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Scandal above stairs by Ashley, Jennifer, author. Scandal above stairs

"From the New York Times bestselling author of Death Below Stairs A mystery of stolen antiquities has Kat Holloway setting aside her apron once again for the intrigues of the upper echelons of Victorian London Priceless artwork has gone missing from the home of a wealthy baronet, and his wife stands to take the blame. When Kat's employer asks for help in clearing her friend's name, Kat trades her kitchen for the homes of Mayfair's wealthiest families. Soon antiques are disappearing not only from

Jul 17, 2018
The Sara Elizabeth Mason mysteries. Volume 2, The house that hate built ; [and,] The whip by Mason, Sara Elizabeth, author. The Sara Elizabeth Mason mysteries. Volume 2, The house that hate built ; [and,] The whip

"The House That Hate Built" :This is the house that hate built. Who took the life of the much-hated wife? Who dwelt in the house that hate built? When widowed bank president James Clark wed a second time, to the previously married Margaret Branch, mother of glamorous divorcee Margo Branch, it was a dark day indeed for James Clark's blue-blooded spinster sisters, Elizabeth and Mary, who made it clear to Margaret Branch that she was beneath their notice socially, Margaret retaliated by having her

Jul 17, 2018
Sara Elizabeth Mason mysteries, volume 1- Murder rents a room / The crimson feather by Mason, Sara Elizabeth Sara Elizabeth Mason mysteries, volume 1- Murder rents a room / The crimson feather

Jul 17, 2018
Santa Cruz noir by Santa Cruz noir

Jul 17, 2018
Sabotage in the secret city - a Libby Clark mystery by Fanning, Diane, author. Sabotage in the secret city - a Libby Clark mystery

"May, 1945. Their aim is to bring the war to a swift, decisive end. But Libby Clark is not the only one to have doubts about the horror she and her fellow scientists are labouring to unleash on the citizens of Japan. When a campaign of small acts of sabotage escalates into murder, Libby must turn undercover sleuth to unmask the traitor within."--Publisher's description.

Jul 17, 2018
River of secrets - a Wallace Hartman mystery by Johns, Roger, author. River of secrets - a Wallace Hartman mystery

Jul 17, 2018
Rip the angels from heaven - a novel by Krugler, David F., 1969- author. Rip the angels from heaven - a novel

Washington, DC, 1945. Lieutenant Ellis Voigt of the Office of Naval Intelligence is desperate to keep the secrets that threaten his life. The war overseas is going well for America, but Voigt can't escape a web of double-agents and undercover spies who follow his every move. The FBI suspects that he is the communist who murdered a Naval officer in a Washington back alley. The Soviets believe he's holding back information from their contacts, and they're willing to use any means necessary to extr

Jul 17, 2018
Rescued by Rosenfelt, David, author. Rescued

"Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter is reluctant to take on any more cases. He'd much rather spend his time working for his dog rescue organization, the Tara Foundation, than find himself back in a courtroom. However, when a truck carrying over seventy dogs from the South to the rescue-friendly northeast turns up with a murdered driver, Andy can't help but get involved. Of course Andy is eager to help the dogs, many of whom come to the Tara Foundation while awaiting forever homes-- it's the man accus

Jul 17, 2018
The red hand of fury by Morris, Roger, 1960- author. The red hand of fury

A series of bizarre suicides leads Detective Inspector Silas Quinn to revisit his own troubled past ... June, 1914. A young man is mauled to death by a polar bear at London Zoo. Shortly afterwards, another young man leaps to his death from a notorious Suicide Bridge. Two seemingly unconnected deaths - and yet there are similarities. Following a third attempted suicide, DI Silas Quinn knows he must uncover the link between the three men if he is to discover what caused them to take their own live

Jul 17, 2018
Queen's progress by Trow, M. J., author. Queen's progress

1591. The Queen is embarking on a Royal Progress, visiting some of the grandest homes in England, and Kit Marlowe has been sent on ahead to ensure all goes smoothly. When his reconnaissance mission is derailed by a series of alarming and tragic incidents, Marlowe suspects there's a conspiracy to sabotage the Progress. Who is pulling the strings - and why?

Jul 17, 2018
Pandora's boy by Davis, Lindsey, author. Pandora's boy

"A suspicious death and subsequent murder send Flavia Albia down a twisted path to expose corruption and betrayal in Lindsey Davis's next historical mystery. First century Rome is not the quiet, orderly city that it pretends to be and in this environment, a very clever private informer can thrive. Flavia Albia, daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, is a chip off the old block. She's taken over her father's old profession, and, like him, she occasionally lets her love of a good puzzle get in the way o

Jul 17, 2018
No grater danger - A Vintage Kitchen mystery by Hamilton, Victoria, author. No grater danger - A Vintage Kitchen mystery

Vintage cookware enthusiast Jaymie Leighton is thrilled at the prospect of meeting an elderly descendant of her town's founding father, not least because she's known to possess an enviably large collection of antique spice graters. But the curmudgeonly woman also has substantial real estate holdings, and at the moment she's engaged in a fierce battle with a property developer who wants her to sell off her old buildings in the name of progress. When Jaymie goes to visit the woman and discovers th

Jul 17, 2018
The mystery of three quarters - the new Hercule Poirot mystery by Hannah, Sophie, 1971- author. The mystery of three quarters - the new Hercule Poirot mystery

"The world's most beloved detective, Hercule Poirot--the legendary star of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express and most recently The Monogram Murders and Closed Casket--returns in a stylish, diabolically clever mystery set in the London of 1930"--

Jul 17, 2018
Murder on the Left Bank by Black, Cara, 1951- author. Murder on the Left Bank

"A dying man drags his oxygen machine into the office of Eric Besson, a lawyer in Paris's 13th arrondissement. The old man, an accountant, is carrying a dilapidated notebook full of meticulous investment records. For decades, he has been helping a cadre of dirty cops launder stolen money. The notebook contains his full confession--he's waited 50 years to make it, and now it can't wait another day. He is adamant that Besson get the notebook into the hands of La Proc, Paris's chief prosecuting att

Jul 17, 2018
The moment before drowning - a novel by Brydon, James, 1980- author. The moment before drowning - a novel

"December 1959: A furious anticolonial war rages in Algeria. Captain Jacques le Garrec, a former detective and French Resistance hero, returns to France in disgrace. Traumatized after two years of working in the army intelligence services, he's now accused of a brutal crime. As le Garrec awaits trial in the tiny Breton town where he grew up, he is asked to look into a disturbing and unsolved murder committed the previous winter. A local teenage girl was killed and her bizarrely mutilated body wa

Jul 17, 2018
Little comfort by Hill, Edwin, author. Little comfort

Jul 17, 2018
Leave It to cleaver by Hamilton, Victoria, 1957- author. Leave It to cleaver

Vintage cookware and cookbook collector Jaymie Leighton has agreed to help her sister clear out the house of a deceased older neighbor, and she's thrilled at the prospect of discovering antique kitchenware and other treasures-- until she opens a vintage trunk in the cellar and finds the remains of a teenage girl with a cleaver buried in her skull. When the body of a second girl is found just days later in a nearby river, the clues all indicate that the crimes are connected-- and that the culpri

Jul 17, 2018
Lady vanishes - a Rachel Alexander and Dash mystery by Benjamin, Carol Lea. Lady vanishes - a Rachel Alexander and Dash mystery

A mystery in a New York home for the handicapped, featuring PI Rachel Alexander and her pit bull. They go undercover to investigate a suspicious death, posing as therapy dog and trainer.

Jul 17, 2018
Kindred spirits by Bannister, Jo, author. Kindred spirits

Jul 17, 2018
Incorruptible by Nadel, Barbara Incorruptible

Jul 17, 2018

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