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Murder of a cranky catnapper by Swanson, Denise, author. Murder of a cranky catnapper

Aug 18, 2017
Murder at Chateau sur Mer by Maxwell, Alyssa, author. Murder at Chateau sur Mer

Aug 18, 2017
Mrs. Jeffries and the three wise women by Brightwell, Emily, author. Mrs. Jeffries and the three wise women

"As the holidays approach, all is merry and bright for Inspector Witherspoon, Mrs. Jeffries, and the staff at Upper Edmonton Gardens...but murder knows no season. MURDER UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR Christopher Gilhaney isn't a popular man, and he proves why once again when he insults every guest at Abigail Chase's Guy Fawkes Night dinner party. When Gilhaney is shot dead under the cover of the night's fireworks, his murder is deemed a robbery gone wrong. But when the case hasn't been solved six week

Aug 18, 2017
The missing masterpiece - a Dorothy Martin mystery by Dams, Jeanne M., author. The missing masterpiece - a Dorothy Martin mystery

When Dorothy Martin goes to France - alone because Alan is stuck back home in Sherebury with a broken ankle - she worries about her ability to get along in a language she barely speaks, and in a country she hasn't seen for over fifty years. But by the time Alan joins her a week later, Dorothy has found herself embroiled in one mystery after another: a woman drowning in quicksand; a man suffering a nea--fatal fall in the abbey at Mont Saint Michel; and a missing American archaeologist - all seemi

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 2017
Little boy lost by Trafford, J. D. Little boy lost

"Attorney Justin Glass's practice, housed in a shabby office on the north side of Saint Louis, isn't doing so well that he can afford to work for free. But when eight-year-old Tanisha Walker offers him a jar full of change to find her missing brother, he doesn't have the heart to turn her away. Justin had hoped to find the boy alive and well. But all that was found of Devon Walker was his brutally murdered body--and the bodies of twelve other African American teenagers, all discarded like trash

Aug 18, 2017
Lions and tigers and murder, oh my by Swanson, Denise, author. Lions and tigers and murder, oh my

Aug 18, 2017
The lies with - a DI Will Jackman thriller by Isaac, Jane, author. The lies with - a DI Will Jackman thriller

Grace Daniels is distraught after her daughter's body is found in a Leicestershire country lane. With her family falling apart and the investigation going nowhere, Grace's only solace is the re-emergence of Faye, an old friend who seems to understand her loss. DI Will Jackman delves into the case, until a family tragedy and a figure from his past threaten to derail him. When the police discover another victim, the spotlight falls on Grace. Can Jackman find the killer, before she is convicted of

Aug 18, 2017
Let the dead speak by Casey, Jane (Jane E.), author. Let the dead speak

"When eighteen-year-old Chloe Emery returns to her West London home she finds her mother missing, the house covered in blood. Everything points to murder, except for one thing: there's no sign of the body. London detective Maeve Kerrigan and the homicide team turn their attention to the neighbours. The ultra-religious Norrises are acting suspiciously; their teenage daughter and Chloe Emery definitely have something to hide. Then there's William Turner, once accused of stabbing a schoolmate and t

Aug 18, 2017
Knot what you think by Marks, Mary, author. Knot what you think

Martha Rose is alarmed by the discovery of Dolleen Doyle's dead body, especially when evidence suggests a fellow quilter committed the crime. Set on clearing her pal, Martha searches for answers--but with ties to a convicted fraudster's stolen millions and a secret office room, the victim's past raises even more questions. As Martha inches towards the culprit, she learns that wrapping the case up--and living to baste another square--will be trickier than she ever imagined ...

Aug 18, 2017
A justified bitch - a Las Vegas mystery by McKinnis, H. G., author. A justified bitch - a Las Vegas mystery

It takes a guilty bastard to make a justified bitch. When a severed finger shows up on her doorstep in a seedy section of Las Vegas, Helen Taylor does not freak out. She’s already crazy, as evidenced by her junk-stuffed house and its ever-growing population of cats. There’s also Bobby, her long-dead husband. Helen talks to him regularly, and Bobby talks back. The finger and the brutal murder it reveals are more than a hoarding cat lady with a phantom husband can ignore. Helen’s a suspect, and sh

Aug 18, 2017
In cold pursuit by Andrews, Sarah, 1951- In cold pursuit

Heading for Antarctica to study glaciology with her mentor, Dr. Emmett Vanderzee, Valena Walker finds herself thrust into the role of amateur sleuth when Vanderzee is arrested for the killing of a reporter, who died in Antarctica the previous winter.

Aug 18, 2017
Hunting hour by Mizushima, Margaret, author. Hunting hour

Deputy Mattie Cobb is in a dark place and has withdrawn from Cole Walker and his family to work on issues from her past. When she and her K-9 partner Robo get called to track a missing junior high student, they find the girl dead on Smoker's Hill behind the high school, and Mattie must head to the Walker home to break the bad news. But that's only the start of trouble in Timber Creek, because soon another girl goes missing--and this time it's one of Cole's daughters. Knowing that each hour a c

Aug 18, 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,

Aug 18, 2017
Hearse and gardens by Greenstein, Kathleen Bridge, author. Hearse and gardens

Aug 18, 2017
Gone gull - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna, author. Gone gull - a Meg Langslow mystery

"Meg Langslow is spending the summer at the Biscuit Mountain Craft Center, helping her grandmother Cordelia run the studios. But someone is committing acts of vandalism, threatening to ruin the newly-opened center's reputation. Is it the work of a rival center? Have the developers who want to build a resort atop Biscuit Mountain found a new tactic to pressure Cordelia into selling? Or is the real target Meg's grandfather, who points out that any number of environmentally irresponsible people and

Aug 18, 2017
The glass house by Gardner, Ashley, author. The glass house

"On a cold January night in 1817, Captain Gabriel Lacey, former cavalry officer turned amateur sleuth, is summoned to the banks of the Thames to identify the body of a young woman. When Lacey looks down at the pretty, dead young woman, cut down too soon, he vows to find her murderer. Lacey's search takes him to the Glass House, a sordid gaming hell that played a large part in the victim's past, as well as to gatherings of the haut ton and the chambers of respectable Middle Temple barristers. Lac

Aug 18, 2017
The girl with kaleidoscope eyes - a Stewart Hoag mystery by Handler, David, 1952- author. The girl with kaleidoscope eyes - a Stewart Hoag mystery

Once upon a time, Hoagy had it all: a hugely successful debut novel, a gorgeous celebrity wife, the glamorous world of New York City at his feet. These days, he scrapes by as a celebrity ghostwriter. A celebrity ghostwriter who finds himself investigating murders more often than he'd like. And once upon a time, Richard Aintree was the most famous writer in America -- high school students across the country read his one and only novel, a modern classic on par with The Catcher in the Rye. But afte

Aug 18, 2017
Ghostal Living by Bridge, Kathleen Ghostal Living

Aug 18, 2017
Fire and ashes by Viets, Elaine, 1950- author. Fire and ashes

In the exclusive, gated enclave of Olympia Forest Estates, death investigator Angela Richman watches a mansion go up in a fiery blaze. With it, seventy-year-old financier Luther Delor, a drunken, bed-hopping rhinestone cowboy. Embroiled in a bitter divorce, Delor may have scandalized Chouteau Forest, but his murder has united it against the accused: Delor's twenty-year-old girlfriend, Kendra Salvato, an "outsider." With an engagement ring bigger than Chouteau County, she's being railroaded strai

Aug 18, 2017

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