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Cut you down - a novel by Wiebe, Sam, author. Cut you down - a novel

"Tabitha Sorenson is missing. The bright but unstable student disappeared in the aftermath of a scandal involving millions of dollars in college funds. Professor Dana Essex doesn't think the missing money and the missing student are connected, but she hires Vancouver PI David Wakeland to find Tabitha, with whom she is in love. When Wakeland discovers Tabitha has in fact stolen the money and is hiding out with her lover and reports back to his client, Essex is crushed to learn that Tabitha is in

Jan 23, 2018
Crazy rhythm - a Gunnar Nilson mystery by Emory, T. W. Crazy rhythm - a Gunnar Nilson mystery

"In the summer of 1950, private eye Gunnar Nilson reluctantly agrees to accompany Rune Granholm on an errand to collect gambling winnings. When Gunnar arrives at Rune's Wallingford apartment, he finds the man dead, shot with his own gun. No one much cared for the caddish ne'er-do-well, but Gunnar feels he owes it to Rune's brother, a good friend and casualty of World War II, to find the killer. When a paying client arrives, Gunnar puts this investigation aside. Attorney Ethan Calmer wants him t

Jan 17, 2018
Claws for concern by James, Miranda, author. Claws for concern

"Charlie Harris and his Maine Coon cat, Diesel, are embroiled in a new mystery when a cold case suddenly heats up in the latest installment of the New York Times bestselling series. Charlie Harris has been enjoying some peace and quiet with his new grandson when a mysterious man with a connection to an unsolved murder starts visiting the library.."--

Jan 17, 2018
Chord of evil - a Phineas Fox mystery by Rayne, Sarah, author. Chord of evil - a Phineas Fox mystery

Phineas Fox finds it impossible to refuse when his sport-loving neighbour Toby begs for his help in finding out what's happened to his cousin Arabella, who seems to have disappeared without trace. The only clue to her whereabouts is an obscure 1940s' portrait left in her flat, a gift from her godfather, Stefan. The painting depicts the mysterious Christa Klein, Stefan's sister - and an alleged murderess. Was Christa Klein really guilty of a monstrous crime? What exactly happened within brooding

Jan 17, 2018
Chasing the dime by Connelly, Michael, 1956- Chasing the dime

Henry Price has a whole new life-new apartment, new telephone, new telephone number. But the first time he checks his messages, he discovers that someone had the number before him. The messages on his line are for a woman named Lilly, and she is in some kind of serious trouble. Price is inexorably drawn into Lilly's world, and it's unlike any world he's ever known. It is a nighttime world of escort services, websites, sex, and secret identities. Price tumbles through a hole, abandoning his order

Jan 17, 2018
Casting bones- a new voodoo mystery series set in New Orleans by Bruns, Don Casting bones- a new voodoo mystery series set in New Orleans

Jan 20, 2018
Bucket's list by Blackwood, Gary L., author. Bucket's list

Introducing private investigator Charley Field, the true-life inspiration behind Charles Dickens' Inspector Bucket, in an intriguing new Victorian mystery series. December, 1853. Having found fame as the inspiration behind Inspector Bucket in Charles Dickens' recent bestselling serialization, Bleak House, former Detective Inspector Charley Field has set himself up as a private enquiry agent - so far without success. Matters become personal however when the body of a local prostitute is found flo

Jan 17, 2018
Body in the trunk by Craig, Elizabeth Spann Body in the trunk

Jan 19, 2018
Bloody Scotland - New Fiction from Scotland's Best Crime Writers by Crawford, James (EDT) Bloody Scotland - New Fiction from Scotland's Best Crime Writers

Jan 17, 2018
Better dead by Kopfler, Pamela. Better dead

As the owner of a charming Louisiana bed and breakfast, Holly Davis believes in Southern hospitality—but she draws the line at welcoming the ghost of her cheating husband . . .Burl Davis checked out of this life a little earlier than expected—before Holly could serve him with divorce papers over his extramarital flings. Unfortunately, it was not before he nearly bankrupted her beloved B&B, Holly Grove, a converted plantation that has been in her family for generations. Holly would never wish any

Jan 17, 2018
Bel, book, and scandal by McConnon, Maggie, author. Bel, book, and scandal

"Bel McGrath tries her best to keep herself on the straight and narrow but she just has a taste for trouble. This time danger arrives in the form of a newspaper left behind by holiday visitors to Shamrock Manor--and a photograph that jolts Bel out of the present and back into a dark chapter from her past. The person in the photo is Bel's best friend Amy Mitchell, long gone from Foster's Landing, at a commune in upstate New York shortly after her disappearance. The picture, and Bel's burning desi

Jan 17, 2018
Beignets and Broomsticks by Ripley, J. R. Beignets and Broomsticks

Jan 20, 2018
An Aegean April by Siger, Jeffrey, author. An Aegean April

The beautiful Greek island of Lesvos, birthplace of the poet Sappho, and for centuries an agrarian paradise famed for anise-flavored ouzo and tasty sardines, sees its serenity turn into chaos as the world watches boatloads of refugees daily flee onto its shores from Turkey across the narrow Mytilini Strait. Mihalis Volandes is one of Lesvos' elite, the patriarch of a storied shipping clan. He's weathered many changes in his long life, and when a government policy accelerates the surge of refugee

Jan 18, 2018
A whisper of bones / A Jane Lawless Mystery by Hart, Ellen, author. A whisper of bones / A Jane Lawless Mystery

"Fans of Jane Lawless new and old will be fascinated by newly minted Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Ellen Hart's latest intricate puzzle in A Whisper of Bones. Britt Ickles doesn't remember much from her only visit to her mother's childhood home when she was a kid, except for playing with her cousin Timmy and the eruption of a sudden family feud. That's why, when she drops by unannounced after years of silence, she's shocked when her aunts tell her Timmy never existed, that she must be c

Jan 17, 2018
A treacherous curse - a Veronica Speedwell mystery by Raybourn, Deanna, author. A treacherous curse - a Veronica Speedwell mystery

"Veronica Speedwell returns in an adventure filled with betrayal and deception from Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey Mysteries. London, 1888. When archeological photographer John de Morgan mysteriously vanishes with a priceless artifact, Victorian adventuress Veronica Speedwell and her natural historian colleague, Stoker Templeton-Vane, are pulled into a dangerous world of conspiracies and ancient threats. De Morgan, now married to Stoker's former wif

Jan 17, 2018
A tangled yarn by Hechtman, Betty, 1947- author. A tangled yarn

Betty Hechtman knits up murder and mayhem in the latest in the national bestselling Yarn Retreat Mystery series. Casey Feldstein has her hands full with preparations at the Vista Del Mar hotel on the scenic Monterey Peninsula as another yarn retreat begins. The retreaters will be thrown for a loop this time, learning the trendy art of arm knitting and finger crocheting. But not everyone is enthusiastic about trying something new, and Casey is forced to come up with an alternative craft for her l

Jan 23, 2018
A reckoning in the back country - a Samuel Craddock mystery by Shames, Terry, author. A reckoning in the back country - a Samuel Craddock mystery

"Acting Police Chief Samuel Craddock investigates the murder of a visiting physician, whose mangled body is found in the woods"--

Jan 18, 2018
A mortal likeness- a Victorian mystery by Rowland, Laura Joh, author. A mortal likeness- a Victorian mystery

Hired by wealthy banker, Sir Gerald Mariner, to find his missing son, photographer and private eye Sarah Bain must figure out if the kidnapping is a cover-up for murder, especially when the case intertwines with her search for her father who disappeared 20 years earlier.

Jan 17, 2018
A Gruesome Discovery by Harrison, Cora A Gruesome Discovery

Jan 17, 2018
A Funeral in Mantova by Wagner, David P. A Funeral in Mantova

Jan 20, 2018

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