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Crisis by Francis, Felix, author. Crisis

Harrison Foster is summoned to Newmarket after a fire in the Chadwick Stables kills six very valuable horses. There is far more to the 'simple' fire than initially meets the eye. For one, human remains are found among the equestrian ones. Who is the mystery victim? Harry is thrust unwillingly into the world of thoroughbred racing where the standard of care of the equine stars is far higher than that of the humans who attend to them. Can Harry solve the riddle before he is bumped off by the fallo

Oct 11, 2018
Curses, boiled again! by Randall, Shari, author. Curses, boiled again!

Allie Larkin was living her dream as a ballet dancer when a bad fall put her out of business. Now she's back home in Mystic Bay to heal a broken ankle while also helping her dear Aunt Gully get her Lazy Mermaid Lobster Shack off the ground. Nothing would help Gully more than winning the local food festival's Best Lobster Roll contest. The competition is sure to be killer--especially after one of the contest judges dies after eating a roll from one of Gully's biggest rivals. Soon, all eyes fall

Oct 17, 2018
Dandy Gilver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses- A Mystery by McPherson, Catriona Dandy Gilver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses- A Mystery

Oct 17, 2018
Dark tide rising - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne, author. Dark tide rising - a William Monk novel

"Local businessman Harry Exeter doesn't want the aid of the Thames River Police in tracking down the men who kidnapped his wife, Kate. He only asks them to help him navigate Jacob's Island, a creepy mass of decrepit buildings where he will hand off a large sum of money in exchange for her life. But when they arrive at the meeting place, Commander Monk and five of his best men are attacked from all sides, and Monk is left wondering who could have given away their plans--and why anyone would want

Oct 17, 2018
Deadly Camargue - a Provence mystery by Rademacher, Cay, author. Deadly Camargue - a Provence mystery

Oct 17, 2018
Death and Daisies - A Magic Garden Mystery by Flower, Amanda Death and Daisies - A Magic Garden Mystery

Oct 17, 2018
Death from a top hat by Rawson, Clayton, author. Death from a top hat

A detective steeped in the art of magic solves the mystifying murder of two occultists. Now retired from the tour circuit on which he made his name, master magician The Great Merlini spends his days running a magic shop in New York’s Times Square and his nights moonlighting as a consultant for the NYPD. The cops call him when faced with crimes so impossible that they can only be comprehended by a magician’s mind. In the most recent case, two occultists are discovered dead in locked rooms, one sp

Oct 12, 2018
Death in Sunset Grove by Lindgren, Minna, 1963- author. Death in Sunset Grove

Good detectives come in all manner of guises. Meet Siiri and Irma, best friends and the queen bees of Sunset Grove, a retirement community for those still young at heart. With a combined age of nearly 180, Siiri and Irma are still just as inquisitive and witty as when they first met decades ago. But when their comfortable world is upturned by a suspicious death at Sunset Grove, Siiri and Irma are shocked into doing something about it. Determined to find out exactly what happened and why, they be

Oct 17, 2018
Death of a neighborhood Scrooge by Levine, Laura, 1943- author. Death of a neighborhood Scrooge

Air mansion, accompanied by her friend Lance and her cat, Prozac. But when a grumpy neighbor gets himself iced, she’ll have to find the culprit or she may spend the New Year in jail . . . Scotty Parker is a former child star who once played Tiny Tim, but now he’s grown up into the role of neighborhood Scrooge. He cuts the wires on his neighbors’ Christmas lights and tells local kids that Santa had a stroke. And his miserly, bah-humbug attitude lasts year-round—a fact known all too well by his cu

Oct 17, 2018
Death of a Russian doll by Early, Barbara, author. Death of a Russian doll

"Who knew? Liz McCall is not thrilled when her boyfriend Police Chief Ken Young introduces her to his estranged wife Marya. The model-quality Russian immigrant, back in East Aurora to rekindle their romance, will be working as a hairstylist at the barber shop next door to Well Played, the toyshop Liz manages for her dad. When Marya offers to help with the shop's doll rehab project, Liz can't help but offer up only a weak smile, but her secret hesitations are for naught when Marya's body is disco

Oct 11, 2018
Die for love / A Jacqueline Kirby Novel of Suspense by Peters, Elizabeth, 1927- Die for love / A Jacqueline Kirby Novel of Suspense

Oct 11, 2018
Dig deep my grave by Honigford, Cheryl, author. Dig deep my grave

Radio star Vivian Witchell has finally mustered up the courage to invite her long-time love interest, Charlie, to meet her family at their luxurious cottage on Geneva Lake. But the visit goes terribly wrong when an old flame of Vivian's turns up dead--and it looks like Charlie might be the culprit. Set in the glittering world of the 1930s Chicago radio scene, Vivian is locked in a race against the clock to solve the murder and save the man she loves before she loses him forever.

Oct 17, 2018
Double wedding death - a Harriet Truman/loose threads mystery by Sachitano, Arlene, 1951- author. Double wedding death - a Harriet Truman/loose threads mystery

Long arm quilter Harriet Truman and her friends from the Loose Threads, decide an applique conference in Galveston, Texas, is just the change of pace they need after a difficult year in Foggy Point, Washington. The fact that local chef James Garvin will be in Galveston attending a Cajun cooking class is a bonus. However, Harriet encounters a drunken groom in the lobby bar the first night and is then accosted by his angry bride, Jennifer Johnson. The next day, at a mixer designed to help the atte

Oct 17, 2018
Down the aisle with murder by Wallace, Auralee. author. Down the aisle with murder

"Some wedding stories are so bizarre that you can't even make them up. Take Erica Bloom's latest case of an Otter Lake bride whose BFF is MIA at the time she's supposed to perform her duties as maid of honor... only to be found DOA. Erica and her security team--minus her beloved Grady, who's on vacation, trying to stay out of town business and has a no-nonsense sheriff covering for him--have followed every possible lead to find out what really happened to the young woman. Is her death the result

Oct 14, 2018
Down the broken road by Backlund, J. R., author. Down the broken road

"Rachel Carver's career with the North Carolina Bureau of Investigation came to a shuddering halt after her last case led to the collateral death of an innocent woman and a shameful cover-up by her superiors. She's turned in her badge and is settling in to a new life as a legal investigator--but Rachel's past won't leave her alone. An anonymous tip leads her to investigate a possible link between a recent grizzly murder and the case that ruined her career. With a new set of clues to run down, Ra

Oct 11, 2018
Enforcing the paw by Kelly, Diane, author. Enforcing the paw

"When relationships go south, some people just can't--or won't--let go. When Fort Worth Police Officer Megan Luz and her pawed partner Brigit investigate a series of stalking incidents involving a couple who recently broke up, their detective powers are put to the test. Is this a case of a controlling creep who refuses to accept rejection--or one about a woman scorned whose fury has been unleashed? As hostilities escalate between the former lovers, the situation goes from romantically dysfuncti

Oct 12, 2018
Excellent Intentions by Hull, Richard, 1896-1973. Excellent Intentions

From the point of view of the nation, it's a good thing that he died.'Great Barwick's least popular man is murdered on a train. Twelve jurors sit in court. Four suspects are identified - but which of them is on trial? This novel has all the makings of a classic murder mystery, but with a twist: as Attorney-General Anstruther Blayton leads the court through prosecution and defence, Inspector Fenby carries out his investigation. All this occurs while the identity of the figure in the dock is kept

Oct 17, 2018
Feral attraction by Watkins, Eileen, author. Feral attraction

Cassie's good friend Dawn is part of an organization that's trying to protect a colony of stray cats on the property of a condo community in Chadwick, New Jersey. The residents have got their backs up over the cat invasion, and Dawn has come to Cassie's grooming and boarding shop, Cassie's Comfy Cats, to ask her help in talking sense to them. Not everyone's against the cats. Eccentric Sabrina Ward feeds them and has even created makeshift shelters for them in the nearby woods, infuriating her ne

Oct 14, 2018
Further chonicles of Sherlock Holmes, volume 1 by Smith, Denis O. Further chonicles of Sherlock Holmes, volume 1

Oct 11, 2018
Further chronicles of Sherlock Holmes, volume 2 by Smith, Denis O. Further chronicles of Sherlock Holmes, volume 2

Oct 17, 2018

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