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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 27, 2017
The devouring by Benn, James R, author. The devouring

"A murder in wartime Switzerland reveals Swiss complicity with the Nazis and profiteering during World War II Billy and Kaz are sent to neutral Switzerland to investigate the murder of a Swiss banking official with ties to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). The US and Swiss governments are about to embark on diplomatic discussions regarding the Safehaven Protocols, which are aimed at limiting the amount of war materials exported by Switzerland to the Nazis, halting the laundering of loote

Jul 27, 2017
The dog walker by Thomson, Lesley, 1958- The dog walker

Jul 27, 2017
The essence of malice - a mystery by Weaver, Ashley, author. The essence of malice - a mystery

Jul 24, 2017
The fallen by Atkins, Ace, author. The fallen

"Mississippi sheriff Quinn Colson had to admit he admired the bank robbers. A new bank was hit almost every week, and the robbers rushed in and out with such skill and precision it reminded him of raids he'd led back in Afghanistan and Iraq when he was an army ranger. In fact, it reminded him so much of the techniques in the Ranger Handbook that he couldn't help wondering if the outlaws were former Rangers themselves. And that was definitely going to be a problem. If he stood any chance of catch

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 late show by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author. The late show

"Rene´e Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Bal

Jul 27, 2017
The Lies Within by Isaac, Jane The Lies Within

Jul 24, 2017
The lying game by Ware, Ruth, author. The lying game

The text message arrives in the small hours of the night. It's just three words: I need you. Isa drops everything, takes her baby daughter and heads straight to Salten. She spent the most significant days of her life at boarding school on the marshes there, days which still cast their shadow over her. At school Isa and her three best friends used to play the Lying Game. They competed to convince people of the most outrageous stories. Now, after seventeen years of secrets, something terrible has

Jul 24, 2017
The merry devils by Marston, Edward. The merry devils

Bookholder Nicholas Bracewell, fresh from his triumph holding together his volatile players company during a treasonous plot against Queen Elizabeth, is set to make the galleries of The Queens Head ring with laughter with a new comedy, The Merry Devils. The lugubrious landlord is sure mischief will result. Nicholas sees only a harmless comedy that will not summon up real devils, but two actors adept at tumbling. How then, during the crucial scene, do three devils appear on stage, one looking dis

Jul 27, 2017
The Missing Masterpiece by Dams, Jeanne M. The Missing Masterpiece

Jul 24, 2017
The Naturalist by Mayne, Andrew The Naturalist

Jul 25, 2017
The painted queen by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927-2013, author. The painted queen

"Egypt, 1912. Amelia Peabody and her dashing archeologist husband, Radcliffe Emerson, are once again in danger as they search for a priceless, stolen bust of legendary Queen Nefertiti and Amelia finds herself the target of assassins in this long-awaited, eagerly anticipated final installment of Elizabeth Peters's bestselling, beloved mystery series"--

Jul 24, 2017
The Property of Lies - A 1930s Historical Mystery by Eccles, Marjorie The Property of Lies - A 1930s Historical Mystery

Jul 24, 2017
The seagull - a Vera Stanhope mystery by Cleeves, Ann, author. The seagull - a Vera Stanhope mystery

Jul 24, 2017