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A body in the trunk - a Myrtle Clover cozy mystery by Craig, Elizabeth Spann, 1971- author. A body in the trunk - a Myrtle Clover cozy mystery

Myrtle has decided that she's actually a very good cook.

Feb 13, 2018
A dangerous crossing by Khan, Ausma Zehanat, author. A dangerous crossing

In the next book in Ausma Khan's powerful, critically acclaimed series, Muslim detective Esa Khattak and his partner, Rachel Getty, travel across Europe in search of an old friend, who's gone missing while working to help expedite immigration for Syrian refugees in Greece. The Syrian refugee crisis becomes personal for Inspector Esa Khattak and Sergeant Rachel Getty when they are called in to search for a missing Canadian volunteer. Nathan Clare's sister, Audrey, has vanished from the Greek isla

Feb 19, 2018
A death in Bali - a Jenna Murphy mystery by Tingley, Nancy, 1948- author. A death in Bali - a Jenna Murphy mystery

"Intrepid young curator-cum-private eye Jenna Murphy--whom readers first met in A Head in Cambodia--goes to the tourist town of Ubud to study early 20th century Balinese painting. But her first discovery when she arrives in Indonesia is the speared body of expat artist Flip Hendricks. She soon is working with an old friend, a detective for the Ubud police force, to seek the killer. Jenna suspects the motive for the killing has to do with Flip's paintings. Detective Wayan Tyo is not so sure. Is J

Feb 19, 2018
A death of no importance / A Mystery by Fredericks, Mariah, author. A death of no importance / A Mystery

Feb 19, 2018
A Dying Note by Parker, Ann A Dying Note

Feb 13, 2018
A good hanging - short stories by Rankin, Ian. A good hanging - short stories

A Good Hanging contains twelve remarkable, gritty stories starring Detective Inspector John Rebus in his home city of Edinburgh, as only Ian Rankin can portray it: not just the tearooms and cobbled streets of the tourist brochures, but a modern urban metropolis with a full range of criminals and their victims--blackmailers, peeping Toms, and more than one kind of murderer. It's a city like any other, a city that gives birth to crimes of passion, accidents, and long-hidden jealousy, and a city in

Feb 13, 2018
A grave issue - a funeral parlor mystery by Bell, Lillian, author. A grave issue - a funeral parlor mystery

After an on-air gaffe goes viral and jeopardizes her career, journalist Desiree Turner retreats home to Verbena, California for some peace and quiet. She begins working one of the quietest jobs around: presiding over funerals for her great-grandfather’s funeral parlor. But the action seems to follow her as a fistfight breaks out between neighbors Rosemarie Brewer and Lola Hansen at one of the first funerals she’s in charge of running. It exposes a nasty dispute and Rosemarie’s husband, Alan, is

Feb 19, 2018
A great deliverance by George, Elizabeth, 1949- A great deliverance

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Feb 13, 2018
A gruesome discovery by Harrison, Cora, author. A gruesome discovery

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Feb 19, 2018
A Necessary Evil by Mukherjee, Abir A Necessary Evil

Feb 13, 2018
A well-timed murder by De Hahn, Tracee, author. A well-timed murder

"A true page turner...I found the plot fascinating, and de Hahn builds the tension and suspense perfectly to a satisfying conclusion. I was left wanting to read more about Agnes, and I am looking forward to her next adventure!"?Charles Todd on Swiss Vendetta. Swiss-American police officer Agnes Lüthi is on leave in Lausanne, Switzerland, recovering from injuries she sustained in her last case, when an old colleague invites her to the world’s premier watch and jewelry trade show at the grand Mess

Feb 19, 2018
All of a winter's night by Rickman, Philip, author. All of a winter's night

"It begins in the fog, with a bleak village funeral. In the early hours of the following morning, Merrily Watkins and her daughter Jane are made aware that Aidan Lloyd, son of a wealthy farmer, will not be resting in peace. A rural tradition is displaying its sinister side as an old feud re-ignites."--

Feb 19, 2018
Annie's Bones by Owen, Howard Annie's Bones

Feb 16, 2018
Antique blues by Cleland, Jane K, author. Antique blues

Feb 16, 2018
Antiques wanted by Allan, Barbara, author. Antiques wanted

Feb 16, 2018
Aunt Dimity digs in by Atherton, Nancy, author. Aunt Dimity digs in

A cozy mystery in an English village where a row has erupted over an archeological find. Some say it is genuine, others that it is a fake. Aided by the ghost of Aunt Dimity, sleuth Lori Shepherd investigates.

Feb 19, 2018
Back Up by Colize, Paul Back Up

Feb 13, 2018
Bad Cops by Oldham, Nick Bad Cops

Feb 19, 2018
Bad optics by Heywood, Joseph, author. Bad optics

"In the eleventh Woods Cop Mystery, Conservation Officer Grady Service is on unpaid suspension but continues to voluntarily patrol the Mosquito Wilderness. He senses political shenanigans-an old foe lurking in the shadows and it seems someone wants to illegally commercialize the Mosquito. Grady realizes if he doesn't stop it, the wilderness will be destroyed. The tight story unfolds like a poker game, with one side bluffing and raising, while the other side keeps calling and keeping the game on

Feb 13, 2018
Beignets and broomsticks by Ripley, J. R., 1955- Beignets and broomsticks

During the traditional Halloween festivities, one of Maggie Miller’s customers comes to a sticky end in this entertaining cozy mystery. It’s Halloween, and café owner Maggie Miller’s special pumpkin spice beignet promotion is proving popular. But the evening ends in disaster when Maggie discovers the body of one of her regular customers, strangled to death with an expensive cashmere scarf. The late Nancy Alverson had tended to keep herself to herself – but what secrets was she hiding? And why h

Feb 19, 2018
Black and white ball / An Amos Walker Mystery by Estleman, Loren D, author. Black and white ball / An Amos Walker Mystery

Feb 13, 2018
Casting bones by Bruns, Don, author. Casting bones

Introducing New Orleans homicide detective Quentin Archer in the first of a brand-new mystery series. When a prominent New Orleans judge is brutally murdered, former Detroit cop Quentin Archer is handed the case. His enquiries will lead him into a world of darkness and mysticism which underpins the carefree atmosphere of the Big Easy. Interrogating crooked police officers, a pickpocket, a bartender with underground contacts and a swamp dweller, Archer uncovers some troubling facts about the late

Feb 19, 2018
Cave of bones by Hillerman, Anne, 1949- author. Cave of bones

"Keynote New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman delivers another suspenseful Southwestern mystery featuring Navajo Tribal cops Bernadette Manuelito and Jim Chee and their mentor, retired Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn"--

Feb 13, 2018
Claws for concern by James, Miranda, author. Claws for concern

Charlie Harris and his Maine Coon cat, Diesel, are embroiled in a new mystery when a cold case suddenly heats up in the latest installment of the New York Times bestselling series. Charlie Harris is busy enjoying his new grandson when a mysterious man with a connection to Charlie's family starts visiting the library, bringing with him troubling questions about an unsolved murder...Charlie may be a proud new grandfather, but he and Diesel still have work to do at Athena College and the small Miss

Feb 17, 2018
Cooking most deadly by Pence, Joanne. Cooking most deadly

Feb 13, 2018
Cop hater - an 87th Precinct novel by McBain, Ed, 1926-2005. Cop hater - an 87th Precinct novel

When a sniper begins gunning down cops from the 87th Precinct in cold blood, it's up to Detective Steve Carella to sort out who and why--before he finds himself on the wrong end of the killer's .45.

Feb 19, 2018
Dandy Gilver and an unsuitable day for a murder by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- Dandy Gilver and an unsuitable day for a murder

Feb 13, 2018
Dark in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author. Dark in death

"It was a stab in the dark. On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psycho in midtown, someone sunk an ice pick into the back of Chanel Rylan's neck, then disappeared quietly into the crowds of drunks and tourists in Times Square. To Chanel's best friend, who had just slipped out of the theater for a moment to take a call, it felt as unreal as the ancient black-and-white movie up on the screen. But Chanel's blood ran red, and her death was anything but fictional. Then, as Eve Dallas pu

Feb 13, 2018
Darker than any shadow - a Tai Randolph mystery by Whittle, Tina. Darker than any shadow - a Tai Randolph mystery

"The dog days of summer have arrived, and Tai Randolph is feeling the heat. Running her uncle's gun shop is more demanding than she ever imagined. Her best friend Rico is competing for a national slam poetry title. And Atlanta is overrun with hundreds of fame-hungry performance poets clogging all the good bars. She's also got her brand-new relationship with corporate security agent Trey Seaver to deal with."--Jacket.

Feb 13, 2018
Date with malice \ by Chapman, Julia, author. Date with malice \

Feb 13, 2018
Dead Men Whistling by Masterton, Graham Dead Men Whistling

Feb 13, 2018
Death & the Viking's Daughter by Ross, Loretta Death & the Viking's Daughter

Feb 16, 2018
Death Al Fresco - A Sally Solari Mystery by Karst, Leslie Death Al Fresco - A Sally Solari Mystery

Feb 19, 2018
Death by a whisker by LoTempio, T. C., author. Death by a whisker

Getting used to life back home in Deer Park, North Carolina, Sydney McCall and her right-hand tabby, Toby, are helping her sister Kat run the local animal shelter. Syd and Kat are all excited about the prospect of the shelter's newest fundraiser: shopping channel queen Ulla Townsend. Shelter admin Maggie Shayne vehemently refuses to have anything to do with the woman, but the fundraiser ensues as planned. That is, until Ulla turns up dead in the middle of the event. The cause of death is determ

Feb 19, 2018
Death by chocolate cherry cheesecake by Graves, Sarah, 1951- author. Death by chocolate cherry cheesecake

While Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree has moved on from fixing up houses, she still can't resist the urge to snoop into the occasional murder. Something sinister is brewing in the kitchen of The Chocolate Moose - retired health inspector Alan Blake is found murdered. Jake's best friend Ellie never made a secret of her distaste for Alan. Now, with no alibi for the night of the murder, she's in a sticky situation with the police - and it's up to Jake to catch the real killer and keep Ellie living in the la

Feb 13, 2018
Death by Dumpling - A Noodle Shop Mystery by Chien, Vivien Death by Dumpling - A Noodle Shop Mystery

Feb 13, 2018
Death in an elegant city by Rosett, Sara, author. Death in an elegant city

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Feb 13, 2018
Death in D minor by Gordon, Alexia Death in D minor

Feb 19, 2018
Death in the stars by Brody, Frances, author. Death in the stars

France Brody captures the atmosphere and language of 1920s England while delivering a captivating plot in the ninth book of this traditional cozy mystery series featuring private investigator Kate Shackleton. Yorkshire, 1927. Eclipse fever grips the nation, and when beloved theatre star Selina Fellini approaches trusted sleuth Kate Shackleton to accompany her to a viewing party on thegrounds of Giggleswick School Chapel, Kate suspects an ulterior motive. During the eclipse, Selina's friend and c

Feb 19, 2018
Death of an honest man by Beaton, M. C., author. Death of an honest man

"Nobody loves an honest man, or that was what police sergeant Hamish Macbeth tried to tell newcomer Paul English. Paul had moved to a house in Cnothan, a sour village on Hamish's beat. He attended church in Lochdubh. He told the minister, Mr. Wellington, that his sermons were boring. He told tweedy Mrs. Wellington that she was too fat and in these days of increasing obesity it was her duty to show a good example. Angela Brody was told her detective stories were pap for the masses and it was time

Feb 17, 2018
DEROS - Date of Expected Return from Overseas / A Father Jake Austin mystery by Vanek, John A., author. DEROS - Date of Expected Return from Overseas / A Father Jake Austin mystery

When Father Jake Austin is assigned to his hometown of Oberlin, Ohio, in July of 2002, he has been away for a long time. A physician and a war veteran before entering a Catholic seminary, he is now a member of the Camillian Order. He takes comfort in his vows of obedience, poverty, chastity, and service to the sick. Jake arrives just in time to attend his high school reunion, where an encoutner with his hight school sweetheart forces him to question his commitment to the priesthood. Before the n

Feb 19, 2018
Dial M for mousse by Bradford, Laura, author. Dial M for mousse

Murder takes the cake in an irresistible Emergency Dessert Squad mystery from the national bestselling author of The Silence of the Flans. The Emergency Dessert Squad business is booming, with owner and baker Winnie Johnson working overtime to satisfy the emergency cravings of Silver Lake, Ohio. Her latest order, a plate of motivational desserts for an artists’ retreat, is just what she needs to keep her mind off her own relationship woes. But Winnie’s problems seem like trifles when she discove

Feb 13, 2018
Dodging and Burning - A Mystery by Copenhaver, John Dodging and Burning - A Mystery

Feb 13, 2018
Down the river unto the sea by Mosley, Walter, author. Down the river unto the sea

Joe King Oliver was one of the NYPD's finest investigators, until, dispatched to arrest a well-heeled car thief, he is framed for assault by his enemies within the NYPD, a charge which lands him in solitary at Rikers Island. A decade later, King is a private detective, running his agency with the help of his teenage daughter, Aja-Denise. Broken by the brutality he suffered and committed in equal measure while behind bars, his work and his daughter are the only light in his solitary life. When he

Feb 17, 2018
Eclair and present danger by Bradford, Laura, author. Eclair and present danger

"With her rent rising faster than her pie crust, bakery owner Winnie Johnson had hoped to be rescued by an inheritance from her wealthy friend and neighbor Gertrude Redenbacher. Instead all she inherits is the widow's hostile hissing tabby, Lovey, and a vintage ambulance, restored by Gertrude's late husband. As her dream crumbles, Winnie makes her final delivery--a peach pie to an elderly widower. But she finds Bart Wagner lying on his kitchen floor, smothered by a pillow. To comfort her frighte

Feb 13, 2018
England Expects by Sheridan, Sara England Expects

Feb 13, 2018
False pride - a Bea Abbot agency mystery by Heley, Veronica, author. False pride - a Bea Abbot agency mystery

A brown leather briefcase containing priceless family jewels brings chaos and carnage to Bea’s ordered life in the latest lively Abbot Agency mystery. Looking forward to a peaceful weekend, Bea Abbot’s plans are disrupted by the unexpected arrival of one of her clients, bearing a brown leather briefcase full of expensive jewellery. Magda Summerleys has been working as a housekeeper for wealthy art expert Lucas Rycroft who, she says, entrusted her with the briefcase for safekeeping – and who seem

Feb 16, 2018
Fiction can be murder by Clark, Becky, 1961- author. Fiction can be murder

Feb 19, 2018
Fool's puzzle by Fowler, Earlene. Fool's puzzle

Feb 16, 2018
Forty dead men by Casey, Donis, author. Forty dead men

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Feb 19, 2018
Free from all danger - a Richard Nottingham mystery by Nickson, Chris, author. Free from all danger - a Richard Nottingham mystery

October, 1736. Lured out of retirement to serve as Constable once again, Richard Nottingham finds Leeds very different from the place he remembers. Many newcomers have been attracted by the town's growing wealth -- but although the faces have changed, the crimes remain the same, as Nottingham discovers when a body is found floating in the River Aire, its throat cut. What has changed is the fear that pervades the town. With more bodies emerging and witnesses too frightened to talk, Nottingham rea

Feb 19, 2018
Friends of the dusk by Rickman, Philip, author. Friends of the dusk

A medieval legend spawns an unhealthy cult, and a terrifying 13th case for Merrily Watkins. When autumn storms blast Hereford, centuries-old human bones are found among the roots of a tree blown down on the city's Castle Green. But why have they been stolen? At the nearby Cathedral, another storm is building around a new, modernizing bishop who believes that if the Church is to survive it must phase out irrelevant archaic practices. Not good news for Merrily Watkins, consultant on the paranormal

Feb 16, 2018
Hard Aground by Dubois, Brendan Hard Aground

Feb 19, 2018
Head wounds by Palumbo, Dennis, 1951- author. Head wounds

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Feb 19, 2018
Her beautiful monster by Tantimedh, Adi, author. Her beautiful monster

"Enjoy another "exhilarating roller-coaster ride of unusual cases" (Publishers Weekly) in this second book of the Ravi PI series, featuring detective Ravi Chandra Singh and his team at the gleefully amoral, unfailingly dangerous secret agency Golden Sentinels. When Ravi's colleagues at Golden Sentinels discover that he sees gods in moments of heightened anxiety and stress, they are surprisingly fine with it. They even encourage him to incorporate his visions into his work, especially now that th

Feb 13, 2018
Hidden depths by Cleeves, Ann, author. Hidden depths

"On a hot summer on the Northumberland coast, Julie Armstrong arrives home from a night out to find her son murdered. Luke has been strangled, laid out in a bath of water and covered with wild flowers. On a hot summer on the Northumberland coast, Julie Armstrong arrives home from a night out to find her son murdered. Luke has been strangled, laid out in a bath of water and covered with wild flowers. And all the while the killer remains in their midst, waiting for an opportunity to prepare anothe

Feb 13, 2018
Hide and Sneak by McKevett, G. A. Hide and Sneak

Feb 16, 2018
In prior's wood - a Max Tudor mystery by Malliet, G. M., 1951- author. In prior's wood - a Max Tudor mystery

Feb 19, 2018
Into the thinnest of air by Green, Simon R., 1955- author. Into the thinnest of air

Dinner at an ancient Cornish inn leads to one baffling disappearance after another in the latest intriguing Ishmael Jones mystery. “It’s just a nice weekend, in a nice country inn. Nothing bad is going to happen …” Ishmael Jones and his partner Penny are attending the re-opening of Tyrone’s Castle, an ancient Cornish inn originally built by smugglers. Over dinner that night, the guests entertain one another with ghost stories inspired by local legends and superstitions. But it would appear that

Feb 19, 2018
Junkyard dogs / A Walt Longmire Mystery by Johnson, Craig, 1961- Junkyard dogs / A Walt Longmire Mystery

Feb 19, 2018
Killing in C sharp by Gordon, Alexia Killing in C sharp

Feb 19, 2018
Killing Town by Spillane, Mickey/ Collins, Max Allan Killing Town

Feb 19, 2018
Last Ferry Home by Harrington, Kent Last Ferry Home

Feb 13, 2018
Lies that comfort and betray by Simpson, Rosemary, 1942- author. Lies that comfort and betray

"Has the Ripper sailed across the Atlantic to find a new hunting ground? Is some disturbed soul copying his crimes? A former Pinkerton agent, Geoffrey intends to step in where the New York Metropolitan Police seem to be failing, and Prudence is just as determined to protect the poor, vulnerable females being targeted. But a killer with a disordered mind and an incomprehensible motive may prove too elusive for even this experienced pair to outwit"--Amazon.com.

Feb 13, 2018
Local Artist by Trembling, Paul Local Artist

Feb 16, 2018
Lost books and old bones / A Scottish Bookshop Mystery by Shelton, Paige, author. Lost books and old bones / A Scottish Bookshop Mystery

Feb 13, 2018
Mile high murder - a Hannah Ives mystery by Talley, Marcia Dutton, 1943- author. Mile high murder - a Hannah Ives mystery

"It's a fact that some of the cancer support group survivors Hannah Ives works with take marijuana. Recreational use of the drug may be illegal in Maryland, but a few patients, like Maryland Sate Senator Claire Thompson, are prescribed it on medical grounds. Claire has co-sponsored a Cannabis Legalization Bill and invites Hannah to be part of a fact-finding task force that testifies before the Maryland State Senate. Before long, Hannah is in Denver, Colorado -- the Mile High City -- staying at a

Feb 16, 2018
Miss Silver deals with death by Wentworth, Patricia Miss Silver deals with death

Feb 19, 2018
Mrs. Jeffries and the silent knight by Brightwell, Emily. Mrs. Jeffries and the silent knight

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Feb 19, 2018
Mrs. Jeffries holds the trump by Brightwell, Emily. Mrs. Jeffries holds the trump

Michael Provost lived a quiet life, yet this successful owner of a medical supply company was spotted floating facedown off the Chelsea Vestry Wharf. His servants adored him, and he had no greedy relatives or business rivals—who would ever want him dead? Luckily for Inspector Gerald Witherspoon, Mrs. Jeffries and her staff are always ready to dive into an investigation, and their combined efforts soon lead to a connection with an earlier crime. Was Provost himself sleuthing when he was horrifica

Feb 19, 2018
Murder at Half Moon Gate by Penrose, Andrea Murder at Half Moon Gate

Feb 13, 2018
Murder in Bloomsbury - an Atlas Catesby mystery by Quincy, D. M. (Diana), author. Murder in Bloomsbury - an Atlas Catesby mystery

Aristocratic adventurer Atlas Catesby has spent the last year trying to forget Lady Lilliana Warwick, but when she reappears in his life imploring him to help her solve a murder, Atlas feels compelled to say yes.The nerre-do-well brother of Lillianas maid died of arsenic poisoning. Authorities are ruling his death an accident, but his sister suspects he was murdered. As Atlas and Lilliana investigate, they discover that the victim had a mysterious lovera high-born lady he threatened with scandal

Feb 19, 2018
Necessary Ends by Whittle, Tina Necessary Ends

Feb 13, 2018
Night driver - a novel by Colby, Ronald, author. Night driver - a novel

So this was it, he thought. He had his first fare and was now officially a cab driver. He shook his head as he exhaled the smoke into the morning cold. Well, he'd use the taxi time just as he had promised himself. He would figure things out, get a hold on himself, keep some little money coming in, and find the men who had murdered his wife.Nick Cullen's wife was brutally murdered in a burglary gone horribly wrong, and he's not the type to move on with his life, especially when he has seen the fa

Feb 13, 2018
Night moves - an Alex Delaware novel by Kellerman, Jonathan, author. Night moves - an Alex Delaware novel

"An affluent family returns home from Sunday dinner only to find the murdered and brutalized corpse of a total stranger in their house. This baffling, twisted tale tests Alex and Milo to their intellectual and emotional limits"--

Feb 19, 2018
No one can know by Kerr, Lucy, author. No one can know

Three months. That's how long ER nurse Frankie Stapleton has agreed to stay in her sleepy little hometown of Stillwater, Illinois, helping her estranged sister save the family hardware store, working a few shifts at the local hospital, and most importantly, rebuilding the bridges she burned on her way out of town twelve years ago. When a pregnant car crash victim arrives at Stillwater General, Frankie and the team race to save both mother and child--but only the baby lives. Rumors swirl that th

Feb 19, 2018
Plain Confession by Miller, Emma Plain Confession

Feb 19, 2018
Playing With Bonbon Fire - A Southern Chocolate Shop Mystery by St. James, Dorothy Playing With Bonbon Fire - A Southern Chocolate Shop Mystery

Feb 13, 2018
Prague noir by Prague noir

Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. The noir quotient of this legendary Eastern European city will enthrall and terrify readers from across the globe. Brand-new stories by: Martin Goffa, Štepán Kopriva, Miloš Urban, Jirí W. Procházka, Chaim Cigan, Ondrej Neff, Petr Stancík, Katerina Tucková, Markéta Pi

Feb 19, 2018
Queen Anne's Lace by Albert, Susan Wittig Queen Anne's Lace

Feb 13, 2018
Read Herring Hunt by Burns, V. M. Read Herring Hunt

Feb 16, 2018
Santa Fe Mourning - A Santa Fe Revival Mystery by Allen, Amanda Santa Fe Mourning - A Santa Fe Revival Mystery

Feb 13, 2018
Scot free by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- author. Scot free

Feb 19, 2018
Searcher of the Dead - A Bess Ellyott Mystery by Herriman, Nancy Searcher of the Dead - A Bess Ellyott Mystery

Feb 19, 2018
Seven dead by Farjeon, J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson), 1883-1955. Seven dead

Ted Lyte, amateur thief, has chosen an isolated house by the coast for his first robbery. But Haven House is no ordinary country home. While hunting for silverware to steal, Ted stumbles upon a locked room containing seven dead bodies. Detective Inspector Kendall takes on the case with the help of passing yachtisman Thomas Hazeldean. The search for the house's absent owners brings Hazeldean across the Channel to Boulogne, where he finds more than one motive to stay and investigate.

Feb 16, 2018
She came back by Wentworth, Patricia She came back

Feb 19, 2018
She came back by Wentworth, Patricia. She came back

Feb 20, 2018
Shoot first - (think later) by Woods, Stuart, author. Shoot first - (think later)

"The irresistible Stone Barrington returns for another racy adventure from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods. Stone Barrington has faced intrigue before and come out clean on the other side, but this latest turn of events might be too scandalous even for him"--

Feb 19, 2018
Shot in the dark by Coyle, Cleo, author. Shot in the dark

"From Cleo Coyle, the New York Times bestselling author of Dead Cold Brew, comes a delicious new entry in the "fun and gripping" (The Huffington Post) Coffeehouse Mystery series. A smartphone dating game turns the Village Blend into a hookup hotspot--until a gunshot turns the landmark coffeehouse into a crime scene. As Village Blend manager Clare Cosi fixes a date for her wedding, her ex-husband is making dates through smartphone swipes. Clare has mixed feelings about these match-ups happening

Feb 19, 2018
Stiff news by Aird, Catherine. Stiff news

Strange deaths occur in a British home for retired military officers and their wives. As he investigates, inspector C.D. Sloan discovers that all the victims were connected to a World War II battle. By the author of After Effects.

Feb 13, 2018
Stowed away by Ross, Barbara, 1953- author. Stowed away

It’s June in Busman’s Harbor, Maine, and Julia Snowden and her family are working hard to get their authentic Maine clambake business ready for summer. Preparations must be put on hold, however, when a mysterious yacht drops anchor in the harbor—and delivers an unexpected dose of murder . . .When Julia’s old prep school rival Wyatt Jayne invites her to dinner on board her billionaire fiancé’s decked-out yacht, Julia arrives to find a sumptuous table set for two—and the yachtsman dead in his chai

Feb 19, 2018
Survival of the fritters by Bolton, Ginger, author. Survival of the fritters

Emily Westhill runs the best donut shop in Fallingbrook, Wisconsin, alongside her retired police chief father-in-law and her tabby Deputy Donut. But after murder claims a favorite customer, Emily can’t rely on a sidekick to solve the crime—or stay alive. If Emily has learned anything from her past as a 911 operator, it’s to stay calm during stressful situations. But that’s a tall order when one of her regulars, Georgia Treetor, goes missing. Georgia never skips morning cappuccinos with her knitt

Feb 13, 2018
Tango down by Knopf, Chris, author. Tango down

A routine visit to one of Sam Acquillo's job sites becomes anything but. The home's owner, Victor Bollings, is lying in a pool of blood, the back of his head bashed in. One of Sam's closest friends in the cabinetry trade is quickly behind bars as the obvious suspect. For the cops, this is all standard operating procedure. But as it turns out, nothing about the case is routine, obvious or standard in any way. Sam and defense attorney Jackie Swaitkowski are used to an uneasy, though often reciproc

Feb 19, 2018
Tart of Darkness by Swanson, Denise Tart of Darkness

Feb 19, 2018
The awkward squad by Hénaff, Sophie, author. The awkward squad

"A new crime series starring Anne Capestan a brilliant but disgraced police officer placed in charge of a team of department misfits to investigate decades old unsolved crimes...Suspended from her job as a promising police officer for firing "one bullet too many", Anne Capestan is expecting the worst when she is summoned to H.Q. to learn her fate. Instead, she is surprised to be told that she is to head up a new police squad, working on solving old cold cases. Though relived to still have a job

Feb 19, 2018
The Bad Break by Orr, Jill The Bad Break

Feb 19, 2018
The Bengal Identity by Watkins, Eileen The Bengal Identity

Feb 13, 2018
The Body Looks Familiar / the Late Mrs. Five by Wormser, Richard/ Crider, Bill (INT) The Body Looks Familiar / the Late Mrs. Five

Feb 19, 2018
The bone collector by Deaver, Jeffery, author. The bone collector

Feb 16, 2018
The Cutting Edge by Deaver, Jeffery The Cutting Edge

Feb 19, 2018
The disappeared by Box, C. J, author. The disappeared

Feb 13, 2018
The Fleur de Sel murders - a Brittany mystery by Bannalec, Jean-Luc, 1966- author. The Fleur de Sel murders - a Brittany mystery

Feb 16, 2018
The gate keeper - an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery by Todd, Charles, author. The gate keeper - an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery

"On a deserted road, late at night, Scotland Yard's Ian Rutledge encounters a frightened woman standing over a body, launching an inquiry that leads him into the lair of a stealthy killer and the dangerous recesses of his own memories in this twentieth installment of the acclaimed New York Times bestselling series. Hours after his sister's wedding, a restless Ian Rutledge drives aimlessly, haunted by the past, and narrowly misses a motorcar stopped in the middle of a desolate road. Standing besi

Feb 19, 2018
The ghost in roomette four - a California zephyr mystery by Dawson, Janet, author. The ghost in roomette four - a California zephyr mystery

Feb 19, 2018
The glass room by Cleeves, Ann, author. The glass room

"From CWA Diamond Dagger Award winner Ann Cleeves comes The Glass Room, the fifth book in the Vera Stanhope series. Published for the first time in the US. I do love Vera! --Val McDermid Ann Cleeves is one of my favorite mystery writers! I relish learningmore about Vera with each book. Louise Penny, New York Times Bestselling author of the Inspector Gamache series DI Vera Stanhope is not one to make friends easily, but her hippy neighbors keep her well-supplied in homebrew and conversation, and

Feb 16, 2018
The grave's a fine and private place - a Flavia de Luce novel by Bradley, C. Alan, 1938- author. The grave's a fine and private place - a Flavia de Luce novel

In the wake of an unthinkable family tragedy, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is struggling to fill her empty days. For a needed escape, Dogger, the loyal family servant, suggests a boating trip for Flavia and her two older sisters. As their punt drifts past the church where a notorious vicar had recently dispatched three of his female parishioners by spiking their communion wine with cyanide, Flavia, an expert chemist with a passion for poisons, is ecstatic. Suddenly something grazes her fingers

Feb 13, 2018
The Great Darkness by Kelly, Jim The Great Darkness

Feb 19, 2018
The Knowledge by Grimes, Martha The Knowledge

Feb 13, 2018
The liar in the library by Brett, Simon, author. The liar in the library

"When a talk by successful author Burton St Clair at Fethering Library ends in sudden, violent death, Jude finds herself the prime suspect in the ensuing murder investigation. She must enlist the help of her neighbour Carole not just to solve the crime, but to prove she didn't commit it"--Publisher's description.

Feb 16, 2018
The magic chair murder by Janes, Diane, author. The magic chair murder

Introducing amateur sleuths Frances Black and Tom Dod in the first of an intriguing new historical mystery series set in the north of England. 1929. The night before she’s due to make a speech to the Robert Barnaby Society on the subject of the famous writer’s ‘magic chair’, committee member Linda Dexter disappears. When her body is discovered two days later, fellow members Frances Black and Tom Dod determine to find out the truth about her death. Could Linda have discovered something about Robe

Feb 13, 2018
The marmalade murders / A Penny Brannigan Mystery by Duncan, Elizabeth J, author. The marmalade murders / A Penny Brannigan Mystery

Feb 16, 2018
The Mitford murders by Fellowes, Jessica, author. The Mitford murders

It's 1920, and Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London. Louisa's salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor, in the Oxfordshire countryside. There she will become nursemaid, chaperone and confidante to the Mitford sisters, especially sixteen-year-old Nancy, an acerbic, bright young woman in love with stories. But then a nurse, Florence Nightingale Shore, goddaughter of her famous namesake, is killed on a train in broad daylight, and Louisa and Na

Feb 13, 2018
The pumpkin eater - a Sam Dawson mystery by Horn, Steven W. (Mystery writer), author. The pumpkin eater - a Sam Dawson mystery

Feb 13, 2018
The remains of an altar by Rickman, Philip. The remains of an altar

Feb 19, 2018
The secrets of the Bastide Blanche by Longworth, M. L. (Mary Lou), 1963- author. The secrets of the Bastide Blanche

""Beguiling. Longworth evokes the pleasures of France in delicious detail--great wine, delicious meals, and fine company."--Publishers Weekly When a scandalous author moves to the outskirts of Aix-en-Provence, Verlaque and Bonnet are called in to investigate whether he's haunted by more than just his past, in this delightful new mystery from M. L. Longworth One hot summer night, Aix-en-Provence is aflutter with news that controversial author Valere Barbier, who once shared dinners with Frenc

Feb 13, 2018
The silence of the flans by Bradford, Laura, author. The silence of the flans

Baker Winnie Johnson does her best work when the heat is on. As owner of the Emergency Dessert Squad, she has a deft touch in the kitchen and a soft spot for lost causes. So when her business professor beau Jay Morgan expresses misgivings over having to fail one of his fourth-year students, Winnie cooks up a sweet solution. She'll offer an extra credit opportunity in exchange for a little help with her growing business. But when her prote´ge´'s first dessert delivery poisons a student journalist

Feb 13, 2018
The Sixth Day by Coulter, Catherine/ Ellison, J. T. The Sixth Day

Feb 19, 2018
The smile of a ghost by Rickman, Philip. The smile of a ghost

Merrily is called to investigate a possible ghost sighting in her seventh fascinating adventure. In the affluent, historic town of Ludlow, a teenage boy dies in a fall from the castle ruins. Accident or suicide? No great mystery—so why does the boy's uncle, retired detective Andy Mumford, turn to diocesan exorcist Merrily Watkins? More people will die before Merrily, her own future uncertain, uncovers a dangerous obsession with suicide, death, and the afterlife hidden within these shadowed medie

Feb 19, 2018
The suffering of strangers by Ramsay, Caro, author. The suffering of strangers

"When a six-week-old baby is stolen from outside a village shop, Detective Inspector Costello quickly surmises there's more to this case than meets the eye. As she questions those involved, she uncovers evidence that suggests this was no impulsive act, as the police initially assumed, but something cold, logical, meticulously planned. Who has taken Baby Sholto--and why? DCI Colin Anderson meanwhile is on the Cold Case Unit, reviewing the unsolved rape of a young mother back in 1996. Convinced th

Feb 19, 2018
The throne of Caesar - a novel of ancient Rome by Saylor, Steven, 1956- author. The throne of Caesar - a novel of ancient Rome

Julius Caesar, appointed dictator for life by the Roman Senate, has pardoned his remaining enemies and rewarded his friends. Now Caesar is preparing to leave Rome with his legions to wage a war of conquest against the Parthian Empire. But he has a few more things to do before he goes. Gordianus the Finder, after decades of investigating crimes and murders involving the powerful, has been raised to Equestrian rank and has firmly and finally decided to retire. But on the morning of March 10th, he'

Feb 17, 2018
The undertaker's daughter by Blædel, Sara, author. The undertaker's daughter

"Already widowed by the age of forty, Ilka Nichols Jensen, a school portrait photographer, leads a modest, regimented, and uneventful life in Copenhagen. Until unexpected news rocks her quiet existence: Her father--who walked out suddenly and inexplicably on the family more than three decades ago--has died. And he's left her something in his will: his funeral home. In Racine, Wisconsin. Clinging to this last shred of communication from the father she hasn't heard from since childhood, Ilka makes

Feb 19, 2018
The White Angel by Gray, John Maclachlan The White Angel

Feb 19, 2018
The woman in the water by Finch, Charles (Charles B.), author. The woman in the water

London, 1850: A young Charles Lenox struggles to make a name for himself as a detective--without a single case. Scotland Yard refuses to take him seriously and his friends deride him for attempting a profession at all. But when an anonymous writer sends a letter to the paper claiming to have committed the perfect crime--and promising to kill again--Lenox is convinced that this is his chance to prove himself. The writer's first victim is a young woman whose body is found in a naval trunk, caught

Feb 17, 2018
Thrill kill by Bruns, Don, author. Thrill kill

Beneath the carefree atmosphere of Mardi Gras, something very sinister is going on in the intriguing new Quentin Archer mystery. Three murders so far. No apparent motive; no link between the victims; none of them have been robbed. One item ties them together: a can of spray gas known as Chill has been left at the scene of each crime. Is someone killing for kicks? With no leads to pursue and no witnesses coming forward, all the cops can do is wait for murder number four. As rumours emerge, Arch

Feb 13, 2018
To die but once by Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- author. To die but once

Feb 13, 2018
To dream of the dead by Rickman, Philip. To dream of the dead

Feb 19, 2018
Too big to die - an Odelia Grey mystery by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952- author. Too big to die - an Odelia Grey mystery

It's the dog days of summer for Odelia and Greg after they rescue a dog from a closed car on a blistering hot day. The culprit is former reality star Marla Kingston, who's married to a client of Odelia's law firm. The dog was saved, but Odelia's job might not be when Kingston demands blood. Things get even stickier when a video of the rescue goes viral, and the man who helped them winds up dead. And who is the mysterious young woman who shows up about the same time? Is she connected or just an o

Feb 19, 2018
Too close to breathe - a novel by Kiernan, Olivia, author. Too close to breathe - a novel

"Olivia Kiernan's tautly written debut novel immerses readers in a chilling murder case. and the tantalizing, enigmatic victim at the center of it all. In a quiet Dublin suburb, within her pristine home, Eleanor Costello is found hanging from a rope. Detective Chief Superintendent Frankie Sheehan would be more than happy to declare it a suicide. Four months ago, Frankie's pursuit of a killer almost ended her life and she isn't keen on investigating another homicide. But the autopsy reveals poo

Feb 19, 2018
Twenty-One Days by Perry, Anne Twenty-One Days

Feb 19, 2018
Undercurrents by Evans, Mary Anna Undercurrents

Feb 13, 2018
Walking the bones by Silvis, Randall, 1950- author. Walking the bones

"Ryan DeMarco's decision to take a leave of absence from the Pennsylvania State Police was a surprise to everyone--but a year after the homicide case in which DeMarco put a bullet in the heart of the madman who killed his only friend's family, he can't face another day on the force. Now, heading out on an extended road trip with Jayme, his former colleague and present girlfriend, DeMarco is ready to let his old wounds heal. But when DeMarco and Jayme arrive in Jayme's tiny hometown for her grand

Feb 19, 2018
Warning shorts by Dial, Connie, 1944- author. Warning shorts

Feb 19, 2018
When good men die - a Sam Dawson mystery by Horn, Steven W. (Mystery writer), author. When good men die - a Sam Dawson mystery

"Skeletons in the closet are sometimes best left undiscovered and undisturbed. Enter at your own risk the closet of Hans Rudolf Gottlieb, Depression-era carnival wrestler and former Olympian who has come to the north woods to die. As he moves silently between the brutally harsh and haunting memories of his past, Hans attempts to keep the many secrets that define his life in this epic story of enduring love and tragic consequences. The author of the award-winning THE PUMPKIN EATER: A SAM DAWSON M

Feb 13, 2018
When they were young by Horn, Steven W. (Mystery writer), author. When they were young

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Feb 13, 2018
Why kill the innocent - a Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery by Harris, C. S, author. Why kill the innocent - a Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery

"In the newest mystery from the national bestselling author of Where the Dead Lie, a brutal murder draws Sebastian St. Cyr into the web of the royal court, where intrigue abounds and betrayal awaits. London, 1814. As a cruel winter holds the city in itsicy grip, the bloody body of a beautiful young musician is found half-buried in a snowdrift. Jane Ambrose's ties to Princess Charlotte, the only child of the Prince Regent and heir presumptive to the throne, panic the palace, which moves quickly

Feb 13, 2018
Worth Killing for by Haseldine, Jane Worth Killing for

Feb 13, 2018