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

Nov 16, 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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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