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Incorruptible by Nadel, Barbara Incorruptible

Jul 17, 2018
Icepick by Depoy, Philip Icepick

Jul 17, 2018
Hiding in plain sight by Ellis, Mary, 1951- author. Hiding in plain sight

On the run from a troubled past, Kate Weller, the newest member of Price Investigations, covers her tracks, changes her name and takes a case in Charleston, South Carolina, where she can hide in plain sight. Renting a charming room with a waterfront view, Kate sets about trying to locate her adopted client's natural siblings, only to find more questions than answers when she eventually tracks down a long-lost sister. Meanwhile, her new landlord won't stop sticking his nose into her case. As far

Jul 17, 2018
A hell of a dog - a Rachel Alexander and Dash mystery by Benjamin, Carol Lea. A hell of a dog - a Rachel Alexander and Dash mystery

Dog trainer and sleuth Rachel Alexander investigates murder at a symposium of dog trainers in New York. One of the delegates, an expert on teaching dogs obedience, was electrocuted in his bath. Rachel suspects a rival trainer.

Jul 17, 2018
Hair brained - a Bad Hair Day mystery by Cohen, Nancy J., 1948- Hair brained - a Bad Hair Day mystery

"When hairstylist Marla Vail's best friend is hurt in a car crash, Marla takes over as her baby's guardian. No sooner does Marla say, "Baby want a bottle?" than she's embroiled in another murder investigation. Her husband, Detective Dalton Vail, determines the crash may not have been an accident after all. But then, who would want Tally--or Ken in the car with her--out of the way? Ken's insurance agency was involved in a fraud investigation. Did someone mean to silence him? Or could something in

Jul 17, 2018
The great darkness by Kelly, Jim, 1957- author. The great darkness

1939, Cambridge: The opening weeks of the Second World War, and the first blackout The Great Darkness covers southern England, enveloping the city. Detective Inspector Eden Brooke, a wounded hero of the Great War, takes his nightly dip in the cool waters of the Cam. Daylight reveals a corpse on the riverside, the body torn apart by some unspeakable force. Brooke investigates, calling on the expertise and inspiration of a faithful group of fellow 'nighthawks' across the city, all condemned, like

Jul 17, 2018
Girl with a gun - an Annie Oakley mystery by Bovee, Kari, author. Girl with a gun - an Annie Oakley mystery

Fifteen-year-old Annie Oakley is the sole supporter of her widowed mother and two siblings. An expert markswoman and independent spirit, she hunts game to sell to the local mercantile to make ends meet instead of accepting a marriage proposal that could solve all her problems. After a stunning performance in a shooting contest against the handsome and famous sharpshooter Frank Butler, Annie is offered a position in the renowned Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Finally, she has a chance to save the

Jul 17, 2018
Falling creatures by Stansfield, Katherine, 1983- author. Falling creatures

Cornwall, 1844. On a lonely moorland farm not far from Jamaica Inn, farmhand Shilly finds love in the arms of Charlotte Dymond. But Charlotte has many secrets, possessing powers that cause both good and ill. When she's found on the moor with her throat cut, Shilly is determined to find out who is responsible, and so is the stranger calling himself Mr Williams who asks for Shilly's help. Mr Williams has secrets too, and Shilly is thrown into the bewildering new world of modern detection.

Jul 17, 2018
Dyeing up loose ends by Sefton, Maggie, author. Dyeing up loose ends

Kelly Flynn has been enjoying motherhood and avoiding murder, but when a friend's life is cut short, she enlists the Lambspun knitters to catch a heartless killer in the latest novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Only Skein Deep. Kelly is happily busy with her son, Jack, now a rambunctious four-year-old preschooler. Jack keeps his mom on her toes and drinking all the coffee she can handle at Pete's Porch Cafe. Kelly's friendly waitress Julie is hoping to become an accountant. Sh

Jul 17, 2018
Disappearing nine patch - a Harriet Truman/loose threads mystery by Sachitano, Arlene, 1951-, author. Disappearing nine patch - a Harriet Truman/loose threads mystery

What happened to Amber? Loose Thread DeAnn Gault is happy her younger half-sister Molly has come home to visit Foggy Point, even after she asks Harriet Truman and the quilting group if they will make quilts as a reward for two $10,000 donors to the Carey Bates Missing and Exploited Children Center. The charity is near and dear to Molly's heart, as she herself was a kidnap victim when she was five. But Molly has another agenda--she wants Harriet to figure out what happened to her friend Amber, wh

Jul 17, 2018
A death in Eden by McCafferty, Keith, author. A death in Eden

"When scarecrows appear in the cliffs above Montana's famous Smith River and a little girl reports being chased by one in the night, state investigator Harold Little Feather is brought in to find the culprit. Are the menacing effigies related to a copper-mining project that threatens the purity of the Smith? That's Harold's initial suspicion, but his investigation takes an ominous turn when a decapitated body is found in the river. As Harold's search leads him back in time through the canyon's h

Jul 17, 2018
A deadly habit by Brett, Simon, author. A deadly habit

Jul 17, 2018
A date with murder - a murder, she wrote mystery - a novel by Bain, Donald, 1935- A date with murder - a murder, she wrote mystery - a novel

"Jessica Fletcher investigates a friend's murder and a dangerous dating service in the latest entry in this USA Today bestselling series... Jessica Fletcher takes up the cause of her good friend Barbara "Babs" Wirth after Babs' husband Hal suffers a fatal heart attack that Jessica has reason to believe was actually murder. At the heart of her suspicions lies a sinister dating site Hal had used while he and Babs were having marital issues, a site that may be complicit in somehow swindling him out

Jul 17, 2018
Dark places - a Red River mystery by Wortham, Reavis Z., author. Dark places - a Red River mystery

"At the tail end of 1967, the Parker family once again finds it impossible to hide from a world spinning out of control. Fourteen-year-old Top still can't fit in with their Center Springs, Texas, community or forget recent, vicious crimes. His near-twin cousin Pepper, desperate to escape her own demons, rashly joins the Flower Children flocking to California--just as two businessmen are kidnapped and murdered in the Red River bottoms on the same night a deadly hit and run kills a farmer. Constab

Jul 17, 2018
The corpse at the Crystal Palace by Dunn, Carola, author. The corpse at the Crystal Palace

"A casual outing to the Crystal Palace in London takes a mysterious and murderous turn in the latest mystery in Carola Dunn's beloved Daisy Dalrymple series. April 1928: Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher is visited in London by her young cousins. On the list of must-see sites is the Crystal Palace. Discovering that her children's nanny, Nanny Gilpin, has never seen the Palace, Daisy decides to make a day of it--bringing her cousins, her 3-year-old twins, her step-daughter Belinda, the nurserymaid, and Na

Jul 17, 2018
Comic sans murder by Shelton, Paige, author. Comic sans murder

"The visit of quirky world-famous horror author Nathan Grimes to Star City is especially thrilling for Clare Henry and her grandfather Chester. As the owners of The Rescued Word, a charming boutique shop in town, Clare and Chester specialize in restoring old typewriters and repairing beloved books. They've invited Nathan to their shop to use their equipment for his next book. But all plans to work on the book take a step in the wrong direction when a tourist discovers an abandoned ski boot on th

Jul 17, 2018
Cold Bayou by Hambly, Barbara, author. Cold Bayou

Jul 17, 2018
The cat who turned on and off by Braun, Lilian Jackson. The cat who turned on and off

The team of Koko, the brilliant Siamese cat, and Qwilleran, the reporter with the perceptive moustache, is back in action--with an adorable female Siamese, Yum Yum, added to the household. When Qwilleran decides to do a feature story on Junktown, he gets more than he bargained for. Not the dope den he anticipated, Junktown is a haven for antique dealers and collectors--as strange a lot as the crafty reporter has ever encountered. When a mysterious fall ends the career--and the life--of one of Ju

Jul 17, 2018
Broken ice - a novel by Goldman, Matt, 1962- author. Broken ice - a novel

"Nils Shapiro has been hired to find missing Linnea Engstrom, a teenager from the small northern hockey town of Warroad, MN. Most of Warroad is in Minneapolis for the state high school hockey tournament, and Linnea never returned from last night's game. Linnea's friend Haley Housch is also missing--and soon found dead. Shot through the arm with an arrow at the Haley Housch crime scene, only the quick work of medical examiner Char Northagen saves Nil's life. Nils should be in the hospital recov

Jul 17, 2018
The body in the ballroom - an Alice Roosevelt mystery by Koreto, Richard J., author. The body in the ballroom - an Alice Roosevelt mystery

"President Teddy Roosevelt's daring daughter, Alice, leaps into action to exonerate a friend accused of poisoning a man just about everyone hated. Alice Roosevelt, the brilliant, danger-loving daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt, has already risked an assassin's bullet to solve one murder. She never expected to have to sleuth another, but she'd never pass up the opportunity, either. Anything to stave off boredom. And such an opportunity presents itself when Alice is invited to a lavish ball

Jul 17, 2018

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