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Read and Gone - A Haunted Library Mystery by Brook, Allison Read and Gone - A Haunted Library Mystery

Aug 13, 2018
The quiet side of passion by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author. The quiet side of passion

"Isabel becomes involved in a delicate paternity case in the twelfth installment of the beloved Isabel Dalhousie Series. Isabel finds herself befriended by Patricia, a single mother whose son, Basil, goes to school with Isabel's son. Isabel discovers that Basil is the product of an affair Patricia had with a well-known Edinburgh organist, also named Basil, who was, rumor has it, initially reluctant to contribute financially to the child's upkeep. Though Isabel doesn't really like Patricia, she t

Aug 13, 2018
The pint of no return / A Mystery by Alexander, Ellie, author. The pint of no return / A Mystery

"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

Aug 13, 2018
Moving Targets by Easley, Warren C. Moving Targets

Aug 13, 2018
Mission impawsible by Davis, Krista, author. Mission impawsible

In the pet-friendly town of Wagtail, Virginia, Holly Miller and her grandmother, Oma, are working their tails off to prepare the Sugar Maple Inn for an upcoming matchmaking event for pet owners. While Holly has no interest in pairing up, Oma plans on playing Cupid and finding someone to warm her reluctant granddaughter's heart. Unfortunately, one man Holly does meet is cold--dead cold--and he has a personal letter from Oma in his pocket. As suspicion is cast over the inn's guests, Holly--with th

Aug 13, 2018
Mercy's chase by Lourey, Jess, 1970- author. Mercy's chase

Aug 13, 2018
A measure of darkness - a novel by Kellerman, Jonathan, author. A measure of darkness - a novel

It's been a busy year for Alameda County Coroner's Deputy Clay Edison. He's solved a decades-old crime and redeemed an innocent man--earning himself a suspension in the process. Things are getting serious with his girlfriend. And his brother's fresh out of prison, bringing with him a great big basket of crazy. Then the call comes in the middle of the night. It's a bad one. A party in West Oakland. An argument with the neighbors. A crowd in the street. Two guns, firing at random, spreading chaos

Aug 13, 2018
The man who couldn't miss - a Stewart Hoag mystery by Handler, David, 1952- author. The man who couldn't miss - a Stewart Hoag mystery

"In the next novel in David Handler's Edgar award-winning series, Stewart "Hoagy" Hoag and his beloved basset hound, Lulu, investigate a murder in a fabled Connecticut summer playhouse. Hollywood ghostwriter Stewart "Hoagy" Hoag has chronicled the rise, fall, and triumphant return of many a celebrity. At last he's enjoying his own, very welcome second act. After hitting a creative slump following the success of his debut novel, Hoagy has found inspiration again. Ensconced with his faithful but c

Aug 13, 2018
Lethal White by Galbraith, Robert Lethal White

Aug 13, 2018
A killer maize by Shelton, Paige, author. A killer maize

"The last person Becca expects to run into at the Swayton County Fall Festival is her ex-husband, Scott Triplett, who's operating a shooting gallery. Honesty was not always Scott's policy, and their unexpected reunion is further complicated when the festival becomes a crime scene. On Becca's second day there, Ferris wheel operator Virgil Morrison is found hanging from his rickety ride, dead from a gunshot"--Page 4 of cover.

Aug 13, 2018
In Want of a Knife - A Little Library Mystery by Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane In Want of a Knife - A Little Library Mystery

Aug 13, 2018
In the Darkest Hour - A Gin Sullivan Mystery by Carlisle, Anna In the Darkest Hour - A Gin Sullivan Mystery

Aug 13, 2018
If the Coffin Fits - A Funeral Parlor Mystery by Bell, Lillian If the Coffin Fits - A Funeral Parlor Mystery

Aug 13, 2018
Idyll hands - a Thomas Lynch novel by Gayle, Stephanie, 1975- author. Idyll hands - a Thomas Lynch novel

"In the small, sleepy town of Idyll, Connecticut, Police Chief Thomas Lynch assists police officer Michael Finnegan to uncover clues to his sister's disappearance two decades ago. Charleston, Massachusetts, 1972: Rookie cop Michael Finnegan gets a call from his mother. His youngest sister, Susan, has disappeared, the same sister who ran away two years earlier. Anxious not to waste police resources, Finnegan advises his family to wait and search on their own. But a week turns into two decades, a

Aug 13, 2018
The hypnotist - a Joona Linna novel by Kepler, Lars, author. The hypnotist - a Joona Linna novel

"A gruesome triple homicide attracts the interest of Detective Inspector Joona Linna, who demands to investigate the murders. There's only one surviving witness--the boy whose family was killed before his eyes. The boy was supposed to to be the fourth victim, but somehow he survived. He's suffered more than one hundred knife wounds and lapsed into a catatonic state. Desperate for information, Linna enlists Dr. Erik Maria Bark to hypnotize the boy, hoping to uncover the killer through his memorie

Aug 13, 2018
Fugitive from the grave by Marston, Edward, author. Fugitive from the grave

1817. Upon receiving a letter from an old family friend, Catherine Van Emden returns from Holland to find her father dead. She refuses to believe the middle-aged man died of natural causes, and the suspicious circumstances of his life during the past few months compel her to ask Peter and Paul Skillen for help. Why would a successful engineer suddenly begin begging for alms on the streets? Had he refused to ask for help, or was he prevented from doing so? When his body is revealed missing from t

Aug 13, 2018
The Frangipani Tree Mystery by Yu, Ovidia The Frangipani Tree Mystery

Aug 13, 2018
A forgotten place - a Bess Crawford mystery by Todd, Charles, author. A forgotten place - a Bess Crawford mystery

"Though the Great War has ended, Bess Crawford finds herself caught in deadly circumstances on a remote Welsh headland in this tenth entry from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author"--

Aug 13, 2018
Feral Attraction by Watkins, Eileen Feral Attraction

Aug 13, 2018
Don't eat me by Cotterill, Colin, author. Don't eat me

"Between getting into a tangle with a corrupt local judge, and discovering a disturbing black-market business, Dr. Siri Paiboun, the ex-national coroner of Laos and his friend Inspector Phosy have their hands full in the thirteenth installment of Colin Cotterill's quirky, critically acclaimed series. Dr. Siri Paiboun, the ex-national coroner of Laos, may have more experience dissecting bodies than making art, but when he manages to smuggle a fancy movie camera into the country he devises a plan

Aug 13, 2018

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