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A Christmas return - a novel by Perry, Anne, author. A Christmas return - a novel

Tis the season of giving--and with this wonderful book, New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry shares a brand-new holiday mystery filled with bygone relationships and hidden secrets. As Charlotte Pitt's grandmother Mariah Ellison finds herself investigating a long-unsolved slaying, it becomes clear that grappling with intrigue and foul play runs in the family. A festive Christmas package left on Mariah's doorstep contains an ominous present, sparking memories of a twenty-year-old murder th

Nov 12, 2017
A deadly éclair by Gerber, Daryl Wood, author. A deadly éclair

It’s always been Mimi Rousseau’s dream to open her own bistro, but it seems beyond her grasp since she’s been chased back home to Nouvelle Vie in Napa Valley by her late husband’s tremendous debt. Until her best friend Jorianne James introduces her to entrepreneur Bryan Baker who invests in promising prospects. Now, working the bistro and inn until she’s able to pay it off and call it her own, Mimi is throwing the inn’s first wedding ever. The wedding will be the talk of the town, as famous talk

Nov 16, 2017
A Late Frost by Connolly, Sheila, author. A Late Frost

Nov 12, 2017
A mystery at Carlton House by Gardner, Ashley, author. A mystery at Carlton House

Captain Lacey is drawn into the affairs of the highest in the land when his friend Grenville is asked by the Prince Regent to look into odd happenings in his lavish abode of Carlton House. Objects of value have gone missing, paintings and sculpture have been moved, and some of the staff have reported strange sounds and movements in the shadows. The Regent and his cronies suspect ghosts or other malign spirits. The Bow Street Runners have a more human suspect for these doings, and Captain Lacey i

Nov 13, 2017
A whiff of cyanide by Fraser-Sampson, Guy, author. A whiff of cyanide

The third volume of the bestselling Hampstead Murders sees the team become involved with a suspicious death at a crime writers' convention. Is this the result of a bitterly contested election for the Chair of the Crime Writers' Association or are even darker forces at work? Peter Collins, who is attending the convention as the author of a new book on poisoning in Golden Age fiction, worries that the key clue to unlock this puzzle may be buried within his own memories. A character called Miss Mar

Nov 16, 2017
All together dead by Harris, Charlaine. All together dead

Louisiana cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse must not only deal with a new man in her life--the shapeshifter Quinn--but also contend with the long-planned vampire summit. The summit is a tense situation. The vampire queen of Louisiana is in a precarious position, her power base weakened by hurricane damage to New Orleans. And there are some vamps who would like to finish what nature started.

Nov 16, 2017
All together dead by Harris, Charlaine. All together dead

"Betrayed by her vampire beau, Sookie discovers a potential new lover in the devilishly handsome shapeshifter Quinn. But affairs of the heart must take a back seat to the summit. Perhaps the most important item on the docket is the dwindling power base of the vampire queen of Louisiana, who is in a difficult position following extensive hurricane damage. As behind-the-scenes deals are struck, Sookie must decide which side she's on--and the wrong decision could spell catastrophe."--

Nov 16, 2017
An old, cold grave by Whishaw, Iona, 1948- author. An old, cold grave

"It's early spring of 1947 in idyllic King's Cove, and the Hughes ladies, mere et fille, are gardening and sorting through the jars of food that have been put up for the winter. But while cleaning up after the roof of their root cellar has caved in slightly, they are horrified to discover a small skeletal hand embedded in the mess. Panicked, they call Lane Winslow, the ex-British secret service agent, and, not without some misgivings about the state of their tense relationship, Lane calls Inspec

Nov 12, 2017
Assault and buttery by Abbott, Kristi, author. Assault and buttery

Repairs are under way at Rebecca Anderson's gourmet popcorn shop. With production of her tasty treats on hold, Rebecca has plenty of time to read the old diary she discovered hidden in the shop's walls. It's a fun peek into her town's history... until the diary's abrupt ending leaves Rebecca wondering whether she's actually stumbled upon a cold case. Unfortunately for Rebecca, mysteries are popping up right and left. When local busybody Lloyd McLaughlin is found dead, the police suspect he was p

Nov 12, 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

Nov 12, 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

Nov 12, 2017
Blindman's bluff - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye. Blindman's bluff - a Decker/Lazarus novel

Los Angeles detective Peter Decker tackles a homicide case involving a billionaire real estate developer, his wife, and four employees. While Decker leads his homicide team throughout California and into Mexico, he thinks his own wife is on jury back at the courthouse. But a chance encounter with a court translator who needs her help leads Rina into the heart of the murder investigation, and straight into the path of a gang of ruthless killers.

Nov 16, 2017
Breathe - a suspense thriller by Brogan, Mike, author. Breathe - a suspense thriller

B R E A T H E ... a mystery suspense thriller... Doctor Nell Northam is abducted by jihadists to help them launch a weapon. The President asks his security advisor, CIA Special Advisor Donovan Rourke, to stop the attack. But when Donovan and Nell are finally ready to stop it, they realize they've been deceived - and that thousands of Americans are about to die.

Nov 13, 2017
Buenos Aires noir by Buenos Aires noir

"Buenos Aires: city of contrasts, contradictions; always on the edge of chaos; in love with its own disorder despite the crude, transitory violence, the lack of law and order, the ubiquitously hurled insult, the thunderous boom of traffic, and honking, hurled curses. Its inhabitants love/hate the city. In the language of the port-dwellers, irony is currency. The multimillionaires of Puerto Madero deal in this irony with as fluently as the workers in the "misery cities," which is what we call the

Nov 16, 2017
Butcher's moon by Stark, Richard, 1933-2008. Butcher's moon

Provided by amazon.com.

Nov 12, 2017
Canal Days calamity by Blair, Jamie M., author. Canal Days calamity

Cameron Cripps-Hayman is taken aback when she stumbles upon another murdered neighbor, this time behind her sister’s shop, Dog Diggity. The timing couldn’t be worse, as there’s only a week left before the store’s grand opening during Canal Days, the biggest festival of the year. When the police arrest her handyman, Cameron knows they have the wrong suspect, so she and the rest of the Metamora Action Agency set their sights on cracking the case. They’ve got one solved murder under their belts?how

Nov 12, 2017
Club dead by Harris, Charlaine. Club dead

Sookie's boyfriend has been very distant-in another state, distant. Now she's off to Mississippi to mingle with the underworld at Club Dead-a little haunt where the vampire elite go to chill out. But when she finally finds Bill-caught in an act of betrayal-she's not sure whether to save him ... or sharpen some stakes.

Nov 16, 2017
Crazy like a fox - a novel by Brown, Rita Mae, author. Crazy like a fox - a novel

An "investigation into a missing and very valuable object flushes out murder, ghosts, and old family rivalries. Now "Sister" Jane Arnold and a pack of four-legged friends must catch the scent of a killer and unearth a long-buried truth"--

Nov 13, 2017
Cremains of the day by Simon, Misty, author. Cremains of the day

Provided by amazon.com.

Nov 13, 2017
Dark asylum by Thomson, E. S., author. Dark asylum

When the principal physician for Angel Meadow Asylum is found brutally murdered, Jem Flockhart and Will Quatermain pursue the story through the darkest corners of London. From the depths of a notorious rookery, to brothels, gallows, graveyards and the convict fleet, Jem and Will find themselves caught up in a web of dark secrets and hidden identities.

Nov 16, 2017
Dark signal by Baker, Shannon, 1960- author. Dark signal

Who would want to kill Chad Mills? Kate finds that he made a few enemies as president of the railroad workers union. Meanwhile his widow is behaving oddly. And why was his neighbor Josh Stevens at the Mills house on the night of the accident? While her loud and meddling family conspires to help Kate past her divorce, State Patrol Officer Trey closes in on Josh Stevens as the suspect. Kate doesn't believe it. She may not have the experience, but she's lived in the Sandhills her whole life, and kn

Nov 12, 2017
Dead of winter by Staub, Wendy Corsi, author. Dead of winter

In Valley View, a small town populated by mediums, a superstitious killer is on the prowl and gunning for Bella Jordan, who witnessed one of his body dumps, and the whole town must come together to stop the murderer before he strikes again.

Nov 12, 2017
Dead until dark by Harris, Charlaine. Dead until dark

Sookie Stackhouse is a cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana, but she keeps to herself and doesn't date much because of her "disability" to read minds. When she meets Bill, Sookie can't hear a word he's thinking. He's the type of guy she's waited for all of her life, but he has a disability, too--he's a vampire with a bad reputation. When one of Sookie's coworkers is killed, she fears she's next. Sookie Stackhouse is just a small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana. Until the vamp

Nov 16, 2017
Death at the Emerald by Koreto, Richard J., author. Death at the Emerald

When the thirty-year-old disappearance of a famous actress becomes the obsession of an elderly family friend, Lady Frances Ffolkes immerses herself in the world of Edwardian theater and the motion-picture craze in London to unravel a dangerous conspiracy.

Nov 12, 2017
Death at Thorburn Hall by Deering, Julianna, author. Death at Thorburn Hall

Drew Farthering finds a new mystery on his hands when he arrives at Thorburn Hall in Scotland for the 1935 British Open. His host, Lord Rainsby, asks Drew to investigate a suspected embezzler and then dies in a suspicious accident the next day. Thorburn Hall is full of guests with motives for the killing. Can Drew discover the killer among them?

Nov 16, 2017
Desert remains - a Gus Parker and Alex Mills novel by Cooper, Steven, 1961- author. Desert remains - a Gus Parker and Alex Mills novel

"Detective Alex Mills turns to psychic Gus Parker to help him solve a series of baffling murders perpetrated by a deranged killer who leaves his victims' bodies and taunting clues in the desert surrounding Phoenix, AZ"--

Nov 12, 2017
Drape expectations by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Drape expectations

"These days, home stager Caprice De Luca's calendar is a full house. Her grandmother's health is failing, her wayward uncle is stirring the pot, and she's torn between two equally eligible suitors. With so much drama in her personal life, Caprice is grateful to have Ace Richland, a former 80s rock star, ask her to stage his girlfriend's house. But Alanna Goodwin is a tough customer who balks at Caprice's ideas and all but commandeers the staging. Caprice almost isn't surprised when the snappish

Nov 13, 2017
Dying to live - a Detective Kubu mystery by Stanley, Michael, author. Dying to live - a Detective Kubu mystery

A Bushman is discovered dead near the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Although the man looks old enough to have died of natural causes, the police suspect foul play, and the body is sent to Gaborone for an autopsy. Pathologist Ian MacGregor confirms the cause of death as a broken neck, but is greatly puzzled by the man's physiology. Although he's obviously very old, his internal organs look remarkably young. He calls in Assistant Superintendent David "Kubu" Bengu. When the Bushman's corpse is sto

Nov 17, 2017
Easy errors - a Posadas County mystery by Havill, Steven, author. Easy errors - a Posadas County mystery

The 22nd Posadas County Mystery, is a prequel to the prequel of the series, One Perfect Shot. It explores the younger Gastner, introduces Sheriff Eduardo Salcido, and traces the development of series stalwarts. When the first Posadas County mystery, Heartshot, published in 1991, Bill Gastner was the county Undersheriff. Over time Bill became Sheriff, then retired, and Robert Torrez took over the top spot. But what were Torrez's first days as a rookie officer like? Terrible! It's 1986. Undersheri

Nov 16, 2017
Eaves of destruction by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author. Eaves of destruction

At the annual Victorian Home and Garden Tour, Lighthouse Cove, California's premier contractor, Shannon Hammer, realizes that the competition is about to turn deadly ... Shannon is in high demand among rival homeowners, who will do anything to win Best in Show. One-upmanship and even espionage break out among neighbors, construction crews, decorators, and landscapers. Thanks to several new hires, Shannon is sure she can handle the extra load--until murder throws a wrench in the works. The small

Nov 16, 2017
Echo Park by Connelly, Michael, 1956- Echo Park

Detective Harry Bosch, now in the Open-unsolved Unit, receives a call from the DA telling him a serial killer has confessed to several murders. Harry must interview the man about a case he couldn't crack involving the murder of a 22-year-old woman whose body was never found.

Nov 16, 2017
Etched in Tears by Hollon, Cheryl Etched in Tears

Nov 13, 2017
Even if it kills her by White, Kate, 1950- author. Even if it kills her

"Bailey Weggins’ great new friend in college, Jillian Lowe, had everything going for her. Pretty, popular, and whip-smart, she lit up any room that she walked into. All of that dramatically changed during her sophomore year, when a neighbor became unhinged and murdered her family. Jillian immediately left school, and ever since, Bailey has felt guilty for not staying in closer contact and being a greater support to her friend. Now, sixteen years later, Bailey is shocked to see Jillian at her boo

Nov 12, 2017
Every breath you take by Clark, Mary Higgins, author. Every breath you take

“Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke are back with their fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Under Suspicion series; Every Breath You Take follows television producer’s Laurie Moran investigation of the unsolved Met Gala murder—in which a wealthy widow was pushed to her death from the famous museum’s rooftop. Laurie Moran’s professional life is a success—her television show Under Suspicion is a hit, both in the ratings and its record of solving cold cases. But her r

Nov 12, 2017
Fixing to die by James, Miranda, author. Fixing to die

It's autumn down south, and An'gel and Dickce Ducote are in Natchez, Mississippi, at the request of Mary Turner Catlin, the granddaughter of an old friend. Mary and her husband, Henry Howard, live in Cliffwood, one of the beautiful antebellum homes for which Natchez is famous. Odd things have been happening in the house for years, and the French Room in particular has become the focal point for spooky sensations. The Ducotes suspect the ghostly goings-on are caused by the living, but when a rela

Nov 16, 2017
Full curl by Butler, Dave, 1958- author. Full curl

"Jenny Willson is a hard-edged, caustic-witted warden from Banff National Park who considers poachers and ladder-climbing bureaucrats equally repulsive and worthy of the same painful fate. Does keeping her promise to protect her park from them mean crossing lines and putting her career at risk? When Willson discovers animals disappearing from Canada's mountain parks, she begins a complex investigation that follows a trail of deceit, distraction, and murder. With a growing list of victims, animal

Nov 12, 2017
Gilt by association by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Gilt by association

"Between training her new puppy, helping her sister with her baby, and searching for the perfect vintage dress for Kismet's Valentines' Day dance, home-stager Caprice De Luca has a lot on her to-do list. But she's never too busy to do a little staging, and she's looking forward to thawing February's frozen real estate market with her Hearts and Flowers Open House. Her client Louise Downing's romantically decorated home practically staged itself. But when Louise is found murdered, Caprice is forc

Nov 13, 2017
Gin and panic - a mystery by Chance, Maia, author. Gin and panic - a mystery

Former socialite Lola Woodby, not-so-discreet private eye in Prohibition-era New York City, along with her grim Swedish sidekick, Berta, take on a piece-of-cake job: retrieving a rhinoceros trophy from the Connecticut mansion of big game hunter Rudy Montgomery. After all, their client, Lord Sudley, promises them a handsome paycheck, and the gin and tonics will be free. But no sooner do they arrive at Montgomery Hall than Rudy is shot dead with a houseful of suspicious characters standing by. Lor

Nov 17, 2017
Hardcore twenty-four - a Stephanie Plum novel by Evanovich, Janet, author. Hardcore twenty-four - a Stephanie Plum novel

"Stephanie Plum is a bounty hunter who often runs into trouble on the job, but she has family, friends, and several men to help her out of sticky situations. There's Lula, a plus-sized former hooker turned bounty hunter, and Grandma Mazur, Stephanie's outrageous grandmother who packs a gun and sometimes tags along on cases."--

Nov 14, 2017
Hark the Herald Angels Slay. by Hark the Herald Angels Slay.

Nov 17, 2017
Heaven's crooked finger - an Earl Marcus mystery by Early, Hank, author. Heaven's crooked finger - an Earl Marcus mystery

Earl Marcus thought he had left the mountains of Georgia behind forever, and with them, the painful memories of a childhood spent under the fundamentalist rule of his father RJ's church--a church built on fear, penance, and the twisting, writhing mass of snakes. But then an ominous photo of RJ is delivered to Earl's home. The photograph is dated long after his father's burial, and there's no doubt that the man in the picture is very much alive.

Nov 12, 2017
Hidden scars - a Sam Blackman mystery by De Castrique, Mark, author. Hidden scars - a Sam Blackman mystery

When Asheville, NC, private eyes Sam Blackman and Nakayla Robertson are asked by an eighty-year-old client to investigate the suspicious death of her brother, they warn her there is little chance of success. Paul Weaver died nearly seventy years earlier. The only documentation she has is the sole surviving copy of a coroner's report stating his death was caused by an accidental fall while hiking. There's a red flag: local son Weaver knew every inch of the mountain trails. The returning World War

Nov 16, 2017
How the finch stole Christmas! - a Meg Langslow mystery by Andrews, Donna, author. How the finch stole Christmas! - a Meg Langslow mystery

As in her previous Christmas mysteries, Six Geese a-Slaying, Duck the Halls, and The Nightingale Before Christmas, Andrews continues to write “firmly in the grand tradition of Agatha Christie’s Christmas books” (Toronto Globe and Mail). New York Times bestselling author Donna Andrews takes us home to Caerphilly for the holidays in her new hilarious Christmas mystery How the Finch Stole Christmas! Meg's husband has decided to escalate his one-man show of Dickens' A Christmas Carol into a full-sca

Nov 17, 2017
I've got my eyes on you by Clark, Mary Higgins, author. I've got my eyes on you

Nov 12, 2017
Imitation in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- Imitation in death

Summer 2059. A man wearing a cape and a top hat approaches a prostitute on a dark New York City street. Minutes later, the woman is dead. Left at the scene is a letter addressed to Lieutenant Eve Dallas, inviting her to play his game and unveil his identity. He signs it "Jack."

Nov 16, 2017
Infinite ground by MacInnes, Martin, author. Infinite ground

""Stunning--a totally original, surreal mystery shot through with hints of the best of Cesar Aira, Vladimir Nabokov, Angela Carter, and Julio Cortazar. Smart, clever, and honest. I doubt you've read anything quite like it." --Jeff VanderMeer, author of The Southern Reachtrilogy During a sweltering South American summer, a family convenes for dinner at a restaurant. Midway through the meal, Carlos gets up from the table and disappears. An experienced, semi-retired detective takes the case, but wh

Nov 12, 2017
Jimmy the kid - a Dortmunder novel by Westlake, Donald E., author. Jimmy the kid - a Dortmunder novel

"Kelp has a plan, and John Dortmunder knows that means trouble. His friend Kelp is a jinx, and his schemes, no matter how well intentioned, tend to spiral quickly out of control. But this one, Kelp swears, is airtight. He read it in a book. In county lock-up for a traffic charge, Kelp came across a library of trashy novels by an author named Richard Stark. The hero is a thief named Parker whose plans, unlike Kelp and Dortmunder's, always work out. In one, Parker orchestrates a kidnapping so bril

Nov 17, 2017
Jupiter's bones - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye. Jupiter's bones - a Decker/Lazarus novel

LAPD detective Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus confront their most shocking case when they investigate the murder of Father Jupiter, leader of a notorious cult, the order of the Rings of God.

Nov 16, 2017
Justice - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye. Justice - a Decker/Lazarus novel

A prom queen is strangled in a Los Angeles motel during an orgy of booze and sex. A youth confesses to the murder and the case is closed. But Detective Peter Decker finds the whole thing too easy and pursues the case on his own.

Nov 16, 2017
Knit to kill by Canadeo, Anne, 1955- author. Knit to kill

While on a weekend getaway to Osprey Island to unwind before Black Sheep member Lucy Binger's wedding, a prominent member of the community is murdered, turning the idyllic setting into a crime scene. The knitters step into the investigation when the husband of Black Sheep Suzanne Cavanaugh's friend and the group's host Amy is the prime suspect.

Nov 12, 2017
Lean mean thirteen by Evanovich, Janet. Lean mean thirteen

Mistake #1: Dickie Orr. Stephanie was married to him for about fifteen minutes before she caught him cheating on her with her arch-nemesis Joyce Barnhardt. Another fifteen minutes after that Stephanie filed for divorce, hoping to never see either one of them again. Mistake #2: Doing favors for super bounty hunter Carlos Manoso (a.k.a. Ranger). Ranger needs her to meet with Dickie and find out if he's doing something shady. Turns out, he is. Turns out, he's also back to doing Joyce Barnhardt. And

Nov 12, 2017
Lean mean thirteen by Evanovich, Janet. Lean mean thirteen

Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, along with her offbeat family and associates, embarks on her thirteenth perilous adventure.

Nov 13, 2017
Let darkness bury the dead - a Murdoch mystery by Jennings, Maureen, author. Let darkness bury the dead - a Murdoch mystery

Adapted from Amazon.com.

Nov 16, 2017
Loyalty in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- Loyalty in death

An unknown bomber is stalking New York City. He is sending Eve Dallas taunting letters promising to wreak mass terror and destruction among the "corrupt masses." And when his cruel web of deceit and destruction threatens those she cares for most, Even fights back. It's her city ... it's her job ... and it's hitting too close to home. Now, in a race against a ticking clock, Eve must make the pieces fit -- before the city falls.

Nov 16, 2017
Milk and honey - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye. Milk and honey - a Decker/Lazarus novel

A Los Angeles cop and a Jewish widow team up to solve the sticky murder of a family of beekeepers in California.

Nov 16, 2017
Mining for justice - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959- author. Mining for justice - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Chloe Ellefson is excited to be learning about Wisconsin's Cornish immigrants and mining history while on temporary assignment at Pendarvis, a historic site in charming Mineral Point. But when her boyfriend, police officer Roelke McKenna, discovers long-buried human remains in the root cellar of an old Cornish cottage, Chloe reluctantly agrees to mine the historical record for answers. She soon finds herself in the center of a heated and deadly controversy that threatens to close Pendarvis. Whil

Nov 12, 2017
Montreal noir by Montreal noir

Nov 16, 2017
Mr. Campion's abdication by Ripley, Mike. Mr. Campion's abdication

‘So where exactly did Albert Campion stand on the Abdication?’ ‘Behind the throne, slightly to the left?’ suggested Commander Charles Luke. Margery Allingham’s Mr Campion finds himself masquerading as technical advisor to a very suspicious but glamorous Italian film producer and her crew hunting for buried treasure that never was in the Suffolk village of Heronhoe near Pontisbright which used to host trysts between Edward VIII and Mrs Wallis Simpson. ‘When it came to the Abdication Crisis in ’36

Nov 12, 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 weeks

Nov 16, 2017
Much ado about murder by Duncan, Elizabeth J., author. Much ado about murder

When the up-and-coming new British director for the Catskills Shakespeare Theater Company's production of "Much Ado About Nothing" is found dead, a presumed suicide, costume designer Charlotte Fairfax investigates.

Nov 12, 2017
Murder in an English village - a Beryl and Edwina mystery by Ellicott, Jessica, author. Murder in an English village - a Beryl and Edwina mystery

As friends, the boisterous and brash American Beryl couldn't be less alike than the prim and proper British Edwina. But as sleuths in an England recovering from the Great War, they're the perfect match. 1920: Flying in the face of convention, legendary American adventuress Beryl Helliwell never fails to surprise and shock. The last thing her adoring public would expect is that she craves some peace and quiet. The humdrum hamlet of Walmsley Parva in the English countryside seems just the ticket.

Nov 12, 2017
Murder in Grosvenor Square by Gardner, Ashley. Murder in Grosvenor Square

"Captain Gabriel Lacey begins Spring 1818 preparing for a duel. But while he focuses on the affair of honor, darkness, greed, and death stalk the streets of London and bring tragedy to a family Lacey has grown close to. With the aid of Lucius Grenville, London’s most famous dandy, and Brewster, a ruffian employed by an underworld criminal, Lacey’s investigation takes him from the elegant mansions of Grosvenor Square to the squalid lanes of Seven Dials, to houses that practice a highly illegal tr

Nov 16, 2017
Nail's crossing - a novel by Lackey, Kris, 1953- author. Nail's crossing - a novel

Tribal Lighthorse policeman Bill Maytubby and county deputy Hannah Bond discover a body in a remote area of Oklahoma, and set out to investigate her murder and recreate her last days. Maytubby and Bond crisscross Oklahoma, meeting a myriad of characters and suspects. Maytubby travels to Louisiana, and uncovers a potential conspiracy. He and Bond eventually reunite in the Chickasaw Nation for a final face-off at Nail's Crossing.

Nov 16, 2017
Nantucket red tickets - a Henry Kennis mystery by Axelrod, Steven, author. Nantucket red tickets - a Henry Kennis mystery

It's Christmas Eve on Nantucket and prominent businessman Jackson Blum is about to live out his own version of A Christmas Carol.

Nov 16, 2017
New York dead by Woods, Stuart, author. New York dead

Nov 16, 2017
Night market by Pembrey, Daniel, author. Night market

"When Henk van der Pol is asked by the Justice Minister to infiltrate a team investigating an online child exploitation network, he can hardly say no - he's at the mercy of prominent government figures in The Hague. But he soon realises the case is far more complex than he was led to believe... Picking up from where The Harbour Master ended, this new investigation sees Detective Van der Pol once again put his life on the line as he wades the murky waters between right and wrong in his search for

Nov 12, 2017
Not a creature was purring by Davis, Krista, author. Not a creature was purring

While preparing for the town's Christkindl Market and dealing with an unexpected love triangle, Holly Miller stumbles upon the corpse of a pet-clothing tycoon. She and her dedicated pet detectives, must sniff out a killer. Includes recipes for owners and their pets.

Nov 12, 2017
Outside the wire - a Pacific homicide novel by Smiley, Patricia, author. Outside the wire - a Pacific homicide novel

Homicide detective Davie Richards is called to an airport parking garage to investigate the shooting of a retired U.S. Army Ranger. Missing personal items point to a robbery, but Davie suspects a more sinister motive when she notices only one military dog tag around the Ranger's neck. Could the murderer have taken the other as a memento of the kill? As Davie unravels baffling clues, one murder becomes two and a pattern begins to emerge. Racing to save the killer's next victim, Davie is led to a

Nov 12, 2017
Plum lovin' by Evanovich, Janet. Plum lovin'

Receiving simultaneous caches of love letters and hate mail, Connie Rosolli enlists the aid of Lula, Grandma Mazur, and the enigmatic Diesel when she becomes suspicious that her secret admirer and stalker are the same person.

Nov 13, 2017
Plum lovin' by Evanovich, Janet. Plum lovin'

Receiving simultaneous caches of love letters and hate mail, Connie Rosolli enlists the aid of Lula, Grandma Mazur, and the enigmatic Diesel when she becomes suspicious that her secret admirer and stalker are the same person.

Nov 16, 2017
Prayers for the dead - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye. Prayers for the dead - a Decker/Lazarus novel

LAPD homicide detective Peter Decker investigates the murder of famed heart surgeon Azor Sparks, but cannot seem to find an angle among the conflicting stories of the doctor's heirs, his jealous colleagues, and a gang of outlaw bikers.

Nov 16, 2017
Pulse by Francis, Felix, author. Pulse

"A smartly dressed man has been found unconscious at the local racecourse and is rushed to the hospital, where he subsequently dies. But who is he? Where does he come from? He had no form of identification on him, and no one claims the body. Doctor Chris Rankin, a specialist who treated the deceased--and who struggles with mental health issues--is intrigued by the nameless dead man, obsessed even, and starts asking questions. However, someone doesn't want the questions answered and will go to an

Nov 12, 2017
Purple palette for murder by Harlick, R. J., 1946- author. Purple palette for murder

"Meg Harris is forced to leave the sanctuary of Three Deer Point and fly to Yellowknife, where her stepdaughter lies near death and her husband is in jail for killing a man. Expecting to find Eric shouting his innocence, she instead finds him cowed and willing to do hard time. But Meg doesn't believe he's guilty. Convinced that there's more to the murder victim - and the attack on her stepdaughter - than the police think, Meg finds herself on a sordid trail of family secrets and greed, hoping sh

Nov 16, 2017
Quarry's climax by Collins, Max Allan, author. Quarry's climax

Memphis, 1975. "Raunchy" doesn't begin to describe Max Climer's magazine, Climax, or his all-hours strip club, or his planned video empire. And evangelists, feminists, and local watchdog groups all want him out of business. But someone wants more than that, and has hired a killer to end Max's career permanently. Only another hit man - the ruthless professional known as Quarry, star of the acclaimed series on Cinemax - can keep Climer from becoming a casualty in the Sexual Revolution.

Nov 12, 2017
Quick & dirty by Woods, Stuart, author. Quick & dirty

"When a slam-bang of a crime brings a beautiful new client into Stone Barrington's office, little does he know his association with her will pull him into a far more serpentine mystery in the exclusive world of art. It's a business where a rare find could make a career--and a collection--and mistakes in judgment are costly. And under its genteel and high-minded veneer lurks an assortment of grifters and malfeasants eager to cash in on the game. In the exclusive world of New York City's luxury pe

Nov 17, 2017
Ring in the year with murder by Wallace, Auralee, author. Ring in the year with murder

This New Year's Eve, Erica's resolution is to have a great night--even if it kills her. She is, after all, at the party to end all parties: a Great Gatsby--themed gala sure to be the talk of Otter Lake, New Hampshire. With her perfectly finger-waved hair, borrowed pearls, and scarlet flapper dress, Erica is determined to be unflappable, despite the presence of her ex, Sheriff Grady Forrester, and his hot date, a bubbly blonde who has a hard time holding her drink. Literally ... In a plot twist a

Nov 13, 2017
Seeds of revenge by Tyson, Wendy, 1969- author. Seeds of revenge

"Megan Sawyer is determined to farm year-round. So much so that she braves a December snowstorm to pitch her fresh greenhouse greens to Philadelphia chefs. And then she sees a stranger stranded on the side of the road."--Cover.

Nov 16, 2017
Seven up by Evanovich, Janet. Seven up

All New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has to do is bring in semi-retired bail jumper Eddie DeChooch. For an old man he's still got a knack for slipping out of sight -- and raising hell. How else can Stephanie explain the bullet-riddled corpse in Eddie's garden? Who else would have a clue as to why two of Stephanie's friends suddenly vanished? For answers Stephanie has the devil to pay: her mentor, Ranger. The deal? He'll give Stephanie all the help she needs -- if she gives him everything

Nov 16, 2017
Shades of wrath by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Shades of wrath

Between her booming business, her family, and her work rescuing stray animals, home stager Caprice De Luca's life is packed. But when a murder unsettles peaceful Kismet, Pennsylvania, she adds amateur sleuth to her resume. Thanks to a wealthy patron, Kismet's women's shelter, Sunrise Tomorrow, has inherited a run-down mansion. Now the shelter's director, Wendy Newcomb, wants Caprice's decorating expertise. Caprice is happy to help, but when she glimpses a few heated encounters between Wendy and

Nov 13, 2017
Silence by Quinn, Anthony (Anthony J.), author. Silence

A bizarre road accident propels Celcius Daly into an investigation that could reveal the truth about his mother's death thirty years ago Father Aloysius Walsh spent the last years of his life painstakingly collecting evidence of a yearlong killing spree, unparalleled savagery that blighted Ireland's borderlands at the end of the 1970s. Pinned to his bedroom wall, a macabre map charts the grim territory of death--victims, weapons, wounds, dates--and somehow, amid the forest of pins and notes, he

Nov 16, 2017
Silence of the lamps by Smith, Karen Rose, author. Silence of the lamps

Just when Caprice thought things were getting serious with her boyfriend Grant, his pretty ex-wife swoops into town and nabs his attention. Uncle Dom is living with her parents and desperately needs a new job. And her sister Nikki's catering business is threatened when rival Drew Pierson starts eating away at her share of the market. Things could not possibly get more chaotic when Drew is found bludgeoned to death by one of his grandmother's antique Tiffany lamps--and Nikki is the number one sus

Nov 13, 2017
Silent partner - an Alex Delaware novel by Kellerman, Jonathan. Silent partner - an Alex Delaware novel

Psychologist-sleuth Alex Delaware hunts for clues to the death of an old flame, Sharon Ransom, a search that takes him through California's wealthy enclaves and one family's dark past.

Nov 16, 2017
Six stories by Wesolowski, Matt, author. Six stories

1997. Scarclaw Fell. The body of teenager Tom Jeffries is found at an Outward Bound center. Verdict? Misadventure. But not everyone is convinced. And the truth of what happened in the beautiful but eerie fell is locked in the memories of the tight-knit group of friends who embarked on that fateful trip, and the flimsy testimony of those living nearby. 2017. Enter elusive investigative journalist Scott King, whose podcast examinations of complicated cases have rivaled the success of Serial, with

Nov 16, 2017
Sizzling sixteen by Evanovich, Janet. Sizzling sixteen

Someone wants to kill Vinnie, but who? The list is long, and it's up to Stephanie to whittle it down to one.

Nov 13, 2017
Slay bells ring by Smith, Karen Rose. Slay bells ring

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, especially now that Caprice De Luca has wrapped up her holiday-themed staging gig at a stunning historic home in downtown Kismet, Pennsylvania. Behind all the red ribbon and glowing string lights, homeowners Chris and Sara Merriweather have it all. But Chris, a Vietnam vet who plays Santa every year at the community park, has been displaying strange behavior after a recent trip to Washington, D.C. The joy of the season vanishes entirely when Chris is

Nov 13, 2017
Sleep no more - six murderous tales by James, P. D., author. Sleep no more - six murderous tales

An anthology of six previously uncollected stories explores the memories, emotional machinations, rationalizations, dreams, and desires of people who get away with the perfect murder or who help keep information about a killing secret.

Nov 16, 2017
Smoke and mirrors - a Miss Barnum mystery by Daniels, Casey, author. Smoke and mirrors - a Miss Barnum mystery

Evie Barnum is in charge of her brother's museum, a place teeming with scientific specimens and "human prodigies" including a bearded woman and the lizard man. In this weird and whacky workplace, Evie hopes she can bury her secrets. But when an old friend shows up and begs for her help, she does all she can to stay away. The next time she sees him, he is dead in front of the exhibit of the Feejee Mermaid. Suspicion for the murder falls on Jeffrey, known as the Lizard Man, but Evie knows it isn't

Nov 12, 2017
Sugar cookie murder - a Hannah Swensen holiday mystery with recipes by Fluke, Joanne, 1943- Sugar cookie murder - a Hannah Swensen holiday mystery with recipes

During the Christmas party at Lake Eden's community center, Hannah Swensen stumbles upon a murder when Martin Dubinski's new wife, a former Las Vegas showgirl, is found dead with Hannah's mother's silver cake knife buried in her cleavage.

Nov 16, 2017
Swimming to Catalina - a novel by Woods, Stuart, author. Swimming to Catalina - a novel

When an actor's wife is abducted in Hollywood, the husband turns for help to lawyer Stone Barrington, the wife's ex-boyfriend. For Barrington, it is a dangerous assignment as the Mafia is involved, but he knows danger, having been a New York policeman.

Nov 16, 2017
Tears of the giraffe by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- Tears of the giraffe

Mma "Precious" Ramotswe is now engaged to Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni, the kind owner of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. This new development provokes a hostile reaction from Mr. Matekoni's unscrupulous maid, who quickly begins plotting the disintegration of the engagement. Despite all this, duty calls, and Mma Ramotswe is asked to help find an American woman's son who has been missing in Africa for 10 years.

Nov 17, 2017
The Alexandria affair by Gardner, Ashley, author. The Alexandria affair

"Captain Gabriel Lacey accompanies famous dandy Lucius Grenville to Egypt, a land Lacey has long anticipated visiting. Lacey travels there for more than a simple holiday, however--James Denis has tasked him with finding an "object" in Alexandria and procuring it, whatever the cost. The task does not turn out to be so simple. Locating what Denis wants in the teeming city proves difficult, sending Lacey and Grenville exploring tombs and temples down the Nile. Lacey must deal with treasure hunters,

Nov 13, 2017
The big book of rogues and villains by The big book of rogues and villains

The best mysteries--whether detective, historical, police procedural, cozy, or comedy--have one thing in common: a memorable perpetrator. For every Sherlock Holmes or Sam Spade in noble pursuit, there's a Count Dracula, a Lester Leith, or a Jimmy Valentine. These are the rogues and villains who haunt our imaginations--and who often have more in common with their heroic counterparts than we might expect. Now, for the first time ever, Otto Penzler gathers the iconic traitors, thieves, con men,

Nov 17, 2017
The black echo by Connelly, Michael, 1956- The black echo

For LAPD homicide cop Harry Bosch -- hero, maverick, nighthawk -- the body in the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is more than another anonymous statistic. This one is personal. The dead man, Billy Meadows, was a fellow Vietnam "tunnel rat" who fought side by side with him in a nightmare underground war that brought them to the depths of hell. Now, Bosch is about to relive the horror of Nam. From a dangerous maze of blind alleys to a daring criminal heist beneath the city to the tortuous link that m

Nov 16, 2017
The burnt house - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye. The burnt house - a Decker/Lazarus novel

In the aftermath of a suspicious commuter plane crash in Los Angeles, police lieutenant Peter Decker investigates the claims of one family that foul play had been involved, a suspicion that gains credibility when a key victim is discovered to be someone else.

Nov 16, 2017
The concrete blonde by Connelly, Michael, 1956- The concrete blonde

Having shot the notorious serial killer, the "Dollmaker," four years earlier, maverick LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch finds himself in court, defending himself against a lawsuit that claims he killed the wrong man.

Nov 12, 2017
The forgotten - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye. The forgotten - a Decker/Lazarus novel

Having submitted for counseling a troubled wealthy teen who desecrated a synagogue, Rina Lazarus discovers there is more to the case when the boy and his therapists are murdered.

Nov 16, 2017
The ghost of Christmas past by Bowen, Rhys, author. The ghost of Christmas past

"Semi-retired private detective Molly Murphy Sullivan is suffering from depression after a miscarriage following her adventure in San Francisco during the earthquake of 1906. She and her husband, Daniel, are invited for Christmas at a mansion on the Hudson, and they gratefully accept, expecting a peaceful and relaxing holiday season. Not long after they arrive, however, they start to feel the tension in the house's atmosphere. Then they learn that the host couple's young daughter wandered out in

Nov 16, 2017
The ghosts of Galway by Bruen, Ken, author. The ghosts of Galway

"As well-versed in politics, pop culture, and crime fiction as he is ill-fated in life, Jack Taylor is recovering from a mistaken medical diagnosis and a failed suicide attempt. In need of money, and with former cop on his resume, Jack has been hired as a night-shift security guard. But his Ukrainian boss has Jack in mind for a bit of off-the-books work. He wants Jack to find what some claim to be the first true book of heresy, The Red Book, currently in the possession of a rogue priest who is h

Nov 16, 2017
The glamorous dead by Gates, Suzanne, author. The glamorous dead

"Set in the dream factory of the 1940s, this glittering debut novel follows a young Hollywood hopeful into a star-studded web of scandal, celebrity, and murder... The chipped pink nail polish is a dead giveaway-- no pun intended. When a human thumb is discovered near a Hollywood nightclub, it doesn't take long for the police to identify its owner. Miss Penny Harp would recognize that pink anywhere: it belongs to her best friend, Rosemary. And so does the rest of the body buried beneath it.

Nov 13, 2017
The habit of murder - the twenty-third chronicle of Matthew Batholomew by Gregory, Susanna, 1958- author. The habit of murder - the twenty-third chronicle of Matthew Batholomew

The medieval sleuth and physician Matthew Bartholomew foils another dastardly plot. In 1360 a deputation from Cambridge ventures to the Suffolk town of Clare in the hope that the wealthy Elizabeth de Burgh has left a legacy to Michaelhouse. Yet when they arrive they discover that the report of her death is false and that the college seems destined for bankruptcy. Determined to see if some of its well-heeled citizens can be persuaded to sponsor Michaelhouse, Matthew Bartholomew, Brother Michael a

Nov 12, 2017
The house of unexpected sisters by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author. The house of unexpected sisters

"Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are approached by their part-time colleague, Mr. Polopetsi, with a troubling story: a woman, accused of being rude to a valued customer, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an office furniture store. Never one to let an act of injustice go unanswered, Mma Ramotswe begins to investig

Nov 12, 2017
The house on Foster Hill by Wright, Jaime Jo, author. The house on Foster Hill

Nov 16, 2017
The lizard's bite by Hewson, David, 1953- The lizard's bite

Ordered to investigate the apparently open-and-shut case of a fire in a glass foundry that had claimed two lives, Italian detectives Nic Costa and his partner dig deeply into the insular glass-making region of Murano and the strange Arcangeli family, uncovering the dark and dangerous world that lurks beneath the city's glittering facade.

Nov 16, 2017
The Mercedes coffin by Kellerman, Faye. The Mercedes coffin

When a billionaire heiress connects a recent high-profile murder to an unsolved killing from fifteen years earlier, LAPD lieutenant Peter Decker schedules an interview with a detective from the first case, only to learn of the man's suspicious suicide, which prompts his collaboration with his wife and daughter to solve the case.

Nov 16, 2017
The motive from the deed by Wynn, Patricia. The motive from the deed

Hester Keane's brother is implicated in the murder of a notorious London bookseller in the shadow of St. Dunstan's Church.

Nov 12, 2017
The overlook - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author. The overlook - a novel

Having left the LAPD's Open Unsolved Unit for the prestigious Homicide Special squad, Harry Bosch investigates the murder of a doctor whose death is linked to the theft of a dangerous radioactive substance that Harry fears may be part of a terrorist plot.

Nov 16, 2017
The question of the absentee father - an Asperger's mystery by Copperman, E. J., 1957- author. The question of the absentee father - an Asperger's mystery

Samuel Hoenig, proprietor of Questions Answered, doesn't have strong feelings about his estranged father, but when his mother receives an enigmatic letter and asks him where his father lives, Samuel is duty bound to provide an answer. Unfortunately, answering this question means traveling to Los Angeles with his associate, Ms. Washburn. The personality traits of Asperger's Syndrome make flying across the country a major challenge for Samuel... and it's nothing compared to the danger they'll fac

Nov 12, 2017
The reversal - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author. The reversal - a novel

Longtime defense attorney Mickey Haller is recruited to change stripes and prosecute the high-profile retrial of a brutal child murder. After 24 years in prison, convicted killer Jason Jessup has been exonerated by new DNA evidence. Haller is convinced Jessup is guilty, and he takes the case on the condition that he gets to choose his investigator, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch. Together, Bosch and Haller set off on a case fraught with political and personal danger. Opposing them is Jessup, now out

Nov 16, 2017
The sacred cut by Hewson, David. The sacred cut

"The snow is falling on the ancient streets of Rome. And in the heart of the city, under the Pantheon?s great dome, a woman?s body lies on the marble floor, carefully positioned with a gruesome carving on her back ... In David Hewson?s ingenious new thriller, this horrific murder hurtles Rome?s police force into a collision with U.S. agents?and a secret that has festered for fifteen years, now unraveling in the world?s most enigmatic city"--Publisher website.

Nov 16, 2017
The secret, book & scone society by Adams, Ellery, author. The secret, book & scone society

"Miracle Springs, North Carolina, is a place of healing. Strangers flock here hoping the natural hot springs, five-star cuisine, and renowned spa can cure their ills. If none of that works, they often find their way to Miracle Books, where, over a fresh-baked 'comfort' scone from the Gingerbread House bakery, they exchange their stories with owner Nora Pennington in return for a carefully chosen book. That's Nora's special talent -- prescribing the perfect novel to ease a person's deepest pain a

Nov 12, 2017
The shadow district - a thriller by Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961- author. The shadow district - a thriller

"A deeply compassionate story of old crimes and their consequences, The Shadow District is the first in a thrilling new series by internationally bestselling author Arnaldur Indridason. THE PAST In wartime Reykjavik, a young woman is found strangled in 'the shadow district', a rough and dangerous area of the city. An Icelandic detective and a member of the American military police are on the trail of a brutal killer. THE PRESENT A 90-year-old man is discovered dead on his bed, smothered with his

Nov 16, 2017
The skeleton paints a picture by Perry, Leigh, author. The skeleton paints a picture

Georgia Thackery, adjunct English professor, has a new job teaching at Falstone College of Art and Design, known as FAD to its students and faculty. Living in a borrowed bungalow during winter in the snowiest part of Massachusetts, Georgia feels her isolation weighing as heavily as the weather. Then she receives a package containing her best friend, Sid, a walking, talking skeleton who has lived with the Thackery family since Georgia was six. With Georgia working out of town, Sid was lonely too.

Nov 16, 2017
The sorcerer's appendix by Brackston, Paula. The sorcerer's appendix

When Gretel from the popular children's tale--now all grown up and working as a private investigator--takes on the case of a missing sorcerer, she doesn't realize that it will take her into the heart of the deep, dark woods, and face to face with an old enemy. Set in 1776 Bavaria.

Nov 16, 2017
The Thames river murders by Gardner, Ashley, author. The Thames river murders

Captain Lacey is asked by Peter Thompson of the Thames River Police to help him investigate a cold case - the murder of a woman found near the docks Thompson patrols. The investigation was sidelined, considered unsolvable, but Thompson has long wished to find her killer. Captain Lacey joins him in the hunt, entering a part of society that is closed to outsiders. Meanwhile, he must deal with his daughter's debut and more developments in his new domestic life, including a anonymous blackmailer who

Nov 16, 2017
The usual Santas - a collection of Soho Crime Christmas capers by The usual Santas - a collection of Soho Crime Christmas capers

"Nine mall Santas must find the imposter among them. An elderly lady seeks peace from her murderously loud neighbors at Christmastime. A young woman receives a mysterious invitation to Christmas dinner with a stranger. Niccolo` Machiavelli sets out to save an Italian city. Sherlock Holmes's one-time nemesis Irene Adler finds herself in an unexpected tangle in Paris while on a routine espionage assignment. Jane Austen searches for the Dowager Duchess of Wilborough's stolen diamonds. These and oth

Nov 17, 2017
The villa of mysteries by Hewson, David, 1953- The villa of mysteries

"In Rome?s crowded Campo dei Fiori, a woman rushes up to two carabinieri lounging in their sunglasses and uniforms, insisting that her sixteen-year-old daughter has just been abducted. Detective Nic Costa sees the scene unfold and intervenes. Because Costa knows what the two officers don?t: that in the morgue at Rome?s police headquarters, a forensic pathologist is examining the strange, mummified corpse of another girl, whose disappearance and death bear haunting similarities?."--Publisher desc

Nov 16, 2017
The vineyard victims by Crosby, Ellen, 1953- author. The vineyard victims

"When Jamison Vaughn --Virginia real estate mogul, vineyard owner, and failed US presidential candidate --drives his gold SUV into a stone pillar at the entrance to Montgomery Estate Vineyard, Lucie Montgomery is certain the crash was deliberate. But everyone else in town is equally sure that Jamie must have lost control of the SUV on a rain-slicked country road. In spite of being saddled with massive campaign debts from the election, Jamie is seemingly the man with the perfect life. What possib

Nov 16, 2017
Thread the halls by Wait, Lea. Thread the halls

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Nov 12, 2017
Trespass by Quinn, Anthony (Anthony J.), author. Trespass

"Detective Celcius Daly is investigating the abduction of a boy by a group of travelers already under investigation for smuggling and organized crime. As he digs into the child's background, he discovers a family secret linked to an unsolved crime during The Troubles--the disappearance of a young woman and her baby. Daly's investigation shakes loose some harrowing truths about the lawlessness of Northern Ireland's border country. Undergoing an internal investigation over his handling of the sear

Nov 16, 2017
Two for the dough by Evanovich, Janet. Two for the dough

Armed with attitude, not to mention stun gun, defense spray, killer flashlight and her mistrusted .38, Stephanie Plum, the bounty hunter from Trenton, New Jersey, goes after a man who skipped bail. He replies by taunting her in a gruesome manner, sending her bits and pieces of dead people. By the author of One for the Money.

Nov 13, 2017
Two kinds of truth by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author. Two kinds of truth

Harry Bosch is back as a volunteer working cold cases for the San Fernando police and is called out to a local drug store where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Bosch and the town's three-person detective squad sift through the clues, which lead into the dangerous big-business world of prescription drug abuse. Meanwhile, an old case from Bosch's LAPD days comes back to haunt him when a long-imprisoned killer claims Harry framed him and seems to have new evidence to prove it. Bosch left the

Nov 13, 2017
Unholy city - a Claire Codella mystery by Smith, Carrie, author. Unholy city - a Claire Codella mystery

When a senior churchwarden is found murdered in the herb garden of his Manhattan church, detectives Claire Codella and Brian Haggerty set aside their differences to identify a killer among several possible suspects.

Nov 12, 2017
Unnatural acts - a Stone Barrington novel by Woods, Stuart. Unnatural acts - a Stone Barrington novel

When a hedge fund billionaire hires Stone Barrington to talk some sense into his wayward son, it seems like an easy enough job; no one knows the hidden sins and temptations of the ultra-wealthy better than Stone. But as Stone and his erstwhile protege, Herbie Fisher, probe deeper into the case--and an old one comes back to haunt him--he realizes that even he may have underestimated just how far some people will go to cover up their crimes ... and plan new ones.

Nov 16, 2017
Unquiet spirits - a Sherlock Holmes adventure by MacBird, Bonnie, author. Unquiet spirits - a Sherlock Holmes adventure

London. December 1889. Fresh from debunking a "ghostly" hound in Dartmoor, Sherlock Holmes has returned to London, only to find himself the target of a deadly vendetta. A beautiful client arrives with a tale of ghosts, kidnapping and dynamite on a whisky estate in Scotland, but brother Mycroft trumps all with an urgent assignment in the South of France. On the fabled Riviera, Holmes and Watson encounter treachery, explosions, rival French Detective Jean Vidocq ... and a terrible discovery. This

Nov 12, 2017
Visions of sugar plums by Evanovich, Janet. Visions of sugar plums

A holiday adventure finds Stephanie Plum struggling to remove an intruder from her apartment and falling for a mysterious newcomer.

Nov 13, 2017
Watery grave by Alexander, Bruce, 1932-2003. Watery grave

In this third adventure, Sir John Fielding returns in his most baffling case yet. His stepson returns from high seas with tales of storms and a captain overboard. Was it an accident, or was it murder? Fielding is asked to investigate, but discovers considerably more than he'd bargained for. Filled with the authentic sights and sounds of eighteenth-century London, and with a supremely colorful and varied cast of characters, Watery Grave is in every way a delight to read. "Fielding's detection . .

Nov 12, 2017
Weycombe - a novel of suspense by Malliet, G. M., 1951- author. Weycombe - a novel of suspense

Weycombe is the chocolate-box village of everyones dreams. For American Jillian White, a gated life of pleasure and comfort with her titled English husband was a fantasy come true. But the murder of a local estate agent mars the villages so-pretty surface. Are people actually dying to live in Weycombe? Jill investigates, piecing together clues along the snaking paths and winding lanes of her adopted village. She knows truth has many versions, depending on who is doing the telling.

Nov 12, 2017
Wolves in the dark - [No. 19 - Varg Veum] by Staalesen, Gunnar, 1947-, author. Wolves in the dark - [No. 19 - Varg Veum]

Reeling from the death of his great love, Karin, Varg Veum's life has descended into a self-destructive spiral of alcohol, lust, grief and blackouts. When traces of child pornography are found on his computer, he's accused of being part of a paedophile ring and thrown into a prison cell. There, he struggles to sift through his past to work out who is responsible for planting the material and who is seeking the ultimate revenge. When a chance to escape presents itself, Varg finds himself on the r

Nov 16, 2017
Written in blood by Green, Layton, author. Written in blood

"A career homicide detective returns to his small hometown and is soon asked to investigate a series of local murders with a perverse literary twist"--

Nov 16, 2017