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Cremains of the Day by Simon, Misty Cremains of the Day

Sep 15, 2017
Crazy like a fox - a novel by Brown, Rita Mae, author. Crazy like a fox - a novel

Sep 15, 2017
Cat got your secrets by Chase, Julie (Mystery writer) Cat got your secrets

"Lacy Marie Crocker has settled into a comfortable groove back home in New Orleans, and with Valentine's Day right around the corner, she's busier than ever running a thriving pet boutique, helping her mother organize the upcoming National Pet Pageant, and untangling her complicated love life. But when delivering a king-sized order of dreidel-shaped doggy biscuits for a Saint Berdoodle's bark-mitzvah, Lacy stumbles into yet another murder scene--and the last person to see the victim alive was he

Sep 17, 2017
Bury her deep by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- Bury her deep

After attending a luncheon with the Reverend Tait, Dandy finds herself traveling with the benevolent clergyman back to his home to attend a meeting of the Rural Women's Institute. A stranger has been roaming the parish at night and pouncing on the ladies of the Rural, though this stranger only seems to appear at a full moon. After some investigation, Dandy begins to wonder if the story of the stranger is simply used by the residents of the village to hide a darker, more sinister secret.

Sep 15, 2017
Body on Baker Street - a Sherlock Holmes Bookshop mystery by Delany, Vicki, 1951- author. Body on Baker Street - a Sherlock Holmes Bookshop mystery

In the second Sherlock Holmes Bookshop mystery, Gemma Doyle and Jayne Wilson's book signing event with Renalta Van Markoff ends in a Sherlockian controversy and death.

Sep 17, 2017
Bluebird, bluebird - a novel by Locke, Attica, author. Bluebird, bluebird - a novel

When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the lone star state, he was the first in his family to get as far away from Texas as he could. Until duty called him home. When his allegiance to his roots puts his job in jeopardy, he travels up Highway 59 to the small town of Lark, where two murders--a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman--have stirred

Sep 17, 2017
Between a book and a hard place by Swanson, Denise, author. Between a book and a hard place

"Shadow Bend's library closed years ago because of budgetary problems, so when a wealthy benefactor offers to reopen it, everyone, including Dev, is thrilled. But Dev's excitement wanes when she realizes the mysterious donor is actually her runaway mother Yvette's latest husband, Jett Benedict. Dev suspects that Yvette and Jett's intentions aren't as noble as they appear, but before she can discover what they're really up to, Jett turns up dead--and all clues point to Yvette as the prime suspect

Sep 15, 2017
Berry the hatchet by Cochran, Peg, author. Berry the hatchet

"The entire town of Cranberry Cove is popping with excitement. Monica Albertson is baking cranberry goodies by the dozen and shopkeepers are decking out their storefronts for the first annual Winter Walk--an event dreamed up by the mayor to bring visitors to the town during a normally dead time of year. But it's the mayor who turns up dead during the grand opening ceremony, his lifeless body making its entrance in a horse-drawn sleigh. Monica's mother and stepmother quickly become the prime susp

Sep 15, 2017
Berried secrets by Cochran, Peg, author. Berried secrets

"When Monica Albertson comes to Cranberry Cove--a charming town on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan--to help her half-brother Jeff on his cranberry farm, the last thing she expects to harvest is a dead body." -- Provided by the

Sep 15, 2017
Beneath the depths - a Detective Byron mystery by Coffin, Bruce Robert, author. Beneath the depths - a Detective Byron mystery

When the body of prominent Portland attorney Paul Ramsey turns up in the bottom of Casco Bay, following his loss of a multimillion dollar civil trial, Byron knows it's no accidental drowning. Golden boy Ramsey had a dark side--and Byron believes the key to solving his murder lies in uncovering those secrets someone wanted buried along with him. With the brilliant Detective Diane Joyner by his side, Byron takes on Ramsey's former employer, the powerhouse law firm of Newman, Branch & DeWitt. But d

Sep 15, 2017
Beach, breeze, bloodshed by Keyse-Walker, John, author. Beach, breeze, bloodshed

" Sun, Sand, Murder by John Keyse-Walker is a winner. It is written with the coral clarity of a Caribbean atoll, and evokes an edgy rhythm that suits the protagonist, Teddy Creque, and his wholly authentic domain, the Virgin Islands."--Randy Wayne White After barely surviving the first criminal investigation in living memory on the sun-drenched British Virgin island of Anegada, Constable Teddy Creque has spent the past six months trying to weather the aftermath, and move on with his life. Now, w

Sep 15, 2017
Assaulted caramel by Flower, Amanda, author. Assaulted caramel

Assistant chocolatier Bailey King leaves New York City for Harvest, Ohio to help out in her grandparents' Amish candy shop when her grandfather's heart condition worsens. His health is better than she feared, but the police suspect him of murdering a local developer found dead in the candy shop kitchen. Bailey determines to clear her grandfather.

Sep 18, 2017
Asking for truffle - a Southern Chocolate Shop mystery by St. James, Dorothy, author. Asking for truffle - a Southern Chocolate Shop mystery

Chocoholic Charity Penn must save her new seaside chocolate shop from a deadly assortment of threats in this sweet series debut. When Charity Penn receives a letter saying she won a trip to South Carolina for free confectionery lessons at a seaside chocolate shop, the Chocolate Box, she's skeptical: she knows that she never entered the contest. An old prep school friend offers to look into the phony prize - and ends up drowned in a vat of chocolate. A guilt-stricken Penn heads to the sunny South

Sep 17, 2017
As death draws near by Huber, Anna Lee, author. As death draws near

"The latest mystery from the national bestselling author of A Study in Death tangles Lady Kiera Darby and Sebastian Gage in a dangerous web of religious and political intrigue. July 1831. In the midst of their idyllic honeymoon in England's Lake District, Kiera and Gage's seclusion is interrupted by a missive from Kiera's new father-in-law. A deadly incident involving a distant relative of the Duke of Wellington has taken place at an abbey south of Dublin, Ireland, and he insists that she and Ga

Sep 15, 2017
An echo of murder - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne, 1943- author. An echo of murder - a William Monk novel

"In the course of his tenure with the Thames River Police, Commander Monk has yet to see a more gruesome crime scene: a Hungarian warehouse owner lies in the middle of his blood-sodden office, pierced through the chest with a bayonet and eerily surrounded by seventeen candles, their wicks dipped in blood. Suspecting the murder may be rooted in ethnic prejudice, Monk turns to London's Hungarian community in search of clues but finds his inquiries stymied by its wary citizens and a language he doe

Sep 15, 2017
Among the shadows - a Detective Byron mystery by Coffin, Bruce Robert, author. Among the shadows - a Detective Byron mystery

Fall in Portland, Maine usually arrives as a welcome respite from summer's sweltering temperatures and, with the tourists gone, a return to normal life--usually. But when a retired cop is murdered, things heat up quickly, setting the city on edge. Detective Sergeant John Byron, a second-generation cop, is tasked with investigating the case--at the very moment his life is unraveling. On the outs with his department's upper echelon, separated from his wife, and feeling the strong pull of the bottl

Sep 15, 2017
After the Armistice Ball by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- After the Armistice Ball

Sep 15, 2017
A Venetian reckoning by Leon, Donna. A Venetian reckoning

When a lorry crashes on one of the treacherous hair-pin bends in the Italian Dolomites even Commissario Guido Brunetti of the Venice Questura is appalled when he learns of its terrible cargo.

Sep 15, 2017
A tale of two kitties by Kelly, Sofie, 1958- author. A tale of two kitties

"In this charming mystery from the bestselling author of Paws and Effect, two magical cats have powers of detection that prove indispensable to librarian Kathleen Paulson"--

Sep 17, 2017
A knit before dying by Hartwell, Sadie, author. A knit before dying

Shop owner Josie Blair is finally settling into the pace of living in Dorset Falls, Connecticut. Between running Miss Marple Knits, jumpstarting a blog, and handcrafting items with the help of her knitting pals, Josie’s too preoccupied to worry about her past in New York. And thanks to Lyndon and Harry, the owners of the brand-new antique shop next door, she has another project in her midst—repurposing a box of vintage crocheted doilies adorned with the most curious needlework. But

Sep 18, 2017

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