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Look alive twenty-five by Evanovich, Janet, author. Look alive twenty-five

"Stephanie Plum faces the toughest puzzle of her career in the twenty-fifth entry in Janet Evanovich's #1 New York Times-bestselling series. There's nothing like a good deli, and the Red River Deli in Trenton is one of the best. World-famous for its pastrami, cole slaw, and for its disappearing managers. Over the last month, three have vanished from the face of the earth, and the only clue in each case is one shoe that's been left behind. The police are baffled. Lula is convinced that it's a cas

Nov 14, 2018
A shot in the dark by Truss, Lynne, author. A shot in the dark

1957. Famed theater critic A. S. Crystal has come to the British seaside resort of Brighton with something other than the local production of A Shilling in the Meter on his mind. He intends to tell Constable Twitten the secret he knows about the still-unsolved Aldersgate Stick-Up case of 1945. Just before Crystal names the criminal mastermind involved, he's shot dead in his seat. As Constable Twitten and his colleague Sargent Jim Brunswick set out to solve the decade-old mystery, they venture de

Nov 14, 2018
Hushed in death by Kelly, Stephen (Mystery writer), author. Hushed in death

Arriving in the rural community of Marbury to investigate a gruesome murder, Inspector Lamb discovers that the victim's mysterious past is linked to the history of Elton House, a once-grand estate transformed into a hospital for "shell-shocked" officers sent back from the front lines.

Nov 14, 2018
Manuscript for murder - a Murder, She Wrote mystery - a novel by Fletcher, Jessica, author. Manuscript for murder - a Murder, She Wrote mystery - a novel

"Jessica Fletcher investigates a mysterious manuscript with deadly consequences in the latest entry in this USA Today bestselling series Jessica Fletcher has had plenty to worry about over her storied career, both as a bestselling novelist and amateur sleuth. But she never had any reason to worry about her longtime publisher, Lane Barfield, who also happens to be a trusted friend. When mounting evidence of financial malfeasance leads to an FBI investigation of Lane, Jessica can't believe what s

Nov 14, 2018
House of ashes by Marion, Loretta, author. House of ashes

A young painter's ancestral mansion is threatened by her scheming ex-husband, mounting debt, and a generations-old curse tied to family secrets that some will kill to protect.

Nov 14, 2018
Lies come easy by Havill, Steven, author. Lies come easy

One blizzardy New Mexico night, Posadas County Deputy Pasquale picks up a toddler scooting his Scamper along the shoulder of State 56. Yes, it's horrifying - a child apparently dumped out of a truck by his father. Nearly as horrifying is what unrolls while Christmas approaches after dad Darrell Fisher's arrest: a request arrives from the US Forest Service to locate a missing range tech and his unit last reported headed for nearby Stinkin' Springs, and the brutal murder of Constance Suarez in the

Nov 14, 2018
Nighttown by Hallinan, Timothy, author. Nighttown

"Los Angeles burglar Junior Bender has a rule about never taking a job that pays too well--in the criminal underworld, if someone is offering you more money than a job is worth, someone is going to end up dead. But he's bending his rule this one time because he and his girlfriend, Ronnie, are in desperate need of cash so they can hire a top-notch kidnapper to snatch Ronnie's two-year-old son back from her evil ex. The whole thing is pretty complicated, and has Junior on edge. The parameters of h

Nov 14, 2018
Residue by McGarrity, Michael, author. Residue

"Retired police chief Kevin Kerney returns--this time as the prime suspect in a brutal cold-case murder. A long-unsolved mystery gets a grim new break when the bones of Kim Ward are unearthed in Las Cruces, New Mexico, forty-five years after her disappearance. Suspicion swiftly falls on her old college boyfriend: none other than retired police chief Kevin Kerney. The chief's hopes of clearing his name look bleak in the face of damning evidence compiled against him by State Police Lieutenant Clay

Nov 14, 2018
The long paw of the law by Kelly, Diane, author. The long paw of the law

Megan Luz and her K-9 partner, Brigit, investigate the case of an abandoned child who may be connected to a secretive religious cult.

Nov 14, 2018
The savage shore by Hewson, David, 1953- author. The savage shore

"Roman police detective Nic Costa has been sent undercover to Italy's beautiful, remote Calabrian coast to bring in the head of the feared mob, the 'Ndrangheta, who has offered to turn state witness for reasons of his own. Hoping to reel in the biggest prize the state police have seen in years, the infamous Butcher of Palermo, Costa and his team are aware the stakes are high. But the constant deception is taking its toll. Out of their depth in a lawless part of Italy where they are the outcasts,

Nov 14, 2018
Those who go by night - a novel by Gaddes, Andrew, author. Those who go by night - a novel

"England, 1324--a land rife with superstition and gripped by fear of the Church's holy wrath. When a beggar is murdered in the quiet village of Bottesford, his body draped across the altar of St. Mary's church in a perverse pose of pagan sacrifice, the Pope's Inquisitor General places the small hamlet in his sights. Anxious to stave off the Inquisition, the Bishop of Lincoln dispatches Thomas Lester, son of a disgraced Templar Knight, to investigate--but the Archbishop's fanatical emissary has a

Nov 14, 2018
Death and daisies - a Magic Garden mystery by Flower, Amanda, author. Death and daisies - a Magic Garden mystery

"Fiona Knox thought she was pulling her life back together when she inherited her godfather's cottage in Duncreigan, Scotland--complete with a magical walled garden. But the erstwhile Tennessee flower shop owner promptly found herself puddle boot-deep in danger when she found a dead body among the glimmering blossoms. One police investigation later (made a trifle less unpleasant by the presence of handsome Chief Inspector Neil Craig), and Fiona's life is getting back on a steady, though bewitche

Nov 14, 2018
Liar liar - a Nicole Graves mystery by Boyarsky, Nancy. Liar liar - a Nicole Graves mystery

"Nicole Graves finds herself in the crosshairs when she reluctantly agrees to babysit a witness in a high-profile rape trial. Mary Ellen Barnes is suing her university's star quarterback for rape when the authorities won't act. In the court of public opinion, Mary Ellen appears to be the quintessential, pious, good girl. But her lies and mysterious comings and goings lead Nicole to suspect that she's not what she seems. It isn't just Mary Ellen who's acting suspiciously. No one wants to own up t

Nov 14, 2018
Nobody's sweetheart now by Robinson, Maggie, author. Nobody's sweetheart now

"Lady Adelaide Compton has recently (and satisfactorily) interred her husband, Major Rupert Charles Cressleigh Compton, hero of the Somme, in the family vault in the village churchyard. Rupert died by smashing his Hispano-Suiza on a Cotswold country road while carrying a French mademoiselle in the passenger seat. With the house now Addie's, needed improvements in hand, and a weekend house party underway, how inconvenient of Rupert to turn up! Not in the flesh, but in - actually, as a - spirit. R

Nov 14, 2018
'Twas the knife before Christmas by Frost, Jacqueline (Mystery writer), author. 'Twas the knife before Christmas

"When a body turns up in a larger-than-life candy bowl filled with peppermints on the town square, Holly White is horrified to learn her best friend Caroline is the main suspect. Everyone in town, including Mistletoe, Maine's sheriff, saw Caroline fighting with the victim on the night of his death. Worse, a custom kitchen knife, engraved with Caroline's initials was found with him. Now, just ten days before Christmas, Holly's up to her jingle bells in holiday shenanigans and in desperate need of

Nov 14, 2018
No place for wolverines by Butler, Dave, 1958- author. No place for wolverines

"When Jenny Willson initiates a covert inquiry into a proposed ski hill in Yoho National Park, she's quickly drawn into a web of political, environmental, and criminal intrigue that threatens to tear apart a small B.C. town, pitting neighbour against neighbour, friend against friend, and family against family. After a wolverine researcher dies in a mysterious fire, Willson forms an uneasy alliance with an RCMP corporal and an Idaho-based investigative journalist to expose the truth behind the sk

Nov 14, 2018
You don't own me - an Under suspicion novel by Clark, Mary Higgins, author. You don't own me - an Under suspicion novel

Television producer Laurie Moran stops at nothing to solve the murder of a celebrity doctor--even as she finds herself in grave danger as a mysterious stalker plots his next move. When we last saw Laurie Moran, she had recently become engaged to her show's former host, Alex Buckley. Since then, the two have been happily planning a summer wedding and honeymoon, preparing for Alex's confirmation to a federal judicial appointment, and searching for the perfect New York City home for their new life

Nov 14, 2018
Nipped in the Bud by Connolly, Sheila Nipped in the Bud

Nov 16, 2018
Pressing the Issue by Gerber, Daryl Wood Pressing the Issue

Nov 16, 2018
The stranger diaries by Griffiths, Elly, author. The stranger diaries

'If you'll permit me,' said the Stranger, 'I'd like to tell you a story.' Reclusive Gothic writer, R.M. Holland was most famous for his chilling story The Stranger. His house is now a school, Talgarth High, rumoured to be haunted by the ghost of Holland's murdered wife. The rumours also claim Holland was her murderer. Clare Cassidy teaches at Talgarth High and is writing a biography of Holland. When her friend and colleague is found dead, a line from The Stranger by her side, Detective Sergeant

Nov 20, 2018