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Bimini twist by Greenlaw, Linda, 1960- author. Bimini twist

"Jane Bunker returns in another thrilling, small-town mystery set in Down East Maine It seems like everyone in Green Haven knows that Jane Bunker has scored an invite to the ultra-exclusive Summer Solstice Soiree--and they all assume she'll be in attendance, as one of the few eligible single women in town. Of course, that's the last place Jane would like to be; hobnobbing and making small talk with the upper crust isn't exactly her idea of a good time. She prefers to put in her hours working as

Jul 19, 2018
Bleeding darkness by Chapman, Brenda, 1955- author. Bleeding darkness

"David McKenna lies dying in a Kingston hospital, his children gathered from across the country to say a final goodbye. But the family reunion opens old wounds. David's only daughter, Lauren, never recovered from the unsolved murder of her high school best friend Zoe Delgado fourteen years earlier--or the suspicion that her brother, Tristan, was behind it. Before David breathes his last, Tristan's pregnant wife, Vivian, disappears and the Major Crimes Unit is called in to help find her. With Kal

Jul 17, 2018
Blood on the tracks by Blood on the tracks

"A signalman is found dead by a railway tunnel. A man identifies his wife as a victim of murder on the underground. Two passengers mysteriously disappear between stations, leaving behind a dead body. Trains have been a favourite setting of many crime writers, providing the mobile equivalent of the 'locked-room' scenario. Their enclosed carriages with a limited number of suspects lend themselves to seemingly impossible crimes. In an era of cancellations and delays, alibis reliant upon a timely tr

Jul 19, 2018
Bloody January by Parks, Alan, author. Bloody January

An exciting, evocative noir novel set in 1973 Glasgow, a city on the cusp of a heroin epidemic, featuring detective Harry McCoy. When an 18-year-old boy shoots a young woman dead in the middle of a busy Glasgow street and then commits suicide, McCoy knows it can't be a random act of violence. With a newbie partner in tow, McCoy uses his underworld network to build a picture of a secret society run by Glasgow's wealthiest family, the Dunlops. Drugs, sex, incest; every nefarious predilection is ca

Jul 15, 2018
Bone on bone by Keller, Julia, author. Bone on bone

"The next powerful chapter in Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Keller's beloved Bell Elkins series sends readers headlong into the thick of a mystery as young as today's headlines -- but as old as the mountains that hold these lives in a tight grip. How far would you go for someone you love? Would you die? Would you kill? After a three-year prison sentence, Bell Elkins is back in Acker's Gap. And she finds herself in the white-hot center of a complicated and deadly case -- even as she comes to terms

Jul 19, 2018
Broken ice - a novel by Goldman, Matt, 1962- author. Broken ice - a novel

"Nils Shapiro has been hired to find missing Linnea Engstrom, a teenager from the small northern hockey town of Warroad, MN. Most of Warroad is in Minneapolis for the state high school hockey tournament, and Linnea never returned from last night's game. Linnea's friend Haley Housch is also missing--and soon found dead. Shot through the arm with an arrow at the Haley Housch crime scene, only the quick work of medical examiner Char Northagen saves Nil's life. Nils should be in the hospital recov

Jul 17, 2018
Buried in books - a bibliophile mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author. Buried in books - a bibliophile mystery

"In the latest in this New York Times bestselling series, matrimony and murder collide as San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright walks down the aisle... Brooklyn has it all covered. She's triple-checked her wedding to-do list, and everything is on track for the upcoming ceremony with the love of her life, security expert Derek Stone. Not everyone has been as lucky in love as Brooklyn. Her old college roommates Heather and Sara lost touch twelve years ago when Sara stole Heathe

Jul 19, 2018
Burning Ridge by Mizushima, Margaret Burning Ridge

Jul 19, 2018
Burrows by Wortham, Reavis Z. Burrows

When a serial killer arrives in Center Springs, Texas retired constable Ned Parker is drawn into the investigation with his nephew Cody, the new constable.

Jul 15, 2018
Caged by Cooper, Ellison, author. Caged

FBI profiler Sayer Altair hunts a brilliant serial killer with a dangerous obsession in Caged, a gripping thriller from debut author Ellison Cooper. In a residential Washington, D.C. neighborhood, a young woman's body is found in the basement of an abandoned house--starved to death in a cage, along with the video footage of a dark and deadly ritual.

Jul 19, 2018
City of ink / A Mystery by Hart, Elsa, author. City of ink / A Mystery

"Following the enthralling 18th century Chinese mysteries Jade Dragon Mountain and White Mirror, comes the next Li Du adventure in Whisper of Ink. Li Du was prepared to travel anywhere in the world except for one place: home. But to unravel the mystery that surrounds his mentor's execution, that's exactly where he must go. Plunged into the painful memories and teeming streets of Beijing, Li Du obtains a humble clerkship that offers anonymity and access to the records he needs. He is beginning to

Jul 19, 2018
Class reunions are murder by Klein, Libby (Mystery author), author. Class reunions are murder

Newly widowed and stuck in a middle-aged funk, Poppy has been running on cookies, infomercials, and one-sided chats with her cat for months. There's no way on earth she's attending her twenty-five-year class reunion--especially after receiving a very bizarre letter from Barbie, the popular cheerleader who taunted her all through high school. At least, not until Poppy's best friend practically drags her to the event.

Jul 19, 2018
Cold Bayou by Hambly, Barbara, author. Cold Bayou

Jul 17, 2018
Comic sans murder by Shelton, Paige, author. Comic sans murder

"The visit of quirky world-famous horror author Nathan Grimes to Star City is especially thrilling for Clare Henry and her grandfather Chester. As the owners of The Rescued Word, a charming boutique shop in town, Clare and Chester specialize in restoring old typewriters and repairing beloved books. They've invited Nathan to their shop to use their equipment for his next book. But all plans to work on the book take a step in the wrong direction when a tourist discovers an abandoned ski boot on th

Jul 17, 2018
Confound it by Toussaint, Maggie, author. Confound it

Dreamwalker Baxley Powell is called to help investigate a suspicious fire. A meth cook is dead, and when Baxley visits her beyond the Veil of Life, she determines that the woman was murdered. Unconcerned about the death of a criminal, the authorities pursue the drug supply angle, but Baxley vows to find out who killed the single mother of a teenage son. Two suspects have the strongest motive, but Baxley has reason to believe they are pawns in a deeper game.

Jul 19, 2018
Countdown - a Jesse Sutherlin mystery by Ramsay, Frederick, author. Countdown - a Jesse Sutherlin mystery

Sheriff Privette doesn't take a deep interest in this cold crime, but Jesse is not letting it go. His father's body has been found with a money belt fat with fifty dollars, a small fortune. Twenty of the seventy dollars that Sutherlin Sr. was carrying when he was reported dead of the Spanish flu in 1918 is missing. His heirloom watch given to him for "thirty years' service in the AM and O Railroad which is now the Norfolk and Western is also missing. It was gold and big as an onion. " What happe

Jul 19, 2018
Crust no one by Archer, Winnie, author. Crust no one

Business is booming at Yeast of Eden. But with a deadly mystery taking over the seaside town of Santa Sofia, the Mexican bread shop can't possibly leaven a killer's appetite . . . For once, Ivy Culpepper feels fulfilled. An apprenticeship at Yeast of Eden has opened her world to time-honored baking techniques under owner Olaya Solis's guidance--as well as the freshest small-town gossip, courtesy of chatty regulars known as the Blackbird Ladies. Ivy even begins accepting that she and restaurateu

Jul 19, 2018
Dark places - a Red River mystery by Wortham, Reavis Z., author. Dark places - a Red River mystery

"At the tail end of 1967, the Parker family once again finds it impossible to hide from a world spinning out of control. Fourteen-year-old Top still can't fit in with their Center Springs, Texas, community or forget recent, vicious crimes. His near-twin cousin Pepper, desperate to escape her own demons, rashly joins the Flower Children flocking to California--just as two businessmen are kidnapped and murdered in the Red River bottoms on the same night a deadly hit and run kills a farmer. Constab

Jul 17, 2018
Dark places by Wortham, Reavis Z. Dark places

Jul 15, 2018
Dark river rising by Johns, Roger, author. Dark river rising

"Dark River Rising is a tense and expertly-plotted mystery set against the bayous of Louisiana, from debut author Roger Johns. Baton Rouge Police Detective Wallace Hartman has had better days. With her long-time partner and mentor on medical leave and a personal life in shambles, she's called to the scene of a particularly gruesome murder: the body of a known criminal has been found in a deserted warehouse, a snake sewn into his belly. Obvious signs of torture point to a cunning and cold-blooded

Jul 19, 2018

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