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Wild fire by Cleeves, Ann, author. Wild fire

Hoping for a fresh start, an English family moves to the remote Shetland islands, eager to give their autistic son a better life. But when a young nanny's body is found hanging in the barn beside their home, rumors of her affair with the husband spread like wildfire. As suspicion and resentment of the family blazes in the community, Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez is called in to investigate. He knows it will mean his boss, Willow Reeves, returning to run the investigation, and confronting their

Sep 23, 2018
Walking shadows - a Decker/Lazarus novel by Kellerman, Faye, author. Walking shadows - a Decker/Lazarus novel

"On a quiet suburban street in upstate Greenbury, New York, the brutally beaten body of a young man is discovered in the woods adjacent to an empty vacation home. Twenty-six-year-old Brady Neil a resident of the neighboring town of Hamilton, had no criminal record, few friends, worked full-time, and attended community college. But as Detective Peter Decker learns, the clean-cut kid is linked to the criminal world. When Brady was a baby, his father, Brandon Gratz, was convicted of robbing and kil

Sep 23, 2018
Stone cold, stone dead by Duffy, Margaret, author. Stone cold, stone dead

"Nicholas Haldane was dead, but he wouldn't lie down. And now Julian Hardy, the man who hired him in a bid to destroy Richard Daws, a top official in the National Crime Agency, is out of prison and has changed his surname to Mannering. Patrick Gillard, working for the agency but within the Avon and Somerset force with his wife Ingrid Langley, receives a request from MI5, for whom he used to work, to investigate Mannering. They are then called in when his cleaner makes a shocking discovery. Meanw

Sep 23, 2018
River of secrets by Johns, Roger, author. River of secrets

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 23, 2018
The neon rain by Burke, James Lee, 1936- The neon rain

Detective Dave Robicheaux, a man haunted by his past, must face down the New Orleans underworld when he investigates the murder of a young prostitute.

Sep 23, 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

"Hercule Poirot returns home after an agreeable luncheon to find an angry woman waiting to berate him outside his front door. Her name is Sylvia Rule, and she demands to know why Poirot has accused her of the murder of Barnabas Pandy, a man she has neither heard of nor ever met...Poirot is equally shocked, because he too has never heard of any Barnabas Pandy, and he certainly did not send the letter in question. He cannot convince Sylvia Rule of his innocence, however, and she marches away in a

Sep 23, 2018
The murder of my aunt by Hull, Richard, 1896-1973, author. The murder of my aunt

"Edward Powell lives with his Aunt Mildred in the Welsh town of Llwll. His aunt thinks Llwll an idyllic place to live, but Edward loathes the countryside - and thinks the company even worse. In fact, Edward has decided to murder his aunt."--

Sep 23, 2018
Murder in the oval library by Gleason, Colleen, author. Murder in the oval library

With the Confederate Army firing on Fort Sumter, the Civil War has begun--and an invasion of Washington, DC, from Secessionist Virginia seems imminent. As the population evacuates, the President is in desperate need of men to defend the capital. Lincoln's trusted aide, Adam Speed Quinn, and Quinn's old friend from the Bloody Kansas conflict, Senator Jim Lane, hastily assemble a motley crew of just over a hundred men and garrison them in the East Room at the White House. Dubbed the Frontier Guard

Sep 23, 2018
Moving targets - a Cal Claxon Oregon mystery by Easley, Warren C., author. Moving targets - a Cal Claxon Oregon mystery

Claxton has no idea that his new client will turn his life upside down. As he begins to investigate, he starts finding links between his cases and the possibility of a lucrative riverfront project and a foreign assassin. And in a separate battle, he recruits neighbors to stop the reboot of a quarry operation that threatens his farmhouse home in rural Dundee.

Sep 23, 2018
The monkey's raincoat by Crais, Robert. The monkey's raincoat

A fantastic Joe Pike and Elvis Cole novel from the bestselling author of CHASING DARKNESS. When quiet Ellen Lang enters Elvis Cole's Disney-deco office, she's lost something very valuable - her husband and young son. The case seems simple enough, but Elvis isn't thrilled. Neither is his enigmatic partner and firepower Joe Pike. Their search down the seamy side of Hollywood's studio lots and sculptured lawns soon leads them deep into a nasty netherworld of drugs and sex - and murder. Now the case

Sep 23, 2018
A long line of dead men - a Matthew Scudder crime novel by Block, Lawrence, author. A long line of dead men - a Matthew Scudder crime novel

In New York, members of a private diner's club begin to be murdered one by one and there is nothing to go on, no obvious motive and nothing the victims had in common. PI Matthew Scudder is hired to find the killer. By the author of The Devil Knows You're Dead.

Sep 23, 2018
Little comfort by Hill, Edwin (Novelist), author. Little comfort

In a brilliantly twisted debut set among Boston's elite, Edwin Hill introduces unforgettable sleuth Hester Thursby--and a missing persons case that uncovers a trail of vicious murder . . . Harvard librarian Hester Thursby knows that even in the digital age, people still need help finding things. Using her research skills, Hester runs a side business tracking down the lost. Usually, she's hired to find long-ago prom dates or to reunite adopted children and birth parents. Her new case is finding t

Sep 23, 2018
Lethal white by Galbraith, Robert, author. Lethal white

"When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed, and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story. But before Strike can question him further, Billy bolts from his office in a panic. Trying to get to the bottom of Billy's story, Strike and Robin Ellacott--once his as

Sep 23, 2018
The Judas judge - a Kevin Kerney novel by McGarrity, Michael. The Judas judge - a Kevin Kerney novel

A vicious multiple murder and the shooting of a corrupt police officer draw Sheriff Kevin Kerney, a former Santa Fe police detective, into a baffling and dangerous investigation into police corruption and murder extending to the highest levels of state government.

Sep 23, 2018
In cold chocolate - a southern chocolate shop mystery by St. James, Dorothy, author. In cold chocolate - a southern chocolate shop mystery

"In Dorothy St. James's third delectable Southern Chocolate Shop mystery, a new batch of chocolate and troubles of the heart cause a string of disasters for the Chocolate Box's new owner, Charity Penn." -- publisher.

Sep 23, 2018
Goodbye cruller world by Bolton, Ginger, author. Goodbye cruller world

Normally, Emily's eyes tend to glaze over when prospective brides go on about their wedding plans. But when the owner of the clothing shop, Dressed to Kill, asks Emily to design a donut wall for her reception, she's immediately sweet on the idea. With the help of her father-in-law and business partner--the former police chief of Fallingbrook--she hangs the treats from dowels on the wall so guests can help themselves. But that night, when the groom ends up on the floor with signs of poisoning, Em

Sep 23, 2018
Further chonicles of Sherlock Holmes, volume 1 by Smith, Denis O. Further chonicles of Sherlock Holmes, volume 1

Sep 23, 2018
Enough rope - collected stories by Block, Lawrence, author. Enough rope - collected stories

Collects eighty-four short stories, arranged in part in chronological order, that feature the author's popular characters.

Sep 23, 2018
Dim sum of all fears by Chien, Vivien. Dim sum of all fears

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 23, 2018
The dark cabin murders by Gertcher, Frank L., author. The dark cabin murders

Arriving in Maryville, Indiana in 1841, John Edwin and Maude Worthington con pious Adam Gibson out of the title to a dark cabin near the Devil's Dell. They meet obviously wealthy John Morrow not knowing he is a slave trader, thief and murder on the run for the law. Morrow is lured to their cabin and never seen again. The Worthingtons rise to affluence, but a dark secret haunts their son Thomas. When John Edwin and Maude are murdered in their mansion near the cabin, Reverend Jeremiah Harmon and h

Sep 23, 2018

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