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Warning shorts by Dial, Connie, 1944- author. Warning shorts

Feb 19, 2018
Walking the bones by Silvis, Randall, 1950- author. Walking the bones

"Ryan DeMarco's decision to take a leave of absence from the Pennsylvania State Police was a surprise to everyone--but a year after the homicide case in which DeMarco put a bullet in the heart of the madman who killed his only friend's family, he can't face another day on the force. Now, heading out on an extended road trip with Jayme, his former colleague and present girlfriend, DeMarco is ready to let his old wounds heal. But when DeMarco and Jayme arrive in Jayme's tiny hometown for her grand

Feb 19, 2018
The undertaker's daughter by Blædel, Sara, author. The undertaker's daughter

"Already widowed by the age of forty, Ilka Nichols Jensen, a school portrait photographer, leads a modest, regimented, and uneventful life in Copenhagen. Until unexpected news rocks her quiet existence: Her father--who walked out suddenly and inexplicably on the family more than three decades ago--has died. And he's left her something in his will: his funeral home. In Racine, Wisconsin. Clinging to this last shred of communication from the father she hasn't heard from since childhood, Ilka makes

Feb 19, 2018
Twenty-One Days by Perry, Anne Twenty-One Days

Feb 19, 2018
Too close to breathe - a novel by Kiernan, Olivia, author. Too close to breathe - a novel

"Olivia Kiernan's tautly written debut novel immerses readers in a chilling murder case. and the tantalizing, enigmatic victim at the center of it all. In a quiet Dublin suburb, within her pristine home, Eleanor Costello is found hanging from a rope. Detective Chief Superintendent Frankie Sheehan would be more than happy to declare it a suicide. Four months ago, Frankie's pursuit of a killer almost ended her life and she isn't keen on investigating another homicide. But the autopsy reveals poo

Feb 19, 2018
Too big to die - an Odelia Grey mystery by Jaffarian, Sue Ann, 1952- author. Too big to die - an Odelia Grey mystery

It's the dog days of summer for Odelia and Greg after they rescue a dog from a closed car on a blistering hot day. The culprit is former reality star Marla Kingston, who's married to a client of Odelia's law firm. The dog was saved, but Odelia's job might not be when Kingston demands blood. Things get even stickier when a video of the rescue goes viral, and the man who helped them winds up dead. And who is the mysterious young woman who shows up about the same time? Is she connected or just an o

Feb 19, 2018
To dream of the dead by Rickman, Philip. To dream of the dead

Feb 19, 2018
Tart of Darkness by Swanson, Denise Tart of Darkness

Feb 19, 2018
Tango down by Knopf, Chris, author. Tango down

A routine visit to one of Sam Acquillo's job sites becomes anything but. The home's owner, Victor Bollings, is lying in a pool of blood, the back of his head bashed in. One of Sam's closest friends in the cabinetry trade is quickly behind bars as the obvious suspect. For the cops, this is all standard operating procedure. But as it turns out, nothing about the case is routine, obvious or standard in any way. Sam and defense attorney Jackie Swaitkowski are used to an uneasy, though often reciproc

Feb 19, 2018
The suffering of strangers by Ramsay, Caro, author. The suffering of strangers

"When a six-week-old baby is stolen from outside a village shop, Detective Inspector Costello quickly surmises there's more to this case than meets the eye. As she questions those involved, she uncovers evidence that suggests this was no impulsive act, as the police initially assumed, but something cold, logical, meticulously planned. Who has taken Baby Sholto--and why? DCI Colin Anderson meanwhile is on the Cold Case Unit, reviewing the unsolved rape of a young mother back in 1996. Convinced th

Feb 19, 2018
Stowed away by Ross, Barbara, 1953- author. Stowed away

It’s June in Busman’s Harbor, Maine, and Julia Snowden and her family are working hard to get their authentic Maine clambake business ready for summer. Preparations must be put on hold, however, when a mysterious yacht drops anchor in the harbor—and delivers an unexpected dose of murder . . .When Julia’s old prep school rival Wyatt Jayne invites her to dinner on board her billionaire fiancé’s decked-out yacht, Julia arrives to find a sumptuous table set for two—and the yachtsman dead in his chai

Feb 19, 2018
The smile of a ghost by Rickman, Philip. The smile of a ghost

Merrily is called to investigate a possible ghost sighting in her seventh fascinating adventure. In the affluent, historic town of Ludlow, a teenage boy dies in a fall from the castle ruins. Accident or suicide? No great mystery—so why does the boy's uncle, retired detective Andy Mumford, turn to diocesan exorcist Merrily Watkins? More people will die before Merrily, her own future uncertain, uncovers a dangerous obsession with suicide, death, and the afterlife hidden within these shadowed medie

Feb 19, 2018
The Sixth Day by Coulter, Catherine/ Ellison, J. T. The Sixth Day

Feb 19, 2018
Shot in the dark by Coyle, Cleo, author. Shot in the dark

"From Cleo Coyle, the New York Times bestselling author of Dead Cold Brew, comes a delicious new entry in the "fun and gripping" (The Huffington Post) Coffeehouse Mystery series. A smartphone dating game turns the Village Blend into a hookup hotspot--until a gunshot turns the landmark coffeehouse into a crime scene. As Village Blend manager Clare Cosi fixes a date for her wedding, her ex-husband is making dates through smartphone swipes. Clare has mixed feelings about these match-ups happening

Feb 19, 2018
Shoot first - (think later) by Woods, Stuart, author. Shoot first - (think later)

"The irresistible Stone Barrington returns for another racy adventure from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods. Stone Barrington has faced intrigue before and come out clean on the other side, but this latest turn of events might be too scandalous even for him"--

Feb 19, 2018
She came back by Wentworth, Patricia She came back

Feb 19, 2018
Searcher of the Dead - A Bess Ellyott Mystery by Herriman, Nancy Searcher of the Dead - A Bess Ellyott Mystery

Feb 19, 2018
Scot free by McPherson, Catriona, 1965- author. Scot free

Feb 19, 2018
The remains of an altar by Rickman, Philip. The remains of an altar

Feb 19, 2018
Prague noir by Prague noir

Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. The noir quotient of this legendary Eastern European city will enthrall and terrify readers from across the globe. Brand-new stories by: Martin Goffa, Štepán Kopriva, Miloš Urban, Jirí W. Procházka, Chaim Cigan, Ondrej Neff, Petr Stancík, Katerina Tucková, Markéta Pi

Feb 19, 2018

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