 20, 2017
Robert B. Parker's Little White Lies by Atkins, Ace Robert B. Parker's Little White Lies

Feb 18, 2017
Rush of blood by Billingham, Mark, author. Rush of blood

Three British couples meet around the pool on their Florida holiday and become fast friends. But on Easter Sunday, the last day of their vacation, tragedy strikes: the fourteen-year-old daughter of an American vacationer goes missing, and her body is later found floating in the mangroves. When the shocked couples return home to the U.K., they remain in contact, and over the course of three increasingly fraught dinner parties they come to know one another better. But they don't always like what t

Feb 20, 2017
Satellite people by Lahlum, Hans Olav, 1973- author. Satellite people

Feb 20, 2017
Scarweather by Rolls, Anthony Scarweather

Feb 23, 2017
Shadows on the lake by Cocco, Giovanni, 1976- author. Shadows on the lake

Feb 23, 2017

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