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The big book of female detectives by The big book of female detectives

"Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler's new anthology brings together the most cunning, resourceful, and brilliant female sleuths in mystery fiction. A Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original. For the first time ever, Otto Penzler gathers the most iconic women of the detective canon over the past 150 years, captivating and surprising readers in equal measure. The 74 handpicked stories in this collection introduce us to the most determined of gumshoe gals, from debutant detectives like Anna Kathar

Oct 19, 2018
You're dead by Knopf, Chris, author. You're dead

Oct 20, 2018
Specimen song - a Gabriel Du Pré mystery by Bowen, Peter, 1945- Specimen song - a Gabriel Du Pré mystery

"Montana cattle inspector and part-time sheriff's deputy Gabriel Du Pre becomes caught up in an unskilled dude's quest for an authentic wilderness experience and a series of murders that lead from Washington, D.C., to his home state."--

Oct 20, 2018
S'more murders by Corrigan, Maya, author. S'more murders

"Since catering themed events is a good way to make extra cash, Val agrees to board the Titanic--or at least cater a re-creation of the doomed journey on a yacht. The owner of the yacht, who collects memorabilia related to the disaster, wants Val to serve the last meal the Titanic passengers ate… while his guests play a murder-mystery game. But it is the final feast for one passenger who disappears from the ship. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Now Val has to reel in a killer before s’mo

Oct 20, 2018
The silver gun by Chandlar, L. A., author. The silver gun

Lane Sanders is Mayor Fiorello La Guardia's new personal aide, but when she gets attacked by someone tied to the gangsters even La Guardia can't protect her.

Oct 20, 2018
Secret undertaking - a Buryin' Barry mystery by De Castrique, Mark, author. Secret undertaking - a Buryin' Barry mystery

"Towns like Gainesboro, North Carolina, may be small but go big on local traditions. When funeral director and part-time deputy sheriff Barry Clayton and his childhood nemesis, Archie Donovan, Jr., unite to create a fundraising float in Gainesboro's annual Apple Festival Parade, what could go wrong? With Archie involved - anything!"--

Oct 20, 2018
The second rider by Beer, Alex, 1977- author. The second rider

For three months, Inspector August Emmerich has been on the trail of Veit Kolja, the head of a large-scale black market smuggling operation that supplies people with basic needs that remain scarce in a city still devastated by World War I. Emmerich dreams of a reassignment to the elite division that handles homicides and hopes to showcase his deductive skills after his inexperienced new assistant stumbles across a corpse in the woods. The coroner and Emmerich's boss, District Inspector Leopold S

Oct 20, 2018
The Savage Shore - An Italian Mystery by Hewson, David The Savage Shore - An Italian Mystery

Oct 20, 2018
The red lamp by Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876-1958, author. The red lamp

"An all-around skeptic when it comes to the supernatural, literature professor William Porter gives no credence to claims that Twin Towers, the seaside manor he's just inherited, might be haunted. He finds nothing mysterious about the conditions in which his Uncle Horace died, leaving the property behind; it was a simple case of cardiac arrest, nothing more. So, though his wife, more attuned to spiritual disturbance, refuses to occupy the main house, Porter convinces her to spend a summer at the

Oct 20, 2018
The pint of no return by Alexander, Ellie, author. The pint of no return

"Amateur sleuth Sloan Krause returns in The Pint of No Return, another delightful cozy by Ellie Alexander--this time investigating a movie star who's murdered not long after arriving in Leavenworth, WA to film his latest project. No other festival compares to Oktoberfest in Leavenworth, Washington. The whole town is buzzing with excitement over this year's activities and eagerly awaiting Nitro's latest offering Cherrywizen, made with locally sourced cherries. But local brewmaster Sloan Krause is

Oct 20, 2018
Out of season - a novel by Manzini, Antonio, 1964- author. Out of season - a novel

"It's the bitterly cold spring season in alpine Aosta, and a girl has been kidnapped. Chiara Berguet, daughter of the owners of a local construction firm, was targeted thanks to the sizeable debt her parents owe. But like many a best-laid plan, a blown tire causes the crime to go haywire as the kidnappers' van skids off the road and crashes into a pair of larch trees. Both the driver and his accomplice die on impact, leaving the girl in the back, gagged and bound and unable to break herself free

Oct 20, 2018
Murder on millionaires' row by Lindsey, Erin, author. Murder on millionaires' row

Rose Gallagher might dream of bigger things, but she's content enough with her life as a housemaid. After all, it's not every girl from Five Points who gets to spend her days in a posh Fifth Avenue brownstone, even if only to sweep its floors. But all that changes on the day her boss, Mr. Thomas Wiltshire, disappears. Rose is certain Mr. Wiltshire is in trouble, but the police treat his disappearance as nothing more than the whims of a rich young man behaving badly. Meanwhile, the friend who rep

Oct 20, 2018
Murder flies the coop by Ellicott, Jessica, author. Murder flies the coop

Beryl Helliwell and Edwina Davenport, who share a household in the hamlet of Walmsley Parva, have set up their own informal private investigation business. Their first client, Vicar Wilfred Lowethorpe, requires sensitivity and discretion. Lionel Cunningham, a parishioner and treasurer of the local pigeon racing club, has gone missing with all the club's funds and some prize birds belonging to other members. When Cunningham is found stabbed to death inside his pigeon loft, they are determined to

Oct 20, 2018
Lady killer- an 87th Precinct novel by McBain, Ed Lady killer- an 87th Precinct novel

Oct 20, 2018
The lacemaker's secret - a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Ernst, Kathleen, 1959- author. The lacemaker's secret - a Chloe Ellefson mystery

Chloe discovers a body on a farm outside Green Bay while she's visiting a historic site and conferring with a friend about Belgian lacemaking.

Oct 20, 2018
Hunting the Saturday Night Strangler - a bitter wind mystery by Wendelboe, C. M., author. Hunting the Saturday Night Strangler - a bitter wind mystery

Former homicide detective Arn Anderson joins forces with TV reporter Ana Maria Villarreal to track down a killer terrorizing the ranches and local watering holes of Cheyenne.

Oct 20, 2018
The gold pawn by Chandlar, L. A., author. The gold pawn

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Oct 20, 2018
Enforcing the paw by Kelly, Diane, author. Enforcing the paw

"When relationships go south, some people just can't--or won't--let go. When Fort Worth Police Officer Megan Luz and her pawed partner Brigit investigate a series of stalking incidents involving a couple who recently broke up, their detective powers are put to the test. Is this a case of a controlling creep who refuses to accept rejection--or one about a woman scorned whose fury has been unleashed? As hostilities escalate between the former lovers, the situation goes from romantically dysfuncti

Oct 20, 2018
Death from a top hat by Rawson, Clayton, author. Death from a top hat

A detective steeped in the art of magic solves the mystifying murder of two occultists. Now retired from the tour circuit on which he made his name, master magician The Great Merlini spends his days running a magic shop in New York’s Times Square and his nights moonlighting as a consultant for the NYPD. The cops call him when faced with crimes so impossible that they can only be comprehended by a magician’s mind. In the most recent case, two occultists are discovered dead in locked rooms, one sp

Oct 20, 2018
The dead ringer - an Agatha Raisin mystery by Beaton, M. C., author. The dead ringer - an Agatha Raisin mystery

"The church of St. Ethelred in the village of Thirk Magna is renowned for its team of bell-ringers, the troupe led by identical twins Mavis and Millicent Dupin. Mavis and Millicent are lifelong residents of the remote village--or were, until their home is broken into one night, and Millicent is murdered. But who's the killer? Is it one of their co-workers, sick of being bullied to practice for a big performance? Or perhaps Joseph Kennell, a retired lawyer who was heard yelling at the sisters tha

Oct 20, 2018

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