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Sulfur Springs by Krueger, William Kent, author. Sulfur Springs

"In William Kent Krueger's latest pulse-pounding thriller, Cork O'Connor's search for a missing man in the Arizona desert puts him at the center of a violent power struggle along the Mexican border, a struggle that might cost Cork everything and everyonehe holds most dear. On the Fourth of July, just as fireworks are about to go off in Aurora, Minnesota, Cork O'Connor and his new bride Rainy Bisonette listen to a desperate voicemail left by Rainy's son, Peter. The message is garbled and full of

Jul 19, 2017
Take out - a mystery by Maron, Margaret, author. Take out - a mystery

Sigrid is still reeling from the untimely death of her lover, acclaimed painter Oscar Nauman, when she is called to investigate the deaths of two homeless men in the West Village. The police at first assume an overdose, until they realize that one of the men shows no signs of drug use. Then when containers of poisoned takeout food are found nearby, Sigrid's case is suddenly much more complicated. As Sigrid investigates, she uncovers an intriguing neighborhood history: a haughty mafia widow and h

Jul 19, 2017
Telling tales - a Vera Stanhope mystery by Cleeves, Ann, author. Telling tales - a Vera Stanhope mystery

"It has been ten years since Jeanie Long was charged with the murder of fifteen-year-old Abigail Mantel. Now residents of the East Yorkshire village of Elvet are disturbed to hear of new evidence proving Jeanie's innocence. Abigail's killer is still at large. For one young woman, Emma Bennett, the revelation brings back haunting memories of her vibrant best friend--and of that fearful winter's day when she had discovered her body lying cold in a ditch. As Inspector Vera Stanhope makes fresh enqu

Jul 19, 2017
Ten dead comedians by Van Lente, Fred, author. Ten dead comedians

"As the story opens, nine comedians of various acclaim are summoned to the island retreat of legendary Hollywood funnyman Dustin Walker. The group includes a former late-night TV host, a washed-up improv instructor, a ridiculously wealthy “blue collar” comic, and a past-her-prime Vegas icon. All nine arrive via boat to find that every building on the island is completely deserted. Marooned without cell phone service or wifi signals, they soon find themselves being murdered one by one. But who is

Jul 19, 2017
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and other stories by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930. The adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and other stories

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Jul 24, 2017
The blood card by Griffiths, Elly, author. The blood card

"In this nail-biting transatlantic mystery, threat of mass violence looms over Elizabeth II's coronation--can Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto crack the case and save the crown?"--

Jul 24, 2017
The blue hammer - a Lew Archer novel by Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983, author. The blue hammer - a Lew Archer novel

Jul 19, 2017
The cover story by Richardson-Moore, Deb, author. The cover story

A fatal crash involving two college students heading home for the holidays seems like an unfortunate accident. But when the surviving girl wakens, she tells a curious story of the vehicle that forced them off the road--an old-fashioned, 1950s-style hearse. Reporter Branigan Powers delves into the mystery that takes her to the college campus, and leads her into dangerous fraternity and sorority pledge parties. Reunited with the homeless Malachi Martin, who is so adept at seeing what isn't there r

Jul 24, 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
The devil's triangle by Owen, Howard, 1949- author. The devil's triangle

"Good Lord, Jeeves! Is there anything you don't know?" "I could not say, sir." That, in brief, is the essence of the relationship between aristocrat Bertie Wooster and his dryly superior valet, Jeeves. Originally published in The Strand magazine from 1918 to 1922 and later collected as The Inimitable Jeeves, these ten tales by comedic master P. G. Wodehouse abound in sparkling wit. "Scoring off Jeeves" recounts a lunch with Aunt Agatha ("A pretty frightful ordeal … Practically the nearest thing

Jul 19, 2017
The dog walker by Thomson, Lesley, 1958- The dog walker

Jul 19, 2017
The essence of malice - a mystery by Weaver, Ashley, author. The essence of malice - a mystery

Jul 24, 2017
The fifth reflection - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery by Kirschman, Ellen, author. The fifth reflection - a Dot Meyerhoff mystery

"Police psychologist Dr. Dot Meyerhoff is pulled into the vortex of a terrible crime involving an eccentric photographer whose images of nude children make her a prime suspect in the disappearance of her own daughter. The principal investigator in the case is a young officer whose dedication to work and obsession with finding the missing child is tearing his own family apart. Trapped between her allegiance to the investigator, her complicated connections to the photographer, and her unstable rel

Jul 19, 2017
The good daughter - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. The good daughter - a novel

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
The hot rock - the first Dortmunder novel by Westlake, Donald E. The hot rock - the first Dortmunder novel

At the request of the U.N. ambassador from the African nation of Talabwo, Dortmunder and an ill-assorted group of hoodlums join forces to steal the fabulous Balabomo emerald, a priceless jewel of great cultural and historical significance.

Jul 23, 2017
The incredible crime by Austen-Leigh, Lois, author. The incredible crime

Prince's College, Cambridge, is a peaceful and scholarly community, enlivened by Prudence Pinsent, the Master's daughter. Spirited, beautiful, and thoroughly unconventional, Prudence is a remarkable young woman.One fine morning she sets out for Suffolk to join her cousin Lord Wellende for a few days' hunting. On the way Prudence encounters Captain Studde of the coastguard - who is pursuing a quarry of his own.Studde is on the trail of a drug smuggling ring that connects Wellende Hall with the cl

Jul 23, 2017
The last detective by Lovesey, Peter, author. The last detective

A woman's body has been found floating in a large reservoir just south of Bristol. In order to solve the mystery of the "Lady in the Lake," Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond must locate two missing letters attributed to Jane Austen and defy his superiors on the force to save a woman unjustly accused of murder. This is the first of the Peter Diamond series; it won the 1992 Anthony Boucher Award for Best Mystery Novel.

Jul 23, 2017
The last place you look by Lepionka, Kristen, author. The last place you look

"Nobody knows what happened to Sarah Cook. The beautiful blonde teenager disappeared fifteen years ago, the same night her parents were brutally murdered in their suburban Ohio home. Her boyfriend Brad Stockton--black and from the wrong side of the tracks--was convicted of the murders and is now on death row. Though he's maintained his innocence all along, the clock is running out. His execution is only weeks away when his devoted sister insists she spied Sarah at an area gas station. Willing to

Jul 23, 2017
The Lies Within by Isaac, Jane The Lies Within

Jul 24, 2017

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