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Murder in the Bowery by Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.), author. Murder in the Bowery

Frank Malloy’s latest client is the well-dressed Will Bert. He’s searching for his brother, a newsboy named Freddie, so he can share his new financial good fortune. Frank makes quick work of the case and locates Freddie, but a happy reunion between brothers is not in the cards. When Will’s name is mentioned, Freddie runs off—only to be found dead a short time later. Suspicious, Frank tracks down Will who spins a tale of lust and deceit involving a young society woman, Estelle Longacre, also rece

May 22, 2017
Murder at the puppy fest by Berenson, Laurien, author. Murder at the puppy fest

May 22, 2017
Murder at Madingley Grange by Graham, Caroline, 1931- Murder at Madingley Grange

Simon Hannaford and his sister Laurie are left in charge of their aunt's estate near Oxford while she travels abroad; to settle some debts, Simon decides to sponsor a murder-mystery weekend for well-paying guests. It soon appears that everyone at Madingley Grange has arrived with ulterior motives, including the temp-service staff who are casing the place with an eye to burglary. When Derek is chosen victim, much to his voluble distaste, and then is found actually murdered the next day, Simon and

May 22, 2017
Mayhem at Buffalo Bill's Wild West - a Jemmy McBustle mystery by Amis, Fedora, author. Mayhem at Buffalo Bill's Wild West - a Jemmy McBustle mystery

Jemmy McBustle longs to become the next Nellie Bly and work as an independent newspaperwoman. Unfortunately, when you are 17 and under the supervision of a strict chaperone, adventures do not come easily. Meanwhile, Buffalo Bill's show is suffering; a bullet grazes Bill's wife and another hits Annie Oakley's horse. Annie's husband, Frank Butler, is desperate to find the culprit. Jemmy and Frank devise a plot to flush out the bad guys.

May 22, 2017
Love & death in burgundy by Shea, Susan C., author. Love & death in burgundy

"From critically acclaimed author, Susan C. Shea, comes Love & Death in Burgundy, an atmospheric mystery novel filled with good Chablis, french cheese, and, of course, murder. After three years of living in the small town of Reigny-sur-Canne, all Katherine Goff really wants is to be accepted by her neighbors into their little community. But as an American expat living in the proud region of Burgundy, that's no easy task. When the elderly Frenchman who lives in the village chateau is found dead a

May 22, 2017
Lies that bind - an Alex Duggins mystery by Cameron, Stella, author. Lies that bind - an Alex Duggins mystery

When a body is discovered in the neighbouring village of Underhill, Alex Duggins, owner of Folly-on-Weir's premier pub, The Black Dog, is determined not to get involved--for once. But when she learns that the person who found the body was young Kyle Gammage, who helps out at her friend Tony's veterinary clinic, she and Tony are reluctantly drawn into the murder investigation. In her desire to protect Kyle and his elder brother Scoot, Alex finds herself withholding vital information from the poli

May 22, 2017
Less than a treason by Stabenow, Dana, author. Less than a treason

Kate Shugak is a native Aleut working as a private investigator in Alaska. She's 5'1" tall, carries a scar that runs from ear to ear across her throat, and owns a half-wolf, half-husky dog named Mutt. Resourceful, strong-willed, defiant, Kate is tougher than your average heroine--and she needs to be, to survive the worst the Alaskan wilds can throw at her. And throw their worst the wilds have: Kate and Mutt have both been shot.

May 22, 2017
The last place you look - a novel by Lepionka, Kristen, author. The last place you look - a novel

May 22, 2017
The last detective by Lovesey, Peter, author. The last detective

May 22, 2017
The language of solitude - a novel by Sendker, Jan-Philipp, author. The language of solitude - a novel

Starting over in Hong Kong after a devastating family tragedy, journalist Paul Leibovitz investigates a mysterious illness in a remote village outside Shanghai, where he discovers that a powerful chemical conglomerate is polluting a local lake.

May 22, 2017
Killer Characters / Ellery Adams. by Adams, Ellery. Killer Characters / Ellery Adams.

Restaurant owner and aspiring novelist Olivia Limoges is happily enjoying her new marriage. Sadly, the same doesn’t hold true for Laurel, a fellow Bayside Book Writer. While struggling with a demanding job, twin boys, and a terminally ill mother-in-law, Laurel learns that her perfect marriage is mostly fictional. When she catches her husband fooling around with his mother’s hospice nurse, she issues impassioned threats that will later come back to haunt her. After the nurse meets a

May 22, 2017
Kill Devil Falls by Klingborg, Brian, 1967- author. Kill Devil Falls

When U.S. Marshal Helen Morrissey is tasked with collecting a fugitive bank robber from a remote town in the Sierra Nevadas, she braces for a rough trip. After all, with a name like Kill Devil Falls, her destination must be a real hellhole.Turns out that its worse than she imagined. Much worse. After barely surviving a white-knuckle drive in what she suspects is a sabotaged car, shes stuck in a virtual ghost town populated by a handful of oddballs and outcasts. But its not until her prisoner tur

May 22, 2017
Jerusalem Inn by Grimes, Martha. Jerusalem Inn

May 22, 2017
Jack the Ripper in St. Louis - a Victorian whodunit by Amis, Fedora. Jack the Ripper in St. Louis - a Victorian whodunit

Although her family loathes the idea, Jemima McBustle is determined to follow Nellie Bly and become the next great female stunt reporter. Her attempts to track down her first story lead her to the shady doings of a mad doctor, a man modern researchers now suspect was Jack the Ripper. Can a proper young lady survive the attention of a sociopathic butcher?

May 22, 2017
The Incredible Crime by Austen-leigh, Lois/ Saxton, Kirsten T. (INT) The Incredible Crime

May 22, 2017
I'll eat when I'm dead by Bourland, Barbara, author. I'll eat when I'm dead

"When a note from Hillary Whitney lands on NYPD Detective Mark Hutton's desk two months after her funeral, he's convinced that the fashion director of iconoclastic magazine RAGE Fashion Book didn't merely starve to death. And once he begins investigating the circumstances surrounding her death and meets Catherine "Cat" Ono, a bizarre, brilliant, and beautiful editor, he can't let go of the case--and a world of intrigue awaits behind the perfectly primped and polished pages of this leading ladies

May 22, 2017
If the Haunting Fits, Wear It by Pressey, Rose If the Haunting Fits, Wear It

May 22, 2017
I am the only running footman by Grimes, Martha. I am the only running footman

Brian Macalvie and Richard Jury are joined by Sergeant Wiggins and Melrose Plant in the investigation of the Porphyria killings.

May 22, 2017
The House of Four by Nadel, Barbara / Author. The House of Four

Everyone in the Istanbul neighbourhood of Moda knows the Devil's House. A crumbling Ottoman mansion, and once the home of a princess, it is a place associated with ill fortune. The princess' four children, now in old age, still live in separate apartments on different floors and are rumoured never to speak to each other. Then one of them is found dead, stabbed through the heart, and it is discovered that the other three siblings have met an identical fate. There is no sign of forced entry or bur

May 22, 2017
Home of the brave - a Raine Stockton dog mystery by Ball, Donna. Home of the brave - a Raine Stockton dog mystery

"Raine Stockton and her high-spirited, big-hearted golden retriever Cisco are accustomed to being heroes wherever they go. But there's a new dog in town, and Raine and Cisco find themselves unexpectedly upstaged by a flashy K-9 addition to the sheriff's department. Nike and her handler, Jolene, are part of a new government-funded program for law-enforcement agencies, and though Raine admires Nike's talent almost as much as she resents Jolene's arrogance, she can't help wondering why the Departme

May 22, 2017

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