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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 12, 2017
Cold hearted river by McCafferty, Keith, author. Cold hearted river

"The sixth novel in the acclaimed Sean Stranahan mystery series--featuring Montana's favorite private detective. Buffalo Jump Blues, fifth in the series, is now available. A story of lost treasure, Cold Hearted River begins with the death of a woman, stranded in a spring snowstorm, who in desperation climbs into a bear's den. When Sheriff Martha Ettinger, reunited with once-again lover Sean Stranahan, investigates, she finds a fly wallet in a pannier of the dead woman's horse, the leather engrav

Aug 10, 2017
Collared by Rosenfelt, David, author. Collared

"Lawyer Andy Carpenter's true passion is the Tara Foundation, the dog rescue organization he runs with his friend Willie Miller. All kinds of dogs make their way to the foundation, and it isn't that surprising to find a dog abandoned at the shelter one morning, though it was accompanied by a mysterious anonymous note. But they are quite surprised when they scan the dog's embedded chip, and discover that they know this dog. He is the "DNA dog." Two and a half years ago, Jill Hickman was a single

Aug 13, 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 10, 2017
Crime scene - a novel by Kellerman, Jonathan, author. Crime scene - a novel

"A corpse lying at the bottom of the stairs. A beautiful but troubled young woman. A brutal, decades-old murder. And the man charged with making sense of it all. Clay Edison is a former star athlete turned coroner's investigator. It's his job to care for the dead and the people they leave behind. It's not his job to solve mysteries. But some cases--and some people--can't be resisted. What he discovers will set him on a quest to overturn a hideous injustice, no matter the consequences"--

Aug 15, 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 12, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
Dead and Ganache by London, Colette Dead and Ganache

Aug 15, 2017
Dead in the water by Swanson, Denise, author. Dead in the water

Aug 13, 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 10, 2017
Dead man's ransom - the ninth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995, author. Dead man's ransom - the ninth chronicle of Brother Cadfael

In the battle of Lincoln, the sheriff of Shropshire is captured, and the king himself is detained by his enemies. An exchange of prisoners is arranged: the sheriff will be bartered for a young Welsh lordling who has been captured during a misguided assault on a convent. All seems to be going according to plan until one of the prisoners dies under mysterious circumstances before the exchange is completed. Cadfael must determine whether the death was accidental or contrived.

Aug 15, 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 10, 2017
Dead Ringer by Fox, Sarah Dead Ringer

Aug 11, 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 13, 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 10, 2017
Deadly Alibi by Russell, Leigh Deadly Alibi

Aug 11, 2017
Deadly Overtures by Fox, Sarah Deadly Overtures

Aug 11, 2017
Death at the seaside - a Kate Shackleton mystery by Brody, Frances, author. Death at the seaside - a Kate Shackleton mystery

Aug 13, 2017

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