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Death below stairs by Ashley, Jennifer, author. Death below stairs

Highly sought-after young cook Kat Holloway takes a position in a Mayfair mansion and soon finds herself immersed in the odd household of Lord Rankin. Kat is unbothered by the family's eccentricities as long as they stay away from her kitchen, but trouble finds its way below stairs when her young Irish assistant is murdered. Intent on discovering who killed the helpless kitchen maid, Kat turns to the ever-capable Daniel McAdam, who is certainly much more than the charming delivery man he pretend

Jan 17, 2018
Deadly summer by Swank, Denise Grover, author. Deadly summer

New York Times bestselling author Denise Grover Swank gives a former TV star one more shot at fame—and it proves to be a killer comeback…Ten years ago, Summer Butler was television’s most popular teenage sleuth. Since then, she’s hit—what gossip sites just love to call—the gutter. Nearly bankrupt, betrayed, estranged from her greedy mother, and just about unemployable, she’s coaxed into that desperate haven for has-beens: reality TV. Winging it as a faux PI, she’ll solve off-the-cuff mysteries i

Jan 17, 2018
The crypt thief - a Hugo Marston novel by Pryor, Mark, 1967- The crypt thief - a Hugo Marston novel

It's summer in Paris and two tourists have been murdered in Pe`re Lachaise cemetery in front of Jim Morrison's grave. The cemetery is locked down and put under surveillance, but the killer returns, flitting in and out like a ghost, and breaks into the crypt of a long-dead Moulin Rouge dancer. In a bizarre twist, he disappears under the cover of night with part of her skeleton. One of the dead tourists is an American and the other is a woman linked to a suspected terrorist; so the U.S. ambassador

Jan 17, 2018
Crazy rhythm - a Gunnar Nilson mystery by Emory, T. W. Crazy rhythm - a Gunnar Nilson mystery

"In the summer of 1950, private eye Gunnar Nilson reluctantly agrees to accompany Rune Granholm on an errand to collect gambling winnings. When Gunnar arrives at Rune's Wallingford apartment, he finds the man dead, shot with his own gun. No one much cared for the caddish ne'er-do-well, but Gunnar feels he owes it to Rune's brother, a good friend and casualty of World War II, to find the killer. When a paying client arrives, Gunnar puts this investigation aside. Attorney Ethan Calmer wants him t

Jan 17, 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 has been enjoying some peace and quiet with his new grandson when a mysterious man with a connection to an unsolved murder starts visiting the library.."--

Jan 17, 2018
Chord of evil - a Phineas Fox mystery by Rayne, Sarah, author. Chord of evil - a Phineas Fox mystery

Phineas Fox finds it impossible to refuse when his sport-loving neighbour Toby begs for his help in finding out what's happened to his cousin Arabella, who seems to have disappeared without trace. The only clue to her whereabouts is an obscure 1940s' portrait left in her flat, a gift from her godfather, Stefan. The painting depicts the mysterious Christa Klein, Stefan's sister - and an alleged murderess. Was Christa Klein really guilty of a monstrous crime? What exactly happened within brooding

Jan 17, 2018
Chasing the dime by Connelly, Michael, 1956- Chasing the dime

Henry Price has a whole new life-new apartment, new telephone, new telephone number. But the first time he checks his messages, he discovers that someone had the number before him. The messages on his line are for a woman named Lilly, and she is in some kind of serious trouble. Price is inexorably drawn into Lilly's world, and it's unlike any world he's ever known. It is a nighttime world of escort services, websites, sex, and secret identities. Price tumbles through a hole, abandoning his order

Jan 17, 2018
The case of the unsuitable suitor by Ace, Cathy, 1960- author. The case of the unsuitable suitor

The women of the WISE Enquiries Agency are back. When the village's prodigal son, Huw Hughes, returns and sets his cap at Annie Parker, village publican Tudor begs Annie's colleagues at the WISE Enquiries Agency to unearth the truth behind Huw having been widowed three times. With Christine enjoying a break at her family's Irish estate - where she and the brooding Alexander face a surprisingly dangerous case of theft? Mavis and Carol have to work with dowager duchess Althea Twyst to ensure their

Jan 17, 2018
Bucket's list by Blackwood, Gary L., author. Bucket's list

Introducing private investigator Charley Field, the true-life inspiration behind Charles Dickens' Inspector Bucket, in an intriguing new Victorian mystery series. December, 1853. Having found fame as the inspiration behind Inspector Bucket in Charles Dickens' recent bestselling serialization, Bleak House, former Detective Inspector Charley Field has set himself up as a private enquiry agent - so far without success. Matters become personal however when the body of a local prostitute is found flo

Jan 17, 2018
Bloody Scotland - New Fiction from Scotland's Best Crime Writers by Crawford, James (EDT) Bloody Scotland - New Fiction from Scotland's Best Crime Writers

Jan 17, 2018
Better dead by Kopfler, Pamela. Better dead

As the owner of a charming Louisiana bed and breakfast, Holly Davis believes in Southern hospitality—but she draws the line at welcoming the ghost of her cheating husband . . .Burl Davis checked out of this life a little earlier than expected—before Holly could serve him with divorce papers over his extramarital flings. Unfortunately, it was not before he nearly bankrupted her beloved B&B, Holly Grove, a converted plantation that has been in her family for generations. Holly would never wish any

Jan 17, 2018
Bel, book, and scandal by McConnon, Maggie, author. Bel, book, and scandal

"Bel McGrath tries her best to keep herself on the straight and narrow but she just has a taste for trouble. This time danger arrives in the form of a newspaper left behind by holiday visitors to Shamrock Manor--and a photograph that jolts Bel out of the present and back into a dark chapter from her past. The person in the photo is Bel's best friend Amy Mitchell, long gone from Foster's Landing, at a commune in upstate New York shortly after her disappearance. The picture, and Bel's burning desi

Jan 17, 2018
The affliction - a novel by Gutcheon, Beth Richardson, author. The affliction - a novel

Jan 17, 2018
The widows of Malabar Hill by Massey, Sujata, author. The widows of Malabar Hill

"Introducing an extraordinary female lawyer-sleuth in a new historical series set in 1920s Bombay. Perveen Mistry, the daughter of a respected Zoroastrian family, has just joined her father's law firm, becoming one of the first female lawyers in India. Armed with a law degree from Oxford, Perveen also has a tragic personal history that makes her especially devoted to championing and protecting women's legal rights. Mistry Law has been appointed to execute the will of Mr. Omar Farid, a wealthy Mu

Jan 18, 2018
Shadow play - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author. Shadow play - an Inspector Bill Slider mystery

Bill Slider and his team investigate the murder of a victim with a decidedly shady past in this gripping contemporary mystery. The body of a smartly-dressed businessman turns up in the yard of Eli Simpson?s car workshop. But there?s no ID in the pockets and Eli swears he?s never seen the man before. Then a girlfriend turns up with a name, and claims the victim told her he was someone?s ?right hand man?. But old fractures and scars, discovered at the autopsy, suggest a more colourful past. For ?r

Jan 18, 2018
The Rufus spy by Clare, Alys, author. The Rufus spy

"October, 1093. Two young men have been brutally beaten to death; a third viciously attacked. All three men are of similar appearance. But could there be another connection? Lassair meanwhile has agreed to accompany her former lover Rollo on a perilous journey north in search of King William. On their trail is a skilled, relentless and ruthless assassin. Who is he -- and why has he targeted Rollo? If they are to survive, the hunted must become the hunters: Rollo and Lassair must lure their pursu

Jan 18, 2018
A reckoning in the back country - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry, author. A reckoning in the back country - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"Acting Police Chief Samuel Craddock investigates the murder of a visiting physician, whose mangled body is found in the woods"--

Jan 18, 2018
The questionable behavior of Dahlia Moss by Wirestone, Max, author. The questionable behavior of Dahlia Moss

"Veronica Mars meets the World of Warcraft in this mystery romp with a hilarious heroine. Working for a games development company is my dream job. So, when a slightly sketchy lawyer offered me the opportunity, I had to take it! Who cares that the company has some quirks? No job is perfect. Some questionable, but probably totally normal issues: A mysterious whistle-blower is posting the industry's dirty laundry on Reddit. An unidentified corpse is in the staff room. The game under development is

Jan 18, 2018
The perpetual summer - a Chuck Restic mystery by Phillips, Adam Walker, 1971- author. The perpetual summer - a Chuck Restic mystery

A missing teenage girl leads LA corporate HR exec-turned-private eye Chuck Restic to a high profile fight over a new art museum and a forty-year-old murder that won't stay in the past. Anyone could be behind the teenager's disappearance: her fitness-obsessed mom, switchblade-toting chauffeur, personal life coach, or even the girl herself--

Jan 18, 2018
Mood indigo by Ifkovic, Edward, 1943- author. Mood indigo

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Jan 18, 2018

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